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the broadcasters, then the scope should not be revised,” he said. “As Schultz said in his testimony, ‘there is no such thing as a free lunch.’ The broadcasters who created the content should make the money, not Aereo.” Shultz said the hearings are not out of the ordinary, as the courts revisit copyright law every few years. He said Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Bob Goodlatte of Virginia wanted to revisit the copyright issue to bring it up-todate. “He decided it would be a good idea to review the Copyright Act,” Shultz said. “The purpose of the review is to determine whether there are provisions that need to be modernized. It happens every several years.” The hearings for the revision of the scope of copyright will be held through the summer, but have not yet been announced.
Students should expect to see changes on campus in the coming years. SIU is set to undergo a $33 million makeover of capital improvement projects, funded in part by $29.4 million in “certificates of participation.” Duane Stucky, vice president for financial and administrative affairs and board treasurer, said the difference between certificates of participation and bonds is a legal matter, though on the surface they are similar. “Bonds can be used for a facility that produces revenue,” he said. “Academic departments don’t produce revenue, so those projects are paid for with certificates of participation.” Stucky said the largest project involves renovations and upgrades to Pulliam Hall. Kevin Bame, vice chancellor for administration and finance, said the Pulliam Hall renovations are expected to cost $7.8 million. Plans for the 60-year-old facility, include a new studio to house the art and design program. Bame said the administration is looking to better use existing space. He said the old physical education wing in Pulliam Hall is not used because the campus already has a state-of-the-art recreation center. “Those spaces were sitting idle,” he said. “The art and design program was in need of good studio space.” Faculty in the school of social work will be relocated from the basement of Quigley Hall to a new floor in Pulliam, which will take over space previously occupied by the physical education wing, Bame said. Stucky said the renovations will be for art and design, but will also include additional classrooms and offices. “We felt the School of Art and Design deserved better studio space,” Bame said. The renovations to Woody Hall are expected to cost $5.4 million. Plans for the facility include housing the Center of International Education in the building, as well as a new multicultural center. Bame said because so many of the offices located in Woody Hall moved to the new Student Services Building, there is now space for the new multicultural center. Rae Goldsmith, chief marketing and communications officer, said the new multicultural center would bring together several offices that were scattered around campus. Quigley Hall will also be getting upgrades. The school of architecture will be housed entirely in Quigley Hall, which only accommodates a portion of the school. Renovations to Quigley Hall will cost $1.2 million, Bame said. In addition, Bame said several buildings on campus will receive new heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems at a cost of $8 million. He said the systems will provide energy savings, improve air quality and help make students more comfortable in their classrooms. Stucky said the majority of the projects will be completed within the next three years, though additional upgrades to the campus are also being considered.
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Ben Farcy, a graduate student in geology from Highland Park, heads to the basement of Parkinson Hall Wednesday with barium carbonate sleeves in hand. Farcy, a graduate assistant, and Justin Filiberto conducted an experiment throughout the day to find out if the addition of halogens in the Martian upper mantle caused volcanic activity over 120 millions years ago. Farcy says he enjoys working in the lab. “You can use the laws of physics and chemistry to manipulate the world around you. To be honest, that’s pretty amazing,” he said. Farcy will continue these experiments through the duration of the semester as he continues to study causes of volcanism on Mars.
Law professor testifies on copyright ADIE APPLEGATE Daily Egyptian An SIU law professor testified before the U.S. House of Representatives regarding potential changes to copyright law. The House hearing in Washington on Jan. 14 is one of a series of hearings on the scope of copyright. Associate Professor Mark Schultz specializes in copyright law and was an expert witness at the hearing. “I think the scope of copyright is well crafted and works,” he said in an interview. “It is appropriate in its current state. There are, however, current issues pending in the courts that could lead to unfortunate decisions, and then we may have to revise the law to ensure the rights of creators.” Schultz said in his testimony two issues the committee may want to consider were loopholes companies could potentially take advantage of and protection against illegal online streaming. One company at the center of the online streaming argument is Aereo, Schulz said. Aereo, a company based out of
New York, allows subscribers to view live television as well as reruns on Internet connected devices. The company was founded in February, 2012, and was sued by major broadcasters including CBS, Comcast, NBC, Disney, ABC and 21st Century Fox for profiting from content they did not own or create. In April of 2013, a federal appeals court ruled streams to subscribers were not public performances and did not infringe copyright. This has caused companies like Fox, Univision and CBS to contemplate switching to cable-only. “We need to be able to be fairly compensated for our content…” News Corp’s Chief Operating Officer Chase Carey told Bloomberg News. “We can’t sit idly by and let an entity steal our signal. We will move to a subscription model if that’s our only course.” As of Jan. 10, the Supreme Court said they would hear the broadcasters who are still challenging Aereo. William Freivogel, director of the school of journalism and a media lawyer, said the group of broadcasters have a favorable case. “If the Supreme Court agrees with
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Police Blotter February 8 Carbondale Police Police responded to the 500 block of N. Springer Street to a report of breaking and entering Thursday. Police responded to the 200 block of S. Lewis Lane to a report of an aggravated domestic battery Friday. Police responded to the 400 block of W. Jackson Street to a report of a stab/ gun shot wound Sunday. Police responded to the 600 block of Wham Drive to a report of theft Monday.
SOURCE: CARBONDALE CITY POLICE, SIUC DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
DPS Crime Log Jeremy M. King, a 19-year-old sophomore from Dalzell, was arrested at Schneider Hall Thursday for possession of 30 grams of cannabis. King was issued a Carbondale City notice to appear and released. Keegan J. O’Leary, an 18-year-old from Plainfield, and Amanda R. Cheatham an 18-year-old from Steeleville, were arrested and issued Carbondale City notice to appear citations Friday for underage possession of alcohol and released. Both are SIU students. Daniel M. Porcayo, an 18-year-old freshman from Crystal Lake, was arrested at Schneider Hall and issued a Carbondale City notice Friday to appear for underage consumption of alcohol and released. Lawrence M. Algee, an 18-year-old freshman from Bolingbrook, was arrested Friday at Schneider Hall and issued a Carbondale City notice to appear for possession of drug paraphernalia and released.
Ryan L. Wynne, a 21-year-old senior from Olympia Fields, was arrested at Wall and Grand Apartment Building 3 Saturday for a false fire alarm. Wynne was transported to the Jackson County Jail. There was no fire or reported injuries. Maher Mahdia Alanazi, a 26-year-old from Florissant, Mo., was arrested at South Wall at Southern Hills Drive Saturday for driving under the influence of alcohol, driving while on a suspended registration for no insurance, having no valid driver’s license and improper lane usage. Alanazi is a non-SIU student and was transported to the Jackson County Jail. Police responded to a theft of a Motorola Droid Razor cell phone in Mass Communications and Media Arts Room 1115 Saturday. There are no suspects. Police responded to Schneider Hall 4th Floor Sunday for a false fire alarm. There was no fire and no reported injuries. No suspects reported.
