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Monon ticket information released By MICHAEL APPELGATE sports@thedepauw.com

Athletic director of DePauw University, Page Cotton, released ticketing information for 118th Monon Bell Classic on Monday. This year’s game will take place at Blackstock Stadium between DePauw University and Wabash College on Saturday, Nov. 12. During the two-day period of October 24-25, students can come to the UB Ballroom and show a valid DePauw ID for one free ticket to the game. Faculty and staff can pick up a maximum of two tickets for free during those same times. “If fans want a ticket they need to make sure they obtain them early as the game will sell out quickly,” Cotton wrote in the press release. “The popularity of the Monon Bell game continues to grow and we look forward to providing fans a fun and safe environment.” On Oct. 26, tickets will go on sale online for $15, available for purchase by credit card only. Shipping will cost an additional dollar and a maximum of eight tickets may be purchased per person. The sale will begin at 8:30 a.m. and will continue until DePauw’s allotment runs out.

Dean Mark McCoy PHOTO CREDIT: CHASE HALL/THEDEPAUW By KENDALL QUISENBERRY investigate@thedepauw.com 

Dean of the School of Music Mark McCoy was nominated to come to DePauw without any intention of leaving Shepard University in West Virginia. However, since making the decision to travel across the country and settle in Greencastle, McCoy has already had an impact on the School of Music. “I was not looking for a job,” McCoy said. “I was nominated for this position and though I didn’t think I was interested, it turns out I was. I love working with Dr. Casey and the cabinet. I have very much enjoyed working with the faculty and staff here and I think I have most enjoyed the performances that our students have put on and the host of remarkable venues.”  One such venue kicked off the musical season with performances by world-renowned cellist Yo-Yo Ma. McCoy explains that Ma’s appearance on

campus was more than simply a musician coming to entertain.   “There’s no one better than Yo-Yo Ma. He’s so much more than a musician. When classifying himself he said ‘First I’m a man. Second, I’m a musician and third, I’m a cellist.’ If you can be the world’s greatest cellist and say that third, that’s a great example for everyone. He made everyone he met feel like an old friend,” McCoy said.  Ma’s performances on DePauw’s campus helped bring the School of Music and the School of Liberal Arts closer together, one of Mr. McCoy’s many goals for the School of Music.  “He has already opened several lines of communication,” School of Music senior Molly Sender said of McCoy. “He’s going to have a hugely positive impact because he is a more visible face than we’ve seen in the past. He is a very warm guy.”  Recently, McCoy decided to host the event DePauwPalooza in Bowman Park. Its intention was to showcase the music school by involving music students with the College of Liberal Arts students.   According to Sender, the gathering was mainly School of Music students at first, but as the music got louder and the day progressed the event turned into a campus wide spectacle.   “It was very symbolic of what we were trying to accomplish,” Sender said.  According to McCoy, he gave the group of students, faculty and staff four days to organize this event. Regardless of the short amount of time to pull an event together, the group accomplished more than imaginable. Student Body President Charles Pierre and Vice President Nick Flores, both seniors, worked with McCoy on this project. 

Inside this issue: Gaming meets academics (p4), Tigers lose to Ohio Wesleyan (p10), ‘Fresh Start’ for chapters admitting to hazing (p3)


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The DePauw | Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

STUDENT GOVERNMENT HAPPENINGS

The DePauw TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2011

October 6

• Damage to a sign by a vehicle • Reported damage to Facilities | Time: 1:39 a.m. | Place: 509 Seminary Street

October 7

• Medical/alcohol violation • Transported to Putnam County Hospital, forwarded to Community Standards | Time: 12:06 a.m. | Place: Delta Tau Delta fraternity

October 8

• Medical/ alcohol violation • Transported to Putnam County Hospital, forwarded to Community Standards | Time: 2:02 a.m. | Place: Delta Upsilon fraternity

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: • Student senate discussed the 24 hour study spaces with Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Cindy Babington and started planning   meetings with five other administrators in different departments for after fall break. They also anticipate sending out a student survey in order to gauge the perspective of the student body on study spaces. • The senators discussed instances of theft on campus with Director of Public Safety Angela Nally. Nally said that utilizing the swipe systems will help eliminate thefts and that there will be more installments of swipe card readers in other buildings. • Ecology representatives are planning to interact with the student body to discuss being a part

of an energy conservation challenge with other schools that won the sustainability contest last year. • The process through which students can interact with alumni through Career Services is undergoing a change because DePauw is in the middle of switching servers. Once the server is established, people will have easier access to the alumni network. • Senators plan to reach out to the student body to survey about the effect and opinion of DePauw’s bottled water ban. • Student government is thinking about writing a white paper on printing services to see if it is possible to keep track of student billing statements.

• Mischief to room — delayed report • Under investigation | Time: 12:30 p.m. | Place: Pi Beta Phi sorority

• Alcohol violation • Released to custody of friend/forwarded to Community Standards Committee | Time: 5:41 a.m. | Place: Longden Hall SOURCE: PUBLIC SAFETY HTTP://WWW.DEPAUW.EDU/STUDENT/

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Bottled water ban to be revisited By DANA FERGUSON news@thedepauw.com

Student Senate announced at its meeting Sunday night that surveys will be circulated among the student body in order to evaluate the impacts of and responses to the water bottle ban put in place in the fall of 2010. Vice President of the Student Body Nic Flores said the senate does not yet know what it will do with the information resulting from survey responses. Flores said the survey responses will determine the way in which sen-

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‘Fresh start’ for any chapter that admits to hazing By ALICIA TUTINI news@thedepauw.com

DePauw’s definition of hazing is standard. According to the website hazing is “any action or experience expected of new or current members of an organization or team, regardless of their willingness to participate, that humiliates or degrades them, or risks emotional or physical harm.” Deciding to take action to halt hazing in its tracks and prevent its future existence, a policy known as the Fresh Start Program was put into action a few years back. The Fresh Start Program states that if an organization comes forward and admits its hazing offenses prior to actually getting caught, the organization will be, in a sense, forgiven and awarded a clean slate. Greek life coordinator Eric Wolfe said the goal is to eliminate the presence of hazing within any organization within the university by providing alternatives. “If an organization holds a scavenger hunt at four in the morning, we ask them ‘why did you do that? What did you want to get out of that?’” Wolfe said. “Once we establish that, we try to find other

options that would accomplish that same goal.” President of the Interfraternity Council Mitch Turnbow said hazing may not be a significant problem on campus, but some instances of hazing do occur. “It’s not so much a problem as something that happens more than it should … the fact that it happens at all is too much,” Turnbow said. “Any initiative that can help put a stop to any hazing happening anywhere on this campus or on those surrounding us is a good one.” In order to better identify what is really going on, the program has been broken down into three different subcategories: subtle hazing, harassment hazing, and violent hazing. Subtle hazing is the most difficult to identify because “these types of hazing are often taken-for-granted or accepted as ‘harmless’ or meaningless,” according to Wolfe. Wolfe said members of an organization may feel as though the subtle hazing is a rite of passage or that they must participate because it is tradition. “Even if you agree to participate, it’s still hazing,” Wolfe said. “Consent is not the end-all-be-all.” Wolfe said harassment hazing is easier to identify, with offenses ranging from sleep deprivation to

