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friday january

20 2012

Raleigh, North Carolina

UNC System president throws Board of Governors new tuition curveball

New tradition

With a new and lower proposal on the horizon, Student Government awaits an answer from the Board of Governors.

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Playing a game of backgammon, junior in computer science Daniel Zaki and junior in international studies Laura Deweese enjoy some free time on Hillsborough Street, Thursday. The friends were playing the popular board game in Global Village, a coffee shop on Hillsborough Street. “We just have an hour before class,” Deweese said. “I think [playing backgammon] is going to become a new tradition though.”

Student Health Center relies on discretion When it comes to strong medications, student health officials rely on case-by-case discretion for prescriptions. Anna Riley Staff Writer

As the peak of flu season draws near, students are drawn to the Student Health Center, though not always for the right reasons. Cases of the flu virus and various sicknesses peak during January and February and require diligent care, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Persistent f lu symptoms include high fever, sore throat, and a cough that is often treated with Promethazine/Codeine syrup, an antihistamine and narcotic cough suppressant mixture. Codeine syrup is an opiate, leading to concerns about allowing mass numbers of students direct access to the medication. Opiates come from the substance opium, which is derived

from poppy plants. They are typi- Student Health Center. “I think that if a student actually cally used for the treatment of pain, though abusers commonly use them needs it, it should be readily available, but I also believe that prerecreationally. In recent years, codeine became a scription drug abuse is a problem fixture in hip-hop culture and mu- that should be taken seriously by school authorisic after people ties,” Wa l ker bega n m i x i ng said. coug h sy rup While a cowith soft drinks de i ne c ou g h and labeling the syrup prescripdrink “lean” or tion is avail“si zzu r p,” aca ble to s t ucording to a USA dents from the Today report. health center, Though small Sanford-based amounts of cophysician’s asdeine cough syrsistant Carolyn up are effective in Matt Walker, a senior in Rodgers said it treating painful, communications is much more persistent coughc om mon for ing, continued use and abuse of the narcotic can lead private practices and outside practitioners to prescribe the drug. to addiction. “Some doctors give it freely, but Matt Walker, a senior in communications, said he’s known many stu- others don’t at all,” Rodgers said. dents who were prescribed codeine cough medicine after going to the health continued page 3

“I also believe that prescription drug abuse is a problem that should be taken seriously by school authorities.”

Civil rights celebrated on campus Students celebrate MLK Day with a week-long tribute. Lauren Vanderveen Staff Writer

In the heat of the Civil Rights Movement, Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the famous “I Have a Dream” speech in 1963, where he stressed the importance of non-violent protest and the undeniable need for racial equality in America. Forty-eight years later, not only is King celebrated through a national holiday, but his message is still being taught through campus-wide events. Wes Moore, author of “The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates,” led one such event by paying tribute to King in a speech to students Jan. 9. Tanya Watson, a graduate student in curriculum and instruction, attended the event and spoke on what it meant to her. “For me, the activities and Martin Luther King’s teachings interrupt the negative thoughts I have, and as a woman and an African American, convince me to understand the plight of others and ‘The Other’ [Wes Moore’s book],” Watson said. Having a campus with a population

of around 30,000 — all of whom come from different backgrounds, ethnicities and cultures — makes it imperative to continue to promote King’s convictions, Moore said. “Wes Moore also weaved into his talk the importance of having multiple vantage points, where our view should be a world view, an outward look into the lives of others,” Watson added. Other students have seen the benefits for having these events at the University as well. “One thing I like about this campus the most is how much it promotes diversity and how that brings everyone together to make a bond that no one else can understand,” Kendyll Graham, a freshman in animal science, said. According to Kathryn Michael, director of youth programs for the CSLEPS’s Service-Leadership Team, several Martin Luther King Jr. Day events took place throughout the week. “The event’s theme is ‘respecting our right to free speech’ in light of the hate speech incidents on campus,” Michael said. “Edward Brown, director of diversity programs at N.C. State, spoke on this and led a discus-

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sion. We also had another speaker, Dennis Gullick, give some remarks on peaceful protest, and then we made some signs for the march that participants did around campus.” The SLT will also be making hygiene kits and peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for the Raleigh Rescue Mission, along with donating 48 haircut vouchers to The Healing Place, Michael said. The same group will be hosting the 10th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Service Challenge Saturday, funded by the NC Campus Compact Grant. “Due to a huge response from the student body, we had to cut off registration for the event at 100 students; our goal was 50. In addition, 50 Ligon Middle School students participated,” Michael added. Uniting students from all levels of education in a combined effort service project shows the power King’s words still hold almost 50 years later, Michael said. “His quote, ‘Life’s most persistent and urgent question is what you are doing for others’ and his belief that anybody can serve were inspirations for the event,” Michael said.

tuition increase is] a one time chance to make up some of the headroom in the market and regain lost resources.” Chandler Thompson, student body president, says right now it’s a bit of a waiting game. “I’m glad that Ross is looking to Jessie Halpern make a new proposal that should be Deputy News Editor lower. As soon as we get that informaStudent Government has been grap- tion about it, we’ll inform students,” pling with a proposed tuition increase Thompson said. Though Ross’s proposal is less than since early last semester. After the latest Board of Governors meeting, it the “catch-up” plan, it still represents an increase in tuition, but Student looks like an end might be near. Wednesday night found the Student Government isn’t concerned. “We don’t need to worry about fightSenate listening intently as Chancellor Randy Woodson summarized the ing that increase as much because we UNC Board of Governors’ latest meet- feel that Ross’s increase will be less ing regarding the proposed tuition in- than what State originally asked for,” creases for N.C. State and other UNC Devore said. Students continue to wait for Ross’s System schools. The proposed increase, called the final proposal. In the meantime, Stu“catch-up” plan, seeks to increase tu- dent Government will be hosting a ition by $1,500 over the next five years. tuition talk day to let students ask As of December, Student Govern- questions right to the source. “Our tuition ment took a unitalk day will be fied stance against in the Brickthe increase, yard on Feb. sending a bill to 1 at 11: 30,” the Board of GovThompson ernors asserting said. “For stuthat the proposed dents who have tuition increases class, there will were unacceptbe an online able to the student forum where body. they can post Patrick Devore, their questions. chair of the StuThe chancellor dent Senate’s tuChancellor Randy Woodson will be present, ition and fees comand hopefully mittee, said at the Jan. 13 Board of Governors meeting, he’ll be able to answer some students’ the Student Senate bill didn’t make the questions.” Thompson encourages students to impact they had hoped it would. “We didn’t bring the bill forth at come out and voice their concerns, the last governor’s meeting because it explaining that while Student Govwasn’t an appropriate time due to the ernment does not get a vote on the context of the conversation,” Devore Board of Governors, they can still have said. “In the future, if we ever find a powerful effect on the final outcome. “After the increase proposal is voted ourselves at odds with the Board of Governors again, writing another bill on by the Board of Governors in February, it goes downtown to the legiswon’t be off the table.” Though the Student Senate bill lature,” Thompson said. “That’s where didn’t come up at the meeting, Thom- students can have a real effect on the as Ross, president of the UNC-System outcome. They can call, email, write schools, did. Ross alluded to a differ- letters and contact the Student Senate Public Affairs Committee to oppose ent increase plan. “Ross said his proposal would be for the increase.” Additionally, Thompson is invittwo years, not more than a 10 percent increase per year, not more than $500 ing students to send in videos for the first year, and not more than $250 the “Cuts Hurt” initiative about how budget cuts negatively impact their the second,” Devore said.   While Woodson accurately con- education. “If we can have a more stable budget, veyed Ross’s proposed plan, he hesituition increases might not be as crutated to support it. “President Ross is considering less cial,” Thompson said. “It’s definitely than the school recommendation to time for North Carolina to invest in keep pressure on the General Assem- higher education.” bly,” Waoodson said. “[The catch-up

