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Vol. 118, No. 107 | Athens, Georgia

‘UP AND DOWN’

HOPE SCHOLARSHIP

Hour cap may hurt students Professional programs require higher tuition By TIFFANY STEVENS THE RED & BLACK

FRANCES MICKLOW | The Red & Black

S Jeremy Price has seen it all at Georgia — irrelevancy, then an SEC Title and finally a program’s resurgence under a brand-new coach that could result in the first NCAA Tournament bid since 2008.

For Kristina Smith, HOPE provided a way to receive a pharmacy degree without having to deal with the burden of loans. But proposed changes to the scholarship may affect Smith’s chances of getting her professional degree debt free. “My parents have been anticipating me having HOPE for all but one year,” said Smith, a second-year pharmacy student. “HOPE covers up to 150 hours for us. But with the new regulations, they’re going to cap [hours] at 127. I’m at 130, so I’m done with HOPE if they cap it. So there’s another year we’ll have to pay for.” Students pursuing professional programs, such as pharmacy, may not only have to contend with the change in hours covered, but also with a change in the tuition covered as well if HOPE revisions are passed. Alan Wolfgang, assistant dean for student affairs in the College of Pharmacy, said pharmacy students may have to pay about $5,000 more in tuition per year if proposed HOPE changes are passed. “HOPE currently pays for the differential tuition between the two programs,” Wolfgang said. “The pharmacy program tuition is a lot

Senior’s roller coaster ride comes to an end Students brace for HOPE cuts

See CAP, Page 3

By MITCH BLOMERT THE RED & BLACK

Jeremy Price has seen it all. Four years. Winning seasons. Losing seasons. Old coaches departing. New coaches arriving. Empty seats. Filled seats. And a career full of unforgettable memories. “A lot of up and a lot of down — all four years,” Price said. “Every game and every season, things have changed. Now it feels like a special place.” The 6-foot-9 senior will suit up for his fourth and final SEC Tournament when Georgia faces Auburn today at the Georgia Dome, wrapping up his winding tenure with the Bulldogs at the same place he was first crowned a conference champion in 2008. Since his arrival to Athens in 2007, Price has endured a ride on the bumpy road the Bulldogs’ basketball program has battled through, seeing numerous players transfer and a change in coaching staff. But it’s finally paying off. Price has become an emotional

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leader of a Georgia team that has completely changed its identity under his watch — from conference nobodies to a 20-win team poised for a spot in the NCAA Tournament. “I think it’s on me to keep everybody emotionally stable,” he said. “I stay focused on the goal that we’re trying to get. I’ve been an emotional leader all year and I plan to keep doing that.” Now is his chance to show his team — and the rest of the SEC — what he’s learned through his trials and tribulations at Georgia, and what kind of leader he has become. ‘Big J.P.’ Columbia High School head basketball coach Phil McCrary said he knew he had something big when

Price approached him as a freshman before the 2003-04 season — literally big. “Big J.P. was probably about 300 pounds,” McCrary said. “We would never let him balloon up that big. We used to always put him on a salad diet.” Price was already a towering presence at the post, and McCrary wasn’t hesitant to put the massive 15-yearold into his starting lineup — an impressive statement in a program known for developing some of Georgia’s top basketball talent. Price would never leave the starting five. “The big guy came in and he was a little overweight as a ninth-grader,” McCrary said. “And he worked, got himself in shape, became a starter in ninth grade and started four years for us.” In his four years at Columbia, Price never saw less than the Elite Eight in the state playoffs. The Eagles won a state title in 2006 and almost won another the following year, losing in the finals. See JP, Page 8

By KATHRYN INGALL THE RED & BLACK Katy Burden works hard to pay for her education, but she may have to work even harder next year with cuts to the HOPE scholarship. Burden, a third-year poultry and dairy science major, plans to make up for a decrease in the scholarship changes to HOPE by working more hours at her job. “I come from a low-income family and it really impacts the probability of me going to school,” she said. “Right now I’m working fulltime, so that’s just going to add more stress to the financial situation.” The legislation passed by the Georgia Senate Tuesday keeps the college grade point average requirement for HOPE at 3.0, but cuts the amount of the scholarship to 90 percent of tuition. The scholarship would also no longer cover the $833 per semester in mandatory student fees at the University. See HOPE, Page 3

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Student hears ‘call of the wild’ By ADAM CARLSON THE RED & BLACK Sydney Hayter could be anything. Well, as long as that thing involves animals. “There are just so many opportunities,” she said. A senior from Clearwater, Fla., majoring in animal science, Hayter has always been certain of what she wanted to do when she grew up. She was certain she wanted to go into medicine. “I wanted to be a doctor,” she said. “But I don’t like people. I love animals.” It helped that, when she was younger, Hayter came into possession of a toy veterinary kit. She took it everywhere. “And I used it on every animal I could find,” Hayter said. “I was that kid.” It’s when she came to the University — drawn by her mother’s alumna status and at her father’s insistence — that Hayter realized her pre-vet track also opened up possibilities for other careers,

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including the many fields of animal research. What surprised her was the variety; what didn’t was her continuing and strengthening love of the field. “It’s hard to get all into words,” she said. “[It’s] probably the fact that it’s so applicable.” In contrast to subjects such as biology and chemistry, she said, the concepts learned in her animal science classes were immediately graspable, because they were immediately viewable. “You get to see it happen,” she said. In her four years at the University, Hayter has had only a moment’s doubt that animals should be her focus. Lately, however, there have been questions about where that focus should be pointed after graduation. And although Hayter is still seriously considering vet school, one new option has appeared: research. It’s when the two possibilities overlapped that she e-mailed Kylee

S Anna Konieczny participates in an Ash Wednesday service at The Catholic Center. Ash Wednesday is the first day of the Christian season of Lent, the 40-day period of preparation before Easter during which Christians may choose to fast or abstain from certain activities.

See ANIMAL, Page 7

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WE’RE GOING STREAKING

We all know the catchy tune, but you may not know the guy behind the song. Story on page 7.

Where’s Mikey? President Adams will be in Atlanta to meet with his fellow SEC presidents and chancellors. That sounds like a lotta fun.

FRANCES MICKLOW | The Red & Black

Index

News ........................ 2 Music Notes ............ 4

IN YO FACE! See the crime notebook on page 2 to see who pepper-sprayed themselves.

