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Summer Edition • Wednesday, June 23, 2004
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WHAT DO THE COLORS
REALLY MEAN?
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IN THE EVENING?
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Kennesaw, GA
Lewd phone
calls trouble
university
offices
A unknown man uses sexually
explicit language with
university employees
Richard L. Johnson
Senior Photographer
A
series of obscene phones calls have plagued the
university for the past two months.
A search of campus police records indicated
police have taken at least ten reports about obscene phone
calls since April 6. Most of the calls have been made to
office phone numbers.
All of the reports have been marked “closed” and not
under investigation. Sgt. Edward Stephens, the only
police investigator, did not return repeated calls for
information and the police chief was unavailable for
comment before press time.
The reports describe similar phone calls characterized by heavy breathing and a male asking the
female victim “Can you hear me?” Many of the
victims told police they thought the caller was
masturbating and several victims reported the caller
said he was ejaculating.
In three of the cases, the caller identified himself
with a name. The name was the same in each of the cases.
According to two of the police reports, the name was not
listed in the student records. One of the reports stated
the name was listed twice in the student records.
The victims were not able to provide police with
the caller’s phone number. In several of the cases, the
report stated that the Caller ID displayed “number
blocked.”
Making obscene phone calls is a form of
paraphilia. According to Discovery Health, “paraphilia
is a condition in which a person’s sexual arousal and
gratification depend on fantasizing about and engaging in sexual behavior that is atypical and extreme.”
Jeffrey Helms, assistant professor of psychology
at KSU, said that making obscene phone calls is
distinctly different from prank phone calls. Unlike a
prank caller, an obscene phone caller often uses
sexually graphic language and seeks sexual gratification during or after the call. Helms said that a person
receiving an obscene phone call should hang up the
phone immediately and call the police.
Obscene phone calls may forecast future, more
ominous criminal activity. Sabrina Garcia, coordinator of the Chapel Hill, N.C. Police Department’s
domestic violence and sexual assault team, told the
Augusta Chronicle “a sex offender often starts out as
a peeping tom and someone who makes obscene
phone calls.”
The problem of obscene phone calls is potentially
very wide spread. One in five female college students
received an obscene phone call in the Dec. 2000 U.S.
Department of Justice study “The Sexual Victimization of College Women.”
According to Kevin Curtin with Bellsouth, people
can subscribe to a Call Trace service to assist in
identifying people who make obscene or threatening
phone calls. Curtin said a subscriber can press *57
after hanging up on an obscene phone call. This will
activate the trace. A law enforcement agency can then
obtain the call trace information from Bellsouth.
Easier refunds or thorn in the side?
Professor honored
by governor and
Georgia Humanities
Society
LaConna J Grayson
Staff Writer
H
istory professor Thomas
A. Scott was awarded The
Governor’s Award in Humanities. The annual ceremony was
held May 13 at the Georgia Railroad Freight Depot in Atlanta.
Scott and eight other Georgians were presented medallions by Governor Sonny Perdue. Scott was awarded a medallion for his efforts in preserving the history and heritage
of Cobb County with his book
“Cobb County, Georgia and the
Origins of the Suburban South:
A Twentieth-Century History”
[Cobb Landmark & Historical
Society].
He grew up in Knoxville,
Tennessee where he acquired a
sense of history from his father. There he gained a strong
interest in his surroundings. He
received his bachelors, masters
and doctorate degrees from the
University of Tennessee. He
came to Kennesaw Junior College in 1968, and he is the only
remaining professor hired in the
1960s.
Scott said he believes that
if people can understand Cobb
County, they can understand the
South.
POLICE • BEAT
Richard L. Johnson
Senior Photographer
infeatures
A holocaust survivor
tells his story. Meet
Andre Kessler.
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Cari West assists a student at the Universal Card Services Center on the second floor of the student
center, above the dining area.
Analyzing the
introduction of the
KSU One card
Patricia Wright
Staff Writer
Just how well is the KSU One Card
working? Are students using the
advantages offered or not? According to Martha Roth, director of card
services, some of the advantages are:
• Quicker refunds from the financial
aid office [an average of four days]
• Students can build a credit rating
• The card provides a quick and easy
way for parents to deposit money for
their children
• Acts as a direct deposit for students
on work-study programs
• Can be used worldwide
Students must go online and
activate the KSU One card. This
does not start a credit card or charge
any fees. It allows a student to select
how they want to be paid by the
university.
There are three choices. The
money can be deposited into the
KSU One account, a check can be
mailed or money can be placed directly in a personal banking account.
If students do not activate the card,
refunds that may be on hold will not
be mailed. The funds will be held
until the card is activated.
Students may contact the card
services department at 770-4993436 or email questions to
[email protected] Card
services will help students with questions or problems activating cards.
Go to the Web site at
www.KSUOne.com and follow the
steps to activate the KSU One card.
“The response to the card has
been pretty good,” Roth said.
According to Bob Gilbert, the
program support manager of card
services, 4,723 refunds have been
issued via the KSU One card. Of
these, 522 students have not activated their cards and are then unable
to access their refunds.
One million five hundred
thousand dollars have been distributed with the new debit card
system to date.
There are advantages in the
use of the KSU One card, but
there are also disadvantages.
Some students have not received
their cards or were not sure if
they had.
“I get all of my mail at my
parents’ house. I don’t know if I
got the card or not,” said Julie
Cox, a freshman art major.
Others had not activated the
cards but were waiting for their
refunds to come. The card must
be activated. Once it is activated,
the process is completed. The
method of disbursement can be
changed at any time.
Driving with a blown out
tire led to a woman’s arrest for
DUI at 1:46 a.m. May 26. KSU
officers stopped the woman as
she drove north on Barrett Lakes
Boulevard. Her vehicle’s right
front tire was flat, which caused
smoke and a “loud grinding
sound.” After performing field
sobriety evaluations, the woman
was arrested. The state-administered breath test indicated a blood
alcohol concentration of .186
grams.
A woman told police she was
called a “whore” and hit with a
bottle when she visited a friend
at KSU Place Apartments May
26. Police spoke with a second
woman who said she and the complainant were “talking about
boys.” According to the report,
the woman said she told the complainant that “she was acting
like a whore.” The woman said
the complainant then “placed her
finger in [her] face while screaming for an apology.” Witnesses
advised police that no one
threw a bottle. Police advised
both women on warrant and restraining order procedures.
