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JAVE IHE VYURLU. Since saving lives begins with one person, Paula Banks, junior, performs C a rd io P u lm in a ry Recusitation (CPR) on a manikin during her first aid class. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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At ’The Party That Goes Down E a sy ,” Renee Williamson, senior, reacts to the sounds of the bur ping contest. Participants, including Williamson, chugged Cokes in preparation for the con­ test. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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Trey Bley, freshman, with her voice, Krista O lm stead , fresh m an , sings When I Fall In Love during Greek Greats in the atrium of Bethany First C h urch of the Nazarene. Photo by Lori M. Smith. Sh a rped d ressed M E N . M ove in day brings student mentor JeremyTyrrell, junior,out to help Chad Trendle, freshman, carry a rack of clothing to the 5th floor of Snowbarger Hall. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

Are You SID? eshmen went shopping for >phomores In Disguise (SID) on janie night. A fter the iphomore Class President Brad >wnley disappeared, the hunt as on. 10

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Murder came to SNU when Any Body For Tea hit the stage under the direction of senior Lindy Jett. The old ladies giggled while the officers wondered whodunnit.

In Mexico, students got dirty in cross-cultural evangelism. At the sam e tim e, San Diego '91 challenged students to find their place in the big picture.


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By David White "Bootcamp, that's what this is!" that thought must have crossed my mind about a hundred times during the week of New Student Institute. NSI began on Saturday with the

Lea d er o f th e pa ck . Giving it all he has, Ramon Wycoff, freshman, pulls for a Tri Nu victory with the help of team m ate Sherri Robertson, fresh­ man. Photo by Lori M. Smith. C o ld h a rd c a sh . Twenty dollars awaited the person who could climb to the top of this greasy pole at Wild's Fish Farm. T ry­ ing to get to the top are D av id J o h n s o n , P h il Howell, and John Davis, freshmen. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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traditional president's welcome, when we all got to stand in a circle on the mall, and light candles. This ceremony signified the beginning of our journey through college. I thought this was cool. It helped us feel a part of the school's heritage. W hat I thought was even more amazing was the fact that no one caught their hair on fire, with over 300 people holding candles, this was quite a feat. After Sunday's farewell to our parents, we were put to work. That night we got to play all these wild and crazy "bonding" games. Other than the fact that I almost got killed in some of these games, I had a lot of fun. The next day most of us received a jolting wake-up call from our student mentors. After a busy day of campus tours, seminars and other activities, we were treated to a

cookout at W ild's Fish Farm. That night I was expecting a break so I could sleep late, b then I saw the schedule for t rest of the week. Tuesday was another full day of seminars. No offense the speakers, but I was dead. Hey, I was so tired that I would have fallen asleep evei if Madonna had given a speech. That night the Alum: Association gave us a great "Southern Supper " The seminars continued or Wednesday, with registration too. I don't know about anyone else, but I ju st loved standing in line for hours. O course, I've been told that th< current registration process was a lot smoother than in years past. Even if it was tiring, NSI was fun. Now, I can be a mentor and torture next year freshmen.

LEA N ON ME. Getting up has never been so difficult fo r Ja s o n T h o m p s o n , Sherri Miner, and Ann Robinson, freshmen, until they have to lock arms and attempt to stand together during NSI week. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

C A N I H A VE Y O U R A UTO GRAPH ? A get-toknow-you activity on the mall finds Katrina Peirce, Beverly Limke, and Heidi Fowler, freshmen, looking for their own picture in a fellow freshman's manual so that they can put their signature by it. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

L i f e IN TH E FAST LANE. At a stop­ ping point during registration, Toby Rowland, freshman, waits while Carole M cNally of Student Development scans the computer for information. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

G o o d TIM ING. Excite­ ment abounds at W ild's Fish Farm as society mem­ bers, David Saliba, Tim Adams, Marla Davis, and M indy Banz, freshm en celebrate Phi Kappa Chi's win in the water tower competition. Photo by Lori M. Smith. New Student Institute Design by Kendra Thomson

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F a l l in g in lo v e. While Jeanne Bryan, sophomore, sings a parody of "W hen I Fall In Love" Tim Clark, sophomore, is over­ come by her charm. Photo by Lori M. Smith.


B e a n i e h u n t i n g . John Davis, Doug Booth and Bryan Maker, freshmen, ask Mishel Ratlief and Tami Stinson if they have their beanies. The hunt for "SID ," a Sophomore In Disguise, took place in Quail Springs Mall. Photo by Lori M. Smith. PSST! H EY YOU! Emcee Greg Shasteen, sophomore, promotes welcome week as he daringly flashes a t-shirt to passers by during Sophomore Follies. Photo by Lori M . Smith.


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by Darren Currin It was something that all freshmen heard about upon arriving at school. It was something that all sophomores anticipated. It was something that humbled most freshmen. What was it? It was the Great Beanie Hunt during Welcome Week '91. The beanie hunt was just one of the many activities that the sophomores sponsored to help welcome freshmen. The sophomores' theme for the week was "The Hunt for the Red Beanie." The hunt began with a trip to Quail Springs Mall where the freshmen searched for their beanies among the hidden sophomores. "I really enjoyed it, and it helped to set the atmosphere for the week," said Donnie Ryan, freshman.



W ith their beanies intact, the freshmen were thrown an underwater party by the sophomores. During the festivities, Brad Townley, sophomore class president was "kidnapped by Soviets" who claimed he was unfit for the presidency The freshmen were given clues as to Brad's location. They searched for the president within a five mile radius of the campus. Brad was finally found early Tuesday morning by Mark W hitley, freshman. He said, "Tell Brad that next time he wants to hide someplace, to come to me for advice." The week's other activities included an ice cream social on the Bud Robinson lawn, beanie checks, a pizza party at Crystal's and the Sophomore Follies.


K ID N A PPED . Sophomore Class Presi­ dent Brad Townley resists as “Soviets" Philip Rodebush, sophomore, and Mike Coleman, junior, "kidnap" him while Tim McClain and Dennis Henderson, seniors, explain that Brad is unfit for the presidency. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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talen ts by Andrea Borlase As the concluding event of New Student Institute (NSI), "Greek Greats'7 helped start the year with enthusiasm and fun. The night began with the societies performing their traditional skits. First place went to Mu Lambda Mu for their skit, "School Days." Runners-up were Alpha Rho Delta, coming in second, and Nu Nu Nu as third place. Mu


was very pleased by the hard work done by their society members and were very happy to win. "W e were all very excited. The freshmen put their skit together themselves and gave it all they had," stated Mu Lambda Mu society captain Angee Crocker, sophomore. Beta Psi Epsilon, winners of the past three "Greek Greats" were disappointed to have lost this year However, they were


P ILLO W TALK. Stephanie Frymire, Alisha Rouse, Michelle Painter, Kim LaJennesse, and Shanda Nelson, freshmen, share the secret of what really goes on at a slumber party. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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L u c k O ' TH E IRISH. Erika Schmidt, freshman, plays her natural "bag pipes" to the tune of the Alma Mater. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

optimistic about next year "I think Beta will always b< up on the top and they'll coir back next year to regain their title," said Beta society captaii Betsy Barrientes, junior The next event was the talent show There was a five way tie between participants, Amy Campbell, John Farley, Krista Olmstead, Meredyth Shannon, and Monica Wright freshmen. The first place winner was Heather Johnson, freshman. Johnson sang "O n M y Own" from the play "Les M iserables." The night ended with sophomores M iles Zinn and Brad Townley's rendition of "Istanbul, Not Constantinople by They M ight Be Giants anc the announcing of the winnei "I think it was a great opportunity for the freshmen to get to know each other anc for the upperclassmen to find out what the freshmen were like. It was a great way to sta the school year," said Heathei Johnson, freshman.

CK YOUR BIC. Representing the soes, Shawn Conrad, junior, Tim k, sophomore, Dr David Alexander, n Berg, senior, and D.J. Hochstetler, nomore, provide a touch of pageantry >egin Greek Greats 1991. Photo by M. Smith.

L i f t AN D TUCK. Allison Shigley, freshman, battles the “freshman 15“ with the help of Shawn Wedel, fresh­ man, AKA Richard Simmons as part of the Theta Gamma Kappa skit. Photo by Lori M. Smith. P u m p YOU UP Miles Zinn and Brad Townley sophomores, present an encore performance of “They Might Be G iants" at Greek Greats. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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P um ped a n d READY With determination and excitement, the freshmen women rip through a spirit banner just before the game. Photo by Daren Hayes.

A G O N Y AND DEFEAT After the play on the field, Danette Stanko, freshman, exper­ iences pain as "touch" turns to "tackle." Photo by Todd Ray Brant. BELIEVE IT OR NOT In only three inches of water, Scott Regester, junior, dives for a chance to become Mr University 1991. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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by Lori Hamilton Powder Puff '91. A time where the girls had a chance to break out of those sweet, innocent personalities and show just how mean and dirty they could be. The girls spent many long hours in practice, working hard so that their team would be known as the best. "Practice was rough, but the freshmen were pumped and we had a lot of fun learning what it takes to play the game of football," said M issy Rudd, freshman. It was the upperclassmen that proved they had what it took to be the best. In the first half of the game, the upperclassmen made two touchdowns with a two point conversion making the score 16-0. W ith much determination, the freshmen came back in the second half

and scored. In the final minutes of the game, the upperclassmen scored again thus defeating the freshmen 23-6. AMS President W eylin Windom arranged to have the game held in a the football stadium at Central Jr High. "Having the Powder Puff game in a real stadium made it feel like a real football game," said Dana Fugett, senior Trent May, sophomore, was one of the freshmen coaches. "Last year I was a referee and was not as involved, but this year I got to know a lot of the new freshmen as well as coach. It was a lot of fun." Upperclass coach Greg Hall, junior, said, "T h is was my second year as coach and I really enjoyed it. The girls worked hard and showed a great sense of enthusiasm. I am very proud of them ."

by Lori Hamilton Following Powder Puff was the first annual Mr University contest. Associ­ ated W o m en S tu d en ts Council decided to find six worthy men and let them compete in a new pageant style competition called Mr University formerly known as “Campus Clod." The pageant was held in Broadhurst Gymnasium. “Last year I felt that ev­ eryone froze by having it outside, so we changed it and kept everyone w arm ," said Michelle Banz, junior, AWS President. Candidates were Eddie Keefer and Chris Hodges, freshmen, DJ Hochstetler, sophomore, Scott Regester, junior, and Brian VanN orman, senior The candi­ dates were judged based on evening wear, swimwear, talent and interview. While the student body cast their votes, Lindy Jett, senior entertained the au­ dience with her W hitney Houston lip sync act, I Get So Emotional. Two time Campus Clod candidate Brian VanNorman was crowned the first Mr University. “After three years it was an honor to be crowned the first Mr. University “ said Van Norman. VanNorm an entertained the audience with the song You Light Up M y Life.

R' SHE BLOWS. Flippers included, Hodges, freshman, flops his way the runway modeling his deep sea Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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W h a t a b a r g a in . K im J o r d a n , s e n io r watches as Coach Jerry Finkbeiner barters with a souvenir vender with the Revolution Arc in Kiev. Photo Courtesy o f Bobby Bolton.

M a k e A JO YFU L NOISE. Believ share their culture and language w Melanie Elder, sophomore, as they si and play their instruments. Photo Charles Gage. -* s ID

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Kendra Thomson „ast summer, two groups re invited to visit the Soviet ion. The first group joined th students from other zarene colleges to spend two eks passing out Bibles and ivering medical supplies. T h e Russian people were aid of nothing as far as rituality goes. It was mbling for us to see how on ? for God they were. I wed to myself that I would ^er again take a job or do /thing that people would t know I was Christian," d Blaine Versaw, senior rhe "To Russia W ith Love" p was led by Norm oemaker, Vice President of iritual Development at Point ma Nazarene College. Ten 1U students and two faculty ‘mbers were part of the ssion trip, rhey joined with proximately 33 other izarene college students and ;tributed nearly 95,000 bles, delivered medical pplies and held evangelistic lies in four Soviet cities: yansk, Kursk, Klintsy and el. Chris Branstetter said, Vhen I went I said, 'God, I'll

be a missionary if it is Your will, but please don't let it be.' After going to Russia I realized that God did not want me to be a missionary He just wanted me to surrender to His will for my life." Another group of students surrendered their August to God. The women's basketball team was invited to play in a tournament. The Lady Redskins were awarded first place. In between games, they were able to pass out Bibles and approximately 5,000 tracts and testimonials to the Russian people. Ashae Palmer, freshman, said, "A Russian man that we called 'Snake' who had been hanging around us for awhile came up and asked me what we were doing. W ith the help of a Russian interpreter, he prayed and accepted Christ right there. I was very surprised how open the people were to the gospel of Jesus C hrist." Shortly before the girls came home, a political coup took place. As the walls came down politically and spiritually, the Russian people proved to be hungry for the World of God.

LADING CARDS. Kim Jordan, senMichelle Banz, junior, and Bridgette esee, freshman, give Soviet youths ds with their picture, testimony and 'orite Bible verse. Photo by Christy Prison.

FIRST AID. President Loren Gresham (in maroon jacket) and Russia team members pass out medical supplies that were brought from the United States. Photo by Charles Gage.

LO V E IN A N Y LANGUAGE. Students from several Nazarene colleges join with Soviet Christians while singing for a church service. Photo by Charles Gage.

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by Stephania Langford Ever wonder why ALL of the parking lots are completely full each morning? Or why the Courtyard Cafe was almost always busy during the chapel hour? It may have had something to do with the 500 commuter students who came to the campus to attend classes. Grissel Guzman, junior, lived with her family in Bethany "I don't have to miss my parents like other students do," she said, "I always have them there." Guzman was usually able to walk to campus when a ride could not be arranged. Even though she lived off campus, she still felt that she was very involved in campus life. Some commuter students were married and some even had children. Marilyn Maddox, a senior transfer student from Oklahoma State University, carried a full-tim e load of 14 hours and only lived 10 minutes from campus. Maddox said it was not inconvenient for her to live away from campus. Many students moved off-

O F F CAM PUS ADVANTAGES. Away from the hustle and bustle of the dorm, Tim Stevenson, junior, is able to concen­ trate in the quietness of his own apart­ ment. Photo by Stephania Langford.

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campus once they turned 23, the age at which students were no longer required to live on campus. Tim Stevenson, junior, and Steve Livingston, junior, were sharing an apartment this year after living on campus in previous years. "I enjoy the privacy and being able to go to bed when I want to. The only thing I don't like about living off campus is eating my own cooking," says Stevenson. He added that he would much rather eat in the Courtyard Cafe. Steve Livingston, however, would rather live in the dorms. "It's just too inconvenient to live off campus," Livingston said, "It isn't as easy to go back to bed when I get out of class when I'm not on campus." Whether a student likes it or not, living off campus while going to school was certainly a different experience. It was difficult at times to juggle a job, classes, time in the library and living at home. But there are many students on the campus who were able to do it and enjoy it.

PU T TIN G IT IN PARK. Arriving at school, Darilyn Rhoades, Sophomore, gathers her things out of the trunk be­ fore going to class. Photo by Stephania Langford.

N o t h in b e a t s h o m e c o o k in g . Unlike on-campus students, Grissel Guzman, sophomore, enjoys a warm home cooked meal that isn't eaten from a tray. Photo by Stephania Langford.

L i b r a r y l i v i n g . Off-cam pus stu­ dents like Shungping Gu, sophomore, must often spend time in the campus library rather than traveling back and forth between classes. Photo by Ste­ phania Langford.

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Services Daniel Mobley, junior Shirlene Albertson, sophomore, was director and Barry Schmelzenbach, freshman, the acts ranged from comical along with assistants Natalie skits such as "The King's Nychay and John Farley, Court/' performed by Barry freshmen, comprised the stage Schmelzenbach and Ted Snoddy, freshmen to romantic crew Sound was run by Rob duets such as "U nforgettable" performed by Krista Olmstead, Snyder, while Sam Radobenko, Greg Evans, and Fernando freshman, and Rich Cooper, Segura, sophomores, manned senior Brian Pauley, freshman, said the lights. A twenty-five dollar per that "U nforgettable" was his person prize was awarded to favorite act because, "It's me the best act in each category, and my girlfriend's song." up to four people. Producer of Pow Wow '91 Tim Snowbarger, junior, was Vire President of Student

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I HATE IT W H EN TH A T HAPPEN S. As he demonstrates his painful under­ arm shaving experience, Shawn Conrad, junior receives sympathy from friend Kevin Oliver, junior. Photo by Lori M. Smith. T e l l HIM , NO. In the king's court, queen Barry Schmelzenbach, freshman, informs the princess Ted Snoddy fresh­ man, that the prince would like her hand in marriage. Photo by Lori M. Smith. Campus Life Oh, Baby Baby It's A Wild World

awarded best vocal solo for h performance of "Kissing a Fool." Barry Schmelzenbach and Ted Snoddy, freshmen, were awarded best comedy Billy Cox was awarded best instrumental for his renditior of "Joyfu l Joyfu l, We Adore Thee," and Greg Emmert and Monica Smith were awarded best duet for their version of

"Rockin' Years." "It was hot. It made me want to go two-stepping righ then," said Heidi Snavely, junior

LITTLE BIT OF CO UNTRY Firmly nted for the moment, Greg Emmert i Monica Smith, sophomores, sing ockin Y ears."The pair included some o stepping' in their act. Photo by dd Ray Brant.

O n an upbeat n o te. Em cee A m y W h its e tt, sophomore, congratulates Billy Cox, senior, on his winning instrumental ren­ dition of "Joyful, Jo y fu l We A dore T h ee." Photo by Lori M. Smith.

M o v e o v e r v a n il l a ICE. Due to the enthusias­ tic audience response, Bob T u ck e r e n v iro n m e n ta l controller of Herrick, oth­ erwise known as ' Rappin' Robert," tries to regain his train of thought during his perform ance. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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by Amy Moreland and Lori M. Smith Turn the lights off when you leave. Take a shorter shower These things were the simple money and energy saving actions students in the 90's took to heart to keep the earth from becoming an uninhabitable planet. According to the 1988-89 Environmental Defense's Annual Report, "T h e cheapest and safest ways to deal with trash are those that make common sense: producing less waste and recycling more." This common sense was seen

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among students. "I recycle newspapers and aluminum cans every chance I get. Sometimes you can't always recycle. I recycle because everyone needs to do their part and I can't ask anyone to do something that I don't do m yself," said Barry Schmelzenbach, freshman. Books such as "50 Simple Things You Can Do to Save the Earth" provided information and ideas for preserving natural resources. Through several campus organizations, students were able to tangibly affect the world.

Members of Mortar Board Honor Society placed boxes i campus buildings to collect paper and the Science Counc collected aluminum cans for recycling. "T h e hardest part about becoming environmentally aware is that if it doesn't aff< us, it will affect our children and our children's children," said Steven Reeves, freshmar Looking at the longterm effects, students changed a fe habits to help future inhabitants have a planet the could live with.

R e c y c l e d c o n v e r s a t i o n , w hile on the telephone, Brian Heidi, sopho­ more, doodles on some recycled note­ book paper Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

D r o p IN TH E BUCKET Placing an empty can in a recycling bin, Scot Rig­ gins, sophomore, saves the same amount of energy as if he filled the can half with gasoline. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.


^ITCH. On the way out, Kathy Tin1, sophomore, turns off the lights, nple actions like that saved energy iscious people money on their electric Is as well as conserved vanishing natil resources. Photo by Glenna Jones.

Environmental Concerns Design by Lori M. Smith

Fest Features Fun For Five Senses by Lori Hamilton The Great Pumpkin Fest was a night full of sights, scares, and saints. Students came from all parts of the campus dressed as everything from the famous portrait "American G othic" to the famous Count himself, Dracula. Students walked around and


INTHE DORMS BECAUSE IT MADE ME FEEL UKEAKID AGAIN." I n t r o d u c t i o n s . N arrating the skits performed by the Express Team, Laura Bradford, sophomore, begins the story of the hero and the villain. Photo by Lori M. Smith.


T r i c k OR TREAT Trick or treating in the dorms, Terry Brown, son of Bracken R. D. Phil Brown, receives candy from Renee Williamson and Jackie Stone, sen­ iors. Photo by Tod(j Ray Brant.

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investigated the 17 booths that were set up around the mall. Southern Nazarene University Clubs came up with various booths that range from the Spanish Club selling tacos and nachos to Cardinal Key with putt-putt golf "For my first time at a SNU fall fest, I had a good tim e," said Cara Windom, freshman. Prizes were awarded to the winners of the costume competition. Judging was a difficult task. There were many creative costumes. W inners

included inanimate object, Kendra Thom son, sophomore as the Lamp of Learning. Bes all around, Candace Pape, senior, Lisa Richards, and Lis Coulter, sophomore, as the Fruit of the Loom. Famous People, Brad Maize, senior, a; Frankenstein. In the children costume, Jim m y Feisal won f being Dick Tracy At the north end of the me the Jigsaw Saints entertained the crowd with famous tunes such as "M ilk " by the Judy's and "H ey Joe" by Jim i Hendrix. "O h man, the saint! went off," said Danny Thomason, junior

:T U R E PERFECT Frame in hand, >tt Archer and Erika Schmidt, freshn, stand before the judges with their sion of "American Gothic." Photo by id Ray Brant.




M e a n g r e e n . With blood covered hands, Frankenstein, alias Brad Maize, senior, stalks the mall. Maize won first place in the "Famous People" category. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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H O N ES T FACES. Dressed as former Presidents Ronald Reagan and Richard Nixon, Chad Trendle and David Wells, freshmen, ham it up for the judges in the "Famous People" category. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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HANDS. Singing a favorite praise chorus, From the R ising o f the Sun, Natalie Pollock, sophomore, and Tiffany Clark, freshman, raise their hands in worship. Photo by Daren Hayes. C H A PEL CHICS. W ith a stack of chapel cards in hand, Julie Cantwell, sopho­ more, hands a card to Michelle Banz, ju­ nior as she enters Herrick Auditorium. Photo by Daren Hayes.

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by Teri Hamlin 'T h e kingdom of God is like a mustard seed." That was the theme for the chapel year 199192. Using that theme, Dr Howard Culbertson, chaplain, worked with music director Phil Moore, professor, and the speakers to change the atmosphere of chapel. "I wanted to make sure chapel is a meaningful worship experience and not just a parade of speakers," said Dr


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Culbertson. The speakers ranged from our own faculty to prominent world missions leaders. Such speakers included President Gresham, Roger Nelson, Ed Robinson, Gaetano Francese and K.P Yohannan. "I think the best speaker we had all year was Rev Hal Perkins from Lake View Park, because he reminded us that we can be like C hrist," said Darilyn Rhoades, sophomore. There were several special emphasis weeks scheduled throughout the year Rick Powers spoke during Opening Convention. There was also Compassionate M inistries week and M issions week. "I thought Opening Convention was great. Rick

Powers was really genuine a the praise band was wonderl It got everybody going for chapel," said Kendra Thoms< sophomore. There were two revivals during the year Fall Revival was led by Lenny and Joy W isehart, evangelists from Iowa. Spring Revival was led by Talmadge Johnson, currei Tennessee District Superintendent. There were also concerts scheduled. Steve Camp appeared at Bethany First Church on November 21. As musician he was very missio minded and evangelisticly oriented. "T h e Lord really opened a lot of doors and closed other in getting him here. You can tell there is a different attitu< on campus and what he has say really goes with what's been happening," said Rich Cooper, senior

jH T UNSEEN. In the sound booth, b Snyder, junior, keeps track of the md equipment and music ques. Photo Daren Hayes.

M A ES T R O . Preparing the music for chapel, David Cook and Daniel G al­ b ra ith , s e n io r s , se le ct songs for the next service. Photo by Daren Hayes.

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Challenging Christians To Obey The Great Commissio by Jamie Zumwalt Francis Xavier said, 'T e ll the students to give up their small ambitions and come eastward to preach the gospel of Christ " W ith that focus, missions week challenged students to "Give Up Your Small Ambitions/' In Tuesday's chapel Caleb Team, a drama troop of young people on their way to the mission field, demonstrated the need for missionaries by showing that over half of the world's population has no access to the gospel. Tuesday at The State of the World Address, reports about the things God did last year

BIBLES FOR ALL. Wycliff Bible Trans­ lator representative Dave Linton talks with Jason Crouch, freshman, during the missions fair in the Heritage Room. The Bible still needed to be translated into about 3000 languages. Photo by Lori M. Smith. C H E A P BOOKS. Following chapel, Darilyn Rhoades, sophomore, stops at the book table in the commons to talk with K. P Yohannan, President of Gos­ pel For Asia. Yohannan told students about more effective mission strategies, such as native missionaries. Photo by Lori M. Smith %



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were heard. Students thanked God for His mighty acts around the world. K. P Yohannan, founder of Gospel For Asia, spoke during Wednesday's chapel. His message challenged many students to evaluate their priorities and seek God's will. In 1991 there were still 3000 groups of people that did not have a Bible in their language, while another English version was published in America. Dave Linton, representative from W ycliff Bible Translators, spent time with students on Thursday explaining their work. Opportunities to turn

knowledge into action were offered Friday during the M ission Mall. Students were able to speak with representatives from several missions organizations. The week closed with a cheap date night in the Basement. Students watched the Jesus Film, a movie that was translated into over 100 languages and brought thousands of people to Christ M issions week, sponsored by World Christian Fellowshi enabled students to learn abo the world, and told them how they could be involved in fulfilling the Great Commission.

ALL W ORLD. Representing the ?les of the world, Danylle Reed, Mislihelich and Heather Snavely freshl, help the Caleb Team illustrate that e were people in the world who had xposure to the Gospel. Photo by Lori Smith.

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E n g l i s h p a p e r s . After checking their composi­ tions, Anita Feland, gra­ duate stu d en t, retu rn s them to her fifth and sixth grade students. Photo by Daren Hayes.







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by Kathy Tindall and Daren Hayes Early Childhood Education majors had hands-on experience in developing their teaching skills. The Jernigan School for Children introduced them to many types of teaching and provided them with career skills. The school was established 19 years ago and originally offered only preschool classes. Fully accredited, the program later expanded to include classes through the sixth grade. This expansion gave more student teachers opportunities to experience the other side of the classroom. "I teach pre-kindergarten and I really think that I've come a lot farther from when I started out. The School for Children helps me prepare to teach with two years of experience behind me/' said

Deanna Cochran, graduate student. W ith a low student/teacher ratio, the elementary students received more attention. At tl same time, student teachers were able to learn team teaching and try different toe for presenting new concepts the children. M ost student teachers felt that their experiences at the School for Children would help them in the future. "I think that the School foi Children will prepare me for the future. Not only is the program beneficial to the graduate students, the prograi also helps the children who come to school here. I feel we have more to offer since then are more teachers. We catch more of the problems that children may have," said Jennifer Craven, graduate student.

SW IN G IN ' Outside for recess, Becky Campbell, graduate student, gives a push to a little girl. Photo by Daren Hayes.

T H R E E R'S. W ith her fifth and sixth grade class, Sandy Cook, graduate stu­ dent, reads a book out loud. Photo by Daren Hayes. RISING STAR. Including students in the activities, Chris Archer, graduate stu­ dent, singles out a student to be recog­ nized as the star of the week. Photo by Daren Hayes.

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PUM PIN G IRON. In the weight ro< Wade Wienstroer, junior strength his muscles by lifting weights. Photc Todd Ray Brant.

S A N D VOLLEYBALL. Serving the ball, Kara Smith, junior, exercises with fellow students and faculty from the business department during the Ultimate Chal­ lenge II. Photo by Lori M. Smith. M A X IM U M H jO . Keeping in shape, Keith Cummings, freshman, swims dur­ ing lap swim class. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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Lori M. Smith, ithy Tindall d Amy Moreland Fear of the 'freshman fifteen' pt students, including â&#x20AC;˘perclassmen, on the run, jog, d swim. The calorie untdown began with eakfast and didn't end until e last bite of that midnight ack. "Every morning I have my ily blueberry bagel for eakfast, smothered with tiladelphia Cream Cheese, of urse," said Cory Lemons, ishman. Wind, rain, snow or lack of insportation to a fitness nter couldn't stop health fans >m getting their exercise. "I'm always walking because lon't have a car," said

" I'M Christine Stoller, freshman. Some students made time for extensive workouts during the week. "I usually jog about three miles a day and walk between two and five. I find that it relieves stress and makes me feel great," said Meredyth Shannon, freshman. Others found physical activity in every day activities. "I run stairs until I get to my room," said Melanie Cooke, freshman. Less active students expressed a sense of humor about their physical fitness and health routines. "I play pool for the arm muscles and pinball for the fingers," said Matt Dennis, freshman.



O n t h e r u n . At a brisk pace on a icy cold day Daniel Clinkenbeard, senior, runs in the street near campus. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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BA TTLE TO D EATH . Locked in mortal combat, Lane Dawson, sophomore, and Ted Snoddy freshman dual it out in a scene from Romeo and Juliet in between acts. Photo by Randy Smith. Y O U 'R E TH E O N E. Rubber duckie in hand, Jason Gunter, freshman, performs Ernie's version of “Rubber D ucky" for Lip Sync' Photo by Todd Ray Brant.



W E ARE TH E W O RLD . Stevie W on­ der, A.K.A. Melissa Noland, sophomore, lip syncs her way to best overall. Photo by Randy Smith. M i d n i g h t g i r l . To the song M id ­ n ight G irl/Sunset Town, Shari Hefner, senior, strums the guitar Photo b y Ran­ d y Smith.


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D.J. Hochstetler Borneo, Romeo, where for thou Romeo?'7 Shakespeare brought to life in '92, as emcees of the sixth annual Sync' turned to dramatic nes. The emcees took on ig roles, as they presented leo and Juliet. Ted Snoddy, hman, and Lane Dawson, iomore, took fencing Dns in order to perfect their s. t was a great experience to i how to fence from an mpic trainer," said Snoddy he Lip Sync' contestants ormed to various types of ic. Ranging from rhythm blues to jazz, from country ip, and from classic rock to iren's songs, this year's ormers hammed it up. le first act boasted such es as Harry Connick, Jr., Monkees, Cyndi Lauper, Ray Charles. Melissa md and Deanna Turner, lomores, changed wigs and uises several times during rendition of "W e are the

W orld." "I had to spend less time on homework and missed seeing Harry Connick, Jr on Cheers just to be in the show," said Noland. In the second act Pup Thomas, junior, went from the gym floor to the stage with his performance of "I'm too sexy " "The 'Shoop-Shoop song' was the best", said Ashae Palmer, freshman. W hile the judges tallied their votes, Jim m y Knight, R.D. for Snowbarger, and friends performed an encore of Elton John's "Pinball W izard." "I was glad to be a part of the show Being encore made it more of an honor," said Knight. This year's top honor went to "W e Are the W orld." Other awards were: most creative, Jason Gunter, freshman, and the Duckheads for "Rubber D ucky", funniest, Collage for a mix of songs; most original, "The Shoop-Shoop Song," by The Shoop-Shoops.