Union Board begins ticket sales for Chiddey Bang, AudioDax, Fedel By DANA FERGUSON news@thedepauw.com

Tickets went on sale Monday night for the Union Board’s fall concert featuring Chiddey Bang, AudioDax and Fedel. The concert will be held in Kresge Auditorium on Oct. 28. The doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Co-president of the Union Board Peter Haigh said the artists were chosen in the limited time frame the organization was given. Early in the semester, the university approached the organization requesting that they put on a fall concert in addition to Union Board’s annual spring concert. “The fall concert, it really went on who we could get just because we had such a short time frame to plan,” Haigh said Haigh said criteria for artists included Union Board’s available funding, options of artists and student responses from online surveys as to what sort of music they like. According to Haigh, Union Board expects a strong turn out to the event and encourages students to buy tickets early. “We’re expecting a really good turn out, maybe even a sold out show so students should really get their tickets this week instead of waiting until

public nudity, verbal abuse to damaging property. He said any act that causes emotional anguish or physical discomfort can constitute harassment hazing. “When you have the new members lined up and you’re yelling at them, you don’t know what kind of damage you’re causing,” Wolfe said. “You don’t know what they’ve experienced in the past.” Finally, he said violent hazing involves exactly that: violence. Whether it be physical, emotion, or psychological, violent hazing is anything that could potentially cause harm. “There was one instance where new members were instructed to kidnap upperclassmen,” Wolfe said. “Hogtied and everything.” Wolfe said the dangers of hazing can extend to every corner within an organization. Turnbow said that the Fresh Start initiative will benefit the greek community as well as the entire campus. “Even something small like putting signs up around campus is something that can help,” Turnbow said. “Though this is not just for our campus. We are trying to also set an example for other schools to know that we do not approve of hazing.”

Wolfe said challenges arise in convincing the organizations to come forward. Since the Fresh Start Program was implemented, only a few have come forward and admitted their wrongdoings while a greater number of others have been investigated for hazing. “Hazing is illegal in Indiana,” Wolfe said. “If we find out that an organization is hazing before they come forward, the opportunity to come clean is gone.” Wolfe said a person coming forward with information on hazing is not uncommon. “If friends or family members see this going on, they will come forward and say something,” Wolfe said. “A lot of the time they’ll become a sort of advocate for them. The Fresh Start Program is exactly that: a fresh start. A clean slate for those who desire change and are ready to tackle the source of the problem, Wolfe said. “The premise of the Fresh Start Program is simple: ultimately, everyone comes to the table and agrees that they do not want to cause harm to each other,” Wolfe said. “There is no judgment, just moving forward.”

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after fall break,” Haigh said When asked how much Union Board spent bringing the three artists to campus Haight said he did not feel comfortable commenting. Union Board funding comes from the Allocations Board.

TICKETS ON SALE Where: the Hub When: every day this week and the week following fall break Time: 11:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. & 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Swimmers compete in relays during Delta Gamma’s philanthropic event, Anchor Splash, last Saturday. ASHLEY BAUER / THE DEPAUW


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McCoy | continued from page 1 worked with McCoy on this project.  “Simply put, working with Dr. McCoy is every student’s dream,” Pierre said. “He is the type of administrator the admissions officers brag about. He is fun, accomplished and ready to help any student that is willing to bring their ‘A game.’ He is incredible.”  School of Music senior Jared Norman has had the opportunity to interact with McCoy in a variety of settings. Working in the School of Music office, he has been able to talk to and work with McCoy on a variety of projects.  “He’s a really, really nice guy,” Norman said. “He’s very into creating community, both within the School of Music and between the School of Music and the College of Liberal Arts. He is really friendly and wants to get to know all the students. I think he will have a lot more of an impact in later years. I cannot wait to see where he takes the School of Music.”  As far as plans for the School of Music are concerned, McCoy cannot divulge any specifics as of now, but he assures that he has grand aspirations.   One project he is working on is bringing musi-

cians to campus who are closer in age to DePauw students.  To go along with that, his overarching goal is to bring the College of Liberal Arts and the School of Music closer together. Through this, he hopes to give the School of Music students more opportunity to showcase their talent.  “Dr. McCoy is great at promoting the talented students we have at DePauw,” Professor of Music Matthew Balensuela said. “The more our students can perform for the community, the more we can bring the school together as a whole and I think Dr. McCoy is doing a great job with that.”  At the beginning of the semster, McCoy sent out a survey to the student body in order to understand their feelings and goals for the School of Music. The purpose of this survey was to understand the School of Music from a variety of viewpoints.   According to McCoy, the survey received positive feedback and he will be using the responses to try to improve the School of Music based on student suggestions.   “I think we should be the greatest School of Music and Liberal Arts school on the planet,” McCoy said. “We have the talent here we need: Beautiful campus, brilliant faculty and staff, great students and a great leader in Dr. Casey. What’s missing?”

