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Q A 23-year-old male was arrested on charges of domestic battery and criminal damage to property in the 500 block of South Third Street around 8:30 a.m. Friday. According to the report, the suspect damaged one cell phone. QAn 18-year-old female was arrested on charges of theft of alcohol from a business in the 300 block of East Stoughton Street around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. According to the report, the suspect stole liquor from County Market.
University Q A 24-year-old male was arrested on charges of driving with a revoked driver’s license and driving without headlights near the corner of Florida Avenue and Maryland Drive in Urbana around 9:15 p.m. Thursday. QA 52-year-old male was arrested on an outstanding city of Champaign warrant for failure to appear in court on a charge of possession of drug paraphernalia near Neil and Green Streets in Champaign around 2 a.m. Thursday. According to the report, the suspect was stopped after a police officer saw a group of men, including the suspect, pestering a pedestrian. QA 22-year-old female was arrested on an outstanding city of Champaign warrant for failure to appear in court on a battery charge in the 800 block of West University Avenue in Urbana around 1 a.m. Thursday.
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Champaign Police investigating 2 early morning armed robberies near campus DAILY ILLINI STAFF REPORT
Champaign Police are investigating two armed robberies that occurred near campus this week, according to a Crime Alert issued late Saturday afternoon. The first happened in the 300 block of East Clark Street at approximately 6:10 a.m. on Thursday. The offender was described as a thin, 17-year-old black male wearing a burgundy baseball cap and approximately 5-foot- 6. According to the report, he pointed a “rusty” silver handgun at the victim and took the victim’s personal belongings. The second incident occurred in the 100 block of South Fourth Street at approximately 7:30 a.m. Saturday. The offender is described as a 20-year-old black male, who is 5-foot-9 and about 150 pounds. According to the report, an offender wielded a silver revolver with tape around the handle but was unsuccessful in his robbery attempt. He was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, a white t-shirt and blue jeans while riding a red bicycle. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Champaign Police at 351- 4545 or Crime Stoppers at 373TIPS (8477).
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June 17-23, 2013
Concerned citizens speak up Champaign-Urbana community members meet to discuss concerns over the recent wave of gun violence BY AUDREY MAJORS AND KATIE TRAVERS COPY CHIEF AND MANAGING EDITOR
Members of the Champaign-Urbana community met at the Champaign City Council Chambers on June 10 to address five shootings that occurred between June 7-10. The news conference was prompted by the shootings which occurred last weekend and left six men injured. Two shootings occurred June 7 and were located in the 1100 block of Mimosa Drive and in the 400 block of East Washington Street. The two shootings which occurred June 8 were located in the 1300 block of North Hickory Street and in the 1200 block of West Bradley Avenue. Lekevie Johnson Sr., pastor of Jericho Missionary Baptist Church, spoke of his hope for his peaceful interactions between community members. “This community today, we speak loud, we speak clear: cease gun fire now,” Johnson said. “Whatever the issues are, resolve them in a peaceful manner. Firing shots at our community put too many lives at stake.” He also said no issue between people is serious enough to put community members’ lives at stake. Herbert Burnett, Champaign business owner of Suits by Souljah, said he hoped to motivate peace. “I challenge you to use the gifts that God has blessed you with to build instead of destroy. Cease fire now,” Burnett said. Janice Mitchell, parent liaison for Urbana School District
116 and director of the Urbana Neighborhood Connections Center, expressed concern about the impact gun violence has on community youth and actions needed to ensure the safety of that youth. The community is working to inform children about what gun violence is and spreading literature on gun violence throughout the community, among other tasks, she said. Council member Will Kyles, District 1, referenced economic development and unemployment as a way to tackle the challenges violence presents to the community. “One of the things that we are going to do long term is work on the unemployment situation,” Kyles said. “Of course we can do the group talks and take the traditional route of having conversations and doing direct, one-on-one counseling with young men and women, boys and girls, but I think to get to the deep-rooted part of the issue, you have to deal with the economic piece.” Kyles noted that the challenges before Champaign-Urbana are “nothing that we can’t curtail.” Champaign Mayor Don Gerard stressed the benefits that the strengthening relationship among community police departments will have in preventing and combating violence. “Campus Police, Urbana Police and Champaign Police have begun working together in the past year like they never have historically before, and I think that’s going to be really a huge help,” he said. Since last Monday’s gathering, five suspects have been
arrested in connection with the string of Champaign shootings. Most recently, the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force apprehended Champaign residents Qwantrell L. Ayres and Kevin I. Akins in connection with a shooting on the 1100 block of Mimosa Drive on June 7. The two were staying at a hotel in Indianapolis, Ind., where they were arrested on a charge of aggravated discharge of a firearm. The bond for their release was set at $1 million for each suspect. On June 10, two separate Champaign men were arrested in connection with another incident, an alleged drive-by shooting incident that occurred at Fifth and Vine streets. According to the police report, Kyantae Weatherall and Aaron Kirby were located in a house at the 300 block of East Hill Street after their vehicle, a Chevrolet Monte Carlo found at the 400 block of North Third Street, was consistent with information reported by the witnesses. Police said that they found a loaded handgun at the property. Weatherall was arrested on the charges of aggravated battery and aggravated discharge of a firearm. Kirby was arrested on the charge of obstruction of justice, for his alleged attempt to conceal evidence believed to be connected to the shooting. Champaign Police asks that anyone with information on the recent shootings call 217-351-4545. Tips can be submitted anonymously to 217-373-8477 (TIPS) or 373tips.com.
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CHAMPAIGN CITY COUNCIL
Local leaders: Youth programs could curb gun violence City also approves $3.5 million loan for redevelopment of Bristol Park Neighborhood BY KATIE TRAVERS MANAGING EDITOR
Community voices urging non-violence echoed from the Champaign City Chambers at Tuesday evening’s city council meeting. Public comment pertaining to recent gun violence spoke from the same vein. Champaign’s problems and consequential needs were articulated among a ubiquitous desire for peace: positive role models and thinking, as well as constructive and affordable activities for the community’s youth were all mentioned at different points throughout the varied public comment. Even Urbana residents expressed their concerns and called for an end to the recent gun violence. Five shootings have happened in Champaign since June 7, most recently last Monday night. Monday morning, after the news conference at Champaign City Chambers, council member Will Kyles, District 1, mentioned economic development as a solution to some of Champaign’s obstacles. “One of the things that we are going to do long term is work on the unemployment situation,” Kyles said. Tuesday, he called Champaign’s Summer Youth Employment Program “something to be celebrated.” The program provides work experience for Champaign’s youth and is the result of cooperation between the City of Champaign and Unit 4 Schools. A prayer was held Saturday morning in Douglass Park. Kyles called the event as “an opportunity to show solidarity in the community.” Kyles, however, also noted that this event, while an additional, positive step toward peaceful interactions
in the city, is “a short-term solution.” Council member Michael La Due, District 2, said Douglass Branch Library offers a possible fix for some of Champaign’s struggles. He specifically addressed the extent to which the city provides and funds activities for youth and other community members. “I’ve heard rumbles from highly placed people in the park district. The park district owns the actual building and land where the Douglass Branch is,” La Due said, referring to the library, “that they would like to explore the possibility of expanding and developing jointly, programs with Champaign Public Library.” He noted his efforts to create stronger lines of communication with those associated with the University as another way to strengthen opportunities for youth and community. “I think we need to brainstorm and establish stronger and better coalitions that include the University, whose institutional rhetoric is eloquent about outreach, but they’re not always there,” La Due said. “I think there’s good will, there’s good faith; I think there are people at the University who care to put substance behind that rhetoric even beyond what they already do. I think the Douglass Branch Library can prove itself in ways that it has not yet had an opportunity to, to be so invaluable in helping with the difficulties faced by young men.” Karen Foster, council member at large, acknowledged the comments about gun violence. She recalled the recent events as a “shame,” but also commented on the positivity that she has seen with the police and community coming together. Champaign Mayor Don Gerard also thanked the community
for its unity in light of recent occurrences. Also at Tuesday’s meeting, the council unanimously passed the application for the approximately $3.5 million loan that would help enact the $7.5 million Phase I of the redevelopment plan for Bristol Park. Aspects of Phase I include obtaining property, change of location for residents, demolishing, as well as maintenance of Bristol Place. The loan for the Bristol Park Neighborhood plan pushes the project one step further. The estimated $7.5 million investment of Phase I of the plan will unravel only after being approved by the Chicago Housing and Urban Development Field office’s underwriter, then a Project Review Panel, and finally the secretary of HUD. The plan seeks redevelopment of the Bristol Park region of Champaign found north of Bradley Avenue to Interstate 74 and east of Neil Street to the Canadian National Railroad tracks. This region encompasses three other sections including Bristol Place subdivision, Garwood area addition and the Shadow Wood Mobile Home Park. For Phase II, neighborhood programs manager Kerri Spear said, there is a hope that a third-party developer will take over the redevelopment project. According to the city’s desired future actions, said third party — as chosen by the city and housing authority — would ideally step in to aid with development by 2014 or 2015. Though there was some doubt-driven discussion among council members regarding the potential problems Champaign could face if a third-party developer does not step in, the application was accepted without any formal objection.
