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Students march on capitol with NAACP Sam DeGrave News Editor
While thousands of students ran through the streets of Raleigh in an attempt to see how quickly they could run five miles and stuff 12 doughnuts into their mouths, several other students took to the streets for a different cause Saturday morning. Students from various campus organizations, including the N.C. Student Power Union and the N.C. State chapter of NARAL ProChoice, marched in the seventh annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street rally.
The North Carolina NAACP led the rally, which featured more than 140 coalition groups and stretched from one end of downtown Fayetteville Street to the other, according to The News and Observer. The crowd, which The News and Observer estimated to be about 10,000 people, marched in protest of a broad range of issues ranging from poverty and abortion to a proposed voter ID law and Medicaid. However, one common sentiment united the groups — discontent with the currently Republican-controlled government of North Carolina. “They suggest this is how you fix America, this is how you fix North
Carolina, this is how you fix pov- with more than 100 other members erty. Three things: Give more tax of the student group. cuts to the wealthy, tell the poor “It is important that students get people they need out in the streets to to be more responmake their voices sible, and get more heard,” Perlmutter guns,” Rev. Wilsaid. liam Barber, presiPerlmutter has dent of the North organized other Carolina NAACP, events for Student said to The News & Power and recogObserver. “That’s a nized the imporDara Russ, senior in sociology ridiculous kind of tance of participatrhetoric.” ing in the annual Bryan Perlmutter, a senior in busi- rally. ness administration and member “This was really our chance to of the N.C. Student Power Union, show the legislators that we will conmarched in Saturday’s rally along tinue mobilizing,” Perlmutter said.
“Going to things like this makes the problems we face more real.”
Dara Russ, a senior in sociology and president of the University’s chapter of NARAL Pro-Choice, attended the march to advocate for women who she said are currently being denied access to health care. Though Saturday was Russ and her organizations’ first time participating in the rally, 15 people from the pro-choice group showed up to march. “A lot of people weren’t there for our organization, but they supported our cause, so they took some of the extra signs we made to help us,” Russ said.
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Engineers fare well in tough job market Jake Moser Deputy News Editor
The Spring Engineering Career Fair took place this past Wednesday, and students looking for both jobs and internships could be seen trying to impress potential employers with resumes. Held at the McKimmon Center, the fair comprised of thousands of students and over 200 employers. Held biannually, the fair is one of the largest engineering expos in the nation, according to a University press release. The fair seemed like a packed concert, with students lining up for a chance to speak with their favorite rock star employers. However, the roles were reversed at times. Representatives were equally interested in the students and actively recruited their prospects for an engineering record deal. Kyle McKenzie, a junior in electrical engineering, was among those looking to connect with a big company. The event was his first and he named Cisco and IBM as his top places to potentially intern with. “It was a super good opportunity to network,” McKenzie said. “I was able to talk to three companies I really have a desire to work for and while waiting in line, I was approached by two people that wanted me to work for them.” Despite McKenzie’s experience, dozens of students waiting to show their resume to two
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(Top) Natassia Muncy-Champitto sits in an empty pile of boxes outside of the Krispy Kreme Doughnuts shop. Muncy-Champitto fell into the pile exhausted, but volunteers and fellow racers encouraged her to continue the race. (Bottom left) Laura Perron gags as she attempts to eat a doughnut during the Krispy Kreme Challenge Saturday. (Bottom right) A mass of runners heads down Peace Street on their way to scarf down doughnuts at the Krispy Kreme on the corner of Peace and Person streets.
Krispy Kreme Challenge cracks half million mark Ravi Chittilla
and their gastrointestinal fortitude. Participants showed up in a variety of costumes, including Trojans, What started as a dare between a Pac-Man, banana-men and chefs, group of friends nine years ago has with the honors going to a gentleculminated in a fundraising effort man who dressed up as a Krispy totaling $551,000. Kreme delivery man with his own The ninth annual Krispy Kreme “truck” and a group of women Challenge raised dressed as Krispy $177,000 for the Kreme coffee cups. Nor t h C a rol i na Even groups such Children’s Hospital, as the Raleigh Posetting a new record lice Department for the fundraiser. and UPS workers Eight thousand competed. competitors lined Runners were up Saturday mornas young as seven ing ready to run and came from f ive mi les f rom all backgrounds. Ryan King, junior in mechanical engineering the Bell Tower to Competitors inthe Krispy Kreme cluded recreational Store on Peace and Person streets athletes and seasoned marathoners. and consume 96,000 doughnuts, or �Competitors took off from the approximately 19.2 million calories, Bell Tower at 8:30 a.m. Timothy in an effort to test their endurance Ryan, of Madison, Wi., made it back Deputy News Editor
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“...it’s really great that we can help them out through a huge event like this.”
in 31:32 to win the race. Not long after, runners began to come in all at once, and although the race had taken its toll on a fair amount of them, many stood tall, reveling not just in their own accomplishments, but in the joy they were going to bring to deserving children. “This was my first time, and I was glad to be part of such an established tradition,” Stephen Klingman, a freshman in aerospace engineering, said. “All the runners today, whether or not they were able to eat all 12 doughnuts or not, contributed to a huge cause, and I can’t wait to hear about what the money is able to do, or the lives that will be positively affected by it.” “If the doctor or nurse at the hospital sees a need not being met, or a shortage of some kind of resource, they can apply for a specific grant, the additional money we’ve raised
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can help them,” Ryan King, a junior in mechanical engineering and an organizer of the event, said. “The sickest kids with the rarest diseases go there, and the hospital doesn’t turn anyone away, so it’s really great that we can help them out through a huge event like this,” King said.