Those were the days ... to go streaking. Look online for the weekly series.

Opinions .................. 6 Variety ..................... 7

Sports ...................... 8 Crossword ............... 2

Sudoku .................... 7


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MAN ON THE STREET: Marriage: Man + Woman? In the wake of the cessation of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, Republican representatives are attempting to amend the Constitution in order to define who can be legally married. Paul Broun, the Republican representative to Congress from the 10th District in Georgia, brought before the House of Representatives on March 3 the Marriage Protection Amendment, defining

marriage as being between one man and one woman. The amendment is in House committee, but it has 21 co-sponsors — all of them are Republican. The Red & Black asked students what they thought about an amendment defining marriage between a man and woman. — Drew Hooks

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REBECCA DOTY

“I know a lot of gay couples who are happier than straight couples.”

sophomore public relations and economics major from Lawrenceville

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S Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein spoke at the University law school about her experiences as a woman in the law field.

Justice beats obstacles

“I think that marriage is between man and woman, but that shouldn’t apply to the whole country. Our country is based on freedom, and restricting marriage cuts down on our freedom.”

ERIC PHILLIPS sophomore mass media arts major from Woodstock

“Gays and lesbians should have a choice to get married. The government should not control their love life. The government’s perspective adds to the perspective of the society. If the government looks down upon it, society looks down upon it. If government would accept it, more people would.”

CASEY SCHNEIDER

senior international affairs major from Saranac Lake, NY “That’s ridiculous. I fully support gay rights, and I believe marriage should be between people who love each other, and saying marriage is between man and woman is because of religious beliefs and that violates division between state and church.”

NICK KALIVODA junior linguistics major from Athens

“I think gay marriage should be completely legal and Paul Broun is crazy.”

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Discussion focuses on women in law field By CHARLES HICKS THE RED & BLACK Justice comes in all shapes and sizes. And after facing a leg amputation, a bout with cancer and gender barriers, Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Carol W. Hunstein knows how to overcome difficulties to achieve her goals. Hunstein was promoted to chief justice in 2009 and is the second woman in history to serve as a permanent member of the state Supreme Court. She was the featured guest at the 29th Edith House Lecture at the University’s law school on Wednesday. About 50 people were in attendance. The Women Law Students Association hosted the event. Hunstein addressed her experiences as a woman within the judiciary system. “I managed to pass the bar [exam] in 1976, and discovered that women weren’t really welcome in the practice of law, and I couldn’t really find a job,” Hunstein said. “So I opened up my own business with my husband at the time, and we began taking cases at the Fulton County Jail. And from there, the practice began to build.” Hunstein was elected superior court judge of Fulton County in 1984.

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Students can now receive many types of counseling under one roof. The Aspire Clinic was created last semester and offers University students and the Athens community counseling in self-improvement, relationships, legal problem-solving, finances, domestic life and nutrition. “We’re taking a more holistic approach,” said Joseph Goetz, one of the co-founders of the clinic. “We want to create a model that can be emulated by universities across the country.” The clinic serves to help students with self-improvement and also gives student counselors real-world experience. Still in its beginning

stages, the clinic is the first of its kind in the country, said Goetz, who is also a professor in the housing and consumer economics department. The Aspire Clinic takes a multidisciplinary approach, and it houses a spectrum of counseling opportunities. Students interested in financial counseling, for example, will meet one-onone with a financial counselor to develop a spending and savings plan, build credit history, evaluate credit reports, learn how to invest, analyze employee benefits and manage debt. Goetz said the clinic is a place where students can come to “improve their financial situation.” The clinic also addresses issues such as depression, drug and alcohol abuse, dating violence, meal planning and preparation, organizing homes and designing healthy living spaces. Counselors include

senior undergraduate and graduate students under the supervision of faculty from four University departments — Child and Family Development; Housing and Consumer Economics; Foods and Nutrition; and Textiles, Merchandising and Interiors. “Students need to take advantage of this [clinic],” said Elizabeth Harrison, a junior psychology and studio arts major. “It’s great that a place like this is on campus.” The Aspire Clinic is located across the street from the Georgia Center in the McPhaul Center on Sanford Drive. The cost for a student is $5 per session, but legal problem-solving is offered at no cost. However, no one is turned away for inability to pay. “If you aspire toward improvement, then this clinic would work for you,” Goetz said.

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“I became the first woman superior court judge in Fulton County,” she said. She encouraged those in attendance to not let past obstacles hamper the future. “Remember this — we all have problems,” Hunstein said. “We all have obstacles to overcome. I have, and so have you. It’s how we deal with the problems and how we learn from them that make us who we are.” As for gender equality in the field of law, Hunstein believed there was still room for improvement. “I’m not sure women are completely equal yet, but we’re getting there,” she said. “I’m relying on the women students here to do that.” First-year law students Michele Torsiglier from Monroe and Elizabeth Stell from Fayetteville each had a positive response to the lecture. “It’s really inspiring to hear the story of such a successful woman that has come so far,” Stell said. “She has helped pave the way for women in the legal profession.” Torsiglier said she was glad someone was addressing women’s issues within the field of law. “It was wonderful for her to take time out of her busy schedule to come talk to us about an important issue,” Torsiglier said. “It’s eye-opening to see the lack of women in the judiciary, as partners in large law firms and in the legal counsel for Fortune 500 companies.”

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Pepper spray released in police vehicle causes accidental damage Pepper powder spray unintentionally released inside a police vehicle caused accidental damage Tuesday afternoon, according to a University Police report. Two officers were parked in their vehicle in the McPhaul Center parking lot when one officer “attempted to adjust his position in his seat,” according to the document. When the officer did this, the snap of his pepper powder spray holder came undone. The officer began shifting his weight, but his body movements activated the pepper spray. The powder was sprayed into the interior of the vehicle, and “some of the powder also went out the window” and into the interior of another police vehicle

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Documents parked nearby. The two officers in the adjacent vehicle and one of the officers in the peppersprayed vehicle received little exposure to the powder. The officer who set off the spray was reportedly “most affected by the exposure,” and his clothing and duty gear were contaminated. Two officers arrived at the scene to help clean up some of the powder, making six officers at the scene. No one was injured by the pepper spray.

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SENATE HOPE BILL U HOPE would fully cover tuition for students with a 3.7 high school GPA and 1200 SAT or 26 ACT scores.

