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Tuesday April 23, 2013

Volume 125, Issue 139

WVU student found dead in dorm By Carlee Lammers City editor

A West Virginia University student was found dead Sunday night after committing suicide in his on-campus residence hall. According to the University Police report, police discovered a deceased freshman male in Boreman South Sunday at approximately 11 p.m., fol-

lowing a call to emergency response. WVU spokesperson Becky Lofstead said although Student Life has not released the 18-yearold student’s name and details, the parents have been notified and were en route to campus as of Monday morning. “The University community is very sad today to learn of the loss of one of our own,” she said.

“Our hearts and prayers go out to this young man’s family and friends. We will support them in any way we can.” Counseling ser vices have been made available to friends of the student and other residents in the hall. According to WELLWVU: The Students’ Center of Health’s website, suicide is the third-leading cause of death among

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A group of West Virginia University students got their hands dirty Monday in celebration of Earth Day. WVU students and the Center for Civic Engagement teamed up with Friends of Decker’s Creek to clean up the Decker’s Creek Trail and Outdoor Learning Park behind Kroger in Sabraton, W.V.a. The Friends of Decker’s Creek reconstructed the trail to widen the path for pedestrians. Before the reconstruction, the trail was only wide enough for one pedestrian “We are just trying to make it better for people,” said Doug Gilbert, OSM AmeriCorps VISTA for Friends of Deckers Creek. Volunteers removed several species of non-native plants that were stifling the trail, including the Japanese Honeysuckle, a plant that can cause harm to the native flora. “(It) grows like crazy around here and climbs around plants and basically chokes them out and kills them,” Gilbert said. Katherine Harbolick, child development and family studies student at WVU, said she volunteered

to help with the cleanups because she needs more volunteer hours and she enjoys being outside. “I signed up through iServe, and they sent me an email with various activities they’re doing throughout the week,” Harbolick said. “So, I’m trying to knock out some hours, get a little workout and get some sun in. “I spent my other hours at the Salvation Army, and it was great, but I love being outdoors and doing handson activities.” According to Leah Cunningham, volunteer coordinator for the CCE, the CCE always plans their week of Engagement during National Volunteer Week, which also occurs this week. “This year we are excited that it kicked off with Earth Day,” she said. The CCE has between 10-30 volunteers for each project and works with more than 130 community partners. “We reached out to our partners first to see who needed some help this week,” Cunningham said. “Friends of Decker’s Creek is obviously one of the good environmental groups in town.”

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Boxing club ‘knocks out’ cancer with Blue and Gold Exhibition By Summer Ratcliff Staff writer

The WVU Boxing Club held its first-ever Blue and Gold Exhibition Monday at Mylan Park. The team hosted the exhibition to honor Roger Hagedorn, who is battling cancer. Kevin Fuss, senior criminology student and member of the WVU Boxing Club, said when his cousin asked if the team could organize a fight for someone in need; it was a no-brainer for the entire team. “My cousin called me one night and asked if the boxing club could throw a fight for his friend Roger,” Fuss said. “As soon as I told the team, they immediately got on board and wanted to make it a really big deal.” Fuss said he hopes the idea of hosting a charity boxing event will catch on and grow in years to come. “We’ve never had a Blue and Gold Boxing Exhibition before, so I guess we will start from here and

build on it for years to come,” Fuss said. “Next year we will host it again and honor someone else. We want to do anything we can do to help our community and to raise awareness for a great fan like Roger.” Lee Greenawald, president of the WVU Boxing Club, said while the boxing club had hopes of a large turn out, its main focus was to put on a good show for the guest of honor. “We don’t really care how many people show up, as long as he’s here, front row watching the fights; that’s really what’s important to us tonight,” Greenawald said. “Obviously we wanted people here because of the atmosphere and the donations, but the focus is all on him tonight.” No admission was charged at the event, however donations were collected and given to help Hagedorn with his continued fight with cancer. At the event, 20

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A group of students construct solar panels Monday to ‘light up’ a Kenyan orphanage.

By Jacob bojesson correspondent

In celebration of Earth Day, West Virginia University students created their own sustainable light kits to light up an orphanage in Kenya. WVU teamed with Party in the Dark, a global movement by New Vision Renewable Energy based in Philippi, W.Va., to provide sustainable resources to those living without electricity. “They work with low-income families in impoverished communities to try and help them have reliable sources of light,” said Chris Haddox, visiting assistant professor of sustainable design. “I’ve been working with them for several years now.” Under the supervision of Haddox, students and faculty helped build small light Patrick Gorrell/THE DAILY ATHENAEUM Sophomore design student, Molly Buxton, joins other students as they kits powered by solar power that will be shipped to the construct solar panels

By Madison Fleck Staff Writer

The industry of journalism is constantly changing, and the Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism at West Virginia University is morphing along with it. In fall 2013, the SOJ will begin offering its integrated strategic communications major. This major will replace the advertising and public relations majors currently offered. “Right now, PR and advertising are two separate majors, and so they have separate course requirements for that,” said Diana Martinelli, associate dean of

the SOJ. “So, with the integrated strategic communications major, students will be taking (introduction) to strategic communication instead of an (introduction) to PR or an (introduction) to advertising course.” Students in the strategic communications major will be able to pick an area of emphasis in advertising or public relations, and there will be classes incorporating both fields of study. “They’ll have the opportunity to learn more of the strategies and tactics employed in advertising and public relations in an integrated fashion, which is really the way the industry has



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orphanage. Aside from bringing a sustainable light source to a third-world country, the light will bring a healthier environment to the orphanage. “About a quarter of the world’s population doesn’t have reliable electricity, so at night they burn kerosene, and they get sick from it,” Haddox said. “It’s bad for their eyes and lungs, so this will provide a clean source of light for them.” The students wrapped foil around a small cardboard plate and attached wires to a solar-powered battery to create a bright light source that could generate light for up to nine hours. Haddox said he estimates the total cost of materials needed to create a single kit to be $20, and with recharging it will have a life expectancy of nearly 50,000 hours.

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is available. Depression is a very serious illness, but it can be treated with therapy, medication or both,” according to the WELLWVU website. Lofstead said a bell ringing ceremony will likely be held to honor the student’s life at an appropriate time. The student’s name and details of the death have not yet been released.

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WEL LWVU encourages students in dire need of help or at heightened risk of self-harm to call 911 or a national suicide hotline. The National Suicide Prevention Hotline can be reached at 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) and the National Suicide Lifeline Network at 1-800-273TALK (8255). “You don’t have to endure this pain alone. Help


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people ages 15 -24. WEL LWVU encourages students experiencing suicidal thoughts or those who see a friend or loved one undergoing similar feelings to seek help immediately. “First of all, never keep suicidal thoughts to yourself; you need to talk about them, not only to feel better but also to protect yourself,” WELLWVU officials said.

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gone,” Martinelli said. Social media is a huge tool in the communications field, Martinelli said. There will be more emphasis on education about social media networks. “It’s added a whole other dimension to this line of work,” she said. “There are jobs out there today that weren’t there four or five years ago.” There are new careers available, such as social media manager and engagement specialist, that require the skills strategic communication students will learn, making the students marketable to potential employers.

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“We think students are going to be very satisfied by this, because they are going to be much better served when they graduate,” said Maryanne Reed, dean of the SOJ. Reed said the major will build a foundation for students in areas such as research, writing and strategy, and then move these students into their specialized area of study. The program then reunites the students with their capstone course in which they work on a real marketing campaign. “It’s an integrated

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Tuesday April 23, 2013

Boston bomb suspect’s wife was talented artist

Students work to better the community by cleaning up Deckers Creek in a volunteer effort.


“We just provide the manpower, and here we Continued from page 1 are,” Cunningham said. “It’s just an awesome The gloves and trash bags opportunity for WVU to give used for the project were back to the community of donated. Morgantown and for stu-

dents to participate in activities and engage in activities that they normally wouldn’t do. “We’re really trying to encourage a large community of service components to

The Week of Engagement started with the volunteer effort of several students and the clean-up of Deckers Creek.


