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Illuminated at night, the aerator on Colden Pond looks

much

like a fountain.

Nearly a

year passed before the aerator was installed; easier said than done. Photo by Jon Britton

1993 Tower

Volume 72 Northwest Missouri State University

Maryville,

MO 64468

(816) 562-1212

Enrollment:

5,

863


Phi Sigma Kappa's Brad Bowers and Maryville

resi-

dent Earl Moss discuss a petition against plans for a

new parking

lot

The proposed plan was

to

demolish

houses on College A venue to build a new parking lot for

Lamkin Gym. Photo by Jon

Britton.

The Missouri State Highway Department works at rerouting U.S. Highway 71. When completed, the bypass would reroute highw ay traffic around tow n Main Street. Photo bv Jon Britton.

instead of down

r


SOME CHANCES ARE

^^

TO ADJUST TO IMMMMMMMMMM

u

We all knew that change was inevitable, but we soon found easier to

make

out that

some changes were

than others.

When we returned

in

August we were again

greeted with changes due to construction.

FT

Nearly

^N'

1

4 years

after fire destroyed the third

floor of the Administration Building, the debris 1,

*-v«

was

finally cleared

mer, and a

away over

the

new driveway and sidewalk

sum-

linked

f^Vi

•*'?

•,

Colden Hall

*^**

An

to

official

College Avenue.

Tree Walk book was also pub-

lished, giving us an official guide to the variety

^

sho Akatsuka and

gf trccs that

camcd Northwest

the distinction

Maseshi Seki pass by a sugar maple located by

of bclng MissouH

'

s

most bcautlful campus.

the Administration Building. Northwest in-

Whcu thc fall scmcstcr began, workers were

corporated a label sys-

i

^-

i

i

i

-r

i

i

nearly fmished pavmg the commuter lot on 7th tem

to create a tree

walk throughout the

^[^QQl,

aud a ucw scorcboard was the

first

sign

campus. Photo by Jack vaught.

that

Lamkin

Gym renovations had begun. Opening 3


THERE'S

A LOT TO BE

FOR IMPROVEMENT Off campus, the Highway 71 bypass was being

built.

The new road would

outside of town instead of

direct traffic

down Main

-^s. street.

A large sign marked the site where a bigger and better Taco John's would be restaurant,

A new

The Greenery, opened drawing

crowds with

We

built.

its

all-you-can-eat buffet.

were also given new meal options on

campus

as

ARA offered the Aladine Plus 7 plan.

The library underwent a change of its own as the periodicals

were rearranged and the debit

card sytem eliminated pockets

by allowing us

to

full

of change

buy copies with a copy

card.

Controversy arose when the University pro-

posed

to build a

Lamkin parking

lot

on the

block including the Phi Sigma Kappa house

and the Christ's

Way

Inn. Students, faculty

and Maryville residents banded together

in

Alpha Sigma Alpha

yJ


During the Family Day picnic, Dan, Aaron and Belh Lorch \ Isil

w ilh Bobby

Bearcat. Photo by Scott Jenson.

McGee gives The new coat of paint. The bar added a beer

Preparing for the year, Jason

Outback sign

a

garden over the summer. Photo by Alhson Edwards.

Opening 5


AFTER OPINIONS ARE VOICED

IMMMMMMMMMM homes.

protest to save their

Even something as traditional as Homecom-

make

ing forced us to

a change as only four

organizations built floats for the parade. Alpha

Sigma Alpha donated ricane

Andrew

relief,

its

float

money

to

Hur-

but other organizations

cited different reasons for not building floats.

As

the

November

3 presidential election

drew nearer, we weighed the issues and waded through the mud-slinging campaign to choose our candidate.

It

seemed everyone was ready Spreading spirit

for a change as Bill Clinton first

Democrat

was elected

the

as president in 12 years.

'

among students, Bobby Bearcat poses with Michelle Rodgers and

We

faced

many changes and

decisions

Karrie

Krambeck on

Family Day. For the

early on.

Some went by

barely noticed and

first

time in six years, a

different student be-

others took some getting Âť^ ^ used to. But no matter the issue

we soon

learned that

some

things

came

, mascot. after ,. the

'"' ""*

•^"'''-^

^"''"-

ated in the spring.

were easier said than done.

6 Opening

Photo by jon Britton.

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Kn\ironniental Scnice worker stalls

a

new

li}>hting.a

of

sc()reb<Âťard in

I

Manin Mnzant inNew seating,

.anikin C,\tn.

sound s>steni, classrcMmisand the enlarging

rooms were also scheduled. Photo by Scott Jenson.

A crew works

to

complete a sidewalk outside of

Many projects were conducted summer when fewer students were on

(larrett-Strong.

during the

campus. Photo by Jon Britton.

Opening 7


8 Student Lite Division


THAN DONE As we eased back that

into college life

we found

changes and decisions the year brought

seemed to bring us together to get things done. Greek organizations held

their annual fall

Rush. While the sororities had approximately

260 rushees, the number of fraternity rushees

was down wonder

to

only 200, causing Greeks to

increased regulation of the Greek

if

system was discouraging students

to join.

We packed back into Rickenbrode to cheer on the football team, taking

Supporting the Bearcat

of three more

home games

Stadium

advantage

in the season.

football team, .lacque

Hower shows her alty with

on her

Our enthusiasm was questioned, however, loy-

paws painted

face.

The

when only

four organizations built floats for

face

painting, done by Stu-

the

Homecoming parade and some groups

dent Ambassadors, was

chose not to participate a hit on Family

in the Variety

Show.

Day and

the spirit pushed the

It

seemed most things were

easier said than

Bearcats to win 29-14.

Photo by Jon Britton.

done, but

we

did our best to adjust.

Student Life Division 9


Comedian David Naster

entertains incoming Fresh-

men at Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. Naster, a DJ on KY102 in Kansas City, was a featured performer during Advantage

'92.

Photo by Jon Britton.

*« • «

Checking

Susan Sherlocii Advantage '92 pacl^et. Many students thought the progran helped them better adjust to college. Photo by Jack Vaught. in at Orientation Central.

receives her

10 Orientation


Changes

in orientation give

freshmen a real

dvanta ge

1'

which classes he should

^^^^^^^^H ^^^^^^^^^B

"The enrollment process went pretty well," Walden said. "They suggested

ucross the country spent

months trying

^^^^B f

^^^

to adjust to

the rigors

and freedoms of

college

Since 1986

^^^A

^^^^H ^^^^^^^

would do well

Adjustments were also made

Northwest welcomed

mational sessions with smaller,

freshmen with

a

week

solely dedicated to easing this adjust-

ment

and would

I

dividualized sessions in

Jill

Student Ambassadors,

and various organization members vol-

Ragee thought both

tional sessions

help

the informa-

and advisers were a big

in getting the

year started.

questions regarding the campus. Resi-

"The week was very rewarding," Ragee said. "1 learned a lot that probably would not have on a bigger campus,

dent Assistant Shelly Pfister said that this

like

unteered to help students

move

into the

residence halls, direct traffic and answer

centered attention

was one of the strong

1

there said.

lost in the shuffle

because

was so much information," "This

to just

Pfister

way we directed our attention

freshmen and got

all

of their ques-

Like any program, changes and im-

provements were necessary tune with students.

when

my

computer equipment

classes were.

student evaluations

showed

to stay

The week began

students

moved

in

in

dif-

on Sat-

Schneider, however, said

have been possible freshmen

in

to

two days and

it

still

have complete informational "Trying to register 1,350

and Loree Sheldon

this

convenience of

freshmen over two days would have been horrendous," Schneider said.

for the

working parents. Another change was the new

packages included vital

into:mation

such as the Undergraduate Academic

Catalog, Student

Organization Handbook, aca-

where faculty and administracooked and served hamburgers to

tion picnic

The student organizational fair was brought back after a hiatus last year,

students.

and gave students a glimpse of the variety of activities available on campus.

and an Advantage '92 shirt.

Don

Photo by

Carrick.

1,350

^^^^ "The week was

sessions.

"There were also things that

we had to address that needed more time." Each individual needed a different amount of time to adjust, whether it was the a

little

students ready for the party

scene or the homesick stu-

very rewarding,"

Ragee

said. "I

learned a

lot that

Jill

prohahly would not have on a bigger campus... I

they basically

spoon-fed us." ^^^__

Registration was also changed

dents anticipating Christmas break. Al-

of registering directly

through the Registrar's Office, students

most every student stumbled through the first week, usually victorious and more at

enrolled for classes in their adviser's of-

ease thanks to help from the Admissions

Dave Walden said the registration process was very helpful in choosing

Office and the Advantage program.

slightly. Instead

demic calendar,

activities

added to the program. One new event that faired well was the faculty/administrators

some

would not

register

vantage Director Shari Schneider said

freshmen. The

that

freshmen thought the week could have

dors Tricia Tinsley

packages for

to

tor to settling into the college curriculum,

urday rather than during the week. Ad-

tion

basi-

agree that Advantage "92 was a key fac-

Student Ambassa-

was mainly

They

been condensed into two or three days.

tions answered."

ferently

to use the

Although many students seemed

"Without orientation week they would have gotten

how

and where

cally spoon-fed us."

points about the Advantage program.

prepare orienta-

in infor-

more incomputer labs

for hands-on training.

period.

peer advisers,

in

be interested in."

Admissions Office

the at

life.

classes they thought

take.

fice.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Karis.s% Bowey

Orientation 11


Displaying their banner, Tau Kappa Epsilon members support the football team. Several Greek organizations went to the football games. Photo by Jon Britton.

Loree Sheldon and Jeremy Radford encourage Elizabeth Pfost to cheer. Pfost

won

the chance to be a

cheerleader in a fundraiser. Photo by Jon Britton.

The cheerleaders show their enthusiasm by setting up a pyramid. The team helped fans keep spirits high during the game against the University of MissouriRolla Miners. Photo by Jon Britton.

12

Game Day


1

Bearcats take

Eiitliusiasni builds as

bme Crowding into a football

stadium on

Saturday

a

alternoon was not always a

Field helped our morale." Bearcat linebacker

Jim

common scene at Northwest. change occurred

A

this

season; seven out of

at

Rickenhrode

Stadium. A larger number of home games increased enthusiasm and attendance

at the football

When compared

"Scheduling just worked out for us this

said.

Head

Football

"Next year

it

many

organizations. Although

fraternities

attend the

i

Mike Morris and Rex Riley

'

*

%

intently

if

they

spirit

made

games played

at

it

Rickenbrode

Taboo,"

Dawn

Hascall said.

together."

ful

more home games,

for

sions to fans by the

^^^^^^^^——-^^

"When

"Sales proved

a

imgreat

co-chairman

t^T:X

games

inspired the

Bearcats to be more spirited and enthusi-

Photo by Scott

astic

about their

"When

the

home

game

games was

many

a boost

.

it

helped our " yy\ o 1* al e ' Willits

SaiQ.

^^^^^^^^^^"""^

organizations, and also in-

into the

game

Many people on campus hoped to see the greater

number of home

football

games

continue in seasons to come.

performances.

crowd got

The increased number of home

the

illtO

creased the enthusiasm of Bearcat fans.

spirit."

fans at the

CFOwd gOt

Jim

year

to

the

Pre-Med

.„,!., .u;. our f. funds this

More

since their

selling conces-

east entrance.

helped to increase

show our

also noticed an in-

main money-maker was

and made the games a

to

for each

really responsive

crease in attendance and was very grate-

Sororities also took advantage of the

activity.

show

our shows."

The Pre-Med Club

Tracy Dickman

group

more

"We tried to add new

routines and change our

Kappa Lambda, said. "It wasn't required, hut a lot of us showed up and we all sat

football season

many home

to prepare

half-time shows.

Club fundraising

for Family Day.

Jenson.

having so

"We made it a habit to go to all the home games," Kevin Hebner. Alpha

der of the game.

"Strictly

to

games, and had

football

Stadium.

"As many of us that could go to the game met in the front hall of Roberta," Jenny Gratias, Sigma Sigma Sigma, said. "We all walked over to the games as a

percussion feature,

were not used

deal,"

group

formed a special

it was a lot of work, but we liked it." The Steppers and the marching band

a point to

watch the remain-

The band per-

Tomlinson, stepper,

to

fans were loyal supporters.

Many

band members

Amy

did a lot more performances,

many

and cheered quite a bit."

show, marching

"We

the "Cats did not always prove victorious,

son said. "The Greeks usually had

their half-time

said.

game. The crowd was

were winning," Cheerleader Jason John-

After finishing

Maryville,"

"We did a lot of work to prepare for the

course more people got involved

f\

"I thought more people came to the games since more of them were in

games," Band Senior Field Assistant

"Sometimes the fans seemed to lose interest if the Bearcats were losing; of

V

atti-

Elliot

The increased number of home games inspired

also

change back."

Coach Bud

will all

The Steppers and Cheerleaders noticed a change in Bearcat fans'

of nine

home games in the 1991 football season, 7 home games was a dramatic increase. year,"

even

games."

and

games.

to the four

for the

tudes.

1

Bearcat football games were played

Willits, said. "It helped us get

more pumped

it

—Katie Harrisoni

Game Day

13


Dawn Ford checlis Tricia Ruscli Franken Hall. Students had to register in their halls before moving in. Photo by Jack Vaught. Resident Assistant

into

Students collect their books in fore classes began students

books while they

settled in.

Brown

Hall

Gym. Be-

had to verify and pick up Photo by Jack Vaught.

ixT^^

WE

14 Getting Settled

SEI


MM

Adjusting to changes, students work at

The end of summer signified a ritual

many

took place for lege students.

While some people decided

col-

back on campus, others chose

Summer

jobs began to wind down, vacations had

and

fall

all

been taken

fashions began to go

this

move. People gave cost and freedom

of course the cheaper rent." Sheila Wood found that because 1 said. "However.

settled.

place

These settlements varied into a

new

living arrange-

at

Northwest.

was freshmen. Adjustments included new rooms, roommates, classes and dealing with new free-

who had

to get settled

doms. Some found they adjusted well. "Mainly I was anxious about the new experiences and about being on my own with no one to

tell

me what to do,"

Laura

Moore said. However, things did not go smoothly for

I

get used to the mattress and

it

took awhile

used to the different types of food

on campus." Alex Luers said. While freshmen dealt with these ad-

inclined to participate in

shops

some

with her parents at

Walmart. Buying

new

supplies and

space-saving devices

seemed

to

weighed

On

preparing for a new school year. Photo

by Jack Vaught.

pockets of change

the

to adjust

journals

made

it

angered

others.

"Although 1

it

thought once it

anxious about

life

easier for some,

while

_^^^___^^^ Mainly, I was

<.(,

in

shelving of

out.

the

new expe-

riences and

about being on my own, Laura Moore '91

1

it

was easier."Anita

life

said.

wasn't hard to get adjusted to living

had to share a

room when I didn't live in the dorm anyway. What really liked about living on campus was the positive atmosphere I

had

changes in the B.D. Owens Library. A new copy machine operating off a debit

amount oftime."TrishaObermeier 1

1

to

weeks, and no place would rent for that

only needed an apartment for six

back on campus, because

case

academic side of getting

the

settled, returning students

Although settling into campus

"It

my

Fisher said.

niled where they ended up living. "1

activi-

the inconveniences."

figured

mere convenience.

not as

thought the advantages definitely out-

from money

be

part of the ritual of

serious negatives. In

looked confusing.

to

I

Also, having no computer and hav-

some upperclassmen had to back into the residence moving deal with for these moves varied Reasons halls. For some upperclassmen, convenience

was campus

ing to get up earlier to get to class were

justments,

Wendy Hart

campus

did not live on

and variations

"I had a few sleepless nights trying to

to get

"There were advantages and disadvantages to any change, but the biggest ad-

card, eliminated as

freshmen.

all

peace and quiet.

ties.

Perhaps the biggest group of people

semester,

in-

everyone had to deal with was get-

ment, to adjusting to changes that took

fall

move

motivation. Other reasons to

as

vantages were the privacy, freedom and

sale.

from moving

y

move off campus. For some could be an exciting and worthwhile

big step and

dents in different ways, but one aspect

ting

Preparing for the

move

cluded privacy, larger rooms and more

that

1 1 'Vl :,/^

to

to take a

These occurrences meant only one thing, the new school year loomed near. The beginning of school affected stuon

ir

which promoted a secure family setting."

that

was an old

said.

—^^—^^^-^—

habit for some, changes

made it a new experience. For new members of the Northwest

community, be-

coming adjusted to all of their surroundings was definitely easier said than done.

—Je\:vifer Krai.

Getting Settled 15


Theresa New and her parents, Bonnie and Richard Oberlechnen, share a picnic on Family Day. Families enjoyed music by KDLX while eating.

Photo by Tony Miceli.

Shereen Baird chats with her mother, Connie Baird, at a welcome held in Millikan Hall on Family Day. For many parents, the day was a chance to catch up on their child's life away from home. Photo by Jon Britton.

16 Family

Day

Taking a break in Family Day activities are Noreen and Don Stolle. The favorable weather on Family Day brought many parents Photo by Tony Miceli.

to

Northwest.


^

Pride, enthusiasm bring parents to share ^,^

radition As THE SUN BEGAN TO

SHINE

pus, they arrived in a steady

their child

The

cool, fall

morning was the perfect ting for the

moment

set-

they

all

Mothers and fathers stepped out of their cars, stretched their

and smoothed the wrinkles travel had left in their clothing. From back seats emerged boxes and bags filled with gifts legs

They made where they would meet their

treats for their children.

the trek to

offspring and a Northwest tradition car-

"We but

it

Family Day 1992 had begun.

traveled

290 miles

didn't really

Lancaster said.

seem

to see

our son,

that far,"

"We were

Karen

really looking

forward to seeing him, and the

trip

was

ideal time for parents to see

new atmosphere. the picnic and the game

their children in a

"We went and "It

it

to

was a lot of fun," Christiansen said. to meet

gave parents a chance not only

Even Bobby

teachers, but also to

Bearcat takes time

and

out to be with his

Family Day began with a convocation in the Mary Linn Performing Arts Cen-

Day

activities as

he trav-

eled about

campus

to entertain families.

Photo by Scott

Jenson.

to

was also nice to come and see some old faces, meet some new and see the changes." It

Students and their families enjoyed a picnic lunch by the Bell listening to

Tower while

music provided by

KDLX.

After lunch, families joined

at

Rickenbrode Stadium for the football game and cheered Northwest on to victory.

Through touring Northwest and

get-

ting a taste of the college experience,

seemed pleased with what

parents

the

University had to offer.

lege,

son

first

didn't want

I

for

meet my new friends

to talk to other parents."

As

families pre-

pared for the

trip

home and began to say goodbye to students, they seemed happy with the Family

Day ac-

had a nice

time touring the

where the University Chorale and the Northwest Cheerleaders provided enter-

campus," Sweeney

Dean Hubbard

vorite part of the

welcomed families. "This was our third Family Day and we

day was being with

ter,

tainment, and President

were excited because our daughter sang at the opening ceremony with the cho-

Dee Ashley said. "It was fun." Following the convocation, parents

rale,"

said.

my

"But

my

a nice

time touring the

campus Bob Sweeney said. •>i

"But ite

tivities.

"We

'^^—^^^^—

"We had

him."

of Missouri-Rolla.

Day was an

part of Family

was good

said. "It

right choice

Christy Christiansen thought Family

a big

I

Bob Sweeney

and a football game against the University

Bobby was

Northwest.

my daughter's because am an alum-

college selection nus,"

to attend

of pride in

lot

partmental open houses, a picnic lunch

in store for parents

and students to enjoy, including welcoming ceremonies, residence hall and de-

Hendrickson.

had made

"When my

it."

The day held much

Mary Jane

had a

went away to colhim to leave," Mary McCauley said. "But he has made a lot of good friends and has gotten a good education. Northwest was definitely the

well worth

mother,

"I

see her carry on after me.

anticipated.

ried on.

Some

parents expressed pride in the choice

stream of cars.

and

toured the academic buildings.

on the sleepy Northwest cam-

my

favor-

part of the

day was being with my daugh-

fa'>'>

ter.

^^~~'^^^"^^~

daughter."

Family Day 992 was again a success, 1

and seemed

to

be a positive experience

for everyone involved.

^Jemfer Gathercole

Family Day 17


Adjusting the levels on an audio board before a Sigma Tau Gamma gathering, Kurt Osmundson gets ready for a Rush function.

The Taus,

like other fraternities

on campus, held special more about their group.

activities for those interested in learning

Photo by Jack Vaught.

Rho Chi Francie Miller talks to her Delta

Zeta sisters Susie Swiss

and Kathy Higdon during Bid Day activities. Bid Day was not only emotional for rushees but also for Rho Chis who hadn't spoken to their sisters throughout Rush.

18 Rush

Photo by Tony Miceli.


Greek organizations gain new members

wshin g In One of the most exciting Greek events

in the fall se-

mester was Rush. The 1992

and sorority

fraternity

pha elected

in

Rush, pledge

were difficult. One-hundred were initiated, and all sotheir

quota of 40 pledges.

thought Rush went well,"

Panhellenic President Sherry Driver

were wonderful."

said. "All of the girls

One

used from past years was

tactic

Rho Chis. A Rho Chi w as some-

utilizing

five fraternities in order for rushees to

receive bids.

more

Each

comfortable," Phi

to talk to

"It

was

Mu

pledge

nice to have

who could answer my

Due

to

the high

40 number of

"I definitely

thought a

fifth

national

was needed on campus," Lisa Stageman, president of Sigma Sigma sorority

Sigma,

said.

"A demand was obviously

here." "If the pledge class

higher,

it

numbers were

would make Rush too imper-

sonal," Delta Zeta president

Chadwick

Aimee

said.

All In contrast to the sororities'

four sororities took their quota of 40

for the Inter-Frater-

Council to be the only ones to

chairman, said.

"It

did get complicated

towards the end of Rush because some

guys had trouble getting their

final

stamps."

"The system was more

Rob Jako

effective than

of Alpha

new

Lambda

Kappa

"They couldn't just catch on campus and get with member a up said.

policy helped ensure that the

look closer before deciding.

"The quantity of rushees was down, but the quality was better than past IPC President Gary

years,"

^^___

Pilgrim said.

women who rushed, making decisions on who to give bids to was difficult.

Sigma Alpha.

good idea

stamp," Brian Weaver, Delta Chi Rush

Extended function times

sorority could only accept

pledges.

a bid from Alpha

a

This new men wDuld

me

questions."

Ides after accepting

nity

was

have.

someone

Rho Chi Wendi

"It

signed without attending a function."

Jolene Trapp said.

from her

was

answering any questions they might

feel

lations

to

years

be stamped by

and different sororities. Rho Chis did not re\'eal which sorority they were a member of, and helped the women by

"The whole idea of Rho Chis made

word of congratu-

the

the old one,"

tions

a

had

that function cards

talk to about func-

one each rushee could

Cecilia Lee receives

more about

know Northwest. One change from previous

sixty pledges

"I

learn

events for participating

With approximately

met

to participate only in spring

Rush so they could

rushees and give freshmen time to get to

260 woinen paiticipating

rorities

fraternities

Rush. Alpha Phi Al-

fall

rushes were successful

chapters.

selections

campus

Eight ot the nine participated in

chapter, a lower

need for a

number of students

"All of the

and card regulations allowed for

more Rush

activities, in-

cluding comedians, nights the track

Many

and

ball

at

games.

members numbers were down and more recruiting would need to be done in the summer to increase numbers fraternity

stated that

changes were an

improvement

Each year changes were made to make Rush even

Rush," Rob Jako said.

more successful and enjoy-

^^^â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

for next year.

able for everyone involved. Both the fra-

and sorority rushes seemed

to run

participated in fraternity Rush.

ternity

smoothly and active members hoped that

Photo by Scott

Approximately 200 men participated in Rush. Many creative events were

Jensen.

planned by

new members.

fraternities to attract pledges.

in

it

would

get even better.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; KXTIE H\RRIKO>

Rush 19


Classic figures offer a historical view

aek Throughout Home-

Maryville, the

coming

stu-

Homecoming

festivi-

ties.

the theme, "History

Worth Re-

peating," both Greeks and independents

incorporated famous figures along with

sororities than in past years.

Ramsey, Andel and Dennis kept the skits. They

joked about President Dean Hubbard,

back, and for the

roritiesand the

and

time, sororities

them.

thought the theme this year was

really

good," Jennifer Whiteing

was neat history,

said. "It

to see the different periods

and

to

of

remember Northwest and

block the Phi Sigma Kappa and Christ's

Way ing

Inn houses were on for a

lot.

"I'm sick of people complaining about

ally participated

^___

students

"Each of us spent about 70 hours on the float," Anne said.

was very

very worth-

^^â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

.

emcees said

in uni-

you don't choose, you lose!" big change in the Variety Show was

son. "If

A

some organizations that usudecided not

commented

appointed that Phi

that they

Mu

to.

Many

were

dis-

Alpha Sinfonia

refrained from participating in the show.

Homecoming

and performace was a

"It

king.

was an honor

to

be

"The

[Phi

Mu Alphas] quality of music

other groups,"

lot better

Mike Peterson

than said.

named Northwest's very first African-American Home-

"They were a top-notch group and they made the show more enjoyable for every-

coming king,"

one."

Phillips said. "I

tried to be really

involved on

but because

I

had

to,

On Walkout

Day.

KDLX

hosted the

Adjusting Janine

Fall Freeze at the Bell

Tower. Students

Biga's clown head,

braved a chilly day

hear good music

Cassie Peel helps

cared about the mi-

and enjoy hot dogs and soda. Patrick

before the parade.

on campus, and wanted to show them that they

Mahoney and Heather Houseworth,

Line up for the pa-

could achieve anything."

won

students.

I

I

cared about the

norities

while."

the government," the

sponsored by Alpha Sigma Alpha, was crowned Phillips,

campus, not because

stressful, but

park-

everyone to get out and vote.

nounced. Loree Sheldon, sponsored by

Mu, was named Homecoming queen and Jonathan

new

They repeatedly tried to influence

the fact that

Phi

so-

proposed demolition of the

way history was." The Variety Show began the festivities on Wednesday night, Oct. 14., when Homecoming king and queen were anthe

^^V-P^

called themselves,

and clowns. House decs made a comefirst

I

"Bohemians On Parade," replaced past emcees Jean Jones and Shawn Wake. Phi Mu Kristy Reedy said she enjoyed the Variety Show skits, but thought some of the humor was in bad taste. She also thought more of the skits made fun of

audience laughing in between

"I

"I was thrilled to be nominated by the Alpha Sigma Alpha sorority, not because I worked with them a lot, but because they saw who I was and wanted me to

represent them," he said.

20 Homecoming

Chad Dennis, who

important periods in history in their floats

fraternities joined together to build

"It

though

changes. Shad Ramsey, Kent Andel and

dent eagerly awaited Walkout Day, signaling the

Roseman

felt as

The was felt all over

campus, and every

With

I

lowered the bridge for others."

The Variety Show offered many

a ray of sunshine.

true beginning of

African-American king,

like

shone

spirit

tradition

Time

in

"As our

first

KDLX

to

DJs, hosted the event. Students

prizes for participating in various

activities

rade began at 6:30 a.m. Saturday on

ranging from chugging soda to

presenting

Mahoney and Houseworth

the west side of

with Northwest shirts without school

Lamkin Gym.

colors on them.

Photo by Scott -continued

Jenson.


â&#x20AC;˘ÂŤ^

Doing some last minute pomping before the parade, Brett Nation works on

tlie

Phi Sigma

first place.

Kappa float The fratemit) 's eff'orts helped them win

Photo by Jon Britton.

Alpha Sigma Alpha's Lx)ri Clingman and Kim Waller portray Raggedy Ann and Andy. The two carried a sign showing the amount donated to Hurricane

relief.

Photo b\ ron\ Miceli.

Working

late into the night.

Phi Sigma Kappa's, Scott Claude,

The Phi Sigs dedicated their float Greg Coffer. Photo by Scott Jenson.

puts final touches on the float. to the

memory

of brother

Homecoming 21


Jim Henson," Delta Zeta's Wendi and Jen Heng, Gonzo, wave at the parade crowd. The Delta Zetas won Best Clown for In

"A Tribute

to

Ides, Fozzie Bear,

their entry.

Working

Photo by Don Carrick.

diligently to finish the float, the U.S.S.

Mis-

Schlamp and Delta Chi's Dan Olvera and Jeremy Radford brave the cold weather. The

souri, Jennifer

Delta Chis placed third in the float category. Photo by

Tony

Miceli.

Laveme, Jen Otto, and Shirley, Jen Blair, reminisce about Northwest. The skit, performed by Alpha Sigma Alpha, won the Sorority division at the Variety Show. Photo by Jon Britton.

Complete with sailing hats. Phi Sigma Kappa's Jon Bremer, Mike Haley, and Tony George follow the faternitys' float. The pomp clown was designed as an accompaniment for the "Explorers" float. Photo by

Tony

Miceli.

22 Homecoming


Back

-continued

welcomed

Students

the day off

from

classes.

Chapin

nice to have a day

gave us time

said. "It

off,""

Lydia

to finish

our

Friday night, however, was the night

Homecoming

participants to get

ready for the big event

we

"Friday night

"We

pomping. be up

to

all

night

at

did quite a I

got

home

bit at 3

IT

ton, both

door-

Some had a different

viewpoint on the

float situation.

did a float because

Homecoming

had always been very important to Phi

Pam Dunlap

Mu,""

"We wanted

said.

a.m. and

really

I

had

in a

pomp costume

be a cherry tree, and

to

Walthall, dressed as George Washing-

who

represented Delta Zeta,

Best Sorority

Pomp Clown award

"George Washington.""

was

seemed

to

The people

to enjoy the floats

and

it

come back and

great for alumni to

It

[the

float]

took us about four weeks to build,

and

lost quite a bit

I

of sleep, especially

on Thursday and Friday definitely

worth

But

night.

it

was

it.""

The Phi Sigma Kappas, like most who built floats, worked long

groups

For many, clowns were the most vivid

memory

in

see us represented in the parade.

designed

for

$420

raised

help support the community.

5 a.m. to get ready for the

at

Anne Roseman,

won

I

of last-minute

parade.""

i

Andrew victims. thought that

was really great."" The Alphas also

"We

the parade.

stayed up

the float,"" Kate Walthall, Delta Zeta, said.

they had

allocated for the float, to the Florida

to-door donations.

costumes.""

for

money

contributed $3,000, the

Hurricane

was

"It

Time

in

of the parade. Kermit the Frog,

hours.

"We

started

working on the

float the

we

finished

Miss Piggy, dinosaurs, Mickey Mouse

third

and even Christopher Columbuses" Dis-

Saturday morning," Scott Sloan, Phi

cover card were found parading around

Sigma Kappa,

the "Ville.

worth

"We chose to do dinosaurs because we knew

they would be really fun and crazy

in the parade,""

Janine Biga, Sigma Sigma

"The best part of being inthe parade was seeing the fin-

Sigma,

said.

volved

in

ished result.

We put in a total of about 50

hours each."

week of

school, and

said.

floats,

and

it

both-

to yestertlay, reach-

me to see that. Maryville was

ered

supposed known for

to

ing for

be

Some alumni

build floats.

loved the floats, but thought it was a

Many

commented about

the

lack of floats in the parade. "I

thought that

the independents in

many of the Greeks and

who

didn't participate

creating floats were missing out,""

Deina Menke

said.

lot

of the school

to

Homecoming.

"They were lacking a was essential knew that the Alphas

spirit that I

hikI piiDhig tlieiii botli logetlier to

ions on the lack of

make

a connection

to acliieve today,"

floats.

"I

students

tomorrow

floats.""

had different opin-

the parade

definitely

"We are holc&ig on

Greeks not doing

were

in

was

There were a lot of

number of floats. Delta Zetas, Phi Mus, Delta Chis and Phi Sigma Kappas were the only Greek organizations to

Drastically reduced the

"It

^^^^^^^^_^

though.

it,

Jonatlian

PliilKjis

I

good idea

that

there weren't as

parade.

It

saitl.

—^^^-^^^^^—

many of them

in

the

saved the organizations a great

deal of money,"

Mary Whan,

class of

"38. said.

-continued

Homecoming 23


Back

Time

in

-continued

rearranging of the float category. Instead

Sigma Phi Epsilon had a 72 hour see-saw marathon. The Sig Eps raised over $700 for their philanthropy, Lou Gerhig's dis-

of having separate categories for sorori-

ease.

Another change

ties

and

in the

parade was the

was only one

After the parade wound down, the crowds began anticipating the football

throwing everyone in one

game against Central Missouri State Uni-

fraternities, there

overall float category. "I didn't like

Mike Turner, Phi Sig, said. "I better when there was a division

category," liked

it

between

and

fraternities

sororities."

The Phi Sigma Kappas, who won float category,

For the

time in the season, the

first

'Cats led in the the

dedicated their float,

"Cats Voyage To Victory," to the

memory of Greg Coffer, a fraternity who died over the summer.

brother

Instead of doing a float,

versity.

first

quarter of a game.

Once halftime arrived, the 'Cats were tied with the Mules at 7-7. Northwest lost 10-7 in the

last

would be

'92

was

one

definitely

the parade route.

The

minutes of the game.

Homecoming that

The Phi Mu float makes its way down float placed

second in the float division.

history worth repeating.

—Jewmifeh Mahokey

members of

Tony

Homecoming Awards PARADE SUPREMACY Independent— Sigma Society Fraternity— Phi Sigma Kappa

BEST FLOAT Phi

Sigma Kappa

BEST Delta Zeta

Independent— ISO,"Clowns Through History" Fraternity Phi Sigma Kappa,"Forefathers" s" Sorority Phi Mu, "Roaring '20'

CLOWN to

Mu

COSTUME

— "Explorers"

— "A Tribute

Sorority— Phi

Jim Henson"

POMP

PAPER MACHE

Fraternity

—Tau Phi Upsilon— "Astronauts" — Delta Zeta— "A Tribute Jim Henson" —Delta Chi — "Invention of

Independent Sorority

Sorority

Fraternity

—Delta Zeta,"George Washington" —Sigma Society,"Ad Building

Fire"

JALOPIES

the

Wheel"

Alpha

VARIETY SHOW SKITS

Sorority

—Delta Chi,"Isaac Newton"

Independent

to

Gamma Rho,"Retum From the

Living Dead"

OLIO ACTS

—Alpha Sigma Alpha-"Laveme and

Jeff Gillihan and Francie Miller, "If

Homecoming Reunion"

You Say

Fraternity— Delta Chi, "Mr. Peabobby and The

My Eyes Are Beautiful," BEST ACTRESS

Wayback Machine"

Kim Mahoney, Alpha Sigma Alpha

Shirley's

Independent Bearcat

—Sigma Alpha Iota,"Bobby

at

BEST ACTOR

Woodstock Northwest"

PEOPLE'S CHOICE

Curtis Jones,

AWARD FOR BEST ACT

Delta Chi-"Mr. Peabobby and the

24 Homecoming

Sigma Phi Epsilon

Wayback Machine."

Photo by

Miceli.


Members of Alpha Kappa Lambda fraternity roll their version of Noah's Ark d(iÂťn the paraiif roiite. IX'spite creative efforts, the top prize in the

pomp clown

catagorj went to the LX'lta Chis. Photo by Ton> Miceli.

Sigma Phi Kpsilon's see-saw marathon continues as H. J. Amys teetertotters while waitin); for the parade to Ix-jjin. The Sig Eps 72-hour see-saw marathon during Homecoming raised $7IX) for their philanthropy, lx)U Gehrig's disease. I'holo In Jon Brilton.


Adam and Becky Shipley prepare dinner as they spend an evening home. The Shipleys had their Photo by Tony Miceli. at

first liiss

on the

Itissing bridge.

relax after a day of classes. The Gustins married before graduating so they could begin their lives together after they were finished with school. Photo by Tony Miceli.

Bud and Glenda Gustin

Spending time together. Bud and Glenda Gustin study for classes. The Gustins were able to survive financially on their own. Photo by Tony Miceli

26 Married Students


â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

Students exchange vows while keeping prior

ngagements Marriage

an

is

institution not to be entered

into

be a

commitment they were

every now and then.

we we

I

"We

glad that they didn't have to help us with

when we

year so that

we could go

right

they decided to

tie

the knot.

want me

wanted little

me

to get married.

to wait

and stay

longer."

for

classes

in

Friends treated them differently than

when

they had

"When

they were single.

got married

I

my

friends

stopped talking about parties and stuff

around

me

because they

felt

found they had

said.

"Our

to rearrange their sched-

awkward," Becky Shipley Despite the dif-

became an alumnus

in

my

sorority

ficulties of

being a

and dropped from three groups to one," Becky Shipley said. "1 was always run-

married student,

ning around doing stuff and

wards

I

usually

let

projects and things wait until the last

Time became easier to handle for some students. They found marriage gave them more time to get things done. "Any other year it seemed like didn't I

and do

of

my

activities."

Bud Gustin said. "On campus

were

more activities that took

there

a lot

elec-

time, plus

there

were also

re-

being

to

married.

"Everyone said

minute."

The Fosters met

I

with Glenda.

had It

to

just

all

make time

to

spend

seemed easier after I

freshman year. Photo by

was married."

Tony

chores was a consideration of the

Miceli.

that

friendships underwent change.

^^^^^^^â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

to study

their

had a

we stood on our own." Some married students found

like that

have time

tronic mail system

"We

really

Garrett-Strong.

through the

said.

Time was a matter that students had to consider when they got married. Some

my

bye as they depart

money." Bud Gustin

couple of scholarships that helped us out,

their

ules.

Foster say good-

their families

but

students ran into obstacles

"They didn't

Chris and Susan

finances, and being independent from

go ahead and get married

"My family was kind of opposed to my getting married," Adam .Shipley said.

"I

1

was important. "Our families were very supportive of our decision to get married and we were

as

into our life."

Married students

my work

Married couples also worried about

got done with school,

engaged a

washed

would throw dishes in the dishwasher, and vacuumed about once a month."

.senior

just

I

in the

did stuff

"I

of towels or something. Sometimes

just decided to

They

work

put aside their worries

would be in the same situation then are in now," Glenda Gustin said.

when

the

Shipley said.

about money, time and

talked about waiting until after

Some

Adam

uniforms and occasionally washed a load

graduation to get married, but decided

my

evenly, while oth-

"Becky did most of house,"

matrimony.

before

it

ready to undertake. They

school, and took the plunge into

"We

split

ers did not.

and many

lightly,

students found mairiage to

Some

couples.

Deciding how

of marriage would

to

household

were very supportive of

our decision to get married,"

be the hardest,"

Glenda Gustin said.

"But

actually

was

it

a

nice

time and there

Bud

Gustin said. ^^^^^^^^^"^

really weren't

any

diffi-

culties."

Married students found that they were

happy with split

year

that the first

families

their situations,

glad they had walked

down

and were

the aisle.

^-Jfaifer G^thercole

Married Students 27


Coming

together, students unite to

show

spirit in

reek Week Coupled with the desire to

the

have fun while

at

same time champion-

ing various civic organi-

Greek Week began. With the theme "No zations,

Matter the Letters,

We

Are

week

All Greek Together," the

Greek

brothers took our frater-

song and changed the words around

names of the sororities," Alpha Phi Alpha member Maurice Tayto include all the

lor said. "It it

was easy

for us to learn, and

an unique edge."

of us could collectively

when all come together in one accord and show Greek unity,"

Sunny weather allowed Tuesday's games to continue without a hitch. Sunrise Park was the center of competitive

Jonathan Phillips of Alpha Phi Alpha

action as softball and volleyball wars

said.

were waged. Elsewhere

Under the direction of co-chairs Kristin Thompson and Pat McGinnis, the week began with some unique opening

nity

set aside

Amidst songs

organizations rocking in chairs or asking

opening day events

underway. In

like the chariot race,

teams were challenged to pull a chariot device around a course and finish

'Iin sure

pretty

memorable," Heather

got underway. Racing across Colden

Pond may not have been maneuvering white waters, but to some it proved to be equally as challenging. More games such

"The chariot race seemed to be the most competitive of

^-^^^ "I

all

legged race and shuttle race were held to

called for brute strength and

continue to ignite the

endurance because they had to

were striving

run pulling a girl on a chariot."

demonstrate to other members of their

Delta Sigma Phi's

Northwest family.

Phil

Greek Week wrapped up on Thursday with a community-wide clean-up. The Greeks rolled up their sleeves and set to work to help maintain not only their cam-

Nathan Hall

Participants in the tricycle

race were forced to revert to the days of their childhood and

circle

the trike around a

while also performing

other activities.

whip cream

pie,"

Heather Voss of Delta

memorable."

my

face in a pie

to

spirit the

Greeks

maintain and hoped to

community as well. Thursday evening was the annual awards banquet. Tau Kappa Epsilon and

pull

Rodgers and try to

ahead of Alpha

Kappa Lambda's Kevin Heese and

pus, but the

to go halfway around the circle, and find a piece of gum inside a

Zeta said. "I'm sure pretty

as the orange-passing relay race, five-

the events," Phillips said. "It

had

stop,

e««f^.

had been raised.

men from each

a total of 16

maneuver

said.

Quality, a

mem-

same

fraternity ran.

pie was

Camp

Four heats were held, and

time carrying a sorority

face in a

motorists to donate to

summer camp for children with cancer. By the end of the week, more than $ 1 ,600 "Can you canoe?" Many Greeks were confronted with this question on Wednesday when the great canoe race

the fastest in their heat while at the

66¥9,

and shrubbery. Passers-by on the

heritage and fraternity

fraternity

ber.

commu-

Maryville square saw members of all the

fun, the festivities got

^^^^

in the

Greeks became involved in Project Earth exercises by planting trees, flowers

sang of

sisters

chants denouncing their brothers in good

Week

"One of my nity

gave

their letters'

28 Greek

the

Greek organizabrothers and sisters

through catchy songs.

Panhellenic activities of the year.

activities.

Voss

tion to salute their

promised to be one of the most rewarding "This was our time to

my

The kickoff ended with Sing, a chance for each

was

Delta Zeta were distinguished as the overall

most Greek participation award.

—continued

Stephen King

in the

canoe race. The

AKLs

went on

to

win the race. Photo by Jon Britton.


Sigma Kappa's

Bill Germer, Bill Whyte, Chad S.vpkens, Jason T>s>er and Toby N'anderpool perform at Greek Sing. Brotherhood was seen throughout the week. Photo by Todd \\eddie. I'hi

Armstrong,

Tom

Lisa Lee joins Lisa

McDermott

in the

Greek

the most well attended e\ents. Photo bv

Sing.

Todd

The Sing was one of

W eddle.

Greek Week 29


Creek Week Other awards and recognition went

Unity Award. Outstanding Sorority Scholarship Program went to Sigma

named Outstanding Advisers of the year. Participants in the games felt the work and fun they had was a way for each to prove that, "No Matter The Letters, We

Sigma Sigma while Alpha Kappa Lambda won the Alpha Phi Alpha Frater-

best statement about the bonds they had

Sigma Tau

Gamma

nity Incorporated

to

for the Fraternity

Connoisseurs of Ex-

The men of Phi Sigma Kappa were awarded the Outstanding

cellence Award.

Organization that Rises to Solve

Campus

Problems Award.

By winning Highest Pledge Class AvAverage

and Highest Total Chapter Average, Sigma Sigma Sigma and Sigma Phi Eping

were named the Overall Outstand-

Greek Organizations

for the year.

new

invited

activities

truly the

year.

The

interests in

the

formed throughout the school Panhellenic societies.

"When spirit

erage. Highest Active Chapter

silon

Are All Greek Together," was

outsiders

and

vitality,"

Sigma Alpha

said.

saw

us, they

Jen

Hupka

"Greek

saw our

of Alpha

spirit really

shone through and could be a great breaker for anyone interested.

Even though

week was

the

ice-

full

of

competition between the organizations, the brothers

and

sisters

of

all

the groups

Roy and

relished the tiine they had spent promot-

Kathie Leeper, professors of speech and

ing "Greekhood" together at Northwest.

sponsors of Phi Sigma Kappa were

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Lisa Rk!\zk

In a separate

award, Drs.

GREEK AWARDS OVERALL AWARDS Outstanding Greek Sponsor Roy and Kathy Leeper, Phi Sigma Kappa

Outstanding Greek Kristin Tiiompson,

Woman Phi Mu

Outstanding Sorority President

Aimee Chadwick, Delta Zeta Outstanding Fraternity President David Kirchhoefer, Sigma Phi Epsilon

Outstanding Greek Man Byron WilUs, Sigma Phi Epsilon

Outstanding Greek Organization Sigma Sigma Sigma Sigma Phi Epsilon

Most Greek Participation Tau Kappa Epsilon Delta Zeta

GREEK SING

GREEK GAMES

Most Spirited Tau Kappa Epsilon

Tricycle Race

Delta Zeta

Most Creative Delta Chi

30 Greek

Week

Sigma Sigma Sigma Chariot Race Alpha Kappa Lambda Overall Winner of Greek Games Alpha Sigma Alpha Tau Kappa Epsilon

f


Delta Zeta

The

Wendi

Week

Ides participates in the orange-passing relay gave (ireeks an opportunity to interact through

child-like games.

Photo by Jon Britton.

Sigma Sigma Sigma members Cheryl Stalone and Rhonda O'Malley gather at the Bell Tower for the (ireek Sing. Tri- Sigma placed second in the sorority division sing. Photo by Scott Jenson.

Sigma Phi Kpsilon members Terry Comstock, Tony Stelpflag, and Matt Miller race to the finish line with Alpha Sigma Alpha Jenn Riley. Due to many mechanical difficulties, the Sig Eps failed to meet qualifications for final competition. Photo by Jon Britton.

Greek Week 31


Battling for

Chan ges

ig

THE 1W2PRESIDENtial

electicin began with

many hopefuls bidding

wouldn't work.

discouraging, but Bush had the leadership experience and strength of character

out of the scramble

to pull us out of the recession. Clinton

emerged three candidates

was wishy-washy and evasive." Perot supporters on campus seemed

White

and a wild race tor the

be scarce, but those

presidency began.

Republican George Bush, Democrat Bill Clinton and Independent Ross Perot it

the best

com-

Repub-

"1 liked

liked

from the Democrats, but the 1992 election was different as the Democrats

beginning to find their voice

American

Whatever politics. In

more picked up absentee

some supporters

thought, were

American people. "The whole atmosphere of the election

the

on

in

KDLX

a debate broad-

hopes of per-

for

made him

in his past

trustworthy than Bush was

generation

Not

_^^_^^^___^^^_^^_ |;y-|-™

all

students found themselves in

|

WllOlG

1 llC

came

out in swarins to

According

vote

|

atiiiospliere

pi

toTimeniaca/ine.

^

Bush and 22

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,

tlOll SeeilieCl

percent voted

I

tor

i

Ol tlie ClCC.

tO

-m

«« _-^

Clinton led the

_j

,,,

Kelli

ent,

Perot

.^y

l)e Clllier-

percent voted for

me."

support of Clinton, however. There were also plenty of Bush supporters to he

election from the

OarnSOll.

found on campus.

beginning and

_^^__^^_^^_^^___

"George Bush was just the best man for the job."

Chad Hackman.

president of the

suading others to vote for their

College Republicans, said. "He was expeiienced and he had a wonderful foreign

candidate. Photo by Tony

policy record.

Miceli.

one of the top 10 commanders

in

to the polls,

and the younger

voted >or Clinton.

much more

cast

went

mired Clinton's humility. Not lying about the thmgs

squared off

estimated 54 percent of all eligible voters

porter Kelli Harrison said. "I really ad-

be different," Clinton sup-

to

ballots.

election day rolled around, an

47 percent of volers aced 18-24

seemed

The two

hundred thirty-nine students regisfirst time and many

When

a solution to Bush's lack of attention to

party's headquarters.

October. Student Senate held

found themselves taking a stand

ing ideas,

were

American

in

voter registration in the Spanish Den.

tered to vote for the

who seemed to capture the imaginations of many students. His fresh sound-

just

I

their views, students

Two

for their

didn't

the best."

president for the next four years, students

Clinton was a relatively young nomi-

in front of their

him

all

people expressed their desire for change. In an effort to determine who would be

nee

Cooney stand

America and he

the mud-slinging.

without ever having any serious compe-

favorite candidate.

Democrats President Michelle

across as the kind of guy you could

find in small-town

tition

Chad Hacknian and ^oung

Perot becau.se he related to the

take part in

the

his

average person," Lance Dorrel said. "He

lican Party held onto the White House

campaigned hard and

to

the

simple, straight-forward principles.

came

For the past three elections the

who backed

Texan did so because they believed in

out as the American people tried

to decide who would be mander in chief.

College Republicans President

Clinton's programs just A bad economy was very

time.

all

House, but

lor the

battled

offices leads to

piihlic*

Schwarzkopf called him in chief

of

sol-

.

idly won the presidency He won 3 states and 357 electoral 1

.

votes,

compared

to

Bush's 18

states

and

68 electoral votes. Perot did not win any electoral votes, but did win a larger share 1

-continued

Elections 33


Big Changes was influential, and was good friend of Bob Griffin, the Speaker ofthe House. Gravesjust had no key position and no say in what would seniority and

-continued of the vote than any other independent

candidate in this century.

Time magazine

stated that Clinton

found favor with most demographic groups, including

also a

happen."

men and women;

Graves did find support by those

from 18

job and about Missourians.

to

29

over 60; and every

to

have such

tants.

man who would was

also considered

who

a personal victory by those

sup-

"I

campaign. They were happy with the

Maryville

very fortunate to

a fine, bright, genuinely caring

represent us in the 4th

District," Graves'

campaign manager,

Picki Pierce said.

ported him and put time and effort into his

thought

in

he cared about his

we were

income group under $50,000 a year. Bush won the votes of Asians and ProtesClinton's victory

In an effort to

aware of

make

state politics,

students

more

contenders

in the

number of voters. was very happy with the results of the election, and was very optimistic about the whole thing," Dr. James

Missouri Congressional race visited

Eiswert, professorof philosophy said. "I

visited

was pleased about

with students and talked to them about

large "I

,

the increa.sed turnout

of voters, especially statewide.

seemed

It

people were beginning to take interest

the

was very happy with

the results of

James Eiswert said.

campus

Oct. 26.

Coleman met

and where he stood on the

his race

Much

to the surprise

was defeated in the race by Democrat Pat Danner, who thanked supshort and he

porters

Maryville Nov. 12 with a camera crew

appointed to see

from the television show "CBS This Morning."

Missouri State Representative

Brown

lose his office to

Sam

Graves.

the

for their vote

U.S. Senator Kit to

Maryville Oct.

paigning.

served in

House

for

15

years and fought

Bond 16.

Bond spoke

by visiting

also paid a visit

Rather than camin a press

confer-

ence about building an ethanol production facility

Brown

in

northern Missouri and

about the benefits ethanol would bring to area farmers.

Bond's ideas and campaign

efforts

hard for North-

paid off as he defeated his opponent,

west.

Jerri

"Everett Brov\n

had a say about each and every dollar spent in the area of transportation and

Rothman-Serot, for a seat

Although the election involved

work of

Americans took an active

didn't have an impor-

tant voice at this crucial point.

Brown had

a lot of

mud-slinging and name calling, the hard

sor of government, said.

"Without

in the

U.S. Senate.

education," Dr. Richard Fulton, profes-

Brown, Northwest

issues.

of Coleman and

Northwest Mis-

Republican

tion," Dr.

Missouri's 6th Congressional District

sourians were dis-

Everett

the elec-

state

many

level,

'I

Tom Coleman, who ran for re-election in

his supporters, his re-election efforts fell

On 441

Northwest.

in

the election process."

34 Elections

who believed

blacks and Hispanics; every age group

the candidates paid off

choosing the leaders of JtXSIC A ilAHP

and

interest

in

their country.

& JKMFI-It f> tTIIKHrULK


U.S. Senator kit

Mc(;uirf during

In a study 1)>

is

tbi'ir

Danner ni> es a speech at

interviewed by John

Mar>>IIU'.

about

Hond

spoki' to

tbi' bi'iii'llts

room in Hudson

Mall. Michelle Sininis votes

aÂŤa> from home on

elec-

found that abscntt'c ballots vM're the ua\

to let

absrnli'v ballot. Students

tioti (la\

I'at

Kond \isil to

an I'lbanol production would bring to Missouri. Photo by .Ion liritton.

ri'a ^urllK'r^

facility

ii

Mtircs

the

bi'

beard. I'hoto h> Laura Kiedel.

Mary \ ille Democratic

headquarters during her campaign. Danner won the people's choice as she took her new place in Congress.

Photo by Talking

.lack \ aught.

to a small

group outside the I'nion. Tom last minute campaigning.

Coleman does some Coleman's

efforts

sional seat to Pat

fell

short as he lost the Congres-

Danner. Photo by Brad

Fairfield.

Elections 35


Students take a stand and rally around

f ^^^^H ^^^^1 ^^^^1

I

^^^^^ ^^^^&

t

^^^^^^^M ^^^^^^r

Saving the human race and exercising the power to

two of

vote were Just

gan

As

in.

in-

now, many chose a cause and raUied around

Student Senate participated by celebrat-

Day 1992 with

a week's worth

of activities. John Holcomb, Student

Senate vice president for environmental

was

affairs,

charge of the celebration.

in

Although many

were

activities

planned for the week, the event with the

was a community alumi-

biggest turnout

num

can collecting contest.

nizations

on campus and

Many

in

orga-

Maryville

Tau Kappa Epsilon won the contest, walking away with $500 in prize money. "As of Jan.l, 1993 the Maryville landfill would not accept aluminum or plastic material," Holcomb said. "It was participated and

an incentive for people to recycle."

^^^^____^_

'Tliey needed

1992 was also the year of elections.

A

ment

Northwest as

hit

political

movestu-

dents were given the opportu-

to

know that

nity to register to vote

pus

liaving sex

could Idn

them," Patrick Malioiiey said.

—^—^

in

36 Causes

a different point of view.

"Maybe their (college students

)

sense

of responsibility had not been developed yet," Robert Dewhirst, professor of gov-

an article

in

"They had

rian.

the

most

in the

Missou-

They

at stake.

had most of their lives ahead of them, and

would have

they

their leader

An

made

to live with decisions in the

next four years."

was closer to home than many people realized was Acquired Imissue that

munodeficiency Syndrome or AIDS. As of Oct. 1992, there were 2,986

AIDS

Bob Power, HIV/AIDS education coordinator for the Heartland Red Cross, and Northwest alumnus, spoke

to

mem-

bers of student publications about the

AIDS

virus,

how to educate people along

and the importance of responsible reporting.

"The disease did not know labels," Power said. "It did not know the difference between a homosexual, bisexual,

woman,

heterosexual, man,

black or Hispanic.

child, white,

AIDS was not a homo-

sexual disease."

A

student organization. Northwest

Students Concerned About AIDS, was

formed

AIDS and safe sex. "We started the organization because

and offered students information

also helped by reporting

voter registration

and how

to

how

was done

go about getting an

absentee ballot.

According

to help

educate students about

to

Amanda Endicott and Amber Smith

Mahoney, one

take part in a recy-

"College

cling fair at the

no one on campus seemed

on absentee voting.

The Northwest Missourian

discuss the issue," Patrick

of the founders of

NSCA

to

said.

want

students were sexually active.

needed to know

that

They

having sex could kill

them." to

John

ballot.

took less than 5 minutes of your

'^^'^

cases reported in the state of Missouri.

sponsored a registration drive

go about voting by absentee "It

it."

Senate Policies Committee

Zimmerman, Nodaway County clerk, many students felt intimidated by the registering process and were unsure how to

had

on cam-

October. The Student

just a

community

University

in the

ernment, said

it.

One such cause was the environment. ing Earth

Others

students be-

reahze the future was

to

was

said. "It

matter of taking the time and doing

the

causes students became

volved

Zimmerman

day,"

No

fair

raise

The environment, politics and AIDS were only a few of the causes students became involved in throughout the year. matter the cause, students took an

active role in

Northside Mall. The

making

their

world

better.

-Traii Tonu

helped to

community

awareness on the need to recycle and preserve the envi-

ronment. Photo by Stacv Baier.


L

Bob I'ouiT speaks to a sjniup ofNorthwesI students. Power. HIV7 AIDS coordinator for the Heartland Red Cross, talked about the importance of educating the public about HI\ I'hoto b> .|on .

liritton.

and Dan Brinks of Earl May Garden Center put the new tree. Concern about the environment was a major issue with many students on campus. Photo by Scott Jenson.

Chuck

KIlis

finishing touches on planting a

S^li

If'-'i-

M

Causes 37


Dealing with invisible and too visible

oommates College was different world,

ing to

was

very

a

new surroundings most

difficult for

stu-

to

continued

past the point of

no return and decided

was

was

but

initially,

some

Although many did find

some were stuck

great roommates, situation they

were desperate

in a

escape

to

"My roommate was a great we just had two totally two

habits and

person, but

"I tried to talk to

she it

felt

best that

totally different sched-

"We got

tended to make things

it

often got on each others

^^^_

they were too visible.

"My room-

"My roommate was

was hard for me

"It

my roommate

with

in the

room." Susan Shipley

would have been nice to have had some privacy, but that was something tried to said. "It

1

said.

that

Some had roomwere always

girlfriend's,

in a

boyfriend's or

neighbor's room.

"My roommate was

hardly

ever around," Connie Posey

"She was always studying

one else's room,

at

some

ing out with her friends.

At times

the best

move

had trouble. She seemed as

in

some-

it

out and get a private room." it

was not necessarily speroommates faced; it

that

was simply differences in personalities. "My roommate was very nice, but she was nothing like me," Christiansen said. "I

knew my

staying up late

at

night both-

Some

It

was

people were

Although sometimes problems worked themselves out, many times an roommate actudisappearing act by moving

invisible or too visible ally did

do a

out.

Petty disagreements often led to

huge

fights

and slobs who lived with tidy

people rarely found themselves changing.

Whether or

not

roommate problems

While some roommates were always at

home, others

seemed

to

be just a

blur, rarely ever

staying

home

long.

Finding

roommates

something most every student wished

easy.

for.

tration by

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Jenivifer Maho^ei

that

was not always

saw her only

I

for

were compatible

were prevalent, a great roommate was

was as though she was

38 Invisible/Too Visible Roommates

she

I

problems

cific

if

me from day one, so decided thing for me to do would be to

party, or hang-

when she came in to crash or get ready for classes.

I

just not compatible."

in a

said.

I

who

were many

were only around once mates

to living

"When had a problem and needed to talk

hard to live with her.

great while.

used

to get

simply because she

the other side of the

coin, there

was

it

world of

into the

ered her. That was just me, though.

learn to deal with."

On

decided

spoke no English," Tisha Tapia

Sometimes always

I

types of

college independence.

despised

was as though she was invisible," Connie Posey said. _^^^

So

out and in with some-

felt

I

to her,

it

too.

moved

I

more in-synch with." roommate problems occured when people from different one

Such roommate problems were often difficult to handle. The biggest problem most had with their roommates was that

around...

about

offended," Posey said. "After all,

was her room,

nerves."

hardly ever

my roommate

her odd waking and sleeping habits, but

backgrounds ventured

along okay, but

mate was

move

different

two

We

best to

it

totally different sleeping

ules," Christy Christiansen said.

difficult.

changes in habits to occur.

out.

Many

from.

lifestyles,

become

Some roommates went

have problems throughout

to

to

enemies. Drastic measures often resulted, forcing

each other

the semester.

times these differences in caused roommates

small living space, as in

sometimes difficult to do. Many roommates had problems getused

Many lifestyles

dents. Learning to share a

the residence halls,

ting

invisible."

and adjust-

Photo

Miceli.

illus-

Tony


Invisible/Too Visible

Roommates 39


40 Student Budgets


Empty

wallets cause students to stretch their

WAS A PROBLEM THAI ll most college students faced. They came to col-

lems because of the way they spent their

lege to seek ^Aisdom and

things, socializing

education, but the cost ot

wisdom and education became outrageously expensi\e. Budget problems hit that

many

in a

hard way. Between balancing

difficult classes, long

hours of homework

and sometimes a

coping with a tight

budget was

job,

Many made

with an empty wallet.

move off campus saving some money.

choice to

in

the

hopes of

"Living off campus was so inuch more

to

bills

me

was

it was worth it away from residence hall

difficult, but

to get

were forced

to

fend

flnancial problems.

Photo by Jon Britton.

were too

there

my money." lost,

students

ended up turning to what they knew home. Most could attest to the fact best

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

whenever they had financial probmom and dad were usually the first

lems,

ones

to turn to.

"Whenever

I

had money problems

my mom and dad,"

I

Leigh Thiesen

"Towards the end of the semester, my phone bill got so high that the University disconnected my phone ser-

said.

though,

vice."

Mom and dad often supplied the extra students needed to get

by. Students often

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;^^^^â&#x20AC;&#x201D;^^

employed with work study at Millikan worked about eight Hall's front desk. hours a week to afford to go to school."

parents for prob-

On-campus living versus off-campus living was a big component to budgeting. For most students, it was indeed cheaper

Families often

between, and those

had

to try to find a

who

did find

job

at the

"1

I

students learned to

led to

if

seemed

else

all

as

blow

could not turn to

"I

which often

When

felt

to

was

far

ning of the year," Groen said.

entered college,

I

begin-

and

balance checkbooks when they

"Even

many chances

getting things from parents was easy, some found out otherwise. Some students found that they

students, due to lack of

jobs were often a lucky few.

Many

said.

students found that

that they

money, were forced to find employment either on campus or in Maryville. Jobs were few

Many

checkbook.

much money

tions.

most found

balance her

students spent too

beginning of the year," Matt Barry

for themselves in their financial situa-

to live off cainpus

faced less expensive food and board, but

to

material

and food.

made the journey home on weekends and holidays to get food and money from parents Although many

who chose

Students

Hallberg attempts

"Many

much on

spent too

money and food

living."

While organizing bills, K a r y n

the beginning of the school

at the

called

economical than livinge)n," Molly Groen said. "Trying to live day-by-day and pay

at

Some

sear.

that

difficult.

Students did a variety of things to deal

my

money

to live off

off campus

not only because

I

prohlenis, called

mom

lems with their budgets.

had

to

I

I

my and

dad," Leigh Theisen.

send more

than one child to

college, forcing

campus.

"Moving

"Whenever had money

was my decision

liked having

vacy, but because

it

my

pri-

was cheaper,"

Hawkeye Wilson said. Some students had budgeting

some

students to

holidays

at

work weekends and

a job back

necessities.

home just to afford

The money earned from

a

part-time job often went to pay for school

prob-

bills.

-continued

Student Budgets 41


Bud gets to

"Scrounging together enough money

"I

my phone bill, printing bills or buy

first

pay

stamps to send a

letter

was

difficult,"

Michele Barry

said. "I

would have asked

my

money

if

parents for

afforded

it,

they could have

but they could not.

brother Matt here

at the

With

my

same school, and

my younger sister at a community college back home, my parents really did not

knew

a lot of people

credit cards

when

!-^i

who

got their

they got to col-

lege," Michele Barry said. "They often became obsessed with using their credit

cards, charging everything they could it.

That often led

to

not even necessary.

had

I

on

that

were

my own

bud-

problems

geting problems without owning one of those plastic cards."

What

Students were also faced with the

was spent on Matt's rent if he was short, some sudden car repair, or doctor bills when we got

problems of dating on a tight budget. Just

sick."

to

have the extra money

money

little

to give to us.

they did have

For many students, the transition into college

life

was

the first time they had to

provide for themselves. Also, learning

how

balance a checkbook for the

to

wished

fered

some

sort of

program so

their

money

Thiesen

how

had ofthat stu-

said.

"That way.

^^^^^^^^~~"~

I

thinight that

to save

more

it." I

my money

efficiently."

Credit cards

"Students

also served as a big

much money at the begui-

ning of

tlie

year," Matt

students.

said.

"""^^^^^^^^^

They

way

that

to

needed

to

be saved. "I

could only afford to go out one or a

did go out,

money

week," Groen I

had

to

said.

"When

watch what

I

I

spent

on."

When

it

came

buying groceries,

to

stu-

dents had to determine what they would

be eating before food was purchased. The

many

price of groceries caused to

budget

students

Even on-cam-

bills carefully.

pus residents found themselves clipping

coupons

to

save money.

"My roommate and in

our rooms when

I

we

liked having food

got hungry, so

we

often found ourselves clipping cou-

for students to get.

pons," Barry said.

Availability

of

Although budgeting problems were

funds was perhaps

difficult to deal with, students realized

w hat attracted

that they

most students to in-

deficiencies.

vesting in credit but

many

times credit card

up enticing many

Using a credit card was an easy

were not alone

"Most students had at college

in their

financial

simply because

it

money

problems

was expen-

A R .A employee

sive," Barry said.

companies ended

students into something they could not control.

between money

money

were usually easy

cards,

Barry

go out on dates and often had problems

be used for fun and

budget problem for

spent too

many to money

difficult for

could not spare the

trying to distinguish

manage

to

instead of just blowing

would have been able

Many

two times

that the University

dents could have learned

afford.

first

time could have been scary. "I

having fun was

It

seemed

that

almost everyone was

faced with a budgeting problem, whether

was credit card bills mounting phone bills going unpaid, or simply it

Suzanne Keller

fin-

ishes refilling the

orange juice maup, liv-

chine in the Deli.

Many students

may

ing on peanut butter and crackers. Living

have needed or wanted, but overspending

on a college budget became an experi-

pus

sometimes

ence not

themselves. Photo

ties

to

purchase things that students

led to

worse financial

than the student had before.

42 Student Budgets

difficul-

to

be forgotten.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;.Ikxmkkk M\ii<Âťki

found jobs on camto

support

by Ross Bremmer.


Angela Lyons finishes fillitii; ;in order at NUDonalds. \sidtrriini hir class sihidulf. ,>oMs usually put in 15-2(1 hours a

\uek

\\ hilf

in

St\tll |)a\s

the cashicrins ofTiie. Michelle

hir nionthl>

Iili[)h()tu' hill,

like

inan> studinls enrolled. Snell took on the

Morkins; to pav for eollege. Photo h> I>"Uk

responsihility of paying her

I'ruess.

Photo h\ Koss Brenuier.

own

bills.

Stl DENT Budgets 43


Gender determines how a date

bar

at the

is

nterpreted He

She Said A

pened (For

probably

still

years.

Although

was equivalent

it

thought

I

conduct myself

I

could

in a rela-

the opposite

The Outback to meet up with Steve Rhodes, a guy I had known for some time, but had never really known. Soon though, I would get the chance when I finally spotted him and he saw me, smiled, and got up to come toward my table. The misery of being alone was gone, only now I had no idea what in the hell was going to headed

to

I

say.

how you doing?" he

'Hi Miss Renze, said with this

Like

huge smile.

red-blooded American

all

males I was trying

fe-

to think of something

coy, or at least unique to retort. All

I

could muster was "Fine."

We

exchanged small

talk

and thank-

some Snap was saved. He asked if Fd be

I

my interaction with the

was a

.sex

more frequent

bit

than that, the fact of the matter was

had been quite some time since

it

had

I

"stepped out" with a young lady. that

bullets as

I

was why

was sweating

I

secluded table

sat at a

Outback bar where

was

I

to

the

at

meet one

Lisa Renze for a evening of fun and

was beginning to think she show as I .scanned my surround-

frivolity.

didn't

I

ings, but then spotted her at a table

across the

room among

the dozens of

merrymakers milling about. Realizing

how

pathetic

seated at a table alone,

crowded room was seated.

I

to the table

must look

I

crossed the

where Lisa

"Hey. hey Miss Renze, how ya 1 said, silently praising the pow-

doin?"

ers that be that the knots in

my

cords loosened long enough for utter

fully the D.J. let loose with

my

vocal

me

to

greeting.

"Fine," she responded with a smile.

"Well good, good, so

many evening's

the

.

.

.,"

and one of

nonsensical con-

doing that glance-exchange game.

was underway. it happened. The D.J. in the bar's lower level announced a popular song and I asked Lisa if she would like to dance. For most this would seem

Well, groovy. Finally he leaned over

natural enough, but for myself,

and from

interested in a dance,

point on to

be

I

felt like

that

maybe this was going

all right.

Things were going well and we were

and asked

if

I

wanted a

beer,

and con-

me that although getting to know each other a little better was fided in

great, floor.

it

was an excuse

to get off the

Apparently he had a rhythm-pho-

bia and

was trying

to hide

fly again, (at least not until

him

a

little

liquored).

I

Fd

The Palms. He, with

relief,

entering, Steve

then

who

was born with an acute rhythm deficiency, it was social suicide. Nevertheless, had committed myI

self,

lame

so rather than coming up suddenly I

did the next best thing and took

first

opportunity to escape the floor

by asking Lisa

if

she would like a drink.

to the

dif-

ferent bv the opposite sex.

His version

of the story and her version could have

few

if

anv similari-

with friends. Photo by Jon Britton.

decided not to risk

having to dance again and suggested

move on handed me a

I

preted entirely

-continued

changing some more pleasantries over our fresh beverage

night out at the

bar can be inter-

we

Thankfully she agreed, and after ex-

a huge sigh of

A

While Steve Rhodes excitedly awaits the date alone, Lisa Renze surrounds herself

we

agreed.

Upon

And

gotten

suggested

head next door and check out the crowd at

versations

the

it.

Since the dance idea wasn't going to

44 Bars

opposite

Maybe I

so

for quite awhile,

me

Opportunity arose on a weekend night

when

Of course

DATE. It'll happen.

complete solar eclipse, every 75

sex.

and

A

will a

manner with

tively civil

ORIGINAL.

Said

hadn't hap-

it

second coming)

to the

How

DATE.

Though

â&#x20AC;˘

Palms.

ties.

I

M.


Bars 45


Interpreted She Said

He

wad of bills and ordered a Mule Sweat. made of Hot Shot, Tequila and Tabasco and figured that would warm him right

excused myself so

up.

of the porcelain convenience.

When we

I

"What have you got upon

I

did hear

He looked

gave Lisa some

I

Upon my

there," he asked

that

return

I

could make use

cheerfully asked

I

Lisa what she had bought.

you the

tell

arrived

cash to buy drinks and then hastily

return.

"To ber.

truth,

me

at

I

remem-

don"t

awfully tasty,"

it's

I

"I

said.

don't remember, you'll have to try

to find out," she shrugged.

it

with extreme skepti-

Normally

would have been

I

quite

cism, but despite his apprehension he

skeptical about such a situation, but in

grabbed the shot and downed

it

the presence of such a fetching

the chance could escape him.

couldn't

before

young

help but laugh, even though he was

sudden eruption of the everpresent male hormones saw me down-

trying desperately to keep his cool

ing the mystery beverage in three gulps.

I

about him as his mouth was burning I

we move

The Pub

We

hustled into the

other Friday celebrators. Again

we

got

a drink and headed to the pool room.

"How about some pool," Steve said. "I the I

be somewhat experienced

game, even

knew

if

All

it.

I

in

do say."

men

Tom

poolsharks or

tell

pool table in

my

say,

in

I

grew up with a

basement. Needless to

I'll

"Go

try to

easy on

I

this first one. will

you?"

"Not

we could

1

chat.

"Hey, lady, how about a game of pool," I asked suddenly. "Sure," she said with a smile.

"Now want

before

we

get started

I

swaggered over Big

lie.

Well,

to select a

lie

ter-wearing lad of 5 table

on

my

I

could clean the set.

"Lll try to keep up," she said as she a

problem," he replied.

selected her

own

cue.

into.

that is until

about making things interest-

end of the cue.

"How

asked.

I

figured what the hell?

If

he thinks he's as good as what he says,

wager wouldn't be

a problem.

"How about placing a small bet on the outcome." said. "Like who buys the I

rest

pool cue.

Fisher-Price Billiards

himself

a small

just

was an ugly word.

vinced that I was proficient

I

I

warn you that I happen to be somewhat skilled in the game," I said as to

The game was on and this poor fool had no idea what he was about to get

ing,"

de-

liked her laugh, but

Indeed, as a cartoon- watching, polyes-

keep up uith you,"

me

I

would try to find some less painful manner of doing so at our next stop. The Pub. Upon entering The Pub, we ordered a drink and found an empty table at which

"The

wasn't too bad either.

I

"Well, said.

him

cided that

think they're

Cruise

Color of Money" or something. Sickening. I agreed to his little challenge, but I neglected to

I screamed silently, as brew raced down my throat.

Lisa exploded with laughter.

up the road was the

warmth of the bar and were greeted by

to

SHAZAM! the red-hot

on.

right

obvious choice.

happen

lady, a

off.

him another drink and sug-

offered

gested

of the drinks tonight and where."

"Fine with me," he said.

46 Bars

Said

"I

want

to see

I

might have actually had her con-

I

in the

tried to chalk the

game, wrong

on the outcome," she correct

answer

found

me

and

The bars were packed after fall

said.

to this

would of

course had been "no," but a combination of alcohol

their test over a

beer at The Palms.

"So, would you care to place a wager

The

Celebrating the end of their rinals, Carla Bolles and Jen Nelson discuss

traditional

male ego

accepting her challenge.

-continued

se-

mester finals as

many students chose to celebrate before going for break.

home

Photo by

Jon Britten.


Miriylint; al

he

I

(

Tub

iatherin;;

hands

Koon and Wendy Hansen relax alter a Uiny «eek of classes. Pub Punch. Photo b> Jon Brilton.

lit I'lil)

Ki'\in

kno«n

lor their ii\mi specialt) drink.

around the juke box Theresa Perofeta, Akenese Nikolao and Daisy Semu select

a luni' at lluot

I

\*as

(

)iitback.

I

he ( )utbaik

aliinti «itli (lail\

|)r(i\

ided entertainment b> featuring different types

drink speeiaK. I'holo h\ Jon hritton.

Bars 47


Interpreted He

She Said what's going on

The game progressed pace.

wasn't

It

until

"Ok, " she

Sports Page."

at the

at a pretty

down

even

end

to the

of hand.

that things started getting out

boy could do was stand

All that poor

back and watch as

I

called them, sunk

"'What was that about the Sports questioned.

I

LOVE

much you

rather thought

know how

"I

country music,

we could

I

Molly's."

visit

Truly, he looked defeated. Not only

had he been publicly humiliated by a

about

the

if

where we go

ne.xt

and what we drink?"

And was

so the

game

able to hold

Actually

began.

my own

I

for the first

my hopes my companion

couple of shots. However,

tired

of the pace of play and decided to

run the table, ala Minnesota Fats.

Quick

to

claim the spoils of victory

she suggested

we go to Molly's where a

local country

band was playing.

Not

in a million

years would

have

I

female but he would be forced to endure

guessed such a devious mind lurked

more dancing. This time

behind those bright blue eyes and

it

was country

dancing and that was the best of Steve hated any and

music

all

even a hint of Southern charm

knowledge made

that

to

it.

ing smile. Using information garnered

had

from our conversations before we even

This

the victory even

was well past

the witching

hour and

before long the adventure would end. Not, however, until

dance

met for this evening she had contrived a plan that would not only force

my rythmn deficiency

reveal

Across the square to Molly "s we went. It

we had had

—Garth Brooks

the last

me

my

me

to

again, but

also endure country music.

Not being a poor

however,

loser,

opted to agree to Lisa's terms and

proceeded evening

I

I

we

to Molly's.

Molly's marked the

style.

After I'd finally been deposited on

allur-

all.

sweeter.

felt totally

time

first

all

out of my element.

for the first

Everyone was having a knee-slappin,

time what a truly great purpose the bars

boot-stompin good time as a scene

doorstep

it

can serve

occurred to

if

you look past

come

in

the surface.

who always

Sure there's the regulars

and order the same drink.

There's the idiots that

to

try

themselves and end up yacking

prove

all

over

the floor. But, there's a lot more, especially in a

town

this size.

The

bars in

Maryville are a great place to go un-

wind and

rela.K.

The owners

are

friendly and after only one or

many know you by name

always

two stops,

that's cus-

all, there may come a time when someone you hardly know ends up being a terrific friend,

tomer service. Best of

regardless of

if

there's never anything

more, there's always the chance there will be. "Ville,

Not bad

for a Friday night in the

don'tcha think?

— IJsa Renze

48 Bars

"How

said.

to pick

were quickly dashed as

them and beat him. Page?"

winner gets

Said

straight out of Bonanza unfolded before

me.

My

only consulation was that

well after midnight and

However, when

the

to

band announced

palpong provides

remained a good

sport.

close.

so, sadly, the I

masic for dancing or

it

actually wasn't so bad.

And

Outback

D.J. Kittipon Ting-

I

was a slow song and all I do was stagger around, so it

Thankfully

had

I

was

to dance.

might even avoid having the last dance,

it

thought

I

evening drew

regretted that

we

to a

did not get to

listening enjovTnent

on Over/Under nights.

The Outback

provided a chance

underaged

more of the bars, but thought that would give me an excuse to request the

dents to enjoy a bar

company of

young lady

atmosphere and a

our paths

wide range of musi-

see

this particular

on another occasion. Even

if

meet a second time, very least, had a great story to failed to

I

for

at the cal tastes.

stu-

Photo b)

tell.

—Sieve Rhodes

Todd

VVeddle.

i


Why Do We Go? some

.Allluuigii

Marwillc's night others there at

Jason Peterie plays a game of darts at Thf Oiilbiiik. Thf Oiilhiiik «as a popular pl.uc to pla> games, tiaturing dart hoards, pool tables, a pinhall inaehine and a Concentrating on

his aim.

foosbail table. Photo by

Bartenders

.lelT

lodd

W eddle.

Hoover and Heather

V oss stop to that with Scott

The Pub. Students frequented The I'ub for drink specials and the l'riendl\ atmosphere. Photo b\ ,|on Hrilton.

u

ihought thai

stLuicnts

was

ht'c

as aiw a\

a

s

a bit lacking, tor

good time

to

he found

the local bars.

ApopulaiuaN lodraw patrons to the local bars was through drink specials and theme nights which were ottered throughout the week. Specials at local bars ranged from discount

mug and

pitcher prices to offerings of food such

as pi//a.

These cheaper prices lured more than

Fl\ r at

onecollegesiudenllothebarinthemidi.lleol the

week.

J

draws

liked r.O.'s because of the quarter

and quarter

slices of pizza," Scott

Dorman

said.

The Pub was a drinking establishment which was frequented by many for its atmosphere. \\ e usually went to The Pub because it was nice and quiet." Shannon Guest said. The Pub also oftered 50 cent draw s on MonWednesday and Friday. This teature added

day.

to the popularity

"My I

was The Pub." Neal Van

went there because the people hung out w ith went there and they offered

Ersvelde said. that

of the bar.

tavorite bar "I

50 cent mugs."

The Pub had other and

daily specials such as $2

pitchers on Friday and Saturday.

$.^

It

also

ottered a bartender's choice held on Tuesday

and Thursday.

Another popular place

parly

to

was The

Outback. They offered 32 ounce beers for S on Mondav. and Tuesday brought progressive I

which increased

pitchers

in

value by 25 cents

each half-hour. Friday nights were all-youcould drink for $3 nights and Saturday was over/

under night with either a DJ or a band. "My favorite bar was The Outback because

1

could dance and meet up with friends that were not 2

1

Amy Wright said.

on over/under nights,"

Happy hour was

held daily

at

The Palms from

4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and 25 cents off was given on

On

drinks.

Fridays, free pizza

all

was offered along

with happy hour. Tuesday night brought 25 cent

draws from 9 p.m. to midnight. There were many reasons students ventured

to

the bars besides the drink specials.

"Usually

1

got a few friends together and went

on Friday and Saturday because the week," Nate Custer said. For some people, going specials

was not

"I didn't really

Malick

said.

it

was the end of

to the bar for drink

a concern.

care about the specials," Kevin

"Beer was the same wherever you

went."

Bars

in

Maryville provided an escape for older

students from the pressures of school. For stu-

who were not 2 the bars were a place dance and spend time with friends.

dents

1

,

— Katie llarri.<»on and Jim

to

Krabbo

Bars 49


To stay

in shape, Softball coach Gayla F.ckhoff uses the Fitness

Center.

Many faculty members

used the exercise

facilities

on

campus. Photo by Tony Micell.

Heather Regan rides to fitness in the Millikan Hall weight room. Many students exercised in the facilities in their

located.

residence halls because they were conveniently

Photo by Jennifer Dunlop.

50 Health

&

Fitness

Anne Berry snacks on in

carrots

the Deli. In addition to exer-

cising, eating healthy foods

important fit.

was

to being physically

Photo by Tonv Miccli.


Opportmiilies were

Kick

ealth EVERI

D\\

ddtined shorts, T-shirts.

sweat

tennis shoes and

hands and headed

Whether .ainkni

in oi ni tlie sjreat

made them

healthier and

tiiought exercise helped nie to re-

"I

m\

and

stress

me trom

\ented

it

said.

"It

1

Aerobics was another popular exercise

among

many residence

students and

Millikan Hall offered aerobics free of

day thru Thursday. Tiffany

Wade

Montaught

the classes on a volunteer basis and stu-

bined high and low

com-

impact aerobics,

Buns of "I

Wade

instructor,"

were many different

there

chance

tape.

to

design

said. ",So

my own

I

had the

workouts."

Aside from exercising, students stayed

studentscould use forexer-

Lamkin Gym had the track

workout

Steel

found out there was a need for an

through following a somewhat

lit

and basketball hoops on the second floor

healthy diet. Nutritious foods could be

and the Fitness Center and the varsity

the key to finding

"I

thought

first floor.

had a

it

lot to

"I

offer because

people could go running, play racquetball

and do about anything you could

think of,"

Beaumont

had something

said. "I

to offer

thought they

at

dence halls had

Lamkin their

were accessible

wanted

to

Gym most resi-

own

facilities that

who

to those students

do some

sort of exercise

w

ith-

didn't like to

do weight

training,"

IJsa Gasiorow ski said. "I used the

room

in

Hudson

during the

good dence

to

w inter months.

hall so

campus

I

in the

w eight

Hall for the treadmill I

thought

have weight rooms

much-needed energy.

eat

to

healthy because

when

I

did

better,"

Peterson said.

living

"It

longer,

it

was

in the resi-

price

pay for having

your body

to eat

triecl

_

_ _

_

liealtliy lie-

CaUSC wllCll

J f^J^ J^^_

^|jjj

9^

.

W^*

r>

Rt^ntl LflMdll

Peterson it

was

often easier to

sit

TV

didn't have to walk across

in front

middle of the night."

and eat chips, many students found

of the

that

Foster

going to the trouble of exercising and

participate for $18

Aquatic Center often centered around

eating well gave them the endurance they

a month. Photo by

water aerobics, a sport people of

Tonv

participated

and students could

Miceli.

Exercise

at

in.

the

Robert

P.

all

ages

needed

I

feel

good."

Although

"I

it

was just having your body feel good Exerc se three times a week to

•^^-^^^^^—

felt

I

Brian

was not a big

out leasing their halK. "I

tried

hadlittletodowith

everyone."

a student did not use one of the

If

weight rooms

class Monday through Friday

and

it

pre-

wa>s

dit't'erent

weight room on the

Steins taught the

was

thought everyone got satisfaction."

swimming were some popular

facilities that

good workout.

muscles, everybody enjoyed

it

toned

It

stretching, crunches (200 to 2.^0) and the

cise purposes.

gives students a

and

to (^5

ning, lifting weights, doing aerobics, hik-

On campus

aerobics class

anyone from 16

tor

charge to anyone on or off campus

forms of exercise.

led by l.ori Steins

was

good aerobic endurance.

dents chose to exercise. Jogging and run-

ing and

An

strenuous on the joints,"

less

feel

getting sick."

many

There were

me

just helped

Dina Beaumont

better,"

were

Michelle Kliegl said. "The |iarticipation

halls offered aerobics as a floor activity.

happier.

liese

they

thought

outdoors, nian\ that exercise

t)ut.

was inside

it

( 1\

to their

work

ta\orite place to

"Water aerobics was good because

DINTS

STl

anyone on a

abiiiulaiit for

to deal with college life.

1-'\1

l>\HI.Qll.ST

Health

&

Fitness 51


^Ui Kicking off tlieir \veel<end, students at the Outbacli socialize on a Friday night. The

Outback was among many bars frequented by students on weekends. Photo bv .Jon Britton.

is

V

Don Alexander and Diana Guentert work

at

McDonald's on a Saturday afternoon. Many students stayed in town to earn some extra money, instead of going home. Photo by Carol Dvmond.


No

or des])air for tlioso

loiK'liiic'ss

stiideiils

left

n the 'ViUe N(

)R

I

HVVKST

WAS PROB-

known more

abl>

for

its

cials

its

Many

syndrome than tor electronic campus. But

belie\ e

it

patronizing establishments such as the

Pub. T. O.'s and the Sports Page, social-

weekends.

dri\e tour to six hours Just to go

two days and gathering up

home

tor

dirtv clothes,

books and beauty supplies was often an inconvenience. Students also enjoyed the independence they inherited

and looked forward

to

in

college

weekends

in the

izing and "having a few." I'nlike students to

was

it

a hassle to go

had

Kelli Lovitt said. "I

Friday and

Many

dn\e

home."

to pick

that long ride

up on

home."

students took on jobs that re-

quired them to stay

in

town on

the

week-

ends.

worked

at

Molly's Saturday nights

it

sible for them to go home. Gordon Fernando, a Malaysian

Students Organization. His house be-

came

to be

some

sort

of acti\

ity to

with alfer the time card had been

each othei's houses lor mo\ie

at

Weekend meals

vorite

Kfn ng j; li t movies «as often a n

i

t

.

i

cheap means of en-

who

Maryville. Photo by Tony Miceli.

1

eating, they

gather and

at

compared

liked because of

"They said. "It it

was

its

a

location.

was cheap and convenient since on campus."

in

go home,''

r s

special

to big cit-

weren't bad." Scott Englert

right

were

it

hassle to

Northwest.

Weeke nde

To me

was a

tell sto-

about their homes and about

homes might have been somewhere

Yoder said. Students also w cut to the C APs-sponsored movies at the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center, which many students

(.1,

would

breed. Their real

it

^___^^^^_^^

dish. After

was

bad and

ies." Sheila

spent

their ueel\cnds in

(Twin Cinema

that weren't that

not that expensive

tertainment for stu-

dents

as old

consisted of foods

fa-

their experiences

v\

over the

homelands and students from

prepared their

soon after they were released.

«ateh on a Friday

their

and maybe a feu beers. The Missouri Tu in Cinema in downtown Mary\ille also featured movies

"It

and was

"We had an international Bible study on Friday evenings." Fernando said. "Then we'd all get together and cook

marathons complete with popcorn, po-

MKuies

all

world on weekends.

ries

but they got

activity

with people from

different cultures

tato chips

to

hub of ISO

way."

gated

se-

the

often tilled

wouldn't have gone home much any-

punched. Sometimes students congre-

movie

was

stu-

the president ol International

from

rela,\

a

a matter of choice.

something special."

1

There had

lect

a job. for international

was not

it

did not want

jusi

Many were as far as S.OOO miles away was imposfrom home and financiallv

I

Troy Winkler

who

had some extra spending money." Neal Van Ersvekle said. "But probably so

R()h\n Kooper and

go home or had

students

dent,

•Ville.

"To me

throughout the night.

spent a fair part of their weekends

stu-

students had to

Nhui_\

virtually

in the

some

or not,

'Ville tor the

"1

bars where they could enjoy drink spe-

suitcase

dents actually stayed

^

ing from Friday afternoon classes to the

Kelli

Lovitt -^^^^^^—^—

northwest Iowa,

or even the islands

of Japan, but their lives

were based

in

Maryville. These

students did not pack up and run

home

every weekend, but instead stayed

town they could

call

in a

home.

Students also found themselves dart-

Left In the 'Ville 53


Roberta Hall and Lamkin Gymnasium undergo

enffivations The hum of jackhammers and the purr ofelectric drills

were expected

the air at

Northwest

in the

summer

as electri-

cians,

plumbers and con-

to

fill

struction workers gave

Lamkin Gymnasium and Roberta Hall a face

According

lift.

Warren Gose, vice was

to

president for finance, construction set to

begin sometime between June and

July.

"Both Lamkin

were scheduled

Gym and Roberta Hall

to be closed the

day

after

for the

would come out of a building budget. Bonds would be issued, which meant the University would be borrowrepairs

ing money.

The bonds would be put out

on the market for people

on and

to bid

would be paid off

in

about 20 years

through an increase

in

student fees for

"When the dorm has been renovated and opened up again, the student fees to live in that

dorm would

for the interest

increase to pay on the bonds," Slater said.

"This would not effect students living

new wiring and plumb-

was also planned to add

ably be creeping up

over campus any-

way."

Lamkin Gym was another facility that was scheduled to receive renovations

According to Gose, Roberta would be

and a groundbreaking ceremony was held near the end of February to give the

changes

to the

bathrooms.

to

some of

meantime, students

the

walls, with

who

in

the

normally

re-

sided in Roberta

would be housed elsewhere on campus or in

^^^^

project an official kick-off.

