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Volume 77, Number 18
Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Durant, Oklahoma 74701
two new voices
airwaves in Durant. The radio station at South
Southeastern has initiated its first
show. 9 1 .9 FM, KSSU, "The voice of SOSU"
is back on the air after a semester of transmitter
After studying research on the listening pat
terns of people, they determined that most
people listen to their radio in the morning while
preparing for work or school.
The staff then received a proposal from two
very determined guys, saying that they wanted
to host a morning show on the college radio
station. The staff was excited about this idea, so
the guys prepared for their launch into the
world of morning radio.
First, there had to be
students. So came the name ofthe show, Deliri
with Dave and Aubrey. With a name, Dave
scholarships taxable?" "What
earned income credit mean?" "Do I have to
return if my
questions and many others can be
by trained students participating in
the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)
The VITA center is located in the audito
Shawn Runyan, freshman in wildlife conservation,
found a chair outside of the Morrisson building to
rest in while
his ride home,
from 6 to 8 p.m. through
7. The center will be closed March 17
and March 3 1 for school holidays. No reserva
Bookstore up for lease
store contractors in the U.S.
received from Follett, Wallace and Texas book
the status of the campus bookon book costs to students
companies," said Johnson.
"The university will continue
being put to rest. For a long period of time
the university has been looking at options to
enable them to recover their large investment
in book inventory.
the property and the chosen contractor will
basically lease. A final decision should be
"Most schools look at
type of alterna
tives when budgets have been cut.
bookstore contractor is
viable alternative," said
Johnson, assistant vice president, business af
for this leasing; however, the university has not
reached a final decision on which contractor to
requested proposals for leasing
companies. Bids were accepted
Barnes and Noble, one of the two largest book
made any day now. We are negotiating pres
ently with Barnes and Noble, even though no
definite decision has been made. If all goes
well, there won'tbe any noticeable changes in
were set to
changes to speed up the process of students
"All jobs are still secure and all present
employees will stay on the payroll. I think
students will observe quicker service, same
pricing and overall better service," said
KSSU, page 8
B esides earning extra credit for the Taxation
phasis is on teaching individuals how to file a
return rather than just completing it for them.
"I look at it as a learning process," Hobbs
said. "If they need it this year, they won't be
back next year because they have learned to
prepare them (tax returns) on their own."
The program is designed to assist taxpayers
who file simple tax returns such as the 1 040EZ,
1 040A or 1 040 (Schedule A or B) Taxpayers
II class, the program offers students
opportunity to perform community service.
"Some people have never filed before," said
Bobbie Crawford, senior in accounting and
computer information systems. "They are un
sure of what to do. After they leave they have
more confidence and are not apprehensive about
Crawford enjoys the
what she learned in class to "real world situa
complex returns should seek the
services of a paid tax professional, according
"It is one thing to do one or two problems out
VITA, page 8
The debate team of Southeastern has had another
tion of hazardous waste.
popular cases on this topic include global
warming, species diversity, and the subject of environ
This year the resolution (topic) is "Resolved: the
federal government should increase regulations to
substantially decrease the production and /or emission
of environmental pollutants
this season, one at Southwest Texas State and the other
The team this year consists of Matt Gerber, senior in
Sarah Umlauf, freshman in biology.
Gerber and Aul act as assistant coaches andresearch
computer and design
and assistant professor of accounting, the em
Johnson stressed that the only changes to be
pricing," said Johnson.
Freshman debators discuss
aids for the freshman debaters.
The team is directed by Shannon McCraw, director
squad will be traveling to two more tournaments
at the Novice National
Championships at Northwestern
University in Chicago.
Although the team will not participate at the National
Debate Tournament at Liberty University, everyone
involved is hopeful next season the team can make the
jump into the varsity division and return Southeastern to
the National Debate Tournament.
Gerber and Aul attended the National Debate Tourna-
The squad has traveled to tournaments in Las Vegas,
North Texas and
The freshmen posted two or more wins at each of
these tournaments in the junior varsity division.
This season, the affirmative case presented by the
team involves increased restrictions on the incinera
ment in 1 994, 1 995 and 1 996.
of yet on next season's
can bet the debaters will spend lots of
time in the
as soon as
topic is released.
Cravens and Umlauf, both Texas natives, will be
returning next season to debate for Southeastern.