Continued from page 1 “People will only need one. It’s bright, and it will light up a room,” Haddox said. “Most families live in a room; they don’t live in multiple rooms like we do.” This was the first time WVU took part in the move-

ment, but Haddox said he is hoping to do it on a largerscale in the future. “I’d like to do it again and have a bigger party and do it with a lot more people,” he said. “This is kind of a trial to learn how to do it.” Most of the students making the light kits were interior design or engineering students – two fields where sustainability is becoming

increasingly important. “In interior design and architecture, sustainable design is a really big deal,” said interior design student Ashley Spanovich. “I’m planning on taking my lead exam May 3, so I’m hoping to learn a little bit more about solar energy.” In addition to gaining useful knowledge, Spanovich feels the initiative is a

Students join Chris Haddox, visiting assisting professor of sustainable design, to construct solar panels.


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good deed that needs to be repeated. “Chris is one of my professors, and he let us know, and I thought it’d be kind of a cool thing to do on Earth Day,” she said. “I think it’s a great way to help people in different ways and get involved, since we can’t be over there.”


PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Katherine Russell was a talented artist, a good student who grew up Christian, the daughter of a suburban doctor. Then she went off to college in Boston. A few years later, she had dropped out of school, converted to Islam and was Katherine Tsarnaeva, wife of a man who would become a suspect in the deadly Boston Marathon bombings and a subject of one of the biggest manhunts in American history. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, and his brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, two ethnic Chechen brothers from southern Russia, are accused of planting two shrapnel-packed pressure-cooker bombs near the marathon finish line last week, killing three people and injuring more than 200. Tamerlan was killed in a getaway attempt after a gunbattle with police. Dzhokhar, who was captured hiding in a tarp-covered boat outside a house in a Boston suburb and is hospitalized, was charged Monday with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill. Authorities have not released a motive, but two U.S. officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity because they weren’t authorized to publicly discuss the investigation, told The Associated Press that evidence suggests the brothers were motivated by religion. Tsarnaeva, 24, has avoided the public eye since her identity became known Friday. On the rare occasions when she has emerged from her parents’ Rhode Island home, she is dressed in the traditional Muslim headscarf, a hijab, and has refused to answer questions. Those who know her and knew her husband describe her as sweet and dedicated to Islam. Tsarnaeva grew up with two younger sisters on a quiet cul-de-sac in North Kingstown, a rural, wooded town a 90-minute drive south from the apartment she would eventually share in Cambridge, Mass., with her husband and his family. Her father, Warren Russell, is an emergency doctor whose Facebook profile lists his high school alma mater as the elite New Hampshire boarding school Phillips Exeter Academy and college as Yale. Her mother, Judith Russell, was listed on her Facebook profile as working at a social services agency.


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curriculum,” Reed said. “(Students) will be graduating here with both the breadth of knowledge about the different disciplines that are part of the strategic communications mix, but they will also have specialized knowledge.” Martinelli said employers will look at communications more holistically from both an advertising and a public relations perspective. “Traditional advertising agencies are also doing public relations work and vice versa,” she said. “A consumer doesn’t really distin-


Continued from page 1 fighters battled it out in ten separate fights based on weight. Cameron Price, member of the WVU Boxing Club and exhibition participant, said he felt it was important to participate in the exhibition fight to help knock out cancer. “When our teammates came to us and asked us to help put this together, we

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Tsarnaeva attended North Kingstown High School, graduating in 2007. Her yearbook entry lists her plans as college and the Peace Corps. Her art teacher for four years, Amos Trout Paine, remembered her talent in painting and drawing and said she was at the top of her class. “The reason why I remember her is she was very nice and very smart,” Paine said. “She was ready to learn.” She had friends and was well integrated into class, he said, and did not seem to be interested in religion. “There was none of that with her,” he said. “She was neutral.” She went off to Suffolk University, and Paine did not see her again after that. He said he was surprised to hear she had dropped out of school and even more surprised to hear she was married to a man now accused of bombing the marathon. “From how I know her, she’s a really good person,” he said. Suffolk University said Tsarnaeva attended from 2007 to 2010 and majored in communications. Her lawyer, Amato DeLuca, said she was a student when she met Tamerlan Tsarnaev at a nightclub, introduced by one of her girlfriends. Tsarnaev, who had attended Bunker Hill Community College, was no longer in school, DeLuca said, and was seeing another woman at the time. “They went out for a while, and then they stopped and then they went out again,” DeLuca said. Tsarnaeva knew nothing about Islam when they met, said her lawyer, adding he didn’t know if marriage was a motivating factor in her conversion. The reason was that she is a believer, he said. “She believes in the tenets of Islam and of the Quran,” DeLuca said. “She believes in God.” The couple got married on June 21, 2010, a Monday, in a ceremony performed by Imam Taalib Mahdee, of Masjid al Qur’aan, in Boston’s Dorchester neighborhood, according to their marriage certificate, which lists his profession as a driver. The couple had a daughter and lived with her in the Tsarnaev family apartment, which was shared over the years with his mother, Zubeidat, and father, Anzor, now divorced, and Dzhokhar, DeLuca said. guish between whether the message is coming from an advertisement, or it’s on their Facebook page, or it’s a promotion, or it’s a special event. “All that consumer knows is that they’re hearing the name of this brand, and they’re engaging with it, and they’re seeing it.” The SOJ has developed this curriculum in response to the change occurring within the industry. “I think it’s an exciting time to be in the strategic communications field,” Martinelli said. To learn more, visit the SOJ website at

all got on board,” Price said. “I feel like this is very important to let people like Roger know that we do care about him and his fight.” “As a team we want to do whatever we can to help out a friend and a supporter – it’s a really great cause,” he said. Boxing club members said they would like to thank Hagedorn, a friend and supporter, for giving them a reason to fight.


Tuesday April 23, 2013


Killswitch fails to engage listeners on latest release

Original Killswitch Engage vocalist Jesse Leach (front, center) returns to the band’s lineup for their latest release, ‘Disarm the Descent,’ after a break that began in 2002.

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Metalcore pioneers Killswitch Engage released their latest album, “Disarm the Descent,” April 2 via Roadrunner Records. While much of the attention surrounding the release centered on the group’s reintroduction of original vocalist Jesse Leach, this lineup change and the album as a whole are overshadowed by an undeniable similarity to past offerings from the band. Longtime fans of Kills-

witch Engage will find plenty to like about this album. Leach’s screams are powerful and clear, and his clean singing is as melodious as ever. His delivery lends itself to some annoyingly catchy choruses – the type you hear and proceed to hum (or belt out, if you’re ambitious) for hours upon hours. To illustrate this point, go listen to the album’s first single, “In Due Time,” and try to keep the chorus from invading your brain for the remainder of your day. Good luck with that. Even better, the guitar tone on the album crushes all comers. As a producer

and recording engineer in his time away from the band, Killswitch guitarist Adam Dutkiewicz places a premium on sound quality, and the results are magnificent. Killswitch’s tone has long stood as the archetypal sound for modern metal guitarists, and that trend does not stop on “Disarm the Descent.” The drums and bass add a nice low end thump and groove to the album, and the overall production quality is, as expected from Dutkiewicz, top notch. So what went wrong? It’s boring. It’s repetitive. It’s ... distinctly Killswitch-y.

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Ron White showcases his relatable, no-frills sense of humor to a sold-out crowd at the Creative Arts Center Friday night.

