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UCF fans to wear red bandanna at Saturday’s football game Two UCF students, Neal Surrena and Garrett Weiss, have started a Facebook and Twitter campaign urging the UCF community to pay tribute to fallen Boston College graduate and 9/11 hero Welles R. Crowther at Saturday’s football game. The Knights will play BC Sept. 10 at 8 p.m. Surrena and Weiss are hoping students and parents who are on campus for Family Weekend will join them in honoring Crowther who gave his life on 9/11, to help others out of one of the towers. Tailgating and game attendees are encouraged to wear Crowther’s signature red bandanna. • Thursday, September 8, 2011

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Student Union open all Knight SGA launches new ‘24/5’ study space KATIE DEES Photo Editor

The loud music keeping you awake last night wasn’t coming from the late-night partiers upstairs; it was coming from the Student Union. The UCF Student Government Association, in partnership with the Student Union, hosted a grand-

opening event on Tuesday from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. for Student Union @ Knight, the first major initiative of the McCann/Brock Administration. Starting now, the Union will be open 24 hours a day, Monday through Friday, and gives students yet another all-night study and hang out space on campus. Students

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UCF football now has a presence at convenience stores across Florida thanks to the Florida Lottery’s Fan-tastic College Football Promotion. With the purchase of a lotto ticket priced $10 or more, fans receive vouchers to enter a drawing for free UCF merchandise, home-game tickets and a grand prize of $10,000. The promotion is in its third year, but now UCF has been let in on the action. “We got such good feedback from all of our players,” Jackie Barreiros, director of public relations at the Florida Lottery, said in reference to the past years’ promotion participants. “People are so loyal to football in our area, and we wanted to expand it to all the schools who have football programs.” Seven other Florida universities are part of the promotion this year, including: Florida A&M University, Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University, Florida State University, the University of Florida, the University of Miami and the University of South Florida.

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The aftermath of the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake that hit Haiti in 2010 looked so real to sophomore industrial engineering major Maya Basquin that she felt called to help. “It was a gut-wrenching feeling and a hard moment, but the resilience that I saw in the people covered by the media was also encourag-

ing,” Basquin said. “At that point, I just knew we were all called to do something in Haiti, but I was not sure what. I just knew I needed to get there as soon I could.” Although Basquin grew up in Miramar, Fla., her mother and father were born and raised in Haiti. With extended family members who were affected by the earthquake, the devastation was personal for Basquin.

Basquin’s mother was apprehensive for her to go to Haiti, but during her freshmen orientation, an opportunity presented itself. UCF’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders, a nonprofit student service organization, was looking for people and ways to install fresh water systems in Haiti. “At that moment, I just



Sophomore engineering major Maya Basquin helped build fresh water systems in Haiti with UCF’s chapter of Engineers Without Borders last May.


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Florida Lottery continues to fund Bright Futures FROM A1 Barreiros said that three criterion were considered for schools to make the cut: the size of the football program, student-body population and the number of Bright Futures Scholarship recipients enrolled. The Florida Lottery has sponsored the Bright Futures Scholarship since 1997 and has since aided nearly half a million students attending Florida universities. As of 2010, 199,166 out of the 1.5 million scholarships the Florida Lottery awarded went to UCF students. When a lottery ticket is purchased, all revenue is put into an educational enhancement trust fund, which is appropriated toward the Bright Futures Scholarship Fund, according to legislative recommendation. Lotto players can participate in the promotion from Aug. 29 through Nov. 30. Participants will be entered into one of four preliminary drawings for prizes such as home-game tickets, UCF football t-shirts and $25 scratch-off cards. All lotto players are also entered into the grandprize drawing, which includes a $10,000 cash prize, bowl game tickets or 2012 season tickets. The four grand-prize winners will be announced on Dec. 1. “It’s not a real unique promotion,” Dr. William Sutton, UCF sports management professor, said. “They’re trying to get people that have never bought lottery tickets before to buy them and attract new affiliation.” With the 2008 economic recession came a decrease in lottery ticket purchases, Barreiros said, causing to the company finding new


With the purchase of a lotto ticket priced $10 or more,UCF fans receive vouchers to enter a drawing for free UCF merchandise,home-game tickets and a grand prize of $10,000.

ways to draw in new players. “I think our players are really smart in the sense that if you look at the economy a couple of years ago, our sales dipped a little bit,” Barreiros said. “They realize that this is just an entertainment, a discretionary investment. Everywhere we can, we promote playing responsibly.” Sutton believes the promotion will be renewed, as lottery players that are UCF students or alumni will take advantage of the opportunity to support Knights football. “It teaches people about

the lottery and gets people to buy tickets, and by doing those two things you’re supporting the sponsorship that they’ve purchased with UCF,” Sutton said. The football program does not receive a paycheck for being involved in the promotion. The partnership allows UCF football to garner more excitement for this year’s season amongst students, alumni and new fans. “It’ll help promote this developing football program and put UCF on the map not just in the Orlando area, but across the state,” Barreiros said.