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Facebook fatigue starting to spread Brittany Bynum Staff Writer
The most popular social media site, once proven addictive, is now slowly losing its users. Facebook may be making a headline in the stock market, but some of its users have decided to take a hiatus from it in 2013. According to WRAL Tech Wire, 38 percent of users aged 18 to 29 plan to
spend less time on Facebook. Research from WRAL Tech Wire also stated that 61 percent of users have already taken breaks from the site for weeks at time. The report refers to the effect as Facebook Fatigue. American adults bombard the web with their life stories, engaging moments and funfilled memories with 67 percent of them using Facebook, 16 percent using Twitter, and 20 percent using LinkedIn.
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“It gets predictable, people However, Facebook still just talk about major sport- remains the main tunnel ing events,” Michael Galin, a to chatting, video-calling, sophomore in civil engineer- sharing and instant mesing, said. Galin turned off his saging. With its users news feed to stop seeing social spending hours posting, updates from friends. liking and commenting Galin said on statushe preferred es, Faceto have facebook has to-face comevolved munication into a rather than major avon l i ne i nenue for teractions. staying He realized connecthe cou ld ed w it h easily talk to friends -WRAL Rech Wire report his friends and famthroughout ily. the day rather than going A lt houg h Facebook through the web to socialize. has 1.06 billion monthly Galin said the only reason active users worldwide, he keeps his Facebook ac- many have begun to view count is because of groups it as unprofessional. Faceon campus that commu- book was designed for nicate via Facebook. As a and targeted toward colleader in many campus or- lege students, but other ganizations, he found many groups such as high school people would fail to respond students and adults began to notifications such as event invitations. FB continued page 3
38 percent of users aged 18 to 29 plan to spend less time on Facebook.
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or three representatives poses some interesting questions: Do students benefit from the exposure of career fairs, or is it a hopeless wish in the current job market? A report by Eve Tahmincioglu of NBC News described career fairs as “a lesson in futility.” Too many people, not enough employers and not enough jobs were the sum of her findings. Jennifer Olson, a representative for EchoStar, a telecommunications company, supported Tahmincioglu’s evidence. “[Engineering career fairs at N.C. State] are usually pretty busy with a steady flow of students,” Olson said. “It really depends on the year, but [we hire] anywhere from one or two to 10 students per season.” EchoStar has almost 2,500 employees and hires only a handful of students from the thousands attending engineering fairs across the country. This could be the sign of a struggling economy or the illusion that career fairs are effective. Colt Jackson, who graduated with a degree in civil engineering in Dec. 2012, had mixed feelings about the ca-
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Russ said she thought the rally was inspiring, but she also appreciated it as an edu-
Alex Woodrow, a senior in chemical engineering speaks to a representative from PotashCorp Aurora Wednesday, Feb. 6 at the Engineering Career Fair at the McKimmon Center. The fair attracted an estimated 2000-3000 students and more than 200 recruiters.
reer fairs he attended. Most of However, he ended up with his graduthe N.C. Deating class partment of received Transportaengineertion through ing job the Career opportuCenter denities and spite attendmany were ing multiple able to obfairs. tain interJackson Sarah Concini, assistant director views with claims many at the Career Development companies employers Center at c a reer did not take fairs, according to Jackson. students’ resumes and had
them submit them online instead. “A lot of people would just say they didn’t think (the employers) kept their resume because it was submitted online,” Jackson said. “For me it was a good thing because I don’t think I could have talked to all the companies that were there, so I just did it online.” An engineering student’s success at a career fair is also relative to their major, according to Jackson. “I think
cational venture. “Going to things like this makes the problems we face more real,” Russ said. “You see the people effected, and it makes you want to be more politically involved.”
ter the rally and our waitress asked us if we had just run the Krispy Kreme Challenge,” Russ said. “It was funny because most of us were oblivious about the run, and when we told our waitress that we
“One reason [for career fairs[ is to build relationships with employers.”