Sure, songs here and there will find their way to my “windows down, speakers up” playlist, but the album fails to deliver as a cohesive, replay-worthy project. For fans of Leach and Dutkiewicz’s side project, Times of Grace, “Disarm the Descent” can be categorized as the “lost tracks” from “The Hymn of a Broken Man,” the duo’s only release to date. The songs on each album are entirely interchangeable, and distinguishing one effort from the other would prove an impossible task without previous knowledge or exposure. Dutkiewicz is a phenom-

enal guitarist, songwriter and musician, but his inability to find variance in his approach is troubling, and this repetitiveness bogs down each consecutive release he creates. By the album’s end, only one or two riffs are memorable, and no solos stand out as truly unique or mind blowing – a puzzling takeaway given the skill level of both Dutkiewicz and lead guitarist Joel Stroetzel. In utilizing the same formula for songs (which is: heavy intro riff followed by gallop-y, triplet-laden verse into catchy clean-vocal chorus, repeat), “Disarm the Descent” becomes

a wholly forgettable listen by the middle of the album. Many hardcore fans of Killswitch Engage clamored for Leach’s return following his sudden departure in 2002, just as Killswitch seemed to hit their stride with the critically acclaimed “Alive or Just Breathing.” Howard Jones, Leach’s successor, was good, but he just wasn’t great like Leach. With “Disarm the Descent,” Killswitch granted these fans their wish to hear Killswitch as they once were. And not a damn thing changed.



Tuesday April 23, 2013

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Avoid the dangers of tanning

Seventy percent of people who go to tanning salons are white females between the ages of 16 and 29. A brown paper bag. A catcher’s mitt. Bananas that have been allowed to remain unattended on the kitchen counter for far too long. There are quite a few colorful metaphors that can be used to describe the way skin looks after years of excessive tanning. Medical professionals and organizations have spent many years researching the dangers of overexposure to ultraviolet rays, and plenty of public service announcements have been devoted to learning not to burn. Tanning, as a practice, hasn’t always been the norm. Once upon a time, when parasols, bonnets and gloves were in vogue, pale skin was a sign of opulence – wealthy, upper-class people didn’t spend too

much time sweltering in the unforgiving sun. Changes in societal expectation has caused perceptions of beauty to shift, and bronzed is the new porcelain. Since the early half of the 20th century, women and men have spent more and more time on the beach and in the tanning beds in order to achieve that coveted glow. Whether it’s extended exposure from performing outdoor tasks or a few too many trips to a tanning salon, the dangers of tanning are very real. A recent study found nearly half of college students go to tanning salons. Of those, more than one third met the criteria of addicts – that is to say, they decided

they wanted to cut back on their tanning habit but were unable to do so. Roughly one in six college students is addicted to tanning in the same way others are addicted to alcohol or prescription pills – a statistic that seems startling until you consider that exposure to sunlight, even artificial sunlight, releases endorphins in much the same way that narcotics and other addictive substances have proven to do. In the country as a whole, one million Americans – mostly women and teenage girls – visit tanning salons each day. This is a very troubling trend, as even weekly tanning sessions can prove hazardous to the health of tan enthusiasts. Studies have found individuals

who go to tanning salons are 70 percent more likely to develop skin cancer by the age of 30. The UV radiation that causes the muchsought-after glowing tan is always harmful when exposed to our skin. Exposure to UV radiation induces mutations in the human body. And because mutant cells are what ultimately cause cancer, by exposing yourself to mutagens such as UV radiation, you are increasing your risk of developing cancer. It might be helpful to think about tanning the same way many healthy people think about Bacardi, hoagies or those bags of miniature powdered doughnuts: always in moderation.

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W.Va.’s star-crossed relationship with guns kirk auvil columnist

West Virginia is a state with a large stake in the gun control debate. More than 50 percent of West Virginians own a gun, and that number is not likely to drop significantly any time soon. One of our school mascot’s defining features is his musket, most recently used to drop a small bear like a sack of potatoes for the entire nation to see. The point is that guns have been a part of West Virginia’s culture – for good or bad – ever since the territory was first settled by pioneers venturing over the Appalachian Mountains. They’re not going anywhere, and neither is the debate on gun control. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va.) recently worked with Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) to write a very mild, sensible bill that would institute background checks for people trying to buy guns at gun shows or online. As it stands now, purchasing a gun at a gun store does require a background check, and the new bill would simply be expanding that background check to these two additional avenues to gun ownership. The aim of this bill is to make it more difficult for someone who should not have a gun to simply get around the background check by buying the gun another way. This seems like a pretty good idea, as we don’t want felons or mentally ill people buying guns. That’s just common sense, as Manchin said repeatedly in the week leading up to the vote on the bill. In fact, Manchin’s appearance on Fox News was laughably reminiscent of those old Video Professor commercials where the old man urges viewers to “try my product,” as he stares bale-


Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), accompanied by Sen. Patrick Toomey (R-Pa.), announce their bipartisan deal to expand background checks to more gun buyers. fully into the camera. But on Fox, Manchin was pleading with people to actually read the bill instead of having it described to them by various Chicken Little news outlets. He was desperately trying to prevent Fox from spreading misinformation that the ManchinToomey bill would create a national gun registry, all while begging the audience to disregard any such claims and simply read the bill. Manchin – after flying under the radar as far as intro-

ducing legislation and finally faced with an issue he is wellversed in – seemed genuinely interested in getting people to understand the bill he had worked on with a zeal rarely seen by members of Congress. I think he’s finally starting to understand what it’s like to be the merchant of a seemingly unpopular but necessary reform. Before this, he’s always been pro-coal, progun and pro-business; in other words he’s supported the things most West Virgin-

ians do. But now that Manchin has been to Capitol Hill and has seen which way the wind is blowing, he’s not so keen to hitch his star solely to the West Virginia wagon. Manchin is a Democrat who could potentially parlay his work on this gun bill into recognition within the national Democratic Party. He has a keen understanding of how to appeal to his audience, and because gun control is such a hot button issue right now, he knows that all eyes will be on him as he

tackles this challenge, giving him an opportunity to leave a lasting impression on national Democrats who might otherwise overlook him as being too conservative. But it’s too easy to look at this issue and just say Manchin is taking on gun control as a political resume builder; I don’t think that’s all there is to it. I believe that the Newtown tragedy deeply upset Manchin, more so than many of his contemporaries. It is the sort of thing that is so


alien to West Virginians and so absolutely contrary to our way of life that I think it really made an indelible impression on him and his mindset as a politician. I think that when Manchin talks about Newtown, he’s not referencing it as a way to lend credence to his own agenda as some politicians have done. When he refers to Newtown, he is genuinely trying to do everything he can to ensure those kids’ deaths will be the last.








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The West Virginia University men’s club rugby team beat the University of Buffalo 51-0 Saturday at the Student Recreation Center fields.

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WOMEN, INFANTS AND CHILDREN needs volunteers. WIC provides education, supplemental foods and immunizations for pregnant women and children under five years of age. For more information call 304598-5180 or 304-598-5185. NEW SPRING SEMESTER GROUP THERAPY OPPORTUNITIES are available for free at the Carruth Center. The groups include Understanding Self and Others, Sexual Assault Survivors Group, Mountaineer Men: An Interpersonal Process Group, and Know Thyself: An Interpersonal Process Group. For more information call 304293-4431 or contact tandy. MOUNTAINEER SPAY/NEUTER ASSISTANCE PROGRAM is an all-volunteer nonprofit that promotes spay/neuter to reduce the number of homeless pets that are euthanized every year. M-SNAP needs new members to help its cause, as does ReTails, a thrift shop located in the Morgantown Mall. For more information, visit LITERACY VOLUNTEERS is seeking volunteers for oneon-one tutoring in basic reading and English as a second language. Volunteer tutors will complete tutor training, meet weekly with their adult learners, report volunteer hours quarterly, attend at least two in-service trainings per year and help with one fundraising event. For more information, call 304-296-3400.


Tonight: You choose.

BORN TODAY This year you will wish for a little more downtime, as you often are regarded as the source of excitement. If you open up and allow your judgments to fade, you could see life from a new, productive perspective. If you are single, you approach life with more enthusiasm, which will attract people who might be depressed. Be aware of people who seem one way but actually are another. If you are attached, you see life more optimistically if you are willing to make needed changes. LIBRA is provocative and challenging.

CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) HHHH Basics do count. You need to move forward and touch base with a person who can be unpredictable at times. Realize what is happening with a boss or an authority figure. Could this person also have issues with his or her own rules and regulations? Tonight: In the limelight.

ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) HHHH You enjoy taking the lead. Sometimes when you step back you feel uncomfortable. Allow this discomfort to exist, and give others the opportunity to develop their leadership skills. Be clear in your choices. Take all the time you need. Tonight: Hear suggestions first. TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) HHHHH You are direct and know what to do. A problem might not be resolved despite your focus and direction, as others could be confused. You know what is workable and achievable. News from a distance could be disconcerting, but you will gain some insight. Tonight: Play it easy. GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) HHHH You could be busy attempting to turn a situation around. Your style of communication is direct, and it will take you down a new path if you are willing to take the risk. You seem to be lucky, no matter which way you turn. Make and return calls.

LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 22) HHHH Honor who you are and make an additional effort, should you hit a difficult or trying time. Something unpredictable could occur when you least expect it. You might be caught in an either/or position and left with no choice but to push a friend away. Tonight: Take a deep breath. VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) HHHH You understand much more than you realize about a situation and those involved. Your resourcefulness comes out, but you’ll need to focus in order to find an answer. Others test your patience and your ability to follow through on what counts. Tonight: Run some errands. LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) HHHH Surprising news comes in. You might feel as if you can handle what comes up, especially if you are going down a path that suits you. Information you hear has a way of throwing you off course. Listen to an idea that several key people like. Tonight: Reach out for more information. SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) HHHHH You might want to see a problem from a different viewpoint. Brainstorm with someone who has wild ideas. You could gain a new per-

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spective by hearing different takes on a situation. Opportunities head your way when you remain receptive. Tonight: Not to be found. SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22-DEC. 21) HHHHH You might want to think in terms of the group. The unexpected occurs when dealing with a child, a new passion or an unfinished project. You could get feedback about the fact that you are reading the tea leaves incorrectly. Revise your thinking. Tonight: Where the crowds are. CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19) HHHH Understand what you need to do. Honor your priorities, or else you could encounter a last-minute problem. Demonstrate your ability to root out an issue and get to the bottom of a difficult situation. Your upbeat attitude serves you well. Tonight: Out till the wee hours. AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) HHHHH You have been known to say exactly what you think. Information that comes forward might not make any sense. Remain upbeat in your search for answers. Let go of previous judgments. Push comes to shove regarding a major change. Tonight: Catch up on others’ news. PISCES (FEB. 19-MARCH 20) HHHH Work with someone directly, and ask for more feedback. Your ability to move past an immediate problem with this person’s help will shock many people. A child or family member clearly wishes you only the best and supports you in your choices. Tonight: Invite a friend over. BORN TODAY Actor Lee Majors (1940) and playwright William Shakespeare (1564)

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Groovy tunes overtake Mountainlair


Aristotle Jones, frontman of Aristotle Jones and The Like Minds, performs at the WVU Mountainlair’s Gluck Theatre during U92’s production of Morgantown Sound.

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Morgantown Sound, U92’s weekly broadcast featuring area bands, took a break from the heavy metal sound Monday night and filled the Gluck Theatre with bluesy-funk and a variety of other styles. Aristotle Jones and the Like Minds are known in Morgantown and surrounding areas for their ability to incorporate a wide array of genres in their music; from R&B soulful grooves to indie rock to hip-hop, the quartet plays it all with ease. “I feel like Appalachian music gets pigeon-holed into certain categories such as bluegrass, country or southern rock, but I believe there’s more,” said Aristotle Jones, lead vocalist and rhythm guitarist. “I call it ‘the new Appalachian.’” With the first note, the

group proved their ability to produce a soulful jam while incorporating Jones’ hip-hop vocals – a unique combination that sets this band apart from others. “Growing up as a black man in Appalachia, you have a lot of diverse influences, which is where I get the genre blend,” Jones said. “You start to really be able to pick out what’s good and sounds that are cliche.” The second song the group performed, “Bad Behavior,” is one of Jones’ favorites from the new EP “Tectonics.” “‘Bad Behavior’ is the lead track, and it’s a gospel-style, saxophonebased, high-energy song,” Jones said. “Whenever you hear it, you find yourself tapping along and nodding your head. Every time we play it live, people grab the energy.” With an immediate jazz vibe, the song truly creates an energy that makes anyone around want to get up

and dance. Combined with Jones’ hip-hop vocals, a unique sound is produced by combining music styles from the group’s diverse musical backgrounds. Known for their live, energetic performances in the area, the group brought the same energy they bring to many stages around the area to the Gluck Theatre. Aristotle Jones and the Like Minds produced a sound over the radio and streaming live over the Internet that made listeners feel as if they were at the show. “We’re still putting out all the stops; you go through the same process,” Jones said comparing the radio performance to a live show. “I think it’s actually more entertaining, because I like to visualize people at home dancing around in their underwear, texting their friend and telling them to get on board.” Jones also mentioned the group would be doing a live Facebook stream

for their friends and family around the country. “We’re looking for people to interact with us online as much as they do when we’re playing for them,” Jones said. With songs such as “Breathe” and “Sparkle In Your Eyes,” the group shows the ability to tap into the Motown era and a produce a jazzy, funk sound similar to the likes of Stevie Wonder with a spice of The Black Keys. “Walk On” slowed things down a bit and showcased Jones’ strong, soulful vocals while also tapping into the groups’ Appalachian rock roots. A special guest musician who the group simply called “Ramsey” then joined the group on stage to play an “oldie but goodie,” “Never Let You Go,” from “Meeting of the Minds,” the groups first full length album released in 2011. With a reggae-funk sound, this song also displayed the groups’ enjoyment of play-

ing their music. The group recently released a new EP, “Tectonics,” which Jones says is based more on the foundation of the music. “‘Meeting of the Minds’ was more of a water album as everything was very fluent, and we just got in the studio and jammed to some songs, but this album is more of an earth album based on the foundation of the music,” Jones said. “We really sat down and wrote out good songs with the intent for our audience to hear what we can showcase in the multiple genres.” Jones also noted “Tectonics” displays a stronger saxophone influence versus the heavy guitar influence in “Meeting of the Minds.” The entire time Aristotle and the Like Minds performed Monday evening, they played with an honest, clear sound making their passion for music of all genres evident. With a variety of spe-

cial guests including Ryan Krofchek and Wes Hager from Fletcher’s Grove, Aristotle Jones and the Like Minds are obvious supporters of the local music scene. Jones believes collaborating with other local bands is important for Appalachian music as a whole, as it often gets pushed to the wayside. “West Virginia has a lot of diverse young individuals that need to be represented,” Jones said. “I really have enjoyed watching and playing with these local bands in the past, so it’ll be fun to synergize.” With covers of songs such as Old Crow Medicine Show’s “Wagon Wheel” mixed with the well-written songs of the group’s original work, Aristotle Jones provided an enjoyable, relaxing broadcast of Morgantown Sound while also hosting an energetic release party for the new EP, “Tectonics.”

