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Alcohol seeps into dorm parties
Occupy OC draws CSUF students
Students and resident advisers reluctant to talk about parties at the new student dorms
Organizers plan for long-term protest in downtown Santa Ana
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With newly built dorms, more students are able to live on campus and have the “college experience.” For some students, this can include new experiences with partying and drinking–something many residing in the new dorms said does occur but are reluctant to talk about. “It’s just college. It’s what everyone does, so I don’t really see it as a huge problem,” said Karen Lee, an undeclared freshman who lives in the dorms. This is the first semester for Lee living on campus, and although she said she has not attended any parties, she has heard of them taking place at the dorms. Lee, along with Shannon Chan, a business major who also lives on campus, said besides parties, they believe drinking is also something that takes place at the dorms. “I’ve heard of people getting caught drinking,” Lee said. In 2010, there were 141 offenses to liquor laws in University Housing reported to University Police, according to the annual Campus Crime Statistics report. “Since over 98 percent of the residential population is underage, we do not allow parties in the housing community,” said Fred Lipscomb, director of Housing and Residence Life. According to Lipscomb, parties are not common, but he acknowledges they do take place outside of the organized, nonalcoholic events that are held in each hall throughout the semester. See DRINKING, page 2
Occupy Wall Street has made its way to Orange County, due to the efforts of a group of Cal State Fullerton students who are choosing to stand in solidarity with the nationwide movement. Occupy Orange County is an extension of the Occupy Wall Street movement, organized by a group of 10 CSUF students and alumni who each donated $40. Working with a budget of $400, the organizers made fliers, created Facebook and Twitter pages, and bought a domain name for the OC movement. “Wall Street is what controls this country at this point. They’re the ones who say who gets elected. They’re the ones that say if we go to war or not. They’re the ones who basically control everything, and they’re profiteering the 99 percent–which is you and I,” said Sam Aresheh, a public relations major at CSUF who is one of the organizers for the Occupy Orange County protest that is set to take place Oct. 22 in Santa Ana. CAMILLE TARAZON / Daily Titan University Housing officials try to keep students involved with nonalcoholic events, but some students have been caught drinking.
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Weekend preview BROOKE McCALL Daily Titan
CAMILLE TARAZON / Daily Titan A Titan dribbles the ball up the field against Long Beach State. The women’s soccer team is ready to make a run in the Big West title hunt and make a trip to the NCAA tournament.
With this week coming to an end, Cal State Fullerton athletes are getting prepared for the busy weekend. Volleyball and soccer games are taking place this weekend as well as a crosscountry meet, men’s hockey and rugby games. Starting Thursday and moving through Sunday, here is a look at the sports schedule for this week. Men’s hockey plays Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Titan hockey is playing San Jose State, a nonconference game, Thursday at 9:30 p.m. at Westminster Ice. Titans are playing
Arizona State Friday at 9:40 p.m. in a West Coast Hockey Conference game at KHS Ice Arena in Anaheim. Men’s hockey wraps up the weekend Saturday with another WCHC game against ASU at 7:50 p.m. at KHS Ice Arena. “Expect Brandon Heethuis to be the starting goaltender for CSUF, but it wouldn’t be a surprise to see Alex Miller start one of the last two games of the weekend,” said Trevor Rabone, communications and media relations director of CSUF Titan ice hockey. See WEEKEND, page 8
Brewery boasts the best beer
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The dark black pint of beer was complemented perfectly with the low-key, relaxed atmosphere in the small warehouse. The shiny beer vats and the giant barrels filled with the delicious brew were arranged in one corner of the place, while a line of patrons awaiting their refill formed on the opposite side of the oddly comforting brewery. It’s a Thursday night at Bootlegger’s Brewery in Fullerton, and the 40 or so customers that are enjoying the various microbrews are anything but boisterous drunks. Some sit at the few available tables chitchatting. Some stand and quietly converse over a round of beers while others are gathered around the single flat-screen television set in the back corner of the brewery watching the New York Yankees against the Detroit Tigers. But the scene is far from what you’d find at many of the bars across the train tracks in downtown Fullerton, where the lightweight college kids get together to be loud and obnoxious over their jägerbombs, apple-tinis and cheap, foamy domestic beers. Oh no, this is a different crowd entirely. It’s a crowd often made up of what some call “beer geeks,” and others who just like good beer, many of whom look like they just got off a long day at work,
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Low attendance for Monday Night Football at the TSU Underground SEAN VIELE Daily Titan WILLIAM CAMARGO / Daily Titan Located near an abundance of trendy bars and clubs, Bootlegger’s in Fullerton houses its premium blends of beer they brew locally in beer jugs called ‘Growlers.’ Bootlegger’s offers five year-round beers among a slew others.
and some fresh out of early evening classes at one of the surrounding colleges. “It’s amazing,” said Edgar Mendoza, 24, a junior engineering major. “No rowdy people, everybody is chill. Everybody just wants to have a good time and have a few beers.” Mendoza meets up with a group of friends every Thursday night at Bootlegger’s Brewery after class to throw back a few. This night they brought along a first-timer. Jeff Addison, 23, also an engineering major, joined the crew for his inaugural visit to Bootlegger’s. “(The beer) is really good,” said Addison. “They’ve got a wide variety and a lot of interesting flavor.”
Bootlegger’s History and Early Success Bootlegger’s Brewery opened in April 2008 by Aaron Barkenhagen. Barkenhagen, 32, home-brewed for 10 years before opening his business, using friends’ garages to brew and perfect his craft. When he went back to school at CSUF to finish his degree in business administration with a concentration in entrepreneurship, one of his entrepreneurship courses required him to write up a business plan. See BREWERY, page 7
Aside from a few Bears and Lions fans watching the game, the Titan Bowl and Billiards TV lounge was almost vacant for Pigskin Mondays this week. Located in the TSU Underground, the Titan Bowl and Billiards offers plenty of seating and three big-screen television sets to view Monday Night Football every week from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. If the weekly Monday Night Football watch party eventually catches on, Wolfy Keeney, 17, a freshman, thinks it would be “really cool.” “Instead of just watching it by
yourself or whatever, you can get together with a bunch of dudes or a bunch of girls or whoever wants to come down and watch as kind of a big social event,” said Keeney. Keeney thinks Pigskin Mondays will eventually pick up as the semester moves along. It is midterm time at CSUF, which perhaps was the cause for the small crowd of football fans in attendance. “I come for the big games that I want to see,” said Kayron Calloway, 21, a philosophy major. As a Detroit Lions fan, this game meant a lot to Calloway. The Lions were on the verge of starting 5-0 for the first time this century. But he admitted he didn’t necessarily know there was an organized event for Monday Night Football in the Titan Bowl and Billiards lounge at CSUF. See PIGSKIN, page 3
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New PBS five-part series puts spotlight on women The series, ‘Women, War & Peace,’ began this week STEVEN YUAN Daily Titan
Courtesy of Pewee Flomoku / PBS Liberian women demonstrate at the American Embassy in Monrovia at the height of the 2003 Civil War. A new series on PBS will focus on women in war zones.
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Women, War & Peace is a new five-part television series premiering on PBS that will look into the experiences of women in war zones from Bosnia to Afghanistan and Colombia to Liberia. The stories of these women supplement a larger message about how women and children have become primary targets in war and also how some women have emerged as leaders in fostering peace. The series aims to give viewers a different perspective of modern warfare. The series was created by the efforts of filmmakers Abigail Disney, Pamela Hogan and Gini Reticker. The series will be narrated by actors Matt Damon, Geena Davis, Tilda Swinton and Alfre Woodard. Just a few days before the premiere Tuesday of the first episode, the Norwegian Nobel Committee announced that the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize would be divided by three women–Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman–for their “nonviolent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work.” “We cannot achieve democracy and lasting peace in the world unless women obtain the same opportunities as men to influence developments at all levels of society,” the Nobel Com-
mittee stated in its press release. “There are Leymahs and Ellens and Tawakkuls all over the world. And hopefully their newfound recognition will shed light on how transformational women are in peace and democracy,” said producer Abigail Disney on the Nobel Committee’s decision. Producer Pamela Hogan expressed her joy over the Nobel Committee’s decision on the Women, War & Peace website and said it was fitting that the prize was determined a few days before the premiere of the first episode. “I am honored to know courageous women who take unfathomable risks to fight for peace and justice,” said Hogan. The episode that premiered Tuesday, “I Came to Testify,” is a story of how women from a Bosnian town called Foca were imprisoned and raped by Serbian-led forces, survived and testified in an international court of law, paving the way for new international laws about sexual violence in war. The rest of the episodes tell similar tales of brave women who have persevered through war and conflict, sharing their experiences and the experiences of other women to forge new laws in international peace. The last episode challenges the idea that war and peace is only a man’s domain and will include interviews with influential women such as Hillary Clinton. “I know that we can all play a role in the movement to build peace. It can be as simple an act as putting the Nobel Peace Prize link on your Facebook. We can choose to act, learn more (and) do more,” Hogan said.
