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tudents gathered in the MSC Ballroom Wednesday evening to learn about current global economic issues from two politically polarized icons.

However, the two self-proclaimed opposites — Forbes Magazine editor Steven Forbes and former Secretary of Labor under the Clinton Administration Robert Reich — found themselves more alike than different. The symposium, put on by the MSC Wiley Lecture Series and MSC SCONA, was titled the “Rise of the Rest: Embracing a Newer World Order.” During the event, Forbes and Reich

offered their opinions on what the U.S. must do to return as a stable economy, considering the nation’s recent lag in economic growth. The four most productive economies in the world currently after the U.S., known as the “BRIC” countries, are Brazil, Russia, India and China. Forbes said BRIC countries have seen the “pathway” that the U.S. has demonstrated and are catching up.

Lecture spotlights architecture in health Luz Moreno-Lozano The Battalion Students gathered in the Wright Gallery at Langford Hall to listen to Charles S. McDaniel, ASLA (American Society of Landscape Architects) Managing Principal for the SWA group and Class of 1979, as the Architecture for Health Visiting Lecture Series continued on Wednesday. The series covers issues related to improving healthcare and sustainable healthcare facilities design on both a national and international level. International projects endure challenges and international clients want quality, uniqueness and sophistication in their designs. “Many architectural, landscape architecture and construction firms are rapidly evolving how they practice in response to the changing environment,” said George

Mann, the Skaggs-Sprague Endowed Professor of Health Facilities Design. “Competing for and effectively undertaking international projects is very difficult and fraught with problems, pitfalls and opportunities.” McDaniel shared his experiences with the students and expressed the importance and impact architecture can have on millions of people. “People don’t want to be uncomfortable,” McDaniel said. “They want an environment that makes them feel safe. Architecture can improve anyone’s life.” Students came to learn more about architecture’s affect on life. “These lectures are important for everybody,” said Ana Escobar, sophomore environmental design major. “It See Architecture on page 4

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Chuck McDaniel, SWA Group’s managing principal, commences the fall 2012 Architecture For Health lecture series at Wright Gallery in Langford A Building on Wednesday morning.

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Both analysts agree that a competitive global economy isn’t the cause of America’s dwindling economic growth, but rather domestic issues. Reich was the first to address the issue. He said he’s not worried about the growing competition, because economic competition is beneficial for America. Rather than outside forces being the source for the downward spiral in the American economy, he said the issue lies in internal failures. “If there’s a failure in the U.S.,” Reich said. “The failing is that we aren’t

Steve Forbes, left, and Robert Reich, right, discuss global economic issues and what the U.S. must do to remain economically competitive in global markets Wednesday in the MSC Ballroom.

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Earthquake shakes coasts of Costa Rica, two deaths reported Jake Walker The Battalion A magnitude 7.9 earthquake rocked Costa Rica Wednesday, 124 miles from the Soltis Center for Research and Education — a division of Texas A&M University. Despite being located far from the epicenter, Eugenio Gonzalez Jimenez, director of the Soltis Center, said the quake was still felt, and even caused some minor damages to the Center. “It was a really strong [earthquake], probably the strongest I’ve ever felt in my life,” Gonzalez said. Gonzales said the damages caused to the

Center were minor, and included damage to water lines, water heaters and small cracks in the columns and walls of the Academic Building, where classrooms and labs are located. Gonzalez said a structural engineer would be called to inspect the integrity of the structure. San Isidro, Costa Rica, home to the Soltis Center, is located on the outskirts of the Costa Rican capital of San Jose, where there was also damage reported, as well as two deaths. Gonzalez said there were no injuries at the Center.