CLC tests limits of game, performance at 123 Pleasant Street By Terri Parlett Copy Editor

West Virginia University’s Center for Literary Computing will be pushing the boundaries of theater tonight at 123 Pleasant Street, and their audience will span beyond the walls of the popular venue. The popular first-person shooter game “Counterstrike” will be spammed by a performance of Samuel Beckett’s play, “Endgame.” The absurdist play will be performed within the game as a way of testing the possibility of performance in the video-game setting as well as the parameters of spam. “All performances are tests of their audience, and we are testing the protocols for proper behavior in Counterstrike. We are making art, for a short and very absurd time, rather than killing the other team,” said Sandy Baldwin, associate professor of English and director of the CLC. “Counterstrike” is a game played between teams of terrorists and counter-terrorists, each trying to eliminate the other. “Endgame” takes its name from the ending of a chess game. The play involves repetition of movement and lines in an effort to demonstrate the repetitive and cyclical nature of beginnings and endings, and thus coincides with the challenge of performing the play within the game. “It is difficult to perform the play amidst the violence, and typically, we can

WVU’s Center for Literary Computing will perform Samuel Beckett’s play, ‘Engame,’ within the popular first-person shooter game ‘Counterstrike: Global Offensive.’ only complete a short part of it,” Baldwin said. “All constraints are also freedoms; performing in an online computer game gives us a potentially vast audience in real spaces all over the world.” The play is constantly interrupted by the violent na-

ture of the game, yet the audience is opened up far outside 123’s walls. “In the simplest way, our performance involves just being in the space of the game. It’s a beautiful space, with rich and detailed buildings and natural environments, but it is

mostly given over to slaughter,” Baldwin said, adding that this is ideal for a performance of Samuel Beckett’s work. The nature of an environment in which the end goal is rarely accomplished because of the outside influence of the actual game re-

flects the absurdity Beckett demonstrates in his work. “Our performance is an exercise in constraint and limitation,” Baldwin said. “Spam is often understood negatively – you want to filter it out of your email – but for us it is an intervention in a space and in the ways

of acting and talking in that space … We are testing our existence as performance and artwork in game space.” The event begins at 8 p.m. It is free and open to the public and will be followed by 123’s open mic night. daa&



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Doug walp Sports Writer

Post-spring QB race evaluation When spring football camp convened almost a month and a half ago in Morgantown, not even head coach Dana Holgorsen knew who would be starting at the most important position on the field for the Mountaineers at the start of WVU’s second-ever season in the Big 12 Conference. Now, with the 2013 spring game in the rearview mirror, not much has changed. Holgorsen and the Mountaineers appear no closer to naming a starter between junior Paul Millard and redshirt freshman Ford Childress, but as we’ve seen both players progress through the spring, it has actually become a bit easier to break down each player’s strengths and weaknesses. It’s appropriate to start with Millard, since he was in fact the first quarterback to take the field for the Mountaineers during the annual Blue-Gold Spring Game Saturday, which may be an indicator that he held a slight advantage over Childress heading into the glorified practice. Another thing working in Millard’s favor is the fact that he has significantly more experience, both within Holgorsen’s system (since Millard’s first collegiate season backing up NFL-bound Geno Smith was also Holgorsen’s first year at the helm of the Mountaineers) and in-game experience. Although he’s never started a game in his first two underclassman seasons, Millard has seen time in 11 actual games to this point in his career, which might not initially sound like much, but the fact he’s actually had the chance to just take snaps in actual game situations is indeed significant, because those kinds of reps are nearly impossible to replicate in internal practices. And playing backup to the best quarterback of the 2012 class has visibly helped Millard already. From the moment he steps between the lines, Millard has shown he’s not afraid to get involved with all facets of the offense, shouting checks and directing traffic with a series of arm gestures. He looks in complete command of the offense, which is even more important in a system that relies as much on tempo as the Holgorsen/Shannon Dawson style offense does. Childress, on the other hand, just doesn’t look quite as involved or as active in the pocket. That’s likely a result of him simply not being quite as familiar with the offensive schemes to this point in his career; remember he’s still just a redshirt freshman. However, Childress counteracts those shortcomings with raw physical ability. There is simply no question that of the two, Childress has the body size and arm strength that are usually prerequisites for the best passing quarterbacks in the game. His deep passes look so much more effortless than Millard’s, though his touch and accuracy could obviously still use fine-tuning. One of Childress’s passes was so woefully underthrown during the spring game that Holgorsen told reporters afterward he was sure even he could have made a better play on the ball which actually ended up being intercepted by redshirt junior safety Travis Bell, who is making a transition to cornerback. Childress finished the day with 169 yards through the air, completing 14 of his 21 passes, including a 65yard scoring strike along with the aforementioned interception. Getting back to Millard, the junior has only com-

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Junior running back Dreamius Smith, right, carries the ball during the Gold-Blue Spring Game Saturday at Milan Puskar Stadium.

Talented backfield could be focus of West Virginia offense in 2013 By Nick arthur

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When one thinks of head coach Dana Holgorsen and the West Virginia offense, rarely does one think about an in-between-the-tackles rushing attack. From Joseph Randle to Kendall Hunter, the offensive-minded Holgorsen has coached some talented running backs. But rarely have they been the focus offense. During Holgorsen’s first two seasons at West Virginia, it has been much of the same, with former quarterback Geno Smith shattering nearly every statistical category for a quarterback. After Saturday’s Gold-Blue Spring Game, though, it is apparent the Mountaineers have a very talented backfield returning next season, and the group could be the focus of West Virginia’s offensive strategy. “I like where we’re at at running

back,” Holgorsen said after his running backs combined for 114 yards rushing on 21 carries in the Spring Game. “(Dustin) Garrison looks like the guy he was two years ago. Wendell Smallwood has exceeded all of my expectations as to what he’d be like as a high school guy coming straight out of high school.” Holgorsen didn’t mention junior college transfer Dreamius Smith. Smith is a bigger back with a lot of speed who averaged 5.4 yards per carry last weekend. Also, the group was missing Andrew Buie, who injured his hamstring during spring practice and sat out Saturday. “All four of those guys (Buie and Smith included) show glimpses of being able to carry the ball,” Holgorsen said. “And they all bring something different to the table. We’re in good shape there – best shape we’ve been in since I’ve been here.” Even with the impressive statistics

posted by the rushing attack, offensive coordinator Shannon Dawson said they basically ran two running plays Saturday. “Our running game was limited today on purpose,” Dawson said. “We put a big emphasis on the running game throughout the spring. Today (Saturday), we mainly wanted to put a lot of pressure on the quarterbacks. “We basically ran two plays. We’ve accomplished what we wanted to in the run game this spring.” The leader of the group appears to be junior running back Dustin Garrison, who never seemed to return to full health last season after a knee injury before the 2012 Orange Bowl sidelined him. Garrison has taken on the leadership role, taking Smith and Smallwood under his wing. “They tend to come to me and ask me a couple questions. But more than anything, I don’t allow them to ask me questions. I’ll approach them about it,” Garrison said. “I try

to coach them up when they need it. And the same goes for them. When I make a mistake, they don’t hesitate to let me know about it. It’s like we bounce off of each other.” Garrison said looking forward to seeing the group healthy and in action come next fall. “You have Dreamius, who’s a bigger guy – bigger than me or Buie or Wendell – who can move piles. Wendell has an enormous amount of speed. It’s just fun. It will give everyone a chance to play this year,” Garrison said. The next 14 weeks will include voluntary workouts for the group and the rest of the Mountaineers, as the coaching staff won’t be allowed to put their whistles back on until summer workouts because of NCAA regulations. Until then, Garrison and his four backfield companions will continue to battle for playing time next season.


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Tuesday April 23, 2013

Men’s soccer

Mountaineers play St. Francis to 0-0 draw By amit batra sports writer

The West Virginia men’s soccer team traveled to St. Francis (Pa.) Sunday afternoon in search of another solid road result this spring season against the Red Flash. The Mountaineers (11-2) were coming off of a 0-0 draw against Pittsburgh last weekend at the Petersen Sports Complex. The Red Flash finished their spring season against the Mountaineers following some quality competition against opponents such as Pitt and Penn State. St. Francis also faced the Harrisburg City Islanders of the United Soccer League (USL). WVU head coach Marlon LeBlanc acknowledged the challenge of facing a team such as St. Francis – a squad many teams may overlook. “They are one of those teams that people let their guard down against,” LeBlanc said. “Every year in and out they exceed expectations. We have a lot of respect for (head coach) Michael Casper; I know him well, and he’s a very, very good coach.” The Mountaineers finished the match with a 0-0 draw. Despite playing excellent soccer for the duration of the match, West Virginia did everything but score an actual goal. Despite some guys on the roster dealing with injuries and being banged up, new players are stepping up in their first few spring

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LEGAL NOTICES Members of the WVU men’s soccer team huddle during a match last season at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium. matches. “I thought we played pretty well,” LeBlanc said. “Obviously, we’re disappointed that we didn’t get the win, but it certainly wasn’t for a lack of performance; the performance was excellent. We’ve scored five goals in the first two (spring matches), but we also conceded five goals in the first two. “We’ve created just as many chances in the last

two, and we haven’t scored, but we also haven’t conceded in the last two games. I’m very, very pleased with this group. Much like the Pittsburgh game, we didn’t have to deal with a whole lot defensively. We probably established the best performance of the spring.” LeBlanc has been very pleased considering the team graduated 10 seniors. There have been a lot of question marks with

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this squad coming into the offseason, but WVU’s head coach feels like the group has exceeded expectations. “I’m very, very optimistic at the moment,” he said. “We have a very young group. Minutes were hard to come by with this group we just graduated. This group has been excellent. Today’s game was one of the better games we’ve probably ever put together (with) the way we moved

the ball and the way we dominated. Sometimes in soccer you don’t necessarily get the result, but I guess the part I’m most pleased with is finding ways to get results on the road. “Now we get to finish with the Alumni Game and the highest level of pros with the Columbus Crew. I’m been very, very pleased with this group.”


