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By Seth Weber City Editor
Students like senior Magen Greer have been lis- tening to students’ problems for class credits.
The Listening Post, listed as FCS-4800, is a class devoted to teaching students how to be effective listeners. The class is worth 1-3 cred- its depending on how many hours of listening are done each week, said Laura Landry-Meyer, associate professor of family and consumer sciences.
The first 3-4 weeks of the class are focused on teaching students how to be good listen- ers, said senior Christina Baldwin, a teach- ing assistant for the class. Students start at the Listening Post during the fourth week of classes, which is located in the Union next to Starbucks.
Landry-Meyer said the goal of the class is for students to learn active listening and “giving the gift of attention.”
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 VOLUME 94, ISSUE 21 WWW.BGNEWS.COM
ESTABLISHED 1920 | An independent student press serving the campus and surrounding community THE BG NEWS
FALCONS WIN LATE EBOLA SCARE The BG men’s soccer team defeated Cleveland State Tuesday night. Jacob Roth Scored the lone goel in extra time to give BG the 1-0 win. | PAGE 3
Columnist Deanna Huffman talks about Ebola and how we need a surgeon general to calm such fears. She says we need to put political agendas aside in order to bet- ter the country. | PAGE 4
Dorion Lewis Freshman, Undecided
DO YOU PREFER TO HAVE PEOPLE GIVE YOU ADVICE OR SIMPLY LISTEN TO YOU?
“I would rather have people give me advice because you can learn a lot more listening as opposed to talking.”
HEALTHY LIVING
Upperclassmen dorms nonexistent Freshmen allowed to stay in any residence hall
By Cassie Sullivan Assistant Managing Editor
As freshmen, some University students look forward to moving into “upperclassmen” resi- dence halls once their first year is complete.
But upperclassmen-only residence halls technical- ly don’t exist.
“People have perceived and [it] has become known as upperclassmen residence halls, are actu- ally some would call our nicer residence halls,” said Sarah Waters, direc- tor of Residence Life. “Upperclassmen have
gravitated to those build- ings in their second year.”
Waters said one of the reasons is that stu- dents are attracted to the suite-style [Founders and Falcon Heights], air conditioning and bigger rooms [Offenhaur].
Part of a strategy brought to Residence Life by the President’s Office and Student Life asked for freshmen to be put into Falcon Heights this year.
“We were asked to look at it by the Presidents’ Off ice and Student Affairs,” Waters said. “We have a lot of students who in their first years, desire
to live in nicer housing.” This year, about 50
freshmen live in Falcon Heights.
While Waters said a dis- tinction between upper- classmen and underclass- men housing doesn’t exist, students do believe there is a distinction in both types of housing, along with the type of communit y freshmen would be living in while in Falcon Heights.
Senior Megan Marnien said she l ived in Centennial Hall during her freshman year before
CITY BRIEF Three men arrested in drug trafficking sting Three men were arrested on Oct. 3 in con- nection to trafficking drugs.
Anthony Vardon, Gabriel Jones and Christopher Romito were arrested and lodged at the Wood County jail.
The FBI Violent Crime Task Force and The Wood County Sheriff’s Office assisted city police with the arrest.
About a pound of marijuana, $8,000,
prescription pills and a handgun were found at the scene, according to a Bowling Green Police report.
The Bowling Green Police Division obtained the items during the execution of a search warrant.
Police executed the warrants at three separate locations throughout the day, said Maj. Tony Hetrick of the Bowling Green Police Division.
“[It was an] all-day-thing,” he said. “We were out for several hours that day.”
The first search occurred on the 200 block of Clough Street, the second was on the 500 block of North Enterprise Street and the third was on the 300
block of South Mercer Road. The police discovered drug activity
by conducting a “lengthy investigation,” Hetrick said.
With the evidence they had gathered earlier, Hetrick said police were able to put together a case of probable cause to obtain a warrant.
The drugs seized most likely came from Michigan, Hetrick said. The way the edibles were “sealed like a product” sug- gests they came from the state, he said.
Although there were three arrests related to the investigation, Hetrick said there is more work to be done.
“That was not the end of it,” he said.
See DORMS | Page 7
Not in Our Town co-chair helps minority community members get representation
Faculty member gives students voice
By Tara Jones Sports Editor
Raymond Plaza wears several hats both within the University and in the Bowling Green community.
Plaza came to the University in November of 2012 for a job opening with Not in Our Town after spend- ing 14 years in a similar position at Virginia Tech. The Miami, Fla., native quickly began juggling several positions as he also took on the roles of marketing and public relations with Not in Our Town. In July, Plaza took the role of campus co-chair for the orga- nization.
In his position as co-chair, Plaza is responsible for working closely with the University, as well as the community co-chair to ensure that communications between the University and city are made effectively.
Plaza is also an advisor to the Latino Student Union on campus and is involved in the Collective, a round table of student organization leaders. He also works in the Office of Multicultural Affairs and is Associate Director of the Falcon Watch Initiative, a program designed to help mostly multicultural students stay on track at the University. With all of his positions, Plaza has made several connections with students on campus.
Senior Adriana Darris has worked with Plaza through Not in Our Town, the Latino Student Union and the Office of Multicultural Affairs. Darris said through Not in Our Town, she has seen Plaza consis- tently make sure every voice on campus is heard.
“Ray has done a good job of getting in contact and making sure that other people are at the table,” Darris said. “Regardless of what you identify as, if Ray thinks he can do something about it, he will. I think that has a big role when you know that this person isn’t just helping you because you identify as some certain way or because you don’t, but rather because you need his help and he thinks he can help you.”
Plaza made it one of his missions to strengthen the tie between Not in Our Town and Call to Action.