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UI supercomputer decodes HIV capsid Discoveries in virusâ€™ protein shell aided by researchers at Beckman Institute BY KAT BOEHLE ASSISTANT ASSIGNMENT EDITOR
With the help of the Universityâ€™s Blue Waters supercomputer, researchers in the Beckman Institute have determined the chemical structure of the HIVâ€™s capsid, the protein shell surrounding the genetic material. The capsid protects the genetic material until it is disassembled to release the genetic material into a cell to infect it. â€œOne of the reasons the capsid is so attractive is because in nature there are animals resistant to it (HIV), and the capsid is what their system attacks,â€? said Juan Perilla, a postdoctoral fellow, one of the main investigators of the project. The capsid is also the target of many other antiviral drugs, said Klaus Schulten, a University physics professor and another primary investigator. â€œNow that we know the structure of the capsid, we can now develop an antiviral drug,â€? Schulten said. â€œNow that the structure is known, we can develop these drugs much more rationally.â€? The HIV-1 protein capsid is made up of over 1,300 proteins, all of which are the same protein, Schulten said. These proteins make up 216 protein hexagons and 12 protein pentagons, also known as hexamers and pentamers. Schulten and Perilla said that if the capsid was just hexamers, it would be shaped like a cylinder and would not be closed in like a capsid. They said that they knew there would be 12 pentamers in the structure because according to the Eulerâ€™s theorem â€” a mathematical
theorem that relates a polyhedronâ€™s edges, shortly after Perilla started as a postdoctoral vertices and faces â€” to have a closed fellow and when Blue Waters was developed structure, no matter how many hexagons at the University. you have, you will always have 12 pentagons. â€œIt was very, very fast work,â€? Schulten said. Despite the fact that all of the proteins â€œWe worked very hard.â€? are the same kind, no one protein is B efor e s up er c o mputer s , identical, Schulten said. researchers had figured out â€œSome proteins get close the individual proteins that together, other places make up the capsid and the overall picture of the theyâ€™re far apart,â€? capsid. Perilla said that Schulten said. â€œThis it was only in 2009 that is a very important finding because you it was determined would think one there were protein, one shape, hexameric proteins but it was actually in the capsid, and one protein, 1,300 2011 when the shapes.â€? pentameric proteins This is only one were determined. of the reasons that However, it wasnâ€™t the protein capsid is until Blue Waters polymorphic, meaning was up and running KLAUS SCHULTEN, it can take lots of that researchers could University physics professor different shapes. Perilla determine how the capsid said that although every was pieced together with these hexagonal and pentagonal capsid has the same number proteins. of hexamers and pentamers, the placement of these pentamers varies with Perilla said that Blue Waters is not every capsid, thus giving each capsid an considered a fast computer, but an extremely individual shape. powerful one, comparing its power to using Schulten and Perilla said that it is 2000 computers at once. According to Schulten and Perilla, Blue the medical schools at the University of Pittsburgh and Vanderbilt University who Waters is what made determining the protein are heading the HIV-1 capsid project, but that capsid possible. Schulten said that x-ray researchers at the University are in charge crystallography had determined the structure of the individual proteins, while electron of the computational side. Schulten said that although it was a big microscopy gave researchers an idea of the project, it progressed quickly with the big picture of the capsid. What Blue Waters research only beginning at the start of 2012, was able to do was put the individual proteins
â€œWe opened a new chapter in the book of HIV. And this chapter is just starting.â€?
into the whole capsid, and see how the capsid is specifically structured. Perilla said this is done by simulating proteins in the computer so that the proteins are in a solution of water and ions â€” this way, researchers are properly simulating how the proteins would be in a lab or organism. Otherwise, Perilla said it would be like simulating proteins in a vacuum. Because the proteins are simulated in these conditions, Perilla said they were able to see how the proteins would interact with each other in the capsid. Using the electron microscopy images as an overall picture, Perilla said they were able to estimate where the 12 pentagonal proteins would be located and then fit the rest of the hexagonal proteins between these pentagons, thus determining how many hexamers were in the capsid. Perilla said that although the structure of the capsid has now been determined, the groupâ€™s research doesnâ€™t stop there with the HIV-1 virus. The group is currently working on figuring out how the capsid disassembles to release the genetic material. Perilla said this is important because the virus appears to do this at a very specific time. â€œIf it happens too soon or too late, it (the genetic material) wonâ€™t be infective,â€? he said. Perilla also said that it is unknown what triggers disassembly of the capsid and also what stabilizes the capsid before disassembling. â€œWe opened a new chapter in the book of HIV,â€? Schulten said. â€œAnd this chapter is just starting.â€?
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June 17-23, 2013
Free admission for summer movies on Quad Summer Quad Cinema Series enjoyed by community, students BY LAUREN COX STAFF WRITER
Students, Champaign-Urbana residents, children and even dogs sprawled out on blankets and reclined in lawn chairs at 9 p.m. Thursday on the Quad to watch a free screening of “Oz the Great and Powerful.” The screening was this summer’s first of three film showings that comprise the Summer Quad Cinema Series, a summer tradition presented by the Illini Union Board. In addition to Thursday’s screening of “Oz the Great and Powerful,” “42” will be shown on July 18, and “The Great Gatsby” will be shown on Aug. 15. Tearria Beck-Scott, program adviser for Student Programs and Activities at the Illini Union, helps organize the series. Beck-Scott said the series has been a yearly fixture since at least the summer of 2009, in part because it appeals to both students and Champaign-Urbana residents. “It started because it’s a nice program to do in the summer for the people that are here and also people from the community,” Beck-Scott said. “We specifically try to pick movies that we think students would like and people from the community would want to go see.” Beck-Scott said the films chosen for the series are typically both family friendly and recently released. “Oz the Great and Powerful,” for instance, was released on DVD and Blu-ray on Tuesday. Beck-Scott said a filmdistributing company, Swank Motion Pictures, acquires the rights to screen the films publicly for the University. “We try to pick movies that are out of movie theaters but haven’t been released yet, in that window where people may still not have seen them. Those are the movies I want to see,” she said with a laugh.
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Students gather on the Quad to watch “Oz the Great and Powerful,” which is sponsored by the Illini Union Board on Thursday night. “Oz the Great and Powerful” is based on L. Frank Baum’s “Oz” novels and the 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz.” The film stars James Franco and Mila Kunis and was met with box office success upon its March release, grossing more than $490 million worldwide. The screening of the movie on the Quad was preceded by music videos from artists like Daft Punk and Phantogram, played on YouTube and projected onto the film screen. Melanie Studzinski, who graduated in May, said Thursday’s screening of “Oz the Great and Powerful” was her second time attending the Summer Quad Cinema Series, having attended the screening of “The Lorax” last summer. “It’s fun,” Studzinski said. “I had a good group of friends who stayed down here last summer, so we all came out and watched it. It was just something fun to do because sometimes it can get kind of boring over the summer.” Jamie Stadnik, junior in Engineering, also attended Thursday’s screening and said he was drawn to the event because of its free admission. “Free is a nice price to see a movie at,” he said. Beck-Scott said the Summer Quad Cinema Series is
“a pretty inexpensive program” at less than $1,000, in part because the University has its own screen to show the films on. Turnout for the screenings depends on the film and the date of the screening, she said, but the average is a few hundred people. Over 300 people came to the Quad to see Thursday’s screening. “The Quad Day movie is typically huge, like a couple thousand people are out there,” Beck-Scott said. “When they showed ‘Bridesmaids’ a couple of years ago, there was a ton of people out there, like 2,000 people were out there.” For the first time, the series may continue into the fall this year, depending on the turnout for the summer screenings, Beck-Scott said. The Rec Room in the Union runs a special from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. for each screening, selling a bag of popcorn and small soft drink together for $1. “It’s a cosponsorship we do with the Rec Room because it brings people to them, and it’s a nice way to promote us too,” Beck-Scott said.
