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By Haili Wu
Stafl l/Vriter

College students tend to worry about three things:
classes, jobs and parties. But some among us have
more to worry about than just those things.

These students do everything regular students do,
minus the partying. Instead, they have another job at
home, a very important one: taking care of their chil—

The most difficult aspect of being a student mother
is “having time for myself," said Kara Rinderer, an
early childhood education junior.

Rinderer has an eight-month—old bah boy. She
also has six classes each week. Rinderer an her live—in
boyfriend take turns caring for their baby.

Rinderer also works at a daycare center.

“I would take (the baby) to work with me,” Rinder—
er said. “I‘ll do homework while he’s asleep.”

Most days Rinderer does not go to bed until mid—
night; she usually gets up at 5 a.m. or 6 a.m.





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iIIIAUIY I"! Kara Rinderer, an early childhood education junior, spends a fete moments playing with her Sun/anth-

old son, jarob Blake, before heading out the door to work (below).

and o hiking. Music concerts are also a big interest
for the family.

The Byrd family also takes advantage of the fact
that they are all students by finding ways to study with


Rinderer wants to get her master’s
degree and hopes to be involved in some—
thing in administration or work at a chil-

dren's museum after college.
W'hile Rinderer has a baby, Janet Byrd

has two older children to take care of. Byrd When we her husband.
and her husband do their homework with t b She said she wants to et her master’s
. . . . go 0 t 8 g
the children —— the Byrd family is a family lihra degree.
of students. , 7)” The other goal both Byrd and her hus—
“V\ e are really lucky our kids support us we go ”5”“ band have is to “get out of (UK) before
. if they were a little younger they group. (the children) come.”

wouldn‘t be so supportive," said Byrd, a

junior majoring in interdisciplinary early Jan“ Byrd mothers have in balancmg their time
childhood education. a - ior onhhr between school and fatnilv, most of them

Byrd admits she does not spend as much trig: the library really do not regret attending college.
time with her children as she would like. with herbushand “Pm me, it is much better to come back
andmio children. at a later day," said Judy Ilcnsley, a jour—

Monday throu rh Thursday, Byrd works
and goes to school all day.

Her makeup time with her family is on



each other.

“\Vhen we go to the library, we go as a
group,” Byrd said.

On Fridays, when Byrd is free for the
afternoon, she tries to spend the time with

V Despite all the difficulties student

nalism senior and a mother.
She said she was not mature enough and



“No homework,” Byrd said. “We devote Sundays
just (to) family."
Sometimes they get away for the whole weekend

would probably have flunked out had she
gone to college iii er teens.
A mother of two, Hensley shares Rinderer and

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Retiring director honored at women's cunterence

By LaShanna Carter
Staff W'ritcr

The third annual UK Women’s Conference dis-
played the cultural, spiritual and intellectual aspects
of the African American heritage.

Last night’s conference was hi hlighted by the
award ceremony honorin Doris “Wilkinson, founder
of the conference and t e director of the African
American Studies and Research Program.

Wilkinson was honored for her dedication, sup-
port and commitment to UK for over 30 years. This
is also Wilkinson’s last year with the rogram. Since
she began the conference in 1995, it has been moti-
vational and well-attended. Opal Baker, co~coordi-
nator of the conference, said Wilkinson is very
instrumental in getting the program involved.

“It is an era marked,” Baker said of Wilkinson’s
initiative in instituting the conference.

Triplett reaches lfll' stars

France last summer, and she’s “still
broke because of it,” she said.

Editor‘s note: This is the second story in a series


One of her friends, Ben Borrusch, a

Even though several heroines from history are
remembered each year, Baker said several are still on
campus. Nikky Finney, poet and assistant professor
of creative writing, gave the introduction to Wilkin-
son. The Affrilachian Poets, a cup to which
Finney belongs, each read severa of their poems
dedicated to Wilkinson.

The conference featured a video produced by
Joan Brannon and titled “Raised By Women,” based
on the poem with the same name written by Kelly
Norman ElliS, co-coordinator of the conference.