"When you accept
position like .this you
said. "I don't
commit to these type of things unless I can put
The world is
shrinking and the importance
of international trade and business affects all
Robert Masters, dean of the School of Busi
ness, will be able to have some
impact on the
education of international business as
elected member to the Board of Directors of
Academy of Business Disci
the benefits of be
to the IABD include
all other business academia from all
world, which is different than
professors from the U.S." and having South
represented in international leader
supervisor, Joe Wiley, executive
vice president of academic affairs, supports
these kinds of endeavors which helped make
his decision easy.
The IABD was established eight years ago
as a world wide, non-profit organization, es
tablished to foster and promote education in all
of the functional and support
The main focus of the IABD is
extending knowledge in areas of business
to ultimately create integrating theory that spans
The time and travel
100 percent towards them."
Masters added that he has comfort in know
college students want to get
Food!" Free food is an excellent
communication; Heather Aul, senior in communica
tion; Billy Cravens, freshman in communication; and
all book contractors
listen. "What do
The Board of
the third floor of the Russell
"How do you
morning when you wake up?" was incentive to listen to a radio show. Dave and
the question they asked. The answer came
Aubrey spent the next day visiting local restau
faster than they realized. After a good night' s
rants. They managed to get quite a few of the
rest, they woke up to the answer.
restaurants interested in their show and to
They concluded that when you wake up you donate prizes.
feel, delirious; a perfect name for a morning
Then they needed to promote their show to
show that is directed to an audience of college let
everyone know about it. Dave managed to
The next step to make the show
to get prizes that would entice
feel in the
Students get tax
time out between classes to shoot
Clay Archey, freshman in pre-medicine, take
few games of pool, (photo by Dana Bell)
Illegal parking Ideal heart
you in the spirit of hostility and
menace!" Oh, wait, this isn't the Republican
National Convention, sorry.
In the last week or two, I have had several
unrelated persons ask me what drug I take
frosty Monday morning
before I write my column.
This ticks me off like a
onto the Southeastern
drive your car
campus anxious to get to your 8:30
The parking lot in front ofthe Admin
building is tightly packed with
parking spot somewhere in front of the
As the windshield wipers vigorously
packed full of
"the hit man."
things, I watched
Jesse Helms the other day say that U.S. involvementin the International Chemical Weap
ons Treaty would be a bad idea.
Where do these people come from? True,
Oh, I bet Mike would
Day, haven't we all?
anxiously waiting, I asked myself,
"What would make the ideal V-Day?"
Then I answered my question. Using a
patented mathematical formula I developed, I
computed the perfect Valentine's Day.
The result: Watching a big pink fuzzy rabid
rabbit hop onto the set ofMTV s Singled Out"
and systematically kill everyone would be
nerve gas, but
shouldn't national protection against chemical
before Mr. Helms' air
planet of chemicals whose purpose is to wipe
out mass populations.
If this were a more perfect world, this Sun
day afternoon we Could all watch Mike Wall ace
give Jesse Helms a deep, cold stare and ask,
"What in the hell were you thinking?" But, I
you we've wrep fwrwo
MONTHS AND WMEVERTALK
Upon deciding that parking in front of
the B aptist Student Union will make you
late for class, you decide to search the lot
in front of the
The U.S. should take the lead of ridding the
Senator Helms is one-fifth
to Valentine' s
hot cup of chamo
which brings up an
Some guy is
Another point, I have been looking forward
who agree to do
interview with Mike Wallace thinking?
like to know what kind of books I read."
Sure I have my eccentricities. For instance,
every Sunday afternoon I enjoy watching 60
mile or Earl Grey tea,
What are the people
Now that would be Valentine's
And while he' s making the river glow, Mike
perfectly ideal. Wouldn't it?
friend of mine, Albert
Einstein, said it best when he said, "Imagina
tion is more important than knowledge."
the cold rain from your view,
you cruise through the lots near the sci
ence and Fine Arts buildings finding
by Russell Gray
TTien this guy thinks,
plutonium in the Potomac river after sending in
his "fixed" income tax return just before he met
someone in a darkened ally who calls himself
You drive on hoping to find
Wallace calls him via cell phone and asks for an
computer science build
You spy a vacant place on the far end
of the lot when someone with maneuver
1 DON'T KN0WANYTHIN6
skills better than yours beats you to
Finally, you decide parking on the far
end of the lot
Dr. Pam Bumstead
from the Adminis
needs internal controls
will have to do.
On the way to class you notice several
If this scenario
What seems to be the most irritating is
the fact that people are parking illegally
to convenience themselves while mak
the lives of all of us.
good example of selfishness is
someone parking in a handicapped
marked zone without an adequate tag.
