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Tuesday, April 26, 2005 



Volume 77, Issue No. 27 



See You 
Next Fall! 



The Pacer 



Editorial 

Who did, did not 
make the grade 
this year 

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WUTM adviser 
gives commentary 
on state of the radio 
station. 

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Our final installment 
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reviews for the 
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Summitt keynote for spring commencement 



University Relations 

Pat Head Summitt, the all-time win- 
ningest coach in NCAA basketball his- 
tory and a UTM alumna, will deliver 
the spring commencement address at 
UTM. 

Commencement will be at 11 a.m. 
May 14, in the Kathleen and Tom 
Elam Center on the UTM campus. 

Dr. John D. Petersen, president of the 
University of Tennessee, will attend 
the ceremony to congratulate the 535 
spring graduates. 

UTM Chancellor Nick Dunagan will 
preside over the exercises and confer 
degrees. Dr. Kay Durden, University 
of Tennessee National Alumni 
Association Alumni Distinguished 
Service Professor, will be the mace 
bearer, and the processional marshals 
will be Dr. Daniel Pigg, faculty senate 
president; Dr. Robert LeMaster, facul- 



ty senate vice presi- 
dent; A1 Hooten, 
vice chancellor for 
finance and admin- 
istration, and Lenora 
Solomons, vice chan- 
cellor for university 
advancement. 

Closing the cere- 
mony will be spring 
graduate, Lauren Brannon, UT Board 
of Trustees student member, singing 
the alma mater. 

Immediately following commence- 
ment ceremonies, a reception will be 
hosted in the Duncan Ballroom in 
the Ed and Carolyn Boling University 
Center. 

Summitt, with 1,054 collegiate bas- 
ketball games and 882 wins in more 
than three decades of coaching, grad- 
uated from UTM in 1974. 

During her 31-year career at UT, she 



Class of 2005 



has coached her teams to six NCAA 
titles, 24 Southeastern Conference 
tournament and regular-season 
championships, had 12 Olympians, 
18 Kodak All-Americans named to 30 
teams and 62 All-SEC performers. 

She was inducted into the Women's 
Basketball Hall of Fame in the 1999 
inaugural class. In 2000, she was 
inducted into the Basketball Hall of 
Fame, the first time she was eligible 
for balloting, in a class that included 
Isiah Thomas, Bob McAdoo and C.M. 
Newton. Additionally, Summitt was 
named the Naismith Coach of the 
Century in 2000 and has amassed 
numerous other honors and recogni- 
tions. 

Summitt enrolled to play basketball 
and volleyball in 1970, becoming the 
prototypical player of the future. In 



1973, she made her first U.S. 

national team when she represent- 
ed the United States on the World 
University Games team (silver medal). 
She was co-captain of the 1976 U.S. 
Olympic team (silver medal) and held 
spots on the U.S. Women's World 
Championship team and the 1975 Pan 
American Games team (gold medal). 

Off the court, Summitt has served 
as a color commentator for television, 
an author, and has been involved 
in and a spokesman for a number 
of organizations, including United 
Way, The Race for the Cure for 
Juvenile Diabetes, Big Brothers/Big 
Sisters, Tennessee Easter Seal Society, 
American Heart Association and the 
Lupus Foundation. 

A native of Henrietta, Tenn., she 
and her husband, R.B. Summitt, have 
a 14-year-old son, Tyler. 




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Campus crime on the decline 



Public Safety credits 
awareness, ‘quality students’ 
for significant decreases 



Group A Offenses 


Assault offenses 


13 


Burglary 


3 


Larceny/theft 


33 


Fraud 


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Vandalism 


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Narcotics violations 


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Will York 

Asst. News Editor 

UTM experienced a significant reduction in incidences of larceny, 
theft and vandalism over 2003, even though this year's Crime on 
Campus report from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation reports 
an increase of reported incidents of liquor law violations and narcotic 
incidents at UTM. 

The report released last Thursday releases campus crime information 
for 2004 for every private and public higher education institution in 
Tennessee. 

Even though UTM's campus population increased by more than 
1,200, Public Safety reported 33 theft or larceny offenses during 2004, 
down by 40 from 2003, a decrease of more than half. 

Vandalism or destruction of property incidents were also down to 
38 in 2004 from 51 the previous year. 

2004 also brought fewer assault violations than 2003; in 2004, there 
were 13 assault offenses, compared to 17 in 2003. Of the 13 offenses, 
two were aggravated assault. 

There were also six fewer disorderly conduct incidents in 2004, 
down from 11 the previous year. 

Public Safety reported 11 narcotics or drugs violations on campus in 
2004, which nearly triples 2003's four incidents. 

Additionally, the report shows a more than 15-fold increase in liquor 
law violations. There were only three reported liquor law violations 
in 2003. However, the Department of Public Safety says the increase 
is a "reporting anomaly," since in the past, alcohol incidents that were 
referred to Student Affairs were not reported. 

There was one reported weapons law violation on campus last 
year. 

Decreases in crime incidents amplified the decrease in crime rate 
because of last year's enrollment increase. 



Public Safety Director Richard Hatler attributes the decrease to 
increase in the quality of UTM students and more effective crime 
awareness. 

"UTM is traditionally a very safe campus," Hatler said. "We're 
usually below the other large institutions in the state." 

Hatler said, "We think we have good students here with good values 
in abiding the law. We like to think the decreases we've seen [over the 
past years] are because the campus community is being more crime 
smart." 

Hatler added that interaction with other law enforcement agencies 
and education programs contributed to the reduction. 

The TBI reported a statewide 490-incident increase in campus crime 
over 2003; the TBI claims 8,684 incidents occurred in 2004. 




UTM to break ground for electricity generation facility 



University Relations 

Groundbreaking for the UT 
Martin Electrical Generation 
Facility is slated for 10 a.m., 
April 27, at the site on Derry- 
berry Lane near the Livestock 
Demonstration Farm, just 
north of campus. The public 
is invited to attend. 

The idea for the facility was 
conceived as an offshoot of 
discussions aimed at control- 
ling utility costs and channel- 
ing more funds to academics, 
said A1 Hooten, UT Martin 
vice chancellor for finance 
and administration. The plan 
is to secure a lower electric 
rate from Tennessee Valley 
Authority (TVA) in exchange 



for allowing the utility to re- 
move the university from the 
power grid up to 72 hours a 
year during peak periods or 
emergency situations. The 
university also will enter into 
a 10-year contract with TVA. 

The 46 percent savings in 
electric costs will, in turn, 
provide the university with 
funds to construct a $4.4 mil- 
lion power generation facility 
that will power the campus 
if and when TVA has to take 
UT Martin off-line. As an 
added benefit, TVA rates will 
be monitored hourly. When 
the rate exceeds UT Martin's 
cost of power production at 
the generation facility, the 
university can go off-line and 



save additional money. Power 
generated on campus in the 
eight megawatt facility may 
even be sold back to TVA in 
the future. 

Hooten said the equipment 
in the facility, planned in an 
isolated area on the univer- 
sity demonstration farm, is 
expected to function 30 years 
and the debt to be repaid in 10 
years. 

And, if that isn't good 
enough, students will utilize 
the equipment and data re- 
corded for a laboratory. En- 
gineering students will have 
access to and can analyze cer- 
tain data from the generators, 
including one that will have 
full instrumentation. Busi- 



ness students will perform 
cost-benefit analyses related 
to facility operation during 
high-energy cost periods. The 
projections and associated fi- 
nancial analyses should result 
in additional savings for the 
university. 

Dr. Tom Payne, Horace and 
Sara Dunagan Chair of Excel- 
lence in Banking and profes- 
sor of finance, notes that the 
project will provide addition- 
al educational benefits as stu- 
dents can track and analyze 
both spot and futures prices in 
the electricity markets. "This 
facility will yield dividends 
beyond cost savings as stu- 
dents perform financial and 
risk analyses," Payne said. He 



indicated that the project will 
give business and engineer- 
ing students the opportunity 
to work together just as they 
will in the "real world" after 
graduation. "This will give 
UT Martin students valuable 
experience and a competitive 
advantage in the job market." 

Payne credited Hooten's 
leadership and the vision of 
Dr. Doug Sterrett, dean of 
engineering and natural sci- 
ences, for making the power 
generation project a reality. 
"They are to be congratulat- 
ed for finding a way to save 
money and, at the same time, 
add value to our academic 
programs." 



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Our View 



Editorial: Pacer 
gives ‘final grades’ 
to campus groups 



Student Government 

A year that began with a 
lot of promise has fizzled 
towards the end. The legisla- 
tion became more of a way to 
build up name recognition 
than anything else. Some 
of the campaign promises 
of the exiting administra- 
tion never came to fruition, 
but at least a decent effort 
was given towards serving 
the students. We don't have 
great deal of faith in the next 
administration, but hope to 
be proven wrong. 

Final: C 

Athletics - On the Field 

Bringing in a conference 
championship in tennis and 
sending teams to the tour- 
nament earns our respect. 
While some programs have 
continued to struggle, other 
unsung heros have made 
their school proud. Student 
attendance has again been 
lousy, despite efforts of 
various administrators and 
groups. 

