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Walking dead roam Marquette’s campus to survive the apocalypse by remaining a human and completing at least two of four daily missions which are individually assigned, or to turn the entire team of humans into zombies. Players are marked by limeBy Sarah Hauer green bandanas. Humans must firstname.lastname@example.org wear the bandana on their arm or leg while zombies wear the banWatch out for the zombie apoc- dana around their heads. alypse. It began with one anonyHumans are ‘zombified’ if a mous, original zombie, but now zombie tags them. In defense, huan army has formed. mans may use Nerf guns or rolled Humans vs. Zomup socks to stun the bies, a four-day in- “If I see a human zombie for 30 minteractive tag compe- with their back utes. tition, began Tuesday Gretchen Keblusek, morning with one turned, they will be a senior in the Colzombie and 400 hu- tagged and lege of Education mans, and the game zombified.” and an employee in Easlyn Edwards the Office of Student has since infected Freshman, College of Development, helped campus. Engineering organize the game. The game, the first of its kind at MarShe said the misquette, uses a set of established sions are mostly physical tasks rules and is common across nu- which will place humans in the merous college campus. The goal, depending on your side, is either See Zombies, page 7
Week-long game of interactive tag pits humans vs. zombies
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Zombies are marked by wearing lime-green bandanas on their heads, while humans tie them on their arm or leg.
Planet Fitness to replace Borders to the hard-core ‘look at me’ attitude that exists in too many gyms.” With a new fitness center downtown, the possibility of competition between it and other centers, including Marquette’s, is a posBy Simone Smith sibility. firstname.lastname@example.org But John Sweeney, director of the department for recreational Fitness fanatics are in luck. sports at Marquette, does not see Plans are underway to turn the that as being a problem for the vacant location of the former Bor- university. “I don’t think it ders bookstore at the will (harm Rec CenShops of Grand Avter traffic),” Sweeney enue into a 24-hour “We do a good job said. “That’s not to serving the Planet Fitness. say there won’t be According to the Marquette comMilwaukee Journal munity’s recreational Marquette students who won’t join.” Sentinel, the facility He said attendance is set to open by De- needs. ” John Sweeney at the Rec Center and cember. Director of recreational sports Rec Plex has been Planet Fitness has very good lately, and been in Wisconsin only four years but has been a there is at times even a struggle nationwide chain for 19 years. regarding overcrowding. “There’s no drop off in atAccording to its website, the gym prides itself on being judgement- tendance, even in the winter free and a place where “members have fun without being subjected See Borders, page 6
24-hour gym will open downtown location in winter
Remembering Jesuit history Office of Mission and Identity keeps Jesuit spirit alive By Andrea Anderson email@example.com
They are known for their devotion to service and education. They could even be said to be the most devoted Marquette fans to ever exist. They are the Marquette Jesuits. Marquette University was founded in 1881 after Milwaukee’s first Photo by Brittany McGrailfirstname.lastname@example.org Archbishop, the Rev. John Martin The Rev. John Donnelly, a retired history professor, talks about the history Henni, expressed an interest in esof Jesuits at Marquette and their focus on faith, learning and education. tablishing a Catholic, Jesuit Coluniversity began to flourish. lege. that was not successful,” Donnelly The Rev. John Donnelly, a re- said. “Now the point is fostering The history of Jesuits at Martired history religious faith, learning and educatquette began professor and ing the people.” with only three Marquette Jesuit priests and three From 1907 to the end of World since 1963, said War II in 1945, the Jesuit populascholastics — the first devotion tion expanded to 48 priests, 12 young Jesuits for the Jesuits scholastics and two brothers. All of who were not was missionary the scholastics and 14 of the priests yet ordained — work. as well as three taught every day at Marquette UniMar- versity Jesuit High School. lay brothers who This is the introduction to a multi-part “Father series on Marquette’s Jesuits. quette attempted tended to the comDonnelly said the growing to convert Native munity. Nine people led Marquette to a new location in 1907 after the Americans in Indian schools, and See Jesuits, page 7
DPS REPORTS.....................2 CALENDAR.......................2 STUDY BREAK.....................8 MARQUEE..................10
VIEWPOINTS....................14 SPORTS..........................16 CLASSIFIEDS..................18
Urban farmer Will Allen discusses Growing Power. See PAGE 2
Halloween can be more than just slutty costumes and intoxication. See PAGE 10
Big East shuffling hasn’t hurt men’s basketball pedigree. See PAGE 16
Thursday, October 27, 2011
CEO talks healthy food
DPS Reports Oct. 24 At 6:52 a.m. a person not affiliated with Marquette reported that an unknown person(s) vandalized his secured, unattended vehicle in the 500 block of North 16th Street causing an estimated $250 in damage. Between 7:30 p.m. and 7:50 p.m. an unknown person(s) removed an unsecured, unattended ignition key from a university golf cart in Valley Fields.
Oct. 25 At 9:48 a.m., an employee reported that an unknown person(s) removed secured, unattended university property estimated at $69 from Straz Hall. Between 3:15 p.m. and 11:30 p.m., an unknown vehicle struck an employee’s parked, unattended vehicle in Structure One causing an estimated $400 in damage. MPD will be contacted.
Events Calendar OCTOBER 2011 S 2 9 16 23 30
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Patrick Mangiaforte, Union Sports Annex, 8 p.m. Milwaukee Improv Massacre, Comedy Sportz, 11:55 p.m.
Saturday 29 GWAR, The Rave, 8 p.m.
Mindless Behavior, The Rave, 6 p.m.
Six Flags Fright Fest, 4 p.m., tickets cost $20
Solve This Puzzle, Union Sports Annex, 9 p.m.
Little Big Town, Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m.
Delhi 2 Dublin, Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m.
Straight No Chaser, The Riverside, 7 p.m.
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Growing Power founder Will Allen went “On the Issues” with Mike Gousha Tuesday to talk urban farming.
have access to healthy, locally grown and organic food. Growing Power raises only grass-fed and free-range livestock and mercury-free fish. Angela Balms, a City of Milwaukee employee, asked Allen how he gets Milwaukee By Olivia Morrissey communities involved in these firstname.lastname@example.org healthy food issues. Will Allen, founder and CEO Allen said introducing kids of Milwaukee-based urban farm to local gardens at a young age, Growing Power, sat down Tues- such as those at some Milwauday with Mike Gousha for the kee day care centers, sets the most recent installment of “On tone for their future involvement the Issues.” In front of a packed in agriculture. He added that house, he discussed his own roots many local students volunteer as well as those of Growing Pow- because they want to better the er and his “Good Food Revolu- community they live in. tion” initiative. “Young people want to be a part Allen was raised on a small of their communities and take farm outside of Washington, D.C. responsibility for what my genHis father, a former sharecropper, eration did not take responsibility and his mother, who came from for,” Allen said. a farming famAllen has also ily, taught their “Young people want to be a part of engaged the lochildren how cal community their communities and take responsi- by offering into grow all the food the family bility for what my generation did not ternships and needed. Even take responsibility for.” work to at-risk as a high school youths and basketball star, Will Allen other volunteer Allen was not CEO of Growing Power groups. Adverexempt from tising and pubfarm chores. lic relations stu“As I look back on those days, dents at Marquette worked with I really appreciate what I had Allen and Growing Power as part to do,” Allen said. “But as an of a capstone class two years ago. 18-year-old basketball player, The students developed camI said, ‘I’ll never go back to paigns for Growing Power and that farming again.’ And look similar group Slow Food Wisat me now.” consin that focused on utilizing In 1993, after a brief stint in social media to engage audiences, professional basketball and cor- said Linda Menck, advertising porate sales success, Allen bought professional-in-residence in the a dilapidated nursery on Silver College of Communication. Spring Drive in Milwaukee. He “The students not only created dubbed the space, no larger than a campaign for the organizations, the size of a small supermarket, they really learned about the or“Growing Power.” ganic food and sustainability With more than 20,000 plants movement,” Menck said. and vegetables, fish and a meShe added that students who nagerie of livestock, it has since worked on these campaigns become an iconic part of the Mil- were instrumental in creatwaukee community. ing Marquette’s chapter of the The urban farm is based on the Slow Food organization. philosophy that everyone should “Will really took the time to
Urban farmer Will Allen stresses local, organic food options
look at their plans and had a lot of positive feedback to give them,” she said. “It was one of the best and most rewarding campaigns to work on.” Volunteers working on the urban farm tend to the gardens and animals and “touch dirt every day,” Allen said. “I used to be asked all the time, ‘Why are you doing slaves’ work?’” Allen said. “I don’t hear that so much anymore because of better education and the First Family’s support of locallygrown agriculture.” Allen credits First Lady Michelle Obama, with whom he has met to discuss initiatives to improve food quality, with raising awareness about what his and other organizations stand for: making healthy food easy to afford and obtain. The time for action is now, Allen said, and the results will benefit the Milwaukee community on multiple levels. Sustainable agriculture will not only allow Milwaukee residents to stop choosing processed and chemically-modified food, but it will also stimulate the economy and create stable jobs in the community, he said. He pointed to abandoned buildings in Milwaukee like the A.O. Smith building that could be used for growing food or as a fish hatchery. Growing Power, he added, has never laid anyone off and is continuing to create jobs despite the current economy. “If we’re so idealistic that we don’t do anything, we hurt the people we’re trying to help,” Allen said. “We can’t be afraid to take a risk.” Although he acknowledged the urban farm movement is still in its early stages, Allen said Growing Power’s mindset is simple. “We all have to eat food to survive,” he said. “Why don’t we all eat good food?”
Have a very happy Halloween!
They Might Be Giants, The Pabst, 7:30 p.m.
Orgone, Turner Hall Ballroom, 7 p.m.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1, Varsity Theatre, 9 p.m.
Milwaukee Admirals vs. Texas Stars, Bradley Center, 3 p.m.
