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How talented can an EC graduate be? Very! Former â&#x20AC;&#x153;Eckâ&#x20AC;? Greg Lawson, who graduated with the class of â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;78, has done some excellent work in portraying the typical Eckerd student doing some typical and not so typical things. Lawson invented the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Eckâ&#x20AC;? and even though he has secured a copyright for the unusual creature, many EC departments have used it quite freely. Thimblerig is more than happy to present you with some of Lawsonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s latest creations. By the way, if you see yourself in one of these examples of life on campus, donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t be disgruntled; itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s like being on Candid Camera.

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Right.â&#x20AC;? The book will be released $SULO   :DUG UHDG IURP KLV ZRUNÄĽLQÄĽSURJUHVV Âł5HEHO´ D SRHP about a southern solider in the Civil :DU7KHWKHPHRIZDUDQGWKHOLIH of a solider appeared throughout his work. The last event for the day was a Cabaret performed in Roberts MuÄĽ sic Center by alumna Becca McCoy DFFRPSDQLHGE\-DPHV:HDYHU7KH title of their performance was â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Pearl in the Hogwaller.â&#x20AC;? A lot of the music was inspired by McCoyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s PRYHIURP&KLFDJR,OOWR3DODWND Fla., and the way she adjusted to all of the small town surprises she encountered in Palatka. One of the surprises she sings about is the â&#x20AC;&#x153;lime Jello marshmallow cottage FKHHVH VXUSULVH´ VKH ÂżQGV DW KHU

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As a truly nationwide campus, Eckerd is home to many NBA fans RIPDQ\GLÉąHUHQWWHDPV2QHVXFK fan is Jake Allgeier, a fan of the Denver Nuggets. This past season Jake watched the Nuggets trade Carmelo Anthony to New York with the promise of making more money. The Nuggets have one of the lowest payrolls in the league; Anthony was their highest paid player and was set to be a free agent at seasonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s end. On the proposal of a salary cap for the league, Jake was supportive saying that â&#x20AC;&#x153;if teams could spend only a certain amount, it would really allow smaller teams to compete.â&#x20AC;? He continued by sayÄĽ ing that the â&#x20AC;&#x153;game never changes as long as people can be paid as much as possible.â&#x20AC;? Eckerd sophomore and Lakers fan, Walker Banks agrees with Jake. When asked about the lockout, Walker described that the whole scenario was a result of poor deciÄĽ sion making by both parties. When asked if he was in favor of a salary cap, Banks responded that â&#x20AC;&#x153;yesâ&#x20AC;Ś even though I know it may hurt the Lakers, but if you look around the league thereâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re good teams that MXVWFDQÂśWDÉąRUGWREHFRPSHWLWLYH´ Walker describes himself as a fan of the sport above all else and when told that in the last twenty years only eight teams had won a chamÄĽ pionship he said that if a cap were to be in place, basketball would be much more fun to watch for the fans. And in the end, the fans are the only ones who really are hurt by the lockout.

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11/5 v. Florida Southern L 3-1 (25-16, 15-25, 23-25, 20-25) (EC) Smith 29 Assists (EC) Biggs 9 Kills, 13 Digs 11/11 @ Lynn W 3-1 (25-20, 25-19, 21-25, 25-17)

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