A KSU officer arrested a
Marietta man after stopping to
help a stranded motorist at 11:29
p.m. May 27. According to the
report, the officer observed a
Thomas A. Scott
Scott wrote his dissertation
on Cobb County 1880-1900. He
researched the history of Cobb
County for 30 years before he
completed the book. Scott reviewed articles in The Marietta
Daily Journal and The Cobb
County Times. He conducted interviews with journalists, political figures, judges, business
owners, domestic workers,
teachers and citizens about their
lives in Cobb County.
“Cobb County, Georgia and
the Origins of the Suburban
South: A Twentieth-Century
History” was published in 2003.
The 900-page book gives an indepth history of Cobb County.
Scott is now working on the
history of KSU. He also takes
time out to do public speeches,
which have increased since the
release of the book.
Scott’s book is available for
checkout at the Sturgis Library.
Pontiac Bonneville stopped on
McCollum Parkway at Duncan
Road with mechanical problems.
While talking to the driver and
passengers, the officer checked
the subjects for warrants. One
of the passengers was wanted
by the Lawrenceville Police Department for probation violation
and by the Dawson County
Sheriff’s Office for probation
violation.
A fugitive was arrested during a traffic stop May 30. The
officer observed that the driver
of a Chrysler Sebring was not
wearing his seatbelt while driving on Chastain Road. When the
officer checked the man’s
driver’s license, she discovered
he was wanted by the Troup
County Sheriff’s Office.
A $600 welding machine
was stolen from the Manhattan
Construction site on Idlewood
Avenue. The complainant told
officers that the machine was
discovered missing at 10 a.m.
May 25.
Police responded to a burglary at KSU Place Apartments on Idlewood Avenue
June 1. The victim told the officer that between May 7 and
June 1 an unknown person had
broken into his room and put
two holes in the walls. The man
told the office, that he discovered the window was unlocked
when he returned. The victim
said nothing had been stolen.
THE SENTINEL
Page 2 • Viewpoints
Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Reagan won the Cold War
Reagan: an American president and an American patriot
W
hat could bring
Mikhail Gorbachev,
Tony Blair, President
Clinton, President Bush and the
new Prime Minister of Iraq together on a dreary rainy day in
Washington D.C.? It could only
be the passing of one of the greatest American presidents in our
history. President Reagan was a
man who transcended partisan
politics, steadfastly held his
ground and believed in the power
of the American people to rise
above the challenges the nation
faced.
When the American people
elected Reagan in 1980, the nation was weak. The Vietnam
War and the Watergate scandal
left the morale of Americans
wounded and people were not
proud to waive the red, white
and blue. The Carter administration made negative progress
fighting the Cold War, the Communist regime in the Soviet
Union was a present danger and
Carter’s pathetic attempt to negotiate the hostage crisis in Iran
left Americans lacking in patriotism. In addition, the
economy was struggling with
record interest rates, unemployment and inflation.
Reagan entered the presidency at just the right time with
a bold message and a clear vision to renew the pride of the
American spirit. There was a
need to restore the people’s
trust in their chosen leadership.
Reagan understood the government had only a few inherent
responsibilities, the most important being the protection of
its citizens. Because Reagan
thought it was so important to
preserve the American way, he
rebuilt a strong military,
crushed the Communist party
in the Soviet Union and won
the Cold War.
Reagan
believed the
United States
was the greatest nation on
earth. He was
willing to deEmily Daniels
fend our liberViewpoints
ties, not for
Editor
the sake of
vanity, but for
the sake of
freedom. He
said he would
fight and defeat Communism, and he
Jesse Velarde
did. We did
Viewpoints
not win beColumnist
cause
the
Communist regime was weak
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News Editor
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Features Editor
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Sports Editor
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quickquote
“Do not be a bystander.
Do not sit back and just let
things happen, because if
it can happen in Nazi
Germany, it can happen
anywhere.”
~ Andre Kessler, Anne
Frank exhibit volunteer
and Holocaust survivor
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tempted to assassinate the president in 1981, Reagan prayed
for the man who tried to kill
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The character of Reagan is
perhaps his most remarkable attribute. He was able to befriend
his enemies. The democratic
House Speaker Tip O’Neill and
Reagan battled hard during the
day, but after 6 p.m. and on the
weekends, they were friends.
Reagan always began his phone
conversations with O’Neill saying, “Tip, is it after six yet?”
Many of the students at KSU
are too young to remember
Reagan. We know who he is, and
we have studied his policies, but
most of us failed to grasp his
character which was the most
notable thing about him. Reagan
was the epitome of a conservative--he was the religious right,
and yet his opponents in D.C.
were also his friends. His enemies were overwhelmed by his
spirit and patriotism. A president needs two things: the ability
to communicate and inspire and
a burning pride in the American
people. Reagan had both, and he
was a great American president.
Editor Bio: Emily is a
junior finance major and public
policy assistant at the Georgia
Family Council.
Columnist Bio:Jesse
Velarde is a political science
major at KSU.
On our soapbox
New HOPE bill not a raw deal for students
No dinner for KSU students
G
EditorialBoard
Erika Busby Neldner
or internally unstable, and the Soviet Union did not
crumble on its
own. The “Evil
Empire”
as
Reagan called it,
was destroyed because of the uncompromising
leadership and
bravery of our
president. Because of his courage, the threat of
communism disseminated and freedom began
its slow spread across the globe.
Two years after he left office,
the world reaped the reward of
his political bravery, and the
Soviet Union was laid to rest on
what President Reagan described "the ash heap of history."
While many say the President of the United States is the
most powerful man in the world,
Reagan knew his place of authority under that of his God.
He was a man of great convictions. However, he did not seek
to advance those convictions at
the cost of alienating or insulting those of differing views.
Reagan was a graceful man and
when John Hinkley Jr. at-
T
his summer about 9,500 students are taking classes. That
is more than half the number of students enrolled last fall.
Since it is becoming increasingly difficult for students to
graduate in four years, many have chosen to spend their
summers in class.
