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Nestled

among

the various trees of the recently recognized state arboretum, the

Administration Building sei^-es as a symbol of the rich heritage on campus. traditions stayed the

As

the

same, the students provided a contemporary outlook to a 90-year-

old educational institution. With changing times. Northwest's technology

went

from terminals in every residence hall room to laptops in the classroom. The chatter was always on change, but Northwest would never forget its deep-rooted traditions.

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sold-out

MinlMag 128-143

crowd

with his comedy act.

Shore was one of

many

entertainers

came

to

who

perform

on campus.

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a glance

Computer Technology VVorknii; in a qualitv

Student

Life

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classroom. Kara French

opens her recentlv acquired notebook.

Academics

Academics 184-199

took a step forward with the pilot year of the

Electronic

Campus

Plus

Program.

Sports 200-231

122 Groups 232-287 Essential Gear Most everyone had a favorite pair of shoes.

People 288-315

but athletes were

sometimes not given a choice.

The

rising cost

of athletic shoes created

Index 316-331

hardships for

some

varsity athletes.

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and look forward

preparation lor the

Homecoming parade. Homecoming was an

to

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important tradition of student

As we

inlrospcction.

celebrate

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moving Tower

are

including an interaetive

life.

into the future by

CD with

the yearbook.

we

Continuing the tradition of Tower,

introducing you to the yearbook's future

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contemporary world of multimedia.

The

Lab Series

CD is a cotnbination of audio and

media allowing us

Clctis, played

are

in the

hy Shane

Northwest

in a

unique way. By appealing

Sandau. admits to

wrecking his friend's car

in

1955 Pink Thunderbird." Student teaching, lab series

and observations were

the eyes

and

CD

ears, the

viewers and listeners.

On

lets

the

the ability to see video clips

\

isual

and represent

to capture

to both

you be readers,

CD, you

will

ha\e

and still photographs

all

requirements for some

of the events featured. Even

if

you do not have

CD into

students in their pursuit of

access lo a computer, you can insert the

academics.

any standard compact disc player and hear the big events of the year.

With

228

the addition of a

yearbook,

it

was

CD

lo the traditional

a challenge to devise a

thai accurately captured the year.

Intramurals

Coming up gasp of

competes

for a

air. a

selected

quick

stroke competition of an

swim meet

it

best blended the

ideas of

new

technology with the traditional scrapbook of

in the butterfly

intramural

theme finally

Contemporary Traditions as our theme

because

sw immer

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memories.

at

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changed

the format of the book.

the Robert P. Foster

\quatlc Center. of sports

A

In the past,

variety

themes

were offered for

ny student

to

compete

in

expect

we have had more word-oriented 1995 book,

like the

and

It."

"When you

Altogether." Instead, for this book,

233

to

a

by dividing the yearbook into two sections:

members

color

slogans, say lugs and

Contemporary and Tradition. Kor the 1996 editorial board,

pictures on sidewalks by the I

nion in honor of National

thrilling year

Coming Out Day. The chalk

with

drawings were just one of

much

the

ways

in

liberation

we decided

concept theme. This theme allowed

us lo organize the traditional sections differently

Coming Out vration

go with

least

I994"s '.Something Else

and we are excited

this product.

as

We

it

has been a

to present

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we enjoyed producing

you it

it.

which

came

out as a

group.

Contemporary Traditions

as


Contemporary Traditions were

The year began wiih aetiviiv

the City

Couneil aliempl

underage drinknie w

ot'

ali\e and well at Northwest. to slop the

passage of the over/

ith the

under ordinanee. The ordinance jirohibited anyone under 19 years old from enlering a bar. strike to the bar scene

Another

follow ing the death of

opened that

It

foi-

ow ner

more than 52

would reopen

the closing of

The Pub

The Pub had been

Jerr\ Sturm.

Although there were rumors

years.

at the

was

end of the

semester,

fall

it

remained

closed.

Besides losing The Pub, a

company OSS of

new

cable

threatened students with the

MTV. The

w ould be offered

Disney Channel

in the

place of

MTV,

leaving students with "It's a Small

World"

rather than

"The Real World."

Apartment buildings and businesses burned down, affecting the lives of student. Contrary to popular opinion, an arsonist

was not

to

blame for the rash of

Along with the bad came streak, the Bearcat football

the streak

fires.

the good. After a

17-game losing

team reversed

by winning three games

in a

row

and ending the season with a 6-5 record. Students rallied for the team, which saw a

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dramatic attendance increase from the previous year. The stands were packed to capacity as Northwest triumphed over

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at

Homecoming.

Northwest stepped closer

to

being considered

D

for the Baldrige

to

Award

as the University strove

improve the overall quality by listening

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main customer

to

the student.

With entertainment

like Collin

Raye and

events like Family Day, Northwest continued its

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tradition of quality with

contemporary

spirit.


Opening for the Violent Femmes, Trouble

In

Mind

guitarist Pat

Frazier

is

backed

up by Mike

Murphy's harmonica. The

two bands were the first bigticket,

non-

country groups to

appear

at

Northwest

in

three years.

Bearcat cornerback Er/.a Whoriey celebrates the end of a record 17-ganie losuig streak after the Cats deteatcd A short five weeks later, the 'Cats surprised fans again by winning the

Southwest Baptist University.

Homecoming game

for the first time in six years.

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Giving her espresso :;aded

Bean owner

look

i

Gffi

:sey

!or a.f|pÂťmei;,,^|cause j

ol disgust.

ey and

iraming on

how|Bise

before the

Walki^j;Pay opening,

Homecoming

tn

staff received

lachine only

one day

the massi

crovvxB'forced worl^ers to learn

noise and confusion

Contemporary Division

The

prepares a dim!

amid


we discovered

Arriving back lo Northwest,

new age

as the Electronic

program was

The need

Hall

initiated for

to

Campus

Plus pilot

100 freshmen.

re-open the

was created by

a

first

the large

tloor of Perrin

number of freshmen

female residence hall was transformed when 26

discover they would have to be

moved when

The once

enrt)!led.

men moved

in.

all-

only to

renovations to Colden Hall

and the Administration Building moved

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offices to Perrin.

Renovations could also be seen around

Maryville after

fires sent

seven residential

dwellings, three restaurants, a lumber yard and an educational facility up

in

smoke causing an estimated

their

were

homes and owners

$1

.7

million in damages. Students lost

struggled to build back their businesses that

lost to the fires.

Not

all

was

lost as coffee

houses became the rage and we could not

wait to drink espresso from

Gourmet Pleasures

or

The Leaded Bean.

sipped Java and crowded in to listen on open mic night.

The onset of contemporary ideas beckoned us back.

cook

for ourselves and

how

to

We

learned to

have

our laundry done by the pound.

Changing with

around

us.

the environment

we looked

future while

to the

we remembered

the past.

Contemporary Division

We


Convenience,

.Attcr a

day

iil

luilelakmg,

lisicniiii; to

lectures and

around a bag of books, many studenls liked

nutrition

and craving

factorshelpdecide

oP

homestead

to

escape the

trials

ltij:i:ing

to retire to Ihcir

and tribulations of a busy day.

For those living off campus, the answer was dashing food restaurant or whipping up an easy meal

at

to a fast-

home.

With a busy schedule and two roommates, Stephanie Travis often chose to eat on the run.

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"Eating out was more con\enient."' Tra\

is

said.

"We

were

all

so busy."

While

a quick run to

McDonald's was an easy meal, if a came on, Travis would cook at home. anything sounded good, then would

craving for a certain food "If

I

had time and

if

I

make something," Travis said. Aside from time, some students said was essential when eating off campus. cooking," Julie Sebanc said.

"I liked

they believed nutrition

"It

was more

nutritious

I

wasn't eating junk food."

While easy access was a factor

in

cooking, preparing food for

oneself was also a benefit compared to eating out. "It

was

wanted

a

more expensive, but

little

to prepare it,"

we might have

Matt Brachtel

I

had the control of how

said.

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"Weather permitting,

grilled something."

Also, for Brachtel, an easy meal was a can of soup or anything that could be heated in the microwave.

But when there was a whole day of classes, a Commuter Ala

Dine meal plan was a convenient way to eat. "A lot of times I would eat lunch on campus, come here

(home) and

eat dinner." Brachtel said. "I ate here most."

Having roommates cooking

"We Sebanc

at

to share the duties also

was

a plus

when

home.

shared the cooking or took turns taking each other out," said.

became a factor w hen deciding w hen. w here and Buying items in bulk was also a wise decision. "Generally you could save money if you planned ahead,"

Time what

often

to eat.

Sebanc

said.

Despite time and money, cooking abilities were also a plus before indulging in a meal. Callicott said washing dishes and

knowing how

"We

to

cook limited what she

really didn't

make

did.

full-course meals." Callicott said. "I

cook very often." With a packed schedule and a hungry stomach, off-campus students had to decide whether to use their precious money at tisually didn't

While doing

the

weekly shopping spree

at

Johns Market. Dan

Jackson and Trevor Gustafson look for recipe ideas on

a

can of soup.

Li\ ing off campus required students to be creative with their meals.

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Life

restaurant or escape the world for a brief the familiar

atmosphere of home.

moment and

dine

in

a


After finding the recipe in a cookbook, Jennifer Kinney

Unlike

sprinkles spices on her Quesadillas Casserole.

some students who ate out

nightly.

Kinney cooked most of

her meals.

Preparing a meal for his roomates, Chris (ieinosky adds

cheese to his Chicken Parmesan. Cooking was not just limited to one person hut to the \shole household.

Fast and Easy Recipes Helpless Here's a no-fail recipe.

Man

Hamburger

(Crock Pot Stew)

the night hefore. In a crock pot layer:

.Start

3-4 carrots, peeled and sliced

1

onion, peeled and cut in half or quailers

1-2 lbs lean stew beef or cut

can Golden

1

envelope onion soup mix

1

can water

Layer vegetables

can chedder cheese soup

vegetables (optional)

Brown hamburger and onions. Mix in

the crock pot in order of recipe.

Mix

You might want

to

like.

cups Bisquick

.V4 cup water

all

little

cup chedder cheese

.V4 cup chopped onion

up chuck steak

and pour over meat. Put crock pot on low and cook you"ll

lb.

1

I

Mushroom soup (Campbeirs)

1

ground round

I

2

3-4 potatoes, peeled and cut up

have beef stew

for supper.

Pie

the soups diid

w aicr together

night and into the next evening.

check

it

in the

morning

to

until

it

becomes dough. Spread

in

the

soup. In a separate bowl, mix Bisquick and water

dough

in a

pan.

On

top of the dough spread the

remaining ingredients. Top with cheese. Bake on 4(X) degrees for 30 minutes.

add a

more water. The measurements aren't critical. .Add whatever other vegetables you (Source: America Online and World Wide Web)

Cooking

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cubbyhole where

entering the store. pro\ ided a

way

to

all

Dawn

backpack from

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students are required to place their bags before

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Lea\ ing Ihe Bearcat Bookstore. the

Bookbags were

Stahl relric\cs her

a necessity for

some; for others they

Her bookbag tossed carelessly on the library table, Lori Neihart works late into the night. Because it w as difficult for off-campus students to go home between

classes.

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B\ LeslcN Thacker They hold hooks. Ala Dine Cards, planners, wallets It was no wonder that some students" hags and hackpacks began to take on li\es of their o\\ n. w ith unique meanings and histories.

From

c\cr\ thing needed to sur\ive the day.

Differences

in

personal expression were big reasons for the

pack fashion into a

uniqueness of bags as well as fashion and durability.

The handmade bag

that

hung on

the back of her

necessity to

w heelchair

ons

had sentimental \alue for Jade Gordon.

"My

aide

made

this for

mine around

carry

my

me

because she got

tired of seeing

neck," Gordon said. "I really, really

cared about this bag. ..because a

lot

of feeling went into

Kimberl\ Boley's canvas bag was also a handmade sorority

mother decorated

"My bag showed really

outgoing and

it

part of I

me

was

it."

gift.

with sunflowers and sorority

my

personality.

Boley

""

said.

Her was

""I

a really social person.""

Crick, crack there went the back.

Luralei Martin carried a large, brightly-colored PlaySkool

backpack. She also said she thought her bag.

pnmary

\\

ith ail

of

As

its

I was a fun-lo\ ing person,"" Martin Sesame Street, it's the Electric Company: it"s all these things wrapped up in one." .A good value was also a nice incentive w hen students choose

said.

their

it"s

bookbag.

Walker

my

me

and sore shoulders were the

1

graduate

this

To

deal

w iih

the

many books

problem of

the neck and shoulders, students

"change shoulders or wear

it

loo often.

stress

(the

and

strain in

were advised

to

backpack) on both

shoulders to equalize the load," Greg Thomas, chiropractor, said.

backpack got chewed up

said about her floral tote. ""M\

Alaskan malamute.

effects of carrying loo

a free bag,"' Shelly

semester and

I

didn't

go buy a S15 backpack, so 1 just used this to get me by."" Nathan Diefendorf carried more than books in his knapsack.

want

spine. Discomfort

said that

ordered some books and they gave

""I

b\

it

PlaySkool,

""It's

students piled on the weight in their back-

packs, annoying back pains shot through their

colors, expressed her personalii\

thought that

"I

Lugging Pains

letters.

Time

spent socializing with friends or walking to

class while lugging

heavy packs around also

to

"The neighbor kids Diefendorf

said.

lost a

"When

I

puppy and

caught

it.

I

went chasing

I

had

my

to put in

after

threatened healthy backs.

Although there were no reponed cases of back

it."

pains specifically related to carry ing around the

back-

heavy backpacks, Thomas said

it

could be a

pack.""

contributing factor to something bigger. "It could

Diefendorfs pack had weathered other unusual happenings the

two years he owned

"It

friends and I

backpack

in the

)

before."' Diefendort" said.

were putting

my

felt

sitting there

a

of our stuff

it

in the

it

back

(my

beside me, by the wheel.

bump, so we looked and

there

was my

on the ground."

Backpacks pro\ ided a fun way .Although there were as

all

friends had put

back, but he had sat

backed up and

backpack,

I)

thought that one of

of a truck.

We

it.

had been run over by a truck

"We (my

in

many

down the road," he said. Symptoms of carrying hea\y backpacks varied from person to person. The common ailment of

be affecting people

students suffering from back stress were headaches

and

stiff

necks.

According

to a University

entered their 20s and 30s. 0\ erstraining the back

to express personal styles.

early could have

different reasons to carry back-

packs as there were Northwest students, one thing was agreed on: students lived out of their backpacks,

of Vermont study,

most back problems developed when people

making them neces-

damaging

effects later in

Staying balanced and taking a load off

life.

made

all

the difference in the quest for a happy, healthy

back. sary for sur\ ival.

Backpacks

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Fim 3 cause alarm By Mike Johnson

Residents'

Crowds gathered

to

watch, photographers snapped pictures and

and hinnes. Business and

firefighters fought to save property, li\es

calls

k

educational facilities went up

of

loss

action

prompts

safety codi

many

smoke. The rash of

in

businesses, millions of dollars in

fires

caused the

damage and homes and

the formation of a fire code committee.

Contrary to what for the fires. Keilh

number of

fires

many

believed, a

Wood, Maryville

mad-cap

arsonist

was

blame

not to

Public Safely director, said the

was coincidental and did not stem from negligence.

The year began

went out on campus when an

the night the lights

electrical fire in the utility tunnel

west of Garrett-Strong was caused by

a box, containing several high-voltage lines, exploding.

Students were working

computer

in the

lights flickenng. After reporting

Fire timeline

smoke coming from B.D.

March 15: Garrett-Strong— When an

electrical

box

left w iihoiit power for 24 down and B.D. Owens Library

exploded, the high rises were hours, the vaxes shut

lems." fire started in the grill

area. Becau'<e of the extent of the losses, there

were no

Shop—The cause was

a radio shorting out and catching

fire.

The

fire

spread

and caused $50,000 dainage. The shop was open for business the next day and rebuilding was ongoing.

Aug. 10: China

someone poured lit it.

Garden— The

lighter fluid all

Woodruff

Aug. 22:

many

much damage owned

"1

Amoid—The

The

fire started in the

company was

not

harmed

fire.

The

apartment complex was rebuilt from the ground up.

114 E. 3rd (apartment above Accent An electrical fire caused by faulty wiring

set the

Page so

got that opened,

.•\

I

I

said.

really

the

"They came by

no major prob-

Pizza and China Garden structural fire

caused by

like they (arsonists)

The business suffered

so

added

a

in the

to

in a

to that," Pettlon

the size of the building."

morning sky, another

&

add on

dance floor and had DJs every

fire

consumed

a business.

Rent-It Center, a 50-year-old,

Dumpster and quickly spread

to the

Arson was ruled out as the cause by investigators.

thick veil of

firefighters

"looked

was going

The expansion doubled

family-owned business, began it.

it

place on fire."

Woodruff Arnold Home

area around

smoke encompassed

worked on extinguishing

lumber yard, stayed closed

10 the

accidental electrical

I

sun rose

fire at

itself

Printing)

down and

did not reopen.

the Sports

in a while.

As, the

116 N. Buchanan (apartment complex)—

Sept. 28:

it

once

of the building materials were already

The cause was an

&G

when A

Fred Pettlon. Sports Page owner, said

used lighter fluid and

over the building and

at the sites.

Sept. 23:

were

calls so there

China Garden was the only major

fire.

"When

to rebuild the restaurant.

the fire and the construction

alarm.

without power for one day.

Students lost two places to eat

caught

said.

started

Dumpster. Rebuilding began almost immediately after

because

left

from the power outage," Christina Pallas

when

fire

An arrest was made and investigation was ongoing.

There were no plans

fire

arson.

plans to rebuild the business.

Aug. 2: Rex and Ralph's Tire

they noticed the

Safely, they noticed

and sounded the

the ceiling

rooms and did wake up

restored.

Pizza— The

when

"Basically, in the halls, residence assistants look care of the problems resulting ihe

&G

lab

Campus

to

Library was evacuated, the vax was shut

four high nses were

was evacuated. The box was replaced and power June 26: A

Owens

it

the area around the business as 55

the flames.

Wal-Mart, located next

until the afternoon, but the building

was not damaged.

The next month, another

fire

took .Accent Printing and damaged the

surrounding businesses, including

D&

S Western

Wear and

Paradise

Donuts. The businesses and apartments suffered extensive damage from

smoke and

water.

completely devastated the apartment and printing business as well as damaging the buildings on either side.

Accent Printing relocated

Tasha Godreau's apartment was located above Paradise Donuts. While

to

another building.

the

smoke and

fire

caused some problems, the process of fighting continued to page 14

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Fim ^ cause alafm ,

coiuinued from

"The aparlmenl was destroyed by

ihe firemen going in

and \enling exerything." Godreau

there

ceihng

when

down

said.

they brought the ho.se

a result,

"They

lore the

h\ing room. They got water everywhere

in the

in there

and started spraying.

They broke every window and sprayed water

As

12

i>cii;c

caused ihc niosi damage.

tire

in the closets."

personal belongings were

many ot'Godreau's

destroyed, resulting in hundreds of dollars of damage.

"My

stereo

was demolished." Godreau

my

anything electronic, like the TV, and ruined.

The

looked like a

It

"fire

Buchanan

war" had

said. "Basically

clothes were

war zone."

fire

started that

week on Saturday when

Street apartment building

a

owned by Ron Koehler

burned down. The cause was faulty wiring. Nate Potts and his roommates found themselves without a

was destroyed.

place to live after the building

"We

w enl

to the Best

Western and paid

the first night," Potts said. it

and then we stayed with friends

While

his

for

our

own room

"The next night Koehler paid for

roommates were

until

we found new

settled in a

a place."

place within a

week. Potts called the considerable damage caused by the learning experience.

fire a

"A person needed

renter's insurance." Potts said.

learned our lesson by not having any.

It

the entire y^ar. .\ lot of people didn't get

about

it.

but

it

was good

to

have

in

"We

was only S30 it

for

or even know-

case this ever hap-

pened." In

response to growing concern over the multiple

fires.

Maryville's City Council approved the formation of a

fire

code advisory board.

The committee, comprised of most affected by a code and

"We

its

fire

competence

were going

to

15

community members

code, was appointed to examine the in

meeting the city's needs.

go over

the old fire code." Joe Hayes,

gasoline station owner, said. "There hadn't been any

updating

needed Jo Johnson carries boxes and cloihmg from her waterlogged aparlmenl

above Accent Printing. Faulty wiring was the cause ofthe fire which in

Johnson's apartment.

14

Student

Life

.started

to

in

20

to

25 years so

be looked

I

imagined

a

few things

at."

Destroying property and leaving some without homes. fires

devastated apartments, houses and businesses. The

burning memories lingered long after the smoke cleared.

J


A bulldozer takes down the walls next to

A&G

alter the

Steakhouse

budding was

destroyed b\

Owners of

fire.

A&G

decided not to reopen the business after the

c\tensive loss.

\ \ olunteer firefighter prepares to remove his oxygen mask after fighting the fire at Accent Printing. The fire L .luved c\tcnM\ e damage to D & S VV estern Wear and

Paradise Donuts and forced Accent Printing to to a

new

move

location.

â&#x20AC;˘A

i Fires

15


Comfy on

their

beanbag chairs. Darl

Brickhousc

and Stephanie

Raymond watch "Days of our Lives" in their

room.

The

traffic

cone, stophght

and menu board were just a few of the

items they

used to spice

up

16

their

room.

Student

Life


Mirrored balls, Winnie the Pooh and unique styles accent creative living spaces

STYLE

IN

B\ Beckx Mellon

W

"Other people thought our room was creative

iilking into a residence hall al the

and had a homey

beginning of a year could have

been depressing, but a

A

little

and the smallest splash of

creativity

craziness turned a

room

into a daily

Jason Duran and Jeremy Farrow did Just

that.

room

Perrin Hall

feel to it."

money went

Brickhouse

a total of $2,000 spent on stereo

after

two days of procrastination

was something

"It

that

and couch.

made them

Greg Cole said. community on the floor."

individuals," Resident Assistant "It

was

Duran

hanging out and relaxing

said.

said everyone thought their

great and that

it

was an easy way

for

Black

room them

to

meet people.

lights

agreed. Diamond,

who works

as a

in

hung from each of

on the base of

his stereo in

empty beef jerky packages on stN les

was already here, room for decoration. Hall room men were not the only

to his

Perrin

spent a well.

A

lot

Raymond and

of time

In

Darl Brickhouse

in their Phillips Hall

room

as

gigantic Pepsi sign covered with private

jokes dominated the room.

While Farrow and Duran took decorate.

Raymond and Brickhouse

replicas of their their friends

Winnie

the

the lime to

created

covered the room and the matching

personalities.

room"

reflected their

gave the

pullv paint

in the

hers.

The two

middle with tropical

fish

hanging

and orange cones everywhere.

Scholz and Diamond's room, or as their neighbors called

it.

"mood

a mirror ball,

strobe lights and multicolored laser lights allowed

Diamond to set any mood. The Perrin residents thought Diamond and Scholz" s room was "pretty wild," neighbor Charles Bass said. Personalizing rooms

rooms back home. Pictures of

Pooh bedspreads

met

tfoni the ceiling

creative residents, however.

Stephanie

lights.

along

on her side of the wall, and Brickhouse hung

he added

The

their loft

own twist. Raymond had glow-in-the-dark

hopes of doing a show

neon

their lofts

its

Maryville. Since his equipment it

friends enjoyed

Orange, yellow and green fluorescent

paint splattered

room

DJ on

Omaha, Neb., brought

in

equipment with him

.Scholz

"s

in the bright

with cactus lights strung from one end of the bed to the other.

Roommates Brian Diamond and Kyle weekends

also established a

Most of Duran and Farrow

people walked by, they always

to take a look."

The two

and lighting

around SI, 000 was spent on their room, including

walls.

"When

to

make them appear home-like. Diamond estimated

by throwing glow-in-the-dark posters on the

stopped

said.

rooms

into these

television. Nintendo, stereo

be different, they decorated their

to

of

equipment, while Duran and Farrow figured

party.

Wanting

lot

made them seem more

homelike and a better place for students to

when

the\

needed

to rela.x. Creativity

to return

and

craziness helped create a home.

Residence Halls

17


f JL t

t

.

Friends cope with

of loved ones

loss

THE GRIEr By Michelle Murphy

There tee!

in public,

making people

uneasy and uncomfortable

their safe world.

The

to

to

when

it

came

Wood

who were

Students on the Silent

Walk

Each indi\idual had ways of handling the wake.

car accident, right after

went to

to church."

in a different

church helped a

killed in a

heard the news.

I

Tommy

I

Miller said. "Going

lot for

me."

I

had

grandfather's." Michelle

"When alone.

I

It

heard Ihe news,

was

my way

happen. Basically. like a fool in front

I

grieving or coping

way-by

500 people met

to

just

afraid

I

it

to

be

didn't

would look

of everyone."

The most important way

dealt with grief

More Tower and

than

participated in the event. "It

was an overwhelming

feeling of peace,"

The Speak Out

for Stephanie foundation

Hawkins,

a

to the

memory

of Karen

Northwest student murdered

in

April 1995. and other sexual assault and rape

said.

wanted

of thinking

was

my

handle was

Roseman I

felt like

said.

not talking.

at the Bell

walk was dedicated

they could cope.

"The hardest death

way of coping.

Kerry Wells said.

Others found escaping from society was

how

to

were involved-it was helpful because so many

Wood

was

was

your

"Talking to people, knowing what stages

a

from

they were going crazy,"

best friend Kris

let

also suggested talking to others.

people

"When my

work

said.

nonnal grie\ ing for many students.

its

to

to grieving

classes and isolation from family intensified

grief death left in

for a person to

victims. Stephanie Schmidt, for

whom

the

foundation was named, was a Pittsburg State student and

who was As

Sigma Sigma Sigma new member

sexually assaulted and killed.

the line of people

made

its

way through

help a grieving friend was to be ready to talk

campus, every person's opinions and thoughts

or offer emotional support.

were heard without speech being necessary.

"Be there for a friend w ho is grieving and do not avoid them." Liz Wood, counselor, said. "Recognize that some people want to

"To look back and everyone was quiet it was the best feeling to know that these people

withdraw and give them space and time."

18

advice

emotions go,"

Wood cope with

was

not to hold back your tears; just

Releasing tears was just one

most hushed topic was death. Everyone, however, had

"My ir\

be taboo. Perhaps the

loss in their life .sometime. Stress

said,

through the emotions and not hide them.

in

feelings

brought forth were not shared and

were considered

Most importantly. Wood

vKcrc topics ihal could not be

discussed

Student

Life

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Tracy Wilson hugs Sigma Sigma Sigma

sister

comfort each other after an emotional night. The the

women

Showing

Tracy Sibbemsen as they silent

walk made many of

desire a supportive hug.

their support for victims of rape

and sexual

assault,

more than

5(J0

people silently walk through campus. Sigma Sigma Sigma sponsored the

walk

in

memory of Karen Hawkins,

a

Northwest student murdered

Coping

in .April

f ^19


:'-

Missouri Water Patrol officials search the 102 Ri\er lor Karen Hawkins" body. The body was discovered se\en days later

when

a L'niversity

professor suggested throw ing a 20-pound bag of potatoes into the

ri\

er

Murder suspect Dennis Lee Jones enters through the hack eiiti ancc ol ih NodawaN County Courthouse Annex for his arraiynmcnl Jones conlesscc to killini; Hawkins and later hiuiL' hinisclt in his lail ceM

Brooke

Boehner speaks

at

the

menioria service

in

honor of Karen

Hawkins

in

front of the

Bell of '48.

The counseling center

sponsored a support group for sorority

members

to

help them deal

with Hawkins' death

20

Student

Life

/

'z^


.

r

By Mike Johnson coiUiimcd from page IS

The

im^.

Walk helped some

Silciil

students deal

been "assaulted

with the loss of their friend. Laura Girard had

death." In the

known Hawkins

confession

since grade school and coped

with the question of "why."

"My

initial

reaction was,

something so tragic happen of

life,"

videotaped by

how could to

police, Jones

someone so

full

Girard said. "She was so innocent, and

she'd never hurt anyone."

For some,

it

was

because they knew

both Hawkins and Dennis Lee Jones, the

who

confessed to the murder. Joann Hall,

man who

attended the Silent Walk, rinimed with Jones the time of "I didn't

was

at

Hawkins" death. want

it

to

friends with

lo\ed Dennis.

disposing the

m

be true,

the 102

Rner. Jones u as

"

Hall said. "I

Karen

It

the love and support of friends

and family,

murder

in the first

searched the river for her bod\ After an estimated 800 at

not have to suffer alone in silence.

down

river.

Events of the Murder time

A

in 12 \ears, a

felonious restraint.

The Missouri Water Patrol, Public Safety, Missouri State Highway Patrol, Nodaway County Sheriff's and Coroner's Office, Campus Safety and community volunteers

found

first

degree, forcible rape,

sodomy and

those coping with the loss of a lo\ ed one did

For (he

Karen Hawkins

charged with

forcible

too. I loved Karen and was rough." While Hawkins' murder was rough on many, death was never easy. However, with I

admitted

body

difficult

to

the point of

murder

man

hours,

it

10 a.m. the follow ing Fridav

1

was mile

Northwest professor had called the police

and suggested they use a bag of potatoes

to

rocked Northwest when Maryville-nalive

locale the body. Officials threw in a

Hawkins was discovered missing and reported

bag with a banner attached and, because of the

dead.

bag and body's similar mass, recovered the

Hawkins was

last

and Package Store 20.

A

p.m.

seen leaving

at

1

:.M)

BJ's Bar

a.m. Kriday, April

missing person's report was filed

when Hawkins had

not returned

after driving Jones, an aquaintance to his

at

."^i.^O

home

from work,

home.

Later that evening, Jones revealed to

Marvville Public Safet\ thai Hawkuis had

20-pound

Hawkins' body.

A

memorial service was held

Tower

to

at the Bell

honor Hawkins' memory and the

counseling center sponsored group counseling sessions for Hawkins' sorority sisters.

The

story's conclusion

came when Jones

hanged himself in the Maryville prison weeks before he was to stand trial. Coping

21


Nathan Dietendorf and

Rick Toth sip drinks and

enjoy conversation

at

The Leaded Bean. The Leaded Bean and Gourmet Pleasures gave students an intimate

atmosphere

to

chat with

^

and

ra

Both

i-

coffeehouses

5 ^ _

friends

study.

CO

were recent additions to the

businesses of

B

Maryville.

g

o

Lori

Gano surveys the choices at Gourmet Pleasures while

Kristin

Bohnenkamp reads the Maryville Daily Forum.

Despite the chaos of open mic nights, the coffeehouse provided students a place to relax, study and chat with friends.

A cluster of women socialize outside of Gourmet Pleasures.

The coffeehouse offered

open mic night on Wednesdays and "Friends" night on Thursdays.

22

^Student

Life

regular entertainment with

3


e Yille By

Ward

Jenniler

Lights were turned low. Music provided atmosphere; a few

Eclectic

people swayed to the vibrations coming from the speakers.

People milled around, meeting old friends and eyeing people

A

across the room.

one thing

that kept

few were

at the bar.

waiting patiently for the

them going.

Coffee helped many students stay up through long nights of

cramming.

In Maryville. coffee

was

of coffehouses

two new-

the focus of

businesses and the lifeblood of several students.

"When

was

I

in college at

go

bars, drink to get drunk,

At

^just

was go out

socialize

Ackman

said.

nice that

it

came back

"You were

drunk,"

was

all

socializing."

in style.

not considered a geek anymore."

So

was just an

it

alternative to the bar."

funding from her father and assistance from her aunt and uncle.

was good because at

In ing room, but .Students [ilay "I

III

it

someone

Lynch

said. "It

else cleaned up."

it

(in

to relax

and

talk with friends.

the atmosphere,"

more people

I

have since

I

said. "I talked

got here."

Both of the shops were outlets for student creativity as well.

Open mic

nights allowed students to play instruments, recite

poetry or read stories. There were board games, building blocks,

books and puzzles available. Many people brought something of iheir

own

to

work on or share with

Evenings and coffeehouses.

late nights

As

others.

the sun sank and the

home

for the

moon rose, so did the may have once been the

to bohemian interests, but with the addition of the

coffeehouses, students got a chance to both talents

and find a place

to relax

but students to get their

knew

that Italian

hands around

ture of coflee, milk

was

way

the

that perfect

mix-

and foam.

—The basic form.

Espresso

shot of hot

.\

—^Espresso

Macchiato

with a

Cappuccino

bit

of milk

.An espresso with plenty of

steamed milk added, topped with a large

foam Latte

cap.

—Short

for caffe latte. This classic

American version lot

is

basically coffee with a

of milk.

—Measure of espresso Skinny —Skim milk used Leaded— Unleaded—

Shots

were the most popular time

caffeine consumption levels. Big cities

caffeine.

added.

Mike Armstrong

one night) than

acquire that timeless legal drug

coffee served immediately after preparing.

enjoyed the atmosphere, taking time

games, read books or loved

to spend money was another

gave students a place

the bars," Blythe

Heads droop; words swim over the page. It must be time for some caffeine, and what could be better to get the blood pumping than a steaming hot cuppa joe? Coffeehouses became the place to be to final.

French may have been the language of love,

Geesey, a Northwest student, opened the coffeeshop with

other than

It

the middle of the night before the big

It's

I

"It

1

No Beans About

into fashion again,"

The Leaded Bean, the second coffeeshop to perk up the "Ville, opened late into the fall semester. Gina Geesey, owner, agreed with Ackman's view of coffee coming back. "I was tired of going to the bars every night," Geesey said. "1 was tired of hanging out with my just didn't drink a lot and friends and not being able to hold a conversation because it was so loud.

caffeine cravers

it

shop, patrons found a place to

and help bring coffee back

was just

to the

"That's

said.

drinking, drinking, drinking. That

Ackman "s downtown

"It

it

Ackman, Gourmet Pleasures owner,

Leslie

was

Northwest,

to the fraternity parties, get

show

and escape the

off their

realities

added

to

drink.

instead regular.

Caffeinated coffee. Decaffeinated.

On wheels, on a leash

or with wings

To

of a

caffeine-colored world.

Coffeehouses

23


Rebecca Bennett and Jennifer

Mitchell

browse the shelves for SI bargains at

E\ery-

thing's a Dollar.

Located on the corner

of

Main

and Fourth streets.

Ever>thing's a Dollar got the attention of

the bargain-

shopping student.

Eric Gater and Terrv' Garnet discuss

beauty of the square.

Kelly Reichart. store

24

Student

Life

was

New

Magic cards and games

owner of The Family Tree, moves opened in July.

officially

at

Turn

the Page. Contributing to the

businesses gave students additional places to shop.

in

an antique display cabinet. The new antique

m

h


^

I Small shops

offer

new atmosphere for shopping excursions

pen for Business By Lisa Thompson

Fi\c

;iiid

dime

of the past and

were fading

became

stores

Mom and

into

easier.

a spare building, so

stores

gift store.

memories, but

Maryville shopping got a

a

a ihiiii;

Pop

in

little bit

Small business owners found

market lor inexpensive items,

gifts

and

The owners of Everything's

a Dollar.

and Treasures and Turn the Page

Trifles

said they believed there

was

a need or a

Cooney. Everything's

used to baby-sit.

When

her children v\ent to

business.

DeMott said. "It of my lime, more than

took up a

I

lot

owner,

a Dollar

opened Turn the Page. "I

used to work

in a store like

it

Page) before and always wanted

price in a central location.

Gater

we were

location because the store

in a great

was

walking

in

may not have been niche among price-

said the store

necessity, but filled a

ing)," Gater said.

a

conscious students. "Everything's a Dollar did not but

fit

the needs of everything

Becky Johnson

said.

you had

it."

to

buy

"But

'I

lelt

my

needs,

was so cheap

home

to a

new

craft

and Treasures.

Maryville needed a \ariet> of

items, and with

time."

lit

didn't need,"

my

"We

were trying

revitalized and a lot of

to get

new

kids in school

owner Kathe DeMott

1

gift

had the

said.

DeMott's cousin had bousiht Looks and had

busi-

nesses were moving in."

Cooney. DeMott and Gater agreed Mary \ was supporting their businesses and they enjoyed opening

iheni.

They

ilk-

also agreed that

time became a premium.

"When

I

was awake.

I

was here (Turn

Page) or wurking on stulT cimnccled

Maryville also became store. Trifles

it

I

open one,"

said.

downtown

distance."

Cooney

(Turn the

to

The new businesses had effects on the town. "I think it was good (new businesses open-

very happy with business,"

said. "Also,

e\er

Offering a place to buy books and gaming

because the store canied items for a low

"We were

better

(the store)

supplies, Eric Gater, a Northwest alumnus,

said he believed he fulfilled students' wants

Cooney

much

enjoyed Tritles and Treasures

than baby-sitting."

dreamed."

all

desire for their business in town.

Tom

to put in a

school, she found the time needed to run the

"I

used books with Northwest students.

DeMolt decided

Before opening the store. DeMott

the

to the

business." Gater said.

Cooney agreed for the most part w ith Gater. "I did have some free time." Cooney said. These new businesses brought in a w ider selection of items, increased competition ga\L' siLidcMls a

new place

and

to shop.

New Businesses

25


After taking her clothes out of the dryer

at

Uptown

Laiin

dry and Dry Cleaning, Heidi Hlandik proceeds to lold

them. Another service provided by

Uptown allowed

dents to drop off their laundry and have

washed by

As Gulsen

it

stu-

weighed and

the pound.

.Akalan reads the paper, her friend Angle Nolan

does her laundry Nolan usually did her laundry every two .

weeks, depending on her needs.

26

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Student

Life


.

uw^. ^â&#x20AC;˘*^ Students do

nme

laundry by the

pound or

by the load

BUSTERS

By Michelle Murphy

As

siudcnls' clothes piled up in

kumdry baskets, students eanie

to

the realization that the dreadful task

ol

laundry was looming.

Flashbacks of doing laundry tor the first time hit

many

students hard

when

I

was

came

still

to

my laundry when Mann said. "I

learning to do

school" Melanie

dryers were 25 cents for 10 minutes.

Some

people preferred to do their

Mom and

laundry because

particular with the laundry

them

One way

in

doing

students could have their

laundry done was dropping

it

off

at

Uptown

it

was brought

in.

it

the

same

Tammy

of students didn't

off.

Students

their

and

who

w

hites

else

easier for

I

was going

"Then my parents did

said.

it

for

Mom

their laundry

and Dad were too picky, they difficult.

was

did

my

a frequent mistake.

laundry myself, because no one

would do

"One

it

for

me." David Hrisman

time, a while back.

1

new

said.

turned a whole I

washed them

was which was cheaper

with a

own

worn inside oul wash clothes. Students learned more than what was taught in class, they also learned that whites were washed in hot water and cottons w rinkled easily. Laundry, whether done by the pound or

laundry or dropping

did their laundry in the

residence halls paid %\ a load using the debit

"It (the price)

was

laundry myself, unless

lound doing laundry could be

"A

know about our drop-

card or $1.25 without.

laundry off, the

it

own.

bunch of whiles blue because

real c|uesiii)n

students doing their it

because

"I

off services."

The

my

on

me."

Anderson, Uptown

Dry-cleaning and Laundry owner, said. lot

it

rassing or at least expensive. Mi.xing colors and

got a couple of students dropping oft

their laundry,"

not

Mistakes doing laundry were often embar-

delivered for an additional $1

"We

did

"I

could then be

it

do

While some students did

the dropped-off laundry

and, for 75 cents a pound, cleaned

day

to

home." Mann

Dry-Cleaning and Laundry.

Uptown weighed

own

Dad were

convenient, or because their parents were loo

and which was the washer." There were several alternatives

more.

it

couldn't figure out which one was the dryer

laundry.

little bit

worked out the same. It may ha\e cost a little bit more to drop off." For a top-load washer it was $1 per wash, double-load washers were $1 .75 per wash, and Basically,

they sat around the laundry mat lor hours. "I

and blankets cost a

coiiilorters

When

minimum

dropping

charge was $2.

depended what laundry was

drojiped oil," .Anderson said. "'Sheets.

pair of jeans."

Piled clothes and sweat shirts

w ere

a sure sign of the

the load,

became

a

need

to

harsh tact of

life.

Laundry

27


asual Users

HIGH names

the people

The of IEJIiors note: In the stcny have been ehani;ecl to

make personal

choice in experimenting

with chemical substances By Lesley Thacker

To remain

in school, recreational

had

proteel their identity. inslanl pot head," Crystal said. In the

because of her drug use.

was an

four years that had passed since she

to learn to

Crystal said she

"If

first

was

actually

more moti\ ated

had (smoked) a joint, then

I

I

experimented with marijuana, she had used "acid, coke, crystal, crank, marijuana and

worry about wanting one." Crystal

ecstasy."

do

"It

"I

was

guess

to stop

I

all

experimental

my

having

Crystal

at first."

did have a problem, but

was not

I

was

couldn't."

students experi-

"The most people Sgt.

in

drug-related offenses in 1994.

we got was smoked marijuana,"

typical (drug case) thai

in their

Shawn

to

rooms

that

popular because

it

was

said. "It

was

most

the

easiest to get hold of

and

Tiffany was introduced to marijuana her

"I

there

at

Northwest by a

experimented with

was

less

first

college

tried

a joint instead.

to get high

more because

chance of being caught by

my

parents." Tiffany said.

and

marijuana and acid, said drug

"1

missed a class after

my

first trip,

but that

I

did not

Tiffany's schoolwork was also affected once. She said she had learned her lesson, but many of

"They would not wake

up, or get stoned the

night before a test, and then said they

were sick,"

an excuse." to control

drug use. Collie said he thought recreational drug users impacted the campus in many ways. their

"It

affected everybody." Collie said.

"When

Then they had

police knocking on the door,

experimentation with controlled substances.

waking people

up. Across the

"For many students, the University experience was. ..an experience of exploration," Porterfield

involved using drugs."

tudent Life

some

was

know what affect the acid would have on my body when I tried it." Jeremy said.

because

Kent Porterfield, Assistant Dean of Students, said leaving home may have contributed to

said, "Unfortunately, for

to It

use had only interfered once with his classes.

Although many students were able

friend.

in

it

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; wanting

who

could

do done, instead of trying

Tiffany said. "They would basically use the pot as

probably one of the cheapest drugs."

semester

to

didn't have to said. "I

her friends had not.

Collie; of the University Police

Department Investigations,

had

distracting

Jeremy,

Many

I

and thinking about having

it

had no desire

mented with controlled substances. According the Northwest Student Handbook. 37 students were arrested

what

Crystal said.

problem." alone.

just get

drug users

balance exploration and education.

featured

students that

people smoked

in their

rooms, the smell carried.

campus,

it

had

probably affected, or will affect, everybody."

Doing drugs was cases,

it

came down

a personal choice, but in all to

accepting responsibility

for their experimentation.


A

female sludent

inhales through a

homemade

pipe as

she flicks a lighter to ignite the

marijuana.

According

Shawn

to Sgl.

Collie,

merely possessing a pipe or

any other

drug paraphernalia

was

a Class

A

misdemeanor.

Casual Drug

Use^p29


Bartending

at

The Palms. Andy Gress

takes Jolene Trapp's order. Gress' 15-hour-per- week job also involved ctJ

mixing shots, stockmg coolers, bouncing and locking up.

Cindy Powers makes change for a customer at Casey"s General Store where she works flexible hours to help accommodate her 15 hours of classes. Powers said her job also allowed her time to "halfway socialize."

30

P^

Student

Life

â&#x20AC;˘=


Students survive

MAKERS

work and

homework

By Jason Cispcr

many

studenls. taking care of

off.

Fi)r Many

business was literally a full-lime job.

m

in

of the jobs held by students Maryville were not characteristic

ol

working students

Regardless of the tasks true in

at

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

in general.

most cases college students were do almost anything for money.

got along fine (later).

settle the situation as

Graham

With a course load of

chose Casey's because they had a flexible schedule, so I could take classes," Powers "I

said.

was

the job allowed her lo "halfway socialize" while she was winking. Reggie Graham said a good friend helped

like a

job

the

obnoxious drivers he

Although the job was temporary. Graham if

often

job through the Job Corps

amused when

he planned on doing "I just told

Graham

them.

it

the children asked

"Gimme

a break, guys.'"

For Jason Ballerson. a hands-on job key to financial at

stability.

in a local grt)cery store.

company out of Stanberry, Mo., Graham a job driving a bus.

Graham

Auction Center. His from sorting livestock to pouring

his first livestock sale

Instead,

"I

walked

was

into the barn,

rather hectic.

and

all

I

"The pav

offered

v\as great,

ami the

were "pretty cool." "The kids tested me a

."i

to

16)

said. all

"When

lol al

fnsi." (irahani

they found oul ihal

Ihe other bus

dnv

ers. the\

1

was

it

I

pretty quick." 1

said, outside of the occasional light,

the kids he drove for (ages ranging from

used lo

Ballerson worked 2 hours a week because of school and other aciivities. Overall, he enjoyed

hours were low."

Graham

could hear

were cows mooing." Ballerson said. "People were shouting orders at each other. Things moved al a fast pace that firsi da\ but got

the ideal job for a college student,"

said.

as the

the Maryville Livestock

.

was

\s

Ballerson found a job

concrete and other general tasks. Ballerson said

something ordinary,

Jarnik Buses. Inc.. an independent busing

"It

him

for the rest of his life.

said.

duties ranged

Maryville. to find

quickly as possible."

said the only part of the job he did

I

Powers also said

in

a

understand that it took a while to gel a school bus to speed up. not to mention the fact thai had to obey the speed limit al all limes."

was

He expected

was

encountered on the road.

fit

her needs.

his

there

tried to

"Sometimes other drivers were pretty rude," said. "They just didn't seem to

15 hours,

him find program

When

bus over and

just pulled the

Graham

For some students, an open schedule was

Cindy Powers found Casey's General Store was the employer that best

I

not like

hand, one thing was

willing to

the key to finding a job.

We

fight,

|usi like

kind of backed

was "not so hoi." Regardless of the reason, the need for money was alwavs present in the back of students' the job, although the pay

minds.

Many

way to monev under some

students went oul of their

lind interesting jobs earning

noi -so- mundane conditions.

Outside Jobs

'^'31


Search

http://www.nwmissouri.edu/ As everything in life, things change and so do these addresses. Keep in mind the most fun in surfing the Net is trying new things and finding cool

new

Computer

links.

Computer Assistance

Assistance

Yahoo's Guide

to Internet

Internet Help

http://www, yahoo. com http://www.internic.net/

WWW Virtual Library

http://www.w3.org/hypertext/DataSources/

bySubject/Overview.html

Web

Handbook

Surfer's

Cyber

http://www.galcit.caltech.edu/~ta/

handbook.html

Zen &

Art of the Internet

Shopping

http://sundance.cso.uiuc.edu/Publications/

Other/Zen/zen-1.0

CyberShopping Downtown Anywhere Internet

toe. html

http://www.awa.com/index.html

Shopping Galleria

InterWeb Mall

http://intergal.com/

http://web20.mindlink.net/interweb/

shopping.html

Entertainment Entertainment Planet Earth

Home Page

http://www.nosc.mil/planet_earth/ television.html

Electronic

Newsstand

http://www.enews.com

Intertalnment Cybercenter

http://hollywoodnetwork.com/hn/directory/hec/ index.html

Poiitics

Politics

The Whitehouse

http://www.whitehouse.gov/

http://www.moscow.com/~bmdesign/tcl/

Conservative Link

conintro.html Liberal Information

Page

Sports

http://falcom.cc.ukans.edu

http://www.xmission.com/~legalize/liberty/web

Libertarian

Rock the Vote

http://www.iuma.com/RTV/intro.html

CapWeb

http://policy.net/

Sports

The Internet Pearls Index ESPNet SportsZone

http://execpc.com/~wmhogg/sports.html http://web1 .starwave.com/

Anatomy of a Web Address: http://wv\/w.nwnnissouri.edu/www_root/nortfiwest/events/index.html I

http (hypertext transfer

www (sub-domain)

protocol)

extension of the domain

browser

32

^Student

Life

to

allows know to ex-

name. World Wide

-

an

Web

pect a web page (unlike a

servers typically use

gopher

www.

site).

nwmissourj (unique

edu (high-level do-

domain)

main) type or location

-

it

is

what an

organization or group calls

its

Net

site.

-

of

html (hypertext markup

language)

-

an organization.

browser uses

.com=commerical

the page.

.edu=university

file

that

to display


.

OPEN )

temet of Defense, the Iniemel nun ed from the the

mililiirs lo

academic world. Siudents found searching the Wide Web were useful

Iniemet and using the World for

work and

V.A.X s\ stem and introduced

WWW

lots

of things

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; wrote

my

bands on the Internet." Katie Bo\ick said. .Academic Computing refurbished the computer

stuff about

Owens

lab in the B. D.

VAX

services,

library,

complementing

the

which had established Northwest

as

an electronic campus in 1987. Macintosh computers as well as personal computers were available for use

anytime the

library

was a popular program

for looking through

WWW

mostly used Netscape because I

was searching

for.""

could find anything on the

I

couldn"t

some

in

artist.

know

have needed."" Jones classes.

Most of

fun. ..working

on

Net had an\ info we might said. "I also

the time, though. iiiv

used I

homepage and

it

did

for other

it

for

'surfing' the

computers "w as a great w ay of gathering information. ..and conducting an interview."" ick

found herself using the computers w hen

friends

saw

all

the things

I

could do and find out

just

somew here

else

do.""

possibilities

to offer. to

all

Talking to

school

the expensive

w as

"It

rather nice to be able to talk to others

around campus and the world without spending

on phone

bills

or having to

go elsewhere

to use

a computer."" Jones said.

Students could use the Net for academic purposes, and for entertainment genres as w

said.

mv

"There were games on the Net.

page

I

had a link on

game called Letter R.I. P.. which was tw isted game of hangman, every lime you

to a

a kind of

guessed a wrong

w

ell.

find anything on the Net."" Jones

zombie hanging on the

letter, the

a section of his anatomy.""

all lost

people

who were

avid watchers of certain

show s on television could keep updated

if

they

missed an episode. "I

could find out about

where

1

.\s

my

many

w hat

fingertip

show

favorite T\'

might ha\e missed an episode, so

I

could

happened."" Jones said.

students tbund out. getting on-line,

WWW and surfing the Internet were

not exotic activities in far

could

65-year-

the computer."

was easy w ithoul

"I

!

bulletin

bills.

searching the

always somethins

w eird

one of the

WWW had

about,""

Bovick said about her computer experiences. liked (using the computers) a lot. There was

his

the Internet.

One time some

who might have been going

ha\ e found out

she was bored.

was

commands.""

the

me up over

w as

the Internet and the

Some

Jones said his instructor also stressed using

all

strange topics.

"^ou could

Net.""

Bin

Ward

Meeting people from other parts of the country

Internet searches.

that the

ith

old lad\ tried to pick

Enya.

Basic Reporting that

"(Jody Strauch. the instructor) wanted us to be able to

remember

on

said. "I kept getting lost in

boards w

lots

Net.""

infomiation about his fa\ onte musical

he also had assignments

"l

"I

Davens

could readily

Scott Jones said. "I

Jones used the computers not only to find out

required he do

and

Davens voiced

frustration about his first attempts

phone

pages. "(I)

Internet

that getting started

the hardest part. Christopher

or even the worid

was open.

The software on the computers was more than just word processing programs, however. Netscape

see what

some

Jennifer

and April Burge

students often found themselves

skills,

Most students agreed

registered for classes and found out

bills),

By

that explained the

own.

papers, talked to friends, found out financial info (like

Using

instituted

Computers, a mandatory class

experimenting with the various systems on their

play.

used the computers for

"I

Northwest

.â&#x20AC;˘\lthough

Originall) created in the \'^Mh b\ the Depariiiieni

away

places, but just a

away on Northwest"s campus.

Internet

^33


Bright lights and the clanging of coins attracts patrons to

Sam's Town

in

Kansas City. Many students traveled

to the

riverboat casinos in the St. Joseph and Kansas City areas to

gamble.

Angle Ondrak proudly displays her royal chance tor quick cash appealed

34 * Student

Life

to

many

flush.

students.

The


Chance of money lures students to

gamble

STAKES B\ Jason Cisper

Rclcring pasijme

lo

gambling as

for

a

Although most Northwest students to

be short on cash,

many found

enough money

iih

n\erboats

Kansas City, Mo., or make a bet on a

to take a trip to the

game. Whatever the means, betting was an expenditure many students were willing to partake. football

The

riverboat casinos were a popular

way

to let

experience found him lea\ ing the riverboats %2f\

On bad

nights, though, he lost

most of the time, but

"I lost

up

the boats

to

$100.

were a

this

way,

I

at

the bar or at a movie. At least

Kalhy Rives also found the riverboats exciting. you had never been to Las Vegas, the boats

"If

w ere really cool," Rives said. "If you had been, was not as neat but still worth the trip,"

Some

it

at

winning a

little

extra

I

wanted

Jack said. at

times he had as

many

split

your chances of w inning, because the bets

up on both

And 60

sides.

percent of the bets

losses," Jack said.

out of Jack's

were enough

to

own

pocket, but the

cover them. Plus, he collected

a 10 percent fee, or "juice," to add to his winnings. a

bookkeeper had

many

Jack said

its

disadvantages, though.

times he dealt with people

who

would not pay or insisted they had bet in aniUher manner that was contrary lo his records. "I only took bets from people I knew or from friends of people

I

trusted," Jack said. "I didn't

screw

anyone over, and

I

didn't charge any interest.

was

They respected

the people's bookie.

that,

I

and they

kept their mouths shut."

in the

tiid

Nov.

the future hold for gambling'?

USA Today

17, 199,^

An

article

reported that on-

bookkeepers was also a popular gambling e\ent. Because of the legality of such betting, the transactions were always kept quiet. People bet on

gambling and virtual casinos were becoming more and inore of a reality. Ashley was skeptical about this new form of gambling. "The whole concept never appealed to me."

events from hockey to football. Through a

.Ashley said. "Being able to het with

cash. Betting on sporting events through

bookkeeper, a bettor could place as

on the team of

bookkeeping

was

much

as S.'iOO

(his

name

has been

to protect his identity), said his

sound dangerous

to

money

gambling

bet their

thev

money

won

or

to try

lost, the

would continue

didn't

me."

Regardless of the means, students were w

a profitable profession.

One bookkeeper. Jack changed

line

his or her choice. In fact,

itself

as

this "a

"The more people you ha\e betting through you. the better

What

students did not even have lo leave

Maryville to take a chance

saw the kind of

bookie" s dream."

Being

had a chance of winning some back."

I

bookie was making and

45 "clients" belting through him. He called

losses

good form of entertainment," Ashley said. "1 prohabls would ha\ e wound up spending the same

amount of money

it."

my

Wins came

roulette tables especially enjoyable. His best

to the profession.

a losing gambler, but

that

soine of

were

off steam. Jim Ashley found the blackjack and

richer.

was

Jack started small, hut

themselves w in

"I

money

sate bet.

claimed

him

habits actually drove

popular

Norlhwcsl students was a

and make a

fast

odds were good

to lay their

money on

illing lo

buck. Whether

that students

the line.

Gambling

^^35


By

April Burge

Although most students lived

many Northwest

year,

residence halls lor

in the

one

al leasl

students sought out the refuge of olT-campus

living.

Moving

and

campus was never an easy

off

convenience of paying

consii

in

task. If

ihc utilities, food

all

one was used

lo ihe

and other living necessities

one big transaction, then living off campus came as quite an

adjusimenl.

"When

perfect

abode

first

1

efficient;

moved

Howe

paper," Aric

off campus.

said.

"Living

one didn't have

to

buy

1

kepi lorgelling to huy toilet

in the

(residence halls)

toilet paper,

was very

cleaning supplies or

food."

Even

matters such as these did not compare to the sometimes

trilling

to find a place off campus that was human occupancy. "When my roommate and were thinking about moving off campus, we ran into a lot of strange characters who were trying to rent

insurmountable task of trying suitable for

1

Dont

Forget.

something equivalent places were scary.

Monica Dudley

to a shack,"

remembered one place

I

that

said. "1

looked

mean

these

like Ihe "Silence

of Ihe Lambs' basement."

A

list

commonly

of items

forgotten by

students

paper

toilet

Ziploc bags

dishwashing soap

&

to be inlimidaling.

investigation, students could

ahead when looking for a relatively inexpensive place

Whether

it

was

"1

oui

Maryville.

some

a house, apartment or duplex. Maryville had

promising offerings

pans

in

With

come

lo

Northwest students.

pots

curtains

affordable housing."

strainer

longs

light

matches

scouring pads

we did name in the belter." Another key thing lo think about when moving off campus was how reliable roommates would be. It was nol only important lo know the indi\ idual. but il was also helpful lo sit down and sel some guidelines.

tly

had a

housing

in

lot

of students

bulbs

"1

swatter

ice

garbage bags

dish towels

&

If

mop

basic cleaning supplies

so the sooner a student got his

nightmare experience one semester," Dudley said. gol this boyfriend and he

campus (

floor

extension cords

dish drain

utensils

bowls

plates

a

around

roommale, bul most people

their friends.

had

lo

be made. Li\ ing off

lo a lot of

major

in\ esimenls.

bul incidental costs as well.

and

1

were living

in this

place for a couple of weeks

and Ihe trash was piling up out on the porch,"

Howe

said.

"We

had

forgotten to gel trash service."

While

the

movies made

campus abode look

and glasses

never had any privacy."

for a

many people

nol only subjected

"My roommale

I

lo find one. Posting signs

campus could have helped one search on word of mouth or asked

"My

was over every weekend, and we

Finally, financial arrangements also

cleaner)

director of equal opportunity

one was thinking about moving off campus and needed

relied

broom

list,

roommale. there was several ways

pepper shakers

a

our office looking for comforlablc. yel

only had a tiny one-bedroom apartment.

cube trays

had

roommate

visit

Mary McMahon.

Maryville, said. "The thing lo keep in mind was thai

have a wailing

paper towels

• salt

Life

little

36 ;|S%Student

Nol every off-campus experience had careful planning and a

became a home.

il

look easy, searching for a humble off-

careful planning and consideralion before a house


Living off

campus^^37


Brandon

Brow n and the other

rnenihers ot

Bhss

perl'oriii

at Cioiirniel

Pleasures.

rinse Underground

TALENT By Jennifer

Siniler

appearance. Despite Northwest was packed

who

considered themselves to be "on

really

underground scene

was not as underground

as

it

might ha\e

appeared. Various cultural endea\ ors proved

once again

that

Man, viUe was

a "happenin"

The scene raged Northwest with w ild scene motivated

artists to

Johnson Theatre and

local

to

leave the Charles

be more free and

Every year,

art

their bachelor

department seniors had

to

of

arts degree.

Normally,

it

was

presented in the Charles Johnson Theatre, but for the first time.

The Leaded Bean sponsored

artists

were very excited about getting

opportunity to display their

of the

Chris Kimball said. "To

art building,"

it

(the art) out

get a real-life experience, to talk to the people

have

having a

Oliver

38

^student

Life

learned new

to create art

chance

to

work off to the community. how to use liquid transfer a photographic image to a

show to

ways

fact that they got the

their

Bachman

emulsion

the

to the shrine."

artists

and liked the actually

w ith

community as opposed shnne where the art was and people art

come

Many

"We considered

learned

taking

it

and

also a

some

the focus of the

magazine was

I

wanted

new

faculty

students," Scott

Brock

said.

to

"We

in the end,

be a forum for got lots of

calls initially, but things got off to a

slow

start."

The

editors

magazine

at

local

were hoping

to release the

spring mid-semester.

bands seeped out of Northwest

with a big bang. The bands consisted of Bliss,

Homecoming to really get

to

to

Furley and Purge. Bliss participated in the

art to the

community. "I always wanted

to

There was a history

The Liter-Art magazine was

The

the event.

had

lighting.

submissions for special features, but

present a piece of their art in order to receive

to

actually have to learn photography and learn

aspect to the underground scene.

spirited with themselves.

and

would have created something or

to learn that histor\

bands and classic coffeehouses. This same

this

I

made an image and took it into the darkroom and made it look like art, I was always able to make something artificial look like art," Bachman said. "I w anted to make myself

."

town."

The

minds

creative

and Jason Cisper

"Whether

with

the fringe." Indeed, the

accent

large non-photographic surface.

the rural

countless outlets for those

styles

Variety

Show

as a first attempt

to get recognized.

Bliss

and Furley were often found

The Leaded Bean and at open Gourmet Pleasures. Making grand debuts throughout Mary ville was the group Distinguished Gentlemen. They

pert'orming at

mic night

at

were a four-man ensemble of current students. Whether it was art exhibits, literary magazines or alternative bands, students with a were

creative urge and a knack for originality

allowed

to thri\e

on

their indi\ idual talents.


Jennifer Collantcs gazes into a display of portraits by

Kimball during his senior art exhibit at The Leaded Bean. The exhibition, which also featured work by Oliver Bachman, was an allempt to bring art

(|lll^

1(1

ihe comnninity.

In llie

dimiy

lit

atmosphere of Molly's, hurley, a

local

band, performs for the crowd and the camera. The band consisted of Austin Howell. Darin Casery. Patrick

Redd and Jon Khmer

Takiny a break from studying. Mike Ruckdesche edits his

submission

to

Medium Weight 1

to create a Liter-Art

The u orks

Forks.

editors decided to accept both visual and iterary

magazine.

Underground Scene

4*39


Out

(\f

the

now

(iiiiiy

citul finishcil

everyone's favorite "Sou

campus

in

Law"

to entertain the

with "Jury Duty,

"

brings his clad to

crowds

A

t's

<© Coming out from behind the

curtain, scanning the

crowd

and yelHng "What's happen' en budd-dy" with the oh-so famous video camera, Pauly Shore and his father Hghtened up a

Wednesday In a

tour

at

which ended

in

to his

real-life

experiences and

other people.

It

comedy

Arts Center.

Pauly asked his dad to join the

act,

Maryville with nearly sold-out crowds.

had a whole new outlook

"I

my

Mary Linn Performing

night at the

new approach

tell

made them

my

to

performances," Pauly said.

wanted

"I

to take

people about them. People always liked to laugh

feel like they

weren't the only ones

who

did

dumb

things." Richard Pry or' s autobiography gave Pauly the idea to personaUze his performances and be

more honest on

stage. Instead of

making up

"tweaked" the audience and acted "I

act

had so much

luii

on stage hcing

e\en more honest and

truthful.

I

his performances,

Pauly did what he did best

like the "weasel."

who

I

just said

am," Pauly

v\

haleser

said.

came

"Bringing

to

my

my

head;

it

dad on lour with

was

all

me made

the

whole

tree style."

Putting the audience into a continuous state of laughter,

Pauly invented a "l-90()-975-Pauly" fantasy hot line for

He demonstrated

woman from

a

phone conversation hy pulling

young

the crowd.

Wherever he was ready to

a

women.

make people

at,

PauK

laugh.

v\as enjoying life

He took what he

and always

did seriously and

believed "this was what (he) was put on the Earth to do."

Showing how close family

relationships can be.

Sammy

Shore introduces

son Pauly during the beginning of their comedy routine. The duo finished their tour in Maryville by entertaining nearly-sold out 7 p.m. and

his

9 p.m. crowds

40

at the

Mary Linn Performing

Entertainment

Arts Center.

—Jennifer Simler


llailini; his

hiul\ hiick iin ins sionl. P;iiily

Shore displ.i\s his tspical

wcirdncss while leniiiiisemg

ahoul his l.iiiuls

life.

Shore also

poked fun the O.

J. trial

inleraeted

and

u

ith

audience

members onstage during his act.

Pauly Shore

^^ 41


With his red

under

lii^ht

and a hypnotic

his control

Wand has

Jim

voice.

Northwest

and keeps audiences entertained h\ playing with their minds

ConrrcC

[

ori u\^\\j 5 <0 Think of

the unthinkable,

and

might just have happened

it

hypnotist Dr. Jim Wand's show.

at

Wand the

convinced nine

men

Miss America Pageant. They

stage.

He

beach

in

One

also

made audience

Maui during

women competing

they were gorgeous

primping on

strutted their stuff while

participants believe they

the cold winter

thing he could not do. however,

months

was keep

in

were on a warm

Missouri.

in

off the

BHzzard of

'96.

Because

of an extremely cold wind chill factor and blowing snow. Wand's slated January

appearances were cut short and rescheduled for February. Being "I

try

il

in the

audience was not enough for

had seen several Jim

Wand shows

because

would be Tun."

I

thought

it

Sell-hypnosis was a topic

Wand

in the pasi,"

many

students; they

Ray McCalla

discussed while on campus.

said. "I

He

had

to get in

had never done

it

on the

act.

before, bin

I

decided to

also provided posi-hypnotic suggestions to his

audience participants many limes.

"I

had taught groups what hypnosis was. then

hypniiti/ed the

It

lelt like lo

w hole group." Wand

be hypnoli/ed. then

made suggestions on weight

loss,

I

said.

""I

lei

I

would have

iheni

know what

gave them suggestions.

smoking, study

skills

I

and

molivation."

With 12 appearances

shows were in

Hypnotist Jim

alike.

al

Northwest over the years, no two

This variety dazzled Northwest and put

an entertainment catetiorv

all his

Wand _

own.

'S

Wand

performs before a crowd of freshmen in Lamkin .'\ctivily Center during Advantage '95. Wand mesmerized Northwest students three times per year for the last 12 years and continued being a featured entertainer.

42

Entertainment

-Michelle

Murphy


O}]

flu-

nu'ful

hrini^.s

from

Ictryni^itis, ventriloc/uist

Jeff Diinhdni

along his conicdic puppet pals for a laugh-filled evening

^RFICR ^

The normal

Center came to a realized Jeft

Dunham

standstill as the

Dunham was about to perform. Laryngitis had caused

to reschedule his previous

Dunham, who was did not

Mary Linn Performing Arts lights dimmed and the audience

chatter heard in

come

alone.

well

known

show.

for his comical genius in ventriloquism,

He also brought an opening act and his famous puppet

friends. "I

had seen Jeff Dunham on TV many times before," Travis Dimmitt

adjusted his act enough that Gary Shepard ""I

it

set the stage for

was still new and funny. He was a very good comedian."

Dunham, kicking

off the evening with his daring brand of humor.

ihoughl he was alniosi bolter than JelT Dunham." Sarah Brosi said.

Dunham

inloduced his crew of

"He had

said.

dummies which included old

a

"He was

woozle named

really funny."

man named Walter, a look-a-like Judge

puttet master.

"When

on a

Peaiiui, a jalepeno

grumpy

slick, a

Ilodoll and a doll of the

Dunham.

he brought out the jalepeno on the stick,

part." Brosi said. "

I

liked the

way he used

his

\

il

was

the best

Dice and foughl w

ith

Peanut."

By the end of the hours.

night, after having the audience laughing for

Dunham had once

again pro\en that playing

v\

ith

dolls

could be very "manly." Peanut and announces

his

mannequin of his owner express

their fear as Jeff

Dunham

his intention to drink a glass of tequila while Peanut talks.

Dunham's temporary bout of laryngitis dropped cast of characters

and caused

44 *^' Entertainment

his

a veil of silence over his

Northwest appearance

to

be rescheduled.

-Tom Derrington and Jackie Tegen

^

|


JelT

Dunham's

"triend" Peanul struggles against the comedian's

attempts to pack

him away

in a

trunk. Peanul.

ÂŤ ho Dunham called a woo/.le.

was one

ol

se\eral puppets

featured in the ventriloquist's

show.

Jeff

Dunham

45


Re-creation of a sniiill-fown hand takes audience of the present back to holidays past festive

\

mood

and puts them

in

a


Mr. Jack

DaniclsOngmal SiKcr Coronet BaiiJ performs iinJcr ihc

Da\c

dirL-onon of

Fulmcr

at

the

Mary Linn Pcrlbrmin;; Arts

Center.

The band

re-created the

small-town

sound of the

laic

KSOOs and mixed stories told

;

by

the "pcrresser"

wnh Christmas

Jack Daniels

47


Markifiy, a cluini^c from coiiiiiion ccinipus country

concerts, the Violent feet

Body

and up

into the air

and loud screams were

surfing, bright lights, whistles

signs the audience

bring the fans to their

VJl

I

^

temmes

was ready

rock

to

at the

Violent

Femmes

concert in the recently-renovated Bearcat Arena.

Lead

singer,

front rails, "It

Gordon Gano, noticed

wanting to get closer

seemed we had

Gano

a

crowd

the

mass forcing forward on the

to the stage.

in there that

could have turned into a serious crowd,"

said about the 1.192 fans that attended.

Crowd

surfing

was popular throughout

the entire show.

Many

of the fans in the

mosh

pit

found themselves soaring above the mass with no control over where they landed. The "T

majurilN

had bought

ol'

ihc audience

their

became fond of

Femmes

the Violent

years ago.

music since the seventh grade." Karrie Krambeck

said.

"They were very

traditional

Hke

Meatloaf or the Grateful Dead except they grew up with us."

The opening band. Trouble

Many

in

Mind,

fans questioned the type of

set the

crowd

pace of the night when they played a

the concert attempted to draw.

Some

hit

song from The Doors.

individuals said the music types

were from two different musical perspectives.

"(If

I

was) anticipating an alternative crowd.

disllavor

it

hen the

it

Femmes came

Although some music of the fans were up

was

like

crowd

surfer ends

tiis

ride

and

switching gears completely

on."

critics

found themselves

in the air. surfing the

alternative attitude of the Violent

.Accidcnlally straying witliin security's reach, a

would) not

with a blues band." John Finn said. "The band that

opened was good, but v\

(I

in

Violent

Femmes and

mosh

pit.

dancing wildly

to the

Femmes.

is

music of the

threatenina to break the barricade in from of the stage.

48 \4' Entertainment

many

crowd and enjoying

pulled over (he barricade hy guards. Undaunled by low ticket sales, spectators

turned the Door of Bearcat Arena into a

limbo,

-Anne Baca

the


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Violent

Femmes *-49


Adding rock

'//'

roll spice !o yoiini^ coKHtry, Collin

Raye entertains

the

Mary Linn masses and helps

reinforce Cupid's

arrow

ore than Country A

<Š

cowboy

sea of

hats and baseball caps filled

Performing Arts Center as country-music

Mary Linn

star Collin

Raye

crooned ballads, warbled honky tonk and rocked the house with

Led Zepplin songs

in

two packed shows.

The award-winning singer of hits such

as "Love,

Me" and

"In This

Life" performed songs from his previous three albums as well as material

off his latest album, titled "I Think

About You," which he promoted

throughout the concert.

Raye was so confident about to the

just

new album

that

he made a personal guarantee

audience of each show.

"If they didn't like

would

the

recall

go and

any of the songs off the new album

every one of them," Raye

recall

every

Nobody asked him son.2 off the nev\

last

said. "It

album from

to recall the

that

was because

I

I

played (that night),

had so much power

"We

we went

\\

to the concert.

didn't have a song and

hite towels

the concert

half hours.

waving Raye playedsome old

50

favorites along with songs

Think About You," which many people recieved

Card Promotion.

^0 Entertainment

Girl." a

Joey bought the CD." Smith

we

liked that one. so

and throwing them out

Raye took a

to the

final

\\

ith

to the

screaming

free

from

his

we made

v\

ith

fans.

perspiration after three and a

bow and sauntered off

crowd of more than "one boy and one

9 p.m. show. Collin Ra> e launches into a fast-paced song, bringing the its feet.

One

by drying his sweaty blond hair

Exhausted and drenched

"I

could

one of our songs."

Raye ended

CD.

I

1

album, as one of "their sonszs."

It

audience to

that

albums. Monica Smith and Joe Farthing even adopted "One Boy,

said.

his

promised

the stores."

"Before

Opening

I

new

through a Discover

-Mike Johnson

stage.

girl."


Straining to hit a

Collin

hii;h note.

Ka\c \

hells out the

rics to "Little

Rock." a song about .1

laiiuls torn apart

b\ aleoholiMii.

The

countr\ star also pert'ornied other lavorites.

Love.

such as

Me" and

One Boy. One dirl" during both of his

shows.

Collin

^

Rave 'r 51


a rcii^ning

Still

Sevcrinsofi

and

new

with

music world. Doc

kini^ in flic

his Big

Band blow away Northwest

interpretations of old Jazz rhythms

5 $> Blasting out big band sounds

Doc Severinson and his Homecoming festivities to a close. Arts Center,

Dressed

in

black leather pants and wild, bright jackets, Severinson

made bold appearances He was States

the

known

Playing "The Tonight

alumna,

to big

in

humor and wild

band

to Jazz, but

my

I

United

hfe," Severinson said.

was famous

Liothing,

for his vivacious trumpet playing. His

he and his band preferred the big band selections.

Show" theme, Severinson and

so glad

in several large cities across the

in concerts across the country.

ever have been

for his quick

ranged from classical

"My husband was

I

still

'The Tonight Show" days.

pops director for symphonies

"I'm busier now than

style

after his

and was also featured

Se\erinson.

Mary Linn Performing Big Band brought

in the

his

got the tickets because this

band were introduced

was

his kind of music,"

to a full house.

Corky Reksecker. Northwest

said.

Hailing from the Kansas City area, guest vocalist Rosetta Robinson sang "Everyday the band. Se\erinson recei\ed a roar of laughter

when he

forgot the

Most of the

name of

original

I

Have

the Blues" along with

the song.

band members were present for the

concert, something which delighted the majority of the '

audience.

"It

"We

was

a great band;

wanted

it

always has been," Severinson

to gel together

and

let

said.

people hear us again." j

With and

Doc Severinson and

Big Band take the audience in the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center back to the big band era. Severinson and his band entertained fans with songs from days gone by such as "St. Louis Blues," "The King Porter Stomp" and "Do Nothing Til You Hear From Me."

52

,'Âť'*

his

a

o\eru helming

jazz

theme and big band sound. Doc

band had Northwest "Rockin" Through

the Ages."

his

'Entertainment

Bccky Mcllon


Spiirlmg his trademark colorful clothing.

nic

ItiiiiKT

"The Tonii;hl

Show"

Doc Scvcrinson performs

before a

full

house.

b.inJlcadcr cnlcnaiiicil fans from around the region.

Doc Severinson^^53


Professional aiid

student groups take Northwest

through musical romps

and fantastic adventures Amabile

KC Symphony

Piano Quartet

^

Taking the audience on

romps through

Italy's forests

and

Spain's streets, the Kansas Cits

Symphony brought

^1

audience

Christopher Parkening joined the symphony for two pieces and

to

was to blame

for the

hampered evening. The

do w ith the instruments. recital, but also

"They were very professional despite

their technical difficulties

said.

.Although students could forgive the broken string, the piano's

awe." Lisa Bell

said.

"My mouth was open:

he was reall\

clicking did pro\e unncr\ ing for

some audience members.

"The defective piano was embarrassing

good."

The closing movement of Respighi's "The Pines of Rome" had

the

Mendon

audience searching for birds whose voices were heard and looking

toward the balcony for the brass section.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Jennifer

Ward

for Northwest)."

