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March 26, 2009

Seven poets 'Stomp the Stage' Angela Morris ski/ill Iter

Stomp the Stage, a poetry group based out of Galileo's Bar and Grill in the Paseo, performed their written art Tuesday at the Jazz Lab for the Broncho Jam. This group, all with different backgrounds, experiences and jobs, has been going around to different schools for the last few months working hard to get their poetry heard. "We've been going into inner city schools," South Oklahoma City native and host of Stomp the Stage, Kosher said. "We want to let the kids know that a lot of us have shared similar experiences and we just want to teach them what we've learned through it all." Speaking from personal experiences, Stomp the Stage read for UCO students this past Tuesday night. "Does anyone here get easily offended?" Jennifer Hudgens, the first poet of the evening, asked as she walked onto stage. After no response from the crowd, Hudgens jumped into poems about female empowerment and encouraged the audience to stomp on society's conventional ideas of acceptable places for females in the world. She also shared with the audience a love poem about the true passions two people can have for one another. "I want the kind of man that will covet my scars like religion," Hudgens said. The next poet to take the stage was 11-year veteran poet who goes by the name Tapestry. He got into the poetry scene at Galileo's more than a decade ago and has since found writing and sharing his poetry to be the most therapeutic experience he has ever had. "And it's cheaper than seeing a shrink," Tapestry said. "Poetry, I get from the dark edge off of me," Tapestry said. "Poetry takes the leash off of my personal demons." He read two poems off of his collection entitled, "Five Categories of Crazy." One poem was a work about how people lie when responding to the greeting, "How are you?" "How are you? Fine. Two people starting a conversation on a foundation of lies. Definition one of the Random House College Dictionary defines fine as 'of superior_ best quality or high grade or excellent manner, very well.' But who here can honestly say that is how your life is actually going? Anyone here says your life is completely perfect, please do us all a favor and go back to Leave it to Beaver, 1 Tapestry wrote in his poem titled "Fine." The next person to take stage was Dr. Freedman, a teacher at Langston, who spoke of an old girlfriend being, "the most beautiful cocoa colored queen with hips like the best tambourine anyone had ever seen." He also read a poem, "Slave Trader," which was inspired by a previous job he held involving gang intervention groups. Freedman was then followed by one of

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Local slam-poet Tapestry preforms at the UCO Jazz lab on Tuesday, March 24 at "Stomp the Stage," a Broncho Jam event.

the founders of the poetry scene in Oklahoma City, Tracy Nelson Townsen (TNT). Townsen, a RAIN maker (Rape Abusive International Network), recited poems of the sexual abuse experienced within her family. After Townsen concluded her poetic presentation, Mannie, a former military soldier, recalled stories of his times in war being hell. Mannie, a professional poet out of Lawton, loves interacting with ihis audience as he lets the poetry come from his soul and mind. , "I'm not reading my poetry; I'm letting it all flow from inside and upstairs," he said. For Mannie's last poem, he got off stage and walked through the audience as he spoke about how individuals dismiss the thought of humanity. The last woman to take the stage for the evening was Melissa May. She started seriously writing and reading at age 16 and now, at 22, she was been honored at the National Poetry

Slam as one of the top 26 poets in the nation. She read a poem, "Fairy Tale," which personified a mirror as society's outlook on what beauty should be and how women should take a stand against this outlook. "Mirror, I have paid your dues; my -fingers down my throat for you, lied for you, cried for you, but today you die... Mirror, mirror, tell me how you changed adjectives into insults that drop like atom bombs and disfigure like Hiroshima. The words fat and skinny are not warring cousins out for ancestral blood. They are just words mirror and they have no bearing on the term beautiful," May read. The host, Kosher, wrapped up the evening with a few of his poems and then invited Mannie. and May back onto stage to do one group poem titled, "Our Struggles." The chorus of the poem, which the three wrote together said, "Sometimes our struggles can feel like our home, but no when you struggle you are never alone." Stomp the Stage performs Galileo's Bar and Grill for Open Poetry Night on Wednesday's starting at 8 p.m. If interested in reading some of your own poetry, sign up starts at 7 p.m.

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Poets Jennifer Hudgens (Left), Mannie (Middle), and Dr. Freedman perform at the UCO Jazz Lab on Tues., March 24 for "Stomp the Stage," at the UCO Jazz Lab. They were three of seven poets who participated in the event. This was one of the events the Student Programming Board has arranged in their list of events for Broncho Jam. now has classifieds!

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Campus Notes Biology Club Meeting Today

The Biology Club will meet from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Howell Hall Atrium. Susannah Rankin, Ph.D., from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation will address the group. `Campus Cook' Presentation Today

UCO student Emily Leahey, "The Campus Cook," will host a presentation at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the Human Environmental Science kitchen. Leahey will teach healthy ways to cook on a budget. For more information, contact Tim Woods at 974-2320 or . Forensic Science Club Meeting, March 27

The Student Academy of Forensic Sciences, UCO's forensic science club, will meet at p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Howell Hall Atrium. The group will plan upcoming volunteer events and the Annual Crime Scene Weekend. `FU73AR: The Musical Part 4 March 27-28

The UCO Department of Theatre, Dance & Media Arts presents the student written, acted and directed production, "FUBAR: The Musical Part 4," at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Pegasus Theater, Liberal Arts. Tickets are $2 at the door. Even though the theme of this rock musical is crisis, "FUBAR" will make you laugh until you cry. Live musicians accompany the performers in this celebration of life. Free snacks will be provided. ce7