West Virginia falls to No. 52 Kansas State, Kansas by rOBERT KREIS

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After the West Virginia women’s tennis team closed out the regular season with a 1-6 loss at Kansas and a 0-7 loss at Kansas State this weekend, head coach Tina Samara is sending a very clear message to returning athletes. “We’re making it really clear; obviously, focusing on the kids returning, the excuses are over. The feeling sorry for you is over,” Samara said. “It’s time to grow up. You are here to play. You are here to win, and so far, you haven’t fulfilled your commitment. “We’ve been pretty easy on what your commitment is, and that is to work hard every day. If we’re not getting that, it’s time to let you go somewhere else.” West Virginia capped off the regular season with a 4-16 record, going 0-9 in the Big 12 Conference. With an abysmal season like that, Samara knows the team cannot front all the blame. “As coaches, we take responsibility. I think the job of a coach is you try to have the team take on your personality,” Samara said. “My personality is very competitive, very intense. (I) hate losing, and we’ve failed.


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West Virginia head coach Tina Samara reacts after a play during a match last season. “So far we have not been able to get all our players on board to feel that way.” West Virginia started the weekend with a 6-1 loss to Kansas Friday. The only Mountaineer to earn a singles win during the weekend was freshman Vivian Tsui, who beat the Jayhawks’ Dylan Windom 2-6, 6-2, 6-3 on the No. 4 court. After suffering defeat at the hands of Kansas, the Mountaineers made a trip to the Jayhawks’ in-state ri-

val, No. 52 Kansas State. The Wildcats are the seventh Big 12 opponent the Mountaineers have faced ranked in the top 60. “It’s amazing (Kansas State) is ranked No. 52, and they’re seventh in the Big 12,” Samara said. “That just shows you the strength of the Big 12. The bottom line is we’re just not as good right now.” The Mountaineers may not be good enough to compete in the Big 12 right now,

but there were some momentous strides taken this season, that should not be forgotten. “We’ve done some things,” she said. “We’ve won some matches that this school hasn’t won before, or won in 15 years. I think we’ve got to make sure we don’t forget about that because just throwing us into the Big 12 in one year isn’t an easy task.” But the Mountaineers were thrown into the Big

12, and to succeed in such a highly competitive conference, Samara said she needs her players to buy in. “In order to be successful, you have to love what you’re doing. You’re going to have bad days, but overall, you got to love what you’re doing,” Samara said. “Our job is to wean out the kids that are here for a free education. “They’re here for a free education and to play tennis.”


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Revis happy to begin new chapter with Buccaneers TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Darrelle Revis walked into the Tampa Bay Buccaneers weight room and received a round of applause from some of his new teammates. The warm reception meant a lot to Revis. The three-time All-Pro may have left the New York Jets feeling underappreciated, but he’s a welcome addition to a defense that ranked last in the NFL last season and is expected to help transform the Bucs into a playoff team. And, the well-paid Revis is confident he’s up to the task. “We’re going to make a lot of noise. Don’t worry about that,” the seventhyear pro said Monday. “’I think this was a great move on my part to be a part of this organization.” The star cornerback acquired from the Jets said he’s going to “do my best” to play up to expectations that come

with a new six-year, $96 million contract. He also insisted during a news conference that he holds no grudges against his old team, which was reluctant to give a player coming off surgery to repair a torn knee ligament such a commitment. “I have nothing to prove to the New York Jets,” Revis said. “I have nothing to prove to anybody.” Weeks of reports about the 27-year-old’s future ended Sunday when the Jets traded Revis to the Bucs in exchange for the 13th overall pick in this week’s NFL draft and another selection next year. Generally regarded as the best cornerback in football, Revis also agreed to what he conceded is a “unique” contract that includes no guaranteed money. “The contract will take care of itself,” he said. “I’ve

just got to go out and play.” The Buccaneers not only are banking on Revis to be physically ready to open the season in September against – yes – the Jets, but believe he’s far enough long in his recovery to reasonably expect he’ll be able to get on the field for the start of training camp this summer. “We did our due diligence,” general manager Mark Dominik said, “or else we wouldn’t have made a deal of this magnitude.” Revis was entering the final year of a contract that would have paid him $6 million in 2013, $10 million less than he’ll receive annually with Tampa Bay. His old contract also included a clause that would have prevented the Jets from using the franchise or transition tag on him next year. So rather than risk the chance of losing Revis as a free agent in 2014 with-

out receiving as much compensation as the cornerback would have commanded now, the Jets decided to trade him. Tampa Bay, which was more than $32 million under the salary cap, was thought to be the most likely suitor. “We felt it was one of those win-win situations for both organizations,” Dominik said. Nevertheless, talks between the Bucs GM and new Jets general manager John Idzik dragged on for a couple of months. Negotiations heated up when Tampa Bay insisted a deal be in place a minimum of a week before the start of the draft. The teams agreed to compensation last Thursday. Dominik then received permission to contact Revis’ agents to begin discussions on a long-term contract and eventually flew the cornerback to town for a physical

on Sunday. Revis said he met Idzik for the first time last week and that the Jets GM told him he wanted the cornerback to remain in New York. Asked if he felt Idzik had been untruthful, Revis said: “Yeah. ... I felt that type of vibe.” At the same time, the seventh-year pro said he’s not bitter about how his stay in New York ended. He admitted he “felt some type of way” when he learned the Jets were willing to trade him, but insisted he’s not upset. “It’s over. It happens. I’ve got to move on. It’s a new chapter in my life,” Revis said. “I don’t have a sour taste in my mouth. Not at all.” Instead, the cornerback said he’s focused on doing everything he can to get back on the field and help his new team.

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2BR (2Bath) ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED Cable-Internet Included Washer Dryer Included Parking Included Central Heat and Air Walk In Closets Dishwasher-Microwave Private Balconies 24 Hour Emergency Maintenance On Site Management Modern Fire Safety Features Furnished Optional On Inter-Campus Bus Route OTHER 2BR UNITS CLOSE TO CAMPUS W/SIMILAR AMENITIES


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UNFURNISHED APARTMENTS 1 & 2 BR UNFURNISHED DOWNTOWN APT. $475/$525 (304)-288-1572 1 BR APT WESTOVER Available May. $475 month, most utilities included. W/D. No Pets. 304-288-6374 1, 2, 3 & 4BR APARTMENTS and HOUSES. Downtown/Evansdale. UTILITIES INCLUDED. Prime downtown location. 304-288-8955. 2 BR 2 BA conveniently located above the Varsity Club near stadium & hospitals. Includes W/D, D/W, microwave, 24 hr maintenance, central air, and off street parking. No Pets! $400/person plus utilities. For appt. call 304-599-0200 2 BR APT. Available June 15th. $570 mo. plus utilities. 517 Clark St., parking, no pets. Call Dave Lingle, 304-292-7272 or 304-376-7282. 3 & 4 BR UNFURNISHED DOWNTOWN APTS. $480/$525 (304)-288-1572 3 AND 4 BEDROOM located at 324 Stewart St. in good condition 2 minute walk to campus. W/D, DW, Parking. $425-450. ALL UTILITIES INCLUDED. 304.288.3308 3 BR conveniently located near stadium & hospitals at 251 McCullough, 24 hr maintenance, central air, hardwood floors, washer/dryer, off street parking. No pets! $500/person includes utilities. For appt. call 304-599-0200 3 BR ON BEECHURST available May. $1200 month + all utilities ($400 per person) No pets. 304-216-2905 101 MCLANE AVE. (One block from both Life Sciences Building and Honors Dorm) Available June 1st. 1BR, AC, W/D and separate storage space on premises. $650/month with all utilities, base cable and marked personal parking space included. No pets. Call 304-376-1894 or 304-288-0626. 712 BEECHURST. 1BR, parking, no pets. $450 plus utilities. 304-282-3575 1BR APARTMENTS DOWNTOWN. Call Mon-Fri 8am-4pm. 304-319-2787 or 304-365-2787 1BR. 248 FIFE ST. Next to campus. Modern & convenient. $625/mth includes all utilities. 304-685-3243 1/BR APT ON BEECHURST. Available May. 304-216-2905.