I

.Am\

said.

Overall, the quality of the pcrfoniiances by the four female musi-

cians

These out-of-the-ordinary elements surrounded the audience with sound and power and helped amplify the entertaining qualities of Encore pcrfonuanccs.

despite a few disruptions.

and minor obstacles." Chris Fisher

f>erfomied an encore. in

to

\ioHnist Kathleen Winkler's instrument broke a string.

Students also appreciated having cultural events available on campus,

was

awe

Not only did the piano "click" throughout the

for a full

house, the symphony's Febniary appearance was well appreciated.

"i

in

Fortunately, no person

problems had

While not perfonning

tempo and inspiring were some of the words used

describe the .A.mabile Piano Quartet's performance, which kept the

delight to

Xonhwest.

In tune, in

"It

ol

shown through. was very

mo vi ng and

women, Mendon "

irnponant role

in

i

nspiring because

said. "It .sent a

music."

it

message

was entirely composed

that

women can take an

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Derrick Barker Music


Nathan

O'Donnell playing Cinderella's stepfather. Elise

Pointer playing

her stepmother

and Jen

Holeombe playing Lucinda

lament the

approach

ol a

giantess.

The

productions told

53

the story of fairy

^

tale

characters

:=

.c

who

O did not live

>, .Q

happily ever

2

after.

SI °-

56 ^|pr Entertainment


Bringi/ii^ Jdiry talc ji inures to

life.

Northwest students

prove hard work and persen-erance can lead to

a happy

cndiiii^

Tcilcs

iciioiial ^

Once upon

a time, a giant

knocked over

Hood's house, Cinderelki moved

was banished

to the desert

in

Little

Red Riding

with a baker and Rapunzel

and bore two illegitimate children.

Familiar fairy tales twisted together as characters from "Jack and the Beanstalk," "Cinderella," "Little

Red Riding Hood" and "Rapunzel"

interacted as they passed through the woods. "It

was

hilarious,"

Amy

Aebersold

said. "I also

thought the music was well done

and very well prepared." The nature and

size of the production required an efficient

"We

3

hud

to

ha\c

1

main charactLTs. noi

jusi

one or iwo. and thes

all

and diverse cast and crew. had

to

be able to

ael. sing

and dance."

director Charles Schultz said.

A

dance scene not seen

"The dancing

really

There was also a

pit

in

the

Broadway production was incorporated

helped to make the scenes

come

alive."

into Northwest's presentation.

Tara Callahan

said.

orchestra, compt)sed ot eight students. se\en St. Joseph S\niphon\

Schullz said the elTorts put

m

members and

a pianist.

b\ production students were successlul.

"I

couldn't ha\e asked tor a better cast and

creu." Schult/ said.

"1

could have gone on the

mail with these people."

Heading

into the

woods. Northwest students

used acting, singing, dancing and special ettects to prove

ever

Costume designer Dyann Yarns tends in Kip Mathews sleeve m the basement of the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center during a rehearsal for "Into the Woods." Detailed sets and special effects helped make the musical stand out as a student production.

no one ever

really lived happilv

after.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Susie Mires Into the

Woods ^jfc 57


Tooth of Crime

Black

Wiih

IP"

yriin

lis

posl-

apocalyplic selling, sexual siiuations. strong

language

and cenlial power struggle

Sam

bcivveen two killers.

lyr Sel

.Surrounded

b\'

o\'

muriler and pathos.

a chain link fence, the

auditoriiuTi

known

as

"I

expected

Dr. Robert

I

was

it

"I

some

was

it

a chal-

think they overdid the British accent."

Dan

Fiala said.

was also anti-climalic because "it

out the

comedy

in the

play according to

students.

"I

thought

beginning

it

was

was hard

it

pretty funny." to follow, but

Gulsen Akalan

once

it

got going

said.

we

"At the

figured

it

out."

"Tooth of Crime" was

dentists

were disappointed, but

"Black Comedy," a comedy by Peter Shaffer, was an entry

for

a challenging theatrical experience.

— Mike Johnson

Ainerican College Theater Festival

Washington D.C.

Black

The beat of a different drum brought a new

Northwest as the Mid America Dance

original twist for Northwest's

new

style of

Company

performance presented an

^^ if

"If

we could

John

F.

in the

Kennedy Center in

Men Dying

see with one eye.

we could stand together as one.

Chapinan

airivals.

at the

—Jason Cisper

MADCO

to

When all the

students found the play entertaining, others were

The concept brought

some

was not entertainment;

Those expecting a show about

^

see.

was as if the lights in the staged apartment had gone

Fiala said the play 's conclusion

difficult to do,"

lenge."

others.

it

just kind of ended."

the obstacles for audiences.

said."It

off.

Comedy"

the lights in the

a bit disappointed in the play.

could follow the material, but

Bohlken

were on. the actors on the stage couldn't

.-Mthough

audience watched as Hoss.

Crow, played by Brian Lindaman.

was one of

When

humor.

its

back on,

Shepard"s writing, which had lingo from the 1950s. '60s, "TOs and the future,

were

lights

played hy Shad Ramsey, struggled to retain his power against a young upstart

an aparlnieni during an electrical storm. "Black

in

used lighting as the focal point of

Shepard's "TiHUh of Crime" pro\ ided an evening

Comedy

if

we could speak

with one voice,

was hope," playwright James

there

said.

MADCO' s pertbmiance attracted the attention of 250 students and

The play "Our Young Black Men Are Dying And No One Seems

members. The six-member touring company had a unique

To Care" evolved from a suicide letter written by Chapman. It was the

faculty

style of storytelling inspired "I liked the stories

"People

who

have liked

it

didn't

by various non-Westem

reality of everyday life, bringing to light not only the

cultures.

each performance told," Johnna Beemer

said.

know anything about modern dance might

because they could not find the hidden meaning."

The company gained

naked

truths

The actors in

which

led to those deaths in the tlrst place.

the play perforined because they

were

about death and seeing tragedy a

reputation for their versatile

the

not

performing educat-

all

around

Ihcin.

"This play save the

life

The modern dance

Rogers

1

may have helped

of some young black

man you knew

ing children.

or loved." Nole

said. "Its point

and pur- S

company may have been

pose were very clear, you ^

out of the norin from the

couldn't turn off reality, you

/ i

6 >.

usual acts at Northwest but a

sound of a new drum."

crowd of people arrived

—Annette Baca

to hear "the

could only

try

—Nikki Jones

to

dead bodies but

change

it."

o

f

J

tired

of hearing


Taking the stage

by storm, and dancers

actors

reflect the times

and influence

lives

The Dining Room igl

'The Dining

Ro(im" was the ling tor

drama

ihe annual

Freshman/Transter

it

throughout

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

xenophobia, one thing was kepi the same

the dining

room

table

was where

all

a

bored housewife tried

fi.xing the table.

room

husband

of the action took

seduce a handyman while

For a blend of pathos, a

as the place to

fur another

to

lell

woman. For

woman

for the

of the mundane, an archiiec(

labored \o build the perfect dining room, complete

w ith

a big picture

wnidow. In

each self-contained

mimed

ihe props because

ilie

worked

for the entire group,

lucky." transfer students

and freshmen

lo gel a feel

Northwest stage behind the scenes as well as on stage.

play.

However,

building,

si\e

the bulk of the work,

was done by the freshmen and ot laleni tor

from costuming

to acting lo sei

transfer students.

"The Dining Room" uas "especially impres-

and hard-working," said Ross.

"This group had one of the strongest work ethics of any group of students I

had worked with before," Ross

said.

"They w ere dedicated to theircraft and

willing lo put in the required hours lo reall\ hone their skills."

"The Dining

Room"

provided a wealth of experience for freshman/

transfer actors and actresses skit, the actors

piece thai

Experienced theater majors and minors worked as consultants for the

chose the

her father that she was leaving her a lasle

had," director Theophil Ross said. "Usually

come up with one

we were

The new crop

For comedy, he was

difficult to

but this time

place.

timing

was

we

The annual Showcase allowed stories

table.

it

varied from adultery to lesbianism to

prop was the dining room

of actors and actresses that

Showcase.

While Ihe

'"real"

"We chose this material because worked perfectly for us and the number

sel-

comedy and

in

only

audience.

and a wealth of riches of entertainment for the

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Mike .lohnson Theater

59


.

Ik-hiiul tiK

main stage the

i>l

Mary Linn Pcrrorniinj;

Arts Ccntci assistant

scena

designer Kell\ Keller paints the wall ol

Jack's house

in

preparation tor

opening night of "Into the

Woods." Behind-the- o scenes work on

8

plays often m started

months q

before the

^

actual •§

performance,

o.

Brandon Bernard sweeps the Charles Johnson stage during construction of the "Tooth of Crime" set. Students worked together on lighting, costumes, audio and directing to bring the plays on campus to .•\s

"Tooth of Crime" hopefuls

fill

the lobby of the

Pedatto concentrates on the part she practice briefly and then perform.

60

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Entertainment

is

to read.

For

Mary Linn Performing Arts Center during this audition, actors

life.

auditions, Kcil\

were assigned parts of the play

to


After

C(fni/)lL'[ing

months

of work, theater stuck'nts

provide

aspects ofentertdinmenf token J(fr i^ronted and prove not all of the action in a play

was on

the stage

^

Theatrical performances often had to be rehearsed for months. However, set designers, costumers and electricians were also hard at work behind the scenes preparing for the performances. Dyann Yarns, costume designer Woods."

for "Into the

said the entire process of producing a

pla\ began

months ahead of time. To begin

with, there

was

lighting

For a play

director.

"That v\as part of vshat look so long," Yarns said. "It

was people

what they thought thought

it

it

needed

in

Woods"

advance.

We

to get involved.

art." Dr.

(the actors

and

Although the time spent on costumes

expected to work

As

at least

5Q hours a semester.

a lighting designer. Brian Noerrlinger said

late nights.

lighting

set

these people

productiim

Schultz said

wiirked together to

come

it

make

was

\ital

the

ith

reading the script

about one year before the performance. prior to the

laid out

on paper. He said

six

and eight weeks

it

then took between

to actually build the set.

scripts did not

how

Si.\

performance things were

months

come

as

A-B-C,

\o design the show

"You designed according

to

."

1-2-.^

Yams

what your

and your particular perfor-

mance were based on." .Most people enjoy ing a play from the seats ol the

auditorium did not realize the months of

preparation thai the people performed behind

ali\e.

"There v\as as much

assistant professor of theater

particular needs

was run through without actors

for technical purpiises.

the

set

designer for "Into the Woods." said the

said.

the pla\

work done on

design was noticed by e\eryone.

and

when

it

said.

and audio was not noticeable,

the

days"

that

transferred

Bader

.Although the technical

directors, assistant directors, designers to "tech

1...

lights)."

"The

After that,

in,

it

and inches and had a crew hang (the

directions on

managers met. leading

had drawn

the

into feet

there were production meetings where

stage

and from the scale

light plot

design prt)cess started w

practicum class were

he analyzed the mood, theme and characters while working man\

took the

(the director)

and

increased closer to the actual pertormance.

it

electrician.

Heather Bader. master electrician for "Into the

Mark Yarns,

had worked as a team tremendously."

in the

the

have had a lighting designer,

to

must also have had a master

"I

for "Into the

"The actors and technicians

Yarns said students

let

technical directions given to her.

"Theater was a collaborative

I)

these things

was about and how they

Charles Schultz, theater professor and profes-

all

all

Woods." could often be found continuing

should have looked."

sional actor, said.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

talking about the play,

Yarns said her work began three months

properties, sounds, etc. plas live."

a meeting between the set,

and costume designers and the

as on stage," Schultz said. "Lighting, setting.

that

went on backstase

the scenes.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Kciih KyJherg Behind the Scenes

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61


Laughiuy, and

Named Moe"

Guvs

the audience at "Five

(lanciiii^,

enjoy an evenini^ of tnnsical advice and hii^h-sfeppini^ i^ood times

11oc'

iging for ^

The audience became and "Five Guys

stage,

to help their friend,

silent as blue lights illuminated the

Named Moe" popped

out of the jukebox

Nomax.

"We're the greatest band around," sang LiUle Moe, Big Moe, No-Moe, Eat

Moe

and Four-Eyed Moe. "That's us!"

In the play staged in the

helped

Nomax my

"I liked

Mary Linn Performing Arts

with his shattered love

part because basically

man

Ruffin said. "There was a message out there to other young taking their ladies for granted because, often times,

and we

let

slip

it

As time went "Push Ka

Pi

crowd became more involved.

Pie"" fell

from the

Because Gerald Foster did not line started

on

stage,

we do

the character

men

not

like

know

Nomax," Ruan

myself who could be

a

good thing when we

see

it

through our fingers."

on. the

Shee

Moes

life.

played a straight

I

Center, the five

sing.

ceiling.

Everyone

No-Moc

In the

scene hefoie intermission, they gasped as lyrics

in the

audience sang with the

Moes

brought him on stage to sing solo. After he

and audience members ran

to join the

end of the

to

— with one exception.

sat

back down, a conga

line.

Ruffin said Northwest was one of the best,

if

not the best,

audiences they had had because the crowd laughed others had not and formed the longest conga line

in

places

in the

history

of their show.

E\entually. the tl\e

Moes made Nomax

neglected his girlfriend and hiiw

reunited "Five Guys Named Moe"" use dance and song to

tell

traveling cast

62

.'*^:

members sineing with

members and running up on

Entertainment

much he loved

how

her.

— making the perfect ending.

one guy named Nomax

how to improve himselfand treat his girlt'rieiid with more respect. of the musical had audience

realize

stage to

Portions

Broadway show's dance in a conga line. the

—Stacy Hensel

he had

The couple §

I


p^^'^/

Learning about love.

Nomax.

pbycd hy Ruan RulTin,

Is

one

ot

the key (.haraclers in

"Five

Guys

Named Moc." The sloryhnc cenlercd around the live

giving

Moes

Nomax

advice about his airlt'riend.

Five

Guys Named

Moe!^^63


and sounds of Broadway made

Spannifiii i^cfwrarions, the sii>hts

their

way

to

Northwest as those dancing

feet

made

their

way

down "42nd Street"

$

No quicker than the curtain rose did the dynamic sound of tap

dancing and singing enlighten the packed audience of Mary Linn

Performing Arts Center. Instead of the

crowd primarily consisting of Northwest

were an abundance of elderly people

at

"42nd

because the musical was written years ago when it

at the

saw

it

Street." This

many paid

was mainly

10 cents to see

show.

"If I wasn't Farrell, a

students, there

80 years old I would get up there and do

it

(dance and sing) too," Virginia

Maryville resident, said. "I would even dance

first. I

The packed

loved

it

in the aisle.

was 16 when

I

I

then and do now."

theater and continuous applauding

made

obvious

it

show was more than

that the

entertaining to the audience.

The famous songs ""WeVc

in ihe

knov\ n musical ensembles that

the audience pleased ihe casi

Money."" "Shufne OtTto Buffalo"" and "LuUahy of Broadway"" were a few of ihe well

made

ihe

crowd so responsive durinij

Ihe performance. Gelling this lype of response

and crew of 44 mcmhers as ihey marked

"Il

was

iheir 55lh

a greal crowd,""

show on

ihe

main characters)

like thai since

we

opened.""

As

lour.

Robert Sheridan,

Marsh (one of

said.

"We

who

applause grew larger. The performance ended

""kid.""

H

ot'tlie musical "42nd Street" sing and dance as itiey lell Itie story ofa new Broadway play and a Hedging actress trying to make il. Songs sucti as "We're in the

64

Entertainment

their

accomplished her dream of being a Broadway

Members

"I

crowd and

when Peggy Sawyer,

star.

Money." "Lullaby of Broadway." "Shuffle Otfto Buffalo" and Kor You" were made famous by Ihe rolicking musical.

played Julian

hadn't had a crowd

the finale approached. Ihe intensity of the

the a\erage

from

Only Have Eyes

-Jennifer Simler


After (he star ol

Prctl\ Lady"

was a

injured wiih

broken ankle.

Julian

Marsh

tries to

convince

Peggy Sawyer to take over the role.

Street

42nd "

was

performed before a packed

MLP.AC audience.

42nd

Street

^65


Mo Neal |P> Non-lradilional

>>cul|ilurisi

Neal opened her exhihii

DeLuce Gallery on

Feb.

Neal. winner ot (he

Endowment

in

the

19%.

1,

[WS

Mo

nalit)nal

her sculptures were

Flaherty said.

that she didn't care if her sculpture lasted forever, the it

— what she got from — w

to a gathering of stu-

sity

of Pullman

assistant professor of sculpture at the University of

Nebraska

Lincoln, Neal related well with students.

at

in

1988 and her master's of

University

Everything

With

pastel colors

and

Ben Frank Moss in

Deluce Gallery. More

that

happens

favorite

Long art

to finger paints

Island village

you defines your work," Neal

and sketches

to

changed

in

November,

was conducted to

raise

art

students

world from

real

their

the third annual fine art

money

for the

Northwest Art

We were really happy with the results, also we had more pieces and more people come

'We

out," Jami Miller. Art Education

did our best to publicize, but

more

in the

I

Club president,

wished we could have

surrounding areas."

were provided and made by students,

except for a woodblock print donated by Mr. and Mrs. Robert Sunkel. Prices for the pieces ranged from $9.50 to $6

by medium used, framing and audience

home.

Moss' works brought out

1

and were determined

interest. All

of the pieces

were sold as sales tax

said.

Education Club and Scholarship Fund.

said.

is

and a

was added.

tlnger paintings and lots

Even with more

of colors." Angela Jackson said. "Each one brought out a different

people and less bid-

image, and each one brought back a memory."

ding, the art auction

childhood days

The meaning of each design was

different for each person, not

holding to societal standards or expectations.

66

the leaves

All of the pieces for sale

gallery patrons.

my

As

auction and sale

advertised

memories of days gone by.

It reminded me of

^

lined the walls as people

depict what he had seen or felt in the woods, open fields and familand

For many of the

to

—Marlie Saxton

than 20 dramatic designs

gathered to view the pieces.

near his childhood

was shaped

Art Auction

displayed his artwork

used materials similar

said she

Mo Neal's portrayal of her life's experiences as art,

got the opportunity to get answers about the sculpturist.

nature in the abstract of his

artist

1991.

by her experiences.

Ben Frank Moss

The

in

from Virginia

fine arts

An exhibitor in New York City and Chicago, Neal

Through

the

most important," Matt

I

Commonwealth

Besides animal products. Neal used epoxy resin, wood, rubber and

designs,

as

it

Neal received her bachelor's degree from Washington State Univer-

actually broke a ."^-inch thick block of white pine once."

^

as an artist.

the ephemeral quality

art.

ments, weather, literature and water

lead to construct her sculptures.

An

of her

life

w ere also impressed by her ideas about

process of making

used hog intestines and deer rawhide," Neal said. "The rawhide was it

.Students

civil constniction. scientific instru-

Speaking

her.""

wealth University, Neal stressed the realities of

"She mentioned

dents, Neal described her uses of unusual materials.

so strong that

know

"triggered by the thealrical lighting,

movements."

"I

us get to

Mcntored by her professors and fellow scupltors at Virginia Common-

lor the .Arts Fellovvshi|i

in sculpture .said

.She's a really interesting woman." said Tara Hamilton. '.She really let

Entertainment

—Nikki Jones

was

a

success.

— Lisa Thompson

'


,

/-

\\

From simplistic to elaborate, gallery exhibits

show off artistic talents Missouri Fiber

Art Exhibition

Artists

^

Brilliant,

colored,

solid-

wo\

cn

knoUcss malcriais

J^R i]|^

"^^

iliiB

^J

M/t _^ IB

coinhined to triguing

make

works of

in-

art.

The Missouri Fiber Artists

works

in

.Sandi

October

at the

showed

their

wcavings and handcast paper works. However, Leandra Spangler

about 1

.VD objects with amazing

this craft prior to the gallery

colors.

Both

artists lectured

art

with a traditional

flare diat combined with contemporary themes. Several of the items

were one

for sale. Crafts

that

looked

The Missouri

on display included two huge murals, including

like a sunset in ihe desert. l-iber

Artists' work was displayed for people to sec

true traditional folk art.

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Christy Spagna

.luried

the

Mid-America

Elementary and Secondary Teachers Exhibition provided a

refreshing look

The exhibit pictures

were

at art

from the four-state region.

featured .^-D.

more than 41) works from

1

7 area teachers.

The

defining and dreamy, but only the viewer's eye

could perceive the meaning of the pictures.

The

artists

used uncomplicated materials such as needles, thread,

beads and pearls to outline their works.

"The art exhibit was a good one;

it

had lots of variety." John Wagner

said.

People came from

all

around

lo

\iew the

art

work and had different

\iews about what the paintings meant to them.

opening.

This talent was considered to be a rare folk

With elaborate colors and dramatic designs,

paints, clay, Kxithpicks,

Olive DeLuce Gallery.

Smith said she mostly used natural materials and dyes for her

created her

^

'1

enjoyed having the diverse works displayed

ht)w each artist did a different work,"

sample of everything, which added

at

one location, and

Sean Newton

The dramatic designs and elaborate colors added ot the

artwork displayed. That variety made the

uonder

to behold.

said. "'One got a

the appeal lo the art." to the definition

ait exhibition

and

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Nikki Jones Art Gallery

67


Pausing

between songs to talk to his

audience. Irish singer/

songwriter

Roger Gillen tells

about the

elementary school teacher

who

inspired the song

"Rory."

According

to

Gillen. the

song was loosely based

on

who

a teacher

called

53

u

him

Rory, falsely believing

was

it

the Gaelic

word

foi

R02C1

^

^

Photo by Chris Tucker Listening to the band "Foolish Sad Robot" students hang out

in the

Union

Baliruoiii

where

Cafe Karma was held. Laughter was heard from the audience numerous times when songs like "Little

Grey Owl" and "You're too Beautiful" were performed.

Michael Gulezlan switches gears from fast-paced instrumental to a slow ballad during a Cafe Karma performance. Though Cafe Karma had a small, loyal following, the series was modified to adapt to the competition posed by local coffeehouses.

68 ^j^ Entertainment

.g

S >.


Low

location force Cafe

ami an out -oj -the -way

attcndciiicc

Karma

to

transform

its

format

monthly

to

acts in a coffeehouse atmosphere

L

a formal gathering

The Union Ballroom was transformed from

Campus

intimate music scene by the

pSe to an

series.

mers' Cafe Karma, a coffeehouse entertainment Although popular

changed during the

becoming

academic year

9^)6

1

••We turned Strope said,

it

"It

free to the public

and we

"She was

attendance plagued the program

when

problem was students did not know about Cafe

its

not exposed to

because of

it

students liked Cafe

alternative side to "I think

it

because

it

had something

was good

that

for those students

to this

Northwest

who were

into

alternative life-styles," Nicole Geiter said, ••Also, with

Cafe Karma held

Den, where so much people

gt)t

available

a taste of

at

traffic

in the

came

Spanish

through,

what w as out there and

Norths est

just

by w alking through

In

March. Cafe Karma brought

in

acoustic

group Holiday Ranch Duo. Although the group-s singer. Therese Chesmer. was suffering

trom

a cold

and said she

xv

as a bil high

on cold

medicine, she. with guitarist and songwriter Erik

Newman, performed an

enereelic and

moodv

way

alternately

set for a

small crowd.

to

who

Bremmer

said, in

for the

opportunity to play before the college crowd.

like

let

people

know what our hand

and gave us exposure

and songwriter

Gillen took the stage.

newcomer

to the students."

said.

In February. Irish singer

Gillen \\as not a

to Northwest, ha\ ing performed at

Cafe Karma three limes before. His music was reminiscent ot a Dave

Matthews Band acoustical "I

guitar performance.

was thoroughh impressed with the job that

CAPs

did arranging Cafe Karma." Eric Sipes,

graduate student, said. env iriMiment to '"»^'-

(the Den)."

style

make each show the

October. Band members were glad

Roger

Cafe Karma was a nice asset it

her

could be," Ross

Brandon Brown

added an

campus.

country college and

it

was

Karma because

they could relax and see the talent of others.

Other students enjoyed

best

a down-to-earth individual

"Cafe Karma

out-of-the-way location.

Many

Winters

Bliss, a local band, graced the stage

events were in the Union Ballroom, Another

Karma and were

*'"> ^'f

^^ ^""l

sold coffee for $ 1

original.

was a hearty mixture of blues and jazz.

.""

Low

ihem

another, most ot

monthly thing," Vanessa

into a

was

Cathy

Winter, performed one emotion-filled tune after

once-a-monlh esent.

a

in the series,

The second musician

Cafe Karma

Ihe past,

in

Program-

Activities

sit

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

and

••It

was

a

wonderful

listen to a

'''"'•'"

\

P^T'^rnied

ery talented

was

relaxint

and erotic."

Much

ol his

occunences

music u as deris od Irom

in his life.

he reterred to

In

"Jims Acciudion."

a musician w ho inspired him.

Cafe Karma w as

a

unique w ay for alternative

groups, to gel acts, which could include student publicity,

— Tower staff Cafe Karma ji 69


Maya

ovcrwlwlnis the audience with poetry

Ani>cl(>ii

representative of her African-American heritage

and

the "other cohfrs in the clouds"

II

iC Rciiiibow ^ Entering and

Maya Angelou

to a standing ovation,

stories with a sold-out

crowd

in

December

shared poetry

Mary Linn

at

Performing Arts Center. Angelou was a orator, singer

and

music and dance

Tony-nominated

best-selling writer,

She had also helped

civil rights activist.

in

Guam, worked on newspapers

wrote plays and read a

poem

actress, professor,

she wrote

at the

1

in

the school of

Cairo in the '60s,

993 presidential inaugu-

ration.

At

the beginning, she started

ceeded

by reading "A Rainbow

poems of her own

to read

Angelou also

my

told of

She

tried to

show

in the clouds.

and

satirical,"

Angelou

she was raped as a ehild and wished the

man would

die.

intellectual life, actual, spiritual

how

Clouds" and pro-

as well as the poetry of others.

African-American poetry as the rainbow "Poetry saved

in the

When

said. her rapisl was found

dead, she thought that she had killed him with her words. This

upset her so

prised

""I

mueh

some who

loved

Williams

it;

said.

that she

did not

this

was

know about

the first lime

"The most

know

that she

come

her problems."

was raped

Angelou ended

beeame mute

read her AngL-lou acknowledge!,

llie

"I

had seen her." Melissa

as a child

me was

that

I

did not

and how she managed

was postponed to allow her to speak

at

the Million

Man March in Washington. D.C.

to

the evening with an imprt)mptu question

over

and

after another standing ovation to

Rise" and the audience rose once more.

itanding uvation from the 1,000 people before

beginning her performance. Her .show, which was originally scheduled for October,

J^. 70' Entertainment

poem

I

life.

uplifting part to

answer session. She returned

Maya

her

for years. This sur-

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Jason Hoke


Maya Angelou^^71


Willi

a

Te.xas-sizi'cl wit,

outspoken columnist Molly

and

Ivins takes on the politicians

down

brings

the

house

r

^

Reveling

of politicians and other

in the election-year antics

lower forms of

r

r ^ r^

Molly Ivins spoke out about getting

life,

volved and having fun to a small Northwest crowd. Ivins, a columnist for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, had

in-

a strong

opinion about everything political and related stories about her favorite candidates ions

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;whether

for their stance

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;causing everything from

their opin-

on topics or idiocy of

lighthearted chuckles and mighty guf-

faws to serious thoughts from the audience. Although Ivins enjoyed picking apart popular opinion and lives," she said she rarely bet

on

political races

more than

politics, calling

six

it

"the fabric of our

weeks ahead of any

election

because any further ahead than that would just be a guess. "Conventional wisdom had been dead wrong several limes Bridget Brown, Maryville community

member and

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; always very

satisfying," Ivins said.

originally from Texas, said Ivins" lecture

than poking fun

(I loved

at

was about more

the politicians.

her) sen,se of

humor," Brown

said.

"She loved

government, respected freedom and understood

'the fabric

of

our lives."' Ivins' short civics lesson to students

remember

that in

was

to get

involved and

any cause one should always have fun.

Closing her lecture and preparing to answer audience questions, Ivins told the audience

and what she wanted "I

wanna be

to

able to

why

be able to say

tell

she did the things she did

at

the

end of her

'em how much fun

I

Having finished alecture about politics, Texas and social work, newspaper columnist Molly Ivins signs books encouraged everyone

in the

to get

don't set to bitch."

72

Mary Linn Performing

Arts Center's lobby. Ivins

involved with politics and said "If you don't vole, you

Entertainment

member

-Jennifer V^ard

career.

had," Ivins said.


r

speaks about talking with

Ross Perot, encouraging

young people

to

vote and having fun

when

participating in the

sometimes

zany world of politics.

During

the night at the

Mary Linn Performing Arts Center, Ivins sarcastically

referred to Perot as "Pee

Rot" and

answered questions from the audience.

Molly Ivins

^JL 73


From Cape Cod Kennedy

Jr.

to the

Hudson

River, Robert F.

shares his thoughts about

"Our Envirnonwntal Destiny"

r

^

r

^

r

'

r

Reminiscing about childhood adventures and lamenting

environmental loses, Robert

F.

Kennedy

spoke

Jr.

to

Northwest

about "Our Environmental Destiny." Protecting the environment and working toward better federal laws

and regulations was the focus of the inaugural presentation of the James H.

Lemon Founders

Lecture Series.

Kennedy, the chief prosecuting attorney the

Hudson River was saved;

fish

would have become

rights to

said

became

Kennedy,

the pollution

extinct.

He

was not stopped, several species of

a

when he was extinct

a child he

would go

and Kennedy was not able

fishing for blue fish.

Throughout the years,

to take his children

on the same adventures.

Harvard graduate and an environmenlalist, earned

his respect for nature

us to

some of the most

national parks, the

Grand Canyon

climbing and hiking." Kennedy important part of

who we

from

beautiful places

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;he took us mountain

said.

"He

which was what we needed

Kennedy

Jr.

">

We

who

hailed from the

Entertainment

"What we

had

to

work

become involved

in

letters to their representatives.

F,

Kennedy leaves to attend a press same area as Kennedy, called Kennedy's

bids Dr. Richard Frucht farewell as

speech "fabulous."

74

memhcrs, Robert

was an

lose in

for

it,

to do."

also urged students to

environment by writing hislors ilLp.irlmcnl

told us that

true," Frucht said.

our environment can never be replaced.

Nonhwest

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;our

Kennedy's speech was "fabulous,"

"What he was saying was

Kennedy

his father.

were."

Dr. Richard Frucht said

conference. Frucht.

how

described his work as "protecting children's

"He took

Alter informally meeting with

told

what we had today."

Kennedy the fish

if

Hudson Riverkeeper,

for the

-Rubx Dittmer

saving the


Robert

F.

Kennedy

Jr.

^jL 75


McDonnell-Douglas

Quality Classroom

HcldinOcloher. The Mcl)onnoll-Dou';kisQu;ilil\ Sidiy: Rckilionships bciwccii Business, Gtnorninenl.

lAiue;ilion v\;is spon-

;iiid

sored b\ Ihc College of Professional and Applied Sciences ami the

^'

Eight speakers,

Ken

Best, quality systems vice president, and Sle\e Deiter. lolal

management

director,

were the key speakers

The presentation centered around projects and the

for Ihc c\cni.

the application of group

"meshing" of various departments

to

work toward

"We emphasized greater recognition

to the

caused a reduction

in

McDonnell-Douglas representatives,

the

from several different areas

about their jobs and

why 2

The purpose was

in the overall

work

fielded questions in separate

force.

aspect of the company, as well as customer satisfaction and employee

—Jason Cisper

to help the students realize

it

was

good education and know about inany

Each speaker introduced himself and

Many

Students took the time to ask questions regarding the marketing

loyally.

<^

not as

important to focus on one career and e.xpect to find a major that helps,

mesh

cycle time (the amount of lime a project spends

between departments) and

who

of the workim: field, spoke

but rather to get a

organized by disciplines."

According

Johnson Theater.

were Northwest alumni .S

for the team, rather than the

of the team."" Dctler said. ""We were no longer

members

the Charles

education was important.

integrated prodiicl de\elopmenl.

individual

coming oul of

ihc sklcwalk allci

These students had attended the Quality Classrooms Seminar.

Inixersity's Culture of Quality project.

t|iialitv

morning sunlighi. students were seen slumbling

ihc carls

111

down

from

rooms

the students. Later, each speaker

for students

fields.

identified his job

who had more

and then

was available

questions.

students were not informed of the seminar, while others

There were appro ,\imately 85

chose not

to attend.

seminar.

— Genevieve Shix'kley

Interracial

to

100 people

at the

Social Examination

Relationships Ip

In the

Union Ballroom

was understanding

room

sat a diverse

interracial relations.

panel of people. Their topic

Loud

chattering filled the

as

faculty present, the audience

sented a variety of views. The panel

members were

and answered the audience questions.

members

repre-

very informative

Some audience members

thought the discussion was entertaining and a learning experience.

Because the panel was diverse, there was a wide variety of answers.

Some

students said having a diverse panel

was good

which was always a good

thing,'"

By opening people's eyes minds

to

76

Entertainment

in the

classrooms and students

Three million crimes were committed

in U.S. .schools

each year

and 20 percent of high school students had carried some kind of

weapon

to school,

according to a 1988-89 Washington D.C. survey.

Dr. Carol Clafiin, a psychologist, said people should have looked

beyond

the

numbers

at

the lecture, "'A Psycho-social Examination of

Childhood," held by psychology, sociology and counseling depart-

open people's minds,

Indyia Taylor said.

"We were

missing what was happening, what was causing

violence or what

As childhood ought

o

Others were eliminated, o

Guns were

we should have been ""We didn't

looking for (besides the

know what

the source of child-

hood violence was or why students were carrying weapons."

o 3 difference,'" en

— Nikki Jones

school.

statistics)," Clafiin said.

and^

certain biases against

in

ment professors.

because different perspectives were needed. ""The variety of answers probably helped to

Children dreamed of being Karate Kids while metal detectors

were ringing

were dying everyday.

the panel discussion got underway.

With students and

^

to

violence increased, people said they believed they

do something. The presentation by the professors gave

listeners a

message

^

—Torn Yamauchi

to take action to protect children

from violence.


.

^

mseimmrs

I

to children's authors, lecturers

on campus

educate (uidentertm

inquiring

minds standards

Chris Crutcher

Assessments Tlic value of

ip,

the Missouri's 2()(){)

MAP

slanciards

and

assessmenls

^^

examination

\i[i'' 4^

"

Expanding

at

an

In

Sherri Sirating. a senior leader of

MAP

20()(),

led the discussion

business and industp,

lu llie

who

"1

said.

1

The goals of

in

MAP

dri\ing. but also

Dr. Carol Spradling, a

communicators and could gather

2000 were comparable

to a

were tested not only on

on the driving

task.

person getting a

their

know ledge

— Amanda McManigal

making

and the

more than 600.

his writings the subject of contro\ers\

interested in telling stories

"So they had

".\ngus," a

I

to

connect someplace.

had

to

have

ol

iTio\ ie

that

based on a storv

had two other screenplays

If

cared about," Crutcher

I

I

didn't feel passionate.

kind of heat to

in the

in ".Athletic

tell

a story."

Ihai

was where

mo\ ie

the

Shorts." Crutcher also

works.

"If a writcrcould get noticed in

minimum

need."

driver's license. Students

was only

couldn't write.

could appl\ their kn»nvledge. were

excellent problem solvers, great

information uere

to,"

it

wrote about

His works found success on the big screen with the release ot

needs ot students, focus groups such as

were listened

panelist, said. '"Students

who

acclaimed books such as "Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes" and

to eating disorders

concerning the advantages and disadvantages of the standards. "Beside responding

everyone had a memory of

Chinese Handcuffs," Crutcher took on everything from child abuse

Hor-

izons presentation.

— nearly

those struggles and triumphs, spoke to an audience of

in

education was under

K

Adolescence

struggles they endured. Author Chris Crutcher.

Hollywuod.

it

was

great because

mone\ was being spent." Crutcher

pasnient for a scrqit was S50,000. plus more

said.

"The

when

the

actually got made."

On

the screen or

one das. shared

that

on the page. Crutcher en joved succes^ and. success with Northwest.

lor

— Mike Johnson Lectures

77


Nancy Grcely. Bob Johnson and Marc

Circs:!;

students during the Fall Quality Classroom

gram featured Northwest alumni who brought in the job niarket to tuture

experiences

&

address a rooniliil ol

Symposium. The

pro-

the benefits ot their

^'ssroot^

graduates.

-^z. ^usKtti^^yit^^^^^-''

Mounds burned

at

a

wnod

ol

chips arc

maximum

rale

oi

three tons an hour to heat and

cool the University. Recycled

paper burned

at the

plant

was

taken into consideration as part of the Missouri Quality

Award examination. Helping students brush up on their

General Zoology,

Supplemental Instructor Gary Pavlik teaches in GarrettSlrong. Supplemental Instruction

was offered

in

addition to regular classes and

helped the University make high-quality cuiTiculum.

78

Academics


Struggling

Quest

n a Bid for Missouri Quality Award leads future as Award

cspilc Ihc Missouri Qualil>

slipping

away

was

in the hearts

still

it

and minds ot

h\ the judges' deeision.

Aeademie would eontinue

a

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

quest for quality

in

a quest that had built over

Inisersity President Dr. that the

Dean Hubbard

said

English department

reeeived a Northwest award after being the

only ones to set a process for quality by meeting

two of

Key Quality

the seven

Indicators.

"To me, that was a source of tremendous

encouragement because for

department

a

Hubbard here on

have

what Charlie Brown

said. "(Charlie

down

it

Brown)

like

'From here on up

said,

it

was

I

"From would

they belie\ed in it

It

it.

was just

and we did not have

better

way of doing

it

anti

a matter of doing

was

to sell that this

a

whole and they

try for the

award

for University officials,

they lost their bid for the award and the

University of Missouri-Rolla received

it.

go

tor the

wc were going

award next

to

do uas not

year, although that

was

we would ha\e

to

Innersity was lacking

in certain

important

"1

thought the most miporlani thing, without

question,

was

step process

that the

needed

completion of

that

to

deplinnient ol the se\ en-

be extended and that the

process needed to be

on getting these processes

in

its

real

we saw

it

to

as a key leg in

years because

departments would focus more on the sevenstep planning process.

""What students would see was the curriculum

that

we

them and they would be able clearly of what it was

more

vsanted to happen,""

happen

in their

Gilmour

said.

"" I

succeeding year and the Uni\ersity communit\

we might have applied." made a clear distinction between

v\as ready, then

to stri\e tor

sure,

even w

that faculty

own

set

of courses and perhap

But w as noi some of the larger departmeni really knew how all the pieces fit

even within a

the

going for the award and continuing

the

the effects of

thought faculty knew what they wanted to

shape and not

we thought we were ready

part of the major.

I

ith

together.""

became more of a focus

.As qualit\

for

administrators, faculty and students were

i|ualit\.

one

plus program.

program,

would begin seeing

students

to see the picture

"1 he

EC

EC+

impro\ e the learning process over

"The tilt of the discussions that I w as a of was that we thought we needed to focus

But Gilmour

areas.

appropriate to use and iHir efforts to

said.

worr\ about preparing an award application,

the

of

campus utility,"" Gilmour said. "It was also designed, though, to provide access technology in the classroom w here it was

better laid out for

and

showed

lot

"Culture of

electronic

with the University community," Gilmour

decision. said the leedback

its

maintain the currency of our

talk

if

saw a

Hubbard and Gilmour both beliexed

the following >ear

were disappointed and confused by the

Hubbard

to

at the

c|uality in the next several

thought what

part

Maii\

know whether

or not. "I

moved toward

you looked

purpose was

really

be a

time."

Uni\ersity officials did not

would

said the Uni\ersity it

to

achieving quality.

Quality,"" citing such things as the electronic

"If

then they really

this,

in

campus, curriculum and the

happen."

to

method

Gilmour

in the right

moved kind of slowly at first," Gilmi>ur when one got a critical mass of

not 100 percent certain and

things.""

.Although the English Department" s award

uas one bright spot

speeilic

They said the University was still rather young in its quest. "The history of quality elsewhere was that

they

all

downhill" because people understood

be a building process. There had

taken so

effects since

to see things as a

one could not pick out certain

once,

all at

we had

Administrators were not discouraged by the

began

said

happen

said.

people committed to

continuously improving."

Hubbard

decision.

they

how we were

aspects to prove quality; rather, quality had to

and they thought they were

Gilmour

to look at

taking a

they were happy with the steps far

way

as a

doing," Gilmour said. ""The key was

at quality as

one looked

began communicating and breakthroughs began

said,"

said

Well.

is all uphill."

if

method

approach into action.

said. ""But

English to see the value and to do this was like the opposite of

"In effect,

order."

span of several years,

one good sign was

Northwest had a good

series of steps that didn't

viee president tor

Affairs, said the University

framework

said.

results indicated

lor putting the quality

Though disappointed

its

The

leadership approach, but did not have a

L'iii\ersity olTicials

Tim Gihnour,

Hubbard

ychie\ed.'"

Iroin Northwest, qualits

hope for the

to disappointment, hut also gives the Universit}'

attempts to put the quality approaeh into action

certain, consiani thing

would remain coniniilled

to the

was

that

Haldriue

we

exposed

to

approach.

much more

J

in

terms of the qualit\

Chris Triehsch Missouri Quality

..,

79


Upgrading the

Electronic Through the pioneer EC phis program, notebook compuicrs provide students with a infonnation highway citid into the classroom of the future

.

neerins computer technology, was

svTKMivTixHJS With

decade, and with the

me

electronic

The

Kern. Baldwin said she enjoyed the

NoTthwest for a

EC plus program.

campus evolved a

step fimher.

vkIk)

were each willing to fork out

S?95 per semester to

participate

notebook computers

that

—with

of texdmok^ . wliidi w^as rapidJv -

in

rs

Schultz- EC-i- Strategic Planning

.r. said. . .

at

an\

began the process of dropping the program.

hut

I

thought a

lot

more

"1 2ues.s

it."

.Acknow ledging the lack of initial faculi> and

Bowers

Schuliz said faculty received their notebooks a

instances, hours before the students did.

had been luider a

lot

in July,

so they

of pressure to enhaiKe the

w ay of learning." Bow ers Schultz said.

"But

in

a

relati\ ely

shon time, they met

that

challenge well, especially considering the short length of time

we were able to gi\ e them."

-imilar programs:

Wakefoiesi

Uni\'ersit\ ,

w as not

stressed the planning

N.C.

that wienl into it,"

Bowers

Schiiltz said.

"You

^ r.;

.

C

I>evin

War-

uld

on a resume, ibeaerjob nio.

Warrinacm

said.

was expected

I

Young

did."

to use

said. "I

longer financially feasible for the University.

But with anv to

pilot

program, there were bound

Bowers Schultz said. Becky Miller w as generally pleased w iih the be bugs and

\

iruses.

program. ~1 reallv

hoped

it

got better, because

were good. Miller "

Goals for the future included clarifying the Universitx 's expectations of students and

providing faculty teaching models:

faculty

increasing technical staff, classrooms.

the piloL"

possibilities, but

rise

was conooned with

the lack

hookups, low availabiUt>' of

;

partici(>anis

and

facultv

:

and networking

students to resideiKe hall rooms.

"We had shown

that

networked mobile

compatible printers and the unreUabiUt> of the

computers did have a capacity

noiidNX^ to fimction.

student learning."

"It w^as

a great idea...but

I

thought

it

needed

its

said.

why you had

of high

ersity to

kee?

I

couldn't anticipate eveiy {voblem. but that's

Chris McCallimi said he Uked the program's said. "It

use the computer, she

to

it more than was like. I paid S400 a semester for it. so 1 wanted to use it. .After ha\ ing been in that program for two years. I could have bought m\ ow n computer. .Another of manv concerns w as how the notebooks would be financed in future years. since leasing the notebooks to students was no

what

intentions

"There was actually a great deal of plamiing

vA-osities

-

student, said

was seldom required

itself,

Thou^ the training was initially slim, she -ed Noithwesi with a

EC+

because the program was so e\pensi\e and she

program

old

^eshmen and 16 faculty teaching ^leech. ~ nite math and English in staie-ofrooms w«ie linked Ihrou^ peis<Mial

for the

time or place." Baldw in said, i realK liked the

notebooks hadn't arrived yet

Team

Tiffany Young, a former

lack of planning.

"(Faculty ) went through training, but the

:TexibiUt\ in this

^-irc.-.i cr\ ;r.^nmenL~ Patricia .

w as a

would not ha\e an\ use

notebook computers.

few da\ s before the students did. and in some

eeded to be upgraded

-

believed

student training on the notebooks.

order to give the students and facult> the IS

w hat she

loved ha\ ing access to the computer

planning should have gone into

allowed them to step

into the classrooms of the future. '

with "I

S3&5.(XX1 pilot program equipped 95

freshnien

students

program" s convenience, but was concemed

link to the

to

enhance

Bowers Schultz

said,

i

thought our facult\ and smdents in the program

time and experieiKse to devel<^.~ McCallimi

should have realized that they had been

"They w ere just experimenting and it w^as huning us." Because of die lack (rf faculty training on the noidwoks. he said his instmctois imtiall\ told

pioneers, and (should have taken pride in iu"

said.

the snideois to use

it

only to take class notes. In

his Lifetime Wellness class, be

w as told

i

The EC+ program proved

to

be both a

and productive move into the next a time in which the University hoped to have campnis-wide involvement positive

milleimium

J LxNielle R. Rathje


.

In the

darkened

L-lectronic

classiTwm. the

glow of a

faint

notebook

computer monitor illuminates

Susan Sheets' face as she

types notes for Dr. Janice

BrandonFalcone's

American history class.

The classroom

m the V alk Building was renoN aied to

provide

EC

plus students a

chance full

to take

ad\ antage

of the new

technolo2\

Ciirhculwn

f

Toni Row: Preeii Suppal. Pal Thomp>on. Nanc>

Riley and Caroi>n McCall.

Row

2;

Andree Bayliss.

Jean Bouas. Shirle> Sieffens and Carol Tjeerdsma.

Back Row Rulh Crawford. Beity Bush. Richard ;

New and

:

..

;

,.. _;_::i

Neli\ L'kpokodu.

^ludtnI^ open bo\c^ to

loiebook computers while ^

in

tr>

oul ncv-

a classroom designed lo

onneci the notebooks lo the Internet Netw ork problems

.ind

malfunctioning keyboards on the Microsoft a few of the

Window s-basc"d Toshiba notebooks were challenges that faced the new project.

PtxMo by Chns Tucker

EC+ Program

'*81


.

Cancels Flurry winds and blizzard-condition snow freezes Northwest

Bitterly cold

in

canceled classes for the first time

anuary 18 was a treacherous day

when

in

over, resulting

over 15 years

mainly because of commuters, but also because

history of the University until January 1996.

was too cold to walk to class," Tacia Beane even go to class anyway Friday, and I lived on campus." Campus Safety knew there were going to be problems. The biggest problem Thursday was

The temperature dropped

students getting frozen out of their cars, and

wind chili faclor of minus 40 blew mer campus, shutting Mar>'ville

'

it

?

down

a brutal

for the first time since 1978.

Northwest was shut down twice

in the

low of minus 10

to a

as students dreaded facing the bone-chilling

walk

to class. Unfortunately, clas.ses

called off until noon, forcing

many

students

before noon, they should have canceled school

Michael Watson 12:15 and that

got out

at

classes

were canceled."

Many

said.

Friday the problem was cars not starting "All of the

"My

was when

last class I

found out

Campus

Roberta Boyd,

Campus

because few students had stuff if

they did.

lot

it

was stuck

like

DW-40

inside the car.

We

16 Feb. 2 forced

all

policy should have

students to key points around campus.

been altered

because of commuting problems. "I didn't

think

it

(missing classes) should

have gone against the attendance policy, especially for commuters." Danielle Dicks

"When

said.

they had an excuse, like they

couldn't get to school because their car doors

were iced

shut, that type of

excuse should have

been excused."

A

bitterly cold

many

u ind and deep snow made

students decide not to attend classes.

"School should have been canceled Friday.

Academics

got a

area schools to cancel

classes again. Rather than cancel classes.

Northwest provided shuttles

to transport

Many students said that was good, but many off-campus students said there should ha\e been transportation provided for them as well. 'I

think

if

the\ should

they were going to do that, then

have gone off campus

to pick

Melinda Madison said. It seemed obvious what many students wanted to do during the Blizzard of '96. (students) up."

Longing everyone

for canceled classes kept almost

warm

Jennifer Simler

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;except

shuttle toward Hall

after visiting

Union. The

and

of calls to jump-start students' cars."

been canceled Friday. Since they were not. students complained that the excu.sed absence

procession

of students

the J.W. Jonej.

Safely

"This was the biggest problem

officer, said.

A

Hudson

Record-breaking low temperatures of minus

students said classes should also have

at least

at all.

Safety officers were

carrying around with them, in their cars, deicer." Sgt.

"Since the majority of people had classes earlier,"

it

said. "1 didn't

were not

with 8 a.m. clas.ses to attend.

82

in

the administration. _l

wind

chili

caused

the

University

tc

shut dov\ n

ai

noon and

tht

lunch houi|

found studentsi braving

wind

the;

to stock

up on fooc before

Union

thf

clo.sed'


Fierce winds

slow Rick

Hansen

as he

Ireks past the

J.W. Jones

Union on

way

his

to his car.

BHzzard conditions and

minus 40 w ind chill prompted the

a

Uni\ersit\ to

cancel classes lor the first

lime since 1978.

Hufiian Environmental Senices

li>

''^^

Front Row: Peggy Miller, .Ann Rowlette, Carol Detmer and Frances Shiple\-. Back Row: Deborah Clark, Jenell Ciak, Beth Goiidge and John Woodward.

Photo by Lesley Thacker

Weather

83


Kelly Myers rult'ills

his

im-air duties

KDLX

in the

studio for his radio

practieum class,

which

took some getting used ^

"Once

I

I

learned about

cd

and got

^ Q

to.

it

past the

stressful part S' it was fun,"" ยง Mvers said. ยฃ

Computer Science

Row: Ron Moss, Carol Spradling, Merry McDonald and Gary McDonald. Front

Row

2; Richard Detmer, Nancy Zeliff. Mary Jane Sunkel and Nancy Thomson. Back Row: Phil Heeler, Gary Ury, Roger VonHolzen and Honu Yuan.

Academics


^-sai

Regina

%

Brunimeycr consulls wiih I.aiirii

Widiiicr. hor ;ilI\

iscr.

diirlivj

'jf^^f

^

praclic'i.in'i.

Test Driving

Possible Practicum classes complement traditional lectures ami textbook lessons, expanding students' knowledge of the professional world (

a college education consisted of only

and

lecture notes, textbook reading

exams, stepping out into the might ha\e been

final

world

real

had

like driving a car that

never seen a highway before. However, with the aid of practicum classes. students were able to take a

test dri\ e

of their

future careers.

Departments

in all three colleges required

these practicums

which were designed

for the

practical application in students" studied fields.

English education majors were required to take a practicum in which they taught, w role

and spent lime

Shannon

For Joel Dix. the writing

Foster

class

instructs

Horace

Writing Center.

in the

Mann

"Until

skills

practicum

essential for teaching preparation.

was

had no other teaching experience

students in a

teaching.

language

other than (the practicum)." Dix said.

arts

activits in her

leaching

practicum.

1

"It

v\ould

have been scary to go out and jump into a classroom without some kind of experience."

Regina Brunimeyer said her three years of

elementary

new spaper practicum taught her more than her other classes combined, â&#x20AC;˘â&#x20AC;˘i:)oing the actual day-to-day job was far

education

more

majors, was

lecture,"

required to

kind of learning, because

icach in se\ eral

Not only was experience gained from practicums. but a sense of assurance concerning

practicums.

their

Foster, like all

other

beneficial than listening to a boring

Bruntmeyer

chosen

field

said.

was

felt

hat

I

want

I

thought to myself. to

made

her

her teaching talents. "Is this

really

do?"" Foster said. "But the more

knew that this started working with the kids. was exactly what w anted to do. Some students complained about the small amount of academic credit earned. Concern I

1

I

\s

ith

a classroom-based education and 36-hour

major was part of the reasoning for

this.

Howe\er. e\en w ith this understanding, some students thought one credit hour per practicum

was not

a fair set-up for their curriculum.

Dix said the practicums probably should have been worth more, but because he enjoyed the experience, the

w as

"It

"Besides,

work did

Kelly

it

1

needed

didnt

not

seem

Myers

said his radio practicum class little

had

I

and be on the lot

."'

know Dix said. seem like work.""

to

really

thought

"I

just air.""

more than he expected. to

Myers

come

of other responsibilities,

in the studio

"But there was a

said.

too.""

Despite the hours devoted to his practicum,

Myers "It

was experience."

knew

by students as well.

stuff

turned out to be a

a different

""Il

it

was

"At first

w

in

unbearable.

went out and started student

1

Foster, practicums

For Shannon more confident

said he did not dread

it

every week.

didn"t realh bother me."" that

I

was going

to

come

Myers

said. "I

out ahead.""

Taking practicums for any amount of credit helped students

mo\e down

workinc world.

J

the road to the

Derrick Barker

Practicums '%1?85


Working

in

an

office that

once provided sleeping,

studying and recreation

space for two people,

counselor

Linda Davison

works on an

Upward Bound math and science project.

Professors

moved

^

their

-g

offices to

K

Perrin before

n

Colden Halls

6

56.5 million

-o

86

renovations

â&#x20AC;˘Â§

began,

f

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\ ^lu(JLâ&#x20AC;˘nl

'ikcr

wheels

ii|uipiiienl inid

IVrrin Hall to 'c\

rooms

:-l\

lor

lessors.

Relocating for

Extensive The Administration Building and Colden Hall undergo remodeling, forcing the buildings evacuated and the occupants he construction crevvs nio\ed professors

moved

in

and the

out. the Financial

Assistance Office and the Registrar's Office were relocated to the vacated Thompson-Ringold Building. Reno\ ations took over Colden Hall and the Administration Building, changing the places where students attended classes and picked up their transcripts.

Colden Hall had not seen any major

something

Jelavich said.

gave access "It

was

stairway just to get to

w as remodeled

to

to

lighting.

house

Finance, the specialized classrooms, located on

would include video recording

their

one general area would not deter students

from "I

visiting their professors.

would be intimidated w hen going professors

Gose

when

the other faculty

in to

see their

were there."

said.

New w indows and the renovations that

doors were also a part of

were slated

for completion

by December 1996.

The

third tloor of

a lot

for

during the renovations

w ith

the construction

crews working around the occupied classrooms

was

of work there.

I

Colden

do

in there

be a struggle

"I

was a

transfer student

was

like in

The

services the Registrar's Office

pro\ided had not changed,

move, which only took had

his office packed.

he was glad to ha\e been relocated. "I

had a

lot

more space and

a

w indow

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

it

was just

temporarily more inconvenient for the

who

shuffled between the Registrar

Members of

Perrin.

the

D'.Attoma

the office not as convenient for

and the financial aid

made

go

Registrar Linda Girard said the relocation

made

students

three hours after he

difficult."

to

two

corner."

aw are of w hat

would be

and ha\ ing

registrar to financial aid in

he originally had concerns because he was not

him

Perrin

For D" Atloma.

problems were caused by the relocation of

students.

change of atmosphere. .Mark Jela\ ich said the conditions

Hall.

easier for in

said.

Other professors did not ha\e qualms about their

was

it

"Thompson-Ringold was so set off from the actual campus. It was back in a

that

Robert

could not work

it

was and

the Registrar's Office.

not going to be able to

summer in the heat. It would me to have office hours."

After he

Colden remained open

in

dilferent places

this

did not think that most of the students

was

it

new working en\ ironment. "The serious problem with Perrin was air conditioning."

the building

her to meet with her professors than

which

slightly

moving

move did not affect who came into his

was accessible to them. Alyson D"Attoma said

Walk-Out Day. The residence

said. "I

a benefit to us.

believed this was because

knew where

from the

was no

was

students

of enxironment. others had concerns with their

Dewhirst

in

He

students

helped them look more like offices.

there

that placing all faculty

"It

number of

office.

hags and moved their offices into

rooms had been reno\ated

hall

Gose

hoped

middle of the

class."

Students were not the only ones having to

studios students could use on special projects. also said he

the

While some instructors enjoyed the change

Warren Gose. vice president of

the second lloor.

said. "\

wait to get up the stairs to class. Professors

offices and specialized classrooms.

According

in the

my

did not ha\e in Colden."

Jelavich also said the

Becca Youngs

had to wait five minutes

I

from Colden."

stairwells that

to the third level.

Perrin Hall on

lloor

two

the

really bad."

Renovations included an overhaul of the lecture

complete uith new carpet and

to the building closed: traffic

jams were created on

he

to

Hall and Thompson-Ringold

main entrances

packed

halls,

to Perrin

and completing the work on the weekends. The

renoN ations since the building opened in 1959.

The second

move

to

office.

the Registrar's Office also

faced problems because they were located far

away from the admissions office. made it more difficult for us." Girard

"It

-continued

to

page 89 Renovations

87


Jim Gulick transports

boxes from

a

truck to Perriii Hall. University ot'tlcials

decided state tunds would be

used to ^ CD

reno\ ate the

-g

Administration

i-

Building and

^ 6

Golden Hall

rather than .Q

o construct a o

new

building,

o.

English fr>.

Front

Row: David

Slater,

Ruth Lewis,

Barbara Heusel, Sue Emerson and Esther Winter.

Row

2:

Jim Saucerman, Wilham

Trowbridge, Beth Riehards, Deanna Sergei,

Greg Roper, Stacia Bensyl and Carrol Fry. Back Row; Paul Jones, Brenda Ryan, Ellen Redding Kaler, Bruce Litte, Keith Rhodes, Jeff Loomis, Michael

Academics

Hobbs and Craig Goad.


riiiimpson-

In

Kiiijiokl. Ky;in

liidwii liMiis in .1

p;i|Ki hi

(iLTic Miirplu ill

Ihc

Kcgislfiir s

which uas moved

Office,

lioni ihc

Atlmiiiislralion liiiiklinii.

Relocating for

Extensive -conliiuied lYoni page 87 said.

"Wc

stuff across

the projects

campus and making extra trips across campus we normally would have not had to make." The move was only temporary and was not a big inconvenience, according to Girard. financial aid

was moved

None of the funds for was gathered from students' tuition, rather it was a state-funded project. Gose said the last major state funded project on granted in three phases.

began faxing some

into

When

Thompson-

campus look place in the early 1980s when library and the Marv Linn PerRirming .Arts Center were

Ringoid these problems were solved. She said after the students

found where the office was

Gose

the

built.

said the state just did not have the funds

to finance capital projects until

now. The

state

located they were fine with the situation.

informed the University funds were available

Gose predicted would be back in

that the Registrar's Office

and suggested Northwest construct a new

the Ad. Building by

building.

Homecoming

However, Dr. Dean Hubbard.

University president, preferred to use the funds

1996.

Renovations done to the

Ad

Building were

in

updating current

facilities.

approximately $6.5 million, the reconstruction

entrance of

The News and Information Office was to be moved to the second tloor. w ith Career Services eventually moving where

Colden Hall

News and

million,

extensive. Alter the main

was closed

for

renovations,

Information had previously been.

Vice President/Director of Center of Applied Research Robert Bush and

his staff

would be

students tra\el

located on the east wing with the three college

Renovations of the

Ad

in

Colden Hall cost

Building was an estimated $2.2

which did not include the cost of

renov ating the project that

first

would

tloor for Career Services, a later

be completed.

The University waited

funds

until the

in all

three flights ot stairs

from

deans and the dean of graduate studies sharing

The

Registrar's Office and

the west wing.

the top floor.

financial aid v\()uld be placed in the center of

.Since all other

the second level.

floors in

closed and onl\

two

"We "But

we

The

all

first

the

money to put all Gose said.

floor,"

building on

academic

campus would house

the Talent

the huildinj;

u ere open, the sianwells were olien ^v

iih

crammed students.

Development Center and the Knglish Second Language program took over occupancv

Funding

in

Wells

was

as a its

Hall.

for the renovation inoject

better to

have gotten

we might have

all

was

the

money,

gotten different

contractors working on the

same

project,"

Gose

said.

The renov ations created havoc

did not have the dollars."

third lloor of the oldest

entrances to

"It

otherwise

wished we had

student functions on

were granted before beginning the

massive project.

classes held on

Colden were

three phases

for students

ha\ ing to attend classes in the affected

and

it was for the students was being completed. "It was done for the students," Gose said. "Hopelully everv thing we had done was for the

buildings, but in the end, that ct)nstruction

sood

o'i

the students."

J Rub\

Ditimer Renovations

89


participant

and a

Si si ma

Kappa

>-

E

o

sister

^

as well as a

ยง ยฃ

siudoni.

Speech/Theatre

Front

Row: Dyann Yarns. Connie Honlcen. Steve

Brooks and Bob Bohlken. Second Row: Charles Schultz. Jeff Przybylo. John Rude. Lori Macias

and Mark Yarns. Back Oludaja.

90 .** Academics

Row

:

Thcophil Ross. Bayo

Roy Leeper and Kathie

Leeper.


Siudents often look on

jobs and participated in

various

organizations

while also striving to

maintain a

GPA.

solid

Finding Balance

,.

Time

In

,

mnnemem Students take on jobs, school campus organizations and groups while trying to balance a social

The

balance of

and

life

was one

life

questions plaguing

many

tu)t

get too stressed in the process

ot the great

students.

I

Getting involved in several clubs,

ranging from the academically orientated

to

were important

started

going by the wayside

was worried about was dime, then knew

and

social societies, resulted in hectic student

schedules.

I

Kappa Omicron Nu and Pi Beta .Alpha. "To manage my time. scheduled and used two planners." Heck said. "When things that

of

I

1

1

getting everything else Irving to handle

Iiki

David /.wank

While some may ha\e thought U was not possible to take 20 hours of classes and he heavily involved on campus, David Zwank

always busy and on the go. They had very

works w

proved otherwise. Along with his classes, he

time for anything,

lib

student

was

ambassador

Cardinal

schedules

worked

the

at

Mabel

a student

the

at

Pi.

He

These students,

Admissions Office and with

I

felt like

I

was

the

losing control and

knew

uas losmg too

Admissions

unable to self-regulate,

Office.

bavins: a 20-

much." Zwank said. There were siudents who not only were involved on campus, but also were involved off

hour class

campus. Michelle Heck worked

Despite

load,

and

1

Rod's Hallmark and was

1

at

Maurice's,

state

he was not

school basketball certified referee. .She was also

stressed.

vice president of .Sigma

high school volleyball certification and state

Kappa and

a

let

others,

were little

alone themselves.

fit

everything

in their

high

member

to

schedules. If students

w ho were taking on too much needed help or campus was

advice, the counseling center on available.

"We

hel|ied the siudents with stress

and time

management." Dr. Li/ Wood. Counseling Center interim director,

said.

Students with busy schedules learned how to

balance their time and manage their

a referee for

Maryville Parks and Recreation. She had her

manv other commuments Zwank said

was working toward becoming a

many

like

"I w as constantly on the go." Heck said. To manage their time well was to be able

ol

also

After .School Program Methods,

"When

C"ook

ambassador and a member

Key and Kappa Delta

nuieh."

stress.

They tried to find time for friends whether it w as an hour for lunch or seeing them in activities. Time was v aluable and students who were too involved learned the true meaning of planning their days.

J

Lisa

Thompson Taking on too

much

1^91


'

Lunelle Ralhje. cily news edilor, interviews

David Angerer. Maryville

city

generate story ideas. Keeping beats

was

in

manager, contact

u

to iili

a vital part of maintaining

new spapcr co\ erage. Chris Galitz. photograph) director, prepares to 35mm negative into a Power Macintosh.

scan a

The new equipment displaced con\entional chemical-based darkroom printing and allowed lor more precise exposure and cropping.

% \

â&#x20AC;˘

\

Mass Communication

? 1 Front

Row: Blase Smith. Laura Widnier. huh

Sii

.un

li

.iiiJ

Limes

Van Dyke. Back Row: Fred Lamer. Diana DcMou. John Jasinski, Matthew Bosisio and Ken White.

92 Tfc, Academics

1

.^


I

nil

Wheeler

llirows a

NorlhwesI Missouriuii out his car wluii.'

window

on his

route.

Paper

^^

Caters To

Oommuniry Maryville and Northwest news comes together

in

an expanded Northwest Missourian as combined community

students focus on covering stories in a rior to fall

I

W5.

reporters and editors had to keep in regular

Northwest

the

Missourian catered

to the

Northwest

campus, but the new school year brought innovations as the Missourian became a cityGetting

newspapers ready for

wide publication. The move from campus-only to city-wide coverage was promoted by Laura Widmer. student publications adviser.

delivery.

"The experience was second

Marti

students."

Wilson.

Widmer

director,

helps wrap

rubber bands

around copies ol the

The program's main focus was to prepare students for the work force by having them work on a community paper. The expansion meant increasing the number of papers printed.

"We expanded

from 4.000

circulation with the

Mi.ssiiuridii.

Brunlmeyer, editor

A/;ss<'/(-

Kill

none for the

The new

to

new school

8.000

in-depth

and Northwest. "fhe Missourian brought a whole new aspect ol leporting news to people," Rob Brown, staff writer, said. "We were covering news in the way

co\erui;c like

people wanted

city

wide

satisfy a for

the

to

need

weekly

/•'/•('('

/'ns.v

once

pro\ klecf

used

the citizens of Maryville

it,

more appealing

to

them, and

more appealing to the eye." With the inclusion of city news, there were more beats to be covered. Beats were contacts

courthouse;

we

in

also had

in the traditional

darkroom.

"(Adobe) Photoshop made

make changes," Chris editor, said. "I

came up on si/e, levels

Galilz.

it

so easy to

photography

scanned the negative, then it Then I could adjust

the screen.

of blacks and whites, contrast, burn

and dodge."

Man\

circulation and targeted readers

and inlorm

had various heats

darkroom. Software allowed photographers to print pictures without the chemical processes

the

to entertain

town the city campus beats," Chris Triebsch, assignment managing editor, said. "Hard and soft news: we tried to get a good variety in the paper." The Missourian also gained a digital

year." Regina

in chief, said.

meant finding methods

went

"We

hall, the

(between the community and the University)."

Ncrtliwcst

I

to

the service

provided to the community. ..helped relations

L'ircLilation

The

"And

said.

contact with to assist story coverage.

residents said the city-wide efforts of

Missourian were a success. "I

was surprised of

the qualit\ ol the

paper," Shirley Loch, Maryville resident, said. Ml

was well .setup w ith a lot of information, was good and information was

the writing

correct."

Going

cit\

experience

w

ide helped students gain

reporting." and newspaper which combined

in "real-life

residents gain a

campus and cit\ as J Aiiiicla Wheeler

a comnuiiiilv

.

Missourian City Wide

^_»>

'93


Assistani professor

cha

the Social

how

Ann Brckkc

teaches Ihe clia

Marlindale Dance Studio as part of

in the

Dance class. Students also learned two step and ballroom dance

to t'ox trot,

durins the class.

Photo By Chns Tuc^t

lnHil Rov.

;

Ann Brckkc,

Cutton. Back

Janet Reusser and Dave Row: Gar> CoMings. Ron DeShon,

JeffFersuson and

94

'*^"

.lim

Academics

Redd.


Bcartal

In

Arena, Sieve Kicste perlecis his (ly fishing tor tasting

and

angling class.

Changing

Foots On

Wellness Unusual physical education classes don

need to fish for students willing or angling techniques to fulfill required credits

Because

there

was a demand

more than

tor

goll or je)gging to fulfill the

't

one-hour

required credit, the department of Health.

ihc

Hokev Pokey

became popular. Dance was a popular physical

and luming

education credit according to

herself

dance class instructor for several years.

around.

Tammy

"We

tried to set a

trot

Ann Brekke,

Hunter considered herself an "a\

Brekke

dancing and two stepping. The class rounded

in a

water

aerobics

out with

some hip-hop and disco

In addition to dance,

exercise.

class

Instructor

and aerobic routines.

Lori Sticns

was water

country line

for variety."

another highly popular

aerobics,

things like the temperature of the

the specific weather elements affected fishing

and the cha cha," little

know

conditions."

participates

"Then we did a

was challenging because learned a lot didn't know," Andrea Hunter said. "I

water when fish were most likely to bite or how

Peden

said.

casting and angling

I

I

didn't

good background with

ballroom dances, the fox

"It

that

substitutes that

Social

many

combining sw imming

everything about "I

il

she

until

tt)ok the class.

constantly fished." Hunter said. "The class

taught

me

fishing.

I

a

lot

things

didn't

I

had ne\'er done

wait to get

my own

getting better at

James Herauf, HPIiRD

iil

tlsherwoman" and thought she knew nearly

lly

know,

that before.

rod so

I

like lly I

couldn't

could work on

it."

taught

chairman, the class started approximalcls 10

The physical education deparinient did not have to go fishing for students. Herauf said the

aerobics

years ago and had remained popular.

class sizes

during the first

block

According

"The

class

to

was

initially

"Later, a few sections

look turns

for students."

teaching

designed for the

were limited

to

30 people per

up rapidly. "The community and student response was

section, but the sections

elderly as a form ofcxerci.se," Herauf said.

and students

were added specificalK

tremendous." Herauf

fill

said.

\\halc\cr ihc cause was for tr\ing out,

(ir

Northwest even had a class for people

who

even teaching an unusual physical education

The

class

class, the attitude

during the

wanted

second block.

covered specific Ispes of fishing and uhcrc

to learn

more about

fishing.

dance steps

lechnic|ues.

Physical Education and Recreation offered

Doing

fish as well as

to learn

to

I11'1!KD. \aricl\

was generally

was

the same. For

a bcnefil. _l

Jason C'isper

PE classes ^(?95


Michele Samlow presents the results of a survey of Key Quality Indicators. The student presentation attracted attention of the L'niversity administration

and was attended hy several UniversitN deans.

Marketing/

Management r^

O

rÂť

Row

front

:

Hdw in Ann Clark. Back RowThomas Billesbach, Don

.Sharon Browning.

Ballantyne and

Gerald Krinier.

Nothstine and Russ Northup.

Library Sciences

4\

Row Frank

Front

:

Baudino. John Ross Evans.

Madonna Kennedy and Patt Van Dyke. Back Row Kay Murphy. Jim Beasley, Jean Osbom and Mary Ellen Kimble. :

96

'<

Academics


"

Markclinii

Uai

sliuicnls

and

'Im isliaii

(

Diisim .IdIidsoii pollll (lUl

iDlornuilion

Maryvillc

lo

Inisincss

man

C

ieorgc

(

irmimoiitis.

Setting a

r Primary

tx

Learning hy

\\(itchin}>

The

program get a first-hand and don 'ts of business and personnel

professionals, students enrolled in the tnentor

look at the do mentor program, put

's

forth by the

National Agriculture Marketing

Association,

was geared toward

students

faced problems they had not encountered

preparing students for employment. They were

before and

paired with a worker in their projected field of

kinks

Students spent time working

Liiiinda

\\

"Working with the places

ith their

we were

all

we weren't

just students,

exactly sure what needed to be done," Dustin

it

had

San Diego.

said.

was an to

make ni

"One of the hardest parts w as was working with;

actual person

I

be very professional.

were very

realistic

from the project couki be

"One Johnson

benefit

hat

expanded

life

the

hleol

this."

lo

Wt)rking

1

got to

work w

gave us a chance It

work w

was hke

iih

a leal-

experience which was great when \oli got

to

choose a business

relief,

was

not alwa\s

but

it

work well

in a

group,

we

learned

eryone had to ha\ e the same goals as

everyone or else

Groumoutis

it

wouUi be

a i>ne

man

team."

said.

Students discovered througli work thai the

world was a challenge and

that they

should

alw ays be ready for changes. _1 Jason Cisper

out into the real world."

The groups got

groups for most students was

as easy as anticipated.

"In order to

iih a client."

to

in

normally a sign of

e\

was

said. "It

We

would create questions would be something w rong with them, then we would have to start over again. It was hard because we started from scratch. None of us had ever done anything like

tlircctcd to rcal-lilc

people outside the University. I

want

and the information learned

job experiences.

agcnl

didn't

Students found the benefits from the project

The group

plan lor a

I

that 1

difficulties with,"

said. "Getting the right

tor the survey: there

a fool out of myself or the University.

dcNclopctI a nKirkcling

group had

questions was hard.

be very valuable.

to

"Since

Johnson

coinpclilion

my

Groumoutis

proved

Wall work on

pii'iccl lor

the group, facing first time

Felilsa

and Josh inaikclmy

look extra work lo get out the

they occured.

mentor on the job. This "shadow program"

(alhy Hass

a

it

when

problems and getting things started was one of

mentors questions regarding the job.

Lock.

up

to call

the

study and given the opportunity to ask their

Nicholc

From there they were instructed ow ner and work with them. Many

with.

to

work

and Jennifer Simler

herbieides.

Working with Professionals

ÂŁ

97


"^t"^'^^

^^^t; "4?

Geology Field Trip participants search for

minerals and fossils

Badlands

in

in the

South Dakota.

Although they were not allowed to keep their finds.

T>?

the students studied the

minerals and fossils found

while

at the site.

Geography / Geology

Row: Beth Starkey, Karen Hoskey, Diane Krueger and C. Taylor Barnes. Second Row: John

Front

Dodds. Dwight Maxwell and Jeff Row; Marcus Gillespie, Richard Ted Goudge, Steve Fox and Don Hagan.

Carroll. Charles

Bradley. Back Felton,

98^1^ Academics

...-


Diiinc Krucgcr,

geology instructor,

LAaniines

pegmatites

at

Hob Ingersoll Mine in South Dakota.

Delving

nto Earth s Kockv Kast Driving through the West, geology students and faculty explore the earth »••

through records etched was For some, For others,

a

it

past.

it

chance it

to

in

to

lake iinneral samples.

""The rock climbing in the mines

for others,

s histoty

stone

allowed

be

immersed in their passion. And was a way to get down and dirty. For five days

trom the

to learn

was time

in

stood out

in

was what

mind," Stacy Blum said.

my

""1

could see the different minerals and find samples."

September, three faculty

members, one graduate assistant and 66 students piled into two buses and headed West. They traveled through South Dakota and

said DeviTs Tower was The imposing presence of De\irs Tower was widely recognized from the mo\ ie

Wyoming, studying

'"Close Encounters of the Third Kind."

and features of the

The group

different surface minerals

"The

land.

visited Mt.

gardens and a

Wineland also

spectacular.

mamnwth

Rushmorc.

the reptile

The

traveling through the Black Hills in western

South Dakota and

to Devil's

Wyoming. Richard

Tower

students to get a

The Geology

Felton, assistant professor, \\

anted

w ider range of sites. was a two-credit

atmosphere of v\as

which students studied

things, focusing

a variety

it,"

went

Hills,"

to see

on favorite minerals, rocks or

Tim Wineland

In the

Black

was) better

Blum

back w

ith

rare, that

ui the

Black

climbed on the open-faced mines

and laculiy anil

were

to learn

into objects

see

when

students

came

J

from the

past, the

from the history kept

For five days they traveled,

many more

journeys.

when \ou could

he had not seen before.

ithin the earth.

but for

it

combinations of minerals, some quite

participants learned

w

said.