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University Solar Decathlon team to travel for overseas competition in China BY STEPHEN BOURBON STAFF WRITER
Having experience in competitions building solar houses in the United States since 2007, the Illinois Solar Decathlon team is expanding its horizons and traveling halfway across the world in 2013. The team is taking part in the first competition in China in early August and collaborated with Peking University to construct its house. The competition is biennial, or every two years, although this event is the first one to be hosted in China. Around 20 students will be crossing the Pacific Ocean to China to help finish the house and take part in the competition. “It is 99 percent student-run,” architecture lead Zak Helmick said. “Most of us have never done this before, so a lot of us are still learning.” The team has been in contact with students at Peking University for almost two years now, mainly via Skype and emails during early mornings or late nights as it battled the 13-hour time difference as well as the language barrier to create a “net zero” solar house. The Illinois team is one of 22 teams from 13 countries to take part in the event and the houses will be judged on 10 criteria: architecture, market appeal, engineering,
communications, solar application, comfort zone, hot water, appliances, home entertainment and energy balance. This is the first competition to be held in China, after the United States hosted five events, dating back to 2002, and Spain hosted meets in 2010 and 2012. This is the first time the Solar Decathlon team has worked in coalition with another university on the project, but Illinois faculty advisor Xinlei Wang said that brought up new challenges and opportunities. “The big difference is involving more communication between two countries,” he said. “This helps a lot for their future career in the global economy.” Peking University is the host for the competition, so the Illinois-Peking home is the “showcase” home of the competition. “It’s meant to be the standard for the rest of the homes,” project manager Kevin Donovan said. “It’s pretty cool.” This will be the fourth house that the team has constructed over the past six years. The previous three all now reside around campus in Champaign and Urbana, but this house, named “Etho” will stay in China in the city of Datong, which is about four hours west of Beijing. The 2007 “Element House” is currently at the Chicago Center for Green technology, the 2009 model “Gable Home”
is located near the I-Hotel, and the 2011 “Re_Home” is on South Race Street in Urbana. For the actual materials on the house, the team used resources from all around the world. The house has triple pane thermal windows with built-in blinds from Germany – the best insulated glass in the world, according to Donovan – as well as parts from the United States and China. In addition, the house has translucent, energy-producing skylights in the house from Taiwan. The house is wrapped by zinc panels as well as bamboo cladding along the walls and ceiling. While these extremely environmentally efficient materials can cost more than regular materials, the funding of the house is from both donations and funding from Peking. The team received $100,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy as well as from the National Energy Administration of China to fund the project, among other donors. While the house is currently under construction, it will be finished when Illinois students get to China at varying times during the summer.
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URBANA CITY COUNCIL
Urbana discusses sewer repairs, bike plan BY KAT BOEHLE ASSISTANT ASSIGNMENT EDITOR
The city of Urbana and its residents will share the cost of sewer repairs, the Urbana Committee of the Whole decided Monday after weeks of discussion. Several Urbana residents expressed support for option three, which said that residents will pay for sewer lateral damages up to the public right of way where the city would then pay for damages. “(It is) a fair solution to our sewer lateral concerns,” Urbana resident Evelyn Underwood said. City council members showed support in option three also. Dennis Roberts, Ward 5, said that he believed everyone was in agreement that the city should pay for any pipeline damage in the public right of way. Diane Marlin, Ward 7, said that she was in support of the mayor’s proposal for fixing the public right of way for up to $4,500, saying that this could be done without raising the sewer benefit taxes. She also mentioned that if the city were to pay for too many repairs, it would exceed the budget of $42,000. If the city were to exceed the projected cost, there is a reserve the city can dip into to continue paying for any damages in the public right of way. Charlie Smyth, Ward 1, then suggested that the city should fix sewer damage for up
to $5,000, saying that it should still be able to stay within the sewer budget. He then motioned to move this to council with an amendment of changing the $4,500 to $5,000. “We’ve discussed this very thoroughly, and I think this (option three) is where we’re going,” Eric Jakobsson, Ward 2, said. The ordinance with an amendment was then unanimously moved back to city council. At the beginning of the meeting, Cynthia Johnson of the Urbana Business Association gave a presentation on what the UBA has been doing the past year. Johnson was happy to announce the UBA received a green business certification, becoming the third business in Urbana to receive such a certification. Johnson said that the association also saw a 20 percent increase in membership as well as 36 percent increase in followers on Facebook and a 31 percent increase on Twitter. She also said that the UBA created an “Urbana App” available on the iPhone and Android that lists all of the businesses in Urbana. “We hope you realize it’s been a busy and productive year for the UBA,” Johnson said. Johnson concluded saying that the association is asking for no increase in funding from the city as it is maintaining its current budget. This led into the city council members voting to move a resolution to council that
was on approving and authorizing an agreement for the UBA promotion and marketing services. Jeff Yockey spoke during public comment on behalf of Champaign County Bikes on an ordinance on revising the Urbana Bicycle Master Plan. He spoke mostly on the benefits of having a bike-friendly community like more bike shops to support the local economy. He also said that Urbana is currently at a bronze status as a bicycle-friendly community and that the city has the potential to be of gold status. “If you’re a potential employee of the U of I and you’re moving to the community and you see that Urbana is a gold bicycle friendly community, you’re going to want to move here,” Yockey said. Rebecca Bird, a planner for community developmental services, then spoke on the actual bicycle plan update beginning with that it was originally adopted in 2008 for “environmental and livability” reasons. She then talked about proposing a comprehensive update due to many things that have changed in the biking community since the plan was originally written in 2007. Bird also pointed out it was originally said the plan would be updated every five years when proposed in 2008. To prepare for an update, Bird said that the regional planning commission is pro-
posing to use a PABST survey, a pedestrian and bicycle survey, to help with the city with a good update to satisfy the community’s needs. After discussion from the wards that were in support of going for a gold level bicycle community, the ordinance was moved to council. The meeting was then concluded with budget reviews from the Urbana Free Library, finance department and City Clerk. The Urbana Free Library was represented by Debra Lissak, executive director of the library, who said that the library had a successful year. The only noticeable change in the budget she said was a 7 percent increase in health insurance costs. Comptroller Bill DeJarnette represented the finance department saying that the modifications in this fiscal year’s budget was that it added a new clerk and that the moved parking enforcement from the police department to the finance department. The City Clerk, Phyllis Clark, said that the office hired a secretary in the last year to help out. She did note that the main thing the City Clerk office would like is more space because the city’s files are getting crowded. “In order to protect the history of the city, you need it,” Clark said.
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University employees looking for pension fix with new plan THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
SPRINGFIELD — Illinois university employees would pay more toward their pensions and receive annual retirement-pay increases tied to inflation in a reform plan the Senate president supports, a spokeswoman said Sunday. The proposal was developed largely by the University of Illinois Institute for Government and Public Affairs. It addresses employees of universities and community colleges and has been “unanimously endorsed by the presidents and chancellors of all Illinois public universities,” according to an outline obtained by the Springfield bureau of Lee Enterprises newspapers. Although limited to employees covered by the State Universities Retirement System, it could serve as a template for fixing problems among the other retirement systems, Southern Illinois University President Glenn Poshard said. “It’s going to solve what the leaders are looking for and
it’s better than gridlock,” Poshard told The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan. Rikeesha Phelon, spokeswoman for Senate President John Cullerton, a Chicago Democrat, said Sunday the idea would get a committee hearing Tuesday as lawmakers return to Springfield for a special session called by Gov. Pat Quinn to deal with a $97 billion shortfall in what’s needed to cover retirement costs for five public pension systems. Legislators concluded their spring session May 31 without coming to a resolution. According to a summary of the initiative obtained by The Associated Press, it recommends a phased-in, 2 percent increase in the amount most university and community college employees pay toward retirement — half of 1 percent each year for four years. And annual cost-ofliving adjustments would change from a compounded, 3 percent jump to one-half of the inflation rate.