ADVERTISEMENT Dean of the School of Music Mark McCoy addresses a full dining hall before cellist Yo-Yo Ma gave a surprise performance with students September 30 . CHASE HALL / THE DEPAUW

Gaming meets academics By ABBY MARGULIS news@thedepauw.com 

Gamers will flock to Prindle this week with controllers and philosophical thoughts in tow.  The Ethical Inquiry through Video Game Plan and Design symposium gaming will take place at the Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics through Wednesday.   The symposium is a chance for students and faculty to consider the claims that video games can serve on an ethical platform. It will prompt discussions centered on such topics as the promotion of ethical positions by video games and the enhancing of ethical sensibilities by video games’ simulation of moral problems. English professor Harry Brown said the symposium will help participants to see the ways in which video games serve a valuable purpose to players.  “Empathy is a core value in the liberal arts; we believe that the work we do at institutions like DePauw should equip students to understand themselves, others, and the world from multiple perspectives,” Brown said. “Through role play and the simulation of moral choice and consequence, and dramatiza-

tion of these choices in an imagined world, games can foster empathy.”  In 1958, the first video game, Tennis for Two, was introduced to the world. Today hundreds of video games and various gaming systems fill the shelves of electronics stores and rooms of self-proclaimed gamers.   “We hope to encourage discussion among different kinds of people, including philosophers, game designers, media scholars, and students broadly interested in the ethical dimension of game play and design,” Brown said.  Brown said he hopes participants will understand the connection between gaming and ethics following their participation in the symposium.  “In the end, I hope that participants will have clearer ideas of the possibilities for games to serve as tools for moral inquiry, and clearer ideas about the way new games could be designed to simulate complex human relations and promote empathetic awareness among the people who play them,” Brown said.  Speakers set to participate in the symposium include visiting professors: Michael Abbott, Edward Castronova, John Gosney and Karen Schrier Shaenfield.

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The DePauw | Friday, Oct. 11, 2011

WHAT’S ON AND WHAT WILL STAY ON

Fall TV series try to survive budget cuts BY JAZMINE HARPER-DAVIS features@thedepauw.com

The fall television season has already started and old shows have returned while new ones have begun. Pilot season is the most nervewracking time for television writers, creators, producers and actors. They worry whether or not their show is good enough to be on air, whether people can relate to the topics and whether it’s a show that will be sustainable. Once a pilot gets picked up, one might think all the worries are over. But most new shows have a great premise but need to appeal to certain audiences and find their niche. Some make the cut —mainly comedies — but others don’t see the light of day. That was the case for NBC’s 60s-

based drama “The Playboy Club,” the show demonstrated a broader which averaged only 3 miltarget audience, including women. lion viewers per week. This is not as appealing to men Set in Chicago, the proas the promos suggested, and mos showed women women didn’t give the show dressed in their buna chance because the promos ny costumes walking were misleading. People may around and looking also have been turned off by pretty. the show because they Based on that thought of it as a wanimage, one might nabe version of “Mad think the target Men.” audience was When the show was men ages 18-49, cancelled, women who which in the ratdid watch it were outings world is a raged. The comlarge targeted JAZMINEHARPER-DAVIS ment sections of audience. popular entertainHowever, as ment-focused webthe show consites all expressed tinued, it began to focus on the in- their indignation that “Playboy Club” dependence of the women. was cancelled while the freshman Centered on their money-making comedy “Whitney” was still on air and their smart use of their earnings, and was even picked up for a full

season. The sitcom “Whitney” stars a semi-popular comedienne known for her work on “Chelsea Lately” that dealt with a couple and the dating issues they faced. The main controversy about the show is that it over-sexualizes women and communicates the wrong message about healthy relationships. Earlier in the year star and creator of the show Whitney Cummings said, “I didn’t see anything on TV for young, sexy, smart women. It’s time. It’s time.” For many it was an insult to the female-driven comedies we do have on television such as “Parks and Recreation,” “30 Rock,” “Mike and Molly” and “Raising Hope.” Cummings also said the show would be exclusively about the sexual adventures of her female character. For the show’s male audience, this approach was popular, but some

female viewers found it unsettling. In addition to “Playboy Club” getting the axe, NBC’s “Free Agents” was also cut while the comedy “Up All Night” was given the green light for another season. The CW cancelled its show “H8ter” which featured “celebrities” confronting their “haters.” The idea behind the show was to promote “celebrities” as more than their perceptions. This is only the first round of cuts, and over the course of the coming months, many networks will make their decisions on what stays and what goes. Hopefully, your favorites will make the cut. — Harper-Davis is a sophomore communications major from Washington D.C.

SELF-PROCLAIMED HIPSTER CONSIDERS HONESTY IN MUSIC

Hipsterdom: contemporary wisdom in pop culture Urban Dictionary defines hipsters, that most ambiguous division of individuals, as “a subculture of men and women that value independent thinking, counter-culture, progressive politics, an appreciation of art and indierock, creativity, intelligence, and witty banter.” Loathe though I am to admit it, I am a hipster through and through. Not in the visual sense of tweed blazers and coke-bottle Buddy Holly glasses and not in the behavioral sense of discussing philosophy over chai tea. I am a hipster in the sense that I love indie culture so much that I am relatively clueless about most things mainstream.  I like to think that we each have an extraordinary bond with a musician, a bond in which we feel as though the musician’s lyrics are the stories of our lives. This bond enables us to feel as though that musician is singing for one

person and one person alone. However, I wonder at those who claim that the likes of Katy Perry and Lady Gaga have direct lines to their heads and hearts. What do Katy and Gaga, in all of their stylized melodrama, know about the ache and effort and exaltation of real life? How can pop stars, who at times become the mouthpiece for songs written by others, be considered genuinely heartfelt? I can think of no genre more sincerely confessional than indie-rock and no musician more understanding of the way that humans stretch and struggle and strive than Conor Oberst, the Bob Dylan-esque troubadour of the twentyfirst century.  Bright Eyes, Oberst’s current musical vehicle, has spoken to me for years with lyrics that seem lovely and secret and just for me. But coming to college has revolutionized my perception of that feeling of disconnection so char-

acteristic of Oberst’s lyrics. In “Tourist the songbook of the human condition. Trap,” Oberst sings, “The road finally Oberst sings of uncertainty and indecigave me back, but I don’t think I’ll sion, of growing up and growunpack ‘cause I’m not sure if I live ing apart, of love and longing here anymore.” and everything in between. Similarly, in “Landlocked Critics call Oberst reedyBlues,” he claims, “I feel more voiced and pretentious, like a stranger each time I come but Bright Eyes’ music is home.” Now more than ever about finding what you before do I understand the can, be it a geographic manner in which Oberst feels location or peace wrenched in multiple diof mind, whenevrections — upon returner and however ing to my hometown, I you can find find it effortless to fall it. It’s about back into the rhythms hope and optiof life as I once knew mism, about it, but such regularity searching for is tainted by the knowl- ADRINENNEWESTENFELD b e l o n g i n g edge that there exists and accepanother world at DePauw, turning and tance in an incomprehensible world, spinning and going on despite my ab- and about never ceasing to look until sence. you’ve found what you’re looking for.   Bright Eyes has created, to me, Bright Eyes has chronicled something

that we all can understand: The search for identity.  There exists a bit of contemporary wisdom asserting that those who claim to be hipsters are not true hipsters. I think that society has lost the idea of hipsters as individuals passionate about underground culture and instead replaced that idea with the image of chain-smoking, glasseswearing, tea-drinking, posturing pseudo-intellectuals. What’s so wrong with being passionate and choosing to filter the world in a certain slant of light? Is there something wrong with carving a niche into pop culture in order to foster a connection with it? If pop culture hipsterdom is wrong, then I’d rather not be right. — Westenfeld is a freshman from Fort Wayne, Ind., majoring in English literature and creative writing.