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To be eligible, freshmen must meet residency, achievement and enrollment requirements. To be eligible, sophomores, juniors, seniors or professional students must meet achievement requirements by earning a 3.0 college GPA, maintaining satisfactory academic progress and meeting enrollment requirements. A student who fails to maintain a 3.0 GPA will lose HOPE for the next 30 semester hours. A full-time student who regains a 3.0 GPA may requalify. A student may receive HOPE until the student earns a degree, or until the student attempts a total of 127 semester hours. Zell Miller Scholars will be awarded an amount equal to the difference between the HOPE award and the tuition at the institution.

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Students may qualify for HOPE by meeting the basic requirements outlined by the bill. If a student loses HOPE, he or she has the opportunity to requalify as long as he or she is a full-time student and this is the first time he or she has lost HOPE. Class hours covered by HOPE are capped at 127, disqualifying some students in programs longer than four years from receiving HOPE throughout their entire college career.

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HOPE scholarship can be applied to any portion of tuition, but shall not exceed tuition.

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This section officially ends the HOPE scholarship’s coverage of mandatory student fees.

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Students graduating after May 1, 2015, must have at least two credits in advanced math, advanced science, Advanced Placement courses, International Baccalaureate, courses from a University System of Georgia school or advanced foreign language.

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High school eligibility requirements for HOPE will increase to ensure the scholarship goes to the state’s highest-achieving students.

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The Georgia Lottery Corporation incentive payments may not exceed 25 percent of an employee’s base salary and shall not exceed 1 percent of the net increase over the prior year’s deposit into the Lottery for Education Account. No bonuses may be awarded if there is not an increase to the education account.

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Zell Miller Scholarships will be awarded to freshmen who have a 3.7 high school GPA and a 1200 SAT or 26 ACT score, are a valedictorian or salutatorian, or have completed a home study program and have a 1200 SAT or 26 ACT score and a college GPA of 3.3.

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High school valedictorians and salutatorians automatically qualify for the Zell Miller Scholarship, regardless of their GPA and test scores.

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HOPE: Top students still fully covered ¢ From Page 1 Only students who earn a 3.7 GPA in high school and receive a 1200 SAT score or a 26 ACT score and maintain a 3.3 college GPA will receive full tuition as part of the Zell Miller Scholarship. Tuesday, the Senate also added an amendment to the bill to give high school valedictorians and salutatorians the full scholarship. Another provision in the bill would fund a 1 percent interest loan program for up to $10,000 per student for the year. Burden works at the U.S. Department of Agriculture checking ground beef and chicken for salmonella and E. coli between 32 to 40 hours a week. “I’m probably going to just end up going to work more than I am now,â€? she said. “It’s going to be difficult, but I guess I can do it.â€? Deena Husein, a sophomore biological sciences major from Lovejoy, said she plans to make up for the cuts to HOPE by applying for more scholarships and possibly a second job in addition to working as a lab assistant. “I’m definitely going to be affected by it,â€? Husein said. “I was actually shocked that they would even try to touch HOPE because a lot of people depend on HOPE to go to college.â€? She said the low-interest student loans included in the HOPE reforms are helpful, but not ideal. “Still you can’t substitute that, because even with that way you’ll have to pay that back,â€? she said. “It goes against the promise they gave to us when we were little.â€? Other students recognized the need for the cuts to preserve the scholarship. “I think it’s beneficial in the long run because there will be more money for generations to come,â€? said Rebecca Doty, a sophomore public relations and economics major from Lawrenceville. “And maybe people should study harder if they want the money.â€?

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CAP: Students may need to adjust plans following cuts ¢ From Page 1 higher than other programs, and my understanding is that HOPE would only pay a flat rate, so HOPE would no longer cover that difference.â€? Potential increase in tuition and decrease in HOPE hours covered has generated concern among students in the program. “I’ve had students who have come to me and talked about the extra hours they might have to take in their jobs, and more students who are wanting to look into scholarships,â€? he said. “I

haven’t had anyone express concerns about not being able to complete their degree, but I’ve heard a lot of concern.� Smith thinks the changes may affect her plans for the future. “I’ll just have loans when I graduate, which will hinder what I want to do,� she said. “I wanted to go into a residency program. Most pharmacy jobs pay a good salary, but residency only pays about 40 percent of what a normal salary would be. It’s scary that you’re going to graduate and not get the full salary you would receive.�

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Mallory Jarriel, a second-year pharmacy student from Darien, said changes to HOPE would also cause her to pay for an additional year to receive her degree. “I hate that they didn’t grandfather anyone in, or say that this is going to be implemented in the next school year. It was just very sudden,� she said. “It’s more burden, really. I don’t want to have to put any of it on my parents.� Jarriel was also concerned for undergraduates. “With a lot of people, they’re only going to get 90 percent covered,� she said. “Even for most

undergrad people, that extra 10 percent is a lot of money.� Smith understands the state’s need to make such cuts, but degree requirements such as community service hours and hospital visits would prevent many people from making up the difference through loans. “I know people are like ‘I’m so tired of people whining and whining,’ but we’re not going to get the same loans as other people,� she said. “It’s not an amount of money that I can make during the summer to make up for that.�


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The Red & Black’s guide to music #winning in and around Athens from March 10-12. HEY, BANDS! Did we miss your show? Screw up your name? Describe you in an unsatisfactory manner? Well do something about it! Write in, tell us about your show, include time, date, price, all bands playing and a description of 10 words or less. If you want full show coverage, contact us at music@randb. com at least a week before the event. Now, excuse me while I kiss the sky.

