The Battalion. (College Station, Tex.) 1893-current, November 12, 1997, Image 6

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The hardware design group offers the opportunity to learn and use a wide variety of disciplines including digital, DSP, UP, and analog design skills. Inter-Tel’s Hardware Engineering Group will provide you with a chance to be creative, learn new skills and develop state-of-the-art circuits for our advanced communications systems. Inter-Tel Firmware Opportunities Inter-Tel is also looking for software engineers for its System Software group. The group focuses on embedded Operating Systems and the design and development of real-time soft ware. Platforms range from 8-bit microcontrollers like the Intel 8051 through Motorola’s 680x0 family and into the realm of DSPs. Software languages range from assembly to C++, depending on the application. You’ll be asked to write things like interrupt service routines, hardware-specific interface modules, and memory management functions. General DSP- based telephony applications ranging from simple conferencing, through DTMF receivers, to complex voice encoding and compression also fall under the scope of the system software group. The ability to read hardware schematics will help as part of your responsibilities will include working with our hardware department all the way from the design phase through production, with most of the time spent on systems design issues dealing with performance and real-time requirements. Inter-Tel Software Opportunities Inter-Tel’s Software Design Group offers many exciting opportunities to develop products that are at the forefront of the telephony communications market. For 26 years Inter-Tel has set the standard in full featured, productivity enhancing, business communications tools and is today looked to as an industry leader in the PC based PBX market. 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Nov 20-Clay 8laker w/ Brian Duckworth Dec 4-"Chris!ma$ Jam” w/ Pat Green AMPUS Wednesday • November 12, 1997 Injured Continued from Page 1 “Our small town raised $23,000,” she said. “After an article ran in the Dallas Morning News, we raised all of the money. In one day we got $14,000 for Jennifer.” Jennifer said the people who do nated money to help her are amazing. “It started out being people we know,” she said. “But the story got to a bunch of old Ags, and they sent a lot of money. One couple was plan ning on going on vacation, but in stead they sent me the money they had saved, saying my trip was more important than theirs.” Jackson will be in Argentina un til Dec. 5. She expects to be back at A&M to start the spring semester. “My doctor said it’ll take about two years to get everything back,” she said. “But he said he’d have me ready to come back in time for classes, I’ll just have to take a lighter load.” Jackson said that during the past two years she remained optimistic about the situation. She said the sup port from her family and friends has helped her cope with the accident. “I don’t have much of a choice,” she said. “I can’t let this get me down, and I have never re ally had the time to let it get me down. I’ve been too busy trying to become independent.” Jackson said the accident has brought some positive things into her life. “The accident has definitely brought my family a lot closer,” she said, “and I have become more em- pathetic to people with disabilities. Little things like going to restau rants are a lot more difficult.” Jackson said she is looking for ward to going to Ar gentina. “I have never been out of the country,” she said. “It will be neat to be somewhere completely new, and I am ready for it to happen.” Jackson plans to graduate in Summer 1999 and pursue a career in banking. PMC Continued from Page i The PMC unit did a precision mounted drill and a half-section drill, Simone said. Williams also fired the cannon and was presented the cannon shell in appreciation for his contributions. The cannon, fired at events on campus and at football games, is a Model 1902. The cannon was found in the late 1970s at a Bonfire cut site near Easterwood Airport. “The Spirit of ’02” was first fired on the Quadrangle in September 1982. A plaque stands on the Quad to commemorate the event. In 1984, the cannon became a part of Aggie football tradition when the PMC fired the cannon when the team scored. David Wood, section chief of PMC and a senior construction sci ence major, said the cannon is tak en to many places on campus, in cluding the Sam Houston Sanders Corps Center before and after foot ball games and under the century tree for marriage proposals by cav alry members. The cannon also was featured at the Nov. 6 dedication of the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. Wood said the cannon is the center of many Bryan-College Station events. The cavalry re cently hosted a group of elemen tary students from Bryan-College Station schools. “Eighty elementary school kids came out,” Wood said. “We showed them the wagon, the barn, the sad dles, the sabers, the flags and the cannon. We lined up the kids at the The E (Tobacco Litigation: adore than a Cloud oj A Legal Scorecard for the Tobacco Wars •• •• •• Wednesday, November 12, *997 7:00 pm Rudder 301 http://pf.tamu.edu ‘p:;.:;/;;,; a?;.::,: t0 0 f your speci®* needs. iS it An artist’s touch mm DEREK DEMERE/The Battalion Paulette Platko, working on a new vessel in the pottery studio in the MSC basement. The studio is open to all faculty and students for a small fee. Classes available to those new at pottery and for those more advanced. end and fired the cannon for them.” Membership in PMC is open to all cadets at the beginning of their sophomore year, Wood said. Sophomores are the work force behind the PMC. Their duties in clude cleaning the tack, maintain ing the saddles and equipment, cleaning the barn and the general upkeep of the horses. Junior cavalry members feed the horses every morning at 5:30 and every afternoon, including over the holidays. Juniors serve as the lead ership force in cavalry plans. Se niors are the executive force who handle administrative tasks and initiate plans for the unit. Blake Henshaw, second pla toon officer and a senior agricul tural development major, said people often ask about the re quirements of the group. “People sometimes think the cavalry is another unit within the Corps,” Henshaw said. “But, every one comes from different outfits. Any cadet can join during their sophomore year. It just takes a lot of time and hard work.” PMC leaders said that hard work is the major requirement for the unit. Jody Pollard, half-section sergeant of PMC and a junior agri cultural development major, said PMC is an organization that pro duces life-long friends while pro moting Texas A&M. Pollard said the group is gaining respect throughout Texas and the United States because of the hard work and dedication of its mem bers and leaders. “The cavalry teaches extreme time management,” Pollard said. “You have to be a cadet in the Corps, as well as spend hours prac ticing. PMC becomes a time man- «j agement tool for sophomores and Jlc j it continues through their junior and senior years.” PMC practices each day at ’"j “Fiddler’s Green,” a 30-acre plot of land including fenced pas- K, | tures, a catch pen, a barn, a tack building and office, a hay bam and the cannon garage. In 1979, former A&M President James Miller gave PMC the land, lo cated at Turkey Creek Road and FM ? , 1 2818. Members named the proper- J ty after a cavalry term for a “Caval- 1 ryman’s true home.” The horses are usually donated and belong to the University for use by the PMC. The cavalry has 34 horses and two mules. Cadets are responsible for the horse care. Chad Steitle, operations officer of PMC and a senior bioengineeiMi^i ing major, said PMC continues to be a symbol of the traditions and yJ heritage of A&M. “Everyone looks at the cavalry and sees tradition,” Steitle said. “It 1 was started up again in 1972 be cause people felt its absence.” All cavalry members do not come from an agricultural back ground, Steitle said, who considers himself a “city boy.” “I came out here because of the j people,” he said. “Hard work is I looked upon well and it pays off in the end. The people you work with | all have the same ideals as you do. The cavalry is a bunch of hard working people.” Members of PMC continue to preserve the traditions of the Uni versity represented by the cavalry and field units of the pre-World War II era. . L. Miller _Lecture _ Series. Proudly Presents: the Taking the PRINCETON 0 REVIEW Febmary LSAT? How’s YOUR LSAT score? 409/696-9099 800/2REVIEW WWW.REVIEW.COM Courses start January 3rd! 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