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Staff Reporter
New parking acilities, recreationaland parade elds, stadium eld houseexpansion and the demolition o con-demned dormitories are just a ew o the projects the Student EnhancementFee has improved and continues towork on.Last spring, Tech students andthe Student Government Associationpassed a ee that will also help improveseveral campus acilities and providenew outdoor classroom space.The enhancement ee consists o arenewal o the “20 or 20” ee whichhelped build the newest acilities oncampus including the $12 millionMaxie Lambright Intramural SportsCenter expansion. Eighty-our percento students voted in avor o the $50quarterly ee.The top three projects underwayare the continuation o the alumniwalkway, demolition o the unuseddormitories and adding more greenspace to the campus.James King, vice president or stu-dent aairs, said these projects taketime to develop.“We have a contractor selected orthe alumni walkway which is almosta decade behind, and we have about20,000 names to put on it,” King said.“We should expect to have it startingup again around late all.”King said the demolitions are ex-pected to happen late spring, possiblysummer, depending on how the piec-es all together. Also, their are somesketches that show an idea o whatthat space will look like.SGA President Will Dearmon saidthis ee is crucial to maintain studentservices and expand the university andcampus oerings or all current and u-ture students.“From this one ee, Louisiana Techwill eventually rid itsel o the old, un-used dorms on west campus as well asa ew old living apartments on southcampus,” he said. “With the soon to be available space, Tech will add moregreen space that will serve the Bando Pride as a practice area as well asstudent club sports and intramural ac-tivities.”Dearmon said another major as-pect o the resolution was to dedicateunds to provide a more adequate and better unctioning athletic acility orall Tech athletes.The ee was passed while Clint Car-lisle was SGA president in 2012 andaccording to The Tech Talk, Carlislesaid he was inspired to know studentshelp pass ees that will not directly benet them during their time at Tech.Carlisle said that level o commitmentis one o the greatest things aboutTech students.A great deal o credit goes to Car-lisle who shared his vision with thestudents, got the ee on the ballots andworked tirelessly to gain its passage,said Reneau.Reneau was also quoted saying thiswas only the second time in 25 years
Staff Reporter
The average person is supposed to eatthree times a day and sleep six to eighthours every night, but that is not the caseor a college student.Since Ruston is a college town, latenight restaurants are welcomed by theoung adult community with open arms.Whataburger, coming to Ruston in2013, is open 24 hours every day.Caitlin Luccous, a sophomore biologymajor, said that a Whataburger is perector Ruston because students stay up lateevery night studying.When the body continues to work through the night, it needs to be reueledduring the night and now students, andthe Ruston community will have one moremidnight dining choice.“It is always excit-ing when something newcomes to town and con-sidering the size o Ruston,we do not get new addi-tions that oten,” Luccoussaid.Whataburger will bringanother ood choice andmore jobs to Ruston.Scott Terry, presidento the Ruston Lincoln-Chamber o Commerce, said that Whata-urger will help out the community inmore ways than one.“Being open 24 hours, they have to berunning at least three shits so it shouldprovide good part-time jobs or highschool and college students,” he said.A new business not only brings newobs but also adds more tax base to thecommunity, Terry said.“The city, the school district and thesheri’s oce will all receive sales taxrom it when it opens,” he said. “We can-not orget that it also gives citizens anotherdining choice when they get ready to goout to eat.”Whataburger will be located on anempty lot directly o o the interstate be-tween Logan’s Roadhouse and McKinneyHonda.The location suits Whataburger wellecause there are not many ast ood res-taurants directly o the interstate in Rus-ton, Terry said.However, Whataburger creates morecompetition or the numerous amount o urger joints located in Ruston.“The other burger joints will have tostep their game up,” Luccous said. “Theyare all good but they have not made manyimprovements or changes in the past ew years.”As a new restaurant, Whataburger will be very appealing to the community, shesaid.Dillion Miller, a sophomore second-ary mathematics education major, saidWhataburger will not only be a competitoror ast ood but or places like Log Cabinand Dawg House as well.“The ood is so good that it gives our burger restaurants major competition be-cause it tastes just as good as them and itis cheap like ast ood,” he said.The Whataburger company is still am-ily owned and operated keeping up the tra-ditions like service with a smile 24 hoursa day and burgers made to order with100 percent pure Ameri-can bee, according to theWhataburger website.“I like the favor o theirood best,” Luccous said.“It is denitely better thanBurger King or McDon-alds.”Whataburger corpora-tion serves burgers romover 700 units across thenation ,so why Ruston?“Ruston is a small college town, andeveryone knows that college studentslike cheap ood,” Luccous said. “Rustoncenters around its old traditions just likeWhataburger.”Terry said the company may take intoconsideration Lincoln Parish’s good econ-omy.“Lincoln Parish has ared well during bad economic times so with a decentpopulation base and economy, Ruston is agood location or the company to pursue,”he said.Construction on the Ruston Whata- burger will begin next year, but the con-tract has been signed and Whataburger isleasing the property according to the land-owner and amily.“From the talk and calls that I get, I amamazed at the amount o people truly ex-cited that Whataburger is coming to Rus-ton,” Terry said.Luccous said she is really excited to geta new addition to the awesome town o Ruston and or it to be a 24-hour place, itis going to be very benecial.