Vintage gets new look Jennifer DuBose The Battalion Every day, Texas A&M students embark on numerous kinds of challenging endeavors. Kate Vincent, a senior biomedical engineering major, used her faith, creativity and business skills to breath new life to Northgate Vintage, a vintage clothing store on University Drive. Vincent owns a small business, Crowns and Chandeliers, where she sold hand-made headbands as a fun way to make money for mission trips and other expenses. When Northgate Vintage, a store that carried her headbands, was put up for sale in August, she saw an opportunity to pursue something bigger. “When I called to restock, [store owner] Ranger told me he was selling the business. I really loved the character and the feel and the uniqueness of the place and was interested to see what someone would do with See Vintage on page 3

inside life | 2 Health on full display At the MSC’s Grand Opening Ceremony, health organizations came together to display what the Student Health Center has to offer A&M students.

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Senior biomedical engineering major Kate Vincent bought Northgate Vintage just weeks ago once the previous owner announced the location was for sale.

Old Main Drive is scheduled to reopen for vehicle traffic Friday to accommodate the A&M-Florida game. Joe Routt Boulevard, between Koldus and Rudder Tower, will be completed prior to Saturday’s game.

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Freshman interdisciplinary studies major Abby Hedge has her biofeedback measured Wednesday at the Student Counsel Services booth during the MSC Grand Opening. Roger Zhang — THE BATTALION

Wellness Committee educates students on personal health Jennifer Keith Special to The Battalion The Wellness Committee’s group effort to raise Aggies’ awareness of its services is displayed through efforts like arranging a dietician from Student Health Services to help the REC Center, and providing the REC Center with the Student Counseling Services’ Qigong classes. As part of the Memorial Student Center’s Grand Opening Celebration, health organizations came together Wednesday to display what the Student Health Center has to offer the A&M campus in Health and Wellness Fair in the MSC’s Respect Lounge. All key members of A&M’s Wellness Committee, the Student Counseling Service, the REC Center, Alcohol & Drug Education Programs, ADEP, and the Student Health Services stationed themselves at tables to inform students of all that is available to help Aggies stay informed and stay healthy. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., representatives of these or-

ganizations handed out informative flyers, free cups and even measured students’ body mass index at the Student Health Services table. Lanice Chappell, a licensed professional counselor at Student Counseling said the idea of a Wellness Committee was proposed by Gen. Joe Weber, vice president of Student Affairs. Four organizations with a passion for health make up the committee. “Several departments combined efforts to make sure students know all that is offered through Student Health Services at Texas A&M,” Chappell said. The Student Counseling Service told students how they are there to help Aggies, such as through crisis intervention, stress management, personal counseling and even qigong, a health practice to restore energy and creative power. At the ADEP table, Lisa Minjares, a health education graduate student and ADEP graduate assistant, presented the organization’s alcohol 101 classes and workshops,

as well as its resources like beer goggles, which lets students see things through the lens of an intoxicated person. She also emphasized how important it is that students know the signs of alcohol poisoning. “We do one-on-one workshops with organizations like Carpool, Fish Camp, Student Athletics,” Minjares said. “It’s a ‘how much’ campaign. What you do is your choice, but we want you to be responsible and informed.” At the REC Center’s table, DeAun Woosley, the fitness director at the Department of REC Sports, highlighted how the REC Center can benefit students and at the same time works with the other members of the Health Wellness Committee. “Interrelated healthy programs are here to help students unwind, refresh and reenergize,” Woosley said. “The four of us are collaborating constantly so we can provide as much awareness as possible to students.”