Final: B+ 

Athletics - Off the Field 

Far too often we have heard 
that the same old tired excuse 
of "college kids will be col- 
lege kids." It is our opinion 
that a very small minority of 
players lose sight of what a 
privilege it is to play for our 



school, and squander their 
opportunities on having a 
good time. 

Final: D 

Student Life 

It seems more and more 
our friends across the street 
are struggling with the pros- 
pect of offering support to 
student organizations with 
minimal interference. The 
"point system" proposed 
was laughable at best, doing 
nothing more than greek- 
izing organizations that 
should be held to much high- 
er standards. Our Student 
Activities Council served up 
yet another menu of poorly 
attended events. 

Final: D- 

Campus Services 

The big story in student 
services this year was the 
advent of the student portal. 
We see this as a promising 
endeavor, but woefully lack- 
ing in features and usability. 
The majority of students still 
refuse to use their MARS 
account, even fewer bother 
to login to the portal for 
the information it provides. 
Perhaps the inclusion of cus- 
tomized calendars or other 
collaboration tools would 
improve the portal. 

Final: C- 



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Editorial Policy 

Opinions expressed in personal columns are those of the writers and may not 
reflect the opinions of the staff as a whole. Editorials are written by members of 
the Editorial Board, with contributions from other students, campus administra- 
tors or community members on an as-issue basis. 

The Pacer invites student organizations to submit press releases at least two 
weeks ahead of an event. We cannot guarantee the publication of any submit- 
ted letter, release or news story. 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES 

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If you are unable to attend these meetings, please contact the Executive Editor 
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The Pacer welcomes comments, criticisms or ideas that its readership may 
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Columns or Guest Commentaries should be no longer than 750 words and 
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of the issue and publication is subject to the discretion of the Viewpoints Editor 
and the Executive Editor. Our readers may also add their comments on The 
Pacer Online Edition at http://pacer.utm.edu/discuss/. 

STATEMENT OF PUBLICATION 

This newspaper is printed every Tuesday during the semester. Our press run 
ranges from 3,000 to 4,000 copies depending on the edition. The University 
of Tennessee at Martin earmarks $3.60 per enrolled student to pay for staff 
salaries and overhead costs of running our office. The cost of printing the news- 
paper is covered by advertising revenue. 




Letters to the Editor 



Newspaper exploiting and 
humiliating students, lacks 
news judgement 

I am writing this in 
response to the articles in last 
week's paper titled "Student 
Charged with DUI..." and 
"IFC Recruitment Chair 
Arrested..." I feel that it is 
unnecessary to display the 
mistakes of fellow students 
of the front page of the paper 
as entertainment. 

The Pacer is a newspaper, 
not an entertainment tabloid. 
Why must The Pacer Staff 
capitalize on the unwise 
decisions of two college 
students and the following 
consequences? Where these 
the only arrests or violations 
made in Martin over the 
weekend? No, they weren't, 
and yet, those people's faces 
and stories aren't plastered 
all over campus for the sole 
purpose of humiliation. 



UTM students look to The 
Pacer to see what is hap- 
pening on campus and what 
current events are going on 
at the time and all they get 
is a hyped up police report. 
Why wasn't the article about 
All-Sing on the front page? 
Why wasn't there more 
coverage on the Rodeo? It 
seems that The Pacer Staff 
is unconcerned with getting 
news to students and is more 
concerned with exploiting 
the very same people who 
read the paper from week to 
week. 

Bekah Robbins 

Biology 

Milan 

Use computer labs for 
school work, not games 

I am writing in reference to 
the lack of consideration for 
students on this campus. On 



April 11 I went to the library 
computer lab to complete an 
assignment for class and saw 
that there were no comput- 
ers available. 

When I looked over at two 
of the computers I saw two 
students who were just play- 
ing games on the computers. 
This was very frustrating 
because these computers are 
intended for school use. 

I feel that it is very incon- 
siderate to the students who 
have come to the computer 
lab to do school work and 
they can't find a computer to 
work at because of student's 
just wasting time playing 
games on the computer. 

Lindsey Beatty 

Nursing 

Bartlett 



Newspaper playing to greek stereotypes 



Okay, seriously now The 
Pacer is getting a little des- 
perate if they have to tie 
every drunk issue with a 
greek name. I don't think 
the stories would be interest- 
ing without greek letters in 
the title, but is this honestly 
the best method for inform- 
ing students on the issues of 
Alcohol? On the front page 
of the past Pacer are stories 
and pictures from S.O.A.R. 
This attracts the up-coming 
freshman when they come to 
S.O.A.R. and campus tours. 
One of the first things they 
do is pick up a Pacer, or even 
better go online, to see what 
really happens on the cam- 
pus. The students and par- 
ents open it and bam, right 
there are two articles bashing 
greeks. Most parents aren't 
going to allow their children 
to go through recruitment 
because The Pacer reinforc- 
es their stereotypes, which 
obviously aren't valid for all 
greeks. 

First of all, Brandon Niblock 
was at a party that was not 
providing alcohol. Secondly, 
what does "IFC Recruitment 
Officer" have anything to do 
with his arrest, exactly, abso- 
lutely nothing? So why put it 
in there? Oh, and I especially 





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VP Public 




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liked the added line about 
his fraternity. Why bring all 
of the guys down because 
one of them messed up? Not 
all of them get arrested. Not 
all of them drink. Not all of 
them get in fights. 

Also, the fight that 
occurred a couple of weeks 
ago took place after the AKA 
pool party. I understand that 
was clearly stated, but why 
even attach greek letters 
to the fight? Were the two 
groups who got into the fight 
greek? No, I didn't think so. 
They weren't even UTM stu- 
dents. So why bring down 
the greek community just to 
make headlines? The AKA's 
did the right thing and 
were the ones who noticed 
the fight and informed the 
police. I know that greeks 
do not allow any of their 
letters to incorporate with 
alcohol and especially not 
illegal substances. I can't 
believe The Pacer would have 
mentioned marijuana in the 
same article as greek letters. 



That baffles my mind! 

Why doesn't The Pacer 
actually post the good things 
about greeks? Articles are 
submitted all the time about 
events coming up and peo- 
ple we have helped, but I 
guess they would rather save 
those ads for empty spots 
of nothing than put good 
things about us. For those of 
you who don't know what 
I'm talking about, pick up 
a Pacer from last week and 
look at the bottom of page 
5. You see, no one is perfect. 
Mistakes can happen, but 
we don't blame the entire 
Pacer staff for that individu- 
als fault, so why do it to 
us? Maybe for now on we 
can just say UTM student 
arrested instead of bring- 
ing down greeks. I think the 
article on the front page was 
nicely written and I wish 
every article could be writ- 
ten as that one was, with no 
affiliation. 



Editor's Note: The error on 
Page 5 occurred because an image 
did not properly import into Pie 
final version. The ad was to be 
for staff applications, as appears 
on the next page. The newspaper 
does not identify students who 
are not 'public figures.' 




Taking your 
education 
for granted 

With 18 days left until I 
have my degree, it's more 
apparent to me now than 
ever that being able to attend 
an institution of higher edu- 
cation has been a privilege, 
not a right. If I have to 
impart any wisdom in a col- 
umn before I go, I hope this 
is it. 

Every time a crime story 
in The Pacer named a stu- 
dent this year, I received a 
handful of e-mails blasting 
the integrity of the editorial 
board for running the name 
and offense, saying that the 
offender was "just" a college 
"kid," and that "everyone 
does stupid things in col- 
lege." 

While I hope that my suc- 
cessors turn their investiga- 
tive abilities elsewhere, last 
time I checked anyone over 
the age of 18 is considered an 
adult and fully liable for his 
or her own actions. 

Tell that "everyone does 
stupid things in college" 
stuff to those of your former 
high-school classmates who 
weren't fortunate enough 
to attend college. Use your 
privilege as an excuse in 
front of people who have 
children to support already 
and a job they might lose if 
they did the same thing that, 
for you, only warranted a 
mug shot and a rehashing 
of a police report in a news- 
paper with limited circula- 
tion. It won't hold water with 
them, either. 

Enjoy your time here while 
it lasts, and do so respon- 
sibly. Unless you are very 
lucky, you will probably not 
be around people with such 
diverse backgrounds again. 

Probably most important- 
ly, remember that the staff 
of The Pacer can't run what 
doesn't make the police 
report - so if it does, man 
(or woman) up. 



Have a great summer! 

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Viewpoints 



Page 3 



April 26, 2005 



Campus radio station has had a banner year, promising future ahead 




To the Editor: 

I have just read the edito- 
rial column ("Our View") in 
the April 19, 2005 edition of 
The Pacer. As the faculty 
advisor of record for WUTM, 
FM 90.3 "The Hawk" I would 
appreciate the opportunity 
to clarify some of the issues 
raised in the commentary. 