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NORED. Homecoming Queen Shari rtson shares a laugh with her escort t Nollenberger prior to the crownShari was nominated and elected by tudent body. Photo by Jerie Jackson.

M R . HOM ECOM ING. Dennis Henderson was described as being “very humble" after the announcement that he was selected by peers as Homecoming King, Photo by Je n e Jackson.

by Kendra Thomson "If These W alls Could Speak," they would speak of activities, honors and musical performances. A week of Homecoming activities began Monday, November 11 with Friend N ight and drew to a close November 16 with the coronation at Bethany First Church. Friend N ight consisted of ice cream sundae's, watching the World Series and a Twister Tournament on the third floor of the commons. R oom m ate N ight meant students were encouraged to spend time with their college roommate by eating dinner together in Marriott or by going out to dinner O n Wednesday, Reverend M ike Benson led the Campus Praise service in Herrick Auditorium. On Thursday night the second annual EXCEL Auction was held at the Cowboy Hall of Fame. Fifty-seven thousand dollars was raised to help fund the EXCEL academic summer camps for children grades three to 12. Friday began the Homecoming basketball games with the Lady Redskins defeating Arkansas Baptist and the Redskins taking a loss from Southeastern. To raise spirit, the yell leaders sponsored a M idnight Yell Practice in the gym. Tomahawks were passed out to the first 75 students in attendance. Saturday started out early with AWS and AM S sponsored breakfasts to honor the Homecoming Court Candidates. Three of the past homecoming queens were invited to speak. "M y mother and I really enjoyed the AW S breakfast on Saturday morning. It was a special time for the women on campus to enjoy being together," said Jennifer Unruh, freshman. All those who had worked hard to prepare floats for Saturday's Homecoming Parade, woke up with the disappointing news that the Parade had to be canceled due to rain. 'We worked on our great beanie all night and were upset





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that we weren't going to be able to unveil it/' said M indy Banz, freshman. The final event of the week was Musicomania, awards and the coronation at Bethany First Church. The atmosphere was formal with entertainment provided by alumni, Chorale, University Singers, Brass Choir/Bottle Band and the combined orchestra. "I liked the formal atmosphere and the involvement of the alum ni," said W eylin Windom, junior Two generations of the Moore family were honored for their contributions to the school. Brothers Phil and Harlan were presented as Outstanding Alumni and the

Heritage Award was given t< the head of the musical fam Ray Moore. The evening ended with tl crowning of the university King and Queen. Candidates were Denise W atson, Jacqueline Stone, Darla Strickland, Sharise Albertsor Tollya Stroud, Brian Van Norman, Herb Albertson, Dennis Henderson, Brian Nollenberger and Aaron Archambo, seniors. Shari Albertson and Dennis Henderson were chosen Que and King, respectively "I thought the music department did an excellent in the performances. It made the evening really special foi m e," said Albertson.

JIT LAUGHING. While waiting to be oduced Brian Van Norman, senior, tickled and had to be shushed by his m who was sitting in the audience. )to by Glenna Jones

R e t u r n e n g a g e m e n t Members of the singing group, the Plainsmen from 1965-69, 1977-85 sang during the Musicomania. Photo by Jen'e Jackson.

WORKED ON OUR GREAT BEANIE ALL NIGHT AND WERE UPSET THAT WE WEREN'T GOING TO BE ABLE TO UNVEIL IT " MINDY BANZ, FRESHMAN T R U M PET EER . Joining the musical celebration for the 91 Homecoming were members of the Brass Choir Jorge Her­ nandez, sophomore, joins the group playing “The Joy of the Lord is My Strength." Photo by Jen'e Jackson. S O PROUD O F YO U. Professor Phil Moore receives a smile from his wife, Donna, after being awarded O utstand­ ing Alumni Award. His brother, Harlan, shared the award with him. Photo by Jen'e Jackson.

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by Marcia Feisal Nightly newscasts focused on the rising number of unemployed and President Bush's plan to add 13 weeks of pay to those already on the unemployment line. The news for graduates was not positive. Many members of the class of '92 wondered not about what job they would have after graduation, but if they would have a job at all. After working for four years to earn the piece of paper that would grant them entry into the real world, many graduates found that the precious sheepskin meant less in 1992 than it did in the past. Even though the news was disheartening, students still sent out resumes and filled out dozens of applications. Lonny Villers planned to teach except that he wants to move to the Portland, Oregon area. "I'm going to teach high school history, European or United States and possibly coach football," he said. Newly-wed Tiffani Liebman Patrick felt God was leading

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her toward a career that would benefit others. "R ight after graduation I'm going to Arizona to be in M ario M annies' wedding and then I'd like to get a job working to help improve situations for others like at the American Cancer Society And, I'll be a wife," she said. A fellow senior, Christine Longley, mass communication/ journalism major, would be married the Saturday preceding commencement. She and her future husband, Steve, were open about a location. "I'd like to do in-house publications for a corporation," said the former Echo editor Seeing the world was another possibility for graduates. Darla Strickland said she wanted to be a flight attendant. "I've mailed out my applications and hopefully I'll get an interview and go to six weeks of flight school. If that doesn't work out, I'll get a master's in marketing at the University of H ouston," she said.

K e e p in g t h e b o o k s . In the afternoons, Kristy Davis, senior business ad­ ministration major, can be found at Bethany Main S tr e e t, m a n a g in g th e books. Photo by Glenna Jones.


C H A R TED . A1 Roberts, senior nursing major, writes patient information on their chart. Photo by Glenna Jones.

L IFE SIGNS. Charting a patient's vital signs were part of nursing intern Sherri Rock's, senior, job. She interned second semester at Mercy Hospital. Photo by Glenna Jones.

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by Christine A. Longley Tea flowed freely as two students directed this year's one act plays on November 22 in Herrick Auditorium. Lindy Jett, senior, took charge of the cast of "A ny Body for Tea," and Steve Harrison, senior, directed "Hooray for Adam Spelvin. He is Perfect." Adam Spelvin, (Todd Sandel, junior) and his family took the stage first. Spelvin's parents, (Joel Stolk, freshman and Tammy Rasch, freshman) had invited a "nice young lady," Florence Craddock (Melissa Coolier, junior), and her mother (Becky Peterson, sophomore) over for tea so that their son Adam might fall for Florence. Instead Adam prefers his constant companion, Fat Phyllis (Melissa Snodgrass, sophomore). "P erfect" Adam goes to all lengths to prove to his parents that he is not perfect. He says he will marry Fat Phyllis, dances on a National Geographic in his underclothes and throws his shoes at Mrs. Craddock before running outside to pull some more stunts. In spite of it all, his parents still say he is perfect.

After a brief interm ission, the cast of "A ny Body for T came onto Herrick's stage. S old ladies, (Vicki Folsom, junior, Krista Olmstead, Car W indom, Karyn Jayne, Ang< James, freshmen and Jan Jos sophomore fall in love with young detective from the homicide division and plot t bring him to their home wh still being "proper " Little does Dennis O'Finn (Israel Aviles, freshman) knc what he will be involved wit when he answers a call to investigate the murder of on of the old ladies. He eventua learns who the murderer is with the help of Kramer (Bri Van Norman, senior). Preparation for the plays was eventful. "T h e hardest p about directing a play," said Jett, "was making sure everyone in the cast was at every rehearsal." Jett feared that she would have to fill in for Folsom wl was restricted to bed for several weeks with pneumon but Folsom recovered. "I thought the play went really well. I was really prou of my cast. I thought they d a great jo b ," said Jett.

IS SHE DEAD? Israel Aviles, freshman, and Brian Van Norman, senior, examine the body of Angela James, freshman, who was poisoned so Krista Olmstead, freshman, and Jennifer Josey sopho­ more, could examine Detective O 'Finn personally. Photo by Lori M . Smith

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P ER FE C T IO N . Fat Phylis (Melissa Snodgras, sophomore) laughs as Adam Spelvin (Todd Sandel, junior) shakes her and tells his parents how fat she is to prove he is not a perfect son. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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BILLS, BILLS, BILLS. Standing at the business office window, Mike Coleman, junior, waits for a receipt after paying a bill. Photo by Jo h n Farley.

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by Darren Currin The morning classes had been vigorous. W hen noon hit you were ready to wind down, grab a bite of lunch, and check on that valuable possession known as mail. However, when you open your box hoping to find that letter from home, you instead find out that the dreaded time has come all too quickly again. Tim e to pay the school bill. How to finance college was a factor that all students considered before beginning their education. W hile there were those who were blessed with some sort of scholarship, others struggled by working one or even two jobs to help pay the school bill. Some students even had to rely on their faith in God to provide the finances. Students who did have scholarships were forced to work for them. M any were required to keep at least a 3.5 or even a perfect 4.0 to keep

their scholarship. That only proved that there was no sucf thing as a 'Tree ride" any more. Those who had to obtain a job found unique ways of working. Instead of the basic fast food job, students could : found driving buses, carrying packages for UPS, or even working as a waiter at one of the nicer restaurants in the area. The main goal in acquiring a job appeared to b( finding something that was unique and fun to do. Those who were not able to obtain either a scholarship or job were left with only their faith that God would provide for them. Even students who felt that it was literally impossible to obtain the money always were taken care of with a little help from the school at times. College tuition was not eas> for all to pay, but it was an investment that provided benefits that lasted a lifetime.

P A R T -T IM E . W orking in the Academic Affairs Office, Paula Banks, junior, uses the computer for one of her tasks. Photo by Glenna Jones.

C o u r t y a r d c a s h . Earning mone for school, John Knight, sophomor writes down a student's order from tf cafe. Photo by Randy Smith.

JO B SEARCH ED . Gather­ ing information on jobs availab le for stu d e n ts, C herie C rou ch , ju n io r, works in the Career Center to pay her own school bill. Photo by Glenna Jo n es

)TO RIZED M O NEY Using the S/1 machine located in the commons, i Hamlin, sophomore, checks her ngs account balance. Photo by Glenfones. Finances Design by Darren Currin

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C H R IS T IS BORN. The nativity scene is brought to life by Eric Line, junior, Ryan Tucker, freshman, Tam m y Bratcher, Jeff Wheatley and David W illiams, sopho­ mores. Photo by C lenna Jones.




O COM E ALL YE EAITHEUL. Durii the lighting of the mall students sii Christm as carols before the mall is lit u Photo by Glenna Jones.

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*andy Smith Vhen everyone presented : gifts for toyland, I was hed," said Shannon ma, freshman, esenting toys for the ly, inviting the elderly, and le moms were all new itions for Yule Feast. ?ing with the old itions, students signed up :ables sharing in the stmas spirit with their rite faculty or staff \bers. nging the Twelve Days of stmas, the Wilcoxes and ils, accompanied by essor Reighard on piano,

twisted the traditional song around. Playing off the Plainsmen's name, the Plaidsmen sang an a capella rendition of Silent Night. As President Gresham read the Christmas story from the book of Luke, Mrs. Gresham added her own personal touch to it. W hile enjoying the entertainment on stage, everyone around the tables strung popcorn while telling about themselves and what they planned to do for Christmas break. Mercy Eyadiel sang M erry Christmas with Love and everyone went forward to place their gifts

under the Christmas tree. Following the Christmas dinner all were invited to attend the lighting of the mall. "The lighting of the mall was pretty and rom antic," said Sherri Robertson, freshman. Everyone huddled around the Lamp of Learning in the chilly night air to view to lighting ceremony Students from the Religion Department acted out the manger scene. As the time drew near to the lighting, everyone sang Christmas carols. W ith a beautiful display of lights and decorations the evening activities ended.

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Teri R. Hamlin Ihristm as Break promised o opportunities for the idents who wanted to make lifference for Christ. San Diego '91 trained idents in the art of ministry their own particular career r six days students attended nferences and seminars. ►pics ranged from prayer and ner growth to ministry in ssions or careers. "W e all were so open. We all inted to learn and that made difference," said Julie intwell, sophomore. In the afternoons, students ended either workshops or ?nt to a local nursing home, e inner city, and the phanage in Tijuana, Mexico. "Even though you hear out all these needs, it was it into perspective and I uld see it for myself on the ner city excursion. It taught 5 that there is so much need lere I'm at. I don't have to

go overseas to m inister," said Mercy Eyadiel, junior "T h e thing that made the most impact on my life was the commitment I made to God to have daily devotions," said Kristen Rice, sophomore. "You gain support from other people that are going through the same things you are," said Scott Riggins, sophomore. Meanwhile, across the border, "Com m ission Unto M exico" was in full swing. More than 260 people ministered in Valles, Mexico. The group was divided into four smaller groups and sent to different locations. Team members worked in Valles as well as Indian villages Xochititla, Nexcuayo, and Macuillocatyl. Construction and child evangelism teams were present at each worksite. In addition to those, a medical team accompanied the team at Nexcuayo.

Student nurses, R N 's, two American doctors, two Mexican doctors and a Mexican dentist attended small illnesses that ranged from headaches to extracting teeth. They even gave out a few pairs of shoes. "I wanted to go before, but the medical team gave me a good excuse, because I could help by doing what I do best — nursing," said Joanna Herod Shigley, senior The whole group gathered at the church at Nexcuayo on New Year's Day for a special celebration service. Afterwards, villagers served everyone with native cuisine that they had saved up for an entire year "I was touched by the people and their generosity We went to give, but they gave to us more," said Danna Reynolds, junior Both trips called upon students to make sacrifices to get some basic training.


H a n d IN H A N D . The Indian children join hands with Dr. Hahn and several students for an afternoon of games. A child evangelism team went to each vil­ lage. Photo Courtesy O f Howard Cul­ bertson.

W h i t e w a s h e d . Adding a fresh coat to the sign in the local church in Macuilocatyl, Mexico, are Lezli Dunn, fresh­ man, and Kim Calhoun, sophomore. Photo Courtesy O f Howard Culbertson.


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SO V IET FREED OM . Soviet President Mikhail S. Gorbachev and his family were placed under house arrest in the Crimea on August 19, 1991, as an eight-man emergency committee led by Vice President Gennacy Yanayev took power in a coup attempt in the Soviet Union. Russian President Boris Yeltsin called on Russians to resist the takeover, and resist they did. Constructing a protective human wall round Yeltsin's headquarters, his supporters demanded Gorbachev's return. On Wednesday, as the Communist

BRU SH BLAZE. The brush fire that killed 19 people in Oakland, California, was the costliest blaze in U.S. history the damage was put at more than $5 billion. This surpasses the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Pushed by 25 mph winds across brush that had been dried by five years of drought, the October 1991 blaze destroyed more than 1,800 houses and 900 apartments, city officials said. At least 19 people were killed, 148 injured and 5,000 evacuated, according to sheriff's Sgt. Robert Jarrett. President Bush declared the fire site a major disaster area, opening the door to federal aid for the rebuilding. The wooded area, with its postcard views of San Francisco Bay, was a disaster waiting to happen because of the drought, officials said. M any of the area's once-elegant homes were reduced to rubble, their bare chimneys looming like giant tombstones.

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Party denounced the takeover, Yanayev and the other coup leaders fled Moscow. Latavia and Estonia declared immediate independence from the Soviet Union. The coup had failed, and before the day was through, all coup leaders were arrested except for Interior Minister Boris Pugo, who reportedly killed himself. In addition to telephone service being cut to all KGB buildings and Gorbachev naming a new chief of the KGB, the statue of the founder of the KGB was toppled while thousands of Muscovites watched.


C o u rt c o n tro v e r­ sy Thurgood M arshall was replaced on October 18, 1 9 9 1 , as C la re n ce Thomas became the 106th U nited States Suprem e Court Justice. A charge of sexual harassm ent was brought against Thomas by law professor Anita Hill. After much debate the United States Senate voted to confirm him.

ST O R M IN ' N O RM A N . Desert Storm C o m m an d er G en eral H. N o rm an Schwarzkoph gave a thumbs up to the crowd as he made his way up Broadway during New York's Operation Welcome Home ticker tape parade in June 1991. A fireworks extravaganza capped off the celebration. Schwarzkoph, General Colin Powell and Defense Secretary Dick Cheny were the grand marshals of the New York pa­ rade, with over 600,000 people turning out to welcome the soldiers home. More than 1 million people attended a wel­ come home parade May 19 in Holly­ wood, and an estimated 800,000 turned out for the parade in W ashington.

^ELL FIRES. Firefighters were unprered for the sight they were met with in jwait - scores of oil wells sending Limes of red and orange flames 30 rds into the air. Oil lakes and soot ackened the sand. During the seven-month Iraqi occupan of Kuwait, more than 730 oil wells

were damaged or set ablaze. Firefighting crews were able to extinguish 584 wells since the effort began in March 1991. Teams from the United States, Can­ ada, China, Iran, Kuwait, Hungary and France were all working together to clean up the environmental disaster.

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STILL SINGING. On August 15, 1991, Paul Simon and a 17-piece band drawn from five nations stepped on stage in Central Park for a free concert lasting almost three hours. The concert was a retrospective of Simon's career, from the simple beginnings of low-budget doo-wap of the '50s in Queens, N Y to the pulsating South African sounds and rhythms of his 1986 ''Graceland'' album and the Afro-Brazilian drumming and Antonio Carlos Jobim chord chemistry of his latest, ''The Rhythm of the Saints." The Central Park concert was attended by over 500,000 fans. PER SO N A L TEARS. On September 14, 1991, Carolyn Suzanne Sapp from Honolulu, Hawaii, shed tears of joy as she was crowned Miss America. W ithin days, however, her experience of physical abuse became public knowledge. In 1990, Sapp sought a restraining order against her then-boyfriend, professional football player Nuu Faaola, for alleged physical violence. Both Sapp and Faaola were disappointed that their previous problems had been publicized. Sapp stated, "That incident was personal then and it remains personal now."

G O O D B YE MAGIC. Magic (Earvin) Johnson, whose beaming smile and sparkling play entertained basketball fans for more than a decade, announced on November 7 1991, that he had tested positive for the AIDS virus and was retiring. "I plan on going on, living for a long


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time,"' he said. Johnson said he woi become an AIDS activist and campai for safe sex. "I'm going to go on, I going to beat it and I'm going to h< fun," he insisted, displaying some the irrepressible zest for life that brought daily to the basketball con


S O CLOSE. After all the twists, turns and tension, the closest of World Series ended in the closest of games. The Minnesota Twins and Jack Morris squeezed past the Atlanta Braves 1-0 on pinch-hitter Gene Larkin's single in the bottom of the 10th inning on October 27 1991, to win Game 7 and end baseball's most dramatic odyssey. Never before had three Series games

gone into extra innings, and the Braves and Twins saved the best for last, matching zero for zero, pressure pitch for pitch, even turning back basesloaded threats in the same inning. "Someone had to go home a loser, but there's no loser in my mind," Morris said. "Those are two of the greatest teams. I just didn't want to quit. Somehow, we found a way to win this thing."

A FT E R M A T H . About 2 million Iraqi Kurds and other minorities fled north in April 1991 when Kurdish rebels in the north and Shiite Muslim rebels in the south failed to oust President Saddam Hussein in the aftermath of the Persian Gulf W ar. At least 6,700 of the Iraqi refugees died fleeing to the Turkish border. M ilitary units from the U.S. and at least seven other countries participated in a relief effort along with civilian agencies from about 20 countries. "There were U.S. soldiers, Dutch nurses and Red cross workers working side by side. There was very little friction," Dr. Michael J Toole of the CDC's International Health Program Office said. "It really was an unprecedented effort."

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S e n d i n g l o v e , in the University Store, Ping Ping Gu, sophom ore, reads a Valentine's day card and considers the possibilities for expressing her love in her relationships. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant. D O YOU GET IT? Using humor, Dr. Jim Talley gets a point across in the class­ room. Talley spoke about d iv o rc e , m a rria g e and frie n d s h ip s P h o t o b y R andy Smith.

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Students were bombarded ith the question "You've got e right one, baby?" during e week of February 3-7 slationship W eek gave udents an opportunity to ask at question and many more, r Jim Talley, former singles istor at First Baptist Church in [odesto, California, was the atured speaker Dr Talley ought over twenty years of :perience in counseling single id married adults to his minars. Dr Talley also spoke in lapel and in several classes, udents could also speak to r Talley in private counseling ssions. Topics during the eek included dysfunctional milies, marriage, divorce and iendship. On Wednesday many udents attended Club IB C here Dr Talley answered lestions from anonymous udents. Club IB C provided a ore relaxed atmosphere. IBC Dot Beer and Olive Garden eadsticks were served. Another feature of the week as the compatibility surveys â&#x2013;şonsored by the office of

Student Development. Students filled out questionnaires and a computer matched them with those who had similar personality traits. Relationship W eek was put together by a task force of students and members of the office of Student Development. "A s a whole I believe Relationship W eek was a success. A lot of credit has to go to the task force. They put as much as forty hours in planning and carrying out Relationship W eek ." said Mike Brooks, Executive Director of Student Development. Members of the task force were Lisa Olson, freshman, Darilyn Rhoades, sophomore, Steve Johnson, Daniel Mobley, Scott Regester, juniors, Darla Strickland, senior, Cheryl Crouch and Mike Brooks. In terms of student response Relationship W eek was a success. Many students attended the seminars and C lub ITC. Student response sheets that were passed out in the classes involved with the seminars also were overwhelmingly positive.

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LO O K S OF CO NCERN. During Man, Self and S ociety, D w ight Cam pbell, freshman and Carrisa Alger, freshman learn about dysfunctional families. Photo b y R andy Smith. L O O K AT THIS. Finding just the right card to give, W hitney Patrick and Kim Wilson, sophomores, make their final decisions before making a purchase. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant.

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L O V E LETTERS. Reading le tte rs, T rav is V au g h n , sophom ore and A nnette Lopez, senior rem inisce about their past together. Photo by Randy Smith.

W H IC H ONE? Heart Pal Q ueen can d id ates a n x ­ iously await to hear final results. Photo b y Marcia Feisal. T R U E LOVE. Letting him know "w ho's boss," Jackie Stone, senior, threatens to slap Todd Sandel, junior, in the play "The Seasons of L ove. P h o to b y R a n d y Smith.

L O V E STANDS STILL. Posing as still-life, Tammy Bratcher, sophomi and Jeff Young, sophomore, represent season of young adulthood. Photo R andy Smith

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C R O W N OF H ON OR. Roses in hand, Mercy Eyadiel, junior, smiles after being crowned Heart Pal Queen 1992. Photo b y Marcia Feisal. SO N G OF LOVE. Greg Emmert, sopho­ m o re , R ich C o o p e r , s e n io r , T im Snowbarger, junior, and Chad Trendle, freshman sing "I Want You, I N e e d You, I Love Y ou ." Photo b y Marcia Feisal.


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Valentine's Day a night l11 of romance with candelit nners and songs of love; ideal »r Heart Pal '92. "Since Heart Pal was ^signed for us to celebrate alentine's Day, I thought it as neat to have it actually on alentine's D ay," said ephanie Stafford, junior Heart Pal would not have ?en Heart Pal without the leen and her court. Shining ?r smile through the short )wer failure, Mercy Eyadiel of sthany, Oklahoma, was owned Heart Pal Queen '92. he court of junior ladies lected by the student

body were Michelle Banz, Midwest City, Okla., Frisa Boulet, Humble, Texas; Donna Fielding, Oklahoma City, Okla., and W endy Fluitt, Duncanville, Texas. "I am very honored to be a part of the tradition that is shared here at SNU My brother has been a positive role model in my life and a true example of Christ to me and I feel fortunate to have had him escort m e." replied Mercy Eyadiel. Following the coronation, the audience was entertained with a play written and directed by Vicki Folsom,sophomore. The play, The Seasons o f L ove

complimented the theme for the evening. It showed how love grows and matures through the different stages of life. "I thought the evening was well planned and I especially enjoyed the play and thought it was a great way to end the evening," said Kyle Cussen, junior Musical entertainment featured love songs such as


S om eday M y Prince W ill C om e, sung by JoAnna Hubbert, freshman, Longer Than , sung by Tim Snowbarger, junior; and

Forever's A s Far A s I'll G o, sung by Greg Emmert, sophomore.


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N O CONTEST. With a firm footing Beverly Stanton, Marcia Feisal, Don Billings, Billie Ferris, and Mike Crabtree pull with all their might at Wild’s Fish Farm. Fac­ ulty, staff and adminis­ trators participated in NSI as mentors. Photo by Lori M. Smith. O n e f is h , t w

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G uessing h ow m an y goldfish there are, Rich Cooper, senior, Gretchen Dursky, freshman and Deth Im, senior, sign in at the Sea Side Social with Cynthia Sparks, junior, Sheila Meek and Wendy Jones, sophomores and Shannon Thoma, fresh­ man. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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’he class of 1992 saw its college lays come to a close with a girl's lumber party, the GRE, a final light in the dorms, resumes, and ons of memories.

Filling the dorm clear to the fifth floor, the freshman class brought in 283 new faces. Overall enroll­ ment was up by 99 students from the 1990-91 academic year.

They sponsored clubs, organized parties, ate in Marriott, took tests, paid bills, and called home. Oh, yea, these faculty, staff, and ad­ ministrators worked here, too.



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Herb Albertson, Speech Com m unication, Dallas, Texas Shari Albertson, Education, Dallas, Texas Aaron Archam bo, Accounting, Bartlesville, Okla. Bonnie Askew, Computer Inform ation System s, Camden, Ark. Sean Bailey, Business Adm inistration, Clovis, N.M . Lori Bennett, M anagem ent, Dallas, Texas Colin Berg, Environm ental Studies, Fairview, Okla. April Bivens, Political Science, Bedford, Ohio Robin Brady, Physical Education, Amarillo, Texas

Steve Burdine, Ph ysics/C om puter Science, Duncanville, Texas Mona Burtt, Psychology, Beaumont, Texas Cari Carter, N ursing, Greenbrier, Ark. Dalia Casarez, Psychology, Donna, Texas Kathy Challis, Education, Yukon, Okla. Melody L. Chesnut, N ursing, Mt. Vernon, Ohio Raquelliz C intron, Religion, Ponce, Puerto Rico Kevin Clements, Religion, Rogers, Ark. Daniel Clinkenbeard, C hem istry/Pre-m ed, Bartlesville, Okla.

Ronda Collins, Education, Oilton, Okla. Rich Cooper, Human Relations, Bartlesville, Okla. Keisla Crane, Psychology, Colorado Springs, Colo. Craig W . Cum m ings, M arketing, N orth Little Rock, Ark. Christa Dameron, Education, Redmond, W ash. Kristy Davis, Business Education, Albuquerque, N.M . Jennifer Dial, Criminal Justice, Anaheim Hts, Calif. Cristi Dodgen, Biology/Education, Kilgore, Texas Pamela Durr, Health W ellness M anagem ent, Dallas, Texas

Earl Enterline, M usic Perform ance, Perryton, Texas Dana Fugett, M arketing, Fort Sm ith, Ark. Daniel Galbraith, M usic, Duncanville, Texas Annette Geraci, English Education, New Orleans, La. Renee Gorny, Education, Oklahom a City, Okla. Tam m y Gray, Business Adm inistration, Amarillo, Texas M arek T. Greer, Chem istry, Alva, Okla. Missi H astings, Political Science/English, Orlando, Fla. M ark H attler, Business Adm inistration, Albuquerque, N.M .

H o m e F a r A way F r o m H o m i by Greg Carroll A world-wide learning center, two percent of students came from a foreign country A total of 39 students came from 21 countries. The highest total from one country was six from India. Nigeria was second with three students. Students also came from as far away as Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia and Japan. In the United States 32 of the 50 states were



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represented. People came from as far as Alaska, Hawaii and Maine.

7 didn't even look at the school before, I just came." -Ashlie Bond, junior Heather Robinson, freshman, from Vancouver, W ashington, said, "I

started looking at the Nazarene schools through the process of elimination, I wanted something that wasn't too radical or two conservative and not too far away, and this was it." The largest offdistrict enrollment was from Colorado with 41 students. W hile the majority of students were from Texas and Oklahoma. Texans made up 16% of the enrollment with 262

students. Oklahoma had the largest with 730 students or 45%. W ith external program

"I came here because it was tradition for our family..." Brad Warrick, freshman students, Oklahoma increased its share to 65% with 1048 students.

Although a small school in the middle Oklahoma, its 1598 students brought a variety of worldviews "I came here becau it was tradition for oi family My grandparents went here, my parents met here, and its warmer than Indianapolis." said Brad Warrick, freshman, from Indiana.

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F ig h tin g T o T h e D e a i by Lori Hamilton In a dorm not so far away, anxious students armed themselves with CD's and cassettes of various artists from Sandi Patti to Guns and Roses. It was a fight to the deaf to see who could be the loudest. There was no mercy spared to those who wanted it quieter The battle of intense sound was known to all as "The Stereo W ars." Day after day, throughout all the

Shari Hefner, Education, Oklahom a City, Okla. Dennis Henderson, M anagem ent, DeSoto, Texas Brent Herren, Religion, Gallup, N .M . Kimberly Hines, Human Relations, Fort W orth, Texas Ruthie Horton, Education, Pueblo, Colo. Jene Jackson, Political Science, Ocala, Fla. Paul D. Jackson, History, Abilene, Texas Brenda Jacobs, N ursing, Oklahom a City, Okla. Kriston Jefferson, Education, Farm ington, N .M .

Laura Jergensen, Math Education, Oklahom a City, Okla. Lindy Jett, Speech Com m unication, Beaumont, Texas C hristy Johnson, Business Adm inistration, Del City, Okla. Steve Johnson, Religion, Edmond, Okla. Kim Jordan, M arketing, Blanchard, Okla. Ken Judkins, Computer Science/M ath, South Portland, Maine M ark Lake, M usic Education, Dexter, Mo. Ricky Lance, Com puter Science, Bethany, Okla. C hristy Law, Education, Nashville, Tenn.

Tiffani Liebman, Speech C om m unication/D ram a, Bethany, Okla. Steve Livingston, Business Adm inistration, Pocola, Okla. Christine A. Longley, Mass C om m unication/Journalism , Denver, Colo. Mucio de Macedo, Fitness/W ellness M anagem ent, Brasilia, D.F. M ario M annies, Political Science, Gilbert, Ariz. Tim M cClain, H istory, Salem, Ore. Barbie M cClung, Education, N atchitoches, La. Alan McLemore, M ath, Duncanville, Texas Todd Moore, Chem istry, Leawood, Kan.

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dorms the words, "turn it down," seemed to drift through the walls. "W hy should quiet always win? Can I not be allowed to turn my stereo up for three minutes while my favorite song is on ?" stated Dana Fugett, senior "The right to a favorite song is one thing, but the right of loud music which infringes upon the right of someone else's quiet is quite another," said Gretta Gates,

junior When opposing sides came head to head, no white flags were raised.

"Why should quiet always win?" - Dana Fugett, senior

Strategies from both sides ranged from polite requests to fullfledged battles. Even

with the help of mediating RA's, the were no compromist reached. "It is hard to mediate without tak sides," said Snowbai RA Chad Dodds, sophomore. As the year progressed on, both sides realized that tf battle would rage or forever So catch ne> year's exciting seque "Stereo Wars II. Ret of the Jam Box."