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Latin dance troupe takes friendship

By JACLYN ANGLIS features@thedepauw.com

  “Muevete” roughly translates to “move yourself,” but to two DePauw freshmen who have formed the campus’s first Latin dance troupe, the Spanish term has a particularly special meaning. “We all have goals and every day we make strides towards those goals,” co-founder John Yates said. “It is our goal to make Muevete a community that will support one another to ‘move themselves’ towards their goals both individually and as a unit. It also goes without saying that in Latin dance, it’s all in the hips.” Muevete’s other co-founder, Jonathan Reyes, wants to bring the message and feel of the Latin dance culture to DePauw with Muevete. “We wanted to convey the Latin culture in away that

encourages the students to feel comfortable in their own skin, move to the beat and embrace the culture through dance,” Reyes said. Founding a dance group isn’t a new experience for Yates or Reyes. Both originally from the Bronx, New York, they started a Latin dance troupe together at their high school, Cardinal Hayes. However, the students are confident that Muevete, which is composed of participants from several different backgrounds, has and will continue to go above and beyond their prior expectations. “The group at DePauw is much different from our high school group in that the students at DePauw seem to be more interested with and committed to the new style of dance,” Reyes said. Yates hopes DePauw students will take an interest in the troupe and try it out.

“Muevete would only add to their DePauw experience because they will learn a new culture, learn about their peers in a completely different way, and graduate with a couple of new dance moves,” Yates said.   As of now, the group is not scheduled to perform at any big DePauw events because their main focus is teaching. They want to let the group members find themselves and their personal style in the dance. Their hope is that in time, when the students are ready, Muevete will perform all over campus and abroad at other events, such as the International Salsa Congress. Reyes said that when Muevete begins performing, he hopes students will be excited about it and came out to support the team. “We want even students who are not in the group to still be involved,” Reyes said. For Yates, the best part of leading Muevete is the students’

enthusiasm for the trou “To hear them duri on Saturday,’ just mak Yates said. “And to see practice and just laughi more.” Reyes also enjoys some concern that inte “I love that all of the new, and they look grea to get their feet wet and In addition to begin belong to a communit back home in the Bro learned about Latin da had to positively impac


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ps, lessons beyond the dance floor

upe itself. ing the week say, ‘I can’t wait for practice kes this whole experience all the better,” e their excitement and dedication during ing and having fun. We could not ask for

the group dynamic. Initially, there was erest in the group would be low. e students are so willing to try something at doing it,” Reyes said. “They’re not afraid d ultimately, that’s what John and I want.” nning their own troupes, Yates and Reyes ty of dancers called the Side Street Kids onx. Being in the group, they not only ance, but also about the potential they ct their community. They learned to see

Far Left: Leaders Jonathan Reyes (left) and John Yates (Right) review a dance combination with the whole group. Left: The group begins their meeting with a conversation about the upcoming week at the start of Latin Dance Club. Bottom Left: Jonathan Reyes shows off his moves to the Latin Dance Club. Bottom Right: Leader John Yates shows the group a cross step. CHIP POTTER / THE DEPAUW

“We wanted to convey the Latin culture in away that encourages the students to feel comfortable in their own skin, move to the beat and embrace the culture through dance.” — Co-founder, Jonathan Reyes

dancing as not a competition, but a cultural expression of learning new things, meeting new people, and growing as a strong community. They wanted to implement these morals into the troupe on campus. “The most exciting thing about starting the group for me is knowing that I am partaking in something on campus that is much bigger than myself,” Reyes said. “I’m exciting to bring a new type of dance to DePauw and to be able to pass on what I know.” Yates said Muevete members not only dance together, but also discuss daily life as DePauw students and how they can participate in community service and further enrich their experience on campus. “We go beyond the dance floor,” Yates said. “That’s our motto.”

INTERESTED? Muevete’s dance rehearsals are held in the Auxiliary Gym, on the second floor of the Lilly Center. Currently, they take place every Saturday from 1 to 3 p.m. Interested DePauw students are welcome and encouraged to take part in the practice.


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The DePauw | Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

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EDITORIAL

‘Fresh Start’ may not be taken This fall, everyone has a fresh start — or at least the opportunity for one. The university has implemented the ‘Fresh Start’ program for all greek organizations, allowing them to come forward and admit their hazing wrongdoings in exchange for immunity for past actions. We wonder how effective this new program will be, because it seems unlikely that any organizations will come forward at all. If and when greek organizations are caught hazing, they won’t be sorry about the act, they will be sorry they were caught. Many of the acts of hazing are probably viewed as “tradition.” Harmless tasks that have been assigned during every pledgeship for years, perhaps even decades, will likely continue. Active members may not think twice about some events being against the law. It’s all contextual — upperclassmen participated in certain activities during pledgeship, and thus believe that same activities will be fun and necessary for incoming classes. Pledges can buy into these acts and complete tasks without questioning purposes. The nature of some actions defined as hazing don’t warrant them coming forward. In addition, the question of what actually constitutes hazing comes into play. For sororities, requiring new members to do just about anything is considered hazing. Actives can get in trouble for drinking with new members or holding study tables as other greek organizations that might limit showering, food and sleep during pledgeship. The Fresh Start program is good in theory, an incentive program. But when people in the organization don’t see a problem with the acts, what will be accomplished?

Impacting change without protest

High costs warrant better planning

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DePauw has played host to some impressive musical talents over the last decades. Dave Matthews, Black Eyed Peas, Lupe Fiasco and, of course, Yo-Yo Ma all rocked Kresge Auditorium over the last decade or so. Those are names with national recognition and appeal. In recent years, that talent has decreased but by no means been unspectacular. Asher Roth, Mike Posner and Third Eye Blind are all artists most DePauw students know. But are they really worth the cost? We appreciate Union Board’s approach last year, saving up for one big spring concert. And while Posner may not have been every student’s first choice, he did pack the house. That’s why we’re confused about the university asking Union Board to drop the student-supported format in favor of a return to a fall and spring concert. The bands are good choices, especially with the limited time frame given. Scheduling the event during Old Gold Weekend makes sense. Hopefully, it will bring graduates back to Greencastle and inject some much-needed youth into the homecoming weekend relic. Still, we wonder why this was forced on Union Board. With millions in deferred maintenance and a shaky economic climate, the university should be asking Union Board to spend less and save more. As students with a vested interest in this community, I’m sure they’d be willing to oblige.