The employer portion of employee pension contributions, now paid by the state, would be shifted over a dozen years to the schools, by half of 1 percent a year. It would be combined with a guarantee to the institutions of stable funding from the state. New employees would have to participate in a combined traditional pension plan with a defined-contribution arrangement, similar to 401(k) plans in private industry. The plan would reduce the unfunded liability in the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) by 28 percent, from $20.2 billion. It would mean a paid-up SURS system by 2044 and, during that time, reduce state contributions by 47 percent, from $76 billion to $40 billion. Though Cullerton supports the idea, Phelon said it’s uncertain whether he’ll sponsor the legislation. A version was introduced May 31 by Democratic Sen. Michael Hastings of Orland Hills.
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St. John’s Catholic Newman Center offers two masses per day during the school year, but reduces mass to only once a day during the summer due to lower attendance.
Religious communities shrink in summer
As students leave University for summer, churches note their absence BY KAT BOEHLE ASSISTANT ASSIGNMENT EDITOR
When summer comes around, the student population becomes notably less dense, and this is especially noticed by places of worship on campus. Due to the lack of students on campus, many of the campus religious centers adjust accordingly. Marcey Goldstein , office manager of the Cohen Center for Jewish Life, home to the UIUC Hillel said that during the school year they have many activities throughout the week and special programs around holidays and finals. However, she said the foundation does almost nothing during the summer because it is student-based, so a lack of students includes a lack of activities. Goldstein said that the Hillel also cuts back its hours to only five days a week from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. During school semesters, the foundation is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. “But as long as someone’s here, we’re open,” Goldstein said. “It allows for flexibility.” Rabbi Rogerio Cukierman, executive director of the Hillel, said that although there is a lack of activity on campus, there are activities that occur in Chicago where current students reach out to new ones. He also said that 60-70 students go on birthrights to Israel in the summer with two foundation staff members. Due to most of the students being off campus, Cukierman said that there is an adjustment to the weekly service. “During the academic year, students basically lead services,” he said. “During the summer, the community steps up to help.” The St. Andrews Lutheran Church and Campus Center also have seen fewer activities during the summer. Reverend Elaine Olson,
pastor and director of the church and campus as many activities going on during the sumcenter, said that the church still has programs mer, but the church and foundation will still over the summer for any students who do stay have Bible studies. on campus, but it is mostly planned by the stuThe St. John’s Catholic Newman Center also dents themselves. sees a decrease in services offered, said JenThe church does still worship once a week nifer LaMontagne, director of marketing and during the summer, and it is mostly attended communications. During the school year, the church offers two masses per day while during by graduate students, Olson said. “We’re here when people want to drop the summer this is cut down to one per day. by and say hello,” she said. A decrease in other servic“We’re a touchstone if anyes is also seen as during the one needs us.” school year, there are daily Although Olson said that opportunities for confession while in summer it is only student population does decrease significantly, she did offered once a week. There add that this does not mean a are also no more panel or ministry events. lack of contact with students Unlike most of the campus who leave for the summer. “We stay in contact throughchurches, the Newman Center out the summer through email has a “built-in” student comand Facebook,” Olson said. munity with a residence and dining hall. LaMontagne said “We have students all over that during the school year, the country and world — just because they’re not here this hall houses 586 students, doesn’t mean we don’t keep in and it decreased to 25 stucontact with them.” dents this summer. ROGERIO CUKIERMAN, An even more significant “It gets pretty quiet,” she rabbi and executive director decrease in student populasaid. “We miss the students of the Hillel tion is seen at the McKinley terribly when they’re gone.” Presbyterian Church and Foundation. Keith However, LaMontagne said that the NewHarris, associate pastor and executive direc- man Center is looking forward to the sumtor, said that most undergraduates go home, mer homecoming during the weekend of July and they see an overall 80 percent decrease 19-21 where alumni and current students come back to campus. in student population. The event includes ministry reunions, social “We’re still trying to be a resource,” Harris said. “A lot (of students) go away though events, spiritual talks, masses and a service project. This is open to anyone who has been versus the fall.” Because of this, Harris said there will be involved with the ministries, has lived at the a decrease in services due to a decrease in Newman Center or has gone to mass, past or need. He also said that there will not be near current students.
“During the academic year, students basically lead services. During the summer, the community steps up to help.”
“We’re really excited for homecoming,” LaMontagne said. “(We’re) hoping to see a lot of students and alumni to give us a boost until move-in day.” A church in the campus area that does not see a vast difference in attendance between the school year and summer is the Central Illinois Islamic Center and Mosque, said Izzat El Hajj, a member of the mosque. Hajj said that, like most churches, they see a big decrease in undergraduate students, but because so many families from the community are members, the center, he estimates, doesn’t see as big of a decrease. Because the mosque is close with the Muslim Student Association, Hajj said that most activities for students happen during the school year when MSA is active. Even then, he said that most activities coordinated are targeted toward both students and the community. One of the main things that do change during the summer is that more activities are offered to children like field trips, said Hanan Jaber, another member of the mosque. She also said that the holiest month of the year happens the summer: Ramadan. Jaber said that this is when people of the mosque fast from sunrise to sunset and then they everyone gets together that evening for a big community dinner. These dinners happen every day for the whole month of Ramadan. “(The) primary purpose is self-control,” Hajj said. “If you can control your hunger, you can control other things like anger.” Jaber said that it is a very nice month as there is nothing like eating as a community to bring people closer together.
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SOUND OF SUMMER Bud Light Summer Stage entertains campustown with local music Saturday night
BY AUSTIN BAIRD DESIGN EDITOR
The great risk of rain did little to deter festival lovers from making a crowd at the Bud Light Summer Stage event Saturday. The entertainment festival, which was presented by the Champaign Center Partnership and sponsored by many Campustown businesses, consisted of five bands on two separate stages. The Pinnacle Vodka Stage hosted country band the Feudin’ Hillbillies, while the Wright Street Summer Stage welcomed bands including The Struggle, Dirty Feathers, Elsinore and Sun Stereo. An eclectic audience came together for a variety of music. “We see a great diversity in the crowd. I think that’s the key,” said T.J. Blakeman, executive director of the Champaign Center Partnership. Blakeman said the biggest difference, among other changes, between this year and last year was the addition of the second stage. “Last year was our first year of Summer Stage. This year we brought on more corporate sponsors. Bud Light came on, which was big for us and allowed us to expand the festival to two stages instead of one. It expanded the entire footprint of the festival. We were able to close both Sixth Street and more of Green Street,” he said. The event also allowed local bands to showcase their music to new audiences due to a greater turnout than last year. Andrew Kling, member of Dirty Feathers, a local band who performed at Summer Stage last year, explained how great such reception is for a local band. “It’s awesome,” Kling said, “We’ve been playing throughout town for a couple years now, and it’s really nice to play to new people as much as we can. I saw a lot of new faces out there tonight.”
Rainy weather had been predicted for both before and after the outdoor event; in spite of this, Blakeman remained calm. “I have a really good weather app on my phone. It gives me (the forecast) every hour, even down to the minute. I was calm. I wasn’t too worried,” he said. The Champaign Center Partnership hopes for an even better turnout next year. “We can expect even more. The point is to try and continue to grow it, to change it, to improve it and I think we will continue to do that. Our whole existence is to promote downtown, midtown and campustown, and this is one of our premiere events. So, we’re going to keep it and keep working that way,” Blakeman said. “The whole point of this festival is to reintroduce campustown to people from all across the community and of all demographics because we have such wonderful businesses and such wonderful changes happening, and we want to show that off.”
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“The whole purpose of this festival is to reintroduce campustown to people from all across the community” T.J. BLAKEMAN, executive director of Champaign Center Partnership
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Andrew Kling, band member of The Dirty Feathers, performs at the Bud Light Summer Stage on Green Street on Saturday.
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1. Rapper Jay Moses performs with the band The Struggle at the Bud Light Summer Stage on Green Street on Saturday. 2. A crowd watches as the Fuedinâ€™ Hillbilies perform on Saturday. 3. Andrew Kling, local musician from The Dirty Feathers, leads set while playing his guitar.