The workshops dealt with writing, health psy-
chology and education. One of the organizations
that played a major part in conference was the
Frankfort-Lexington Chapter of LINKS, a national
service organization with more than 10,000 female
members. Carol Spotts, president of LINKS, said
the conference is important to women.

“It is very exciting and appropriate for African

American women in the area," Sports said. “There
are a wide range ofinterests, :ICthltlt‘s. problems and
social issues that African American women need to
examine." l‘illis said a conference like this is impor-
tant because “sometimes in Black History Month
and VVomcnIs Ilistory month, black women and
other women of color get lost.YY

“I thought that it was important that she had this
celebration ofwoinen ofAfrican descent," lillis said.

Ellis and Baker have decided to continue the con-
ference even though \Vilkinson is stepping down as
coordinator. The two said they want to further
expand the conference's scope to include the Lexing—
ton community. This year they brought in some
people who work and live in the Lexington area in
addition to others outside of the UK campus.

The public who had the op ortunity to ex flow
the rich African American culiure enjoyed them-
selves, Ellis said.



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about the people behind the platform. The
presidential candidates will be featured afier
Spring Break.

By Brian Dunn
Staff Writer

Kristin Triplett stands in front of
the goal, covered from head to toe in
protection. She’s wearing bamboo leg
pads, a chest protector, a huge helmet,
a triple-extra-large jersey and black
paint under her eyes for a little bit of
extra intimidation.

She's the field hockey goalie for
Kentucky Country Day High School,
and she’s ready to block Eastern’s
penalty shot, the shot that could win
the me.

“ on don’t mess with the goalie,”
said Triplett, vice presidentia candi-
date for the Student Government
Association, as she sat sipping on her
oran e Kool-Aid. “You have to own
that field. It’s your house.”

For the past two and a half years,
UK has been Triplett’s house. In that
time, she has served as Chi Omega
secretary and Inter eek Program-
ming Assembly mem r and now she
is cam ai ing with Kyle Thompson
to hca S A next year.

mechanical engineering junior, said,
“To me, she’s somewhat amazing
because of all the things she
does. And she has so many
friends. She’ll run into
somebod anywhere.” ..

Jennifye'r Triplett, '
her sister and a UK

But Jennifer remembers a better
sto . When Triplett was in second
gra e, she had a friend with cerebral
palsy, a disability of muscular inco—
ordination and speech disturbances
caused by brain damage during

birth. -
While many kids were


senior, remembers

that everybody mean to the girl because she
knew Triplett was mildly retarded, Jennifer,
as “Jennifer’s said, “Kristin never saw
little sister” her that way.”

before she went When the girl had

to France for a corrective surgery to

ear, but when straighten her legs,
Jennifer Kristin stayed with her,
returned, eve - singing songs to help her

3 get through the pain,
Jennifer said.

As she took another

drink from her Kool-Aid,

body said, “0 ,
you’re Kristin’s

“She’s so
funny and Triplett wandered back to
3006’,” Jen- the field hockey field, back
nifer said. to hiding behind her mask
“Honestly, she’s and padding, readying to
the most honest block arch-rival Eastern’a
rson I know.” penalty shot.

“I could be whoever I
wanted, and nobody could
tell who I was behind that
thing," she said. “I was it.”

And she’s devoted
to friends and famil . ’
Triplett saved lbr a
year to visit her sister in

and Rod Triplett; sisters
Beth, 28, Jennifer, 22

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The referee stepped up to the Eastern
shooter and looked toward Triplett
standing in front of the goal. He asked,
"Goalie ready?”

“Yeah,” she said in the biggest, bad~
dest voice she could muster. In an
instant, the shooter slapped the ball
toward the corner of the goal, and
Triplett leaped to smother the ball.

“She never does anything half-ass,”
Jennifer said. “She's always reaching
for the stats.”


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Leave policy _

By Mal Herron

Features Editor

At about the same time geography professor
Susan Thomas is rocking two-week~old twins,
Shannon Price is drafting plans.

Price, the assistant project director for the
Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive
Research, and the other members from the ad—hoc
committee on the status of women plan to make a
series of recommendations on maternity leave for
staff and faculty in the coming weeks.