Women’s studies Professor Karyl Ketchum hasn’t had a chance to check out the series, but she is part of a LISTSERV, exclusive to women’s studies professors around the world. “Everyone on the mailing list receives these exclusive emails. It’s kind of like a forum in that we exchange resources for teaching purposes. The Women, War & Peace series has received positive feedback from what I’ve heard, and I’ve been meaning to check it out,” said Ketchum. Bree-Anna McCalleym, a women’s studies major, had not heard about the series, but after browsing the Women, War & Peace website, found the premise of the series enlightening. “In most of history, women’s contributions or even their presence is usually omitted or diminished, so the fact that it really highlights and focuses on that I think is crucial,” she said. “Geographically, you can see how the different issues are embodied in different areas based on cultures.” The filmmakers of the series will launch a community screening initiative across the country, called the Peacebuilders Tour, to engage audiences and encourage discussion. Upcoming events in California will take place at Stanford University, Pitzer College, UC Irvine and UC Berkeley. The series will continue to air every Tuesday night, with the last episode airing Nov. 8. According to the Women, War & Peace website, the series will be the most comprehensive global media initiative ever mounted on the roles of women in war and peace.
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The Titan Bowl and Billiards located on the lower level of the Titan Student Union offers more than just bowling and games of pool for students, faculty and the local community. In conjunction with the TSU Underground, students use these facilities to pass the time and hang out before, after and between classes. Aside from playing pool on one of 12 Gold Crown tables or bowling on any of the eight championship lanes, students can play air hockey, pingpong and a variety of Xbox 360 video games. “I usually come down here to play EA’s FIFA 11 or table tennis,” said Simon Heinken, a business administration major. Games aren’t the only activities to be enjoyed in the facilities. Students can lounge on comfortable couches, sit around tables and watch sporting events on three big-screen televisions. Many people confuse the TSU Underground with Titan Bowl and Billiards. However, while they are located in same area, they are two different things. Right next to the bowling alley are Round Table Pizza and the pub for those over 21. “During the busiest time of the day, which is anywhere between 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., we will have about 100 to 150 people down here,” said Titan Bowl and Billiards Manager Kenneth Maxey. According to Eric Arriaga, a finance major who has been a desk attendant at the TSU Underground for four years, the facilities see a variety of students come down, many of whom are regular visitors. “I’ve worked here long enough to know what goes on in the different areas. At one table in the mornings, students meet to play the card game Magic,” said Arriaga. Arriaga also hangs out sometimes, especially for the sporting events. “We’ve had Super Bowl parties and March Madness for college basketball, where we’ll watch the games and students will fill out brackets to guess who will win,” he said. For the more competitive individual, Titan Bowl and Billiards offers a variety of tournaments, with the dates and times displayed on its website. Tournaments range from arcade, to pool and table tennis, to Texas Hold ’em. Titan Bowl offers Dollar Wednesdays, a bowling
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league Tuesdays for avid bowlers and Lightning Lane Saturdays, which gives the alley the ambiance of being in a club. Thinh Nguyen, a Japanese major, started using the facility last semester, when he would come down with his friend to play table tennis. However, this semester his goal is to get better at playing pool. “After a long day of school, I can just relax and hang with friends. It’s definitely more of a kick back and relax place than a studying place,” said Nguyen, whilst joking with his friends around a pool table. Bryan Murphy, an illustration major, comes to Titan Bowl and Billiards between his breaks to relax and pass the time. “I’ve gone to the pub to get a drink between my break, but I like coming down here for the couches and comfort,” he said. “It has liveliness unlike the Alumni Lounge upstairs.” The funding for Titan Bowl & Billiards is made possible by students, who pay the ASI and TSU fee in their tuition. Titan Bowl and Billiards reports 11 different revenue streams, according to Maxey. Most of the activities come with a price. Students are charged on an hour or game basis. Students with a TitanCard get a higher discount than faculty, staff and community members.
DTSHORTHAND 8 Dead, 1 Injured in OC Shooting Eight people are dead and one was in critical condition as of Wednesday night in what authorities have said might be the deadliest mass shooting in Orange County’s history. The shooting occurred in Seal Beach at Salon Meritage in the 500 block of Pacific Coast Highway Wednesday. The alleged shooter, Scott Dekraai, lives in Huntington Beach. “This could be one of our greatest tragedies,” said Sgt. Steve Bowles, of the Seal Beach Police Department, to the Los Angeles Times. Before Wednesday, there had been only one murder in Seal Beach between 2005 and 2010. The LA Times compared the shooting to the 1976 mass shooting at Cal State Fullerton, when Edward Allaway rampaged through the hallways of the Pollak Library, killing seven people and wounding two before taking his own life. Police told the LA Times the alleged shooter acted alone, and eyewitnesses said he targeted his ex-wife. The two were reportedly in a custody dispute. The alleged shooter was apprehended a few blocks from the salon, according to the LA Times report. According to witnesses, the alleged gunman shot at everyone he saw. Randy Fannin, the salon’s owner, was among the dead, said Fannin’s niece, Tami Scarcella, to the LA Times.
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DRINKING: Reported increase of liquor events on campus ...Continued from page 1 “Housing does, however, sponsor evening activities such as dances, open mic nights and casino nights. These events are put on by either the RAs (resident advisers) or our Resident Student Association,” Lipscomb said. Many students who live on campus agreed with Lee on having heard about parties at various dorms, but when asked to speak about their experiences, the majority of students declined to talk or did not want to go on record. According to the crime statistics report on the University Police website, liquor law violations at campus housing went up in 2010.
Lipscomb said less than 10 percent of their time is spent addressing this issue and it is the responsibility of each resident adviser to address such disturbances or any policy violations. Lipscomb also added that University Police does get involved when RAs need assistance. “It is not uncommon when violations occur that the student staff seek out police assistance. We have a very good partnership and relationship with the police, so calling for assistance is very natural and comfortable,” Lipscomb said. More than 1,800 students live on campus and Lee and Chan, even though they have heard of students getting caught by University Police for drinking on campus, both feel as though it is just part of
being in college. “As do most schools, we have an alcohol policy. When violations occur, our student staff (RAs) confront the situation and then our professional staff, Complex Coordinators, meet with the students to ensure they have a full understanding of the policy,” Lipscomb said. “We hope to educate students about the consequences of their actions with the hopes of seeing behavior change.” A few RAs spoke out to mention it is part of their training not to disclose such information about what goes on at the dorms in order to maintain the privacy of students living on campus. They added that no RA would disclose any further information if asked and that asking students about what goes on in the dorms is not allowed.
October 13, 2011
Parking Lot Diaries
In one of the many parking spaces at CSUF, the Daily Titan interviewed a student to see what’s happening this week. JAMES BEAN Daily Titan
Parking is a commodity. The students of Cal State Fullerton know this to be true. They also know if there is something worse than not finding parking, it’s giving up a parking space once you’ve found one. Emilie Sperling, a senior radio-TV-film major, experienced the CSUF parking blues firsthand Wednesday. “I got here at 8:30 and there was open parking,“ said Sperling. “I left here at 9:20 to go stop at work real quick to pick something up and it took 30 minutes to park.” Sperling is lucky enough to have an early 8:30 a.m. class Mondays and Wednesdays, so parking that early in the morning proves to be an easy venture. Other days, however, put her in a less fortunate position.