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ast Wednesday, I received an email from a friend calling people to attend a version of Occupy Wall Street in Indianapolis.  For those who have not followed the news, Occupy Wall Street is a series of protests in Zuccotti Park in New York City. The participants are mainly protesting against social and economic inequality, corporate greed and the influence of corporate money and lobbyists on government. NICK Some critics complain about the goals of the protest. Though having a range of fancy goals, those goals—protesting inequality, greed, corporate money— seems like a balloon with nothing inside. Whether or not the protest would make any difference remains to be seen.   One thing is for sure. The Occupy Wall Street protests show that American people stand up when they need to. Last week, a column published in The DePauw expressed the view that Americans are politically apathetic by comparing protests as a daily activity in

Spain to a few numbers of protests at DePauw. I disagree. First, protests are inefficient. Mathematically, for protest activity, the ratio of success— the number of protests that brought about change over the number of small failed protests—is relatively small. If protestors want to spark any interest in the government, it must be big enough so that voices can be heard. NGYUEN Sometimes what people protest offends others. Take the Westboro Baptist Church as an example. They picket funerals and desecrate American Flag. While their action is lawfully right, as they won the Supreme Court case Snyder v. Phelps, many people find it difficult to accept such action. In Federalist No. 10, James Madison coined the word “faction” to refer to a group of people with interest contrary to the interest of others or the interest of the whole community. Above all, protests are not the only way for activists to voice opinions.

There are plenty of others protocols. Over this semester at DePauw, for instance, student government opened groups on Facebook for each class, and each group is a platform for issues needing concerns. student government itself served as common carrier between students and DePauw administration. If you want to tackle issues outside of DePauw’s campus, you have many opportunities. Last semester, a friend of mine went to Indianapolis to protest the SB500 bill. Earlier this semester, we were happy to learn that a DePauw staff member and professor were arrested while protesting in DC. Public support for protest activity is low in the United States. Yet in fact, Americans are more likely to take part in other activities such as writing to their legislators or volunteering in political campaigns. Thus, Americans and DePauw students are not politically apathetic. If we feel strong about any issues, we are more than ready to take action.   —Nguyen is a sophomore from Hanoi, Vietnam majoring in computer science. opinion@thedepauw.com


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The DePauw | Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

Pay attention to democratic violations “

Anwar al-Awlaki: al Qaeda’s rock star no more,”

that al-Awlaki was involved in violence directed CNN.com triumphantly crowed on September against America and Americans. He apparently 30. That exuberance persists throughout the ar- corresponded with Maj. Nidal Hassan, currently ticle: After all, “Al-Awlaki was at the heart of one of on trial for the shooting at Fort Hood. President the most dangerous terror groups on earth.” Many Obama assured us that al-Awlaki “took the lead in other headlines highlighted the unusual aspects planning and directing efforts to murder innocent of al-Awlaki’s killing. He was an American citizen, Americans.” Both of those things may very well be true.  killed by unmanned drones in Yemen.  But where’s the evidence? That question His citizenship seems to have garnered isn’t rhetorical, it’s logistical. The evidence the most attention. Later that afternoon, against al-Awlaki cannot be found in any CNN.com reported that his killing “republic record or court proceeding. No auenergized a national debate over the legal thorities arrested him, no court tried and moral quandaries of a government him and no judge or jury sentenced deliberately killing a citizen.” him. This sounds like the exact opThat debate didn’t seem to posite of due process and the type last long. Two weeks on, political of event the Fifth Amendment news is all about the Occupy Wall tries to prevent. Street protests, the tenth anSAM HOLLEY-KLINE But, really, what’s it matter? niversary of the Afghanistan War After all, as Secretary of Defense and the Republican primaries.  Leon Panetta noted, “if you’re a These things are important, of course, but so is the fact that our government terrorist, you’re a terrorist. And that means that just straight up killed one of its citizens without we have the ability to go after those who would a shred of due process. We have a Bill of Rights threaten to attack the United States and kill Amerito prevent such things. According to the Fifth cans.” Al-Awlaki (probably) was involved with antiAmendment, no one can be deprived of life with- American terrorism, so what’s the problem? Al-Awlaki is not the first American terrorist. The out due process of law. That didn’t seem to apply Oklahoma City bombing, the Olympic Park bombto al-Awlaki, though. CNN, among other news outlets, reports ing and the Unabomber attacks were all attacks

against American citizens by American citizens. Yet our government didn’t bomb Timothy McVeigh, Eric Rudolph or Theodore Kaczynski. They were tried, convicted and sentenced in courts of law. As a result, there is little room for doubt about their guilt. The same cannot be said for al-Awlaki and our justifications for killing him are weaker for it. Washington, D.C. and Yemen may seem pretty far removed from the DePauw bubble, but what happens in those places affects us here. Remember how much Congress debated the Patriot Act’s power to wiretap American citizens’ phones without warrants? I seem to remember people being upset at the idea that the government could listen on your calls on its own authority rather than judicial authority. That was bad enough. Now, we should be talking about the government’s killing of one of its own citizens. This development does not belong to some future world we will inherit when we leave the DePauw bubble for “real life.” It belongs to the world we live in right now. As such, we must take it on now, while such government killings are controversies rather than givens.

 

— Holley-Kline is a senior from Anchorage, Alaska, majoring in Spanish and anthropology. opinion@thedepauw.com

Travel leads to awareness of the bubble O n campus we like to talk about the “DePauw bubble.” It’s the big barrier that surrounds us, keeping us isolated from the wider world. I’d read about the bubble in opinion columns just like this one, but until I left the bubble I never realized how true it was. Now that I am abroad I’m a little shocked and more than little embarrassed now that I see just how strong the bubble is. I spend the vast majority of my time on our tiny campus when at DePauw. I live my life within an area of maybe five square miles. If I do leave campus, generally it is for Wal-Mart or Plainfield, but even those trips are short. Sure, I read the news and like to think I know what’s going on in the world, but in reality I am so isolated from the outside world that even if I know that some big newsworthy event just happened, it probably didn’t affect me directly and I can continue my normal routine. But the worst part of the bubble is that you cannot feel it. We sink into our routines as the bubble closes over us. We escape for the summer, an internship or whatnot, but soon we return and the bubble engulfs us again.