According to the current regulations as stated in
the faculty handbook. faculty and staff must scek
approval for maternity leave from the dean of their

department and ultimate—


ly from the chancellor or

vice president “under the

provisions for sick leave."
Administration regula-

tions say only faculty and Instead if
staff who have worked at treats

bit for a minimum ofone materni a: a
year aml worked at least . . .
1,150 hours" during that duel” 11y.
year can take up to II ThatSJWt 710’
weeks of unpaid leave. fair: ”

“It does not come up y
with its own policy,” said

Thomas. Susan Hogans
“Instead it treats 6:32:53

maternity as a disability.
That's just not fair."

Price first questioned
the policy last year when
she was having her child. She said UK allowed her
only six weeks off, and she was told by one UK
superior, “If you want to bond with your baby, do
it on your own time."

She said the policy discriminates against preg-
nant women, because no specific time frame is
allotted for injuries such as a broken leg or arm,
and UK allows only six weeks of unpaid leave.

This amount oftime, she said, violates the Fam-
ily Medical Leave Act, signed into law by Presi—
dent Clinton in I993, as well as Title V” of the
1964 Civil Rights Act.

According to the ad-hoc committee’s rccom»
mendation, approved Monday, the current policy
on maternity leave “treats women affected by
pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condi-

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Politicians vying
lor Sen. Ford's seat

FRANKFORT —— Democrat Wendell Ford's
announcement that he'll retire from the US. Sen-
ate triggered immediate decisions by some politi-
cians to run for the post, while others have their
eye on the House ifa seat is vacated,

U.S. Rep. Scotty Baesler of Lexington has
already laced himselfin the Democratic primary
for For ’5 seat and former state Human Resources
Secreta Masten Childers II said he may run.

Childers has suggested voluntary limits on
campaign contributions to “set an example for the
nation. Baesler said he‘s open to voluntary limits
on spending, but not on contributions.

Republican 4th District Rep. Jim Bunning of
Southgate has virtually entered the Senate race
and candidates are lining up to suceed him.

Bunnin ’5 House district stretches from Old-
ham and helby counties to the West Virginia

The most likely Republican faceoff is between
Fort Mitchell lawyer Rick Robinson, a close Bun-
ning ally, and state Sen. Gex Williams of Verona,
a rominent conservative. Rep. Jim Zimmerman
0 La Gran e said he too may run.

The likefiiest Democratic candidates appeared
to be state Senate President Pro Tem Walter
Blevins of West Liberty and Covington Ma or
Denny Bowman, who ran against Bunning ast

Ilol lawn to lo II alto.-

LOS ANGELES — Rob Lowe is about to get
some of the best exposure he's had
since well, since that famous
bedroom video.

The star of such movies as St.
Elmo’s Fire and About Last Night
signed a two-year deal With
Paramount Network Television to
star in a sitcom.

The premiere date and remise
of the series were not disclosed Lon

Lowe kept a low profile for several years after
appearing in an erotic home video made in his
hotel suite during the 1988 Democratic National

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\Yhile many students will be
escaping to the white sand beaches
of the Gulf of \Ietico john
Young will spend his Spring Break
in the mountiins ofI astern Ken-

III: and about 25 other people
will be taking place in the alterna-
tive Spring Break program, spon-
sored by Alpha Phi Omega service

Young, a philosophy senior, is
the coordinator for this year's
alternative spring break program,
Being in such a position seemed to
be a natural for Young who grew
up in Rocky River, Ohio

He believes much of his will—
ingness to help others came frorn
the environment he grew up in.

I \cryonc was always looking
out for you in tny neighborhood "
Young said.

He maintained this spirit of
helping out those in need during
high school, when he spent many

Students bemoan loss of Attali

By Chip Bright

(.‘Ini/rI/Irmno II rife)

I he recent addition of an edu—
1‘ 111mm] I’uropcan television net—
uork has lowered the standard of
diversity at UK. some students

.\Iansoor Amini, a doctoral can-
didate in decision science and
inform Ition systems said the Uni-
versity s ipplication of the new
network prevents him from watch—
mg the l’ersian-- and Islamic-relat-
ed Aftab network.