M E G A LO UD .Turning up his stereo, Kent Quanstrom, freshman, shares some music with his floor. On college cam ­ puses the quiet vs. loud con­ t r o v e r s y r a g e d in th e '90's.Photo by Randy Sm ith.

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B r ia n N ollen berger SociologyIRdig ion major junior Class V.P.Campus Ministries, Mortar Board Chaplain, jazz Band, University Singers, Brass Choir, Circle K

L o r i M . S m it h Mass Communication! journalism major Arrow Editor (two years), Co-founder World Christian Fellowship, Echo Staff, University Singers, Alpha Lambda Delta, Mortar Board

K a t r in a S p r in g e r Mathematics Education major Senior Class V.P. Campus Ministries, Alpha Lambda Delta, Lady Redskin Basketball Team, AllAmerican ’90-’91, Cardinal Key

Ja c q u e l i n e S t o n e Business Management major Executive SC A Office Manager, Varsity Cheer­ leader, Resident Advisor, junior Class V.P. Student Services, Phi Beta Lambda


Jackie K. M oss, Education, H ouston, Texas Rebecca M ullins, Family Studies, Beebe, Ark. Valerie M urrah, Business Administration, Oklahoma City, Okla. Krista Nielsen, Psychology, Owasso, Okla. Brian D. Nollenberger, Sociology/Religion, Medford, Okla. Jan Ong, Religion, Toronto, Canada Candace Pape, Public Relations, DeSoto, Texas David Patrick, Business Administration, Bethany, Okla. Betty Penwell, Christian Education, New Castle, Pa. Becky Peterson, Education, M uskegon, Mich. Rachael Pierce, Education, Bethany, Okla. Tam m y Raiber, Business Administration, Del City, Okla. Tina Ray, Biology/Physical Therapy, Ponca City, Okla. Dale Richards, M anagement, St. John's, Antigua Rebecca A. Ridley, Computer Science/M ath, Belen, N.M . Sherri Rock, Nursing, Anchorage, Ala. Marla Rohlmeier, Biology, Piedmont, Okla. Stephanie Romanek, Sociology, Oklahom a City, Okla.

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BACK TO BASICS. Lou Lud足 wig, junior, roasts a hot dog at Lake Arcadia in Edmond dur足 ing a twirp date. Twirp week足 ends gave co-eds a chance to ask guys out. Photo by Kendra Thom son.

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T if f a n i L ie b m a n Speech Communication/Drama major Freshman Class Secretary, Executive V.P. of Social Life, Yell Squad Captain, Drama Club, Heart Pal Play Director, Sophomore Class Secretary

Laura Rudeen, Sociology, Richland, W ash. Brent Scales, Physics, O klahom a City, Okla. Joanna Shigley, N ursing, M ena, Ark. Todd Shire, M arketing, Hereford, Texas. Keron Showalter, N ursing, O klahom a City, Okla. Alison Sm ith, Finance, Chesterton, Ind.

Kara Sm ith, Business Adm inistration, Greenville, Pa. Lori M. Sm ith, M ass C om m unication/Journalism , Eldridge, Iowa Kim Somes, Education, Pueblo, Colo. Becky Southw orth, N ursing, Fort W orth , Texas Katrina Springer, M ath Education, Broadalbin, N .Y Brent Stephens, Pre-m ed, O klahom a C ity, Okla. Susan Stewart, Physical Education, Vivian, La. Jackie Stone, Business M anagem ent, Olathe, Kan. Jamie Strait, Com puter Inform ation System s, Bethany, Okla. M atthew Strait, Church M usic, M uskegon, M ich. Darla Strickland, Business M arketing, LaPonte, Texas David Strom an, Pre-med, Richardson, Texas




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y Teri R. Hamlin For those students /ho actually had some pare time this year, Key liked to spend it njoying themselves nd they found that )klahoma City offered umerous outlets for oing just that. The most popular astimes of these lucky tudents were hopping, going to the 1.50 movies, bowling, Tiniature golfing or ne of the city's newest ttractions, Celebration tation.

Celebration Station was a family fun park with such fun-filled attractions as go-carts, bumper boats, miniature golf, batting cages and video games. "I loved Celebration Station. It brought the kid out in me. If you're looking for a place to be young again, then that's the place to go," said Jeremy Coleman, freshman. For those who enjoyed the great outdoors the zoo and

Frontier City offered a change of pace. The local parks and Lake Overholser were other

"I liked to go sit by the lake and watch the sunset...." Ruth Ibarra, sophomore hang-outs. For those into the arts, there were activities like going to

the museums, symphonies, plays and even the ballet. Some people broke out of the mold and came up with new and interesting ways to pass the time. Sarah Jane Bowers, sophomore, liked to "grab some friends, go downtown and fly a kite off the top of a seven-story parking garage." "W hen it snows, I like to go sledding at Eldon Lyon Park," said Deidra Acre, freshman.

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H E R O 'S W E LC O M E. Jeff Bowman, sophomore returns home from Saudi Arabia. Bowman served with the Fox Battery Marines during the Gulf W ar. Photo by Marcia Feisal.

Tollya Stroud, Sociology, Elk City, Okla. W arren Tayes, Business Administration, Arvada, Colo. Earl Taylor, Criminal Justice, Overland Park, Kan. Tim Thom as, Biology, Bethany, Okla. Gary Tucker, M arketing/A ccounting, Oklahom a City, Okla.

Brian Van N orm an, Business/C om m unication, Overland Park, Kan. Laura Vermulm, N ursing, Sioux Falls, S.D. Blaine Versaw, Accounting, Colorado Springs, Colo. Darren Vittitow, Business M anagem ent, Albuquerque, N.M . Marianne W alraven, N ursing, Oklahom a City, Okla.

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O per a tio n H o m e by Glenna Jones Almost a year and a half ago "Operation Desert Storm " was in effect. Students really did not feel the full impact of the war until it affected two students here on campus. "It was a time for me to change. I was shy and withdrawn here at school, but being over there made me more out going," said Charles Atkinson, sophomore, who was called to active duty in Saudi Arabia. "W hile I was over there, I realized the value of things like

friendships, people, and Christian faith. I've also learned not to take things for granted," said Jeff Bowman, sophomore. During the war, America experienced a time of great pride in

"I've learned not to take things for granted -Jeff Bowman, sophomore the nation, but has the patriotism dispersed? "It has decreased

since the war has ended. Family members who had loved ones over there supported them and now that they are home, the support has left," said David Bane, junior "T o me patriotism has stayed the same, people were for the war and not against it and if it arises again, they would still support our troops," said Kathy Tindall, sophomore. "Be proud of our country, because it is a good one. Show your pride for America," commented Jeff. Deanna L. W alters, Psychology, Oklahom a City, Okla. Darla W arkentin, English, M cLoud, Okla. J. Denise W atson, Accounting, Guym on, Okla. Stacey W hisenhunt, Psychology/Sociology, Odessa, Texas Robert M . W hitaker, Business Adm inistration, Choctaw, Okla. Terri W hite, Education, Tuscum bia, Mo. Melissa W ilkins, Human Relations, Altam ont, Kan. Pam W illiam s, Sociology, Ponca City, Okla. Brian W illiam son, Computer Science, Orange, Texas Renee W illiam son, Accounting, O range, Texas Vicky W ym an, Education, Jet, Okla. Joel S. Z achry, M anagem ent, Denver, Colo.

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Frisa Boulet, Fashion M erchandising, Houston, Texas Sarah Jane Bowers, Education, Fort W orth, Texas Kelli Bowie, Business, Bethany, Okla. Rebekah Brackm an, Psychology, Shreveport, La.

P la c e O f My Ow f by Kendra Thomson Almost every student that has lived on campus has had a roommate. Even without that experience one can understand potential advantages and disadvantages that arise. Many students chose to have private rooms during their junior and/or senior year "I like having a private room because I can be up at any hour without worrying about bothering my roommate/' said Tommy Isom, senior "I also enjoy being able to pick my nose without anyone watching." There were benefits in having a private room. There was twice the space without a

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roommate. Another advantage was that you could have guests over without having to okay it. W hile it was agreed that having a private room had many

"Hewing a private roomgives me more space, more privacy and uninterrupted sleep" -Benjamin Miles, junior advantages, there were also many disadvantages. "Sometim es I miss the companionship offered by a roommate," said Kari Fisher, senior "I also miss being able to come in at any hour of the night and have someone there to talk

to." Because of the requirement to live o campus until age 23, until married or unle living with relatives, most students experienced these anc other disadvantages and advantages. A more specific requirement states th a student cannot hav< a private room until his or her junior or senior year unless otherwise arranged. These requirements work to ensure that students are able to associate with other students from the beginning of their college career After having this chance, a student ma] choose to have a private room for any number of reasons.

Chris Branstetter, Psychology, Pineville, N.C. Lea Brumbeloe, International Studies, Bethany, Okla. Robert Burgess, C hurch M usic, Buffalo, N .Y Becky Calfy, General Studies, W alters, Okla.

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Kelli Calhoun, Education, Borger, Texas Greg Carroll, A viation/B usiness, Arvada, Colo. Ora Castleberry, Education, Bakersfield, Calif. M elissa Castledine, M usic, N am pa, Idaho


M isti Chennault, Speech Com m unication, El Reno, Okla. Mike Colem an, Business M anagem ent, Bentonville, Ark. Melissa Collier, Education, Bethany, Okla. Shawn M. Conrad, N ursing, Broken Arrow, Okla.

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Laura Cox, Psychology, Georgetown, Texas Kim Craig, Home Econom ics/Business, Tyler, Texas Anngee Crocker, Psychology, Bethany, Okla. Cherie L. Crouch, Education, Iota, La. Scott R. Cundiff, History, Vivian, La. Kyle Cussen, Sports Medicine, Oklahoma City, Okla. Michael DeArmond, Aviation/Business, Decatur, Ind. Alicia Dech, Music Education, Bethany, Okla. Andrea Dech, Spanish/Latin Education, Bethany, Okla. Jim-David D orris, Biology, Dallas, Texas Billy Downing, Accounting, Medford, Okla. Gina Dubowski, Education, Overland Park, Kan.

Eric Durr, Aviation, Guthrie, Okla. Kathy Elliot, Pre-med, Searcy, Ark. Donna Fielding, Education, Oklahoma City, Okla. W endy Fluitt, Sociology, Duncanville, Texas Jerry Freedman, Christian Education, Robinson, Texas Anne Fukasawa, International Studies, Harrodsburg, Ky.

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T h e L o v e C o n n e c t io n by Daren Hayes and Michelle Farley Aside from required assignments, some students took on other projects involving interaction with the community Kara Hudson, junior, became involved with a group that visited Forrest Glade Retirement Center At the request of the center, Dr Bratcher gathered a group of people who could go spend time with the residents. At first, the Wednesday night meetings were spent in song. In following visitations, speakers


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came along and shared messages with those at the center "I started wondering if I was getting more out of it than they

First Church of the Nazarene. Eric Sanderson, senior, organized the project developed to give children from

"It's become a 'mutual-encouragement grandparent-grandchild' relationship. I live for Wednesday nights because they keep me going." -Kara Hudson, _______________________________ junior were," remarked Kara, "I prayed about it and then they started to really encourage us." After a year of preparation, the Single Parent ministry project finally got underway this year at Bethany

single parent homes an opportunity to spend time with an adult who could give them the attention that they would not otherwise receive at home. Many single parents are busy and unable to spend as

much time with their children as they would like. Tollya Stroud, a senior participating in the program was matched with 12 year old Beth M iller She gave Beth friendship, allowing her to open up and talk about everything from family situations to boyfriends. Like Tollya, students provided companionship for kids in the program and gave them a role model who as Tollya said, "didn't have to discipline them ."

Robyn Gastineau, N ursing, Hem it, Calif. Gretta Gates, M arketing, Tulsa, Okla. Lori Geraci, Sociology, New O rleans, La. Yuka Gocho, International Studies, Chiba City, Japan Greg Hall, M arketing, Owasso, Okla. Laurie Ham ilton, Education, Oklahom a City, Okla.

Lori Ham ilton, M ass Com m unication, Conroe, Texas T am m y Ham ilton, N ursing, Troup, Texas Billy H arding, English Education, O klahom a City, Okla. Johnna H arding, Business Adm inistration, Bethany, O kla. Tracey H arris, N ursing, Bethany, Okla. Stacy H artm an, Biology, Kansas City, Mo. Daren Hayes, Photography, Mablevale, Ark. Kelly Heisey, N ursing, T roy, M ich. Travis H enry, Biology, N ashville, Tenn. Bobby Howard, Religion, W atonga, Okla. Steven Howell, Chem istry, Bartlesville, Okla. Kara H udson, Human Relations, M anagua, Nicaragua

" T h e way things have been going...ten

years from now I will be a 15 year senior seeking a major at my seventh college." -

" I '11 be married with a wonderful family." -L aura c o x , ju n io r

Daren Hayes, ju n io r

A C TIV E LISTENING. Inter­ acting with a retirement center resident, Tim McClain, senior, k l i s t e n s i n t e n s e l y w h ile Tam my Hamilton, junior, and a fellow resident also give ear to the conversation. Photo by Daren Hayes.

A LOVE N OTE. On W ednes­ day nights, Kara Hudson, ju­ nior, visited with residents at the Forrest Glade Retirement Center. Sharing some music, she 'tickles the ivories' with Lera. Photo by Daren Hayes. Juniors Design by J Alan Coleman

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Deth Im, Political Science, Fort W orth, Texas Polly Jackson, Accounting, Hot Springs, Ark. Lauri Johnston, Finance, Bethany, Okla. Keith Jones, Christian Education, Lake Dallas, Texas Amanda Kelley, Education, Abernathy, Texas

Dan Kerr, Business Administration, Broken Arrow, Okla. Julie L. Kneir, Psychology, Duncan, Okla. Pamela J. Krohe, N ursing, Beardstown, 111. Carrie Lance, Psychology, Bethany, Okla. M arc Langebartels, Business, Plano, Texas

Stephania Langford, International Studies, Yukon, Okla. Kimberly Ledyard, M arketing, Odessa, Texas Cindy Lindsey, Education, Maumelle, Ark. Rhonda Lindsey, Business Administration, Muskogee, Eric V Line, Religion, Bethany, Okla.

Lou Ludwig, Pre-med, Curitiba, Melissa Martindill, Nursing, Bethany, Michelle Jeanne M cBeth, Education, Austin, Shannon M cCorm ack, Accounting, Yukon, Shelly McCuan, Education, Edmond,

Brazil Okla. Texas Okla. Okla.

Where do you think you will be in ten years?

"I hope to be in heaven because the Lord will come backsoon." - Sam R a d o b en k o ,ju n io r

R e c h a n n e l e d G r ip e s

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by David White Every day students complain about rules and procedures. In 1985, Melanie Kyzer decided to do something about all the complaints. She started the program called Gratitude and Grievance which is an outlet for students' opinions on school related subjects. Since then, Gratitude id C, r i p v p n r p ha<;

made a big impact on the school. If it wasn't for the Gratitude and Grievance program, there would be no Fall Break. At one time, shorts were not allowed on campus at all. Because of Gratitude and Grievance, shorts can now be worn after 5 pm. in . In every dorm lobby

write down an expression of gratitude to the school, or a student could write about a complaint, or grievance. Forums, or meetings were held where students could talk face to face with members of the administration. "T h is is an opportunity for students to express their feelings about the r a m n i K n c a i rl D a n i ' p l

Mobley, SGA Vice President of Student Services. "It does mat a difference." The Gratitude and Grievance program occurs only once a semester, with one Gratitude forum and one Grievance forum. At the forums, members of the administration answer questions from the students.

Lisa M cClure, N ursing, Lubbock, Texas Kimberly M cD onald, N ursing, Dallas, Texas Scott M cM aster, Crim inal Justice, Portagevile, N .Y Benjamin M iles, English, Dallas, Texas Daniel M obley, H istory, Bethany, Okla.

Michelle M oss, Biology, M erriam , Kan. Crystal C. M urray, Psychology, Grassland, Texas Kevin O liver, A ccounting, Tulsa, Okla. Sheila Parham , Biology, O m ega, Okla. Robin Peterson, N ursing, Coffeyville, Texas

Natalie Pollock, Education, Irving, Texas Randy Rader, M ath, Vici, Okla. Sam Radobenko, Com puter Science/M ath, M esa, Ariz. Scott Regester, C hristian Education, Plano, Texas Shawn Robertson, Crim inal Justice, Bethany, Okla.

David Rothwell, Biology/Pre-m ed, Oklahom a City, Okla. Jennifer Russell, Education, Enid, Okla. Brent Ryan, Crim inal Justice, Yakim a, W ash. Loren Todd Sandel, M ass C om m unication/Political Science/D ram a, Lakeland, Fla. Sandra Sands, Pre-m ed, O klahom a City, Okla.


" I ’ll be a pastor at a church and the father

of fine Bobby Howard jun io r

- B o bb y H ow ard,


" I ’ll be going into youth ministry and probably be teaching drama and speech at a high school." -Stacey Ta

S H O R T TAKES. W atching a video in the media center, Re­ nee Witkowski, junior, takes notes while keeping cool. Shorts were allowed in the li­ brary after five o'clock because of Gratitude and Grievance Week. Photo by Lori M. Smith

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L ife I n T h e C o u n tries by Teri R. Hamlin Picture yourself in a strange country thousands of miles from home where everything was different and nobody spoke your language. Many international students came to the U.S. to learn English, while others came to experience a Christian atmosphere. "I came SNU because of the Christian environment it provided that is perfect for a hard­ working student, and because of the different Denise Silvernail, Education, Trinidad, W is. Greg Sinner, Accounting, Oklahom a City, Okla. Shannon Slaven, M arketing, Belle Plaine, Kan. Randy Smith, History, Alvin, Texas Heidi Snavely, Sociology, Ida, Kan. Tim Snowbarger, Fashion M erchandising, Bethany, Okla. James Spencer, N ursing/Pre-m ed /H ospital Adm inistration, Homing, Okla. Stephanie Stafford, Psychology, New York, N .Y

Jennifer Stansberry, Education, Yukon, Okla. Deana Starnes, H istory/Education, Fort W orth, Texas Brian Stephens, Biology, Oklahom a City, Okla. Tim othy C. Stevenson, M anagement, Port Arthur, Texas Michael Story, Pre-law, Oklahom a City, Okla. Kathy Svejkovsky, English, Bethany, Okla. Shelley Swinhart, Business M anagem ent, Oklahoma City, Okla. Tam my Talbot, Business Adm inistration, Bethany, Okla.

Anthony “Pup” Thom as, N ursing, Plainview, Texas Danny Thom ason, Business M anagem ent, M arshall, Texas Becky Thurm an, Education, Garland, Texas Jerem y Tyrrell, Biology, Shattuck, Okla. Rebecca A. Vernier, M ath/Education, Oklahom a City, Peter W akhu, Computer Science, Kakamega, Kenya Jason W atson, Com puter Inform ation Systems, Edmond, Okla. Kevin W hite, Computer Science, Sapulpa, Okla.

Suzan W hite, Pre-Physical Therapy, Talihina, Okla. Wade W ienstroer, M arketing, Fairview, Okla. Kristina W illiam s, Sociology, Eagle Pass, Texas K. Spenser W ilson, Psychology, D rum right, Okla. Renee W itkowski, Psychology, Colorado Springs, Colo. Scott Woodward^ Biology, Fayetteville, Ark. Chris Yates, Computer Science, Rogers, Ark. Wendi Zink, Psychology, Owego, N .Y

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educational and social amenities that allow me to see different situations handled in different ways," said

"Imiss the free­ dom of taking a walk anytime without being in danger. I also miss the warm weather and the beach with dark skinned girls." -Arturo Garcia, sophomore

Amos NaKolo, freshman from Mombasa, Kenya. Many students said that the only difference between the school systems of their native lands and those of the United States, are that the United States has more advanced technology For most of the exchange students, being so far away from home was the hardest part of college life. "I miss Japanese food very much, and I miss different kinds of transportation such as

trains, taxies, busses and monorails in m} city, and, of course, miss my fam ily," sai Yuka Gocho, a junio from Chiba, Japan. M any of the exchange students enjoyed certain thirty about the United Sta as well. "T h e people are friendly and helpful, and I feel more comfortable here tha in any other state," said Abdul-Raouf Zainatieh, sophomor from Jordan.

F a m i l y s e c r e t s . The first in a “Month of M ondays/' Aki Fukasawa, sophomore, meets sis Janna Hulsuy fresh­ man, and big sis Pamela Durr, junior, during an AWS mixer. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

Where do you think you will be in ten years?

" In ten years

probably be com­ pletely bald, married, playing hockey and I’ll know how accu­ rate this quote is."S co tt M cM a ster, ju n io r

"H opefully,


tea ch in g p ublic school and be settled down with a family." -D anny A brego , ju n io r

"I plan tobeaprofes­ sional clinical dieti­ cian and I hope to have an M.A." -K itty H ogan, ju n io r

In te rn a tio n a l fla ­ v o r . Fixing an Indian dish for the International Student Diner, Vinita Bhagat, junior, prepares to serve the food along with Grissel Guzman, sophomore, who spent 12 years in Puerto Rico. Photo by Randy Smith.

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F i n a l CHECK.Ready to pull out of the bus barn parking lot, Brad R ussell, junior checks the rearview mirror. Photo by Marcia Feisal.

What place on campus holds a special memory for you?

" 1 he practice room because I spend 24 hours a day there (or what seems like it)." M ish el R a tlief, so p h o ­ m ore

" 1 he cafeteria be­ cause that’s where I've gotten a chance to talk to more people and there are more places to pull pranks." -Sara K elley, sophom ore

being the photographer type person lam, thedark­ roomhas been agreat placetoreally bewho­ ever you want late at night. Daren Hayes and I could tell some Stories." -T o d d R a y " W e ll,

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Polling D own T he R oad Every day of the nod year thousands elementary, junior d senior high idents are delivered fely to their schools * a fleet of bus ivers that is made up mostly college idents. For more than 15 ars, SNU students ve provided insportation and isitive role models for itnam City School adents. Over 70 rcent of the 134 PC is drivers are from sfU "I provide discipline, ructure and iendship for my lers. Most of them

are from single-parent homes or are underprivleged. Many have moved around a lot and because of that

'7 provide discipline, structure and friendshipfor my students."-Jennifer Gibler, senior

are emotionally handicapped or slowlearners," said Jennifer Gibler, senior, a bus monitor The pay is high at

$9.75 per hour but there are unseen sacrifices. All of the drivers from the university must come to Bethany earlier than the colleee term begins in the fall. In the winter while other students are enjoying two extra weeks of free time, the drivers are back at work. In the spring, the drivers have to remain in town until the end of May when PC Schools are out. "T h e job is fun and it fits in perfectly with college. I go to work in the morning and then attend classes during the day and in the

afternoon, I go back to work. The kids are good and the pay helps out with college expenses," said Julie Unruh, freshman, substitute driver Julie's twin sister, Jennifer, also was a substitute driver Training for the drivers is extensive. A six hour class must be attended and then the potential drivers get a commercial driver's license. Another training session for the pre-trip and drive is attended. After this the drivers must receive more training and pass a physical. In order to complete the process,

each student attends a five-day workshop to be certified by the state. "Som e junior high girl gave me that bear," said Brad Russell, junior, pointing to a stuffed bear hanging from his bus' rearview mirror "I just stuck it up there." To Brad the act seemed insignificant. But to that little junior high girl who saw the bear there every day, it was a reminder that her driver cared. Just like the care provided by every other student driving the big yellow buses across town, by Marica Feisal

Shirlene Albertson, Psychology, Dallas, Texas Robert Allison, Accounting, Athens, Texas Franklin Aaron Alvarez, Psychology, M idW est City, Okla. Danielle Anderson, Education, O klahom a City, Okla. Keri A nthony, Education, Hot Springs, Ark. Melissa Arbuckle, Pre-m ed/B iology, Bethany, Okla. Kathie Argo, Pre-m ed/B iology, San Antonio, Texas Charles Atkinson, Sociology, New Castle, Okla. Tam m y Baird, Liberal A rts, Bethany, Okla. Laura Bailey, Education, Austin, Texas

Brenda Baker, N ursing, Tulsa, Okla. Robin Baldwin, A ccounting, N orth Little Rock, Ark. Carol Barnette, Pre-Engineering, O range, Texas Rodney Bell, M ath, Collinsville, Okla. M ark C. Bennett, Pre-law, M onte Viste, Colo. Robert Bilyeu, Psychology, H ouston, Texas M elanie L. Bjerk, Accounting, O klahom a City, Okla. Michelle Botsford, Pre-m ed/B iology, San Antonio, Texas Laura Bradford, Psychology, Coalgate, Okla. Jenna Branstetter, B iology/C hem istry, Pineville, N .C.

Todd Ray Brant, General Studies, Fort W orth, Texas T am m y Bratcher, General studies, O klahom a City, Okla. Becky Brewer, Sociology, Elk C ity, Okla. Mike Brown, Biology, Jenks, Okla. Steve Brown, Business M anagem ent, W oodward, Okla. Christina Bruno, Biology, Prescott, Ark. G regory M. Brunson, Religion, Show Low, Ariz. Jeanna Bryan, Biology, Bethany, Okla. Carm en Burks, Biology, O klahom a C ity, Okla. Darla Busic, N ursing, Bethany, Okla.

M onte Butts, M usic, Albuquerque, N.M . Shaelea Caldwell, O ccupational Therapy, Yukon, Okla. Julie Cantwell, Education, Olathe, Kan. Alan Carley, General Studies, O range, Texas M att Carr, Pre-m ed/B iology, Bethany, Okla. Tam m y Casey, Education, O ilton, Okla. Michelle Colon, A ccounting, Tahoka, Texas Kevin Cornelius, M a th /P h y sics, Enid, Okla. Cary Couch, Business, Tem ple, Texas Lisa Coulter, Health & W ellness, Houston, Texas

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Stephanie Crabtree, Business, Guthrie, Okla. Mike Crooks, Pre-med, Oklahoma City, Okla. Annette Crow, H isto ry/ Political Science, Oklahoma City, Okla. Beth Cunningham , Pre-med, Fairview, Okla. Jonathan Dawson, Religion, Broken Arrow, Okla. Kelly Diehl, Religion, M angum , Okla.

Leon Dixon, Religion, Mablevale, Ark. Christopher Doing, Political Science, Vancouver, W ash. Bradley Douglass, Physical Education, Colorado Springs, Colo. Travis Downs, Computer Information Systems, Bethany, Okla. Tim Duckering, Religion, Fort W orth, Texas Kristin Eaton, English, Bloomington, 111. Stacey Ellis, Biology, Choctaw, Okla. Greg Evans, Business, Glenwood, Ark. Greg Factor, History, Holdenville, Okla. Vicki Folsom, Speech Com m unication, Durango, Colo. Aaron D. Foreman, Computer Science, Grand Prairie, Texas Rebekah Good, Math Education,

Corey Goode, R eligion/ Literature, Richardson, Texas Donella Griffith, Music Education, Eufaula, Okla. Gary A. Grinwell, Business Administration, W ashington, D.C. Ping Ping Gu, Nursing, Beijing, China Teri Hamlin, International Studies, Oklahoma City, Okla. Jennifer Hermance, Psychology, Okla.

What place on campus holds a special memory for you?

"T he second floor of the Commons be­ cause that's where myfriends try to throw meover intothefountain." -R yan sh ervington, sophom ore

H a bita t P r o v id e s M inistry by Kendra Thomson Habitat for Humanity was a Christian housing ministry whose objective was to eliminate poverty housing and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience. As a part of this year's Campus Ministries projects, our school f-70 PeoPle / O No Better Place On Earth

scheduled workdays once a month. "M y coal is to get our students and faculty physically interacting with the community I want them to see that there are others to help besides ourselves," said Executive Vice President of Campus M inistries, Herb

Albertson, senior The volunteers worked at the NW 44th site in Oklahoma City and at the Edmond site. The new and returning R.A.s and R.D.s worked on the Edmond site for their "H oly Sweat" project. "W e spent a few hours working hard,

but knew that we were giving an unmeasurable gift to someone that we would probably never see," said Garey R.A., Lou Ludwig, junior "I felt that it was a way that I could help someone out with an action behind the scenes. They may never see me, but I

was able to provide a m inistry to them," sa Brad Townley, sophomore. The project was a way in which Southe Nazarene University students and faculty could selflessly give < their time and talents to benefit those in need.

Jorge Hernandez, Hum an Relations, Austin, Texas W endell H ester, Education, Perryville, Ark. Geoff H intz, M usic, Tipp, Ohio M arsha K. Hoback, Religion, C linton, 111. D .J. H ochstetler, Drama Education, H ouston, Texas W ill Holmes, Physics, Plains, Kan.

Ginger Hopkins, M ass C om m unication/Journalism , M any, La. Gayla H unter, Education, Yukon, Okla. Ruth Ibarra, Business Adm inistration, San Antonio, Texas Jon Imel, General Studies, Long Beach, Calif. Jeff Jankow ski, Pre-Physical Therapy, Sand Springs, Okla. Heather Johns, F itness/ W ellness, San A ntonio, Texas Kim Johnson, Pre-m ed, Yakim a, W ash. Shawna Johnson, M a th / C hem istry, O klahom a City, Okla. Glenna Jones, M ass Com m unication, Pryor, Okla. W endy Jones, N ursing, Lake Dallas, Texas Jan Josey, Education, H am ilin, Texas Jennifer Josey, Psychology, Ham lin, Texas

Melinda Jurjens, Psychology, Piedmont, Okla. Brigette Keesee, Pre-law, Elk City, Okla. Sara Kelley, International Studies, W est Plains, Mo. Sonya King, Biology, W ichita, Kan. John E. Knight, R eligion/ M issions, Corpus Christi, Texas Brett Krablin, Pre-m ed, W ichita, Kan.

"In the stairs of the library because that's

when Ifirst got to meet Melissa Arbuckle. That's also where I first kissed her." -

"1 he mall because we watch movies There." -J e ffR ic e , so p h o m o re

Fernando Segura, sophom ore

E i g h t BALL. Eyeing the cue ball, Chad W est, sophomore, contemplates his next shot in a pool game against Dale McAnally, freshman. Photo by Daren Hayes.

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A BITE TO EAT. Donella G riffith, sophom ore, talks with her roommate Jamie Mae Pate, sophomore. Donella's fa­ ther was a pastor in Eufala, O klahom a. Photo by S te­ phania Langford.

What place on campus holds a special memory for you?