Emilie Sperling JAMES BEAN / Daily Titan
“Tuesdays and Thursdays I don’t have school until 10, so I come an hour and a half early so I don’t have to deal with parking,” Sperling said. When asked to describe her 10 a.m. ordeal in detail, an exasperated look spread over her face. It was clearly a sore subject. “I went to two different parking structures,” Sperling said. “OK, so first of all, people steal spots. So that occurs frequently. Second of all, people sit there and wait so there’s a line of five cars and there’s nothing anyone can do about it. Well, I yell at them.”
PIGSKIN: TSU Underground plays football games Mondays ...Continued from page 1 “The really big games, it’s packed in here,” Calloway said. “When the basketball season comes back you’ll see a lot of people in here.” Meanwhile, Keeney, a serious Chicago Bears fan, cheered loudly after his team intercepted a Detroit pass. He was by far the loudest of the few spectators in the empty lounge. “It’s pretty chill. I like it,” said Dan Wayner, 18, a psychology major. “I like watching football. That would be pretty chill having a lot of people down here.” Wayner, a Bears and Eagles fan, said he will definitely continue to attend Pigskin Mondays because he needs to get his “football fix,” he said. Whether or not Pigskin Mondays begins to attract bigger crowds of CSUF students, it will continue throughout the semester until Dec. 19.
SEAN VIELE / Daily Titan Wolfy Keeney, pictured above with his hands raised, was rooting for the Chicago Bears Monday night in the Titan Bowl and Billiards TV Lounge.
OCCUPY: Movement gets closer to Cal State Fullerton ...Continued from page 1 He is reiterating the message that was brought to the attention of America Sept.17, when thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York’s financial district to protest corporate greed and economic and social inequality. The New York movement is now on day 26 and has been joined by protests all over the country. “Me and a buddy of mine were so inspired by Occupy Wall Street and movements that are going on, we thought Orange County would be a great place since there are so many victims here,” said Omar Chouche, 21, a business information systems major who is also helping to organize the Orange County movement. Organizers are now using OccupyOrangeCounty.com to help orchestrate and gain support for the long-term protest that will take place Oct. 22 at the Ronald Reagan Federal Building and Courthouse in Santa Ana. They are asking for needed supplies rather than cash donations, since they are not considered a nonprofit. The group plans to occupy the surrounding area until the demands of the Occupy Wall Street movement are met. These demands, however, still remain unclear after 26 days of occupation and growing nationwide support. OccupyWallStreet.org has posted a list of user-generated proposed demands in an attempt to formulate an official list to present to Congress. The unofficial list loosely outlines a variety of demands that have been voiced by protesters. “There is a lot of proposed demands,” said Sharon Tipton, an Irvine resident and volunteer for Occupy OC. “Once you give a specific demand, they can just write it off.” These loosely defined demands can be found on the movement’s website and include the regulating of various “unfair” bank procedures, the investigation and prosecution of those directly responsible for the 2008 financial crisis, and the formulating of legislature that would ensure the rich pay their “fair share” of taxes, as well
as the closing of “corporate loopholes” which aid in corporate tax evasion. OccupyWallStreet.org describes the movement as a leaderless resistance that is comprised of people from different colors, genders and political persuasion. The tying bond that brings them together is the fact that they are all part of “the 99 percent,” and will no longer tolerate “the greed of the 1 percent that are currently controlling the nation’s wealth and major economic, political and social decisions.” Various marches have taken place this week in support of Occupy Orange County. Orange, Huntington Beach, Anaheim and Fullerton have all seen protests, and Occupy Irvine is working in collaboration with Occupy Orange County to form a largescale, one-day protest Saturday. These events will all lead up to the long-term protest scheduled for Oct. 22 in Santa Ana. Some CSUF students, like Scott Cowan, 22, a finance major, support the Occupy movement, but have mixed feelings about the strength of the overall message. “The message at some point was lost, whether it’s really necessary to have a clear message or not is something else,” he said. “I think that a lot of people have shown up that don’t really have a concept of what the whole
idea is, what’s really going on, and I think that’s bringing a lot of negative attention from people that don’t really have an opinion.” Spencer Gower, 20, an English major, also supports the movement, but thinks the blame shouldn’t fall only on the banks. “I don’t think it’s just one person or one institution that should hold all the blame,” he said. “It goes both ways.” In addition to physical protests, a participant in the movement has created a Facebook page for a planned event called Bank Transfer Day, where she calls on thousands of people with money in large banks to transfer their funds to small credit unions by Nov. 5 to punish banks for their policies. The following has over 27,000 “attending” as of Wednesday. Students like the idea, but don’t think many will follow through. “Big banks may be able to offer people … more than a local credit union might. I don’t think it’s better to stay with them (but) I think most people will,” Cowan said. “I think most people are pretty oblivious or really don’t care. It’s a nice idea, but I don’t think it would work.” Gower said he wouldn’t do it. “I think that’s a little too radical, for me at least,” he said. Ian Wheeler contributed to this story.
WILLIAM CAMARGO / Daily Titan Various marches have taken place this week in support of Occupy Orange County, and Occupy Irvine is scheduled for a one-day protest Saturday.
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CSU commits to STEM JARYD LUCERO Daily Titan
The CSU has joined a movement dedicated to increasing the number of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) teachers by 100,000 in 10 years for public schools. The movement, called 100Kin10, was started by Carnegie Corporation of New York, Opportunity Equation and NewSchools Venture Fund in January of last year. 100Kin10 invites organizations to address the challenges of raising the nation’s number of STEM educators. According to the 100Kin10 website, “So far, over 80 partner organizations have committed to increasing the supply of excellent STEM teachers.” Each partner has pledged to uphold one or more of three core commitments. The CSU’s core commitment is to increase the nation’s supply of STEM teachers by preparing 1,500 new math and science teachers annually through 2015. Half of these teachers will “teach in highneed schools for at least three years and 10 percent of whom will earn dual certification, addressing the needs of hard-to-staff schools,” according to the 100Kin10 website. CSUF secondary education professor, Victoria Costa, said the CSU will hold true to its commitments. “We (CSUF) have consistently generated the second highest number of STEM teachers in the last several years (within the CSU),” she said. “CSU will increase preparation of middle school science teachers, a field in which significant shortages exist, by 200—from a baseline of 60 to 260,” said Stephanie Thara, a public affairs web communications specialist at the CSU Chancellor’s Office. The baseline is the number of CSUprepared middle school teachers, she said. “In middle school math, where substantial needs exist for increased numbers and quality, CSU will prepare 330 teachers annually and provide rigorous coursework to all,” she said. The CSU also plans on doubling preparation of chemistry and physics teachers, which are in severe shortage, Thara said. CSU campuses will offer National Science Foundation (NSF) Noyce scholarships and other fellowship support to attract STEM majors to the teaching field. Three-hundred fellowships of at least $5,000 will be offered annually, Thara said. The CSU has also pledged to uphold the additional commitment of retaining excellence. “CSU will develop clinical partnerships with school districts that foster retention of excellent new STEM teachers through the new California Alliance for Teacher Preparation Partnerships,” Thara said. The California Alliance for Teacher Preparations Partnerships is a major initiative, Thara said. The initiative focuses on strengthening the quality of teacher preparation and enhancing the learning of K-12 students by partnering with universities and districts in preparing teachers, she said. Along with these partnerships, the CSU will also initiate partnerships “that provide support for excellent beginning STEM teachers and retain new math and science teachers affected by layoffs in the teacher pipeline,”
CAMILLE TARAZON / Daily Titan CSU has joined a movement dedicated to increasing the number of science, technology, engineering and math teachers.
Thara said. Two partnerships have been established as exemplary pilots. “One is between CSULB and Long Beach Unified School District and one between CSU Sacramento and Sacramento City Unified School District,” she said. Students interested in teaching science or math will have the luxury of additional benefits and resources available to them. “The CSU’s initiative places a priority on scholarships for these students,” Thara said. The CSU will also expand its Science Teacher and Researcher (STAR) program to allow future teachers the chance to have paid summer internships in federal research labs, such as the Department of Energy or NASA, she said. “The resources accessible through 100Kin10 and the partners in the effort will be accessible to the full range of classes associated with CSU preparation of math and science teachers,” Thara said. Google, which will be part of 100Kin10, is in collaboration with the CSU. This will result in new digital resources for use in the science and math classes aspiring teachers take. “We currently have $17.5 million pledged toward our initial goal of $20 million. Funding can go toward commitments in any of our three categories: increase supply, retain excellence and build the movement,” said Maya Lundhagen, project director of Carnegie Corporation of New York. “Funders commit a minimum of $500,000 over three years to support any of the 100Kin10 partners,” she said. With a goal to prepare 10,000 STEM teachers annually, the CSU’s involvement in 100Kin10 will play a significant role in preparing and supplying the nation with teachers.