Club aids Haitian village FROM A1 knew that was it...that was how I was going to help Haiti, and I knew I had to go,” Basquin said. Basquin became a member of EWB and quickly attained the organization’s treasurer and secretary positions, holding both simultaneously. Andrew Ivey, EWB’s president, was more than happy to see Basquin grow within the organization. “We are always open to all majors and all people of as many skill sets as possible,” Ivey said. “The more people that join, the more good we can do.” Last May, Basquin and 16 other members of EWB traveled to Mare Brignol, a small village in the mountains of Haiti, to help rebuild the community and install water filtration systems for its people. “Water was our first priority in helping Haiti, because within a developing nation, even in its biggest city, running water just isn’t there,” James DeMarco, UCF graduate and EWB project manager, said. Basquin was excited to get to work as soon as she walked out of the airport in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, but she was quickly turned off at the amount of beggars, the soldiers with rifles and the crushed Presidential Palace. “Last time I was there, the grass was green and the flowers were magenta, and now it is just in shambles,” Basquin said. “It was a bit shocking, and I didn’t quite

know how to handle it at first.” The eight-hour drive to the village helped Basquin feel more at ease as she started to get a taste for what people were like in Haiti, despite their current living conditions. “The driver just knew everyone, and when one man on the road asked him for a single banana to feed his hunger, the driver gave him a big stack of bananas even though he was hungry too,” Basquin said. “That is just what you do in Haiti. You help each other, because everyone is your brother or sister in some way.” This simple mentality was the mantra of EWB’s entire visit. “Our passion is to make a difference,” Ivey said. “I joined EWB because it provides an outlet for my desire to help people.” Within Mare Brignol, EWB installed 34 Biosand water filtration systems. The box filtration system includes two inches of sand called the biolayer, where bacteria-eating microbes eat away contaminates in rainwater that is poured into the filter, until the water is 95 percent free of all contaminates. “The Biosand filters are much more sustainable than other attempted water filtration systems in Haiti, with no chemicals or electricity required,” Ivey said. Haiti is working with thousands of non-governmental agencies that have ideas of how to implement clean water filtration sys-

tems but lack the knowledge of how to do so successfully. “I saw three large-scale water systems in Mare Brignol that have failed because they used pumps, motors or chemicals and had no one in charge of them,” Ivey said. “The motor will break without anyone able to fix it, and the chemicals will run out without being able to replace it.” In the future, EWB is looking to help Haitians start their own businesses and work with solar disinfection, where if a bottle of water is left on a household roof for six hours, the sun rids it of most contaminants. During the visit, EWB members spent time with and educated the village’s children. Children in Haiti cannot go to school every day because of limited resources. “It was amazing to go back and help, because I was able to identify with my was so rewarding,” Basquin said. “And now that I am back, my mother especially admires the act that I saw past her fears and pursued servicing Haiti.” Basquin is looking forward to her next opportunity to go back to Haiti and rebuild a community she had grown so close with. “My heart is still in Haiti,” she said. “I miss the kids, the bananas, the animals. I miss everything about it. I want to back as soon as possible and help the people who really need it.”

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Fraternity gets the ball rolling for charity ANDREA KEATING Contributing Writer

If you happened to stroll by the Student Union this week, you may have noticed a 6-foot ball loitering about the cobble stones with people soliciting thousands of signatures. The fall semester kicked off the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity’s annual “Get On The Ball Philanthropy.” This event supports the Children’s Miracle Network: a nonprofit organization that raises funds for children’s hospitals. The proceeds raised go directly to Shands Children’s Hospital and Arnold Palmer Medical Center. The concept behind the ball is simple: For each signature, local sponsors agree to donate money. Last year, ZBT exceeded its goal of 7,500 signatures. By Wednesday of this week, ZBT had accounted for 5,000 autographs and was still going strong. The final tally has not yet been announced; how-

ever, this year’s goal was set at a whopping 10,000. “I thought it was a terrific show,” Layne Davidson, development coordinator for the Children’s Miracle Network, said. “People were buying balloons, raffle tickets and donating cash. Students had such generosity.” ZBT has organized and executed this event for several years, but this year was unique. The fraternity chose to hold the event earlier so new students could get involved and get acquainted with the charity. In addition to the ball outside of the Union, the fraternity also held a partial proceeds night at Huey Magoos. Students from the Greek system came out to support the cause and signed in for their respective organizations, ate food and donated to Children’s Miracle Network. Cathy Droke, director of the Greater Orlando Children’s Miracle Network, supervises the funding. She


Zeta Beta Tau’s annual “Get On The Ball Philanthropy “ supports the Children’s Miracle Network.

makes sure that every penny goes toward the purchase of patient care equipment, pediatric necessities, new building facilities and specialty treatment centers. Droke said the event was energetic and that peo-

ple actually recognized the ball and appreciated the cause. Each of the local sponsors agreed to donate 35 cents for each signature, and Droke admitted that she was surprised to witness people dipping into

their pockets and handing over cash, too. “This was the first year I was on campus for the event and actually interacted with the students,” Droke said. “I think ZBT did a great job. They knew what they were talking

about and really cared about the kids.” ZBT President Jonathan Balva is passionate about this year’s event more than ever, as recently, the fraternity won a first-place award for Best Philanthropic Effort nationwide, as well as an award for the most improved chapter for Greek community involvement. Balva assigned 10 people to man the ball each day by the Union, and each was required to take two shifts per week. Balva said he wanted an all-hands-ondeck approach. The dedication ZBT showed to this event is obvious; they have managed 1,500 hours of charity and community participation this year. “We’ve had so many signatures, it astounded me,” Balva said. “Even the media coverage was great. Fox News was out filming, and that lets me know the message has gotten across, and so far, we are right on track.”

