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The easiest way students can get involved in the Park Scholars’ ongoing attempts to help the homeless is by donating canned food or any non— perishable food items (dropoff boxes are located in each residence hall).
A group of Park Scholars has teamed Students that want to help build up with local organizations to sponsor canned food sculptures can go a food drive with an interesting twist. to Harris Field at 1:30 Saturday On Saturday, students and the pubafternoon. Students can register for the event at the www.bit.ly/canned— lic will have the opportunity to create creations. sculptures on Harris Field – built entirely out of canned food. The canned food for the event is currently being Park Scholars collected in a campus-wide food drive. Standing with the “There are 1,100 people homeless every night in Raleigh alone,” Alyssa Homeless D’Addezio, a sophomore in biological The following Park Scholars helped sciences, said. “We want to gather as organize the Canned Creations food many people as possible [Saturday] to drive: represent those 1,100.” People can come learn about pover• Matthew Draelos, a senior in ty in the Raleigh area while participatchemistry ing in the canned food sculpture con• Julie Donoghue, a sophormore test. The event is part of the Canned in management Sarah Cummings, a sophomore • Creations/Standing for Homelessness in statistics event in cooperation with the Raleigh/ Alyssa D’Addezio, a sophomore • Wake Partnership to End and Prevent in biological sciences Homelessness and the Wake County DeShawn Brown, a sophomore • Salvation Army. in engineering Several months ago, Canned CreEmily Bissett, a sophomore in • ations was nothing more than an idea nutrition science for the 11 Park Scholars organizing the Luke Perkins, a sophomore in • civil engineering event. Thomas Jackson, a sophomore in • This project began as two separate biological sciences entities combined as one last month. A Eric Whitmire, a junior in • group of four Park Scholars, including computer science Eric Whitmire, a junior in computer science and biomedical engineering, Source: park scholars was working to bring Canned Creations to the campus. At the same time another group, they are homeless, it’s not by choice. including D’Addezio and Emily Bis- What they’re looking for in their life sett, a sophomore in nutrition science, is dignity.” The Park Scholars have tried to help were making plans to educate students about homelessness – what they call homeless individuals restore their dignity through volunteering. “an invisible issue.” “[Volunteering] is serving with the These students aren’t blind observpeople and restoring the dignity back ers, either. “At the beginning, we interviewed into their life that will empower them people who are homeless in Raleigh. to become part of the community. We went down to Moore Square [and] It takes a lot more than just giving people things,” got a feel for their Bissett said. life stories and Whitmire how t hey had said he strongly gotten [there]… encourages stuIt’s an issue that dents to volunrea lly impacts teer for organieverybody,” zations that help D’Addezio said. the homeless. He D’Addezio shared his exwasn’t the only Emily Bissett, sophomore in perience volunone who wa s nutrition science teering with the surprised by the Salvation Army. homeless people’s “We’ve been working with the Salstories. “When we talk to people, there’s vation Army for a while now. We’ve crazy stuff, like people who come been volunteering on Thursday night from a really high—paying job, but [at the] women and children’s center,” they’re poor money managers, or you Whitmire said. “The Salvation Army have people who are domestically and is literally less than five minutes away, sexually abused and they don’t know so it’s not that hard to find time to go how to recover from that, or mentally down there.” The program can be extremely reill,” Bissett said. The interactions in Moore Square warding for the volunteer, Whitmire showed how homelessness can strike said. “Two or three days a week, they have anyone at any time, Bissett said. “You have to take every single per- the afterschool tutoring program. To son’s situation into account,” she see the joy on [the kids’] faces when said. “One of the biggest things that someone older helps them – you get as people don’t realize about the home- much out of it as they do. That really less population is that even though means something,” he said.
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Since the earthquake in 2010 ravaged Haiti, music has played a larger role in Haitian culture. A seminar coming to campus will examine how music has helped in re—building Haiti and what more music can do to assist the restoration of the country. “Since the earthquake happened, music has served as therapy for a lot of people,” Professor of music Jonathan Kramer said. This week, Price Music Center’s annual lecture series turns its attention to Haiti, and examines how music is helping heal the people after a devastating 2010 earthquake. “This lecture is an exploration of Haitian music and also of music as a cultural force,” Kramer said. “Rebuilding the House: Haiti, Music & the 2010 Earthquake” will take place Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the Talley ballroom. The seminar will discuss the roles music can play in sustaining a society during times of trauma. This is the fifth year the Price Music Center has held a lecture series. According to Kramer, one of the biggest reasons behind the lectures is to raise awareness about global diversity. All of the lectures highlight topics from different parts of the world. “It is meant to be an interesting and relevant music presentation with global perspective,” Kramer said. Two experts on Haitian music are working with Kramer to present information to students. Michael Largey, a professor at Michigan State University and a leading scholar on Haitian music, will be presenting during the seminar. Janet Anthony, a professor at Lawrence University who has been teaching music in Haiti for more than 20 years, will also be a lead presenter. Kramer said he got the idea for this particular lecture when he heard a story on the radio about a blind music teacher in Haiti. Despite the earthquake, the teacher was doing everything in his power to keep his music school going. “I just heard this story, and I wanted to know what it was that was so inspiring to people about music. Haiti is a stressed society, and I wanted to see how music programs and groups function in that environment,” Kramer said. Heather Gundel, a sophomore in psychology who has played the clarinet for many years, said music can be very important as a healing tool. She said a close family friend in the United States has recovered with music therapy after not being able to walk due to a disease. “Listening to music can help lift people’s spirits,” Gundel said. “If people are interested in music, I think it can help them.” Marcelo Alvarado, a sophomore in mechanical engineering who plays in the local band Strictly Specials, also said music can be helpful to people who are struggling. Marcelo said music has had a positive impact on his life and the lives of others. “Music can definitely affect mood or attitude,” Alvarado said. Kramer said it is imperative for students to be aware of global diversity if they want to be successful. With information being so readily available on the internet, every society is connected and should be conscious of one another. “If students are planning on living in the real world, it is absolutely important. Every place is now connected to every other place,” Kramer said. “The more we understand about the world, the better off we are. We want to develop a deeper awareness of global issues. We’re committed to that at Price.”
