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Bachelor’s degree program James Barnhart gives in international studies will insight on working abroad launch this fall at SU TYLER FULLER Staff Writer

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Starting this fall, Undergraduate students at Shippensburg University will be able to major in international studies. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Board of Governors approved the new bachelor of arts degree program for SU at its April 10 meeting. The SU Council of Trustees gave its approval in March. All freshmen and sophomores should be able to pursue the new degree if they begin planning it this semester, according to Jonathan Skaff, professor of history and director of international studies. Current juniors who have studied abroad and taken a 200-level foreign language class possibly can qualify for the program.

Shippensburg has 122 courses in international studies spread across 21 disciplines in the College of Arts and Sciences, the John L. Grove College of Business and the College of Education and Human Services, Skaff said. In addition, students in the major may be able to take Arabic language courses online from California University (Pa.) or Chinese language courses via videoconference from East Stroudsburg University. Since the major is interdisciplinary, it will be feasible for many students to obtain a double major, Skaff said. “The new program will prepare students for international careers because it requires concentrations in a global studies field, an area studies region and related foreign language, and a study-abroad or internship

experience,” he said. “The international studies major is an exciting new opportunity for students interested in careers in foreign affairs, international non-profit work, import-export business and other fields that require contacts with people from foreign countries,” he added. “International studies also will appeal to students who are not sure about their future career paths, but are adventurous, curious about other cultures or just like to try new things.” Students can obtain more information by visiting Skaff in the Global Education Center (Room 221 in the Ceddia Union Building). His office hours this semester are Tuesdays from 1 to 1:50 p.m., Thursdays from 1 to 3:15 p.m. and by appointment. The international studies website is www.ship.edu/ ISM/.

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James Barnhart, a Carlisle native and graduate of the University of Chicago, presented a speech at Shippensburg University titled “Working in Asia and Europe: Rewards and Risks,” which focused on the positive and negative aspects of working abroad. The speech took place on Thursday, April 11, in the Ceddia Union Building's Orndorff Theater. His main emphasis in his work abroad is teaching the English language to people who want to learn it. He taught in countries such as Japan, Vietnam, Thailand and France. Not only did he teach at schools and universities, but he also taught at large companies and factories in order to ensure that every worker spoke a common language, which is English. In addition to teaching at schools and companies, he also taught privately. In one case, a Japanese businessman he was teaching decided to focus his lesson away from grammar and sentence structure; he picked something else that is evident in American culture. “He reached out and closed my books and closed my papers. And he said ‘Thank you very much Jim, can you explain to me the rules of American football?’” Barnhart said. Nevertheless, Barnhart said working abroad has many positive experiences. He says it boosts your resumé and the job markets abroad are much more flexible. He also said being an American over there is definitely an interesting experience. “I didn’t mind getting that attention of being an American and that sense of

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Dr. Barnhart discusses working abroad with students. specialness. People looked up to me, and at first I felt like it’s not justified,” Barnhart said. “They think I’m great because I’m from a country that’s richer than their country. But you know what, after a while it made me want to live up to it, and in the living up to it, I kind of became that person who they thought I was at the beginning,” Barnhart said. The relationship with students was very different in other countries compared to American culture, according to Barnhart. He said when he worked in Thailand, his students would bring him snacks almost every day. When he worked in China, his students made him a goodbye video and gave him a photo album. Along with these positive experiences, Barnhart said there are many negative experiences as well. He said many of his colleagues at the school he worked at would essentially go through the motions. He said the teaching system in many of the

countries lacked a sense of professionalism. “One school I taught at, nine of the local teachers went away to the Philippines for one school year, and they came back and they all had Ph.Ds, in nine months. Did they really have Ph.Ds? I don’t think so,” Barnhart said. In addition to being cut off from American culture and the increased possibility of getting an unfamiliar illness, Barnhart said he also experienced a time of loneliness. “I’m in this subway car that was so crowded that I could feel people pressing up against my ribcage, front and back, and I’m lonely,” he said. Barnhart also said working abroad offers opportunities that might not normally be available in America. He said when working abroad, one has to be ready to change plans rather quickly, and if someone prefers a more secure environment, than working abroad might not be the right choice.


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SU hosts 8th annual Wellness Fair in CUB Sadie Tyrpin

At some exhibits, people had the opportunity to Asst. PR Director try various health and wellness therapies such as yoga, massage, chiropractic S h i p p e n s b u r g and acupuncture. University hosted the eighth annual Wellness Fair Wednesdaay, April “At some exhibits, 10, in the Ceddia Union people had the Building’s multi-purpose opportunity to try room from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Wellness Fair is a various health and yearly event geared toward wellness therapies all SU students, staff and such as yoga, faculty. Fair staff said there were 50 tables set up massage, chiropractic throughout the MPR. and acupuncture.” Attendees could take a stroll around the room and see exhibits on topics including fitness, beauty, One of the first displays heart health, disease was for a group called prevention, smoking, Kindly Canines from nutrition and other health- Chambersburg, Pa. related topics. Kindly Canines is an Each table was organization offering the represented by staff from therapeutic services of its the organization who could well-behaved four-legged answer questions and friends to nursing homes, provide more information Hospice patients, assisted on the organization. living homes and children.

Kindly Canines train dogs to assist people of all ages.

The Kindly Canines exhibit had around four staff members along with a few of their trained dogs. Wellness Fair attendees were asked to sign in at the entrance and were entered in a door-prize drawing. The prizes ranged from gift baskets donated by organizations present to gift cards to local establishments like Sheetz and Wegman’s. The purpose of the fair is to promote living a healthy lifestyle. “SU offers the event because improved wellness helps students and employees to be successful at work and in their lives in general,” said Maryrose Wilson, chairperson of the campus wellness committee. The goal of the fair is to provide students, staff and faculty with information they need on how to use Photos by Sadie Tyrpin wellness resources and Kindly Canines was one of the organizations represented at the Wellness Fair. stay healthy.

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SU Environmental Club to Professor gives speech on sponsor annual Earth Day connection of disabilities extravaganza on April 18 and the environment Bethany Peterson Staff Writer

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SU’s Earth Day Extravaganza will be Thursday, April 18 on SU’s academic quad.

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Staff Writer The Environmental Club is a volunteer-based organization that spends time helping out the world in any way possible; including local state park work days, Recyclemania and battery recycling initiatives. The Environmental Club’s purpose is to increase environmental awareness among students, faculty, staff and the community. The Environmental Club’s largest event is an annual Earth Day festival. This celebration involves more than 25 campus and community organizations sponsoring their own sustainable activities. This year’s “Earth Day Extravaganza” will take place on Thursday,

April 18 in Shippensburg to play with. The Environmental University’s academic quad from 9:30 a.m. to 4 Club will be selling recycled crafts to raise p.m. money for the Appalachian Trail Museum — a “The society dedicated to the Environmental preservation of historically significant items. Club’s purpose Grace B. Luhrs is to increase Elementary is also getting environmental involved by displaying recycled art and worm awareness among composting. students, faculty, The week of April 15, 16 staff and the and 17, the Environmental Club will be also hosting an community.” Earth Week Film Festival. Featured movies include “A Crude Awakening,” There will be many “Processed People,” and Great Lakes.” different activities and free “Life-5 All movies will play at 7 giveaways at the event. Campus dining will p.m. in the CUB Orndorff host a solar cookout, Theater. For more information Shippensburg’s Thoughtful Farmer’s Market will have please email enviro@ship. baby goats to pet, and a edu or like Environmental campus Animal Welfare Club on Facebook. group will be bringing dogs

Matthew Cella is passionate about the connection between disabilities and nature. However, many would question how these two would coincide with one another. According to Cella, the answer is smoothly. Cella gave a speech Thursday, April 11, titled “You don’t have to hike the trails to care about the forest: Disability narratives and the environment.” Nature can make one person feel whole and Cella centered his talk on three main authors who see this mentality fit — Eli Clare, Simi Linton and Nancy Mairs. All three of the authors have two things in common; they are all disabled and connect with nature. Cella often referred to autobiographical narratives written by the

three authors themselves. He has written a scholarly journal inspired by the authors and the topic of disabilities and the environment. Nature and disabilities is a subject they each struggle with due to societal restrictions. Society limits these individuals from exploring nature because there is no trail to climb the mountain or nice pathway to see the forest, however they are faced with the dilemma of their disabilities. Nevertheless, these individuals do not look down upon themselves; rather, they look upon their disabilities as a part of them. Linton feels that one does not have to be in the forest to hike or fall in love because the love resides from memories and the heart. Many would feel that reconstructing nature would ruin what was intended, but society needs

to reconfigure for all to enjoy simple pleasures in life. By doing so, it would further promote range for all bodies to enjoy. Hopefully one day, all tensions can be set aside, and integration in nature can take place so there will be capacity for all types of life to join nature, according to Cella. Nature and disabilities correlate on the level of understanding how to have all individuals explore nature. Society goes with what is seen as acceptable and that takes the disabled from exploring the realms of nature due to restrictions. However, Clare, Linton and Mairs seem to be happy with how they are. They just learn to face daily obstacles many will never seem to understand. Not only is not understanding hard, but so is not having the same space to share such experiences as nature.

