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Board members have until May to decide how much students will pay starting summer DAN MCKEEVER Lantern reporter mckeever.16@osu.edu The Ohio State Board of Trustees told three of its members Friday to determine whether tuition and costs will rise starting this summer, and by how much. The three committee chairs have until May to decide tuition and costs for the upcoming Summer and Autumn quarters. Fiscal Affairs Committee chair Jo Ann Davidson, Academic Affairs and Student Life Committee chair John Ong and Board chairman Les Wexner will present their decision for conÿrmation at the board’s May meeting, Davidson said. The board usually sets tuition costs at its April meeting, but because the board will not meet until May, Davidson, Ong and Wexner will set tuition after consulting with members of OSU’s administration. Yearly tuition for a full-time resident undergraduate at OSU’s Columbus campus was $8,706 for the 2009-2010 school year. Tuition for resident undergraduate students has been frozen for three consecutive years at Ohio State, but will likely see an increase next year. Chatas succeeds CFO Shkurti The board named Geoffrey Chatas as OSU’s new chief ÿnancial ofÿcer Friday.

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Chatas served as managing director of the Infrastructure Investments Fund at JP Morgan Asset Management, and has co-taught master’s ÿnance classes at the Fisher College of Business for the past three years. Chatas replaces Senior Vice President for Business and Finance Bill Shkurti, who is retiring March 31 as CFO. Shkurti, who was tabbed to lead OSU’s Ofÿce of Finance by President E. Gordon Gee in 1990, was recognized by the board with a formal expression of appreciation.

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Arts admin miffed by move Officials say the arts are overlooked, while sciences prepare to move into a cutting-edge building

To be torn down Haskett Hall, Aviation Building, Boyd Lab and Johnston Lab These four buildings between Woodruff and 19th avenues are going to be demolished by June 2011. They will be replaced by a $126 million Chemical Engineering and Moving out, moving in Chemistry building scheduled to open in W. Lane Av e. 2014. Programs such as print making, art Hopkins Hall and technology and photography will have Moving out: Design and art education to move this June. Moving in: Print making, art and technology and photography Woody Hayes

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Smith Lab, Sullivant Hall and Ohio Stadium These three buildings are being considered as temporary locations for art education.

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After spending four years and more than $125 million, the university will have a new state-of-theart science building in 2014. To get there, several academic departments will go through a series of moves that some say will harm their departments. The new Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Chemistry building will be built between 19th and Woodruff avenues on the current site of four buildings: the Aviation building, Johnston Labs, Boyd Hall and Haskett Hall. They will be demolished by June 2011. OSU alumnus William G. Lowrie has pledged $17 million to the university, most of which is for construction. Also, the state is providing $96.5 million for construction. Provisions in both the 315 pledge and state contribution require that demolition begin soon. University ofÿcials say it is urgent the project begin soon. “The thing that seems a little funny about all this … is that what is driving it all is money, and expediency, because there has been a real quick schedule that has been necessitated by all this,” said Paul Nini, interim chair of the Department of Design. “I am not sure that the ultimate impact on students has been fully considered as it ought to be.” The arts departments are scrambling to ÿnd new space. The moving plans keep the sciences in a central location. The arts, however, will be scattered throughout campus. Second-year visual design student Lindsey Glover is distressed.

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KEVIN SANCHEZ Lantern reporter sanchez.825@osu.edu When Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity in 1752, the notion of automobiles did not even glimmer in his brilliant mind. The minds behind the Ohio State EcoCAR team, however, are using the power of electricity on the concept vehicle being designed for their national competition. Last week was an important period for this group, as they were visited by a vital sponsor in addition to being awarded ÿrst place in one of the several contests involved in the competition. EcoCAR: The NeXt Challenge, sponsored by General Motors, gives 16 institutions across the country the task of redesigning a companydonated vehicle into a hybrid automobile. The 30-person OSU crew is engineering a car powered by both electric and ethanol engines in an effort to decrease emissions and fuel consumption. Competition sponsor Snap-On paid a visit to the Center for Automotive Research Friday to present the team with a tool kit, which features insulated tools that will be essential in working with the electric components in the group’s concept car. The crew was also awarded ÿrst place for its efforts in designing a Hardware-in-the-Loop system at the EcoCAR Winter Workshop in Florida in early January. An HIL system is crucial for running simulations of the vehicle and testing faults without putting anyone in danger, said team leader Eric Schacht. Schacht is able to use a real controller to test the vehicle instead of a computer simulation using the team’s HIL design. That way, before the car is built, the group will know the controllers for the vehicle really work.

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The Ohio State EcoCAR Team won the EcoCAR Winter Workshop last week in Florida. The team has redesigned a vehicle into a hybrid automobile.

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campus Tech makes class interactive JACK MOORE Lantern reporter moore.1732@osu.edu It is a common sight in classes all over Ohio State: a lecture hall crammed with hundreds of students in various states of interest and wakefulness. A growing technology trend is being used to combat the snores of bored students and pique their interest. Clickers, a nickname for a type of audience response system, are handheld devices that record responses by communicating with a receiver through radio waves. Bill Reay, a professor emeritus of physics, thinks that with a clicker in every student’s hand, lectures can become more effective at the touch of a button. “Lectures are singularly ineffective. They’re just not a good way to teach,” Reay said. “Picture the Ohio State football team going to a lecture about how to beat Michigan and then going to play Michigan without ever practicing.” Reay said he thinks it’s important for students to actually do things in lecture. “Sitting there is not only a bad learning experience; it’s boring,” he said. Reay, who said about 20 percent of the physics department has used clickers, said he used them to ÿnd out how well his students understood concepts before moving on. He included questions in his lecture slides that could be answered anonymously by his clicker-carrying students. “Sometimes it helps the students realize well before the next quiz that, ‘Oh, you know, I don’t actually get this concept,’ and so it helps alert the students to gaps in their own knowledge,” Victoria Getis, director of the Digital Union, said. The Digital Union has run several workshops for instructors about clicker use and will host a conference in May. In 2005, the university standardized audience response software. A commission, which Reay co-chaired, established guidelines for clicker use. Before the guidelines were established, professors who used clickers often used different brands and software, which had varying levels of efÿciency.

The commission advocated for radio frequency models because they had a longer range, and also recommended utilizing one type of software so students would not have to buy different clickers for each class. The university partnered with an Ohio-based company, Turning Technologies, LLC. Rob McMillen, eLearning consultant with Ohio State’s Learning Technology, said standardized use allows the university to provide adequate support and to keep track of software and hardware updates. The software has been downloaded on 380 classroom computers and is also available in computer labs. McMillen said the software was provided for free by Turning Technologies, but the university did pay $99 for each radio frequency antenna installed in classrooms. Some instructors require their students to buy clickers for their classes. They are sold in campus bookstores for about $40. They are also available to instructors on loan from Classroom Services. Besides making large lectures more interactive, McMillen said the clickers also help students feel

Man accused of cracking window at Buckeye Donuts A man broke the front window of Buckeye Donuts on North High Street early Friday morning, the store’s manager reported to police. According to the report, the man told the store owner that he didn’t mean to crack the glass and that he was just trying to get the attention of his friends inside the store. The manager called the police to ÿle a report, but said he wanted to give the man the chance to pay for the window. However, while an ofÿcer from Columbus Police was driving the man home, the alleged window-breaker said that he didn’t break the glass and that it was already cracked when he knocked on it. The manager of Buckeye Donuts said he will take the case to court if the man does not pay. Student cited for public urination An Ohio State student was cited when police found him intoxicated and urinating on a busy sidewalk early Saturday morning. According to reports, William R. Maddox III, 18, was urinating at the corner of East Lane and Indianola avenues at 12:01 a.m. when police found him. Police: Man assaulted officer A Toledo resident was arrested and charged with assaulting a police ofÿcer who was breaking up a ÿght Saturday morning near W.G. Grinders on the 1600 block of North High Street. Jonathon F. McQuery, 21, was arrested at 2:41

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more comfortable sharing their opinions. “Whether it be a class of 30, or a class of 700, many individuals are reluctant to provide their opinion and raise their hand. So what a clicker can do is really break that down,” he said. For instance, students can respond to questions about political or religious beliefs simply by pressing a button rather than raising their hands and possibly being singled out. Reay cautioned that clickers do not solve all problems. He said students tended to have negative opinions of them if they are only used to gauge attendance. He also said they could be overused as well. He likened them to cake icing, noting that too much or too little could spoil the cake. For instructors, learning how to ask the right kinds of questions for students with clickers is key, Getis said. She said that instructors are most curious to learn how to ask questions “that will actually lead you somewhere in the classroom rather than implementing the technology just for the technology’s sake.” Despite OSU standardizing the software, Getis and McMillen agree that they remain under-utilized on campus. Getis said she didn’t think enough instructors knew about them or the support that is offered in getting started. “People are still discovering the Digital Union, let alone clickers,” she said. Turning Point software can also be downloaded on students’ smartphones and laptops, essentially turning them into clickers. McMillen said this could be the next step in making their use more widespread. Getis predicts that if more classrooms adopted the clicker technology, “that you would not see an instructor standing at the front of the classroom lecturing for the entire class period with no interaction from the students; that you would see students involved, engaged, giving feedback, working together.” The Digital Union is hosting workshops Feb. 5 and Feb. 12 about clickers. For more information visit: lt.osu.edu.