Kaleidoscope Dance Company Concert, March 27-28

- State officials warn of syphilis

The spring concert of UCO's Kaleidoscope Dance Company will be at 7:30 p.m. FridaySaturday in the Petuskey Auditorium at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School (8oi NW 5oth). The concert will feature eight new pieces choreographed by UCO dance instructors and guest artists, including a ballet piece set to the music of Oklahoma City-based band The Flaming Lips. McGuinness' DanceVisions also will perform at the concert. Tickets are $14 for adults, $10 for senior citizens and $5 for students and children. They may be purchased at the Petuskey Auditorium the night of each performance or by calling the Mitchell Hall Box Office at 974-3375. The weekend also will include a "Day of Dance" workshop for students aged 12-18 before the March 28 performance. The workshop will begin at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Health and Physical Education building. Tuition is $40 and includes admission to the spring concert. To register for the workshop, contact the UCO dance office at 974-5231 or Jacobson@ Media Ethics Conference, April


UCO's Media Ethics Conference, entitled "The Press in. Crisis—Reinventing America's News Business," will be from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 1 and 2, in Constitution Hall. Registration begins at 8:3o a.m. both days. Lunch is $15 each day with advance registration. Amy Mitchell, deputy director of the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism, will be the featured speaker. Mitchell will present the Project's annual report — the State of the News Media 2008.

sex, particularly with multiple partners. Free testAssociated Press ing and treatment is availOKLAHOMA CITY — able at local county health Ten teenagers have been departments. More than 4,000 new diagnosed with syphilis in central Oklahoma over the sexually transmitted infeclast four weeks, prompt- tions occur each year in ing health officials to warn Oklahoma ' among people young people of the dan- 18 and younger. In all of 2008, 249 cases gers of this sexually transof syphilis were reported mitted disease and the risk in Oklahoma, but all but of having unprotected sex. 15 involved older people. A total of 15 people age Fox said she couldn't 18 or younger were confirmed with the disease all specify what central of last year in Oklahoma, Oklahoma counties were so 10 cases in a month's involved in the recent outtime is alarming, health break because of concerns over confidentiality. officials said Wednesday. "They are multiple Some of the cases counties in the central part appear to be arising from of the state and we're very parties where young concerned it could spread people have unprotected beyond that," she said. group sex, said Jan Fox, "Teenagers across the who heads the Oklahoma state could be at risk. Department of Health's "It's very alarmsexually transmitted dising because syphilis is a ease service. "We've gotten that disease that can be very information from inter- harmful. It can lead to viewing some of the cases very adverse health events involved and also from if left untreated. It can eventually county health departthrough time impact ments," she said. "We believe there is major organs of the body a growing popularity of including the brain and teens attending these par- the heart." Syphilis is a curable ties, and that may be fostering the spread of syphi- infection. "The good news is that lis." syphilis can be identified The bacterial disease by examination and testcans lead to major health ing, cured with antibiotproblems and birth defects ics, and through disease if untreated. Fox said young people investigation, the spread should seek testing and of syphilis can be stopped," treatment if they have State Epidemiologist Dr. been having unprotected Kristy Bradley said. Richard Green


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NEW YORK — The people of "ER" are overburdened, sleep-deprived, come-hellor-high-water healers. They save lives with the systematic scrambling of a deli filling orders during lunchtime rush. They may rage against society's ills, which account for many of their cases (the gunshot victims, the drug abusers, the destitute). They beef about pushed-to-the-limit facilities and staff at County General. But they soldier on. "You can never think that you know what's coming," said Dr. John Carter on a recent episode whep a documentary unit was interviewing him. "Because, when the rig rolls up and the doors pop open, you have no idea what's inside." Oh, really? No idea? As a viewer watching this NBC drama in its 15th season, I •

feel like I've pretty much seen it all. Maybe Carter was channeling a vision of "ER" from long ago. Carter and other long-gone characters have been popping up in recent months, thanks to cameo appearances by Noah Wyle (who plays him) and fellow "ER" alumni including Anthony Edwards, Sherry String-field, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle and, of course, George Clooney. These sentimental encores have caused a spike in "ER" deja vu that already was overwhelming the show. Granted, "ER" deserves some sort of credit for sticking around, encrusted at 10 p.m. ET Thursdays since its first week almost 15 years ago. (Its two-hour finale airs April 2 at 9 p.m. EDT, preceded by an hourlong retrospective.) Consider: "ER" arrived in September 1994, a distant time before people gave much thought to the Internet, al-Qaida or Bernie Madoff.


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indicating that print is no longer the default source. rn( r Additionally, the handbook no longer suggests includFor many students, the ing the URL of the source research process of paper from a Web site, unless the writing is done primarily on the Internet, but doc- " It. . .helps teachers umentation styles have been slow to adapt to tech- check to make nological changes. sure the • students' The Modern Language sources are good." Association, the authority on MLA documentation --Adam Ferrari style, recently released a new edition of the widely adopted "MLA Handbook instructor requires it. Adam Ferrari, a freshfor Writers of Research man composition instrucPapers." The new edition updates writers on how to tor at UCO, said that while properly cite Web sites, it may be fine for the upperlevel students to omit the and all other sources. All works cited in the URLs, he would continue new handbook are sug- to require his students to gested to include the include it. "On a lower academic medium of publication, Caleb McWilliams

on academic databases, Ferrari said, it is not so much a problem with the types of Internet sources his students use. The new handbook, in level, where students tend to use Web sites with addition to providing for maybe lower credibility, the technological advances [including the URL] helps of research paper sources, teachers check for plagia- has itself gone under an rism," Ferrari said. "But it advance. For the first time, also helps teachers check the handbook includes to make sure the students' access to a Web site that includes the full text of sources are good." the handbook and several "I check the URLs on my students Works Cited examples and narratives page all the time," he said. that include sample papers The new handbook and professor comments. While he doesn't think states, "inclusion of URLs has proven to have limited he or any other English value because they often instructors at UCO will change, can be specific require the new edition, to a subscriber or session Ferrari said that in the of use and can be so long absence of one-on-one and cumbersome that typ- time with an instructor or ing them into a browser is late-night questions, the cumbersome and prone to Web site would probably be very useful to students. transcription errors." While that may be the case for peer-reviewed journal articles found