Though Russ is a vegan and did not plan to participate in the Krispy Kreme Challenge, she said she was glad she had the opportunity to be a part of the rally.� “We went out to lunch af-
certain majors might have an easier time. It seemed like a lot of the companies there were specifically looking for people in computer science. They really desired those positions.” Jackson also mentioned chemical and electrical engineers having a better opportunity to find a job or internship. Sara Concini, assistant director at the Career Development Center, advocated the nature of career fairs. She described them as quality events offering students many ways to connect to employers while exploring and developing their careers. “One reason [for career fairs[ is to build relationships with employers,” Concini said. “Another one is to engage in good conversation about the possibilities for co-ops, internships and full time jobs. The third is to, hopefully, end up with an interview or a further connection for the relationship with that employer.” McKenzie echoed Concini’s claims and said career fairs seem to be effective ways to start a career. “[The event] opened doors to two or three good prospects for summer internship or co-ops,” McKenzie said. “I would definitely recommend it to others.”
had come from the HKonJ she was oblivious about that.”
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opening the doors of social networking. While Facebook began mainly as a way of keeping in touch with friends, other sites have started focusing on more specific subjects, such as Instagram for photo sharing and LinkedIn for networking in the business world. Steve Larson, a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of Communication, believes the younger demographic of Facebook users have transferred over to Twitter and the older demographic has started to move toward LinkedIn. “I think people aren’t using Facebook as often because other sites are currently more specialized and dynamic,” Larson said. “Additionally, I believe that people still use it; however, people no longer use it in the same way compared to when it started. Now people’s parents are on it, making it more restricted in how people communicate.” Larson said he while he sees advantages to Facebook’s networking capabilities, the disadvantages stemmed from risking one’s privacy is certainly a matter worth considering.
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Service that goes beyond doughnuts
he Krispy Kreme Challenge (K2C) wasn’t the only event making the world a better place this Saturday. While 8,000 participants in the annual fundraiser raced to raise $177,000 for the North Carolina Children’s Hospital, thousands also took to the streets for the annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) march in downtown Raleigh. The HKonJ People’s Assembly Coalition is made up of more than 125 North Carolina State Conference NAACP branches and chapters, and more than 140 other social justice organizations. Since its formation in 2006, it has run “successful voting, mobilization, legal and public awareness campaigns” regarding public education, voting rights, and economic and racial justice. Its annual mobilization is held on the second Saturday of each February, with thousands marching from Shaw University, through downtown, to the North Carolina General Assembly on Jones Street.
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. Unless and until humans discover a cure for illness, donating money to a children’s hospital will remain a noble act. But beyond the purely human problems we face, there exist injustices and inequalities for which long-term organization and dedication are necessary. While a single child may not be turned away from the Hospital because of K2C’s efforts, many deep-rooted issues of our society will remain. These issues will likely require efforts that fundraisers driven primarily by a desire to have fun and take part in a tradition will not solve.
It is Technician’s opinion that N.C. State students should realize the gravity of these issues. We should strive to cultivate a spirit of service that permeates into our day-today lives and inspires us to taking part in meaningful, sustained service. One-off service occasions do good, but they cannot be enough in a world with as many wrongs as ours. That is where the value of HKonJ — both the organization and the march — emerges. The struggles for the rights of women, immigrants and GLBT individuals are necessary struggles, and though they cannot be solved
“... it is movements, not moments, that are needed to solve the pressing problems of our society.”
by committing one Saturday morning, N.C. State students should embrace them. As its website says, HKonJ is “a movement, not a moment!” — and it is movements, not moments, that are needed to solve the pressing problems of our society. While the K2C performs crucial service to our society, the many students who run in it shouldn’t fool themselves into thinking that they have done their bit for society, or that transient moments of service will solve the world’s problems. Rather, the K2C should inspire students to devote themselves to undertakings of a deeper and more persistent kind. A start would be marching in HKonJ next year. Send us your thoughts on comparing fundraisers and demonstrations to viewpoint@ technicianonline.com.
Dirty Bingo: a symbol of a larger, overdue debate
here has been heated debate lately regarding the recent decision of the Union Activities Board to use student fees to purchase a variety of sex toys for Dirty BinJason Cockrell go night, and Guest Columnist their subsequent decision to use private funding instead of student fees. As the person largely responsible for taking this matter to the national media, this debate has never been about the legitimacy of the use of sex toys. Rather, it is a debate that cuts straight to the core of our conception of what a university is and how a university should function. To be sure, sex is a natural and very important part of life. But when was it decided that our University should be a general provider of all things relevant to life? A sharp divide exists between students who view the University as responsible for their education, and those who view it as responsible for their general well-being and happiness. It is this conflict of visions for our school, and not a conflict over sexuality, that gave rise to such strong emotions. If the University is responsible for our well-being, it should certainly be responsible for our food. Everyone needs food. Yet N.C. State does not provide us with any food at all. University Dining operates with autonomy, much like a business. They can bring in franchised restaurants like Taco Bell or create their own brands like
Wolfpack Subs. University Dining charges prices, not fees. Because we each purchase our own food, we get service tailored to our individual preferences. A vegetarian does not pay for someone else’s meat. This stands in stark contrast to Dirty Bingo, where students who were opposed to the event paid exactly the same price as students who were supportive. When the subject of campus culture and social life is discussed, people often assume the University must be responsible for subsidizing events. This is patently false. In my seven semesters at State, I have been involved with multiple student organizations that received no University funding whatsoever, instead thriving on minimal membership dues. Indeed, the very fact that Dirty Bingo ultimately secured private sponsorship proves my point exactly. In essence there are two ways to fund projects in any society. Either everyone can decide for themselves what they want to buy, or we can all throw our money in a big pool and then later draw money back out of that pool. In practice we usually meet somewhere between these two extremes, but the question remains of which is more effective. The process of drawing
money out of a pool is riddled with negotiation and often controversy. It is only because the money was ever put into a pool in the first place that this controversy exists. No one can complain about another person spending his or her own money on a sex toy. But anyone has the right to object when someone else buys a sex toy using collective cash. I n orde r to promote a more eff icient use of funds, we should view t he Un iversity as a source of education, period. At least, fees for non-academic purposes should be made optional. We would have more options and more cooperation if we viewed campus culture as being the responsibility of the students, not the University. In this way we can all come together, toward a common cause of individual autonomy. The alternative is continued partisan division and anger, because every collective spending decision will always benefit some at the expense of others. Subsidies only serve to promote waste and inefficiency. If we do not need the University to provide us with food, we certainly don’t need it to provide us with sex toys.