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Police Logs THEFT On Friday, April 5, at approximately 12:15 p.m., Daniel Dombrowski of Shippensburg came to the university police department to report his backpack and its contents had been stolen from Reisner Dining Hall. Dombrowski reported that he had gone to Reisner to eat lunch at approximately 11:30 a.m. He said he had gone to another table to speak with a friend and left his backpack at his table while he was gone. When he returned to his table, he discovered that the backpack was missing. After checking the area and inquiring at the Dining Office to see if the backpack had been turned in, Dombrowski came to the police to report the theft. Dombrowski said the backpack was red and yellow and contained his Programming Textbook (JAVA), a graphing calculator, his prescription eyeglasses and his wallet that contained $40 in cash, his ID card and a debit card. The investigation into the theft is ongoing. UNDERAGE DRINKING / PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS On Saturday, April 6, at approximately 12:43 a.m., the university police were dispatched to a room on the third floor of Naugle Hall to assist the residence hall staff with an intoxicated male student. Officers arrived and identified the male in question as Michael J. Loudis, 18, of Naugle Hall. Loudis was found to be highly intoxicated and admitted to consuming alcohol earlier in the evening. While the officers were interviewing Loudis he became uncooperative and aggressive, and at one point threw his cellular phone at one of the officers narrowly missing the officer. Loudis was taken into custody and transported to the university police department where he continued to be uncooperative with the officers and EMS staff who were called to check on his welfare. Loudis was eventually transported to the Cumberland County Booking Center and was committed to the Cumberland County Prison because of his behavior being a danger to himself or others. Loudis was charged with underage drinking and public drunkenness. SIMPLE ASSAULT / DISORDERLY CONDUCT On Wednesday, April 10, at approximately 10:23 p.m., Brenden K. Brown of McLean Hall came to the university police department to report that he had been assaulted in the area of Cumberland Drive. Brown reported that he had left a meeting at the library at approximately 8:30 p.m. and was walking back to his residence hall when he heard footsteps quickly approaching him from behind in the area of Reisner Dining Hall. When Brown turned to see who was coming up behind him, he said he was punched at least twice in the face and head. Brown said he attempted to defend himself, and at some point another male came from the other side of the street and told the attacker, “Stop, it’s not him.” The attacker and the other male then left the scene walking south on Cumberland Drive. Brown described the male who assaulted him as a black male, approximately 5 feet 7 inches, wearing a white T-shirt, red basketball shorts and Adidas slides shoes. The investigation into the assault is continuing, and anyone with information is asked to contact the university police. UNDERAGE DRINKING / PUBLIC DRUNKENNESS On Sunday, April 14, at approximately 2:04 a.m., the university police were dispatched to a room on the third floor of Seavers Hall to assist the residence hall staff with an intoxicated female student. Officers arrived and identified the female in question as Gabrielle Marie Nemec, 20, of Seavers Hall. Nemec was found to be intoxicated, admitted to consuming alcohol, and was given a portable breath test which showed positive results for the presence of alcohol in her system. Nemec was cited for underage drinking and was then released and advised to remain in her room for the rest of the night. At approximately 3:30 a.m., that same morning officers observed Nemec in the area of Burd Run Road and again stopped her. At that time Nemec told the officers that she was going for a run on Fogelsonger Road. Nemec was advised that this was not a good idea due to the time of day, the lack of lighting in the area and her intoxicated condition. Nemec became uncooperative and combative with the officers and was taken into custody at that time. Nemec was then taken to the University Police Department where EMS was contacted and she was transported by ambulance to the Chambersburg Hospital. Nemec was cited for public drunkenness for the second incident.

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There are still good people in this world. Kristen McCamy, a single mom from Missouri struggled with weight loss her entire life. She spoke on the “Today Show” about how her son would have to ride roller coasters and play in the park by himself because she could not fit and could not run around with him. This was so upsetting to McCamy, but she just could not stick to diets. She said she failed at them every time, giving in to the temptations. But when her best friend Stephanie was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, it was a wake up call for her to lose some weight. Starting at 287 pounds, McCamy started a Facebook page called “Loss for Cause” and for every pound she lost in seven months, she asked her Facebook friends to donate 50 cents to either Stephanie’s cause or their favorite charity.

In seven months McCamy lost 70 pounds, raising $35 per person. She then kept going and lost another 55 pounds, totaling 125 pounds of weight loss in a little over a year. McCamy made me feel really good today. Listening to her story about how she helped her friend raise money for her illness and make herself feel better by losing weight and being able to be more active with her son really touched my heart. People struggle with weight constantly. There are a million diets, diet pills, weight loss programs, you name it. However, so many people falter. I do not know how many times I have tried to get into better shape and gave up, so I know the feeling. McCamy thought of this weight loss as a life changing experience. She raised money for her best friend, someone who she cared for so much and was very ill, all by changing her own lifestyle and making healthy changes. Her son embraced this change and said, “Now I can put my arms around her.” Her son could not even hug her all the way around her waist growing up and he is so happy that he can now. I cannot imagine the feeling McCamy has toward herself and her life at this moment after this incredible accomplishment. I love hearing stories like this.

It is a change from the crazy violence, murders and poverty our world is facing today. This was a story about a beautiful, single mom who needed a life change — and got it — once her friend became ill. I believe things like that will always wake you up and scare you into a better life. You always think you have it bad until someone has it worse, then you really appreciate what you have or you make some lifelong decisions and changes. Losing weight, becoming more active and in shape and even just making lifestyle changes is all very difficult. Not many people easily adapt to change, especially if it is not convenient. However, that is the best part of life, I think. Change can be great. It can really make you happier; get you going on to bigger and better things or even different places in the world. You never know what the day is going to bring you and I do not believe in wasting it. We only have one life, why not live it happily and healthily? McCamy made my morning a little brighter and I think there should be more great friends and dedicated people in this world, instead of so much hatred. We all need some inspiration in our daily lives sometimes.

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Asst. Opinion Editor For one of my classes I recently had to attend court to hear sentencing proceedings. The point of the trip was to learn how to write about the court system. We all hear about people going to jail every day. However, when you hear the judge say three to 23 months in confinement, and the police come out and take away the defendant in handcuffs, life becomes real. While I packed my things to leave the court room it dawned on me that the people I saw standing in front of me today are not going home or to class; they are going to jail. It was a serious reality check. While I thought some of the sentences were fair, there were others that just aggravated me. Long story short, and to not go into the details, there was an assault charge that that victim wanted dropped, and I was left confused. It was a case of domestic

violence and it made me sick. An innocent girl was beaten by her boyfriend, and he was given probation. If any man ever laid his hand on me it would be the last thing he would ever do. I could not possibly begin to understand the fear that some women fear from their abusers. Domestic abuse charges are far too common in this country, and are the most dropped in court. Why is this? Out of fear? No woman should ever have to live in fear of her significant other. Should that not be a red flag? In this case the phrase “abuse is love,” does not apply. I really hate to single out all men here, but I feel like when we think of domestic abuse, we think of a man beating a woman. It is not fair but this is the mindset society has created. These men just feed off power, they feed off control, and it is like they need to constantly have the upper hand to allow themselves to feel dominant. Although they may think they are strong, they are weak. They feed off women’s insecurities — women who seem vulnerable. Some people in society have created this idea that men hit women because “she must have done something to deserve it.” Yeah, no. This is such a broad statement that it just does not make sense.

Any man could interpret this from “she cheated on me,” to not liking the way she said “thank you” to the waiter who placed her food in front of her. These men are not looking for a blatant reason to strike, they are just looking to strike. Women need to start striking back. So a guy may be twice your size, if you put a metal bat in your hand you could do some damage. Men who hit women are pathetic. They are nothing but low-life, disrespectful Neanderthals. Something that is great here at Shippensburg is the Women’s Center. Women, men, faculty and staff are all welcome to use the center’s resources at any time. They deal with sex stereotyping, domestic abuse, sexual assault, self-defense and more. There may be women on this campus who are dealing with domestic abuse and I want them to know that they do not have to go through it alone, and there are resources nearby to help. I can almost guarantee that there are dozens of female students on this campus who would be willing to help or stick up for a fellow female student in the event she was being abused. We need to stick together. There is strength in numbers. It is time to start fighting back, and standing up for what is right. If we wait to help, it could be too late for someone.