UCO going green to save green stay updated by joining the BBG Facebook group and signing up to follow UCO on Twitter. Senior Reporter The initial awareness campaign will culminate with Earth Week, April 20-24. The culmination will include The grass is about to get a little greener on UCO's side several UCO student-generated events. Throughout the campaign there will be several other of the fence starting this Friday. The university will kick off its "Bronze + Blue = Green" awareness initiatives. Some of the programs include the initiative by encouraging the campus community to turn installation of energy use monitors in key areas, an audit off all lights and electronics from 11 a.m. to noon, accord- of paper use and printing and some surprise displays to ing to a UCO press release. Teachers are encouraged to illustrate the importance of going green. The effort does not end after Earth Week. According to have class outside and everyone on campus can enjoy a sack lunch at Broncho Lake. • Adrienne Nobles, UCO Director of Communications and Infortnation booths and other activities will be avail- Marketing, campus officials hope to initiate permanent able from to -a.m. to 1 p.m. around the lake. changes in policy and practices through this effort. The BBG initiative is the start of a month-long awareUCO is already a recognized leader in sustainability ness campaign intended to initiate lasting changeg among efforts such as using 100 percent wind power and producthe UCO community that will help the environment and ing its own bio-diesel fuel for campus vehicles from used save the university money, the press release stated. cooking oil. "These tough economic times call for us to continue The efforts have won the university multiple awards, leading the way by being smart with our resources," UCO made them a member of the U.S. Environmental President Roger Webb said. "One of the most valued Protection Agency's Green Power Club and saved UCO resources we have is the creativity and innovation of our more than 30 percent in utility costs since 2003, accordcampus community, and I am excited to see the ideas ing to the press release. generated as a part of this initiative." Those with any questions about the BBG initiative can As part of the BBG initiative, UCO is creating an online contact Nobles at 974-2103, and email her at anobles@ community that allows people to participate by sharing ideas, personal stories and pictures. On the Web site,, visitors can check out the stories, get daily "Lean and Green" tips and Ryan Croft

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OKC council to mull social host ordinance Associated Press

OKLAHOMA CITY- The Oklahoma City Council will consider a proposal to hold adults responsible if they host parties where alcohol is served to minors. Council members got their first look Tuesday at changes to the city's alcohol ordinances that would allow police to fine parents or other adults who throw such parties. The council is expected to vote on the proposed changes on Tuesday. Dozens of cities and towns in Oklahoma have passed similar ordinances, including Edmond, Enid, Lawton, McAlester and Tulsa. Police in Edmond made 71 arrests in the year after it passed a social host ordinance in January 2007. Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty said the city needs to make it clear to

parents that it's not OK to serve alcohol to minors at a party even if they are supervised. "We've gotten to the point where a lot of adults seem to think it's OK to serve alcohol as long as it's a controlled environment," Citty said. The law would allow parents to serve their own children alcohol within the home a glass of wine at dinner for example, said Ed Hasbrook, an attorney in the city's criminal justice division. "We try to be real careful about not being too intrusive into family matters," Hasbrook said. "We are trying to require the host of such parties to impose reasonable restrictions. You keep track of what's being served, who is there." "I don't think there is a downside to it," Citty said.







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Legislation of the quirky Corporal punishment in schools?

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Aside from serious legislation such as budget and taxation issues, state politicians occasionally consider bills which could confuse some. The premises for many bills vary, yet despite the reasons for each bill, a basic question must always be asked, "Why?" Here are a few quirky bills: Want Cocaine?

State Rep. Mike Shelton, D-Oklahoma City, attempted to outlaw Cocaine in the state with House Bill 2251. The product is an energy drink and not the illegal substance, whose similarities are in name only. Shelton says the product, being sold in some stores across the state, introduce the drug agenda to youth. A similar issue was heard in 1999 when lawmakers considered banning items designed to resemble tobacco products. The legislation was meant to protect youth from marketing ploys by tobacco companies. Both pieces of legislation ultimately failed, though Shelton is now insisting on sending cease and desist letters to remove Cocaine from Oklahoma stores' shelves. Tattoo my what?

In 2006, Oklahoma became the last state in the nation to legalize tattooing. Now lawmakers are looking to limit which tattoos can be administered. State Sen. Jay Pan' Gumm, D-Durant, authored Senate Bill 1147 to ban the practice of eye tattooing. Eye tattooing is the process where the sclera, or white part of an eye, can be colorized. Images can be seen via Google, but note they may be highly obscene for some — view with caution. The bill passed with a vote of 42-0, and awaits a vote of the House.