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A story about student managers on the men’s basketball team (“Titus, Peters lay foundation for basketball managers,” Monday, Jan. 11) quoted former student manager Danny Peters about his experience. The quote read: “It is crazy to think how far Mark [Titus] and I have come,” Peters said. “Playing on this team is a dream come true.” This quote did not actually come from Danny Peters, but rather from Andy Keller, a friend of OSU basketball’s notorious prankster Mark Titus. When the Lantern reporter asked Titus for Peters’ contact information, he gave him Keller’s phone number, and Keller conducted the interview as if he were Danny Peters, according to a recent podcast from Titus’ blog.

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gets backing from board Trustee Jo Ann Davidson referred to Shkurti as “one of the unsung heroes” of OSU, a sentiment that was echoed by other board members. Shkurti was presented with a rocking chair as a retirement gift, and then addressed the board. “I face this moment with mixed feelings,” Shkurti said. “I’m looking forward to retirement … but I really enjoyed the time I’ve been here at the university.” Chatas said his biggest challenge as the new head of ÿnances would be “ÿlling Bill’s shoes.” Shkurti will serve as CFO until his retirement, and afterward as an adviser to Gee on state ÿscal policy on a part-time basis. The ofÿce of the CFO has also been restructured following Shkurti’s retirement announcement last March, with non-ÿnancial functions shifted to the Ofÿce of the Senior Vice President for Planning and Administration.

the OSU Alumni Association that will integrate the organization more closely into the university. Archie Grifÿn, the Alumni Association’s president and CEO, will add the title of Senior Vice President for Alumni Relations, and the Alumni Association’s 57 full-time employees will become university employees. Two university appointees will also be added to the Alumni Association’s board of directors. Board supports State Issue 1 The board also formally expressed its support for State Issue 1 — also known as the Third Frontier Initiative — a state program that began in 2002. The proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution associated with the initiative would allow the state to issue up to $700 million in bonds to fund research in the sciences, among other causes. If the issue passes in May, the program would run for another ÿve years, according to the Crain’s Cleveland Business journal.

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“I feel like the university doesn’t care about art students as much as science students,” said Glover. “I’m also paying 10 grand a year. There needs to be some fairness here.” The three arts departments in Haskett Hall — Photography, Print-making and Art and Technology — will move to Hopkins Hall, on the North Oval Mall. These programs have space and equipment needs best served by a more “industrial building” like Hopkins, Nini said. “It can more easily accommodate ventilation systems and mechanical systems that have to come along with the areas of art,” Nini said. Some art programs in Hayes Hall and Hopkins are being forced to move. The new accommodations may not meet the needs of the other art departments, some department chairs say. “It’s a blow to the morale of the students and the faculty that we’re unnecessary, that our needs are not being prioritized,” said Andrew Shelton, chair of the History of Art department, one of several departments that are moving. The department is moving out of Hayes Hall in June and into Pomerene Hall as a temporary location. “Pomerene is a beautiful building,” said Shelton. “But it is a bit dilapidated.” John Roberts, interim dean of the Colleges of Art and Humanities said the quality of the temporary space is important only if a department has to spend several years there. “Right now we have not been able to ÿnd the permanent part, and so what makes sense as the swing space can’t be determined,” Roberts said. Although Shelton said he understands the complications involved in the moving process, he is still concerned about its effects. “We’re sad,” said Shelton. “We’re devastated to lose Hayes Hall. The thing that I worry most about is recruiting faculty and grad students.” Roberts has assured department heads that the university is trying its best to accommodate all their needs.

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The OSU EcoCAR’s two electric engines, combined with a third engine that runs on ethanol, will allow the vehicle to run in different ways. “You can drive with just electric power, you can drive with the engine providing electricity, or you can run straight off the engine and be boosted by the electric motors,” said Schacht. “When the car runs out of battery, the engine will provide power.” The Snap-On representatives were met by several team leaders on the EcoCAR project and given a tour of the center prior to the presentation. “It’s really important to us that younger people are understanding

“History of Art and Art Education are in the same situation,” Roberts said. “Our ultimate goal is to ÿnd a ÿnal place for them, a permanent home for them that would be a space that used better design for their uses than the space they are actually leaving. Right now we don’t know where that would be.” JOHN ROBERTS The likely swing spaces are Smith Lab, which was built as a physics lab, and space inside Ohio Stadium. There is also a chance that the swing space would be in Sullivant Hall, which is being renovated. The best scenario, as Shelton said, would be to stay in Hayes Hall. But he knows that isn’t an option. “I am conÿdent that John PAUL NINI Roberts and the people at [Facilities Operations and Development] are working to accommodate our needs as much as possible,” said Shelton. Shelton’s story is one felt throughout the ÿne arts. The departments now in Haskett are moving to the newly renovated Hopkins Hall. Those in Hopkins, such as the design department, are displacing those in Hayes. “We will basically be taking the space vacated by Andy Shelton’s department, History of Art, not through our choice, but because it is what we are being told to do,” said Nini. “We feel bad about that, of course.” Nini added that their department at least knows where they are going, unlike many of the other art departments.

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our brand. That’s one of the reasons we got interested in the EcoCAR challenge,” said Ben Brenton, chief innovation ofÿcer at Snap-on. “We’re trying to make sure we have a better relationship with the people who build and design cars so we can make better tools,” he said. Although the OSU team already had a supply of tools on hand with which to begin the project, those included with the Snap-On toolbox provide an added dimension, said team leader Beth Bezaire, a secondyear masters student in mechanical engineering. “In addition to the tools being insulated and protected, the tools are orange, and bright orange designates high voltage,” said Bezaire. “Usually we take whatever tool we’re designating as our high voltage tool and wrap it in orange electrical tape.” The team’s next competition will take place in May, when the car is shipped to the GM track testing facility in Yuma, Ariz. Schacht and his crew say they are on schedule, and will be ready to compete in the spring.

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VANCOUVER, Canada — While past Olympics have been magnets for protests over issues such as aboriginal rights in Australia and oppression in Tibet, the Vancouver Winter Games are preparing to host one of the biggest displays ever of organized opposition to the Olympics themselves. Building on years of disgruntlement over the increasingly corporate nature of the Games — and widespread alarm over a projected $5.6 billion price tag — a resistance network has vowed to post thousands of protesters outside venues, some of whom aim to disrupt the events. Canadian ofÿcials, however, have promised to give the demonstrators as much leeway as possible. That open door re° ects not only British Columbia’s tradition of tolerance and commitment to free speech, but also an acknowledgment of Vancouver residents’ reservations about hosting the Games, the infrastructure for which will probably take years to pay off. In recent weeks, politicians and small-business owners have been among those raising questions about whether the two-week event, which begins Friday, can possibly be worth the large public expenditures, trafÿc disruptions and environmental damage. An array of groups with individual agendas will descend on Vancouver, much as they have during other high-proÿle events like World Trade Organization and G-20 meetings: North American aboriginal groups that claim the games are being hosted on unceded “stolen land.” Conservationists alarmed at the construction of the 62-mile Sea to Sky Highway connecting the city to the skiing venues at Whistler. Opponents of tar sands oil development in northern Canada. Anti-poverty activists

who say the Olympics have further marginalized Vancouver’s poorest residents. They will join under the umbrella of the Olympic Resistance Network, which has been organizing the effort through its Web site, olympicresistance.net. “The goal is to … make clear to the world and to other residents in Canada that the Olympics are not all they’re hyped up to be — and to highlight the increasing number of Canadians who believe the Games have a lot more negative impact than positive,” said Harsha Walia, a spokeswoman for the network. The protesters are united, Walia said, by the perception that the Olympics “industry” is beneÿting a few while ignoring the needs of citizens who might have been helped by the money being spent to host the Games. According to the Vancouver Organizing Committee, the ofÿcial operating budget is $1.65 billion, with a total venue construction cost of $542 million. But that doesn’t include the $825 million cost of expanding the Vancouver convention center, which will serve as the media headquarters; the $748 million spent on the Sea to Sky Highway; and the 11.8-mile, $1.9 billion new light rail line from Vancouver International Airport, a portion of which was paid for by a private partner. Those projects, government ofÿcials said, were planned anyway and will be long-term resources for the province. “Thank goodness that we have such a spectacular facility that will drive economic activity for years into the future,” British Columbia Premier Gordon Campbell said during the convention center’s grand reopening in April. Campbell predicted that the Olympics would bring $10 billion in economic beneÿts to the province. Ofÿcials have persisted in predicting at least $4 billion in beneÿts, including tourism.

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On Dec. 3, 1992, a young engineer named Neil Papworth sent the first text message, a simple “Merry Christmas” wish to his colleagues. More than 17 years later, the popularity of text messaging has soared. Students, grandparents, and even young children have become infected with the text messaging craze. Many Ohio State students have become so addicted to this activity that they will text while in tanij a smoo t class. smoot.43@osu.edu Texting during class can be extremely distracting to other students and should not be permitted unless there is an emergency. While sitting in the very front row in a large lecture, I was sidetracked by a young man sitting right beside me. As I was trying to pay attention to the professor, the student was plugging obnoxiously at his phone, playing games, texting idiotic jokes to a friend and not taking any notes during the lecture. I couldn’t help but be irritated. No matter how hard I tried to focus, I was ultimately distracted by this student’s rude and disruptive behavior. I just wanted to snatch the phone out of his hand and stomp on it. With large lectures and hundreds of students to keep track of, many professors and teacher assistants have began to tolerate poor class decorum. Some educators feel helpless and have adapted a lax attitude towards text messaging. Some professors reckon that the student is responsible for his or her education, and if the texting student misses out on important information in class, it is his or her own fault and only that particular student suffers. What some of these educators fail to realize is that by tolerating texting in class, some of the more attentive learners become distracted, thus hurting their learning experience as well. Is that fair? To all the students who indulge in this inconsiderate behavior: knock it off. As bored as you may be, your text messaging is disruptive and disrespectable to those around you, including your professor. The professor cannot and should not have to monitor your behavior at all times, so it is your responsibility to be considerate and courteous to those students around you, even if you do not find the lecture or the professor to be particularly fascinating. Unless it is an emergency, keep the cellular in your pocket and focus on your education; that’s what you’re here for.