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What Grinds My Gears: Time

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Asst. Sports Editor You know what grinds my gears? Time. It does not slow down for any of us, and other than waiting in line at the DMV, it moves faster than we could ever expect. Here are most of us, ready to graduate in a few short weeks, and we all can probably remember the first time we moved into a dorm on campus freshman year. Time is scary because it does not let up, and it certainly does not care who it affects in any way, shape or form. Time is one of those things that is a blessing as well as a curse, and no matter what we think, it is always going to be there to haunt us and help us. I cannot wait for gradu-

ation because like so many others, I want to start my life. I want to live, which I guess means working, but still I want to experience what else time is going to bring my way. Time has given me 22 years of glorious memories and some I would much rather forget. Now it is time to figure out what is next in life and what time is going to be used for now. Will it rush me through marriage and children, or will time keep me away from those I love. I am fully aware that Father Time and I are going to get into some scuffles along the way, but part of me wants that to happen. I want to experience the trials and tribulations that time causes those around me who have started their lives and I want to cherish them in the short amount of time left. Part of me still cannot get over that time has rushed the four years of my college experience out the door. I can sit here and remember how slow it was going sophomore year when I thought my life was over, boring, and just not meant to be in school. Now I am here getting ready to receive my di-

ploma and take the next step. Time seems to have been wasted away going to school for 18 years but that is what the rest of my time on earth is going to rely on. Those years I slaved away at countless schoolwork is nearing its pinnacle. Time will be right there by my side at graduation to rush everything along and once again create another distant memory in my mind. Time moves so fast and without hesitation that you almost forget at what point you were keeping track of it. I cannot remember what I was thinking in first grade, just starting out, but I see that look in my niece and nephews eyes when I discuss with them the lengthy stay they will have in the education program. If I could save time in a bottle, the first thing that I would like to do is to save every day from here on out. There just never seems to be enough time to do the things we want to do. Jim Croce said it best, but the truth is that time is coming for us, and just as fast as it took me to start this article here I am, finished.

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Find your husband on campus Katie Kosinuk Guest Writer

As college women, many have been considering ourgoals before entering a fouryear adventure in school. Many of these important goals include joining clubs, pursuing internships, getting a diploma and according to one Princeton graduate, finding a husband. Susan A. Patton, a Princeton graduate, wrote in her article “Advice for the young women of Princeton,” published in The Daily Princetonian, it is an objective to find a husband in college in order to be with someone of your own level of intelligence. Patton advises all female students at Princeton University to find a husband on campus before you graduate…smart women cannot (should not) marry men who are not at least their intellectual level. Going to college does not determine that you will also have someone who is equal to your intellectual abilities. There are also those who attend a college due to financial circumstances. When applying to schools, students normally apply to schools that are affordable,

ones they know will accept them and a dream school they would like to attend, but are unsure if that dream could become a reality. An applicant may have the credentials to be an Ivy League student, but monetary constraints can mean

“The cornerstone of your future and happiness will be inextricably linked to the man you marry, and you will never again have this concentration of men who are worthy of you.”

going to a less expensive school. According to this Princeton grad, finding a partner will also determine your level of bliss when she says the cornerstone of your future and happiness will be inextricably linked to the man you marry, and you will never again have this concentration of men who are worthy of you. Some students may find “the one” while pursuing their education in college However, others may fall

for a person for reasons other than their intelligence levels. Some relationships can be based on more than what is in someone’s brain. People also value relationships based on spirituality, common interests and cultural background. In a follow-up article published in the Huffington Post, Patton says that career emphasis has become the focus for most women. They are not building long-term friendships or partnerships with a person to spend their life with. Women will find themselves with a career and nothing else. More importantly than finding a person to live happily ever after with during college is to find yourself and learn more about you. Figure out your strengths and weaknesses, new interests and make professional connections along the way — perhaps before riding off into the sunset with Prince Charming. There necessarily is no rush to say “I do”. The relationships that you make in college are said to be the ones that last. You could fine the one that lasts a lifetime. You just need to keep your eyes open.

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WSYC hosts Up All Night event for students Cassandra Clarhaut Staff Writer

WSYC’s, 88.7 FM second annual “Up All Night” showcased the station’s deejays, and allowed local performers live airtime, but mostly it was held for the students — and it almost did not happen. WSYC’s PR Director Alex Anstett, a junior, along with students in the Communication/Journalism Department’s practicum course had been planning the event since January. Only a few days before “Up All Night,” WSYC distributed more flyers than authorized, and complaints to Student Senate jeopardized the station’s airtime. Student Senate “tried to pass a motion to not allow the radio station to stay in the CUB between 12 a.m. and 8 a.m.,” Anstett said. “It would take away that feel, you know, up all night — what it’s all about.” Anstett met with a CUB manager who allowed the station to continue the event

as planned, and the station kept its name, air time and giveaways all night. “We received a complaint of posters being hung in a huge number of unauthorized areas, and that there were some unprofessional attitudes toward the CUB staff,” said Ethan Goldbach, president of Student Senate said. “I truly admire WSYC’s creativity and willingness to make their events the best they can possibly be, but when it violates the rules, we can’t turn a blind eye.” After the Budget and Finance Committee met to discuss the issue, it was recommended that Up All Night’s hours should be cut back, and Student Senate “will further assess the possibility of a monetary punishment after receiving all information from respected parties,” according to the committee. Anstett spoke about WSYC event’s importance to the university. “This is our purpose; that we want the quality of life for students to improve,

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WSYC hosted a 24-hour event from 2 p.m. Thursday until 2 p.m. Friday. It gave away many prizes to callers who correctly answered a trivia question. as tuition keeps getting higher. If you’re paying all this money to a school, you should try to be getting some good experiences and some more benefits out of it.” The 24-hour radio event from 2 p.m. Thursday until 2 p.m. Friday, featured prizes for the seventh caller who correctly answered a trivia question. Questions

were asked a little over every hour, from evening to morning. Generally, the question complemented the last song played and/ or the item given out. For instance, after deejays played “Here Comes the Sun,” the question presented was “What band and record label inspired Steve Jobs to name his company

Apple?” The correct answer was Apple Records created by The Beatles, and an iPad was awarded. Electronics given away included the iPad, iPad Mini, iPod Touch, Microsoft Surface RT, Dre Beats headphones, and Dre Pill wireless Bluetooth speaker. Other prizes were concert tickets to the Governor’s Ball Festival, Firefly Festival, Sweet Life Festival, The XX and Grizzly Bear, Rihanna and ASAP Rocky, Bassnectar, The Postal Service, and Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z. Also, callers won gift cards for Knutes and $100 for Sheetz. A survey went out to students, according to Anstett, to help the station select prizes. Only SU students with a valid school identification could win. Money for prizes was moved around in the station’s budget, and all together the event cost about $5,000. Five different live performances occurred, including guest DJ’s, solo artists

and bands, including South Mountain Groove, local Carlisle artists that often play at the Thought Lot. This year’s “Up All Night” differed from the last year’s in that the event was streamed live on ustream. tv, “so people can now watch and listen…we’re really trying to make this as multimedia as possible,” Anstett said. Also, the station has a smart phone app for both android and iPhone, that WSYC had to “bump the capacity for,” from 200 to 400 listeners in preparation for the event, Anstett said. iTunes offers a streaming option that allows WSYC to broadcast as well. That means people from anywhere in the world could listen to 88.7 FM’s “Up All Night.” “We actually had someone from England earlier tell us that they were watching us, and someone from Denmark earlier tell us they were watching us,” Anstett said.

Spring Expo demonstrates entrepreneurship at SU Nickolys Hinton Ad Director

The campus saw an interesting sight this weekend with everything from professional cosmetics and handcrafted jewelry to traditional ocarinas and repurposed glass bottles gracing Heiges Field House. For those who stopped by, better deals on such intriguing articles are sure to not be found again until this autumn’s Corn Festival. But for those who stayed in or are completely befuddled by what strange occurrence brought these

dissonant markets together under one roof, read on. We have upon this campus a group that goes by the moniker of E-BOSS, an entrepreneurial organization that refuses to operate quietly, and instead, seeks to promote advanced experience for its members in order to facilitate whatever lifelong goals they may have. This weekend’s Spring Expo was one such opportunity created by the members of E-BOSS to demonstrate what current entrepreneurs are doing across the country and what small businesses that were started by entrepreneurs have grown into over the years.