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Budget lapse will affect state agencies UW system faces largest two-year fund forfeiture By Pat Simonaitis email@example.com
The University of Wisconsin school system, state health services and other Wisconsin agencies may be forced to return funding in the event of a budget lapse, the Wisconsin Department of Administration determined earlier this month. A lapse occurs when state revenues from taxes do not fulfill original revenue estimates — as the Department of Administration is currently expecting to the sum of $174 million. For the 2012 and 2013 fiscal years, agencies will be asked to return previously allocated funds to the state in order to avoid a statewide deficit. The University of Wisconsin School Systems has to plan for the largest cut, $65.9 million over the next two years. David Giroux, executive director of communications and external relations for the UW system, said the cuts UW schools are being asked to make are clearly disproportionate to what the other agencies’ cuts. The schools are asked to take on 38 percent of the additional cuts despite being only 7 percent of the state’s expenses, he said. “Our reaction includes surprise, dismay, shock,” Giroux said. “I could run through the thesaurus.” He said while the system knew additional cuts were coming,
he never expected the number would be so high. “Most people don’t understand why students would be asked to take this on at a time when higher education is so critical to economic success,” Giroux said. The next largest cuts will fall on state health services, which will be asked to cut $26.6 million through 2013. Mike Huebsch, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Administration, has defended the budget plan from criticism since its announcement in a letter to the agencies Oct. 14. “As you are aware, the national and global economies are still recovering from one of the worst recessions in 70 years,” Huebsch said in the letter. “While the Wisconsin economy continues to recover, the potential impact of these national and global trends is undeniable.” In an interview on Wisconsin Public Television, Huebsch said the state is just planning in case of a shortfall in the expected revenues, saying a “softer economic future” may be on the horizon. “We’re hoping for the best, planning for the worst,” he said in the interview. Tom Luljac, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee spokesman, said he did not know how the plan would be administered at campus level yet and that the school was standing behind the system reaction offered by Giroux. “It’s frustrating,” Giroux said. “At one point (the UW schools) were facing $250 million in cuts over the next two years ... we dug our way out of that hole and got on with our lives, and
we get hit with this. It’s tough to take on halfway through the academic year.” Giroux said the cuts would negatively impact students across the state, saying the already strapped system would have trouble offering the highest quality educational experience. Hythem Abad, a junior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, said he and other students have already begun to feel the effects of budget cuts in Madison. Abad said the school is cutting his major of microbiology and immunology next semester. Abad said students were informed the budget was being cut by 11 percent and his major being cut was the result of the inability of the school to replace retiring professors. “(The cuts) are pretty bad for incoming students because they’re limiting what people can do when they get here,” Abad said. “College is supposed to be all about trying new things and figuring out what you like and what you want to do, but when you’re cutting majors you’re limiting that.” Becky Lindholm, a junior at UW-Milwaukee, said the cuts made her feel like the government wasn’t putting higher education as a priority. “They shouldn’t take money away from the schools and the students,” Lindholm said. “There is no way that schools are going to be able to cope with the budget cuts without layoffs and cutting programs that will ultimately damage the quality of our education.”
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UW System $46,135,078 $19,634,769 Health Services $18,561,982 $8,033,612 Corrections $9,461,595 $3,938,884
Children and Families $8,318,827
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Wis. drops welfare drug testing Who
States enact laws to prevent abuse of welfare benefits By Elise Angelopulos email@example.com
This year, 36 states may establish a requirement for those who want welfare: passing a government-issued drug test. As of Monday, Wisconsin will take itself off that list. A provision included in an unemployment bill brought before the state legislature would have required a drug test for those receiving unemployment benefits, but the measure was removed by legislators. In Wisconsin last year, more than $3.1 billion was spent in unemployment and welfare payments, according to The Cap Times, who also estimated that Wisconsin could have saved approximately $250 million had the provision been kept.
Laws have already passed in Arizona, Indiana and Missouri implementing the new requirement. In Florida, people receiving welfare are now required to pay for their own drug tests, resulting in the lowest welfare enrollment levels since the start of the recession. Florida residents who do not pass the drug test are denied benefits up to one year, although payments for children of drug users may be administered to another stable relative, according to The New York Times. The controversial laws have not only challenged possible welfare recipients, but may also impact government structures across the country. The American Civil Liberties Union, which last month filed a lawsuit against the bill, argued that the requirement presents an unreasonable “search and seizure.” The Wisconsin chapter of the union recently filed an appeal against the bill,
according to The Cap Times. Roberta Coles, professor and chair of social and cultural sciences at Marquette, said if recipients are denied welfare because of drug usage, non profit or private practices offering economic aid may be available, although the prospects are highly unlikely. “Those programs would nowhere near provide the amount of money and stability that welfare supplies,” Coles said. Matt Zern, a sophomore in the College of Business Administration, said drug tests are necessary to prevent welfare participants from abusing the system. “If people want welfare and want to gain from their government, then they should follow the laws it puts in place,” Zern said. Supporters of the laws say the ultimate goal is to ensure hard-earned tax dollars are properly spent. Emily May, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, said the bill somewhat defeats the purpose of welfare and will not
prove to be beneficial. “If people have a drug issue that is a serious concern, that should be taken as a separate issue,” May said. But Coles said many people on welfare are not taking drugs, and this new initiative is just another hurdle the poor must overcome. Besides the drug test requirement for welfare, some states have taken the proposal even further. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, many states are issuing drug tests as a requirement for receiving other benefits, like food stamps and heating services. Margaret Grace, a sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences, said the drug test requirement could have negative effects. “I think it is well-intentioned,” Grace said. “But I think that it may perpetuate the problems associated with poverty and possibly make them worse.”
Thursday, October 27, 2011
University gears up for reaccreditation
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Toby Peters (left) and Gary Meyer (right) will co-chair the steering committee tasked with ensuring Marquette meets higher learning criteria.
Self-evaluation process to take place in 2013-2014 By Katie Doherty email@example.com
Marquette recently began preparations for a self-study process and peer-reviewed reaccreditation site visit from the Higher Learning Commission during the 2013-2014 school year. The university has developed a steering committee that will focus
on all aspects of campus, forming sub-committees represented by faculty, staff and students. The reaccreditation process is necessary to ensure Marquette is up to current educational standards. Gary Meyer, vice provost for undergraduate programs and teaching, was selected to chair the steering committee. Toby Peters, associate senior vice-president, will co-chair the committee. Peters said two years is really not a long time to prepare for this visit. “It’s very intentional to get all corners of the university
involved,” Peters said. Although the peer-reviewed reaccreditation process is technically voluntary, students cannot receive any federal financial aid without it. “We voluntarily put ourselves through this process to demonstrate that we are operating at the highest level,” Meyers said. The Higher Learning Commission requires five categories criteria for reaccreditation: mission and integrity; preparing for the future; student learning and effective teaching; acquisition, discovery and application of
knowledge; and engagement and service. The reaffirmation subcommittees will follow the criteria, and additional subcommittees will focus on federal compliance, evidence, communication and the actual site visit. The same subcommittees will assist in coordinating the visit and informing the Marquette community of the process. Each sub-committee is co-chaired and will include 12-15 members from across campus. David Buckholdt, founding
director of the university’s Center for Teaching and Learning, has chaired peer-review visits of other schools for the Higher Learning Commission. He said the role of the visit will check that Marquette meets the five criteria and provide consultation on how to note and improve Marquette’s strengths and weaknesses. “It will give everyone here a chance to reflect on what we’ve accomplished since the last visit and where we want to go in the future,” Buckholdt said. These voluntary visits happen roughly every 10 years. Peters said this reaccreditation visit will be different than last year’s because the Rev. Scott Pilarz, Marquette’s new president, can highlight his plans for the future. “You know, he has a vision for taking Marquette to the next level,” Peters said. “How can we be better?” Meyers and Peters said that close to 200 faculty, staff, administrators and students will be involved in this process by the 2013-2014 site visit. “I think it brings staff, faculty and administrators together in a way we don’t always do,” Meyers said. He said there really is no formula in planning for the visit. “Sometimes you see that at universities where only a handful of people write the self-study,” Meyers said. “That’s not what I want to do here.” Meyers and Peters said they will both continue to discuss this process to groups across campus. Groups who want a presentation should contact the two directly.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Milwaukee will debut bilingual ballots Voting instructions to be written in Spanish and English By Ben McCormick Special to the Tribune
When Marquette students head to the polls in February to vote in city primary elections, things will look different. The City of Milwaukee is now required by the U.S. Census Bureau to provide voting ballots and instructions in both English and Spanish. The measure was passed down from the federal government on Oct. 12. The new voting requirements are a result of Milwaukee’s Spanish-speaking population with limited English proficiency
exceeding 5 percent. The new measure makes Milwaukee the first jurisdiction in Wisconsin to make changes to the voting process to help accommodate Spanish speakers. Compliance with the new requirements requires changes in three areas: making bilingual ballots, hiring bilingual poll workers for each polling site and translating all signs, notices and election-related internet content from the City of Milwaukee into Spanish. Initially, Sue Edman, the City Election Commission executive director, believed Milwaukee would need to separate ballots for its voters, but that is not the case. Edman said Milwaukee voters would instead receive one ballot with an English section and a Spanish section below it. The city will hire someone to translate the ballot and the city
government will reformat it to fit those specifications. Edman said the city is working with the Hispanic community to recruit bilingual people to work at the polls. The hiring of bilingual poll workers will prove to be more of an administrative challenge than a financial strain for the city. “Because there are so many changes taking place because of voter ID, our plan was to put additional poll workers at each polling site anyway,” Edman said. “We’ll just add bilingual workers to our teams at polling sites.” Edman said the difficulty of hiring bilingual workers for each of the 183 polling sites “shouldn’t be that bad.” “We recruit poll workers for our largest elections anyway,” she said. “We’re just going to have to work a little bit harder
and reach out to the Hispanic community and get more of them involved.” Due to the new requirements, some non-bilingual poll workers from the past may not be allowed to work the polls again, Edman said. All signs, notices and webbased content posted by the city about elections will be translated into Spanish. Additionally, when the city posts an election-related advertisement in an English language newspaper or other publication, a Spanish advertisement must also appear in a Spanish language newspaper or publication. The translation of signs posted on election day are the responsibility of the Government Accountability Board. Milwaukee’s total Spanishspeaking population has exceeded 60,000 people, according to Edman, making up at least 10
percent of the entire Milwaukee population. The Hispanic population is concentrated in the eighth and twelfth districts, an area spanning between Interstate 794 and Oklahoma Avenue to the North and South and the Kinnickinnic River and Miller Parkway to the east and west. Making the Milwaukee voting process bilingual is an effort to achieve the greatest voter turnout possible, Edman said. “In the past maybe (the language barrier) made some people feel uncomfortable,” Edman said. “Maybe they’re more likely to get involved in the electoral process … we may see them come out now and vote.” The new requirements will be met and in place in time for the Feb. 21 elections, over a month before Wisconsin’s presidential primary, scheduled for April 3.