Based on previous semesters, most of the students
tend to take daytime classes but about 40 percent take
only evening classes. With so many students here in the
evening, why is the cafeteria closed by 6 p.m. in the
summer? The Sentinel staff recently noticed what seem
to be strange hours of operation in the food court. For
students who take late classes, chances are they will not
find dinner at KSU. Marketplace Central, which includes
Chick-fil-A and Pizza Hut, closes at 2 p.m., the Midnight
Owl closes at 6 p.m. and Marketplace Deli closes at 5
p.m.
We also noticed the hours are not posted. We even
asked several of the cafeteria staff members, and we were
then told the hours of operation. It is understandable the
food court would have different hours in the summer,
because normally there are less students here than in the
fall and spring semesters. If not for recent complaints
about nothing being open late, we probably would not
have thought much about it.
Since there are so many students here taking evening
classes, the Sentinel staff agrees the cafeteria should
remain open later, perhaps until 8 p.m., and please post
the hours of operation.
Editor’s note: As of June 21, 2004, hours of operation
have been posted in the cafeteria.
The state can not afford to allow students to take
eorgia's HOPE Program is one of the most
free classes forever. In one extreme example
popular scholarship programs in the
presented to the Commission, a student at a Georgia
country. Since 1993, HOPE has provided
technical college had taken over 455 quarter hours in
hundreds of thousands of Georgians with financial
37 quarters--almost full-time attendance every
support for a university or technical college. The
quarter since the spring of 1995. This student has
program’s growth and success are now beginning to
more than enough quarter hours for the equivalent of
surpass the lottery revenues that fund HOPE. In
response, the Georgia legislature formed the HOPE
two complete 4-year college degrees or about five
Joint Study Commission to look for ways to preserve technical certificates.
The new law contains a cap on
HOPE and continue to fund the
program. The bipartisan
grant
hours for the technical colleges
KSU
out
Commission heard from a host
and the University System instituGuest Commentary
tions that clearly states "No student
of experts, parents and students
You are invited to submit your
about various potential changes
shall receive HOPE Grants for more
columns for this section.
that may save costs while
than 95 quarter hours..." The state
Commentary should be timely,
could have interpreted this to say
preserving the original intent of
researched and no longer than 600
the program. Courageously,
that any student at a technical
words.
Email
your
submissions
to
the legislature accepted the
college who has 95 or more quarter
[email protected]
heart of the Commission's
hours paid by the HOPE Grant is no
Please include your year and
recommendations, and we have
longer eligible for the grant. Howmajor, as well as your phone
preserved HOPE for students in
ever, the administrators of HOPE
number for verification purposes.
high school, middle school and
chose to give students and technical
elementary school.
colleges time to adjust to the cap.
We fully support the implementation of changes They decided to count credit hours only back to June
necessary to preserve the HOPE Scholarship and
of last year. We fully support this phase-in of the
HOPE Grant programs. These changes are, in our
law, and again we applaud the General Assembly and
opinions, both necessary and prudent.
the governor for having the courage to preserve
The scholarship has always paid for the equivaHOPE for current and future Georgia students.
lent of a 4-year degree. The HOPE Joint Study
Rep. Louise McBee of the 74th & Sen. Bill
Commission and General Assembly agreed that
Hamrick of the 30th. Rep. McBee is chair of the
a similar cap should be instituted for the grant
House Higher Education Committee and was coand the commission recommended capping the
chair of the HOPE Joint Study Commission. Sen.
programs scholarships at 95 quarter hours, the
Hamrick is chair of the Senate Higher Education
equivalent of a 2-year program. This recommendation is not arbitrary as it ensures students Committee and was co-chair of the HOPE Joint
Study Commission.
will be able to complete the certificate or
diploma program of their choice.
speaks
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For Muslims, Allah is God
Dear Editor,
Once again Emily Daniels has
stuck her head in the ground and
spoken out a different end. In her
last article "War on Terror Not Just
About Iraq" she said the war on
terror is a war of "God vs. Allah."
What exactly is Ms. Daniels
trying to imply here? For Muslims,
Allah is God. Who is her God?
Jesus? I am glad that she has chosen to make presumptuous statements based on her own religious
biases. But if this is what this war is
about, you can count me out. I do
not care about any God. I do not
care about Jesus or Allah or her
"God”.
It fills me with disgust to think
there are people in this country who
believe a modern nation has a role
in fighting a holy war. And if a
draft is threatening to cut short hun-
dreds of young American lives, our
country better have a good reason
for it other than to impose the Christian faith upon "unbelievers."
Jeremiah Kauffman
System Administrator
Atlanta, GA
Conservatives don’t have
market on patriotism
Dear Editor,
It never ceases to amaze me the
way many conservatives flatter themselves as having cornered the market
on patriotism. They seem to think
that if you do not turn a blind eye to
mistakes or bad policy that your leaders may make, then you must not be
proud to be an American.
I do not know too many liberals
who have not recognized the need to
win the war on terrorism. In addition to faith and perseverance, one
also needs wisdom and sound judgment in order to win this conflict.
Unfortunately, our president has
exhibited neither of these qualities
as he has committed our country,
under false pretence, to a major conflict without much thought to the
notion of rebuilding Iraq or maintaining peace. He has spent many
lives of our good servicemen and
women in a particular fight we didn't
have to wage. Liberals recognize in
a way that conservatives apparently
do not, that it's not just about having
the will to wage war but knowing
how to wage it wisely.
Healthy democracies are not
sustained by staying silent if leaders
are making bad decisions. I applaud
liberals for knowing the difference
between genuine patriotism and jingoism!
Billy Strain
Information Systems
Class of 2007
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Holocaust
survivor close
at hand
A walk in the shoes of
Andre Kessler
Jacob Smith
Staff Writer
H
“The earliest
recollections I have
as a child is my
mother telling me to
be quiet, do not call
attention to yourself
and do not speak to
anyone”
e sits in a
small
office at
KSU
Center
and tells the story of how
he and his family were
able to survive the
Holocaust. It is impossible to ignore the
passion that resonates in Andre Kessler’s
voice. His words come together to form
an inspirational story, and in telling his
story, Kessler sends a powerful message.