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Western North Carolina — home of ski resorts, Mountaineer football, and — for anyone who isn’t from there — it probably doesn’t seem like a whole lot else. But then you hear indie-alt rockers Naked Gods, purveyors of melodic noise and ambassadors of the developing musical town of Boone. “Place is kind of important for our music,” guitarist Christian Smith said. “We live in this really small town that doesn’t afford a lot of opportunities music-playing-wise … There’s like, three places to play.” That limitation is a challenge that has helped Naked Gods shape its sound and build on the community around it. “Rather than move somewhere else, we’re pretty dedicated to living there and trying to make things work with limited resources,” he said. “Yeah, we could all pack up and move to

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f***ing Brooklyn or something but what would be the point of that … We would lose all our integrity and the things that made us what we are anyway.” What the band was, originally, was a folk-noise quintet, drawing largely on a range of influences, especially Gram Parsons’ archetypal folk-rock. But four years after the band got together, Naked Gods has grown into itself. “Now since it’s been a couple years, I think our sound is more our own and is less influenced by anything folky,” Smith said. While maintaining a distinct sense of melody, Naked Gods balances a modern indie quirk

and grungy rock edge — not exactly the sounds listeners would expect out of the mountains of North Carolina. “Living in a small place kind of forces you to do everything yourself and not rely on any pre-established infrastructure or ideas about what a music scene should be,” Smith said. This small town struggle has unified music lovers in Boone, whether they’re long-time locals or freshmen just moved to town for Appalachian State. “There’s just a lot of really great people that are ambitious and creative and young that went to Boone to go to school and then stayed and have tried to make the town a more interesting place,” Smith said. Those people have embraced Naked Gods as a key player in the developing scene and have regularly surprised touring bands with its musical zeal. “We have a lot of friend

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bands that we’ve met on the road and when they come to Boone they don’t really know what to expect,” Smith said. “And then a couple hundred people come to the show.” With crowds like that, it’s not hard to see why, as Smith said, new bands are sprouting up there all the time, distributing garage-made tapes and playing house parties. For Smith and Naked Gods, though, it’s not all about trying to push Boone to be the next Nashville. The band is building a scene up to support itself and other music lovers in Boone and across the Southeast. But it’s also just home. “The thing about our music is that we’re all best friends, and that’s why it works,” Smith said. “Boone is the place where we met, where we come from, where our music originally came from. So it’s important to us to kind of stick with that.”

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Rollin’ into Town: Eddie the Wheel When he graduated from the University in 2008 and moved to Delaware, it seemed unlikely that Eddie Whelan had any plans of moving back to Athens. But then, two years later, he did. “When I was living up there, I’d written like 60 songs,” said Whelan, front man and until recently the sole member of melancholic folk pop project Eddie The Wheel. “It was the summertime, and I was talking to a friend, Nate Nelson, who’s a recording engineer in town, and he was like, ‘You should come down and record.’” So in September, he did. “I was only planning on staying a month,” he said. “And I’m still here.” The recordings they produced are the yet-to-be-released Eddie The Wheel debut EP, a dark but beautiful set of five songs. The minimal instrumentation bounces off itself in an array of echoes under Whelan’s delicate wistful vocals. To be frank, it’s pretty dang good, and not just for a one-man recording project. Recording the tracks was the reason for Whelan’s return to Athens, but

FRIDAY GO BAR 10 p.m., free So It Goes Metal with an affinity for ska and straight punk 40 WATT CLUB 9 p.m., $10 in adv. Toro y Moi Jangle-y and fun Charlotte experimental dance pop Cloud Nothings

SATURDAY HENDERSHOT’S COFFEE BAR 9 p.m., free Steven Trimmer Electro-indie, full of well-balanced digi-beats and melodies 40 WATT CLUB 9 p.m., $15 in adv. Baseball Project Americana pop songs about baseball (really) by members of R.E.M. and Young Fresh Fellows Kevn Kinney & the Musical Kings Drivin’ N Cryin’ front man sideproject HIGHWIRE LOUNGE 8 p.m., free Free Monk Jazz quartet probably familiar with Thelonious CALEDONIA LOUNGE 9:30 p.m., $5 (21+), $7 (18+)

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performing the songs he’d worked on actually came first. “I had a show booked the first or second week I came back to town cause I knew I was gonna be here,” Whelan said. “I just kind of winged it.” Since that first show, Whelan has discovered the musical world he hadn’t had time for in college, and dove in. “It was very interesting to be here not as a student,” he said. “There seemed to be a lot of cool things going on that I got introduced to as soon as I got back, so I been kinda riding that wave.” Leaving and returning to town has offered some insight for Whelan into Athens as a special place for musicians. “I remembered that there’s so many great musicians and artists in this town who are just playing music

Overtly poppy rocky indie fun The Gold Party Electro-disco dance pop, lots of synths and sing-a-long melodies CALEDONIA LOUNGE 9:00 p.m., $5 (21+), $7 (18+) Caspian Chugging, howling and beautifully harmonic hard rock Native Melodic math rock with an edge of shout/scream vocals Chiaroscuro Layered and minimalist, ambient

ZRUDA Powers and Lazer/Wulf members join forces; will be loud, will be rocking Daikaiju The speed metal of surf rock Sleeper Years Post-punk four-piece with an ear for the melodic Ampline Grungy tech metal that’ll keep you on your toes CASA MIA 10:30 p.m., free Enciso El punk latino La Suegra Ska en Español, from pumped up to mellow Los Meesfits Misfits songs, in Spanish, with salsa rhythms. Really. FARM 255 11 p.m., free Columboid Minimalist synth and beat-heavy sci-fi horror music Goblinizer

all the time and it’s sort of top priority,” he said. “When you leave Athens and grow up it’s really not.” Whelan recounted a time in Delaware when he and a friend traveled into New York City on a freezing, slushy weekend that helped him realize he had taken certain elements of the Athens lifestyle for granted. “I was just thinking, ‘God, remember when we lived in Athens and we were just too lazy to go see a friend’s band or we didn’t wanna pay $10 because ‘Oh my god that was so expensive’ when in any other city you have to pay at least $10 or $15 and wait in line and a PBR is $4,’ it’s stupid,” he said. “Athens is a little wonderland.” So Whelan has been taking advantage of the wonderland as much as possible — playing music, slowly building a band and not worrying about much outside of those two things. “It’s just something I feel like I have to do right now — it’s the only explanation I have,” he said. “I just have these ideas and I wanna go out and play ’em as much as I can.”

and thrashing; between the light and dark, but not grey FARM 255 See ‘Band on the Mount’ THE MELTING POINT 8:30 p.m. The Grains of Sand The hits, from Margaritaville to Motown FLICKER THEATRE & BAR 8:30 p.m., $5 Aki-Ra

Local experimental regulars do what they do best Moths Classic folk rock that you won’t heard on the radio FLICKER THEATRE & BAR 8:30 p.m., $5 Caroline Aiken Revered singer-songwriter whose style draws from classic ’70s folk renaissance Kate Morrissey Local’s smooth, controlled voice guided by piano based jazz-folk -pop THE MELTING POINT 9 p.m. Cosmic Charlie Local tribute band has the Dead rising again NEW EARTH MUSIC HALL 9 p.m. Dopapod A “funktronic dance party” of layered genres TERRAPIN BEER CO.