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Being the first year for the Spring Expo, it was very much unknown how turn out would be or even if there would be enough vendors to have the event at all. After several months

of planning, however, the event managed to garner the support of several local businesses and even a few national and international organizations. Founder and President, Joshua Rudley, said “The

Spring Expo was a great opportunity for students and community members to meet and talk with local small business owners and entrepreneurs as well as purchase their products. Those who attended the Expo seemed to enjoy the variety of products offered as much as the people selling them. The expo, which was a fundraising opportunity hosted by the E-BOSS Entrepreneurship Club, taught its members how to plan and run an entire expo. The event was a big success for the club, more than doubling their initial start up capital. With Saturday being the

final open house of the year, there were many parents and perspective buyers who stopped by to view the merchandise and seemed quite intrigued and enjoyed purchasing many of the different products. Though turn out from the student population was lower than expected, EBOSS was overall optimistic about the Spring Expo’s first run and are looking forward to preparing for more vendors, along with new and innovate ways to spread the word across campus about the event, for a second round next year.


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Quentin Hermel is a long way from home, and his favorite part about Shippenburg is the campus. He explained this in French, and through SU student Felicia Franklin’s translations, also mentioned it is easy being around people constantly speaking English. He learned more by trying to understand what everyone was saying. Hermel was part of this year’s St. Jo/Shippensburg exchange, an initiative SU French professor Blandine Mitaut started with professor Géraldine Rénier of Lycée Saint Joseph (or, St. Jo.) Students in Mitaut’s French classes began correspondence with the St. Jo students through a blog, Facebook and email as a way to develop a real connection with culture and each other. Mitaut scheduled a few Skype sessions to familiarize the students. The goal of the trip ac-

cording to Mitaut was to “connect and communicate with people from the other side of the Atlantic.” “For me, it is essential for students to be exposed, not just to the French language, but to people who speak it, and there’s no better way for this than for students to connect with students,” Mitaut said. The 28 students traveled from northern France to New York City for a few days, then came to Shippenburg last Thursday evening until Sunday morning. The group stayed in the Shippen Place Hotel and toured the town, went to French classes and experienced campus events like the Spring Expo and football/softball games. SU French students impressed St. Jo’s students with their competency of the language and sentence structure, Mitaut said. Students from St. Jo, a two-year program for post-high school degrees, (like social work, applied computer science, technical engineering or criminal justice,) generally learned

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French students toured Shippensburg and experienced life on campus last Thursday through Sunday. English throughout elementary school until high school graduation. Rénier is a marketing professor at St. Jo and has organized trips to other European countries in the past, but decided to come to the U.S. last year. That is when Mitaut met the group in Philadelphia for a day and established that this year, the students should

visit Shippensburg “to see what a small-town in rural America looks like,” Mitaut said. Hermel said Shippensburg is big. SU student Nicole Campana, studying the language in French 103, met her personal French correspondent during their stay. She is in her third French class at SU to fulfill her ma-

jor’s requirements, something she was not excited about. “Seriously, it was all worth it now that I’ve had this experience,” Campana said, and she mentioned that she plans to stay in touch with some of the visitors. The differences in culture brought to Campana’s attention were more than just gestures and traditions; life in America is different for the French as here, they would be permitted to drive, but not legally allowed to drink alcohol. In France, the legal drinking age is 18, but a driver’s license cannot be obtained until age 18 and after a longer, more difficult process then in the United States, a St. Jo student told Campana. Mitaut plans to take students to France next year, continuing the connection with St. Jo and alternating trips in the years to come. Different from a studyabroad program, the trip will be two weeks, and not for college credit.

Mitaut hopes students will grow from this experience by “seeing the culture through the back door… through the eyes of the people who live there, by sharing daily life with them for a week, going to school with them for a week, [and] attending some of the same classes.” Instead of surrounding themselves with other multi-cultural students in classes and living situations, the SU students traveling to France will be able to make a more personal, deeper connection with their personal correspondents. Potentially, Mitaut would like students to visit St. Jo for a semester while taking classes in the French structure. Hermel said his favorite part of the trip was Shippensburg’s campus, and that the town is beautiful. Many of the students said they hope to come back to America and that visiting Shippensburg will definately be on the itinerary.

Recipe of the Week: Crab Stuffed Mushrooms 3 tablespoons butter, melted 6 fresh baby mushrooms 2 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 cup diced cooked crabmeat 1/2 cup Panko bread crumbs 1 egg, beaten 1/4 cup dry white wine Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Prepare a 9×13 inch baking dish with 3 Tablespoons of melted butter. Remove stems from mushrooms. Set aside caps. Finely chop stems. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Stir in the chopped stems and cook until soft, about 3 minutes. Remove saucepan from heat. Stir in lemon juice, crabmeat, bread crumbs, egg. Thoroughly blend the mixture. Place mushroom caps in the buttered pan, and stir until caps are coated with the butter. Arrange caps cavity side up, and stuff generously with crabmeat mixture. Pour wine into the pan around the mushrooms. Bake uncovered in the preheated oven 15 to 20 minutes, until lightly browned. Serve warm.

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Act V presents: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee Sarah Eyd

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On Friday, April 12, Memorial Auditorium was filled for the debut of Act V’s performance of “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee.” The musical is based on the book by Rachel Sheinkin and was originally performed on Broadway under the direction of Tony-award winner James Lapine. SU student James Wright directed the Act V performance of the play. “It has been a wonderful experience and a wild ride to get here,” Wright said. The play follows the journey of young spellers hoping to be the next Putnam County Spelling Bee champion. The pool of contestants consists of eccentric, lovable characters like the over-achieving Marcy Park, played by junior Carissa Strohecker; the easily distracted, hyperactive Leaf Coneybear, played by senior Robert Hile; the socially awkward, shy Olive Ostrovsky, played by junior Kim MacAlister; Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre, the product of two gay dads, played by sophomore Sa-

mantha Justice; the allergyprone William Barfee (prounounced Bar-fay), played by junior Andrew Mowen; and Chip Tolentino, a nice, ruleabiding boy struggling with puberty, played by freshman Timothy Hippensteel. The cast was rounded out nicely with the addition of characters like Mitch Mahoney (junior Vince Raffaele), a rugged ex-prisoner with a soft side doing his community service by serving as the Bee’s “comfort counselor,” giving hugs, Twizzlers and juice boxes to contestants after they fail. Raffaele played double duty, as he also took on the role of Olive Ostrovsky’s father. His versatility between roles was impressive. The bee was moderated by the caring, but stern Rona Lisa Peretti (freshman Gabrielle Sheller), No. 1 realtor in Putnam County, and the sharp-tongued, sometimes vulgar Vice Principal Douglas Panch (sophomore Robert Wilson). Though they were supporting roles, Wilson and Sheller’s chemistry and ability to stay in character, while incorporating improvisation and witty banter was one of the highlights of

the show. Sheller’s ability to portray a very grown, highpower career woman proved that she is wise beyond her years as an actress. The Saturday evening performance of the show was the “raunchy version.” Most of the R-rated jokes and lines were the work of Wilson. “I wasn’t nervous,” Wilson said. “We prepared people for an R-rated performance, so they knew before.” The play was very interactive and relied heavily on audience participation. Matthew Kline and Andrew Cruz played the roles of contestant Logainne Schwartzandgrubenierre’s two fathers. The couple sat in the audience and impressively stayed in character, even when friends attempted to address them by their real names. The two also shamelessly cheered on their daughter as she dominated the competition in fear of disappointing them. The acting and dialogue of the show was complemented perfectly by the music. Emotional pieces

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The spellers recite the Pledege of Allegiance. such as MacAlister’s “The I Love You Song” were balanced by humorous pieces like “My Unfortunate Erection,” performed by Hippensteel. “The ‘I Love You Song” explained the torn relationship by Ostrovsky’s parents. Briana Blewett played Ostrovsky’s mother, a free spirit who left her daughter

to go on a spiritual quest in India. Besides the sexual innuendos and risqué jokes, audience members at Saturday night’s performance experienced another treat. During the closing curtain call, Andrew Mowen surprised his girlfriend, now fiancée, Sharyan Zurita with a marriage proposal.

Zurita was in the audience, surrounded by friends when the cast members each held up poster boards spelling out “Sharyan will you marry me?” Zurita ran up to the stage and accepted the proposal, leaving the audience standing and clapping in tears. “It all happened so fast,” Mowen said, overjoyed with emotion.

The spellers, along with some audience volunteers, had the crowd laughing all through the night. Mowen can easily be seen in his suspenders and No. 19 sign. A video of his proposal can be seen online.