It is a call for people to speak up and
take action. “Do not be a bystander. Do
not sit back and just let things happen,
because if it can happen in Nazi Germany
it can happen anywhere,” Kessler said.
“We cannot be afraid to stand up against
what is wrong.”
Kessler said he feels that if officials
in Germany had stood up to Hitler from
the beginning, the Holocaust would never
have happened. Kessler does not take life
for granted, and everything he has he
considers a blessing, because he survived
the Holocaust.
Although only 5 years old when the
Holocaust ended, Kessler has not
forgotten the pain and sacrifice his family
and millions of others endured. Kessler,
64, spends his time working as a volunteer coordinator at the Anne Frank exhibit
at KSU Center. He also works with the
Georgia Commission on the Holocaust
and travels Georgia to speak about being
a Holocaust survivor. For Kessler, his
most important task is to ensure nothing
like it ever happens again.
Kessler was born after the Holocaust
began on March 8, 1940 in Bucharest,
Romania. He said he considers his family
lucky and partially attributes their
survival to being from Romania.
“Romania was one of the only Axis
countries that did not systematically
deport their Jews,” Kessler said. “This
did not mean they were innocent. They
were still a collaborator of the Nazis.”
Kessler’s parents were well-educated
people and until the Nuremberg Laws, his
father owned his own business.
“My parents lived in
an affluent neighborhood,” he said with
obvious gratitude. “Our
apartment was right
down the street from the
Romanian Parliament
building, and we lived a
good life.”
This changed in
1942 when his father was arrested and
taken away by the Romanian government. Without warning, Kessler’s father
was sent to a slave labor camp and did
not return until 1945.
“Romania did not have concentration
camps. What they had instead were slave
labor camps where Jews were forced to
work 18 hours a day, and they were
barely fed. It was basically a living hell,”
Kessler said. “After my father was
arrested, my mother and I went into
hiding in our own apartment. The
windows were darkened and blankets
were shoved under the doors.”
They were able to find some forged
government documents saying they were
family members of retired Romanian
army officers. This kept the patrols from
searching their apartment when they
came to round up Jews. Kessler was
unable to leave the apartment for 15-20
months.
“The earliest recollections I have as a
child is my mother telling me to be quiet,
do not call attention to yourself and do
not speak to anyone,” he said.
His mother kept him occupied by
teaching him how to read and write. “By
the time I was 4 years old, I could read
and write in two languages,” he said.
In 1945, Romania surrendered, and
Jews were able to come out of hiding.
Kessler’s father returned home from the
slave camp, and life looked brighter for
the Kessler family.
“This is when I first learned what it
was like to have a glass of milk,” Kessler
said. “I was 5 years old and had never
had milk before.”
Kessler said his parents tried to live
their lives like they had before, but since
Russia had occupied Romania, a communist government was implemented and
ERIKA B. NELDNER | THE SENTINEL
(Top): Kessler and a sculpture entitled “Mother and Child,” one of the
many pieces of art on display. (Below): Kessler takes a moment to pose
with his favorite quote displayed at the exhibit.
ERIKA B. NELDNER | THE SENTINEL
things were very different. By 1947, his
father knew they must escape from
Romania. They spent the next six years
trying to get to the United States. Their
journey took them from Romania to
Hungary, and then Austria before they
were able to get to the U.S.
He said crossing the borders
between countries was extremely risky,
and if they were caught, they would be
arrested. Kessler’s father knew it would
be easier for a woman and a child to
sneak across the borders, so his father
stayed behind in Romania and left a
month later.
Kessler has vivid memories of their
escape. “Fifty years later I can still
remember the sounds of the guards, the
barking of the dogs and the smell of their
cigarette smoke,” he said.
In 1951, after six years of waiting,
they were cleared to leave, and they
boarded a ship for the U.S.
“What I remember most about the
trip is how plentiful the food was aboard
the ship,” Kessler said. “And this was my
first real taste of freedom.”
Their family had relatives in New
York City with whom they lived when
they arrived in the U.S. Growing up,
Kessler had a difficult time wanting to go
to school, but his love for sports eased the
way.
He played five sports in high school.
However, just before he graduated he got
into some trouble and was forced to enter
the military. He continued to play
basketball though, and while serving in
the Navy, he was recruited by the NYU
basketball program. This led him to a full
scholarship, and he left the military to go
to college. He graduated in 1963 with a
degree in business administration, and he
was drafted by the NBA’s Philadelphia
Warriors.
“Most people have never heard of
my illustrious 2-year career in pro
basketball,” said Kessler, “but they sure
do know my roommate, Wilt Chamberlain.”
In 1965, he retired from the NBA
and got a job with a home textile company back in New York. Shortly after he
was hired, they sent him to Georgia to be
their new southeastern sales representative. For Kessler, life was good, and he
did not spend a lot of time thinking about
his past.
“We had a normal existence. We did
not live the Holocaust 24-7,” he said. It
was not until he was in his thirties that he
began to really think back on the Holocaust.
“One Sunday afternoon I was talking
with a man named Alex Gross, and he
informed me that Georgia had a very
large Holocaust survivor community,’’
Kessler said.
Kessler began to get involved with
Holocaust education, and along with
Gross, he formed an organization called
the Second Generation Children of
Holocaust Survivors. About ten years
ago, he met Sylvia Wygoda and became
involved with the Georgia Commission
on the Holocaust.
“Our main purpose is to educate
people about it so they know the truth,”
Kessler said. “Anyone who is computer
literate can get online and find many Web
sites that dispute whether the Holocaust
even happened. These sites refer to it as a
‘hoax’ and claim that the Jews are the
real monsters.”
Kessler, who is now retired, devotes
his time to working for the Georgia
Commission on the Holocaust and speaks
all over Georgia about the harsh realities
of the Holocaust.
“The most important part of what we
do is to ensure that nothing like this ever
happens again,” Kessler said. “If you
stand up for what is right, no matter what
the cost, tragic events like this one can be
prevented in the future.”
The Anne Frank exhibit is located at
KSU Center, and Kessler asks for student
volunteers. They ask for a maximum of
three to four hours per week. For information, contact the KSU Center at 678797-2083.