“Initially there was, I think, this distance between both Not In Our Town and Call to Action,” Plaza said. “It was seen as competition, but in many ways we see ourselves as complimenting the work that we do. We are not against each other, we are working on differ- ent things and we can support each other in those ways. That moment in time of student skepticism was a catalyst for us to help grow this movement and
Course emphasizes listening to people rather than responding
Listen and LEARN
See RAY | Page 7 See POST | Page 7
ABOVE: Students who are part of the Listening Post course hear out a student in the Union.
ERIC BURGASSER | THE BG NEWS A MASSAGE is given at the Health Fair in the Union Tuesday. The event was hosted to promote healthy lifestyle.
BELOW: The Listening Post began as a course only, with members meeting in a “talk- ing circle.”
“Girl Gone,” a new film adap- tation of a novel, will keep viewers guessing throughout the entire movie and get them talking. Read the review in the Pulse. | PAGE 6
AT THE MOVIES
FILE PHOTO
BLOTTER SAT., OCT. 4 4:31 P.M. Complainant reported the theft of bedding within the 1000 block of N. Main St. Items val- ued at $400.
10:11 P.M. Complainant reported the theft of medication within the 1500 block of Clough St.
11:32 P.M. Dylan Andrew Pap, 18, of Bowling Green, was cited for open container and underage posses- sion of alcohol near North Enterprise and East Court Streets.
11:57 P.M. Kayla Nicole Greer, 18, of McComb, was cited for underage possession of alcohol within the 400 block of S. Enterprise St. Stephanie A. Okumu, 26, of Bowling Green, was cited for nuisance party.
SUN., OCT. 5 12:54 A.M. Daniel S. Grime, 29, of Bowling Green, was arrested for criminal damaging and criminal trespass within the 400 block of N. Prospect. He was lodged in the Wood County Justice Center.
1:18 A.M. Casey Patrick O’hara, 26, of Bowling Green, was cited for open container of alcohol near Lot 4 downtown.
1:25 A.M. Phillip Nathan Willis, 26, of Toledo, was cited for disorderly conduct/public urination near Lot 4 downtown.
1:59 A.M. Matthew G. Vennekotter, 23, of Ottawa, was cited for disorderly conduct/urinating in public within the 400 block of E. Wooster St.
2:07 A.M. Brandon Michael Simms, 18, of Maumee, was
cited for jaywalking and underage/under the influence within the 400 block of E. Wooster St.
2:54 A.M. Keyne Oshea Strickland, 19, of Bellefontaine, was arrested for underage/under the influence within the 100 block of N. Main St.
2:59 A.M. Domingo Muniz III, 22, of Rossford, and Preston L. Smith, were both cited for disorderly con- duct/fighting near Lot 1 downtown.
3:20 A.M. Casey James Hilfinger, 18, of Whitehouse, was arrested for disorderly conduct/unable to care for self, underage/under the influence and prohibited acts within the 500 block of N. Enterprise St. He was lodged in the Wood County Justice Center.
3:54 A.M. Charmaine M. Hunt, 23, of Bowling Green, was cited for disorderly conduct/nuisance party within the 100 block of Clay St.
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City council discusses annexation Talk of possible problems, consequences takes place
By Ashley Hardwick In Focus Editor
City council discussed the problem of annexing and how the change could impact residents Monday.
At-large council mem- ber Sandy Rowland sim- plified the term annex as, “Bringing property into ... the city as opposed to the township.”
“Lets consider the long term view. It’s going to cause problems and the overall decision is going to be a difficult one to make,” said council president Mike Aspacher. “It’s a lot of moving pieces and places.”
Every member is aware of the possible difficulties annexing can bring, but some are focused on the bigger picture.
“I think there’s more to think about than improv- ing the entrance of the city. I want to know how to balance having a bet-
ter entrance and focusing on the core of the city,” said at-large member Robert Mcomber.
While some members see the long term potential in the plan, Rowland thinks there are greater concerns that need to be addressed.
“I want to see us fully staffed with our police department. I have the most respect for what they do,” Rowland said. “Until we can adequately staff our safety departments, I don’t not think we’re financially able to approve the plan.
Right now I cannot sup- port it.”
Mcomber thinks the plan will be worth it.
“It seems like in the short run, it’s gong to be a headache,” he said. “But in the long run I think it could be nice. I see some positive advan- tages in it and I came here tonight undecided.”
Not only do the mem- bers think the discus- sion on the topic needs improvement, but being able to answer all of the questions does as well.
One concern that was addressed applies to tax payers and the possibility of an increase.
“That’s really scary to me,” Rowland said. “I don’t want to be responsible for that.”
The discussion was tabled to the upcoming meeting, October 20, and will be held an hour later than usual.
CORRECTION POLICY We want to correct all factual errors. If you think an error has been made, call The BG News at 419-372-6966.
The blotter in the Monday, Oct. 6 issue of The BG News listed the offenses from Oct. 3 as having occurred on a Thursday rather than a Friday. The BG News regrets this error.
By William Channell Managing Editor
Vice President of Student Affairs Jill Carr addressed concerns and answered questions at Monday’s Undergraduate Student G over n ment [USG ] meeting, including how the University plans to improve retention of new students.
Carr focused on student engagement in particu- lar, saying students who are more engaged have a higher retention rate, cit- ing data the University has collected.
In terms of particular events, Carr said Student Affairs was happy with the Labor Day program- ming this year, but the University is always look- ing to improve. She made note of the nature of Labor Day weekend fall- ing so soon after opening weekend.
“The quicker they can
connect with campus and feel like they’re a part of things, the higher the retention rate,” Carr said. “When people go home four days after they get here, it really slows down that connecting process.”
Car also discussed nontraditional student engagement and empha- sized the University’s drive to be more inclusive.
“Every new student, regardless of what cat- egory they fall into, are included in those activi- ties,” she said.
Nontraditional Student Senator Amy Puffenberger has led brainstorming sessions with other non- traditional and veteran students, and made note of their generally less involved nature.
“It’s a tough to tar- get, and they’re not very engaged,” she said after the meeting. “Nontraditional students are at risk just by
definition, so the more we do to engage them, [the better.]”