Your information about 
hours of operation for col- 
lege radio stations is right on. 
All members of the broad- 
cast faculty at the University 
of Tennessee at Martin (Dr. 
Gary Steinke, Professor 
Rodney Freed and myself) 
have been tracking this 
for some time now. While 
WUTM is probably not in 
any immediate danger from 
being infringed upon, this 
possibility is a real concern 
to us. We do not intend for 
this to happen to WUTM. 

Last summer (2004) was the 
first time that our station has 
been off the air during the 
entire summer. This decision 
was made due to several fac- 
tors. The Communications 
Department lacked the nec- 
essary funding to pay fac- 
ulty to supervise the station. 
Additionally, the number 
of students who signed up 
for radio practicum (which 
is where our station's staff 
members come from) had 
dwindled significantly, to the 
point where it was no lon- 
ger cost effective to offer the 
course. In fact, the last time 
that WUTM was on the air 
(summer, 2003), only three 
students took the practicum 
course. It seems that many 
of our Communications 
majors and minors work or 
participate in internships 
during the summer months. 
Also, last summer was spent 
installing new computers, 
software and other equip- 
ment in the station. This 
took a great deal of time, 
so the station would most 



Richard C. 
Robinson 

Faculty 
Adviser ; 
WUTM FM 



likely have been off the air 
anyway. 

There are other issues that 
the editorial raised. One was 
the hours of operation, cur- 
rently 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 
midnight, Monday through 
Friday. The logistics of find- 
ing communications stu- 
dents on the weekends to 
staff and run WUTM is dif- 
ficult, since many students 
go home on weekends. Now 
that we have new automa- 
tion equipment installed, we 
have the capability to run 
twenty-four hours a day, 
seven days a week. Our new 
equipment allows for "voice- 
tracking," which allows a 
station to be unmanned, and 
still sound as if we had live 
air personalities on the air. 
This we hope to be able to 
do by the end of this spring 
semester. The only obstacle 
that prevents us from doing 
this now is that we need to 
have a computer system in 
place that will notify a fac- 
ulty or staff member by tele- 
phone if the station goes off 
the air, or develops technical 
difficulties. Otherwise we 
would be guilty of running 
an unattended radio station, 
a violation of FCC regula- 
tions. Professor Rodney 
Freed (our Communications 
Department computer guru) 
tells me that is waiting for 
approval to be ordered, and 
that our Senior Broadcast 
Engineer, Harold Cochran 
will install it as soon as fea- 
sible. 

As to our hours of opera- 
tion, this has also been dis- 
cussed for quite some time, 
at least since I arrived at UT 
Martin in the fall of 2001. 



Once the appropriate and 
necessary equipment is in 
place, we do plan to expand 
station hours on the air. 
Initially, this will include 
summer hours, and per- 
haps weekends. Ultimately, 
my preference is to operate 
twenty-four hours a day, 
seven days a week. This 
would allow us to broadcast 
live campus events, because 
there are a lot of events on 
weekends at UTM, which 
includes both sports and aca- 
demic offerings. 

I would like to point out 
that WUTM has made some 
rather great strides over the 
past few years. Some of 
these include the installation 
of computer-assisted pro- 
duction rooms, audio editing 
software, a new transmitter, 
new digital-capable audio 
control boards, new remote 



broadcast equipment and 
portable recording devices. 
This has allowed us to pro- 
vide additional program- 
ming, including the broad- 
casting of academic speakers 
and local university forums, 
sporting events (such as 
the Duke/UTM basketball 
game from North Carolina 
last fall), more local campus 
news coverage and the air- 
ing of more local UTM and 
Weakley County public ser- 
vice announcements. More 
students are involved in the 
inner workings of our sta- 
tion, and we have developed 
a superb student executive 
staff that is constantly work- 
ing to improve WUTM, so 
that we can truly serve our 
campus community and be 
"the campus voice of the 
University of Tennessee at 
Martin." 



So in regard to the sug- 
gestions in the editorial, I 
am delighted to say that we 
have already examined or 
addressed them. Thanks 
to the administration of the 
UT Martin, we now have in 
place what we need to stay 
compliant with FCC regula- 
tions, as well as continuing 
to serve this campus and the 
surrounding community. 

As for the recommendation 
that we pursue an affiliation 
with National Public Radio— 
that has been examined also, 
on numerous occasions. This 
area is well covered by other 
NPR stations, and the cost to 
become that type of station 
is quite prohibitive for this 
university. What this would 
require would be the addi- 
tion of five (5) non-faculty 
staff members, a larger and 
more expensive transmitter. 



a new tower and an opera- 
tional budget that would be 
substantially higher than 
what we work with at the 
present time. At this time, 
there is no such "partial 
affiliation" for the airing of 
NPR programming. 

I am pleased to know that 
you, like many of our stu- 
dents, tune in and enjoy the 
programming on WTUM. 
We will continue to attempt 
to provide programming for 
the campus community and 
hope that you will continue 
to support us. We exist to 
serve our campus, and most 
importantly, to serve as an 
on-air laboratory for our stu- 
dents to train for careers in 
broadcasting and communi- 
cations. WUTM has pro- 
duced quite a large number 
of respected broadcast pro- 
fessionals. 

Finally, if someone had 
contacted us before writ- 
ing the piece, it could have 
changed the approach. All of 
the issues raised have been 
addressed. Make no mis- 
take— I have no problem that 
an editorial appeared con- 
cerning WUTM. My concern 
is that someone didn't even 
bother to check out what 
was going on with an offi- 
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regard to any story or edito- 
rial, please ask a reporter to 
give us a call. As a former 
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April 26, 2005 



news , briefly 

AOPi raises $1,670 
for arthritis research 



Kerri Stone 

AOPi Correspondent 

As this semester comes to 
an end. Alpha Omicron Pi is 
going out with a bang due to 
their recent fundraiser from 
their first annual Sports and 
Spa Raffle. 

Their fundraiser has prov- 
en worthy of repeating next 
year since $1,670 was raised 
to go toward arthritis re- 
search and juvenile arthritis, 
which is AOPi's national phi- 
lanthropy AOPi also raises 
money for arthritis research 
from events such as Trick or 
Treat for Arthritis, the Miss 
Weakley County Pageant 
and various other events 
throughout the year. 

The Sports and Spa Raffle 
was held the first few weeks 
in April, where all members 
of AOPi sold tickets for two 
dollars for a chance to win 
a month's free membership 
to Sidelines Gym and a $200 
spa package from Styles on 
Broadway. The drawing was 
held on Monday, April 18, 
and the lucky winner was 
Mary Beth Hughes. She was 
happy to receive the award 




Provided Photo 



AOPi philanthropy chair 
Danielle Nunnery (left) 
presents Mary Beth Hughes 
with a gift certificate during 
the Sports and Spa Raffle. 

and thanked AOPi for it. 

Philanthropic Chair Dani- 
elle Nunnery said, "I was 
pleased with the results of 
the raffle. I wanted to raise 
money for arthritis without 
asking for too much from 
one person." 

Nunnery also said that she 
hopes AOPi will continue 
this event because of the pos- 
itive outcome of the raffle. 



‘Stress-Free Zone’ to 
defuse finals tension 



Campus leaders meet with state legislators 



Will York 

Asst. News Editor 

Delegates from UTM 
met with state legislators 
last week as part of the UT 
Legislative Day in Nashville. 

The event, hosted by the 
University of Tennessee 
President's Office, brought 
together four delegates from 
all five schools in the UT 
system to inform legislators 
on the importance of UT on 
the state. 

Representing UTM were 
former SGA President Dusty 



Dean, student trustee Lauren 
Brannon, former SGA 
president Jennifer Ogg and 
current SGA President James 
Orr. 

During the morning of the 
event, UTM's representatives 
manned a booth in the 
State Capitol with UTM 
information and brochures, 
answered questions from 
legislators and walked 
through the corridors talking 
with state legislators. 

Some representatives sat 
in on the Senate Committee 
on Education, where UT 



President John Petersen 
spoke to senators about UT 
and its importance to the 
state. 

Petersen also met with the 
chancellors of each school 
and met Gov. Phil Bredesen. 

UTM's representatives had 
lunch with the governor to 
honor Pat Head Summitt, 
UTM alum, for becoming the 
winningest coach in college 
basketball. 

"We wanted to show all 
the great things we're giving 
back to Tennessee," said 
Dean. 



"It was definitely 
worthwhile," Dean said. 
"[UT Legislative Day] is the 
first step in building a bridge 
between the UT system and 
the legislators." 

Dean added he hopes 
that the event helped 
repair the "scars" of past 
scandals, such as former 
president John Schumaker's 
mismanagement of UT 
money. Dean hopes the day 
and events like it will serve 
to "heal [UT's] relations with 
the Capitol." 




UTM recognizes 
standout employees 

Charlie Rowlett, director 
of the Ned McWherter 
Agricultural Complex, 
and Lt. Ray Coleman, 
right, Department of 
Public Safety, received 
the UTM spring 
Outstanding Employee 
Award recently 
presented by Chancellor 
Nick Dunagan, center. 
Accepting Rowlett’s 
award was his wife, 
Sandra, left. The awards 
for outstanding service 
are presented each fall 
and spring. 