SPRING BREAK BONUS PICKS FOR MUSIC LOVERS! So, couldn’t afford the trip out to Austin for South By Southwest, the biggest indie music festival/conference in the United States? Fear not! Music Notes is hitting the road and will be blogging updates (check the Music Notes blog at www.redandblack. com) throughout the week for cool new music. Plus, we’ll keep tabs on your favorite Athens bands, so if they blow up you can be sure to assert that you knew them first. And for those of you who aren’t heading to some Mexican beach, here’s a few picks for next week.

Thursday, March 17

BUFFALO’S SOUTHWEST CAFÉ 7:30 p.m., $8 in adv. Elvis Usually we don’t make a point of advertising shows at chain restaurants, but honestly, it’s St. Patrick’s Day (you’ll be partying), it’ll be Spring Break (you’ll DEFINITELY be partying) and it’s an Elvis impersonator backed by a live band. Go on and boogie. FLICKER THEATRE & BAR 8:30 p.m., $5 Capsule, Chrissakes, Hot Breath For a metal scene that continues to struggle to find a venue to call home, Flicker should offer a dangerously intimate (in a good way) stage for two of Athens’ most hard-hitting acts: Hot Breath and Chrissakes. From Miami, Capsule sounds like anything but the beach — nu-metal dissonance and thrash plus old school break downs. THE MELTING POINT 8:30 p.m. $6 in advance Ballybeg, Calico Jig, The Drake School of Irish Dance For the more traditional Irishmen and -women, a full evening of traditional Irish and Celtic music, plus actual Irish dancers! How could that not be awesome?! Musically, count on loud, hollered pub songs, wistful ballads to drunken nights past and a whole lot of green beer.

Friday, March 18

THE MELTING POINT 8:30 p.m., $7 in advance The Big Daddy’s Band, Eric Dodd Band

Get a good taste of some lesser-known classic Athens musicians with The Big Daddy’s Band, featuring members of Rack of Spam, The Jesters and the Georgia Satellites. Expect a fun, hits-filled set, including some classic rock covers. Added bonus, big sound country pop openers The Eric Dodd Band to get you settled in for the night. CALEDONIA LOUNGE 10 p.m., $5 (21+), $7 (18+) Des Ark, Incendiaries, Ol’ Blue Heeler, Pygmy Lush A really nice mix of stuff, upbeat and mellow, local and touring, shouldn’t be too hard on a hangover from St. Patty’s day. Philadelphia’s Des Ark seems to be known for its frank and comical approach to acousti/quirky pop, but have one really rocking electric song on their Myspace (myspace.com/ desark) … interesting… Incendiaries all-girl hollerladen math rock is not to be missed. Ol’ Blue Heeler brings in some more mellow folk, called in “mellowness” and raised with haunting by Pygmy Lush of Virginia.

Saturday, March 19

LITTLE KINGS SHUFFLE CLUB 10 p.m. Dr. Arvin Scott’s Universal Rhythms World-renowned musician, known for playing with Widespread Panic and contributing to many, Dr. Arvin Scott creates hyper-rhythmic mix of world music solo using a mix of digital and live elements. That’s a good night. Add in the fact that the University professor will lead a drumming session with the audience, it ain’t a bad way to round out Spring Break. BYOCowbell/shaker/drum to partake.

Brand new act from local regulars The Rivermen A Postwar Drama member’s unpredictable side-project HENDERSHOT’S COFFEE BAR 9 p.m., free Damian Churchwell & the Omens Driven acoustic pop rock with mildly eerie melodies Ken Will Morton Band Gritty folk Americana from

5 p.m., $10 with a glass Dalton Gang Classic Southern rock with a metallic finish ALLEN’S BAR & GRILL 8:30 p.m., free Leaving Countries Mellow acousti-folk, sharp violin and ambling harmonica

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Piano-led jazz, classic standards and cerebral originals TERRAPIN BEER CO. 5 p.m., $10 with a glass Tomorrow People Band Distinctly Southern jamfunk


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Preaching truth in Tate displays I

want to be the first person to extend a hand of gratitude to Justice for All for their festive tribute to Tuesday’s International Women’s Day on display in Tate Plaza. Happy International Women’s Day, sluts! Let’s celebrate female achievement by reminding ourselves just how awful we are! We all know women are foul creatures that spend their free time having random unprotected sex and laughing all the way to the abortion clinic. We just love killing babies — what can I say? Though I’ve never been inside of one, I would imagine an abortion clinic something akin to MTV’s Spring Break. Alcohol is served in volumes, loud music protrudes from the walls and loose women amble in smoking cigarettes and knocking back cold beers — ready to cut that mistake right out of there. Abortion is in no way a difficult, life-changing decision a woman must live with for the rest of her life. If anything, it’s more of a hobby. I would like to send out a big thank you to Justice for All for opening my eyes to how wrong I’ve truly been. Women who have abortions should be ashamed of themselves. After all, if I can think of one thing the world needs more of, it’s children. There just aren’t enough of them! My meals at restaurants haven’t been interrupted nearly enough. As of 2008 there are only 463,000 children in the United States foster care system, according to Childwelfare.gov. And only about 30,228 have been adopted since then. That leaves more than 90 percent of those children in foster care. And they might never know loving, caring families. Thank goodness groups like Justice for All saved them! Don’t break your arms patting yourselves on the back.