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The Texas Tenors serenade Shippensburg THERESA HELWIG

Asst. Web Director The Texas Tenors’ smooth blend of voices meshed together seamlessly as they performed on Wednesday at the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center at Shippensburg University. As they took the stage singing “Play me Some Mountain Music,” they encouraged the audience to clap along with the beat. The Texas Tenors’ high energy penetrated throughout the center. They drew laughs from the listeners as they proceeded to introduce themselves. “We’re going to do both styles of music tonight: Country and western,” they said. In reality, John Hagen, Marcus Collins and JC Fisher cover a wide variety of material amongst vari-

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ous genres. During their performance on Wednesday, they sang country, gospel, classical and Broadway selections. The group is most notably known for when they competed on the popular show “America’s Got Talent” in 2009. According to The Texas Tenors’ show program, their group was the highest-ranking vocal group in the history of the show. They incorporated a video montage of their experiences on “America’s Got Talent” as part of their performance. Afterward, they performed Lee Greenwood’s, “God Bless the USA,” which they had previously performed while competing on the show. The entire audience stood respectfully through the number. The Texas Tenors kept the audience engaged

throughout the entire performance by periodically going out into the seats and singing directly to the viewers. At one point, they even brought one lucky woman up on stage to serenade her in front of the rest of the audience. During the middle of the show, the group switched gears into classical and Broadway pieces when they performed Nessun Dorma by Pavarotti and a selection from “West Side Story.” The audience appreciated the change in genres. Audience members Fran and John McDermott, Shippensburg alumni, enjoyed the whole performance but had favorite moments throughout it. “I liked Danny Boy and Pavarotti,” John said. Fran agreed and added, “They’re [The Texas Tenors] all different, too. I like that they can sing opera as well as

The Texas Tenors performing at Luhrs. country and western.” As the end of the concert approached, the group performed a more touching song that was submit-

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ted to them by a fan. The The Texas Tenors ended song, “You Should Dream,” an energy filled show by will also be the title of their singing “My Way,” the clasNew PBS special that they sic by Frank Sinatra. are shooting in May.

Luhrs Presents... ABBA The Concert

ABBA The Concert is the ultimate tribute group from Sweden with the true original sound and stage presence, celebrating Sweden’s most famous band with a musical extravaganza showcasing all of the familiar ABBA hits. They perform with the same period instruments, vintage costumes, hairstyles, speaking voices and unmistakable harmonies that capture the essence of ABBA. Songs like “Dancing Queen,” “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S.,” “Knowing Me, Knowing You,” and “The Name of the Game” will have you singing and moving along to the beat — carrying you back to an unforgettable time in pop history when glittering clothes and platform shoes dominated the music scene -Courtesy of H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center Photo courtesy of H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center


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Staff Writer Ernie Garcia takes the stage with his guitar and starts strumming an intro. “I wrote this song on the way down here,” he jokes. Someone in the center of the crowd starts shaking maracas to the rhythm. A few beats later, someone on the far side of the audience takes up percussion on the back of a folding chair as Garcia starts to sing with the deep, rugged voice of a mountain man. His earthy lyrics reveal the influence of ’60s American folk music. Up on stage, Garcia’s unrefined style and untamed mane give him the air of a merry pirate. On closer inspection, his weathered cheeks and long, gray beard evoke the mystic countenance of a wizard. If Garcia looks familiar, perhaps you recognize him from one of the cult-status film roles in which he has performed. Teenage boys everywhere know him as Captain Ed from “Tenacious D.” Those who were young in the 1990s will remember him as Big Emilio, the vampire whose beating heart was ripped from his chest and stabbed with a pencil in “From Dusk till Dawn.” Garcia has been at the business end of Ray Liotta’s gun, he’s been locked in a deadly staring contest with George Clooney. Though Garcia is not currently playing support roles for A-list actors, he is supporting a creative community that nurtures musical and artistic talent in southcentral Pennsylvania. After living in Los Angeles as a character actor for more than 17 years, Garcia moved to the East Coast after his house burned down in the 2009 California wildfire known as the station fire. By all accounts, the blaze that started outside of a ranger station on August 26 is the most devastating

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Guest Writer “No Guns Allowed” is a recent installment of Snoop Lion’s most recent album, “Reincarnated” which was released on March 20. The song follows Snoop’s recently examined reggae regimen to the T with decent production contributed by Major Lazer, Ariel Rechtshaid and Dre Skull. You also don’t need to be smacked in the face with lyrics to realize that this song is an anti-violence work. Musically, the song deserves praise. Reggae has a very distinct form to it, and some people may think there is not much wiggle room to produce such a song. Photo by Julie Lark However, Major Lazer and company did a good Ernie Garcia moved to Shippensburg after job keeping it interesting an acting career in Hollywood. by layering great guitar fire in Los Angeles County ence forward through art.” and keyboard choices with history to date. To that end, he invested melodies over simple regThe Los Angeles Times himself in becoming part gae chords. The interesting reports that the Forest Ser- of the growing Thought Lot vice was negligent in its community, which provided delayed response, opting a positive, creative outlet. not to employ air-tankers to Garcia recently had the dump water on the fire dur- distinguished honor of seeing the early stages. ing his likeness recreated There’s plenty of blame to in clay as part of a new porgo around, but Garcia is not trait sculpture series Trewasting time pointing fin- her is working on in at the gers. His creative pursuits Thought Lot. have given him the inner Treher explained that peace to move beyond the “traditionally, portraits destruction of the fire. were done to memorialize Garcia and his wife ar- nobility,” and his intention rived just before the Janu- is to document the lives of ary 2010 blizzard dumped people who have influenced more than a foot of snow on his art. Pennsylvania. Since the first Thought The following week, he Lot open mic, he has been shoveled out and went to playing his music and colan open mic at the Market laborating with other musiCross Pub, now Ship Wreck cians. in Shippensburg where he He has also produced two met Aaron Treher, a lo- plays on the Thought Lot cal artist and co-founder of stage and is writing a third. Post Now PA. At the time, “Creativity is my drug,” Treher was in the early Garcia said. stages of co-founding The He works daily on numerThought Lot Contemporary ous creative projects includArts Center in Shippens- ing plays, music and poetry. burg. His advice is to “trust Garcia says he was in- your talent, no matter what spired by Treher’s talent they say, and keep workand their mutual vision for ing.” “moving the human experi-

musical choices were within the vocals. In the intro and choruses of the song, Snoop, accompanied by his daughter, Cori B. harmonize with each other. This makes for a pretty catchy and almost battle cry sound when mixed with the right melodies. Snoop’s verse assumes that reggae role of somewhat fast-paced talks of peace and “me no want no more gunplay,” but he definitely states his case. Drake’s seemingly quick verse is just OK. He does a good job with storytelling about gun violence, but it is lost in a very mundane flow as if he was uncomfortable with the reggae style. Ironically enough, Snoop Lion, a man once charged with murder and association with gang life, writes a song about anti-violence. You would think the irony would be enough to fuel a hipster’s bike commute to mixtape swaps for a year.

There seems to be real change within Snoop Lion’s pedigree. You may think that every reggae song is riddled with thoughts of peace, but in this case, it is what is coming from which horse’s mouth that is most important. Snoop also has recently been under fire for not being genuine about his reincarnation by some of the Jamaican community and specifically, Bunny Wailer. Many Americans will probably admit to feeling his change is strange. Many people have giant Bob Marley posters hanging in their rooms and love reggae, but that does not mean they call themselves Rastafarians. Now, we have somewhat physical evidence in the form of a song to prove that Snoop is making headway. He is going to have to do a lot more than just make some songs over reggae beats.

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Sound City will ‘reel’ you in Laura Kownacki Guest Writer

Rock ‘n’ roll is dead, or so many thought before the appearance of the “Sound City: Real to Reel” soundtrack. Sound City, a documentary directed by Nirvana legend and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl, tells the unique story of Van Nuys’s Sound City Studio, a record production facility that closed its doors in 2011. The studio had produced albums for such stars as Rick Springfield, Nine Inch Nails, Cheap Trick, Fleetwood Mac, Tom Petty and Nirvana. “Sound City” was released to a limited audience at independent movie festivals in January and February of this year. The soundtrack of “Sound City” called “Sound City: Real to Reel,” speaks to the real, live music recorded

specifically for the rockumentary. Grohl is involved in every single one of the 11 tracks that comprise the record, as a composer as well as a musician. Each of the tracks features a musical legend, ranging from Stevie Nicks to Rick Springfield to Paul McCartney. The album starts off with the slower-paced, southernrock infused “Heaven and All,” a track performed by indie guitarist Robert Levon Been of Black Rebel Motorcycle Club. Been, along with Grohl on drums, weaves a melody through the grunge lyrics reminiscent of a post“Nevermind” Nirvana. “The Man That Never Was” is Springfield’s contribution to the album. An upbeat song about wasted potential and controlling women, Springfield’s effort proves that, while his career has slowed, the man

of “Jesse’s Girl” fame still has some shred left in his guitar. Immediately following “The Man That Never Was” is the captivatingly syncopated “Your Wife Is Calling,” a track headlined by Lee Ving of Fear Fame. It is hard to not love a song that combines a whiny harmonica with pulsating electric guitars and basses that seem to get bored with any given rhythm after three seconds. The push-pull feel of the piece meshes well with lyrics like, “There’s nothing here/But Foo Fighters and beer!” Ving brings his signature hardcore punk sound and vocals, and he smoothly blends them with a driving Grohl drumbeat to create a uniquely pleasant listening experience. Grohl has been a busy man, since the Foo Fight-

ers hiatus. Despite drumming on the new “Queens of the Stone Age” album and working on a new album with the Foo Fighters, Grohl still found time to produce this love letter to the studio that changed so many musicians’ and listeners’ lives. “Real to Reel” is worth a listen because it bridges not only the perceived age gap amongst rock musicians, but it also beautifully combines sub-genres of the rock ‘n’ roll movement into one cohesive listening experience. This soundtrack is the soundtrack to a movie, but it is also the soundtrack to the lives of so many generations of rock fans enraptured by the music produced at Sound City Studios. After listening to this album, it is hard to argue against rock ‘n’ roll being very much alive.