Plans for the facility included adding

women from

Roberta chose

relocate off campus, others wanted to find a

place where all

be together,"

to

many home

was extend

to the north,

the tennis courts," Slater said.

been planning

to put air

it

out

almost to

"They had

conditioning

be living off campus, but for

'^'^

who wanted to stay

campus, we were trying

find a place

to

where we could all

be together," Kelli Mahoney,

all

the building

and provide a

lot

in

more space

Expected cost for renovations of the girls would

pha, said.

With

Gym

players."

housing chairman for Alpha Sigma Al-

Roberta,

Lamkin

for students, rather than just for varsity

those of us

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

to

about twice as long

similar to the one they had in

"Some

said .^â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

do

on campus where they could have a living arrangement Roberta.

Malioney

ex-

tending the building to the north. "Essentially what they were going to

Although some of the

ing to find a

new fencing and

air conditioning,

Maryville.

try-

we could

all

in

rooms and

It

slight

^

future Roberta residents.

other dorms, although fees would prob-

closed for about one year and

the plans for these repairs to

many people were concerned

about where funding for the project

54 Renovations

Slater, presi-

money

At a cost of $3.5 million, major repairs were planned for Roberta, such as adding ing.

Kelli

dent of Faculty Senate,

school closed in May," Gose said.

air conditioning,

"We were

would come from. According to Dr. David

gymnasium was projected at $5.5

to the

million

and would be paid for by each student

as

an addition to their student fees.

surrounding these

many

proje'cts

due

re-

views the architec-

Although there was some controversy high costs,

Warren Gose

to the

students supported the

tural

the

drawings for

Lamkin

Gym

renovations. The project was ex-

improvements and Roberta Hall and Lamkin Gym were expected to look better as well as be more comfortable and

pected to be fully completed by February of 1995.

accessible to students.

Photo by Tony

P ATRIC

I

\

HI A\nKI,l.-S(

III

KK tMi>

Miceli.


I'tiiMTsitx Presidt'nt I)f;in Hiihbiird speaks at Ihc

yrdiitulhriakiiit;

iercmon\ Hie .

Ki'h.

I.amkin Cwii

25 iiTenioii) ÂŤas tht oiricial

htuinnin;; ot the ri'tKnalion projctt. I'hoto by Jon Britton.

ffl

i

-tlv

lil ==?^*_S S Robtrtall;illiss(.luduk'<lt()closiMa\ will

ifl^.iij

Mtor ren(Âťvations.Thi'hall

he closed for one year, causing the sororities to have to find

housing elsewhere. Photo by Tony Miceli.

Renovations 55


Students find comfort and direction through

orshi p Stress. It

was there every

day. every hour, almost every

minute of a college student's

Lord through singing with the Laura

Street Baptist Church's choir "Highest

they were able to alleviate

Call." Macintosh thought that involve-

through God. Whether

stress

it

was through a weekly Bible study, Sunday morning church

ment

in a

made

her belief in

was

"It

choir was special because

God

a praise time during

which we

sang certain songs that reinforced

residence hall room, religion was often

beliefs,"

one constant

that

students"

in

ever-

lives.

Brian Sparks thought that having a per-

God

sonal relationship with

helped him

cope with the stresses of college being a

newcomer

"I felt like

Northwest.

was so

it

home," Sparks

I

and

God called me to come here,

even though

stressful, but

to

life

I

could talk to

knew

far

away from

"Sometimes

said.

it

was

through prayer

that

God and knew

he had a

purpose for me."

Shanygne Mortimore thought many students were trying to

fill

a void in their

and Christ was her answer. Through her faith, Mortimore said she always lives

_^^_

shared

"Parties and alcohol weren't

going

the gospel

to

fill

Mortimore

the void in life,"

said.

"For

me only

Christ could do that. With

through the arts,"

Kevin Gulhckson

Christianity the

were

better

good things

and the bad things

ganization helped

many

House

stu-

dents find a network of people

and friends they could

-^^â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

Maher

said

tried to offer

the

trust.

Newman

more programs than

before with more student input.

help students feel

life,"

at

Maher

"Community between people was

tried to

home. The Center

provided Sunday fellowship suppers and sponsored the Wesley Foundation Celebration

music

Team,

a group that performed

Wesley Center fellowships and other functions. They also offered counat

seling to assist students in need.

"Our focus was to respond to the needs of students, whetherthey were Methodist or other denommations," Ehiers said.

"We

do things

tried to

that

would

suit

their needs."

Hebrew

Kolaiah,

for "the voice of

God," was a drama and mime group that performed at various functions on campus and in the Maryville area and Kevin Gullickson hoped the group would

perform

in

Omaha

later

He made a

or Kansas City.

said their performances often

difference to audiences.

me

shared the gospel through the

Gullickson said. "Kolaiah helped

arts,"

to

drama

mime and my relation-

develop leadership, skills

and improve

ship with Christ."

Religion could be found in many forms on campus, from music and drama to counseling students who had problems to

cope with.

No

matter the activity,

gion was important and

"Being active with religion could give

you more direction with said.

Co-director of the Wesley Center,

Marjean Ehiers, said the Center

"We

involved with a religious or-

my

always came

mood because of the songs and the attitude of worship."

weren't so bad."

Michael Maher, Newman House director, thought being

said. "I

out of rehearsal in a good

found peace, even at the end of a stressful college day.

Macintosh

it

stronger.

services or simply worshipping alone in a

changing

56 Religion

Danielle Macintosh stayed in tune with the

and many students found

ife

"We

the key to happiness."

made

sure that the Lord

many

reli-

students

was included

in

their lives.

ClIKHIK ThOMA.S


IUik> Harold piiparts a howl

ol'ihill at llic \\

isk\ (iiittr.

riie

and pro\idid stuPhoto hy Ton) Miceli.

Cfiittr luUI tVllo«slii|) suppers taili Siinda>

dents with a place to share their laith.

At the '•('ariipus-wide Meeliti;; of ( liristians." Klizaheth (raw lord pla\s piano. The e\enl «as designed to hrinn students of all religions together to worship. I'hoto !)> .jenniler Dunlop.

President of North Central Bible Collese, Don Artjue, speaks to students and faculty in the IniNersity Conference (enter. Ar^ue

came

to

Northwest for a week's worth of meetings during; "Reli-

gious Kmphasis Week." Photo by Chris Tucker.

Religion 57


Students brave the winds and faced long, cold

Davs

inter As FLUFFY SNOWFLAKES fell and the mounds of snow piled up, many students remembered winters of years past when the temperato the gioiind

ture

had reached the

7()s

in

February and students had been able

to

wear shorts be-

fore spring break.

But as

this year's

arrived in record

were too busy

winter

snow

the

hit,

amounts and students were

to reminisce; they

to class.

Colden Hall for

a couple of hours.

When

came out a bunch of snow had fallen and there was a big mound of it on the left side of my car. As pulled out over the mound and was getting ready to take off, a car came up over that hill and slid right into me. He tried to stop, but it was just too 1

I

Christopher Kates said.

slick,"

surprised by the small

Jason Fleming

.said. "I

was

"During

that

number of

acci-

afternoon snowfall

in

playing basketball outside in 70 degree

February there were a few accidents as

weather

last

people got out and started to go home,"

cold

over and there was a

all

February. This year

was more

it

lot

Keith Wot)d, director of Maryville Public

With the bad weather came problems,

Safety, said. "But the next day people

either

began

to figure out they couldn't

especially those related to malfunction-

get around in the weather or they

ing vehicles. Students often found them-

conditions and adjusted accordingly, be-

selves missing class because of cars that

cause there were very few accidents."

would not start. "The weather was especially hard on

just

my

^^___

car," Jeannie Neit/el said.

"There were many times when

really

wouldn't

it

caused

a depressing

me

start,

which

miss class.

to

nearly got frostbite on

hands twice while trying

time for

I

my

to fix

people," Dr.

24-hour

out the season.

Trudging

cloudiness and fog on top of the snow.

to class ice,

through the

many in

students

an unde-

I

head

hit

an I

to

Fleming

face,"

stopped and

down air

keep the wind said. "All of a

pocket and the wind

fell flat

on

my

butt."

Driving conditions were also affected

by the adverse weather.

much

English, said. "There was so

Visibility for driving

really

was bad and

a depressing

time for

it

was

many

people."

was walking to class on a really windy day, so had my "I

I

15 inches fell in a

in

May, professor of

sirable position.

sudden

Up to

some areas and lightning accompanied the snow. There was also a large amount of fog and clouds throughperiod

winter was very un-

Ifiay

my

sas City received their largest snowfall in

63 years.

this

found themselves

off

The cold and snow were felt throughwhen in late February Kan-

out the state

"The weather

snow and

^^^^â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

the

usual," Dr. Leland

_ _

said.

saw

Walking proved to be a dangerous activity for some.

it."

many

58 Winter

front of President

in

dents and problems caused by the snow.

way

fall

snow."

Leland

was parked

"This winter was really bad compared to last year,"

was

"I

Hubbard's house and had been inside of

Maryville Public Safety officials were

their

It

fender-

in

down on

simply struggling not to

(.<,

found themselves involved

benders that were unavoidable.

Some

motorists

Winter was a many, but the

difficult

season for

as spring break lurked

around

comer, temperatures began

to rise

The snow

along with students'

spirits.

and cold began

away and students

silently

to fade

prayed that next winter would be

warmer.

v*^-A


Miir.willi' Public Safet>

helps

Tammy

Muudlin

re-

lONtT luT tar. Matidlin rctiiriud trotn Christmas

Break and dise(i\ered that her ear had slid oul ol the Koberta Hall parking lot. Photo by Don Carrick. Delta

Si^ma Phi members Mike GalTney. Bill (had Johnson and Tim Brinks enyaye in a

Piir\ianee,

f;ame of warhail. Warniiny temperatures thawed out the ehill ot "inter and na\e students the ehanee to

enjoy the snoÂŤ that ÂŤas on the ground. Photo

l)y

Michael ReilT.

Clearing the way for students

is

made

easier b\ (tne of Knviron-

mental Service's snowplovvs. As students returned to Northwest for the spring term, they were greeted by a blast of cold weather.

Photo by Jack

\ aught.

Buried under snow, this car was left in a Maryville emergency route. Winter weather stopped many students in their tracks, as snow and ice made driving hazardous. Photo by Jack

snow

Vaught.

Winter 59


Awareness and controversy lead students to dispute

bortion I' ^ was not

^_^^^^^^k

meant ditterent things to different people. Whether it

that

^^^^^^^^B ^^^^B implied an alternative ^^^^H women who were M ^^^^H trouble, or murder ^^^^^^1 those who opposed ^^^ abortion was very

outraged some;

it

saved others;

it

to

real.

States

pick

Shanygne the government should

Miller said. "I

woman

it,

made

when she

It

affected

Supreme Court ledemand in 1973

much

po-

Many hailed

and social discontent.

especially those involved in the

felt

the decision herself

cided to have sex in the

first

really

place.

de-

She

should have thought of the consequences

When

it

come down

did

to considering

alternatives other than abortion, al-

though the options were limited,

all

were

viable. "I

many ways

thought there were

woman

a

could get through an unplanned

equal rights movement. Other groups

pregnancy other than by having an abor-

called legalized abortion a travesty and

tion," Miller said.

protested

people wanting to adopt babies, and

it

heavily.

According

book

to the

by

Life Stories

"There were always

keeping the baby was also something

D.C. Reardon, more than 16 million

think about.

women

important to these situations."

have had abortions since 1973.

This large number has brought about

much awareness and

controversy over

the past 20 years, and

groups have made

_^__^_^^^^

"I did uiiderstaiKl diat

was

very ti'ainiiatic to women,''

Wke Peterson

either support or

.

that

if

would

activist

its

denounce

advocates.

pro-life

and pro-choice supporters

often rallied to protest in larger cities

such as Kansas City, Des Moines and Omaha. Although these protests made national news, many students thought

issue

Rogers

still

e.xisted in circles of

women

these displays did not dissuade

from having abortions.

worsened the "Those

If

anything, they

situation.

women

abortion had said.

going

in there for

an

made up their minds." "The pro-life people

conversation and church sanc-

wouldn't change a significant number of

tuaries throughout town.

minds by standing out there. The women were scared enough and seeing protest-

"Being pro-choice, lieved that

woman's the

that

telling a

it

tart

be-

should be the

right to

choose and

government would name of America by woman what to do,"

Michelle Rogers said.

abortion

I

became

illegal,

"I felt

women

going to back-alley butch-

ers."

On

Both

to

thought prayer was also

I

The argument over abortion has not been as vivid on campus and in Marvyille as it was in some larger cities, but the

ruin the

said.

many

their mission to

it

abortion and

ers only frightened

Protesting fective

times

end of the spectrum, there that abortion

way

it

them more."

was not always

the

most

to deal with abortion.

was best

counsel

to

ef-

Some-

women

in

"I

thought the

A bus stop bench outside of an

Omaha

abortion

clinic advertises for

the pro-life side of (he abortion issue.

trouble.

way

abortion protestors

worked was terrible," Miller said. "All was enhance a woman's decision

that did

to

the other

were students who believed

60 Abortion

me

Christian beliefs helped

have some control, but the

legalized abortion as a step forward for

alx>rtion

"My

the pro-life side of the issue,"

then, before she got pregnant."

with Roe vs. Wade, triggering

women,

with

to

galized abortion upon

litical

women

for

in

most everyone.

The United

answer

the

unplanned pregnancies.

have an abortion.

I

thought people

should have been willing to take them -continued

Silent protests

such

as these were popu-

because they reached a large number of people. Photo by Tony lar

Miceli.

SO

IX)


Abortion 61


62 Abortion


i%l»oi*tioim iiUii ihcii

homos,

talk lo

Iht'iii

-continued

prohibited counselors

one on one

funded clinic from offering inlormation about abortion lo

them.'

pregnancy counseling.

One

side ol the abortion issue often it

aft'ected

men.

Abortion was seen as a woman's issue,

Clinton said ence.

was

not often con-

it was not the man who was pregnant. Howe\er. men did ha\e feelings when it came to abortion. "It was true that a man could not truly relate to what a pregnant woman was going through." Mike Peterson said. "But did understand that abortion was

women.

very traumatic to

every it

thought that

1

woman should have a choice when

came to abortion, but I also thought that

women who birth control

They

goat.

used abortion as a form of

were just using

it

The politics involved

in

abortion were

it

did not present

"Every

woman

went the

to a clinic for help."

woman did not w ant her child and w as

forced to have

it,

she would have ended

up resenting

in

most cases."

it

Clinton also

lifted restrictions

begin funding medical

to

Wade. Many

re-

Alzheimer's.

Many

it

and were concerned about

would ha\e on

their na-

people had opinions

they

would do

if

they were in that situation, but

the federal govern-

would

than a rally outside a medical

have had detrimental effects on our soci-

clinic or a lecture in a college

"Women w ould have

classroom. .Abortion was a

thought that

if

it

ment made abortion ety," Peterson said.

illegal,

it

continued to have abortions even

whether they «ill keep or abort the

were

baby. Although some women had

well have

made sure it stayed legal and Government should have had very

faced with an unplanned preg-

safe.

nancy.

their partner's sup-

little

control o\er

port in dealing with

tions."

Photo illustration by Jon Brltton.

fetal

search using aborted fetal tissue to help

was not that simple. The issue was much deeper

With

on

tissue research, allowing the federal gov-

options concerning

unplanned pregnancies, many others were left to make the decisions by themselves.

they

said. "If

AIDS, diabetes, Parkinson's and

vs.

and on women.

illegal,

when

Rogers

knew what

"1

of

should have been pre-

sented with the same choices

come tion

all

their options to them.

on abortion and thought they

illegal

lifted

was unfair

unlock the mysteries of diseases such as

the effects that

many

since

this law

was just a matter of time thought would once again beabortion before that

faced with

women

students

"gag rule"

it

Court overturning Roe

unplanned pregnancies may also be

to

some

confer-

to the issue of the .Supreme

often very heated, especially

faced with

when

to see the

because they thought

ernment

for their actions."

came down

were pleased

as a scape-

weren't taking responsibility

in a tele\ ised press

•Abortion advocates and

sidered because

1

federally

"Our vision should be of an America w here abortion is safe and legal but rare,"

and the way men

felt

any

women w ho came in for

ahoul ihcir decision and reach out lo

overlooked was how

Women

in

if

they

so the government might as

women

in

these situa-

personal matter that had to be dealt with

No

matter

by each

,,^_^_ (.<:

I tlioii^it

way alxjrtion protestors

woriied was teirilile,"

woman

how many

stu-

Sliaiiygne

Miller sakl.

dents took sides on the aborthe

new administration in the it did not seem as though

White House,

tion issue, the real decision fell

^^^—i

on the shoulders of the pregnant

President Clinton lifted

woman. Whether she saw abortion as the solutionorchosetocarry her child, it was up to her to make the final decision.

the "abortion gag rule," a legislation that

—Jemfkr Gathercoi.k

abortion activists had to worry about their

cause becoming

ond day

die

in office.

illegal.

On

his sec-

Abortion 63


'mwin^ Kelly Durbin chats with

Dan Wetzel

Brown Shoe Fit Company at Career Day. The event enabled students to make contacts with companies they wanted to work for. Photo by Scott Jenson. of

Pat Gregory of Champs Sports shows his company's display to Scott Wilson. Career Day allowed businesses to get publicity and

inform students of job opportunities. Photo by Scott Jenson.

64 Career Da\


Employers are on

liaml for sliuleiits

on the

ob Hunt Graduation was jist iinuind the corner for many and

siLidenis

tiiiding a career

u as the next rung on the ladder oflite. With thechanging

economy tiiiding a job became more and more ot achalcnge. to

help future graduates find contacts to in their field

of study, by

holding the Spring "93 Career Day. Businesses from

all

over the Midwest came

with brochures and information for pro-

Jonathan Vennerstrom was to represent the

at the fair

graduate program for the

University of Nebraska's College of

Pharmacy. The school was present hopes of gaining enhanced their

in

visibility for

were here trying

to recruit poten-

graduate students for the College of

Pharmacy." Vennerstrom said. "Wc looked for people who would be potentially interested in

an education

in

the

Having graduate schools present Career Day proved

in

to

at

be useful to some

who attended. Ange Fisher w ent

order to speak w

ith a

graduate school

would ha\e liked to attend. "I had a school in mind that w anted to go to and knew they were supposed to

that she

1

K-Mart's area recruiter, Ksther talks Schm 1 about job opportui

nities

with junior

for seniors, the

day

also proved to be

helpful to under-

who were

looking for internships

that highlightetl their activities,

leadership positions and experience

way

made them

that

I

be here," Fisher said. "1 put a

lot

of

thought into coming and talking w

ith

the

and summer

school. UnlortunatclN they did not

make

it."

Also present

at

Career Day were two

branches of the military, the U.S. Marine

Corps and

the U.S. Air Force.

The armed

forces were not necessarily looking for

people

to enlist, but rather to gain

visibility

more

"A good resume was ditfercni. stood New \'ork Life

out," Brent Gillmore of said. "It

could have been the paper color

oreven the

print style.

had been active

fairs

were

William Carter

jobs. Photo by Scott

us."

Jenson.

Force said.

really important to Jr.

"We wanted

of the U.S. Air to get the

It

in their

well as doing well

in

showed

that they

communities, as

academia.

I

would

have looked for them being very in

campus

activities,

in-

showing

leadership capabilities and what they had

done w

ith their lives

so far."

Although Career Day was not designed to represent students from every

some

major,

students used the event to

contacts for the future.

Family Management major .Amanda

Wessel was able

to line

up a possible

internship through attending CareerDay.

"Career Day may have helped find an intern-

"Career

ship for the sum-

mer and enable me to find a

chance

get experience

my

fail's

were

to in

reaOy impor-

field of study."

Wessel

said.

tant to us,"

Students found

Career Day beneficial

in

helping

them make contacts w ith employers and let them know what to expect when they entered the

William Carter Jr. said.

working world. Even if students

did not find their dream job through

at-

tending Career Day. the event did present

and recognition.

"Career

in a

stand out from other

students.

1 ,

Maria Reno. Although Career Day was designed more

classmen

resume

a

me

area of pharmacy."

students

hiring."

before attending Career Day w as prepare

make

program.

"We tial

still

important thing students had to do

volved

employees.

.spective

An

It

Northwest's Career Services tried

land a job

we were

out that

many

options, ideas and contacts for the

future.

word

Career Day 65


R

Heather Culjat and Todd Weddle share a drink at ASAP. The two often went there just to sit and talli. Photo by Jon

oftheir dates watching television. Photo by

Britton.

Laura

soft

66 Dating

Tony Torrez and Dawn Milburn watch TV in a friend's room. The couple spent most Riedel.

C


I

Couples find

roiiiaiice

redefined while

at ill g

f/A

From roses and romance to TV in the residence halls, the dating

scene varied from couple to

Not knowing what some students were

:ouple. to expect,

urprised by their dating encoun-

Romance was an importani element

in

"My

boyfriend

bad about not being

fell

able to go to the park for our picnic

because

was raining, so he impro-

it

vised." Clerissa prised

me and

Udey

said.

"He

sur-

set up the picnic in the

room. There was a blanket on the

floor, a

picture he drew of the park, and he fixed

lamp

to look like a fire."

Being romantic was not always the

number one

Being yourself was

priority.

"Dating

at

Northwest was more of a

casual thing," Curtis Heldstab said.

"People were open-minded and

it

was

Traditional dating pus, especially

was not seen on cam-

when

it

came

Many women

for the date.

to

paying

felt

they

should sometimes pick up the tab. "I did not think that a guy should have

pay for the whole date,"

said. "I

li-

brary, Lori Ford

and Chris Oeason

spend time to-

gether.

Many

come any girls.

Amber Smith

thought that each person should

boyfriend and

1

would go dow n

Joseph and go shopping, eat

We

Roetman

said.

an

at

to

Bo-

"Miniature golf was the

could gloat

Road

until the next

who wanted more

than what Maryville

offered. "If

w anted to do any thing different on I would have to go out of town,"

1

a date

Mike Loper said. "Maryville did not have much to offer for the dating scene." Dating also had

its

downfalls

among

"My

worst date had

the

same

said.

"I

could do

that

in

my own

room."

No

matter how

good

or bad the

date turned out to

be.

responsible

seriously.

boat."

Students often spent time together

in

me was

to sit in the

to

be

when we

would go back to my date's house and we would watch television the w hole night."

thing students took

all in

usual date for

match."

necessary for students

trips v>.ere

easier for the guys than the

were

competed whoever won

against each other and

dating was some-

own way. Money

the residence halls instead of going out.

"A

"My St.

did not

pay for their at the

it

all-day event.

Mylane Morgan

easier to be yourself."

Studying

to St.

to take their dates

Joseph or Kansas City, making

students.

also highly rated.

to

Anne Johnson Many students chose

rollei-skatnig,"

greatest because v\e always

dating to some.

I

go

said.

nanza, and play miniature golf," Corinne

ters.

the

to Pagliai's to eat or

"I

was taught

to

be responsible for

my

^^-^^^^——^—

"I was

taught to be responsible for

my

date," Justin

Brandow

date." Justin

was not as impor-

Most students chose to stick around campus due to a lack of entertainment

said. Brandow said. "1 ^^""^^""^^^ always made sure my date would get home safe and sound," Dating was a fact of life at Northwest. Whether the date was romantic, casual,

tant as the quality.

options in Maryville.

or a disaster, students did not stop trying

Photo by Kelli

"The only things there were to do in Maryville was to go to the movies or go

to find

couples learned that the quantity of

room and watch movies and just and have a good time," Dawn

person' s talk

Milburn time spent together

Chance.

said.

someone

to

spend time with.

—Jknmfkr Spiegki.

Dating 67


Adding excitement

to the 'Ville, various

performers did their best to entertain us.

Giving us a change of pace

in music,

Mattea's spring concert was the

first

Kathy

country-

pop performance on campus and Color

Me

Badd' s doo-wop sound differed from the usual rock concert.

Steven Wright's off-the-wall humor caused

many

of us to give the usual thought a second

thought and comedic magicians Penn

& Teller

dazzled us with their daring and sometimes bizarre tricks.

Proving that our students were just as

tal-

During the fall of Adam

and Eve. the serpent,

ented, those in the theater department enter-

played by Jim Rush,

intimidates

tained us with their productions of Story Theatre

and

A Company of Wayward

played by Kent Andel.

This was the

Saints.

Adam,

first seg-

ment of the play

Whatever the event,

it

seemed

there

was

that

the characters per-

formed for the Duke.

always something

68 Entertainment Division

to

keep us entertained.

Photo by Tony Miceli.


# p

\

/


Sharing commitment. Discussing motivational techniques with the audience. Bill Walton shares his career story. Walton, a CBS sportscaster, traveled across the country speaking about motivational skills to student athletes.

Photo by Jon Britton.

Sparks are

flying. Former U.S. Attorney General Edwin Meese heatedly debates the issue of racism in the criminal justice system. Meese believed that there was little, if any, such racism. Photo by Jon Britton.

Quick rebuttal. ACLU president Nadine Strossen gives a response Meese shares his opinion. Stros.sen insisted that the criminal justice system was racist and discriminatory. Photo by Jon Britton. after

70 Distinguished Lecturer Series


With

new ideas running

thrdiigh the

minds of students who had adopted the

iiijii,

Ws

attitude of the "we"' geneia-

i:,neore Presentations brought forth the Dis-

tinguished Lecturer Series. These lecturers

brought innovative ideas and urged us to make

"There were two keys said.

"One,

\

career. Twii.

Walton

lo success,"

You had to live your commitment. You had ti) have the isualization.

drive and abilitv to win every ing to take the chance

when

it

moment. Be presented

will-

itself."

Hoping toconv nice students theiropinion was Meese and Nadine Strossen

decisions about topics affecting the world

the right one. lidvvin

around

took the stage to debate whether or not the

us.

Dr. Jean Kilbourne spoke

to students

about the

implications ad\ ertising and mass media had on

'Alcohol was selling fantasies and advertising the

"I felt that

lice,"

society.

w as

criminal justice system in America was racist.

way

Through

they were doing

it."

Kilbourne

a slide presentation she

devices advertisers used to

message was

said.

showed

the

products. Her

sell

a simple one; explicit advertising

"The purpose of

the

media w as

to sell us, the

"We were

the product."

Many

ictimi/ed by po-

v

systems

in

our country-one for whites, and one

very different one

ft)r

minorities."

Meese, former U.S. Attorney General under

Ronald Reagan, strongly disagreed.

"The

facts that

Ms. Strossen presented were

simply not true," Meese said. "There was no

increased the rate of alcohol purchases.

population, to companies," she said.

minorities were

Strossen said. "There were two justice

students seemed to agree with some thought she overlooked a

in our justice system." Thedebate, moderated by David McLaughlin, associate professor of government, gave each

racism

which they were allowed

speaker 15 minutes

in

Kilbourne, but

to introduce their

view and each gave

few things.

minute

",She did a

good job presenting one

story, but she did not touch base

how they felt about alcohol Wilson

in

side of the

on the media and

adv ertising," Jody

A

Some facts the

students had a hard time believing the

two provided.

found

it

hard

"They both

quently contradicted themselves."

students and student athletes.

battled directly at each other, both

"Make

the

most out of

gets

life;

of person

commit," Walton

who

goes out and

at stu-

dents in sports and he offered words of advice for a successful

life.

said.

fre-

Although Meese and Strossen eventually gave the

audience food for thought.

Through

the exploration of

new

ideas and

facts the Distinguished Lecturer Series helped to

what they want."

Walton's lecture was aimed primarily

Strossen,"

Meese or

to believe either

Dave Walden

The importance of a positive mental attitude was something that CBS sports broadcaster Bill Walton hoped to impress upon the minds of

said. '"Be the type

a six

question and answer period

immediately followed the debate.

"I

said.

rebuttal.

provide learning experiences to mokl the minds of the future. .Jennifer

Mahoney

INFORMATIVE

SPEAKERS LECTURER SERIES Distinguished Lecturer Series 71


Drastic Techniques.

A

college professor keeps his

students in line by using an attitude of "Learn or Die," in his classroom.

shot his students

Throughout the scene, the professor who refused to learn. Photo by Jon

Britton.

Divine Counseling.

Mary and Joseph

riage counselor about problems occuring ily life.

The

skit

was

a favorite

visit a

mar-

m their fam-

among show-goers.

Photo by Jon Britton.

Encouraging interaction. An

actor explains the miprovisations and invites the audience to participate in (he show. The crowd was urged to provide different sentences to the cast to help the actors perform their

skits.

Photo by Cher Teague.

72 The Second City


Hjfe*

The

not tilled to capacity,

it

to matter to the four actors and two

seem

City,

life

tt)

form the

entire

satired political, religious

show. The

which enlisted

the help of the audience.

actors took a quote

created their ov\n

tences to the actors

At another time, the

to

a story out of

Moore

said.

"That w as different.

in in\()l\ ing the

It

really

helped

was a

particular favorite

can.

really

good

Jackson thought the actors did well with the

"They were especially good with thinking and speaking when put on the spot," Jackson said. a tw

audience was tion of the

ist

It

to the

show, actors claimed the

and went into a different sec-

art

audience while carrying out the scene.

Jackson

said. "It

was

different.

might not have went over too well with some

people

who

weren't too familiar with acting

though."

Jackson's favorite scenario was

when the colw ith learning.

Joseph \isiting a counselor because of problems

lege professor threatened students

occuring within their marriage.

Heclaimed

The Second City originated in Chicago in 19.'i9. Since the birth of The Second City, the

students did not learn, they were shot.

group had traveled throughout the country put-

keeping his

on shows for a wide range of audiences, including numerous university tours. Their

ting

travels

have taken them from California

to

it

was

a life or death situation. If the

This particular scene gave Jackson ideas for

"I

class,

am

own

going

classes interesting.

to find a squirt

and shoot the students

gun, bring

that

said.

ers.

students and faculty at Northwest.

Lisa Gasiorowski had the opportunity to see in a different

atmosphere.

sit in

it

to

the back

of the room and talk through class," Jackson

Washington D.C., and past members that include Dan Aykroyd, John Candy and Joan Riv-

The Second City

skills.

and slow timing

improvisations.

"I liked that,"

One skit that involved Mary and

Van Camps bean

parts

throughout the show," Jackson said.

audience."

The curtains opened with the funeral of a man who had passed away because his head became stuck in a

were some slow

Adding

improvisations the best." Laura

instructor, said he felt

The Second City was entertaining, but

there

the various quotes. "I liked the

just adequate.

"Although the actors had

throw different sen-

w ho then made

was

somewhat slow.

from the audience and

skit.

audience v\as in\ited

that

and everyday

and the group performed improvisational

skits

The

talent

it

Glen Jackson, speech

to

"Saturday Night Live," eomhined unrelated

from the

Although The Second City was a hit with Moore and Gasiorov\ski. there were some who felt

which was compared

better at

said.

Northwest because of

the ditt'erent college-oriented skits."

The Second

scenes

good," Gasiorowski

Linn Port'orniing Arts Center. Al-

actresses from Chicago.

acts

really

"They were even

though the theater was did not

"They were

The Second City once

return ot

again brought laughter to the Mar>'

The Second City was once again a hit with The Saturday Night Live-based show left students looking forward

to their return.

Kathy Hisjdon

THE SECOND CITY The Second City 73


Autumn campus. Winds blow

often brings subtle changes to cooler, leaves

crunch and crackle under the steps of

weary students, and the countdown

to

Christmas

pleased with the opportunity toentertain indoors

on campus. "I

was happy anytime we did a show

percussionist Tre Balfour said.

break begins.

control then."

Then something comes along to give a muchneeded break in the routine. With the announce-

slowed down the pace

ment of

the fall concert featuring

Badd, the need for variety tensified on

"We

in

Color

in-

Me Badd

May," Kim Carton, president of CAPs.

in

said.

looking for something different."

intermission.

Emcee Jonathan

Phillips took the

Badd. this after

get a beat going. lights

stage as a

We

me." Phillips all

came

dimmed and

Color

said. "Let's

fog enveloped the

booming voice rang

"Here they

out,

Me

Badd!"

Me Badd took the stage and excitement the crowd. In their very

first

headlin-

ing tour since being an opening band for Paula

Abdul, Color

Me Badd

put on a

show

full

of

excitement.

"We

hits, "I

form

a sleek,

When

loved headlining."

Mark Calderon lot

said.

of outside

venues."

The Color Me Badd band agreed that opening show out-of-doors was touch, and were

group

the

together to

smooth vocal blend. first started out,

they gave

impromptu concerts in their high school halls. "Our music came from our hearts," Calderon said. "It was experiences we had gone through."

Me Badd

finished the night with style,

using lights, fog and almost every effect to leave

crowd wanting more. In a matter of hours, Lamkin Gym had gone from the center of action the

to deserted

and cold. But

in that time,

some

dreams were played out and new ones were made.

"As long Watters

"With Paula's show, we did a

a

were

Throughout the show, the crowd remained

Color

to par-tay!"

are Northwest Missouri. Color

overcame

like."

the best in the world."

Abrams and Kevin Thornton came

stage to prepare the audience for headliner Color

The

Joel

backgrounds, but Calderon, Watters, Bryan

up, followed

After The Party performed, there was a brief

"Repeat

among

like

by The

first

provide a physical opener.

Me

Watters said. "Writers

incorporated dance and harmony to

dian Jeff Valdez was

who

do music from people we

"I liked to

Wanna Sex You Up," and "I Adore Mi Amore." Each member came from different cultural

opening acts helped hype the crowd. Come-

Party,

an a cappella version

entranced as the group performed their classic

The audience was smaller than expected, but the

Me Badd

the set. Color to do

inside,"

had the

of Billy Joel's, "The Longest Time."

Sam

campus.

began looking for Color

"We were

Me

entertainment

Halfway through

"We

dream

you can do

it,"

"There will be obstacles, just

re-

as a

said.

is

positive,

member: Keep God on your side; keep practicing to become the best at your chosen craft; keep off drugs; don't

let

them bring you down; and

remember, do

all

for love."

it

Lisa Renze and Jennifer

Mahoney

HARMONIZING HIP-HOP COLOR ME BADD 74 Color

Me Badd


Doo-wop sensation.

Lead singer Bryan Abrams

finishes the lasl chord of "I

Me Badd

Adore Mi Amore." Color "I Wanna Sex

pla\ed other hits including,

\ini Vp." and "Slow Motion." Photo b\ Scott Jenson.

Sam Walters sings to the crowd Gym. Color Me Badd was noted for their

All for love. Vocalist at

l.anikin

unique a cappclla

st\ le.

Photo by Scott Jenson.

Testing 1,2,3. Before the concert, a inember of the sound crew does a sound check to ensure the equip-

ment

is

working properly. The stage took approxi-

mately eight hours to

set up.

Photo by Brad

Fairfield.

Patiently awaiting. Gathered around Lamkin the

crowd waits

brought

in not

for the doors to open.

Gym.

The concert

only University students, but packed

many teenage Maryville

in

residents and parents, too.

Photo by Brad Fairfield.

Color

Me

Badd 75


A stewed the

bride. During the "Robber Bridegroom"

bridegroom hunts

for his bride

who was

hidden

behind a pot of stew. The modern-day humor that

was presented

in

Story Theatre was well received by

Northwest students. Photo by Jack Vaught. Stealing explains

is

how

an

art.

Freshman, Irwin Thomas

he plans to convince transfer student

Collen Rynolds that he truly

is

a master thief.

The

four tales related during Story Theatre were adapted

loosely from classic Brother's stories.

Grimm

children's

Photo by Jack Vaught.

Saving herseif from marriage. Anessa Stokes

re-

ceives consolation from Ericka Corrado during the

performance of "The Robber Bridegroom." All sound effects for the play

Conway on

were performed by NaShaa view of the audience.

the stage in full

Photo by Jack Vaught.

76 Story Theatre


.

\cr\onc knousthai the ihirdlime

tunc

\\

is

tieshman/traiistcr show, the

a hitch.

first

"It

as a charm.

The annual show was production.

on the departincnt"s

The

acts,

each of which was a

tale adapted loosely

short fair\

first

presentation, Story Theatre, in-

cluded four different

Brother" s

a big

as tirst-year

hit

Grimm

from classic

The

children"s stories.

performed were: "The

Little

stories

Peasant.""

"The

Robber Bridegroom.'"""The Master Thief" and

"The Golden Goose." "They did a very good job," Marsha Gates said. "Their performance was very fairy talish." Although the fairy tale format would seem to appeal to children, these stories were directed to an older-age crowd. Northwest students fit the off-beat versions of the fairy tales were

w ith Northv\est

casm portrayed to

an old

tale.

was focused on

The sarnew twist

students.

in the fairy tales

As

w as

a

the audience"s full attention

the stories, the actors threw in

bits of nK)dein-day humor. Of course there were villains with evil moustaches and maidens with helpless sighs, but with rude behaviors and

sexual references, these fairy tales were far from

The humor was in very good and nearly everyone however, adult taste, with smiles on their Linn Mary of out walked

children's stories.

faces. "I

loved

it.""

Bobbie Troster said.

hard throughout the entire show.

what

to expect, but

was ""I

the

students'

of the performances went off

all

a very fun play to do.'"

wasn't really nervous.

serious, so

let

I

It

w iihout

Keyma Bess

wasn't anything

myself have fun with

it.

The

comedy was a good choice for a first play." The first theater production of the year got everyone involved in the performance. The show's cast consisted of 20 new actors and actresses and many veteran theater members participated on the staff and crew. "The show was a great experience and a lot of fun," Kevin Mueller said. "I thought it was a great idea to have the new students do the first

who

show of the year. It really got everyone involved. was really pleased with the performances." The performance drew a large crowd. Many I

students went just to enjoy the performance, but

age group perfectly. well accepted

said.

members. Despite

theater

nerves,

theater students put

The

new

a charm."" In the case of this year's

I

really

1

"I

laughed so

didn't

enjoyed

know

it."

Acting in their first University production was extremelv ner\e-racking and exciting for the

.some students had classes which required them

show

to attend the "1

had

to

didn't think

was

go for a I

class," Pat

would enjoy

it.

Raney

said. "I

but for fairy tales

it

great."

Some

students were unsure of the show's

format, but were pleased they decided to attend the show.

would be much more geared towards little kids, but it was funny." Darin Noah said. "The sound effects were really cool." "I

thought

it

Even though some students did not really know what to expect from the title, the show received rave reviews from everyone who was in attendance.

The

first-year students started their

University theater career on an excellent note, and the student production seemed to be a hit. Katie Harrison

INTRODUCTORY

PERFORMANCE STORY THEATRE Story Theatre 77


Super candidates.

Bill

Strauss puts on a

cape to play sidekick Al Gore for

Bill

Superman

Clinton and his

saxophone. Strauss was formerly staff director of a Senate Governmental Affairs Subcommittee before joining Capitol Steps. Photo by

Don

Carrick.

tunes. Ann Schmitt and Amy Felices Young smg to a rendition of the Beach Boys' "Da Doo Run Run." The cast of Capitol Steps borrowed popular tunes and added their own political lyrics to them for many of their scenes. Photo by Don Carrick. Political

Staying Alive. Grooving

to the

disco

hit

"Staying

Ash adds his own version of the words form a more "politically correct," tune. Ash sched-

Alive," Brian to

uled and organized most of the performances done by Capitol Steps. Photo by

78 Capitol Steps

Don

Carrick.


^^^^ ^^^H

cpieniber 27, 1942 that a

^^^^^

marked

ihc da\

group of what many would

call

the funniest congressional workers,

humor

offered an e\enuig of side-splitting

"I

from the heginniny.

ne\er thought

F'ormed

in

9S

1

1

.

the

'

was

Justin Blatny said.

a great deal of

its

humor

current

political

events.

was up-to-date."

"1 thiuighi that their stuff

Jason Whiting said. "If you did not keep up with

and the

each candidate was running,

it

t\

pes of race

did not

make a

lot

of sense."

The program consisted of

group debuted u hen three

skits that targeted

congressional workers v\ere asked to organize a

everything from the presidential candidates, to

Christmas party

political

in the oft ice

of lormer .Senator

Charles Perc>. Originalls the\ were slated to do the traditional Nati\it\ play,

changed when that the)

it

howevertheir plans

was discovered,

men

all

or a

of congress. Instead, the group

performed a "roast" of sorts, which introduced a musical political satire that turned the group into Capitol .Steps. 1

memhers,

S

The

six of

full cast

whom

roster consisted of

peiformed

at

any one

show.

awareness groups encouraging people

to get out

and vote,

to teenagers' lives in today's

society.

as they said,

"could not find three wise

\irgin." in

N

lost

one was Luitamilar with

the presidential election

ot politics in a \\a\ that

presented so humorousK.

if

to

Northwest. Observers noted the hilarity of the situations

noted thai the show

"It

was good because

Nathan Thomas at all

said.

it

was objective,"

"Thev did not Just poke fun

one candidate or another, they really ot

laid into

them."

Though

the

group had a broad appeal

show, they offered an unusual look activities that

to their

at political

Maryville residents could whole-

heartedly relate

to.

"When we were

Washington, we did mate-

The cast traveled from performance to performance and had visited close to .^8 of the ."SO states with nearly 300 shows e\ery year. College shi)ws had become more popular as the group's

was more appropriate for a Washington crowd. "Ash said. "Naturally we altered our

fame grew.

to."

"We

had

to

so

said.

material to

fit

the various audiences

catered

we were

Even though they kept things geared toward the local level, the audience had to stay abreast

many shows in a short span of time where we were." Ash, who formerly worked for a

it

was easy

of governmental issues that faced the nation. "In order to enjoy

to forget

legislative

it.

you had

went

for Capitol Steps.

missed the best parts."

basis of material

was drawn trom

many Washington-ba.sed which made the show a timely and

to

be up-to-date,"

Pavel Palsencia said. "Otherwise everything

computer service, was the planning coordinator

The group's

we

"After ha\ ing done

be reminded of where

sometimes," Brian Ash

in

rial that

right

over your head and you would have

Capitol Steps proved to be a unique alternative

the everyday life of

to the usual theatrical

politicians,

concert offered

at

production or musical

Northwest.

active alternate brand of entertainment. Students

Sara Meyers

POLITICALLY ACTIVE i

CAPITOL STEPS Capitol Steps 79


The

house hghts

dimmed and

into the

with

man, dressed

"Saturday Night Live" and "Late Night with

in a flannel shirt, jeans

his chin,

slouched

forward, shoved his hands into his back pockets,

and mumbled into the microphone.

"So I uh

Show

Johnny Carson" and performed on episodes of

and tennis shoes. He rubbed

my

1982 on "The Tonight

his career in

spotlight shuffled a scraggly-looking

...

get off the plane

seatbelt,

Though Wright was most famous

and 1 forget

to

undo

so I'm uh... pulling the plane

people over."

of laughter

fits

was not your usual Tuesday night visited North-

when he began strumming on his Baby Prostitute."

acoustic guitar singing "Little

"Hey Little

when comedian Steven Wright

for his one-

he had no problem sending the crowd into

liners,

through the terminal. ..the wings are knocking

Sept. 29

David Letterman."

baby looking

little

baby prostitute

days old.

was twice her

I

at

me, I'm a baby

lay near me...

age. If

remember.. .Little baby

will she

I

kiss her

I

too.

was four

harlot.

now

Can you

west. Scott Milinkov thought Wright clashed

hear the music? Can you hear the trumpet'.' Don't

with the traditional comedian performance that

play

most audiences were used

strumpet. ..Little baby prostitute lay near me."

to.

"Other comedians told a story and they were more vocal," Milinkov said. "Wright was extremely dry with a stupid humor that was always funny. He strayed away from the normal loud

loud, you'll

Wright ended

mean "1

to

had two brothers and one

hope

audience.

didn't offend any prostitutes in the

1

I

hear a

lot

of them go to

sister,"

Wright

vious performances on

'Look, you're not really

though

I

in this family,

you're the

doesn't have any sisters.'"

Even Wright himself could not uphold

monotone character through mance.

An

the entire perfor-

that

when he many would se-

little

contact lenses in

night George put

his dog's eyes

"He's

said.

and drew cats on them...," Wright

in a veterinarian insane

asylum

was ready

for

was great," Johnson said. "Even was put on, it seemed so genuine, like

style it

Wright could not suppress a

when

slight grin

reminiscing about his childhood.

"My

grandfather gave

boxes," Wright said.

me and my brother two

"He gave me a box of Band-

"now you two share."" Wright's comedy had been described as

monotone, dry, demented and twisted, but audiences he was just plain funny.

now." This "dry" sense of long

"His

HBO and

Aids and gave him a box of broken glass and said

cretly love to try.

"One

this school."

his real personality." his

occasional smirk emerged

mentioned clever events

little

song claiming he did not

his

his off-the-wall style.

who

the

offend anybody.

"My sister had three brothers and no sisters. When she was little used to tease her and say, said.

only one

wake

Jami Johnson had seen some of Wright's pre-

and obnoxious comedian." "I

too

it

humor brought Wright

a

way from stand-up nightclubs to headlining

performances across the country. Wright began

Wright said

you

tell

it

best himself

when he

flat,

to his

Maybe

said.

"Can

I'm crazy?"

Karissa Boney

UNUSUALLY

FUNNY

STEVEN WRIGHT

Off-the-

Wall. S

I

c V c n

Wright brought a dry sense

of

humor

to

North-

west with his II

p

e

dy

stande

o

ni

Wright was

fa-

mous

for

one-liners

and

his un-

usual personality.

80 Steven Wright

-

act.


Steven Wright 81


As

the minutes to curtain time

closer, cast

members

grew

put finishing

touches on their costumes. Behind a closed door, notes rang out as a singer

warmed

up her voice.

The

Ko-Ko was faced with the quandary of finding someone marry

He

Nanki-Poo

ence a standing-ovation level of entertainment.

orders.

one month,

who

Unfortunately, Katisha,

who had fallen in love with the fair maiden, Yum-Yum, played by Jane Munson. Unfortunately, Yum-Yum, who loved Nanki-Poo, was

city of Titipu

going to marry Ko-Ko, the Lord High Execu-

instead the son of the Mikado,

tioner.

from characters involved the audience by jok-

ing about current political issues that changed

with the times.

The comedy

1

in

800s it

it

was not dry even though

it

was

Little Maids We," "Object all Sublime" and Little List" kept "The Mikado" an

"I've Got a

enjoyment

are

to watch.

said.

"The wit of the words

was still funny today." The day of the wedding, Ko-Ko received

who

ordered him to execute someone or he

would

who had run away

engaged

to Katisha.

Ko-Ko had faked Nanki-Poo's death

Yum-Yum. The only way to save his that Ko-Ko had to find a suitable

was

Some Northwest Japanese

students thought

opera somewhat deceived the audience

with more of the Chinese culture than the Japanese.

Miki Tokunaga said

that

none of the charac-

had Japanese names and they did not wear

makeup. was definitely different," Tomoko Hiraoka

the Japanese style of "It

lose his position as executioner.

As the last note was sung and a dragon spewed smoke, the audience

left their

as the dramatic opera

came

seats in approval

to a close.

Fay Dahlquist

AN LYRIC 82 Lyric Opera

he

said.

a

from the Mikado, the emperor of Japan,

letter

the

man for Katisha to marry, which turned out to be

ters

"Well, they (the songs) were wonderfully

funny pieces," Hux

left

prove that Nanki-Poo was really alive and

that the

Timeless songs, such as "Three

from School

to

himself.

a century later."

Katisha

a poor wandering minstrel, but

his father after being

After

had

.secret,

revealed the big secret to the town. Nanki-

could have been adapted.

it

loved Nanki-

only to return later with the Mikado

Poo was not

position

Stephanie DeFoor said. written in the

who

was timeless," "Even though it was

because

Mikado's

identity.

Failing to reveal her

married to

"1 liked the story

kill

Poo, showed up attempting to reveal Nanki-

Poo's secret

The

to ex-

Yum-Yum.

in order to fulfill the

"The Mikado" was centered around a musiNanki-Poo, played by Christopher Hux,

life.

cian,

Ko-Ko

he should not

that

Although Nanki-Poo had to agree to be executed after

"The Mikado," written by W.S. Gilbert and was a satire about English

told

himself, but stay alive and marry

Kansas City's Lyric Opera's production of the "The Mikado" the perfect edge to give the audi-

Sir Arthur Sullivan,

Nanki-Poo could not

This was the perfect person for ecute.

singing, costumes and jokes gave the

to execute. Since

Yum-Yum he decided to commit suicide.

OPERA


The plot thickens. Nanki-Poo. played by Christopher Hux, sings of his

Yum-Yum

celings toward

marriage to

and many

Ko-Ko

ol the

and her

that alternoon.

main

L'haracters

Hux were

Opera to perform in "The Milcado." Photo by Jack Vaught. hired by the Lyric

The love

triangle.

Ko-Ko informs

the

wandering minstrel, Nanki-Poo about his and Yum-Yuin's upcoming marriage.

The play had

which

started at the

London on March

a long history,

Savoy Theatre

14, 1885.

in

Photo by

Jack Vaught.

The wandering minstrel. Amid many of the members of Titipu, Nanki-Poo sings about his love for Yum-Yum. The costumes and

sets

Opera Theatre of

were provided by the St. Louis. Photo by

Jack Vaught.

Lyric Opera 83


Key notes. A member of the band his

Air

concentrates on

piano playing during the concert. Each year the

Command Band

performed more than 500 en-

gagements for over one million people. Photo by Jon Britton.

Sweet melody.

Tech. Sgt. Sharon Johnson sings a

tune for the audience. Johnson joined the Air Force

Band

right after she graduated

from high school.

Photo by Jon Britton.

Perfect harmony. Combining their sounds members

Command Band play a concert selection. The Band performed favorites that included "The Phantom of the Opera" and "Porgy and Bess." Photo of the Air

by Jon Britton.

84 U.S. Air

Command Band


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was

t

u crisp, tall. .Simda) aflcriioon

w hen members of the Maryville and Northwest communities gathered

to

hear what the Chicago Tribune called. "One of the best military bands in the world." the U.S. Air

Force Air Mobility

Command

Spectacular"" performed for the diverse crowd.

A was

""Concerto in a special

B

Flat lor

Two

Triunpets,""

ensemble arrangemeni pertormed

by Tech. Sgl. Jon Yates and Staff Sgt. Barry

Ilitt.

Yates, a Northwest akiinnus. was gi\en a

warm reception by the audience and members of

Band.

The band, whose home base was Scott Air Force Base in Illinois, was comprised of musi-

his family that

cians in various stages of their militar> careers.

pabilities

Often the performers had earned bachelor or

motion picture "'Beaches."' Tech.

doctorate degrees in a multitude of fields includ-

Johnson, originally from Sidney, Iowa, joined

ing politics, business and music.

from around the country

They came

to play in the

band and

number of shows the band performed, (often 500 or more a season) members often reached a new level of intensity in

due

large

to the

their

music

that their career

had not yet experi-

enced.

"We

play ja/z, classical and what might be

Constantino said. "That requires being able to in

and substitute for missing pieces

at

any

given time on the tour."

by adding \ ocals on

a

medle\ from the Sharon

Sgl.

the group right out of high school.

"The Air Force came

Rex

to

watch her perform,"

Travis, Johnson's father, said.

"They

re-

cruited her then as a singer for one of their

pertbrming groups."'

Johnson's professional accolades included

According

warmed up with

to

a

few easy

scales.

Smith, to join the band required

scheduling an audition with the group.

was

the

Lawerence Welk Show

just a real "simple" audition."

said. "Basically, the scales, cite readings

and

With

Clarinet player Senior Master Sgt. David

the diversity of the

"The band did well music pieces for

vorite

was

from the

were showcased, with everything

"'Italian

Polka" to

all

in

choosing entertaining

ages,"

Matthew

Bosisio,

"My

instructor, said. I

fa-

enjoyed the

Providing a wide range of selection, the band

succeeded

in

insoKing the sarious facets of the

audience they attracted. With background

ers

cal disciplines

may have

was one they

personalization of the show."

discussed the historical background of each variety of musi-

it

the Disney Spectacular.

that offered a

A

members' experi-

like a difficult task, but

Rodgers acted as Master of Ceremonies and piece before the band began.

trav-

handled with ease.

song excerpts were given to determine the levels of experience of incoming performers."'

She had also

ences, adapting to various audiences

mass communication Smith

.

eled to the Philippines, Japan and Europe.

seemed

Before the performance began. Staff Sgt. Larry Smith

"It

show.

for ihe

further demonstrated their ca-

performing with Bob Hope and Joe Feeney of

considered easy listening." Staff Sgt. Jay

jump

were on hand

The company

broadened perspective

to

trivia

newcom-

and unique interpretations of old family

favorites, the

band had clearly earned

the ova-

tions they received.

"A Walt Disnev

,lada

Pankau

COMMANDING TUNES U.S.

AIR FORCE BAND U.S. Air

Command Band 85


86 Lend

Me A Tenor


Aciiniedy

of errors descended upon

when

stage

the

award-winning com-

Me A

edy "Lend

Tenor" provided

laughter to an audience of approximately 600.

The

play received international acclaiin after

Tony Awards,

receiving two

Drama Desk and

in

Me A

Tenor" offered a look back

at

its

a stop at

22-week

around international opera

who was

make

to

run.

1934 where the plot revolved

in

This handsome

his

star.

swooning females,

Tito Morelli.

American operatic debut.

star attracted

attention

from

and an an-

his jealous wife

noying bellhop. The action and laughter contin-

ued as

many

all hell

broke lose when Tito took too

relaxation pills and becatne "indisposed"

an hour before the curtain was due to go up. This apparent suicide gave ation by

way

to a heroic

imperson-

Max. the bumbling assistant and aspirThe laughter and mistaken identities

hop, being on his ptire

first

national tour provided

enjoyment.

loved the most was the immediate Rocca said. "When the entire plot was revealed it was always exciting to see and listen to how the audience reacted as they clued I

gratification,"

in."

Rocca also applauded

the audience for

its

strong perception.

"We had never had an

audience that had been

so on." Rocca said. "There had been audiences

which had erupted

at different points,

hut this

one was constantly on. That was exciting because

it

was

a burst of adrenaline for us

and kept

us moving."

The play wrapped up by replaying points of action as into a fast forward

if

the major

the actors had been thaist

mode. Audience members

the actors applause followed by a standing ova-

oughly enjoyed the character of the opera Tito.

star

His accent was superb, and the looks of

surprise painted on his face were priceless."

For others, the play offered a chance

to see

went

because

I

had seen

perlbnued before by another cotnpany and liked

it,

but

Me A

Tenor," entertained both the young and

those that were

winning play the next.

I

found

I

liked this

heart.

The award-

many people

rolling with

young

left

at

The perfortnance of "Lend

Tenor," which

to the play

superbly per-

set,

formed acting and mishaps by the dozen, "Lend

laughter one minute and gripped with suspense

an

old favorite. "I

tion.

Through an eye-catching

was very suspenseful and very funny," Jason Elam said. " I thorthe play

felt

overall

week

Mo Kocca. w ho play ed the annoying bell-

only continued as the real Tito Morelli awoke.

"I

first

For

expressed their approval for the play by giving

those in attendance.

Diinng ihc

do what they loved.

beitig able to

ing singer.

The comedy received high praise from tnostof

Superb Opera.

cast of eight expres.sed gratification with

The thing

Pro-

Northwest

week of

"Lend

New York -based 3-D

made

ductions, the play

Cleveland

Awards.

three Outer Critic

Performed by the the first

as well as four

The

being on tour and seeing the country while also

it

1

company's

critics

Me A

had hailed as "uproari-

ously funny." and "delirium triumphant," was a success and lent a humorous look back to the past

while being applied to the present.

production even more." Jennifer Turk said.

Jennifer Krai

of touring.

3-D Pro-

duction Company visited Northwest with their production

of "Lend

Me A Tenor." The award

winning play focused on the

oper-

atic-era of

BROADWAY THE

IN

'VILLE

LEND ME A TENOR

1934.

Lend

Me A

Tenor 87


M

ary Linn Performing Arts Center filled to

was

near capacity. The audience,

consisting mainly of citizens of

"I had seen Les Brown and his Band of Renown many times before and it was

Stanberry said.

always a great show."

in

During the intermission, the captive audience

They waited for the arrival of the internationally famous Les Brown and his Band of Renown. Brown and his band were well known for playing popular music from the Big

talked and laughed about the great performance.

Band

that Brown's sense of humor made the show not only musically entertaining, but also somewhat of a comedy performance. "Les Brown seemed very friendly and appreciative of his audience," Pfetcher said. "The humor he put into the show added a lot." Even though Big Band styles were not what was traditionally listened to by University students, some walked away with a new respect for the Big Band music. "I enjoyed it despite the fact that it was not the

Maryville and surrounding towns, waited anticipation.

attendance went to

in

enjoy an evening of Big Band sounds, some students attended the performance due to re-

quirements for classes.

had

'I

to

go

to the

performance because

a cultural event to write about for

Freshman Seminar "I really didn't

class,"

Angie Pfetcher

know what kind

I

my

said.

of music to

expect."

Other students claimed different reasons for

Mary Linn. show because I had been in show choir and I knew some of the music that Brown's band played," Amie Pursel taking in the pert'ormance at "I

was

music

The

interested in the

Band of Renown

the audience

filed

onto the stage,

watched and talked among them-

selves about what the evening had in store for

them.

that

Brown walked

casually onto the stage,

I

normally listened

alternative type of

band per-

to," Pfetcher said.

music made some

shows

in the

future.

"After the

his

students want to attend similar

said.

As

Brown and

that

formed were "Sentimental Journey," "Bad Bad Leroy Brown." and "Leap Frog." Many com-

mented

era.

Although most people

needed

Some numbers

it

was

I

got there

I

thought

the kind of music

it

my

was neat because grandparents

lis-

tened to," Pursel said. "I had never really sat

down and I

liked the

listened to that kind of

music before.

show more than I expected 1 would.

I

joining his

would go again

had begun.

Brown and his band had intended to put on a spectacular show packed with Big Band sounds and entertainment. They went above and beyond

14-member band. Their 10th performance in Maryville was about to get underway. The crowd exploded into applause. The evening

Members of

the surrounding

communities

were pleased with the performance gave.

that

Brown

Some patrons traveled from as far as Kan-

sas City to see the show. "It

was wonderful." Fayetta Alsbury of

this promi.se,

a lifetime.

if

1

had the chance

to."

and gave the crowd an evening of

Being

a repeat pert'ormance at North-

many audience members hoped Brown and his band return to Maryville

west,

to see

again.

Katie Harrison

INSTRUMENTAL EVENING LES 88 Les Brown

BROWN BAND


Leap

frog.

The Band

lures the irumpel and

ot

Renown

tea-

saxophone sec-

Brown's hand was known tor the song "Leap Frog." Photo hy Jon tions.

Brilton

Brass notes. Don Rader takes irunipel

in

a special

numher.

lead

Many

songs tealured a specific instrument or

band nieinhcr. Photo hv Jon Britton.

Keep

it

puts his

in

the family. Stumpy Brown

all

into his

trombone

Stumpy and Les Brown, formed

for their

feature.

brothers, per-

lOthtimein Maryville.

Photo by Jon Britton.

In

the spotlight. Rusty Higgins plays

lead alto sa.\aphonc.

Brown and

his

band had performed at three presidential balls. Photo by Jon Britton.

Les Brown 89


wooden spikes, a drownman in a water tank, blood and naked men were not objects of typical

^^^^^ ^^^^B ^^^^^ Monday

Audience participation was

traitjackets,

ing

night entertainment.

Penn and

however, visited Missouri for the

first

Teller,

time and

their

show

as a spectator

a large part of

helped strap Teller into

and then Penn hung him above a bed of wooden spikes. Audience member Jolinda Spreitzer was even used as the object of a straitjacket

dared to do the unthinkable.

their levitation feat. Spreitzer laid flat

"We would both be stripping naked and bleeding," Penn said. "We were probably some of the

and through relaxation did not know what was

first

people to

naked and bleed

strip

in

Penn. a

tall,

long-haired, loud, obnoxious

happening, even when they pulled the board out

Mis-

from under

man

happened when Teller gave her a polaroid snapshot he had taken as she floated in air.

souri."

and Teller,

his short, bushy-haired, quiet partner,

"I

her.

Spreitzer said. "I

magic

was some

"I

campus.

thought they were really cheerful guys,"

Nichole Schawang said.

"I

could

tell

they were

fun guys and loved what they did. I thought some

people might have thought they were rude or

obnoxious, but

1

thought everyone enjoyed

them."

She only realized what had

had no idea what they were doing."

brought a riveting combination of comedy and to

on a board

clapping

was

just relaxing.

sick joke and

I

I

thought

when everyone

it

started

got really nervous about what they

were doing."

Penn also stabbed a knife through his hand and swallowed needles. Teller went on to drown in a water tank for over 10 minutes, later Teller

breaking Harry Houdini's record of 5 minutes

Describing Penn and Teller was almost an

Some

and 35 seconds.

while others called them rude. Penn however,

This unusual show started in 1975 when Penn and Teller began working together. Even before

described themselves as "skeptical hunks."

they met, the background

Mike

now-famous duo.

impossible

feat.

said they

were eccentric

Jessee simply enjoyed their unusual per-

Penn's interest

sonalities.

"Their presence was rare for performers,"

in

was beginning

magic went back

for this

to his early

childhood days when he read a biography on

Jessee said. "The whole presence of Penn's

Houdini and watched many magic shows on

booming voice and

television.

Chaplin style

down

Their odd contrast

added

Teller, he

that Charlie

and an

to a science." in

to the oddities

Teller were best

had

At

13.

Penn's interest

interest in rock 'n" roll

may have seemed, Penn

in

magic faded

emerged. Strange

appearance and style just

as

of their show. Penn and

he wanted to be an oceanographer and was

known for dumping

1

,000 cock-

it

said that as a child

interested in the sciences. Teller

on the other

roaches on the host of "Late Night with David

hand always preferred dramatic experiences and

Letterman." Other unusual feats included han-

the presence of some type of threat in his

dling leeches, and standing in a cage with

life.

At

-continued

100,000 honeybees.

MAGICALLY INCLINED PENN & TELLER

More money. Teller flashes

m

o n e y while Penn

showsoff his

obnox-

ious style.

They Joked thai

audi-

ence

mem-

bers always left with $100 each. Photo

by

Jon

Britton.

90 Penn and Teller


Penn and Teller 91


and

-continued the age of four he sent

magic

away

for a

Howdy Doody

Mary Linn Performing

Teller,

was not sold

Only 500

out.

under half the theater was

kit.

away

Howdy Doody magic

Arts Center

were sold and

tickets filled.

kit

Despite the small attendance, the audience

with terrible tricks punched out of cardboard,"

seemed enthused about the performance. "I thought it was funny and original," Jessee

"I sent

for a

some type of psychological bedrock and I never grew out of it. wanted to be the Bach of magic. wanted to summarize everyTeller said. "It hit

I

I

thing that had gone before

me and

top

it."

labeled a comedic magic show, there were prob-

away from personal interests wan-

ably no two words to describe them

Both of

the stage.

their

dered far from comedy and magic.

Other than

his

was not boring, but

it

was done

intellectual

beginning juggling

Not everyone had an overwhelming attachto Penn and Teller, in fact they mentioned

that

some magicians hated them because of

act,

show how efit

were done simply for the ben-

tricks

magazine. After teaching Latin

lives,"

high school

students, Teller found directing and acting his

keen

the

of the crowd.

audiences had given us the

two of

funny

ment

Penn also had a strong interest in computers and wrote a monthly column for PC Computing to

in a

way."

unusual twist to their show. They would often

The well-educated duo had many interests.

magic. They did magic it

Although Penn and Teller's act was often

way they put a macabre twist on in an original way so that

said. "I liked the

were

"The hatred of magic and the respecting of Penn

said.

last

were dumb as

treated like they

8 years of our

1

"People were sick of being dirt.

The Ameri-

can public was very smart."

interests.

Letterman" and "Saturday Night Live." They

The last scene of this show went back to what Penn called a "classic 50s magic routine with silks and flowers producing blood." This Vegas

were also guests on episodes of "The Today

scenario of naked, bleeding

Show," "Entertainment Tonight," and "The

been questionable

Arsenio Hall Show" as the television appearance

Schawang thought

Together, Penn and Teller appeared on sev-

Night With David

eral episodes of "Late

list

continued on and on. Stage shows off and on

Broadway, a

best-seller book, a

guest appearance on aired on

music video, a

Miami Vice and

a special

Showtime, were just a few of the many

accomplishments of Penn and

Perhaps the most talked about product of Penn

thought

it

to their

"They were

"How To

just

that bleeds, slit

tips

how

to

book on how

make

to

make Jello

spaghetti that

you can

your wrists with and various other stories and about food, was destined as a best-seller.

also said this

odd choice was

the

He

most universal

"We wanted sible,"

Penn

to

cover as

many people

as pos-

"Dealing with food was the

said.

best because very

who

made

many people

ate

and those

didn't eat were so busy with their political

show

said. "I

better."

humor. hilarious," she said.

unique kind of humor and

"They had a all

the blood

funnier."

it

Penn said those

it

did not really matter what people

who enjoyed

this

form of entertainment.

"There were absolutely no ailes," he

one

what

told us

did.

The small

to

said.

We did Penn and Teller." but

overwhelmed audience showed Penn

and Teller returned

their appreciation

autographs after the show,

still

by signing

blood-soaked

gowns. This was definitely a night

their

books anyway."

member

in

in

to re-

Maryville.

Karissa Boney

PENN & TELLER 92 Penn and Teller

"No

do because we did what no

their satisfaction with a standing ovation.

cause or trying to get food that they didn't buy Despite the obvious fame and success of Penn

the

thought of the performance. They performed for

one else

topic they found.

made

Spreitzer agreed that the bloody scenes just

different,

that this instructional

gowns, blood

the

and everything was great," Schawang

and Teller was the national release of their book Play With Your Food." Penn claimed

it

"The whole scenario with

added

Teller.

men could have some audiences but made the show. to


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ol

the straitjacket before

,

in the Bible.

throw darts and

books of the Bible

the next scene. Photo

r.

to

the spikes.

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Penn explains a "wimpy card

by as

irick" to

audience. Their performance showed audiences how gullable they the

really were.

Photo by Jon Brilton.

off.

Penn mimicks David

C'opperfield's

magic by separating a hu-

Blast

man inside a rocket. TTien they used a clear crate

and platform. Photo by Jon Brinon.

Penn and Teller 93


N

o matter what profession, be

each other

in

returned to

.see if

working with co-workers was a ma-

performance.

jor part to accomplishing goals.

Company

order to return home, the actors

it

teacher, plumber, writer or artist

Wayward

The play "A

A

pep

talk

they could salvage the Duke"s

from Harlequin and phoney notes

by

from the audience gave the troupe a new per-

Northwest's Department of Theatre, was about a

spective on the performance they were to give.

of

company of

Saints," performed

who were having

actors

trouble

"I

thought

it

(the play

McAdams, who (the characters)

)

was really good," Bryan

played Pantalone, said. "They

had a specific place called home.

People needed to realize that

in their

own

lives

wherever you were the happiest, doing what you like, that

They acted out

the cycles of

man;

birth,

was home."

throughout time.

was very relative to real life," McAdams was the same everywhere you worked. You worked with people and you got to know them so well, sometimes they got on your "It

said. "It

nerves."

was performing in order to travel home, but their inability to work together prohibited them from accomplishing

ers.

their goal.

also that touch of comedy that existed in the

The leader of the group. Harlequin, played by Shad Ramsey, found a sponsor, the Duke, who would provide the funds for their trip home, but only if the company performed the history of

act.

In the play, the troupe

man

for him.

During the

During the second

act, the actors

first act,

and Eve, the Trojan

"As

far as the first act

was concerned,

it

first

was

just to entertain," Charles Schultz said. "Just

thinking in terms of

all

kinds of physical sight

the troupe comically acted fall

of Adam

War and the assassination of

started to discover

they were

all

more, be a

more of themselves and what

about, they started to settle in a

little

more profound with

Caesar. Unfortunately, each scene was cut short

of what they were performing."

when the actors started arguing. "On the surface I thought the segments were

alized for both audience and actors.

funny," Shelly Bransetter said. "But once you realized they had to

seemed

work

off of each other, the

they could no longer work together. At the end of the act, the actors

had dispersed

in different

little

the aspects

"A Company of Way ward Saints" was person-

how they ventured out into the audiPam Vander Gaast said. "It made the play

"I liked

ence,"

more personal when they did

ridiculous."

The troupe came to the tragic conclusion that

In the

home was but

that."

end the characters realized

that their

not necessarily a physical dwelling,

was with each

other, playing out

an eternity

of scenes.

directions.

When

found out a

more about themselves and their co-workWhile the act was very dramatic, there was

little

gags and humor. In the second act when they

segments from history, such as the

fighting

ado-

lescence, marriage and death, instead of stories

working together.

the characters realized they

needed

Fay Dahlquist

HOMEWARD BOUND WAYWARD SAINTS 94

A Company of Wayward Saints


Home is where the heart Is. Ivery SLcne is cut short b> arjiunii:.

happiest

at

Characters Imally realized they were

home. Photo h\ Tony Miceli.

Le Compagnle de SantI Ostlnati. Scapino clowns play .iioliikI as C'oloiiibinc u alchcs, Tlic tlrsl act ol the very was act second while the comedy, with was filled clramalic

Photo bv Tony Miceli.

the beginning. During the first act of "A Company of Wayward Saints," Tristanio and the troupe Introduce themselves to the audience. The introducIn

key role by informing the audience more about the characters. Photo by Tony Miceli. tion played a

The real Company

life.

of

During the Trojan war scene the

Wayward

Saints performed, Tristano

mimics David the Thinker while Ruffian strokes his who hair. The troupe performed the play for a Duke would provide them with the funds to go home. Photo by Tony Miceli.

A Company of Wayward Saints 95


96 Vienna Choir Boys


The

lights

brought up and an

\\.civ

enthusiastic audience applauded as

23 ycning boys were led on stage b\ their conductor,

Thomas

Bt)ttcher.

Local

resi-

dents and students were entertained by the inter-

Tom Hackworth enjoyed the act was so unique. "The comic-opera was something different and unexpected," Hackworth said. "It was defithe

\n

Many foimd

1498 by Emperor Ma.\imilian

1

as

entenainment for Austrian dignitaries, the choir had developed into

a private

business interest.

The boys were chosen by special audition

at

age

with the choir. During two years of required

nounce

e\tensi\el\. In those years the boys were re-

quired to pa\ a small fee for room, board and educaliiin. Alter they had begun to toui. Imu-

Some

"When would

1

lis

ing."

and and to

1

4.

At age

1

the ages of

1

the boys could enter the choir

after their voice broke,

most returned home

continue their education that had begun

in the

boarding school and through tutors whenever the

boys were on

tour.

"They

thought they

I

v\ere definitely better than

a

final

sequence, the choir

re-

standing ovation and returned to the

stage to sing

"The Yellow Rose of Texas." Many

enjoyed hearing the boys sing

in

Most of the boys were between

said.

Following their

"My

their

was.

had thought."

ing by sing-

"They earned

lirst

1

it

heard of them

be a big church-type choir." Danelle

Pedersen

ceived

father, said.

thought the concert would have been

more church-oriented than

became empknees of the choir. "While touring w ith the choir, the boys did not ha\e to pay for anything." Gero Ba/ant. house

e\er. the boys

show more enjoyable

"I was a music major and my director recommended it." Johannah Spencer said. "1 liked the ." opera because it was funns

preparation they were trained to sing and proLatin, learn voice technique and practice

the entire

than they had expected.

eight and sent to a boarding school associated

n

it

nitely entertaining."

nationalK -known Vienna Choir Boys.

Founded

show.

because

favorite part

was

the

in English.

end w hen they sang

English," Kari Drake said. "At least

something

I

it

was

could understand."

They received two more standing ovations to sing "On the Road Again,"

and returned

followed by a traditional Austrian folksong.

Dave Gieseke,

director of public relations,

said one of the reasons the choir

was

was popular

in

"The boys toured si,\ months out of the year," Bazant said. "They were in the Lnited .States or other countries for three months and in Vienna

Maryville because

for three months."

The choir performed songs by Fran? Schubert.

The choir visited the United States more than 46 times. Whether they were entertaining heads

Johannes Brahms. Johann Strauss as well as

of state, university crowds, or holding audiences

completing a one-act comic-opera called "Abu Hassan."

with the Pope, the boys had captivated and

For man\'. the opera was their favorite part of

.lennv I.awton

this

their

second

visit.

Gieseke said the performance was 50 tickets short of being sold out.

pleased crowds worldw ide.

Sounds sym-

of

phony. The Vienna Choir Boys sing before

anearsold-

out audience.

The

show

also

included the

one

act

comicopera entitled

"Abu

Hassan.'"

Photo b\

VIENNA CHOIR BOYS

Jon Britten.

Vienna Choir Boys 97


People

laughing, bells ringing, chil-

movies

dren singing, hands clapping and feet tapping. These were sounds that ech-

oed throughout Mary Linn Performing Arts

1

saw on

selection

"How

Hunt

television." Stacy

Although not a

said.

traditional seasonal tune, the

Build a Band" was pert'ormed

to

during the show. Kane told stories about specific

Center during the Mr. Jack Daniel's Original

instruments and then the musicians presented

Band peiformance of a Hometown Christmas. The musical sounds of cornets. horns, bells, and drums opened the Christmas season in Mary\ ille.

the audience with a solo demonstration of their

Silver Cornet

Silver Cornet

Mr. Jack Daniel's Original

Band was that was

the revival of an era in music history lost for nearly a century.

The

abililities.

"O Holy "The

Little

Night," ""What Child

This." and

is

Drummer Boy" w ere just a few

of the

Christmas selections that were played by the band.

The band presented two

12-

selections in an ex-

"We

Three

musician band had been touring the United

tremely unique fashion by playing

States for 14 years, redeveloping the style that

Kings" as "The Three Kings from Dixie." The

presented music as a part of

audience showed their enjoyment by clapping

life.

The Hometown Christmas show was

de-

signed to bring back the memories of everyone's

and tapping along. A member of the audience had a bell she rung to join in and help the band.

"The Twelve Days of Christmas." another tune, was presented in a fash-

favorite Christmas. Adults and children could listen to the stories

and

recall that

one extremely

famous Christmas

special Christmas.

ion befitting the style of the Silver Comets.

"The Hometown Christmas portrayal gave a lot of meaning to many people and their own

title

memories of Christmas," Marc Jackson said. Although the performance was completely instrumental,

joined

in to

many members

of the audience

Tennessee Christmas." Once again the conductor told an

mance when

ceived on the

"When

the conductor invited the audience

to sing the familiar tunes as the

Dake said. The conductor of the band.

animated tale about the musical selec-

tion explaining things that people

sing along with the tunes.

"They got the audience involved in the perforband played."

Julie

The

of the selection was "The Twelve Days of a

1

gave and

re-

2 day s of Christmas in Tennessee.

they started playing 'The Twelve

Days of Christmas surprised because

in 1

Tennessee,'

1

was quite

expected the original ver-

sion," Tina Brackett said. "I quickly realized that I

was singing

the

wrong words."

Irving Kane, told

Mr. Jack Daniel's Original Silver Cornet

unique stories before the band played various

Band brought to life the sounds of Christmas. The 2-musician band from Tennessee showed

songs.

The

stories attempted to

make

the audi-

1

expertise, love and

ence believe they could have been sitting in a theater nearly 50 years ago watching the same

hopes of

program unfold before them.

mas

"The

stories

reminded me of old Christmas

its

filling

enjoyment of music

audience

member

in

with Christ-

Spirit.

ChristSharon Hardnett

CHRISTMAS

mas cheer. Mr. Jack

Daniel's Original

Silver Cornet

Band

brings Christmas spirit

to

campus. The show foe used on old-

MR. JACK DANIEL'S BAND

time ideals.

by

Photo

Jon

Britton.

98 Mr. Jack Daniel's

Hometown Christmas


story time.

w

ith

ConduclDr

ihc audience.

Kane

Ir\

ing

Kane shares

a story of Christmas

often told stories between songs. Photo by

Jon Britlon.

Mr. Jack Daniel's Hometown Christmas 99


M

agic.

The word was looked at m;iny ways,

with apprehension ;ind fear as

when pertomiers

Henning and David Copperfield were

Who could forget the legendary Hiirry alxiut the fickleness

step ahead

like

Doug

intrtxiuced.

numberof illusions. Paul Li)hmanjoinedthemon stage to help execute the

Houdini

who

and heeding wise words of

Kevin and Cindy Spencer

caution, illusionists

per-

be done." Lx)hman that nothing

"We

'They were

said.

would happen

that

trying to ensure

might endanger him

(Spencer)."

Not

evei'y portion of the

wringing suspense.

Many

show was one of handof the acts incorporated

what werecalledelementsofreality vs. illusion. These although somewhat less intense, were

tricks,

"With each peifomiance. we learned new things said.

illusion.

still

mind-boggling.

for the audience as well as themselves.

about ourseKes." Cindy

Milk Can

"They were serious when they told me what had to

of his trade by saying "one

never far from two behind." Following in

is

the masters' footsteps

fonned

days

of Salem witch hunts, or with excitement

as seen in recent years

spÂŤke

in the

went through the

"I

had some idea of how they perfonned the bigger

illusions."

Blase Smith

"But the paper

said.

trick,

show and decided on adjustments. That was our saving

where they tore a newspaper into lengths and reaimed

grace on those cross-country drives."

it

The couple perfomied simple

illusions

and those

to its original form.

unless

1

would probably never figure out

someone showed me."

Some favorites included

Other illusions were extra-sensory perception

a trick borrowed from Houdini himself, the Milk

Can

derivitives that encorporated ideals of the audience,

Escape, which involved a small milk can

with

with an entire lESP

that had tiiken years to perfect.

neiirly

filled

60 gallonsof water. Kevin was submerged into

tlie c;ui

with a three-minute time span to perfomi the

illusion,

and

at times, the trick

became more

difficult

onstage to complete an "It

only did that one occasionally," Kevin

said.

were

in place.

More

than

The

The problems Cindy "I

to

that

occurred

made

i

llusions

.said. "I it

always liked magic

interesting to

be a part of"

made chi Idhood magicians remember

"We

thought of ourselves

difficult; the

in the

emotional drain I e.xperienced knowing

I

could have done

in

if

a life threat-

little

to help."

said.

TTie couple called

said.

in the

same way

'They traveled firom small town

town perfomiing

act.

on Kevin everytime he got

happened he could have been

ening position and

Cindy

harder for

it

never figured out which was more

physical strain put

anytliing

act.

fun," Heldstab

as the

vaudeville and circus pertomiers." Cindy Spencer

watch her husb;md attempt the

thing, or the

crowd picked.

the

dreams and days of classic performers long gone-by.

once we had to stop the illusion because something had

gone amiss."

was

and its presentation made

"That was one illusion where great care had to be taken to ensure safety precautions

or guessing the face on a

Stephanie Heldstab was chosen to join the couple

than most show-goers would imagine.

"We

illusion,

someone from

playing card

all

they offered. That w;is

the audience for help in a

tlie

to

even smaller

were enthralled with

driving force behind

we did; the people, the places and the

all

pertbrming."

The Spencers" showmanship and pleasure derived from entertaining made

the pert'omiance a delight for

any age. Magic was still alive in the world and it came to life in ti-ont

on

for people that

All tied up.

Nothing

of our very eyes.

is

as easy as

Lisa Renze it

appears

Paul

as

L ()

h

man

and Jeremiah Jennings discover when tying simple bow. Rope

a

tricks

were

used by the

Spencers to

warm up the

crowd

before

ILLUSIONISTS/ HYPNOTIST

Photo by Jon

100 Illusionists/ Hypnotist

the

main event.

Britton.

Vj


Chains of steel. As Kevin and Cindy Spencer prepare I'orihe Milk (an l.M.ipe, Paul l.nhman sla>s close to recei\e instructions. The trick was a lavoritc tor nianv audience members. I'hoto h\ Jon Bnlton.

Wm As

State of mind, lolloping instructions seems

to

be the key to

Linn

learning lor Travis Garton as he listens again to Ke\in Spencer sat

explain the Iamiiou Illusion. Spencer utilized

many

throughout the pertormance. Photo by Jon Britlon.

OF MINDS

(he audience piled ink> the

Mary

Jim

Wand

Perloriiiint; Arts Center.

sipping a Diet CuisC patiently awaiting

optical illusions

his first peil'orniance of the night. This

was Wand's second appearance nt at Northuest and his

academic year

the 1

1

th

appearance overall. "T

coming back

kept

reasons,"

Wand

said.

for a couple of

"Number

one. the

students were very responsive

in

the

show and appreciative. Number two, the .

Campus

Programmers, was was easy to work with." Though Wand had done nutnerous Activities

very organized:

it

sht)ws throughout the country, he liked

Northwest because of his awareness of

what would be waiting rival.

Wand

for

him upon

also cited the thorough

ar-

com-

CAPS and him without worry of

munication process between himself that

left

complication.

Ticket sales were not a problem tor the

Beyond Imagination performance. The show was such a popular e\ ent, a second show time was added to accommodate many loyal fans, "I thought the show was belter this time." Renee McCabe said. "I loved the part w here he made the men into women." Because of a following that was equalled by no other performer, lime and

time again

Wand was welcomed

onto the

Noilhwest campus with enthusiasm. Sara Meyers

Opposite sex.

Believing they are awaiting

Wand Wand made

chcerleading Iryouts, Jim

interviews

hypnotized students.

over 2,000

professional appearances nationw ide. Photo by

Jon Britton.

Illusionists/ Hypnotist 101


The modern world. A modern dance main point behind

the piece "Seeds."

inierpertation of growth

Not only did

it

take

is

the

many years

of training to reach the point of proficiency, but also serious dedication and a willingness to sacrifice. Photo by Jon Britton.

A variety of dance. With

a mixture of bullet and modern dance, the Alvin Alley dancers perform the more traditional "Isba." In 1938,

Alley began the repretory, which was based in

New York City.

Photo

by Jon Britton.

The one you love. Facial and body expressions were an imperative part of "To Have and to Hold." The piece was about missing loved ones. Photo by Jon Britton.

102 Dance Theater


Thin,

toned bodies iiunod

caliy

This could describe

were "Mean old I'risco," "The Sham," "To Have and to Hold" and "Isba." While the dancers lion

how

were changing

hands, their body.

Sylvia Waters,

where they should

precisely

to position their feet, their

but this

rliMlinii-

around the stage. They knew be.

any performance ensemble,

was not a normal performance

it \k

as the

costumes between pieces,

their

artistic director

mances

was excellent and very interesting," Tina Bracket! said. "They used different styles of dance not just ballet and jazz, it was a combina-

question and answer session.

comprised of the 12 most outstanding scholarship students of the

New York

located in

founding

it

American Dance Center, ensembles

City. Since the

had become a stepping stone be-

tween the Ailey school and a professional dance company. After studying with the Ailey ensemble, dance students often went on to be

in

Broadway productions, become teachers and work for other dance companies. Most of ensemble

thought

and ranged

in

maximum

of two to three years

that

was

interesting," Sakai said. "I

the bodies

were constructed, the

to

still

was only

a taste of

come. The performance

later

evening kept the audience as captivated as

the earlier demonstration.

The first piece scheduled, "Guerilla Love Song Dances," was cancelled due to injuries and instead they performed "Seeds" along w ith "To Have and to Hold" and "Isba." Markeith Lemons liked the "Seeds" piece because

it

"To me

Lemons

various cities around the country.

into

company

the demonstration be-

But. the demonstration

what was

toured three to four months out of the year in

the

went center stage for a

building of the body was pretty."

age from 18 to 23. The company

The day of the pertbnnance

it

way

liked the

the dance students stayed with the

for a

the dancers

Kasumi Sakai attended "I

Ailey formed a workshop, which was

fine

cause she enjoyed watching dancing.

tion." In 1974,

and

qualities of the Ailey ensemble. Afterthe perfor-

Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble. "It

of the ensemble,

told the audience about the history

represented grow it

th in a beautiful

way.

represented growth and changing."

said.

"They went from something ugly

something beautiful."

lor most the pieces were well-peiformed, but

held

enjoyed the program because of the unique com-

were some who were looking for more. "From what had talked about with other people they could ha\e been better," Lemons said. "I didn't know exactly what to look for. but

bination of music and dance.

it

a demonstration/lecture for any interested students,

w hich only a few college

students, parents

and children attended. Those who did attend

"I

thought

it

(the demonstration)

was

real

there

I

looked well performed."

Whether the audience came just

to

enjoy or for

Deborah Johnson said. "The different backgrounds coming together from different

a class, watching a combination of ballet,

places."

no matter what

different,"

The pieces performed during

mod-

ern and yd// dancing kept e\eryone interested, their tastes were.

the denionsira-

Fay Dahlquist

RHYTHMIC ALVIN AILEY Dance Theater 103


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104 Pickle Circus


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niiliiigchildren L'rs

as

v\cai'iiii:

wannsueat-

that there

the Pickle Famil>

member of

Thursday. Feb.

Circus per-

and tumbling show

their acrobatic

The San Francisco-based was presented b\ Northwest

Encore Pertorniances.

members.

The audience

Northwest was "a great audi-

at

ence and really made the show fun," Pickle

Family Circus member.

The crowd was

News and was

Gieseke

Bill

Da\e Gieseke.

director of

little

said.

in

the crowd,"

definitely

one of our

dissappoinled

"It

was

smaller-sized shows."

The

si/e of the

"Brother Sun/ Sister Moon," was performed h\

Aloysia Gavre-Wareham and Dennis

Das

iault.

The performers swayed and tw isted to hung on to the bar. each

the live music as they

other and the crowd.

nine people on a bicycle, spinning six plates on sticks

w

ithout losing

one and tossing performers

feet

above the

crow d. how o\

cr.

did not

ham-

Each performance brought cheers from the audience

were involved.

audience producing grunts and other strange

stage."

auditorium.

The performers and audience

interacted e\en

before the show started. Pino, a spunky tumbler

with a

flair

for

showing

off,

was whistling

through the audience before the lights dimmed.

Wearing a purple jump suit and as her face, she whistled

a smile as

w ide

and mimed w hilecraw

1-

ing and hurdling over and around the seats and the audience.

Her goal was

to

move

all

the

into a

working musical instrument. With the

sounds, a quirky tune

After the finale,

vs

as created throughout the

members of the

ing hands and exchanging

children and adults.

compliments with

Though

the performance

was not attended by any Northwest

Ihc

WMc

Circus asI

o

11

n

dcd

crowds with their

students,

it

did not hinder the groups performance or their

willingness to return.

The circus group was well-known on the West

people sitting toward the outside of the theater

Coast and were gaining popularity

closer together and closer to the center.

gions. Gieseke said he planned to bring the

When

Family

Pickle Family

Circus mingled through the exiting crowd, shak-

the priming ended, the lights

went out

Pickle Fainily Circus back

in

other re-

in the fiuine.

and an announcement was made.

family.

the

was a great show." Gieseke said. "I was ama/ed with their athletic ability. It was not just a bunch of people jumping around on "It

the

chair 20

.Miming her directions, Pino turned the crowd

reallv

of

in a

stage.

crowd, especially the ones where members of

per the performance.

Just one

abine the

perfect sense.

high into the air and catching them

Information. a

made

it

Other numbers included juggling, balancing

Forchion, said.

not as big as expected or

desired, according to

"I

This announcement might have seemed

interaction played a large role in the

the ensemble's

which accompa-

the liveja// band

strange, but for a flying trape/c act

stage

success of the perforniance. according to one ot

weask

be no use of flash photography," a

nied the circus said.

II.

traveling troupe

Crowd

'Folks, for the safct\ of our pcilnrmers

watched with wide-opened eyes

KoyiT Hii^hlelt

HIGH-FLYING

ACROBATS

athletic prow re ss and entertaining ex-

PICKLE FAMILY CIRCUS

pertise.

Pickle Circus 105


The

roses had died, the chocolates had

been devoured and the card had been

stuffed in a box somewhere in the back of a closet, but one Valentine's Day

memory

flowered trunks.

He had

to entertain

neon

his four

filled

with a series of wire hangers. The

hunch back,

after that

was

a

it

was

a hook, for college students

who

never hang up

anyway.

Some of his home security

it,

that

tly,

a

had an "X"

and what he called the gradu-

camouflaged baseball cap with a tassel. was like he said, he was able to do the stuff

here he could not do on

"I

was

TV," Angela Roush said.

not edited."