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Elvin James, then a junior in First Year College, holds up a “Help Haiti” sign in front of the Atrium on Jan. 19, 2010. “We’re from the Xi Zeta chapter of Phi Beta Sigma,” James said. “We’re collecting money for the Haiti relief, we’re accepting donations.” The fraternity was giving away pizza to anyone who gave a donation.
By the Numbers 2 million 220,000 1.5 million 19 million
Haitians who live in the most quake—affected area Haitians who died in the quake Haitians who were left homeless cubic meteers of quake rubble and debris were piled Port Au Prince, Haiti’s capital SOURCE: DISASTERS EMERGENCY COMMITTEE
Relief efforts howl for haiti: In response, N.C. State’s Student Government launched “Howl for Haiti” in 2010 to raise money for assistance in the recovery. Under the guidance of Howl for Haiti, student organizations across campus raised money to contribute to the non-profit organization Stop Hunger Now. The initiative, a multifaceted program designed to raise money and awareness for the earthquake victims, included the following events: Jan. 27: Quad Means 4 Drive Feb. 15: Howl for Haiti Benefit Concert Feb. 15: Hugs for Haiti Feb. 21: Stop Hunger Now Packaging Feb. 27: Dance for Haiti April 10: Park Scholars and College of Textiles Fashion Show, Date Auction Source: NCSU Student Government
Campus organizations involved There were dozens of students and campus organizations that helped make Howl for Haiti a success. Howl for Haiti lists these groups as leading contributors to the cause: • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Health Professions Advising Center and Pre-Health Club • American Indian Science & Engineering Society • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity • The Honors Village • N.C. State’s Campus Crusade for Christ • The Repair & Renovation Services branch of Facilities Operations • NCSU Libraries • The Math Grad Student Association and Math Department • The Student Mentor Association • The Society of Afrikan American Culture • The National Society of Black Engineers
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Art to Wear 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Reynolds Coliseum Empower Film Series Waiting for Superman 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Campus Cinema
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The PMC Lecture Series presents a discussion on the roles music can play in re-building the country and the lives of the millions of affected individuals in Haiti. Dr. Michael Largey of Michigan State University will be joined by cellist and educator Dr. Janet Anthony of Lawrence University, and ethnomusicologist Dr. Jonathan Kramer.
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ucker Reyner, sophomore in communication, and Jenkins Paisley, sophomore in religious studies, take stakes out from their tent they were letting dry outside of Bragaw Residence hall before packing it up Monday. The two went on a camping trip to Dunn over the weekend with Campus Crusade and 20 other people. “It was fun, minus the part about the rain,” Reyner said. “We were under a shelter when the storm was going all out and lightning was crashing all around us.”
N.C. State baseball vs. UNCWilmington 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Doak Field NCSU Concert Band 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Talley Ballroom University Theatre presents Dancing at Lughnasa 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre, Frank Thompson Hall Thursday Take Me Out to the Ballgame: The Big Event 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Case Dining Hall “Cook for Good” Cooking Demonstration 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Case Dining Hall Red, White and Black Walking Tour 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. D.H. Hill Library Wes Parker Faculty Recital 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thompson Hall Studio Theatre. University Theatre presents Dancing at Lughnasa 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Titmus Theatre, Frank Thompson Hall MOVIE: BURLESQUE 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. MOVIE: GREEN HORNET 9:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. NCSU Dance Company Concert 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Stewart Theatre
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6:22 P.M. | Suspicious Person Poole Golf Course Report of subjects fishing. Subjects left prior to officer’s arrival.
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8:30 P.M. | Vehicle Stop Dan Allen Drive/Sullivan Drive Staff member was issued citation for failing to change address with Division of Motor Vehicles and expired inspection.
12:52 P.M. | Suspicious Person Coliseum Tunnel Student reported suspicious subject with mirror. Subject left prior to officer’s arrival.
April 9 1:29 A.M. | Check Person Faucette Drive/Gorman Drive Two observed two students sitting in vehicle in an area of recent break-ins. All file checks were negative.
2:04 P.M. | Fire Park Shops Units responded to mulch fire caused by cigarette butt. 2:23 P.M. | Check Person Williams Hall Officer observed non-student loitering on campus. All file checks were negative. 3:17 P.M. | Check Person Sullivan Drive/Varsity Drive Two students reported subject had photographed them while running. Officers interviewed non-student and determined subject was not a threat nor had committed a crime.
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12:43 A.M. | Welfare Check Turlington Hall Officers assisted student in crisis. Student was also issued welfare referral. 2:25 A.M. | Assist Other Agency Officers assisted non-student who had witnessed hit and run off campus. Non-student was transported to the scene.
2:49 A.M. | Medical Assist Tucker Hall Units responded to student in need of medical assistance. Transport was refused. 10:02 P.M. | Traffic Stop Morrill Drive/Warren Carroll Drive Non-student was arrested for Driving While License Revoked. Second non-student was issued citation for Allowing an Unlicensed Person to Drive. 10:18 P.M. | Traffic Stop Morrill Drive/Warren Carroll Drive Student was issued citation for Failure to Carry a License. 11:21 P.M. | Traffic Stop Morrill Drive/Warren Carroll Drive Student was issued citation for No Operators License. 3:32 P.M. | Medical Assist Main Campus Drive Units responded and transported non-student in need of medical assistance. 8:48 P.M. | Indecent Exposure Gardner Street/Hillsborough Street Student reported subject exposed himself. Investigation ongoing.