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The student voice of Louisiana Tech University
October 11, 2012 www.thetechtalk.org 
Volume 87Number 5
Student fee increases students’ hopes
Burger joint set toopen in Ruston 2013
Nationwide campus bomb threats explode
Staff Reporter
Boom.That is the sound thousands o students waited anxiously to hearater bomb threats were made atLouisiana State University, NorthDakota State University, Universityo Texas at Austin and Hiram Col-lege in Cleveland, Ohio, over thepast ew weeks.According to a New York Timesarticle Sept. 17, approximately100,000 people were evacuated be-tween the universities. The evacua-tions lasted between ve and sevenhours.“In all three cases, campus-wideevacuations were ordered and po-lice ocers conducted sweeps,” thearticle said about NDSU, UT Austinand Hiram College. “Students andaculty and sta members returnedhours later.”Threats at these universitieshave called attention to the pos-sibility o bomb threats closer tohome.Randall Hermes, Tech policechie, said Tech is ready in the eventa similar situation occurs.“We’ve had to evacuate an areaor a gas line beore,” he said. “Wehad to make sure the buildingswere evacuated and set out a pe-rimeter o a couple o blocks. We’d just have to do that on a much larg-er scale i a bomb threat occurred.”Vincent Bergeron, a senior elec-trical engineering major, said hedoes not oresee a bomb threathappening at Tech, but he’s pre-pared i it does.“I’d ollow directions they givethrough the Emergency Notica-tion System,” he said.Students can sign up or theemergency notication systemthrough their BOSS accounts.“We encourage students to reg-ister or the Emergency Notica-tion System,” Hermes said. “Wealso encourage them to registertheir parents. We send out ollow-Students gathered in ront o PrescottMemorial Library, Oct. 5 to listen to theirpeers read passages rom banned booksas a way to express their reedom.“Censorship ends in logical complete-ness when nobody is allowed to read any books except the books nobody reads,”said Irish playwright George BernardShaw.For the third year in a row, Interna-tional English honor society Sigma TauDelta has hosted an annual event as away to celebrate Banned Book Week.Associate proessor o English andadviser, Dorothy Robbins, said it is peo-ple’s constitutional right to read what-ever they want.“Books get banned or reasons thatare not logical and it is very anti-intel-lectual,” she said. “As a lover o books, itdisturbs me.”While Tech’s campus has only been apart o this the past three years, The Na-tional Library Association has been host-ing this event nationwide or 30 yearsnow.“We take reedoms or granted,” Rob- bins said. “This event makes studentsaware that books are still banned inAmerica.”She said books were meant to be readand not edited or censored and does notpuriy the words in her classroom be-cause it destroys the author’s point.“Reading literary works out loud, Idon’t censor the bad words,” Robbins
Students Celebrate banned books
Staff Reporter
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Lydia Andreu, Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society president,and Dorothy Robbins, English professor and adviser, read at theBanned Book Reading at Prescott Memorial Library last Friday. Will Dearmon, Student Government Association president, addresses the SGA body at the weekly meeting on Tuesday. TheStudent Enhancement Fee passed by the SGA last year will fund projects like the new alumni walkway.