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‘Big Shots,’ big winnings The Big Lots “Big Shots” contest usually showcases a little bit of humor and fun on the basketball court. Rarely do the fans experience basketball greatness. Anyone who has ever participated in the contest knows that winning the grand prize is a long shot. In Austin Hylander’s case, the long shot went in. I was battling heavy eyelashes in front of the television when I heard that, for the first time, a kid made the shots and had won a year’s worth of free tuition. I was always under the impression that the contest was nearly impossible to win. Then, like in an E! “True Hollywood Story,” an article appeared in The Lantern the following week saying he did not make the shots in time. Instead of draining them in the allotted 30 seconds, it actually took him 36. The online video proved the

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claim. However, the first thing that caught my attention wasn’t the clock, but the people who were rebounding the balls and throwing them back. Every time I had seen the contest the shooter had to retrieve his or her own misses, which obviously makes the task much more challenging.

But I got over that quickly and began thinking about the clock. It must have either not started on time, stalled in the middle or refreshed every time a shot hit the rim. At first I thought Ohio State might have Big Ten big shot referee Eddie Hightower enter Hylander’s home and wave off the bucket. Oddly, nothing like that happened. Then it became obvious that this was the best way this thing could be handled. Imagine the public relations nightmare that would have blossomed had they taken the prize away. As it stands, Big Lots has probably been mentioned more in the past two weeks than in the previous year combined. This controversy has taken a temporary, feel-good story and extended it another week. I think Austin Hylander deserves the money. First, had it

not been for that jittery opening lay-up, he would have shot an impressive 45 percent. He almost shot a better percentage behind the arc than the Michigan men’s team. Had his makes been converted to points, he would have outscored 17 of the 23 players that competed in that night’s women’s game. Every player that did outscore him played more than 20 minutes. Austin scored nine points in 36 seconds. I’m sure Austin Hylander now has friends he never knew he had. This is without question a positive story, though I do feel bad for the next person who participates in the contest. Not only will it be a tough act to follow, but the time will probably be monitored to the nanosecond to ensure that mistake does not repeat itself.

Obama should talk to public directly It’s been more than a year since Barack Obama stepped into the White House as the 44th president of these United States. His election was a historic one, not just introducing the nation’s first AfricanAmerican president but also in changing the way campaigns would run from here on out. The true genius of Obama really emerged during his campaign; no one expected their team to so artfully transform campaignhany rashw an ing, taking it online and in turn rashwan.1@osu.edu thoroughly engaging millions of youths who would have otherwise not paid any attention to the presidential race. Such a transformation can’t be understated. In fact, the last time someone shook up politics this much, it was 1954 and John Kennedy was introducing America to our first televised presidential debate. In many respects, the ailing 1954 Richard Nixon is eerily reminiscent of the sickly 2008 John McCain. In both elections, it was the transformer who strongly won. How someone who was in such an envious position can now be experiencing a 51 percent approval rating might come off as a surprise to many, but in reality, is surprisingly obvious. Obama is suffering from the worst nightmare a politician can experience — he’s lost touch with the American people, his constituency. Don’t panic yet though because I still think that, no pun intended, there’s still hope that Obama can soon change. Thomas Friedman, Pulitzer-winning author and New York Times columnist, recently compared the current state of the U.S. to a patient who just started feeling better after an intense bout in the intensive care unit. Just as he starts to slowly sit up, all the doctors around him (representing dear Washington) suddenly start fighting and throwing equipment around. The patient asks what any sane human being would: “Are you people crazy? Aren’t there any adults here?” The problem is that the patient is right; there are no adults around. In Washington, the general absence of adults is normal and the lack of maturity is more-or-less expected. As a people, we expect our politicians to be self-serving, selfish and at times even border-line corrupt. Our everyday speech shows it and this anger and frustration is

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Whither collegiality? The quotable, or at least memorable, Rodney King said it well: “Can’t we all just get along?” Simplistic? Naive? Yes, and yes. But in every simplistic utterance there is a grain of gravitas, a scintilla of sense. There was a time when we collectively recognized the hyperbolic assault against a referendum, the ad hominem attack on a public official, and were at least embarrassed by the ruckus. Today we seem to enjoy the blur between civic engagement and entertainment. We need more of that old-time taste and restraint in our public discourse. We need to call out the Glenn Becks, Rush Limbaughs and Keith Olbermanns, those on both sides of the political fence whose vitriolic vehemence, and in-your-face expostulation poisons true dialogue. We need to return to some sort of civility. Call it simple good manners. When a fellow can announce in the well of the U.S. Congress that our president is a liar, and get away with little more than a slap on the wrist, we’ve lost something. When the same individual sees his campaign coffers fill to overflow in an affirming response the following day, our once-cordial system of give and take is Missing In Action. When a prominent leftwing TV personality assaults the listener, his staccato delivery mindful of a runaway beer truck, a reasonable viewer might ask who he’s trying to convince; his audience or himself?

An old, and quite appropriate maxim comes to mind: “Emotion high; intelligence low.” Watching those TV shouting heads, it certainly seems to be true; their product is more heat than light. Recently several members of our Congress elected themselves into retirement. Similar explanations were offered. The once collegial, engaging, productive atmosphere of political give-and-take has vanished, replaced by a corrosive, virulent form of rigid, ideologically driven attack mentality that serves no one. The atmosphere has become toxic, and those good people, a few from both sides of the aisle, are calling it quits. That’s a shame, but who can blame them? We’ve been a centrist society since our founding, ever wary of excursions too far removed from that center. It’s almost as if this moderate middle is now mute, sidelined and bemused by a kind of freak show at the margins lacking only the popcorn and barkers at the turnstile. If it were not so dad-blamed corrosive it’d be amusing. We have no need for a “Pollyanna” mentality, either; our nation’s current opportunities are manifold, and no amount of optimistic dismissal or denial will help. We have real problems, which is why, more than ever, we need the engaging power of the two-party system that used to serve us so well. Ironically, what we don’t need is a concerted, automatic agreement on any issue big or small, but a return to the considerate, contemplative atmosphere that is characterized by respect for other views, and the possibility of learning something from exposure to a contrary belief. If nothing else, we can always agree to disagree. But let’s make 2010 a year in which we, the constituents, demand more civility of our leadership.

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translated into numbers when we poll, as it is right now with the 111th Congress’ dismal 18 percent approval rating. So, what really changed? Well, we supposedly elected an outsider as our president last November. Obama, perhaps in light of his congressional inexperience, constantly campaigned by labeling himself as an outsider. He’s not a part of Washington and we just happily gobbled all that up, truly believing that our constant political disappointments might finally stop. He wooed and won the hearts, minds, and votes of millions based on his extremely social campaigning, showcasing his honest and direct messages. That’s what we need again. If Obama should focus on just one misstep of his administration, it’s this: The president’s strengths are in taking complicated issues and boiling them down for us, or as Friedman calls it, talking to us like adults, “making us smarter rather than angrier.” Instead of paying heed to the politically unstable Washington, forget those middlemen and deal directly with us, Mr. president. We are the true power-holders in the United States, even if it doesn’t seem so 99.9 percent of the time. The prowess you so elaborately demonstrated during the campaign should only be repeated now in your administration. We then will be responsible for keeping those corrupt, selfish, self-serving politicians in line. After all that, if they still demand to be divisive, ignorant and useless, we can simply use said powers to end their legislative careers during their re-election. And at that time, we would be more than happy to do so.

