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Animal Cruelty Complaint Filed Against UMMC Claims Medical Center Illegally Uses Anesthetized Pigs In Classes BY CAIN MADDEN Campus News Editor
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine of Washington, D.C., has filed a complaint of animal cruelty against the University of Mississippi Medical Center with the United States Department of Agriculture. PCRM Senior Medical and Research Advisor Dr. John J. Pippin said the medical center illegally uses anesthetized pigs in undergraduate physiology laboratory classes, an act that the committee feels is in violation with the Animal Welfare Act because of the superior methods available for instructing students, such as computer simulation. “What will happen, is that the department of agriculture will send an inspector to the University,” Pippin said. “Hopefully, they will find similar to us, in that the University is not compliant with the Animal Welfare Act, and ask them to change.” On Friday, Jack Mazurak, with the UMMC division of public affairs, said the physiology labs do use the computer simulation along with live pigs, which he added was done legally. “We are one of the schools that pioneered the computer programs,” Mazurak said. “We have the technology, and we believe it is important in the learning process, but that it can not yet replace working with a live organism.” In a state that consistently ranks among the highest in heart disease, obesity, stroke, hypertension and kidney disease, UMMC must use animal and simulation methods to produce the highest quality physicians to serve Mississippi’s population, University officials said in a press release. Officials also said that the pigs, overseen in the lab by veterinarians, are humanely treated and euthanized at the end of the exercise. The University monitors advancements in technology and will use any advancement to replace the use of live pigs when faculty and the administration feel it is an adequate replacement, UMMC officials said. Pippin said he believes the technology needed to replace the use of live pigs was already here, and added
that it was telling that only seven allopathic schools out of 124 in the United States still use live animals. “What we have are programmable human simulators that can be programmed to show natural human responses, which is much more efficient than using a live pig because it is not like a human,” Pippin said. “It is educationally superior, and 95 percent of schools no longer use live animals.” Pippin said it would actually save the University money to discontinue the use of live pigs in labs. “You would not have to keep, anesthetize or euthanize 34 pigs a year,” Pippin said. “You already have the technology, so there are no up-front costs.” While the pigs are anesthetized, Pippin said there is always the chance that one could wake up during the lab. “The pigs are lifted up on a table, anesthetized, and the students open up the chest and neck, place catheters in the arteries and veins of the animals, block the arteries, inject them with drugs and massage the pigs hearts before the animals are killed,” Pippin said. “A pig may have never woken up in all the years that the University has used live pigs, but there is still the possibility.” Officials at the University said that students are able to opt out of these labs, and the vast majority of students find the experience valuable. The Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care has given the facilities, staff and procedures top rankings, University officials said in a press release. University officials added in the release that the program is overseen by an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, which includes members of the community. Pippin said PCRM communications with the University Medical Center date back to May of 2006, and he is only filing this complaint after consideration. “We reluctantly filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, because, frankly, we felt like they have ignored us,” Pippin said.
Board of Aldermen Approves Alcohol Sales On Sundays Restaurants Can Now Sell on Select Sundays From 11 a.m Till 9 p.m.
GPS Technology on OUT Buses Allows Riders To Track Arrival Times
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The Board of Aldermen approved the proposal for the request of occasional sale of alcohol on certain Sundays in the city of Oxford between the hours of 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Mayor Pat Patterson said that sometime in the next few weeks he will be going to Jackson to meet with the State Tax Commission and seek permission for those exceptions. The approval was a 4-3 decision at the regularly scheduled December 7, 2010, meeting. The said Sundays would be Mother’s Day (May 8), Father’s Day ( June 19), Valentine’s Day when on a Sunday and after every Ole Miss home football game. Sales would be limited to these nine or possibly ten Sundays out of the year. The proposal to sell beer in grocery stores and convenience stores on Sundays was declined at the January 4 meeting. Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin said that he does not expect the approval to change things too drastically. “I do not expect it will be as busy as a Friday or Saturday night, but I expect it to be a lot more reserved,” Martin said. “The times that the board is requesting to be allowed to serve are normally busy weekends anyway, so I don’t believe it will add that much more to what we have to deal with.” Scott Michael, owner and founder of Rooster’s Blues House, said he thinks the approval of the decision is beneficial for Oxford and his business. “With 18 restaurants closing in the past year, the city could use the revenue from sales on Sunday,” said Michael. Michael said he believes that families would be more willing to stay the entire weekend and this would generate more revenue that we need to embrace. The Board of Aldermen has been considering the approval of Sunday sales for several months and has investigated different options to satisfy both sides of issue.
