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monday march

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Raleigh, North Carolina

Gottfried: ‘It’s time to build some new history’ See page 8

Latinos voice their opinions for upcoming elections University Local Hispanics gather with White House officials to try and find a solution to immigration issues.

Dining focuses on students

Mark Herring & Sruthi Mohan Features Editor &Staff Writer

Local civic activists, both legal and illegal, gathered together with Obama administration officials on Saturday to discuss the issues regarding illegal immigration. The White House organized the summit in efforts to improve education for the Latino community. However, the discussion took a turn towards health care and immigration issues, rather than figuring out ways to make minor changes to the educational success of legal Latino children. After a few short introductions for the White House officials, the floor was given to community activists to pitch political reforms like developing better cancer treatment programs for Latinos and finding the appropriate services for illegal families who are also dealing with children with autism. However, an overwhelming number of issues all stemmed from immigration. Sergio Fonseca and Irvane de Diaz were two bold men who pitched their issues. They wore bright orange Tshirts with the statement, “Undocumented and Unafraid” emblazoned across their chests. They are members of a new non-profit organization made up of several illegal immigrants and their benefactors who are encouraging the thousands of undocumented

Dining considers several factors when creating their menu. Lindsey Rosenbaum Staff Writer

away from her. “I have now not a single document to prove to anyone who I am,” George Rodriguez, Yorley’s husband, said. Hardship characterizes the reality of life as an undocumented immigrant in the U.S. The Sociology Department hosted a panel

Dining halls constantly try to spice up their menus with a wide variety of tasty meals. Some dining halls are known for specialty meals, such as the omelets at Case. The dining hall reserved primarily for athletes is renowned for having “better food,” but not every student agrees. “I mean, the omelets are OK,” Christopher Grenier, freshman in engineering, said. “I really wish the eggs were real. I get them if the line isn’t too long, but it’s definitely not worth the wait.” Still, Grenier, who is not an athlete and only gets to eat at Case twice a day, prefers it. He still appreciates the variety of the other two dining halls. University Dining spends a great deal of time configuring a menu students on campus will enjoy. “The menus for the dining halls are seasonal,” Jennifer Gilmore, the marketing and communications manger for Campus Enterprises, said. “Meals are heavier for the winter,

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Latinos protest the failure of the Dream Act during President Barack Obama’s visit to Reynolds Coliseum, Sept. 14, 2011. The White House has tried to rebuild relations with Latinos, who may prove to be a powerful force this fall.

Latinos in North Carolina to come out of the shadows and live their lives without fear. Fonseca urged everyone present to vote for the Dream Act and help push it through Congress again. “I have been living here since I was three years old,” Fonseca said. “My whole family — my parents, brothers, sisters and grandma all live here. And now, after having been caught and thrown in jail for DUI charges for

going 0.1 over the limit at the age of 22, I have been placed on the fast track to deportation. I have to leave by July and return to a country I have never even visited after moving here, to live with an aunt I have never before met.” Yorleny Rodriguez has a similar story. She was detained at a checkpoint along with her husband and two children, and had all forms of identification documentation taken

insidetechnician Wolfpack baseball feasts on the Deacs Freshmen performance leaves Wake green with envy. See page 8.

Playing with color

South Asian students play Holi, a Hindus celebration of color, observed by Hindus and many others. See page 6.

Technology weighs in on modern communication Event brought together speakers from across the country. See page 3.

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Corrections & Clarifications

Technician Campus Cinema Schedule

Through Natalie’s lens

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

Romeo & Juliet: Shakespeare’s famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona, still retaining its original dialogue. Wednesday, March 21 - 7 p.m.

Weather Wise

O Brother, Where Art Thou?: Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey,” set in the deep south during the 1930s. In it, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. Presented by WKNC.



Thursday, March 22 - 10 p.m. Friday, March 23 - 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 24 - 10 p.m. Sunday, March 25 - 7 p.m. War Horse: Young Albert enlists to serve in World War I after his beloved horse is sold to the calvary. Albert’s hopeful journey takes him out of England and across Europe as the war rages on. Thursday, March 22 - 7 p.m. Friday, March 23 - 9 p.m. Saturday, March 24 - 7 p.m. Sunday, March 25 - 9:30 p.m. Hercules: The son of the Greek gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.

Wednesday, March 21 - 9:30 p.m.

Friday, March 23 - 11:59 p.m. Saturday, March 24 - 5 p.m.

Sherlock Holmes A Game of Shadows: Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty.

For a full listing of movies and showtimes, visit

Talley Construction Updates

North of Talley - West Side (Future site of Dock, Dining, Senate Chambers & Arts N.C. State) 1. Continue excavation and grading 2. Demo the steam and water piping on north side

Source: Campus Cinema

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3 p.m. Otherwise, partly sunny.


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This week, the construction noise level will be red, meaning during the day there will be noise and/or vibration; loud and/or heavy noise; constantly or intermittently.

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Monday Search Committee Meeting 2-4 p.m. 512 Brickhaven Drive Nominating Committee Meeting for the dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Taste of Africa 7-8:30 p.m. 126 Witherspoon Student Center Interested in tasting delicious African dishes? Come out to Taste of Africa, hosted by the African Student Union. We will be learning about different foods amongst the many African countries. Mr. and Ms. Wolfpack Competition 7-9 p.m. Witherspoon Student Cinema Ten contestants will represent the youth-focused program of a nonprofit organization of their choice. The different categories


olding a skull found along a creek bed in Hoffman County, Josh Zajdel, senior in zoology, examines and determines it to be a raccoon. Although looking for ‘herps,’ or reptiles and amphibians, Zajdel discovered this skull and many live animals. He goes out looking for animals in their natural habitat “because I’m thoroughly interested in zoology.” Zajdel also said he would like “to see the return of the zoology department.”

of the event will be game-day attire, talent and a question-andanswer session. A panel of judges will vote on who will become Mr. and Ms. Wolfpack! Kornelius Bascombe will be emceeing the event. Proceeds will go to benefit the nonprofit the winner is representing. “Should Governments Sanction Gay Marriage?” 7:30-9 p.m. 232A Withers Hall Jonathan Rauch, a leading journalist and activist, will be the 2011-2012 keynote speaker for the American Ideas and the Political Process lecture series, sponsored by the Department of Political Science in the School of Public & International Affairs. Rauch is a senior writer and columnist for the National Journal, and he is a Writer in Residence at the Brookings Institution and was a Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He is the author of five books, including his 2004 book on “Gay Marriage: Why It Is Good for Gays, Good for Straights, and Good for America.” Tuesday 12th Annual Student Art Purchase 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Gregg Museum of Art and Design Students who have submitted artwork - priced at $400 or less will be selling their artwork to the public.