4. Ryan Groff, lead vocalist of the local band Elsinore, which performed on Saturday. 5. Two members of The Dirty Feathers perform on stage Saturday.
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Individual rights must extend to Internet, phone surveillance
he biggest question resounding from Edward Snowden’s recent NSA leaks begs whether our rights and privacies are being infringed upon as American citizens, Internet users and communicators. President Barack Obama addressed us saying that “nobody is listening to (our) telephone calls.” But while our President’s words may be sufficient enough to convince some Americans that the desired privacy of our conversations are being upheld and that content is not being collected, many aren’t so quick to follow. It’s one situation to know that our data is being collected; it’s another to know what’s being done with it. Internet and cell phone use make us part of — and reflect — the global economy. Within these technologies, the lines between what is corporate, public and personal become blurry, especially as we operate within social networks and email. We effortlessly create copies of our own thoughts and lives by operating our Facebook pages, Twitter feeds, Instagram accounts, and Gmail messages. The traces we leave using these commodities are often searchable; they are unlike private, in-person conversations. The Internet may not be “real life,” but it can be monitored with ease and with the kind of opaqueness that physical observations of people cannot. Is it ignorant for people to operate under the assumption that what they do on the Internet and on their phones is entirely private? The answer is ambiguous. The Internet’s internationalism has catalyzed worldwide commodity trading; it has deeply changed human communication. Therefore, the civil liberties that Americans are entitled to while engaging in everyday, face-toface interactions must now extend to the intangible realms of the Internet. Attention must be drawn toward
the panic and sense of violation that many Americans felt upon hearing of Edward Snowden’s leaks. If our individual rights are not covered on the Internet, this sense of surveillance could thwart American — and potentially global — consciousness. In the fight against terror, the need for government surveillance is certainly justified. Yet, the question of how the government can work to oversee only a select and suspicious few, in lieu of looking to what vast numbers of citizens are doing, remains unclear. It would be naive to suggest that we live in an unthreatening world. Likewise, we cannot expect the Internet to be without regulation; but as it becomes a reflection of our world, we must consider how the relationship between the two reads legally. As we look to what is to come of this leak, and to the fate of Snowden, the United States has every reason to prosecute him. But the United States also needs to consider how the world is evolving. We need to think about how the changing use of the Internet and cell phones fits into the lives of thinking, writing, speaking and self-expressing Americans who use traceable technologies. The Fourth Amendment needs extension — or at least acknowledgement — over the paperless, but nonetheless written documentation of our lives on the Internet. Citizens’ rights “to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures,” as the Fourth Amendment states, needs to find a way to apply to cyberspace. When the Internet begins reflecting our “persons and papers,” we need to be adequately protected. We desire some privacy in our online lives. As long as the NSA and the U.S. government respect those rights and begin to create litigation to ensure the respect of civil liberties online and over the phone, the U.S. government should not be criticized for its security practices.
Internet and cell phone use make us part of — and reflect — the global economy.
U.S. military fails to properly defend, represent sexual assault survivors MATT PASQUINI Opinions columnist
he right has put themselves on a moral pedestal throughout the past few weeks due to scandals within the executive branch of the government involving the IRS, Justice Department and State Department. They have stigmatized the government as a corrupt institution that seldom operates within the law. While I acknowledge and half-heartedly sympathize with their cynicism and frustration, due to my questioning of their ulterior motives (their deep disdain for President Obama), yet another scandal worth our attention has surfaced. It pertains to the most highly-regarded and well-respected institutions in the world — the United States Military. The ongoing scandal of sexual assault within the military is most disturbing and has been plaguing our armed forces for far too long. Within past weeks, U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., introduced legislation that would diverge the power of discretion in prosecuting military personnel accused of sexual assault from military commanders to independent, experienced military prosecutors. The chiefs of the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps strongly opposed this legislation despite their inability to cite cases of a commander being relieved of his or her duties for ignoring a report of sexual assault. The top brass’ lack of willingness to bring about any legitimate change to the chain of command concerning reports of sexual assault is a prime example of institutional failure and the perpetuation of rape culture. Giving sexual assault a slap on the wrist, especially in such a male-dominated institution, is a disgrace and a major debasement to the integrity of our top military generals. According to Pentagon estimates, there were about 19,000 sexual assaults in 2011 in the U.S. military; that number aggravated to 26,000 in 2012. That is an increase — in the span of only a year — of more than 35 percent. Even more disturbing, according to the Department of Defense Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, of the 26,000 estimated sexual assaults in 2012 in the military, only 3,374 were reported, and of those, only 238 were convicted. These are incredibly troubling numbers because they show that of the estimated number of sexual assaults less than one percent of perpetrators were convicted and only about 13 percent of cases were reported. It’s a flawed sys-
tem that fails to fairly represent survivors and fails to justly prosecute the accused. These numbers are also part of a bigger picture. Under the current chain of command, reporting a case of sexual abuse can hinder a commander’s chance of a promotion because a violent crime under his or her watch would not reflect positively. Therefore, it is common for the assailant to receive a nominal punishment or an honorable discharge due to a “personality disorder.” Furthermore, the system that is currently in place creates a fear of retaliation. There have been many reported cases where the tables were turned on the victim, and the victim was reprimanded, and in some cases, discharged — victim blaming. I think most people would assume that any institution with such a high stature would do its best to protect its devoted members, but the reality is contrary to the assumption. It instead appears as if they are protecting their reputation. The Catholic Church has found itself treading in the same waters with their scandals of sexual abuse that are heavily linked to a similar rule where church leaders are not obligated to report any cases to independent investigators. There are strong parallels between both the church and the military, and they both revolve around an institutional failure regarding procedures dealing with cases of sexual assault. While I am a strong supporter of our military and admit that they are a strong source of national pride, something needs to be done. The military’s top brass needs to swallow their pride and admit that their current system does not work. It fails to create an environment that matches the proud and honorable aura that surrounds the U.S. Armed Forces. There is more that can and should be done, such as legislation like Sen. Gillibrand’s that need to be introduced. Even further, steps need to be taken that will over time dissolve the rape culture present in the military such as the promotion of women into higher ranks as well as the availability of education, outreach and support to survivors of sexual crimes. In the meantime, commanders who dismiss such cases need to be relieved of their duties in the way Maj. Gen. Michael Harrison, commander of U.S. Army-Japan, was earlier this month. Sen. Gillibrand’s legislation is a promising start to potential changes in addressing the issue of sexual abuse in the military. This issue is far too serious for it to be just another story in the media and must remain prevalent until something substantial is done.
