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TRANSFORMING THE TRASH Animal advocates Students upcycle materials to create sustainable furniture

Alexis Rebennack News Writer

Newspaper furniture, bike tire hammocks and liquor bottle lights are just a few of the things University students will see today at the University Recreation Center from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. The University architecture students in the elective course titled [UP]cycling>[down]cycling had four hours Tuesday night to assemble sustainable furniture using only newspaper, water bottles, bike tires, glass bottles and washing machines to be presented in an exhibit today as one of their final projects for the semester. On one of the first days of class, the students researched what materials could be used for upcycling and how to make furniture using only materials intrinsic to the product – no glue, tape, screws or other binding materials are allowed. “The second thing we had to do after choosing materials was go to the UREC and interview people to see what we as architecture students could do to provide for them, and really they said seating by the classrooms,” said fourth year architecture student Teresa Williams. UPCYCLE, see page 11

to help in disasters Renee Barrow Contributing Writer

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Architecture students upcycle newspaper and plastic bottles [top left], bicycle tire tubes [top right], and washing machines [bottom right] Tuesday to create sustainable furniture for their Upcycle Exhibition project. The exhibition will be on display Nov. 16 to Dec. 6.

While there are many animal rescue organizations in the greater Baton Rouge area, there are not many animal advocacy groups specifically targeting fallouts of disaster situations, until now. The University’s Stephenson Disaster Management Institute recently formed the Animals in Disaster Advisory Group, which will work to preserve animal safety in situations like hurricanes, floods, tornadoes and other disasters. After taking note of the University Agricultural Center’s estimate of more than $75 million in livestock and forage economic losses in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, the SDMI decided to take action. “We’re focusing on response to animals in disaster situations,” said Lauren Bourg, SDMI manager of external relations. The group is a combined ANIMAL ADVOCACY, see page 4


Online study room reservation to launch in spring semester System will mimic testing center’s Camille Stelly Contributing Writer


Student Government is teaming with Middleton Library and Information Technology Services to launch a system allowing students to reserve study rooms online.

As early as spring 2014, Middleton Library’s study room reservation process will become streamlined and move online much like the Office of Evaluation and Assessment’s testing signup. Student Government presented the idea to Middleton Library at the beginning of the semester, but the plan to implement the new system became definite only recently,

said SG Vice President Taylor Parks. “Moving the study reservation process online won’t have any effect on the student workers at the circulation desks, they have other responsibilities,” Parks said. “This will eliminate the middleman.” But students will still be able to reserve a study room in-person through the circulation desks if necessary. Middleton Library collaborated with Information Technology Services to develop a system. ITS launched a demo for testing purposes which will be used to model the actual version. As of now, the only thing

holding up launching the system is for Middleton Library to decide which data package will be used. Each package has a certain number of entries and each entry handles a certain number of reservations that can be made in a certain time frame. The costs of packages are measured by number of entries in each package, which can range from 20 entries to more than 100 entries. Package costs range from $899 to $1499 per year. Student Government would cover 20 percent of the costs. Pending Middleton Library’s STUDY ROOM, see page 4

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INTERNATIONAL Pope shuns presidential escort for state visit, drives Ford Focus instead ROME (AP) — Pope Francis shunned a presidential guard escort for his first state visit to the Italian president Thursday in yet another breach of protocol and security, even though some people have expressed concerns for his safety as he ramps up his reform of the Vatican. Francis’ simple blue Ford Focus and the small Vatican motorcade pulled up quietly to the Quirinale Palace without the blaring of sirens that typically accompanies politicians and foreign dignitaries cruising through central Rome. Five women charged under anti-gay law, sentence of five years in jail DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A prosecutor in Senegal says five women have been charged under the country’s anti-gay law that imposes prison sentences of up to five years for homosexual acts. Mamadou Thiam confirmed the charges late Wednesday, two days after the women were arrested during a birthday party at a restaurant in Dakar’s Yoff district. The women’s rights group Women’s Smile says the latest arrests highlight a hostile environment for lesbians, who it says are being targeted more frequently by police.

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Pope Francis refused a presidential escort Thursday in Rome, Italy, to avoid the blaring sirens that typically accompany presidential escort vehicles.

Chinese relief effort to the Phillipines outshined by U.S., furniture chain Ikea BEIJING (AP) — The outpouring of international aid to the Philippines makes China’s contribution for typhoon relief look like a trickle: Several countries and even Swedish furniture chain Ikea have done more than the world’s second-largest economy. That won’t help Beijing’s campaign to win over neighbors with its soft power. China has pledged less than $2 million in cash and materials, compared to $20 million provided by the United States.

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Six tons of seized ivory tusks, carvings crushed in “blood ivory” stockpile

Baton Rouge bus driver accused of choking child, posted $5,000 bond

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — U.S. officials on Thursday destroyed more than 6 tons of confiscated ivory tusks, carvings and jewelry — the bulk of the U.S. “blood ivory” stockpile — and urged other nations to follow suit to fight a $10 billion global trade that slaughters tens of thousands of elephants each year. Thousands of ivory items accumulated over the past 25 years were piled into a large pyramidshaped mound, then dumped into a steel rock cru at the National Wildlife Property Repository just north of Denver. 911 call reveals wild cat sanctuary owner dragging a mauled employee

Newborn illnesses tied to parents not giving Vitamin K shots to babies

(AP) — A public school bus driver has been arrested following accusations that she choked a 7-yearold boy before arriving at Highland Elementary, an incident that was caught on video by surveillance cameras on the bus. East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff’s deputies tell The Advocate 58-year-old Sandra Henderson was booked on Tuesday on counts of cruelty to juveniles. She was released after posting a $5,000 bond. Domoine Rutledge, general counsel for the school system, said Henderson has not been fired, but was placed on paid administrative leave following the incident.

ATLANTA (AP) — Health officials are reporting four Tennessee cases of a rare infant illness that have been linked to parents refusing a routine shot for newborns. The four Nashville-area infants suffered brain or stomach bleeding earlier this year. Their parents had declined vitamin K shots, which have routinely been given to newborns since 1961. The shots improve blood clotting and prevent internal bleeding. All four children were treated with vitamin K and survived.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A man and his 7-month-old son were fatally shot in an apparent ambush near a New Orleans bridge spanning the Mississippi River, and authorities are offering a $15,000 reward for tips leading to whoever shot them. Gang activity may be behind the shooting of DeShawn Butler, 25, and his son, DeShawn Kinard, Police Chief Ronal Serpas said Thursday.