Carr also said there are preliminary plans for the expansion of opening weekend events to include the Thursday before class- es begin in the fall.
Jeff Devereaux, inter- nal affairs chair, intro- duced a new system for internal accountabil- ity for USG members not meeting their senatorial requirements as laid out by the USG constitu- tion. Members will go through phases, or “tiers.” Members are given a warning, after which the reason for their failure to meet expectations is dis- cussed. If the previous two tiers fail to change behavior, disciplinary action is taken.
“We really feel this is a more collaborative and proactive way,” Devereaux said.
‘Three tier’ plan introduced to enforce consitutional guidelines USG discusses student engagement, accountability
Career center helps upperclassmen through application process, secure work Internships give students knowledge, experience for future careers
By Natasha Ivery Reporter
Two University students participated in some major internships this summer.
Senior Nichole Braxton is continuing an intern- ship from the summer with SkyLife Corporation, a com- pany that assists with disaster relief and aid.
“The company’s headquar- ters is based in Rossford, Ohio. I assisted with project management and research, which consisted of conduct- ing SWOT analysis with dif- ferent companies looking up events to assist in the com- pany’s growth, and coming up with an innovative way to deliver aid. They specialize in micro-delivery and mass dis- tribution which is currently being patented,” said Braxton.
Junior Greg Harrison took a more political route as an intern for the highly coveted Washington Center program in Washington, D.C.
“The Washington Center was more than an internship,” Greg said. “I took classes at NYU, worked with a human rights campaign and also got involved with MANA, a Latina advocacy immigration/repro- ductive justice group this
summer. I immersed myself in a lot of civic engagement for agencies and cause.”
Jeff Jackson, vice president for the Career Center, says that internships are impor- tant for students and that the Career Center is here to help.
“Our intention is to engage with the students,” Jackson said. “We use multiple ven- ues to educate students about different opportunities. That is evident with the Falcon Internship Guarantee, which is a new program for incom- ing freshman that guaran- tees them an internship to get them connected to their career. They register the first semester of their freshman year to get started early and they uphold a good GPA. The most important thing is get- ting the students to connect.”
Securing an internship can be an extensive process depending on how vigorously a student works.
“When people ask me how I got my internship, I say it was a blessing,” Braxton said. “I attended the Hatch and a business marketer was there. We had a conversation and here I am. It was a blessing to be placed in a position for me to have an opportunity like
this. My efforts helped them to understand their customers; I’m a team player. The World Food Program [part of the UN Department] is number one in the world for providing food for victims around the world. I worked with the Project Manager to monitor it and get a clearer understanding of the focus, and now I’m assisting the executive manager, virtu- ally documenting forms and researching patents.”
“I started early,” Greg said. “I’m majoring in public rela- tions but I’m super passion- ate about politics and civic engagement. I began to research internships in D.C. My PLA director Julie Snyder helped, and I also sought the help of Jeff Jackson at the Career Center. I was invited on a networking trip spring semester and met different nonprofits and companies in D.C. along with some BG alumni. That’s how I got con- nected with the Washington Center. The internship was the piece to the puzzle. I applied and sent in the appli- cation along with recommen- dation letters and transcripts. I got accepted mid-February, early March.
Jackson stressed the impor-
tance of getting connected to get the career of your dreams.
“I was once a student so I know how it is, “Jackson said. “That’s why I chose to be the advisor for WAX (We Are Excellence), collaborat- ing with USG and BSU and using our Career Students Ambassadors to get that peer to peer connection estab- lished, especially for students of color. We are currently try- ing to get paraphernalia in the halls, I’m in collaboration with Res Life for that. We have employees on campus all the time, that’s not the issue. It’s getting the students to come. I can’t make the employers hire students, but I can create an environment for students to secure jobs. I’m here to help.
Both students have a dif- ferent agenda for after gradu- ation and what they learned from their internships.
“It taught me a great deal about being a true social justice advocate. I actually don’t want to do public rela- tions but the knowledge I’ve learned is extremely helpful for me to pursue my dream of becoming an elected official. I want to attend law school and
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By Tobias Flemming Reporter
The Bowling Green women’s soccer team is coming off two strong perfor- mances from last weekend that give confidence heading into a five-game home stretch of Mid-American con- ference matches.
Last weekend, the Falcons won a 1-0 thriller in overtime at the University of Akron and fell 3-1 in a hard fought match at the University at Buffalo.
Head coach Lindsay Basalyga said the win at Akron took another weight off her players’ shoulders since there was a lot of pressure trying to break the existing losing streak.
Her players gained confidence after that win, which is important in preparing for the upcoming MAC games, she said.
Freshman Skylar Fleak was named BG Athletics Pizza Hut female athlete of the week after scoring both goals for the Falcons at Akron and Buffalo.
Fleak said the team worked on the dynamic movement in the attack and that it was important for the team to stay focused for the full 90 minutes of soccer.
“I think we play really well off of each other and we know what each of us can do, we know what we are capable of and I think that we real- ly bring out the strengths in each
other,” she said. “I think we did really well on Sunday against Akron with that so hopefully we can keep doing that moving forward.”
Senior Kylie Briem said the win at Akron was the “icing on the cake” for the Falcons but added that results aren’t necessarily what the team is striving for at this point in its process.
At Akron, BG also did not con- cede any goals for the first time since its 8-0 shutout victory at Chicago State.
“Lauren [Cadel] made some great, unreal game-winning saves for us, but the defense did a really good job of shutting down some of their key players,” Basalyga said. “Our organization was good; it was a really clean win.”
On Friday, the Falcons will host the Central Michigan Chippewas who have a 2-9-1 overall record similar to BG’s 2-9-0 record. Also, Central
Michigan has lost all of its four games in the MAC this year.
Fleak expects a hard fought match on Friday against the Chippewas, but she said the Falcons will go into it with confidence after their win on Sunday.
