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CAYUGA’S BB COACH ANTHONY BORGES NAMED ONE OF CNY’S TOP BASKETBALL PLAYERS

74: Tony Borges Auburn, Class of 1992

AUBURN NATIVE THOMAS ‘TJ’ GAMBA TO COACH CCC BASEBALL

Scored 1,069 career points as a fouryear starter for the Maroons. Led Auburn to consecutive Section III Class A championship games. Was fifth-team, allstate selection as a junior. Also starred at quarterback for Maroons football team. Played one season at Collin Community College in Plano, Texas Current men’s basketball coach at Cayuga Community College.

Auburn native and current Cayuga Community College basketball coach, Tony Borges, was named to a list created by Syracuse.com identifying the top 75 basketball players to come from Central New York.

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Cayuga CC has announced the hiring of Auburn native TJ Gamba as its head baseball coach. Gamba and the Spartan staff will immediately start recruiting for baseball, which will begin play officially in the ‘TJ’ Gamba Spring of 2019. The College recently announced a partnership with the City of Auburn for the use of Falcon Park that is the current home of the Auburn Doubledays minor league baseball team. Gamba has a wealth of playing and coaching experience that will be very attractive to prospective baseball talent. Gamba played collegiately for Ithaca College’s legendary coach George Valesente and was drafted by the Indians’ organization out of Ithaca College in 1986. He played professionally for three years in Batavia, Waterloo, Iowa and Kinston, North Carolina and later coached the Ithaca Bombers as an assistant for three seasons. Gamba was inducted into the Bomber Hall of Fame in 2009. He also served his alma mater as varsity coach at the Auburn Enlarged School District and has spent the past two summers working in professional baseball as an assistant coach for the Miami Marlins Single-A affiliate in Batavia. Cayuga CC Athletic Director Pete Liddell is excited about bringing Gamba on board to coach the Spartan program. “We couldn’t be more pleased that our new baseball program will be headed by TJ Gamba. I have a great deal of respect for his knowledge of the game. As much as I respect him as a “baseball guy,” I respect him more as a person of character who I’m sure will expect the same of anyone who wears a Spartan uniform.” “TJ Gamba’s resume speaks for itself,” said Dr. Brian M. Durant, President of Cayuga Community College. “He is an excellent coach and has a proven track record. We are excited about the future of Cayuga’s baseball program under his leadership.”

Vol. 64 Issue 11 February 13, 2018

THE END OF AN ERA FOR CCC STUDENT-RUN NEWSPAPER

The Cayuga Collegian, in its 64th year of publishing, was forced to move its office from the main building By Gabby Rizzo, editor-in-chief As of last week, The Collegian office has a new home. We are now located in the Telecommunications department, in room T-109. Last summer, the nursing department moved upstairs in the main hallway. The college has been busy repurposing the nursing department for SOMA. Next door to The Collegian office is the Telcom lounge, located in T-111. With larger windows and more space, the staff of The Collegian is welcoming to any students interested in writing for the paper. However, not all Collegian staff members

are happy about the move. The following is an opinion piece written by associate editor Richard Ducayne. STUDENT NOT HAPPY WITH OFFICE MOVE The Collegian has a new home base in the tech building at CCC and has fully moved in. The room, which has dramatically increased in size, has a green wall in order to shoot news pieces and several desks for the writers and photographers of the staff. A possible trade-off would be that the old CONTINUED ON PAGE TWO

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Both Cayuga Community College’s campuses are a buzz over the recent news that the college’s men’s basketball coach, Anthony Borges, made The Post Standard/Syracuse.com’s all-time greatest list of the 75 top basketball Coach Borges players to come from Central New York. In an email to the campus community Cayuga’s athletic director Pete Liddell wrote: “Bet you didn’t know how good he was… (and he will kill me for this)…but…Cayuga CC head men’s basketball coach, Tony Borges, was named to the CNY’s 75 all-time greatest high school boys basketball players by the Syracuse Post-Standard this morning! He was also a McDonald’s All-American! Not bad!” Here is how the newspaper/website writers, Nolan Weidner and Charlie Miller, determined their list: “Nearly a year ago, we set out to compile a list of the best high school basketball players to ever come out of Central New York. We brainstormed with some of the top minds in the history of local hoops. “We enlisted the help of Hall of Fame coaches, athletic directors, players, sports writers and referees. We debated for months over who’s in, who’s out and where they rank. “The result is an impressive collection of the top 75 Section III players, in order. “What’s the criteria to make this list? We considered high school performances, what the players did in college and, in many cases, pro basketball and beyond.” “We know some will disagree over who we included or left off and where they’re ranked.” Here is Cayuga Community College’s Spartan Athletics website Coach Borges biography: “Coach Borges begins his 6th season at the helm of the Spartan basketball program. Borges has a career record of 60-95, all at Cayuga C.C. During that time his team won the regular season Conference Championship (2011-2012), and the Conference Tournament Championship (2011-2012) season. Coach Borges has two Region III Tournament appearance, one Coach of the Year Award, and his team made it to back to back Conference Tournament Championship games (2011-2012) and (20122013) runner-up during his tenure. “A native of Auburn and an Auburn High School grad, Coach Borges was a 5th team All-State guard, and a four year starter on the basketball team which he helped lead to two Section 3 AA Championship games. He also starred as the quarterback for the football team. He played one year of college basketball at Collin C.C.C. in Plano, Texas and was the starting point guard for legendary coach Jim Sigona. Tony resides in Auburn with his fiancée Courtney, son Tony III, and daughter Ava.”