Carrot Top,

who had

bright orange hair, said

was often mistaken.

in the airport

said he

Wendy's

said. "I

make

to

you entertained your-

sure

"If

I

entertained myself and had fun and

not too serious about the whole thing the

would see

that

and say

"this

wass

having fun too,'" Carrot Top

The second

lyrics,

strobe lights and fake smoke.

made

I

said.

show was

half of his

music videos and song

great,

was crowd he was

a spoof of

complete with

Some of the

songs

fun of included Nirvana's "Smells Like

Spirt," during the

a two-liter bottle;

chorus of the song he

Mellow Yellow as he held he donned a long blond wig

and danced around

like

black wig, stuck out his

Axl Rose; he wore a

and was transformed Mick Jagger, and between every few songs "Achy Breaky Hearf by Billy Ray Cyrus would come on and he would beat on a toy record player lips

into

with a baseball bat until

it

stopped.

Afterreturning to the stage twice forthe stand-

and people were

like

sometimes had fun going through

when he put his hair in pig-tails, he was mistaken for Wendy. Carrot Top said he chose the name because it drive-thru because

ing and cheering crowd. Carrot

audience

'Chelsea Clinton with a bad haircut,"" he said.

He

was

pointed to the words

cowboys

never had," he

I

said he thought the trick to entertaining

Teen

sity; a

his identity

bombed

likeable character."

other creations included a $10

ation cap for Northeast Missouri .State Univer-

"He was

or not,

it

was a

system; a pair of "bugle boy"

hat for black

on the front of

"It

said. "I

self.

he

jeans that had a bugle attached to the

cowboy

I

He

one-armed

hanger, for a one-armed person and one without

their clothes

"Believe

others

had one side stretched out of shape,

for a

also claimed that he had never

guess

a variety of things he

audiences.

it

He began

He

by explaining

his act

was always just little clips of him," Danileel Freeman said. "Here it was live and it was almost two hours of Carrot Top." first

yet did not

while doing stand-up.

The comedian started some of the props that

"On TV,

it,

name.

to reveal his real

"It was no fun if people knew it," he would rather have been a mystery."

brought a smile; seeing comedian

still

Carrot Top.

had created

was fun and people remembered want

to join

him

Top

invited the

as he sold T-shirts

and

signed autographs for anyone interested in staying after the performance. "I

was signing auto"He was very in touch

liked the fact that he

graphs," Freeman said.

Hot head

with the crowd." ,Fodi

Puis

phones. Clearing the signal

on

his air-

line

head-

phones.

Carrot Top to

stops

pose for

a photo. The conie-

dian per-

formed

for

packed crowd on a

Valentine's

Day. Photo by J

o

Bntton.

Carrot Top 106

n


Grateful fans. After a side-splitting performance. Carrot Top signs auiographs and sells t-shirts. Carrot Top kept fans laughing throughout his entire

Traveling \s

eomedic show. Photo by Don Carrick,

llgfit.

Confusion

hen traveling around

lots

is

(he

name of the game

for

The comedian believed that the key to having fun ahuixs do the unexpected. Photo b\ Jon Britlon

Read my imitates

was

lips.

Canot Top

of people with his miniature luggage. in life

was

to

Cam Top

Mick Jagger

gives it his all as he it of the Rolling Stones. The act

his finale for his musical farce of the

show. Photo

bv Jon Britton.

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ome may have tagged the happenings

^^^^^ ^^^^B ^^^^^

in

Mary Linn Performing Arts Center

"pure nonsense." But the /any adven-

tures of the sisters in the

hroadway musical

"Nunsense" proved just crazy enough

to get the

nearly sold-oiit audience laughing out of their seats.

money could be raised for So Sister Mary Hubert.

invited to be a part of the

show, immediately at the onset

The house

lights

iif

the production.

went down and the nuns came

running out into the crowd and invited everyone

Mount Woo! Woo!"

to join in the

Saint Helens" cheer:

"Wool

Sister

along with Sister Mary Regina, Mother Superior collaborated their talents and put on a variety

show, much

was

to the delight

fun,'"

Naoko

of the audience.

Miyairi said. "I had

many

favorite parts."

When

the sisters finished their variety show.

Mary Amnesia,

Sister

no clue

to her

own

to a quiz that the

answer.

This was the second year for the production to

Mary Robert Mary Leo

Sister

Anne.SisterMary Amnesia and

"It

The audience was

a proper burial.

gave

a

crowd

who had

favorite

identity, called off questions

audience was expected to

When someone answered correctly, she person a holy card.

that

who

After the quiz, the sisters took turns showing

saw both shows said the plot varied a little. "It was pretty much the same story, but they changed some of the words and stuff in it, so it

quism, tap dancing, and crooning a variety of

hit

Northwest and one audience member

was up to date." AUie Weymuth said. The story of five nuns attempting to raise money for their convent was the winner of four 1986 Outer Critics" Circle Awards, which included Best Off-Broadway Musical. Best Book

The sisters, referred to by citizens

as "the

little

hobos'" because of their convent size and setting in

Hoboken,

N.J..

were teachers

at

Mount Saint Helens School. The cause for their fundraiser was filled with its share of "nunsense." The convent chef. Sister Julia,

which consisted of

Child of God, prepared a meal that sent 52

of the sisters to their death. There was

money

enough for proper burial of all 52 bodies, but the Mother Superior decided they needed a VCR so

ventrilo-

songs about their aspirations and dreams of

Unbeknow nst to the

was making an unexpected freeze.

as unexpected as they thought said he had

phoned

had

to

went

deep was not

visit to their

But the nuns found out the

Amnesia

life.

nuns, the health inspector

visit

when the

Sister

Mary

day before.

After being warned that the nuns

and Best Music.

up shop

off their talents

in the freezer

be taken out immediately, the fundraiser

into full-speed.

liners that

What followed were one

had the crowd hooting and hollering

for more.

The production proved successful reviews "I

it

loved

after raving

received after both performances. it."

Amy Miller said. "I saw

it

last

year

when it came here, and it was really good." The two years Nunsense was on campus were certainly memorable and the sisters of Hoboken

resting place. The other four nuns were

would have a spot in the hearts of all who heard their dilemmas and dreams.

taking residence in the freezer until enough

Andrea Johnson

only 48 of the deceased sisters final

made

it

to their

Singing Praises. The

sisters

Mount

of

Saint Helens sing a song

for

their

fundraiser. TTie avvard\\

inning

ni u s

i

made

c a

I

its

second ap-

pearance on campus.

Pholo by

Tony Miceli.

108 Nunsense


NUNSENSE 109


When

one thought of a typical Ameri-

can family, most people envisioned

look his

at life

Sam

from

added

to the

show's message.

Shepard. his vision involved a

Shepard reflected

kept these answers as secrets, just as the family

a darker side.

image of one

that

we answered al of Shepard' s unanswered questions so we would have a common frame of reference." Yarns said. "As a cast, we

laughter and picnics, sunny days and smiles. For

performance

rural family in his play,

Child," performed in the

"Buried

Mary Linn Performing

Arts Center Studio Theatre.

Centered around the in Illinois, the plot

life

"As

a cast,

show kept those secrets. We did not expect

in the

the audience to see those answers.

come up

of a farm family living

1

They would

own answers just as Shepard

with their

intended them to."

focused on a secret the family

The

theater provided a close-knit atmosphere

had kept hidden for over 30 years. The mystery

as

of an illegitimate child buried

audience interacted with each other and discussed the mystery of the show between acts.

was revealed

home

after the

in the

backyard

grandson, Vince, returned

with his girlfriend. Shepard touched on

issues such as rape, incest and

murder as

critical

it

was assembled

"There was a Denise Davis

lot

one family's attempt

fallen into.

it

Yarns

said.

"Tragic things happened to most

families and love helped

them survive. The

family that Shepard portrayed had no love."

The

Dodge, Anne Einig as Halie, Grant Hilgenkamp as Tilden, Bill Haley as Braas

Yolanda Rogers Father Dewis.

dley, as

as Shelly

and Trevin Gay

member

own

Though

ending," Jeff Johnston said. the piece allowed each individual

experienced the play to draw their sions,

it

was important

dug out of

the ground."

in the

production, the play

forced them to re-examine almost nightly what type of message was being sent from the stage.

Many began

this

examination by

first

digging

"He (Yince) was

led into a life that only led to

death," Johnston said.

Although "Buried Child" offered a look unsavory portrait of Americana,

own

who

conclu-

for the cast to focus

one specific meaning. By doing

"It

was very

did not

me on

of the audience.

""Buried Chi Id' was a play where everyone had their

intricate story of

it

at

an

gave a sense

of realism unique to stage production.

While "Buried Child" introduced some definitive ideas, it was also open to interpretation by each individual

finally

was an

to hide a dirty secret until

further into the lives of their characters.

cast included Jeff Johnston as Vince,

James Rush

was

For those involved

'f-.'

of tension and suspense,"

said. "It

evidence to the loveless existence the family had

"The most important thing about this family was that there was no real love," director Mark

40 people. The

for only

on

so, the cast

could then gain a uniformity throughout the

intense," Stephanie

Damm said. "I

know what was happening the

edge of

my

next.

It

kept

seat."

"Buried Child" explored what happened to the American Dream and took a step closer to distinguishing

how

a family could become so dysThe play went beyond tragedy into a realm of newfound understanding of secrets that

functional.

so

many people wanted

Hidden secrets.

to hide.

Michelle Hershberger and Lisa Renze

Jeff

Johnston guides the

audience along the

DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY

t

v\

i

s

t

family

ha.s

adopted. Johnston starred as

Vince in the

Theatre Department's

Spring tion

of Buried

Child. Photo by

T

o

Miceli.

110 Buried Child

d

his

Produc

BURIED CHILD

e

path

n

\


Father and Son. Dodge. James Rush,

yells at his son Tildcn.Grant

H jienkainp. or husking corn. Tilden picked corn from the yard that Dodge said had not been planted tor 20 years. Photo by Tony Miceli. 1

1

I

Seclusion. Dodge

mUo

sits in his usu.il

a recluse in his

mate child 20 sears

own home earlier.

omhe couch. Dodge turned drowned his wile's illegitiTonv Miceli.

place

alter he

Photo h\

Deniable Past.

Anguish o\ercomes

Anne Kim g as Hal ie as she speaks to her husband Dodge. Einig played an

intri-

cate role for the audience throughout the play.

Photo by Tony Miceli.

Blried Child 111


Right at home. Sharing a laugh with her audience

Kathy Mattea takes a break between songs. Mattea's humor which

concert was filled with stories and

helped her relate on a more personal level. Photo by

Jon Britton.

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^H^^^^^# ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^H


-

r

oLintry folks gathered to listen to her

sold-out

^^^^

Mar>\illc residents and Northwest

^^^^

counlrN

siuclenis

ill

proved there was a

No

alnH)st everyone.

their roots began, they all

came

little

one reason

halfway and they knew the songs."

Mary\

resident and dedicated fan Virginia

ille

"The concert was it

w as because

stage and

felt

it

was such

atmosphere

Performing Arts Center, there was no argument

Mattea was welcomed with open arms.

that

was a great concert and

"It

needed the change," Kody Oline

I

thought

said.

we

awesome performer."

an

many

also captured the

outside of Maryville. She had

earned high acclaim from the music industry

having been the only

up

self

\

alues.

"It

woman nominated

for the

honor of Entertainer of the Year. Mattea won Countrv Music Association's Female Vocalist

to her

life

performance by opening her-

audience with

to the

husband's

as well as her

was

because of

a friendly concert with a

"She made me

coun-

first

atmosphere.

this rela.xed

homey

feel

feel-

welcome

really cared about the audience.

I

liked

way she joked around and gave background

the

to her songs,

giving them a

Mattea explamed lar

from her

tales

own dreams and

Markee Warrick enjoyed her

ing," Warrick said.

and she

The singer and songwriter hearts of

Mattea brought a down-home, comfortable

try ct)ncert

"She was

a closeness to the

every song she sang was right to

every person there."

Mary Linn

a bouc|uel of flowers.

great," Lent said. "1 thought

there

The spring concert featuring a country western performer w as a change from the usual rock concert. .Students said it was time for a change in

wuh

approached the stage

Mattea.

and with a sold-out performance

when she

Lent met Mattea more than hallway

matter where

for

hear the silky. Southern voice of Kathy

to

me

while

pertOrniance

lot

that there

of meaning."

was

not a particu-

song that meant more than the others because

each song had a special place "I

in

her heart.

thought of songs the same

way people

of the Year for three consecutive years and took

talked about theirchildren." Mattea said. "I liked

home two Grammy Awards

them

including Country

Vocal Performer and Best Country Song for

in

1

99

1

"Where've You Been?"

Northwest was Mattea's for the year

was

and she said

opening "It

act, but all

w as

really fun

different ways.

show on the road

that the it

performance

was not

the usual

and a different experience

to

came to see me rather somebody else," Mattea

tried to find things

I

1

thoughts that together had these wonderful facets

and different colors

much

her own.

I

I

I

first

special to her because

all in

moved me and felt deeply about so that when had sung them 00 times still enjoyed it. Over the years I developed a collection of that

that

always made

it

so

fun to do a show."

Perhaps the reason Mattea's audience enjoyed

much was because

play for an audience that

the songs so

than opening up for

feelings were genuine and straight from the

said. "It

was always a challenge

the audience over

to try

and win

and make a statement about

who was and let them discover me. But, it was more fun when it was my own audience meeting 1

heart.

they

felt

the

Mattea had come a long way from her

debut record

in

warming music

1985 to delivering her heartto

audiences across the country. Karissa Boney

KATHY MATTEA Kathy Mattea 113


114 Academics Division


THAN DONE UlMMMMMMJlMMj As entrance requirements were the budget

tightened, academics were

was

more important

Once again

raised and

to us than ever.

tuition increased, but

dered where the

money was

the proposed budget cuts

we won-

going, as

go

we saw

into effect.

Technology students seemed

to

be the most

effected as they scrambled to complete their

degrees before the scheduled termination of the department at the

Many During a

end of the academic year.

of us struggled with the decision of

sitting for his

senior portraits, Blaine

Eastridge

is

situated by

what we wanted to major in, while others were confident enough with their choice to study

Chris Kline, of Carl

Wolf Studios,

for the

abroad, as several student and faculty groups

perfect pose. In order to

be recorded as part

of Northwest history,

students had their

yearbook portraits taken. Photo by Fairfield.

took educational

No

trips overseas.

matter where

we

fit in,

adjusting to aca-

demic changes was necessary

for college sur-

Brad

vival.

Academics Division 115


Researching a project Jerry Hilker and Jim Stoner use resources on the

2nd

floor of the hbrary.

number

The new system arranged journals by

call

instead of alphabetical order. Photo by Laura Riedel.

Gathering information for a paper,

Kim

Pietrowski pursues the

Missrouriana Collection. Students utilized the collection to gain information about Northwest Missouri. Photo by Laura Riedel.

money onto his copy card account, Joseph Niswonger new system at the library. Once students obtained a card, they

Placing more uses the

could easily get copies without the hassle of making change. Photo by Jack Vaught.

116 Library Changes


Students adjust

improvements

to

Time For A Change B

Owens

D.

anniversary

seen this

many

Library celebrated in

March. The

its

1

changes over the years and

year was no exception.

One

was

of the most noticeable

looking for,"

1th

had

library

the

''We start-

and came with 50 cents of credit already on the card. Students ce>uld add money to

last

spring

and

it's

debit card technology so

they tested

it,"

Georgene Timko,

the cost of copies rose

was cheaper

copi-

Karyn

them, though.

were

the prices

Timko

said. "It also put the sub-

One of the changes Timko was most proud of was Owens Paper Plus. Owens Paper Plus was a library service that matched up students who had in-depth research papers with a librarian who would help them research the subject of their paper.

The

service

was

availabletoany sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student

Two years ago, a space

did

decided to

move

the microfilm and microfiche to be with the periodi-

level

"We started last spring and it was a huge success," Timko

utilization task force for the library

who was enrolled in a 200 or above

class.

on microfilm or had been in a bound

periodical they were searching for

1

said.

"Over a six-week summer

we

session,

18 Plus sessions. Librarians from other univer-

sities

The

did not always believe library

we

did that many."

changes took some getting used

to for

seemed to adjust gradually the more familiar they became and additional changes were being planned for the upcoming students and faculty, but students

cals.

"Now

they would be next to each other on the

ject areas together."

new

Another noticeable change was the classification of the periodicals. Often people would not find the and didn't realize it volume on the second tloor.

numbers.

way if they changed titles, the call number would be slightly different, but shelf, "

higher than previous years."

fiche

solve the

"This

said.

for them,"

They were kind of confusing and

To

problem, the library decided to use classification

for organizations that did a lot of

"I didn't really like

throughout the periodicals.

Timko

copying documents

ers.

Hallberg said.

Another problem was journals for a found anywhere

specific topic could be

Georgene

For those using change, the cost was 10 cents per copied page.

it

their

of-

and periodicals would name and the rest of the

would be across the library. "The new system was resourceful," Terri Wheelhouse said. "I found what I

Director

from the microfiche. Those using the card could copy documents for 7 cents.

"They were good

said the idea of alphabetical ar-

needed."

from the

Students had mixed feelings about the

in

still

title."

periodical

Library

library

the cards received a discount of copying

copying because

change

cess.

previous 5 cents a page, students using

materials as well as

been a

we waited while

director, said.

Though

Timko

huge suc-

several libraries that had the

"The other

said.

rangement seemed easy enough, but ten journals

their card as needed.

"We knew

alphabetical order by

ed this

advent of the debit card. The card cost $ 1

Timko

problem was the periodicals were

if

you could not find

it

on the fiche or film

you could walk a couple of steps to the bound periodicals or current issue and find what you were

'Written

by

academic year.

Tract

Todd

Library ChangesH?


118 Deciding Majors


"

career can

Choosing

Major Decision

w

hat di)

you want

do with your

to

quickly determined then- major. Kristi

life'.'

"/

That question was directed to students as as junior high age. and haunted

young

students

who were completing even

third, fourth or

fifth

year

keep

wished "I

wanted

keep

my

freshman Lisa Giltner

jump

I

had

into a field that

I

to.

so

why

Sweeney

For those undecided freshmen, a fresh-

man seminar course geared

Giltner said. "/

wards their diverse needs

did not

the class, tests

1

want

So many people ended up changing their majors, and didn't want to be faced with that."

into

to

pimp

was

would not

knew

lum guidelines and even

living environ-

taken

if

a person

made

a

me years to be happy." family relations

made. That was not

I

to

mention how much happier was with everything in had a felt general. It was much easier when I

I

not wanting tojump into a

to

for

me

to

enjoy the job

to

Iowa

was

that

I

There were others

commitment w ithout any

decide on a major because in the future.

I

also realized

said.

There were those individuals, however, who went right into school knowing what they wanted and

who

wanted

practically fell

particular career choice and stuck with

ment was a

I

lege in Clarinda,

for sure

to

school began.

Rogers,

wanted more than just money," junior Kristy Hofmeister, a transfer student from Southwest Col-

that

knew

Hagerty had declared elementary education as it soon after

Huskey totally

was hard

I

her major, but considered changing

graduation.

thought. "It

said.

"When

Other students faced problems similar

wanted

thing

1

purpose."

I

"One

that

them.

suit

help develop childrens' knowledge." Kara Hagerty

first try.

1

lustration

students thought they

another career would better

satisfied with the choice

on a major. Photo

Some

long run.

major Michelle Rogers said. "I've been everything from pre-mcd to psychology, and only now was

choices students have when deciding

spective."

classes for beginning students, curricu-

"It's

the variety of

Career Services

what they wanted, but soon learned

hasty choice on the

shows

trip to the

helped tne put things into per-

said. "It

like in the

.Seminar

ments could be sorely disrupted

Mario Matsukata

took a

and learned more office one about different majors." Travis Carton

Entering a college or university as an

itself.

determine

would enjoy and

class period

I

"undeclared" however, could create

offered. In

to

suited for.

"We

a field I

directly to-

w as

were taken

what careers a student

wouldn't

did the

said.

they said w hat they said."

like in the long run.

soine unique problems in

know why people

to

things they did and to understand

open, " Lisa

would not

said, "l

wanted

"I

options open."

declare one (major) until didn't

my

it

to

just

that.

options

in college.

was a decision they not leap unknowingly into.

to

Sweeney, a psychology major, did

their

Yet the question remained unanswered,

and for many

wanted to

first started,

I

it

into a

through

early childhood develop-

part of early education classes," Caria

said.

"Later

unique and

much work toward

it

was offered

decided since

I

it.

to retain

it

as I

something

had done so

as a double major."

Whether an individual was sold from

their very

day of school, or if they took years to try and fail before they decided, the right "major" career deci-

first

sion could

make

all

their lifetime goals

the difference in the worid for

and how they spent the

rest

of

their lives.

il-

by Tony

Written by Lisa Renze and Jennifer Spiegel

Miceli.

Deciding Majors 119


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Tom pose

Perkins, Sara Hosford, Sarah Vogel and Darin in

McBroom

Moscow witii Misha, the Olympic bear. Misha was located

in front of a hotel built especially for the

1980 Olympics. Photo

courtesy of Sara Hosford.

Members of the London Program, Tina Hike, Debbie Over (^llian Neslund and their friends stand in front of check Point Charlie. Berlin was one of the many stops made while the students traveled abroad. Photo courtesy of Tina Hike.

120 Foreign Studies


Travel abroad brings Northtuest

International

3

Flair IN M

:tor

was

a chance of a lifetime, an experithat

different

"There was

couldn't be matched

it

According

any classroom. As students and faculty members visited London, Russia and Hungary they experienced, firsthand,

no substitute to experienc-

ing a differ-

"There was really no substitute to experiencing a different culture," Dr.

ful

because

it

"

ent culture,

was so wonderwas living history. You saw "It

Dr. Charles

and heard what you had been reading about

all

aid and slides

H

/

those years.

It

it

i

was wonder-

and movies."

The London program allowed students to spend a semester n London studying at the Imperial College. The program was

ful beacuse

ago by Dr. Richard

"

initiated five years

it

sweep

under the

it

carpet.

"Americans were always in a rush," Over said. "Over there it was a relaxed was always atmosphere; over here I

With

six field trips

and the long week-

ends to explore London and other parts of

England on

their

own,

it

was hard

to

determine what was the best experience

living

"The whole thing

really stood out,"

Gillian Neslund said. "1 loved the people

history.

and the atmosphere." Another opportunity

of 1992 five Northwest

In the spring

irritating, just

if

of the semester.

was

Fulton.

i:

it

Schultz. "It

through

i

iM

if

the national scandal waseffected, but

stressed."

was a living visual

you could not duplicate

Schultz, the English

to

people's attitude was to do something

was

different cultures and historical sites.

Charles Schultz said.

from America was the easy go-

ing attitude.

in

w.>

I

t

ence so great

that

some

stu-

students participated in the program. During the

dents took advantage of was exploring the rest of the

semester each student took 12 credit hours that

continent of Europe. During spring break, several

transferred back to Northwest.

required by

all

students

was

One

class that

British life

was

and culture.

Every Tuesday a different lecturer would speak the class about trip the

what they would see on

next day.

to

their field

Some of the places the class toured

were Parliament, House of Lords and Stonehenge. "1 thought it (studying in London) was wonderful."'

Debbie Over

said. "I learned the similarities

and differences between the cultures. neat to actually see the things

I

It

was

really

learned about

in

Besides being separated from the lives they were

accustomed

to, the group had to adjust to the British

way of speaking and "It

group spent the night sleeping on the

and toured

such as Berlin, Nice, Rome and Barcelona. "We were able to see so much," Over said. "It was

exciting to

know

that at 20,

1

went

to all those cities

and got along without knowing the language."

Because of the length of

stay, students

had

for themselves with matters such as finances,

to

fend

which

helped the students become more independent. "1

was independent I

when was over become more indepen-

before, but

learned to

I

my own bank home for anything. I was

dent," Neslund said. "I had to set up

account, and

I

couldn't run

truly independent."

living.

was two nations. Great Britain and America,

divided behind a common

train

cities

there for awhile

class."

The

students traveled throughout Europe by train.

language," Schultz said.

Another aspect of English culture

that

During the semester, Schultz was able to see 35 stage shows.

was very

W^ritten by

-continued

Fay Dahlqttist

Foreign Studies 121


After teaching

in

London

for a semester. Dr.

Charles Schultz hosted a lecture when he returned to Northwest.

Schultz entertained

the audiences with stories of his experiences.

Photo by Jon Britton.

Tina Hike and Cathleen Wilson encounter a local wearing a costume to ward off devilish

omens. While abroad, the students had many opportunities to e.xplore various cultures and their traditions.

Photo courtesy of Tina Hike.

Elizabeth Stephan and Sara Hosford stop for a Pepsi with students

two Russian

made many new

friends.

American

friends while trav-

eling in Eastern Europe. Photo courtesy of

Sara Hosford.

122 FoRErcN Studies


"

International Flair Rose Alley, the same alley Shakespeare walked between the original sites of the Rose The-

was striking

and the Globe Theater. He performed "Encore for Jenny Lynn," with

how

also able U) walk

He was

had 20 years

"Budapest

was compared Wilcox

ater

his wife, Patricia, during her

half

week

two and a it

western

was com-

pared

psyching up for their

barrier.

to

barrier

trip,

I

spoke some English, the a minimal problem.

had been

in that situation for

became more adept with sign language and body language," Wilcox

awhile

dijference

I

said.

Hungary. This

that

became

"After

was a big

definite language

With the assistance of tour guides

and youths

Russia and

trip to

"There was a big difference

said.

Europe group had a

Moscow. There

were so warm." As students were returning frnni their experience in London, others were

how western it Moscow," Kenton

to

between east and west." Unlike those in London, the Eastern

visit.

"It (the play) was well received," Schult/ said. "The people over there

to reestablish itself.

"Budapest was striking

was not only

trip

between east

a sightseeing

but a once in a lifetime

trip.

Several

and west,

weeks after school ended in May, a group of students and faculty members traveled Eastern Europe for two weeks. The

Russia was under tough conditions po-

new-found freedoms were very ap-

the

parent.

Kenton

"In

trip

Wilcox

consisted of both countries, so the stu-

and economically, but

litically, socially

said.

St.

Petersburg groups of small

brass bands

would

burst out with "Battle

dents could get a feel of the drastic changes occur-

Hymn of the Republic" or something that the tourists

ring in Russia.

would enjoy,"

"Things were happening so quickly Europe," Dr. Richard Frucht

in

Eastern

said. "Trips like this, if

Dr. Bruce Litte said.

"They hoped

get tips for these things."

Wilcox and

Litte left the

group

to travel

countries in

them the rest of their life." The group first went to Russia where they saw sights such as Summer and Winter Palaces, Red

Poland. They said on their travels they met

Square and the Kremlin.

who was

"It

stay with

was

Hosford

we

left,

a

other

Eastern Europe, such as Austria, and

they were done well, were cultural experiences that

would

to

many

interesting people and had wonderful experiences. Litte

met

a

woman

at

the

Opera House

orginally from Maryville and

in

Prague,

who was

the

wonderful learning experience," Sara

second cousin of B.D. Owens. Litte also had a

before

moving experience when he met some people playing the same folk songs that his grandparents used to

said. "1

was

really

nervous about

it

about the Russian people, because when

we

were young we were taught the Russian people were

sing.

""That

our enemies."

was half-way around

the world," Litte said.

Hungary's switch from a communistic state to a more democratic way of life was the purpose behind

""Those were always exciting experiences."

the group's tour of the country. This way, according

different country, they learned about different cul-

to Frucht, the students could

was beginning

to

change

compare

a country that

with that of a country that

'Written by

Students did not just travel overseas to tour a

tures,

saw

historical sites

and experienced many

wonderful memories they took home with them.

Fay Dahlquist

Foreign Studies 123


Dratv backs, benefits found as

Students Pursue

Double Majors c

ompleting a double major was not a

task that

many

Bell said.

"You

students were willing to

The amount of time, effort and dedication required was enough to send some scurrying to their advisers to

Brooks chose

get their second major dropped, while others

felt

it

weren't

"Having a journalism and

stuck in one

ing major could

was a task they were ready to any drawbacks to having

a double major."

My la Brooks, a journal-

ism and broadcasting major felt

said. "All

area.

The reasons it

for pursuing a double

ater

and public

relations

ma-

Doug

was so he could obtain a variety

of information

in his

Wljenyou

chosen

major provided

got out,

it

fell

like to concentrate in

was not only a double major, she

how much

and got

had

"I

Doug Mar-

little

to

af-

study time she had. In

order to deal with this she used

ketable"

many

lists

sleep at times.

know where my

priorities

were," Bell stated.

There were benefits, however, that

tin said.

said. "I did not

made having a double major worth while.

in

To

elementary education and

way

to

help her

become more marketable to the schools she

applied

to.

to

loved

decide what the other major would be.

Martin chose public relations and theater because they both dealt with the public and working with people. These two areas gave

him that opportunity. "I enjoyed both areas very much," Martin said. Bell's double major made her more specialized and thus she had more knowledge about how to better help the children she would teach. could not picture myself doing anything else,"

kids," Bell said. "It (the double

little

major) gave

me more

time with them."

This enabled her to learn about

everyday problems setting.

how

to deal

with

that arose in a typical school

Another advantage was

change much

that

it

made a career

I

had," Martin

easier.

"People looked said. "I

After deciding to obtain a double major, the ne.xt

was

spend time with children. "I

slightly different.

enhance her knowledge about the children she would be working with. She also thought it would

"I

get

could get a job on a television or

I

fected

more mar-

one area."

BelTs reasons were

double majoring

Martin

early childhood development represented a

step

I

For Bell, the advantage was getting to

"I liked diversity in a field,"

her,

magazine or a news-

Bell

through.

Amy

"Not only could

for a

juggled a variety of activities that

a safety net in

case his career as an entertainer

said.

radio station."

fields, the-

relations. Martin's public

Brooks

paper,

madeyou

jor varied for each person. For

Martin,

a job

a broadcast-

make me more market-

working

able,"

I

were the benefits."

double major for many

sen fields were closely related.

handle. "I didn't feel

a

of the same reasons. However, her cho-

undertake.

at

the experience

had the opportunity for a career change."

No one would deny that a double major was a hard task to accomplish, but any double major

encourage

would

it.

Completing

double major was a time-consum-

a

ing task that few people were willing to undertake.

However,

there

were a tiw brave souls who thought

that the benefits far

outweighed the problems pursu-

Showing sity

ing a double major could cause. For them the effort

Doug Martin

and hard work

Iray.s his

reap

its

own

that they put into their

reward.

majors would

Monica

Krtiel

theater.

lustration Britton.

124 Double Majors

por-

double ma-

jors, public relations

and

V^ritten by

the diver

one can achieve,

Photo

II-

by Jon


Double Majors 125


"

JDratv backs,

found

benefits

as

Students Tadde

Parenthood

T

oys cluttered the small, cozy living

room with

child's decorating hand.

Hot Wheels cars

Log

my degree

Price farm with

its

ty.

ings with solemn, button eyes, next to a

me a sense

with a curly

tail

little

A

world

mother.

special

dreams of higher education and

esteem

Kim Carroll, surrounded by the handiwork of her young son's

had

to stay

me much

more important things in your life than school.' And it was true, too. Being a good mother was just as important, if not

more

so, than

Clad

and

in

being a good student."

dark blue shorts and matching

fresh-faced college coed.

Kim

Carroll said. "They thought school

"Some

Car-

teachers didn't realize that,"

should be your entire

roll said.

unencumbered

burst of creativ-

not

pathetic, but

too young to

be a mother, too mature to be a student. But, she was

At 27, Carroll, a single parent and a senior major-

were 1 8 and

cially

who were

because

my

Carroll

were willing

to

child had an ear infection."

was

just

one of the rapidly increasing

number of people juggling

both.

life. If I

could be. But that was

not only symwork with me, espeduring those times when I had to miss a test

massacre of plastic cowboys and Indians. Carroll, a brunette with startling aqua eyes that sparkled

it

my case and it was really nice to have faculty like

Mr. (David) McLaughlin,

humor and wisdom, looked

with him. For

teachers said to

security,

a Lazy-Boy recliner with her feet tucked up

with good

home

my

understand that there are

I

underneath her to avoid stepping on marbles and a

tall,

had

sweatshirt, Carroll looked like the typical

that held her

self-fulfillment.

,

It gave

about the world that belonged

to his

ity sat in

"Kim,

ofself-

boy named Dakota; a child who knew

I

example, one of

and velvet snout.

This was the kingdom of a four-year-old

very

situation.

sick,

and Walt Disney story books. A fuzzy, brown teddybear watched the proceedfat pig

been understanding of her Carroll said.

real priori-

animals and over a stack of Sesame Street

be with

in general

"Most of my teachers had been great," "They knew if my child was

became a

people, tending to motionless, plastic

to

Dakota, but her instructors

tunnel, past a Fisher

wide-eyed, wooden

on several occasions

class

"Pursuing

raced across beige carpet, through a sturdy Lincoln

she had to leave

so. In fact, Carroll says,

abandon of a

the reckless

\y

the complicated role of

parent and student. Across town from Carroll's

home was

room apartment

ing in psychology, said she went back to school to

quaint, brick

make a better life for herself and her son. "As a hairdresser I brought in a decent paycheck,"

belonging to a young couple struggling successfully

Carroll said. to give

my

and things

"However,

son I

Seated side-by-side on a worn sofa, Jeff and Jody

he deserved,

Read, both 22-years-old, held hands affectionately,

the extra things

real priority,

ultimately give

me

under the weight of textbooks and baby formula.

wasn't always enough I

felt

deserved as well. Pursuing

had become a it

all

that

a four

my

degree

because not only would

a greater .sense of self-esteem,

but also a greater financial security in the future."

Although her academic career

at

Northwest was

their entwined fingers resting near a

rubber doll with

blonde, frizzy hair. Like Carroll's home, the pressible enthusiasm of a child

was evident

irre-

in the

Dakota busily plays with his toy truck

while his mother,

Kim

Carroll, studies

forclass. Carroll

a hairdresser before

riment across the floor-stuffed animals tumbling

she began school in

extremely important to Carroll, her son was equally

-continued

hopes of making a better life for her

W^ritten

by

Kim Todd

and

Dakota. Photo by

Tony

126 Students as Parents

was

well used toys which frolicked with haphazard mer-

Miceli.


"

Students Tackle Parenthood "We were really lucky,"' Jeff said. "My parents lived in town, Jody and I

over one another, blocks stacked to form a half-built, tilting castle, a plastic tea

service overturned to spill lieve contents

on the carpet, and a

ning Garfield sly

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;leaning

make

its

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

grin-

against an untidy pile of

children's storybooks. This

and Jody

thing

tooth missing and two, big, beautiful

to school

and raising

family

a family

the world with

on

resting casually

his knee. His wife

little

Jody wore shorts and a sweatshirt, her bare legs crossed, her body turned

graduate school

at

in

Northwest, Jody had

an undergraduate degree

time

"I

time to study," Read said.

climbing up on our books,

it

Jody Read

life,

lap,

was very

little

"With Chelsea around

playing with our papers and

was impossible

to get

any homework

to pick

up a biology education degree

our dreams,

tion

"Studying was est thing for

me

difficult,"" Jeff said.

"But the hard-

was taking her

personally,

to the

"Because of school, we had and Thursdays,'" Jody

"Those days were tell,

she

Tuesdays

By going

will impart the pur-

excellence to the child. They will

their child's future

the stability of their

was

the only

depended

own, and a college educa-

answer they could

live with.

They

strove to be the best they could because they realized

their

own was dependent upon

performance. That was

remember

to get

all

them through

they needed to

the rough times so

Students

who

parents faced

life

took on the demanding role of with an optimism combined with

"Be-

little bit

and

it

was

tough.""

room, which triggered

Aid on

the

couch and Kodak moments. They knew

the hardships of late-night feedings and the joy of

seeing their child take that

W^ritten

by

first,

wobbly

step.

They

were the present holding the small, sticky hand of the future.

their child.

128 Students as Parents

Saturday morning cartoons, Froot Loops, mid-term

exams, Santa Claus, late-night study sessions, Kool-

really rough,"" Jeff said.

stirred in the next

Jody retrieve

to leave her

said.

knew she was going. She kind

of whined and cried a

Chelsea

we

determination. Their lives were ones filled with

babysitter.""

could

we

improve not only our

their challenge with eagerness."

The parents knew upon

to

they could concentrate on the future.

next year, chuckled at his wife"s words.

I

"The most important thing about

that a life other than one's

a family environmental resources major,

who planned

cause

meet

we

to finish school," Rita

but that of our child as well.

after

said.

done."" Jeff,

both would have gotten jobs, but

suit of

that there

named Sam.

would have been easier if

it

were striving

thought the hardest thing about going to school

bound by

being a parent and a student was that

already under her belt.

and raising a family, was

the only ones at

future

Rita and Kyle Wallinga, had

were determined

to study,

accounting

in

ties.

suppose

said.

just

slightly toward her husband. Currently

we

Hy- Vee

really great if the Uni-

a one-year-old son

was the

back with one ankle

sat

at

And we also Of course, it

had on-campus day care."

The Reads were not who saw a

"I

Read

worked

Northwest

wonder. Jeff

I

the University.

would have been versity

little girl

with a crop of brown curls, one front

at

received financial aid.

about going

was the work

of Chelsea, a 10 1/2 month-old

at

est

both had good jobs.

orange and

brilliant

eyes which looked

The hard-

be-

Kim Todd


JctTRciid Iricslocoax a smile out of daughter

Chelsea while wife Jody looks on. The Reads \\ ere a part of a growing portion of the student

body

that

ehose edueation as well as parent-

hood. Photo by Tony Mieeli.

Rita Wallinga gives her son

Sam

a ride in the

Water Tower Park. Wallinga often took her son to the park whieh was a short distance from their home. Photo by Tony swing

al

MiLcli.

Spending quality tmie with son Dakota, Kim Carroll looks over her

her class load, Carroll

spend with her Carol

child.

Dymond and

homework.

made

Despite

extra time to

Photo by Tony Mieeli.

her daughters, Sarah and

Megan, work together on

the computer.

Dymond sometimes brought

her daughters to

campus w ilh her on weekends to avoid a babysitter. Photo by Tony Mieeli.

hiring

Students as Parents 129


Fight for student's

tnt

ti

Left Versus

Right

H

cmispheric speciulizatiDii was prob-

ably not the

first

minds" as they went about tasks, but

I

thing "on students' their daily

whether they realized

complete such simple tasks as

brushing their teeth, answering a ques-

to the

because I

spheres: the

was divided

left

into

that

it

was

I

thing,

true," Brian Peterson said. "I

I

I

spheres

"

tho.se

when

were most

who moved

likely thinking with the left

did believe in the theory some of modes of thinking would have believed and some wouldn't have," "If

I

those

said.

I

Peterson said. "For instance,

thought that the

I

about a dog right brain/left brain

was

I

opinions on which side of their brains they func-

their experiences.

tioned best with.

this theory, the

for the simple fact that

I

right-brained,

hated math and science,"

Amanda Endicott said. "I got bored easily and had to create things so

my

and I was not bored.

attention span If I

was not so

short

did different things each day

remembered that day better than if was doing the same things." Through research many psychologists had determined that each side of the brain had special characteristics of its own. They deduced that the left brain I

nated

sometimes there was a According

right brain

would

130 Right Brain/Left Brain

between

versions of alter-

wag-

battle the left for control

over

intuition.

"I'm definitely right-brained," Cindy Utslersaid.

was creatively talented, but math skills were less developed. "I

born one

way

spend time

tr>

scientific

and

thought you were

solid evidence about

many

students

dr Jenifer

worked

the

seemed

why the different way they did.

ing to understand

parts of their brains

Fay Dahlquist

my I

or the other."

Although there was no to

W^ritten by

some

certain functions, such as logical thinking versus

subjects such as math, language, science and writ-

such as

conflict

to

overt behavior, sometimes

hemispheric specialization,

tasks,

talking

ing a battle for control (Weiten). For instance, the

I

The right brain handled nonverbal

was

two streams of consciousness

in controlling

specialized in analytical thinking, concentrating on

ing.

I

Since there were two different hemispheres of the brain,

was more

if

couldn't visualize one."

not set in stone scientifically speaking, students had

I

their eyes to

1

thought there was a more visual

to say

revealed

solving a verbal problem

brain/left brain."

would have

my

side of their brain and vice versa.

Tim Champion

-

the right

theory wasn't true verbally, because

"I

in

eye movement during the thought

side and an analytical side, but not necessarily right

Although the idea of

myself

definitely have

process was directly related to the hemi-

thought that there were two different sides of the brain.

skills.

A discovery in brain studies that

every-

brain and the right brain,

didn't have any evidence

said. "1 prided

problem solving

about

different functions.

theory, but

left-brained because

less right-brain characteristics."

two hemi-

had always been told about the

was

Tim

analytical

each of which was capable of performing

"I

I

Champion

was very

Weiten. some researchers had a theory that the brain

was

very analytical about everything,"

"I

book Psychology

Themes and Variations by Wayne

of

formation they experienced.

brained

tion in class or listening to the radio.

According

own way

its

processing the verbal and nonverbal in-

left-

the hemispheres of their brain were at battle to

Each hemisphere had

or not.

it

appreciation, fantasy and creativity.

art

was

Gathercole


1

X ^^ ^'^

"4 \

more brain and the right brain serve as two different identites. As illustrated the left brain is arts, with the effective is more brain right the while languages, and science capable of dealing with math, music and creative thoughts. Photo illustration by Angela Tackett and Jon Britton.

The

left

Right Brain/ Left Brain

1

3


etivirotimetit gives students

Unfamilar

r

Gairett-Sttong

Phobia

T

ÂŤr

he sky was overcast and the wind

moaned

eerily,

blowing the fallen leaves

across the ground.

It

was

a day

made

aivay from

of stern stone, the edifice was

permeated with odors one might find

larly

the world, like I

in a

mansion. Instead, professors

a

cell

was

in

or deep

in the bowels

was Garrett-Strong, the science and math building. Though goblins did not roam freely through the halls, some students professed to having "Garrett-phobia." Marketing and business management major Tresa Breedlove was just one of those

ofsome

sected frogs. This

course,

was

it

all

"Of was an

said.

clinical, but that

in establishing a

con-

environment for people

seri-

important aspect

ously studying both mathematics and the

ture.

crypt, " Tresa

tary

felt that

I

a

more studious and

environment was appropriate.

enjoy

all

the classes

I

saniI

did

had over there."

Even though most of the

Breedlove

faculty in the

Garrett-Strong building \\ould not admit

said. afflicted

some of their students' views more gloomier aspects. Dr. Don

to sharing

regarding

its

Hagan. head of the geography department, said he

students.

"The place was

like

something out of a horror

was

novel," Breedlove said. "It

really creepy.

expected something horrible to just jump out

at

I

me

thought that

it

was common

uncomfortable

in

for students to feel very

such a cold environment.

"Science buildings

in general

had disconcerting

every corner."

smells and a very different atmosphere than other

Breedlove thought Garrett-Strong both drab and

buildings,"

Hagan

depressing.

saur bones,

all

"The building was so sterile, it was really dreary," she said. "A lot of the rooms did not have any

cals,

windows, so

away from

I

got the sensation of being locked

the world, like

I

was

in a prison cell or

I

the

said.

"With

specimens

could understand

how

Hagan was

be "It

would not have wanted

in the building at night.

was kind of spooky." Greenfield

said.

"Like

Written by

132 Garrett Phobia

it

scientist type

ing outside on a cold day vvhile lightning zig-zagged

might find a shiver snaking

Leilani Greenfield said she

mad

not exactly the

taking was over in that building."

agreement with Breedlove. accounting major

and the chemi-

students could find

believed to be inhabiting Garrett-Strong, but stand-

off in the distance and

In

the skeletons, dino-

in jars

intimidating."

deep in the bowels ofsome underground crypt. I had to admit it seemed like every class I ever dreaded

to

Wynne

depressing,"

\arious sciences like zoology or agricul-

students fractioned logarithms and dis-

at

did

particu-

"creepy."

structive

in

lab coats gave technical lectures while

was

did not see that the building was

"I

that

morgue. This was not Norman Bate's hilltop

the class-

Wynne

unlike Breedlove. Becky not feel that Garrett-Strong

with depressing halls that were

filled

could almost see Michael

Myers coming out of one of

being locked

them.

Made

of

I

rooms."

mourning and ancient, magic rituals. Only the building seemed immune to the merciless elements; it seemed to almost relish

slasher films.

sensution

for

one of those B-rated

the setting for

/

*

somewhere dogs howled, one its

way up

the spine, or

hair at the back of the neck prickling.

Do

not be

was probably only a malfunctioning science project. After all, even Dr. Frankenstein was a student at one time. afraid of things that

Kim Todd

go bump.

It


Garrett Phobia 133


134 Advertising


Âť1AU

Promotions

ÂŤâ&#x20AC;˘*'

strive to tnuke Northtvest

The Ultiniate Choice w,

nil tlic

Some

increase in

targeted

tv\een institutes ol

the patents of pro-

higher

eclitcalioii.

speclise students,

Northwest em-

and emphasi/ed

barked on a \enture to

cost.

of scholarships

versity decided

and the quality of

wa)

Northwest pro-

to

was to dc vote time and

grams. Ads

money

Ii\e

this

to a

Michael Wiinsch. .Melanie Kappelman and Shane Seley present

The advertising plan would utilize television,

and

\\

ith

the Llni\ ersil\

which would be used

in

areas sur-

as, Kansas City, Des Moines and Omaha. The phrase, ""Northwest-your ultimate choice" was agreed on by a committee of"

-vVfi

and

staff

members

to

be used as the slogan.

Professional production companies and advertising agencies bid on the plan and three were selected to present their ideas to a

vote on the

company

The committee,

committee which would

to represent the University.

consisting of

Dave Gieseke, Ken

White, John Jasinski, Bob Henry. Michael Walsh,

New \idei) cassettes, radio spots and TV

Photo b\ Katie

.

I

around the

electronic campus,

the

lairison.

look of the

campus and

rounding Maryville such

faculty

a

proposal to the Llniverstiy'scoriimiltee. Video Po.st"s ad presentation

attempted to secure a bid

students cen-

tered

ratlio

print ads

di-

rected at prospec-

major

ad catnpaign.

CtOCt

a\ailabilily

campus. The Uni-

do

UlTlhPTf

toward

the location, si/e.

promote the

that the best

YOUP

ads were

competition be-

on the quality

of

view.

"The

specific siudeiii

one w ho wanted

to

go

we were looking

to a

at

was

the

medium-si/ed college

in

Walsh that was

a rural setting, that wanted to be challenged," said.

"We

needed

to

market an institution

geared to prepare students for a rapidly changing world.

We were not educating them for a career, but

rather

we were educating them

According

to

for life."

Walsh, the committee planned

to

gather input from student groups, faculty and ad-

and Carol Gieseke, then decided on what company

ministrators on

had the best presentation for Northwest. The

weaknesses were and also helped

final

also

programs from siudenls" points of

what Northwest's strengths and to

ensure that the

commercials pro^ mot my the electronic campus and

decision would be based on cost, determined by bids

advertisements communicated what best repre-

known by Wanda

sented Northwest.

academic programs

Newspaper and radio ads would began as early as spring and summer, with the TV ads to begin in the fall. It was thought that including the completed Lamkin Gym renovations, graduation and Homecoming activities, would enhance the campus image

,$200,000 over two years, was hoped to be workable

which the

relations plan.

soon replace the

will

old recruitment

Northwest's

terials.

new

ma-

pro

tn

oI on i

package was slated to

begin

in

the

spring.

Photo

illustration

hy Jon

Britton,

Auffert, and the

recommendation

The

of the committee.

L.'niversity

wished

to portray.

project,

which would cost appro.ximately

for several years without

As need

seeming dated.

the University looked toward the future, the to

continue recruiting potential students was

acted upon with the help of a sophisticated public

'Written by Katie Harrison

and Michael Reiff

Advertising 135


Robin McMillian helps second-grader Chris McMillian was re-

Miller with his reading.

quired to participate in the class to

fulfill

an

education pracllcum. Photo by Jon Britton.

136 Practicums

Sharon Johnson checks over her copy for an

upcoming deadline on the North west Missourian. Students worked on publications to gain journalism experience. Photo by Jon Britton.


s

1^

in practicums

Long hours are spent

Gaining Practical E3q)erience

p

makes

ractice

imprinled

peifect. This phrase

many minds

in

at

"If I

an early age

and was something everyone had

to

do

was

yniStClKe T

dominant theory

. .

could not have learned

rf)iilf{

Many

if

they wanted

graduate. These experiences were meant to

provide hands-on work

chosen

in a student"

of study. They enabled stu-

field

It

f

Up ana it

CClll

skovM

in

many

a learn-

working

in

classrooms

at

Horace

Lab book and newspaper assignments

"It

Schmidt said. job,

dents.

education majors said they thought being

able to actually get into the classroom setting and being able to see how the teacher dealt with the

like in their

own

it

would be

â&#x20AC;˘'Education majors had to observe in the classroom

sophomore year," Stephanie Schawang

dent Duaiie

stu-

Bowman

logs selections tor

KDLX.

For the sec-

ond consecutive year, the student-run

station

won

the

Marconi Award which named

it

as

the nation's best col-

said.

"These experiences gave ideas and helped me think about what I would do in a particular situation Some practicums led to higher positions and even

more experience. For Kathy Barnes, her practicum on the newspaper led to her position as Editor in Chief of the Northwest Missourian. "As an editor, I spent at least 60 hours per week working on setting the paper out," Barnes said. "It was a full time job, but I still had classes to go to. The experience of being

in

1

to get on-air experi-

made

a inistake on the air

could pick myself up and

call

it

a learn-

Andrea Schmidt, news director of KDLX, said. "Whereas if would have been performing on a real could have gotten fired for the same mistake."

I

Chnsti Whitten,

show

Talk," a

an editor position helped

me

who was

the anchor of

about Northwest sports, said

ers took interest after looking at a that a

person had done work

said the

classrooms.

for 30 hours, usually by the beginning of their

Radio practicum

I

if

1

sion productions for broadcasting stu-

students helped them get a sense of what

was a good way

ing experience,"

for

journalism students and radio and televi-

Many

station

offered the different aspects of a

ence, where

Mann

School for education students, year-

on-air expe-

practicum mixed fun with learning.

Andrea

amount of time. Practicums involved

in radio,

campus radio

promotion, sports and news. The radio

ence,

broadcasting and they involved a great

work

radio station including sales, production,

"

cluding education, journalism and

like to

KDLX

ing experi-

fields in-

I

others fulfilled their practicum

rience on the

dents to get the feel of being on a real Job.

Practicums existed

that

classroom."

in a

requirement by spending their time "on the air." For those who thought that they

pick myself

to

also provided

hands-on experience

practical

.

behind practicums and something many students had to do

The experience

paper.

I

il

also the

made

if

they wanted to excel. Practice

thmk not t)f myself but of being a team player whose job was to put out a great

was

end

in

"Chalk

employ-

resume and seeing

practicums. Whitten

result of practicums also

provided

gratification.

"All of the hard work and extra hours paid off in the end," Whitten said. "Be it a final production of a

show,

newspaper

a

right off the press or a fresh,

brand-new smelling yearbook, when you looked at pages, it was it or ran your hands across the sinooth that you had a realized You baby. like a newborn hand

in creating it."

People had different perceptions going into a practicum. The overwhelming response was that all of the work and effort was worth

wanted

down

to excel, they

to

work and

had

to roll

it.

If

students

up their sleeves, get

practice, practice, practice.

lege radio station.

Photo by Angela

Written by Jennifer Krai

Tackett.

Practicums 137


G r a d assistants

e

x

c

On - the -Job I

Training

T

he pursuit ofexcellence was one of the

important principles instilled

west students and achieving

it

"/

getter.

the program

through

hands-on experience was the primary goal of the graduate assistantship pro-

Graduate School, believed

the

stretch their

that the best

knowledge was through

to gain

wings a

program provided

and

it

There were over 100 graduate tants at Northwest. Lisa

istration

a very

it

allowed her

Jobe

good pro-

to gain first-hand

gained a

some

lot

"The people were

was wonderterrific

and

I

of very useful knowledge and pert'ected

skills that

made me ready

marketing position when

Mary Ward who was

for a specialized

added

significantly to her resume.

said.

"I

learned so

it

really

much added

graduate studies."

Because she had plans

to

become

a

resources. John-

son said the assistantship strengthened

university.

"The

were great and working

financial benefits

hands-on was more interesting than studying classroom," Johnson said.

allowed graduate assistants

and see how

The

assistantship

"1

in a

thought the program

to stretch their

wings a

was going to be in the real world. program was a tool to help me in

it

my search forexcellence.

It

allowed

me to attain my

goal of having a career in a very competitive market."

thing faculty all

much

in the

President's office and having such experience on a

members and professors encouraged in who made a concento become involved in the difficult, yet

of their students. For those

trated effort

was working on my MBA and the grad assistant program gave me a chance to gain more concrete "I

Ward

that

Excellence and a desire to be the best was some-

also a graduate assistant in

the President's office, said the assistantship

experience,"

gained

her desire to work for a smaller, more personalized

graduated."

I

knowledge

human environmental

other graduates

in the President's office

my

ing.

little

said.

said. "I

personnel director involved in the area of

experience.

"Working

Johnson

Lori Johyison

Jobe thought one of the best aspects of the prothat

great,"

gains, but primarily the priceless train-

real world,

from numerous other schools and they all said they thought Northwest's program was exceptional."

gram was

was

the job, citing not only the financial

said.

many

apply-

Johnson enjoyed numerous aspects of

and was one of two graduate

said. "1 talked to

be a

at least

"

assis-

Admin-

"The graduate assistantship was

ful,"

to

be in the

assistants in the President's office.

gram," Jobe

how someone would

"It

Jobe was work-

ing on her Doctorate in Business

Johnson said she could not

on-the-job training and learned so

was going

to

tutorial assistantships."

was working on her

understand

practical

"There were research, teaching, administrative

work

enjoyed."

1

ing for an assistantship.

"There were different types of graduate assistantships," Shipley said.

attention-

ate office.

little

and see how

that.

employer

real

also very satisfying

graduate student without

ac-

work-related activities and the assis-

tantship

was

Lori Johnson

assistants to

Dean of

Dr. Frances Shipley,

tual

that

It

grad MBA and was the assistant in the Gradu-

alloived

gram.

way

resume was a

thought

North-

in

rewarding training programs the school offered, the

achievement seemed

Many their

that

much

of the graduate assistants

programs

fulfilled

closer to attaining. at

Northwest found

long-time goals.

Graduate

assistant.

Lon Johnson, checks a survey for the Graduate Office. Fact checking and answering phones werejust a tew of the duties she

was

as-

signed as an assis-

-Written

by

Kim Todd

tant.

Photo by Tony

Miceli.

138 GR.4DUATE Assistants

ff^


Mary

VViird diligently

the President's Office.

works on a project

in

Graduate assistants

Waiting a

to help students

computer

lah in

.

Colden

Lisa Johe assists in Hall.

Jobe v\orked

helped faculty and staff members while gainini; experience forlhemsclves. Photo hy Tony

as a graduate assistant while finishing her

Miccli.

by Tony Miceli.

Masters

in

Business Administration. Photo

Graduate Assistants 139


"

Students discover nothing

an

truly

is

Easy^Crcdit

Qass T

he finer points of underwater basket

weaving were, sadly enough, not

tured in the curriculum at Northwest.

Other classes

that

would seem

to

many students for various reaSome of the classes did prove to be

case studies,

major, expected to devote a considerable

amount of time

and

major, but

It took

they required.

lot of a class that turned out

to

more of

fill

that

class that he

were had

be harder than he had anticipated and

more time was required than he expected. Although Williamson had checked into what was involved

I had

nographic Film Study. This class could to

were some

One

Physical Education. This class turned out

was worth was Eth-

it

have been taken

up a

my time than

be more trouble than unsuspecting

students thought

there

thought would be easy was Foundations of

students thought others simply

One example

to the cla.sses required for his

still

a huge surprise.

critique fihns.

were not worth the time, trouble or effort

to

tremely time consuming.

research

grade point average boosters,

some

but

do in-depth

Brian Williamson, a physical education

taken by

terrific

that

required a bit more effort and were ex-

be of

equally simple credit, however, were

sons.

something

offs." but turned into

"We had to

fea-

an elective for

enrolling, he

in

the class before

still

surprised by the

course's outline.

planned,

communication majors or as a social and

"They switched teachers on us at the minute," Williamson said. "It was

Martin

cultural credit for others.

was

last

"I just took it to fulfill my elective," harder than it had been for students in Miller said. Martin Miller said. "The way it sounded the past. I had to do several papers and in the course handbook made it seem like we were spend extra time that I had not planned for on the

going

just

to kick

back and watch some movies."

In reality, the classes studied the different social

and cultural backgrounds

that

were covered

in film

and watching the films was not the only thing students were required to do.

"We

had

to

do in-depth case

and critique films," Miller tests

up

said.

studies, research

"To top

it

off. the

were much harder than I had expected.

a lot

more of my time than

I

It

took

had planned."

Blaine Eastridge had a similar experience with

Casting and Angling. Eastridge took this course to fill

his credit.

"I just

needed the

credit," Eastridge said. "I did

much in the class. We did more thought we would, but it was still pretty

not expect to do

than

I

class."

Another example of a class w hich required more effort than students

Human

had

initially

expected was

Sexuality. Shelley Clites encountered this

situation. "I

took

Human

Clites said. "I

Sexuality to

had heard

to

do than

1

it

fill

an elective,"

was easy.

more papers

out that there were

work

that

to write

It

turned

and more

had originally thought or planned

was not that hard of a class, though." In order to get enough credits to graduate, many older students enrolled in some last-minute courses

cepts of

and struggled

class

on.

It still

requirements. difficulty of a

to

fulfill

Some

their general

education

students were shocked at the

Looking over

Some students who had a recreation major found that manv of their classes sounded like "blow-

scrambled

to get all

way," Steve Rhodes

graduate,

my credits done and said.

Jim

Mathiesen realizes the is

not as easy as he

had thought.

fulfill

to

Con-

test,

Many

stu-

dents took the course to

few of these courses.

"Like most seniors trying

easy."

his

Math

their

math

re-

I

out of the

"The only general educa-

quirement, thinking

would be an easy

it

class

but were surprised at the difficulty they en-

Written by Katie Harrison

countered. Photo by

Tony

140 Blow-off Classes

Miceli.


Blow-off Classes 141


While

in

Ethnographic Film Study, Chad Zink takes his

"Ethno" as many students called

off

class.

it,

final

exam.

was often thought of as a "blow-

Photo by Tony Miceli.

Ginny Westby, Gail Rentschler and Kirk Hewlett tie fishing knots to show to instructor Royal Peterson in Casting and Angling class. Students had to take a skills

test that

required tying five different knots.

Photo by Tony Miceli.

A

couple enjoys learning a

students

who enjoyed

new

step in their Social

Dance

class.

For

dance, the classes were a welcome aversion to

what was thought as typical classtime work. Photo by Tony Miceli.

142 Blow-off Classes


"Easy-Credit" Classes \ tion course that

had

1

left

Introduction to Literature.

to take I

thought

\M)uld be a fairly easy course since

i\

"1

was

/ took

it

an

it

was a night-

somewhat

mare. It

of a hassle for him. The extra time he

wound up devoting

was

to the class

turned out

"Before the end of the semester

ii

be-

worst

readings, frequent quizzes and in-depth

ries

memo-

work hard

to

people

keep up with the class."

Northwest,

had thought that how the media with the class would deal only politics. It turned into on influenced and retlected title."

Vater said.

"I

government course.

I

was not

fluent

m

government and Vater also had to devote extra time to the course w hich w as suggested to him by his adviser. He took her advice and was surprised with the outcome. I

"My for It

it

adviser put

would be

me.

I

took

On

at

me

in it."

at all."

Vater said. "She said

good learning experience it was a nightmare. be one of my worst memories of a really

that did

prove

some. For students

to

me because

it

I

class that dancing did not

come like

did."

I

Some credits.

and the> did not enjoy

it

students enrolled in classes that just to fulfill their eleclise

Many

of these students ended up

with their hands

After experiencing

full.

problem once, many students sought

this

taken the class with the same

"

course.

would have

"I

one w ho w as

asked them w hat 1

it

was

enrolled." Stacey

ne\ cr ust I

somewas and

definitely found

in the class

before

I

really like before

Hansen

said.

go by the course description

"I

in the

Student Handbook."

This advice was reaffirmed by

many

students

who were faced with "blow-off" classes, or what they thought were easy classes, at some point in academic careers. "If I had it to do all over again, I would have explored the class from all angles," Vater said. "I their

would not just take it because my adviser told me to. The class could very well be not only a course that you hate, but also be damaging to your final transcript as mine was for me." seemed that students took pity on their It

like Social

younger, more vulnerable peers. After having to go through the problems themselves, many stu-

be grade-point boosters for

dents did not want their fellow classmates to have

Northwest."

the other hand, there

Dance,

it

for an elective;

it

turned out to

academics

did not like

to

knew

instructor before enrolling in the fateful

when he enrolled in Public Opinion, the News Media and Politics. Scott Vater The class was not what he expected and said. surely not one that he was fond of. just beginning the w oukl "I was leery of the class in

that

ms

easy for

Scott Vater

basically a

in

who had

demics at

A similar problem was encountered by

because of the

Uncd

I

"I

an opinion from a triend or classmate

ofaca-

found myself really having to

1

he an easy class for

^""l'I'J

to

be one of my

came one of my most time consuming classes," Rhodes said. "We had daily tests.

dance," Jennifer Stewart said.

sounded eas\

quite a surprise.

/

elective it

took social dance because

liked the subject. There were some

w as only a 200 level in the handbook." Rhodes was sadly mistaken however, as the course turned out to be

it for

were classes

who had

the activity, a class like this

a

genuine interest

in

one could have easily

been a "blow-off course.

to face the

same awful

for the ultimate

'Written

by

trials

and tribulations that

they had encountered in their long, painful search

"blow-off

classes.

Katie Harrison

Blow-off Classes 143


s

State futiditig

and bttdget cutbacks

cattse

Technology^

Shut Down

T

may many

hundred or more people were affected."

he idea of University budget cuts

not have been on the minds of

students

at

"/

Northwest, but after the deci-

thought

that

it

Students also had opinions on the effects that closing the

hurt

sion to cut the Technology Department

came

in

January 1992. technology

dents thought of

little

needed and they should have given us

which were located

Building and

"Technology was something we

the Universi-

stu-

else.

Cutting out the department and ulty,

its

in the

ty

fac-

Valk

Thompson Ringold, would

because

more time than just one year to

made by

the short time allowed different

department

which would

the University over a three-

be

made due

ter

they lost

money

to

Many

students,

"It

Scott Daniels

Missouri schools.

week

in their

it

would

"All

had

1

student, said. "'But as far as the students go.

before.""

I

did not

attend, because there

was

ment would

would

fair to the stu-

v\

ho were further along

my four or five classes

do was push up

Kent Fuller

said. "1 did

have

to

work

and enrollment

all

fall

full-

credit.""

The Technology Department arranged

the closing of the depart-

hurt the University

to

time and take 18 hours of

not another school around here."" felt that

20 hours a

department from the spring semester to the

in the

Other students

to

7 to 18 hours of tech-

1

majors, found the rush to take classes was not

not hurt the school."" Brian Malesker. technology

would

plus taking

an inconvenience.

"Because the department was so small,

they

of students."" Dennis

lot

Other students.

should ha\e

remained a part of Northwest.

know where

pressed a

dents.'"

thought that despite the savings of funds it

in

stu-

with technology

filled

nology classes was not

said.

members

size of the department,

which was

Brincks said. "Working 15

measure designed to provide

and the small

Some

"

to a reduction of state

students and faculty

was handled

students.

courses and nothing else.

funding and the defeat of Proposition B. a legislative

ways by

dents found themselves taking a semes-

year period. These budget cutbacks had to

it,"

Fitting in all of the required courses in

rid of the

$407,000. This amount was a large por-

be

finish

Daniels said.

ivhen they got

save the University an estimated tion of the $1.1 million cut

department had on

them.

students had the option to

courses that they needed to

fit

m

it

so that

the technology

fulfill their

major

re-

quirements.

also drop.

w hen

"Besides hiring extra faculty, everybody worked

they got rid of the department they lost students,"

extra hours and the students also took extra hours.""

"I

thought that

it

Scott Daniels said. for the

money

it

hurt the University because

"They had a pretty good program

cost here.""

Charles Anderla, acting chairman of the Technol-

ogy Department, noted there were many students who were affected by the department's closing. "There were 120 majors and minors plus other people who took the classes," Anderla said. "Two

Anderla

said.

Students were pleased that they would not be forced to change their major or transfer to another

Technology Department. "They worked it out so we could get the classes we needed in."" Daniels said. "They added classes or .school with a

-continued

Technokigy Chairni a n

Charles

Anderla assists a stu-

dent with a class project.

Anderla

left

Northwest March 5 for a job at the Uni-

versity of Kansas.

V^ritten by Katie Harrison

and Sara Meyers

Photo by Wevdert.

144 Technology

R

u

s


a^^=^^»f.?^^^p^•^y

Technology 145


Shut Down The students were not

-continued substituted classes in to help everyone get finished.

major

I

did not want to change

or transfer because

I

"/ didii

't

thi>ik

my

members lost their Jobs due to the close of the department.

were trying

A few rules were bent to allow students technology courses

Some

as quickly as needed.

to

an education

this

university

who

larger that

semester because of the

who were

you should close

a

Anderla thought that though hurrying

department

to take courses, the students received the

same

attention

and instruction as they

dotvn,

"

Jason

normally would have.

"Some all

pursue another job opportunity.

any of the instructors

Tem-

used to

fill

in

and

to

teach added courses.

Former Northwest

student,

Kay Wil-

classes.

Anderla

March

to take

."i

said.

left

Northwest on

over a segment of the

printing department at the University of

Kansas. in

other majors

who were

not

directly affected by the closing of the

department did not understand the rea-

the technology classes required

said. "I did not think

leave North-

middle of the spring semester

Students

Brown

of the students had to bypass

the general education requirements to take

in the

son, took over Anderla's technology

Fuller said.

left."

members who chose to

west

porary replacement instructors were

were not as qualified as those

in

Anderla was one of the technology staff

to

get as quality of

rush and the instructors brought

make a

students

thought this led to poor education.

"The students did not

the only ones

affected by the closing of the

Technology Department. Seven faculty

that if you

had already

started here at Northwest."

to take the required

who were

Anderla let

up on

soning behind the decision to close. if you were trying to make a you should close a department down, regardless of what it was." Jason Brown said.

didn't think that

"I

university larger that

anybody." Besides the inconvenience of crowding technol-

ogy courses

into their schedules, faculty

and

stu-

A

few students

in the

Technology Department

dents were also bothered by the construction being

thought that closing the department would not have

move

a great affect on Northwest, but students interested

done

in the

Valk Building. Plans were made

the coaches offices

from Lamkin

Gym

to

(which was

being renovated) temporarily to Hake Hall.

Upward

Bound and Student Serxices, which operated in Hake Hall would then be moved permanently to the Valk Building. Adapting the Valk Building

to

fit

the

needs of these organizations disrupted faculty and

technology

field

"For two weeks facilities,"

Anderla

we

did not have any bathroom

said.

These inconveniences bothered students who thought that since they were paying for their educa-

should be treated better.

would notjust disappear. The still

existed.

would not have hurt the University as a whole," Fuller said. "Not everyone would be a liberal arts major, there would always be students "It

interested in the field."

For the students

students.

tion, they

in the

need for a technology program

in the

Technology major

Technology Department,

time was passing quicker than anticipated. The

Chris Kincaid devel-

ops color film for

closing of the department affected more than just

Photographic

students with a technology major or minor, but

munication. Kincaid

faculty

members, other students and the University whole felt the impact.

was one of many

as a

technology students

Com-

affected by the close

Written by Katie Harrison

146 Technology

and Sara Meyers

of the department.

Photo by Jon Britton.


Si.oU DaiiicK cuts

wnod

for

hi>

woodworking

Daniels, an Industrial Tcchniijogy-nraltiny

one of man\ students forced

to conipleie their

hours tor their nia|or h\ the end

class.

niaii>r.

was

required

ot .lul\. I'lioio h\

Jon

Bntton.

Wcddle. Technology minor, leaves the Valk Building. Upward Bound and Student Services were moved nto the Valk Building after the Technology Department w as shut down. Photo by Jon Britton. I

(Kki

Technology 147


148 President Dean Hubbard


n

Hu b b a rd

goals fo

sets

Upgrading Northwest

c

hanges hud been occuring

of quality."

acrciss the country.

thmughcHit the year and things were no different

"/ at

Northwest Missouri State Uni\ersit\. ^i

Since

1

984 w hen Dean Hubbard

first

began work

was a main

as president, upgrading Northwest

thought in

few years

we

goal.

"1

were just

IV oil Id

rank top in

a few im-

ate education

titili/ing

difficult

among this type

and

of insti"

management became one of the key issues in work and accomplishing goals. Hubbard also mentioned that communication and

time

tution,

staying on top of

1

President

institution

ting time

was

about and

and energy

institution."

tion

all

to

Huhbard

was fundamental

Throughout

in the

importance of w hat in the

Dean Hub-

this

alue of commit-

to all

bard said.

"I

Hubbard not only carried out his many many dedicated hours w ith other adopting and assessing the

Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award. The Baldrige to six

top business organizations in the

country each year and although higher education institutions did not qualify, the criteria for this award

became an important

Hubbard was chosen by Dean listens

Hiihh.ird

intently during an i

n

I

e

r \

Huhhard a

i

w

e

.

and Technology as the to serve as a

main goal was

the National Institute

first

University president

on Standards in the

nation

Baldrige examiner and he applied this award

following seven criteria to improv ement and excellence. Leadership, information, planning,

said that

applying the

effective deployment, satisfaction to those ices

human

resource training and

who depended on

enjoyed opportunities

to really

work w

ith stu-

w

ith

Northwest

to

member committee Hubbard hoped

even higher

le\ el.

to

was no question about

them and watch them and

it. I

that

w as really able was what made

to interact

the

whole

business worthwhile."

Thrt)ugh the various changes and programs Hubbaid

Northwest seemed

According

to

to be

led.

climbing to the top of higher education.

Hubbard, the hard work and dedication would

eventually place the University

in a

top ranking situation.

few years we would rank top in the nation among this type of institution." Hubbard said. "I really believed that

thought

in a

we could

see the goal posts for being recognized as

providing the best quality undergraduate education country. This that,

but

I

was

the

first

year

I

in

the

could be bold enough to say

could see that happening.""

changes were just a few of Hubbard"s responsibilities. As

any organization. Along with a combined student and faculty

o

working with these

the organizations ser-

were qualities necessary forthe successful functioning of

Baldrige eriteria

J

that

Implementing programs, addressing problems and making

results

and upgrading

Photo by

1

and

good processes, monitored

V

an

that, there

"1

aspect to Northwest.

Prcsidcnl

we had that

dents on different things." he said. "I got the most pleasure from

duties as president, but spent

award was given

and

highlight of his job throughout the year.

of that."

in

them more than

could do then

to students" lives

pean schools. Hubbard said

thought communica-

concerned leaders on campus

develop-

could take

delegates and students on other occasions was a

accomplishing goals of the

said. "I

the year

\

we

exchanges between Northwest and Eastern Euro-

optimism were key aspects of success.

"You had to belie\ e

institution

If

I

aspect of the University.

Being president of a university was

said. "Talent

was w hat thought was our basic purpose and the reason we changed and adapted."" Although the Baldrige assessment was an important part of the year. Hubbard"s time was devoted to many t)ther projects that were equally significant. An eventful part of Hubbard"s year was the trip to student delegates. An interEastern Europe w ith national program was established allowing student

the nation

every

Hubbaid

defined quality.

genuinely added value

made by de\ eloping undergradu-

and upgrading and

I

students" talents and help develop

what any other

pro\ ements for the University in past years. Signifi-

cant changes were

anted to develop students' talents to the fullest

ment was how

Increasing financial reserve and raising faculty salaries to competitive prices

VI.

extent possible."

"achieve

new

plateaus

president, his job

went beyond desk and office work. He

ventured to other countries and enhanced the University as a

whole to bring expertise and exclusiv eness home

'Written by Karissa

to

Nonhwest.

Boney

Brilton.

President Dean Hlbbard 149


Eliminating programs to cover costs helps

Balandbgthe Budget &-

B

alancing the budget was on the minds

On

of the president and his cabinet.

"The

ail

state

budgets had an impact on pro-

levels,

grams that would be cut and those would be supported.

legislature

that

provided

bond obligations such as the high-rises that were still being paid for. We would also have new obligations when we started renovation on Lamkin and Roberta.""

but

When

the year did not pass without a raise in

mended

The w ord budaet made some cringe

many asked where the money would be spent. Some students had nega-

funds,

however

others "I

saw

about the

raise,

was a small

amount and

the raise in a positive light. in-

the

in its structural

at

was exNorthwest com-

pared to most colleges in the United

Another important factor

that

impacted

the state legislature.

state legislature provided some however it w as a small amoiuit and amount declined through the years,"'

funds, the

Richard

States that offered quality educations.""

Detmer said. "This was the hardest factor to predict

Detmer said.

Both the departments of Technology

was

"The

through the years, "

out of the

balance the expense of those with tuition.

declined

appearance,"'

come

fixed spending, the committee had to

the budget

Katie Vergo said. "Tuition

tremely reasonable

certain costs that had to

amount

creased, because the school needed im-

provement

"

'"

it

while

thought that tuition could be

Committee recom-

fixed obligations. Because there were

tuition as

tive things to say

the Fees

the tuition, they looked at the

and we did not know the exact

amount we would get

Many

and Library Science were eliminated.

until

spring."

why come from their tuition. HowLamkin Gym project was considstudents did not understand

The University proposed $440,000 would be saved from cuttmg these two areas. An issue that many

certain costs had to

questioned involved the planned renovations on

ered recreational, state funds could not be applied.

Lamkin

Gym

and Roberta Hall.

Another addition

Pelletizing/Retro Fit Plant. to

be involved

built

in the

Other projects

Northwest included the Petra

to

The

plant

w hich planned

recycling process, began to be

during the winter

at

an estimated cost of $1.3

million.

Warren Gose said. As many knew, the budget, which ran from fiscal year of July to June 30, was set by heat and cool.""

I

that

were residence

costs for the

had

to

halls

Lamkin

be funded by the Univer-

and parking

lots.

Estimated

Gym project were $5.5

million

and Riiberta's renovations. $3.1 million.

The underlying factor in deciding how much the would be raised and w hat programs would be eliminated, was how much could be cut while pro-

jors Charles Christo-

jecting a university with high quality.

pher,

The budget

at

Northwest was

the

that of the national budget.

the

committed

administration.

in

sity

tuition

"The plant would burn paper pellets and the recycling WKuld produce steam that we could use to both

"There were a

ever, because the

of fixed costs and the major costs

any business were

utilities

and

salaries."'

Richard

Howev er Northwest was

scan the computerized card catalog for Horace Mann Elementary

Detmer, Faculty Senate member and Chairperson of

Budget Planning Development

said.

"We

also had

to provide the best quality

students and

still

education to current

attract potential students,

while

MARC

School. The library science niaior, along

providing the type of quality programs that had

become synomous with Northwest.

with the technology

department, was in

Vf^ritten

by Jennifer Krai

ciil

hopes of saving

$440,000. Photo by

Don

150 Bldget

Gina Gubser

and Brenda Mikels

exceed what had been budgeted. The issue was how lot

niii-

slightly parallel to

idea of not allowing costs to

to the

Library science

Carrick.

'M,


Budget 151


Public Relations Officer the phone.

Bob

Heiir\ talkstoacolleagueon

Henry was very busy working on the new

promotions package for the University. Photo by Jon Britton.

E.xecutive Assistant to the President. Annelle

Weyniuth

We\inulh's duties were

to ser\ c as

looks through her a

files.

replacement for President Dean Hubbard when he could

not attend an event. Photo by

Tony

Miceli.

Vice President of Finance Warren Go.se looks over the designs.

Gose was responsible

for contracting

LamkinGym

companies

for the

architectural

Lamkin and

Roberta Hall reno\ations. Photo by Tony Miceli.

Making plans for the 4th annual symposium on quality, Robert Bush works w ith Tonya Baker. Students who vsorked in Bush's office were in charge of making plans for the symposium that was to be held in Kansas City. Photo by Jon

student

Britton.

152 Cabinet


Cabinet members jobs are

strictly

Official

Business

T

hc\ were seen

over campus, attend-

all

office

"/ thought

ing cultural e\ ents. organi/ational meet-

ings and taking care of Uni\ersil\ business.

were

The_\

the_\

the

word had

were, for most student's,

the detailsof their jobs

\\

gotten out that ojftce

could be

the

main focus of

summed up

in

his

job

one word-

v\as to oversee fundraising programs.

Recently he had been looking feasibility of a

crease the

major campaign

amount of money

at

der of

was a

free,

with

open

Four

campus and

many

attend

Omega. She

also

worked closely

CARE and RIGHTS and was estab-

Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Robert Culbertson also

place for

worked

for

the benefit of the students.

students to

the

to in-

raised.

Ottinger said she tried to be extremely

Senate adviser and the co-sponsor of Or-

my

tundraising. Veatch's main responsibilil\

for students

lishing a chapter of Mortarboard, Inc.

For i^irectorol Development/ Alumni.

Chuck Vealch.

open place

events and meetings. She was the Student

ere not as widely

known.

a free,

visible on

the

president's cabinet

knew who

members of the and although many

was

to stop in," Ottinger said.

""Virtually that

"

stop in,

occurred

anything and everything in the instructional

ronment was ultimately

envi-

responsibil-

and as the vice president for academic and the board held

ity

Dr. Denise

my

affairs, the president

fundraising consultant groups were as-

me

Ottinger

sessing the fundraising program to deter-

accountable," Culbertson said.

to the major amount of time his said. Culbertson adopted several required, job what meaits annual giv ing and to define time-saving habits. For example, much of his comsures should be taken ne.xt. Veatch was reviewing munication with faculty and other University offithe proposals to determine which plan would work cials was done through the E mail system. Accord-

mine

vv

here Northwest was at in

Due

terms of

best.

Although Veatch's job did not involve much it had a treiriendous effect

student contact, indirectly

ing to Culbertson this saved tacted

him and those he con-

from wasting time by playing phone

Warren Gose, vice president of

on students. ""We did not have a giving program with students,

found

that

he had

many

tag.

finance, also

As the chief many depart-

tasks to juggle.

we

did

financial officer for the University,

stability

for

ments, reported to him and he laughingly admitted that the rnost challenging thing about his job was

While Veatch did mostly behind-the-scenes work. Dean of Students Dr. Denise Ottinger was

came out in the black. As part of his job Gose was also responsible for everything that was involved in contracting companies to dojobs, such as renovating Lamkin Gym and

hut they were the beneficiaries of what

because the funds raised provided scholarships," Veatch said.

constantly dealing with the student body. She de-

scribed herself as being an advocate for students and said she tried to stress that she

person students were sent to trouble.

was not

when

just the

they got into

to stop in

and

talk

word had gotten out

that

my

She encouraged students

about what was going on. â&#x20AC;˘"1

thouiiht that the

making sure

the University

Roberta Hall. However, for Gose, the job did not end there.

"Having these areas we did everything from getting it started to finishing it, hopefully," Gose said.

'Written by Allison

-continued

Edwards

Cabinet 153


ÂŤst

I

Business "We made

-continued "After it

we

and keep

did

it

tiiat

we had

to

every effort to

to

work with students. All of the areas he was responsible for employed students and three students worked in his office.

put the

Henry

best

University to the public.

University

Research, Dr. Robert Bush, also worked

was

to interpret

expectations of a team member.

made

when we

commitment and

the hours they

to the

public,

the

As

Bob Henry

more students

who

Northwest.

Executive Assistant

the

it

to

the

was Annelle Weymuth'sjob

Dean Hubbard with In some

cases she even substituted for Hubbard.

responsibility, for a full-Hedged

to

be

in

"So many times he (Hubbard) needed two places at the same time, so my job was

go when he ciiuldn't go and assist him in anyway make sure that we covered as many of our customers as we piissibly could," Weymulh said. to

which involved bringing on-campus

talent to-

new

ideas

such as curriculum, applied research projects and industry.

to

Besides helping the president, the Equal as the

American

Weymuth

said both tasks took a great

deal of time because the University

capped on campus and also crimination was concerned.

it

was

many

areas.

As

his responsibility

promote and market the University.

"We made every

effort to put the best foot of the

University forward and to interpret that best foot to the public so that they

would understand our mis-

was very con-

cerned about baiTier accessibility for the handi-

European countries. He also worked with the gradualso involved in

Officer, as well

Disability Act coordinator for the

ate center in St. Joseph.

the Public Relations Officer

Weymuth was also

Employment Opportunity

University.

Bush was also involved with the Eastern Europe exchange program which provided internships in

Weymuth

fairness, as far as dis-

said she loved her job because

it

was

never dull and there was always something new. All the that they

members of the president's cabinet agreed

enjoyed their jobs as well as working with

others to ensure that students had the best experience

possible

at

Northwest.

Written by Allison Edtvarels

154 Cabinet

to

anything that needed to be done.

said.

gether with off-campus talent to explore

to

print

helped brainstorm for slo-

to assist President

as far as

plied Research and the Quality Productivity Insti-

Bob Henry was

and

creation of the package, including

President,

Bush's position entailed both the Center for Ap-

new

"

We only

were here they were

TV

gan ideas.

member."'

tute,

in the

paid them because they

were on the student payroll. But

project that

wide variety of people were involved

students

learn,"'

the distinction that they were a

student

their

that best foot

symposium.

in

One

that consisted of

fully attract

A

handling the database for an

"They were all a part of our Bush said. "They were treated

wide

ads and video cassettes that would ht)pe-

Bush"s office doing everylhing

international

in a

works was a new promotions

in the

package

forward and

from graphics, dictation and computer to

needs

of the ways that he helped promote the

foot of the

with students. Six students were em-

work

fulfilled those

variety of ways. Press releases, photog-

raphy and sports information were some

Vice President/Director of Applied

in

our goals, our needs and our accom-

plishments," Henry said.

clean.""

Gose"s job also gave him the chance

ployed

sion,

maintain


C'hin.k

\c.ilcli.

director of development/

alumni, works on the neu fundraising eanipaiyn. Vealch coordinated tundraisinj; lor the

Liniversity

and worked closeK

with

alumni. Photo by Tony Miceli.

Dean

of"

Students Dr. Denise Ottinger de-

scribes her job as being an advocate for students. Ottinger versity events

worked hard

to attend

Uni-

and group meetings. Photo by

Toiw Miceli.

Front row

:

Robert Stanton. Audra Kmcheloe. Danny Marsh. Jeanette Whited and

Susan Mattson. Back row: Frank Strong. Connie Magee. Edward Douglas and

Dean Hubbard. Photo by Don Carrick. Sending computer mail

to faculty

Robert Culbert.son types

making phone

calls

in his

because

it

members Vice

President for

Academic

Affairs

message. Culbertson preferred computer mail saved time. Photo by

to

.Ion Brilton.

Cabinet 155


Faculty finds

fid-ll-titne

commitment as

University

Deans

A

IthoLigh being the

dean of a college

required a tull-time commitment,

"/

many

deans said that they took the job solely

did not

think of it as

for the satisfaction of helping people

being a job

College of Business, Government and

because I got

because

I

tip

to

programs were a pet project of

Sunkel's.

studies, found teaching

worked "

everyday,

was a key

Dr. Ron

De Young

to express the

to

provide an oversight for

all

graduate studies and assist students

whenever needed. Aside from teaching Shipley served as

Human

Envi-

ronmental Services and the research tion of the Missouri

be chair of the

she

concerns of the

chair of the Department of

said.

link to

As dean

University to the students and faculty she tried

De Young said. De Young served on a bank board in town. was active in the Greater Mary ville Chamber of Commerce and the Nodaway County Economic Development found time

and Secondary Education's various

self-study

students and their needs.

hadfun

fun everyday ,"

still

The Missouri Department of Elemen-

Dr. Frances Shipley, dean of Graduate

morning and

got up in the morning and had

Corporation and

in the

as being a job

it

like the other deans, acted as a liaison

tary

Computer Science Dean, Dr. Ron De Young, spent time at national meetings and conferences making contacts for recruiting faculty members. De Young got a great deal of satisfaction from watching new faculty members grow and achieve their goals. did not think of

and

with the vice president's office.

achieve their goals.

"I

Sunkel also served as curator of the Olive DeLuce Art Collection on campus

.sec-

Home Economics

Association executive board.

Marketing Committee of the National Accrediting

College of Education Dean, Dr. Joseph Ryan, said

Association for Collegiate Business Schools and

within the past few years he had been working with

Programs.

people around the state to update teacher education

Dr. Gerald ture

Brown, dean of the College of Agricul-

and Science, enjoyed teaching a senior seminar.

'Teaching kept

me up

students helped to keep

Brown

ciation of Colleges for

thought that by working with the association he

with the industry,"

gained a better insight into what other schools were

when he

did not teach

taught the seminar he read about

it

was hard

to

When

he

new

inno\'ations

and changes, plus read students" research. Robert Sunkel, dean of the College of Arts and

freshman introductory course.

"By teaching could I

Sunkel

Ryan thought that people outside of the profession did not have as

much

insight about the future of

teacher education requirements were businessmen

and other professionals, not teachers.

Dean of College of

Whether each dean was working with

better understand the faculty

problems and situations were clear

said.

offering and their goals.

teaching and that most of the people w ho ad\ ised

Humanities, also taught an upper level course and a

their

Teacher Education. Ryan

with the students and the

keep up with the agriculture industry.

and

Ryan

taught and served as President of the Missouri Asso-

me up

said.

Brov\ n fmind

standards. Aside from his duties as dean,

to

me,"

faculty,

teaching, acting as a liaison between students and the University, or helping to tive

impro\e

their respec-

programs, each one made a difference.

V^ritten by Cherie

Thomas

Arts and Humanties,

Robert Sunkel, views

re-

Sunkel

was curator of

the

Oli\e DeLuce

An

Collection. Photo by

Tony

156 Deans

slides.

Miceli.


Dr. Joseph R>.in searches for an inlornialional

book

in his office.

Ryan

also served as

resident of the Missouri .Association of Col-

leges for Teacher Education. Photo b\ Jon Brilton.

In

one of her classes. Dr.

l-'rances

Shiplc) discusses an

assignment with Sherry Moss. Besides serving as the Dean of Graduate .Studies, Shipley was also chair of the

Human Enx

ironmental Ser\ ices department. Photo

hN[)a\e Ciodbokl.

Dr. (icr.ikl

Brincks

at

Broun

talks to senior

the class etiquette dinner.

seminar student. Dan

Brown always hosted

an etiquette dinner for his senior seminar class. Photo by

Tony

Miceli.

Merhn

Ricklcts. speaker on quality and

cusses ideas with Dr.

managment,

Ron DeYoung. DeYoung

dis-

spent a

large part of his time interacting with colleagues because

was making contacts members. Photo bv Tonv Miceli.

a part of his job

for recruiting faculty

fKjjfir^aaTJn::-.

Deans 157


Jackie Eivins studies for

iier

Introduction

American Literature rinal moments before tlie test. Last minute cramming gave some students tiiat extra boost they needed to help their grades. Photo by Tony Miceli. to

\ f r

Celebrating their

last final.

Jeff Booth enjoy a beer at

Peg Hines and

The Pub. As

the

week drew to a close, the bars in Mary ville became filled with relieved students. Photo by Tony Miceli. Jeannie Foster puts forth extra effort when studying for her International Business final. The class was a make-it or break-it course for many. Photo by Tony Miceli.

158 Final Exams

VV'orlting

Jamell

on her Basic Reporting

final,

Wren types the test on a Macintosh.

Students

in the class

"real" final because

said the test it

was

a

took nearly two

hours to complete. Photo by Jon Britton.


â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

"

and

Students gear up

buckle doivn for

The Final Countdown K

eeping

quirement when the

it

"The week

and maintaining a

late nights

huge supply of food were a

came

before I got

at their

It

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

the

iar feeling

w hen

week

that

of doom to

came

brought the famil-

all

could, then

college students

they were locked up in their

rooms

down and

to their

spent at least

seemed that five minutes later it was coming right back up, reminding them how fast time went by when cramming for tests. The "week" college students learned to dread was finals week. The preparation taken for finals week it

was sometimes greater than

color! u

Osmo-

Please do not

The all

up on

Deli and

the

ha\'ens for studying

only and during the one loud hour allowed by the

Some

the screams students learned to describe

as stress-relievers that

Some

had

to

students

even before

"The

It

felt

were

behaviors

was an understanding that a stress

might consist of strange eating irregular sleeping habits.

the need to start acting strange

week began. Darrin Parker

finals

pre-

pared for finals the week and weekend before.