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Why capital gains tax is the worst tax ever
couple weeks ago, I wrote a column on the tax hike after the fiscal cliff. One of the important changes to the tax code this year is a big jump on the capital gains tax. Ziyi Mai I w rite Staff columnist this to explain why the capital gains tax is the most unfair and destructive of all kinds of taxes. Mitt Romney was embarrassed when the public discovered he had paid taxes on only about 13 percent of his income in recent years. Some people were shocked to know although Romney is an extremely wealthy man, he had paid less than most middle-class Americans do. But very few recognize the largest part of his taxable income was from the capital gain returns of investing money over time in non-physical capital, such as stock, saving, bonds, private equity and property. Even many people who realized Romney had a huge amount of capital gains still thought a low tax rate on capital gains is, to a large extent, a contributor to income inequality. But the truth is that capital gains tax is a punishment to smart people who work hard, a destructive force to the economy and discourages risk taking.
To do a favor to the people who think low capital gains tax is unfair, let me throw fairness into the equation. Yes, capital gains tax is unfair. But it is unfair in the sense of taxing income twice rather than ta x ing the wealthy too little. A simple example will illustrate how the capital gains tax works. Suppose Jones and James have the same income, $100 a week. The income tax rate is 20 percent for both of them, so Jones and James each pay $20. Jones spends the remaining $80 on his favorite food, salmon, but James has a different idea how to spend his money: He spends $40 on his favorite food, shrimp, and puts the remaining $40 in an investment portfolio that yields $20 after four weeks, which he can spend on more shrimp. The government sees James’ extra income and feels it’s unfair to let him own more than Jones, with their same initial wealth, so it decides to take 50 percent away of what James earned from his investment. This means James’ income is taxed twice. Before the capital gains tax is introduced, the income tax rate already treats everyone as equal. People have the freedom to choose how to spend their money, whether it is spending all of it right away or saving it for future
“ ...capital gains tax is ... a destructive force to the economy and discourages risk taking.”
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consumption. However, the capital gains tax changes people’s incentive on how to spend their money and generates deteriorating outcomes. The nature of the capital gains tax works in the same as that of sales ta x. If t he government taxes shrimp and salmon at different rates, with a higher rate on sh r i mp than salmon, the tax may force James to buy salmon as a substitute for his favorite food. This is coercive because it forces people to buy things they don’t really want. Like sales tax, the capital gains tax deprives people of their freedom to choose how they would like to spend their money. The purpose of a well-designed tax code is to encourage the hardworking and discourage the lazy. What’s so terrible about the capital gains tax? There are two economic decisions going on: work versus sloth and saving versus spending. True, you want to encourage work and saving, while discouraging sloth and spending. Just as true: You must tax something. So it makes sense, at least to me, to tax all of these activities equally at the lowest responsible rate. The capital gains tax is violating this principle in every possible way.
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Carolina Morrison (left) and Siobhan Southern (right), co-owners of The Fiction Kitchen, pose at their restaurant on S. Dawson St. in Raleigh Friday Feb. 8, 2013. The restaurant, which opened on Jan. 16, specializes in vegetarian and vegan cuisine prepared with locally-grown ingredients. The Fiction Kitchen is open Tuesday through Thursday, 4:30pm to 9:30pm and 4:30pm to 11:00pm Friday and Saturday.
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A decadent slice of ganache truffle pie with salted caramel drizzle is one of the many vegetarian-friendly menu options at The Fiction Kitchen.