Hills, the students

and many said

said.

Deh ing

igneous rock

a classroom,

to

clinical

easier to learn that way.

Felton was surprised

of

natural formations. "1

much

""(It

Field Trip

hour, upper-level division two-credit hour elective in

allowed students and professors

trip

spend time learning outside of the

in

picked different locations because he

glimpse of Devil's Tower was

breathtaking to see the heights and pine trees."

as well as

site,

first

mipressive." Felton said. "Every time was

they would learn from their

(!enevie\e Schockley

Geology

'90 99


.

The regal mansion where "The Sound of Music" \\ as filmed sii.s

against the hills that once were alive with sounds of singing.

The Czech group

stopped by Salzburg. Austria. to see the

movie location

as

well as the scenerv

Students and visitors mill

around the parking

lot

of the

University of Mining Osirava.

z "^

in ;?

The Czech group

lived at the universits during

s-

~

their trip to Osira\ a. a.


A

pair

hluc

111

jeans waits lo

be washed.

The washinj:

Expanding

Horizons people, their cultures Students discover by travclini^ outside the United States the vahies of American true and the meaniuii ofbein<^ a ra\eling overseas expanded not

onh

w idened their Town. U.S.A.

but also

outside Small

perspectiv e of life

outside the

World War II Memorial in

me

Northwest offered study abroad programs

Bratislava.

lived," Julie

Siudv ing

about people around the world."

broad ga\e uidents a

chance si'jht

to

see and

The

said. "It

new

to

my

"1 was it for a change." Myers said. Midwest and Mary\ ille. knew there was more and w anted to go out and see it." Students were responsible for all of their living expenses, their tuition was waived by the

eyes

Unix ersity and they

experienced another culture,

"It

loreign

things." Richard Fulton. Missouri-London

price

^v,

hile

receiving

college credit.

benefits for students

maturity increase."

adjustment to new laws.

would

of the major

was they came back w ith

Li\ ing in a foreign nation

received college credit

w ould ne\ er be cheaper for students to that amount of time in Hurope for the the\ paid." Fulton said. "The experience

spend

said. ""One

still

for all classes taken overseas.

resulting in culture shock,

program adviser,

I

I

he w imessed a w hole new w ay of doing

ultures

France.

Czech Republic appealed

did

learn about

L

in the

sick of

culture, people

V\hen someone

all

students studied in the

Zach Myers. "I

and how the>

opened up

Sweden and

Sightseeing

change forced students to and ideas, often

swift urban

adapt to a

Ireland.

a wide

Slovakia.

Some

Czech Republic. Mexico or Korea. Internships were in locations such as Poland. .Australia.

David

perspectise on different cultures

Duro

a

said. "In

Europe, pedestrians did not have the right of

across the globe.

McLaughlin, internship adviser, said, The trip abroad also gave students an opportunity to view people from different countries and cultures in their homeland. "SludN ing abroad gave

Kim Todd

wa\."

sensitive to other nationalities."

takes notes

coming from

to see the traffic

different direction."

"Studying abroad helped one understand what it was like to be Ameriean and to be

Trent Skaggs

w as weird

"it

a

student's grasp of their academie area,

meant an

a

Slay

the rest of their life."

w ith them

Learning while overseas was more than just how they the .ABCs. it was about people

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

lived,

how

how everyone .Anne Baca

they thought and

contributed to societv

.

J

Students Overseas

.101


Malt Jaiisscn cleans a lank an African

holjiii!; riHii;hl\

200

iilapia,

known lor Us light llaky meal. The fish new addition thai gave professors and

fish,

farm was a

students a chance to explore a different agricultiira

medium.

102%^ Academics


A

contracted

worker harvests a field ol

soybeans

at

the 75()-acrc

University

mm.;im>a^

farm.

According

'n

to

Doug Moore, larm Manager, ihc farm lacked

funds to buy

its

own combine.

arve Sting

Through chnuioay By working on

the 750-acre University

/^yf rf and nun operated ntt/? fnf^f/^ by Fann supported ?

ij ft

f~i

I?

/ia'

f/iz? KJ /%i'thw/yvf the Northwest

Agriculture department, students earn extra cash while receiving first-hand experience

^^


,

Sunk-Ills

rcmoM.'

;i

1

dc\ ILC used to iiicaMiro

llic

ainiuiiil ol

llcihKklcs and iiiscctKidcs

m

l'iii\crsil\

[arm

^^ Harvesting

water.

ÂŤ_

.

Changes Through New continued from

piiiic

103

education building. The water was circulated

and release oxygen

Al the Uni\ersity dairy. 40 cows were milked twice daily.

The

dairy pro\ ided the opportunity

anatomy

class, students palpated the

It

stomach and

reproductive tract of cows.

"We

Technology played an important

part in the

"I

check for pregnancy

to

in

gained a belter understanding about things

at

the dairy

were

to

work. Cattle to the station

where

growth and production capabilities were

bull

herdsman,

"We

at

the animal stepped

up

the grocery store.

to get rid of

said.

to fertilize nearly all

of

ground each spring.

the

gave information

com and

like the

principle of

we computerized feeders how much each bull ate." Husz

Oneinteresting project tested

criteria

if

soybeans."

tomatoes could

grow in a greenhouse for their entire lifecycle. "The purpose was so farmers could grow tomatoes and vegetables year round," Moore said. Learning took place year round on the farm,

from the

birth of

harvest in the

which met specific

farmers to base

said.

Jim Husz. beef

same basic

a sale in the spring.

to

fami technician Scott Walk

After the test was complete, the bulls were

Academics

how

\ersus traditional crops like

said.

r

birds.

farmers

Institute. "It

said.

measured

to tell exactly

at

to

its

average daily gain, but

104 <

demonstrated

to a feeder, its

had a computer chip hung around

number was read and recorded, much code

environmentally sound

to research

ways of disposing of dead

decisions on regarding possible alternative crops

monitored electronically.

sold

each year. One reason for the poultry

was an important goal of many research projects conducted al the Alternati\e Crops Research

was another

producers brought their bulls

When

the

Finding new ways for fanners to make a profit bull test station

example of technology put

Each

clipping

was

the University's crop

certified artificial insemination

The University

neck.

-

operation

The compost was used

technicians.

their

litter

and castrating." Jayne Kiburz

dead chickens by composting." Moore

artificially

inseminated. Students enrolled in a course and

became

the treatment of the

five times

"We

said.

cows

all

Campbell Soup Co. contracted with

became important in the future, such as embryo transfer and artificial insemination." Put/ All

did

were

of pigs.

University to produce a flock of 39.000 chickens

cows.

that

UPC

"We

litter

said.

activities at the dairy, including ultrasound

equipment

however.

all bull,

project in a pork production course, students

teeth, vaccinations

said.

not

also produced sheep and hogs. ,As a class

assigned a

got to actually see what was supposed to

happen." Sara Baskett

bull."

The University farm was

In an

criteria didn't sell."

Allen said. "The

producer knew any bull that made the sale was a

good

for agriculture students to recei\ e hands-on. or

more appropriately hands-in experience.

any

that failed

bull test station director C. K.

water.

in the

"Any animal

consume

constantly to allow microorganisms to lo.xins

soundness, feed efficiency and temperameni uere offered for sale.

baby animals

fall.

in the

spring to

Area farmers and agriculture

students alike learned

how

to bring

new

Only those animals

technology to Old MacDonald's farm.

such as structural

J Susie Mires

1


AuslinNi

on ihe

;i;..

^hi :!l^k^^u.. >..:.! j I

dain, farm required milking

uoikingoiuhc Lnivcrsit) larm.Cou!, two times per day.

Mike McKitty tests soybeans as they are augered into a truck from the combine before being transferred to the Mar\ s ille MFA silos. In addition 10 so\beans. the Universit> also arew com and tomatoes.

ChemistnVPhxsics

Front

Row: Lauriston Elliott. Sue Fruchl. Patncia Lucido and Ed Row: James Lott. Jim Smeltzer. Richard Landes

Farquaar. Back

and Harlan Hiaainbotham.

Agriculture

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Best Paying Jobs at entry level:

$117,048

1.

Medicine

2.

Finance Analyst

-

$55,000 Information Services

3.

ummer jobs

-

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4.

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$47,000

7.

$43,262 $41,000 Consulting $40,000

8.

Conservationist

Paralegal

5.

up

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9.

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$30,000 10.

Social

Work

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$30,000

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Worst Paying Jobs at entry Flight

1.

level:

Attendant

-

Life Skills Instructor

2.

and acquire when seeking future employment

Internships allow students a chance to work in their field

$13,700 -

invaluable

skills

$15,000 Medical Technician

3.

-

sk any recent college graduale and sou

$19,000

would

impossible

$19,000

Journalist

7.

Dancer/Choreographer

was virtually major

For many students, being able the need

Beginning Teacher

$24,400 9. Computer Programmer $26,000 10. Biologist $29,000

Career Services

field

hor |oh-hunting students. Career Services

consisted of manual it

was

pnnided

"We

to gel a job out

of college was of utmost concern. At Northwest,

$24,200

for experience led to action.

Some

-

Fastest Growing Occupations: Computer Engineers

and Scientists

means of adding valuable points

to

their

respective resumes.

"You had to make yourself marketable, "Regina Van Rees said. Van Rees admitted that getting an internship was a definite concern of hers. "I wanted experience in sales," Van Rees said.

"Learning

my

to sell v\as the basis

of success

inf()niiatit)nal

ammunition.

helped establish a resume and cover

letter."

year. ( he

Montique, Career Services

Jill

employee,

file. It

students found internships to be an effective

-

1.

It

in a

lough to find a job.

$20,150

6.

job

labor and lawn care. Without experience,

$19,500

8.

same answer.

to find a

when your job experience

Accounting Clerk

5.

get the

-

Public Relations staffer

4.

)

said.

"During

a student's senior

was allowed to start a full credential

included references, transcripts and a

personal data sheet."

Although members to

there

was no

fee for staff

critique resumes, there

charge for typesetting,

if

was

a

needed. Students

could print letter-perfect sets of their resumes

on

a selection of 24- to

25-pound bond weight

paper.

"Resumes could disc

also be purchased

on a

which (students) could lake once they Northwest," Montique said. "We always

2.

Systems Analysts

for

3.

Physical Therapists

kept a copy here so they could order more

4.

Special Education

For Craig Kingery, the experiences with Southwestern Publishing Company had been preparing him for future

Although the best lime to set up a credential

Teachers Operations Research

5.

Analysts 6.

Occupational Therapists

7.

Preschool and

Kindergarten Teachers

Speech-Language

8.

Pathologists and

future."

left

extremely beneficial

in

employment. The company, which worked

Psychologists

10.

Construction

Managers

file

It

was always on

graduation. Career Services

opportunity to gain valuable experience.

seniors, said

For Kingery. the internships he did with Southwestern put him

in

charge of sales accounts

and employees. The summers found him

in

South

Carolina and Oklahoma. According to Kingery,

he

learned

plenty

from

his

time

with

Southwestern. Originally, though, he was only interested in the money.

had gained "The amount of experience through business transactions was more invaluable to me," Kingery said. "The odds of me getting a good job fresh out of college was

file."

was during the academic year of a studnt's was not just for

exclusively with college students, offered an

Audiologists 9.

through the mail.

"Become early on."

Montique. familiar with Career Services

Montique

said.

"The

earlier (a

student! got started on a resume, the

more beneficial

Any edge

it

in

much

was when he was a senior." the hunt for a full-time,

professional job was a benefit for graduating students.

1

SOURCE:

Fall 1993 Occupalional Outlook Quarterly forthe years 1992-

2005,

106

Academics

greatly

improved

as a result of

my

time with

Southwestern.

I

wouldn't have traded

that for

anything."

According

to

Kingery, the pay potential was

continued to page 109


LeRon hord and Philomina Harshaw souri

talk with

Army and

Guard

recruiter

during a job

Mis-

National

Tom

fair

Black

held in the

Union Ballroom. Hnipkners such as

Northwest

Financial. Kroger and the

Kansas City Zoo gave students the opportunity to learn

more about possible

job prospects.

Career Ser\ ices placenieni specialist

Jill

Moniique

gives Joel Hein/eriiih pointers

cover

on

letter.

his

resume and

Students

could consult career services tor help on linding internships, writing

resumes and looking for |obs openings.

Career

107


John Doe

Name; Avoid nicknames; use lull name or first name, middle inilial and last name. Remember to include an address and ptione so employers contact you letter.

II

i)

ttie

resume

Is

be able

to

500 North P

separated from the cover

you tiave two residences,

when you can be reached

will still

at

botli

list

each

and dates

Some

location.

City,

USA 00000

(000)555-1234 <— Objective:

Objective:

Give the employer a

brief

glimpse of how qualilications will benefit the ,

A

position which alk

mo

i

to uso m\'

b.ickeround '^

in

computer science f

company. Show employers what you can

.

to edit technical stories.

,

do

i, ..u ^ them, not what they can do .,

,

for

.

i

for

you.

Education: —Education: Very

Northwest Missouri State University Bachelor of Science:

important for most first-time

graduates. Include information such as university

May 19%

attended, degree(s) earned, major, minor(s),

Major: Journalism

GPA

Minor: Computer Science

GPA:

and date

of

graduation

Some

people

in-

clude job-related courses taken.

major 3.3, overall 3.2

Work Experience: Copy

Editor, City

«— Work

News Desk

some way,

The Daily Informer

800 Information VVav, BigTown,

Experience; Jobs

listed

here should,

relate to the position for

MO 64398

in

which you are

applying. Include information such as job

title,

com-

pany name and address, dates and duties performed

(818)355-1223

Itemize the significant details of those duties and

break them down

August 1994-May 1993 -edited stories for AP and Infonncr

into lists of action

phrases

style

-wrote news stories as needed -designed pages for publication -used various computer software and desktop publishing applications

Skills: -Computer

skills

include MacVVrite, Aldus PageMaker, QuarkXPress

-Photography, darkroom

*-

Skills: Include this section

applying.

These

the result of an

skills

if

you have special

the job for which you are

skills related directly to

skills

do not necessanly need

to

be

employment

Honors/Awards: -Dean's

List, Fall 1994,

Spring 1994,

Fall

-Honors/Awards:

1993

-Regional gold award winner, newspaper features writing

This section gives you a chance

to note special activities

accolades you would

you have participated

like

the employer to

in

or

know you

received.

References: References:These should include professional acquaintances who are reference

will

be

positive. Include job

title,

willing to talk with prospective

employers.

Be sure

to

have permission

to include

them on the resume and

that the

an address and a telephone number.

Ottier Considerations:

—» Be as persuasive as possible in the resume—you are trying to sell yourself and your skills. — Research the company and the qualifications the employer looking lor to tailer your resume to their needs. is

»

-» Keep the resume bnef enough

»

Resumes should be

to

fit

on one or two pages.

typeset quality on quality bond paper.

It

is

not necessary to use special colors or matching envelopes; most

resumes are photographed several

times dunng the hinng process.

-» There

is

no reason

to include

personal data such as height, age, weight, marital status or interests.

federal regulations.

Source: Purdue University On-Line Wnting Lab

108

Academics

In fact,

potential

employers cannot ask

for this information

due

to


ummerjobs

eat up coiiriniicd froni piii;c

also

a

I

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hL-netii,

lid oils

111 L'

lOh

nuide

"I

somewhere in ihe neighborhood ol SI5.()0() last summer." Kingery said. "The benefits of ihcse internships were definite!} worth ni\

lime."

Chris Hendren also parlieipaled

in

the

student-oriented intern program put on by

Southwestern.

He agreed

that the

program

w as extremely beneficial.

"The pay was

great,

and

I

learned so

much

about sales." Hendren said.

Career Services

offered

countless

They ranged from

internship applications.

environmentally -oriented jobs to internships with Congress. Job interviews and credential files

were an

integral part of the process ol

finding internships.

worked with m\ adviser

"I

to

miernshipsin Minnesota and Chicago."

.Adams

said.

"My

adviser

the availability ofjobs in

find

Kim

knew more about

my field than Career

Ser\ ices."

.Adamsadmiltedihai finding the internships

was a lot of work. "You've got to write

I

li)nst)f letters to tons

Adams said.

"Plus, it seemed like was constantly updating m) resume to

of people,"

make

it

fit

certain applications.

But. the

experience one could get from an internship

made

it

worth the time."

Brandy Maltbia interned

at

the federal

Reserve Bank ot Kansas City lor two years. Maltbia was a

member of

the

INROADS

Kansas City INC. program, an organization that

prepared minorities

in

academic and

corporate training.

"The idea was to intern for four \ears and work full time out of graduation," Maltbia said. "Over 2(K) corporatitins were

then

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Which to Start a Career


Maggie O" Riley and to perfect their

the other Bearcat Steppers strive

dance routine

in

preparation tor an

upcoming game. Between performances and practices, thev dedicated 2 hours a week to the organization.

As

a

way

Pittrich

to increase

jumps up to

stamina and accuracy. Jennifer

practice her blocking skills.

Many

Northwest athletes spent time improving theircondition during the off-season.

E\en though the football season was over, plaver Malcolm LeBlanc benches dumbbells as part of his off-season workout with the help of Ken Gordon. LeBlanc said he worked out four days ever) week.

110 ^Sports

Feature

2i'.',\


Building Bearcat I

appeared to most students that the off-season was a time for athletes to relax

t

and take a break from

some

students,

their sports.

many hours were

At Northwest,

this

was

truly not the case.

to stay

spent working to prepare for their athletic

endeavors. Regardless of the group or the reason, athletes and exercise went handin-hand. .\m\

was

.Allen, track

team

sprinter, said thire

time for a rest during the off-season.

little

She said although the actual track season did not begin until late in December, the track team had been first

in a rigid training

program from

the

had been

lifting

about three times a

week and running almost said.

"We

even.' day." Allen

spent most of our time working on

less

atliletes

much do whatever I wanted summer as long as I stayed in

could pretty

"I

during the

shape." Blizzard said. "But

it

was

not really

idea to do nothing."

For Maggie ORiley, stepper, the majority of her training emphasized during the

summer

months centered around cardiovascular work.

our endurance and getting our strength back up

0"Rile\ considered exercise to be essential

from the summer break." Becau.se they worked so hard during the

during the transition from off-season to

months preceding spent the

summer

Allen said sprinter, to

the

the season,

difficult for her, as a

little."

Allen said. "But

I

spent most of the time enjoying the break."

Training was not particular to sporting participants,

however. Se\eral members of the

Bearcat Steppers spent a large portion of their time exercising to keep fitness

was just

off-season as

it

performances.

as

in shape.

much

To them,

an integral part of their

was during

Some were

the highlight of their

very passionate

about their workouts. "It

seems

like

some of

the girls

of cross training, aerobics and

all

were doing

aerobics every minute of the day," Andrea

was an

round Cisper

of the girls did something."

and

it

w as

a necessity to be in to

good shape. we were

look our best w hen

performing," O'Riley said. .Athletic trainers also

get in

helped the athletes to

peak condition during the off months.

Players appreciated the job the trainers did.

"The

trainers

knew what w as

helped gi\e us a push

when

best for us and

things looked

bleak," Eric Klingensmith. football player, said.

"They also were there w hen we needed an ear." For many Northwest students, the "dog days" of summer did not exist. Whether it was running or

were

in\

lifting

olved

weights,

all

who

students

in athletic activities for the in

classes and turned the focus toward fitness.

was

individual effort, as the group only met a few

The

limes during the sunmier months to practice

belter transition into

new dance

programs.

routines and e\aluale each other's

year

shape." O'Riley

University took advantage of the break

Blizzard said. Blizzard said off-season training

in

to train

O" Riley said practice was \ery demanding,

"We wanted

have wrecked her sprinting fonn. run a

"But

said.

summer. Too much distance running could

lot

weights just to stay

lifted

have a solid training program during

"I tried to

did a

"I

dioose

By Jason

performance time.

tracksters

vacation relaxing.

was

it

many

in shape,

on

"the honors system."

much of a good

part of September.

"We

performances. Training was more or

In order

For

result

not only

fitter athletes,

Northwests

but a

athletic

Training

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Mark Rinehart and sidlinc

redshirt

Chad

Cullin stands on the

and watches the activity on the

shiiled players

were benched

field.

Red-

so they had a year to

develop physically.

During practice. Sean Thompson,

redshirt.

hangs hack

and bides time for an open receiver. Players who w ere red-shirted were given opportunities to practice

u

ith

the team.

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sidelines ithletes spent

much

of their college career hoping for that perfect spiral pass

Redshirting

or dunking the final two points to win the big game. Sometimes, however, instead

of wearing the Bearcat green and white, a year was spent as a red have

"Redshirting was the act of not participating

games during

in

4

a season

and everyone got one

When

redshirted athletes.

coaching staff took over, their number of

Northwest football offensive

quality athletes

line coach, said.

There were numerous reasons for redshirting

emergency

resulted from an the

main reason

situation;

"It

however,

for redshirting a player

was

"to

athletically,"

Tatum

Coaches did not

football

like

most coaches, didn't

make

to play,

"

When

like to play

Tatum

said.

"We

had

was going

not. If

If the talent level

team here

it

came

a

it

"In

On

amongst ourseKes.

it

to the

who

got

Genevieve

Tatum

this staff, It

we

was a

said.

athletes suffered medical

not participate in

discussed

it

total staff

Those players who did receive

problems and did

more than two games during

a

had few

liinitations.

The same

a red-shirt year

things were

season, they could be red-shirted for the

expected of them from the coaches as from the

remainder of the year. This would not allow

starters.

to play in

any games

in the

second half of

the season.

of the athletes that were redshnled said

was

it

beneficial to

them and

the

team. "It

ga\e

me

a year to grow."

.Adam Teale.

a

red-shirted freshman football player, said. "Not

only physicalK

and

Shockley

was "He made

decision."

to the kid."

Many

By

was

the head coach

ultimately responsible," the final call.

we owed

time of

on one person.

many programs,

team and

they believed

develop physically

gave us the

was too much

it

we knew

them

skills and

it

number of more improved

Northwest,

to decision

we had If

we were

at

contributions as a true freshman, then

him.

high,

to redshirt a large

responsibility to put

team) or

to help (the

he could help the squad and make big

to play

was

redshirted, the entire coaching staff

involved because

to

a conscious decision as a coach whether

or not the guy

to enhance

could

opportunity to redshirt more of our freshmen."

freshmen hut we had one or two w ho were

good enough

we

depended on the quality

said. "It really

the freshmen. Since e.xtra

athletes.

number of our freshmen."

gave us the chance

said.

like to play first-year

freshmen, preferring for them to have an

"We,

Tatum

many

for our prograin if

of our athletes.

year to develop and mature.

true

was good

redshirt a large

opportunity

was down so they did not have

the opportunity to redshirt

players, including academics or injuries that

athlete an

Northwest's new

time that they could red shirt," Bart Tatum.

give a person an extra year to develop

'">

allows an

shirt.

have a pre-determined number of

to

,

but

it

ability to play the

The number of

also

advanced

game of

athletes a

\aried trom sear to \ear.

my

skills

football."

team could redshnt

The coaches

did not

"The starters ne\ er made the athletes that were freshinen fcuuball players who were red shirted feel excluded." Teale said. "I lifted

weight room, practiced

weights

in the \ arsity

w

team and dressed up

ith the

football

was

for all the

games. The onl\ thing

travel with the

I

home

couldn't do

to away games." may base resulted

team

Redshirting an athlete

many games warming

the bench, but

it

in

also

allowed overall impro\ement and maturity,

enhancing Bearcat performance.

4^

Redshirts^ll3


Rallying Athletes Northwest

Brom

baseball to track. Northwest had plenty of teams, and chances were there

was someone who Hach spcclalor had

liked to watch

own

his

them

reason lor

aitending Norlhvvcsl's games, but one thing

faitlifully

followaiid

support their

almighty Bearcats

was common among them a great time. Ever>' sport

all

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

had

its

the

However, clearly the

well.

circle of

wasn't for the football team." said.

Because he spent most of

his

weekends

in

Maryville, Osalkowski often found himself football

at

games.

"The games were kinda tun. actually," said. "I went with some of my

Osalkowski

By Jason Cisper

fraternity brothers,

the

and

game just became

after a while,

going to

a kind of ritual for us."

was good

to see the

Washburn game," Osalkowski "You had to go to the games to catch that

kind of action."

be a favorite pastime.

"The games were

really competitive."

Balm

His true passion, however, was basketball.

"The basketball team always put on a great show," Balm

said.

"They

detlnitely

the front

said his favorite seat

friends

games were

tiine."

were

them

and

really talented,

in action,"

Heck

really fast-paced.

I

it

was

"The the dunks

said.

liked

and the action." Heck,

like

Balm, said "seeing

all

the other

student groups united to support the teams really excellent."

was

She said the games were also

some steam. my mind off things for a while," Heck said. "And of course, it was always fun to see the home team good way to get out and "The games were good

their players,"

Although the reasons

games "I

was always

row so he could "scream

team and heckle

Feature

sat together

let

off

for taking

at the

know

all

the guys got

crowd," Balm

in

other

and he liked

differed, they

for attending the

tended to revolve

around the idea of team support.

gave the

fans something to cheer about."

Balm

guys

"There was a good mix,

win."

said.

114^^ Sports

"My

great to see

a

For Mike Balm, football games also proved to

said.

look forward to, but he would have gone to games even if the team was not as successful. "The conference games were definitely more exciting, but I would have still gone to watch a losing team play," Balm said. "I guess it was because I loved basketball." Michelle Heck was also an avid fan of the men's basketball team. Since she knew several

did get to see Bobby Bearcat gel beat up

a fan at the

said.

the football players

the court.

"They deserved it." The games were entertaining in other ways well, Osalkowski said. "I

by

all

Balm said he traveled to watch the team play when the games were relatively close. He admitted play-off games were something to

team have a winning

record," Osalkowski said.

as

way

of the players, she enjoyed watching them on

Osalkowski said the games were very entertaining and action-packed. "It

the

and everyone usually had a good

and basketball were

Saturday afternoons would ha\ e been it

was cool

and so-on," Balm

football

Jim Osalkowski

"It

sat together, all the fraternity

most popular.

pretty dull if

play. observe the other students' participation as

games were

faithful followers.

"My

tS^

to

pumped up by

a

good

said.

Likewise, the fans were able to get some

enjoyment out of watching as

well.

i


Mirroring the referee's signal

of

"touchdown." fans in the

end

/one celebrate

Ambrows Moreland's interception

and

touchdown.

Much

to the

delight of the lans. the pla>

made last

the

game

..lied a 1

\

the

in

minute of

41-33

lomecoming ictory

over

Missouri Southern.

Sigma

Phi [ipsiioii riiciiibcrs, line Huggiii. Jolt Sniilh and

I".

J.

.Sha\ iioig

mi\ school

spiril

and

Christmas cheer as they support the Bearcats during a December basl<etball game. Greeks and independents appeared

Throngs

ol lans

at

games occasionally

sporting unusual outfits.

cheer duruig a Bearcat touchdown

luiiiicrous victories

mcreased attendance

at

al loolball

Rickcnhrode Stadium. Close scores and izames.

Fans

^#115


i

Cans

Jolleyball He^s

^B ntering had

his senior year with only

make

a decision to

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;play

back one

He

last time,

took a semester off but returned

opted

one semester of eligibiUty

and watch

first

look

to play later after taking a

Jolley. a 6-fool 9-inch. 26()-p(nind Bearcat.

'Cats

"I

thought

it

I

However,

talked about

better to

keep

ball strive

in

the decision

Jolley

come back

"Once or twice

for

victory

He

Elliott

workout.

He

lifted

workouts and "1

to

his eyes set

it

ran.

NCAA rules.

Bachelor of Science," were among his goals, according

just

me."

For the most

was

consultant.

in

games and

also.

who was Men's

missing,

basketball

player to replace Jolley during his time

move

out

program analyst or

He wanted

move

to

to

be closer

to

missed his experience and

asked

a different look

v,

He

"Computer science he

inside

Jt)lley said.

more

to graduate.

on him than the average player.

took a

lot

a very

good

of discipline, the time

out. he

would

v\in the

is

changing so

old. Jolley

He began

fast

you

whole career,"

was more than ready

his college career at

decided to take some time

off.

That

lime turned into two years.

Then to

the "Cats

attending graduate

Penn State where he attended school for two and one-half years; when things did not work

he put into training gave him time think about goals.

He had hoped

i)f

basically stay in school your

At 25 years

However, Tappmeyer said he had demeanor about the whole thing. it

also had intentions

seminars to stay updated.

playing ability. big and very visible and had

me and

about setting up computer systems."

school, after working for a while, and going to

off.

his

ith his

me

Jolley said.

recruit a

Tappmeyer said. Tappmeyer said when Jolley came back

gave the team

company.

"Businesses and individuals came to

leadership,"

116

a

Jolley intended to open his ov\ n

I

in practice," Jolley said.

team missed him

Although

become

his sister.

not the only one

fouls called

to Jolley.

After graduation, he planned to East and

part. Jolley

head coach. Steve Tappmeyer. did not

He was

that

in the rec center,"

missed the competition

"We

and get

nice piece of paper that says Brodrick Jolley,

was

own.

He was

on a degree.

""(To) pass everything, graduate

weights, did basketball

missed competition

the

intended to stay focused throughout the

kept in shape by extending his pre-season

(Ml his

By Sarah

played

I

the

to its ability.

semester on more than basketball. Jolley had

meant Jolley had

team becau.se of

Jolley said. "But mostly

later.

The computer science major and math minor

and

it

during

shape on his own. Jolley could not

practice with the

Rick Jolley

he also had goals off the court.

so the

left

conference season," Jolley said.

basket-

left.

and play

His goals were not just basketball oriented;

down and

sat

would be

first

with his coaches. envisioned some great "15" and

team playing up

to gi\ e the

had a semester of eligibility

coaches and

watch

at the situation

'Cats a different look.

helping

later or

in

June 1993, he was fortunate enough

be able to

By

come

to

Northwest, Jolley

taking the time to

make

said.

decisions and

conference championship and be part of the

focus on the future as well as athletics. Jolley

national tournament.

took Northwest by storm.

Sports Feature


Rick Jolley

works on free

his

throw shot

at practice.

During the time Jolle> took off.

saving his

last

semester of

ehgibhty for the conference

tournament, he

was unable

to

practice with the

team

because of

NCA.'V

Rick Jolley

rules.

117


Ezra Whorlcy gels for a sprint at

track kept

him

set

before he gtH;s out of the blivks

Rickenbrode Stadium. Whorley in

shape and increased his speed

smi.\

diirnis;

the football season.

Attacking Missouri Southern defense, Ambrose

Moreland plays during the Homecoming game. Moreland was a defensive tackle on the football team and a shot-putter on the track team.

Two-sport athletes Ezra Whorle\ and .Ambrose Moreland were two students who juggled football, track and studies. Pressure on two-sport athletes was high.

118

Sports Feature


Playing roles two

laying

was never

sports at once

easy, whether as a professional or an

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

Bo he knew. A Httle Ambrose Moreland knew and found the amateur. Just ask -*.

"^

>i

^

Whorley. a Bcarcal gridder and discovered

home

look lime and patience lo be a

it

iwo-sporl alhlele.

His

and track

t'ooiball,

"Track helped

me

Whorley

something

that

frusiralions.

I

I

run taster, so

il

said. 'Football

liked. ..it lei

me

went with

was

60 minutes and not

my

take out

Division

get in trouble for

il."

not get into trouble unless being

II

football players

He played

in

the

was considered

Although the love of the game made athletes

and study. Moreland said

finding the time U) play two sports

"Il

Moreland

hard. ..it

was

like basically al

night

I

"During off-season for

opponent because

football,

work

v\ere

uc

"My arm

just threw

got tired but

morning, and did not end

who

track, did not

I

who

said.

participated in \olle\ball

had

in the

until late at night.

schedule was so spreatl out that

I

that

was

had

lo quit the track team.

to stop playing

study.

My

left

over lo

dt)

homework and

grades began lo slide just a

School was more important

my

choice was easy

to

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

me

little.

than sports

volleyball or track in order lo keep up with

weary as Moreland day early

have the time

two sports because it was so time consuming," Polls said. "I never "I

uiuild

I

had

to quit

my

course-load."

Some

athletes

play multiple

start the

how good

were so

I

rest for the

my my

a

got stronger."

There was no

didn't matter

Moreland

better,"

By Sharon

thai in

work harder than

il

success

Johnson

or as good as

keep

it

was supposed to so that it could build up. The next day when threw, my performance was

found out. He would

me

lo

was, there was always somebody oul there

had any time

lilted

trying to get I

had

I

required to play, study and keep up her grades.

16-pound weight (for shot put) 60 times

day," Moreland said.

"My

a player: lo

that

and

two sports

quicker and stronger: hut for track

I

head as

knew

for

weights for

lift

of players around the

lot

better than

I

.She eventually

weights, ran and did agility

better;

athletes sacrifice

was

my whole

said.

training for Moreland's

had to go

I

studied,"

quite different from each other.

the

were

Heather Potts,

was

The

that

me and

was

was

difficult.

day was taken up and then

I

p.m. and as soon as

1

Moreland said. "Il was a lol of hard work and il look a lot of dedication to put all that into two sports." Moreland did mind the time he put in and it gave him an extra something to become better. world

Football League and Arena teams.

find the lime to play

"Track

started at

"There were a

Snow Bowl and

from the NFL, Canadian

attracted scouts

Moreland

6 p.m.,"

football,"

tor

nationally recognized as one ol the premier

trouble.

after

His day did not get any easier as he had to

finished with that

would beat up on somebody

Whorley did

sport

9 a.m. and wouldn't gel

practice lor track and otf-season football drills.

kepi him in shape tor the tootball season.

toolball,"

at

sometime

until

said.

was always

love

firsl

time to

leave for classes

Irackslcr.

Two-

home, Ezra Whorley and "just do it" in two sports.

closer to

had

spiirts.

tii

sacrifice in order to

While st)mc student

athletes ihri\ed under the pressure put

them, others

knew when

.Athletes stayed

when

to call

il

upon

make a trade off. competitive and some knew to

quits for the "lo\e of the szame."

Two-Sport Athletes

^

^iF".,

IIC


Tesfing waters Overdue enovations

provide a taste of

Ihe Foster Aquatic Center had

year

round By

problems, but with the renovations of the

Wilt had classes there and claniied the pool

Many forward

had water aerobics

1

of "94). there were places

was broken so

plaster

a pool

s\\ iin in

v\

last

the biUtonis of their leet

many

students were excited and looked

changes

to the

that took place at the

aquatic center.

sear

here the

"It

a lot of students had to

wear water shoes in the pool to keep active in the class." Johnna-Kaye Schuster said. Since then, many changes had taken place. The renovation of the pool was a slow process, but there were

where

got roughed up."

said.

"was slimy." "Whenever

was not only good

for the college

students, but also the Maryville

Lacey Morris

made on

said.

"Any

community."

positive changes

the cainpus reflected

on the

community." Although

all

the inconveniences

were not

appreciated, the newly renovated pool was.

positive results. There

were many problems with the aquatic center

Students looked forward to using the new

Bob Lade. Northwest Coordinator of Campus Recreation,

condition again.

becau.se toes

Courtenay

its

students were happy to take a dip.

"The boilom of the pool w as ne\ or clean. Martha Will

(fall

summer

many

pool,

were getting

cut.

facility

and were glad

to

ha\e the pool

in

good

said.

Hill

"One problem

\sith the

pool was the cracking

and yellowing of the basin." Lade wasn't leaking:

Because of layers

was

it

was

this, a

new

all

said. "It

mainly esthetic.

process using fiberglass

used.

There were many things renovating the pool.

was between

One

to consider

when

of the decisions inade

a 25-year guarantee with

fiberglass or a two-year guarantee using plaster.

Another change

in the

replacement of the sand

pool was the filters,

"something

that

hadn't been done since 1980." Lade said.

The roof of

the aquatic center

was

also

\

water

aerobics class

redone because of leaking. Future plans

leanis line

consisted of painting the inside of the potil and

dancing moves

the walls during the

summer. Despite

renovations, the Foster Aquatic Center suffered

no major drawbacks.

from

a

fclkm

student. Class

members participated in

"The changes were necessary because the deterioration of the pool area was getting out of hand," Eric Sipes said. "No one wanted to

120

Sports Feature

a variety of

water activities.


1^.

l)i

Hill i}<ib()

swims

a

lew laps

in the

renovated Foster

Aquatic Center. The aquatic center was renovated to

make

the pool safer

and more enjoyable for the student

body.

iU/>y/

m^^^'I.

vÂŤ>

Se\ cral studL-nts cnjo> an altcrnoon su

nil ai

the Foster

Aquatic Center. The pool had a few hours of open sw im every day as well as holding water aerobic classes.

Don

Ferrec dunks ihc ball ihrough the hoop during a

free-swim session

at the

aquatic center underwent redoinsj the roof

Foster Aquatic Center.

many

The

renovations including

and relayering the basin of the pool.

Pool

121


In prcpaialion lor the

iipcuminu Bcncdiclinc game,

basketball player Aulunin Weaker lugs on her shoe laces. Durability

athletes cited

and

a

good

when choosing

Laced up and ready

to go.

fit

were factors many

tennis shoes.

women's

hasketball players

wait on the sidelines for their turn on court. Although players bought their

same

own

shoes, they

all

bought the

st\le to look consistent.

Kipp Feldt and Stephen Marotti use their Nikes lojump moat during a track invitational at Rickenbrodc

a

Stadium.

Due

to

budget cuts, most atheletes were

required to buy their

122 JWSports

own

Feature

shoes.


Tying Knot down, grasped the overused shoe strings, and tied them allowing any room for an ankle to rotate. Convinced it was secure, the of the game ahead. athlete quickly tied the final knot and anticipated the challenge n athlete bent

Proper

tightly, not

Shoes affected the performance athletes

aid. "I

ol nian>

my

the field, court or track.

on

"Shoes were the most important

Don

athlete could o\\ n."

and track runner,

article

shoes had

in training, the

to

was

would hold up through a support

my

said. "Attractiveness

be

blisters

find a

"A

lot

from bad shoes so

good

kids

for a shoe thai

lot

of mileage and

still

"I

Furry said.

A

last for

lot

I

ran.

my

Another aspect when finding the perfect "It

did not

my

According and

fits

was miporlani

funding was

Baca

in

she)c

seeking was

if

the shoe

W Turner.

shoe did not

was

u w

as

track and

a contract with

Nike." Steve Tappmeyer. men's basketball said.

""We had good success

past for the tlurability

in the

and the price was

reasonable.'"

work to Turner, becau.se

of the styles

each brand had. most athletes relied on

li\e pairs at a lime

purchased a new pan" c\cr\ three

months because of

Ron DeShon. women's

of the team sports were tbrtunate to

head coach,

Sport lit.

athletes to

of the expense due to

"The basketball team had

a dilfeivnce

said. "If the

cuts.""

all

receive contracts from shoe companies.

fit.

make

owned about

all athletes;

Annette

cross-country head coach, said.

Many

several ditfercnt pairs of shoes for one spoit, "I

comfort By

sports participants. Northwest did not

budget

in the heel.""

heel

"

not going to

provide

style of

a particular brand name."

"Most programs had asked man\

loot rotated.""

a Nike. C"onverse or what.""

Shop owner,

almost every customer. Most

to

pay for some or

an entire season.

of support

"Support for

because when

and the look of the shoe

variance to the sport played.

shoe.""

looked for a

and

name," Turner

and asked for a particular

in

provide shoes for

to

Athletes searched for shoes that were

durable enough to

came

many

was imporianl

the brand

Shoes for athletes were a costly expense for

of people got

it

offerfoot

protection

"Most shoes sold on

foot."" Elisa Koch, track and cross

country runner, said.

guess they (shoes)

up.""

w as important

lookmg

basically

shoes

had

contributor to athletic shoe sales last year.

said.

durable and comfortable. "1

I

I

Besides usefulness, appearance was a key

Furry, cross country

Because many athletes knew the importance shoes had

spikes for racing. So

added

an

had shoes for training and then

the v\ear

and

and

to lour tear.""

Furr\

The

price

many

steep, especially

more than one

athletes

when

had

to

pay was

they were involved in

sport. In order to

keep from

twisting ankles and getting blisters, athletes

decided

to pa> the price

ihem tram

when

ihe shoes helped

lo the best of their abilil>

Shoes

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to

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mourn-

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a

children hail Jusi finished hreakfasi.

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around the heartland I

Murrah

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ploded, ripping off the building's facade, de-

here w.is e\eii a ™

source of 1

worker

windows

disaster,

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lime as

lakes loheara ihundei-

it

dead

of rubble. The \ielims

in

and around ions

— from

18-monlh-old

— never knew what

hit

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o

lo die after the

heeame

a

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center fell into the Social Security office

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her death, he li\ed.

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Cross reference

'

students were there to

them.

Pit.'

second

llie

for another

donor

The

g

Oklahoman. Through

heart

Danielle Bell lo 73-year-old minister Charles llurlburl

among

N

and only rescue

first

Haifa do/en buildings nearh\ and shalienng

elap. 168 people laid

.

Rebecca Anderson, ihe >

molishing one-lhird of the siruelure. ralilmg

as far as a mile a\\a\

lile

d e a d

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v\

damage

itness the response by the eil\

of the Alfred P.

around the country

town area were said

few days after the bombing for a Sci-Fi Club

to

have been damaged,

arris

ed

al

Oklahoma

leadership convention, said he

ings collapsed.

the numberofdisasterrelief funds

just thai of

enlailed

one Midwestern

more than

The

city.

incident

City a

w as impressed by and projects

in

the works. Atkins said his experiences also brousiht the disaster

I

(

covering an one-square mile area. Ten build-

The damage, however,

"When met somebody there who experienced

and people from

Damage estimates were in the billions. Nearly 330 businesses in the Oklahoma City down-

Ash Atkins, who

home.

Murrah Federal Building. This shows the

bomb exploded

after the car

the

bombing aftermath

to me.""

I,

it

all

seemed more

real

Atkins said.

Though

the event

was traumatic,

lived on. Unfortunately for

the honific

the city

images shown before them

story and picture

still

America, however, in

every

the gutted federal building or

the fireman and the

habv

— lixed on

as well.

shot right at the hearts of millions across the

country and swept away

much

of .America's

sense of security.

The

incident had

for the killers.

the ties

Two

FBI agents on

the search

suspects in connection to

bombing had been

established by authori-

only a few days after the attack. That

disco\ erN shocked the country as well, for the

alleged bombers were not foreign terrorists as

expected, but Americans.

Michigan native Timothy McVeigh, the

al-

Ten\

leged mastermind of the crime, and

Nichols faced a grand jury indictment for

bomb made from

building ihe

am

ferlih/er

fuel oil.

McVeigh,

a Gulf

War

veteran,

lanky, quiet, yet angry, man.

most

part, a

He

was a

tall,

was. for the

nobody. But he and Nichols be-

most wanted men in the country. Their idealogical beliefs led them to plan their

came

the

relatixely small-time affair that

had huge

re-

sults.

Though

the incidenl shallered the hearts of

Oklahomans,

many

the catastrophe inspired

others to send their love and support to the

Heartland.

Rescue teams worked around the clock

to

recover the dead and the w Dunded. Church and

volunteer organization

mone\

to

members

help rebuild the

raised

downtown

area.

FBI agents lead Timothy McVeigh, a Gulf War veteran, to a waiting car. McVeigh was charged as one of the bombing suspects in the explosion that destroyed the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building The force of the blast tore off the building's facade and sent it flying 50 feet across the street and killed 168 men. women and young children.

National

News

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1996

flie

In

Iowa

il

was Dole.

In

New Hampshire

Delav\aic

In

ii

was Forlus

il

nominalion in the piesidenlial eleclion of was anyone's race.

haiiel.

\Ui\

changing places,

tion.

Although he did

siphoned

From

Boh

iioniiiKi-

Buchanan's second place

bandwagon. campaign took

appeal

lis

dead

heal,

can nominee was

a

like

other pninar\

iiiosi

eleclioiis:

somelimes

sometimes

fierce,

and somelimes

feisty

lier\

then on. the Dole

Despnc aiice as a

ihe race for Republi

Iowa caucus, con-

v\in the

from Dole's

fuel

MM(i. n

Leadei

Dole, was forecast as a shoo-in lor the ser\ ati\e hard-liner Pal

I

conslanllN

was

ihroughoul the campaign lor the Repiiblic.ui

Front-runner, Senate Majoriis

frightening, depend-

|Mimary elections. Buchanan, a

ing on the perspecti\ e

former aid for both Ronald Reagan and Richart! Nixon, took first in New Hampshire with 27

of the candidates.

backseat

ui the

percent. Close behind

was Dole with 26

percent.

Texas Sen. Phil

Gramm

ihe race

left

Delaw are, millionaire and publishing tycoon Steve Forbes, who continually pushed his tlat-ta.x

shortly after taking

plan, took a victory of 33 percent. Dole, again,

Iowa Caucus.

In

took a second place finish with 27 percent.

Throughout

the primaries, former

"common guy"

place

the

in

was only a matter

of time before

one

contender would stand

tall.

persona complete

with red fiannel shirts kept him

in the election

spotlight by taking close thirds in

Iowa and

most capable contender

Colin Powc

New

Hampshire and a fourth place spot in Delaware. As Dole and Buchanan raced for primary wins in Arizona and the Dakiitas, Alexander declared him.self as the

fourth

It

Tennessee

go\ernor and education administrator Lamar Alexander held on as the dark horse of the Republican race. His

Colin Powell declined a bid for the

presidency on a November af-

Boh Dole speaks

to Bill

chilly

for the

ternoon

a senator for

1

Clinton,

who

ran virtually

election

Alan Keyes lined the bottom 1)1 ilic \i>icr

1996 Election Buchanan.

unopposed

in the

kind of

Democratic nomination. "Know your ABCs:

soulless hotel ball-

Alexander beats Clinton," he

room where cam-

said.

The other candidates kept a low profile. Corpoentrepreneur Morry Taylor, Rep. Bob Dornan, Sen. Richard Luijar and talk show host rate

ui his ihird presidenlial campaign. Having slarled his polilical career in in the House of Represenlalives from 1961 through 1969 and had been more than 20 years. The 73-year-old Dole was the oldest candidate in the

951. Dole served

race for presidenl.

paigns go to die.

lican leader of the 20th century."

The men and women who weighed the decision with Powell said there was no one factor and no

the presidency in 1980 and 1988.

one moment

that

made

the decision for

him

— not

even the rampant rumor of his wife. Alma, makIn his exit speech,

and convictions career

all

the

that

more

people heard

all

the qualities

made Powell's character and fascinating: a military man

with a social conscience; a black

who

New

attracted white Southern voters

Executive Officers; and the

Yorker

a white horse"

a rural area."

in

a

huge in

Powell shocked the nation when he announced he

126

lor presidenl.

Mini

Mag/Ads

said.

"He seemed

to

and he had extensive

helping to lead our country."

"I

we needed White House," Hawkeye Wilson. College

thought he had leadership which

in the

Republican president,

said.

"He had been

in

He knew how

Con-

to get

things done.""

Dol.

more than 20 years. Bob Dole had been

he

mine, coming from

College Republicans were also supporting

Although finishing the

lor fans.

rural cities

Bob Dole because

to

folk."

gress for about 35 years.

Seeking the presidency of the United States for Colin Powell signs his autobiography "My American Joumcv"

Kansas town,

Dole.

said to be a

— inspired

for

Casey Seitz

experience

most Americans. )b

would have voted

"I

had a background similar

kept gays

only the eyes of his colleagues, but

Ihe hearts of

a small

around northwest Missouri.

"common

man who

This relative political unknown

trust in not

Dole was from Russell,

play to the

long as they provided nurturing homes.

man on

He was hoping

for the presidency in his third try in 1996.

and Chief

out of the military but endorsed gays as parents as

"black

Dole. Senate Majority Leader, challenged for

and was popular with students from

ing the decision for him.

would not nan

nNiH

called "a

towering figure" and "the most enduring Repub-

mary

in

New Hampshire

second place close

pri-

to first-place Pat

Buchanan. Dole was stepping up the process to be elected as 43rd president of the United States.


Shutting down the goverment cause

Lack of a budget G(nernnient Shutdown

open dining ("hnstmas because of the generosity of

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milhon. to

many gov-

that

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facilities

were

empUn ees gi\ en an earh

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were

laid

shutdow n and

50,000 were put out of work during lie

second. National

/ere closed

monuments

because the go\ern-

lenl could not afford to keep

them

Mount Rushmore was

kepi

pen.

budget

jury to explain the mysterious

appearance of several billing

funded most of the government. The

records two years after ihey had

House of Representatives was

been subpoenaed.

was passed

suc-

was

in

fell

lell

the

shutdown esen though there

documents help exwork Hillary did for the Madison Guaranty Savings & Loan which was owned by James

The

still

not a eoneieie hiklgel plan.

McDougal,

Many Americans

to struggle

with a solution.

Congress wanted

$245

billion tax cut

to

include a

over the next

se\'en years. Clinton's plan

asked

and crunches

for less of a cut

in

the Clinton's busi-

ness partners in the Whitewater

the crunch of the budget prob-

lems while the government contin-

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limbo while they lought

over numbers.

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The go\ernment was affecled

real

in

a

cessful in their attempts to avoid the

and Vice President Al (iore

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that

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Dole. House Speaker Newt (Imgnch. President Bill ("linioii country

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of the

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unanswered,"" Linda

Simpson stood trial for the murders of Nicole Brown-Simpson and Ronald Goldman.

,lonessaid."l thought

Being labeled as the

loLind giiiltv.

I'ioiii

Ik'io.

(

)

J.

drew more media

court case

The outcome of this

other.

no

of the century.""

"trial

the

attention than any

became one

trial

felt

convict, the defense collected

ing issue. issue

Photo by Chris Tucker

enough

The

trial

area around

the TV

was

race

the

overwhelm-

turned into a black vs. white

ily.

between friends and

of joy and groans of disgust as students

innocent.

J.

tilled the

Spanish Den

"The media seeined

Simpson be declared

race issue, but

The decision ended the SI 2 million, 17It uas a case that would leave .Ameri-

month

trial.

cans

ith

vv

watch O.

a couple lasting images:

a

\v

hite

Bronco leading a police chase and Simpon "the murder gloves" in court.

thought that the

"I

killed the

trial

was

ted

to turn a

murder

trial

loss in

said.

mother of

the

his children or her friend.""

the murders.

The

murders or

who knew

lot

pay

his

his legal fees.

not. he

would be

the t)nly

century

of questions

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;one

truth.

It

was

the

would never be

that

one

w hoever may

the truth. Until he. or

one would know the

thought that there were a

compensate for

to help

have been involved, disclosed their

reactions dif-

fered.

Subways/

money and

people" s minds whether

on "I

Simpson sold

these events. O.J.

Although there would always be doubt in Simpson committed

into a

did not believ e that he could have

Simpson of

all

television interviews to

a tactic used to

LeVan Buckner

After a three-hour deliberation, the jury acquit-

Ford trving

I

During

books, videotapes, family photographs and

divide black and while.""

anlicapating the verdict. Yelps

I

outcome was

the

The trial ended, another trial came about. ,\ civ trial was instigated by the Nicole BrownSimpson estate and the Ronald Goldman fam-

lamilv vwis drawn. Students waited patiently, surrounding the couch

il

il

trial,

a tliviiling line

ani.i

but

d c n c e

but

ev iticiice

prove otherwise.

rhroughoul the

I

just."

he prosecution battled to develop the evidence to

to

\

he was guilty, then

over one year, people were drawn to then television scl.s, newspapers and magazines. .\s l-or

t

c

couldn't jirovc that

that

iewer could predict.

\

would he

he

that

this

secret, nii

of the

trial

fors^ottcn.

trains face attacks

Religious cult, movie take blame tor separate deaths One

gassing

person was killed

in the acci-

dent while 70 others were injured.

The .Aum Shinrikyo religious cull allegedly released poison gas into a

Tokyo subway

in

March 1995. The

The accident happened because two sections of rail

together.

A wire

was

more than 5.000. The cull denied any connection with the Tokyo attack.

light to fail

a notice to prevent the accident.

In a series of highly-publicized

employee had tampered with

raids, the police

uncovered hidden

laboralories. Police said

most certain the

cull

il

was

al-

had spent the

installed, causing

warning

a

and not giving engineers

.Xri.vona

knowledge about railroad tracks that would have been needed.

jersey

.Amtrak train derailed while

The

city

Among

MARC

the

dead were the

engineer and two con-

ductors. Eight youths returning

Job Corps program

served as the main terminal for the

from

line.

West Virginia were

a

'Money

Maryland A Eleven people were killed

in

a

fiery crash between a Maryland commuter train and an Amtrak locomotive in Silver Spring, Md. The accident occurred Feb. 16

was

subway set

bums

on

in

also killed.

Train"

clerk,

whose booth

died from the

fire,

he suffered Nov. 26.

In the

lease,

Nov. 24

"Money

Snipes and

theatrical re-

Train,""

Woody

Wesley

Harrelson

portrayed subway cops on the

tigators reported a signal that should

trail

Whenoneof the

have warned the Maryland com-

mable

slammed

muter train engineer to slow dow n as

trains

jumped

the tracks,

it

across a remote desert region in Ari-

shearing off the side of one car.

front of the other train,

rounding the accident, rescue efforts

plunge off a 30-fool-high bridge.

were hindered. .Ambulances and he-

Because of the marshland

he approached the

Amtrak

The train, en route from Miami to Los Angeles, had three cars

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J.

doors did not

during a snowstorm. Federal inves-

into the

128

and from Hoboken. N.

exit

and

267 people were being carried zona.

to

emergency

Two New Jersey commuter trains collided, killing three people

injuring lOOothers.

An

passen-

the

past couple of years assembling the

the chetnical used in the attacks.

fifty

the

open.

FBI

track because of the extensive

New

in to trans-

gers were on the two trains heading

investigators believed a railroad

ingredients needed to produce sarin,

were brought

Three hundred and

a

metal bar was removed which held

attack killed 12 people and injured

licopters

port passengers to the hospital.

sur-

train

oncoming

was relocated

as a part

of a

man who sprayed

liquid

and

set

it

on

Bob Dole and

Sen.

flamfire.

police

placed some of the blame for the attack

on the movie, but denied

transit

reporting nine

of an overhaul of signals along the

officials

Maryland Rail Commuter line. Offiwere also concerned with whv

other such attacks in the five

cials

it,

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1980s was described as the decade

business gone bad with

its

hostile takeovers

deal as

ol

and

its

corporate mergers

dollars, the

I

nion

corporate America announced more

in

move to get bigger had

Corporations merged

Because Apple had trouble competing with

Warner-Turner. Disne> -Capital Cilies/ABC" and

allowed corporations

CBS-Westinghouse, almost an\ combination entertainment was possible.

throw ing them an anti-trust

results

were memorable,

i.ikc

ai icasl, in

medialand: Larry King met the Aninianiacs,

tor truckers

Media companies were

in

Ihal

not the only ones thai

did not

followed the trend, financial service imlusiiics

Chemical and Chase meri;cd

like

in a

.S

1

IBM

to join

and the much-hyped Windows

9.^

b\

company was at the bought out by IBM. Canon,

Microsoft, the smaller

mercy of gelling

Oracle .Systems or Sony.

Employees of such big companies might lo.sers as well. The trend of

ha\e become the

downsizing and layoffs did accompany the

merger trend as companies

forces wiihoiii

such as

suit.

order to

was primarily because the government think that such moves by American busi-

tried lo cut costs,

AT&T

which laid off thousands save money and compete.

Whether or not

the

move

to

in

merge was

labeled as bad business or better business, the

nesses wiuild create monopolies.

Of course, in the game of trying to gain as much

billion

il

computer market.

liiileiodouiili

Mickey Mouse met Peter Jennings and refrigeramet David Letterman. With newly-created corporations like Time

The

,uiil

someone had to lose. In the coniwas ,\pple (^impuier Inc..

wiih only a 10 perceni share of the personal-

the billions ol

order to donimaie ihc

in

|iossinie.

piiler industry,

American market, compete in a globalized economy, support smaller subsidiaries and provide new products and services for consumers. .Stockholders wanted more profits and a bigger slock, consumers demanded better products from them and the gov ernment in a deregulation trend

than $270 billion worth of mergers overs.

.l^

in a SI. 2 billion deal.

grabbing some quick cash.

and company consolidation. In 1995,

and Cipsco

Although the mergers totaled

leveraged buyouts, then the "OOs was the decade

of business gone big with

ciini|iamcs like

ilid electric uiiln\

lileclric

concept of being big was for the history books.

Controversies cause national concern Public passes judg M'^i-ph

\.Tin

XTilli.^n

f>n

licipanls to pledge

self-reliance

On

Oct.

1

(i.

1

996, the largest

rights gathering

in

civil

history con-

t^v'orx

spect for

ihemsehes

and reclaiin

women.

ihino frcsm

In the

we

^nn iricn lo nnr He

had killed three people, wounded 23

words of

white America that

ill

task force assigned lo the case.

to

their re-

others and

one man, the focus of the march was

show

citTt'

still

remained

at large.

In April, a mail

bomb

fornia forestry lobbyist. In June, he

onciliation."

and come together as a whole.""

threatened lo blow up an airliner.

Farrakhan organized the

spiritual

communing of an estimated inore than 400,000 black men of all ages. The crowd that gathered on Washington Mall

Man

was

Maya

Anoelou and Rosa Parks attended.

or protest according lo organizit

was a chance

for par-

kill-

if

The manifesto was not a

crime

knowingl\

to

the "Net. In the

opening rounds of court

challenges lo the

CDA,

a judge

issued a temporary restraining

order against portions of the act dealing with sending indecent speech.

Times.

March.

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suspend the

The Washington Post would print his 35,000-word attack on technology. It was printed with financial help from The New York ing

called the Million

The Million Man March was riot

whether black or white. Yet

to

a

it

could be viewed by minors o\er

black people could be constructive

He promised

made

killed a Cali-

to

peaceful day of atonement and rec-

The one discord in the planning was that no women were invited,

was signed by President in February. The bill

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Clinton

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Nation of Islam leader Louis

Bill

in 1978.

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as

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Die A

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many led

dunipoci

problems and

With so much snow

lew short monllis

ilclays. Jiisl a

an abnormally hot and

.ilicr

summer

ilry

1

<S.2

laekled the Northeast that

Hornied when cold

air

down and

New York

headed from

City to

expeclini:

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1.

1

eryone but the president was

northeastern slates and claimed

many due

Bill

KM)

at least

Twenlv-four inches of snow inglon D.C.;

stuck

city,

An

at

1

Philadelphia received 30.7

Hoods and heavy

Hansen said. Northwest were glad

at

precipi-

E.

to face the

west.

However,

who

there

was one

grou|i of people

benefitted from the storm.

The Weather

Channel, airing 24-hour coverage

ol'

the bliz-

more viewers than ever before. An estimated 953.000 households watched, four zard, had

home"

expensive

times the normal

by the weekend after Ihe

number of viewers

for the

Atlanta-based cable channel.

"Compared

million

spent by only 100 street

Wash-

fell in

de-

snow removal budget was snow scrapers. Ironically, scientists at NASA's Goddard InstitLile for Space Studies in New York said Ihe unusual snow fall was the result of >jl()bal v\armstorm, the $2.

Clinton was forced to

billion in federal aid.

.SI

till

extremes of the hydrological

few snow-related problems faced by the Mid-

wrt)le "nearly ev-

after the storm.

experience for the

declare the storm a "national diasaster,"" and

promised almost

week

nearly one

from shovel-

to heart attacks

snow\ President

Tokyo was

James

Students

the flight

in particular,

00 miles of roads had not been

One Washiniztonian

cleared.

tiie

"96 stretched across 20

ol'

tation."

four days after the storm. 80 percent of Wash-

worst.

Ihe Bli//ard

plane

in the

cycle; droughts and

to shtJt

layed 7 1/2 hours on the airport runway.

North

lel'l

One

schedules of the nation.

down from

Canada, the dexasialing bli//ard easterners bearinj;

snowstorm

in its tracks.

blew

an increase

down. Commuters were stranded overnight on

\i.as

(he eataslrophie

lel't

of 1947 and 1978

iil://ards

"As >ou got more global warming, you saw

inches.

48 hours, many

Hams. Air traffic cancellations affected

Hilled as the |{li//ard or ')(!," a

li\es;

20. (n Boston fallinj; in

systems were forced

city transportation

rci-ordcd.

ins:

out from the snow

New York City

mches;

ol

Mun\, on (he Norlheasl. causint; Ihousancis ol

Si\\\o\\

rifirik*

I'm glad said.

it

all

to

what could ha\e happened.

happened

there." Michelle

"What we had

here

was

Heck

really

bad

enough." Indeed, the Blizzard of "96 would go on record as one of the most unusual in history.

ing.

Weathering the heat/ hurricanes Record

W ,11 h Hot'

Hot! heat

r

the hottest

fall

Chicago,

said.

my

the

"I

30 years, which

in

summer summer

killed

more than 600 people

mostly spent

all

over the world."

Sapporo, a northern city of Japan,

People could not control

removing

weather, even though they could

an unprecedented

predict weather forecast based on

snow

that fell in

in

in

No-

snowfall.

"My mom

vember.

The Caribbean had

worst year

its

1933, with eight tropical

than usual in

past experience.

said

my

it

snowed more

town," Sayaka

Hashimoto, from nearTokvo.

said.

They

just

pra\ed for good

weather and vsaited

until crises

were eone.

house."'

storms and as well as hot.

to drink

hurricanes.

it

and

killed

hit

the

600 people,

one of the deadliest

in

much

history.

Hurricane Opal, the third

costli-

water."" est

at

1

of water.""

"There was a recom-

Hatch worked

1

Hurricane Angela making

to drink a lot

mendation

weirdly

in

Phillipines

said.

"I

asked for military aid

in July.

people feel uncomfortable.

had

thought weather was changing

Florida, causing billiiins of dollars

of damage.

in

who

The combination of both made "I

20

killed

A typhoon hit the Philippines and

since

was humid

Hatch

the heaviest rain-

..

arotiiKl in

Stacey Hatch,

grew-up and spent

in

Ghana had

ture.

people

life,"

lime

ing the previous highest tempera-

Hot'â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Chicago's

1995.

was

"It

It

>

was "not kidding"

summer

my

,

rainfalL hiirrimnes

storm

in

LI.S.

history, struck

a hospital the

Âť^*.4

w hole summer. She said the hospital let

people

who did not have come inside.

conditioning

.in

On

the opposite

end of spec-

trum, cold breezes and heavy Miovs I

came through most of

l-,\tremc in

the

iiiied States.

weather was not only

the United States but all over

Ihe

world during March 1995

ihrough February 1996.

Moscow's temperature one in Ma\ hit 91 dcL-rees, break-

il.i\

L

Packing winds causing

of

125 mph,

8 billion In damage to Insured propenies and at least 20 deaths, Hurricane Opal, the third costliest storm In U.S history, struck a 120-mlle stretch of the Florida panhandle. Opal caused the sea to rise 15 feet and swept away nearly everything on the lower floors of homes and businesses along the edge of the at least $1

Gulf Coast

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"He w as a needcil tonic." Johnson said, "I le was the prescription that baseball needed,"

a scar ol streaks.

The Housioii Rockets w on their second

straiizht

NBA Championship. The Nebraska Cornhuskers their second straight NCAA Championship

The

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I

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everyone thought was untouchable,

needed someone

"Many said,

is

honored by the Baltimore Orioles

breaking the most consecutive

played record

When

of 2,130,

the

games fifth

inning

began, fireworks exploded, cameras flashed

&

in

game

ankle heal.

1,790. during a

his knee,

and almost did

games

because of off-the-field commitments. Ripken is the owner of twn MVP awards.

one he won

1983 when he led the

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At a sun-drenched Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe. Ariz., the Dallas

Cowboys captured

third National Football

championship

in

their

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four years, de-

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Brown was first defennamed the games

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Most \aluable Player since Richard Dent in Super Bowl XX. "Brown stood out the most,"

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pletelv 1994.'

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During the competitive series. Atlanta won the first two games by 3-2, 4-3 at .Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. In the third game. Cleveland beat .Atlanta in

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hicago Bulls

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team plays pulled the

the half.

Emmit Smith's record fifth touchdown in Super Bow play and put the game away.

out to

final quarter

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half lead and

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With Dennis Rodman. Scotlie

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The Comhuskers thumped the Florida Gators 62-24 in the Fiesta

and

the

Pippen and Jordan on the team, the Bulls were back with a vengeance and Chicago was jump started.

Bowl.

The outcome of the game determined who was recognized as the number one team in the nation; the Huskers went home celebrating while the Gators slithered back to the Florida swamp-lands.

Nebraska, w ho was the underdog, had won. Nebraska w as a perennial powerhouse and gained two consecutive National championships the first team to do so in 39 years.

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The war in Bosnia-Hcr/cgovinia belvvccn Muslim anil Croat forces was a

and 51 pcrceni going

Serbian,

struggle since

Stales"

involvement through

United

the

NATO

sent

-Slates

sent

NATO.

2.'S.0()()

into a placid land

Man\

did

iiol

know u hal

ilie

combat

to

t)f

lantl

nnne.

bankers and cuckoo clocks."

punish those involved

war. Charges were

in the

pressed, but trials were put off in exchange for

ihc

uluinatc purpi)sc was.

ilic

L'llimately, Clinton 'sand

edly steppeil on a li\c

I'.S.

1

il was like putting a Band .\k1 on an "open and gaping wound." Hie United States and NATO al.so wanted to

ir*H)psmet with widespread disappro\'aib\ ihc public.

goals short term.

was killed in 996 when he report-

soldier

February

oihcr words, he said,

In

country on a peacekeeping niission.

American

critics called the

American

in early

e\|iecled the agreement to '"transform Bosnia

In 1995,

troops and

President Bill Clinton's decision to send

lust

Secretary of Slate Warren Christopher said he

troops lo ihc war-lorn

4(),()()()

The

lo the Croal-Musliiii Icd-

Bosnia

Many

inonlhs pnor in ihc I'nilcti

,l()hii.s()i\

a foreign land

I

cialioii.

l')')l

This was 41

&

Scixtoi\

riihc

thousands of people missing from the war.

NATO's goal was

the siege of Sarajevo, the capital

cits,

and Bosnian-Serb target

and

lu/la.

conference

NATO in

cities

Despite continuing

Garazde

peace

also called for a peace

via

Geneva. Switzerland.

NATO

llial

over a large resort

Bosnia would remain one nation, with 49 percent of the land eoini;

it)

the Bosnian-Serbs

of the city. in

and U.N

<

former Yugosia-

rages on. French troops seized

checkpoints north

Ihe conference initialed the idea

air strikes

efforts, the conflict in the

front-line

They also took §

Serb held llidza west of 8 Sarajevo that became a •§ NATO headquarter a.

Military battles/ family squabbles cross borders Heroes

an'? xillinn*.; h Prince Andrew

"hcchnv

and Sarah

Ferguson were separated and Prin-

In

.May 1995, intensified war-

tare

began when Boris Yeltsen.

Russia's president, ignored an

cess

Anne was

.As a result,

than

1

deniic that killed 245 people of the

story to magazines,

316

reporters and

divorced.

Ferguson was more

million pounds in debl.

cases of the viruses were confirmed

Gabon.

in

virus killed up to 80

percent of the people

it

infected and

had no treatment or cure. The

Four people were

killed

when

government ordered

recorded outbreak of the

\

irus

first

was

iruce April 28 to silence the

Fidel Castro's

fighting while heads of stale cel-

two U.S. civilian Cessna 337 Skymasler planes shot down after

village.

they had supposedly crossed into

cluded onset of fever, vomiting,

Cuban airspace. The planes were operated

arrhea and massive bleeding w

ebrated the 50th anniversary of

Victory

Day

in

World War

II.

During the year, Chechen rebels held

tages at a start

of a

more than ,()()() hostime and marked the I

lerrorisl

group based

campaign.

b) ihc

Brothers to the Rescue, a vtilunteer in Florida,

1976

in

Yambuku.

il

from the

f;i

become America's

little

princess

alter Prince Charles cheated

on

her with Camilla Parker Bowles.

away from the world after she was caught having an affair or two of her ow n.

were shot down

peatedly warned of the risks the>

when Hying

into

Cuban

Princess Di hid

After a two year separation. Princess Diana finally agreed to Ihc

dnorce.

An American after

hero came enduring six long days

Bosnian

Scott

Zaire, developed Hbola in Januar\

1995 after working

in the forcsi

llis

case was the beginning of an

ejii-

w \

hile

Ocean. The

arils ot

home

Ha\ en

in the

The

set

wildlife sanctuaries.

in the

walked within

the Marines. ()'(lrad> lold his

home It

in-

Mildford

winds, ran aground near

sur-

He

spread o\er 3

area.

He

insianl icon.

spilled

the At-

tanker, battered by high scav

some of

him.

Rescued b\

oil

vsaters near the

anil strong

forest, trying to stay alive

became an

oil into

shot

soldiers

was

life.

O'Grady was

the Serbs June 2.

enemy

Cruise,

in the feature film

miles and one-third of the cargo

forest.

Airman

Bosnian Kikwii,

Tom

O'Gradv

The Sea Fmpress tanker lantic

\i\ed on ants and rainwater

in

himself.

to play

400.000 gallons of

days.

down by

charcoal burner

Gun"

an

ady

air-

space.

A

O'Grady's All-American boyish good looks and appeal had millions hanging on his every word. "Top

vaded the

after re-

""Re-

the book-

di-

strife-lorn country.

Ihc planes

faced

iih

which tlew

The Cuban government claimed Princess Diana had c|uickl\

hit

shelves with the complete story of

based on his

incubation period between two and 1

Honor"

turn with

the disease in-

around Cuba searching for refugees

R<

in

a northern Zaire

The symptoms of

2

new spapers, TV

book publishers.

O' Grady's ordeal.

The Ebola

alUiwed Russian forces in Chechnya to attack at least three had declared a

February 1996, more than 20

In

appeal by President Clinton and

\illages. Yellsen

ca.ses reported.

Britain's

lo as

many

most treasured

The area was

as 10,000 birds.

look 10 da\s to secure the ship

to offload the

remaining

oil

from

it.

The oil spill was worse than the Exxon Valdez spill off the coast ol Alaska

in

19S9.

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Internationail Ne\A/s Tom

IV/

in a One

foreign land

shoi sent an Israeli hero lo aniHher woi kl

Yil/hak Rabin, passenger of Paiesiinian keeping, was assassinaleil h> a in

November 1995. "It was a sad story."

.li.'\\isli

Rabin also

signei.1 a ticclaraiion ciuling

4(i-

Schurkamp. Norihw esi

in

1994.

"I Ic

Rabin w as a great leader, )

I

Mr. Rabin.

.idniiied

ha\e killed other Jewish people."

right thing."

I

"

I'rucht said "1

admired the person w hodid

People were worried aboui ihe inlluence of

People were sad and shoeked. ho\\e\er there

Rabin's death to Palestine peacekeeping.

was another reaetion. "I was not surprised."

Dr.

Richard Iruehi.

"I

thought

it

(the assassination

)

made the peace

who

process stronger temporarily because people, out

these things (peacekeeping) always had

of the grief and sadness, supported Ihe idea of Mr.

Northwest history teacher,

said.

"People

you made enemies, potentially you would have been killed, like Anwar Sadat. Hgyp-

Rabin mentally." Frucht

tian President."

pening

enemies.

It'

Many "

were sad about Rabin's assassination

.Students

and

.i

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cMreinisl

graduate student, said. "Jewish people slunildn'i

made

peace.

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about the

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in Palestine.

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to

keep peace

was everybody recognized

killer.

oppose systematic human

in the

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the existence of each

other and treated each other fairly." Frueht said.

right

"There could not have been peace

abuse." Nura Zainul, Northwest student, said. Israeli

said.

people could not guess what was hap-

Prime Minister. Rabin shared the 1994

if

there

in

Middle East

was no recognition of Palestinian

rights."

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Frueht said the ideal situation was for the West

minister of Israel and Yasser Arafat. Palestine

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was

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Missouri staggers from change \

1

;

,

u

,;

wiincss

senii.il

The Kansas City Chicis tuid dreams this past season dreamt of being able

m;iii> I

to coniinuc

Joe Montana,

retired quarterback

and ended up finishing

NFL

team

their season

to finish their

the trial

as asked to testily early in

because he was undergoing

soning. Green to

in

Farrar had to be admitted to the hospital three times in late

They also had dreams of the ultimate win, that of the chance to play in the Super Bow This dream, how ever, was shattered as the team u illi

and September with

-

I.

the best

NFL

record

just

fell

game short of a chance,

one

losing to the

Indianapolis Colts in the second

round of the

AFC

League

finals.

Perhaps the stress of having a new starting quarterback

two

who

only had

games under

starting

it

76 yards. Then

w as Elliot's first season

for the

crush of the

may be. the season's dreams behind the case

them, the Kansas City Chiefs looked

back on the season and look toru ard

she under went the evaluation.

cn Debora Green's house in Prairie Village went up in fiames. with two of their children inside. Fanrar and

TirnlitTWdl

of setting her house on

fire

and

poured throughout the house,

was

tively

Tim

Farrar, 13,

Farrar, 6, perished in the

Kate Farrar.

10,

and Kelly house

a

at

1

Mini

The Missouri House and Seiiale priority to debates on two bills

gave

during the 1996 session.

Gov. Mel Carnahan assigned task force lo study the issue

North High School's

Two

One

other persons were injured at a local hospital for

was

totally appalled by the in-

said.

was extremely scary

"It

learn that teenagers

to

down at Kansas let

proposal called for speed

70 mph on

rural

mph on

other

four-lane divided highways.

Two-

liniiis to

be raised

lane highways, such as U.S. H];jh

71,

would remain

highways

All

speeds to 70

about whether the salety

locks

would be 65 mph

roads,

time and 60

fist fight

intense investigation took

the family, friends and

Worlds of

Fun. Protesters lined the entrance to the park, trying to

tell

others not to

enter or not to ride the Timberwolf. all

during the football

game

could not help but

"I

would

George

T. Jones

who were

most frightening

the

killed, but he

part of all

was

per-

haps realizing that it would not be all that safe for

my

friends and

me

to

parly in Kansas City on the week-

ends after

all,"

may ha\e had speed and

.vState

Speed limits

The Timberwolf was all

round

it

still

that

stood

could sur-

shooting Two

teenagers were killed and

revert to the level

ii

w

as

1973 federal mandate

opinions about the benefits

"If they raised the

would happen

ihat

will continue to

o\

speed is

in-

limit, all

that

poeple

push the lima h\

ri\e or eight miles per hour,"

Torres said.

make

On

really

"I

the roads

.\m\

think they

it because it wmild more dangerous."

should not raise

the other hand, students and

different

Defining what Missourians wanted as a statewide speed

limit

took priority for the Missouri General

Assembly during

the

1996

ses-

"I

especially Highway 71.

ideas,

L'.S.

thought the speed limits should

be increased, but only slightly,

mph on

75

highways."

inierslates

Adam

like

and 65 on

Dorrel said.