Things are a little different in Europe. There that yet). We also talk about foreign countries are so many cultures packed into a small space as much as we talk about Spain. I knew almost that it is virtually impossible to live in a bubnothing about Latin America when I arrived here ble. I’ve been here about a month. I have and now I can rattle off dictators and coup met people from almost every country attempts left and right. Leaving the bubble in Europe, as well as Brazil, Colombia, shows you just how much you don’t know. Mexico, Argentina, Venezuela, AusI am here with some other Ameritralia, Taiwan and more. Many people cans and a few nights ago at the bar we speak at least two languages, maybe were talking about what a shock it’s going three. Travel is relatively easy. The to be to come home. Here we are, shared destiny of the European living in Europe, seemingly surUnion means that while Greece rounded by the world. We can might by 1500 miles from Mahop on the train to Paris, catch drid, everybody knows the a cheap flight to London or take KYLEUHLMANN daily news from Athens, as the ferry to Morocco. But, in a well as Berlin, London, Bruscouple months we’ll be back at sels and even Washington. our respective universities, surrounded by cornThe bubble extends to schoolwork, too. I fields. After the bubble reasserts itself we will get have noticed recently that the vast majority of lost somewhere between the big paper due next the books we read for class at DePauw are by Thursday and Frisbee practice. American authors. Here, the books are by Ger  mans, Brits, Frenchmen, or Americans — anyone — Uhlmann is a junior from Loveland, Co. majoring in who has an interesting idea. I even take one class Spanish and political science. He is currently studying where we are supposed to read two books in abroad in Salamanca, Spain. French. (I haven’t figured out what to do about opinion@thedepauw.com

PHOTOPINION What do you think of Union Board having Chiddy Bang, AudioDax and Fedel perform? “I’m happy Union Board is supporting DePauw artists this semester and I’m even more happy that Chiddy Bang will be here.” Erika Koman, junior “I’m excited to see Fedel because I personally know him, but I’ve never seen him perform.”

Stephanie Fernandez, freshman “I love the idea of getting people together for just about anything. Great music is just an add on.” Issac Seppel, freshman I’m excited for Chiddy Bang to come. I’m a huge fan and I’m sure they’ll be awesome.” Dylan Spangler, sophomore

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10 | Sports

The DePauw | Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

WOMEN’S SOCCER

MEN’S SOCCER

Ohio Wesleyan wins again in Shocked by Ohio Wesleyan in final seconds  NCAC clash between unbeaten  By CONNOR HOLLENSTEINER  sports@thedepauw.com

BY COLE HANSON sports@thedepauw.com

The 15th ranked DePauw men’s soccer team (9-2, 3-1 NCAC) lost 1-0 Saturday at home to third ranked Ohio Wesleyan University Bishop’s (11-1, 3-0 NCAC). The game was a battle between two undefeated conference teams and nationally ranked foes.   This game determined which team will enjoy home-field advantage at the conference tournament. “On paper, the winner of this game gets home-field advantage at the conference tournament,” head coach Brad Hauter said. “If we both hold serve the rest of the regular season there will be a lot at stake in our next matchup.”  Freshman forward Andy Morrison is focused on finishing out the regular season well. “We need to keep our focus and lock up one of the top 4 seeds for the conference tournament,” Morrison said. “Play each game like it’s our last, and get another chance at Ohio Wesleyan.”   The Tigers came into the game looking to stop the secondary run, and Ohio

Wesleyan played exactly like the Tigers’ scouting report predicted.   “They brought our scouting report to life,” Hauter said. “The key to Ohio Wesleyan is to stop not the primary run, but the secondary run, the secondary player is the creator. And the one goal they scored was from the secondary run.”   The Tigers are confident that they can topple the Bishops in the conference tournament.   “That visual and emotional memory will lead into the conference tourney,” Hauter said. “We are hard to beat, especially twice, and look our guys in the eye and tell them we beat them and play at their level.”   Morrison believes the Tigers will exhibit improved performance in the next matchup.    “I think we will be more confident next time and ready to play,” Morrison said. “We showed them we could play and we expect to win and get that NCAA bid.”   The Tiger’s are looking to bounce back from the loss, and return to the high-powered east to west offense on Wednesday at Wittenberg University (5-6-1, 1-2 NCAC). 

The women’s soccer team came out Saturday against strong NCAC opponent Ohio Wesleyan (7-3-2, 2-0 NCAC), but came up just short with a 1-0 loss.  The Tigers held possession throughout the game, but it was Ohio Wesleyan’s Belle Madison who put the game winner in the back of the net with just 15 seconds remaining in regulation. The Tigers outshot the Battling Bishops of Ohio Wesleyan 15-7 and held the edge in corner kicks 5-1. Head Coach John Carter was very pleased with the girls play, but was a little disappointed with the end result.  “I feel bad for the girls because they deserved to win that game,” Carter said. “We played well, we fought hard and you can’t question lack of effort or commitment after that performance. We outplayed them the entire game and we just couldn’t put away our chances.” 

DePauw kept possession, and hit the cross bar and the post multiple times. It seemed as though the ball just did not want to go into the net for the Tigers on Saturday.   “We knocked the ball around a lot and were a very attractive team to watch,” Carter said. “We had Ohio Wesleyan chasing us most of the game and we just didn’t score, and they ended up scoring in the last 15 seconds to win it.”  DePauw played a good defense, only gaving up three shots on goal to Ohio Wesleyan all match, with one of those finding the back of the net. Senior Lauren Hannan was pleased with the play of the team Saturday.  “Offensively we had so many chances, and we hit the cross bar quite a few times,” Hannan said. “We played great on the defensive side of the ball we just need to be able to score goals.”  A struggling offense is something the team has been dealing with for quite some time now. The team has only scored one goal in its last four games but is looking to bounce back. 

“In practice we are really focused on scoring goals, so we are challenging our forwards and midfielders to want it,” Hannan said. “We need crash the box and get numbers forward. We need to be able to reproduce what we’ve done in practice and use that against other teams.”  The team sits at 4-8 (2-2 NCAC) and is looking to rebound out of this four game losing streak.   “We are 4-8 on the season but we are a much better team than that,” Carter said. “We have been playing at a level to win these last few games, but we need to find a way to score and clinch that win. When we find that next win I think it will spring board us and get a little run going.”  The Tigers next match is Saturday at NCAC opponent College of Wooster (6-5-1, 1-1-1 NCAC) starting at 1 p.m. Sitting in the middle of the conference at fifth, the Tigers can immediately jump up in the standing with a win against Wooster.