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Men’s track and field season characterized by youth Team sets high future expectations after finishing ‘minimally’ acceptable 2013 season BY LANRE ALABI STAFF WRITER
Illinois men’s track and field head coach Mike Turk is happy with his team’s performance this season, but barely. “After this year, I think we’re at the lower-end level of where we’d like to be,” Turk said. “That’s minimally acceptable. Our goal is to win championships, so we’re definitely seeing the signs that we’re headed in the right direction.” The team began with a moderately successful indoor stint that saw them crack the top-10 performances in school history 20 times in 13 events. The team went through nine meets in the indoor circuit, culminating with the Big Ten and NCAA championships. The Illini had a number of brilliant performances at the Big Ten Championships with Brandon Stryganek finishing first in the 60 meter dash and the same result for Stephon Pamilton in the 400-meter dash. The sprinting pair also finished second and third, respectively, in the 200 meters. Vanier Joseph and Cam Viney both had a good meet with them pair finishing second and fourth in the 60-meter hurdles. In the heptathlon, Steve Monte finished with a meet fourthbest total of 5,577 points while his teammate Corey Hammon finished in sixth with 5,433 points. Both point totals broke Steve Weatherford’s school record. Illinois finished the indoor Big Ten Championship in second place with a team total of 87.5 points. At the indoor NCAA Championship, Illinois didn’t have as much influence on the national stage as they had hoped or as they did at the conference meet. The team finished tied for 49th place without any national champion. The 1600-meter
relay finished ninth, just one place off earning All-American honors. The distance medley did have better luck with that squad finishing in seventh place and all members of the relay getting All-American honors. In the outdoor season, Illinois saw great improvements in their individual performances. Although they didn’t set any new school records outdoor, the Illini broke into the school’s top-10 performances 14 times in 12 events. Illinois competed in 10 outdoor meets with seven individual titles at the Big Ten-SEC Challenge and claimed team victories at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic, Lee Calhoun Invitational and the prestigious Drake Relays. The team continued on to the Big Ten Championship where they had the chance to make up for their runner-up finish during the indoor season. Pamilton repeated a feat he performed indoor, winning the 400 meters again. Joseph avenged his second place finish in the indoor 60m hurdles by winning the outdoor 110-meter hurdles. In the relays, the Illini finished in the top-three in both relays they competed in. The 400-meter relay finished third and the 1600-meter relay was runner-up in its event. The team received similar results in the field events. In the pole vault, Cody Klein was the first runner-up while his Illini compatriot Matthew Bane finished tied for third. Although they saw better performances individually, the Illini finished the outdoor conference meet in fourth place with 86 points. The team carried its confidence through the NCAA West Preliminary round and qualified three individual athletes and members of two relay squads to the NCAA Champion-
ship. Juan Green finished the 400 with the 14th-best time and Hunter Mickow finished the 10,000-meter distance race in 15th place as both athletes earned second-team All-American honors. The 400-meter relay had a disappointing meet, falling short of a spot in the final race. The 1600-meter relay had a much better showing, finishing 5th place and all the members of the squad named All-Americans. “We were shooting for a top-five, top-three finish,” Green said. “We knew what our (ideal) time was and we knew we had to run really fast.” DJ Zahn added: “Realistically we looking to win but we’re going to take away positives from coming in fifth.” The team and Illini fans certainly will certainly have more promise for the future. Six of the seven athletes that made it to nationals will be returning next year, joined by a group of new athletic recruits. “I’m proud of these guys this year, both indoors and outdoors,” Turk said. “I think it’s a signal that we have a lot of quality depth and talent. I feel pretty good about where we are going to be as a program next year. This is the first year in a while that I’m not looking at next year thinking ‘these recruits will do X-Y-Z for us.’ That’s not to say that we don’t have good recruits coming in but it means we’re a much better team than previous years. I feel good that we have talented guys coming in but in more supportive roles. Some of those guys will exceed that but really the core of our team is returning and we’ll be pretty strong.”
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Closing out in style, Illini look to future Women’s track completes impressive season with 14th-place finish at Championships
BY LANRE ALABI STAFF WRITER
It was pretty much what everyone expected. The Illinois women’s track and field team completed an impressive season that matched its talent level and provided a repeat individual national champion. The team had a total of 15 school records broken this year as well as winning a Big Ten indoor title. “We got a lot of things accomplished,” head coach Tonja Buford-Bailey said. “Everybody performed well, and we pushed hard. We have just tried to come out of each meet with success, and that’s what we’ve done so far.” The team competed in seven meets during the indoor season and showed their potential from the very first meet. Illinois won the Illini Classic which they hosted with an impressive 241.5 team points. The Illini won a whopping 11 of 16 events at the meet in a dominant team performance. They continued this form through a couple of ‘non-team scored’ meets and all the way to the Big Ten Championships. At the conference meet, the Illini won five individual events and the 1600-meter relay. Pole-vaulter Stephanie Richartz claimed her first conference title on the first day of the meet with a schoolrecord 4.25 meter vault. She was joined on the second day by Breeana Coleman who won the 60-meter hurdles, ahead of Jesica Ejesieme, who finished in third place. Morolake Akinosun won the 100 meter dash and came
in second place in the 200 meters. Akinosun was bested by teammate Ashley Spencer in the 200, and the 12-time Big Ten champion claimed another crown in the 400 meter dash. Samantha Murphy pitched in with valuable points, coming in second and third in the 600-meter and 800-meter finals respectively. Illinois put forth an impressive 115-point team total to claim the conference title for the first time since 1996. The team then moved on to the indoor NCAA Championship with a load of optimism. Although they had no national champions at the end of the weekend, the Illini had four All-Americans named on the final day of the meet. Illinois had a total of 14 team points to finish as the 14th-best women’s team in the nation. Illinois had a more hectic schedule in the outdoor circuit, competing in 11 meets in approximately three months. Earning wins with its relay squads at the prestigious Texas Relays, Sun Angel Classic and LSU Alumni Gold meets, Illinois went into the Drake Relays with a goal of capturing the Hy-Vee Cup, a trophy that amalgamates team performances in five relays to select a team winner. Illinois won three of those relays (sprint medley, 400-meter, 1,600-meter) and claimed 42 out of 50 possible points to outclass the Drake field and win the trophy. Next up on the team’s to-do list was the outdoor Big Ten meet. Richartz, Spencer and Murphy were all crowned
Big Ten champions in their individual events. Spencer did double duty in the 200 and 400 and she was also part of the 1600-meter relay team that won the conference title. Spencer also joined the 400 relay crew in a second place finish. In total, the Illini had five Big Ten crowns but fell short of the conference indoor-outdoor team double. The team finished the meet in second place with 120 points. After qualifying seven athletes at the NCAA West Preliminary Round, the next step for the team was the national championships. The team earned nine All-American honors at nationals and broke a school record four times during the meet. The Illini’s performance at the meet was headlined by Spencer’s lifetime best performance to defend her national title in the 400. The team earned 22 points at this meet for an identical 14th-place finish. Buford-Bailey’s squad boasts promise in the form of its incoming recruiting class that Illini fans can get excited about. “I feel like we have a really strong team,” BufordBailey said. “The team we have going is pretty good and with a few more people, we can be just as strong or better. We have a couple of kids that are signed coming into the distance area and the hurdles. I think they’re really going to strengthen the team.”
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Illini Misia Kedzierski returns the ball during the game versus Michigan State on April 7. The Illini won the match with a 6-1 score.