"The week before got I

as

much

sleep as

I

possibly

could," Parker said. "At least one night on the

weekend

before,

I

spent trashed.

I

drank most of the

weekend." Parker also claimed the only music he listened to

residence halls, hard rock music could be heard all

the stress students

between college students

odd clothing or

habits,

said.

and helped keep

finals, strange

went unnoticed.

said.

candy

bars and caffeine students bought to keep them-

Rooms became

to all

reliever

Den suddenly needed

to stock

me awake

to the extent

attention span going."

Due

Darrin

Dew

week," Dickman

under during

disturb the transfer of information."

among

my

the prepara-

taking place within the room.

drank Mountain

finals

caffeine kept

trashed,

signs covered doors: "Ifyou knock, you die.

selves awake.

on

before

tion for the finals themselves. Creative

sis

weekend

Parker

Dew

her study. "I

the

prevalent during finals week.

rarely drank pop. but the caffeine helped

one night on

dismay,

my

uore

shirt."

only during finals. Prior to finals, she

Energy was craved when students saw the sun going

1

Tracy Dickman drank Mountain

with pretzels, leftover pizza, sodas, and

chocolate to keep their energy going.

always did

"1

when

Although clothing was considered a good luck charm when it came to tests, food and caffeine consumption also be-

as I possibly

theirs.

was

Chiefs

much sleep

as

worst and thought students only took one class

said.

well on those tests

to the '"week"

week when professors were

Houseworth

tests,"

definite re-

during finals was classical.

He claimed

it

was not

only soothing on his nerves, but actually helped him

be done.

people stocked up on certain foods they

study better. Finals held a trance over students and led

chose to eat which would bring them mysterious

some

dingy sweatshirt they

students to acquire odd behaviors during the long,

were sure held so much luck. Heather Houseworth swore by a Kansas City

seemingly-never ending week. Whether these hab-

luck. Others

swore by the

old,

Chiefs sweatshirt. This sweatshirt held the luck she

were good or bad, students who participated in them thought they were definite good luck charms

needed for her harder

and each year behavior could only become stranger,

"I

wore

tests.

that sweatshirt on the days that

I

had hard

VC^ritten

its

yet

still

accepted.

by Kathy Higdon

Final Exams 159


Vacant seats rapidly outnumber are eager to leave the ceremony. after their

names were

tilled

mV i

ones as graduates

Many graduates left soon

called in order to spend time

^

celebrating with family and friends. Photo by Jon Britton.

Making

last

mniutc adjustments before lining up for

graduation, Lee

Ann Reents gets some assistance from her

mother. Approximately 800 graduates participated in the

ceremony

Photii bv Jon Britton.

Capturing the excite-

ment of graduation on film, Brian Shaw poses for the camera.

Shaw returned Northwest toward in

to

to

work

his Master's

Business Admin-

istration.

Photo by

Jon Britton.

160 Graduation

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G r a du ate

^tve ceremony

Surprise

Ending

G

raduation.

The

with and get on with the day, what they

reward. After

final

ii\

years of doing nail-biting presentations

during finals week

in

and writing

30-page term papers, the

light

in

to see

shone

"It

1992 and their families, the spring cer-

Perhaps the most confusing thing con-

to

may have had on make

Dr.

ofasurprise. Shortly after receiving their

Sprick said.

ceremony.

rV

m

that they

up and

were

domino

effect,

left."

was

a limited

there

amount of preparation

the

school could do.

Other parents, friends and

to see a

sitting in the

me

commencement,

public forum as

said.

Of course

would congregate, but they

leave.

who had come

kids ate,

to get

created a

However, when dealing with some-

gate in the aisles," Dr. Richard Frucht

"Not only

"It

thing as large and on such a grand-scale

Frucht

was shocked to see that after students came back they began to congre"I

will try to

doesn't happen again,"

it

everyone around

Richard

the

sure

it

future graduates.

"I'm sure the administration

congregatey

emony commemorating the end of their college careers may have been somewhat

began

for

cerning the ceremony, was the effect

began

For some members of the class of

said.

was a complete lack of respect

Frucht said.

students

the graduates.

left

the fac-

one's collegues, one's classmates,"

that

place except for one detail,

diplomas many graduates simply

among

ulty.

brightly at the end of the tunnel. Every-

was

sparked bewilderment

an effort to secure

that last class requirement,

thing

Clearly the reaction by the students

shocked

Dew-and-Diet Coke-cram-sessions

tain

had said was "their" day."

1 was

Moun-

prepared the night before, having

mother or father gradu-

audience waiting to see them

not everything about the

negative. There did

still

remain

whelming accomplishment, freedom

at

ceremony was

that feeling of over-

a feeling of euphoric

having finally finished something that

'

go up and

views were blocked by people

their

took years to ascertain.

standing and leaving."

"It

Some of the graduates, however, felt their actions were

I

folks had driven five hours and had to

same day. They

the return trip the

didn't

want

make to sit

through 800 peoples" names," Dave Naugle said.

"They wanted

to

spend some time together as a

family before they

left

"Lots of people

I

talked to said their parents

forced them to go to the ceremony in the said.

"Many

just

wanted

first

to get

place," it

'Written

over

the

my family and friends. You have to go the jobs are though, and my best choice was

country from

where in

Texas."

The ceremony's guest speaker, Leonard M. Brooke, a C.F. A. and

again."

Though that factor may have been prevalent for a number of students and families, other components came into play.

Jim Sprick

the strangest day of my entire life," Jenifer

same time was frightened about moving across

justified.

"My

was

Mieller said. "I was happy to have finished, but at the

1

954 graduate of Northwest,

reiterated those feelings with a tale of his earliest

beginnings

in the financial

world.

Though the graduation ceremony for the class of 1992 was different from that of any other that had been held, the fact remained that it was an occasion rich in some traditions, while diverse in others.

by Lisa Renze

Graduation 161


EASIER SAID

THAN DONE No

one ever said

that

having a winning

season was easy, but the Bearcats and Bearkittens found that

The

Softball

it

team had

could be done.

its first

.500 season in

four years.

Proving that Northwest could compete with the biggest

and the

best, the

women's

team finished their season ranked

tennis

in the top

25 I

nationally, while the

'7i/''f

women's volleyball

team gave Coach Sara Pelster her 200th career win.

Although the football team enjoyed spend-

Gearing up for a

kill,

Tracie Simmons

ing most of the season playing at home, especially beating rival

Missouri Western 43-26,

watches the

ball closely

during the 'Kittens opening game against

the 'Cats faced controversy as

two players

Missouri Western. Despite a

were charged with a Class C felony of stealing

by deceit and were suspended for the remain-

'Kittens lost to the

Lady Griffons 15-8;

der of the season.

162 Sports Division

tough match the

15-10.

Jon Britten.

15-10;

Photo by

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SOFTBALL •

Freshman pitcher Kelly

Matthews

22 consecu-

retired

tive batters at

one stretch dur-

10-inning standoff

ing a

against Northeast Missouri State.

Shortstop Lisa Kenkel was

Northwest's leader.

new

career hit

She beat the previous

mark of 1 43 hits set by Jennifer Mertz, and finished the season with a batting average of .400.

Designated Player Molly

Mercer was named ting

MIAA bat-

champion. Mercer batted

.527 (29 for 55) in 28 games,

while Lisa Kenkel finished third with her season average.

Seniors Lori Littleton and

Lisa Kenkel were

named

MIAA All- Academic

to the

Softball

team.

Molly Mercer was named

MIAA

Hitter of the

Week

April 7-13 after batting .733 (11 of 15).

'Kitten Softball 15-15

Overall record

MIAA record 6-3 Mo-Western

4-1

NEMO

3-0

Washburn Washburn

0-1

Emporia

0-7

Mankato

2-6

0-3

NEMO

0-1

Mo-Western

1-4

CMSU CMSU

9-2

166 Softball

6-7

Softball.

Front row; B. V'oikart; Rhonda Eustice; T. Quijano: Rheba Eustice and S. Tanner. Row 2: S. Armstrong; T. Halverson; M. Gregg; M. BroHn; K. Matthews. T. Beatt> and M. Creglow. Back row: G. Eckhoff, coach; L. Littleton; M. Mercer; R. Hahn; K. Koski; L. Kenkel; S. Marquardt and S.

Hoping for a strike, freshman pitcher Kelly Matthews winds up for another powerful throw. Matthews ended her premiere university debut with a 2.31 ERA and a .235 RBI.

Schiager. Photo by Scott Jenson.

Photo by Scott Jenson.


I

Second baseman Kheba Kustice sccwps up a

ground

ball in

a

game

Dana

iigainst

College.

Northw est split the di )ubleheader w ith )ana, endI

ing their season at 15-15. Photo bv Scott Jenson.

'Kittens Score

Winning Season Leadership helps team attain .500 H A C K E T T WRITTEN BY BILL A new

season brought a change

in atti-

ished second in the Missouri Southern Invi-

tude and team unity. Change was w hat the Bearkitten softball team was ail about as

tational

they finished the season with a record of 1 5-

record.

1

5.

putting

them

at

.500 for the

first

time

To

in

"We had a much better attitude and better leadership than in years past,"

Coach Gayla

"We became more

tens

thing

baseman Kim Koski hopes for a big

hit.

Koski

batted .307 for the season.

Photo by

Scottjenson.

won

four of their six

games

"

Kit-

in the

"We

played really well

in the

we

Missouri

Southern tournament as

leadership committee which everyone con-

championship game and then we continued

tributed to."

to

"Kittens batted .289 and the pitch-

got into the

play well during the championship,"

Eckhoff

The

said.

'Kittens finished the season splitting

doubleheader against Dana College. The

over the course of the year. According to

a

Sandy Schiager, each player had confidence in her own ability which rubbed off

team won the first game 3-0 and fell

on the others.

behind the bat, first

achieve their second-place finish in

tournament.

competi-

ing staff kept a 2.41 earned run average

e r >

the Northwest Invi-

tive over the fall and we had a more positive

The

Putting ev-

in

giving them a 9-3 tournament

the Missouri Southern Invitational the

four years.

Eci<hoff said.

and second

tational,

"It

next

game

to

Dana

3-2.

was hard forme because it was the

last

Despite the Kittens hard work they were

game of my college career," Lori Littleton said. "You always wanted to win the last game of the season." Rain and snow kept the team from play-

MIAA conference tour-

ing nine of the scheduled games. Accord-

"Anytime somebody went up to bat or went out on the field we all had confidence in

in the

them

to get the

job done."

'

unable to

make

the

nament. They were beaten by Northeast Missouri State 7-6

in a

playoff

game

decide which team would advance

to

to the

'Kittens turned up the competitive

edge during tournament play as they

fin-

meant

the

Overall the 'Kittens proved that team unity, hard

tournament.

The

ing to Eckhoff this could have

fourth seed in the conference tournament.

work and

the right attitude did

pay off as they finished with

their best

season since 1987.

Softball 167


A Midland

Lutheran runner bounds over the wall as Eric Green splashes through a mud puddle during the 3.000 meter steeple chase at the Northwest Invitational. Green Tmished second

in the race.

Photo by Scott Jenson.

Clearing a hurdle. Cody Buhrmeister races against a Missouri Valley runner at the Northwest Invitational. Northwest placed

Tirst

with 152 points, defeating 16 other teams. Photo

by Don Carrick.

^8^'fil,

Men's Track. Front row: Eric Kellar, asst. coach; Kenrick Sealy; Kenny Peek; Brian Dean; Iserhogen; Jaysen Horn; Andy Hall; Matt Elick; Shannon Wheeler; Mark Roberts and Tom Hackworth, asst. coach. Row 2: Craig Grove; F^ric Green; Cody Buhrmeister; Jeremy Ezzell; Darryl Wagner; Grant McCartnek; Eric Davolt; Jason Ezzell; Chris Blondin; John Holcombe and Richard Alsup, coach. Back row: Dave Burns, grad. asst.; Bill Hallock; Robbie Howat; Ron Perkins; Ryun Middleton; Shane Schenkel; Bryan Wardlow; Horace Tisdel; Scott Mortenson; Jeff Mallay; Terry Karn and Lee Erickson. Photocourtesy of Chuck Holley.

.loel

168 Track and Field

Women's Track. Front row

:

Rochell Hill; Diane Cummings;

Eunice Morgan and Jean Pilgrim. Row 2: Shelly Keith; Terri Gilespie; Sue Pennington; Heidi Meinders; Meaghan Wilson and Carrie Faber. Back row: Kitty Baccoicchi; Nancy Huppert; Dawn Tucker; Carrie Wood;Tanya Drake; Jennifer Kennedy; Amy Nance; Melissa Smith and Charlene Cline. Photo courtesy of

Chuck

Holley.


MEN'S AND WOMEN'S TRACK The Bearcats won

their

1

1th

consecutive Northwest Invitational

by scoring 152 points

beat runner-up

to

Doanc College,

with 143 points, and third place finisher Missouri Valley,

Amy

Nance. Kenny Peek,

Darryl

Wagner and Rochell

Bearkitten leading juniper [)iane ("ummings clears the bar during the Northwest Invitational. C'uniniings was a key outdoor returner

holding three

MIAA jump

Photo by Don Carrick.

positions.

with 105 points.

Hill

were named

to the

MIAA

All-Academic Track Teams.

Track Teams

The men's team had

provisonally qualify for the

NCAA ships.

Make WRITTEN BY

HACKETT AND SARA HOSFORD

BILL

II

champion-

The men's team

The women's team

team was considered the champs, but during the outdoor season the 'Cats fell two steps behind

and placed

third at the

outdoor

conference championship.

Winning

seemed

the indoor conference

fitting for the

"Cats as they opened the

season with a victory

the Central Mis-

at

down

Alsup said.

during the season, but

"When we came

in

during the

working out we had a

feeling about the personnel

it

and

fall

and

really great

we had," Coach

their goals for the year

were

challenge for the indoor and outdoor

One

to

title."

of the brightest spots for the "Cats

during the conference championship was

when Terry for the als.

Kam

NCAA

To

provisionally qualified

Division

II

Indoor Nation-

provisionally qualify,

was still proud of the kids and

was happy with the type of year we had." With only six upperclassmen a young women's track team approached the season with anticipation and a the

team lacked

in

What made up

of hope.

lot

experience they

for in enthusiasm.

"There were quite a few freshmen and a

Richard Alsup said. "They were excited about

"I

Kam

cap-

couple of walk-ons," Sue Pennington said. "I

thought having the

of gave

new

The freshmen performed and timed well, bests. Tanya Drake

and some had personal

was

a provisional qualifier in the 55-meter

hurdles with a time of 8.50.

Although Drake missed the chance to Nationals,

ally qualified in the

Jennifer

to

go

Diane Cummings provision-

Holdiman

high jump, 5-3 3/4 and

in the shot put,

35-5

I

/4.

Since the "Kittens were a young team,

During the indoor conference the two-

the high

jump and second

jump.

mile relay team of Eric Green, Wagner,

Mark Roberts and Matt Elick

finished

Green also enjoyed the spotlight claimed

first

as he

place in the 1,000-meter run

and Sealy was victorious

"We

first.

fought hard, but

in the mile.

we had

people go

order to

team's performance. "I

thought as a team we did better than

expected." Drake

said.

"We

lot

better since

of points.

we had

I

we

placed higher

than the teams in the past had placed and

scored a

The Bearcat and Bearkitten competed at the Iowa State Classic and many performances showed im•

track teams

provements over previous outings in the season.

Women's Track

the team."

life to

most did not expect much from them. However, a lot of people were surprised by the

first in

the long

in

short

championship.

new people just kind

in

tured

compete

in the

fell

I

souri State University Invitational.

started

before the conference weekend,"

also had

athletes provisionally qualify,

of the marks needed In indoor competition the Bearcat track

sent

to national competition.

standings

in

Division

Terry Karn and Kenrick Sealy

Strides

place high

'Kittens

'Cats,

athletes

thought

we

a lot of freshmen."

we did

Pittsburg


MEN'S TENNIS •

The

'Cats began to taste vic-

tory the

when

week of March

they

won

30,

eight of 10

matches after a 0-3

start for the

season.

Vesa Liikanen earned

Player of the

Week

MIAA

for the

week of Aprils. Liikanen held an 8-8 singles record. He and partner Todd Shane held a 9-3 doubles record for the week.

The men's team defeated MIAA rivals the week of April 5. They beat Emporia •

three

State, University of MissouriSt.

Louis and University of

Missouri-Rolla in a three-day span.

Bill

Bobo was named

MIAA

to the

All-Academic Men's

Tennis Team. Bobo, a sopho-

more returning letterman, was a pre-Med major with a 3.90

GPA. •The

'


Keeping his eye on the ball, Vesa I jikanen follows through with a forehand. Liikanen finished the season in the No. 2 singles and doubles position. Photo by Jon Britton.

Unity Provides

Key Wins Young team finishes season strong WRITTEN While most people

felt

tennis

BY was an

individual sport, the Bearcat tennis team

a loss,

I

thought

we

played very well."

After beginning the season with a record of 1-3 ,a6-3 win against Division

teamwork.

team's

"A

lot

easier to

of the guys were really good

Mark Ardizzone said. "It was a lot play a match when you knew your

teammates were pulling for you." With only three returnees a young men"s

team finished the season with a

tennis

record of 14-6, finishing fifth in the Mid-

west region and fourth

in the

conference.

The team's toughest competitor during the season was Southwest Baptist, who was

the

big win.

wasn't often a team like us beat a Big

"It

Eight team," Ardizzone said.

"It

was

really

fun to win against a team you always heard about."

While

at

conference,

Bolivar, the

in

Bearcat's defeated Denver University 6-3.

The win

against Denverbrought the team's

record to 8-5.

Rain kept the team inside during the

team's fourth straight win during a dual

was ranked eighth by

on scoring a

Division

II poll.

A

school,

NCAA

ship and

crucial

first

I

marked

MIA A champion-

going for a

concentrates

fifth straight

the University of Missouri,

home match against Bethany College. The Bearcat's won 6-1, which marked the

Ardizzone

point

was

proved that cheering on their teammates on and off the court changed the meaning of

friends,"

Mark

DAHLQUIST

FAY

the

match.

7-2 loss against Southwest during the

lowered the concentration because we had to wait all day and night to play matches "It

in

Conference tournament, proved what

singles play.

tough competitors Southwest Baptist were. One of the team's wins during the South-

inside

west meet came from doubles team Todd

cause the lights were bad and there were too

Ardizzone held steady

throughout the season as

third seed

for

the

'Cats.

Photo

by

Jon

Britton.

Shane and Vesa Liikanen I

singles player,

6-3, 6-2.

Mike Shane,

The No.

also

won

against Southwest by an injury default.

"We which

is

played Southwest Baptist

7-2,

not bad for a team of their level,"

Coach Mark Rosewell

said.

"Although that

Lamkin Gym," Vesa Liikanen

"I didn't like playing inside

many was

lines so

you couldn't

said.

Lamkin, be-

tell if

the ball

in or out."

Although the team was young,

their 14-

6 record proved that with togetherness and teamwork they could come up with some big wins.

Men's Tennis 171


Julie

Caputo follows through with her forehand during a Caputo helped lead the team to an overall record of Photo by Jon Britton.

return. 21-5.

Eyeing the ball, Kelly Smith reaches for a powerful return. Smith won 12 of the 16 games she played. Photo by Jon Britton.

Women's

Tennis. Front row: Lucy Caputo; Julie Callahan; Erin Schlegel and Leah Erickson. Back row: Rob Veasey, asst. coach; D'Ann Kirkpatrick; Kelly Smith; Carmen Moots; Julie Caputo; Eduardo De Anda, asst. coach and

Mark Rosewell, coach. Photo courtesy Running

of

Chuck

Holley.

to meet the ball, Erin Schlegel reaches for a forehand. Schlegel ended her season with an overall record of 124. Photo by Jon Britton.

172 Women's Tennis


WOMEN'S TENNIS •

Bcarkitten Leah Erickson de-

feated a player fromWesleyan,

breaking the school's career

Erickson

singles wins.

fin-

ished off her career with a 671

2 record.

Callahan received her

Julie

third national

tournament

bid.

Second seed

Callahan was the only North-

.lulie

Caputo

stretches

return the

t(»

Caputo

ball.

Finished the season 18-7. Photo by .Ion Brllton.

west player to go to nationals.

The

'Kittens battled five rain

Women

Break School Record

delays during their match against Central

Oklahoma

in

order to get their playing time in.

The team went on to win the

match •

5-4.

The Bearkittens broke

the

school record for wins in a sea-

team

helps

Unity

win

IVIIAA

son, finishing the season with a

WRITTEN BY

20-5 record.

By

defeating two nationally

NCAA

ranked

Division

MIAA

"Kittens

player of the

Caputo It

5.

Kittens finished off their

season with a seven-match

winning on

streak.

win

to

the

had a

champi-

onship.

of team unity," Julie

lot

said. "It [the season]

showed how

the

was

a success.

program had gotten

few years."

MIAA Conference

ments was winning the

their rivals,

Washburn,

5-4.

St.

Louis

Lincoln

Callahan

Washburn

5 4 5 6-

MIAA Championship

was due

to the

-

said. "I

had

be

to

The team competition

we

at

did."

top 32 across the nation.

Nationals was held in

trip to

As

to the

a

No.

tried to get her

all

gathered

pumped back

1

seed

team they

all

987. The team had

first

worked together

many

.set

the

in

Midwest Region

Colorado Springs, Colo.,

team beat Mankato State 5-0 and

their season record for

to in

big wins, includ-

ing the win against Western Illinois Uni-

most wins,

to the University

15,

tied

with

The team then

lost

of Denver 6-3 and

St.

the 1987 season record.

Cloud

in the nation.

surpass the school's season record

finished the

with a 1-2 record. During the competition

Nationals, a player

Amarillo, Texas where she lost in the

round

around and

was so proud of them. I'm

compete

in the

Callahan's

1

confident,"

up."

did as well as

In order to

-

1st

someone was down, we all got tomake her a lot more

gether and tried to

very supportive,"

all

-

7-1

CMSU

we

glad

-

9-0

Mo-Southern

her success

"They were

NEMO

confident.

and were feeling down, we felt

team's support.

SBU

Kittens supported each other on the

one wasn't playing as well as they could

Callahan

9 g 1

'

court by working to keep the entire team

NCAA Division II singles competi-

Women's Tennis

UM-

squad.

D'Ann Kirkpatrick said. "When we were playing a game and some-

Callahan had a personal season record

tion.

MIAA record 7-0

I

of 23-5 and received a bid to compete in her

Julie

second

Overall record 21-5

Division

turning point for the team.

"If

After missing a season due to an injury,

NCAA

Caputo said that the 'Kittens played well against Western Illinois and the win was a

The

of the Kitten's biggest accomplish-

and beating

The team went

MIAA

which marked the seventh win

over an

One

The

versity 6-3,

son record and sent a player to Nationals.

better the last

shine

of the season. This tiiarked theirfourth win

"We

week, for the week of April

their talents

let

through as they surpassed the school's sea-

was

players, Julie Callahan

named

II

The

KATHY HIGDON AND FAY DAHLQUIST

State University 5-3.

Continuing

to play with

enthusiasm, the

team finished the season with a record of 20-5 and was ranked in the top 25 nationally.

Women's Tennis 173


Brant Lambright tests his skills at the Northwest rodeo team calf roping practice. Members of the rodeo team practiced

many

long

hours to prepare for competition in eight different events. Photo by Jack Vaught. Preparing to rope a calf, Chad James concentrates

on

practice

his subject. Besides focusing

on

and competition, members had

to

worry about the costs of belonging to the team, which could run up to $4,000 a year. Photo by Jack Vaught.

tv.;S5!**^ --. A.-

Aaron Chamley lassoes a practice. Chamley had to steer's legs together.

steer at roping tie

three of the

Photo by Jack Vaught.

Using his strength, Aaron Chamley prepares to flank

and

tie

a

calf.

To execute

the perfect

run, the team worked on developing both the

mind and body. Photo by Laura

174 Rodeo Team

Riedel.

â&#x20AC;˘*


Shelly Irelan attempts to capture a calf in the

women's

breakaway. The rodeo team not only had access to an arena near the hiyhrises, but in case of bad weather, had an indoor arena available to them as well. Photo by Laura Riedcl.

Stalling the

Competition off and running BY MONICA K R U E

Rodeo team WRITTEN

L

Northwest had many sports teams on

campus, but one of its

best-kept secrets

its

was

the rodeo team.

One of the that

reasons for this was the fact

the rodeo team had been

in

existence

money had to be raised by the participants. "One thing that was totally different from us and other sports was that we were entirely self-supporting," Sherry said.

Unlike other sports, practice concen-

on building up the mind as well as the

less than three years.

trated

Plans for the team began in 1989 when students and adviser, Dave Sherry, wrote

physique. Sherry did this by helping the

and presented a proposal.

Dean Hubbard agreed

Once

President

to the proposal, the

Ashlee Frazier, the rodeo

According team was one of the main reasons she came to

a

He

Northwest. Not many other

state col-

set

about their

offered support as

well as had them repeat verbally what they did right on a good rtm.

team was off and running. to

mind

members develop event and ability.

He

them

also had

mentally picture what their run would be like before they

"You

executed

gotta have

it.

mind and body

to-

leges sponsored a rodeo team.

gether." Frazier said. "If you didn't, work-

One obstacle team members had to overcome was the money factor. Costs per per-

ing the event

son could run up to .$4,000 a year. Each

petitions around the mid-west.

member had

to

provide their

harder." 1

different

com-

At these

horse,

competitions, they competed in eight dif-

stall for

ferent events: saddle bronc, bull riding,

own

transportation to competitions, a

was all the The team competed in

Ro-

steer wrestling, calf roping, barrel racing,

deo Association card and traveling ex-

breakaway roping, goat tying and team

penses.

roping.

their horse, a National Intercollegiate

"We hoped

to get

money from

petitions," Frazier said.

the

com-

"They served

as

incentives."

A raise

rodeo club was established to help

money through

fundraisers.

Even

with the club's help, the majority of the

Even though the team had little publicity it was still strong. Each member of the team worked hard to do their best in in the past,

competitions, not only for personal satisfaction, but to prove that the

team was

to

be

reckoned with.

Rodeo Team 175


The Bearcat Steppers appeal to the crowd for more spirit during a home game against Central Missouri State. The Steppers practiced three times a week. Photo by Jon Britten. Concentrating on her performance, Megan O'Riley performs a half time routine at the Family Day game. Photo by

Tony

Miceli.

Precision

is

of utmost importance during each Stepper pro-

duction. Elements of dance,

combined

rhythm and gymnastics were Photo by Jack

to create eye-catching shows.

Vaught.

Backed up by the Bearcat Marching Band, are put on a routine.

games. Steppers had by Jack Vaught.

176 Steppers

finishing touches

Due to the high number of home football to

have many routines planned. Photo


\*

^

C'horeonraphin); their ni()\es, the Steppers practice routines for the Homifdiiiin); fjaiiie.

nation continued throughout the

pare for

fall

Hard ^ork and determi-

summer

montlis to pre-

performances. Photo by Jon Britton.

Successful

Agreement steppers strive

perfection BY SARA MEYERS

WRITTEN When for the

the rest of the

summer,

campus

got a break

the Bearcat Steppers kept

on practicing and exercising

for the

upcom-

The team

in Dallas.

If

they did not do so, then they

that the

fit

was one aspect

squad worked on most. Hard work, it

took for this team to be the winners they

The squad practiced every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and on an occasional Tuesday or Thursday when it was needed. were.

"We then

worked hard

own

ideas.

The team

as a group, although the

team

captains put in extra effort.

"Shearon Otto and I spent every night

just

at least

making up new

an hour

routines

3 or 20 minutes,

everyone on the team and almost every-

jumps and

1

thing they did went into the appearance

basically any kind of endurance

they were to project. Just like any organiza-

We

all

cising and

"We

practiced

membership With

the creation of their

got in a kick line for a series of

kicks," Loree Sheldon said.

exercise.

a choreogra-

and getting things organized," Amy Tomlinson said. Being a Stepper became a way of life for

stretched out for

we

The Steppers did not have

pher or a coach so every performance was

dedication and determination was what

iXTS

ing several individual ribbons.

contract agreeing to stay in shape over the

Keeping physically

-:'->a

received

also received a bid to national competition

could be dropped from the squad.

l#i^8^

camp the Steppers many honors and awards, includ-

held in August. At this

ing season. After tryouts. Steppers signed a

summer.

* ÂŤ

for

were also required to a

to

buy

a

portant to uphold.

weight room."

the lime the Steppers spent exer-

practicing, finding the right

tivation could

have been

mo-

difficult for the

"I

could see a difference

though about

common

thing

team motivated. Every weekend in July was spent preparing for the National Cheerleading Assointerests kept the

ciation Collegiate

Dance camp

that

was

it

was only

my

fitting into I

did

was

in

first

Stalone said. "Everytime

squad, however, the love of dance and

working with others who shared

group was im-

tion, the reputation of this

1

myself, even

year," Cheryl ate,

I

thought

those short skirts. Every-

for the Steppers."

All of the Steppers

worked hard to stay

in

shape and perfect their routines. The Steppers could not just say they would work;

they had to do

it.

Steppers 177


The Bearcat

defense tackles

Manka

a t

o

State player.

The 'Cats lost

to

the

Mavericks with a score

of 27-13.

Photo by

Todd Weddle.

Sam Kleinbeck; Bart Messer;Kelly Locke; Jason Melnick; Aaron Vial; Joe Zorn; Rodney Evans; Matt Grooms; Bill Nervig; Matt Uhde; Kirk Larson; Greg Teale and William Morris. Row 2: Clarence Green; Lou Blakey; Tyrone Elmore; Mark Reinhart; Aaron Hyman; Jayson Horn; Jeff Wheeler; Matt Olson; Kenny Stokes; Ray Massey; Mychal Wade; Robert McClure; Chris Stolle; Keith Jones; Travis Williams; Darren Skeries; Joseph Football. Front row:

Johnson and Tony Schkemahager. Row 3: Brian Lew is; David Roper; Stacey Ford; Ahmed Mortis; Antonio Sparrow Grady Cay wood; Jason Krone; Jeremy Whitehall; Jamey Parker and John LuBow. Row 4: Eric Krenier; Ryan Scheib: Andy Frerking; Scott Wilson; Vince Moser; Brant Burt; Ben Hansen; Jamie Hazen; Chris Henze; Kurt Kruse; Law rence Luster; Jim W illits; James Dixon; Jeremy Smith; Tony Perkins; Sam Moen; Brian Lanning; Mike Gaffney; Tony Renfro; Stacy Mostrom and Lamonte Keys. Back row: Ryan Ellis; Percy Coleman; Reggie St. Romain; Kerniit Parker; Robert Godard; Chris Stolle; Spencer (iilbert; Bryce Stephens; Cody Buhrmeister; Paul Forney; Garry Harper; James Bell, asst. coach; Ralph Hinds, asst. coach; Julian Brown, asst. coach; Doug Ruse, asst. coach; John Butler, asst. coach; Bud Elliott, asst. coach; Dan Lerum, asst. coach; Greg Jones, asst. coach; Tim Schaffner, asst. coach; Wes Henning; Mark Johnson; Lance Johnston; Tony Borchers; Matt Therkelsen; Michael Ford; Grant McCartney; Andy Starkebaum and Scott Buie. Photo courtesy of ;

Chuck

Holley.

178 Football


FOOTBALL •After Missouri Western liada 19-0

I'irsl

'Cats

came back

touchdow

quarlcr lead, the to score six

ns and win the

game

43-26.

The 'Cats

fiylit

to pull diiMii a

game

finished the

Mankuto

State pla\tT.

I'lif

with 194 jards from 52 rushes. Photo

h.>

"Cats

Linebacker .Spencer

Cody Buhrmeister

free safety

Todd

(iilbert.

and quarterback Joseph John-

\Neddle.

son were named bail players

of the

MIAA

root-

week during was also

the season. Johnson

Perseverance WRITTEN

BY

KIM

for his

performance

game

against

in

Empo-

ria State.

By beating Emporia State 54-

41, the 'Cats kept their win-

ning streak against

broken

records

a

Week

the 'Cats

Key to Season Northwest

NCAA Player o\' the

named

TODD

ESU

alive.

This win gave the 'Cats a 6-1 series lead.

won

The

last

time

against the "Cats

ESU

was

in

1965.

The Bearcat that

team was

football

had fought a good

fight

a

icam

and despite

and they had to

live

w

ith that

consequences. Because

it

nnslake and

its

was wrong they

w hat seemed to be a losing season, emerged

had their playing privileges on the

with heads held high.

suspended. That was the right and proper

"Cats ended the season with a record

The

of 6-5 (6-3

in

MIAA play), which tied them

However.

thing to do.

I

was

ball

not going to

give up on them, they were both redeem-

for third place with Central Missouri State

able people and they were both pretty

and Emporia

kids."

State.

"Our conference was rough," linebacker Bryce Stephens

said.

some tough teams I

"We

played against

like Pittsburg State, but

thought despite the problems

we

season

did a good job."

The "Cats began

the season 0-2 sur-

rounded with controversy

team and

unit>

Weak

.

free safety,

pended

we had in the

that tarnished

linebacker. Stacey Ford

Antonio Sparrow were sus-

money order at Hy- Vee grocery store. The money

for passing a stolen

the local

order was connected

\\

ith

the

Los Angeles

riots.

"The media made it sound like they were involved in some kind of big crime ring and that was not true at all." Coach Bud Elliot

was their first time in trouble, there was only one check invoK ed and the\ used

said. "It

it

when

they got into trouble financially.

Don't get them.

me wrong.

What

am

team

Elliot said the players"

good

Reggie

St.

Romain passed the

1.000-yard career rushing mark, which made him the sec-

ond two-year back

in 'Cat his-

tory to hit the 1,000 mark.

suspension did

hinder the 'Cat's success on the field to

•In the fourth quarter of the

some degree.

"Cats

"I

thought overall,

we handled

the situa-

tion pretty well

on our end and took care of

Elliot said.

"But we did play without

it,""

two good football players and that did affect our defensive performance a little bit."" It

was, indeed, a rocky

start

sity

game against the Univer-

Missouri-Rolla, the 'Cats

scored 15 points and defeated

UM-Rolla 29-14. Football

for the

Bearcats as the season kicked off with se-

UM-Rolla

nior letterman. but first-year quarterback.

Washburn

Joseph Johnson

Pittsburg

in control

of the offense.

With wins over Washburn and Rolla the "Cats evened up the season 2-2 but. dropped

to 2-5 after losses to nationally

ranked Pittsburg State, Central Missouri State

and Northeast Missouri

State.

One key improvement for the as Johnson"

s

experience grew.

"Cats came He finished

not excusing

the season with 1.241 yards rushing (the

they did was definitely wrong

-continued

I

CMSU Northeast

MO MO

West

Southern Emporia

Southwest

29-14 22-21 14-31 7-10

20-28 43-26 35-27 54-41 35-28

Football179


While being attacked by three Central Missouri State University players Jason Krone tries to prevent them from getting th eir first

down. With 47 seconds left on the clock the Mules made one last touchdown, winning the game 10-7. Photo by Todd Weddle. Bryce Stephens congratulates Lou Blakey on a touchdown play. Blakey was second in interceptions after seven

games were played.

Photo by Todd Weddle.

Lawrence Luster clutches

the ball as he

is

taken to the ground. The Bearcats finished their season with a record of 6-5. Photo by

Todd Weddle. As Joseph Johnson grips the hall, Janiey Parker guards him from a Mankato State player. Although the 'Cats

touchdown they Photo by Todd

180 Football

lost to

made

the first

the Mavericks L^-27.

W eddle.


\\ hill-

hopes the

l)i'iiin tai'kli'd

lo kt'tp

game with

b\ a

hold of the 10.09

Mankald

hall.

left in

Statt plaNtr, Joseph .lohnson

The 'tats

}>ot

the first toiichdovMi of

the first quarter. Photo by

Todd

VVeddle.

Perseverance most ever by a Northwest back). Stephens believed the problems experi-

ously demonstrated thrt)ughout the whole

enced

well-oiled machine-in perfect harmony."

at the stall

did not help to get the

"At the beginning, team morale was not really good," Stephens said. "But we evenas a

worked through

it

and came together

winning team."

problem had

Part of the

to

do with lack-

luster fan support.

"Our conference was

a hard one, and

students did not realize that, so they gave up

a

little

early,"

Forney

said.

did not stick with the team,

came back

to

win

43-26.

in

MIAA

history.

Johnson was tabbed as the third-team

named

During the game against Boli\ar the the school record

when

the

offense ran 529-yards giving them 410.7-

Forney said the team came together the last

to

game of the

season.

thought in that

Romain were

Sam Moen. was named to the AllLance Johnson Association footAthletics Mid-America team as an offensive

Linebacker

Ahmed

sive backs Percy

Stokes,

made

tackle.

Mortis and defen-

Coleman and Kenny

the second defensive unit.

Offensive lineman Chris Henze and de-

yard for the season.

whole during

St.

to the .second offensive unit along

with offensive guard

ball

team broke

"I

second-best

MIAA selections, Elliot said, "Cat running

1

ment

Offensive Player of the

backs Jason Krone and

quarter lead, but the "Cats

as a

II

Week. Johnson was cited for his performance in Northwest's 54-41 win over Emporia State. The total offensive figure, Elliot said, was the best in Northwest history and the

some good

missed the outstanding game against Missouri Western. The Griffons had a 9-0 first

work

NCAA Division

All-Ml AA quarterback. Ba.sed on the All-

football."

who

like a

that did

"Those

not stay with us missed out on

Fans

"We moved

Joseph Johnson was named national

season off on a good note.

tually

season," Forney said.

we had even more improvelast game than we had previ-

fensive lineman Clarence Green, were

named to the third unit. By breaking school

records,

working

and through diversity the 'Cats survived finishing the season strong.

Football 181


CROSS COUNTRY •

The Kittens finished fifth out '

of

1

teams

1

at

the

William

Jewell Invitational. Rheba Eustice finished the 3-mile race in 20th place. Tiffany

Wade

in

McCoy

in 23th.

24th and

Mary

The 'Cats finished second at the Baker University Maple Leaf Invitational. In the 8k •

course fifth,

Mark Roberts

finished

Chris Blondin 10th,Chris

Olson 15th and Ronnie Perkins 27th.

Mary McCoy with

GPA 3.35

M

I

and Tiffany

Wade

a 3.39

with a

GPA were named to the AA A Academ c 1

1

-

i

women's team. Named to the Men's team were Shannon Wheeler 3.53 Blondin 3.22

The

GPA

and Chris

GPA.

'Cats finished the North-

west Missouri Distance Clas-


Tom llaik«orth. iiNsistant coach; Jim Thad (iuardado: John llolconibc: Aaron Davolt: Krin \\ idycr and Mark Kobcrls. Back ro« Coach Richard \lsup; Chris Olson:.Shannon \\ heeler: Kol)h\ Houat: Clint Johnson: Scan \\ hitc; Aunt;ic Men's Cross

t"()untr>.

Front row:

I'lveslad; Chris Kiondin;

:

Kali:

Kon Perkins and Ben Sunds.

omen's Cross Country. Front row Anjjie Zancr: Kuth Van Wye; Jennifer Nodes: Rheha Fusticeand \n);el Bishop. Back ro«: Lisa McDerniott; NelTie VN

:

Chanias: lilTany Wade: Mar> McCoy;

I'racy

Kohothain; Dina Beaumont;

Kenee Stains and Charlene Cllne, coach.

Cross Country 183


L

VOL L EYBA

L

named to the 1992 MIAA All-Academic Volleyball Team, with a 3.48 GPA. Yurka also scored 13 erHeidi Yurka was

rorless passes during the sea-

son.

Mason and

Michelle

Jennifer

DeVore prepare

to set the ball

Jennifer

Northwest beat Peru State early in the season, increasing the team's record to 5-3. Photo by Don Carrick.

over the

net.

Hepburn recorded

641 assists during the season, increasing her career total to 2,

1

59. This

made her second

in

all-time career assists.

New

Gaining

The

Coach

'Kittens helped

Sarah Pelster reach her 200th career win mark.

Confidence

During the game against the

College of

Simmons

come

'Kittens

close to doubling wins

Mary, Tracie

St.

led the

tack with 13

Northwest

kills, six

at-

serving

aces and five blocks.

WR TTEN BY TRACI TODD Although the Bearkitten volleyball team ended the season with a 15-27 (3-8

MIAA

play) record,

was

it

in

a season of

that made you play games you learned from,""

"These were games hard

— the

learning and adjustments.

Rathjen said.

"We accomplished some major goals," Coach Sarah Pelster said. The "Kittens started the season with

souri State University.

eight returning and nine

new players, seven

of which were freshmen. "It

was

rebuilding year," Cheri

a

Rathjen said.

"It

collegiate level transfers

With

was totally different on the and

it

took some time for

and new students all

first

week of

setter to a

Tracie

lot

of work. In the

the season, the

major

injury.

team

Middle

lost a

hitters

Simmons and Jody Doetker

sprained their ankles and two outside ters

were also

hit-

tens played lineups with only one or

on the

them

of those teams was Central Mis-

The

two

Mari Daiber

them,"'

said.

The

"Kittens did find

"They were good

add up, but the

team had an exceptionally tough schedule.

CMSU

finished the season

fifth

in

conference standings

feated

Washburn University only

be

to

meet

They won four games

before they were defeated. finished fifth in the conference,

which considering our youth, was pretty good,"" Pelster said.

"Kittens lost three players to gradu-

"The base was on

was

set.

there,"" Pelster said.

""We

that.""

While

the

team almost doubled

tories the players

experience.

victories

last year.

Women's

Volleyball

Overall record

stiff

CMSU. Although the "Kittens lost, they did not give up easily.

its

15-27

MIAA record 3-8 to

competition. During conference they de-

built

injuries

The team

over

championship tournament.

"The toughest team we played against was CMSU, but we played well against

places did a good job, but they did not have

Not only did the

MIAA

ation, but the foundation

the experience the other kids did."

94 percent.

twice in regular season and once in the

was tough to re-adjust the lineup,"" Pelster said. "The players we put in their "It

'Kittens gained a season-

and nearly doubled

The

tloor.

The

high pass reception record of

"Kittens faced

three times throughout the season-

"We

injuried.

For two weeks of the season, the "Kit-

starters

One

competition.""

to adjust."

the injuries that plagued the

team, readjusting took a

playing against 10 top-ranked teams.

its

vic-

gained confidence and

Washburn


Mari Daiber prepares

to spike the ball past

the I'tTu Slate placers. The 'Kittens faced I'eru Stale three times (luring the season. I'IkiIo h\

W ilh

Jon Hritton.

determination. lU'ckv

return across

names

tlie net.

Brow n

Brown

forces a

sal out for a

feÂŤ

after she twisted her ankk' during the

Drnr) luNilational. I'holo h>

1

.Ion Mritton.

/ i

\ (p|k\h;ill. ^r()nt^()^^.,llnnitlr Hepburn;. lanilli- Rets; Heidi \ urka; Sarah \\ illianis; Marl Daiher; .Unnifir I)t\ on-; TamI Lichlas and Tracy Williams. Back row. C'olkn Keenan; .I<)d) Duelker; Heather Calev; Sarah Williams; .lennifer Benson; Heather O'Neal; Becky Brown; Kerry I)oetker;Tracie Simmons; Michelle Mason and Sarah Pclster. coach. Photo courtesy of Chuck Holley.

Preparing to spike the ball over the net, Tracie Simmons jumps toward the action. Simmons provided the winning kill for the game against Peru State, which the 'Kittens won 1513; 16-14; 4-15; 15-1

1.

Photo by Scott .Jenson.

Volleyball 185


/Z-U er,

k

mil

|r"w^JiN'-^ji;ii Swimmers dive into the pool at the intramural swim meet. The meet was won by three diffferent groups, Sigma Phi Epsilon, Bad Company and Alpha Sigma Alpha. Photo By Jon Britton.

Participating in the honierun hitting (.ontest, Jason Avers

prepares to hit the his fraternity.

ball.

Ayers participated

Tan Kappa

in the activity

with

Epsilon. Photo by Scott Jenson

During the 3 on 3 basketball game, Dan Jackson, of the AKL Kkabs and Chad Blackman of the \ ellow Jackets fight for the ball.

The Yellow Jackets

place.

finished the

Photo by Jon Britton.

186 Intramurals

tournament

in

second


%

INTRAMURALS

Swim Meet Lraternitv

:

.Sigma Phi Lpsilon

Men: Bad Company Sorority: Alpha Sigma Alpha Volleyball Si>;ma Phi Eipsilon

Fraternitv:

Crush Colleen White, a

member ot

of tbeCriisaders.

TheSwiys

game

12-0.

Men: Wild Dawgs Sorority: .-Xlpha Sigma

member

the S\* in leatii, chases a

Women:

ÂŤ(in the intramural flag football

Photo by Stott .lenson.

.lorrv 's

.Alpha

Kids

Golf fraternitv

:

H uric v /Marriott

Men: Crandcll/Muser Sororitv

Racquetball Singles Iratcrnily: Kurtis

and new esents helped

lure students into

way

ing the

Women:

made

fastest

it

>ear tor Northwest

dilTicult

a

Wiffleball

While

intramurals.

Bob Lade. Northwest director, a Welcome Back Ex-

According iiiiramuraK

to

to

"It

VI.

as just a drop-in type of activity."

"We

had

going on. ..and

we

said.

a lot

Just did a lot of fun

activ ities- not really ral

of different things

Among the activ ities were chipping agoll hall

into a children's pool,

racquetball court and a frisbee toss. there

achieved

lot

not a tremendous

ones

of fun with

it."

lot

amount of people were

who were there had a lot Bob Houtchens said. "It

there, but the

helped a

of people realize that the intra-

mural program was a ued

lot

of fun."

traditional intramural sports contin-

to

quite honest,

show an

increase or held steady in

participation.

"There had alwavs been a constant im-

Men: Spcshes

Towerball Co-Rcc: Outlaws Battle of 1-raternily:

A was spoHsmanthis year, to

be

curred often

intramural basketball

"I

thought

played ing or

intramural basketball.

in in

or watched,

in

mouthing

off,"

someone was

Redman

I

fight-

said.

said the sportsmanship

was mostly

game

about every

just

tfie

Beef

Sigma

Phi Epilson

Crush

Men: Roids Sorority: Delta Zeta #2

WoiTien: Outlaws

was not very good."

Rob Redman, an

Redman

of different events and

2 on 2

3 on 3 Basketball

in

And sportsmanship

ship.

purpose.

its

"There were a

The

While

were not manv participants, the event

Basketball Co-Rec Co-Rec: Unusuals

"Number one was

were concerned about two things

player safety and one

bowling on a

Scrappers

Women: Schmitz

said.

participant, said poor sportsmanship oc-

sports."

Women:

be on the decline.

"Wc

vour regular intramu-

Lade

increase, sportsmanship appeared

intramurals." Lade said.

dents to the intramural svstem.

Lade

sport,"

Men: Schmucks Alpha Sigma ,Mpha #2

Sorority:

traditional activities continued to

show an

travaganza was planned to introduce stu-

and walleyball had been the

growing new

Krisa Nelson

Fraternity: Delta Chi-Confcderales

participation for your tradi-

in

tional sports

ink

Sorority: Jennifer Kelly

provemeni with probably volleyball lead-

intramural sports, poor sportsmanship

1

Men: Jose Chavez

students get involved in intramurals WRITTEN BY STEVEN WOOLFOLK coiiliiuied to iiiciease

Quindlcv/Kroenke

Sand Volleyball Co-Rcc: On Tour

A Sporting Chance While participation

:

problem

the result of peers doing the

Cross Country Ryan Mahoney Men: Kenrick Sealy Fraternity:

Sorority: Miki Henslen

Homerun

Hitting

Andy Lux Men: Jason Smith/Steve Caldwell/ Fraternity:

Jason Kish/ Jeff Harlin Sorority: Toni

refereeing.

Couchman/Carrie

Sheltar

"When you had

a

game between

say the

Women:

Fori Ford

Delta Chis and the Phi Sigs and the referee

was

a Phi Sig.

offense to it

was not

The

you had

some of the fair,"

a

tendency

calls

Redman

if

to take

you thought

said.

increase in participation proved that

students were in sports

still

interested in

Punt, Pass, Kick Doug Mattson

Fraternity:

Men: Todd

Bissell

Sorority: Lisa McCoIlum Women: Tricia Robinson

competing

other than on the varsity level.

Intramurals 187


L

BA S KETBA •

The

L

'Cats closed a 12-point

halftime deficit to beat Midland Lutheian College 90-77.

Guard Orlando Johnson, who made 29 points and Paul Brown, who made 23, were the leading scorers.

With a scoring average of 21.3, guard Orlando Johnson •

was 33rd-best in NCAA Division II. The 'Cats free throw mark of 75.1 percent was No. 17 nationally.

This season marked the 'Cats

MIAA

second consecutive

post-season tournament appearance. for 7th

The team was

place with

tied

CMSU,

Pittsburg State and University

Missouri-St. Louis.

The "Cats found themselves Washburn University in Conference. The last time the •

facing

'Cats

won

a

Washburn was

game

against

in 1979.

Men's Basketball 14-12 Overall record

MIAA record 610 Washburn


Chad Deahl (

tntral

(

scores Um> points during the 131-88 loss against

)klah(in)a.

Deahl made

(luring the yaine. I'holo

1)>

I *)

points and three rebounds

Jon Kritton.

Men's Basketball. Front row: Jeff Johnson; Jamie Hoberg; Harold Bass; La Veil Jones and Paul Brown. Second row: Eric Schweain; Darrell Wrenn; Orlando Johnson; Derrek Smith and Kred Harris. Back row: Rob Liles; Tom Harris; Steve Simon; Tom Szlanda and Chad Deahl. Photo courtesy of

Chuck

Holley.

During the Missouri Western game, forwards Tom Szlanda and Derrick Booth go up for the shot. Photo by Jon Britton.

Men's Basketball 189


L

BASKE TBA L •

The Kittens finished the '

sea-

son with a win against Lincoln

72-66 and they were

tied for

seventh place with Southwest

The win

Baptist.

qualified the

team for conference •

play.

Forward Jamie Long was

for first in the II in

tied

NCAA Division

Guarded by a \\ illiani.lcwell player, center Sara Hemminger attempts to pass the ball. The 'Kittens won the home game 87-

throws percentage, by

free

connecting 94.1 percent of her

Long was

foul shots.

woman

rank high

to

59.

in a statis-

A Give and

category since 1986.

tical

•During the game against

CMSU

the

game by

"Kittens led the

first half.

Take Attitude

nine, while the Jen-

remained scoreless,

nies

Photo by Jon Britton.

the first

in the

After a tough second

half the "Kittens beat the Jen-

come from on andofftlie bencli WRITTEN BY STEVEN WOOLFOLK

Contributions

nies 60-53.

•For four games Sara Hemminger led the team in

basketball team in the early stages of the

University. According to Winstead the

scoring, averaging 17.5 points

season, but experience and a "take-what-

game was

they-give-you attitude" propelled (hem

turn around.

and

hitting 59.4 percent for the

Inconsistent play haunted the Bearkitten

into the play off hunt.

season.

"1

Women's Basketball Overall record 13-13

MIAA record

7-9

Washburn

53-70 51-71 64-59 81-79 67-78 60-53 47-72

PSU NEMO SBU Mo-Western

CMSU Washburn

ESU

72-66 62-65 55-79 71-74 62-73 82-74

NEMO Mo-Southern Mo-Western

CMSU Emporia

Mo-Rolla

UMSL Lincoln

behind and then

63-72 85-84 72-66

Women's Basketball

that

we would

fall

up with the

Coach Wayne Winstead

"We worked a lot with trying to get the

girls to just

take what the defense

was

giving them."

One

was the was facing. team

early-season mistakes

competition the

"We

played a

lot

said.

level

"The

The

in

the

MIAA

season."

conference

'Kittens

made

against

teams." it

experienced players, but the freshmen played an important role off the bench. felt

Jermain

they did a great job." Shelly

said.

"It

helped us a

we gained With tens

really

come

lot

with our confidence and

a lot of composure."

72-66 win over Lincoln the "Kit-

a

ended

the season

on

a high note

and

made it to the first round of post-conference

"They pushed us

They adjusted

real

in practice.

well to the college

MIAA

The team

In the first

seven games there was a 60-

season standing had the

Southwest Bap-

round the 'Kittens were

MIAA

standing, Missouri Southern.

teams hunt was over

The

after a close loss to

Southern 67-66.

was

a big disappointment." Shelly

I thought we did game we played against Missouri Southern we lost by 20 or 30 points so felt we improved."

Jermain

said.

"Honestly

The

pretty good.

first

I

While

the

'Kittens suffered through a

tough schedule early, they gained composure as the season progressed and once

again were

level."

final

tied for seventh with

paired off against the No. 2 team on the

"It

through the early

competition led primarily by a group of

"I

we may have

thought

together in that ballgame," Winstead said.

tist.

was always tough, but we played six nationally-ranked

of

of very, very tough

teams especially early Winstead

a considerable help to the team's

play.

contributing factor to the "Kittens

In the next

190

was

try to catch

three-point shot," said.

"I

thought one thing that really hurt us

early in the season

53 victory over Central Missouri State

offs.

in the

MIAA

conference play


women's IlilkiT:

Front rou:

.Ii'rry

SIh'IIn \\ ihiu's:

Urandi

B;iskflb;ill.

Ani\ krdhti:

Mar> Henry; Kockludd: ktKi Bailey and Kathy Murphy. Baek row: Paula Sorensen; Tricia Nielsen. j;rad assl.; .lody Doelker: Cindy

Jornirisi'n: Slaiii' .Sl^c'l)a^t;

Slaty

Sehear:,|etiniterBens()n:.|aniie .Icrniain:

I.

ony: Shelly

Chris kniitson: Sara lleniniin<ier;

Susan \eÂŤ house; \\a>ne

W instead,

coach;

Christy Prather, asst. coach. Photo courtsey (.r

Chuck

IIolIcN.

Hurinn the game against William .Jewell, Sara Hemminger to add two more points to the 'Kittens score. While Hemminger made 16 points and one assist, she also made 10 rebounds, which made her the top rebounder for the game.

attempts

Photo by

,Ion Britton.

W atching the ball, foward Cindy Schear hopes to make two more

points to add to the 'Kittens score. Schear

made

six

rebounds and one assist during the 87-59 home game win against William Jewell. Photo by ,Jon Britton. points, three

Women's Basketball 191


192 Season-Ending Injuries


Lifting

w eights is the

difficult to

ins

l<ey to rchabililaticin lor

Keiinck Sealy's leg

injury. Sealy. a lO-ycar competitive setcran.

and foot

found

it

spend a season healing his injuries rather than coiiipet-

in races.

Photo h\ Jon

FJritton.

Season-Ending Injuries Does not end athletes' careers ^ KARISSA BONEY WRITTEN BY Although Kenrick Sealy had not been

Years of hard work, determination and endless hours of perfecting physiques to

succeed

it

all

at a spoil

came

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

all

Sealy was a long distance runner for cross

country and men's track with career goals

Some were

lucky, suffering

only tninor set-backs, but others faced the

missing tnonths of competition.

reality of

Amber Smith

a

Bearkitten volleyball

player missed an entire season due to a leg injury. Pressure being placed in the

leg

was

foot,

Amber Smith works

with

her

trainer Colleen K

e e

n a n

.

Therapy was the key to avoiding

set-backs

lower

cutting off the circulation to her

causing numbness. Smith herself did

not realize

how

serious her itijury

was

until

of competing

went

to

have

tests

done and the doctor

advised that have surgery that day." Stnith I

1996 Olympics.

country season and put a halt to his running in

mid-December. His problems began tissue tore around the shin bone and

when

then pulled muscle tendons in his foot. Sealy, an

Olympic hopeful,

To

injury

this

could have been a set-back, but he kept a positive attitude. "I

did not think

1

would miss a whole

of tny athletic career," Sealy said.

believe

I

"I

had to

hope and have courage

would

lot

to

get over the injury."

Sealy also said watching other runners inspired him.

said.

Smith's doctor said

if

she had waited any

longer she tnay not have been able to walk again.

in the

Sealy's injury began during the cross

learn patience,

she finally visited a doctor. "I

in

frustration.

While pain ripped

these dedicated athletes reali/ed nothing forever.

same

the

they loved. Suddenly

to a halt.

through once healthy and strong muscles,

was

knew

surgery he

The pain did

not end there though,

infection set in and Smith hospital.

Her

was back into the

injury placed her

on the

side-

"Even though

my

foot

was

watching the competition gave ing that felt

the

I

hurt, just

me the feel-

knew would be back," he I

emotion and

it

gave

said. "I

me hope and

inspiration."

caused.

off-season training during the spring.

Although these athletes faced the hardship of regaining strength, the very courage

Photo by

Scott

had been working really hard at it," she said. "I had been working on my strength

and determination that brought them to this point would take them higher. Their posi-

Jenson.

but

that injuries

lines, but she

was ready

for eight

weeks of

"I

it

still

set

me back

about five months."

tive

outlook brought them back to their feet.

Season-Ending Injuries 193


194 Groups Division


ER

CROUPS Whether we were

sports fans, honor stu-

dents or greeks, there was a group that shared

our interest and definitely had

many found

its

1

1

student delegates,

many who were members traveled to Eastern

Europe

of Student Senate,

to begin

program with two European

KDLX,

membership

privileges.

November

In

that

an exchange

universities.

the student-run radio station,

was named the best campus radio station KDLX

staff

members

in the

and thc Northwest Missourian

natiou;

re-

Travis Stuckey, Andra

*^.>yv/£-

" „ ... , Allen and Scott Allen

grill

hot dogs lor the

annual

Kail Freeze

the Bell ,^ ^ •

>

".

^*''

*»* *^' "

'V^, *

its first

in the

top one percent of Midwest regional

it

at

Tower. The

collcgc nou-daiHes.

student-run radio sta-

«*

•^•^^^-.'5^'

*VV L"k!

-'**•

^ <. "L «L

regional pacemaker, placing

ceived

'

'•

-V-r/^'^Jt^.-iV

tion

won

the

No

Marconi

Award, proclaiming

matter what activity helped

our

fill

it

free time, our effort

seemed worthwhile

as

we

to be the best college

radio station in the nation.

]^.^^

jj^g

chaucc

to iutcract with othcrs

who

Photo by Brad

Fairfield.

sharcd our interests.

Groups Division 195


THROUGH THE LIVING AND LEARNING STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM, NORTHWEST STUDENT DELEGATES LEARN NEW CULTURE AND BRING IDEAS HOME WITH THEM AFTER TRAVELING

GOVERNMENT

On

Foreign

Ground By

T

may have been known

new-found sense of

volved the discussion of details

unity between the nations" leaders,

concerning a student and faculty

both locally and internationally.

many

cultural

Other countries outside of the United States became allied forces

international unities and friends of

he "90s

as the decade of real discovery,

With

their

this

some

others started to create

own.

combat those trying to create trouble. Unity was a major issue

along with University President

with countries of the world.

Dean Hubbard

to

In the fall.

1

1

student delegates

traveled to Eastern

to

guage, cultural education and ex-

change

Ken

Adam

to bring

European

of 1993. would allow

Schug. Jenni-

by the

Northwest students

Stephanie

in the

Taylor,

tion of

Byron

language.

in

Willis,

Lisa i

t

e

n g

i

fall

exchange

to

be involved

after the

two years of

a

comple-

European

The agreements made between the foreign universities and North-

west were called "Resolution of

In-

stu-

tent

Toward Educational Coopera-

who

tion

and Existence." These agree-

ex-

the

Europe.

ments pledged that educators would work together in areas of mutual concern.

The the

These

stu-

creative concept involved in

exchange was the issue of

ition.

tu-

Students from Northwest

egates cho-

would pay exactly what they would pay to go to Northwest while they studied abroad. The European stu-

sen to repre-

dents would do the same. North-

dent leaders

were del-

Pilgrim.

gram, designed

fer .Stanley,

change with

Gary

a living, learning and

students and faculty to Northwest

to p;ulicipale

l>\

in

teaching environment. The pro-

Seauiiui. Jeni

were chosen

Photo

pro\ide a

Magee, Kim

dents

cidtural differences.

in the

Connie

were the

in

The Living and Learning exareas of lan-

Wh

an education

slovakia.

mutual benefit

and

to give students

change was conducted between universities in Poland and Czecho-

Pilgrim.

Trent Skaggs

members Adam Seaman, Connie Magee, Kim Gartim and President Dean Hiihbard take time to talk outside of a eastle in Poland. The Living and Learning e.xchange was set up

titled

change was designed

Miller.

Student Senate

exchange program

Living and Learning. The ex-

Europe. G;iry

Garton.

196 Government

Jennifer Kial

sent

North-

west would take the

money

that

west.

The

their students paid

trip"s

pur-

cover the costs of the European

pose

i

n

-

students

when

they

and use

came

it

to

over, just


"

European universities would

as the

"This arrangement removed the financial harriers

from both

Hubhard

"hNery sludenl

should,

make

if

said.

they

v\

anted

to,

sides.

be able

to

this part of their edueatioiuil

Europeans had

thai the

and also

tion process

They added

that

was very

it

ineiiiorable nimneiit

u

lor

"VNhen

was announced

il

won and

wiih their new

expected there to be a

dif-

ference with each of us ha\ ing dif-

and goals." Jeni

ferent interests

Schug. Student Senate president, said.

"But when we got over there

we found we had

same goals, values and ideas about what we wanted to do in life." Although the Europeans had a great knowledge about American history, they still wanted to know more. They were anxious to show the

show

to

army

Wduld do. Such was

"Many

in

they

me, "America

for the world.

head of the

CIA can

you have

tion,

really a

is

When real

the

model former

was

tatives

it

for the ex-

and ready, the represen-

from Northwest headed However,

and dedicated

North-

at

became involved

individuals

to Senate.

"Students really started to open their eyes and

how much

was

there

said.

to offer in student

"We worked

at fight-

more

ing for the student's rights and getting privileges for them."

All students were

welcome to attend the Senate

meetings and become actively involved

in

the

organization.

Many

issues and activities kept Student Senate

to the

United

very busy.

in their

minds,

retreat

back from Europe States.

Many more

realize

With the foundation set

west.

government." Schug

an American."

change

the leadership of President Jeni Schug.

democracy.'

moment to be

also a real proud

Under

Student Senate played a significant role

lose an elec-

That was just astonishing and

the case for Northwest's

Student Senate.

Activities ranged

which helped

campus

from

a successful

planning, lo a walking

in

order to indicate which

tour of the

friendships which they had en-

paths needed belter lighting or obstructions

Schug

countered remained perfectly

moved away.

of the Czech students

were involved

riots,

attention

new government

the experiences, opportunities and

history and environment," said.

to

new governmenl.

a

the street,

Also, a professor said

it.

new president and

us their

the visitors around.

"They wanted

in

a

focused on what exactly the

were dumbfounded," Hubbard said. "They had never seen anything like

friends.

"We

were no troops

ihal

Jennifer Krai

with the inauguration of

there

guards called out or

le\el

By

to

that

agenda, the deleiiaies thouyhi thai also imporiaiii to interact on

them

Order of Business In the national scope,

Clinton had

was

sig-

iiness.

While the exchange agreement was the most important item on the

it

the elec-

outcome.

nilicani as well as an extremely

experience."

a social

m

its

Another important

clear.

"This program helped students

the revolution

in

activity

was

the annual

blood drive which was also a success.

number of Northwest

A

large

students turned out for the

Also, while the students were in

become acquainted with a part of the world that was going to be a major focus for the next 25 to 40 years," Hubbard said. "For our stu-

Europe, the presidential election

dents to be familiar with, be

from Lamkin Gym. The proposal was

friends with and learn those cul-

new lot Kappa fraternity house was. The Student Senate

and they were very proud had a hand

in the

that thev

help of the

fall

of

communism."

took place

the United States.

in

Several delegates and also

tures, they'll

lliihbard expressed the

vantages and opportunities."

interest

Jeni Schuf>. Connie Ma^ee. Ivela Kratku

and Peir Budxtu

sif>n

dmumenis allouini;

have tremendous ad-

A

continual focus toward the fu-

remained an important conin

all

parts of society.

Student Senate dealt w sial

At

ith

on working

to get a student vote

Curriculum Committee and

European

trip.

and the aspect of putting com-

ited to leadership

foreign

more exchanges and better opportunities that would

plete quality

benefit everyone in the future, both

organization and tried to

about Americans.

I'hitio

hx

C!(u-\ Pili;rini.

structed for

at

home and

abroad.

on the

details of the Eastern

Student Senate's success could have been cred-

Northwest, the path was con-

cleared up misamceplions Europeans hud

to put the

on the property where the Phi Sigma

for an e.xchanf;e between Northwest and iiniverslies. Stiutents partieipatini>

extremely controver-

issues such as the proposed parking lot across

also set

ture

cept

drive.

they did.

and attentention

in

everything that

Student Senate served as a leadership their duty of

fulfill

effectively handling everything they faced.

STUDENT SENATE. Front row:

J.

Schug;

S.

Claude and J. Stanley. Row 2: M. Nauss; A. Hopkins;

J,

Clrccr; A.

Baca; A. Bonclla

Messinger;

,nid K. Calvin. I

Row

.S.

3: R.

ceper. adviser;

K.

Kocnig; H. Houseworth; K. |-Aiinisicr; S. Taylor;

M.

Whilcing; J. Blair and M. Dyniond. Row 4: R. Corlcy; K. Spichs; J. McClinlo'ck; K. Rash; T. Winkler; D. Ollingcr; M. l.ce;

1,.

W, Brummer and Kramheck. Back row:

Kaslcl; K.

R. Dewhirsi; P. Miller; B.

Phillips; C.

Willis;

J.

Magee;

T.

Johnson; Moser.

P.J.

Skaggs; M. Amys and S.

Government 197


STUDENTS ARE FINDING ACADEMICS GO BEYOND THE

ACADEMIC GROUPS

CLASSROOM AND ORGANIZATIONAL ACTIVITIES WHILE

Gaining Hands-on

Experience By Tower

E

or those persons just beginning

of the small, yet familiar campus.

their college career at Northwest,

These decisions ranged from everNthing including where one was

,

many

decisions were to befall them

before they

became

a cohesive part

going

to live

and with whom,

to

it.

the year capturing the essence of

to the individual,

it

Many students found that to better

enhance

By

utilizing photography, cre-

ative writing stories

come involved

design, the

in

one or

and graphic

members were

more of the various academic groups that dealt

tory.

with or related to one's cho-

years of hard work, the

Work

in-

able to

produce a 320-page volume of his-

Through long hours and many

became known

Tower soon

as a standard of ex-

volved not only attending

cellence by which other student

weekly or monthly meet-

publications throughout the coun-

ings, but also participating

try

fundraising events, plan-

the

ning outside activities to get

were measured. Specifically,

Tower was awarded

Ail-American for

their

a five-star

1992 book,

professional

"Who Would Have Thought?" The

aspects of the organization

group has consistantly received an

and allowing for time

to re-

Ail-American award each year

and get better ac-

since the 1984 book, "'Lookin' Bet-

involved

lax

in the

quainted with those that shared the same interests.

Through these groups

stu-

dents learned not only more

Than Ever." was quite an achievement and we were very proud," Tower Editor in Chief, Allison Edwards said. ter

"It

but also reaped life-long

"We tried not to focus on the awards factor, but we always wanted to try to make each book

benefits from- the contacts

better than the last.

about various majors, or specific areas of interest,

and friendships

198 Academic Groups

Northwest.

giate career, they should be-

in

computer disks for the Association for Computing Machinery. ACM was open to those interested in computers. Photo hr Jon Briiion.

staff of

their colle-

sen field of study.

sells

book.

was what he or she made of

up

all

Ryan Hamilton

One group that was synonymous with Northwest and it's love of tradition was the Tower yearnature.

The Tower was comprised of a approximately 45 members and editors that worked throughout

time management. This was

V

Staff

that

were

tantly,

developed. Though some

it

groups were easily recog-

and one

nizable as fixtures on

cam-

pus, others were content to

be small and family-like

in

a

More importo make

however, we strived

hook

would want would accurately

the students

that

record the year's events."

The to

All- American

was awarded

yearbook publications

that

had


.

excelled

in

.ASSOCIATION FOR COMPUTING MA-

the areas of judgement

CHlNtiRY.

which included concept/es-

ratings

McDonalJ and Moit\ McDonald. Back row Matlhc\\ Hchjcn. John Bankson; R\an Hamilton and Rich.ird Dcirncr-

coverage, layout/design,

sentials,

Front rtnv: Tina Kktcnnanis; Scot

Caltec;C;ar\ :

writing/editing and photograph)

Within the basement of Wells

was another award-winning The Northwest Mis-

Hall

publication.

sourian student newspaper. Printed

weekly, the Missourian was the up-

to-the-minute campus informer

covering everything trom local news, campus concerns, sporting events and editorials. Published since the early 1900"s, rian had proven

The Missou-

itself essential to

Northwest by withstanding the

tests \(

of time.

was somewhat oscrwhelming you realized w hat we did every

Dcna

Front

M.ithias; Sara Ahildlrup;

Brov^nlng; Cathy Brier; .mn Diilland Nancy Fulk. Row 2: J Browning; Williani Humphreys; 'onna Hecknian; Ryan O'Rourke; K.irmi Hamann and Tim Houlcllc. Hack row; David Wahleri; Paul Kuchneman; Lisa Hoerman; Johnalhon Meyer; Craig Holmes and \shic\

"It if

COUNTING SOCIFTY,

row:

I

1

week," Missourian Editor

Kathy Barnes

in

Chief.

I

"The awards

said.

were certainly a great reward for the time we spent, but that was not why

I

.ec

Schneider.

we got into it or why we did There was too much time spent to focus on it.

some award." The Missourian played an important role for students whose minds were not completely sold on newspaper or journalism

life.

was the biggest test of all when came to finding out if that was

"It it

what

really

I

wanted

to

do

AG BUSINESS/ECONOM-

as a

ICS

career," Production Assistant Derrick

Barker

able to

work with people. Being work with others was a ne-

cessity.

We were all a family, we all

in

we all picked on each we all depended on each

Allen;A.Dalhev;T.Vv'illiams;

Ubben; B. Cook and G. Bahrenhurg Row 4: C. DouB.

order to put out the best

newspaper possible."

Monson. T.

newer publication that had begun to grow was the student-proand tourism magazine.

Craig; C. Fleak;

gion surrounding Maryville that

in-

cluded coverage of Des Moines, City.

"The most unique aspect was

that

our extended region gave us a

feel

AG COUNCIL.

m.f\ n

Front row; Jay Engcl; Julia

Hardy and Melissa Parsons. Back row: Rob Gannan; Mike Rosl; Henry Blessing and Allen Huhn,

on a professional publica-

tion," Editor in Chief, Steve said.

Mather; C.

but rather on

tourist offerings in a four-state re-

for being

J.

J,

Shirley; I- Babe;

.

Omaha and Kansas

M.

Hcin/eroth; R. M. Weber; A. Swanson; T, Meyer; J. Brandow and J Sidden, Sehear;

nually the magazine focused not on activities,

Jackson; E. M. Sims;

Morris; R. Clemens; J. Kennedy and S. Pedersen. Back rtiw: R, Gannan; S.

Heartland View. Published bi-an-

campus

M

Shields;

T. Fore; L. Wilkerson;

A

travel

J.

Plagnian iuld J. Biircs, Row 3: T. Castillo; J. Gruhn; R. Shields. R, Cant; J, Burcs; R.

glas; S. Reisle;

duced

A,

M, Par

son; S. I^rson; L. Hestand;

fought, and

other

Front row:

Blessing;

sons; M, Bel/; J, Fngel; J. Turner and D. Townsend. Row 2: D. Htxncr; S. I .arson; C. Haas; J. Hoyt;M. McKiddy; M, Sanger; K. Jack-

ability to

other, but

11.

Rnsi; C,

my

said. "It also tested

CLUB.

lluhn;

"We

Rhodes

could not rely on the

campus population to support us, which made us work a lot harder." Though print journalism faired well on campus, the broadcasting outlets

were not

to

be overlooked. -

continued

Academic Groups 199


ACADEMIC GROUPS

Experience By Tower -continued

Broadcasting from high atop

The two campus

radio stations

gave students many opportunities to get on-air

experience.

1

win

in

stu-

its

best col-

America.

I

real-

Brandon Meisner

'"1

learned a

lot that

could ne\er he replaced." Sharing broadcast with

ties

KDLX

was

Radio

the

KXCV.

affiliate,

Though

KXCV

v\'hat

the classroom

RTNDA

offered a professional

view of where

interests could take

them.

The Northwest chapter of the Radio and Tele\ ision

News Director's

Association was one of only 30

college chapters in the United

The group sponsored pack-

age and anchoring clinics as well as production opportunities

special

throughout the year. broadcasted the

RTNDA

Homecoming

Pa-

rade and Election results and began

with a partial-professional

a 15-minute weekly newscast in the

most of its talent came from the students.

spring semester.

"Usually students spent a semester on

KDLX

before

being considered for KXCV,"" Travis Stuckey said. "'Certainly that was not

its

sole purpose, but

it

did lend itself for that use."

KXCV

had the honor of

having two of staff

200 Academic Groups

expand-

operated

staff,

the department. Photo by Brad Fairfield.

PRSSA

and

States.

facili-

campus National Public

to

in

communications experi-

could give, groups such as

said.

Map

For students interested ing their

to

state."

ence beyond

was,""

chases a hot dog from president Lisa Sikorski. The Geology/

whole

the

""When we won the Marconi Award that cited

ized what a great experi-

Supporting the Geology/Geography Club, Brad Guthrie pur-

were the only two students

lege radio station.

ence the whole semester

donate a World

award,"

and

and entertainment for

station in

to

a professional

KDLX-FM provided both information

us as the best college radio

00 raised

was

Chris Hagan said. ""Kath\ Steiner

named America's

the SI

it

Weils Hall, campus radio station

dents as well as being

Geography club used

cause

Staff

its

student

members chosen

as

keeping w

In ter

ith

the student chap-

of a professional organization

on campus, PRSSA, the Public Relations Student Society of

was an offshoot of sional organization lished to

measure

PRSA.

enhance student skills

America

their profes-

Estab-

clientele,

and dealings, the

chapter e\en boasted

it's

own PR

mini-firm. Promotion In Motion.

""We did newsletters for places

Gregory's Church and Stu-

winners of the Missouri

like St.

Broadcasters Association

dent Senate," Stephanie Taylor

award

said.

for best public radio

promotional spot. "It

was a great

feeling be-

"We

bers

some very

got

accounts and

would be

I

exciting

thought the thrilled to

mem-

have the


chance

to

AGRONOMY

in

any orga-

nizational outlet of Wells Hall, be print,

CLUB From row: Tom /wcifcU ticth Baragar) and Chris Pc\cslorf. Back row: Todd Heck; Mike Tiedcman and

work on them."

For persons involved

Brian (â&#x20AC;˘'hschmcvcr.

it

broadcast or personal, the im-

portance ot keeping in tune with

one another was of vital importance

The

v^hen planning activities.

members

realized the benefits by

combining

specific specialties into

one package. Other groups also adhered to that logic bv combining facets of their governing bodies.

Within the Agricultural Depart.VMF.RIC.AN M.ARKF.TING AS-

ment, there were nine separate

was governed

clubs, though each

by the

Ag

SOCTAIION. From row: Kim Kccler; Crystal WiKon; Amy Pashek; Patty Swann and I'racy Rosson. Row 2. Tcddi Hrdy: Gwen Taylor: Stacy Otlmanii: Kathy Schilling and Kelly liurger. Back row: Lisa Stageman; Joel Young; Don Nolhsiine. adviser; Russ Nonhup. adviser; Mark Pichon and Dcina Menkc.

Council. This council

was made up of

the vice-president

and one representative from each

Members seemed

group.

to grasp

the importance of their actions

more

readilv

when

other groups

all

could be affected.

"You were more had said.

responsible; you

be dedicated," Jay Engel

to

"You were

not just working

for

yourself, you were working for

the

whole Ag Department."

COMPUTER MANAGEMENT

Students realized this challenge

SOCII-.TY.Fronlrow:Li-HsinChcn;

100 percent effort

Wendy Pearson; Destiny

w hen w orking on fundraisers or for community projects. Primarily, the group, just like many others, was

Moneysmilh; Tabalha Pawling; Dustin Bieghler and Nancy

and put

forth

most concerned with

fiscal matters.

"Our main goal was together

at the

Huhn

der to do that,

it

Ron

Moss, adviser; Marcos Garcia and Rusty Cooper.

alumni

to get

end of the year for

banquet." Allen

'if:

Thomson, Back row: Lisa Hocrman; Eric Dierkens; Odell (ireenc;

a

said. "In or-

meant a

lot

of

teamwork."

The Council held

fundraisers in

money

an effort to secure enough

for the banquet. Their fundraisers

included a chili supper, raffles,

dances and boar

tests.

department, groups were formed

two or more

ests a student had.

tion

inter-

The Agronomy

Club united students with in soil

ASSOCIATION,

Iront low:

Mike

Wilson: (jina Ciruhii. Belh Hurley; Melissa "I'ancey Patty .eslic: Slacey Hutchens; Shirley Hullman and Jen:

Elsewhere within the agricultural that pertained to

FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

I

mler Crain. Back row: Dana I'cterson; Lee Schneider; Mark Tweed; Glen Nading; Ryan Blakeslad; Rupp,

Tom

Riley and Matt

interests

management, crop produc-

and environmental protection.

Agronomy Club member

Brian

Fri.schmeyer said that the most important part of the organization

keeping up

was

changing

to date with

industries including technological

machinery advancements and chemical revolutions. This made for better crop/livestock production

that

and general business

anyone pursuing had to become

lifestyle

a

tactics

rural

familiar

GEOGRAPHY/GEOLOGY CLUB Front row: Diane Krueger; Elmer Seymour: Lisa Sikorski;

Dorothy Hagan; Jeff McDonough; Jenny Ingels and Rhonda Crocker. Back row: Maria

Portz;

Allan Twilligear; Lisa Boxley; Mike Anderia; Jason Combs; Brad Guthrcy and Doug Morrison.

with to succeed. -

continued

Academic Groups 201


ACADEMIC GROUPS

Experience By Tower -continued

to the regular

The club attended both National and Regional Agronomy Conferences held

in the spring

"At the conference lis

we saw

in

and

fall.

Minneapo-

professionals that had

created and done research products."

Todd Heck

said.

curriculum of group

The Computer Managment Sys-

Those who gathered specifically to discuss and to attempt to learn

more about farming

new century and beyond

were those persons involved with

Ag Club. Members worked

The club also held a Future Farmers of America day for high school

more knowledge

FFA

sional

cate

to

at

gaining

the

profes-

career of agriculture.

The

Though education was of utmost importance, twice every year the

FFA members.

The main goal Club wished to

Ag Club the

Agronomy was to

fulfill

supplement education agronomy.

in

It

was

a sideline to

in

add

alike.

Ag alumni

fiir

and anyone else interested

to get

the

202 Academic Groups

that

promoted the educa-

and knowledge of working

with computers.

"We were

a

group of mostly

computer science majors

that

met

and each member was given a men-

computers," Tina Eketermanis

tor.

said.

As

part of a fundraiser, the

group

from Kansas City who we were

sold computer disks for 75 cents to

matched up with

about ag

anyone interested

general,"

of each

to learn in

a

more

tech-

at

the beginning

new school

group had both a

local

session.

The

and national

organization which put out

a

nological trade, advancing as

monthly magazine for members

quickly as that of any other field,

that

computers and

of advancements within the profes-

tion

their proper utiliza-

was necessary

for future agri-

cultural

music for various

looked to friends involved

Photo hv Don Carrick.

group

and shared current information on

Tundra and losses Dominoe's cups to the crowd. The X-106 crew provided the year.

our organization because

it

NAMA,

As farming became

activities throufihout

"I liked

tion

members chance

Jean Flagman said.

dance on the

overwhelming.

a

a

business and business

ci

enhanced the

work with practical examples that were offered in a way that was non-threatening or students in-class

A new program was implemented into the Ag Club this year.

was

"Mentors were business people

hosts

sponsored speakers

field trips that

said.

"It

Marketing Association.

staff'

CMS

puters.

together and party," Russ Shirley

old and new

Kansas City National Agriculture

KDLX

made up of computer management systems majors who had an interest in business or com-

organization

was a relaxed environment," Marcos Garcia said. A second computer-oriented group was the Association for Computing Machinery. ACM was

held a barnwarming for

The chapter was sponsored by

The

tems Society was a professional

and

inform and further edu-

souri and southwestern Iowa.

day was

as a profession

the

chapters from northwest Mis-

easy-to-understand instructions.

members.

for the

Staff

professionals.

Many in the

computer science department

to get

helped keep students informed

sional field. It

seemed

that

in

some way

nearly everyone relied on computers to

complete work thoroughly.


Hi;.\RTLAND VIEW.

Hronl row; Rcnzc; Jeniler Galhcrcole; Jon Brillon; Angelu Tackctl and Pal

1

and

aLCiir;itcl>

anuiutii ot

true

ilniL'.

in

the

shoriest

This

was

certainly

Schurkamp. Row Mahoncy;

grees in the acenuntini;

Patrick

2:

Todd: MichatI

Vaughl; Kaiic Harrison,

Mar\ MurphN and Sieve Rhodes. Back row; ,Su/an Matherne; Der>k Powell; Greg Glesingcr; Julie Wall; Blase Sniilh and Dennis Esser.

Al-

field.

Traci

RcilT; Jack

those students pursuini; de-

tiir

1S.1

though the Accounting Society was thought of by a few members as

mainly agood resume builder, most

members gained a

great deal of

practical experience

from what w as

offered. "It

me

helped

and

the faculty pill (in

a

to get to

become

countants,

it

know

ac-

familiar with

really

w as good

to

P o

^^

n

HP[;RD. From ro\^; Marci Gregg; Shannon Guest; Tracs VnUiams; Sheila Cole; Tina Gaa and Dehorah Johnson. Back row: Lori Littleton;

t.

resume. '" R\an O'Rourke

Mark Meyers; Tim Job; said.

Donahue;

The Aceounling .Sociels

and

mel

Jell

Daniels;

Jell

Jell

Terri Irons

Moser.

with different business speakers

throughout the year, and

Des Moines

helped to

"It

ahead

tra\ eled to

to hear a speaker. .see

what would be

the future and

in

helped decide

we wanted

lo

it

also

was the field work in." O'Rourke if this

said.

Another popular business and

fi-

campus Management Aswas established in

nancial organization on

was

the Financial

sociation.

1970

FMA

INDL'.STRIAL

TECHNOLOGY (T.

IB Ironl

I

row: Jell Beneke; Carl Scott; lahetha Inlow

Jason Swan. Back row: Jason While; Jason Conihs and Scott Daniels. ;uid

to provide interested students

with a chance to exchange ideas, goals and learn

more about

the

fi-

nancial field.

The members of

the

FMA

took

advantage of the opportunities which w ere offered to them through membership. The benefits of membership outweighed the time spent in the

KDLX.

organi/alion.

Front row: C. Shcllon; K. Bright; A. Schmidt; T. Sluckey; T. Steele; G. Hanrahan and M. Person.

Hagan;

-conllnuetl

Row

S.

2:1, MiKire;

I

..

Donrel;

Mdler; P. Nied; A. Young; H. Housewonh; N. D.

BelzeriuidT. Davis. D.

Bowman;

Row

i:

K. Sleiner; D.

Godbold; B. Marriott; A. Johnson; D. Gran/in; S. Drecssen and J. Jasinski. adviser. Row 4: B. Jenkms; K.l..xl/inski;r Brinks;

M.

Plumlee;B. Crixik;l.. Flint and P. Markovich. Back row:

J.

Reeves; B. Misener,

T. Jenkins; T. Clark; T.

Mattco; D.

Howland and

K.

Schram.

KXCV.

Front row:

Amy

Wright; Tracy Moore; Anne Larson; Heather

Deh MMIcr; Wollgram and Laurel Adams. Row 2: Cherie Thomas; Kalhy Sleiner; Irene Paul; Andrea Schmidt; Andrew Young; Don Granzin; Chris Hagan and Jim Krabhe. Back Housewiirlh; Kristi

Hagan in assemKXCV Homecoming entry. Their

Brian Rudolph assists Chris hlinfi

the

float. "History

sion

of Jazz" placed second in Divi-

B of the parade. Photo h\ Brad Fairfield.

row: Kara Bright; Steven Shellon; Joel Reeves;

Brad Fairlield; Tracey Brian Rudolph; Mike Plumlee and Scott Steele;

Milinkov.

Academic Groups 203


ACADEMIC GROUPS

Experience By Tower on interviews and important

-continued

tips

One ofthe many benefits of becoming a member of FMA was the advice and information from many

aspects to working in the business

veloped, would produce the largest

world,

reward. For some students with an

speakers and seminars which gave

bers the opportunity to network for

gave

"Tiie association

mem-

its

Shirley Huffman, vice-president

future jobs," of

FMA

cash and securing

part of.

AMA

was designed

we brought

about what went on

numerous

to help stu-

members understand more

dent

in

profit,

American Marketing Association was a great group to become a

speaker program, where

in the

business

world for marketing corporations

speak on various subjects

and single-operations marketers.

provided

FMA

Their main source of outside infor-

members with job

pros-

mation came through speakers,

pects as did our field trips."

covering a wide variety of topics

and

this

Field trips were a large part ofthe learning experi-

ence as the

FMA

traveled to

including

view

to

how

to dress for

an inter-

basic information about

marketing.

To

Kansas City Board of

learn

more about

their field,

Trade, Federal Reserve

AMA

Bank and Hallmark Cards

which meant they also knew the

see an ordinary

importance of fundraisers. The

Inc.,

to

working day

in the busi-

FMA, like other organizations,

"We

field trips.

had a book

sale in

October, as well as a raffle for a

group sponsored a best-legs-ofdepartment.

Hands-on experience was

held fundraisers to

pay for these

Kansas City Chiefs"

weekend," Huffman

said.

The world of business and marketing was increas-

many when the

ingly popular with

college students

computer age took hold and held onto American society.

often attended seminars,

faculty contest in the marketing

ness world.

Northwest Missourian editors Teresa Hohbs ciiid Tonya Reser paste up pages. The Missourian won its first Regional Pacemaker. Photo hy Jack Vaitght.

interest in

interests, if de-

the

"'We had a

said.

business representatives to

204 Academic Groups

were deciding what

Staff

Money

played a

large role for students

who

a large

of their learning process.

part

campaign for member's family business was

Projects such as an ad a

just

one of many projects

AMA had

throughout the year. Patty

Swann

thought these projects were what

made

AMA a good learning experi-

ence. "It

gave practical experience

apply what

I

learned

through projects,"

Swann

was also a good way in

my

major."

to

in

to

class

said. "It

meet people


Gelling lo know

NORTHWEST MISSOURIAN FriMil row: S.

students

through social activities was also

important

AMA

to

socials

Siuckc> --

ad\iscr;

J.

Moon.': C. Sixijma; T. Hobhs;

K

planned throughout the year.

These

social activities did not

away from

.V

Hanrahan; Whiiakcr;

C".

'I'cajiuc;

S.

J.

Vaughl;

E.

II.

B. Jcnknis; G.

Townscnd and

Row

T. Lykins.

H. Wilson;

4:

J.

Fair. T.

Kescr;J.Puls;R Hughlcll.D.

organization as

their national

Hi^don; A. Johnson and Y.

Chang, Ro\^

Hntwn; K. Barnes; A. Larson;

their professional-

ism or business manner according to

Wklmcr.

L.

OHair.l-Klmdl;J.,SicÂťan.T.

were just a few of the

fun activities that were

many

take

C'iKdbold; T.

Pummel; T. ,iml M, Johnson. Row

Cappcl; S

Boulinj;. pi//a parties and ice

cream

O

Wiiiillolk.

members.

Emmons; U. Schlcgclmilch;S.

they were given the Efficiency

Bmwn;

Award

Roscman,

for the third consecutive

ers;

The Efficiency Award was given to the chapter w hich met nayear.

n

K, Edwards ;uid B;ick nÂťw

D. Barker;

Powell;

D

Ci.

:

S,

.*\.

E,md-

Cilesinger;

Carrick;

C

Moms; C- Dyrnond; S. Jenson ,ind

B

Smilh.

tional standards including accurate

and updated chapter

PHI BE;TA

reports.

lambda

Erom row: Paula

Smilh; Jeff Wealhcrhead;

Though marketing students spent their field trip and off-cam-

Jill

Gibson and

Theresa Nesv. Back row; Shawna llcldenbrand; Johnalhan Meyer; Joni Hull and ij

Lisa

Thompson.

pus excursions learning the inner

workings of business offices or marketing departments, other groups on campus were taking their learning to the great outdoors.

