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Issue 2 October 2012

Campus Security increases safety efforts KEVIN MATOS Staff Writer On October 2, red papers began to surface around campus, its origins quickly traced back to Campus Security. It is a notice to all students to be careful around campus and outside campus, a response to the recent crimes carried out against some UB students. Within the final week of September, there had been an assault, a robbery, and an attempted robbery, with the victims being students at UB. The victims all seem to be international students, but it is important to stress that this kind of thing can happen to anyone. Whether you are an international student, or a domestic one, you should be careful when walking off campus.

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Horoscopes-Spotlight on the Libras Milford's Finest p. 16

NATALIA WONG Staff Writer

Libra (9/23-10/22)

SPORTS

Things may go a little bumpy with your emotions this month. Your patience will be running low and you will experience the need to be left alone. There is a significant goal you are striving for but the fatigue of financial problems will be weighing on your mind. Take deep breaths when thrown into an icky situation. Balance your life like a Libra and you will find tranquility. (continued on page 20)

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News Campus Security increases safety efforts and ask students to be careful as well KEVIN MATOS Staff Writer In an effort to provide safety and security both on campus and off campus, Campus Security has been working with the Bridgeport Police Department to increase patrols on and around campus. However, they ask that students be careful as well, for keeping them safe provides an effort on their part as well. “We have an office here for the Bridgeport Police Department to work in,” mentioned April Vournelis, Executive Director of Campus Security. “We’ve been meeting with the police department, and have begun working on a range of programs to increase security.” When asked to explain more about this, April stated, “We’ve increased patrols and police presence. Additionally, the police have been doing ‘shakedowns’, where they make contact with small groups of people that seem suspicious and gather their names and contact information. The police have also increased their presence around campus during night-time, more specifically, past 7 pm.” According to George Estrada, Vice-President for Facilities, Campus Security and the Bridgeport Police Department “have had a long history of working together to keep students and faculty safe here on campus.” He explains that the PAL system “is very expensive, and many schools choose not to use it

because it is so expensive. Despite this, we continue to use it because it is safe and reliable, but students need to know how to use it correctly.” “We’ve started to work on programs to teach students to be safer on and off campus. This includes programs to teach students how to correctly use the PAL system; they think you simply have to tap it, but that won’t work. They need to put pressure on the button,” Vournelis said. “Students also need to understand that PALs don’t work off campus. It only works within the limits of the campus,” added George Estrada. “One thing that we ask students to do is to check their PAL system at least once a month. There are various places on campus where this can be done, and it won’t take too much of your time.” They encourage students to do their own part in keeping themselves safe. “Students should try to walk in groups, and travel in welllit and well-traveled areas. Though there’s a bus stop near Bodine, we feel the area is somewhat isolated and ask students to use the bus stop in front of the Ped Mall. Students should also stay off their cell phones, because it can take too much attention away from their surroundings,” Vournelis added.

“They also need to make sure to have their PALs where they have quick access to it,” Estrada said. “Many students keep it inside their backpack or have it attached to the backpack, and that makes it difficult for them to access it when they need it,” Vournelis said. “Also, the ‘see something, say something’ doesn’t apply only to subways and airports,” Estrada mentioned. “If you feel like something is wrong, then press the PAL,” Vournelis said. They ask that students stay within campus limits when travelling from one place to another. Though it can take them slightly longer to get to a certain part of campus or to a certain bus stop by staying within campus limits, it does provide safety. Students should be aware that these safety tips should be applied at all times of the day, especially off campus. “I am happy to see that they are getting actively involved. The Timely Warnings placed on campus do seem to be helping, as it lets people know which places to avoid and what to be aware of,” freshman Brian Wilhite commented when asked about what he thinks regarding the role taken by Campus Security on these matters.

Photo courtesy of Asha Hobbs

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NEWS

October 2012

Venezuela Election: Chavez and Capriles contest poll Courtesy of bbc.co.uk Left-wing incumbent Hugo Chavez, first elected in 1998, is being challenged by opposition leader Henrique Capriles. Mr Chavez wants to continue what he calls his socialist revolution while Mr Capriles has promised to restore economic growth. Almost 19 million Venezuelans are eligible to vote in the election. Turnout has been high and voting was extended beyond the official closing time of 18:00 (22:30 GMT) at some polling stations where big queues formed. Mr Chavez - who is seeking a fourth term in office - was diagnosed with cancer last year but says he has now fully recovered. As he cast his ballot in Caracas, Mr Chavez said the results of the elections should be respected. "Let's support the results and let's support the people and let's support this democracy and the Venezuelan republic will continue on its path of growth," he said. Mr Capriles also voted in Caracas, saying that no matter what the outcome, Mr Chavez was the first person he would call once the results were announced. A colourful and often controversial figure on the international stage, President Chavez, 58, has nationalised key sectors of the economy.

Venezuela is a major oil producer and high oil prices over the past decade have allowed his government to fund health-care, education programmes and social housing. He says he needs another term to complete his "Bolivarian Revolution" towards socialism. However, Mr Capriles, 40, and the opposition say the president's policies have led to bureaucracy, inefficiency and shortages. They also accuse Mr Chavez of authoritarianism, and of suppressing the judiciary and silencing critics in the media. Social media BBC Mundo correspondents in the capital Caracas say Chavez loyalists have been using trumpets to sound a "wake-up" call for voters. Mr Capriles' supporters were also banging pots in the street in what they called their "goodbye song" for Mr Chavez, our correspondents say. Defence Minister Henry Rangel Silva said the armed forces had identified some groups planning to cause public disturbances but said violence was "unlikely", the state news agency AVN reported. He also warned those who he said may be thinking of stirring up trouble that troops were on stand-by to quell any disturbances.

Queues formed early outside schools used as polling stations. Gerardo Montemarano, who was already waiting to vote when the polls opened, brought a chair with him. "I knew there was going to be a long queue," he told the BBC. About 100,000 Venezuelans, including about 2,000 in the UK and the Republic of Ireland, are registered to vote at diplomatic outposts around the world. Hundreds of opposition supporters gathered outside the consulate in central London as expatriates cast their ballots. "I don't support this government," said voter Rebecca Anaya. "I am here because I cannot live in that country. The security situation is the worst thing in the world." Both candidates have been using social media to urge voters to cast their ballots. A week before the election, three opposition activists were killed during a campaign rally, while four people were injured in a shooting during a voting rehearsal in September. From Saturday evening to Monday evening, the sale of alcohol has been banned and only the security forces will be allowed to carry arms.