More than just three colors…
What is the
meaning behind the
country’s colors?
Melissa Spielholz
Features Editor
A
s the fourth of July quickly
approaches, it is important
for people to remember what
the day symbolizes. Of course it
represents America’s Independence
Day, but what do the country’s colors
symbolize? What is the meaning
behind the red, white and blue?
When Betsy Ross sewed the first
American Flag in 1777, she used the
colors red, white and blue. These
colors were chosen to represent
America, each color with a specific
meaning. The red was to symbolize the
countries hardiness and valor, the blue
was to represent vigilance, perseverance
and justice and the white to represent
purity and innocence. These colors
represent what America is and for what
the country stands.
Every year around this time, people
nationwide celebrate this holiday in
many different ways. For some people
this is a day to welcome in the summer
with a bar-b-que, for others it is a day to
remember those who are fighting or
have fought for our country.
People enjoy fireworks, pool parties
and family gatherings. Atlanta is home
to many Fourth of July events.
What’s happening on the 4th?
• Peachtree Road Race- This 10K race
is an Atlanta tradition beginning in the
morning at Lenox Square and ending in
Piedmont Park.
• Centennial Olympic Park- *
- The annual Salute to America Parade.
- Annual firework display.
• Turner Field- Atlanta Braves vs. Boston
Red Sox @ 1:05 PM
• Lenox Square- Annual 4th of July celebration [fireworks].
- Spin Doctors Concert.
• Stone Mountain- Fireworks and laser
show.
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Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Vibeke Hodges
Senior Staff Writer
Who: George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars [www.georgeclinton.com]
When: June 4
The good:
• The P-Funk Allstars is a big band who seems to have maintained their sound and personality,
bringing plenty of funk with them.
• One of the best elements of the show was the venue- summer breezes blew through the lawn.
• The ticket price is only $5.
Heidi Paruta
Senior Staff Writer
Who: Chingy, [www.chingy.com]
The bad:
• Something odd about the show was there were people on stage just hanging out, not singing or
playing an instrument. Perhaps this is standard for the group, but it was confusing.
• Parking is relatively easy to find [although pricey].
The good:
• Chingy and his boys stormed the stage
and drove the crowd crazy with Holiday
Inn, Right Thurr and more.
The ugly (or maybe not so ugly, you decide):
• Hodges said…overall show grade:
When: June 11
B+
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Chingy gets the crowd
moving with his rap hits.
The bad:
• On the Bricks used to be
a free concert series, now
it is $5.
The ugly (or maybe
not so ugly, you
decide):
• Paruta says…overall
show grade: B+
George Clinton and the P-Funk Allstars shake things up in Atlanta.
Jacob Smith
Staff Writer
• Sally Harper
• Sophomore
• Psychology
“I think cigarette
butts are disgusting,
and I hate looking
at them.”
• Michael Sinco
• Continuing student
• Social Studies Education
“I think it is ridiculous
that people would put
them anywhere else
since there are
receptacles everywhere
you look.”
How do you feel about
people who improperly
dispose of cigarette butts on
campus?
• Jamie Jinks
• Senior
• Accounting
“It makes people seem
illiterate, because there
are signs posted all over
campus telling them
where to put them.”
• Ernesto Taylor
• Freshman
• Bio-technology
“It is improper and stupid,
especially when there are
signs asking people not to
litter. It is almost like they
are being rebellious in a
way.”
Wednesday, June 23, 2004
THE SENTINEL
The confusing
epic of Riddick
Vin Diesel…action hero?
Harvey gets back
to basics
PJ Harvey - Uh Huh Her
Ryan Haney
Staff Writer
Derek Wallace
Staff Writer
J
une 11 marked the release of
The Chronicles of Riddick, a
sequel to the 2000 box office
hit, Pitch Black.
Riddick
[Vin Diesel], a
Furian with a
bounty on his
head, resists
being purified
by a very
Hitler-esqe
Lord Marshal
[Colm Feore].
Marshal is traveling to various
planets and is
“purifying”
their inhabitants by destroying the
rest of the
planet. Because Riddick has resisted being
purified, Marshal wants to hunt
him down and have him purified.
The final battle scene between
Marshal and Riddick will shock
viewers out of their seats.
The cinematography effects are
good, and you can tell this was a
high-budget movie. Although the
• Ventanas al Arte Latino II—
now through June 26. Thirtythree Latin American Art
Circle members’ artwork will
be on display in the Sturgis
Library Gallery. Admission is
free.
• On the Grounds II: A
Sculpture Exhibition—now
movie is categorized as a Sci-Fi flick,
there is plenty of action to quench
the thirst of the action-movie lover.
Many of the actors’ on-screen chemistry made the film more enjoyable.
The movie has some holes
though. None of the characters are
properly introduced, which
leaves one confused as to who
they are. In addition, for those
who have not
seen the movie’s predecessor, this movie
will make little
sense.
Nowhere in this
movie is there
an explanation
to why the
Necromongers,
Lord Marshal’s
purified gang,
want to go from world-to-world taking people and destroying the rest.
Diesel tries too hard to be cool when
it is unnecessary and has enough
one-liners to make Governor Arnie
proud. Unfortunately, most of them
are corny.
Grade: C+
through July 7. Exhibit is
located in the Fine Arts
Gallery, and admission is free.
• Starlight Summer Series—
The Army Ground Forces
Band will be performing at the
Legacy Gazebo at 8 p.m. on
June 27. Admission is free.
M
odern rock artist Polly Jean Harvey, has just released her
seventh album. Uh Huh Her is genre-defying, inventive and
showcases Harvey at a creative high. Harvey’s influences range
from Bob Dylan, to collaborator Don Van Vliet [of Captain Beefheart
fame]. She has tried many different styles in rock to varied success
throughout the last 12 years.
Uh Huh Her exhibits everything from energetic rockers on “Who The F—k?” to beautifully
haunting songs such as “The Slow Drug.” The
album kicks off with “The Life And Death Of Mr.
Badmouth,” a slow, but deadly guitar-driven introduction that hints that this is another album full of
the brooding, unstable girl, we know Harvey to be.
