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The Griffin, Vol. 3.2 October 2012

The Griffin, Vol. 3.2 October 2012

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Phapha, PA Octob 2012
THE GRIFFIN
 Th F Stunt Nwspap of Chstnut H Co
NEWS 2STYLE 4Opnon 6Sports 8
KAyCee FlOre ’13OliviA mArCiNKA ’13 Ths wk, ost Acans w b tun n to a cuca
rst debate between presiden
-ta canats Baack Obaaan mtt ron; th k nt n th ac fo th co-t tt of Coan-n-Chf. it s wh a canatcan th cha th cow
 with their awless answers
an pss atcuaton, oth can f thss to th
sharks by ip-opping on the
ssus an stubn o th wos. Th atst bac n thcton nos mtt ron an th notoous “47%” co-nt. Th ct quot s ths:“Th a 47 pcntof th pop who w ot fo th psnt noatt what. A ht,th a 47 pcnt whoa wth h, who apnnt upon on-nt, who b thatth a cts, who b- th onnt hasa sponsbt to cafo th, who bthat th a ntt tohath ca, to foo, tohousn, to ou-na-t-- that that’s an ntt-nt. An th on-nt shou  t toth. An th w otfo ths psnt noatt what. ... Thsa pop who pa nonco tax...m job snot to wo about thospop. i’ n con- nc th th shoutak psona spons-bt an ca fo ths.”Natua, ron was bu-ta ctcz b th a. Th pubc ctcs of hsak wnt a, catn anatosph of poo fo anba putaton aoun ro-n.How, hs bat a off a chanc fo pton.ron sn’t th on on who has so cann up too. rcnt, wth an abassa-o u n lba b t-osts, Obaa’s spons wasss than pss. Obaa’snta spons to th attack so wks ao uc thastatn occunc to aspontanous onstaton.in o cnt nws, th Wht Hous s conzn th attack as bn nk toth tost oup a-Qaau to nstaton non th tps of wapons us nth attack.Utat, Obaa’s so-
 what ckle reports of the at
-tack ha bn ctcz. Ths wk n th a, h wasna a “spathz,” an spojct as can tt aboutth abassao. ron’s -spons to a of ths was to caObaa nconsstnt n po-
ing true and uid information
to th pop. in on of ro-n’s wk pocast spchsan xtact fo an atc nth
Washington Times 
h stat,“W’ sn a confus, sow,an nconsstnt spons toth tost attack n lba,a fusa to b fank wth th Acan pop about whathappn, an a coptfau to xpan th own tost that w fac n thon.” H contnu statn,“Psnt Obaa’s fonpoc s on of passt anna.”Obaa buk ths, an was appa that anon cou
ip the situation for political
an. Thouhout th cuntpsnta ac w ha snuch wos ctcs an c-tzaton of canats, butt’s a pat of th tss chasto bco psnt. Now, w w t a chanc to ha foth canats; th ssus anopnons con staht foth. So o ouss a faoan tun n to th bat Oct3. to t th facts. To a th atc pnt- n th
Washington Times 
 an fnc h o to www.washntonts.coo to stn to an of mttron’s wk pocastspchs st hs wbst, www.tton.co.
 From the Opinion Section:
Debate Wars 2012
Pictured is the incumbent Democrat Barack Obama (left), and his opponent Repub-lican Mitt Romney (right), former Governor of Massachusetts.On Friday, Sept. 28, Chestnut Hill College hosted “A Conversation that Matters” with Sister Simone Campbell. In a packed theater, Sister Simone spoke to a very atten-tive audience. The event was co-hosted by the Institute of Forgiveness and Reconcili-ation (IFR), the History Department and the Women’s Studies programs.Sister Catherine Nerney, director of the IFR, said: “The work of NETWORK issomething that Sister Simone does 365 days a year, lobbying for issues of peace build-ing; immigration, economic, social, and healthcare reform; and social justice issuesof all kinds.”Sister Simone recently reached national attention after taking the “Nuns on a Bus”tour, of which she took part giving her speech at the Democratic National Convention.