October 13, 2011
CAMILLE TARAZON / Daily Titan Students enjoy some of the many activities offered at the Student Recreation Center. The gym offers free drop-in classes and also paid classes that may be more intense. From rock climbing to spinning, there’s a wide variety to choose from and try for the first time. There are many reasons students should take advantage of the classes being offered.
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Many people like to work out. Those who are interested in working out at a gym have several reasons to go there, such as losing weight and building more muscle. At Cal State Fullerton, the Student Recreation Center is the best place to go for those who are willing to work out. It’s conveniently open seven days a week, so students who work long hours during the weekdays can come on weekends.
There are a lot of activities students can choose from, such as running machines, training machines or swimming laps in a large pool. For those students who like to exercise by themselves, these machines are excellent ways to enjoy such activities. Also, trainers are available for students. Trainers will teach students not only how to work out, but they will also make workout schedules for students based on their needs. There are also several classes offered by personal trainers like spinning, swimming and an outdoor boot
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It is alright if you have not experienced any martial arts. At the SRC, beginner students are always welcome, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu would be enjoyable for anyone!
camp. It costs some money, but this opportunity will make it easier for people to follow the workout schedule.
One of the most effective activities in the SRC are martial arts classes. Because it is a class, students do not have to work out by themselves. They actually can do it with their friends. Working out with friends is sometimes better than doing a workout by oneself because a friend could be a great motivator to exercise more often. Many interesting martial arts classes are offered at the gym, including NoGi Brazilian jiu-jitsu, tae kwon do and also muay Thai kickboxing. Martial arts are the best classes to attend for several reasons. These
activities better one’s self-defense, physical health and fitness, as well as mental and spiritual management. By doing martial arts, people are able to obtain not only a healthy body, but also a strong mind. Since it also includes self-defense, women can learn effective defending skills and be a strong woman. I will focus on Brazilian jiu-jitsu since it is the most effective activity at the SRC. Brazilian jiu-jitsu has a long history. It was first introduced by Mitsuyo Maeda, a Japanese judo player who arrived in Brazil in 1914. After he came to Brazil, Maeda taught judo to the Gracie family, who later tweaked judo into Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The Gracie family modified techniques to use less strength and energy, so Brazilian jiu-jitsu is good for those female students who have less strength and energy. There are a lot of benefits to Brazilian jiu-jitsu that should encourage people to take classes. First of all, it would help you to lose weight and lessen stress. Brazilian jiu-jitsu includes take-downs, throws, chokes and arm or leg locks. Since this martial art requires using a lot of different muscles, it is the most effective martial art to lose weight. Moreover, like yoga, it is known as a good stress reliever. Also, this martial art is good for people who tend to be shy. Since jiu-jitsu would increase selfesteem while exercising with the entire body, one’s shyness would be reduced and these individuals would obtain a greater self-confidence. It is alright if you have not experienced any martial arts. At the SRC, beginner students are always welcome, and Brazilian jiu-jitsu would be enjoyable for anyone! It would be great for your health and mind and would help your selfesteem and self-confidence. There are a lot of interesting activities at the SRC. Even though some might cost little money, these paid activities are really awesome and would help students get into shape. If you are interested in working out, be open-minded and try out some of the activities offered at the gym.
Thoughts on the SRC
“It’s definitely something that’s useful. I don’t go very often, but it’s a good way for people to stay fit after eating junk food that’s everywhere.” Liz Hernandez Psychology Major
“There really needs to be a policy or something that gets those sorority girls from filling up the pool area by just tanning. Get a life, ladies. As if skin tone will get guys to take you seriously.” David Michelle Anthropology Major
“We have so many obese people in the country and (CSUF) is offering free gym membership so it should be utilized. If they can’t lose weight here when it’s free, don’t expect anything different later.” Diana Kofflin Psychology Major
October 13, 2011
Should we pursue the science of cloning? Cloning can be used to help populate species that are endangered PRO: CHARLOTTE KNIGHT A common argument I’ve heard regarding cloning is that it is not man’s place to try to play God. But as science is based on fact and God is based on faith, that’s hardly a decent argument. We should embrace technology’s exponential growth in the scientific field and look at cloning as an opportunity to better our health and the world we’re stuck living in. We’ll touch base on human cloning only briefly. It’s a widespread belief that human cloning is unethical because we would be harvesting second-class human beings for their body parts or organs in case a natural-born human needs a transplant. Well, duh. You can’t get much more unethical than that. However, human cloning would have some advantages, such as replacing a deceased child with similar DNA (though not necessarily guaranteed to grow with the same physical appearance or personality traits) or helping an infertile couple have children. Though they would still need a surrogate mother to produce the child, the egg would contain the DNA from an adult cell of the biological parent. With certain animals on the brink of extinction, such as the giant panda and the orangutan, cloning would even make it possible to save an endangered species or even potentially bring an animal that has recently gone extinct back into existence by using a similar species as a surrogate parent. Think Jurassic Park, only with cute, fluffy critters that aren’t trying to gobble you up. But the real benefits of cloning lie in the medical field. The University of Utah’s Genetic Science Learning Center states some of the benefits of cloning stem
cells for research, cloning animal models of disease and cloning animals for drug production. Stem cells, which are a class of awesome little cells that can transform into specific cell types for the body, are responsible for developing and maintaining the body over the course of one’s life. This means they can help to repair damaged and/ or diseased tissue and organs in the body. Cloning these stems cells would be more beneficial to the human body in this sense, as it makes regeneration of such tissue possible. For scientific purposes, the cloning of mice used for experimentation would also be highly beneficial to learning more about human disease in a shorter amount of time. Mice, along with other animals that need to be genetically engineered to carry mutations for research, need to take the time to go through several generations of reproduction to develop enough models needed to experiment on. For the sake of studying diseases through these animals to help come up with quicker cures and solutions, cloning would help speed up the process. We would clone livestock for the same intent of saving time. While we have a scientific need for mice for experimentation purposes, sheep, cows, goats and pigs are genetically engineered to produce proteins and other drugs that are vital to some medicines. Cloning them would increase the number of modified livestock needed for such production. We are so fortunate to live in a day and age where technological advances in the medical and scientific field, such as the ability to successfully clone, are working to increase the quality of our earth, our medicine and our health. Play God all you want, boys. I love giant pandas.
Cloning is wrong and can result in the creating of people only for organs CON: TIMOTHY WORDEN Human cloning is an extraordinary breach of ethics. It brings up a serious issue: What constitutes a human being? Clones will have a hard life. They could be created to have their organs harvested. They could be used as scientific research or cheap labor. In addition, choosing certain humans for their desirable traits (eugenics) could be practiced. These might all become real issues in the near future. Cloning experiments so far lack success and studies have shown that cloned animals face higher disease and infection rates. Many scientists are leading the cause against cloning. “Reproductive cloning is costly and highly inefficient. More than 90 percent of cloning attempts fail to produce viable offspring,” the Human Genome Project stated on its website. The American Medical Association agrees. “Because of the failures of animal clones, it is reasonable to conclude that future human cloning experiments will have the same high failure rates,” the association stated. Although scientists can play the role of gods and create life, I think more consideration is needed. Experiments on mice might be OK, but certainly not experiments on humans. Just because we can do something does not mean we should. “All things are lawful, but not all things are profitable,” the Bible wisely says. Basically, think before you act. The human population will reach the 7 billion mark this year. Whoa. Exponential growth in areas such as Africa and Asia has caused overpopulation and vast degrees of poverty.