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$785/month, 3 BR Apartment, 262 E. Lane Ave., AVAILABLE FALL, hardwood floors, CHATHAM VILLAGE 2BD, 1.5- large bathroom spacious eat‑in BA CONDO, CLOSE TO OSU, kitchen, large pantry, finished PRIVATE PATIO, SWIMMING attic, front porch, great yard. Sorry, no pets. Call Yianni POOL, 614‑348‑4500 614.296.1877. E 12th Ave near N 4th St. Spacious 2 bedroom Carpeted/air Available now no pets $450 per month Call 614‑263‑6301

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$975/mo. South Campus Gateway Area. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath double, all hardwood floors, beautiful oak woodwork, free washer and dryer, very spacious, updated kitchen, renovated front and covered rear sitting porch, fenced in back HORSE FARM. 2 bedroom yard, off street parking, Call apartment $600, no utils. Grow Steve at 291‑8207. www.euclida garden. Kiss the city’s noise properties.com N High near Patterson Ave. 3 and crime goodbye. Horse Bedroom half double, 2 bath. stalls $150. 28 minutes to 105 W. Maynard Ave. $1200. washer/dryer central air. no OSU. horse.boarding@yahoo.- Available Sept 3 bedroom pets, available now. $750 per com 614‑805‑4448 house w/1 1/2 baths. Features month Call 614‑263‑6301 hdwd floors, dishwasher, A/C, HUge 2BDRM Apartment, 417 w/d hook‑up and off street OSU NORTH of Campus. 3 1/2 E. 15th Avenue, off‑street parking. Information or shows Bedroom half double home for parking, appliances provided, call Dunkel Company at 614‑ Lease. $490/mo. No dogs. 360 Hardwood floors, $525/mo in- 291‑7373. www.dunkelco.com. E Tompkins Ave. Robbins Recludes water. Pets ok. Availalty 444‑6871. able immediately, 906‑1727 11th & Summit. 1535 Summit (Realtor owned) St. 3 Bedroom. 2 Full Bath. Off‑ Patterson Ave street parking. Across the North Campus. Large (over North OSU 18th Ave. Large street from Certified on Sum- 1,300 sq.ft. plus full Basement) Updated ‑ Gas Range ‑ Refrig. mit. $900/mo. Call Jeff @ 216‑ 3 Bedroom half double recently Microwave ‑ D/W ‑ Disposal ‑ 346‑0322. 1st month’s rent & updated & gorgeous! 28 ft Tile Floor ‑ Living Rm 13x15 ‑ deposit. LR/DR, huge newer Kitchen Large Bedrooms with Closets w/Range w/self‑cleaning oven, Along One Wall ‑ Tile Bath ‑ 129 or 131 E 12th Ave, cen- Refrigerator, Dishwasher, built‑ Gas Forced Air Furnace ‑ Cen- tral location, spacious 3 bdrm, in Microwave, recessed spottral A/C ‑ New Windows ‑ 2 Re- on‑premises washer/dryer, lights on dimmers and more! served Parking Spaces ‑ Each A/C, blinds, updated kitchen New full Bath! Full basement Unit Free Laundry Area ‑ Water w/dishwasher, hardwood with Washer/Dryer included! Paid (Free) ‑ Fall 2010 ‑ Call floors, balcony, call for show- New high efficiency furnace, 571‑5109 ing, $975/m, D&L Properties AC, insulation, siding, and ther614‑638‑4162. mopane windows=lower bills! Great tree shaded yard, front 12th/near High, Available porch! Great street, nice neighfor fall, newly‑remodeled, hard- bors! $1,200/month. Available wood floors, safe and conve- Fall 2010. No Pets. 410‑1826 nient, large bedrooms, low utili- John Kost RE/MAX Premier ties, d/w, w/d, free off‑street Choice. See pictures and floor Carpet, Appliances parking, a/c, starting at $275 plan@ www.bestcampusGas Heat, Laundry pp, www.hometeamproperties.- rentals.com net or 291‑2600. West 10th Ave@ Hunter‑1 3 BDRM Apartment 67 Chit- block to Gateway, 1 block to tenden, C/Air, Rec‑Room, OSU Hospital! Large (1,300 sq.OSP, NO Pets, $1,140/Mo. ft. plus Basement), extensively Remodeled 2 bedroom, E. Call 961‑0056. www.cooper‑ redone, 3 Bedroom townhouse 16th between Summit and 4th,- properties.com with full basement! 28’ LR/DR Well lit OSP, tile floors in carpet, Spacious, kitchen and bath, free washer 3 BDRM Apartments, 55 E. w/new and dryer. $800.00. steve@ Norwich Ave. Great Location, deluxe Kitchen with Refrigerator, Range with self‑cleaning 614‑582‑1618 or skrentals.net New Kitchen Appliances, C/Air, Oven, Dishwasher, Microwave, W/D, OSP, NO Pets recessed spotlights on dimSouth Campus Deluxe Call 961‑0056. mers and more! Upstairs are 3 $699 +DEPST. Spacious, Up- $1260/Mo. www.cooper‑properties.com Bedrooms with ceiling fans and stairs, 2 bdrm/2 full bath, 1 blk all wired for phone/cable/interN. of King Ave. 2nd full bath 3 Bdrms. 50W. Maynard Ave. net. Nice new full Bath! Full ushas Jacuzzi. Laundry room, off‑ street parking, very low utility Large living rooms and kitchen. able basement with Washer/ Hardwood floors. New winDryer included! New high‑effibill. All appliances +w/d. Well lighted, quiet street. No pets. dows, basement w/washer and ciency gas furnace, new AC, dryer. Off street parking. new thermopane windows 72 1/2 McMillen. Available Now $900/month. No Pets. 889‑5533 w/miniblinds = lower utility bills! or Fall 2010. 410‑1841 Great front porch! Possibly the South Campus, West of 3 bedroom 2470/72 Findley, nicest place in the campus High. Near Medical Center. $975, great deck, central air, area! $1,350/month. Available Spacious first floor 2 bdrm. washer/dryer hookup. Available Fall 2010. No Pets. Call 410‑ $599 +DEPST. Apt. hardwood September. Contact Mark at 1826 John Kost RE/MAX Premier Choice. See pictures and floors throughout, tile kitch and 614‑893‑3078 floor plan@ www.bestcampusbath, off‑street parking. All appliances +w/d and dshwr, low 3 Bedroom Duplex, North rentals.com Campus, Fall Rental‑2181 Indiutility bill, covered front porch, quiet neighbors. No pets. 80 ana. Rear Deck, Central Air, off‑ McMillen. Available Now or Fall street parking, DW and bar counter in kitchen, W/D in base2010. 410‑1841 ment. Rent is $1,125/mo Call Mark at 207‑4321 or email at mmayers@columbus.rr.com for showing or more information. # 1 4 Bedroom Duplex, North Campus, Fall Rental, 2176 3 Bedroom, 1 bath duplex Summit. New Kitchen. Huge on East Tompkins. Hardwood, duplex. Third floor is all one # 1 3 Bedroom Duplex, North granite counters, totally redone room. Two full baths, WashCampus, Fall Rental, 2181 Indi- 3 years ago, it got new every- er/Dryer in basement, rear ana. Rear Deck, off‑street thing. New Central air, heat, deck, off‑street parking. Rent parking and central air. Eat‑in windows, bath & kitchens & ap- is $1,550 per month. Call Mark bar counter in kitchen. Wash- pliances. Great location with off at 207‑4321 or visit www.er/Dryer in basement. Tons of street parking, front porches, quadmproperty.com space. Rent is $1.125 per Large backyard, Washer & month. Call Mark at 207‑4321 Dryer in unit. $1125.00, www.- # 1 4 Bedroom House, North or visit www.quadmproperty.- crowncolumbus.com, 614‑457‑ Campus, Fall Rental, 2177 Indi6545 com ana. Great corner house with huge rear deck. Dishwasher #1‑13th Avenue‑3BR/2BA‑ 3 person, Huge 1/2 double, and microwave in kitchen. townhome‑huge br’s‑dish- D/W, carpet, parking, w/d, Washer/Dryer in Basement. washer‑AC‑hardwood floors‑off basement. 273‑7775. osua- Two car garage in rear. Censtreet parking‑$350/person 614‑ partments.com tral Air. Rent is $1,800 per 923‑9627. http://www.venicemonth. Call Mark at 207‑4321 3BR, 1/2 double, D/W, carpet, or visit www.quadmproperty.props.com/1655n4th.cfm parking. W/D, basement. 273‑ com $1,100, 2155‑2157 N 4th, town- 7775. www.osuapartments.com house, Iuka ravine, A/C, dish# 1 4 BR beautiful Half‑Douwasher, NorthSteppe Realty 406 W King& Hunter 3 Brm flat bles and Townhomes close to 299‑4110 OhioStateRentals.- avail. for fall in a quiet Victorian campus! Large bedrooms and Vlg. area close to Med. School. kitchens, new windows, ceiling com Rmdeled & spacious w/ huge fans, porches and decks, cen$1,100, 425‑427 E Lane, town- kit, A/C, newer crpt, porch, tral A/C, full basements with house, W/D, A/C, hardwood, yard, blinds,lndry next door & washers & dryers, internet/cabasement, NorthSteppe Realty off str pkng.call 263‑2665 www.- ble, and FREE off‑street park299‑4110 OhioStateRentals.- gasproperties.com ing. Call North Campus com Rentals today! (614)354.8870 For Rent 90 E 9th. 3 bed- www.osunorthcampus.com $1,100, 427 E 14th, ½ house, rooms, 2 full baths, washbackyard, new carpeting, North- er/dryer, rear off street parking. #1. Location‑location. 59 W. Steppe Realty 299‑4110 Call 895‑8102. Patterson Easy walk to OSU OhioStateRentals.com stadium. Big 1/2 double with total of 8 rooms on 4 levels plus $1,300, 2014 N 4th, W/D, A/C, GREAT LOCATION steps 2 full baths. Off street parking. hardwood, basement, backfrom High St. LARGE 3‑4 New insulated windows and seyard, NorthSteppe Realty 299‑ Bedroom House, Remodcurity doors. Outside lighting. 4110 OhioStateRentals.com eled kitchen and baths, Central air, DW & new applihardwood floors, washances, hardwood floors and $1,300, 2549 Indianola, totally er/dryer, off‑street parkcarpet. Unique attic/loft. Great renovated, hardwood, staining. architecture throughout. Clean, less, W/D, NorthSteppe Realty Varsity Realty attractive, well maintained. Call 299‑4110 OhioStateRentals.(614) 989‑1866 or email for information. $1,600 com varsityrealty.com September 1, 2010. 941‑323‑ 0148 ktaho@comcast.net $1,400, 4‑16 E Norwich, W/D, A/C, dishwasher, sunroom, hardwood, NorthSteppe Realty 299‑4110 OhioStateRentals.com

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4 BEdRooM 1 Bath 1/2 dou‑ ble at 2475 Indianola. Every‑ thing New less than 1 year ago. New included entire bath & Kitchen, Windows, Air, heat, Floors, fixtures etc... Offstreet parking, backyard, front porch & washer/dryer. $1400.00 p/m www.crowncolumbus.com, 614‑ 457‑6545

$1,400, 142‑150 W 8th, town‑ house, A/C, W/D, patio, bars, NorthSteppe Realty 299‑4110 OhioStateRentals.com $1,600, 49‑51 W Blake, refin‑ ished townhouse, 3 baths, W/D, NorthSteppe Realty 299‑ 4110 OhioStateRentals.com $1680, 92 E. Northwood Ave, north campus, spacious 4 bdrm home with 3 levels plus base‑ ment, new kitchen with dish‑ washer and microwave, central air, washer/dryer, hardwood floors/tile/carpeting, two car garage, large porch, and full yard. No pets. For Fall. Call 560‑6292 for a showing.