Source: Laura Wilkinson

Nomination Committee Meeting 10 a.m. - noon 327 Park Alumni Center Nomination Committee meeting for the associate vice chancellor for University Development. 7th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium 1:30-4 p.m. McKimmon Center This year, there will be 177 poster presentations representing research being conducted in 57 graduate programs from all colleges. This event is cosponsored and organized by the NC State University Graduate Student Association (UGSA) and the Graduate School. Global Luxury Management Graduate Studies Infosession 4:30-5:30 p.m. 2406 Nelson Hall Students interested in studying abroad while learning about the world of luxury management are invited to this information session for the one-year graduate Global Luxury Management option offered by N.C. State’s Poole College of Management. Metaphysic Seminar 4:30-5:30 p.m. 344 Withers Hall William Bauer of N.C. State will give a talk on “Informing Powers” in the Philosophy Colloquium

Peace Corps at NCSU

In the know Student Media will host the annual Student Body President Debate Monday at 6:30 p.m. in 314 Harrelson Hall, the Student Senate Chambers. Candidates will have the opportunity to introduce themselves to the constituents and discuss their platform before the Q&A session begins. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. If you have a question you would like answered at the debate, please email it to Technician will be live tweeting from the debate, so follow @ncsutechnician if you cannot be there in person.

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Tuesday, March 20 Information Session SAS Hall - Room 2229 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Series.” Invisible Children Benefit Concert 6-8 p.m. Talley Student Center Ballroom Occupy NCSU Meeting 7-8 p.m. 321 Mann Hall Occupy NCSU: “We are organizing a student movement aimed at combatting increased tuition and fees while seeking to rid N.C. State of corporate influence.” State of the Oceans 7-8:30 p.m. The Global Issues Seminars, co-sponsored by the Office of International Affairs and the School of Public and International Affairs, feature panels of N.C. State experts tackling global issues that are relevant to North Carolina, the nation and the world. Tony Porter: “A Call to Men” 7:30-9 p.m. Witherspoon Student Cinema Co-sponsored by the Women’s Center, University Housing and OIED.

North of Talley - East Side (Future site of Dining, Ballroom and Meeting Rooms) 1. Staging for demolition

Existing Talley 1. Complete the 2nd floor corridor walls 2. Start the 3rd floor separation walls 3. Complete the 4th floor abatement 4. Start the precast demolition on the north side 5. Cap the existing watermain in Talley. 6. Complete micropile installation for temp shoring

Other areas 1. Complete the steam tie in at Cates Avenue.


determined. A thorough check of the building was conducted.

March 15 1:13 a.m. | Medical Assist Hillsborough Street/Brooks Avenue Units responded and transported non-student in need of medical assistance. 12:31 a.m. | Drug Violation Bowen Hall Report of possible drug violation. Officer did not locate problems. 7:08 a.m. | Fire Alarm Council Building Officer responded to alarm. System would not reset. Electronics was notified and responded. 8:32 a.m. | Special Event Bell Tower Officers monitored rally at this location. 1:48 p.m. | Odor Complaint Clark Dining Hall Units responded to complaint of smoke in the building. Cause and origin could not be

Source: TJ Willis, assistant director University Student Centers

3:50 p.m. | Traffic Stop Avent Ferry Road Non-student was issued citation for speeding. March 16 3:12 a.m. | Drunk & Disruptive Pi Kappa Phi Student was referred to the University for alcohol violation underage, drunk and disruptive and damage to property. 3:41 a.m. | Dispute Off Campus Officers responded to report of dispute at Hillsborough Street/ Pullen Road. Officers located two non-students arguing. No action taken. 4:24 a.m. | Suspicious Person Caldwell Hall Report of suspicious subject. Officers made contact with student who was allowed to remain in the building.



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Technology weighs in on modern communication Event brought together speakers from across the country. Madison McLawhorn Staff Writer

A conference took place in Park Shops from Friday to Sunday that featured expert speakers in communications from around the country, as well as the world. The Local and Mobile Conference 2012 served as the third annual research symposium for the program of Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media at N.C. State. It also marked the third joint international conference of the Pan-American Mobilities Network and the Cosmobilities Network. Adriana de Souza e Silva, an associate professor at the department of communication, was chair of the conference. Silva is also the interim associate director of the CRDM program and affiliated faculty at the Digital Games Research Center. While the head of the conference was a local, many of those involved came to Raleigh from across the globe. Keynote speakers included Rich Ling, professor at the IT University of Copenhagen and Telenor’s Research Institute in Norway, Paul Dourish from Irvine, Ca. and Teri Reub from Buffalo, N.Y. The three days consisted of 21 panel discussions led and


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like chicken and dumplings, but they’ll get lighter for the spring,” Gilmore said. Menus are planned at the beginning of every year based on four-week rotation menus. For each meal, University Dining tries to balance out one hot entree with a vegan or vegetarian entree. They also include specialty bars to add more selection. University Dining relies on student feedback to make sure the menus are up to par. Three times a year, a select group of 30 students critique one of the four-week rotational menus. They are asked to mark what they liked and disliked. “The best feedback is walking around the dining halls and asking students if they are enjoying their meals,” Randy Lake, director of University Dining, said. Taking into account feedback from the students, the cost of

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discussion on immigration and marginalization of the Hispanic community on Thursday. Allan Parnell, vice president of Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities in Mebane, cited a specific case where districts of city limits in communities across the U.S., and Southern Pines as a local example, expand around many Latino neighborhoods, often denying them of services the cities provide. “You bring into town who you want to bring in, and they’re not Latinos for many,” Parnell said. According to Hannah Gill, director of UNC-Chapel Hill’s Latino Migration Project, politicians are now using a tactic called self-deportation, in which undocumented immigrants leave a particular community because basic daily activities are too difficult to do as an illegal immigrant. Gill said Arizona’s controversial SB 1070 law that “has made racial profiling legal” and the state’s lower rates of immigration exemplify this trend. Mitt Romney has cited this as a strong strategy to discourage immigration. “People just decide to pick up

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Ana Maria Nicolaci-da-Costa, professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, speaks about the fear users have of disclosing location information in foursquare, a location based social networking site for mobile devices. Nicolaci-da-Costa was one of four on the panel discussing “Local and Cultural Uses of Mobile Technologies” at the three day Internationational Conference of the Pan-American Mobilities Network Saturday Mar. 17.