“President Ross is considering less than the school recommendation to keep pressure on the General Assembly.”

insidetechnician Wolfpack clips Eagle’s win steak See page 8.

Wine selection, a classier route for students See page 5.

Milk stout serves both strong and sweet See page 6.

viewpoint features classifieds sports

Mon-Sat, Jan 23-28 10am to 3pm at NC State Bookstore

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Corrections & Clarifications


In Thursday’s “Pack seeks third ACC victory versus Boston College Eagles,” the Pack is seeking their third conference win, not title.

Jan. 16 2:56 a.m. | Fight Alpha Sigma Phi Report of physical altercation. Three students were referred to the University for underage possession of alcohol and disorderly conduct. One student was referred for disorderly conduct. Fraternity was referred to the University for disorderly conduct, inflict/ threat of bodily harm, misuse of fire equipment and damage to property.

Send all clarifications and corrections to Editor-in-Chief Laura Wilkinson at editor@

Weather Wise

4:01 a.m. | Fire Alarm Bragaw Hall Units responded to alarm caused by activation from two pull stations. No sign of smoke or fire.


58/47 Partly cloudy with rain late.


65 47 Overcast skies with afternoon showers.


57 50 Cloudy with a chance of showers.

Source: James McClellan, Will Hanson, John Hader

weekend! Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event

Friday, January 20, 10am-6pm Saturday, January 21, 10am-5pm The Crafts Center The folks from Lie-Nielsen Toolworks will be present to demonstrate how great hand tools make woodworking easier. You’ll have the opportunity to test their full line of tools, participate in hands-on demonstrations, learn tips and tricks, and enter a door prize drawing. FREE!

8:55 a.m. | Suspicious Vehicle Coefficient Road Staff of swine facility reported subject riding ATV in the area. Officers did not locate anyone. 5:11 p.m. | Burglary Owen Hall Student reported unsecured room had been entered and iPad stolen over weekend. 5:47 p.m. | Drug Violation Avent Ferry Complex Report of possible drug violation. Officers obtained search warrant for room and found room vacant. During the search officers found drug paraphernalia. Investigation ongoing.

4:41 p.m. | Information University Trenton Road Officer discovered unsecured fertilizer at this location. University Field Labs was contacted regarding securing building. 5:45 p.m. | Skateboard Violation Case Athletic Center Four non-students were trespassed from University property for skateboard violations. No damage was found. 6:48 p.m. | Breaking & Entering - Auto Coliseum Deck Student reported vehicle had been broken into and items stolen. Jan. 18 12:11 p.m. | Larceny Reynolds Coliseum Student reported cell phone stolen. 5:42 p.m. | Concerned Behavior Public Safety Building NCSU PD conducted concerned behavior investigation regarding comments non-student made to student. 8:08 p.m. | Drug Violation Sullivan Hall Report of possible drug violation. Officers obtained search warrant and conducted search. Student will be criminally charged with simple possession of marijuana, misdemeanor possession of a Schedule II controlled substance and possession of drug paraphernalia. Referral and criminal charges pending.

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Wednesday, Feb. 22 11-noon Nelson Hall, Port City Java Thursday, March 22 11-noon Brickyard Wednesday, April 18 2-3 p.m. Park Shops, Port City Java Source: Office of the Chancellor

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Today Poetic Portraits of a Revolution All Day Crafts Center Coupling artistic innovation with practical application, PPR2011 is working to raise awareness around the situation in Egypt and Tunisia by depicting experiences of every day people in both countries. This exhibition at the Crafts Center is in conjunction with a related presentation to be held in Stewart Theatre on January 31.

Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event 10:00 AM - 06:00 PM Crafts Center Woodworking demonstrations with Lie-Nielsen tools by guest woodworkers and you can try out the tools as well. Tools available for purchase as well as books and videos.


5 p.m. Jan. 20 - 6 a.m. Jan. 21 Check In: Jan. 20 5-8 p.m. Dunn Avenue and Reynolds Coliseum

Tuesday, Jan. 24 2-3 p.m. D.H. Hill Library

photo By jordan moore

wight Hawkins has a different view on traveling than most people. Calling himself a modern day hobo, Hawkins travels the nation playing in impromptu bands, riding on freight trains, and singing about his adventures. “In New Orleans, I didn’t have a job, so I just put together a band for a day. Its hard at first to communicate, but eventually you don’t get nervous anymore,” he said. “A D chord is the same everywhere.” Hawkins doesn’t recommend that everyone tries his lifestyle though. “I’ve been pulled off a number of trains. I’ve run into guys doing inspections. But the exhilaration is worth far more than getting caught.” Ultimately, Hawkins lifestyle is one of self sustainability. “I’m a traditional hobo. I wander and travel, but I work.” In fact, Hawkins is skilled in carpentry and tile work, but enjoys his train hopping lifestyle more. “I’m gonna ride, ride, ride.”

campout 2012

January 2012


Through jordan’s lens

discharged in building.

Jan. 17 7:16 a.m. | Tamper with Fire Equipment Bostian Hall Staff member reported fire extinguisher had been

chat with the Chancellor


Charge Meeting: Associate Vice Chancellor and Treasurer Search 9-10 p.m. Chancellor’s Conference Room Charge Meeting for the Search Committee for the Associate Vice Chancellor & Treasurer - invited guests only. Drive 7-9 p.m. Witherspoon Cinema A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong. Admission is $2.00 with a valid college student ID and $3.00 for the general public. 50/50 9-11 p.m. Witherspoon Cinema Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. Admission is $2.00 with a valid college student ID and $3.00 for the general public. Howl’s Moving Castle 11:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. Witherspoon Cinema When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home. Admission to this event is free.