Photo by Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay
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New skydiving club hopes to soarwith Tech students.
The Tech Talk
October 11, 2012
KAB Man tickets orsale in box ofce
Opening night or Tech’stheater production o KABMan is set or 7:30 p.m. Oct.16 in Howard Auditorium,Center or the PerormingArts or evening perormanc-es throughout the week anda matinee perormance Sat-urday, Oct. 20th.Tickets may be purchasedat the box oce in HowardAuditorium in advance orthe day o the perormance.Tech student tickets are$5 with a valid ID and gen-eral admission is $10.For more inormationcontact the box oce at318-257-3942 or the theateroce at 318-257-2930.
Honors Scholarshost poker tourney
The Society o HonorScholars will host its annualpoker tournament Friday,Oct. 19.The event will be heldabove the TONK and will be-gin at 6 p.m. Registration willtake place rom 5:30-6 p.m.To play, participants mustring one “buy-in” item orthe Domestic Abuse Resis-tance Team. These items in-clude paper towels, bath tow-els, bath soap, toilet tissue,aby diapers, children’s painreliever, deodorant, tooth-paste/toothbrushes and haircare products.The style will be TexasHold ‘Em.First, second and thirdplace winners will receiveprizes donated rom localusinesses and restaurants.For more inormation orto reserve a spot, email shs-latech@gmail.com.
Zumbathon raisesmoney or DART
Danni Jones PhysicalTherapy will present zum-athon at 7-8:30 p.m. on Oct.18.The event will take placeat the Norton Building at 207W. Mississippi Ave. in Rus-ton.The cost is $15 or allages.Proceeds rom this eventwill be donated to the localDomestic Abuse ResistanceTeam.Danni Jones PhysicalTherapy wants people tocome participate and getthemselves into shape.For urther questions,contact at 318-251-2995 oremail at djpt09@yahoo.com.
Speaker to lectureon sewer systems
CETF will be hosting alecture by Jon Shladweileras part o the DistinguishedLecturer Series called“Tracking Down the Rootso our Sanitary Sewers” 4:30to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16 inUniversity Hall.Through the presenta-tion viewers will be walkedthrough time, the need orand the evolutionary growtho sewers with the aid o photos, sketches and anec-dotes and come away witha better appreciation or theroots o our modern daysewage conveyance systemsand the ups and downs theyhave traversed through theages.Schladweiler was the re-cipient o the Public WorksHistorical Society and theAmerican Public WorksAssociation’s Aedile Wol-man Award, recognizing hisoutstanding contributionstoward the collection, pres-ervation and disseminationo public work’s history.For more inormation, con-tact the Trenchless Technol-ogy Center at 318-257-4072or fetcher@latech.edu.
Engineer societiescollect recyclables
The National Society o Black Engineers and the So-ciety o Women Engineerswill be hosting a recyclingdrive rom 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.Thursday and Friday in Cen-tennial Plaza.Plastics, plastic groceryags, paper, batteries, lightulbs, tires, old appliances,newspapers, magazines,telephone books and urni-ture can be dropped o atany time during the day.For more inormationcontact Kendall Belcher, therecycling and retention pro-gram committee chair orNSBE, at 318-347-2064 orkkb027latech.edu.