"The parkbench beside Bracken be­ cause I had many 'discussions' with Spence there." -T anya Regester, sophom ore

In the religion building because that's where I have formed some of my closest friendships with thegroup Com­ mission. -C had W est, sophom ore

"The business build­ ing because since I major in accounting that's where I spend all my time." -K athy Tindall, sophom ore

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L iv in g W it h o u t R o o t : by Marcia Feisal Adaptability was the most valuable lesson that missionary's and pastor's children learned. Called PK's or M K's, these students viewed Christianity much differently than their peers at school. All the students said that there were many advantages to being the pastor's kid, but some also said there were some negative points of view too. Shawn Wedel, freshman, said he was often defensive about his father's messages, beliefs and position. He mentioned the time a girl next to him at his high school baccalaureate complained about his dad's message length. "I went off on her It was only five minutes long," he said. Another pk, Heather Snavely, freshman, said that one drawback to dad preaching was that anytime she did

something wrong everyone knew about it. Marla Murray, freshman, liked the benefits of being

special. "It's kind of nice to be the center of attention. The people

m en c o n

way isn 'f neces­ sarily the right way to do every­ thing..." Stephania Langford, junior are extra nice to you when you move into a church and you belong," she said. As grandchildren of the Nazarene church's first missionary, Elmer Schmelzenbach, Brian, senior, and Barry, freshman, also grew up as missionary children. Brian said that the missionary visiting at church with a slide show was a cliff note

version of life as a missionary He lived in Africa until he was eight and still considers Africa home. "It was a struggle to move back to the states. I was a citizen of a country that wasn't hom e," he said. Brother Barry said his perception is different from his peers. "I was brought up in a different culture, so my view on education and everyday society is different," Barry added. Stephania Langford, sophomore, said her experiences influenced her major, international studies and Spanish. "I saw that there was more than one way of doing things. The American way isn't necessarily the right way to do everything, just because that's how we do it," Stephania said. She spent four years in the mission

field, one year in Pei and three in Costa Rica. Chad Dodds, sophomore, grew up South Africa and his accent is more than little British. "T h e benefits were learning independen< and the opportunity be cross-cultural and m ulti-lingual," said Chad who plans a lil in missions. "O ne disadvantage that you have no roots," Chad added. Although missiom and pastor's kids looked and dressed 1 any other student ori campus, on the insid they were different f the experience. "You see the bad times and have a mu clearer view of what it's really like to be m issionary," said Brian. For pk's and mk's life of service for the Lord was not an option, it was a way life.

Clark Langley, Biology, O klahom a City, Okla. Dawnya Ledbetter, N ursing, Seminole, Okla. N icky Logue, Education, N orth Richland Hills, Texas Maria Lopez, Psychology, Carolina, Puerto Rico Jam es Lopp, General Studies, Tulsa, Okla. Keri Ludwig, Education, W ichita, Kan.

James W Lytle, Com puter Science, O klahom a City, Okla. Angela M angers, Education, W ichita, Kan. Leah M artin, Education, Oklahom a City, Okla. Deanna D. M artinez, Psychology, W est Palm Beach, Fla. Kami M axey, Education, Oklahom a City, Okla. Trent M ay, Physical Therapy, San Antonio, Texas Beverly Suzanne M cClung, Education, N atchitoches, La. Chris M cClung, Chem istry, Dayton, Ohio Bryan M cD onald, Physical Therapy, San Antonio, Texas John Robert M cDonald, M usic Education, Mt. Pleasant, Texas T y McGee, English, Bethany, Okla. Rachel Meador, Christian Education, Lubbock, Texas

Sheila Kay Meek, Education, M idW est City, Okla. Jeanne M elberg, A r t/ C om m unication, Oklahom a City, Okla. M att Mendez, Criminal Justice, El Reno, Okla. Gloria M. Miller, Pre-med, Carnegie, Okla. Bradley K. Moore, Psychology/Pre-m ed, Baltimore, Md. Stacy M uller, Business Adm inistration, Lakewood, Colo. Natalie M ullins, Pre-law, Perry, Okla. David M urray, Biology, Fort W orth, Texas Juan J. N avarro, B iology/Premed, Rio Grande City, Texas Scott N elson, Pre-m ed, Tyler, Texas Billie Sue N icholson, Education, Higgins, Texas Melissa N oland, Sociology, Prairie Village, Kan.

Sheryl Odle, M usic, Yukon, Okla. Heather R. Oliver, Psychology, W alters, Okla. Christi Overstreet, Psychology, Fairview, Okla. Chris Parr, Christian Education, Hurst, Texas Jamie Mae Pate, Religion, H ouston, Texas W hitney Patrick, N ursing, Jacksonville, Ariz.

David Pettigrew, M usic, Cisco, Texas Sheri Pettitt, Education, W ichita, Kan. Dana Porter, Psychology, Hillsboro, Texas Tanya Regester, Education, Plano, Texas Danna Reynolds, Nursing, Ham lin, Texas Darilyn Rhoades, General Studies, Oklahom a City, Okla.

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Kristen Rice, Biology, Fresno, Calif. Lisa Richards, Fashion Merchandising, Longmont, Colo. Scot Riggins, Accounting, Muskogee, Okla. Philip Jerome Rodebush, Pre-med, Oklahoma City, Okla. Kimberly Rogers, M ath/Business, Tuttle, Okla. Tim Rothwell, Biology, Bethany, Okla. Shannon Rudin, Sociology, Newark, Ohio Clint Rutledge, Criminal Justice, Farney, Texas Chuck Sailors, Religion, Corpus Christi, Texas Kerri Schatz, Physical Therapy, Oklahoma City, Okla. Tommy Scholl, Pre-law, Wichita Falls, Texas James V Seger, Religion, Searcy, Ark. Greg Shasteen, Computer Science, Bonham, Texas Gina Shearer, Education, Duncanville, Texas Ryan Shervington, Education, Tulsa, Okla. Monica L. Smith, Physical Education, Olathe, Kan. Melissa Snodgrass, General Studies, Konawa, Okla. Saree Snodgrass, Math, Lakewood, Colo. Lorissa Stafford, Nursing, Oklahoma City, Okla. Chad Stanford, Pre-law, Edmond, Okla. Charles Starkey, Pre-med, Nolanville, Texas Kara Stephens, Nursing, Yukon, Okla. Tami Stinson, Biology, Jamestown, N.D. Amy Taylor, Accounting, Bethany, Okla.

What place on campus holds a special memory for you?

O n THE M OVE. Leaving the commons, Shannon Thoma, freshman, wheels her way down the ramp after lunch. Photo by Glenna Jones.




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" T h e religion building because that's where I spend all my time." sophom ore

-R a n d y Plank,

Kendra T hom son, M ass C om m unication/Journalism , Greenville, Texas Kathy Tindall, Accounting, Fort Sm ith, Ark. Cary Tipton, C hristian Education, Bethany, Okla. Brad Townley, Religion, Dallas, Texas Travis Vaughn, Pre-law, Stillwater, Okla.

Charlotte W allace, Political Science/Business Adm inistration, Tichnor, Ark. Brad W arrick, Business, Indianapolis, Ind. Kendra W ebb, Education, Greenville, Texas Chad W est, General Studies, O klahom a City, Okla. Jeff W heatley, International Studies/Religion, Irving, Texas

Rhonda W heeler, Education, Yukon, Okla. Aaron W hite, C hem istry/Pre-pharm acy, H urst, Texas A m y K. W hitsett, M ass C om m unication/Journalism , M ustang, Okla. Dena W iegm an, Education, Richardson, Texas Kim W ilson, M arketing, Honolulu, Hawaii

Valerie W itten, Education, O klahom a City, Okla. Amanda W oodard, Accounting, Luflain, Texas Jeff Young, M usic, Kansas City, Mo. Rene Zim m er, Social Studies/Education, College Station, Texas Miles Zinn, General Studies, Dallas, Texas

"The front steps of the Commons because it 'stherethat Iget to meet newpeople and know them." -C hris H odges, sophom ore

" T h e game room because that's where I spend all my time and money, and also where I meet the babes." -d .j . H ochstetier, sophom ore

U ps A n d D o w n s 7 Stephania Langford

"It's definitely a fficult type of mpus/' said Becky lurman, junior "A t of it has to do with >w you handle your sability If you're rcomfortable with it, is wouldn't be an sy campus to live Before the year

began, changes were made to accommodate students with physical disabilities. "W e spent last summer adding ramps for all the dorms," said Don Billings, Vice President of Financial Affairs. Accessibility in the library improved after an elevator was

installed in the west entrance. "W e want to encourage those with difficulties and handicaps to come to school here and make it much easier for those already attending," said Billings. The cooperation of faculty and students

was helpful to limited access students. O ften classes were relocated to the first floor "I'm very independent and it's hard for me to ask for help," said Thurman, "But I know this is where I need to be."

Sophomores Design by Glenna Jones



F r e sh m a n F r o n t ie r s by Darren Currin Campus life: a new frontier As the freshmen arrived on campus, they were faced with a plethora of changes. Most handled them with great ease, while others had a difficult time adjusting. Feelings of homesickness and the challenges of having a roommate made it harder for these freshmen to adapt to their new surroundings. To help all freshmen adapt to campus life, student development designed many activities and events for them. "People really go out of their way to make you feel welcome here," said Matt Thompson, freshman. The most prominent change that these new freshmen had to deal with, was life. Being thrown together with all kinds of different

people was difficult at first, but as time wore on freshmen began to see the fun and closeness of living in the dorm. There were still days when the old homesickness bug crept up. "Yes, I do get homesick, but I keep myself busy so that I won't miss my home,"

" J keep myself busy so that I won't miss my home." Bill Kinnamon, freshman said Bill Kinnamon, freshman. Even though some would not admit it, it was not easy for anyone to leave their family, but when after being on campus for a while they discovered that they were part of a new family

Why did you chose to come to SN U ?

T chose SNU be­ cause it’s a good Christian school and the classes are small. I like the individual help." -Bett W eaver, fresh m a n

"Everyone here is friendly and the pro­ fessors are very nice. It's one big family. This is where Ishould be. When I came to SNU, I was leaving my security, but sometimes God wants us to." -Laura Sheldon, freshm an

"I appreciate the quality ofa Christian education." -Shaw n Ingle, fresh m a n

L o n e l y l e t t e r s . Keeping in touch with family, Angelika Brown' freshman, writes a let­ ter in the hallway. Photo by Glenna Jones.

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Deidre Ace, Biology, Yukon, Okla. Tim Adams, General Studies, M idland, Texas Debra Ailey, Political Science, Medford, Okla. Carissa Alger, Education, Tulsa, Okla. Susan Allison, Nursing, Fort W orth, Texas Kadence Anderson, Art, Rogers, Ark. Scott Archer, Physics, Colorado Spring, Colo.

Jennifer Assel, Psychology, Killeen, Texas Israel Aviles, Speech Cpmmunication, San Antonio, Texas Trace Bailey, Accounting, Clovis, N.M. Rachel Balliett, General Studies, Ada, Okla. M indy Banz, Education, M idW est City, Okla. Robbie Bennett, Business, Irving, Texas D ustin Bentley, History, Oklahom a City, Okla.

Trey Bley, M ath, Yukon, Okla. Karen Boehler, Education, San Antonio, Texas Andrea Borlase, Education, Bethany, Okla. Doug Booth, Business Adm inistration, Garland, Texas Jennifer Booth, Accounting, Aviano, Italy Faith Brooks, Fashion M erchandising, W ichita, Kan. Angelika Brown, Nursing, Olathe, Kan.

Tony Buchanan, Psychology, Little Rock, Ark. Joshua Burleson, Speech Comm unication/Journalism , Greenwood Village, Colo. Amy Campbell, Speech Com m unication/M usic, Piedmont, Okla. Dwight Campbell II, Religion, Eufaula, Okla. Tiffany D. Clark, Religion, Junction City, Kan. Jeremy Coleman, M ass Comm unication, Sulphur Springs, Texas Brent Conway, Psychology, Business A dministration, North Little Rock, Ar.

Nathan Cook, Chemistry, Fort W orth, Texas Andy Copeland, Music, Bethany, Okla. Lance Couch, General Studies, Temple, Texas Carey Cox, pre-med, Tulsa, Okla. Elizabeth Cox, Music, Houston, Texas Jason E. Crouch, M ath/C om puter Science, Higgins, Texas M atthew Culbertson, Business M anagement, Oklahom a City, Okla.

Keith Cummings, Aviation, N orth Little Rock, Ark. Jolie Cunningham , Special Education, Arlington, Texas Darren Currin, Mass Communication, Greenville, Texas Jared Davis, Pre-med, Edmond, Okla. John Davis, C hristian Education, Cazenovia, N.Y. Marla Davis, English, Deer Park, Texas M atthew Dennis, Criminal Justice, Richardson, Texas

Traci Lynn Dietsch, Education, Leavenworth, Kan. Christine L. Duff, Biology, Indianapolis, Ind. Kimberly Dumas, Psychology, Houston, Texas Lezli Dunn, Fashion M erchandising, Bethany, Okla. Gretchen Dursky, Pre-med, San Antonio, Texas Brent Eskridge, Physics, Oklahom a City, Okla. Michelle Fackler, Education, Battle Creek, Mich.

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John Farley, Music Education, Carthage, Mo. Heidi Fowler, Music, Fort W orth, Texas Keri Fozard, Education, Spring City, Pa. Stephanie Frymire, Music, Newton, Kans. Stephanie Funk, Education, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Charles Garrett, Criminal Justice, Little Rock, Ark. Bill Garrison, Accounting, Broken Arrow, Okla. Julie Geis, Nursing, Lomega, Okla. Greg Goff, Pre-engineering, Oklahoma City, Okla. Robbie Goode, Nursing, Garland, Texas

Shelley Grantham, Mass Communication, Bethany, Okla. Damon Guinn, Pre-law, Jonesboro, Ark. Jason Gunter, General Studies, Junction City, Kan. Betsy Hageman, Pre-law, Honolulu, Hawaii Penny Hagood, General Studies, Bethany, Okla.

Ken Hancock, Medicine, Nederland, Texas Lori Hensley, M ath, Trenton, Texas Kimberly Hester, Aviation/Business, Okmulgee, Okla. Tim Halloway, Pre-engineering, M idWest City, Okla. Rita Hoover, Biology, Denison, Texas

A JO YFUL NOISE. Singing with enthusiasm, Krista Olm stead, freshman, and friend led the N YC '91 crowd in joy­ ful songs of praise. Photo p ro ­ vided by Krista Olmstead.

S N O W ANGEL. Playing in the snow, Dena Wiegman, sophomore, enjoys the cold weather. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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"Even though it was closer to my home, I did not want togo to Olivet, but I wanted to keep the Nazarene Atmosphere, so I chose SNll." -C h ristin a S to ller, fresh m a n

Joanna Hubbert, Music, Conway, Ark. W endy Huckaby, Bremed, Farmersville, Texas Krista Huddle, Psychology, W ichita, Kan. Janna Hulsey, Business A dm inistration, Oklahoma City, Okla. Tonya Humphries, Education, Cisco, Texas

Shawn Ingle, Computer Science/M ath, Guthrie, Okla. Jamie Jacobs, Psychology, Amarillo, Texas Angela James, Education, Carrollton, Texas Karyn Jayne, Business, Albuquerque, N.M. Tonya Jenkins, Business Education, Bethany, Okla.

Jennifer Jennings, Nursing, Terrell, Texas Jeff Jernigan, Education, Bethany, Okla. Tiffany Jernigan, Nursing, Bethany, Okla. David Johnson, General Studies, Edmond, Okla. Heather Johnson, Music, Oklahom a City, Okla.

Millie Johnson, Communication, Duncanville, Texas Susanna Jones, Sociology, M arksville, La. Michael Jordan, Music, Alva, Okla. M att Kelley, Business M anagement, Abernathy, Texas Karalee Kendrix, Education, Bethany, Okla.

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‘ Amy Moreland It was the time of eir lives; a time to member The place: rlando, Florida. The te: July 23-July 28. le event: Nazarene >uth Congress '91. hy were 5,000 azarenes gathered .der the Florida sun is summer? The swer is simple: to

worship God. "I felt like it was a spiritual uplift," commented Katrina Peirce, freshman. Josh McDowel and Becky Tirabassi spoke and students attended concerts, workshops and service projects. The nightly concerts included Christian artists GLAD, Al

Denson and Crystal Lewis. The final aspect of NYC were district service projects. These projects were designed for Nazarenes to become more involved with the "real world." Some spent the day at Sea World with handicapped children. Other helped in the

"Green Up Orlando" project by planting trees along Florida highways and parks. The most outstanding project dealt with a small group of Nazarenes from all districts to spend a day helping and playing with children with AIDS. Students involved in this project

were Kari Sprowls anc Katrina Peirce, freshmen. "It was a spiritual turning point in my life. I actually gained inner peace. I have a much more personal relationship with God now," said Carrie Parr, freshmen.

"Ady plans togo toJohn Brown University were cancelled because they didn't give me enough financial aid. At the last minute, I

versity and the professors seem to have a concern for students and are willing to

foUTld th a t o u t ." -M elissa Whittle, freshm an

Help." -A lish a

" It ’s more personalized than a state uni­

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Freshmen Design by Teri Hamlin

Bill Kinnamon, M ath Education, Rogers, Ark. John Knippers, Business, Fort W orth, Texas Rachel Koch, Business, Bethany, Okla. Rebecca Koch, Fashion M erchandising, Bethany, Okla. Jannice Koehn, General Studies, Fairview, Okla. Mark Kosechequetah, Music, Junction City, Kan. Robert Luna, Psychology, McKinney, Texas Jeni Lundberg, Pre-med, Aurora, Colo Bryan Maker, Business, Edmond, Okla. Ethan Manley, Business, M ustang, Okla. Brian M ann, Engineering, Orange, Texas Martha Marler, Psychology, Houston, Texas Amy M ashburn, General Studies, Oklahoma City, Okla. Dale McAnally, General Studies, Bethany, Okla. James McCarry, History/Pre-law, College Station, Texas Pam McClung, Aviation, Denver, Colo. Bonnie McKee, Business, Sacramento, Calif. Greg McKinney, Pre-med, Fairview, Okla. Michelle McMorries, Education, Hereford, Texas Sheri McNabb, General Studies, Houston, Texas Josh McWilliams, Pre-med, Dallas, Texas Greg M. Miller, Physics, Ukarumpa, Papua New Guinea Sherri Miner, Psychology, Kansas City, Mo. Denny Minquo, Computer Information Systems, Higgins, Texas Jyotika Misra, Chemistry, Pasadena, Texas Amy Moreland, Mass Communication, Arlington, Texas Marla Murray, Music, Shreveport, La. John Jake Naranjo, General Studies, Monte Vista, Colo. Jennifer Neese, Pre-law, Aviano, Italy Shanda Nelson, General Studies, Tulsa, Okla. Tamara Niccum, Biology, Stroud, Okla. Alan Nusz, Christian Education, Irving, Texas Natalie Nychay, Psychology, Oklahoma City, Olaa. Krista Olmstead, Music, Oklahoma City, Okla. Lisa Olson, Education, Bethany, Okla. Michelle Painter, Biology, San Antonio, Texas Carrie Parr, Pre-med, Duncanville, Texas Bryan Pauley, Education, Sapulpa, Okla. Katrina Peirce, Pre-med, Graham, Texas Billy Perry, General Studies, Muskogee, Okla. Jennifer Pollock, Nursing, Irving, Texas Celeste Proctor, General Studies, Humble, Texas Meredith Reazin, Nursing, Tyler, Texas Danylle Reed, English Education, Collinsville, Okla. John Reither, Accounting, Carthage, Mo. Jose F. Reyes, General Studies, Dallas, Texas Heather Rickords, Nursing, Wichita, Kan. Sherri Robertson, General Studies, Bethany, Okla. Heather Robinson, Education, Vancouver, Wash. Russell Robinson, Psychology, Stroud, Okla. Richard Rogers, Aviation, Blanchard, Okla. Debbie Rosentrater, Astronom y/ Physics, Austin, Texas Alisha Rouse, Education, Clearwater, Fla. Toby Rowland, Accounting, New Castle, Ind. Melissa Rudd, Commercial Art, Kingwood, Texas Kevin Rushing, Mass Communication, Junction City, Kan.

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P a s s i n g t i m e , w hile eating lunch in Marriott Greg Goff and Michael Jordan, freshmen, chat together Photo by John Farley.

Why did you chose to come tc SNU?

" I cameto be­ cause ofthe Christian atmosphere." -Bill K innam on, freshm an

C old W ar C omplaints Darren Currin and Lori M. Smith Under its old name, SAGA, students called it the "Soviet Attempt to Gag America." Just as Soviet-American relations improved with end of the cold war, student-food service relations improved with the end of the cold food. In years past, SAGA, recently changed to Marriott, had a negative image. The food was bland, or cold, or there weren't enough deserts. In protest, some students wrapped their dishes in paper napkins or bent silverware. Comment cards were made available to students to voice complaints or make suggestions. Kurt Hermansen, manager, was concerned witn the quality of the food and

keeping students happy W ith this in mind, improvements were made. New carpet and tile was installed. Black serving trays replaced the bright orange ones. Tables with napkin lined baskets of silverware took the place of the steel racks with plastic cups. "T h e trays and the way that they have everything set up is really nice," commented Lori Gosney, freshman. Variety and quality was another improvement. More entrees were available at each meal. Students could choose from pasta, hamburgers, Mexican food or a sandwich. "The quality of the the food is better," said M ichelle Colon, sophomore.

S n u is a fine in­ stitution that repre­ sents God in a won­ derful way. I believe in the motto, Char­ acter, Culture and Christ. I picked this institution out of all the others because it will show me a ivay to live a better life." "

-Je ff C ooper, fresh m a n

" I came to SNU be­ cause twoof mygood friends recruited me to come here." -fenniferN eese, freshm an

Freshmen Design by Lori M. Smith

Cody Rutherford, General Studies, Lancaster, Texas Donnie Ryan, Pre-med, Post, Texas David Saliba, General Studies, Bethany, Okla. Steven Sean Saucier, Physics, Crowley, Texas Barry Schmelzenbach, Accounting, Bethany, Okla. Erika Schmidt, English, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jennifer Scott, Psychology, Fort W orth, Texas

Stephanie Scott, Pre-med, Jonesboro, Ark. Meredyth Shannon, Nursing, Tyler, Texas Laura Shelden, English, Crowley, Texas Allison Shigley, Fashion M erchandising, Dallas, Texas Rian Smoak, Business Administration, M ustang, Okla. Heather Snavely, Education, Iola, Kan. Ted Snoddy, Business, Bethany, Okla.

Kari Sprowls, Fashion M erchandising, Amarillo, Texas Danette Stanko, Pre-med, Austin, Texas Amy Stansberry, Education, Yukon, Okla. Karissa Stevens, Speech Communication, Pine Island, Fla. Brad Stewart, Pre-med, Collinsville, Okla. Christine Stoller, Education, Eureka, 111. Brian Swinhart, Pre-engineering, Bethany, Okla.

Anthony Taylor, Physics, College Station, Texas Shannon Thoma, Accounting, Prague, Okla. Judson Tompkins, General Studies, Cartage, Mo. Matt Thompson, Religion, Killeen, Texas Shane Thompson, General Studies, Houston, Texas Traci Thompson, Business, Yukon, Okla. Brian Thurman, Music, Oklahoma City, Okla.

Gary D. Tipton, Music, Bethany, Okla. Chad Trendle, Pre-med, Shattuck, Okla. Chris Tucker, M arketing, Oklahoma City, Okla. Julie Unruh, Education, Oklahoma City, Okla. Jennifer Walker, Education, Noble, Okla. Marly Weaver, General Studies, Kansas City, Mo. Shea Webb, Pre-med, Canyon City, Colo.

Shawn Wedel, Mass Comm unication/Journalism , Lajunta, Colo. Jon David Wells, Political Science/Pre-law, Shattuck, Okla. Barbara West, General Studies, Oklahoma City, Okla. David White, History/Political Science, Overland Park, Kan. Nathan White, Business/Psychology, Hurst, Texas Tami White, General Studies, Sapulpa, Okla. Mark W hitley, Business Administration, Rogers, Ark.

Melissa White, Psychology, Georgetown, Texas Robyn Williams, Speech Communication, H untington Beach, Calif. Cara Windom, Education, Colorado Springs, Colo. Jimmy W infrey, General Studies, Huntington, Ind. Jason W orthington, Computer Science, Austin, Texas Monica W right, Music, Oklahoma City, Okla. Ramon Wycoff, Music, McKinney, Texas

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G et D o w n Why did you chose to come to SNU?

" I just didn't want to be known by my Social Security num­ ber." -Tim H oliew ay, freshm an

" F o r me, it was ei­

ther SN U or the army. I went to a Youth-O-Rama on my district and some recruiters from SNU were there. My pas­ tor started talking to me about SNU and I decided it was a bet­ ter place to go than the army."

T o E a r th by J. Alan Coleman Changes abounded all over campus this year, and the Learning Center was no exception to the changes. "W e experience an ongoing process of change," said Bea Flinner, head of Library Public Services. The largest change made in the library was the movement of all periodical resources, excluding bound periodicals, down to the first floor '"All public-oriented services were moved to the first floor," said Shirley N Pelley, Library Director Other changes included the movement of the copy machine, the microfiche printer and all of the cd-RO M computers down to the first floor "W e wanted to make all of our public

services readily available to all who would use our center, regardless of their abilities or disabilities," added Pelley Pelley mentioned another reason for the changes was if all of the resource material is on one floor, the resource director can better her capacity The director can give help to anyone who would need it more easily Some students were confused by the changes, but most were pleased with the decision. "W hen school started, the general consensus was confusion. Once they started using the library, however, most students liked the new arrangem ent," said Michelle M cBeth, junior and a three-year library assistant.

-D onnie Ryan, fresh m a n

T felt that the Lord was opening up doors for me to come here." -M ichael Jordan, fresh m a n

M A K IN ' COPIES. Nursing student Brenda Jacobs, senior, photocopies a magazine article in the R.C. Williams Learning Resources Center The photo­ copier and periodical services were moved to the first floor for easier access. Photo by Daren Haves

Freshman Design by J Alan Coleman


Why do you teach at SN U ?

" I don't know. I guess I was in the right place at the right time " -D r . Randall Spindle

"1 teach here because I want to help people to develop as whole persons; persons who are intellectual spiritual and social. I feel a church related college is a good place to do that and particularly one that stresses the liberal arts." - D r . Gwen H ackler

"1 love to teach and I love students. Over the years that I've been here they've made my life incredibly rich." Carolyn W aterm an

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behind the scenes, Juds Tom pkins, freshman, pr< tices the piano in the Fine A Building. Photo by Glen Jones.

FIN G ER PLAY As a memt of the Jigsaw Saints, a stude band, Chad Hutto, sopli more, plays the electric guil during Pow Wow. Photo Todd Ray Brant.

Loren P Gresham, Ph.D., President Don Dunnington, D.M in., VP Academic Affairs A. Donald Billings, MSM, LL.D., VP Financial Affairs Rev Eugene Plemmons, AB, VP Enrollment D ev./Church Relations J Michael Crabtree, MA, Ex. Dir. University Advancement/M edia Relations Mike Brooks, MA, Ex. Dir. Student Development W Joy Beaver, Ed.D., Education George Biggs, MS, Business

Deb Brown, MA, English, MHR Pam Broyles, Ph.D., Speech Comm. Chair., Prof. Carrie Bricker, MA, Admissions Counselor Paul Carrol, Assist. Dir The University Store Peggy Clark, Periodicals Assist. LRC Reggie Coleman, Dir The University Store Cheryl Crouch, AB, Assoc. Dir Student D ev./Com m unity Life Howard Culbertson, D.M in., Chaplain, M issionary in Residence

Harrison R.S., Davis, Jr., MA, ESL, Composition, Associate Faculty Lou Dennard, Ph.D, Assist. Prof. Graduate Studies-M gmt., Assist. Dir. Modular MSM Marcia Feisal, MA, Speech/M ass Comm. Arrow Billie Ferris, Dir. Career Center Bob Ferris, MA, Mathematics, Visiting Professor Leo Finkenbinder, Ph.D, Biology Professor Bea Flinner M.LS, MA, MA, Coordinator Public Services-LRC Karen Garber, Graduate Assist. Education

E x p o sin g G e n iu s by Lori Hamilton Have you ever thought that the people you live with could one day be famous? Students with hidden talents were people involved in activities for which they were not always recognized. From music to business, students involved themselves in activities that created a sense of pride. One popular group was the Jigsaw Saints. The members were David Rosfeld, freshman, Chad Hutto, sophomore, Kevin W elk, junior, and Damon A kins, off campus. Their repertoire consists of songs from the late '60s through the early '80s and songs written by themselves.

"Being in Jigsaw Saints is a lot of fun. It is a chance for me to cut loose for awhile and do what I love to do, play the guitar " said Hutto. Other musical talent was revealed in a radio jingle sung by Angie LaPaglia, junior During the summer, Angie went to her home town of Clovis, New Mexico and recorded a jingle for the Amarillo Tri-State Fair "It was a lot of fun. Recording in a real recording studio was exciting." said LaPaglia. In journalism , Christine Longley, senior, had an article about relationships published in the Nazarene magazine, "Bread." She also had a

fiction story published in "Teens Today " "Actually seeing your work on paper and knowing people are reading it everywhere, is an awesome feeling." said Longley In business, students went to W ashington, D.C. and competed in the nationals for the Phi Beta Lambda International Leadership competition. These students included Johnathan Meeks, Sandra Parks, Melanie Bjerk, sophomores, Danny Thomason and Greg Hall, juniors. Greg Hall finished tenth in the competition. These students were just a few with "Hidden Talents."

Faculty Design by Marcia Feisal

T rue L ea r n in g E xperiences by Michelle Farley How would you like to have shown someone the beauty of Oklahoma City lights while flying at night? How would you like to have developed another's potential by sharing your own corporate training experience with them? How about having changed the lives of others by exposing them to education in a Christian atmosphere? Or hoyv would you like to have made a decision between two equally good choices that will affect the future of many people? These are just some of the things new faculty and staff members experienced. Some had sat in the classrooms of SNU as students came back to

experience life on the other side of the desk. Dr Dennard, a graduate of SNU, taught at the SNU School of Business

"There should be something so different about S N U that if we took away chapel and religion classes, there would still be a difference between us and another school-Dr.Don D unnington, VP of Academic __________ Affairs from 1974 to 1982 and returned to the School of Business M SM

program this fall. For the past nine years she's been in corporate education. Dr Dennard's primary goal was to make a difference in the lives of the people she met and to be a positive influence on the SNU campus. "For me," Said Dennard, "teaching in the M SM program is the best of two worlds â&#x20AC;&#x201D; employing the philosophies of adult education and corporate training in an academic setting and in a Christian environment. Professor Jim Smith, also a SNU graduate, worked with M H R students this year, both as a professor and as a liaison between students and other instructors. Unlike his

Daisy Goulden, MSN, RN, Nursing Professor John Goulden, Ph.D., Prof. of Physics/Com puter Science C. Paul Gray, Archives R. Lynn Green, MA, Composition, MHR

W Stephen Gunter, Ph.D, Dean, Bethany College of M inistry and Humanities, Prof. Religion Gwen Ladd Hacker, Ph.D., Prof. English Wesley L. Harmon, MA, Prof. Philosophy Iris Harris, RN, BS, CPA, Prof. Accounting

Katie Kimbro, Athletic Dept. Secretary Kep Keoppel, Ph.D., Prof. Education Melany A. Kyzer, MA, Assoc. Dir. Student Dev./Academ ic Services Forrest Ladd, Ph.D, Prof. Psychology



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job involving social work in Florida, Smith found it nice to actually see the fruit produced as a result of his labor It was rewarding to see the changes in people's lives as they were exposed to the Nazarene philosophy and values. He felt his work was not only as a teacher, but as a missionary as well. After graduating from SNU in 1990, Len Empie went to teach in the aviation program at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, M ichigan for a year and then worked his way back to Oklahoma. His desire for flying started around the time he was in the fifth or sixth grade. It was then he

had won a contest a church and the prize was going on a plan ride with his pastor pilot. As director of the aviation program, hi vision included the number of aviation students growing fr< the seven he now he to 30 full-time majo Teaching ground school and flight training allowed hin combine the joy of flying with working with quality student "I appreciate the chance to work as director of the progr at such a young age, said Empie. Having to fill a ta order this year was ] Don Dunnington. Replacing Don Beav as vice president for academic affairs was not easy His job as

D O W N TO BUSINESS. Re­ turning this year as a profes­ sor and assistant director of the modular MSM program, Dr. Lou Dennard does some research in preparation for her classes. Photo b y R a n d y Sm ith.

academic affairs was istrating. It entailed aking choices that ?re sometimes tween two equally od options. "W e n't do everything i'd like to do/' said annington. Important to jnnington was inging faith and trning together His >al was to give each ident the highest lality education ailable with a m stian emphasis so at after graduation ey could go out and able to relate to the Drld, yet not be held ptive to the values. ie Christ-centered lues and priorities of lievers causes them be "resident aliens a hostile world." Ve need to live out ir Christian faith in a 3rld that is selfrving," he said.