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CAITLIN WILSON I wonder how many children the members of Justice for All are planning to adopt in their lifetimes? After all, without abortion there would be about 1.37 million more children in the United States alone. That’s quite the Babies “R” Us shopping list for Justice for All. Most importantly, I want to thank the men in Justice for All for putting this silly woman back in her place. For years, I’ve been so confused about how to feel about my own body and its rights. Now I know where I stand. An unformed fetus with no identity, sex, personality, physical characteristics, thought processes, hobbies, religion, hopes or dreams definitely has more rights than I do. After all, I’m sure that baby born into utter poverty to a mother who never wanted it will definitely have an awesome life and grow up to be the president of the United States. I’m sure it will be one of the lucky 10 percent of children put up for adoption who will find a loving home — with a Justice for All member, of course. What I’ve really learned this week is that coming from a white, loving family of middle-class status makes it incredibly easy to pass judgement on others. As someone who doesn’t have to worry about things such as poverty, violence, starvation or drug addiction, I am in the perfect position to tell people who do deal with these things how they should live their lives. Justice for All — you’ve shown me how awesome it is to believe in taking the basic human right of choice away from women. I just don’t know how I’ll ever be able to thank you. Without the freedom of choice, I just can’t decide! — Caitlin Wilson is a junior from Conyers majoring in English

Isn’t “water bottle refilling station” a fancy name for “water fountain?” Girl in Snelling talking about the HOPE Scholarship changes: “If I had to take the SAT again, I don’t think I would do very much better.” I can’t wait for “Jane Eyre.” Yes, I’m still stuck in middle school. I am SO sick of people complaining about things not being “fair.” When are you going to learn that LIFE ISN’T FAIR? Grow up and quit whining! You have been friend-zoned. Deal with it. After hours of no connections, limited connections, web authentications, disconnecting, reconnecting, loading, freezing, rebooting and more loading, I was finally able to fill out the online survey about why I hate PAWS so much. Whoever said your last semester was the easiest should be shot. Why do we need to have unpaid internships? What about jobs? Doesn’t that prepare us for real life more than slave labor? Everyone complaining about the cartoonist should try drawing a their own cartoon. Oh wait, they can’t. What’s the line between religion and cult? There isn’t one. If you think unleaded gas prices are high, try diesel. It sucks.

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mmigration and an evolving culture are as American as apple pie and baseball. But undocumented, illegal immigrants are a burden. The United States is a country of immigrants. Whether our families have lived here since colonial times or just arrived yesterday, we all come from somewhere else. I’m proud that America is one of the most diverse nations in the world. Jonathan Rich argues in his column (“Immigration law proposal unfair,” March 8) that undocumented immigrants should enjoy the same rights as tax-paying citizens and legal immigrants. Why? Undocumented immigrants shirk the system and don’t pay taxes. The precise figures for the economic damage they cause isn’t even available because they’re nowhere on paper. Why should their children be able to attend public schools for free while taxpayers support them? Why should they receive treatment at public hospitals when others end up footing the bill? The Constitution does not guarantee the right to free schooling and health care, especially to illegal immigrants. There’s no reason we need to act like it does. How would you feel as an American citizen if you didn’t get into a college or land a job because someone living here illegally took your place? Arizona’s law is a welcome step in the right direction. If you visit a foreign country and law enforce-

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ment asks you if you’re there legally, it wouldn’t be considered out-ofline. In 2005 and 2010, I visited Israel — a country about the size of New Jersey surrounded by powerful enemy nations. Israel enforces body scans, bag searches and patdowns just to enter a shopping mall. Back home in America, we shouldn’t be offended if a policeman asks for ID. In fact, we should welcome the increased homeland security. And as a fellow JewishAmerican, Rich’s comment comparing Arizona’s law to “the persecution Jews faced in Europe” is offensive. Jews in Europe during World War II were forced into concentration camps, tortured and killed. Asking for a plastic ID to see if someone lives here legally doesn’t come close. But even greater strides must be taken in order to combat the illegal immigration problem. That’s why the Illegal Immigration Reform and Enforcement Act passed by the Georgia House of Representatives earlier this month is worth applauding. Like Arizona’s law, this act allows officers to check the legal status of certain suspects. It also

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We encourage Sheen’s attention addiction

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iger blood, “I’m on a drug — it’s called Charlie Sheen” and “this ain’t winning” are just a few phrases added to my vocabulary courtesy of crazy man: Charlie Sheen. At first, Sheen’s behavior was funny. But now, I’m annoyed with the constant attention Sheen receives. And I have an unsettling feeling — we may have played a role in the disastrous public meltdown of the Hollywood star. Yes, whatever caused Sheen to spiral out of control is undoubtedly something he ingested himself. Yes, Sheen is a grown man, fully responsible for his obscene childish behavior. But we, the American public, are the ones who created the world of celebrity idealization. It’s a world where we worship fragile people with little substance beyond their ability to

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punishes certain people who knowingly transport or harbor undocumented immigrants. It requires many employers to check if their employees are here legally. This legislation can help alleviate the financial strain illegal immigrants place on this country and state. Georgia alone has about 425,000 undocumented immigrants, giving the state the seventh-largest number of illegal immigrants in the country, according to a February report from the Pew Hispanic Center. And those millions of dollars in lost revenue could really help out Georgia amidst its many budget cuts. You get what you pay for. Taxpayers fund schools and hospitals — undocumented immigrants don’t. Illegal immigrants don’t “face routine violations of their civil liberties,” as Rich says, when they give up those liberties by sneaking into the country. Continued immigration is a key to the United States’ success and allure, but undocumented immigrants hold us back economically. My ancestors came here legally at Ellis Island — the rules should be no different now. America can have its apple pie and legal immigration too.

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Facebook, there are posts about Sheen up and down my news feed. On Twitter, all I see are Sheen retweets. The truth is that Sheen wants this public notice. Right now, we are his enablers. By constantly talking about him, we are just feeding his addiction to attention. Every new follower he gets on Twitter tells him another person is listening to his crazy thoughts. Instead of being disturbed by his inappropriate behavior and trying to help, we laugh at him — while he laughs at us. Right now, anything he does is ratings gold. He is even in talks with businessman Mark Cuban to star in his own reality show for Cuban’s new cable network, HDNet, according to USA Today (“Halftime: Charlie Sheen and Mark Cuban teaming up?” March 7). He’s also the newest celebrity to start endorsing products on Twitter.