“I am confused because the
University preaches diversity, and
the (Aftab) network provided me
with tny only option for seeing my
own culture." Amini said.

German professor Ted Friedler
said the German—funded network,
Deutsche VVelIe, began airing in
December in coordination with
the German language department
at UK.

A government provided grant
for the purchase of a satellite

john Young
HBIIIIIIQ others help themselves

hours volunteering at a local nurs-
ing home, visiting residents and
helping with recreational activi—

Young believes people should
always be willing to
give back to their com-

“I think people owe
it to their community
to get involved." he

Young became
involved in Alpha Phi
Omega in the fall of
1995, and he has been
an active member ever

Being involved in
Alpha Phi ()me ra takes up much
of his time. and ellow members of
the fraternity recognize him for
his tireless efforts.

l)1\id (iillis a biology senior
who Is also Imcmbcr of \lpha Phi
Omega, appreciates the work
Young puts into the Spring Break

I Iaving served as trip coordina—

tor beforc. (iillis knows the

receiver and permission from the
communication system allowed
the University to receive the
down«fccd. he said.

“Deutsche \Yelle provides stu-
dents with an entire spectrum of
educational uses," Fricdler said.

He said programming topics
include everything froin news to

contemporary arts in German,

English and Spanish.
'ICI Cable and UK have an

agreement allowing the school to

cut in on any non—pay station. said

Brian Stocks, master control at

TCI public access.

Paul Leeveque, director of
UKTV, said UK television cur-
rently controls six channels on


Channel 16, the University
telecourse, also airs on cable in the


Dinesh Mirchendani, president
of the Student Indian Association,
said he is glad additional educa-
tional channels are being acquired,
but he doesn’t understand why the



amount of work that goes into
organizing such a trip.

“I think he s doing a great job
and he s been doing it or a long
time "said (yillis, who also will be
goinor on this year strip.

\Ilison \\ alston a
biotechnology junior,
went on last year's tri 1
and said it was well
worth the effort.

Like most others,
\Valston praised Young
for his involvement.

“He's done a great
job this year.“ she said.

As trip coordinator,
Young has a lot of
responsibilities to ban-

Since the trip does not cost
anything for those who go. Young
hid to solicit donations from the
comtmmitv of IIydcu. Ky. .where
the group will be working.

lhc Ihompson (.1l11ritable
Foundation provided an $8,000
grant to assist with travel expenses
and building materials.

Young also contacted local

Aftab channel must go.

“This issue should be reviewed
because so tnany Indian students
appreciated the programming,"
said Mirchendani, a business
administration graduate student.

“Unfortunately. it is not quite
that easy,” said Andy Spears,
director of UK library media ser-

Spears said the probletn has
come to his attention, but the
large capital expense of the equip-
ment enabling the University to
patch over I ( 1 channels makes it
difficult to switch the German sta—
tion to another channel.

“The University bought equip—
ment specifically for channel l4;
otherwise we could switch the
programming to another UK-
operated channel,” Spears said.
“That’s rather not feasible at the

However, they will look into
the possibility of switching the
German station to another chan-
nel and buying additional space,

businesses, including Dairy Queen
and Subway, about donating meals
to the group

I hey will sleep in the Leslie
( ounty High School gym

I his ye 1r the group Will be
working on the home of an 85-
year—old woman.

The group plans to make sev—
eral repairs to the house as well as
improve the appearance of the
surrounding property, which was
damaged by the recent flooding.

H'orking with older people is

something Young still enjoys

“I especially love working with
the elderly,” he said.

“They’re always so happy to see
you when you get there.”

The service projects are not all

Young can find plenty of time
to meet other people Ind enjoy
the company of the whole group.

“I like them. I had a real good
timc,"l1e said.

“You meet 25 other people and
have a lot offun with them.”


Spears said.

“Upon installation of the pro-
gram. 'I(ZI was in the middle of
realigning the stations," he said.

Spears said UK knew Channel
H would remain public access,
and did not reali7c so many view-
ers were interested In the channel.