The Oxford University Transit system has incorporated new technology to create a better riding experience. The buses are now equipped with Next Bus GPS services, a program that allows riders to know the exact time their bus will arrive at their stop. There are different ways to access the information including visiting nextbus.com, calling 662-550-2039, sending a text message to “41411” with a message saying “nbus agency stop” or using a smart phone to access the website on the go. Applications for smart phones are being developed, which will make accessing the bus schedule even more convenient. “These changes were brought about by modern technology,” Ron Briggs, general manager of OUT said. “OUT is advancing with the times and most other bus systems already had these things.” All the buses have also been recently equipped with security cameras, providing passengers with a safer riding experience. The cameras are used to ensure that drivers are following proper protocol and have already been used in determining whether a complaint was valid or not. “We with Oxford University Transit strive to provide a safe, sustainable ride for the community and the University,” Cory Washington from the Office of Campus Sustainability said. “We are now happy that students, faculty and community riders are now able to look on the internet, call or look on their mobile devices to see when the next bus is arriving and it’s current location.” With more than 70 percent of the Ole Miss community of students and faculty using the OUT bus system, these changes will be incredibly helpful, providing exact times for the arrival of the next bus. Briggs said he hopes these changes will provide an even safer riding experience than before and benefit every passenger aboard the OUT buses.
Students Seen Sledding on Ironing Boards, Mattresses During Wintersession Oxford Covered In Eight Inches of Snow Students, Community Reminisce On Snowball Fights BY KAYLEIGH WEBB The Daily Mississippian
On January 9, snowmen outnumbered people at any given moment in the Grove. With snow still hanging in the forecast, students recollect the day during the Wintersession where snowball fights and snowmen dominated the Ole Miss landscape. “I probably spent an unhealthy amount of time in the snow.” Ryan Felder, a freshman public policy major said. “I was in so many snowball fights. I also made many attempts at improvised sledding, which didn’t work out quite too well. I think Oxford was just as crazy about the snow as I was. Everyone was out and having a great time. I saw someone skiing in the Grove – not something I ever thought I would see.” While students were found sledding all over campus, the most popular area for sledding was a large hill by Kincannon. Garbage can lids, cardboard boxes, ironing boards, laundry baskets and even mattresses were used as makeshift sleds that students tumbled down the snow-covered hill on. “I was very disappointed when it finally melted,” Felder said. “But, then again, it was on the ground for so long that I got more than enough fun from it.” Wintersession classes were cancelled for two days due to the icy conditions caused by the Oxford snowstorm. See SNOW, PAGE 4
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Bad politics in Arizona? Like most of the country, the state of Arizona is in a budget crisis. But Governor Jan Brewer’s proposed cuts to Medicaid are some of the most provocative cuts in state government. Brewer has requested a federal waiver that, if approved, would temporarily remove 280,000 BY JON MOSBY adults from Medicaid in the state. Although Columnist Brewer may see the waiver as a solution to the state’s projected $1.1 billion shortfall, it will have disastrous effects. For many in Arizona, the state’s Medicaid program, formally called the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System is a be-all endall. The cut will gravely affect Arizona residents with pre-existing health conditions and residents of poor areas of the state. Brewer’s proposed cut of over $500 million would affect mostly single adults, like Pat Elliot. According to Phoenix CBS affiliate KPHO, Elliot was once a successful small business owner but had a pre-existing condition. “I did not have insurance because I’m a breast cancer survivor,” Elliot said. Because she had a pre-existing condition, no health insurance provider would cover her. Following her struggle with breast cancer, medical costs began to bankrupt Elliot. Elliot did, however, qualify for the health care containment system, which pays for Elliot’s leukemia treatments. Elliot’s treatment, an oral chemotherapy drug called Gleevic, must be taken daily for the rest of her life. Gleevic costs $5,000
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for a one-month supply. Brewer’s plan would also affect hospitals and clinics serving rural areas of the state. Many residents of rural areas are dependent on the system for health coverage. Hospitals in many rural areas serve a significant number of patients who could not afford health insurance otherwise. One such hospital is the Southeast Arizona Medical Center, which provides health care to residents of the Douglas area. About 32 percent of the patients at the hospital rely on AHCCCS. Brewer’s efforts to reduce the number of beneficiaries would be disastrous for the hospital – the proposal could even force it to shut down. By law, a hospital cannot turn a patient away from emergency room care. Administrators at the Southeast Arizona Medical Center believe many ill patients would simply turn to the emergency room for health care needs. The hospital, and others like it, would have a difficult time balancing patients with an inability to pay for health care and administrative costs. Ultimately, cutting health care cost in Arizona will hurt the state itself. Ill patients who are in need of health services will show up at hospitals and those services will cost money. And that money will come from the taxpayers. But public health care is not the only place Brewer is making proposed cuts. The governor also plans to make cuts on the state’s education budget. Brewer told the Flagstaff, Ariz., Chamber of
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Law school up and running in new building BY CAIN MADDEN Campus News Editor
Ole Miss law students are not lurking in the dungeon for the first time in years. Second year law student David Long said he was excited to see the sun shining into classrooms during his first two weeks at the new Ole Miss law building Friday afternoon. “I focus better in the new classrooms,” Long said. “I don’t know if it is the natural light, the improved acoustics or the fact that you feel like you are closer to the professors, but I feel like I get more out of class.” Long’s fellow second year law student, Jacob Jordan, said the new school actually felt like stepping into the professional environment. “It feels like you are meeting for school at the courthouse,” Jordan said. “I love it. It is strikingly beautiful, and the classrooms are more spacious and adequate to meet the needs of the student body.” Associate professor Matthew R. Hall said he thought the new building was beautiful, but he was more excited about the classrooms.