The team is looking forward to coming back to its home field after four games on the road, and Basalyga said she’s excited for the people in BG to be part of the team’s journey.
The highlight of the weekend takes place on Sunday, when the University of Toledo women’s soccer team comes to Cochrane Field for the battle of I-75.
The Rockets have a 4-7-1 overall record and are, just like the Falcons, 1-3 in conference play this season.
Although Toledo is BG’s rival, Briem said it is just like every other MAC game and the Falcons will bat- tle hard.
“For us, at this point in our pro- cess, it doesn’t matter if we’re play- ing Toledo or Buffalo on Sunday,” Basalyga said. “We just want to have another opportunity to put as tight of 90 minutes of quality soccer together.”
The Falcons return to Cochrane Field on Friday, Oct. 10 to take on Central Michigan at 7 p.m. On Sunday, Oct. 12, BG will play the University of Toledo in another home game at 1 p.m.
Falcons look to build off victory at Akron Women’s soccer hopes to continue success against CMU, Toledo this weekend
By Aaron Parker Reporter
The Bowling Green tennis team has had the past two and a half weeks off from competition and now pre- pares to travel to the University of Cincinnati for the Bearcat Invitational.
Ball State University and Xavier University will compete in the invite in addition to Bowling Green and Cincinnati. None of the partici- pating teams have been in official matches since Sept. 21.
“This is the first time we have actually had a couple of weeks in a row to really work on everything that we needed to work on. We defi- nitely needed that,” said head coach Olga Elkin. “Every girl on the team had individual things that we need- ed to work on.”
The Falcons have already played against both Xavier and Cincinnati this season in separate invites. The team is 0-3 in doubles and 0-6 in matches against Xavier so far. Since meeting Bowling Green at the Miami Invitational, the Musketeers have gone 4-2 in singles play and 0-1 in doubles.
The Bearcats went 2-1 in singles and 1-1 in doubles against at Falcons in the BGSU Invitational earlier this season. One of those Cincinnati sin-
gles wins was a two-set victory by junior Hannah Willie over sopho- more Hannah Drayton. Willie went on to win the championship of the fifth flight, Cincinnati’s only cham- pionship of the tournament.
“They are a really good team,” Elkin said. “If we go out and do what we are supposed to do on our side of the court the results will come, but we need to go into this tourna- ment and do all the things that we talked about.”
The one singles win against Cincinnati came in the champion- ship match of the No. 2 flight from freshman Maddy Adams over soph- omore Katya Bure. The match went to the tiebreaking set where Adams closed 10-5. Fellow freshman Meili Martin and Megan Miller also won tiebreaker matches during the same tournament against teams other than Cincinnati.
The Ball State Cardinals, who have had one day of matches so far this year, are off to a solid start. Olivia Large, the team’s only fresh- man, won all three of the matches she competed in during her debut. The Cardinals are also 12-2 in sin- gles play and 6-0 in doubles. All of those wins came against a Butler team that is 1-1 in exhibition play.
The Bearcat Invitational is sched- uled for Oct. 10-11.
Tennis team returns to action on road Falcons travel to University of Cincinnati for Bearcat
Invitational to compete with Ball State, Xavier “I think we did really
well on Sunday against Akron ... hopefully we can keep doing that
moving forward.” Skylar Fleak | Freshman
JOHN CLEVENGER | THE BG NEWS
By Brandon Shrider Assistant Sports Editor
After a scoreless ninety minutes, the Bowling Green State University men’s soccer team found a way to win in the golden- goal extra time against Cleveland State University.
With nine shots on the night, four on goal, the Falcons were able to capitalize on their ninth and final attempt as sopho-
more Jacob Roth put in a free kick to the far post. The late-game attempt was set up by a “great solo
run by Danny [Baraldi] to draw a foul,” head coach Eric Nichols said.
Then, at 20 yards out, at an extreme angle, the Falcons broke the tie and
secured their ninth victory. While the Falcons were able to move
to 9-2 on the season with Mid-American Conference play approaching, they understand that their play must still be cleaned up.
“We have a lot still to work on; we were missing a little some- thing in the attack,” Nichols said.
And when something small is wrong, it becomes a domino effect where all of the little things ultimately prevent you from doing what you’d like, and that’s score goals, Nichols said.
The Falcons were able to battle the rainy weather and secure the victory.
The success started with the defense, holding the Vikings to just four shots with none on frame. This effort gave goalkeeper Ryan Heuton his third shutout of the season in as many games.
While the dominant defensive effort was great, the offense found a way to outperform the Vikings.
“We had less possession for the game, but we had more dan- gerous shots,” Nichols said. “There were moments where we looked really good, but we definitely need to get better.”
With both teams on two-game win streaks, the Falcons played spoilers to the Vikings as they secured their third straight victory by a score of 1-0.
The match was the first extra See MEN’S | Page 5
Extra Time Extra Effort
Men’s soccer wins 1-0 in extra time at Cleveland State off Jacob Roth golden goal to secure ninth victory
Recently, social media, news agencies and newspapers have been in a frenzy over the deadliest Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa’s history, as well as the poten- tial for an outbreak on U.S. soil.
The word “Ebola” is ubiq- uitous, as is the panic that accompanies it.
The virus is both a physi- cal and a psychological one and the public is barraged with a maelstrom of infor- mation that spreads a fear that, unlike the virus, can- not be quarantined.
In the face of this panic, what people need is a com- posed public figure and an authoritative source of fac- tual, cohesive information.
What people need is a Surgeon General.
However, the position of the surgeon general has been vacant and it appears that it will likely remain that way due to an impasse between President Obama and some right-winged members of Congress.
The President’s nomi- nation, Dr. Vivek Murthy, is a graduate of the Yale School of Medicine and has also accomplished many impressive achievements, such as co-founding and presiding over Doctors for America, as well as several other non-profit organiza- tions.
Despite his abundant qualifications, Congress has not confirmed the nomination of Dr. Murthy due to a fervent campaign led by the National Rifle Association [NRA].