moderated by dozens of mobile communications and information technology specialists, as well as professors of communication from countries like France, Canada, the U.S., Denmark, Netherlands, Nigeria, Brazil, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Germany. The culturally diverse panels

served as a platform for discussion of the application of mobile resources in today’s world. The audience gained insight into how mobility and location influence the world around us, and also heard expert ideas of how these resources could be applied more effectively. Several students had the op-

equipment and supplies, and and redistributes it to various how healthy a meal might be, soup kitchens. Health is a big priority for University Dining employees begins to plan menus. How- University Dining, seen with ever, planning is not as easy at the unique opportunities offered to students. Students can it may seem. “Food is personal,” Gilmore attend free nutrition classes said. “What one person might where they are taught how to make healthier choices in the love, others might not.” As a way to break some of dining halls, and how to make meals under the monot500 calories. ony, UniverIn addisity Dining tion to health sponsors classes, the special dinm e nu s for ing events. University Past events include Ital- Jennifer Gilmore, marketing and Di ni ng a re communications manger for programmed ian Night, the Campus Enterprises into a webValentine’s site, MyFitDay Dinner, which tracks and the Blueberry Event. To plan these events, din- meals, exercises and gives caing hall managers get together loric allotments. According to Lake, the dinto throw around ideas. Some events are annual, while oth- ing halls always attempt to ers, like the Blueberry Event, make something both familiar and new to the students. are new this year. “We want to cha llenge If it has been a slow day of dining and a significant the students to eat different amount of food has been left, things,” Lake said. a local charity collects the food

“What one person might love, others might not.”

and leave,” Gill said at the panel may be going through... I don’t see a solution to this problem discussion. Many frustrated advocates at for the near future,” Olavarria the Durham summit also com- said. “Congress doesn’t want to plained about how police offi- pass any immigration reform cers would stop them because laws, and with states like Mississippi and Alabama passing of racial profiling. The undocumented immi- even more stringent immigragrants argued if they are ex- tion laws, we can only continue pected to pay taxes, as they do struggling.” The reality may be ugly for with the deductions in their paychecks, they should have the Obama administration, with an upset a way to obLatino comtain driver’s mu n i t y i n licenses or at protest from least a very the failure of ba sic for m t he Drea m of identificaAct and the tion. most deporEsther Olatat ions in varria, counGeorge Rodriguez, Latino the country’s selor to the community activist history in his secretary at term, accordthe U.S. Department of Homeland Secu- ing to Helen Marrow, sociolrity, advises the secretary on ogy professor at Tufts Univerimmigration matters and im- sity and member of the panel migration reform. At the event, discussion. “We see this ‘great awakOlavarria listened to the mixed Spanish-English banter of ening’ time and again, and those pleading their cases but Obama will avoid [immigracould only give an indefinite, tion] like the plague since evneutral answer due to the grav- erything he’s pushed have been ity and bipartisan responses to repressive for immigration,” the issue and concluded it is the Marrow said. “But 2012 may responsibility of Congress to not be the election of the Latiresolve the immigration issue. nos. That may be 2016, when “Our president, Obama, all their documented children began his term with a broken will be eligible to vote.” immigration system and so although I understand what you

“I have now not a single document to prove to anyone who I am.”

portunity to work the conference. Caroline Funkhouser, junior in communications, had the position of tech support in one of the panel rooms. As she helped presenters with microphones and PowerPoint presentations, she observed several of the speakers present. One of these presentations

was that of Armond Towns from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. “[Towns] talked about the L.A. gang tours, which are tours you can pay to take through the ghetto of L.A. led by real gangsters, and how these tours affect the mobility of the black and Latino popula-

tions living in these communities,” Funkhouser said. “He spoke about how these tours are interpreted differently by different people. This one was probably my favorite.” Another talk was N.C. State’s Ryan McGrady’s “Wikipedia Zero and the Encyclopedic Ideal.” “[McGrady dealt with] proliferation of Wikipedia in our society and how Wikipedia is attempting to become a force to gather all human knowledge for our benefit,” Funkhouser said. Communications senior Khang Ngo also worked the conference. “Being at the conference and hearing the panel, as well as getting to know the presenters, gave me an inside look at what our professors actually do outside of teaching,” Ngo said. “They try to analyze and advance current topics on a scholarly level and redefine the old.” Ngo enjoyed the event because he could relate. “It is exactly like research papers that we do except on a more in depth level, and you get catering.”            The weekend conference culminated in a presentation on Locative Media as Generative Displacement by keynote speaker Teri Rueb from the University at Buffalo, followed by closing remarks from conference chair Adriana de Souza e Silva.


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{Our view}

We are not an apathetic generation N

The Facts:

N.C. State won a presidential award for the amount of community service its students participates in. Our University integrates the importance of leadership in one’s community in various aspects of students’ lives.

Our Opinion:

We are seen as the apathetic generation because of our lack of political activism; however, this is far from the truth. We approach community issues with action as opposed to representation.


Campus Forum


Careful with your language In response to Jon Lewis’ column,“Could it be any worse?” I can’t help but feel Mr. Lewis chose an apt title for his March 1 editorial “Could it be any worse?” Over the course of his piece, he happily highlights every flaw in modern political discourse. Rather than choosing to address the issues for which Mr. Santorum stands, he chose instead to ridicule not only the candidate, but those who support and agree with him. It isn’t wrong for Mr. Lewis to hold an opinion—far from it. It is impressive to hold an opinion to the extent where one would be willing to put one’s name on a piece expressing that opinion in this way. Indeed, it is not his opinion I am faulting. Rather, it is the way he chooses to express it. He uses caustic language to imply the stupidity of not only Santorum, but all social conservatives. He dismisses the entire opposing view as “backward” and states that “nobody could actually believe what he’s said.” As I said, it is perfectly acceptable to hold an opinion and to express it. However, what is the benefit in blatantly insulting one’s audience? How is it any way beneficial to Mr. Lewis or his position to dismiss an entire section of American thought based on one man? I think it may be in Mr. Lewis’ best interests to proofread his articles and consider them from an opposing viewpoint rather than assuming everyone understands a reason in his discourse.  Janneke Parrish junior, philosophy 