SOFTBALL

— Lewis Brown contributed to this article

Youth rounds out infield for fifth-place finish By MICHAEL APPELGATE sports@thedepauw.com

Freshman Andy Morrison goes up for a header in Saturday’s 1-0 loss to Ohio Weslyan. CHIP POTTER / THE DEPAUW

After finishing in fifth place for the second straight year in the NCAA Div. III national tournament last May, the DePauw softball team returned to the field Saturday with new faces, but the same winning attitude. In two scrimmage games against St. Mary’s of the Woods College, the Tigers won 7-3 and 6-2. After graduating three seniors last season, the team is looking to its youth. “I was really happy with the team and their performance on Saturday,” said head coach Bonnie Skrenta. “The junior class has really been playing behind the previous senior class and is ready to play.” Departing from the team were second baseman Emma Minx and shortstop Brianne Weeks. Sophomore

Megan Landahl and junior Gwen Anderson filled in for them in Saturday’s first game. Landahl, who was the team’s only backup pitcher last year, is getting her first chance at batting and playing in the infield. Anderson saw limited action last season in just four games. Missing from the field was junior infielder Jamie Story, who is studying abroad Story will likely be a part of that capable junior class in the spring, as she has filled in for each position in the infield in the past. “In the middle of the infield, they made good plays but also made some mistakes,” Skrenta said. “I like mistakes in the fall, because it just gets everybody fired up to train hard during the winter.” After beginning last season with just one pitcher and having to convert Landahl to a hurler, the team now has three pitchers with Bichler and two freshmen, Emily Dieckmann and Kahla Nolan.

“The pitching staff is at a depth where people can breathe and be motivated to practice,” Skrenta said. “Having competition at a sport is a good thing at Div. III. But especially at the pitching position, you want that support.” Homerun hitters Haley Buchanan, a senior, and junior Amy Hallett will grace the Tigers’ lineup once again this season. Not to be overlooked, last season’s RBI leader Jen Kosinski and batting average leader Rachel MacBeth, both seniors, will get on base for Hallett and Buchanan. “It’s been fun because a lot of girls are stepping up their offensive game,” Skrenta said. “They realize that they can still score runs without Emma Minx in the lineup.” The Tigers will look forward to the start of the season in the spring when they face Hendrix College and Rhodes College on March 10.


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The DePauw | Tueday, Oct. 11, 2011

VOLLEYBALL

Still building mental toughness, split weekend

The Tiger defense prepares to return a serve against opponent Oberlin College. DePauw won in straight sets. CHIP POTTER / THE DEPAUW By MICHAEL APPELGATE sports@thedepauw.com

Mental toughness is often hard for a team to define. For many coaches, it is a constant struggle to maintain and equally complicated to explain. For the Tiger volleyball team, it is the one speed bump in the road to winning consistently. After a frustrating 3-2 loss Friday night against Kenyon College (10-12, 4-4 NCAC), the Tigers (15-7, 6-2 NCAC) sought to avenge the disappointing loss with a win over the only winless NCAC team, Oberlin College (0-18, 0-7 NCAC). DePauw rebounded nicely, winning in straight games 3-0. However, Head Coach Deb Zellers is looking for answers to her team’s loss to Kenyon. “The Kenyon match was an extremely frustrating match, one that we thought we should have won,” Zellers said. “We just didn’t play well. We just struggle this season both individually and as a team to bounce back from a slow start.” The match was delayed because one of the officials showed up late. This meant more pre-game warm ups for the teams, but Zellers thought the extra time affected her team in a negative way.

“That happened for both teams, but for us I noticed in the five minutes of extra play, it was almost as if we already started in that tight mode,” Zellers said. “I noticed from the get-go that we were very inside of ourselves and making a lot of unforced errors.” Once the first game started, the Tigers were down early 5-7, then after evening the score at 13, Kenyon established a lead and won the game 25-23. “A few players came out not playing their ‘A’ game,” Zellers said. “But this is what happens in sports, you don’t have your best game every game. But we have to learn that even if we are not having our best game, we can still dig our way out of it.” DePauw was able to keep the game close, winning the second and fourth games, but were unable to fix their on-court mentality in the fifth and final game. Because of errors on their side of the court, the Tigers were down 3-10 and looking for answers to why they cannot perform at their highest level at all times. “I’m struggling to find that answer as a coach,” Zellers said. “I see it unfolding and I keep talking to the team about what happens, we need to communicate more and have players step up, but the learning process hasn’t happened to the extent that it needs to yet.” According to freshman Alex Messner, one of the reasons why the team came out in the incorrect mentality might have been overconfidence after previously beating Kenyon in straight games 3-0. “We beat them before in three straight games, so I think we came out just a bit too confident,”  Messner said. “We just started to panic a little bit and we got down. We have to not take any team for granted and always go out strong and play our best.” Against winless Oberlin the next day, the Tigers were able to gain back some of that confidence and show how a strong mentality can result in a positive result. “I was happy that we focused on our side of the court and focused on the small technical things better,” Zellers said of the match against Oberlin. “We didn’t really drop our level of play. We were able to get every player some playing time, so that’s always good when you can do that.” Next up for the Tigers are four games against NCAC opponents next weekend at the College of Wooster. DePauw is tied for second in the conference with Hiram College with conference records of 6-0. The leader is Wittenberg University (19-2) at a perfect 8-0.

CROSS COUNTRY

Women second, men eighth at Gibson Invitational  On the men’s side there wasn’t as much success, as they finished 8th out of 14 teams. Pete Richard paved the way for DePauw as he finished in 11th place while Tyler Giesting The women’s cross country team finished second at was able to finish 20th.  Up next for both teams is the Oberlin Inter-Regional the Gibson Family Invitational this weekend. The women totaled 85 points finishing behind Bellarmine. Leading the Rumble on Saturday. This is the last meet for both teams way for the Tigers this weekend were Siri Retrum and Meg- before they advance to the NCAC Championships in Springan Everhart, who finished in seventh and 14th respectively.  field, Ohio. By LEWIS BROWN

sports@thedepauw.com

tiger week OF THE

name:

KATIE SHERRILL, SOPHOMORE

sport:

LACROSSE

position: ATTACK

hometown:

NOBLESVILLE, IND.

Highlight: The founder/president/coach of the club scored two goals in each game this weekend against Butler University (L 6-11), DePaul University (W 7-6) and Xavier University (W 7-5). Against the Div. I schools, Sherrill said her team matched the speed and athleticism of the bigger schools and displayed much potential talent. 