$1800 ‑ 4 BDR ‑ 67 West Oak‑ land. Two bathrooms, very spa‑ cious bedrooms, washer dryer included, off street parking ‑ 614‑297‑0496, www.osurent.‑ com $2,600, 1054 Highland, Upper Arlington, W/D, garage, A/C, NorthSteppe Realty 299‑4110 OhioStateRentals.com 1 FouR bedroom unit remain‑ ing! 11th & Indianola, only $425/pp! www.nicastroproper‑ ties.com. 131 W 8th B, Spacious 4 bdrm, off street parking, on‑premises washer/dryer, blinds, updated kitchen w/ dishwasher, hard‑ wood floors, close to medical buildings, call for showing, $1100/m, D&L Properties 614‑ 638‑4162. 200 E 15th Prime location, 4 large size bedrooms, carpet, laundry. 614‑759‑9952 or 614‑ 357‑0724. 295 E 14th Ave, huge 4‑5 bdrm, off street parking, wash‑ er/dryer, updated kitchen w/ dishwasher, blinds, A/C, new furnace, porch, basement stor‑ age, updated bathroom, call for showing, $1300/m, D&L Proper‑ ties 614‑638‑4162. 398 W. King near Belmond 3or4 bdrm + 2 bath TH avail for fall. Spacious, completely remld w/newer carpet, A/C, DW, blinds & FREE lndry. Close to med. schl off st. prkg. Call 263‑2665 www.gasproper‑ ties.com 4 BdRM Apartment 67 Chit‑ tenden, New Carpet, 2 Full Bath, C/Air, DW, W/D, OSP, NO Pets, $1,660/Mo. Call 961‑ 0056. www.cooper‑properties.‑ com 4 BdRM Apartment, 180 E. 12th, C/Air, DW, OSP, NO Pets $1,400/Mo. Call 961‑0056. www.cooper‑properties.com 4 BdRM Apartment, 180 E. 12th, C/Air, DW, OSP, NO Pets $1,620/Mo. Call 961‑0056. www.cooper‑properties.com 4 BdRM Apt. 111 E. Norwich Spacious Apt. w/, C/Air, DW, W/D, OSP $1500/Mo. Call 961‑ 0056. www.cooper‑properties.‑ com 4 BdRM Apt. 2157 Waldeck Ave. Completely Renovated, Spacious Unit w/ 2 Full Bath, New Kitchen DW, W/D, C/Air & Free OSP $1,840/Mo. Call 961‑0056. www.cooper‑proper‑ ties.com 4 BdRM DBL, 2153‑2155 Indi‑ anola/Norwich Large Dbl. w/ 2 Full Bath, W/D, DW, OSP, NO Pets $1,900/Mo. Call 961‑ 0056. www.cooper‑properties.‑ com 4 BdRM DBL. 131 E. Norwich DW, W/D, Lg. Porch, OSP, NO Pets $1,880‑$1940/Mo. Call 961‑0056. www.cooper‑proper‑ ties.com 4 BdRM House, 66 W. Nor‑ wich, 2 Full Bath, W/D, DW, OSP, NO Pets $2100/Mo. Call 961‑0056. www.cooper‑proper‑ ties.com 4 BdRM House. 52 W. Nor‑ wich Ave. 1 blk from campus. 2 full baths, new kitchen w/ laun‑ dry room, includes washer and dryer. New windows and fur‑ nace. Off street parking. $1600/month. No pets. 889‑ 5533 4 BdRM townhouse. 119 Chit‑ tenden Ave. half block from Gateway. Two full baths, off‑ street parking, A/C, $1100/month. 614‑205‑4343. 4 BEd 2.5 bath at 62 East Tompkins. New hardwood, Large beautiful Kitchen with granite & beautiful appliances, Exposed Brick throughout unit. Great location. washer dryer in unit. You’ll Love it! $1600.00 p/m www.crowncolumbus.com, 614‑457‑6545 4 BEdRooM & 5 Bedroom apartments. Close to campus. Off‑street parking, living room, dining room, kitchen, 2 baths. Call Bob 792‑2646 and 284‑ 1115

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# 1 5/6 BR AVAILABLE FALL! Beautiful remodeled houses and townhomes close to cam‑ pus. Features include full base‑ ments with washers & dryers, large bedrooms, huge eat‑in kitchens with all appliances, porches and wood decks, new windows, ceiling fans, central air conditioning, cable/internet, and FREE off‑street parking! Call North Campus Rentals to‑ 4 BEdRooM 2 Bath Duplex at day! (614)354‑8870 www.os‑ 2473 Indianola. Brand New ev‑ unorthcampus.com erything inside. Refinish hard‑ wood, All New Baths & #1 5/6BR 2BA 170 E Oakland Kitchen, fenced in Back Yard & huge br’s AC off street parking Front Porch. Off street parking 614‑923‑9627 $475/person. with washer dryer in unit. 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Rear deck, #1 7BR/2.5BA 66 East North‑ central air, Garage included. wood AC huge br’s off street Washer/Dryer in the basement, with garage awesome house Dishwasher and Microwave. 614‑923‑9627 $475/person This one won’t last. $1,800/mo. http://www.veniceprops.‑ Call Mark at 207‑4321 or email com/66enorthwood.cfm at mmayers@columbus.rr.com for showing or more informa‑ #1 LARGE houses, great for big Groups, Associations, Fra‑ tion. ternities or Sororities starting at 4 PERSoN, Huge, new $400 pp. Awesome locations, kitchens, D/W, w/d, carpet, great for social events, 240 E. parking, basement, very nice. 15th, 1978 Iuka, 1952 Iuka, 43 273‑7775. www.osuapart‑ E. 15th, 1965 Indianola/17th , ments.com 135 E. 14th/Indianola, 1846 Summit/16th and more, newly‑ 4BR, 1/2 double, new remodeled, spacious living ar‑ kitchens, D/W, W/D, carpet, eas/large bedrooms, many with basement, Free Parking! 273‑ 4+ bathrooms, hardwood 7775. www.osuapartments.com floors, a/c, lower utilities, newer kitchens with d/w, w/d hook‑ 5 BdRM Townhouse 67 Chit‑ up, off‑street parking, www.‑ tenden, Newly Remodeled w/ 2 hometeamproperties.net or Full Bath, DW, C/Air, W/D, 291‑2600. 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AVAILABLE FoR Fall. 4‑bed‑ Patterson Easy walk to OSU room house located at 125 E. stadium. Big 1/2 double with to‑ Northwood. $1200 per month. tal of 8 rooms on 4 levels plus One block from High Street. 2 full baths. Off street parking. Great location. Please call 614‑ New insulated windows and se‑ 486‑8094 or 614‑975‑5092 for curity doors. Outside lighting. more details. Central air, DW & new appli‑ ances, hardwood floors and FoR RENT 100 E 9th. 4 bed‑ carpet. Unique attic/loft. Great room house. 2 full baths, wash‑ architecture throughout. Clean, er/dryer, 2 car garage, fenced attractive, well maintained. Call in backyard. Call 895‑8102. or email for information. $1,600 September 1, 2010. 941‑323‑ hoRSE FARM. Entire house 0148 ktaho@comcast.net for rent. Can also rent stalls. 28 minutes to OSU. $1200/mo. #178 E Lane, 5‑6 BR,2BA,‑ 614‑805‑4448. Beautifully Remodeled, spa‑ cious,HDWD floors,W/D, D/W,‑ LARGE & Lovely 4 Bedroom 3 Lighted OSP, LG Porch & bath half‑double. Remodeled fenced Rear Yard. $2450/Mo. less than 1 year ago. Huge 271‑3889 beautiful Kitchens with granite & stainless. New floors & refin‑ $1,700+/Mo ‑ starting at $375 ished hardwood. All New Baths pp. Large 5‑6 bedrooms, great & Air Conditioning. Front Porch locations, 92/94 Frambes, 73 & Back Decks. Must see these Chittenden, 194 E. 12th, 286 E. at 2427‑2429 N. 4th. $1600.00 16th, 52 Euclid/High, 1633 p/m, www.crowncolumbus.‑ Summit/12th, 405 E. 15th and com, 614‑457‑6545 more, newly‑remodeled, spa‑ cious living areas, hardwood floors, newer kitchens with d/w, w/d hook‑up, a/c, lower utilities, VARSITYREALTY.CoM off‑street parking, www.home‑ Stunning 4 bedroom teamproperties.net or 291‑2600. 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Rear deck, OhioStateRentals.com off‑street parking and central air. Full bath and two bed‑ $3,100+/Mo ‑ starting at $375 Large 8‑12 bedrooms, rooms on 3rd floor, Full bath pp. and three bedrooms on second great locations, 244 E. 17th, 62 Woodruff, 1957 Indi‑ floor, half bath on the first E. floor. Rent is $2,200/mo. Call anola/17th, 185 E. Lane, 328 Mark at 207‑4321 or visit www.‑ E. 17th and more, newly‑re‑ modeled, great locations, spa‑ quadmproperty.com cious living areas, many with # 1 5 Bedroom Duplex, North 3+ bathrooms, hardwood Campus, Fall Rental, 2166 floors, a/c, lower utilities, newer Summit. Three floors plus kitchens with d/w, w/d hook‑ basement. Two Full baths. up, off‑street parking, www.‑ Dishwasher and Microwave in hometeamproperties.net or Kitchen, Washer Dryer in Base‑ 291‑2600. ment. Rear deck, off‑street parking and central air. Rent is $3300 ‑ 7 BDR ‑ 65 West Oak‑ $2,000/mo. Call Mark at 207‑ land. Two kitchens, three bath‑ 4321 or visit www.quadmprop‑ rooms, huge house, washer dryer included, off street park‑ erty.com ing, easily houses 10 people ‑614‑297‑0496, www.osurent.‑ # 1 5 Bedroom House, North com Campus, Fall Rental, 2188 Indi‑ ana. Can be 5 or 6 bedroom. 2375 SuMMIT, $340/per per‑ Three floors plus basement. son, huge 5 bedroom double, Washer and dryer included. with private off‑street parking, 2 Three car garage in rear. Rent full baths, newer furnace and is $1,900 per month. Call Mark A/C, free W/D, on campus bus at 207‑4321 or visit www.‑ line, see website osupremiere‑ quadmproperty.com properties.com or call Tom at 614‑440‑6214.