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CALS students give Olympian effort photos By sarah tudor
Tori Sawyer and Allison Dunn, both sophomores in agriculture education, participate in the tug of war event during the Ag Olympics on Monday. Also on their team was the Agriculture Education Club advisor, David Jones, who teaches leadership classes, and his 12-year-old daughter Kelsey. “It doesn’t end after graduation for us,” Sawyer said. “We will probably be working together for the next 30 years.”
Dustin Haigler, a junior in agriculture education, shoves chicken buffalo wings into his mouth during the wingeating contest on Monday during the the Ag Olympics. “The sauce is burning my face,” Haigler said after winning the wing-eating contest. The Ag Olympics was put on by the Agriculture and Extension Education Club and CFFA.
Mindy Herman, a junior in poultry science, catches an egg during the Ag Olympics on Monday. The egg toss was one of seven events held in the competition. “It’s fun because you get to play games and incorporate agriculture products into it,” Herman said.
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Part-time students are not part-time concerns The Facts:
During the initial student body elections, the voting website did not allow part-time students a chance to cast their vote. Due to this mistake, 2,192 students were left out of the elections, when the poles reopened only seven students voted.
While the mistake should not have happened in the first place, part-time students should realize the importance of their vote. These students play an important part in our University and their concerns should not be left out.
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Response to ‘College Cup does not solve communication problems’ This weekend I competed in the first annual college cup as apart of CALS. I read the viewpoint article entitled, “College Cup does not solve communication problems” and I disagree with the statements made in the article. The College Cup was an amazing way to bring students from every college together to compete and to communicate with each other. I met so many awesome people from all the different colleges and we all had a great time. We learned a lot about each other and we got to have some friendly competition while doing it. In the article it states that it’s not Student Government’s job to create traditions but to fix the communication issue with students, but what better way to communicate with the students than to bring students from all the colleges together to meet and get to know each other. The whole point of College Cup is to bring the University together as one Wolfpack nation. Student Government had the opportunity to meet numerous students and create a great environment for students to share what they feel, and they did just that. Student Government, and especially Scott Moore, did an amazing job with the College Cup and I believe that it will become a great tradition here at N.C. State. Everyone I talked to at the event said that they could not wait to participate in the event next year. Overall, College Cup was an extremely positive event and it was a great way for Student Government to bring a diverse group of students together and create unity on the N.C. State campus. Scott Moore and his fellow members in Student Government did a superb job and they are doing a great job minimizing the divide between themselves and the students. Rachel Turner sophomore, biological sciences
Response to “We Don’t Need to Blame the Victim” I am currently an undergraduate at N.C. State, and I would like to point out some facts that I think people are missing when discussing the topic of sexual assault. The Frances De Los Santos letter to the editor made some good points that we shouldn’t blame the victim for rape, but the fact that “he” is always raping “her” is not truthful. Yes, the majority of rapes that occur are male-female. But statistics sometimes do not include
he student body elections should be a time for students to have their voices heard, by selecting the candidates to fairly represent them. The concern of any student is a valued one—parttime students are not excluded from this. Part-time students have concerns just as important to the University as fulltime students. This goes beyond the once a year elections, but rather for part-time students voice their concerns and have the proper representation. Many students do not understand the role the Student Senate plays for our University. The senate plays an important role in the actions of the administration. This includes making suggestions and having influence over issues and concerns of the student body.
For part-time students this includes accessible commuter parking, class sections, library accessibility, transportation and tuition and fees increases. Many part-time students can affiliate with these concerns. Coincidentally the Student Senate representatives, as well as the Student Body President, have the ability to address these issues. If part-time students want to have these issues resolved in their favor, participating in the voting process as well as communicating the needs to representatives can aid the resolutions. Many concerns of the reopening of polls dealt with the fact the results were released
and few positions could have been changed by a 2,192 majority vote. However, certain positions, including the treasurer, a member of the executive council who deals with the finances of the student body, could have been swayed to the opposing candidate. More importantly part-time students are just as a part of the student body as the rest us. According to the Student Body Constitution, every student is eligible to vote; this includes part-time, graduate students, etc. They pay for their education, just as full-time student, entitling them to the same treatment at the University— including the right to vote and
representation in the senate. While these students might not be aware of the events going on on campus, that is the responsibility of the Elections Commission to ensure they are properly informed. Many parttime students come to campus for one reason—go to class and leave. This impacts their knowledge of many things going on around campus, including the elections. The only real solution is to keep informed and understand how Student Government affects them. Student Government should not make these concerns part-time, merely because the students are parttime; however, this begins with students speaking up. This editorial is abridged, please see technicianonline.com for the full version.