With a vote of 39-9, Senate Bill 394 would allow schools to use corporal punishment or spankings in local disciplinary policies. Authored by State Sen. Gary Stanislawski, R-Tulsa, states that the person administering the punishment would have to be of the same sex of the person receiving the punishment. The legislation stipulates another certified employee would have to be present to observe the punishment being administered. The bill now awaits a vote of the House. To protect the children

Students looking for summer employment may want to reconsider their options if Senate Bill 1147 becomes, law. The legislation, authored by Gumm, would prohibit sexual offenders from operating ice cream vending vehicles in Oklahoma. The International Association of Ice Cream Vendors has pledged full support of the legislation and has said they will incorporate the language of the law into their own policy. 'This bill, if it becomes law, will mean there is one less thing about which parents must worry," Gumm said. He is correct with his. assertion; there may be one less sale. While working, each driver is required to have an annually notarized statement stating they are not a registered sex offender. If this item were to be displayed in a win .dow, paryrgt might only read two words, leading to-an increase in Braum's profits. The 1;41 passed with a vote of 46-o, and awaits a vote.-of the House. If you findyourself scratching and shaking your lead while reading this, take comfort, as you're not alone. But remember, these are the collected body of lawfitakers you voted for and your elected officials would always love to hear from their constituents.

Broadcasting students dominate OBEA competition; win 19 awards in radio, TV University of Central Oklahoma broadcasting students dominated the recent Oklahoma Broadcast Education Association's (OBEA) annual student broadcast competition, winning 19 award - the most of any Oklahoma college or university. "We're all very proud of the work our students produced the past year and having them recognized for it makes it even that more exciting," said Dr. David Nelson, assistant professor of Mass Communication. In the radio categories, Lauren Seabrook of Edmond finished first and Crystal Davis, Oklahoma City, placed second in radio newscast. Michelle Ventris of Guthrie placed first for her radio promotional spot, "The Hits of the 8os," and second for her radio commercial, "Whirlpool Fairy." Ventris and Mikey

Shellenbarger, Edmond, finished in third place for their radio drama, "The Heat of the Moment." In radio sports playby-play, Chris Wescott, Edmond, and Daniel Reub, Oklahoma City, placed third for their radio broadcast of a UCO football game. Reub also finished in third place for his TV magazine program, "The Situation Nook." In the television categories, Bonita James of Oklahoma City placed first in television video-essay. Logan Reynolds, Edmond, placed second with his TV documentary, "A Brick in Time." Crystal Price of Durant placed first and second in TV hard news story and TV feature news story, respectively. In the Television Directing category, Travis Hampton, Piedmont, finished first with the show "UVote 2008" and placed second with Alicia

Raymond of Harrah in their producing of the student TV newscast, "NewsCentral." Brandon Headley of Midwest City won first place in the Television Promotional Category with his entry, "The University of Central Oklahoma." Headley also placed first with Cameron Wilson, Edmond, for their TV public service announcement, "Energy Conservation." Jacob Chastain, Newkirk, placed second in TV sports story with his entry, "The Santa Fe Review," and third with Sarah Burt of Piedmont in TV Magazine/ Talk Show category. Claudia Balcazar, Edmond, and Mica Gibson, Piedmont, finished in third place with their entry, "A Thing Called Love," in the TV Scriptwriting category, Micah Nasrra Mruwat, Edmond, finished third with her . TV promotional spot, "News Central Promo." -

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UCO one of 15 selected institutions for national polling project Deliberative polling is a process that begins with a random sample of people who are polled about a public interest topic, and then break into small groups to form questions and concerns about the poll's general topic that they will deliberate with their institution's experts and decision makers. "The Deliberative Polling Initiative is a great opportunity for students who are not normally involved with student leadership or campuS politics to be heard," said Dr. Janelle Grellner, UCO's Deliberative Polling principal investigator and associate professor of psychology.

The University of Central Oklahoma will participate in the American Democracy Project's (ADP) Deliberative Polling initiative on March 26, seeking opinions and thoughts from 200 randomly selected, first-year students about their knowledge, attitudes and behaviors related to the services UCO offers. UCO is one of 15 higher education institutions chosen by ADP through a national application process for this initiative, which will give administrators valuable insight that can enhance students' first-year experience, possibly increasing retention.

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River Oaks Golf Club Senior Services is looking for a friendly, Of Oklahoma energetic person to fill Is looking for students to fill weekday shifts and/or part time positions. Several weekend shifts in the Bar 9am - 1pm and 1:30 pm and Grill and Beverage 5:30pm shifts are available Cart. Located 10 minutes for Mon-Fri. We pay $10 per from UCO. $8.00-12.00 hour for energetic phone per hour. Call David or work educating senior citiCindy at 771-5800 for zens on healthcare issues. appointment or stop by No experience is needed 10909 Clubhouse Road, we will train. Business is loEdmond, OK to fill out an cated at 1417 NW 150th St. application. in Edmond. Call 879-1888 to set up an interview. Ask Sooner Bloomers for Matt Hack. Garden Centers Now hiring for full and SERVICES part-time positions. Call Matt © 413-3088 for more information. FlexEdmond ible schedules available. Language Institute

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`Last House on the Left' remake misses irony of 1972 original Angela Morris Staff Writer

"If bad people hurt the one you love, how far would you go to hurt them back?" is the tagline for "The Last House on the Left," the new suspense drama which hit theaters on March re. The Collingwoods, a lovely family of three, decide to take a break from their busy lives and escape to their beautiful lake house. This relaxing vacation quickly heads down a dangerous road once Emma Collingwoods (Monica Potter), the daughter of the family and an athletic swimmer; gets talked into smoking pot with her friend Paige (Martha MacIsaac) and Justin (Spencer Treat Clark), a cute, timid stranger in town. What looks like some harmless fun quickly turns into a deadly situation for the 17-year-olds when they are surprisingly greeted by Kung, a murderer and recent prison escapee who is now on the run with his brother, girlfriend and son. This outlaw gang holds the two girls hostage after their failed escape attempt, involving wrecking the murderers' get-away car. After their attempt backfires,Paige is stabbed and Emma gets shot. After these brutal acts of violence, a storm rolls in, forcing the Kung gang, now stranded, to seek a new hideout.