University Relations 



Athletic Training approved for accreditation 



Ekaterina Marchenko 

Staff Writer 

We all know that excessive 
studying and approaching 
deadlines can be way too 
stressful. That's why Coun- 
seling and Career Services 
have organized the Stress- 
Free Zone to help nourish our 
spinning brains in a number 
of effective relaxations. 

"It gives students a chance 
not to think of finals for, like, 
one hour," said Staff Coun- 
selor Michelle Santiago. 

This program has been 
in action for the last seven 
years, so these people know 
what they are doing. The 
program includes stress free 
balls, where you make one 
for yourself and squeeze it 



every time you feel like re- 
leasing some energy. It also 
serves free massage, craft 
making, finger painting, col- 
lages, play dough, puzzle 
games, door prizes. Free re- 
freshments - cookies and 
sodas - soothing music and 
books are also available. 

"It is like a bar without al- 
cohol," Santiago said. 

No wonder students enjoy 
it. 

"What I like the best about 
it was the fact that they have 
free massage," said Jodie 
Carney, who is a sophomore 
from Whites Creek. 

The Stress-Free Zone will 
be open 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. 
starting May 6 through May 
12, which doesn't include the 
weekend. 




University Relations 

Ron Gifford, county mayor, issued a proclamation 
designating April 24-30, 2005, as Administrative Pro- 
fessionals Week. Pictured with Gifford are (I to r): 
Karen Hussey, Tenna Bynum, Janet Bonar, Judy Da- 
vis and Marcia Tuck. The Administrative Profession- 
als Week Luncheon is noon tomorrow. 



Pacer Bulletin Board 



University Relations 

The UTM Athletic Training 
Education Program in the 
Department of Health and 
Human Performance recent- 
ly received initial accredita- 
tion from the Commission 
on Accreditation of Allied 
Health Education Programs 
(CAAHEP) following a site 
visit from the Joint Review 
Committee on Educational 
Programs in Athletic Train- 
ing. 

"I am very pleased with the 
result of our accreditation 
process," said Janet Wilbert, 
program director and in- 
structor in health and human 
performance (HHP) since 
2000. "We're the only public 
university in West Tennessee 
and only one of two public 
schools in the state offering 
this program at the under- 
graduate level. It's one of 



our (HHP) biggest recruiting 
sources. It's a very popular 
profession to pursue." 

"UTM has offered an ath- 
letic training program for 
many years. However, sev- 
eral years ago, a decision was 
made to pursue an accred- 
ited curriculum program," 
said Wilbert. 

As part of the process, 
several courses were added, 
including pharmacology, 
sports psychology, therapeu- 
tic modalities, therapeutic 
exercise and two courses on 
orthopedic assessment. 

"We have had great re- 
sponse from our alumni, 
who have supported this 
program through the super- 
vision of our students and 
providing excellent learning 
opportunities for them," said 
Wilbert. 

CAAHEP is the largest pro- 
grammatic/specialized ac- 



creditor in the health scienc- 
es field. In collaboration with 
its committees on accredita- 
tion, CAAHEP reviews and 
accredits more than 2000 
educational programs in 21 
health science occupations 
across the United States and 
Canada. 

Accreditation is an effort to 
assess the quality of institu- 
tions, programs and servic- 
es, measuring them against 
agreed-upon standards and 
thereby assuring that they 
meet those standards. Ac- 
creditation in the health-re- 
lated disciplines also serves 
a public interest. Along with 
certification and licensure, 
accreditation is a tool intend- 
ed to help assure a well-pre- 
pared and qualified work- 
force providing health care 
services. 

"We have worked really 
hard to receive this accredi- 



tation," said Dr. Paul Blair, 
chair of the Department of 
Health and Human Perfor- 
mance. "I think we have 
been graduating some really 
outstanding students from 
our program, but it's great to 
have it affirmed by accredita- 
tion." 

Dr. Mary Lee Hall, dean of 
the College of Education and 
Behavioral Science, added, 
"I am very proud for Janet 
Wilbert as athletic training 
coordinator and the Depart- 
ment of Health and Human 
Performance. Being able to 
recruit students for our ath- 
letic training program as an 
accredited program adds a 
dimension that lets everyone 
know we have passed a rig- 
orous review. I expect it will 
make a difference in recruit- 
ment and retention of stu- 
dents." 



Norton honored with scholarship endowment 



UTM communications pro- 
fessor Dorotha Norton was 
recently presented with a 
scholarship endowment es- 
tablished in her name. Gifts 
and pledges of more than 
$26,000 have been made to 
date. Norton was presented 
with a charter list of schol- 
arship donors at the annual 
Communications Career Day 
Awards Ceremony. 

"Never in my wildest 
dreams would I have thought 
of such a thing as the scholar- 
ship endowment," said Nor- 
ton. 




Norton 



Alumni leaders who chal- 
lenged others to give com- 
prised the Dorotha Norton 
Scholarship Committee, 
which included Paul Alex- 
ander, Kent Landers, David 
Parker, R. Lemoyne Robin- 



son and Scottie Semler, all 
UTM alumni and former 
communications students. 

The committee composed 
a letter encouraging alumni 
to make a pledge toward 
its goal of $25,000. Alumni 
of the UTM Department of 
Communications made gifts 
and pledges to establish the 
scholarship endowment. 
Only the interest income will 
be spent. The scholarship 
will be awarded to an out- 
standing communications 
major who is an excellent 
public speaker. 



"I am most grateful to the 
donors and am humbled by 
their generosity to future stu- 
dents of the department and 
the university which I love so 
much," said Norton. 

Norton joined UTM in 
1966 and has taught various 
communications courses, in- 
cluding Voice and Diction, a 
requirement for all commu- 
nications majors, since the 
inception of the communi- 
cations department. Norton 
resides in Kenton with her 
husband, Robert. 



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Perkins Loan Exit Inter- 
views 



Nursing Holds Speakers 
Series 



Vanguard Theatre's Student Directors' Student-Teacher 
Showcase Reception 



Perkins Student Loans 
borrowers that are gradu- 
ating and students not re- 
turning to UTM after the 
end of this semester must 
have an exit interview. 

Please call (731) 881-7828 
or (731) 881-7824 to make 
an appointment with Judy 
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Sigma Theta Tau and the 
UTM senior nursing class are 
sponsoring a series of speak- 
ers from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on 
April 25 in the Watkins Au- 
ditorium. The forum, "Ex- 
cellence in Nursing through 
Practice, Scholarship and Re- 
search," is free to the public. 
Dr. Nancy Warren is keynot- 
ing the event. 



UTM's performing arts outlet is hosting 
one act plays written by students at 8 p.m. 
on April 29-30 in the Lab Theatre (Fine Arts 
127). Plays include "Home Free," "Wanda's 
Visit," "Elegy for a Lady," "Thank You, 
Doctor," "The Author's Voice" and "The 
Great Nebula in Orion." Admission is free. 



BSA Meeting and Elections 

The Black Student Association will be 
holding a general meeting at 6:30 p.m. on 
Thursday in the Watkins Auditorium. In 
addition to their general business meeting, 
BSA will hold elections. All who wish to 
hold an office are encouraged to attend. 



There will be a reception 
honoring UTM's student- 
teachers at 3 p.m. tomor- 
row in UC 206. 



PRSSA Elections 

The Public Relations 
Student Society of Ameri- 
ca will be holding a picnic 
and elections at 5:30 p.m. 
on April 28 at Dr. Hoyer's 
residence. PRSSA is open 
to all students, and more 
information, contact Jeff 
Hoyer at 7547. 



H.Y.P.E. Weekend Explosion 
Friday 

The Holy Young People Empowered 
will host H.Y.P.E. Nite IV. Featured will 
be a staged dramatic comedy with step, 
song, dance, poetry and rap. The event 
begins at 7 p.m. at the Southside Baptist 
Church. 

Sunday 

9:30 a.m. 

Sunday School at Oak Grove. Worship 
immediately after Sunday School. 

5 p.m. 

PHAT Praise Rally, fashion show, dance 
ministry and concert with praise musi- 
cians from Nashville at the Watkins Au- 
ditorium 








April 26, 2005 



Campus News 



Page 5 



Police Report 



7:10 p.m., April 18 
McCord Hall 

A traffic accident involving two 
vehicles occurred. The report is 
on file. 

9:45 a.m., April 18 
Fine Arts Building 

A subject reported a complaint 
about an incident that occurred 
during a performance in the 
theater and a report was taken. 

9:25 a.m., April 19 
University Center 

A traffic accident involving two 
vehicles occurred and a report is 
on file. 

10:34 a.m., April 19 
Humanities Building 

A subject was reported of 
having difficulty breathing. The 
subject was treated at the scene 
and transported to the hospital by 
EMS. 

12:03 p.m., April 19 
Moody Street 

A motorist was issued a citation 
for failure to yield to a pedestrian 
in a crosswalk and was referred to 
Martin City Court. 