“One thing I like about the building is the windows,” Hall said. “In the old building, I believe all but one of the classrooms were windowless.” Second year law student Jeffrey Graves said he has enjoyed being in the new classrooms so far. “You are able to sit at your desk without being directly on top of someone — they are much more spacious,” Graves said. “Now, there are also enough outlets for you to plug up your computer, and Internet access seems to be improved. We had a lot of problems at the old building.” Not that all is perfect. Hall said he missed being near the Grove, and Long and Jordan missed what they called the “Law Mall.” “It was a nice social place, the center of the building, where all of our lockers and the entrances to the classrooms were,” Long said. “That does not exist here, which is OK for me because I already know everyone I want to meet, but it may make it worse on the first year students who are still meeting people.”
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Students sit in Professor Parham Williams’ evidence class Friday morning. Law students have been in the new building for approximately two weeks.
They also missed being near the Student Union, but Jordan said there was something to make up for that. “It is nice to have our own cafe in the building,” Jordan said. “That will help.” Melissa Groover, who was recently accepted to the school of law, visited the new building Friday. “The building is modern with all the technology a law school needs, but the architecture gives it that old charm,” said Groover, who completed her undergraduate degree at New York Institute of Technology. “I am excited to start classes in the fall.” Law School Dean Richard Gershon said he felt fortunate to have the school of law in the
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this building, but it is really the people that make this law school special– the people that work in the building.”
Congratulations to the following outstanding students to be inducted into the 2010-2011 class of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities & Colleges on Friday, February 4, 2011, at 4:00 p.m., in the Ford Center. The University of Mississippi Hall of Fame inductees will be announced at the ceremony. Carla Aguilar Laurie Alexander James Allen Victoria Applewhite Ann Atkinson Jessie Austin Brett Barnes Chad Berry William Bogan Melissa Bond George Bordelon Meagan Boykin Sarah Bransford Mallory Britt Elizabeth Brock Caitlyn Brown James Buchanan Paris Buchanan Molly Burcham Virginia Burke Sara Burns Etoshia Butler Brooke Cantwell Chelsea Caveny Jake Chandler Thomas Chandler Lauren Childers Taylor Corso Martha Frances Dalton Matt Daniels Nathan Darce Sandipan Datta Amber Davis Katie Dennis Vihara Dharmaratne Jasmine Dixon Laurin Dixon Ben Dobbs Angela Duff Brittany Duhon Kelsey Durocher Sam Egger Samuel Farris IV Martin Fisher Brian Flanner Brian Foster Lauren Freeman Sharon Frierson Echarial Gaines Meaghan Gandy
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ABOVE: Students build a snowman inside VaughtHemingway Stadium.
BELOW: Students pelt each other in a snowball fight in front of the Grove stage. Oxford got approximately 8 inches of snow over the break.