SGA hopes to create Union tradition FROM A1 desk. Student Body President Matthew McCann was pleased with the turnout and was excited about the significance of the event. “There are so many students out here who are now becoming a part of history,” McCann said. “This is the first time ever that the Student Union has been open 24 hours outside of Study Union.” The kickoff event featured a DJ who mixed multiple genres of music while jugglers wearing checkered pants spun soccer balls and swallowed swords. Students

were able to have their caricature drawn, have their future predicted by a psychic and spin the SGA prize wheel, as well. Freshman industrial engineering major Kevin Washam came for all the “free stuff.” It was a pleasant surprise when he actually found out what the event was for. “That’s pretty cool. Usually I study in my dorm,” Washam said. “I guess I would go to the All Knight Study, but [the Student Union] is a lot closer because I live in Libra.” That’s what McCann and Student Body Vice President Adam Brock wanted:

to make sure students have somewhere to go at all hours of the day, a safe location that can offer them an area outside of their student housing. “We realized that All Knight Study was very successful but that not all students live on that end of campus,” McCann said. “The Student Union is the heart of campus, so what better place to have open 24 hours than the most accessible place to all students.” Brock said the Student Union was the next big step after All Knight Study. “We knew we had to do something big and drastic, so why not take the chance

and keep the heart of campus open 24 hours a day, five days a week,” Brock said. McCann and Brock, along with their SGA staff, served a late-night breakfast to all who attended and ended the night with a group “wop” dance to the pumping music. “We are trying to bring that out this year – that we are fun people,” Brock said. Sophomore radio/television major Akilah Fields said that the Student Union has more to offer than the library or All Knight Study. “I think it’s great, to be honest,” Fields said. “It gives a lot of people a great place to come study with friends


SGA Vice President Adam Brock gives out goodies to students waiting in line to spin the SGA wheel during the Student Union @ Knight kickoff event on Tuesday.

or hang out if they don’t want to go to the library because they think it might be too quiet for them.” Brock said it’s more than just a place to quietly study. “Here, if you want to do a group project, you can do it

right out here with three or four tables,” Brock said. “If you want to play some Xbox but don’t have one in your dorm, come on over to the Student Union. It’s a place to hang out other than your dorm.”

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PLANE CRASH KILLS 43 HOCKEY PLAYERS IN RUSSIA TUNOSHNA, Russia — A Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team crashed just after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people and leaving two others critically injured, officials said. It was one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team. The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry said the Yak-42 plane crashed into a riverbank on the Volga River immediately after leaving an airport near the western city of Yaroslavl, 150 miles (240 kilometers) northeast of Moscow. It was sunny at the time. The plane was carrying the Lokomotiv ice hockey team from Yaroslavl to Minsk, the capital of Belarus, where the team was to play Thursday against Dinamo Minsk in the opening game of the season for the Kontinental Hockey League. The ministry said the plane had 45 people on board, including 37 passengers and eight crew. Officials said Russian player Alexander Galimov survived the crash along with a crewmember. A Czech embassy official said Czech players Josef Vasicek, Karel Rachunek and Jan Marek were among those killed, and Latvian officials confirmed the death of Latvian defenseman Karlis Skrastins. “This is the darkest day in the history of our sport. This is not only a Russian tragedy, the Lokomotiv roster included players and coaches from 10 nations,” said Rene Fasel, president of the international Ice Hockey Federation. “This is a terrible tragedy for the global ice hockey community.” In recent years, Russia and the other former Soviet republics have had some of the world’s worst air traffic safety records. Experts blame the poor safety record on the age of the aircraft, weak government controls, poor pilot training and a cost-cutting mentality. The plane that crashed was built in 1993 and belonged to a small Moscow-based Yak Service company. Swarms of police and rescue crews rushed to Tunoshna, a picturesque village with a blue-domed church on the banks of the Volga River. One of the plane’s engines could be seen poking out of the river and a flotilla of boats combed the water for bodies. Russian rescue workers struggled to heft the bodies of large, strong athletes in stretchers up the muddy, steep riverbank. One resident, Irina Pryakhova, saw the plane going down, then heard a loud bang and saw a plume of smoke. “It was wobbling in flight, it was clear that something was wrong,” she said. “I saw them pulling bodies to the shore, some still in their seats with seatbelts on.” Prime Minister Vladimir Putin immediately sent the nation’s transport minister to the site, 10 miles (15 kilometers) east of Yaroslavl. President Dmitry Medvedev also planned to tour the crash site. Lokomotiv Yaroslavl is a leading force in Russian hockey and came third in the KHL last year. The team’s coach is Canadian Brad McCrimmon, who took over in May. He was most recently an assistant coach with the Detroit Red Wings, and played for years in the NHL for Boston, Philadelphia, Detroit, Hartford and Phoenix. The Russian team also featured several top European players and former NHL stars, including Slovakian forward and national team captain Pavol Demitra, who played in the NHL for the St. Louis Blues and Vancouver Canucks. Other top names on the team include Russian defenseman Ruslan Salei and Swedish goalie Stefan Liv. The KHL is an international club league that pits together teams from Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Latvia and Slovakia. Lokomotiv was a threetime Russian League champion in 1997, 2002-2003. It took bronze last season. A cup match between hockey teams Salavat Yulaev and Atlant in the central Russian city of Ufa was called off midway after news of the crash was announced by Kontinental Hockey League head Alexander Medvedev. Russian television broadcast images of an empty arena in Ufa as griefstricken fans abandoned the stadium. “We will do our best to ensure that hockey in Yaroslavl does not die, and that it continues to live for the people that were on that plane,” said Russian Ice Hockey Federation President Vladislav Tretyak. — ASSOCIATED PRESS

STEVEN RYZEWSKI Football beat writer

The Knights (1-0) welcome the Boston College Eagles (0-1) of the Atlantic Coast Conference to town Saturday night at Bright House Networks Stadium. It is arguably the biggest home game of the season, as the Knights are trying to keep momentum going and start the season 2-0, something that has eluded them since 1998. With that in mind, here’s everything you’ll need know about Saturday’s out-of-conference showdown.