Murthy expresses support for controlled gun safety measures such as barring
assault weapons, manda- tory safety training and limiting ammunition. His views are hardly radical or extremist, and his position is actually in accordance with 92 percent of Americans, according to one CBS-NYT survey.
Furthermore, Murthy’s position epitomizes the gen- eral consensus among med- ical professionals that gun violence is a major public health concern.
According to data provid- ed by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, fatalities caused by fire- arms— including homi- cides, suicides and acci- dents— will likely surpass those caused by automo- biles by the year 2015.
What’s interesting is that cars are highly regulated for safety but guns are not.
Not surprisingly, Murthy, as well as the American Medical Association, the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics— to name but a few— are appealing for stricter gun safety laws.
As these public health officials become more force- ful with their demands, the NRA has more than enough cause to try to stifle their lobbies and protect the Association from law-based regulations.
Dr. Murthy is a threat to the NRA’s platform and accord- ing to the right-winged
Congressional members [41 percent of whom own guns, compared to 23 percent of Democrats] will not confirm the President’s nomination, despite Murthy’s assurance that he will not use the posi- tion as a “bully pulpit on gun control”.
The NRA, an alliance made up of 4.3 million members, spent $10 mil- lion on the 2008 presidential election, with their revenue totaling a staggering $205 million.
Essentially, the NRA has made it clear to the conser- vative congressmen that, if they support Murthy, all 4.3 million members of the NRA will take the vote into consideration when they go to the polls in November.
This is an unsavory sce- nario for the congressmen who are running for re- election this year and it is nothing short of political blackmail.
It is perilous when one faction or organization can wield so much power over political decisions that governmental policies are molded by means of extor- tion and bullying in order to propagate single-sided, partisan interests and tight- fisted agendas.
During our country’s desperate time of need for a Surgeon General who can successfully spearhead Ebola-centered coordina- tion efforts with the World Health Organization, it is imperative to set aside polit- ical differences and work together for the betterment of the nation.
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In 2008, a demonstra- tion was held in Michigan regarding the proposed Affordable Health Care Act, then being debated nationwide. Several people in the dem- onstration were arrested for disorderly conduct, including a woman who was later released on $50 bail and the charges subsequently dropped.
Fast forward to 2010. The woman applied for a tem- porary job at the Census Bureau. Shortly thereaf- ter, she received a letter indicating that a back- ground check had listed the 2008 arrest.
Her record did not reflect the subsequent dismissal of the charges.
She’s not alone. The FBI currently has
more than 75 million indi- viduals in its master crimi- nal database. Between 10,000 and 12,000 new names are added each day.
It’s estimated that only about half of the FBI’s files are updated to reflect events subsequent to the arrests.
Although it appears to be the duty of local law enforcement to transmit updated information to Washington, this is not always done.
University of South Carolina researchers used data from a 16-year-long survey by the U.S. Labor Department to explore this.
They randomly selected more than 7,000 people and tracked, among other things, their arrest records, if any.
They found that more than 40 percent of the
males had been arrested by the age of 25.
One in five women had also been arrested. Of those arrested, more than 47 per- cent had not been convicted.
In more than 25 percent of the cases, they had not even been formally charged.
Yet, presumably a back- ground check would have probably disclosed an arrest record with few, if any, cor- rections or revisions.
Background checks are very common.
According to a survey by the Society of Human Resource Management, 69 percent of all employ- ers perform criminal background checks on job applicants.
In spite of federal law, only 58 percent of employers allow job can- didates to explain any negative findings from background checks.
Some jurisdictions recog- nize the problem.
In 2013, Indiana enact- ed a sweeping criminal expungement statute to help those who need their arrest records corrected.
Having mug shots removed from the Internet can also present a challenge.
Recently, California enacted legislation forbid- ding websites from charg- ing California residents for removing mug shots from their websites.
However, depending on
the jurisdiction, it may well fall on the individual to ensure that his or her arrest record is updated to ref lect subsequent developments.
In some cases, an attor- ney must be retained to help correct the arrest record.
The BG News contains a report called “The Blotter,” showing the names of those arrested.
Those whose charges were subsequently dropped or who were acquitted need to personally ensure that their arrest records reflect these events.
The consequences of an arrest record can last a life- time and prevent entrance into certain professions and occupations.
Correcting the record can entail major difficulties and some expense.
Of course the best path is to avoid arrest altogether, but that topic is best left for another day.
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Roll Along
BG @ Ohio
BG - 1.5
I think our football team will continue to prove people wrong at Ohio this week.
BG 24, Ohio 14
They seem to be improving each week, finding ways to win
BG 34, Ohio 20
Toledo 7, Iowa St. 88
I want Toledo to do really well this season so when we beat them it makes us look even better.
Toledo 14, Iowa State 14
This pains me... but Iowa State is just bad.
Toledo 31, Iowa State 13
My friend Spirit Steve goes there and he won’t let me lose this one!
Toledo 20, Iowa St. 41
No. 12 Oregon @ No. 18 UCLA
Oregon -2.5
Oregon 43, UCLA 28
Oregon 45, UCLA 42
Oregon 30, UCLA 37
Oregon 35, UCLA 42
I trust Dak Prescott.
Auburn 24, Miss St. 32
Mississippi State continues to prove me wrong this season, and I see them upsetting Auburn at home.
Auburn 42, Miss St. 45
Nick Marshall is the man too!
Auburn 31, Miss St 27
I don’t know about you, but I’m fellin’ 22! #GINA22
Auburn 21, Miss St. 22
No. 3 Ole Miss @ No. 14 Texas A&M
Texas A&M -2
Kenny Hill pulls through.
Ole Miss 21, Texas A&M 28
Ole Miss seems to be the better team at the moment.
Ole Miss 42, Texas A&M 35
Kenny Hill is also the man!