A column misinterpreted In response to Chelsey Francis’ column, “Cut the crap talk.” At first when I read this column, I had the same impression as all students. How could you not stand up with us? But Chelsey is absolutely right when it comes down to the end of the column. Most people believe she is saying the game was called fair and we shouldn’t be saying those things. But that’s not at all what she is trying to say. She is trying to say the things N.C. State students are saying about the game and refs, UNC players and coaches is going a little bit too far. When it comes down to saying “I’m going to kill those refs,” that’s way too far! I’ll admit, I’ve said some things that were mean, but nothing to that extent. Students care about the image of our school sportswise and player-wise, but when it comes down to damaging comments, students don’t seem to care what they personally look like and how they are portraying

.C. State was awarded the President’s Award in the 2012 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll last week for its attempts to incorporate community service into student’s learning. Being one of only five universities in the nation to win this award speaks volumes as to the amount of dedication our University has toward public service. Our students could be defined by this type of hands-on experience to make an impact in the community rather than the typical apathetic, microwave generation we are portrayed as. N.C. State alone has ongoing service events for students

to get involved in. The Center for Student Leadership, Ethics and Public Service is devoted to this type of involvement, giving opportunities to affect communities on a national and global scale, as well as our own society here in Raleigh. Various events not only allow students to demonstrate their service-orientated outlook, but also create a chance to demonstrate their political activism. War on Terror protests, GLBT activism and the Occupy movements are examples of our generation attempting to physically change and shape our society. However, we are

continually seen as a generation marked by indifference. Generations before us were politically involved by voting in attempts to elect a representative who could make a difference. Our generation is not so fortunate to have a valid candidate—of any kind—to rally behind. Because of this, we have developed a system for acting on, rather than talking about, what to change. Our hours of community service outweigh those of the previous generations combined. We identify a problem and move toward the solu-

tion faster and more efficiently than our current leaders. Our branding of apathy is not only invalid but uncalled for because of this determination to make a change. We should continue to put forth the efforts in public service and lead younger generations to follow our example. The current state of our society is asking for a change. We are getting tired of the bureaucratic solutions to our problems— luckily the paradigm is shifting in our favor. We should continue to disprove this view of our “lethargic” generation and continue to make an impact in the communities we interact with.  

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“I’d protest against Amendment One.” Lena Brown sophomore, zoology

Science articles are a good reflection

Raquel Goode senior, communications

in your words What would you protest and why?

Danielle Neujahr sophomore, fisheries and wildlife science

Research and science is very important to me. The articles in Technician really catch my eye whenever they tell a story about students and their accomplishments alongside their professors. A lot of the stories cover and highlight achievement while showing just how dynamic N.C. State students are in research and science. I am writing you to discuss the way you incorporate science into Technician articles. The articles written are important, as they reflect how the institution feels about research and science. N.C. State is a university focusing on finding new information. Technician does an awesome job of highlighting the moments when useful information has been found by students.

I would like to applaud your tactics and the ways in which you address the many science projects that students participate in. As a student it is encouraging, after reading your articles, to leave a mark on campus or just to get involved academically. The science articles presented in Technician represent how N.C. State values the students and their work as well as the faculty’s commitment to the academic success of students. This is important as sometimes students may not feel the need to go above and beyond, but recognizing students on a regular basis produces motivation and boosts the confidence of students who get recognized.

If I could change anything about the attitude toward science in Technician,I wouldn’t. I believe it truly represents student life and their participation in the sciences. It is a great idea to continue to post similar stories to not only inform the audience but to motivate them as well. Your articles are greatly appreciated.

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the school and its students. Rivals make us who we are, but we shouldn’t be uncivilized and downright rude. Just looking back at the comments on her post on the online paper, people were horrible to Chelsey, which in fact proves the point her column was trying to make. We should respect a writer’s opinion and try to understand it from her perspective instead of bashing it like a punching bag. I hear people say UNC is just as bad… well, then why are you sinking to their level?

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Open love letter to the team


his is an open love letter to the N.C. State basketball team and coach Gottfried: I love you. I don’t always profess my love for 15 men at once, but when I do, it’s on a public forum. Let me start out by explaining my feelings from the past few years. When I came to N.C. State in Ahmed Amer 2009, basketDeputy ball here was Viewpoint Editor in a real slump. I would pessimistically watch games. “We won’t win this one,” I would say. Of course I wanted us to win, but I hope you understand when I say my spirit was a little low. I was tired of watching a talented team get beaten by UNC and Duke over and over again. I knew we were good; we beat Duke the year they won the national championship, but we were inconsistent without good leadership. Watching the basketball game was like being on a bad date: the first half went really well, but ended with me being blue after getting beat by Duke and UNC. Then came the exciting news that C.J. Leslie, Lorenzo Brown and Ryan Harrow were bringing their talent to N.C. State in the coming season. I was giddy as a schoolgirl… until basketball season started. Again, the immense talent was apparent,

but the leadership just wasn’t there. Fingers were pointed, and then there was a coup that resulted in the sacking of Sidney Lowe. I didn’t know what to expect. It was like a break up —I felt guilty, but I wanted to see new people. Shortly after, Debbie Yow made what turned out to be the best decision anyone has ever made, ever. I’ll be honest, I had never heard of the ‘Gottfather’ prior to his arrival at State, but I was re ad y for cha nge . I gladly welcomed him, excited to see what he cou ld do. He was hope personified. A bronzed god su rrounded by golden light with his hands confidently placed on his hips. He kicked down the doors to the program in a fit of pure manliness, and immediately began rebuilding the foundation of a fallen titan’s house. I lusted after the coming basketball season, even with Harrow’s departure. You didn’t disappoint, gentlemen. It’s been a hell of a trip, and now you’ve fought your way to the Sweet 16. Some of my most memorable moments of the semester were made in R BC Center, passionately shouting in a sweaty sea of red.

“I love you” doesn’t cut it. I want to say things like, “Watching you play works better than popping Viagra,” or, “If N.C. State basketball was a food, it’d be Nutella,” and other things Technician won’t let me publish. I want you all to know I’ll be supporting you while you’re playing in St. Louis Friday. I’ve been wearing my lucky game day Snuggie for all of the tournament games, and I refuse to wash it until you w in it all. I am tremendously proud of the entire team, and so is the rest of Wolfpack Nation. Thank you for giving us reason to say “Wolfpack back.” Also, if you’re reading this, Lorenzo Brown, Facebook won’t let me ask to be your friend because you’re too awesome. Can we fix this?

“I want to say things like, ‘Watching you play works better than popping Viagra...’”