UCF:Last time out The Knights opened their season at home with a 62-0 destruction of FCSopponent Charleston Southern. UCF allowed only six first downs, scored a schoolrecord eight rushing touchdowns and amassed 560 yards of total offense. The Knights showcased their three-headed monster of a rushing attack with backs Ronnie Weaver, Latavius Murray and Brynn Harvey all getting plenty of carries. Most importantly, the team showed great focus and didn’t overlook its opponent.

BC:Last time out A couple of missed field goals and a false start late in the game cost the Eagles dearly as they took a 24-17 loss at the hands of the Northwestern Wildcats in their home opener. Boston College struck heavily through the air, with sophomore quarterback Chase Rettig compiling 375 passing yards on 24-of-44 attempts. Meanwhile, the Eagles’ defense had trouble with a balanced attack from Northwestern. The Wildcats were without their starting quarterback, who was a late


Freshman wide receiver J.J.Worton made his UCF debut Saturday and will likely see time against Boston College. ALEX SCHIERHOLTZ / CENTRAL FLORIDA FUTURE

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Consistency is key for Knights’ success this season It’s just another game, right? Well, no. No it’s not. It rarely ever is. Saturday’s game against Boston College is more than just another game. It matters more than just a win or a loss in a few ways. For starters, there’s that awful record against Bowl Championship Series opponents. What’s more is that the Knights have never beaten a BCS opponent at Bright House Networks Stadium. Finally, if UCF does win on Saturday, the Knights will be 2-0 and one win closer to that undefeated, BCS-buster season we’re all secretly (in most cases, not so secretly) hoping for. Actually, here’s what Saturday’s game is really about: consistency. It’s reflective of this

STEVEN RYZEWSKI Football beat writer

season. This season is about consistency. This season, one in which the expectations have never been higher, should be about having a third straight winning season. It should be about making a third straight bowl game. It should be about, at the very least, making a second straight Conference USA title game appearance, a fourth appearance overall, and hopefully winning a second straight C-USA Championship, third


The Knights must continue to win consistently in order to be taken seriously in the BCS football world.

overall. It should be about finishing the season in the polls for the second straight year.

That’s the simple math of what this season is all about. Sure, it’d be amazing if the Knights went unde-

feated, made some historic run and turned the college football world


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Is it good for UCF if the Big XII falls apart? Erika: All this conference realignment drama is getting confusing. With Texas A&M jumping ship for the Southeastern Conference and with Texas and Oklahoma likely leaving for the Pac-12, it’s likely that the once-dominant conference will fall apart. What about the other schools in the Big XII? Where will they go? There’s a rumor floating around that the Big East will offer multiple Big XII schools a “soft landing” spot if the Big XII falls apart, leaving UCF and its Big East hopes in the dust. Iowa State and Baylor will likely join Conference USA if that happens. If the Big XII falls apart, it’ll be awful for UCF because it’s going to make it more difficult for the Knights to leave C-USA. Andy: This doomsday scenario for the Big XII is one of the best things that can happen for UCF. If all of that really happens, it means the dominoes are finally falling and UCF is at the end waiting to get pushed. The simple reason is super-conferences. If the Big XII falls apart, that means the other five automatically-qualifying BCS conferences will start look-



With the Big XII conference likely dismantling,will the Knights be the next school to be involved in college football’s conference realignment drama?

ing to have 16 teams, leaving spots for the Knights. Erika: But where would the Knights even fit? With the Big East offering landing spots to Big XII schools, there’s no room for UCF. If there’s no room in the Big East, the only other two BCS conferences that make sense (geographically) are the SEC and the Atlantic Coast

Conference. No way UCF can hang in the SEC. And making the jump to the ACC is just too risky. Look what happened to Boston College and Miami when they made the jump to the ACC from the Big East. Andy: If the ACC and Big East make the jump to 16, the remains of the Big XII will not be enough. These conferences will

have to look elsewhere, and UCF is the best of the rest. Erika: Well considering the Big East ALREADY HAS 16 teams, that’s not going to happen. And the ACC has 12 teams now. If UCF makes the jump from C-USA to the ACC, it’ll be a nightmare. The Knights are a good team and are the “best of the rest” when it

comes to non-BCS schools, but with an ACC schedule, the Knights are probably a .500 team at best. Like I said, look what happened to Boston College and Miami when they made the jump from a tough conference to an even tougher one. The best BCS fit for UCF is the Big East, and if the Big XII meltdown happens, UCF won’t join. I’d rather see them dominate

C-USA or do well in the Big East … not be a mediocre non-factor in the ACC. Andy: UCF shouldn’t be afraid of failure in the ACC. Success in BCS conferences comes from the perks of being in a BCS conference: better recruiting and national rankings. Realizing this potential will take time.

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Boston College’s defense should be tough test FROM A6 scratch, and relied on backup quarterback Kain Colter, who threw for 197 yards on the day.

What to watch for when Boston College has the ball: The Eagles had one of the weaker offenses in the FBS last season. They did, however, have some positives while passing the ball last week against Northwestern. The Knights’ defensive line should be able to contain the run, so the big question should be how the UCF secondary handles a team who passed the ball 44 times last week, as opposed to Charleston Southern, which didn’t attempt even half that many passes (18). There are also questions surrounding Boston College’s red-zone effectiveness, with the Eagles having to settle for field-goal attempts two of their four visits in the red zone, one of which was missed.

What to watch for when UCF has the ball: Simply put, the Knights will not be able to run all over the Eagles and plow huge holes the way they did against Charleston Southern. Still, expect UCF to utilize a fresh set of legs nearly every possession thanks to


Brynn Harvey,left,and Quincy McDuffie,right,are some of the Knights’biggest playmakers and will look to be utilized against Boston College’s high-powered defense.

the depth at running back. The Knights will have to be weary of Boston College’s linebacker corps, one of the best in the country anchored by junior Luke Kuechly. Expect the Knights to rely more heavily on Godfrey’s playmaking ability, because UCF will have to attempt to pass more this

week against a much better defense.