Ole Miss 31, Texas A&M 34
That was the school the one guy from ‘The Blind Side’ went to.
Ole Miss 24, Texas A&M 21
USC @ No.10 Arizona
USC -2.5
Don’t really know how much I trust Zona but they are at home.
USC 21, Arizona 24
Arizona will continue its success from Oregon over to this game, especially at home.
USC 17, Arizona 35
Cody Kessler is not the man, but he’s pretty good...
USC 28, Arizona 27
USC 41, Arizona 44
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By Katie Wernke Reporter
Bowling Green Swimming and Diving made waves in the record books this weekend.
On Friday the Falcons competed in the Tom Stubbs Relays, facing Mid-American Conference teams for the first time this year.
The Falcons saw Findlay, Toledo, Youngstown State and previous MAC Champion Akron at the meet. Dominating the pool, the team took nine out of 10 races and beat seven meet records.
Head Coach Petra Martin says the opportunity to see conference opponents early on gives the team insight for the upcoming season.
“As far as the MAC compe- tition goes, it’s always good to see kind of where you and the other people are,” Martin said. “Now we can start get- ting after each other.”
Sophomore Victoria Griffin was on six of the winning relay teams, while freshman Estela Davis swam on two.
In the first four races, the Bowling Green record books were rewritten with faster times.
Between the records and strong pressure on MAC rivals, Martin says the team has a solid foundation.
“I want to make sure that we are doing what we need to be doing, that we’re getting bet- ter every week,” Martin said. “And we certainly have improved from the week before.”
Despite the victories, Martin is still helping the team nail down certain aspects of racing before the next meet.
“We’re still going to be hitting the technical things, racing strategy,” Martin said. “There is always going to be some-
thing we can improve on. We are still very early on, but it is good to see these signs right now.”
With regular season competition beginning soon, Martin says the team might just have what it takes to be strong contenders for the MAC Championship.
“We still have a long way to go and a lot can happen,” Martin said. “I think we’re in a good spot right now, and if we will keep doing what we are doing, I think that we will be very, very strong at the end of the year and there will be some good oppor- tunities for us.”
After a controlling win, the Falcons got to see alumni Saturday for the Jean Campbell Alumni Meet.
Ball State will come to Cooper Pool Oct. 24 to start the conference and dual meet season.
Men’s, women’s cross set new bests By Jamar Dunson
Reporter
Junior Becca Rae and freshman Kohl Taberner came through in a big way as BG finished in the top half for both the men and women’s teams.
In the Louisville Cross Country Classic, the Falcons came in 15th place out of 33 teams and were the highest Mid-American Conference team in the 5,000 meter. Rae, for the third time this season, placed first on the team with a time of 18:09.29.
Redshirt sophomore Mackenzie McMillin and redshirt junior Andrea Alt came in right behind Rae, finishing 18:10.29 and 18:12.09, respectively.
While these athletes came up big, others made big cross country debuts.
In her first race of the season, redshirt junior Jasmine Redman clocked in with a time of 18:27.80, finishing fourth. Redshirt freshman Allison Francis
also set a new personal best time of 18:26.86, while Junior Amanda Garlak and freshman Elena Lancioni finished in the top seven for the Falcons.
They all managed to stay close to each other, as there was under 30 sec- onds between the first and seventh BG runners.
In the men’s team, Taberner finished in 100th place out of the 569 run- ners. He finished with a time of 26:30.02, first on the team with this being his first 8,000 racing event as a Falcon.
The success for the team continued as redshirt fresh- man Travis Jex finished second place in the event, setting a new personal best in the process. His time of 27:09.07 broke his previous one by 30 seconds.
Senior Greg Black and redshirt freshman Nathan Tuck came in back-to-back places in the race, coming in third and fourth, respec- tively. Tuck also continued
the trend of setting and breaking previous personal records as he came in with a time of 27:17.51.
Lastly, freshman Nick Voth and junior Jeremy Richard filled in the last two spots for the first seven places for BG, getting sixth and seventh. Richard also set a new personal record in the 8,000 event, clocking a time of 27:48.67.
There were also records broken on the women’s side as well.
Redshirt sophomore Lindsay Kaatz set a per- sonal best time of 24:18.38 while competing in the 6,000-meter championship race. This record beats her previous one by more than a minute, which was set at the All-Ohio Championship meet a season ago.
The next meet will be two weeks from now at the Indiana State Pre-Nationals on October 11. The Falcons will compete at the Wabash Family Sports Center in Terre Haute, Indiana.
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A BG cross country runner competes at the Mel Brodt College Invitational held in BG earlier this season.
BG DIVERS line up to enter the pool this past Friday in the Tom Stubbs Relays held at BG’s Cooper Pool.
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t ime victor y for the Falcons, after having suf- fered their first loss of the season against Duquesne in double-overtime earlier in the year.
Despite the lack of experi- ence in plus ninety-minute games, the Falcons showed the necessary composure to effectively compete later in the season.
“It was huge for a num-
ber of reasons. We just stuck to our game plan and had confidence that we’d eventually get ours,”
Nichols said. Now, having completed
out-of-conference play, the Falcons will look toward MAC play with Akron com- ing to Cochrane Field.
The Falcons will use a three-day break to pre- pare for the 5-3-1 defend- ing MAC-champion Zips when they come to Bowling Green for the Saturday night match.
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HISTORY Halloween
a variety of Halloween- related events this month
OCT. 16 Pumpkin carving contest
6:30 p.m.
7:00, 8:00 and 9:00 p.m. Additional dates:
Oct. 24th
Folklore and Funfest Wood County Historical
Center and Museum
Contact the Outdoor Program to sign up
OCT. 30 Downtown Trick-or-Treat
Hosted by downtown businesses
OCT. 31 “Frankenstein” Showing
The Donnell Theatre The 1931 “Frankenstein” film will be shown and faculty will
perform the film score. 8:00 p.m.