PORTLAND (AP) — A chilling recording of a 911 call captures the owner of an Oregon wild cat sanctuary dragging an employee who had been mauled to death from a cougar enclosure and screaming at two of the animals roaming inside to get away from the scene of the killing. The audio details how Michael Tuller returned to WildCat Haven on Saturday night to discover 36-year-old Renee Radziwon-Chapman bloodied and lying on her back in the fenced-in enclosure.

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Pulverized confiscated ivory emerges from a rock crusher during an event at the National Wildlife Property Repository in Commerce City, Colo.

Man, 7-year-old son fatally shot near bridge, $15,000 reward for tips



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University participates in entrepreneurship events Jonathan Olivier Contributing Writer

Next week marks the third year Baton Rouge entrepreneurs are participating in Global Entrepreneurship Week with an array of events compiled to create Baton Rouge Entrepreneurship Week from Nov. 17 to Nov. 23. The University, as well as several organizations like the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, are hosting events designed to “cultivate and recognize entrepreneurship and innovation” in the region, according to Lauren Hatcher, BRAC director of marketing operations. “An event like BREW offers

entrepreneurs a common place and time to share ideas to gain insights and education to help them get their startups moving,” Hatcher said. “I think the region is making a lot of progress and becoming a strong place for entrepreneurs to start businesses.” The University’s Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute is hosting the Executive Education’s Breakfast to Business at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, where guest speaker John Georges, CEO of Georges Enterprises, will address entrepreneurs and SEI fellows in the Business Education Complex. SEI is also hosting the Second Annual LSU Elevator Pitch

Competition and Entrepreneur Panel Discussion in conjunction with the University Student Incubator, starting at 5 p.m. in the Business Education Complex Auditorium. Both events are free to the public. The pitch competition involves students having 90 seconds to pitch business ideas, which will be judged by entrepreneurs, according to SEI Director of Executive Education Robin Kistler. The panel discussion will feature a group of entrepreneurs discussing general ideas behind entrepreneurship or challenges they have faced and how they moved past that, Kistler said. Other Baton Rouge area

organizations and businesses will be hosting events throughout the week, such as SeNSE, which will be hosting the High-Stakes Pitch Night on Wednesday at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center. Admission is $20, and those interested can register at or purchase tickets at the door. The event will feature five “sharks,” or panel of entrepreneurs, who will judge local startups and have the option to contribute money to invest in their favorite company. The design is similar to ABC’s “Shark Tank,” and according to SeNSE Programming Chair Christi Domingue-Rangel, more

than $400,000 were given to startups by sharks at last year’s event. The week also gives the opportunity for BRAC to release its 2014 Economic Outlook on Thursday at City Club in Baton Rouge at 7:30 a.m. as a part of the regional stakeholder’s breakfast, which includes data analysis, forecast and insights on the local nine-parish economy for the upcoming year, Hatcher said. The outlook references information from different data sets and a survey filled out by local businesses, she said. Contact Jonathan Olivier at



Students skeptical of online dating Research outlines dating site stats Elizabeth Thomas Contributing Writer

Although a recent study conducted by Pew Research Center’s Internet Project showed that online dating had become more reliable in recent years, University students aren’t as quick to accept these sites and apps as all they’re cracked up to be. This study shows 11 percent of American adults have used online dating sites or mobile dating apps, and 38 percent of those adults are single and looking for a partner. It also shows that online dating is most common among Americans in their mid-20’s through mid-40’s. “Not everyone is social enough to meet someone in the real world, so I think online dating gives them that outlet to meet someone,” said political science junior Jordan Lizana. However, even though accepting opinions of online dating have increased, many people still have negative experiences with this process. The study shows that 54 percent of online daters felt that they have been “catfish’ed,” or that someone else has seriously misrepresented themselves in their profile. Keigan Duckett, kinesiology junior, has had a negative experience with a mobile dating app called Tinder. This app connects to your Facebook account and allows you to view a profile of friends of friends within your area and people who share common interests with you. “The guys on there are just creepy,” Duckett said. “Even though it is supposed to connect you with people who go to LSU, I have run across a couple instances where they did not and never did, and they were just lying to connect with college girls.” Similarly, not everyone is particularly fond of online dating services. “I think online dating at LSU

isn’t necessary nor do I think a lot to 66 percent. of people use it,” said mass commuThe study also shows that more nication junior Jared Joseph. “The people are using the Internet to flirt school has 30,000 and check up on students and there people they used to ‘Even though it is are new people to date. About 24 persupposed to connect cent of Internet usmeet every day.” Even though you with people who ers have searched not all students are for information go to LSU, I have completely happy online about an with online dating, old flame and have run across a couple some students have flirted with someinstances where they one online. This is been able to form strong relation- did not and never did.’ especially true for ships with other users between 18 University students and 24, in which Keigan Duckett through these same 47 percent of those kinesiology junior online sites and users flirt online, apps. according to the study. “I personally built friendships With social networking sites and relationships at LSU through such as Instagram and Facebook social media sites, and they are suc- becoming more common among cessful,” said political communica- college students, the study shows tions junior Meredith Bell. that more young adults are using Adults who use online dating social media sites to build dating sites are more likely to go out on relationships. dates with people they met online “Instagram in my opinion has compared to the last study conduct- defintely become the go to social ed eight years ago. media site for LSU students to find Results from the study in 2005 their next crush or fling,” said pubshowed that 43 percent of online lic relations junior Elizabeth Moss. daters have gone on a date with someone they met through an onContact Elizabeth Thomas at line dating site or app. This year’s study showed a 23-percent increase

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Disease puts La. plentiful citrus crop at risk Olivia McClure Contributing Writer

This season’s citrus crop is bountiful in Louisiana thanks to a lack of hurricanes — but it could be threatened by disease. LSU AgCenter extension agent in Plaquemines Parish Alan Vaughn said last year’s crop suffered heavily from wind damage from Hurricane Isaac. There have been no storms this year, so the citrus crop has seen improvement. But there is concern about citrus canker disease, which was found in July in City Park in New Orleans and has spread to Jefferson and Plaquemines parishes. Canker disease is windborne and is not curable once it infects a citrus tree. The disease, which causes lesions on leaves and fruit, makes trees drop their fruit too early. Meanwhile in Florida – a major citrus producing state – the crop is being wiped out by greening citrus disease, said Vaughn. The bug that spreads the disease has been found in Louisiana, but the disease

itself has not been located. So far, it is “too exotic a problem to worry about,” he said. Satsumas, the most popular citrus fruit for Louisiana growers as well as consumers because they are seedless and easy to peel, are already on the market. Navel oranges will be available in the next couple of weeks, Vaughn said. Vaughn said citrus trees are the most common backyard crop. Seventeen varieties of citrus are grown in Louisiana, he said. Even if citrus fruit has green skin, that does not necessarily mean it is not sweet. Vaughn said slightly green skin on ripe fruit is caused by early warm weather during the growing season. Citrus fruit skin can even go back to being green after turning orange if the weather is warm. According to the AgCenter’s 2012 “Louisiana Summary: Agriculture and Natural Resources,” about 600 acres of citrus trees were grown last year, the majority of which was satsumas. About 164,000 bushels of citrus were produced in 2012 and the gross