The gang stumbles across the only house in miles, which happens to be the Collingwoods' house and knocks on the door. Kung, unaware that the house in which he seeks refugee belongs to the parents of the girl he has just shot and left for dead, tells the Collingwoods of his and his friends' car accident and asks for some shelter from the storm. The Collingwoods, having no clue they are standing in the midst of murderers, invite the group the stay the night until the storm clears. Exhausted from the earlier events of the day, the Kung gang quickly falls asleep. As the Collingwoods are getting ready for bed they hear a knocking outside. They investigate the sound and find their severely wounded daughter, who has managed to swim and crawl back to her parents' house, laying on their front porch. The Collingwoods discover that the peoPle ivho have shot their daughter are sleeping only feet away9iii, These once accornmo-dat-1 ing parents, now enraged,i seek revenge on their daugh-1 ter's attackers. This production of "Tasty House on the Left" is a remake of the 1972 film, written and directed by Wes Craven. Although the 2009 production changed the script, a little' bit, it still held the basic ironic, twisted plot.

Of course, with today's technology and special effects, the newer version is much more suspenseful and graphic, really allowing the audience to feel involved. The only thing I wished the newer version had not changed from the older version was how the two young girls meet Justin, Kung's son. In the 2009 production, Paige and Emma run into Justin in a grocery store while the two friends are just hanging out. However, in the 1972 version, the two girls meet Justin as they look to score some pot while driving to a concert of a band called Bloodlust. That's some terrific irony that should have been in the remake as well. But one awesome thing the newer version offers is Garrett Dillahunt's portrayal of the bloodthirsty villain, Kung. Dillahunt, who also played the Deputy in the Coen and Coen film "No Country for Old Men," did a brilliant job playing the role of the ultimate, sleazy bad guy in "The Last House on the Left." In fact, the whole entire cast of bad guys, including Aaron ' Paul (Francis); Riki Lindhome (Sadie) and Spencer Treat Clark, gave fantastic performances. "The Last House on the Left" was entertaining, but not a movie I would feel compelled to watch more than once.

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In this film still released by Anchor Bay Entertainment, Jessie Eisenberg, left, Christopher Marquette, center, and Jason Ritter are shown in a scene from, "The Education of Charlie Banks."

Performances elevateCharlie Banks'

ribution. Cut to about 1980, and Charlie and his childhood best friend, Danny (Marquette), 1.,,socilliedpress are students at a prestigious university. Out of the blue, Mick shows up and crash"The Education of Charlie Banks" marks es in their dorm room, having maintained a the surprisingly sensitive directing debut of friendship with the worshipful Danny. Mick's arrival shakes up their collegiate Fred Durst, the lead singer of Limp Bizkit, whose hits include the oh-so-catchy "Break idyll, which consists of long afternoons at the pub, smoking and drinking with the rich Stuff." Having directed music videos for his band kids who've befriended Charlie and Danny: and others, Durst displays a calm, sure hand party-boy Leo (Sebastian Stan), Greek heirhere, an understated style with fluid tracking ess Nia (Gloria Votsis) and Mary (Amurri), shots and long takes that allow the actors' the daughter of a Connecticut senator. 'While Charlie is rightly fearful of Mick's performances to speak for themselves. He gets solid work from up-and-corn- volatility, the others find him charming and ers Jesse Eisenberg, Eva Amurri, Chris novel, like an exotic pet. They're drawn to his dangerousness but Marquette and Jason Ritter, which helps uphold the film when the script from Peter they also revel in giving him a preppy makeElkoff bangs us over the head with its obvi- over, dressing him in Polo shirts and teaching him croquet. ous themes. All Charlie can do is watch and wait for Eisenberg stars as Charlie Banks, whose the latest explosion, even as Mick moves in adolescence and college years have been the secret object of his desire. . on Mary, defined by the neighbOrhood bully, Mick Eisenberg is essentially playing the same Leary (Ritter). character here as he did in the excellent "The later, Charlie watches Mick A few years senselessly beat two guys at a party; he runs Squid and the Whale" and the upcoming to the cops, but later reneges for fear of ret- comedy "Adventureland."

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Outrage over bonuses could have been avoided The Washington establishment is great at proving itself to be a body that has the wrong priorities. President Obama said the economy still faces "systemic risks" - and questioned the legality of a move to slap a 90 percent tax on executive bonuses paid by companies bailed out with taxpayer bucks, according to the

Associated Press. "There are certain institutions that are so big that if they fail, they bring a lot of other financial institutions down with them," Obama said Sunday night on CBS' "6o Minutes." He Warned against attempts to punish Wall Street and executives at American International Group, Inc., who helped cause the worldwide economic crisis - yet still raked in huge bonuses. "We can't govern out of anger," Obama said. I applaud Obama for keeping a level head and being responsible early in his term when it would be easier to govern from an emotional standpoint. It is this same Congress that put language in the stimulus package last month that allowed for the bonuses that MG executives received, that are now causing an outrage. On March 18, Sen. Chris Dodd confessed to adding language to a spending cap in the stimulus bill last month that specifically excluded executive bonuses included in contracts signed before the bill's passage, according to Dodd (D-Conn.), told FOX News that Treasury officials forced him to make the change. "As many know, the administration was, among others, not happy with the language," he said. "They wanted some modifications to it. They came to us, our staff, and asked for changes and the changes at the time did not seem that