image: screen capture, video by Don Visher
images: Patricia Pooladi, ickr.com/nationalacademyofsciences (left); Charlie Neibergall, ickr.com/iowapolitics (right)
 
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 AriAmA lONg ’13 A passonat aocat of soca chan an athtcs, Jan-c rns Kukck, m.e.,cha of th phsca ucatonpatnt, has on pactc what sh pachs thouh asof caton an ha wok.Kukck off a psn-taton on Sp. 19 to cbatth ast 40 as of socta ansat poss towasn quat. “No pson nth Unt Stats sha, on thbass of sx, b xcu fopatcpaton n, b n th
benets of, or be subjected to
scnaton un an u-catona poa o actt 
receiving Federal nancial as
-sstanc.” (Tt iX of th eu-caton Annts of 1972 toth C rhts Act).Unt ths patcua pcof saton pass, wonstu to b conz asathts, an st contnu totoa. But thanks to th t-ss ffots of fas at Chst-nut H Co an acoss th
country, the ght to be seen as
quas on an off th pan 
eld does not wage on in vain.
H nt ca s a tsta-nt to ths caus. Kukck hasbn na a b of thPouth Whtash HhSchoo Ha of Fa, th WstChst Unst AthtcHa of Fa, th Pnnsanalacoss Ha of Fa an thUSA lacoss Ha of Fa. Ths pstous tts a on n aton to h 35 as of sc to th Co as facut snc 1977, as w as h tspnt h as a stunt. Sh has
held almost every ofce in the
athtc patnt: fo pato nstucto to cto, as hasbco a post o o to tua an stunt who hasco n contact wth h.Shannon Saan, a snoucaton ajo, sa: “i hacass wth h now, oa anpats. An sh’s st ot t.Sh a pushs h stuntsthouh ha wok an ota-ton...an pan.”man stunts a atth ntnst an  Kukck anas to xu wth  actt. “it’s cuous, but ouknow, n a a oo wa,”rcha Bown, sno, sa
in reaction to nding out the
aount of t Kukck hasspnt at th Co.it s not just th stunts who a Janc an a thatsh accopshs on a a ba-ss, but th Co facut anstaff o as w. Susan ma,m.F.A., assstant pofsso of 
communications, reects on
 whn sh was a stunt at thco an ha Kukck as haobcs nstucto. “Sh wask ht onths pnant anon  o an kck,”ma sa. “it was aaz-n but  sa fo us that wcoun’t kp up wth h. i’su sh can st out-kck .”Kukck w awas b c-onz an o as th ostntc an  pson atth Co, an an nspatonto a an fa athts anstunts ak.miCHAel BrAdley ’14On Oct. 27 Chstnut HCo’s 3 Annua Both lo Cup w kck off. Whth Cup has bn an nauabsuccss n th past, t w bn b an btt ths a.
 The CHC Grifns Quid
-tch Cub, whch s sponso
by the Student Activities Ofce,
has bn pannn th ntsnc ast spn sst tonsu ths a’s cup s bttthan as past.“W ha sowh b-twn 2,000 to 3,000 pop at-tn ast a, an w a tn to bat that ths a,” sa Wsmanosk 2013, counca-tons cha fo th CHC gf-
n’s Quidditch Club.
On of th ost notc-
able changes will be the eld
on whch th as a pa. Ths a, tas w b un 
on the softball elds directly 
bow th stas outs of Foun, ath than th socc
eld, which was used last year.
 Aso nw to th Cup thsa a stunt-cub nos.Sa cubs fo th Co w b sat at tabs aounth atchs sn foo, con-uctn as o asn awa-nss n suppot of th oups. Th qutch as th-ss a on to b bthan  ths a as w. Atota of 16 cos, unstsan count tas w bathn on capus to co-pt fo th wnnn tt.“e a th s a tto ac, a tt o x-ctnt, that s bouht to thQutch ptch,” sa KacFo, 2013 bat fo th CHCta. “Ths a, han onont fo th cocounts, t s su to b anpss xpnc.”Oth co/unst tas w b tan foas fa awa as Ahst, mass.,an ithaca, N.y., to th Co. Aso n attnanc w b twocount-bas tas foth Phapha aa.