Media Review: “Gone Girl”
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BEN AFFLECK plays Nick Dunne in “Gone Girl,” which was released Oct. 3. The film is an adaptation of Gillian Flynn’s 2012 novel.
By Jennifer Verzuh Pulse Reporter
“Gone Girl” hits you like a hard blow to the gut, head and heart. It’s the kind of film that sparks conversation, demands a second viewing and will keep you up at night thinking.
A good adaptation should elicit praise both from steadfast fans of the source material and those unfamiliar with it, which is often no easy task. However, “Gone Girl”, based on the 2012 best-sell- ing novel of the same name, certainly makes it seem so.
The film, which is layered with twists and turns, is difficult to discuss without spoiling it [as those who have read the book know well], but the basic plot is this: a Missouri woman [Rosamund Pike] disappears on the morning of her fifth wedding anniversary and her husband Nick [Ben Affleck] comes under suspi- cion by the police and media. However, to dismiss this film as a typical crime procedural is a huge mistake.
The movie succeeds on so many lev- els: as an adaptation, a showcase for the talented cast, a thriller, a mystery, a critique of the media, but more than anything else, as an examination of a toxic marriage. The dysfunctional rela- tionship featured here is definitely one of the most memorable to hit cinemas in recent years; it is unafraid to show the faults and failures of both parties involved. It will leave you wondering, “does anyone really know their partner that well? Do I?”
Author Gillian Flynn wrote the script, and fans of the novel will be happy to know her beautiful, sharp and fast paced writing has carried over to the screen exceedingly well. She also provides moments of humor and genuine laughs, which help ease the dark, serious tone.
She and the film’s director, the master- ful David Fincher, made a perfect team. Fincher, known for his intelligent, dread- inducing high quality thrillers, is per- fectly in his element here, bringing to life Flynn’s damaged characters. He perfects the dark, suspenseful tone needed to cre- ate an intelligent, stylish and delightfully disturbing thriller that will no doubt top many critics’ best of 2014 lists.
As the morally defunct couple, Pike and Affleck absolutely stun. Amy, the titular gone girl, is one of the most fas- cinating female characters Hollywood has seen in a long time, and Pike’s cap- tivating portrayal of her is no doubt the strongest performance of her career. She reaches impressive physical and emo- tional depths, which will hopefully be remembered during awards season.
Ben Affleck is also perfectly cast as Nick in what may actually be the more challenging role. Affleck has to make you like him and sympathize with him, yet make us suspect and question him. With each lie, omission or shady action, the audience is torn between whether he is the good guy he seems to be or some- thing much more sinister. The answer isn’t simple, and neither is Affleck’s rich
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The Wood County Historical Center and Museum will be host- ing a variety of Halloween-related activities this month.
The two main events are the Halloween Folklore and Funfest and Friday Night Folklore Tours, said Kelli Kling, marketing and events coordinator for the museum.
The Halloween Folklore and Funfest is actually a Wood County Park District event being hosted on the museum grounds. The free event includes horse-drawn wagon rides, games and activities for kids, tours of the museum, dancing and a fire. People can also press their own cider.
The Halloween Folklore and Funfest will start at 4 p.m. on Oct. 18.
Ninety minute Friday Night Folklore Tours will be hosted Oct. 17 and 24 at 7, 8 and 9 p.m.
The tours include the cemetery, asylum, pestilence house, log cabin and grounds.
The tours also include discussions of potentially eerie folk- lore and history, though, “I think just walking around the grounds at night is scary enough,” Kling said.
One topic is the history and popularity of séances. Another discussion will be about artifacts related to embalming that will be on display.
In 1881, Mary Bach was murdered by her husband Charles in Milton Center, Ohio, according to an ohiomemory.org entry submitted by the museum. Bach confessed to the crime and was hanged for it. Excerpts from the trial will be read during the tours.
A non-local historical focus will be on Victorian death cul- ture.
“A big thing was death photography,” said Holly Hartlerode, museum curator. “I like to say that Victorians were the rock stars of death.”
That was partly due to the large amount of death during the time.
“People didn’t understand where disease came from, [so]
Wood County Historical Center and Museum will mix fun, history in events
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moving into her sorority’s house for her sophomore year. “I [don’t] think Falcon Heights has the community
freshmen need,” Marnien said. “I feel like other dorms are just more friendly and have their doors open and Falcon is like, I have my friends.”
Part of the reason there are freshmen living in the nicer residence halls is because colleges and learning communities are in different halls.
“Offenhaur has traditionally had learning community students in it. Founders with Honors College and Honors Community ... now Founders has more than a few fresh- man for the past two years,” Waters said.
The date students sign up for housing in the spring is a factor in determining housing.
“If all the spaces are available on sign-up day, the upperclassmen and returning students will fill those spaces quickly because it’s seen as an upgrade,” Waters said.
Leanne Wainio, a senior, lived in Harshman and then Falcon Heights for her sophomore and junior years. She said it could be problematic.
“I think that Falcon [Heights] is first and foremost an upperclassmen dorm, so if I was an upperclassman and I didn’t get into Falcon, but a freshman did, I would be pretty upset,” Wainio said.
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where we are today.” Juan Pimiento has worked with
Plaza through the Latino Student Union and also through Call to Action.
Pimiento said the connection between the two groups that Plaza helped create is instrumental for the success of Call to Action.
“It’s really valuable because we are a student movement and the demands that we have pertain directly to administrative staff and the fact that we have such strong allies, like Ray, it means a lot,” he said. “He’s a resource from the administrative side, he speaks the language, he knows the ins and outs of the admin side. It gives us a whole new perspective that can get us even closer to meeting the demands.”
Not only does Plaza build pro- fessional relationships with stu- dent leaders on campus, he also emphasizes building personal relationships with students as
well. Pimiento recalled the Latino
Student Union volunteer trip to Cedar Point this past year when his car broke down in Sandusky. Without any other place to turn, Pimiento called Plaza to see if there was any way he could help. Plaza drove to Sandusky at 1 a.m. to pick up the students in Pimiento’s car and drove them back to Bowling Green. Pimiento said that’s the epitome of the per- son Plaza is.