"I

thought that (Highwayi 71 should

President Bill Clinton signed a

tall,

thai niuhl.

-

i\

This pro

it.

concering

sion.

but silence

in the d

at night.

long-lime Maryville residents had

Jr.

height in-

mph

Northwest students carried mixed

Jean-Francois said.

"But some unexpected things

may have come up that tended to make people more cautious about

lowered

feel terrible

for those people, especially

teenagers

and

creased speed limits.

limes the park looked at

safety first," said.

the

that

shooting rampage resulting from a

was a tragedy.

worked.

An

There was no doubt

liniii

inierslates

Other routes, including twn-lanc

posal

rollercoaster

mph on

other four-lane divided highwa\s

before the

1

mph

55

at

urban areas wmild

at 55 mph. The second proposal wiuild

thing as trivial as a football game."

prompting concern

in

remain

alone killing each other over some-

the world,

to

and 65

inierslates

way

football field.

of the 1996

force's recommendations.

later ai

Randi Bielby, a Kansas City area

in

Much

a

ihe

at

legislation closely followed the task

teenager, slipped out of her seat dur-

four other people were injured hi a

Mag/Ads

lor integra-

ol

I

own

llieii

mandates.

17-

City were carrying weapons,

died.

escaped, with no

window.

140

995, a Tmiberwolf pasWorlds of Fun fell out and

June 30. senger

fire.

help from Green, by jumping out of

w ere held

two

A second body was discovered on

in-

blocked any escape for the

anil

llie ccnii

close of 1995.

"I

volved."

cluding on a stairway that effec-

fight follow ing

enleied

llien

legislaiuivs lo scl

The Olathe North High School student was shot in a parking lot at

the Olathe

r

riding rollercoasters or rides that

Investigators said accelerant

fist

during ihc en-

liicl

tion.

and treated

try-

ing to poison Farrar.

children.

ear-old hoys

capital

murder of her two children, attempted capital murder of another one of her children and was accused

a

game between Olathe

cident," Danielle Jean-Francois

"At

Green was charged with

football

he hall

siaie

gunshot wounds.

place and the ride

the night of Oct. 24, Michael

help conseiAc ergy crisis. 1

0\erland Park Regional Meilical Center from the chest wound.

30 days while

for

was shut down until it was finished. Blame and anger created tense situations between

with hope.

On

trial

ing a ride on the No.

Chiefs.

Whate\er

ques-

competency to stand trial. Green was ordered by the judge to undergo a mental evaluation by two doctors. This measure held up the

shocked

Parker Road. The boy died

his belt

Lynn Elliot was for 3 in the final game of the season against the Colts. But

symptoms.

tions about her

holder for the longest scoring run by at

August

life-threaien-

.After her attorneys raised

made the team uneasy. But Steve Bono was known as the record a quarterback

>

ing low blood pressure and other lile-ihreatening

Iliai

legion.

one 16-year-old boy

castor beans.

record. 8-0.

school sin

liiyh

North and Shawnee Mission North high schools. A 15-year-old girl.

which

ricin,

helwccn

stemmed from a

was accused of trying

poison Farrar with

was found

.

The shooting rampage appaivniK

brain surgery as a result ol the poi-

home game

season with a llauless

\\

I

ticnis HI Oi.iihe. Kan.. ilic

arrar

I

I

slu)ohn;j

a es-

(ireen's iiundci

in

inaL

Iks

without the backing of their recently

as the only

iMn.u w.is called

Miclic.il

Kansa

J,

be increased

to

75

mph

because

was

it's

Novemberw hich repealed the national speed limit of 65 mph on inlerstates and 55 mph on most other

just so wide-open, that

roads.

going, the speed limit laws were

bill in

The

national speed Imiii had gov-

erned the nation's highways since 1

973 w+ien the speed

limit

was

set to

the big-

gest one."

No kept

matter how

at

fast the cars

were

an abrupt hall while debates

over the safety of debated.

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were


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of Colombia

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lli'jhi

Ramirez announced she was going

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ihe side o\ ihe

a

.At

Ramirez thanked the

press conference.

of Ihosc sur\i\i)rs was Norlliv\esi sindeni

hospital staff and her friends

Mercedes Raniiie/.

helping her.

Ramirez. 2

.

I

Ik-njannn

aiui her parents

Mercedes were aboard

prayers

aiul

The Ramirez family had planned

ihe ht)lidays vviih

Kamiicz said she missed college

it

smashed

into an

v\'as lo

land

Andean mountain and

nal injuries, a fractured leg

inter-

lis ities.

a

ribs;

hospital.

a

in

just

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She was

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April

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Kansas City,

in

at

without anesiheties.

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first

pitch of the

Her return

the center, doctors per-

until the (all

formed an 8-hour surgery.

trate

Truman.

in

sorority

9>

as well as

J ^

and Hispanic

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when on g

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Kansasy City Royals

was chosen because

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ol

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her perserverance and courage.

to

After spending five weeks

nh campus ac-

she received the opportunity to throw

baseball season. Ramirez

she arrived

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recovering Ramirez was honored

allowed them

When

the hospital."

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a student

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Ramirez underwent daily surgery on lo operate

and

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her stomach. Doctors created a valve that

Ramirez was nt)wn

life

said.

Ramirez was \erv

her parents did not sur\ ive the impact.

During her lO-day stay

was

"I

burst

and fractured

I'or

to relax.

Ramirez

in ( 'all.

names. Mercedes Ramirez suffered

into

u anted

spend

Columbia.

relali\es in

Minules before the plane

lo

from Northwest

An emotional Ramirez also spoke of for those who had lost loved ones saying

she could "feel their loss."

ihe jelhner headeti lor

Cah, Columbia, Dec, 20. IW.'S-her2lst bnih day.

her sister

to

continue her reco\ery.

anil biDiher-in-law's lo

One

people sur\ned

Slidroii ,l(}luiM)H

Northwest would be delayed

to

Mercedes Ranmez. one of four survnors in the Colombian air crash, speaks to the press before leaving Truman Medical Center. Ramirez suffered

semester, allowing her to concen-

on rehabilitation and rebuilding her

life

li'om the tragedy.

severe injuries during the crash.

Hot topics of Mdryville Taylor sentenced: Camnii.s Safctv rcvamned: .Tones dead a

.M

ter

months

ol trial

and

tribu-

man was sentenced

lation, a

100 years

William Taylor.

.^7.

of

Mary\ille. was con\icted of his

for retrial after his sen-

team was supposed

David Baird. prosecuting ney, had to step

dow n

attor-

Safety Director

Tom

Dover was released from duties

Taylor had somehow rigged this

machine and lured

and

their cat to their deaths.

the

his wife

trial's

pro-

hearing

while maintaining his innocence.

A

motionless-looking

Taylor

sat

during his arraign-

ment, his

trial

and

his final

late

January 1996 due to unknown

circumstances.

Campus Safety was when a new man-

then reorganized

ceedings, Taylor waived his right to a preliminary

in

mo-

ments of freedom. Taslor con-

young man's

Karen

and spleen

officer, kept the

duties, Neil

Campus more

McMullen

same

remaineil a

Safety officer but took on

duties.

changed

accident

at

arm.

accused of her in his jail

in

was arrested

in

Hawkins

assaulted and then dumped Hawkins in the 102 Ri\erjust hours alter she was reported missing. Jones was charged with first-degree

I

many hours of therapy

He

April 25. Jones

the disappearance of

eotape that he had choked, sexual 1\

1

Highway 7 .Abel was adjusting well to his new way of life. He had several new types of technology to work v\ith in

chair.

On

for-

March 9 car Pumpkin Center on after his

his

and safety

Haw kins and

Jones admitted to authorities on vid

a prosthetic for his

who was a health

Tone^

left

forced.

geant: Tate Tyree,

life

lost his lelt

agement team was created and enRoberta Boytl remained a ser-

ee

cell July 28.

leg

Campus

T

Dennis Lee Jones, a co-worker of murder, was found hanged

March 199.'^. Aaron Abel

Dover

loni

Taylor was also

injured.

Throughout

pus Safety become organized.

A

wife Debra Jo

ni>

Cam-

ever after a near- fatal caraccidenl

ran her over with a combine. this act,

to help

as his law yer

Taylor's new lawyers were Zel Fisher and Will Bunch.

Taylor. Nov. 10, 1994, after he

During

established

Dover. The

This

because of personal conflicts.

chance of parole.

murdering

motion

tencing Aug. 26, 1995.

lo

prison with no

in

new team was

after the dismissal of

sidered a plea of insanity as well as

William Tavlor

including

left leg.

murder, felonious restraint,

sodomy. Jones had been charged with two

a wheel-

also had to adjust lo

life

with the loss of one arm. Prior to the accident. .Abel

hea\ily involved with DJing.

at

tempted forcible rape and forcibk

counts of criminal action

in the in

vestigation.

The

was

He

first

bond was held on

.S250.000 for the murder charge^

also looked forward to catching up

and the second bond was held

with the business after he recovered.

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Even with extensive renovations and

jfilNij

expanding the Electronic Campus

new computer technology,

with

we

kept man_\ traditions alive.

Freshmen experienced

own

glory days as they

their

made

memories and learned about our

rich history with such

time-honored

traditions as the Kissing Bridge,

Bobby

the

annual

St.

Bearcat,

Patrick's

Day

Mike

Dog and

the

parade, noted for being

the world's shortest parade.

Not

.short

on years, the county celebrated

150th birthday.

We

all

paid

homage

its

in style

during the Sesquicentennial celebrations which

honored Nodaway County's golden age.

"Rockin' through the Ages," Northwest enjoyed a picture-perfect

Homecoming weather.

We

with perfect 60-degree

laughed and cheered

the annual Variety

Show and

at

ap-

^

^g-B^^ "^^ll^^H^^SN^Ifc*^

fir ^^^JfrPiT plauded and waved

at the

bands and

other participants in the parade Saturday morning.

Afterwards, the Bearcats celebrated a 41-33 football win against the

Missouri Southern Lions

not

won

a

in front

Homecoming game

of a capacity crowd of 7,500.

We had

since 1989, thereby beginning the win-

ning tradition once again.

In keeping with Northwest traditions,

home 144

again.

Traditions Division

%

we knew we

could always

come g I


Alternative _^ways

to get

*^^

^% *^^

r«^

That

first set

of wheels was always a

dream of many college

students.

wear

in

pads

Northwest those wheels were often sets

of two or eight

line skates

—bicycles and

became popular

in-

alterna-

tives to cars for students.

"The reason because

M

I

risked a bike on

I

having a professional inspect bikes, having riders

At

campus was

loved the physical work," Tony Caudill

the proper gear

—and

when

— helmet, knee and elbow

using the designated bicycle racks

parking. Bicyclists were also responsible

same rules of the road as automobile drivers. Penalties for violations ranged from receiving warnings to paying fines. for obeying the

Requirements for riding bicycles on campus

open space away from buildwas prohibited in the resi-

said.

included riding

Not only were skating and biking around campus good ways to exercise and fend off the Fresh-

ings. In-line skating

dence

man

padlocks because Northwest claimed no respon-

15. but they

were also

faster

and easier

to

park. Students could fly through campus, veering

around pedestrians, while on their way

halls.

in a

Students were also advised to buy

sibility for thefts.

to their

There was a large market for stolen bikes and

next class or back to their room. The sporty

was hard to prove and were hard to trace. One of the best defenses was to have the bikes or skates well

wheels also allowed students

have a

to

little

fun

off campus. "It

was

really nice to get off campus for a while

and enjoy the fresh

was

a great

air."

Caudill said. "Overall,

it

getaway technique."

decide what kind of bike or skates to purchase. Off-road, multi-track, road and tandem bicycles the

models

available.

From

those, the

popular trend was off-road bikes ranging

from $300

much

to

most

in cost

$800, with some people paying as

as $3,000. Popular bicycle brands

Schwinn and Park Prey. At Play it Again Sports

were

Joseph, Mo., the

New skates sold for $

a pair; used sets sold for

$40

to $60.

1

00

The

buy skates for resale, paying between $ for a name-brand pair. In-line skates

marked or engraved with a student's Social SecuNumber.

rity

1

and bicycles did have

to $

1

70

store did

and $30

"I

went Rollerblading about once a week with

a friend for fun

whenever we had

the time,"

Hillarie Jezik said.

Relieving stress and relaxing was a popular

reason to take to the streets "I tried to Rollerblade said. "It

in skates.

about four miles a day,"

was

a wonderful

way

to

exercise and relieve stress."

Whatever

the reason, alternative forms of

transportation

saw an increase in use. Spinning campus shortcuts,

the wheels and zipping along

students grabbed theirchanceforexerci.se and fun

by skating on their re-

many

theft,

students chose to continue in-line skating.

Megan Goade in St.

most popular brands of in-line skates were Bauer or Rollerblade.

the items

Despite the cost and possibility of

Before they could get away, students had to

were

skates because ownership

their blades or hitting the off-road

paths on their bikes.

sponsibilities, though. City regulations included

keeping cars and pedestrians

146

^

Student

Life

in designated areas.

By Siephany

Loiik


k Jumping stairs.

his specialized

mountain bike down

a flight of

Juston Carr rides near North/South Complex.

dents used bicycles to run errands or

commute

across

Stu-

cam-

pus quickly.

Racing past parked

cars.

Massimo Perreca

in-line skates

behind Hudson Hall Perreca said he tried to skate on a daily .

basis for exercise and fun.

Transportation

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arm u eather.

but with

ehanee of daily rain and bhstering winds,

aimoipheir wilh

blankets, eaiing

hog

roast

was not

attended as

as well

li\e

entertainment kieked off

Two Guys Entertainment, Inc., made balloon hats and swallowed fire while some 200 people enjoyed an outdoor barbecue said Deb Smith, Student Senate vice president

-

Pflvp Niituill

for

events.

special

Smith said donations

Aaron

to the

was involved

a

in

serious car accident in April.

we

could've had a better turnout so

we could

ha\e done more for that,"

Smith

said.

Activities scheduled to

be held

in the

Tundra

were moved into the

W.

J.

Student

Jones

it

to

music."

factor contributing

more," Kaza

to advertise

I

I

up

check

to

way

to pass

it

out.

in

thought

this

was a pretty cool

time on campus."

In the past.

were

1

Campus

Activity

Programmers

charge of the events; however. Student

Senate took over the responsibility.

had a limited perspective because this was my second year with CAPs," Kevin Gogan,

CAPs

president, said. "I thought Student Senate

had done a

fine

job of publicizing."

Gogan explained that it was difficult to publicize any earlier with the last-minute planning.

knew

was hard to put out a brochure until we all that was going on that week," Gogan

said.

Some activities

held during the

week recorded

good attendance figures. "It was decent for Marc Price and very good for Virtual Reality and Fun Flicks," Gogan said. Modeled after professional music's Uollapalooza, "Marypalooza" was the newest event. For six hours, local musicians

swayed and

rocked the campus audience.

Union.

"Brincinc everv-

The Residential Housing Association's annual Weenie Roast and Egg Smash was moved to the backside of the Union. Curtis Heldstab,

Mark

Darnell, lead

singer of

Camp

performs

to a

crowd of

less than

100

in the

David,

Union Ballroom. Rainy weather canceled plans to

hold "Marypalooza"

outside on the Tundra

and forced the bands Photo by Chris Tucker

....dent Life

to

loo

a great atmosphere with people on

thmk they needed

"It

wished

"1

just

Franken Hall

Katambwa said. "A lot of people didn't really know about this. just heard the music so went

"I

Abel Trust Fund. Abel

was

hut U

to the less than desirable attendance record.

only

donated

it,

Nuttall,

The weather was not the only

of the events to be

at

from

Dave

T Duggan

beach blankets, eating and listening

some

were collected

lot

Amy

council president, said. "The outdoors would

"1

and

the activities.

listening to music.

thing indoors took a

cold and windy,"

ha\e given

Organizers wished lor ;retU

damper on

tried to east her

but organizers and students

Lisa Klindt and

live

play indoors.

president, said the

Egg Smash was

RHA

a fund-raiser

for a national conference they attended in

May.

Heldstab reported that over 200 free hot dogs

were consumed by students and faculty who also smashed 25 dozen eggs, sold for 25 cents, in a

campus victims. Mother Nature may have kept everyone wet and cool, but this did not put a damper on their

half hour on various

spirit.

Those whoparticipated in Northwest Week

enjoyed the events.


Wandering through

game "Dactyle

Week

a virtual world, a student battles a dactyle in the

Fantasy."

Shawn Wake

entertains

by eating

E\ ents during Northwest

and

The game was a popular

part of the

Northwest

entertainment.

live

Week

fire in front

of the Bell Tower.

included a hog roast, comedians

music.

Northwest

Week

,

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Mus "We are

Phi

belt a

chorus of

Family" during

Greek Sing

at the Bell

Tower. The Greek Sing was a

Greek Weekend

tradition

with each fraternity and sorority presenting a routine

not exceeding seven minutes.

Delia Sigma Phi

members Tyson Robmett and Chad Johnson load hags Army truck dunng Greek Weekend. In addition

clothuig into a Sahation

ot to

contributing clothing. Greeks also painted the Maryville Health Center.

Helping the Salvation

Army

collect clothing,

Vehc handles a line of clothes tied together. The

Alpha Sigma Alpha Shawn

lines began at the Bell Tower and stretched as far as the B.D. Owens Library and through the Administration

Building.

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"

nitirK

ARE A IIITLE PRID u By

at (

ft

With the many sororities and fraternities offered Northwest, it was sometimes hard to tell one

ireek organization

3

Chi won

"Moii'

A//-fii

needed

this contest.

The next event was

the kick-ofL

Although

'

-;;?

'

the

helped the fraternities and sororities express

many Northwest

themselves while stressing a sense of unity.

they were perhaps overshadowed by the

,

-cof

Naneie Lippert, Greek Weekend cochairwoman, said the weekend gave the

appearance of

King Zeus and Queen Hera. Played by Scott Grimm of Delta Chi and Kimberly

spirit

because our

organizations a chance to focus on goals and

Adams

organizations were so

spirit.

mascots for the entire weekend.

"I think the

vW-!*\

from another. Greek Weekend

bedsprings, bicycles or even garbage cans. Delta

Keith Rydbcrg

whole unity

spirit

needed

to

be

"We

officials attended this event,

of Sigma Kappa, these two served as

represented the

spirit

of the weekend."

unique in that they could

needed

Adams .said. "We tried to get people pumped up."

cooperate and work

because our

together so well.

cooperate and work together so well, especially

At the kick-off, it was announced that money would be donated to the Aaron Abel Trust Fund as well as the American Red Cross. The trust fund

during that week."

helped Abel pay for medical

strengthened." Lippert said.

"More

be put on the importance of

to

stress

spirit

organizations were so unique in that they could

bills after the loss

of

- Niinrir

I inni^ri

Lippert said the contests, pitting Greek organizations against each other, could be "a hypocritical"

bit

when

little

stressing unity, but the

races were traditions and therefore important.

One of the ways the unity message was expressed a chalk draw, the first Greek Weekend event,

w as

i'.ach

organization was given two squares around

the Bell

Tower to

illustrate the

weekend's theme,

Power of Greeks." Although the chalk draw was the only oncampus Greek Weekend event Wednesday, Greeks "Never Underestimate

the

were very active off-campus.

One event involved McDonald's parking the chair for for official

one-hour

a giant rocking chair in the lot.

Greek members

shifts

sat in

asking for donations

Greek philanthropies. activities were contributing

Other community to a

food drive and the painting of the Maryville

Health Center.

Greek Weekend officially started Thursday. The clothing layout was the first event of the day; all

of the Greeks

rummaged through

closets to

enough clothes to reach the library or University President Dean Hubbard's house. The find

clothes collected were donated to the .Salvation

Army. Keeping up wuh ancient Greek traditions, the next contest was the chariot race. In this event, tour fraternity members pulled a chariot while a Nororitv

member rode

in the

\

chicle built

\v

ith

old

Phi

Sigma Kappa member Matt Griggs perfects

the

"poucr"dra\ving.

Greek

Week

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Using an ancient and unusual

mode of

transportation.

members ol the Delta Sigma Phi IraternitN race lor home during the chariot race.

Fraternities in this

competed

race around

campus while sororit\ members rode along. Pulling and tugging to

conquer the other team.

members ot .-\lpha Kappa Lambda struggle to keep their side from crossing the

The

line.

spirit

of

Greek Weekend was seen

in the faces

many

of the

participants.

IMI

II

;r

II

11

II

II

11 ii

1

11

Mil

]ii II

II

The Sigma Sigma Sigma women and Tau Kappa Epsilon men take time out of .ictivities to build a pyramid. Fraternities and sororities relished the Greek Weekend icstivities

while contributing to various charities.

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.

AKE A LITTLE PRID his Ictl arm and leg in a iralTic accident. The Greek Sing was next with each fraternity

and sorority presenting a routine not exceeding seven minutes. Points were awarded tor

choreography and mentioning the theme and other Greek organizations. Sigma Sigma Sigma won the

1 HE POWER OF GREEKS Greek Week Awards

originality, creativity,

awards

tor

most creative and most

spirited song.

members saddled up

Fraternity and sorority

Greek Song:

Big Wheels for the next event: the tricycle race. This relay contest involved riding around ihc circle in front of Roberta Hall, switching off

Most

Spirited -

Most

Creative - Sigma Sigma Sigma

Service Projects - Tau

Sigma Sigma Sigma

Kappa Epsilon

their

hallway. At the finish line, contestants had a iiiece

was

The winner one to blow a bubble. The women of

of bubble

the

first

to find

gum

cream

in a

pie.

Greek Games Awards Overall

Games - Sigma Sigma Sigma Race - Delta Zeta

Tricycle

Chariot Race - Delta Chi

Delia Zeta were the victors in this event.

Immediately following

this contest,

Greeks

Annual Awards

trekked to Golden Pond where brave souls paddled

through the canoe race. As canoeists trip

from one end of the pond

managed

lo stay in

made

OutstandingGreek Sponsor- Ann Rowlette. Alpha Sigma Alpha

the

Outstanding Greek

lo another, they

dry except for some observers

who

Man - Tom

OutstandingGreek Woman:

the boat and everyone stayed

Sigma

Vieregger,

Jennette Kimes, Phi

Phi Epslion

Mu

got too close

to the edge.

Friday's activities began with

i

Tundra. \\

games on

the

A tug-of- war, an egg toss, the blindfolded

heelbarrow race and an obstacle course were

all

Friday night, T.J. Reardon from the University

He said organizations should work at being known for helping others and raising money for charity instead of being thought

of Mississippi spoke.

in the right

the right time," Kitzi said. "It

worked out

place

at

me

in the best

Even though

Saturday's activities included games between

way

could."

it

Kitzi put in a lot of hard work, he

admitted he was stunned "It

said.

was

at

receiving the award.

a nice surprise, being so young," Kitzi

"It

was

sophomore

people looking for a party.

honor because of

a great

my

status."

After being voted the most imprin ed sororil>

Greek organizations and faculty members. These games helped stress Greek unity because the

Alpha Sigma Alpha w as awarded

organizations worked together to detcal the

sorority

dreaded faculty.

in.

"(Becoming president) was being for

played.

ot as

Phi Epsilon needed a president he stepped

sorority on

.^t

campus

as well as the

the outstanding

most improved

GPA. it was announced that .S2,()()0 American Red Cross and S ,000

the night 'send,

Sunday came and vMth ii the end of Greek Weekend. Greeks anxiously waited m the union ballroom to see who would reign supreme.

was raised

Sigma Phi Epsilon won the outstanding on campus award as well as outstanding Ci\'A lor a chapter fraternity. Matt Kitzi. Sigma

organizations played a significant role in helping

Phi F'psilon president, received the Outstanding

insure that the

Finally,

I

raterniiy

Greek President award.

Kitzi said

when Sigma

for the

1

Aaron Abel Trust Fund. Greek Weekend helped show that Greek

w as raised

the

for the

community and

its

together, the fraternities

citizens.

and

By working

sororities helped

power of Greeks

will

never be

underestimated.

Greek Week

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Newly installed posts bearing nanies such as Thomless Honeycust, CanaHemlock and Amur Corktree identify just a lew ol the S3 dilTerem types of trees that live on campus. The Uni\ersily yrouiids. which serxcil as a nursery in the 800s, was proelaiincd Missouri s on Is slate arboixiimi dian

1

dow n through the autumn leaves, a squirrel munches on a nut. The number of trees on campus provided both food and shelter for

Peering large

animals, encouraging the squirrel population to flourish.

Posts supply information to passerbys and Tree

Woody Landscape notes.

them

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Those taking in their

the class plucked leaves

notebooks

Student

Walk

participants as the

Plants class, taught by Johanne Fairchild, jot

Life

to study.

from various

trees

down

j-

and placed o l-


jIm arboretum

ComDlements campus

1

Thcuonderlandof irees hovered nver ^Uidenls as Ihey

walked

lo

elass.

Students were usually too busy

lime to look in

at

to take the

then" Northwest look great pride

having the only state-reeogni/ed arboretum

in

Trees had always played a major role in the The preparation and labeling

history ot Northwest.

were ways to make students and visitors more aware of the beauty surrounding them. An ongoing project, the Tree Walk was created by Dr. Johanne Wynne Fairchild in 1979. Over and thai period of time. Fairchild labelled

ol trees

of identified the arboretum's trees with the help

place

tt)

"The

An arboretum was

a living

museum,

a

grow and study trees. first Tree Walk was an undergraduate

research project by Denise Reynolds." Fairchild said.

different varieties of trees

"The updated version

v.

as to incorporate

new trees and new trails." The new Tree Walk was divided into three consecutively. trails and the trees were numbered The Thomas Gaunt Trail was the first path marked on campus. This trail was named for

Thomas Gaunt. aCivil Warcaptain. who in established a nursery on the land that

Northwest Arboretum. New labels were posted

1

850.

became

the

on campus.

"People were amazed by the variety and number of different trees on campus." Fairchild said. "I loved trees and through the Tree Walk. I wanted others to love them, too."

The last path was the

Missouri.

students.

This trail included trees such as Horsechesinuts, Fir and Norway Spruce. There were 83

White

the Chautauqua Trail .Ground .

turn of the century,

m

the

ground

for

surrounded the Bell Tower anil was the oldest section of the Northwest campus.

of the area

Mary Linn Performing Arts Center was called Chautauqua Park. Each year, traveling entertainers would visit Maryville and locals

surrounding the

would camp in the park to enjoy days of frivolity. people "I was just really interested in teaching about the environment." Fairchild said. "Organizations such as the Boy Scouts and Girl

Scouts were good teachers, loo." There was also a brochure made as a guide

through the Tree Walk. routes of each

trail,

It

included

full detail

tree descriptions

and

full

pictures of leaf compositions.

The Tree Walk was a project that involved many people, including entire classes working on projects for

it.

"Developing the Tree Walk was a great project and I was glad to have been a part of such a historic part of Northwest." Jennifer Houck factors said. "The trees on campus were one of the that attracted

me

to this school

The Tree Walk proved

people to read the names and descriptions. The second path of marked trees was the Tower Trail. This portion of the Tree Walk

much

horticulture

and

that

my

major."

geography and

were a natural combination.

A key to the past, the state arboretum provided the University with a beautiful trees that

was

wonderiand of

a unique learning experience.

By ]amic Hatz Arboretum

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Waiting for graduates to receive then

diplomas, the

crowd enjoys the newly-

renovated

Lamkin Activity

Center.

Recent renovations

included installing air

conditioning

and improN

-

ing lighting

and

seatini;

Addressing the graduating class affairs,

nl

I'njs, l)i.

Tim Gilmour.

vice president ot academic

discusses four specific points about personal growth and values. This was

Gilmour's

first

commencement speech

at

Northwest.

Trent Skaggs sings the alma mater song during the 90th commencement. The traditional

ceremony was simulcast from Lamkin accommodate the overflow of crowds.

Student

Life

.'Xctivity

Center

to

Charles Johnson Theatre

to


AT FOR GRADS

By Amanda McManigal

Families noisils

gaihcioil

ivnovalcd Lamkin Acti\ start

ihc

in

ncul\-

Center awaiting the

commencement. As graduates Lamkin. the crowd hecamc quiet and

of the

filed into

ity

9()th

lucuscd their attention on the incoming graduates. the graduates as an

The locus stayed on additional 100 people

ceremony

\iewed the commencement

via a simulcast on

television in the Charles

Relations Otticer

a

big-screen

Johnson Theatre. Public

Bob Henry

attributed the past

osertlow of crow ds for the reason otthe simulcast.

"We Center,

were so crowded

we

thought

we

in

Lamkin

Activity

could give another place .'"

hill

and take charge of your destiny," Gilmour

said. ""There are all too

"I

propose

to

you today

elderly people,

location

w ho did not

was

to the

f<ir

what

we, the Uni\ ersiiy

will

tell

in

w hich yt)u

us the learning and support you need and

we w ould

provide

partnership

w ill

it

not

lo

you," Gilmour said. ""The

work

if

you do not stay

in

""

tell

us of your needs.

After receiving their diplomas, graduates tiled

Lamkin and

tixik their first steps

toward iheir future. In anticipation

nice tor

of graduation,

crow d

.\dam Krump

like the large

or the noisy atmosphere, and for families v\ith

picks up his cap

and gown while

small children.

Another change which accommodated the graduates and visitors was the completion of the

gym. The new

thai

and you, form a lifetime partnership

out of the cool

new

of

easier than

end because of graduation.

Henry said. "A lot of times we had to turn people away so we tried to accommodate people who wanted to see the ceremony." Annelle Weymuth. executive assistant

s

you care about." Gilmour also mentioned that the relationship between the graduates and the Llniversiiy did not

touch with us and

president, said the

it"

accepting responsihilit\ and fighting

of comfort for people to watch the ceremony

.

many people who think

themselves as the abused because

features included nev\ bleachers

and an air-conditioning

Kelli

Mahoney

and Jen Krai look on.

Krump

and Krai were

among 807

unit.

Graduates remembered ditferent highlights

from the ceremony. For Jeremy Gump, whose

name was the same as the title character in Gump." the highlight came when the crowd chuckled after his name was read and he last

"Forrest

students

who

graduated in the

1995

commencement ceremon\.

received his diploma.

was funny when ever\ body was my name," Gump said. "(University President) Hubbard shook my hand "I

-im

thought

it

laughing about

and

said, "Congratulations

The

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; nice movie.""

commencement address was

traditional

given by the new Vice President of Academic

Tim Gilmour. Gilmour, who was

.Mfairs, Dr.

hired in early April lo

807

""kcN

(

1994), deli\ ered the address

customers.

points: developing

ethical set of personal

and positive

life,

He discussed

four main

and practicing a strong and \

alues, leading a proactive

thinking and acting globalK.

and caring for oneself and others. ""You must be the one lo proceed o\ er the next Graduation

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NodauaN' County

opened until 2045. "There will be some surprises." Kevin Leedom, Nodaway County Historical Society

stepped hack

Museum

150

Celebrating

\cars of tradition,

in

time

to celebrate its past.

Planning for the county' s "Celebration of

History" started 3 1/2 years

before the c\ent and more than

150 people

helped.

The

Day weekend e\ents emphasized

Labt)r

the county's history. Living demonstrations

community historic exhibits Memorial .Airport recreated County

after the Civil

at

and

the Maryville

life

in

Nodaway

credit card will not be

assistant curator, said about the un-

known items buried. Nodaway County was

the county seat in

is now Nodaway County. name Maryville was given to honor of Mary Graham, wife of

Amos Graham,

county resident and clerk.

living in the area that In July

1

845, the

The county

Friday was the Sesquicentennial

Rodeo

at

re-

named the Ed Phillips Memorial Arena memory of the Kaw asaki manager.

in

killed

"The main point of the sesquicentennial was

to

Kay Wilson, program/events co-chairwoman, said. "That was the reason the weekend after Labor Day was pass the heritage on to the children,"

The estimated cost of the sesquicentennial was between S 0,000 and $ 5,000. Bake sales, souve1

musical events and other fund raisers

it,"

Becki Kindle

said.

of participation within the com-

came

left.

1865,

in

community within the town. A migration of ex-soldiers came from the

money and

talents.

Maryville was connected tjothercities

by the Missouri Valley Railroad

1869

in

Company and

increased the county's population to 30,000 by 1880.

peaked

at

to a close

32.938. Since then, the population has

decreased and stands

at

about 22,000. Businesses

and industry were developed and what

Sunday afternoon

in

county onward from the past

That future was County's

munity." festival

to a

were

soldiers

establishing a

Northwest was founded

helped cover the costs of the free event.

The

Supreme

At the turn of the century, the population

hold the event."

lot

S.

and many Southern sympathizers

large

"There was a

U.

move to the area, and

more than 80 area

East, bringing

"People really enjoyed

in a

During the Civil War, the county came standstill as

Maryville to learn about the county's history.

nir sales,

849

dispute. People continued to

Day. More than 1.500 school children visited

1

1

Court decision over an Iowa-Missouri boundary

Freed slaves moved into Maryville

That day was also designated Official School

to

a

lost land in

by 1860 the population was more than 5,000.

War.

Northwest Arena, which was dedicated and

chosen

originally established

Feb. 14, 1845. In 1840. there were six settlers

past.

The

now

is

now-

1905, leadina the to the future.

a part of

.sesquicentennial

^

Nodaway was

"s

a eel-

ra ra

ebration of the rich heritage and traditions.

with a time capsule ceremony. The capsule containing business cards, maps, ears of

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and a

By Ruby Dittmer and Becky Mellon |


Hoi Air Excursion employees prepare their balloon sesqiiiccntcnnial was planned by over 150 people.

I

)iii iriij

llie

for

SL'squicenlL-nnial parade, the local volunteer fire

lilt

off.

The

department

were fought years ago. The parade featured many vehicles and floats that exhibited how things were done in the XOOs Iciiionstrales

how

fires

Two of the seven hot air balloons ascend during ihc Scsqiia ciitcnnial.

I

he

celebration also included a milking contest, sheep shcarmg. soap making and basket-weaving-events designed to show people the heritage of the

community. Sesquicentennial

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ind Drovides

mm

N EARL!

By Nikki Jones and

ll's thai fcclirii;

your

ahandonnK'iil. I'aLkmg up

i>t'

siut't'and trekking

You meet

lug dozens of boxes up to a tiny room. the dreaded

j^l^lljty

You

out U) ihe "Villc.

it

roommate. The parents give you

that

year's

this

program went

Schneider, freshman

excellently," Shari

orientation director, said.

The Advantage program had changed

in

,

tinal

hug. You're on your

way

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; you're

a

freshman.

Making new

friends,

locating classes or just

finding the library threw roadblocks into the path

of

many

To

students.

help overcome these

roadblocks. Northwest had Advantage "95. "1 liked the

Gumming

Advantage "95 program," Kristin

said, "it

gave

me

the chance to

new people w ho were going through

the

meet

freshman

experience with me." '

'>i

on campus included

a picnic, pool party. Jazz

whocompleted surveys. Trying to make

programs more diverse was

a goal for the year's

events.

was a nice setup of programs," April Griffith "The only thing didn't like was that many things were made mandatory, and it was difficult "It

said.

I

to get there

when you had

other things to do."

Being too busy was the biggest problem

for

most students. did not like being forced to go to events."

"I

Events held before the upperclassmen arrived

/;.,

accordance with recommendations made by students

Nearly everyone has had problems adjusting.

ill}

thought

"i

Ward

Jcnniter

Nichelle

Renaud said.

been able

to

"I felt that

we should have

choose events based on our

interest,

,

Feast, a fun/run

walk and hypnotist Jim Wand.

Students also met with advisers and attended a lecture by motivational speaker Will

because when you have not enjoy

it

to

be forced to go you do

much."

as

Helping freshmen get acquainted with campus

Keim.

not only allowed them to feel welcomed, but also to feel at ease.

"Whether

it

was buildings, residence

halls,

people, faculty or the different centers on campus, the

program helped me

finding these places on

to feel

secure about

my own,"

Indyia Taylor

said.

Working in conjunction with the freshman seminar program. Advantage '95 was a jumpstart

to

a successful

Northwest career said

Schneider.

According track.

Of the

to surveys, the

program was on

students surveyed, 97 percent said

they were ready to begin a successful year

at

Northwest and 88 percent rated Advantage '95 an excellent experience.

Not

just about learning.

welcoming experience

Advantage '95 was a for all

Northwest

freshmen.

Although Advantage '95 participants may not have learned

how

to

do laundry without dying

underwear pink or how

to

cook a gourmet meal

using only a hot pot, they did gain an advantage. Photo by Laura Riedel Aided by Dana Luke, a liomc

150

in

Hudson

CAT Crew Member,

Hall. Entertainment

Student

Life

and

Karen Casey

a motivational

starts the

long haul up to her

new

speaker were a part of Advantage '95.

They were wildlife, but

abandoned to the collegiate armed with the skills to succeed. not

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Conlcrcncc Center parking lot fills as licshmcn move into the high rises. The first day

TliL'

(il

Advantage 95 ailov^ed I'rcshmcn

move

into their

to officially

new homes.

Freshmen myths will

1

mainlain a GP.A no lower than

The

F-'rcshnian

My

roommate

.^.75.

a dreaded reality.

is

l.'S

died, so

now can

have a

I

4.0'

I'm of age.

will not drink until

I

will not

I

drink until I'm of age. Wait a minute

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

is

thai

a beer'

Procaslination

is

my enemy;

1

will study

every night (except party nights on Wednesdays. And "Friends" and "ER" are

And

on Thursdays.

1

must

rest

on the

don't

make

noises.

weekends).

ISCA If

And

is

not a toy.

you sleep

in class,

positively no droolingi

No one looks good at 8 a.m. Hot pots were the

last

hide the hair).

(

great in\ention since

macaroni and cheese. Paying off one credit card w not actually getting

Two hours of study class

is

Tower

is

for every one hour of

not just a suggestion,

Walking on

another

ith

you out of debt.

it's

a concept.

the Northwest seal in the Bell

will curse

your

first final.

No one really kisses on the Kissing Bridge. That smell wafting through the

air is

not

from the union, but rather a grand w elcome to the 'Ville.

The Outback

is

not really world famous.

Boiioming out on a Maryvillc rile

Residence the

street is a

of passage. hall fire

alarms are not there for

amusement of the

You must

slightly sloshed.

wait 15 minutes for a doctor or

10 minutes for a professor

if

they are not on

time to class.

Northwest has a .Vio-

1

squirrel to student

ratio.

...believe

it

or not

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Dancing

to the beat.

Brandy Maltbia. Territha

Todd and Tyrone Lee video

in the

create their

own music

Spanish Den. Computers added music

and funl^y backgrounds

to the final

image as each

was videotaped. Soji

Babaloa

tries to sell a hat to

Marvin

Soji's African Authentic Fashions

many vendors who

Scott.

was one of

participated in the Festival of

Cultures' arts and crafts sale, introducing international cultures to students

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Life

and their families.


"

D VEE E ROADTRII ByJennifer Simler The

Winked '"no vacancy." and cars streets ot Mar\ ville. Alarms sdunded

IkHcI

sitiiis

lamnicd the at

S a.m. Saturday as students shoved their he-

kingings into their closets, hoping to clean their

was Family Day and parents and were on their way.

rooms. lings

began Saturday morning

Activities as they

sib-

It

were escorted

tor parents

Mary Linn Pertormwelcome speech from

Karrie Krambeck. Student Senate president, and a

pep

Irom Mel Tjeerdsma, Bearcat football

talk

harnessed to each participant.

Human

Foosball was a combination of soccer

and handball

to the

ing Arts Center to receive a

The objectiNC was to run farther than an opponent and mark a spot with a Velcro tag before the contestants were jerked back by bungee cords tions.

in a

screened-in cage. Approxi-

mateK people were joined to one point, unable to mo\ e, and the team who scored the most goals 1

won.

New tures.

to

Family Day was the Festival of Cul-

The purpose was

to celebrate the cultural

and individuality on campus and

coach. The Uni\ersity Chorale also performed

diversity

tor the parents.

Maryville. This was accomplished through

Many

students helped with the organization

continued to

Frtsheiis -

(

Yn

Belli Varui.

in

arts.

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165

and participation of Family Day. "I \s

w as one of the ambassadors responsible

orking w

said.

on a

ith

tor

David Zwank

siblings of students,"

"The student ambassadors took tour of the campus."

the parents

ger hunt kept them scurrying around the

campus

clothing.

Grupo Atotonilco

for a tour.

student-produced \ideo informed children

10 to 18

in

Mexican

For siblings under 10 years old, a 'Cat Scaven-

A

Dressed

traditional

Javenil illustrates their

what an average day was

like for their

ethnic

older brother or sister at Northwest.

background

The campus tours and activities helped students show their families the sights and sounds of Northwest.

"My

family loved Family Day," Beth

Vanderau

"They were impressed with

said.

"Cats football team and

my

little

the

brother loved

A iih a nati\ e

The Mexican group u as one of

J.ince.

many dance groups to

perform

Freshens (Yogurt)."

Sumo wrestling had a long waiting list of broth-

at the

Festival of

Cultures.

and parents wanting

ers, sisters

other at the sound of a gong. goal

was

to

each

to battle

The

participants"

demolish a balloon which seperaied

ihem.

"We were It

the

first girls

who

did

would be fun," Angie Barnes

wrestled

last

best friend

and

this

year

I

and

I

knew

sumo Day with my

wrestled with

my

little

was a really weird feeling. It felt very and was hard to walk because it was so big.

sister.

light

year during Family

it,

said. "1

It

My parents just laughed and thought my sislerand .

I

looked very funn\

The Bunuee Run was one

ol the

main

attrac-

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Saying good-

bye with a hug, Rachel

McKeown

bids

farewell to her father.

Family

^

Dav ^ua\c ^ o

â&#x20AC;˘

students a

chance

^

to

^

introduce their

q

families to

_ So g

their college lifestyle,

Getting a laugh watching friends fight. Janet Barnes.

Kerry Jones and Lindsay Jones w atch a sumo wrestling tight.

Sumo

wrestling

events offered

at

was one of

the

many

Northwest on Family Day.

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Life

special


ROMRII

VERSE coiiuiuii'il from lHii;c I6.-I music, dancing and various games.

crafts, food,

"We. my family and 1, all had a good lime at the Vanderau said. "We especially liked the ^umo wrestling. My mom was really impressed with the Native American storytellers."" The Ecombi Nigerian Dance Group, the Haskell Thunderhird Dance Group and the MexiIcstival."

can group. Grupo .Atotoniico Ja\enil. illustrated \arious backgrounds and cultures through story telling,

music and dances. They also sold items

such as clothing and Jewelry, made by their organizations.

"Plans for next year" s Festi\ already underway."" Natalie

would

ing again.

to I

involved.

It

to

""We

liked to have

ha\e had more white Americans

was

would have

said.

have the cultural danc-

One change would have

had made was

We

want

definitely

of Cultures were

al

Ukpokodu

not just for particular cultures.

had more white

liked to have

.Americans participate because they were a pari of

our culture as Included

well.""

in the festivities

was

"Our

the play

Young Black Men are Dying and No One Seems to Care." The Friday-night performance was offered on campus by the Multicultural Affairs Committee.

Although not everyone"s parents could make the trip to Northwest,

many

students

still

partici-

came

to

Northwest from .Xlabama so m\

parents were unable to

come up

for

Festival of Cultures with a friend

was sorry my parents missed

fun; they wt)uld

it.

have enjoyed

In addition to the

Family Day.""

anyway

Jennifer Mitchell said. "I went

I

to the

and her family.

Family Day w as

families look the opportunitv

iither

Marl.

full

Mart.""

I

look the oppor-

some food and other supplies at Wal-

Jason

Lengman said. "My

parents weren" t

much so took advantage of the situation."" Many families went the extra mile, choosing to

here

I

spend the day or evening to the

in St.

Joseph. Escaping

nearby town was an easy

way

to get

away

to

ings of Maryville.

"My

Maryville for the

Heather Culler football

game,

aged

do

at a

cultural booth.

Sean Chin and .Aiwah

show fellow

Ng

students

.Autumn Jacobs and Holly Luttnian and her mother Sue

Luttman Chinese ani tacts and

crafts.

along w

The booths,

ith slorv tellers,

said.

I

music, dancing and

arts

and

"We just

drt)ve to St. Joe

and

their families to cultures

across the >;lobe.

took off after the

and went out toeat I

hadn"l man-

in Maryville.""

Multiculturalism, diversity and enlerlammenl

enjoy eating,

played key roles in the structure of Family Day. The importance of Family Day was to give parents and students lime lo come together while

all

of food, candy and

items crowded the check-out lines

to

Wcirking

crafts Introduced students

wanted to get out of night so we went to St. Joe.""

parents and

and relaxed. This was something

it.""

on-campus events, many

exploring and shopping in Maryville.

Shopping carts

my parents were here.

from school and the general e\ eryday surround-

pated in the events. "I

"While

tunity to get

at

many Wal-

accepting that each was breaking

free.

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It was Wednesday night, and the proverbial "hump day" was drawing lo a close. The week

was

half over, and students were looking for a

way

to celebrate the

to

I

bed early was a

weekend. To some, getting fitting

reward for surviving

through what was typically considered the roughest part of the week. However, students chose to spend the night

"Like

it

or not. sometimes the best

relieve stress

add

to

was with

many

at local bars.

way

to

a good, stiff drink," Jeff

Clark said. Clark, like

many students, found the bars to be

one of Maryville's

finest nightlife attractions.

The World Famous Outback, Molly's and Palms were among

among

the

the

most popular taverns

college students.

Reasons varied for going

lo bars, but friends,

drinking and dancing seemed to be the most

common justifications. "The bars were a good place where I could my friends and socialize," Clark said. "Plus, you got to see a lot of people that you

relax with

wouldn't have normally seen during the day." Jeff VanFosson, the bartender known as

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"Nugcn" al the Outback, agreed ihal ihe niiniber one reason sliiilenlsover the age or2 giuoihehar 1

was

10 ha\ e a drink

w iih

iheir friends in "a social

My girlfriend \Nas a freshman

sitting al

home

gotten pretty boring."

all

the time could

VanFosson

For those not old enough provided alternatixe means

ol'

ha\e

Those siudents who worked at the bars said were definite disadvantages to the Job. "Sometimes it got pretty busy, and it was

said.

lough lo

social interaction.

possible."

Many ol'ihe bars pro\ ided dance music se\ eral week to help attract those who were not

old

enough •]

lo drink.

liked to

go

there

to drink, the bars

nights a

lo the bar to

dance with

my

try

and serve everyone as quickly as said. "Bartenders were

VanFosson

largely unappreciated,

no matter how hard we try it on my

They (customers) should side of the bar some lime." VanFosson also said people did worked.

not

Kimberly Adams saiijJikJt all of my but we could still go lo the bars friends were 2

Ihe bars because they did noi feel safe.

and have a good time."

i>ioiii

friends."

1

There was all

.

a special

i

change

much

controversy, a

in Ihe clienieie ui

Amid n^FWttinaflW^assed

drinking establishments

in

Maryville.

that the

1)1

was c|u«kiirii|lWtepr:^ai(|| coulii^o to Ijhe'^bats whenever I 10 un t H-Decembef. ^ since I donl

mm

come lo He said

Outback usually had between six and on dulytduriiig ihc busies! nights

tioiinriMs

mc

wctfc lu i.icvcnl anyone from gelling hurt.

"It

would be crazy

to say that fights didn't

happen, but wheilNlwy di*<*Hlf were usually nlin a matter of seconds."

prohibiting ihose under 19 frorh.beine.j "Ii

and

That

really cut a lot out of the Maryville nightlife."

atmosphere.

Just

this year,

she couldn't get into the bars." Clark said.

^

VanFosson

*he reasons-Jivere for-spending a I

c

ight at|a

bar',

one thing was cerlain--4hG-lQttal popular form of off-campiR

a^y^e the most

:nt for students

prtrsm

over the

a^eoM 9.

•« '^J|^

The Palms and The Outback, two

bars [xipular wiih

college siudcnis, provide a place to relax, sociali/.c and drink. Some minors found relaxing in bars iiriTicull

due

under

1

to a Maryville ordinance

banning people^

9 from entering. Photo by Chris Tucker

^


Memories alive forward

The StrollerNorthwest had

were accepted into the college's social realm. Mike the Dog's grave was a Northwest

started traditions

landmark. His stone marker, located

since

doors "I

it

opened

said.

to

remember,

staff

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

it

but. at the

An

initiation to the rites of love

began on

the

sexist."

thought that the tradition was a

Tom

little

Cameal. history and humanities

department chairman, tradition went, a

said. "But, as the

young lady had

to

be kissed on

the Bridge before the first snowfall of winter in

order to

One

become

forum of

Missouhan. Through the years anonymity. The Stroller was known

the \oriln\cst

he kept his

for his sense of

and

humor, keenness of obsenalion

and nobody was able

to save his life.

ability to recognize a joke.

President Uel

Lamkin

to

Hickory Stick was 2

game, the

gained possession of the Stick since 1985.

Another tradition was throwing someone mt Colden Pond. The tradition lessened in popularity for

many

reasons, not the least of

quietly the faculty did not suspect a thing.

University unique, but

Upperclassmen then took the freshmen to the courthouse where the Student Senate conducted

didn't

"Kangaroo Court." E\ en though the freshmen were subjected to shampooing, leg and hair tapings, haircuts and songs, they looked

past

Life

The

and the

game's score was car\ed on it. After stick was dipped into paint of the winning school's colors. The Bearcats had not

the

students to the college.

Student

3.

Northeast to keep the

1/2 feet long

students started Walkout Day. The first Walkout Day. Oct. 22. 1915. was a big success; word to walk out of classes was passed so

>',.

form of the

stick until the Bearcats beat the Bulldogs.

which was the

168

in the

Hickory Stick. The tradition began Nov. 1931. with instructions from Northwest

Skipping classes had always been a favorite pastime of students, and in 1915. Northwest

a

trips. v.eni

with a class spraying trees with arsenate of lead

football

a 'co-ed.'"

of the oldest traditions was The Stroller.

Stroller observed life through the

The

To the Memory of our Dog Died May 15. 1917 Mike, known for making field

Competition bred tradition

Kissing Bridge.

"Some

the

one day. Mike drank the poisonous compound

time, something to look forward to."

same

at

MIKE

in 1905.

"Like the Kissing Bridge

gave people something

to

initiation.

Administration Building's east entrance, read:

its

thought the traditions

were great." Tresa Barlage. Millikan

member,

it because it ended the five-week At the end of Walkout Day. freshmen

Mike the Dog. Walkout Day and

injuries caused.

traditions did not

"Traditions were what

David Douglass

come

However,

always draw incoming

made

the University,

said. "Traditions

to school

at the

made

same

the

time.

1

because of a dead dog."

Traditions began and were celebrated.

and the future were celebrated

in

The

them.

By Michelle Murphy


OiRc dcpicUtl

as

,i

wildc.il.

Northwest's famous mascot. Bobby Bearcat, entertains

game. Many limes Bobby, a permanent fixture at all athletic w as the highlight ol'the game and could increase the momentum of the crowd.

lans at a basketball e\ enls.

">

oiing

Uners embrace passionately on the Kissing Bridge under the cover of lore, a female student needed to be kissed on the

darkness .According to campus Bndiic before the Inst siioufall

^-

m

order to be considered a true co-ed.

TO.Trii.

jiJiÂť>!A\"5..iai^,.^

\

tin>

gravestone near the east wing of the Administration

Building identifies the final resting spot of Mike the Dog.

Mike went

to clas.ses with students

and became the school

nia.scot until his death.

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OCm TRADITIONS By Tower

A

piclure-porfcct

Homecoming found alumni

coming back to emcee

Staff

Stephens, had been involved with the show for five

Show, spectators

years because of his desire "to interact with other

lining the parade route without umbrellas. Bearcats

organizations." His involvement included being a

breaking a six-year

(he Variety

Homecoming

the Northwest campus "Rockin"

losing streak and

Through the Ages."

The three-night Variety Show kicked off the w eekend with emcees Jean Jones and Shaw n Wake returned to perform an act they had perfected while

gave

"It

me

a chance to entertain the student

life at

Northwest and the

Mu

body, especially with Phi

Alpha," Stephens

said.

Mu

Phi

Alpha's two-year tradition of winning

was preserved when

attending Northwest.

Student acts satirizing

part of three acts.

their skit

Excellent Adventure" was

"The Blues Brothers'

named

the outstanding

upcoming football game were the show's highlights. "This was my favorite part of Homecoming,"

skit.

Su/.anne Houston said.

"It

everybody

and tease everyone."

Droegemuller arranged and composed the music. "We had been rehearsing the skit for a month,"

to get together

Longtime Variety Show

was a chance participant.

for

Brad

Chris Droegemuller had the

skit written

by the

summer's beginning. Mike Dreyfuss and

Stephens of pride

said.

"We

took

seriously and took a lot

it

in it."

After the Variety Show on Wednesday, Jill Newland, sponsored by Alpha Sigma Alpha, and Kevin Spiehs, sponsored by Phi Mu, were crowned

Homecoming Queen and was excited and

"I

^%\

King.

surprised," Spiehs said. "It

was an honor to be one of the top five candidates." Thursday after the Variety Show, the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center parking

lot

gleamed from

Ash Bash. Although Maryville had already been home to many uncontrolled Tires, the only thing out of control at this bonfire was student the

spirit.

Only four years Peering out

from under a

old, the

Ash Bash had become

a

pep

rally

with more students attending.

A

fight

song sing-off with a $ 00 prize awarded 1

blanket of

version of the fight song

chicken wire.

Angel

helps assemble

This World"

Smoke

ro

A

^

would be,"

*>â&#x20AC;˘

^ ^

^

an astronaut

Bo

thought

it

was

McAdams

said.

said. "It

Luc Vangrootel. was good to see the

spirit."

Some of the Ash Bash

track

team members had heard about

at the

Variety

Show and decided conlinued to page

Life

'

"I

a lot of fun,"

team member,

school

the

g

#^ Student

"I

.

"

congregation from the men's track team also

track

â&#x20AC;˘

ours to be creative and different

made an appearance.

which featured

170

it

spirit."

not like everybody else's."

house dec.

and spaceship,

to the festivities.

thought

a Delta Zeta, helped to write their

"We wanted

Alpha "Out of

design,

I

version of the song to the tune of "Grease Lightning."

Alpha Sigma

moon

was new

corny as

McAdams said. "We had a good time singing

McAdams,

Delta Chi/

on the

as

and showing our

a piece of the

a crater

was not

"It

Brian Faulkner

bellowed from

group with the most creative and enthusiastic

to the

pomped

to 1

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Struggling to maneuver the giant

Zela

in

place on the lawn of the

Kappa Epsilon house. Jim Murnan and Julie Norlen help complete their house dec. "The Wild. Wild Northwest." The

Tail

bright decorations attracted the attention of passersby

and

occasionally caused traffic on

Cooper stand

Crcsccndomg

to the

Street to slow

down

or

still.

Imal pitch. Sigma Alpha Iota

members

finish iheir

Show entry "Back to the Future." Variety Show entrants w rote and practiced their skits months in advance to prepare for the Homecoming Variety

tradition.

.\

new blue

Ms

M

cV

M

follow. Alpha

waves Sigma

to the

.Alpha

croud as the traditionally-colored M & members donned M & M suits and

performed a dance for the judges, earning a second place award.

Homecoming

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171


OfflN' TRADITIONS ciinhiiiicit Jnini pujn'

170

make an appearance. Neither ihe Delta Zelas nor ihe iraek leant won. hin\ e\ er.

won

.\

group from the Residence Hall Association

the contest and look

Sigma Kappa, enjoyed her chance meet new people while helping with the -Sigma Kappa and .Sigma Phi Epsilon decoration. Jessica Cassidy.

to

home

the

money.

"We didn't win the money, but that's OK," Mc Adams "We had fun."

said.

Continuing the fun and Northwest traditions. Friday

"I

came from

the cily

and we didn't do anything

like

(house decoration)." Cassidy said.

that

The house decoration, which placed thud competition, was "Woodstock 74-"94."

in

Greek

Claiming the lop prize for the independents was

was Walkout Day and once again students relished iheirday off from classes. There was little rest, however, as students worked feverishly on decorations for

went really well and we spent a lot of time on it )." Lisa Schultes said. "We were excited about it. On

Homecomins

Walkout Day we worked

events.

Sigma Society

for

"The Wild Northwest."

"It

(

until

everything was done."

Finding the time to prepare for

concern for

many

Homecoming was

a

people.

"On some days we

Tad Hays.

didn't sleep at all,"

Delta Chi, said. "Thursday

worked around the clock sleep and then were up at

we were

out of class at

until 3 a.m., got three 6.

3,

hours

We didn't go to bed at all

Friday."

The hard work of

the Delta Chis

Alphas paid off as they won

first

division for their "Out of This

"We

(

and Alpha Sigma

place in the Greek

World"

entry,

Delta Chi had an idea that was similar to their )

(Alpha Sigma Alpha) idea." Hays

said.

together and said "Let's do something

more

"We

got

— both put

our minds together.'"

Work began on

the

house decoration starting the

beginning of September and they were

still pomping moon's surface up until the week of competition. House decorations were not the only thing rockin'

the

Maryville Friday night. The basketball team had their

annual season-starting celebration as they were "Rockin" the Arena." With tunes sung by Distinguished Gentlemen, routines performed by the Bearcat Cheerleading Squad and Collin Raye and Jeff Dunham ticket

Shawn Wake

giveaways, the excitement reached a frenzied

level as the

Northwest team showed off

their skills.

entertains the

audience

between

"I in

thought that the action on the court was great."

Brian

Cunningham

of

^

the Variety

-g

Show. Wake

h

liked

c

together."

skits

returned to

Northwest

to

emcee the variety show with Jean Jones.

172.

said.

"The best

minute show was the slam dunks and

how

part of the 30assists.

well the players on the team

I

really

worked

O

After the long Friday night of house judging, team

^

supporting and carousing, early Saturday morning

§ £

found crowds lining the

Student

streets awaiting the

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Homecoming. lulback

'

ii.irtcndcr

Anlhony Canpabasa

some eggs Andy

fixes lor

Allovvay during

Kegs a

&

Eggs

Northwest

tradition during

Homecoming. Participants in

Kegs

&

Eggs

paid SI 2 for a T-shirt, beer

and

e<z2s.

pomps the saloon. The Wild. Wild Norlhu esf house decorations. Michelle Wilson PullHij; the inishin.j una hcs on Greek di\ ision. The Delta Zeta and Tau Kappa EpMson house dec recei\ed second place m (he I

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"It

was great." Elise Sportsmann

said. "I wa.s

a blast: the floats were really great.

everyone teamed up Floats were not

all

work from everyone

to

I

having

like the

way

show Greek unity."

tun. requiring hours of tedious in\

ohed; many worked

late into

the night. "I

was

pomping expert." Kropf. a Sigma Kappa member, helped with the

first

"It

a

was

Sigma Kappa and .Alpha Sigma Alpha; this two sororities worked together. "I think it was very helpful." Annie Vandeginsie. Sigma Kappa president, said. "It cut down on lime for both sororities. At times there were conflicts, but we worked them out." Sigma Kappa was formed less than a year before Homecoming. Winning the float competition with Alpha Sigma Alpha helped them make a mark in their first-ever appearance al Homecoming. "It was a lot of fun with the Alpha Sigma Alphas." Jennifer Engelke. Sigma Kappa float co-chairwoman, said. "Not only did we learn how to do pomping and float, but it also helped us just to get to know the Alphas buill by

was

Honiccoiiiing parade.

a lot of hard v\ork."Can"i

Kropf said.

The was designed and

plaee winner in the highly competitive division.

"Rockin" Through the Ages"

tloat

the first time

better."

Watching the Hays,

"Our thing

go by was the favorite activity of clown chairman.

floats

who was

also Delta Chi

(float)

stood so

tall,

miss the electric wires." Hays so gigantic,

they had to drive to

said. "It (the float)

was

looked awesome."

it

The Delta Chi and Alpha Gamma Rho float "Heavenly Rock" placed third in the highly competitive division. Homecoming weather was once again a factor. Wind grabbed hold of the Phi Sigma Kappa

float

and ran

it

damaging its Bell Tower. Although some spectators were shivering in the cold, others found the into a tree,

weather mild and enjoyable.

"The weather was beautiful." Hays

said. "Last year

was wet and cold; people were getting sick." The lack of rain, which traditionally made an appearance at Homecoming, was a welcomed sight. It

"We were very glad much

it

wasn't raining because

"We

we put

all

would have

Saturday afternoon, the Bearcats battled

MI AA rivals

in so

time." Engelke said.

been very upset (had Missouri Southern

at

it

rained)."

Rickenbrode Stadium. The "Cats

were victorious over the Lions 41-33.

Homecoming win

It

was

the first

in six years.

During halftime. the M-Club Hall of Fame inducted Frank Baker. "40; John Green. "40; Joe O'Connor. "34; '69. The class of 945 was honored Golden Anniversary Class. Sunday. Doc Severinsen and His Big Band jammed

and Paul Stehman

1

as the

at

a concert in

Mary

Linn. Severinsen.

Grammy award-

winning directorof"The Tonight Show" band, rocked a full house with his trumpet-playing Finally.

Homecoming came

stroll

through Maryville

streets.

Bam Bam

The paper mache costumes were worn

by Delta Zeta members Rita DelSignore and

174

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Student

Life

from the Flintstones

Amy

Smith.

the Ages'"

was

left to

and conducting.

an end. Another year

spirit

and "Rockin" Through

the history

books as memories of

of carousing, lifting school Straight out of Bedrock. Pebbles and

to

sunshine on parade day and a Bearcat victory would certainly be cherished.

i^^m "^MH^


Alpha Sigma Alpha's version of the Jackson parades through the streets of Maryville to ceive

mache Homecoming parade

place for sorority paper

first

clowns. Weather for the '

was picture perfect and no one missed the

Vi

5

re-

pre-

cipitation of previous years.

*,.

I'ayint.'

hnnuigc

to

one of the favorite music

videos ol the iy80s, the Delta Chis recreate

Michael Jackson's "Thriller." The fraternity celebrated their 25lh anniversary with a

first

place win for their house dec and second place for their 'Thriller" clowns.

Homecoming Awards Variety

Show

Skits

Independent Phi

Mu Alpha-The

Blues Brothers' Excellent Adventure

Sorority Phi

Mu-Grease

Fraternity Delta Chi-Cheers

Best Overall Skit Phi

Mu Alpha-The

Blues Brothers' Excellent Adventure

Olio Acts

The Sons

of

Man

Pitches-My Old

Best Actor Chris Stigall

Best Actress Jill

Patterson

People's Choice Phi

Mu Alpha-The

Blues Brothers' Excellent Adventure

Floats

Best Float-Alpha Sigma Alpha and Sigma Kappa-Rockin' Through the

Ages

Competitive-Support

Staff Council-Rockin'

Through

to Victory

Highly Competitive Division-Alpha Sigma Alpha and Sigma KappaRockin' Through the

Ages

Mini Floats Sorority-Phi Mu-Pink Cadillac Fraternity-Delta Chi-

MTV

Independent-Sigma Society-Juke Box Best Mini Float-Phi Mu-Pink Cadillac

Pomp Clowns Fraternity-Phi

Sigma Kappa-Yellow Submarine

Independent-Sigma Society-Disney Characters Sorority-Alpha Sigma Alpha-Koolaid

Man

Costume Clowns Independent-Tau Phi Upsilon-Vlllage People Fraternity-Delta

Sigma

Phi-Village People

Sorority-Phi Mu-The Brady Bunch

Paper Mache Clowns Sorority-Alpha Sigma Alpha-Jackson 5

Independent-Sigma Society-The Chipmunks Fraternity-Phi Sigma Kappa-Famous Leaders Best Clown-Delta Sigma Phi-Village People Jalopies

Sigma Alpha-Boppin'

with the Bearcats

Parade Supremacy Sorority-Phi

Mu

Fraternity-Phi

Sigma Kappa

Independent-Sigma Society

House decs Greek- Delta Chi and Alpha Sigma Alpha-Out

of This

World

Independent

Sigma Society- The Wild Northwest Best House Decorations Delta Chi and Alpha

Sigma Alpha- Out

of This

World

Anticipating a crushing defeat to Missouri Southern, the

Sigma

Kappas and Alpha Sigma Alphas show their spirit and support with their first place float; "Rockin" Through the .\ges." The Homecoming parade highlighted the weekend's festivities.

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Homecoming 1^^175


1 pockelt)ooks Although Norlhwcsl managed to

would also have made every effort to make sure students received work study again and also a pay

dodge

raise."

financial aid

from

cuts

government, expen-

them

ditures binded

making

into

With

the federal

their

own

level.

loan program over the next seven years.

cuts in vvori< study.

work study money

to carry

over from year

however. Northwest got behind 994-95 academic year.

to year, 1

The University spent

The House and Senate leadership reached

an agreement to cut $5.9 billion from the student

Federal regulations allowed 10 percent of unspent

the Republican takeover of Congress,

cuts were definitely a top priority on the federal

in

the

Specifically.

Congress wanted to cut the direct-

lending program, which allowed students to bor-

row directly through the government by way of their financial aid office. This eliminated the

not only the carry over

funds that year, but also additional funds.

middlemen, such as banks and lending tions from the old loan system.

institu-

Del Morley. director of Financial Assistance,

But direct lending was not the only item Con-

more than $ 00.000 funds that year than they did in the 995-96 school year.

gress wanted to cut in order to reduce the deficit.

said the University had

1

1

"Sixty-si.v percent of regular student

w ork study

ees would have had

if

employ-

we had had

the

The House of Representatives passed a general included $47 million in financial aid cuts. The cuts included abolishing such programs as bill that

funding for that." Morley said.

the Perkins Loan, the Supplemental Educational

Although Morley said the 1996-97 year would not see any carry-over money, he was working on

Opportunity Grant and work study.

a proposal that

would have increased

from .$385,000

to ,S584.000.

the funds

This would have

Congress also discussed the possibility of ha\ ately after college.

Many students believed the cuts were too harsh

called for matching funds by the University, hut

would have meant more money in the long run. The University was currently on a 25 percent federal.

25 percent

institutional

matching agree-

and would hurt education. "I thought the government needed to spend more money on education, so they should not

ment, but Morley's proposal called for a 50 per-

have (talked about) cuts

cent federal. 50 percent institutional agreement,

Reelitz said. "I thought education

which meant 50 percent of the federal funds would have been matched by 50 percent of institutional funds.

Morley

-

ing students begin paying back loans immedi-

it

in

loans." Meredith

was important, was worth spending money on." No matter what the mood was among students,

the tide of the country definitely turned to deficit

said there

was

a

good

possibility that

would have gone through. "In principal. think the recommendations were accepted by the cabinet." Morley said. "We the increases

reduction and for

many

that

would mean support-

ing cuts in financial assistance.

I

176 ^Student

Life

By Chris

Triebsch

->V


Kryslal

Schmitt.

who

work mans the

recciNc's stLid)

.

circulation desk at the

Hbrary.

Schmitt along \s

ith

other

students lost

work study hours because of the lack of funds.

Cashing her paycheck. Sharon

Crawley receives her money from a cashier worker Lynetle Wells.

The Uni\ersity had

a

proposal to increase financial aid

tunds from 5385.000 to $534,000.

Christopher Dodson finishes the final

paperwork

for his

unsubsidized loan

at the

.Assistance Office.

Congress was

considering a

bill that

Financial

would

abolish certain financial aid

programs such as direct lending. Pell

Grant and work study.

Financial Aid

177


.

spiriting

spooks 1 haunt

--

Halloween Ghosts, ghouls, goblins and good times

Halloween struck again. Both and heart look

part

the

in

the

young

at

"Since

especially that night." Pearson said. "I had wanted to

For many people, Halloween was a lime

Halloween dance, sponsored by Hall Association, helped people dress up and have a "1

was

free candy.

the

The

party

u anted

was

to

sore the next day."

was not only limited

to dance, but also

to those

to

"It

was

a

didn't dance li

was a

much

(

usually and )

good

got

was open

for

anyone

to attend

on the nights of

Halloween and the evening before. Approximately

$800 was raised and donated to the American Red Cross.

"The basement was the Ferris. Delta

scariest

Mark

Lilian ghost played by

because of the

Dillenschneider."

Chi member,

said.

incorporated into the eerie atmosphere of the

haunted house. According

member, spearheaded the Halloween bash which had

many people

members maintained haunted house which

me moving,

parly."

organization of the

it

The legend of Lilian Townsend was

RHA

Jiffy Pearson.

three times as

it

went )

(

said. "T

good time." Joshua Roller

pretty

We

of public relations on

fraternity

The Delta Chi

Chad

ha\e fun and party with friends.

lots

their tradition of creating a

who

gave people a place

for years.

that

and relied on word of mouth."

good time on campus. everybody dressed up and

I

like

A

e.xcited to see

fun dancing that

dance

a

everywhere and did

Residence

who wanted

do

it.

to

dancing," Stacey McWilliams said. "I had so

much

had never done

I

we had to ask for lots of manpower,

tun

lrightcningl\

some

committee and

anything like

tradition.

dress up, party and get

my

age

attend than originally

to

Townsend

1912. She was buried in the basement and

supposedly continued

to

From haunted houses

expected.

to legend,

died while the house was being rebuilt from 1910

decorations filled they

tlrst

haunt the house. to

haunted

floor

halls,

ghost

Douglas Hall when

w on the hall decorating contest sponsored bs

North Complex Hall Council. Participants transformed their halls into creepy corridors.

"We

started about

three hours before they

judged," Susie McAllister said.

"We worked well

was surprised when we won since we did not start on it the week before like under pressure.

I

everyone else did." Regardless of what activities people decided to do. the spirits of the night could be seen emerging

from the ground and sw ooping through the Phi

Mus sing "Pumpkin

Phi

Sigma Kappa house.

to the residents of

Bells" as thc\

Phi

pumpkin carol

each house where they caroled.

178 ifj^ Student

Life

at

the

Mu members gave a pumpkin

spook

air to

trick or treaters.

By Tom Dcrringion


Trick-orircaling in

Douglas

Hall.

Charicc

Doulhal and her lilllc

brother

Conner receive candy

I'rom

resident

Heather

Herweck. The trick-or-treating

event was

sponsored by North Complex Hall Council.

Dressed as the

main character

rom

the

movie

"The Crow." Donovan Spears stands out from Chris ^hipps. Robert

Dierks and

Robert Schnieder

at the

J.W. Jones Student Union Dell. Later in

the evening, a

Halloween dance was held ni the

Union

Ballroom.

Ix-rily

illuminated by the light streaming through the construction paper. Susie McAllister covers an

overhead

hall light

contest. McAllister

with a jack-o'-lantern face

and her

first

fioor

in

preparation tor the North

Douglas niiormales won

first

Complex haunted

hall

pri/c lor their etforts.

Halloween

|ly 179


Getting

down

and

dirty,

Denise Ottinger, dean

of students,

washes dishes during the

Midnight Breakfast

where administrators, faculty

and

staff served

students on

Study Day. Ottinger

encouraged students to

provide her ^

w

ith

comments ^

and concerns â&#x20AC;&#x17E; about student

hving throughout the year.

180

g

> S ÂŁ

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Education and Background Outlook on vdiiiation:

"Wc

Ikivc

;i

changing

rougli ro;id ;ihc;id ol us: a lot ot lactors will alTccl

"We

using tuition costs," Otlinger said.

dL'ni(i;ji;i|iliiLA anil

need

to fight lor student life

and

MiiAi\al luilsidc ihc classriHiin experience."

Bachelor's

ol .Science

from Bowling Green State

l-,nglishand l-.ducalion ceil: led lo leach) (

I

in Ohiii.

Master's degree

Ph.D.

— College

— Worked

Education

in

.Siudenl I'ersonnel

at

Bowling

Cireen. Michigan.

cam

her doctorate in Higher

Administration trom Bowling Green Slate. "I focused on

me and bettering myself,"

Otlinger said.

"1

for 10 years then

enjoyed being

went back

to

school lo

a student again."

Work Deiiise Ottinger Dean

ot"

Students

Outlook on work:

Northwest)

Assistant Coordinator of Residential Life

Interview hy

(First years at

"I

focused on being a dean

who was

visible

and

accessible." Otlinger said.

Promoted

— Ashland University

(private institution).

to Director of Residential Life.

Christy Spoi^ua

Complex

director

— Western Michigan University.

Coordinator of Residential Life

Saginaw Valley

Slate College Iprimarilv

commuter

campus). I

thought (Northwest)

Director of Student Life

Promoted

was

to

— Austin Peay University

in

Tennessee.

Associate Dean of Students.

the best-kept seeret

Northwest Missouri State University (July 1990). Dean of Students Works with students, faculty and staff to promote the quality of student life. •

in the

Midwest. Put

Northeast up to

Northwest any day.

Organizations Mortar Board — national honor organization. •

(Northwest) has a more •

Student Senate.

diverse group of

Missouri College Personnel Association.

students.

Optimist Club

— vice

president.

— Denise Ottinser Hobbies Collects

'

first

edition signed books and reads

murder

myster_\

women

writers.

Collects Santa Clauses (a forever majiir in\'estmenl).

hodgepodge oi music

'

Listens to a

'

Enjoys clogging.

(i.e.

Kath> Mattea. Belle Midler. Peter. Paul and Mary).

References Tlirc'c

people she would dine with and why:

-

"She

Belie Midler

Eleanor Roosevelt

Dr. Jens

is

such

a cra/\

person. She would be great lo have

— "She was ahead of her time

Saddleme\er

"1

wish

I

could

lei

as she

at a

dinner table."

saw her role ahead of time."

him know how much he did

for

me."

Denise Ottinger

181


Expanding

Owens Libriuy undergoes a

Brcakinii from the tracJitional inuii^c of a library, B.D.

technological transformation as well as a physical facelift

The second

midst the renovations affecting the buildings at Northwest, the B.D.

Owens

Library quietly remodeled with disruptions to

The most

its

te\s

Owens Library was newly May intersession. Another

floor of

carpeted during the

was

big change on the second tloor

the purchase

of four microfilm and microfiche copiers for

staffer students.

VanDyke

$40,000.

visible changes,

said

the

according to library director Dr.

quality of the reproductions

was

Patt

VanDyke.came in the fomis new light-blue carpeting and art that became "newly visible"

"tremendous" compared

of

ones formerly used.

due

to

changes

Completing the

in the directions

of the reference colleciioii

collection

shelving.