UK singer Olly Murs has arrived Dylan Basile

Guest Writer Olly Murs, a 28-year-old English singer-songwriter, has finally arrived on the American music scene. After major success in the United Kingdom — four No. 1 singles and two No. 1 albums — it certainly seems like the “right time.” Murs, who finished second on the sixth season of the U.K.’s “The X Factor,” bursts forward with an album that sounds quite fresh to the ears. In a music industry inhabited by generic beats and auto-tuned singers, this is a welcome addition. The album is predominately pop but borrows sounds from a number of different genres, including jazz, R&B and funk. The American release of “Right Place Right Time” is a collection of songs from the U.K. version of the same name and his second U.K. effort “In Case You Didn’t Know.”

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The opener “Army of Two” begins with dramatic orchestration and quickly shifts to a soldier-marching beat as Murs chants, “I came, I saw, tore down these walls / Block one way, I’ll find another / You know you’ll always be discovered.” The military-themed song is backed by continuous drums and lyrically depicts an intense relationship. A subject matter such as love, which can often feel stale, stays fresh and refined within the military mold. A highlight of the album,“Hey You Beautiful,” is filled with just the right amount of funk and disco beats. “Hand on Heart” speaks of a back-and-forth between two lovers and contains a repetitive yet catchy chorus bound to stick in your brain for hours on end. While the album’s melodies are unique and often quirky, the lyrics shine just as bright. Murs co-wrote

nine of the 10 songs present here. The title track “Right Place Right Time” finds Murs singing over the most dance-influenced song on the record. The production allows both Murs and the instrumentation to shine, creating a classy artistic blend. Murs borrows help from two rappers on the record. “Heart Skips a Beat,” the lead single released back in May 2012, features Chiddy Bang during the bridge. While Chiddy’s rap is not bad per se, the verse adds nothing new to the song and feels tacked on. However, “Troublemaker,” the second and current single from the album, features Flo Rida and feels more at home. Still, with both songs being released as singles, Murs’ label seems to lack the confidence in him to handle a track on his own. The features make sense for radio and have seen moderate success, but Murs is cer-

tainly hip enough without any assistance. Easily the most heartwrenching song on the record is the closing track “Dear Darlin’.” The song borrows elements from ’60s pop and mixes them with modern beats without sounding dated. Murs belts: “Dear darlin’, please excuse my writing / I can’t stop my hands from shaking / ‘cause I’m cold and alone tonight.” The track is not only lyrically moving, but Murs delivers what is perhaps the best vocal performance on the record. “Dear Darlin’” is a perfect closing track, leaving listeners heartbroken while craving more. “Right Place Right Time” serves as a stunning introduction for Murs who can easily find a permanent place on pop radio. Hopefully his U.K. fans will be able to share him with their mates across the pond as this is just the start for Murs in the U.S.

Hip-Hop Happenings Wu-Tang clan is here to stay

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Staff Columnist “Wu-Tang is here forever,” Ol’ Dirty Bastard said in one of Wu-Tang Clan’s popular singles, “Triumph.” The iconic, Staten Island legends announced it will release its first album in six years this summer, 20 years after the release of its celebrated debut album, “Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers).” The album titled “A Better Tomorrow” is slated for a July release and will mark the group’s sixth album as an entire collective. The news of a new WuTang album came just days after group member Ghostface Killah announced an April 16 collaborative-album release, “Twelve Reasons to Die,” with Los Angeles producer Adrian Younge and WuTang member and legend-

ary producer RZA. “Twelve Reasons to Die” will serve as Ghostface’s 10th solo studio album. The LP will feature a comic book done by various prominent comic book artists to add vivid visuals and a narrative structure to go along with the music. Wu-Tang as a group has been quiet in recent years. Its lead man, RZA, continues to lend his story-telling talents to the Hollywood screen with his role as director, co-writer and lead actor in the movie “The Man with the Iron Fists,” which grossed more than $20 million at the box office. The nine-man collective continues to have a profound impact on hip-hop as a whole. With unique production and an influential sound like no other, the clan was the first of its kind to build the type of international reach that helped hip-hop gain popularity worldwide. Ol’ Dirty was right when he said Wu-Tang is here forever because 20 years removed from one of the best hip-hop albums ever, the crew is still working harder than ever to give its loyal fans the high-quality product they deserve.

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Zack Greinke and Kobe Bryant both fell victim to injuries in a short span, sending Los Angeles fans into a tailspin. However, which injury is more detrimental to the city of LA? Does Bryant’s injury spell out more misery for the Lakers in an already injury-riddled year, or does the loss of Greinke foreshadow a season that could go down the tubes for the Dodgers? Sam and Ryan take a look at both injuries and offer their insight as to which injury is more costly for the city of LA. Sam: There is no question here. The bigger loss is Greinke. The righty was already having a solid year for the Dodgers posting a 1–0 record with a miniscule 1.59 ERA and was the perfect complement for Clayton Kershaw. Now, more pressure is put on to the shoulders of

Josh Beckett, a man who has not been the same since recording his dominant years for the Florida Marlins and the Boston Red Sox in the mid-2000s. With the loss of Greinke, the Dodgers will now have an uncertainty in their rotation after the No. 2 spot, and with a team that is No. 28 in the league in runs scored, their pitching cannot suffer any setbacks. Meanwhile for the Lakers, the season is already over and the injury of Bryant could be a beneficial one. There should be no debate that even if the Lakers made the playoffs this year (which is likely to happen), that they would get stomped by Oklahoma City. The Lakers have no answer for the Thunder’s Kevin Durant or Russell Westbrook — they have not had one all season. The loss of Bryant could mean more years of Dwight Howard. With Bryant on the floor, it was stated on ESPN and other sports news sources that Howard was looking at other offers from the Dallas Mavericks and Houston Rockets after this season. Now, with

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Zack Greinke’s injury spells trouble for L.A. Bryant hurt for at least six to nine months, look for Howard to take more of a leadership position and stop his complaining. The ball will be in his hands more, leading to a happier Howard and maybe, a happier Lakers team. Granted, Bryant is one of the most feared scorers in the game but at 34, he needs to start spreading the wealth. Ryan: When it comes to the biggest story in LA right now I have to say it is the loss of Kobe Bryant. Kobe

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is the best player that the Lakers have. Now given you do have Dwight Howard and Steve Nash but neither of those players can put up numbers like Bryant, and neither will. Kobe is averaging 27.3 points per game this year, good enough for third in the league, just behind Carmelo Anthony and Kevin Durant. With Howard having a down year, Kobe was stepping up and putting the team on his back. With the Lakers struggles this year Kobe has been one of the only positives in a slumping team. On the verge of sneaking into the playoffs this is the worst possible time for Kobe to go down with an injury. Tearing your Achilles’ tendon is not an easy injury to come back from. The Lakers hold on to a slim chance of making the playoffs. But without Kobe the Lakers have a slim chance of making any noise if they even make the post season. Granted, losing a $147 million pitcher is hard to swallow but losing virtually your entire franchise is even harder to stomach. Kobe put the entire weight of the Lakers team on his back for a majority of the season this year. It was only a matter of time before the mamba would break.

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April 20 at Slippery Rock 1 & 3 p.m.

Baseball April 19 vs. WEST CHESTER 1 & 3:30 p.m. April 20 at West Chester 1 & 3:30 p.m.