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it,� Vincent said. “Later, I came across the ad in the paper, and the numbers looked doable for me. I mentioned it to my parents and they thought it was crazy and I thought it was crazy.� But the possibility of owning the store blossomed into reality when Vital Seed, a company dedicated to investing in Christian-oriented businesses, invited Vincent to present her ideas. “I was floored and honored that they would consider me for an investment, so I decided I was going to start dreaming. I pitched the idea of having a vintage-style boutique,� Vincent said. “They felt like I qualified for investment.� After further discussion with her parents and encouragement from the store’s previous owner, Vincent decided to take the leap and become a student entrepreneur. Since signing the contracts two weeks ago, she has been hard at work planning, renovating and stocking for the Northgate Vintage reopening Thursday night. Vincent will be preserving some aspects of the store but will also bring her own changes. “It’s going to be such a unique place, one that you’d have to go to either Dallas or Houston to find anything close to it,� said junior allied health major and Northgate Vintage employee Camille Doster. Vincent plans to replace the previous stock of used clothing with vintage-inspired clothes sold at reasonable prices for college students. Vincent will continue to carry TOMS and accessories, including her signature line of headbands. In the future, she will also carry select, affordable vintage pieces. “The whole store has been renovated from a grunge-vintage look to a more shabby-chic, open environment,� Vincent said. “In the past, it was also a hub for live music on first Thursdays. I want to keep that and make it a chance to just hang out, listen to music and have free coffee.� As her business grows, she plans to sell

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investing enough or well enough in our ‘human capital.’� Reich promoted a “bottom-up� style of economics, one in which Americans grow together. He also said the government must start investing in its infrastructure



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free-trade items. Next month, Northgate Vintage will begin carrying a cosmetic line, Radiant, that donates a portion of proceeds to anti-sex trafficking ministries. JOYN, a line of free-trade handbags crafted in India, will also be offered in the future. JOYN is an organization designed to create artistic job opportunities for those living in poverty in India. “Those are the things I’m looking to carry,� Vincent said. “Things with a story.� As a student, and therefore part of her target market, Vincent has a unique perspective when it comes to selecting merchandise and pricing items. “Since Kate’s a college student herself, she really knows what girls our age are wanting when it comes to style, and the prices that we can actually afford,� Doster said. Vincent said when she is shopping for new items to sell in the store, she gathers her roommates and other women her age to offer their opinions.

She also plans to incorporate her faith into the business by operating on Christian values and creating an inviting environment for all. “A portion of every monthly income has already been set apart to be donated to local ministries and local people in need,� Vincent said. “As a business, I want to follow the principles that God has laid for us for our daily lives, and so that means giving beyond. I just know that the Lord is going to honor that and make this a ministry to bless other people.� The reopening of Northgate Vintage on Thursday will begin at 8 p.m. and will last until midnight. Kaitlyn O’Brian and Votary will be performing live and free Starbucks coffee will be served. “I’m incredibly excited for the grand reopening. It’s a unique team working at Northgate Vintage and I’m thrilled to be a part of it,� said senior recreation, park and tourism sciences major and Northgate Vintage employee Gracie Turner.

tion. Forbes predicted that five years from now, the dollar will be backed by gold in order to stabilize the value. The event offered stimulating discussion and shed light on the need for students to be educated on the global economy they will enter after graduation. Brandon Pichanick, graduate student at Mays Business School, attended the

event to broaden his mindset on America’s role in global economics. He said he hopes this campus gains a passion for issues beyond America’s borders. “I’m looking for people to start thinking outside of their College Station-box,� Pichanick said. “If we don’t open our minds we’re going to get bypassed.�

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Mandatory Meal Plan Bill. The argument behind passing the MSC 24-Hour Bill was that since lights and airconditioning are constantly operational, areas such as the Flag Room and lobby should be left open to students. The bill was passed by voice vote. The Mandatory Meal Plan Bill moves to repeal meal plans as being included in on-campus room and board expenses. The bill passed with by voice vote.