Fiction Kitchen strives to be ‘locally different’ Kaitlin Montgomery Staff Writer
With quirky art adorning every vibrantly colored wall, Caroline Morrison and Siobhan Southern, co-owners of Raleigh’s new Fiction Kitchen, welcome customers into their imaginary world. Fiction Kitchen opened its doors Jan. 16 to a community eagerly awaiting its arrival. Community members played a large part in the creation of Fiction Kitchen through their support of Morrison and Southern’s Kickstarter campaign. “With the community’s help we raised a little over $36,000 and were able to buy all new equipment. The range and everything in there that the food touches is all new, even the exhaust system,” Morrison said. Fiction Kitchen’s diverse
clientele surprised Morrison. “We were thinking it was going to be people in or around their 30s, but it’s been across the board,” Morrison said. “I’m very happy about it.” Another surprise is that there’s more to their name then its obvious irony. “It’s part of the whole Fiction Kitchen,” Morrison said. “Not only fiction meaning we’re giving you food that you might not be eating or maybe you’re becoming vegetarian in a new way … it’s a whole dining experience. We want to take you away somewhere imaginary and have it be fun and interesting.” Morrison and Southern agreed that business has been anything but slow since opening their doors. “It’s been really busy,” Southern said. “Part of that is it’s that honeymoon period
where we’re the new restaurant. I think the key for us is two months from now trying to stay this busy, when no one’s coming along to just check it out anymore.” Originally the duo spent their Sundays serving brunch out of the kitchen where Morrison used to work, Mez in Durham. The two vegetarians explained they simply wanted a place to eat. “We wanted a good restaurant,” Southern said. “We felt that the kind of food we liked was lacking around here. You can get it in Asheville, D.C. and New York but there wasn’t anything in Raleigh that we were looking for.” With Southern’s artistic eye and Morrison’s dream, their idea was born. Fiction Kitchen is located at 428 S. Dawson Street, just around the corner from Ashley Christensen’s Poole’s.
“Ashley is a good friend of ours,” Southern said. “She’s been really supportive and even helped us raise money … She’s awesome. By and large, all the restaurant owners downtown have been so welcoming to us and so supportive. It’s like they don’t see anyone as competition, but as a group trying to bring good food to Raleigh.” The pair explained that because a majority of their menu is made from local produce, the menu will change along with the seasonal foods. Keeping the staples, the vegetables will rotate along with a few of the other items. “Right now there seems to be three favorite dishes,” Morrison said. “People like the barbecue pulled ‘pork’ with potatoes and seasonal vegetables, crispy fried ‘chicken’ and waff les, and braised tempeh with pesto
grits.” Southern stressed that while they serve only vegetarian and vegan dishes, they are by no means strictly a health food restaurant. “Of course we’re going to have healthy food but we have the fried chicken and waffle on the menu too,” Southern said. “Part of what we want to do is not just have vegans and vegetarians come here but people who are open-minded. We want people that are carnivores and omnivores, maybe someone who has never had a meal without meat in it. We want them to find something they can relate to and walk out saying, ‘Wow, I just ate my first vegetarian meal and it was awesome.’” According to the co-owners, their main goal is to make good food that is locally sourced. The fact that it happens to be vegetarian, in their
opinion, is just a plus. “We have great agriculture in North Carolina and to not support and celebrate that would be a mistake for any restaurant,” Morrison said. With some “constructive criticism,” as Southern calls it, Fiction Kitchen can only continue to grow. “We’ve been in the service industry long enough, we know we’re not going to fit everyone’s categories of what they expect us to be,” Southern said. “We only hope to fit the categories of those who didn’t expect us to.” Looking at the journey of Fiction Kitchen so far, the two summed up the restaurant in one word. “Local,” Southern said. “Different,” Morrison said. “That sounds good to me: locally different.”�
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Students celebrate the service of companion animals Lindsey Schaefer Staff Writer
The Companion Animal Club’s members hail from different majors and interests, but they are each dedicated not to only spreading interest about companion animals but also informing the student population about the contributions pets make to their owners’ well-being. The club says these “companion” animals are far more than that. One of the organizations the Companion Animal Club is involved with is Hope Reins, a local group that rescues abused horses and helps children ages five to 17 who are dealing with life issues find comfort by interacting with the horses. “I wanted to make a difference in the lives of animals as well as people,” Jonathan Kim, a sophomore in First
Year College and vice president of the Companion Animal Club, said. The club has a speaker every meeting; most are from non-profit organizations such as Wake County SPCA and Second Chance Animal Shelter. Usually a speaker will come once a semester from an exotic animal organization such as the Carolina Tiger Rescue. The speakers help educate students on ways to give back to the animal community through volunteer work. According to Kim, the goals of the organizations are to cherish these animals for the services they are providing; getting people involved helps to keep the organizations running. “Animals could love a college student, a senior citizen or someone incarcerated in the same exact way,” Kim said. “There is no judgment,