Former SIU star to speak at Morris TONY MCDANIEL Daily Egyptian Former SIU basketball player Mike Glenn will speak in the Guyon Auditorium of the Morris Library Friday at 2 p.m. Glenn will be discussing his fourth book, “My Next Shot Goes In: Ten Sacred Characteristics of NBA players that lead to success.” Along with the books Glenn has published, he was the subject of a movie called “Spirit of Love”, which won the Best Inspirational Film Award in 2013 at The Texas Christian Film Festival. Michael Haywood, the director of minority affairs for SIU, said it is not only important for his department, but all individuals to hear Glenn speak. “He’s successful as a basketball player and a business person,” he said. “I think the message that he has will inspire and encourage people from all walks of life.” Glenn played basketball for the Salukis from 1974 to 1977 and was named to the SIU All-Century Basketball Team. Glenn played guard for ten years in the NBA with stints with New York Knicks, Atlanta Hawks, Milwaukee Bucks, and now extinct Buffalo Braves. Glenn averaged 7.6 points per game throughout his NBA career. In 1980, he won the J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award, an award given to a player or coach who demonstrates outstanding service and dedication to the community. Glenn currently works for Fox Sports South as an analyst for the Atlanta Hawks. He also hosted a youth basketball camp for the hearing-impaired for the last 34 years; the camp is free of charge each summer to all deaf athletes. For more information, contact Michael Haywood in the Office of Minority Affairs in the College of Business at email@example.com Tony McDaniel can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, on twitter @tonymcdanielDE or at 536-3311 ext. 282
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Morris Library to host 3D Printing Day KYLE SUTTON Daily Egyptian Morris Library will be hosting a 3D Printing Day Saturday for any student or community member interested in learning more about printing in three dimensions. The event will be held in the third floor rotunda of Morris Library from noon to 6:00 p.m. Jennifer Horton, the science librarian at Morris Library, said President of New Blankets, Inc. Joseph Deken will be at the event.
Deken’s organization loaned the Makerbot Replicator 2 3D printer to the library. Along with Deken, several individuals from the area will be bringing their own 3D printers. They will put their printers on display for each other and the public, and discuss what they make and how each of their own printers work, Horton said. Horton said this event is open to anyone involved with the campus as well as the community.
Shaun White nixes Olympic slopestyle KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia (AP) — Shaun White jammed his wrist on one jump and watched the world’s best snowboarders join him in tumbling down the supersized, superscary Olympic slopestyle course. Quickly, his choice became clear: Time to step away from the danger, and give himself a better chance in the event he knows he can win. The world’s most famous snowboarder pulled out of the new Olympic event Wednesday, saying that after much deliberation, he has decided to bypass a chance at winning two gold medals at these games and instead concentrate on the halfpipe, where he’ll have a
chance to win his third straight title next week. “With the practice runs I have taken, even after course modifications and watching fellow athletes get hurt, the potential risk of injury is a bit too much for me to gamble my other Olympics goals on,” White said in a statement. The world’s most decorated rider in a sport known for its risk-takers, White’s decision was a stunner that dealt yet another blow to the stillto-start Sochi Games. They have been wracked by security threats and political dust-ups, along with the loss of at least one other headliner, injured American skier Lindsey Vonn.
Thursday, February 6, 2014
EVENT CA Thursday 6 Pinch Penny Pub Pint Night Blues vs Bruins @ 7 p.m.
Grateful Thursday w/ AD/CD @ 9 p.m. Doors 10 p.m. show $3
Ladies Night w/ Archnemesis and Shattered Sound @ 9 p.m. Doors 10 p.m. Show Ladies FREE; Guys $5
Chalice Dubs Masquerade Ball @ 9 p.m.
Curbside D.J. Majic Mike
Rustle Hill Winery
Orismo @ 10 p.m.
Open Mic Night
The Grotto Lounge
Live Jazz w/ Coulter, Goot and Wall @ 7 p.m.
SPC Films Presents: Lee Daniels’ The Butler @ 7 p.m. $2 SIU Students w/ ID $3 General Public $2 Children Bowling & Billards: Cosmic Bowling @ 8 - 11 p.m. Craft Shop: Ceramics @ 6 - 8 p.m. $30 Students, $40 Public Craft Shop: Stained Glass @ 5:30 - 8:30 p.m. $30 Students, $40 Public
Old Baptist Foundation Recital Hall
Justin Laux Tuba Recital @ 6 p.m.
LawsonHall Room231 Film: The New Black @ 7 - 9p.m.
Women’s Basketball vs. Nothern Iowa @ 6 p.m.
Eli Tellor @ 6 - 9 p.m.
SPC Films Presents: Lee Daniels’ The Butler @ 7 p.m. & 10 p..m. $2 SIU Students w/ ID $3 General Public $2 Children
First Fridays Music at Morris @ 12 - 1 p.m. Mike Glenn: My Next Shot Goes In, presentation and book launching @2 p.m.
Recreation Center SIU Track and Field Invitational
Saturday 8 Pinch Penny Pub SIU vs MissouriSt Blues vs Jets @ 1 p.m.
The Well Well Wells @ 10 p.m.
Cornmealw/ Head for the Hills @ 9 p.m. Doors 10 p.m. show $ 8 tickets in advance; $12 tickets day of show
Pinch Penny Pub
The Grotto Lounge
Blackhawks vs Cayotes @ 7 p.m.
DJ Nasty Nateo @ 10 p.m.
Rip Lee Pryor Live in the Grotto Lounge @ 8 p.m.
Brushville w/ Cache River
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6 - 12
ALENDAR Curbside Stepper’s Set hosted by former NBS star Troy Hudson
Old Baptist Foundation
Jenny Johnson @ 2 - 6 p.m.
Bone Dry River Band @ 3 - 7 p.m.
Recreation Center SIU Track and Field Invitationsal
Women’s Basketball vs. Drake @ 1:05 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs. Missouri State @ 6:00 p.m.
SPC Films Presents: Lee Daniels’ The Butler @ 7 p.m. & 10 p..m. $2 SIU Students w/ ID $3 General Public $2 Children Mat Cutting 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. $10 Students; $15 Public
Sunday 9 The Grotto Lounge
Monday Night Bowling League @ 6:30 - 9 p.m.