P a p e r a i r p l a n e . Aviation students learn the art of flying in the classroom as well as in the air Len Empie instructs students Sean M cCorm ack and Wade Wienstroer, juniors, in his Primary Ground In­ struction class. Photo by Daren Hayes.

Why do you teach at SN U ?

" E v e ry time I see one of my students smile, every time I see God move on this campus and in the lives of students and faculty, every time I get a hug from a kid, every time I think about dear old S N U I say, "This is why I'm here." And, I'll be on this campus until H e says go." - Prof. Marcia Feisal

Gary Lance, MS, Registrar, Prof. Math Edythe Leupp, Ed.D, Education, Visiting Professor Doris Littrell, MA, MA, Director Alumni Relations

" F irs t of all I sense a call to the teaching ministry and I am fulfilling it here at S N U ." -D r . fira ir Jeanie Manners, AB, University Advancement Secretary Carolyn McGarraugh, English Dept. Secretary Kyle McGraw, AB, Dir. Counseling Services


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David Miller, DMA, Prof. Music Larry Mills, Ph.D, CM A, Management Dept. Chair, Prof. Business Nila Murrow, M T Prof. Art


because I feel it is the best place for me to utilize my gifts and talents as a teacher, a musician, a counselor, a friend and a Christian." Prof. M ark Reighard

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Shirley Pelley, MLSc, Director-LRC Peggy Poteet, Ph.D., English Dept. Chair, Prof. Cynthia D. Powell, BS, CPA, Accounting

Mark Reighard, MA, Prof. M usic/Fine Arts Jan Reinbold, MLSc, MA, Automated Services-LRC Paul Reinbold, Ph.D, Chemistry Dept. Chair, Prof. Chemistry

Anita Reynolds, Ed.D., Family and Consumer Studies Chair, Prof. Wanda Rhodes, Ph.D, HPER Dept. Chair, Prof Joanna Rosfeld, MA, MHR, Speech Comm.

John Rosfeld, M.M us, Prof. Music Jeff Seyfert, MBA, Business Marion Snowbarger, AB, Acquisitions Associate


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e basic reason I choose to coach at SN U

is because I believe in the institutional philosophy and the direction of the school A ny place I choose must give me the opportunity to provide a ministry, and S N U does just that." - Coach Bobby M artin

I n AN D O UT Slipping his ID card through the lock, M ark Lake, senior, prepares to leave Bracken Hall. M agne­ tized locks were installed in all four of the dorms. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

N h a t P r ic e F o r S a f e t y y Todd Ray Brant

id Lori M. Smith While a baby anket was enough icurity for Linus, it asn't enough for the sidents of the four irms. Security systems in ie four dorms were ^graded over the immer Each dorm as equipped with a agnetic lock on the iter doors. To get to the lobbies, an ID rd was required. "This system was

geared for different breaks. It was for those weekends when there were few people on campus. It kept out people that were not from the school that could cause problem s," said Phil Brown, Bracken Resident Director The V doors, those leading from the lobbies to the dorm rooms, were also set up with magnetic locks. Sometimes, the new system was

inconvenient to students. "It was a pain when moving into the dorm. It also bothered me when my family and friends came into town to visit," said Christi Overstreet, sophomore. ID cards became more valuable because they were not only used for meals in Marriott, but also served as a key to get into the dorms. A lost card or damaged bar on the back meant

trouble. "T h e worst was when you had broken or lost your card and then you had to pay $10 to get a new one. That was way overpriced," said Dallas W illorford, sophomore. Similar to the security system previously installed in the athletic dorms at the University of Oklahoma, this system was the first installed in any of the Nazarene Universities.

" Wfort got me interested in S N U was the

"1 guess as much as anything , I like

chance to build on what Dr. Emmett Hammer and Dr. Keith Walker started, and to help the physics department grow into a meaningful part of the community." - Dr. Ed

students. I find them pretty easy to love."


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CXCelleTlCC ” - Prof. Leo Finkenbinder

D r e s s in g U p T o H a n g o u t by Andrea Borlase Have you ever wondered if what we did in 1992 had any similarity with the things professors did "long ago?" In the 1950's, although there were fewer fast food restaurants, they were still used as places to socialize. On campus, dinner was eaten in a family style setting. All students ate at the same time with the same people for the entire semester "Every Friday night was dress up night for dinner A host and

hostess were selected at the beginning of the semester and had the duty of decorating the table with a centerpiece and colored napkins," explained graduate, Delores Wood. Cars were a priority in the late 1960's according to Stephen Gunter, a former SNU graduate. "SG A put on a car race at a dragstrip at the riverbottom of the South Canadian River on Fridays. There were checkered flags, lights, and the whole set up. I had a "57 Ford Fairlane. That was my race car," said Gunter

P IA N O TIM E. In its first year of existence, Mike Crabtree, current Executive Director of University Advancement and Media Relations, was a mem­ ber of Music Educator's N a­ tional Conference in 1972. Photo from the 1972 Arrow.

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Gunter also said that eating out was a much bigger production than today "Tony's Via Roma was the favorite place to take that special someone. It wasn't unusual to get really dressed up in a suit coat and tie and go out to eat. That's culturally changed," said Gunter That was the way of the sixties. W ithin a decade, hangouts became casual and group oriented. "The Village Inn on 39th street was the place for late night studying. Most of the hanging out was

recreational eating, but going to concerts like John Denver and the Carpenters was popular, too," explained 1978 graduate, Pam Broyles. Besides John Denver concerts, hang outs remained basically the same. "A lot of things done today are still the same. We just wore different clothing," said Gunter Those without transportation often found on campus diversions from studying. "N ot very many people had cars, so we

would go to "The Drag" which was ir what is now the Fir Arts Building. I remember one nigh my roommate and I had been studying our shorty pajamas I had a craving for caramel sundae. We decided to just put < coats over our P.J.s walk over to "The Drag" in the very c< winter, said Wood. The hangouts of t future may be dramatically differer but the students wil be essentially the sa

IN TH E YEA R 1982. Melanie K works on a lab in Quantitative Anal Kyzer was Associate Director of Stu D evelopm ent/A cadem ic Service? 1992. Photo from the 1982 Arrow.

"1 teach at SN U because of a combination of

"1 really feel like this is where God wants

things. I started teaching accounting due to time considerations when my first child was born. I also value a Christian education and hope to do my part to enhance student's lives for Christ." - Prof. Cynthia Pow ell

me to be. I evangelize by helping people and to me that outweights the pay. To me, this is a commitment to Christian education." Prof. George Biggs

Debra Spindle, Ph.D. Prof. Speech Comm., General Studies Acad. Dir. Jirair Tashjian, Ph.D. Prof. Religion Betty Lou Thompson, Ed.D. Education Prof. Lyle Tullis, Ed.D. Sociology

V Lee Turner, Ph.D. Mathematics Dept. Chair, Prof. Carolyn W aterm an, MA Prof. English Jim W ilcox, MA Prof. English/M ass Comm., Echo Jeff Williamson, MA Dir. Admissions

Dolores Wood, MA Modern Language Dept. Chair Sharon Young, Ph.D. Biology Dept. Chair, Prof. Mark Mann Graduate Student, Houston, TX

W H O 'S W H O . Vice Presi­ dent of Religious Life Randal Spindle poses for his W ho's W ho portrait. Dr Spindle taught in the history depart­ ment in 1992. Photo from the 1972 Arrow. M R MUSIC. At the organ, . David Miller puts in some p ractice tim e. Dr M iller taught in the music depart­ ment in 1992. Photo from the 1972 Arrow. Faculty Design by Marcia Feisal

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M a c FAST. With the p u rch ase of several Macintosh com puters, the Arrow and Echo staffs reduced production time Echo staff members Amy W hitsett, sophom ore, Casey Stallings, fresh­ man, and Lesa Helton, junior, design layouts and type articles into the com­ puters. Photo by Lori M. Smith. FREE MOMENTS. In the shadow of the sculp­ ture in front of the W. Don Beaver Science Hall, Melissa Martindale and Pam Krohe, juniors, con­ verse outside on a warm September day. Photo by Daren Hayes.


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Are they classes or organizations? No matter how you classify them, music groups offered virtually no w ritten hom ework, and som etim es great food on weekend church visits.

Combining offices and resources, returning editors Lori M. Smith and Christine Longley led two of the largest staffs in years in pro­ ducing a larger yearbook and a weekly paper.

Non-traditional students joined the 18-24 crowd in all kinds of academic settings. External Pro­ grams coordinated classes for stu­ dents, some well established in their field.



114 A cadem ic Division Design by Lori M. Smith

H e a r THE PING. Prof. Cindy Powell leans into the ball to try to score for the faculty in the Ultimate Challenge softball game. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

H E Y BATTER. Keeping his eye on the ball, Mike Camp, sophomore, steps into his swing. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant.



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family and consumer studies created -lave you taken the ultimate tllenge? Many students of ; business department have, e ultimate challenge was ;anized last year by student icers of the business Dartment. The ultimate illenge was formed two years ) by Dr Larry Mills and the dent board of directors. 'W e formed this organization the ultimate challenge to let dents see their professors tside of the classroom. It is lly interesting to see the )fessors as themselves and t as stern teachers/' said line Versaw, senior rhe business department ered other events such as hat with the Execs." This s a seminar where different npanies had executives talk students so they could find

new name ultimately challenges students

out what the executive's jobs entailed It was also a way to let the business department become more well known in other cities and states. The business department added a new program this year called "Fam ily and Consumer Studies," formerly the home economics department. "There was a certain stigma attached to the term h om e econom ics. By changing the department to family and consumer studies and focusing more attention on family and fashion, we removed any pre­ conceived notions. W e can now develop a first-class program from scratch." "It is a great opportunity for those of us who were here as it was just beginning," said Jon Adams, sophomore.

The program offers courses such as fashion merchandising, family relations, internship and consumer behavior They also formed an organization OHEA, Oklahoma Home Economics Association. It was started for

students from other schools such as Oklahoma State University, to come together and have conferences and to fellowship. by Glenna Jones

S m a l l p a c k a g e s . Lisa Coulter and Lisa Richards, sophomores, prepare a package for registration for the Okla­ homa Home Economics Fall Leadership Conference hosted by SNU. Photo by Todd Ray Brant. M U N C H IES . Durinda Bachmayer and Kim Craig, sophomores, enjoy refresh­ ments during some fellowship time at the fall leadership conference. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant.

Business/Fam ily & Consumer Studies Design by Celeste Proctor

F i n e FREN CH . Shiney horns in hand, David M urray and Todd Ray Brant, sophomores, add sound to the Brass Choir during a rehearsal. Photo by Daren Hayes. I n THE GROOVE. While rehearsing before a performance at Six Flags, mem­ bers of the Jazz Band practice together under the direction of Prof. Phil Moore. Photo by Daren Hayes.

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positive performances reflect renovations by J. Alan Coleman Performing in an instrumental group involved much more than just putting on a show for an audience. Rehearsals, section practices and individual practice time were all integral parts of making a performance listenable for an audience. Several instrumental groups performed this year, the largest being the concert band which grew to 41 members. "T h is is the largest group to perform as a band here in over 20 years/' said Phil Moore, instrumental music director Performing alongside the concert band was the jazz band and the brass choir All three musical groups performed at the two Festivals of Song, held in Houston and Little Rock, respectively Before the Houston Festival, the three groups stopped at Six Flags in Dallas, Texas, to perform. This year, the instrumental groups also made a journey to Tulsa to play in the first ever Tulsa Festival of Music in mid-November

The jazz bands performed at many local events, including concerts at nursing homes, on campus, and at other various community events. One special highlight of the season was a performance for the Oklahoma Hospital Association at the Myriad Plaza. "T h e show was great. I love performing in that type of environment. We played well and the crowd really enjoyed our performance," said drummer Jon Imel, sophomore. The brass choir also traveled to Mexico over Christmas break. The choir also played at the state capital during the first semester All three performance groups were able to take advantage of the new facilities. "The renovations on the Fine Arts Building are starting to pay off We are attracting higher quality musicians and we are just starting to see positive results. These groups are definitely the most talented I've seen here in years," added Moore.

BRA SS CH O IR. First row: Daniel Abrego, Cindy Bradshaw, Scott Nelson, Gloria Miller, David M urray, John Far­ ley, Todd Ray Brant, Melissa W hittle, Back row: Jorge Hernandez, Kristina

*IECE BY PIECE. Getting ready for ractice, Paul Jo h n son , fresh m an , earches his trumpet case for a piece to is horn. Photo by Daren Hayes.

Williams, Kendall Crutcher, Andy Cope land, Prof. Phil Moore, Kevin Corneliu? Daniel Galbraith, Geoff Hintz, Michae Jordan, Steve Sharp, Scott Bowman Mark Lake.

Brass Choir, Concert Band, And Jazz Band Design by Greg Carroll


JN IV E R S IT Y SINGERS. First row: Joinna Hubbert, Andy Copeland, Mercy iyadiel, Tommy Isom. Second row: -leather Robinson, Mark Kosechequeah, Tammy Young, Scott Regester, Shir-

lene Albertson, Jeff Young, Carrie Parr, and Todd Galbraith. Third row: Lane Dawson, Amy Campbell, Randy Wood, Donna Fielding, Mike De Armond, An­ nette Lopez, and Daniel Galbraith.

iA N D BELL CHOIR. First row: Kristi Visenbaker, Karyn Jane, Angie Hampon, Donella Griffith, Heather Rickords, ^eri Anthony. Second row: Dean San­

derson, Lynette Pfingsten, David Petti grew John McDonald, Jon Benson, Mi chael Matlock.

IHORALE. First row: Elizabeth Cox, Latrina Peirce, Kim Johnson, Rebecca ddley Heidi Fowler, Meredith Shanon, Jennifer Assel, Mishel Ratlief, Ciny Bradshaw. Second row: Dr. David filler, Tammy Baird, Heather Oliver, ammy Stinson, Jason W orthington,

Geoff Hintz, Michael Matlock, Krista Olmstead, Rachel Meador, Renee Zim ­ mer. Third row: Ramon W ycoff, Shane Thom pson, Earl Enterline, Judson, Tompkins, Greg Miller, Ryan Overholt, John Farley.



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SON GS O F PRAISE. Practicing for a concert, the University Singers rehearse with their new director Dr. David Alex­ ander Photo by Randy Smith

K EEPIN G TIM E. At Six Flags Nazaren. night, Gina M atlock, senior, plays th« piano. During the first semester, she wa the accompanist for Chorale. Photo b] Randy Smith


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H IG H N OTE. Performing in Texas, the handbell choir ministers to district Nazarene church members. Photo cour­ tesy o f C herrie Hampton.

P r a c t i c e m a k e s p e r f e c t ch orale members Rachel Meador, and Rene Zim ­ mer, sophomores practice The King Singers' song "The Gift To Be Simple." Photo by R andy Smith.

singers and ringers ministering through music performance by David White Busy weekends, hours of practice, traveling, church potlucks and music memorization marked the lives of students and faculty in Chorale, Handbell Choir and University Singers. Singing at churches in the region and attending various contests kept the 30 member chorale on the move. Fundraisers took up a lot of the Chorale's time as they worked to raise money for an overseas trip. The group, led by Dr David M iller, performed in concerts at Six Flags, the Christmas Madrigal concert, and the spring concert in April. "Professor M iller is very encouraging because he reminds us that we are singing for m inistry and not strictly for entertainm ent." said Jennifer Assel, freshman.

Another musical group, the University Singers, was led by Dr David Alexander The "U -Singers" performed at Six Flags and held several concerts including the Songs of Romance concert in February and selections from Broadway musicals in April. "D r Alexander is a funny person. He cracks jokes all the time. He demands respect but he still allows us to have fun," said Heather Robinson, freshman. The Handbell Choir performed at Six Flags, Homecoming, the Christmas Concert and at area churches. "Handbells are being used more and more as a worship medium in churches. We thought it would be a good idea to use a choir to help train people for handbell choirs," said Cherrie Hampton, handbell choir director

University Singers, Chorale and Hand Bell Design by: Amy Moreland



dissecting the milky way finding answers to lifeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s little mysteries

Have you ever wondered about the doplar effect what the ASCII code means

C h e m i c a l c o n c o c t i o n s . Lori Hensly, freshman, pays close attention as Dr. Gene Heasley writes a chemistry problem on the board. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant. N O MORE LIVES. Melissa Arbuckle, sophomore, watches as Kathie Argo, sophomore, dissects a cat during a Com ­ parative Anatomy Lab. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant.

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or what the definition of the

lim it is? If you have, ask one of the students who spent this year studying math or sciences. The astronomy class spent time studying the constellations and during class gazed at the stars. "I really like it/' said Kara Hudson, junior "I'v e learned there really aren't little pictures between the stars." This year's nursing program included about 35 students in classes such as nursing community health, nursing concepts, nursing process, and psychosocial nursing care. "I decided on nursing because I enjoy helping people and

caring for people," said Tamm Hamilton, junior "It gets discouraging at times, but I keep looking at the long run and I know it will be worth it This was the first year some SNU environmental studies majors spent time taking a winter course at The Ausable Institute of Environmental Studies in northern Michigan. "It will be a great opportunity to study the effec of a colder atm osphere," said biology Professor Leo Finkenbinder "W e hope this program will continue to grow by Stephania Langford

G O B B L E, G OBBLE. Comparative lab assistant Clark Langley, sophomore, pre­ pares a turkey for lab dissection. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

C A N 'T G ET UP During Club Rush chapel, Cari Carter, Marianne Walraven and Brenda Jacobs, seniors, demonstrate the compassion and responsibility thal nurses must have. Photo b y Lori M. Smith

Math And Sciences Design by Casey Stallings

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P ICTU RE THIS. Photographer Daren Hayes, junior, listens as Photo Control Glenna Jones, sophomore, explains a yearbook photo assignment. Photo by Stephania Langford. BU SIN ESS AS USUAL. Echo Business Manager Blaine Versaw, senior, designs an advertisement for the next issue of the paper. Photo b y Lori M . Smith.

f --A R R O W First row: Casey Stallings, Ce­ leste P roctor, Greg C arroll, A dviser Marcia Feisal, Kendra Thomson, Editor Lori M. Smith, Teri Hamlin, Michelle Farley Second row : Todd Ray Brant,

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D aren H ayes, Andrea Borlase, A m y Moreland, Lori Hamilton, Benjamin M i­ les, Glenna Jones, Stephania Langford. Back row : Darren Currin, Randy Smith, David W hite, Jeremy Coleman.

E c h o . First row : Adviser Jim W ilcox, C asey Stallings, Lesa H elton, April Bivens, Joel Stoke. Back Row : Shelley G ra n th a m , M a rg a re t F o rd , E d ito r

Christine Longley, Chad W est, W h its e tt, D en n is M cC lu n g , L, Sheldon.

W A X ON, W A X ON. Making sure the artwork lines up, Christine Longley, sen­ ior, shows Margaret Ford, sophomore, how to roll down a page. Photo b y Daren Hayes.

global coverage keeping up with the changes

Keeping up with today's changing world is definitely not a job for the meek. The publications offices kept up with the changes. For the first time, the Echo newspaper and the Arrow yearbook combined resources, offices and workrooms. "There's more room and we can spread out m ore," said Greg Carroll, junior Leading the ARCO staff (Arrow/Echo) were Echo Editor Christine Longley and Arrow Editor Lori M. Smith. "T h is is the first time I know of that anyone served as editor two years in a row ," said Smith. To help ease the pain of meeting deadlines, four new

M acintosh computer-publishing systems were installed in the new ARCO office. "W e're finally moving the publications into the tw enty-first century," said Longley Smith added, "O n e problem we foresaw with the combination of offices was deadline times, but the Macs will help us out a lo t." By meeting their deadlines, the staffs have a chance to compete in several competitions. The Arrow staff regularly competes in the Associated Collegiate Press/College Media Advisors competition. In addition to putting out a weekly paper, the Echo staff competes in the Nazarene Collegiate Journalism

competition. "W e did really well last year, bringing back three first places and two third places," said Longley This year, the Echo staff also offered clips from the Daily Oklahoman about world events "O u r main goal for the paper this year is to make the Echo graphically appealing and clean," said Longley Laura Sheldon, freshman believed publications were important to a school's function. "Publications like the Arrow and the Echo give us insight into our immediate community, while also letting us catch a glimpse of the world around us," she said. by J. Alan Coleman

'H O TO DILEMMA. At the light table, ireg Carroll, junior, looks through slides o choose photos for a Campus Life pread. Photo by Stephania Langford.

A rrow /Echo Design by Teri R. Hamlin

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T E A C H ER FOR A D AY. James W infrey, freshman, leads fellow freshmen, in an English lesson during a lab in Herrick. Photo by Lori M . Smith.

inquiring minds want to know communicating through effective questions Today's society has grown at an incredibly fast rate. In order to be prepared to handle this rapid society, students learned the basic principles of mass communication, education and human relations. Students in mass communication were taught the effects of media on society, and how a Christian should respond to the media. They were also instructed in how they could make a difference in the media. The department also gave journalism majors hands on experience through its weekly newspaper, the Echo, and its yearbook, the A rrow Through these publications

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they learned how to be dedicated and effective journalists. Education, as usual, was in demand of highly qualified people. The school met these demands by providing education majors with the background to effectively teach others. The education department also felt very strongly about the education of children so extensive classes were offered to students. They wanted the children of tomorrow to have a strong foundation for their future academics. In addition to education, students were provided courses

in human relations. Studies in sociology, psychology and other relations gave students the tools to better understand their fellow man and help him when he was in need. The courses were very extensive and difficult, but the department felt Christians in the world today must be able to relate to others in order to be effective witnesses. These studies educated and encouraged students to be strong witnesses for the Lord in a dark world in need of the Light. by Darren Currin

C A T C H IN ' SOM E RAYS. Taking ad­ vantage of unusually warm fall weather, Professor Debbie Spindle teaches a class outside while Herb Albertson, senior, and Todd Sandel, junior, shade their faces from the sun. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant.

" S " IS FO R W hile teaching a lesson on the letter 's', Kendre Ball, grad­ uate student listens to her students re­ spond with, "S is for snake." Photo by Lori M . Smith.

S LID E-O -R A M A . Dr. PairKBroyles ex­ plains how to program a multi-slide pro­ jector in the Media Center. Photo b y Lori M. Smith.

Education And Communication Design by Lori M. Smith

O N E ON O N E. W ork in g together, Nancy Plunkett and Cynthia Lindeker exchange ideas to learn from each others experiences. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant.

LISTEN TO ME. Paying close attention, Eddie Rodriguez, Michelle McCullough, Judy London, and Phillip W hite focus on the main points of the lecture. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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C o m p a r i n g n o t e s . D e b o ra h Smedler and Christi Parrish discuss the details of effective family communica­ tion. Photo b y Todd Ray Brant.


life-long learning adults commit to academic excellence

Boasting the highest retention rate for graduation on campus is the College of External Programs with an 80 percent rate. External Programs became the College of External Programs in the summer W ith the change, Dr Paul Sechrist was named Dean. Around 200 adult students graduate each year through the College of External Programs. The college is made of Management of Human Resources, M HR, Family Studies and Gerentology, FSG; Prior Learning Assessment and General Studies, GS. MHR and FSG are programs designed for adult students with 62 earned hours of college credit. The students are put into a "group" which meets four hours weekly for 14 months. "Because of the program's organization, it is possible for fulltime working adults to complete the degree they have desired to complete for a long time. In addition, FSG offers a degree in a marketable area of great interest in today's


society," Deb Lehman, FSG Group four said. Over 65 M HR groups have been welcomed into the program since January 1986. FSG's first group graduated in January of 1991 and group six began course work in February Prior Assessment and GS students are not enrolled in a group because they are earning credits to be admitted into MHR, FSG or Associate of Arts degree in General Studies. Two changes have occurred in the structure of the College of External Programs. The Tulsa Center opened in First City Bank in south Tulsa. Five groups have started in Tulsa since September 1990. The other change was a move on campus. FSG moved from Herrick to the second floor of Royce Brown. The College of External Programs started publishing Contact for students, faculty, and alumni during the summer by Marcia Feisal

External Programs Design by Glenna Jones

A L L SMILES. Getting away from the seriousness of the graduation ceremony, Brian Turner and Jeff Bouis, graduates, share a smile between friends. Photo b y Lori M. Smith

TA K E A PIECE. Following tradition, Kevin D oggett, Loren Jam es, Brian Mowry and Jennifer Hughes, graduates, bow their heads in prayer during the Ivy Ring Cerem ony around the lamp of learning. Photo b y Stephania Langford.

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FEW WORDS. Stephen W Nease, >., Education Commissioner of the irch of the Nazarene delivers the imencement address to graduates, ids, and family in the crowded BethFirst Church sanctuary Photo by M. Smith

we’re out of here graduates leave with mixed emotions



Over 200 graduates were awarded degrees during the 86th Commencement. The ceremony was held in Bethany First Church of the Nazarene on May 19, 1991. Stephen Nease, Education Commissioner of the Church of the Nazarene, spoke on "T h e Gospel in N ikes." A select group of students and personnel of the School of Music performed " A Mighty Fortress" as arranged by Vaclav Nelhybel, and Melissa Van Camp sang "In the Name of the Lord" by Sandi P Helvering.

Two students were awarded outstanding honor Sheryl Crouch and Brian Turner were given the G ood Citizen A w ard by Dr Don Beaver, Vice President for Academic Affairs, who retired after graduation. The Monday following graduation brought the realization that undergraduate work was over for good. "It felt great. I didn't have to take tests anymore, and I could stay up late because I wanted to, not because I had to. I was ready to go out, find a job, and join the work force," said

Bertha Navarro-Cavasos. For some, with the freedom also came the realization that a special time in their life had ended. Brian Turner said, "Y ou're sad that the relationships are over " For several, graduation was the culmination of four years of intense studying. "It's the epitome of your whole school career It's what you work so hard for during your time at school," added Cavasos. by Teri R. Hamlin

*JG AWAITED M OM ENT W ith a smile, Michelle McGuire, graduate, ves her diploma with a hand shake i President Loren Gresham. Photo by M. Smith.


1991 Graduation Design by Lori M. Smith


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Lead. Follow. Laugh and don't miss that meeting. Grab a coke and take it with you because

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D O YOU SPEAK INTERNATIONAL? Representing the Interna­ tional Student Organiza­ tion during the G ub Rush Chapel, Maria Lopez and Sara Kelley, sophomores, Greg Miller, freshman, Yuka Gocho and Opal Nenger, juniors and Fran­ cisco Pena, sophomore introduce themselves in their native languages. Photo by Lori M. Smith. N e t w o r k i n g . Dur­ ing Club Rush in the C om m ons, L au ra Rudeen, senior, talks with Alan N usz, freshman about Mu Kappa, an or­ ganization serving mis­ sionary kids. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

We're Winning! orld C hristian Fellow ship rned the world of SNU >sidedown with the news that ,000 people accepted Christ ch day, while 55,000 died ithout even once hearing the x>d News.


'Denster" Does SGA

Ultimately Competitive

Executive P resid en t D ennis Henderson, senior, led the SGA through an active year. A council under his direction organized the Nazarene Student Leadership Conference, hosted by SNU.

In its second year, the business department's Ultimate Challenge gam es brought facu lty and students together outside of the classroom for bow ling, investments, volleyball and a cookout.


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M M jM M GOOD. Members of the In足 ternational Students Organization set out dishes for the ISO dinner. ISO en足 courages students from all countries to interact with each other. Photo by Randy Smith.

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In t e r n a t io n a l s t u d e n t o r g a 足 n i z a t i o n . First row: Tim Duckering, Greg Miller, Scott Nelson, Jeff W heat足 ley, Gloria Miller. Second row: Jan Ong, Jyotika Misra, Opal K. Nenger, Maria Lopez, Michelle Colon, Pam Krohe. Third row: Jorge Hernandez, Yuka Gocho, Ping Ping Gu, Sara Kelley, Rebekah Good, Michelle Jeanne McBeth. Back row: Ryan Shervington, Peter Wakhu, Keri Ludwig.

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rhe campus experienced some ernational flavor with Stu­ rts coming from as far away Kenya and Saudi Arabia and close to home as Canada, rhere were approximately 39 ernational students on cams. They were involved in an ;anization called International idents O rganization . The anish Club was also estabred for students with Spanish jors as well as for Spanish ?aking students from other intries. rhese organizations were cred not only so international idents could get to know each ter, but they were also created help them deal with living in entirely different culture Lich was hard for some stu­ nts. T h e way people dress here is ry different from how we

dress in my home country We wear the 'Sari7 like a pant. How­ ever, in south India, they wear the Sari as a dress; it is long and covers the body/' said Jyotika Misra, freshman, from India. She came to Southern Nazarene University because she likes to travel and wanted to experience living in the United States. Peter W akhu, junior, Kenya, said it was very hard for him to get used to the food. He said in Kenya the food is very bland compared to American food, but now he has adjusted. "T o me, dating is done differ­ ently here than in my country We date one person exclusively and get the girls parent's per­ mission before we go out on our first date. We also have more re­ spect for our parents. Our moth­ er is looked up to and appreciat­ ed for her work around the

house," said Francisco Pena, sophomore, Monterrey, Mexico. Despite having to learn to live

getting along in a different culture by Gterma Jones

in a new culture, the interna­ tional students adjusted well to life in America with some help from these organizations.

SPA N ISH CLUB. Front row; Francisco Pena, Jorge Hernandez, Stephania Lang­ ford, Laura Rudeen. Back row: Mark Mann, Jose Reyes, Juan Navarro, Fer­ nando Segura, Melissa Arbuckle, Joe Perez.