However, fans can rejoice. Uh Huh Her is not
an entirely serious affair. “Who The F—k?” cuts into the fragile atmosphere
like a scalpel to insert a wonderfully raging piece that really delivers, with
a killer guitar line to boot. It is back to business afterward with “Pocket
Knife,” a murder ballad that Nick Cave would have killed to have written.
It starts off with the creepy lyrics, “Please don’t make my wedding dress/
I am too young to marry yet/Can you see my pocket knife?/You cannot
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Review
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make me be a wife.” Unlike a classic
murder ballad, it does not escalate
into a bloody debacle. Instead, the
listener is left to ponder the plight of
the desperate girl.
The rest of the album is dominated by exquisite songs, which manage to sound both stripped-down and
sonically inventive. In essence, Uh
Huh Her is both. Keyboard effects
and sparse percussion set the dark
and contemplative mood while the
guitars, all played by Harvey, are generally repetitive and serve mainly to
provide a vehicle for her lyrics. Harvey’s writing is often similar to a cross
between Patti Smith and Richard Hell, two of punk music’s greatest
lyricists. Her themes are generally centered on femininity, heartache, loss
and love. Harvey’s voice is in top form for Uh Huh Her. She manages to
sound both fragile and powerful, which has worked so well for her songs
throughout her long career. Her layered vocals on “The Slow Drug” will
send chills down your spine.
All of the elements of a classic album are here, except that Uh Huh Her
is not quite as concise as it should be. The Radiohead-esque “The Letter”
sounds misplaced on the album, and probably would have worked better on
a single.
The atmospheric instrumental tracks should also have been left off the
album. It seems she is trying too hard to push a certain mood, while it is
already clearly conveyed in other songs. However, fans that jumped ship
after Harvey’s last pop-heavy album should feel free to return. Uh Huh Her
is without a doubt one of her greatest achievements.
Grade: A-
“When the Smoke and Mirrors Clear…”
Clay Cook’s sophomore album review
Tauheedah Hasan
Staff Writer
C
lay Cook released his sophomore al
bum June 1. The CD, entitled Smoke &
Mirrors, embodies the sounds of soft
rock mixed with pop and rhythm & blues.
Cook, who is familiar to the Atlanta area, puts
his heart and soul into this album.
Cook was a guitar
major at Berklee College
of Music in Massachusetts. He went on to learn
the flute, alto saxophone,
piano, organ and the
pedal-steer guitar. The
multi-talented musician
has worked with artists
such as Michelle Branch, John Mayer, Paula
Cole and the band, Guster. He has also toured
with the Marshall Tucker band.
This 11 track CD gives the feeling of pas-
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sion and strength while
comforting your soul and
clearing your mind. The
whole album is artistically
beautiful and well put together. The sounds of the
instruments warm your ears
and give you the great sensation of easy listening.
Most of the songs on
the album could go on a
movie soundtrack. The
song titled “Take Me as I
Am” is a number one hit single. With lyrics
such as, “Don’t waste away trying to make me
change my tune for anybody. If you take me as
I am you might be pleasantly surprised,” Cook
does indeed pleasantly surprise. This song
has captured the essence of what it means to
make stimulating music.
Smoke & Mirrors brings you closer to the
core of the sound and then it let’s you go only
to bring you back again.
You will feel the words,
the beat, the music and the
passion. Cook is brilliant
in his portrayal of what
music means to him. He
personifies his music with
the riveting baselines and
the alluring tones. It was a
pleasant surprise to listen
to this CD.
Cook is definitely an
up and coming star, but is
quoted having said, “I just want to be a working musician.”
By the looks of this CD, he will always be
working. For more information on Clay Cook,
go to www.claycook.com. Or call Tara
Murphy or Darcey West at (404) 577–8686,
or send an e-mail to [email protected]
Grade: B+
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“
SPORTS
I thought as a freshman I would be
sitting the bench for most of the year.
I’m glad he [head coach Scott
Whitlock] gave me a chance to show
what I can do.”
~ Keri McKee
KSU GOLF
MAKING A
STATEMENT...
TOP
10
Athletics moving to Division I
Some teams move up,
what will it take to get the
whole school in the
Division I bracket?
Most shameful acts in
sports:
Compiled by Matt
Cutrona, Sports Editor
#8: Michael Irvin lives up to
his name
Nathan McCreary
Senior Staff Writer
In the late 90’s, Irvin was
arrested with a few hookers
and also charged with
possession of cocaine.
When going to court to
defend himself, however, he
arrived dressed in a lime
green leisure suit, complete
with cane and top hat, living
up his pimp image as much
as possible.
Wednesday, June 23, 2004
T
he athletic department has announced the golf team and 2003
NCAA Division II National Champion women’s soccer team
will move into Division I in fall 2004.
Athletic Director, Dr. Dave Waples, will lead the move. KSU athletics will
be leaving its current home in the Peach Belt Conference of Division II to the more prestigious
and competitive Division I.
#7: Latrell Sprewell assaults
coach, human decency.
After getting a bit too angry
at Golden State Warriors’
coach PJ Carlesimo during
a practice in ’97, Sprewell
attempted to choke
Carlesimo on the court,
before the other players
broke it up. Spree hadn’t
had quite enough, however,
and thus visited Carlesimo’s
office after practice and
attacked him again. Ah,
public figures.
Make sure to pick up the
next issue of The
Sentinel to find out where
nextissue
Moving only two sports into Division
I is the first step in what could be a long
process to transfer the whole athletic
department into Division I.
“There are several things we
need to do before we’re ready to
go to Division I. We need more
budget money for our current
programs and to make capital
improvements to our facilities,”
Waples said in an interview with
the Marietta Daily Journal in
December.
The money the department
requires will go toward
recruiting, travel budgets,
equipment, additional personnel and improving facilities.
One way to increase
revenue is to attract more
spectators and supporters of
the athletic program. Winning
teams attract fans and money.
The university has 11 athletic
teams, including cheer and
dance.
The men’s basketball team
won the Division II National
Championship in March 2004,
the women’s soccer team won the
2003 National Championship for
Division II, the baseball team won
the National Championship in 1996
and the softball team won back-to-back
champions in 1995 and 1996.