2:45 p.m., April 19 
Boling University Center 

A subject reported the theft 
of their backpack and an 
investigation continues. 

7:27 p.m., April 19 
Ellington Hall 

A subject requested 
transportation to the hospital for 
a breathing problems. The subject 
was transported to the emergency 
room. 

9:00 p.m., April 19 
McCord Hall 

A student reported their 
Playstation stolen from their 
room. 

4:48 p.m., April 20 
Paul Meek Library 

Martin Fire Dept, extinguished 
a smoldering fire in a mulch bed 
near the library. 

9:34 a.m., April 21 
Elm and Raven 

A motorist was issued a citation 
for financial law. 

10:34 a.m., April 21 



University St. and Mt. Pelia Rd. 

A motorist was issued a citation 
for speeding. 



11:23 p.m., April 22 
Paul Meek Library 

A vehicle towed for 
parking violations. 



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12:15 a.m., April 23 
Ellington Hall 

Two nonstudents issued 
citation for minor in possession of 
alcohol. 

2:54 a.m., April 23 
Elm Street 

A motorist was issued a citation 
DUI first offense 

5:59 a.m., April 23 
University Center 

A beer bottle was trown through 
a window of a Sodexho's van. 

10:09 p.m., April 23 
University Center 

A fire was discovered in a trash 
can outside the University Center. 
The Martin Fire Department 
extinquished the fire. 



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Arts ^ Entertainment 



pacer.utm.edu/entertainment/ Theresa Oliver, A&E Editor • E-mail: pacer_features@mars.utm.edu 



BeanSwitch prepares for a slammin’ party 



Theresa A. Oliver 

Arts & Entertainment Editor 

It's time once again for 
the BeanSwitch publication 
release party and that means 
a "slammin" good time— a 
Poetry Slam, that is, at 8 
p.m., April 28 at The Stables 
on Lindell Street in down- 
town Martin. The Poetry 
Slam is open to all majors. 
"The show will be for those 
18 years of age and older. 
BeanSwitch is also planning 
to feature live music in addi- 
tion to the literary reading," 
said Dr. Leslie LaChance, 
BeanSwitch faculty advisor. 

Why The Stables? "Poetry 
Slams started in bars and 
it helps people relax in that 
environment, especially 
when they have a little alcohol 
in them, then they will want 
to get up there to perform," 
said Heather Peterson, a 
sophomore Communications 
major. Public Relations 
sequence, tongue in cheek. 
Peterson is the art editor for 
the BeanSwitch publication. 

When asked what she 
likes best about BeanSwitch, 
Peterson said, "I like that 
it gets to show off student 
work. It helps them to get 
published. I also like that 
we accept any work, but it 
has to have artistic merit. We 
have a strenuous publishing 
process and we (as editors) 
fight for the ones we want." 
Peterson added jokingly, "I 
never win." 

Peterson added that the 
publication will go on sale 
this week. "Please buy it, 
come to the Poetry Slam and 
watch intoxicated students 




This semester’s cover of 
BeanSwitch, designed by 
Victoria Hughes. 



perform." 

How will this publica- 
tion differ from the one 
last semester? "As always, 
the work included is out- 
standing. We are pleased to 
include work by more new 
writers and artists alongside 
that of old friends this term. 
Additionally, our magazine 
will have a new, more pro- 
fessional look as a result of a 
different mode of printing," 
said LaChance. 

"This edition will have 
more color, glossy pages 
and a higher quality," said 
Peterson. 

Does the publication ade- 
quately convey the vast array 
of UTM student talent? "We 
had over 200 submissions, 
but limited funds for pro- 
duction means that we can 
only accept a small portion of 
those submissions. Selection 
was competitive, so I think 



we ended up with the very 
best of the best writing and 
art on campus. The potential 
for creativity among UTM 
students is terrific. I hope we 
will continue to get a diverse 
body of submissions," said 
LaChance. 

How is a slam different 
from a normal poetry read- 
ing? "A slam is more of a 
competition, kind of a poet- 
ry game. Poets work hard 
to make the performance 
of their work as interesting 
as the text itself. Then, they 
receive scores from audi- 
ence members, sort of like 
the Olympics and the top 
poets get silly prizes," said 
LaChance. 

Do you expect some really 
avante garde readings? "One 
can not "expect" the avante 
garde, because the nature of 
avante garde work is that 
it be surprising and unex- 
pected. If it's "expected," it 
can't really be avante garde 
now, can it?" said LaChance, 
joking. 

When asked if she was 
pleased with the work of the 
students this semester on the 
new publication, LaChance 
said, "As always, BeanSwitch 
attracts our top talent. The 
students put in many long 
hours, hard work and 
thought. I am tremendously 
pleased with the work." 

How might the publication 
change in the future? "We'd 
like to be able to showcase 
more work! We also are hop- 
ing to add an electronic com- 
ponent, kind of an e-maga- 
zine aspect that will be avail- 
able through our web site," 
said LaChance. 



Jason Rawls, a Senior 
Communications major. 
Broadcasting sequence, 
said of his affiliation and 
experience of working with 
BeanSwitch, "I basically help 
out when I can, posting flyers 
and helping to sell the publi- 
cations. I've also submitted 
work and have been accept- 
ed for publication over the 
past three semesters and it's 
been a positive experience. 
They've been very accept- 
ing. When they reject work, 
they give helpful criticisms. I 
have had no bad experiences 
with BeanSwitch at all." 

Rawls and Peterson both 
agreed that this is the first 
time that a release party 
has been held off campus. 
"It's more of an event," said 
Rawls. "Now we have bands 
and a slam. Try to submit 
next semester." 

Peterson and Rawls agree 
that BeanSwitch has grown 
within the past years. "It 
used to be published just 
once a year. Now it's pub- 
lished every fall and spring," 
said Rawls. 

When asked if she would 
like to convey a message 
to readers, LaChance said, 
"Come to the reading and 
buy copies of BeanSwitch 
next week. It's still a bargain 
at $3 per copy and it would 
make a great Mother's Day 
gift" 

"You can also buy a copy 
in the English department 
in Humanities, contact a 
BeanSwitch member or send 
an e-mail tobeanswitch@utm. 
edu," Peterson said. 



The Last Juror: takes turn 
for the literary good 



Rebecca Gray 

Staff Writer 

Never underestimate the 
power of a John Grisham 
novel. Often synonymous 
with the modern day court 
drama, Grisham takes a turn 
for the literary good with his 
equally emotional and sus- 
penseful The Last furor. 

Though the novel in paper- 
back is more than 480 pages, 
the story presents itself as 
poignantly as a Southern 
folktale. Like a good 
Hemingway novel, it asserts 
a refreshing air of masculin- 
ity with the narrator's matu- 
rity nothing short of naive 
in the 1970's era of American 
turmoil. 

Weaving the narrator's 
emotional accounts with the 
sass as the guy behind every 
good story, the editor of the 
town newspaper, the reader 
catches on to young Willie 
Traynor's gift: embellish- 
ment. Referred to as yellow- 
journalism by those on the 
receiving end, he employs it 
often when writing about the 
most recent heated mystery 
of the town: the raping and 
murder of a young mother 
by a reclusive nihilistic rich 
man. 

Danny Padgitt, with the 
notorious Padgitt clan, buy 
witnesses for the trial and is 
found guilty and given a life 
sentence (which is 10 years 
in Clanton, Miss.). 

Reporting all the grue- 
some murder details and 
fine points of the trial helps 
Willie gain desired popular- 
ity and friendships and sales 
soar. Over the next nine 




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years Clanton is allowed a 
peaceful period of prosper- 
ity. 

Then news of Danny's 
parole hearing stirs old fears 
and lays a blanket of para- 
noia on the quiet town as 
some of the jurors start to die 
by a mysterious hand. 

What happens in the end 
cannot compare to the clear- 
ly sedated lead-in and is 
nowhere near a chaotic who- 
done-it. However, Grisham's 
character development over 
almost a decade in The Last 
furor reflects the changing 
mood of the town very well. 

Snappy and realistic dia- 
logue surprisingly compels 
the reader to finish this 
catchy story, aside from 
the snail's pace account of 
Willie's personal life and 
introspective adventures 
during the peaceful years. 
This part is worth reading 
simply because the story 
looks deeper into the heart 
of this budding journalist. 



UTM Alumni 
can vacation 
anywhere 
in the world 
for $349 per 
week 

Kimberly Willis 

Staff Writer 

Are you ready to take a 
vacation? All eligible UTM 
alumni can stay in a par- 
ticipating condo resort any- 
where in the world for just 
$349 a week. The University 
of Tennessee recently joined 
the University Alumni Travel 
Benefits Program, sponsored 
by Resort Condominiums 
International and Cendant 
Corporation to offer UTM 
alumni discounted rates on 
a variety of leisure travel 
related products and servic- 
es. Eligible alumni must be 
21 or older and a member or 
employee of a participating 
alumni association. 