The Technician staff is always looking for new members to write, design or take photos. Visit www. for more information.

Saturday Poetic Portraits of a Revolution All Day Crafts Center Coupling artistic innovation with practical application, PPR2011 is working to raise awareness around the situation in Egypt and Tunisia by depicting experiences of eveyday people in both countries. This exhibition at the Crafts Center is in conjunction with a related presentation to be held in Stewart Theatre on Jan. 31. Lie-Nielsen Hand Tool Event 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Crafts Center Woodworking demonstrations with Lie-Nielsen tools by guest woodworkers and you can try out the tools as well.  Tools avaiable for purchase as well as books and videos. 50/50 7-9 p.m. Witherspoon Cinema Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. Admission is $2.00 with a valid college student ID and $3.00 for the general public. Drive 9-11 p.m. Witherspoon Cinema A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong. Admission is $2.00 with a

valid college student ID and $3.00 for the general public. Sunday Poetic Portraits of a Revolution All Day Crafts Center Coupling artistic innovation with practical application, PPR2011 is working to raise awareness around the situation in Egypt and Tunisia by depicting experiences of eveyday people in both countries. This exhibition at the Crafts Center is in conjunction with a related presentation to be held in Stewart Theatre on Jan. 31. Drive 7-9 p.m. Witherspoon Cinema A Hollywood stunt performer who moonlights as a wheelman discovers that a contract has been put on him after a heist gone wrong. Admission is $2.00 with a valid college student ID and $3.00 for the general public. 50/50 9-11 p.m. Witherspoon Cinema Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. Admission is $2.00 with a valid college student ID and $3.00 for the general public.

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Jordan Ferguson, senior in biology, breaks in a new reed for her alto saxophone. “I have an audition tomorrow for wind ensemble,” Ferguson said, “we re-audition every semester to assign new chairs”. Ferguson hopes for “something challenging” for the spring concert at the end of the semester.

Rodgers added giving a patient codeine cough syrup is subjective and providers should consider a range of factors when prescribing a medication that contains an opiate like codeine. These factors include medical history, symptoms and tendency toward abuse. Regarding student health centers and the University’s in particular, Rodgers said it’s not unusual for students to be denied codeine cough syrup because the health center practitioners often have limited knowledge of a student’s medical history. “[The Student Health Center] didn’t use to write codeine prescriptions at all. People would come see me and complain about that,” Rodgers said. In most cases, doctors use their personal discretion to determine the right prescription for a patient; according to Sarah Roberson, a physician’s assistant

on campus, the Student Health Center is no different. Roberson said each provider is an individual practitioner, and he or she decides on a case-tocase basis which prescriptions, if any, should be written. “Most of us try to limit those prescriptions. [Codeine cough syrup] wouldn’t typically be my first choice -- it’s more of a last resort,” Roberson said. When practitioners prescribe codeine syrup, it is typically in small quantities with low doses with no refills, according to Roberson. “On a campus with over 30,000 students, there will inevitably be a percentage of [patients] coming through the health center needing prescriptions like codeine syrup,” Roberson said. “The medication is reserved for patients with a very persistent cough that does not respond to other cough suppressants.” That doctors are using discretion in prescribing strong medications, yet it cannot be determined if that discretion is always accurate.

Jordan Lake Eagle Cam back online The live feed State professors installed last year returns just in time for two new eaglets’ arrival. Sarah Dashow Staff Writer

In October 2010, a camera was set up at Jordan Lake that broadcast a nest of bald eagles. While it was taken down after the eagles left, it was put back online just two weeks ago. The idea started with Ted Simons, professor in the biology department, who for the past few years has taken his class out to the lake to see the bald eagles. Occasionally he would visit the nest with his friend Francis Ferrell, biologist and member of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “We were quite excited to be able to go 20 minutes from downtown and see an active nest, and when we were returning from the nest back in 2010, I said to Francis, ‘This would be really exciting for people in the Triangle who aren’t aware that bald eagles are nesting right in this area’,” Simons said. The problem, however, was the remoteness of the nest’s location. They enlisted the help

of engineer John Wettroth, was build the web page and managing director of Maxim write some of the software Integrated Products, who de- scripts that bring frames up signed a system that would al- and provide them to the users,” low the cameras to broadcast Wettroth said. Ferrell also said the Univeronline. “There is no power out there, sity’s computer science departso we basically had to put up ment helped out. When the group started the solar cells and get batteries that could be charged and project, they were unsure how then put a camera way up in well it would do, but just weeks a tree above the nest, about 60 after the camera went live in feet up. There are two of them early 2011, they received milactually, a spare. There’s a radio lions of hits with thousands of transmitter that transmits the viewers watching at a time from 36 different signal back countries. to a house, “After a person goi n g a l l t hat volwinter, unteered... the chicks [and there hatched in was a] early JanuDSL l i ne ary and we put i nto kept the the house, camera on a nd t hat Francis Ferrell, biologist until...they is where it grew up and hooks up into the Internet,” Wettroth left the nest at the end of April... there was tremendous interest said. The project also required the in the camera. We were really help of N.C. State students. As shocked by that,” Simons said. The project also encourages part of a networking class semester project, they helped get viewers to participate, a meththe lines across the lake set up. od called citizen science. Ferrell Additionally, they helped to set set up a Facebook page where viewers can post their observaup the website. “Basically, what the kids did tions of the nest.

“We had such a great following last year that we felt it was worthwhile to take on the project again.”


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An eagle sits in its perch Thursday at Jordan Lake. Ted Simons, a biology professor, asked his friend John Wettroth, managing director of Maxim Integrated Products, to design a camera system to film the eagle nest and stream the feed live over the Internet. In early 2011 when the stream went live, the site experienced millions of hits from 36 different countries. Due to the high cost of the project, Simons handed over control to Wettroth.

“The fact that there are thousands of people watching this nest continuously provides the opportunity to gather information that would be pretty difficult to do any other way,” Simons said. Ferrell noted the new ability viewers have to chat with each other on the Ustream site where the feed was posted this

year. While the camera is back up now, Simons said due to a lack of time and funds, the project has been handed over to Ferrell and his science crew at the lake. “We had a such a great following last year that we felt it was worthwhile to take on the project again. We felt that the project did a great job of

making people in the Triangle aware that there are bald eagles nesting nearby, and we didn’t want people to lose that opportunity,” Ferrell said. Despite the University handing control over to other biologists, all involved with the project hope to see it continue.


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{Our view}

The Facts:

Student Government members are invited to attend all meetings held by the Board of Governors and speak on behalf of the students. However, not one person in Student Government has the power to vote in any capacity at these meetings.