Occupy Oakland protests turn violent Demonstrators wary of increased use of police force By Marcus Wohlsen and Terry Collins Associated Press
The display of police force in Oakland, Calif., and Atlanta has unnerved some anti-Wall Street protesters. While demonstrators in other cities have built a working relationship with police and city leaders, they wondered on Wednesday how long the good spirit would last and whether they could be next. Will they have to face riot gearclad officers and tear gas that their counterparts in Oakland, Calif. faced on Tuesday? Or will they be handcuffed and hauled away in the middle of the night like protesters in Atlanta? “Yes, we’re afraid. Is this the night they’re going to sneak in?” said activist William Buster of Occupy Wall Street, where the movement began last month to protest what they see as corporate greed. “Is this the night they might use unreasonable force?” he asked. The message, meanwhile, from officials in cities where other encampments have sprung up was simple: We’ll keep working with you. Just respect your neighbors and keep the camps clean and safe. Business owners and residents have complained in recent weeks about assaults, drunken fights and sanitation problems. Officials are trying to balance their rights and uphold the law while honoring protesters’ free speech rights. “I understand the frustration the protesters feel ... about inequity in our country as well as Wall Street greed,” Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said. “I support their right to free speech but we also have rules and laws.” Some cities, such as Providence, R.I., are moving ahead with plans to evict activists. But from Tampa, Fla., to Boston, police and city leaders say they will continue to try to work with protesters to address problems in the camps. In Oakland, officials initially supported the protests, with Mayor Jean Quan saying that sometimes “democracy is messy.”
But tensions reached a boiling point after a sexual assault, a severe beating and a fire were reported and paramedics were denied access to the camp, according to city officials. They also cited concerns about rats, fire hazards and public urination. Demonstrators disputed the city’s claims, saying that volunteers collect garbage and recycling every six hours, that water is boiled before being used to wash dishes and that rats have long infested the park. When riot gear-clad police moved in early Tuesday, they were pelted with rocks, bottles and utensils from people in the camp’s kitchen area. They emptied the camp near city hall of people, and barricaded the plaza. Protesters were taken away in plastic handcuffs, most of them arrested on suspicion of illegal lodging. Demonstrators returned later in the day to march and retake the plaza. They were met by police officers in riot gear. Several small skirmishes broke out and officers cleared the area by firing tear gas. The scene repeated itself several times just a few blocks away in front of the plaza. Tensions would build as protesters edged ever closer to the police line and reach a breaking point with a demonstrator hurling a bottle or rock, prompting police to respond with another round of gas. The chemical haze hung in the air for hours, new blasts clouding the air before the previous fog could dissipate. The number of protesters diminished with each round of tear gas. Police estimated that there were roughly 1,000 demonstrators at the first clash following the march. About 100 were arrested. Among the demonstrators injured was Scott Olsen, a 24-yearold Marine veteran who served two tours in Iraq. Dottie Guy, of the Iraq Veterans Against the War, a veterans advocacy group, said Olsen was hit by a projectile while marching toward city hall and suffered a fractured skull. A hospital spokesman said Olsen was in critical condition. It was not clear who threw the projectile. Demonstrators planned to try again on Wednesday night to march, and could clash again with police.
In Atlanta, police in riot gear and SWAT teams arrested 53 people in Woodruff Park, many of whom had camped out there for weeks as part of a widespread movement that is protesting the wealth disparity between the rich and everyone else. Mayor Kasim Reed had been supportive of the protests, twice issuing an executive order allowing them to remain. Reed said on Wednesday that he had no choice to arrest them because he believed things were headed in a direction that was no longer peaceful. He cited a man seen walking the park with an AK-47 assault rifle. “There were some who wanted to continue along the peaceful lines, and some who thought that their path should be more radical,” Reed said. “As mayor, I couldn’t wait for them to finish that debate.” Reed said authorities could not determine whether the rifle was loaded, and were unable to get additional information. An Associated Press reporter talked to the man with the gun earlier Tuesday. He wouldn’t give his name — identifying himself only as “Porch,” an out-of-work accountant who doesn’t agree with the protesters’ views — but said that he was there, armed, because he wanted to protect the rights of people to protest. People who were arrested trickled out of jail as a crowd of several dozen supporters chanted “freedom” as they left. “I think Mayor Reed would do well to learn quickly that you cannot intimidate, you cannot threaten, you cannot jail something whose time has come,” activist Derrick Boazman said. “The fact of the matter is this movement’s time has come.” In Portland, Ore., the protest seems to be at a crossroads. Organizers have been dealing with public drunkenness, fighting and drug abuse for weeks, especially among the homeless who are also in the camp. Some are floating the idea of relocating it, possibly indoors. Others see that as capitulation. “I don’t know if it would be a good idea. Part of the effectiveness of what’s going on here is visibility,” protester Justin Neff said. “Though I’d do it if there’s a possibility that we’d get seen and noticed. I don’t know how that
would work indoors.” City officials haven’t said what would cause them to forcibly evict the protesters. They said they evaluate the camp daily. In Baltimore, protesters like Casey McKeel, a member of Occupy Baltimore’s legal committee, said he wasn’t sure aren’t sure what to expect from city officials, noting that some cities have arrested protesters in recent weeks. “Across the country we’re seeing a wide range of reactions,” he said. “For now we’re hoping the city will work with us.” The mayor, Rawlings-Blake, said she is willing to work with
them, but they should realize that they are camping out in a city park and that was not its intended use. She said their free-speech rights don’t trump the public’s right to enjoy the space. “I have absolutely no interest in a violent exchange,” she said. “We want to work with the protesters, but the point is to talk about inequity and talk about how we can work together to have a more just society or more equitable Baltimore. “It’s not about pitching a tent. It’s about getting the work done,” she said.
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Borders: University not concerned students will abandon rec centers
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Planet Fitness will be located at the Shops of Grand Avenue where a Borders once was.
months,” Sweeney said. and YMCA, have coexisted with He did, however, say there Marquette’s rec centers for a are specific draws to both Mar- number of years without a change quette’s rec centers and the im- in user numbers. pending Planet Fit“They haven’t had “I wouldn’t walk (to ness. an impact on us,” “Planet Fitness may Planet Fitness) at 2 Sweeney said. “We just be fitness for a.m., but if LIMOs do a good job serving cardio and weight,” the Marquette comSweeney said. “We went there I’d conmunity’s recreational have intramural sider it.” needs.” Shaunise Pierce sports, and group Students agree, Junior, College of Arts & exercise is popular but take several facSciences with students ... none tors into account inof that will be taken cluding price, public away.” transportation and safety. Sweeney pointed out that other Planet Fitness has two pricing centers, like the Milwaukee Bally options: $10 per month or $19.99
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Students say the convenience of campus rec centers outweighs other Milwaukee gyms.
per month. The latter provides guest privileges and half off all cooler drinks. Kelechi Nwabara, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences, said she would go to the Rec Center because it is free, but a 24hour gym would be nice. Despite the 24-hour advantage, some said they would be uncomfortable going to work out downtown at night. “I wouldn’t walk (to Planet Fitness) at 2 a.m., but if LIMOs went there I’d consider it,” said Shaunise Pierce, a junior in the College of Arts & Sciences. The YMCA of Metropolitan
Milwaukee, located further west He added that the YMCA’s in Grand Avenue, is in close prox- offerings go beyond sweating it imity to the Planet Fitness. How- out and eating right. ever, Bob Heger, chief operating “Not only do our members officer of the YMCA, and participants look doesn’t consider “At the Y, it is to the Y for their the Planet Fitness a encouraging when health, wellness and threat. family needs, but anyone takes a “At the Y, it is they also give back encouraging when step towards better to the community anyone takes a step health.” through donations toward better health, and volunteerism,” Bob Heger Heger said. “We are but we don’t see Chief Operating Officer health clubs as coma community – both YMCA petition,” Heger said. within our buildings “We encourage evand what our memeryone to find the best path to a bers and staff take out into their healthy lifestyle.” neighborhoods.”
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Zombies: Humans use Nerf guns, socks to stave off zombie students
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Chris Cochran (left), Marco Lancieri (center) and Oliver Wolf (right) have their Nerf guns at the ready as the three participate in the OSD-organized game of tag played within campus limits.
zombies’ line of fire. She also said the game is limited primarily to Central Mall and Westowne Mall. “All indoor spaces are off-limits as well as streets,” Keblusek said. “We don’t want people running in the street. I think it makes the game more interesting.” Keblusek said she wants the zombies to win the game. Although the game’s website has experienced technical difficulties, preventing the number of zombies reported from being correct, more and more zombies are being spotted across campus. Bradley Zastrow, a sophomore in the College of Arts & Sciences,
said everyone else he registered for the game with has been zombified. He is now avoiding his roommate, brother and friends. “My strategy is just to run,” Zastrow said. Beth Esmay, a freshman in the College of Health Sciences, is using the safe spaces to her advantage. Esmay said her strategy for the game is to stick to the roads and walking in groups. Others are not afraid to run into a zombie. Alex Whalen, a sophomore in the College of Engineering, said although he tries to walk around campus in a group, he has not let the game dictate his day. He also
said things become more exciting Walsh, freshmen in the College of as more humans are zombified. Arts & Sciences and the College “I haven’t let the game affect of Health Sciences, respectively, my routine,” he said. said they have been “If I get turned into a “Seeing everyone run working together to zombie … oh well.” avoid zombies. around with (Nerf Easlyn Edwards, a Wednesday mornblasters) makes me freshman in the Coling, as Chylla and lege of Engineering want to play.” Walsh left class, a and a zombie, said Timmy Kusnierek zombie approached the original zomWalsh. She tried to Sophomore, College of bie tagged her at the the zombie, Business Administration stun first mission. but missed. She said her plan is Chylla was there now to be a stealth zombie. to help and hit the zombie with “If I see a human with their a sock. She said she uses socks back turned, they will be tagged instead of a Nerf blaster because and zombified,” Edwards said. her accuracy is better. Brittany Chylla and Emily Keblusek said because the
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Jesuits: Number of Jesuits declines, mission still clear population and location of a promiHe said that as this hapnent university like Marquette is pened the number of campuses not a coincidence. decreased, and in the early 1990s “Jesuit colleges appeared all the Jesuit presidents created the throughout the United States in Office of Mission and Identity on both small and large cities, but, as campuses across the nation. history shows, those in the smaller The office has hosted all day cities ended up closing,” he said. new-staff orientation in order to “Fordham, Fairfield, Georgetown, educate non-Catholics on Jesuit Loyola College in Baltimore, Gon- history and mission, he said. zaga are all successful Jesuit uniIn 1974, there were 88 priests versities in big cities. Kansas had and two brothers, 57 of them workseveral Jesuit institutions such as ing as administrators and teachers. St. Mary’s Academy and College, According to the Rev. Edward Mabut they closed. There are a number thie, director of Campus Ministry, of incidents of failed however, the 1970s Jesuit endeavors.” were the time of deAs time passed, “Our mission has clining numbers. the prominence of become clearer, more There are currently Marquette’s Catholic- inentional and easier to 47 Jesuits, one schoJesuit campus began grasp as we adjust to lastic and no brothto emerge. Prior to ers at Marquette the decreasing 1970, a Jesuit presiUniversity. dent and an all-Jesuit numbers.” “It is easier to keep board of trustees ran the identity if you The Rev. Edward Mathie campus. After that, have a larger number Director of Campus Ministry they incorporated lay of Jesuits on campeople, which made pus,” Mathie said. for a mix of both Jesuit and non- “But with the lay board we have Jesuit board members. worked on not relying on the presThe Rev. Andrew Thon, former ence of Jesuits but (instead) knowvice president of student affairs and ing the Jesuit mission and living current professor in the College of the mission with the campus as a Education, said the process of go- whole.” ing from solely Jesuit to non-Jesuit Mathie said this is also board members was like transition- because of the Office of ing from a “mom and pop” busi- Mission and Identity. ness to a less personal one. “We make sure the mission “The board of trustees is like the is coming true,” Mathie said. owner of the Jesuit campuses,” “Our mission has become clearThon said. “They select the presi- er, more intentional and easident for Jesuit campuses and make er to grasp as we adjust to the executive decisions.” decreasing numbers.”