We are stripping our natural resources, such as oil and forests, to help sustain our increased population. The last thing we need is additional humans occupying the Earth. Although in theory clones are good as organ donors, in reality it will be the rich who will be able to afford the expensive medical procedures. So clones could ultimately create a longer life span for the wealthy few. Scientists: Use your scientific and medical knowledge to eradicate global poverty and hunger. Create more nutritious foods that are readily available in impoverished areas. Develop strategies to increase agriculture yields while not harming the Earth’s soils as much. Find better vaccines against malaria and STDs. The dystopian novel Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro displays the horror that a human clone will face. The story focuses on a group of children who grow up in a boarding school. As they age into adulthood, they discover their sole purpose in life is having their organs harvested. Why must they die? To prolong someone else’s life. A human cloning report by the AMA lists only a few ethical concerns that must be addressed before cloning, such as the effects of cloning to the gene pool and to social relations. The study asks the question what if a man’s wife and daughter are identical? It states, “The implications of cloning for family and broader social relationships remains uncharted.” Cloning is a very expensive scientific realm. That money can be better spent helping those in need today, such as a struggling child from Los Angeles or India. Cloning is not OK for the moral and ethical problems it creates.
October 13, 2011
Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor shipwrecks souls The witching hour at Queen Mary’s Halloween event is one not to be missed, as supernatural creatures aim to give you a fangtastic night of horrors
MARIBEL CASTANEDA & GILLIAN HADLAND Daily Titan
The historic Queen Mary has opened its harbor to the brave souls willing to experience the 17th annual Halloween event known as Dark Harbor. David Wally, Dark Harbor’s director, and JJ Wickham, art director, have spent the last four months working tirelessly with a team of workers to transform Dark Harbor into an event more terrifying and entertaining. Massive containers, called the Barricade, were brought in as a foreboding welcome to guests. At night, the Barricade shoots flames into the air, reaching heights of 60 feet. As guests exit from the maze of containers, they are welcomed into a large village center filled with smoke, creepy lights, food stands and a live band. The smell of fresh kettle corn is always in the air, and people are constantly crowded around a large stand selling gelato in large waffle cones. The monsters, whose numbers have expanded by 20 percent, are never far behind to frighten the living daylights out of you. There are even monsters who tower over you above six feet and watch you
until you’re no longer paying attention, only to then run up and drop down on their knees to slide past you, sparks raining out from their knee pads. Just because you’re out of a maze does not mean you’re safe from the monsters. They’re everywhere, and they smell your fear. Many people probably don’t know the event used to be known as Shipwreck, and it wasn’t until last year it was changed to Dark Harbor, using a new storyline and atmosphere. The storyline introduced Bundara, a she-demon who rules the haunted community. This year, Bundara is back, along with her sisters, Searer and Mattenoot, to wreak havoc among anyone who wanders into their domain, although Bundara is more than willing to welcome you into her “lair of destruction and hell.” There are two mazes that take place away from the ship: Village of the Damned and The Cage. These mazes are full of mutilation and mayhem. Every corner is riddled with monsters who aren’t afraid to snarl menacingly in your face. One section of a maze is literally a maze within a maze, forcing guests to maneuver around bodies and decapitated heads that hang from the ceiling. If you’re unlucky and don’t
move quickly, you might just make physical contact. Three mazes are on the actual ship, and this year guests are given access to places that are normally closed to the public. The first maze, Submerged, takes you deep into the bowels of the ship where you will come face to face with dead sailors and other terrifying mutants. The second maze, Hellfire, is absolutely terrifying. Monsters are literally at every corner, and a few aren’t afraid to step out from their stations to follow closely behind you. The third maze, Containment, brings out all the fears people have of being in a demented and dirty asylum/hospital scenario. Once you’ve survived the mazes, it’s actually pretty cool and relaxing to hang out outside on little couches for resting while watching the live band. By this time, your fear of the monsters should go down, so feel free to have a look around at all the brilliant pyrotechnics and sets. The best part of the entire evening is the view of the Queen Mary with all her gorgeous lights. This iconic ship is the best backdrop for such a haunting event. Tickets start at $20. For more information and event dates, visit QueenMary.com/Dark-Harbor.
MARIBEL CASTANEDA / Daily Titan Queen Mary’s 17th annual Halloween event, Dark Harbor, beckons the brave and curious in for a fright towards its spirited shore as patrons experience a live band, get lost in mazes and scream as actors dressed as demons and monsters aim to haunt your dreams.
DJ DC spins to the top, breaking world record DJ DC performed the longest DJ set, a Guinness World Record of 120 hours YVETTE QUINTERO Daily Titan
With the music blasting, lights shining and the promise of short breaks at five-minute intervals every hour, DJ DC (Rene Brunner) was set toward breaking a world record—one that was about 120 hours away—Oct. 2 at the Yost Theater in Santa Ana. The record, previously held by DJ King, was broken Friday, as Brunner dethroned the former holder, adding an additional 30 hours to set the new Guinness World Record for the longest club DJ set ever performed. For DJ DC, the lack of sleep, food and limited time allotted for bodily functions while he spun away didn’t matter. He just likes to break world records. “The world record was 120 hours
and 19 minutes, and we broke it with 150 hours,” said Brunner. “It was a big undertaking. There’s a whole handbook of rules and regulations that we had to read and go through to figure out what we had to do on our end to make this thing happen,” said Ryan Thomas, director of promotions of the Yost Theater, who helped organize the event. “We had to make sure that we did it correctly so that we actually achieved the world record,” Thomas said. In order to ratify the recordbreaking attempt as valid, Brunner and everyone involved had to make sure to follow a series of set guidelines. These set guidelines included a variety of paperwork, having supervision at all times, as well as notable public figures who came in and witnessed the attempt. The attempt will then be validated, after review, by Guinness World Records. “After the attempt we will be taking him to a doctor to do a blood test to get the legitimate pa-
perwork to show that he did this completely natural without any drugs in his system,” Thomas said. Preparation for the event began when Brunner contacted manage-
We’re creating a path for maybe another DJ to someday break (the world record). Esther Canobianco Manager of the event
ment at Yost Theater to set a venue for his record-breaking attempt. “This event (was) established because DJ DC contacted us from Austria and told us he wanted to break the world record, the longest DJ set ever attempted,” Thomas said. This is not the first attempt Brunner has had at a marathon set. In September 2010, he played a set which lasted 121 hours at Sutra Lounge in Costa Mesa, but that attempt was not taken into
account by Guinness World Records, making that record unofficial. However, he has previously held marathon performance records at 76 and 93 hours. Even so, Brunner found the task of DJing continuously for 150 hours difficult at times. “The hardest part was from 5 o’clock to 7 o’clock, the break from night to the day,” Brunner said. Esther Canobianco, who oversaw the DJ during the event, sees what Brunner is doing as an opportunity to inspire other DJs to do the same. “We’re creating a path for maybe another DJ to someday break (the world record),” said Canobianco. However, Thomas prefers that Brunner remain the record-holder in the long run. “It’s an amazing feat for someone to be able to stay up for seven days straight, let alone be DJing. Hopefully it’s something that no one else breaks ever again,” Thomas said.
Viewers aren’t ‘Bored to Death’ WILLIAM CAMARGO / Daily Titan Rene Brunner, who uses the moniker, DJ DC, has made numerous attempts at marathon DJ performance sets, which was not an easy feat considering restroom breaks and food.
HBO series ‘Bored to Death’ follows a private investigator’s hijinks with his cohorts RACHEL MASOCOL Daily Titan
The trio of Jason Schwartzman, Ted Danson and Zach Galifianakis is back for another round of adventures on the HBO original show, Bored to Death. The hilarious cast reunited for an entertaining third season. When the show premiered, it took viewers on another compelling journey with Schwartzman’s main character, Jonathan Ames. Ames is a struggling novelist who was emotionally damaged from a breakup with his ex. To take his mind off the past and cure his writer’s block, he decides to moonlight as a private investigator. An avid mystery
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book fan, he aims to solve the cases he loves to read about. Ames put an ad on Craiglist and acquires new clients. He consistently takes viewers on an expedition with his odd clients in an unconventional way. Ames then generates story ideas through the events and people he spied on. Ted Danson stars as Jonathan’s mentor, George Christopher. He is the ex-editor of the fictitious magazine Edition. He values his youthful days and mourns the loss of it, always wondering if there is a way to relive it. Christopher is seemingly superficial and became aware of it on the show, always going for women about half his age. Galifianakis takes the role of Jonathan’s best friend, Ray Hueston. He is a zany comic book creator that breathes life into the series. Hueston is perplexed by his sporadic relationship with his on-again, off-again romance with his girlfriend. He is continually trying to impress her and make her happy, regardless of the often times, laughable situations.