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Citrus canker disease was discovered last year in New Orleans. This windborne disease threatens Louisiana’s bountiful citrus crops grown this season.

farm value for all citrus was $5.2 million dollars. “Louisiana Summary” also points out that most of Louisiana’s citrus fruit is sold at roadside stands and farmers markets. There are nearly 400 citrus growers in the state located in 18

parishes, all below I-10. Plaquemines Parish is the leading citrus producer in Louisiana. Contact Olivia McClure at


Endowments, gifts to University increase Fernanda Zamudio-Suarez Staff Writer

Following a national trend of increasing returns on endowments, the LSU Foundation experienced about an 11 percent bump in performance on endowments, or gifts, that have been invested for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. When individuals give to the private foundation, their money can be spent in different ways depending on donors’ decisions. Not all gifts to the Foundation are invested, making those that are invested subject to shifts in the market. If individuals give endowments, the money is invested and

only part of that money, the return of the investments, can be spent, said Sara Crow, director of communications and donor relations of the LSU Foundation. Crow said endowments work similarly to savings or retirement accounts and the University receives a perpetual stream of funding. The Chronicle of Higher Education conducted a national study and found that investment returns for University endowments also improved by 11.7 percent. This national trend of increases in returns on philanthropic investments can be attributed to market growth. The University’s investment

returns are typically similar to other SEC peers and national trends, Crow said. She added that similar to last year’s trend, the University experienced a negative return rate on endowments and now the Foundation is seeing growth. A positive market and an increase in endowments help the University because the invested funds provide long-term money. For example, several scholarships are funded through endowments and the positive growth gives the University a sense of security given a trend of reduced state appropriations. The more endowment gifts the University receives, the better the University will be able to offset the

impact of state cuts, Crow said. This year’s growth is an encouraging sign for the foundation, Crow said, as the Foundation is focusing on donors giving gifts through endowments. “It helps us grow that perpetual stream of funding,” said Crow. Last fiscal year, out of the $30 million in gifts the Foundation received, $6 million were endowment funds. Crow said this is only 20 percent of gifts that can be invested and the Foundation would like to see those numbers increase. Contact Fernanda Zamudio-Suarez at

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effort of the SDMI and Louisiana Department of Agriculture and Forestry. Other state contributors include the Louisiana State Animal Response Team, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals, Infectious Epidemiology Section and the University School of Veterinary Medicine. One of the organization’s goals is to connect these organizations with those outside of the state. Such groups include the American Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and the United States Department of Agriculture. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture Emergency Programs Division is also represented. “Animal care associated with disaster events and planning is an area of tremendous and growing importance to the disaster management community,” said executive director of SDMI Joseph Booth in a news release. “This advisory group is composed of some of the leading experts in the nation and will be instrumental in shaping the future of disaster management.” The University has the ability to provide relief and resources to animals that civilians and other organizations may not have immediate access to. When the strong winds for Tropical Storm Lee caused the Bastrop County Complex Wildfire in 2011, the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine triaged more than 250 animals. LSU also stepped up in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, housing more than 1,200 pets. Thousands more homeless animals were placed in makeshift shelters around the state. Bourg said one of the main reasons people elect not to immediately evacuate when facing a disaster situation is not wanting to leave their animals or livestock, but saving animal lives can help save human lives. “If we can help the animals, we can help get everyone out of harm’s way,” Bourg said.

Contact Renee Barrow at

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package choice, there are a number of accounts SG can utilize to fund this initiative. For smaller packages, SG may dip into its programming account. If Middleton Library chooses a larger package, SG will fund the initiative through the executive initiative account or the president and vice president contingency funds, Parks said. There is no word on whether the online reservation tool will be launched through Middleton Library’s website or a new domain will be created similar to the domain for scheduling tests. When Middleton Library selects a software and ITS gets the service running, it will be implemented immediately, Parks said.

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LSU falls to Louisville, 88-67 Cardinals’ 21-0 run buries Lady Tigers Tyler Nunez Sports Writer


or seven-man box for me to make plays,” Hill said. “If they want to stack the box and try to stop me, then those guys are going to get one-on-one coverage. You just kind of have to pick your poison when you’re going up against us

The No. 14 LSU women’s basketball team lost control late in an 88-67 loss to No. 5 Louisville on Thursday night, ending its run in the preseason WNIT semifinals. The Lady Tigers (2-1) were able to keep their deficit to within six points midway through the second half, but they quickly found themselves out of contention as Louisville ran away with the game by scoring 20 unanswered points in less than five minutes. “The game is a 40-minute game and we only played about 30,” said LSU head coach Nikki Caldwell in a news release. “We can’t take possessions off because against a team like Louisville, they will tear you apart.” Louisville senior forward Asia Taylor had a career night, posting game-highs with 23 points, 10 rebounds, three assists

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Hill, Landry, Beckham could all be destined for NFL stardom

The 2013 LSU football campaign could bring back a bevy of memories a few years down the line. Overshadowed by an emotional multiple-loss season will forever be one of the more prolific offenses LSU fans have ever seen. The squad’s 460.4 total yards

per game are the most in the Les Miles era with the closest production coming in 2007 (439.4 ypg). Senior quarterback Zach Mettenberger has been the catalyst, but the three most dynamic weapons on the LSU offense are the ones who could be making the biggest splash if they jump into the pool of

players for the 2014 NFL Draft. Junior wide receivers Odell Beckham Jr. and Jarvis Landry and sophomore running back Jeremy Hill have combined to create a threat that has given opposing defenses headaches since Week One. “If they want to double those guys, then they’ll give me a six


Tigers try to correct mistakes against Northwestern State Marcus Rodrigue Sports Contributor