Members

ot the

Geography/Cieol-

ogy Club were incorporating their book work with practical application

on

natural,

environmental

field

trips.

The purpose of

was

the club

to involve the student in

siMi|iic.

extended learning situations

that

BETA ALPHA, Iront row: Karmi Amy Pashek; Kellie Levis;

dealt with the composition of the

PI

world around us and getting the

K.iren Kirkland; Nancy Eulk; Angela OCirady and .Andy Wde>, Back

students to develop

a

daily

conciousness of earth-prolonging activity.

beliefs

The group

practiced their

row

:

J.

Patrick McLaughlin, adviser;

Shcvon Koger; Scan Wicdmaier; Lee Schneider; Lisa Bird and Caria Lee.

by putting thought

and becoming invohed

ILmiann;

in

to action

en\ iron-

mental activities such as planting trees for Earth

One

Day.

of the key aspects of Geog-

raphy/Geology Club was excursions where the field trips offered

hands-on training oppt)rtunities outdoor

at

cites in places like south-

ern Missouri and Colorado.

Again, fundraisers allowed the fulfill

PRE-MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS CLUB.

the learning by doing theory of edu-

Fronl row: BeckyHassig;

group cation.

to venture

A

away and

major moneymaker for

Geography/Geology Club was a three-day book sale consisting pri-

Melissa

Slrnad;

JennifcrWeber and Evelyn Mayer. Row 2:Teresa Scobec; Jennifer

Graham; Jennifer Larson; Sheri Swii,rer and Bridget Horan. Row 3: Trisha Vaughn; Barbara Howery; Elizabeth Brown; Tad Holm; Joel Kavan; Mike Dynuind; Lydia Irwin and Shalom Barber. Back row: Sortor; Lori

marily of geography and geologv

books and magazines like National Geographic, donated by the depart-

ment and

\

arious instructors.

For persons seeking employ-

ment

in a scientific

or medical field,

Pre-Medical Professionals group pro\ ided exactly what they the

may have needed.

Ange

Fisher; Michael Edge; Kevin Rhodes; Patrick Harding; David Ruder; Jeremy Poynter;

Holly Martin and Stacy

-continued

O'Sullivan.

Academic Groups 205


ACADEMIC GROUPS

Experience By Tower choices to see what

-continued

Comprised of students suit

of health and science degrees,

members were least a

to

in the pur-

Their goal was

become more aware of the health and in some cases help stu-

in

this

I

really

field."

wanted

Stacy

O'Sullivan said.

asi<ed to maintain at

GPA of 2.5.

do

to

to

was a way of trying to keep informed of new information and share those areas of interests with

Health professional speakers like dentists

Staff

and doctors were brought

Kevin Rhodes

As

meetings giving students a and learn

members

other

of the group,"

said.

most academic groups Pre-

in

Med Club

found the best way

to

to see actual facilties.

By

field

chance

dents decide exactly what they

about the different professions they

learn

were looking for

might have been interested

touring hospitals and clinics, the

"It

helped

in the future.

me

to explore

my

to ask questions

in.

"We had similar interests and this

was

members could

see professional

examples of numerous elements spoken of throughout

A

their classes.

slave auction, car-wash and for a Chiefs

raffle tickets

were

just a

Pre-Med Club sponsored their trips

game

few of the fundraisers to

pay for

and other expenses.

Pre-Med Club

also offered spe-

insight for internships

cial

and

scholarships by sharing with people

Not

who had all

similar interests.

organizations promoted

themselves as extreme heavy academic organizations. Though all

groups did have specific purposes

and needs, some also accentuated on the positive by interacting socially quite often with other

mem-

bers of their group.

One academic group that thought of

more

itself

tion

was

as a social organiza-

the Psychology/Sociology

Club. They liked to get together to learn

more about

the other

mem-

bers of their department and be-

come Dressed

like

gangsters members

SMS-AHEA was Photo hv Jon

206 Academic Groups

one

Britton.

oj

ofSMS-AHEA make

few academic groups

their

way down the parade route. Homecoming panuU\

to participate in the

familiar with

whom

all

those with

they would be working

closely with on classroom projects. "It

was very

interesting to

know


that

I'RSSA. Front row: Judy Karsieler; Stacey Grell; Amy Miller; Stephanie Taylor; Joy Ottinger; Nicole Adams; Stephanie Greer and Teresa Seit/. Back row tlerck Dohson;

everyone out there was so into

the department." Lydia Irwin said.

The group occasional!)

invited

:

Jean Dollard; Wendi Ides;

speakers into their meetings or tra\-

Karl Hcrl/, Scoll Hansen;

Jonathan Phillips and Renee Halin.

eled to businesses and industries

which related

to their field.

One

trip

was taken to Lea\ enworth Prison in Kansas. The group went to \ imi the high securitN

power

facilits

.

but due to a

were only alKn\ed

failure,

into the low-security areas.

For any business majors accom-

panying the Psych/.Soc club to Leavenworth, they may have felt

home

right at

after the group's big-

gest fundraiser of the sear, the an-

nual "Jail and Bail" uhich raised

money went

Wa\ and

I'nited

for the

to support their group.

Lambda members

Phi Beta

ticipated in local

and

par-

competi-

stale

which consisted of taking

tions

written tests pertaining lo business

Two

skills.

of their members.

.loni

Hull and Shavsna Heldenbrand. placed high enough to ad\

ance

tion in

on

at the state level

competi-

to the national

Chicago. Heldenbrand went

to place

second

in the

Adminis-

trative Assistant Typist e\enl. "It was the college version of the Future Business Leaders of

America," Heldenbrand

A second

saiti.

business organization.

Phi Beta Alpha, focused on exposing business students to various

career opportunities.

"We met every other week," Kim "We brought in speak-

Kiefer said. ers

and took tours of industries and

discussed the future of the business

world."

The members thought highly of and saw thtir association with the group as a good way to network. their organization

"Our organization was a good one, based on the fact that

those

who were

chance people

to

it

gave

graduating

a

meet with business

in the

community," Kellie

Levis said.

There were groups formed for the sake of specific community or social

concerns. The Student Council

for Exceptional Children brought a

better understanding of handi-

capped children and how

to

work

with them. The organization helped to support the families

dren

who were

of the chil-

physically or

emo-

tionally challenged.

-continued

I^BHB^


ACADEMIC GROUPS

Experience By Tower -continued

"We

to

shared the talent of what

knew about working with capped children."

Eniiiie

we

handi-

Newman

said.

meet others

"It

in their profession,"

Marylin Schaefer

said.

"The group

me

allowed

me

updated with what in the

also provided a learning experience

it

about the teaching profession

would happen,"

in

SMSTA

teachers with a policy that covered

determined the budget for the pro-

when needed.

any school-related injury or lawsuit

duction.

and provided legal council

supplies as props, costumes and

club geared toward education

tion.

SMSTA

offered programs to

help write resumes and helped academically-at-risk students.

"SMSTA provided members with

if

neces-

SMSTA was

An

Members gave

had 2,600 members

statewide and the Northwest chapter

The budget covered such

other materials.

sary.

to

In

any student

"We

who

light,

mosphere and with the opportunity

University Players.

Andel

gave demonstrations in make-up and acting," Kent said.

STUDENT COUNCIL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN. AmieOgden; Marcy Walker; :

Tammy

some

interesting points about the theater.

was interested in the theater was the

row Stacy Greene; Terry Schoonover.

their time to the

January they dem-

onstrated to local Girl Scouts

the third largest.

organization on campus

which was open

community.

a supportive and professional at-

Donna Willis; Laurie Seelhoff; Lurinda Turner; Christina Schildhauer; Lynnette Lee; Karen Heiman and Diana McManigal. Back row: Gina Gubser; Chris Lockhart; Nicole Willey; Jennifer Long; Marilyn Schaefer; Angel Dukes and Lori Angell.

208 Academic Groups

what

said.

these children and offered to help

Missouri State Teachers Associa-

'^'

in

Hayley

plays would be produced and also

counseled the siblings of

and future teachers was Student

Front row:

Bill

insured their student

A

SMSTA.

University and

have a say

to

The organization chose which

general."

SCEC

kept

was going on

Staff

Julie Click;

Front row:

Jill

Sanders;

AimeeChadwick and Emilie Newman. Back

Williams; Kjis Gatrl; Jennifer Boldl; Angclla Tipling and


Acti\

itie>

played a big

wk

nu-

in

merous groups. The Northwest Rangers participated

in

various

competitions and ottered students the

chance

to learn

about mililar\

training.

According to Commander John Bankson. the group was represented in Ranger Challenge, a weekend of events, such as weapons assemblies, basic marksmanship,

grenade throwing, a six-mile

road march tbllowed by an e\ ening

of raid and ambush maneu\

'The Rangers competed

ers.

in a

num-

ber of other events throughout the

year as well, including winter sur-

rappeling and

vival camping,

spelunkering," Bankson said.

Those persons involved with mind and body fitness were often concerned aboiu the health and physical knowledge of the public

around them. The Health and

Dnwstcl

Physical Education Recreational

Tmcev

Department (Hl'liRD) brought

resinmsihie f(>rnuikinf> sets

gether those

v,

hi)

majored

to-

in

Kcnaissciiuc i>cniHl

Vogiil

hilhun;. l.U:iihclh lonnsciul. Dctii; Miintii. rlic

and eosliimes

llin/uiihoul the year. Photo hy

in health.

i

proceed rei;aU\ down

Don

and

The Univerun I'Uncn were

\tieci.

as well as peifcnniini; in nuni\ lab serie'^

Carrick.

physical education or recreation.

"Our group was

for our

major

partment.

to

it

led to the

Kim

Technology Club

Finally, with the closing of the

u ho had declared

learn leadership

Landis

abilities,"'

SMS-AHEA

said.

human Members

Technology Department on campus,

many

in

students had to bid fare-

demise of the

as well.

was a

lab.

student as to where and hov\

they wanted to be involved.

participated in confer-

These organizations allowed while

a professional

still

safely tucked inside the

demic organizations,

professionalism, leadership abili-

have

those majoring in industrial or edu-

ties

cational technology, but with the

ers,"

Landis said.

Whether a student

home

in

From riiw: Dave Gddbold; Jon Bnllon; Ton> Miceli and Scon Jenson, Row 2: Angela TackelI;KarisNaBoney;Chene Thomas; PremalaBalasubramaniam; Jennifer Mahoney; Jenny Lawton;Kalhy Higdon; Teresa Hobbs; Jennifer Krai and Melinda Oodge. Row ?: l.jura Widmer; Lisa Renze; Jodi Puis; Eli?abelh Brown; Michelle Her\hberger; Beverly Sloll. Sara Meyers; NonI James and JennI Spiegel. Row 4:

just

was w that

felt at

stu-

safety of aclassrt)om. Without aca-

organization for our major to learn

and form contacts with employ-

much

dents to gain practical experience

The Industrial Technology Club was an organization designed for

disbandment of the technology de-

Macintosh

a matter of choice for the

for students

en\ ironmental sciences.

"Our group was

vate new.

was

it

major or minor

ences and workshops.

well to old interests and try to culti-

the chemistry lab or the

ilh

life

would

been school and work.

It

pleasure and anticipation

students joined academic

groups.

TOWER YEARBOOK

Anne

Larson; Allison tulwards. Jennifer DunU>p;

Anne Roseman;

Kalie Harrison; Andrea Johnson; Jane

Waske; Shane Whilaker; Ross Bremner and Jessica Harp. Back row:Mike Johnson; Canil Dymond; Julie Walt; Blase Smith; Russ Weyden; Dennis Esser; Jim Krabbe; Keith I.odzinski and Chris Tucker.

UNIVERSIT'V PLAYERS.

Front row: Carolyn Willis; Carol Palton; Kent Andcl; Grant Kabrick; Karri Gcnthc. Row 2: Craig Vilosh; Karon Gunia; Graham Sisco; Bill Haley; Shad Ramsey and Connie Juranek, Back row: Irwin Thompson; Brian Nocrrlingcr; Boh Holcombe; James Rush; NaShaa

Conaway and Ron Hcming.

Academic Groups 209


WHETHER H O N O

R

A

R

IT ADDED

SPARKLE TO A RESUME,

FILLED UP FREE TIME OR RECOGNIZED

AN ACHIEVMENT. HONORARIES WERE

A

By

TA .

pus

Recognized Excellence

were he here

who had

some groups on camvery

strict

require-

ments for membership. Some wori^ed primarily tor the advance-

ment of

sume

the student

and were

re-

builders, but others concen-

trated their efforts

on philanthro-

Katie Harrison and Sara Meyers

may have

pies which were adopted by their

members. Although

group.

been hard for interested students

These groups, organized primarily as

strict

honoraries, often reqired the

upkeep of grade point aver-

ages and class rank standing, especially for

incoming freshman class

it

to

become involved initially, with a little hard work and dedication, they were soon welcomed into the ranks. Once membership from the group

specific

that a student pur-

sued was obtained,

it

became easy

what a benefit membership

to see

when dealing with profesmembers community outside of cam-

could be

sors in the classroom and

of the pus.

This also lent

itself to great ad-

vantage when students looked be-

yond

their career at

Northwest and

projected themselves 10 years into the future.

What

they did

now

to

prepare for then was vital and of critical,

utmost importance. The or-

ganizations focused on profes-

appearance and achieve-

sional

after students graduated

and

would incorporate programs

in-

ment

volving successful persons in their selected career goals.

One group

that strived to guide

members all the way to the "real world" was Kappa Omnicron Nu. They recognized and benefit

their

and encouraged excellence

in re-

search, scholarship and leadership in the field

"It

was

of

home economics.

a

good opportunity,"

Leslie Leake, president, said. "I got to

Gaiy Pilgrim. Bill Whyte and Mike Caldwell discuss upcoming events for Blue Key Blue Key 's biggest event each year was planning the Tower Dance where the Tower Queen was crowned. Photo by Jon Britton. .

210 Honoraries

meet other people

in the depart-

ment." Just

by being a member students

became a part of a national network


Al.l'H.-\

ot scholars, qualified for scholar-

ships, explored career options

and

developed beneficial leadership skills.

For those students

lAl'

.-\1,I'H,.\,

Ironl row:

Jamie I'aga; Kris lihlcrs; Roger Smith; Brandon Craig; Michael McKidily and Mervin Bellis, adviser. Back row: Marvin Hoskey. adviser; Kim Donaldson; Karen

Cox; Julia Hardy and Leasa

who were ma-

Wilkerson. jorini; in

or were just interested in

psychology, Psi Chi ottered many benefits.

Chi promoted psychology

Psi

through social contributions, public

awareness and analysis of current theories.

Development of personal

qualities and

group leadership

were also focused on b\ the

skills

group.

Gamma Theta

I

a na-

tor geogra-

expand

phers. I'he club tried to dents' interests in

was

'psi Ion

honor sociei\

tion, il

stu-

geographs b\ en-

couraging high-quality student

re-

ALPHA MU GAMMA,

t-'ronl row: Louise Horner, adviser; Sara Crulcher and Tina (apian. Row 2: Carmen Mools; Healher Suinlcv ,ind Rohyn Barry Back row Marc Van Gorp; Channing Honier. adviser and Brian Mehl. :

search.

Professional impro\ement and leadership development of agriculture education majors

w as

the focus

of Alpha Tau .Alpha.

To

knowledged

member,

as a full

be aca

student must ha\e been a sopho-

more

agriculture education major

and carried a 2.5 GPA.

was of

If a

student

junior standing the only re-

quirement was being an agriculture education major.

who had

Students

obtained an

"A" in twt) college-le\ el courses of the same foreign language, with an overall the

GPA

Lerris

McLaughlin, adviser; Gary Pilgrim; Mike VVolhen and Bvron Willis.

of 2.0 not including

two courses mentioned were Alpha

eligible for

pha

F-ronl row: WiMiam VVhyle; John and Michael Calocoezl. Back row: Pal

BLL'L KEY.

Mu Gamma,

Mu Gamma.

Al-

a national colle-

giate foreign language society,

was

who met

the

open

to all students

requirements. All

academic organizations did

not require students to be in upper

Sigma was

level courses. Phi Eta

available for freshmen

completed

courses with a

.'^.5

who had

semester of

their first

GPA

or above.

Freshmen could have also qualified after their second semester ol These honorary organizations a lot

from students both

academically and professionally.

When enough effort was devoted to keeping grades and GPAs high, these organizations provided terrific

row: Johanne Wynne, adviser; [\lisahelh

Craw lord;

Leilani (jreenficld; Krisli

courses.

demanded

CARDINAL KEY. From

Markl; Ann Prouly; Duslin Bicghler and George Fero. adviser. Back row: Joseph

Niswonger; Lisa Whileing; Paul Kuehneman; Jeremy Sacker; Michael ReilT;

Amy

Bell

and Rodney

Pierson.

resume boosters as well as ac-

tivities to

"real

prepare students for the

world" and the job market.

Whatever been,

many

the reason

may have

students were involved

with honoraries.

Honoraries 211


HONOR

A

R

Excellence H

By

Katie Harrison and Sara Meyers

a\ ing a high grade point av-

these students built a resume of

for the Juvenile Diabetes Associa-

was to honorary groups. There were many groups which became more involved in community service and

honor while helping the commu-

tion.

charity foundations. Granted, a

honor society gave

members

to the

Juvenile Diabetes Associa-

higher standing and leadership

insight into the business education

tion,"

Elisabeth Crawford said.

erage was not

qualities

all

were

there

still

honored, but

nity

"We

and campus.

Omega

Societies like Pi

Pi, the

national business teacher education

world.

their

Members had

to

have com-

ing

"We

at

hours in business

GPA in busi-

in the

inform about juve-

to

nile diabetes.

These programs were

also linked to raising

money

for the

association."

Sponsoring campus events was

ness and education courses. pro-

it

had collected donations and

community

The members helped

another project taken on by honor-

The Blue Key National whose members

mote their group during the Sneak Preview program.

ary groups.

held for high school stu-

had to be full-time students

dents interested in attend-

were nominated and approved by a

ing Northwest.

two-thirds vote of the active chap-

"We

had a booth on the

Sneak Preview day," Joni

Honor

niors

came

pus and

it

to tour the

cam-

was our chance to this good

Fraternity,

ter, was busier in campus activities.

the spring with

for Blue Key,"

"We

sponsored the Tower Queen

show what honor

competition, which took a

group was."

time."

Cardinal

Key was another

group which gave recognition

students

to

showed

who

a degree of excel-

Alpha

at least a 3.0

GPA.

worked

to collect

donations

in a

area, such as foreign

when planning

campus programs. Students had to show leadership ability, be at least sophomore status Cardinal Key members

of

languages, could face a problem

all

and have

lot

Honoraries that specialized

more general

lence scholastically and participated in

that

"The spring semester was busiest Byron Willis said.

Hull said. "High school se-

212 Honoraries

to the national

organization which in turn sends

had conducted presentations

and have a 3.0

Gary Pilgrim, a.'iks a child what he wants for The Order of Omega sponsored this and many other community' projects. Photo by Kclli Chance.

process of rais-

send

pleted three semesters of

least 15

Christinas.

in the

to

college courses including

and/or education subjects

Santa, played by

were

money

activities to include

areas of interest for

Mu Gamma,

its

members.

the national

collegiate foreign language honor society',

had a good turnout when

they planned events such as visiting a

Spanish

art gallery,

as well as

other trips and activities.

"We

had a

lot

of participation,"


DRLTA TAU ALPHA.

Front row:

Turner; Sandy Larson; Sue .irsiMi. Melissa Parsons and .Mien Huhn. li.ick row Roh ("lannan; D.in

-loc

Tina Caplan

something

in the

Spanish area not

n n

I

;

Monson; Henr>' BlessMike Rosl and Randy Francis.

linneks; Lric ing:

people tal\ing Spanish

the

just

said. '"VVhcii v\c did

classes attended, but e\er>bod\

went."

Discussions and presentations

were another aspect

honor

ot

soci-

The international English society. Sigma Tau Delta, held regu-

eties.

meetings

lar

to talk

"During the

tall

about

literature.

semester

we had

round table discussion with Dr.

a

GAMMA

Richiirds atxiul M;irgaret AshuiKxi."

Premala Baiasubramaniam said. "In

we planned another

the spring

round table discussion and a drama presentation

w ith

Jeffrey Loomis."

Learning from other peoples" ex-

I

III

I

A

PSll.ON From

I

Charles Oodds. adxiscr; Dani nineman; Jill Dealhera^c; Jenny Iniiels; Karen Morasi; Kerisa Olson; Kliunda C'roeker and Lisa Sikorski. B.iekrow: .-Mian Twilligear; Michael Sleelni.in; Sle\e Bartosh; Jason in*,;

I

1

Co

111

hs

;

Mike A n d e r

McDonough; Jason Thomas Notion.

I

a

:

Jet

I

Sle\e!is and

periences could be a \aluable asset

and the students

Gainma Theta

in

Upsilon took every advantage of this during Geography Awareness Week. This week was set as the time when the organization tried to fa-

miliarize others with the impor-

tance of geography.

"We

were the organizers of Ge-

ography Awareness Week," Jason Stevens said.

come,

"We

had speakers

Duane Neless. who

like

shared information about

KAPPA OMICRON NU. Front row: Dalbey; Sherry Moss; Linda Boehni; Kim Landis and IXinielle

Leslie Leake.

2:

Robyn Clark;

Sullender; Krislin Swigarl and Cheryl Stalone. Back row: Michelle

.-Xfrica. F.

Another speaker, Diane Krueger. who teaches in the department

KoÂŤ

.\ngie Troesser; Cindi Allen; Nicole

i

s

e e 1

;

Christy

Lee;

Mary

McDcrmotl; Alissa Miller and Angela Freeman.

spoke about caves. That was our

main

acti\it\

we

spring

in

the

fall;

for the

plaruied a speaker

who

did research in Saudi Arabia to

come and

talk

with us."

An organization which was more geared for agriculture majors was

Alpha Tau Alpha. The organization

was designed for agriculture education majors. The group also promoted professional impnnement and leadership development. Alpha Tau Alpha held monthly meetings

NKHIL From

row: Evelyn Mayer; eigh Gerken; Kelley Yagel; Shawna Conner, adviser and Amy Bell. Back rov\; Ross Bremner: JoI

seph Niswcinger: Jennifer Filch: JerSaeker; Kenna Lambertsen and

emy

Lynn Kramheck.

plan \arious actisilies and

to

events.

"We

went

to tlie

Future Farmers

of America ctinvention and we donated food to needy families

throughout the year," Kris Ehlers

"During Homecoming, we

said. built all

house decs and participated

of the traditional

m

Homecoming

activities."

Some

honorary

organizatujns

had fundraisers and also held special e\ ents

on

a regular basis. Delta

Tau Alpha required be

in

its

members

to

the top 35 percent of their

ORDER OF OMEGA. Front row: Shanon Elliotl;

Jennifer Riley: Amy Huston: Slaey Boring: Elizabeth Newberry: Aimee Chadwick: l.oree Sheldon and Mindy Lee. Back row: John Ferris; William Whyte: Jennifer Sehug: Byron Willis: Lisa Stageman: James Herauf: Dcnise Ottingcr. adviser: Kent PorterField. adviser.

class.

-continued

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H

O N O

R

A

R

1

E

S

Excellence Honoraries'fundraising activities

-continued

"We

usually went to Country

Kitchen and had our

initiaition

ban-

Randy Francis said. "Initiation was after the banquet where we explained what Delta Tau Alpha was all about and what we expected from our members grade-wise and quets,"

Delta Tau Alpha's fundraiser

was

had a boot

money making said.

"We

went

raffle as

our

project," Francis to St. Joe

Boot and

got a $75 gift certificate and sold tickets, then

ety.

"We'\ e had a few speakers come in

and

about prepara-

talk with us

tion for graduate school

new topics

in the field

and about

of psychol-

ogy," David Phillips, Psi Chi, said.

honor society for psy-

chology students, also incorporated activities into their meetings.

a raffle.

"We

Science had their

speakers and seminars.

Psi Chi, an

scholastically."

drew our winner at our

December banquet."

ment of Human and Environmental

were sometimes accompanied by

"We

also had

some fun

ties," Phillips said.

"We

activi-

celebrated

the 10th anniversary of Psi Chi with

cookies and such

in the

psychology

that

recognized

ments,"

Kim

me for my

Landis

Students involved

in the

Depart-

soci-

achieve-

said.

Although the group had

relatively

small numbers, the participation

was very good. "Overall, our participation in the

group was good," Leslie Leake said. "It

but

I

was a small organization,

thought

we accomplished

a

lot."

Many members

thought that

Kappa Omicron Nu's

office."

ETA SIGMA. From row; David Pa\lich and Tish Risscr, Row 2; Marty Furiong; Jenniter Boggess; Kclley Yagel; Elaine Hcadlec: Bohbi Woodward; Amy Agnew and Jennifer Blair, Row 3; Melanie Brown; KmiberK Royal; Dawn Hoover; Paul Kuehneman; Tim Houlelle; .Andrea Riggs; Chrisla Culberlson and Cmdy Young. Baek row Kristin VanWmkle; Doug Swink; Maria Portz; Derek Frieling; Bruce Smith; Ryan O'Rourke; Marsha Gales; and Shalom Barber.

"1

own honor

Kappa Omicron Nu. thought it was a positive group

were useful

in

activities

helping them plan for

PHI

:

214 HONORARIES

PI

OMEGA PI. Front row; Lana McLaughlin, adviser; Paula Smith; Sue Ann

Smith and Joni Hull.

Back row; Lisa Thompson; Shawna Heldenbrand; Gibson and Jeff Weatherhead.

Kristi Jacobs. Jill


the future.

me grow

helped

"It

as an

individual and take on a

leadership role," Sherrs

Moss, treasurer thought

it

"1

said.

me

helped

pre-

pare, as an ot'tlcer and to

gain skills that able to

would he

I

use when

I

gradu-

ated."

Advancement members was

ot

ihcir

the primary

goal ofmost honorarv iirgani/atiuns. Societies in general

worked toward making

the

individuals involved

well-rounded people and better able to enter into ihc

job

field.

National Residence Hall

Honorary,

NRHH. was

a

national organization de-

signed to recogni/c the contributions and achieve-

ments of leaders residential

hall

vv

iihin the

Phi Mil Alplui Sinfoniu members Mark

system.

and Waih- Barker peijorm at the YuletiJe Feast. The fraternity was perhaps, best

Members were chosen on the basis of residential hall

known for

its

variety

ehose not to do a

skit

show due

Petit.

Chris Drniiemiieller. Brian Bellof

hut to the disapi>ointment of man\.

skits,

to lack

lite f;ri)np

offree time. Photo by Jack Vaughl.

and campus involvement and leadership

Sigma Alpha

abilities.

Societies were also estab-

fraternity

lota

which

is

a

dedicated to declared

lished to recogni/e profes-

music majors, minors or people

sionalism and scholarship

who have

in

areas of major concentra-

Gamma

successfully completed

nine hours of

iinisic classes.

This

as a person to

hold music

Ashley

work with people

in

ho

said.

Man\ people thought arv

v\

such high esteem,"

that

honor-

groups were formed simply

to

build resumes. ho\ve\er, several

stu-

was one of the strongest chapters of Sigma Alpha Iota in the province

dents of the earth sciences

according to Brenda Ashley, presi-

other activities to help

for their entrance into a ca-

dent.

gain advantages o\ er those siuileiUs

tion.

lon

Sigma

Epsi-

helped to prepare

"Because we were

reer of their choice in the

near future.

PHI Ml'

nity,

ALPHA SINFONIA, From mw:

it

a

music

frater-

helped nic as a musician and

honoraries held fiuulraisers and

who were

not

iinoKed

members

in specialtv

groups.

Scoll Clayton; Pal Walls; Darin Parker; Chris

IJrncgcmucllcrand Mark Pellil. Row 2: Jeffrey Slringer; f)an Johnslon; Chance Irvine; David Shidlcr and Br.ul Stephens. Rov. V Wade Baker; Aaron Franklin; Jason Eggers; Pepe Vasque/ and Jeremy Riedell

PHI SIGMA TAU. From row: Jackie fiivins. Brian Slanfield: Melissa Mackey; Chris Armiger and Channon l.offredo. Back row: Mike Jcssee; Joe Forielka; Shane Whitakcr; Brian Cummings; James Fiswert. adviser and l.e/lie Revelle.

Honoraries 215


H

O N O

R

A

R

Excellence

w

By was on

hat

a

tew pieces of

high-quality parchment paper col-

ored

in ivory, beige,

those a

bit

blue, that life

more

white or for

bold, perhaps light

summarized

all

of one's

ambitions, career dreams and

goals and hours of painstakingly

hard work?

A

Katie Harrison and Sara Meyers

resume. .Students

took great pains

ensure that their

to

they

may ha\e needed

resume would somehow make them

quirements

abo\e the thi)usands of other

were often

rise

recent graduates looking to land that vital first job.

seeking out acti\

compass

their

This often meant could en-

ities that

major area of study

to

know By .

keeping activities and group

ing involved with the group for

more than

just

resume-building

purposes.

Most of these organizations were

while promoting acadamia and

designed

scholarly pursuit.

ments and goals obtained by the

Despite what prospective employees

may ha\e

told interview-

ers,

some

just

because they looked great on

students did join groups

students.

was

recognize achieve-

to

One such

organization

the National Residence Hall

Honorary Organization. The NRHH elected 10 to 12 members a

paper, not because of the activities

year by consideration of their con-

occurred within the confines of

tributions and achie\enients as

that

leaders within three residence hall

the organization.

One group

that

was commented

on was Phi Eta Sigma,

freshman

a

honor society for students with a .^.5

grade point average

of the tive

first

semester, or

at the

.^.5

grade point average

end

cumula-

at the

end

of the freshmen year.

complexes.

"They took

the top one percent of

student leaders in the residence halls."

Leigh Gerken

organization,

we

said. "In the

voted on best

Resident Assistant, resident and

program of the month." Other groups were formed

would consider Phi Eta Sigma a resume builder," Dave Pavlich,

connect people of excellent grade

vice-president of Phi Eta Sigma,

point and class rank standing and

said.

also to help

"1

Some groups acknowledged

the

importance of having an honorary to associate with.

They

formed simple projects

also perthat,

al-

them

to further their

ties.

Delta Tau Alpha was the agri-

culture honor fraternity for those

who had completed 45

total

and 12 of those directly with

Wiping pie offtheirfaces, Wayne Van Zomeran, psychol-

suming or requiring

cultural classes.

ogy professor, and Stephanie Porter, Psi Chi president,

outside planning helped keep the

contest to raise

money for

Photo

216 HONORARIES

h\-

KcUi Cltance.

the

"

Similarily. Phi

Mu Alpha

hours agri-

Sinfonia

Psi Chi used the

group's meetings semi-regular and

worked on

psychology organization.

updated on iinportant information

asinii hish standards in all areas of

Eye Contest.

in the

a great deal of

to

scholastic and leadership possibili-

though not incredibly time con-

enjoy the "Pie

re-

minimum, students more interested in staya

at

that

premise by encour-


vocal and instrumental music. Phi

Mu Alpha Sint'onia had entenained Northwest residents as the Home-

Show

coininsz Variet>

ta\orite tor

years, until a cut \n budgets this

PSl (111

I

r.uil

row; Mithclc Tieli;

Hnhhi Woodwaril;

Bures;

.loih

Michelle Kcll.ir; RiUi \\ .lilinga .ind Mclissj Holcoiiih. l^ack io\s: Kiiii IJaviJ I'hillip-,; Michael Finney; Colleen White; Dehhie I.annon and Sleph;i[ne Porter.

Carroll;

year kept the group Irom compet-

been in\i)Ked

ing. Ha\ii)u

an organization

such

in

an impressive

built

resume because of national recognition they repeatedly received.

Mu

"Phi

Alpha Sintonia looked

excellent on a resume because

was

w

nation

ide." Pat

it

group known

a professional

Watts

said.

group's family-like atmo-

i'he

sphere leant

communitN

itself

a sense of

tii

group could adopt

the

and keep as their own after college.

"We

built a

there

was

Elam

said.

knit I

brotherhood where

a lot of caring," Jason

"We were

very close-

and looked out for each other.

personally took great pride in call-

We

ing myself a .Sinfonian.

fur-

SKiMA Helh

A[.1>H.^ IOTA, From row: Hoinan; Sharon Colton;

hlisabeth C'raulord; Jennifer Turk; Carolyn Willis and AIhe We\nuilh. Kow 2; Lisa l.a\^renee. Dawn Hascall; Milissa Heller; Melissa Maxwell; Stacy Tripp; Stacy Wagers and Darcy Mickejson. Back row; Rehecca Shipley; Denise Turner; Amy Miller; Kristen Proctor; Suzie Norris; Brenda Ashley and Cory Monarre/.

thered our love of music and

wanted other people

to

understand

the music."

Some groups had

trouble build-

memberships simply because

ing

when new organization to was not always easy

of the difficulty encountered introducing a

Northwest.

It

new group and

recruit

enough

members to invest the time

needed

to start

an organizations.

Omega

experienced

this

problem.

"We were

fairly

new

west," Jenni Schug said. still

trying to decide

thropv and

v\

North-

to

"We were

on a philaniih it from

GAMMA

1;PS1-

t.ON. From row: Tami

Kreienkamp; Michael

in-

terested

Order of

SIGMA

information about a

to circulate

Steelnian; Lisa Sikorski;

hhM<f

Karen Morast; Dotty Hagan; Kerisa Olson and

Elmer Seymour. Back row:

Allen Twilligear;

Doug Swink;

Dr. Charles

Frye. adviser;

Brian

Zurhuchen; Brandon Hamilton; Dr

Dwight

Ma.xwell. ad\ iser and Dean Burgher

here to go w

there."

Other societies were formed

to

acknow ledge the accoinplishments of their members. Sigma Gamma Epsilon, for geology students in

higher standing, cooperated

in

forming an impressive resume for students involved

"We were

in the

group.

an honor society,"

Brian Zurburchen

said.

"We

had

that

was

our annual initiation and about the extent of

SIGMA TAU DELTA.

Front row: Dr.

Clary, adviser; Force Sheldon;

Chanda

Ann De

Arvil

and Premala Balasuhrainaniam. Back row: Jada Roop; Fori Soldanels; Scolt Thompson and Heather .-Vltrock.

it."

While some students Joined these honorary organizations be-

cause they were interested

in the

benefits offered by the group,

more

often than not, there were other

students

who were simply

in

it

for

the sake of their resumes.

HONORARIES 217


FELLOWSHIP, CAMARADERIE AND PRAYER BROUGHT

RELIGIOUS GROUPS

THEM TOGETHER FOR WORSHIP. STUDENTS ACTIVE IN RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS FIND

Inner

Strength

w

By

om down

bean bags,

sion sets tuned to

televi-

Ren and Stinipy

and students gathered

at

a well-

used kitchen table studying for the next day "s classes were

some of the campus

Pegues explained helped each other

that the in

group

their daily

Christian living by talking to each

other about problems they

may

have been experiencing and finding

Patricia

Maxwell-Schiirkamp

President Lisa

Amundson

said.

Besides a movie night that was

sponsored by the group, offered a hayride in the

FCA

also

fall.

"About 30-35 people attended

we

typical scenes in Christian

ways tocontinuetheirChristian liv-

the event and after the hayride

houses.

ing through the Bible.

had a big campfire on the farm,"

Besides the

many

things that one

thought they would find tian

at a

Chris-

campus house, many of

these

organizations offered an opportunity for students to support

each

other as they learned to cope with

new environments. "Kolaiah provided a peer group

Pegues said tian organization,

although

they did offer

Chris Henze, social director for

FCA, said. FCA, which was

restarted ap-

students a chance to get together, to

proximately four years ago, was

watch movies and

open

to play

games.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes

met every Tuesday night

in

the

Student Union Ballroom Lounge.

"We met

Card Pegues, member of Kolaiah, said. "We were

that

there to help each other."

and how

for students,"

that

Kolaiah was a relatively new Chris-

and discussed topics

applied to current problems it

related to the Bible,"

to

anyone who wanted

to join.

Contrary to the group's name,

members letes,

did not have to be ath-

Amundson

said.

For Amundson, being a part of

FCA

was

like

port group.

belonging to a sup-

As

their

motto

said:

BAPTIST .STUDENT UNION. From Mires; Theresa

row: Darren King, adviser; Paula Hammar; Susie New; Shanygne Monimore; Dawn Gardner and Kalherme DuBois, Row

Stephannia Fletcher; Brian Whilakcr; Karen Whcelbarger; Carrie Peterson; Trisha Sosebee; Michael Freeman and Sherry Harr. Back row: Brian Sparks; Greg Thompson; Markee Warrick; Rebecca McElwee; Tim Houlette; Pat Watts and Frank Hall. 2;

218 Religious Groups

CHI ALPHA. Front row: Carrie Peterson; Shanygne Morlimore; Dawn Gardner; Dara Cox and Tina Givler, Row 2: Don Bonkowski; Sarah Weller; Michael Freeman; Sherry Back row: Markee Warrick; David Perry; Sonya Beeman; Kevin Gullickson; Sonya Hoskins; Pal Watts and Rebecca McElwee. Harr; Brian Whitaker; Frank Hall.


"Time of fellowship

for a

group of

Ferguson described

Christians."

"Sometimes got the feeling that faith was being tested, uhat with drinking, sex and other I

my

their orga-

ni/atuHi as

small. L

Amundson said. "But. by FCA. could talk to people who felt the same as did."

was spon-

Union Student

Reorga-

things,"

being a part of

1

I

Baptist .Student

i

a h o n a

sored by the

Leadership

Team member Dan

nize

Lucas said

their organization of-

Church of

fered a recreation room, study area.

Jesus Christ

weekend

of

Latter

Day

Saints.

trips,

barbecues. holida>

concerts, entertainment

parties,

center and spur-of-the-moment

BSU

"friendships, people listened

your

pro\ided.

who cared and

and an opportuniis

to

use

talents."

BSU

pro-

vided Bible

volleyball games.

Lucas added

"We

d

met on Thursdas nights

sing praises and learn

to

more about

how

the teachings of Jesus and

stud

y groups, discus.sed

how

classes

Joeseph Johnson, Lisa Amundson, and Jami Hazan pray together

were going

during a Fellowship of Christian Athelctcs meeting. The groups'

and

pro-

primary goal was

to

to

functions such as Christmas parties

BSU was

and Thanksgiving dinners."

u ith

the

gospel of Jesus Christ and to nurture Christians in

Center, said they offered

a movie night on Friday nights, a social for faculty members, study

groups and swimming

acIn-

ternational and sponsored the Last

Lecture Series.

"Of things

a Dollar Supper

ter,

Campus Cenwas provided

every Sunday.

"We

LCC

member

President Chad

Ircml row:

Droegemuellcr.

who

and

tivities

of the

LCC

such as

attended Chi Al-

trips to

st)cial

ac-

Weston

for

skiing and an August cook-out,

adviser Gary Smithey said.

Chi Alpha was a national organization of students in higher educa-

provided a

who

united to express the per-

son and claims of Jesus Christ. Chi

Alpha was sponsored by

the Pente-

costal belief at the First

Assembly

of real

drawing attraction

to

to get off

rela.x."

positive Christian atmosphere.

living

Danny Encss:Tracy Williams; Kari Sellbcrg; Heidi Bcebc: Maria Hiracheta; Oina Amundson. Row 2: Joseph Johnson; Becky Brown; Chcri Ralhjen; Jamie Ha/.en; Cody Buhrmeisler; Maria Port/; Andrea Rigjis artd Shelly .Schumaeher. Baek row: Chad Gammon; Wes Henning; .Scott Wilson; Shannon Wheeler; Chris Hen/e; Bart Mcsser and Hope l-C'.\

-Stevenson and Lisa

for awhile

Students

tion

for three years, being a

"The Christian atmosphere was a ahona

campus

Joe,"

we

provided for the student

house was open

in

Andrew Ling, member of the Lutheran Campus Center, said. For Todd Heck, who had lived at St.

the

anyone who "wanted

also had an activities night

the

said. 1

Heck added to

pha were provided with

bowling or go miniature golfing

were

provided," Heck said.

said.

well as the Lutheran

course, one of the primary

was mass on campus." Bohlken

L

Ferguson

on Saturdays where we might go

parties.

The Newman Center also Amnesty

tively participated in

Photo by Jack

here, as well as the events that

At the Wesley Student Center as

the word.

Robert Bohlken, adviser for the

Newman

unity.

vided small

spread the word. The philosphy of to reach students

promote Christian

Vuu"hl.

God Church. -continued

KOLA! AH, IronI row: C;irri Pegues; Shan\gne Morlmiore; l);iwn Clarnder; Dara Cox Heather Shannon and Venita Millhouser. Row 2: Carrie Peterson; Jeannie Neil/cl Markee Warrick; Michael Ireeman; Sherry Harr; Tina Givler and iaunya Derry. Back row: Christopher Tucker; Bri.in Whilakcr; Bayo Oliidaja. Kevin Cmllickson; Sonya Hoskins; Pat Watts and Frank Hall

Religious Groups 219


RELIGIOUS GROUPS

Strength By -continued

At the Wesley Student Center,

stu-

dents could also find informal study

Patricia

Maxwell-Schurkamp

more recent additions

relax and unvv ind amidst the hustle

the

and bustle of school.

religious

"Our purpose was

to

extend the

west.

community

to the

North-

at

The Wesley Center was sup-

groups, tele\ ision, lounge, kitchen,

caring spirit of Jesus Christ and

ported by the United Methodist

games and board games

help students feel they were cared

Church of Maryville. Peer directors became involved by helping

volleyball

to entertain

themselves and just

low themselves the opportunity

al-

to

for."

Adviser

Don

Ehlers said.

The Wesley Center was one of

to coordinate

many

activities

and

events between the Methodist

church members and the students at the center.

"I got a lot

of support there."

Michael Freeman

"People

said.

always welcomed you with open arms." It

seeined that

many freshmen

and new students turned

Wesley

to the

Center for guidance

and

friendly advice. "It I

was a place

I

turned to u hen

had problems with situations

went through, especially

I

for fresh-

men who had been away from home for the first time." Freeman said.

Markee Warrick, a member of BSU. Chi Alpha and Kolaiah said that being a part of the Christian

organizations offered on

campus

ga\e her a chance to ha\ e fellow-

new member

ship and worship time with

Christian friends. Being a

of these different

religious

ogani/alions also ga\ e her the opportunity to grow closer to

God

through bible stud\ and v\orship Terri CiilU'ii iinJ HeiilliiTGri't'iicoiici'iunilf on

The Newman House held Mass Shannon Keaiie. lip.

in the

iiclliiii;

ihc

New

iiuiii

House elf c set

Union on Siimhiys for students. Photo hy

time.

"Kolaiah was a mime and drama group." Warrick said. "It gave

220 Religious Groups

me

a chance to perform for


God, and

to use the talents

BSD was

me.

more of

He gave

a learning

From row: Jason Whiling; Healhcr Nelson and Kelly Jaeger. Back row: Tim Davis; Chad Forauson and Gary Collins, adviser. t.l.\HON.-\.

experience and Bihie slud\ group.

We went caroling at Christmas and we took a mission trip to Colorado and Michigan."

On

the mission trips her organi-

zation went on, the\

go

uoiild

door-to-door proselsti/ing. (urging those the) encountered to be-

come

followers), and dorniiior\

ministry while also working with

other Baptist Student L'nit>ns throughout the

state.

So, whether one belonged

BSU, Chi .Alpha,

to

or an\ ot the

F-r.-\

l.l'THF.R.^N

CAMPUS CKNTKR.

From row:

man\ Christian organizaottered to students on cam-

Darrin Bullcrlield: Ginger Chamas; NelTic Chanias; Jane Slone and Dawn Milbiirn. Back

pus, the benetits could have been

row: Paula Sorensen: Roderiek K\ll: Todd Heck; Brian Meyers .mil Jonathan Sowell.

other tions

numerous and

\er\ rewarding.

"Don't worr) about \our past

church e\pericnce or what denomination sou were," Warrick said. "Christian organizations just tried to locus

on the

truth ol the

Bible and lind a w a\ to gel closer to

God and

to

each other."

This was the same

spirit

could have been found

that

each of

at

the Christian organizations. l:ach

of the organizations was open to students,

no matter what

niMiiinational belicl

all

their de-

and personal

many re-

students attended

order to

ligious organizations

in

gain a

religious

background

and understanding of

their spiritu-

ality

full

COUNCIL. From

row:

Cullen; Diana McManigal; Heather

iipinions were.

Some

NEWMAN

Crystal Wilson; Kristin Hill; Terri

Greene; Shannon Keane and Theresa Bayer. Back row: Chris Gcgg; Michael Finney; Kevin Harrington; \1ikc Clarke aiid Jon Rios

while gaining the insight from

seeking ditferent perspectives.

Some attended for the social ties that

were offered

Others attended

in

activi-

for students.

order to meet

who enjoyed

other students

their

same Christian beliefs and w ho carried the same desire to continue worship and fellowship throughout their college career

and

reli-

first

gious freedom away from home.

"Wesley was

Freeman

said.

the first

I

went

"Then went I

to

to,"

BSU

for a Christian social aspect."

Freeman attended both of the organizations because there was such ditferent theological beliefs being

presented. "It

gave

me

an opportunity to

explore theological aspects," Free-

man

said.

"Going to different camwas able to see the

pus ministeries

I

WF.SLKY STUDENT CENTER. Front row: Pamela Orchard; Rebecca Ehlert; Claudine Brown;

Beth

there

all

the walls

was a basic belief-the

o

man

;

Janelle Campbell;

Kar

i

Amy

Herod and Dana Allen. Row 2: Gina Gubser; Becky Hassig; Shari

McDougal; Monica Howard; Becky Herod; Taunya Derry; Deborah Henderson and Michael Freeman. Back row: Joe Rougher; Judy Karsteter; David Perry; Michelle Neuerburg; Walter Allen;

Don differences, but despite

H

Sellberg; Marjean Ehlers;

Ehlers;

Kris Ehlers

and Cindy Young.

belief in

Jesus and Jesus was the Christ."

Religious Groups 221


FOR STUDENTS LIVING ON CAMPUS. ACTIVITIES AND

RESIDENCE HALLS

INVOLVEMENT PROVE THAT RESIDENCE HALLS ARE

A

Place to

Home

Call

By Anne Roseman

T I

he residence halls were as

leadership opportunities, an outlet

was a good and quick way to get involved. I was picking up leadership qualities that would benefit me in

for creativity and a chance for resi-

my career as well as being an active

dents to get involved.

decision

much a part of University social as

were the

"I

was

parties.

life

They provided

a transfer student this

year," North

Complex Vice

Presi-

dent, Curtis Heldstah said. "Hold-

ing a residence hall office

maker

in issues that af-

fected me." Activities such as the

Hall Haunted

House went

Franken

House and the Christmas decoration

con-

tests

had besea-

Church.

"The Haunted House was Patty

$1 with a canned food item and $2

and Dieterich Halls prepared over UK)

pounds of Jell-O. Photo by Don Carrick.

The community involve-

without.

ment was

really great.

Some

got

dressed up to go through the

haunted house and many went

we made

Church

at in-

nated to the Maryville Baptist charity."

The Christmas

flowed

and fundraisers were typical

volving the

ties

activities

with

Colored

the

spirit

throughout campus. Christmas par-

community

of

in

the residence halls.

lights

hung from the walls

many rooms. Doors were clut-

by encour-

tered with Christmas paraphernalia

aging the

for decorating contests in halls such

children to

as North and South

Complex.

come. Do-

"We invited the kids of Mary ville

nations of

come and see Santa at our Christparty," South Complex President, Cheryl McErany said. "After the kids left we ate and watched

or

foods for the needy were col-

Flaherty's best efforts. In preparation for the wrestling tourna-

into

Admission was

the haunted house.

Haunted

canned

ment, the staffs of Millikan

converted

through twice. Overall,

money

Italian Slallinn"

"We

said.

about $300 and half that was do-

University

Dave "The

Swann

whole bottom of Franken

tions.

aimed

stands ankle-deep in Jell-O. despite k'risty "Cnishin"

for

Maryville," Assistant Hall Director

House was

Wilh one hand behind his hack.

food charity spon-

sonal tradi-

The

Zwank

to a

sored by the Maryville Baptist

the

come

222 Residence Halls

MORE THAN

to

mas

movies." In the

Christmas

spirit

Perrin Hall sponsored

admittance.

Tots.

They

collected

of giving,

Toys for games and

lected for Half of the

toys for underprivileged children.

proceeds from the

The

Haunted

Iowa known as Operation Blessing.

to

collected items were donated

an organization

in

Shenandoah,


BLCKHORN B01S

Ironl row:

Kcmna, Jason Whitlnj;; Bill Humphrc\s; JclTMcDonough; I'odcl {)akcs and Brcnl Spurrier. Back row: Marc CarcN Bill Ncrvi};-, Manin LinPaul

;

coln; Jeremy Sackor; IXirin Stephens

ami Pal Walts.

1)1! 11.

RICH

COLNCIL.

^ c;^>i

ll,\LL

hront row;

Da\Ld Pavlich; Ross Paul B r e m n c r K u e h n e m a n .S h a n e ;

;

Pedersen; Brian Whilaker; J e f f Paul K c m n a McDonoupli and Ben ;

for Halloween Travis Garitm

Prepariitfi

uses hedsprings to create a corridor

Pr.icht

in

l.lani,

made

us feel

good

row: Jason

l.uduiji; Jeremy Sacker; John Michael; Mallhew Johnson; Aaron Pry; and Brian Tcndingcr. adviser.

Franken Hall's Haunted Gauntlet. The in its second year as a fundraiser proved successful. hrin\iin)i in approximately $500. Photo bv Jack Vaunht. haunted bouse was

"It really

B.ick

Ned Wood. Rohcrl

to

contribute to such a worthy cause."

Perrin

Hall Council

Kenna Lambertsen

President.

was in Iowa over break and heard of Operation Blessing. Then decided that this would be a good program said. "1

I

to

donate

to."

Roberta Hall also joined spirit

RANkhN HAl.l.C-OHNril.. Pront row; Joy keaney; Renee Rempe; Mall Van Weeldcn and Kusiy shoemaker-Allen. Back row: Kirk \rnos; Mike t)ymond; Kevin Klmore; Jeff Neville and Ke\ in Houlcllc. 1

in the

of giving with their canned

food drive. The donations were given to the

Mary ville Food

encouraged

Pantry.

in

Roberta was

to give a

canned item."

"Every person

Assistant Hall Director of Roberta.

Jennifer Chandler said. "Ail the

canned food was donated

to

the

Maryville Food Pantry."

Another knit

tradition

was

the tightly

second floor of Dieterich

HUD.SONHAl.l.COl'NC'll. lioiiirowAnila Oia Roe and Brooke Vance. Back row: Jodi Messinger; Amanda Blecha; Renae Forsbcrg; Amy l-urlong and

Pisher; Jennifer Clark;

known as the Buckhorn Boys. Their main focus was

to create a friendly

Many

Furlong.

and comfortable atmosphere between everyone on the According

to

floor.

Vice President

Bill

Humphreys, simple activities, like playing cards weekly and gathering together for a football game, contributed the

most

in

bringing the

floor together.

"Our

floor did a lot of activities

Humphreys said. "Footgames usually brought most of the floor together. During the together. ball

-

continued

Residence Halls 223


RESIDENCE HALLS

Call -

continued

we cooked food and watched the game. Most of the freshmen had never been to the Jim play-offs

Wand show

and seemed

to

enjoy

was the simple things our weekly card game, though, a

lot. It

really

it

like

that

mingled the freshmen and

upperclassmen on our floor."

Homecoming was perhaps Northwest's most popular and exciting time of the year. Organiza-

from the greeks to the Wesley Center to manv of the resitions ranging

^^^^^^^^^P*^-^

^^M

Home


Pauley

"Other

said.

acii\iiics in-

cluded an obstacle course doing things like chewing five crackers

and trying

to whistle.

toeatabow

nt

1

Mll.l.lKAN HAl.t. COUNCIL. From row: Rhonda Kicnasl; Cindy McCarl; Sheri Lcnon; ami Chcric Ri'istroit'cr. Bacl< row: Sara McCicliand: Jaynf Pauicy; Slianlcl CariMin: MKiK-lit- Hudl and An'ici Dukes. Lisa WhiliK")

Then we had

pudding w

iihiuit

mir

hands."

main gnal

.A

the residence

ot

was to make sure that maintenance was upkept and nothing major was lacking. Phillips Hall had taken the new image as the "Hall ot hails

Home

lmpro\emenls."

".Xlong with this image .seen

new

we

hail

everything from new carpet

to

Phillips Hall

mattresses."

Wen/ s;iid. South Complex "s goal tor second semester w as to buy a new table or President. Karl

N()RrHC()Ml'i.l:.\ iAi.i. cot INCH. .Front row: Chen Ihppin and KniiberU Ray. Baci^ ro\^ Joim Wagner and Curtis Heldstab. I

:

repair their existing pool table and to

purchase new games tor the front

desk. During the

purchased a

first

semester they

vacuum. The men of

Dieterich also did

some shopping.

They bought a new tele\ision replace the

one stolen

to

last year.

North Complex kept busy

this

year with the writing of their

first

constitution.

Every

hall nuisi -

ha\e

continued

MelinUe Jiuoworks cm hei self-defense skills with Yiiki Osawa. The workshop, sponsored hy Milltkan Hall, inslnicled

(-;RRIN HAl.l. COlINCil.. l-ront row: (iustin:

Chance.

skills.

Photo hy Kelli

Row

Herrielv

Amy

and Lisa

Tern Cullen: and Ann Bell. B.iek row: Rohm Byhee; Stephanie DeLoor: Kenna l.amhertsen: Barb Lowers: Shawna Conner. ad\ iser and Lynn Kranibeek. adviser. VS

women on such

Monica Oltnian; Dee

imberley.

1:

Cathy

Kellcy N'agei; .Angel

Brier;

Bowman

I'HILLIPS HALL COUNFront row: John Bankson; Karl Hertz; Mare Van Gorp; Brian Hesse and Chris I'urpin. Back row: Chris Shimel;

CIL.

David .Shidler; Brian Frisehmcyer; Gary Filer ni and Roland i

Sleinemann.

Residence Halls 225


RESIDENCE HAL

E

S

Home

Call

By Anne Roseman

this

summer

come to the North Complex imtil

The celebration was

filled

year that they were missing one

nic foods, volleyball

games, and the

however

attention of

Many

Hall traditionally kicked off the

-continued one,

it

did not

v\ith a

Beach Bash

ever-popular water

of these valuable documents.

w

party.

ith pic-

fight.

of the individual halls of

North Complex had self-defense

programs

to teach residents

how

defend themselves against an tacker.

structured organization t'orobv ious

"The Beach Bash was just Miliikan's way of showing appre-

safety awareness so the girls felt

reasons," John Wagner, North

ciation for the help and success of

like they

Complex

all

"A

constitution

was

president,

vital to

said. "It

any

was

the high rises." Pauley said.

if

class

was

to help

promote

could protect themselves

they ever found themselves in a

dangerous situation," Rachelle

followed through effecti\ely.

When we

realized that our hall did

an important issue that most of the

learned the basic skills and they

we immediately began

residence halls addressed with pro-

were not

organize a constitution commit-

grams and speakers. Lectures and

under pressure we would not forget

defense classes were popular pro-

them."

.so

to set the rules that

not have one to

and founda-

procedures could be

tee."

At the end of the year Millikan

Even on

"The

campus sunx>unded by had some very dangerous aspects. Rape was

needed tion

a

a small town, college life

grams among

residents.

Rojas, North

Complex Tower Resi-

dent Assistant, said.

difficult so

I

"We

only

thought that

Franken Hall also incorporated a

RESIDENT HALL ASSOCIATION. From

R A BOARD- From

row: Rcnec Holdcnried; Bonnie Allen; Belly Dye; Kini Kecfcr; Kari DoBlauÂŤ Row 2: Robin Bybce; Raehelle Roja-.; Amy l.ighl; Jennifer Whiteing. Sara McClelland and Kelly fritz Back row; David Zwank; Chris Shiniel; Paul Kuehneman; Brian Frischmcyer; Brian Becker and Pat Lynch. Sellherg and Jenny

,

226 Residence Halls

to at-

row; Rcnec Holdenrcid; Deborah Johnson; Gia Roe; Legih Gcrken; Kelley Yagel; Monica Ottman and Marty Furlong. Row 2: Rht^nda Richards; Sheri Lcnon; Angel Bowman; Monica Nauss; Chen Flippin. Michelle Newbert; Jennifer Crowder and Melissa Broadstreet, Row Wayne Viner; Jeff Toms. Kristin Van Winkle; Diana Melrose; Jennifer Kaul/; Jayne Pauley; Curtis Hcldstab; Ross Bremncr and Rusiy Shoemaker- Allen, Back row Marc Van Gorp; Brian Tipton; Jeff Nc\ille; Brock Doubledce; Ke\'in Elmore; Scott VanBehren; Benjamin Siefken; Da\e Kramer and Mark Hetzler. .'^:

;


Franken Hali also incorporated a sexual assault program into

its

aim. however,

hall's activities. Its

focused on the preveniion

;iikI

designed

promote date rape

to

Swann

awareness." Patty

"We and

program was

assault

said.

discussed how to recogni/e

a\ old situations that

to

could lead

The discussion was

to date rape.

open

both male and lernales. The

combination was helpful

pre-

in

senting a rounded perspective."

With

the Resident Assistants,

all

some organization was needed to make sure that ihey all interacted together. The Residence Assistants Board w as created

for this purpose.

In addition to this, their

make changes life to

job was to

within residential

improve the system and env

i-

ronment for on-campus students.

"We make

often had fun activities to

sure the

Co-Chairman.

we played though

mud ity,

RAs knew

RA

Bonnie Allen,

other."

it

a

said.

game

football.

each

Board

of football,

be more

The most

al-

like

fun activ-

though, would have to be the

football

game we

went to before

any of the students came to campus.

We

for

the

residentsand alleviate

many

possible

problems. Students

were able

to voice

iheirconcernstothe

RHA

through pre-

sentation or petition

and have them considered by RHA. These suggestions

ranged from quiet

hour changes

to

noise complaints.

Complaints which dealt with

campus

dining were also heard by

"As

RHA. 1

thev

as

o n g

people told us

whal

wanted, wc

Scon

\nii tii'hicn injanns

Irishmen Orientation. The

were very enthusiastic,

could usuall>

ac-

f'hoto h\

and

at

least

to make that Bowman. Perrin said. "The Cam-

try

change." Angel Representative,

pus Dining Committee tried

change some of the problems

to

that

students were complaining about.

Among

these were adding phone

lines so the wait to order pizza less-

ened and using food warmers so the

hall

competed

to

be the

for

lines

would move

RHA

loudest and rowdiest."

The coordinator

all

was

hclil

of these

events was the Residence Hall As-

to

had

faster."

sponsored activities such

as Shake, Rattle and

Bow Anyone 1.

could bowl from midnight

until 3

a.m. to upbeat music.

"By prov iding activities such as we could give the people who

this

were not out partying ineet

a place to

and socialize with their

friends,"

Bowman

Success

in

said.

the residence halls

was based on the dedicatit)n and hard work from officers and residents. Participation and comniiltment to hall activities was the only way to accomplish success.

.SOUTH COMPI.I-.XH ALL cot 'NCII,, From

ROBERTA

COUNCIL. From

row: Shari Smyers:Mimi Arts; Angela Thomas; Jennifer Chandler and Rcnee Holdenried. Back row: Adriennc Oliver; Nickole Blankenship; Christy Lee: Stephanie McGill; Amy Lazar and .Vmv Light

HAl,t.

inform to offer,

.lack \'aiii;hl.

loudly, because no one else was

Each

[air

commodate them

making banners and cheering there.

a sniiltnl dhun! Rc\ulfiue

Hull Associalion at the Orgcinizaiii'iial lair during

students about organircitums the luinpus

"For instance,

turned out to

the residence halN

more fun

awareness of date rape.

"Our sexual

sociation. The RHA's function was to make life ni

row; Cheryl Mcl-.n;iny; Sluccy

Omnors;

sâ&#x20AC;&#x17E;,â&#x20AC;&#x17E; j^tn Bradshau Couan; IVriny Cilhiiori.- and Kalie Ryan. Back row; Krislin V'anWmklc: Jon Johiivon: Rm Clemens; Brian Ka^sar; Rick BraiKhaw :ind Rhonda Richards

Residence Halls 227


R

\'

C

K

WHETHER THEY WERE HELPING PEOPLE AT THE UNIVERSITY OR IN THE COMMUNITY THESE STUDENTS ARE

Happy

to

Serve By

L

/it'e

tor

most college students

trying

making

life

better for others.

Jodi Puis and Michael Reiff

other colleges.

consisted of partying with friends,

There were several service orga-

mom

nizations set up to provide assis-

students involved gave up four to

they

tance to the school and community.

five hours a

also

Student Ambassadors was one of

included helping others on campus

these organizations. Their purpose

going

to classes

and dad once

and

in a

visiting

while

when

needed money. But for some,

and

in the

it

community.

For students

was

who belonged

service organizations,

life

consist of spending hours a

campus and make

could

them aware of what Northwest had

week

to offer

them

that

was unique

to

accomplish

this the

week to give tours of campus to prospective students and their parents.

The ambassadors

to help prospective students

learn about the

to

In order to

also helped

week welcome

during Freshman Orientation to

make new

students feel

and comfortable

in their

new

sur-

roundings. During that week, they

helped with registration, making sure the students were going to their

advisers and getting into classes

and also giving

tours.

""We were mostly there as guides,

because when you come to college

you did not know anyone or where anything was, so

we were

here to

point students in the right direction,"

David Flynn, vice president

of Student Ambassadors, said.

to

While prospective students came campus for a tour from Student

Ambassadors, potential agriculture majors received a tour of the agriculture department from the Agriculture Ambassadors.

Ag Ambassadors

helped

in the

recruitment of prospective students

DAMPySACTlVlTi Comedian Vince Cumin peijorms

for a

by showing them the agriculture facilities at

crowd

in the Sjumisli

Den.

CAPS hosted

several comedians like Curranfree of charge for students to enjoy throughout the year, as well as bringing in top

by Chris Tucker.

228 Services

names

like

Steven Wright

and Carrot

Top. Photo

Northwest.

Sigma Society was another service group that worked not only on campus, but also in the community. Paula McClain was in charge of developing and coordinating vice projects.

McClain

group worked on

at

ser-

said that the

least

one


The

prDject per month.

ideas tor

some projects came from McClain's contacts "It

that

in

Maryville.

made you feel good to know you had made a difference,"

McClain

said.

Sigma Society worked on many projects which benetited the com.'\MBASSADORS Prom rim: Julu Hard); Melissa Parsons; Da\Mi Hoover and Karla Driskcll. Back row Rob Gannan; Tonya Siicns; Jason Winter; Henn Blessinj: and .Mien Huhn. .â&#x20AC;˘\G

munity. These projects included a

book drive

to help

promote

the "Coats for Kids"

literacy,

:

campaign and

working with the Mary

\ille

Cha-

teau.

They

also babs-sat for parents

during Drug Abuse Resistance Education and other organizational

money

meetings, raised

Way

for United

and had a bridal show, for

dents and

stu-

community members

who were planning weddings. The Bridal Show, Sigma Society's biggest fundraiser,

was

an annual event. Local businesses

donated dresses, door prizes and

up booths for customers. lot of time and hard work this

show become

a

It

make success. The

show featured formal

to

v\ear and

was an enjoyable experience other members of the

set

took a

it

for

community as

well as for brides-to-be.

"The most rewarding projects and book dri\e; ev-

vsere the coat

eryone was required and

McClain

said.

proud because

1

in\

oh ed,"

"They made me knew they were

positive about being involved."

For Mar\\ille"s annual Winter

Wonderland. Sigma Society sponsored a Christmas tree, helped set

up and dressed up as Santa"s ehes.

According to Sigma Society Tiffany Nincehelser. members usually put in at least two to three hours every week organiz-

member

ing projects and events, but they did get something out of their efforts. "It

was fun working with other

people and helping out people

needed help," Nincehelser

Campus

Activ

ities

who

said.

Programmers

kept itself busy and Northwest entertained by bringing in nationally

known comedians, box

office hits

and ear-iinging, chart topping musical

acts.

Every month, CAPs"

Comedy Club

featured exciting,

not-so-well-known comedians but

gave Spanish Den patrons someat. Comedy was an CAPs throughout the

thing to laugh

emphasis for

year. National acts included Steven

-continued

1


S

K

E

S

Serve By Jody -continued

displays of magic and mental en-

Wright, Penn and Teller and The

ticement.

Second City. A year of CAPS would not have hcen complete

Mary Linn Performing Arts Center when CAPs brought in feature films to add excitement to

without a nationally-known

cording

artist

re-

concert. Country

music star Kath\ Mattea, and popact. Color Me Badd, came to Maryville to keep students' and community members' feet stompVisual entertainment was also a

CAPS.

The

to the

Maryville weekends.

roller-

"Taking a 3-year-old skating was definitely an experience for to president

me."

Michelle

The KIDS organization pro-

Gibbs, they tried to provide the children with positive role models

gram

and also show them

to those children from Horace Mann Lab School and Start.

Members

were each assigned a child and saw their "kid" at least twice a

month

for a couple of hours at each visit.

Jim Wand, embraced the

There were also various parties

unusual and the extreme with their

"For Christmas, we had a

skating party," Kristen Pryor said.

According

Spencer's illusion show and hypnotist,

holidays.

vided a Big Brother/Big Sister pro-

Maryville Head

ing and fingers snapping.

popular feature for

Hollywood came

Puis and Michael Reiff

held for them,

some during

the

a

glimpse of

the college atmosphere.

KIDS' members also did work community by providing babysitting for Head Start and Home-Base parent meetings. with the

Circle K, a student branch of the

Kiwanis Club, worked

to

cive

KIDS. Front row: Slcphanniu Fletcher; l,isa Wimbcricy; Jennifer Miller. Renee Rcmpe; I^awn Ford; Monica Ottnian; Venila Millhouser and Nicole Willey Row 2: Ttieresa Wliellon; Colleena Gray; Janii Dierking; l.isa Graves; Becky Vacek; Cheri Flippin; Amy Gustin and Knii Piatt. R(iv\ Julie Gruhe; Lori Angell; Came Paulson; Marty Furlong; Leigh Cicrken; Jenniter Seehusen; ShenaGrenier; Rosetla Hams; Kimherly Royal and Jenn> DeBlauu Row 4; Jctt Moscr; Michelle Gihhs. ,'\ngie Plelcher; Connie l^entlmger. Kirk Amos; Meredith Tarlelon; ^'olanda Rogers; Julie Glick and Michelle Page. Back row; Cathleen Welsh. Becky Bohrniann; April Moutray; Derek Frieling; Trent Skaggs; Julie Watt; David Braughton and Kristin Pryor. .'^;

,

230 Services

RFSPECT. Front row: Amy Gustin; SonyaBeeman; Angle Pfetchcr and Tracy Brune. Back row: Jackie Pratt; Tracie Phillips; Shan McDougal and Malissa Seanisier


something back and did

to the comnuiiiiiN

They

a lot for children.

w

a

e e k

working on

vokinleered their time as Big

\

Brothers and Big

Sisters to stu-

projects

Washington Middle

and helping

was

with com-

dents

at

School. Although

Members

it.

its

was encouraged members imik part in

not required,

and several

this acti\

it

homework and

areas the\ had troubles with.

Circle

K

found out

Camp Quality

could use

on rainy days and times when playing outside vvas

'We

mu

where

localls.

s

II

ser-

An

orga-

ni/alion on

vv

m pus

h ch

en-

i

ha need the o

c

r

a 11

safe

IV

of

V

Northwest's

students,

possible

vKcre looking lor a \\a\ to

make an impact

o

i

vice efforts.

c a

that there

was a need for games and et|Lnpmenl that the campers, kids v\iih cancer, at

r

munits

also tutored students,

helping them with

a

v\e

Ri.SJ'.f.C.T.

Residents

could see a difference." Teresa

o

Cullen. \ice president, said.

(Complex)

One

of Circle K's most success-

f

a

I-;

Seeking

s

t

to

ful

and inno\ati\e projects turned out to be a fundraiser which thev

Provide and

thought would not be siibsianlial,

C

raking leaves for Maryville

n

resi-

dents.

"What we thought was going

to

be a one-w eek project turned out to be a three-week project," Cullen

was

l;nc(uirage o

m I

111

u

-

y

t

Thoughtfulness,

KIDS

Afu'i ihc

Chnsliiid'.

Riihcrl A'cu lend a

home. The

hand

tirfianizalion

children without older

David

bioufil\lon

and

helping Mike Ehrecht prepare for

provided a hig brother or

sihiiiiiis.

hit;

sister for

Photo by Kelli Cliamt.

with trees and shrubbery.

sponsored programs on campus.

Rf'SPHCT prinided

sktiliiii; inirty.

in

rape and

While other

siiulents

may have

crime prevention programs and

been loo involveil wiih their stud-

eas\ and that no one wanted to do.

self-defense classes for residents.

ies or social activities to partici-

We didn't

They were

said. "It v\as

a

something

think that

good response.

we

w as

It

that

vvoiild gel

great to get

our name out into the comnuinii\ since

many Marys

ille

people

ilon"!

always ha\e the best opinion

to-

ward college students."

"peep-holes" added to the doors Roberta.

SPHCT

usu-

alK spent between five to six hours

Hudson and

pate, the

members of

spent their time

in

these groups

service to oth-

RE-

ers.

Helping students, promoting

the

University,

Perrin.

where they

needed

to

fell thai

be improved.

The areas included parking

lots

and spots which were heavily lined

.SOCIETY. Front row: Shcri Swil/cr; Paula Hum and Dec Cogdill. Row 2: Evelyn Mayer; Anita Fisher; WenJi Kopri\a; Marey Walker; Claudine Brown; Amy Stedeni and Jennifer Weber, Row ,^: l.ori Grahani; Jetunler Krai; Teresa Seit/; Jennifer Warren; Came Paulson; Dana .-Mien; racy Sayre and leena De .Ma\ Bat k row Rotiui Bybce; Paula MeLain; Chris Lockhart; Traei Casson, Kobui Peterson; Brenda Mikcls and Kristin McKenzie.

SIGMA

I

in

took tours of campus to

lind dark areas

lighting

The members of Circle K

also able to get several

:

community and for others to

working

in

the

btiikling a tulure

enjoy was a major part

of belonging to a service t)rgani/,ation

on campus.

STUDENT AMBASSADORS,

Front row: Steve Rhodes; Meghan O'Riley; Paula Redd; Leslie Hagan; I.eMani Cirecnfield; Jennifer Blair; Mnidy I.ee; Miehelle Burns and Teresa Sle/ak. Row 2; Daria Willianis; Robin Byhee; l.oree Sheldon; Beeky De>'oung; Kyni Mahoney. Julie M;ilhiesen; Melaniednsw old and Kelly tiurger Row ( Mary I ranks; CarlaBolles; Stephanie lay lor; Jenniler Sehug; Jean Dollard; Karrie Kranibeek and John Ferns. Back row: Connie 1-ager, ad\iser; Mike Wolbert; Merrill Brinkman; Gary Pilgrim; Karl Hertz; Shon Mosser; David Flynn and Paul Forney.

Services 231


"

THEY HOLD

SPECIAL INTEREST

RALLIES.

HOST CONCERTS,

SPONSOR SPEAKERS. ALL IN THE NAME OF AWARENESS

Making The Difference By Shane Whitaker and Anne Roseman

I

n a society where there were so

many

different kinds of people, ac-

knowledging each and where they difficult task.

fit

ABC started at the begin-

ning of the year pointing out they

ABC

members thought

pus and

"Some programs we put on had us work with different races.""

Cleaver" s speech was one to re-

Seamster

on campus was to do just

members."'

that

awareness and

-

di-

versity, as well as togetherness.

One positive aspect

said.

"'We did have white

member. "Cleaver's speech was a powerful

To create an even greater sense of cultural diversity, groups

worked

one and

it

opened up a

lot

of

people's minds to the problems that still

existed today,

"

ABC President

of

together on projects or ideas in an

Lonita Rowland said. "Martin

Northwest's multicultural groups

attempt to reach out to the Maryville community.

Luther King,

was that they were designed to welcome every kind of student. None of the organizations discluded a

In celebration

of Martin Luther

King, Jr"s birthday,

ABC

invited

person because they were not a cer-

Kansas City Mayor Emanuel

tain race or color.

Cleaver

According

Colleuians

to Alliance

of Black

member Mallisa

to

speak on campus, and

also held a Candlelight

Mabel Cook

Walk from

Visitors Center to the

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL. ALLIANCE OF BL.\CK COLLEGIANS,

Front row: Jamell Wren. Cryslal Wilson; Tina Brackctl.

Jason Cole; Lonila Row land; Malissa Seamster; Maria Hiracheta and Sharon Hardnelt, Back row: John Fra/ier; Keyma Bess; Quincy Alexander; Jonathan Phillips. Derrick Van Buren; Tre\ a Allen and Li/ Wood, adviser.

232 Special Interest

activities raised

were not an all-black organization.

One of the many aims

cultural

Tower. The

group

of the multicultural organizations

promote

Bell

awareness of the holiday on cam-

could be a

cultural in

Seamster,

Jr.

fought the civil

rights battle not only for the blacks,

but for every race, because

it

was

e\ery race that walked that journey with him,

The International Students Orgawas helpful in familiarizing foreian students w ith their new nization

Front row: Miki Tokunaga; Jo Johnson; Francie and Heather Mtirgan Row 2: Lisa Aniundson; Theresa Whellon; Eh/aheth Townsend; Jennifer Collantes; David Shimel; Amy Colfnian and Andrea Berthel sen. Back row Danny Eness; BohKettlil/;Jett Miller; Nate Boy art; Gary Pierson; Benji Daniron, Martin Dust and Heather Stanley.

Grandanette; Jenny

Kempema :


communit) and also helped sludents and Ihe comniunit) iiet to

know these new students. "Our objective was to

from the communuv. and thev appreciated

Marvville and

that

all

American students did

for them.

".American members were very

foster

because they showed us

closer ties between students ol

helpful

other countries and Ihe ct)rnniunu\

luivv

and campus." Gordon Fernand

University," Fernand said. "The communitv w as also ver)' helpful in

"We

said.

did not necessarils share

something

in

coninn>n. hut \^e got

together so that

ue could under-

internatit)nal cultural concert

and dinner, a Valentine's Day dance and bowling nights were

among the acti\

ities

ISO held lor its

members. The group also pated

in

homecoming

preparing lor the lesiivities

and in

made

participated in a lot ol

because

it

homecoming

team

a lot

brought our group closer

work

as a

ns, floats

and

together since they had to to build the

clow

house decs." Fernand

of the

activities."

a to

stop people from being lorlurcil

around the world. "iiach

from the tional

|

week we received l'..S.

|.Amnestv

a Ictici

Interna-

Headquarters about peoples

vUio were being tortured."

Am-

nestv membcr.Ioanna.iohnsonsaid.

the organization closer.

"We

Manv

Amnest) International was group that made it their purpose

partici-

activities

found the teamwork iinoKcd

events and liked

financially backing us.

grocery stores and banks have sponsored manv of our

stand each other."

An

things were done through the

"We

then wrote to presidents or

U.S. Ambassadors and asked them to

investigate and see what

One tactic Amnestv used awareness about

said.

was

happening."

their

to raise

group on

was

the international cultural con-

campus was to hold a rally for the South American Indians in the J.W.

cert

and dinner. The group got

.lones Student

I.SO's biggest e\ent of the year

to-

gether with other multi-cullural organizations on

campus and held a

20 and

.^0

itself

had hetueeii

different

kinds of

dishes," Fernand said. ".After din-

ner

we

talks

sented

presented

1

S to 20 different

ahoul the countries repreat the

event. V\'e also dis-

cussed culture shock and how adjusted to

The

we

themsehes

South America

more

re-

ceiving a large amount of support

as

nesty chapter rallv

let

know

iiuiiihir

international

was

in

honor of

at home. The Hispanic and Latin Organization did exacllv this. They spon-

sored speakers, dances and presen-

into the transition of attending an

Ashley Cheong; Shenen Dang; Elvin Ng; Isao Azegami and Tiong Cheng Tan.

lo

to help

tations that helped ease students

for."

American university and gave them a

way

to establish social ties.

the multi-

CHINESE STI'DF.NTS ORC.ANIZATIONS, From nnv: Bcc Hcanj: Ong; Mon-Yec Kow, Wan Ihcng Lini; No Rio Wj and Lcakicn l\ia. Row _: Hooi Suan Soh; Eunice Shuni; Lau Peng Keong; Wong Kcng Seng and Anlhca Chu. Back row: Shao- Wei Chang;

inlks

students feel

was on campus, but them know that we

The aim of se)me of

lics\

Photo hy Jon Uriuon.

Ihe .Am-

were here and what we sUhkI

Kiyina

speaker al a memorial eelehralioii

cultural organizations

we had as we could sign a petition for the Indians and we sent the petition to South America. A lot "After the rally

of people did not

Ctilhiiiciiis

Emaiiiicl Cleaver afler his speech. Cleaver

who

for their rights

make

that

it."

I.SO found

held a rally during lunch for

manv people

liliiik

Mayor

Knii^'s hirlhday.

of freedom of religion." Johnson said.

i>t

uYis the i^iieM

Union.

were being tortured

feast that the students prepared.

"The dinner

"We

the Indians in

AUiiiiiiC

Ktinstis Cily

HALO.

-continued

Eronl row: Melanie Palmon; Andrea Garcia; Cecily Romero; Norma Tavera; Maria Hirachela and Alejandro Ching. Back row: Katherine Ramirez; Angela Garcia; Adrian Bermudez; Jonathan Phillips; Frank Madrigal and Lorena Caslro.

M^"


SPECIAL INTEREST

Difference By Shane Whitaker and Anne Roseman -continued

""HALO iiienl

offered a great einiron-

to be a part of,"

Ramirez

said.

family and

""It

we

Katherine

was more

learned a

lot

like a

about

our heritage through the organization.

was

It

sreat for international

Students to be a part of, simply be-

authentic Chinese dinner and a

cause of the family environment.

party afterwards.

HALO

became my family."

"Everyone dressed formally for

The Chinese Student's Associatiini focused on easing its members through the culture shock of moving to a new continent. CSA's purpose was to establish a family rela-

ebration and introduce our culture

tionship between

to

students

of the Chinese

all

CSA made

sure they were there

new Chinese students

for

ment they

arri\'ed

mo-

the

Northwest,

at

supporting them emotionally and

on a social that all

le\el.

CSA made

no student was

left

sure

out and thai

Chinese students had the oppor-

tunity lo

also

meet other students.

made

CSA

certain that students had

versities.

234 Special Interest

Photo by Scott Jenson.

in the

works

nearly fi\e years, the center

came a reality aimed

to raise

in the falUtf

1

for

be-

99 and 1

awareness aboiu the

many cultural groups on campus. ""The purpose of the Multicultural Center

campus and around the

We

asked them

if

was anything they needed and to make them feel as comfortthem group," Shao-Wei Chang,

world," Liz

Woods sity

Coun-

seling

ow CSA member

ter

said.

'"Something

much an organization as we were The Chinese

Chinese

Cen-

said.

"We were providing leadership of cultural diversity in

New

Year occurred

around the third week of January each year and

of

the Univer-

able as possible by inviting

a family."

was a self-supporting organization that traveled and played against other uni-

though the idea was

"When new students arrived on campus, we looked them up and

so

The Soccer Club

Center Executive Committee. Al-

was

to en-

cultures on

bound us together was that a lot of us were homesick. We were not

kick.

of the newest organizations

on campus was the Multicultural

new

that

Korte blocks a

them."

home.

into

Chris

our cel-

in

they were comfortable in their

tried

iioal.

we the

hance the appreciation of different

there

hi.s

school faculty to share

i)f

that

talked to them.

to protecl

""After dinner

had a party and invited many

needed and

the supplies they

Kiieeliiii;

Chang said.

dish,"

One

Northwest.

at

dinner and each person prepared a

CSA

New Year

the

commu-

nity,

while

celebrated the

increasing

with an

exposure of

in style


;

ISO.

From row: Miki Tokunaga; Gordon Fernando;

.Angelina Ng;

the cultural groups."

The

\

isiim tor the Multicultural

(enter was introduced

Bates and Hilonii Nagasaki.

Ro\A

2;

within Northwest's administration

and the campus cultural organizations. .Although the process of

cult.

dit'ti-

former assistant dean of

dents.

Ben

Kin-Chung V. and Johannes

Kelimen.

stu-

Woods

Birchfield. and

brought their dream to

Bayo

K;innan; Faletnioli l.oi-On;

Oludaja; .Adrian Bernuidc/; Maverick

implementing the center was

Mirielle Jean-t-raneois;

Tonioko Hiraoka; Sande Richards .Stanles. adviser; Akenese Nikolao; Danielle Jean-Francois and Treva Allen. Back row; Prasanan P.T.

IMSS

in

Tom

life.

The Multicultural Center Kxecutive Committee met once a month and v\ as made up of students, faculty, administrators and members of the community.

One way serve the

aimed to was through community the center

education. The center made to

it

a goal

educate people to accept the

,\U l.llC-Ltl.TUKAI.CFNTI-:RFXF.ri'TIVE C'OMMITTF.r;, iTonl row: Maria llirachela;

Wayne

Viner; Li/

Woods and Mary

l-lennng.

Back row: Maverick Kin-Chong V: Jonathan Philhps; Phil Laber and Scott Williams.

dif-

ferences in cultural lifestv les in the

world and

to present a

understanding of

all

complete

cultures.

"The center wanted

to

improve

student relations and prepare every

graduate for the real world where the success oi African-Americans

and Hispanic-Americans rise," Carri

Pegues

is

on the

said.

Brought together by

ditf ereiices.

multicultural groups joined stu-

dents not onl\ by their similarities, but h\ their distinctions. Inasociet\ of

vs

ide-spread interests, those

who shared

a desire to be culturalls

aware found

BhARCAT SWEETHFARTS

Front row: Marilyn Schaeler: .Missa Mdler and Iraci C'asson.

Row

2:

Amy

Wright;

Heidi Beebe; Lauree Cro-

a place to belong.

Jenn Crocco; Angle Zaner; Lynelte Frueh; Angle Otte and Kim zicr;

Row

Pietrowski.

The Bearcat Sweethearts advertise their harheciie sauce.

the

Cat Nip.

in

Homecoming parade. The

Sweethearts worked to keep up the foolhall team the

.vcn.vo/i.

's

spirits

throughout

I'lioto h\ Scott .fenson.

.V

Kris

Schcehinger; Melissa Becker; Gina Stevenson; Meredith Foster; Amy Hauschel; Brenda Brown; Janice Oshorn and Rebecca O'Brien, Back row: Jennilcr Fick; Mary Murphy; Renee Hahn: Lisa Amundson; Jennilcr

Kennedy;

Hope

Droegemueller: Angi Brewer and

Dawn

Esser.

CO-ED SOCCER CLUB. Front row: Dianne

Bums;

Howard; Todd Schoenemann; Chris Kcrri

Korte and Kelly Edmister.

Row 2: Yasuyuki Ono; Ka/uuar Takeuch Heather Stanley; Tomoya 1

i

Inoue, Michael Freeman and Ryan Schopperth

Back row: Hiroshi Brian Bavaro; Bob Holcimibe and Christian Hornhaker.

Jitsuishi;

Eric King;

Special Interest 235


SPORTS-RELATED GROUPS GIVE INTERESTED

SPECIAL INTEREST

STUDENTS THE CHANCE TO GET INVOLVED IN UNIVERSITY ACTIVITIES

BY BEING

Athletically Inclined By

R

ootball, basketball

bail.

When

came up

and base-

the subject of sports

thusiasm and support at every

special interest groups such as the

on the road, we provided them with

Bearcat Sweethearts, the Co-Ed

a send off." Jennifer

Amy

Many

Yuka

"We

season."

game,

sat in

faithfully

In

the

home

"The sauce was nicely received,"

Hope Droegemueller said. "Bobby Bearcat was on the bottle, as was a story about how the sauce origi-

Kennedy

addition to attending the

women were

actively

in the recruiting

process,

invoKed

team. The Sweethearts were a

helping

cheering section quite unlike the

their parents

cheerleaders. This group of women

on campus during recruiting

Furlong; Darla DeMos-.; Vikki Hascal; Brian

Row

Carla Huskev; Mclanie Brown; Caryn Burgess; Heidi Cue; Angel Dukes and Jenn Croeeo, Baek row: 2:

Kerry Childe; Brenda Limbach; Jennifer Turk; Jennifer English. Kori Sundherg; Cori Monarrez and Sylvia Anaya.

nated."

Every day for two right next to

cheering on the Bearcat football

followed the team's

said.

parents throughout the

games, the

show

to as

"Cat-Nip."

team went out

also kept in contact with the

the Bearcat Steppers.

Tatsunanii.

236 Special Interest

game and when

players'

faithfully

Front row:

M-

which was fondly referred provided the team with en-

Club, Northwest Cheerleaders and

the stands at every

Bickloril;

theirown variety of barbecue sauce

"We

The Bearcat Sweethearts

FLAG CORPS.

the team, the Sweethearts also sold

also the team's support

came to mind. Besides these more wellknown sports, there w ere also many that

Soccer Club, the Flag Coips, the

Tenclinger; Tonni Fore and

progress throughout the season.

group.

were usually the teams

Harp

They were

conversation, these

in

Jessica

potential players and

around Maryville and visits.

Besides pro\'iding support for

M-CLUB. From row

:

Heidi Meindcrs and

Carmen Moots, Row

football

w here

to three hours,

the

band and the

team practiced, the North-

west Co-Ed Soccer Club also practiced.

Because Northwest did not

offer a soccer team at the collegiatelevel,

males and females alike

who

loved the sport got together after classes and on the

weekends

to

Tracy Williams; Jennifer Hepburn; Heidi Yurka; Jenelle Rees; Angle Zaner; 2: Staey Rockhold; Molly Mercer; Renee Hahn; Chen Ralhjen; Becky Brown; Marcy McCay and Melissa Smith, Back Row: Chris Blondin; Joseph Johnson; Sam Moen; Tony Borchers. John LuBow; Andy Frerking; Came Wood and Richard

Honogan,

adviser.


play.

The team played other schools

stunts, cheers

and the University of Missouri-

Bobby Bearcat

to

that

play and the people involved with

Brian Turner said.

to play with.

enjoyed

I

playing some of the bigger

The club

way

offered students a

to participate in theirsport

without hav ing

lo

of choice

devote loo

much

home

foot-

we did. we really had

to be part

"It

was

of a team and trust each other."

inv

i)lv

to

dance

"It really

gave us

a sense of pride to be able to help out

that

liall-tiiiic at

was

reallv sell-

a great organization to get

ed

in for

aiul

someone w ho loved wanted to be in-

volved.""

Though some of these gioups less known than many other

our team."

dance team

a Stepper

rewarding." Cheryl Staloiie said.

were

a

performed during

were important

sports teams, they

games and at some basketgames. They perft)rmed at a

making

certain that those

football

in

ball

had special

national competition held in Dallas

it.

During

"Because of the dangerous stunts

placed

placeil.

"Being

so.

The Bearcat Steppers were

schools."

time to

do

thev

That was the highest thev

had ever

and the ever-present

Columbia on weekends. "Soccer was really a great sport." Diane Burns said. "It was fun to were great

December, where

in

fourth.

such as the University of Kansas

it

crowd They u.sed

the purpose of getting the

excited about the game.

place to

who

had a get involved and have fun. tastes in sports

games, the Flag Corps per-

ball

formed. The Flag Corps marched

on the

They

field,

also performed in competi-

and

tions

using Hags as props.

at

a Chiefs'

Diiriiii;

the

Fitl.sbiiri;

Slole football

!>cii>u',

Moiiarrez perforin a half-time show.

Man

hini;

Band at a Kansas

A

Cit\ Chiefs

Hiifi

hifihlif'ht '

i;aine.

Corps incmhvrs Tonni Fore. Brenda Limhach and Cori of the corps year was a performance with the Bearcat '

Photo h\

.Scott .lenson.

game during

half-time.

was a great experience

"It

to get

involved with a group like this," Kori Sundberg said.

how

a band really

got to see

"I

worked from

the

inside."

The M-Ciub

vv

as an organization

that any letter winner was automati-

member of. Letter w inners were those who had participated in

cally a

a sport

and achieved the require-

ments of "lettering"

in that

specific

sport.

"The M-Club chance

to get to

really

gave

me

know some of

a

the

athletes that participated in other

sports."

Heide Meinders

said.

The Bearcat Cheerleaders motivated the fans

at

sporting events.