Staff Reporter
I you are a person who likes jumping out o planes at highaltitudes, then there is only onesport or you — skydiving.The skydiving team ociallyrestarted two months ago ater being gone or over 30 years,said team vice president Benja-min Ford, a senior architecturemajor. An interest meeting orTech students who want to jointhe team was held last Tuesday.Each weekend the teamgoes to Skydive Louisiana, adrop zone in Gilliam, to train orcompetitions with their coachPaul Yeagley, a bomber pilot orthe U.S. Air Force.Ford said the team metYeagley at Skydive Louisianawhere he was an instructor.“We kind o designated himas our coach,” Ford said.Yeagley has done 1,394 jumps and said he wants toteach members skills theyneeded to know to becomegood competitive skydivers.“Your rst jump is just comeout and jump, and see i you likeit,” Yeagley said. “EverythingI’ve learned, everything I know,I’m willing to share with youguys,” Yeagley said.Yeagley and the team lead-ers told interested membersskydiving is like nothing elsethey could ever do.“From ghter [jets] to bomb-ers to skydiving, I can tell youhands down that it’s skydiving,”Yeagley said.Madison Dunigan, a wildliemanagement major, is the presi-dent o the team, and she gaveskydiving the same praise.“There are no words or it, you just have to try it and, andi you like it, come back,” Duni-gan said.Dunigan recently earned herA license or skydiving. Skydiv-ers get the license ater they jump at least 25 times. The li-cense allows them to skydiveunsupervised.Though Dunigan does nothave as many jumps as hercoach or the other team lead-ers, she and Yeagley assured theinterested members the numbero jumps was not important inskydiving.“It is an incredible sport andit doesn’t matter i you have 20 jumps or 1,000 jumps, there isalways something new to learnor master,” Dunigan said.But beore reaching the 25 jumps to get their A license,new members must start o with a ew practice jumps.“Your rst jump is done asa tandem,” Yeagley said. “It’s awelcome to the world kind o thing.”Tandem jumps are jumpsdone by new skydivers; theymust be harnessed to a coachas they jump out. Ater the tan-dem jumps, the new memberswill do jumps not harnessedto a coach but two coacheswill still be side by side o the jumper.And though some at themeeting were worried about theprice o skydiving, Yeagley as-sured them it was worth it.“For any Tech team mem- ber, your tandem will be $180,”Yeagley said. “That’s $40 lessthan any other place in thecountry.”Yeagley said the sport is notonly worth it nancially, but so-cially.The rst competition or theteam will be on Dec. 29 and ev-ery weekend they can the teamwill be practicing or it and try-ing to get new members pre-pared.“Skydiving is everything tome,” Dunigan said. “It has be-come a part o me, and I wantmore than anything to showother students and people howamazing it is and to pass every-thing I know down to them, justlike my coaches and especiallyPaul Yeagley have done or me.”
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Staff Reporter
This is the third in a fve-part series on the unique experi- ence o Tech students who  participated in summer intern- ships. Each o the students let Ruston to get frsthand experi- ence in their respective felds.
In a competitive work eld,anything that will help move aresume to the top o the pile isno longer an option but more o a necessity i one has his or hereye set on success.For senior civil engineer ma- jor Isabela Lemos, hard work and dedication is nothing new,especially when it comes to hereducation and uture career.Living miles away rom herhometown in Vitória, Brazil,Lemos said she was drawn toTech with the original plan tostudy architecture, but like moststudents, changed her major tosomething more her style.“I went to school or two years back home in Brazil andthen I transerred here be-ore changing to engineering,”Lemos said. “I think engineeringis a broader eld with a lot moreopportunities ater I graduate.”Already amiliar with intern-ing rom her previous experi-ence in Brazil, Lemos appliedwith a amiliar company or aninternship in engineering.“Especially or engineer-ing, an internship is almost re-quired,” Lemos said. “Almost allmy riends who are in engineer-ing are doing internships beorethey graduate.”Though it is not part o therequired curriculum, Lemos ex-plained that an internship unc-tions as an understood part o the education.“Once you graduate youneed to have some experience,”Lemos said. “Otherwise nobodywants to hire you. It’s a toughmarket, competition is hard and you need to have somethingelse that sets you apart.”While studying in Brazil atUniversidade Federal do Es-pírito Santo, Lemos said sheinterned with a company calledEmbraer Aircrat Holding orsix months as an architecturestudent, and decided to onceagain intern with them in FortLauderdale, Fla., as an engineermajor at Tech.“It’s a Brazilian company, butit has oces all over the worldlike Europe, China, Singaporeand America,” Lemos said.She said that as an interna-tional student, she was requiredto take an internship class whereshe earned college credit.