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NEWS

October 2012

Dear Editor Courtesy of UB Bengali Student Society Dear Editor, It is with deep regret that I write to you about the article that you ran in the last issue of the Scribe- "Int'l Students Need to Adopt Safety Tricks Even More Now." A student was killed and there was no mention of his name, no picture and no accurate information. Scribe is the only student newspaper we have and this tragedy should have been on the front page of the Scribe letting everyone know that we have lost one of our own- someone from our community. I was deeply insulted by the tone of the article. Instead of talking about the true tragedy your writer decided that it was the student's fault that he was shot. The article says, "Had the victim known the area better and known how to deal with the attacker, he may have been able to deal with his attacker, he may have been able to defend himself and save his own life." How does a person deal with someone who is trying to kill them? The entire article was about how "international students" have to be safe and how they have to take the precautions. First of all everyone has to be careful, not only International Students. Also there is always so much we can do but tragic accidents still happen. The article says, "We must avoid unnecessary activities and focus

on our agenda of getting a degree and education at the university." The student who was killed was just visiting a friend at a store- does this deem "unnecessary" to you? Do we know why he was visiting a friend? Maybe it was to get notes or send money back home. We never know what is necessary or unnecessary and this entire article was based on assumptions. Had we read something like this: Moin Hassan, a 22-year-old graduate student in the Electrical Engineering program was shot and killed at Layla's Market on Fairfield Ave., on Sept. 18. 2012 while visiting a friend. Moin was from Bangladesh and was not even at UB for two months. We are shocked and saddened by this act of violence and our condolences go out to his family. Moin's mother suffered a brain stroke from the news and is now in the hospital mourning the loss of her only son. This information should have reached all students, so we could have all mourned his loss. Yes, we all have to be safe but Scribe could have written it in a way that reassures the students, not scare them or blame the person who died. You could have quoted President Salonen, "This tragedy occurred off campus. We want to reassure the UB community that the

Issue Retraction

CHEYENNE OWEN Editor-in-Chief

In issue 1 of The Scribe, we printed the article “Int’l Students Need to Adopt Safety Tricks Even More Now” in response to the tragic death of one of UB’s own students, who we will not name in respect of mourning family and friends. I was informed shortly after it’s printing that this article was interpreted as insulting the victim and even goes as far as blaming him for his own death. It was not our intention for the article to be taken this way so I am retracting the article as a whole. We did not wish for the article to insult anyone and are deeply sorry for any hurt this may have caused.

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University considers the safety of its students and staff to be of utmost importance. Our Campus Security Office deploys patrol units throughout campus 24 hours a day, and can provide walking escorts for those who want them. Because of these and other measures UB is still rated the safest residential campus in Connecticut and has received the national Jeanne Clery Campus Safety Award." This was well said and while it tells us to be safe it also reassures us that the school is taking care of us. UB is a community and that has been proved by the attendance of over 200 people at Moin's memorial on campus. We raised over $3000 for Moin's family. I just wish that Scribe could have also helped us positively, by making students aware. Scribe is the student's voice. It should be going to the students and to all the other resources on campus to get accurate information. Because if you don't have that you will never be able to represent us. I personally believe the Scribe has the potential to really make a difference on this campus. You have the power of the pen and that is the strongest power of all.


October 2012

The Scribe Established 1930

Letter from the Editor

Editor in Chief Cheyenne Owen Managing News Editor Kaitlin O'Connell Sports Editor Spot Open Fashion Editor Spot Open Opinion Editor Spot Open Entertainment Editor Denise Gotay He Said, She Said Hari Singh Coral Baez Design & Layout Editor Asha Hobbs

Readers, It was brought to my attention recently that people around campus have been asking why The Scribe must resort to filling in pages with fake ads and why the quality of our articles aren’t at the standard of their liking. This is why I am taking this opportunity to explain just what is going on with The Scribe currently so that you may understand why things are the way they are. As of right now, The Scribe is very understaffed. Last semester, we lost many seasoned writers and have only gained a few new ones. Because of how few writers we have, this means that not every piece of news on campus can be covered and why we lack a sports writer, for example. They will write what is interesting to them; it is not my position to force articles on my writers. This is why some pieces of information will be written while others will not. We are also students above anything else. Sometimes, class work will interfere with writing and we must decide for ourselves which will take precedence. And in some cases, writers will take up subjects and when the time comes to submit their articles, they are unavailable for contact. At this point, because printing is in a day, the article cannot be brought to the public. People are allowed to have their opinions of the paper and there is nothing wrong with that. We welcome any and all opinions of the paper because it will aid in future improvement. But please understand that this is our situation right now and if you would like to become part of the solution, then by all means join us! We are always happy to welcome new writers/photographers. Meetings are held most Wednesdays at 8:30pm in our Student Center office. Stop in if you are interested or contact us at thescribeub@gmail.com for further information. Cheyenne Owen Editor in Chief

Web Editor Jordon Warmington Art Director Michael Lawson Chief Photographer Spot Open Staff Photographers Teresa Wheeler

Op-Ed Disclaimer: The Scribe neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made. The Scribe will not be liable for any loss, damage or hurt feelings caused by a reader’s reliance on information obtained from the advice column(s). It is the responsibility of the reader to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through The Scribe. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content. The Scribe Editorial Copyright Statement and Policy: The opinions, beliefs and viewpoints expressed by the various authors and forum participants in the newspaper do not necessarily reflect the opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of The Scribe or official policies of The Scribe To submit articles, story ideas, illustrations or photographs, please send an e-mail of interest to TheScribeUB@gmail.com, describing the article you would like to have published. After receiving expressed interest, please save the complete article in DOC format and send as an attachment. Please include full name and contact information (telephone number and e-mail address—to be used by editors only). Be aware that submission does not guarantee publication and all submissions are subject to editing.