The group, which included both male and female members, served

NORTHWEST CttEERLEADER.S. From row: Holly Dorrel; GIna Burasco: Amy Burasco; Tricia Row 2; Jeremy Radford; Jason Siegwald; Cowan and Lance Eredrickson, Back row: Jason

Tinvlcy; jL-nnilcr PrewitI; Rachel Cole and JennI Soulh.

Chelisa Devinc; Bobbi Gentry; Bradshaw

Johnson; John McGuire; Richard McGuIre; Mark Cromlev and Brian Turner

STEPPERS. Front row: Angela Bonella; Heather Wiemar; Kelly Lopez; Meghan ()' Riley and Cheryl Slalonc. Back row: Loree Sheldon; Shearon Otto; Tracy Aljcts;

Tammy

Powers and

Amy

Tomlinson.

MI^'^ Special Interest 237


SPECIAL

THOSE WITH SPECIFIC INTERESTS HAD MANY OPTIONS FOR I

N

T H R K S T

EXPRESSING THEMSELVES WHEN IT CAME TO GROUP

INVOLVEMENT. WHETHER ITWASIUST FOR FUN OR A SERIOUS COMMITTMENT. STUDENTS WERE ALWAYS

Breaking the

Monotony By J eing

1.

tions

involved

in

organiza-

cally

was important

to

many

at

stu-

meant

we had no

that

ing,

time.

Many

students chose to invest

time injiiining an organi-

that free

zation.

Although there was

a diverse

range of groups for students

involved

route that

beaten path

groups

that

to get

some students chose a was slightly off the

in,

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; they

helped

chose

to join

their

need for

fit

hobby or interest. Beta Sigma Phi, a social and

a special

Erin McGinnis marches dim-n the street

Chi Phi Chi brought

CHEERS to

CHEERS

(Creatively

Maryville.

who joined had

Gerry Bade the

women

Phi was basically a

nated drivers. "It

was present mostly

in

college towns," Carla

Huskey

said.

CHEERS

was

state-

began

it

at the

University of Missouri-Co-

was designed

to

son to not drink and drive.

town

bars in

All

pated

in the

partici-

program.

"What would happen was the bars would get cups with

them

CHEERS to

printed on

give to the desig-

"That designated driver

'life,

their lives.

learning and

friendship," helped bring our

We

group

had a hard time getting

started this year, but

get

It

nated driver," Huskey said.

and to enrich

we wanted

to

would then tary all

get

complimen-

non-alcoholic drinks

evening."

The Fellowship of

the

Tower Gaming Society

more members."

was an organization de-

Promoting alcohol awareness,

signed for those

Chi Phi Chi. a co-ed, non-alcoholic fraternity,

many

helped make

it

clear to

students that they could have

fun without using alcohol.

"Chi Phi Chi was a non-substance organization, which basi-

of Liberty clown fin-

4th place in the

pomp clown Don

Carrick.

"The group began

said.

in

zation supporting desig-

"308 to bring interest to

Our motto, close.

be

and service organization,"

social

in

to

ished

sponsible Society) was an organi-

lumbia.

everyone

entries. Tlie Statue

independent division. Photo by

gi\ e students a positiv e rea-

woman. "Beta Sigma

one of the

Helping Establish and Educate Re-

vice organization, had a busy year.

ber;

the HoinecDini/ii; parade as

Tan Phi Upsilon social sorority clown

The members of Beta Sigma Phi were members of St. Francis Hospital Auxiliary. There was only one requirement for becoming a mema

238 Special Interest

said.

funded, and ser-

Mahoney

alcoliol

our lunclions," Andrea Riggs

ill

Between classes and studythere was always a little tree

dents.

Jennifer

who

liked

to participate in role play-

ing and board games.

Tower Gaming

The

Society of-

fered students a chance to

be around others lar

interests

in

v\

ith

simi-

entertain-

Âť


BKTA .SIGMA Prcllfcr,

Back

rln^

PHt, t-'roni row: Nicole Bade and Tanya Ttirailkill, Sherry Evans and Debbie Dannon,

(icrry

mcnl.

The group had Game Night the Friday ot the month and on every Wednesday. The group first

played a wide variety of games, ranging troni Monopol\

Dun-

lo

geons and Dragons,

"Our group was created

a leu

years hack." Robert Schneiiicrsaid.

"We

got together

relax

tt)

and ha\e

fun."

CHI

Brought together

I'Hl CHI JTonl ri.u Michelle Rogers: Bobbie Woodward: Tim Davis: Chris KniKson and Lori Puis. Row 2: Lisa Crouse: .Sandy t.arson; Carolyn Willis: Krisli Jacobs: Mall Noel; .Sue t.arson and Tcddi Hrd\, Row ^. Caria Huskcy; Rhonda Richards: Krisni V'.ni Winkle: .Andrea Rigjis, Slephanie Porter, Calhy Haas and C'arl.i I.ee. B.ick row: Paul Roberts: .Stac\ Schw alter; Jason

to "preserve,

conserve and enhance the native

and natural cinnonnicni." ihc River Club was a social

I

v

anil

11)2

en v

i-

ronnienially aware group.

"Our group basically got together and we talked

the environment."

"W

said,

awareness and

ahoLil

Whiiing:Frankhn Jones: Tim Champion and Join WiUlner.

Cvndi Wagner

c thd kuulraisers and par-

ticipated ui ihc .\i.lopt-A-llighwav "

plan

The

griiup |ilanlcd trees ant!

fishing tournament and

merous canoe

Tau

ilid

also had a

Ihev

road clean-ups.

w ent on nuI.I.I.OWSHIP OF THE TOWKR GAMING sOCII-.rV Ironl row: Sam l-'ra/ier: Michael lynumd: Chris Armiger and Michelle Vcr lloef. Back row: Robert Schneier: Ke\in Iniore: Chris Orion and Br.iil Mongar. I

trips.

Phi I'psilon. also a social

sorority, helped serve the conuiui-

I

I

nity.

The ments

had

sorority for

new

require-

strict

New

associates.

as-

sociates IurI to be second semester

sophiimores and have ciiniulative grade point averagesof

"We

at least

2..'^.

stress individual-

to

tried

ism," l.ibbie .McLelland, president,

"The purpose

said,

ot

Tau

Phi

was

and serve the

to huikl friendships

102 RIVl-RCLLIB. Ironl row: Joe Godfirnon: Shari

."'

communitv According

McLelland. Tau

to

Phi I'psilon had a great year.

They

held rush functions and throughout the

y ear,

tried to start other chapters

manv times

tried

our sororitv

we

to other

haven't had

Forrel said,

".-X

lot

to

spread

campuses, but

much

luck,"

Missy

of people, in-

cluding greeks, looked

because

Kclli Harpstcr; Rita Wallinga: .Susan Harrison: Riki Harrison tihierl:

and

S.ini

dow n on

us

we weren't recognized as a

2:

Richards:

T

o n y Mat'l SÂŤisher: Cyndi Wagner: Kyle Wallinga: David Kul/ and Byrt>n Vennink, Hack row: Curtis CJaus; Keith Corbin: David asicrla. adviser; John Dcran: Dave Bennell;

ShackeUord:

I

Mike Geiger: Chris Foster .tiid

national sorority."'

Row

W.tlhnga

Wallers: Connie

I]>an

of the sorority on inanv campuses,

"We

McDougal: Rebecca

Man

I])aiber.

The members of Tau Phi Upsilon had a positive outlook on their sororitv

's

had many

future, let

even though they

downs.

"Our group was

TAUPHItiPSII.ON.I-ronl row: Tnsa Ilelchall: Jane Stone; Robin Hiirtnian; S;ira

not recognized

McClelland; Melissa Dana Auriemma;

Forrel:

as part of the greek society," Forret said,

"But we had

faith that

one day

we would be considered as equals," Although the wide variety of groups offered on campus were of-

Jen Irlbeck and Kclli

t,ovill.

Row

Brandi

2:

Knslin

Farrar; finn

Hill:

McGinnis: Erin

Gray; Jennifer Dixon; Traci

McMulin: Mindy

Amy

Blair

and

Back row: Mickie Burks; Sherri Slater.

ten quite time-consuming, students

McCorkindale:

always found time

Dodson: Kendra Davis;

and

still

to get inv

have a great time.

olved

Julie

Smith;

Sandy Runyan: Tami

Amy

W'llmes and

Dawn

Milbum.

Special Interest 239


G

R

E

THROUGH THEIR NATIONAL PHILANTHROPIES, COMMUNITY SERVICE EFFORTS AND EXTREME CAMPUS PARTICIPATION.

E

Greeks Get Involved By

A

many

Jennifer Krai and Katie Harrison

students joined

Most greek organizations were

the greek organizations on a social

required to have a national cause,

Jthough

make

level to

friends and have fun,

they also learned that they could

give back as

from and

much

their group.

were

which they

devoted time,

to support with

commu-

tions throughout the year by hold-

ternities"

and campus involve-

many

ing

different special events

and fundraisers for the benefit of the

all

of the

positive aspects of the entire greek

community and

A N T H R O P

E S

"The Walk-AThon allowed us to

both supported the Special

OlymThe games, which were held

get a group of about

pics.

40 guys

in St.

Joseph

in the spring,

TKEs

gave the

240 Greeks

walk

to-

Chad

the opportunity

Nelson, Delta Sig president said. "It

inspiration to the competitors in-

provided our group

with unification to help also

gave us a

and a chance

to take

special

feeling." Melanie Griswold. Alpha president, said. "It

a break."

helped us see other people's

also organized an

and made us realize

We

couldn't

made

their

arm- wrest ling competition which

it

what they had

go through daily."

to

The Delta Sigs

show

our sadness, but

To

us realize

was then held

dur-

ing the spring. Al-

help raise more money, the

pha Phi Alpha also

organized both a basketball

contributed their

shoot-out and a body-building con-

share of time and

The Alphas had their annual carwash to bring in money to sup-

money by donating their chapter's funds to the March of Dimes charity.

test.

in the float competition.

to

gether,"

encouragement, support and

TKEs

Photo by Don Carrick.

tourna-

Such was the case for Alpha Sigma Alpha and Tau Kappa Epsilon, who

lifestyles

Homecoming. The Phi Miis

Softball ment.

special needs.

placed second

Walk-

adopted the same philanthropy.

"Being able

fliHit fur

Sigs participated in the National

chapter's annual

two groups found they had

volved.

the

contribu-

The Delta

their support to differ-

Alphas and

pomps

tions.

ent national groups, but occasion-

to lend

Fraiincloifer,

benefits of the fra-

A-Thon and their Kansas State

alls I

University.

Generally, the organizations

would give

system.

Dana

thropy.

Through national

individually to promote

Plii Mil.

na-

philanThe March

tional

of Dimes reaped the

ment, greeks worked together and

PHIL

same

uted to the

money and energy. Greeks raised money to support their organiza-

as they gained

local philanthropies,

nity service

charity or organization

Alpha also contrib-

port the Olympics.

Delta

Sigma Phi and Alpha Phi


.

Phi

Mu

GAMMA

ALPHA decided to contribute to

nizations in

Henrs Blessing; Eric Monson. Jiie Herlzog;

money

Allen Huhn. Kyle Rice und John Kussman. Row 2: Sieve Riesle; Carey Mel/; Mike Jackson; Mike Shields; Bohby tschbach; Brian Cook; 13ob Epiing; Hrin Jackson; Stewart

to. The Children's Telethon and Network Miracle supported were Hope Project

were devoted

through funds raised from an an-

campus-wide s\vim-a-thon. Raising mone> for the philan-

nual

thropies brought us

all

RHO.

Russell

Shields; Daniel Brincks;

not only one, but tw o national orga-

which lime and

row:

rcinl

1

Blessing and Dennis Townsend- Back rtnv: Joseph Jessen; Jason Winter;

closer to-

S dden Todd McCullough; Russ

John

gether and ga\ e us a good feeling,"

Paula Holtman, Phi Mu. said. !!

i

;

Ciirisiophcr

Shirley;

Hildehrand; Joe Mather;

was good

for

the middle of

everyone because all

the fim

in

Joe Turner and Joel Hein/eroth,

and games.

we took lime out to think of others."" -continued \

!

I

K A

\

II

LAMBDA.

Kixm;

I)a\is; K.

McGinnis

Maurice Taylor and Der\on Nash sing "Alpha Phi Alpha Has Too Much .Soul. "Alpha Phi .Mplui

Row

Phillips.

donated chapter funds

to the

Boggess;

1

Durini; the annual Greek Sing.

Jimathon

S.

1".

P. lister; Elliott;

P.

B. Zaner;C Dennis;

2;

R. Jako;

Heesc; K. Kooi and l!Lestad.

March of

A

K. Hebner.

;ind

Monson;

D.

P

I'

Lronl row:

Row

B. Vollink; E,

K. J.

Miller;

.V P.

Boycr; T.

Cnichelow; D, Steele; Ka\an; J. Oswald iind

Dimes. Pholo In Jon Brillon.

LconartI

K

.

Row

B odc

4: B.

J.

r S M. McEadden;

n h a ni e

Christcnsen;

J.

Bruner; ;

D. Jackson; R. Hansen; B.

C Hahn and N. Murawski. Back row; J. Arkteld;R,HoÂŤat;S.Semi;

Olson;

R. Schneider; C. Clevenger;

R. Ciraham; E. Shero; C. Kini^crv and N,

ALPHA

PHI

ALPHA

Harrcll; Joseph Johnson;

Enimack.

Eronl row: Jarrod Mark Pichon and

Jonathan Phillips,

ALPHA SIGMA ALPHA NEW ASSOCIATES. Eront row: Patricia Hagemann; Kim Zook; Jennie Hansen; Lisa Bakert; Jen Mosser; Kelli

Mahoncy; Stacy Barr and Heather Wiemar. Row 2: l.aural Stork; Heidi

Jessica Elgin;

Paden;

Shawn

Vehe; Brooke Walker; Heather Townsend and Mary Garrison. Back row: Julie Curtis; Kris Eastep;

Woods; Lori

Lisa

Clinginan; Caly Coleman;

Michelle Rogers; Anne

Hendricks and Denise Sliens.

Greeks 241


Involved By -continued

Sigma Phi Epsilon chose to help fight Lou Gehrig's Disease for more personal reasons. An alumni member's mother and an active member's mother had both fought the disease.

Donated

to the

was $4,000, which was ing a

Homecoming

marathon

that

straight days.

cause

raised dur-

teeter-totter

lasted

for three

Jennifer Krai and Katie Harrison

The Robbie Page Memorial, which raised money for playtherapy in hospitals, was the philanthropy chosen by Sigma Sigma Sigma. The Sigmas applied for a

brought smiles to our faces."

grant of $ ,000 from the National

had been diagnosed with the

Sigma Foundation and donated it to Children's Mercy Hospital. Sigmas also held raftles, a she-male

ease from

pageant and Valentine fundraisers

thon and a spaghetti dinner.

1

to raise

money

for the memorial.

"Working

To

Fibrosis.

Jersey.

St.

Jude Hospital

AKLs

their child

who dis-

New

money

raised

"Each month we money and wrote

we

in

for

by holding a bowl-a-

all

in

Todd Boggess

child said.

work

times wrote back to us.

adopted,"

chipped

a letter to the

lanthropy helped us to-

to

help out, each month

they adopted a different child

on our phi-

"They sent us a picture and if they were old enough, they someIt

was nice

who we were

gether and

to

made

us re-

helping."

alize

how

Speech and hearing impediments

fortunate

were the focus of the Delta Zeta's

we were,"

philanthropy work. Galludet Uni-

Angle

keep

in

touch with

Hopkins

versity and House Ear Institute were supported through funds

was

raised in various events. Shaleen

said. "It

neat to take

Roth said

a tour of the

was

hospital and

that early

involvement

a positive start for the future.

"If people

started getting in-

watch the

volved now, they would be more

kids

likely to stay involved later in life,"

little

play in the

playroom

Roth

said.

Delta Chis elected to support the

with the toys we

United

Way

grams

for their national service

helped raise

project.

money

to

with the Delta Zetas, provided a

A

and Head

Start pro-

Christmas party, held

buy. Seeing

merry Christmas for many under-

Alpha Kappa Lambda memhei'!> work hard to renovate their house. An estimated $40,000 would be put into the house for new siding, windows,

the smiles

privileged Maryville children.

sheerrock and a door heftirf the project was complete. Photo hv Chris

on

Tucker.

242 Greeks

Alpha Kappa Lambda chose

assist in the fight against Cystic

their

faces

"The Christmas party with

the

Delta Zetas was something that had


During the Sigma Phi Epsilon skit. Eric Shanoii sends a message lo the audience about iheir fundraiser thai was cancelled. The (rate rnit\ placed second in the competition.

Photo h\.lon Hritton.

been pa.sscd dow

Ihompson

n," Joe

i<now what kind of

said. "I did not

Christmas they (the ehildren) had, but lor .some of

was

them

it

(the

pany)

pretty neat."

Boost Alcohol Consciousness Concerning the Heahh of L'ni\erStudents

sity

(BACCHUS) was the

philanthropy

Gamma

that the

Sigma Tau

chapter supported.

was not a national was a chapter requirement." Carv Shiner, Sig Tau "Participation

requirement:

it

president, said.

COM Many

.\1

LI

\'

ITY

of the greek organizations

were also involved nity of

SF:R\'1CK

Mary ville

commu-

in the

as well as with

national organizations.

"By doing

local service, greeks

got a belter outlook on the nity

commu-

and the community got

a belter

outlook on us.' Dustin Biegler.

TKE

president, said.

.\dopting a highway was also a

popular way tor organizations to

become invoked w ith the community. Members of the organization got together to pick up

litier

and

debris on the road sides on a regular basis.

Another community project adopted by greeks its

v<,as

regular

\ is-

to area nursing facilities includ-

ing the Maryville Chateau and

Nodaway Nursing homes. -continued


^m^

Involved By -continued "Some organizations a

week and

and

came once

others set up appoint-

ments every once

in a while,"

Kim

staff appreciated the help

Jennifer Krai and Katie Harrison

w ith

children

"For the residents

it

was good

to

inter-

"Members

Heaton

said.

did things with

act with the older."

"They did bowling and bingo with the residents and other afternoon

"They didn't experience Their

activities."

dents" day and lightened the staffs

said.

The time and support given to the residents was appreciated by everyone involved. The residents en-

work load too." The Big Brother/Big Sister program was also a favorite activity

side of things

joyed the time spent with students

that

brightened the

many greek

resi-

organizations

they got to

sit

Head

because

Start

down and

play with

the kids." Shaleen Roth, Delta Zeta,

"We

also got to see the other

and

feel gratification

knowing we helped." Greeks enjoyed participating

have fun

because they were able

while serving as role models.

to

in

these programs with area children

The program lowed students

al-

to

when we

got excited

liked to participate in.

pro-

way

give back to the community.

have the younger generation

visits

Start

also a fa\orite

Heaton, Chateau employee, said.

that a lot.

Head

the

in

gram was

resident activities.

A

to

few greek organizations

in-

with the

creased their community involve-

younger generation

ment e\en further by joining the Mary\ ille Chamber of Commerce. Other community work done by greeks ranged from raking leaves

interact

by playing games.

watching movies or just

hanging

out.

"The guys liked to

really

the Big Brother pro"

gram

and painting,

to

food drives.

work with

,

Mike

CAMPUS INVOLVEMENT

Cauldwell. Phi Sigma Kappa

presi-

dent,

said.

"The

Another focus of greek life was campus involvement. Members of

kids

sometimes

the greek society participated in

good

Greek Week, Homecoming,

family lifeoralotof

intramurals and other campus-re-

money and it was nice for them to

lated

have a place

for them, the fraternities and sorori-

didn't have a

Gamma Rim members Neil Meseck. Jay Engle. Aaron Jaekson and Boh Chop pull Sigma Sigma Sigma Tina Jacobus in the chariot race during Creek Week. Photo bv Tonv Miceli. Alpha

244 Greeks

to es-

cape to and have a

ties

good time. Seeing the smiles on their

their

faces

worth

made

it

all

it."

Helping area

programs and events.

In a

week w hich w as set aside just

promoted involvement among

own

organizations and the

whole greek system. "During Greek

Week we were

able to interact with the other fraternities

and

sororities,"

Henry Bless-


DELTA ZETA ACTIVES #2. From row: Jean Dollard; Tiffany Wood; Krisa Nelson; .Andie Foral

and Tara Beaver. Row 2; Karen Slevens; Angle One; Mimi Arts; Tracy Dlckman; Jody Nielsen; Carrie McCorniick and Theresa Cannon, Row 3; Alyssa Schnack; Lisa

McCollum; Leslie Ticman; Stacey Johnson; Leah Schnare; Sheree Lynn and Susie Swiss.

Back row: Stacia Timmons;

Teri Schrocr;

Melissa Mark; Jennifer Sullon; Stacey Hulchens; Kathy Bcnda and Nickole Blani;enship,

DELTA ZETA NEW ASSOCIATES. Hmnl row: l.aura Girard; Karen Kirkland; Wendy Pearson; Marcy Dicknian and Janine Kohler

Row 2: Jessica Zimmennan; Kim Dersehcid; Christy Sif>ma Sii;ma Sii;mci Heidi

pares to kick the foolhall

Lime

in the

pre-

Lucas; Lavenia

Punt.

McMahon and Row y. Angela

Dew; Colecn Ix'c

Hawkins.

Davis; Tracey

Pass and Kick Intramural competition.

BiKiih; Jennifer Ncxlcs;

Photo h\ Ttmy Miceli.

Holder; Robin

Anne Ward and firin Anne Roseman; Hemck; JJ. Howartl;

Row

I3ahir.

Karric

ing.

Alpha

Gamma

Rho.

Carmen Hoag; Wendy

said. "It

was neat because we always got

4:

Harlow; Jennifer Heng and

to

Knsiy James. Back row Katie :

meet several new people."

Oscbiild; Kale Walthall;

Colleen Cummings; Becky

helping others as well as having a

Fctt; Jennifer

good time during Greek Week. A contest was held to see w hich organization could collect the most

issa

Crain and Mel-

Wyatt.

INTER-FRATERNlTY COUNCIL.

Front row: Lori

hich were given to

Macias. adviser; Jason

Also benetitting during the \seck

Dean; Clary Pilgrim; William Whvte and Steve Liivell. Row 2; Michael

clothing items

v\

the needy.

Caldwell; Matthew

were the children of Camp Quality, a

Amy

Burns; Angela McNerney;

The organizations spent time

camp

for cancer \ictims.

ing chair marathon

A

M

was held on

Tom

s

Week was

c k

;

Jamie

Mark Pichon;

Vieregger and Dustin

Heming;

Row

.3:

Jason

Pal Gibson; Scott

Chnstcnsen; Erik Schanou;

Trc\or Kooker; Chris Hailey; Mike (laffney and

Camp

Kent

Porterlleld.

Nomi

"Greek

i

Bicghler.

Quality.

B;ites;

Back row:

Sam

Sellers;

Adam

Courier; Todd Keiser; Ryan Walker; Jonathan Phillips and Tony

a time to rela.\

before finals, to have fun and get to

know

t

Scott Claude;

the

Courthouse Square, and while some greeks rocked, others collected money from passersby. The event raised over $600 for

o

McMurphy; Craig Hahn;

rock-

Ferris.

other people outside our or-

ganization." Lisa Stagenian, .Sigma

Sigma Sigma,

PANHLLLENIC COUNCIL. said.

Homecoming chance

to

\\

also ga\e greeks a

ork together to promote

Working on floats, house decs, clowns and \ariety show skits kept them busy before school

spirit.

Front row:

Leilani Greenfield; Linh Nguyen; Amy Huston; Dawn Emmons; Sherry Driver and Melissa Yancey. Back row: Jodi Bergren;

Jenny Endsley; Kalhy Bcnda: Julie Belik and Kris Eastep.

and during the week. Some organizations had trouble getting into the

swing of things throughout the week because of other problems they were dealing w ith. "It

was tough

to really

in\()l\ed because of the

we had u

ith

become

problems

the University wanting

-continued

Greeks 245


Involved By

provided organized sports for those

-continued to take

Phi

our house." Mike Caldwell,

Sigma Kappa,

said. "It really

threw us off balance because really

wanted

Some

we

to save our house."

organizations chose to door part of the

money which

nate

all

they

would have spent on

a float to the

Hurricane Andrew Relief Fund.

"Everyone was very supportive of the idea of using the

money we

ganizations attempted to secure

one team

least

in

each event and get

many members involved

as

sible to represent

at

as pos-

them. This system

helped groups to win points

in

com-

and also provided group

petition

in a

own

more about members in

organization and others

more relaxed environment.

"Intramurals gave

new members

a chance to

meet the actives with no

pressure,"

Amy

said.

Huston, Phi Mu,

"They were there

and get

to

know each

to

have fun

other, win-

ning was not the prime importance."

unity.

"We

finally realized that every-

compete

Through support from

their na-

Jeff Roe.

TKE vice president,

"Intramurals provided better per-

greater understanding of the ben-

sonal growth and chapter stand-

efits

said.

lot

"A

would

float

of work and

the

Smf

relief

Intramusports

ral

be a Greek" during Greek Week. Their efforts gave

Greek Sing competition.

teams

in

each event

because of a lack of participants. This

was all

philanthropies, the local

community and

the

campus,

of helping others and

a

commu-

Della Sigma Phi alumnus Lariy Garcia and President Chad

ofEdiicatii m and Alumni, presented to thefraternity. Tlienew charter replaced the one mined in the the original Delta Sig house.

1 9S(S fire

that destroyed

Photo by Tony Miceli.

Delta

Chis.

greek orga-

plenty of interested

nizations.

members.

"We

who had

had enough

country

guys

competition to

and

wally-ball,

fraternity,"

to participate

in all

of the events

to support the

these sports

John Zimmer, Delta Chi.

were

a great

said.

way

to

re-

said.

tional

not the case at

for the

among cross

improve,"

Nelson display the charter Tony Blanton. National Director

were an-

From

Members of Tau Kappa Epsilon sing "Everybody Wants

Some chapters found themselves

other popuactivity

to

ing""

struggling to place

fund."

lar

246 Greeks

pete on an upper-varsity level. Or-

get to know their

drew." Melinda Roesch. Alpha

float to help

we felt better about spending our money on

in the

com-

those affected by Hurricane An-

Sigma Alpha,

Pliolo b\ Scott Jeiison.

did not wish to

to

have been a

them a first-place fiiush

who

students

one had

had budgeted for a

to

Jennifer Krai and Katie Harrison

Intramurals way

lieve stress

acted as a

after a long

relieve stress for

day

of

class.

They

many greeks. It was a way for them to

to

,*>I||Ih4'H


:

MU ACTIVES #1. From row: Stephanie PHI

Dave Walden Sigma

Tail

carefully skates at the

Gamma skating party Rush

Spaulding; Slacy Boring;

Michelle Phillips and An-

Row

drea Copple.

Amy

2:

function. Skate Country hosted the

Huston; Loree Sheldon;

function. Photo by Jon Britton.

Mary Higginbotham;

Amy

Davis; Jennifer

Kellogg; Tina Gaa; Lori

Weslercamp and

Krisline

Reedy. Row

.^

Jan

;

Tincher; Kelly Gragg;

Kim

Vogel;

Sarah

Vanover; Danna Scott; Jenny Haines; Heather Schuring and Kelli Julianelle. Back row Julie [â&#x20AC;˘'astcnau; .Xngela Day; Siephunie Schneider; Amy La/ar; Stephanie :

Amy

Taylor;

Caldwell;

Deana Jackson; Jen Nelson and Mary Franks.

MU ACTIVES

PHI

#2.

Front row: Jennifer Gre-

Denae Weiss; Kerry

gory;

Haley; I.eigh Gerken. An-

Thomas; Jennifer

gela

Jones; Shcri Fischer and

Row

Carla Holies.

2:

Monica Nauss; RacAnn Archdekin; Judith Stark; Jennifer Grant; Christina

Michels; Kerry Koenig;

nity

service

members of and four

These

was gained by

the

the nine fraternities

sororities at Northwest.

activities

were an

outlet for

Jenny E n d s

I

e

and

\

Marianne Clapper. Row ^: Pam Dunlap; Julie Duro; Andrea Chase; Tammy

Powers; Michelle Beckham; Lori

Flaig;

energy, provided a feeling of satis-

Shurmyn Burke and

faction by helping others and gave

LaurccCrozicr. Back ro\A: Stacs Fmk; Michaela Butler; Kristin Bryon and

a sense of unity by working together. Participation in these activities,

plus the

work which was

ready done for their tions, assisted the

ing toward

more

own

in

work-

positive images

for themselves on a local and tional v\hi!c

level.

being

na-

Greek.s proved that

in social

organizations

pro\ ided several fun acti\

those involved,

it

ities

for

also required

spending time helping those need. For

al-

organiza-

greeks

many members

in

of these

organizations, a great sen.se of ac-

complishment and a swell of pride

was gained from

it.

Melissa Wiedmaicr.

MU NEW

PHI

ATES.

ASSOCI-

Front row: Lucy

Caputo; Julie Wecse; Jen-

Owens; Christina Cunningham; Shana Slye and Maggie Petersen. Row 2: Lana Strohman; Jolene Trapp; Shannon O' Riley; Kelly Johnston; Jennie Goodrich; l.<iri Squires; Knstin Hrdlick;t; Kini Seek nifer Stiens; Christy

Kan Walsh;

Lynnc Fishier. Row ^. Shelly Haines; Rachel Brown; BrendaCntcl; Sus;in

;uid

Sherlock; Shelley l.aing; Astra Palevics; Holly Bolon

and Briana Miller, Back row Stacey Grindle; Karmen Ne\els; Laura Watenttan;

Dana Fraundorter; Call Clutter, Jill

Taylor. Jenny Griflilh

and Jolinda

PHI

Spreityer.

SIGMA KAPPA. W. Germer;

Front row:

T.

Tysver; M. Caldwell; T.

Kooker and

Keiser; T.

Row

R.

J.

Bavaro; Armstrong:

C. Jaennette;

W. Whyte:

R

K

Foos.

C. Kincaid;

2: B.

Peterson;

Leeper.

adviser and R. Leeper. ad-

Row 3: K. Kolka; M. Bartmess; B. Burrows; S.

viser.

Hurley; B. McBrayer; B. Schuster;

M. Turner and

D. Johnston.

Row

4:

D.

Shaw; N.Slom;B. Nation; T. Hays; D. Flynn; R. Ruble; T. Fisher and C. Schuster. Back row: J.

Pomrenke;

J.

Brinker; K.

Clark; T. Vandcrpool; B.

Murrell;

J.

Swanson;

Beckman and

S.

P. Miller.

Greeks 247


FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES ARE RECOGNIZED FOR

THEIR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENTS WITH

Award-Winning Letters By

s

landing out

rising

in a

crowd and

above others was a key con-

cept for

many

college students. For

greek organizations philanthrofundraisers and activities

pies,

played an important role

in

helping

awards. These awards helped identify the

ments.

from national chapters, through Greek Week and those awards won during

them be recognized on campus.

The end work paid

off for

many of

Homecoming.

the

groups through national and local

portant part in the Delta Zeta soror-

Week. Through their national chap-

TKEs won

awards for Overall Greek Games

within the state,

Champion, Most Spirtied Greek Week Song and Outstanding Ban-

helped motivate

ner were captured.

State

Day, a day

con-

Outstanding Greek Organization

tinue to strive to-

and Outstanding Greek Male were

wards excellence.

awarded

to

the

awards helped mo-

to the

Sig Eps also were recognized by

Manpower Award for activating 90 per-

honor to win them,"

cent of their pledges and the Excel-

our members

their national chapter with the

Cup Award,

sior

"They

given for health and well-being.

also encourto strive to-

The Sig

ward winning again

Eps said that by

ne.xt year."

National awards

won during Day

State

included: Phi-

lanthropy Award,

Recording Secre-

Lamp

tary

and

tor.

Former

Edi-

Presi-

dent Darla Ideus

won

striving to

w

n

i

awards

it

helped define

their group.

"People

the presti-

joined for

gious Miss Provi-

the orga-

play

dence Award which recognized

nization not the

foosball. The Phi Sigs held a pizza party during spring

her overall out-

material-

standing academics

istic

also

Slater,

Rush

Matt

to

Piillin.

Ryan Wilson and Nick

encourage men

to join.

Sloin

Photo by Jon

Britton.

award

Jodi Bergren said.

aged us

anive. Phi Sigma Kappas Greg

Sigma Phi Epsilon Week. The

chapter during Greek

because it was a real

tivate

pizzci in

a recruitment

award and also the Superior Chapter Award. During Greek Week, the

that

Annual

"Winning

Waiting for

also excelled

recognized outstanding chapters

ity.

members

248 Greeks

Tau Kappa Epsilon

through their national chapter through winning awards for Greek ter the

National awards played an im-

result of all the hard

and leadership.

groups and their achieve-

Awards won included those

Jennifer Krai

1

1

val-

the national


ues," to

Mike Wolbert

said.

have every active on

"We tried one

at least

committee."

The Sigma Tau Gamma chapter was awarded the Most Impro\ed Chapter and Man of the Year awards from

their national chapter.

Although the chapter was small, through the Uni\ ersity the Sig Taus

n ^ ^

<f^^ i^ ri

ru

SIGMA

PHI EPSILON. From roÂŤ Manhew Kaslel; Eric Sipcs; Mark Lehan; Jamie McMurphy; Nate Davis. Chris Portz and :

^_r>

Row

Brian Gearv.

2:

Joe

Scon Ferguson; Sieve Hoover; Kitilpen Raineri;

Tingpalpong; James Herauf. ad\iser; Travis Sluckey; Breni Morris; Chris Mo/.ga; and Tom

Row

Henry.

Mike

3:

Jenkins; John Murray; John

won

also

the Unity

Award

for par-

Roush; Michael Lucido;

Tim Broemmer; Corey

ticipation.

Sigma Sigma Sigma was

also

recognized for their outstanding

work during

During

Ryan Dahlgaard; Jason

group was

Lombs; Dennis King. Jason

the year.

Greek Week

the

Crawford; Kascy Peterson and Michael Wolbcri. Back row: link Schamm; Jclf Brenner; Tom Vieregger;

Sloner and Aarin Esler.

awarded: Outstanding Greek Organization. Outstanding

l{ducation

Program. Outstanding Philanthropy

Work and

GPA

Highest

for

To achieve awards, individual members

the activ es and pledges.

these

worked together as a team step above the rest.

"We

had a good

uho

to stay a

SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA ACTIVES

Becky Wing anii Dawn Emmons. Row 2: Bell;

Stephanie Williams; Amy Janec/ko; Tina Jacobus;

Jodi

group of

di\ erse

From row:

#1

Lisa Sanders; Jennifer Noller; Rachel Pelcrson; Lisa Slageman; Jenny

Herrera; Leslie

Hag an and Leilani GreenTield. Row Joy .^:

Salmon; Irene Paul; Stacy

strived to

work together

common

goals," Kristi

Froscheiser; Cassie Peel;

Hav\ ley said. "Winning the awards

Ashley Browning and Kristin Quinley. Back row: Rachel Stcnberg;

girls

()

to

achieve

gave us a goal and confidence

to set

t

I

m

a n n

Julie

;

goals higher and work to achieve

Allison Jones; Barbara Daup; Tina Hike; Mich-

them."

elle

An award

Oulstandmg Advi-

for

Rem DeYoung;

i

ck

Jill

Becky

;

Kroenke

and Tresa Breedlove.

Duane

sor.

nize the nitv

.

Jewell, helped recog-

Alpha

Gamma Rho

frater-

The group helped those

ested in agriculture decide

wanted a future

in

inter-

if

they

an agriculture.

"We could take a person who was interested in getting into an ag related field

one dav but

no interest

,

in

ihev had

if

agriculture

we

-continued in from of Roberta Hall as they anxiously await their new

Delia Zeuis rally

members on Bid Day. Delta Zeta sorority

reached their

qoiita. hrini>ini; in

new members. Photo hy Jack

SIGMA SICiMA SIGMA ACTIVES

#2. Front row:

Cindy Swenson; Cheryl Slalone; Jennifer Eckert;

Chris Heimann; Lisa

Anderson; Michelle Bennington and Jamie Lowrance. Row 2: Heidi Lowe; Michele Hacketi; Lissa Hernandez; Ann Ford; Angle Hopkins; Michelle Chrislensen; Krista Terry and Cari Miller- Back row: Tracy Lyie; Krisly Loft; Linda

Boehm;

Julie Belik; Krista

Strawderman; Jenny Gralias; Knsti Haw ley and Laurie Dmgsverih.

40

Vnni^ht.

SIGMA SIGMA SIGMA

NEW ASSOCIATES B Limbach; B. Boehner; A, Blackburn and J. Goodman. Row 2: L. Nguyen; D. Read; L. Chapm; I.- Stagcman; J. Front row

;

French: V Chapman; J. Hart and H. Lawless. Row }:

H

Jenkins; S. Nicnhuis;

Kirkpatrick; L. Foos;

A.

K

Truelove; A. Bleich;

S.

Knigge and K. Herron.

Row

4: T. Novak; C. Haney; D. Davis; A.

Bentzinger; K. Hawkins;

H

.

Williams;

M

.

O'Connor and J.Norman. Back row: K, Bennerolte; M. Smith; S. Thompson; C. Eckles; S. Staker; J. Biga; V. Carter and N.

Ottmann.

Greeks 249


Letters By -continued

of preserving humanity and schol-

Monson

couldn't take them," Eric

Phi

Sigma Kappa

tinual dri\e

cited a con-

toward quality

in

work-

ing to achieve as a key motivator for

them. The group

won

awards recognizing

their outstand-

ing

member

national

recruitment and phi-

lanthropy work. The Phi Sigs also

were recognized with the Overall Parade Supremacy award and first

won

place for their float in the

Homecoming

parade.

strived to preserve

Barker

sure the individual

the rest by stressing the importance

was sound acain the humani-

demically and sound

service to the

Homecoming week

marked

the 25th anniver-

The group,

1967. focused

Homecoming

much of

time on prepar-

ing a barbecue for alumni and na-

representatives.

Members

looked forward to the

festivities

tional

tive fraternities

secret

fra-

Non-secre-

were those with no

passwords or handshakes.

pus activities and were credited

sary of their chapter.

their

ternities in the nation.

The AKLs were involved

Delta Sigma Phi stood apart from

in

only one of two non-secretive

view while stressing

the rest during

as they

unique group because they were

community."

tarian point of

founded

Alpha Phi Alpha stood out from

humanity

most righteous form," Chris said. "We wanted to make

in its

placement copy."

Alpha Kappa Lambda was also a

arship.

"We

said.

Jennifer Krai

in

cam-

with the most participation for the

Bloodmobile. During Greek

won

they

first

Week

place in the chariot

race.

Although the group was small,

was

it

the quality not the quantity that

mattered.

"We

were smaller

in

our members did not

number and feel like just

because they received a new charter to

replace

the one that

was

d e

-

stroyed.

"Our original charter lost

was

when

our house

burned down," Chad NelDuring a Delta tion,

Clii siiiiiii;

Jon McGitire

tries to

Rush funcscore wliile

Chris Manchester and active Barhart protect their goal

in

a

hockey. Photobv Tony Miceli.

250 Greeks

Kirl^

game of

son said.

"During Homecoming we received a

re-

Meiuhers of Alpha Sigma Alpha gather together for their gronp A highlight of the year was ihiring the Variety

picture on Bill Day.

Show when union

"

their skit

placedfirst

"Lavente and Sirley's Homecoming Re-

in the sorority division.

Photohy Scott Jciison


another number; the\ were a face,"

Kevin Koon

said.

Overall Parade Supremacy was

won during homecoming bs

Mu

the Phi

sorority.

"We

had such a wide range of

people and we

all

in

fit

some-

where," Mary Lynn Higginbotham said. "We were not a bunch of cliques, but instead

we were

a

bunch of individuals working together to accomplish the same

award given

to the

most out-

standing chapter on campus. Also,

Alphas decided against the

Homecoming

tra-

float for

by not building a

ditional

the

Kuri Osmundson and Cary Shiner. Row 2; Frank Anzalone; Paul Sloll; Ja-

Mayberry: Brian

son

Wodike; Chad Ferguson

Sigma Alpha sorority was awarded the Crown of Excellence, which was Nationally, the Alpha

the

Front row: Jeff Hoover;

Brumbaugh; Mike

goals."'

the

SIGMA TAU GAMMA.

and

Tom

}:

Thad

Todd IDeBuse;

Butler;

Dave Walden; Rick Thompson; Nate Carter; Jerald Prater and Ken Hallsion. Back row: Ray

Mo

r e y C h r s ^) p h e r Kates. Chris Arnies; Rich1

;

t

i

ard Alt; Fddie Alice; Kelly l-ocke; Michael

parade.

Row

Bales.

Carl Sehleutermann;

Loperand

David Mvers.

"Instead of doing a float, they do-

nated the

Andrew

money

victims,"

to the

Hurricane

Amanda

Blecha,

TAU KAPPA EPSILON

adviser, said.

ACTIVF;S. Front row: K.

The Delta Chi

fraternity

was

rec-

ognized for their leadership. They

were voted as outstanding campus leadership and

member

involve-

Malick; D. Bieghler; L. Hornberg; T. Kraaz; B.

Mamott; M. Reiff and McClintock. Row 2: Krabbe; J.

ment,

in

community

service and

were well-rounded." John

Ferris said.

"We

had

varsit\

ath-

and student senators." Joining greek organi/ati(ms

letes

helped

many

students feel like they

w ere part of a group of students that worked toward imprming themselves, the campus and the wiirld around them. Recognition and served as motivation for

awards

members done

to surpass

in the past.

Felttui;

J.

J,

J.

Sloan;

Donniui; K.

S.

Frankenberger; T, Hollen

and B. Mcvcrs. Row .1: T. Hurlev; S 'Sellers; 7. Per-

intramural programs.

"We

T, Clites;

what they had

Although the greek

S, Pulliam; J McCabe; Bunis;R,l)cVncsandJ.

due. F,

Poynter. son;

Row

Hcndershot:

Gudc

4:

Stone;

J.

.tnd

J,

S

R. J.

Thomp-

Wait; T.

Boucher; F. Ward- Back

row: H. Wilson; A.Galati;

Turney; C. Richards; Noecker; D. DiMarlino;

Gibson

iuid R,

Nonhup.

J.

1..

P.

ad-

\iser.

TAV KAPPA FPSILON NEW

ASrow: Luke Mar/en; Mike Essam; Gary Eastep; Robert Purviance; Matthew Barry and James .Anderson, Back row Jeff

SOCIATES.

1-ront

:

organizations operated as individual

members, they were

re-

Wilson; Jon Freed; Bryant Hunter; Michael Edge; Scott Norlen and Ke\in Spiehs.

minded "No Matter the Letters, We Are All Greeks Together."

Greeks 251


kQplE Although we were here goals,

to reach similar

we all had our own way of getting things

done, which was often to our advantage.

It

seemed

as if

everyone played a part in

campus events and activities, but those behind the scenes

made everything come

When we ransacked the materials,

somebody Thanks

tered books.

tem we did not have to retrieve

registrar

our

saw

it

library for research

else reshelved the scatto the

campus mail

sys-

to trek to the Post Office

letters

to

together.

and packages and the

that

we were

not held in

suspense as grades for the fall semester arrived

Scott Bopp, Michelle

Wright and Mike Bacich enjoy an Extra

at

our homes just before Christmas.

Value Meal together at

McDonald's. The

Some

of us were more visible than others,

taurant offered food specials regularly

but whether

we were Bobby

res-

and

Bearcat, a night students flocked to the

custodian or a student instructor,

we each

establishment to indulge in a cheap meal.

made

252 People Division

a difference in our

own way.

Photo bv Jon Brilton.


People Division 253


Students help others with

their difficult

classes while gaining experience for

themselves as Student

The thought of repeating

.

experience of being

that the

may have been

an SI offered him a chance to learn, while

a frightening thought to some, but to student

doing something he enjoyed and helping oth-

instructors

it

was

a

way

to contribute to the

ers.

student body while gaining valuable teaching

experience. Si's offered

academic assistance

to stu-

The

enjoyed being able

Kooi

to help,"

enjoyed the one-on-one and

I

said.

liked the

interaction with the students."

Others looked upon being an SI as a way to reaffirm the knowledge they had gained in

risk" classes.

classes labeled high-risk were courses

had a 30 percent drop or

that

"I "I

dents enrolled in what were considered "high-

failure rate for a

earlier classes. role

They

also

saw themselves

as

models who promoted learning to others.

holding extra study sessions and answering any questions students might

They were living examples that students could make it through "high-risk" classes. Lori Hartman thought the experience was something special because not everyone was

have. Si's were not necessarily majors in the

chosen

area they taught, but had taken the course

"I

semester.

The

Si's assisted students

by taking notes

in class,

before and done well.

to

be an

SI.

have learned a

and

lot

it

has

made my

upper-level government classes easier by

Sitting in an extra class

may

not have been

most pleasant experience, but

the

it

was im-

portant to the Si's and to the students they

going back

was

to the basics,"

really kind of

Hartman

Hartman's SI experience went beyond toring and having study sessions

Kevin Kooi found being an SI fulfilled his work component as well as giving him expe-

adviser. Dr.

"Being an education major, students had a

said. "It

an honor."

assisted.

rience in his major.

David McLaughlin,

tu-

when

her

for

two

left

weeks to go abroad. During this time Hartman was given the opportunity to instruct

two of

six class periods

by giving

A guest

'He is not agovemment major, but he can help

quizzes and reviewing class material.

me

speaker and lecturer was on hand during the

out" attitude,"

Kooi

said.

Kooi enjoyed government class when he took

and was eager

it

to help other students

w ith their learning experience. He spent three hours each week in Dr. Robert Dewhirst's Introduction to American Politics class

Government and

and took notes to use during his

study sessions. "I

felt

that

point,"

Kooi

enough

to

why Sue Ann Bollinghouse.

I

MBA

Shawna Conner. Counseling/Guidance Gordon Fernando, Finance Coursen,

Brian Cox.

MBA MBA

Joe DuFrain. History

Brenda Else. Physical Ed.

Greg Jones, Health/Physical Ed. Saravana Karuppiah,

MBA

Stephanie Mcintosh, Music Ed. Eric Scott, Psych. /Counseling

remaining class times. "I

gave quizzes and went over them on both

Wednesdays," Hartman did not

make me very

Whether rial

Si's

said. "It

probably

popular."

were giving quizzes or

tuto-

sessions, their time paid off not only for

the students they helped with classwork, but

government was

said. "I

thought

I

my

knew

strong it

well

be able to help people. That was

chose Dewhirst's class."

Stacey Calfee, Elem. Education

254 Graduates

.

Kooi thought

a class in order to

help others learn the material

Amy

.

for themselves as well.

The experience they

gained was invaluable and the students they helped seemed grateful.

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As 8 a.m. drew near and class was about to begin, students who were just not morning people found many ways of .

.

.

What is your favorite thing to wear to an 8 a.m. class?

1

Sweats

2.

Sweatshirt and jeans

3.

Leggings and sweatshirt

4.

Jeans and a hat/cap

5.

Tennis shoes

Source: A random survey of 150 students in

November and December

1992.

Opting to crawl out of bed and attempting to make it to class on time, Clerissa Udey laces up her sneaker while dressing before rushing out the door to her 8 a.m. class. Students were often more concerned about convenience and comfort than about making a fashion statement when it came to

dressing for an early morning class. Photo bv Russ Weydert.

Caria Degase, Psych./Bio. Industrial Tech. Connie Dentlinger, Elem./Early Child. Ed. Melinda Dodge, Journalism George Dousharm, Physics Shari Dreessen. Broadcasting Ann Drevlow, Eleni. Education Sherry Driver. Psychology

Ronald DeJamette.

Lauri Duff, Accounting

Dugger. Psychology Pamela Dunlap. Social Science/Sec. Ed. Joseph Dvorak, Psychology Blaine Eastridge, Geography Corey Eaton. Physical Ed. Lori Eck. Undecided Julie

Kelly Edmister, Sociology Allison Edwards. Journalism

Michelle Eisele, Fam.

&

Env. Resources

Jackie Eivins, English Danny Eness, Social Science

Brad

Fairfield.

Broadcasting

Justin Farrell. Marketing

Michelle Fawcett, Personnel Mgmt. Lisa Felton, English/French

John Ferris, Geography Brad Filger, Ag. Business

Andrea Fine. Chemistry/Sec. Ed.

f^

Michael Finney. Comp. Science Ange Fisher, Physical Therapy

Donnie Fitzgerald, Social Science/Sec. Ed. Shelly Fitzgerald, Elem./Early Child. Ed. Elem./Middle-Jr.High Ed.

Kristi Flaherty,

256 Seniors

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David Flynn, Social Science/Sec. Ed. Lori Ford. Psychology Traccy Ford. English Melissa Forret. Personnel Mgnu./Psych. Christian Foster, Wildlife Ecol. & Cons. Alan Francis. Agronomy Randy Francis, Ag. Busisness

Mary Franks. Broadcasting Mendi

Frasher. Broadcasting Robert Freestone. Broadcasting Andrew Frerking. Social Science Brian Frischmeyer, Agronomy

Julie Froscheiser. l-lcm./Middle-Jr.

Nancy Shona

Amy

High Ed.

Fulk. Accounting

Fulton. Elem. Education Furlong. Pre-Optometry

Kirk Gaa. Geography Robert Gannan, Agronomy Timilyn Gardner. Marketing Kimberly Garton, Government Jenifer Gathercole. Journalism Julie Gaul. Accounting Heidi Gehrman. F^nglish Jill Gibson. Physical Ed,

Michael Gilliam. Comp. Mgmt. Sys. JulieGlick. Elem./I., Dis. Ed, Daniel Goett. Industrial Tech. Don Gran/m. Broadcasting Carrie Green. Int'l Business Marci Gregg. Recreation Stewart Griffin. Geography Melanie Grisv^old. Int'l. Business

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Tracey Gross, Psychology Gina Gruhn. Finance Julie Gruhn, Flem./Middle-Jr High Ed. Dina Guarino. Text. Apparel & Furnishing

Shannon Guest. Psych. /Physical Ed. Kevin Gullickson. Music Ed. Michelle Gunsolley. Art

Glenda Gustin, Journalism Philip Gustin. Mathematics/Conip. Science

Mark

Guthrel, Geography Brad Guthrey, Geography

Chad Hackmann, Government Christopher Hagan. Broadcasting

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Dorothy Hagan, Geology Dustin Haines. Biology William Hallock, Business Ed.

Ryan Hamilton. Comp. Science

fl

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Scott Hansen. Public Relations Cynthia Hanson, Social Science

Mark Hanway, Geography Michael Hardy, Geography Jarrod Harrell, Soc. /Criminal Justice Lori Hartman. Government Dawn Hascall, Music Ed.

Vikki Hascall, Elem./Early Child. Ed.

Todd Heck, Agronomy Donna Heckman, Accounting Karen Heiman, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Milissa Heller. Music Ed.

Deborah Henderson, Psychology Jodi Herrera, Public Relations

Joe Hertzog. Agriculture

Steven Her/berg, Social Science Bruce Hill. Industrial Tech. Peg Hines. Broadcasting Kristie Hobbs. Elem. Education Lisa Hoerman. Accounting

Melissa Holcomb. Psychology Jennifer Holdiman.

Geography

Tad Holm. Zoology Stephen Holmes. Accounting Jeffrey Hoover. Broadcasting

Bridget Horan, Psych./Bio. Sara Hosford, Journalism Corey Hoth, Geography

Kevin Houlette, Accounting Teddi Hrdy, Marketing Lisa Hubka, Political Science

Seniors 257


Darcy Huebert. Accounting Shirley Huffman. Finance Jennifer Hullinger, Social Science

William Humphreys, Accounting Beth Hurley. Finance Trent Hurley. Marketing Caria Huskey, Elem./Early Child. Ed. Stacey Hutchens, Finance

Wendi

A

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OJl

Ides, Public Relations

Tabetha Inlow. Bus. Industrial Tech. Terri Irons, Physical Ed-

Tina Irons. Recreation Kristi Jacobs. Office Info. Sys.

Kelly Jaeger. Text. Apparel & Furnishing Kim Janky. Special Ed. Michael Jenkins. Social Science

& Env. Resources Cynthia Jensen. Elem. Education Pamela Jensen. Chemistry Michael Jessee. Philosophy Andrea Johnson. Broadcasting Darin Johnson. Business Mgmt. James Johnson. Zoology LeAnn Johnson, Music Ed

Pamela Jenkins, Fam.

Lorraine Johnson, Elem./Early Child. Ed. Kay Johnson-Hendren. English Karisnia Jones. Business Mgmt. Karilyn Joy, Industrial Tech ./Drafting Grant Kabrick. Theater Debra Karas. Journalism Terry Kam. Wildlife Ecol. & Cons. Judy Karsteter. Public Relations

Kavan, Psych./Bio. Keefer. Marketing Johannes Kelimen, Personnel Mgmt. Michelle Kellar. Psychology Joel

Kim

Jennifer Kelly. Geography Karen Kemna. Public Relations/Speech Kristen Kerr. Child Dev. Karen Kirkland, Business Mgmt.

mm.

f

Danelle Koch. Public Relations

Shevon Koger. Business Mgmt. Masaaki Komine, Economics Trevor Kooker. General Mgmt. MonYee Kow, Finance Lynnette Krambeck. Elem. Education Tami Kreienkamp, Geology Paul Kuehnenian. Accounting

Timothy Lackey. Molecular Bio.

Kim

&

Furnishing Landis, Text. Apparel Andrew Lane. Social Science Leland La Rose. Industrial Arts Sandy Larson. Ag. Business Sue Larson. General Ag.

Pengkeong Lau. Finance Brad Lawson, Psychology Carla Lee. Business Mgmt. Mindy Lee. Public Relations Chee Fei Leong. Finance Kellie Levis. Marketing Jennifer Lewis. Biology

Wan

Lim. Personnel Mgmt. Vivian Ling. Finance Danya Linneman, Geography Lori Littleton. Physical Ed.

Chnstine Lockhart, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Channon Loffredo, English/Philosophy Falenaoti Loi-On. Economics Claudia Lokamas, Journalism Jacqueline Long. Business Jamie Long, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Jennifer Long, Elem./Early Child. Ed

Wendy

Mona Long. Art Tracy Lykins. Journalism Patrick Lynch. Speech/Theater Angela Lyons, Marketing Connie Magee, English/Geology Patrick Mahoney, Broadcastms; Kevin Malick, Marketing Mgmt Markle, Text, Apparel & Furnishing

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When money

begins to run out and there

no new supply

in

sight,

become

students

very creative as they start

is

.

.

.

\J

What do you say to get money out of your parents?

buy books

1

Need

2.

Simply ask

3.

Need

to

pay

4.

Need

to

buy school

to

bills

supplies 5.

Beg

6.

Need

7.

Having car trouble

8.

Need

to pay tuition

to

buy personal

items 9.

Need gas money

Source: A random survey of 150 students in

November and December

1992.

Hoping to get a cash advance from his parents, Franl< Hohn reviews his budget while glancing over his checkbook as he discusses his finances with his parents over the phone. When there was nowhere else for students to turn they often found themselves calling home for a loan when their Finances ran short. Photo by Tonv Miceli. Paul Markovich. Public Relatiiins Kristi Markt. Accounting Holly Martin, Zoology Rodney Martinez, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Teresa Mattson, Journalism

Melissa Maxwell, Music Ed. Lorri

May, Music

Evelvn Maver, Molecular Bio. Beth'McCa'll, English

Diana

McCoUum.

Biology

Mindi McCoy, Art Ed Rhonda McDonald, Physical Ed. Rebecca McElwee, Psychology Knstin McEnaney. Ag. Business Marc McFall, Psychology

Seniors 259


.

When

some pick-up lines take the cake. While some were sincere, others were unbelievable. Oh it

comes

to corny,

.

What

is

.

.

the best pick-up line

you have heard/used? 1

"Was your father a thief? He must have stolen the stars from the sky

them

in

and put

your eyes."

2.

your ankle isn't broken. Why? Because you must have fallen from Heaven."

3.

"Shall

"I'm surprised

I

call

you

fast, or shall

4.

I

for break-

just

nudge

"Are your feet tired? just wondering,

I

was

because

you have been running through my mind all night."

5.

"Do you

like

bacon with

your breakfast?"

Scott Huegenich tries to spark a conversation with Tessa Nagel while they

hang out at the Palms. was not easy for students to meet members of the opposite sex at the bars, so they often tried out pick-up lines, and although some were dry and overused, others were successful in achieving a good laugh. Photo by Tony Miceli.

Source: A random survey of 150 students in

November and December

It

1992.

Amanda McHenry, Elem/Early

Child. Ed, Danielle Mcintosh. Marketing Diana McManigal. Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. James McMurphy, Social Science/Sec. Ed.

Deina Menke. Marketing Molly Mercer. Graphic Design

Christy Mesik. Marketing Mgnit. Dana Messner. Personnel Mgmt. Julie Michael, Comp. Mgmt. Sys. Scott Milinkov, Broadcasting Debra Miller, Broadcasting Jennifer Miller. Fam. Env, Resources

&

260 Seniors


Lance Miller. Geography Marcia Miller. F.lem./L. Dis. Ed. Destins Moneysmilh. Comp. Mgnil.

.Sys.

Trac\ M(Mire. Broadcasting Karen Morast. Geography Shanygne Mortimore. Music Hd. Sherry Moss, Text. Apparel & Furnishing Darren Muckey. Recreation

Barbara Murphy. Eleni./Early Child. Ed. Den on Nash. Business Mgmt. Chad Nelson. Finance Melissa Nesiel. Elem./Early Child. Ed. Chi-Ming Ng. Comp. Science Akenese Nikolai. Sociology Joseph Niswonger. Social .Science/.Sec. Ed. Kris O' Riley. Corporate Recreation

Becky Olsen. Text. Apparel

&

Furnishing

Elizabeth Ols<in. Marketing Kurt Osmundson. Broadcasting Shearon Olio. Business Mgmt.

Michelle Page. Elem./Early Child. Ed. Darin Parker. Vocal Music Ed. Tahatha Pawling. Comp. Mgmt, Sys. Andrea Payne. History Carri Pegues. Psych./Soc. Spencer Perkins. Industrial Tech. Thomas Perkins. Social Science Jenniler Petermcicr. Psychology

Chris Peters.

Comp. Science

Matthew Petersen. Ag. Business Jodi Peterson. Office Into. Sys. Robin Peterson. Elem. Education

Jonathan Phillips. Public Relations Michelle Phillips, hit'l. Business Laura Pierson. English Jennifer Plagge. Elem. /Jr. High Ed. Malthew Pollard. General Ag. Stephanie Porter. Psychology Potter. Music Ed. Kathleen Prichard. Biology/ Sec. Ed.

Su/anne

Ann

Prouty

.

Accounting

Prasanan P.T. Kannan. Comp. Mgmt. Sys. Lea Pua. Finance Shawn Pulliam. Social Science Patrick Raney, Ag, Business Cheri Ralhjen. Business Mgmt. Lisa Renze. Journalism Tonya Reser. Journalism Lezlie Revelle. Philosophy

Ryan Ridnour. Marketing Eric Riley. Business Mgmt, Gloria Rimmer. Business Mgmt, LaDonna Robbins. Elem/Early Child, Ed. Patricia Robinson. Recreation

Stacy Rockhold. Elem, Education Michelle Rogers. Family Relations

Rachelle Rojas, Psychology Margaret Rose. Psychology Tracy Rosson. Marketing Brian Rudolph. Broadcasting Rob Rush. Speech/Theater Joy Salmon. Elem/Early Child. Ed. Dimitros Samaras. Int'l Business Sally Sanborn. Merchandising

Tracy Sayre. Elem/Middle-Jr, High Ed. Dawn Scarbrough. English Ed, Alice Schaefer. Office Info. Sys. Stephanie Schawang. English Lynn Schiessl. Elem, 'Education Christina Schildhauer. Elem,/Middle-Jr, High Ed.

Kathleen Schilling. Marketing Mgmt. Kimberly Schinzel. General Mgmt,

IMQ

Andrea Schmidt. Broadcasting Lee Schneider. Accounting

Danna

<?

Scott. Public Relations

Steven Scroggie. Geography Kenrick Sealy. Journalism Robin Sederburg. Elem, Education Teresa Seitz, Public Relations Elizabeth Sharp, Broadcasting

Seniors 261


Jon Shawver, Social Science Steven Shelton. Broadcasting Rebecca Shipley. Vocal Music Connie Sieck, Elem./Early Child. Ed. Robin Sicfken, Accounting

James

Sifford.

Marketing/Management

Graham Sisco, Theater Blase Smith, Broadcasting/Journalism Larry Smith, Broadcasting Melissa Smith, Marketing Paula Smith, Business/Sec, Ed. Stephanie Spaulding, Elem./Early Child. Ed. Jennifer Spencer, Elem. Education Shawna Spencer, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Heather Stanley, Art Amy Stedem, Elem./Early Child. Ed.

Kathv Steiner, Broadcasting Rachel Stenberg, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Jane Stone, Broadcasting Travis Stuckey, Broadcasting Benett Sunds, Physical Ed. Jason Swan, Geography Patricia Swann. Marketing Kristin Swigart, Dietetics

Sheri Switzer, Pre-Med. Michiru Takagi, Marketing Kiniberly Tally. Merchandising Tiong Cheng Tan, Finance Amy Taylor, Accounting Stephanie Taylor, Public Relations Greg Thompson, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Jeffrey Thomburg, Wildlife Ecol. & Cons.

Tanya Thrailkill. Sociology Thummel, Accounting

Shelly

Lisa Tiano, Text, Apparel

&

Furnishing

Michele Tietz, Psychology Jan Tincher, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Kim Todd, Broadcasting Traci Todd, Journalism Dennis Townsend, Ag. Business

O

Brian Turner, Marketing

Mark Tweed, Finance Mavenck Kin C. U, Psych./Soc. Robert Ubben, Ag Business

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Michelle Van Hoever, Elem./Early Child. Ed. Kristin VanWinkle, Occupational Therapy Kathryn Vitek. Elem. Education Craig Vitosh, Theater

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Scott Von Behren, Business Von Seggem, Comp. Mgmt. Sys. Shen-En Wang, Industrial Tech.

Shane Ward, Graphic Design Julie Weese, Psychology Mei-Ju Wei, Public Relations Jason Weidner, Marketing Amy Welch, Psych./Soc. Nick Welch, Animal Ecol. Melissa West, Vocal Music Allie Weymuth, Elem. Education Donald Weymuth, Elem./Middle-Jr. High Ed. Colleen White, Recreation Sean White, Accounting Lisa Whiteing, Accounting William Whyte, Gov./Psych.

Amber Wiese, Elem. Education Joni Wildner, Comp, Science Joey Williams, Personnel Mgmt. Stephanie Williams, Merchandising .'Simy Wilmes, Broadcasting Leonard Wilson, Marketing Janet Wingert. Elem. Education Jason Winter, Ag. Business

Wendy Wohlers,

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Kengseng Wong, Finance Jason Wood, Geography Staci Wooten, History/ Gov't. Charles Wray, Business Mgmt. Angela Zaner, Recreation Donna Zauha, Elem./Middle-Jr, High Ed, Brian Zurbuchen, Geology

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He promotes spirit cheering for the team. Although some may call him crazy for his antics to pump the crowd up, we call him .

He was popular and 111

knoun

well

around campus, yet no one sau

him or seemed to know his real name. Bobby Bearcat had been entertaining Northwest crowds for sears and his identity was almost alwavs kept a secret from students, taculty, parents

Many

and

Bearcat fans.

all

students had held the mas-

col position o\er the years, but

who had

alter the student j-iosition for six

May.

it

now

held the

years graduated

was time

for

Shawn

in

to take

speech

and theater education had early thoughts

major. .Shawn

about entertaining audiences and

keeping

"As

Ml

secret." to

keep

his identity

was not always easy being Bobby. Sometimes Shawn had to pay the price of keeping his identity as Bobby a hidden,

it

secret. "I

lost

one job when

told

1

my

game

could not work basketball

boss

1

nights."

Shaw n said. "He scheduled me on Fridays and when did not show up he fired me because he could not work around my 1

schedule."

Shawn admitted

wearing

that

a child

wanted

I

a full cos-

to

be a clown

Shawn said. "1 first and saw Bobby entertain-

"I lost five

them on

secret

1

wanted

tried to

to

keep

do

friends did not

know he

my name." Shawn

way

said.

to tell

"My

until

people

friends sat

around talking about Bobby and

them

a

in practice

said.

by working with

pyramid and basket

increase spirit at

toss.

To-

worked hard to games and cheer the team

to victory.

Bobby Bearcat was Northwest fans

wa.s the mascot.

did not go out of my

Shawn

able to interact with the

gether, he and the squad

it."

his identity a

from almost everyone. Even

some of his

pounds of water weight every

Shawn was

came

Shawn

hot and exhaust-

ing.

cheerleaders

here

game got

during an entire

for the rodeo."

aizreed with

my

on

basketball game."

spirits up.

ing kids and

"I

them

Because he wanted

tume, while jumping and dancing around

over.

A

let

.

just

I

spirit.

Hoping

that

to

a

symbol

to

many

boosted morale and

keep his identity secret

and provide enthusiasm. Shawn's hard

work paid

off.

someone who knew

-Jenny Lawton

â&#x20AC;˘Scott

Abbott

Aaron Abel Sara Abildtrup

Marcy Acosta Kimberly Adams Klaine Adlard

Amy Agnew Andra Allen Bonnie Allen Cindi .Allen Raye Lynn Allen Walter Allen

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Maria Alsup Shelly Amtirose Kirklln Amo.s Sylvia

Anaya

Stacey Anderson

LIndy Andrews lj)ri Angell Brandie Antoniello Julie

Appleman

Chris Armiger Amy Art/

Brenda Ashley

Undergraduates 263


.

.

After

a heavy night

of "partying

it

up"

students often find themselves being attacked by a case of the

.

.

i What

is

your favorite food

to eat after drinking?

1

Pizza

2.

Chips

3.

Hamburgers

4.

Mexican food Chicken sandwich/

5.

planks 6.

French

7.

Cheese & crackers

8.

Bread/toast

9.

Nachos

10.

fries

Hardee's

mm: Source: A random survey of 150 students in

November and December

1992.

Hardee's night manager Adam Shipley takes Jeff Hoover's order during a late-night food run. room area stayed open until 3 a.m. every night, Hardee's was not only a popular place to eat after hitting the bars, but also served as an after-hours gathering place for students

Since the dining

to socialize

.

Photo by Jon Britton.

Christine Auhuchon Carrie Auten

Craig Aversman Stacy Baier Shereen Baird

Diane Baker Jeff Baker Jennifer Baker Carrie

Bandy

John Bankson Shalom Barber Bohhie Barboza Lisa Barham Derrick Barker Erie

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Monica Bamett Kirk Bamhart Christena Barratt Tommie Bates Jodie Beardsley

Dina Beaumont Kerry Beavan Brian Becker Heidi Beebe

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I


Jodi Behrends Hollie Behrens Jtilk-

Behrens

Robert Behrens Janice Belcher Debbie Belik Tina Benedeili Deanna Bennett

Adrian Bemiudez

Amy

Bertoldie

Keyma Jii

Bess

Be\er

Amy

Bickford

Jenniter Black

Amie Blackburn Shannon Blackney Jennifer Blair Mindy Blair Stacie Blake

K\an Blakestad Justin Blatny

Ryan Blaue Anjiela Bleich Chris Blondin

Shari Blunt

Linda Boehni Jennifer Boggess

Rebecca Bohmiann Bolinger Kurissa Boney Bill

Kalma Boos Linda Borst Joe Bougher Jason Bowen

Bowman Bowman

Billie

Jane

KyLee Boyd Tina Brackett Amy Brady Brenda Brammer

f%

n

f^

^',

f^ f ^ (B

Brandon Brand

fv

Joe Brannen

David Braughton Scott Bray

Max

Bree/.e

Jon Bremer Ross Bremner

Cathy Brier Kara Bright

Debora Briscoe

I

m

Jennifer Britton Jon Britton Missy Broadstreet

Amy Brown Claudine Brown Melanie Brown

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Melissa Brown Rachel Brown

Rebecca Brown Sarah Brown

Karen Browning Robert Browning Tracy Brune Regina Bruntmeyer Jennifer Bunse

Mickie Burks Jill

Bumison

Derek Burrell Eric Burtis

Karen Butler Scott Butler

Robin Bybee Jane Calfee Cathleen Campbell Lori Campbell John Campin Tim Cappel

Capps Marc Carey Philip

Shantel Carlson

Undergraduates 265


They

carry heavy mailbags,

lift

big

boxes and work

in

the

worst weather conditions, to get mail to students and faculty right

on time. Nothing stops the

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

snow or hail nothing stopped campus mail. There were six people who worked in the campus mail room five days a week sorting and distributing the various Ruin, sleet,

the

letters

and packages.

One

it

all

actually

did take time.

Bob Schrunk,

full-time worker.

picked up

campus mail

at the

post office in

He

Maryville around 10 a.m.

then ttiok the mail that went to the residence halls to the front

desk of each

hall.

The

rest

was

picked up the mail

in

and took

it

to the

dorms,"

said.

"We tried to get it

to the

dorms

as soon as pos-

sible,

usually around

10:30

The desk workers and Resident Assistants stuffed

mailboxes in the halls. In Hudson Hall people signed up for mail hours, in

which they

and distribute mail

to students.

Kan Cecil Aimee Chadwick Lydia Chapin Kenneth Chiang Marchelle Christ Michelle Christensen Christine Christiansen

Traci Cipponeri Jennifer Clark

Melissa Clark Robyn Clark Shawn Clark

Roy Clemens Cory Clevenger William Codina Deandra Cogdill Greg Cole Rob Colerick Jennifer Collantes

Tim CoUett

266 Undergraduates

hour."

working

in the

campus mail room was more hectic at some times than others. Mondays held more tasks than the rest of the week.

Although Central Receiving handled most of the packages sent to students

dence

halls, the

stressful

that

was

due

immense amount of mail

to the

sent

in the resi-

holidays proved to be more

and received. Handling large difficult

job for mail

"During Christmas there was more because of

all

the packages that

Chris Giesken, mail

room

for

who worked

two

were

in the

to

do

sent,"

campus

years, said.

Another hectic time

for handling mail

during other holidays and

when

was

the seasons

Maryville needed different clothing.

"There was also more

Day and when

to

do on Valentine's

the seasons

changed and

people were mailing clothes," Geiseke said.

Receiving

letters

from family, boyfriends

and girlfriends and bill collectors was impor-

Some desk workers

tant

pride in what they did to ensure that students

to sort the

responsible for their mail hour.

Tate Castillo Lorena Castro

Wessel, an

had somebody

have

thought it was a hassle to campus mail for students so they managed to get someone else to be

Traci Casson

I

changed because students who lived far from

a.m."

Yavonna Carter

my

packages could be a

Schrunk

sort

else take

employees.

"I

would

Amanda

RA in Hudson Hall, said. "So

Building.

fice

.

thought sorting and stuffing

mailboxes was a pain,"

sorted in the Administration

separate bags from the post of-

K

I

.

Just as in a U.S. Post Office,

The process of mail delivery was quite simple, but

"Personally,

.

and

all

those

and faculty got

who

delivered mail took

their mail.

- Sara Meyers


Lynne Collins Nliircella Collins

Sharon Collon Killcen Connollcy Siace) Connors Karen Constable Crystal

Copp

Keith Corbin

Kricka Corrado fili/abeth Ciittinghani

Robert Co\ell

BraJshaw Cowan Dara Cox Karen Cox

Cox Randy Craig

Sheila

Jennifer Grain Ellen Cramer

Jeanine Craven Brian Crawford Jennifer Crocco

Rhonda Crocker Lisa Crouse

Amy

Cro/^ier

Sara Crutcher Heidi Cue Theresa Cullen Fay Dahlquist Mari Daiber Wendy Dalton Scott Daniels Retta Dan-

Jim Davis Eric Davolt Susan Dawson Karie Deal Brian Dean Jennifer Deardorif

Jenny DeBlauw

Tammy Dejong Trent Delmont

Tcena

DeMay

Daria

DeMoss

Kristy

Dennehy

Nicholas Denney

Rebecca Denton Taunya Derry Jennifer DeVore Russell DeVries

Lavenia Dew Bryan Dickerson Jennifer Dickson Michelle Diggs Deidre Dobbins

Tami Dodson Brandon Dollen Donaldson Kimberly Donaldson

Julie

Colleen Donovan Holly Dorrel Jennifer Dougan Clint Douglas

Robert Douglas Julie

Drake

Tanya Drake Tracie Drennen Lisa Drey William Dreyfus Cheri Driskell

Hope Droegemueller Regina Duffy Angel Dukes Lisa

Dunning

Martin Dust Danette Duvall Stephanie Duvall Brett

Dwyer

Michael Edge Melissa Ediin

Rebecca Ehlert

Undergraduates 267


The

Stroller

fixture

has been a permanent

on campus

for

75 years,

taking students on a

Ever since

its

White Courier

in

debut

The Green and made

in

1918, the Stroller has

name brought to mind anonym-

and controversy. Each year the Northwest Missourian chose

ity

a

new

Stroller

and the only people

the identity of the Stroller

who knew

were the editor and

was considered

on campus" and could

write

on any chosen

good

taste

and was not libelous.

"It

was

all

topic, as long as

free-writing,"

it

was in

Kathy Barnes,

editor-in-chief of the Northwest Missourian, said.

"There were, however, times when we

did have to edit out things in the

because of

column

The

vealed times

Jeffrey Felton

Anthony Fengel Jennifer Pick

Roc Findlay Robyn Fisk Jason Fitts Keith Fitzpatrick Trisa Fletchall Stephannia Fletcher Cheri Flippin

Dawn

Ford

Kelly Ford Sara Ford

268 Undergraduates

was

Adams

Coach Rice

a

a female.

issue, the Stroller

member

to bring faculty

new

girifriend

and

to

bring

a wife.

In 1939, the Stroller had one of its more memorable moments, involving the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity. One day an artist was giving a demonstration on campus and showed work that Horace Mann students had

The

Stroller

was present and saw

a strange

looking creation with two eyes and two ears

on the same side of the

face.

He heard

stu-

The story was published in the column, and upon publication, the Sig Taus insisted the

chemical used

identity of the Stroller be revealed. In the next

to preserve the grass, but

made

itself

with

students

shoes were turning a nice shade of

man on campus I

after

everyone saw

my

have heard secret meetings going

f^

it

resembled a certain Sig

Tau, and incorporated that into his column.

issue, the

ers did

shoes. But

Dennis Esser Blake Essing Melissa Farley

the Stroller

1920 Christmas

asked Santa Claus

column was axed.

no good, but a

call

Protests by readfrom the Student

Council ensured the Stroller's return. Since then, the Stroller has had

its

share of

criticism and controversy, but remains an

important piece of Northwest history.

on between Hubbard and Campus Safety

Charles Erhart Robert Ernst

when

over students' shoes. The "hue" was simply a

a big

Emmack

re-

any particular time, there were

"mysterious orange hue" that spread

"My

Scott Englert

at

Jasper

orange," the Stroller said. "I was going to be

Nathan

sororities. Al-

dents joking that

laugh.

Ellis

and

though the Stroller's gender was never

way students felt about taking tests. He also talked about the not to be forgotten,

his sarcastic wit, the Stroller

Rob

Stroller often tackled touchy subject

activities of fraternities

in-

coming freshmen, gave pointers on how to deal with roommates and dug deep into the

Jennifer Elliott

$25 fine for

done.

libel."

This year the Stroller commented on

Steve Eichner Jessica Elgin

to discuss a

matter ranging from student dating to the

In the

Traditionally, the Stroller

Dover

anyone with orange shoes."

the Stroller himself.

the "oldest student

.

.

Tom

director

an impact on campus. The mere mention of the Stroller's

.

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-Kathy Higdon and Jennifer Mahoney

n o

k.-


Kendra Formanek Renae Forsberg l.aurcl hortney

Lisa Fosicr

Shannon Foster Mindi Fowler Melissa Fox Rebecca Francois

Aaron Franklin

f^i

.r

l.ance Fredrickson

Karie Free

Angela Freeman Michael Freeman Andrea Friedman Derek Frieling Stephanie Frueh

Aaron Fry Kevin Fuller

Chad Ciammon Andrea ( iarcia Angela (iarcia

Dawn

fiardner

Mary Garily

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A

Angela Garreau Kent Garretson Travis Garton Christina Gar/a Lisa Gasiorowski

Marsha Gates Robert Ga/away Michael Geiger Karri Gcnthe

Michelle Gibbs Karla Giermann John Giesken Carrie

CJit'fee

Marcia Gillenwater Penny Gilniore Lisa Giltner Malissa Gittins

Christina Givler

Stephanie Glosser Jody Gochenour Joseph Godfimon Heather Goforlh Alexis Ciood Lisa Gowler John Grantors

Jenny Gratias Joshua Gray Stacey Grell Amanda Griffen Theresa Griffith Linda Grissom

Gina Gubser Jennifer

Gum

Karen Gunia Trevor Gustafson

Amy

Gustin

Marcy Guyer Michele Hackett Steven Hafner Angel ique Hager Kara Hagerty

Renee Hahn Alan Halnkel Crystal Hainkel

Sara Hake Joann Hall Karyn Hallberg

Kamii Hamann Hansen

Scotte

Karey Hanway Mark Harding Anita Hardy

Kimberly Hardy Jeff Harin

Jennifer Harkrider Lori

Harms

Jenifer Harr

Undergraduates 269


Scott Harr Sherry HanKevin Hairington Rosetta Harris Katie HarTis{in Kenny Harrison Racheile Hartley Becky Hassig

Lee Hawkins Dana Hayden Dawn Hayes LaMarr Haynes James Ha/en Joel Heinzeroth

Shawna Heldenbrand Curtis Heldstab Jennifer Hellebuyck

Joyce Hendren Matthew Henjes Jason Henle Angela Hennig Mary Henry Nicola Hensler Michelle Hensley

Amy

Hermreck Karl Hertz

Kathleen Higdon Chad Highland

Jeremy

Hill

Kim

Hill

Timothy

Hill

Tomoko

Hiraoka

Knsty Hofmeister Jason

Hoke

Renee Holdenned Paula Holtman Beth Homan Dawn Hoover

Denise Hopf Angle Hopkins Nicole Hopper

Hombaker Lynn Homberg

Christian

Scott Horton

Sonya Hoskins Timothy Houlette Heather Houseworth Robert Houtchens Joy Stephanie

Howard Howard

Hubbard Hubbard Kiisten Huber Anna Hughes Michael Hughes Michael Hughes

Crystal

Janelle

Joni Hull

Nancy Humo Bryant Hunter Jennifer Hust Dionne Ivanko Danielle Jean-Francois Mirielle Jean-Francois Jessica Jelinek Scott Jenson Shelly Jermain

Chad Johnson Craig Johnson

Deborah Johnson Jason Johnson Joanna Johnson Melissa Johnson Sandra Johnson Sharon Johnson Shelley Johnson Sherri Johnson Stacey Johnson Franklin Jones

Connie Juranek Eriko Kaji

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1

Knowledge and

love of sports

gives intramural referees the opportunity to

What tound

is

white

vMtli

black stripes and can be

e\ents'

at athletic

It

ncU a zebra

is

v\

ho

ntramural sports played an important role the Uni\'ersity. They prosided an opportu-

mt\ tor participation

team and

in

man\

activ ities.

both

indi\ idual.

students to remain

"Intramurals were important as stress re-

and they allowed students a form of

participation in a sport

sity

those

common

sports

to

the

uncommon

The key

made

that

was

work of student refThey were able to conthe game they were refthe

erees. trol

ereeing while also having

For Sheila Cole, participation in high school sports

gave her the needed

background and knowledge of the sports

that

they did not want to

to

Cole,

it

was not difficult to The Univer-

referee.

provided training and opportunity for

who thought they might be interested in

a refereeing position.

"If you

went

wanted to ref for a certain

to the intramural office

were an im-

portant part of Northwest because they al-

rules. First preference

had experience

in

let

you

them

was given to those who

the sport."

Although her job was enjoyable, there were some drawbacks. Student athletes sometimes asked Cole to bend the rules. "One time I was reffing a game and some I

knew on

the

team asked me

cheat for them." Cole said.

"I just

to

laughed

and told them no." Intramural referees provided that essential

made

intramural

sports at the University popular and successful.

- Jennifer Krai

productively get rid of the

r

sport,

and

know." Cole said. "They would teach you the rules and then you had to take a test over those

piece of the puzzle that

be a succes.sful referee.

that intramurals

to

According

of the guys

un.

to

at the

if

collegiate level." Cole said.

themselves to the demands

intramurals so successful

>^

w ho did not or could not compete on

the University's varsity teams.

of a varsity sport.

leyball,

ri

students

become an intramural

water basketball.

o e

btuld up inside.

them an opportunity to compete without committing

such as basketball and vol-

lowed students

it

play

ranged from

Cole thought

than letting

physically active and gave

Such sporting events

was necessary

went along with college, rather

stress that

lievers

illovved

.

intramurals were also important for those

o\es spurts, but an intramural referee.

at

.

.

Andrea Kalal Suresli Kandiah

r^

r:

Kostas Kapelis Mittiael Karlin

Ronald Kamowski >\

'

'

Brian Kassar Matthew Kastel Christopiier Kates

Shannon Keane Chris Keeling Kelly Keifer

David KeHis Jenny Kempema Richard Kenkel

Kennedy Chad Kennett Jennifer

Chad Kent Nathan Kent Scott Kent Kari Kerchner

Rhonda Kienast David Kinen Jennifer Kingsley Jodi Klemme

Undergraduates 27


.

Class starts sacrificing

much

20 minutes, but the thought of the comfort of a cozy bed is too in

to bear,

it's

time for the inevitable

.

.

.

]U Most common excuses students gave for missing classes.

1

Sickness

2.

Car trouble

3.

Had

4.

Overslept

5.

Doctor appointment

6.

Had to go out

7.

Funeral

8.

Family emergency

to

work

of

town

Source: A random survey of 150 students in

November and December

1992.

While debating about whether to go to class or not. Steve Lovell makes a list of excuses he could give to his teachers. Although most students thought they were being original when giving their teachers excuses, it seemed they had given every reason possible at least once to get out of going to classes. Photo illustration by Tony Miceli.

Lisa Klindt Jennifer Knight Christine Knutson

f*)

Kevin Koon Tim Kordick James Krabbe Jennifer Krai

Amy

Kralik

Kurt Kruse Kelly Kiiehner Kiki Kunkel Joe Kurita

Robyn Kuster Susan Labitzke Jason Lambert Brett Lane

Amy

Lange Curtis Lanning Patrick Laster

Duane Lawson Jenny Lawton Myra Lay Michelle Leach Lynnette Lee

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Michelle Leeper

Andrea Leilch Margie Leiil/ John Leonard Natalie Lesko Daunelte Leslie Mark Leven Belh Lewis

Dana Lewis Shannon Liedcl

Amy

Light

Adonia Ligouri Martin Lincoln Steve Lininger

Kmnia Little Dana Littler Trina Livcrman

Corey Loewe Krisiy Loft Trent l.oper

Susan Lorimor Antonio Lovelace Bilhe Lcnell Kelli Lovitt

Daniel Lucas

Melody Ludwig Robert Ludwig Sony a Ludwig Tracy Lund Lisa Luiidquist Heidi l.utrick

Andrew

l.ut/

t'hristine

Lydon

Luida Lykins Sarah Lynch Lisa Lytle Brent Maas

Melinda Madison Frank Madrigal Kelli

Mahoney

Christopher Manchester

Amy

Mandarich Manley

Jenniler

Cathy Manning Kevin Maret Melissa Mark Lisa Marshall Barbara Manin

Douglas Martin Dena Mathias Julie Mathiesen Tammy Maudlin Rebecca May Brian McBrayer Candy McBroom

Renee McCahe Cindy McCarl Virginia McCarthy Mick McCauley Sara McClelland Jason McClintock Debra McCloney George McClure Paige

McCue

McDon<iugh Shan McDougal

Jeffrey

Cheryl

McEnany

Mark McGaugh Jennifer McGinness Lrin

McGinnis

Thomas McGrail John McGuire

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n

Kristin

McKenzie

Marie McKen/ie Coleen McMahon

Maryah McMillen McMulin

Traci

ikfe^

Theresa McNamer Jason McNeese

Andrew McQueen

Undergraduates 273


Kelly McWilliains Melissa Megerson Angela Meierotto

Barbara Melnecke

James Memmer Brenda Meseck Bart Messer

Amie Messinger Chad Meyer Johnathan Meyer Sandra Meyer Brian Meyers Sara Meyers Tony Miceli Paula Michaels

Darcy Mickelson Kelby Mieras Brenda Mikels

Dawn Milbum Adam Miller Knsiy Miller Laurie Miller Melissa Miller Michael Miller Paul Miller

Peggy Miller

Thomas Miller Venita Millhouser Barbara Mills Naomi Millsaps Amy Milroy Kathleen Miner Susan Mires Darcey Moeller Bradley Mongar

Carmen Moots Mylane Morgan Jim Morris

Marcy Morris Michael Morris Russell Morris

Matthew Morse Jeff Moser Jennifer Mosser Jennifer Mott

Moutray Kevin Mueller Aaron Muhr April

Thad Munson James

Muman

Mary Murphy David Myers Hitomi Nagasaki Charity Naujokaitis

Rose Marie Neely Jeannie Neitzel

Corey Nelsen Kayla Nelson William Nervig Michelle Neubert

Mary New Theresa New Tracy Newcomb Emilie Newman

Sean Newton Linh Nguyen Tiffany Nincehelser Novella Nissen Christie Noel Jeff

Noike

Scott Norlen

Suzie Norns

Tim Noms Anne Northup Rebecca O'Brien Kelly O'Connell Karma O' Riley Meghan O'Riley

Ryan O'Rourke Stacy O'Sullivan


Marolyn Alloway

responsible for

is

keying grades into the computer.

She

is in

charge

The end of each semester signaled break tor students. After the

last final

a

had

been taken, students could put their focus on Christmas and shopping or suminer

man) University members, however, work did not |obs and tans. For

staff

of entering

the

all

.

.

.

computer helped things go faster." gradescame in

.Allow ay also said that bit

and as they caine

on them.

On

in

she would

bit

start to

the average, entering

all

by

work

of the

grades usually took about eight hours.

as

Although Alloway commented that the job was challenging, there were no real drawbacks. Aside from one minor incident, no

sending grades to students. Whether stu-

serious mistakes or problems had resulted in

w

ilh finals,

One

it

of the

enil

only began. tasks for workers

last

dents wanted their grades or not,

it

w

was

Marolyn Alloway"s job

to

"There was only one time

enter the final grades into the

problem." Alloway

computer.

terms and

Many

students did not re-

alize that the job of entering

almost 6,000 students" grades

fell

on the shoulders

that

was

said. "It

we had

din'ing

we had just changed our program.

The wrong grades were

sent to the

wrong

student and they got the grades before

caught

it.

a

mid-

Then we

had

just

to

we

go back and

print out the right grades."

since Northwest went "on-

The Registrar's Office also set deadlines for when they wanted grades out. By setting

the job of entering

deadlines, teachers began their breaks sooner

grades was upgraded slowly

and students got their grades quickly. "We usually tried to get the grades out

of one person.

line."

from being

a

Howe\er.

punch card system

totally

to

computerized.

Before the system was

computerized, entering grades was more difficult.

The computer system

elimi-

nated the bulky paperwork that

the course of entering students' grades.

went along with entering grades.

"Each professor sent in a class list with the final grades," Alloway said. "This method was a lot less bulky and there was

before the holidays for the

fall

semester and

within two days after the spring semester,"

Alloway

said.

Computerization made

life

easier for

people on campus, but none quite as

grades.

much

woman

as the

The technology and

allowed her the chance

felt

many

the relief

behind the

sy.stem upgrades

complete her task

to

quickly and there were very few drawbacks or problems that got in the

way of the process. -Jennifer Krai

onl\ one keystroke per student. In the end Deedra Oakley

Amie Ogden I, lira Ogden Nancy Onliveros Angie Orr Jiiy

Ottinger

Monica Oilman Dean Owens Brian Pace Heidi Paden Chad Parker Sails

Parman

Melissa Parsons Pamela Parsons Amy Partlow Amy Pashek Carol Patton Jayne Pauley Carrie Paulson David Pavlich Danelle Pedersen Shane Pedersen

Kyndra Pelt/ Rebecca Perkins

Undergraduates 275


^

.

Although alcohol

is

not allowed on campus,

students and Resident Assistants continue to play

What

is

the best

sneak alcohol

.

.

.

way to

into the

residence halls?

1

Backpack

2.

Grocery sack

3.

Bookbag

4.

Coat

5.

Clothing

6.

Laundry basket

7.

Side/back door

8.

Suitcase/briefcase

9.