A vote is necessary for a voice S

Our Opinion:

The right to one vote per Student Government should be granted to every school in the UNC System as it would be more beneficial to the student body.

tudent Government members are invited to attend all meetings held by the Board of Governors and speak on behalf of the students. Student Government members from each school in the UNC System attend these meetings. However, not one person in Student Government has the power to vote in any capacity at these meetings. The right to vote should be granted to them as it would be more beneficial to the student body. Last December, Student Government wrote a bill in opposition to the impending tuition increase. The bill, a unified submission of to the Board of Governors, spoke in the voice of the student body at N.C.

The unsigned editorial is the opinion of the members of Technician’s editorial board, excluding the news department, and is the responsibility of the editor-in-chief.

State. When this bill was submitted to the Board of Governors, it was ineffective and largely ignored. It should have been given more weight and consideration. No one should know better what the students’ needs and wants are than the students themselves. As much as students hate the increase in tuition, it is a necessary evil, and no one is denying it has to happen. The problem lies in students lacking a say in the amount tuition is increased each year and for how many years this increase will remain.

Currently, N.C. State students’ say in what happens in matters concerning their tuition lies in their power to elect the members of Student Government. In turn, those elected members can appeal to the Board of Governors. However, this influence is demonstrably inadequate. In order to have a more effective voice in student affairs, Student Government should be granted the right to vote. Each university in the UNC System should be granted one vote, which would mean an additional 16 votes.

If Student Government is to be taken seriously by the Board of Governors, they should be granted some form of official influence. A lot is expected of the members of Student Government, but without the ability to vote, they are effectively powerless. The ability to vote, even if the student voting bloc is small, will give students a voice in issues that matter to them. We pay to attend the University, so we deserve a voice in the happenings of our school. Giving this voice to Student Government is the easiest way to do this.


Ignoring the truth doesn’t change it


he other day I was sitting in my sociology class, and my professor asked the entire class two questions. The first question she asked was, “Do you all believe that women in A merica are still being oppressed?” Most of the class quietly said no, and very few Nijah people said Toshumba yes. She then Staff Columnist asked us another question: “Do you think racism still exists in our society?” and without hesitation the whole class said yes. Some even laughed like it was a rhetorical question, and the answer was obvious. I was left wondering how Americans, my peers, people I am sitting next to—something I would never have been able to do 50 years ago—can believe racism doesn’t exist today. Haven’t we c ome a long way? We have come f a r e nou g h to elect a biracial President . S ome progress has been made, but apparently not enough to fool my peers. It seems as though we have a couple more mountains to climb before America can be officially proclaimed a nation that accepts all people. Being on a large campus like N.C. State, which is a predominantly Caucasian institute, I found it welcoming when I discovered the diversity on our campus. Everywhere I looked there seemed to be someone of a different ethnicity. I was not expecting such diversity. That being said, it is wonderful our University is always trying to include every different background in order for everyone to feel accepted and welcomed. Yet, I still find flaws on the campus that are hard to overlook. As an African American, there have been difficult points in classes when I am outnum-

bered by the Caucasians in the room, but this has never phased me. What gets to me more is when there is a room full of students, and the seat next to me remains empty until someone is forced to sit next to me. It’s as though they are scared of me or any other seat in the room would be better than next to the “black girl.” I didn’t notice such behavior until it continued happening over and over. At first I just thought they didn’t want to squeeze down the aisle to get the last seat, but once I added my race in the equation, I started to think otherwise. I am willing to admit my assumption could be completely wrong or misguided, but something in me believes there is still racism on this campus. This is what I have come to realize: Just because you put people in a diverse setting does not mean they will change their ways of thinking. If anything, the environment w i l l probably force them to turn more toward their own racial group to feel comfort. Although our university is home to nearly 35,000 students, you rarely find groups of friends who contain several different races. You can observe this all over campus in the Atrium, the gymnasium or the dining halls. We have a horrible tendency to stick to “our own kind.” We’ve come so far, yet are still segregated. No, there are not separate dining facilities anymore or different sport teams for each race, but there might as well be. Unless something drastic is done to bring this to attention not only our student body but all of America—we will sit there, content as ever, as though no changes need to be made within our society.

“I didn’t notice such behavior until it continued happening over and over.”

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What is your favorite board game? Why? by alex sanchez

“Axis & Allies. I like the whole epic scale of the thing. The entire experience is awesome.” Daniel Trogdon Sophomore, information technology

NC State fans camp out for basketball tickets in the 1980s.

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Cheap coins, cheap trick

ast night, while I was slaving away on a pile of homework that was too large for this early in the semester, a noise from the television in the other room caught my attention. The noise was about the attacks on our Jon Lewis country on Staff Columnist 9 /11 a nd the United States’ promise that those responsible would “pay the ultimate price.” As someone who is politically conscious and has close ties to those attacks, I figured I’d go and see what the message was all about. As it turns out, it was a commercia l. As t he commercial went on, my bull**** alarm started going crazy. The commercial cut forward to May 1, 2011, the date Seal Team 6 carried out Operation Geronimo. The commercial showed dramatized footage of the ordeal, then cut to two sparkling coins with the Navy Seals on the front and the Twin Towers, the Pentagon and Flight 93 on the back. This was the point where my suspicion meter started rising. What really made the

alarm go off was when the anonymous commercial voice said the value of the coins was over $100, but I, the viewer, could buy them for $49.95. Also, if I called in the next 10 minutes, the price would be knocked down to $19.95. By the end of the commercial, I was offered a $240 value for just $19.95. What a deal, right? Well, it would have been a great deal if it wasn’t a complete scam. This commemorative coin that is supposedly a way to show off your pride and to remember our victory is offensive to me, a patriotic American, on so many levels. The money being generated from the sale of these commemorative coins isn’t going to be used to support the troops overseas or the military or even the government—not that they’d do the right thing with it anyway. The company minting this coin goes by the name Justice Coin LLC and Historical Coin Mint, and its business is making a profit off people’s national pride. Of course, it isn’t a crime to raise money in support of causes or to offer commemorative things to people for donations. As a matter of fact, those are good ways to show real support and care. But when you hold onto that money for yourself, you become deplorable. The organizations involved in the struggles being commemorated are the ones who really

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deserve the money, not some jerk in Colorado. How can you assign a value to 10 years of war, of struggle, of loss and alienation of family, to all of the effort and torment the troops, to the bravery of Seal Team 6, to all of the lives lost in the attacks and the subsequent wars? How can you tell me that, for $19.95, I can show that I commemorate what has been accomplished? I have friends and family, as I’m sure anyone reading this does, who act as human commemorations. Do not forget the decorations the veterans bring back so we never forget. And, let’s not forget the PTSD they bring back with them either. I don’t understand how the announcer is okay with gleefully proclaiming the entire struggle can be boiled down to a value of $240. Everyone at N.C. State has lived with this war for their entire lives. It started at the same time I became aware a whole world existed beyond me, and this war really helped me understand that. My life’s memory is worth more than $240, and I can’t believe someone would try to sell it for that. Send Jon your thoughts on commemorative coins to