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The three characters are outrageously neurotic, funny and eccentric, making the program a standout among others. The three have a bond stronger than bromance: cannabis, which somehow always has a presence in the show. The title of the show is misleading because the characters aren’t really bored at all. Each of them seem to get much more involved in the cases Ames gets assigned. The investigations span from locating a French bulldog to obtaining a flash drive from a dark, sex dungeon. Most of the time the objective
in each mission is not to get caught or be murdered. Ames, Christopher and Hueston make an unusual trio, but their offbeat shenanigans make us wonder if all New Yorkers are really like that. Bored to Death is a humorous show that doesn’t take life as seriously as other programs. Sometimes we just need to laugh and watch light entertainment to take our own thoughts off the daily stresses of life. This halfhour comedy effortlessly does just that. Bored to Death airs Mondays at 9 p.m. on HBO.
October 13, 2011
A fairy tale dream come true Concerts CLARK PAGADUAN Daily Titan
Once upon a magical afternoon, she walked through Downtown Disney not knowing that she was about to have her Cinderella moment and the world would share that moment with her. The Happiest Place on Earth became a little happier Sept. 25 when Jamin Love, 26, a Cal State Fullerton business management alumnus, proposed to his shocked and teary-eyed girlfriend of more than five years, Valerie Albania, 25, a nurse at Children’s Hospital of Orange County, after dancing in a surprise, choreographed flash mob routine to the tune of Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” at Downtown Disney. Hundreds of spectators, including many close friends and family, were present when the enchanted event took place. A YouTube video of the proposal has gained national media attention and, of course, become an Internet sensation. The video has generated over 1.8 million views and the number continues to grow. It has been featured on news outlets such as Good Morning America and has been talked about on the prominent blogs of Disney, Perez Hilton, Ryan Seacrest and The Insider. The couple were recent guests on NBC’s The Filter with Fred Roggin. Jamin and Valerie, who are both directors at Marvels Dance Co. based in Walnut, Calif., have been humbled by the entire experience. “It’s so surreal. It’s an amazingly humbling feeling,” said Love. “Just to see where it started from and to where it is now, it’s completely mind-blowing.” For the video’s editors and close friends of the couple, Jamie Deriada, 19, a criminal justice major, Jonathan Martin, 19, a CSUF
Courtesy of Michael Hari Jamin Love, 26,a business management alumnus, proposed to his girlfriend, Valerie Albania, 25, in Downtown Disney after he and his friends did a choreographed flash mob routine. The whole event was recorded and became a viral video on YouTube.
radio-TV-film major, and Michael Hari, 17, a computer information systems major at Cal Poly Pomona, the goal of the video was to bring the pure joy of the moment to the masses. On the video’s YouTube description, the editors wrote, “We wanted to capture the pureness of every angle, every smile, every wiped tear, just everything. We hope you enjoy this moment just as much as we do.” The number of views the video has garnered has indeed proven that the editors’ goal was achieved in dramatic droves. The YouTube page and Marvels Dance Co. Facebook page are swarming with compliments and congratulatory wishes for the couple. The paramount success of the video has taken the editors by surprise. “We thought it was just going
to be played at their wedding, but we ended up sharing it on Facebook and it just exploded,” said Deriada, who also danced in the flash mob. Martin and Hari, who were also the video’s cameramen, shared similar sentiments. “We absolutely had no idea it was going to be this big,” said Hari. “It’s a blessing for everyone involved, especially for Jamin and Val. Going into it, we really didn’t have any expectations for any of this,” said Martin. Planning for the proposal began six weeks ago. Love called a meeting at their dance studio in Walnut where he gathered a group of close friends, many of whom both he and Albania have danced with or have directed in the dance company. Thirteen dancers in total took part in the flash mob.
At the meeting, Love explained his proposal plan to the group and the preparation process began. Several secret dance practices were held over the course of the next month in anticipation for the center-stage proposal. When the day arrived, not all aspects of the plan ran as smoothly as everyone had hoped. The proposal team was setting up for the flash mob in front of Downtown Disney’s La Brea Bakery. While Hari was readying the amplifier, a security guard began questioning him. Hari explained the proposal plan to the guard who argued that he wouldn’t allow the crowd to proceed without a permit. However, good fortune was on Love’s side. With help from Disney security and some last-minute text messaging to friends, Love
was granted permission but was forced to relocate the flash mob to the area in front of Downtown Disney’s AMC Theatre. To add to his good luck, the new area was more spacious and better suited for the dancers. The stage was set. With the dancers preparing in the new location, a nervous Love ran back to accompany the unsuspecting Albania. Though the new location was bigger, this presented a new set of challenges for the cameramen. “We were stressing out ‘cause we wanted to have all the right angles. We had the original plan by La Brea Bakery already set up,” Martin said. “When we moved, we didn’t have time to plan the shots.” When the moment arrived, all the lovely pieces fell into place and the now-famous proposal turned out picture perfect. The mental playback of Love darting into the dance to lead the mob resulting in a happily tearful Albania cupping her mouth is a moment etched in stone for many viewers. Disneyland had worked its magic once again. After countless hours of meticulous editing, the video of the proposal was posted the following day and the viewing frenzy began. Many were touched by the proposal, including some who wish to contribute to their wedding. Among them are photographers and wedding planners who have reached out to Love and Albania to offer their services–some for free. The couple are planning to wed May 11, 2012. When Love was asked what Sept. 25, 2011 meant to him, he said, “It will definitely be one of the days that we can share with our kids and grandkids. That’s the moment that changed our lives together. It will never be forgotten.” Like Cinderella’s glass slipper, Albania’s ring was a perfect fit.
BOOTLEGGERS: Brewery puts shame to domestic beer with its custom selections ...Continued from page 1 “We’ve more than doubled every single year,” said Barkenhagen. “We went from a warehouse that was just under 1,800 square feet to (a warehouse with) 7,700 square feet and we grew from just myself to 12 employees now.” The tasting room, as he calls it, did not open until about a year and a half ago. But it has been a great success and has drawn a lot of people in to taste the many beers his company brews.
“The tasting room was always kind of the plan,” Barkenhagen said. “I think the tasting room is really a great opportunity for people to come in and try all the different styles of beer that we make.” The wide variety of beers available at Bootlegger’s are not distributed to sell at local bars and liquor stores. Bootlegger’s brews five yearround beers, one seasonal beer available at all times, and rotates different limited-release beers
throughout the year, Barkenhagen said. Martin Medina, sales manager at Bootlegger’s Brewery, has seen the company double its production and its capacity since he came aboard two years ago. “Right now we’re going to finish the year at 2,500 barrels and last year at this time we were probably somewhere around 1,000 barrels, so we’ve easily doubled,” said Medina. Medina also finds the promotion of the business through the tasting room to be an extremely important aspect to the business’ growth. He describes the beer tasting room as having a “communal vibe to it.” The Beer
As the trains rumbled by, the tasty ales, lagers and stouts poured continuously inside the brewery. As Hunter S. Thompson once said, “Good people drink good beer,” and this place was chockfull of both good beer and good company. For less than $5, customers can sample five of Bootlegger’s many fine craft beers. The Golden Chaos is a smooth Belgian-style golden ale. With its WILLIAM CAMARGO / Daily Titan 8 percent alcohol content, it can A display of the many beers that Bootlegger’s has to offer, including Palomino Pale Ale, be a dangerous ale as its taste is Golden Chaos, Old World Heifweizen, Rustic Rye IPA and Amber, a German ale beer.