just love.” trusty sidekick and seizure Kimberly Ange, a profes- alert dog, Ange said that sor in the Animal Science Standish’s life “was given department, back to her.” talked about The dog her friend, i s t r a i ne d Capt. Megan C O M PA N I O N A N I M A L to alert Standish and Standish 10 CLUB@GMAIL.COM, how she was Send a picture of your pet to the to 15 minhelped by her Companion Animal Club. utes before companion she is going animal. to have a seizure so that she While serving in Iraq as a can medicate herself and conmilitary police officer in the trol the seizure. Army, Standish was injured While Standish recovers, when her vehicle was hit by a she is giving back by training rocket-propelled grenade and dogs through her organizathen shot twice in the chest. tion Triumphant Tails for “She went from command- people with post-traumatic ing 400 officers to being in stress disorder, injured solWalter Reed National Mili- diers, families with autistic tary Medical Center for over children or anyone who needs a year ... having such horrible the support of a companion seizures that she couldn’t do animal. anything for herself,” Ange “There are companion ansaid. “Her face had to be put imals who are fun for us to back together again.” play with and then there are Thanks to the help of her companion animals that are
really a life companion that help make a person’s life better,” Ange said. Students can help these animals by providing time, shelter or even spare change to the Companion Animal Club or any of its associated organizations. According to Ange, staying with a college student is one of the best places a dog can be when training to be a seeing-eye dog or a service animal. The dogs cannot be afraid of loud noises, crowds, new people or changes in routine. A student volunteering to watch over a dog during its training to be a seeing-eye dog can help someone else later down the road. One way that the Companion Animal Club hopes to educate students more on the importance of companion animals is through their upcoming event, the Puppy
Kissing Booth. The event will take place Feb. 14 in the Brickyard from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For only one dollar, you can give back to organizations while getting the chance to play with puppies. The Companion Animal Club also helps students find animals if they have run away or been lost. If you send a picture and information to CompanionAnimalClub@ gmail.com, they will send the information to all of their contacts to help look for the animal. “There is a reason that N.C. State puts on programs like Pet-A-Pooch,” Kim said. “There has been extensive research done that if people spend consistent time around animals, it is helpful for their health and stress levels. Animals bring a happiness in our lives that isn’t found in a lot of places.”
Hookah: More flavor, more buzz
that importance is spreading to the United States. Deputy News Editor Cigarettes do not share this quality with hookah, Bourne The smell of fruit pervades said, adding that cigarettes the air as people sit around are “American” and have a picnic tables letting smoke different stigma. escape their mouths. They Titus said she smokes both sit on couches and blow hookah and cigarettes, but smoke rings. But they aren’t has started smoking fewer smoking cigarettes or illegal cigarettes since working substances. They’re smok- and smoking at the hookah ing shisha — tobacco from lounge. a hookah. Some people, according For many, smoking hookah to Titus, think it’s better to is a social event. smoke hookah than it is to “It kind of forces you to smoke cigarettes. However, sit around with people who Titus said she thinks hookah maybe you wouldn’t nor- can be worse for a person mally sit around with,” Ke- than cigarettes because of the gan Bourne, a sophomore in molasses in the syrup. communication and hookah “For some reason, people smoker, said. “It’s a nice ice think it’s better smoking hoobreaker.” kah once a week than smokBourne got his first hoo- ing a pack a week,” Titus said. kah when he was 15 and Titus said people view said he has hookah and made a lot of cigarettes his friends in different through w ay s , but hookah c ou ld not smoking. name a reaThroughson why. out his “I t h i n k freshman it’s the social year, Bourne aspect that wou ld sit really sepaoutside their rates them,” dorms smokBourne said. Kegan Bourne, sophomore in ing hookah, “ Yo u c a n communication rain or shine. go out and “People smoke hoowould just come and sit and kah and it’s a thing people want to smoke,” Bourne said. meet up to do, but no one “I met a lot of people like meets up to smoke cigathat.” rettes.” The cultural aspect drew Nonsmokers also view hooBourne to the hookah, he kah and cigarettes differently. said. The hookah originated “I don’t mind hanging in India and Persia in the late around people while they 16th century and has gained smoke hookah,” Sarah Lapopularity worldwide. sater, a sophomore in landHookahs work by placing scape architecture, said. “I lit coals atop a bowl typically can go to hookah bars and filled with shisha. A piece of not feel super out of place. I aluminum foil with holes can’t go and hang out with poked in it keeps the coals people who are just smoking from directly burning the cigarettes, like I wouldn’t just shisha. The coals burn the join someone on a smoke shisha, causing smoke to fall break.” to the water-filled base. The Lasater said the secondsmoker inhales the smoke hand smoke is also different. through a hose attached to “Hookah is mostly tobacthe base. co and you smoke through Becca Titus, a sophomore water, but cigarettes have and barista at Nara Lounge, a bunch of gross stuff and said hookah is an important aren’t filtered very well,” Lasocial facilitator for people sater said. “You don’t want from other countries, and that.”
“[Hookah] forces you to sit around with people who maybe you wouldn’t normally sit around with.”
Gabriel Hoskins, a junior in civil engineering, makes smoke rings with his hookah. “Making smoke is most of the fun,” Hoskins said. “It is pretty relaxing.” Hoskins said it gives him something to do while spending time with friends. “It’s really an excuse to hang out.”
