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Pane 10 S o c c e r S a i n t s A c r o s s t h e U n i v e r s e n o t p l a y f o r N a t s First game at noon Friday By Brent Northup The Saints are making history by hosting the Region I play-offs starting Friday, Nov. 2. Game time today, Friday, is noon at Nelson stadium. Coming off their best season yet, the Saints will seek to win a ticket to nationals this weekend. The Saints begin their quest at noon Friday against Oregon Tech. That game will be followed by a 3 p.m. game between Concordia of Portland and Simon Fraser of Brit­ ish Columbia. \We're very excited to have re­ gional in Flelena,\ said senior Ka­ tie Smith, a defensive midfielder. \We’re hoping the home field, the altitude, the weather and our loyal fans will give us the advantage we'll need to win regionals.\ The winner of regionals will earn an automatic berth to nationals. However, if the Saints don't win the title, they could still be selected for a second conference regional berth to nationals. \Waiting for news of a second berth is stressful, overwhelming and you can't focus on school,\ said Smith. \We'd like to know Saturday afternoon so we can get ready to make our mark on Day­ tona Beach, Fla.\ Nationals begins Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Florida. The Saints qualified for nationals last year after losing the regional championship game in an overtime shootout to Concordia, the Saints nemesis. The Saints finished the regular season 15-1-1, with its only loss coming to Rocky Mountain Col­ lege. Carroll tied Simon Fraser. I, A ST C » 1001 N Last Chance Gulch St (406) 442-4474 “We have a great team, and we know we can do something great with our talent during the play­ offs,” said senior forward Jenni Annicchiarico. “We know we have a good chance this year, and our team can’t wait,” said senior Jacque Hunthausen. The Saints closed out the regular season by swamping the Universi­ ty of Great Falls (7-0), and West­ minster (5-1). The Saints have reached the regional finals for three straight years, losing to Concordia or Si­ mon Fraser in the finals. The Saints played Oregon Tech during the regular season. The Saints won 7-3 at Oregon. \Since we've played them before we know their tactics, but they know ours, too,\ said Smith. \It's going to be a great game.\ The Saints are hoping for a crowd to fill Nelson Stadium for the Friday game. \We're really excited for the op­ portunity and we hope to make our fellow students proud,\ said Smith. \It always helps when you can look up in the stands and see your fellow students cheering you on to victory.\ j u s t f o r B e a t l e s f e n s By Drew Riley Staff Writer Take West Side Story, Forrest Gump, Rent, and fourteen hits of acid. Throw these in a blender with some water. Now pour yourself a big glass of Across the Universe, a Beatles musical film. Every adapted song in the movie is a Beatles song. The songs don’t simply flavor the plot, however; they are the plot. Even the characters are bor­ rowed from the Beatles. The story follows Jude, a Liverpool teen who escapes to the States and meets Max and his sister Lucy along with a group of misfits with Beatles-in- spired names like Sadie, JoJo and Prudence. Jude and Lucy fall in love, but are tom apart by the tumultuous early-1960s. Before that, though, a variety of song-and-dance mo­ ments occur. The film is strongest when these musical moments serve the plot. When Prudence is sexually frustrated, the cast sings “Dear Prudence” to her, and you believe that the Beatles must have written the song for this moment. The film falls flat when musi­ cal moments occur simply for their own sake. When Max is recover­ ing from Vietnam, he sings the Beatles hit “Happiness is a Warm Gun,” because he wants medica­ tion. This five-minute tangent is hardly a crucial plot point. The film makes up for these diversions by being visually enchanting. U2 star Bono makes a cameo as Dr. Robert in the obligatory acid trip scene, which is capped by another cameo from Eddie Izzard as Mr. Kite. Though little happens in this section to advance the story, the bizarre visu­ als and characterization of the drug era is worth the time. More UNIVERSE Page 15 Aquarius “Be good, but if you can’t be good, be strong.” Sadly, you can be neither good nor strong as your affinity for raw illegal monkey meat hands you a nasty case of Ebola. Taurus You always used to wish your dog was still alive. This month, you’ll wish you hadn’t wished that. Leo Death, or living out the rest of your life with your ex- wife, Elizabeth? It’s a hard choice, but fortunately in your unconscious state you won’t have to make it. Horoscopes Pisces Ever wonder where your poop goes? You’d do better to wonder where Simon, your lo­ cal cafeteria worker’s poop goes. Scorpio You’ve been trying to break your routine and try a new thing, which is why “Naked Twister Tuesdays” sounded great, until you found out the first meeting was to be at the Helena Mountain Retirement Home. Gemini The song says that one is the loneliest number, but after a freak machinery accident, you’ll discover that % is even lonelier. Virgo As a good-looking kid, your dad always said you’d have to beat them off with bats. As you sit in your jail cell with thirty to life, you realize how ac­ curate he really was. Sagittarius Victory is sweet. And though your victory will come at a high cost, the new record you set in a game of chicken versus a commercial aircraft can un­ doubtedly never be broken. Aries “For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven,” but we serious­ ly doubt that this is the season to stop taking showers. Cancer Perhaps “2” wasn’t the right answer to all the questions on your calcu­ lus test, but even a broken clock is right twice a day. Libra With hunting season starting this month, we’re all a little nervous about stray arrows, but maybe your girlfriend wasn’t being too unreason­ able when she suggested that riot gear was an overblown precaution. Capricorn If you have love in your life, it can make up for a great amount of things that you lack. However, your unre­ quited love for your pet ham­ ster cannot make up for your lack of personality. Friday, November 2,2007 Volume 01, No 2

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