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Knight Life

My Family Day/Weekend BRITTANY HARRIS Staff Writer

Saturday,September 29, 2012 was the start of the family weekend. Some families came on Saturday and only stayed for that day and others spent the weekend enjoying time with their UB student. There were so many activities going on that day for children and adults. The activities included face painting, pumpkin painting, decorating cookies and much more. Some of UB’s clubs performed for students and families where they showcased their talent which included singing, dancing and acting.

Although my family was having a great time of their life, I could say who had the most fun was my 11 year old cousin Ceara. “This is the most amazing day I have ever had so far. My favorite part of the day was the face painting and I won some awesome prizes such as toys and candies. Most of all I got to see my cousin and during the free time, I went to the beach and collected sea shells. I sure hope that Bridgeport will soon have something like this again.”

Later on that day, there was this hilarious and mid blowing magician Josh McVicar, alsoknown as McVicar the trickster. Some of his tricks included a real bowling ball coming out of his sketch pad, swallowing a string then pulling it out of his eye, and much more. Families were having a great time because they were certainly surprised by of his tricks and his sense of humor. “This was absolutely amazing and hilarious because it made people look like a fool,” said my mom. This was an awesome day because there was so much going on for families and students.

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KNIGHT LIFE

October 2012

Family Weekend "Not fully thought out" KEVIN MATOS Staff Writer

The University of Bridgeport hosted a family weekend for students on September 29-30, though it could have definitely used some work. I attended the event on Saturday, and saw first-hand what it had. They set up a picnic in the Ped Mall, with beautiful fall decorations and a variety of food, mostly the kind found in the Marina Dining Hall. The atmosphere was quite enjoyable, with the Purple Knight causing some mischief and various students from school clubs, fraternities and sororities made the effort to go up to the families and students and talk with them, effectively getting people talking. Additionally, the Student Showcase was great, providing the parents with entertainment while also displaying the talents of some UB students.

There were a few low points to it, though. The weather was extremely cold, and though I know it is impossible to control the weather, they could have better prepared by having free coffee or hot drinks for the students and their parents. Additionally, I heard that very few knew about the Talent Showcase, resulting in a poor turnout. Last, but not least, the ‘weekend’ part was a stretch, since there were no actual activities planned for Sunday. So, those who didn’t have a chance to go on Saturday kind of missed out. Essentially, the weekend had its good points, but it gave me the impression that they did not plan things out completely.

My Family Weekend Experience CHEYENNE OWEN Editor-in-Chief

Parent’s Weekend this year was certainly a wonderful chance for me to step away from my studies and relax. Spending Saturday with my friends, we took advantage of the numerous club activities at each table. I found a perfect pumpkin to paint and won a stuffed elephant from one of the family games. After running around to check out what everyone else had to offer, I sat down with my friend who was helping out a Greek organization table and doodled my favorite Transformer. I was happy that I could grab food right there, opting to replace a filling brunch with more cookies than was probably healthy (which to my roommate’s dismay I was later hyped on sugar). The weather was just right with a chill in the air signifying the start of fall. I just wish the sun had been more cooperative.

Families seemed to be enjoying themselves, children running around and getting their pictures taken with the Purple Knight and then running off for a face painting or to win or make something. Others were content to sit and eat with their son or daughter even until clean up. It was a nice way to spend a Saturday- hanging with friends and getting out of my dorm for once. I even came away from the event with balloons, bringing out my inner goofball (I’m such a child when I get to play with balloons).

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KNIGHT LIFE

October 2012

Ask Belle Vie: She is all knowing Dear Belle Vie, I’m a junior this year and I’m incredibly stressed out. Balancing school work, several jobs, and worrying about the future is taking its toll on me, mentally and physically. My brain is practically screaming at me “You’re not going to do anything in the future! You’re such a failure! You should have never chosen this major!” everyday and I’ve found myself breaking down several times a week, crying until it hurts too much and I fall asleep. I can also feel my body crumbling under this stress, between joints suddenly hurting and getting sick a lot and the constant nausea. I just don’t know what to do to calm down or at least get my brain to quiet down. Are there any steps I should be taking to secure a successful future? I mean, is it okay to not have a job right out of college because I feel if I don’t I’ve let my parents down who now have this enormous debt. I really don’t know what to do and I’m tired of feeling sick all the time.

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-Stressed and Breaking Dear Stressed and Breaking, You are not overwhelmed by the outside elements of all the work and confusion of your future, but instead you are placing too much pressure on yourself internally. If you are not happy with the way you are doing things or if you feel that you are progressing in no way shape or form it is because you are not, and your mind, body and soul is crying out for you to take charge of your life again. I completely understand how you feel when it comes to having so much work to do that you’re lacking sleep, can’t concentrate and your brain feels like it’s going to explode. I can see that your main priority right now is ensuring that you have a bright future ahead of you. However, do not contradict yourself; if that is your goal go after it one hundred percent. How do you expect other wise to become successful when you are feeling sorry for yourself? Your spirit right now is refusing to make an attempt to get better because you mentally believe you cannot do this alone. It is okay to not be able to take on all this stress alone and maybe that is even something you can work on. Your independence truly will separate you from the competition around you. Furthermore, if you can successfully individualize yourself you are that much closer to discovering your path to the future. Work on building inner strength; with a strong will to drive on to see a better tomorrow and a constant determination you will see that life will flow so much better. I believe us as human beings can find that utopia or place where we are satisfied with who we are. It is not an easy journey to find your utopia but it is definitely worth trying to get to. Look at Siddhartha, he had no idea if his beliefs would lead him to Nirvana, yet he followed his own way of living that he knew best and in the end he became this supreme being that had found the key to everything around him. I see you have so much to offer the world with the potential you have built up in you. It is really up to you to use that potential or to keep it bottled up and used for no good reason at all, which would then just be a total waste of time on your end. It is okay to feel your accomplishing nothing because we all feel that way in some period of our lives, but what differentiates a successful person to a unsuccessful person is the idea of picking themselves up or seeking a way to find outside help in order to get to what is most important in their life. P.S. Giving up is not an option, self determination is the potion. Sincerely, Belle Vie

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Fashion

DIY Photo to Wood Transfer Decoration KAITLIN O'CONNELL Managing News Editor

Materials- Scissors, gel gloss medium ($10 or less at crafting stores), block of wood ($1.50), modge podge (optional), picture printed from laser jet printer and paintbrush Step one- Choose a picture and print it out on your laser jet printer, make sure that the picture fits the piece of wood that you are about to use and that you use a mirror image of the photo so when you transfer the photo it will not be the reverse way.