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Game 1: The Shippensburg University softball team sustained its sixth loss of the season Saturday afternoon against Lock Haven University. SU dropped a tightly contested battle 2–1 at Robb Field. Neither team managed to put runs on the board until the fifth inning. SU managed to get its first run off a line drive to left field by leadoff hitter Kiersten Darhower. The frozen rope to left drove in junior outfielder Hilary Lyons. With Raider runners on second and third, LHU pitcher Brianna Jennings managed to strike out Emmie Burke to end the scoring threat. The Eagles answered back in the sixth. LHU’s Sarah Schwalm hit a shot down the rightfield line and with her hustle managed to leg out a double. Then, senior outfielder Alyssa Smith hit

a shot back at Raiders’ pitcher Makenzie Lynn who managed to get a piece of leather on it. The ball caromed to second baseman Rachel Shumway who did not have a play at first. Schwalm took advantage of the hesitation by Shumway and hustled home for the Eagles’ first run of the game, tying the game at one. Neither team managed to score a run for the next two innings, sending the game into extra innings. In the ninth inning Jennings gave herself the run support she needed when she cranked a home run deep to left field, giving LHU its first lead of the game 2–1. SU tried to rally in the ninth but solid defensive play from LHU kept them off the board. Briana Giovenco, looking to supplement her excellent play in the field by using her bat, hit a shot into left, but was denied by an excellent diving catch by left fielder Alyssa Smith. Kirstin McClune grounded out to the shortstop to end the game. Game 2: The Raiders looked to bounce back from a toughGame 1 loss as they sent

junior Emily Estep to the circle to try and shut down the Bald Eagles. That is exactly what Estep did. She recorded four strikeouts and went the distance for the Raiders in their 1–0 victory in Game 2. Estep dominated the Bald Eagles the entire game, allowing five hits. She was equally matched by LHU pitcher Sarah Mores. Mores allowed three hits in six innings of work. SU scored its lone run of the game in the bottom of the third inning when Darhower reached first on an error, scoring Lyons. Darhower finished the day with two RBIs. Lyons went 1-for-3 at the plate. Estep dominated the rest of the game but got into trouble in the seventh inning. She allowed two runners to reach base with only one out. However, with some strategic pitching and good defensive play, Estep was able to shut down the Bald Eagles’ threat. With the win, Estep takes her record to 12–3 with a 1.10 ERA and 14 complete games — the highest on the Raiders’ pitching staff.

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SU’s Shawn Patterson took the loss in Game 1 sending his record to 4–3.

SU drops doubleheader to BU

The Raiders drop another pair of close games to PSAC foe Bloomsburg Brian Evans Staff Writer and

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Game 1: The Shippensburg University baseball team dropped Game 1 of a double-header with Bloomsburg University on Sunday afternoon. The host Raiders lost by a score of 5–4. The Huskies got on the board in the first inning after third baseman Nick Mazza hit a single to left. Mazza then stole second and was moved to third on a ground-out to first base. One batter later, SU shortstop Mike Marcinko’s throw in the dirt was not corralled by first baseman Pat Kregeloh, giving the Huskies the early 1–0 advantage. BU continued scoring in the second inning after A.J. Stump hit a line drive to left. Stump moved to third after Corey Baida lined a shot back through the middle. Stump later scored after a wild pitch from Raider pitcher Shawn Patterson BU’s Brian Allman hit a line drive down the left field line, scoring Tim Kurucz, making the score 3-0 . The Raiders answered in the bottom of the third as Michael Douglas hit a shot down the left field line for

a double. After a Cal Hogan base hit moved Douglas to third, Cody Kulp hit a sacrifice fly to center, making it a 3–1 ballgame. In the sixth inning Baida struck again, hitting a double to right-field. Baida later scored on a wild pitch giving the Huskies a three-run advantage. BU added another run in the top of the sixth when Mazza drove in Russell to give the Huskies a 5–1 lead. SU did not go down without a fight, with two outs in the seventh inning pinch hitter Dan Wimer hit a ground ball through the right side of the infield, giving the Raiders some momentum. One batter later, Marcinko followed Wimer with a single of his own. Douglas hit a three-run bomb that sailed over the left field fence. SU’s comeback came to a halt when BU pitcher Casey Cooperman got Hogan to ground out. Douglas accounted for the majority of SU’s offense. The junior collected three of the team’s seven hits, including a home run, three RBIs and a double. Game 2: The Raiders failed to recover from the Game 1 loss despite a late inning rally, suffering another one run loss, 6–5. BU capitalized on two SU errors, scoring six

runs in the second inning. That is all the scoring the Huskies needed. The Raiders rallied in the fourth and fifth innings, stringing together seven hits through the two innings. Hits from Tyler Shover and Wimer pulled SU’s deficit to 6–2 after four innings of play. The Raiders kept the bats alive in the bottom of the fifth inning. Hogan started the rally with a single to left field. Kulp followed with a single up the middle, putting SU runners on first and second base. Kregeloh ripped a ball into center field, knocking in Hogan. Following a Simon Beloff walk, Shover singled through the left side, driving home Kulp. Jimmy Spanos grounded out to third but knocked in Kregeloh, cutting BU’s lead to 6–5. The Raiders were shut down in the sixth and seventh innings by Husky pitchers Sean McCloskey and Tyler Hill. The Raiders have lost 11 of their last 14 games. The recent swoon has dropped SU out of the national polls and into the No. 5 seed in the PSAC East. The Raiders will look to bounce back from their series loss when they take on West Chester University on Friday afternoon. The doubleheader is slated to begin at 1 p.m.


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Tyriq Kershaw/Defensive Back “We expect to take it to the next level. We were a very good secondary, I feel like last year, but we didn’t meet all the expectations that we had. I feel like now this is the year we make a name for ourselves nationally.”

What does the team have to say after the Spring Game? Mark Maciejewski/Head Coach “I thought the defense played really well today. The thing about our defense is pretty much the whole group is back. Those guys gelled pretty well and they’ve got some chemistry there right now and they’ve had a good spring. I’m excited about that part.”

Joe Davis/ Offensive Coordinator “Well if we’re going to say that Zach Zulli is going to come in the season again and throw 55 touchdowns again and everything is going to be honkey-dory, that’s not realistic. We have to have 10 other guys step up.”


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Lawshe throws for over 400 yards while defense picks Zulli off four times Spring Game Recap Sam Stewart

Sports Editor Heading into the 2013 season the Shippensburg University football team has major questions to answer if it wants to return to the PSAC Championship game. Some of those questions were answered, while others were raised as the Red team drubbed the White team, 44–0 in the Raiders’ annual Red vs. White Spring Game Saturday afternoon at Seth Grove Stadium. Chris Lawshe and Tyriq Kershaw sparked the Red team, a team composed of the starting defense and second-team offense, as the redshirt freshman completed 58 percent of his passes for 402 yards and four touchdowns. Kershaw led the team with two interceptions as the defense made a strong statement against reigning Harlon Hill trophy winner, Zach Zulli. “It’s a real privilege to be able to go against a quar-

terback that good and take advantage of it every single day,” Kershaw said. “In practice it’s very hard to pick him off. So today to get these two picks, it took a great deal of hard work.” Zulli, who threw for an NCAA record 54 touchdowns in 2012, looked out of sync with his receivers throughout the game. He felt pressure all game, and finished the day 15-for36, throwing for 149 yards and four interceptions. The poor game did not warrant any worries from head coach Mark Maciejewski. “Zach was a little off throwing his ball today,” Maciejewski said. “When he’s off it’s going to be a struggle. There’s nothing that happened today that can’t be fixed.” For SU, there is plenty of time to fix the problems that plagued the offense on Saturday. The Raiders have three more practices this spring before regulatory practice takes a hiatus until August.

“We need to focus on the little things, hit the weights hard and just really know this offense well,” Zulli said. Sean Sadosky led the team with nine tackles for the Red team while Mike Goode and Brian Sourber each picked off Zulli during the contest. Lawshe spread the ball around well throughout the game, hooking up with Jordan Harro, J.P. Wilson, Daniel Wheeler and Sharif Smith for scores. Harro led all receivers with 101 yards on seven receptions. Returning after a stellar 2012 season, Trevor Harman hauled in six receptions for 74 yards. Drew Newcomer looks to sure up a special teams squad that saw a changing of the guard many times in 2012. Newcomer was perfect on the day, hitting all three of his field goals (31 yards, 35 yards, 31 yards) and going 5-for-5 on extra points. The Raiders first game is Sept. 7, at Shepherd University.