Purse

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

m

*

Source: A random survey of ISO students in

November and December

1992.

Photo David Perry Pamela Perry Michael Peters

Tammy Peters Carrie Peterson Keri Peterson Mike Peterson Angela Pteteher Linda Phillips Tracie Phillips

Kimberly Piatt Mark Pichon

Chad

Pierce

Melissa Pieipoint

Danette Pierson Mary Pike Danielle Pillow

Kami Pingel Jean Plagnian Jennifer Plaster Randv

Plattner

Brian Plumer Charlie Plummer

Maria Portz Connie Posey Tristin Potrat/

Mindy Povenmire Andrea Powell

276 Undergraduates

A student hides alcohol In his clothing in order to get it into the residence halls unnoticed. Although alcohol was strictly off limits in the residence halls, students who were not able to go to the bars often went to great lengths to bring it into their rooms and find a way to hide it from Resident Assistants. illustration

a

by Tony Miceli.

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Wendi Powers Ben Pniehl J;ieki|ul\n Pralt

Lisa Preiu/ler Jessie Privelt

Krisien Proctor Kristin Pr>(ir

Scott

Pummell

Aniie Pursel

William Pur\iaiice Rohin (,)uinn Knka Raddat/ Jereni) Radloril

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V

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Jennifer Raines Daun Randall' Ka\ leen Rash

Keith Rash Jamie Rathhone Jcnn> Rathke Rehecca Raus Kim Ra\ Jo> Reaney

Shawna Rcighard Travis Reis

Cheric ReistrolTer Michelle Remick

Renee Rempe Res nda Res nolds Tanya Reynolds Anis Rhoads

Bun Rich Rhonda Richards Marsha Richardson Laura Riedel Jeremy Riedell Denise Rieschick Anita Riiidon Andre.i Riggs Heather Riley lom Riley Atalie Robhins

I.ashonda Roberson

Rohens

Paul

Das

Robinson

id

Matt Robinson Tracy Robotham

Anthony Rodgers Michele Rogers Jesse

Rogge

Stesen Root Christen Rosa Jett

Rosenberg

Shaleen Roth Dana Rother StetTanie

Rounds

Kimberly Royal Troy Ruge Tricia

Rusch

Gretchen Rust Jetlrey Saale

Jeremy Sacker Julie Saekett

Alicia Sanchci^

Caroline Sanders Lisa Kay Sanders Jennifer Sasille

Marlie Saxton Marilyn Schaefer Nichole Schassang Cindy Schear Knstin Schechinger Amy Schendel

Kimberly Scherer Maria Schieber Lori Schmitz Alyssa Schnaek

Todd Schoenemann Kory Schramm Sarah SchuUe Lisa Schultes

Undergraduates 277


Shannessy Schultes Barb Schutte Tainmaru Scott Kimberley Seek Chad Sedore Jennifer Seehusen Stacie Segebart Laurie Sevedge

Elmer Seymour Erin Shanahan Heather Shannon

Chns Shimel Susan Shipley Jodi Shirrell

Bobbi Siemers Eutana Siglin John Simon Michell Sims Trent Skaggs Teresa Skubiz

Aaron Smith Amber Smith Bruce Smith Julie Smith Marisa Smith William Smith Darlene Smolik Michelle Snell Valerie Sobotka

Richard Sons Jenni South Christy Spagna

Brian Sparks Jenni Spiegel

Kevin Spiehs Brandi Spilman

Maria Spire Sportsman

Elise

Jennifer Spotts Mattie Springer Lori Squires

Renee Stains Tanya Standifer Andy Starkebaum Douglas Steelman Heather Stevens Jennifer Stewart Denise Stiens Sheri Stiles

Chns

Stolle

Amy

Stone

Jamey Stone Melissa Stone Jeffrey Stringer

Melissa Stmad Christina Stroburg

Lisa Stull

Renae Sturm Corrie Suhr Nicole Sullender Kori Sundberg

Marlene Sutter

Amy Swanson Jacob Swanson Knsti

Sweeney

Douglas Swink Matthew Swisher Jennilcr S/c/epanik Haruko Tabuchi Angela Tackett Saori

Takano

Sharon Tamenus Kenji Taninokuchi Meredith Tarleton

Troy Ta\ lor Brad Teale Scott Tefft

Leigh Theisen Lori

Thomas

Michael Thomas

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To

employees,

library

it

seems these students

every book, magazine and reference

pull

material

The

was

library

.

a mysterious world ol

books, magazines, newspapers, microfiche

and other references awaiting

covery.

dis

As students browsed through

these items of interest they sionally

pull

a

would occa-

hook or two from

the

shelves or uncover that missing piece of

microfiche they were looking

When

for.

they were through they would carelessly place

it

somewhere to be reshelved later. knew that someone would

Library users

pick up after them, so they did not think

about where they placed their materials.

Thejobof reshelving the books was one many people probably overlooked

tlial

and took advantage of without even ing they

were doing

members and It

so.

reali/-

Three regular staff

student employees saw to

1

that library materials

found

their proper

staff

members helped

re-

place materials, student employees were in charge of the majority of the reshelving.

'Shelving was Wakefield

said.

""It

not difficult."

w

as not a job

I

Lisa

stressed

taking care of any claims for items thai did not

come

Many

in

on their correct due date.

worked for the Uniwork study program. Work study allowed students to work and have their library shelvers

versity under the

salaries put

towards their room, board and

tuition.

"The thing that liked most abi)ul my job was the handling of the materials on second floor."" Parshall said. "What hated most was when someone would pull a years" worth of 1

I

material and leave

it

for us to reshelve.'"

Before being allowed to work

Not onl\ did these employees shelve books but they performed other tasks as

who worked on

of the library, was also mail, chcckins:

in

in

in the

li-

brary, each student employee went through a

two week

training period at the beginning of

the semester. Part of this training

prove their

abilities

was

to

by actually performing

an example of their duties.

The

rest

was just

a matter of becoming familiar with the library

other reference materials were stored and located.

"They got about a week's worth ot con"Then if they had any questions, they just let us know." stant training,'" Parshall said.

Although the job of the

about.""

Pat Parshall,

.

and where particular books, microfiche and

place after students" use.

Although the

.

the

well.

second floor

charge of sorting the

library shelvers

was not always a fun one, it was a job that had to be done. As long as students continued to take the books from the shelves, the work of the library shelvers continued.

-Monica Kruel

materials for the lloor anil

Lls;i

Thompson

Rick Thompson Kohic Thompson Jennifer Thunnncl

Michael Tiedcman Crista Tillv

Dallas Stacia

Timmermann Timmons

Kittipon Tingpalpong Brian Tipton

Miki Tokunaga

Amy Tomhnson Jeftrev Tottis

Jolene Trapp Ashlev Tremayne Stacy Tripp

r^ fs

^

Ginni Troglin Richard Trulson

Chns Tucker Daniel Turner Darrick Turner Julie

Turner

l-urinda Turner

Jim Ulvestad

Undergraduates 279


Chad Urban Becky Vacek Cory Vail Van Buren Marc Van Gorp Brooke Vance

Derrick

Shana Vasatka Sliawn Vehe Jolene Voris Tiffany Wade Stacy Wagers

Cyndi Wagner David Wakefield Lisa Wakefield Angela Walker Lonnie Walker

Marcy Walker Gail Ward Brian Wardlow Jennifer Warren

Angel Washington Laura Waterman Brian Watts Kirk

Wayman

Karrie Weaver Jennifer Weber Natalie Weidner

Denae Weiss Andrew Welch Kimberly Welch Sarah Weller Dave Wells Cathleen Welsh Kerry Wensel Michelle Werner Russell Weydert Keith Wharton Valorie Wheatley Terri

Wheelhouse

Theresa Whelton Brian Whitaker Jennifer Whiteing

Jason Whiting Lisa Whitney Scott Wiederstein

Andy Wiley Cherlyn Wilhelm Leasa Wilkerson Nicole Willey Daria Williams James Williams Marsha Williams Steven Williams Tisha Williams

Donna

Willis

Amy

Willits

Carrie

Wilmes

Crystal Wilson Janet Wilson

Jody Wilson Michelle Wilson Scott Wilson

Amanda Wischmeyer Teresa Wiseman Tim Wittrock Carrie

Wood

Ned Wood Bobbi Woodward Amanda Wright Amy Wright Michele Wright Melissa Wyatt

Mihoko Yamazoe Andrea Yonke Joe Yotti

Cindy Young Robert Zaner Kelly

Zimmerman Shad Zion Zumwalt

Eric

280 Undergraduates


He has served Northwest for 27 years and works hard to keep the campus beautiful. Bill Mendenhall shows complete .

Imagine what

it

would have been

like to

work,

mop

shampoo the carpet in the lounge. This would not ha\e left time to attend many classes or the trash,

the hallways and

why

Over

clean a residence hall restroom. take out

ferent areas

in the

in the

of friends.

students did not have such responsibili-

the students

They were

mg to

that they

keep

and

able to concentrate on their social lives,

ily.

his

27 years of service,

Mendenhall became a professional

at his

job, earning the respect of students and

faculty

wherever he went.

it

well." custodian Earl

his

stayed

King

said.

One

reason he

made

transferred from

Lamkin

Gym many

were saddened by Davis

plenty

of

his depar-

said.

Mendenhall's most recent assignment was in

Lamkin Gym, where he was in charge of the facility was well cared for

and stayed clean.

He

often found that students recognized

University. They work he did and he knew they appreciated what he had given to his contributions to the

would thank him

for the

"Often students would

tell

me

doing a good job," Mendenhall

comments showed me

that

my

that

I

was

"The work was

said.

strongly appreciated."

Mendenhall dedicated many years University family.

He was

to the

well liked by both

was be-

students and co-workers and did his best to

enjoyed the friendly campus envi-

hard and enjoyed his job and was happy to

at the

Universtity so long

uphold a professional reputation. He worked

cause he enjoyed his work. "I really

ture," Carol

job

"He was friendly and was alvsays there when he was needed." Mendenhall enjoyed his work and was satisfied with his position.

in dif-

3 years

the University.

"He was dependable, he knew and did

residence halls, where he

"When Mendenhall was

of the Northwest custodial fam-

Throughout

1

making sure

space clean.

Since 1966, Bill Mendenhall had been a

member

orked first

University cafeteria.

the residence halls to

know-

could count on Mendenhall

their li\ing

v\

Mendenhall also spent some time working

would have gotten a little messy. Thanks to the Custodial Services and people like Bill Mendenhall, on-campus

their classes

it?"

Mendenhall

on campus. For the

ha\e much tun, and things probably

ties.

.

should you leave

the years

he worked

.

ronment, which was the reason

I

was here so

make Northwest

ong," Mendenhall said. "If you enjoyed your Gary Bennerotte,

home away from home. -Sharon Hardnett

.Special Appt. Ed. Aiiministrallon

Rohcn Bohlken. Speech Ann Brckkc. HPt-KIl Betty Bush. Cumcuhii and Sharon Carter,

a

KXCV

hisiruclion

Station

Manager

.Alejandro Ching. Agriculture

Deborah Clark. Human Env. Science Head Teacher Gars Culhns. HPI:RD Hernian Collins, lechnologN Raniona Collins. Human Resources

-

%

Sk diAA.%M

Ray Courter. Controller's Office LeRoy Crist. Technology Diana DeMott. Mass Communication Secretary Penny DeVaull. Central Storage Ron DeVdung. Dean/Prof. Coll Bus/Gov/Cs

Faculty 281


His office

an editing booth and

is

the airwaves. Nothing stops this

is in

electronics expert.

Every job had qualities about

that

it

could

have been endeari ng and at the same ti me had those qualities that were struggle to face every day.

was more than

become

somewhat of

However,

paycheck,

just a

if

to

a

the job

if

a passionate career, then the

outweighed the bad and going

had

it

good

work each

to

.

.

.

Ober. According to Adams, Ober said he was

impressed with the crew's

initiative in pro-

duction and the job done on the set construction.

"For one of our shows we put our

set in

what was the basement of The Power Station,"

Adams said. "Ober was on campus for

an activity of some sort and heard about the

For Willie Adams, a TV engineer for the Mass Communication Department, the past

show, so he came

w hat

and dedication for one's work could

love

really

'When

started

I

everything,"

forced

in

to see

our setup."

"He (Ober) went on to tell episodes of his show that

us about the

first

didn't even get

aired because they were so bad,"

Adams said.

"That was one of the most interesting things

do.

me

I

basically got thrown into

Adams said. "The position was I

to learn.

I

even took classes

like

that

had happened since

Adams was tures by

involved

started."

I

more

in

recent ven-

KNWT's

volunteering time on

television production and television direct-

monthly production of "Nodaway Update"

holes in different areas

and also on the student-produced program

ing to be able to

whenever

I

fill

his career in

student engineer for

undergraduate work

sion systems. In

came

to his

Throughout to see

KXCV-FM at the

for a short time at

Mart doing house he

some

technology as a during his

University. After

^^88 from Northwest, he

graduating in

worked

called "Chalk Talk."

might be needed."

Adams began

calls

Appliance and

TV

and repairs for televi-

September of that same year position as

his career,

TV

engineer.

Adams had been

able

things people in other 9 to 5 jobs

"Most of these shows

mine as well," Adams said. "Northwest was unique in that the majority of the students

who

attended the school were not put out by

someone other than an them advice. learned I

Adams"

it

would have been great

to try

I

thought

and get some-

With

his

Marsha Evans. Curr. and Instr. George Fero, Education Administration Carrol Fry. English

LaDonna Geddes, Speech Loren Gruber, English

point be-

Adams was

per-

on board at North-

years of experience and

toward

his

were happy

their engineer.

Ebersole. Military Sciences Controllers Office Susan Emerson, English

some

at

production house. For

however,

many

terrific attitude

The crew of "GonzoTV" was even visited by the host of the real "Remote Control," Ken

Dan Edmonds,

the

west.

faculty alike

Mike Doulhat. Broadcast Services

in a

fectly content with staying

thing like that going again."

David Easterla. Biological Services

much from

future plans included pursuing his

production interests and

the time being,

,

instructor offering as

students as they did from me."

"A few years back we did something called 'Gon/oTV'," Adams said. "We followed the format of MTV s Remote Control" and u sed University students as contestants.

my own

for

coming invoked

"

did on

I

time, not only for the students' benefit, but

might never experience.

'

282 F.\cuLTY

Welcome

day became a pleasure.

four years of his career had proven

Guy

his expertise

work, students and to

have

Adams

as

- Lisa Renze


ggjk

V

4^


Although we were here for an education, we

depended on the community almost as much as

we

did the

campus

we

as

flocked to area

restaurants and stores for the necessities of

college

life.

'^M

Many

of us were employed

nesses and The Student

at local busi-

Body and The

Outback were owned and run by

students.

k Several

new

businesses opened including

The Greenery and Lenna's and once again there

was

talk that a

Taco

Bell

would open.

.lames Goecken. North-

west student and co-

While some businesses

were

thrived, others

forced to close. Sack-n-Save and Taco Del Sol

owner of The Student Body, does some book-

keeping on his com-

went out of business and the Sears catalog

puter.

Goecken and

his

brother John opened

Store fell victim to corporate cutbacks.

t,^ ,,„,^„, 3^,^

^

provide students with

Regardless of the changes area businesses '^ '^ faced,

it

seemed

that for every closing, a

new

^

dress and casual

284 Index Division

wear

^sweii as specialty fabric printing.

business soon opened.

.„

jon Britten.

Photo by


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NATIONAL NEWS

1 1

MAKING A

was a year mostly of change and

mud-slinging when presidential race.

it

came

to the

Not only were there

three prominent candidates in the race, but the

media was everywhere

it was at its worst. The election seemed to trigger the media especially after the vice presi-

and some said

CHOICE

dents met for a debate in October.

Independent running-mate Admiral

William Stockdale missed

a question

because he had turned off his hearingaid after

arguments began between

vice presidential candidates Dan Quayle and Al Gore, but this was just the begin-

questioned about smoking marijuana and he said

aged better there might

common

target throughout the race

by media, was in the spotlight when he corrected a young boy on the way to spell "potato." Quayle mistakenly said it was spelled with an "e."

A

main focus on Democratic candidate

that he

Bill

had not inhaled and did not know how.

Clinton was also questioned about an alleged extra-marital affair with Gennifer Flowers.

Clinton's appearance on

MTV and the Arsenio

have been a different election result.

His

campaign was mainly criticized for getting

show playing his saxophone, caught the attention of young adults and the baby-boomer candidate was supported by more college stu-

off to a slow

dents.

vacationing adven-

Hall

Independent candidate Ross Perot dropped out of the race

dark as to

in

June leaving his supporters

why he had

left.

Upon

in the

reentering the

race in October, he faced skepticism.

Perot

was noted

his billions for

economy and

ad segments centered on the

relieving the defecit. Perot

became

the first Independent candidate to have a high

start.

The media

also fo-

cused on Bush's many tures including golfing

and fishing. After months of public

for spending a small portion of

and media criticism

Clinton

came out

the

America and the

changes

the world

to occur.

to People. to the Future.

TOSHIBA AMERICA ELECTROIMIC COMPOIMEIMTS.

\\

aited

office.

Ro.s.s

While

and watched for

Bush and Perot picked up

Perot discusses plans for his election

campaign. The Texas billionaire was the first independent to make an impact on the presidential race. Photo by Associated Press.

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286 Elections

winner and the transition

began as the baby-boomer took

^"foS^^^ Committed Committed

Boney and

Kathy Higdon

their

Clinton was his trustworthiness after he was

ning.

-by Karissa

exposed lives and moved on. Although Bush was gone, rumors began that in 1996, Perot would be back in the race.

impact on the presidential election.

George Bush spent much of the election haunted by his past famous words, "read my lips, no new taxes." Bush's campaign as a whole was under criticism as some thought that if it had been man-

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STATE & LOCAL NEWS

Regional Elections Bring Changes The Democrats won the White House in November and swept the top five government Not since 1964 had the

positions in Missouri.

Democrats held these top positions. Democrat Mel Carnahan took 59 percent the votes lo

win the governor's

He

otTice.

ol

de-

Republican Kit Bond retained his position as

seiilaliv es

and senators.

Democrat

Proposition A, authorizing riverboat gam-

Gerry Rothman-Serot while Democrat Pat

bling in Missouri, passed with 62 percent of the

Danner defeated Tom Coleman sentative w ith 56 percent of the Term limits were approved

for U.S. Repre-

votes. Proposition

votes.

the

L'.S. Senator in Missouri by defeating

v

B passed with 67

percent of

otes.

-by Roger Hughlett

for state repre-

feated Republican Bill Webster.

Espey Halts Campus Safety

Republican Margaret Kellv. Libertarian Franklin Nugent and Democrat Roger Wilson

When Ben Espey

vied for the Lieutenant Governor position. Wil-

son

won

carrying 30 percent of the vote.

Missouri's 5th District Rep. Everett left

Sam

office after being defeated b\

Brown was honored on

Brown Ciraves.

Jan. 25 at the University

Conference Center by friends and family. After years of service to Maryville,

came

the

namesake

declared "Everett

for

Brow

him and

the

n Hall be-

week was

Broun Week" by Mayor

Gerald Henggelcr.

A record 2.4()(),

1

1

registered

v

oters

vv

eni to

the polls for general election, hitting a record

percentage with IX percent of the

total

number of

not

to

5U3WAY

Hubbard

said that the

Dover, director of

"We

safety

said.

simply reworded

school did not press

parts of the job descrip-

Investigation

found

charges because they

tion."

Campus

Safety

had thought the victim of the crime had to

ficers

still

partment. Without a

had failed to report crimes committed on

make

volved

in

commission from

campus.

pressing charges.

lations

and

i

d e d

safety officers as depu-

that

ties to the

Sheriffs de-

the

According

sheriffs department.

Campus

Safety

their arresting

lost

power. lo

iSUBiunv^ Main

campus

recommision campus

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crimes through

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t

minor

Missouri Constitution,

w as elected to the posiion of Nodaway

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wishes to thank the faculty and

student body for their continued support.

the

to

the

the decision

Campus

on

Safety was

Campus

cedures.

Safety of-

were

in-

parking viofirst

aid pro-

The only duty

.Vorihwest Missomidit

not strongly effected

they were not allowed

two crimes had

by the decision.

was making

to

be reported

failed at

the

"We

did not

make

arrests.

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NATIONAL NEWS

a

YEAR OF

lesponding to America's request

for change.

President Bill Clinton

presented his long-awaited economic

program

of ConUnion Ad-

to a joint session

gress in his State of the dress on Feb.

7.

1

His speech implored

citizens to restore their faith in the

government with

the

hope

Clinton

Nation With

brighter future.

Considered ever given

to be the best

a

in

CHANGE

he had

national forum,

Clinton's speech seemed to win the public's approval, despite proposing the second largest tax raise in history.

w ith

His plan promised to reduce the S700 billion deficit

by implementing S247 billion

cuts and

$246

in

One

billion in tax hikes.

taxable incomes over $250,000.

dents, however,

spending of these

taxes included a surtax on the rich, hitting those

possibility of the

were

still

Some

president's battle

promised not

nomics, would only hurt a slowly recovering

middle class," Robbie Oehlertz

economy. They faulted Clinton on

said.

would

affect all

prices

were estimated

go up 7

spending cuts. Clinton also proposed a contro\ersial cigarette

1/2

The a\erage monthl\ was expected to increase

cents a gallon.

and alcohol tax

electric bill

toward Medicare.

and

$200,000-5100,000 an-

income range, and included

sions

were

were important when his first 100 days Photo bv Associated Press.

criticized.

cial

would eventually be used

that

Right-wing radio talk show host Rush Lmibaugh went so far as to bet the Democratic National Committee $1 million that by Jan. 1,

also called for higher in-

tax rates affecting couples

1995, inflation, unemplo\ment, interest rates

and the

tax

deficit

would

all

increase as a result of

Clinton's plan.

For se\eral weeks

Security benefits.

after the address, Clinton

The president also proposed that the Pentagon make $88 million cuts in the military, though

traseled the countryside trying to con\ince rep-

Defense Secretary Les Aspin believed further

fair."

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few

called for $4 in tax increases for every $3 in

that

consumers. Gasoline to

his too

cuts, calling attention to the fact that the plan

increases in Medicare pa_\roll and So-

on

task.

Clinton's plan, a direct reversal of Reagon-eco-

nual

impres-

was not overyet. He also had to

taxes on everyone including the

singles in the

first

the

the

broke his promise by planning to raise

come

into offite

plan,

his

Many Congressional Republicans charged

The plan

sworn

man-

class, but he already

S2.2,'S.

is

the total

win the support of Congress, an even larger

to raise taxes

posed increase was the energy tax

Clinton

Waske

showed 62 percent of

poll

American public supported

Probably the most contros ersial pro-

Bill

made by trimming

Although one

middle class receiving the brunt

on the middle

Jan. 20, 1993. Clinton found that

-by Jane

power.

of taxes which would contradict his campaign

""Clinton

Economic Plan

cuts could be

stu-

concerned with the

promises.

President

Addresses

for a

and


NATIONAL NEWS

100 Days

First

Madonna

Prove Controversial The ally

first

used

ti)

100 davs

(il

e\aluate the

weeks

lot

of criticism during his

in office.

In a poll

Newsweek, afteronc week

\'or

in ottice.

Clinton

had adisapproNul of 32 percent on how he was handling his

was

job. This

as

all

of the

at

had

women. Whether

for pregnant

lift

the

it

was

sexuals

was

were the root of every

the prologue to the book,

parent's nightmare.

were

In 1992.

at

the

Who

homo-

else could

advantages to

it

as well.

(

thought

"I

litiing the miliiar\

ban

"However, there were He had show n himself to be a man said.

was

disgustsaid. "I

sell

Clinton also had troubles with his nominee for Attorney General. Zoe Baird declined the position because of a

controversy around her employment of a Peru\ ian couple ing illegally in the United States as her babs sitter and

part-time dri\er tor nearly two years. After two

more

tries

Clinton settled on Janet Reno.

had fantasies

gave a

little

it

all.

she

more. In her

book "Sex" she gave everyone a

lot

more and then

in

mind, concentrating on the promises he made during the

was anybody but

Madonna

lot

it

might have

Ma-

donna. She was willing

a step further-maybe

to it

two

or three."

Most of

stemmed trom

the

fact that a large portion of

the controversy

around "Sex" was the

dealt

with the

While gays and lesbians were nothing new. the

society

this

written by

Madonna's

struction of the edition

The

limited

book also raised its

ow n.

metal spiral

large

voked the "no-return"

was exposed

to a

those books

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between the covers was

"gag order" was debated, but the action

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soldiers. "It

which.

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decision to

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graphs and erotic

friendly neighborhood

festivities of the inauguration

"gag order" did not allow counselors

letters that

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ceased, Clinton lifted the abonion "gag order." ou-s

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While tor the

LENDING A

most Americans prepared

Christmas holiday, thousands

of United States soldiers prepared for

deployment

to yet

another far away

need. Their destination: So-

land in

malia, a nation in the horn of Africa

FAMINE

devastated by mass starvation, clan

The

warfare and poverty.

HAND

soldier's

purpose: pacification.

was nothing new

Conflict

For two years prior

lia.

Soma-

to

United

to

intervention, the region

States"

struggled in a state of anarchy while

IN

SOMALIA

TOUCHES WORLD -by Kathy Higdon and Jane

Waske

rebel leaders fought for power, de-

stroying the lives of their

own

people.

Food and

road building and the provision of medical care.

Although the Somalis were fed and the fighting

water, basic medical care and shelter were kept

out of reach for most of the Somalians. Denied

humanity, Somali civilians died

at

a rate of 1 ,000

there

Mohammed Fairah Aidid AH Mahdi Mohammed had not spoken in

Warlords General

more than a

year.

trying to keep as

Each clan fought and

stole

much power under them. Food

was the key to this power. Not until terrifying images appeared on Ameri-

were

still

problems

solved. Despite the millions who had to malnutrition,

per day.

and

was stopped,

un-

left

succumbed

overpopulation threatened the

nation. In order to get the nation

undergoing a transfor-

mation. General Aidid and his

Mohammed, met and agreed

rival,

United States liaison office

at a

to a cease-fire.

The warloads ordered

their fighters to lea\e the capital

and

to stop

stealing food.

Although the agreement came,

children clad only in scraps of cloth did the

Somalians

dealt with starvation

United States

dying everyday.

cans" televisions of skeletal

women, men and

react.

still

and people

George

Northwest students were affected as they

Bush gave the go-ahead for Operation Restore

watched television and saw the starving children.

In his last

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to help the

"experiment

in

in office. President

people of Somalia, calling

it

pected to

grew

which some

no more than

a

officials ex-

month. As the days

weeks, the United States" purpose

into

expanded with

last

to include

rifles

months and

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and mortars. Weeks turned into the mission

sosoiTy for the children,'"

"Although

Originally, United States troops were to ensure safe food distribution,

"1 felt

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World Order."

grew asain

to include

1

was glad

Roy Bolarsaid.

to see the cease-fire,

I

still

wondered when the food would be passed around freely and the people would be nourished. It was a

good sign

that the

w arloads agreed

to stop the

fights.""

Due to this, by mid-February, Operation Restore Hope was deemed a success and the United

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Brett Hits 3,000 l-'aiis

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left

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against the Minnesota Twins. "Brett had pla\ed baseball for 19 years and \\ as not sure if he v\ ould pla\ another season. .Shane Johnson thought Brett should have ended his career w ith his hitting

Just a \ear alter the .Atlanta

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lost \o

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At-

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baseball issued a state-

Covvbovs.

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ment apologizing to Canada when a U.S. Marine color guard hung the Canadian flag

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had

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and media

criti-

cism, England royalty

were

still

attention

the center of

and

ridicule.

ess of

York

Ac-

was released. Some, did feel

Newsweek

for the Princess.

finally of-

ficially separated.

cording it

to

was because Sarah

Rumors and tragedy

the royal

family under scrutiny

a friendship with an

once again not only

American bachelor

for scandal but also

of

restrictions life

and because

Becky Vacek

said. "I

didn't knov\

the tab-

were

loids

if

telling

the

truth or not."

Rumors

hold about the tape

and

"I felt sorry for her,"

did not adapt well to

had brought the royal

asked the royal housesorry

its

existence was

church's opposition.

To end

then confirmed. In

still wondered how he could avoid the

December, Prime

this

crisis

some thought

the

problems and confusion in London, the

Windsor Castle caught on

fire in late

November. Although

Minister John Major

Church of England

there

w as no

announced

to

should

ing

damage done,

ment

the royal

that

Parlia-

have

disestablished

itself.

there

devastat-

was water dam-

also surged

couple had offically

Others, said he should

age to the castle. Con-

had offended Andrew.

across England about

separated. Their sepa-

have renounced his

cern rose from the

rocky marriages and a

Later pictures of the

ration

had many won-

rights to the throne for

public saying that

burning castle.

Duchess and another

a conspiracy among Prince Charles'

dering about the future

his oldest son Prince

their

man were

friends, the British se-

of the

William.

should not have been

Tabloids had been

criticizing

Sarah

Ferguson since the day they found out that she would be the Duchess of York. The

seen

in tab-

curity

loids across the world.

The

more skepticism August when, an

service and

maybe even the

royalty caused

palace

establishment to dis-

in

kingdom's

money

tax

throne. If a divorce did

Charles was also

occur could Charles

ridiculed after an al-

While controversy

be crowned king-

leged affair was re-

and rumors continued

still

A

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Diana was confronted

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was

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Charles and Camilla

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Parker-Bowles.

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had called "Squidgy."

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While America's it

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over w reckage to show

that

two years ago Baghdad had been target for allied bombers during

IRAQIS TAKE

Desert .Storm.

War, reconstruction and more war

HOSTILE

had been Iraq's cycle under Saddam Hussein for more than 12 years and despite

some sudden

Iraqi

tures to Bill Clinton,

it

MEASURES

peace over-

seemed

likely

to continue.

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Karl Jont/ said he could not belie\e that after the

Gulf War had ended, the

United Slates "It

the

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had

still

was incredible

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after

to

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Hitler

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should ha\e taken him out of power.

Saddam and

Hussein.

we still had to deal

who caused

It

was men

real grief to

()nl\ hours after Clinton took office,

most two years

and

al-

day of Desert Storm,

to the

skirmishing broke out again. In the northern •iK>-n>'" /one.

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Asa flaming arrow ignited a fanfare of celebration in Barcelona, the

25th Olympic Summer Games began. The games marked a first for many new events. The demise of communism allowed newly independent countries to compete under their ow n flags for the first time. Professional

athletes also

moved

tradition of only

in

changing the

amateur

The games' 257 events

athletes.

resulted in

AMERICAN DDEAM

ATHLETES GO FOR THE GOLD IN

BARCELONA -by Jennifer Krai

809

total

medalists. Although each

person had favorite events they enjoyed watch

ing.

many found themselves tunmg in to just one The men's basketball "Dream Team"

event.

proved the best the United States had itiir

to offer

the all-around silver medal.

Barcelona provided a beautiful backdrop

swimming

Olympic records were

blovs-oul.lhe familiar faces and great athleticism

a big winner with

uas making

to

name Just

much

Also a favorite for many was track and

field.

I

have imagined

on one team."

won

the

I

(^0-meter dash and was

woman

in

the wDrld. Carl

1

women's gymnastics. Under si.\

young

girls

the direction of

faced off against the

once powerful Russia. Although the United

won

a team bronze, the upset

Kim Zmeskal

the

men's

favorite.

Others enjoyed watching events because they interest or

had participated

came when

faltered in individual competition

in the

sport before.

"My

favorite event

enjoyed swimming,"

was swimming because I Mandy Wright said. "I also that

was something

couldn't do and watching the olympians

made

it

with

1

States

12 medals, 45 of

was close behind

When some

led the

them

medal count

gold, the United

as the riuiner-up in total (37).

the flame extinguished over Barcelona,

left

with medal

in

hand, while others

grasped memories. However, as olympians went

back to their

own

knowledge and

country, each

the joy of

left

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Another area where Americans dominated was

Slates

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enjoyed the div ing because

Lewis won a gold medal in the long jump and anchored the United States 4x 00-meter team to

Bela Karolyi,

was

had a special

a few.

the

that

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women, while Pableo Morales

labeled the fastest

a

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Gail Devers

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Late Night King Bids Farewell Much

TV

late-night

the

111

dismay

to the

crowd. Johnny Carson

announced he was

re-

without guests

Letterman began

anil

to

reminisced with a se-

from

CBS. ABC, FOX and

on the

lection of clips his favorite

shows.

Tonight Show" and Arsenio Hall was a risk

tor for syndication, of-

fered Letterman

night

Show," ("arson

wanted

to

mo\e

Throughout

sode

at

an old hotel

downtown

on.

his

"The town got

became known to the pubhc as a man who

party." Danelle

into

tion

humor. His

man\ bouts with Joan Hmer\ and her animals kept Americans laughHis guests ranged

ing.

anywhere from year-old genius k ne

w m ore

10-

a

l

Carsi)n. to a lady

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to-

a

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still

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ferred.

ceived

."i

re-

percent of the

I

a different

\otes compared

time and place? Ac-

Leno's 23 percent.

new

cording to Elite rtdiii-

of late-night televi-

nicnr Weekly, probably

still

not.

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slot

he de-

into a

w iih

NBC obligated him un-

succeed

at

"Dave was at

his best

and Letterman.

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I'd pick

sec-

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it

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night, but

would

had

I

ducted a poll asking

contract and the lOi.^O

watched the

left

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said.

night host they pre-

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show. The whole tow final epi-

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on the

that other hosts

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money-$25 million a CBS. With a $22 million

p.m. time

dressed up

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more

year-he chose

we had

gether and

said.

in

Norfolk.

years as host. Carson

could turn any situa-

epi-

when he was he was most

NBC." Eniertahimeni

show.

King World. adisiribu-

watched

last

CBS

work

(ioing against "The

the host of "The To-

his

free to start

syndication. Although

Carson's hometown of Norfolk, Neb.

from television.

June 30. but then he

was

After 30 years of being

tiring

til

consider offers from

to

Northwest students had

host

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With Carson late-night talk

retired,

show

hosts were competing lor the largest

audience

share,

remained

lo

but

be seen

it

who would

accomplish

this feat,

-by Teresa

Hobbs

and Mike Johnson

their favorite.

Nominations and Awards Honor

stage his final time as host oi the "To-

the

who

night .Show" his final

h a n

words

to

who

were.

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his

Entertainment Excellence

viewers

von

bid

Eric Clapton swept

a

Vince Gill won two

try

awards

tions

Stephen Rca

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heartfelt

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host. Jav

to

i

d 12

Leno.

four awards.

Countrv-miisic

artist

was given

the

ners,

CathL-rlne Dcxeiui

"Indochiiie"

AWoman"

Mary Medonncll "Passion Fish"

"Unforgivcn"

Legend

Michelle

Best Actor Robert

Downey

"Love

Jr.

"Lorenzo's Oil"

Clint Eastwood

Emma Thompson

"Unforgivcn"

A

announced winthe movie indus-

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"Howards End"

Pacino.

"Sccnl of a

PIcifl'er

[-icUl"

Susan Sarandon

"Chaplin"

While the music field

"Maleom X" Best Actress

"A Few Good Men" "Howards End"

Michael Jackson

Achievement Award.

\

"The Crying Ciame Dcn/el Washington

Oscar

"The Crying Game"

"Scent of

while the "Beauty and

a

the

Best Picture

calist.

re-

13

for

Awards.

Female Country Vo-

place Johnny Carson.

years,

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Grammy Award

ceremony on Feb.

for his

Award and Little Richard won the Lifetime

Johnny Carson's 30shows.

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Trial It

began with 81 seconds of vio-

home video and ended

lence on

one of the most destructive

in

racial

disorders in the United States.

It

Results

In

Violent Outbreaks

victed the officers could have faced a 10-year prison sentence.

This second 25.

began on Feb.

trial

had been delayed because of

It

seemed the nightmare never ended juror deceit and the possibility of a lawyer's conflict of interest. for Rodney King as another trial was once again Opening statements finally began began and his name

King and Los Angeles Sgt. Stacey Koon, police officers Laurence Powell. Theodore Briseno and Timothy

themselves back this

time in

new evidence and ques-

bringing

media.

in the

Wind found

in court.

However,

downtown Los Angeles

Prosecution alleged that after

tions.

King they took

police severely beat

him back show him

to the police station to

off to

two other

him

rather than taking

According

to

USA

King was taken

officers faced federal charges If

con-

booking

procedures."

The problems began on March 3, when an amatuer-filmed

1991,

age.

Four federal agents were

killed in

a shootout with a religious

band 10

In

miles outside of

Waco, Texas on

Feb. 28. The agents were attempting to serve a

search warrant concerning

armed weapons

that

were

in their

Branch Davidians, was

cult.

housed

CNN

Howell did an interview with and claimed

fired first.

He

that the police

money order at the Hy-Vee grocery store. The money order was allegedly con-

passing a stolen local

silent protest held it

was

really sad

in a

77-acre

compound

that

held 75 to 80 members. Vernon

Howell, the leader, claimed he was

to

when

ing

students were invited to a

by the Alliance of

Black Collegians. The protest was

resulted in such violence."

not to

show

students in opposition,

Monica Leach said. "I wasn't surprised though, because there

but to

show

their

it

.seemed to be strong racism

Alliance of Black Collegians President Sharon Hardnett said the

rioting left

55 dead, most of

were black, 2.300 injured,

focus was to help recognize racism.

As

damages. Los Angeles was de-

students

left,

Hardnett' s closing

statement was in their minds. "If you don't stand for something,

buildings ravaged and $7 1 7 million in

concern as future

leaders of the United States.

in soci-

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then you'll

clared a national disaster area by

fall

for anything."

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drew swept

DISASTER

and

into parts of Florida

On

Louisiana.

in like a lion

lamb." Hurricane An-

like a

the other side of the

country. Hurricane Iniki ravaged the 1

TRAGIC WINDS AND TIDES LEAVE

lawaiian island ot Kauai and brought

damage

destruction and

AREA

both parts

to

of the country.

The normally picturesque were swept up

\t)rites

in

resort

t'a-

a whirlwind

of wind speeds which reached up to

204 miles per hour

in

Florida and

60

1

miles per hour on Kauai. Expeilssaid that the

w inds of Hurricane Andrew were among

billion

in

damage

in Florida, $1.5

Louisiana and S2.50 million In Florida,

an estimated S2()

in

billion

in

Bahamas.

in the

In

Homestead,

tent cities

shelter to residents

had no place else efficiently

An

Homestead

due

who had

to go.

cities

of the

and

1

wished

I

could have

found out about the destruc-

tion of the hurricane

by watching the news

and seeing the area

li\ed in

1

These hurricanes swept

on TV."

into tovvns

and

left

homes and

many innocent residents. With homes and li\es in

functioned

shambles, \iclims were

up

set

lost their

These

to the help

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Force Base.

were

to pro\ ide

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a costly calling card for

they

wondering

left

if

had jobs and where they could get

still

Guard and countless numbers of volunteers. "I thought it w asde\ asiating to watch the horror

groceries to feed their family.

and destruction of the hurricane on television

country w ere show ing their concern for the

while

sat in the

1

Vergo

said. "I

comfort of

thought

it

my room."

Katie

was ama/ing how w

ill-

ingly people otfered aid and assistance." Iniki,

the hurricane

which

the

hit

Citizens and organizations across the

many people that

island of

island chain's

Hawaii

hit

lirst

this

hurricane

century and the

in a

decade. Iniki

also caught residents oft guard and inflicted

severe I

damage

to the

popular resort island.

or one Northwest student. Hurricane Iniki

close to home. Michelle .Shires,

who had

hit

family

affectd by the hurricanes. Al-

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a

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been there to provide help and support," .Shires said. "I

besides the destruction to numerous

businesses and homes, there was mas.sive destruction to

island, spent

about their whereabouts and safetv.

the worst a hurricane could produce.

Hurricane .Andrew resulted

on the

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Laural Stork said.

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tidal

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surge caused

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RELIGIOUS

concentration camps were rarely

World War II. When they were discussed, death was talked about since

a key word that

came

to

mind.

This time the camps were not

Germany, but

in

in

WAR

Bosnia, Yugoslavia

and had detained and killed religious

members of Muslims and Croats. The fundanienlal objective of the war was

Serbian "ethnic cleansing" of large sections of Bosnian territory and the

expelling of Muslims and Croats so that

Serbs could

move

The Yugoslavian the battle

ground

for

Ottoman Empire.

in.

territory

In

COUNTRY TO

1918, the areas of Serbs, in

1

the country

was named Yugoslavia. The Croats

had always opposed the domination of Serbians.

929

Time magazine reported officials said that

that

Serbs ran

Prem Balasubramaniam and Jason Hoke

-by

Bosnian lO.S

at least

A

Bosnian

Vuk

of the

repc)rt told in

Bratunac,

to death, so

.'iOO

wounded Serbs could

that

was time

for the United States to this

crisis,"

do

Rhonda

Nation peacekeepers tions

construction needs.

%r

in

Yugosla\'ia

left

thousands dead and

who

stayed

were faced with daily shelling and sniper

fire.

During a rare cease-fire, inhabitants rushed to get

tried

economic sanc-

and mediation withiait ending the

"The United States needed said.

in the

Yugoslavia.

.36

percent were Serbs. 30 percent

Croats and Albanians comprised 9 percent of the

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millions in detention camps. People

The death of President Josip Broz Tito in 980 the country's power divided between the different republics. Of the 24 million people of

Crocker

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"It

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Time magazine hu-

Muslims and Croats ran 40 camps of their own where over 6,000 and said

something about

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to

receive transfusions. Serbs denied the sto-

Serbs died.

centration camp.s and the death

No communist domains

According

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ries

raged with

intervention.

at stake.

one?"

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Muslims

up brought back con-

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manded

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Bosnia did not

man-right violations were gruesome, but coun-

ated.

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aroimd the world so why not

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298 Yugoslavia

DIVIDE

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NATIONAL NEWS

World Trade Center Explosion trag-

About.>().()()() people

miiuiies belore the ex-

State

edy struck the World

were occup\ing the

plosion a group claim-

evacuated altera

Trade Center. Neu

i\v

lowers

ing to represent Croation militants

Croatia, police defused

Death,

fire

and

York City's tallest building. An explosion under the

a garage

ill

in

I

when

ID-siors

the

explosion

happened. Rescue

World Trade Center,

hall

to

was

resulted in tires and the

there

two workers

station ceiling.

ha\e

result the

World

still

still

word

killed

Trade Center was

at

and injured about

structural

repairs and

safety changes.

Major

damage was done a

left

that

lOO-foot crater

reached several

that

floors into the subterra-

nean

Victims were trapped for six

hours, others

were rescued by

in

a

bomb

.Sagreb.

outside the

U.S. Embas.sy.

Culkin starred life

III?"

Although McCauley

in the original

and sequel, a

real-

experience seemed too familiar.

Over Christmas, David and Sharon Schoo left a vacation in Acapulco, Mexico

According

to

The

Cily Shir.

\5

i

e

1

9

March

of

as

4

Americans won-

.â&#x20AC;˘\s

dered about the explosion and

bomb

threats.

Mohammed Salameh

others across the world

was

werejustasconcerned.

the onl> person ar-

-by Karissa Bone\

their

Life

grandmother

When

in

Tragedy

Aurora.

111.

home

the parents returned

to

O'Hare

Airport on Dec. 2S. they were

charged with telon) child abandonment,

ciiieliv

leaving their daughters. Nicole. 9, and Diane. 4.

ment. The Schoo's pleaded not guilty to charges.

w

ith

food and instructions.

were then temporarily placed

and misdemeanor reckless endanger-

"For the sake of the children, the best place for

Authorities discovered the children on Dec. 2

Kansas City Star. Nicole called the emergency number after a smoke alarm accidentally went oil. one day after her parents left. The two girls

stairs as

e

to children

heli-

stories.

w

e

Chicago for

walked down

90

r

International

after receiving a call to 911.

far as

he

claims to the blast and

rested.

copters and some

KiiiiMis

earasze.

Alone

seven people .'iOO.

Elsewhere

^'ork the Ijnpire

threat. In

was bomb

Movie Becomes Real "Home

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been trapped.

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extensive security and

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The explosion least

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Huildiiii;

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be was with their natural parents."

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said.

Myrna

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The children had been placed the state

and were staying

in the

in a foster

custody of

custody of

home.

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New Research Second-year Harvard University medical dent

Yung-Kang Chow discovered

stu-

a possible

AIDS virus. The new vaccine contained AZT and dideoxyinosine, two drugs commonly used to treat AIDS patients and a third drug called vaccine for the

Brings AIDS Discoveries

warned people

that this

had not been proven

was not a cure. Since it work he worried that

what they had learned about AIDS and safe

people might place too

much hope

sex.

Chow got the idea for the vaccine while review-

to

ing a grant application in August 1991

in the drug.

Chow was not the only person with misgivings

.

The idea

of a combined drug vaccine was unusual and he received much praise for his discovery.

about the perception of the discovery. Several people said that a cure might make people forget

-by Elizabeth

Brown

pyridinone.

Research on the effects of the drugs was done

on

test

drugs effectively stopped the spread and even killed the existing infection.

Chow's vaccine worked

to

from reproducing, which kept

prevent the virus

from infecting new cells. No experimentation had been done on animals or humans, but other researchers had

same

gotten the

Human

results as

it

Chow.

step in stopping the virus

people with advanced cases of AIDS.

it

Known

'Anyone with AIDS should be allowed

to use

as long as they signed a release form,"

Lydia

Irwin said. to the

Associated Press,

Chow

"Dr.

Kevorkian and

dying or than

his

Suicide

in

letting a

still

assisted in suicide.

supporters claimed the

person live," Arts said.

His death was being

suicides were to take

"Research could help

vestigated

the patience of Michi-

those in pain out of

people

Suicide

homocide. Michigan's

gan lawmakers by

their misery.

just a cop-out to

helping people to an

Kevorkian's suicide

Hving and dealing with

governor signed a law immediately enforcing

problems."

a

By

Feb.

Kevorkian assisted

Most of

patients contacted

was

him

live.

ill

On

of

with cancer or some

cials

15 patients, defying the

other terminal disease.

Kevorkian

19,

in the suicide-deaths

state

law banning doc-

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According

as

Death." pathologist Jack Kevorkian tested

early grave.

would be the next and it would be done on

testing of the drugs

Death Assists

Dr.

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fect

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ef-

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Mimi

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Feb. 25 law offitried

to

that

"Suicide was some-

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after re-

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r\ rthur Ashe, 49. died on leb.

LIVING

6, ot

AIDS complications contracted through a

hiood transfusion.

He was remembered ments

in tennis h\

person

tor his achieve-

being the

win the U.S. Open

to

Wimbledon

tirst

in

1

black

968, the

I975and torank No.

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SURVIVORS MOURN THE LOSS OF LOVED ONES

in

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Foundation

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support the defeat ol

to

AIDS^ Robert Berdella. 4}. died Oct.

10.

of -by

a heart attack in the Jefferson Cit\ State

Tow er

Staff

Pcnitentiars

I9S8, Berdella was sentenced to

In

parole for torturing and

home

killing six

witlunii

lite

young men

in his

Kansas City.

in

Berdella avoided the death sentence by pleading guilt\ in

Hoti

exchange for

Brown.

Lutheran Hospital

Brown

a lighter sentence.

on Nov.

70. died

at

Trinity

hekl an associate professor of economics 1

years. Brov\ n

was

also

games and two Olympic med-

the gold and upset the U.S. basketball team, they

which

still

walked awav with

a silver

Keeler, S3, died

at

her

musicals from the '30s and

6

in a

hospital in Englevv ood. for pancreatic

Gillespie

was

a trumpeter

|a//. In the early "4()s,

who

he and the

revolutioni/ed

late

saxophonist

Charlie Parker created bebop, forever changing the

course of

died

in

Rancho

made

her debut

1

9,

Sam

of the silver screen, Lillian (Jish, 99.

her sleep on Feb. 27

in

Gish began acting at age .^ began. She appeared

her

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also

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April 20

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Nureyev dedicated AIDS.

his

time to educating

others about

Robert Reed, 59. died on May

Dizzy (Jillespie

cancer and

"Breaking the Rules." Kinison also appeared on "Late Night with David Letterman." "Saturdav

Night Live" and the movie "Back

Thurgood Marshall.

his British specials.

at the

15,

be aired after his death.

joined the Grand Ballet de marquis de Cuevas,

Teddington, England.

Henry "Hank"" Iba former Northwest basketball coach died Jan.

bequeath a third

his lortune to

cardiac arrest from

for

was broadcasted in the United States from

to

AIDS research and was also said to have recorded AIDS prevention videos

from heart problems on

most popular star for 30 years. skits

The flambovant musician wrote and perlike "Bohemian Rhapsodv" and "We are the Champions."

He made arrangements

"Ondine."

ambassador

was famous for "The Benny Hill Show," which was seen in over 80 countries. Hill was half-hour show

of .MDS-related pneumonia on Nov. 24.

(it

Hill

Britain's

Rudolf Nurevev

formed classic rock songs

vears after film

tor the plav

also a goodwill

home

rocker of the

Rudoir Nureyev, 54, died

Hill. 67. died at his

end of

at the

the 1990-91 term.

band Queen, died

in

UNICF.F.

Benny

Court

Kinison was popular in the comedy club circuit

63, died of colon cancer in her

Tony

a

Marshall retired

Freddie Mer-

1

Hepburn was

segregated

public education.

cury. 45. the Brit-

Hepburn dazzled movie-goers in such movies as "Breakfast at Tiffany's." "Funny Face," "Charade" and "Roman ioliday ." for which she won an Oscar.

Hepburn

ra-

head-

10, in a

famous movies included "The Birth of a Nation" and "The Whales of August."

Audre> Hepburn. home on Jan. 20.

in

outlaw

19.^4 to

West Nodaway High School.

Kinison, 39. died on April

New York home.

just five

vs.

led the Su-

preme Court

over 100 films. Her most

in

Brown

in

from the Supreme

was

on car accident

black justice.

Board of Education,

in

.Jamie Kinder of Clearmont. died on Feb. 24. Kinder.

first

His most fann)us victory was

cially

and was known forhis screaming outbursts, beret

ja//.

First lad\

in

Street.'"

a graduate of

cancer.

home

Keeler w as the dancing star of Busbv Berkeley

"42nd

uhere he was being treated

medal.

Mirage, Calif., on Feb. 28 from cancer.

Jazz musician and father of bebop, Dizzy

N.J..

1967 by President L)iidon B. John-

in

son and was the nation's

sponsor for the Delta Zeta sororit)

(iillespie. 7.^. died Jan.

Court

game in .Munich was one of the most coiiirmersial Olympic basketball games ev er. Altlutugh Russia won years of coaching. His 1972

als in 41

Ruby

Kansas City.

in

position at .\orthv\est for 2 a

18.

college basketball

Jan. 24 at

to

84, died of heart failure in

1

in

2,

of colon

Pasadena,

Calif.

Reed played

the

famous

father in the long

star

Florence Henderson.

way debut

in

"Barefoot

He made his Broad-

in the

Park" succeed-

ing Robert Redford and gained a television

Maryland. Marshall was named

complications

running show "The Brady Bunch" with co-

School."

Bethesda Naval Medical Center

AIDS

to

the U.S.

Supreme

audience

in

the series

"The Defender."

Obituaries 301


NATIONAL NEWS

I

resident Bill Clinton reversed

his stand

lem

in

on the Haitian refugee prob-

January, causing outrage with

anti-repatriation supporters

may by

and

the United Nation's

dis-

High

Commissioner.

The U.N.'s High Commissioner

REQUEST

HAITIANS

for

Refugees had drafted an ambitious plan in

December

for countries

throughout the western hemisphere to grant temporary asykmi to Haitians.

The High Commissioner was using President-elect Bill Clinton's campaign promise to ""stop the forced

ASYLUM

REFUGE

IN

UNITED STATES -by

Kim Todd

re-

Bush's policy had ordered that Haitians

patriation of Haitian refugees," as United States

tions.

immigration officials made plans

intercepted on the high seas be returned directly

to carry out

Clinton's policy.

to Haiti.

The immigration service began making plans to abandon the policy established on May 24 by President George Bush shortly after the elec-

to Haiti

Over 5,000 Haitians had been

sent back

without assessment of their assertions of

persecutions, since Bush's order

The number of Haitians

was

effective.

fleeing from oppres-

sion in their country since

Haitian-Americans, Clinton said the policy decision

was driven by concern for people drowning Haitian-supporters saw his decision as a

at sea.

victory of the ""professional bureaucracy" which

had shaped and defended Bush's approach

to the

situation.

Clinton aides said the

new administration faced new exodus to south

democratic ally -elec ted

the real possibility of a big

president, Jean-Bertrand

Florida and the prospect of "'50,000 to 100,000

Aristide had been forcibly

ousted

in a military

coup

in

September 1991. According to the

New

York Times,

Miami Coast Guard

offi-

Haitians seeking to

come

here in the next few

weeks," and had been forced

Clinton's pre-election tolerance had prompted

Haitians to build

Haitians wasaresult of the

accommodate

"rumors of an imminent

of

change

Clinton was inaugurated. In

in

United States

Many

Haitians

told officials that they

had

heard "Clinton was presi-

di-

rectly in place to deal with the issue."

cials said, the increase of

policy."

to take the action

because "there was no other policy or plan

whom

as

1,000 boats that could

many

were poised

as 150,000 people, to set sail the

November

most

moment 1992, a

crammed Miami coast, killing hundreds.

with fleeing Haitians sank off the

boat

In an

announcement Clinton

said, ""Those

who

dent and was welcoming

leave Haiti by boat for the United States will be

Haitians with open arms."

intercepted and returned by the U.S. Coast

Hatian refugees request asylum at the U.S. naval base at Guatanamo Bay, Cuba. Photo

Clinton's change of Guard." policy came Jan. 15, and for The United States and Clinton had conseadvocates of Haitian refugees the announcement quently blocked the refugee route and perhaps he to continue the Bush administration policy was a said it best during his radio broadcast, ""Leaving

by Associated Press.

betrayal. In a

Roger

J.

message addressed

to Haitians

and

by boat

Baker

not the route to freedom."

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American Linen Supply 286

Baragary. Beth 201

American Marketing Association

Barber.

201,204,

2fL5

Amnesty International 219, 232, 233 Amos, Kirk 223, 230, 263 Amundson, Lisa 218, 219, 232, 235, 255

Amys,

portion see page 60-63

"1

women."

— Mike

Peterson

of

Wayward

Saints 6S.

94. 95

Abbott, Scott 263 Abholl,

Wendy 255

Bieghler, Dustin 201. 21

199,205,264

Barnes, Kathy

1.

Bradley, Barbara 255 243. 245,

251

Wade 215

268

Amy

265

Biga, Janine

Brahms, Johannes 97

Bird, Lisa 205

Brammer, Brenda 265 Brand, Brandon 265 Brandow, Justin 67, 199

Bishop, Angel

Bamhart, Kirk 264

Bissell,

Anderson. Lisa 249

Barr, Stacy

Black, Jennifer 265

Braughton, David 230,265

Anderson. Nicole 243

Barratl, Christena

Bray, Scott 265

Barry, Matt 41,42,251

Amie 249, 265 Blackman, Chad 186

Andrews. Lindy 263

Barry, Michele 42

Blackney, Shannon 265

Breeze,

Angell, Lori 208, 230, 263

Barry,

Animal Health 303

Barthol, Rick

263

Brandie 263

241

264

Brannon 165

Blair,

1

Blake, Slacie 265

Basler, Joycelyn 255

Blakestad,

TV

Mart 282

Bass, Harold

189

243,

Brejnik, Liz 243

Ann

Brekke,

Blake, Brett 255

255

,

265

Bremer, Jon 22, 265

Bartosh, Steve 213

Apprill, Janet

1

Max

Mindy 239, 265

Barimess, Matt 247

Appliance and

97, 2 14, 23

132,249

Breedlove, Tresa

265

Anzalone, Frank 25

263

Bransetter, Shelly 94

Blair, Jennifer 22,

164, 165

Appleman,

Julie

Brannen, Joe 265

Todd 187

Blackburn,

Robyn 211,255

Barilett,

183

s

Bradshaw, Rick 227, 255 Brady,

21,23,249 Birchfield. Ben 235 Bird, Larry 294

137, 199, 205,

291

Inc.

Brackett, Tina 98, 103,265

Bamett, Monica 264

."Xnloniello,

A Company

18,249.250,271

Barker, Chris 250

Boyles Motors, 236, 265

Mike 201.213 Anderson. James 25

.•\nderson. Stacey

tAcu^ J/^ttc

Bid Day

250

Barhart, Kirk

Barlow, Eric 264

I

to

Amy

Barklcy, Charles 294

Anderla.

matic

Bickford,

Andcl. Kenl 20. 69. 208. 209

320

Boyer, Ethan 241

Barham, Lisa 264

Barker,

144. 146.

Boydston, Karen 255

Mcrvin 211

Bever, Jo 265

.Anaya. Sylvia 236. 263

Anderia, Charles

did understand that

abortion was very trau-

Bettis.

Barboza, Bobbie 264

Barker, Derrick 25. 197

P.J.

Beta Sigma Phi 238. 239

Shalom 205.207.214.264

281

Bremner, Ross

209, 213, 223,

2!

265

Ryan 201,265 Blakey,Lou 178, 180

Brenner, Jeff 249

Brewer. Angi 235

Brett.

George 291

Abdul, Paula 74

Archdekin, RaeAnn 247

Bates,

Norm 245

Blankenship, Nickole 207, 227, 245

Abel. Aaron 263

Ardiz/one, Mark

Bates,

Tom 235,251,264

Blanton,

Abddlrup, Sara 199,263

Argue, Don 57

Bavaro, Brian 235, 247

Blatny, Justin 79, 265

Abortion 60,61,62,63

Arkfeld, Jeremy 241

Bawman, Duane 136

Blaue,

Abrams, Bryan 74. 75

Armes, Chris 25

Bayer, Theresa 22

Blecha,

.'\ccounting Society

Armiger, Chris 239, 263

Bazant, Gero 97

Bleich, Angela 249, 265

Brincks. Daniel 37, 157, 213, 241

Armstrong, Jason 29, 247

Beach Boys 78 Bearcat Marching Band 176,237

Blessing, Henry

Bnncks, Dennis

Bearcat Steppers

Blessing, Stewart 241

Brinkman, Merrill 231

Blomquisl. Jonathan 255

Brinks,

Blondin. Chris

Briscoe.

AC

199. 2t)3

Lightning Security,

ACLU

296

Inc.

170, 171

I

Armstrong, Shannon

70

166,255

Acosta, Marcy 263

Arts,

Mimi

227, 245, 300

.^dams, Jasper 268

Artz,

Amy

263

Adams, Kimberly 263 Adams, Laurel 203 Adams, Nicole- 207

Ash, Brian 78, 79

Bearcat Sweethearts 235. 236

Ashe, Arther 300

Bearcat Villiage 287

Ashley, Brenda 215,217,263

Beardsley. Jodie 264

Adams,

Ashley, Dee

Beatty. Tracy

Willie 282

Advantage '92

3,

266

199

Mohammed

Amanda 223,251 199, 213, 229, 241,

244

183, 229,

168, 182, 183, 2.36,

16,

236, 252, 263

Boehm, Linda 207, 213,

Becker, Janet 255

Boehner, Brooke 249

Becker, Melissa 235

Bolar,

Beckham, Michelle 247

Boggess, Jennifer 214,265

Brooks, Garth 48

Boggess, Todd 241,242

Brooks, Myla

Beebe, Heidi 219,235,264

Bohlken, Robert 219,281

Broughton, David 231

Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown, Brown.

255

Scott 247

Beckman,

249, 265

Brooks, Buffy 255

Aikman,Troy 291 Akatsuka, Sho 3

Azegami, Isao 233

Behrends, Jodi 265

AZT

Behrens. Hollie 265

Bolinger, Bill 265

Behrens, Julie 265

Bolles, Caria

Behrens, Robert 265

Bolon, Holly 247

Belcher, Janice 265

Boltinghouse, Sue

Ayers, Jason

86

1

300

Aldrich, Josephine 255

Aljets.

1

B ars

Don 52 255

see page 44-49

Tracy 237

Owens

Allee. Eddie 251

B. D.

Andra 194,263 Allen, Bonnie 226, 227, 263 Allen, Cindi 207.213,263 Allen, Dana 221,231.255 Allen, Raye 199 Allen, Scott 194,229

Babe, Laurie 199

Allen, Treva 235

Allen,

Allen, Waller

Baca,

233, 296

24

,

244, 245,

Bell.

Amy

Bell,

James 178

124, 21

1,

Bonella, Angela

213, 225, 255

197,237

Boney, Karissa 209. 243. 265

Bell, Jennifer

249,255

Bonkowski. Don 218 Bonus. Matt 255

Bellof, Brian

215

Boos. Katina 265

Belz, Carey

199

Booth. Jeff 158

Belzer, Nial

203,2.55

Booth. Tracey 245

Bahrenhurg, Greg

Bcnda, Kalhy 245

Bopp. Scott 253

Benedetti, Tina 265

Borchers.

Beneke, Jeff 203

Boring, Slacy 213,247,255

199

Mike 253

Baichoo, Noel 255

Bailey, Keisi 1

168

Bond, Kit 34, 35, 287

245,249

Belik, Julie

Ann 254

Bade, Gerry 238, 239

Baier, Slacy

249

279

229, 265

47,231,247

Bachman, Scott 165

Baich,

232,

15, 117,

243

Baccoicchi, Kitty

Alloway, Marolyn 275 24,

Library

Anne 197

BACCHUS

221,263

Alliance of Black Collegians

Alpha Gamma Rho

Deb

Belik,

264 191

Bailey, Patrick 255 Baird,

Connie 16

Tony

Brook, Tricia 255

Brooke, Leonard 161

Roy 290

Bohrmann, Becky 230, 265 Boldt, Jennifer 208 Bolen, Lisa 243

Tom

Broadstreet. Melissa 226, 265

Becker, Brian 226, 264

Beem, Beverly 255 Beeman, Sonya 2 8, 230

Alger.

265

203. 209. 265

Aubuchon, Christine 264

Aykroyd, Dan 73

Alexander,

Debora 265

Brockmann, Amy 255 Broemmer, Tim 249

AIDS 300,301

Aidid, Gen.

Tim 59.203.243.291

Britton. Jon

170

Bill

I-t4

Britton. Jennifer

265

Bobby Bearcat Bobo,

Kara 203. 207. 265

Briseno. Theodore 296

Blunt, Shari

264

Bright.

Brinker, Justin 247

Blue Key 210,211,212

Beaumont. Dina 51. Beavan, Kerry 264

199.225.265

Briggs. Brenda 255

Atlanta Braves 291

Auriemma, Dana 239 Aulen, Carrie 264 Aversman, Craig 264

Farrah 290

Ryan 265

Cathy

Bodenhamer, Kiley 241

199,202

198,

Autfert, Lynette

Agnew, Amy 214,263 Agronomy Club 201,202

Brier.

265

166,255

Show 229

Bridal

Beaver, Tara 245

ery

10, II

Ag Ambassadors 228, 229 Ag Business/Economics Club AgClub 202 Ag Council 199,201

17

Ashwood, Margaret 213 Association for Computing Machin-

Adiard, Elaine 263

Administration Building

13, 176. 177. 236.

237

Tony 246

178. 236. 255

Bennerotte, Gary 281

Bom, Edward 243

Bennerotte, Kara 249

Borst, Linda

Brown. Brown. Brown. Brown. Brown. Brown. Brown. Brown. Brown. Brown.

124,255

Amy

265

Becky 185,219,236

Bob 301 Brenda 235 Claudine 221,231,265 Elizabeth 205, 209. 255

287

Everett

.34.

Gerald

156. 157

Jason

146

Julian

178

Les 89

Mandy

166

Melanie 214.236.265 Melissa 265 Paul

189

Rachel 247. 265

Brown. Rebecca 265 Brown. Sarah 205,265 Brown, Stephanie 255 Brown, Stumpy 89

265

Bennett,

Dave 239

Bosisio,

Bennett,

Deanna 265

Boucher. Thomas 97

Browning, Ashley 199,249,255

Bennington, Michelle 249

Boucher. Jeremy 25

Browning, Ed 199

Matthew 85

Brownfield, Sherry 255

Alpha Kappa Lambda 13,19.25,29,

Baird, Shcreen

30,

186,241,242,250 211,212 Alpha Phi Alpha 19, 28, 30, 240, 24 250 Alpha Sigma Alpha 4, 6, 8, 20. 2

Baker, Diane 264

Benson, Dave 165

Bougher. Joe 221.265

Browning, Karen 265

Mu Gamma

Baker, JetT 264

Benson, Jennifer 185,191

Bowen. Jason 265

Browning, Robert 265

Baker, Jennifer 207, 255, 264

Bentz, Daniel 255

Bowers, Brad

Bowman, Angel 225, Bowman, Billie 265 Bowman, Duane 203 Bowman, Jane 265

Alpha

1

1

1

22.24,30. 31. 186. 187. 240,

16,

264

Baker,

Tonya 152

Bentzinger, .-Xndrea 249

Baker,

Wade 215

Beran, John 239

Bakert, Lisa 241

Berdella, Robert 301

241,243.246.250.251.297 Alpha Tau Alpha 21I.2L3

Balasubramamam, Premala 209, 213,

Bergren, Jodi 243. 245, 248

Alsbury. Fayetta 88

Balfour, Tre 74

Bermudez, Adrian 233, 235, 265

Alsup. Maria 263

Bandy, Carrie 264

Berry,

Alsup, Richard

Bankson, John

Berthelsen, Andrea 232

All,

168, 169. 182, 183

Richard 25

217,255 Ambrose, Shelly 263 Altrock, Heather

304 Index

217

Berkenpas,

199, 207, 209, 225,

264 Baptist Studenl Union 2

8, 2

1

9,

220.

165

Anne 50

Bertoldie, 1

Guy

Amy

265

Bertrand Arislede, Jean 303 Bess,

Keyma

77. 233. 265

2

226, 227

Browns Shoe Fit Company 302 Brumbaugh, Bnan 251 Brummer, Wyatt 197 Brune, Tracy 230,265 Bruner, Brad 241

Brunner, Mark 255

Bo.xley, Lisa 201

Boyart, Nate 232

Bruntmeyer, Regina 265

Boyce, Matthew 255

Bryant, Cari 243,255

Boyd. Debbie 255

Bryttn, Kristin

Bo\d. KyLee 265

Buchta, Peter 197

Buckhom Boys 223

Boyd, Steve 255 Boydston, Bryan

247

165

Budl, Michelle 225


t

(

Cox. Brian 254 Cox. Dara 218.219.267

hrisisWay Inn 4.20 150

I'hrisiopher. Charles hu.

Cox. Karen 211.267

Anlhea 233

K

Circle

Cox. Sheila 267

266

Cipp^ineri. Traci

Clapper. Marianne 247

Craig. Brandon 21

Clapton. Eric 295

Craig.

Clark. Deborah 281

Craig.

Clark. Jenniter 223. 229. 266

Grain. Jennifer 201. 245. 267

(lark. Ke\in 247

Cramer. Ellen 267

Clark. Clark.

Craven. Jeanine 267

Robyn 207.21.1.266 Shaw n 266

Crawford. Anita 255 Crawtbrd. Brian 243, 267 Crawlbrd. Corey 249

Clark. Troy 203

Clarke.

Craw

Clary.

Creglow. Melissa 166

Mike 221 Chanda 217

Crissler. Katrina

Clayton. Scoit 215.255

Crist. Critel.

Croatia 299

Clevenger. Cory 24

Croeco. Jennifer 235, 236, 267

266

.

1

Crocker, Rhonda 201, 213. 267. 298

168. 182, 183

time. James 255 (lingman, Lori 21, 241

Cromley Mark 237

Clinton. Bill 6. 33, 63, 78. 286, 302

Crosscountry 182. 183 Crouch Aviation 289

.

Crook. Brian 203

Chelsea 106

linton.

Crouse. Lisa

140

(lites. Shelley

Clutter. Call

oters ater his appearanee

on MT\' and The Arseiiio Hall Shou

uhrmcisicr. C.id)

UiS,

I7S.

Caldwell. .Sle\e Caley. Heather

I7S

Scoll

unsc. Jennifer 265

187 185

Callee. Kendel 255

urjsco.

Gina 237

Calfec. Seoti

IW

ures.

Jody

267

Crozier.

Amy

267

Cro/ier. Lauree 235. 247

247

Co-Ed Soccer Club 235.2.16

Crucheiow, Troy 24

Codina. William 266

Cruise.

Greg 21.24 Coflman. Amy 232 Colfman. Cortney 255

Crutcher, Sara 211,267

Coffer.

Tom 46

Cue, Heidi 236.267 Culbertson. Chrisla 214

153.155

Culbertson. Robert

Cauldwell. Mike 244

Cogdill. Deandra

Ca> wood. Grady 178

Cole. Greg 266

Culjat, Heather

CBS

Cole. Rachel 237. 255

Culkin,

Cole. Sheila 20.3.271

Cullen, Terri

Coleman. Caly 24

Cullen, Theresa 229,231. 267

70, 7

243.266

Chadwiek. Aimee

Amy 2M

Jill

Pholo hy Associated Press.

Cecil. Kari

Caltee. Jane 265

uraseo.

ures.

44. 245.

246. 247

\T).

219 .Uio.

210

Caldwell, Miehael

241

utiali. Bills

.

younger

2.19.

Crowder. Jennifer 226

Todd 251 Clow. Ed 243

lo

Brenda 247

(|ea\er, Emanuel 232.233

elites.

appealed

255

LeRoy 281

Clemens. Roy 199.227.266

<

Bill Clinlon. C'lnilon

211,212,217

lord, Elisabeth

Claude. Scott 21. 197,245

(line. Chariene

nominee

Randy 267 Shannon 199. 255

266

(lark. Melissa

Tscniii H.ill points lo his yucsl. prcsidcruial

Carey 165

Craft.

229. 2.30

19. 30,

208. 213.

243, 266

Coleman. Percy

231.266

66

McCaulcy 299 220,221.225

Cumniings. Brian 215

178, 181

Cummings. Colleen 245

Coleman.

Tom

Coleriek.

Rob 266

Cuminings. Diane 168.169

Collantes. Jennifer 232, 266

Calocoe/I. Miehael 211

Chamas, Ginger 221 Chamas. Neflle 183,221 Chamle), .-Xaron 174 Champion, Tim 130,239

Champs

199

254

Calfee. Slacey

35.

.34.

287

iuri:ess.

Caryn 2Mf

Calvin. Kassandra

Sports 64

Collelt,

Tim 266

Cummins. Kendra 255 Cunningham. Christina 247 Cunningham. Jenny 243

iuryhcr.

Dean 217

Campbell, Bruee 255

Chance. Kelli 255

Collins,

Gary 221.281

Curran, Vince 228

Campbell, Caihleen 265

Chandler. Jennifer 223, 227

Collins,

Herman 281

Curtis, Julie 241

Campbell, Janelle 207, 221, 255

Chang. Ai-Yeng 255 Chang. Shao-Wei 233.

Collins,

Lynne 267

Custer, Nate

199.217

Kelly 201.2.^1.24.1

lur;.:cr.

luncd Child liirke,

I

10. Ill

.Sharniyn 247

iurkelt.

Danna

Miekie 239. 26.S iurncll, .Shawn 255

26?

Jill

iurns.

Amy

Jurns,

Dave 168

Jurns.

Dianne 207. 229.

24.S

2.15. 2.17

247

3iirrims. Brad 3url.

Brant

Jurtis. Erie

Color

Chapin. l.ydia 23. 249. 266

Colton. Sharon 217.267

Chaplin, Charlie 90

Capitol .Steps 78. 79

Chapman, John 255 Chapman. Lea 255 Chapman. Valerie 249 Chase. Andrea 247 Chavala. S., M,D. 296

Combs. Jason 201,203.213 Computer Managmenl Systems ety 201.202

Caplan.

Tma 211.213

CAPS

74,

101.228.229.2.10

I7X

Caputo. Lucy

251. 265

Cardinal

3ush. George Bush.

Chapin-Carpenter. Mary 295

Rohen

3.1.

286. 290. 296. 302

152. 154

Bushner. David 255

172.247

Key 211.212

Ramona

Me Badd

281 68, 74,

Conaway. NaShaa Conner. Shawna 2

76. 209 1

3.

225, 254

Chavc?. Jose 187

Connolley, Killeen 207.267

CHLHRS

Connors. Stacey 227. 267

238

Chen. I.i-Hsin 201.255

Constable. Karen 267

CARr. 153

Chen. Yi-Ming 255

Constantino. Jay 85

Career Day 64. 65

Cheng. Tiong Tan 233, 262

Cook. Brenda 243

Carey. Mare 223. 265

Cook, Brian 199.241

Carlson. Shantel 225. 265

Cheong, Ashley 233 Cheong, Kai-Choong 255

Cooper. Rusty 201.255

Beeky 243

Carmiehael. Lora 255

Chi Alpha 218,219,220,221 Chi Phi Chi 238. 2.19

Copp, Crystal 267

Butler,

Karen 265

Camahan. Mel 287 Carriek. Don 205

Chiang. Kenneth 266

Coppertield, David 93, 100

Butler,

Miehacia 247

Carroll.

Adam

Chicago Tribune 85

Copplc. Andrea 247

Carroll.

Ann 255

Childe. Ken-v

Carroll.

Dakota 129

China Gate 293 Chinese Student Organization

Butler,

Thad 251

Bullerllcld, Darrin

Bybec.

Rohm

221

225. 226. 231, 265

170

Kim 129,217,255 Top 106. 107.228

Carroll,

Carrot

Carson. Johnny 295

c auses see page 44-49

Calderon.

Mark 74

Caldwell.

Amy

247

Caldwell. Miehael 245. 247 Caldwell. Mike 210.246

Carter's Clinic

Pharmacy

Carter. Nale 25 Carter. Sharon

28

Vanessa 249 Carter. William 65 Carter, ^'avonna 266 Carter,

Casson. Tract 23

1

.

235, 266

Calderon.

Mark 74

Castillo. Tate

Caldwell,

Amy

Castro. Lorena 207. 233. 266

247

199.266

D ating "I

was taught

236

.III

St in

date,"

Rrandow

tkcu^ d/9HC

Corbin. Keith 239, 267 Coriey, Roger

233.

2.14

197

Daggett. Corey

Cossins, Etta 255

Dahlgaard. Ryan 249. 255 Dahlquisl, Fay

Chitwood, Kim 255

Coitingham, Elizabeth 267

Daiber, Mari

Chop. Bob 244

Cottle,

Chor. Steve

Couchman, Toni 187

165

Ct)urter.

Christensen. Michelle 249. 266 Christensen. Ravena 207 Christensen. Scott 241.245 Christiansen. Christine

David 207

Coursen.

266

17.38.266

65

Dahir. Erin 245

Cotter Travel 295

Chow. Yung-Kang 296

1

Corrado, Ericka 76, 267

Ching. Alejandro 233.281

Christ. Marchelle

to be re-

my

sponsible for

Cooney. Michelle 32. 255

John

265

Soci-

Comstoek. Terry 3

Bullcr,

Butler, .Scoll

Company 289

230

Sutler,

178

49

Printing

Cyrus, Billy Ray 106

Ci>llins,

Caputo. Julie 172. 173

iush. Belly 281

Custom

Collins, Mareella 267

2.14

Chang. ^a-Ping 205

Capps. Philip 265

Miehclle 2.11.255

College Republicans 32

Campin, John 265 Campus Safety 287 Candy. John 73 Cannon. Theresa 245

Cappel.Tim 205.265

Derek 265 Sums. Dana 255 Jurrell.

Jurris.

197

Campbell, Lori 265

2.'i.';

links.

iuniison.

172. 173

Callahan. Julie

Amy Adam

229,267

184, 185. 2.19.

267

Dake. Julie 98 Dalbey. Angela 199

254

Dalbey. Danielle 207. 213. 255

245

Dallas

Ray 281 Covell. Robert 267 Cowan. Bradshaw 227.237,267 Courier.

CowgilLEnn 255

Cowboys 291 Wendy 267

Dalton,

Damm.

Stephanie

110

Damron, Ben)i 232 Dang. Shenen 233

Index 305


Dymond. Mike Dvmond, Sarah

Daniels. JcIT 203

DeMay.Teena 231.267

Dorrel, Holly 237, 267

Daniels, Scott 203. 267

DcMoss. Darla

Dorrel, Lance 33, 203

Danner. Pat 34. 35. 287

DeMolt. Diana 281

Doubledec. Brock 226

Environmental Service 7

Dannnn. Debbie 239 Darr. Retta 267

Dennehy. Krisiy 267 Denney. Nicholas 267

Dougan. Jennifer 267 199.267

Epling.

Douglas. Clint

Erhart. Charles

268

Daup, Barbara 249.

Dennis. Chad 20,241

Douglas. Edwards 19,155,318

Erickson. Leah

168. 172. 173

Dentlinger. Connie 230. 256

Douglas, Robert 267

Erickson.

Daviaull. Denis

Amy

2.'i.'i

lO.'i

2,36.

267

205.223

197.

29

1

English. Jennifer 236

Enleruiinmenl Weekly

Bob 241

Mark 243

Denton. Rebecca 267

Dousharm. George 256

Ernst. Robert

Davis. Angela 245

Derry.Taunya 219,221.267

Douthat, Mike 282

Eschbach. Bobby 241

Davis, Brian

Derscheid.

Davis.

247 165

Davis.

Kim 245

Dawn 249

Dettro. Stacy

Tom

Dover,

Detmer. Richard 150. 199

Davis, Carol 281

Downey

243

268, 287

Jr.,

268

Aaron 249

Esler,

DowElanco 293

295

Espey, Ben 287

Robert 295

El ection

Essam, Mike 251

Dawn

DeVault. Penny 281

Drake, Juhe 267

Devenu. Catherine 295 Devers. Gail 294

Drake, Kari 97

Devine. Chelisa 237

Dreessen. Shari 203. 256

DeVore. Jenmler 184. 185.267

Drennen, Tracie 243, 267

DeVries, Russell 251.267

Drevlow, Ann 256

"The whole atmosphere of the election seemed to

Dew. Lavenia 245. 267

Drey. Lisa 267

be different."

Dcwhirst. Robert 36, 197,254

Dreyfus. William 267

De Young. Becky 231,249 De Young, Ron 156. 157.281

Dnskell. Cheri 267

De Anda, Eduardo 70 De Arvil, Ann 217

Dickerson. Bryan 267

Driver. Sherry

Dickman. Tracy 13.159.245

Droegemueller. Chris 215

Deal. Karie 267

Dickson. Jennifer 267

Droegemueller. Hope 219. 235. 236.

Deah I.Chad 189

Dierkens, Eric 201

Dean. Brian 168.267

Dicrkmg. Jami 230

DuBois. Katherine

Dean, Jason 245

Dictench Hall Council 223

Ductker. Jody

Diggs. Michelle 267

Dull. Lauri

DiMartino. Dave 251

Duffy. Regina 267

Easterla.

Dmgwerth. Laurie 249

DuFrain. Joe 254

Eastland. Catherine 243

DeBlauw. Jenny 226. 230. 267 DeBuse, Todd 251

Distinguished Lecturers Scries 71

Dugger. Julie 256

Eastridge. Blaine

DeFoor. Stephanie 82. 225

Dixon. Jennifer 239

Dunlap.

Degase. Carta 256

Dobbins. Deidre 267

Dunlop, Jennifer 209

Ebcrsolc,

DeJameite. Ronald 256

Dobson. Derek 207

Dunning, Lisa 267

Ebrccht,

Dodds. Charles 213

Durbin, Kelly 64

Eck, Lori 256

Farley, Melissa

Deli 50

Dodge. Melinda 209. 256

Duro. Juhc 247

Eckert, Jennifer 249

Farrar, Brandi

239

Delmonl. Trent 267

Dodson. Tami 239. 267

Dust. Martin 232. 267

Eckholf, Gayla 51. 166, 167

Farrell, Justin

256

Doetker. Jody

Duvall. Danette 267

Eckles, Chris 249

Fastenau. Julie 247

Duvall. Stephanie 207, 267

Edge. Michael 205.251.267

Fawcett, Michelle 256

207.231.245 Dollcn. Brandon 267 Donahue. Jeff 203

Dvorak, Joseph 256

Ediin. Melissa

Dwyer.

Edmister. Kelly

Davis, Denise

10

1

Davis, Jim 267 Davis, Kendra 239 Davis, Nate 249 Davis,

Tim

203, 207, 22

1

,

239, 24

1

255 Davolt. Aaron

183

168.267

Davolt. Eric

Dawson, Susan 267 Day, Angela 247 1

Deardorll*, Jennifer

267

Deason, Chris 66, 67. 255 Deatherage,

DeJong.

Jill

Tammy

213.255

Dixon. James

267

DeLong. Jason 207 Delta Chi

19, 23. 24, 25, M).

242, 243, 246, 25

Delta

187.

Drake, Tanya

Euler.Todd 165

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

Eustice, Eustice.

Rheba 166, 167, Rhonda 166

182, 183

Evans, Douglas 243

Kelli Hairison

Evans, Marsha 282 Evans. Rodney

1

78

Evans. Sherry 239

243, 245, 256

Eveready 299

tAcUt d/9Hâ&#x201A;Ź

2

Earl

1

184. 191

185

May Garden

185

Eastep, Gary 25

199.256

Eastep. Kris 24

Dukes. Angel 208, 225, 236. 267

Dollard. Jean

1

268

Essing, Blake 268

Dnskell. Karla 229 19,

235

168

Ezzell. Jason

Jeremy 168

Ezzell,

267

178

Doetker. Kerry

169.267

168,

Esser,

Esser, Dennis 203, 209,

see page 32-35

Pam

23, 247,

256

267

1

Center 37

r

Day

amily

245

.

see page 16-17

David 239. 282 168

Faber. Carrie

14. 140.

1

256

Faga. Jamie 21

Eastwood. Clint 295

Fair,

Eaton. Corey 256

Fairfield,

Guy 282

Jenny 205

Brad 203, 256 20

Fall Freeze

Mike 231

Family Day 6,9,

267

12, 16, 17,

176

268

Feeney, Joe 85 Fei.

Dye, Betty 226

197,235.256 Edmonds. Dan 282

Donaldson. Julie 267

Dyer. Al

Edwards, Allison 198,209,256

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Donaldson. Kimberly 211. 267

Dyrnond, Carol 129,205,209

Edwards, Deena 243

31.187. 242. 243. 244. 245.

Donovan, Colleen 267

Dymond, Megan 129

Edwards, Kenya 205

248,249,301

Dorman. Scott 49,251

Dyrnond, Michael 239

Edwards, Tyler 243

Sigma 250

Phi

29, 240. 243. 246.

Delta Tau Alpha 213.214

Delta Zeta

18.

19,22,23,24,28.30.

Brett

165

218,219,221 Fellowship of the Tower Gaming Society 238, 239

Eggers, Jason 215

Don

Ehlers.

Ehlers, Kris

Fellon, Jeffrey 25

Fengel, Anthony 268

1

.

239. 267

207.213.256

158,215.256 199.202

Ektcrmanis. Tina

241.268

Elliott,

Fink. Stacy 247

Financial

Bud

Shanon 213,241 Chuck 37 Rob 268 Ryan 178

home

football

game. The new section was added

247

Ange

65, 205, 256

Elmore, Kevin 223, 226, 239

Fisher, Anita

15,223,231

Elmore, Tyrone

Fisher,

Thomas 247

Fishier,

Lynne 247

178

Brcnda 254

Robyn 268

Emerson. Susan 282

Fisk.

Emmack, Nathan 241,268 Emmons, Dawn 205. 207. 245. 249

Fitch, Jennifer

Emperor Maximillian

Fitts,

I

97

213

Fitness Center 50, 5

Jason 268

limpire Stale Building 299

Fitzgerald,

Encore Presentations 71

Fitzgerald, Shelly

256

Filzpatrick, Keith

268

Amanda

37. 130

Donnie 256

Endsley. Jenny 245. 247

Flag Corps 236, 237

Danny 219,232.256 Engle, Jay 199.201.244

Flaherty, Kristi 222,

Encss.

Englert. Scott

306 Index

Finney. Michael 217, 221, 229. 256 Fischer, Sheri Fisher,

Endicoit.

a

13, 178, 179, 181

Jennifer 268

Ellison-Auxier Architects, Inc. 297

Else,

at

Brad 256

Ellis.

Ellis,

could gather and cheer on the "Cats. Photo by Tony Miceli.

Fett.

Management Association 201.203.204 Findlay. Roc 268 Fine. Andrea 256 Fink. Kurt 187,243

Ellis,

Bearcub section

Tony 243. 245 Becky 245

Ferris.

Filger.

Elliott,

the

John 213, 231, 243, 251. 256

Fick. Jennifer 235. 268

Elliot.

sit in

Chad 243

Fen-is,

Elections 32. 33. 34. 35

Ehck. Matt 168. 169

fans

Fen-is,

Elam. Jason 5,87,217,223 Elgin. Jessica

Young Bearcat

Ferguson, Scott 249

Fernando, Gordon 53, 233. 235. 254

Eiswert. James 34.215 Eivins, Jackie

Ferguson, Chad 219,221,251

Fero. George 211. 282

110. Ill

Eisele. Michelle

to the stands so that children

268

211,213,221

Rebecca 22

Ame

.

Felton, Lisa

Eichner, Steve 268 Einig.

1

256

221

Ehlers, Marjean 56. 221 Ehlert.

Chee Leong 258 Amy Young 78

Felices,

268

Flaig,

256

Lon 247

Flanagan, Richard 318,319


IW

FIcak, Chris

Gullickson. Kevin

168

Gilcspic. Terri

Fleming. Jason 245. 58

Gillenwatcr. Marcia 269

Fkming. Mjr) 2.^5 FlLming. Ron 209

Gill.Vince 295

Di//y

Ciillespie.

268

Ficlchall. Trisa 2.W.

Gum.

Flml.

Gillmore. Brent 65

2(13

Flowers. Cicnnilcr 286

Foils,

...

49

1

Ciish. Lillian

Ann 249

Ford,

Dawn

to

gii

105

h.ibil to

it ii

ihc

all

Glesingcr.

268

14. 2.W.

-Ke\iii Hehiier

66.67. 187.257

l.ori

Ford. Michael

Sara 268

Ford. Slaeey

Fornianek, Kcndra 269 178. 181,2.^1

Forney, Paul

257

Forrei. Melissa 2.19.

Forsherg. Rcnac

269

22.1.

Foster. Lisa

Susan 26

Foster,

Hart.

Hackmann. Chad Hackwonh. Tom

243, 257

Hart.

97. 168. 183

Hart.

Harlman. Lori

Hartman. Robin

Gore. Al 78

Hagemann,

Hascall. Vikki 2.16. 257

Cose. Warren 54. 150. 152. 151

Hager, Angelique 269

Hassig. Becky

Gowler. Lisa 269

Hagerty,Kara 119,269

Haiti

Gragg. Kelly 247

Hahn, Craig 241,245

Hauschel.

Graham. Daren 165

Hahn.Renee 166,207,235,236,269 Haile, Melissa 229

Hawkins. Karen 249

Hailey, Chris 245

Hawley.

Haines. Dustin 257

Haydcn.Dana 270

208

Anthony 251 12.

1.1

Thela Upsilon 211.211

199

247

Angela 269

246

Cirant, Jennifer

Fra/ier. Ashlee

Ganon. Kim

Garrett.

Kevin

Gasiorowski. Lisa CJasmp. Jeremy

Gathercole. Jenifer

201. 225. 226.

257 Froesehl.

226

Adam

24.1

Froscheiser. Julie 249. 257 I

Richard

riicht.

28.

CJreen. trie

Arsenio 286

Hebner. Kevin

Hall,

Andy

Heck. Todd 201 202. 2

Hall,

Frank 218,219

Hall,

168

Hallock, Bill

Greene. Odell 201

Hallsion,

HALO 1.12.

211, 211.

197. 207. 241

Gregg. Marci

17,

1

207, 229,

1

.

257

Heiman. Karen 208. 257 Heimann. Chris 249

199.207.241.270

Hcin/eroth.Joel

168,257

Heldenhrand. Shawna

205. 207.

214.270

Ken 251

Heldstab. Curtis 67. 207. 222. 225.

233.2.14

226. 270

HaUerson.Tara 166 Hamann. Karmi 199.205.269

Heldstab. Stephanie

Hamilton, Brantlon 217

Hellcbuyck. Jennifer 270

Hamilton, Ryan

166.203.257

22

Hecse. Kevin 29.241

269

168. 169

19.

Heckman. Donna 199.257

Nathan 29

Greene. Heather 220.221

13.241 .

Hallberg, Karyn 40,

178.181

198.