People are doing this and not only
does it inconvenience those who really
need the space, but it really shows a lack
of thankfulness for not needing the space.
There are those who park illegally,
squeezing their vehicle into an invisible
at the end of a row near a main
The Theory of Relativity is wrong! No, I am
the current trend in
practice is very dangerous be
cause someone pulling out of the lot is
unable to see oncoming traffic.
They just have to pull out and hope
which propagates the theory of moral relativity
and situational ethics.
mantra chant of today s higher learning,
if it feels
sounds right but does it mean I
if it feels
The answer is
I believe it was Oliver W. Holmes that once
said, and I paraphrase, the right to swing your
fist ends when it hits my nose."
The question used to be, where do you draw
the line? Now the question is, should there be
any line at all?
There must be
of internal controls.
a free society,
Every day new layers
stripped from our social structure,
and every day another girder of morality is torn
from our collective
Quite frankly, America is losing her soul. I
we can stop this trend, ( I am not a
fatalist) and save our nation for the ones whom
students under the
weekly during the
Southeastern do not
necessarily represent those of
except during examinations
school year and bi
Here's where it gets real. It starts with you
and I. We must examine our own motivations.
change, but we must be willing
to sacrifice. We can never underestimate the
power of the individual to effect a society.
The solution is as simple as this: love God
your neighbor as you do yourself.
What's that? The absolute truth?
appearing in by-lined articles,
the individual writer. Opinions
of the editorial board.
It is the
only true and workable solution to
our ethics problems in government, moral cor
ruption in our schools, and the decline of our
modern religious institutions. It is truly a point
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some things are abso
lutely right and some things are absolutely
wrong. It has always been and it will always
John Adams said in 1798, Our Constitu
tion was made for a moral and religious people,
with all your mind, will and emotions, and love
absolute truth then there could be
really takes the front row of
parking irritations is those who
ours, must maintain its freedom with a
Everyone is entitled to disagree with this
line of thinking,but consider this: if thereis one
would have to be true all of the time wouldn't
waiting for their husbands to come home, and
for daddy to tell them a bedtime story.
A man that pays for sex with a prostitute is
distroying his own soul.
The idea of prostitution being legalized and
the very fact people would support such legis
lation, tells me just how much damage situ
ational ethics has done to our society.
Concerning the assumption there is no abso
lute truth, would require an absolute truth. It
The victims in this
Larry Flint blush with shame.
prostitution, a victimless crime.
There is no such thing as a victimless crime.
slogans have brought our nation to a
moral decay that would make even
be, regardless of what you,
for the government of
One may ask why I'm even talking about
this. Recently 20/20 ran a story on the question
talking about? Simply, slogans
feels good, do it," and the popular
We are progressing to the
for the best
inconvenient at times, there is adequate
While parking at Southeastern seems
The Southeastern is
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parked illegally on striped areas or
grass and you wonder why you don't
just join the illegally parked crowd.
At least these folks won't be winded
verification. The editor
space will not only
cost you a ticket from the campus police
right to edit letters for space
limitations and to comply wKh
but may produce a burden of fault for
such a person should there be an actual
emergency situation happen where
people's lives are at risk
Even if you have to come to school an
Every effort will beN
made to preserve the
early to get your favorite parking
place, or, if you have to hike from the
farther end of any parking lot, at least
you won't have that gnawing guilt feel
ing, knowing you are risking the lives of
others just because you are too lazy to
make an adjustment.
of the letter. Letters
question: Why is
which nobody has
Actually,the daytime scene is quite mild.
How many people have a subscription to
No let me rephrase tha.t. American society
candy-coated in it with no possible
reverting back to any decency we once
somehow supposed to please
the carnal passions and desires of all the day
room scenes are
Although I do watch soaps sometimes to
get a good laugh I don't watch them to gain
some sort of sexual pleasure. (If
watch for the acting, I am not talking to you).
Honestly, why don't people want more out
of themselves than the
those at this
moment. I am referring to the fact that America
is obsessed with
Turn on your television after 1 0 p.m. on any
When you turn on daytime television, what
is it you see (besides bad acting)?
Drawn out storylines wrapped around bed
means; I am not
mailed to the above address
night, and you will find the most repulsive
display of trash I think I have ever seen.
These people have no regard for each other.
They don' t care who they wake up with or how
many times they are with a different person.
I know these people are merely actors work
ing for a paycheck, but I also know that they are
portraying an image of which I don't particu
What about the matter of AIDS?
This disease came about only in the past 30
years. I know that there were other contribut
breed the strand of
living additions, and, yes, sex.