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Stimulus bill delivers needed aid for Wall, Main streets Peter Schaeffing The Daily Garnecock/U South Carolina

The idea of the stimulus package is not a pleasant one, particularly when looked at through the eyes of the media. It's nothing more than a free-for-all for the scandalously mismanaged banks and insurance companies that brought us down, they say. When considering this argument critically it does not stand up, though. The money being poured into these iristitutionsis going to the largest and/or strongest institutions that remain. MG, the very representation of greed itself, holds insurance for 1o6 million employees of 180,0oo businesses in the United States alone. If MG were to fail, fully one-third of Americans would suddenly lose that insurance policy. It is a possibility that cannot be allowed. Similar stories are behind the bailout funds given to Bank of America, Chase and the various other entities that have staved off financial obliteration with the help of taxpayer money. Sad as it may seem, when we are helping banks, insurance companies and those with defaulted mortgages, we are saving urselves. The other components of the stimulus are less controversial. Repairing schools, revamping infrastructure and digging into "shovel , ready" projects are a sure bet to give the economy a quick jolt. The fear that comes with this promise is of the twin plagues of crippling debt and rampant inflation. To understand why these ills are not apocalyptic, consider the following hypothetical. Beginning in 1980, America endured what was essentially a three-year economic downturn, which is about a year longer than the projected duration of the current recession. Imagine now.that this recession had been a bit deeper all around, taking on the makeup of today's mess. The economy still rebounds in a few years, the wheels of innovation and progress chug along and then we hit a tiny recession at the tail end of 1990. Now it's time for the relatively carefree and irrefutably prosperous days of the Clinton era. How would this decade be different with a major recession not long in the past? There would be less investment, which means perhaps the Internet would have hit its stride a bit later. Credit would be a little harder to come by, depriving people of the luxuries that characterized the decade. Inflation would also restrict spending, but we should realize and appreciate that our economy is not Argentina's or Turkey's.

Response to 'ECU coach reacts' by Chris Wescott - March 5 edition of The Vista I feel that Chris Wescott didn't do a very good job of reporting on his story, ECU coach reacts, in the March 5, 2009 edition of The Vista. Apparently he doesn't believe in getting all the facts or information when compiling a story. He stated that UCO student was physically attacked and then arrested and that no cussing was being done. The author stated that he had talked to students that were there and this is what he was told. Who were these students? Were they friends of the arrested? The student was arrested for

obnoxious or onerous." But the provision has become a flash point for criticism amid the controversy over $165 million in bonuses given out by MG after securing more than $170 billion in federal aid, according to FOX News. The language in the stimulus bill wasn't specific to MG, but some have expressed outrage that it appears to have created a loophole. Reps. Steve Austria (R-Ohio), Steven LaTourette (R-Ohio) and Patrick Tiberi (R-Ohio), stated on the House floor on Tuesday that they didn't get a chance to read the legislation thoroughly before it was passed. Because no one noticed this provision for the bonus pay, there is now outrage throughout the nation. There are a number of variables to consider with the executive bonuses, including the contracts signed by the executives. But regardless of what has been argued, this situation points clearly to the fact that the system is flawed and those at the top are only making things worse. How assuring it is to know that not all of our representatives in the House thoroughly read the legislation that passes through their body. What were these representatives elected to do but pass laws that have passed a thorough examination? When these representatives fail to be thorough, huge mistakes are made involving large amounts of money, and there are situations that could have been avoided. It is important that these represenatives, entrusted with responsibility of passing legislation that will effectively help Americans overcome the issues that face the nation, not simply do an incomplete job and offer unnecessary bonuses to executives while so many common folk are suffering.

Assistant Athletic Director for UCO when he began using profanity. I do not see where the reported talked to the Assistant Athletic director of the police involved to see why the person was arrested. Statements were also made that the student attempted to go into the visitors dugout through the gate leading to the field, where he had no business being. I find this type of bias reporting troubling. If you are going to report on something get all you facts not partial. Because of one drunk individual and some irresponsible reporting who knows what kind of situation might occur next time ECU comes to campus to play sports. The reporter seems to want to incite something more than to

be accurate on his news.

Don't get me wrong, I too am a big sports fan and I have seen my share of heckling but no matter what the venue when the heckler attempt to enter the field of play or a teams dugout along with drinking they have crossed the line and are usually escorted out or arrested. Let us not forget that UCO is a dry campus and the student was in violation of school policy.