Flute Concert with guest artist Jan Gippo @ 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday 11 Tres Hombres
Open Jazz Jam w/ SIU Jazz Combo @ 9 p.m.
Bowling and Billiards Food Night @ 5 - 8 p.m $8 Slip Cast Ceramics @ 6 - 8 p.m. $30 Students $40 Others Slip Cast Ceramics @ 6 - 8 p.m. $30 SIUC Students $40 Others
Lentz Dining Hall Room 5
Home-Style Comfort Food Sunday
Think Science @ 5:30 - 7 p.m. $30 SIUC Students; $40 for others
Blue Sky Winery
African American Museum
Marty Davis (Blues & More) @ 2 - 5 p.m.
Ryan Schambach @ 2:30 - 5:30 p.m.
Starview Winery Eli Tellor @ 1 - 5 p.m.
Bowling and Billards Sunday Funday @ 1 - 5 p.m. $5 groups of 12 or more SPC Films Presents: Lee Daniels’ The Butler @ 2 p..m. $2 SIU Students w/ ID $3 General Public $2 Children
Neckers Observation Deck Public Astronomy Observation @ 7 - 8:30 p.m.
Imagining Black Women through White Women’s Eyes @ 7 p.m.
Wednesday 12 The Grotto Lounge Prime Rib Night
Dunn- Richmond Center Room 150
Starting a Business in Illinois @ 2 - 4 p.m.
Bowling and Billiards Dollar Night @ 7 - 11 p.m. $1 bowling games and $1 shoe
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Solo Kleinau performance pursues heavy themes JAKE SAUNDERS Daily Egyptian One artist will take the stage Friday to share his story of loss and the journey for answers. Kurt Lindemann, an assistant professor of communication at San Diego State University, and visiting artist, will perform his one-man show, “Don’t Say Goodbye Without Leaving,” — which focuses on the loss of his brother, Mark, — at 8 p.m. Friday in the Kleinau Theater. In 2001, Mark was hiking in Sedona, Ariz., with a friend. Lindemann said he received a call explaining how his brother fell 30 feet to his death and he began to search for the friend. “I didn’t have his friend’s number but managed to track down his family, get his
number and talk to him,” Lindemann said. “He described to me how my brother slipped off a cliff ledge, how he caught my brother by the belt and tried to pull him up but couldn’t, and had to let him drop to his death.” This individual, whom Lindemann has only spoken with once, has become elusive and rather enigmatic to him. “I’ve never met this man and have spent the last few years trying to track him down,” he said. Lindemann proceeded to use his search as a launching point into an introspective journey, he said. “This piece is about my journey to get in touch with (the friend), how this journey makes me think differently about my
relationship with other men in my family who have passed away, and how technology can bring people together yet create even greater distances between us,” he said. While he has performed for a great deal of his life, Lindemann said he just began approaching subjects with this caliber of story. “I’ve been performing for about 30 years, but only in the last 12 years or so did I start doing these kinds of performances that take concepts studied in an academic way, like grief, narrative, masculinity and health, and explore them through performance,” Lindemann said. Lindemann decided to tell the story as a way to help those around him in similar traumatic experiences, but also to help him. “Part of this is for me, to explore my own
relationship to grief in a cathartic way,” he said. “But more importantly, I hope this prompts audience members and readers to think about the ways we all grieve and how gender plays a role in the grieving process.” “Don’t Say Goodbye Without Leaving” is free for the general public. More information may be found at http://kurtlindemann. wordpress.com where Lindemann continues to document his journey through the grieving process as well as tracking down the last man to see his brother alive. Jake Saunders can be reached at email@example.com, on Twitter @saundersfj or 536-3311 ext. 254.
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African Republic soldiers join chaotic violence ANDREW DRAKE JEROME DELAY Associated Press
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The interim president of Central African Republic told the hundreds of soldiers standing in formation Wednesday that she was proud of them and called on their support to bring order to their anarchic country. Then she left, and the soldiers broke ranks to stab and stomp a man in their midst to death. They dragged his corpse through the streets. The horrific attack, witnessed by Associated Press journalists, shows the degree of hatred and savagery to which this impoverished country has fallen and the difficulty faced by the international community, which has already deployed thousands of peacekeepers, to try to stabilize it. Wednesday's gathering was intended to highlight the rebuilding of the national army, left in tatters when President Francois Bozize was ousted from power in a March 2013 coup. The general in charge of the French military mission in Central
African Republic highlighted how the national soldiers "have above all a detailed knowledge of the terrain which will allow us to have them take over the action." Interim President Catherine Samba-Panza, who took over last month after the rebel leader who seized power stepped aside amid mounting international pressure, announced that the government soldiers would soon be paid after five months without wages. And she emphasized that the international community would help rearm them. "I would like to renew my pride in those elements of FACA (Armed Forces of Central African Republic) who are here and to ask them to support my actions wherever they are," she said. The uniformed soldiers stood at attention in orderly fashion for the speech, some sporting smiles. But after she left, the soldiers spotted a suspected former member of the Seleka rebellion that had overthrown the government. His name was Idriss, and he was standing among them. They accused him of being an infiltrator, there to spy for Seleka. Out came
the first knife. "I will kill him with my own hands," shouted one man who had come to enlist in the national army. The very men expected to protect civilians used knives, bricks and their own feet to attack the man. Troops from the tiny African nation of Burundi surrounded the wounded man to protect him from the growing crowd. He lay wounded on his back and still alive for about five minutes. But as the crowd moved closer, the peacekeepers withdrew, not even firing warning shots. The attack resumed. Some stabbed him while others kicked him in the face. Still others pelted him with concrete blocks as a crowd cheered. A police officer jumped out of his truck to try to halt the gruesome attack and was accosted by the crowd and accused of being a traitor. Senior officers managed to extract him from the mob and sped away with him in their pickup. The crowd dragged Idriss' corpse through the street, dismembered it and set it ablaze. Even for a city that sees civilians killed by mobs almost daily, it was a shocking display of violence,
underscoring the depth of chaos now gripping Central African Republic. The 2013 coup ushered in months of turmoil and bitter hatred toward the mostly Muslim rebels and has left anyone accused of collaborating with them vulnerable to attack. The rebels' 10-month rule was marked by human rights abuses, and sparked a Christian armed movement known as the anti-Balaka, which also has been accused of atrocities. Tit-for-tat violence killed more than 1,000 people in Bangui alone in a matter of days in December. An untold number have died in the weeks that followed, with most of the attacks in Bangui targeting Muslims. The violence is unprecedented in a country with little history of inter-communal conflict. There are now 5,000 African peacekeepers and 1,600 French troops on the ground. On Wednesday, they could only stand guard over the charred remains of the victim until Red Cross workers came to remove them.