TECHNICIAN some pressure off of Lorenzo to handle the ball, and he did some things really well. continued from page 8 In our minds, we have added Tyler into our rotation.” with UL-Lafayette’s Shawn “My confidence is still very Long for fourth nationally. high,” Lewis said. “Knowing Junior g uard Lorenzo that we want [Wood and Brown, after missing the last Howell] to get to the NCAA two games due to an ankle in- tournament, we knew we had jury, scored 15 points off of to win this game.” the bench and led the team After trailing the majority in assists with four. of the game, the Pack fought “Lorenback to bring zo played the score to with a lot of 57-53 with toughness 19.3 seconds and heart,” remaining Gottfried in the game. said. “That Brown made comes with t wo s hot s experience.” at the char“We have ity stripe to Scott Wood, been strugbring State senior forward g ling for within two a w h i l e ,” with 14 secBrown said. “I just do what- onds to play. ever I can do to help my team After two Tiger timeouts, out.” Clemson senior forward Junior forward Calvin Les- Milton Jennings was fouled lie earned his third double- by Leslie. Jennings missed the double in the last four games, front end of the one-and-one, scoring 12 points and snatch- and State called a timeout to ing 10 boards. set up its winning play. Freshman guard Tyler “Running a play for Scott Lewis made his second con- Wood to make a three is like secutive start and scored six running a play for somebody points, serving as a comple- to try to get a layup,” Gottment to Brown for a large fried said. “He is that good.” portion of the contest. The Pack will return to “Tyler has earned the right, PNC Arena Feb. 16 to take with his play, to play more,” on the Virginia Tech Hokies. Gottfried said. “He takes
“We kept fighting, and at the end, we got the result that we needed.”
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from underneath again and put State up 6-4. Hunt got the pin with just seconds left, to put State up 14-4 to tie the match at 19 points each. In overtime, a takedown by Arechiga edged Maryland against N.C. State, 22-19. “I believe we are just that one match away from conquering a top 20 team like Mar yland,” head coach Pat Popolizio said. “We have the strength, the endurance and the talent; but we just need to put it
all together so we can come out on top. … That last second pin by Hunt really gave us some momentum going into next Sunday’s meet against Ohio Northern. We can also learn by examining the mistakes made by everyone, even the guys that did win their matches.” Hunt also said the pin can give the Pack momentum going into its next match. “After I got the pin, I wanted to get the stall so we could go into overtime, which I got,” Hunt said. “He got the quick takedown then the control and that was it. I feel like we could carry the momentum from that last second pin into next Sunday’s match against Ohio Northern.”
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Junior Matt Nereim grapples his opponent in the Wolfpack’s match against the No. 21 Maryland Terrapins. N.C. State lost the match, 2219. Nereim defeated Maryland’s T.J. Guidice in the 157-pound class match, 18-7. State is now tied for last in the ACC with North Carolina. The Pack is currently sporting an 0-3 in the conference.
Softball opens season with tournament win Luke Nadkarni Staff Writer
The N.C. State softball team opened its season this past weekend at Florida International University’s Panther Invitational in Miami, Fl., and came away with first place, beating the Kansas Jayhawks, 3-2, Sunday afternoon in the title game. The win was especially satisfying for the Wolfpack af ter that same
Kansas team shut it out, 8-0, Friday. Overall, the Pack went 4-1 in the season-opening tournament, also tallying a win against Georgetown Friday and two victories against host Florida International Saturday. “I’m a little excited,” firstyear head coach Shawn Rychcik said. “It feels good, getting a win to open the season.” Sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman was one of the heroes for State, earning four
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wins over the course of the tournament. In the championship game, Weiman pitched a complete game, allowing two runs on five hits with seven strikeouts. Additionally, she pitched both games Saturday as well as the win against Georgetown, in which she had 11 strikeouts and no walks. Despite the heavy workload, Weiman isn’t worried about her arm. “It’s a little sore, but I’ll be having treatment tomorrow,”
Weiman said. “So I’ll be all right.” On Friday, the Pack gave up an early run to Georgetown in the bottom of the first inning, but that turned out to be the only one they would allow, cruising to a 5-1 win against the Hoyas.
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Pack takes season series against Tigers GAME 1 • JAN. 20 • 66-62
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GAME 2 • FEB. 10 • 58-57
Redshirt senior Ryan Hill won the 3,000-meter run at the Husky Classic for the second consecutive year. Hill paced to a time of 7:49.20. He set the track record last year with a time of 7:43.08. The Pack also competed in Seattle, Blacksburg, Va. and Fayetteville, Ark., this weekend. SOURCE: N.C. STATE ATHLETICS
Battle no longer with Pack Men’s basketball sophomore guard Staats Battle is no longer with the team. Battle was charged with driving while impaired Jan. 1. He played in seven games this season and scored five points. Battle won ESPN’s “Coolest Name in the NCAA Tournament” contest in the 2012 NCAA Tournament. SOURCE: N.C. STATE ATHLETICS
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QUOTE OF THE DAY “Running a play for Scott Wood to make a three is like running a play for somebody to try to get a layup.” Mark Gottfried men’s basketball head coach
Freshman guard Rodney Purvis drives past the Clemson defense during the men’s basketball game in PNC Arena Sunday, Jan. 20. The Wolfpack defeated the Tigers 66-62.