I

Another modification was the

third

il

the

to the

the renovations,

lloor

browsing

was moved to the back

second

floor.

New divans

and chairs were also placed

t

removal of w hat VanDyke called =

there, providing a

the "visually distracting signs"

area for reading the newspapers

.ÂŁ

comfortable

hanging from the ceilings. The o

and magazines housed

brown-and-orange signs were

-^

collection.

replaced by clear ones.

J

in

'

A group of Composition

the 1

"I

it

and strenuous because

liked the colors and the

reference collection

so

"(Renovations were) hectic

was closer

was easier to help people,"

Carolyn Johnson, information

New

Owens Librars know n for its tradition

terminals.

VanDyke

its

assistant

Adam

Scott

would probably

Owens

CD-ROM

said "holes

made

of the

part to

the

B.D.

computer

were chopped laid,

The new conduit was connected toeight new octagonalworkstatiims systems were housed.

a quieter place near the east-side

addition of

laden with

Academics

use

a

new

Gateway 2000 computer. The computer

lab

added

24

Gateway 20()0s and live

Although three years were planned to complete the removal of some government documents that

Power Macs.

difficult to use, the majority

work was slated to be completed by 1

of

the beginning

996-97 academic year.

Owens traditional

Library, never strangled by the

image of a

library,

reno\ations to remain a leader

underwent these in

technology.

B\ Marlie Saxton 18:

tables

Andy shows them how to

throughout the library.

of the

Machines similar to fork-lifts were used to raise

the

windows and the

more group and team study

student worker, said.

books, Pedotto said.

convenient and wduld look

Convenience was also increased by moving

had proven too

move when

more

second tloor study area from a high-traffic area to

"The shelves (were) the biggest challenge to move," Kelly Pedotto, second floor periodicals

theshelvesoff the floor to

said. "It

be

better."

eliminating tangles of wiring.

CD-ROM

Droegemueller

Library.

through the floors" so conduit could be

where the

administration

microfiche machines and upgraded

technologies, continued this

by remodeling

tour watch as

CD-ROMs, were

addition to the

.

state-of-the-art

didn't

library

a

know what was going to go on,"

carpet, in

renovations

librarian, said.

I

students

12

on


Library

^183


Education vtluiulioii: "\ \MHikl li.i\c

Outlook on

itiDughi ihcic

\\

liki.'i,l

lo sec

cilucilum

ivl;iin

imiiv basic cdLicaiuin.' lIcniA said.

as a icndcncN lo o\ er-suphist jcalc the approaches to education.

It

seemed

"

to rue that cieineniai^

and secondan education did not devote enouuh lime lo the basics and the foundation ol all leainini;. Wt replaced thai u ith w hat seems, to me, to be It ills Hut u ilh th.it, a lot iirsiuinysters are probabis more cducatec than

am."

I

I'cru .State Collesie

Bachelor's deiirce

Master'

:iec

m

Nebraska.

t'ni\ersilv ot Kansas.

Work Outlook on work: Sometimes

But. •

Public relations

Public Relations

.Assistant protessor ol

Public Relations Otiicer

Interview by

problems as

did to sports viewing.

thai ha|ipcn," llcnr\ said

— Wichita Slate

— Northwest

in

l!iii\ersity ireali/etl

August PKi9. in this

lie

came

alter

leaching was not his calling).

being approached about the job b)

capacity since this lime and has worked under

ihrei.

He was an,\iou> I

but

I

I

1

future."

had

Hobbies and Personal Favorites

devoted as much time to serious

let

it ea.sy tor a while and do virtually nothing." would he investigating other opportunities before too long," Henry said. "I had a leu things ir at least planned on being in Maryville in ihe lorcsccabk didn't want to do anything full time.

suspected

mind I

shouklnl ha\c

Relirement; Plans lo lake

"I

I

I

University presidents. Found each of the these presidents to be demanding in their own ways. under each transition, but in retrospect he said there was nothing to be anxious about.

if

journalism

Everett Brown, assistant to the president. Has served

Chris Triebsch

often said

became number one ami

— Peru State College.

Bob Henry Officer

the job

that u.is the lealits ol lile."

Enjoys playing

golf.

I

'

Sports junkie.

'

Enjoys reading newspapers and spends the

I

first

hour of his day reading them.

could have cured '

Does not have a

favorite movie, but said he has probably

w alched

Gone w ith the Wind"

more than any one,

cancer, or at least the '

common

Listens to Biu

Band music.

cold.

— Bob Henry

Experiences Outlook on experiences: Sometimes, I enjoyed being permitted to be involved in many activities of thd University, both in publicizing them as well as being a part of many of the decision making processes," Henry said.

Recovery of the 1979 Administration Building fire and preparing a marketing approach to sell the recovery governor and the general assembly for funds to help take care of the damages. He did not lobby, though;

to the

Enjoyed the tremendous support he has received from family, admmislration, faculty and students.

The

staff

he helped employee

at the

University was rewarding.

References Three people he would dine with and why: •'Family

184

Academics

Carolyn Henry

Ann

His urandchildren.

Slough,

is

terribly important to

(his wile).

Mark Henry and Kirk Henry

(his children).

me." Henry

said.


Public-

Relations Officer.

Bob

Henry, practices his

golf swing in his

L'niversity olTice.

Henry

ended over

5 20

o

years of

service to â&#x20AC;˘<

Northwest

g when he 1 retired [7

at

the

end of the

fall

5 semester.

Bob Henry ^^185


Elementary,

n

ear Student t

Horace Mann Elementary School provides an education for primary' students

f

while teaching education majors skills for their future occupations

'hile college students learned skills for

their

students to enroll their child in the program,

The teacher was assisted by

future occupational endea\ors.

elementary school children diligently

a full-time or half-

lime graduate student. The number of practicum

worked

to learn the three Rs. Horace Mann Elementary

students in each section varied

School, a private elementary

enrolled in the class.

by how many students were

school which served children

Mann

Because Horace

pro-

nursery through 6th grade.

\ided a learning environment

provided an education for students, young and old.

allowed the private school

forits future teachers.

A formerelementary. middle and high school

in the

utilize facilities

1950s,

Horace Mann down-scaled

its

Northwest to

on campus such

swimming

Mary

ra

as the

m

Linn Performing Arts Center

pool.

a.

Size to develop a lab school

^

designed

.ÂŤ

"Everyone was absolutely

at

6

wonderful and cooperati\e."

Northwest. Education majors,

.o

Richardson

of

to aid in the

education

curriculum

majors

and other resources.

whose emphasis was language o arts,

math, science or social

sludies, taught the classes

versity

us

Q-

w hile

Diligently working on his

Squaw

a teacher coordinated activities.

Creek project. David Gibson-

"The teacher had a meeting every week with the practicum

Cornelia

students from each of the four

to the

tills in

"These meetings would give the students were more like facilitators They w alked around and observ ed

direction, so the teachers

to see if the

practicum students w ere having any

problems and

to

Each grade had a

maximum

of 25 students. first

make

sure

went

list

for children

wanted them enrolled.

come,

at

list, but demand was Mary v ille. but the surrounding

absolving the waiting

areas as well.

With

first

a high

demand

of students and a high

Mann

serve basis with few restrictions. While the school

supply of instructors. Horace

lacked specific resources for special-needs

education to both elementary students trying to

amount of attention students received sometimes encouraged parents of special-needs

advance

students, the

try

to the next

offered an

grade and college students

ing to ad\ ance to a real job.

B\ Mike Johnson 186

we had

we needed." Horace Mann had a waiting

high, not only from

be there for guidance."

Applications were chosen on a

to

everything

creek to observe wildlife.

Richardson, assistant director of Horace Mann,

orcoordinators.

"The Uni-

whose parents Music teacher Nina Schnieder reinembeied when the situation was much worse. "There w as ajoke that if you w anted yourchild enrolled in Horace Mann, you had to sign them up before they were even bom," Schnieder said. The school's administrators were working hard

class. Cornelia said his class

areas to coordinate the week's activities," Joyce

said.

his data sheet for

said.

w orked very clcsely with

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,

I

oinriiy

)

Black

Krisly

ind

e n ne he

y

;jr;iduateassis-

lani.

hold a

siring

during

recess.

Stu-

nts at North-

Acst took ad-

\antage of the

hands-on experience of the

elementary school.

Working on a mind map of Squaw Creek. Lynelte Tappemeyer hammers away at the fourth grade projects along

students grow

Mann

v\

iih a

couple of students. Helping

mcniall\ was a goal of Horace

instructors.

Horace Mann


Education and Background C'hiisiian BuhIilms ("olloyc I'ivp;ilor> (CliC). a p.niKhial school

•.Si.T\(.\linM.iriiK'slorihiVL'\i.-ais. lie scr\al.ii

prisoners \:oun niarlialcJ

Sor\od

the College

of Education and

Human

Bachelor

Master's decree

Ph.D.

Arts

minor

in liiylish.

in

lowtl ihc desert and beyan to appreciate

m

.S|ianish

its

— North Texas Stale Uni\ersiiy.

Secondars School Ailniinistiation

in Hiiijlish l-Alucation

and Spanish

Taiiiihl tiiiglish

Taught

in St.

Taught

in Flagstaff. Ari/.. at

Valley school

t ultimately want to

Llni\'ersit\ ol

— North Texas Unisersity.

Missouri.

Louis

in Illinois.

Chaiiiinade.

at

the ultimate

— Did

a difference?

not objective

I

make

We

district in

become

Assistant Superintendent

m

this

f:)eer

Deer Valley, Ariz.

Dean of College Education and Human Services

al

Northwest.

Plays tennis and rides bicycles.

Reads spy noNcls. romance

Travels a

lot,

He

in a

particularly enjoys soccer.

He went

to see the

World's Cup.

generic sense.

especially to see family.

are

enough

Family to •

say that about

Someone

else has to say

Northern Arizona State Uni\ersity for eight years. During

Hobbies

a difference. That

ourselves.

ol

question

••!

in ('alilornia,

period a leave of absence was taken for a year to

Mike Johnson

would he

TuciU\-NiiK' I'alms

Services

Interview by

make

lViHlkloii,.i inilii.ii> piisoii loi Anicncaii

lioiii \arioiis i.-oiiiilrics.

Work

Ryan

Joseph

'.iiiip

Si. l.ouis.

.'

bcaut\

Dean of

at

(

Rosalie

(

v\

ife

),

an

RN-BSN at Mary ville Health Care. They went to elementary school together

and met through church. •

Kathleen (daughter) married

Kevin (son)

mamed

to

to Sharin.

Lance Button. Has two children

He works

for the

it.

— Patrick and Nathaniel.

Environmental Protection Agency as a

scientist.

— Joseph Ryan

Keith (son) married to Sarah.

live in

He

is

They ha\e one daughter. Molly Maureen, and

a physician.

Arizona.

References •

Joseph Ryan, father

my •

188

Academics

father \er\

— "There wasn't any thing

much because

— an English teacher CBC. Joseph — "They taught me

Brother George

Sisters of St.

special about him.

he was always there and taught

me

He was a good man.

the things

I

needed

to

I

loved

know."

at

all

a love

-g

I-

of learning. They required a discipline

^


Joseph Ryan

.^189


Experimental

M

rocCuction Pursuing an interest

in theatrical

involvement, students lead themselves

into successful lab series

howcasini: lalcnt. Noilhwesi sUidcnls

Inlorniation about the crew, managers, de-

slrovc for the spotlight in the lah series.

signers and technical director as well as informa-

Theater students sought an opportunity

tion about auditions, rehearsals, costs

to put their creative Hair

The

performances

on

was designed

lab series

ferred performance dates

stage. to give students

who

with their theatrical knowl-

in fall

to learn

the staging

more about

and production of

directed her second play

1993.

the director

was given

$40

a

budget and could then contact

"The purpose of the lab sewas to provide anyone in

all

community

^

work on a theatrical production that wouldn normally tit into the main stage." Mark Yarns,

-g

the University

t

assistant

of the staff to select a

normally three weeks long but

jE g"

became much shorter. "It was concentrated

time:

we only had 24 hours

of re-

hearsal time," Yogel said.

theater professor. S

"We

said.

lab series

was an

outlet

2o

"The

had

to

put our

The

selected

staff then

other participants, such as acRoy. played by thealcr inajDr Shad

tors

and a lighting crew. After

Ramsey, reminisces outside the Lone series offered a lot of

chances, especially for di-

rectors."

really

noses to the grindstone."

which gave new opportunities ÂŁ for people on main stage productions.

Yarns

said.

re-

which was

hearsal schedule,

ries

first

and preapproved

to

After selected by faculty,

theater.

The

had

before the performance, explained Tracey Yogel,

opportunities to experiment

edge and

all

practices started, there

Star Bar during a rehearsal of the lab

series

production,

'"I9.'i3

was

weekly production meeting

Pink

make

Thundcrbird."

sure everything

a to

was

coming together smoothly and

In spring 1995. the theater

department selected a number of dales for the

seeing that "everyone got together about perlor-

following academic year's lab series. After the

mance and

dates were finalized, students were selected to exhibit a production or to participate in the series.

Students could participate

sets,

the

shows

were given the opportunity

of practice,

it

Yogel

said.

months of preparation and weeks

was show

time. During a reception

following each performance, the play was dis-

de-

cussed and critiqued by a mentor chosen by the

signing costumes, being stage managers or acting.

The week before

,

by

in the lab series

designing a show, directing, designing

technical ends,"

Finally after

director, designers, actors

Using the lab

started, students

to rehearse using the

and stage managers.

series as a

and

theatrical interest

chance

to express a

desire, students

completed |

stage.

Each show was presented twice, once on

Friday evening and again Saturday afternoon the Charles

Johnson Theatre.

in

productions on their own. Having a budget and a set

show time,

the bright lights of the

were calling upon

their creativity

and

main stage talent.

By Angela Wheeler 190

Entertainment


fl


Education and Background Outlook on education:

"1 u.is a I'irsl

m m\

UHingcsl ol'fivcchiklivi)

genciallun

And

lamils.

h.id

ii

L'nllciiL'

sUkIlmh."

been

iiui

DcWuiriy

was ihi.' m\ Iuhik'

said, "1

lt'iai.'onimiinil\ Liillcyi; in

"

lovvn,

probably wcuild ha\c ml-nlt gone

1

Muskcgnn Coniniunil) College

Bachelor

Master's degree

Ph.D.

ot

in

Mulligan.

— Wcslern Michigan t'ni\ersiiy.

Science/Business Adminislraiion

— Wesiern Michigan

— Noilhcrn

l'ni\ersii\.

Illinois I'niversiiy.

Work DeYoung

Roil

Dean of

the College

Outlook on work: better.

"

DeYoung

of Professional and

I

is

working wilh

laciillv

and

sliidenls to help

make

ihe rLilure

am commiiled to the notion ot continuous improvement. gel up every the I'un day am going to have. The belter day am going to have, belter

morning and think about than yesterday.

reward

".\I\ best

said. "1

1

1

try lo figure out

w ays

I

to

improv e

and

ihai

help other people.

lo

I

gel discouraged

who get up every morning and gripe and dislike what' s going lo happen

really easily about people ."

Applied Studies

the rest of the day

Interview hy

— Western Michigan

.Assistant Professor

professor and tenure.

Was

a

L'niversily.

department chair for

i\\i>

Promoted

Aniiiihlci McMciniiicil •

to associate professor, then lull

\ears then an associale dean lor

Dean of the College of Professional and .Applied Studies

li\

e sears.

— Northwest Missouri State Uni\

ersity.

Hobbies younger) for sure

I

didn't

what

I

know

wanted

do when

I

grew up,

lo University fitness center three or four times a

Play

s

tennis

Ran

a

couple of marathons. Ran six days a week

to

until

week.

he had back surgery and hasn't been able

run since.

Reads

books

to

and goes

(When DeYoung was

the Cliroiiiclc ofHifilicr Education

thai are

and the USA Today, which publish reading

being read on college campuses.

two of the books in

the top

1

He goes down

the

list

and

if

lists

he hasn'l read

of the

al least

he goes out and reads them. Reads Sue Grafton's mysteries and John

0.

Grisham's novels.

hut

I

knew

I

didn't •

want

to

do what

I

was

Goes camping with

hunter. "I

Yellowstone National Park,

camper but

having

to do.

— Ron DeYouns

his travel trailer.

go and observe. there

was

Enjoys hiking while camping but

hunt with binoculars." While the

I

his wife

a buffalo 4 to

."^

needed

to

go

to the to the

feet outside the door.

On

is

not a fisherman or

De Youngs were camping

bathroom, she

in

tried to lea\e their

a separate incident.

DeYoung was

attacked by a wild turkey.

Enjoys movie

Listens to soft rock.

One

classics.

of his favorite movies

is

"The Bridge Over

the River

Kwai."

Family '

Wife

'

Eldest daughter Laura works

'

'

is

a

program

specialist for the First

Becky, the youngest,

is

at

United Methodist Church.

Kiddie Castle.

attending graduate school

at

University of Missouri-Kansas City.

Three cats and one dou.

References People w horn

DeYoung

are considerate

192

Academics

associates with are intelligent, like to converse about difference things,

and have somethinii

to

contribute lo the conversation.


i.-

i

Ron DcVoung exercises in the

University fitness center in

Lamkin

Activity

Center.

DeYdung

said

he u as

conslanlh IrNin;: Id

iinprine and

make

e\ er\

day belter than the da \ before

Ron DeYoung

193


Jeremy Poynler, Talent Development Center chemistry assignment. Sixteen

TDC

tutor, assists

Joey Turk with her

employees helped over 650 students over the

course of one semester.

Writing Center graduate assistant

Kim

Piatt

guides composition student Heather

Toole> through an assignment. Composition 101 and 110 students visited the Writing Center as part of their class while use the facilitv as well.

194

Academics

1

1

1

and

1

1

2 students

w ere encouraged

to


Student Aid

Development Center and the

Talent

utors of the Talent

The

Development Center

in a

hundred and and

1.1

fifty three

19 hours

tutoring did help and

1

I

could remember what

the

fall

I

in

learned before by

The Writing Center, another academic

TDC office manager,

also offered

service,

They

help on business letters and professional forms such as a career applications.

The subjects most

Some

students requested

mathematics for 93

^

students; chemistry for

ÂŤ

for

bioloiiv students.

TDC

basis

difference

^

from

TDC

of the

applicants to the TDC.

were

There

six

in

a

compoMUon

the dictionary while

assignment

in the

sUidciu, looks

up

a

uord

working on a composition

leatlers for a

He

had tutored for three and one-half

regularls

worked

and

tutor unprc|iared

under-

graduates w ho had completed a writing practicum 1

10 were

required to go to the Writing Center twice a

week

for a writing lab.

"The major pur|iose

eight to 10 hours per

trieil lo

to let students

ot the

Writing Center was

be better writers," Brenda Ryan,

Writing Center director, said. "The process of

students.

thought one of the things a tutor had

explain the subject material in

many

ways, because teachers only had lime material in one way," Poynter said. to find out

Tutors were chosen

course. Students taking English 101 or

Jeremy Poynter. an undergraduate biology and

week. Poynter, hov\ e\ er.

all

the

from graduate English

Writing Center.

supplemental study program.

years.

in

while

writing.

major

undergraduate tutors and 10 siudenl

tutor,

that the

Writing Center was for Dennis Cord,

graduate and eight

chemistry

was

tutored

subjects

GPA

a

all

tutoring

in

compositions. The main

were ^ needed, they were 2 selected on

and the Writing

Center

tutors

,\n

the

differences between the

and ^ 45 ^

students;

students

wondered about

were

with

help

"|

was renected

offered assistance for English composition.

said.

^\

the three R's

so happy."' Poynter said. "I liked tutoring because

students visited the

were spent during

semester MM?," Pat Nodes,

49

those looking for

tutoring."

aceounting to zoology. "Si,\

i^ive

more than just

I

TDC offered student-led study groups

wide variety of rigorous eourses, ranging from

TDC

in

"Most students tutored got As. which made me

lor students' acadeinie problems.

^-"^

hand

students" grades.

and the Writing Center were the saviors

The

Center

Writini^

additional help in education an academic

what was the best way

see (the point).'"

to

do was

different

to teach the

"M\ Job was

for students to

w

was

most important."" and the Writing Center offered academic .services to students who were willing to ask for help. With the help of these centers, riling

The

the

TDC

people became stronger students and stonger academically.

B\ Toru Yamauchi Writing and Talent

Development Center

195


Speaking of her recent (ravels [o

China. Francis Shipley, interim dean

of the

arts

and sciences, presents a lecture

during

Geography Awareness

Week. As

a

professor,

chairwoman of the

human

environmental sciences and interim dean

of the arts £

and sciences,

"

Shipley kept «

busy

5

schedule and

S

a

was

196

rarely at

§

home.

Q-

,

Academics


Education and Background Otillook

on education on

liailk-lor's ilegree

Master's degree I'll. I),

-

(lie collcfn' level:

I

he

ii\ci;ill jioal

lor

going

lo

college

is

an "overall

heing a prochicine Lili/en."

pre|xiraliiin lor

Norlhvvesi Missouri Siale Universily.

— Iowa Stale Universily.

llniversilv of Missouri.

Work .hool leaeher

Protessor - Norlhwesl.

wa.s her first opportunity lo leach at Ihe college level

ll

Frances Shipley

— Grundy Center and Coon Kapids. Iowa.

master's degree. She

came

lo

Northwest on

have been two years has turned into 2S years," Shipley

Professor, Professor, Chairperson of the

Chairwoman of

Human

of the College of Arts and Sciences

Human

She was named the search for a

Environmental

and also one year after she received her would like it. "What might

a irial basis lo see if she

been

a

good experience."

fcinvironmenlal Sciences Department and interim

Dean

— Northwest.

Ihe interim dean when Gerald Brown left the position as interim dean. While new dean was ongoing, Shipley was selecled to till the position. As dean, acted

between

as a liaison

said. "It has

ihe lacultv

and administration.

Sciences and Interim

Dean of

the College

Family

of Arts and Sciences Grew up

'

Interview by

m

Burlinulon Junction. Mo., ^m a farm.

Oldest of lour brothers and one

sister.

Riibx Dittmer Her family

like

her

in

is

important lo her, and while she cannot spend as

life.

much time with them as she w ould

Kansas and Oklahoma, they still play a vital role 3 nieces and nephews, eight step nieces and nephew s and three great-

live across parts of Missouri,

because they

She also has

1

nephews.

When Students

are

Hobbies more involved

in the •

Yard work and mowing and pruning her yard and llower gardens.

Enjoys walking outside.

Enjoys reading

education they get, they

become more

active learners. There

ueneralions of

will be

the

an evolution

way we

— She

visited that country.

women

in

Maya Angelou and books about China. She recently book she read was "The Wild Swans." a book about three

likes reading

The

last

China.

in

carry out

Favorite Trip •

the educational process

She and a friend rode

up

at

in a

plane that lieu into the Grand Cany on, and she look pieUires looking was a real experience," Shipley said."ll was great to ha\e done. 1

the mounlains. "That

would never do

it

again.

It

took

me

awhile lo get

my

legs back."

and the way students arc involved.

— Frances Shipley

References Three people she would dine with and why: i;ieanor Rooses ell - W hen Shiplcs attended Norlhwesl as an undergraduate. Roosevelt spoke al Northwest and was an mspiralum to Shipley.

Dean oi

Her molher

the College o\

Family and Consumer Sciences

— A great supporter throughout her

at

ISU

—A

real

mentor,

life.

Frances Shipley

197


Dean of

ihc

College of Arts and

Sciences

Taylor

Barnes heads a department chair meeting in

Colden

Hall.

Barnes

brought over

20 years of educational

5

and military § expenence to « the position

g

he was

^

recently

appointed

198

''

'

'

to.

§

f

Academics


Education and Background Outlook on ol vsurk

ihmk ihat, in ihe broad sense, education prepares you lor your world olyour life." Barnes said. "Education will provide the prerequisite the demands of the world of work."

luliicalioii: 'I

in

terms of the

rest

lor (he basis of lulfillins:

Columbia. Mo.

Sciiool in

lliLknian

Uni\ersit\ of Missouri-Columbia

l'ni\'ersiiy

l)ni\ersitv

lliyli

— Bachelor's degree of Missoun-Coliinibia — Master's degree — Doctorate of Illinois

Work •

Taylor Barnes Dean of

the College

of Arts and Sciences Iiilcrvicw

Marlic

When we

of the

ROTC

Commissioned

while an undergraduate

into the Air Force for

at

the University of Missouri-Columbia.

20 years where he was an intelligence officer and

specialized in the Middle East.

member

of the

Force .Academy

in

Colorado Springs. Colo.

Eaculix

Spent one \ear on scbatical lea\e

Chair of Geography Department

Chair/Associate Professor of Geology/Geography

Dean of

by

Sii.xtou

Member

.Air

the College of Arts

at

the Pentagon.

at .Air

Force Academy.

and Sciences

at

at

Northwest.

Northwest.

talked about

Hobbies technology's role in [:iilo_\s

education,

we were

v\alking.

not Likes pla\ ing golf.

talking about

computers

Readinc Colin Pouell's book.

"Mv American

Journev.

in the

Family classroom,

we were About family: "1 grew up in central Missouri." Barnes said. " ha\ e two brothers and one sister. was married in college and have two daughters: one is a high school speech teacher in Colorado, I

talking about

I

the other

the Child

is in

and Family Sciences master's program

at the

University of Kentucky.

enhancing the learning process.

— Taylor Barnes

Unusual Experience Culture shock: tiMlet paper.

"My

Hey.

I

first

had

experience using a Middle Eastern

to figure out

what

to

do

toilet."

Barnes

said.

"There was no

to use itl"

References Three people

I

would dine

with:

Chief of Staff of the .Air Force. "We worked together on a Social .Actions Gen. David Jones Program to combat racism which was prevalent in the .Air Force in the 1960s and 1970s: I was •

a Social Issues Officer."

Gen. John C. Rees

Air Force

me •

in

1

915.

— "He w

He

is

the

as an instrumental person in allow ing

one w ho suggested teach 1

at

me to use geography

the .Air Force

Academy. He

in the

also helped

gel the job there."

James Irw in Middle

in the

— "He was East.

I

the astronaut that thought he could find

worked with him

Noah's Ark on Mount

.Ararat

as a geography director."

Taylor Barnes

199


Defending win

*Cats

court

conference was

jft

a

banner year for the Northwest men's tennis team as ihes

finished with an overall record of 22-4 and a final ranking of in the

nation for Di\ ision

II

1

1

at

team

"Nick's desire to

men on

having

to

Rosew^ell said.

ville

was a

said.

that

stuck out

University

at

how

attract

were,"

more

Rosewell

support. Schools with extra scholarship

was

Jarolim

in the top

who won

money was an

players. Beating these fully-funded teams

said.

in-state scholarship,

"When

a

more money than you

which was about $5,000."

team was beaten and they had did.

I

that

much

thought that was a remarkable

accomplishment."

The

25

from Subrt.

money

"We did all this, and a lot of people didn't realize this, but we got

in the nation.

Dave

way would be

members made the intra-squad camp better." Ptasnik

by with just one

said.

Eduardo

other key players were

such

can work together.

accomplishment.

second

we

strong

Northwest's top player and finished the season ranked

Some

that

Bearcats finish the next

One

had an advantage because they could give more scholarships and

could have beaten them;

Rosewell

5

1

like to see the

top 10 in the nation.

"This provided great practice and the critiques made our game

scholarship

and Central Oklahoma.

that's

the

player Steve

Although Northwest was competitive with schools such as

Edwards-

the conference, our

in si,\

made

better

skills."

Southwest Baptist and Washburn, the team did not have the same

in

"On some of the weaker teams

big deal for us."

in the

keep a solid team

"Having

15

for a lot

Rosewell" s mind were Southern Illinois

make himself

harder and

strategies better."

opponents

Baptist, ** Mark

No. 5 on the team, and won

improve our indi\idual

Rosewell said he would

Some oul-of-conference

Southwest

try

pull together to

season ranked

of depth.

we ever beat

**It

that

team made

the

to

1

him was Nick

Ptasnik said.

for the successful season

and he added

finished the year 25-

really surprised

the national tournament.

team

Rosewell credited the whole

Grst time

who

McFee, who moved up from No. 6

schools.

was the

Dave Mende/,, who

Rosewell said one player

The team, coached b\ Mark Roseuell. went undefeated (6-0) in the MI A A. and also w on the conference and regional championships. ""Southw est Baptist and Washburn University were probably our toughest conference opponents." Rosewell said. "That was the first time we ever beat Southwest Baptist. It was a big deal for us."

**That

conference, and

in the

ih

lack of scholarship

their

money, however, did not stop

the

team

winning year.

By Jim

the doubles

Miller

Hitting the seasons highlights Eduardo Jarolim

^The team

was ranked

Emporia

in the

posted a third place fmish in the

State Universitv Invitational.

were runners-up

Phil

White (26-3

3/4 singles, 5/6 singles

^ Eduardo

also

players in the

and 3 doubles.

nation

^Try-Stan Crook, Nick McFee and Dave

^ The

Mendezwere named MIAA singles champions.

Topeka, Kan.

^MIAA

doubles champions were Eduardo Jarolim and Dave Subrt. Jony Leitenbauer and Dave Mendez placed 2nd in the competition as well as Nick McFee and Tony Biasing.

^ The

^ Dave Mendez,

^ Eduardo

nation.

arolim ended his

1973) have the record.

Jarolim was ranked 24th in the

top 25 tennis

at

in

Thev

among

tennis players.

team won the Midwest Regional

in

tennis-plaving career at Northwest

with a 19-7 singles record and a 25-4

Kdu.irdo Jarolim

doubles record.

Tennis player

Northwest team defeated Southwest

Baptist for the

first

time.

The win was

the 21st

dual match \'ictory ot the season breaking the previous record of 20 set during the 20-7 season

of 1982.

Jarolim with Dave

Subrt

won

the

MIAA doubles championship.

200

'

Sports

more

singles

cat since

with a record of 25-1,

matches in

Jim Gerstner

a

won

season than any Bear-

in 1982.

Gerstner and

Jarolim and Jony Leitenbauer took

2nd and 3rd place Dave Subrt took

in

MIAA competition while

4th.

^"


lAki;irdii J.moIimi lln'.;ltk^ ihc h;ill

his

opponcni. Jarolim

h;ick

to

ended

his collegiate tennis playing

eaieer v^ilh a l')-7 singles record.

NickMcl-ec slams a

match

at the

ships. Mcl-'cc

his return

MIAA

was

during

champion-

(he No. 5 seed

MI.\.\ champion with a record ol

Jony Leitenbauer prepares 10 return the ball in the

u c

s

t

match against Soulh-

Baptist

University.

Men's Tennis

I

,

..

201


Coming Young nctters

short

IndinMIAA Aionica

ucn

Seles staged a hcrakk-a rcium and Sieiri Ciral

another grand slani, but some

\cl

most evening women's lennis

ol the

aetion happened at Northwest.

Faeing lough eompetition and the exit ot two ke\ plasers. the tennis team persevered to a 15-4 reeord and a seeond

women's

place tlnish in the

beat the

a high note as the three-lime

champions opened with dual

wms

detendmg

MIAA

doubles team

ol'

Ann

Mill

and

Ham

I

lalc.

the final matches.

MIAA eonlerence.

The year began on

BU

Not every game was victorous; however, as the "Cats saw its three-year MI AA tournament championship stopped by Northeast Missouri State at the cimference championship tournament during

Even though the loss ended the team's winning it was not necessarily a low point.

streak.

Caputo

said

o\er Central Oklahoma and

"We almost

upset Northeast in the conference tournament, and

they were a really good team." Caputo said. "They were supposed

Emporia State. These wins set the pacC

**Lasinfi the final

team went on

another

to post

1

of Southern Colorado and

conference

St)uthem

tournament was hard, ** Lia Ruix

by

Illinois

identical

Casady recalled her doubles match with Lucy Caputo as her most memorable

said. **As well as losing two of our best players front

match. I

were playing

against Colorado."

"We

Casady

said.

were down 6-3 and we

went on

to

win

the the

game

9-

Everybody thought we were out of it, but we knew we weren't." shut out Baker University. Casady played her first

it

came down

liked to have

to the last

gone four

couple matches.

for four (consecutive

suffered the loss of two four-year players as Julie

The team

Fritz graduated.

make a difference. "We were not as strong

According

to

Lucy, the losses

did

said. it

"When

will suffer.

as

we were when they were

two players

a team loses

as

good

here."

as Julie

Lucy

and Cara.

We had some strong freshmen, though, and they will

only get better." Lia Ruiz,

"LucN and

" last year.

would have

Caputo and Cara

scores of 6-1 in matches. Shcrri

win comfortably, but

still

conference championships)."

dual victory overthe University

inatch in the

7.

to

as the

MIAA

who placed second in singles and first in doubles at the

tournament, said she thought the changes were

"Losing the

final

as well as losing

match

in the

difficult.

conference tournament was hard,

two of our best players from

last

year." Ruiz said.

With a 15-4 record, though, the team had reason to celebrate with a winning season behind it and arowth for the seasons ahead.

The Bearcats

collegiate singles

match w inning

6-0.

She then joined Caputo

By Mike Johnson

to

Hitting the seasons highlights "I

played the

best

game

my

Luc y

life,"

Caputo

ot

said.

"I

^The

For her career, Lucv Caputo was 72-21

Northwest women's tennis team

placed second in Midwest Regionals.

in singles

The 'Cats slipped past the LIniversity of Minnesota-Duluth before tailing to Cameron University.

two

mv

than I have life.

I

in

could

ha\e beaten Lu.>

Monica

C.i;m.iIo

Tennis player

Freshman Sherri Casady placed second

^Caputo won championship.

202

Spoils

ML\A

No. 2

singles

in

in

No. 6 singles and Lia Ruiz placed second No. 3 singles at the MIAA conference.

^The

respectively.

Bearcats ended the season with

15-4 record in regular season play and

Sophomore Maria Groumoutis aced her way to an MIAA single championship in

the match, the last ot her

college career, for a

Maria and Felitsa Groumoutis were each champions in doubles tennis with partners Andi Schneider and Sherri C asaday sisters

Seles

that day."

MIAA single titles and

doubles championships to her

credit.

was playing better

with three

MIAA

No. 5

singles tennis with a

the season.

a

a

2nd

place finish to Northeast Missouri State at

the

MIAA conference.

20-2 record tor

^The

team lost two senior Caputo and Cara Fritz.

leaders: Julie


Ericca Marshall keeps her eye on the ball as she

prepares lo serve. The

women's

against Northeast Missouri

three-year winning streak

tennis learn loss

Slate

in the

ended

MIAA

their

lourna-

nienl.

Andi Schneider attacks with a rorcelui backhand in an attempt to win the point. Schneider ended

MIAA

the season with a 4th place finish at the

louinamcnl .md

a

I

3-10 record.

iff***"*

l-ollowing through \\:lh her backhand. Lucy

Caputo attempts to defeat another opponent. In her Northw est career, Caputo had a 72-2 singles record and earned three singles titles and two 1

doubles champion.ships

in

MIAA competition.

Women's Tennis

203


Jell

Fogcl strains

to beat his t'oni|iclitn)ii diiriiii;

MIAA/NCX"

Ihc pole vault at the inaugural

and Held Shiiudoun held dium. Fogcl

ai

Tiaek

Riekenhiode Sta-

set his individual best \auli in

Apnl

with a height of 15-7.

Beareat tiack eoach

Ron DeShoii cheers

jumper Kerry Doetker clears tice

Jump

Sprinter Ezra

meter dash.

at

as high-

the bar during prac-

Rickenbrode Stadium. Doetker's best

of the season

s\

as 5-9.

Whorley breaks out of the blocks during the 200- ยง finished 2nd with a time of 22.16 seconds, o

Whodey

204 ^^ Sports

J


Hurdling lOC

Tracksters wveather injuries In ;m\

ilie

Ron DeShon. women's track coach, said the trip vsas simply a way to keep the team together and disciplined during that week. "You have two options at spring break: one. turn your kids loose or two, try to find a way to keep them." DeShon said. DeShon said injuries were one of the difficulties the women's

mic musi be prepared lor ihe unexpeelecl.

alhlclic season,

Injuries,

'odds

wealher problems and seheduling

were things

etjnlliels

Norlhuest iraek teams eoped with during

their record-breaking

season.

Because

the spring semester's weather, the

i>l

season was held indoors

One

the

ot"

first

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;a new experience

meets took the Bearcats

Missouri All-Comers meet.

lirst

for st)me

hah

ol the

team had. Kathy Kearns, who set school records

team members.

to the University

Two freshmen w omen. Jacshelle Sasscr

the

.â&#x20AC;˘\ccording to DeShon, the main weaknesses of the women's team were skills in

4()0-meter dash and Mitch Dosland winning the triple jump.

distance running, hurdles and

Dosland said he w ished there would have been more indoor meets.

sprints.

jumped better indoors," Dosland said. "One of my personal goals w as to be an All- American, and achie\ ed that in the

national qualifiers Sasser and

indoor season." pitting

He also mentioned Tasha Godreau, who helped lead younger team members, and

competing

distance runner Renata Eustiee,

"The\

who was overlooked throughout much of the season due to the

h\ L|iialitying for the indoor national track meet.

"I fell like

I

"Cats also

competed

in

two intra-squad meets,

Northwest athlete against Northwest

"The meets gave the

against each other," Richard Alsup,

allowed the athletes

athlete.

athletes the opportunity of

men's track coach,

said.

to stay sharp in competition."

The meets helped him

identify the team's strengths

and

tradition both

teams had was a

trip to Te.xas

during spring

Many members from the men' s and women' s teams competed in meets at Sam Houston L'ni\ersity and Texas A&M University. The women's team won both meets while the men's team took 4th place at the Sam Houston meet and 2nd at Texas A&M. break.

placed

2nd and men placed 5th

in

the Central Missouri State Classic.

my personal ^oals

asset.

ivas to

be an

All-Ameriean, **

Mitch Dosland said.

**I

achieved

that in the indoor season. **

it

also

Keith Rydberg

highlights

s

^Brandy Haan broke the school record tor the 55-meter by running

drop from

^I felt like I

By

Hitting the season ^ Women

500-meter,

amount of talent on the team. Alsup said the entire team had a good work ethic. Hard work not only allowed the team to cope with the unexpected, but o\ercome it and ha\e a record-breakinsz season.

weaknesses.

One

,

jumped better indoors. One of

For strengths, he said

Kerry Doetker were an

I

The

1

to

competition due to injuries.

and Brandy Haan. proved they could compete w ilh upperclassmen

The men's team also performed well with Jason Yoo w inning

in the

3,200-meter and .S.OOO-meter runs, and Haan had

of

"The

tlrst

time

I

in 7.16 seconds.

broke the

^ Luc Van Grootel

ran the 400-meter hurdles

in 53.29 seconds April 22, setting a

new personal

^ Tasha Godreau MIAA

best.

set the

heptathalon

school record,

I

happv but

I

stadium record with 4,551 points during telt

competition. didn't

^

Carrie Sindelar ran the 800-meter in 2

minutes 19 seconds, placing

tlrst in

the Nike/

^ Jason Yoo

ran the 400-meter dash .^pril 27 in

.Ml.V.-\

^ Renata

women

placed

.>rd in

first in

track and tleld team was ranked

NCAA Division

Eustiee placed

2nd

in

in

MI.\.\,

Sminutes 4

victor)-

by running the

II.

"My goal was set

higher than

Jacshelle Sasser

Triple jumper

^ Cody Buhrmeister

running the 1000-meter seconds.

goal," Jacshelle

Sasser said.

^ Women's

placed 4th and Championship.

mv

49.66 seconds, which was a personal best.

CMSU Classic.

^ .Men

meet

led the men's 1

squad to

10-meter high hurdle

in

14.97 seconds and 3rd place tniish in the 400hurdles in 57.42 seconds.

the record."

^Sasser broke the high jump record with 9 inches,

still

not meeting her

own

5-

goal ot 6

feet.

Track

205


Photo by Chris Tucker

Brenda Ritland stretches for the ball as an Emporia player runs toward

first.

The 3-0 Emporia

victory contributed to a North-

west 20- 2 season record. 1

Tania Autele rears back to launch a ball.

The

pitching staff boasted

20 strikeouts, setting a record for the

most strikeouts

in a season.

Natalie Lesko dashes toward

tlrst ba.se

inning, leading to a 3-0 victory

as Lisa

Flynn

homer in the third over Emporia State.

runs home. Lesko hit the two-run


7

Coach leads

way

the /ill Ilmids

Bcarcal

I'or the

seemed

to

be

sulx'css.

sol'iball

team, Iiowovlm', a cuaching change

what the doctor ordered.

jusi

Just vveok.s before the sea.son

Northwest

a

cnamps

Llumgc means cunlusiDii,

spoil, a likilIiiiil'

aii\

111

and diminished

.ul|iislmciil

1 like

was set to begin, (layla Steenbeigen. resigned to assume an

sot'tball fixture for 13 years,

administrative post in the Kansas City school district.

Sleenbergen"s vacancy was soon

on an interim basis by

filled

NCAA

Murphy. Murphy, a

Patrick

Division

I

Southwestern

Louisiana former assistant coach, said he thought his team was

him because he came from such

quietly apprehensive about

a

"They were afraid

winning season since 1987 with a 7-9

which was good enough

for fourth place in the

MIAA championships in Shawnee, Kan., the 'Cats fired on

No. 1-ranked team

"We

in

NCAA

Division

II.

really

hits the entire

wanted

strong and got

all

"I

was disappointed." Murphy

"We had a great year, but

said.

**I

1

to beat

position.

position,

the

Lady Lions,

game.

Missouri Southern and

the breaks,"

Spencer

said.

said. **They were afraid I \ÂĽould sec

leave."

The disappointment was Murphy, because

players also

"We

felt

were

all

scared

Patrick Murphy

I

it,

%vas

of me at first, **

knew it was an interim and I also knew if it would be hard to

I

thouffht (the

team)

them in action and wonder what I was doing here...**

not his

the loss.

disappointed,"

Sweeney said. the job. we didn't

pitcher Kristi

8-0.

game, pitcher Jennifer Spencer shut out

In that

allowing only two

permanent teaching

limited lo

spot.

cylinders as they blanked Missouri Southern State College, the

all

the

position required.

liked

North Division and a postseason playoff In the

at first,"

team."

its first

MIAA

in

ot

I

this

Northwest had record

I

me

Murphy said. would see them in action and wonder what was

thought (the team) was scared

doing here with

which

understood the University's

successful program. ""I

lollouing ihe championshi[is. five 'Cats were named lo allMi AA teams. Shortstop Natalie Lesko was voted second-team allMi AA by the conference coaches. Third baseman Karen Hogel, catcher Jacque Burkhart, outfielder Leslie Howard and Spencer were named to the honorable mention squad. Despite the winning season. Murphy was unable lo coach Northwest softball in 1996. Murphy lacked a master's degree

we came

out

"They didn't expect

"When he got know how good

of a coach he With a new coach and a new

potential

and

set the

really was." attitude, the "Cats realized their full

standard for Bearcat softball teams.

any competition from us so when we started winning, they didn't

know what

tt)

By Matthew Breen

do."

Hitting the seasons highlights ^

'Cats posted

the

1987 team.

^

Kelly Randies set an individual record ot

its first

winning season since

higher

finished

in

MIAA

the

tournament than any Bearcat team since 1985.

1

^The

team's

ERA

improved from 2.94

tied for the second-highest single-

season win total in school

^ KeUv Matthews

pitched the

tlrst

no-hitter

changes

players

realize

^ Conference

11

the most strikeouts per seven innings.

First team toeverbeatNo. 1-ranked Division team Missouri Southern 8-0.

season coaching

and

how

leader Jennifer Spencer pitched

important softball

was and Kerri Johnson

had the most pinch

hits in the

^Jacque

it

individuals, to

in tour years.

histor)'.

"With mid-

allowed us, as

^ ^

to

1.92.

stolen bases.

^ They

^Thev

Burkhart and Natalie Lesko

to

set a

record ot 10 double;, in a season.

develop a team concept," Kristi

i

^

Bearcats earned

\>.

Olivet.

a

record 15

RBIs

in a

game

^The 'Cats set a new team record ot 67 stolen

Sweenev

said.

bases.

Softball

207


Roiiiidiii^ *â&#x20AC;˘ - the

Team earns

bases

playoff berth R

ctlcciing

on ihe season, the scores for the Bearcat baseball

team did not always 20

of

MIAA

tell

division

the

whole

story.

games and

Claiming

\

icH)ries in

1

finishing the season with an

o\ erall 20-22 record, the "Cats claimed their

MIAA conference

first

pla\ off position in three years with a fourth place finish, "It "1

was

a fine season for us,"

Iowe\ er,

we

Head Coach Jim Johnson

One

of the team's greatest its

offensive

abi lily: they finished with a

**Our record *vas

not

indicatn'c of our season,** 31ike Balm said. *It

said.

could have been misleading to fans or even to ourselves,**

batting average of

team

The

..^0.^.

"Cats averaged over seven runs

per game.

us

w hile our

Johnson

The

pitching faltered."

who compiled

a

7. .^4

ERA. losing record, most players

felt

were worthwhile.

"Our record was not indicative Mike Balm, third

of our season,"

baseman and

ihc\

Icll to

the University of Missouri-St. Louis by a score

.^-1.

To

qualify for Ihe playoffs, the "Cats defeated Pittsburg State.

Entering the eighth inning ahead by seven runs, the "Cats gave up eight runs. In the

game

They came back

in the ninth

inning to win.

middle of the season, the team struggled with an eight-

losing streak. At such times, keeping motivated

was a

difficult task.

"We just had to look at each new game as something completely forward

Balm

said.

to the ne.xt

In addition to

"Every time I came

game,

to the plate,

I

had to look

the next pitch.""

serving as an outfielder and lead-otT

hitter.

Matt

"It

and

it

was tough on my body,"' Fitzmorris was physically draining.""

said.

"My arm

got tired

to the

success of the team. Returning players Brian Witthar, Brad Skriver

and

Bill

Carver were key individuals. The leadership of the seniors

contributed to the season as well.

"Everyone who played helped us win games,"" Johnson

"We

had a

lot

of heroes during the

said.

year.""

catcher, said. "It could have been misleading to fans

or ev en to ourselves."

By Susie Mires

Hitting the seasons highlights w

game of the

lost the first

Throughout the season, different players contributed

Although the team did have a their efforts

MIAA playolls was the most

Fit/morris pitched four complete games.

said.

'Cats used 13 different

pitchers

game.

different,'"

"Offense and defense carried

ol the

playoffs to Central Missouri State University 10-3. In the second

of

didn't realK lake ad\ antagc of the circumstances."

strengths was

Qualifying for the final four

rewarding event of the season. The "Cats


\

In the Norlh-

easl Missouri

game.

Slate J

D

m

a a

\

i

d

e s

s

o n

glances o\er his shoulder to

pick off the runner

at first.

I) a \

d

1

s

ended

I)

n

the

season with a 7.63

.Scoit

.Soderstrom retreats back to

lirsi

base as a Northeast Missouri

attempts to tag him out. The Bearcats ended their season w 4th place

in the

Sluirlsiop Brian

MIAA

.State

baseman

20-22 record, earning

tournament.

Wlmhar

bunts durnig a lic-breakmg

The 12-11 win marked the Tats 10+ w

MIAA

ilh a

ERA.

m

game agamsi Puisburg Slate. IWO when they won the

season smce

North Division 24-1.

Baseball

209


\

Todd Ferguson flics through the air

w

ith

souri

two

Mis-

Central

Stated ^

pla>crs nipping at his heels.

The

.^

"Cats

be

CMSU

33-23

^

3rd

2o

for

their

a

t

o

straight win.

OtTensive line coach Bart Tatum strongly encourages the Cats' offense during the Nonheast

-g |

game. The "Cats led

in the first half

Tony Roberts reaches

in

10-3 before losing 44-10.

an attempt to catch the

ball

while falling. With a loss of 44-10 to '^

Northeast, Northwest once again failed to regain the Hickory Stick they had not had possessed since 1985.

210

Sports


'Cats

Rising _

touch

do^for

'^-^

|;q

Victory

jviMuiin^ season iT.

1^>44

the

s

uound tlnun

season

Norlhwesl

lo a close. Ihe

l-.ven

1

to

go but up

1

toward

for the players

and ciiaching

slatf.

and

long and cold olT-season

filled

with

many hours of

weight room, a new

not just to the conference, but to themselves.

and our approach toward the weight workouts, practice and the game was much

"As coaches, and our players, we made a commitment to forget last year." Mel Tjeerdsma, head football coach, said. "That \\ as in the past, there was nothing we could do about it. ob\ iously

more positive." The first win for the 'Cats came Southwest Baptist against

we were going

University as they

in the

athletically,

about

"Mankato

be a

to

the outlook for a

lot better."

dropped

their first

two games of the

1

993 season

Tatum. offensive

line

TatuMtt saM(L**ChMr

that

approach toward

one season.

the wei0it wrorkouts, practice and the ^ame was

players'

Adam

difference,"

in the final

it

Dorrel.

much more

oftensive lineman, said.

seconds."

With

This

"The

"We

coach, said. lost

3.

1

commitment U) the success of the team made a big

and South Dakota State were traditionally good

football teams." Bart

won 45-

**We had improved so much addcdcaliy, - Bart

win ended the losing streak lasted over

winning season, looked bleak.

State

should have beaten South Dakota State but

^j

high, and another winlcss season

e.

watching game films and hours spent

.After the "Cats

m

still

not on their agenda.

Tatum said the team's attitude made a complete turnaround. "There was absolutely no way we wouldn't win some games this year." Tatum said. "We had impnned so much

ahead

to look

season was on the horizon for team. They had something to prcn

^M

was

1995 campaign.

their

.After a <'

was no place

season, their third losing season in a row. There

0-

though Northwest was 0-2. Tatum could sense the

morale of the team was

Bearcat Iboiball team lowered iheir heads and began to dwell on a

Camaraderie among team members grew when players splashed in Colden Pond after the

seconds on the clock. South Dakota State made a 4

just 2

yard touchdown pass to win the

game

Even with the loss, made a difference in

10-6.

competing well against South Dakota State the team's performance.

win against Central Missouri State

was a big boost of encouragement for our team and that w as already a huge turnaround from last year," Tatum said. "And against Mankato State, we had a great offensi\e day against an

on Family Day.

""It

Team

positive**

confidence was high and members practiced hard

belie\ ing the\

would ha\e

a successful .season.

coiuimied

e.xtremelv sood team."

lo piii^e

212

Hitting the seasons highlights ^Greg

Teale's 362 passing yards against

new single game passing

Missouri Western set a

^ Dante Combs made Dakota

15 tackles against South

State.

"Our

best

game was

\ard mark,

^

^Jason Melnick After finishing in

last

place in the conterence

the vear before, the Bearcats' Ml.A.-\ record of 6,^

placed

them

in a tie for

2nd

^Tonv

150 rushing yards

back, Ezra Whorley and defensive

Matt Uhde, were all

conference.

State,"

Udhe

^ Matt Uhde which

set the

led the 'Cats in sacks with 14.5

season school record.

Teale was honored

outstanding Bearcat in the

game.

He

threw

fi\'e

as

the most

Homecoming footbiiU

touchdown passes

Matt

said.

"Even though

we

didn't win,

we

played our

selected as Ml.A.-\ first

^ Ezra Whorley in tackles

held the

number two

hardest and did

to beat

our best."

Missouri Southern State College.

Missouri State.

team

against Pitt

Western.

^ Greg for

and scored one touchdown aganist Central

end,

against Missouri

ot the Year.

Colenburg ran

^ Defensive

ran for 135 yards with 7

touchdown

place.

^ Coach Mel Tjeerdsma was honored bv being named MLA.-V Coach

receptions for one

Matt

Udhe End

Defensive

position

with 62. Whorley was named to the

Senior Bowl in Fargo N.D.

*A

Football 'ak''211


Rising ^^ to

Victory

p(it;c 211 slump again; we were Williams, team captain, said. "We wanted to

conrinKcd Jnini

"For me. I didn't think confident." Tra\

work harder

we

so

is

uc

we would tall

could

come

into a

out ahead

liie

next game:

we knew

could win."

""We (the team) overall had a great team effort," Jeff Wheeler. defensi\ e player, said. "

Williams

As

.set

captain,

the focus

took a

it

on w hat had

lot

to get done.

of responsibility and

leadership, skills on and off the field.

set a

**Rebuilding it

"We had a lot of off-the-field trouble last year w ith

from the ^ound up,^

needed

to

be not just a leader, but someone

good example

for the team,"

players getting into fights, and

I

Williams

to

said.

looked out with

w hat was going on and kept people out of trouble." Fans and supporters could also

tell

a difference

On

"I

that

could just

feel the

emanated from

voice for the 'Cats, said. "They

adrenaline and the emotion

this

knew

team,"

Greg Teale

the other side ol the ball, quarterback

excelled in his throwing ability and leadership of the team.

when

he needed protection and that was

to step up.

the offensive line stepped

"We

ended up going

war

to

in.

Tatum

season,"

this

said.

"Two of our transfer players we lost, one to suspension and the other to a broken foot.

We had seven linemen, and \\\c We started three freshmen

of them were red-shirt freshmen.

league of football."

this

No one, not even the coaching staff, expected Northw est to finish the

season tied for second

"We

exceeded what we

in the

conference and

of 6-5. realistically set out to do,"

Tatum said. "We wanted to win a conference championship, make the play-offs and win a national championship. All of that was too big of a step to take at one time; we needed to take

baby steps

Williams said

to get

it

felt

it

accomplished."

all

end

great to

his career as a winner.

"We opened up some eyes in the conference and we were

in the 'Cats fighting attitude. ;

Fargo, N.D.. for his luilslanding play

finish with an overall record

a^ain,** Travis WiUioins said.

""I

in

every game. This was unheard of in

hard and v\on the game."

i*ere getting die

program started

We worked

Bowl

this season.

For Teale

One such win w as the Homeciiming game against Missouri Southern. The 'Cats beat the Lions 4 -.^.^ for the first Homecoming win in six years. 1

**W'c opened up some eyes in the conference and we

the Senior

Ken White,

sports

they could win, and a big

difference from the previous team: they didn't give in." All of the players helped contribute to the team-effort turnaround

getting the

program

started again, rebuilding

ground up." Williams

it

all

from the

said.

As the final seconds ticked by at the end of a surprising comeback season, the players began their walk off the field no one v\as hancina

for the last time,

some players who shined were Ambrows Moreland, Matt Uhde and E7ra Whorlev. Whorlev was named to

their

heads low

season. However,

In the ^

A

difference of night and day

tootball

team was described

to a tie for a

as

second place finish

spotlight.

was what the Bearcat

from the woeful 0-11 season in the

MIAA conference and

Mel Tjeerdsma, head coach, said that from the beginning it

was important

to forget

Northwest downed the Universirv of Missouri-RoUa 2720. "I

thoroughly expected to win (the said.

"There was no doubt

were going to win that game.

Tjeerdsma

what had happened

said that the

SBU ball game)," my mind that we

in

"

win was more of a new start

for

the previous year.

the team and the breaking of the streak never really entered

Tjeerdsma also said even though the team showed much improvement from the previous year, there was still work to

his

he done.

said.

"The turnaround was good, but I couldn't dwell on that, Tjeerdsma said. "The important thing for this team was to not lookback and say look at what we did, but to look ahead and say what is the next step. For us the ne.\t step is to win the conference."

certainly did."

"

Mel Tjeerdsma 1995-96 Coach

.

Tjeerdsma

6-5 overall record.

of the season,

By Jim Miller

In the 'Cats' winning season, they knocked off Southwest fu'st win in 17 attempts. The win was recorded Oct. 16, 1993, when

mind.

"The win was

a

beginning for

"We knew we

With

the

number

of

green, Tjeerdsma said

"We had

so man)-

been involved

in the

Tjeerdsma

this team,"

were going to build on that

it

new

players suiting

was

like a

new

whole

most of them, that streak

new

players, very streak,"

up

in Bearcat

season for them.

few

of

Tjeerdsma

really didn't

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;we

mean

them had said.

that

"For

much."

Baptist 45-13, for their Bearcats' last

212'f^Sports

By Gene

Cassell


hoto by Todd Weddle

Cireg

Teale

scrambles to get away from a

Missouri Southern defensive player.

Teale threw for

\

268 yards, com-

pleting

18 passes for 5

touchdowns during the Homecoming .game.

g

Photo by Mitch Baysinger Bcc.iiisc ol

g

the pressure

Northwest punts the

hall

liom ihc W.ishhiirii team on the 4lh down.

aua> Noiihuesi made

8 punts, averaging 32.6

'^ yards per punt.

n

|S Mel Tiecrdsma. Beareat head eoaeh, sells to his team as the> battle Missouri Southern. Tjcersdma was voted MIAA Coach ot the Year and

|g

helped the

"Cat.s

turnaround a previous winless season into a 6-5 record. Football

1^213


\\

en's

ni

11

Bearcat cross country runners race ahead of the pack as they

begin their

l'i\e

kilometers trek

around the per

i

ni e

e

t

o

r

Nodaw ay

f

Lake.

The Tats

later

u

went on

to

the first

MIAA school

in

title

in

^

history during a -g

championship

^ ~

Joplin, Mo.,

o

short of

^

c o n

in

but

I

e

tell

r

e n c e

competing

in

nationals.

~ jf

!tMa.-.Âť.-^4,

l.Xt

....

Charging through an open

iiekl.

lions country runner

Southwest wind off the lake to maintain her Distance Classic

at

Nodaway Lake

Running during the Bearcat win of the season.

214 ;

Sports

lead.

with a time of

Invitational.

â&#x20AC;˘

n^

-^'A^WMi'^^

Dana Luke struggles against the strong Luke persevered and won the Bearcat

l'):59.

Robert Lane keeps his pace. This was the men's

first


8

Crossing Line

win championship ^Cats

made liislorv uas ihc women's home the first MI AA Cham|iionsiiip women's cross country team.

NcMlliUL'si icani ihal

c|Liifll\

cross counlrv learn, bringing for ihe University's

Ron De.Shon. head coach,

said

was not

il

a surprise, hui rather a

goal the team had set for themselves.

win the championship." DeShon

to

DeShon. named

we

didn't

MIAA

the 1995

said. "This was what was accomphsh all of our goals." Coach of the Year, said even

though he was not surprised by the team's success, he of

it

as a great

honor

to

still

make history. DeShon said. "We had done

"This was a great feeling."

now no one

else could ever

accomplish

thought

for

w hat

and

used a

w,

ith

the season

in

and worked hard

"We

reached nmsi of our

Most of those goals were carried over from last year. lot of work and experience to get to where we were."

who

We

where a bad

achieved the fourth fastest time

start

forced the team to finish third

in

in the

region, one place short of going to the national meet.

the girls:

I

women's team

was ^ad I came here, " Lindsey

very pleased with the

team

**I

was

did, he

way

his

ran.

"It

was very

positive."

Borgstadt said.

Alsup

"Probably four out of our

said.

seven

becoming

**i

realty liked the

were

runners

freshmen. They were making

girls; I really liked

great

the coach,

college runners."

it

was a

Brian Cornelius, the Bearcat's

at the

w ho won

first

lot offkui to

place

be on

Bearcat Distance Classic,

said this season

was

a

this teagn.**

little

team was improving. "I

wish I could have run better

myself." Cornelius said. "But

we were a really young team. We did

good and hopefully we could do While the women's team celebrated

pretty

"Everything was really positive except for what happened regionals." Borgstadt said. "I

men's icam went

disappointing personally, but the

Northwest history, said the w hole season w as positive except for regionals.

the

lop finisher

season." Kearns said.

Lindsey Borgstadt.

en|(i\ed ihen' success, the

Richard Alsup. men's head

great strides to

this."

they achieved.

"We had a great goals.

was happ\

women

coach, said even though his teain

top this

Kathy Kearns. the top runner for the women, placed fourth regionals and said she

ihc

a rebuilding period.

did not receive the success that

"We were the favorite going into the meet and we were suppt)sed expected of us; however,

While

through

at

was glad came here. I really liked It was a lot of fun to be on this I

men's team

relied

on youth

better next year."

the victorious season, the

to stay competitive.

realh liked the coach.

learn."

By Jason Tarwater

Hitting the seasons highlights ^ Kathy Kearns

set a

new

minutes 38 seconds in the

LrNLAVoody Greeno

^ Brian Cornelius I

school record ot

five

1

kilometers at the

Invite.

five

a

MIAA

was

really

e.xciting to

kilometer competition.

UN LAVoody Greeno

^ The men's

cross country

MIAA

place at the

team took 5th

Eustice placed 6th

championships with

a

at

MIA.A

time of 19 minutes 19

five kilometers.

Renee Stains placed 8th

championships with

a

team and

seconds in the five kilometers.

^ The women's place at the

surprise people

cross country'

team won

1st

MIAA championships and 3rd at

the Region.il Championships.

at

the

MIAA

time of 19 minutes

2?t

^ Kathv

image of the

championships of eight

teams.

seconds in the

"It

time of 19 minutes 34

change the ran 28 minutes 23 seconds in

he eight kilometers in the

^

Sindelar placed 13th at the

championships with seconds in the

Invite.

^ Renata

^Carrie

and

start a

winning tradition,"

Ke.irns h.id three 1st place finishes

and two 2nd place competition.

finishes in the tive kilometer

Kathy Kearns

Kathy Kearns

Runner

said.

Cross Country (if'215


After being sel

by

Jennifer

Pittrich,

middle

hitler

Diann

Davis leaps up for a spike against Park

5

C

jE'

o

1

e g e

1

.

__

Roughly 650

.^

fans witnessed

q

the Bearcats 3-0

^

home opening B win.

I

Outside

hitter

ebrates a

kill

Suzi Fabian cel-

during a

game against

Washburn. The Bearcats won three of the five games during the match.

Jennifer

Waldron and Diann Davis

jump up to block an Emporia State spike. The Bearcats won the match 3-2.

216 ^Sports


Returning *Cats boast six veterans

D

'it;;jin;j

I

iii

Tin ils liiM

hack-lo-back

he Ik-arcal \ ullcv ball icani spiked

ils

wiiiniiii;

Povrer

scasim since I^W4.

way loa 19-14 overall

Willi six relurniiis: starters, the 'Cats

conlnhuietl to the 'Cats' winning season.

"The

record.

began the season by defeating

Dana at the Bellevue Invitational. "We looked forward to going up there to show oil a more experienced team," Coach Sarah Felsier said. "We just look it one match at a time. We had six returning starters. They knew each Hcllevue. Avila and

ils first

1

Northeast and Missouri-Sl. Louis; however, the "Cats

the only assets the

ith

was disappointing." middle

1

hitter

wanted

to

do

better at the

The team ended

MIAA

the

Diann Davis

started out really well, but towards the end,

it

said.

got tough.

"We

We

MIAA

".A lot of the players

make

at their

peaks," Davis said.

of the season."

Knowing

Brugmann who

was not a big

those balls.

It

definitely

However, Davis and

the

starters'*

year

strengths and jvhat to expect

â&#x201A;Źrom each other.**

their

limits

and way,

the 'Cats proved experience and hard

hitter," Potts said. "I

was

as

setting records along the

Imished with 961 from 1987-90. "I

Coach Sarah Pelster said. **Theyknew each other's

younger players became

could do."

lists.

Heather Potts reached the career digs board with 345 digs, giving her the fifth spot with 990, overtaking Annette

**Wc had six returning

said

wins,

"We did end the season with a winning record so we were all proud Another player moved onto Northwest's all-time career

challenged myself to dig up

something

that

I

prove a net gain and valuable asset

work would

in the

end.

loved."

were not the only two players who

Potts

in

not

"Through each one ol our we gained more confidence," Waldron said. "We realized what we needed to work t)n and we knew what we needed to accomplish. We were still nervous, but we knew what we

record, placing

the season a success.

were playing

to turn

was ready

progressed.

all

eighth out often teams. Davis said despite the season-ending losses, certain individuals helped

chance

winning seasons

team boasted.

more confident

tournament."

the season with a 6-12

twt)

Freshman Jennifer Waldron

slump, going on to win nine of the next 22 games. ""It

to take the

to finally lake us seriously."

into a

fell

would not accept

be successful," Pelster

The upperclassmen were

games beginnmg w

1

girls

to

program around. With

a row. the conference

other's strengths and what to expect from each other."

The team went on to win 10 of

"They were willing

said.

the

group of

entire

and they wanted

failure

By Becky Mellon

Hitting the seasons highlights ^ The team completed

its first

winning season since 1984 with

back-to-back

a record

of 19-

14.

^4^^

^ Tena Wurdeman had one of kills

^Jennifer

Pittrich continued her

smashing

her best games

against Columbia College where she recorded 10

and 9

digs.

^ Tiffany Grunert made 13

kills,

4 blocks and

record as the Universit\''s all-time assists leader

10 digs in her best career match against

with 4,050

College.

^

1

o\-cr

her three year career.

leather Potts had

which placed her

.'545

in the fifth

digs for the \'ear

spot with

990

digs.

^ Three had

times during the season, Diann D.ivis

a single

game where she was

figures in blocks, digs

^ Diann Davis was lilocking

list

Dana

and

in the

double

.281

attack

kills.

placed fourth on the school's

^Ilavlcv Hanson earned

with 369 blocks.

a

percentage which was a career high.

^Jenniter Waldron

started in 33

matches,

leading Northwest with 399 digs and contributed

^ Northwest's

38 aces over the season.

and had

volleyball record went abo\-e .500

a career record

of 473-468-13.

"No

record was


Forward Mali Redd works past Lincoln L'ni\crsi(\ pla>crs to get down-court. Rcdd"s 15 points durinj; the s;;inn.' helpeiUalapiih 'Cats to a 90-87 victors

ball

Looking

to pass the ball,

in his first

the the

guard Kelvin Altord scans the court. Alford.

year playing for the Bearcats, started 20 out of 26 games,

averaged five rebounds a game and had the second highest number of offensive rebounds of the season.

During the first round of the MIAA post-season tournament, center Rick Jolley dodges a Pittsburg Sale University opponent for two ^ points. Earlier in the season, the 'Cats earned their first regular season -g

conference since 1987 in a St.

218

'%

game

against the University of Missouri-

i-

^

Louis.

Sports


Taking Men stripped of ^M^ 2 "^ I M^ -B- M M

conference crown A\

tlif

"We didn' gel mmetliaiely," Tappmeyer said. "We went through some rocky limes with people getting use to a new system and accepting new roles. The more adversity we faced helped the team grow together." Careers came to an end for a

LUinhiiuilums ol woiikl Ikiscn and Liuild haves adilcd up

as a great season. But to the "Cats, the season that

should have been, eame clerical

In the t|uarlertinals

seeded squad

in

Liniversiiy

The

one

game and

loss in a crucial

had

of the

MIAA tournament, the

No.

seeded team

I

in

a

hid, but to

dit't'erenl

Bearcats

came

The

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

The end

result: their

a

Northwest's dismay. Pittsburg Slate

1

learned from

it,

but

was

it

Steve Tappmeyer said.

they were both outstanding, very solid players."

Tappmeyer said.

**When you

looked at the

"They both figured so large in many of our wins. They were good leaders and will definitely

nnsiake."

However,

afxompUshment, **

you looked at theircareers.

"It

a cosily

was a hu^c

Tappmeyer had

nothing but praise for them.

in

3 points.

chances for regional play washed away.

You

**lt

Szlanda and

guard Derrek Smith ended their careers and

ideas in store.

game that saw Northwest grab leads otup lo

the basket.

Tom

Fe)rward

"We lost our aggressiveness." head coach Steve Tappmeyer said after the game. "We started lo hold the ball and lost our w illingness lo attack

Northwest four-year

letlermen.

"Cats were trying

Gorillas knocked olT the top-seeded Bearcats 101 -M8

o\ ertime

pair of

ct)nrerence and the No.

the South Central Region.

up a regional

lo lock

to

mistake by a Penn Stale University athletic director.

into the contest as the 3

down

I

1

corrccUy. the entire Beareat basketball season should have been

remembered

^^

S.

conference, 1 2 wins

out of 1 6 frames

was one of the best Northwest had seen in The Bearcats finished with a record of 19-7. that included a 12-4 mark in the MIAA and a first place finish in the conference. The first time the "Cats had won the conference since I9S7. Tappmeyer said it was great lo win the conference title. Jt was a huge accomplishment." Tappmeyer said. "When you looked at the conference. 12 wins out of 16 games was quite an

be missed."

accomplishment."

dedicated lo practice and lo the classroom." Snnlh said.

many

the season

Smith said

years.

The team, with transfers, unified

its

grow up. "Coming being your

in

first

accomplishment. **

as a freshman,

time away from

home, you have

to

be more

A newcomer lo the team was no stranger lo fan support that could

new mix of players including sixjunior college

continued

Ihrouuhout the course of the season.

Jolley plaved second semester

.ind

averaged 18.4 points while pulling

7.8

rebounds

a

was Quite an

Northwest basketball made him

Hitting the season ^Center Rick

years of

his

down

game.

^Northwest

finished 12-4 in the

won Kelvin Alford started 20 games and scored 8.7 points per game.

page 220

highlights

s MIAA

"It

anyone would

and shared the conference crown with the University of Missouri-Rolla.

^Guard

to

their final

game of

at the University

The

Bearcats

the regular season

have asked

it

we

would have won

of Missouri-St. Louis 83the regular season

67

to lock

up the

first

place

tie.

conference

^Forward Matt Redd the 'Cats in his

first

games

for

^Guard

Northwest.

He

shooting,

started

year

at

2,S

averaged 10 points and 6.0 rebounds a game.

Fred Stockton led the three point

making 34 out

the three-point

ot

99

ot his shots

championship

trom the

arc.

first

practice,

^Rick

Jolley

grabbed 547

scored 1,054 points and

in

his

Northwest

career.

He

reached the 1,000 point mark against Southwest Baptist University.

^ The

^(juard Corey "Chuck" Bearcats in

assists,

.Vlcxander led the

dishing out

.^.4 a

game.

ot

we

would have

said

shooting. Derrek Smith shot 80 percent from the charitv stripe to lead Northwest.

Kelvin Alford

Guard

we were

a long

shot," Kelvin

^The \

Bearcats led the conference in tree throw

day

22

Cats dished out

assists

in a

a

season high ot

match up versus Missouri

Alford said.

Southern.

Men's basketball

*<fj

219


^"& coiiiiniicil from /'<(,i,'( J/V Freshman Mall Redd made ihe decision to play at Norihwesl and stay in his hometow n with his dad. Jim. shunning offers from other .schools.

he i:i\en hy Mary\

'i

stayed close to

"I also

wanted

home to gel a good chance

to slay close to

Rick Jolley came hack in

1

7.8

7 games, averaging

1

my

was

Tappmeyer

Redd

According

down

pulled

that

Penn

State University as a

a

redshirted for the 1988-89 season.

He

the 1989-90 season and spent the

fall

was

to

be without blame for

member of our Northwest

this issue.

family and while he was

was certainly without blame

for

it,"

Redd

struggled from the time Jim

Redd

I

me

told .

.

It

until

now

in

(the

was 14 minutes

don't remember, and no one else seemed to

remember

now."

Northwest then appealed the decision and on March 22,

in 17

semester of

representatives from

MIAA

schools upheld the decision and

Northwest was forced

to give

up

"I can't believe a

The Northwest athletic department received a letter March 1. 1995, from Timothy Curley, Penn State athletic director, staling Jolley's last semester of full-time enrollment was Fall 1990. from the

its title

I

I

game

until

1990 with the team.

.Alter receiving the letter

2 wins and

1

it was reasonable for us to accept that as fact." was shocked about the announcement. was very surprising," Jolley said. "I didn"t know played

game.

in a

in the fall

played

committee heard the

its

press conference) and Til continue to struggle.

letter slated

freshman

Infractions

"When an athletic director signed a letter confirming eligibility

"It

A MIAA

MIA.A

Jolley

were dealt another blow with an

Jolley's ineligibility.

as a season

of a player,

minutes...

the Bearcats

announcement of

said.

Jolley"s eligibility for the 1995-96 season could be in question.

1988 and was games during

7, the

the focus of the issue, he

14

Jolley entered

said Jolley

"Rick was a

to the team.

1

regulations, any competition, including a

shared with the University of Missouri-Rolla.

it

Redd

.">

"He was very significant and he had a great impact on the team." Tappmeyer said. "With his defensive pressure in the middle, there was no way we would have won the MI AA without him in the mix."

On March

MIAA

At a hearing March

He also

1990, exhibition game. Curies apologized

7.

case and ruled that Northwest was to forfeit

blocks which also led the was no doubt how important Jolley 1

.

in the letter.

of competition.

said.

dad."

8.4 points per game.

said there

to

it

scrimmage with outside competition, would be counted

to action in the .second semester, playing

rebounds per game and recorded

"Cats.

to pla\ ,"

No\

14 muiules in a

for not reporting

illians.

aw ay

.

.

.

its title.

conference championship would be taken

for another person' s oversight,"

the conference

championship on the

Tappmeyer said. "We won

floor."

MIAA, Northwest once again

By Gene

contacted Curley and found out the records showed Jolley did play

Cassell

Hitting the seasons highlights "It

puts

plaving on the court," said.

MfM Matt Redd Forward

more

on me

pressure

home

Matt Redd

"However,

it

^ÂŤi' Sports

seniors were

Tom

Szlanda,

Derreck Smith, Eddie Jones and Rick Jolley. FouI trouble caused problems for the 'Cats

wavs, plaving on I

had

everyone against

me and

at

home

I

Bearcats scored

during the game.

field goals

^Over

41,000 fans

followed the 'Cats

and

crowded

them

into

Bearcat Arena alone to cheer

on.

^The

Northwest since 1987.

first

tor

2,005 points

scored a season high 23

December game

vs.

Graceland

College. Yarbrough also hit a season-high nine

^

during the game.

In his four-year career at Northwest,

Tom

Szlanda racked up a total of 813 points;

scoring a career high of 26

^ conference crown was the

a total ot"

138 more than their opponents.

^ Dee Yarbrough points in a

attended their games. Almost 30,000 fans the road

^The

this season,

when they taced Moorhead State University, The Bearcats suffered a season high of 31 fouls

worked both

was supported."

220

^Graduating

Silas

game Louis.

vs.

Mo.West.

Williams thieved four

steals

in

a

against the Universin' of Missouri-St.

^r$t^


[iddie Jones

is

backed up by Silas Williams,

Dee Yarbrough. Matt Redd and Ired Stockton as 1

1

he shoots a

ce throw as the

Cats take on

Wayne

State

College. Jones

missed the point hut the "Cats

tri-

umphed anyway w ith a score of 63-60.

Men's head coach Sieve

Tappmeyer stares in disbelief as

a referee

makes an out of bounds call on a

Northwest player during

playoffs

the

Pittsburg State.

The

loss

left

Tappmeyer with a 127-94

record overall in

his

Near

at

eighth North-

west

Flving past Rockhurst College pla>ers, 1-rcd Stockton prepares

Stockton led

tlie

Bearcats

made from behind

in

scoring u

itli

1

'>

ti)

dunk.

poinis. inc hiding three baskets

the three-point arc.