"Our UTM alum are very 
special to us and it makes me 
very proud to be able to offer 
them this special opportu- 
nity to travel at a discounted 
rate and we hope that every- 
one is able to take advan- 
tage of it," said Director of 
Alumni Relations Charley 
Deal. 

UTM alumni can vaca- 
tion alone or with fam- 
ily or friends. There are no 
restrictions on the number of 
people traveling as long as 
it complies with the restric- 
tions of the resort. There are 
no additional membership 
applications to fill out or fees 
to pay. All you have to do 
is visit this website www. 
alumnitravelbenefits.com for 
a listing of available rent- 
als, additional discounts and 
the terms and agreements. 
Use the UATB ID number 
ATN-001 when making res- 
ervations and if you book a 
condo before May 30 you get 
and additional $25 off. 



Amityville Horror remake worth the scream 



April Jenkins 

Staff Writer 

Amityville Horror is 
a remake of the 1979 flick 
based around the slayings 
of an upstate New York fam- 
ily in 1974. The film opens 
with a brief prologue detail- 
ing a fictionalized view of 
real events— the murderous 
rampage of Ronald DeFeo, 
who used a shotgun to kill 
the other six members of his 
family. 

A year later, George and 
Kathy Lutz, played by 
Ryan Reynolds and Melissa 
George, purchase the 
house where the atrocities 
occurred because it is sell- 
ing for an astonishingly low 
price. With their three kids, 
Billy, played by Jesse James, 
Michael, played by Jimmy 
Bennett and Chelsea, played 
by Chloe Grace Moretz, they 
move into the dream house. 

It only takes a few days 
before bad things start hap- 
pening. George undergoes 
a personality change, as 




Actor Ryan 
Reynolds 
stars 
in the 
remake of 
Amityville 
Horror 
released 
by MGM 
Studios in 
theaters 
now. 



Amityville Horror 

Rated: R 

Director: Andrew Douglas 
MGM Studios 



★★★ 



out of five 



his genial nature morphs 
into something cruel. 
Apparitions make appear- 
ances and Chelsea meets an 
imaginary friend who has 
the same name as one of the 
murdered DeFeo girls. The 
family dog starts barking 
in the middle of the night 
and a local priest, played by 
Philip Baker Hall, flees from 
the house in terror when his 
attempted exorcism goes 
wrong. 

From this point on the 
movie has some scary 



moments that could make 
you question if something 
similar actually happened at 
112 Ocean Ave. 

There was one scene in 
Amityville Horror that made 
me laugh. The babysitter, 
who in my opinion should 
not even babysit pets, gets 
locked in a small closet with 
Chelsea's imaginary friend 
Jodi. This served her right 
since she was obviously a 
horrible choice for a sitter. 

Amityville Horror was not 
what I expected. After watch- 



ing the first film, I expected 
more from the new release. 
However, there were plenty 
of moments in the movie 
that made me scream and 
grab on to the arm rest. 

If you are looking for a 
movie to challenge your 
intellectual limits this is not 
the film for you. But, if you 
want to have a few screams 
and raise your blood pres- 
sure temporarily, then 
Amityville Horror is just the 
movie for you. Despite the 
low grade writing and some- 
times dull performances, the 
film was okay. 



Fever Pitch cute, not so hot 



Theresa A. Oliver 

Arts & Entertainment Editor 

If you ever thought that 
you met the world's most 
irritating sports enthusiast, 
think again. Ben, played by 
Jimmy Fallon, is an irritating 
but lovable sports enthusi- 
ast that is head over heels 
in love— not with girlfriend 
Lidsey Meeks, played by 
Drew Barrymore, but with 
the Red Sox in Fever Pitch. 

The movie opens when Ben, 
a ninth grade Math teacher, 
takes selected members of 
his class on a field trip to 
Meeks' place of employment 
where numbers are crunched 
and rearranged daily. Meeks 
falls in love with the kids 
and is intrigued with their 
teacher. Within days, Ben 
arrives at her office to ask 
her for a date. 

At first, Ben seems like 
a very likeable all around 
nice guy. In fact, he arrives 



at Meeks' condominium for 
their first date and disco- 
vers that she has an intense 
case of food poisoning. She 
asks him if they can resched- 
ule, but runs from the door 
to the bathroom. Ben comes 
into her condo and takes 
care of her. 

But this is winter. Soon, 
summer comes and Ben 
becomes obsessed with the 
Red Sox. Meanwhile, Meeks 
has fallen in love with him, 
but soon discovers that he is 
in love with the Red Sox and 
not her. 

At first she thinks that his 
obsession is like any other 
normal obsession, but soon 
she discovers that Ben takes 
his to a new level. 

Soon Meeks realizes that 
she will never be able to 
replace the Red Sox in Ben's 
life and breaks it off with 
him. 

Meeks is in a resteraunt 



Rated: PG-13 

Directors: Bobby Farrelly and 
Peter Farrelly 
20th Century Fox 



★★ 



out of five 



and learns that she has just 
received the promotion of 
her lifetime, but also learns 
that Ben is trying to sell his 
highly prized season tickets. 

During the course of the 
movie, the viewer becomes 
so annoyed with Ben that 
you almost hope that Meeks 
does not get back together 
with him, something highly 
irregular in a love story. 

Barrymore is superb in 
her role as Lindsey Meeks, 
but Jimmy Fallon becomes 



mmm, 

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Upcoming 

Movies: 




increasingly irritating in his 
role as Ben. 

Fever Pitch is also con- 
structed in segments with 
scoreboard titles that also 
becomes increasingly 
annoying. In fact, the base- 
ball scenes are filmed like 
little documentaries, dif- 
ferent from how the rest of 
the movie was filmed which 
detracts from the movie as 
well. In all. Fever Pitch is 
cute, but does not break a 
sweat. 



All movies are free 
and are shown in 
the UC 

Watkins Auditorium. 






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Amy Eddings 

Sports Editor 

E-mail pacer_sports@mars.utm.edu 

Pacer Sports pacer.utm.edu/sports/ 

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Defense picks up win in annual spring game 




MATT MAXEY / The Pacer 



Skyhawk quarterback and team co-captain eyes down a receiver during last Thursday night’s 
annual blue and white game. 



Amy Eddings 

Sports Editor 

The annual spring football 
game was cut short because 
of lightning last Thursday 
night, but that didn't stop the 
Skyhawks from shining on 
the field. 

The defense edged out 
the offense on the last play 
before the game was called, 
winning 15-10. 

They picked up the win 
on a big interception by 
cornerback Jason Coleman. 

"JC has become a consistent 
player and the leader in the 
group," said cornerbacks 
coach Matt Wise. "You 
know what you are going 
to get out of him every play. 
He has begun to really see 
the big picture on defense. 
That's why he made that 
interception on Thursday 
night. He doesn't make that 
play last fall." 

There were several other 
big plays made during 
the weather-shortened 

scrimmage including a 60- 
yard punt from freshman 
Bryan Harris. 

"Bryan is just a freshman, 
but he's going to be a great 



kicker," said 
head Coach Matt 
Griffin. "He just 
has to learn how 
to practice, but 
we're working 
through that" 

There was also 
a big catch in the 
flats by fullback 
J a y m o n d 
Perry from 
quarterback 
Brady Wahlberg, 

"Brady looks 
good," said 
Griffin. "He's 
much faster than 
he's ever been. 

And Jaymond, 
he's a bowling 
ball. Once you 
get a little steam 
under him, you 
can't stop him." 

Missing from 
the line-up 

was last years 
star Donald 

Chapman, 
who sat out due to severe 
allergies. 

"I was very excited about 
the spring," said head coach 
Matt Griffin. "It's been much 
more competitive than its 



ever been; much faster than 
it's ever been. 

"We're more physical and 
faster than in the past. The 
greatest thing is the way our 
kids have been competing. 
Some practices start out 



slow, but any time it's offense 
versus defense, it really picks 
up," said Griffin. 

As far as other positions on 
the field, the coaching staff 
was very pleased. 

"For the most part, we 



played really hard," said 
defensive line coach Johnny 
Jernigan. "We had a lot of 
tackles for a loss, and that 
was due to the new style 

— See ‘Football’ on Page 9 



JSU spoils softball senior celebration with sweep 




MATT MAXEY / The Pacer 

Jennifer Young gets a piece of the ball during Sunday’s 
series finale against OVC leading Jacksonville State. 



Amy Eddings 

Sports Editor 

The Skyhawk softball 
team suffered its first series 
sweep of the 2005 season 
over the weekend against 
Jacksonville State. The 
Skyhawks dropped the three 
games 11-2, 8-0 and 5-4. 

The first game saw the 
Gamecocks jump out to 
an early 3-0 lead on the 
Skyhawks, who were 
celebrating Senior Day. 

JSU held the Skyhawks 
runless until fourth inning, 
when senior Nicole Davis 
walked and then reached 
second on a passed ball. 
Sophomore Megan Mizell 
then reached base on a walk, 
bringing up junior Jennifer 
Young who brought in Davis 
on a double. 

Jack' State answered back 
in the fifth, adding another 
run and making the score 
4-1. 