KSU athletics have won 54 Peach
Belt and Regional championships since
1995. Success in Division II has given the
university national attention. Bringing in more
notable Division I competition such as Georgia
State, Georgia Southern, Georgia, Georgia Tech,
Appalachian State, Alabama and Auburn will draw
more money.
“It’s like the analogy with a married couple.
When is the right time to have a baby? There never
is a right time to do it. We are moving to Division I
now, so in five years we can look back and say I am
glad we did it, instead of waiting and being in the
same place and facing the same problems we have
now,” said Waples when asked if now is the time to
make the move.
The problems KSU will face in
the move to Division I are the golf and
soccer teams will not be eligible to
compete for a national championship
due to the NCAA 2-year transition
period.
“Each player and coach wants to compete
for a national championship whenever they
take the field,” women’s soccer head coach,
Rob King, said. “We understand the regulations, and we will just continue to compete at
the high level we always have.”
The soccer and golf teams will continue to
play a mix of Division I and Division II teams
in 2004 but will play a Division I schedule in
2005.
Another problem is the compliance with
NCAA Division I regulations. One hurdle will
be the need to add three new sports. All
Division I programs must offer at least 14
sports, six men’s sports and eight women’s
sports. KSU currently offers five men’s and
six women’s sports.
According to the Marietta Daily Journal,
Waples said adding women’s volleyball has
been explored, which would be a nice fit for
the new 4500 seat arena. However, Waples
would like to build a gym exclusively dedicated to the new volleyball team.
The university has an ice hockey team,
but it is not funded by the school, nor is it a
part of the current athletic department. The
Owls’ 2003 hockey campaign has been a
successful one with wins against Georgia,
Georgia Tech and Clemson.
“Overall, the season was a huge success.
The boys worked hard all year and overcame
the injuries that hurt us in the middle of the
season,” said Craig MacDonald, the hockey
team’s head coach.
The Owls finished their 2003/2004 season
with a tie against UGA at Phillips Arena. Their
overall record was 15-10-2 record.
Football has also been a buzz for several
years. “Football is something that goes with a
large university, as far as I am concerned,”
Waples said. “But, it’s something that may be
as many as 15-20 years down the road.”
The small university in the shadows of
Kennesaw Mountain is now 18,000 students
strong and stepping up to play with the big
boys, including a trip for the soccer team to
Chapel Hill, NC to face 2003 Division I
champion North Carolina Tarheels.
The following contributed to this article:
Marietta Daily Journal/David Friedlander
ksuicehockey.org
ksuowls.com
ncaa.org
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The beginning of a
great softball career
The Cheerleading squad
hopes to repeat its
impressive performances.
KSU’s McKee wins All-American team,
freshman of the year honors
Richard L. Johnson
Senior Photographer
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anding on the Division II
All-American Team is not
a
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students.kennesaw.edu
bad start for Keri McKee’s
first year playing softball for KSU.
“I thought as a freshman I
would be sitting the bench for most
of the year,” McKee said. “I’m glad
he [head coach Scott Whitlock]
gave me a chance to show what I
can do.”
McKee, who plays first base,
garnered many other awards in this
position. She was named to the
South Atlantic All Region Team,
the Peach Belt Conference All Conference Team, the Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll and
the Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Year.
“I’m glad she plays for me,”
said Scott Whitlock, the softball
head coach. “I knew she was special when we recruited her.”
Whitlock said many larger
schools were pursuing McKee, but
none made the effort he and his staff
did. “We worked very hard to bring
her to the university.”
McKee, a Buford native, said
she did not want to go to a school too
far from home.
“Coach Whitlock really drew
me in,” she said. “He kept calling
me over the summer. He wanted me
to come on a visit.”
McKee said she visited the campus and decided that it was the place
for her.
She said Whitlock has pushed
her to be the best she can. “His work
ethic is amazing,” she said. “Many
people see him as intimidating, but all
he wants is the best for you. I wouldn’t
want to play for anyone else.”
The Owls put together an impressive 2004 season, winning the
Peach Belt Conference title and the
NCAA South Atlantic Region
Championships. Whitlock credited
McKee’s efforts with helping the
team do as well as they did.
While playing softball in high
school, McKee won many awards.
Whitlock said McKee came to KSU
with a lot of skill, and “she keeps
getting better.”
Whitlock said that McKee is
almost always happy.
“She’s fun to be around,”
Whitlock said. “She’s a dream.”
When asked if she will be starting at first base next year, Whitlock
said, “You better believe it.”
PHOTOS BY RICHARD L. JOHNSON | THE SENTINEL
(Top) McKee stretches to make the out at first base.
(Center) Two outs, nobody on, time to go around the horn.
(Bottom) Not just good in the field, Mckee had a great
season at the plate.
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Wednesday, June 23, 2004
Golfer making a name for himself
Shepherd places
14th in National
Championshipnamed AllAmerican
Nathan McCreary
Senior Staff Writer
K
RICHARD JOHNSON | THE SENTINEL
Shepherd digs his way out of a bunker to set up an
important par save.
At the turn after nine holes,
an opportunity to strike, as he jumped
from 21st to 13th with one round Shepherd battled back to a one overremaining. Shepherd shot a 73, one par after a birdie at the tenth hole. “I
felt good after
over-par, in the
ten, but then I just
third round. He
lost my swing.
was seven overThe rain started
par going into the
final round. Chico Kris is a young man that and the conditions worsened a
State University’s
is driven to become
but whatever
J.J. Jakovac was
successful. He has a bit,
the reason my
the leader to start
God-given talent of
swing
left,”
the final day of
competition.
hitting the ball far and Shephard said.
Shepherd
The on-andstraight. Kris has the
was not alone in
off rain during the
physical ability to hit the the rain-dampfinal 18 holes
caused conditions ball as far as most PGA ened course, as
other particiat Victoria Hills to
Tour players.
be more treacher~ Coach Dunlap pants struggled
to pull away from
ous than usual.
each other.
Shepherd
“The condishot a five overtions got bad for
par (77) to finish
the day in 14th place. A double- a brief while, but give Kris credit,”
bogey had him playing catch up in said KSU Golf Head Coach Jon
Dunlap, “he finished the round
the rain.
“I got off to a rough start, but strong and played a tremendously
was able to get things back together,” difficult course very well.”