Step two- Once the image is printed, trim the edges off.

Step three- Using gel medium and either a foam or regular paint brush, apply the gel medium to the front of the photo (just a thin layer not too thick now!), flip it face down and apply it to the wood piece.

Step four- Using a credit card (or your school ID), drag it across the image a few times to make sure you get the excess glue and bubbles out

Step five- Wait for the gel medium to completely dry, this may take up to several hours or about 30 minutes to an hour on a sunny day.

Step six- Once fully dry, take a wash cloth dip it in water and start to rub the top layer of paper off of the wood piece. Do not rub hard just enough so the top layer comes off.

And VIOLA! You now have your very own photo to wood transfer to decorate your room with. It may take a few trial and error runs (this happened to me as well) but letting it dry even over-night will increase the chances of the photo transferring clearly to the wood. Stay creative!

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FASHION

October 2012

The Do's and Don'ts of Fall 2012 Fashion Trends MEGAN GUSTASHAW Courtesy of glamour.com

The fall 2012 New York Fashion Week shows were jam-packed with trend after trend. Here are our tips on how to wear ‘em all without entering into the dangerous DON’T zone. Read More http://www.glamour.com/fashion/2012/02/the-dos-and-donts-of-fall-2012-fashiontrends#ixzz28dvOl0sW

DON’T underestimate the power of pointy pumps. Pointy pumps feel fresher than ever for fall, especially when rendered in shiny, slinky fabrics. Thakoon hit the right note with satin and metallic styles, while J.Crew cornered the print market with its Manolo Blahnik pairs. DO wear these sexy shoes with cropped pants, but DON’T do them with wide-leg jeans. Sadly, these two fab pieces just never quite work together.

DO add wine colors to your fall wardrobe. Dark red and purple shades were a big statement this season. The hero piece? Shiny burgundy coats likes these from Tommy Hilfiger. DO find the shade that suits your skin tone. Brick reds look great on warm skin tones, for example, while bluish plums look great on cool ones. DON’T forget to mix wine colors with autumnal brights in addition to neutrals. Mustard, cobalt and emerald green can be especially chic.

DO mix sporty and ladylike. Baseball caps were just one of many sporty statements on the runways, styled with girly and ladylike pieces. Practical meets pretty? We like this trend. DON’T wear too many sporty pieces at once or you’ll look like you’re on your way to the gym. DO add one sporty element—like a letterman jacket or perforated tank—to give a girly look a sporty twist.

DON’T save bright colors for spring. Donna Karan reminded us of this age-old technique for making bright, cheery color work in cold weather: add black! DON’T forget to update your stash of black tights at the beginning of the season. A shiny, no-pills pair makes an outfit look so much more expensive. DO balance the ratio of black and bright color by experimenting with accessories, outerwear and shoes.

DO incorporate yummy textures into your outfit. Fur (both real and faux) was big news on the fall runways, but angora, mohair and cashmere made a statement too. Find a luxe fabric to suit your personal style and budget and revel in the chic it brings to your cold-weather wardrobe.

DO fall back in love with the navy-blue peacoat. We heard “the peacoat is the new parka” whispered behind us during one of the shows—and that stylista was so right. Joseph Altuzarra was just one of many designers to rework this wardrobe staple for fall.

DO let the luxe piece stand out in the look. DON’T go head to toe in one texture.

DO look for versions with big, exaggerated collars for extra oomph. DON’T be afraid to invest in this trend. Even when the moment ends, the peacoat will never look out of style.

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October 2012

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FASHION


Express Your Scribe The T’s of life This isn’t it, this really can’t be it can it? The lies that you told, no truth in the voice, Telling me you would stay until the last days of my life, Taking five steps forward and then one hundred back, That’s not my prerogative; I can’t ever go back, To the nights we spent high off each other’s skin, Taking that chance and letting you in, Trust and believe it will never happen again, This is it, it for me that is, There will be no more of this, The best is yet to come and I have more to learn, Throughout the years I will grow, Though you will stay in what you have always known, This is it, it’s time to let it go Kaitlin O’Connell

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Entertainment

Season 3: Walking Dead Predictions DENISE GOTAY Entertainment Editor As the season premiere of AMC’s Walking Dead is approaching, Walking Dead fans are speculating on what will happen during this show’s third season. On top of that, there are a couple of unanswered questions as well since the show introduced its viewers to the prison and a new character on the last episode of season 2. Until the show comes back on television, check out these Walking Dead predictions: Who will die next? Obviously more characters will die one way or the other. But the interesting question is which one? Last season brought Walking Dead viewers shocking deaths of Dale and Shane. Who would be the one to get zombifield this season? Well to top off the list of characters that might meet their fate, let’s bring on Lori Grimes.

when Lori becomes pregnant during a zombie apocalypse. By having her pregnant, she is the ultimate liability to the group’s survival. She will slow the group down and will be more susceptible to zombie attacks. What will happen when Lori becomes a zombie? Will the show have its first zombie baby? Since Lori is on the list let’s also add in Carl Grimes, Rick’s son. A lot of viewers blame Carl for Dale’s death. Then again, a lot of viewers are also blaming Lori for her bad parenting skills. Since Carl has a habit of wondering off during the most dangerous of times, Carl might end up getting bit as well. There are so many times a kid can escape from danger until it catches up.

It could be possible that Lori might get bit this season. It’s bad enough that Lori destroyed Rick and Shane’s relationship, it’s even worse

Will Merle Dixon Get his Revenge? Back in season one, Rick and the other survivors left Merle handcuffed and left him for dead. Of course when they came back to save him, he disappeared leaving his hand as evidence that he escaped. According to the Walk-

Lori Grimes

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ing Dead website, he’s the Governor’s second in command. It’s obvious that Merle will have revenge on his to do list when he sees Rick and the gang. But will he go after them knowing his brother; Daryl Dixon is with Rick also? Will Michonne Become Walking Dead’s Favorite Character? With the Walking Dead fandom, a lot of fans (mainly the female audience) have Daryl Dixon as their favorite character on the show. Ironically enough, the character is not even in the Walking Dead comics. Of course since the appearance of Michonne at the end of Season 2, fans have been buzzing nonstop about the Michonne character. It seems like Danai Gurira, the actress who plays Michonne, has some big shoes to fill since the character Michonne was voted #86 on IGN’s Top 100 Comic Book Heroes. If Gurira plays her cards right and does a good job portraying the character, Michonne will swing her katana into the hearts of the Walking Dead fan base.