In the sixth, the Skyhawks 
cut their deficit in half to 4-2, 
on a solo homerun by senior 
Kristin Runyan. 

But, the Gamecocks 
exploded in the seventh, 
putting seven runs on the 
board. 

The seven runs came off 
of six hits and two Skyhawk 
errors. 



The Skyhawks could do 
nothing in the bottom half of 
the last inning and dropped 
the game 11-2. 

Davis was credited with 
the loss, her fourth of the 
season. She gave up six hits. 



nine runs and struck out five 
in six innings. 

Mizell came in for relief 
and allowed four hits and 
two runs in on inning. 

The seniors honored 
before the game were Davis, 



Runyan, pitcher Allison 
Buckley and catcher/third 
baseman Kristin Hogan. 

Game two saw the 
Gamecocks once again 
taking the lead first, with a 
massive third inning. 

During the third, there was 
a grand slam, two errors, and 
five hits, to put JSU up 8-0. 

The Skyhawks would not 
be able to score before the 
fifth and the came was called 
in the fifth. 

Sophomore Holly 

Templeton picked up her 
third loss of the season, 
allowing four runs off two 
hits in two innings pitched. 
Buckley came in and also 
allowed four runs on five 
hits against the 17 batters 
she faced. 

The third and final game 
saw the Skyhawks able to 
put forth the offense effort 
that they were lacking in the 
first two games of the series. 

However, things started 
off rocky, once again, with 
the Gamecocks putting three 
on the scoreboard in the first 
inning and one in the third 
and fourth, jumping to the 
5-0 lead. 

The Skyhawks answered 
back in the bottom half of 
the fourth with three runs of 
their own. 

Runyan got things started 



with another solo homerun, 
her ninth of the year. Davis 
launched a double down 
left field line and then got 
to third on a wild pitch. 
Mizell reached on an error 
by the second baseman and 
advanced to third, sending 
Davis home. 

Young struck out, bringing 
up junior Emily Webb who 
put down a sacrifice play to 
second, bringing in Mizell 
and pulling the score to 5-3. 

The Skyhawks looked as 
if they might pull out the 
comeback and the upset in 
the sixth when a double by 
E. Webb brought in Mizell 
in the sixth, pulling them 
within one. 

In the bottom of the seventh, 
the Skyhawks kept the 
charge from the sixth going, 
with junior Brandy Whalen 
reaching first and then being 
moved over on another sac 
play. She stole third, and was 
stranded as Davis grounded 
out to second to end the 
inning and the game, 5-4. 

The Skyhawks are now 
27-18 overall and 11-9 in the 
OVC. They are currently 
fourth in the league and will 
face Belmont this afternoon. 
They return home for a 
double header against Ole' 
Miss and travel to Samford 
for a three game series. 



Proud to be 
a Skyhawk 

Amy Eddings 

Sports Editor 

As another school 
year comes to a close, I 
realize that I am finally 
graduating next year. 

It's very weird to 
think that after three 
years at UTM, my next 
homecoming will be my 
last. 

My road trips to every 
school in the conference 
on the Pacer dime will 
have to stop. 

When I'm places and I 
talk about the emotional 
rollercoaster that I'm on 
during the individual 
sports seasons, no one 
will have any idea what 
I'm talking about (not 
that anyone does now, 
either). 

Sports will be one of 
the things that I will 
miss the most. 

I know that not 
everyone feels the way 
about that I do about 
Skyhawk athletics, but 
some of you out there 
know what I'm talking 
about. 

When I look back on 
my college career, one 
memory that will stand 
out will be when we beat 
Tech on homecoming 
two years ago. 

I will remember 
showing up to that game 
at halftime with no pen, 
paper, tape recorder or 
any other information. 

We were down at 
the half and I honestly 
really wasn't expecting 
the team to pull it out. 

But when they did, in 
double overtime, no less, 
a friend and I rushed the 
field. 

I got to see 300-pound 
lineman crying and 
hugging anyone and 
everyone they could get 
a hold of. 

It was great. I wish 
that everyone DOES feel 
the way that I do about 
the athletics here. 

So to move that along, 
next year, keep your 
eyes out for a possible 
"Skyhawk Nation" to 
form. 

People need to show 
any and all of the school 
spirit that they have. The 
athletes need to know 
that we support them in 
their efforts. 

I want to see thousands 
of people at every game, 
shouting with me, 

GO SKYHAWKS!!! 



APSU Govs sweep Skyhawks 



Brad Hurt 

Staff Writer 



in 3-game conference series 




MATT MAXEY / The Pacer 



Skyhawk Zane Gresback slides into second under the tag of the Austin Peay second 
baseman during Sunday’s 6-1 loss to the Governors. 



Austin Peay put up a couple of huge 
offensive innings to blow open close games in 
a three-game sweep of the Skyhawk baseball 
team this weekend. 

In Saturday's opener, the Skyhawks took 
a 3-2 lead into the sixth inning as a result of 
consecutive sacrifice plays by Brett Hall and 
Zach Dean in the fourth inning. 

After neither team scored in the fifth, the 
Governors exploded for twelve unanswered 
runs to win the game, 14-3. 

UTM starter Adam Ledlow allowed nine 
runs on twelve hits in five and one-third 
innings. 

The Governors loaded the bases with no 
outs in the sixth inning. A walk allowed the 
tying run to score, knotting the score at 3-3. 

After an RBI groundout and an error made 
it 5-3, the Governors got three consecutive 
hits to push the lead to 9-3 and force Ledlow 
out of the game. Reliever Dustin Summers 
allowed three more runs before ending the 
inning with a strikeout. 

The Skyhawks were unable to mount much 
of a rally as they failed to put together a 
significant inning after taking the lead. 

The Skyhawks hit .212 for the game and 
stranded six baserunners. They were out-hit, 
18-7. Nick Bruner went 3-for-4 to lead the 
Skyhawks offense. 

Game two was a marked contrast from the 
previous game as the two teams combined 
for only five hits in a 2-0 Austin Peay victory. 



Both starters were able to finish the seven- 
inning game, as UTM's Justin Bryant held the 
Governors to three hits in the loss. 

Chris Rezabek and Douglas Nicodemus 
picked up the Skyhawk hits. The difference 
in the game was the third inning, when the 
Governors used their speed on the bases to 
manufacture runs. 

Ryan Kane led off with a single, then stole 
second base. Cody Youngblood followed 
with a walk and stolen base of his own. 
Consecutive sacrifice flies then drove in the 
two baserunners. 

The Skyhawks picked up a hit in the bottom 
half of the inning from Nicodemus, but it was 
followed by consecutive strikeouts to end the 
inning. Rezabek doubled to left leading off 
the fifth inning, but was stranded on second 
base. The Skyhawks hit .087 for the game, 
compared to Austin Peay's .143. 

Casey Estill started the series finale for the 
Skyhawks and struggled in the third inning 
of the 6-1 loss. Youngblood led off the inning 
with a triple, which seemed to rattle Estill. 
He walked the next three batters to force in a 
run, giving the Governors a 1-0 lead. A wild 
pitch, a base hit, and an error brought in three 
more runs and ended Estill's outing. 

Jacob Smothers came in to relieve Estill and 
controlled the bleeding effectively. 

The Skyhawks' run came in the third 
inning. Jason Moore led off with a single 
and advanced to second base on a sacrifice 
bunt by Hideaki Sato. Then, Blake Turner 
singled and stole second, allowing Moore to 
score on the throw. 



Catcher Bret Spivy made a great tag on 
APSU's Ryan Kane at the plate for the third out 
in the top of the seventh inning, preventing 
the Governors from extending their lead. 

UTM's offense was balanced, with six 
different players each contributing a hit. 

Estill's record falls to 1-8 on the season after 
his two and two-third inning performance. 

Scott Massey pitched the last five innings 
for the Skyhawks and was impressive. 



Coming off an arm injury, Massey shut out 
the Governors and allowed only four hits 
while striking out four. 

The Skyhawks are now 8-29 overall and 
3-11 in the OVC. They return to action this 
afternoon and tomorrow at 3 p.m. against 
Mississippi Valley State and Belmont, 
respectively, at Skyhawk field. This weekend 
they face OVC rival Murray in a 3-game 
series at home. 







Page 9 



Sports 



April 19, 2005 




Amy Eddings 

Sports Editor 

Every student athlete has 
been named Skyhawk of the 
Week for the last issue. 

Since school started in Au- 
gust, through fall, Christ- 
mas, and spring breaks, 
you've been giving up your 
free time to go out and rep- 
resent UTM. 

You have stayed in when 
everyone was going out. 
You went to places like Mil- 
lington for spring break 
while your friends were on 
the beaches of Fla. Some 
of you will stay in Martin, 
playing your respective 
sports even after classes 
have ended, sacrificing part 
of your summer vacation. 



Some of you will come 
back early for summer work 
outs to prepare yourselves 
for the upcoming season. 

Even though there have 
been some rough 
spots, you have 
given us count- 
less hours of 
entertainment 
and memories 
that some of 
us will hold 
for rest of our 
lives. 