Several bogeys on the back nine
Shepherd said.
“
“
ris Shepherd finished 14th
in the 72-hole NCAA Di
vision II National Championships held at the Victoria Hills
Golf Club in Deland, Florida during
the 2004 NCAA Division II National Championship Festival.
Shepherd qualified for his first
national championship tournament
by defeating USC-Aiken’s Scott
Brown in the South Regional held at
Wilson Country Club in Wilson,
NC. Shepherd shot two under-par
(70) in the first round, and followed
with an even-par (72) in second
round. Brown and Shepherd were
tied at the end of a rain-shortened
regulation and forced to face off in a
sudden-death playoff. Shepherd was
able to win the third playoff hole and
advance to the National Championship Tournament.
Brown and the USC-Aiken Pacers also advanced to the NCAA
Championship as a team when they
won the Southeast Region. The Pacers finished eight strokes (578) ahead
of KSU (586) for the regional title.
USC-Aiken went on to win the
NCAA Division II Championship.
With an individual invitation,
Shepherd was the only Owl in the
championship tournament. Former
KSU Golf All-American Luke
Stephan said, “This may be good for
Kris. Sometimes when you do not
have the pressure of a team situation
you can relax a bit more.”
After the first day of play, Shepherd was only five strokes behind
the leader, Bobby Thomas from Columbus State. Shepherd birdied the
18th hole to finish three over-par
(75).
The second day was much the
same for Shepherd, who shot another three over-par thanks to two
consecutive birdies to start the round.
He did drop to 21st place as competition became more fierce. Chris
McCormick from University of
Charleston shot an even par in round
two and was atop the leader board.
The third round gave Shepherd
made it impossible for Shepherd to
step up and contend for the championship.
“It wasn’t easy, but it’s the national championship, it isn’t supposed to be easy,” Shepherd said.
J.J. Jakovac (77-70-67-73-287)
won the individual National Championship. Jakovac finished six
strokes ahead of the next place finisher. He was also given the Jack
Nicklaus Award presented by
Dillard’s, Inc. and Hartmarx Corporation, and the Outback Steakhouse
Arnold Palmer Award, and earned
PING All-America First Team
Shepherd’s final tournament
result was 12 over-par 300 (75-7573-77).
Plenty of praise came
Shepherd’s way after his 14th place
finish in the national championship.
The Golf Coaches Association of
America named Shepherd PING
Honorable Mention All-American.
Shepherd’s finish was the best in a
national championship by a KSU
golfer since 1986 when John Hough
won the NAIA Championship.
“Kris is a young man that is
driven to become successful. He has
a God-given talent of hitting the ball
far and straight,” said Dunlap. “Kris
has the physical ability to hit the ball
as far as most PGA Tour players.
There are not many par 5 holes out
there that he cannot reach. He has
the ability to bounce back from a
bad hole, which is what usually affects players most.”
KSU golf is moving to the
NCAA Division I in 2004 and
Dunlap thinks Kris will prove to the
nation why the university deserves
to be in the top division.
“Over the history of KSU golf,
there have always been one or two
individuals on a team that stand out
against the rest,” Dunlap said. “With
our move to DI next year, I look for
Kris to lead our younger players into
a hard work ethic that will benefit
the team once we are post season
eligible in the 06-07 season.”
With the move to Division I,
there is a 2-year transitional period
required by the NCAA, where KSU
will not be eligible to compete for a
national in post season tournaments.
The eligibility issue does not keep
Dunlap from being confident in his
team’s abilities to compete.
“My plan is to have a team
full of talented hard workers like
Kris, Zac Tilton and Oliver
West,” Dunlap said.
Sports • Page 7
Fab 5
Chris Lerstang
Staff Writer
Here at The Sentinel sports offices we enjoy a variety of sports, but we
also recognize that down in the South, college football rules the roost.
So, even though we are still a little over two months away from the first
game, we just could wait to give a little preview of the top five teams for
the 2004 season.
1. Southern Cal
After winning a share of the
national championship last year,
the Trojans reaped the benefits by
getting the country’s best recruiting class, so they are loaded once
again. QB Matt Leinart, who was
third in the nation in passing efficiency last year, is back and has
some young, but highly talented
wideouts to throw to. Besides a
date with a mediocre Virginia
Tech team in the opener, the Trojans schedule is weak, so expect
Southern Cal to be at the top of the
BCS standings when all is said
and done.
2. Oklahoma
The Sooners have the nation’s
best signal caller and Heisman
Trophy winner Jason White back
for his senior season. If he can
repeat last year’s stats of 40 TD’s
and only 10 interceptions, Oklahoma will be national title contenders. Even though they lost
some All-Americans on the defensive side, the talented young
players should be able to fill in
nicely. The Sooners were embarrassed by losses to Kansas State
and LSU to end last year, so they
will be hungry to prove that they
are still among the best. Expect
them to be there.
3. Miami
As the saying goes, the Canes
don’t rebuild, they reload. After
having a record six players picked
in the first round of the NFL draft,
Miami is back with another talented team. Brock Berlin has
been named starting QB, but he
will have to perform better than
last year’s ratio of 17 interceptions
and 12 TD’s to avoid being
benched. The main concern is if
they replace seven starters on defense to hang with the quality
teams. If they can win the opener
against Florida State at home, expect the Hurricanes to run the table
the rest of the way.
4. Georgia
Last year, the Dawgs were supposed to struggle with an inexperienced offensive line and lack of a
big-time running back, and all they
did was go 11-3 and win the SEC
East. Now, everyone is more experienced and Head Coach Mark
Richt has David Greene back for
his senior season. UGA’s defense
is stout and caught a break when
David Pollack decided to return
for Athens. The Dawgs seem to
have all the ingredients to make a
run at their first national championship since 1980.
5. LSU
The Bayou Bengals are fresh
off a share of the national championship and look like they have
what it takes to defend their title.
The defense is probably the best in
the nation and will keep them in
every game. The main concern for
Head Coach Nick Saban is finding
a successor for Matt Mauck at quarterback. The Tigers must travel to
Athens to face UGA for a game
that will hold major BCS implications. If they can pull that one off,
LSU could be in the running for a
second consecutive national championship.
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