W A IT IN G FO REV ER. Following the International Student Dinner, Anne Fukasawa and Yuka Gocho, sophomores, perform "M atsuw a," a Japanese song about waiting forever for a guy. Photo by Randy Smith.

ISO/Spanish Club Design by Glenna Jones

Living in a world dominated by science and technology, 90 percent of U.S. citizens were sci­ entifically illiterate. Children have grown up without suffi­ cient exposure to science.

circus of a serious nature

by Randy Smith The Science Council and the Society of Physic Students worked on projects that were de­ signed to expose people to sci­

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ence and the environment. "O ur main goals are to edu­ cate the general public in the surrounding area and provide a way to get involved," said Lisa Ball, junior Science Council brought in guest speakers, judged science fairs and sponsored the O klaho­ ma Junior Academy of Science. During the pet project of Sci­ ence Council, the Stinchcomb clean-up, m em bers removed over 25 tons of refuse in the last two years. Anything from soda cans to car parts was removed. The Society of Physic Stu­ dents hosted a Physics Circus during the spring semester The thrust of the Physics Circus was to encourage and expose chil­ dren to science, especially phys­ ics. By hosting events, these clubs raised environment awareness and taught young people the im ­ portance of science.

B a l l o o n b o u n c e , c lu b Rush meant chapel skits and more chapel skits. Kathy Elliott, junior, does an ex­ periment with a hydrogen balloon. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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P s i S IG M A C H I . F i rst row : Haytham N asr, Deanna Martinez, Dalia Casarez. Second row: Laura Bradford, Leah M artin, Shannon Rudin, Heidi Snavely, Kristi W illiams, Krista Nielson. Back row: Jennifer Josey, Kim Hines, Keisla Crane, Aar­ on Alvarez, Maria Lopez.

SCIEN CE COUNCIL. First row: Kyle Moore, Michelle Botsford, Cristi Dodgen, Christina Bruno, Second row: Lisa Ball, Kristen Rice, Brad Moore, Carrie Parr. Third row: Greg Goff, Clark Langley, Carol Barnette, Shawna Johnson, Scott Woodward. Fourth row: Beth Cunningham, Matt Carr, Kathie Argo, Melissa Arbuckle. Back row: Randy Smith, Prof. Leo Finkenbinder, Michelle M oss, Deb­ bie Keith.

FA LL CLEANING. While standing on an old buried car seat, Deborah Keith, junior, discusses ways to remove the trash. The ladies were working at a Stinchcomb cleanup. Photo by Randy Smith.

E n v i r o n m e n t a l l y a w a r e . Piles of trash are heaped into Dr. Finkenbinder's truck by Brent Stephens, junior, during Stinchcomb cleanup. Photo by Randy Smith.

Physics Society/Psi Sigma Chi/Science Council Design by Randy Smith

BO O K -O -RA M A . At the book table in the Heritage Room, Kathy Svejkovsky, junior and Darilyn Rhoades, sophomore, check out some books during the mis­ sion fair. Photo by Stephania Langford.

M A K IN ' POSTERS. A poster announc­ ing a Joshua Walk is created by W CF secretary Jenny Boldt, junior. Joshua Walks, held periodically during the year, brought students together to pray for the campus, students and staff. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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H O W 'S TH AT? Sharing a publicity idea, Chic Campbell, sophomore, checks with Jamie Zumwalt, junior, Jeff W heat­ ley sophomore, and John Zumwalt, In­ tervarsity Missions Fellowship Repre­ sentative. Photo by Lori M. Smith

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W o r l d Ch r is t ia n f e l l o w s h ip OFFICERS. Jamie W est-Zumwalt, Jenny Boldt, Scott Nelson, Jeff Wheatley.


Since the beginning, this cam­ pus placed a strong emphasis on missions. Over 400 alumni have served as missionaries to other nations. Interest in m issions was con­ tinued through several m iss io n s-o rie n te d grou ps lik e World Christian Fellowship, and Mu Kappa, an organization for missionary kids. Students also had several opportunities to go on work and witness trips to other countries. Those trips began in 1966 when one of the denomination's first work and witness teams left Bethany for northern Mexico. Students have since served in Guyana, Belize and the Soviet Union. "By the year 2000, we hope ev­ ery student will be able to go on at least one work and witness trip during their career here. We hope to become the number one training institution for under­ graduate students who are called to m issions," said Dr Howard Culbertson, chaplain. Many missions organizations were hoping to build a church for every people group by the year 2000. There are currently 6000 people groups who do not have v i b r a n t w i t n e s s i n g churches in their midst. The Church of the Nazarene did its part to meet this goal. The

M U KAPPA. First row: Kara Hudson, Greg Miller, Rebekah Good. Back row: Gloria Miller, Laura Rudeen, Mishel Ratlief, Keri Ludwig.

South American region, for ex­ ample, expected to double in number of churches and their membership by the year 2000. "M y guess is we'll be in 100 countries or more by 1995. Who knows how many countries we'll be in by the year 2000?" said Culbertson. It was expected that 400-600 people will go on the annual work and witness trip to Mexico by the year 2000. About 250 peo­ ple went this year

number crunching for the year 2000

by Stephania Longford "W e mixed concrete and made pews by hand in Mexico," said Monica Wright, freshman. "It was great to spend some time in a different culture and see the ways different people worship the same God."


Mu K appa/W orld Christian Fellowship Design by Stephania Langford

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M E N C . Front row: Dean Sanderson, Angie Hampton, Alicia Deck (kneeling). Back row: Martha Fast, sponsor; Rob Burgess, Mark Kosechequetah, Mark Lake, Glenda Beloncik, Michael M at­ lock, Susie Robinson, assistant sponsor; Heidi Fowler, David Pettigrew, Gina Matlock. E x p r e s s d r a m a t e a m . First row. Jeanna Nelson, sponsor; Vicki Folsom, Robyn Williams, Tam m y Bratcher, Todd Sandel. Second row: Chris Hodges, Tonya Humphries, Tici Lopez, Jennifer Josey, Michael Deffner. Third row: Lau­ ra Bradford, Michelle Facker, Keri Lud­ wig. Fourth row: Krista Olmstead, Kari Sprouls, Melissa Arbuckle. Back row: Chris Duff, Angela James, Ryan Shervington.

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PRA CTIC E MAKES PERFECT. While Michelle Facker, freshman, pretends to cook some food, Chris Duff, freshman, makes a phone call during "She's Got

W H A T 'S M Y LINE? Checking over their cues, Jeff Wheatley, sophomore, reads through a script while Chad W est, sophomore, and Tim Crutcher, graduate student, listen. Photo by Glenna Jo n es PLEASE LISTEN. An uninterested M is­ ty Mihelich, freshman, is prevailed upon to hear out Brian Thum an, freshman. They performed skits as members of Commission. Photo by Glenna Jones.

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The campus was surrounded MENC was not only a local by multitude of talented people. group on campus, but they were However, they did not display also part of a nationwide group their talents in only one way on other college campuses. They Through the groups Express, sponsored workshops and semi­ Commission, and Music Educa­ nars on how to better oneself in to rs N a tio n a l C o n fe re n c e the area of music education. The (MENC) students were able to primary event for MENC was cultivate their talents. the annual Oklahoma Music The drama group Express con­ Educators Association Conven­ sisted of two teams. Each team tion. traveled throughout the region and also ministered to the local community They performed skits and mimes to music which presented the message of the gospel. Their focus was centered on witnessing and learning how to "express" God's love and show what He can do through drama. Commission had only one team, and their focus was slight­ ly different than that of Express. "Through skits we help raise mission's awareness in Ameri­ can c h u r c h e s ," said T im Crutcher, graduate student. This new group traveled just about every weekend and performed Whether in the field of music an original program. Commis­ or drama, students used these sion also gave the school a sam­ groups for the Lord by witness­ ple of their talents in a chapel ing to others and presenting the service. gospel to them.

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O n TH E PH O N E AGAIN. Sophomore Class secretary Annette Crow calls mem­ bers of the sophomore class to inform them of an upcoming event. Photo by Todd Ray Brant. C O LD W ELCO M E. Members of the ju­ nior class give away snowcones at the NSI fair. W ith temperatures in the 90's and humidity near 60 percent, the icy drinks were a big hit for freshmen and their parents. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

With five people and five sep­ arate schedules, it was hard to match a meeting time for every­ one on a class council. When a meeting time was agreed upon, decisions could be made and plans set so the council could reach its goals for a party or class activity The Sophomore Class council

hectic meetings: we were all in it together by Kendra Thomson

found out early in the year that it was important to work together


'Thinking back to Welcome Week it was hectic, but it was also a special time because we were all in it together The most important thing was to keep communication open and to try to overlook the little an­ noying things," said Annette Crow, Sophomore Class secre­ tary The Junior Class council felt it was important to include their class members. A committee of class members called T h e Party People' was formed to plan and advertise parties. "By having T h e Party People/ we have been able to get more accomplished by involving our class members," said Mercy Eyadiel, Junior Class president. As a new council, the Fresh­ man Class officers had to learn quickly how they could best get things done for their class. "W hen someone on council can't do something, another offi­ cer just steps in an does it. We try to be sensitive to the other officers' needs," said Ramon Wycoff, Freshman Class vice

president of social life. The Senior Class council was consistent in working together to plan events. They tried to bond their class together during the last year before graduation. "W e met once a week to share ideas and make decision on what activities we wanted to plan for the senior class," said Katrina Springer, Senior Class vice president of campus ministries. Through successful parties and class activities, the councils reached their goal of class unity Though schedules were hectic and meetings were not always convenient, the parties were planned and the work was done.

F r e s h m e n c l a s s o f f i c e r s . First row: Mindy Banz. Back row: Ramon W ycoff, Robyn W illiam s, Meredith Reazin, Cara W indom, Ted Snoddy.

S o p h o m o r e c l a s s o f f ic e r s . First row: Miles Zinn, Philip Rodebush, Brad Townley. Back row: Kristen Rice, Annette Crow, David M urray.

S EN IO R CLASS O FFICERS. Sponsor Jeff Seyfert, Katrina Springer, Melissa W ilkins, Shari Albertson, Denise W at­ son, Tollya Stroud.

BEA N IE STUFF. Members of the fresh­ man class mad a large green and white beanie as a float for the Homecoming Parade. Class secretary, Mindy Banz fplds a napkin for the float. Photo by Tddd Ray Brant.

Class Councils Design by Kendra Thomson


M i s s i o n c r u s a d e r s . First row: Kara Hudson, Cherie Crouch, Jennifer Pollock, Betsy Barrientes, Eddie Keefer, Ruth Ibarra, Jan Josey, Canna Reynolds, Susan Adrian. Second row: LeAnna Driskell, Michelle Jeanne McBeth, Teri

Hamlin, Joe Perez, Jim Campbell, Eli Fuentes, Jorge Hernandez, Jennifer Jo­ sey, Kathy Tindall, Sherri Miner. Back row: Donella Griffith, Ora Castleberry, Ryan Shervington, Brain Pauley, Scott Cundiff, Glenna Jones, Angelika Brown.

It's time to go to church. Fill the car with gas, get your Bible, pack your bags, and don't forget

Breaking the regular routine was routine for members of the Gospel Team and Mission Cru­ saders. Both groups were con­ stantly on the go. Being gone on Sundays, along with weekly practices and chapels made it al­ most impossible for the mem­ bers of these groups to have an active part in any of the churches in the Oklahoma City area. "It doesn't bother me because I know we're going to churches to spread the gospel," said Gos­ pel T eam m em ber S h erri McNabb, freshman. Putting students in contact with local churches, Mission Crusaders and Gospel Team provided outlets for ministry during the year "The main purpose of Gospel Team is to use our individual

church hopping w ith some purpose by Teri Homlin

the map. For most people, this was not exactly the regular Sun­ day morning routine.

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G O SPEL TEAM . First row: Tam my R a sch , M elissa S n o d g ra s s , S heri M cNabb, Cathy Havens, Susan Oden. Second row: Betty Penwell, Jamie Pate, Rebecca Mullins, Nikki Logue, Jyotika

talents, whatever those may be, to minister," said Melissa Snod­ grass, sophomore. "The main purpose of Mis­ sion Crusaders is to show God's love and to minister to the sur­ rounding Hispanic churches in the area," said Michelle McBeth, junior Both groups traveled to var­ ious churches ministering in both the Sunday School and in the worship service. They sang, shared testimonies, performed skits and puppet shows and taught classes of all age groups. "Mission Crusaders is my church because that is how I got involved. I think it's neat be­ cause one week you get to minis­ ter and the next you get to be ministered to," said Jennifer Pollock, freshman.

Misra, Kelly Diehl. Third row: Cari 1 ton, Keith Jones, Kenny Johnson, F Burgess. Back row: Steve Harrison, L< Dixon, Chris Yates, Doug Booth, Dwi Campbell.

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D O U B LE CHECK. Announcing some changes in travel plans, Mission Crusad­ er Michelle McBeth, junior, confers with Leo Finkenbinder, sponsor, before a meeting. Photo by Glenna Jones.

REM IN D ER S. In the prayer chapel, Dwight Campbell, freshman, goes over an itinerary for the Gospel Team's week­ end trip. Photo by Randy Smith.

M e e t i n g m a n i a . Members of M is­ sion Crusaders listen as announcements are given about the Christmas party to be held at Prof. Finkenbinder's home. Photo by Glenna Jones.

Gospel Team /M ission Crusaders Design By Amy Moreland

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L a t e n i g h t o u t w hile Night r .a . Michelle Moss, junior, supervises, Traci Scott, signs in. All on-campus students were required to sign in after curfew. Photo by Lori M. Smith

by Andrea Borlase Down the dark halls of Garey and Hatley she walked. The time was midnight. There was a pounding at your door Who could it be? You opened your door to find the familiar face of your friendly RA.

almost like mom never left

by Andrea Borlase An RA was not just someone who conducted nightly room checks, but she was also a friend or even a role model to some. They were someone to tell your problems to and they were there just to listen. An RA held many duties and responsibilities. "The RA meetings were first priority You had to be there. We talked about what's coming up, room checks, and scheduling our calendars. We have a devotion which is usually very inspiring. After that, everyone just lets loose. It's like a big family because you can talk about anything. It's hard to get serious because it's so much fun," stated

Denise W atson, senior, Garey third floor RA. The job of an RA was not all fun and games, when problems occurred it was a difficult job. "It's a fun job, but it can be hard when you're faced with the situation of discipline. Like any job, there are times that are more stressful than others. The worst part is reporting one of my girls to the RD for breaking the rules," said Stone. RAs were more than just people carrying out a job; they were caring friends and good listeners. Most importantly, they ensured the safety and well being of he students. Although it was a job, it had numerous advantages. "M y job as RA consists of planning monthly parties, doing room checks, attending weekly RA meetings and monthly RA in-services, and answering questions or helping in any way possible. I like being an RA very much. It's fun and very rewarding," replied Jackie Stone, senior, RA Hatley Hall second floor Weekly, there were RA meetings which could last from 30 minutes to two hours. At these meetings, different issues were discussed such as upcoming events and the planning of parties. The meetings were mandatory, however, being serious was not of the essence. Having fun seemed to be the largest part of the RA meetings.

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G A R E Y RESID EN T ADVISERS. First row: Denise W atson, Shari Albertson. Second row: Robyn Gastineau, RD Jenna Nelson, Tollya Stroud. Back row: Mercy Eyadiel, Lou Ludwig.

H a t l e y r e s i d e n t a d v i s e r s . First row: Kendra Thom son, RD Becky Cam pbell, Darla Strickland, Jackie Stone, Cynthia Sparks. Back row: Kelli Calhoun, Becky Brackman, Jenny Boldt, Michelle Moss.

Y O U AGAIN? Garey Night R.A. Lou Ludwig, junior, sits in the lobby work­ ing on homework. The night R .A /s stayed in the lobbies from midnight to 3 a.m. Photo by Glenna Jones.

G arey/H atley R.A.s Design by Andrea Boriase

S n o w b a r g e r r e s id e n t a d v is ­ e r s . First row: Tim Snowbarger, Todd Moore, Resident Director Jim Knight, Brian Schmelzenbach, Mike Coleman. Back row: Deth Im, Chad Dodds, Shawn Robertson, Brad Moore.

B r a c k e n r e s id e n t a d v is e r s . Spence Wilson, Brad L. Maize, Taylor Brown, Resident Director Phil Brown, Terry Brown, Paul Jackson.

Ahh the resident adviser's job. What an awesome job. The person gets paid for sitting in the dorm lobby doing home­ work or watching television. Each night they check to see if people are in their rooms and they even get paid for it. What a job?!

ra's a.k.a. the moral patrol

That's the common perception of the RA's job. But there's

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much more to the job than just room checks and lobby duty Students ?usually never see the bitter aspects of the position. There are many aspects to the RA's job and one of the most important is enforcing the rules. Most students, at one time or another, would like to play po­ licemen and enforce the rules. But nobody would like placing friends and peers into trouble. That was the situation an RA sometimes found themselves in. "The toughest situations are when you know that what you are doing is good for them, but they don't realize it," said Snow­ barger RA, Todd Moore, senior "I treat everyone the same. They always respect my author­ ity ," said Snow barger RA, Shawn Robertson, junior One problem with being a RA is consistency with friends. How do you react to your friends? "Some guys react with sur­ prise and then realize I'm only doing my job," related Moore.

W E L C O M E H OM E. Overseeing dorm registration, Resident D irector Jim Knight watches as Shawn Robertson, ju­ nior, finds the room assignment for Greg Miller, freshman, and Todd Moore, sen­ ior, explains the guidelines for decorat­ ing in Snowbarger Hall. Photo by Lori M. Smith

N R A ACTION. Take his turn serving as Night RA, Chad Dodds, sophomore reads his Bible. The male RA's each stayed up one night per week until three a.m. Photo by Randy Smith.

R IN G , RING. Sitting desk late at nighl Spence W ilson, junior, spends time 01 the phone while waiting for residents t sign in after curfew. Photo by Todd Ra Brant.

Bracken/Snowbarger RA's Design bv Lori M. Smith

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F r i e n d s f o r e v e r , w orkin g with the children, Billy Downing, sophomore, talks to the children in an effort to be­ come friends. Photo by Todd Ray Brant. SERV ICE W ITH A SMILE. Providing a service to the children of the community, Krissy Eaton, sophomore, helps with a fundraiser at the children's center. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

N A TU R E CALLS. Pretending there is an emergency, Suzan White, junior, par­ ticipates in a skit for Big Hands Helping Little Hands in chapel with Denise Silvernail, junior. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

Organizations Somewhere, There's A Place For Us

A S BIG H AND S HELPING LITTLE H AND S FIRST RO W : Denise Silvernail, Kelli Calhoun, Gina Dubowski, Suzan White, Wendi Zink. Second row: Sean Saucier, Michelle Painter, Debbie Rosentrater, Mandy Kelley, Heather Robinson, Alisha Rouse. Third row: Jennifer W alk­ er, Keri Fozard, Tonya Humphries, M i­ chelle Fackler, M arly W eaver. Fourth row: Angela Jam es, Kristen Rice, Cindy Lindsey, Melissa Collier, Laura Shelden, Jannice Koehn. Back row: Ryan Shervington, Michael Jordan, Matt Thom p­ son, D.J. Hochstetler.

Between studying, going to class and being involved in dif­ ferent organizations on campus, there was not much extra time on anyone's hands. However, there were those who made time in order to help others. The members of Big Hands Helping Little Hands and the peer coun­ selors were dedicated to spend­ ing quality time helping others. Big Hands Helping Little Hands focused on ministering to children. The club was fairly new on campus and was still in the beginning stages of getting started. "Our funds are really low right now and so our outreach is limited. In the future, I'd like to start an after school program for latchkey kids, get involved at the orphanage and at the convales­ cent centers as well," said Gina Dubowski, junior, president.

As Big Hands Helping Little Hands as dedicated to helping children, the peer counselors were just as dedicated in helping students. They were a group of students who made themselves available to their fellow students for a friendly ear in times of need. Many times the peer coun­ selors had to sacrifice their own needs in order to be available for others. "You have to sacrifice a lot time. You have to put down whatever you're doing and think about the other person," said Todd Ray Brant, sophomore. Being a peer counselor was quite an experience for several members of the group. They learned a great deal about relat­ ing to people. "Before you would ask people how they're doing and just walk on, but now when you ask, you

really pay attention and it makes you realize that this person is really hurting," said Joy Eddens, senior

available ears and hands hold help

"It makes me realize what's really important- a Christian at­ titude," said Brant.

SEA, Peer Counselors, BHHLH Design by Lori M. Smith


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LISTEN UP. Melissa W ilkins, senior, gives the opening announcements at the senior class breakfast-banquet during Homecoming. Photo by Glenna Jo n es. G e t t i n g TO TH E POINT. Referee Cheryl Crouch, Student Development, listens as Social Life Council member Tammy Young, sophomore, informs her of the rules for the next game at the Back to School Bash. Photo by Lori M. Smith

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LIGHTS PLEASE. Daniel Mobley ju­ nior Executive Vice President of Student Services, works on the lighting effects for Pow Wow with Sam Radobenko, ju­ nior Photo by Lori M. Smith. TA LK IN G WALLS. In preparation for Homecoming, Krista Dameron, senior, and Ramon Wycoff, freshman, place flowers on a wall which served as a back­ drop for formal pictures. Photo by Ste­ phania Langford.

reasons. "I'm basically too tired," said Wilkins, senior "Some parties I enjoyed, then there were others that were a lot to set up." C o u n cil m em b er, Ja s o n Worthington, freshman, said he had to pay to get into the 20's party due to the fact there wasn't

"It affects everyone on cam­ p u s/7 said Meredyth Shannon, freshman. As sch ool p artie s were planned by the social life coun­ cil, they tried to come up with ideas that everyone would enjoy "W e depend a lot on feed­ back," said Melissa Wilkins, senior "A lot of the reward from planning a party is that we get to see other people enjoy it." Did social life council mem­ bers get to enjoy the party them­ selves? "I don't think we missed out," said Dustin Bentley, freshman. He enjoyed the parties in a dif­ ferent way because responsibil­ ity was involved. At the Seaside Social, he worked serving drinks behind the bar Although it was work, Bentley said, "I had an awesome time working with Brett Krablin and Danny Tho­ mason making mixed drinks." Some Social Life Council members were glad to see others were having a good time, but found they themselves didn't get to enjoy the parties for various

enough money in the budget to cover the council member's ex­ penses and then he didn't even get a chance to eat.

E x e c u t iv e s t u d e n t g o v e r n ­ O FFICERS. First row: Office Manager, Jackie Stone; V.P. Social Life, Tiffani Liebman. Back row: V.P. Student

Services, Daniel Mobley; President, Dennis Henderson; V.P. Campus M inis­ tries, Herb Albertson; Business M an­ ager, Brian Van Norman.

backstage: bushed at the bash by Michelle Farley

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>CIAL LIFE COUNCIL. First row: annon Thoma, Stacey Ellis, Julie ntwell, Brett Krablin. Second row: ina Fielding, Melinda Jurgens, Danny omason, Dawnya Ledbetter, Charlotte dlace, Karisa Stevens, Tiffani Lieb-

man, Miles Zinn. Third row: Ramon W ycoff, Dustin Bentley, Jeff Rice, Cyn­ thia Sparks. Back row: Meredyth Shan­ non, Melissa Wilkins, Jason W orthing­ ton, Val Hansen, Christa Dameron, Tammy Young.

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Executive SGA/Social Life Council Design by Michelle Farley

CIRCLE K. First row: Amy W hitsett, Krissy Eaton, Heather Johns, Deana Starnes. Second row: Martha Marler, Amy Moreland, Erika Schmidt, Abby Rosales. Third row: Miles Zinn, Annette Crow, David Saliba, Meredith Reazin, Debra Ailey, Billy Downing. Fourth row: Laura Shelden, Natalie Mullins, Monica Wright, Chris Stoller. Back row: Todd Ray Brant, Keith Cummings, Scott A r­ cher.

St u d e n t a l u m n i a s s o c ia t io n . First row: Cynthia Sparks, Kristen Rice, Charlotte Wallace, Natalie Mullins. Back row: Brian Van Norman, Becky Brackman, Kevin Oliver, Brian Echard, Joel Zachry, Tammy Talbot, and David White.

ICE COLD DRIN K. W orking at the Children's Center was one service pro­ ject of Circle K. Krissy Eaton, sopho­ more, serves drinks. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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BLIN D FAITH. Circle K members Dawn Wilson, sophomore, and David Saliba, freshman, close their eyes and try to line up by height through touch alone during a mixer game. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

"The Student Alumni Associ­ ation was created to develop stu­ dent leadership and produce fu­ ture leaders on cam pus/' said SAA adviser Marilyn Bergman. Created in the spring of 1991, SAA was founded by the Alum­ ni Association to help students and alumni become better ac­ quainted. The Alumni Associ­ ation and SAA participated in many events together including the Excel Auction, Homecoming reunions and fund raisers. Stu­ dents also participated in volun­ teer service at the Alumni Center and assisted with the Board of Trustee meetings. Another service club which acted under the influence of a community organization was Circle K, affiliated with the Kiwanis. Circle K International was founded in 1933 to help students learn leadership skills and ser­ vice. According to Circle K Vice President Amy W hitsett, sopho­ more, Circle K was also founded to help promote a better tomor­ row Circle K members were re­

quired to attend weekly Kiwanis meetings and assist with fund raisers, as well. Among the ac-

working under the wings of service by David While |

tivities of Circle K were a blood drive, a spare change collection to purchase food for the home­ less, and a kid's fair "I think it is extremely com­ mendable that students would sacrifice some of their social ac­ tivities to help those who are less fortunate," said Damon Guinn, freshman.

Circle K/Student Alumni Association Design by David W hite

W o r k i n g f o r a l i v i n g . Because of his job as student manager of the M arriott, Philip Rodebush, sophomore, was present and working at nearly every campus event. Photo by Lori M . Smith. A n o t h e r p h o t o s h o o t . A rrow photographer Todd Ray Brant, sopho­ more, aims for another picture. Along with hours in the darkroom, Todd Ray juggled responsibilities as a Peer Coun­ selor and a member of the Brass Choir. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

G o i n g FO R a RIDE. Checking the back view, Weylin Windom, junior, drove a bus for Putnam City schools as well as serving the school as AMS presiHpnfr P h n fn A>v Darpn f-fa\roc

Clubbed To Death Design by Marcia Feisal

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N O APPLAUSE PLEASE. At Wild s Fish Farm, the Collegians perform their version of "The Twelve Days of Christ­ mas" for the freshmen during New Stu­ dent Institute. Photo by Lori M. Smith. H EA RTSO N G . First row: Melinda Ju r­ gens. Back row: Shelia Meek, Frisa Boulet, Jill Benivedez.

T h e COLLEGIANS. First row: Kevin White, Brian Nollenberger. Back row: Steve Johnson, David Cook, Brett Krablin.

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S m i l e s e v e r y o n e , s m i l e s . The members of Heartsong lead a praise cho­ rus for the worship service on the mall during N S I. The all-girl group was formed to recruit a larger male popula­ tion to the school. Photo by Lori M.

Churches, camps, concerts, young influential high school kids and older alumni. What do these things have in common? The answer is Heartsong and the C ollegian s W eekend after weekend these two groups went out, put on their best smiles and sang their hearts out while min­ istering to their audiences. Heartsong was a new addition to the public relations team this year The group was first put to­ gether as a fill-in group for camps during the summer, but churches began calling and sending request for the girls to sing. Heartsong has been a hit ever since. "Heartsong has become not only a way to recruit high school students, but it has been a chance for me to use my talent, given to me by God, to minister to other people," said Frisa Boulet, junior Hard work, dedication, friend­ liness and lots of smiles made up the foundation of these two groups. At times the stresses of road trips, group organization,

and little sleep tended to bring the members down, but through the frustrations and tired bodies the smiles always remained. "N o matter how tired or stressed out I got, whenever I was in front of a group of people m inistering God's w ord, I

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couldn't help but get excited and for the moment forget my prob­ lems," replied Brian Nollenberger, senior

1 P r a c t ic e m a k e s p e r f e c t jiii Benavides, junior and Melinda Jurgens, sophomore practice in the fine arts building to create the perfect harmony. Photo by Glenna Jones. G u e s t a p p e a r a n c e , a s special guest, the Collegians sing Christmas car­ ols at the Handbell Choir Christmas concert. Photo by Daren Hayes.

Collegians/Heartsong Design by Lori Hamilton

President Laura Jergensen, senior They were kept busy with group parties and tutoring others. The Accounting Club was led this year by Kevin Oliver, junior They were privileged to have

special speakers come and talk to them about the field of accounting. "W e really have a great time in the math club. It is not all fun and games, but we try to have fun," said Jason Crouch, freshman of Delta Epsilon. These clubs were also kept busy not just working on math, but working on their pitching arm. The business department sponsored the Ultimate Challenge II where the business clubs challenged their professors to some friendly physical competitions. These clubs participated in softball, volleyball, bowling, tennis and basketball. They stimulated their minds as well with an investment challenge where students had a chance to play the stock market. The games were all in fun and gave club members a chance to break away from numbers and figures and break in their running shoes. "It was enjoyable to make something that is usually considered boring into something that was a lot of fun," said Greg Goff, freshman, member of Delta Epsilon.

D e l t a e p s i l o n m a t h c l u b . First Row: Carol Barnette, Rebekah Good, Saree Snodgrass. Second row: Trey Bley, Laura Jergensen, Rebecca Ridley. Third

row: Greg Goff, Brent Eskridge, Sarah Jane Bowers. Back row: Ken Judkins, Jason Crouch, Kevin Cornelius, James W . Lytle.

Most students probably expected members of the math club, Delta Epsilon, and the Accounting Club to be just those who had a deep affection for mathematics. Well, they were wrong. These two clubs did more than just play with math, they played ball. Delta Epsilon was headed by Professor Lee Turner and

students pitch numbers for softball by Darren Currin

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A CCO U N TIN G CLUB. First row: Shan­ non McCormack. Second row: Aaron Ar-

cham bo, Renee W illiam son, Marsh. Back row: Kevin Oliver.


T a k e a RIGHT Drawing a map on the board, Laura Jergensen, senior, gives di足 rections to the Math Club Christmas party to Scott Archer and Ethan Manley, freshmen. Photo by Randy Smith.