Classes resumed for Wintersession students on Jan. 12. “I really liked all the snow,” freshman theatre major Lydia Reed said. “It was so pretty seeing the whole campus covered in a solid blanket of white. I got up early and went out and just walked all around campus taking pictures of the undisturbed snow, but I wasn’t crazy about classes being canceled.” Not all students were completely enamored with the snow, including senior political science student Matt DeLoach. “I was glad to see that it snowed that night,” DeLoach said. “I was glad to be in the snow in the morning, but af-
continued from page 1 ter that, I was ready to see it gone.” Snow was expected again on January 21. However, due to warmer temperatures, it was not as spectacular as the approximate eight inches of snow Oxford received during Wintersession. “I wasn’t here to experience it but feel like I would have enjoyed being here when it happened; to play in it and just see the campus covered in snow.” Nathaniel Weathersby, a freshman journalism major said. “I am excited for the snow. It doesn’t seem to be staying though. If it does stick, I would very much like to play in it.”
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ABOVE: Panini employee Ashley Maloney, Panini owner Tori Puckett, William Watts and Addison Edmonds look over the menu at Panini as they decide what to spend their discount on. Edmonds, Rae Corley, Smoothie King manager, and William Watts discuss the advantages of advertising with aroundtown-oxford.com.
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Every once in a while, something comes along that is too good to be true. The perfect pair of shoes just happens to be on sale, or someone happens to offer great tickets for the Ole Miss vs. LSU game. Two recent Ole Miss graduates have made it their goal to lay out magical deals all in one place with their website,
aroundtown-oxford.com “We came up with the idea in early September and tested it out for a few weeks before Christmas,” William Watts, accounting graduate and founder of the website, said. “We put out three good deals, and it seems the concept works.” The website offers deals and discounts for Ole Miss students and Oxford locals alike. Offering a “deal of the day,” the website allows savings up to
50 percent or higher on things such as food, drinks, spa visits and more. Before the winter break, Watts and his associate, Addison Edmonds, decided to test their website by offering three “deals of the day.” One deal saved buyers 64 percent of their purchase at Smoothie King and another offered 50 percent off of lunch at Panini. Their plan is to offer one deal per day during the spring semester, and they are not limiting their deals to things that they like. Both Watts and Edmonds hope to receive input from students and residents about what they would like to see come to the website. The deals are simple to take advantage of. Buyers can buy online using a credit or debit card, print their proof of purchase at home and then redeem their deal at the store or restaurant. Acording to Watts and Edmonds these deals help publicize businesses to freshmen and other people who might not even know they exist. It is a type of advertising for the businesses themselves, so it benefits everyone as a whole. Edmonds, who works for the advertising company The Indoor Advantage, uses his connections to get a foot in the door, and from there the dynamic duo play off each other to promote both businesses. “We share a sales force,” Edmonds said. “It’s a collaboration. We make sure that it’s a deal that is going to work for everybody, the business and us.” The two Ole Miss alumni met while collaborating for a mutual client through the Pink Dress Run. The run, which is a fundraiser to fight breast cancer, brought the two young men together and got them talking. “We talked about business and realized our models don’t compete,” Edmonds said. “And
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Our love-hate relationship with the first day of the semester BY RYANNE FLANDERS
that one has dropped and is no longer in the class. Basically, it is just a bunch of nonsense. 2) Long bookstore lines Why people wait until the first day to buy books, I will never know. Semester after semester it is drilled into our brains: “Buy books early!” Who wants to buy a book when a student’s schedule is probably going to change 17 more times? Then we find out the professor does not even use the book. Hopefully, there are no eager beavers out there removing the shrink wrap, because the bookstore will not give a full refund for that. Take it from me guys: wait a week. In fact, wait two. That’s when it will be clear if the book is a necessity.
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Five reasons to hate the first day: 1) IT’S REALLY EARLY! I’m going to go out on a limb here and say most college students do not like getting up early. I know I hate dragging myself out of bed on the first day (or any other day). Most of us are accustomed to staying up into obnoxious hours of the morning and sleeping till 5 p.m. Now, we have to drag our zombie selves out of our not-so-comfy dorm beds and warm apartments. Unfortunately, the first day cannot be skipped because, apparently, professors assume
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3) Long financial aid lines These are the worst because there is nothing to be done about it. There’s never a good time to come, and it is impossible to wait until a month from now to do it. Students cannot control how their finances are handled with the school. Bring a book, a Nook, an iPod, a smartphone or knitting supplies. The entertainment will be needed. 4) It is still freezing! The beginning of the semester always has horrid weather. At the beginning of the fall semester, it’s roughly 437 degrees. At the beginning of the spring semester it’s a breezy -140... Celsius. Even better is the fact that some students will be dressed as warm as the nomadic Eskimo people of Antarctica, but when they step into their classroom they will feel like nomadic Eskimos in Mexico at the peak of summer. By the time the layers are peeled off, class will be over. 5) Parking There are two days when parking is the worst. These are the two days when every
student actually goes to class. What days are these you ask? – The first day of the semester and the review day for finals. The first day is definitely worse than finals because nearly every single student shows up. This is everyone’s “year” in which they are going to do better. No fear though, parking will have slacked off in a few weeks when people either drop classes or stop going alltogether. Until then, happy parking wars.