game is organized through the Office of Student Development, they reserve the right to cancel the game at any point if there are faculty complaints. Thus far, no one has complained, she said. This year’s game is simply a trial run to see if they will bring it back, Keblusek said. Non-participant Timmy Kusnierek, a sophomore in the College of Business Administration, said he wants the game to return — so he has a chance to be a zombie hunter. “Seeing everyone run around with (Nerf blasters) makes me want to play,” Kusnierek said.
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BABY JANE GOES Cult classic film adapted to MKE stage By Vanessa Harris firstname.lastname@example.org
Off The Wall Theatre is the little engine that could of Milwaukee-area theater companies. Tucked away on Wells Street and not too far from Red Arrow Park, it is not hard to pass by the selftitled “biggest little theater in the Midwest.” There are no flashing lights or giant banners, but what Off The Wall lacks in glitz and glam, it makes up for in heart and dedication. In the lobby, guests can review Off The Wall’s impressive repertoire of posters from past productions, and starting Oct. 27, “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” will be a welcome addition to that list. The stage adaptation of “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” opens just in time for the Halloween season. Off The Wall’s version is based on the 1962 thriller starring Bette Davis and Joan Crawford. As the second show of the 2011-2012 season, “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” serves as a testament to the struggles and accomplishments of the people behind Off The Wall. “Off The Wall is actually kind of an accident,” said Dale Gutzman, artistic director and founder of the theatre. Before starting Off The Wall, Gutzman was close to retiring because of his unfortunate luck with theater at the time. With little money and little motivation to continue in the theater world, a friend suggested starting a small venue where money wouldn’t be an issue. The idea of a venue that
focused on the love of theater and talent, rather than making a profit, soon developed into Off The Wall. In the beginning, none of the actors or staff members were paid, and a strict budget of $100 covered entire productions. Eventually, Off The Wall drew in loyal subscribers and actors from major Milwaukee theater companies who donated their time and talent for the sake of art. Through these hardships, Off The Wall has developed a sense of family that can’t be said for all companies. However, over a decade later, Gutzman says Off The Wall still barely breaks even because all the profit from their shows goes straight towards future productions. Nevertheless, the pros outweigh the cons in a big way for Gutzman and other members of Off The Wall. “It’s been a real labor of love and a great thing to do rather than retire,” said Gutzman. That labor of love is what has kept Off The Wall going for the past 12 years, and what will continue to keep it alive. Their upcoming production of “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” reminds audiences of that very fact. The original film follows the story of aging actresses “Baby” Jane Hudson (Bette Davis) and Blanche Hudson (Joan Crawford). Jane, a once successful child star, cares for her sister Blanche, the finer actress of the two. Blanche’s career outshines Jane’s as they grew older, and causes a great amount of tension between them. In their mansion, Blanche is confined to a wheelchair, the result of
her sister running her over with her car while driving drunk. As their relationship grows apart and Jane’s control over Blanche worsens, their mutual hate for each other comes to a head, and they slowly lose their minds. The biggest challenge for Gutzman was bringing something new to the twisted tale of sibling rivalry people have come to know and love. Audiences needed a fresh take on the cult classic. Actors Jeremy Welter and Mark Hagen bring the extra oomph Gutzman sought out to capture. Welter and Hagen play the characters of both Baby Jane and Blanche, alternating roles at each show. This unique dynamic guarantees that every performance will be different from the last. Two male leads playing two older women gives the production Off The Wall’s signature quirky flare. “Whatever line other companies won’t cross we usually will,” said Welter. “We just don’t have that off button.” Welter has worked with Off The Wall for six years and even wrote a dark, modern stage adaptation of “Alice In Wonderland”
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“Baby” Jane Hudson (right) and older sister Blanche are played by actors Jeremy Welter and Mark Hagen, who alternate roles during each performance. “Whatever Happened to Baby Jane” opens tonight.
last season. Hagen has been with Off The Wall for 11 years. To him, “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” is the perfect balance audiences are looking for. “I like that we can incorporate some humor,” he said. “We made it a well-rounded show and really just want people walking out feeling that it was a great evening.” Both Welter and Hagen have played female roles before, but “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” is different. Even though they are men dressed up as woman, according to Gutzman, audiences could easily believe that Joan Crawford and Bette Davis are on stage. The actors are able to play their characters in a serious tone but also have the ability to make the audience giggle for all the right reasons. “I knew right away that that’s how I wanted to do it,” Gutzman said. “In order for it to work, it had to have something more or different than the movie. Otherwise we’ll just be doing the movie, and what’s the point of that?” Joan Crawford and Bette Davis were often criticized for being masculine women, so Gutzman finds humor in having two men play them on stage. After presenting heavier productions like the anti-war play “Mother Courage” and 19th century classic “The Idiot,” Gutzman decided “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” would provide his audience with the comic relief they needed. “The show is wildly fun,” he said. “There’s not a deep, serious message. Just deep fun played for comedy.” “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” opens at Off The Wall Theatre, 127 E. Wells St., on Oct. 27. It runs through Nov. 6, excluding Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Curtain Times are 7:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 4:30 p.m. on Sundays and 7:30 p.m. and midnight on Saturdays. Tickets are $23.50 for general seating and are available online at offthewalltheatre.com or by phone at 414-327-3552. Marquette students receive a discount for the Nov. 2 performance at $18 a ticket.
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Lee E. Ernst captures the essence of ‘Lombardi’
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Off the field, players Paul Hornung, Jim Taylor and Dave Robinson get fired up about thier coach, Lombardi.
Milwaukee Rep brings Wisconsin legend to life By Jennie Jorgensen email@example.com
Last year, the Green Bay Packers brought the Lombardi Trophy home to Lambeau Field. This fall, the Milwaukee Repertory Theater brings the legendary coach Vince Lombardi home to Wisconsin in “Lombardi.” Although the National Football League’s Super Bowl trophy is named for him, very few know the story of Lombardi the man — his inspirations, passions, ability to drive people to achieve and his quick, booming temper. This is the story “Lombardi” tells. The Rep’s post-Broadway Wisconsin premiere, recently extended through Nov. 20, is based on the book “When Pride Still Mattered: A Life Of Vince Lombardi” by David Maraniss. The play is written by Academy Awardwinner and Wisconsin native Eric Simonson. In “Lombardi,” Look Magazine reporter Michael McCormick, played by the Rep’s Resident Acting Company member Gerard Neugent, travels to Green Bay to write an article about the legendary Packers coach. Hoping for some good press coverage, Vince and Marie Lombardi invite Michael
to stay with them for the week, observe practices and talk to members of the team. Throughout his stay, Michael talks to and observes Marie along with three of Lombardi’s legendary players: Paul Hornung, Jim Taylor and Dave Robinson. He learns about Lombardi’s years as a banker, his religious beliefs and family life, his ascension to the Packers head coachi n g j o b , his relations h i p w i t h h i s players, his signature “power sweep”
play and, of course, his boisterously powerful voice. Angela Iannone, who plays Marie Lombardi, effortlessly manages to recreate the loud-mouthed, tough-loving, Brooklyn-accented wife of a football-obsessed coach. Clearly an audience favorite, Iannone has a wit about her and a sparkle in her eye that exposes exactly who Marie must have been: a woman everyone loved. Marie, portrayed as the refreshing relief from Lombardi’s hot temper, guides Michael on his quest for a wellwritten and carefully researched article. Acting as somewhat of a narrative character, Neugent pushes the play’s action forward, which means the story jumps back and forth in time with flashbacks of the Lombardis’ former years. Two large projector screens help with this process, filling the background of the
Reporter Michael McCormick, played by Gerard Neugent, spends a week with Lombardi, his wife and his team in order to learn everythig he can about the famed coach’s life for a magazine feature.
Milwaukee Rep actor Lee E. Ernst spent months preparing and perfecting every aspect of his role as Packers head coach Vince Lombardi.