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“I’d protest against UNC doing anything.” Weston Sadovy sophomore, mechanical engineering

“I wouldn’t protest anything, because I am unsure of its effectiveness. Instead I would just act myself.” Joseph Makhatadze senior, computer science

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Vintage21: A church for doubters, seekers and cynics A Raleigh church hopes to spread love and hope through ministry and newage worship. Nikki Stoudt Staff Writer

The moment you walk into Vintage21, you know it’s no ordinary church. Each of the campuses—spaces for services—are located in renovated spaces. Even the offices are set up in the old Raleigh Times printing house on Hargett Street. The original walls, ceilings and minimalist decoration give off the hippest of coffee shop vibes. And that’s the way the staff likes it. Tyler Jones, founder and lead pastor of Vintage21 church, believes in loving where you are and giving back. So in the fall of 2002, he and 40 others started an interdenominational gathering in a loft on Hargett Street. Today, the congregation has blossomed into 1,200 weekly members who meet at one of Vintage21’s three locations. Jones, who lives downtown with his wife, Kimberly, and two daughters, has always had strong ties to the area. Both of his grandparents were members of the N.C. State family. Jones’ grandfather was a food science major while his grandmother became a professor of English and etiquette. His parents were born in Raleigh and also attended N.C. State. Jones went on to attend UNC-Chapel Hill in the mid-1990s and never

left the area. “Having that strong connection to the Triangle fueled our decision to settle down and build a church here,” Jones said. “We felt like we were giving back in a way.” In addition to the fact that all staff members at Vintage21 have Twitter accounts—new territory for the religious leader community—Jones feels there are a few other key aspects that make Vintage21 unique. “[Our] congregation is a relatively young one,” Jones said. “We have a good number of college students from Duke, N.C. State, Meredith and Chapel Hill. We’ve also got a lot of young families, especially as downtown Raleigh continues to change.” This may contribute to the student-heavy congregation of Vintage21. Top-notch graphic designers, who are also members of the church, have developed lights, sounds and presentations to keep the congregation engaged and maintain the hype of the experience. Like Vintage21, which started with what Jones describes as “die-hard” local people, Raleigh has transformed and grown over the past few years. Jones said Vintage21 seeks to reach out to an ever-growing student population that continues to increase in diversity. Jones and his staff can’t imagine being anywhere else. “There is a whole revamp going on downtown,” Jones said. “Raleigh is on an uptick. Bands are returning, art is returning.

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Tyler Jones is the lead pastor and founder of Vintage21. After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, Jones moved to the Raleigh area and has been involved with various faith groups around State’s campus for 15 years now.

To see all that—it’s a pretty amazing place to be.” While ministry and worship is a vital part of any church, Vintage21 focuses more on utilizing one’s gifts and spreading love to one another than wasting those talents or being disengaged. “We want to love the city we live in,” Jones said. “The people in our church are really gifted people and we do everything

we can to empower them and train them to love the city, too. It’s extremely important to us that we lift up and encourage as many and as much as possible.” ‘Reclaim,’ an organization established by Vintage21, seeks to assist the 135 million American orphans by providing recreational and educational programs as well as day-today needs. ‘Corral,’ another ministry, is a rescue for young

girls who have been abused by gangs. The members of this organization aid the girls in getting educated, getting out of gang life and getting emotional and spiritual help. “Through these groups, we really hope to empower everyone we come in contact with,” Jones said. The most recognized aspect of Vintage21 is the willingness to listen. In a world of ‘Brick-

yard preachers,’ an open ear can be difficult to find. “We want to be the place where doubters and cynics can come and be enthusiastically against us or for us,” Jones said. “There is no manipulation or guilt. We welcome it, actually. We want to be the place where it’s okay to disagree and discuss.”

Competing for the title of king of the forest N.C. State hosts the top-tier timbersports competition. Katie Sanders Senior Staff Writer

Many may know ESPN for Sports Center, but its second longest running show on is the STIHL Timbersports, the top-tier competition for lumberjacks across the world. Hundreds apply each year, and only the top 40 competitors are accepted to compete for the championship title. N.C. State hosted the southern regional competition this year, and had several students and alumni competing.

Six categories comprise the event: the springboard chop, the stock saw, the standing block, the single buck, the underhand and the hot saw. The most amusing for spectators to watch is probably the springboard chop event, which involves climbing up trees and cutting them down. “What it used to be is a way to get around knots and trees and old broken timber… the old way to chop off wood at the top of the tree was to put these planks of wood in the tree,” Brad Sorgen, the producer of the STIHL Timbersports series, said. The athletes chop small holes