 Whichever team places rst
n th Cup w aanc ontoth ona chaponshp, whch w b h n roanok, va., o Nwpot, r.i., n -Nob. Th Cup w conc onOct. 27 wth an opnn c-
emony at 9:30 a.m. and the rst
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 Janie Kuklik: Our Suerwoman
Harry Potter Weekend
 Janice Kuklick M. Ed., pictured coaching eld hockey, a
 position she held from 1977-2000. Kuklick lead 14 teamsto wins at PAIAW championships. She is also a USA La-crosse Hall of Famer.
image: Grifn Athleticsimages: Caitlin Kain ’13
 Above, members of Mask & Foil dress the part for last year’s Harry Potter weekend. Below, the CHC Slytherinteam was victorius, securing the trophy and a home vic-tory at the Brotherly Love Cup Quidditch Tournament.
 
 The Grifn
3
NEWS
 TAylOr eBeN ’14STAFF WriTer  W ha a xpncth fustaton of an intntbackout on capus. it s notfun. Fotunat, so chansha bn a to th Co-’s nfoaton tchnoo (iT) patnt fo th nw schoo a an th a wok-n ha to ak th ssto ffct an ab thant has bn n pous as. Jo Kn-Sth, c ps-nt fo nont ana-nt, s now osn thiT patnt. Ths a sk an o pan but no-nt anant an iT acos at accon toKn-Sth, who has wok asa coput tach an hos aast’s  n nstuctonatchnoo.“it shs w wth no-nt anant n th snsthat nont anants acoss a patnts ans psnt thouhout a thschoos,” sh sa. “enontanant sttchs acossth nt count. So ntho, t bns qut nc.”Snc statn h nw po-ston, Kn-Sth, aon wthPau Suaz, cto of tchn-ca scs, ha bn assss-n an sachn tchnoo-ca ns on capus an how to suppot th ffct.“Tchnoo s oous whn t woks w an afu whn t osn’t,Kn-Sthsa, an that on of than nts foun n thsach was th ack of con-nctt n th snc has. Th sow intnt sps nth snc has, accon to Suaz, s u to “th w-ss accss ponts (WAPs) that w nsta bfo sat-phons, tabts an oth w-ss cs w as pantas th a toa” Suaz sa.Now, stunts a connctn 
ve or six wireless devices to
an accss pont.“mutp that [th nubof cs] b so an popan now th accss pont that was sn to han 20 con-
nections is ooded,” Suarez
sa. “it’s a att of kpn up wth th ts.”Kn-Sth as stat-n that “W just ha to kpaaptn. W ha to b ab toaccooat.” Th Co s on ts patto aapt. “rcnt, w’ ac-qu 30 nw accss ponts,”Suaz sa. “Ths a wsscouncaton cs fo thos [Fontbonn an Foun-], that shou hp tn-
dously with the network trafc.
 As fo th intnt backouts,that ssu was actua soast sst. Th pa fa-u was u to th co swtch.” Th co swtch s a boxthouh whch  pc of 
network trafc travels. The
phsca box tsf was faut an n to b pac n-t. Snc t’s pacnt n Janua, th ha not bnan ajo pobs. “But pow- outas,” Suaz not, “acopt out of th Co’sconto.”Kn-Sth’s an Suaz’san pot ht now s -pacn th accss ponts nth snc has, whch wb copt b th n of th sst. Th nxt focus w b on pacn k ss(th a 48 ss tota).“Th a a ot of popcat to akn t [tchno-o on capus] wok bhnth scns,” Kn-Sth sa.“if stunts a xpncn toubso spots, pas on’tassu w know t. Sn an -a. W appcat th co-uncaton.”if ou ha an qustonso conts, ou a ncou-a to st th Hp dsk on
the ground oor of St. Joseph
Ha, o a hpsk@chc.u. AmANdA FiNlAW ’15 A Qutch an Ha Pott Wkn not nouh toqunch ou thst fo a thnsHa Pott? Ths sst, th s achapt of th Ha Pott A-anc (HPA) statn at Chst-nut H Co. Th HPAs a unqu an cat non-
prot organization that uses
nspaton an paas foth wo of th stnushHa Pott nos to natchan n th a wo. Ths a-f “dubo’s A” woks towa quat,basc huan hts, tac, anan oth causs that Ha,ron, Hon an oth cha-acts fo th nos wousu suppot. “Ou ssons to pow ou bs toact k th hos th o b actn fo a btt wo,” sasth HPA’s sson statnt. Th HPA has chapts aacoss th Unt Stats, as was ntnatona. Toth, tsbs ha hp to achso ncb tuphs. Th