Quadracci Pavilion stage and his role, nailing every detail of functioning as partial sets to Lombardi’s mannerisms, stateasily switch between past and ure, jaw line, accent and, most present, practice fields and obviously, his voice — all withLambeau locker rooms. out a slip. Neugent plays the young, Lombardi’s personality is observing journalist well, step- mercurial and tough, yet inspirping out of the spotlight often ing. To make the audience feel in order to allow the unfolding as if they knew the man in a of the story and stepping back 120-minute period on stage is in to narrate his truly a feat. character’s writ- Lombardi’s personality is Ernst caping process for mercurial and tough, yet inspiring. t i v a t i n g l y the audience. To make the audience feel portrays this By the end of as if they knew the man in a essence from the week, his 120-minute period on stage is scene one. character is, fit- truly a feat. By the end tingly, changed of Ernst’s and inspired by performance, the coach in a dramatic way — it is obvious why Lombardi a process Neugent very grace- remains such a powerful, quotfully captures. able legend. Lombardi’s legendary playWith the exception of Neuers Hornung, Taylor and Rob- gent (who plays the only ficinson are recreated by Reese tional character in the play), Madigan, Arthur Lazalde and every actor in this production is Cameron Knight, respec- presented with the task not only tively. Besides their some- to act out a character, but also what lankier-than-a-foot- to resurrect the personalities of ball-player physical stature, real people — people truly bethese three actors precisely loved in the state of Wisconsin. portray the camarade- The cast easily accomplishes rie, dedication and respect this feat with heartwarming ferwhich defined their Packer vor, leaving the audience smilcounterparts. Especially Lazal- ing and ready to watch some de, whose character’s tight re- football. lationship with Lombardi and Packer paraphernalia props concern for the team is revealed aside, the Rep’s production of most extensively, shows the “Lombardi” captures the spirit genuine sincerity and personal- of a winning team, instilled by ity underneath the helmet of a a restlessly devoted coach. He football player. gave people the power and inThe shining gem of the pro- spiration to do things they never duction, however, is none other dreamed possible, he gave the than the Rep’s Resident Act- Packers of the 1960’s the power ing Company member Lee E. to bring home victory and he Ernst as the iconic Vince Lom- gave the Packers of today a trobardi. He truly becomes one in phy to rightfully call their own.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
MU student living his rock ‘n’ roll dreams
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Chris Morales (left) and Tom Shears are striving for a sound that stands out from the crowd with The Living Statues.
Duo fuses simple jam band sound with indie, pop By Liz McGovern firstname.lastname@example.org
While band names can seem random, choosing a name is the first step that sets artists apart from each other. What musicians
choose to call themselves creates their identity. For Chris Morales, a senior in the College of Arts & Sciences, establishing a name for his band was the final step in bringing his musical vision to life. Morales’ band, The Living Statues, is a duo he created with his high school friend, Tom Shears, a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The two played together in a band in high school but created
the duo in 2008. Last summer, the two called themselves simply by their first names — Tom and Chris — but they were looking to develop something further. “We always liked statues. They’re these monuments that stand as a testament to a city or a group of people,” Morales said. “How cool would it be for them to come to life?” Morales said the name came naturally, but the band is still developing its sound. He describes
The Living Statues as rock ‘n’ roll first and foremost, with an indie rock and pop twist. Ultimately, the duo hopes to create a sound which stands out in the music scene. “Imagine the White Stripes spilled their drinks on the Strokes and then got into a scuffle with Kings of Leon. That sounds like us,” Morales said. The duo released their EP “Bad News,” on their website, longlivethestatues.com, on Oct. 8. The EP’s single, “Red Shoes,” has modern lyrics but an older, upbeat electric sound. Reminiscent of Jet’s “Are You Gonna Be My Girl?” the song’s mood is hopeful and fun. The Living Statues is still perfecting its style. Morales said certain songs are geared more towards particular avenues. “While one song may sound like the Strokes, another song may be more like the Killers meets Bruce Springsteen,” Morales said. “We’re setting the field and finding our niche.” While Shears dons a guitar and sings lead vocals, Morales plays the drums, guitar and also provides backup vocals. Their songs can be based off of Morales’ or Shears’ individual thoughts or ideas, but they always work together to co-write each piece. “Though we are a duo, we make a lot of noise for two guys,” Morales said. On Saturday, Dec. 3, The Living Statues will open for the band Walk the Moon at Bay View’s Club Garibaldi, 2501 S. Superior St. Walk the Moon has toured with Weezer and Panic! At The
Disco. “It’ll give us exposure to a different crowd, by meeting bands and talking to them,” Morales said. The venue is not just a local music scene but also showcases nationally recognized bands like Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros. Morales emphasized the importance of cultivating a music scene on Marquette’s campus, where original “garage-bands” are absent. “We live in such a diverse city. Marquette does a good job in promoting artistic diversity. We have that connection to MIAD (Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design), and people utilize that avenue, but it still needs to develop,” Morales said. “It’s important as a student body to generate artistic people.” While Morales appreciates the arts, he will graduate spring semester with a science degree. He may be a biology major who works as a lab assistant, but that does not mean he’s not serious about pursuing music. “People have asked me, ‘What are you going to do with that biology degree?’ I’m not sure, and I think that’s okay,” Morales said. Morales is considering living with Shears post-graduation, possibly teaching or getting a job in a medical laboratory and taking the band from there. “We will get respective jobs, pursue music on the weekends and see where it takes us,” Morales said. “You don’t put all this work into a band unless you want to take it seriously.”
Thursday, October 27, 2011
Don’t let your Halloween plans stress you out
Sarah Elms Halloween was the best holiday when we were kids. We got to dress up in fun costumes, scare the crap out of our younger siblings and neighbors and stay up past our bedtimes counting every single piece of candy obtained during the trick-or-treating ritual. Now that we’re in college and legal adults, Halloween has unfortunately lost its allure. Sure, college students still like eating candy and getting spooked, and who doesn’t love a good costume party? But when you really boil it down, Halloween is stressful. Let me lay it out for you. If you’re under 21, you’re likely trying to organize a party since you legally can’t hit the bar scene. But on this campus, if you’re not 21 yet you probably still live in a dorm and soon realize that hosting a rager in
McCormick this weekend might not be the best idea. With that option out the window, your next best choice is to figure out if there are any parties happening on campus that you and your friends could crash, all while scrambling to put together a costume that is both clever and slutty — but not too slutty, of course. Sound exhilarating? Maybe you should just stay in, pop in a few scary movies and chow down on your favorite candy instead. If you’re 21 or older, you’re also rushing to figure out a clever and not-too-slutty costume. And who has time for that between all the papers and exams that inevitably pop up after fall break? I mean, really, didn’t we just have midterms? Once you decide on an outfit, the focus shifts to how exactly you are going to celebrate. Option one: Pay an expensive cover charge to get into some bar with a costume contest and Halloween trivia and order overpriced, orange-tinted drinks while avoiding the creeper dressed as a serial killer (it is a costume, right?). Option two: Skip out on the bar scene and host your own party. While this is a fun alternative to a night on the town, it takes a lot of planning, and cleaning up
in the morning is always a blast. alternatives besides your average You also weigh the risk of host- party. Check out the Riverside Theing underage individuals at your shindig, which could put you in ater’s Haunted History Tour Frian uncomfortable situation if a day night. Tickets are $25, and squad of officers dressed in MPD with that you get a behind-theoutfits — and I don’t mean the scenes tour of the Riverside’s kind you can buy at Halloween haunted history, free beer, soda and Pizza Shuttle pizza, the Express — show up. See what I mean? There is all chance to record and hear perthis pressure to do something sonal paranormal experiences in “The Ghost Story out of the Project,” a personal ordinary And while it is definitely fun to to cele- dress up and drink orange punch, tarot reading and Hunters” brate this it might be more worth your time “Ghost Live tickets for the s p o o k y and energy to spend your beer h o l i - money on something else this year. January event at the Riverside. Eventday. And goers are encouraged while it to attend in costume. is defiAnother fun option is the ghost nitely fun to dress up and drink orange punch, it might be more tour through the Third Ward. It worth your time and energy to gives you a chance to learn about spend your beer money on some- the history, folklore and modern thing else this year. If watch- paranormal reports of this Miling “Ghost Adventures” and waukee community and is also munching on candy corn doesn’t likely to freak you out, no matter do it for you, there are other how nerdy it may seem.
The Milwaukee Ballet is also presenting “Dracula,” and theaters throughout town are proudly showing Halloweeninspired productions. I recommend “Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?” at Off The Wall Theatre, the preview of which you can read on page 10 of this issue. And there is always the famed “Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Oriental Theatre Friday and Saturday nights at midnight. It’s the longest running showing in the world, and you might feel out of place if you aren’t dressed in costume. No matter how you celebrate Halloween this year, don’t let it stress you out. Dress up, get silly and eat lots of candy, but give one of these party alternatives a shot. It may not be how you expected to spend your Halloween, but it will definitely be a scary-good time. email@example.com
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Old tricks are no treat in ‘Paranormal Activity 3’
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‘Paranormal Activity 3’ hit theaters just in time for the Halloween season.
Horror film series too predictable third time around By Matt Mueller firstname.lastname@example.org
It seemed so innocent in the beginning. When the first “Paranormal Activity” came out all those years ago in 2009, it was a
breath of fresh air to the horror genre. No longer did intricate death traps and gore rule the Halloween film season. Instead, horror became about bluetinged handheld footage, nameless casts, subtle details and production budgets that could barely cover the catering costs on most film sets. Two years and over $200 million later, “Paranormal Activity 3” hits theaters. Unfortunately, with only three films under its belt, the once-original series has
become as stale and repetitive introduces one clever trick to as the gory horror franchises it the series, though. In a stroke replaced. of genius, the stepdad attaches Since most of the characters a camera to a rotating fan. The from the first films are now ei- camera slowly pans from the ther dead or possessed, the third living room to the kitchen, then installment logically heads back back again. It’s a cool idea that to the ’80s. Katie and Kristi builds suspense, but Joost and (Chloe Csengery and Jessica Schulman never fully utilize the Tyler Brown) are now children technique to its scare-producliving with their mom (Lauren ing potential. Instead, it’s just Bittner) and stepdad (Christo- another vehicle for lame jump pher Nicholas Smith). Oh, and scares, something “Paranormal Toby, the demon who lives in Activity 3” has plenty of. a small cove upstairs and takes Writer Christopher B. Landdiscomfiting interest in the on shares the directors’ lack young girls. of interest in tampering with Of course, the the series’ stepdad works as blueprint. a wedding videog- Unfortunately, with only three Much like rapher, so when films under its belt, the oncethe previthe doors start un- original series has become as ous film, expectedly slam- stale and repetitive as the gory the mom ming, he imme- horror franchises it replaced. frustratdiately whips out ingly rethe camera to find fuses to the source of the believe haunting. in the demon despite her husThe rest of “Paranormal band’s pleading and the fact that Activity 3” follows the tried- her children are literally runand-true formula of the previ- ning into an invisible specter. ous films. It consists of creepy Landon’s “twist” ending also nighttime footage of slowly comes as a disappointment, proescalating ghost behavior with viding very little surprise and some daytime scenes thrown in even fewer scares. to give the audience time to deWhile “Paranormal Activcompress. ity 3” may not produce many Directors Henry Joost and Ar- screams, it has plenty of nailiel Schulman, who got the job biting, grab-the-person-nextwith their work on the Facebook to-you intensity. The series has documentary “Catfish,” don’t always been known for its trehave much to add to what audi- mendous build-up — the first ences have seen before. Once movie’s lone scare scene was again, a person with a demon its last. The latest installment face makes an aggressive hop at keeps this tradition going. Each the camera, and the ghost uses scene slowly builds on top of the kitchen to make his presence the last, slowly increasing the loudly known. It’s all becoming audience’s heart rate at the same rather rote and predictable. The time. series could at least use some The film, however, never other rooms, like maybe the ga- truly delivers on its tremendous rage, for variety’s sake. build-up. It’s a horrible tease, The duo of directors not horrifying. The only people
who will lose sleep from “Paranormal Activity 3” are its producers, who will have to come up with something a lot better for the inevitable “Para-fourmal Activity.”