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STUDENT NOT HAPPY WITH COLLEGIAN OFFICE MOVE

OPINIONS HOW I SEE IT... Gabby Rizzo EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Since the new year, there has been a trend of farewell tours from iconic musicians. Just this past week, Paul Simon and Ozzy Osbourne have each announced their final tours. Each talked about their reasoning why, and the answer was the same; as much as they loved touring, they missed out on time with their families. Other musicians that have announced final tours were Elton John, Slayer, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Neil Diamond. Diamond shocked fans by announcing that he has Parkinson’s disease. This isn’t Osbourne’s first farewell tour, funny enough to say. In the 90’s he announced “No More Tours,” and humorously named this farewell tour “No More Tour 2.” It’s bittersweet, really. As a massive Paul Simon fan, it’s sad that I’ll never have the chance to see him perform. But that’s the selfish viewpoint of it. He’s still a person, and his reasoning is extremely understandable. It’s also sad because this is the beginning to the end of an era. These musicians are the ones that have influenced so many, and still continue to. Paul Simon influenced with his intricate songwriting, and Ozzy Osbourne changed heavy metal with Black Sabbath. Although they’re no longer touring, they will always be massive inspirations for musicians to come. —Gabby Rizzo, Cayuga Collegian editor-in-chief

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location, though smaller, had an incredible location. Students would frequently stop in the office to talk about stories and events. Every student at CCC has at least once went down the stairway to the cafeteria and every time a student did, they would pass by the old office. Now, with the office moved to another dimension, in order for a student to get to the office, they would have to consult a map. My belief is although the new location has much more room, a green wall for shoots, and perhaps is closer to the media program, nothing can replace the accessibility to the student body and the information that they were able to share with us because we were on the way to where they were going. Former student, Ellyse Freeman, stated how she recalled repeatedly walking by The Collegian’s office on her way to and from classes and the cafeteria. “I appreciated how The Collegian was in the middle of everything. I’m sure it helped people, especially the shy ones, walk right in and say what’s on their mind.” As one of the main media sources for the college, the collegian should be one of the most student accessible organizations on campus. The office improvements are not enough to settle on. College and university campuses are one of the key locations that

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Staff members Brooke Dunn, Gabby Rizzo and Kody Fowler in The Cayuga Collegian’s original office in the main building during happier times. mold young students’ thought-processes and values. This is done primarily by the information students are exposed to. In order to be done effectively, isn’t exposure to accurate,

easily-accessible information necessary? We want our office back. —Richard Ducayne, Cayuga Collegian associate editor

MEET THE CAYUGA COLLEGIAN STAFF GABBY RIZZO

Gabby Rizzo

Hi, I’m Gabby Rizzo. I’m a second year student majoring in Media Production. I have been the editorin-chief of The Collegian since last Spring, and I am also a tech assistant this semester. I love music and playing the bass, but my passion remains in movies and television.

RICHARD DUCAYNE

Richard Ducayne

Richard Ducayne is in his second semester at CCC and is majoring in Media Production. Before CCC, Richard was a head producer of multiple shows at a news station in Detroit, MI for two years. Richard left his job to pursue a degree at CCC and keep moving forward his career in media.

YADIER RENE PENA-GOTIA

Yadier Pena-Gotia

Yadier Rene PenaGotia was born in Puerto Rico where his family still resides. He is in his second semester at Cayuga studying Audio Recording. COM 101 is his favorite course. When he is not running with scissors, he dreams about owning his own media network.

PARKER HOWELL

Parker Howell

I spend most of my time reading and writing while I listen to my vast collection of music taste. When I find the time, I work on various knitting and crocheting projects. I’m part of the National Society of Leadership and Success at CCC. I also own many different kinds of cacti, they are my pride and joy.