Horfestly though, it is still spreading.
Some people get this disease through other
image that gets pumped through this
country is leading us down a road from which
Subscriptions are $10 per year.
rate cards are
available upon request
no return, if no control is taken over
what is put out on the "information
Adult entertainment would be just that if
only adults were the ones viewing it; unfortu
nately, they are not. It is very easy for kids to
be exposed to this adult entertainment. Both
television and magazines hand it to them on a
The only thing I can do is take a
and look at the destruction taking place around
Oklahoma Collegiate Press
Oklahoma Press Association
I do believe
sex is a beautiful
thing, at the
that it could
be regarded as the beautiful thing that it is.
With the misuse that it has had, I only
some people realize the
long lasting effects it
can have on a life before it is too late.
delivered to Fine Arte 203.
"The educated man is
one who has finally
discovered that there
If anyone has a truthful jeal answer for me
I would like to find out
of our culture
part of our culture?
Words to live
too much a
Student Press Law Center
available in the Office of
Admissions and Records
(A309) and Department of
The Southeastern Dance
Company auditions are open
for all interested students. No
experience is required. The
auditions will be on
Thursday, Feb. 20 from 5:30
to 7:30 p.m. and on Friday,
Feb. 21 from 3 to 5 p.m. in
Mathematics (MTH 1 1 6.)
Deadline is Friday, Feb. 28.
the Visual and Performing
Arts Center. A Student
American Association of
University Women (AAUW) is
taking applications for the
physics, Spanish, economics,
computers, accounting or art
If you need
call ext. 2558 for information.
graduate this Spring with an
undergraduate degree need
to secure from their major
field department chairperson
Directed Showcase will be
written verification of all
The BSA and other local
students will be sponsoring
song, dance, drama and
poetry presentation entitled
"African American Anthem" in
the Little Theatre on Feb. 1 9
Baptist Student Union
invites everyone to hear the
The submissions deadline for
poetry, prose, short stories
and art work for Green Eggs
and Hamlet are Feb. 14.
Submission forms are
available in both the Art
department and the English
life-changing experience of
graduation plans will be
Friday, April 4, 1 997. An
appointment is recomended.
work for the major,
obtain an official copy of all
transfer work not already on
file in the Registrars' office
and make an appointment for
the final graduation check in
the Registrars' office. The
Manylo Black, freshman in chemistry, and Joe "Country" Nault, sophmore in conservation,
play ball on one of the warmer days of this semester, (photo by Kim Bumstead)
The International students
association will be sponsoring
their second annual
Students who have been
through the Regisrtrar's office
The dates for Savage
cheerleader auditions have
been set. There will be a
Valentines Party tonight at
9:30 in the Side Walk Cafe.
They will be playing bingo,
Sunday, April 19
tryouts will be
Wednesday, April 26. There
giving prizes and
tonight at 9
will also be various clinics set
up before these two dates.
For more information contact
Liz McCraw in the office of
plans but have
paid the $20 fee, need to
do so as soon as possible.
The fee should be paid in the
refreshments will be provided.
The general student
population is invited to join in
the festivites. For
business office and the
receipt presented to the
Registrar's office. Make your
information contact the office
of student life.
The Student Publications
office will be closed all day
Tuesday, Feb. 1 8.
at 5 p.m. will be the
deadline for student
Leaders for this year have
been named. There is a list
in the office of
There will be a meeting
following the deadline at 5:30
studen^ll^^^ fqrall delegates.
Happy Valentines day to
everyone from the Student
Sylvia Stayton, 63 year old
grandmother of 1 0, was
arrested and convicted of a
misdemeanor for interfering
with an officer on official
police business. Her crime,
depositing fifteen cents in
two parking meters that had
resident will face up to 90
days in jail and a $750 fine.
education program. His
program would make families
earning less that $100,000 a
year eligible for a $1 ,500 tax
Feb. 6 to
Bucaram, also known as "El
a first year in
also offers a
tuition or job-training costs.
He is also seeking a 20
Locow, for "mental incapacity ."
The congress did this after a
six month period of political
stunts and public outbursts of
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adaptable bobcat is
a variety of habi
last week of bottle feeding
tats, from mountain ranges
to prairies, from subtropi
Being so strong for its
realitively small size, it
kills its larger prey by bit-
cal of bobcats.
"He chews up and eats
towels, blankets, socks,
shoestrings, shoes, furni
ture, pillows and shirts,"
cal swamps to deserts.