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MUSG Diversity Initiative marks campus progress
Thursday, October 27, 2011
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At the Rev. Scott Pilarz’s first student forum, many issues were rightfully brought up as areas that need improvement. We believe one point, in particular, is an essential but underaddressed campus issue: the lack of diversity. Pilarz did acknowledge the diversity already present on campus as well as our continuous room for improved diversity. Because of the recognized lack of diversity in ethnicity, religion and sexual orientation, Marquette Student Government has initiated a Diversity Initiative roundtable series to better consider all segments of the student community — even those who are low percentages of the campus population — when making decisions that affect students. Tuesday marked the first of three discussions with the underrepresented student groups on campus. MUSG’s discussions focus specifically on issues surrounding race, sexual orientation and religion but are open to considering issues considering any type of diversity on campus. We think that such efforts are appropriate, especially considering the undeniable homogeneity of campus. Encouraging various underrepresented minorities on campus to vocalize their concerns is always beneficial. The concerns specifically with racial, sexual orientation and religious diversity are accurately founded according to university statistics, which tell a compelling story. According to the Office of Information and Research’s annual Common Data Set report, 6,283 out of 8,387 total undergraduates identify themselves as “white, nonHispanic,” whereas 604 identify as “Hispanic,” 400 as “Black or African American, non-Hispanic,” 24 as “American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic,” 313 as “Asian, non-Hispanic, 149 as “two or more races, non-hispanic” and 360 identify as “race and/or ethnicity unknown.” Religious affiliation is not tracked in the CDS but is recorded in the 2011 Senior Survey, completed by 45 percent of graduates. According to the survey, 65 percent identified as “Catholic,” 16 percent as “other Christian religion,” 3 percent as “other nonChristian religion” and 13 percent “I do not have a religious affiliation” with 4 percent choosing not to indicate an affiliation. Likewise, in OIR’s Senior Survey 94 percent identified themselves as “heterosexual,” 1 percent as “bisexual” and
1 percent as “gay/lesbian” with 4 percent choosing not to disclose any sexual orientation. According to the most recent 2010 National Survey of Student Engagement, Marquette freshmen and seniors are generally concerned about handling such diversity — or lack thereof — on campus but recognize that we are making an effort, although there remains room for improvement. For instance, when rating on a scale of 1 (never) to 4 (very often), freshmen averaged 2.92 and seniors averaged 2.84 when asked if their academic experiences “included diverse perspectives ... in class discussions or writing assignments.” In the same survey, rating institutional environment on a scale of 1 (very little) to 4 (very much), and environment “encouraging contact among students from different economic, social and racial or ethnic backgrounds” was rated 2.86 by freshmen and 2.63 by seniors. All these statistics indicate a clear need to incorporate more discussions of diversity into our academic and campus environment. The MUSG roundtables are a good start to changing this perspective. However, three discussions will not automatically solve the lack of diversity on campus — and MUSG recognizes this. The short-term sessions will hopefully lead to a complete report that the university can consider in solving more long-term issues of creating a more diverse campus as well as listening, understanding and acting upon the input of currently underrepresented groups. Moreover, the reports that will hopefully result should be taken seriously by the administration. It should recognize such efforts and student advocacy on campus. Clearly, students are concerned about the lack of diversity and are willing to take small steps to come up with more engagement among majority and minority groups. The administration should be just as invested in the process. We think that approaching such discussions as a starting point for future, largescale and long-term initiatives is prudent and realistic. We should not stop our advocacy with several roundtable discussions. We students should recognize the issue of diversity on campus is something that we must consider and be active in tackling, whether at a personal level or a more involved university level.
Annie Richmond borrowed my bike almost two months ago, and I haven’t seen it since. Which is a shame, because since school started, the weather has been phenomenal — perfect bike riding weather. The air is crisp, the sky is blue and the leaves are radiantly colored. Luckily, I have been too busy to notice my bike’s absence as of late. Two teams I liked were competing to go to the World Series, my room can’t seem to stay clean and, oh yeah, those pesky things called midterms, which have continued even after grades were technically due. Since the weather was still nice on Monday, I decided to ease some tension and get some fresh air. Only 12 hours removed from fall break, and I needed another one. Without a bike, my only refuge was a quick walk through the upperclassmen neighborhood. As I strolled down 15th Street, I breathed in the fresh air. The Milwaukee stench was mild, and the smell of changing seasons was unsullied by the city. The sky was bright enough for sunglasses despite being overcast and the trees popped against the gray background. For minutes at a time, I worried not a bit about the papers and test due this week. The harsh deadlines of applications seemed fainter, and the five meetings I needed to attend later in the evening completely escaped my mind. Fall was full, but the walk was relaxing my tension. Then my phone beeped reminding me I actually do have responsibilities. Resigned, I checked my messages, looking down for the first time since I dropped my backpack off at home. That’s when I saw it. Right in front of a row of apartments: Litter everywhere. Not just an
abandoned beer can or two, but sprinklings of red Solo cups, Jimmy John’s wrappers and junk lining the sidewalk. It was gross. The luster of autumn beauty wore off as I began to notice the inordinate amount of garbage strewn along Kilbourn. I had assumed the crunch under my feet to be dried leaves, not trash. The gray sky mirrored the muddle underfoot. And I began to realize that we are totally trashing our neighborhood. On my way back to Marquette-owned property, I noticed that there was far less litter. I’m not insinuating underclassmen are more environmentally conscious — I have a feeling most of the abandoned alcohol containers outside of houses and apartments were theirs. But our grounds crew obviously does an awesome job of picking up after us. Because, apparently, we are slobs. Where the campus-owned property lines are marked is the ever-important distinction between under- and upperclassmen. My latest revelation is that it also divides squalor from a cleanliness we take for granted. It is one thing to be living in a pit, but it is quite another when the garbage spills out of the house and onto the streets — especially since beyond Wells, these streets do not have garbage cans. The most horrifying part is that had I been on a bike, I would have never noticed the filth! I would have kept ignorantly enjoying the beauty at eye-level and higher, even though the sidewalks resembled a dump. Maybe we forget to notice the litter in our urban campus. But amid the myriad of red, orange and yellow leaves littering the ground, we have a real litter problem on our hands. We need to start taking some responsibility here — disposing of garbage is really not that difficult. Yes, it would be helpful if we had trash cans on every corner. But we can keep our neighborhood clean easily enough. Take pride in where we live and resist the urge to mess it up. And, Annie, any time you want to return my bike, you know where to find me. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Thursday, October 27, 2011
Keep negative opinons about Tebow to yourself opinions and feelings of hatred. Packers fans watch Bears games just to make sure Chicago loses. Cubs fans go out of their way to remind Milwaukee fans when the Brewers lose. It’s called misplaced hate, and it’s rampant in this region. I’m not saying I don’t have inklings of it myself, but that it’s strongly pronounced here. It was a culture shock. Ian Yakob And don’t give me that hogwash about my hometown Philadelphia fans throwI’m feeling meta again, so bear with me. ing snowballs at Santa Claus. The snowI really dislike how writing columns forces storm that day was so bad the halftime me into having opinions about things. See, parade float with Santa couldn’t make it there’s another one, I’m doing it again. out, so a 20-year-old fan in a Santa suit ran It’s off-putting. I feel like I’m yelling. onto the field near the cheerleaders. It was I don’t like pushing opinions and round- only natural to pelt him with snowballs. ing off sweeping generalizations one Now you know. after another. If Brewers fans were rational, they’d love Yet as deadlines approach, I gravitate. the Cubs for the mere fact that they never For the most part, I don’t think I have win the big ticket. They are dependable lossuper strong opinions to ers. Don’t hate. begin with; that’s why There’s no room for you to everything you get from There’s no room for you hate other teams if you love me comes with levity. to hate other teams if you your own team with all your Of course I have preferlove your own team with heart. No room. ences – everyone does This sporting example of – but politicking and all your heart. No room. misplaced hate is something soap-boxing aren’t my I’ve been dying to bring up, but favorite hobbies. I felt like I had to go enough Nonetheless, I’m now weeks without mentioning anyrequired to have an opinion about opinions. thing sports-related first. Fine. I think some people throw opinions If I had my good pal Erik Schmidt’s colaround too loosely and often misuse them. umn over on page 16, this would be old A great example of this is how sports news. I don’t mean to call Erik out, but I do. fandom in the Midwest includes strong Just look at him. He probably took that
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mug shot 20 times before he let them use Tebow is the only NFL player who believes one. Oh yeah, and that “Pukey Pants” line in Jesus. I used awhile back was in reference to him In a way, Tebow is kind of like Jesus too, so if you see any “Dumpy McDumped- with all this persecution (although vastly ersons” in his column, I’m your man. relative). And this Broncos team places less I’m sure Schmidt loves this extra atten- talent around him than any team he’s ever tion, being the longest-tenured Tribune col- been on. Not to mention they just shipped umnist. Yet, I’m the only one who remem- out his only established receiver. They set bers to spell his name him up to fail while creating the ilproperly. Everybody lusion of giving him a chance. else seems to forget To paint a new picture, I wrote The world’s greatest three very specific let- target of misplaced hate most of this before Sunday, so I ters in his last name. was watching the game in hopes of is the one and only ... Tim substantiating my column. When Figure it out and get back to me. There’s Tebow. the comeback started, I was gono truth to that, but it ing berserk. Screaming at the TV, was well-contrived, doing push-ups, making sure the so it’s staying. neighbors weren’t watching, etc. You see what I did there? I pretended And thank Jesus — I mean, Tebow — I to mock Erik because of my hidden jeal- mean … Yeah, Tebow — that the Broncos ousy over him getting to talk about sports finally had to be aggressive at the end. For every week. the first 50 minutes, their offensive play That’s just another tiny example of calling was so wildly conservative, you’d misplaced hate, which leads me to the think offensive coordinator McCoy’s playbiggest example. book was the constitution. The world’s greatest target of misplaced Sure enough, once you let the kid off the hate is the one and only ... Tim Tebow. leash, he got the Bronco’s first franchise I wanted to be Tebow for Halloween, but win in Miami. It was spectacular no matter I can’t even pretend to be that awesome. how bad the Dolphins are. For some reason, more than half of sports #BringTebowToMadness. Start trending. fans abhor the guy, and I’ll tell you why: But first, one last opinion: I’d rather have People don’t want to believe. They hate him Tim Tebow than Jay Cutler. I would not, because he’s too good to be true. however, choose Tebow over Aaron RodgThe guy is a winner, but people unjustly ers. Don’t be ridiculous. wrote him off before he graduated. And for those deterred by his faith, it’s not like firstname.lastname@example.org