GOP candidates Fire prompts evacuation blast Quinn on of NM nuclear repository budget speech delay Associated Press
Associated Press NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Treasurer Dan Rutherford is the only Republican gubernatorial candidate who does not object to Gov. Pat Quinn wanting to delay his budget address. Rutherford told The Associated Press Tuesday that the address has been pushed back before. Quinn wants to move it from Feb. 19 to March 26, which falls after the March 18 primary. The Democrat faces one primary challenger. The three other Republican candidates criticized Quinn for
the request after a debate in suburban Chicago. Sen. Bill Brady says the reason it is being moved is political. Sen. Kirk Dillard says Quinn has to address the expiring income tax increase. In a statement, businessman Bruce Rauner’s spokesman says moving it shows failed leadership. Quinn’s request needs lawmaker approval. A spokeswoman says Quinn wants time to prepare a five-year blueprint.
CARLSBAD, N.M. (AP) — Emergency crews battled a fire Wednesday at the southeastern New Mexico site where the federal government seals away its lowgrade nuclear waste, including plutonium-contaminated clothing and tools. Six people were treated for smoke inhalation and released a short while later after a truck hauling salt caught fire at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad. All employees were evacuated from the underground site after the fire broke out about 11 a.m. Wednesday, and none of the radioactive waste was impacted, plant officials said. Authorities said they were not
sure what caused the blaze. At an afternoon news conference, officials said the fire occurred on a truck hauling salt in the facility’s north mine, The Carlsbad Current-Argus reported. Nuclear waste is stored in the south mine, officials said. Fire suppression systems and rescue teams were immediately activated, and all waste handling operations were suspended, officials said. A spokeswoman answering an emergency line late Wednesday afternoon said it was unclear if the fire was still burning or when the site might reopen. Any re-entry must be approved by the U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration. The Waste Isolation Pilot Plant is the nation’s first and only deep geological nuclear
repository. It takes plutoniumcontaminated waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory and defense projects. The waste is then buried in rooms cut from underground salt beds. Nevada’s Yucca Mountain is another underground site built as a potential repository for used nuclear fuel, but it is not operational, McCullum said. The New Mexico facility receives 17 to 19 shipments each week from sites around the country, including Los Alamos and installations in Idaho, Illinois and South Carolina. The repository is licensed by the federal Environmental Protection Agency every five years, said Rod McCullum, the director of used-fuels programs at the Nuclear Energy Institute.
UN panel urges Vatican to turn over sex abusers to authorities JOHN ZAROCOSTAS McClatchy Foreign Staff GENEVA — An independent United Nations panel on children’s rights accused the Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday of shielding priests who have sexually abused tens of thousands of children worldwide and called on the Vatican to dismiss the perpetrators and refer them to civil authorities for prosecution. The panel also urged the Vatican to review the church’s doctrine on abortion, saying its position forbidding abortion in any circumstance that “places obvious risks on
the life and health of pregnant girls,” and to revise its stance on homosexuality, saying its condemnation of same-sex relationships had led to harassment and violence against children. The panel convened last month to study the Vatican’s adherence to the U.N.’s Convention on the Rights of the Child, an international accord that the Vatican had signed, and the committee’s condemnation of the church’s actions on sexual abuse by clergy members had been widely expected. But the international panel’s decision to delve into other issues of church doctrine and their impact on children marked a rare intrusion into what the church believes are matters of
religion, ungoverned by whatever international agreements it may have acceded to. In a statement, the Vatican said some points of the panel’s 16-page report were “an attempt to interfere with Catholic Church teaching on the dignity of the human person and on the exercise of religious freedom.” “The Holy See reiterates its commitment to defending and protecting the rights of the child,” the statement said, “in line with the principles promoted by the Convention on the Rights of the Child and according to the moral and religious values offered by Catholic doctrine.”
Including the Holy See, 193 countries have signed the convention, which grants jurisdiction to the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child to fault member states for not meeting their obligations and to recommend steps to bring them into compliance. But it was unclear what the panel, which is chaired by Norwegian law professor Kirsten Sandberg, can do should the Vatican not follow its recommendations. It directed the Vatican to submit a report on its progress by September 2017.
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Softball begins season with congested schedule TONY MCDANIEL Daily Egyptian The SIU softball team will start its journey to the 2014 Missouri Valley Conference tournament this weekend with five games in three days. SIU will start the season in the Century Link Classic hosted by Texas State University. The Salukis will play five games beginning with Ball State University and Texas State on Friday. SIU will then take on Stephen F. Austin University and Texas A&M-Corpus Christi University Saturday. They will finish the tournament Sunday, with another game against Texas A&MCorpus Christi. The Salukis finished fifth last season in the MVC with a record of 25-27. This season, the Salukis were picked to finish fourth in the MVC, and are ranked sixth nationally in the National Fast-pitch Coaches Association All-Academic rankings. SIU will attempt to make a run at the MVC title behind a strong group of senior leadership. Coach Kerri Blaylock chooses three players at the beginning of each season to captain her team to help lead the Salukis on and off the field. This season, Blaylock chose senior infielders Jayna Spivey and Kelsea Ashton, along with Kalyn Harker, a junior outfielder. Blaylock said her three captains all have varying personalities, which creates an interesting dynamic. “Kelsea is more vocal, Jayna is the one that keeps her nose to the grindstone and does what she’s supposed to,” Blaylock said. “Kalyn’s a real responsible one, has to do everything very Type-A and has to do everything right.” Blaylock said apart from the captains, she feels all the seniors and juniors on her team can step up and be vocal leaders on the field. “They’ve been around, and they kind of understand what our expectations are,” she said.
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Senior first baseman Taylor Orsburn fields a ground ball Tuesday during practice at Garden Grove Event Center. The Salukis softball team was voted fourth in the Missouri Valley Conference Preseason Coaches Poll. Orsburn and 13 fellow letter winners return this season for the opener Friday at Texas State University’s Century Link Classic. One of the team’s senior leaders is catcher Allie VadeBoncouer. VadeBoncouer began starting at catcher in 2012, and has played in all 106 games the Salukis had the last two seasons. “I’m kind of a quiet leader behind the plate,” VadeBoncouer said. “I like being that person that people can look up to as a leader that does not have to be vocal. Kelsea is the vocal leader
on the field, I just kind of lead by example.” Ashton has started at third base for the Salukis since her sophomore year. Last season, Ashton led the team in sacrifice hits with eight, and finished third in walks with 28. In 2012, Ashton led the nation in sacrifice hits with 23. Ashton says her ability to see the strike zone and advance runners began at an early age.