Bobcats even are right at
Barnes said. "He tries my
living with Clay
Barnes, sophomore in
(named after Bob) when
he was 16 days old. Seger
items, Seger has certain
toys he likes. Barnes said
that once he gets one, it is
impossible to get it away
Barnes purchased Seger
within two to three
gin early. The gestation
period for bobcats is ap
proximately 45 days,"
be reared to be tame,
that he still isn't
wild," Barnes said.
from a licensed breeder and
special license from the
Department of Wildlife
Just because he is be-
And boisterous doesn't
ing raised as a pet, it doesn't
Barnes said. "The kittens
for elimination, just like a
housecat; and he has been
For pets, they are usually taken from their moth
that must be renewed each
Seger is active and en
ergetic," Barnes said. "He
is very playful, but rough,
and usually too rough for
regular housecats. Even
he is small, he is
Seger' s appetitie
wild, but with some differ
every feeding, so we
switched him over to Kal-
Kan cat food.
bits and hares, to ruffled
and sharp-tailed grouse,
However, these hors
are not on
"For the first month,
and mashed po
A bobcat is about the
size of a retriever
Bobcats are good swim
in front of the
of the skull.
mers, but rarely go into the
Building looking for something
ing and clawing at the base
Kal-Kan, he also enjoys
Clay Barnes, attacks the trash
appetites running from rab
Bobcats in the wild have
compares to bobcats in the
mula of eggs, yogurt, baby
cereal, evaporated milk and
chicken or beef babyfood,"
striped and spotted with
black, providing it excellent camouflage.
Its coat is
Still, during hot
weather they sometimes sit
of water to
loves to be out
doors and loves the water
Barnes said. "He bites con
stantly when he is playing
at 5 a.m. when he
Wild bobcats creep up
on their prey until they are
close enough to pounce on
and kill the animal.
Seger has large teeth and
strong jaws, which is typi-
Seger was named for the musical artist, Bob Seger.
Clay Barnes hugs and kisses Seger, his bobcat.
February 1 3,
all his hard work.
Students from Southeastern
along with students from Okla
homa Baptist University are
preparing opera scenes for the
Oklahoma Opera Festival
which will be presented on Sat
urday, Feb. 22
Southeastern will perform a
Figaro by Mozart.
The opera program at South
opera theater at that time.
The purpose ofthe festival is
bring opera students of vari
Oklahoma universities to
gether with a nationally known
The director for this years
festival will be Edwin Quistorff
eastern and the coordination of
the opera festival is under the
direction of Mrs. Betty Wintle.
Quistorff holds music
Southeastern students in
volved will be
Brandie Jones, Emily Rodgers,
Ruiel Doonkeen, and Christian
will be accompa
by Ken Johansen, staff
I'm really looking forward
to my first Oklahoma Opera
Festival," said Betty Wintle, in
structor of music. "I'm privi
leged to have such a wonderful
group of vocal students partici
music at Central
from DePaul University and
He has been
for more than thirty
years and has directed and per
formed in many operas and ora
pating. I'm also very thankful
to Ken Johansen for energy and
startedin 1988 by the late Pablo
for the Okla
homa OperaFestival is provided
by the Oklahoma Arts Council.
Support is also provided by the
Red River Arts Council and the
Durant Chamber ofCommerce.
The festival starts
day, Feb. 20. All rehearsals will
be open to the public.
Theatre at Southeastern is pre
senting a melodrama by Bill
Johnson to benefit the Oklahoma
Southeastern Theatre students.
Shakespearean Festival (OSF).
The theatrical production en
titled "Dirty Work at the Cross
roads" or Tempted, Tried and
Also in this play
Performances will be Thurs
15, in Southeastern's Visual and
Asterbilt and is also the assistant
Performing Arts Center (VPAC).
The play is reminiscent of the
silent films when they came into
director of the
color and sound.
ior in theatre, and Fleurette- Misti
General admission for "Dirty
Works" is $ 1 5 and reduced admis
love of her life Adam Oakhart,
sion for senior citizens, and South
For information call (405) 924-
played by Jeremy Macguouirk,
freshman in theatre.
0121 ext. 2944between2:30and5
p.m. weekdays. Tickets
array of charac
ters with stereotypical names that
make up this
Gay- 1 890' s
Stampede is one of many Dollywood productions
Dolly Parton. Doolen is a
Alpha Sigma Tau sorority, as well
academic organizations on campus.
from Southeastern in
teacher assistant for the Durant High
School program and is currently student teaching
Doolen also teaches piano and
violin lessons to many students,
Chorvettes travel back
to the Fabulous Fifties
travel back in time on Friday, Feb.