For a man strung out on who-knows-what, Sheen seems to be smarter than all of us. I won’t lie to you: I was caught on the Charlie Sheen wacko train. I helped him break the record for fastest person to hit one million followers on Twitter. But after reading his 100th tweet about sex, I realized this was not the behavior of a sane man. Sheen needs help. But we as a society are not doing him any favors by condoning his actions. As long as he is in the limelight, he probably won’t change. So let’s stop condoning the actions of a man with an addiction to attention. At this rate, the next news feed from Sheen we see could be his last one. — Edward Kim is a senior from Loganville majoring in newspapers and English education and is a sports writer for The Red & Black

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By WIL PETTY THE RED & BLACK Colin Hay comes from a land down under. The former lead singer of the ’80s group Men at Work has his share of accomplishments, including topping the U.S. charts with the 1983 hit “Down Under.” More recently, the Scotsman was featured in the 2009 “Scrubs” episode “My Overkill,” a reference to the 1989 Men at Work single “Overkill.” But even that accolade cannot top how he feels about his new album — “Gathering Mercury” — which he describes as “fabulous.” “I’m very happy with it,” Hay said. “It’s my favorite thing I’ve done, and I’m pretty psyched about going out and playing it live.” Born and raised in Scotland, Hay started playing music after he moved to Australia at age 14. “I started playing in folk clubs in 1968,” Hay said. Ten years later Hay would form the band Men at Work in Melbourne. The group would hit it big with its 1982 album “Business as Usual,” which contains the singles “Down Under,” and “Who Can it be Now?” The album hit No. 1 in the United States, with the band’s second release “Cargo” peaking at No. 3. “Gathering Mercury” is Hay’s 11th solo album, and the first since his 2009 release, “American Sunshine.” “Every song is different,” Hay said. “What other people get from them is fine and some songs are more obvious than others.” Songs such as the leading track “Send Somebody” and “Half a Million Angels” portray the same upbeat nature of his Men at Work material. The songs do differentiate from the ’80s era, with complex lyrical content and depth. “I don’t know how to describe it,” Hay said. Hay, like other solo artists, does not have as much mainstream coverage with his solo material as he did with Men at Work. “I think [the problem] is like it is for a lot of people,” Hay said. “It’s simply getting noticed and finding

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“Something about why you write a particular song or come out with a certain phrase or idea have a lot to do with things that are unknowable. They are very mysterious things.” Hay’s influences include The Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and the Kinks. However, the most influential group for Hay is the Beatles. “I think the quality of the songwriting and the way the record sounded, what they played and how it was played was a whole world in itself,” Hay said. “I think they had that effect on a lot of people.” The future for the man down under is up in the air, but Hay focuses more on the present. “I just focus on making sure I make it to the next show,” Hay said. “I make sure my guitars are in tune, I can still sing and off I go.”

Duberstein, a professor at the University in the animal science department, and asked to be included in a project the latter had been conducting since last September. The subjects were horses, and the question was whether a joint supplement called Adequan successfully increases the movement of aging horses. Hayter felt comfortable immediately. “I like the research outside,” she said. “I’ve never been one for a lab or being inside.” Since January, Hayter has been helping Duberstein alongside several other graduate and undergraduate students — moving the horses and preparing them to be videotaped. Eventually, Duberstein said, her student researchers will also begin crunching the data, since the experiment recently finished. “I think it’s important for them, just from the beginning, to get an idea … of how a research [project] is conducted,” Duberstein said. For her part, Hayter embraced the work, especially as it focused on her favorite large animal. “And I wanted to learn more,” she said. “It’s a chance to see what’s going on in the community and get my hands dirty.” Her enthusiasm stood out immediately. “She’s been great, very enthusiastic,” Duberstein said. “That was one of the things that always struck me about Sydney.”

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JP: NCAA bid on the line in Price’s finale ¢ From Page 1 Through all the victories, Price developed a winning attitude — and the college scouts noticed. As a senior, Scout.com ranked him 14th in the nation among power forwards after averaging 14.4 points and 10.5 rebounds per game. “We told J.P. just to protect the basket and just attack the rim with some aggression,” McCrary said. “You can never be perfect, but you can catch excellence, and that’s what he tries to do all the time.” Price chose to stay close to home when it came time to pick his future team. He chose Georgia, which was just off a 19-14 season that landed it a spot in the NIT. The bumpy road was about to start. Tragedy and triumph It didn’t take long for Price to face the first test of adversity in his early college career. He was just starting summer classes at Georgia in June 2007 when his mother, Constance Reid, passed away. “She was the most important person in my life — period,” Price said. “I lost her my freshman year, and that took me for a toll. But I kept up her in my mind and that helped me get through a lot of days and a lot of nights.” When the 2007-08 season rolled around, memories of his mother were what inspired Price to play his best basketball, compete every night and keep his mind on winning games. “I like to compete,” Price said. “My mom was also a competitor and before I came here she was telling me to compete all the time.” It was the best inspiration he could imagine. Price averaged 8.1 points and 4.4 rebounds per game on his way to a spot on the SEC All-Freshman team — a solid first year, despite the Bulldogs’ sub-par season, during which they went 4-12 in conference play. But the record wouldn’t

matter at the 2008 SEC Tournament. Price played a pivotal bench role during Georgia’s miracle run to a conference title that included two overtime victories and a weather scare when a tornado damaged the Georgia Dome and forced the tournament to move venues. He made his mark again in the Bulldogs’ near-upset against Xavier in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, scoring 10 points off the bench. “The desire to win just keeps you going,” Price said. “I just thought, ‘One more win, one more win, one more win.’” He would get more wins in the next two seasons — but it wouldn’t be easy. Sticking together Georgia couldn’t repeat its 2008 SEC Tournament success the following season, going 12-20 and finishing dead last in the SEC East. FRANCES MICKLOW | The Red & Black As the program struggled, players began to leave, disS Jeremy Price and the Dogs return to the Georgia gruntled with the team’s lack of success. Of the five mem- Dome, where they won the 2008 SEC title. bers in the Bulldogs’ 2007 recruiting class, only two gave up on the team. brating with his teammates remained by the 2009-10 sea“I’m the type of person in conference championship son — Price and fellow senior that thinks everything hap- T-shirts and hats. Chris Barnes. pens for a reason,” Price said. He’s back — and he “When we first came in we “When they let the coach go, wouldn’t mind wearing those talked about changing the my mind-set never changed. shirts and hats again. program around,” Barnes I still wanted to win.” After all, it’s his last said. “But we had three guys Price and Barnes were chance. that left. Me and him are still rewarded for their patience “The tournament is going here and we’ve been through when Georgia hired Mark to be tough,” Price said. “Of a lot on the court and off the Fox before the 2009-10 sea- course there a lot of good court.” son. teams. But it means a lot to The two backup forwards Both players had to adjust everybody, to our seniors — endured loss after loss as to Fox’s new coaching meth- me and Chris. It means a lot Georgia sunk to the bottom ods, but he provided the to all of us to want to win of the conference, playing team with confidence — every game.” home games in front of thou- something that had only When it comes down to sands of empty seats. been seen in flashes during his final game as a Bulldog The ones that were filled the 2008 SEC Tournament. — sometime in the upcoming often contained fans of oppo“I had a lot of fun with weeks — he’ll look toward nents. those guys,” Fox said. “It the professional circuit for When head coach Dennis doesn’t mean we didn’t fight his next team. Felton was fired midway for probably the first six With him, he takes a world through the 2008-09 season, months I was here. But they of experiences from Georgia Price could have been anoth- both have grown a great — some good, some bad. er departure from the pro- deal.” But together, all of it has gram. But he remembered built him into Jeremy Price. what he and Barnes had talk- One last chance “I was a big part of the ed about upon their arrival change and a big part of the to campus — changing the The last time Price stood program going up,” he said. program. on a court in the Georgia “I’m definitely going to feel He couldn’t do that if he Dome, it was in 2008, cele- good about it.”