Men's basketball

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The

whistle has

head eoach

blown and

the lime-out

Wayne Winslead and

is

over, bin

assistant

coach

some last-second instructions (or Sandi Ickes and Monica Osbom. Although the women lost this final home game against Pittsburg State. the\ achieved theirgoal of making it to the MIAA playoffs Christy Prather have

Forward Sandi Ickes looks

to pass

rebounds and scored

1

pomis

game down seven

during a

against Missouri Western. Ickes' pulled

to help the Bearcats

win

90-79.

Guard Kristin Folk shoots for two against the Northeast Lady Bulldogs. The Bearcats earned a 14-13 record this

222

year and finished eighth

Sports

in the

conference.


"

Shooting Women Glory nab

V Econference spot \cn

Ihc Bcciivals rmislicd

iluniLili

iveoiil, llie dilTeienec

slmsoii witli

iIk'

The Bearcats used ad\ antage and

won

of Bearcat Arena.

their

home

contests to the best of their

I

I

1

University and Pittsburg

On the other side of the pendulum. Northwest with a

.^-1

record

1

.State

University.

finished the season

away from home and only managed one road

ictory against a conference foe.

ha\c the

home crowd behind us. and that

double figures

in points,

the ladder

on the all-lime

382

list

"I

accomplish

team

sat

down and

discussed

in the year.

when was on the Cummings said. "I just

(the record)

I

"One of our goals was toqualify forthe conference tournament," said. "We had a young team, but they matured and came into their own." The 'Cats battled through the season and qualified for the

triple-double at the University

postseason tournament by finishing eighth in the conference.

of Missouri-Rolla scoring

Wayne Winslead. women's head coach

"We said. "It

played better toward the end of the season," Julia Oertel

was

In the first

to Central

a nice

way

to

round of the

make

the playoffs in

my

senior season."

Annie Coy said. **Butiwyas

with 398.

really didn't think about

ct)url,"

longer,**

Cummings'

Sandy Nelson was on lop

to

points and seven

nish the season could have gone

her

left

sister,

the season began, the

."i

**Obviously, I

assist

Cummings

Northwest.

at

of the

wanted

1

Krohn also averaged

scoring

in the

Even before

Amy

a

1

but finished the year with a 14-13 overall record and a 7-9

hat they

tournament lor the seniors."

the

game for the 'Cats. Pam Cummings started all 27 games and continued lo climb 1

finished the season with

conference mark.

p

wish ihc season could have gone longer." Annie

was glad we made

fourth all-time.

Northwest was one of the more inexperienced squads

1

I

I

career assists, which

really

a difference.

MIA.A

"But

said.

rebounds a game. Monica Osborn and

list

"There was never a lack of effort on the road," Leigh Rasniussen said. "Wejustdiilii't

w

Coy

Sandi Ickes led the Bearcats, averaging over

of 3 games played in the friendly confines The only teams to defeat Northwest on their

home court were Lincoln

made

()bvu>u.sly.

vvmiiini;

load was black and while.

lo the

\

;i

between the 'Cats' success al home compared

glad ^ve made die

tournament for the seniors.**

went out there and played as hard as

I

could."

Cummings

also picked up a

dishing out 10 assists.

It

1

1

was

points, pulling

down

12 rebounds

and

the first triple-double put together by

a Northwest player since her sister did

it

in the

1989-90 season.

MIAA tournament, the Bearcats traveled

Missouri State University but

lost

By Chris Geinosky

91-67.

Hitting the seasons highlights ^Guard Pam Cummings game which was the season c.ireer

came

averaged 8

assists a

tops in the conference.

When

had 382

in her

to a close, she

putting her fifth all-time at Northwest.

dishing out 10 assists and grabbing 12 rebounds.

^Northwest won its fin;il game of the season at the Llniversirv' of Missouri-St. Louis 80-77 to qualif\' tor the

^Forward

Sandi Ickes led the Bearcats

scoring, averaging 15.4 points a game. a career-high

28 points

at

MIAA conference

tournament.

in

She scored

Southwest Baptist

^Missouri Western

State College traveled to

Maryville, and the 'Cats defeated the Lad\-

University and the University of Missouri-St.

Grittons 90-79

Louis.

Be.ircat .Arena.

in front of a completely-filled

^Guard Amy Krohn scored 1,107 points in her

^Amy Krohn and Julia Oertel were honored at

Northwest

Senior Night

career.

She reached the 1,000 point

at

the final Northwest

home game.

barrier at Bearcat Arena.

^Pam Cummings picked up the first Northwest

^Forward Annie Co\'led the Northwest bench, scoring 8.8 points a game. Coy scored a career-

triple-double since her sister Sandi Nelson did

high 19 against Northeast Missouri State

in

it

the 1989-90 season by scoring 11 points,

Universir\'.

Women's

basketball

*l'^223


'''''''''''''''''^^

iM^A

Photo by Jacy Frear Di\ ing Into the pool, intramuparticipants

ral

race in the e

r

Rob-

Foster

t

Aquatic Center.

Other intramural

events

in-

cluded table tennis, football,

basketball and

badminton

Mike Turner,

Lambda

a Phi Sigma Kappa player, tries lu outrun the .Alpha Kappa defense during an intramural flag football game. The Phi Sigs

went on

to

win the championship.

Derin Stickel plays a

game

of badminton as part of an intramural event

in

the Recreation Center. Students participated in intramurals to experience

competiti\e sports like football, softball and others.

224

Sports

ÂŁ o


Playing the

fjrames

IntramMMrals reinforce spirii A^or some

sIuiIlmHs. hciiii;

on an

loo (.hallcnging or dcmandinsz. sports as well as he

allilclic

Still

compel ili\e. some

icam may have been

warning

to parlicipalc in

siiulents

chose intramural

against other fraternities and sororities

had been participating

"I

with the intramurals for the

sports.

Al Northwest there were 33 intraminal sports from. Traditional events included basketball,

to

choose

last

Dawn Davis, Sigma Sigma

fouryears,"

Sigma

sol'tball. t'oothall.

and \ollevball. There were team, indi\idual and

intramural chairperson, said.

co-ed sports. Intramurals were divided into four di\ isions of

"Intramurals were a positiv c

Hag

football

competition: fraternity, sorority,

men and women. Winners

thing

in

each e\ent recei\ed a champion T-shirt.

"Anybody could have joined an intramural," Bob Lade, "Even though the Greeks were

a large proportion

have chosen

Some

Like

of wht) participated, tacuhy and staff could

football

games," Sarah Alexander to

in the

said. "I

do here. This past year

Powder Puff

was looking I

"In

The intramural program was very good:

w as a referee as well

game

had been playing

in

intramurals. ..and

made

I

Lind

factor.**

learned

"I

how

was to communicate. And keeping up team

student-run. Students did

as a football player," Brett

another iwnportant

we team

floor

a

said.

it

spirit

was another important

factor."

The intramural program gave students the chance to ha\e tun as Through win-ning and losing as teams or

rules.

I

up team spirit w^as

also

residence hall,

important

The intramural program was

again.

said. **And kcepinf^

not just

competition," Alexander

was very

I

my

had

for

participated in

eserything from officiating the games to discussing

"1

Sarah Alexander

sports other

but

athletically,

impressed."

"I

many

mentally.

something fun football.

in

learned skills,

high school and participated

in

communicate, **

if

than intramurals, students

to join intramurals."

students participated just to continue the lun they had

was

important it tvas to

got

it

learned hoiv

**f

they were not into sports."

high school. "I

for sororities:

e\eryone together e\en

recreation sports director, said.

in

competed against other

sororities.

well as be competiti\e.

said.

individuals, the participants learned about pride and spirit.

the rounds

participated in football, basketball and softball."

The Greeks

participated heavily. Fraternities

By Michelle Murphy

competed

Hitting the seasons highlights ^ Winners of

the Batde of the Beef contest

were Delta Chi's, "America," division

in the traternitv-

and Sigma Sigma Sigma's, "White,"

swim meet.

Epsilon and Phi

independent

women

Team Hudson men's division,

^

Sigma Phi

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; the

Millikan Hall took

ot

MCC

crushed the Huskers

Throw

Contest.

compete and

traternitv' divisions,

Sigma

Sigma Sigma's, "Black," conquered Phi Mu's, and Phi Sigma Kappa's, "Chodes," kicked Sigma Phi Epsilon's, "Ep ^ours," 7-0.

have

tlin,"

Stephens

Sarah

saul.

"The\' ga\c

"#1," 9-0,

Vial, Lisa Sanders

Stuart Rcece and Sarah Stephens

Free

chance to

12-0, and in the independent

Punt, pass, kick victories went to Nate Davis,

Toni Detreece, Aaron [enniter Brown.

^

to

Mu.

Ch.unpionships

Football

20-8. Sororit}' and

^lntramur,J supremacy went

"Intramurals ga\'e students a

^ Flag

^ Sigma Sigma Sigma and Tau Kappa Epsilon in the

of the Spot Shot were Chris

Railsback and Sarah Stephens.

in

the sorority division.

were victorious

^Winners

Sigma

and

Chi

won

the

Walleyball get together

Championships.

won

the

students the

opportunity to

^ Nate 1

Sarah Stephens

Winner of the Spot Shot and Free

get

Davis and Brenda Ritland

and

won

the

away from

Throw

Competitions

their studies."

lome Run Hitting Contest.

Intramurals

..

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N

H (A

ACADEMICS Agriculture Club

Rv Ton4 Yamaiiclii Slmicnis maioriiii; Ibruni pro\ iding

;i

m iigriciiilinv luid iIkmihu n

place Ui he cnlerlaincd and

educated.

The

purpcise of the Agiieulture C'luh

\\

as

\

eiv

I

simple hut important.

"The main purpose to

ot this cluh

form friendships among the

bers),""

Kesha Nuss, Ag Club

Membership open

to

was

hasieally

Ag Cluh (mem-

secretary, said.

in the

club was not exclusive but

vsilh

an agriculture-related ma-

anyone

jor-

"The Ag Club members w ere not only

agricul-

ture majors but also various kinds of majors,""

Nuss

(O

said.

"But basically members were

dents interested

in

stu-

sheep, cows, horses, what-

ever.""

There were two major

activities for the

Ag

Club; the Little American Royal and Bamwarming. The Little American Royal was a state-level livestock show and resembled a smaller American Royal. This show was divided into novice and expert divisions. Cows, sheep, horses and pigs were shown. Ag Club members became familiar with more aspects of agriculture and

how

interesting livestock could be through the

Little

American Royal.

Bamwarming was

another big activity for the

group. Bands played music, and a live dance was held.

A

noticeable benefit from this party

was

students could connect with alumni, which was helpful for networking and passing

former members had done during

down what ^

their time in

"I

thousht

^

^

the club. it

was a nice club,"" Nuss,

a

member ÂŤ

since her freshman year, said. "For freshmen,

it

^

was a nice chance to gel to know many people."" o The Ag Club provided students with well- ^ needed breaks from

their studies

educational experiences.

P 226

Groups

and interesting

Agriculiural Club

were

Ihc grdup's

members

Iwn major

di.scuss

Bamwarming

aclivilics

plans

and increased ihe

Bannuii >,'jCliih'

nii;

and Ihe

isibiluvas

I.iltle

in

AmerK

or'jani/atu

an Royal


M 102 promoted an understanding

River Club of conservation

and the environment

Set aside days to count different species of birds

in

and around

Maryville

Sponsored a Took

part

in

day

field

for Quail

Unlimited

the Adopt-A-Highway program

Took frequent

trips off

campus

to experience the

Ozarks region

Imnl Row: Angel Bimman, M;iri Daibcr and Kclli Harpstcr. Row 2: Shane Lowe, Da\c llolTnian and Shari McDougal. Back Row: Sieve Gilson, Casey Eddy. Chris Blunk and iJr David Eastcrla, adviser,

Accounting Society allowed accounting majors to interact with each other

Sponsored Accounting Day

and

activities

speak

invited alumni to

Held a tutonng program for lower-level accounting students Offered Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

Hosted informative meetings concerning CPA review courses Visited a large

CPA

firm

and the State Auditor's Office of Iowa

Front Row: Ashley Tremaync, Jennifer Beckman.

Row

Tim De Boom. Michelle Wilson.and Scoli

Gary Schw art/, Kristy (Jiermann. Ginger Chamas, Karie Free, Jessica Krohn. Re\a Wright, Tanya Reynolds, Angie Wilson and Billie Jo Gray, Row }: Johnna Beemer. Harr.

2:

Wendy Ottman.

Sally

Wortmann, Angela Wonderh, Troy Teague, Kelly Meyers. Karma

O'Riley, Andrea Sacco. Cara Spire and Steven Browning. Back Row: Holly Henderson.

Tisha Law.

Kim

Snodgrass. Patrick Laster. .Adrian Archer. Greg Wallman. .Mohamed

Ashaiba. Scott Suhr, Matt Brachtel and Todd Wilmarth.

Agriculture

Ambassadors

promoted Northwest and agriculture Promoted Northwest

to perspective students

booth which featured miniature golf at a

at a

national FFA convention

Took

prospective agnculture students on tours of Valk and

all

all

related facilities

Required intensive interview and application process of tive

all

prospec-

members

I'roni Row Josh Wall. Sara McCray, Lurinda Turner. Susie Mires. Cathy Haas. Allison Hill â&#x20AC;˘md Jason Beissenher/. Back Row: Matthew Janssen. Steven Root. Justin Malter. Justin :

\ incent and

Duane

m

Jewell, adviser.

Agriculture Club geared toward people with agricultural interests From Row Troy Smolherman. Kesha Nuss. Josh Wall. Corey Strider. Greg Bahrenburg. Brum and Scolt Ellis. Row 2: Meggan Riggan. Stacy Koni. Tata Zeilstra. Came Fisher. Becky Werner. Renee Rhodus. Jamie Gordon. :

Sirider. Steve Reisle. Allison Hill

Schramm. Stephanie

Siacey Jesse. Lora Fast. Sara Rogers. Jackie LeitholT.

Tammy

Naylor and Susan Schulz.

Row

\ Charyti Sibbit. Rhonda Robertson. Lurinda Turner. Carol Barton. Marcy Monris. .Amber Mitchell. Caria Rapp. Jodi

Baldw

in.

,-\ndrea Finne)

.

.-Micia

Fagg. Justin Vincent. Melissa Klein.

Ke\in Iricling, .Melissa Nichols. Jamie X'anBelkuin. Kelli Miller and Jessica lj\ M.iscliing..\Ioll\ I,

Marshall. Teresa Foland. Nate Bennett. .-Xaron

Haw kins. Row

.irson.TinanyQuillen.DcrikFvline,.Mackenzie Hamilton.,-Xngela Livingston.

Kristen Reichert, Julie

4:

Summers. Josh Rardin. Will

Kim Anderson,

Humphreys, Michelle Janssen, Chris Henderson, Alyssa Saxlon and

Bruce Forbes. Back Row: Paul Malter, Brian Brown, Mark Putney, Billy Cook. Travis Smith, I'.il

Hoi low a\

.

.-Xustin

H.irncs, Rebecc.i

Nolhw ehr. Gary Nielson. .Andy

Burns.

Bill P.ige, Cliff

Bailey,

Petersen. Travis Sloll. Ty Glauser. Angela Randv Hanson, Chris Veatch. Malt Strauch,

l)oui;Scideand\lall\anSchMKlcl

(/>

Agriculture Club

227


</)

HON Agriculture Council

composed

to

oversee

all

the agricultural clubs

Organized the agriculture awards banquet, which was a hog roast

Sponsored a barbecue Produced the alumni newsletter Served refreshments to high school FFA members when they

at-

tended conventions on campus From Row:

Russell Shields, Clark Jackson. Josh Wall. Walledda Taylor and Jason

Row 2: Teresa Poland, Brian Marshall. Corey .Strider. .Amber Milihelle Lurinda Turner. Back Row: Justin Vincenl. Mark Zabclin'and Kaela Black. Belssenher/.

aiul

Agronomy Club promoted career opportunities Rebuilt and tried to increase the

number

of

in

agronomy

members

Prepared and sold plant mounts as a fundraiser Front

Row Tom :

Zwcifel. adviser; Joni Johnson. .Sara McCray. Carol LaFaver and .Adam

Mclntyre. Back Row: Clark Jackson. Byron Gutshall.

Mark Zabelin. Chris Flcak. Jefferson

K.iris;ambe and Scott Pa\ne.

Alpha Chi name

derived from Greek words meaning truth and character

Awarded Regional Best Chapter and was a

finalist for National

Chapter of the Year

(/)

In

top 10 percent of junior and senior classes of

all

academic

disciplines

Promoted academic excellence and exemplary character by pating

in

partici-

the Celebration of Quality

Front Row: Marcy Moms, .Anna Hughes, Cynthia Grosvenor. .Andrea Kalal, Jennee Barnes. Deb Lau head and .Andrew Scott. Row 2: .Al\ ssa Schnack. Chris .Armiger. Kari Kerchner. Dana

flg

Collins.

Kane Li\

Con

Elfnts.

Jill

Chapman.

Kelly Ferguson. Natalie Shuler and

Jill

Williams.

Row

.V

Deal. .Nicole Scott. Jeniler Harr. Jennifer Iversen. Jessica Whaley. Joel Heinzeroth. Julie

engood. Tracy Fordyce. Michelle

Talbot.

Hymhaugh and James Eiswert. adviser. Back Row Mar\ Marcy Charaas. Jennifer Gum. Timothy Owen. Ray McCalla. Tim De Boom. Keilii

Rydberg,

Raymond

:

Smith. Richard Frucht. adviser; and .Andy Karl.

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences helped students establish career choices Participated

in highway clean-up. food drive and clothes drive Sold candy and cookies as well as Valentine-Grams for fundraisers

-^

Participated

in

Missoun Association

Sciences convention

in

Kansas

of Family

and Consumer

City

Made students aware

of changes in perspective fields/majors Helped with departmental projects, including the style show

^

Front Row: Nicole Scott. Alisha Wisniewski, Trina Liverman, Caroline Sanders, Stacie Saunders. Jennifer Maeder and Suzan Beyer. Back Row: Laura Moore. Emily Hoffsette.

Angela Pfelcher. Traci Bloom. Jeni Cooke, Heather Namanny and Theresa McNamar.

228

Groups


M ACADEMICS Alpha Chi

success Bv The

(ircck

CniDli'iKr'.' Ill''

words

iiicaiimi;

aiul

iriilli

were dcsciipli\c ul the iirgani/alion Alpha Chi. The group character pronioled

standards through the

tliesc

acli\ilies

participated

they

and

in

sjxinsored.

Dr. Richard Frueht. one ol the adv iseis.

with Dr. James Eisvvert. decided to lonii a

new Alpha Chi honor Northwest

"We

in

had

^â&#x20AC;˘â&#x20AC;˘''

societ\ chapter at

I98S.

spectrum

hroad

a

program.s," Fruchl said.

"I

ol

I'ormed this

chapter because there were no lionor societies

except

for

the

indi\idiial

departments on campus, which v\ere great."

The Alpha Chi honor

was an

society

organization that inducted juniors and seniors

who were

their class. in the

10 percent of

in the top

The group, which was

started

1920s, "celebrated success across

the university spectrum," Frueht said.

Members of Alpha Chi came

together

and

visiting

to listen to guest speakers

scholars

who came

to

educate the chapter

about everything from Generation

X

to

resume writing. The group also organized

Rence Bcrgernc

tells

of her semester

Czech Republic

in

Northwest students lived while over seas

and participated

in

Celebration of Quality,

Alpha

C'hi

while

still in

the

is

as inlbrniation about the area

where the

passed around to members. Bergerne was inducted into

Czech Republic,

E.xpanding Horizons and a regional

me

how

meeting.

Beekman

The Northwest chapter of Alpha Chi hosted the Regional Conference in March at the J.W. Jones Union for three days. During the conference, members from

well the conference turned out depended

different chapters

made

presentations

conference gave with

me

many of our

the

on how well excited that

This was was held on

I

1

reminded

organized

it,

and

that

yet,

1

was

got to face that challenge." the

first

to plan this

chance

to interact

students as well as gave

me the feelin>:: of beins: in chariie." Jennifer

total

believed participating

"Dr. Frueht and Dr. Eiswcrt

much

fun."

the

in

a lot of fun.

Marcy Morris

made said.

it

so

"We

organized beneficial programs and they

campus. The

would be helpful when we were looking for a job. had a really good time with it." Finding time to enjoy the good times

of 300 chapters which converged on

Northwest from

Members

group was beneficial and

time the conference

the Northwest

conference included seven regions and a

about a variety of subjects.

"Having the opportunity

said. "It

slates

as

far

away

as

1

while promoting high standards. Alpha Chi

Montana, Wyoming, Kansas, Indiana and

members

llliiKiis.

but the success o^ Ncn-lhwest.

celebrated not only their success,

(O I

T Alpha Chi

E 229


M American Marketing Association promoted a benefit dinner

for "Life's

Walk"

Attended a intercollegiate marketing conference in New Orleans Organized Marketing Week when professionals and alumni spoke

m

about the marketing profession Went on a hayride, held a Thanksgiving dinner and had a Christmas party

l-'roni

Amy

VV-rinu Millhouscr.

Rem;

Burnison, Heather Ward. Jennifer Baker. Nieolc

Dana Collins. Henderson. Susan Bailey and Rita DcLSignore. Row 2: Janclle Mcrriott. Michelle Lecper and Michelle Fink. Stacey Farnam. Michelle Hymbaugh. ,^ngela Bleich. Cathy Brier. Russ Northup. Rou }: Kane Deal. Jason Blodgetl. Mike Askren. Amy Kroese.

Gome/ and Sande Richards Stanley, adviser. Back Row: Evan Polly. Tohv Cannon. Dusiin Johnson. Jodi Fabian. Ahmet Tokdemir. Justin Brinker.

Chris Padsell. Andres Jason

Fitts.

Aaron Sander and Jason Howell.

Art Education Club

members Worked

to raise

of tfie National Art Education Association

money

to create

an

Art

Education Scholarship Fund

Held Third Annual Fine Art Auction

Had the

largest

The adviser.

Award

at the

Dr.

membership in over five years Kim Spradling, received a Missouri Higher Education

Missoun

Education Association annual conference

Art

Row: Gretchen Derr. Lori Otto. Frankie Grandanette, Amy Gubser. Sarah Jenni Nicholson. Kerry Wenscl. Janii Miller. Back Row: Andrea Enright. Denise Rieschick. Colbv Mathews. Shannon Dexter and Jennifer Chambers.

Wieland and

Front

Association for Computing Machinery assisted Held

first

Apollo

in

training

EC+

faculty

13 contest

Featured at national ACM meeting Established a mentoring program for entering computer science

majors Tiffany Row: Kimherlv Merrill. Mern, McDonald. Ken Meyer. Eileen Allen. Gary Hardman and Melanie Coleman. Row 2: Sam Smith. Bahar Yildiz. Dehra Booram. Ryan McDonald and Phil Heeler. Row 3: Glenn Douglas. Aaron Grose. Michael Bishop. Rausch. Chns Shull. John Hager. Nitin Goil and Aaron Olsen. Back Row: Travis Lo\ d. Dan

Front

Bankson. Da\id Blair and John Clavton.

Alpha Tau Alpha interested

I

Nine

in

members attended

where they won an award

becoming

agriculture teachers

the National Convention

for

in

Kansas

excellence and participated

in

City

an essay

contest Established the group to create agriculture leadership throughout the

community Adopted a family of seven for Christmas and purchased them food Student teachers talked about experiences at Midway Conference

Banquet held on campus Charyli Sibbit

Row: Kevin Fisher. Amber Mitchell. Rhonda Robertson. Carrie Fisher. Janssen. Mike Kelly. Joe and Dr. Marvin Hoskev adviser. Back Row: Justin Mailer. Malt Meade. Curl Friedel and Tro\ Pyle. Front

.

IC

G

I

T

A Art

Education Club

E 231


N

H CO

ACADEMICS C-Menc

mentors I

By Cnurtauty

Hi!!

"We

Furthering the ideals of music education. Ihc 55 nicmhcrs lit'

C-Menc met

The 20-year-old campus group ottered a wide range of Once a month, a guest speaker

spoke with the group about the first day of teaching, instructing fundraising tor music organizations in high schools.

C-Menc was open advances

anyone inieresied

in

The organization

music education.

January, 30

Tan-Tar- A

members attended the National Conference

in their future as

was good togoif one was going it

music educators. music

into the field of

offered connections with directors from

was

a very educational experience because a

musicians that held sessions had a

And

it

was

lot

lot

"It

of the

to offer in

their

a great lime to get together with

friends and share the love for music."

Besides the love for music,

many of

education majors. Because of this

knew

that she

would be able

she had a problem

the

members were

common

to contact

link.

Hooker

any of the members

if

in teaching.

knew I would be able to call them if had a problem we really were aclose group," Hooker said. "Everyone

"I

Menc president, said. C-Menc also held a junior high school contest in February for area .schools. Members of C-Menc hired judges to critique students who performed in the concert. The contest allowed

because

members

conferences, guest speakers and concerts, they got a glimpse

to

gain experience

manv would be

in

organizing a band contest,

doins; as

band teachers.

part

in

Louis Pasteur Days

minimum GPA

of 2.5 and

15 hours

of biology classes

canned foods on Halloween

Loretia Hui Bin Xu, Leslie Balcazar-Martine, Janette Hayden. Shanna Tucker

Groups

also helped students network and find

also allowed students to discuss what

displays or help with student teaching," Stephanie Graves, C-

Held the annual junior high Olympiad

23^

"It

Osage Beach, Mo. Because of the number of

in

Worked on highway cleanup and took

Row:

put us in

experiences.

Beta Beta Beta

Front

It

could have possibly been

education because

nationwide biology honor society

and Tracy Lund. Back Row:

"It

over 50 regular members."

somethins:

to have a

contacts for jobs.

music and

members from the Northwest chapter who attended, the group was presented w ith the award for largest chapter. The conference helped with "any programs, concert

Had

Hooker said.

other universities and high schools," Daniel Brod said.

In

Trick-or-treated for

to run things,"

"We were not very well known, but we had a lot of members," Melissa Hooker said. "People who would have been interested in the group knew about it and joined. We had

at

if)

in

to

how

band contest."

e\ents throughout the year.

skills or

learned

an administrati\e position and taught us how to organize a

and educate.

to socialize

Yun Liang Zhang.

Julie

Wasser and Kevin Rhodes.

1

was

there to help each other out. It was a terrific experience." The world of music held more in store for C-Menc members than just scales and instruments. Through

at

teaching, fundraising and judging

all

while having fun.


M Blue Key promoted leadership and service on campus Required to be

in

top one-third of class scholastically and active

in

other activities and organizations

Allowed Involved

in

women

the

in for

m

time

first

philanthropic events throughout the year such as Toys for

Tots and Adopt-a-Highway Participated l-ronl

Row; Mall

in

Tower Dance, a

golf

tournament and Homecoming

Row

Kil/i, Gabriel Rangcl and Chrlslophcr Asby.

Laura Slagcmari. Lisa Slubbcndick and Jenifer Harr. Back Row:

Wilson and

J.

2:

Melissa Flelchall

P.J.

Amys. Michelle

^m

Patrick McLaughlin, adviser.

Cardinal Key participated

Had

to

in

higliway clean up around

have a 3.0 GPA and show leadership

Pumpkin Center

ability

members who

Offered scholarships through the organization to applied

Went

to national conference

Aided juvenile diabetes organizations, talked with organizations such

as the Kiwanis Club and held fundraisers Fninl

Row:

J.J.

Howard. Stacy Reineke. Stac> Born and Shawn Vehe.

Row

2:

Calhiccn

Welsh, .Myssa Schnack, Mary Talbol and Lance Fredrickson. Back Row: Dennis Esser. Peterson. Patrick Laster.

Ken

Duane Lawson and David Zwank.

C-Menc sponsored junior high music contest Had programs about music education every month Traveled to the state convention

Marked the 15th year

of existence for the

^

group

Offered monthly group speakers Front

Row: .Amy

.Aebersold. Jamie Welch. Jeremy Henderson. Melissa Hooker. Heather

Grann. Beth Ferry and Shannon Touney.

Row

2:

Jason Eggers. Mary Riley. Brian Sparks.

John Nachtrab. Chris Fisher. Ryan Kenney, Slacy Tnpp, Stephanie Graves, Kathleen Winghart. Sarah Ehl> and Greg Howdeshell.

Row

3:

Neil Darnell. Debbie .Ames. Da\iJ

Bowman. Amanda Brown. .Amanda Mendon. Bryan Fre>. Row Scott Wiederstein. Chris Sullivan. Mike Dreyfus. Nathan O'Donnell. .Matt Bonsignore. Kaiin Tapp. Danny Brod. Tiffany Leever, Chris Droegemueller, Shena Grenier. Kim Springate.Tina Dillingcr. Bryan Perry. Jason Elam. Christina

.Melody .Alford, Jason Miller and Heather Jacobson. Back

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Parkhurst and Kevin Johnson

College Republicans promoted Republican ideals and conservative ideology Started several times throughout Northwest history

Worked

to get things

Involved with the

Wrote and

done

1996

like

having the Constitution revised

presidential

campaign

invited Republican senators

and representatives to

campus Actively tried to get Republican candidates to

come and

present their

party platforms to the Northwest audience

Row Cathleen Campbell. Jill Murdock. Rebekah Row Hawkeve Wilson and Mark Jelavich. adviser. Front

:

Pinick and Karrie Krambeck. Back

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Financial

Association

I

and

balances ll

\wis business as usual

Managcnicm

Icir

ihc

inaiKial

I

The group eelebralcd lis 26th year on the Nt)rthwesl eampus by recei\ ing ihe FMA Superior Chapter award tor Associalion.

the second straight year.

"That award went

to only

U) percent ol the

FMA chapters in the nation," Melissa Pierpoint. president, said. "Eighteen .schools got recognized

with the Superior Chapter (award) and Northwest

was one of them." FMA was started

sci

students niajoriiig

iii

business or finance coukl be laniilian/ed with

people

who were out working

in

ihepiisiiuinsihe

students were desiring. tfi "It

was formed

to bring the

businessman and

the student together for higher learning," Kuii

Zuck, vice president,

said. "(It

was also formed

to bring the finance students together

with the

finance business people and to form a greater

knowledge of

the overall industry."

FMA members found the time to tutor students, pick up trash as a part of theircommunity service,

send out newsletters and give out awards

to the

outstanding junior and senior members.

However, FMA toured to Chicago and Omaha to

\'isit

financial institutions to learn

how

thev

worked. Besides touring, the group also had speakers including the directoroffinance at

NEBS and the

director of finance for the city of Maryville.

However, FMA was not strictly business. was a good place for social organization

"It

Mike Wilson. FMA adviser, was kind of a combination of both (business and social organizations). It was a place for them to get professional contacts forfinance students," said.

"It

also. ..but

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they also had pizza and did

some

Managemcm

Asstn

Pcmn

.socializing."

Financial

The students had money on their minds and became masters of manipulating money.

and their serapbook. The group tutored students distributed new institutions to understand

i.iiKin rnemtiL-rs Ik Id a

how

nicctnig in

Hall to discuss

slettcrs

and studied

tutoiii

t'inancu

they worked.

I Groups


M Computer Management Society provided internships and encouraged open involvement

Members were computer management

or business majors

Held End of Year and Back to School socials, and a Christmas Party

Went on a

field trip to Sprint in

Kansas

the job opportunities that were available

City,

in

m

Mo. to expose them to

the computer

management

field

Had a fundraiser in which they sold phone service

raffle tickets for

a year worth of

free cellular

Row: Holly Olscn. Nancy Thomson, Hsiao Cha. Max Brcc/.c. Andy Wiley and JibrccI Row 2: Dr. Ron Moss, Sara DeLong, Badia Katambwa, Dallas Ivanko, Tomas/ Chmiclewski and liric Dierkens. Back Row: Ryan Ecclcs, Brian Buhman. Brad Lager. John l-'ronl

Haq.

ff

Bankson. John Olson and Keith Brant

Delta

Mu

Delta

a business honor society Attended the National Convention

in St.

Louis

Held tutoring sessions for the 5th grade classes at Washington

Middle School

Worked with Junior Achievement Met three to four times a semester The National Scholarship winner was Tena Barratt l-ront

Row: Greg Wallman, Gerry Bade. Cathy Brier and Marcy Momson. Back Row: Nancy Zeliff, sponsor; Patrick Laster. Michelle Wilson. Beth Lewis and

Jenniler Harkrider.

Tracy Fordyce.

Delta Tau Alpha recognized agricultural students achieving high academic standards

Were selected based on GPA and had semesters

to

be

in

the top

35 percent

of

their class after three

Held the Agricultural Awards banquet

Presented agriculture to high school students liontRow:LurindaTurner. Susie Mires and Cathy Haas. Back Row: Mall Janssen. Russell Shields and Steven Root.

m Financial

Management Association

opportunites to share thoughts and ideas about

Took a speakers

field trip to

to talk

Assisted

in

Omaha

to

field of

finance

see the Federal Reserve and planned

about finance

painting Perrin Hall

Held pizza, Chnstmas and End of Year parties

Had a book sale and bake sale Front

Row

Row .Meme :

2:

to raise funds

Martin. Holly Naber. Slacey Farnam.

Shawn McCollom. Da\

id

Sarah Wannin.v Mahbubul Haq. Back R.

Kim Zuck and

Kori Sundberg, Slefanie Meyer. Jennifer Harkrider and

â&#x20AC;˘

Mvers. Chad Jacobs and Mike Wilson, adviser.

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Team

individuals Ry

Sluirini

Johnson

The Norlhwesi Forensics Team had

a

banner

They made tongues wag in their tournaments and were ranked number one in Missouri. Under the first-year tutelage of JetT Przyb\ lo. the Forensics Team came a long way. The Forensics Team did more than Just make year

1995.

in

some jaws

drop.

"We did "We put on invited the

ail

kinds of stuff." Przybylo said.

show (performed speeches) and high school students to come; it was a

called the Forensics Showcase."

Some of the other things the team did. besides putting on a showcase of their talents, wasjudging

speech contests and talking to speech classes.

O)

"We. ..judged a number of speech contests for grammar school and the 4-H club," Przybylo said. "And there was a tournament at the high the

school that

we sent judges to; plus we went to any

of the speech classes that needed

someone

for

public speaking."

Przybylo said he wanted to keep tradition alive

do

I

that

w inning

and he had implemented a plan

to

that.

"The main core of our team was juniors. ..and to make sure that I had solid freshmen

had

coming

in

so that they could cycle through. ..(be

ready to compete)."'

At the end of the ranked

on

first in

first

the state.

semester, the team was The ranking was based

a tabulation of all the points

from previous

tournaments the team had participated

"We

in.

had an open admission policy; anybody

who wanted to be on the team could w alk into my office." Przybylo said. "We would train absolutely anyone and

that

was

in

our motto."

To speak or not to speak that w as the question and when called upon, the Forensics Team spoke. They spoke so loud and so heard

all

clear that they

were

over Missouri and people began

rccoenize the small school with a big voice.

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Groups

to

Perfecting her pcrlbrmance. Angela

McMahon

recites

poeHN

in

Iront

The award-winning Forensics Team experienced leadership of John Rude and JetT Pr/.ybylo.

practicuni class.

iit

the Forcnsio

a revival under the


M Forensics held semesterly Forensics

Team

Showcase

to display their talents

Judged high school tournaments Fundraisers included a candy bar sale

Participated

From Row:

regional

in

m

members

Offered a spaghetti dinner for

and national tournaments

Jeff Pr/ybylo, coach;

Marc

Vasquc/..

Shawn

Bechtol. Tish Tapia and loin

Hendricks, coach. Back Row: Geraldo Pazar. Melanic Brown, .^ngela L'Kcslad, Annie Chroniv and Danan Galyon.

Gamma

Theta Upsilon

celebrated Geography Awareness Held

Was

McMahon. Jim

Week

banquets twice a year a geography honor society with a 3.0 GPA requirement initiation

Geography professors did a presentation on

different graduate

schools

Over 30 members strong Front

Row

:

J.

Ann

Iversen,

Nathan McLean. Katie Crites and Shawn Vehe.

Row 2: Shai

Ogden. Back Row: Dr. Charles Dod^j^ Slater and Joel Heinzeroth.

Tanierius. Jennifer Spencer. John Holt and Lora

ad\

iser;

Jeremy Bulreck, Josh Benoba.

Amy

Geology Club offered academic and social activities Fundraisers included rock and book sales

n

P

<i>

n

Sponsored canoe and camping tnps as

well as

movies and speakers

Held year end and welcome back picnics

Met twice a month Front

ft

Row Carolyn :

Willis.

Maggie Mabrey. Diane Krueger.

adviser: Lora

Ogden.

Ta.'..

Van Ryn. Brooke Walker. Suzy Schneckloth and Lucy Caputo. Row 2: John Holt. Jennifer Spencer. Nathan McLean. Guy Jenkins. Katie Foley. Shaw n Vehe. .Adrian Goettemoeller. Shari McDougal. Mel Jaco. Mike Essam. Paul Kemna and John Bunner. Back Row Jason Clarke. Dwight Maxwell. Ryan Powell. Josh Benda. Charles Craig. Bryce Wyble. Don Hagan. Paul Olson. Tim Wineland, John Pope and Travis Garton. :

Heartland View student-run four state travel and leisure magazine

Won

All-Amencan with

five

marks

of distinction from Associated

Collegiate Press

Gold Medal

finalist

from Columbia Scholastic Press Association.

Held a holiday celebration

Celebrated fourth anniversary of publication

Sent out 5,400 copies of winter issue to Northwest alumni Front

Row

Widmcr.

:

Jennifer Stew

adviser; and

art.

Sara Meyers and Lori Shalfer.

Row

2: Jessica Yeldell.

Laura

.Amv Dusaan. Back Row: Tricia Colville and Matt Marckmann.

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ACADEMICS International

Reading

Association

1

nternational

literacy By

RuI>\

Di timer

A young organization on campus, the IniernaReading Association promoted

lional

^IRA'S TOP TEN

literacy

worldwide. The group, which was organized

in

1993, gained popularity with education majors.

Members

participated in a \ariety of activities

promoted reading and teaching reading to others. During their tlrst meeting, they planned a that

special acti\ ity tor "1

new members.

read a book called "Imogene and her Ant-

lers,'" Stacy Reineke said. "We made antlers and wore them. It was an activity I could have done w ith kids, so I believed that we could ha\ e done it

too."

Members

(/>

to attend a tions.

also traveled to Des Moines, Iowa, workshop with other IRA organiza-

At the workshop, a group from Northwest

made a presentation on reading. Members of the executive board made ruler pins to wear to promote literacy day. They also participated in a cookie decorating activity with

Horace

Mann

students during the holidays.

While w orking to promote

members of IRA

literacy

on campus,

also looked to increase their

numbers.

Horticulture Club

community service included

participation

in

Toys

for

Tots

Held a plant give away

Took a tnp

to

Raised plants

Red Oak. Iowa for their

annual plant sale and fundraisers

Offered speakers and plant prop parties

From Row: Jason Gibson. Tracy Davenport and Leonard Wu. Back Row: Rodney Straube, Sherry Harr and Carol LaFaver.

Joni Johnson.

BOOK LIST,^^


:

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promoted International Literacy Day Read books and made cookies

with elementary students at

Chnstmas

Active for three years

Had guest speakers such as

Jerry Strating

come

and

in

talk

about

reading and literacy

Many

members were education

of the

majors, but there were no

specific requirements

Amy Sheffield. Meredith

Ironl

Row;

Noel.

Row 2:

sponsor.

Rcelilz,

Molly

Pclcrs,

Stacy Reineke. Sara Azdell. Sarah Bullcr.

Back Row

:

Kristin

Cummings.

Ann

Nancy Onliveros and Mallhew Rathje and Pat Thomspson. to

Stelanic Rcntie. Michell Martin. Cynthia Fenn an.

Heather Hcrweck.

Kappa Delta

Pi

sponsored student/teacher panel about education issues Helped with

Had

to

portfolio

development

have 3.5 junior GPA and approval from professors

Held an

initiation

and Chnstmas party

Social events included a barbecue

Row: Shelley Johnson. Andrea Kalal. Nancy Ontiveros. Lisa Gasiorowski and Sarah Row 2: Jayme Han. Cathleen Welsh. Lance Fredricksen. Tracy Fordyce. Am\ Schendel. .^my Crozier and Jennee Barnes. Back Row: Marcy Chamas, Mary Talbot. Cynthia Fenn. Anna Hughes. Natalie Shulcr. Deanna Bennett. Cori Elifrits and Deb Lawhead. Ironl

Butler

Kappa Kappa participated

Had

first full

in

SHARE

Psi

project

Held Music of the Night and

Organized band fest

for

Row: Mike Dreyfus, Chris

Scott Weber.

MS

Walk

BMB band

picnic

marching bands

game and

Held Annual Beef, Buns and Ball Softball Front

and

year of chapter status

picnic

Ginny Thomas. Wendi Sum\. Row 2: Beck Minton. John Woods.

Sullivan. Tiffany Marr.

Shena Grenier and Al Sergei, adviser.

Brian Watts. Sonja Erichsen. Sarah Norris, Heather Holtz and

Amy

and Kevin Johnson.

Row

Oodel. Jason Whitina.

4:

Bill

Row }: Ray Mona Killian

Willers.

McCalla. Eric Wells. Eric Skeens. Melissa Hooker. Brian Clark. Scott Evans.

Rachel Sleevi. Brian Lendt. Debbie Antes. Steve Stiglic. Heidi

Dodd and David

m

Perrv.

Kappa Omicron Nu promoted leadership, scholarship and professionalism

in

sciences

Held dinner during study day

Had education major portfolio as an ongoing project Chose the theme Leadership for the 21st century Held

Human

Environmental Sciences honors banquet

Row: Keri Peterson. Lisa Boone. Kristen Huber. Laura Moore and Clarissa Landwehr. Back Row: Christv Rosa. Dawn Seso. Seizan Bcver. Deecv Widen and Shannon Dazolt

Front

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KDLX covered local and regional sports, news and

campus events

OC Nominated

best public service announcement

for

by National Association of College Broadcasters Participated

highway clean-up

in

Organized and sponsored annual

Q

Freeze and

Fall

Spring Thaw Kronl R(H\

Row

J-'

Âť%?

2:

:

Taiui Lculurig, Karen

Mike Bow

lins;.

Brou

nins;

and Jonnilcr Slew

art

Brian Whitaker. Maleko MeDoniiell, Jason

Rou v Jim

RhaniN and Heath Hedstrom,

Davies,

Ann

Morrison,

ShaionJohnsonandChnsiinaRiiksialis. Baek Row: Corhin Pierce. I'.

,

Misener,

Ji'ii

Vun Booth

and Jennifer Vvrostek.

KNWT-TV campus and community

provided

television

with local

programming

Produced shows that aired on Channel 8 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Monday through Thursday

Produced vanous programs such as "Wired." which was recognized by

*

CNN

as the country's best

college television program, and "Dusty Roads."

^^

new

country music video program Did a

live

four local

90-minute concert named

bands

in

NAM jam

December which was

with

a huge

success Front

'"

Row: Chad Ferguson. Jennifer Thomhill. Lisa Thompson.

Karen Browning and Chris

Stolle.

Row

2:

Brandon Misener. Kathe

Stewan. Brooke Bartels and Scott Johnston. Back Row: Jim Davies. Brian Crook. Kirk

VVavman and Mike Bowlina,

KXCV public radio station Training opportunity for staff of

On

O

the

air for

21 hours

30 students

a day. seven days a

week

Nineteen newcasts daily plus regular talk shows Listening area covered

25 percent

of

Northwest

Missouri

Played jazz and classical music

Row: Tana Leutung. Amy Morrison. Corbin Pierce. Karen Browning and Jennifer Stewart. Back Row: Scott Wiederstein.

Front

-i^

.\niia Nothstine.

Brian Whitaker, Kirk

and Jason Rhamv.

R

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Groups

Wayman, Maleko McDonnell


M ACADEMICS KXCV

m

/)'v

00.5

Tiiniiii! into

some

for others

it

work with

was

for

the chance to gain experience

and receive an opporlunily

lo

the newest technology in the field.

A technology Radio

Jennifer Simler

was a new thing

because of the frequency, but

lisicncrs

at the station

FM

that

most other National Public

affiliates did not have.

Two

years ago the station expanded

its

range to reach Chillicothc. Mo., providing listeners of northern

Missouri as well as

southern Nebraska and Iowa with the classical

and jazz music from

The

staff

involved

in

from 5 a.m.

KXCV.

was made up of 30 students

producing the 2 -hour music day 1

to

I

no commercial

a.m., seven days a

week with

interruptions.

The station was granted money in mid December for a new transmitter to replace the 25-year-old one that frequently failed during

bad weather. They were funded $90,896 from the U.S.

Department of Commerce and funds S

from Northwest for a new transmission system.

Whenever the weather was bad and it became icy. the transmitter had to be turned down to half power causing the station to decrease its range of listeners. The new transmitter had new features benefiting the station

and

its

that

we

the transmitter

could automate the radio

was

was automated at

.5

a.m. and that meant

no one had to go on air until 6 a.m. On the weekends, the automation went on ai d a.m. and a broadcaster went on at 7 a.m."' that

The system had to installation

was

a few delays

when

it

came

because of weather factors.

finally installed

It

and was tested over the

winter break. The automatic system ran by itself

on Christmas Eve and

"It (the

r

new

iransmiticrl

v\

o

^

New as

Bacchi spins jazz as she hosts "Morning Choice" during her 9 a.m.

Bacchi said she was concerned that new technology older ct|uipmcnl

m

in

use

at

to

1

1

a.m. shift

at

KXCV.

KXCV would hurt students when they used

the job niarkel.

station.""

Tammy Bacchi. a broadcaster, said. "The radio station

m

ÂŁ

"

Tammy

broadcasters.

"The good thing about

^

Year's Hve.

more reliable."

Kirk Wayman. a broadcaster, said. "We knew we could sign on when we got to the station

promos, but with

and

do was touch the screen and it The big thing about the D.AD s\ stem was it signed on automatically. It was a touch screen computer and that made things easier. It was the newest technology e\ er\ one

that

our listeners could alv\ays ha\e

counted on us being on

One

other aspect

oilier radio stations

had

ihat

most

did not uas a Digital

was a compuiernew system was the

.Audio Device system, which controlled system. This

new"hotlhing"intechnology

it

came

to

could get

in a station.""

KXCV provided the opportunity

lor broadcasting

for future

bntadcasters to work with new technology

stations.

"Mosi

had

new system

Wayman said. "All we

broadcasted.

air."

KXCV

this

throughthecomputer."

raLlio s\sieiiis

used carls

ui |ila\

w

liilc

making music and inlnrming

the public.

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Mortar Board worked on service projects and other

efforts

Co-sponsored, with Alpha Chi. Expanding Horizon speaker Bridgett

Brown Served

Used

one year on the senior honorary board be the Turret Society, then switched to the national

for only

to

affiliation

with Mortar Board

Row: Lisa Ka> Sanders. J J^ How ard. Kathcnnc Mason. .Shaw n V chc. Kristnia l-.ask-i'. Laural Stork. Johannc [airchild. sponsor; and Donisc Ollingcr. sponsor. Row 2: Nicole Front

Scott. .Xngcia

McNcmcy.

Gum.

Lisa Klindl. .^niy Hcrmreck. Jennifer

llippin. Carol Patton. Michelle

Jenifer Harr.

Ncuerburg and Jason Eggers. Back Row; Chris

Chen

Slolle. Joel

and Don Hagan.

lleinzerolh. Scott Norlen. Matt Janssen

SLjls'^'W* Mock facilitated opportunities to learn

An interest

in

the legal system

Most often coordinated Participated

Worked Front

Row;

in

Mock

closely with Kell\

Nuss and

was

trials

required

activities with the pre-law society

Trial

Bob

Trial

and practice law with set-up

Competition

in

the spring

Sundell. a Maryville

.Angelita

Hams-Lewis

lawyer

trial

Back Row; Rvan

Bluni. Craig

Kin2cr\ and Harr\ Lednian.

National Agri-Marketing Association promoted MO-OK-AN Mentor Program

agricultural careers

all

year

Worked on job applications, resumes and interviews Had a writing market plan in April and national competition

(O

in

San

Diego Front

Row; Caths Haas. Lunnda Turner, Carol Barton. Kaela Black. Teresa Poland and Row 2; Michelle Pace. Donna Whitehead. Rhonda Robenson. Carla Rapp. McCray. Julie Stevens. Josh Wall. Mackenzie Hamilton and Renee Rhodus. Row V

Nicole Lock. S.ira

Dana Keim, Brian Hopf. Paul Ebbers. Allison Hill. Chris Stuva. Kathy Bonderer. Molls M.irshall and Duane Jewell. ad\iser. Back Row; Andy Karl. Jason Batterson. Travis Ford. Andrew Grishow. Gary Niclson. Kevin Fneling. Jeremy Oleson. Justin Vincent and Chris

Northwest Missourian award-winning, student-run newspaper with citywide coverage Located on the web at http://nwmissouri. edu/www_root/North-

west/events/missourian/index.html

Began working with a digital darkroom where was transferred onto the page via computer Doubled circulation Front

Row; Sarah

Elliott.

to

Barry

all

the photography

8,000 Piatl.

Chris Geinosky. Jennie Nelson. Karen Gates. Christy

Spagna. Susie Mires. Carrie McGeorge. Kelly

Mooney and Sarah

Kulinsky.

Row

2;

Emily

Reese. Susan Lorinior, Andrea Friedman. Jennifer Daniels. Kclli Mahoney. Heather Townsend.

Row

.V Megan McDonough. Rob Brow n.ChrisTriebsch. Cynthia Hansen. Carra Ramsey. ChrisGalitz. Colleen Cooke. Michele Allen. Polly Carter and Jason Tarwater. Back Row; Derrick Barker.

Lonclle Rath|e. Regina Bruntmeyer.

Goede. Jacy Frear and Olivia Snyder.

Colin

Anna Nothstine. Nate Olson. Tate Sinclair. Hawkeye Wilson. Steve Simon. Greg Gene Cassell. Mitch Bavsinscr. Keith Rsdbers]. Erica Smith and Laura Riedel

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Groups

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M ACADEMICS Mortar Board

m 1

1

'/cnc CciSM'll

The Turicl Chupicr ot the Mortar Board leapt on the campus scene as one ol" the newest groups on campus, taking the place of the Turret Society.

A

made

factor that

the Mortar

from other organizations was

was involved

in

something

involved

member

Mortar Board."

in

president, said.

"Everybody was

The challenge was

everything.

in

every

else.

"There were more leaders

Shawn Vehe,

Board different

that

to

schedule activities around everyone else's activities."

Each

\ear. the national con\ention selected a

type of service project for each chapter. The

theme of children's issues was selected national convention and ters

used

this

theme

in their

the

at

Mortar Board chap-

all

community

projects.

For its service projects, the Mortar Board made food baskets

at

Thanksgiving and had H-mail

buddies with students

in

the 8th grade at St.

Gregory's School. The Mortar Board also wanted

up an open gym for the students. "The E-mail buddies was a good opporlunitN

to set

for the students

and

aspect of college

life."

to play

it

exposed them

Vehe

to

some

m

said. "All kids liked

on the computer."

To be

member

a

was required and

of Mortar Board, a

.^.0

GP.-X

the student must have been a

senior the following year. Students also had to

show strong leadership and

service skills.

The

selection process started in March.

"Mortar Board was a combination of scholarship, leadership

and service," Lisa Klindt, ser\

ice

chairperson, said.

Mortar Board celebrated national Mortar Board

Week

Feb. 12 through 17, Activities in-

cluded a special dinner

at

the

Thomas Gaunt

House. SiikIcmIs .11

ihc J,\S .

Miizycst" a

made

way

Junes

lo increase

I

nion

[Jiiiinul.

Mortal Board iiicnihcrs

membership. To pro\

Iimcii as

Dcnrsc Oltinacr

ide ser\ lee to the eomnuinit)

E- mail buddies with 8th graders and planned an

open

gym

,

Mortar Board

lor Si C;reaor\ s students.

who

campus members helped

louiul the time to be

leaders as well as Mortar Board

continue the tradition of Tunct Society and put life

into a

new

oriiani/alioii.

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ACADEMICS Phi Alpha Theta

tr

ough

Wi.J.JL

history Rr MarUc Saxavi Phi Alpha Ihcla

was

traditional idea ofhonoraries

more "It

honor

ihc hislurs

society Ihal wanted to nio\c

besond

the

and become a

social organization.

was an honorary organization

that

recognized students

who

excelled in the history

"It

was an

Held," Jenifer Han. Phi Alpha Theta secretary. said. "Not only was it an

honorary

academic honor, but

was

organization

for

it

also an opportunit\

members with

similar

interests to interact

and

become more acquainted

CO

that

on a personal

level."

Membership

who

Phi

a two-

A

willingness to

become

interactive with

fold.

students

in

Alpha Theta was

recognized

students with similar interests as well as a

GPA

excelled

,^.

1

history classes

in

w ere the requirements for

Tammy

membership.

in the

Getting

-Jenifer

Harr

members

it

more

tried

president, said.

social than

Groups

increased effort

Neffie to

go out

it

"We tried to

had been

in the

the

at

Chamas

conuiuin Its

nnoKement

program

to be held at the

at the

Nodaway

national convention In

Phi Alpha Theta Convention in St. Louis.

"The convention went

well,""

Neffie

Chamas, said. "I chose tht topic because most people did not know that women had 15 original counts of women

fought.

The academic aspect of the organization was also very important to the club's

who were there

As

I

honoraiN presented exhibits

Historical .St.

Louis.

involved with the civil war.but

was an estimated 400 women there."" part of community involvement, the

at

the

newly

remodeled Nodaway County Historical Society

presented a paper about

women of the Civil War at the National

like holiday parties.""

members. National convention and

244

inilation

and development.

past by getting together and having things

P

upcoming

goals of the academic

together once a week.""

make

ihe

in

year.

Gum.

atiiuit

of Phi .Alpha Thcia presented papers

academic honiirs were paired with an

"We Jennifer

Kelly talks

Museum. Members

more than just meetings was one of Phi Alpha Theta"s biggest involved

history field."

its

Museum.

Han', described as "incredible"" by

was also

the

Northwest

first

to

Gum,

student in the history of

be awarded the British

Marshall Foundation scholarship, as well as being the first

Truman

scholar from the

University.

Aside from becoming friends through Phi Alpha Theta, the honorary society

allowed each talents

member

and academiic

to

showcase

abilities.

his


M Phi Alpha Theta helped with senior papers, other classes and senior history majors

Went

to St. Louis to their National conference to present paper

dunng

Christmas Break

Helped with the opening of the histoncal

museum

in

Maryvllle

Involved with the philosophy organization, had dual meetings activities with Ironi

ad\

Row: Chris

iscr;

and

them Arniigcr. Jcnilcr H;irr and R>;in Blauo.

Back Row: Dr. Janice Falcone.

and Jennifer (ium.

Sigma

Phi Eta

recognized academic achievement Required GPA of 3.5 during freshman year

membership

for

to this

academic honor society Took balloons and Valentine's Day cards

Were showed how

to

make easy meals

to retirement

homes

the residence halls by Dr.

in

Richard Frucht Row: Leah Johnsen. Heidi Miirr>. Jason Conaway. Lindsay Haaan. Ken .Meyer. Chance Douthat. Cynthia Grosvenor, Angle Bayne and Teresa Ganger. Row 2: Ton'dce Vooilman. J. Ann hersen. Travis Dimmitt. Slacia Woriey. Sarah Lund. Angle Wilson. Kelly Nuss. Jennifer Beekman. Lisa Allen and Beth Richards, co-sponsor. Back Row: Sam Smith. Keith Rydherg. Andy Scott. Anna Hughes. Andy Lancaster. Ray McCalla. Melissa Boehm. Deborah Brannen and Brenda Ryan, co-sponsor. Frimt

Pi

Beta Alpha

provided academic and social activities for geography and geology Required to be a business major

35 Had speakers such as Mary Throener

Tripled their enrollment to

for

^

resumes and Russ Northup

for interviewing

roiii

Riiu

:

^.'.

Michelle Wdson. Karen Brand. Angle Wilson.

and Michelle Heck, Back .Ahmet Tokdemir.

Row Gerald Kramer, :

Bnan Wicdmaier and

J.

Lobdell. Sarah Wanninger Greg Nelson. .Mike .Askren.

Jill

co-adviser:

Patnck McLauahlin. co-adviser.

m Pi

Omega

Pi

promoted professional development among business majors Required a 3.0

GPA

with

15 hours

in

business and/or education

classes.

Hosted two area business contests

Ranked as the Top 10 Chapter Met monthly Front Row: Nancy ZelilT, sponsor; Rcbckah Michael. Amanda Lunsford and Jennifer Schumacher. Back Row: Belh Lewis, Tracy Fordyce, Michelle Hepperman and Tan>a "rown.

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H

N Political

promoted and expanded

Science Club thought at Northwest

political

Sold hot chocolate and doughnuts to spectators before the Home-

coming parade Participated

in activities

such as a city council candidate forum and Public

Administration Night

Was

responsible for getting

Congresswoman Pat Danner

to

speak

at

graduation

Hosted a debate between the candidates

candidates and school board

city council

sphng

in

Iront Row: Gary Bradley, Eric Thomccvck. Hawkcyc Wilson and Melissa FIctchall. Back Kow: Doug Whilaker. Kelly Nuss. Robckah Pinick. Jason MeCabe and Kevin Buterbaugh

Pre-Law Society prepared students for law school by practicing the profession

exams and

Actively practiced law by practicing for

listening to

speakers

Sponsored guest speakers and

Kansas Paid

City

dues and expressed an

Rou Kcll\ Niiss and Anne and Hans Redman. l-ioni

visited the University of Missouri

and other law schools

:

interest

Baca. Back

Row

in

:

law school as requirements

Mall Kil/i. R\ an B.lum. Craig Kingci

\

Pre-Med Club Prepared students

</)

I

Initiated roller skating

Visited nursing

for

careers

and bowling as

homes as

a

In

health field

social activities

community service

project

Collected food during a Halloween trick-or-treat activity

Had guest speakers,

retreats,

meetings and community service events

Held a retreat to allow officers and new

^

members

to

come

together and

plan out the year as well as develop social bonds

From Row: Cara Weher. Melissa

Row

2:

Slrnad. Dell Johnson, Julie

Applcman and Crissy

Millei

Chris Carpenter, Angela Larkins, Jennifer Ludwig, Leslie Balcazar-MartincJasoi

Conaway and Yun Liang Zhang. Back Row: Kevin Rhodes, Chad Johnson, Georgi (Inrdon. Phil Tompkins and Doug Wilson.

Public Relations Student Society of America provided hands-on experience for public relations majors Provided publicity for

campus

organizations such as Student Senate

and the Forensics Team

Went

to

Kansas

City for the state chapter

meeting

in

the sphng where

they worked on resumes and portfolios Involved in an undertaking where group of four students worked on the Bateman competition, a competition where the group completed a case

study to present before a nationally recognized

company

like

Coca Cola

From Rou Jennilcr Leonard, Malthew Brunk, Lynelte Humphreys, Bobbie Barbo/a. Jill Macder and Jenniler Chipman, Back Row: Jill Williams, Jennifer Knight, Tamm> Thompson. Jenn\ Blocker. Jason Klindt and Jessie Clark. :

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M

n

ACADEMICS Political

Science Club

By Dyano Kwon^-tiurvec Discussing and analyzing the current trends

and events Political

in

government was

the locus of the

Science Club.

This group olniore than lOsludenls. majoring

minoring

or

government

in

or

public

was not necessarily registered Republicans or Democrats. Hovve\er. their administration,

interest in the political climate in the

States

and elsewhere

led

them

lo

L'nited

meet e\ery

week in the J.W. Jones Union. The club promoted public awareness of politics.

and

Through theireftbrts to bring government

political figures to

speak

at

the University,

they attempted to explain what went on behind the closed doors in

government

offices.

"The main objective of the Political Science Club was to help promote political awareness on campus," Melissa

"We

Fletchall, club secretary, said.

tried lo bring political figures to

campus so

that the students

could get a belter grasp and

understanding on

who

to vote for."

Another reason why the club planned ihe political figures to

to bring

Northwest was so students

could gel a belter idea of what their candidate or representative stood

Having acaucus

ft)r.

in

on the club's agenda

Maryville was also an ilem for the election year.

.Mlhough a lobbying

was an annual

trip

excursion, one of the highlights of the club in

996 was the trip to Chicago lo attend the Midwest Meeting of the .American Political Science 1

m

Association

"A

.April.

lot t)f pet)ple

didn't understand that

we

were the government and there was a lot of hatred lor the government." David McLaughlin, the

"A

organization's adviser, said. better than

its

citizens

and

its

country was no

citizens

were no

better than the country. Students ought lotake the

opportunity to learn

all le\ els

Continuing a trend of

Members

ol the Political

Science C'luh

talk

about a

trip to

Chic iigo during

J.W. Jones Union. During the year, the club went on a lobbying Ir in a public forum on campus and increased political awareness

a

meeting

in

the

members of the

Political

of the government."

political

involvement,

Science Club stro\ e to

p,

invited political speakers

gel Northwest involved and broaden the political

at

the l'ni\ersils

inlcivsls ol'lhe stiKleiil bods.

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Science Club

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N

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ACADEMICS Psychology/Sociology Society

minds Visjiiiij;

iniiKilos

m

low

ClaiiiKla.

allempl to undersiaiid the

a.

as an

human mind was u

hat

an organi/ation of suidenls did as they tried

to

grasp a comprohLMision of psycholiigy and scxriology.

Studenls

in

Psychology and Sociolog\

liic

Society organized a

members

trip in

The was an excellent

April to the prison.

said they thought

it

learning exercise.

"We and

talked to inmates under light security.

tried to figure out

why

they did what they,

did." Carrie Gei.sendorf. Psych/Soc Society

\

ice

"We learned ways to interact

w

iih

president, said.

them as well as de\elop methods of treatment." The trip was available to anyone who wanted to participate. All that was required w as the desire

t/i

to try to telling

understand what triggered the mind into

people to rob or do other minor crimes.

"We

talked to

them about what would of

helped when they were younger," Geisendorf said.

"Like for instance,

if

when they were younger

would a role model of helped'.'" Wanting to interact with the community, society hosted

Halloween and

St.

Patrick's

the

Da\

group home of mentally disabled

parties for a

people.

The parties were held at the Wesley Center. The students either went to the group home and picked them up or made arrangements to have them brought "It

to the center.

showed

us

how

to relate

with different

people and with different disabilities." Tim Owen. ^

Psych/Soc Society president,

said.

such a wide range of disabilities;

it

"They had

us learn and helped them to get out and interact

g

with people and they enjoyed that."

S

The Psych/Soc Society went beyond meetings every other Tuesday practice and

.

the basic o

Members chose to

answer some questions

their

had bv evaluatinc the minds of others.

Groups

"6

really helped "^

minds

'^

Caroline Sanders dances with Paul Hartley during a Halloween dance held with group horr

memhers. The Psychology and Sociology Society also

visited inmates in Clarinda. Iowa.


M Psi Chi furthered the science of psychology and honored outstanding

students Established at Northwest

in

1982 as a

part of the national psychol-

ogy honorary society

Required to complete three semesters, have 3.0 GPA, be

35 percent

of class standing

the top

in

and have nine hours of psychology

completed

Met every other Tuesday

at

3 p.m.

Row: Cynthia Grosvcnor. Kaliicrlnc Mason and Kari Kcrchncr. Back k u Owen. Rav McCalla and Dana Crouch. I

Tonl

in

I

Psychology/Sociology Society provided social and academic enrichment vjhWe studying the fields Required an interest

Saw

in

museum

the Mental Health

Went

>

issues of Psychology and Sociology

Joseph and Clarinda Correctional Facility Listened to speakers about graduate schools, research and to St.

battered

women's group

Ironi Riiw, Cynthia Grosvenor. Bcthan\ Tison. Robin Rciter. Tina Bcncdclli.

Dawn

Back Row: Tim Owen. Lauren While.

Came

.Icnscn. .Michelle Partusch

(ieisendorf. .Sheila

and

Julio Austin.

^0

Gobcn. Dana Crouch and Karen Casev.

Radio and Television News Directors' Association produced News

8, a half-hour

Taped on Sunday and aired half

daily

show devoted

to

news

Monday through Thursday

for

one

hour

Only

30 chapters

in

the nation and colleges had to be selected to

have a RTNDA chapter

at their school

Produced documentanes on community events and concerns

Went

RTNDA convention

to international

in

New Orleans

Row: .Anne Hendricks, Christina Bullock. Lisa Thompson. Jennifer Lindie Patton. .Stephanie Puricelli. Karen Brow ning and Titian) Grunert. Row Front

Bultler. ,'\my

Stew an.

Row

.Schlainp. 1:

Mands

Dugaan. Erika Niermeyer. Farrah McGuirc. Hilaric Jczik and Kathe Steve Adams, Jeremy Snell, Rich Pereksta. Brian Smith.

.V .Alex (iazio,

Barry Piatt and Brian Froelkcr. Back Row: Ken White, adviser; Casey White. Brandon

Misener. Mike Bowling. Brian Whitaker. NLitthew Breen, Chris Slolle, Chris Lukasina

and Kirk \V'a\nian.

Student Association of American Chemical Society purpose was

to socialize

Established

1965

in

For those interested

in

and expand knowledge of chemistry

chemistry

Open to all majors and could have led to graduate ment and national affiliation opportunities Front

Row Da\

Brier

,iiid Jill

id

school, employ-

Gruender. Karen Brow ning and Joyce BottorlT. ad\

Ch.ipnian.

Back Row: Heather ,N'amann>, Dave

.Nutlall

iser.

Row

2:

and Jennifer

Calh\ .Arg.

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H

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U) Student Council

for

Exceptional Children

community service projects included working Worked

QC

in

area schools

with exceptional children and upheld their rights

Planned

activities included the

Week

of Exceptional Child, Trick-or-

Treat education, multi-cultural education and technology conference Did work with Special Olympics and sent several children to partici-

pate

in

the annual sports event

O

Sponsored weekly events such as bowling with exceptional children where volunteers could help the kids knock down pins

Row

Kriinl

Rchcoca Hop!'.

Krisil Dallas.

:

Ann

Hcrmicck, Marcs Dickman. Jaynic Warren. Chen Flippm.

Johnson and Shcllov Johnson. Back Row:

.\Iichelc Duncan. Dcnisc .Amanda Ryan, Viclona Anderson. Gretchen Derr and Heather Herweck.

Bciinell. Shcrri

Sigma Alpha professional fraternity for

lota

women

in

music

Was

established June 12, 1908 Received second for their division

To

in

the

Homecoming

one must have been a music major

join

nine music hours, a 2.7 cumulative

or minor or

GPA and be

in

skits

completed

a performing

ensemble Participated

and helped

lionl

Row

:

at

.Ani)

in

Adopt-A-Highway. ushered for the music department

music contests

Guenthner. Staci .Shipley. Jennifer Elholt. Michelle Neuerbursz. Stephanie

Kann Potts. Row 2: Beth Fen^. Stacy Tripp. Melody Alford. Becky Ogdahl. Kourtney Strade, Rebekah Piniek and Jamie Welch. Row 3: .Audrey Hawkins. Julie Scars. Michelle Suthers and Jill New land. Back Row: Tiffany Lee\er.

Gra\es. Carolyn Willis and

Debbie A. .Antes and

Amy

Mendon.

Sigma

Gamma

Epsilon

geology honor society Purchased items

for the

Conducted a plant sale

(O

geology department and donated them in

Garrett-Strong building as a fund-raiser

Sold geologic minerals and presented the

money as

a

gift to

the

Geology department

Had about 10 to 15 Met twice a month

Iront

members

.McLean. Du ight .Maxwell, adviser; Mike Essam and Dr. Don Hagan. Back Row: Paul Kemna. Shawn Vehe. Lora Ogden. .Adrian Goellemoeller. and

Row Nathan :

.iJ\ iscr.

John

active

P.

Pope.

Sigma

Phi

Sigma

contributed to Celebration of Quality

Requirements were to have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or could be presidential scholars

Hosted Expanding Hohzons lecture series that featured professors and community members Held social events such as pizza parties

Received Student Senate recognition during the 1994-1995

academic year Front

Row: .Andrew

Scott. Kate Carrel. Jennifer Strader

Ontiveros and Jim Eiswert. adviser. Back

Row

:

Janice Falcone, adviser; Lesley Thacker.

Jodi Baldwin. Janelle Merrioll and Carol Patton.

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Groups

Row 2: Gen Jennings. Nancy

and Brandy Malthia.

Crystal Melcher. Kelly Nuss. Melissa Fletchall. Deborah Brannen.


.

M ACADEMICS Student Council

lor

Exceptional Children

Ih

<>nrtenay Hill

(

By

and Mike Johnson

helping oul schools wilhin the Maryvillc

community, the Student Council t'orHxceptional

who were

Children focused on children I

handicapped or genius

at

levels.

in SCEC. members were education

There were no requirements to be but 75 percent of the

The group spoke

majors.

classes to get people tojoin.

and the group doubled "it

to

freshmen seminar

The publicity worked

in size.

used to be really small, but

it

kept on

growing," Marcy Dickman, SCEC vice president, said. "It really hadn't

been around

that long, but

more people who learned about people wanted to be involved." the

The primary purpose of

the

ii,

the

more

group was

awareness of issues facing exceptional children. "It

on

said.

iih

in

tune to what was going

of special education," Dickman

"Besides watching videos,

come w

made me more

in the field

in

and

talk

we had speakers

about special problems like kids

attention deficit disorder."

Besides educating members,

SCEC

also

m

helped area children. They did a presentation on

watch for with candy around Halloween and handed out mittens to needs

dangers children

to

when

In April, in

Orlando,

the

weather got colder.

SCEC attended a national convention Fla.. in

which members interacted

with experienced teachers

who

imparled

ihcii

advice on dealing with exceptional childien.

"The convention was a chance for everyone to from parents to faculty to

gel involved,

administration," Rebecca Bennet.

SCEC

vice

president, said.

CEC

also published

many of the

periodicals students used

educational

on campus, such

"Teaching the Exceptional Child" and

as

The

Journal of Learning Disabilities."

Recognizing the needs of exceptional students,

SCEC members

prepared themselves to be the

teachers ot lonuirrow

Cheri Flippin discusses ideas for "The

Week of the

Exceptional Child" with fellow Student

Council lor Fxceptionnl Children memhers. .SCRC mcnihors worked luaiviics^

ol lsMKâ&#x20AC;˘^

I.

hiiclM

iiiiit;

lc.iinm;j

i.lis,ibli.\l.

h.iiKlk ,ip|X-J jiul

to

Mippon

;incl

raise

l;iIi^\I iliiKlri.'n

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251


H

_

N

</)

Sigma Tau Delta sponsored Teacher Appreciation Day for English department Had to have an English major or minor with a 3.0 GPA in English and

GPA

a 2.8 overall

Doubled

in

organization size

Had a bake sale and a book sale

to raise English conference as well as other events

u

K

K u

for

the annual

Row; Chanda Clar>.

roni

1

money

2: ;

adviser; Luralci Manin. Heather Hughes and Rachel Sanline Judy Slark, Marv> Chamas, Karen Smith. Melissa Clark'and Monica Kruel. Back

Natalie Schulcr. Jeff Kosse. David Leaton and

Ann Walker.

Student Missouri State Teachers Association prepared future educators

Had the

largest delegation at the

for

MSTA

teaching

field

Convention and State

Officers

Brought

speakers and participated

in

which provided reading material

at low

in

the Horace

pnces

Were undergraduates showing interest Had various pizza parties and picnics

in

for

Mann Book

Fair,

elementary students

education

Row; Sarah Butler. Sara AiJeW. Dawn Gardner. .Nancy Ontiveros. Shem Winingar. Wilahe Schwartz. Becky Peters and Stace\ Reincke. Row 2; Lisa Owen. Denise Hopf. front

Michele Duncan. Sarah Shields. C'athlcen Caniphell. Rachel Hiltv.Tracv Ncwcomb. Sherri Johnson and Shelley Johnson. Row 3; Dawn Stritzel. Kate Carrel, Heather Herweck. Cynthia Fenn. .Ann Ralhje. Matthew Noel. Diana Neth and Natalie Schuler. Back Row:

\my Sheffield. Michelle Drake. Ken Grove.

.Michelle Martin. .Anna Hughes, Dustan Kern.

Mary Talhot

.inj

Society of Professional Journalists promoted

Was

First

established

Amendment 1993

in

issues and supported journalists

to offer students

an outlook on the

professional field of journalism

<o

Attended the national convention

in

Minneapolis-St. Paul. Minn.

Sponsored mass communication T-shirts Had a meeting to discuss relationships between the media and the police

Q*

From Row Jody ;

Sarah

Elliott,

Strauch. ad\ iser; Ruby Dittmer, Sara Meyers and Karen Gates. Rou 2: Cindy Hanson, Regina Bruntmeyer, Lonelle Rathjc and Chris Tnehsch. Back

Row; Demck Barker,

.-Xpril

Burge, Gene Cassell and Keith R'\dberL'.

Tower Yearbook student produced, nationally recognized yearbook Produced a histoncal book of events that happened dunng the school year Initiated a

CD-ROM

to

complement the book's theme

of

Contempo-

rary Traditions

Celebrated

its

75th anniversary

Inducted into the Associated Collegiate Press

Was one Front

of the top six

Row; Jennifer Simler,

yearbooks

Tom Demngton,

in

hall of

fame

the nation

Chnsty Spagna. Ruh\ Dittmer.Genevieve

Shocklcy. Stephanie Louk, Stacy Hensel, Michelle

MurphC

.ind

Jason Hoke.

Row

2;

Lisa

Thompson, Laura Widnier, adviser; Jennifer Ward, Lesley Thacker. .Angela Wheeler. .Nikki Jonesand Sally Wortmann. Back Row; Mike Johnson. Jackie Tcgan. Dan Hemande/. Chris Tucker, .Anglea Scott, Jacy Frear. Mitch Baysinger, Jim Miller and Jeff Smith

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L a h


M ACADEMICS Society of Professional Journalists

m

media Tom

/:?v

Derriniilon

Media critics oficn agreed that journalists were the second worst e\ in the v\ orld compared i

I

lawyers. The Society

to

Journalists

was created

Professional

of

to reinstate the

name of journalists by showing

good

students proper

ethical reporting techniques.

The group won

award and went

a national

the national convention held in St. Paul.

to

Minn.

Karen Gates, the Northwest delegate, cast the local group's vole

code of

on how

to rewrite the national

ethics.

"For the changing times, a new code of ethics was needed." Gates said. "Some amendments were passed and some weren't. Overall, the code of ethicsdid not pass because journalists believed all

the

revised atnendments needed to be

reshaped."