14 and Saturday, Feb. 15 with their
dinner show, the "Fabulous Fif
be in the Fine Arts Recital
Dinner and the show will start
Hall unless otherwise noted.
at 6:30 p.m. in the Ballroom on the
decided to invite
campus of Southeastern.
Craige, director ofthe Chorvettes.
After the performance, there
will be a mini-sock hop with audi
up by the Three Valley Museum
where authentic fifties memora
pler era," said Craige. "The '50s
Also, audience members will
be able to request their favorite
number to add to the enjoyment of
Wintle, soprano; Ken
well as other contest winners.
had to worry about explicit
or bad subject matter."
The conceit will feature trom
For reservations to the dinner
Monday, Feb. 24 at 7:30p.m.
Guest Faculty Recital:
Starla Hibler, pianist Tues
day, Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m.
University Chorale and
Chamber Singers Conceit.
Tuesday, March 4 at 7:30p.m.
Faculty Recital: John
Solomons. Thursday, March
6 at 7:30 p.m.
March 13 at 7:30 p.m.
of bands at Antlers
guest conductor, John
Parnell, conductor of bands
Symphonic Band, which
usually plays more advanced mu
sic than the conceit band, consists
majors as well as other
The Chorvettes perform one of their many song and dance routines during
(photo by Kim Bumstead)
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Band on Thursday, Feb. 20, at the
Southeastern Visual and Perform
In addition to the dinner show,
ing telegram for $10. A singing
telegram with a balloon is $14, or
a singing telegram and fudge for
prices ranging from $12.50 to
$22.50, depending on the size of
the fudge ordered.
"The gala will be a time to kick
back and remember
bilia will be on display to the pub
skirts and saddle oxfords. There
Come get in shape at
its way (if not already) to
becoming the classic of the pop
There will be a '50s exhibit set
val, Thursday through Satur
day Feb. 20-22;concert on
For those audience members
said the '50s music is
"If you are lucky, Elvis just
might pay a visit," saichMary Ann
get into the
spirit, they can dress in their favor-
bands. "The concert also benefits
lip sync contest,
their first conceit in conjunction
with the Durant Middle School
bone soloist Chris
Southeastern Opera Festi
cert, Thursday, Feb. 20 at7:30
director of Southeastern
ing Arts Center
A dinner of hamburgers,
cheeseburgers, hotdogs, fries and
shakes will be served by wait
resses on skates using original diner
the middle school," said David
the middle school band;
Other contests include
audiences with the
being offered during Feb
Members of the Southeastern
Symphonic Band will perform in
Sherry Quaid, who plays Nellie Lovelace, and Jeremy Macgouirk,
Oakheart, star in "Dirty Works at the Cross Roads"
presented to benefit OSF. (photo by Dana Bell)
We perform a lot with the high
Sturch, trumpet. Thursday,
Saturday, at 7 p.m.
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Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Southeastern Band Con
Rhinegold, playedby LathaChampion junior in theatre.
They attempt to undermine the
happiness of the innocent heroine
Nellie Lovelace, played by Shari
Quaid freshman in theatre, and the
Vining, trombone. Tuesday,
manager for theatre at Southeast
ern says that she believes "the play
and his cohort, Ida
Chris Moore, trumpet; David
Gormley, freshman undecided.
Renee Wilborn, public rel ations
playedby Jason Kirkpatrik, sopho
more in theatre,
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February 13, 1997
But I didn' t realize we would
Savages got off to a fast
start again on the road and beat the
Southwestern Bulldogs, 84-74, last
night in Weatherford
The Savages are now 20- 1 over
all and 9- 1 in the Oklahoma Inter
collegiate Conference (OIC).
They have a two game lead over
place East Central
The Savages slipped one spot in
this week's NAIA
poll going into
Lady Savages drop to second
from Eric Woolley, Corey Carter,
Jeff Stanley, Kevin Gordon and
During the game against the
Bulldogs last night, the Savages
were led by David Glover's 26
points. The 6-5 center from Okla
packed house. That's
work hard and
figures scoring 15
and 13, respectively.
scored eight. Jason Fletcher added
both in double
Savages don't get much
rest before Northeastern comes to
Robinson wasn't pleased with his
They shot 66 percent last night.
"I think we are a little more
quite many dis
tractions. The kids get to sit on the
bus and think about the
Not many would have guessed
that the Savages would have 20
wins in 21 games.
"I knew we had a special team,"
"I didn't know
leadership comes from five seniors.