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into the sides of trees and then jam in planks called springboards, which they use to climb up at least nine feet. There they race to chop off the 12-inch top of the tree. “It’s entertaining and scary— if you don’t have your boards set into the tree very well you have the possibility of falling and getting injured,” Sorgen said. “And you’re not only falling nine feet, but you have planks of wood in the way and your axe in your hand.” Logan Scarborough, an N.C. State alum and forestry consultant, admitted that it was a bit dangerous—he unfortunately fell off a board during the competition—but that doesn’t slow him down. Two years ago he earned the title of U.S. collePhoto courtesy of STIHL Timbersports giate champion and is competLogan Scarborough, N.C. State alum and former national champion, competes in a timbersport ing as a pro this year. “If you play with sharp ob- competition. “It’s a sport derived from jects you’re going to get cut, when things go your way it’s ern Qualifier and will be going you know?” Scarborough said. really self-gratifying. There are onto the Collegiate Champion- lumberjacks back in the day, but when people hear that If all the safety precautions so many things that go into it,” ship this summer. “I would definitely like to go they think of it condescending are followed, there generally Scarborough said. a little bit… it’s a really fair Sorgen, however, favors the pro,” Wassack said. aren’t many mishaps. Going onto timbersports sport, and it’s just like every“You don’t see injuries that steel stock saw event, where often—you just see speed, athletes use identical chain seemed like a natural progres- thing else—if you get good at it, power and precision,” Sorgen saws to cut precisely measured sion for Wassack, who played it’s definitely worth watching,” “cookies” of wood off of a log. outfield on his high school Scarborough said. said. ‘Getting good’ at timbers“You can practice all of the baseball team and found himAnother one of the more exciting events is called the hot rest of the disciplines until self in college without a sport ports does mean being physically fit—one of the ways to saw, in which the competitors you’re blue in the face. The to participate in. “I played baseball through train is weightlifting accordrace to make three six-inch stock saw is one where no cuts using their own custom- matter how hard you practice, high school, and in college I ing to Wassack—but practice, modified chain saws. The saw anything can go wrong in it... wasn’t really doing anything, skill, and strategy are the more motors have been replaced, ultimately it comes down to so instead of a baseball bat in important aspects. “It’s completely different in usually with outdoor water- your precision at using a skilled my hand I had an axe,” Wastimbersports. If you’re 53, 52... tool,” Sorgen sack said. craft engines Scarborough also played you can beat everybody,” Scarsaid. or motorcyVictor Was- baseball in high school, as a borough said. cle engines, Right now, despite its popusack, a senior first baseman. While baseball making them i n f o r e s t does lead logically into tim- larity on television, the sport so powerful management, bersports, he said that it was is rather unknown, and so it the world rea bit of a difficult transition. forms a small, tight-knit comcompetes cord for this in the four Scarborough recommends munity of competitors. event is only “The athletes that participate imagining that you are batcollegiate a little over ting pop-flies as you swing your in the sport aren’t full time events—the five seconds. single buck, axe, rather than a more natural lumberjack professionals—a “The chain lot of them are teachers, we the standing baseball swing. speed is mov“You have to break that swing have a couple who are lawyers block chop, ing at around t h e s t o c k completely,” Scarborough said. or construction men, and they 200 mph and However, many other aspects just happen to do this for fun saw and the it ’s got 6s of baseball do carry over. Was- because it’s been in their histoLogan Scarborough, underhand horse powtimbersport competitor sack believed playing baseball ry and the heritage that’s been chop. ers,” Sorgen “I got into through high school has helped passed down in their family,” said. “These timbersports him in his timbersports career. Sorgen said. machines are Scarborough enjoyed the at “There’s a lot... you’ve got to loud, they’re screaming and when I was a freshman in colthey just burn through the lege,” Wassack said. “I was in be very active and you’ve got to mosphere this creates, saying the forestry program and one have good hand-eye coordina- that older competitors will help wood.” younger ones by teaching them This was one of Scarbor- of the clubs was, of course, the tion,” Wassack said. Scarborough was in agree- how to modify chainsaws or by ough’s favorite events because forestry club.” Wassack has a promising ment with Wassack, saying perfecting their swings. it combines ingenuity with “Everybody knows everystart as a timbersports athlete. that the sport has more preciathleticism. “Hot saw is a lot of fun—it’s Last year he finished second, sion to it than most people first body,” Scarborough said.  aggravating sometimes, but and this year he won the South- believe.

“Hot saw is a lot of fun—it’s aggravating sometimes, but when things go your way it’s really self-gratifying.”

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Playing with

color South Asian students play Holi, a Hindu celebration of color, observed by Hindus and many others. Story By mark herring | photos By jordan moore


arris Field turned into a festive Indian city as students sang along to popular Hindi songs and danced together Friday afternoon. However, the most common element was the paint.

and organizers provided water balloons for those who “played” Holi. Additionally, for $2 players bought dye to rub onto each other. According to Ripsi Patel, junior in psychology and president of EKTAA, the organization ordered the dye, a colored cornstarch, from a South Asian supply store in New Jersey. The authentic stuff, used in India, has a reputation for not being the most safe — in The South Asian student associations, EKTAA for un- 2001, health-safety advocate groups Toxics Links and dergraduates and Maitri for graduate students, hosted Vatavaran published a study exposing toxicity in some the Hindu festival of Holi, a celebration of colors and the of the dyes. The only complaint for this Holi was running out of dye quickly. coming of the spring. Along with the spreading of dye from friend to friend, However, religion was only a minor part of Friday’s with the common greeting “Happy Holi,” music, dance celebration. “The story of Holi is complicated… it’s a story about and food completed the celebration. “We eat this snack called papdi chaat, which is a mix the struggle of Prahlad keeping his faith, but over all, of puffed rice, crackers and a few spices it’s the festival of color,” Chandni in a sauce,” Radhika Patel, a senior in Bhalodia, a junior in biological biological sciences, said. “It’s like street sciences, said. food in India.” The commemoration of Holi The event attracted about 100 people, comes from the Vaishnavism according to EKTAA officers, and many sect’s story of a demon king who students without any South Asian hericondemned his son, Prahlad, tage partook in the festivities. a devotee to Vishnu, to death. Though this event seemed extreme to Prahlad’s sister, Holika, conmany gawking passersby, N.C. State’s celspired to kill him in a pyre, but the ebration was tame for Indian standards. flames engulfed her, not Prahlad. “People go crazy, with super soakers The festival Holi came from this Nidhi Gandhi, a junior in biochemistry full of dyed water,” Bhalodia said. “The triumph of good over evil, but tostreets of India are just full of paint. It’s day it’s remembered widely as the running in the streets and people are decked out in it.” arrival of spring. The paint signified the celebration, which students comHoli signifies a cultural unification for many Hindus and non-Hindus of South Asia. Tasha Mangaldas, a senior memorated late this year, since the true Holi occurred in chemistry, compared it to Christmas — a mainstream, during spring break. Despite its late celebration, Nidhi Gandhi, a junior in Western homologue. “It’s the only things that reminds me of back home in biochemistry, said it’s always fun to observe Holi. “It’s a time for people to unwind and get crazy,” Gandhi India, it’s my most favorite festival and it’s a great time for people to come together,” Mangaldas said. Mangaldas said. “But it’s all about the colors, hands down.” moved to Raleigh when she started at N.C. State. “Back at home, we would all meet up at one place, like everyone in our class, and we would play pranks on each other.” The pranks carried over to the N.C. State celebration,

“It’s a time for people to unwind and get crazy. But it’s all about the colors, hands down.”

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pretty good this year. [Friday] was probably his best half offensively this year.” Complementing State’s size, continued from page 8 athleticism and basketball IQ, ence introducing Gottfried Aztec head coach Steve Fisher and advancing to the Sweet 16 had high praise for the way Howell and was Howell’s his teamtransformamates comtion. The big peted against man who lost his team.  3 0 p ou nd s “It ’s o n e du r i ng t he thing to be offseason has big. It’s animpressed his Mark Gottfried, head coach other thing head coach.  to be good. “He made himself much more agile and They’re big and good,” Fisher quicker, and I think he’s done said. “Today was more about really well in our offense this what North Carolina State did year,” Gottfried said. “He’s than what we didn’t do.”  The game ended with boos typically smaller from a height position than everybody he from the Aztec fans after the plays against, he’s always going SDSU defense left an open lane against taller guys. He’s played to senior guard C.J. Williams,

“But it’s time to build some new history.”