“I think I focused on that a lot when I was younger,” she said. “My dad had me bunting over and over off the pitching machine. I really like that I can see the ball. My sophomore year we had a really good lead off hitter, Mallory (Duran-Sellars), so she’d get on first then I’d bunt to move her over.” Ashton will get plenty of help offensively with fellow senior Spivey in the lineup. Spivey made the All-
MVC team last season partly because of her ability to hit for power at the plate. Spivey, who plays second base, starts the season fourth in SIU history with 29 career home runs and ninth in RBIs with 111. Spivey was named to the preseason All-Conference team, along with fellow teammate Meredith Wilson, a junior from Granite City. Please see SCHEDULE · 13
Saluki football acquires big class on National Signing Day TYLER DIXON Daily Egyptian Head football coach Dale Lennon was able to get 28 players on National Signing Day. Of the 28 players set to join the program, 14 were on the offensive side of the ball. Lennon said he has a lot of confidence in the roster, which attributes to the balance on offensive and defensive players coming in. Lennon said his main goal was to recruit athletes. “The one thing that we were looking for in this recruiting class, if they were a multi-sport athlete, that was big,” Lennon said. “If they came from a successful program, that was very big.” Freshman Ryan West was the starting quarterback by the end of last season after senior Korey Faulkner went down with a fractured finger. Three
he one thing that we were looking for in this recruiting class, if they were a milti-sport athlete, that was big. If they came from a successful program, that was very big.
quarterbacks signed with the team on signing day. Mark Iannotti, from Eastern Michigan University, was the lone quarterback to transfer to SIU. Matt DeSomer and Sam Straub were the additional quarterbacks. DeSomer threw for 2,512 yards with had 35 touchdowns through the air during his senior season. He also ran for 1,607 yards and had 19 touchdowns on the ground. The team will add some local flavor to the team next season with five players being less than 70 miles from home. Carbondale High School’s Shamarc Bursey and
— Dale Lennon Saluki football coach Paducah Tilghman High School’s Darrius Spivey-Nunn were the two local scholarship players for Lennon. Bursey will play wide receiver and Spivey-Nunn will be a defensive back. Lennon let former Saluki quarterback and new quarterback coach, Nick Hill, deliver Bursey’s offer from SIU. Hill was Bursey’s head coach this past football season at Carbondale. Spivey-Nunn could be an explosive player for SIU; he had 2,233 all-purpose yards last season and recorded 99 tackles. Three players were preferred
walk-ons. Lennon said these players were deserving of a scholarship but they were limited on the amount they could use. “We think they can play at this level,” Lennon said. Carterville High School had two players fall into that category for Lennon. Michael Aschemann played quarterback in high school, but will play wide receiver for the Salukis. Philip Frangello was the only running back to be signed for SIU. Marion High School’s Brant Hill played quarterback for the Wildcats, but will play wide
receiver for the Salukis. After Lennon discussed his signees, he introduced his three new assistant coaches. Along with Hill being the quarterbacks’ coach, Todd Auer will be the new linebackers coach and David Elson is the new secondary coach. Lennon said he and Hill have the same philosophy about quarterbacks, which will help them make their decision on who will be the starter. Some of the players have ties to SIU and the NFL. Jaylon Graham, a linebacker from Eustis High School in Florida, is the nephew of former SIU defensive tackle Linton Brown. Ryan Neal, a safety from Merrillville High School in Indiana, has an older brother who is linebacker for the Green Bay Packers. Neal has another brother who is a defensive tackle at the University of Idaho.
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Music industry on a rapid decline
KYLE SUTTON Daily Egyptian As a kid growing up, music was something I could always confide in. No matter how difficult situations became, music was always there. It is an art form. It is something beautiful that comes in a raw format, an avenue for people to express their inner emotions, struggles and triumphs. Music has brought people together for centuries. Through it, artists explore limitless paths of musicianship, pushing the boundaries of possibilities as far as their creativity and imagination can take them. However, one can not turn a blind eye to what the music industry has become. In my lifetime, we have seen an industry focused on the honest talent of so many different artistic minds change to an industry increasingly more interested in revenue and image. Seeing what the music industry has become scares me, as a fan, for the future. We now live in a country
where artists like Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus (not to call them out or anything) have become the spotlight for an entire community of musicians. What happened? What happened to the days where the youth idolized musicians who wrote inspirational lyrics or played instruments merely out of pure joy and passion for what they were creating? What happened to the days when MTV showed actual music videos instead of non-stop reality television? I would call my musical preferences unique to say the least. However, I do have a great appreciation for the amount of time and effort it takes to compose a song for any artist across all genres of music. But the more I turn on the television, all I see is an image. Every time I log into social media, there is a new Internet “meme” showing a famous musician doing something embarrassing or their most recent mug shot. I can’t help but be scared for
our future generations if the music industry continues to follow the path it is currently on. Will the use of instruments completely die out and electronic DJs with a large personal music library and a laptop take over? Will we flock to concerts where the artist stands on stage and lip-syncs while the talent and synchronization of a full band falls by the wayside? Imagine living in a world where you turn on the radio and each song contains lyrics about “twerking”, partying until you drop and making money. No longer will you turn the knob on your car radio and hear technical guitar rifts, like you would in Eric Clapton’s “Layla,” or inspiring lyrics from The Beatles telling us, “Love is all you need.” Scary right? What scares me the most is if I am blessed in this life with children, it is their minds being molded by this image the music industry has become. I will try to make sure they are familiar at a young age with the timeless compositions by classical historic icons
such as Beethoven, Mozart and Bach, but if television, radio and the Internet constantly surround them and tell them who they should look up to, it could be difficult. Other than pop music, we have also seen the decline in talent within the hip-hop and country music communities. Remembering family road trips when I was young where my father and I would listen to Johnny Cash albums, containing songs illustrating the trials and tribulations of a young man from a small town in Arkansas. Now, all you hear on the radio is country songs, which all sound the same to me, containing nothing but lyrics about trucks, women in tight jeans and alcohol. We see the same type of decline in hip-hop. Rap used to have a poetic feel to it. We saw politically charged lyrics from groups like Public Enemy who stood for the rights and concerns of the African-American community. We saw rappers like Ice Cube, acknowledging the struggles
of growing up in poverty but also talking about trying to get away from it, while rappers of today idolize the very essence of what Ice Cube wanted to get away from, like drug-dealing and violence. We saw a young white male from Detroit, Eminem, emerge among a predominantly African-American community reluctant to give him a chance to speak. However controversial his lyrics are, it is impossible to listen and not become emotionally attached to the passion he breathes into his songs. Time and time again, we see the destruction of the music industry as we used to know it and how it was known before I was born. I find myself concerned with what it has become and where it is going. The music industry has not completely collapsed, but if we continue to praise those who give it a bad name, who knows what will happen? But for now, all I can do is sit back, pop in another Grateful Dead album to soothe my soul, and wait.