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The Marquette Tribune Thursday, October 27, 2011
Flat-footed start leads to 3-0 setback
Win over Pittsburgh on Saturday needed for division crown By Matt Trebby Special to the Tribune
If the No. 5/2 Connecticut Huskies wanted an opportunity to win the Big East’s Blue Division, they had to beat the Marquette Golden Eagles (8-7-2, 6-2-0 Big East) at Joseph Morrone Stadium on Wednesday night in Storrs, Conn. They succeeded. Sophomore forward Mamadou Diouf led the way to a 3-0 victory with two goals and an assist. In a surprising move, Big East Preseason Co-Offensive Player of the Year Tony Cascio started on the bench for Connecticut. Freshman Allando Matheson started in his place, and gave the Huskies the lead with a goal in the ninth minute. Diouf played a low cross in from the right wing that Matheson put into the back of the net. The Huskies (14-1-2, 5-12) doubled their lead in the 20th minute when Diouf headed home junior midfielder Stephane Diop’s cross from the left wing for his ninth goal of the season. Marquette coach Louis Bennett knew his team would have to come out well against Connecticut, which extended its undefeated streak to 14-0-0 when it scores first. “We knew the first 25 minutes would be really important in this game,” Bennett said. “I don’t think we were quite up to speed. We gave the ball away quite a bit, and we were just a day late and a dollar short.” Sophomore defender Eric
Pothast said the team didn’t start the game the way it wanted to. “We always want to come out with a good foot forward and take the game to the other team,” Pothast said. “Conceding two soft goals at the beginning of the game put us on the back foot early.” In the 55th minute, the Senegalese duo combined for Connecticut’s third goal when Diop played Diouf through on goal from the left wing. Diouf finished under Check’s legs from 12 yards out, and sealed the result for the hosts. Connecticut’s attacking players didn’t stay in the same place for very long, rotating all around the field throughout. Pothast said their movement put Marquette’s defense in tough positions. “One second they’d be in the middle, the next second they’d be out wide,” Pothast said. “You want to stay tight to your other central defender, but at the same time account for the forward out wide. It was a difficult game.” Marquette’s two best chances came through senior midfielder Amilcar Herrera. In the first half, Herrera was on a breakaway with a defender on his shoulder, and shot over the goal from 15 yards out, with freshman goalkeeper Andre Blake charging out at him. In the second, Herrera got on the end of a cross from the right and had his shot go off senior defender Nickardo Blake’s face then off the post. The loss marked the third time on the season that Marquette has been shut out. The Golden Eagles had the highest goals per game average amongst Blue Division teams but played a Connecticut team that has only conceded five goals on the season. A draw against Connecticut would have clinched at least
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Sophomore defender Eric Pothast was not happy that the defense allowed two goals early in a 3-0 loss at Connecticut.
a share of the division crown for the Golden Eagles. With the loss, Marquette will have to defeat the Pittsburgh Panthers Saturday night at Valley Fields if it wants to win the Blue Division. “If we lose or draw at home to Pittsburgh, we don’t deserve to win the league,” senior midfielder Calum Mallace said.
Men’s basketball brief
On Wednesday evening, the Marquette men’s basketball team received its fourth commitment of the 2012 recruiting class: 6-foot-10 Aaron Durley. Durley, a native of Houston, Texas, tweeted out his commitment at about 8:15 p.m. Central Time: “Well guys.... I just committed to Marquette University tonite!!! #ItsOfficial.” Durley plays at George Bush High School in Fort Bend, Texas, the same school that redshirt junior
center Chris Otule attended. “I just thought that Marquette was the best fit for me,” Durley told Scout.com. “They do a great job of developing big men and they have a very good program up there.” Texashoop.com wrote, “His overall agility and touch will need to improve as he prepares for ball at the next level.” The other three members of the 2012 recruiting class are forward Jamal Ferguson, guard T.J. Taylor and forward Steve Taylor.
Big East still king ... for now Beyer, Jones are the perfect match Erik Schmidt Right now, the Big East is in such a state of apocalyptic chaos that the only thing we haven’t seen yet is players transforming into brain-eating zombies. The last few weeks have been pure anarchy, with the future of the conference looking desolate at best. Pittsburgh and Syracuse are going to the ACC. West Virginia and Louisville might be going to the Big 12. What gives? When did the Big East turn into the funny smelling kid at school who eats glue and shoves crayons up his nose? And when did every other place turn into the pretty girl? It’s been a confounding and painful development to see one of the most prolific conferences in the nation reduced to rubble, to see Goliath’s legs being chopped off one at a time. But then the Coaches Poll came out, and at least for a day things
returned to normal. Despite all The thing is, with the way teams of the turmoil and backstabbing have been clamoring to leave you and money grubbing, the Big would never know the Big East East is still the Big East. is any better than the Mountain The conference has six teams West. Seriously, passengers on in the top 25, which is the most the Titanic didn’t jump ship as in the country. Count ‘em up: fast some of these teams. Plagues Connecticut, Syracuse, Lou- have gotten more respect. isville, Pittsburgh, Marquette Obviously, the real culprit here and Cincinnati. That’s called is football. It’s more popular, dominance. That’s called we’re more marketable and brings in the better than you. cheddar in ways that basketball Of course, this is nothing new. can’t comprehend. That’s why The Big East has owned college teams like Syracuse and Pittsbasketball like burgh fled to a cold-hearted The conference has six teams in greener paslandlord for the the top 25, which is the most in the tures. last five years, That’s why country...That’s called dominance. culminating in a the Big East is record-setting ef- That’s called we’re better than you. a dead man fort last season walking. that saw a stagThe only gering 11 teams reach the NCAA option we have is to enjoy Big Tournament and Connecticut be- East basketball while we still can, ing crowned the eventual champs. because before we know it, MarOther conferences, even quette’s schedule might be eerily vaunted ones like the ACC and similar to the days of Conference Big Ten, simply can’t keep up USA. The days of playing three with the Big East men. And or four ranked teams at home are don’t even get me started on the numbered. women’s side, where the lady But not this year. For at Huskies are so thorough in their least one more season, the Big dominance, the powers that be East is king, and we get to see should have the championship our Golden Eagles face off trophy gift-wrapped and sent to See King, page 20 Storrs every year.
Two seniors have each picked up 1,000 career kills By Mark Strotman firstname.lastname@example.org
Senior outside hitters Ashley Beyer and Ciara Jones took two different paths to get to Marquette, use two different styles of play in their attack and lead the Golden Eagles in different ways on the court. But for Marquette’s premiere attackers, there is one striking similarity both can relish: the milestone of 1,000 kills. October saw Beyer and Jones become the 10th and 11th players in the program’s history to accomplish the feat, but both took different paths to reach the milestone. A foot injury caused Jones to miss 14 games her freshman year, limiting her to just 73 kills, and Beyer missed out on a full year before transferring from Kishwaukee Junior College in Illinois. Both admitted milestones and career goals never
entered their mind early in the careers, but 1,000 kills seemed to be a stretch after 2008. As the Golden Eagles continued to improve, so did Beyer and Jones. In their sophomore years, Jones continued her progression with 236 kills while Beyer, playing for the first time in a Marquette uniform, racked up 381 kills. 2010 was a major turning point for both players in their quest for 1,000 kills, with Jones improving her hit percentage by 6 percent and racking up 379 kills. Beyer was just as good, leading the Golden Eagles with 414 kills and being named to the All-Big East first team. “I really just focused on the little things,” Jones said. “My hitting wasn’t going to go anywhere, so I needed to learn how to do all these other things, and I think I became really consistent after my sophomore year, just a year of learning. And junior year was time to go.” Beyer admitted she was much more comfortable in Marquette’s offense See Match, page 20
Thursday, October 27, 2011
TRIBUNE Player of the Week
Freshman Striker the stats
Goals...........................3 Shots...........................5 Shots on goal..............3 Women’s Soccer vs. Notre Dame 1 p.m.
Men’s Basketball Haunted Hoops 5:30 p.m.
30 Women’s Soccer vs. Notre Dame - 1 p.m.
Men’s Soccer vs. Pittsburgh– 7:05 p.m.
Cross Country Big East Championships
29 Women’s Volleyball at Pittsburgh - 1 p.m.
Women’s Volleyball at West Virginia - 1 p.m.
the facts On Saturday, C. Nortey continued his impressive run as a freshman in arguably the toughest conference in college soccer. The midfielder-converted-striker tallied his seventh, eighth and ninth goals of the season Saturday evening in a 3-0 victory over Seton Hall. His nine goals on the season are the most scored by an individual player during coach Louis Bennett’s Marquette tenure.
Men’s Basketball Men’s Golf at at Cincinnati - 1 p.m. Pacific Invitational
Golf is just the beginning
Bailey stresses six core values to golfers on and off course By Trey Killian email@example.com
Since starting his tenure as Marquette’s golf coach last fall, Steve Bailey has tried to build a team culture extending far beyond the 18th hole. “The biggest thing we are trying to develop here is building character as not only golfers but young men,” Bailey said. “I want them to know that there’s so much more to life than the golf bubble they’re in.” Bailey is a firm believer in what he calls the six core values: perspective, character, preparation, commitment, perseverance and service. According to Bailey, these values must be exercised to their fullest extent every day in order for them to impact each player’s life on and off the course.
Bailey stresses keeping things in perspective so that no matter how difficult things get on the golf course, his players remember the fortunate position they’re in. “To play college golf is a privilege and we always have our guys remind themselves of that,” Bailey said. “They have to always remember that they are representing Marquette University, and it’s an honor to play for this team. There’s a lot more to it than just birdies and bogeys.” The service Bailey requires of his players heavily reflects the team’s culture. Rather than choosing a set-in-stone organization to work with each year, he keeps his players involved by allowing them to make their own choices. “Each player has a month of the year that they are responsible for a volunteer activity,” Bailey said. “We want the guys to go out and take ownership of whatever is in their heart and have the rest of the team show up to support it.” Senior Matt Haase based the first of these service outings in
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Coach Steve Bailey lets players select their service opportunities.