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handed pitcher Carlos Rodon who continued his dominance on the mound. The young southpaw threw eight innings, gave up four hits and allowed only one earned run while striking out nine. What was most impressive about Rodon’s outing was his ability to remain composed in a high-pressure first inning. After giving up two runs and two more Wake base runners on with no outs, he sprung the Pack out of the jam with his heat consistently

reaching the 90s on the radar gun. “Started off a little reckless, but pulled through and got the win,” said Rodon, who was feeling good about his decision to come to State over going pro. “One of the best decisions of my life... being here, getting a college education. This team is like a brotherhood and we all have one goal: to win.” Rodon showed his durability, throwing 125 pitches and looking strong through the eighth inning when Coach Elliott Avent decided to relieve him. “He wanted to finish, he could have finished,” Avent


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who took advantage of the lenience and closed the scoring with a powerful one-handed dunk with 13.1 seconds left. The Pack would close out the competition with a 14-point victory leading up to Sunday’s victorious battle versus Georgetown. Joining the Pack in St. Louis will be the No.2 seed Kansas Jayhawks, who face off Sunday night in Omaha, Neb.  When asked about the time that has elapsed since the Wolfpack’s basketball glory days, Gottfried made his intentions clear. “We always talk about how we have such great history at State,” Gottfried said. “But it’s time to build some new history.”

said. “He was so mad at me in the ninth inning when I took him out.” 
Seniors Andrew Ciencin and Ryan Mathews also homered in the sixth inning (their fourth and third on the season, respectively) to help solidify the win, causing Doak Field to sound like Carter-Finley or the PNC Arena with their fervent cheers of “Wolf! Pack!” Another familiar storyline from Saturday’s game was that of the eminent talent of freshman Trae Turner. In the bottom of the third, Turner jacked the first home run of his college career to complement his two

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No. 11 seeds in the sweet 16: 2012: N.C. State 2011: VCU 2010: Cornell 2009: Arizona 2008: Western Kentucky/ Villanova 2005: UW-Milwakee 2003: Butler 2002: Missouri 2001: Gonzaga 1999: Missouri State 1996: Arkansas 1994: Tulsa 1993: George Washington 1992: New Mexico State 1991: Eastern Michigan 1990: Ball State 1987: Wyoming 1986: DePaul 1985: Kentucky Source: ESPN

stolen bases and two RBI’s of the day, making him the biggest contributor to the Wolfpack’s run total and adding on to his ACC-leading 17 stolen bases. The next highest total in the conference is eight. “It feels good to be playing so well, but everyone is contributing,” Turner said. “If one person doesn’t step up this game, another person steps it up. It’s awesome seeing everyone playing a part.” Sunday’s game brought some struggles for the Pack’s frontloaded pitching staff, as freshman right-handed pitcher Logan Jernigan got the start but



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with great focus,” Burke said. “I guess I let my tiredness get the best of me. That may have affected me in the second half, but either way I felt like they had better defense on me. It was hard for me to get rebounds.” Freeman exploded after her dismal first half. She scored 22 of her 26 points in the second half to go along with 4 second-half steals, bringing her game total to 6. Appalachian was able to mount a nine-point lead with five minutes left in the second half, but the Pack showed a resilient attitude and was able to cut the lead

threw only two innings, giving up a run but striking out two. Senior right-handed pitcher Vance Williams came in as a middle reliever and sophomore righty Anthony Tzamzis pitched the final three innings, giving up no runs and earning the win (4-1). The runs were spread out as well, with RBI’s coming from five different players. However, the Pack held it together to squeak out a win and bring their streak to five games and complete the sweep against Wake Forest. “I like everything about how they’re playing right now. The

to two with 20 seconds remaining in the game. With seven seconds remaining in the game with the score at 64-60, Appalachian, Burke drained two free throws to make it a two-point game. State was not able create a much-needed turnover and was forced to send Anna Freeman to the line. Freeman went two for two and put the game out of reach for the Pack. “As a coach, I don’t think I’ve ever gone into a game with a season ending speech in mind,” Harper said. “[It was] really hard in the locker room to talk to our kids after the game and look at the seniors. It’s not how we wanted our season to end. We had hopes of playing a little more basketball... it just wasn’t meant to be today.”

leadership of this ball club has been phenomenal,” Coach Elliott Avent said. “We have a lot of talent, a lot of young guys in the lineup everyday and their talent and hunger helps them follow our leaders.” Avent also praised the home fans that showed up. “It was an unbelievable crowd — that helps so much. When you see the hill filled, you feel good about your chances every time,” Avent said. Next, the Wolfpack takes on East Carolina University Tuesday in Greenville at 6 p.m.


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Gottfried: ‘It’s time to build some new history’ Golf finishes 14th at Schenkel Invitational The men’s golf team posts a 14th overall finish at the Schenkel Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club. Seniors Chad Day and Mark McMillen and redshirt freshman James Chapman all tied at 54th individually. Chapman’s 1 over 73 was the team’s best individual performance on Sunday. Alabama won the overall team event by 18 strokes. Source: N.C. State Athletics

Hopkins named to AllAmerican team Junior diver Hannah Hopkins received All-American honors for the season. Hopkins finished in seventh on the platform at the national championships on Saturday. She is an ACC Champion, two-time All-ACC selection, and the first N.C. State diver to qualify for the NCAA Championships since Kristin Davies in 2009. Source: N.C. State Athletics

Little picks up four wins at NCAA Tournament Redshirt senior wrestler Darius Little won four matches in the 2012 NCAA Tournament but fell to California Polytechnic’s BorislavNovachkov and Michael Nevinger of Cornell in the seventh place match to finish his career. Little finished his career with 102 wins, which is third all-time at N.C. State and an All-American honor. Source: N.C. State Athletics

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Today Womens golf at Pinehurst challenge, all day Pinehurst, n.c.

Tuesday Baseball vs. east Carolina, Greenville, N.C., 6 p.m.   Womens golf at Pinehurst challenge, Pinehurst, N.C., all day Wednesday Women’s tennis v. north Carolina, Chapel hill, N.C., 2:30 p.m.