David "Jake" Jacoby M.Ed. University of Central Oklahoma Police Department wo N. University Drive Edmond, OK 73034

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IReligion not outline for civil law Jordan Soffer `"Badger Herald/L. irisconsin

If someone were to try to pigeonhole me into a specific political category, I think they would ultimately find I am .part of the [diminutive and rarely mentioned religious left. I am fiscally liberal and a social libertarian not in spite of my religious views but because I do not believe spiritual law can influence secular law. My ideal vision of the direction of my synagogue does not need to mirror the direction I'd like to see in my government, and my interpretations of religious law cannot influence my understanding of American law. If this is forgotten, the important distinction between the two will be erased. One issue that seems to manifest this idea is my understanding of same-sex marriage. Religiously, I see no way to validate permitting a man to wed another man other than to completely disregard the scripture at the core of Abrahamic faiths for thousands of years. While that may be a fine outlet for some, my presuppositions about religion and religious doctrines do not allow me to do this. I hardly believe, however, the words of my scripture need to run parallel to the words of my constitution. A secular union of two people of the same sex does not infringe on our freedom of religion and should undoubtedly be allowed. Call it a union, call it marriage — the name does not really matter; what matters is the human and the rights of these couples be protected. I understand that all religions pose laws dictating tji Rs of other religions -1"4oachide Laws), but if you chose to live in a religionSly free democracy like our own you simply cannot attempt to enforce those ilamEnforcing them would "bgjiist as wrong as enforcing any other religious doctrine in secular court. I wholeheartedly believe Wisconsin's 2006 ban on gay marriage should not have been passed, and to this extent I do in fact agree with Sam Clegg's March

10 article. The agreement unfortunately ends there. Clegg's analysis of religion was in itself bigoted, irrational and frankly untrue. To assert that the ban "was carried to victory on a tide of homophobic sentiment" is an awfully. ,egregious sentiment. It was :carried to victory on a false idea that religion should influence politics. While that is absolutely false, that is not homophobia. Clegg does touch on this; however, to call this mistake bigoted is wrong. The Bible certainly has some questionable passages, but to describe the entire book as if it is a manual of hatred is wrong as well. Being against same-sex marriage is understandable because marriage itself is a religious word. Being against same-sex unions is not right. What it is not is bigoted. It is a gross misinterpretation of the relationship between church and state. Contrary to what Bill Maher would have you believe, religion is not the cause of all of the world's problems, and belief in the power of prayer is not some weird superstition just as unfeasible as Santa. As a student planning on declaring a religious studies major, I have been fortunate enough to study many of the world's religions, and I am yet to find one that does preach patience, tolerance and peace. While many have hijacked scripture and manipulated it to say whatever they want, the unyielding yearning for peace is the common denominator between all major religions. Religion may be an ;easy target, but it is not an accurate one. Religion and state must remain separate if we are going to retain democracy. Blue laws must be revoked and judgments made clearly on the basis of religion should be overturned, but a diminishing number of selfidentifying religious folk is a sad trend. While we should not confuse Washington with Jerusalem, we also mustn't judge religion unless we truly understand the layers of meaning behind it.

Harper Named UCO splits with miners to All-Star Team

Andrew Foshee and Luke Yost had two hits apiece in a big nine-run inning that rallied Central Oklahoma to an 11-7 second-game win and earned the Bronchos a doubleheader split with Missouri S&T here Monday. The Miners took the opener 6-2 and led the nightcap 5-2 before UCO sent 13 batters to the plate in a nine-run fifthinning outburst that carried the Bronchos to the victory. Foshee had a pair of singles and drove in one run in that frame, while Yost had a double and RBI single. UCO also got a two-run double from Tyson Fugett, a two-run single from Casey Bruns, an RBI double from Jason Monko and runscoring sacrifices from John Bryant and Wade Gordy in taking an 11-5 lead. S&T scored one run in the sixth and another in the seventh to make it 11-7, but the Bronchos held on. Foshee went 3-for-4 to lead UCO's 11-hit attack, with Yost Photo Services and Fugett adding two hits apiece. Brent Miller earned Connor Farris pitches the ball against the the pitching win in relief, Missouri University of Science and Technology Miners on March 23 improving to 3-o. The Bronchos managed only five hits in the first game and trailed 6-o before finally getting on the scoreboard in the sixth on Brent Hodge's RBI single, with Kellin Sheets adding a pinch-hit solo home run in the seventh. UCO, now 16-17 on the season, returns to Lone Star Conference action this weekend with a four-game series against Angelo State. The two teams meet for 1 p.m. doubleheaders Friday and Saturday at Broncho Field.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 22) -Central Oklahoma's Lance Harper will get another chance to showcase his skills on the collegiate stage this week after the senior standout was selected to play in the Division II Hall of Fame All-Star Classic in SpringfielcL Mass. The 6-foot-6 forward will be part of the 10-player West squad that will take on the io-member East team at 7 p.m. Friday in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The players were selected by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The All-Star game is held the day before the Division II national championship game in Springfield. The Elite Eight -- which Harper helped lead the Bronchos to last year -- starts with four quarterfinal games Wednesday and two semifinal contests Thursday before Saturday afternoon's finals. "This is a great honor for Lance and one he's definitely deserving of," UCO coach Terry Evans said. "He had an excellent season for us and this will be a great opportunity for him to show what Lance Harper goes up against the he can do against the best players in Southwestern Oklahoma State University Division II." Bulldogs on Feb. 28 at Hamlton . Harper led the Bronchos to a 24-6 Fieldhouse. season and the Lone Star Conference North Division championship this year, with UCO earning its fourth trip in five years to the Division II national tournament. The Edmond Memorial product averaged 16.8 points and 8.o rebounds a game while shooting 54.9 percent from the field and was one of just two players in the LSC to rank in the top 10 in all three categories. He was named the LSC North Division Player of the Year and earned first-team Daktroncis All-South Central Region recogition. Harper and Midwestern State's Nolan Richardson were the only LSC players selected to the elite team.