1BR apartments $745/month Includes: Furniture, utilities, W/D, work out room, elevator Free Parking No Pets Allowed


$350 + elec, garb $460 incl water $545 + util

2 BD Stewart Street Mason St Raymond St Valencia Court Stewart Lane Eighth Street

$650 + util $670+ util $670 + util $680 + elec $680 + util $730 + util

3 BD Randolph Road $730 + util Wilson Ave $870 + util Sixth Street $915 + util 4 BD University Commons $1200 + util House Irwin St Beverly Ave Stanley St

$1050 + util $1290 + util $1500 + util

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2BR SABRATON. W/D, A/C, parking, pets with fee. 207-793-2073 or 304-322-7447


3BR SOUTH PARK. Available August 1st. W/D, dw, parking. $350/person plus utilities. 304-319-1243

Barrington North NOW LEASING FOR 2013 Prices Starting at $625 2 Bedroom 1 Bath

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El CHEAPO APARTMENTS! NOW RENTING for May. 1, 2, & 3BR apartments. Close to main campus. W/D, A/C, dishwasher, private parking, pets with fee. Call 207-793-2073 or 304-322-7447 GREAT LOCATION! Great apartments! 2,3,4BR on corner of Beverly and University Ave. Off-street parking, WD, AC, Pets considered, Available May 20th. 304-241-4607 and if no answer call 304-282-0136.

Now Leasing 2013 1 & 2 Bedroom 2 Bath Apartments Prices Starting at $515 Garages, W/D, Walk In Closets Sparkling Pool

MAY/JUNE. 3BR. Forest Ave. No pets. (304) 296-5931

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East & West 2BR 2BTH $580/per person Includes: UTILITIES, full size W/D, work out room Free parking No pets Allowed

304-413-0900 NOW RENTING TOP OF FALLING RUN ROAD Morgan Point 1+2/BR $590-$790+ utilities. Semester lease. WD. DW. Parking. NO PETS. Call: 304-290-4834.


EFF: 1BR: 2BR: Now Leasing For 2013


MOBILE HOME FOR SALE. $19,500. 1985 model. Located in the Crescent Heights Mobile Home Park, near the intersection of Van Vorhis Rd. and Chestnut Ridge Rd. 7 minute walk to the Hospital PRT Station. Features 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, new roof, new gas furnace, new central AC, new gas range, new refrigerator, furnished. Call Tom 908-768-0993 or email at


TOWN HOUSE FOR SALE. 2BR, 2 1/2 BTH. Walking distance to hospital and HSC. Nice neighborhood. 304-610-5471 WESTOVER. 1BR, LR, kit., full bath, WD, off-street/pk. No pets. Available 6/01. $575/mth plus utilities. Lease and deposit. 304-288-3010

ATTENTION GRADUATE STUDENTS. Looking for housing directors. Position available 2013-2014 academic year. Free room, board, compensation. Must be responsible and willing to submit to background check. Mail resume to WVU Greek Housing Services POB 672, Morgantown, 26507 or email BARTENDING UP TO $300 A DAY potential. No experience necessary. Training available. Age 18 plus. 800-965-6520 Ext. 285 FAMILY HELPER NEEDED in Cheat Lake area to assist with household chores, running errands, and helping to care for two small children ages 5 and 9. Pay rate $8.50/hr. Inquires by email MARIO’S FISHBOWL NOW HIRING full/part-time cooks and servers: Apply in person at 704 Richwood Ave. Mr. C’s WISEGUY CAFE looking for part-time cook and delivery driver. Phone 304.599.3636 or 304.288.2200 SUMMER POSITIONS! Apply now. Start after finals or transfer to location nationwide. $14.50 pay/apt. Go to w w w. g o t o s u m m e r b r e a k w o r k . c o m . HURRY!

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1 and 2 Bedroom Apartments For Rent

BRAND NEW! Luxury 3 BR’s. Jones Place. $625/person incl. garbage, water & parking. 500 steps to Life Sciences. Call 304-296-7400.

AVAILABLE July/August 2013

JUNE 1ST. 2BR South Park. No pets (304) 296 5931

3BR, W/D HOOK UP, DW, 2 DECKS, large yard, between campuses. $900 + utilities and deposit. 304-376-5577

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AVAILABLE NOW! 1BR apt. $520 mo. + utilities. 517 Clark St. - parking, no pets. 304-292-7272 or 304-376-7282, Dave Lingle.

3BR 2 1/2BTH newer townhouse, walking distance to Medical Center, close to Evansdale Campus and Law School, 2 oversized car garage. 304-288-2499

82 WINDSOR $9000 OBO 2/BR 1/BTH appliances included must be moved from lot (304)-685-8258

AVAILABLE MAY. GRANT AVE. Large 3 BR + House w/ off street parking. No pets. Lease & Deposit. $1100 304-983-2229 Cell: 681-285-9137 after 5:30

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EFF., 1 & 2 BR Close to Hospital/Stadium. Free Parking. No Pets. May, June, July & August Leases. Utilities Included w/Eff. $495.00 & 1BR $575.00, 2BR $700.00 plus elec/water. A/C, W/D and D/W. STADIUM VIEW 304-598-7368

3 BR NEAR SOUTH PARK. $1200/MO + utilities. Student housing. No Section 8 or pets. Off street parking. Lease and deposit required. WD/DW. 304-680-3800 or 304-366-9744


MAY 15TH. 3BR. Marion St. No pets (304) 296-5931


AVAILABLE 5/2013. 3 bedroom house. Recently remodeled. Partially furnished. Close to campus. Off-street parking. 304-296-8801.

3 BEDROOM HOUSE in excellent condition. 2 Full baths, extra bedroom, W/D, DW, parking. All utilities included $475 per person. 304-288-3308

ROOMMATE NEEDED! 328 Grant Ave. Morgantown, WV. 5BR, 1BTH. For more info, contact via email at or text/call 703-772-2113


4BR. Quiet neighborhood on bus line. W/D, off street parking, pet friendly, close to downtown, $460/each. Lease/deposit. 304-292-5714

CAMPUS CORNER APARTMENTS! NOW RENTING for May. 1, 2, & 3BR apartments. Close to main campus. W/D, A/C, dishwasher, private parking, pets with fee. Call 207-793-2073 or 304-322-7447


FULLY FURNISHED PRIVATE BATHROOM includes utilities, internet, cable, off street parking, next to busstop $500 per month per person. 740-381-0361

4BR HOUSE. Lower South Park. Includes 2 kitchens, 2BTH, 2 W/D. Short walk to campus. Available May 2013. No Pets. 304-685-7771

24 HR Maintenance/Security Bus Service NO PETS

APARTMENTS FOR RENT: Three 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, condos located on Creekside Drive, off West Run Road (North Hills) in Morgantown, within minutes of hospital and WVU. All kitchen appliances and washer and dryer in units. $600.00 per month with $300.00 security deposit. Telephone Jeff at 304-290-8571.