Metnbers heard Reginald

Stuart, national

SPJ

president, speak. Locally the organization invited

a speaker. Fred Mares,

who w on a Pulitzer Prize

and worked for The Kansas City

Star.

"Fred Mares was a motivational speaker and talked about

how he

Meyers. SPJ president,

said.

"He

about how he met the big names

in

also talked

journalism.

such as Walter Cronkite, and how he

He was

contacts.

u

ith

come

in

and

talk

to

have a "disaster

about how they dealt

the stress of the job and

w hy they wanted

cover those types of stories." Meyers

One of the

made

very interesting."

The organization planned reporter

m

got involved in SPJ." Sara

presentations,

to

said.

"The Media and

the

Law." opened discussion concerning tnedia iinoKement in courtroom cases and concerns ahoui the relationships between tnedia and police. .At

other workshops, people talked about

di\ersily in the workplace

and how one should

hav e dealt with resume and portfolio ideas.

Taking time from

the

l;itc

night chaos o( Northwcsl Missounaii production. Kaicn Gates.

Society of Professional Journahsts vice-president, prepares submissions for the SPJ

Hxcellence Awards. This uas the

first

Mark of

year the Northwest chapter entered the coinpelion

SPJ prodded students

to think

about their

responsibilities as professional ii>urnalisis.

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N

GREEKS Sigma

Delta

Phi

'

ui

liv

When

history

Ruby Dirnna

a fire destroyed the Delta

Sigma Phi

Fraternity house in 1987, (he IValernity struggled tor sur\

i\ al.

For a year nienibers uere w ilhoul a huuse and

membership declmed

seserely.

When ihes

purehased theireuneni house. the\ reorganized, inereasing their membership and

ehanging

iheir reputation

"We were really

still

on eampus.

on our way

back.""

Tyson

Robinette said. "Our current membership was 47.

The image we projected had changed from

the past."

Rushing new members was an informal process.

While

number ot was not a goal

the Delta Sigs had a goal ot a

rushees they wished to have join,

it

they necessarily met.

"We

^ f

did not set numbers as goals,"" Jon

S

goals to have had

tB

we

f

Vonseggern

""We

said.

set

goals and tor the simple fact that

have numbers,

we

w

their reputation

continued

hile they

did not

died.""

>.

worked

to

o o

from pre\ious years.

ÂŁ

The members of Delta Sigma ^ change

it

to v\ork

Phi

on increasing their

membership.

Alpha

houdmus humc.Th

Gamma Rho

social-professional fraternity for

males interested

Received award during Greek Weekend

for

in

agriculture

Most Improved Chapter

Awarded the highest pledge class average during Greek Weekend GPA and interest in a career in agriculture

Required a 2.25 From Row; Duane

Jewell, adviser; Kevin Frieling. Justin

Vmcenl, Brian Marshall.

Maker. Stewart Blessing. Joel Heinzerolh. Matthew Janssen and Derek Koppen.

Row

Justin

2:

Brad

Tim Kimrey. Kyle Mover. Jay Masehing. Scott Ellis. Russell Shields. Kerby Bruce Forbes. Brock Glenn. Jason Beisscnher/ and Josh Wall. Row }: B.J.

Hulelt. Curt Pietig. Stott.

Ed

Putz.

Schany. Brian Brown. .Andy Dugan. Mall Rardon. Dan Beckman. Mark Putney. Sle\en Reiste.

Chad Heuss. Austin Nolhwehr. Da\ id Black and Mike Shields. Brice Walker. Ruslin Michael Tjelle. Clark Jackson. Greg Bahrenburg, Shannon Barnes. Doug Begemann

Eric Jackson. Charles Swanlek. Jason Henle.

Nathan Moyer. Rainbolt.

Row

4; Eric

and Troy Wesselink. Back

Corev

McKay.

Row

;

Slridcr. Brian Sirider. Tra\

Justin Keller.

Chris Stu\ is

a.

Darrin Moulin, John Gruhn. Troy Smotherman.

Ford, Jason Batterson.

Doug SeidI, Jeff Oden. Chris

Fleak.

AnJ\ Turner. Jesse Cass and Ben Dohmian.

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Alpha Kappa Lambda provided a

common bond

Recently remodeled the intenor of

of brotherhood

house Their national philanthropy was the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Was pated

a in

member

of the Maryville

its

Chamber

of

Commerce and

partici-

the highway clean-up program

Sponsored a speaker

on

for IFC

fraternity risk

management

Row: Clint Crafl. Derrick Vidacak. Jim Ashley. Jason Cisper, Jim Ulveslad. Bryan Leonard. James Osalkowski and Michael Bowman. Row 2: Jason Kirtley, Kyle Kooi. Ja.son Duke. Chris Hendren. Joe Godfrey. Chris Moran. Cory VanPelt. Dan Fiala. Brian Reed. Jeff Clark and Benjamm Fearnow. Back Row: Craig Kingery. David Trausch. Jack Gladieux. [ront

Patrick Lasler. Trent Leonard. Christopher Coffin and Clifford Bowles.

Alpha Sigma Alpha purpose Participated

make

to help

in

a variety of

the

members more

community

activities

well

rounded

such as highway

clean-up, activities with the Maryville Health Care Center and the

Special Olympics Row: Amanda Wright. Theresa Renner. Kelly Lopez. Michelle Zimmerman. Rebekah Shawn Vehe. Calandra Coleman. Andrea Merino. Jennifer Lucas. Jill Slansbury and Suzanne Houston. Row 2: Angela Schmidt. Kelli Mahoney. Tracy Corbin. Kaylu Eychancr, .\land\ Johnson, Holly Lutt. Candice McCullick. Anna Rowe. .^nnc Taylor. Nicole Klaut/er. Brooke Walker. Regina Van Rees and Am\ Lovell. Row 3: Karla Jewell. Bnanna ,\Iares. Deanna Zimmer. Angela Larkins. Jessie Vehe. Sarah Radenslaben. Am\ Morrison. Kan Killday. Kristi Martin. Kerry Brenner. Courtney Lowe. Shauna Nolan. Laun Scaglia and Whitney Thacker. Back Row Mandy Kliment. Callie Silvey. Leah Johansen. Mane Hulen. Kelli McNett. Tina Szlanda, Michelle Krambeck, Megan Greer. Rebecca Mobs. Angle Orr. Carra Ramsey. Amy Weekly. Becky Moore and Paige Kaplan. Front

Butler. Stacy Born.

:

Delta Chi purpose

to

promote friendship

sponsored a haunted house and donated proceeds Sponsored a designated

driver

program on

to the

Red Cross

Patnck's Day

St.

Awarded the President's Cup award, Helping Hand award and the Award of Excellence Row Duane Lawson. Phil Lanio. Brian Faulkner. .Matthew Molsick. Corey Nelsen. Matthew Wheeler. Toby Cannon and Jason Fitts. Row 2: Jent Norsworthy. Jason Short. Kevin Weers, Bnan Smith. Dwayne Saucier. Joe Spano. Joel Splan. Jason Knobbe. Jason

Front

:

Key. Doug Sellers. Scott Dillenschneider and Emre Zengilli.

Row

3:

Matt Jones. Shane

Davis. Brad Cook. Michael N'inson. Jerem\ Browning. Malt Mason. Nathan Schwantes. Scott Gnmni. Monty King. Mike Yearous. Harry Redman. Robert Hedgecorth and Barry Row Andy Lang. Josh Hood. Ryan Fly nn. Dylan DePrenger. Branit Lindsey Andy Allow ay. .Mbert Barnes, .-^ndy Venn. .Vlark Dillenschnieder. Bnan Cooley. Steve Zimmer. Billv Carter and Brian Kever.

Audsley. Back

'i^^ir^*^^

:

Delta Sigma Phi promoted academia as

r.

well as brotherhood

Held Softball tournament

^.

in

and community service

Kansas State

spring with

Ranked highest with GPA in new member class Sponsored annual handicap dance with Phi Mu

(.1

nig

Started at Northwest

in

1967 as one

of

135

to

University

at the fraternity

house

140 nationwide

chapters

Row Guy Jenkins. Matthew Swisher. Ale.x Luers. Aaron Jung. Chns Freeman. Da\ ul Rosenbohm. Tyson Robinetl. Bret Christian. Jeff Brecht. Joshua Plueger. Robby Dittmer an J Kelly Ferguson. Row 2: .Andrew Scott. Maleko McDonnell. .Aaron Defenbaugh. Bill McElheny. Chad Rca. Nathan Reed. Brian Bosley. Tim Harmon. Bill Chaloupecky. Trey Payton and Jim Smeltzer. adviser. Row 3: Michael Bom. Chns Ward. Jim Honn. Carev Kramer. Scott Cowden. Scott Mackey. Jason Proudfit. Richard Reeve and Jeremy Wilzke B.ick Row: Chad Collins. Matt Mayer. Michael Guthrie. Bnan .Andreasen. Sean Duvall. \Iike Nihsen. Mark Wegner. \l:irc \ .in (iiirp. Ion \'on-.eggcm. Chad Johnson anJ Fd ^. Front

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GREEKS Interfraternity

Council

in In ihc anlK'ip;ilii>n nl yclliiii; ic;r1\ lor

Rush, ihc

sponl weeks prc]iar-

IraiL'inilics

ing for ihc hectic days. Planiiirii; parlies

look lime, dedicalion and money. Fall

Rush

began

tor Iraternilies

a

week before Rush first week of

classes started in August and Spring

began the ihe second semester.

Fraternities held an

"This system

informal Rush. in\ii-

men

ing

encouraged

houses

to the

for barbecues, volleyhall

and pool parties

meet each other.

the fraternities

to

In ad-

dition, they also held

parties

to seek the

night p ayed I

new members ^_ ^^,â&#x20AC;&#x17E; .

,

they wanted.The old system

poke

t

made

h c a n d

r

gambled widnnil mone\.

</> ,1

casino

like

w h ere

real

Rush

was really hack." Bnan

^,,^

Cooley said. "I went to each house and got to know the guys. Each

welcomed us different way. The

Iralernily

the rushees go

in a

Phi Sigs took us to play

to

which

river football,

them."

was

-Marc Van Gorp

a great

way

to re-

and meet people."

lax

Fraternities

the

changed

way Rush was

structured two years ago.

The amount of men

increased to 186. the most years. Before, the

was

most

that

that

men

outcome.

which

In the past,

members

fraternities they

Groups

wanted

to

rush and

make

the effort to get to sign w ith the particular fraternity.

"The fraternities were getting more accustomed to the open Rush system," Marc

Van Gorp,

Interfraternity Council presi-

dent, said. "This system encouraged the

new members they system made the rushees

ihe Sp.inish

.ind

them."

to

The

ii

skills including leadership

new members

many

men

wanted during either Rush

things during Rush.

quota any fraternity had to take. They could take as few or as many as they

season.

Men

had

to

chose which fraternity

ihlii'js that

U

vserc consid-

N

theyi

signed with carefully because their deci

would

effect Ihc rest o\ their collegi

went through Rush and the experience Andy Stowe said

held true to the name."

"Everyone seemed to be in such a hurry tc tell me why they were the best. The new associate members had a lot ol learning to do about their founders, ceremonies,

.Some of the

and promisins

grades.

"I

fraternities picked

e.i

when the men where getting rushcc were who participated the most, who got know the actives and who showed giuM

experience greatly.

go

Den during Sp

helped m.ike lushine

ered

wanted. The old

set

to the

111

niembeis

sion

according to

go

imphlcls

fraternities to seek the

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greet polenlial rushees vvilh firm handsh.ike

e\cnl. spcmsored h> IFC. encoiirjeed Iralernilies in sc

There was no

led to the successful to

The

in five

had pledged

men had

Rusti.

pledged

155. Fraternities also went out and

recruited men.

Fraternity

wiirk

it

rituals

and the time and hard

took to be part of Greek

life.

'


,

Delta Zeta (actives) involved with

Wrote

Speech and Hearing Impaired

pen pals

to

in

Omaha

an

at Galludet University

inner city school

Had highway clean-up three times Participated

;

Amy

Melissa Krilcnbririk. LcaAnii Vcllcr, Alyssa Schnack. Laur;i

Hcrmrcck. Marissa Barbosa. Traci Beck and Hilary Parker,

Wendy

D'Alloma, Kerrie Kelly,

Cooke, Tanya Lope/, and Janinc Kohler. Muriliiek. Kirsien Sayles. Lori ^

Iâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; If

.

Jr^^^'"^ ^^'Lr^i::'

Row

Alysun

2:

Hutchinson. Cherie Wilson. Kit Morgan. Jennifer Wells.

Jayme Warren. Mayela

\larcy Dicknian.

fraterni-

and sold Pizza Hut Coupon books

Row Courtney Dowdcn.

Ininl

(iiran.1.

such as date dashes, mixers with

in activities

ties, formal, informal

Aldrele. Angie Lullmann. Shanna Yamnitz.

Row

Emily Ebers. Karie Deal.

3:

J,J,

Jem

Howard,

Drew. Angle Wright. Nicky Newell. Margaret

Jill

.Shelley,

McCampbell. Angela Pfetcherand l.ashara \ erner. Back Row: Tondec Voonman. RachacI Baldridge. .Shari McDougal. Angela Hartmann. Jennifer Hust. Lara Schulenberg. Angel McNerney. Carrie Ordway. Jennifer Barllett. Mindi Robinson. Emily Stcngcr. Lynn Moloney, Amy Bla/ck and Ginger l.angcmcir. Christina Ketller. Melissa Overfield. Michelle

Delta Zeta (new members) their

badge was the only one

In

the Library of Congress

Co-sponsored annual Headstart Program Chnstmas party with Delta Provided an Easter Egg hunt for children of Headstart Participated

in

Homecoming events

with Tau

Kappa Epsilon

Collected toiletry items for a Kansas City, Mo., shelter

Had philanthropy Front

activity at the Maryville

Row Dana Richmond. .Amy :

.Smith,

Came

nursing

home

Whittington. Jennifer Mitchell. Stephan\

Louk. Julie Norlen. Michelle Wilson. Holly Davis. Rebecca Bennett. Shannon Keanc. Kristin

Roach and Rita DelSignore. Back Row Lindsey Snider. Carrie Epp. Heather Libby Fi/.ette. Kim Steward. Monica .Maddi. Christina Lee. Jennie Behrenv, :

Stacy Hensel. .Nicole

Kim

.Amdorfer. Julie Knott. Casey Sylvester and Ginny Edwards.

InterfraternJty Council

governed

all

fraternities

Selected representatives from each local fraternity

Sponsored a "Gender Gap"

how women perceive llene

to

show how men perceive things and

things

Stephens, a pro-Greek speaker, spoke about terminal effects of

hazing

Co-sponsored a

Pom Break

with Panhellenic to give

Homecoming

workers a nice break Row: Marc Van Corp. Russell Shields. Brad Meinecke and Jason Batterson. Back Row: Andy Venn, Jamie Powell. Mark Wegner. Tyson Robinett and Corey Strider. Front

Kappa Sigma fostered growth through brotherhood Established at Northwest AphI 29.

1995

Philanthropies included the United

Way and

the Multiple Sclerosis

fund

Sponsored

activities

such as formals and theme parties

Held a fundraising Date Auction Front

in

November

Row: Corey Sweat. Sam Lingo. Carl Meinke. Shane Kammerer. Steve Hodges. Dan

Marr and Chris Goll. Row

2:

Brad

.-Xnderson.

Jeremy Campbell. Craig Piburn. Jason Glover

Ken Johnson. Dan Lamb Jr.. Dustin McCollom. Neil Neumeyer ,ind ,^ndy Gustafson, Back Row: Sam Scholtcn. Justin Blatny. Chad Sedore. Briley Tonilinson. Glen Donnellv and Bnan Glosser. ,ind Justin

Myers,

Row

.3:

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N C9

GREEKS PhiMu

^

Pv SfacY

Hcrsi'l

%

and Chera Pridcaux

Allhough mixers, I'ormals and socials were a large pariot'sororiiy

Phi Mil also emphasized

lite.

community and school involvemeni. The women of Phi Mu parlicipaled

in philan-

thropy activities co-sponsored with the Deli

Sigma Phi

fraternity

i

and received the overall

Homecoming Supremacy award. "Everyone worked together very well and wc pulled off a very good

Homecoming," Shannon

Homecoming chair, said. "I was very excited that we won Homecoming Supremacy and by being overall Homecoming Foster, overall

chair.

knew

I

that

was

it

a very close race."

Although Homecoming was a key highlight of the year,

members also participated

activities

in a variety

of

such as Adopt-a-Grandparent, a 3-on-3

basketball tournament and tutoring programs.

"We

be actively involved and that

tried to

wasn't just a daily thing," Antoinette

Day said. we bought our friends and that we partied too much but it was not that. Sorority life helped me get involved in school, get to know people and do community work. had so many "People said

that

I

sisters to talk to if

always there for

I

needed help

me and

believed

—they

in

were

me."

Phi Mus enhanced sisterhood daily, but Columbian airplane crash that threatened the

of their

sister Mercedes Ramirez stretched bond and helped it grow. "It

the life

that

put us in a tense situation, but ultimately

brought us closer together," Foster said. All of the activities and leadership possibilities

brought out the best

in the

members.

gave me different leadership ^ opportunities. ..and let me see the behind-the% scenes aspect," Nicole Scott said. "It also ben- ^ efited me because we were diverse giving me a 1 "It

it

chance

"

meet other people. Plus, you only got out of it with what you put into it." 2 Throughout a challenging year. Phi Mu strove £ to

to maintain its traditions

stantly

improving

its

and pride while con-

members.

Phi

Mu

'moms" Jennifer Jewell and Arlette Leuthold siring colored yarn over a swing in Beal '

nisticc

daughter"

later traced the

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Groups

yarn through

to the

park to t1nd out

H

who

her sorority

Park. Each

mom was.


,

I

Order of involved

Omega

Greek Weekend and responsible

In

for the

Membership requirements included being a member Christmas dinner

for a

awards Greek

GPA

organization and having a high

Organized and paid

of a

for

15 underpnvileged

families

member has won

A

Omega

the national Order of

scholarship during

the last five years SchiuKk, Laura Girard, Brooke Boehncr and Laura Stagcman. Rov.

liniii Riiw; Alvssii

Ashy. Mall

('lirisiiiphiT

Kil/i. Slacy

Back Row: Marc Van Gorp,

('is|ui

Born, Annie Vandeginstc, Jim Ulveslad and

Adam

Courier. Brian Slarkey.

_

Ja-,iiii

ScoU Norien and

P.J.

\lll\s.

Phi worked V^on the

Mu

(actives)

the betterment of the community

for

Homecoming Supremecy Award

Participated

an Adopt-a-Grandparent program with residents at the

in

Parkdale Manor Row: Nicole Scou. .Shannon Fosler. Tasha Miller. Jenifer Young. Monica Nauss. Lucy Capulo. Jana AbboU. Pally Adams. Arlelle Leulhold. Jennifer Thomas. Chera Prideaux and Andrea Fraundorfer. Row 2: Cindy Munila. Christina Cunningham. Alishu l-'ronl

Wisniewski. Nicole Voigts. DeniseWay. JennyferDeLong. Anne Grab. Lon F.vans. Brenda

Mohling. Gina Davis. Chrisly Noonan. JoNell Slone and Suzy Schnecklolh. Cliiller.

Row V

("ah

Marisa Sanchez. Janelle Scholten. Maggie O'RIIey. Sara Kohn. Becca Roesch.

Kimberly Kendall. Krisli Seek. Tanya Failer. Lori Theobald and Jennifer Harrifeld. Bin. k Row: Dana Fraundorfer. Slacy Dowling. Kerry Koenig. Mercedes Ramirez. Carri Gross. Laura Waterman, Kris Hrdlicka. Jennifer Donnell. Stephanie Derby, Heidi Emsl and Jennifer Jewell.

Phi

IVIu

(new members)

promoted sisterhood with

their creed: love,

honor and truth

Sponsored a 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Alumni Luau and Tea Participated

in

community service

activities

such as helping with a

group home, the Red Cross and tutonng programs

Presented the Social Service Award for a project completed with the

members Front

of the Delta

[5ay. Melissa 2:

Sigma

Phi fraternity

Row: Nichole Bockover, Mary Aschcnlrop, Tara

Maw,

Brill,

Michele Beisel. Antoinette

Chris Fisher, Jen Weiperl. Andrea Sloholski and

Mary Voegele. Row

Slacia Worley. Michelle Malison. Sarah Stephens. Becky Bollinger. Tiffany Fevurly.

Beth Going. Slacy Cummings. Shannon Paulsen. Cynthia Crook and Katie Shannon. Back

Row: Melissa Larson.

Megan Marino, Mary Mandy Gundlaeh.

Julie Burroughs, Janet Johnson,

Collins, Tacia Beane, Jen Hollingshead and

Riley.

Ann

Sigma Alpha sent four delegates to the National Convention Involved with

Won Won

the

Homecoming, Toys

Homecoming

for Tots

and canned food drives

Jalopy award

the national Emerald Green Award

Held Bid Day social activities with Delta Sigma Phis Ironl Row: Charyti Sibbil, Jackie Schimmel,

Dana

Keiin, Tara

Schramm,

Alicia F.igg.

Nicole Lock, Carol Barton and Brandi Davis. Row 2: Corie Rasmussen, Amy Roberis. Cisey Coon. Rhonda Robertson, ,Amy Landwehr, Waltedda Taylor, Cathy Haas and I'eres.i loland.

Row

Kerry Karlin.

.<:

Kaela Black. Sanianlha Kelley. Carla Rapp. Lurinda Turner. Slacy Kon/.

Dana Collins and Julie Owens. Back Row Marcy Moms.

Mindy Poxenmire, Maltie Kesha Nuss.

:

Springer, Molly .Marshall,

Kim

S.

Sheree McCray

.-Nnderson. Michelle

Budt and


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Phi Epsiion

brotherhood B\ Jennifer Sintler and Torn Yaniaueh Forming the Greek organization in 1981, the memhers of Sigma Phi Epsiion exemplified 'building balance and leaders for tomorrows eommunilies" by fundraising and forming strong

bonds

t)f

brotherhood.

A variety of activities were held to raise money and for the community. Members Kansas City, Mo., and worked for Kemper Arena as ushers for basketball games or music concerts. One of the fundraisers was teeterfor the chapter

went

to

tottering for three consecutive days, non-stop.

"We

did the teeler-totler," Kraig Robinette,

.Sigma Phi Epsiion president, said.

"We did

it

for

72 hours and got donations of more than S300 Homecoming 1995."

One of the key

at

notes during the weekly chapter

meetings was discussions about Homecoming.

make brotherhotid new members. "Brotherhood was kind of a new e.xperience," Robinette said. "It was not like having a brother It was more of a feeling than a word." Some of the members went to Omaha. Neb.; Kansas City, Mo., and other places where the\

Greek Weekend and how

to

relationships strong for the

met with other Sigma Phi Epsiion chapters

in

attempt to learn more about other chapters. "It

was my

role to

communicate with other know

chapters of the national organization to

what other chapters did." Robinette

said.

Unification and friendship were key roles also. "It

(Sigma Phi Epsiion) gave students an op- ^

portunily to get into something different from

-g

James Herauf. adfriends

^ g

v\hat they

wanted

to

be

viser, said. "So. students

in,"

came

in.

made

of

^

their life."

§

The social-based fraiernil) had other goals in mind besides being primarily social. They

°-

and established the relationship for the

wanted

rest

to support their philanthropy as well as

contribute to the

communil\

Playing Black Jack. Jeremy Husen and Robert .Ascheiump take part tiinclion at the

during

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Groups

in a easiiui

niehl

Rush

Sigma Phi Espsilon House. Sig Eps worked at Kemper .^rena and leeler-tottered

Homecoming

U

for

72 hours

to raise

N

money and

support one of their philanthropies.

I

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:

Sigma Kappa

(actives)

received chapter charter at National Convention Collected clothes for people on East coast, sold lollipops for

Alzheimer's disease and participated

Award

In

Adopt-A-Highway

Sisterhood Award. Outstanding Rush Plans Award and Quota

Won

Convention

at National

From Row:

Amy

Lorinior,

Thompson, Michelle Heck, Carey Cline, Tina Bencdetli. Susan Slone. Lisa M. Gasiorowski, Annie Vandcginsle, Kimberly Adams. Carrie

Jcnnilcr

Anne LaBeaume and Kathy Bregen/er. Row

Sli\ cr,

Nicole McPherren, Brooke Quiglcy,

2:

.Amy Guenthner. Brenda Miller, Kane Free, Kaylc Hale, k.ir.i Spalding, Melissa Clark, Robin Rciter, Julie Randolph and Kmibcrly Sifcrs. Row y. Jenny Meiners, Jennifer Wookcy, Lisa Thompson, Nicole Geiter, Tricia Fangmann, Jenni Nicholson, Sarah Wieland, Donna Maguire, Stephanie Travis, Bethany Tison, Megan Chris

'UJT^^

Miller.

Hiiiniiii!. JeiiniliT

Row: Jennifer VanCooten. Lynelle

Thrasher, Kristal Turner and Sarah Sehulle. Back

Archdekin, Lora Ogden, .Andrea Smith,

Angela Barnes, Kelly Russell

l.aur.i

Fmmy

Chevalier, Jessica Clark. Tracey Molilor,

Ojeski and Mindi I-ouler.

I

Sigma Kappa (new members) collected clothing,

Held

first

Went

books and soap

for

Maine Sea Coast Project

formal rush

Motto was "One heart, one way" Represented by the symbol of the heart and dove,

and

violet Front

their flower is the

their jewel is the pearl

Row: Brandy Holton. Stephanie Roberts, Leah Gralapp, Lisa Jensen,

Came

I >

caroling during the holidays

Kropf, Heather Niemeyer,

Kim Burgess and

.^ngie Bayne.

Row

2:

Hillary Stone,

Megan G'Boyle,

Jennifer Rosborough, Vanessa Buhmiester, Natalie Bamelt, Gayle Mcintosh, Jessica

Cassidy, Cindy Westphalen, Sarah Alexander, .Anita

Groom and

Jill

Roasa.

Back Row-

Michelle Dunlap, Tracie Lange, Sara Ciani, Joy Green, Tara Getter, Michelle Roseman, Lisa

Tjelmeland, Hillary Petersen, Cherie Hulsebus. Jamie Miller and Tamara Pemice. ÂťB#r.

Sigma Phi Epsilon built a

Won second chapters

in

(actives)

playground for Head Start program

consecutive Buchanan Cup for top 10 percent of

nation

Completed more than 1.300 hours

of

community service since Spnng

1995

Won '

.

Outstanding Greek Organization. Outstanding Greek Male and

Outstanding Greek President

..*

id Catherall. Matt Kitzi, Matt Marquez. Brien McLain, Brian Starkey, Jeremy Husen. Eric Halligan, Michael Spriggs. Sean Henry. Alex McClam, Sean Thompson.

From Rau Jason Chatten. Ryan Blum, Da\ :

Matlh\

''i^j ^ t.^ i^ i\^-^

s

and Josh Gra\

Row

.

2:

Scott

les, Nick In/.erello. Shavnore and Matt Becker. Row 3: Bryce Atkins, Kraig Robinette, P.J. Amys, Matt Vanboening. Ted Quinlm, Trystan Crook, Casey Stalnaker and Mick Hoo\er. Back Row Steve Coppinger, Corey Wasenius, Jason Wooif, Scott Ingwerson, Randy Gruhn, Carl

Jason i^a\ T.J.

Manion, Shannon Lenz, Trevin Haines. John Laffey. Travis Manners and Ryan Kelly.

Sigma Phi Epsilon (new members) balanced Participated

Man in

Project

made

sure functions were attended

a Teeter-Totter-A-Thon to raise

Enjoyed going to

money

for charity

community a retirement center once a week to spend time with

Goals include building balanced leaders

for the

the residents Front

Rou: Dusty Laun. Craig Durley. J\m Crouson.

1

Smitli.

Kyle

Keven

Krull.

Row

JelT

Trammell. Matt Baker. Enc

Roben Aschenirop. Chris Dan Fullerlon and Derek Morris. Back Row: Lenny Pillala. Ben Prell. Derek Smashey. Hullf .ind is Tommy Martin. Jeremv Hams. Tra\

Huggins and Ryan Oswald.

2:

Dustin Barnes. Jeff Smith.

.Schol/.

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Phi Epsilon

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N

o GREEKS Sigma Tau

Gamma

h ome Working

make

Ui

ihcir rralornily

and eomroriable plaee priority ol'the

"We

house a sale

was

to li\e in

mam

the

Sigma Tau Gammas of North west

rew ired the house "eause

ing (building )eode."" Kelly

Lock

it

wasn't meet-

said.

"We put m

new drywali. along with doors and carpeting. Kvery cent we had went into doing our house."

Making

the

much-needed changes

the

to

house caused a noticeable increase in the mindset of many of the fraternity members. "Fi.\ing the for

house brought about a new attitude

change and for the future." Da\e Wakien

said.

The Sig Taus traded Homecoming and activities for

money-raising activities

othei

that wiiuki

directly pay for the house's renovations. Waldeii said.

"We w orked at

Kansas Cits Chiels and Royals

games" concession stands." Walden had

to

be there

at

8 a.m.. but

it

was

still

said.

"We

pretty fun

to do."

Aside from living the house. Sig Tau memhei

s

said Ihey enjoyed a brotherhood unique to small fraternities. "1 liked

Sig

Lock

said. "It

made

us a

lot

Fraternity

Tau 'cause of the brotherhood." was a small fraternity and thai

closer than bigger fraternities."

members were

also active

in a

phi-

lanthropy with Bacchus, an organi/aiion that

promoted responsible drinking. Even this took a back seat to house remodeling, though. Intramural participation,

did not suffer and

still

however. S

took up a large part

of^

members' time. ^ "Wc were into flag football, basketball and*^ weightlifling," Brad Meinecke said. "Basically o 5 just every sport there was. we were in." The Sis^ Taus planned to set back into Homefraternity

'T

coming and other

.

their long-standing tradition at

G 262

.

social activitiesâ&#x20AC;&#x201D; returning to

Northwest.

H,ini!ini! out ,,^

m

Ihc Sii;ma T;iu

Gumma bascniciU.

rusncc

^ mi 1

^,

,

Cliildcrs talks

klmgcnsmilt, plays a game of pool. The Iralcrnily painted ihe

iheiroool table as

K Groups

^;,^.

pan of the

U

repairs

made

N

to the in.sideol' their

<

u

iih .Sig

Tau

Jar

vails ol the ha .emeni

,

home.

ti


Sigma Sigma Sigma first

(actives)

Northwest

sorority at

Organized and sponsored S.O.S. Silent Walk

Raised money

for

Robbie Page Memonal Fund, which was their

philanthropy

Made Homecoming

float

completely out of recyclable products

From Row: Andrea

Miller. Amic Blackburn. Tracy Sibbemscn. Jayme Hart. Brooke Boehncr. Beth Lewis, Lyncile Humphreys. Keri Lucas. Jenny Tinsley and Beih Gudenrath. Row 2: Ashley Heermann, Slaria Sands, Amy Bell, Slaci Lock, Mamae Sloll. Kristi Haw Icy.

Kalhy RIvcs. Melanie Sloll. Sarah Young. Trieia Slalonc and Sarah Carr. Row 3: Tiffany Hardman. Carol Zierke, Terah Shearer. Angela Bleich. Lindsay Hagan, Tiffany White, .Michelle Mac.Mahon and Rebecca Szabo.Back Row: Stacy Plummer, Stacy Tyler, Sandy Stakcr, Jessica Fetle. Kcllv Kuohner,

Anne Carlson and

Jennifer Rouse.

Sigma Sigma Sigma (new members) encouraged sisterhood with members

Needed

a 2.5

GPA and

2.25 GPA

to maintain a

Required an eight-week new membership program and passing a national Sigma Sigma Sigma test with an 85 percent or better of all new

members New members were Placed second

initiated in

Front Row: Kelly Hudlemeyer. Staples. Jennifer Simler.

Pa\

alls.

Daw n

October

intramural volleyball

in

Kim

Buley. Tarih Klein. Katie Amall. Karric Levis. Farrah

Gina Heady and Erin Peterson. Row

2:

Heather Cutler, Chris

Stephens. Brigid Barn. Tracy Wilson. Christina Dchner. Erica Zuber. Carrie .

Swcanngen. Back Row: Jody Frank. Monica Frost. Jennifer Dennis. Tara Henry.

Raleigh. Michelle Falcon, Julie Gray and Courtney

Shannon Placke. Meredith Charles.

.Andi Selzer.

Kara Kern. Amara Melonis. Dianna Neth and Melanie Coleman.

Sigma Tau

Gamma

oldest fraternity on Involved

m

campus

intramural football, basketball and softball

Philanthropies were Bacchus/Gamma Had Risk Management seminar with Kevin Johnson Worked Chiefs games for fundraising

Had a Eric

fall

informal plus various other mixers with Greek organizations

Dierkens won Mutual of

an internship Front

in

Row: Jason

Omaha

scholarship and Zac Myers got

Poland

Blodgett. Jay Parker. Joe Meade. John Gilbert. Eric Klingensmith and

Kevin Johnson. Row 2: Richard Alt. Eric Dierkens. Tom Thompson. Brad .VIeinecke. Dave Walden. Justin Hofmann. Scott Wjeczorek and Jamie Pow ell. Back Row Eric Carter. Kelly Locke. Scott Sierck. Ray Morley. Brian Wiedniaier and Joseph Heiman. :

Tau Phi Upsilon promoted academics and community service as

well as diversity

^

Only non-national sorority at Northwest

Mam

philanthropy

is

Lupus: however, also contnbuted to the Maryvllle

Food Pantry and Multiple Sclerosis funds

Must have been second semester female freshmen 2.0

with at least a

GPA

Row: Billie Bowman. Kristin McMurry. Karen Hams. Shauna Sandau. Charissa Brow ning. Daw n Hurley and Amanda .Atkins. Row 2: Sarah Youmans. Daw n Milbum. .-Xmy Front

Kochler. .Amy Paige and Yuki Osawa. Back

Row: Chalene McJunkin.

^

Kelly Dorl. Debbie

Gunia. NaShaa Conawav. Sarah Carhill and Angela Wiederholt.

H

P

I

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Gamma

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RESIDENCE

LIFE

Franken Hall Council

<3

ice

liHciisciiioilKMUs;isUL-llasc\i.-iliili;i'iK-s lillcd

the air in Franken Hall as ihe Super

Bow

Parl>

I

got underway. While yelling and elapping tor the

and Iriends

learn of their choiee. residents

the Franken

tilled

Lounge.

With a purpose ot helping residents gel to know each other, the Franken Hall Council had a good turn out tor their Super Bow Party. "The hall council threw the Super Bowl Parts to get people away from parlies where alcohol I

may ha\e been

present." Ruth

Ann

Woll", resi-

dent, said, "it kepi

them out of trouble;

dry environment.

And

the hall to gel to

it

was

this

helped the residents

know each other

a

ol

belter."

The residents of the hall appreciated having somewhere lo go to watch the game. "It was nice of the hall council to spend the

money and lime throwing Malt Stoecklein

this part\- together."

said.

The upperclassmen preterred Franken Hall. The council wanted lo get residents involved and the peaceful atmosphere attracted students. "I liked living there

was able

other halls."

because

more Susan Grub

lo study

there

was quiet and compared lo the

it

1

said.

Previous resident assistants went to Franken retire

lo

because of the peaceful atmosphere.

"Franken Hall was sometimes been referred lo RAs as the Retirement Village." Calh\

by other

Briar said.

hall itself was

"The

upperclass either studying or

have described

as peaceful

it

very quiet with the at

and

work.

I

would

self-sufficient.

S The residents knew what they are doing." The hall was known for housing upperclass ÂŤ students only and had 24-hour visitation. It was >. also

known

for

having private room contracts. S

The perception of Franken

as a quiet,

warm and ^

coming hack. % Through the quiet moments and the exciting oones. the hall kept its peace. With the friendly friendly environment kept

environment its

special

w

it

provided, the hall stood out

Groups

in

BmU in Franken Hall Lounge, .Along with Super Bowl Party. Franken Hall Council also scr\ed hot ehocolate and dou chnuts

Celebrating a touchdown, tans watch the Super ihc

duruii; tinals

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that

M

week.


Franken

Hall Council

organized a penny drive for Toys for Tots Served hot cocoa and cookies during study breaks Held a contest

for

a

hall T-shirt

for finals

design

Had a barbecue which was attended by 20 to 30 people Sponsored a car wash to raise extra money for the hall liiiiil 1

in.i

Kou: Michael Owen.

l:llioU.

Hudson participated

Held a

Winghart. adviser; and

Hall Council

Head

in

skating party

hall

Tom

Aiuly Ciuslarsiin. Shane Lowe.

Start

and Toys

for

Tots

November

in

Held a Christmas party Invited tnck-or-treaters for

Halloween and had a haynde

Informed residents of upcoming events and t-ronl

Emmy

government

les

and Denise Coole. Back Row;

Tammi Hancock.

Stcfanic Renlie and Jennifer

Row: Jennifer Beekman, Rohin Casey.

Laura Hafemelster. Kristin Cummings,

hall

Da\

Hardwick.

Millikan Hall Council

camping

offered

trip for

fiomeless

in

October

Provided programming for Millikan Hall residents

Held

condom Olympics

Halloween

treating for kids

Decorated From Row;

and made popcorn

floor tree in

Carrie

Barlage, adviser.

Mmlon. Rachel

with Dietench Hall

activities included a floor decoration contest, trick-or-

Wo/ny. Jamie

Amy

balls

lounge for Christmas

Tammy

Miller.

Willers, Trisha

Peden and

fm Mona

Killian.

Row

2:

Tresa

Knepp and Melissa Nichols. Back Row; Beck Ramere and Cheryl Dunham.

Sleevi. Corrv Goettsch. Karen

Millikan Hall Staff held a Big Sis party

Won

first

place

in

Homecoming

Had a spaghetti dinner and Offered a

hall fitness

gift

for Simpsons clowns exchange held by the

Held stress relievers duhng finals I'roni

Row Tresa ;

fifth

floor

pass

Barlage. hall director. Sarah

week UpholT Arthena Pratherand Rachel

Back Row; Coitv Goettsch. Karen Ramere and Pamela

H

Sleevi.

Bell.

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RESIDENCE Residence

LIFE

Hall Association

<3

--"jnitors .I

^

bWikkiJoiic^ Providing a comfortable living space and keeping ihe residents satisfied was Iheirgoal. As the governing

made

all

body of the residence

halls, they

the major decisions on what the living

standards were.

RH A pushed tor the necessary

UJ

They worked hard

to

make

polic\ changes.

residence hall In

mg

belter as well as comfortable.

Within the year, the group locused on new tele\ ision

channels.

To increase the awareness of channel changes. Starz

movie channel printed out

a television

guide for the students.

"The change was ver\ good, and

the students

adjusted well to them." Kelli Prim.

RHA mem-

ber, said. "\

would have loved

channels added, but the ones \

ided

more entertainment

Being involved

in

to

have seen more

we

did have pro-

for the students."

RHA

was both

a learning

experience as well as an opportunity to develop strong leadership.

"RHA all

was

a great leadership opportunii\ lor

memme to get to know also how may ha\e

students," Jeff Lukens. executive board

ber, said. "It not only

helped

how

but

felt

the students

felt,

I

about the students."

RHA members were planning a Valentine's Day dance, a formal dinner dance in the spnng. a tornado

program and .S.N.O.W., which stood on Walkways established to

for .Safe Navigation

create fun activities for students" entertainment.

The organization benefited

the University as

well as the students by opening the lines of

communication between both parties. S "RHA was a group with dedicated members of â&#x201E;˘

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

^

the halls across campus student-leaders with campus-like concerns and the desire to ha\ e S fun." Curtis Heldstab. RH.A president, said. all

^

The group's members made

it

their duty to

help the students.

They pushed

made

major

changes and

eoal.

Groups

At the

RHA sponsored Midnight Bowling, Dave Nuttall refills a basket ot free condoms to place by

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satisfaction their

~ S.

M

Thee\enl

vsas held diirini: .Ad\anlage '95.

$1


IH


H i/i

South Complex

Hall Council

community service included helping Toys Sponsored a bowling night

I

for

Tots

residents

Had floor meetings every Tuesday night Opened a fitness room and created study rooms in the residence Opened a game room with a pool table and foosball

I

<D

for

I

I

ronl

Row:

oiiila

Scoll Brock. Kini Ridtllc and

Zachen Smith.

B.ick

Rou

hall

Kiik Kliicinpki.- and

Student Health Advisory Council purpose to inform campus about student health issues Provided liaison between students and faculty and the Student Health

Services staff

Conducted a survey about students' needs

of Health Services

and

reported the results

Passed out AIDS information on AIDS Awareness Day Educated peers about health issues

UJ

Hronl

Row: Da\ id Gruender. Karen Browning and Joyce Bottorff. adviser Row 2: Calhy Jill Chapman. Back Row: Heather Namanny. Dave Nuttall and Jenniter Argo.

Brier and

Student Senate governing body of Participated

in

Toys

all

for Tots,

students and organizations

gave blood

for the

annual blood drive

and adopted a highway as community service Organized the Tower Service Awards and Who's

Who Among

Univer-

Students

sity

Sponsored pancake breakfast and the Ash Bash during Homecoming Organized a petition with KDLX against Classic Cable to keep

MTV as

a channel Front Row: Cynthia Shellon. Monica Smith, Harris-Lewis.

Row

2:

Dawn

Gardner. Angela Larkins and .\ngel

Michelle Krambeck. Sarah Alexander. Shelly Conner.

and Karrie Krambeck. Back Row: Scott Brock. Kelly Ferguson.

Dawn

Deb Smi

Hardymartin.

J

Chapman, Kelly Nuss, Gary Bradley and John Olsen.

Student Support Services helped students achieve academically as well as socially Offered a variety of workshops Involved

in

Homecoming and community

service as well as

vanous

volunteer work

Provided financial and career counseling and support Federally-funded program Row:

hronl

\ irginia Peters.

Tena

Barratt and

Kathy Reisncr.

Row

2:

.Mcesha Barcus.

HtMihcr Nol.ind. Kristina Eunbok Kim. Darelh Goettemocller and Braden Randall. Back

Row

:

Scott Johnston. .Amber

Peters. Melissa

Bochm and Joseph

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RESIDENCE

LIFE

Student Support

encouragement By DerricK n For

iiian\

generation and disabled

tirsl

students, Suidcnl Support Services pro\ ided

means

the

to

ease ihe transition from

hiiih

school to college and lessen ihe burden of

day-to-day

life.

Student Support Services v\as a tederallv

funded program designed to support students

who came from

families

v\

ith little

college

background and students whose physical limitations required new strategies for learning.

Ui

That support came

in

the forms of tutoring,

personal counseling, scholarships, financial aid

and access

to cultural events,

according

Kenkel. Student Support Services

to Phil

director.

"We

make w ere providing serv ices they needed °

kept close labs on students lo

sure we

5

or required," Kenkel said.

.Around

1

80 students were involved w iih

Student Support Services.

Some came and

ra

>-

went, but a majority (from 70 to 75 percent! s oi the clientele stayed in the program.

Because parents may not have had the knovvledge or experience from going to college,

generation college students

tlrsi

mav ha\ e needed someexlraguidance along the w a\ Student Support Services, Kenkel said,

was there

to supplv that

anything else to less

need along with

make the college experience

o!

Kristina

Eunbok Kim.

that affect

Trump

.-Xn

The functions of Student Support Services was similar lo those of Upward Bound, its sister program for high school in which

many

college students participated b\

years, said Student Support Services

'"42nd Street" or the dinner theater in the

academics.

Workshops

in

was

a

solid stepping sionc for college lite and

Students in the program said the services

area.

resume writing,

skills, renter's rights

and self-defense were

The highlight was a .5- to 6-hour

also ottered by the program.

of the

workshop

reireal

on leadership

listening

series

skills.

for Students

.

reliiiious

IS

ineludmg financial aid and

helped stabilize their academic careers Northwest. Becky Peters, a student, said she did not

first

know

at

parents

N

I

had

there to motivate

to

have someone out

and help

me do

well."

Peters said.

The program, compared

to the national

lacking

50 percent of Northwest students

in the

program started and graduated at the University within six years. The national average. Kenkel said, was around 38 percent.

By

prov iding a helping hand or a w ord of

generation

encouragement. Student Support Services

she would

often succeeded in graduating students from

if

ha\ e done as well without the prt)gram.

"With

background,

average, was considered a success. About

volunteering as instructors.

The program sponsiired tickets ki cultural programs, such as the Maya Angelou speech, Kansas City

s

counseling.

Kenkel, L'pward Bound director for eight

of a struggle.

of Student Support dis

campus. Student Support pro\ ided man\

a

college

I

the University

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

a

task that

was

iheir

primary goal.

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SPECIAL INTEREST Alliance of Black Collegians

UJ

perspectives ;,\

Siippoilmg \ouiig, dciiLs

was

purpose

ihc

;/-/

\

/.

;

mindrils siu-

pros|X'riiii;

AlliaiKC of 15lack

o\ llic

Collegians. "It v\as

good organi/alion

a

ihal

helped

hniiL'

the Afriean-Amerieaii siudenis logeUier." Kiin

Merrill said.

ABC group

was deseribed

that

pushed

as a sirong, influenlial

involvement

for minorilN

in

various school programs.

Although

at

times the organization struggled

membership,

for

for students

it

survived and provided a place

involved on campus and

to get

support each other. "I liked the fact that

was

it

still ui

existence."

Wood, adviser, said. "There was a time when we thought we would lose the group. I liked the fact that there was male involvement. And, as w ith other groups, it was important for the camLiz

pus."

ABC

was

named Harambee. Havcampus opened many

originally

ing this organization on

possibilities for the University.

"ABC pro\ ided a perspective

that

was unique

Northwest, enhancing their possibilities of

to

competing

a global

in

society," Pat Fostei-

Kamara said. From the Multicultural the Martin Luther

King

Fair at Family

Jr.

Walk,

ABC

Day

to

led mi-

nority students as well as others through the year. It

was

and

it

the central support group for

its

members

helped these students develop their

inter-

est.

"ABC

was very important

Louis Sanders

said.

"When

it

purpose was to incorporate the ety as a whole.

was

It

.still

(in

to

Northwest,"

was founded, its s campus and soci- ^ 1995-96) a neccs-

sary support system on campus.

accomplished things we could be proud of."

ABC

stres.sed

involvement with support. The

school community and ,

.

basis.

1

It

but also

M 270

U Groups

.

,

,

its

u

procrams were

its

â&#x20AC;˘

1

not only helped bring students together,

made them

L

^

ABC had always 6

stronger as individuals.

I

" 1

,.,,,,...-

â&#x20AC;&#x17E; I<emembenng Martin Luther Kins Jr.. Sonya t:.dmon shields her candle trom a cold hrcczc as .heualks ,rom the Mable Cook Administration Building to the Bell Tower. According to Alliance of Bl.itk Collegians members, part of the meaning was its ability to start other candles ablaze. .

u


N Alliance of Black Collegians purpose was to assist and provide support Planned picnics and retreats with

Sponsored events

for black

students

group honfies

local

to celebrate black history

^

Recipients of the Most Attendance award at basketball games.

Minonty Achievement awards and Martin Luther King Scholars

Members

also participated

in

a skating party and Christmas dinner

ln)m Ruu; Louis Sanders. Kimberly Merrill. Brandy Malibia. Lauren Ransom. Lu\crs.i Kwch and Lonila Rowland. Row 2: Sonya Edmon. Tandrea Jefferson. Indyia Taylor. Nikki Jones. Rebecca McDonald and April Griffith. Back Row: Tyrone Lee, Diarra Dunlap I.eVan Buckner and LcRon Ford.

Mu Gamma

Alpha organization

was

tfi

a National Foreign Language Honorary

Helped with Foreign Language Day with high school students on

campus Participated

in

meeting with French-and Spanish-speaking people of

Maryville.

Celebrated Dia del Muertos (Day of the Dead) around Halloween

Had

Its

annual dinner with food and music from vanous counthes

such as Spain. Mexico and France

Had a Christmas Front

Row

Row: Brands 2:

party, picnic

J. .\laltbia.

and played games

Louise Horner, adviser: Nancy Ontiveros and Lisa H.Rci-

Chris Armiger. Rita Delsignore. Lia Ruiz and Channina Homer, adviser. Back R.

Remhard Mosslinger.

Dma

Dunham and Michael

Hulscher. Cher\i

Alpha Psi

Ruckdeschcll.

Omega

group was an honorary theater fraternity Performed the Children's Christmas show and also taught a

Girl

Scout theater workshop Sent nominations

for the Irene

Ryan award and was the recipient of

departmental and service awards Front

Row

:

Ericka Corr: rado and Shad Ramsey

Connie Juranck. Back Row

:

.Alison Mizerski

.

Row

2:

Carol Ration. Grant Hilgenkamp and

and Mark Vams. adviser.

Alpha Kappa Alpha established academic development, social and spiritual upliftment Required to have a

GPA

of at least 2.7. take at least

and have outstanding character and leadership

12

credit hours

ability

Sponsored a canned food drive, gathered clothes for a battered shelter and made visits to a local nursing home

women's

Planned study

skills,

time

management and weight

loss seminars

and created a mentoring program From Row Sharon Johnson. Cvnthia Shelton and Lonita Rowland. :

w

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SPECIAL INTEREST Chinese Student Association

AI

similiarities liy Mtclit'lle

Murphy

Imagine chasing marbles with chopsticks

them up

instead of picking

v\

ith

your hands.

game was one of the traditions of the Mooncake Festival sponsored hy the

This

Chinese Student Association.

Along with the Chinese New Year Mooncake Festival was one of the two main annual events of the CSA which celebrated the cultural recognition, the

differences and similarities of Northwest students.

"For the Mooncake Fesli\

we

al.

iin iied

professors and friends for the festival."

Sharon Cha

said.

"The

festival

was held

al

Mandarin Restaurant, and after being ser\ed Chinese food, a play was presented the

to the audience.

celebrated the

The play w as about why we

festi\al."'

Also during the

festival, a Pipa. a siring

was used

instrument,

for entertainment

followed by games.

"Miki Lin. a music major, played the Pipa instrument in front for the occasion."

Cha

said.

"One reason we played

the

Chia-Jung Lin serves mooncake the

instrument was because not

it

was unusual and

many people heard it being played." One of the activities the association

participated in

was teaching in an elementary

e\cn friends.

who may never ha\ e an opportuiiil \

the is

other family

members

or

day, a big family

prepared. At Northwest, posters

Chinese culture." Loretta the activities

went on

Xu said. "One of we did was teaching them how

was a major event

w ith traditional streets

were

L

for the organization.

for

with parades and the

air

To celebrate the event, which

T

I

anyone

else

who was

New Year's event that took

place on campus.

As

parties in the United States,

filled

with tlreworks.

sale

interested in the

New Year

"Because they sent

me

I

U

my faniiK New Year."

could not be with

a package for the

Cha said. The group met once

:

a

Mooncake

Fcsti\

al

held

ai

about 20 acii\e members. social events

Some

of

thi.

were ice-skating, bowling

planning international day, putting togelhei a recipe book and holding a Chinese cookini. class.

New Year

were hung up about the big event and professors and friends were invited. Tickets

taught the students about the

Celebration of the Chinese

_ Groups

On dinner

to use chopsticks."

272

ihc red

em elopes

contained cash from parents, grandparents,

share parts of their cultural heritage with

"We

U

envelopes were exchanged. The

aunts, uncles,

to travel overseas.

M

began Feb. 19 and lasted four days,

school for the day. This allowed them to

children

Ai-Wah Ng and Angle Ng during

to

Mandarin Restaurant. The Chinese Student Association sponsored the dinner.

There were no requirements for joining the organization other than an interest

"Anyone could have joined," Cha

L

month and had

T

said

we even had a couple from town join so they could learn how to cook the: Chinese food that we were teaching. Tht; "Last year,

couple had a really good time learning.

Teaching others while celebrating heritage,

a

it

the Chinese culture.

members of

the

CSA

used

"

theiij

differences to emphasize their similarities

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Baptist Student Union incorporated readings of the Bible into daily activities Provided an environment to

come

together

in

Christian fellovi^ship

Sponsored a hay ride, Thanksgiving dinner and a fundraiser Habitat for Humanity Held a

fall

retreat at the

for

Lake of the Ozarks

Row: Lyncllc .SchalTncr. Rcgina Hanson. Jarusha Sluss. Susie Mires. Emily Etkcrl. Kcbckah Michael, l.eanna Hellerand Lori Palton. Row 2: DcniseCodcr. Amy Reed. .Markcc

l-'ronl

Warrick. Sharia Sievers. Derreck Booth. Sheila MetTord. Shane Bradley and Darren

Kii;

Back Row: Smart Rcecc. Justin Fletcher. Brandon Crawford. Stacy Baier. Tim Brechhi. Ke\ in Neely. Jason Boyer and Cheryl Massey.

Campus

Activity

i/i

Programmers

brought a balanced variety of entertainment to

campus

Established the underground Cafe Karma

Organized and brought the Violent Femmes, Pauly Shore and Collin

Raye

to perform

on campus

Row: Sarah Derks. Caniniy Newton. Michael Morris. Colleen Cooke. Rebekali Pinick. Knsti Dennehy. Mae Tonnies, Ross Bremner and Mike Carroll. Row 2: Pat Iske. Amy Ethelton and Tract Mays. Back Row: .Angela Wheeler. Emily Hoffsette. Victoria 1-iont

Anderson. Jennilei Davidson. Caria Ha\es. Lori Patlon and Vanessa Strope.

Chi Alpha Christian Ministry outreach program for the

Promoted the with

God and

belief that

that people should

Were baptized

an older age

at

Assembly of God

everyone could have a personal relationship live their life for

v^/hen

God

they could

make

the decision for

themselves Row: Tara Hieronymus. Shanygne Gullickson. Dawn Gardner. Keri Peterson and Back Row Kevin Gullickson. Joss Walter and Duane Hazelton.

Front

Jerry Girdner.

:

Chinese Student Association helped international students adapt to the environment and culture

Had

to

show

interest

in

the Asian culture, but did not have to be

Asian

Planned

activities

such as international day and a Mooncake Festival

Provided cooking classes and produced a cookbook Front

Row Ean Lee. Seaw Chin and and Ai-Wah Ni;. :

Lorella .\u. B.ick

Rou

:

Tsui

W

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Yin. Gerald Kramer,

adviser;

W

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SPECIAL INTEREST Fellowship of Tower

Gaming

Society

proach ,

1

ic\v She,

The cards wore shul tied, the dice ready and iho players had on Iheir poker faces it was lime in play! The Fellowship of the Tower Garni pl:

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

Society had a tradition since U)87 ol playing

games.

The Fellowship of

the

Tower played

a wide

range of games: chess. Monopoly, poker, bridge.

On The Edge and Magic. The club had approximate!) 25 people and anyone who enjoved placing games was Shatter Zone,

welcome.

"We

tried not to

be too serious," Scott

.loiies

said.

The group devoted most of its time to the Monopoly tournament in November, according Ke\ in Elmore, president. An annual regional gaming con\ention was held in the spring. to

"T

had known the guys

two years and

1

(in the

Fellowship) for

decided to join and ha\ c fun."

Wooden said. "My favorite games were Monopoly and Shatter Zone. I judged the Monopoly Tournament and it went rather well." Designed for game players. Fellow ship of the Tower brought them together for good games, .Angela

good limes and good sportsmanship.

Christian

Fellow ship of the nisiht in the

Campus House

organization dedicated to religious awareness

Planned retreats and a mission tnp to Mexico Provided weekly Bible studies for anyone interested Participated

in

a Habitat for Humanities project

Held Bible studies and Christian services Front Row: Kelli Harpstcr, Valerie Bowen, Marcella Schaeffer. Leanna Heller. Jennifer

Kenne\ Mike Spalding. Lia Ruiz. Sarah .

Elliott.

.Abby Cliver and Matthew Brunk.

Row

2:

Brent Bamhill. Jennifer Davidson. Sarah Butler. Dara Cox. Carrie Peterson. Shane Bradley.

Jason

Hawk and Shan

Blunt.

Back Row:

Roger Charle). Nancs Charles. .Amanda

Anne Northup.

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Stuart Reece. Justin Fletcher. Brian VVhilaker.

Pitts.

Amy

Bickt'ord-Smith. Cheryl

Dunham and

Tow er Gaming

Society

members

play a

game

of

Robo

Rally durini; a Friday

Franken Hall main lounae. The members also played c ard aames such as Mauic,

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it

meant

to

be a Christian

Held Bible study sessions every Sunday night

Chopped wood to make money for the organization Had Bill Stutz, the FCA head for Missouri, come and speak on programs they were doing such as alcohol awareness

Went

to

Blades games, one of many social

Not required to be an athlete to be Front

Row: Casey

Row

Van.\hn.

}:

activities

2:

they did together

the organization

Burgcrl. Sarah Dorks. Heidi Murry. Kristi

Row

Teresa Ganger.

in

Thomas. Nalalic Schwartz and

Callie Silvcy. Crystal Melcher. Leslie Dickherber and Landi

(I>

Mall Van Schyndel. Michael Helling. Jessica Yeldell. Jennifer Hardwick.

Stetanie Rcntic and Laura Halemeister.

Back Row: Chad Morton. David Hudson. Nathaniel

Shiicws. Mike Skinner. Brian Sutton and Justin Fletcher.

Fellowship of Tower Gaming Society promoted a healthy and creative environment

for

gamers

Gathered to play board games and other games

Sponsored a Monopoly tournament and monthly game nights Established Paid a

in

1987

$5 per year fee as a

part of the organization

Row: Chns Eblen, Kevin Elmore. Sam Frazier II and Lnc Thiese. Row 2: Melinda Boeekman, Cathy Manning and Ryan Gray. Row 3: Diarra S. Dunlap. Angela Wooden, .â&#x20AC;˘\my E\ ans and Derek Berdine. Back Row: Scott Jones and Kris Knisiht. Front

International Student Organization shared cultural diversities and commonalities with other students Sponsored a Humane Society Valentine's Day Fundraiser and a turkey dinner for a family at Thanksgiving

Spoke

at

Kansas

City.

in

a tnp to Worlds of Fun and to the Fiesta Hispana

Row

:

in

Mo.

Organized a culture show Front

i

community events

Participated

in April

Lisa Sluhbendick. Cnstel\ n Wehrle. Sayaka Hashimoto. Tutku Ba.soglu.

Yuk

Osawa, Bahar Yildiz. Christine Elhangatta. Rilsuko Kikkaua and Wonju Jeung. Row 2 Martha Patricia Lozoya. Tomoko Hiraoka, Orestes Mclendez Ortega. Jefferson Kangambe, Nitin Goil. Jennifer Baker.

Heidarsson.

Gwendolyn

Jill

Best.

Lobdell. Nesrin Bakir and Claudia Velarde. Back

Nura ZA. Lau Sao. Yoadan Tilahun. Tammara

Row: Julius

Scott. Sandi

Richards Stanley, adviser: and Jesus Lopez.

Kolaiah spread the gospel of Christ through the performing arts

Worked

at

an inner-city soup kitchen

Sponsored a cross

training retreat

and a ballroom performance

Led youth retreats and worship services Front

Row:

Jenifer

McKnight. Jennifer

Ellis

Amanda

Pitts.

Freeman. Angela Hollkamp and

w

and Carrie Peterson. Back Row: Mike

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SPECIAL INTEREST Sigma Society

r UJ

service liL'lpiiig the L-oninuiiiit)

and serving Northwest

were ways Sigma Society acconipiishcti

liieir

of promoting high standards and leadership

"Sigma Society was promoted service

a great organizatit)n

community and

to the

ih.ii

preparcil

women for leadership roles in the professional

Amy

goal

skills.

licKl.

Kralik. president, said.

Members w ere required to be of sophomore status a GP.-\ of at least a 2.5. Also, members had

and have

to participate in a

community

service project each

nwnth. Service projects ranged from donating a

Thanksgiving meal

to

working

Many members enjoyed

group homes.

at

the service aspect of the

organization.

"What was so Barnes a

said. "l\

special

allowed

w as

ihe

teamwork."

.Iciiiiec

me to strive tov\ ard goals as -

team and serving people as a team."

Besides the monthly service projects, the g organization actively participated in the

in

Homecoming s

Independent competition. Sigma Society was

awarded with

the

Homecoming Supremacy

trophy

^ ?

and Parade Supremacy trophy. The group placed E first in

w

the Independent

ith their

house decoration competition >

theme of "Wild Northwest."

By serving the community and the University. members learned leadership skills and the importance

ยง S.

.Xinic e

west.

of giving.

Newman

Center

provided fellowship and activities with a Catholic emphasis Participated

in

highway clean-up and Toys

for Tots.

Held a faculty social.

Had a meal and discussion every Wednesday Met every Monday night. Had Catholic church services on campus

for

night.

those students who

could not go to the church across town. Front

Row;

Fr.

Xavier Nackc. Mar\ Voegele. Ruchel Molitor. Karen Ccckouski. Dare

Goettemoeller and Jason Clarke. Back Row; .Adrian Goettemoeller. Leslie Dickherhei .Angela Holtkamp. Denise Coole and Matt Goedken.

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the haiiiier lor Ihe

.Sigma .Society placed

lirst in tin.

Sigma Society house decorations "Wild NoithIndependent h Diise decoration competition

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Phi

Alpha Sinfonia

encouraged and promoted the highest standards

music

in

field

Sponsored a music scholarship Participated

in

Adopt-A-Highway

Held Halloween and Valentine dances

Helped the American Cancer Society Making Strides program as

community service foiil

Row:

JcrLMiiy HendcrsDii. N.ilhan

Auslin Howell.

Row

Meyer.

O'Donncll, Daniel Brod. Kevin Maret. Pal Walls.

Slephens, David Shipman. Aaron Hufly and Mark R.

Andy Blowers. Brad

Adrian Droegeniucller, Neil Darnell. Tye Parsons, Andy Beck. David

2:

(O

Duane l.awson. Tim De Boom. Keilh Collon. Alex Dyer. Jeremy Browning and Back Row: Sean Rathman. Jason loggers. Brian Bliss. Ryan Kenney. Adam Smiih. .ScoU Wagner. Scou Wiedersiein, Joel Mooncy, Mark Murphy, Kalin Tapp. Eric

Calheiall.

W ilks.

Michael

Woodward and

Christopher

l-'isher.

Religious Life Council coordinated activities Held a

game

night,

among

religious

groups on campus

spnng barbecue and hayndes

Social events included going bowling and playing volleyball

Organized activities such as Sports Day with other campus houses religious performers for Cafe

Sponsored

Karma

From Row: Dawn Gardner, Julie Randolph. Marlcan Ehlers and Nalalic Schevarly. Back Row: Peter Goecke. Monica Howard. Marcy Chamas. Paula Sorenscn. Jeremy Rciff and Don Ehlers. campus tiiinistcr.

Science Fiction taught children about solar system Adopt-A-Highway

Participated

in

Went

Renaissance

to the

Festival

and Truman

Museum

as group

activities

Held a Halloween costume party Front

Row: Paul Schweedler and

Capps, Back Row: Knsty Dennehy and Marci

Phil

Schaeller,

Sigma Society campus and community

provided service to

Won parade supremacy and of

finished

first in

the Independent Division

house decoration competition during Homecoming Organized an annual bndal show Assisted

in

group homes, donated to the food pantry and gave to

Tots as community service projects

Toys

for

Front

Row: Melanie Brown.

Jennifer

Beekman. Tulku Basoglu. Melissa

Flelchall. Emilie

Allen. Johnna Beemer. Angelique Hager. Lisa Short and .\nita Hardy.

Row

2:

Shelly

O'Donnell. Carie Blanehel. CherylBlum. Kalrina Rader. Kalerine Mason. Lisa Schultes. lulie Peterson. Michelle Heppermann. Cone Rasniussen and Jo.^nn .Marion. Row 3: Nicole

Hoge. Carrie Geisendorf. Melissa Strnad. Stacy Blum. .Andrea Gibson. Ann Ralhje. Jennifer Amy West and Bobbie Barboza. Back Row: Lauren White. Lisa

Argo. Heather Namanny.

Klindt. Cynthia Fcnn. Stephanie Fisher.

\\hale\.

Am\

W

Aimec Wilke.

Bicktord-Smilh and Tish.i

I

Amy

Kralik.

Kim

Chandler. Jessica

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SPECIAL INTEREST Women's

Issues

in

Society

and Education

a

voice By Mike Johnson No longer the silent majority on campus, w omen established

111

aildition to a safehouse, the grt)up also

wanted

to get blue ,

their

own

organization that gave them a \oiee

public aware of issues

women

Women's Issues in Society and ga\ e women a chance to support

around

Safely for use by both

group was not olficialK

Kenneth

I

""We decided

to give

it

of support

in

knew

that

women

to get

was

the

Mary\

vice president, said.

ille

"We

concentrated on goals that were reachable like a symposium and dealt with different issues such as

safety and family issues like spousal abuse

WISE also

looked toward the long-term goal of a safehouse

women. The nearest safehouse was located in St. Joseph, o\er 40 miles away. The interest was there, but the money required for such an extensive project was not. ""We hadn't even applied for the grant yet," Griggs

the

U 21i

Groups

to get

first

it

going soon, but

it

ot

meetings.

was

a

great

believer in the

Plus

said.

wasn't feasible to do

vear."

it

was

basically our link to the

in

she was town. She

community and provided the coffee

house for many of our meetings, increasing the recognition hy getting us out in the public eye."

With the support of the community, advisers and group members. WISE experienced steady growth over the year. Griggs attributed much of the group's

initial

success to the

people involved.

We had two of the greatest advisers," Griggs

said.

'The

executive board fimily believed in the group and so did the

and rape."

for battered

hoped

WISE

organization," Griggs said.

the

more of Nenthwest and

The symposium

for

"Leslie

involved with the women's group

community involved." Suzy Griggs, safe walk.

group because

this

I

shop

China. Dr. Frances Shipley accepted

""We were trying

need for

Ackmann of Gourmet Pleasures was one of their

in nature.

global issue

a

"As an older member of the community, knew that women around here needed a voice." Jenson said. "WISE was that tool." WISE worked to get the community involved

-Gina Jenson

to deal

Women's Conference in WISE's invitation to speak about her trip to the conference. The meeting was open to the public and held at Gourmet Pleasures. One such

treated in the

industry.

biggest supporters, often lending out her coffee

with campus issues and the other to deal with

more global

its

the

with the organization. Griggs said Leslie

a voice."

year, the group concentrated

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;one meeting

was

that there

around here

on gaining recognition and awareness. They

issues

women,

these false perceptions.

needed

had bimonthly meetings

focused a great amount of

Non-traditional student GinaJeiison believed I

getting the

foundation laid." first

Like the the earl\

in

still

how women were perceived and

the

community,

formation of the group." Hill said. "'The

For their

WISE

While

community and

a try

The results were promising as man\ people showed interest in the idea of a group completely devoted to women's issues. "There were so many people who contributed lot

in distress.

organization was also equally concerned with

member of

Meyer and were chatting and v\ ondering if it would work." Dr.

organization had a

Maryville Public

attention on violence against

until spring 1995.

Hill said.

men and women

to

safehouse, though, the blue phones were

to

"As an older

and see what would happen."

to the

ihem

at

planning stages.

lor years, the

"Dr. (Cheryl)

key spots and directly linked

Ediiealion provided both and these issues and bring

campus. The blue phones would have

installed across

been placed

women's group had been

one night

phones

the

laced on an everyday basis.

the idea of a

organized

making

Northwest community.

the forefront of the

While

in

""We

during

metnbers

who showed up to the meetings. There was a core who really wanted the organization to

group of people involved succeed." Hill said that he bcliev

ed that as awarenessof women's issues

WISE would gain even more momentum. However, year one provided a solid forum for women to roar and be heard increased.

at last.

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Gave campus tours an important role

in

to

85 percent

incoming freshmen and played

of

the recruiting process

Fifteen of the 44 ambassadors were new to belonged to diverse campus organizations

Participated

Homecoming

in

activities by

program and

all

having a jalopy entry

in

ttie

the

parade From Row: Roger Pugh.

adviser; Mali

Herl/. Brandy Mallbia, Darian

Kit/.i. Krisli

Hawley. Peggy Wanninger. Teresa

Row

Galyon and Marisa Sanchez.

2:

Karrie Krambeck.

Kerry Koenig, Lisa Lewis. Cathleen Welsh. Elise -Sportsman. Krislina Wilburn.

Jill

Neu land and Shaw n Krider. Row }: Aaron Hufty. Kevin .Spiehs. Ted Quinlin. Niki Hcnsler. Stacy Plummer. Chns Pavalis. Lynelte Humphreys and Amanda Wright. Back Row; Anna Amys. Dennis

Nothstine. P.J.

Browning and Jessica

Esser. Brad Lager, Phil

Tompkins. David Zwank, Jeremy

Elgin.

Turkish Club presented Turkish culture to campus and promoted friendship

Sponsored a guest speaker from Turkey Participated

ISO

in

Had a Turkish soccer team Met on Fridays Row Yuce Hakan Erbil. Row Front

:

.'\ganoglu, Ebrii 2:

Temcl, Nesrin Bakir. Bahar Yildiz. Tutku Basoglu and

Nilgun Barut. Murat Dogangu/el. Yavuz Gucen. .-Xdnan Gulbay. Erhan

Yengulalp. Haluk Kandas and Burcak Garmak. Back Boris Sohin. Tolga Senel.

Row

Emrah Ahiskalioglu. Mete

:

Torlon Erban, Alper Dertbudak.

Arig.

Ahmet Tokdemir and Salah

Gunay.

Wesley Center helped families and children during holidays

Met Wednesday nights

for singing

and worship

Sunday supper was a popular group team sport

dinner and a

activity, offering

Had midweek worships Row; Cara Weber. Dana

Front

Winingar. Beth .Ann Homan.

Kenierling. Heather

Ward. Natalie Schwartz.

Daw n Gardner and Melanie Brow n. Row

Jaime Riddle. .Ann Thomburg. Heather While. Stac\ Wagers. Ehlers and

Don

Ehlers. Rov\

.i:

2; Julie

Neumeyer. Monica Howard. Russ

Neil

Shem

Hendren.

Randolph. Mariean

Julie

Scott.

TraMs

Dimmit. Kimberl\n Cull). Melissa Nichols. Nicolle .Mmdrup. Jenniter Strader. Ke\in Heyle. Shena Grenier and Steve Gilson. Back Nathaniel Shneves. Kristi

Marc Vasquez.

Row; Molly McMillan. Mike Ehlers. Duane Hazelton. Sonja Erichsen.

Scott Wiederslein.

Wiederslein and Kevin Johnson.

Women's

Issues

in

Society and Education

sponsored speakers about Women's Conference Educated Did

men and women on

issues concerning

workshops including ones on rape,

in

China

women

violent crime

and abuse

Started a newsletter for enhanced public awareness

Began an extensive agency

Ironl

in

Row;

abuse protection

Patricia Griggs. Rachel Sleevi. .Angela Hilpert.

Christie Howell.

Meagan Howell and Encca

Minton. Kindra Fox.

Timolhv Owen. Emrah

w

project to have a spousal

Maryville

Marshall.

Row

Tadd 2;

Hilpert. Jina Jenson.

Angelique Hager. Beck>

SHIP

Emmy

Davies. Cynthia Grosvenor,

.Ahiskalioglu. Erah

Amy

Duggan. Back Row

Zeren and Mete Aria.

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SPORTS M-Club

K

(/)

Thc\ were ihc lickci-iakers

at

Bearcat

They were the ones across campus who wore green jackets vv ith w hite M"s on them. They were M-Cluh. M-Club was the ietlermen"s cliih ai alhleiic events.

Northwest.

To

M-

be eligible to belong lo

Club. an athlete must have been recom-

mended

the athletic council by that

to

athlete's coach. After the

recommendation

and approval from the council, the athlete

went through an induction ceremony.

"Our induction ceremony was not mal." Sherri Reeves.

for-

M-Club sponsor and

assistant athletic director, said.

"We

had

after the

meeting and we went o\ er e\ er\

thing.

was more of an informational

It

ii -

in-

duction."

M-Club membership consisted of at least two

from every

athletes

sport. After that.

each sporl received one represenlati\c for every 10 leitermen. Part of the

was

lo

year.

M-Club requirements fordues

do two

Work

v\

ork assignments during the

assignments included speci,

projects the club

worked on and taking

tickets at Bearcat athletic events.

Leigh Rasmussen, M-Club treasurer, said the organization gave

chance

to

meet other

Lisa

Phnn checks

unrVcd

ukci

Jiiiirii;

Ms and

al sporiiiii: l

h.id

game

a haskclhall

an oppdrtunily

in

Lamkiii

lo inlcraclc

(i\ in

uuh

\s \.iimi> alhldcs.

aililcics liojn

olhcr

work assignments

athletes.

for the year, they re-

planned a banquet

to

recognize

its

mem-j

teams (while taking

not cost the teams they played for anything.

ebrate the year and the accomplishments.

and u atch them play." Rasmussen

"With M-Club giving the students

said.

jackets, the cost of the coats didn't

Greg Teale. vice president, said .M-Club was another v\ ay for athletes to meet other

from the coach's pockets." Reeves

athletes.

senior season, and completed

"We saw

the other athletes in the weight said.

for the athletes to

When

work assignments,

know one

the

another." their

two

come

all

M-Club letter. Twice durm<j the

vcar.

of their

ieilereii in

the

vv

and

.\I-Cluh

The recognition helped

athletes celIt

as also a final opportunitv for the athletesj

to gather together

and

socialize. ,

With

said.

thev received a blanket

decorated with the sporl ihev

completed

their

After the athletes had completed their

"But M-Club w as a w a\

the athletes

M

sports...

bers.

room." Teale

Groups

mcmhcr

ceived their leltermen's jackets, which did

tickets)

280

M-C'lub

Cliih incrnhcrs

a

"Working at the games gave me a chance lo help out the other

V

members

V

ice.

their athletic skill

and campus

ser-

M-Club members were more than just Being a part of M-Club was about

jocks.

more than getting to wear the white and it was about being a part of the group and putting something back into the comgreen,

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:

Bearcat Sweethearts aided and assisted Provided

spirit

in

recruiting football players during the spring

during football season

i

Had nursing home pals as community service Attended away games Held a formal, socials and parties as social activities

Had a Worlds l-iont

Row: Lorl

TjcL-rdsma. Lonila

Kerchner.

Jill

of

Fun fundraiser

GaiU), Alicia Phillips. Billec Warren. .Ann Krncsc.

Rowland and Joaiin

Hall.

Row

2:

JennilcrGum. Carol

Michelle Matlson. Brenda Tucker,

Kan

Dirlam. Chris Binning, Lenctta Dolson and Melissa Johnson. Back Row:

Mary Ashemlrop,

Bernadettc Riiss,

Eli/abelh Curtis. Sarah Hays, .^ngie Hcnning. Heidi

Geisler and Neffie Chamas.