199.257

100

217.257 Hemminger. Sara 190. 191 Heller. Milissa

Gregory. Pat 64

Haney. Courtney 249

Hendershol. Tyler 251

Gay. Trcvlin 110

Grell. Siacey 207.

Hanrahan. Galen 203. 205

Henderson. Deborah 207. 221. 257

269

Hansen. Ben 178

Henderson. Florence 301

Geary. Brian 249

Griffen.

Amanda 269

Hansen. Jennie 241

Hendren. Joyce 270

Gcddes. l.aDonna 282

GrilTm.

Bob 14

Hansen. Nicole 243

Hendricks.

Gegg. Chris 207.221 Ciehrman. Heidi 257

GrilTin. Stewart

Hansen. Rick 241

Hendrickson. Mary Jane

Hansen. Scott 207. 257

Heng. Jen 22.

Geiger. Michael 219. 269

Griflnh. Theresa 269

Hansen. Scotte 269

Henggler. Gerald 287

Genlhe. Karri 209. 269

Grindle. Stacey 247

Hansen. Stacey 143

Henjes. Matthew

Gentry. Bobbi 217

Grissoni. Linda 269

Hansen.

.

Crenier, Shena 2.10

Robert 269

Griffith.

20(1. 2(1

1

257

Jenny 247

Henning. Doug 100

Gross. Tracey 257

Harding. Patrick 205

Henry. Mary

Grove. Craig 168

Hardnell. Sharon 296

Henry.

Fry.

Aaron 22.1.269 Fry. Carrol 282

Gerken. Leigh 21.1.216.226.2.1(1,

Grooms. Malt

Frye. Charles 217

Gcrmcr,

Bill

29, 247

199.270

Henle. Jason 270

Hennig. Angela 27(1

211.

24(1.

241.

1

78

16

24.S

Hanway. Karcy 269 Hanway. Mark 257 Harding. Mark 269

Croen. Molly 41.42

247

Wendy 47

Anne 24

Hanson. Cynthia 257

Criswold. Melanic

257

205 George. Tony 22

Henning.

Wes 178.219

Henry. Bob 152. 154

Tom

191.270

249

199.205.257

Gibbs. Michelle 210. 269

Gruber. Loren 282

Hardy. Anita 269

Hensler. Miki

144, 146

Gibson,

205,214.257 Gibson, Pal 245,251 Giermann, Karla 269 Gieseke, Dave 97. 105

Gruhe. Julie 2.10

Hardy. Julia 199.211.229

Hensler. Nicola 270

Guardado. Thad 181

Hardy.

Giesken. Chris 266

Guarino. Dina 257

Harin. Jeff 269

Hepburn. Jennifer 184. 185.2.16

Giesken. John 269

Cubser. Gina 150.208.221.269

Harkrider. Jennifer 269

Herauf. James 213.249

Gude. Fred 251

Harlin. Jeff

Gueten. Diana 52

Harlow.

Fulk. Nancy Fuller,

Kent

Fuller,

Kevin 269

Fulton, Richard

.14,

121

Shona 257

Furlong.

Hall,

HalKJoann 269

Frueh. Stephanie 269

Fulton.

244. 246. 248.

.10.

Greer. Stephanie

219

Geology/Geography Club

121. 161

Frueh, l.ynelle 2.15

246

.

(javre-Wareham. .Moysia 105 Ga/.away

Derek 214.2.10.269

1

199.203

Kim 244

Hammar. Paula 218

French. Jonica 249

Freshman Orientation 227. 228 Friedman. Andrea 269

Healon.

Gregory. Jennifer 247

Ciaus. Curtis

178. 216. 257

Heang. Bee Ong 233

110.208.209

Heartland View

245. 249

257

Bill

80

Headlee. Elaine 207. 214. 229

Haley. Mike- 22

Greenfield. Leilani

Gaul. Julie 257

221,2.15,269

Frischmeyer. Brian

20.1.

HBO

146

Hall

Gray. Erin 219

Cireenc. Stacy 208

269

Gates. Marsha 77.214.269

Freestone. Robert 257

Andrew

7.1.

170

Hake

Haley. Kerry 247

Green. Clarence

Gar/a. Christina 269

Ha/cn. James 178.219.270

Haley.

Green, Carrie 257

269

247

Hays.

Hake. Sara 269

287

.14.

Tom

Hainkel. Alan 229. 269

Hainkel. Crystal 269

Gray. Collecna 210

Creek Week 250

101. 119. 221. 229.

Garton. Travis

1.1.249.269

Greek Sing 24

11

196,229.257

74.

Freed, Jon 251

Frit/. Kelly

1

24.1

Freeman, Angela 207, 211, 269

Fricling.

.12.

Mary 241

Garrison.

257

20.1.

Gray. Joshua 241.269 1

Garrclson. Kent 269

Don

Sam

Graves.

Mary 269

Mary 2.11.247.257 Frasher. Mcndi 257 Fraundorler. Dana 240. 247

Frerking.

Gran/in,

24.1

Garret Strong 7. 27.

218, 219, 220,

Dawn 270

Haynes. LaMarr 270

Ciarrcau,

Freeman, Michael

249

Kristi

Hayes.

Frankenherger. Ke\in 251

106

Hawkins. Lee 245. 270

Haines. Shelly 247

Dawn 219

Freeman, Danileel

235

Haines. Jenny 247

Garnder.

269

Amy

Granfors, John 269

22.1

Free, Karie

205.221,270

.102

Grandanetle, Francic 212

Frankcn Hall Council

269

.100

13.217.2.57

Garcia. Angela 269

Garily,

2.17.

Patricia 241

Dawn

Garcia, Andrea 21.1, 269

Gardner, Timilyn 257

2.19

249

Graham. Lori 205. 2.1 Graham. Reggie 24 CJrammy Awards 295

FrankenHall 14,222.22.1.227

Sam

257

2.19

GalTney. Mike 178. 241. 245. 259

Craves. Lisa 2.10

Fredriekson. Lance

2.54.

Haseall.

Gratias, Jenny

Fra/ier.

15

270

Hartley. Rachelle

Hagan. Don 112

Doug

75

269

Chad 165 Jayme 249 Wendy 8. 14.

Hagan. Chris 200. 203. 257

Dawn 218.269

1

.12.

Good. Alexis 269

Gardner.

Franks.

Harrison. Susan 219

165

Golorth. Heather 269

Gardner.

269

Harrison. Riki 2.19

199.2.19

llafner. Steven

Daniel 257

Randy 21.1.214.257 Francois. Rehccca 269

5.

205. 209

270

189

Kenny 270

Harrison.

Hackett. Michelc 249. 269

Francis. Alan 257

1

Tom

Harrison. Kelli 33

Hackett. Bill

Garcia. Marcos 201.202

2

see page 296

189

Harrison. Kalie 203. 270

Roben 178 Ciodbold. Dave 201.

Garcia. Larry

Aaron

rliirri canes

Gochcnour. Jody 269

Fox, Melissa 269

Franklin.

Harris. Rosclia 207. 230.

Harris. Fred

Haas. Cathy

Fouler, Mindi 269

Francis.

Cuver. Marcv 269

Harvard University

Gam, Reba

269

Foster. .Shannon

Harringlon. Kevin 221.270

Harris.

Greg 201. 205. 241

243

Harrill, Scott

Mark 257 Gulhrey.Brad 200.201.257

Hagan. Leslie 231,249

Gammon. Chad 219.269

Foster. Meredith 2.15

Harrell,

Hagan. Dorothy 201.217.257

Gannan. Roh 199.21.1.229,257

269

257

CiiHidnian. Jessica

Gamma

158

Foster. Jeannie

26. 27.

Guslin. Glenda 26. 27. 257

Goodrich. Jennie 247

Game Day 257

Foster. Chris 26. 2.19.

Bud

Harr. Sherry

Caddie. Chad 241

Galali.

Fonney. Laurel 269

Gustin.

270 218.219,270 Jarrod 241,257

Harr. Scolt

225. 2.10. 269

Gaa. Tina 20.1.247

Gairl. Kris

Fonelka. Joe 215

Amy

Glosser. Stephanie 269

(ioett.

Gaa. Kirk 257

199, 2.16, 2.^7

Custin.

269

Ciodlirnon. Joseph 2.19. 269

4/9iiC

tAiCI/l^

178, 179

Ford.Traeey 257 Fore. Tonni

269

Ciodard.

178

Harr. Jenifer 269

Michelle 257

Click. Julie 208.2.10.257

games."

268

Ford. Kelly

.101

Glaslord. Shannon 241

lioinc

.

78

1

Harpster. Keili 239

Gulhrcl.

Givler. Christina 218. 219.

"Wc made

Andic 245

ForJ,

F.ird.

Girard. Laura 245

Gitlins. Malissa

178. 179. 180. 181

Forehion. Bill

Ford,

ij

i..i-.

119.269

Giltner. Lisa

Lcannc 249

Foolball For.il,

Day

Lraiiu'

Fl>nn. Da\id 228. 2.M. 247. 257 Fl>r. Scolt

227. 269

C.ilmore. Penny

225. 226. 2M). 268

Chon

Fhppin.

Harper. Garry

Custalson. Trevor 269

Gillihan. Jell

Liiri

Harp. Jessica 209, 229

Gunsolley

24

Fldchcr. Slophannia 2 IX. 2.W. 268

Harold. Becky 57

Jennifer 269

Gunia. Karen 209. 269

.101

Michael 257

(lilliam.

218. 219. 256.

257

Amy

22.1.257

Furlong. Marty 214.

22.1.

226. 2.10.

216 Future Farmers of America 202. 2

Jill

GilTce. Carrie 1

,1

269

Gilbert, Spencer

Gilbert.

W.S. 82

178. 179

187

Ciruhn. Gina

201.257

Hardy. Kimberly 269

Hensley. Michelle 270

Gruhn.

199.2.57

Hardy. Michael 257

Hen/.e. Chris

Julie

Guest. Shannon 49.

20.1.

257

Tom

243

187.207

Wendy 245

Harms. Lori 269

178. 181. 218. 2 19

Hepburn. Audrey

Hermreck.

Amy

.101

270

Hernandez. Lissa 249 Herod.

Amy

221

Index 307


House of Lords 121 Housewonh. Heather

Herod, Becky 22 Herrera. Jodi 249. 257

Dee 225

Herrick.

203. 207. 243. 270

Houlchens. Roben

Herrick, Karrie 245

Kymm

Herron,

Howard.

249

Hershbergcr, Michelle 209 207. 225. 2}

Hert/, Karl

1

.

270

1

Herzberg. Sleven 257 Hesse. Brian 225 199

Mark 226

Hel/lcr,

Higdon. Kathy

18. 205. 209. 24.^.

270 Higginbolham. Mary Lynn 247. 25

I

HPERD

Johnson, Sandra 270 Johnson, Shane 291

175

Johnson, Sharon 84, 85,

Irlbeck. Jen

2.39

Johnson, Shelley 270

Irons. Terri

203. 258

Johnson, Sherri 270

Tina 258

Irons.

lr\ine.

Johnston,

168.243 Ivanko. Dionne 207. 270

Johnston, Jeff 110, 111

Isernhagcn. Joel

Dan 215

Johnston, Kelly 247

Johnston, Lance

J

Hunt

ol)

Jones, Curtis 24

Hrdlicka. Kristin 247

Highland. Chad 270

Hrdy.Teddi 201.2.39.257 Hubbard. Crystal 270

Jackson. Aaron 244

Hubbard. Dean 20.55.148. 149. 152.

Jackson. Deanna 247

Jones. Jennifer 247

154. 155. 175. 196. 287. 296.

Jackson. Erin 241

Jones. Karisma 258

318.319

Jackson. Glen 73

Jones. Keith

Jones. LaVell.

122.249

120.

Hiker. Jerry

[91

Hddcbrand. Christopher 241 116. 190. 191

Hilker. Jerry

Iil-C

!'•'

Jackson.

Dan

1

270 Greg 178,254 Jones. Jean 20 Jones, Franklin 2.39, Jones,

86. 24

178

Hill.

Benny 301

Hubbard. Janelle 270

Jackson. Kevin

Hill.

Bruce 257

Huber. Kristen 270

Jackson. Marc 98

Jonlz. Karl

Hill.

Jeremy 270

Hubka. Lisa 257

Jackson. Michael 295

Jordan. Michael 294

Hill.

Kim 270

Hudson Hall 51.224.231.266 Hudson Hall Council 223

Jackson. Mike

Jorgensen. Brandt

221. 2.W

Hill. Kristin

Hill.Rochell Hill.

Huebert. Darcy 258

168. 169

Timothy 270

Hinds. Ralph

178

Hulfington.

158.207.257

Bines. Peg

Hiraeheta. Maria 219. 2.V1. 2.^5

Tomoko

Hiraoka.

82. 207. 2.^5, 27(1

Hispanic and Latin Organization 2.1.^

Hitt.

165.260

Hucguerich, Scott

Barry 85

Tom

165

199

199.241

189

224

Juhancllc. Kelli 247

Jacobus. Tina 244. 249

Jur.inck,

Joy. Karilyn 258

207.221.258 Chad 247

Connie 209, 270

Kevoi kia n

Huffman. Shirley 201. 204. 258

Jaennetle.

Hughes. Anna 270

Jagger.

Hughes. Michael

Jako. Robert

19.241

Hughlett. Roger 205

James. Chad

174

Huhn. Allen 199,201,213,229.241

James. Knsty 245

Kaji.Eriko 270

James. Noni 209

Kalal.

Hull. Joni

205.207,212,214,270

191

Melody 225 Jacobs. Krisli 214.239.258 Jaco.

Jaeger. Kelly

27(1

Mick

106. 107

Amy

/

178.181

Jones, Allison 249

Higgins. Rusty 89

Hike. Tina

Kabrick, Grant 209. 258

Andrea 271 Kambeck. Kerri 6

Hoag. Carmen 245

Hullmger. Jennifer 258

Janeczko.

Hobbs. Da\

Hulsmg. Cory 243 Humo. Nancy 270

Janky.

Hobbs. Kristie 257 Hobbs. Teresa 204. 205. 209. 275

Humphreys.

Hoberg. Jamie

191

Hunt. Paula 231

Jean-Francois. Mirielle 235. 270

Kannan. Prasanan 235. 261 Kansas City Royals 291

Hodgen. Stacy

24,^

Kansas City Star 299

id

24,3

199, 223.

Bill

258

249

Kim 258

Jasinski.

Kandiah. Suresh 271

John 203

Kane. Irving 99

Jean-Francois. Danielle 235. 270

Hunt. Stacy 98

JeffersonCity State Penitentiary 301

Hoerman. Lisa 199.201.257 Holmeisier. Knsty 19.270

Hunter. Bryant 251. 270

Jeffries.

Hupka. Jen 30

Jelinek. Jessica

Hohn. Frank 259

Hupperl. Nancy

1

Jody 165

Kapelis, Koslas 27

Kappa OmJcmn

270

Jenkins. Brad 203. 205

168

.Nu 2 J

Hurley. Beth 201.258

Jenkins. Heather 249

Karlin, Michael

Holcomb. Melissa 217.257 Holcombe. Bob 209. 235 Holcombe. John 36. 168. 183

Hurley. Sieve 247

Jenkins. Michael 249. 258

Karn, Terry

Hurley. Trent 251.258

Jenkins. Pamela 258

Karnowski, Ronald 271

Jenkins. T.J. 203. 243

Karolyi, Bela 294

Holdenried. Renee 226, 227. 270

Huskey.Carla

Holder.

Anne 245

Andrew 297 1

19.2.W.238.2.W.258

Hust. Jennifer 270

Amy

Karsleter, Judy

Karuppiah, Saravana 254

Huston.

Hutchens. Slacey

Hutchin. Hayley 207

Jessee.

Holmes. Craig 199

Hu\. Christopher 82. 83

Jessen. Joseph

Holmes. Stephen 257

Hvman. Aaron

Jewell.

213. 245. 246. 247 2(11

245. 258

.

178

Jenson. Scolt 205, 209, 270

Jermain, Shelly

Mike

203, 240, 242, 244, 250

Homestead Air Force Base 297 Honn, Frank 243 Honogan, Richard 236 Hoover.

1

257. 264

.

Kay, Lisa Sanders 277

KDLX

Jobe. Lisa

138. 139

Joel. Billy

74

raq

Hoover. Sieve 249

16,

17.20,32, 136, 137. 194.

195.200.202.203 Keane. Shannon 22 27 1

Johnson. Andrea 203. 205. 258

Dawn 199,214.229.270

Hoover. Jeff 49. 25

Anne 67

Kim 201.226.258

Keeler.

Ruby 301

Johnson. C.J, 243

Keeling. Chris 271

Johnson. Chad 59. 270

Keenan. Colleen

Johnson. Clint

Keifer. Kelly 271

183

Johnson. Craig 270

Keiser.

Johnson. Darin 258

Keith. Shelly

Hopf. Dcnise 270

John.son,

197. 242. 249,

270

'It

Hopper. Nicole 270

was men

like

Saddam

and Hitler who caused real

Horan, Bridget 205. 257

grief to the world."

Horizons West Apartments 297 Horn. Jaysen

— Karl Johntz

168. 178

Deborah

103. 203. 226.

.

Keefer.

Hope. Boh 85 Hopkins. Angle

Todd

185. 192

245. 247 Kent. Nathan 271

168

Kelimen. Johannes 235. 258

270

Kellar. Eric

Kentucky Fried Chicken 294

168

Kellar. Michelle

Kcrchner. Kari 27

Johnson. Janii 80

Keller.

Kerr. Kristen 258

13.237.270

Johnson. Jason

Kellis.

217.258 Suzanne 43 David 271

Kellogg. Jennifer 247

Hornbaker. Christian 235. 270

Johnson. Jim

Kelly. Jennifer

Hornberg. Lynn 25

Johnson. Joanna 232. 233, 270

.

Horner. Channing 21 Horner. Louise 2

1

270

tiu^^ dj9il€

I

I

Horlon. Scolt 270

120.122.123.257 Hoskey. Marvin 21 Hoskins. Sonya 218. 219, 270 Hoth. Corey 257

Iba.

Houdini. Harry 90. 100

Ingels.

Houlelle. Kevin 223. 257

Inlow. Tabelha 203. 258

I

Houlclte.

Tim 199.214,218.270

308 Index

164. 165

Johnson, Jon 227 Johnson, Joseph 178, 179, 180, 181,

Ides.

Henry 301

Wendi

Ideus. Darla Industrial

Inoue.

1

8. 22. 3

Johnson, 1

.

207. 258

248

Technology Club 203. 209

Jenny 201.213.243

Tomoya 235

1

38,

187.243.258

1

Keng. 39

Wong Seng

Johnson, Matthew

197,223

Johnson, Melissa 270

Chad 271 Kern, Chad 271 Kennett.

Rhonda 225.271

Kilboume. Jean 71 Kin-Chong. Maverick

Kenkel.Lisa 166

Kennedy. Jennifer 236.271

78

Kim 207

Kienast.

233

Johnson, Magic 294 1

2.30.231

Kiefer.

Kenkel. Richard 271

Johnson, Mark

Keys. Lamonte 178

KIDS

Johnson, Lorraine 258

Bob 232

Kidd. Jason 243

Kemna. Karen 258 Kemna. Paul 223

Kempema. Jenny 232

LeAnn 258

Johnson, Lori

Ketllitz.

Kevorkian. Jack 300

Kelly. Margaret 287 ,

219, 2.%, 241

Hosford. Sara

Kent. Scolt 271

Johnson. James 258

Johnson. Jeff 189

1

27

Kavan, Joel 205,241,258

235

Tim 203

Johnson.

1 ,

Kautz, Jennifer 226

Duane 249

Job.

258

,

Kates. Christopher 58. 25

241

Homan. Beth 217.221.270 Homecoming 9. 20. 22. 23.

1

Matthew 197,249,271

Kastel,

90. 92. 215. 258

Jilsuishi. Hiroshi

207, 22

Kassar, Brian 227,271

191,270

190,

Hollman. Paula 241.270

24. 25.

271

Jensen. Pamela 258

Todd 251 Holm. Tad 205. 257

1

168,258

Jensen. Cynlhia 258

Holdiman, Jenniler 169.257 Hollen.

2 J 3. 2

0.

Karas. Debra 258

Hoke. Jason 270

Hurricane

270

Johnson-Hendren, Kay 258

Irwin. Lydia 205. 207. .300

203.209

36,

1

Johnson, Slacey 245, 270

Chance 215

199

Hoyl.Jess

Johnson, Mike 205, 209

Johnson, Orlando 189

24. 232. 235 Irelan. Shelly

Howard. Kcrri 235 Howard. Monica 22 Howard. Stephanie 207. 270 Howal. Rob 168. 183. 241 Hower. Jacque 9 Howery. Barbara 205.229 Howland. Darin 203

245

Student Organization

International

245

J.J.

19.

Inlramurals 186. 187

187.270

Howard. Joy 270

Hertoig. Joe 241.257

Hesland. Laura

Inler-Fratcrmty Council 20. 159. 197.

262 168.

199. 235.

Kincaid. Chris 247 Kinder. Jamie 301

Kinchebe. Audra Kinen. David 271

155

U

207. 235,


Lee, Christy

Korlc, Chris 2.W. 235

Lee, Lisa 29

Kim

Koski,

The soulh end ol the pond \vas roped off tor recre-

Potul

alional purposes for the

first

time

over a decade with

in

Environmental Services checking the thickness .11 nu c ..I Photo u bv Scotl Jenson. 1

ahiiosi dailv.

ol the ice

Todd

|,;raa/

233. 2S8

''51

_ ^ '

Tom

3,

1

23

Leeper.

Jcnmlcr 209.231,272

Amv 272 \, Krambcck. Kamc .

l.ehan. .â&#x20AC;&#x17E;-,

,

,.,

,,,

Kroenke.

Jill

Amy

Krohn.

189. 191

Lent/. Margie 273

178. 181

Leonard. John 241.273

Les Brovv n and

2 9. 22 1

273

Andrew 273

Lux. Andrew

187.243

Lydon. Christine 273 Lykins. Linda 273 Lykins. Tracy 205. 258 Lyle. Tracy 249

Lynch, Patrick 226. 258 Lynch, Sarah 273

Band

his

ol

Renow n

88 Lesko. Natalie 273

Kuchncr, Kelly 272

Leslie.

Kunkcl. Kiki 229. 272

Leslie. Patty

Lynn, Rave Allen 263

Lynn, Sheree 245 Lyons, Angela 43, 258

Dawnelte 273

Lyric Opera 82,83

201

Lvlle, Lisa

273

Letierman. David 295

272

Leven. Mark 273

Kussman. John 241

Levis. Kellic 205, 207, 243, 25s

Robyn 272

Kusier.

Lul/.

13

Kuehneman. Paul 199.211.214. 223. 226. 258

Kurila. Joe

Campus Center

Lulriek. Heidi

Lerum. Dan 178

178.272

Lawrence 178.180

Lutheran

Tenor 86. 87 I.eno. Jay 295 Lenon. Sheri 225. 226 Lent. Virginia

Krueger. Diane 201.213 Kruse. Kurt

Luster,

Me A

249

Krone. Jason

Lundquisl, Lisa 273

l.eighier.

1

15

Lund, Tracy 273

Lend

Kremer. Erie 178

Luers, Alex

273

Kralka. Vela

Kreienkamp. Tami 217,258

243, 258

Roy .30, 197.247 Mark 249

Kramer. Dave 226 197

,

Michael 249

Ludw ig. Melody 273 l.udwig, Rohen 223, 229, 273 Ludvvig, Sonya 273

James 243 Leitch. Andrea 273 Lemons. Markeiih 103

197.231.243

1

243

I.eeper. Michelle

.,

^^^*^^

Lee,

197, 2

Krabbo. Jim 203.209.251.272

Kramhcck. Lynn 213. 225. 258

"

Mindy

Leeper, Kalhie 30. 247

Kralik.

.

Lee,

Krabbc, C'aihy 229

"^ral.

Lucas. Daniel 219.273 l.ucido,

Lee, Lynnetle 208. 272

166. 167

Kim.Mon ^cc GreggNeib;iurpl.i\s;iplLk-Lipgamcol icc-hockc\ onColdcn

213,227,243

Kording, Jason 243

Kul/. David 2.39

Lewis, Beth 273

KXCV

Lewis. Brian

200. 203. 282

178

Lewis. Dana 273 Lewis. Carl 294

J-jihrar

Lewis. Jennifer 258 Lewis. Jon 243

Laber, Phil 235

I.iahona 219.221

Labil/ke, Susan 272

Library

l.achede Chain Manufacturing Co.

Lichlas,Tami

agicians

4 185

'" I

290

Shannon 273

Liedel,

Amy

Light,

Lackey, Timothy 258 Lager, Connie 231

Adonia 273 Liikanen. Vesa 170.

Laing, Shelley 247

l.iles.

Boh

Lade,

1

Lambertsen, Kenna

Lim. 213, 223, 225,

Lamke, Rob

164, 165

Gym

2, 3, 4, 7. 51. 54. 55,

Lancaster. Karen

i

Wan

Bruce

1

Emma

Maas. Brenl 273

273

MacArlhur. Robert

166. 167. 203.

Littleton. Lori

207, 209. 2 3. 2 14. 243. 1

Livingston, Stephen 243

Locke, Kelly

178,251

Lane. Bretl

l.od/inski, Keith 203,209 Loewe. Corey 273

258 272

D. 295

Amy

LolTredo.

272

Lanio. Phil 243

178

Lanning, Curtis 272

Lannon. Debbie 217 Larkin. Troy

Channon

165

2

1

5.

243, 258

249, 273

Loft, Krisly

Lanning. Brian

258

Liverman. Trina 273

164,165

J,

Macintosh. Danielle 56 Mackey. Melissa 215 Madison. Melinda 273 Madrigal. Frank 233. 273 Magee. Connie 155, 196, 197,258

Maher, Michael 56

Mahoney. Jennifer 209 Mahoncy. Kelli .54.241.273

Mahoney. Kim 24.231.243 Mahoney. Patrick 20. 36. 203, 258 Mahoney, Ryan 187,243

Lohman, Paul 100. 101 LoiOn. Falenaoli 235. 258 Lokamas. Claudia 258 Lombs. Jason 249

Malick, Kevin 49,251,258

Malesker. Brian

144

Long. Jacqueline 258

Mallay. Jeff 168

Larson. Jennifer 205

Long. Jamie 190. 191. 258

Mallisee, Krisli 243

Larson. Michelle 243

Long. Jennifer

Malone, Karl 294

Larson.

Anne 203.205.209

King. Darren 218

Kline. Lliiis

King. Dennis 249

Knigge, Stephanie 249

Larson. Sandy

King, Earl 281

Knighl, Jennifer 272

Larson. Sue

King, Erie 235

Knulson, Christine

King, Rodney 296

KNWT

King. Stephen 29

Koch, Danelle 258, 295

241.272 l.au. Pengkeong 258 Laura Street Baptist Church 56

King World 295

Koenig, Kerry

La\\erence W'elk

Kingery, Craig 241

Koger. Shevon 205. 258

Lawless. Heather 249

Lorch, Beth 5

Kingsley. Jennifer 271

Kohler. Janine 245

Lawrence. Lisa 217

Lorch,

Kinison, .Sam 301

Kolaiah 56.218.219.220

Lawson. Brad 258 Lawson. Duane 243. 272

Lorimor. Susan 273

Markovich. Paul

Lovelace. Antonio 273

Markl. Krisli 211.259

Lawion. Jenny 209. 272

Lovell. Billie 273

Marquardl. Slephanie

Lovell. Steve 243. 245. 272

Marriott. Brian

Kirehhoet'er,

David 30

Kirkland, Karen 205, 245. 258 Kirkpatriek, Allyson 249 Kirkpalriek,

D'Ann

Kish. Jason

187

Kleinheck.

Klemme.

Sam

172, 173

178

Jodi 271

Klindl, Lisa 205,

272

Khegi, Miehelle 51

I

14

191, 239,

272

282 197.247

Kolka. Kevin 247

Komine. Masaaki 258 Kooi, Ke\in 241,254

99. 2 3. 239. 258

1

1

199. 213. 239.

Easier. Patrick

Lay.

Show 85

Myra 272

Kooker, Trevor 245. 247. 258

Lazar.

Koon. Kevin 47, 24 Koon, Stacey 296

Leach. Michelle 272

1

,

25

1 ,

272

258

Amy

227. 247

164.165

Macias. Lori 245

Lockhart, Chris 208,231,2.58

Lange.

M-Club 236.2.37

23

Lane. ,\ndre\v

K

d6HC

tlui/l^

Dana 273

l.illler.

258

Lang.

HcKlstab

Slepliaiiie

258

l.inneman. Dani 213.258

Little.

7

Mark 243

Kim

Landis.

Long.

2t)8.

258

Mona 258

Manchester, Christopher 273

Loomis. Jeffrey 213 l.<iper.

Mandarich.

Amy

273

Michael 67. 251

Manley, Jennifer 273

273

Manning, Brooke 296

l.oper. Trent

Lope/, Kelly 237, 243

Manning, Cathy 273

I.orch, .Aaron

Marel, Kevin 273

Dan

5

Mark. Melissa 245. 273 Markle.

5

Lovjit. Kelli 53. 239.

273

Wendy

Marsh. Danny

207. 258

165.203,259 166

203. 25 155

Lowe. Heidi 245.249

Marshall. Carolyn 207

Marshall. Lisa 273

Leach. Monica 296

Lowers. Barb 225

Kooper, Robyn 52, 53

Leake. Leslie 207.210,213.214

Lowrance. Jamie 249

Marshall. Thurgood 301

Kopriva, Wendi 231

Lee, Carla

LuBow John

Martin. Barbara 273

Kordiek,

Tim 272

2(L5,

Lee, Cecilia

18

it

Limbach. Brenda 236. 237. 249

Lille.

Landers. Scoll 205

Landherr. Curtis

made

Lininger. Sle\e 273

146. 152. 153.281

l.andes.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

171

Ling. Vivian 258

174

presentation

Rob 189

Lincoln. Martin 223. 273

297 Lambright, Brani

always liked magic and

interesting to be a part of."

Ligouri.

87

l.amben, Jason 272

Lamkin

its

226, 227. 273

239, 258

.

Lucas. Christy

1

78.

245

236

Martin.

Doug

124. 125. 209.

273

Index 309


McLain. Paula 231 McLaughlin, David 71, 126,254

Miller.

Martinez, Rodney 259

Millhouser, Venita 219, 230, 274

Noerrlinger. Brian 209

Marlin. Holly 205, 259

Thomas

274. 298

Noel. Matt 239

Maryville Daily Forum 2X7

McLaughlin, Lana 214

Millikan Hall Council 50, 51, 225

Nolke. JefT 274

Maryviile Typewriter Exchange 302

McLaughlin, Pat 211

Mills, Barbara

274

Noller. Jennifer

Marzen, Luke 251

McLaughIm,

Millsaps,

Mason, Miehele Masoner.

Bill

184. 185

24,3

Patrick 205

McLelland, Libbie 239

Milner. Ryland

McMahon, Coleen

Milroy,

245, 273

Doug

187

McManigal, Diana 208, 260 McMillen, Maryah 273 McMdlian, Robin 136 McMulin, Traci 239. 273 McMiirphy. Jamie 245. 249. 260 McNanier, Theresa 273 McNeese, Jason 273 McNerney, Angela 245 McQueen, Andrew 273 McWilliams, Kelly 274 Mecse, Edwin 70. 7 Megerson, Melissa 274

Mattson. Susan

155

Mehl, Brian 211

Massey, Ray 178 Mather, Joe 199.241 Matherne, Suzan 203

Mathew. Kip 243 Mathias. Dena 199.273 Mathiesen, Julie 231.273 Mathisen, James 141, 243 Malsukala, Mario MX. 243 Maltea. Kalhy 68. 112. 113,2.1(1

Malteo. Anthony 203, 243

Matthews, Kelly Maltson,

Ihh, 167

Tammy

Amy

19.

318

Meinders, Heidi

Minnesota Twins 291 170

Mires. Susan 218.274

Missouri State Highway Depart-

ment Miyairi.

2

Naoko 108

It was somewhat overwhelming if you realized what we did every week."

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Kathv

Moeller. Darcey 274

Moen. Sam

Barnes

243

Melnick. Jason

May. Leland 58 May. Lorri 259 May. Rebecca 273 Mayben7. Jason 251

Melrose. Diana 226

Melz. Carey 241

Moore. Laura

tAcu^

d/9ti/t

178

302

Northwest Students Concerned About AIDS 36

Nagel. Tessa 260

NAMA

73

15.

Nagasaki. Hitomi 235. 274

Nance.

202

Nothstine,

Amy

Moore. Tracy 203. 205. 261

Nash. Dervon 241.261

Nowak, Lisa 243

Moots. Carmen 211, 236, 274

Naster. David

NRHH

Morales, Pablo 294

Nation. Brett 21.247

Morast, Karen 213,217,261

National Residence

Morelli, Tito 87

Morgan, Eunice 168

215.216 Naugle. Dave 161

260

10

McBrayer, Brian 247, 273

Mercury. Freddie 301

McBroom, Candy 273

Mertz. Jennifer

McBrooni. Darin 120

Meseck. Brenda 274

Morgan, Heather 232

Naujokaitis, Charity 274

McCabe. Jason 251 McCahe. Renee 273 McCall.Beth 259 McCarl, Cmdy 225.273

Meseck. Neil 244 Mesik. Christy 260

Morgan, Mylane 67, 274

Nauss. Monica 197. 226. 247 Neely. Rose 274

McCarthy. Virginia 273

Messinger, Jodi

Morley,Ray 251 Morris, Brent 249 Morris, Colby 205 Morris, Jim 274

23, 201,

166,236.260

Mercer, Molly

178.219.274

Messer. Bart

Messinger.

166

Amie 274

197.223 Messner. Dana 260

McCaulcy. Mick 273

Meyer. Chad 274

McCay. Marcy 236

Meyer. Johnathan

McClain. Paula 228

Meyer. Sandra 274

197. 251.

273

McClure. Robert

1

Meyer. Terry

78

Morris, Molly

.

Nelson.

Morris. Russell 274

25

1

.

274

295

Morrison.

178

Oberlechnen, Richard

Nelson. Kayla 274

Obermeier, Trisha

187.245

16

15

Obituaries 301

O'Brien. Rebecca 235. 274

Nelson. Scott 243

153

Neslund. Gillian

168

Nestel, Melissa 261

Ogden. Amie 208. 243. 275

Neubcrl, Michelle 274

Ogden. Lora 275

Neuerburg, Michelle 221

O'Grady. Angela 205

New York New York New York

City 299

O' Hair. Jodi 205

Life 65

Oliver. Adrienne 227

Times 302

Olive DeLuce Art Gallery

Tony 209.274

Inc.

Moser, Jeff 203, 230, 274

Michels. Christina 247

Moser, Vince

Mickelson. Darcy 217. 274

Moss. Earl 2

Middleton. Ryun

Moss, Ron 201

McDonough. JelT 20

Miller,

Mortimore. Shanygne 56, 218,219,

Michael. John 223

Midler. Jenifer

261

168 161

Mikado Milburn.

150.231.274

Dawn 66.67.221.239.274

Milinkov. Scott 80. 203. 260 Miller.

Adam

Miller. Alissa

Amy

274

207.213.235 108,207,217 247

Miller, Briana

McGill. Stephanie 227. 243

Miller. Kristy

McGinness. Jennifer 273 McGinnis, Erin 238. 239. 273 McGinnis, Patrick 28.241

Miller.

McGrail. Thomas 273

Miller, Martin

McGuire. John 35. 237, 250, 273 McGuire, Richard 237

Miller, Matt 31 Miller, Melissa

McHenry, Amanda 260

Miller, Michael

Mcintosh, Danielle 26(1

Miller, Paul

Mcintosh. Stephanie 254

Miller.

McKenzie. Kristin 23 273 McKenzie. Marie 273 McKiddy. Michael 199.211

Miller.

Miller. Chris Miller.

Deb

Miller. Jeff

203. 260

18.24.243

232

Ken 196

Miller,

Miller, Miller.

260

Lance 261 274

Marcia 261 140

120, 121

O'Connell. Kelly 274

O'Connor. Molly 249

Newberry, Elizabeth 213

Olson. Kerisa 213.217

Newbert, Michelle 226

Olson. Matt

Molsick. Matttlew 243. 245

Newcomb, Tracy 274

Oludaja.

Motl. Jennifer 274

Moutray. April 230.274

Newhouse, Susan 191 Newman Center 219

O'Neal. Heather 185

Mozga. Chris 249

Newman

Mr

Newman,

1

197.231

Mosirom. Stacy

178

Jack Daniel's Chrisini.is

98

286

Olson, Brian 241 Olson. Chris 2 8. 274 i

Council 221 Emilie 208. 274

Newman House

156, 157

Olympic Summer Games 294 Olsen, Becky 261

Karmen 247

Mosser. Shon

157. 207. 213. 215.

56. 220

182. 183

Olson. Elizabeth 261

178

Bayo 219.235.296 O'Malley. Rhonda 31 Ono. Yasuyuki 235 Onliveros. Nancy 275 Operation Restore Hope 290

Newton. Sean 274

Orchard. Pamela 22

Muckey. Darren 261 Mueller. Ke\in 77.274 Muhr. Aaron 274

Ng. Angelina 235

Order of Omega 153.212,213,217

Ng. Chi-Ming 261

Organizational Fair 227

Ng. Elvin 233

O' Riley. Karma 274

Mullin. Michael 207

Nguyen. Linh 245. 249. 274

O'Riley. Kris 261

Multicultural Center

274

Miller, Laurie

Nevels,

Hometown

Miller. Jennifer 207. 230. Miller.

78

178.223.274

Mosser. Jennifer 241.274

MTV

136

Miller. Francie

1

Bill

Neville. JefT 223.226 New. Mary 274 New. Robert 231 New. Theresa 6. 205.

249

Miller. Cari

178, 181

261

82. 83

Mikels. Brenda

Ahmed

Moss. Sherry

Mieras, Kelby 274

McDougal. Shari 22 230. 239, 273 McElwee. Rebecca 218.259 McEnaney, Kristin 259 McErany. Cheryl 222, 227, 273 McFadden, Michael 241 McFall. Mare 259 McGaugh. Mark 273 McGee. Jason 5

310 Index

Oberlechman, Bonnie 16

Nelson. Jen 47. 247

Morlenson. Scott

Michaels. Paula 207. 274

.

Nelson. Heather 221

Mortarboard,

McCormick, Carrie 245 McCoy, Mary 182, 183 McCoy. Mindi 259 McCue. Paige 273 McCullough. Todd 241 McDermotl. Lisa 29, 183 McDermott, Mary 213 McDonald, Gary 199 McDonald, Merry 199 McDonald, Rhonda 259 McDonald's 43, 253 McDonnell, Mary 295

1

Oakley, Deedra 275

Meyers. Mark 203

Mortis,

.

Oakes, Todd 223

240. 243. 246. 250.

Meyers, Sara 209,274

Michael. Julie 260

1

102 River Club 239

Nervig.

McCorkindale, Sherri 239

1

-,.,.|Mp:!nl

58.219.274

Morse, Matthew 274

Miceli,

2 3. 223. 273

Ob ituaries Ober, Ken 282

Nelson. Krisa

Doug 201

McCollum. Diana 259 McCollum, Lisa 187,245

1 ,

Chad

213

Nugent Franklin 189 Nunsense 108, 109 Nurever, Ruldoll 301

261

199

Morris. William 1

Honorary

H.iil

Nelsen. Corey 274

12.274

Morris. Michael

199,205,274

Neitzcl. Jeannie

274

Morris, Marcv

199

Meyers. Brian 22 Meyers. Kate

McCloney. Debra 273 McClure. George 273

Don 201

Novak, Tara 249

168. 169

Mendenhall.

281

236,

204, 205, 268 Nolhwest Missouri State University

Memmer, James 274 Bill

17,

Northwest Rangers 209

Menke. Deina

McClintock. Jason

Norlhwest Cheerleaders

Nading. Glen 201

Mayer. Evelyn 205. 213,231, 259 McAdams, Bryan 94

McClelland. Sara 225. 226. 239. 273

North Central Bible College 57

Northwest Missourian 36, 195, 199,

Monarrez, Cori 217,236,237

Meinecke. Barbara 274

168. 178

Northup, Russ 201.251

237

Molly's 48

Ma.xwell, Melissa 217.259

McCartney. Grant

106

Northup, Anne 274

Mongar, Bradley 239, 274

168, 2.36, 237.

f

Tim 274 North Complex Hall Council 225 Norris,

181,236

178,

| 1

Norman, Jen 249 Norris. Suzie 217,274

Northeast Missouri State University

Misener. Brandon 203

Maxwell. Dwighl 217

273

N ewspaper

Miner. Kathleen 274

Mirano. Oswaldo

249

Thomas 213

Norlen. Scott 251,274

274

Monson, Dave 24 Monson, Eric 199,213,241. 250 Moody. Kevin 243

Maudlin.

Nolton.

Moneysmith, Destiny 201,261

Meierotto, Angela 274

Mattson. Teresa 259

Naomi 274

fl

Executive Committee

235

Munson. Jane 82 Munson, Thad 274 Murawski, Nathan 241

Nied. 234.

Pam 203

O'Riley.

Nielsen. Tricia

Meghan

1

76. 23

1

.

237. 274

O'Riley. Shannon 247

Nielsen. Jody 245

O'Rourke. Ryan 199.203.214.274

191

Orr. Angle 275

Nienhuis. Shelly 249

,Nikolao. Akenese 47. 235. 261 Nincehelser. Tiffany 229

Orton, Chris 239

Osawa, Yuki 225 Osbald, Katie 224

Murnan, James 274

Nirvana 106

274

Murphy, Barbara 261

Nissen. Novella 274

274

Murphy, Kathy 191 Murphy, Man, 191,203.235. 274

Niswonger. Joseph

Noah. Darin 77

O'Sullivan, Stacy 205, 206, 243, 274

Murray. John 249

Nodes. Jennifer 183. 245

Oswald, JelT 241

Murrell. Billy 247

Noecker. Logan 25

Otte,

Myers, David 251.274

Noel, Christie 274

Ottinger, Denise

241,274 Peggy 274 Pete 197.247 Shannon 294 Shanygne 60. 63

Osborn, Janice 235 116. 211, 213.

261

Osebold, Katie 245

Osmundson, Kurt 18,251,261

Angle 235,245 153, 197,

213

i

['


OlIinjiLT.

Peek. Kenny

Joy 207. 275

168. 169

Peel. Cassie

Ollmann. Nancy 249

Pcgues.Carri 218. 219.

Ollmann. Slacy 201,249

Pclsler.

Olti),

Jen 22

Pell/.

21.249 2.35.

261

Sarah 162. 184. 185

Kyndra 275

& Teller

Over. Debbie 120. 121

Pcnn

Owens. Chrisiy 247 Owens. IXan 275

Pennington. Sue

1

92. 93. 230

,

168. 169

Phi

Ron

25

Pacini). Al

295

Perkins.

Tom

Perkins.

Tony 178 47

Perofeta. Theresa

Page. Michelle 2.W. 261

Perol.

Pagliai's

67

Phi

Mu Alpha Sinlonia Sigma Kappa

Perry,

79

Perry.

Palsencia, Pavel

Panhellenic Council 245 Parker.

159.215.261

Parker. Oarin Parker. Janiey

178. 180

178

Parker. Kerniil

Parshall. Pal

1

.!.

229. 275

Parsons. Pamela 275 Partlim.

Pashek.

Amy Amy

275

Paimon. Melanie

Pino 105

276

Pi

Tammy

Omega

9,

276

Pummell. Scott 205. 277 Pursel. Amie 88.277 1

7.

229. 239.

Purviance. Robert 251

l^iiayle

Maria 201,214,219.276

|.,|o,. L'itl.

276

Potrat/. Trislin

Quuylc. Dan 2S(i

Su/anne 261

Potter.

Quill.

Powell, Andrea 276

Quinlcv. Kristin

Powell, Dery k 203, 205

Qumn. Knhin 277

Sandy 207 2-4^)

Laurence 296

F\)well,

Power, Boh 36, 37 Pi

212.214

Powers.

Tammy

237, 247

Poynler. Jeremy 205.251

104, 105

Chad 276

Pierce, Picki

Ben 223. 277 251

Prater. Jerald

.U

276

Pierpoint, Melissa

Pierson. Danctte 276

Pralher. Christy

191

Prall. J.ickqulyn

207. 2.30. 277

Pre -Medical Professionals

R oommates

13.205.

^

209.275 Paul. Irene 20.3. 249

Peterson. Keri 276

Pauley. Jayne 224. 225. 226. 275

Peterson.

Pallon. Carol

249

Peterson. Kasey

Mike

Pierson. Gary

276

Pierson.

Rodney

Prem. Colleen 243

Kim 116.235 Mary 276

Peterson. Rachel 249

Piclrowski.

Prewitt. Jennifer

Pavlich. David 214. 216. 223. 275

Peterson. Robert 247

Pike.

Prichard. Kathleen 261

Pawling, Tabaiha 201.261

Peterson. Robin 231.261

Pilgrim. Oao 19.196.210.211,212,

Payne. Andrea 261

Pettit.

Wendy 201.245

Pedersen. Danelle 97. 275 Pedersen. .Shane

Mark 215

225, 231,245

Pevestorl. Chris 201 Pfeifler.

199.223

Pilgrim. Jean

PleilTer. Nicole

168

Prouty.

Ann

PRSA 200 PRSSA 200.

Pillow. Danielle

239

«:

riidiiiiiKitc

c\cr arouiid,.,

237

VI

was hardlv it was as

though she was invisible,"

—Connie

277

Priveii. Jessie

Proctor. Kristen

276 Pingel. Kami 276

Michelle 295

"My

277

Prenl/ler, Lisa

21

Paulson. Carrie 2.W. 231.275

Pearson.

,„,;:,.

206

232

Pierson. Laura 261

20. 60. 63.

166

Theresa

Oiiijiinn.

Povenmire, Mindy 276

Prachl,

Pierce.

239

Puis. Lori

Posey, Connie 38, 276

Pickle Family Circus

Peterson. Brian 51. 1.30.229 1

230.276

209

Puis. Jodi 205.

Pur\iance. William 59, 243. 277

Powers. Wendi 277

Piatt.

2

racie

6. 2

Matt 248

Pullin,

Kent 213.245

Kim 2M). 276 Pichon. Mark 201.241.245.276

276 Petersen. Maggie 247 Petersen. Matthew 261

1

Port/.

20. 23. 28, 74.

Beta Alpha 205

Pi

Pelers. Chris 261

Peterson. Jodi 261

23.1

I

1

Shawn 251.261

Pulliam.

Pon/. Chris 249

225

Michelle 247.261

Phillips,

Canie 2 8. Peterson. Dana 201

Poncr. Stephanie 2

Porterlield.

197.207.233.235.241.245, 250,261.296 Phillips. Linda 276 Phillips,

49

Peterson.

201.205,275

Jonathan

Pelemieier. Jennifer 261

Peters.

279

Parsons. Melissa 199. 2

225

Mark 203

Peters. Michael

Parnian, .Sally 275

Ponder. Anthony 243

Tau 215 DaMd 214.217

Phillips.

Pua. l.eakien 233.261

261

Phillips Hall Council

Oavid 218.221.276 Pamela 276

Peteric. Jason

Pomrenke, Jason 247

24.29.30. 187. 197.244.246.

Phillips,

Ross 33. 286

Person,

Chad 275

215.216

21.22.23.

20.

2. 4. 20.

206.

207

Matthew 261

Pollard.

Phi Sigma

Perrin Hall Council 223.

Palevics. Asira 247

240. 246.

19. 20. 23. 25. .30.

247. 248. 250

120.261

Paden, Heidi 241,275

205. 207

Phi

168. 182. 183

Psychology/Sociology Club

Plaster. Jenniler

Sigma 211.216

Mu

Perkins. Spencer 261

Pacc, Brian 275

Lambda

199.202.276 276 Plattner. Randy 276 Plumer. Brian 276 Plumlee, Mike 203 Plummer, Charlie 276 ['lagman. Jean

247. 25

Perkins. Rebecca 275 Perkins.

12

Ryan 207 Phi Beta Alpha 207 Phi tia

Pryor. Krislin 230. 277 PsiChi 211.214,216,217

Plagge. Jenmter 261

Phelan.

Percy. Charles 79

ractit'iinis

Pi//aHul 291

1

Pfosi. nii/aheth

Phi Beta

68, 90, 9

Perdue, /achary

X

Pllster. Shelly

Peng. Lau Keong 233

177.237.261

OtU). Shcaron

Angie 88. 230. 276

Pletcher.

Oilman, Monica 225. 226. 2.W. 275

I'oscy

217,277

21 1,261

tUcu^ d/9tt€

207

RA

Board 226.227 277

R.iddat/. Erika R.uler.

Don 89 12,237.277

Radford. Jeremy

Ragcc,

Jill

1

I

Raincri.Joe 249

Rainey. Jennifer 277 Rail.

Auggie 183

Raniirc/. Kalherine 233. 234

Ramsey. Shad 20,94.209 Randall. [Xiwn 277

Raney. Patrick 77.261

197,277

Rash, Kayleen

Rash, Kcilh 277

Ralhhone. Jamie 277 184. 219. 2.36. 261

Ralhjcn. Chcri

Ralhkc, Jenny 277 Raus, Rebecca 277

Ray,

Kim 225,277

Rca, Stephen 295

Read, Chelsea

128. 129

Read. Darcie 249 Read. Jeff

28.

1

Read. Jody

1

29

128. 129

Read, Myrna 299

Rcaney, Joy 223, 277 Rcardon.

DC. 60

Red Cross .36.37 Redd. James 318 Redd. Paula 231 Rcdford. Robert 301

Redman. Rob 187.243 Reed, Robert

.TOl

Reedy. Kristy 20. 247 Reenls. Lee

Ann 160

Rees. Jenelle

185.2.%

Reeves. Chris 243 Reeves. Joel 203 Li.sa

McDerinott gulps the

by pitehers of beer than

to

last ot

The Pub with the help of a can. Photo by Tony Mieeii,

her pllcher of beer

buy beer by the

bottle or

at

friend.

Many

students found

it

was cheapei

to

Regan, Heather 50 Reifl,

Michael 203,211,251

Reighard,

Shawna 277

Index 311


Rcmhan, Mark 17s 277

Reis. Travis

199

Reiste, Steve

Schallner, Tini

Schanou, Erik 245, 249

Shackelford.

Schawang, Nichole 90. 92. 277 Schawang. Stephanie 137. 261. 294 Schear, Cindy 191.199.277

Shanahan. Erin 278

Smith. Julie 239.278

Shane. Mike

170, 171

Smith. Kelly

Shane. Todd

170

Smith. Larry 85. 262

Schechinger. Kris 235. 277

Shannon. Heather 219.278

Smith. Marisa 249, 278

Scheib. Ryan

Shanou. Eric 243

Smith. Melissa

Sharp. Elizabeth 261

Smith. Paula 205.214.262

Shaw. Brian 160 Shaw. Kevin 247 Shawver, Jon 262

Smith, Roger 211

Sheldon, Loree

Smithey, Gary 219

178

Rosa, Christen 277

277

Reistroffer. Cherie 225,

Rose, Leiand 258

Remick. Michelle 249, 277

Rose, Margaret 261

Rcmpc. Renee 223, 230, 277

Roseman, Anne 245

Renfro, Ton\

I7S

Reno, Maria 65. 207

20.3.

207. 209.

261

Resident .Assistants Board 227

78

1

Schendel.

Amy

.Schenkel,

Shane 168

277

Schiager. Sandy

166

Schieber. Maria 277

Cadet Rangers 207

Lynn 261

Roth. Shalecn 242. 243. 244. 277

Schiessl.

Roth. Travis 243

Schildhauer, Christina 208.261

Resident Hall Association 226. 227

Rother.

RESPECT

Rothman-Serot.

230,231

Seymour. Elmer 201.217.278

Scherer, Kimberly 277

Mike 199.213

ROTC

Tonya 204. 205

170. 171. 172

Rosson. Tracy 201. 261 Rosl.

Religion 56.57 Reser.

Mark

Rosev^ell.

Renze, Lisa 44, 45,

20. 23. 205. 209.

Rosenberg. Jeff 277

Reno\alions 54, 55

178

Root, Steven 277

Roper, David

201,261

Sam

Shepard.

Schkemahager. Tt)ny 178

Sherlock. Susan

Reynolds, Reynda 277

Roush. Anglea 106

Schlegel. Erin

Reynolds, Tanya 277

Roush.John 249

Schlegelmilch. Heidi 205

Rov^land, Lonita 232

Schleutermann. Carl 251

Royal, Kimberly 214, 230, 277

RTNDA

Amy

Rhoads.

277

Rhodes. Kevin 205. 206

Rhodes, Steve 44,45, 140. 143. 199. 203, 23

Rhone-Poulenc 28K Rice, Kyle 241

Rich, Burl 277

Richards, Chris 251 Richards. Connie 239

Rhonda

Richards.

226. 227. 239.

277

34.

Soldanels. Lori 217

Schmidt. Andrea 137, 203, 207, 26 Schmidt. Shannon 243

Shields. Russell

Ruble, Rick 247

Schmitt. .Ann 78

Shields. Tricia

Ruder. David 205

Schmitt. Esther 65

Shimcl, Chris 225.226.278

Sortor. Jennifer 205

200, 207

Riggs, Andrea

Sorensen. Paula

Schmitz. Lori 277

Shimel, Da\id 232

Sosebee. Trisha 218

Shiner. Cary 243,251

South Complex Hall Council 227

Runyan. Sandy 239

Schnare. Leah 245

Shipley,

Rupp. Matt 201

Schneider. Lee

Shipley, Frances

Rusch. Tricia

Schneider, Rick 24

14.277 178

250 Ill, 209

199. 201. 205. 261

Adam

26, 27, 264

Spagna. Christy 205. 278

Schneider, Robert 239

Shipley. Susan 38, 278

Spake, Michael 243

Schneider, Shan

Shires, Michelle

I

1

1

297

Shirrell, Jodi

Rust. Gretchen 277

Shocmakcr-Allen, Rusty 223, 226

Spaulding. Stephanie 247. 262

Ryan. Joseph

Schoo, Diane 299

Shop& Hop

Spearry.J.C, 207

Schoo. Nicole 299

Shug, Jem

Schoo, Sharon 299

Shum, Eunice 233

Spencer, Jenniler 262 Spencer. Johannah 97

261

156. 157

Ryan, Katie 227

Roderick 221.229

153

Riley. Eric 261

199,202,241

Sparrow. Rachel 243

291

19,318

Spencer. Cindy

Schoonover, Terrs 208

Sidden, John Siebels.

Schramm. Kory 203, 277

Sieck.

Schroer, Teri 245

Siefkcn. Benjamin 226

Spiegel, Jenni 209. 278

Schrunk, Bob 266

SielU-n. Robin 262

Spiehs. Kevin

199.241

Sean 243

Spencer, Kevin

Connie 262

Siegvvald. Jason

Riley. Jennifer

31,213

Schug, Jennifer 196, 197,213,217,

Sicmers. Bobhi 278

231

Rio Wa,

No

SEX

233

Rios, Jon 221 Risser, Tish

214

Sitford.

Spire.

James 262

Siglin.

Sigma Alpha lota 24.215,217 Sigma Gamma Epsilon 215,217 Sigma Phi Epsilon 24, 25, 30, 31,

278

Schultz. Charles 94. 121. 122

Schuring. Heather 247

Eutana 278

1

86,

1

Maria 278

Sports Page 48

Schulles, Lisa 277

Schultes. Shannessy

197.251.278

Spilman. Brandi 278

Schulte, Sarah 207, 277

Schumacher. Shelly 219

Rivers. Joan 73

237

100, 101

Shawna 262

Spencer,

Schubert, Fran/ 97

2(11,277

100. 101

Schopperth. Ryan 235

277

Rimrner, Gloria 261

Sparrow. Antonio 178.179

278

Riley. Heather

Tom

Sparks. Brian 56.218,278

Schoenemann, Todd 235. 277 Schoo, David 299

Rob

10.

Rvnolds. Collcn 76

Riley,

Sowell. Jonathan 221

Shipley, Rebecca 26, 27, 2 7. 262

I

Shirley, Russ

1

214. 219. 238. 239.

12

South. Jenni 237.278

138,156.157

Schneider, Stephanie 247

Ryll,

Rex

191.221

Schnack. Alyssa 245. 277

Rush.

Riley,

Sons. Richard 278

199

Rudiilph. Brian 203.261

277

RIGHTS

Somalia 290

199.241

Ruge, Troy 277

Rush. James 69.

Rigdon, Anita 277

Sportsman. Elise 278

87, 242. 243.

248

278

Spotts, Jennifer

Spreilzer. Jolinda 90, 92.

Sprick. Jim

Springer. Mattic 278

Schwaller. Stacy 239

Roberta Hall 54.55. 152. 153

Schwain. Eric 189

Sikorski, Lisa 200, 20

Stains.

Renee

Roberta Hall Council 227

Scobee. Teresa 205

Simmons. Tracie 163,184.185

Staker.

Sandy 249

Scott Air Force Base 85

Simon. John 278

Stalone, Cheryl

Rohbins. Atalic 277 Robbins. LaDonna 261

been ofl'ensive."

il

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Robvn K

Robcrson. Lashonda 277 Robert

P.

Roberts,

Foster Aquatic Center 27

Mark

168, 169, 182, 183

Schuster. Bryan 247 Schuster. Chris 247

Lister

I

Roberts, Paul 239, 277

Schurkamp. Pat 203

tiuu^ d/9$ic

Schutte. Barb 278

Scott. Carl

Robinson. David 277

Saale, Jeffrey 277

Scott.

Robinson. Matl 277

Sacker, Jeremy 211.213.223. 277

Scott. Eric

Robinson, Patricia

Sacketl, Julie 277

Scott.

187,261

Robotham. Tracy 183,277 Rocca.

Mo

87

Sakai,

Kasumi 103

Salmon. Joy 249.261

Rockhold, Stacy

191.236.261

203

1

.

2

1

3. 2

1

Danna 247. 261 254

St.

Tammara 278

Sisco,

249

Graham

Skaggs, Trent

Sealy, Kenrick

Skcries, Darren

I6S. 169. 187, 193,

261

Rodgers. Anthony 277

Sampsel. Laura 207

Seaman.

Rodgers. David 85

San .Andreas Fault 296

Scamster. Malissa 230. 232

Adam

196

Lon

247, 278

Romain. Reggie

Stageman. Lisa

209, 262

196.197,230,278 178

31. 177. 213. 237.

Standifer.

Tanya 278 215

Stanley. Heather 2

1

Stanley. Jenniffer

196.

Stanton. Robert Stark. Judith

Starkebaum. Andy

239

Stedem.

1,

232. 235. 262

197.243

55

1

Skwarlo, Dana 4

Da\ id 54 Greg 248

278

183.

Skubi/, Teresa 278

Amy

201. 213. 245.

19.

249

Stanfield. Brian

Slater.

178. 179. 181

Slageman, Laura 249

249

Sims, Michcll 35, 199,278 Sipes, Eric

223

Spurrier. Brent

Squires,

Simon. Steve 189

Scroggie. Steven 26

Samaras. Dimitrios 261

1

247

161

Sigma Sigma Sigma 13. 19, 23, 30, 31,242,244,245,249 Sigma Society 24,228.231 Sigma Tau Delta 213,217 Sigma Tau Gamma 8, 30, 243. 247. 249.251.268

was anybod) but Madonna, il might have

"It

Road Pro 295

278

Snell, Michelle 43.

Sochocki. Robert 243

Richardson. Marsha 277

Rieste. Steve 241

Smyers. Shari 227

10.247

Dave 175 David 215,225 Shields. Mike 241

9, 18, 19, 247, 248.

Rieschick. Denise 277

110

206. 207. 209

Shidler,

Doug

Jeremy 215.277

SMS-AHEA SMSTA 208

Sherry,

Rush

Riedell.

Ann 214

Sobotka. Valerie 278

Ruse.

Ricdel. Laura 277

172

168.236.262

Shero, Erie 241

Richards Stanley. Sandc 235 Ridnour. Ryan 261

287

172

Smolik. Darlene 278

Shcllon, Steven 203. 262

Schinzel, Kimberly 261

Jerri

178

Smith, William 278

187

Rounds. Slcffanie 277

Revelle, Lezlie 215,261

Smith, Sue

10, II, 12, 20, 177.

Sheltar, Carrie

187

Smith. Jeremy

213,217,231,237,247

Schilling. Kathleen

Dana 277

Smith. Jason

Tony 229. 239

247

Amy

23

1

178.278 .

262

Rodgers. Michelle 6

Sanborn. Sally 261

Sears 319

Slater.

Rodgers. Mike 207

Sanchez. Alicia 277

Seek. Kimberley 247. 278

Slater.

Rodgers. Phil 28. 29. 243

Sanders. Caroline 277

Sleelman. Douglas 278

Sanders,

Second City 73. 230 Sederburg. Robin 261

Sle/ak. Teresa 23

Roe, Gia 223,226

Sloan. James 25

Steelman. Michael 213. 217. 243

Roe, Jeff 246

Sanders, Lisa 249,277

Roe

vs.

Wade

60. 63

Sanders.

Jill

208

Summer 294

Sedore.

Chad 278

Slye.

Smelt/er. Jim 243

Sandy. Shelly 243

Seclhoff. Laurie 208

Roetman, Corinne 67

Sanger. Misss

Scgebart. Stacie

Rogers, Michele 277

Sarandon. Susan 295

Seim. Steve 241

Saturday Night Live 73

Seitz,

Rogers, Michelle

6(1,

1

19.

261

239. 241.

Saville. Jennifer

Rogers, Yolanda

110,230

277

Saxton, Marlie 277

191.278

Teresa 207.229,231.261

Seki. Maseshi

Kan 219.221.226 Sam 245

Sellberg.

Sayre. Tracy 231,261

Rojas, Rachelle 226,261

Scarbrough,

Romero, Cecily 233 Roop, Jada 2

Schaeler, Alice 261

Semu. Daisy 47

Schaetcr, Marilyn 208, 235, 277

Sevedfie. Laurie

1

312 Index

Dawn

261

Sellers,

Sellers. Steven

Steins. Lori

Smith. Aaron 278

Amber 37.67,

Smith, Blase

251

278

Traeey

Steiner. Kathy

Stelpflag.

192. 193,278

100, 203, 205, 207,

209, 262

3

Rogge, Jesse 277

Shana 247

Smith.

Dave 241

Steele.

2(13

Steinemann. Roland 225

Sechusen. Jenniler 230. 278

Roesch. Melinda 243, 246

199

I

Sloan. Scott 23

Steele.

200. 203. 262

50.51

Tony

31

Stenberg. Rachel 249. 262

Stephens. Brad 215 Stephens. Bryee

Smith. Brian 243

178. 179. 180. 181

Stephens. Darin 223

Smith. Bruce 214.278

Stephenson. Michael 243

Smith. Daniel 243

Steppers

Smith. Debt 295

Stevens. Heather 278

Smith. Derrek

Stevens, Jason 2

189

13

1

3.

243


18.207.245 262

Swiss. Susie

Swit/er. Sheri 205. 23

1

.

Tipling, Angella 208

Tipton, Brian 226. 279

Sypkens. Chad 29

Tisdel. Horace

S/c/epanik. Jenniter 278

Todd. Kim 262

S/landa.

1

Tom

1

S9

Todd. Tract 203. 262 Tokunaga, Miki 82. 232. 235, 279 Tomlinson. Amy 13. 177, 237, 279

echii()l(>jj;y Ill

-<•. |i,.i.

168

1

Toms.

226. 279

Jeffrey

Tonight Show, The 293

1:

T.O.s 49 Tahuchi. Haniko 278

Toronto Bluejays 291

Tackelt. Angela 203. 209. 278

Toshiba America Electronic Compo-

ri>rre/,

Taco John's 4

Tony 66

nents Inc, 286

Takagi, Michiru 262

Tower 198.209 Tower Hall 224

Takano. Saori 278 Takeuchi. Ka/uuari 235

Townsend. Dennis 199. 241. 262 Townsend. Elizabeth 2t)9. 232

Tally. Kimberly 262

lamerius. Sharon 278

To».nsend, Heather

laninokuchi. Kenji 278

Transiiion Dynamics. Inc.

Tanner, Shannon

Trapp. Jolene

166

Tapia, Tisha 38,229

Tatsunami. Yuka 236 Tau Kappa tpsilon 12.

Trinity Lutheran Hospital 301

28. 30, 36.

86, 240, 243. 246. 248. 25

Tau Phi Upsilon

19.247.279

Rex 85 Tremayne. Ashley 279 Travis.

Tarleton. Meredith 207. 2.30. 278

1

205, 241

24. 238.

239

217.279

Tripp. Stacy

Angle 207.213 Troglin, Ginni 279 Iroesser.

Tavera.

Norma 233

Trost. Scot 243

Taylor.

Amy

Trostcr. Bobbie 77

Taylor.

Gwen

Taylor.

Jill

262 201

Truelove. Kristy 249

247

Trulson, Richard 279

Taylor. Maurice 28.241 Taylor. Stephanie

196.

Tucker, Chris 209,219.279 197, 2t)0.

Tucker.

Dawn

168

207.231,247.262 Taylor. Troy 278 Teague. Cher 205

Turner, Brian 237, 262

Teale. Brad 278

Turner. Darrick 279

Teale.

Greg 178

lurk, Jenniler 87,217,

Turner. Daniel 279

Turner. Denise 2

TelTl. Scott 227.

278

2.'(6

Turner. Joe

1

199.213.241

Tenclinger. Brian 223. 224. 236. 243

Turner. Julie 279

Tern, Krista 249 The Greenery 4 The Outback 5, 44. 47. 49 The Palms 44. 47. 49. 260 The Party 74 The Pub 46.47.49, 158

Turner. Lurinda

Theisen, Leigh 278

Tysser, Thom.is 29. 247

Wan Lim

233

Therkelsen. Matt

178

Theng.

Turner. Mike

2t)8.

279

247

24.

Tumey. Jim 25 Turpin. Chris 225

Tweed. Mark 201,24.3,262 Twilligear, Allan

201.213,217

Thicsen. Leigh 41.42

Thomas. Angela 227. 247 Thomas. Cherie 203. 209 Thomas. Irwin 76 Thomas. Lori 278

K.incly

Strong peers oul a second

window of

siiir_\

house on HIO Main Street

a

cMMiguished. There were no injuries and the cause of the

fire

after a fire v\as

was undetermined. Photo hy Jon

Stoscns. Karen 245

.Stork.

Stewart. Jennifer

14.^. 20.'i.

278

Strauss. Bill

Suhv^ay 287

78

Suggs. David

97

.Sliens,

Denisc 241.278

Strauss. Johann

.Sliens.

Jennifer 247

Straw dernian, Krisla 249

.Suens.

Tonya 229

Stringer. Jeffrey

Sliles.

Kerry

24.^

278

Slites. Slieri

Sloekdale, William 286

Thomson. Nancy 201

Sullivan. Sir Arthur 82

Thornburg, Jeffrey 262

Strohurg. Christina 278

Sundherg, Kori 236. 237. 278

Thornton. Kevin 74

StriKbele. Jon 24.^

Sunds, Bcnelt 183. 262

Thrailkill.

Tanya

Sunkel. Robert

Thummel, Thummel,

Jennifer 279

Strohman. Lana 247

Kenny

Stroller

Sutler.

Smll. Beverly 209

Siron. Frank

Sloll.Paul 231

Strossen. Nadine 70. 7

Stolle.

Don

Amy

Stone.

Jamey 25

Student Ambassadors

1

.

2

16

1(1,

1.

228,

1

sociation 208

Student Senate

197.200 Stull,

Lisa 278

.^.^..'6.

15.\ 195. 196.

to

develop

talents

2.39.

tUcU^ Jj9H€ USA

262

Today 295.300

U.S. Air Force 65 U.S. Air Force Air Mobility

Shelly 262

mand Band

U.S. Marine Corps 65

Tiedeman, Michael 201,279

U.S.

Tieman, Leslie 245

Ubben. Robert 199.262

Amy

199.278 Swanson. Jacob 247. 278

Tiet/.

Michele 217.262

Tiffany

Nincehelser 274

Tilly. Crista

279

Open

.301

Udey. Clenssa 67. 256 Ueberroth. Peter 296

Uhde. Mall 178 Ulveslad. Jim

Swenson. Cindy 249 Swigan. Kristin 213.262

Time 298 Timko. Georgene 117 Timmermann. Dallas 279 Timmons. Stacia 245. 279 Tincher, Jan 247,262

Swink, Douglas 214.217,278

Tingpalpong, Kittipon 49, 249, 279

United Telephone

Swisher, Matthew 239, 278

Tinsley, Tricia

Sweeney.

Kristi

1

119.278

10,237

Com-

84, 85

Tiano. Lisa 262

.

the

— Dean Huhbard

Dave 165 Swan. Jason 165.203.262 Swann. Patricia 262 Swann. Patty 201.204.222.227

Sw eency Bob

to

fullest extent possible."

Sutton. Jenniter 245

Swanson.

Student Missouri State Teachers As-

Stoncr. Jason 249 1

205.

Children 207.208.268

Stone. Melissa 278

Sloner, Jim

20.',

2.M

278

156. 157

Marlcne 278

S\ehla.

Student Council tor Exceptional

Stone. Jane 221.2.^9.262

1

55

249. 262

278

Stonehenge

1

Stuckey. Travis 194. 200.

16

Noreen 16 Stom.Niek 247.248 Stolle.

Stone.

1

268

wanted

studetns'

Thonipst)n. Stacey 249

Strnad. Melissa 205. 207. 278

Ancssa 76

178.278

"I

243

Sullender. Nicole 207. 2 .^ 278

Stokes.

Chris

165

Suhr. Corrie 278

215.278

.Suikes.

178. 181

Suan. Hooi Soh 233

Story Theatre 68. 76. 77

Stcvcnsim. Gina 219.23?

Jt>e

Thompson. Kristin 28. 30 Thompson, Lisa 205,214,279 Thompson, Rick 251.279 Thompson, Robbie 251.279 Thompson. Scott 217

Sturm. Renae 278

Laural 241.297

u pgra ding

Thompson. Irwin 209 Thompst>n.

Britton.

Slolle.

Thomas. Michael 278 Thomas. Nathan 79 Thompson. Lmma 295 Thompson. Greg 218.262

UNICEF

183.241.279

.301

University Chorale

17

University Players 208. 209

United Missouri Bank Urban. Chad 2X0

313 Index


Wade. Titiany

L^O

Cind\

Ul-Icr.

51. 182.

Wagers, Stacy 217.

183.280

28(1

Wagner 169 Wagner. Cyndi 239. 280 Wagner. Darryl 168. 169 Wagner. John 225, 226 Wahlert, David

165, 199

Wait, Jon 251

Wake. Shawn 20

Volleyball

Wakefield. David 280 Wakefield, Lisa 279. 280

Wal-Mart 8. 14. 15 Walden. Dave 11.71.247.251

"These were the games

made you games you

play hard

that

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

the

learned from."

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Cheri Rathjen

Walker. Angela 207. 266. 280 Walker, Brooke 241 Walker. Lonnie 280 Walker. Marcy 208.231.280 Walker. Ryan 243. 245

Kim

Waller,

VV.illinga.

21

Kyle 239

129.217,239 239

VVallinga, Rita

128.

Wallmga, Sam

128, 129,

Walnut Heights 287 Vucck, Becky 230, Vail,

2S(I

Valdc/.

74

Jell

Walsh, Kari 247 Walsh, Michael

Cory 2X0

135

Dan 239

Walters,

Valk Building 144. 146

Walthall, Kate 23, 245

Valley L'niforni .Sales

Walton,

Van Camps 73 Van Buren. Derriek 280 Van Winkle, Krisin 239 Van Corp, Mare 211,225,226.243.

Wand. Jim 101.224.230 Wandry, Bryan 165 Wang. Shen-En 262

70,71

Bill

Ward, Gail 280 Ward, Mary

280

Van Weelden. Mare 223 Van Hoever. Michelle 262 Van Ersvelde, Neal 49 Van Zomeraii, Wayne 216

Ward.

138, 139

Rohm

245

Ward. Shane 251,262 Wardlow, Brian 280

Vander, Pamela Gaast 229

Wardlow, Bryan 168 Warren, Jennifer 231.280 Warrick, Markee 113,218,219. 220 Washington, Angel 280 Washington, Denzel 295 Waske. Jane 209

Vanderpool, Tobin 29, 247

Watcrfield,

Kim 247 VansaghrTom 318,319

Waterman, Laura 247, 280

VanWinkle,

Watt, Julie 203, 209, 230

VanWye,

Rulh

183

Vance. Brooke 223, 280 Vandal, Richard 243

Vander Gaast, Pam 94

Vanover,

Kristin

214,226,227,

262 Variety

Varns,

Waters. Sylvia

1

103

Sam 74,75

Watters,

Show 9,22.217.250 Mark 10

Rob 243

Watts, Brian 280 Watts, Pat

215,217,218,219,223

Vasatka, Shana 280

Wayman,

Vasquez, Pepe

Weatherhead, Jeir 205.214

2

1

Weaver. Brian 19,243

143

Vater, Scott

Kirk 207, 28(1

Vaughn. Trisha 205

Weaver, Karrie 280

Vaught.Jack 2(13,205

Weber, Jennifer 205, 231, Weber, Megan 199

Veasey, Rob Veatch.

170. 172

Chuck

153, 155

Vehe. Shawn 241,280 Vennerstrom, Jonathan 65

28(1

Webster,

Bill 287 Weddle, Todd 66 Weese. Julie 247,262

Bobby Bearcat congratulates

the

men's basketball team

103-100 victory over

after their

theUniversity of Missouri-Rolla. The Bearcats finished their season with an overall record of 14-

Venmnk. Byron 239 Ver. Michelle Hoef 239

Wei,Mei-Ju 262

Vergo, Katie 297

Weidner, Natalie 280

Wharton. Keith 280

Wholesale Electronics Supply

Williams. Marsha 280

Aaron 178 Vienna Choir Boys 96.97 Viercgger,Tom 245,249

Weiss, Denae 247, 280

Wheatley. Valorie 280

Whyte.

Williams. Sarah

Vial,

1.3

Photo by Jon Britton.

Weidner. Jason 262

Wheeler. Jeff 178

29,210 Whytc, William 211,213,247,262 Whyte, William 245

Welch, Andrew 280

Wheeler. Matt 243

Widger, Erin 183

Williams, Steven 280

Vin/anl, Marvin 7

Welch, Kimherly 280

Wheeler. Shannon

Welch, Nick 262

209,262 VogakTracey 209

Weller, Sarah 218,280

Wheelhouse, Terri

Widmer. Laura 205, 209 Wiederstein, Scott 280 Wiedmaier, Melissa 247

Williams,

Vitek, Kathryn 262

Wells. Dave 280

Whelton, Theresa 207. 230, 232, 280

Wiedmaier, Sean 205

Williams, Travis 178

Welsh, Cathlcen 230, 280

Whilaker, Brian 218.219,223,280

Wensel, Kerry 280

Whilaker, Shane 205, 209, 215

Werner, Michelle 280

White, Colleen

Wesley Student Center 56. 57. 219. 220. 221.224 Wessel, Amanda 65, 207, 266

White, Jason 203

Vuris, Jolene 280

West. Melissa 262

White, Sean

Voss, Heather 28.49

Westercamp, Lori

Viner,

Wayne

226, 235

Vitosh, Craig

Vogel, Sarah

120,247

Vol karl, Becky Volleyball

166

184. 185

Vollink. Barry 24

VonBehren. Scott 226, 227, 262

VonSeggem.

262

Jill

Vyhlidal, Brian

207,243

Wind inasor Wabash

II

287

Wade, Mychal 178

314 Index

Weiten.

Welch,

Wayne

Amy

130

262

Wheelbarger. Karen 218

168.

182.

183.

219

247

117,280

187, 207, 217,

262

White, Ken 207

White, Ryan 243

183,262

Whited, Jeanctte

155

Wetzel, Dan 64

Whitehall. Jeremy

Weydert, Russ 209

Whiteing. Jennifer 20. 226. 280

Weydert, Russell 280

Whiteing. Lisa

Weymuth, Allie 108.217.262 Weymulh, .Annelle 152,154 Weymuth, Donald 262 Whan, Mary 23

Whiting, Jason

178

196.

197,211.262

79. 221. 223. 239.

280 Whitney. Lisa 225. 280 Whitlen, Christi

137

Bill

Wiemar. Heather 237,241 Wiese, Amber 262 Wilcox, Kenton 123 Wildner, Joni 239,262 Wiley, Andy 205. 280 ,Wilhelm. Cherlyn 243.280 Wilkerson, Leasa 199,211,280 Wilkinson, Tim 207 Willey, Nicole 208, 230. 280 Williams, Daria 231,280 Williams, Heather 249

185

Williams. Scott 235 Williams. Stephanie 249. 262

Tammy

Williams, Tisha

208

199,280

Williams, Tracy 185, 203, 219, 236

Williamson, Brian

Byron 30,

Willis,

140

196, 197,21 1,212,

213 Willis,

Carolyn 209,217,229.2.19

Willis,

Donna 208, 280

Willits.

Amy

Willits.

Jim

Wilmes, Wilmes,

280 13.

Amy Amy

178

262

239

Wilmes, Carrie 280

Wilmes, Shelly 191

Williams, James 280

Wilson, Cathleen

Williams. Joey 262

Wilson, Crystal 201,221,280

Williams Lawn Seed 296

Wilson,

Williams Liquor 300

Wilson. Janet 280

122

Hawkeye 4

1

,

205. 25


WiKon,

Wright.

251

Jl-IT

V\

49. 203. 235. 280

Wright, .Steven 68. 80. 81. 228. 2.30

iKcm. Lciinard 262

Wull. Monicca 207

WiKon. Mcaghan 168

Wunsch. Micael 135

280

Wilscin. Michelle

Amy

Wright, Michelle 25.3,280

Wilson. JiHly 71.280

Wilson. Mike 201

Wyall. Melissa 245, 2X0

Wilson. Roger 189

Wynne. Becky

Wilson. Ryan

W\ nne.

2-48

1.32

Johanne

2

1

Wilson. Seoll 64. 178.219.280

Wimhcrley, Lisa

Wimbledon

22.'i,

229. 230

.'01

Wind. Timothy 296 Win;;.

249

Becky

W ingen. Janci

262

Winkler. Troy ^2.5?. 197

Winslead.

Wayne

190. 191

Winlcr. Jason 229.241.262

Wischmeyer. Amanda 280

Wiseman. Teresa 280 WillnK-k. Tim 280 Wi>dlke. Mike 2.5!

W ohlers.

Wendy 262

1 "ll

ujijoslav ia

was

bctlcT lor ihcMii to

Wolbert. Michael 211.2.^1.249

be separate states, instead

W olcoll. Chrisiy

ol kllliiii;

Woltgram,

.S

each other."

20.V 207

Krisii

Wimg. Kengseng 262 Wood. Carrie 168.2.36.280 Wood, Jason 262 Wood. Kcilh 58 Wood, Ned 22.V 28(1 Wood, Sheila 15 Wood, TilTany 245 Woods. Lisa 241 Woods, Li/ 2.14, 235 Woodward, Bobhi 214. 217, 239. 28(1

Wi.ollolk. Sleven 205

Woolen. Slaci 262 World Dryer Corporation 300 World Trade Center 297 Wray. Charles 262 Wren.Jamell 158 Wrenn. Darrell 189 V\ri',:hl. .Amanda 280.294

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Tom

MillcT

tUcU^ 4/9HC Yagel. Kelley 213.214.225.226

Nick Probotfcld jumps toward the audience during a perforniance by Ihe Stick Figures. The group,

Yama/oe. Mihoko 280 Yancey. Melissa 201. 243. 245

along

w iih

other local bands, pcrt'ornied

si.x

203

N'oung. .Andrew

Young. Brad 243

Z(oe Baird

Young. Cindy 214.221.280

Young Democrats 32 Young.

Joel

201

Zancr. Angela 262

Yulelidc Tcasi 215

Yurka. Heidi

184.

Zaner. Angle

185.236

Zaner.

182.

183.235,236

Boh 24

wouldn't ha\e been as easy as

Bogart

it

was

Carl Wolt Sludit)s

Teresa Matlson

Cara Dahlor

Doug McWilliams

l)ail\

Forum

(lOl.'i

Travis Lane.

Northwest Missourian

book had a press run

The cover

is

Bob Gadd Da\

e

Gieseke

Northwest Theatre

Department Kevin Rhodes Craig Sands

Nancy Hall

Scholastic Ad\ertising

Boh Henry

Kevin Sharpe

HcMshaw

Chuck Holley

controversy

Blase Smith

Robert Sunkel

Dean Hubbard

Todd W'eddle

.John Jasinski

Ken White

KDL.X

Cindy

and created in

Zmeskal,

Zimmcr. John 243, 246 Zimmerman, Jessica 245

Zook, Kim 241

Zimmerman, John 36 Zimmerman, Kelly 207, 280 Zink, Chad 243

Zurbuchen, Brian 217,262

Kim 294

Zumwalt. Eric 280

Zuank, David 222. 226 Zucilcl.

Tom

201

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2, 3

ol'

in

linotronic printing.

PageMasler using Macintosh computers. The

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.'^2()-page

2.700.

The end

sheets are

copy was printed

Taupe

in

10

pi.

in

43.^1.

The cover was taken trom

Dallas.

Times. Student Life headlines were Bodoni

TypeStyler. Entertaininent headlines were Antique Olive and created

TypeStyler. Academic headlines were

Angela Tackett. Sports headlines were in

in

in

Garaniond. Artwork by Kevin Rhodes and

Franklin Gothic. PVople headlines were in

TypeStyler. Organization headlines were in Hiroshige. All

section designs by Angela Tackett.

Mini-mag headlines w ere

in

Goudy Newstyle and

created in TypeStyler and designed by Melinda Dodge. All black and white photography were taken and printed by staff photographers and darkroom technicians. Four-color photographs were printed by Carl Wolf Studios, Inc., 401 HImwood Ave., Sharon Hill. PA. Portraits and group pictures were also taken

byCarlWolf

Studios, Inc.

Advertising was done through Scholastic Advertising of Incline Village, Nevada.

The

Wood

Zion, Shad 280

Shawnee Mission, Kans., using

in

lithograph.

Provence and created Chris Hagaii

Kcii

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Carrick.

Zauha. Donna 262

tour-color artwork received from Paper Routes All regular

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what resulted

Don

Niifthwest Missouri State University's 72nd volume ot'Tttwer was printed by Heift' .lonos.

yearbook was produced

The

20. in

door. Photo by

Zaner. Robert 280

Easy as

Chris Kline

Gary l.undgren

Larry fain

at the

Colophon

uitlKHil the help of Ihe Inllnwiiig people:

luliL-

The Outback Feb.

Yonke. .Andrea 280 Yotti.Joe 280

Thank You It

at

over time and a lee that The Ouback charged

Yates. Jon 85

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Inquiries concerning the

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Index 315


Editor's ]\ote As

I

sat

down

to write this letter the past four

years ran through "93

Tower

is

my head. This is finally

done and

four yearbooks on is

"What on

earth

my am

now And

can

I

shelf.

put the all

I

knowledge you gave me. Every book taught

The

last

of

can think

going to do with

I

it.

all that

and has

I

know

that

I

Tower meeting as a freshman this book would become the most important thing in my college career. Because of this book 1 know w hat first

like to

its

and of

all I

work as a team,

be proud of what

to I

made

I

to strive for excellence

accomplish.

the best friends

I

And most

have ever had.

probably would not have stayed on Tower for

the long haul

if

book. Although

took

weren't for the staff of the

it

I

was just

1

990

a silly freshman, they

me in, showed me the ropes and became my

best friends.

Thanks euys.

I

used every

hit if

own memories. Thank you

editors of those books.

But

when wandered into my

different to

Cara

Dahlor, Teresa Mattson and Stephanie Frey, the

free time?" Its a scary thought. Little did

its

this

was

a

new

decided to say "to

You year.

taught It

was

me

well.

the year

hell with the old"

we

in the

cover, produce an audio tape and add advertis-

we

did

it

all

with style. Things were not

always "easier said than done," but we were a team.

We

are incredible!

And

a pert'ect year

become a reality.

I

Melinda- Boy, do to

tell.

you.

Whenever

Many

helped out

my dream of You guys are the

needed and

of stories

eat a Blizzard Til think of

my

saving grace this

something

in

I

I

a

every area

knew

w ith the old" was you. Not only were you the youngest managing editor in Tower history, in my opin-

board and for that

when ever you were

you were to

stories

I

in

charge of

worry about.

a lot of sacrifices to be

Lisa- Not only

ment

if

had nothing

you made

Karissa- If anybody said "to hell

we have our share

times you were

With such

best.

it

I

young staff it was good to have someone who remembered "the old days." You year.

thank each and

I

every one of you for helping make

on

I

know

this editorial

thank you.

do the academics and entertain-

make you

feel like

you were actu-

Front row: Tony Miceli; Jon Britton and Dave Godbold. Row 2: Angela Tackett; .Jenifer Gathercole; Allison Edwards; Laura Widmer; Karissa Boney: Mahoney and Melinda Dodge. Back row: Jenny Lawton; Kathy Higdon: Dawn Randall; Scott Jensen; Russ Weydert; Dennis Esser; Katie Harrison;

Jennifer

Lisa Renze and Fay Dahlquist.

316 Staff

I

It

and did

something new. Not only did we cut a hole

ing,

you were the best. Nothing slipped by you. seemed that whenever I went to ask you to do something, you were already doing it. can sum it all up in four words- you were always there. And for that you will always be one of my dearest friends. Thank you. ion,

me something

I


hut you handled somethiiii; the rest of

all) there,

kneu

us

relati\el\

little

not be as ineredihie as

knew what Thank sou

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to

tor all the extra hours

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uould

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in

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Next

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produet was delinitels worth Jenifer

What can

Ci.-

Enquirer ever got the\

hold

a

ot

The National

It'

their top stor\

make

beverage,

ouslv never

and we got

to

keep you. Thanks

for all the lauyhs

and hard work. The Student Lite

more

stories are

depth than they ever ha\e been and the people

in

you a sense ot" what North1 might even tattoo

stories detinitely give

west

is

Who

like.

knows.

my back, butev en

your name on

it

I

don" t. thanks

l-"ay-

You

took on a job that has driven

people cra/y. but you handled

w

it

The

ith ease.

You are

seasons well. editor

I

make

did

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Adams

give you a

it?)

Thanks

Scott-

life

Coiden Pond and besides, you

fell in

jacket out of the deal.

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scary.

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designs are fresh and they really grab your attention.

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lAftflEVM

As

the year

drew

to a close,

had only heard about were

A

many

things

finally being done.

groundbreaking ceremony was held,

marking the beginning of the Lamkin renovations and in for

we

May

Gym

Roberta Hall closed

one year while being renovated.

The Technology Department was scheduled close in July and majors and minors

to

scrambled

to fulfill their

faculty searched for

A new cassettes

requirements while

new employment.

promotion plan consisting of video

and

developed

in

TV

and print ads was being

an attempt to

make Northwest Pub barlcnder Da\c

the "ultimate choice" for college students.

Kiabundcwausatihchar to

While we saw

the changes occurring around

ser\e drinks to pa-

tmns

The Pub was

a

poptilar drinking estab-

us,

we found that although some

of them went

by barely noticed, implementing others was

lishment but

318 Closing

Maryville,

was scheduled

close on

easier said than done.

in

May

15.

by Tony Miceli.

to

Photo


MaiA

\

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Public S.ilolv w

arresting power.

Campus

proved they had failed

>is

;i

regular sight on i.iuiipus utter

Sat'elN

to report

Lamking Gym's renovations began w ilh ing

Campus

Safety lost

was not reeonimissioned after an investigation campus crimes. Photo by Jon Britton. a groundbreaking

ceremony. Participat-

were James Redd. Ryland Milner, [-.dward Douglas. Dean Hubbard. Richard

ManaL'.m. Jem

.Schus;.

and loni \ansai;hi. I'hoto h\ Jon Britton,

SEARS

Because of corporate headquater

cut-

hacks, the Sear's catalog outlet Miirv ville

was forced

to shut

in

down. Resi-

dents of Northwest Missouri had until July

29

to

order or shop

at

the outlet. Photo

by

Keith Lodzinski.

Closing 319


Acting Technology Chair Charles Anderia packs his belongings as he moves out of his fice.

Because of the

of-

ter-

mination of the Tech-

nology Department,

Anderia term job

left

to begin

at

mid-

another

in the University of

Kansas Printing Department. Photo by Jon Britton.

320 Closing


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