C O M E AN D GET IT. Danny Thom ason, junior, serves hot hamburgers to W arren Tayes, Mike W hitaker, seniors, and Chip Cummins, junior, after the Ul足 timate Challenge volleyball game. Photo by Randy Smith A PIECE O F TH E PI. Rebecca Ridley, Ken Judkins, Jon Benson, seniors, Me足 lissa Arbuckle, sophomore, of Delta Ep足 silon display part of the notation of pi during Club Rush chapel. Photo by Lori M. Smith

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Every student experienced the sinking feeling each semester when the books were pulled from the shelves at The Univer­ sity Store and the total was rung up on the cash register "That will be $?!% #.00." The sinking feeling just fell all the way down to the pit of the stomach and a horrifying reality set in. It cost money to attend school and the beginning of every se­ mester always seemed to be when the wallet was hit hardest. Tuition, fees and books and sup­ plies topped lists of expenses. The average price of books for a semester was about $200 un-

back breaking books bust budgets by Marcia Feisal less one was a nursing major The nursing major purchased a set of books at the beginning of the junior year for $600 and then used the books until graduation. "We literally carry nursing major's books out on a dolly to

their cars or over to the dorms," said Reggie Coleman, manager of The University Store. "The nursing majors are not unsuspecting, however The nursing department always calls over for an estimate on the costs and tell the students in advance so they can prepare them ," he added. Many factors enter into the price of textbooks. Colors used, the number of photographs, graphics and materials for pro­ fessors add to the cost of the book. Paperback textbooks aver­ age cost was between $20-$30 while hardcover books averaged about $5 more per book. Al t h o u g h s t ude nt s c o m ­ plained about the prices of the books, Reggie pointed out that the prices were very compatible with other bookstores. "T h e prices will not vary more than five percent in any store across the country The prices are the same any where you go," he said. He also added that book sales had a small profit margin. One positive occurred after finals during book buy-back. Students could return books to the store and if the books would be used again the next semester, the student received half of the money back. For exam ple, R eggie ex ­ plained, the speech book, C om ­ m unicate , which sold for $25 was worth $12 at buy-back. "So a student that purchases $100 worth of books could get $40$50 back at the end of the semes­ ter," he added.

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At the Excel Auction, M or­ tar Board President Bonnie Askew, sen­ ior, answers a question for some bidders. Photo by Christine A. Longley.


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M o r t a r b o a r d . First row: Rebecca Ridley, Bonnie Askew, Laura Rudeen, Steve Burdine. Second row: Pam W il足 liams, Denise W atson, Tollya Stroud, Brian Van Norman. Third row: Lori M. Smith, Christine Longley, April Bivens. Back row: Laura Jergensen, Brian Nollenberger, Daniel Galbraith, Dennis Henderson.

C A R D IN A L KEY. First row: Kevin Welk, Danny Thomason, Daniel M ob足 ley. Second row: W endy Fluitt, Kara Hudson, Polly Jackson, Wendi Zink. Back row: Lisa Ball, Becky Brackman, Lynette Pfingsten, Melissa Collier.

A l p h a l a m b d a d e l t a . Matt Carr, Melissa Arbuckle, Dena W iegman, Ke足 vin Cornelius, Heather Johns, Kristen Rice, Brett Krablin, Jenna Branstetter, Miles Zinn, Saree Snodgrass, Shawna Johnson, Carol Barnette, Brad Moore, Jeff Wheatley, Keri Ludwig, Rene Zim 足 mer, Annette Crow

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B a c k IN BLACK. Just before the AMS PowderPuff football game, the upper­ classmen team poses for a group photo. The upperclassmen won the contest. Photo by Lori M. Smith

STO P TH AT BALL. Chasing the ball on the ice, Jon Imel, sophomore, prepares to swat the ball toward the goal during the AMS broomball games. Photo by Daren Hayes.

A s s o c ia t e d m e n / w o m e n s t u ­ d e n t s OFFICERS. First row: Lori Hamilton, Lisa Olson, Michelle Banz, Weylin Windom. Second Row: Lauri Johnston, Saree Snodgrass, Krissy Eaton, Chad Hutto, Becky Brackman. Back row: Ryan Overholt, Mike Coleman, Danny Thomason, David Rothwell, W arren Tayes, Chip Cummins.

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Providing students with op­ portunities to break from week­ ends full of stress and tons of homework and attend fun and entertaining events were the As­ sociated Men's Students and the Associated Women's Student or­ ganizations. Both were elected by the student body The first semester activities included Big Sis 'lil Sis, a mixer for freshmen and upperclass­ men girls, Power Puff and Mr University, Fall Fest, and a Homecoming breakfast. Second semester included the western party, which was a bunch o f people d ressin ' up lik e cow boys h a v in ' a party , Mom's Weekend,

Men's and Women's week, the Softball Marathon, Golf Tour­ nament, Wrestle Maniacs which were mock wrestling matches and a senior tea. "Coming up with ideas for parties turned out to be a lot of fun. During meetings we would become very silly while we brainstormed for ideas," said Warren Tates, senior Once a theme had been estab­ lished, the council would then

split into committees and plan every detail from food and enter­ tainment to decorations and Par­ ty Pics. "N o matter how hard you try and plan out every little detail, you can always be sure some­ thing was forgotten or will go

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BIG PLANS, SMALL O FFICE. Meeting in their office, the Associated W omen Students Council makes plans for the Homecoming breakfast. Photo by G len­ na Jones.

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FOLLOW THROUGH. Pitching for Alpha Rho Delta, Jennifer Neese, freshman, sends the ball over the plate during an intramural softball gam e Photo by Lori M. Smith. T A K E A D IV E Ready to back her up, Candace Pape, senior, watches the ball as Robin Brady, se­ nior, stretches tokeep the ball in play. Photobyjene' S. Jackson.

Do You Speak Greek? itramural Societies started the ear off with the Greek Greats ilent show and NSI games. The pirit of competition continued nth softball, basketball, and ther games.


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S o c i e t y c a p t a i n s . First row: Suzan White, Trent May Anita Hood, Susan Stew­ art, Sean Bailey Denise Silvernail, Mike Lebsack. Second row: C hris Sanders, Nayurel Smith, Shawn Robertson, Greg Shasteen, Anngee Crocker, Colin Berg.

Third row: Betsy Barrientes, Chris Parr, Wendi Zink, Stephanie Crabtree, Willie Marsh, Heather Johns, Debi Bailey. Back row: Shawn Conrad, Jan Josey Tim Clark, Lori Geraci, Brent Ryan, Jeff Jankowski, Danny Thomason.

THE INTRAMURAL BATTLE CRY: CATCH THESPIRTTOF INVOLVEMENT by Michelle Farley Society captains found that their battle began long before the team ever came together to compete against another society in intramural sport competitions. Getting society members to participate was a battle in itself. "People are in class, studying, out on a date or involved in other groups," said Theta Gamma Kappa society captain, Sean Bailey, senior In an attempt to encourage society members to participate in the activities, captains called fellow teammates, placed announcements in the Drumbeat, put posters up in the dorms and reminded people of upcoming events when they saw them around campus. "Some just aren't good at a sport and would like to play

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something else," said Omega Eta Pi captain, Suzan White, junior Sometimes there would be a good turnout for one sport, but not for another Societies competed in softball, basketball,

The hardest part is contact­ ing a lot of people and they don't show up.' - Shown Robertson, senior football and volleyball. Because freshmen were new to the campus and pumped full of enthusiasm, they were ready to experience all the campus had to offer "Freshmen have more time and are encouraged to get involved at

the beginning," said Lambda Sigma Tau captain, Wendi Zink, junior "It's also a good way for them to meet new people." Greg Shasteen, sophomore, became a captain because he enjoyed playing sports, wanted to be involved with other people and liked to have fun. He was captain for Mu Lambda Mu. In the past, he found some underclassmen were treated unfairly Captains would give upperclassmen more playing time in the games. He decided to become involved and try to make sure the games were fair for everyone. "The main thing I stress," said Shasteen, "is having fun."

In TH E BEGINNING. Adorned in togas, Opal Nenger, junior, Krista Olmstead, Da­ vid Johnson, and Jennifer Pollock, fresh­ men, participate in society skits represent­ ing Lambda Sigma Tau at Greek Greats. Photo by Lori M. Smith

O N TH E SIDELINE. W aiting to go up to bat, Omega Eta Pi members, Captain Suzan White, junior, Katrina Pierce, Jason W orth­ ington, freshmen, Captain Steve Livingston, junior, and Rian Smoak, freshman, watch as a fellow teammate tries to hit the ball. Photo by Lori M. Smith C O O L O F TH E N IGHT Beta Psi Epsilon member Andy Copeland, freshman, strug­ gles to stay warm as he holds the marker during an intramural football game. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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M e e t i n g i n t h e m i d d l e . Huddled with society members Nayurel Smith and Susan Stewart, seniors, Lori Van Norman, graduate student and Suzan White, junior, prepare for intense volley­ ball competition. Photo by Todd Ray Brant. T h e BALL'S IN O UR CO U RT Return­ ing the volleyball to the other side, Beta Gator Christine Longley, senior, strikes the ball as W endy Fluitt, junior, backs her up at the net. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

W H O 'S O PEN ? Looking for an open teammate, Todd Shire, senior, evades Brad Bell, junior, to complete the pass. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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COMPANIONS FOUND AMONG UNIQUE GREEKS by Amy Moreland W h ile m ost u n iv e rsitie s pledges sororities or fraternities, this campus had an interesting program so all students could compete in intramural sports. Everyone was assigned to a Greek society as a freshman. There were eight different so­ cieties with at least two captains, and one thing was for sure, the captains and students felt an ul­ timate pride for their society "Tri-N u was awesome this year in sports. We whipped ev­ eryone in softball and we even did well in volleyball and foot­ ball. But softball, we totally dominated in," said Heather Johns, sophomore. "We've got lots of spirit and we won almost every sport. We're wonderful! Basically, our intentions are winning," replied

Chris Parr, sophomore, Beta Psi Epsilon. Of course, all the soci­ eties could not place first, but they all carried tons of spirit and participation. "W e had the most participa­

t e Ve got lots of spirit ond we won olmost every sport We're wonderfulT - Chris Porn sophomore tion and spirit, even in the times we weren't' winning. I'm always proud of the new freshman that come in because they seem to contribute the m ost," stated Sean Conrad, senior, Alpha Rho Delta. "This year, especially in soft­ ball, we had a lot of group close­

ness. The freshman really want­ ed to be out there and play," said Shawn Robertson, junior, Ome­ ga Eta Pi. Some of the society captains really helped to push their team to get out and play "I made sure that everybody knew when we were having games and let them know they could participate, be­ cause I wanted everyone playing and we always had a lot of peo­ ple there," said Anngee Crocker, sophomore, Mu Lambda Mu. "The societies were awesome this year, and no matter who won or lost, the spirit and pride will always be there. "W e made it to the football championship, which we did lose, but I still feel we are the most dominating and awesome society on campus," said Danny Thomason, junior STR IK E O R H O M ERU N ? Anxiously awaiting freshman Tim Holloway's swing, Katrina Peirce, freshman, strikes a catcher's pose in hopes of a victory for her society. Photo by Lori M. Smith.

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by Greg Carroll The Redskin soccer team finished the year with twelve wins and nine loses. Because of their winning record, the team was ranked twenty-third in the nation. The team also produced two All-American players: Alan McLemore, senior, midfielder, and Mark Persson, junior, center midfield. Although the team finished with a winning record, many considered this to be a rebuilding year "W e did well considering this was a rebuilding year I'm confident we will be back on top in 1992," said Coach Wes Harmon. "I'm very optimistic about next year, we have a lot of good people who will be back. We had some freshmen who came in and played very well this year and will be very valuable next year,"

said Mark Persson. "A highlight of the season was how well we played against nationally ranked teams. We won half of the games and we played all the teams very close," said Coach Harmon. Another highlight of the season was two victories over rival OCU, who eventually won the District Nine championship title. These victories helped prepare the Redskins for some tough competition in the upcoming year as they seek to regain the title. The soccer team was characterized this year by their unity Everyone played well together as a team on the field, and they got along together off the field as well. Their unity along with the experience they have gained this season should insure the Redskins an even better season next year

S o c c e r t e a m . First row: Mark Persson, Darren Vittitow, Darren Killman, Kyle Robertson, Coach Wes Harmon, Mike Cook, Abdel S. Mohamed. Second row: Jose Reyes, Dean Morgan, Todd Sandel, Kyle Cussen, Bryan McDonald, Rodolfo Reyes, Steve Barnett. Third row: Raouf Zainetieh,

Chet Butler, Peter W akhu, Mucio Macedo, Marc Langebartels, Jorge Hernandez, Eric Johnson. Back row: Anthony Taylor, Eddie Fraser, Amos Nakalo, Jason Klassen, Alan McLemore, Scott Rapoport, Jason Clark, James McCarry.

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JU M P BACK. Number 10, Mark Persson, junior, leans back to let # 7 mid­ fielder Eddie Fraser, senior, advance down the field against Oklahoma City University. SNU won 2-0. Photo by Je h e Jackson. N O W A Y Changing directions, # 9 fullback Scott Rapaport, senior, evades a Drury College opponent. The Redskins beat the Eagles 4-0. Photo by Daren Hayes.

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V o l l e y b a l l t e a m . Front row: Rita Hoover, Danette Stanko, Kim Hines, Lisa McClure, Lisa Richards, Rachel Price. Sec­ ond row: Jennifer Reichert, Stephanie Scott,

Marla Davis, Beverly Limke, Robin Brady, Candace Pape, Becky Southworth, Renee Witkowski, Lisa Coulter.

A L L SET Concentrating on the game, Re­ nee Witkowski, junior, is set and ready to return the ball to the Texas W om en's Uni­ versity team. The Texas team was defeated. Photo by Todd Ray. R i s i n g t o t h e o c c a s i o n . At the net, Lisa Colter, sophomore, jumps up in the air to hit the ball and keep the game alive against the opposing team. Photo by Je n e Jackson

VOLLEY TO A VICTORY by Andrea Borlase "Physically and mentally draining." That was how this season's volleyball practices were described. With a record of 27 wins and 10 losses, it was obvious that the girls worked hard for their achievements. "You must do overall body conditioning. You can't just work at one part of the body such as your arms or your legs, you have to work on mental things, too," stated Robin Brady, senior The hard work paid off with some great triumphs for the volleyball team. "I think our most significant accomplishment happened during our first match against Texas Women's University We had two starters out with injuries and it was the first time we really came together as a team. From then on, we carried that teamwork through

the season," explained Brady The volleyball team does not only work hard toward winning, however They also work for the glory of Christ. "The members of the team took turns working at the concession stand during all the men and women's basketball games. A percentage of the money earned at the games was given to the team, which was used for a mission trip to Mexico," said Marla Davis, freshman. The volleyball team felt confident that teamwork was one of their strong points and the friendships they made will last forever "W e were a team that wouldn't quit, even in a time when things seemed like they couldn't get much worse. But the hard times just brought us closer together and made us want to win!" exclaimed Brady

D IR E C T HIT An ORU player is ready to block the ball hit with much effort by Jenni­ fer Reichert, sophomore, who is positioned at the net. Photo by Je n e Jackson

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G O SKINS, GO! To pump up the crowd, Brad Douglas, sophomore, and Pup Thom ­ as, junior, lift Angela Stafford, freshman, during a time out. Photo by Todd Ray Brant.

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Y E L L LEADERS. First row: Sponsor Melany Kyzer. Second row: Angie Stafford, Sheri Hefner, Heather Johns. Third row: Pup Thomas, Jeff Johnson.

Back row: Clint Rutledge, Charlotte Walace, Chris Parr, Julie Fisher, Brad Douglas.

P U M P IT UP Members of the pep band help the yell leaders teach cheers to students, faculty and staff during Midnight Yell in Broadhurst Gym. Photo by Glenna Jones.

BUILDING A PYRAMID OF HIGH EXPECTATIONS by Amy Moreland and Christine Stoller There was much more to being a yell leader than simply repeating phrases a thousand times. A great amount of time and energy was put into practicing and perfecting motivational skills. This included chants, choreographic drills to music, making posters, and most of all having a spirited personality It was frustrating to stand in front of a dismal group of people and try to get them to cheer This did not seem to bother Brad Douglas, sophomore, too much. "W e improved ourselves. It doesn't take a crowd to improve us," said Douglas.

The crowd was not what frustrated Clint Rutledge, sophomore, either He had to quit at second semester due to work

7 wos kind of nervous obout being in front of a crowd of first, but I got over i t " - Jeff Johnson, freshman conflicts. "It wasn't all fun, but I did like it. I might be able to work out my schedule to do it again," said Rutledge. A new members to the squad was

Jeff Johnson, freshman, who had a fear others had all been through before. "I was kind of nervous about being in front of a crowd at first, but I got over it," said Johnson. The yell squad made some improvements this season. They had their conflicts but they overcame them. The squad faced the crowd, but also faced some controversy over handing out tomahawks at the Homecoming Midnight Yell. It was feared that Native American students would be offended. The tomahawks were given out after a vote by the squad.

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A IR B O R N E : Leaping towards the basket, Matt Gottschalk, freshman, takes it in for two. Photo by Je n e Jackson T H R E E POINTS. Up in the air, Wade W ienstroer, junior, shoots for three points against Phillips. Photo by Je n e Jackson. M E N 'S BASKETBALL. First Row: Tim Price, K.P Westmoreland, Greg Factor, Kel­ ly Henderson. Second Row: M orris Wilson, Jeff Johnston, Scott Riddle. Third Row: Ty

McGee, Chad Ferris, Chad Thrailkill. Back Row: Wade W ienstroer, Travis Moffatt, Bar­ rett Mash, Matt Gottschalk.

STRONG TIES HOLD THROUGH THICK AND THIN by Kendra Thomson The 1991-92 Redskin team kept high morale through a low season. The team was young with only five returning players. What they lacked in experience, they made up for in unity The team's close relationships kept them going during the low times. "W e get along well, we don't have as much talent as in the past, but we are very close and are able to have fun together," said Jeff Johnston, senior

The team had to utilize many transfer and freshman players. They chose to play here for many different reasons. "I had a chance to go to another school in Indiana, but I already knew a lot of the people and felt that the atmosphere was unique," said Tim Price, junior Team members were blessed with the advantage of establishing relationships that went beyond basketball. "I've enjoyed getting to know the

players and coaches better, as well as developing friends on and off the court," said Chad Thrailkill, junior Even though they didn't win all their games, they never lacked support. Loyal support from alumni, students, and friends. "I decided to come and play here because of the closeness and because of all the people who faithfully support our team ," said M att Gottschalk.

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IN GOOD FO RM . Going for the shot, Ka­ trina Springer, senior, shoots the goal as her opponent watches in suspense. Photo by Randy Smith T H R E E , T W O , O N E. Launching herself forward Christy Johnson, senior, goes for a lay-up against Langston. Photo by Todd Ray Brant. W o m e n s b a s k e t b a l l t e a m . Coach Jerry Finkbeiner, Kim Jordan, Amanda Woodward, Christy Johson, Misti Chennault, Katrina Springer, Michele Banz, Bon­

nie McKee, Kristin Kelley, Patty Myer, Bar­ bara W est, Lori Cloar, Sheila Parham and Coach Phil Brown.

NEW RECRUITS CONTRIBUTE TO A SUCCESSFUL SEASON by Todd Ray Brant Coach Finkbeiner and the Lady Redskins had a great season. With seven games left to go in the regular season, the girls were looking toward a birth in the national tournament in Tennessee. The unity and morale of the team was better than ever Every player enjoyed themselves on and off the court. "W e were put together for a purpose. The trip to Russia was a perfect example of that," said Katrina Springer, a senior, who broke the school score record. The Lady Redskins traveled to Russia over the summer During the visit to Russia, the Lady Redskins played many games

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against Russian teams. One of the opposing team members was a Christian. She remarked that she was interested in going to a Christian school. Through hard work and prayer, a place was provided on the Lady Redskins team for Vera Sonnaya. "I'm glad to be here. This is an unique opportunity for me to study in an American Christian university, play ball, communicate with these nice people around me. This is the first time in my life that I am between Christians all of the time. I appreciate it," said Vera Sonnaya. The recruiting this year for the Lady Redskins was great. Besides

getting an excellent Russian player, the team acquired Misti Chennault from the University of Kansas. "The important different between a NCAA university and a NAIA Christian university is the spiritual aspect. It's great to know what you are supporting and who supports you," said Misti Chennault, junior It was a great year for the Lady Redskins. With Nationals in sight, the team relied on the seniors who contributed leadership to the team. The senior girls were Katrina Springer, Christy Johnson, Lori Cloar and Kim Jordan.

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T W O DOLLARS PLEASE A fan purchases a ticket from Scott Douglas, freshman, to enter a basketball game. Photo by Jo h n Far­ ley.

A n n o u n c i n g t h e r e d s k i n s , w hile introducing the starting line-up on the bas­ ketball game against Oklahoma Christian, Reverend Wallace Renegar catches his breath. Photo by Jo h n Farley. SHO OTIN G FOR TW O . Evading the Phil­ lips defender, Kelly Henderson drives under the basket for two. Photo by Je n e Jackson.

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T A K IN G NUMBERS. Assistant coach Ab­ del Salam Zainatieh keeps statistics at a soc­ cer game. Photo by Daren Hayes.

STUDENTS WORKING WITH LITTLE RECOGNITION by David White Broadhurst Gymnasium was consumed with a mass of humanity The noise was deafening. As the basketball team trotted out onto the floor the rumble of the crowd was transformed into a roar Excitement was abundant. When the team won an important game the fans were overwhelmed with a sense of pride for their school. The team received a standing ovation as they headed for the locker rooms. However, there was a group that went unnoticed. The staticians and managers contribute greatly to the operation of the team; yet because they work behind the

scenes they are seldom recognized. When a fan opens up a newspaper and pulls out the sports section he usually searches for news about his favorite team. Arguing about sports is one of America's favorite pastimes. "This player is the best!" the fan exclaims. His friend may argue. "But," the fan says, "check out the stats!" Statistics also allow a coach to acquire an accurate representation on how well a player is performing. The coach can then rotate players in and out of a game to raise the quality of the team's performance. The managers quite possibly

had the dirtiest job of all. They kept the team running like clockwork. Managers provided towels and water during the game. They generally did everything the team needed to have done. If something was needed the manager obtained it. If a job needed to be done the managers did it. Without the managers, the team would have been in chaos. The team members may have received the glory The coaches probably got the credit for the victories. But, the jobs of the staticians and managers often went unnoticed.

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Thomas Leupp will al­ ways be remembered as Mr Optimism, the Ambassador of Praise, the smiling man and as an encourager. As an unofficial “host” and mem­ ber of the staff for Student Recruitment at SNU, Mr. Leupp shook students’ hands, gave them an encour­ aging word and stopped to pray with them about their current concerns and future aspirations. SNU’s campus was not the only place where his unfailing cheer warmed hearts and caused faces to shine. He worked his entire life with students - teaching, coaching and af­ firming them. Hundreds and hundreds of letters, faxed messages and cards poured into the Leupp’s permanent home in Port­ land, Oregon after his sudden death in June, 1991 Each message was worded differently, but all said the same thing, “Tom Leupp cared. He loved. He gave. He was a true servant for the Lord.” He loved and was married to Pro­ fessor of Education, Dr. Edythe Leupp for 48 years. They have five children and five grandchildren. He served the Lord in the following capacities: organizer of Parkrose Church of the Nazarene in Oregon; teacher of elementary and high school; high school basketball and baseball coach; superintendent of a large (K-8) school district, Assistant Superinten­ dent of MacLaren School for Boys; Dean of Students for Northwest Naza­ rene College; two term mayor of Nam­ pa, Idaho; Idaho’s Republican candi­ date for US Congress; President of Cascade College in Portland; Assistant Superintendent of Molalla Union High District, Oregon; Assistant to the Pres­ ident of George Fox College; SNU Student Recruitment Staff and field representative for Robert Schuller ministries. Tom Leupp brightened the campus and every place he ever walked.

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Congratulations Darla! You are so special! With God as your best friend taking every step with you.-No telling where He will lead you. We love you, Mom & Dad

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181 Bethany First Church of the Nazarene 182 Bethany First National Bank

196 Bhagat, Vinita 75 Big Hands Helping Little Hands 136-137 Biggs, George 93 Billings, A. Donald 59, 93 Bilyeu Jr., Robert 77 Bivens, April 6 0 ,1 1 0 ,1 4 9 , 194 Bjerk, Melanie 77 Bley, Trey 6, 85 ,1 46 Board of Trustees 198 Boehler, Karen 85 Boldt, Jenny 6 8,124, 125, 133 Bond, Ashlie 68 Booth, Doug 10, 85,130 Booth, Jennifer 85

Borlase, Andrea 8 5 ,1 1 0 Botsford, Michelle 77,123 Boulet, Frisa 68 ,1 4 4 Bouis, Jeff 115 Bowers, Sarah 68,1 4 6 Bowie, Kelli 68 Bowman, Jeff 66 Bowman, Scott 105 Brackman, Rebekah 68,133, 1 40,1 4 9 ,1 5 0 Bradford, Laura 25, 77,123 Bradshaw, Cindy 105,106 Brady, Robin 6 0 ,1 5 3 ,1 6 0 Branstetter, Chris 69 Branstetter, Jenna 77,149 Brant, Todd Ray 77,104, 1 0 5 ,1 1 0 ,1 4 0 ,1 4 3 Brass Choir 104-105 Bratcher, Tammy 4 7 ,5 6 , 77 Brewer, Becky 77 Bricker, Carrie 93 Brooks, Faith 85 Brooks, Mike 93 Brown, Angelika 8 4 ,8 5 ,1 3 0 Brown, April 61 Brown, Deb 93 Brown, Mike 77 Brown, Phil 134,166 Brown, Steve 77 Brown, Taylor 134 Brown, Terry 25,134 Broyles, Pam 93,113 Brumbeloe, Lea 69 Bruno, Christina 77,123 Brunson, Greg 77 Bryan, Jeanna 10, 77 Buchanan, Tony 85 Burdine, Steve 6 0 ,1 4 9 ,1 9 4 Burgess, Rob 6 9 ,1 3 0 Burks, Carmen 77 Burleson, Josh 85 Burtt, Mona 60 Busic, Darla 77 Business/Family & Consumer Studies 102-103 Butler, Chet, 158 Butts, Monte 77

Calvary Church of the Nazarene 190

Camp, Mike 102 Campbell, Amy 85 ,1 0 6 Campbell, Chic 124 Campbell, Becky 31 Campbell, Dwight 5 5 ,85, 130,131 Campbell, Jim 130 Campbell, Rebecca 133 Cantwell, Julie 26, 77,139 Cardinal Key 148-149 Carley, Alan 77 Carr, Matt 77,123 Carrol, Paul 93 Carroll, Greg 69,110, 111 Carter, Cari 6 0 ,1 0 9 ,1 9 5 Casarez, Dalia 6 0 ,1 2 3 Casey, Tammy 77 Castleberry, Ora 6 9,130 Castledine, Melissa 69 Challis, Kathy 60 Chamber of Commerce 179 Chapels 26-27 Chennault, Misti 6 9,166 Chesnut, Melody 60 Choctaw Church of the Nazarene 178

Chorale 106-107 Cintron, Raquelliz 60 Circle K 140-141 Clark, Peggy 93 Clark, Tiffany 26 ,8 5 Clark, Tim, 1 0 ,1 3 ,1 5 4 Clark, Jason 158 Clements, Kevin 60 Clinkenbeard, Daniel 33 ,6 0 Cloar, Lori, 166 Coleman, Jeremy 8 5,110 Coleman, Mike 11,44, 69, 1 34,157 Coleman, Reggie 93 Collegians 144-145 Collier, Melissa 6 9 ,1 3 7 ,1 4 9 Collins, Ronda 60 Colon, Michelle 7 7,120 Colonies Antique Shops 185

Com m ission 126-127 Commision Unto Mexico 178 Community Bank and Trust Co. 180

Caldwell, Shaelea 77 Calfy, Becky 69 Calhoun, Kelli 69, 133,137 Calhoun, Kim 49

Commuter Students 18-19 Concert Band 104-105 Concerts 26-27 Conrad, Shawn 13, 20, 69, 154 Conway, Brent 85 Cook, David 27,144 Cook, Mike 158

Cook, Nathan 85 Cook, Sandra 31 Cooper, Rich 57, 58, 60 Copeland, Andy 85,105, 106,155 Cornelius, Kevin 77,105, 146 Couch, Cary 77 Couch, Lance 85 Coulter, Lisa 7 7 ,1 0 3 ,1 6 0 , 161 Cowan Printing 173 Cox, Billy 21 Cox, Carey 85 Cox, Elizabeth 85 Cox, Laura 70 Crabtree, J Michael 59, 93, 98 Crabtree, Stephanie 78,154 Craig, Kim 70,103 Crane, Keisla 60,123 Craven, Jennifer 30 Crocker, Anngee 70,154 Crooks, Mike 78 Crouch, Cherie 45, 70, 130 Crouch, Cheryl 93,138, 150 Crouch, Jason 28, 85,146, 147 Crow, Annette 78,129, 140, 149 Crutcher, Kendall 105 Crutcher, Tim 127 Culbertson, Howard 93 Culbertson, Matt 85 Cummings, Craig 60 Cummings, Keith 3 2 ,8 5 , 140 Cundiff, Scott 70,130 Cunningham, Beth 78,123 Cunningham, Jolie 85 Current Events 50-53 Currin, Darren 8 5 ,1 1 0 Cussen, Kyle 70,158



Dallas District Church of the Nazarene 191

Dameron, Christa 60,139, 194 Davis, Harrison R.S. 93 Davis, Jared 85 Davis, John 8 ,1 0 ,8 5 Davis, Kristy 4 1 ,6 0

Davis, Marla 9 ,8 5 ,1 6 0 Dawson, Jonathan 78 Dawson, Lane 4 ,3 4 ,1 0 6 DeArmond, Mike 7 0 ,106 Dech, Alicia 70 Dech, Andrea 70 Delta Upsilon 146-147 Dennard, Lou 9 3 ,9 5 Dennis, Matt 85

Express Team 126-127 External Programs 114-115 Eyadiel, Mercy 5 7 ,1 0 6 ,1 3 3 , 142


DeSoto First Church of the Nazarene 185

Dial, Jennifer 6 0 ,1 9 5 Diehl, Kelly 7 8,130 Dietsch, Traci 85 Diffee Motors 176 Dixon, Leon 7 8 ,1 3 0 Dodds, Chad 134,135 Dodgen, Cristi 6 0 ,123 Doggett, Kevin 116 Doing, Christopher 78 Domino's Pizza 173 Dorris, Jim David 70 Douglas, Scott 168 Douglas, Brad 7 8 ,1 6 2 ,1 6 3 Downing, Billy 7 0 ,1 3 6 ,1 4 0 Downs, Travis 78 Driskell, Leanna 130 Dubowski, Gina 7 0 ,1 37 Duckering, Tim 7 8 ,120 Duff, Christine 8 5 ,1 2 6 Dumas, Kimberly 85 Dunn, Lezli 4 9 ,8 5 Dunnington, Don 93 Durr, Eric 70 Durr, Pamela 60, 75 Dursky, Gretchen 5 8 ,8 5



Eaton, Krissy 7 8 ,1 3 6 ,1 4 0 , 150 Echard, Brian 140 Echo Staff 110-111 Education/Human Relations 112-113 Elder, Melanie 16 Elliott, Kathy 70,122 Ellis, Stacey 78,139 Emmert, Greg 21, 57 Empie, Len 95 Enterline, Earl 6 0 ,1 0 6 Environmental Concerns 22-23 Eskridge, Brent 8 5 ,1 4 6 Evans, Greg 78 â&#x20AC;&#x17E;