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Raiders’ offense anemic in annual Spring Game on Saturday afternoon Sam Stewart

Sports Editor Heading into the 2013 season the Shippensburg University community knew that the football team needed to answer major questions along the offensive front. The Raiders, who led the nation in total offense (529.92 yards per game) and were second in the nation in points per game (46.85), looked nowhere near its 2012 counterpart as the starting offense could not manage a point in its defeat in the Red vs. White Spring Game. However, for the Raiders, this slow start is expected. Losing Jacob Baskerville, Mike Frenette and Chris Restino have left the Raiders with major question marks. Baskerville, Zach Zulli’s go-to target in 2012, led the team with 85 receptions and 1405 yards, including eight 100-yard games in the season. Frenette bulldozed his way for 871 yards on the ground and provided a check-down to Zulli coming out of the backfield while Restino was one of the anchors of a staunch offensive line. With the 44–0 drubbing in the Spring Game, the Raiders gave few answers for the many questions they face. Zulli was pressured early and often by the Red defense as the offensive line, currently decimated by injuries, looked shaky. “Up front, we’re lacking right now, significantly,” said first year offensive coordinator Joe

Davis. “It’s disappointing, I think, with some of the returners we have comeback, but I do think the group is very, very willing. They are a hard working group. They are conscious of their mistakes, but we need to get better up front.” Part of the Raiders dilemma in the offensive line is finding a replacement for Restino. He was a workhorse for the Raiders, starting in all 13 games and anchored a line that gave up 16 sacks — good for No. 33 in the nation — while also enabling Zulli to lead the nation in touchdowns thrown. “If we’re going to say that Zach Zulli is going to come in the season again and throw 55 touchdowns again and everything is going to be honkey-dory, that’s not realistic,” Davis said. “We have to have 10 other guys step up. We need to protect him and we need to find other guys to make plays for him.” With Baskerville, the team’s leading playmaker, gone, the No. 2-receiver position is still wide open. Kyle Kush and Ravone Kornish both looked out of place in Davis’ offense. The two combined for 21 yards of total offense and as Davis pointed out, could not take advantage of one-on-one matchups. “The easiest position to take away on offense is one wide receiver,” Davis said. “We have yet to find some guys to step up, who can prove they can take the advantage of one-on-one matchups.” Despite that, Kush and Cornish have had playing time under their belts in

years past. Both combined for more than 200 yards of receiving last year and have shown that they can become solid playmakers for Zulli and the rest of the offense. Jordan Harro also seems to be a legitimate player who could snatch away that No. 2 slot for SU. “We have a lot of young guys,” Zulli said. “But we have a lot of guys that stepped up today and they’re going to play really well.” Zulli and Davis look to build off a tremendous 2012 season and so far the relationship between the two has been budding — both of whom are looking toward the same goal in 2013 — a PSAC title. “Me and [Joe] are really good friends so far,” Zulli said. “I’m in the office 24/7 talking about football and leadership. We’re going to be able to battle with everybody in the conference.” “The first goal of this program is to win the PSAC,” Davis said. “I tell our guys there’s going to be some games where we’re going up and down the field, we score 60 and everyone’s loving it, and there’s other games where we’ve got to grind it out.” The Raiders have three practices left in the spring session before taking a hiatus into August. The Raiders’ first game of the season is Sept. 7 against Shepherd University. The Raiders defeated the Rams 38–20 last season — their first victory over Shepherd in seven years. SU’s first home game Sept. 21 vs. East Stroudsburg University.

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Men’s team picks up two more NCAA provisional qualifiers at Bison Open

The Shippensburg University men’s and women’s track and field team had a successful trip to Bucknell as it earned NCAA provisional qualifiers in the weekend meet. Junior Matt Kujawski broke Jamal James’ sevenyear-old school record in the 200 meters on Sunday as the Shippensburg University men’s track & field team wrapped up its weekend at the 2013 Bison Outdoor Classic with two more NCAA provisional qualifiers. Kujawski finished third in the 200 meters with a NCAA provisional qualifying time of 21.40 seconds — which currently paces the PSAC and is a new personal record by 0.39 seconds while coming with a significant wind reading. James’ old record was 21.54 seconds. Kujawski also took third place in the 100 meters, running 10.87 seconds — that time ranks fourth in the conference. Sophomore Eric Bologa posted a second-place finish in the 400-meter hurdles with a new personal best of 52.65 seconds. His time now ranks second in the conference. Bologa also ran the 110-meter hurdles in 15.60 seconds. The Raiders won both the 4x400 and 4x800meter relays. In the former, Bologa, sophomore Andrew Kujawski, junior Kevin Shaw and sopho-

more Robert Bales were victorious in 3:17.84. Bales (49.22 seconds), Andrew Kujawski (49.30 seconds) and senior Mike Treese achieved PSAC qualifiers in the open 400 meters. Junior Dan Dreeman, senior Joel Flott, senior Matt Gillette (Orefield/ Parkland) and sophomore Tom Kehl finished within striking distance of the 23-year-old school record — completing 3,200 meters around the track in 7:38.82. Kehl (1:52.57), Dreeman (1:52.60), Flott (1:52.63) and sophomore Ryan Spangler (1:54.63) ran PSAC qualifiers in the open 800 meters. Among field performers, sophomore Matthew Terry qualified in the triple jump with a top mark of the day at 45 feet, 4 1/4 inches. Meanwhile on the women’s squad, senior Caitlin Stuetz ran a NCAA provisional qualifying time in the 400-meter hurdles Sunday. Stuetz ran a season personal record of 1:02.35, putting her atop the PSAC rankings. Additionally, Stuetz ran the second leg of the 4x400-meter relay that also became the conference’s current pace-setter. Sophomore Bri Fells, Stuetz, junior Monique Clemons and freshman Megan Lundy completed 1,600 meters around the track in 3:52.57. Junior Ellie Ressler achieved a new outdoor personal record in the

pole vault by clearing a NCAA provisional qualifying height of 11 feet, 8 1/2 inches. Ressler’s effort ranks her third in the conference rankings. She has previously cleared 11 feet, 9 3/4 inches indoors (at Bucknell in January). Back on the track, Lundy and sophomore Cassie VanEtten nabbed conference qualifiers in the 800 meters — with Lundy running 2:18.31 and VanEtten crossing the finish line in 2:24.16. SU’s 4x100-meter relay of Clemons, sophomore Lauren Ellsworth, sophomore Danesha Butler and senior Courtney Martin ran 48.07 seconds for a fourth-place finish. Individually, both Ellsworth and Martin took advantage of a legal wind to post conference qualifiers in the open 100 and 200 meters. Ellsworth posted new personal records in the 100 (12.38 seconds) and 200 (25.50 seconds). Martin set a new personal record in the 200 (25.25 seconds) and ranks third in the PSAC. SU will assist with the Jack Roddick High School Invitational next weekend before returning to action in two weeks at the Penn Relays and in the Paul Kaiser Classic from Shippensburg University. -Courtesy of SU Sports Information

Tennis drops season finale

The Shippensburg University tennis team finished up its 2013 season on a sunny and pleasant Saturday afternoon with an 8–1 loss to PSAC Eastern Division opponent Millersville on Senior Day at the Robb Sports Complex tennis courts. SU’s seniors, Cassie Sidone and Lisa Snader, both participated in their

final matche with the Raiders. Sidone dropped a 6–0, 6–1 decision at No. 3 singles while Snader fell 6–0, 6–4 at No. 5 singles. Junior Hannah Wolfe earned the lone victory of the day for the Raiders, winning at No. 6 singles by a score of 6–4, 6–3. Wolfe finished the season with four singles victories — marking the second con-

secutive season in which she has led the Raiders. Sophomore Julia Saintz dropped a 6–1, 6–1 decision at No. 1 singles and teamed up with freshman Brittnee Buckley at No. 1 doubles; where the duo fell 8–2. -Courtesy of SU Sports Information

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With the 16–4 defeat, the Raiders dropped to 4–9 in the 2013 season.

Lacrosse drops home finale

Raiders score season-low four goals in 16 – 4 defeat against Bloomsburg Bryan Obarowski

Asst. Sports Editor On a day where the seniors were supposed to be honored, the Shippensburg University lacrosse team sent them out in an ungraceful way as Bloomsburg University walloped the Raiders 16–4 on Saturday afternoon at David See Field. SU picked up the early lead at the 24:55 mark in the first half when Liz

French buried the ball into the back of the net, capitalizing on an assist from Lindsey Kennedy. After the goal, the game quickly turned toward BU for the advantage. BU scored five unanswered goals against the Raiders throughout the next 15 minutes — four of which were unassisted goals. SU picked up its second goal of the half on an unassisted goal from Courtney Kennedy with five minutes left in the first half.

BU tacked on two more goals to close out the half, bringing the score to 7–2. SU tried to regain momentum as it scored five minutes into the second half, but BU quickly negated the momentum by scoring four more unanswered goals. The Raiders scored another goal halfway through the second half, but the Huskies again added five straight unassisted goals to close out the game.


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