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Goodell, leave the playoffs alone TYLER DAVIS Daily Egyptian In his annual State of the League Address Friday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell discussed the possibility of expanding the current playoff system. Goodell said adding another wild card team to each conference will make the league “more competitive,” increase viewership and league revenue. However, it is also a move that will greatly dilute the level of competition. For a league that is already the richest in the nation, increasing league revenue does not seem like it should be the motive for switching up an effective playoff system. Goodell and the competition committee should focus their sights on instant replay and continuing to cut down on concussions. The committee is a board of eight members of coaches and managers who help decide rule changes and oversee competition for the league. If the league approved the additional postseason teams, and there’s little doubt that they will, then an extra game would be added to the playoffs for each conference. Before, the two top seeds in both conferences got a first round bye, but now both seeds would have to play during the wild card round. As a football fan, I would enjoy watching a couple extra games of playoff football. However, the first round bye formula for two teams is only used in the NFL, and creates an added incentive for finishing with one of the league’s best records. Do not take that away. For teams that would sneak into that seventh playoff spot, of course their hometown would be elated at a shot to play for the Lombardi Trophy, but other ramifications make this irrelevant. Anyone who follows the NBA knows that its inclusive playoff system has made many one-sided first round matchups and the longest post season
of the four major professional sports, usually spanning two months. Adding another team to the NFL format will take away some of what it means to make the playoffs. In the NBA, over half the teams in the league make the playoffs. Too often, teams with losing records do as well. How can a team be proud of a playoff season when they lost a majority of its games and were quickly swept out of the first round? If the NFL adds more wild card teams, there will be years where a 7-9 team makes the playoffs. They will then face off against a 13-3 powerhouse. Now we all know that any given Sunday, any team can win, but I would not like the road team’s chances in that battle. Imagine, this season, if my beloved Bears had gotten the seventh seed, they would have traveled to face off against the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers would have probably demolished the flawed Bears. Not to mention the Panthers, or any team for that matter, would be playing an extra game, increasing the possibility of injuries. Injuries are a major variable in every game. Allowing the mediocre teams in the playoffs will put Super Bowl favorites and MVP candidates at higher risk. Let’s say a Brady, Peterson or Manning gets injured in a wild card round game, the whole bracket changes. The legacy of that whole season is marred by what could have been. I’m all for upsets. They make the games more interesting and mirror the hope we all have in life that we can beat the odds. However, who wants an upset to come because a quarterback, who should have been enjoying a week off after a stellar season, is suiting up against an average team, plays and gets hurt? Injuries are a part of the game, but that does not mean the NFL should not try to avoid them. Creating these extra playoff teams would surely increase postseason injuries, a problem that was not much of a storyline in Sunday’s big game. To fundamentally change what it means
to be in the playoffs is what will really hinder the game. Should a team really be proud of a 7-9 year because it got into the post season? We see this problem all the time in the NBA. Teams get stuck around .500 and make the playoffs every year just to be promptly dispatched. Then, because their record wasn’t bad enough, they get stuck with a middle level draft pick and aren’t able to really improve like the terrible teams do. While the NFL has a much deeper draft, the idea would still be the same. Mediocre teams will make the playoffs and lose in the first round 99 out of 100 times. But they will not be viewed as mediocre just because they are playoff teams. Not because they are good teams. Super Bowl XLVIII drew in the most viewers of any television program of all time. It is the fourth time in the last five years that the NFL has accomplished this. Why tweak it? Why run the risk of diminishing the worth of making the playoffs? The way the Seattle Seahawks won this Super Bowl, the glory and the accomplishment, is perfect the way it is. It was perfect for the Baltimore Ravens last year. It will be perfect for next year’s team. What isn’t perfect is the fact that greedy Goodell and his boys are so concerned with increasing their already enormous wealth and stranglehold on an American sport. The change seems inevitable according to various sources. Why wouldn’t owners approve? It means more games for their teams, more butts in the seats and more money in their pockets. For the game itself, it will hardly enhance the playoff experience. Mr. Goodell has made strides in implementing instant replay and making the game safer, but as far as the postseason goes, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Tyler Davis can be reached at email@example.com on Twitter at @tdavis_de.
America hits the lowest abortion rate since Roe v. Wade Chicago Tribune As president, Bill Clinton often stated his view that abortion should be “safe, legal and rare,” a summation that reflected the public’s generally mixed feelings. Abortion rights opponents would certainly agree on the last goal, as would many abortion rights supporters. So the latest news on the prevalence of abortion in America should elicit approval from people who often disagree. According to a new study by the Guttmacher Institute, between 2008 and 2011, the abortion rate fell by 13 percent, to the lowest level since 1973, when the Supreme Court made its landmark decision in Roe v. Wade. The total number of abortions declined by the same proportion. There were nearly half a million fewer abortions in 2011 than in 1991. All this didn’t happen by accident. The shifts “coincided with a steep national drop in overall pregnancy and birth rates,” according to co-author
Rachel Jones. She speculates the weak economy induced some women to avoid or delay having kids. Earlier research by Guttmacher indicates teenagers today are waiting longer to begin having sex and are more likely than past adolescents to use some type of contraception when they do. More young women are relying on birth control, particularly long-acting methods like the IUD and implants. In 2002, according to the Guttmacher report, only 2 percent of contraceptive users used these options, but in 2001, 9 percent did. These long-acting contraceptives, the study said, “are more than 99 percent effective at preventing pregnancy, last 3-12 years and, unlike methods such as the pill, leave little to no room for user error.” Unwanted pregnancies, of course, are more likely than planned ones to end in deliberate termination. Abortion rights opponents have tried to reduce the number
of abortions by enacting new restrictions and requirements, waiting periods, mandatory counseling, forbidding “partialbirth abortions.” While these could dissuade or prevent some patients from undergoing abortions, the researchers note that abortion rates fell especially fast in several states that didn’t impose such rules — including Illinois, where the rate plunged by 18 percent. Many of the regulations came about only in the second half of 2011, greatly reducing any potential impact. Another factor may play a bigger role: evolving attitudes about abortion and related subjects. The willingness of some states to pass restrictions suggests that in those places, the public is less likely to see abortion as a valid option. In addition, the incentives for abortion have diminished. The onetime disgrace attached to out-of-wedlock births is largely gone. So is any stigma attached to giving up an infant for adoption. Changes like these have made abortion less appealing to women
who didn’t want to get pregnant in the first place. Young people are also more likely to find abortion morally troublesome. A Gallup poll last year found that Americans aged 18-34 are more likely than any other age group to say abortion should be illegal in all circumstances. Public opinion analyst Karlyn Bowman of the conservative American Enterprise Institute cites the influence of prenatal sonograms: “Many young people have seen a picture of their younger brother or sister” in the womb. It’s possible for Americans to favor access to abortion while feeling more regard for the value of the fetus. Legal abortion has been a fact of life in America for four decades now, and in spite of continuing public debate, it will remain so. But if fewer women see the procedure as something they need or want for themselves, it will keep growing less common. And it’s hard to see how anyone can object to that.