Carl Grimes

Michonne

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ENTERTAINMENT

October 2012

Animania! KEVIN MATOS Staff Writer Animania! Welcome back to Animania!, the place where we feature two different animes for anime fans to watch. Whether or not you checked out the anime suggestions from the last issue, I’m sure you’ve either run out of animes to watch, or are getting close to finishing one and are in need of another. Like before, this article looks for two different animes to feature. Most of the time, one anime will be comedic and easy-going, while the other will be adventure/ action themed. This issue features the following anime suggestions: “Library Wars” Taking place in the year 2019, “Library Wars” is an anime with some action, comedy and romance. However, it also has an important message for viewers. The main central issue here is censorship. At the start of a new era, the Japanese government approved the search and seizure of any book believed to be harmful to society. At the same time that law was passed, the libraries gained the right to be separated from the government and act as their own entity. Additionally, the libraries gained the right to seize any books at their discretion, despite its unlawful status. A few years before the main plot of the series, a young woman was about to buy a book at a local bookstore. Just as she was about to obtain this long-awaited book, members of the government’s Media Improvement

Team entered the bookstore to seize all books found. As one of the members was about to take the book from her, a member of the libraries’ Library Task Force intercepted him, stating that the library was seizing all books found in this bookstore. Impressed by what happened, and hoping to once again meet this man, Iku Kasahara joins the Library Task Force once she’s done with college. However, she soon finds things to be slightly more difficult than she expected, having to juggle librarian duties with military duties. Worse yet, she must do all this while the tension between the Media Improvement Teams and the Library Task Forces rise, leading to more frequent armed conflicts between the two groups. Watch the 13 episode series as Kasahara attempts to fight censorship and find her ‘Prince Charming’. “Blassreiter” For those that are into darker and somewhat more violent action, I suggest watching “Blassreiter”. In a fictional Germany, mysterious creatures known as Amalgams (also translated as Demoniacs) are rampaging through the country. Amalgams are biomechanical creatures, believed to be the result of an unknown virus that only affects corpses. These creatures are extremely fast and capable of merging with any machine to become stronger and deadlier. As a result, a group known as the Xenogenesis Assault Team (XAT) was formed in order to

hunt down these creatures. Gerd Frentzen, the number one motorcyclist in the country, is in the middle of a race when an Amalgam enters the track, wreaking havoc upon everything it sets its eyes upon. The Amalgam manages to kill a few of the cyclists, but as it goes after Gerd, it is intercepted by a mysterious blue Amalgam. Though Gerd manages to survive the attack, he finds himself paralyzed from the waist down. Fired from his team, and having his teammates turn their back on him, he struggles to find a way to keep moving forward. Suddenly, a mysterious woman shows up and offers him a pill. She tells him it is experimental, and that the side effects on humans haven’t been determined yet, but if he takes it, then he should regain movement in his legs. Seeing nothing to lose, Gerd takes it, and finds that the pill has transformed him into an Amalgam, but unlike the others, he has full control of his actions, and can turn back into a human. Worried, XAT monitors him, but soon finds that Gerd is not the only human with this ability. Giving in to the intense pressure from civilians who don’t believe that XAT is capable of protecting them, XAT finds itself having to ally with Gerd as it tries to uncover the secrets behind the Amalgams and the people who have the ability to turn into them. The 24 episode series follows this plot, each episode full of action, mystery and intense violence.

What Grinds My Gears…About My Classmates DENISE GOTAY Entertainment Editor Do you find yourself hating the class not because it’s boring but because of your classmates in general? UB students were asked what type of classmate grinded their gears and here’s what they had to say about their annoying classmates.

“Someone who ask unnecessary questions,” -Sagal Elmi, junior

“The type that comes in 30 minutes late and when you come in, they glare at you like you’re late and they’re on time,” -Coral Orona Baez, freshman

“When you and a couple of people are doing some group work assignment and there’s that one person who doesn’t do anything at all,” -Chris Walker, sophomore

“When they walk by you and hit you with their bag and they don’t apologize,” -Karlie, freshman

“Someone who eagerly answers every single damn question in the class,” -Jennifer Harris, senior

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“I hate students that complain about their test. Especially when they don’t come to class,” -Trisha Bartholomew, junior

Want more of "What Grinds My Gears"? Visit www.TheScribeOnline.com to see the rest of the quotes and leave comments!

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inReview Plan B Burger Bar: One of Milford's Finest Restaurants CHEYENNE OWEN Editor-in-Chief

Nestled among the upscale clothing shops and Whole Foods Market of Milford rests the incredible Plan B Burger bar. This restaurant specializes in a wide variety of burgers not found at ordinary sit down joints such as the Pretzel burger, The Squeeler, or the Burger Flight. Of course, they also serve other restaurant norms like nachos and salads. Plan B, as stated on its website, prides itself on serving your meat “fresh, not frozen, ground in house daily from whole chucks, never preformed, simple and pure.” Your burgers are always made from meat free of hormones, fillers, and chemicals, meaning all burgers are 100% Verified Humane. For the legal crowd, they serve a large variety of beers and bourbons. Each time I have been there, the staff has been very welcoming. I have never had a rude waiter or waitress, though my only complaint

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about the staff is that some of them have become such good friends with their patrons, things can get rowdy and loud in there. Walking into the restaurant, you are greeted with a rustic/ modern mix of décor, from the entrance wall covered in fur and patterned to the HD TVs over the bar always airing sporting events. You seating is table and stool or booth. If you arrive during the less crowded times, you are often allowed to seat yourself, and otherwise you will be seated by the staff. As for the quality of food, it is absolutely succulent. I always order the Pretzel burger which is a thick patty on a pretzel bun, covered in cheese, lettuce, and mustard. The sides are a pickle and your choice of fries or whatever you wish to substitute your fries for. The pretzel bun is unsalted, but it is just right. The mustard, mixed with the bun and meat creates a spicy yet

smooth taste that accompanies the natural flavor of the meat. The burger can be messy, though, usually beginning to fall apart once you get near the middle of the burger. The setting of your food is wonderful in its simplicity, your burger coming on a rectangular plate with your fries standing up in a metal can and the pickle on the opposite side of the burger. Plan B Burger Bar is an incredible place to go if you’re craving burgers and good service. I highly recommend you go, though keep in mind, you pay for the quality. The burgers can be pricey, most burgers averaging $11 and higher. Though if price is no problem, go enjoy a delectable lunch or dinner!