Congratu- 
lations on 
every win 
that you have 
picked up over 
the school year. 

Some of them were 
milestones and 



others were just memorable: 
football's first road win in 35 
games and first ever victory 
over EIU; volleyball's four 
game OVC winning streak 
at midseason; soccer 
picking up the big 
win on senior 
day; cross coun- 
try runners 
breaking 
school 
records 
on a reg- 
ular basis; 
women's 
basketball 
making it 
back to the OVC 
tourney; men's 
basketball de- 
feating 
the 



OVC leading team on senior 
night; golf finishing with 
their best OVC placing in 
six years; rifle keeping their 
national rankings up for the 
22nd year; rodeo excelling 
as they always do; baseball 
picking up it's first 3-game 
sweep since 2003; softball 
taking it's first series against 
Tech in four years; men's 
tennis defeating Murray in 
the last home match to get 
in the OVC tourney; and 
obviously the women's ten- 
nis team winning the OVC 
tournament. 

You all put in more hours 
than we understand and 
for that you should all be 
awarded every week for 
what you do, no matter 
what the records may be. 




Soccer honors own, names 
captains for 2005 season 



Soccer has handed out team 
honors for the 2004 season. 

Dani Myrick has been se- 
lected as the team's second 
captain. 

Myrick will join the 
Skyhawks' current captain 
Lindsey Tilk as they lead the 
team in the 2005 season. T 

Two freshmen of the year 
awards were also given. Re- 
cipients of this award were 
Katie Behrens and Jamie 
Price. 

Behrens and Price were tied 
in goals in 2004 with three, 
finishing second to sopho- 
more Kindal Keim. 



The Skyhawks also handed 
out three most valuable play- 
er awards. Keim was named 
the team's offensive MVP. 

Tilk was named the team's 
defensive MVP. . 

The team's overall MVP for 
the 2004 season is sophomore 
Jamie Ohlheiser. 

UTM has competed in sev- 
eral spring tournaments in 
preparation for the 2005 sea- 
son. 

Play begins August 26 
when the Skyhawks travel 
to Monroe, La. to take on 
the University of Louisiana- 
Monroe. 



For Skyhawk sports over the summer, 
check out 

www. utmsports. com 



Football: Continued from Page 8 



penetration that we're 
using up front. We had a lot 
success with that and made 
a lot of things happen in the 
backfield. I'm very excited 
about that. 

"I feel that the wide 
receivers had an outstanding 
spring practice, said wide 
receivers coach Kevin 
Cahill. "With a sophomore 
and five freshman receivers 
gained a lot of experience 
this spring. We saw a lot of 
good thing from sophomore 
Abner Smith and freshman 
Anthony Johnson, Jordan 
Cain and Brian Kissell. We 
also had positive things from 
Robert Moore and Chris 
Wooley. You can tell they are 
starting to feel comfortable 
with the skill and drills we 
do everyday," said Cahill. 

Defensively, possibly the 
biggest standouts were 
sophomore Zach Kleinfelder 
and junior Chad McMahan. 

"Kleinfelder was one of the 
guys I was most impressed 
with," said Jernigan. "He 



played linebacker last season 
and had to come down to 
defensive end. He adjusted 
well to that position. I expect 
a lot of great things out of 
him this fall." 

"McMahan did a great job 
taking on the responsibility 
of playing free safety for us," 
said defensive coordinator 
Mark Lister. "The free safety 
in our defense is basically 
the quarterback and he did a 
great job with it." 

"[McMahan] was able to 
grasp the angles and nuances 
of the position far quicker 
than I imagined or hoped 
he would," said linebackers 
coach Dwayne Wilmot. 

"As far as the Safeties were 
concerned the player who 
stood out the most among 
the group this spring would 
be Jack Greenwood because 
of his consistent playmaking 
ability", said Wilmot. "There 
were a couple of surprises 
namely Denny Catalano and 
the way he was able to pick 
up the defense and become a 



player who can and will help 
us in the fall." 

Improvements do need to 
be made, however. 

"JC will be working on not 
just field skills but film study 
as well," said Coach Wise 
of Coleman. "Being able to 
recognize receiver routes 
quicker and which ones to 
expect from field position 
and situation will help him 
to make more plays. The 
rest of the guys need to keep 
improving on their footwork 
and their conditioning for 
fall camp. They need to be 
the best conditioned players 
on the field." 

"The guys all need to 
continue to get bigger, 
stronger and faster. We also 
need to continue to strive to 
be assignment perfect," said 
Coach Wilmot. 

"Looking forward to next 
season," said Coach Cahill, 
"the receiving core knows 
that we must continue to get 
bigger, faster, and stronger. 
You can't catch the ball if you 



can't get open, so we're really 
focused on winning in the 
weight room right now." 

"One of the biggest things 
we need to work on is 
pass rushing," said Coach 
Jernigan. "That's one of 
the things tried to do this 
spring. We made some 
improvements, but we still 
need to work on that to be a 
great defensive line group." 

"I like the way neither side 
dominated this spring," said 
Coach Griffin. "Right now, 
we're not worried about 
Central Arkansas, Tennessee 
State, or any other OVC 
school right now. We've got 
to take care of our selves 
first, and that's what we're 
doing." 

The Skyhawks' regular 
season starts up at 6:30 p.m., 
Thursday, Sept. 1 against 
the University of Central 
Arkansas at Graham Stadium. 
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Notes of Interest 
Sixties Class Offered 

If you haven't experienced the 60s, this summer will be your chance 
while earning credit in either History 480 or Political Science 480. The 
class will be team taught by Dr. David Coffey of History & Philosophy 
and Dr. Richard Chesteen, of Management, Marketing & Political Sci- 
ence. The course uses a lot of the images, sounds and scenes of the 
decade. Music and videos are major teaching tools. Topics covered 
include the politics of the time, the civil rights movement, the assas- 
sination of JFK, the Vietnam War, the walk on the Moon, the music, the 
styles and the culture. The course will be offered during the first term 
of summer school from 2:30 to 4:30 Monday thru Thursday. 



Help Wanted: 

Lifeguard Needed. 

Will pay for training. Year-round work between classes; indoor pool at 
Fun and Frolic. Call Janice McDaniel at 587-3068 for more information. 

FAST TRACK INTERNSHIP 

Make over $700/ week, live in Nashville, Tenn. for summer. Great sales 
experience. Contact Zach for more info. (615) 498-4601. 

Bartending 

BARTENDERS WANTED! $250/day potential No experience necessary. 
Training provided. Call 800-965-6520 ext. 241 for more information. 



For Rent: 



Deluxe Apartment at Candylynn Apartments on Highway 431 by 
Hooks Pet Clinic. Available in June and July. All appliances plus washer, 
dryer, garbage disposal and dishwasher. No pets. Call 587-3068. 

Three Bedroom Apartment at Arch Tree Apartments on Mt. Pelia 
Road. Two baths, Dishwasher and Dumpster. Call 587-3068 or 514- 
0582. 

Apartment room for rent. 

Archtree apartments. $162.00 per month Please call (901) 604-0976 
for more info. 



Congratulations 

The following students and faculty 
were initiated April 19, 2005, into thi 
UTM chapter of Phi Kappa Phi, 
an international honor society 
founded in 1900. 




Daniel J. Adler 
Lawson M. Akens Jr. 
Rachel Lee Albritton 
Janet Parham Bailey , D.V.M. 
Tracy Lynn Baker 
Jodi Lyn Barber 
Connie Lin Barker 
Ireys Hunt Baucum 
Christopher Brady Bledsoe 
Jennifer Bonczek 
Erica Renee Britton 
Emily Carnell 
Lacey Erin Carter 
Desiree Coffman 
Kelly Ann Duncan 
Ty Austin Elders 
Jennifer Lynn Fruitt 
Catherine Gibson 
Lindsey Brooke Gidcumb 
Cole Harvey 
Alys Joette Hill 
Patricia Dyann Hill 
Elizabeth Belew Hinds 
Christina Elizabeth Hobock 
Holly Charlamarie Horn 
Amanda Lee Johnson 
Candice Marie Karas 
Sandra J. King 
Leslie Marie LaChance 



Jamie Leighann Lane 
Jane Alison Maule 
Robin Elizabeth McArthur 
Jennifer Leigh McDaniel 
Virginia Leigh McFarland 
Chad H. McMahan 
Jennifer Michelle Mitchell 
Stephen Mathew Moore 
Tara Renee Newsom 
Natalie Marie Newton 
Jennifer Lynne Nipp 
Charles Brandon Orton 
Sarah J. Parrish 
Minesh Suresh Patel 
Dusty Patterson 
Michele Leigh Priddy 
Jennifer Renee Reynolds 
Tiffany D. Schroeder 
Heather Nicole Shockley 
Allie Kathryn Shrum 
Min Kyung Sin 
Ali Malik Smith 
Housmane Sow 
Cori Beth Sutton 
Annora Tracy 
Beverly Uzoho 
Brooke LeAnn Whaley 
Farrah Rae Winstead 
Bill B. Young 











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