deceptive. One would not suspect that it packs as much punch as it does with its subtle notes of citrus and its fruity aroma. Just as the autumn leaves change, so does the seasonal beer at Bootlegger’s. In the spirit of fall, the Pumpkin Ale is currently in season. Just a bit darker than the honey-colored hue of the Golden Chaos, the Pumpkin Ale has an extremely strong taste of cinnamon. With its light crimson hue, the Rocco Red Ale contains a fruity taste, almost comparable to fruit punch. But it is still a beer, not a Mike’s Hard Fruit Punch or any sort of garbage like that. The Black Phoenix Stout is a chipotle coffee stout. As black as night in color, there’s no seeing through this one. Up front it’s like a bitty Guinness, but as it sits you can taste the hint of coffee this flavorful stout is brewed with. For those who like a dry, bitter beer with a strong taste of hops, Dr. Tongue is there. It has a strong bite and a color that looks like iced tea–an iced tea exclusively for adults who enjoy a good, strong beer, that is. No yellow fizzy crap here. Bootlegger’s has far too many different beers to try in one visit. If you tried to accomplish this daring feat, you just might need
to be carried out and off the brewery premises. The Future of Bootlegger’s As for the future of Bootlegger’s Brewery, Barkenhagen said a lot is going on at the moment. Although he was unable to fully reveal his current business affairs, he said he has something big in the works that will greatly increase the company’s distribution coverage. But he desires to keep it a Southern California brewery. With the fine hand-crafted beer that Bootlegger’s Brewery has to offer, it looks to be a successful future for Barkenhagen’s company, wherever he decides to take it. The tasting room at Bootlegger’s Brewery is open Thursdays and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 6 p.m.
Thursday 10/13 Where: The Troubadour Time: 8 p.m. Band: Fountains of Wayne Where: The Glass House Time: 7 p.m. Band: Flamin Groovies
Where: Luckman Arts Center Time: 8 p.m. Artist: India.Arie
Where: The Forum Time: 7 p.m. Band: Foo Fighters Where: Fox Theater Time: 8 p.m. Band: Death Cab for Cutie
Where: The Satellite Time: 7:30 p.m. Band: Gardens and Villa
Saturday 10/15 Where: The Wiltern Time: 8 p.m. Band: Foster The People w/ The Cults Where: Club Nokia Time: 8 p.m. Band: Friendly Fires w/ Theophilus London
Sunday 10/16 Where: Detroit Bar Time: 9 p.m. Band: Metronomy Where: Detroit Bar Time: 7 p.m. Band: Battles
Monday 10/17 Where: Largo at The Coronet Time: 8:30 p.m. Artist: Jenny Lewis Where: The Satellite Time: 8:30 p.m. Artist: Youngblood Hawke
Where: The Hotel Cafe Time: 6:30 p.m. Artist: Hayley Sales
Volleyball has big weekend ahead BLAKE FOGG Daily Titan
The score was tied at three. Long Beach State was leading Cal State Fullerton two sets to one. The Titans had momentum after winning the third set, 25-21. Senior setter Andrea Ragan set Bre Moreland from the three-meter line. The 5’11” sophomore swung her arms and rose above the court. She connected with the ball with precision timing, sending the ball back toward her opponents. Waiting for the ball were three 49ers, Haleigh Hampton, Alma Serna and Delainey Aigner-Swesey. All three together, side by side, jumped toward the point of the Walter Pyramid. Over the net their arms raised and their taped fingers spread smothered Moreland’s spike. The ball bounced on the Titans’ side. After the triple block the game was over, the momentum gone. LBSU won the set 25-11. The Titans were blocked more than 16 times that night. Getting around the block is a trend that has troubled the Titans this season. Their 169 total blocks against is the second most in the Big West. It was apparent in Long Beach that the Titans were having trouble misdirecting the 49ers’ blockers. There were many moments in the game when Titan hitters were set up in front of double blocks. On most rallies the Titans’ passing has been fine, but there are moments in games when they try to do too much with a bad set. Against LBSU, the second best blocking team in the nation, CSUF tried different attacks to get around the block. There were a lot more tips over the block against LBSU, but the back line did well to back up the blockers. “If it’s not a perfect set, we need to make them play the ball and not try to do anything crazy and do too much,” said junior outside hitter Kayla Neto after the game. “That’s our biggest area we need to work on.” On a positive note, the back line is a bright spot for the Titans this season.
October 13, 2011
WEEKEND: Men’s and women’s soccer will host Big West games
With the loss of libero Cami Croteau, the Titans have found two viable backups. Freshman libero Amanda Yamante has been hurt for the past three weeks, but is still in the top five in conference in digs, and junior Gabrielle Dewberry has done well in digs and passing. Neto’s conversion to outside hitter this season has also worked out well for the back row. She posted a game-high 30 digs in a win against UC Santa Barbara. BIG WEST ROUNDUP: UCSB (11-7, 4-1) moved up to first place after the weekend winning against UC Irvine (4-15, 1-4) in straight sets. UC Davis (18-3, 4-2) shares second place to LBSU (10-6, 4-2) without dropping a set, beating UC Riverside (4-15, 1-4) and Cal State Northridge (8-9, 2-3). Pacific (12-7, 3-3) moves to .500 in conference, beating CSUN 3-1 and UCR in straight sets. UCI surprised the big, blocking Cal Poly SLO (7-11, 2-3), upsetting Mustangs in straight sets. UPCOMING MATCHES: CSUF plays two matches against its northern division rivals. Pacific comes to Titan Gym Friday looking to add to its already impressive record. The Tigers hold a 44-10 overall record against the Titans, but have lost the three times the teams have faced. Pacific is led by senior Samantha Misa, who is second in the conference in average kills per set (3.96). Sophomore Gabby Cowden leads the conference in hitting percentage (.342) and third in service aces (21). Junior setter Hannah Clancy is first in conference in assist per set (11.19) and senior Rebekah Torres is fourth in the conference in digs per set (4.26). Saturday sees CSUF matched up against UC Davis. CSUF holds a 9-4 overall record against UC Davis with the Titans winning the last three games. The Aggies are led by senior Betsy Sedlak, who is second in the conference in hitting percentage (.336) and fourth in average blocks per set (1.20). Sophomore setter Jenny Woolway leads the con-
CAMILLE TARAZON / Daily Titan The CSUF volleyball team looks to bounce back when it plays Pacific and UC Davis.
CAMILLE TARAZON / Daily Titan Jennifer Smith has played in all 14 games this year for the CSUF women’s soccer team. The Titans will host UC Irvine Friday in a Big West matchup.
“I can tell you that it is going to be a great match–UCI was the conference champions last year, they went all conference without losing a game … We believe if the girls stick to the “(The) Titans have to match the speed game plan we will come out victors in Friday and physicality of San Jose State, who really night’s game. It all starts with practice, and the knocked Fullerton around last year in San Jose. girls had a great training session this (week) And the Titans have to keep up with the speed because they know that if they put the work of Arizona State, who likes to find odd-man in at training, then the weekend will take care rushes into the offensive zone to create prime of itself,” said Lauryn Welch, CSUF women’s scoring chances,” Rabone said. soccer assistant coach. Women’s volleyball is playing this weekend Cross-country is competing at the Northstarting Friday at 7 p.m. in the Titan Gym ridge Invitational Saturday at 7:45 a.m. at against Pacific. Following the game Friday, Cal State Northridge, with runners competing they have another game Saturday in the Titan from UCI, University of Nevada Las Vegas, Gym at 7 p.m. against UC Davis. CSUN and UC Santa Barbara. “Across the board we tend to think that we The full squad have a great opwill be running portunity to this weekend. I feel like we are writing our story, we’re On the women’s compete this weekend, to writing the history, and we are involved side the runners compete to win,” which will be up in a journey that has ups and downs. said Carolyn front are Grace Zimmerman, Gonzales, Lexie CSUF women’s Carolyn Zimmerman Bravo, Lauren volleyball coach. McIntyre and CSUF Volleyball Coach With a fairly Casey Candeyoung team, laria. women’s volleyball has both experienced and On the men’s side, the front runners will be well-rounded players. Kayla Neto, first-year John Carrell, Tyler Reed and Marco Zaragoza. outside hitter and three-year starter, has been “This is really the last meet that the whole performing five skills on the court in six rota- squad is running before our conference chamtions. pionships on Oct. 29, so this is our last chance “I feel like we are writing our story, we’re to tune up and get ready for that,” said John writing the history, and we are involved in a Elders, CSUF cross-country and track coach. journey that has ups and downs. Men’s soccer is playing UC Riverside SaturI hope that we are evaluated on how we re- day at 7 p.m. at Titan Stadium. spond to the challenges we face,” Zimmerman The team has a goal of making it to the top said. four in the Big West Conference, which is one Women’s soccer is playing Friday at Titan of the top-rated conferences in the country and Stadium at 7 p.m. against UC Irvine. guarantees teams to get four bids to the NCAA Women’s soccer is also playing Sunday at 4 tournament this year. p.m. at Titan Stadium against Cal State Bakers“Saturday’s game versus Riverside will be the field. biggest and most important game of the year. The game Friday is “Fan Appreciation It is imperative that we get three points and Night” at Fullerton, which means children 12 gain momentum in the final seven conference and under get in for free and adults get in for games,” said Bob Ammann, CSUF men’s soccer the children’s price of $5. head coach. It is anticipated that there will be a crowd The men’s soccer team’s athletes are already of about 5,000 people; surrounding clubs have suffering from injuries, but Ammann said the been invited to come and support women’s soc- team is still in “pretty good shape.” cer. “I am hopeful the students will come out ...Continued from page 1
CAMILLE TARAZON / Daily Titan Janali West has scored a goal in her 11 appearances.