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Wine selection, a classier route for students Exploring wine is an enriching experiment for those ready for a classier beverage. Frances Ellis and Nikki Stoudt Staff Writers

Natural Light and Burnett’s are staples at college parties, but they may have to share the limelight with a more sophisticated beverage. With vineyards all across the state, it was only a matter of time until wine made its way onto N.C. State’s campus and the guest list of nearly every party. Arielle Vari, a junior in nutrition science, grew up around wine, so it was natural for her to begin enjoying it as she became older. “My family is Italian, and they always drank wine,” Vari said. “I grew up being exposed to it.” But for others, wine is uncharted territory. Ryan Fulkerson, an NCSU alumnus, along with his partners Jeff Bramwell and Seth Hoffman, are co-owners of The Raleigh Wine Shop. They offered a brief summary on different types of red and white wines. Popular red wines, in order from fuller-bodied to lighter, are Cabernet Sauvignon, Syrah/Shiraz, Malbec and Pinot Noir. Cabernet is from France, California and Washington, while Syrah is from Australia. For many of the past few years, Malbec has been a consistent go-to cheap red wine.   Popular white wines, also in order from fuller-bodied to lighter, are Riesling, which is often sweet, Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Grigio/ Gris. All these wines originated

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A chemical in red wine called resveratrol has been shown to have cardio protective and chemo protective effects in animal studies.

A 2007 study found that wine is an effective antibacterial agent against strains of Streptococcus (strep throat).

A 2008 report stated moderate red wine consumption may decrease the risk of lung cancer in men. Source: Clinical cardiology, journal of consumer marketing, journal of epidemiology & community health

in France. The temperature of the wine is a topic that is frequently raised. “Red wines are okay at room temperature, but if you can pop it in the refrigerator for five to ten minutes, you can get it at the perfect temperature,” Bramwell said. “White wines are best when you let them chill in the fridge for about 45 minutes first. A general tip is the lighter the white wine, the cooler you can drink it.” The old adage of pairing white meats with white wine and red meats with red wine still holds true, although Fulkerson suggests choosing a favorite. “Wine shouldn’t be any more intimidating than it has to be,” Fulkerson said. “Try and see what you like; be up for trying new things.”

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From Left to Right: Domaine De Herbauges Chardonnay 2010 ($12.99). Bidoli Pinot Grigio 2010 ($11.99). Dibon Cava Brut ($10.99). Stone Cap Cabernet Sauvignon 2009 ($9.99). Two Ponds Reisling 2008 ($9.99).

Experimenting and learning Bramwell and Hoffman agree; the way a wine is cho- about wine is the easiest way sen should be more about to become a wine connoisseur. personal preferences and less “Once you learn to associate about preconceived wine stan- names with certain f lavors, dards. “There’s an occasion for your palate will develop,” Sayevery wine, and people should lor said. While getting into wine explore both the red and white spectrum with disregard to ste- seems like a lot of unnecessary reotypes and misconceptions,” work, Bramwell gives some advice on getting started. “Don’t Bramwell said. “The great thing about wine fear your local wine shop,” is that much of it is opinion,” Bramwell said. “Take the time to search out Hoffman wines with said. “It alcharacter.” lows you to Many wine explore and retailers ofexperiment fer weekend and find out w i ne ta stwhat fits your ings, includpalate.” ing The RaKurt Saylor leigh Wine of The Wine Seth Hoffman, co-owner of Shop a nd Merchant The Raleigh Wine Shop T he Wi ne of Cary also Merchant of said choosing a wine should be about Cary. Cost is a determining facpersonal exploration.”There are two ways to develop the pal- tor for most college students. ate,” Saylor said. “The first is While wine can be expensive, through reading; books, mag- many retailers, like Saylor, azines, internet articles and showcase local vineyards to anything else offering advice make the beverage accessible in sampling and the second is, to all who are of age, free of charge. of course, by tasting.”

“The great thing about wine is that much of it is opinion.”

Spotted in the Brickyard

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The Raleigh Wine Shop on Glenwood Avenue gives guests a honest way of choosing wines with owners, Seth Hoffman, Jeff Bramwell and Ryan Fulkerson who handle everything in store.

Attending these vineyard showcases is not only cheaper, but also helps to support local growing vineyards in NC. “By buying locally made wines, you are getting an equally great wine for a lower price and supporting growers in the area,” Saylor said. With options like these and a little time and curiosity, it’s simple for college students to learn more about wine and perhaps even discover a few favorites. Vari, with help from her Italian family and personal explo-

ration at college, has begun to develop her own preferences. “I prefer red wine, specifically Cabernet Sauvignon, but lately I’ve been drinking Yellowtail, since it’s a good quality wine at an attractive price,” Vari said. “I like enjoying a glass of wine at dinner or when I’m out with my friends or boyfriend; it’s become an enjoyable aspect of life.”


echnician’s weekly “Spotted in the Brickyard” highlights a fashionable student found in the Brickyard. From eclectic and vintage to classic and chic, Technician will be sure to bring you fresh looks every week.

Photo & story by ben tran

Maurizo Lewis, freshman in communication media, is spotted walking toward D.H. Hill Library Wednesday. Lewis is wearing a pair of his father’s passed down shoes that were given from his father ($50), a pair of maroon courdoroy pants from H&M ($25), Chaps blazer jacket ($175), a light pink button down shirt from Old Navy ($15) and a red bowtie from a thrift store ($5). Lewis is a part of Collegiate 100 on N.C State campus. “If you look good, you feel good, if you feel good, you’ll do good.” Lewis said..

Krystal Rodas, a sophomore in biological sciences, is spotted walking by the bookstore Tuesday. Rodas is wearing Steve Madden boots ($99), black Gap jeans ($49), blue and cream polka dot blouse from Gap ($24) and a brown Pacsun jacket ($40). Rodas said “ I woke up feeling like kicking butt, military-style. My boots give off that vibe.” On a daily basis Rodas goes for the alternative, preppy style.