Eagles to watch out for: LB Luke Kuechly (Jr.) Kuechly is a front-runner for the Dick Butkus Award, given to the top collegiate linebacker in the country, and is listed high up on a handful of other awards

watch lists. He led the nation in tackles last year. Last week he had 18 tackles and an interception. RB Andre Williams (So.) Williams filled in last week for injured starter Montel Harris and did well. He garnered 114 yards on 22 carries and had two touchdowns. On the first play

from scrimmage last week, Williams broke free for a 69yard run, one of the highlights for the Eagles. The Eagles were pass-heavy last week, and Williams’ play on Saturday will determine how honest the Knights will have to be with regards to BC’s running game.

The big question:

Knights must improve BCS record FROM A6 upside down. They’re a confident and very capable bunch, and the schedule sort of lends itself to the possibility. So, until the Knights actually lose their first game, why not dare to dream? But if, or when, UCF does lose a game this season, let’s not all lose perspective of what really matters: UCF is growing from a program that started with an unpaid volunteer coach named Don Jonas scouring the campus for walk-on “Fighting Knights” into a big-time college football program to be reckoned with. That’s what people lose sight of. They lose sight of the fact that at the end of the day the best thing you can do in

college football, besides win BCS Championships, is just be consistently good. Winning records and bowl games every season, staying in the polls and, this is where we tie it back into Boston College, consistently beating those who you should beat. Specifically, consistently beating BCS-opponents who you should beat. Hasn’t that been one of the most frustrating parts of following this program over the years? The Knights not taking care of teams that, despite their big-time affiliations, maybe just aren’t that good or that UCF is just better than? Last year, despite all of the great things that took place, it happened twice. UCF, in my opinion, was

better than NC State and Kansas State. But the Knights squandered those games. Finally, in the Liberty Bowl, the program took a huge step forward by beating a Georgia team that was having a bad year – a Georgia team that UCF was legitimately better than at the time. I’m here to tell you that the Knights are better than the Boston College Eagles, and this Saturday should be about this program again taking care of business and beating a well-known opponent. It’s a big step towards consistency and small step toward cleaning up that record against BCS-opponents. Make no mistake. UCF’s phenom, Jeff Godfrey, likely has this season and two more after that. So yes, I do believe that

within that time that the Knights will make a big splash and a run at the top of the polls, perhaps a BCS-buster, and that Godfrey himself will make a case for the Heisman before his time here is up. I understand there is a time frame. What’s just as important in the big picture, though, is that each of Godfrey’s remaining seasons, and the ones after he leaves, are winning seasons. That they’re seasons where the Knights make bowl games and conference championship appearances. That they’re seasons where the Knights are ranked. That they’re seasons where the Knights beat opponents, BCS or not, that they should beat. Teams like Boston College on Saturday.

Can the Knights be dominant again on defense? With their depth on offense, even against a good defensive opponent like Boston College, they should be able to move the ball and score some points. How will the Knights handle a better offensive attack with a more capable offensive line then they saw last week?

Notes from Wednesday’s practice: — Offensive coordinator Charlie Taaffe said the Knights plan to continue to utilize fresh legs at running

back, rotating all three backs. “We’ve got three very good backs, and they all deserve to play, and they will,” Taaffe said. — Taaffe on Boston College’s defense and linebackers: “Defensively they have two of the best linebackers we’ll see all year...Those two guys [the linebackers] are the heart and soul of their defense...They have three top-quality players, their front is very big and strong...They’re a very sound defense.” — Senior tight end Adam Nissley on the depth of options on offense: “It puts us in certain scenarios where we can be successful...Quincy’s (McDuffie) going to be getting the ball on some edge plays, stuff like that. You’ve all seen how fast he is, so it’s fun to watch him run the ball….”

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UCF Arena hosts a show that isn’t your average Cirque-us CHRISTY PHILLIPS Contributing Writer

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than 1,300 performers. There are perma- personification. I play the goddess of the nent acts in various cities (such as Orlan- air, or “Azala” as her character’s name is. do’s own, La Nouba), but Cirque du I perform the aerial pas de deux, which is Soleil has continued with an act on aerial tissue or its original traveling acts. silk, a curtain like silk Dralion is one such material. It’s a duet with traveling show and has my partner. We’re basicalcome to Orlando. There ly the love story of the will be only eight pershow; we perform the love formances from Sept. story between the two of 21-25 at the UCF us. Arena, and student CFF: How did you get rates range from $31.50 to $67.50. involved with Cirque du Tickets can be purSoleil? Orozco: I saw La Nouba chased at www.cirqueduwhen I was 12. My mom took me for my birthday The Central and I fell in love with the Florida Future sat Amanda Orozco,right,plays the show, you know. I came down with Aman- goddess of the air in Cirque du out of there right away sayda Orozco, one of Soleil’s traveling show Dralion. ing, ‘This is what I want to the performers, to do with my life.’ She supFor the full length find out what life is ported me; she said, ‘FolQ&A, visit: like working for low your dreams. Do what Cirque du Soleil. you want to do.’ But I don’t think she really expected Central Florida Future: What is me to go that route and I totally did. I ran your job with Cirque du Soleil? away and joined the circus. From there, I Amanda Orozco: I perform; I’m an graduated from Ocoee High School, I aerialist in the show. The show is based moved to Montreal to do the national around the four elements: wind, water, earth and fire. They all take on a human PLEASE SEE OROZCO ON A11 ARTWORK COURTESY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL


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Band takes tour, music to new heights LAUREN HOLLIDAY Contributing Writer

Dayton, Ohio rock band Hawthorne Heights started their 2011 You Are Not Alone tour on Aug. 20, playing old favorites and new songs off their recently released EP Hate. Hate is the first of a trilogy; they expect to release a new EP every four to five months. Implementing their own record label, Cardboard Empire, gives them the freedom to release music whenever they want. The nine-track EP is honest, deep and gives a look into the band’s hardships through the past years, including the loss of their bandmate Casey Calvert and their record label drama. Hawthorne Heights drummer Eron Bucciarelli

For the full length Q&A, visit: took time before the band’s Sept. 2 show in Charleston, S.C., to speak to the Central Florida Future about the band’s tour, record label and more. Central Florida Future: Hawthorne Heights have performed about 11 shows on You Are Not Alone tour. How has the reaction been so far? Eron Bucciarelli: We played at odd venues recently. One of our shows was at a casino, so that was a little awkward, but we’ve gotten a positive reaction.

Hawthorne Heights started their 2011 You Are Not Alone tour Aug.20,playing old favorites and new songs from their EP.

CFF: Which song on your tour has gotten fans most hyped? Bucciarelli: We have

played a couple new songs of our new EP Hate. The title track [Hate] has gotten the best reaction out of


the new stuff we’ve played. CFF: What is your favorite song to play?

Bucciarelli: In general or off the new album?


• Sept. 8, 2011


Book budgets for the broke and the beautiful SHANNON SCHEIDELL Contributing Writer

I didn’t think to look in a travel guide for the inspiration I needed to start living smarter, but this one’s got me rethinking my strategy on the whole living paycheck-to-paycheck business. Stuart Schuffman’s voice comes across as if he’s just dying to tell you the scoop. He does a pretty good job at covering all the bases as far as budgets go — and these budgets are super tight. So tight you might spend more time looking for a ride to the job interview you might be missing at this very moment while you read the Central Florida Future, when you could be making some money as an English tutor or some such trade, if only you had read this book first. Schuffman breaks it

down. He gives you all of the details: the dirty, the grit, the grime, the beauty and the lust any novelist could dream of, but with a heavy dose of facts, tips and tricks that are sure to either get you laid or get you some free food. If you’re in need of any or all of the above, take the time to at least skim through the organized sections of this book. In the past, Broke-Ass (Schuffman with Jill Strominger) directed its target to the regions of New York and San Francisco; now, Young, Broke & Beautiful, also known as the Guide to Living Cheaply, covers the entire globe. Well, as far as travelers have made it thus far. Young, Broke & Beautiful covers an array of topics, from not only on how to impress a date while traveling light, but also on essential eating tips, ways to


Stuart Schuffman’s Young,Broke & Beautiful covers impressing a date while traveling light and having fun on a budget.

make money (both safe and extremely dangerous) and of course how to have fun on a budget. Schuffman’s favorite

topic? How to navigate the land of the drink. All the while, as always, remaining frugal. At this point, I’m won-

Orozco: ‘It is the picture-perfect job’ FROM A11

from the floor level up to the grid, so somewhere in between 40 feet.

circus school, which is essentially like a circus college, I guess you could say, for an intensive threeand-a-half year program. And right as I finished that, Cirque called me and asked me if I’d be interested in partaking in Dralion, and I for sure said, ‘Of course!’ And that’s how I got started here. CFF: How did it feel to have the place you dreamed of working for call you and ask for you to work for them? Orozco: It was totally surreal. I mean, it’s everything you dream for. It’s the scenario you play out in your head, but when it actually takes place you kind of just want to pinch yourself. I think the worst


Central Florida Future contributing writer Christy Phillips,left,interviews Amanda Orozco,center,one of the performers of Cirque du Soleil’s Dralion.

part is hanging up the phone and you’re like, ‘Did that just happen?’ It’s something that you’ve thought about, but when it does take place it feels like a dream. And it still feels like a dream. It is the picture-perfect job for me to fly above audiences on a

daily basis, to share the passion of Cirque du Soleil every night. CFF: How high up is the aerial tissue? Orozco: Our grid is located at about 40 feet. And then the stage, and we use every inch of space

CFF: UCF is full of people with big dreams. You are 22, have already found your dream and living your dream every single day. What would you say to people that are working towards their dream? Orozco: If you’re passionate about something and you have a heart for it, then no matter how far off it seems, no matter how much of a fairytale or how much people doubt the accessibility of what you want to attain, it’s totally possible. And if it’s something you’re willing to work towards, you can make it, even if it is a dream as far off as running away and joining the circus.

New album is relatable to everyone FROM A10 CFF: In general. Bucciarelli: We played “Four White Walls” a couple times off our new EP, and that was a lot of fun. In general, out of all our old stuff, it changes for me from tourto-tour, but right now our old underground stuff. CFF: Do you [Hawthorne Heights] change your songs while on tour or is it a set list? Bucciarelli: No, we have five albums’ worth of material to play, and every tour we do we change it up. It gives the fans sort of a treat from the past. CFF: Your music is easily relatable. Was that on purpose or did it just sort of happen that way? Bucciarelli: I think it sort of just happened that way. I think the experi-

ences we had are not unlike what a lot of people go through on a pain basis or things that happen to people in their life. Not everyone has a lawsuit with their record label by any means, but people have lost their friends, gotten into an argument with somebody that they care about and felt the emotional pain and heartache, which that all brings, so there may be parallels there to the lives we’ve lead over the last several years and what people go through. I don’t know if that was intentional; they were just made to be songs, more or less just us getting stuff off our chest. If people can relate to what we’re doing that’s even better. CFF: I read that Hawthorne Heights helps the local music scenes by having local bands open at your shows. How are you finding

them or how are they finding you? Bucciarelli: We refer to local promoters to find bands in the local communities because it’s too daunting of a task for us to sit down and search through all the bands from one market to the next. The whole idea is to have a bunch of local openers on this tour. It serves a couple purposes: It lets our fans know that there are other good bands out there in their area. Hopefully, in turn after supporting us, they will support their local bands next time they play a show in their town, which will start a pop in the music scene with a fan base to fall back on. CFF: Hawthorne Heights has a Tumblr where you hold live chats and post pictures from your tour.