Announcement brings recruiting violations By ZACH DILLARD THE RED & BLACK The Georgia football team’s heralded recruiting class was the cause of much celebration amongst fans and coaches in February, but it also may have brought a few headaches for the Athletic Association in March. On March 4, Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity reported five NCAA violations to the SEC office regarding the recruitment of highly-touted signee Ray Drew, according to a copy of a letter McGarity sent to SEC commissioner Mike Slive. The reported violations stemmed from Drew, who was rated a five-star linebacker, featuring “two former football letter winners” at his college announcement ceremony on Jan. 28. “UGA regrets that this violation occurred but believes this was an iso-

lated/one-time incident with some Pollack and Godfrey are not members unusual and atypical circumstances,” of a Georgia athletics booster organizaMcGarity wrote in the letter. “The tion, that neither man financially supcoaching staff was unaware the [pro- ports Georgia athletics and that neither spective student-athlete] invited one provided benefits to enrolled the two former letter winners, student-athletes. nor did they ask who was invited “It is very important to note since they could not attend the again that the [prospective stuannouncement.” dent-athlete] and [his] school The Atlanta Journalfacilitated and arranged the Constitution first reported the announcement and attendance violations on Wednesday, noting of the former letter winners,” the two former Bulldog football McGarity wrote. “UGA is very players attending Drew’s proactive in its rules education announcement were David McGARITY of boosters … however, the vioPollack and Randall Godfrey. lation showed a gap in our eduAlthough the letter does not cation efforts for our former letspecifically name Pollack or Godfrey, ter winners.” both were pictured on stage and spoke The letter states that Drew wanted at Drew’s announcement. NCAA rules to make his announcement “on a grand prevent such actions from former play- scale” and Drew told the AJC that the ers of a university. “Georgia coaches knew nothing about But McGarity noted in his letter that it.”

Landers mentored by former coach By RYAN BLACK THE RED & BLACK Andy Landers has won 771 games at Georgia since he became the head coach of the women’s basketball team in 1979, and he feels like he “cheated” to get every one of them. But cheated in a good way. That just shows how much admiration Landers has for former Georgia men’s basketball coach Hugh Durham, who was already serving in that position when Landers arrived in Athens 31 years ago. After Georgia’s home victory against Alabama on Feb. 6 — not coincidentally, the last game Durham attended in Stegeman Coliseum — Landers said he had no idea where his defensive philosophies would be if he had never met Durham. “Oh yeah, ‘jump to the ball,’ I’ve got that,” Landers said. “’Deny,’ I’ve got that. What I got from him was everything that works. Not ‘jump to the ball,’ ‘keep your hands up,’ not that stuff. That doesn’t work if you don’t do all the other little things — if you’re not intense, not creating triangles, if you can’t support, if you don’t know about help and rotation, it’s not going to work.” But picking up the defensive concepts that “work,” as Landers explained, made it easier. “Cheating,” even. “I mean it was so good, it was crazy,” he said. “It was like cheating. I don’t know how everyone else got their stuff, but it was like taking a math class where the answers were in the back of the book.” Though Durham was appreciative of all the credit Landers lauded on him, he said communication went both ways. “We shared ideas,” Durham said. “Andy was an innovative coach and we would pick up things from him, and notice he didn’t say he picked up any offense from me. But I know that we put a lot of emphasis on defense and he watched our DURHAM practices. I mean, a lot of times, we shared the same locker room, just the two of us. When we were in there we spent a lot of time talking basketball.” It did not take long for the two to strike up a friendship once Landers was hired, as they hit it off almost immediately. “It was very easy for us to communicate,” Durham said. “We both loved basketball ... He had a tremendous amount of enthusiasm, an equally strong work ethic and he had a dream. When you put all of that together, plus technical skill, you could see that great things were in the future for the women’s basketball program.” Durham proved their relationship was not just all talk in Landers’ first season, though. He put his money where his mouth is. “The first year he was there, he really didn’t have enough of a recruiting budget and I ended up giving him $5,000 out of our budget for his recruiting [efforts],” Durham said. In fact, Durham said in their 16 years of working together at Georgia, they never had a disagreement. Ever. “We were using the same facility, and if I would say, ‘Andy, could we get on a little bit early because we’re leaving to go out of town?’ And then he would adjust,” Durham said. “If he needed an adjustment, I would do the same. We just worked very close together, and we didn’t have any problems. I thought that was something that was special, because we both had to help each other.” The absence of animosity is not surprising, though, because what shines through more than anything else between the two Georgia basketball coaching legends is their mutual respect for one another. “Andy knows he’s a good basketball coach,” Durham said. “He’s just got humility. He’s done a phenomenal job, and I’m not hesitant in saying that for him.” And Landers reciprocated that notion. “At the end of the day, there are some things you can’t spin,” Landers said. “The impact he had on me — I mean, I was 26 years old. I had coached four years. I thought I knew everything and I didn’t know jack. But I had him.”

BASEBALL Georgia 6, Alabama 3

Baseball takes down Alabama at neutral site By NICKLAUS PARKER THE RED & BLACK The type of off-the-field adversity the Diamond Dogs have endured over the last four days can serve as a rallying point — or destroy a team entirely. It’s not hard to see which path the Diamond Dogs chose after posting their second win in a row — first time all season — Wednesday night with a 6-3 win over Alabama at Coolray Field in Lawrenceville. The Diamond Dogs went to work early, scoring four runs in the first. Georgia added another run in the second and another in the fourth. The six runs would be all Georgia needed. Alabama posed a threat in the fifth inning, scoring three runs, but couldn’t muster another run the rest of the game.


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