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Alumna makes a name for herself in the fashion world Graduate of textiles and design is competing in the upcoming Charleston Fashion Week.

tion; our winners in the past of our designer competition have gone on to do great and big things,” Misty Johnson, the marketing director for the Charleston Fashion Week, said about the event. Katie Sanders “What we feel this competition has Staff Writer done is given these designers an opKeely Cansler became interested in portunity to show in front of an exfashion in high school after taking a tremely prestigious fashion panel that sewing class, so she signed up to do we bring in,” Johnson said. Cansler hopes to impress this panel the Step Program at N.C. State her junior year. Now she is competing in with her designs and represent the fashion design competitions and in- Anni Albers scholars. “It’s very rare in the world that sciterning with a prominent New York entists, technical people and designbased fashion company. “[The Step Program] was a program ers talk to each other; this group of where you have to start at the begin- students goes out into the world and ning; do a sketch and learn how to often acts as translators between these draft a pattern, and cut and sew and two worlds,” Vita Plume, art and design associate professor, said about create a final product,” Cansler said. Enjoying the experience, she contin- Cansler and the rest of the Anni Alued to work on design, came to NCSU bers scholars. Plume a lso showed some of and was accepted into the Anni Albers program, a dual-degree program be- Cansler’s past work, such as her ‘Arttween the College of Textiles and the to-Wear’ collection that was presented at NCSU. Not only did Cansler create College of Design. “That program really focuses on her own fabric, but the designs were elegant, unique, fabric design and and expressive. fabric composiFor dresses detion, any thing signed for the from dying to theme ‘five stagscreen printing es of grief,’ she to weaving — made bold choica ny t h i ng you es like attaching can think of in the sleeves of a terms of prodress to its sides ducing fabric. and accessorizSo I just took it ing another with upon myself to Keely Cansler a sharp-looking take that and use metal headdress. it in my designs,”   “Her work is very conceptually Cansler said. She immediately began incorporat- based. She can construct anything, ing the techniques she learned into her but for her, it’s the idea that’s impordesigns. “For my first art-to-wear col- tant,” Plume said. Cansler most recently interned this lection I knitted my own fabric and dyed it…and for the second I designed past summer in New York with one a woven pattern and had that woven at of her inspirations, Proenza Schouler. “They do a lot of interesting prints the College of Design,” Cansler said. “That’s one of my favorites: dying and designs — especially shibori,” Cansler said. Shibori is a Japanese fabric.” Now Cansler will be competing in style of dying cloth after twisting and the annual Charleston Fashion Week. folding it. “I loved it, every minute of it. I “It has earned and gained a reputa-

“I’ve always been obsessed with chandeliers because of their delicate complexities.”

contributed by katie hill

This photo illustrates the Japanese shibori dying technique, where cloth is dyed after twisting and folding it.

helped with everything from what’s called line sheets to the fittings, and even cutting out fabric,” Cansler said referring to the internship. Line sheets are records of information about the clothing, including things like pictures, sketches, and prices. For her own designs, Cansler usually chooses a theme that inspires her throughout the line of clothing; for the Charleston fashion week, her theme has been chandeliers. “I’ve always been obsessed with chandeliers because of their delicate complexities, their beauty and their function across the different decades,” Cansler said. She’s been working on incorporating many different aspects of the chandeliers, including their crystals and antiquity. “I was inspired by the shadows...and the colors from the beams through the crystals of the lights also affected my fabric and materials choices,” Cansler said. “One really cool thing I’m doing is taking old chandeliers from junkyards...I’m taking them apart and making the jewelry and some of the accessories out of those.” Nevertheless, her line of clothing for the Charleston Fashion week isn’t

contributed by katie hill

This piece is from Cansler’s line inspired by the five stages of grieving. The loss of Cansler’s best friend, Anna Nicole McCaslin, inspired the concept and the line was dedicated to her memory.

going to be quite as radical as it was at NCSU; she’s actually trying a new style of design for this competition. “I’m doing prêt-à-porter, or readyto-wear, because typically in the past I’ve done art-to-wear…. This will be the first ready-to-wear line I’ve done,” Cansler said. Plume, however, has the utmost confidence in Cansler and is excited

to cheer her on. “She really integrates what she learned here with her imagination,” Plume said. Cansler’s avant-garde designs can be seen on her website at keelylauren.



Milk stout serves both strong and sweet Matthew Dear is beating a new drum Flagship beer from the acclaimed dark beer specialty brewery sweetens up the impression of stouts.

Dance music and its subversion makes way for new aesthetics.

Mark Herring Feature Editor

Duck Rabbit milk stout is not a beer for sipping. Calling it a beverage doesn’t suffice in explaining what this beer is. Duck Rabbit milk stout is a beer you bite into. It’s a meal. Unlike the popular stout icon Guinness, Duck Rabbit makes its stout with an addition of lactose sugar, a sugar that typical beer yeast cannot ferment into alcohol. However, the contribution of lactose gives Duck Rabbit’s milk stout a unique sweetness to balance out the bold, dark-beer flavors. Duck Rabbit is known in the local beer scene for its darkbeer niche. The lightest their varieties come is an amber ale, which could sink any other amber with its richness. Duck Rabbit’s flagship beer, the milk stout, does not stray from the brewery’s specialty. This milk stout is the milkshake of beers. The brewers from Farmville,

John Mitchell WKNC Assistant Music Director


Duck Rabbit milk stout is a rich, sweet and full-bodied stout. Brewed by Duck Rabbit craft brewery in Farmville, the stout has an alcohol content of 5.7 percent.

NC use a generous amount of dark, toasty malts to make this beer a stout, and with the bold coffee and caramel flavors with typical stout charred notes, the hops are almost unnoticeable in aroma or taste. The lactose adds depth and sweetness, rounding off the heaviness of the malt. Duck Rabbit is growing in

popularity in North Carolina and is one of the largest breweries in the state, so this beer is found on tap in many bars and bottled at the supermarket. However, this is a beer meant to be in a pint glass. The bottles tend to be flat, and for this beer, a creamy head tops off the experience. The carbonation also helps cut the richness.

Duck Rabbit’s milk stout is a beer to finish on, since every beer after will carry a syrupy stoutness. If you’re a fan of dark beers, this one may throw you off guard. Unlike German Dünkels, this isn’t a clean, crisp beer. Unlike Guinness, this isn’t a low alcohol session bar. Duck Rabbit is paving its own way with stouts. Instead of conforming to a standard you can’t top— Guinness—our neighbors in Eastern Carolina are changing our perception of dark beer. Not all dark beers taste the same. Duck Rabbit could be considered a gateway stout, w it h a sweet balance to its ty pical stout qua l ities. And like many gateway agents, Duck Rabbit’s m i l k s tout may turn you to the darker side of beer preference.