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Monday February 8, 2010

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Which came first: The birth certificate or letter of intent?

results SATURDAY North Dakota 7, Women’s Hockey 2 Nebraska-Omaha 4, Men’s Hockey 3

SPORTS editor

Iowa 194.925, Women’s Gymnastics 193.025

SUNDAY Wrestling 37, Northwestern 6 Men’s Tennis 6, North Carolina 1 Women’s Tennis 7, Virginia 0 ZACK MEISEL meisel.14@osu.edu

Men’s Basketball 68, Iowa 58 Women’s Basketball 86, Penn State 73

upcoming MONDAY Women’s Golf: Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge TBA @ Palos Verdes, Calif.

ANDY GOTTESMAN / Lantern photographer

Evan Turner fights off a pair of Iowa defenders on his way to the basket during OSU’s 68-58 win Sunday.

Bucks blow by Iowa, move toward top of standings

TUESDAY Women’s Golf: Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge TBA @ Palos Verdes, Calif.

WEDNESDAY Men’s Basketball v. Indiana 6:30pm @ Bloomington, Ind.

Ohio State 68

Women’s Golf: Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge TBA @ Palos Verdes, Calif.

DOUG DILILLO Lantern reporter dilillo.2@osu.edu

THURSDAY

Don’t look now, but the Big Ten race is wide open. The Ohio State men’s basketball team beat Iowa, 68-58 on Sunday, and with a Michigan State loss on Saturday night,

Women’s Basketball v. Purdue 7:30pm @ OSU

big ten leaders MEN’S BASKETBALL

Firing leaves many questions Hitchcock deserved the boot

MEN’S BASKETBALL Rebounds per game 1. Evan Turner, Ohio State 2. Mike Davis, Illinois 3. Draymond Green, Michigan State 4. DeShawn Sims, Michigan 5. Robbie Hummel, Purdue 6. JaJuan Johnson, Purdue 7. John Shurna, Northwestern 8. Manny Harris, Michigan 9. Mike Tisdale, Illinois 10. Ralph Sampson III, Minnesota

9.4 8.5 8.3 7.5 7.2 6.9 6.7 6.4 6.2 6.2

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL Points per game 1. Jantel Lavender, Ohio State 2. Tyra Grant, Penn State 3. Jenna Smith, Illinois 4. Jori Davis, Indiana 5. Samantha Prahalis, Ohio State 6. Amy Jaeschke, Northwestern 7. Jaime Printy, Iowa 8. Brittany Rayburn, Purdue 9. Alyssa Karel, Wisconsin 10. Kamille Wahlin, Iowa

20.9 19.2 18.2 17.5 16.1 16.0 15.1 15.0 14.1 14.0

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SARAH WILCOX wilcox.148@osu.edu

More to blame than the coach

After 59 games, Blue Jackets head coach Ken Hitchcock was ÿnally ÿred. For many, it comes as no surprise. For others, Hitchcock was a scapegoat for guilty parties all around. But if you know anything about last season’s playoff berth and this season’s continued disappointment, Hitchcock’s departure should seem like a long-overdue farewell. Ultimately, the problem lies herein: When you build a program enough to ÿnally reach the playoffs, you send a message to fans and the NHL community that you’re becoming a legitimate team that can be taken seriously. Yes, the Jackets are a newer program among teams with long-standing histories. Yes, the Jackets have the right to build a program for a few years and work out the kinks. No one holds that against any new team starting from the ground up. But once you make it to the playoffs, it’s like a signal to the executives and stakeholders in the NHL that maybe you’re ready to be a respectable contender in

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MICHAEL DUCHESNE duchesne.2@osu.edu

Photo courtesy of MCT

After being fired by the Columbus Blue Jackets, coach Ken Hitchcock said he isn’t planning on immediately returning to coaching.

What’s next for Hitch? JOSHUA A. DAVIDSON Lantern reporter davidson.252@osu.edu With Ken Hitchcock having been dispatched by the Columbus Blue Jackets, the question remains: What’s next for the Edmonton, Alberta, native? The immediate answer is the Olympics. But as far as a future coaching position in the NHL, the answer isn’t so clear. “My focus right now is obviously on the Olympics,” Hitchcock said in a press conference last Thursday. Hitchcock will join Red Wings coach Mike Babcock’s staff coaching the Canadian team. The Olympics in Vancouver will be Hitchcock’s third stint with the Canadian team, having coached them in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2006 and Nagano, Japan, in 2002. Following the Olympics, there’s no doubt teams will be interested in Hitchcock’s services. The stoic 58-year-old has 500 career wins as an NHL coach. Hitchcock has also led three teams to the playoffs, including a Stanley Cup Championship in 1999, when he was coaching Dallas. However, Hitchcock isn’t sure he’ll jump back into coaching, as he did after being ÿred twice previously. After being let go by Dallas, Hitchcock immediately joined forces with the

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displayed his stunning ability to beat defenders with his ball handling, quickness and body control. At times the Schottenstein Center crowd erupted and at others they were left in awe by the Player of the Year candidate. “You probably saw about what he is,” Iowa coach Todd Lickliter said. “It’s not unique to us, what happened. He’s tough to contain. I’m going to state the obvious here, but when he was out they were a good team

SPORTS Columnist

Points per game 1. Evan Turner, Ohio State 2. Talor Battle, Penn State 3. Manny Harris, Michigan 4. John Shurna, Northwestern 5. E’Twaun Moore, Purdue 6. DeShawn Sims, Michigan 7. Robbie Hummel, Purdue 8. Kalin Lucas, Michigan State 9. Trevon Hughes, Wisconsin 10. Demetri McCamey, Illinois

Iowa 58

the Buckeyes and several other teams are jockeying for position. “It’s wide open and that’s why you really have to take care of business on your home court,” junior guard Jon Diebler said. “It wasn’t the prettiest game, but we won.” Junior guard Evan Turner led OSU with 32 points, seven rebounds and ÿve assists. Turner was 12 of 22 shooting, and didn’t commit any turnovers. It was the most shot attempts Turner has taken in his career. Several times, Turner

If only Benny “The Jet” Rodriguez would have been born a few years later. The neighborhood home run king and future Los Angeles Dodger from “The Sandlot” could have avoided years of backyard stickball. These days, scouts clamor over teenagers with that much talent. By the age of 12, Rodriguez could have inked a full ride to the school of his choice. Coach Lane Kifÿn arrived at his new school, USC, just in time to land one of the top recruiting classes in the nation last week. But Kifÿn didn’t waste any time in locking up future classes either; he offered 13-year-old David Sills from Bear, Del., a scholarship. Just after placing the ÿnishing touches on his 2010 recruiting class, Kifÿn turned his attention to his 2015 group. Before the frosty, bleached tips of Sills’ hair could dry, the seventh-grader had locked up his collegiate future, though even he seems perplexed by the ridiculous ordeal. “This is so crazy and out of nowhere,” the 5-foot-11-inch “phenom” said. Plenty can happen in ÿve years. Five years ago, Jack Bauer was busy capturing and interrogating terrorists. Five years ago, Tiger Woods was happily married and faithful to his wife, Elin. Well, maybe. Five years ago, Ohio State was sitting near the top of the college football world after defeating Notre Dame 34-20 in the Fiesta Bowl. Just ask Buckeye Nation, three BCS Bowl Game losses later, about how much can transpire over the course of half a decade. Five years from now, Sills may have thrown