“I learned a lot but I think the main thing I learned is howa company works, how peopleact and real lie experience be-cause when you’re in college you have no clue what is goingon in the companies,” Lemossaid. “You just know the theo-ries, but once you go and getan internship you start learninghow it really works.”As ar as her degree, she saidher internship was less aboutcivil engineering specicallyand more about engineering inthe broad aspect.Duties kept her behind adesk or the most part, Lemosworked in ront o a computerand dealt with studies on air-lines and aircrat eciency,spreadsheets and presentations.The internship not only ex-panded her experience in theengineering eld, but incorpo-rated a business aspect into theinternship.Fellow classmate TannerMartin talked about how im-portant o a role an internshipplays in the early career o anengineer.Martin, a junior mechanicalengineering major, worked thesummer in 2011 interning orthe United States Army Corpso Engineering.He said a classroom teachesvarious theories but an intern-ship provides the opportunity topractice those theories.“During my internship, Iound that my materials andstatics class really helped,”Martin said.As Martin and Lemos dis-covered through interning, aclassroom cannot cover every-thing one may encounter on the job, but may help to prepare thestudent or how to handle reallie situations.“It was a challenge because Ihad people 40 and 50 years oldworking under me,” Martin said.“I think it would have helped i Ihad taken management classes[because] the internship taughtme a lot about working withpeople.”
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Student gains realworld experience
Skydiving team soars at frst meeting
Photos by Deepanjan Mukhopodyay
Above: The skydiving team hosted their frst meeting and assured everyone the sport is worth the cost.Below: Paul Yeagley, Benjamin Ford and Madison Dunigan share their experiences with skydiving.
Photo by Sumeet Shrestha
Lemos measures a metal part in Bogard Hall as she applies some o the things she learned rom her internship to her everyday studies.
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Staff Reporter
One o the easiest waysto reach college students isthrough their stomachs, andas Tech expands as a campus,they have created new methodsto satisy students’ hunger.Robert Lubbert, districtmanager or Aramark at Tech,said dining services job is tomake sure students get the oodthey like.“I see or the uture possiblya Mexican restaurant similar toChipotle,” Lubbert said.In surveys done by diningservices, Tech students haverequested more Mexican oodrom dining services, and thiswould be the way to ulfll thatwant.There is also an attempt toadd a new item to the Chick-fl-A menu.“There is talk o serving sotserve ice cream at Chick-fl-A,”Lubbert said.“When you look at the ca-eteria, we have added the om-elets made to order [everyday],”Lubbert said. “That costs anextra person to come in to dothat, but we elt that it was nec-essary.”Lenard Gaulden is the manmaking the omelets many stu-dents like Ryan Joseph, a resh-man mechanical engineeringmajor, enjoy.“I love the omelet guy,” saidJoseph.Dining services has alsorought in Marisa Davis, a pas-try che, and some o her des-serts will be served in the cae.“She graduated rom theCulinary Institute o America,one o the best schools in thecountry,” Lubbert said. “Wewere very lucky or her to applyhere.”Davis’s treats will not onlye served in the cae, but alsoat Java City.“We are in the works o add-ing to Java City a wider varietyo baked items — cakes, piesand mufns,” Lubbert said.Lubert said bringing in Da-vis is one o the many ways tomake dining services more en-oyable or students.The F’real milkshake ma-chine is a new addition in thestudent center that not onlymakes milkshakes, but alsosmoothies and cappuccinos.“The new F’real machinecaters to both spectrums — theones who want to have the highcalorie items and those whowant the healthy smoothies,”Lubbert said.Daniel Borders, a reshmanelectrical engineering major,said he enjoys the new machine.“I think that it is pretty cooland quick too,” Borders said.And it is not too bad o a price.”The F’real smoothies arenot the only healthy additions;the caeteria salad bar has beenexpanded to give students morevariety in making a healthychoice, and Montegue’s nowhas resh bread made everyday,Lubbert said.Joseph said he enjoys thesandwiches in the cae or ahealthy choice.“The line gets long, but when you get a sandwich it’s healthi-er,” Joseph said.The student center also ea-tures a new sushi restaurantcalled Sushic.Lubbert said the group is better than the sushi restaurantrom last year.“The product not only tastes better, but there is a better vari-ety,” Lubbert said.Lenard said the goal o din-ing services is also to makeood cheap or students.“We like to know what theylike, and we encourage themto let us know what they like,”Lubbert said.Dining services is here orstudents, and i students havesomething they would like tosee then they should tell diningservices, Lubbert said.“We are trying to not makeitems that are boring or [stu-dents],” Lubbert said. “We con-tinuously try to strive or goodood on a daily basis.”