and support the team Saturday night and allow the players to feed off their energy. Go Titans,” Ammann said. CSUF men’s rugby is playing rival school Pepperdine at CSUF Rugby Pitch Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Both CSUF’s and Pepperdine’s rugby teams are unranked at the moment. This will be Titan rugby’s fifth preseason scrimmage. Look out for “Big Poppa,” who usually dominates the field, and Joshua Lee, who is quick with his feet. “Look out for us this year, we are going to be going places … We’ve got a really good group of guys, we’re going to be giving a ton of good performances and we hope to have a really successful team,” said Michael Devitt, CSUF rugby coach and team defensive coordinator. To see a full calendar of athletic events, visit FullertonTitans.com/calendar/events.
October 13, 2011
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October 13, 2011
Men’s soccer slumps RICK GOMEZ Daily Titan
DAILY TITAN FILE PHOTO Midfielder Oscar Aguero (9) has been a prime reason for CSUF’s success earlier in the season. In the past four games, he’s been shut down by opponents and has been a non-factor.
The Cal State Fullerton men’s soccer team was beginning to turn heads across the nation just three weeks ago, but those same heads are now turning away and looking elsewhere. What looked like a promising, optimistic and dominant season for the momentum-filled Titans now looks nothing like it. The 3-0 loss to Cal State Northridge was a stunner, the 2-1 defeat to No. 7-ranked UC Irvine was respectable, but the 6-0 rout at the hands of No. 12 UC Santa Barbara Tuesday was a total debacle. Things have not looked good for the Titans the past three weeks and the outing Wednesday might have been the last straw. It couldn’t have gone any worse. The struggling Titans headed to hostile UCSB, where they haven’t won in a decade, to face a hot Santa Barbara team, and were completely embarrassed in the lopsided loss. After having its best start since 1999 with a record of 6-1-1, CSUF has gone winless in its last four games and currently sits in last place in the Big West with no points. In the four-game stretch, the most notable area of struggles comes from the attacking front. The Titans have only scored one goal in the last four games. The lone goal came off midfielder Michael Denny’s free kick that deflected off a UCI defender. They’ve also been outscored 11-1 after only allowing six goals total in the first eight games. Leading scorer Kevin Venegas and Denny were both unable to play in the UCI and UCSB games respectively because of accumulated yellow cards. Both are forces in the lineup and their presence was missed. The Titans weren’t too far from the Gauchos Wednesday in shots
taken and had their share of corners. They just couldn’t convert any of their opportunities into goals. UCSB did and continued even after leading 2-0 at the half. At one point in the second half, UCSB scored three goals in a span of 12 minutes and the Titans couldn’t find an answer. The Gauchos’ leading scorers Luis Silva and David Opoku shined, scoring two goals each in the rout. For CSUF, the only place to go is up. Who knows, the loss to the Gauchos might be a blessing in disguise. The season is far from over but if the Titans want to start turning things around, they need to do it Saturday against UC Riverside at Titan Stadium. Riverside has also been struggling and also suffered a lopsided 5-0 loss of its own earlier in the week to UC Davis Sunday. It’s the perfect time to capitalize and gain some confidence as the team heads midway into the season. In the biggest game of the season for the Titans, they need to do what made them successful. Midfielders Oscar Aguero and Kevin Venegas will be the key. The tempo they set will trickle down all the way to the backline and give them a much-needed win and get them back to their winning ways. Most importantly, the Titans have no need to panic yet. They’re in a slump and they need to understand that. Getting out of that slump will only make them stornger toward the end of the season when it really counts. Maybe those heads will have a reason to turn in the future, but only time will tell.
Every sports fan has to love October The month that has the most sports packed in is now here and it is the best PATRICK CORBET Daily Titan
When the calendar turns to October, the sports world takes center stage. The Major League Baseball playoffs get started just as the National Football League begins to hit its stride. The National Hockey League drops the puck on a new season and the contenders and pretenders separate themselves in college football. True, the National Basketball Association and its players continue to bicker over BRI and the MLE, which makes many think WTF? At least college basketball practices tip off this weekend. One thing is clear, however; there is no other month of the year that brings out the best in sports
than October. Look no further than the city of Detroit Monday, where it was literally all about Lions and Tigers and Bears. In the afternoon, the Tigers and Texas Rangers battled for 11 innings in game two of the American League Championship Series, before Nelson Cruz hit the first walk-off grand slam in postseason history. The Lions, making their first appearance on Monday Night Football in a decade, added another second-half comeback against the Chicago Bears to remain undefeated on the season. The game featured a Ford Field attendance record, which impacted the game. The Bears were whistled for nine false-start penalties. The state of Wisconsin is also in a similar state of delirium right now. The defending Super Bowl champion Green Bay Packers look unstoppable thus far in their quest for a repeat. The Wisconsin Badgers have also im-
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pressed, rising to No. 4 in both the Coaches Poll and AP Rankings and poised to claim the Big 10 title. If dominance on the gridiron wasn’t enough, the Milwaukee Brewers are seeking the franchise’s first World Series title. This October in particular has indeed brought hope and joy to some regions. Yet many others are feeling despair. While the Bruins kick off their Stanley Cup defense and Tom Brady threatens every passing record for the Patriots, the taint of the Red Sox collapse still haunts Boston. A scathing story from the Boston Globe Wednesday directs blame at every person in the organization. Starting pitchers Josh Beckett, Jon Lester and John Lackey, who along with the rest of the starting rotation posted a 7.08 ERA in September, allegedly drank beer and ate fried chicken in the clubhouse during games. Former Manager Terry Francona has re-
ceived the smear campaign as well. Allegations of pain medication use and marital troubles are now being thrown about as reasons for the Sox’s collapse and his ensuing departure. General Manager Theo Epstein, the architect of two World Series champs, has jumped ship and left for Chicago, where he will try reversing the Cubs’ curse. Their rivals in the Bronx are having a rough time as well. The Yankees finished the regular season with the best record in the American League, but dropped a deciding game five to the Tigers in Yankee Stadium. The lasting image, of what had been a successful season, will be Alex Rodriguez striking out to end the year yet again. New York’s football teams have struggled as well. The Jets have dropped three straight and look nothing like the team that has played in back-to-back AFC Championship games. Rex Ryan’s vaunted defense ranks 26th in rushing yards allowed per game and
is tied for the ninth most points allowed per game. The Giants have not fared much better. Things could be worse for New York. The Phillies, who finished with the best record in baseball for the second year in a row, failed to make it out of the first round when they lost game five at home with Roy Halladay on the mound. Across the parking lot, at the cities sports complex, the Philadelphia Eagles have been the furthest thing from their self-proclaimed “Dream Team.” Fall has come and brought the best of sports. It has brought the highs of winning and the lows of losing. The NFL will reach its halfway point before the calendar turns, and stories such as the Lions and Eagles will fully develop. Conference play in college football is in full swing, bringing marquee matchups, rivalries and upsets. An unexpected World Series champion will be crowned. Only in October.