“He goes out of his way to not only provide the professional support, but also the emotional support,” Pimiento said. “That’s something he stresses a lot about him being someone you can go to with anything, his office being a safe zone where you can talk about anything and that’s some- thing that you don’t really get with staff and faculty. I think that’s something that speaks to his char- acter as well.”
Though Plaza is too modest of a person to take the recognition he deserves, he still has earned recognition, Pimiento said.
“He doesn’t like to put the spot- light on himself a lot. He’s a very modest person in that way, but I think that us as a University and community need to recognize what he does,” Pimiento said. “A lot of it does go unnoticed because it’s behind the scenes, but it’s so valuable. It makes such a differ- ence that only a few of us truly know how important his job is. I wish people knew that because somebody that does what he does doesn’t get the appreciation that he deserves.”
Darris said Plaza is always willing to offer whatever time or money it takes to make sure what he is passionate about does well.
“I think one of his passions must be helping others because it’s just evident,” Darris said. “It’s hard for us to find ways to give back to him in the ways that he’s given to us. He’s an amazing person, we’re so lucky to have him.”
Plaza said he has always been highly involved throughout high school and college and that involvement has rolled over into his professional field. As some-
one who has experienced dis- crimination and unfairness in his life, he is about everyone having equal opportunities.
“I think for me, there’s an inher- ent passion to make a difference in these issues,” Plaza said. “I think it’s about giving to others. I think people have often said you need to be more selfish, but I think it’s about being there to support others, to give back; what are the things we need to do to make a difference for our students and for our community? I think those are the things that drive me.”
Pimiento said having Plaza rep- resent the Latino community on campus is huge for the group.
“We’re about 4 percent of the student body, the Latinos,” he said. “Having someone like him in his position is great because he can help. Not only he can relate obviously, but he can help us spread the word within the Latino community and outside. You can’t quantify that. And not only just a voice, but a voice like his, it’s invalu- able, it’s a blessing.”
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RAY PLAZA is co-chair of Not in Our Town, an organization that targets community-based racism. He is also the faculty advisor for the Latino Student Union. ERIC BURGASSER | THE BG NEWS
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Active listening is harder than it sounds, Baldwin said.
“It’s really hard to not give advice,” she said. “It’s easier to give advice than to listen.”
Greer is taking the class and said she was referred by one of her friends. She said the class does weekly readings and they describe things they’ve listened to as “our time to ref lect.” She stressed that her goal in the class is not to try to give solu- tions, but to be a listening ear for students.
The Listening Post has been a positive experience for Greer because she said it’s a “good feeling to see someone open up.”
Baldwin thinks the Listening Post is beneficial to the University because it gives stu- dents a non-judgmental place to express themselves.
“Think about how many stu- dents ... want someone to vent to,” she said. “We want some- one for them to talk to.”
Those in the class also ben- efit from the Listening Post, Landry-Meyer said.
“At the end of the semester, students give voice and say pro- fessionally they have improved their skills and also personal relationships,” she said.
Senior Sammi Frankenberg said she thinks it’s beneficial to gain new perspectives and to have a chance to put herself aside and make the time about others. She said active listen- ing is a useful tool for people to have.
Students who take the class can come back again as “alum- ni,” Landry-Meyer said. In the alumni class, students work on peer-teaching and community outreach.
Landry-Meyer said the class has been a positive experience for students and makes lasting impressions.
“I think it’s a huge reten- tion tool,” Landry-Meyer said. “People come to the post and talk and feel a lot better. It’s really a small, simple act, but it’s huge.”
become a civil rights attorney. PR helps in knowing your audience enough to communicate. I learned that one has to advocate all people before a specific group, inter- sectionality is important. I love black issue, lie race rela- tions and building bridges, being a better advocate for the LGBT community. Everyone’s issues are connected and everyone has to have a seat at the table.
“If you want to secure an internship, start early and be confident,” Greg said. “The bigger the opportunity, the more people are going to go after it, but be confident. Know what assets and skills you bring to the table and capitalize on that to get your dream.“
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is equally adept, with all involved providing qual- ity performances. Carrie Coon as Nick’s twin sister Margo is completely natu- ral, relatable, likeable [a rare feat in this movie] and delivers some of the film’s best [although admittedly dark] jokes.
Neil Patrick Harris, mean- while, is so expertly creepy as Amy’s old ex, Desi, who
still harbors feelings for her. The biggest surprise of
all comes from Tyler Perry, who plays Nick’s slick law- yer Tanner Bolt. Who would have thought the man behind the Madea films could pull off the role of a confident, high-powered attorney so superbly?
“Gone Girl” is mandatory viewing, whether you’ve read the book or not. Go see it. Now. But make sure you bring friends [although maybe not a date] and carve out at least a few hours afterwards. You’ll want to discuss this.
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TRAVIS WILLHOITE | THE BG NEWS THE WOOD County Historical Center and Museum is on County Home Road.
there were a lot of wars,” Hartlerode said.
Victorians’ attitudes toward death were also influ- enced by Queen Victoria mourning her husband Albert for forty years after his death, Hartlerode said.
For the most part, the tours focus more on fun than his- tory, since many other muse- um events focus on history, Kling said.
Halloween isn’t the only holiday being celebrated, Hartlerode said. There will be a Guy Fawkes demonstra-
tion and the Day of the Dead is also incorporated. These holidays fall near Halloween on the calendar.
“We are celebrating some of the different heritage of the residents,” Hartlerode said, referring to residents of the former infirmary.
Another museum event is a pumpkin carving contest on Oct. 16. There was a scarecrow contest earlier this month.
Although the muse- um is offering fun events, Hartlerode also wants peo- ple to think about whether Halloween is really an American holiday or if it has been influenced by other cul- tures.
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