inREVIEW

October 2012

Transit of Venus gives the dead a new life KEVIN MATOS Staff Writer After a four-year hiatus, Three Days Grace returns with their brand new studio album Transit of Venus. Often, this hiatus comes with a change in style, and Transit of Venus is no exception. In their new album, Three Days Grace experiments with a new sound, while maintaining the same style they’ve always had. Their new album is anything but disappointing, with their usual mix of powerful lyrics and rock music found in just about every song on the album. “Sign of The Times” starts off the album by starting off slowly, and then switching gears for the chorus, doing the switch almost seamlessly. “Chalk Outline” follows with a steadier, quicker beat, talking about betrayal and anger. Songs like “Operate” and “Misery Loves My Company” follow the same struc-

ture as “Chalk Outline”, focusing on a quick tempo, strong lyrics and harder rock. Meanwhile, songs like “Anonymous”, and “Give In To Me” are similar to “Sign of The Times”, maintaining a slower pace through most of the song and picking it up during the chorus. The song “Happiness” talks about feeling alone and depressed, and also brings up the issue of alcoholism through the chorus: “Happiness straight from the bottle/When real life’s too hard to swallow”. Another song that brings up problems normally faced by people today, particularly young adults and teens, is “Time That Remains”. An inspirational song, “Time That Remains” tries to convince people to be strong and face the problems that are in their lives. The second

verse even states the following: “Don’t get me wrong/The mistakes I’ve made along the way/ Made me who I am today/The time is gonna come/You will wake up and realize/Just how fast your life goes by”. The album itself is great, and there aren’t really any songs in it that could disappoint, even when compared to other songs from the album. However, there are definitely some songs that stood out. The most recommended songs, which deliver powerful lyrics alongside their new sound, are: “Sign of The Times”, “Broken Glass”, “Time That Remains”, “Operate”, and “Chalk Outline”. These songs best display the band’s new sound, while still keeping in touch with the band’s messages and old style.

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Opinion Multicultural Couples BY HARI SINGH & CORAL ORONA BAEZ

HE SAID Since the University of Bridgeport is an International college you would expect to have people who are seeing other people who are from another country. I see it all around campus; it is a good feeling when you see this because of the fact that you can find someone around this campus and feel comfortable with it. Never in my lifetime would I see so much interaction with other people from different countries. It is a very good thing to see- different cultures interacting with each other to experience what their culture is like. The way how I see it, every day I see different people talking to each other and having fun learning from each other in an experience they will never find anywhere else. Seeing people talk, laugh and enjoying their company with each other is always a sight to see because you never feel uneasy or out of place. Being in a relationship with someone from the Virgin Islands, it is an amazing experience because both her and I enjoy our company together; we have the same things in common and we never get tired of being with each other. We love every second of being together, even if it’s through texting, we still never get tired of it. As long as we just talk to each other it feels great to know you have someone who is from a different place, has so many things in common and loves to be with each other no matter where it is. So even if you are new to this school, you will eventually find someone who is proba-

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bly from a different country who has an interest to hang out with you and maybe you’ll eventually go out with that special person. SHE SAID I’ve known more than a handful of multicultural couples-even been in one such relationship myself. It’s quite strange from where I’m from, but not uncommon. We don’t look at race before thinking about their relationship-we just look at their level of love. Coming to UB, I was excited to see so many multicultural couples everywhere I turned. It’s so interesting to learn about your partner’s culture and even adopt some of their cultures. I love learning new cultures and making many friends from different cultures-I especially love trying the foods they eat. Many couples sometimes struggle to communicate. Whether it is a different language or they just struggle to understand each other on a personal level, just remember that they were raised in a different culture than yours. They may get offended at times, but it’s always good to keep a positive mind about it. If you believe that you can spend a long time with your partner, then you will be happy. My relationship

may have only lasted six months, but we ended up understanding each other well and we remained friends after our break up, even when my friends kept telling me that he was a jerk. It may be hard, at first, but if you truly believe in one another, anything is possible. Family may get in the way (maybe even friends), but they will have to understand that your partner makes you happy. Explain to them your feelings, if they love you, they will understand. Don’t hide your relationship from them-that’s one of the worse things you can do. Be proud of your relationship and of what you have. Show others how proud you are and don’t be ashamed of it. Walk your own walk. Seeing so many multicultural couples out there makes me happy, that those times when being in a relationship with a person of a different culture was frowned upon as not socially acceptable are mainly over. I’m sure it still happens sometimes (we were all raised differently after all), but not as much as before. America is a free country; we are free to choose who we want to love. Our different cultures shouldn’t stop us from doing so. I’ve seen couples that have been together for over 30 years, have married and have children and grandchildren, and they look happy to be with each other and look very much in love with each other-even when they tease each other and complain about each other’s habits! When that happens, I always find myself wishing for a relationship similar to theirs. I know that one day, I will have one (I just have to be patient).


OPINION

October 2012

My Life as a Rainbow: Come out when you're ready DENISE GOTAY Entertainment Editor

Chapter Seven National Coming Out Day is a kick ass day for any rainbow to just come out and celebrate their success of accepting who they are. Of course just because the holiday is called “National Coming Out Day”, it doesn’t mean you literally have to come out. For those of you who are still in the closet about you’re homosexuality, it’s ok. I understand your reasons why you wish to remain secret. It’s really hard for any rainbow to come out of their shell when it comes to their sexual orientation. Especially since there are still people out there who can be hostile towards the LGBT community. Some people are going to try and pressure you to come out because it “might help you feel better” or “the society is more accepting now”. Come out when you want to, not because you have to. Don’t force yourself to do anything you don’t want to do. Part of accepting your homosexuality is when you come out to yourself at your own time without any pressure. I remember when I first realized I was a lesbian, I was really scared. I started noticing my attraction for women when I was 16 years old. For two whole years I was in the closet about my sexual orientation since I felt ashamed and I knew if my family found out, it would be a riot. I was raised to believe that people who were gay or lesbian were evil and sinful and was automatically going to hell. At that time I tried to pray my gayness away and I know it sounds really silly but I was naive at the beginning. I was in denial for a bit because I was terrified at the thought of being rejected by my own family.