Thursday Men’s swimming and diving NCAA Championships, Federal Way, Wash., All day

Friday Men’s tennis v. Miami, Coal gables, Fla., 2 p.m. Men’s ncaa swimming and diving championsips, all day Federal way, wash.   Men’s basketball v. TBD, St. Louis, Mo., TBA

Track v. high point, High point, N.C., all day  Saturday Women’s tennis v. florida state, J.W. Isenhour Tennis Center, 12 p.m. baseball v. north Carolina, Chapel Hill, N.C., 1 p.m.

softball v. Virginia tech, Raleigh, N.C., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

Men’s basketball team headed to Sweet 16 after downing Georgetown and San Diego State.

seconds remaining, but all he could do was rejoice in the 66-63 triumph after Georgetown’s last attempt went begging. Clark could only mutter two sentences when asked Josh Hyatt & Sean about the miss. Fairholm “I feel like I had a shot,” Clark said. “But it was off.” Sports Editor & Deputy Sports Much has changed in the past Editor 348 days since Brown saw his The Cardiac Pack is back. new coach take over. Perhaps Not even a year transpired the biggest change is success — between Athletics Director Gottfried is the first Pack coach Debbie Yow hiring Mark in program history to deliver Gottfried as N.C. State’s a Sweet 16 appearance in his 19th head basketball coach first year.  “I’m extremely proud of our and Georgetown’s Jason Clark missing a three-point team and these young guys,” heave at the buzzer to make Gottfried said. “They’ve grown a Wolfpack trip to the Sweet up a lot this year. I think today, when you look how we were 16 official.  Somewhere in between, down early and came back State came together and and took the lead, just shows how toughshocked minded they e ve n it s have become. most arIt makes you dent supvery proud, porters.  as a coach.” “I bet C .J. Wi lnobody in liams, Scott the world Wo o d a n d thought C.J. Leslie led we ’ d b e Richard Howell, junior forward State against here right t h e Ho y a s now,” junior forward Richard with 14 points a piece. For the Howell said.  “I just want to senior Williams, getting an opprove a lot of people wrong portunity to bounce back after a disappointing 15-16 season is by keeping on going.” After pulling off upsets indeed a sweet feeling.  “I told C.J. [Williams], when of No. 6-seeded San Diego State and 3-seeded George- we had like three minutes town, the Pack has earned left, this is not his last game,” a ticket to St. Louis, Mo. to Brown said. “He said he knows, face Purdue/Kansas under he’s ready to make some big the bright lights of the Ed- shots, get some rebounds. He ward Jones Dome - home of just played his heart out today.” Prior to dominating the ofthe NFL’s St. Louis Rams. NCSU had to hold off a fensive glass and defeating the ferocious rally from the Hoyas, State battled the Aztecs Hoyas in the final minute, of San Diego State two days as an 11-point lead evapo- earlier. With four Pack players in double digits, Howell led his rated down the stretch. Sophomore point guard team with 22 points en route Lorenzo Brown made sev- to a 79-65 victory inside of eral key plays in the final Nationwide Arena. Although minute, including a pair of Howell made more of an imvital free throws with 10.6 pact in Sunday’s game apart

“I bet nobody in the world thought we’d be here right now.”

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Sophomore guard Lorenzo Brown goes up for a shot against Georgetown in the round of 32 Sunday. Brown scored 12 with 7 assists in the 63-66 Wolfpack win.

from scoring —- the Marietta, Ga. native had 10 rebounds against Georgetown —- his performance against San Diego State caught everyone’s attention.

Wolfpack baseball feasts on the Deacs Freshmen performance leaves Wake green with envy.

the second half, but I didn’t want to lose focus just because I was in foul trouble.” One part of the transition from an April 5 press confer-

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Pack falls to Mountaineers in second round of NIT The 2011-12 campaign ends for the Wolfpack Women as it falls to Appalachian State, 66-62.

Ben Christoph Staff Writer

N.C. State (15-3, 5-1) faced a ranked conference opponent Wake Forest (167, 3-3) over the weekend in a three-game series. The battle between two teams near the top of the ACC Atlantic Division proved to be no great challenge for the Wolfpack, who took all three games. In Friday’s series opener, the Pack took advantage of mistakes made by Wake and grabbed the early lead, scoring five runs through the first four innings on three errors. State’s bats came to life in the bottom of the sixth inning, putting four runs on the board with an RBI-single from junior Danny Canela, an RBI double by junior Chris Diaz and an RBI-single from senior Ryan Mathews. Ju n ior r ig ht-ha nded pitcher Ethan Ogburn got the start for the Wolfpack, keeping up a solid resume and continuing to establish himself as part of a very strong pitching staff. Friday,

“I wanted to win, I didn’t want this to be my last game,” Howell said. “I felt free in the first half; I felt like I could do anything because I didn’t have any fouls. Things changed in

The Mountaineers began to close the gap by the end of the half, bringing the score to 2926, until junior guard Marissa Kastanek stole an inbounds pass and scored a buzzer-beater layup, putting the score at 31-25 Jeniece Jamison going into the half. Deputy Sports Editor Appalachian came out of the S en ior for w a rd B onae locker room poised to mount a Holston ended her career at comeback. A midrange jumper State with 9 points and 12 re- form forward Courtney Freebounds. This would also mark man made it a two point game, the end of senior guard Emili 33-31, with 17:40 remaining Tasler’s career—a night in in the game. After a steal by which she posted a 7 point and Mountaineer guard Raven Gary, forward Anna Freeman 3 assist performance. f i nished t he “It’s been break and gave a great exApp the lead, perience,” 36-35. Tasler said. “I felt like “All of the they were seniors much more have grown aggressive on and we’ve defense in the had the opEmili Tasler, senior guard second ha l f, portunity much more to have two great coaches. I couldn’t change aggressive,” head coach Kellie anything, so it’s been a great Harper said. Burke scored 17 points in the experience.” The first half saw the Wolf- first half, but App State put the pack in control throughout. claps on her in the second, alSophomore center Kody Burke lowing her only 4 points. She went on a streak of scoring finished the game with 21 eight straight points for the points and 11 rebounds. “In the first half I started out Pack early in the half and State got out to a seven-point lead, 23-16, with six minutes left. wnit continued page 7

“I couldn’t change anything, so it’s been a great experience.”

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Catching the ball at first, senior Andrew Ciencin tags a Wake Forest runner out during the third inning Sunday.

he threw 5.2 innings, striking out three and giving up three runs on six hits, and getting the win (2-1). Junior right-handed pitcher Chris Overman came in as the closer and earned the save.
With the win, the Wolfpack broke the Deacs’ 14-game

winning streak and brought its own streak to four games heading into Saturday’s matchup. Saturday’s game brought a start for freshman left-

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Technician - March 19, 2012  

Gottfried: ‘It’s time to build some new history’

Technician - March 19, 2012  

Gottfried: ‘It’s time to build some new history’