2011 on his love for the outdoors by having the team pull weeds and remove a drainage pipe at the Hawthorn Glen Outdoor Education Center. Haase said Bailey’s implementation of these core values through projects has helped set Bailey apart from other golf coaches that he had played under. “He’s much more organized and in tune with his players’ needs and their lives,” Haase said. “He really cares about us as people and not just our golf games.” Assistant coach David Merkow, who played for Bailey at Northwestern, has noticed the consistencies between the culture he created there and the one he is still building at Marquette. “We are absolutely on the same page, and that’s what lets us have such a great working relationship,” Merkow said. “So much of what we’re trying to get our players to do is be their own coaches, both specifically with their golf game, much like Steve (Bailey) taught me to do and also be good examples for them to base their lives on.” Though it is far from easy for a sport like golf to gain significant face time on a basketball-crazy campus, Bailey believes that through the same perseverance he has preached from the start will help the program gain a more prominent place on campus. “We’re not filling 19,000 seats for our golf tournaments, and we don’t play an event on campus or host a local event so it’s tough to become as known,” Bailey said. “If we continue to put in the hard work, though, then our guys will get the recognition they deserve.”
What red-blooded male — and, increasingly, female — doesn’t love playing fantasy sports? Not only does it give participants an opportunity to run their own dream team, it gives them a reason to watch even the crappiest, most meaningless game. If you are one of those advanced players who likes to up the ante by putting some greenbacks on the games, it adds a very real dimension to fantasy. And if you are a pig farmer from Idaho, fantasy might just be your ticket to early retirement. At least it will be for Lindy Hinkelman, the 59-year-old pig farmer who has collected over $300,000 in earnings from playing fantasy baseball the past three years. Hinkelman takes part in the
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National Fantasy Baseball Championship every year, paying the $1,400 entry fee to enter, and has won the $100,000 grand prize twice, becoming the contests’ sole participant to do so. Making this story even stranger, he said he doesn’t have a smartphone, uses the Internet sparingly and only uses paper when he goes to the live draft in Las Vegas. “Raising pigs and this baseball thing really go together,” he told the New York Times. I bet a certain team from Chicago wishes it wouldn’t have hired Theo Epstein to be its president now. After all, who better to reverse a goat curse than a pig farmer? firstname.lastname@example.org
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Thursday, October 27, 2011
MU draws desperate team Big East provides daunting task
matches, dating back to a 4-1 loss at Marquette on Sept. 30, 2005. This is not the same team that won the national championship last year, but one that will provide a stern test if Marquette is to advance to its fourth consecutive Big East Championship tournament semifinal. Marquette has won nine matches in a row after a 3-1 setback at West Virginia (14-4-0, 10-1-0 Big East) on Sept. 18 and has not lost at Valley Fields in 19 straight games. The Golden Eagles beat Notre Dame 3-2 in overtime on Sept. 25, getting a game-winning goal from sophomore midfielder Taylor Madigan just 18 seconds into the extra frame. It was Marquette’s second win in eight tries against Notre Dame. For Marquette to win again, the team will have to keep the same mindset it has had all year. “We go in and we’re ready to win every game, it doesn’t matter who we play,” junior forward Lisa Philbin said. “We’ve come to a point in our season where it’s like ‘who’s next, we’re going to take them.’” It appears that Notre Dame has finally found its identity in goal, having tried to replace All-American Nikki Weiss with a combination of junior Maddie Fox and freshmen Jennifer Jasper and Sarah Voigt early in the season. Fox has been the hot hand as of late. She’s allowed just four goals in the past seven games and leads the conference in save percentage (.817) and is second in goals allowed per game (0.79) in the 14 matches she has appeared in. Notre Dame has allowed 21 Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics goals in 18 games, compared to the 13 it allowed in 25 games last year. Junior forward Lisa Philbin thinks the team has the perfect mindset. The Irish have had 11 players score at least one goal this year, Melissa Henderson, who over- paling in comparison to Martook sophomore forward Maegan quette’s 18 players who have Kelly (14) for the Big East lead scored, but have more weapons in goals with 17. than just Henderson. Henderson also Freshman leads the con- “We go in and we’re ready to win forward Lauference in shots every game, it doesn’t matter who ren Bohaboy By Michael LoCicero (70), points (41) and senior dewe play.We’ve come to the point firstname.lastname@example.org and is tied for fender Jessica third in assists where it’s like ‘who’s next, we’re going S c h u v e i l l e r to take them.’ ” It’s difficult to beat a team twice (seven). each have “She (Henin the same season. It’s even more Lisa Philbin scored six Junior Forward goals, difficult when that team is the de- derson) is one while of the top one fending national champions. s o p h o That will be Marquette’s (17- or two attackmore for2-0, 10-1-0 Big East) task Sun- ers in the country, but they also ward Adriana Leon has five day when it hosts Notre Dame have other girls who can score. tallies on the year. (9-6-3, 6-3-2 Big East) in the And I think they’ll be betIf the Fighting Irish do not win quarterfinals of the Big East ter than they were last time we Sunday, they may not make the played them,” coach Markus NCAA Tournament for the first Championship tournament. In their last match, Friday, the Roeders said. time since 1992, so the Golden Prior to a 1-0 loss to LouFighting Irish downed DePaul (314-1, 1-9-1 Big East) 5-1, getting isville on Sept. 16, the Irish See Desperate, page 20 four goals from senior forward won 62 straight conference
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The Marquette cross-country teams return to the E.P. “Tom” Sawyer State Park in Louisville, Ky., for the Big East Championships Saturday, looking to use an earlier race at the same course to their competitive advantage. On Oct. 1, both the men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the Greater Louisville Classic at the same park. They believe the experience will yield dividends come Saturday. “I think seeing the course has helped us a lot,” sophomore Hannah Frett said. “We know where the start and finish lines are, and although it was only a 5k last time and it’s 6k this time, we still know the course and it will help us.” The conference championship represents the first in a successive string of important races for the Golden Eagles, followed by the NCAA Great Lakes Regional and the NCAA National Championships. Since cross-country is scored by adding the finishing totals of each school’s top-five runners, the lower the team’s total the better. Junior Patrick Maag expects the nine men’s runners selected to answer the call of their coach. “Earlier in the week, coach (Mike Nelson) sent out an email with a video of our lowest point total at a conference race,” Maag said. “I think that we can do even better than that this year. There are good teams in the Big East, but we’re shooting for our lowest point total ever.” Nelson, however, believes it is important for his runners to “run within” themselves. “Going out way too hard and leaving yourself vulnerable is not a good plan,” he said. “It would be pretty silly, and it’s
one thing we’re working on. We just want to focus on running our own race, internally.” Nelson said the experience of seniors Blake Johnson and Peter Bolgert allows the men to be more successful pacing themselves during the race. The women’s team is amid a struggle over leadership, but Nelson believes the inter-competition allows the team to push itself harder in important races. “Honestly, I have no idea who will lead the women’s team,” Nelson said. “We have several athletes who have come up in later races, and athletes who have been running well all year. Good inter-team competition helps at the meets though. There’s a very good chance that someone new could lead us this weekend.” Yet Nelson concluded that he is confident in his female seniors, coming off their best race last weekend, to lead the women successfully. “We know we have the powerhouse cross-country teams in the Big East. But we believe that we can be in the top half of the conference,” Frett said. Last year the women finished 10th while the men placed eighth at Syracuse’s Jamesville Beach Park. But Maag believes this year can be different. “I’m excited for this weekend because I have the opportunity to knock off my (personal record),” he said. “And if we maximize our potential in this race and perform better and we can be around the top.” If Maag needed more motivation, he’s assured to hear at least one encouraging voice from an opposing school: his sister. Annamarie Maag, a freshman at Georgetown, will compete Saturday. Patrick – who has raced against his older brother Peter, a senior at Princeton – is excited to see his younger sister. “There will be little bit of trash talk, but it’ll be mostly friendly,” he said with a laugh. “I wish the best for her. And I hope she does the same for me.”
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Match: Production increased with comfort King: Future appears bleak, present still bright against the nation’s very best. We get to see redshirt junior center Chris Otule guard the behemoth known as Andre Drummond of Connecticut. We get to see senior guard Darius Johnson-Odom out duel Pittsburgh’s senior guard Ashton Gibbs. We get to see Marquette play the best
of the best, one last time. So enjoy it fanatics, for it’s going to be short-lived. The future of Big East athletics might be bleak, but one thing’s for sure, the present is still alive and kicking. firstname.lastname@example.org
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Desperate: Fox stabilized shaky goalkeeper situation Photo courtesy of Marquette Athletics
Senior outside hitter Ashley Beyer is second on the team with 285 kills and has racked up 199 digs.
last season, which yielded more kills and more wins. “I felt a lot more comfortable with the team,” Beyer said. “And in your second year, you get to know everyone a lot better. Last year, everything was put together really well, and we were playing really well.” Each has been instrumental in the success of the other. Beyer has helped the powerful-hitting Jones with her shot placement, with Jones helping Beyer stay focused and regaining energy on the
court after tough stretches. “They each help each other in different ways,” coach Bond Shymansky said. “They’re not afraid to keep each other in check, and accountability is really big part of being successful. They’re never afraid to say what needs to be said to each other.” While both push each other in practice and during games, neither said there was any sort of competitive attitude against the other. Rather, the two have used their unique skill sets to
complement each other at different times in matches, ultimately leading to more kills for both. Different styles of play have made Jones and Beyer unique outside hitters, but they now share a milestone and a mentality that has led Marquette to an 8-0 conference record and a first place spot in the Big East. “They’d trade every kill for a win,” Shymansky said, “and they know that every kill from here on out is incredibly valuable to our program.”
Eagles will face a desperate team. Junior defender Megan Jaskowiak said the team isn’t worried about Notre Dame’s desperation. The focus is on the chance to beat Notre Dame again.
“It’s just Notre Dame, we just want to play and beat them and it’s a good opportunity to beat them twice in the same season, which has never happened before,” Jaskowiak said.
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Junior defender Megan Jaskowiak is ready for Marquette’s postseason run.
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Senior outside hitter Ciara Jones leads Marquette with 322 kills and is averaging a team-best 3.62 kills per set.