The LSU basketball team is only three days removed from its season-opening, two-point loss at Massachusetts, but the vibe around the squad suggests something different. Though the Tigers (0-1) lost freshman forward Jarell Martin to an ankle injury and missed several shots against the Minutemen, they remained optimistic about moving forward. Players acknowledged the squandered opportunities, and they have a chance to improve in those situations Saturday when they host Northwestern State at 7 p.m. in the PMAC. “In the locker room, they were very disappointed because we went up [to Massachusetts] on a mission: to win a basketball game and compete at the highest level,” said LSU

coach Johnny Jones. “I thought the (1-0) to grab a 102-95 victory. Thenguys left it out there on the floor and sophomore forward DeQuan Hicks played extremely hard. We can look scored 28 points off the bench, and back as a team and a staff, and we he figures to be a challenge once were only a few plays away from again for an LSU frontcourt without coming out of there with a victory.” Martin. Jones confirmed LSU will be Northwestern State hauled in without the services 50 rebounds in its seasonNext up for of Martin on Saturopening, 16-point vicday, who called his tory against LeTourneau the Tigers: injury a high ankle Who: LSU (0-1) vs. last Friday. LSU out-resprain. Martin wore a bounded Massachusetts boot on his right foot Northwestern State (1-0) 43-40, and junior forward during player inter- When: 7 p.m. Saturday Johnny O’Bryant III said views Thursday and Where: PMAC the Tigers are focused on said there is no timecontrolling the glass. Watch or listen at home: table for his return. “Against Xavier, we “Seeing [my 98.1 FM definitely should have teammates] play dominated the boards,” made me want to be out there with O’Bryant said. “But [Massachusetts] them to help my team,” Martin said. was just as big as us, so dominating “But I couldn’t get out there because them would have been kind of hard. I was in too much pain.” We did win the rebound battle, but Last season, the Tigers had to stave off a late run by the Demons BASKETBALL, see page 6

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LSU junior gaurd Anthony Hickey (1) maneuvers the ball past Xavier sophomore guard Morris Wright (14) Nov. 6, during the Tigers’ 80-45 victory at the PMAC.

page 6 Shanece McKinney also contributed in the post with nine points and two steals. and seven rebounds. Taylor, who missed all of last The LSU backcourt struggled season with a hip injury, opened to find success shooting the the game in a flurry, accounting ball. Junior guard and reigning for 10 of the Cardinals’ first 12 Southeastern Conference Player points of the game. of the Week DaShawn Harden “[Asia] Taylor really set the went 1-for-9 from the field in a tone for tonight, coming after our four-point showing. post game,” Caldwell said. Despite co-leading the Lady Despite allowing Louisville Tigers in scoring with 13 points, to jump ahead 15-6 early, the LSU freshman guard Raigyne Lady Tigers fought back and Moncrief saw just four of her 17 even took a lead shortly before shots from the field go through halftime. the net. But Taylor continued her Senior guard Jeanne Kenney success early in the second half found a bit more success from the when she added seven points, field than her teammates, shootfour rebounds ing 3-of-7 from and a steal in less ‘The game is a 40-minute beyond the arc in than five minutes game and we only played an 11-point peras the Cardinals formance, but she about 30.’ took a 56-46 lead. also committed The Lady six turnovers. Tigers made “I thought Nikki Caldwell one final push, we started jump head women’s basketball coach cutting Louisshooting the ball ville’s lead to 60-54, but then too much,” Caldwell said. “We suffered a five-minute scoring should have gotten the ball inside drought and found itself trail- and been more patient. The secing 80-54 before finding the net ond thing was we didn’t take care again. of the basketball.” The Cardinals outThere will not be a WNIT scored LSU 54-26 in the paint third place consolation game, acand scored 21 points off 15 cording to a news release. The turnovers. Lady Tigers will continue their “The two areas of concern regular season Wednesday at for us were their transition game 7 p.m. against Hampton in the and their offensive rebounding,” PMAC. Caldwell said. “They capitalized on both.” Contact Tyler Nunez at Senior forward Theresa; sance led LSU with 13 points and Twitter: @NunezTDR eight rebounds. Senior forward

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The Daily Reveille BASKETBALL, from page 5 missing a guy like Jarell [Martin] hurts when it comes to rebounding, so we did a great job for what we had.” LSU made 15 of 25 free throws on Tuesday, and Jones and his players agreed the need for improvement at the charity stripe. The Tigers also harped on decreasing their number of fouls, as they were whistled 29 times against the Minutemen. While players acknowledged their disappointment with Tuesday’s

Friday, November 15, 2013 defeat, they seem to have drawn a lesson from it: when the Demons pay a visit to Baton Rouge, the little things may make the difference between a win and a loss. “We’ve got to stay out of foul trouble, and we can’t have wasted possessions,” O’Bryant said. “I think I had four turnovers, which is way too many in a game against a great team like [Massachusetts]. You live and learn.” Contact Marcus Rodrigue at



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on Saturdays, and that’s been our recipe for success this season.” LSU has three representatives in the top 10 SEC players in yards from scrimmage this season. In total, the triumvirate combine for 327.6 yards per contest for the Tigers, accounting for 71.2 percent of the total offensive production. Fifty-nine percent of the squad’s production has been via the passing game this season — Beckham and Landry are accountable for 74 percent of those yards. Hill alone has added 52 percent of the Tigers’

rushing attack. The three of them, combined with the work of Mettenberger, have been the pulse for a squad that has seen a drop-off in defensive effectiveness in 2013. “We’ve seen so many dynamic things happen this season,” said junior center Elliott Porter. “It makes you really confident. It makes you confident when you block, and it makes you feel good. It makes you feel dominant and that you can score from anywhere.” On-field production occurs largely when team chemistry is positive, to keep the mood light

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LSU sophomore running back Jeremy Hill rushes toward the first down Oct. 12 during the Tigers’ 17-6 victory against the Florida Gators in Tiger Stadium.