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female-male and female-female rape. Less than 10 percent of rapes are reported when a male is raped. This says something about the impact these statistics have on our opinion in society. “We need to focus rather on how we can stop men from raping.” This statement irritates me, and reasonable people will agree that this is stereotyping to the extreme. The most effective movement is to focus on preventing all sexual violence. Stereotyping men as always being aggressors and women as always being victims oversimplifies sexual violence. Brian Clements freshman, biomedical engineering
The Student Voice Students want to be heard. They want to affect change in the University and the way they do this is through Student Government but there is sometimes a disconnect between students and Student Government. How many students know who their student senator is much less what they look like or how to get in touch with them? This is a problem. How do we fix it? By bringing students and Student Government together. What better way to do this than having a fun event that will get students out and put them face-to-face with their Student Government representative where they can hang out and start building that connection. The College Cup is the answer. It did exactly that. Hosted by SG, it brought together students and Student Government so they can start communicating. The College Cup recognized this problem and turned it into a fun and tangible solution. It is the start of a more open and positive relationship between students and Student Government. For any student that wants to have their voice heard, I encourage you to attend these types of Student Government events. Meet your student representative and share your ideas. Solutions to problems like advising, transportation and campus safety all come started with a student raising a concern to Student Government. If you are not sure where to find Student Government, just look for the Student Government tent out on the Brickyard. We are there every week. Scott Richardson Senior, business administration
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Biden’s expansion on Title IX is redundant
ice President Joe Biden has designed a plan to prohibit sexual violence in schools. This plan is an expansion of Tit le IX, a civil rights law for gender equality in education, designed to educate Aila Goforth both facStaff Columnist u lt y a nd students about sexual discrimination and how to respond to sexual assault. This is in hopes that it will reduce the amount of sexual discrimination on campuses. While the plan may seem like a good idea to help stop sexual violence, it is an idea that is already implemented. Students and faculty are already educated about the negative effects of sexual violence. More education will not purely stop all sexual violence that occurs. A letter from the United States Department of Education and its Office of Civil Rights states that information about sexual violence should be in the schools’ handbooks; however, I remember it being in my handbook when I was in high school and there were still cases of sexual harassment. Even if it wasn’t in a handbook and they put it in there, very few people read the handbook front to back. Most students throw it away
or put it somewhere and leave it for the rest of the school year. A sheet of paper about sexual violence collecting dust along with the rest of the handbook is not an effective way to educate people. Educating people about a topic as sensitive as sexual violence cannot be through paper and books; to effectively educate someone risks must be taken. For example, after the sexual assault here at N.C. State the red and white flags were put up in Carolina Court, showing that one in four women are sexually assaulted by the end of their college career. Every time students walk by the flags they think of what it means. That is an example of effective education. Another problem with Title IX was that it is very wordy. Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights, Russlynn Ali said, “[The Office of Civil Rights] is already working with schools to help them in their fight against the harmful effects of sexual violence by providing technical assistance and seeking remedies designed to stop such conduct, prevent its recurrence and remediate its impact.” My question is, what remedies are they speaking of? Also what technical assistance? What remedies are so influential that they’re going to stop all sexual violence, prevent it from ever reoccurring again, and remediate its impact? These are all things that no one has a direct way to fix. Biden might be able to implement more educa-
tion about sexual violence but he cannot stop every person from committing an act of sexual violence. While reading through the letter from the United States Department of Education I came across a statement multiple times that quite frankly bothered me. “If a school determines that sexual harassment that creates a hostile environment has occurred, it must take immediate action to eliminate the hostile environment, prevent its recurrence and address its effects.” This statement seems to be pointing out that if and only if a hostile environment is the result of sexual harassment then immediate action will be taken; not just if sexual harassment has occurred. In my opinion, immediate action should be taken after any act of sexual harassment, not only the acts that result in a hostile environment. While Biden’s intentions are good, in order to relieve the problem of sexual violence, he is going to have to get a little more creative with his ideas of educating people. Maybe looking into the way N.C. State handled its recent assault will help Biden’s plan become a little more plausible. Send Aila your thoughts on sexual assualt to letters@technicianonline. com.
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“I would still have voted because enen though they forgot me the first time, I feel my voice is still important enough.” Elexus Howard freshman, computer engineering
“Probably not. I feel like as a part-time student, you’re not here as often and you don’t participate in as much on campus.” Jaclyn Martin sophomore, marine science
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‘Scream’ing for the fourth time ‘Scream 4’ will hit theaters on Friday with a younger cast, including Hayden Panettiere. Katie Handerhan Staff Writer
It was t he mov ie t hat launched thousands of Halloween costumes, and redefined cinema horror for a new generation of moviegoers, leaving fans screaming for more. Directed by Wes Craven and written by Kevin Williams, the Scream trilogy took the typical killing spree horror formula and turned it into something that is, according to movie critic Dustin Putman, “smart, scary and genuinely suspenseful—a twist on the stalk-andslash films from the late 70s and early 80s.” Now, more than a decade later, Craven and Williams return to make fans scream for the fourth time w it h S c re a m 4 opening in theaters on Friday. With a $14 million dollar budget, the original Scream was a huge financial success, bringing in $103 million, which according to Putman, is rarely seen in movies of this genre. The next two followed a similar trend at the box office with Scream 2 clocking in at $172 million and Scream 3 at $161 million worldwide. Craven and Williams reaped the benefits of the film’s successes as they both received
awards for their work. Craven received the Grand Prize at the Gérardmer Film Festival, and Williams won multiple awards for best writer while the film made its way onto Empire’s list of the 500 greatest movies of all time in 2008. The first two films received overall good ratings, even swaying the mind of historically tough critic Roger Ebert, who enjoyed both of the first two films. But Scream 3, according to critics, missed its mark, leaving die-hard fans discouraged about the future of the series. Rotten Tomatoes rated Scream 3 at 38 percent on its Tomatometer, claiming that the series had “lost its freshness and originality by falling back on the old horror formulas and clichés.” David Ruehle, a junior in anthropology, agrees that Scream may have fa l len short because of its overuse of the clichés of horror movies in general. “They’re a l l t he same to me,” Ruehle said. “Nothing new really happens anymore.” As the new sequel quickly approaches theaters, fans are left wondering if the series will be able to recapture its former glory. But with new young actresses being cast in the film, Scream 4 may be just what fans have been asking for. Playing alongside the original cast of Courteney Cox, David Arquette and Neve Campbell
The first three:
Scream (1996) The killer Ghostface appears in Woodsboro, California, terrorizing the teenage populace. The slasher turns his eye on young Sidney Prescott (Neve Campbell), who must struggle to stay alive and uncover Ghostface’s identity. Scream 2 (1997) Now attending college, the Woodsboro survivors are terrorized by a new Ghostface. The conventions of horror sequels are showcased in Sidney’s struggle to stop the second killer. Scream 3 (2000) In the final part of the original trilogy, Sydney once more faces off against Ghostface. Set in Hollywood, the film’s dependence on cameos and meta-references was not well received by critics. -Jordan alsaqa
will be Emma Roberts (It’s Kind of a Funny Story), who plays Jill Roberts, and Hayden Panettiere (television series Heroes), who plays Kirby Reed, as they dodge the latest killing spree. “It should be interesting,” Jordan Sawyer, a junior in communications, said when asked about the latest cast additions. Hayden Panettiere spoke with Technician last week in a telephone interview. According to Panettiere, Scream 4 promises to do anything but disappoint with Craven directing the film. “He’s a mastermind,” Panettiere said. “When he’s on set you can tell how much he loves what he does – it’s a great
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In the new film Scream 4, Hayden Panetierre and Emma Roberts lead a cast that reads as a veritable who’s who of young Hollywood starlets. The cast also includes David Arquette and Courteney Cox.