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Ta also pointed to Moten, and his play as a Division III athlete in soccer, as a big reason why the improvement has taken place. “I have been here the longest but Alex definitely put a new tone into the program since he’s older and knows more,” Ta said. “He’s a good athlete and actually went to a D-III soccer program. He knows a lot about coaching and has jumped in and gotten really involved with our lacrosse program.” Moten said he was excited to join the GLLL because now the team will play against tougher, more established opponents such as Eastern Illinois University, Western Illinois University and Washington University in St. Louis. “It’s a great league,” Moten said. “It’s got a mix of schools, some Big 10 schools, some smaller private schools.” Moten also invited a lot of younger players to come join, even if they are inexperienced, to keep membership going for the next couple of years. “We got a lot of young members but it’s kind of nice being that we won’t all graduate and people who will graduate aren’t leaving,” he said. Moten plans to pursue graduate school right after graduating in May, making him eligible to participate in future seasons. Moten said one of his favorite parts of being on the team is getting a chance to mentor his younger teammates. Moten, 28, has served two years of active duty in the military and is still a member of the National Guard. “It’s a younger team so working with younger 18, 19-year-old guys has
been good,” he said. “Trying to be part teammate, part kind of mentor, helping them through college is probably the biggest challenge and benefit.” Dalton Quinlan, a freshman from Mount Zion studying finance, is one of the many underclassmen on the team. He said he had never played lacrosse before the fall semester, but his teammates have been patient with him through the learning process. He has improved well enough to become one of the team’s starters. “I’ve heard about the sport but it was never in my area, so once I had the opportunity to play, I took it,” he said. “When you start a sport, I feel like you want to get good at it. So that’s my goal and that’s what makes it fun, trying to get better.” Ta said Quinlan’s early success in the sport has come from his physicality and that he is a quick learner. Ta also encourages other freshmen and sophomores to come out and give the sport a try. He said the team is working on hosting an intramural event for those who are not sure about joining or may not know all the rules. “We are 26 strong and still adding new players to the team,” he said. “We’re thinking about hosting an intramural league for brand new students with no experience.” Moten also talked about the possible addition of new players. He said the club’s goal is to become competitive on the field and to become a mainstay on campus. “The toughest thing is that some of the teams we play, for example U of I, they have a (large) budget and like 80 guys on their roster, so there’s definitely a catch up period,” Moten said. “We just want to be competitive our first year in the league and kind of build off of that
for future years.” Moten said the experience of players range from students like Quinlan, who did not know any rules of the sport, to lifelong players and state champions. Moten was a two-time lacrosse state champion in one of the hardest divisions in the state at Loyola Academy High School in Wilmette. Ta had a successful high school career capturing two state championships while playing club lacrosse at Jacobs High School. He also led his conference in face off win percentage his senior year. The two plan to try out for the upcoming World Lacrosse Championship. The WLC, or World Games, is an international lacrosse tournament which occurs every four years, and this year it takes place in Denver in July. Ta hopes to compete for Team China while Moten said he has already received an invitation to join Team Colombia as a clinician teaching the sport and as a competitor in the upcoming games. The two would not be the only former Saluki club lacrosse players to make the jump to play tougher competition. Former president of the club lacrosseRyan Kunzi, accepted an offer to play Division III lacrosse at Illinois Wesleyan University, along with fellow former Saluki, Miles Ebell. The lacrosse team is set to kick off their season with a scrimmage against University of Illinois Feb. 22 and has 15 games on the schedule for the season, not including playoffs. Tyler Davis can be reached at email@example.com, on Twitter @tdavis_de, or at 563-3311ext. 269.
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Welcome to Sochi: Beware of water STACY ST. CLAIRE Chicago Tribune S O C H I , Russ i a — The alarms sounded every 45 minutes, with a stern Russian woman advising that a fire had been reported and the hotel needed to be evacuated immediately. I believed it the first time. And the second. I might have fallen for it a third time Tuesday morning, if I had not thrown caution to the bone-tired, jetlagged wind and decided to stay in bed. Whatever would befall me, it had to be better than wandering along the western Caucasus Mountains in my pajamas. It was already 5:50 a.m. and I could not fall back to sleep so I figured
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I would just begin my day. I turned on the water to brush my teeth, but nothing came out. Just the gagging, asthmatic sound of pipes wanting to produce water. I tried to flip on the shower. It would not work. The toilets wouldn’t flush either. I called the front desk. “It will be fixed in 40 minutes,” the sympathetic man at the reception desk told me. “But when it comes back on, please do not use on your face because it contains something very dangerous.” Welcome to Sochi 2014, the dystopian-like Games where a simple shower poses a threat to your face, fire alarms ring constantly and several hotels remain unfinished. Russian
“I’m honored that the other coaches voted for me,” Spivey said. “It doesn’t really mean anything pre-season. You don’t know what a player’s going to do throughout the season; it’s how you do during the season. We’ll see how it goes.” Playing next to Spivey at first base is senior Taylor Orsburn. Orsburn has started at least 50 games each season at first base for the Salukis since her freshman campaign. Orsburn’s stats show she can help lead the team with her bat. She has a batting average of .318 over her career, to go with her 107 RBIs. Orsburn formerly played for Cobden High vSchool, where she helped win three state titles for the Lady AppleKnockers. She also pitched in high school where she posted a 41-5 record and an ERA of 1.11 as a senior. Orsburn said she knows what she needs to work on to be ready for her senior season. “I hope to live up to the same standards I’ve been doing the entire time I’ve been here if not more,” Orsburn said. “I’ll
President Vladimir Putin spent more than $50 billion on these Games — the most expensive Olympics, winter or summer, ever — yet he seemingly forgot to pay the water bill. No one likes to hear sportswriters complain about their hotels. I’m not a sportswriter, so believe me when I swear that I mock those whiners right along with you. But this is different. The Sochi Olympics are not just a sporting event. They represent Putin’s pride, his metaphoric muscle flexing in an effort to show the international community just how virile his country has become under his leadership. He dared the world to admire Russia’s ability to produce these Games, so we must.