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and to keep the offense in order, the Transitioning from the college players tend to pargame to the NFL ‘It makes you really could be a real ticipate in activities together away from in the confident ... It makes possibility the stadium. coming months, as On Monday you feel dominant and Hill, Beckham and night, Hill took that you can score from Landry are expecthis teammates out ed to be prospects anywhere.’ for wings and disscouts will have cussed the Tigers’ their eyes on as the Elliot Porter loss to Alabama. 2014 Draft rolls LSU junior center “I think it cararound. ries on and off the Add Mettenfield,” Hill said. “That bond and that berger to the group, and they could chemistry and that trust definitely very well burst into the league at the relates to the football field. It works same time. for us.” But Hill said he knows there’s

page 7 still two games remaining in the regular season, so his vision of being in the NFL is still in the distance. “We don’t really talk about it,” Hill said. “Just being here every day on this grind is more than enough for us. I know each one of those guys have the talent to [go to the NFL], but for now we’re focusing on what we have to do here. When that day comes, we’ll be more willing to take that challenge on.” Contact Lawrence Barreca at; Twitter: @LawBarreca_TDR

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People should wait to start celebrating Christmas THE UNRIDDLER Christine Guttery Columnist Christmas time is indeed the most wonderful time of the year, in my opinion. For months now I’ve been wondering with Faith Hill, “Where are you, Christmas? Why can’t I find you?” But it isn’t Christmas time yet. I don’t mean to be a Grinch, but please, one holiday at a time. We’ve finally reached November and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go. Take a look in the mall, the coffee shop and the bookstore. They’re already decking the halls with boughs of plastic holly, and do you hear what I hear? Yep, 96.1 The River is playing Christmas music in Barnes and Noble on campus. Early holiday merchandising drives me crazy. I won’t overgeneralize — there may be a few business owners who, like kids who can’t wait until Christmas to open presents, can’t wait to decorate and play Christmas music because of their impatient enthusiasm. What makes me mad is that I know for many businesses, it’s all

web comments The Daily Reveille wants to hear your reactions to our content. Visit, our Facebook page and our Twitter account to let us know what you think. Check our what readers had to say in our online comment section this past week: In response to Jay Meyers’ column, “Opinion: Students should base purchase behavior on Federal Reserve,” readers had this to say: “Dear Students: Mr. Meyer’s sanitized and somewhat naïve description of the Federal Reserve system omits the past, as possibly future, consequences of it’s manipulations of the market. While not well publicized, the Fed was one of the chief responsible parties in the 2008 economic downturn by keeping interest rates artificially low and then rewarded those financial institutions who

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about the money. The National Retail Federation expects holiday sales this year to amount to $602.1 billion. Retailers need to stop greedily commercializing Christmas. But besides that, it simply isn’t time yet. I’m in awe of the power sensory elements have — especially

music — to bring us back to a certain time. “It’s Christmas Time” performed by The Carpenters was my favorite Christmas song when I was about five years old. When I hear that song now, I remember the fireplace made of differentshaped stones at my old house, decorating the tree with my

acted irresponsibly by bailing them out with tax payer money. Currently the Fed jeopardizes your future with it’s quantitative easing program. When I was young we joked that all a Central American country needed to run an economy was a printing press. Now the Fed makes this their economic policy. The only reason this is possible without massive inflation is that the U.S. dollar is still the world’s reserve currency, but when other countries get fed-up with U.S. abuse of that privilege our cost of living will decrease dramatically overnight. Don’t be a good Keynesian. Don’t put yourself in debt any deeper than you are already. This is not the time regardless of the rosy picture Mr. Meyers would like to portray.” -JB-Ack

students,” readers had this to say: “Unfortunately poor economics and poor or total absence of mental health goes hand in hand … always together. Well, how can kids be healthy when they: need to think about where to get money in order to apply to some college, then they need to study extremely hard as colleges’ life is quite tough with lots of written assignments (Law essays home assignment for example) and research projects which are being shut down from time to time in the middle of work. And at last, students need to find out a way of how to pay off their student loans when they graduate…It is difficult to stay healthy.” -DannyG

In response to Jana King’s column, “Opinion: Mental health is often overlooked by college

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In response to Ryan McGehee’s column, “Head to Head: Affordable Care Act not the change Louisiana wants,” readers had this to say:

cousin and asking my dad to tell me stories. The sights, smells and sounds of Christmas take us back to our Christmas memories. I want those things to always remind me of Christmas, not November. They don’t mean as much when we experience them outside of Christmas time. On a less sentimental note, there are only so many Christmas songs. Radio stations basically play the same few tunes and add a new version to the mix every so often. At the rate they are going, they will wear them all out before December. I can only listen to “The Twelve Days of Christmas” so many times. What sane person gives his or her lover 23 various types of birds, not to mention eleven pipers piping, anyway? I have a hard time enjoying “We Wish You a Merry Christmas,” because I zone out and start pondering the age-old question: what is figgy pudding? It must be pretty amazing if the carolers won’t go until they get some. How did “Jingle Bells” become so popular? I’m convinced it was written solely for a level one, lesson one piano book. According to a recent

Cricket Wireless national survey, 55 percent of Americans find it unacceptable to play Christmas music before Thanksgiving. I wholeheartedly agree. Let’s give the turkey his day. Thanksgiving is a time for families to come together and give thanks for their many blessings. With Christmas coming earlier and earlier, Thanksgiving starts to get lost in the shuffle. For Christmas lovers, waiting is hard. I’m very much looking forward to watching “White Christmas” — also known as the best holiday movie ever made — and I can almost hear Michael Buble’s angelic, smoothas-butter voice crooning “Silent Night.” But not yet. The Christmas season truly begins in just a couple more weeks. I must resist until then.

“After some thoughtful opinions last week, I suppose it just couldn’t last could it? Mr. McGehee, would you like some substance with those strawmen? I find it tremendously sardoinc that a 20 year old kid, who is or could be on his parents insurance for at least another half-decade thanks to ACA, is so opposed to it that he wastes our time with 3/4 of an opinion condemning a website not working (strawman), in order to make the 1/4 of the rest of his post which actually addresses real issues with ACA. Let us be clear; ACA is not perfect. Let us also be clear; the developed world has no place for individuals so misanthropic they deny the poor health coverage simply for being poor. In a country where medical costs are bloated beyond compare by wanton inflation wars between insurance and medical corporations, a single surgery can force even a middle class family

into bankruptcy. ACA isn’t the answer, but it’s a start. And all things considered it is a tremendously good start. I for one am very satisfied with the savings I’ve experienced personally with my new plan (you can of course sign up by phone... you know, that thing in your pocket which apparently doesn’t get much use. Which of course renders your website strawman even more embarrassingly fatuous). Next time try not to call the kettle black, pot.” -Nathan

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The Daily Reveille (USPS 145-800) is written, edited and produced solely by students of Louisiana State University. The Daily Reveille is an independent entity within the Manship School of Mass Communication. Signed opinions are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the editor, paper or University. Letters submitted for publication should be sent via e-mail to or delivered to B-26 Hodges Hall. They must be 400 words or less. Letters must have a contact phone number so the opinion editor can verify the author. The phone number won’t be printed. The Daily Reveille reserves the right to edit letters and guest columns for space consideration without changing the original intent. The Daily Reveille also reserves the right to reject any letter without notification of the author. Writers must include their full names and phone numbers. The Daily Reveille’s editor-in-chief, hired every semester by the Louisiana State University Media Board, has final authority on all editorial decisions.