On the team’s successful weekend and outlook to the future: “The first game was little rough because we don’t have an official field at DePauw,” Sherrill said. “By the second half we picked it up, we scored five goals in ten minutes which is really good in lacrosse. In the next two games, they did so well, I couldn’t have been more proud. The team flowed together so well. This year we have 15-20 girls at practice and they are picking it up so well. I couldn’t ask for a better team, who is so excited about the program next year as a varsity sport.” —COMPILED BY MICHAEL APPELGATE / SPORTS@THEDEPAUW.COM


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The DePauw | Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011

Senior Day celebrated with 9-0 victory By ELEANOR AXT sports@thedepauw.com

Junior Bridgette Shamleffer breaks free from her defender during last Sunday’s victory over Trine. CHIP POTTER / THE DEPAUW

Energy on the field was high on Sunday at the DePauw field hockey senior day game at Blackstock West Field. Seniors Kimberly Trainor, Lissy Collin, Luisa Myavec and Sarah Maher all agreed that what makes their team strong is a sense of family.  “This is my family,” Maher said. “ When I first came here I knew no one. I’ve always loved every moment of being a team. I’m going to miss being on a team with these girls.”  Maher and her family took to the field with other parents and friends before facing Trine University. DePauw dominated on offense throughout the entire game, outshooting the Thunder 60-0 and holding the advantage in penalty corners 32-0. Eight different Tigers scored in the game including two from freshman Kate Javonovic.   Collin said support on and off the field is what keeps the team close.  “Honestly, there are no weak links in this team,” Collin said. “Everyone is amazing.”  Head coach Gina Preston said the reason the Tigers have been so successful this year comes from leadership from the four seniors.  “This year and last year, [the seniors] have really taken ownership of the team,” Preston said. “They have done a really good job of bringing the team together.”  Each of the seniors brings something special to the team and has a different leadership style.   Forward Trainor said that as captain, she tries to bring everyone together. 

“It’s one of the easiest captain positions I’ve ever had because everyone is a leader,” Trainor said. “Regardless of grade, people have really stepped up this year.”  Trainor has played in 70 games, scored 23 goals, had 14 assists and 156 shots in four years.  “Kim has been a great player for us for four years,” Preston said. “A playmaker up top, scoring goals and giving assists. She’s a good person with a great work ethic.”  Collin believes that as a leader of the team, her personality brings a lot of energy and confidence to the team.  “I feel like I’m one of the louder voices on the team,” Collin said. “People respect what I have to say and I’m not afraid to say it.”  Collin has played in 58 games over the last four years. She scored one goal which came in Sunday’s game against Trine and has had five assists and 23 shots.  “Lissy’s play is so strong,” Preston said. “I think it’s what she has always wanted to accomplish over the years and she has become that strong player this year.”  Midfielder Maher said that as seniors it’s important to maintain team unity. “The team is so big and we have a lot of different personalities,” Maher said. “We are doing really well and lots of the teams get into the habit of getting too confident and losing track, and we haven’t done that.”  Maher has played in 60 games, scored one goal, one assist and 43 shots in four years.  “[Maher] is solid in the backfield,” Preston said. “When she plays strong and confident, I think she is one of the best players on the field.”  Forward Myavec said that she encourages

other players in their effort and confidence.  “I think at the beginning of this year I was looking for potential and I’ve seen it so much,”  Myavec said.  Myavec has played in 33 games, scored one goal, had two assists and nine shots in four years.  “Luisa has battled injuries all her years but has always stayed positive about herself,” Preston said. “This is the first year where she’s really been able to play and is battling an injury right now, but still stays positive with herself and her teammates.”  The four seniors are all very nostalgic about their last season.   “I’m going to miss the family,” Collin said. “This is the first family I had when I came to college, and every year it’s grown.”   Trainor said the thing she’ll miss the most is being on a team.  “I love the competition,”  Trainor said. “These girls are my best friends. We’re together all the time. We eat together, sleep together, sweat together and cry together.”  The tightly-knit team scored a total of 10 goals in the two games this weekend. Junior Bridgette Shamleffer scored the winning goal against Rhodes on Saturday as the team won 1-0. On Sunday, Trainor and Collin each scored goals. The six others who scored goals were Kate Javonovic with two, Courtney Wood, Margaret Ellis, Maggie Campbell, Taylor Helms and Kylie Maloney.   The Tigers improved to 11-1 this weekend after beating on Saturday and Trine on Senior Day. The Tigers play again at Blackstock West Field next weekend on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1 p.m. for a NCAC game against Wooster.

WEEKEND SPORTS RESULTS: VOLLEYBALL (15-7, 6-2 NCAC): loss to Kenyon College 2-3, def. Oberlin College 3-0 FIELD HOCKEY (11-1, 8-0 NCAC): Defeated Rhodes College 1-0, def. Trine University 9-0 WOMEN’S SOCCER (4-8, 2-2 NCAC): loss to Ohio Wesleyan University 0-1   MEN’S SOCCER (9-1, 3-0 NCAC): loss to Ohio Wesleyan 0-1

MEN’S CROSS COUNTRY: Finished eigth as a team in the Gibson Family Invitational. Senior Pete Richard led DePauw with an 11th place finish in 27:03.4 while senior Tyler Giesting was 20th in 27:28.2. WOMEN’S CROSS COUNTRY: Finished second as a team in the Gibson Family Invitational. Sophomore Siri Retrum led DePauw with a seventh-place finish in 23:38.0, freshman Megan Everhart was 14th in 24:37.6 and freshman Beth King was 21st in 25:04.9.

WOMEN’S LACROSSE: loss to Butler University 6-11, def. DePaul University 7-6, def. Xavier University 7-5 SOFTBALL: Won both scrimmage games against St. Mary’s of the Woods College 7-3 and 6-2 on Saturday. MEN’S GOLF: Finished tied for second in the DePauw Small College Classic with a two-round score of 608. The team finished tied with Denison and behind Centre

College’s 599. Sophomore Graham Singer shot a 148 which was good for second place. Senior Ryan Berra and junior Kyle Robbins each shot 153 to tie for 14th.   WOMEN’S GOLF: Finished second overall at the Wittenberg’s Pat Clouse Invitational. Senior Kelly Gaughn finished in second place individually a 150 in two rounds, while senior Taylor Beaty finished tied for 10th with a 159. The second place finish is the Tiger’s fifth second place finish of the season after finally winning a tournament


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