Scholars with dollars: Should studentathletes be financially compensated? As college athletic year ends, student-athletes weigh in on whether they should be paid BY STEPHEN BOURBON STAFF WRITER
Those left in the Georgia Dome are exuberant. Louisville has just won the NCAA men’s basketball national championship, and players, coaches and fans are soaking in the rain of confetti that covers the floor. Head coach Rick Pitino, smiling and embracing his players, is headed for more than a $6 million payday. Jim Nantz, conducting interviews on a set-up stage with the championship trophy, represents CBS. The company will be making millions after it signed a multi-billion dollar contract to showcase the tournament on its family of networks. Louisville players are already donning their championship hats and T-shirts with the familiar blue NCAA logo, which are sure to make a nice chunk of revenue when sold. While seemingly everyone in the picture is earning a pretty penny because of the game, it is the players who will be the only ones not lining their pockets after the victory. Is something wrong with this picture? The debate on whether college athletes should be paid has intensified as the industry of college athletics has become a more lucrative business. The 2013 Final Four was the highest rated in eight years, according to Nielsen Media Research, and the television revenue from advertising exceeded $1 billion in 2012, according to Kantar Media. The NCAA doesn’t allow for its participants to be paid in order to keep their amateur status before turning professional and making
money playing sports. While the majority of collegiate athletes are compensated in scholarships and benefits for playing in their respective sports, some see the free education as not being enough. Without the players, there wouldn’t be any competition. Since many sports have away games during school, most athletes will miss classes because of traveling and practices while in-season. In an attempt to rectify the situation, Illinois offers student-athletes the Irwin Academic Services Center, which is an athlete-only study area complete with tutors to help players get caught up on schoolwork. Other freebies for athletes include merchandise, blue Nike backpacks and other assorted small handouts. “I know regular students have to take 12 hours to be a full-time student, we have to take 15,” sophomore running back Dami Ayoola said. “I know I took 18 (hours) last semester on top of being a freshman and playing on the field. It wasn’t the easiest thing. It takes an extraordinary person to do that.” Ayoola said he is at the stadium with the football team 28 hours a week, but players exceed that to earn more playing time. No matter the sport, the work revolves through the calendar year — whether the sport competes in the fall, spring or both. Many athletes spend holidays and summer breaks to stay with the team and practice almost year-round. However, the main entree in this world of revenue sharing has been the popular sports:
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Majority of sports lose money for UI Revenue Expenses Net
Football $30,816,174 $16,712,294 $14,103,880
Men’s Basketball $15,931,518 $7,039,150 $8,892,368
Women’s Basketball $862,586 $2,742,883 -$1,880,297
Baseball $628,966 $1,127,546 -$498,580
Men’s Golf $384,666 $687,140 -$302,474
Women’s Golf $248,104 $457,290 -$209,186
Men’s Gymnastics $322,617
Women’s Gymnastics $623,042
Men’s Tennis $298,345
Women’s Tennis $412,331
Men’s Track $538,617
Women’s Track $902,696
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ATHLETES FROM PAGE 12 football and men’s basketball. The television contract between Time Warner and CBS to broadcast the ‘March Madness’ basketball tournament, featuring the top 68 men’s basketball teams in the country, is worth nearly $11 billion dollars over the next 14 years, according to Fox Business. Football and basketball certainly do the heavy lifting for making money for the Division of Intercollegiate Athletics; in fact, the two sports are the only ones that make any money at all. According to reports submitted to the NCAA by the DIA, every single other varsity sport at the school loses money, while the big two still propel the Illinois budget into the black. If the DIA was seen as a business model, there would be two successful branches, while the other 17 push the company toward debt. Despite that, the DIA does, in fact, make money, and it opens the door to say there are funds available to give to athletes. “What would be good is about $1,000 per month,” Ayoola said. “Nothing too big. But we do a tough job, and I think it’s time people start realizing it.” The DIA’s bottom line could get into some trouble, however, if the two main sports begin to falter. During the 2011 season, the Illini football team was 7-6 and had eight home games – an unusually high amount for a season. Despite the moderate success, the Illini faithful mostly stayed home, averaging just 50,708 fans per game – a far cry from Memorial Stadium’s capacity of 60,670. The football team earned more than $28 million in revenue in 2011; however, if the big money isn’t coming in as expected, then there is less to spread around to the rest of the sports. In 2012, the football team was an abysmal 2-10 and did not record a conference win. Attendance reflected the team’s failures and dipped to 45,564 fans per game. Trying to implement a compensation system that is fair to all sports involved can be difficult. One of the most realistic and descriptive systems was a model designed by Sports Illustrated’s George Dohrmann and a host of specialists. A coalition of several experts, including an accountant and current and former college athletes, put together a model to cut costs and ultimately pay studentathletes $1,000 per month. While the principle seems sound, there are casualties. Dohrmann and his team of experts said that football
scholarships would be cut down as well as relegating many varsity sports to the club level to cut costs. Again, Title IX would ensure gender equality, but there would undoubtedly be an uproar from the smaller sports deemed “expendable.” One of Dohrmann’s main supporting points about cutting down smaller sports is the fact that they lose so much money, yet the NCAA requires them. For universities with both a Division I football and basketball program, the NCAA requires the school to have 16 varsity-level sports. Not all athletes unconditionally support the pay-for-play model, however. “I’m indifferent. We got a lot as it is, and I’m not one to say that we need more,” senior tennis player Misia Kedzierski said. “But we don’t have a job and this basically is our job, so I could understand why people would want it.” The Illinois women’s tennis team, which competes in both the fall and spring seasons, is able to afford full scholarships for its eight-player roster. Because of Title IX, an equality law passed in 1972, scholarships and benefits are more readily available to female athletes. Even though the team is generous with its scholarships, it is one of the best of the small sports financially. The Illini team “only” lost $224,299 in 2011, which was the third-lowest deficit among the sports in debt. Another large part of the system in place is in the form of a per diem, a benefit given for road games. The athletes are given a daily cash budget that is intended to be spent on food while traveling on the road for away games. The amount varies per sport, although in some cases, the cash handout is more than enough for food costs and is used for recreational spending. For example, Ayoola said that football players get $100 per day to spend on food and still gets $20 per day even when meals are provided. On the other hand, Ashley Spencer from women’s track and field said each team member gets $25-30 per day. If this sort of inequality was reflected in a pay-for-play model — where compensation was based on how much revenue the team generated — the successful “smaller” sports would be overlooked even more. “I think it should be based on performance, definitely,” Kedzierski said. “Our football team did not do well last year ... while our men’s gymnastics team won the national championship and they practice in a building with no air conditioning. It’s a little ridiculous.” While athletes are pushing for more compensation for their hard work in their respective sports, some students
resent the idea that athletes seem to get more from the University, solely on the fact that they are good at sports. There is no doubt that student-athletes receive more benefits overall than the regular student, however, the argument lies in if those perks are justified. Athletes receive consideration when enrolling into the University and the standards established by the school are irrelevant. The baseline minimums for a Division I scholarship are an 18 ACT and a 2.0 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) coming out of high school, although that will be raised to a 2.3 starting in 2015. In addition, the player must maintain a 2.0 throughout their college career to stay eligible, according to the New York Daily News. As mentioned above, the athletes have access to facilities and resources to help stay eligible that the regular student does not, and that irks some students. “That’s not fair. We all worked our asses off to get here,” sophomore Kelly Pendergast said. “We should all have the same benefits. I don’t care if they’re busy; I’m busy too.” While both sides seem unhappy at the moment, there doesn’t seem to be any movement in either direction. Student-athletes won’t stop receiving their benefits as long as the DIA has over $16 million to throw around from its budget. Troubling news, however, for players and supporters of the pay-for-play idea came from NCAA President Mark Emmert in 2011. Emmert told USA Today that he “loathed” the idea amid a recruiting scandal involving improper benefits given to star Auburn quarterback Cam Newton. “I can think of all kinds of compelling reasons why not to do it. I can’t think of a compelling reason why to do it,” he told the paper. “There’s a constant discussion that we ought to stop pretending that student-athletes are amateurs, that they’re really professionals, that they ought to be paid. I understand that perspective, but I just profoundly disagree with it.” Back in Atlanta, Ga., the confetti downpour is just about finished. For the NCAA, however, these pieces of confetti papers might as well be dollar bills, as they just completed one of the most successful tournaments in recent memory. The only difference is, while the confetti rains upon those players left on the court, they won’t be seeing any checks from the NCAA anytime soon.
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Bruins find potent line Marmol blows 3-run lead combination in Game 2 in rare save opportunity Julien puts Kelly, Paille and Seguin together in effective mix Despite setup success, former Cubs closer can’t finish off to lead Boston to overtime victory over Chicago to tie series Mets as Sveum rests Gregg after 4 consecutive appearances BY ANDREW SELIGMAN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
CHICAGO — Boston Bruins coach Claude Julien has been trying different lines since center Gregory Campbell broke his right leg in the Eastern Conference finals against Pittsburgh. He hit on one combination in a big way on Saturday night. Chris Kelly, Daniel Paille and Tyler Seguin played together in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals and were responsible for both of the goals in Boston’s 2-1 overtime victory against the Chicago Blackhawks that evened the series at a game apiece. “I think Claude is just trying to find different chemistry with different guys, who’s going on any given night,” Kelly said. “Claude has a pretty good feel for his players. I think our line got thrown together, I don’t know, end of the first, beginning of the second. I thought we went out there and played well.” The Bruins had a terrible first period, but Paille and Kelly teamed up to tie the game at 14:58 in the second. Paille was stopped by Corey Crawford, but Kelly was there to poke in the rebound. Seguin passed to Paille for the winning score in overtime, giving the Bruins the momentum with the series shifting to Boston for Game 3 on Monday night. “It’s a hunch from a coach,” Julien said. “I know that Dan is a great skater, can make a lot of things happen. Seguin after the first period was one of the guys that picked up his game.
Kelly was one of the guys that was good right from the start. I put those three guys together and they answered.”
Toews honored Jonathan Toews prides himself on contributing on both ends, so capturing the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL’s top defensive forward was a nice pat on the back. The Chicago Blackhawks captain was announced as the winner on Friday evening, beating out fellow centers Patrice Bergeron of the Bruins and Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings. “You never expect those things,” Toews said after Saturday’s morning skate. “There are so many great players around the league that could be recognized for that — not just around the league, but in this locker room, too. You’re seeing the reason we’ve gone so far in the playoffs, because of so many different guys.” Toews was third in the league with a plus-28 rating in 47 games in the regular season, helping Chicago post the most points in the NHL. He was second on the Blackhawks with 48 points (23 goals, 25 assists), shared the league lead with 56 takeaways and ranked second in the NHL with a 59.9 faceoff percentage. Toews also was a finalist for the Selke after the 2010-11 season. “I thought Jonny had a real solid year when I look offensively what his production was like, but defensively — we always keep scoring chances for and against — he had one of those years that the numbers jumped off the charts,” coach Joel Quenneville said.