Christine Guttery is a 20-yearold English junior from Baton Rouge.

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Quote of the Day

“We love life, not because we are used to living but because we are used to loving.”

Friedrich Nietzsche philosopher Oct. 15, 1844 — Aug. 25, 1900

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Long-distance relationships can work in college THE BOX DOES NOT EXIST JANA KING Columnist Coming to college has given me new insights and changed a vast majority of my opinions, including my personal stance on relationships — specifically long-distance relationships. When I graduated high school in May 2012, I left my hometown with no intention of looking back, and I was excited to meet and date new people. The college idea of longdistance relationships seems to be negative. I’ve heard people doubt they could work, sure that cheating was inevitable, and say that they are doomed from the start. The pressure of a serious relationship is immense already, there is no need to add the stress of a long distance relationship. I agreed with those ideas, until I found myself in the middle of a long-distance relationship. Now my opinion has morphed as I’ve realized that there are several components of a healthy long distance relationship that can make it manageable. 1. Honesty is the best policy. The hardest thing to come to

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Distance can be hard on college relationships, but students can make them work with honesty, communication and productivity.

terms with is that it will be hard. There is no denying that you will be surrounded by couples who see each other frequently. Sometimes it makes me want to vomit when I see two people holding hands because the person I want to hold hands with isn’t here. But there is something really great about looking forward to seeing someone that you care about. Honesty also comes into play with trust. A major factor in long distance relationships is being

able to trust that the other person will behave appropriately and not take your trust for granted. It is also important to be honest with each other about whether a long distance relationship is working. I frequently check in with myself and my significant other to make sure that we are managing the hardship of distance both together and individually. There is nothing wrong with admitting that you cannot handle a long distance relationship, and

at the end of the day it’s only going to hurt the person you care about if you stay with them out of guilt. 2. Communication, communication, communication. This has been the biggest struggle so far. In college things change hour to hour, and we’re busy. Luckily, we live in a burst of communication technology. But they are also a hindrance. Constant communication doesn’t always mean healthy communication. What you had for lunch, you were late for class — these issues aren’t as important as confiding in each other about problems with friends, parents or struggles at school. And at the end of the day, you want your significant other to know the real you, struggles and all. Facebook and texting all day are great, but nothing comes closer to actually being together than a phone call or Skype video chat. As I mentioned before, honest communication is also important. If something about your relationship is upsetting you, communicate it. 3. Be productive in the time that you spend together. When you finally get to see each other, it is natural to want to spend all of your time alone. But being social as a pair is equally important in terms of growth

and compatibility. While I was nervous about introducing someone from my past to my current friend group, I was relieved to find that the two mixed very well. Even more so, I am elated to find that I am growing as an individual as I progress through the first serious relationship I’ve had. Over the last five months I have seen myself mature along with another person, and it has differed from any other relationship I have had. It has also been some of the happiest months I’ve had in college. All relationships are difficult, long distance relationships just have their own set of struggles. Jana King is a 19-year-old women’s and gender studies sophomore from Ponchatoula.

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Healthcare legislation shows government incompetence NEUTRAL GROUND ELI A. HADDOW Columnist It appears that sorry was not good enough. After defending “landmark” healthcare legislation known as the Affordable Care Act, and even pandering to Americans via an apology last week, President Barack Obama relented on Thursday and delayed a key provision of the law. This marks the first time he has actually compromised in the years long battle that has involved a congressional clash, Supreme Court fight and a government shutdown. You may be aware of the recent controversy. The online exchange, meant to sign up the American populous to new healthcare plans, functioned as well as myLSU’s schedule request page at 5 p.m. on a Monday night. And the president, now infamously, apologized last week for reneging on a promise that Americans could keep health plans that they liked. But on Thursday, Obama actually stepped back and delayed the mandatory shift an entire year. This mea culpa is small beans considering

he promised Americans could keep them permanently, but it’s a step in the right direction. The law’s faults are obvious and well documented. Numbers released from the Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday showed that a paltry 387 Louisianans registered for new insurance since the Affordable Care Act took effect. Chances are that more students attended ART 1001 on Wednesday. Only 106,000 total Americans have signed up for insurance through the new law. That’s about one thirtieth of one percent of the country’s population, while only 26,794 signed up over the beleaguered website. In the latest episode in the long line of controversy that has surrounded the law, Obama’s cession marks a significant point where the president has backed down and allowed dissidents to have some say. This shouldn’t be surprising considering shots have been taken from both parties over the ACA, but it comes from a president who has not been shy when addressing his own agenda and bashing those who oppose it. Up until Thursday, the only reconciliation he had for Americans was: “I am sorry.” Even though the extra year he has given Americans to change plans

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Sen. Mary Landieu waves as she arrives at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport with President Barack Obama on Nov. 8.

hardly solves the problem, there is still hope that Congress will go further to slow down the trainwreck that has become the ACA. Senator Mary Landrieu put aside her allegiance to the president and offered a bill in the Senate that would allow people to keep their plans permanently, not just through 2014, as Obama said.

This sentiment is echoed in the House, where a Republican bill allowing people to keep their plans has gained multiple Democratic co-sponsors. But what we see over and over is a driven president having to overcome the reluctance of his own party to provide socialized medicine to the United States. This week all but

revived the debate on why this is happening in the first place. We were assured that exchanges would be ready for the onslaught of customers on the first day a month ago, yet only six people in the entire country were able to sign up on the first day. As students who will one day — either now or years in the future — have to purchase health insurance, we should be concerned over the level of incompetence that has been shown in the execution of this law. And we should be shocked by the fact that it’s so bad that President Obama himself has come out and changed its implementation. He didn’t even wait for the Republican House of Representatives to vote on another delaying bill. He has yet to consider any legislation to delay the law. But now that he has come off of his high horse — maybe because he tried visiting his own website — we can look forward to some actual progress in making sure the law does not screw over the American people. Eli Haddow is a 20-year-old English and history junior from New Orleans. Contact Eli Haddow at; Twitter: @Haddow_TDR

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man@ - SALES-MARKETING ________________________