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October 11, 2012
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said. “I wouldn’t say the ‘-word’ at my dinnertable, but i I’m reading out loud I will.”Books can be banned or having religiousand socialist undertones as well as too muchoul language or provocative content.Books such as “The Great Gatsby,” “To Killa Mockingbird,” and “TheDiary o Anne Frank” aresome surprising titles thathave made the banned book list.“‘The Diary o AnneFrank’ was banned or beingtoo depressing,” Robbinssaid. “I guess she shouldhave talked about the happythings that happen when you are hiding in an atticrom Nazis.”Donald Kaczvinsky,dean o the College o Lib-eral Arts, said some o thegreatest works o literatureare banned simply becausethe author had an openmind or made someonequestion his or her values.“I read whatever I want,”he said. “I I don’t like it, I’llput it down.”In 1995, Penny Culliton,a high school teacher in rural New Hampshire,gained national attention when she came underfre ater a local newspaper had reported shewas involved with a lesbian and gay supportgroup and had passed out books depicting ho-mosexual characters.Culliton said she was trying to show studentsthat homosexuals are normal olks.According to an article in the Los AngelesTimes, students said there was nothing graphicin the books and most were halway throughwith the novels when they were orced to returnthe books to the school.Lydia Andreu, president o Sigma Tau Delta,said it is important to read banned books be-cause censoring books meanscensoring ideas.“Censoring books is not al-lowing people to grow intellec-tually,” she said. “We shouldn’tlet people decide what they canor cannot read. We should takethe initiative upon ourselves toread what we want.”Enjoying the readings wasAllison Hebert, a senior Eng-lish education major, who saidit was great seeing people get-ting together to enjoy literatureand fnding out new things.“Being in such a prominentarea on campus, I think it madepeople stop and appreciatewhat we were doing,” Hebertsaid. “We have to remind our-selves we have the ability tolead and express ourselves. It’sall part o our reedom.”Robbins said it is very important to keepreading alive.“People have died protecting our reedom,”she said. “This is one o our liberties that wehave to keep promoting.”
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“‘The Diary o AnneFrank’ was banned or being too depressing. Iguess she should havetalked about the happythings that happen when you are hiding in an at-tic rom Nazis.”
Dorothy Robbins
professor of English
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he has asked or a specifc eeto be passed and these re-sources will greatly enhancethe academic and student lieresources that are available tostudents.Leah Stevens, a juniorcommunication design ma- jor, said while no one is everexactly thrilled about eeincreases, this ee will helpTech’s extremely unavorabledormitory situation and hav-ing lived in one, this is wel-come news to her.“It means a lot that they f-nally wanted to do somethingabout the dorms,” Stevenssaid. “Residential lie gettingattention is just the best newsever. I all we need is a rea-sonable ee increase to helpthis, I am all or it.”Stevens said she is ecstaticabout the uture landscapeour campus and school willtake and said Tech’s ocusshould be improvement in allareas.According toKing, this programwill impact nu-merous programsacross campus andwill pay tremen-dous dividends inthe uture.“The ee, cou-pled with other beneactors, putthe university in aposition where it isable to advance,”King said. “In thisdifcult time, thestudents are put-ting the campus in a positivedirection. It was a popularee with the students and Iam glad to see them stick to-gether.”Students may have noticeda continuation o the alumniwalkway which the new eemade possible.“Being recog-nized as a TierOne universityand moving ourathletics to Con-erence USA are both monumentalachievements orTech,” Dearmonsaid. “This StudentEnhancement Feewas a measure tak-en by the student body to guaranteeall students accessto innovative acili-ties or decades tocome.”
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