But as time went by, I started to realize I'm not here to follow my family's expectations of what a "proper" woman should be because I'm following mine. Yes it was extremely hard coming out since my family didn't support me at the beginning and not all of them still do but I really don't care what they think. It's my life to live, not theirs. The only thing I regret doing is being forced to come out to my aunt when she made me answer her question about my orientation. I felt like I was being put into this uncomfortable spotlight and I felt really vulnerable. I felt that my aunt didn't really respect me and my feelings when she decided to tell my whole family behind my back. It made the whole process of coming out really horrible.

During those dark times however, I began to grow. I started to realize what I'm really about and who I am as an LGBT individual. I slowly started to accept myself and love myself. Even though my coming out experience wasn't all that positive, at least I know who's really there for me and who's there to support me. For the ones who support the LGBT community, don’t force them to come out; it makes the process of acceptance a lot harder than it should be. Don’t put them in the spotlight either or it’ll turn out a bit ugly. To my rainbow brothers and sisters, when you’re ready to come out, the rest of us will be waiting for you with open arms. Till then however, take your time and don’t worry.

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OPINION

October 2012

Horoscopes NATALIA WONG Staff Writer Aries (3/21 - 4/19):

Leo (7/23-8/22)

Sagittarius (11/22-12/21)

Staying true is your objective. Do not look for ways around the truth because Karma can prove to be a challenge to deal with. You may feel you are steering far from the path you had planned for yourself, but really you are having second thoughts. These thoughts are only there to guide you from the things that are distracting you. Stay strong like an Aries and you will figure out what is best.

The people you surround yourself will not be able to help in the way you are hoping. Use your dreams as a guide and you will know exactly who you need to talk to. Reevaluate your day to day life and see what needs to be changed in order for you to be most productive. Productivity is most necessary in your life now, so take the chance to get ahead and see what habits need to be thrown out. Stay your true self and be reserved like a Leo.

You are a social butterfly and kind hearted. Your challenge is not being able to socialize with your close friends because of all the buildup work left to do. Your social skills will be buried this month and you may lose yourself by hiding your emotions. The most important thing to remember is you do not need to hide your emotions based on what friends might expect. Do not limit yourself; use wisdom to guide you like a Sagittarius.

Virgo (8/23-9/22)

Capricorn (12/22-1/19)

The spotlight is on you and everyone will be after you for your opinions. Don’t take this negatively because you will be helping many evaluate themselves. You will find yourself in an issue where you may want to lie for the benefit of the person who is seeking your opinion. Be a helper like a Virgo and lead others.

Many will surprise you in this month, especially when it comes to satisfying you. You are an extremely independent individual and might find yourself dictating to others of your needs. It is okay to vent your needs because support from friends lightens the weight of life on your conscience. Your intelligence will guide you in your time of need and friends will support you every step of the way. Use your strong will power like a Capricorn and you will realize that your needs will fall into order.

Taurus (4/20 – 5/20): You are being pressured to think of things you would rather not. Others feel you need to handle a situation differently and deal with it now. Your best option is to stay persistent in what is most important. Be careful in deciding what is most important and what is not because this situation can make or break you. Stay aggressive like a Taurus and you will be able to handle the situation smoothly. Gemini (5/21- 6/20) The Moon is shining on your sign this month so you will notice things will start to pick up speed. The goal is to slow yourself down in a way to still get things done but at a slower pace. Rushing to your destination will only make you tired. If you need to always be on the move, grab a friend that can remind you to slow down and even offer a helping hand. Be intelligent like a Gemini and work together with others. Cancer (6/21-7/22) Prepare to be confused because you will be going through a lot at home. Situations that have come up before will arise again, however this time you will know how to deal with it. Warning: do not over analyze the situation because you already have the answer. Be witty like a Cancer and you will find the most natural solution.

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Libra (9/23-10/22) Things may go a little bumpy with your emotions this month. Your patience will be running low and you will experience the need to be left alone. There is a significant goal you are striving for but the fatigue of financial problems will be weighing on your mind. Take deep breaths when thrown into an icky situation. Balance your life like a Libra and you will find tranquility. Scorpio (10/23-11/21) In this month Saturn is back in your sign after thirty years, which will cause you to experience sadness and unwillingness to do all the things that are important. Stay on track by evaluating your set goals. Your goals make up who you are, without them you will eventually lose yourself. Look in the mirror and truly ask yourself what is most important to you presently and in the future. Find happiness like a Scorpio even when times are tough.

Aquarius (1/20-2/18) This month you will want to share your feelings with everyone. Be careful who you share everything with because that can be used against you. You are going through an emotional turmoil where every feeling is multiplying into a disaster. Use your free spirit like an Aquarius as a guide to get you out of this emotional rollercoaster. Pisces (2/19-3/20) You know exactly where you’re headed and how to get there; the most important part of your journey of self discovery is almost met. Others will be feeding you negative energy in order to discourage you from your goals, but stick to your fight and you will come out on top. Stay motivated like a Pisces and all will go well.


October 2012

Ways to know you're being used DENISE GOTAY Entertainment Editor It really does suck being fooled by someone. It’s even worse when your own friend is being fooled by someone who clearly is using them but for some reason that friend doesn’t see it. Based on my experience, I have a friend who can be a bit blind sometimes when it comes to having her relationships with people. How can anyone tell if they’re being used or not? Well it’s simple if you start to notice a couple details of how people behave around you.

You Always Text the Other Person to Hang Out Do you have a feeling that the person you hang out with never seems to text you to hang out? Are you the one who’s always trying to get the person to spend time with you like going for a ride or even to their dorm to chill? This should be a tell tale sign that they simply don’t want anything to do with you unless they can get something out of it. This leads me to my next point…

The Person Only Texts You When They Need Something Have you noticed that the person you want to hang out with only sticks around whenever they need something from you? Do they text you for favors such as asking for a car ride or to hang out at the mall for a bit so they can buy some stuff for themselves? It may not seem like you’re being used at first since everyone needs to do a favor every now and then. But if this habit is continuous, looks like you’re going to need to find someone else who won’t use you to get things.