“It was a game of hit-and-
miss," Spears said.

In the meantime, Spears said
UK'IV airs the Aftah network on
Channel 14 for two hours each
Saturday and Sunday.

Friedler said the German
department will evaluate the edu—
cational benefits of Deutsche
\Velle at the end of the semester.

“The German department does
not want to convey the message
that we bump other people,” said
Phil McKnight, chairman of the
German department.

“If the station is interfering
with someone else’s enjoyment,
then something should done to
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SEW” AIIIII MST Ron lWercer will be participating in bi: second andfinal
NCAA Tournament beginning tonight against Montana.

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title [IBIBIISB starts today

No. 16 seed Montana
first opponent for UK

By ChrIs Easterllng
Spam Editor

Montana knows what it's up
against. After all, the Grizzlies
have faced a defending national
cham ion before.

' e last time came in 1991,
when Montana faced the unbeaten
UNLV Runnin' Rebels. falling
just short 99—65.

This time, the teatn is UK.

After sailing through the regu-
lar season and Southeastern (Ion—
ference Tournament. winning 30
of 34 games, the \Vildcats begin
their defense of last year‘s NCAA

The Cats and Grizzlies get it
on tonight at 7:55 at the Jon M.
Huntsman Center on the campus
of the University of Utah in salt
Lake City. UK enters the game as

the No. 1 seed in the \\'e.st
Region, while the Big Sky

champion Grizzlies are, at least in
everyone else's eyes, the whipping
boys as the No. 16 seed.

Montana last appeared in the
tournament in 1992, as a 1-1 seed.
Its stay was short-lived, though. as
Florida State knocked out the
Grizzlies 78-68 in the first round.

“\Ve have great appreciation
for being in the NCAA Tourna~

III] rains on Madison's 1,000th game

By Rob Herhst
Weekend Sportr Editor

Yesterday marked a milestone
for UK baseball coach Keith
Madison, but it might be a day he
wants to forget.

Madison coached his 1,000
game at UK yesterday but his
team was drubbed 15-4 by Ohio.
Des ite the outcome of the game,
Madison felt fortunate

“God has really blessed me to
be able to coach 1,000 consecutive
games without missing a game,"
Madison said. “It’s a real privilege
to work with youn men for as
long as I’ve been a le too and I
can‘t think of anything I’d rather
do than coach another 1,000
games. It’s a great blessing."

\IVhile he wouldn’t like the
streak to end, yesterday’s game
wouldn’t have been a bad one to

His pitchers gave up 14 earned
runs including eight in the top of

the seventh innin . \Vhile Cat
hurlers struggled, tic Bobcat duo
of Robert Sismondo and Tom
Miller stifled UK bats.

The pair combined to strike
out 16 \IVildcats and gave up only
six hits.

“Pitching is a big part of the
game and also your attitude,“
Madison said. “You gotta come
out and compete every day. You
can't just come out every once in a

UK starting pitcher Tim Row—
land (1—3) lasted only 1 2/3 innings
and gave up five runs in the loss.

The UK promotions team has a
contest where if a \Vildcat hits a
home nm over the centerfield
wall, fans in attendance receive a
coupon for a free Big Mac.

Too bad for the spectators it
doesn't apply when opposing play—
ers hit round-trip ers.

Ifthat was so, fans would have a
feast, because Ohio clobbered five
home runs, including two from

Jake Eye and a grand slain by Bart

The (lats' only opportunity to

make the game halfway close came
in the fourth inning. Down bv six

runs, UK‘s David (Zheatle led off

the inning with a home run and
Justin Bunch followed with a dou«
The rally would stop there.
After Bunch, senior
Tedesco was caught l()()l\'111L’()11 a

questionable strike three ant drew

a line in the dirt With his bat. The

home plate umpire immediately

ejected Tedesco who did not
argue his dismissal. nor did Madi-

“A big inning can start with a
single hit," Tedesco said. “I'm

sure the ejection brought a lot of

people down."