vibe for the cast.” Unlike the third film, Scream 4 bends the rules and “redefines” typical slashers, according to Panetierre. “It’s not just a sequel,” Panetierre said, “it’s a reboot of the past and the characters. This [movie] is a real roller coaster; it’s a big game of Clue.” Like the last three films, Scream 4 will have the same satirical sense of humor that pokes fun at teen horror films, adding much-needed comic relief from its spine-jolting scares. “You’ve got that comedy that other genres have,” Panetierre said. “It’s not the typical horror movie. It’s still terrifying, but has those great moments of being hysterical.” Although Scream 4 promises to give fans a fresh take on the genre, students still have mixed
feelings about its potential for success. Katie Stevenson, a junior in political science, feels that there may be a glimmer of hope for the new film. “[Horror sequels] are usually not very good,” Stevenson said, “but this one might be different.” For Panettiere, who has acted in various types of film genres, Scream 4 has been a unique experience. “I’m a big horror movie fan,” Panettiere said. “I used to love to scare myself half to death, as long as I had my parent’s room to run into.“ Sawyer, like Panetierre, has a passion for scary movies. “They are like an adrenaline rush,” Sawyer said. “It’s fun to watch other people be scared when you’re not in the same situation.”
Acting in this film was natural for Panetteire, as she said her blood curdling scream came easily. “It’s cumulative,” Panetierre said, “I learned at a very young age to scream at the top of my lungs.” But even with her love of horror, Panettiere admits she would never have as much courage as her character shows throughout the film. “I would run so far out of that house,” Panetteire said. “I would be down those stairs in a second asking for police.” As for new twists and turns in the film, Panettiere refuses to give any clues, but teased by saying, “virgins usually die.” “My character is not a virgin,” Panetierre said, “so does that mean I’m not going to live as long? You’ll just have to wait to find out.”
New ‘Arthur’ film is seriously on the rocks Arthur
Jordan Alsaqa Senior Staff Writer
Whether or not Arthur is a movie worth seeing is mostly going to come down to your opinion of the film’s main star. If you don’t care for Russell Brand’s comedic style, then this is a movie you should avoid, as it is first and foremost a showcase of the persona he has developed over the past few years. That being said, fans of Brand should also be wary before heading to theaters. Though Brand’s performance heightens a lot of the comedy in the film, much of Arthur remains bogged down by problematic elements. A remake of the 1981 Dudley Moore film, Arthur follows the titular character as he enjoys a lavish playboy lifestyle. Born with a silver spoon in his mouth, Arthur Bach, played by Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall, Get Him to the Greek), has spent the ent i ret y of his life playing games and partying, never entering into the adult world. All of this changes when his mot her threatens to cut him off from the family fortune unless he goes through with an arranged marriage with Susan Johnson, played by Jennifer Garner (Juno, The Invention of Lying). Arthur reluctantly agrees, but soon begins falling in love with Naomi, played by Greta Gerwig (Greenberg, No Strings Attached), an average woman who is the complete opposite of the power-hungry Susan. This love triangle encompasses only part of the plot, which also includes Arthur’s relationship with his nanny
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Russell Brand stars as Arthur in the new film of the same name. It was based on a classic Dudley Moore comedy.
Hobson, played by Helen Mirren (The Tempest, Red), the character’s attempts to become sober and his overall journey into adulthood. In all honesty, the biggest problem Arthur has is the sheer amount of plot in the film. Though all of these storylines were present in the original, they were dealt with far more efficiently, allowing more humor to be mined from Dudley Moore’s antics as the drunken Arthur. This is where fans of Brand will need to be the most considerate. The casting of Brand as Arthur is perfect, given the actor’s rea l life history of drug use and partying. However, with the plot taking up so much screen time, there are very few instances where the character gets to do crazy things. As a result, it feels as if Brand is being forced to reign in the chaotic nature that has made him so popular, for much of the film. The scenes where Brand does get to cut loose are the funniest the film has to offer, but are unfortunately few and far between. Another problem of the large plot is that the different
“It feels as if Russell Brand is being forced to reign in his chaotic nature.”
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Nathan Bihlmeyer, a senior in biochemistry, munches on a homemade onigiri at the J.C. Raulston Arboretum Sunday. Onigiri is a traditional japanese snack consisting of rice, seaweed and either vegetables or meat and was one of many dishes prepared by SRPE. Bihlmeyer, who joined the club because it incorporated many of his interests, was very involved in the making of the various Japanese dishes. “I made most of [the onigiris,] but the making of all the food was a collective effort,” said Bihlmeyer.