They do a super job. I knew we
would be pretty good for that rea
Mike Gatewood tossed in
five, and Stanley had two.
overall and 8-2 in the conference
behind Southwestern at 1 8-3 over
all and 8-1 in the conference.
Tracy Bougere was top scorer
Lady Savages with 19
Bloomer Sullivan Gymnasium on
Monday, Feb. 17.
philosophy here at
Southeastern that we are either get
both scored 1 3
Natalie Gray both had four points.
"If s a constant battle. You have
and that is the
nities to support the Savages when
versity in Ada on Saturday,
22. Game time is 6 p.m.
ages defeated USAO, 80-53, in
outscored Cameron, 88-81, last
the team goes to East Central Uni
OnMonday night, the Lady Sav
Lady Bulldogs. They dug a
by losing at
improve everday. We're not
nearly good enough to go where
hole for themselves
the game with an almost unheard
of four game winning streak over
play has nothing to do with it
points. Lari Ann
had six and DeShunda Babb and
ery single possession, and the score
has nothing to do with it. Who you
we want to
Mo Deeb had 15
Watson added 1 1 ; ShawnaFolsom
"To get better you have got to
play against the game. You have
to strive for
the OIC post-season tournament.
The Lady Savages go to 19-3
Vickie Schved and
chance at the conference
title and home court
Lady Savages can only hope
that the Lady Bulldogs lose to East
Central University on Saturday to
out," Robinson said. "It has al
didn' t feel that we closed the game
Savages also get to enjoy a
rare back-to-backhome stand when
Game time for this game is at 6
p.m. rather than the usual 8 p.m.
regular season back home
With the loss to Southwestern,
The Lady Savages will travel to
Feb. 22 and finish
pivotal game for the eighthLady Savages, they now
fall to second place in the Okla
homa Intercollegiate Conference
to inclement weather.
tered the game averaging 60 per
cent from the field on the road.
a bad price to see a top
10, conference leading basketball
on the road," said
Robinson, following the game.
road-weary Savages are
to returning home.
"We're tired right now,"
Robinson said. "We are making
of Southwestern in
It's free to all students and fac-
City entered the game aver
aging 1 1.5 points per game.
which was cancelled on Feb. 1 due
The Lady S avages lost their sec
ond game of the season last night
to the 12th ranked Lady Bulldogs
people, and they'd appreciate it if
they (the fans) would come out (to
Savages continued their
winning streak this past week de
feating Cameron, 55-48, in Lawton
on Saturday night.
They also beat USAO, 84-69, at
home on Monday night.
The game against the USAO
Drovers saw the Savages up by 30
points before finishing the game
night's game ranked number
ninth in the nation.
Our kids like to entertain
Carter and Brandon Lee
with loss to Southwestern, 90-85
"We have got to win at home
both Saturday and Monday," said
Saturday in Langston.
The Lady Savages return home
for a matchup with Northeastern
Saturday, Feb. 15. Northwestern
will come to town
Feb. 17, to
Tifney Kelly had 13 points against the Southwestern
Lady Bulldogs, but ran into foul trouble early during the
second half of the game. The Lady Savages lost to
Southwestern, 90-85. (photo by Kim Bumstead)^
Intramural Basketball Schedule
Activity Center on
west side of the gym
Savages top scorer last night
against the Southwestern Bulldogs with 26 points. He
is averaging 1 1 .5 points per game. Glover scored 12
points against USAO on Monday, Feb. 10. He is also
leading the OIC in field goal percentage shooting 61 .4
percent from the field, (photo by Kim Bumstead)
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said Elaine Robinson, junior in
orCameroa Those schools offer
bined talents of the whole team
up to six full-ride scholarships and,
thus, attract the better tennis play
Coach Pat Mauldin should have
difficulty deciding who
play in which spot when
in the country.
"Usually the number one (from
schools) is a foreign student
they are always awesome,"
As such, the
rely on the com
"on any given day, one will
beat the other one."
year than last
LADY, page 8
suggestion. Rather, "the
and Coach Mauldin sat
who should play in what spot.
"We are lucky we don' t have
pleasure to work with and
this weekend because he has been
world, we can hold our
do pretty well. We'll be
play in the number one spot this weekend
Lady Savages, (photo by Kim Bumstead)
Jessica Doughty will
against some of
the bigger schools," Miexel said.
Upward Bound is
program which selects
but may need extra
Transfer student Roberto Lavila prepares for
Lone Star Tourn.