Matthew Dear spent his high school years in Detroit. Known for its prominence in the auto world and its highly industrial composition, the city is also the birthplace of a musical phenomenon: techno. Dear has been attempting to compound the industrial rhythm-base of the genre with pop melodies since his 2003 debut album, Leave Luck to Heaven. His next two releases, 2007’s Asa Breed and 2010’s Black City, showed a continued infatuation with the way he could work his disparate influences together. As both producer and primary vocalist, his music has always been keen on creating fully hashed musical ideas. On his newest work, Headcage, Dear seems to take it a step further, focusing on the flux in which his music exists at even greater lengths. Headcage opens up with a title-track that would have been at home on his other releases due to its centralized rhythmic components. However, as the EP continues, the songs lose their characteristic pulse, culminating in what may be Dear’s most deconstructed track to date, “Around the Fountain.” In that song, Dear implements a tribal-influenced drum pattern that loops in on itself, exposing a completely different feel from anything else he’s done. It is fascinating to think of the possibilities of what is to come for Dear--will he continue the focused intensity of his pop-via-dance trademark, or is there something else in store? It is also important to note how the videos Dear has re-

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leased may foreshadow a musical change for his upcoming work. Charles Bergquist’s visual interpretation of Black City standout, “Slow Dance,” is homage to the contrast of the substantial and the ethereal apparent in Dear’s music.  The video features stark scenes of skyscrapers, and dancers are overcast with a flowing oil mask.  Glitch-heavy transitions are made to fit right in with the focus on fixation manifest in the song’s composition. The videos released for Headcage are much more lucid at their core.  Featuring constantly shifting, organic bursts of color, nothing stays in focus for more than a split second.  Both the visual companions of the title-track and “In the Middle (I Met You There)” reference the more ephemeral region Dear may be attempting to invade. Headcage is out now on Ghostly International.  Look for a new full-length from Matthew Dear later this year.



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differently. He could yell at me, but he couldn’t yell at certain guys. Certain guys you just encourage them like ‘all right, continued from page 8 you can get the next one,’ and “Different guys have dif- there are some guys you just ferent personalities,” Wil- don’t say anything to the first time because liams said. they’re going “I k n ow to c or re c t there are the mistake some guys themselves.” on our Another team that key role of I can just a leader is [say] ‘come to set an exon m a n, a mple of f we can’t aft he cour t ford that,’ but anoth- CJ Williams, sophomore forward because, as an athlete, er guy will respond differently to that. eyes are always watching. Ac“I kind of learned that cording to Leslie, Williams is from my high school coach. a responsible man on and off He kind of talked me down the court, which helps him a little bit; he handled us guide the younger players on

“Certain guys you just encourage them like ‘all right, you can get the next one.’”

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Junior forward Scott Wood looks for an opening to pass the ball under coverage during the game against Boston College in the RBC Center Thursday. The Wolfpack led the Eagles 45-28 at the end of the first half.


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ponents. “I always tell our guys, I am concerned with us and how we play and how hard we play and if we are playing to our potential each night,” Gottfried said. “I thought we had great energy tonight at both ends of the floor. Right now we are doing some things well and hopefully we can continue that.” Gottfried played a glowing tribute to Brown, who finished the night with 11 assists, nine points and three steals. “Lorenzo was terrific again,” Gottfried said. “Those are starting to become normal

nights when the guy is getting nine and 12 and 10 assists. He played really well.” Richard Howell, who had his sixth double-double in the last eight games and ended the night with 16 rebounds, drew praise from Boston College head coach Steve Donahue. “He’s a big, strong kid and I give him the credit,” Donahue said. “That’s what [rebounding] he does well in this league right now. He’s a tough kid. He’s a hard match-up for anyone, particularly for us. He’s a very good offensive rebounder and a very good defensive rebounder.” N.C. State next takes to the court against Miami on the road Jan. 22.
















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team leaders Richard Howell: 11 points, 16 rebounds, 100% FTA Scott Wood: 16 points C.J. Leslie: 14 points Source:

into the weekend. “[Practice] hasn’t really changed much,” KornegayGober said. “This week I am going to be stretching and heating up a lot to get my muscles loose to jump because my muscles have been tight for few weeks now. I am just going to make sure they are loose and I feel really good.” Kornegay-Gober said he had clear goals for the season and he was working hard to achieve them. “I actually do have Olym-



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pic dreams,” Kornegay-Gober said. “So if I even get the opportunity to go to the Olympic trials this year, I will be happy.” Chris Coleman, assistant coach for jumps, felt his team’s performance last week was both expected and surprising at the same time. “[Kornegay-Gober] is a returner and his jump was something we have been planning for a long while,” Coleman said. “[Malone] was little bit of a surprise, I thought he would jump a high 49 or 50 feet but beating your personal best by 2-feet-8-inches is just unheard of. It was a good performance by everybody.” Coleman said the team didn’t have a lot of high-intensity

CJ WILLIAMS POINTS PER GAME: Freshman: 3.7 Sophomore: 4.3 Junior: 4.7 Senior: 12.2 Source: Chancellor’s Office

the team. “He’s a great leader,” Leslie said. “He’s a very responsible dude, and he gets along with everybody. “With him being a senior this year, just having all of those years behind him as being a college player and a college student, he brings a great amount of responsibility to the team, and he helps other freshmen and the upcoming people.”

practices in order to stay fresh for the weekend’s meet at Virginia Tech. “We actually relaxed a bit because we went hard the week before,” Coleman said. “We are relaxing so we can reproduce the same marks we did last week.” Coleman also revealed he was fully focused on sending most of his athletes for the NCAA championships at the end of the season. “I am trying to get as many people as I can to the national championships,” Coleman said. “That’s the goal.” The Hokie Invitational is a two-day-long meet, beginning Friday at 5 p.m. at Virginia Tech’s Rector Field.


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men’s basketball

Wolfpack clips Eagles’ win streak

Scotty McCreery added to Hoops 4 Hope lineup N.C. State women’s basketball’s seventh-annual Hoops 4 Hope match will be played on Sunday, February 12. American Idol winner and Garner native Scotty McCreery will partake in the festivities for the event in Reynolds Coliseum. McCreery will be taking a break from his current tour with Brad Paisley to perform. General admission tickets for Hoops 4 Hope are $10 for adults and $5 for everyone 17 and under. Part of the funds raised will go to the Kay Yow Cancer Fund. Source: N.C. State Athletics

Women’s basketball notches thirdconsecutive victory The Wolfpack women’s basketball squad (13-6, 3-3 ACC) brought their conference record back to .500 on Thursday when they beat Clemson (5-11, 1-4 ACC) at Littlejohn Coliseum. Senior forward Bonae Holston posted her third-consecutive doubledouble with 17 points and 14 rebounds. Both redshirt senior guard Emili Tasler and junior guard Marissa Kastanek also put double figures on the scoreboard, putting away 16 and 13 points, respectively. The women’s basketball team returns to conference play on Sunday when they face the Carolina Tar Heels at Reynolds Coliseum at 1 p.m. NCSU














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N.C. State beats Boston College to move within one win of last year’s total. Rishav Dey Deputy Sports Editor