Club picnic showcases Japanese dishes Club met Sunday for a homemade bento picnic to talk anime and hang out. Elizabeth Ayscue Staff Writer
Hot dogs shaped like octopi, apples cut into rabbit-shapes and rice balls wrapped in seaweed—welcome to the world of Japanese bento food! A bento is the Japanese equivalent to an American lunch box. The bento box has different partitioned sections and is filled with delicious food for people to take to work or school. Parents often spend a great amount of time shaping the food into cute animals for their children. This past Sunday, the Society for the Refinement of Polyvarietal Entertainment, hosted a Bento Picnic at the University’s Arboretum. The club spent Saturday purchasing and cooking the food to be enjoyed
tions, the club also has “misthe next day. SRPE was started several adventures,” where the memyears ago by a group of friends bers go shopping at various who wanted to get together and locations and then have a nice share their common interest in dinner together. “They’re called ‘misadvenanime. “It’s not just about watch- tures’ because we end up going ing anime,” Michael Kolbas, somewhere we didn’t mean to a senior in computer science go,” he said. According a nd SR PE to Kolbas, one chairperson, of the great s a i d . “ I t ’s things about about getting t he club is ex posed to the many dift he cu lture ferent people and meeting who belong people a nd to it which giving back allows them to the comto pla n a munity.” wide array of Soon after events to suit its inception, everyone’s inthe group deSamson Melamed, a doctoral cided to start student in electrical engineering terests. “With a volunteerva riet y of ing at local anime conventions, such as people and interests, we can Animazement which is held do different stuff,” Kolbas said. The Bento Picnic is one of in Raleigh. This service later evolved into organizing and the most popular of the club’s participating in other events, events, and one that combines many of these various interests. like the Bento Picnic. “A lot of typical bento food is Kolbas explained that in addition to the Bento Picnic and labor intensive,” club member organizing trips to conven- Samson Melamed, a doctoral
“It’s nice to get a lot of people together to socialize and enjoy the nice weather.”
student in electrical engineering, said. “It’s nice to get a lot of people together to share the burden, and get together to socialize and enjoy the nice weather.” Kolbas explained that part of the fun of participating in the picnic is obtaining and preparing the food the night before. “It’s a good chance to get people out to visit a bunch of different grocery stores,” Kolbas said, “like the Japanese convenience store.” Because of the variety of food served, everyone can participate in cooking depending on what they can or want to learn to cook. “Everyone gets to learn to cook different things,” Kolbas said. Melamed agreed and explained that it was interesting getting to see who was more adept at cooking a certain type of food, such as Japanese food, Korean food, etc. “It’s also nice to see everyone’s unique backgrounds,” Kolbas said.
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Hoom Seok Kim and Seung Hun, graduate students in electrical enginerring, serve themselves during the Society for the Refinement of Polyvarietal Entertainment’s bento picnic in J.C. Raulston Arboretum Sunday afternoon. Kim made kimchi rice, a Korean dish.
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Samantha Smith, a sophomore in biochemistry, helped to prepare the food on Saturday and attended the picnic on Sunday. She was excited about having the picnic in the Arboretum and getting to hang out with the club. “It’s a different experience with lots of food, Smith said. “And you get to hang out in a place with lots of plants.” One of the dishes served was a popular Japanese food called onigiri. It consists of a rice
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storylines are never juggled well, making for uneven pacing. One part late in the film changes the tone radically for about ten minutes, and, though it is well-acted, feels severely out of place. The supporting cast manages a fair enough job, but none of the other characters really jump off the screen the way they should. Garner’s manipulative and unhinged Susan feels a bit too over-the-top, and she
ball formed into a triangular shape, then wrapped in seaweed (called nori in Japanese). The inside can be filled with a number of different things, from salted salmon to pickled ume, which is a fruit common in Japan. The club members all came to SRPE for different reasons, but very much enjoy the atmosphere that the club brings. “I originally came to the club because of my interest in learning Japanese,” Melamed said. “It gave me the opportunity to get exposed to the media coming out of Japan.” “I like SRPE because, like most of the people here, I’m
interested in Japanese animation and comics,” Smith added. “[But] it’s open to other forms of entertainment.” According to Kolbas, the term “polyvarietal” refers to the club’s openness to other forms of media, not just Japanese anime and manga. Kolbas hopes that more people will come to the club for a fun, relaxed environment and the chance to get out and do something with the club members’ combined interests. “If anyone thinks it sounds interesting, they are welcome to join us,” Kolbas said.
doesn’t seem believable enough as the successful business woman she’s supposed to be. Gerwig fares better as the free-spirited love interest, and there seems to be genuine chemistry between her and Brand. Even stronger is the relationship between Arthur and Hobson, thanks in no small part to Mirren. The actress plays the straight-laced character well, making the scenes where she joins in with Arthur’s madness that much more enjoyable. Other characters, such as Bitterman and Susan’s father
Burt, played by Luis Guzman and Nick Nolte respectively, are given so little to do, it’s a wonder they were even included. Though some of the characters feel unnecessary, the casting isn’t the biggest failing of Arthur; that honor is reserved for the script. Though some scenes provide a few genuine laughs, the majority of the movie is plagued with uninspired jokes and lame oneliners. The film also falls back on some of the most clichéd tropes, including one scene where Arthur tries to exit a room but enters a closet instead. This goes back to the problem of Brand seeming as if he was kept on a short leash during filming. Though the occasional line will obviously come from his obscene, scatterbrained sense of humor, it feels as if the majority of any ad-libbing he may have done was left on the cutting room floor. It begs the question—why remake a movie as a star vehicle if you aren’t going to let the star do the driving? Overall, Arthur isn’t a complete failure. There are more than a few fun moments, and Brand perfectly captures the spirit of the character Dudley Moore made famous 30 years ago. Unfortunately, the film as a whole feels unnecessary. Unless you are a huge fan of Brand, you’ll probably be better off tracking down a copy of the original film.