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BOTH SPARTAN BASKETBALL TEAMS WIN TWO IN A ROW AGAINST JEFFERSON & BROOME CC MEN’S TEAM WINS OVER JEFFERSON 97-75

WOMEN’S TEAM WINS OVER JEFFERSON 56-51

SPARTAN SPORTS CCC STUDENTS GAIN VALUABLE HANDS-ON, LIVE SPORTS PRODUCTION EXPERIENCE WITH MEDIA DEPT.’S SPORTS PRODUCTION COURSE There is nothing more thrilling than being part of a video production team executing multi-camera, broadcast coverage of a live sporting event. Students who enroll in Cayuga Community College’s Sport Production course gain instant professional, hands-on, resume-building experience throughout the semester as they learn each role as participating members on a television production team providing live, multi-camera broadcast coverage of actual sporting events. Working under the tutelage of a long-time professional television director, students develop skills in every aspect of television production from pre-planning to in-the-field camera operation, directing, and producing. “This unique opportunity allows students to learn and gain hands-on experience doing the jobs normally done by professionals on a live sports shoot,” said Cayuga Community College Humanities Division Chairperson and School of Media and the Arts Director and Professor Steve Keeler. He says the class is led by local broadcast television director Laura Bailey. “Laura Bailey brings her professional knowledge into the classroom and allows students to do the work,” said CCC 2014 graduate Dustin Albino of Union Spring, NY. “The production equipment that Cayuga Community College has is second to none and just like equipment used in the industry.” In addition to instruction on the nature of covering sporting events, professional guest speakers are invited into the classroom to give the students a more in-depth look into the workings of media production and the skills involved. “You will learn how to set up, strike, and put a broadcast together. I encourage everyone to take this class as it will help you if you are looking to get into sports production following your college experience,” said Albino. Each student is encouraged to take on each of the many jobs that each remote requires including camera operators, technical director, audio operator, graphics, director, producer, tech support (engineer) and talent (usually play-by-play & color analyst). “The students immediately become engaged in the learning process and the hands-on, live experiences the class provides,” explained CCC Sports Production

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course instructor Laura Bailey. Bailey says there are plenty of opportunities to match students with the production jobs they’re most interested in while giving them exposure to the complete spectrum of skills required for a successful remote broadcast.

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INTERNATIONAL CLASH DAY By Gabby Rizzo, editor-in-chief

Cayuga Community College’s readio station, WDWN, participated in an international event last Wednesday. February 7th has been

deemed International Clash Day, with participation from radio stations and record stores. Clash Day honors 70’s punk band the Clash, often seen as the band that started the trend of writing about social issues. Well known songs of the Clash include “Should I Stay or Should I Go,’ “Rock the Casbah,” and “I Fought the Law.” The tagline of the event is “this is anti-racist, anti-fear. This is pro-solidarity, pro-unity, pro-inclusion. This is a public service announcement with guitars.” WDWN is one of 109 radio stations that participated this year, playing The Clash at the top of every hour.

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NEWSWEEK — by Christina Zhao Japanese scientists may have discovered a cure for baldness—and it lies within a chemical used to make McDonald’s fries. A stem cell research team from Yokohama National University used a “simple” method to regrow hair on mice by using dimethylpolysiloxane, the silicone added to McDonald’s fries to stop cooking oil from frothing. Preliminary tests indicated that the groundbreaking method was likely to be just as successful when transferred to human skin cells. According to the study, released in the Biomaterials journal last Thursday, the breakthrough came after the scientists successfully mass-produced “hair follicle germs” (HFG) which were created for the first time ever in this way. HFGs, cells that drive follicle development, are considered the holy grail in hair-loss research. The scientists said use of dimethylpolysiloxane was crucial to the advancement. “The key for the mass production of HFGs was a choice of substrate materials for the culture vessel,” Professor Junji Fukuda, of Yokohama National University, said in the study. “We used oxygen-permeable dimethyl-

polysiloxane (PDMS) at the bottom of culture vessel, and it worked very well.” The technique created 5,000 HFGs simultaneously. The research team then seeded the prepared HFGs from an HFG chip, a fabricated, approximately 300-microwell array, onto the mouse’s body. “These self-sorted hair follicle germs were shown to be capable of efficient hair-follicle and shaft generation upon injection into the backs of nude mice,” Fukuda said. Within days, Fukuda and his colleagues reported black hairs on the areas of the mouse where the chip had been transplanted. “This simple method is very robust and promising,” Fukuda said. “We hope this technique will improve human hair regenerative therapy to treat hair loss such as androgenic alopecia (male pattern baldness). In fact, we have preliminary data that suggests human HFG formation using human keratinocytes and dermal papilla cells.” In 2016, the U.S. hair loss treatment manufacturing industry was worth $6 billion. This included companies that produced restorative hair equipment, such as grafts for hair restoration, as well as oral and topical treatments.

CCC STUDENT WORKSHOPS AT LIBRARY The CCC Library and the Centers for Student Engagement and Academic Advisement are collaborating to provide students with the following workshops. Student are encouraged to attend these important *free* opportunities: GRADUATING IN MAY? EXPLORING CAREERS? LOOKING FOR A JOB? NOT SURE WHERE TO START? Join us for one or more of the following free workshops in the Library TLC Room!!

JOB SEARCH 101 Wed, Feb. 14 @ 11am INTERVIEW LIKE A BOSS! Wed, Feb. 28 @ 11am CREATE A PROFESSIONAL ON-LINE PRESENCE Wed, March 7 @ 11am

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