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Career Center equips students for employment The Battalion With the constant threat of a college degree being rendered useless due to the inability to find employment, the Career Center is a resource to help students realize the full potential of their degree. The fair on Wednesday marked the introduction of the Career Center to the 2012-2013 academic year as students from various colleges took advantage of free advice. The Career Center, located in the Koldus Building, is geared specifically toward aiding students achieve employed upon graduation. But students have to be willing to partake in the process, said the executive director for the center Leigh Turner. “We really want students to get engaged with us early on so they can work in internships, shadowing experiences and know what all their opportunities are,” Turner said. “This is so that they’re not


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coming to us after graduation saying ‘I don’t have a job and I’m not in graduate school.’” The Career Center provides services outside of one-on-one counseling. is a website designed to assist students searching for fulltime employment, internships and cooperative opportunities. This is part of a greater effort to connect current students with former students. The center is staffed by both students and faculty “They give me what they’re looking for and I tell them who they need to talk to,” said junior agricultural systems management major and Career Center employee Cole Kilgore. “Ultimately [the goal] is to get them that job they’ve been working four years for. That’s everybody’s goal when they come to college is to get that job.” Students are encouraged to visit the center, regardless of class year. Leslie Smola, a junior economics major, said students shouldn’t wait before


they visit the center. “The career center is very helpful. [Students] start thinking ‘I need a job but I don’t need to look right now,’” Smola said. “But people want you to have experience, employers want you to have experience so you need internships and the career center is the best place for that.” Freshman were also present at the fair. Turner said students should start the employment process as early as possible. “Students as early as their freshman year in January can go on a shadowing experience called an externship,” Turner said. Smola is a member of the Aggie Career Team, the promotional branch of the Career

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FOR RENT Country Living! Short drive to campus. 3bdrm/1bath home. Kitchen, dining and den. Garage w/carport, fenced yard w/2 large dog pens. Barn and feed silo w/three to four fenced acres w/corral. $895/mo. Call 979-255-5555. Cozy 2bdrm/2bth condo 3-blocks from campus, yard, w/d connections, over 1000sqft., no HUD, updated, $595/mo total, 506-B College Main. Available. 254-289-0585, 254-289-8200. Duplex, C.S., nice 2bd/1ba, 3-minutes from campus, Internet, W/D, remodeled, fenced front and backyard, beautiful with many extras, one week free, 832-242-4917. DUPLEXES! 3520 Paloma Ridge, 3/3, $1100, Alpha-Omega Prop., Broker, 774-7820 FOURPLEXES! Oakdale, 2/1, w/d & water incl, $600, 4 units left, on Shuttle route! Alpha-Omega Prop., Broker, 774-7820 FREE IPAD OR LCD TV if you sign a lease today! Recently remodeled 3/2 on the bus route; W/D, some bills included. $825 or $925 w/yard +lawncare. Pet friendly. Available immediately. 979-703-8925. HOUSES! 1309 Timm, 3/2, $1200/mo, lawn care included, close to campus. 601 Maryem, 3/1, $850, close to campus. 2615 Westwood Main, 3/2, $1250, new flooring, paint. 4111 McFarland, 4/4, $1325. 4130 McFarland, 4/4, $1500. 4137 McFarland, 4/4, $1500. 11106 N. Dowling, 3/3, $1200, country setting. 123 Mile Dr., 4/2,$1500, huge yard! Alpha-Omega Prop., Broker, 774-7820 Just available! Close to campus, College Main and Eastgate areas. 2bd/1ba., some w/dishwasher, 1-fenced, some bills paid. $325-$450/mo. 979-219-3217. Live in Northgate! High rise building, 1/1’s with W/D, cable/internet, water included. Covered parking available. 2-blocks from campus. Move in today! $875 +up. 979-703-8925.

Center. Smola said they too offer advice to students looking to score a job. “At a career fair, we’re there, we give interview tips, network tips, how to talk to a company official, how to approach them as a person,” Smola said. “We boost their confidence before they go talk to anybody.” Students can visit the center from 8 a.m.-6 p.m., go online at, or call the center to have an adviser give a presentation. “We have a very dedicated staff that want students to succeed,” Turner said. “We have extended hours so students can drop by anytime.”