You’re in Denial about Being Used When someone confronts you about your friend using you as a puppet, do you tend to deny it and get defensive? Do you immediately come up with excuses on how or why that friend acts the way they do? Congratulations you are being used completely. Not only are you refusing to admit that there is a possibility that you are being used, you possibly feel ashamed and/or angry at yourself for letting someone treat you like that. It’s ok; it’s not your fault. The first step to solving your problem is to accept the fact that you’re being controlled.

Your Real Friends Tell You You’re Being Used The number one sign a person can tell if they are being used is when their own friends confront them about the issue. Your friends probably had some sort of intervention about how your friend has been treating you. If you see your close friends doubting the person’s relationship to you, you need to step back and re-evaluate the situation.

Your “Friend” is Nice to You When They Get Their Way, Mean to You When They Don’t Take a moment and think about your friend’s behavior. Do they get really friendly and buddy-buddy with you when they’re getting what they want? What happens if they don’t? Do they stop replying to your texts and ignore you for the rest of the day? Do they give you the silent treatment, expecting you to apologize? Do you feel like you’re being manipulated to do things that you normally don’t want to do? This should be a clear sign that you’re being used.

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Sports

NHL, Union Meet Friday, plan to talk PIERRE LEBRUN courtesy of espn.go.com

The NHL and NHLPA met Friday at the union offices in Toronto, NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly told ESPN.com via email. Daly was joined by commissioner Gary Bettman in the meeting with NHLPA executive director Donald Fehr and union counsel Steve Fehr. Daly said there was nothing more to report. During Friday's meeting, the NHL strongly urged the NHLPA to come up with a new proposal, two sources told ESPN.com. In turn, sources said, the NHLPA also asked the league to come up with a new proposal. Daly and Steve Fehr spoke Saturday and will talk again Sunday to finalize the schedule for talks next week. It is expected that Donald Fehr and Bettman also will speak by phone at some point this weekend. NHLPA spokesman Jonathan Weatherdon said any discussions this weekend won't be in person.

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The meeting was not announced to the media and comes a day after the NHL canceled the opening two weeks of the regular season. Unable to work out how to split $3 billion in hockey-related revenues with the players' association, the NHL wiped out 82 games from Oct. 11 through Oct. 24 -- beginning with four on Oct. 11, which would have been the league's opening night. "We were extremely disappointed to have to make today's announcement," Daly said Thursday in a statement. "The game deserves better, the fans deserve better, and the people who derive income from their connection to the NHL deserve better. "We remain committed to doing everything in our power to forge an agreement that is fair to the players, fair to the teams and good for our fans. This is not about 'winning' or 'losing' a negotiation. This is about finding a solution that preserves the longterm health and stability of the league and the game. We are committed to getting this done."

The union countered Thursday by saying the NHL forced the lockout instead of letting the season go on as planned. "The decision to cancel the first two weeks of the NHL season is the unilateral choice of the NHL owners," Donald Fehr said in a statement. "If the owners truly cared about the game and the fans, they would lift the lockout and allow the season to begin on time while negotiations continue. "A lockout should be the last resort in bargaining, not the strategy of first resort. For nearly 20 years, the owners have elected to lock out the players in an effort to secure massive concessions. Nevertheless, the players remain committed to playing hockey while the parties work to reach a deal that is fair for both sides. We hope we will soon have a willing negotiating partner."


SPORTS

October 2012

Danny Amendola out about 6 weeks The Associated Press courtesy of espn.go.com

St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola is expected to miss about six weeks with an injury to his collarbone, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Amendola, injured in Thursday's game against the Arizona Cardinals, suffered what the team believes is a sternoclavicular joint separation. While the injury is expected to sideline Amendola six weeks, he could return earlier. Rams coach Jeff Fisher had little to say about the condition of Amendola, calling it a "competitive issue." Fisher said he'd have an injury report Wednesday regarding Amendola.

"If Danny's going to miss a game, I'll discuss it at a time at which I'm sure that he's going to miss a game," Fisher said Friday. Amendola injured his shoulder on a diving attempt at a catch in the second quarter of Thursday night's 17-3 win. A TV camera caught Amendola flinging his helmet into a wall with his left hand while walking in a tunnel to get X-rays. He had the arm in a sling after the game, but the Rams did not make him available to reporters.

Amendola had a 44-yard reception on the Rams' first drive, setting up a TD pass from Sam Bradford to Lance Kendricks. Amendola entered the game with 31 receptions, second in the NFL, with two TDs and an 11.3-yard average. Amendola missed virtually all of last season after dislocating his left elbow in the opener.

Angels keeping C Chris Iannetta The Associated Press courtesy of espn.go.com ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Chris Iannetta and the Los Angeles Angels agreed Friday to a $15.55 million, three-year contract, a deal that keeps the catcher from becoming a free agent. The Angels announced the deal two days after they missed the playoffs for the third straight year. Iannetta's previous contract contained a $5 million club option for 2013 with a $500,000 buyout, but the deal said the option would become mutual if he was traded, and Colorado dealt him to the Angels last Nov. 30 for righthander Tyler Chatwood. The option price had escalated to $5.05 million.

The new deal keeps the $5.05 million for 2013 and calls for salaries of $4,975,000 for 2014 and $5,525,000 for 2015. The contract includes up to $500,000 in performance bonuses based on starts at catcher for 2013: $100,000 each for 100, 110, 115, 120 and 125. There is $725,000 available in each of the following two seasons: $100,000 for 90 and $125,000 each for 100, 100, 115, 120 and 125.

Iannetta provided solid defense and hit .240 with nine homers and 26 RBIs in 79 games, providing an offensive upgrade over the Angels' three 2011 catchers. He sat out for 2½ months with a broken right wrist. He was hurt May 2 against Minnesota, but stayed in the game to finish catching Jered Weaver's no-hitter.

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SPORTS

October 2012

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Issue 2 - 2012/2013  

Issue 2 - October 2012 Print Edition

Issue 2 - 2012/2013  

Issue 2 - October 2012 Print Edition