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taken the baseball programs to a new level. He has taken the team to eleven NCAA regional appearances, is the alltime winnigest coach in the programs history with 539 wins and was named the ACC and NCAA Coach of the Year in 2003. However, Avent does have a few knocks on him, knocks that are growing bigger and bigger every year. The first is that Avent has never been able to take his team to the College World Series. He came close twice, losing to Miami in 2003 and losing in the third game of the three game series against Georgia in 2008 but still hasn’t been able to take the Pack to Omaha. To put this in perspective, Since 2000, Miami has made it to the College World series five times, North Carolina four times and Clemson and Florida State have made it three times a piece. Also, Avent has been unable to capture an ACC Championship. His closest finishes came in 2008 when he finished second in the Atlantic Division, forth overall and in 2003 where his team finished third overall in the league. On top of that, he has struggled against ACC competition as he is only 187-
193 overall during the fourteen seasons. Couple these two problems with teams that have underperformed in the last two seasons and counting, and Avent could be facing a problem. The 2009 season was the worst in Avent’s history as a coach at State as the team managed to only win 25 games compared to 31 losses. The 2010 season was better as the team finished 38-24, but it finished only .500 in the ACC at 15-15 and was on the bubble in terms of making it to a regional prior to a surprise ACC Tournament run in which it made it all the way to the championship game, catapulting it into the Myrtle Beach Regional, where it lost both of its games. And this season hasn’t been much better as the team is just 5-10 in the conference and just 18-15 overall. After dropping the first two series of the season, State began to come on winning two straight series against Clemson and Wake Forest. However, the team was swept against a good Miami team in Coral Gables. But if this team doesn’t catch fire and finish strong in these next few weeks and secure itself a NCAA Regional bid, Avent, like Tarantini and Lowe, could be on his way out because as we have seen, Yow means business and expects nothing but excellence.
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Gottfried. The Crimson Tide topped the 20-win mark three times, posted a combined 8841 record, advanced to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, an NCAA Elite Eight appearance, held a No. 1 national ranking, and won an SEC regular-season championship with Early on the bench. His work as an assistant coach did not go unnoticed. In 2004 he was recognized as Athlon Sports named him the third-best assistant coach in the nation. Gottfried has started to put together a familiar, successful staff that will be, as Yow said, second to none in the United States. With a few of the pieces put in place in the coaching staff puzzle, Wolfpack Nation eagerly awaits Gottfried’s next move to help take the team that has lived in the basement of the ACC for the last five years back.
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Former University of Lousiana-Monroe head coach Orlando Early joins Mark Gottfried’s staff for the second time. He served as an assistant under Gottfried at Alabama for five years. Early also served as an assistant under newly appointed assistant Bobby Lutz at Charlotte for three years as well.
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been ranked No. 1 in the nation by the FLW College Tour.” Today, the BassPack club membership is hovering at more than 50 active members. However, having all of these members does not discourage participa-
tion; throughout the season all members compete for the opportunity to represent N.C. State at the regional and national level. Representing the Wolfpack doesn’t just mean being the best fisher. It branches to areas such as meeting attendance, local tournament participation and community service. These requirements, which have allowed the team to be successful, have not gone unnoticed by fellow schools.
by four different outlets, including the Sun Belt Conference, Louisiana Association of Basketball Coaches, the Louisiana Sports Writers Association and National Association of Basketball Coaches (District 8 Coach of the Year). He also concluded the season as a finalist for the Hugh Durham MidMajor Coach of the Year award. Early has served as an assistant under both Lutz and Gottfried prior to claiming a head coaching position. From 1998-2001 Early helped the 49ers to a pair of Conference USA titles, two NCAA Tournament appearances and an NIT appearance. He then spent four seasons as an assistant at Alabama under
practice and tournaments in order to secure a national spot on the upcoming tour season. “We spent a lot of time over spring break to try and go out keep skills fresh and get ready for the tournament,” Dziwulski said. “We tracked certain areas where fish were moving a lot and get ready for the Tournament. Just as we did for the national title, we have to continue for the next season.”
“Colleges around the country have gotten in contact with us when they wanted to start a club like ours,” Beverly said. “Some of the schools we have helped start up include Duke, UNC, UNCW and ECU.” Although the 2011 FLW College Championships have just ended, it marks the beginning of a new season for the BassPack Fishers. As the team finishes its current year, what lies ahead is a few months of
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• Page 7: A continuation of the BassPack’s fourth place finish at the FLW College National Championships.
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Volleyball announces 2011 schedule N.C. State head coach Bryan Bunn announced the 2011 Wolfpack volleyball schedule today. The slate features two home tournaments and nine ACC contests that will be played at Reynolds Coliseum. The Pack will begin its second season under the leadership of Bunn with a tournament at Appalachian State (Aug. 26-27) before opening up the home portion of its schedule on Sept. 2 with a fourmatch tournament at Reynolds Coliseum. This tournament will contain matchups with North Carolina A&T, Wisconsin, Western Carolina and Campbell. Source: N.C. State Athletics
athletic schedule April 2011 Su
Today Softball at East Carolina Greenville, N.C., 4 p.m. Baseball vs. UNC Wilmington Doak Field at Dail Park, 6 p.m. Friday Women’s golf at ACC Championships Cleveland, Ohio, all day Men’s tennis at Maryland College Park, Md., 2:30 p.m. Baseball at North Carolina Doak Field at Dail Park, 6:30 p.m. Saturday Men’s golf at Wolfpack Spring Open Lonnie Poole Golf Course, all day Track at UNC Invitational Chapel Hill, N.C., all day Baseball vs. North Carolina Doak Field at Dail Park, 6:30 p.m. Women’s tennis vs. Maryland Pullen Park, 12 p.m. Softball at Maryland College Park, Md., 3 p.m.