The word accountability seems simple enough to deÿne. If you are in charge and things start to go south, you will be called upon for an explanation. If that explanation isn’t good enough, accountability may demand that you pay with your job. In a sports franchise, it’s often difÿcult to ascertain precisely where blame lies. Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Scott Howson said there were plenty of responsible parties for the regression this season’s team has shown from its playoff form a year ago. “We’re all responsible for the performance of this team this season,” Howson said during Wednesday’s press conference announcing coach Ken Hitchcock’s ÿring. “Management, players and coaches.” Howson’s seemed to lay blame equally across all facets of the organization. And yet the only person left holding the pink slip at the end of the day was Hitchcock. Much was made of Hitchcock’s tendency to overload his younger players with information and punish them for their

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BASKETBALL BOX SCORE Score by Periods

1st

2nd

total

Ohio State

32

36

68

Iowa

27

31

58

Pursuit

of 13-year-old makes mockery of college football recruiting

Ohio State #

Name

21 G E. Turner

FG

3-pt-FG

FT

Reb Ast

12-22

0-1

8-11

7

5

Pts 32

44 G W. Buford

3-10

0-4

3-4

9

2

9

33

F J. Diebler

5-10

2-5

0-0

4

0

12

23

F D. Lighty

0-4

0-3

9-10

4

1

9

52 C D. Lauderdale 0-0

0-0

2-2

1

0

2

15

4

0

4

- K. Madsen

2-3

0-0

0-0

Name

FG

3-pt-FG

FT

25 G E. May

6-10

4-7

0-0

1

0

16

3

G C. Payne

4-9

2-4

1-2

5

4

11

24 F A. Fuller

4-12

1-3

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Forward David Lighty drives to the basket during OSU’s win over Iowa. Lighty finished with nine points.

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in contention for Big Ten title but when he came back it was elevated to one of the best in the nation.” Turner got help from the usual cast of Buckeyes, including Diebler with 12 and Sophomore guard William Buford and junior forward David Lighty with nine apiece. For the most part, most everything that was done by the Buckeyes went through Turner. The Buckeyes and Hawkeyes battled much of the ÿrst half. Much like the top of the Big Ten

race, the ÿrst half was highly contested with neither team asserting themselves. Late in the ÿrst, however, the Bucks had a sequence that turned the momentum in their favor. The Buckeyes led 28-25 when Iowa’s Cully Payne had a free lane to the hoop for an uncontested dunk before Lighty caught him from behind and timed a block perfectly to reject the ball out of bounds. After stealing the ball on the ensuing possession, Turner found Buford, who hammered the ball home as the crowded exploded. Ahead by ÿve going at halftime, the Buckeyes used a

9-2 run after the break to push their lead into double-digits. Turner scored 20 of his 32 points in the second half as OSU put the game away early. OSU didn’t have its greatest game shooting, going only 2-13 from behind the arc, but the Buckeyes’ mistake-free basketball allowed them to control the game. OSU has played smart of late, averaging 6.5 turnovers in their last two victories. With the Big Ten championship now truly up for grabs, the Buckeyes are playing their best basketball and have arguably the best player in the country. For a team that looked as if the season

could get away from them early, OSU and Turner, who have won their last seven Big Ten games, are looking dialed in. “It’s cool to see the ball go through the net,” Turner said about getting into a zone. “For a moment, you feel unstoppable. You feel like you can do almost anything. You’re attacking and not being attacked and that’s good in anything you do.” Turner’s return to form has elevated the Buckeyes. If he can lead them through another rough stretch of four road games out of the next ÿve, he and the Buckeyes could both be celebrating some prestigious

accolades, including a Big Ten championship. “If there’s one out there better than [Turner], then I look forward to seeing him,” Matta said. “He’s playing really well right now.” Turner and the rest of the Buckeyes are playing well, and with less then a month left in the Big Ten, OSU is starting to do exactly what it needs to do at exactly the right time. “I’ve got faith this team can do anything,” Turner said. “We control our own destiny. We decide what goes on. If we stay focused and play Ohio State basketball, we can do anything.”

away his football career in favor of high school show choir. Five years from now, Sills may have derailed his academic career by crashing and burning on the ACT or SAT. Five years from now, Sills may be married to his high school prom date and have three kids, choosing to forgo college and obtain a 9-to-5 job in order to support his family. How can coaches and scouts accurately judge a kid who lacks developed muscles and has yet to hit his major growth spurt? Maybe coaches should at least wait until the prospect has suffered through his ÿrst outbreak of acne or until his voice deepens. This isn’t the ÿrst time that a little tyke has been hounded by scouts and offered the world, and it certainly won’t be the last. So much money is poured into stud fees in horse racing that it’s probably only a matter of time before this practice catches on with humans. An auction for the right to offer a scholarship to any potential children that Terrelle Pryor fathers could raise thousands. Before we know it, the era of male and female athletes joining together just to produce top-of-the-line athletes will be upon us. At the end of the day, Kifÿn can rest easy, knowing who his quarterback will be ÿve years from now. But maybe he should focus more on who will man the huddle for the Trojans until his middle-school sweetheart graduates.

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Woman behind the scenes: Walker makes most out of senior season

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JOSH JORDAN Lantern reporter jordan.472@osu.edu Senior Andrea Walker has seen it all in her four years playing basketball at Ohio State, but this season has been her most productive yet. Walker has already matched or surpassed her highest career output in rebounds, points and assists with six games still remaining, but her stat line won’t be compared with the best players in the nation. Walker has played backup to two of the best centers in OSU history while on the team: Jessica Davenport and junior Jantel Lavender. “I don’t really care about minutes. As long as our team is winning, I’m happy here,” Walker said. “I think that I’ve gotten better playing against the best centers.” Walker’s 6-foot-5-inch frame allows her to dominate smaller players while on the ° oor, but it also helps her to push Lavender to the brink in practice to help her get better. Sometimes, it can become a little more than just a practice. “I think there have been days where me and [Walker] get really physical. We get mad at each other sometimes,” Lavender said. “I think we make

each other better everyday … because we always play each other hard.” Walker also has to play the role of senior, one of only four on the team, to help get OSU through the tough times of the season, like the past couple weeks. She does so not only with her words, but also her play, as she recorded 28 minutes and 15 points, her highest totals of the season, in OSU’s 67-62 loss to Indiana on Jan. 31. Walker has really been part of the rise of OSU women’s basketball. Since her freshman year, OSU has had 100 wins and 19 losses and has made the NCAA Tournament each year. Her freshman and sophomore years, OSU was ousted in the ÿrst round of the NCAA Tournament, but in her junior year they advanced to the Sweet 16. Although she doesn’t make headlines, her team feels that people don’t understand how good she really is. “I think people don’t give her enough praise and attention. I think she’s long and can block shots,” Lavender said. “People don’t give her enough attention as far as recognizing her abilities to defend the post and alter people’s shots. She can score in the post just as well as anybody.” Walker has had better averages in almost every statistical category since starting Big Ten play, one of only a few players on the team to do so. The Buckeyes will need her production to continue as they enter a tough stretch in their schedule over the next ÿve games when they face Purdue, Wisconsin and Michigan State. OSU lost to Purdue once already and didn’t put away Wisconsin or Michigan State until late in the game when they last played.

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Across 1 Grandmotherly nickname 5 Hershey’s caramel candy 9 John who married Pocahontas 14 The yoke’s on them 15 In the sack 16 Sci-fi staple 17 Small salamander 18 Therapist’s response 19 Domesticated 20 Pool legend portrayed by Jackie Gleason in “The Hustler” 23 1860s White House nickname 25 Midsection muscles, briefly 26 Pecan or cashew 27 Mingle at the party 28 NBA center who was a three-time MVP 34 Big name in elevators 36 Spider’s creation 37 Shoe without laces, e.g. 38 Emulate Rembrandt 39 Holliday of the Old West 41 Lady’s man 42 It’s in the eye of the beholder 45 Caveman Alley 47 Top draft status 48 Wild West show markswoman 51 __ Lanka

52 Food from a shell 53 Female sheep 54 Immigrant’s subj. 55 Meteors, and what 20-, 28- and 48-Across all are 61 Dog from Wales 62 Supermodel Macpherson 63 Hops drier 66 Fire station signal 67 Age, as tires 68 “__, be a pal!” 69 Actress Zellweger 70 Stitches 71 Mild-mannered Clark Down 1 Oui’s opposite 2 Gave the __: fired 3 Arizonan’s neighbor 4 Naysayer 5 Word with trout or sherbet 6 Fixated 7 Majors and Trevino 8 Old music halls 9 Sound from a woodpecker 10 Name of several Norwegian kings 11 Peru’s capital 12 Tootsies 13 Conclusions

21 War site during LBJ’s presidency 22 Antacid brand 23 One-celled organism 24 Attacked by Dracula, say 29 Novel on the Net 30 Kid’s interlocking block 31 Ali Baba’s magical command 32 California NFL team, briefly 33 Involve 35 Feng __: Chinese aesthetic system 40 Picnic side 43 Line on a golf course schedule 44 Hindu mystic 46 Tin alloys 49 Former V.P. Spiro and family 50 Affirmative vote 55 Al Capone feature 56 Sock darner’s target 57 Algerian port 58 Giant who’s not jolly 59 Joy 60 Heavy metal is a subgenre of it 64 Leif, to Eric the Red 65 Blowup letters?