Is this the best place for fans to keep up to date with you? Bucciarelli: Yeah, we have pretty much every social media account, and they’re all tied in with each other. You can use Facebook, eheights, you can use Twitter which is!/Hawthorn eHgts, and then you can hit us up on our Tumblr which is just and redirects to our Tumblr site. So there is tons of ways to stay in touch with us and find out when where coming to your town. CFF: Anything you’d like to say to the students at UCF? Bucciarelli: Please check out our new EP, it’s called Hate. Come see us live because without our fans we wouldn’t be able to survive. We would love to hang out with you guys.

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dering if he collected all of this information purely by word of mouth, or if this is really a brilliant manifesto of time spent researching and digging up all the facts and figures he possibly could to make this available to anyone who can get their hands on this book. Schuffman suggests you rent it at a library nearest you, in case you were wondering. This saves you money! He dabbles in a lot of truth, and a bit of fury, among his reasons for choosing one job opportunity over another, and that’s what makes this book such a smooth read: his ability to flawlessly weave

all this information together. At times I can see myself traveling alongside Schuffman’s broke-ass down secret alleyways, going dumpster diving, but most of it reads like a list of sponsors one might find in a magazine. In any case, he knows what works for him. Schuffman sold out in the first two weeks when he printed his own copies of Broke-Ass Stuart’s Guide to Living Cheaply in San Francisco, and now there is even a TV show airing on the Independent Film Channel called Young, Broke & Beautiful, named after the book that came out in June. Young, Broke & Beautiful provided me with a little insight on the real joys in life that should be given for free. It’s like I just spent a week with this fella who’s been surfing my couch, eating all my food, and though I may have resented him at the time for slacking so hard, he was really doing me a favor. You see, by nagging the hell out of me philosophically, after it’s all said and done, and the book is out of my hands. I can now go back to my miserable ways and hate myself some more for being able to say that I still have yet to own a passport. There’s one thing he suggests actually paying for — I bet it’s worth every penny.

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trend has recently sprung up among many mosques in the Central Florida area that has rubbed many in the Muslim community the wrong way. The Orlando Sentinel reported last week that the Islamic Society of Central Florida has decided to begin charging worshippers attending services at some of their mosques for parking their vehicle, a decision that’s been dubbed “pay to pray.” Attendees are being charged a rate of $5 per car to park their vehicle. This violates the Islamic belief that money for religious purposes is given voluntarily, according to the Sentinel. One woman, Dena AlAtassi, expressed significant reservations with this new policy, according to the Sentinel. “It’s a very sensitive issue in our faith when you mix money with worship,” AlAtassi said. “The idea that you come to a place of worship and they are demanding money to enter rubs people the wrong way.” Despite this type of concern over the fee, Imam Muhammad Musri, president

of the Islamic Society, contends that no one is actually being forced to pay for parking, according to the Sentinel. “They have it totally wrong. We have explained it over and over that this is not pay to pray,” Musri said. “It’s a recommended donation, and if someone says, ’I’m not going to pay,’ that’s fine. We say, ‘Welcome, come on in.’” Islamic belief should be honored and respected when it comes to worship services. Even recommending a donation still places worshippers in an awkward position if they choose to say no. Someone who is not a Muslim could be arriving at the mosque simply to experience what their services are like and leave with the wrong impression regarding the Muslim faith. It is also important to note that none of the other Central Florida mosques are charging for parking, nor churches or synagogues, according to the Sentinel. The Islamic Society provides a way to avoid this fee. According to the Sentinel, Muslims could avoid paying the parking fee by joining the Islamic Society with a dona-

tion of $30 or more a month. This could still be construed as a backdoor way of making worshippers pay for their parking. The practice of charity is a traditional part of the Muslim faith. It is strongly encouraged in Islam as a means of purifying one’s wealth and in order to alleviate poverty and suffering. To require Muslims to pay for parking at their place of worship, however, falls outside of this tradition. It is forcing Muslims to contribute to the mosque, although that decision is traditionally a voluntary one. Religious organizations in general should allow individuals to voluntarily contribute their funds. Those who come to worship should be able to arrive at their place of worship without concern over having enough money to simply attend their respective services. Charging Muslims to park their vehicles at mosques is a practice that needs to end. The Islamic Society should follow the example of other mosques and churches in Central Florida and not charge worshippers for parking.