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Boston Bruins center Chris Kelly (23) looks for a pass as Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) looks on in the first period during
Chicago’s Patrick Kane watched LeBron James and Dwyane Wade step up for the Miami Heat in Game 4 of the NBA Finals on Thursday and drew a little inspiration. “You see something like that, it makes you want to (do it),” he said. With big performances from their big stars, the Heat beat San Antonio 109-93 to tie their series. James had 33 points and 11 rebounds after failing to score 20 in any of the first three games of the series. Wade scored 32, 11 more than his previous high this postseason, and Chris Bosh matched his playoff high with 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. Kane knows a thing or two about delivering in big moments. After all, he scored the winning goal against Philadelphia in the 2010 Stanley Cup finals, ending a 49-year championship drought for Chicago, and even though he’s been rather quiet in these playoffs, he also turned in one of his most memorable performances. That was in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals against the Los Angeles Kings. He scored three goals, including the winner in double-overtime, as the Blackhawks knocked off the defending champions and got back to the championship round.
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NEW YORK — The combination of Carlos Marmol and save situations has tested the patience of Chicago Cubs fans like little else this season. Filling in because Kevin Gregg had been used four days in a row, the erstwhile Cubs closer allowed a three-run homer to Kirk Nieuwenhuis that capped a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth inning and let the New York Mets salvage what had been shaping up as another sorry afternoon, startling Chicago 4-3 on Sunday. “It’s tough,” Marmol said. “It’s tough for anybody. When you blow a save, you lost the game.” Marmol has mostly pitched well in a setup role this season. But manager Dale Sveum turned to Marmol because he wanted someone with experience as a closer to hold a three-run lead in the ninth. “The other guys never have had to get those last three outs, besides maybe (Shawn) Camp, but he hasn’t gotten a big league game yet in a while,” Sveum said. “You’ve got some leeway with him walking guys or whatever. You don’t expect the home runs.” Left-hander James Russell pitched a scoreless eighth inning. Camp recently rejoined the Cubs from the disabled list, and righthanders Carlos Villanueva, Blake Parker, Hector Rondon and Henry Rodriguez were in the bullpen, too. Rodriguez did a brief stint closing games for the Nationals, Villanueva began the season as a starter, but has been effective in the bullpen, and Parker has eight strikeouts in 7 2/3 innings this season. “I mean, like I said, it’s only certain people that can get them last three outs sometimes,” Sveum said. “It’s still that something is going on in the other innings that’s not going on in that last inning.” Sveum has seen Marmol, who is two for four in save chances this season, be effective in the eighth inning and earlier, even though he has kept his reputation as a target of testy fans’ ire. “Well, that’s no fun for anybody. And we know the reactions he gets,” Sveum said. “We’ve come to find out right now that obviously he has trouble with the last three outs.” Matt Garza pitched seven scoreless innings, and the Cubs scored twice on a madcap play that featured three bad throws by Mets infielders, giving Chicago a 3-0 lead. “It happens, you know,” Garza said. “I think it’s tough for anybody. But the guy it’s toughest on is Marmol. He tries really hard and he wants it really bad. It just happens.” Marmol (2-4) allowed a long leadoff homer to Marlon Byrd before walking Lucas Duda. After a visit from Sveum, he pitched John Buck low and away, eventually yielding an opposite-field single. Omar Quintanilla sacrificed the runners ahead, and Marmol peered into the Cubs dugout. Marmol remained in the game, however,
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New York Mets Kirk Nieuwenhuis (9) removes his cap as he runs past Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Carlos Marmol (49) after hitting a ninth inning, and Nieuwenhuis took him deep off the facing of the second deck in right field. Nieuwenhuis recently was promoted to the majors after slumping earlier this season and getting demoted to Triple-A. Bobby Parnell (5-3) pitched the top of the ninth. Garza gave up three hits and struck out five, and was all set up for his second win in five starts this season. He bounced back nicely from his last time out, when he allowed nine earned runs and 11 hits. “My location wasn’t really there all the time,” Garza said. “Felt comfortable and felt like I had a little bit of rhythm.” He got some help when the Mets pingponged the ball around the infield in the fifth inning. Alfonso Soriano came to the plate with two outs and the Cubs up 1-0 after Starlin Castro singled and Nate Schierholtz walked. Third baseman David Wright made a diving stop to his left to grab Soriano’s hard grounder, then sailed his throw over the head of first baseman Daniel Murphy. The ball bounced off the wall back to Murphy and he picked it up and fired off-balance home, trying to stop Castro from scoring. Murphy’s throw went past Buck at the plate, bonked off a wall and caromed toward third. Quintanilla was there, having come over from shortstop to back up the original play, and he sprinted in and flipped the ball toward the plate. That throw skittered wide, too, prompting the third groan in a row from the crowd, each one louder than the last. The Cubs seemed well on their way to a sweep and a four-game winning streak. Then, just like that, it had all fallen apart and they were left to contemplate a long flight before a homestand against the Cardinals.
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Today’s Birthday Review your accomplishments, talents and priorities to choose which opportunities to snag first this year. Organize, budget and delegate to manage it all with ease. Your people are your key resources. Play and explore together. Invigorate exercise practices for balance. Dance under the moon.
ARIES (MARCH 21-APRIL 19) Today is an 8 — Tackle a job that you’ve been postponing. A partner’s opinion is important. Compromise for harmony. Watch where you’re going; there are unexpected developments ahead. Inspire your own transformation. Discover new resources. Cook up a storm!
TAURUS (APRIL 20-MAY 20) Today is a 9 — Back to work, big time, over the next two days. Your team is hot. You’re the practical one. Stick to the basics. Accept encouragement. Work with focus, determination and purpose. Make sure everyone has water.
GEMINI (MAY 21-JUNE 20) Today is a 7 — Jump on a surprise invitation. Enjoy the game without taking expensive risks. Make a bold move. Maintain objectivity. Keep the goal in mind. Provide what’s needed. Take care; there’s danger of breakage now.
CANCER (JUNE 21-JULY 22) Today is a 7 — The next two days are good for domestic projects, although travel with a companion is more fun. Don’t venture into new territory before doing the homework. Stand up for what’s right. Your assets increase in value.
LEO (JULY 23-AUG. 2) Today is a 7 — Update your skills for the next few days. Pay back a debt. Work in your garden. There’s quite a bounty! Accept a challenge and act quickly. Don’t gamble or go shopping. Be open to suggestions.
VIRGO (AUG. 23-SEPT. 22) Today is a 9 — New profits become available. Passions rise. Make sure you’ll make enough to pay expenses. Intuitive input from your partner helps. Invest in your home. Take action on a great deal with a short window.
LIBRA (SEPT. 23-OCT. 22) Today is a 9 — You’re stronger, and the inspection continues. Your daily work is inspired. Don’t take on more than you can handle unless you’re an excitement junkie. Go full throttle, and it gets chaotic. Take it slower, for a sustainable pace.
SCORPIO (OCT. 23-NOV. 21) Today is a 7 — Review your priorities. Continue to seek out alternatives. Don’t worry about the money. There’s some coming
in. Deadlines are looming, though. Better get back to work. It’s a good time to ask questions.
SAGITTARIUS (NOV. 22-DEC. 21) Today is a 7 — Let another carry the ball. Upgrade household technology, and get systems in order. Let events take their own course. Express love to the one you’re with. Tell the truth.
CAPRICORN (DEC. 22-JAN. 19) Today is a 7 — Career matters are in the forefront, with new opportunities developing. Make a startling insight. Assert your strengths to get it done. Work all the angles. Find another route. Keep your audience entertained.
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AQUARIUS (JAN. 20-FEB. 18) Today is an 8 — Travel is appealing but tricky for the next few days. Draw upon hidden resources. Find out for sure how much it all is. Keep documents in a safe place. Strengthen your infrastructure. Consult an expert.
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