N.C. State defeated Boston College, 76-62, at the RBC Center to increase the tally to two conference wins in a row for the Pack. The Eagles, (7-11, 2-2 ACC) who were coming into the game on a two-game winning streak, had no answer for the Pack (14-5, 3-1 ACC), who dominated the entire game to move within one win of last year’s total. With sophomore forward C.J. Leslie back in the line up, after not starting the last game due to disciplinary issues, State started the game on the back foot with the Eagles opening the scoring. However, it was Leslie who opened the scoring for the Pack as State went on an early 10-0 run with the score 15-5 with 14:29 left in the first half. The Eagles, who had won the last time the two teams met, were not intimidated by a loud Wolfpack crowd, as they tied the ball game at 21 a piece with 8:42 to go in the first. That, however, proved to be the wakeup call the Pack desperately needed as they ran through the Eagles, ending the half on a 24-7 run. Leslie, who shot 100 percent from the field for 10 points, ran the show along with junior center Richard Howell and fellow sophomore guard Lorenzo Brown, who each had nine points. The second half was no

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Sophomore forward C.J. Leslie charges past a Boston College defender in the RBC Center Thursday. The Wolfpack led the Eagles 45-28 at the end of the first half.

different, with Howell open- point shooting coming into ing the scoring followed by the game, again showed his prowess from two quick behi nd t he field goals arc, shooting by senior 4-7 to end the guard night with a C.J. Wilteam-leading liams as 16 points. the Pack Wit h t he stretched win a mere their lead formality, to 23 head coach points, Mark Gotttheir Mark Gottfried, head coach fried brought highest of in the freshthe game. Junior guard Scott Wood, man trio of Jaqawn Raymond, who led the league in three- Thomas de Thaey and Tyler

“We found opportunities, a lot of deflections, steals; it really ignited our fast break...”

Harris, with the latter two ending the night with two points and two rebounds each. Gottfried felt his team’s improved performance on defense set the tone for the entire game. “I liked a lot about how our team played tonight, defensively,” Gottfried said. “I thought our ball pressure was better than it’s been in a while and it disrupted their timing. “We tried to really disrupt them from getting a lot of clean looks.” Gottfried felt the team’s positive performance on the break led to success offensively.

“When we had the ball in the break, a lot of good things happened tonight,” Gottfried said. “We found opportunities, a lot of deflections, steals; it really ignited our fast break, which I thought tonight was really big for our team.” Despite being under pressure to repeat the performance the team put up against Wake Forest last week, Gottfried said he told his team to concentrate on their own performance rather than worrying about their op-

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men’s basketball

track & field

Senior leadership for Pack

Track and field looks to build on strong start


Senior C.J. Williams brings character and intangibles on and off the court.


Jeniece Jamison

the statistics - to do the intangibles necessary for any team to

them some advice or just tries to be a great teammate, which

Deputy Sports Editor Saturday WOMEN’S TENNIS VS. DAVIDSON AND WINTHROP Raleigh, N.C., 9 a.m. & 5 p.m. WOMEN’S GYMNASTICS VS. UIC Chicago, Ill., 5 p.m. RIFLE VS. SEARC 5 Charleston, S.C., All Day TRACK AT HOKIE INVITATIONAL Blacksburg, Va., All Day Sunday MEN’S TENNIS VS. PENN STATE AND EAST CAROLINA Raleigh, N.C., 10 a.m. & 4 p.m. MEN’S BASKETBALL VS. MIAMI Miami, Fla., 12:00 PM WRESTLING VS. MARYLAND College Park, Md., 2 p.m.

Quote of the day “I thought we had great energy tonight at both ends of the floor.” Mark Gottfried, men’s basketball head coach

On every team, seniors are usually expected to lead the team and serve as mentors for the younger members. For Wolfpack men’s basketball, forward C.J. Williams, the only scholarship senior on the team, is that leader and mentor. Williams, who averages 12.2 points and 3.9 rebounds for State, said he believes the knowledge he’s gained over the past four years fits in well with the younger lineup. “On the court, I have a little more knowledge about the game because I’ve been through so much for four years now,” Williams said. “We’ve got a lot of smart guys on our team, so it kind of fits in.” Williams’ clout as a leader is also high with first-year head coach Mark Gottfried. According to sophomore forward C.J. Leslie, Williams, along with sophomore point guard Lorenzo Brown, serves as a coach on the floor. “I would say it’s both of their jobs,” Leslie said. “He knows that C.J. is older than the rest of us and he’s a very experienced player.” A key quality for any leader is their ability to perform off the court and beyond

Jumpers hope to continue winning momentum going into the Hokie Invitational.

the worst meet of the season because you’ve got to try to get better or whatever. But it was a great experience and one of the best days of my life.” Malone said he felt he had been working harder before Rishav Dey coming to college and that had Deputy Sports Editor helped him perform better. “The biggest change is just Members of N.C. State’s track and field team will be the workouts and stuf f,” looking to build on their Malone said. “In high school, positive start at the Virgin- I did not work anywhere near ia Tech Invitational as they as hard as I am now in college. head into Blacksburg, Va. The training is harder, more for the Hokie Invitational. consistent and I think that’s Despite a couple of sec- one of the biggest causes of ond-place finishes in the change [in my performance].” Three-time All-ACC high weight throw event last ju mper juweek, nior Kris which saw Kornegaythe Pack Gober, who net three recorded his out of the personal best top seven at last week’s positions meet, felt it i n b ot h was a clear men’s and Reuben Malone, indication of women’s freshmen long jumper the direction categohe was headries, it was ing in. the jump“I am feeling good; I am geters who stole the show with some impressive individual ting closer to my goal,” Koperformances, setting the rnegay-Gober said. “My goal tone for the rest of the sea- is to automatically qualify for the indoor championships, son. Long jumper and fresh- and that’s a 7-foot-4 1/4-inch man Reuben Malone from [jump]. So it’s great to get a new Lillington, who won the personal best so early this year triple jump in his first col- so that way I can build up.” Kornegay-Gober said he was legiate meet last week, felt his success was unexpected. going to stick to the basics and “It was a big surprise, looks to build on his perforI was just hoping I could mance from last week going jump as far as I could in high school,” Malone said. track continued page 7 “Usually the first meet is

“I was just hoping I could jump as far as I could in high school.”

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Senior guard C.J. Williams takes a shot during the basketball game against Northeastern in the RBC Center on Thursday, Dec. 22. The Wolfpack went on to defeat the Huskies 88-59.

succeed, such as encouraging a teammate or providing reinforcement to push his teammates to the next level. Leslie said he believes Williams has done well in that department. “Whenever he sees a player down he always comes over and tells them to pick it up, or gives

he is,” Leslie said. According to Williams, he approaches each teammate with a different perspective on what type of reinforcement they will respond to.

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