“The umpire was definitely
right," Madison added. "You
never show the umpire up. jay is a
senior and he knows better than

Track teams Iinish 22nd in IIIBIIA Indoor Championships

By Price Atkinson
Staff Writer

Nine members of the UK track
and field team ~— three women
and six men — ended the indoor
season last weekend at the 1997
NCAA indoor track and field
championships in Indianapolis.

In the team standings, both the
UK men’s and women’s teams fin—
ished 22nd overall.

Leading the way for the men
was the second place finish by the
4x400 relay team, composed of


Mark Mi r, Chris Martin,
Dwight Phillips and Darryl

The relay team ran a time of
3:08.47 to finish second behind

which set a new




NCAA record with a time of

Phillips, a freshman running in
his first NCAA championship, said
he felt great about the second-
place finish.

“I was excited,” he said. “It’s a
big change for me coming from
the hi h school level.”

Mi ler bounced back strong in
the relay after he fell while run-
nin in the 400-meter dash. Miller
saitf UK track and field earned
some respect with its high finish in
the relay.

“In the relay we ran our fastest
time of the year and it put us up
there and got us a lot of respect as
far as in the nation,” Miller said.

Sprinter Michelle Brown car-
ried the load for the UK women’s





"AM - 4PM


team, scoring every single point.

Brown, who passed up running
in the world championships in
Paris to compete with UK at the
NCAAS, ran a tough double. She
had to run four races on Friday
with the finals on Saturday.

“As good as Tim Harden was,
we never felt comfortable with
him attempting that double at the
national meet, so we had reserva—
tions about Michelle doing it,"
UK head coach Don \Veber said.
“(But) we felt she had the mindset
to do it, and she did remarkably

Brown finished third in the 55-
meter dash with a time of 6.75 and
placed sixth in the 200 meter.

Weber said he was happy with
his team’s meet overall.


.I a .v


merit, and facing a team the
stature of Kentucky," Montana
Coach Blaine Taylor said. “Right
now, we literally feel blessed."

The Grizzlies may feel blessed,
but the record in ~18 tries, no 16
seed has ever knocked off a No. 1.

But don't tell that to the folks
in Missoula, Mom.

“I think our r
point guard Kirk
\Valker said it best
when he was quot—
ed saying ‘99 per
cent of the time
the Kentucky's in
this type of
niatchup win, but
the other one per-
cent is why you
play the game,”
Taylor said.

The “other one
percent" has come
close to happening
a cotiple of times
in the past seven
years, most
recently last year to Purdue. The
Boilermakers were the top seed in
the \Vcs‘t, playing against a spunky
\Vestern (Iarolma squad.

The (:LIKJIIIUIIHIS missed on a
couple of jutupers late in the con-
test. allowing l’urdue to escape
with a 73<7l victory.

Georgi-a would go on to elimi-
nate the Boilers in the second




III‘SI home game


The UK softball team's
inaugural hotne game did not go
quite as the team hoped, as Val—
paraiso topped the \Vildcats (VI in
the first Tame ofa doubleheader.

The Vildcats now take to the
road for almost a month starting
this Saturday in the Indiana
Tournament in Bloomington.
The Cats will face such teams as
Alabama. Auburn. South (Iarolina,

.‘Iiilnli (( )lilo) .IIIll .‘Iitltllt‘
Tennessee State during this

['K will not play another game
at the new softball \LItllllIII until
April 5, when Si‘ititlicastern (Ion;
fcrencc rival Georgia visits.


The other time came in 1990,
when Michigan State had to go
into overtime to beat Murray
State 75-71.

That Spartan squad would
make it to the Sweet Sixteen
before falling to Georgia Tech
and its “Lethal \N'eapon 3" back;
court of Dennis Scott, Kenny
Anderson and Brian ()liver.

Despite the confidence \Ioii—
tatia brings into tonight's game.
don't think that the (iriulies
haven’t heard of UK's basketball

“\Ve've been fortunate at \Ion-
tana to brag about Ilium sea—
sons," 'l‘aylor said. “I think it real-
ly puts it in perspective when their
yard-marker for a good season is
30 wins.

“I think that tells you how elite
their program is, both steeped in
tradition and in present success-

The Montana players are look
ing at this game as .111 opportu