Horoscopes by Nancy Black and Stephanie Clements, ©2010 Tribune Media Services Inc. TODAY’S BIRTHDAY Your habit of overworking catches up with you. During the next few months you’ll benefit from scheduled rest breaks -- on a daily basis, if possible. Allow ideas to grow naturally. In this way you reach your goals through minor sacrifices while sticking to your values. To get the advantage, check the day’s rating: 10 is the easiest day, 0 the most challenging. ARIES March 21 – April 19 Today is an 8 -- Your goal is to move forward with a group decision. Others have different plans. Expect a power play backstage, with the outcome resolved in the final act. TAURUS April 20 – May 20 Today is a 7 -- Concepts that bubble to the surface require the use of your many talents. Don’t be shy about sharing ideas with the new kid on the block. GEMINI May 21 – June 21 Today is a 7 -- You get lots of ideas about artistic touches in practical situations. There’s no limit to your creative imagination. Try a new recipe for dinner tonight. CANCER June 22 – July 22 Today is a 6 -- The love you feel needs to be out where others can share it. Just say what you’ve been holding in. Responses provide pleasant surprises. LEO July 23 – Aug. 22 Today is a 6 -- You want to achieve success and you’re willing to do the work. Unpack your thoughts so you can see all the possibilities. Then choose.

VIRGO Aug. 23 – Sept. 22 Today is an 8 -- You started the creative flow yesterday. Now take it with you to school or work. Apply your unique perspective to traditional methodologies. LIBRA Sept. 23–Oct. 22 Today is a 6 -- A female sparks your imagination with creative ways to show off a design or product. Sleep on it and make your final decision later. SCORPIO Oct. 23 – Nov. 21 Today is an 8 -- Someone wants to go in a new direction. Think long and hard before you do. Your gut tells you to stay on your plotted course. SAGITTARIUS Nov. 22 – Dec. 21 Today is a 7 -- Although you wish you were on vacation today, you discover that careful attention to the feelings of others allows you to get through the day unscathed. CAPRICORN Dec. 22 – Jan. 19 Today is a 7 -- See? That investment in romance paid off! Now spend time preparing delicious rewards for everyone you invite to the party. You can keep the surprise a secret. AQUARIUS Jan. 20 – Feb. 18 Today is a 7 -- Everything will be perfect today if you can find a way to say exactly what you mean the first time. This is no easy task, and there are no do-overs (until later). PISCES Feb. 19 – March 20 Today is a 5 -- You awaken with passion, or maybe you had a sensational dream. Tell your partner or closest friend in order to get practical feedback about where to go with those wild feelings.

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Monday February 8, 2010

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the league. The next season should be a step forward, not a jog a mile back. Last season the Jackets went 41-31-10 in 82 games for 92 points. That’s an adequate showing for a team that was ÿnally breaking through. The Jackets boasted 11 shutouts and were only shut out six times. They ended the season fourth in the Central Division and 16th in the League out of 30 teams. That’s not bad, especially when the Western Conference houses a majority of the best teams in the league. At the time of Hitchcock’s ÿring, the Jackets were 23-27-9 with a total of 55 points on the season. While they’re 13-9-5 at home, they’re a disappointing 10-18-4 on the road. If that’s not enough, they went 2-9-5 in December and only 7-7 in January. Now, you might be thinking, the season isn’t over yet and it’s too early to criticize and compare. But you have to take into account where they stand compared to last year. In the Western Conference, the Jackets are 14th out of 15 teams. In the league standings, they’re 26th out of 30 teams. They currently sit nine points out of a playoff spot in conference. Can we say “letdown?” But here’s the real kicker. While 18th in the league in goals for, the Jackets have fallen apart in the defensive zone, ranking 29th out of 30 teams in goals against. For a coach that is known for his defensiveminded planning, to be 29th in the league is ridiculous. An even bigger indicator of a downward spiral is attendance. While the recession plays a role in diminishing numbers, after a playoff berth, there is hype for next season. Ticket sales should go up. But out of 27 home games this season, 16 of them have amassed crowds of less than 15,000. That’s 60 percent of home games pulling in less than 80 percent of seats. With 85.7 percent attendance last season, the numbers show another downturn in Blue Jacket enthusiasm. While Steve Mason’s presence in goal has been dismal this season and the overall effort by the players is lacking, change needs to happen. General Manager Scott Howson said this season has been disappointing all around for fans and the responsibility rests with management, coaches and players. But after announcing Hitchcock’s departure, he explained the most obvious reason. Hitchcock “earned and received the opportunity to turn things around this season,” Howson said. “But unfortunately that has not happened and it has become apparent that change is in the best interest of our organization.” Change. An example would be when Philadelphia Flyers General Manager Paul Holmgren decided to ÿre coach John Stevens in late November. The team was 13-11-1 and had 27 points on the season. For a team expected to perform well throughout the regular season and compete for the Stanley Cup, .500 hockey was simply unacceptable and a change was necessary. Holmgren brought in Peter Laviolette to replace Stevens, and although the ÿrst few games under Laviolette showed no immediate response, in the past few weeks the Flyers have caught ÿre and are now in the playoff picture. For the Jackets, change is something they need to end the season on a different note. Howson said the necessary change wouldn’t come from trading or releasing players or uprooting management. For Hitchcock, his old-school style of coaching seems to be failing in an ever-changing, fast-paced age of hockey. To keep up, the Jackets made a change. A change for the better.

mistakes. Sports vernacular refers to such players as “kids,” so it’s understandable that the general public forgets that they are grown men, usually millionaires, and thus responsible for their own actions. If they quit on Hitchcock, and it’s becoming increasingly obvious that they did, where was the leadership in the dressing room? Where was team captain Rick Nash, or assistant captains Mike Commodore or Antoine Vermette to give a spark to the “kids?” Aren’t they the ones out on the ice turning over the pucks in their own zone and then laying down in times of adversity? Some may gloss over such a move as fatalism. The history of professional sports is replete with hair-trigger coaching changes. Hitchcock is now the 23rd coach to be ÿred since June 2008. That’s a turnover margin of 76 percent in a span of a little more than two years. No other sector of society could possibly survive that kind of business model, but in the world of pro sports it’s almost considered a given. Coaching changes such as this offend my sense of rationality. The coach brought in as a stop-gap replacement never has the samecaliber skill set as the one he is being asked to replace. In fact, the best example of the last time a coach was replaced mid-season with someone with a star-caliber track record was when Hitchcock took over for Gerard Gallant in the 2006 season. Hitchcock’s resume contains an overall record of 534-350-88, six divisional titles and one Stanley Cup Championship. Those credentials, even if he never coaches another game in the NHL, should be good enough to land him in the Hall of Fame. The man replacing him on an interim basis, Claude Noel, is assuming his ÿrst role as head coach in the NHL at the age of 54. He was a long-time head coach in the American Hockey League before taking an assistant’s position with Columbus in 2007. How can this be deemed progress by any level of measurement? Howson also harped that management was desperate to see Hitchcock succeed and gave him a very long leash. The problem with that rationale is that all the heavy lifting was already over. The Jackets had already been through the gauntlet of an unbalanced early-season schedule and were coming up on an extended home stand against some of the weaker NHL teams leading into the Olympic break. This would have afforded Columbus with some home-cooking in Nationwide Arena as well as some time for key players to recover from injuries. Now that the Jackets have won their ÿrst two games sans Hitchcock, as teams with newly ÿred coaches are wont to do on a short-term basis, it has become a self-fulÿlling prophecy. The vultures who have been calling for this move for some time now will sit back smugly and say, “I told you so.” In a season in which the playoffs have already faded like an ephemeral dream, what harm could have come from allowing Hitchcock to ÿnish out the season and then make a measured evaluation of the entire campaign? The man who cleaned up the mess left to him by Doug MacLean’s regime and led the team to its ÿrst playoff appearance deserved better. Howson’s words sounded like he thought so too, although his actions spoke vehemently otherwise. “He is an excellent coach,” Howson said. “He came to an organization in disarray and he’s leaving it in much better shape. He brought structure, credibility and legitimacy. He played a huge role in getting us to our playoff berth last season, and for that we are grateful.” Now don’t let the door hit you on the way out.

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Ken Hitchcock didn’t get a chance to hoist the Stanley Cup with the Jackets, but he might remain with the organization as an adviser.

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Hitchcock could stay in Blue Jackets organization as adviser

Philadelphia Flyers. And similarly, when he was cut loose by the Flyers, he was quickly picked up by the Jackets. But this time around the veteran Hitchcock says it might be different. “I’m not going to jump at the ÿrst job opportunity,” Hitchcock said. He went on to explain that he’s been in almost every coaching situation, from Stanley Cup contenders to teams building from the ground up. This time, Hitchcock says, the scenario would have to be perfect. “I think if it’s the right situation I would like to look at it,” Hitchcock said. But he also said he’s not rushing into anything, due in part to his connection to the Blue Jackets organization. “I feel a very personal obligation to the McConnell family and [Jackets president] Mike Priest,” Hitchcock said. “I have a contractual obligation, but it goes beyond that with Mike and myself. I feel like I started something here.” Hitchcock’s contract runs through 2011-2012, during which time he is due $1.33 million per year. But as he said, his ties are deeper than that. It’s believed Blue Jackets management will look to retain Hitchcock as an adviser if he doesn’t ÿnd work elsewhere this season. While that might create an awkward situation for all involved, a management position might be appealing to Hitchcock. “The next move I’d like to make is an organizational one,” Hitchcock said. “I don’t want to just be a coach. I’d like a long-term relationship.”

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