Five reasons to enjoy it: 1) Financial aid was disbursed This means money to celebrate the end of the first day. Go out to dinner, the bar, Walmart; it really doesn’t matter. Go ahead and squander it away. Parents will be expecting the “I’m broke” call anyway. 2) Summer Vacation is only five months away Five months really isn’t that long when thinking about how
generous the break is. Just picture the warm sun, beach breezes and all the time to do absolutely nothing. For those taking summer classes, disregard this. 3)Everyone has all As This is the highest everyone’s grades will ever be – GPAs are perfect. Don’t mess it up, and the wonderful feeling can last all the way through May. 4)The thought of eating on campus isn’t repulsive yet Everything is fresh for once so the idea of JC grub won’t make perfectly sane students want to throw themselves off any tall buildings (or eat off campus). Everything is good again. The same thing hasn’t been eaten for the last 13 days. Revel in it, because it will be ruined soon. 5) Nearly every class gets out early I have never stayed the entire time in a class on the first day of the semester. It’s a freebie. Once again, revel away. This will probably be the only time it happens, so take advantage of it.
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It’s a great way to get out there. Some people who have lived in Oxford for 10 years have never been to Smoothie King, and this brings in those new customers.” “It really is the best kind of advertising,” Edmonds said. With online media and advertising becoming a crucial part of business, Watts and Ed-
monds are keen to keep ahead of the times. “Our website is really neat, really cool, and we are in the work of creating apps,” Watts said. “We are in the process of getting all over Facebook and Twitter. It’s a great thing we have, we just need people to find out about it.” In addition to keeping every-
thing high-tech and up-to-date, Watts and Edmonds want to expand. While determined to remain a constant presence in Oxford, they are always on the lookout for new towns and new businesses to recruit. “We really want input from the community about what they want to see on the website,” Watts said.
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Rebs get first conference win against Tigers BY ALEX LAKE The Daily Mississippian
Ole Miss basketball coach Andy Kennedy was probably not
expecting his team to notch their first conference win on their trip to Baton Rouge this past weekend. Nevertheless, the Rebels (13-
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7, 1-4 SEC) thrashed conference rival LSU (10-9, 2-2 SEC) Saturday 78-51 to halt the team’s worst start in conference play since 2000. Ole Miss turned a six-point lead at the half into a 52-36 advantage after four 3-pointers – one apiece from Terrance Henry and Trevor Gaskins and two from Chris Warren.
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Henry had his first doubledouble of his career by posting 13 points and ten rebounds while playing in his home state. The Rebels shot 62.2 percent on the day while making 13 3-pointers. Seniors Warren and Zach Graham led the scoring for the Rebels, scoring 18 and 17, respectively. Transfer Nick Williams continued consistent play for Ole Miss with 14 points. Former Rebel Malcolm White, now sporting purple and gold, scored six points in the afternoon while playing only 21 minutes. Over the break, the Rebels won nine games and lost five, four of those losses coming in conference play. The Rebels lost an emotional game to Mississippi State 69-64 in their first SEC game on Jan. 13, despite having the lead for the majority of the game. The Rebels have the week off before playing host to Tennessee on Saturday and to Kentucky on Feb. 1.
sports briefs BY PAUL KATOOL Sports Editor
LADY REBS STAGE COMEBACK AT ARKANSAS Trailing No. 23/24 Arkansas (15-4, 3-4 SEC) by 12 points early, Ole Miss (9-9, 2-4) battled back for a 69-65 win Sunday afternoon over the Razorbacks.
ROBERTSON SHATTERS HIGH JUMP RECORD Sophomore Ricky Robertson broke his own high jump record at the Arkansas State Invitational by leaping 7-05.75 to break his own record of 7-05.00. Robertson has the highest jump in the nation this year.
RIFLE FALLS TO KENTUCKY Ole Miss lost a home match to Kentucky this weekend despite posting a team aggregate score of 4654, a school record. The Wildcats defeated the Rebels 4676-4654.
TENNIS SHUTS DOWN USM The Ole Miss men’s tennis team, No. 18 in the country, shut out Southern Miss 6-0 on Saturday in Oxford. Senior Kalle Norberg, the 2009 SEC Tournament MVP, was back on the court for the Rebels in the win.
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