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FOR RENT MOBILE HOME! 5005 Collette, 2/2, 1 fenced acre, $800 Alpha-Omega Prop., Broker, 774-7820 NEWLY BUILT! Granite, stainless, cable, internet, water included. On the bus-route, bike to campus, fenced patios, gated w/pool. $1190 for 2/2. ONLY 1 LEFT! Move in today! 979-703-8925. Northgate. Brand new 1bd/1ba. Also available 2bd/ba, 3bd/2ba. Washer/dryer. Walk to campus. Call 979-255-5648. Spacious 2bd/1ba, C.S. duplex, 3-minutes from campus, Internet, W/D, remodeled, fenced front and backyard, beautiful with many extras, one week free, 832-242-4917. Super cute! Recently built 4/2, less than 5-minutes from campus. $1450 lawn +W/D included. 979-703-8925.

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HELP WANTED COACHES & BUDDIES WANTED: Our challenger soccer program (a program for mentally and/or physically challenged children) is looking for people to volunteer and provide a positive experience for challenged children. Call 764-3424. COACHES WANTED! We need enthusiastic, positive, motivational volunteer coaches for Girls Volleyball.  Call 764-3487. Computer Programmer needed at Electrical Engineering Firm (P/T). Draftsman needed at Electrical Engineering Firm (P/T). ACAD 2006+ experience. Hallmark Cleaners hiring delivery driver. Apply in person 3611 S.College Ave. J.Cody’s hiring meat cutters and cashiers, apply within 3610 South College. No experience necessary, just common sense! Lawn crew member needed, $9/hr. Hrs Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-6, experience required. Students only. 979-224-2511. Local Environmental and Analytical Testing lab looking for part-time lab technician. No experience necessary but a science background is a plus. Email resumes or questions to or call 774-7485. Looking for enthusiastic female student to pick up 3-kids at 3-schools, help with homework and prepare a snack. Ages 14,11,9. M/W/F, 3-5:30, Fridays are flexible. $15/hr. Must have reliable transportation, clean driving record, experience, non-smoker. Email resume to Now hiring bike or car delivery. Burger Boy, 4337 Wellborn, in Westgate Shopping Center. Apply in person. Flexible schedule!

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Part-time job helping handicapped. Male student preferred. $360/mo. 5-10hrs/wk. 979-846-3376. Part-time warehouse help needed. Flexible hours. Business hours are M-F 7:30-5. Apply at Valley Supply 3320 S. College Ave. Bryan, TX. 979-779-7042. PT help needed. Local hunting club needs PT guides. Freshman and Sophomore only. Average 1-2 weekends/month in offseason; 2-3 in Fall and Winter. Limited hunting privileges. Applications at Receptionist/Cashier needed: Must be customer oriented, able to work Saturdays. Flexible hours. Apply at Readfield Meats & Deli 2701 S. Texas Ave, Bryan. Servers needed, Longhorn Steakhouse in Downtown Bryan, 201 East 24th Street, must be willing to work weekends, no phone calls, apply within. SERVPRO of Brazos Valley, a local fire and water restoration company is accepting applications for productions helpers and supervisors. Full-time positions available. Applicants must be able to work some weekends and on call schedules. On the job training provided. Previous cleaning and or restroration work experiene is preferred. Motivated, drug-free, persons with good driving records are welcome to apply by contacting Eric at All applicants must pass a criminal back ground check. Shuttle bus drivers needed for all TAMU home games, must have CDL, $15/hour, call 214-708-7668 for additional information. STUDENTPAYOUTS.COM Paid Survey Takers Needed In College Station. 100% Free To Join. Click On Surveys. The Battalion Advertising Office is hiring an Advertising Sales Representative. Must be available this fall. Must be enrolled at A&M and have reliable transportation. Interested applicants should drop off resume in the MSC Suite 400, Battalion Advertising Office from 8am-4pm.

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MUSIC Private guitar lessons in my home, beginner through advanced, blues, rock, jazz. Call Phil 281-785-3729.

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