definitely be taking more swings and making sure that I’m keeping my mechanics straight. I just want to provide for the team as much as I can.” Blaylock said the goal for the Salukis this season is simple. “The goal is always to win the conference championship and to make it to an NCAA regional,” she said. “If you don’t have that as a goal and you don’t go out to win every game, then you probably shouldn’t be doing it.” VadeBoncouer said she has the same goal as her coach, and that she and the rest of the team are eager to get the season started. “I want to win conference, I want to get a ring. Obviously it’s our last chance [as seniors], we’ve all been here and been through it all so we just want to get some hardware,” VadeBoncouer said. “We’re hungry to play, we just want to get outside. We’ve been inside for two weeks now, we want to get on the field and I think we’re going to play well.” The Salukis will start their road to the 2014 MVC tournament Friday at 10 a.m. against the Ball State Cardinals in San Marcos, Texas.
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Hand injury will not hinder sophomore guard TYLER DIXON Daily Egyptian A ‘floor general’ has the ability to control a basketball game from the court, but sophomore guard Marcus Fillyaw has been that person from the bench the past three weeks. Fillyaw broke a bone in his left hand during the Salukis 71-67 win over Loyola University Jan. 8, but that has not stopped him from helping his team on a daily basis. Fillyaw said his hand has improved but it’s still a waiting game. “It’s actually feeing a whole lot better, but I guess right now I’m just waiting for it to heal up so it doesn’t get worse,” Fillyaw said. “I guess the doctor said if it gets hit or anything like that, it could damage it completely.” Fillyaw is optimistic about his return but Coach Barry Hinson is not as confident. Fillyaw said he would only be out another three or four weeks but Hinson said he fears Fillyaw could be out the rest of the season. Hinson said Fillyaw had x-rays done a few weeks ago but the hand has not gotten any better. “Marcus has not progressed, I wish I could give you better news,” Hinson said. The team has struggled in Fillyaw’s
absence, but senior forward Bronson Verhines said Fillyaw still fills that void despite being on the bench. “Even though he’s been injured on the court, he’s been a vocal leader on the sidelines,” Verhines said. Coach Barry Hinson said he needs his team to communicate on the court, not only on defense but offense as well. “The one thing I liked about Marcus, he was the one guy who talked on the floor,” Hinson said. Without another true point guard on the roster, someone would have to step up. Hinson said they even considered playing Fillyaw despite his broken hand. “We talked about playing him in a cast … seriously we talked about playing him in a cast with one arm,” Hinson said. “That’s how desperate we need another guard and we just don’t feel like we can do that at this time.” Stepping into the role is sophomore Anthony Beane, who was recently named a Missouri Valley Conference Co-Player of the week with Evansville guard D.J. Balentine. In the past three games, Beane has scored 69 points. Beane said the team was in shock when they heard Fillyaw was going to be out, but he knew someone would have to step up, he just did
not know it would be him. “Marcus brings a lot to the team because he’s a great leader,” Beane said. The team had to adapt during Fillyaw’s absence, but Verhines said Beane has played well. “Anthony’s really kind of stepped into that spot and that’s not his true position, he’s really a shooting guard,” Verhines said. “He’s done a great job.” Fillyaw has given praise to Beane and the way he has taken over his new role. Fillyaw said even though he is not on the court, he can still help the team while he is on the bench. He said he could see things now that he did not notice before. “Things that we could have done better on offense, things that we could have done better on defense,” Fillyaw said. “It’s just all easier to see.” Fillyaw misses hearing his name during the starting lineup. “It’s different, it’s not a bad thing, it’s just different,” Fillyaw said. “I don’t think I’ve ever had to not start, let alone not play.” Only time will tell if Fillyaw will get to see the court this season, but he said he has been doing conditioning and working with the trainers so he does not miss a step. Hinson said he hopes Fillyaw can come back in a miraculous way.
SARAH GARDNER DAILY EGYPTIAN
Sophomore guard Marcus Fillyaw dribbles past a Western Kentucky University player Dec. 7 duringthe Salukis’ 69-60 loss at SIU Arena. Fillyaw was injured Jan. 8 in the win over Loyola University Chicago and has since been on the sidelines.
Plunging into polo
LAURA ROBERTS F OR
Alex Young, a freshman from Schaumburg studying mining engineering, and Ashley Booth, a sophomore studying recreation, throw balls during a practice for the water polo club team Monday at the Dr. Edward J. Shea Natatorium. “It’s very physical, and you got to be a little crazy to play it,” Young said. “It’s like rugby, but it’s in the water and all the hitting is legal cause it’s under water.” The water polo team is open to players of any skill level and practices Mondays and Wednesdays.
Club lacrosse team looks to make big-time comeback TYLER DAVIS Daily Egyptian Just a year ago, the SIU club lacrosse team was searching for players to participate, teams to play and had old, worn out pennies for team jerseys. Now the club fields an impressive 26 players, joined one of the most
competitive club lacrosse leagues in the region, the Great Lakes Lacrosse League, and has new Harrow brand equipment and jerseys. “It’s kind of interesting when compared to last year because we had about four games and most teams didn’t even want to play us because were unknown and unheard of,” Vice President Steven Ta said. Ta, a
sophomore from Algonquin studying accounting, was the president last year but stepped down because of time constraints. Even in his slightly diminished role, Ta has still been active in the operations of the club. “It seems like every week I’m getting an email like ‘play us here, play us there, can we come to you guys,” Ta said. “We
actually don’t have enough time to put every team on the schedule, so we’re currently scheduling for next year.” Ta said, the men’s club lacrosse team has been on campus since 2007, but took a couple years off because of a lack in enrollment. Assistant Director of Sports Clubs and Intramurals, Shane Bennett, praised Ta and new lacrosse President Alex Moten, a senior from
Glencoe studying kinesiology. “I remember four years ago when lacrosse came back on campus,” Bennett said. “They now have an overwhelming number of participants, they have great equipment and they even have women excited to play women’s lacrosse. Steven and Alex have done a great job.” Please see COMEBACK · 12