MO Hockey loses in first round of championship Chris Wescott .S.poris Fb "Titer

It was a battle against a team that has been there before and a team that is trying to achieve the same. The University of Illinois was the reigning national champions when the team stepped onto the ice to face the Central Oklahoma Bronchos over spring break. The Bronchos were first timers in the national playoffs. The Bronchos were familiar with the Fighting Illini, having faced them twice this past regular season. That series was split, both teams escaping with a win. The Bronchos were fairly confident in their ability to beat Illinois, but nerves and bad luck

two more shots, one coming off several rebounds and another was off the stick of a teammate. Illinois would eventually go on to win the game, 4-1. Illinois would also move on to play Lindenwood in the finals, but would fall short losing, ironically, 4-1. The Bronchos would end the weekend trip to Ohio on a high note when they played a consolation game against 9t1 ranked Robert Morris (PA). Although the game had no meaning towards a national championship, UCO took the game seriously, and for good reason. The game counts toward the preseason rankings for next year. A win could have secured the Bronchos a spot in the top ten. The Bronchos dominated the ice early,

were on the ice that night. The Bronchos and Fighting Illini were evenly matched throughout the first period. Illinois dominated in puck possession, but physically, UCO won the battle. The broadcaster for Illinois said after the first period, "This is the most physical team I have ever seen play Illinois." However, Illinois would lead 1-0 at the end of the first. The Bronchos would keep it close though. After another Illinois goal, UCO answered swiftly, cutting the lead in half. Erik Jansen took an assist from Derek Szecsodi and Ryan Arndt and put it in making the score 2-1.

The Bronchos would not score again and some bad luck came into play against UCO. Broncho goalie Cory McGlone allowed

but would only have a 1-0 lead at the end of the. first. They came out in the second and played a much more physical game and the scoring floodgates opened. The Bronchos would go on a 4-1 run for the rest of the game. Goaltender Justin Sgro let in only one goal-all game. The Bronchos got goals from 5 different players; Matt Cohn, Mike Haszto, Shawn Steggles, Brian Thompson and Patrick Higgins. Assists came from Matt Cohn, Kyle Hirsch, Tony Panizzo, Erik Jansen, Derek Szecsodi, Casey Lehmann, Alex Jackson, Jake Rhoadhouse and Ryan Arndt. UCO beat Robert Morris (PA) 5-1.

Tennis team triumphs Central Oklahoma enjoyed a dominating weekend in Colorado, losing just one match while rolling to easy wins over a trio of NCAA Division II rivals. The Bronchos opened the two-day trip with an 9-0 rout of Colorado State-Pueblo last Friday in Pueblo, then moved on to Denver Saturday to pound Metropolitan State 8-1 and blank Dixie State 5-o. "It was a good trip for us and obviously it's always good for the players' confidence to pick up three wins," UCO tennis coach Natalya Smith said. "We played well and with a lot of consistency, which is what we strive for." Julia Shviadok and Julie Vo both went 3-0 in singles action, while Audrey Donovan, Elizabeta Abramovic, Lacy Caldwell and Any Cabato all won both their singles bouts. The Bronchos, now 8-5 on the year, return to action Saturday with home matches against Southeastern Oklahoma and Newman. UCO was slated to host Northwest Missouri Tuesday, but that match has been cancelled and will not be made up.

UCO-9, Colorado State-Pueblo-0 Doubles

No. 1 - Audrey Donovan/ Lacy Caldwell, UCO, def. Wainwright/Talmadge, 8-1. No. 2 - Julia Shviadok/ Elizabeta Abramovic, UCO, def. Ortiz/Boughton, 8-2. No. 3 - Amy Cabato/Julie Vo, UCO, def. Clark/Boughton, 8-0. Singles

No. 1 - Donovan, UCO, def. Wainwright, 6-3, 6-1, No. 2 - Shviadok, UCO, def. Talmadge, 6-0, 6-1. No. 3 - Vo, UCO, def. Ortiz, 6-0, 6-0. No. 4 - Abramovic, UCO, def. V. Boughton, 6-1, 6-1. No. 5 - Caldwell, UCO, def. C. Boughton, 6-2, 6-0. , No. 6 - Cabato, UCO, def. Clark, 6-0, 6-0.

Metropolitan State-1 Doubles

No. 1 - Donovan/Caldwell, UCO, def. Amanda Bowling/ Miriam Evangelista, 8-6. No. 2 - Mitra Hirad/Yerica Pessoa, Metro State, def. Shviadok/Caldwell, 9-7. No. 3 - CabatoNo, UCO, def. April Hirad/Alvarez, 8-0. Singles

No. 1 - Donovan, UCO, def. M. Hirad, 6-2, 7-5. No. 2 - Shviadok, UCO, clef. Pessoa, 6-2, 6-3. No. 3-Vo, UCO, def. Bowling, 6-2, 6-2. No. 4 - Abramovic, UCO, def. Evangelista, 6-0, 6-1. No. 5 - Caldwell, UCO, def. A. Hirad, 6-3, 6-1. No. 6 - Cabato, UCO, def. Kathleen Thompson, 6-3, 6-3.

UCO-5, Dixie State-0 Doubles

No. 1 -- Donovan/Caldwell, UCO, def. Beryen/Lauren Cuntrella, 8-1. No. 2 - Shviadok/Abramovic, UCO. Def. grittney Rogers/Ashley Lateen, 8-4. No. 3 - Cabato/Vo, UCO, def. Lauren Tarver/Salnon, 8-4. Singles

No. 2 - Shviadok, UCO, def. Allie Berger, 6-3, 6-1. No. 3 - Vo, UCO, def. Cuntrella, 6-0, 6-1.



The Vista March 26, 2009  

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The Vista March 26, 2009  

The University of Central Oklahoma's student voice since 1903.