March 4 ^WkEast Central
March 7-8 ^
March 1 3
going to college
help getting there.
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minimum GPA of 3.0,
March 1 0
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? If you will
tal game are a concern.
"Jamie (Donjuan) needs to be
this weekend. His health and men
Mauldin doesn't have any
Miexel is hopeful he will be better
to the team this
Donjuan will play number two
team who has recruited from all
own," Mauldin said. 'Tor
year. He transferred to Southeast
ern from Laredo (Texas) Junior
for. Well, maybe a scholarship
could you ask
said. "He has a good, all-around
game. He will play number one
fun to be around."
any personality conflicts,"
Mauldin said after practice.
The more experienced players
are Jaime Donjuan and Roberto
Lavila. The two will play in the
number one and two singles slots
during the season. They will also
team up playing as the Savages
nis court earlier this week and
discussed among themselves
concrete stands next to the ten
two seasons on
finishing second," said Miexel. "I
MEN, page 8
second year helping Keith Baxter
with the coaching responsibilities.
one," added Robinson.
They didn't use Robinson's
compete in men's tennis.
1993-1995, before becoming
to do a lot
year) and the
assistant coach. Miexel is in his
better because of
the tennis team for Southeastern in
in the Collin County
Tournament, Friday and Satur
day, Feb. 14-15, in Piano,
"He needs to
instinct. He has all the skills.
begin play this week
end in the Collin County Tournament in Piano, Texas, Friday and
Saturday, Feb. 14-15.
According to Scott Miexel,
graduate student assistant coach,
this is a rebuilding year. However,
it is looking better than past years.
The Savages finished fourth last
Only five teams in the
Oklahoma Intercollegiate Confer
the women's tennis team be
"I think he is
will have to
elementary education, about the
1997 Lady Savage tennis team.
If that's the case, third-year
The men' s tennis team has been
scholarships to offer the caliber of
player who goes to Northeastern
gearing up for the upcoming
compete in tournament
effectively work with
teenagers to help them realize their
and to increase their
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Course and Curriculum
Have you ever asked those age
old questions "Why do I need
algebra?" and ^What am I going to
use it for?" Next spring students
will have the opportunity to an
swer these questions for them
the Division of
Oty, department chair of
mathematics, BrettElliott, instruc
tor mathematics, Bryon Clark, as
and John McArthur, assis
professor physical sciences,
a proposal to the National
Their proposal was accepted by
for $84,920 to develop the new
curriculum. The NSF received al
hope to answer the ques
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tive group exercises with a math
ematician or scientist as a modera
and teach the skills at the
time," said Oty.
They want to develop a new
interdisciplinary course, take it to
tor. There will also be guest lectur-
Objectives of the course are, to
increase scientific literacy, student
between math and sci
the General Education Committee
most 510 submitted proposals and
and try to make it a general educa
awarded about 100
for future teachers to
1998 semester. The four
together gathering cur
riculum information for the
will be col-
lege algebra level with more group
basic algebra and quantitative rea
soning skills that are essential for a
thorough mastery of basic science
Each segment will consist of
class discussions and collabora
skills and the
math into the classroom.
"By relating math and science
topics that a student might en
counter in everyday life this course
would hopefully make each more
meaningful to the students," said
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continued from page 7
to the team are
Robinson, Jessica Doughty, Emy
The strategy of putting
Williams and Paula Gander. Join
in a certain position is important as
ing the team this season are fresh
men Krystal Young and Jennifer
Johnson and transfer junior Jes
The Lady Savages will rotate
the team competes both individu
ally and as a team.
between the number one and seven
will also rotate
spots in singles throughout the sea-
two and three doubles team.
the number one,
dated," said Liz McCraw, director
and the black student association
ofstudent affairs. "The atmosphere
Miexel' s second
The other team
tion is also based
playing singles are Clay
Archey (freshman in chemistry),
Ryan Eidsness (junior in chemis
try), Curtis Reese (senior in health
and physical education) and
Preston Harbuck (freshman in gen-
Archey and Eidsness
earned at each level.
Strong play in the number four and
five spots are important for the
Savages to score well as a team,
especially playing the Redmen
from Northeastern, who
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It is free to attend the book talk.
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in OIC tennis this year.
The book that has been selected
pected to continue their dominance
Masters has been
"It is one thing to do one or two
at the book talk will be very, very
the team of Reese and Harbuck.
the book talks
two whatever level he
experience of being number one or
The office of student life (OSL)
continued from page 7
and I hope people won' t be intimi
There will be a book talk taking
The doubles teams will matchup
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