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Trade sneers for smiles on Sept. 11 Brace yourselves. her in the face. This is the thought As a Muslim teenage that went through my girl, not only was I dealhead on Sept. 11, 2001, at ing with acne, body image the tender age of 14, issues and low selfsilently aimed at every esteem as is de rigueur of other Muslim who was American girlhood, but watching the events that due to my religious unfolded on that Tuesday beliefs and the fact that I morning. wore a scarf on my head, Wherever you were I was now the expert on SARAH ASLAM that day — at school, at Islam and Middle Eastern Guest Columnist work, in front of the telepolitics overnight. Pretty vision, safely tucked in overwhelming. your mother’s womb or still a name Most people upon meeting me in a baby book – you know. asked my name, as is custom. Others For us, it was a double tragedy. didn’t have to ask — they already Hours after the attacks, my local knew: Towel-head. Rag-head. Camel mosque sent out emails urging the jockey. community to be careful and Terrorist. employ a buddy system when going These are names that were whisout. While the nation mourned, we pered in the halls, screamed at me wondered if we were safe to go to from a passing car as I walked to the the grocery store for fear of unwarlibrary after school. I was paying the ranted retribution. price for the actions of someone I felt cheated. I was hurting just else along with the rest of my comlike everyone else. I cried that day. I munity. cried in the days that followed, but I missed a lot of school because for different reasons. Children like of it. My mom wrote a lot of sick to ask questions. When you’re 14, notes. My guidance counselor children can ask some really mean thought I had cancer. Like I said, questions. kids can be really mean. “So where were you yesterday?” a A lot has changed since then, girl asked me. (Home, sick. I’d been much of it for the better. It’s been 10 watching Good Morning America years. I’ve grown from a skittish and eating some type of breakfast teenager into a woman who knows cereal. I really was sick that day. I who she is and can confidently say swear I had nothing to do with it.) so. Out of the tragedy of 9/11 has I didn’t know who the Taliban come a genuine interest in Islam were. I didn’t have an opinion about and Muslims and who we really are al-Qaida because I didn’t know who as a community. they were, either. And don’t get me In the days surrounding the 10started on the marriage questions. year anniversary of 9/11, the eyes Someone asked me about polygamy will shed tears and the hearts will in Islam during a United States hismourn. I hope every wet eye will be tory class. I told her the truth: It was due to true sadness and reflection allowed, but the husband has to on the tragedy of 9/11. I know for a treat his wives equally. One girl few, the tears will flow because of a sneered and said, “Oh, so if he gets whispered slur or a pointed look or one pregnant, he has to get all of a graffitied mosque. them pregnant?" I wish I had said, So for those of you reading this, “Well, no. But were that to happen, know that the Muslim community he’d actually be legally obligated to mourns with you. If you happen to take care of them. As opposed to if walk past me or any other Muslim your boyfriend impregnated you on this campus and in this commuand his three other baby mommas.” nity, exchange a stare for a smile. Instead, I stammered a response I promise, despite the tears on that was not quite as pithy as that. your face and my face, I’ll smile Ten years later, I still want to punch back.


Drilling in Everglades a detrimental scheme Ever wonder what here than oil. people are thinking? And “The Everglades is a who needs a frontal major source of recharge lobotomy worse than you to the Biscayne Aquifer, or I? Rep. Michele Bachone of the main sources mann, Republican presiof drinking water for the dential candidate, is the south Florida metropolifirst person who comes tan area,” Martinez said. to my mind. The South Florida So what has she done Everglades Restoration lately to crawl under my Project perfectly outlines ANDREA KEATING skin? I branded it the via the web an ocular Guest Columnist "raze Florida agenda,” or atlas that vindicates Maras publicly tinez’s statement. The discussed,“Let’s drill the Florida Everglades is more than a subtropiEverglades for oil.” This past weekcal wetland. Though it once covered end, Bachmann attended a campaign about 4,000 square miles, it is now stop in Sarasota where she revealed less than half that size. It is home to her “commonsensical plan” on why some extremely specialized animals we should drill the Everglades, but and plants. Any form of digging or only if we do so “responsibly.” drilling will disturb that precious To me, that entire sentence is a ecosystem; moreover, it will cause walking convulsion. Last time I did havoc on people’s lives too, never the math, drilling for anything was a mind the localized flora and fauna. sullied job, and simply put, there’s After researching many articles and no other way around it. Recently, evidence online, I’m truly alarmed. Mother Jones illuminated the discusThe rationale is not only obvision with Bachmann’s Floridian ous, but frightening. Bachmann’s audience. They focused on how she proposal is sheer madness. Floridivoiced her concern for the environans could never agree to such nonment and her level of conscious sense — or could they? Gov. Rick weighing preservation. Scott is another supporter of “No one wants to hurt or con“drilling amusement.” He too has taminate the earth. We don’t want to tried to take one step forward and harm our water, our ecosystems or 50 years back in regard to the Envithe air. That is a minimum bar,” ronmental Protection Act. AccordBachmann said. ing to the Miami Herald, Scott Personally, I find her words to be announced that Florida doesn’t halfhearted deceptions. Why? Bachneed regulations as we already have mann voted to abolish the Environ“guidelines in place that will accommental Protection Act. Now why plish the same things.” Scott asked would somebody do that? Oh yes, so the EPA to shrink their laws that are they would not be: accountable, restricting water management stanblamable or liable for the devastadards. I think in English I can differtion of the Everglades National Park. entiate that as, “Let me do as I Dr. Christopher J. Martinez, assis- please.” tant professor of water resources in Overall, I think people know we the agricultural and biological engineed energy independence, but we neering department at the Universi- also need it to be “responsible indety of Florida, is very familiar with pendence.” Drilling the Everglades is this issue. When asked about the not a solution; it’s desperation on a matter, he said there’s more involved pipe dream.





‘Do you think binge drinking is a problem?’ ASHLEY TAYLOR



Political science, senior

Health sciences, junior

Micro & molecular bio, junior

“Off campus probably,but not really on campus.“

“It might be a problem at tailgating.“




Micro & molecular bio,sophomore

Biology, junior

“No,I haven’t seen anyone doing it.“

“I would say yes,around rush time and at tailgating because the cops never check people.“

“I haven’t really personally seen it to be a problem.“

Visual arts, senior

“I think it’s out of control,I think it’s really a matter of maturity.“

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