* A MUST SEE 4 BEDROOM HOUSE, 2 full baths, new furnishings, Built-in kitchen, D/W, Microwave, New W/W carpet, Washer/Dryer, Porch, 8 min walk to main campus. Off-street Parking. NO PETS. 304-296-7476


LARGE, UNFURNISHED 3/BR apartment. Close to campus/hospitals. Large Deck, appliances, WD hook-up, off-street parking. No pets. $800/mo+utilities. 304-594-2225

2 Min From Hospital & Downtown



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3BR ON 51 WEST PARK AVE. W/D, parking, all utilities are included. $375/each. 304-680-1313

APARTMENTS AVAILABLE FOREST AVE $450 per person all utilities included. (304)288-1572

Place your ads by calling 293-4141, drop by the office at 284 Prospect St., or e-mail to the address below. Non-established and student accounts are cash with order. Classified Rates 1 Issue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5.28 2 Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9.68 3 Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13.20 4 Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17.60 Weekly Rate (5 days) . . . . . . . . . . . . .22.00 20-Word Limit Classified Display Rates 1.2”. . . . . . . . . . . . .22.68 . . . . . . . . . . . . .26.44 1x3 . . . . . . . . . . . . 34.02.. . . . . . . . . . . . .39.66 1x4 . . . . . . . . . . . . .45.36 . . . . . . . . . . . . .52.88 1x5 . . . . . . . . . . . . .56.70 . . . . . . . . . . . . .66.10 1x6 . . . . . . . . . . . . .68.04 . . . . . . . . . . . . .79.32 1x7 . . . . . . . . . . . . .79.38 . . . . . . . . . . . . .92.54 1x8 . . . . . . . . . . . . .90.72 . . . . . . . . . . . .105.76

4BR HOUSE. Jones Ave. W/D, off-street parking. Close to both campuses. Lease/deposit. 304-292-5714

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2/3BR GILMORE STREET APARTMENTS. Available May. Open floor plan. Large Kitchen, Deck, AC, W/D. Off University Avenue. 1 block from 8th street. Pet friendly. Call or text 304-276-7528 or 304-276-1931.


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APARTMENTS AVAILABLE. FOREST AVE. $450 per person all utilities included. (304)-288-9662 304-282-7572

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Check out: (304) 322-1112 STAR CITY 2BR 1BTH. Large carpeted D/W, W/D, gas, AC. No pets/smoking. Off street parking. $600 plus util. 304-692-1821 STEWART ST. AVAILABLE MAY: 1 and 2 BR Apartments $475-$1200 month. All utilities included. Parking, W/D. No Pets. 304-288-6374

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Tuesday April 23, 2013


Clarke ready to step up, lead defense in 2013 By kevin hooker sports writer

The West Virginia defense played a large part in the Mountaineers’ disappointing 2012 football season. Statistically, the defense gave up nearly 475 total yards per game, which was second-tolast in the Big 12 Conference, and their 38 points sacrificed per game was dead last. Defensive coordinator Joe DeForest, who took the blame for the team’s defensive flaws, was demoted following the 2012 season. With Geno Smith, Tavon Austin and Stedman Bailey NFL-bound, the West Virginia defense will have to step up in 2013 in order to take pressure off a newer and inexperienced offense. Senior defensive end Will Clarke will be a key guy for the Mountaineers’ success , and he expects to take on an even bigger role in the fall. Clarke, measuring in at 6-foot-7, replaced Bruce Irvin on the defensive line last year and quickly made his impact known. In 2012, Clarke recorded 26 tackles, a sack and four pass breakups. Keith Patterson, who was the linebackers coach in 2012, will replace DeForest as defensive coordinator in 2013. “I want to be a multiple, attacking 3-4 defense,” Patterson recently said. “To do that, you need to be disciplined; you have to very passionate, and you have to be able to attack.” The 3-4 defense, which was imposed last season, applies more pressure to the quarterback while giving more flexibility in blitz packages. Clarke was the main catalyst at the spring game on Saturday, causing pressure and forcing bad throws. “Everyone was just rolling on the same page as far as running their defensive schemes,” said Clarke after Saturday’s scrimmage. Although he’s still adjusting to his new role, Patterson said he looks for Clarke to be a vocal leader in 2013. “I like Will and Shaq (Rowell) up front,” Patterson said. “When you’ve got leadership up front and leadership in the back end, you have to feel

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Senior defensive lineman Will Clarke attempts to make a tackle at Texas during a game last season. good about where we are.” Clarke echoes Patterson’s feelings, especially on a defense that said goodbye to seven seniors. “I just try to lead by example,” Clarke said. “I just try to do the right thing, so the guys under me and the guys as old as me can follow my footsteps.” According to Clarke, Patterson’s defensive scheme allows for more leeway and improvisation. “Coach Patterson has been telling us he wants to be able to call a base front but then let

us run with our own excitement and enthusiasm,” said Clarke. “He wants us to get to the ball on our own.” With coaches unable to practice players for the next 14 weeks, Patterson said he likes the direction that the defense is going in heading into the offseason. “I feel really good about the foundation we’ve laid this spring,” he said. “Now we’ll add some missing pieces to the puzzle in the fall. I think we’ll show much improvement.” Under their new coordina-

tor, the Mountaineer defense will look to build on their positive aspects from last year. Their run defense, for example, gave up 160 yards per contest – fourth best in the Big 12. “We’ve definitely improved,” Clarke said. “Last year, I feel like everyone engaged blocks well, but getting off of blocks is something we’re still working on.” For the third straight year, Clarke’s teammates voted him as one of four Iron Mountaineers, an award that

recognizes individual players for their efforts throughout the spring. “It’s a great accomplishment,” Clarke said. “It’s something that I’ve really been working hard on since I arrived on campus. I’m happy.” For now, Clarke will continue working out and is looking forward to his senior year. “I feel like the sky is the limit,” Clarke said. “I’m looking forward to having a great season.”



Continued from page 7 pleted 47 percent of his 34 career pass attempts, three of which ended up going for interceptions. Millard has also thrown for three touchdowns, but the lapses in accuracy mostly outweigh the three scoring tosses, which always came in garbage time after Smith had already closed out an opponent. The good news is Millard’s accuracy has seemingly improved since, as the junior completed 16 of his 27 pass attempts Saturday for three scores and no picks. So where does this leave the Mountaineers heading into the 14-week stretch summer leading into fall camp? Well, the fact that neither one of the quarterbacks has really shown an edge over the other is a slight cause for concern because ultimately, you want one guy to really take the reins and kick it to another level. No one expects either of these guys to play up to the level of Smith during his record-breaking seasons at WVU, but you certainly want to see more out of them than you have to this point. Personally, I think the more experienced, more seasoned Millard will be a better game manager for the Mountaineers if he ends up the starter. Think of Alex Smith from the NFL. Obviously, this is relatively speaking, as Smith is worlds more talented than either one of West Virginia’s prospective starting quarterbacks. The point is, Smith has earned the reputation of being a game manager – a steady, consistent producer who puts the team in a chance to win by playing consistently and limiting mistakes. This best characterizes Millard, in my opinion. But keep in mind Smith, eventually lost his job to a younger, more talented and dynamic quarterback in Colin Kaepernick. Now again, I don’t mean to say Childress plays anything like Kaepernick – he’s bigger and slower and obviously doesn’t throw the ball like Kaepernick – but the point is Childress, like Kaepernick, will be more of a high risk/high reward option for Holgorsen and the Mountaineers. His physical ability will simply allow him to make throws Millard won’t be as capable of making, but reining in that ability, especially the arm strength, could take some time, meaning Holgorsen and West Virginia fans would likely have to stick out some rough patches along the way. But, I think if Childress can ultimately demonstrate he’ll be able to provide a healthy distribution of risk and reward along with a better understanding and active involvement in the pocket come September, he’s going to be the next starting quarterback for the Mountaineers. His upside and ceiling is simply greater than what the junior Millard offers. But it’s up to the redshirt freshman during these next 14 weeks, when the coaches are not permitted to interact with the players, to take the initiative upon himself and improve his game to the point where there is no debate when fall camp reconvenes.

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