NANNY NEEDED for 2 children ages 3 and 5. Full-time position M-F 8-5. Willing to take two part-time applicants. Must be reliable, caring and patient. Interest/background in childhood education encouraged. Call Casey 225-301-3276. ________________________

The Melting Pot Restaurant is now hiring Servers, Key Servers and Server Assistants for all pm shifts. Must be able to work late nights and weekends. Please apply in person: 5294 Corporate Blvd Baton Rouge, LA Mon. thru Fri. 1-4pm. ________________________

CONSTRUCTION POSITION OPEN Local Commercial General Contractor seeking Const. Mgmt. graduate to fill an Asst. Estimator / Coordinator role. Chris Town Construction LLC 1111 South Foster Drive Ste.E Baton Rouge, LA. 70806 Email resume’ to ________________________

Outside sales in an innovative industry. Flexible schedule and incredible compensation. Email for more information. ________________________

WORK WITH KIDS! Learning center hiring ASSISTANTS with A+ work ethics and attitudes. Must be available Tuesday/ Thursday, 3-7pm. GREAT JOB, ABOVE AVERAGE HOURLY PAY. Text for information: 225.916.4844 ________________________

Small Childcare Center near LSU hiring afternoon teacher for spring semester. M-F 2:30-5:30 email resume to ________________________

Electrical Motor Shop Now Hiring! Seeking self motivated and trainable individuals. Apply at IEMS 8920 Buzbee Drive Baton Rouge 70809 ________________________

ICEHOUSE is hiring experienced Bartenders, Servers, and Kitchen staff. 14111 Airline Hwy, call Carroll 225-933-1601 ________________________

Part time Counter clerk needed Welsh’s Cleaners 4469 Perkins rd. @ College dr. Great for students flexible hours 15-20 hours/week. Apply in person ________________________ University of Georgia-Tifton Campus Research Professional IV (Statistician) Responsible for providing statistical expertise, data analysis and interpretation, and advice to faculty, staff, and students on experimental design, statistical data analyses, interpretation, project management, and results summarization. For job details and to apply, go to http://www. Central?quickFind=62930 For full consideration, application and resume must be received by 11/29/2013. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution ________________________ Receptionist and kennel worker positions open at a small animal

Busy Physical Therapy clinic seeking part-time technicians in Baton Rouge office. Resumes to: ________________________

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER INTERNSHIPS: CS/Math/Engineering bachelor degree candidates with any experience in C#, Relational Databases, .Net Framework. Send resume to hr@StevenDale. com. ________________________ Now Hiring Seasonal Sales Associates! Work Where You Love to Shop! Apply in person at: The Royal Standard 16016 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA ________________________

Math Tutors Needed Mathnasium is hiring instructors at both area locations. Must love math, love kids, and have strong math skills through high-school Algebra 2. Flexible schedule of 10-20 hours per week. $12/hr after training. Contact ascension@ or 744-0005 ________________________ RELIABLE SUPERSTARS NEEDED! The Baton Rouge Country Club is looking to hire all positions parttime and full-time are available. Please apply in person at 8551 Jefferson Hwy. ________________________ WORK WITH KIDS! Instruct art, music, dance, etc. 2:30-6:00, M-F, flexible days. URGENT! Danielle @ (225) 200-4949 ________________________ Wanted: MALE Kinesiology student to be a companion for 36 year old male with Downs syndrome -- health club and other activities. 15 / 20 hrs. a week, afternoon and evenings. 225-921-4568 ________________________

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PARKVIEW BAPTIST PRESCHOOL Teachers needed 3-6pm M-F Email resume to parkviewbps@ ________________________

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Personal Trainer needed BR Country Club. Part time or full time. Hourly wage + commission. Email resume: ________________________ Lawn Service hiring part time or full time employee starting in November. Experience a plus. Must have good driving record and good work ethic. Call 225-226-0126 or email ________________________ BUSSERS, COOKS AND HOSTESS WANTED at Ruth’s Chris Steak House 4836 Constitution Ave Please come fill out an application Monday-Friday between 2pm-4pm ________________________ Accounting Intern: CPA firm seeks Senior Accounting Major for Internship. Flex time, accounting and tax duties. $16 per hour. ________________________

YMCA Office Assistant, part-time, 10-15 hrs. per week, Monday Friday, flexible schedule. Computer knowledge, filing, assist with Payroll and A/P. Apply in person and ask for Zee or send resume’ to: YMCA ATTN: CFO 350 South Foster Dr. Baton Rouge, LA 70806 ________________________ Landscape and Lawn Maintenance help needed. Please send resume and avaiability to ________________________ Nanny needed 8-2 T/Th for 11 month old boy while mother works in home. Close to campus. References and experience with infants required. Email ________________________ Behavioral Intervention Group is looking for energetic people to

provide Applied Behavior Analysis therapy to children who have been diagnosed with autism and/or other developmental disabilities. Benefits, flexible hours, and a fun working environment. Experience with children preferred. Email resume to ________________________ Construction Management Intern Needed With Rotolo’s Pizzeria. Gain the experience opening new stores, ground up construction, work with architect and contractor, and conduct site visits.vv Email resumes at christina.

ROOMMATE WANTED. Male or female. No pets. The Gates at Brightside. Cable, internet, electricity included. $580. 337.802.6936. 6 month lease ________________________ Need Roommate male or female! Free rent until end of Oct! Southgate Towers, close to everything. Garden view 2 bedroom indoor laundry granite kitchen, nice. Covered parking, pool, gated. Call now 916-990-5057 or stephanie. rent negotiable with application! Hurry , vacancy low. EASY LUXURY living. $699k +util. own nice bedroom and bath /views. ________________________ Nov-free Share 2BR/1B townhome, gated community, block off campus. Lease ends in July. $325 Deposit $400 rent + electric. 225328-8194 ________________________ Roommate Wanted for 3BD 2BTH House off Goodwood/ Airline. $600 for everything. House is clean, smokefree, & close to I10 and I12. Room is across from bath. Have small friendly dog & cat. Please call or text Allison 225.938.6714 with questions or interest.