HPA has sent ve cargo planes
of f-san supps to Ha-t, onat o than 87,000books to posh aasaoun th wo, an s-
tered over 900 rst-time voters
thouh th “Wza rock th vot” Capans n 2008 an2010. “W a n n ak an
difcult times, as Dumbledore
sas, an w ha a choc b-twn what s ht an whats as,” sa Anw Sack,foun of th Ha Pott Aanc. Th HPA s wokn towa aatn so of thaknss n ou wo. As Hon ganstoo fo th quat of ca-tus ca hous-s, ths a-
liance ghts for equal marriage
hts fo lgBTQ nuas,as w as a fo fo a-ton aws an an qua oppotu-nt fo ucaton n ts nwstcapan, equat, FTW (Fo Th Wn). Ths capan asabout $95,000, pss o than th $50,000 oa stat th stat of th capan. Th HPA w contnu wokn towa th oas of ths ca-pan fo th nxt a. Th Chstnut H Co
Chapter, The CHC Grifndors,
s just statn up, wth d. mc-Cau as th aso. Ths cubs jonn th anks of th an oun, thouhtfu an catnuas that upho thHPA. Th ha bn a fw t-ns so fa, but nw bsa awas wco. Th t-ns an nts w noa x of fun an acts as w as aous Ha Pott-th foos an ssts. So,
if you are interested in ghting 
th wo’s Hocuxs thouh
Blackout Solutions
equat Thouh Wza: HPA
Wednesday, October 17 at 4:30 p.m.Redmond Room, Saint Joseph’s Hall
 A Fall Writers’ Forum 
 English and Communications:Creative Writing minors present 
Questions? Contact Dr. Getzen at GetzenKJ@chc.edu
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www.eliewieselfoundation.org
Contact Doctor McCauley,at McCauleyP@chc.edu for further information.
megAN WelCH ’15Bn a fshan can bsu up n on sn wo: uncofotab. Fo, t stat on bfo thncb awkwa onta-ton as o tn  ooat’s fa. it contn-us to anfst tsf n nw 
 ways as my rst semester pro
-sss. Th fn of scofotstat as soon as i azi was on ht housawa fo ho to a pac wh i knw no on. i ftt  t soon ask “Chstnut H-wh?”an thn n spons, th n  how uch i wou ss  fa,  fns an  hotown.i ft t at auaton, whn i ook aoun at th96 oth pop n  cassan az that i was onof th fw an th statfo co, an th on onan Nw enan. i ft
it during the rst awkward
phon consaton wth ooat, an whn iook aoun at  co-pt pack up booan az i wou not bspn th an o.i ot o that scofot,tn sf t was noaan tpoa. But thn i oth, an t ban a o aan.i ha to phsca t a un-nn stat to t nto a b thatn’t f k n. i t totak to soon at ontaton,an th answ on wth aook of utt sust. i anthat th a at ast 100 f-fnt cbak as that -qu ou to huat ousf n font of stans. eonaoun  s k th  w akn fns an han a bast, wh i ft copt aon an soca-awkwa. Thn casss stat. m 
 very rst class was Introduc
-ton to Jounas, sothn that i ook fowa to as b-n as. i ha bn th toof  hh schoo’s a pap, won ona an natona co-pttons fo atcs i ha wt-tn, an spokn at confncsacoss Nw enan about th wok th pap was on. That was  cofot zon, an i
 was completely over-condent
n  abts. it was just an n-toucton cass aft a, ht?it cou not b that ha.i was hob won. i was won about oth subjcts,too. i was ost n  snon of  casss fo a on. i oubt sf. i won- f i was pau wthso kn of soca-pos. i won f thn i habn tauht n hh schoo was a . i quston  so-ca sks,  ntnc, an abt to han ths o- whn co xpnc.But a onth at, i ahann t. it s st awkwa,uncofotab, an o- whn. “exa” s st anunasonab ntatn  wo. i hat sab, pntsan whn Backboa p-fos ts anshn acon potant assnnts. Th s n-nn a-n to o an n-nn howok.mtn nw pop s stawkwa, but i ha afns, no sf ncubs an actts on ca-pus, an a sohow han-n  wokoa. i haaz that i ha on bnh fo a onth, an thatakn staks o fn uncofotab s not th nof th wo. i st ha tot a unnn stat to t nto b, but i a not stupo fnss an co s
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