Fackler, Michelle 8 5 ,1 2 6 , 137 Factor, Greg 78,165 Faculty 92-99 Fall Fest 24-25 Fam ily & Consumer Studies/Business 102-103 Farley, John 8 6 ,1 0 5 ,1 0 6 Farley, Michelle 110 Farris, Chad 165 Feisal, Marcia 5 9 ,9 3 ,1 1 0 Feland, Anita 30 Ferris, Billie 5 9 ,9 3 Ferris, Bob 93 Fielding, Donna 70,106, 139 Financing College 44-45 Finkbeiner, Jerry 16,166 Finkenbinder, Leo 93,123, 131 Fisher, Julie 163 Flinner, Bea 93 Fluitt, Wendy 7 0 ,1 4 9 ,1 5 6 Folsom, Vicki 42, 78 Ford, Margaret 110, 111 Foreman, Aaron 78 Fort Smith First Church of the Nazarene 176

Fowler, Heidi 9, 8 6,106 Fozard, Keri 8 6 ,1 3 7 Fraser, Eddie 158,159 Freedman, Jerry 70 Freshmen 84-91 Freshmen Class Officers 128-129 Frymire, Stephanie 12, 86 Fuentes, Eli 130 Fugett, Dana 60,194 Fukasawa, Anne 7 0 ,7 1 ,1 2 1 Funk, Stephanie 86


Galbraith, Daniel 2 7 ,60, 10 5 ,1 0 6 ,1 4 9 Galbraith, Todd 106 Garber, Karen 93 Garrett, Chuck 86 Garrison, Bill 86 Gastineau, Robyn 7 1 ,1 3 3 Gates, Gretta 71 Geis, Julie 86 Geraci, Annette 6 0,194 Geraci, Lori 7 1,154 Gocho, Yuka 71,118,120,121 Goff, Greg 8 6 ,8 9 ,1 2 3 ,1 4 6 Good, Rebekah 7 8 ,1 2 0 ,1 2 5 , 146 Goode, Corey 78 Goode, Robbie 86 Gomy, Renee 60 Gospel Team 130-131 Gottschalk, Matt 165 Goulden, Daisy 94 Goulden, John 94 Graduation, 1991116-117 Grantham, Shelley 8 6 ,1 1 0 Gray, C. Paul 94 Gray, Tammy 60 Greek Greats 12-13 Green, R. Lynn 94 Greer, Marek 60 Gresham, Loren 17, 9 3 ,1 1 7 Griffith, Donnella 78 ,8 0 , 130 Grinwell, Gary 78 Gu, Ping Ping 7 8,120 Guinn, Damon 86 Gunter, Jason 3 4 ,8 6 Gunter, W Stephen 94 Guymon Church of the Nazarene 199

Guzman, Grissel 75



Hackler, Gwen Ladd 94 Hageman, Betsy 86 Hagood, Penny 86 Hahn, Roger 49 Hall, Greg 71 Hamilton, Laurie 71 Hamilton, Lori 7 1 ,1 1 0 ,1 5 0 Hamilton, Tammy 71 Hamlin, Teri 45, 78,110, 130, 207 Hampton, Angie 106

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Hancock, Ken 86 Handbell Choir 106-107 Hansen-Long, Valerie 139 Harding, Billy 71 Harmon, Wesley L. 9 4 ,1 5 8 Harris, Iris 94 Harris, Tracey 71 Harrison, Stephen 130 Hartman, Stacy 71 Hastings, Missi 60 Hatley Second Floor 181 Hattler, Mark 6 0 ,1 9 4 Havens, Cathy 130 Hayes, Daren 7 1 ,1 1 0 Health & Fitness 32-33 Heart Pal 56-57 Heartsong 144-145 Heasley, Gene 108 Hefner, Shari 3 4 ,6 2 ,1 6 3 Heide, Brian 23 Heisey, Kelly 71 Helton, Lesa 100,110 Henderson, Dennis 11, 37, 6 2 ,1 3 9 ,1 4 9 ,1 7 5 Henderson, Kelly 165,168 Henry, Travis 71 Hensley, Lori 8 6,108 Hermance, Jenny 78 Hernandez, Jorge 38, 79, 1 0 5 ,1 2 0 ,1 2 1 ,1 3 0 ,1 5 8 Herren, Brent 62 Hester, Kimberly 86 Hester, Wendell 4, 79 Hill, Anita 51 Hines, Kimberly 62,123, 160,194 Hintz, Geoff 79,105,106,206 Hoback, Marsha 79 Hochstetler, D.J 13, 7 9 ,1 3 7 Hodges, Chris 15 Holloway, Tim 8 6 ,1 5 6 Holmes, Will 79 Homecoming 36-39 Hood, Anita, 154 Hooray fo r A dam Spelvin: He is Perfect 42-43

Hoover, Rita 8 6 ,1 6 0 Hopkins, Ginger 79 Horton, Ruthie 62 Houston District Church of the Nazarene 186

Howard, Bobby 71 Howell, Phil 8 Howell, Steven 71 Hubbert, Joanna 8 7 ,1 0 6 Huckaby, Wendy 87 Huddle, Krista 87 Hudson, Kara 7 1 ,1 2 5 ,1 3 0 , 149


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Hughes, Jennifer 116 Hulsey, Janna 7 5 ,8 7 Hum an Relations/ Education 112-113 Humphries, Tonya 8 7,137 Hunter, Gayla 79 Hutto, Chad 9 2 ,1 50

Ibarra, Ruth 7 9 ,130 Im, Deth 58, 72,134 Imel, Jon 7 9 ,150 Information Services 183

Ingle, Shawn 87 International Student Organization 120-121 Intramural Societies 154157 Intramural Society Captians 3 Iraqi Kurds 53 Isom, Tommy 106

Jackson, Jene' 62 Jackson, Paul 6 2 ,134 Jackson, Polly 7 2 ,1 4 8 ,1 4 9 Jacobs, Brenda 6 2,109 Jacobs, Jamie 87 James, Angela 4 2 ,8 7 ,1 3 7 James, Loren 116 Jankowski, Jeff 7 9,154 Jayne, Karyn 8 7 ,1 0 6 Jazz Band 104-105 Jefferson, Kriston 62 Jenkins, Tonya 87 Jennings, Jennifer 87 Jergensen, Laura 62,146, 1 4 7 ,1 4 9 ,1 9 4 Jernigan, Jeff 87 Jernigan, Tiffany 87 Jett, Lindy 62 Johns, Heather 7 9 ,1 4 0 ,1 4 9 , 154,163 Johnson, Christy 6 2 ,1 6 6 Johnson, David 8 ,8 7 ,1 5 5 Johnson, Earvin (Magic) 52 Johnson, Erick 158

Johnson, Heather 87 Johnson, Jeff 3 ,1 6 3 Johnson, Kenny 130 Johnson, Kim 7 9,106 Johnson, Millie 87 Johnson, Paul 105 Johnson, Shawna 79,123, 149 Johnson, Steve 62,144 Johnston, Jeff 165 Johnston, Lauri 7 2,150 Jones, Becky 113 Jones, Glenna 7 9 ,1 1 0 ,1 3 0 Jones, Keith 7 2,130 Jones, Susanna 87 Jones, W endy 5 8 ,7 9 Jordan, Kim 16,17, 6 2 ,1 6 6 Jordan, Michael 87,105, 117,137 Josey, Jan 7 9 ,1 3 0 ,1 5 4 Josey, Jennifer 42, 79,123, 130 Judkins, Ken 6 2 ,1 4 6 ,1 4 7 Junior Class Officers 128129 Juniors 68-75 Jurjens, Melinda 79,141, 145

Keefer, Eddie 130 Keesee, Bridgette 17, 79 Keith, Debbie 123 Kelley, Amanda 7 2 ,1 3 7 Kelley, Kristin 166 Kelley, Matt 87 Kelley, Sara 7 9 ,1 1 8 ,1 2 0 Kendrix, Karalee 87 Keoppel, Kep 94 Kerr, Dan 72 Killman, Darron 158 Kimbro, Katie 94 King, Sonya 79 Kinnamon, Bill 88 Klassen, Jason 158 Kneir, Julie 72 Knight, Jim 134,135 Knight, John E. 44, 79 Knippers, John 88 Koch, Rachel 88 Koch, Rebecca 88 Koehn, Jannice 8 8 ,1 3 7 Kosechequetah, Mark 88, 106

Krablin, Brett 7 9 ,1 3 9 ,1 4 4 , 149,150, 208 Krohe, Pamela 7 2 ,1 0 1 ,1 2 0 Kyzer, Melany A. 9 4 ,98, 163



Ladd, Forrest 94 Lajennesse, Kim 12 Lake, J Mark 6 2 ,9 7 ,1 0 5 , 194 Lamesa Church of the Nazarene 179

Lance, Carrie 72 Lance, Gary 95 Lance, Ricky 62 Langebartels, Marc 72,158, 159 Langford, Stephania 72,

110,121 Langley, Clark 8 1 ,1 0 9 ,1 2 3 Law, Christy 62 Lebsack, Mike 154 Ledbetter, Dawnya 81,139 Ledyard, Kimberly 72 Leupp, Edythe 95 Liebman-Patrick, Tiffani 62, 139,175 Lighting of the M all 46-47 Limke, Bev 9 ,1 6 0 Lindecker, Cynthia 115 Lindsey, Cindy 7 2 ,1 3 7 Lindsey, Rhonda 72 Line, Eric 47, 72 Lip Sync' 34-35 Littrell, Doris 95 Livingston, Steve 48, 62, 155 Logue, Nicky 8 1 ,1 3 0 London, Judy 115 Longley, Christine 62,149, 156,110,111 Lopez, Annette 5 6 ,1 0 6 Lopez, Maria 8 1 ,1 1 8 ,1 2 0 , 123 Lopp, James 81 Louisiana District Church of the Nazarene 190

Ludwig, Keri 8 1 ,1 2 0 ,1 2 5 , 149 Ludwig, Lou 64, 72,133 Luna, Robert 88 Lundberg, Jennifer 88 Lytle, James 8 1 ,1 4 6

Macedo, Mucio 62,158 Maize, Brad 24,134 Maker, Bryan 10, 88 Mangers, Angi 81 Manley, Ethan 8 8 ,1 4 6 Mann, Brian 88 Mann, Mark 99,121 Manners, Jeanie 95 Mannies, Mario 62 Marler, Martha 88 ,1 4 0 Marsh, Willy 146,154 Marshall, Thurgood 51 Martin, Leah 8 1,123 Martindill, Melissa 72,101 Martinez, Deanna 81,123 Mashburn, Amy 88 Math/Science 108-109 Matlock, Gina 106,107 Matlock, Michael 106 Maxey, Kami 81 May, Trent 81,154 McAnally, Carole 9 McAnally, Dale 7 9 ,8 8 McBeth, Michelle 72, 120,130,131 McCarry, James 88,158 McClain, Tim 62, 71 McClung, Barbie 62 McClung, Chris 81 McClung, Dennis 110 McClung, Pam 88 McClung, Suzanne 81 McClure, Lisa 7 3,160 McCormack, Sean 95 McCormack, Shannon 72, 146 McCuan, Shelly 72 McCullough, Michelle 115 McDonald, Bryan 8 1 ,158 McDonald, John 81 ,1 0 6 McDonald, Kimberly 73 McGarraugh, Carolyn 95 McGee, Ty 81,165 McGraw, Kyle 95 McGuire, Michelle 117 McKee, Bonnie 88 ,1 6 6 McKinney, Greg 88 McLemore, Alan 62,158 McMaster, Scott 73 McMorries, Michelle 88 McNabb, Sheri 8 8 ,1 3 7 McWilliams, Josh 88

Meador, Rachel 8 1 ,106 Meek, Sheila 5 8 ,8 1 ,1 4 6 Melberg, Jeanne 81 Mendez, Matt 81 M exico, Commission Unto 48-49 Mihelich, Misty 2 9 ,1 2 7 Miles, Benjamin 73,110 Miller, David 95, 99, 106 Miller, Gloria 8 1 ,1 0 5 ,1 2 0 , 125 Miller, Greg 8 8 ,1 0 6 ,1 1 8 , 1 2 0 ,1 2 5 ,1 3 4 Mills, Larry 95 Miner, Sherri 88,1 3 0 Mingus, Denny 88 Minnesota Twins 53 Misra, Jyotika 8 8 ,1 2 0 ,1 3 0 M ission Crusaders 130-131 M issions W eek 28-29 Mobley, Daniel 7 3 ,1 3 7 ,1 4 9 , 175 Moffatt, Travis 165 Mohamed, Abdel Salam 158 Moore, Brad 81,123,134,149 Moore, Kyle 123 Moore, Phil 3 9 ,1 0 4 ,1 0 5 Moore, Todd 6 2 ,1 3 4 ,1 3 5 , 194 Moreland, Amy 88,110,147 Morgan, Dean 158 Morris Boot and Shoe Repair 181 M ortar Board 148-149 Moss, Jackie 64 Moss, Michelle 7 3 ,1 2 3 ,1 3 2 , 133 Moto Photo 181 Mo wry, Brian 116 Mu Kappa 124-125 Muller, Stacey 81 Mullins, Natalie 8 1 ,1 4 7 Mullins, Rebecca 64,130 Murrah, Valerie 64 Murray, Crystal 73 Murray, David 8 1 ,1 0 4 ,1 0 5 , 129 Murray, Marla 88 Murrow, Nila 95 Murrow, Wayne 96 M usic Educators National Conference 126-127 Myers, Patti 166


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Nakolo, Amos 158 Naranjo, John 88 Nasr, Haytham 123 Navarro, Juan 81,121 Nazarene Federal Credit Union 172 Nazarene Publishing House 187

Nease, Stephen W 117 Neese, Jennifer 88,152 Nelson, Jenna 133 Nelson, Scott 81,105,120,125 Nelson, Shanda 88,112 Nenger, Opal 1 1 8 ,1 2 0 ,1 5 5 New Student Institute 8-9 Niccum, Tammy 88 Nicholson, Billie Sue 81 Nielsen, Krista 64,123 Noland, Melissa 34, 81 Nollenberger, Brian 37, 64, 144,149 North Arkansas District Church of the Nazarene 184 North Little Rock First Church of the Nazarene 180 Northeast Oklahoma District Church of the Nazarene 193 Northwest Oklahoma District Church of the Nazarene 188

Nusz, Alan 88,119 Nychay, Natalie 88

Oden, Susan 130 Odle, Sheryl 81 Oklhoma City First Church of the Nazarene 189

Oliver, Heather 81 ,1 0 6 Oliver, Kevin 20,73,140,146 Olmstead, Krista 6, 2 0 ,86, 8 8 ,1 0 6 ,1 5 5 Olson, Lisa 8 8,150 Ong, Janis 6 4,120 Orange First Church of the Nazarene 192

Overholt, Ryan 106,107,150 Overstreet, Christi 81

Painter, Michelle 12, 88 ,1 3 7 Pape, Candace 6 4 ,1 5 3 ,1 6 0 Parham, Sheila 7 3,166 Parr, Carrie 8 8 ,1 0 6 ,1 2 3 Parr, Chris 8 1 ,1 5 4 ,1 6 3 Parrish, Christi 115 Pate, Jamie Mae 80, 8 1 ,1 3 0 Patrick, David 64 Patrick, Paul 96 Pa trick, Whitney 81 Pauley, Bryan 8 8 ,1 3 0 Pauley, Joy 96 Peer Counselors 136-137 Pelley, Shirley 96 Pena, Francisco 118,121 Pen well, Betty 6 4 ,1 3 0 Perez, Joe 121,130 Persson, Mark 158,159 Perry, Billy 88 Peterson, Becky 64 Peterson, Robin 73 Pettigrew, David 81,1 0 6 Pettitt, Sheri 81 Pfingsten, Lynette, 106,149 Pierce, Katrina 9 ,8 8 ,1 0 6 , 155,156 Pierce, Rachael 64,194 Plemmons, Rev Eugene 93 Plunkett, Nancy 115 Pollock, Jennifer 88,130,155 Pollock, Natalie 2 6 ,7 3 Porter, Dana 81 Poteet, Peggy 96 Pow W ow 20-21 Powder Puff Football 14-15 Powell, Cynthia D. 96,102 Price, Rachel 160 Price, Tim 165 Proctor, Celeste 8 8,110 Psi Sigma Chi 122-123




Quanstrom, Kent 63


]I Rader, Randy 73 Radobenko, Sam 73,139 Raiber, Tammy 64

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Rapoport, Scott 158,159 Rasch, Tammy 130 Ratlief, Mishel 4 ,1 0 ,1 0 6 , 125 Ray, Tina 64 Reazin, Meredith 8 8,129, 140 Reed, Danyelle 29, 88 Regester, Scott 14, 73 ,1 0 6 Regester, Tanya 81 Reichert, Jennifer 160,161 Reighard, Mark 96 Reinbold, Jan 96 Reinbold, Paul 96 Reither, John 8 8 ,1 0 6 Relationship W eek 54-55 Renegar, Rev Wallace 168 Resident Advisers 132-135 Reyes, Jose 8 8 ,1 2 1 ,1 5 8 Reyes, Rodolfo, 158 Reynolds, Anita 96 Reynolds, Danna 8 1 ,1 3 0 Rhoades, Darilyn 28, 81, 124 Rhodes, Wanda 96 Rice, Jeff 137 Rice, Kristen 8 2 ,1 2 3 ,1 2 9 , 137,140,149 Richards, Dale 64 Richards, Lisa 8 2 ,1 0 3 ,1 6 0

Rosfeld, Joanna 96 Rosfeld, John 96 Rothwell, Tim 82 Rothwell, David 73,150 Rouse, Alisha 1 2 ,8 8 ,1 3 7 Rowland, Toby 9 ,8 8 Rudd, Melissa 88,171 Rudeen, Laura 6 5 ,1 1 9 ,1 2 1 , 125,149 Rudin, Shannon 8 2,123 Rushing, Kevin 88 Russell, Brad 76 Russell, Jennifer 73 Russia Trips 16-17 Rutherford, Cody 90 Rutledge, Clint 8 2,163 Ryan, Brent 73,154 Ryan, Donnie 90

Richardson Church of the Nazarene 177

San Diego '9148-49 Sandel, Todd 4 2 ,5 6 , 73, 113,158 Sanders, Chris 154 Sanderson, Dean 106 Sands, Sandra 73 Sapp, Carolyn Suzanne 52 Saucier, Sean 9 0 ,1 3 7 Scales, Brent 65 Schatz, Kerri 82 Schmelzenbach, Barry 20, 90 Schmelzenbach, Brian 134 Schmidt, Erika 12,24, 90 Scholl, Tommy 82 School for Children 30-31 Schwarzcoph, Gen. H. Norman 51 Science/M ath 108-109 Science Council 122-123 Scott, Jennifer 90 Scott, Stephanie 90 ,1 6 0 Scott, Traci 132 Seger, Jess 82 Segura, Fernando 121 Senior Class Officers 128129 Seniors 60-67 Seyfert, Jeff.96,129

Rickords, Heather 3 ,8 8 , 106,107 Riddle, Scott 165 Ridley, Rebecca 64,106, 1 4 6 .1 4 7 .1 4 9 .1 7 0 .1 9 4 Riggins, Scot 23, 82 Roberts, A141 Robertson, Kyle 158 Robertson, Shawn 73,134, 135.154.194 Robertson, Sherri 8 ,8 8 Robinson, Ann 9 Robinson, Heather 88,106, 137 Robinson, Russell 88 Rock, Sandy 41 Rock, Sherri 64 Rodebush, Philip 82,101, 129,143 Rodriquez, Eddie 115 Rogers, Kimberly 82 Rogers, Richard 88 Rohlmeier, Marla 6 4,194 Romanek, Stephanie 64 Rosales, Abby 140 Rosentrater, Debbie 4 7 ,8 8 , 137

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Sailors,Chuck 82 Saliba, David 9, 9 0,140 San Antonio District Church of the Nazarene 180

Shannon, Meredyth 90,106, 139 Sharp, Steve 105 Shasteen, Greg 10, 82,106, 154 Shearer, Gina 82 Shelden, Laura 90,110,137, 140 Shervington, Ryan 82, 120, 130,137 Shigley, Allison 13, 90 Shigley, Joanna 65 Shire, Todd 65,1 5 6 Showalter, Keron 65 Shreveport Church of the Nazarene 190

Silvemail, Denise 74,136, 137,154 Simon, Paul 52 Sinner, Greg 74 Slaven, Shannon 74 Smedler, Deborah 115 Smith, Alison 65 Smith, Kara 65 Smith, Lori M. 6 5 ,1 1 0 ,1 4 9 , 195, 207 Smith, Monica 21, 82 Smith, Nayurel 154,156 Smith, Randy 7 4 ,1 1 0 ,1 2 3 Smoak, Ryan 90,155 Snavely, Heather 74, 90 Snavely, Heidi 29,123 Snoddy, Ted 20, 3 4 ,9 0 ,1 2 9 Snodgrass, Melissa 42, 82, 130 Snodgrass, Saree 82 Snowbarger, Tim 57, 74, 106,134 Snowbarger, Marion 96 Snyder, Rob 27 Soccer 158-159 Social Life Council 138139,174 Somes, Kimberly 65 Sophomore Class Council 128-129 Sophomores 76-83

Springer, Laureen 99 Sprowls, Kari 90 Staff 92-99 Stafford, Angelia 162,163 Stafford, Lorissa 82 Stafford, Stephanie 74 Stallings, Casey 100,110 Stanford, Chad 82 Stanko, Danette 14, 90,160 Stansberry, Amy 90 Stansberry, Jennifer 74 Stanton, Beverly 59 Starkey, Charles 82 Starnes, Deana 74,140 Stephens, Brent 65,123 Stephens, Brian 74 Stephens, Kara 82 Stevens, Karisa 90,139 Stevenson, Timothy 74 Stewart, Brad 90 Stewart, Susan 6 5 ,1 5 4 ,1 5 6 Stinson, Tami 10,106, 82 Stolk, Joel 110 Stoller, Christine 90 ,1 4 0 Stone, Jackie 25, 56, 65,133, 1 3 9 ,1 7 5 ,1 9 4 Story, Michael 74 Strait, Jamie 65 Strait, Matthew 65 Stress 142-143 Strickland, Darla 65,133, 195 Stroman, David 65 Stroud, Tollya 6 6 ,1 2 9 ,1 3 3 , 147,195 Student Alumni Association 140-141 Student Education Association 136-137 Student Government A ssociation, Executive 138139,175 Student Nurses Association 122-123, 197 Svejkovsky, Kathy 74,124 Swinhart, Brian 90 Swinhart, Shelley 74

South Arkansas District Church of the Nazarene 195

South worth, Becky 65 ,1 6 0 Spanish Club 120-121 Sparks, Cynthia 58,133, 139,140 Spencer, James 74 Spindle, Debra 99,113 Spindle, Randal 99 Sports Extras 168-169 Springer, Katrina 65,129, 166


Talbot, Tammy 74,1 4 0 Talley, Jim 54 Tashjian, Jirair 99 Tayes, Warren 66,147,150,195

Taylor, Amy 82 Taylor, Anthony 90,158 Taylor, Earl 66 Thoma, Shannon 5 8 ,8 2 , 90, 139 Thomas, Clarence 51 Thomas, Pup 7 4 ,1 6 2 ,1 6 3 Thomas, Tim 66 Thomason, Danny 74,139, 1 4 7 ,149,1 5 0 ,1 5 4 Thompson, Betty Lou 99 Thompson, Jason 9 Thompson, Matt 9 0 ,1 3 7 Thompson, Shane 90,106,

Valley High Church of the Nazarene 173

Van Norman, Brian 38,48, 6 6 ,1 3 9 ,1 4 0 ,1 4 9 ,1 7 5 ,1 9 5 Van Norman, Lori 156 Vaughn, Travis 56, 83 Vermulm, Laura 66 Vernier, Rebecca 74 Versaw, Blaine 66 ,1 1 0 Vittitow, Darren 66,158 Volleyball 160-161

110 Thompson, Traci 90 Thomson, Kendra 83,1 1 0 , 133 Thrailkill, Chad 165 Thurman, Becky 74 Thurman, Brian 90 Thurman, Reeves 127 Tindall, Kathy 2 3 ,8 3 ,1 3 0 Tipton, Cary 48, 83 ,1 3 0 Tipton, Gary 90 To Russia With Love 1,1 6 17 Tompkins, Judson 90, 92, 106,107 Townley, Brad 1 1 ,13,83,129 Trendle, Chad 7, 24, 57, 90 Tucker, Bob 21 Tucker, Chris 90 Tucker, Gary 66 Tucker, Ryan 47 Turner, Brian 116 Tullis, Lyle 99 Tulsa First Church of the Nazarene 199

Turner, V Lee 99 Tyrrell, Jeremy 7, 74



University, M ister 14-15 University Singers 106-107 University Store 198 Unruh, Julie 90

Wagner Studio 181 Wakhu, Peter 7 4 ,1 2 0 ,1 5 8 Walker, Jennifer 9 0 ,1 3 7 Wallace, Charlotte 83, 139, 140,163 Walraven, Marianne 66, 107 Walters, Deanna 67 Warkentin, Darla 67 Warrick, Brad 83 Waterman, Carolyn 99 Watson, Denise 67,129, 133,147 Watson, Jason 74 Weaver, Marly 9 0 ,1 3 7 Webb, Kendra 83 Webb, Shea 90 Wedel, Shawn 13, 90 Wedgewood Church of the Nazarene 19 7

W elcome W eek 10-11 Welk, Kevin 149 Wells, David 24, 90 West, Barbara 9 0 ,166 West, Chad 7 9 ,8 3 ,1 1 0 ,1 2 7 West Texas District 176 Westmoreland, Kelly Pat, 165 Wheatley, Jeff 4 7 ,8 3 ,1 2 0 , 1 2 4 ,1 2 5 ,1 2 7 , 149 Wheeler, Rhonda 83 Whisenhunt, Stacey 67 Whitaker, Robert Mike 67, 147,195 White, Aaron 83 White, David 9 0 ,1 1 0 ,1 4 0 White, Kevin 74,140 White, Nathan 90 White, Phillip 115

White, Suzan 7 4 ,1 3 6 ,1 3 7 , 1 54,1 5 5 ,1 5 6 White, Tami 90 White, Terri 67 Whitley, Mark 90 Whitsett, Amy 21, 83,100, 110,140 Whittle, Melissa 90,1 0 5 W ho's Who Among College & University Students 60-67 Wiegman, Dena 83, 8 6,149 Wienstroer, W ade 32, 74, 95,165 Wilcox, Jim 9 9,110 Wilkins, Melissa 67,129, 1 3 8 ,139,194 Williams, David 4 7 ,6 9 Williams, Kristina 74,105, 123 Williams, Pam 6 7 ,149 Williams, Robyn 90,129 Williamson, Brian 67 Williamson, Jeff 99 Williamson, Renee 4, 25, 67,146 Wilson, Dawn 140 Wilson, Kim 83 Wilson, Morris 165 Wilson, Spence 7 4 ,1 3 4 ,1 3 5 Windom, Cara 90,129 Windom, Weylin 143,150 Winfrey, Jimmy 90,112 Wisenbaker, Kristi 106,107 Witkowski, Renee 73, 74, 160,161 Witten, Valerie 83 Wood, Delores 99 Wood, Randy 106 W oodard, Amanda 83 ,1 6 6

Yates, Chris 7 4,130 Yell Leaders 162-163 Young, Jeff 5 6 ,8 3 ,1 0 6 Young, Sharon 99 Yule Feast 46-47

Zachry, Joseph 67 ,1 4 0 Zainatieh, Abdel 169 Zainatieh, Raouf 158 Zimmer, Renee 83,106, 107,149 Zink, Wendi 7 4 ,1 3 7 ,1 4 9 , 154 Zinn, Miles 13,83 , 129,139, 1 4 0 ,1 4 9 ,1 5 0 , 208 Zumwalt, Jamie 124,125 Zumwalt, John 124

Woodward Church of the Nazarene 199

Woodward, Scott 74,123 World Beyond College 40-41 World Christian Fellowship 124-125 Worthington, Jason 90,106, 139,155 Wright, Monica 90 ,1 4 0 Wycoff, Ramon 8, 90,106, 107,129,139 Wyman, Vicky 67

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Editor-in-chief - Lori M. Smith A dviser - M ard a Feisal Business M an ag erBenjamin Miles Academ ic Section Editor Greg Carroll A cadem ic Section Assistant David White A dvertising Section Editor Jeremy Coleman Cam pus Life E d ito rAm y Moreland Cam pus Life A ssistant Teri Hamlin Copy Editor - Darren Currin Design Editor Kendra Thomson O rganization Section Editor Michelle Farley


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People Section Editor Lori Hamilton People Section A ssistant Stephania Langford Photo Control - Glenna Jones Photography Editor Todd Ray Brant A ssistant Photography Editor - Randy Smith A thletic Section Editor Andrea Borlase Photographers: Todd Ray Brant, John Farley, Daren Hayes, Glenna Jones, Stephania Langford, Lori M. Smith, Randy Smith Staff: Herb Albertson, Regina Feisal, Lesa Helton, D.J. Hochstetler, Christine A. Longley, Celeste Proctor, Casey Stallings, Kathy Tindall, Jamie Zumwalt

The Arrow Staff extends sincere thanks to: Gene Feisal; Arrow Staff parents; Student Govern­ ment Association; the Echo Staff; Faculty, Staff, Administration and students.


The 1992 was a production of Southern Nazarene University, 6729 N .W 39 Expressway, Bethany, OK 73008. The yearbook was printed by P.O. Box 1903, Topeka, KS, 66601. Lori M. Smith, two year editor, custom-designed the cover. The primary color used was hawk.499 (blue-gray) with a custom die cut for the theme. The die was highlighted with a copper foil. A tip-on of marble was added to the front cover and the school seal was embossed on the back cover. The endsheets were marble overprinted with black ink. Palatino was the primary typeface used throughout the book. An accent typeface was Avant Garde. W ith the exception of the academic section, all headlines were designed on Pagemaker. Theme copy was set in 12 point Palatino with 4 8 /3 6 point Palatino headlines. The campus life section, head­ lines were individually selected by the staff. In the people section, the heads



Oh, Baby, Baby, It's a Wild World No Better Place on Earth,

were set all caps in 36 point with the first letter in 48 point, Palatino. Academic headlines in the were set by the plant in 36 point Times with the first part of the headline in bold and the rest in plain. Organizations, called had headlines set in the middle of the copy The headlines had five lines and all were set in 30 point Avant Garde. The second and fourth line were set in bold. Sports headlines for the section were in 30 point Avant Garde bold, all caps. Sixteen pages in the Campus Life section were printed in four color and the opening and campus life also used process color tan. Process color red was also used in the campus life section. The yearbook was paid for with funds from students' activity fees and advertising revenues. One thousand copies of the 208 page book were printed and distributed to full time students in M ay


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Somewhere, There's a Place for Us, World Class

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1992 Arrow  

1992 Yearbook from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK

1992 Arrow  

1992 Yearbook from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, OK