Friday, November 15, 2013 positions open at a small animal hospital. Please apply in person at 1302 Perkins Road. ________________________

ICEHOUSE is hiring experienced Bartenders, Servers, and Kitchen staff. 14111 Airline Hwy, call Carroll 225-933-1601 ________________________ CONSTRUCTION POSITION OPEN Local Commercial General Contractor seeking Const. Mgmt. graduate to fill an Asst. Estimator / Coordinator role. Chris Town Construction LLC 1111 South Foster Drive Ste.E Baton Rouge, LA. 70806 Email resume’ to ________________________ Small Childcare Center near LSU hiring afternoon teacher for spring semester. M-F 2:30-5:30 email re-

NANNY NEEDED for 2 children ages 3 and 5. Full-time position M-F 8-5. Willing to take two part-time applicants. Must be reliable, caring and patient. Interest/background in childhood education encouraged. Call

Casey 225-301-3276. ________________________ Outside sales in an innovative industry. Flexible schedule and incredible compensation. Email for more information. ________________________ Busy Physical Therapy clinic seeking part-time technicians in Baton

sume to ________________________ Part time Counter clerk needed Welsh’s Cleaners 4469 Perkins rd. @ College dr. Great for students flexible hours 15-20 hours/week. Apply in person ________________________ University of Georgia-Tifton Campus Research Professional IV (Statistician) Responsible for providing statistical expertise, data analysis and interpretation, and advice to faculty, staff, and students on experimental design, statistical data analyses, interpretation, project management, and results summarization. For job details and to apply, go to http://www. Central?quickFind=62930 For full consideration, ap-

plication and resume must be received by 11/29/2013. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution ________________________ Receptionist and kennel worker

Rouge office. Resumes to: hr@ ________________________ Electrical Motor Shop Now Hiring! Seeking self motivated and trainable individuals. Apply at IEMS 8920 Buzbee Drive Baton Rouge 70809

The Daily Reveille UPCYCLE, from page 1 Each of the four groups created its own seating: water bottle and newspaper loungers, washing machine chairs, cardboard tubes and glass bottle seating and lighting. Overall, the groups collected more than 200 water bottles and 800 glass bottles. “We did lots of stakeholder research, and the students spent a lot of time at the UREC observing people and doing lots of research trying to understand how the UREC works and the needs of UREC users,” said assistant professor Meredith Sattler. “A lot of people sat on floor in that hallway waiting for the classes to start so that’s where a lot of seating ideas came from.” Fifth year architecture student Carolina Rodriguez said the coolest thing about this project is the way it was designed. Her group created the lounge chairs using only water bottles and copies of The Daily Reveille and DIG Magazine. She said the group even tried to achieve a curvature, which is a design in the shape of the chair that makes it fit the human body. Along with each piece of furniture displayed throughout the UREC, the students created signs informing people of the different ways recycling works and some alarming statistics about the lack of recycling in the Baton Rouge community. “The largest piece is composed of 291 water bottles, which corresponds to the number of bottles wasted everyday at the UREC,” said fourth year architecture student Tyler Detiveaux. The group members agreed that the more time they spent on the project, the better an understanding of each water bottle’s personality they gained: Ozarka is gentle; Nestle Pure Life is weak; and Dasani is stubborn, Detiveaux said.

page 11 Getting the necessary amount of newspaper for this project was no easy task, according to second year architecture graduate student Landon Pugh who said he spent more than 20 hours rolling newspaper last week alone. The group said they have been collecting water bottles since before this class even started, anticipating the need for them at some point during the semester. While one group was diligently working on creating newspaper and water bottle loungers, another was weaving a bike tire hammock. The hammock, which now has been demoted to a sculptural piece because of the UREC’s liability concerns, is created completely from deflated bike tire tubes woven together. The hammock is tied to the railing between one of the staircases near the UREC’s front desk. The students said they visited all of the local bike shops in order to get their materials. The sustainability saga continues with one group that created chairs out of washing machines salvaged from a nearby apartment complex. “Our project is based around washing machines and what we are calling ‘design for disassembly,’” said fourth year student Zachary Chatelain. “It’s basically looking at recycling and deconstruction of the components of machines and what it takes to recycle objects like this.” The students arranged a series of washing machines that show the disassembling process and highlight facts about recycling the disassembled parts. Another machine was upcycled to create a light

fixture, and another was upcycled to create a chair. The final group created a multi-purpose seating and lighting structure, said fourth year student Andrew Layman. The project creates a light filtering screen with a foundation that forms seating. To create this structure, the group connected cardboard tubes to form walls and strategically placed glass liquor bottles throughout different sections of the tubing. Assistant professor Meredith Sattler said the class picked the UREC as the on-campus venue for the project because of the size of the UREC and its current sustainability initiatives. “They have significant sustainability initiatives already happening and one of the great ones is Clear Water, Green Heart, which is trying to get people not to bring disposable plastic bottles into the UREC,” said Sattler. “So, it was a lovely fit for us to be there.” Sattler and her class were looking for a space where people are able to interact with the project, and she is most excited about seeing the interactions. The Upcycle Exhibition Reception is to be held in Classroom 1 and is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on display from Nov. 14 - Dec. 6.

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THE Daily Commuter Puzzle ACROSS 1 Street surfacer 6 __ in; wearing 10 One of the Three Bears 14 Banishment 15 Actor’s part 16 Elderly 17 Santa’s helpers 18 Fumbler’s word 19 Use a Kindle 20 Response to a stimulus 22 Son in a royal family 24 Fish __; aquarium 25 Little pad under a drink 26 Afternoon nap 29 Door fastener 30 Depressed; sad 31 Join, as a club 33 Actor Stacy 37 Thing; object 39 Rarin’ to go 41 Grain storage tower 42 Fortuneteller’s deck of cards 44 Eskimo canoe 46 __ to; because of 47 __ Peace Prize 49 Kids; jokes with 51 Gondola operator 54 Unyielding 55 Pockmark on the moon 56 Covered wagon passengers 60 Sheltered bay 61 Make indistinct 63 Arm joint 64 __-friendly; easy to operate 65 Uncommon 66 Tripoli’s nation 67 Cincinnati team 68 Filled with wonder 69 Disrespectful DOWN 1 Look searchingly 2 Wheel rod

3 Paper towel brand 4 Votes into office 5 Say again 6 Thief 7 Crazy as a __ 8 Mont Blanc or the Matterhorn 9 Powerful ruler 10 Louisiana’s counties 11 Insurance seller 12 Harmony 13 Deadly snake 21 Foolish 23 Off-the__; ready-made 25 Mariah or Drew 26 Narrow cut 27 Tiny bit 28 Beverage holder 29 Allowed by law 32 __ aback; surprised 34 Assists 35 Board game

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52 Got up 53 Talked wildly 54 Gave a pink slip to 56 Untainted 57 Recedes 58 Rogers & Clark 59 Influence 62 Statute

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