Quote of the day “He is going to put together a staff here that is going to be second to none in the United States and that is not a hyperbole.” Debbie Yow, Athletics Director
Gottfried adds to basketball staff New basketball coach brings experience and familiarity to N.C. State Sean Klemm Deputy Sports Editor
Less than a week after being named head coach, Mark Gottfried has begun the process of creating his coaching staff, hiring two assistants. Upon being named head coach last week, Gottfried expressed his desire to build a solid staff around him with the same mentality. “What I want to do here is build a phenomenal staff,” Gottfried said. “That is the most important thing. Guys that understand this place understand what it takes to win, coach on the floor, develop young men and recruit great talent. That is where we want to be and that will be my first priority outside of these guys right here.” Athletics Director Debbie Yow echoed the opinions of her second head coaching hire and firmly expressed her confidence in the Wolfpack’s new coach in last Tuesday’s press conference. “He is going to put together a staff here that is going to be second to none in the United States and that is not a hyperbole,” Yow said. Gottfried is well on his way, hiring two assistants that are both former head coaches. Former Charlotte 49ers head coach Bobby Lutz and former University of Louisiana-Monroe head coach Orlando Early have
joined the N.C. State staff as assistants. Lutz, a Catawba, N.C. native, led Charlotte to a school-record five 20-win seasons, averaged over 18 wins a year and won three league titles (1999, 2001, 2004) in his tenure with the 49ers. Five times in his career a Lutz-coached 49er squad knocked off a top-10 opponent, including a win over No. 3 Cincinnati in 1999. Five of the eight wins over top-10-ranked opponents in Charlotte’s history came under Lutz’s watch. In 2005 Lutz was a finalist for the Jim Phelan Coach of the Year Award. Following his storied career at Charlotte, Lutz served on the staff at Iowa State where he helped the Cyclones earn their highest win total since 2005-06. Lutz has significant ties to the state of North Carolina and should be an asset to Gottfried and the basketball program in the area of recruiting. He had four top-20 national recruiting classes and coached 10 players who earned first-team all-conference honors at Charlotte. Orlando Early joins the Wolfpack after serving as an assistant at South Carolina for one season and the head coach of University of LouisianaMonroe for five seasons. In his second season at LouisianaMonroe Early led the squad to its first winning season in six years and a share of the Sun Belt Conference West Division title in the program’s first season in the conference. Early was named Coach of the Year
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Photo Courtesy of The Charlotte Observer
Former UNC Charlotte head basketball coach Bobby Lutz looks on during a game with the 49ers. Lutz has been added as an assistant under newly appointed head coach Mark Gottfried. Lutz led Charlotte to three league titles and knocked off five top-10 teams in his tenure at Charlotte.
BassPack reels in success
Seat warming up for Avent
N.C. State fishing club finishes 4th in the United States
areas all three days. Going in, our goal was to make top five. Once we made top five, we wanted to win.” The fishing club is one of N.C. State’s most successful Sean Ege club sports. The Wolfpack Staff Writer Anglers, better known as the When N.C. State students BassPack club, was founded look around at clubs and or- in 2005 and started with just ganizations during the first a handful of members. “BassPack started before my couple weeks at school, they look for those that will rep- time, the fishing team is the resent them best, but some reason I came to State,” Ben of us Wolfpack students Dziwulski, a junior in agriculwouldn’t think to look for tural business management, said. “I got a call from the club more unique clubs. L a s t w e e k e n d t h e advisor when I was a junior in BassPack fishing club trav- high school. The organization eled to Kentucky to compete and size of the club was what in the 2011 FLW College Na- got me interested in North Cartional Championship title. olina and surrounding areas.” Three years The team later, along of Dziwulw it h bei ng ski-Bevera veteran of ly secured the team and a To p an officer of Five spot, the club, Dzifinishing wulski is off at 4th proud to be place. representing “We N.C. State on went into the national the tourcircuit with nament his teammate with a Kevin Beverly, BassPack Kev in Bevgame President erly. Beverly, plan,” current club Kevin Beverly said, club president president, has been fishing and senior in criminol- for N.C. State since fall of his ogy. “A lot of teams went freshman year. “It started out small when I in scrounging around, but Ben and I fished the same first joined the team,” Beverly
“Colleges around the country have gotten in contact with us when they wanted to start a club like ours.”
of the tournament fish the last day for a chance at the national title, and we secured that fifth spot.” Dziwulski and Beverly have been representing State together as a team ever since they joined the club. In conglomeration with the other members of the BassPack, they put together one of the most successful fishing schools in the country, which can be supported with its multiple awards. “I would say we are definitely gaining ground every year,” Beverly said. “We won two national championships [2006, 2009] and two regional championships [2009,2010]. We have also
“Refuse to accept the status quo.” That has been Athletics Director Debbie Yow’s motto since she was hired in May of last year. And she has done just t hat a s she h a s a l re ady revamped two Taylor of the schools Barbour s p or t s pro gra ms, w it h Sports Editor the supposed retiring, and I say retiring with a lot of skepticism, of long-time head soccer coach George Tarantini and the resignation of former men’s basketball coach Sidney Lowe. She is brining in guys that have not been a part of what has been the past 15-years of overall athletic mediocrity for N.C. State, guys that aren’t content to finish in the middle of the ACC, guys who want to win championships. And head baseball coach Elliott Avent could ne next. There is no knocking the intensity of Avent on the baseball field. The head coach of the Wolfpack baseball team has been giving umpires and opposing teams headaches over the fourteen years he has spent in Raleigh and has changed the mentality of the program. During that time he has
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Photo Courtesy of N.C. State BassPack
Ben Dziwulski (left) and Kevin Beverley (right) proudly display their 4th place catch during the 2011 FLW College Fishing National Championship. Dziwulski and Beverly combined to catch 11 bass, totalling 28 pounds and 13 ounces.
said. “We have always been the biggest team in the nation. We have grown tremendously since we started. We even have to turn down sponsors sometimes when it gets to be too much.” This weekend the pair competed along with two other club members, giving N.C. State two teams represented. Out of the 25 teams present from across the nation, only three schools had multiple teams. Those competing for the title included popular schools such as LSU, Auburn, Wisconsin, and the defending champions from the University of Florida. “The season starts with 500 teams,” Dziwulski said. “25 teams qualify through four regional tournaments for a spot at the national championships. From there, the top five teams
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