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After dropping its last four road games and last three games overall, N.C. State (17-7, 6-5 ACC) has found itself back on the winning side in its travels after defeating the Clemson Tigers (12-11, 4-7 ACC) in the closing seconds. “We did not play very well early in the game,” head coach Mark Gottfried said. “We kept fighting, kept battling and we found a way to win the game.”
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N.C. State’s Lorenzo Brown drives to the basket as Clemson’s Damarcus Harrison defends during the first half Sunday, Feb. 10, at Littlejohn Coliseum in Clemson, S.C.
The Wolfpack, after trailing by propelled him past former Clemson as many as 12 points, earned its Tiger K.C. Rivers for 11th all-time third and final lead of the game off in the ACC. a three-point “It was a shot from segood team nior forward effort,” Scot t Wood Wood said. with one sec“ We k e p t ond remainfighting, and i n g . Wo o d at the end, Mark Gottfried, f inished the we got the men’s basketball head coach game w it h resu lt t hat nine points off we needed.” three baskets beyond the arc, giving State struggled throughout the him a career total of 293. The mark game, shooting only 37.7 percent,
“We kept fighting, kept battling and we found a way to win the game.”
despite entering the game third in the country in team field goal percentage. It was the defense, however, that kept the Pack within reach. Clemson turned the ball over 17 times and only shot 38.6 percent for the afternoon. Senior forward Richard Howell led the way for State, scoring 16 points and grabbing 11 rebounds. Howell earned his 14th doubledouble of the season, tying him
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State dominates Tigers in Reynolds
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Led by five players in doubledigit scoring, the Pack trounced Clemson Sunday afternoon on Kay Yow Court at Reynolds Coliseum. Redshirt sophomore guard Len’Nique Brown, sophomore guard Krystal Barrett, junior guard Myisha Goodwin-Coleman, junior forward Breezy Williams and redshirt junior forward Lakeesa Daniel all scored 10 or more points. “I felt like we shared the ball well,” head coach Kellie Harper said. “The thing I told our team in the locker room, ‘this was a very good team win.’” Goodwin-Coleman and Williams tied for the team lead with 12 points, and played an essential role in the Pack’s 79-45 victory. “We made some adjustments early in the first half, and I thought our players handled it really well,” Harper said. “We did what we needed to do to get a win.” State’s game plan was evident from tip-off: get the ball inside. The Pack excelled, outscoring the Tigers, 36-10, in the paint. Senior guard Marissa Kastanek drilled a three from the corner in the opening minute, giving the team a 3-0 lead it never looked back from. State never trailed in the game and led by as many as 39 points. The Pack opened up a 6-0 lead before the Tigers attempted to mount a comeback. Clemson kept the score close throughout most of the first half, but State mounted a scoring run to end the first 20 minutes of play, leading by 13 points.
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Junior guard Myisha Goodwin-Coleman drives past Clemson’s Aisha Turner Sunday Feb. 10 in Reynolds Coliseum. The Wolfpack defeated the Tigers, 79-45.
An adjustment to a press defense led to the Pack running away with the score, outscoring the Tigers by 21 points in the second half. “Coach had us pushing the ball up, just to try and get us in a groove, and just get the offense running,” Brown said. “When we move the ball more and penetrate, it makes the offense look much better.” The team led not only in the final score, but also in just about every other statistical category: points off turnovers, second chance points, fast break and bench scoring. “The word that I put on the board for our team, for this game, was ‘focus,’” Harper said. “I thought if we maintained our focus we would fin-
ish strong.” Of the five scorers in double digits, Goodwin-Coleman, Williams and Daniel’s contributions were off the bench. State led 38-12 in bench scoring. State shot 40.3 percent from the field, while Clemson shot 26.4 percent. The team also out-rebounded the Tigers 51-37. The Pack (12-12, 4-8 ACC) will be back in action Thursday when it takes on Florida State (19-4, 9-3 ACC) in Tallahassee. “When you have a lot of different people play well and do positive things for your team, it’s only going to make us a better team moving forward,” Harper said.
N.C. State fought valiantly, almost defeating No. 21 Maryland Saturday with a late pin in the last match. Taking an early lead with pins from juniors Nijel Jones and Matt Nereim, the Wolfpack got into the third match of the meet leading 10-0. Maryland then proceeded to win the next four matches, going up 16-10. In match eight, junior Joe DeAngelo came away with a win by point total, putting State within nine points with one match left. Freshman Tyler Hunt took the mat to square off against Maryland’s Shane Arechiga. Starting off in the first period with a reverse from underneath, Hunt went up 2-0. Arechiga came right back with another reverse, tying the match at two points each. Only one point was scored in the second period of Hunt’s match, and it was Hunt with an escape. The third period brought about one of the closest matches in State’s season. Maryland’s Arechiga escaped a hold by Hunt to tie it up at three points each. Hunt gained control of the match to put the score at 4-3 State. Arechiga escaped, putting the match at four points each. Hunt got a reverse
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