Flag Corp performed during halftime shows during football games sponsored

flag competition

Participated

Went

to

in

Homecoming parade

Assisted the Marching Band football

with a routine

Clannda Band Day in

entertaining at halftime

shows

for

games members were new W hue. Kim .^inderson. Jill Hcislerkamp and Erin Maybee.

Nine out of 11 Hront

Row Heather :

Back Row

Kecly Whipp. Joey Everly, Michelle Launsby. Jenni Gahni and Nancee Jones.

HPERD Week

celebrated Health Awareness

Worked

at

Homecoming concession stand

Focused on four nal

different aspects: corporate, therapeutic,

manage-

and municipal fitness

Played volleyball and basketball

Sponsored health fairs as community service Promoted health and wellness and aided in the opportunities to attend local, regional and national conferences Front

Row: Mary Aschentrop.

Adams and

Janet Tiemey.

Blatnv and Cori

Elifrits.

Row

Krista Terry. 2:

Deanna Bennett.

Julie Norlcn. Kiinberley

Deb Lawhead. .Amie Messinger.

Back Row:

.-Xndrea Laniz.

Scott Norlen. Justin

Heather Jenkins. .Angle Lantz. Karen

Otfutt and Kate Osebold.

M-Club raised funds by working at athletic events

Brought together athletes from vanous varsity sports

Attended the Hall of Fame Banquet Participated

in

Sneak Preview and Parent's Weekends

Held winter and sphng athletic banquets as well as cookouts Ironl

Amy

Row

:

Kelly Randies. .-Xmber Cremeeiis. Renee Stains.

Allen. Renata Eustice and James Redd, athletic director.

Dana Luke. Kathy Keams.

Row 2:

Karen Hogel. Heather

Susan Fabian. Brandy Haan. Julia Oertel. Jennifer Miller. Julie Humphreys and Pam Cummings, Row 3: Michael Balm. Jennifer Piltnch. Autumn Feaker. Diann Davis. Carrie Potts,

Siiidelar.

Greg Teale. Jason Melnick and Luc Vangrootel. Back Row: David Mcnde/. .Scott Soderstrom. Clint Johnson. Donald Ferree. Danny Bingham and

Jeremiah Paulson. JakcCithcrell.

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M Rodeo Club brought together rodeo participants and enthusiasts

Competed

National Intercollegiate

in

Participated

in

Rodeo Association

sesquicentennial rodeo

in

Maryville

Social activities included hayrides

Participated

Family Day activities

in

From Row: Amber

Perr>. Hcalhcr Hosch. Kelly Jo Cornelius.

Andrea Tromblay. Lisa

Gregory, Angie Roberls. Jenniler Clemeiil, Jamie Taylor and John Phillips.

Van Gelden. Dusim

Ellis.

Row

2:

Brad

Kim Anderson. Jamie Hinshaw. Scoll Back Row Chris Stuva. Ernst Uthlaul.

Brad Huletl. Cory Koop.

Kent. Brian Rink. Heath Stanley and Chris Evans.

Chad Malhes, Brad Stephens. Tra\ and Thad Jenson.

is

:

Ford. Spencer Love. Mall

Van Schy ndel. Travis Smith

Steppers ranked sixth

Had

^

to

Received top av^ards

compete

in

national competition

have a 2.0 GPA and dance

ability

NCAA summer camp,

at

earning the chance to

nationally

Performed at football and basketball games Entertained, Front

^

danced and promoted

Row; Brooke Moore. Jenny

Paula Jack. Heather Cutler.

Shannon Taylor. Jessica

spirit

Row 2: Kim Martinovich. Maggie O'Riley and Lori Stiens. Back Rom. Tammy Thompson and Christina Dehner. Tinslcy. Beth Gudcnrath and .Andrea Bliz/ard.

;

Fette.

Student Athletic Trainer Association promoted

Was

I

field of athletic training

assigned

to different sports

and educated student trainers

and helped

in

prevention and

treatment of the athletes

<o

Held fundraisers such as raffles for basl^etbaiis and footballs a presentation to other delegates at a convention in Omaha.

Made Neb.

Front

Row: Roger Pugh.

Herl/^.

adviser: Malt Kilzi. Kristi Hawlcy. Peggy Wanninger. Teresa Brandy Maltbia, Darian Galyon and Marisa Sanchez. Row 2: Kame Krambeck,

Kerry

Koenig. Lisa Lewis. Cathleen Welsh. Elise Sportsman. Krislina Wilburn,

Newland and Shaw n

Krider.

Row

3:

.Aaron Hufty.

Stacy Plummcr. Chris Pa\alis. Lynettc

.Vothstme. P.J.

Brow ning and

Amys, Dennis

Kcvm Spiehs. Ted Qiiinlin. Niki

Jill

Hensler.

Humphreys and Amanda Wnghl. Back Row: Anna Tompkins, David Zwank, Jeremy

Esser. Brad Laaer. Phil

Jessica Elgin.

Basketball (men) Ranked second Took down CMSU, ranked 17th

in

University of Missoun-St. Louis

76-68

in

region

nation

Wayne State 63-60 University of Missouri-Rolla 71-66

Ranked 16th

in

nation

Row: Cores .Alexander. Fred Stockton. Derrek Smith. Eddie Jones. Tony Mauer. Phillip Simpson and Silas Williams. Back Row DusUn Acklin, Chris Johnson, Kevin Alford, Matt Redd. Jason Harms. Rick Jolley. Byron Ransome. Tom Szlanda, Dee Yarbrough, Steve Tappmeyer, head coach: and Roger Sclimilz. Front

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Ik

SPORTS Supporters

'nnc Hendricks The

bij:

i;amc wasn't just a game.

At Northwest ol

was what Al

it

Sergei, director

bands, called "an event." The primary purpose

of the event was,

ol'

course, the game.

was

It

also

about cheerleaders. Steppers and band.

"We created an awesome atmosphere," John Yates, cheerleading coach, said. talk

toughest places to

"We

known

of the conference and

come and

as

were the

one of the

play."

The Northwest support groups kept and emotions

at

spirits

a high at the Bearcat games.

"The team fed off of our end. The\ played w

w as came to

us." Yates said. "It

evident in the second half when the team ith

more confidence

al

home." But forthe Bearcats, playing

at

home provided

more than the luxury of a familiar turf. "The team always knew there was someone there to support them, no matter w hat." Maggie O' Riley. Stepper co-captain,

said.

The athletes agreed they enjoyed it w hen fans showed up to support them. "They (support groups) would have helped draw a larger crowd and w ould have gotten the crow d into the game." Tena Wurdeman. Bearcat \ olleyball player, said. "Theirenthusiasm would have transfered into the crow d" s enthusiasm, and that

would have supported

the players and

made

more exciting for the team." With a combined practice time of over 40 hours a week, support groups were about more it

than cartwheels and the school fight song.

"There was more O' Riley

said. "It

to

it

than people realized."

was about planning, organizing

and perfecting things." Yates agreed and said w orking hard as a team

was

vital

for

good perfomances

to

keep the

crowd's attention.

Emmy

Davies, pep band bassist, plays a

as Steppers

and cheerleaders. prn\nicd

rilf

during

ni.'i.il

a

~iipp.

basketball iri

Inrihc

game

in

k-jiii .inJ

I.amkin

Gym

The hand,

as well

L-nlcrlamtiK-nl lni the lans

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)ort

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coiuimu'd from page 2HJ "I thought the games would ha\c been a

more hoiing and

games would

the

Emmy

interesting for the eroud."

hand member,

lot

not he as

I)a\ies,

pep

said.

Being a member of a support group helped partieipants

improve themselves and hone

skills.

"TheN (eheerleaders) were gaining confidence and interactive

skills

through difficult stunts."

"They were going to have to go out there and look someone in the eye someday." Though it may have been the team that drew the crowd in first, the support groups plaved an Yates

said.

important role

in the

whole "event."

Taking the responsibility of making sure the teams could get

in

and out of the

gym was Shern

Reeves, assistant director of athletics.

She enjoyed being at

O)

the

games and w iinessing

the school spirit all the students had

and the

spirit

promoted by other students. "I

loved to watch the game, but

of

Reeves

see a

lot

(the

packed house

it,"

said.

at

I

did not get to

"Something

the Missouri

basketball uame). the excitement of a I

loved to see this kind ot school

Promoting school

spirit,

like this

%

Western

i-

house.

1 o

full

spirit."

getting fans enthused

and helping athletes achieve victory were only a few of the things our support groups

at

Northwest

>•

2 £- «^'

Wesley exc

accomplished.

Basketball (women) ranked regionally I

I

I

I

I

Missouri Western 90-79

Benedictine College 82-49 University of Missoun-Rolla

86-70

Northern State South Dakota 80-62

Alaska Fairbanks 95-52

Front Row: .Autumn Feaker. Gwen Laudonl. .Angela Reeves. Kristin Folk. Julia Oertel. Pam Cumminjis and Jessica Richardson. Back Row: Les New. Wayne Winstead. head coach:

.\m\ Krohn. Leigh Rasmussen. Sandi Ickes. Juslean Bohnsack, Annie Coy, Monica Osborn.

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R

Cheerleaders promoted school

spirit at

sporting events

Purchased new uniforms Said they were partly responsible for success of basketball teams

One

of largest squads in Northwest history Averaged 30 to 35 hours a week practicing Consisted of members from all academic years ronl Row: Karla Jewell, Andrea Miller. Nicole VVaier and Holly Dorrei.

Ellioll.

Tarih Klein. Heather Myers. Jamie

Row

2: Jeremy Smith. Amie Horrath. Jennifer Prewill. Amy Anna lilder, Jenny Cline. Kim Boley. Jamie Pierce. Carrie Back Row: John Yates, coach; Bradshaw Cowan. Jeremy Radford.

Burasco. Maureen Barnes.

Belcher and

Jell Butler.

Chad

(ioebel. Joe Reardon. John Chapin.

''odd

Zymhall and Lance Frcdrickson.

James Wesley. Jeremy Scarbrough. Marly Lyie.

Cross Country (men) placed 2nd at Concordia Classic Placed 5th at MIAA Championship Placed 3rd at William Jewell Invitional Placed 2nd at University of Arkansas Rnnl

Row Aaron

Rock

Little

Invitional

Kincheloe. Brian Cornelius.

Chad .\ondorf and Dan Bingham. Back Row: Richard Alsup. coach: Corey Parks. Clint Johnson. Robby Lane. Kevin Fundcrbura and Ron :

DeShon. coach.

Cross Country (women) placed 1st at William Jewell Invitational Placed 1st at

UNL/Woody Greene

Invitional

Placed 2nd at MIAA Championship

NCAA

Placed 3rd at Front

Row: Renata

Elizabeth Hall

Came

Bailey. Jennifer Miller.

II

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Great Lakes Regional Championship

Sindelar. Heidi Metz. Elisa

.Maltm. Sharlet

Koch and Ron DeShon. coach.

Football

won

"

31

Division

Dana Luke. Kathy Keams. Lindsev Borgstadl. Amber and Kara Walsh. Back Row: Richard Alsup. coach: Renee Stains. Eustice.

« ;82

'

Homecoming game

Row: D. Lane.

in

n

qj ^j3C i 8 « 44 "47'

H ^52 <F^

6 years against Missouri Southern

B. Schmitz. C. Cullin. T.

Brooks. A. Teale. N. In/erelo. M. LeBlanc.

,75 »

first

J.

\oung. M. Scr\e. K. Gordon.

Memne and

R, Thomhill.

Row

2:

J.

Fulh.

M

D. Robciis,

Combs. G. Wheeler. W. Hanson. G. Knight. B, SuHon. F. VV orle\ T. Colenburs;. G. Teaie. M. Grooms. K. Singletary. J. Melnick and J. Rogers. Row 3: G' Bonnett. T. Roberts. K AchterhofL S. Coranda. J. Gustafson. S. Bostwicck. M. Tjeerdsma. J. Soroda. B. Tatuni. R Wright. B. Schwanz, A. Crowe and A. Callahan. Row 4: J. Shaw. D. Combs. K. Larson. C L.

.

Stumpenhaus. R. Baker.

L. Bra/ier. S. Courier. D. Carlson. A.

Morland. A. Dorrei. J. Ha/ai Thompson. A. Buckwaite. M. Rinehart. A. Haaaatt. C. Brow n, Doms. S. Gladwin and D. Hudson. Row 6: A. Horn, K Stewart. A. Schneider. A. Kirby. W. Vacek. J. Mar\el. M. Becker. B. Donnelly. T. Rich.iu and A. Perry. Row 7: D. Doll. C. Thompson. S.Coppinger.C.Geisen. Jason Fuller. M. LIkl

and C. Stalnaker. L. Findley. S.

J .

J.

Row

Gould.

J.

.>:

S.

Adwell. D.

Crano. T. Ferguson. C. Zeller. J. Baker and S. Slight. Back Row: J. Scarbrouah. T. Barncti Mnson. J [{ilers. T. Miller. C. Sidwell. M.Gilbert, J. Nowack. S. Comerr and J. Simmons

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M SPORTS Alsup

inspiration

"P

By Kiihy Diriiiicr On the (rack he was a coach with a love for the sport and his athletes. In the classroom he

was a

professor who described leaching college students as a "great experience." At

husband and father w ho

home he was a spend as much

tried to

time as possible with his family.

When

he had a

moment to spare, he enjoyed He led a busy lifestyle

using his artistic abilities.

and as he headed into

I6lh year. Richard

his

Alsup continued working

He had been coaching

at his

alma

inater.

the cross country

team

and had been an assistant inen's track coach since 1977, after returning to the University in

"76 to complete his master's degree in recreation.

Coaching was more than a job coached

Alsup w ho had

to

football, basketball, baseball, cross

country and track.

"Out of all the lo\ed track; in

it

sports. ..cross country

my

were definitely

was a

w here

sport

and track

Alsup

favorites,"

I

said.

"I

got rewarded

many w ays w hcther it w as refining a skill w ith

an individual or working with the whole team."

As

Alsup belie\ed he was not

a coach.

responsible for turning a person into a good athlete

and said he did not take the credit for his

teams" successes.

and

a spark

To him.

it

when forming

In his career

tot)k the right

person

a great athlete.

he coached 20 All-American^

and two national champions. Winning was noi

main reason he coached

the

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

it

was because of

the athletes.

"One of the

best feelings

was

to

ha\e one of

my athletes call me back up after they had lefi the University for five years."" Alsup said. that they cared

they had

More

to

keep

in

"Know ing

contact after

left."

than just a coach and teacher. Alsup

i

inspired his students through his love ot sports

RichardAlsupcoactieslhemen'slrackleamaslhcypcrlormrunningdrillsinsidcUmkinAciivityCcnicr

and

During his 16-ycarcarccratllicUnivcrsiiy. he coached 20 All-Amcricans and two nationalchatnpl"^^

his lo\e of the arts.

I

Groups

enough

Y(


.

:

u Tennis (men) U.S.

teams

in

the Midwest Regional Tour

Washburn 5-2

Cameron

University 6-1

Southwest Baptist University 6-1 First

MIAA

title

since '87

Rdw: Mike Pcscnti, Joe .Xuxicr. Ted Carino. Edwardo Jarolim. Ton! Leilenbauer I)a\c Mende/ and Koz Tonabi. Back Row: Mark Roscwcll. coach; Oswald Mirano. .Stc\c I'lasnik. Nick McFee. Trystan Crook. Dave Subrt. Brant Bcrmudez. Tony Biasing. Hri( Iriiiil

Kanlor and Darren Price.

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Tennis (women) 4th continuous winning MIAA season U.S.

teams

Cameron

University- 5-1

2nd place

finish at

Had a 15-4 Front

Row:

Midwest Regional Tour

in

regular

Felitsa

and St Cloud State University-4-3

i/i

MIAA confrence season record

Groumoutis. .Andrea Schneider, Ericca Marshal, Sherri Cassidy and

Maria Groumoutis, Back Row: Mark Rosewell. coach; Eric Davolt, Lucy Caputo, Miss> Thompsen. Jennifer Beekman. Lisa Jones, Liz Ruiz and Darren Price.

Track (men) placed 1st at Northwest Invitational Placed 5th at

Ranked 6th

CMSU

in

Tied for 5th at

Classic

the nation for

NCAA

Division

II

MIAA Championship

Row: Shannon Wheeler, Steve Marrotti, Don Ferree, Kip Felot, Colby Mathews. Murphy and Damon .Msup. Row 2: Peter Ingle. Chad Dressen. Jason >'oo, Chad Sutton. Jason Knobbe. Justin Langer. John Decker and Joe Richer!. Row 3: Eric \\ ent/el. Jake Catherall. Luke V'anGruedel. Jerr\ Smith. .And\ \\ ile\ John L,ifle\ Clint Johnson and Brian Co\. Back Row: Richard .-Msup. coach; Chns Blondin. Dann\ Bingham. Jeff Fogel. Mark Roberts. Cody Buhmieister. Ezra Whorley. Joel Dix. Mitch Dosland. Kelly Brandt and Steve Thompson. Front

Brian Helwig. Michael

.

Track (women) ranked 1st

in

the nation for

NCAA

Division

II

Placed 2nd at MIAA Championship Placed 1st at Northwest Invitional Placed 1st at York Relays

Row Biand\ Haan. Shannon Taylor. Leah Johansen. .Amy .Allen. Renata Eustice. Torti. Kath\ Reams and Jennifer .Miller. Row 2: Paula Sorenson. Came Smdelar. Renee Stains. Dana Luke. .\m\ Torres. Meghan Ca\ alter and Elizabeth Hall. Back Row Ironl

:

Shannon

Kerry Doetker, Tash Godreau. Jacshelle Sasser, Leslie Dickherber. Melinda Madison. Julie

Humphreys, Tena Wurdenian and

,-\nne Nortliup.

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Kiirin

T^n

MEGC MBA

Calhoon.

Shcrri Vincr.

nakiig the

right caiiicctioR5 B\ Ruhy Dillmci

on

sion

Maryville apartment

desk, in his

iiiing ai his

v\

ith the tele\

background, he was wailini; for a client

in the

i-

to return his

Rob Matthew s had been working with the same clients since summer internship w ith Baxter, a St. Louis-based corpi>ratioM

call.

his

ill, II

nukle and distributed hospital supplies.

Matthews searched

__ii.^i^i^_

medi-

lor an internship \n

cal sales for a year prior to being hired at Baxter

He had

.,

at

It

resumes and applications

sent

internship

at

Baxter. His search paid off as

Matthews became i;,

company before

..

did a

"I

12

to

companies before he was offered an

differenl

as a

a lull-iinie

the

end of

employee of

the

the semester.

of research." Matthews said.

lot

knew someone w ho w orked

there ami

I

just

"I

kept

talking to him."

laim ,

â&#x20AC;˘<)

iiiio,

At Baxter he wt)rked with sales representa-

who met

tives,

1 coil

with the largest hospitals

into files.

tomers work through problems with

bills.

"People always got the impression a bill collector."

Matthews said.

'"But

through problems with customers. not have

enough money them

just billed

in St.

Louis, managing past debts and helping cus-

to

It

it

was not

that

that

I

was

way. I worked

was not like the hospitals did

pay for the products. Baxter may have

for things they did

ni)l

receive

itr

thcs recei\ed

things they were not billed for."

company during

the

began as

the idea of

in

Mary\

ille

look

to

at

it

as a cost to benefit ratio,"

cost Baxter had

connect into

tiles."

the

lo

was

a land line, a

Matthews

modem,

so

I

to

do

it."

Matthews

also pro\ idcd

Matthews with

a

home

in

In

December Matthews was to

work

would recover enough

Acbcrsold. Child

&

in lost

Family Studies

James Aldrich, lllem. Ed. Cory Allen. Social Science Ed. Treva Allen. Merchandising Marcia Alsup, Child & Family Studies Debra Antes. Insiru. Music EdJulie Appleman. Molecular Biology

Graduates/Seniors

company must have believed he funds to pay the costs of setting him

offered a full-time position

in St. Louis.

He left Maryville and He had three classes to

complete his chemistry /business degree which he finished

was able

said the

did not think they w ere going

with Baxter in the sales department.

to

at

college six hours

the few

By petitioning

to

at

Northwest, he

graduate from Northwest.

He never expected

aLso paid for long-distance service and other

Matthews

I

1

machine and the other

supplies.

Maryville.

amount he recovered.

Missouri Baptist University.

for business calls.

i<i>i)

said.

laptop computer and two additional phone lines-(^)ne for a fax

The company

oi nis ;t|)ariin(nt.

He worked 20 hours per week and was paid S.'i per hour wiih a$ ,000 bonus per month depending on

Northwest

modem. Baxter

his

pretty high, so

an opportunity to earn

said.

could

work from

"The cost was

come back and

him v\orking

bedroom

oiiKc. idcatfd in a

sorts thr()ui>h

â&#x20AC;˘

the

"The biggest

Along with

288

in lost

tiDint

paperwork. Baxter, a .St. Louis company provided Matthews vvith the equipnient needed lo work in laryville and stay in touch with the muui office.

recovery

a joke.

"One had

Amy

in

summer, collecting $215,000

funds for Baxter. Matthews said he was asked to

work over winter break and

Ills

Matthews

up

Matthews successfully surpassed a goal of ST.'i.OOO for the

In

to

be working from a desk

away from

whose internships

led

in his

Baxter. Matthews

them

home

was one of

into their first real job.


Jcnnilcr Argo. Psychology Amy Ariz. Elcm. Kd.

C'hriMine Aubuchon. Business Mgml. Slaty Baicr. English Kd. Susan Bailey. Markcling Diane Baker. Business Mgml. lenniler Baker. Marketing eslie Bulta/.ar-Martine. Biology I

mMiU

Bankson. Computer Science Hdbhie Barhoza. Public Relalions

Jcihn

(

hrislena Barrall. OITice Inlormalion

l-.rin

Systems

Elem. Ed.

Barllett.

J.inice Belcher. Art lina Benedetti. Psychology Deanna Bennett. Physical Ed. Rebecca Bennett. Elem. Ed.

John Benson. Marketing Jo Bever. Merchandising

Kyan Blaue.

Social Science Ed.

Anuela Bleich. Business Mgml. Wildlife Eco. & Cons. Shan Blunt. Child and Family Studies

Chns Blunk.

Mclmda Boeckman. Math Brooke Boehner. Business Mgmt. Jennifer Boggess. Accounting Lisa Boone. Nulrilion Stacy Born. Elem. Ed.

Bowman. Business Mgmt.

Billie

G.ir\ Bradley.

Government Geology

Shcil> Branstetter.

Max

Breeze.

Cathy

Brier.

Comp. Mgml. Systems Marketing

Briseno. Child and Family Studies Hrcnda Brown. Special Ed. \lclanie Brown. Public Relations

Amanda

Chanssa Browning. Psychology Karen Browning. Broadcasting Mallhcw Brunk"! Public Relations Regina Bruntnieycr. Journalism Bn"an Buhman. Comp. Mgmt. Systems

Amy

Burnison. Marketing Butler. Public Relations

Rebekah

Jercnn Butnck. Geography Sarah Butter. Elcm. Ed. Philip Capps. Broadcasting Bruce Carmicheal. Social Science Sarah Carper. Recreation Sherry Carrick. Accounting

Todd

Carrick. Wildlife Eco.

& Cons.

Vanessa Carter. Psychology Darin Casey. Personnel Mgml. Crystal Casteel. Accounting Ginger Chamas. .Accounting Mar'cN Chamas. English Ncffic Chamas. History

Seaw Cheng Chin. Business Mgml. Marchelle Christ.

An

Sheri Christensen. Secondary Ed. Melissa Clark. Elem. Ed.

Calandra Coleman. Marketing/Mgmt. Steven Colcrick. Business Mgmt. Call Clutter. Elem. Ed. Crystal Copp. Elem. Ed. Ericka Corrado. Theaire Elizabeth Coitingham. English Ed. Dara Cox. Elemenlary Ed. Corev Crawford. Elem. Ed. Family Studies Lisa Crouse. Child

&

.Amy Crozier. Elem. Ed. Theresa Cullen. Biology Christina Cunningham. Recreation Curl Danielson. Recreation Neil Darnell. Music Ed. Jason Davis. Marketing Eric Davolt. Physical Ed. Angela Dewinter. Marketing Marcy Dickman. Elem. Ed. Jcnniier Dickson. Government Eric Dierkens. Comp. Mgmt. Systems Julie Donaldson. Elem. Ed.

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Kevin Klinorc, M.ithcmalics Dennis JAscr. Jounialisiii Christine Ethangatia, Inlematioiial Business

Danny Ewing, Geography Jodi Fabian. Marketing/Mgmt. Staccy Hamani, Marketing/Mgmt. Rehecca Feighert, Computer Science

Stephanie Fisher, History

Matthew Foster. .An Shannon Foster. Elem. IaI Mindi Fowler. An Tracy Frank. Marketing/Mgmt. Lance Fredrickson. Elem. Ed. Karie Free. Accounting Michael Freeman, Elem. Ed.

Dawn

Gardner, Elem. Ed.

David Garrett, Geology Lisa Gasiorowski, Elem. Ed. Kristine Gaul, Elem, Ed. Micheal Geiger. VVildlilc Eco. Cons.

&

Laura Girard. Recreation Sheila Goben, Psychology

Tasha Godreau. Government Brandon Granier. Broadcasting Jennifer Grant, Business Mgml. Lisa Graves. Elem. Ed.

Joshua Gray. Physical Ed Ken Grove. Elem. Ed David Gruender. Business Mgnit John Gnihn. Business Rebecca Grundman. Spanish Jennifer

Gum.

Hislor>

Brook Haines. Psychology Crystal Hainkel. .Accounting

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Counncs Haney. Human Environ. Sciences Mahhubal Haq. Finance Mark Harding. Finance

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&

Family Studies

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Marketing/MgmL

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& Middlc/Jr. High Ed Dina Hulscher. Recreation

Anne Hughes. Elem.

Jennifer Husl. Recreation

Rose Hutchcraft. .Ag. Science Jcnniler .Ann Ivcrscn. Geography

290

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:*.

.

-am

c


Qiangc of

H

I5\

niKI loiiinmMKali.' in

(icne\ic\L' Sluicklcy

C/ech. Sliivak.

Spanish and Russian, and ho kncvs he woukl nol he ihe I'ohsh. the

uas the

Linguisfo Locale

Hiiglish,

losi

aniong

lieneh or ihe German. He studied languages and

a hnguist. Dr. Slanislav

C/eeh Repuhlie

Kavka came

to teach .Spanish.

to

Northwest from

Czech and Russian

for

one \eai.

what

kiieu

"I

uas

— when

I

loll

the

most dillKull

my

family hehmd." Ka\ka said, "lor

part about coniuiy here

many we

objec-live reasons, they couki nol tra\el uith nie. and

missed each other greatly." .\s a

protessorat Ostrava Uni\ersity. Ka\ ka

west because he enjoyeil studying overseas sible,

riiere

between

came

when

was already an exchange program

his university

North-

was pos-

lor students

and Northwest when he arri\ed as a

loivign exchange professor.

Poland and three years

to

it

in

Ka\ ka had never been

Kavka

also taught in Russia.

Sweden. United Slates before and

to the

all

he

had seen about the United States was from films and other ^ ID

lorms of media.

"When

c

being dri\en Ironi the airport to Marys

myselt thinkinsz: The countrvside reminded

Western film sceneries and as

we Europeans knew

series,

and

He was

I

enjoyed

it

it

I

me of a mixture of

from

TV

shots, perspectives or

Kavka

him

He was

as a teacher.

CD x:

wanted

TV

.q

said.

to learn the

farming words

and asked when he heard a word he had not heard used context before.

caught ^ ^

my native land; il was nol America §

here."

quite curii»us and

ille.

in that

not forgotten by the students that had

Drawius im his cxpcricncts fi oui nii; in Ua- Czccli Kipubyc, Dr. Kavka inslructs studeiit.s. Kavka came to Ndrthwtst to li-,

Stanislav

teach Spanish. Uussian and

m

C /.ech

for one year.

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Wendv

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Wired

Into Higher Education !!>

and huys

vvcio spulcis

liL-n iIktl'

icsidciiis calloil cxlcrminalors.

When

Mike Johnson

in ihcir

ihcrc

rooms, some

were bugs

in Ihcir

compulcr systems, ihey called Computing Services. Faron Hopper and Scolt Alien were two "bugbuslers"

who

Computing Services while continuing

their

worked

lime

lull

in

cducalidii.

Hopper and Alien supporled about 3.500 pieces olequipment SO personal computers and other

including .^,000 terminals, adnunistrativc computers.

I.

They

hook ups and

also did wiring

basic repair.

was when

the

keyboarils were going bad," Allen said. "Hither that or there

was

"The main problem

in)

sludeiils callcil us uiih

communication."

While working

full

time, both actively pursuetl then education.

Hopper had his associate's degree in electronics and Allen had his associates

robotic technology. Both were working toward

in

their bachelor's in

computer science. Hopper was taking three

hours and Allen was taking nine hours.

Hopperenjoyedthe luxury of working while paying ollsiudent loans. "I

really didn't

really

have many expenses," Hopper

an ideal situation.

computers.

A

We

got to

was

said. "It

work with

all

kinds of

person couldn't have asked for anything more."

Allen said he had received job offers from other companies, but

had turned them

down because of his "convenient"

"The big reason was education," Allen ideal situation.

It

wasn't

like

I

wasn't a big rush to graduate. getting an education.

walked

Photo by Lesley Thacker

to

I

nil-

piccfs ol a tiim-rfsponsuf uiniinai.

i

aroii

Hop-

miinicaliiinprohkmsniKl ki'vl)();ir<!daina<;i-ÂŤi>it.iH(>>tcomni<m.

was an

was a slacker or anything, but there I

was working, paying off loans and

lived right across the street so

I

even

work."

Dealing with people, walking I'oiuuTuit;

per and Scott Allen try to dctcrmiiK; the prohlciii's causf. tloni-

situation.

said. "It really

Hopper and Allen

to wiirk

and going

to classes.

ciMiiputed a productive year of educatiini and

experience.

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ill

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Geography

Computing Services

293


Piiiin Hall re-sklcnts

1

Simensoii and

Travis l.oul haiii;

out

a'>

Ken "Cowhin" .lohnson roads iiistrmlioii'

for a

Sup

NinlfiK

video uaini ()ÂŤre Batik Becausi' nl riMirtvatioiis.

the

men wan- ^o

required tc relocate to

diderent halN at the

^ ^ g

el

^

UieCail

2

end

o

senu'slct

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Laura Stageman. Personnel Mgmt. Sandra Staker. Elem. Ed. Jenniler Stephens. Recreation

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Amy

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Lana Strohman. Business Mgmt.

Dawn Stromley. Recreation Lisa Stubbendick, International Business Lisa Stull. Elem HJ Kori Sundberg. Finance Sharon Tamerius. Geography

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Wai Yin

294

Seniors


iMis ihciv

Ivtori.-, iIk' h.iiliiiHiin

sl.ilK

\\i.'iv

nuncd "Il

in aiul

uas

all

Iiil;Ik'i

\iiiccs ucil- IkmiiI

changed wIkmi

like a hiy lainiK ,"

ihive

m

Michael

I

)iaiiu)iul.

lour dilTerenl guys doing

111

Campus Plus program got

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; there were

al-

Idee

in the

priority ol'lourth llooi

(

house male residents tor the

lo

dopei

schiiol year.

The men were only supposed to live in Perrin temporarily, but since the lloiirmates peliUoii

to

sia\

hecame such close

longer.

The men

friends, they decided to

niel

with

Wa\ne

Resident Life Coordinator, to discuss the future of

up a meeting so

"I set

Cole,

first

that they

Viiiei,

lloor

could talk with Wayne,"" Greg

lloor Perrin Resident Assistant, said.

tloor meeting

first

where Wayne was

"We also had a tit

stay the

fought to stay here,"" Kevin Robertson said.

we were going The

lloor,

to

have

"We knew

bonded not only because they were

the only residents in the

building, but also out of respect.

"People were really considerate of others and their study habits.""

The

Robertson

matter what,

The

said.

relationships on the floor benefited the men. but lor

residents,

"It

said.

"

campus, they always

oil

Diamontl

respected no

felt

^^^^^^^^

said.

i)pportunity also gave the residents a

chance

college

to tackle

life

without hassles.

c

helped to build relationships faster." Cole

lay here,"

"They clicked

Kevin Rolx

a lot earlier than a

lot

of

rts*Âťii

Hoors." 1

11

addition lo

1

1

\

i

ng on the same

floor, the

men

also spent time outside of the hall together.

Usually,

members of the hall would eat, workout

and go to the bars or parties together. in

other buildings the

'^^^~~^"' new neighbors in Noand staff members moved their offices onto

Perrin residents received

second, third and fourth tloors until Colden Hall was renovated.

When

to move.""

which consisted of freshmen and transfer students,

l"hH)r

it

someone

or

vember. Faculty

remainder of the semester.

"We

sooner." Viner said.

"When someone was vsal king through, whether was a teacher,

Because of renovation

present.""

Atfer hearing their side, Viner allowed them

a lot

but also those passing through the hall.

siLiilenl

North Complex. Because of the change, additional rooms

were needed

"II

wonld've relocated ihem

Ihe comiaderie was not only important to the

logelher."

il

By Amy Duggan new situation caused problems. ihere was another group of guys that wasn't as grouped, wc

\inei, the

hall.

Huoi piesklcnl,

The change occurreil aller Ireshmen enrolled Ironic

IVnin men

llic

ludk tncr the (mcc all-\vonn.'n il'skIcikc

said. "l-.\er\ihiiig, e\er_\bi)dy did in Ihe hall

wa\s

"Wnnicn,"

ilmiis wcii.' I.ilu'lcd

mslcailol iiniialsaiul

Inun Ihc hallways. This

mm

doors open to

PcrriR

to Ihe "Il

the

same

men moved they had no tloor, let alone the

depended on how they placed

us a chance to

The chance

instill

to live

the

idea

if

they would be

same residence us,""

Robertson

same type of thing on

gave

said, "It

ditterent tloors."

between two all-female residence

have only come once, but

moved

hall.

may

halls

to the first lloor Perrin residents, the

opportunit\ developed friendships that wduld

last

a lifetime.

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Shawn Vehe, Geography Jolene Voris.

Human

Environ. .Sciences

Jennifer Vymsier. Broadcasting

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Kuk Wavman.

Broadeasiina

Mallheu'Wheelci. Soci.il Science Mehss.i Whigh.im. Psychology Brian

W hitaker. Bro.idcaslinu W dks. Hislory

Mich.icl

Jason

V\'ilnies.

Agricultural Science

H.iwkeyc Wilson. Journalism

Mia Wilson. Business Mgmt. Michelle Wilson. Accounlin'.; Cheryl Wolken. Child & Family Siudies Wai Ka Woni:. Geographv Angle Wnghr. Child & Family Siudies Ke\.i W iiehl. Accounlinc Bohh> /.iner. EWm. Ed.' Mark /cinan. .Agricultural Business KiinherK Zuck. Finance

Perrin

Men

295


"

toward a dream

Runiiig

H\ .\m\ Diitiuan hikircn often had

lamous nio\ loeksiniih.

dreamt of running

in the

Boston Marathon. While

dreams were not

^^^

a lireligliler oi

.1

Chuek Harroun. Northwest carpenter an

siar.

le

dreams of bccomiiii;

Harroun refused

up

to give

winter

h\

lulliiled

his

1995.

ing to i.|uaMI\ for

tr>

the ""marathon of all marathons.""

""Running a marathon

w as my second

longest-

held unfulfilled dream." Harroun said. ""The

dream was to he rich, was gi>ing to happen."

longest-held unfulfilled hut

One

pated

>

Harroiui said. Ma.s to

Harroun

the first maiailioiis

ol

in

was

Although he

parlici-

the Lincoln Maralluni in Nebraska. strusis^led

near the end. Harroun

^'"•^'^"' 'he race

lono-C-t-hcld

dream

didn't think that

I

order

In

be

had

to

be a

marathon, runners

to (.|ualif\ lor the

member

of the United States Track

and Field, an organization

!

that

established

course distances. After a marathon, a runner" s

thitik

time was submitted by a committee along

I-'

^^~"'*^^~

v\

ith

L'STF number which was computeri/ed

their

with a barcode.

Harroun also had

run the race

to

requirements for males ages 40

in 3

to 44.

qualifying was at the beginning of

Memphis Marathon. "When I came across the

hours and 20 minutes, the

Harroun's

December at

first

chance of

the First

Tennes-

-see

Harroun

said.

automatically I

"'I

His time was 3:30 for

me w iih scanners,"

had a barcode on m\ race number, so they

knew who I was. Then

had been selected or

went v\ell

finish line. ihe> hit

I

they sent

me a card that

said

until the

short of qualit\ing. The race 22nd mile w here he w as phs sically

in pain.

His second chance was a lottery

who did

in

w hich

the remaining spots

not automalicalK qualify were picked.

Harroun's name was not drawn.

some

financial support

trom

the fees personally, he

his parents

and Haircut

4400" s owner, Cathy Jones.

While running

the

marathon was

and a name away

hopes for qualifying

an upcoming year.

was going it

to continue to run."

Harroun

said.

"I

knew

1

one of these times.

it

a point to

Harroun said

was important.

"There was a Bible scripture

By

Isl

Corinthians, 9:24

thai

repeating the scripture in his head before he ran,

Harroun was able

"It

had no

terms.

If

to continue his

affect,"

Harroun

you were willing

to

determined outlook.

said. ""Runners

give

it

While he mav not have qualified of the Boston Marathon, with a

would

England"s finish fulfilled.

Rcnce Aber

Pam Abild Dallas Ackcrman Kalhcrinc Adam^

Undergraduates

this.

a try.

were im equal

you were respected

for the lOOth anniversary

fast beat in his heart

and a

undying desire for running, Harroun's dream of crossing

Jennifer Aberer

296

To do

at that level."

just a stretch

for Harroun. not qualifying did not lessen his

make

self-talk

Harroun made

race.

Running with females did not worry Harroun.

While Harroun financed the majority of received

"I

his positive attitude.

talked about running," Harroun said.

for those runners

in

Along with

psych himself up before each

qualified.""

— 10 minutes

Harroun

t huck Harroun runs during his rcguhir njorning workoul. Kvcn when no! actively training for a maralhou, Hamiun kept ill shape h\ rnnnini;. vuirkini; mit and waldiini; uhal he ale.

line

would have

to wait a little

New

longer to be


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KliLiiinon Br:inn

Ocbiirah Briinncn

Bnmscum

Ti)iiva

Shelly B'raiinMhÂŤLi-

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Sioii Brock

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John

Br>iui;hl(iii

Broun

Jonnilcr

Theresa Brueck Jenny Brunlnie\er Kimberly Buchan Vanessa Biilirmester Christina Bullock

Amy Bunch Kimberly Buruess Case\ RmiXi.-i\

Mike

Biiikc

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Mallhcu Bums Frances Burnworlh

Tamara Butcher Jell Butler

Karen Butler

Amanda

Butllcr

Tom

B\ rncs

Jo\ Cadwcll

Cathleen Campbell Erin

Campbell

Misty Campbell Sarina Campbell Jill Camper Jill Cannon TimCappcl

Sarah Carhi

II

Brendon Carlson

LeAnne Carmichacl Sarah Carr Kate Carrel

Karen Casc\ Robin CascN

Gene

Casscll

Anthony Caudill Gina Chamberlain Kimberly Chandler

Chapman

Jill

Meredith Charles Lori Chesnul Shawn Chiddis Charles Childers Brian Childress

Benjamin Clark Brian Clark Jessica Clark

John Clausen Jennifer Clinc

Tonya Cloud Sam Cobb Scott Coen Melanie Coleman

Amy Collingham Amy

Collins

Dana Collins Jaime Collins

MarkL.

Collis

Christopher Karri

Cook Cook

Colleen Cooke Jennifer

Cooke

Denisc Coole Brian Coolcy

Jeremy Cooper Brian Cornelius Scott Courier

Ryan Courlncs Rachael Co\vlc\ Brian

298

Undergraduates

Coy


There's

Hudson

110 place Ihe s

Hudson,

s|x'nl llif

sill.'

wuh

VanHosson

MKi|()iily

Vaninsson

l)(ii()lh\

of Hudsi)n

\ ;isl

By Jcnniler Simler week on fourth tloor

Iilt

iil

away clean ini;

loi k'll

an innoeeni smile anil a eheeiini

thoLiylH oi

all

women

the

women

for the

allilutle.

on "her floor" as though

they were her own She and her husband of 28 years never had any .

Hudson

children so she thought I'ondly ot the "If

I

could

VanFosson I

really

fit

of these

ail

said. "All

enjoyed them

One would ha\e

of the

were so

house,

according to her

I

would,"

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

nice;

^.^-^^

all."

thought that

she would have encounierd like, but

girls

residents.

my own

girls in

seven years

in

women

this

was

she did not

nol true. I

"They were kids,"

all

VanFosson

anything

said.

"I

Northwest

in

if

I

at

1989. She got the idea to apply

because her husband was a custodian

inColden

my

ill

could."

began as a custodian

first

ill

would ha\e done

could for these kids

I

VanFosson

lies V

so lantaslic, Ihey were great

Hall.

time

at the

Although he was a custodian

-xjii saui

for

All

seven years, they only worked together only for

one year.

VanFosson worked

in

Hudson her

then Roberta for three years before vated, then back to

"The

girls in

VanFosson

said. "It

walking down the "Hi,

Photo by Lesley Thacker

Mom."

Hudson and

Roberta used to

I

it

all.'

me Mom,"

and one of the

said 'Are

really

fourth tloor. call

was weird; one day

hall

year,

first

was reno-

you talking

to

I

was

"""^^^^^

girls said

me?" and she said *Yes.'

That w as one of the best feelings ever."

Van Fosson's keen

thoughts of "her girls on her floor" would

Dorothy V an I'ossen lifts trash out ot'lifr cart after I'onipletiiiglier on fourth tloor Hudson. Claliod mom h> some of Ihi' residents. \anFosscn developed a stron" rapport with "hii

holidays wouldn't ever fade either along wlh her everlasting

"iris."

smile while she swept the halls of Hudson.

I'Diinds

never change. Her tradition of giving chocolates for the winter

Matthew Cox Molly Cox .Anne

Coy

Craven Sharon Crawley Cynthia Crool; Sluarl

Dana Crouch Aaron Crowe JelT

Crowley

John Cmnipacker

KimbeiUn

Culls

Knsiin Cunimings Slacy Brian

Cummings Cunningham

Clay Cunningham Jam! Daniels

pS^IM

^

Paul Danker l.aura Darling Moana Darville

Darren Dau.i;henbaugh rr,ie\ Dasenporl Jenniler DaNiJson Ijnily Davies

James Davies

Dorthy VanFosson

299


Ryan Davics Diann DavJN Holly Davis Marv Davis

Zac Da\

is

Shaniuin DaMili

Tim Dc

Bcuini

Tom DcBlauw SlaciL- IX- riikK\,iri

IXCiIk-Mci

Chiislm.i

IX-liiici

Mike IVlmciic Ril.i IX'lSicno'a-

lloll>

DcMon

Jciimrcr IX-nnis

^m 2? ^ n«

Kalhryn Dennis

Amanda

DcPiicsI Jennifer DePriesl

Sarah Derks Derringlon Sarah Dexler Leslie Diekherber JelTreN Dickson

Tom

Mark

DiilenschneKJei

Scoll Dillcnschnealcr

Tina Dillin^^er Jenn> Dininiill

iidrae

TraMs Dminnll Ruhy Dillmer Lamonl Dohhins TilTanv Dodson

Devm

Doll

William Donnelly Kell> Dort Glenn Douglas Da\ id Douglass Charice Douthal Leslie Dovie Michelle Drake Chad Dressen Jason Driskill Robert Du Chien Stacy Dull

Amy Duggan Cheryl

Dunham

Diarra Dunlap Christine Eagan

Laura Eaton

Connie Eavenson Emily Ebers Eric Eblen

Sonya Edmon Edwards Virginia Edwards Indira

Vicki Eseland

MikeEhlers Kathleen Eidson Anna Elder Ruth Elfont Carrie Elliott Nicole Elliott Sarah Elliott Jenniler Ellsworth Amy Elschlager

Heather English Carrie

Epp

Hakan

Erhil

Okan

Erhil

Sonja Erichsen Tarlan Erkan Jamie Esdohr Douglas Esser

Mary Elhridge Renata Eustice Amy Evans Tiffani Evans Joey Everly Justin Ewalt Aleatha Ezra Alicia

300

Undergraduates

Faeg

J;2A4 ^^iJ


Stents

through class

fly

By t

\v;is

iicil

a hiul oi Siipi'i

iiiiui, bill

plane with sludcnlsal ihc cuiiIkiIs

Hying class allowed sludenls liovN to riv

sie|i

elosei to

The lirst

and look potenlial

to leaiii

[iilols

one

I

was olTered

tor the

time lo 10 sludenls

at

ils

and t'lymg time. The class cost $54 plus

I:very hour of Hying

included gas.

1

in

The

a flight student, spent

the class

was expensive,

prepared for the addi-

lor

class talking about

it

because

who had it."

I

had

taken the

Hoskey

"There was one guy that had

to

said.

drop

it

because he didn't realize the expenses

tiu'inac

:il

rei|iiired

lime.

ii.s

ho shtnds on

the Mitryvillc uirport. Students taking

t<i

take jjround instruction along with

1(1

tht-

class

tfu'

were

hours of flight

The course

also took

many hours

of

preparation outside the classroom.

"The

class

in the air

Hoskey

had

I

to line

once, but

said. "It

was

end when we

everything up and

to do. but

made

1

pilot license required

class.

Sludenls had

complish

their

it

it."

40 hours of

all

semester to ac-

Hying time.

it

was something new,

laxing,"

Hoskey

was time consumins: and

different and re-

said.

.Access to the airplane

w hen

the class

was easy and

was over students could

rent an aiiplane.

still

Those who wanted

beforehand." thoughts skyward

it,"

"Flying was a feeling of freedt)m and

was planning

heard other people

kt'i-ps his

was $40 which

an time; 10 hours was required by the

class.

tional costs. "I

Rankin

tly.

pietiy relaxing except the laniied.

While

MoiiU' MoslvCN

enjoyed

was tough

Hoskev went

Garrett

instructor and insur-

had only gone up

really

materials including a tlighl computer.

Monte He)skey,

oil.

at

to the

ance.

two textbooks, a plotter and a logbook.

$124.54 when he look the

Photo by Chris Tucker

The students went

Airport in Maryville to

"I

ground school

class included

said.

The ground school was

hours once a week

three

lowest enrollment.

The

Thompson

Hoskey

he class was three-credit hours and

an elective.

time during the spring semester,

a |K-ak

Lisa

studying,"

lot ol

Strong.

allow ing an enrollmenl of 23 sludenls at

took a

he

license.

liieir

living class

I

a

their

class

own

to fly or to

pilot's license

have

could take the

and receive credit toward

their

izeneral education.

Grog Fairholm .Steven Fariborz .Icnnller Fari.s

Krislin Farley

Melissa Fentress i^onald Ferree

Samuel

Ferris

Beth Ferry

Angela Fellers

Mindy Feurer Fewson Ben Fields

Jill

Donnie Fields .Andrea Finney Carrie Fisher Christine Fisher

Lynn

Fitzgerald

Charles Flaherty Stephanie Fletcher Teresa Foland Krislin Folk l.eRon Ford Stephanie Ford Tracy Fordyce Michelle Foster Daryle Fouike Kindra Fo.\ Sarah Franks Kara French Curtis Friedel

Kevin Frieling

Monica

Frost

Monte Hoskey

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Life IC550IA

M\ Kub\ ualkoel .inniiul ihc iddin criliquing

I-

he gin lo

\\ Ikii

class session

ill DilliiK

drawings.

llicir

he slopped and paused: not t)nly was he

Ik'i.

entiquing an an siudenl. he was crilii|uing his daughter. Kristin

Sehmaljohn was

when

^^^^^^^^

taught h\

and 20 \ears okl

a third-year stuiient

she enrolletl licr lallier.

It

was

nie\ itahle; the class

was requu'edb\ liernnnoraiul her Hi

Die I

more comtbrlahle w

"I felt

bhuu." Sehnialjolin

Sehmaljohn

aud

Schiiialioliii said.

other classes

She said it

was

the

how said.

eouki be

another leaeher

father. that class than

any

different

from

a lecture be-

depended on experience and "learning

"With

^^^^^^^i

I

had." Sehmaljohn said.

was

it

il

for yourself' rather than lectures

-."

and books.

my father, when he critiqued me, it was

well he thought "It

knew he was

1

I

ith huii;

e\en

had put more time into

cause

everyday.

her

to teach the class, she sull

would ha\e chosen her

Kristi.

-I

at

said.

saiti that

had been available

"1

him

I

only professor w ho tauglit the elass.

aboul Uie am'l answr

>:>.!,"

Drawing

InlMidueliiry

ni

was all

I

was doing," Sehmaljohn

a small class; he critiqued

eves on

me when

it

came

to

me my

assignments."

Being

in

her father's class did have

some consequences.

"There was a lot of expectation." Schmaljc)hn the class;

it

was

I

loved

their professor's daughter.

had a question about the assignment and he didn't

me and

answer

I

a lot of fun."

Her peers were not aware she was

"One day

said. "But

wondered what

1

yelled "Dad,"' Sehmaljohn said. "1 always

to call

him

in class.

It

was not a big

deal."

Their relationship was not affected by the transition from father/daughter to professor/student. Sehmaljohn said she and her

Melissa Fulk Jennifer Fuller Larry Fuller

Kevin Funderburg

Gahm

Jenniler

Teresa Ganger Heallier

Gann

Miranda Gardner Robin Garrison Mictielle Gastincau

Karen Gates Kara Gehl Nicole Geiler

Sang Ng Geok

Duane George Ashley Gerken Jason Gibson Stephanie Gilchrist Melissa Gilkison Steven Gilson Jerry Girdner Jenniler Gladbach

Ty Glauser Meaan Goede

302

Undergraduates

Art instructor Russell Schninlljohii takis a look ;i( duuuhi Kristin's work during Introductory Drawing class. Kristin ÂŤ.i-rc(|uired to lake litr fatlier's class in order to satisfy her minor. still

rode to and from

She listened as he critiqued her work. As

a student she used

father had always been close and she

campus with him his advice to

daily.

improve her drawings. As

his

daughter she

accepted his judgments and knew he was only trying her be the best

at

her artwork.

to help


Mall Gocdkcn Kclli Golorlh Isuyoshj Gohci Nilin Giiil

arolyn Golden (hrislophcr Gooch Michael Good C

Jamie Gordon illaiiy

I

Gorski

Sh.iniinn

Gould

AniKile Grah Jenniler Grass Sara Granl Joy Green Jessica Gregory

Michael Greiner Jenniler Greving Aprill Grider

Amanda GrilTen Jennifer GrilTen April GrilTilh Greg Gronau Anita

Groom

Aaron Grose

\

(

I

111 III, 1

ill.in>

Orosvenor Grunerl

Gry/wa Deborah Gunia Matthew Gunther MiLliael

Andrew Gustafson Andy Gustafson K,iilii\n

Guthrev

\iiii..i.i

Gutierrez

Amanda Haakenson Brandy Haan Hacker

Jel'fery

l.aura Hafcmeister

Jennifer Half

Angelique Hager

Ryan Hager Kayte Hale Shara Hamerlinck Kli/ahelh Hall

Heather Hall Mackenzie Hamilton

Tammi Hancock Nathan Hansen Tiffany Hardman Jennifer Harduick

Dawn Hardymartin Jillian Harris

Marc Todd

Harris Harris

Philomina Harshaw

Andrea Hartstack Benton Haskamp Michael Haul

Audrey Hawkins Brandon Hawkins Hawkinson

Christine

Brent Hawley Carla Hayes

William Hayes Jason Hayles Sarah Hays Angela Hazelrigg

James Ha/en Sarah Hedrick Ashley Heermann Brian Heese Lori

He liner

Joel Hein/eroth Jill

Heislerkamp

Carrie Henderson

Holly Henderson Nicole Henderson Julie

Hendren

Tara Henry Stacv Hensel

Kristin

Smalljohn

303


Writng with

literary utensils

H\

cdium Weight Forks. Sonic woiikl

some other

lo ucightlil'ling or

u ould be surprised to know

who

dealt with students

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^_^

literary

that

used

and

ispe

!iani«'

)cri iiiL'iiHi ii

ick-iii'il 1

represented an orszani/aiion

it

maga/inc. at

Northwest, was

Medium Weight

1-orks.

"Medium Weight Forks was an attempt on

Liter—Art

Norlhwest campus

inslt'uii

for students,"

have a

to

Fckerman

said.

national publication,

magazine,"

iioi

literary

the

maga/inc

"There was some-

View

thing produced (llcarllanti

(I LiU'i'arfy

he\ iluii

their creativity to put together a

art

ihc originator ol

the

I

ih.ii

pliNMe.il .iLti\it\.

ol

Jacob Kckerman. a student 1

oiii

1

sa>

i

hut

it

was

a

a c,mi|uis publication."

Believing students wanlcd a campus-run

said.

magazine, Eckerman

^^^^^^^_

"We a student-run,

siarict!

collecting material

lor the publication.

thought

it

w ould be

a great idea to

have

ro

|

student-made and student-produced publication

which would showcase student

literature

and also inciirporaie

Eckerman said. Medium Weight Forks did not just showcase

student art,"

but focused on the creaii\

ily

of the students

the art of

w riting. ^

I

phases of art and

in all

lilcratuic.

"Thus,

we used the name Li ter-.Arl

magazine," Eckerman

The

idea for this organization did not happen overnight.

Eckerman

was

there

said

There was a

"I

when he came

not a literarv

..-,,

out

...

he was surprised

magazme already up-and-runnina. " u of^ J J magazme back in the early 80s. but It died 1

1

1-

when the campus got its national publication," Eckerman said. I

Dcnisc Hcrbcrs .Stacy Herbsl Carrie Hering Daniel Hernandez

Heather Herweek I.oralei He.^^

Lvnn Hevinu Michelle Hibbs

Karen Hiebenlhal Susie Hierseman Kimherlev Hill Rachel Hilly Jamie Hinshaw Steven Hodges .Amie Hoeraih Emily Hotlselle

Jeremy Holstetter Jason Hoke Lori Holcer

Mark Holder I.ee

Pal

Holloway Holloway

.Amber Holman Angela Hollkamp

Undergraduates

tr\

and do something about

English department had

school year."

'•

to the University

.

literary

decided would

tally the

304

niaga/ine instead of Literary

said.

it

as

one of

that,

and coinciden-

their focuses for this

liuniiimi; uvli

.1

Miuumi mj^iu

miiipiiifi slillu.

i

<m

i.s

idi-

iDis.laatbKckirinaii and Scott Brock revise a subnii.ssioii. Brock '

st;>blislied tlie

publication after icarninj; tlwt student litenirj

naga/ine had been the » goal of the English department. c. 1

The magazine the school year.

editors

hoped

The new

to

be

in full force at the

end of

publication circulated around cam-

pus and allowed students to read and submit their literature or art.


Hood

Josh

Amy Hougham Amy Howard Greg Howdcshcll Austin Howell Jason Howell David Hudson Kric Huesle

Lisa

Hughes

Lisa Hull Julie

Humphreys

Rebeeca Hunsucker

Dawn Hurley Wendy Hulchinson Michelle Hynibaugh Yumi Ikunia Patrick Iske

Amy

Jackson

Autumn Jacobs Heather Jacobson Bryon Jacques

Amber James Peggy James Michelle Janssen Caria Janssens Tandrea Jelterson Jessica Jelinek

Sarah Jelinek Hric Jennings Geri Jennings Justin Jennings Daniel Jensen

Dawn

Jensen

Lisa Jensen

Robert Jerome Si.iLL\ Jesse

Hilaiic Jezik

Leah Johansen Amanda Johnson Kevin Johnson

Ryan Johnson Gary Johnson.

Amy

II

Johnston

Ivana Johnston Aiidrevi Jones

Megan Jones Nancee Jones Nikki Jones Scott Jones

Haluk Kandas Karigambc Ka/aJi Katambwa Kalherine Kearns

Jelterson

Keim

Brian

Samantha Kelley Kenney

Jennifer

Ryan Kenney Christine Kentch Patrick Kcssler Amanda Ketclsen Christina Kettler

Brian Kever Shannon Keane Ritsuko Kikkawa

Mona

Killian

Laura Kincannon Aaron Kincheloe Andrew Kirby Tarih Klein Jodi Kluesner

Melissa Kneale Trisha Knepp

Andrea Knisht ^ Hhsa Koch Joseph Koeberl

Shanna Koger Jody Kohler

Dave Kompclien Carey Kramer Melissa Krilenbrink

Medium Weight

Forks

305


Sarah Kriz Laurie Krinrmcr JcNsica Krohii Kinibcrly Krusc Jack KuhiiN Alisha Kyle

Anne l.uBeaumc Melonie Ludwig Carol LaFaver

Brad Lager Jeir

Lamp

Slacey Large Angela Larkins Mallhew Larson William Larson Michelle Launsby Stephanie Lawson

Troy Laylon Valerie Learner Cassandra I^-dl'ord Cara Lee Chrislina Lee Brian Lendt Jason Lengemann

Thomas

Leslie

Arlelle Lculhold Jill

Lewis

Lisa Lewis

Healher Libby Chia-Jung Lin BretlLind Brantl Lindsey

Samuel Lingo Livenaood

Julie

Lobdell

Jill

Kenya Lockamy Kimberly Lockard Trisha Logerman Jesus Lopez

Tanya Lopez Stephany Louk Travis Loyd

Cara Lucas Jennifer

Ludwig

Christopher Lukasina

Dana Luke

Amanda Lunsford Holly Lull

Martv Lvlc Maiiizio Mab'rcN

T\Icr MackcN Jill Maeder Shannon Mahoney Chrislina Mains Jennifer Mallon

Amy

Malolo

Brandy Maltbia Rosalyn Manahan TJ Manfredi Mclanie Mann Sara Marcum Brianna Mares Stephen Marotti Daniel Marr

Tiffany Marr

HealhcrMarsh

Amber Martin Jennifer Martinez

Kim

Martinovick Jeremy Mason Kimberly Mason Cheryl Massey

Nicholas Mathews Melissa Maw

Amy McAdams Susan McAllister Suzanne McBain

Ray McCalla McCallum

Chris

Jill

306

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Undergraduates

McClellan

l^,^^i2


BcvoiAcI the

IR\ was

goody goody.

a

aua\

a paienl

e.ilk'il a iiertl.

of duty

call

Jennie Nels<in

liuni hunie, a

is

and

lanl

when Iheir heater was and when it was loud on the

I'eople eanie lo nie

hioken. iheireonipulei

tlidn'

u oi

i

k

My official title was Resident Assistant. But that was Jusi title — my job as an RA was iTioie ofa Jaek-of-ali-tiades.

lloor.

a

who

K.As were students lloor

aroinid

111'

50

We enforced

One

o\ the

Once.

had someone

1

my

biggest parts ol

being the person people

came

to

me after swallow iiig

call

happened. together.

had

I

to

1

wound up spending the entire

I

also dealt with

door

I

in

RA who

he the all-powerful

w ho turned out to he

fine.

my

face.

.Sometimes,

it

1

night

The next day,

arose.

several

1

me

in

pills.

when

this

was calm and

w ith this person,

cried for an hour.

documenting friends of mine on

did. they turned against

was

job people didn't see

when problems

couldn't react like a normal person and panic

When

a

rules such as c|uiet

Msiialion and alcohol polices.

iioiirs,

I

on campus and supervised

li\ed

residents.

my

lloor.

anger and slammed the

even cleaned up a drunk resident's vomit.

seemed

like

I

was crazy

for

doing what

1

did.

R.As were also responsible for planning programs that had either an academic, educational, diverse or social focus. lo plan these

programs and hope

ihc biggest frustrations a

o{'

I

had

my residents attended. One of

was spending hours on

the preparation

program, and have only five out of 40 residents attend.

But then, just when

I

thought I'd had

my

fill

of

my job,

the

Jilillii

Slim 111 n

.Kiiiv j (iDsiiT

about S

1

1>

\«aiiiiiss

lui hli

iiiiiri

.

As an R \. Nelson lri«l lo lift rcsidt-nls" spirits with |)lanne(l activitifs :iiKid;iiU ..-i„niln...ssM..<x.-.,i>tMinin!i!(>kfs:)n(ltli(.n!'lifsf,.r(h»-<lyv.

good things I'd get a

started to happen.

card slipped under

my

door thanking

me

for "being

awesome RA." I'd hear someone on my floor about how much they liked me. I'd be selected by the such an

m>

hall

tt)

attend an awards banquet for

the best thing of all

I

talking staff in

my programming. And

would walk down the hall during

the

day

and hear people laughing and talking and watch them become involved.

Most of them were scared freshman when they came

U)

me. and now they had grown

to

be strong campus leaders.

may have been frustrated with the endless questions of whom to call when the computer was broken, and I may have wanted lo scream when got that 3 a.m. phone call So even though

I

I

asking

me to unlock someone's door. wouldn'

experience as an

and

I

loved what

I

RA in for anything. I

I

t

have traded in

my

was a Resident Assistant

did.

.Sicphanie McCloud Chad McCollcslcr Dustin McCollum Alan McCrav .Sara McCrav MichL-llc McDancI Mcyan McFarland .Su/ctlL-

McHali;

Mclmo.sh Chalcnc .\lcJunkin C.aylc

R.ichc!

McKcown

McKniahl TraMsMil.ain ,\nianda McManigal .Icnilcr

Knslcn McMunry TlKTL'sa McNariiar Slaic.'\

McWilllams

SiKil.i \lcllord

Cr\sial Mck-hcr .StcNoii Mcllini;

Bcck> Mclloir ,-\manda

Mcndon

Jason .Mcnefcc

Andrea Merino

Jennie Nelson

307


Hopes of fame and forfyic oIK wood came to Maryvillc

M> Mike Johnson hen an iiKicpciidcnl -film

vv

crew reeled into town. For Northwest

inirodiielion

^^^^^^^^

lo

Hardin,

siiideni ("liel

and ser\ed as e\eculi\c iirodiker.

aclcil

ihc'

niakini;

lihii

and

Hardin and Chris MeDonakl. were

one da\ w hen

ilie\

and thought ahoul "how

iiuaraiiUHMl a

make

to

'1

,"

w

CIhm

hile

the tlhn.

"The

piil llic

iiuicii

In Iront

siiiing

10 insure the

ilien

fornimg

conipan\

film to make," Hardin

"The equipment and film cost

needed public. in

lo

a lot in

to enter

ii

a distributor

market and gel the film out

was

to the

McDonald and Hardin hoped lo do this festivals. They had taken

independent tllm

the film lo Independent Feature Film

"All

money bs

a

general."

by entering the film

and hoped

w hich

investmenis.

For the tilm lomake niones.

,„.^^„^^_

directed

in the film

"The Outside World."

was an expensive

"It

said.

:hool

of the camera and behind the scenes as

finding investors and

builder.

LE R-II

would be"

lun a

executive producer, Hardin raised the

j>erfecl resiiinn-

and

idea together

McDonald wrote and

Hardin took the lead role

w.is e\entually called.

poleniial

a

sie]iping-olT pt)inl lo hiiisier things.

talking

coupir

who

lihn ser\ed as an

in

Market festival

in

New York

.Sundance Film Festival in Sail Lake Cil\

took lo be called an independent film was not lo be

it

guaranteed distribution," Hardin said. "There was a

lot

of freedom

iiulependent films to his credit. Ilardin was becoininj; accusIii01>.>l

because the studios didn"l have their money invested

it

U,

l...in<.

ill

a need to protect their investment by adding characters or what-

"The film was a all

If the

mo\

ie

proved

to

be a success.

the

freedom

"We'd have been guaranteed

Kimbcrly Merrill Janollc Merrioii

Jacob Mcrvinc Heidi Met/. Kari Meyer Keri Meyer Slelanie Meyer Scott Michael

Andrea Miller Beckv Miller Brenda Miller Eric Miller Jamie Miller Jennilcr Miller Kerry Miller Melissa Miller

Samantha Miller Venita Millhouser Nicolle

Mindrup

Chad Minor Aniher

.Mitchell

Jennifer .Mitchell

Jonathan Mixson Hiroki Mivatake

Undergraduates

to

McDonald and Hardin

make more

fV.iiit

III..

,it

,

ini^.i'.i

or feel

ever."

would have been given

308

in

films.

a couple of films," Hardin said.

perfect

of our careers.

from

this,

I

knew

resume builder, I

ll

would have helped

wouldn't have gotten a starring role

no mailer how successful the film became."

With visions of stardom dancing one step closer

to the

in his

head, Hardin was

Hollywood dream of fame and

fortune.


Michael Muhrhauscr Rachel Miililor l.ynn MolDncy Kelly Moiincy

Rebecca Moore Troy Moore Lisa Moran Kil Miirjian

Chrislopher Morris

Amy

Morrison

Chad Morion Jacob Moss Gregory Movie Gregory Mullins Stacie

Mumm

Sara Muntlorl

Corey Murphy

Mark Murphy Michelle Miirphv Heidi Murry Heather Namannv

Kevin Neely Jenniler Nelson

Dianna Nelh Jill

Newland

Sean Newton

Ai-Wah Ng Melissa Nichols Jenniler Nicholson Jodi Nielsen

Paul Nielson

Healher Nienieyer Erika Niermeyer

Mindy Noel Healher Noland

Noonan

Christv

Teresa Nopoulos Julie Norlcn Sarah Norris Reinhard Nosslinger

Anna Nolhsline Kellv Nuss

Dave

Nuttall

Megan CrBovle Kerry O'Kecte Tina O'Neal Maggie (T Riley Jason Odegaard Jason Olenhouse Nicholas Olmedo

John Olson ^ukl Osawa

Todd

(

)slerhoul

Slc\cn Ollniann Ari.nOltu

Thaddeus )i/enberger (

Derek Ov\en Lisa Jet'l

Owen Owen

Michelle Pace Amy Paige

Sonny Painter Todd Palmer lulee Pallani

Coie\ Parks Sarah Paitlow iiidic Pallon Loii Pallon 1

Shannon Paulsen Jennifer Pearson

Chris Peasley

Tammy

Peden

Sarah Pelkey Rebecca Pendleton Lara Peppers Marccllina Perez Dave Perkins Rich Pereksla Tamara Pcrnice

Amber

PeiT\

Chet Hardin

309


Tisha Ptlcrman

Bcck> Peters Julie Pelersen Mitchell Peterson Sabrina Peterson Krisli Pfister

Alison

Pliilip|ii

Gregory Phipps Barrv Piali Craig Piburn Corbin Pieree Jaime Pierce Leonard Pittala Jennifer Pittrich

Amanda

Pitts

Shannon Placke

Monica Plummer Stacy Plummer Br\an Pokhurst Sarah Ponak Matt Porter Susan Porterlleld Corey Potts Heather Potts

Amanda

Praiswater

Benjamin Prell Kendra Price Chera Prideaux Kelli Prim Stephanie Puricelli

Kenneth Purxis,

111

Tiffany Quillcn

Ted Quinlin Christopher Railsback Michael Rains Katherinc Ramirez Carra Ramsey Julia

Randolph

Angelica Rangcl Karen Ranicrc Carla Rapp Josh Rardin Beth Rasa Rita Rasch

Corie Rasmusscn Lonelle Ralhic Harold Ra\ Patrick

Redd

Suzette Rccd

Emily Reese

Greg Reichart Carrie Reilenrath Kalh\ Reisncr

Rohm

Rcilcr

Kimherly Reilsma

Amanda Renkcn Slelanie Rentie

Rene Rculher Jennifer Reynolds

Tamara Rhodus Rebecca Rice Retisha Richters Kimberley Riddle Marylynn Rider

Meggan Riggan Heather Rihner Christina Riley

Melanie

Rimmer

Jill

Roasa

Jennifer Robbins Kali Roberts

Matt Robinson Leslye Rogers Sara Rogers Jennifer Rosborough

Michelle Roseman Jessica Ross

Nicole Rucckcrt Jennifer Rule

Kimberlv Ruse

310

Undergraduates


WorK

Humiliated Literary

By Angela Wheeler riier's

Tonnics had already published his a collection ..I

Mac

block did not alTccl one Northwest student. first

book, "Illumined Black,"

olshori science fiction stories, by his sophonmrc

•.

<.-Ar

colle-je.

I'onnies submitted short stories to an environ-

"*"—"

mental awareness literary magazine. Next I'lhisc.

produced by Baker and Taylor Publish-

ing. Alter printing

some of

his short stories.

iia

Baker and Taylor ottered Tonnics the opportunity to publish a collection which he readily

thai

"

oiiirht

the

accepted.

"llluinmed Black" helped Tonnics pay for uiiiion "li

was really exciting that people bought the

book," Tonnies said.

knew bought and so

when people

1

was so exciting

someone

my

work.

I

""I

that

people

\v;t>

I

e\en more know bought it. It

liked the book, but

didn't even

to get a mail

didn"t even I

was happy

know

message from

that said they

loved

wondered who were these people?"

Despite the lack of financial security ing,

!iie? said.

and allowed him more time tor writing.

Tonnies hoped

to

lik<'(i

in writ-

^]i

be successful enough to

didn't

I

pursue

it

as a career.

"That would ha\e been the ideal

Tonnics said.

Photo by Chris Tucker \\ hile listtninsi

Mac Tonnics

li>

the

hand Trouble

in

Mind plav at Cafe Karm.i

writes a potni. Tcinnics had his bwik. "Illumlnid

Black,''" piiblishwl

by his sophoinDrc vcar b\ Baker and Taylor

inay not ha\ e been feasible, but

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was my goal."" With a love of writing and a published book to Tonnies" dreams of acceptance seemed closer than that

mares of

Publishin".

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situation,""

his credit,

the night-

rejections.

BLTnadollc Russ

.Amanda R\an Carl

I

R\holt

KL-ith RVdhcrg Shauna Sandau

Caroline Sanders Louis Sanders

Rosemarie Saragusa

Dwayne

Saucier

Slacie Saunders Janelta Scales

Marcclla Schaeffer Lynelte SctialTner Lisa Sctianel

Timothy Sctiendel Craig Sctiieher

fl

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Shane Shillerberg Jacqueline Schimmel Michelle Schirm Julie Schmiller Jill .Schnack

Su/y Schnecldolh

Max

Schneider

Paulelie Schoessler

S.im Schollen

Milch Schoppman Jamie Schroeder Kalhry n Schroepl'er Lara .Schulenberg

Susan Schuiz Nathan Schwantes Natalie Schwartz

Mac Tonnies

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la^sc^

lioiiK'\\\)ik

Ward and Annelle

Jcnnilcr

fire

Bac;

were usually niDrc ihan cnoui;h u

keep any sludcnl busy, hut for John Eiscnhauor. ihcrc u as anrnhLaspcci of his |Usl

"l

while

life

lell

II

was

Norlhwesi-fijihiins:

al

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w.iiiIlhI lo

1

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fires.

do

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the peci|ile

iMsenhauei \iilunleei

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ihe ecin â&#x20AC;˘

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knowing

iii

liieliL'hler.

.

was

ihal il'sonieone

m

liouhle,

w

a

eoiih

I

help ihem oul."

Allhousih

was

it

missed elasses due

lusenhauer

intrei.pieni.

lo his exlraeurrieular aeli\-

Eisenh; "Onee

was

I

called out of an eight o'eloek

elass." Eisenhauer said.

elass

mIu'ii

lo

if

when

il

weni

oil.

"My beeper w oke up the ami then

I

left

and went

work." His beeper had various tones and whistles thai

alerted it

him

was a "I

to the type of

fire,

hoped that

my instructor would have under-

stood the reason I

guessed

enough

that

would ha\e been

situation

I

emergencies whether

car accident or first-aid incident.

I

left,"

my

Eisenhauer said. "If not,

loss, if (the call)

would have gone ahead and

"(My

me

in

in

I

did.

As anyone

me

else

would

to get hurl or

anything," Ei.senhauer said. to

Mary\ille

al the

1990 and v\as considered a good

when he arrived. He had been a member of the Maryville department for almost a year

end of

199.").

There were three full-lime members of the Maryville Fire

Shflly .Schwcliach

Amy

.Scolcs

Andrew

.Scoll

Angela Scoll Diana .Scoll Krisli Seek Juslin Seelcel

Charles Sceiin

Braylon Sehnerl Ca.sey Seit/

David Senipek Veronica Shanks Erika Sliarp Chrisly Shan-

Terah .Shearer Nalalie Shepard Krislv Sheppard

KclK Shendan Sarah Shields Slaci Shipley

Genevieve Shoekley Nalhaniel Shricves Nalalie Shuler ChrisUipher Shull

312

Undergraduates

rest

.or M;ir\\ill

i

of fires during the year kept b^Lscnhauer

ofthr rlfpartnuMit busy.

and the

as public safel\ olticers

rest

was

Milunteer.

people

who

ihoughl about inhers

first

and

tried to help

ihem

oul.

Eisenhauer also worked in

prospect for the firefighling job

volunteer

and the

worksasa

;\ slriiis;

Kisenhauer said lirelighlers should have been helping-type

what

have been, they were concerned and didn't want

He moved

Safety.

Department as well

left,"

be a volunteer.

family) backed

l*ul)lic

was a big

His family was also supportive of his work and backed him his decision to

.lohn I'.isi'uhauer

operator and was a his

job because liked

"The

at

Northwest's

fire plant as

a boiler

member of Sigma Tau Gamma. He enjoyed to help people.

feeling of helping out

somebod\

Ihey couldn't help themselves out but

of the job)." Eisenhauer said.

I

m

a siuialion

could w as i

ilie

where

besl part


Amy

Shull Sharla Sicvcrs Callic Silvcy Jcnnilcr Simler Tricia Siinons Phillip

Simpson

Chrislina Sims Carrie Sindclar

Michael Skinner TilTanie Sly

Amy

Smith Andrea Smith Brian Smith Clinton Smith Eric Smith Garrick Smith Jeffrey Smith

Jeremy Smith Mark Smith Monica Smith Samuel Smith Sara Smith Trov Smotherman Michelle Sneil

Brooke Snodderley Kimberly Snodgrass Lori Snodgrass

Kara Spalding Carson Spcgal Allison Spencer Micheal Spicer

Amy

Staake

Aaron Stanley Farrah Staples

Cynthia Starkehaum Kelli Starnes

Bonnie Steen Dawn Stephens Kathe Stewart Kurtis Stewart

Devin Stickel Stephen Stiglic Carrie Sliver Hillarv Stone JoNeli Stone Travis Stott

Timothy Stout Dorothy Stowell

Chanal Strandburg

Vanncsa Slrope Brian Sturm Jennifer Sullivan Jeremy Sullivan

Sherry Sullivan Christopher Suski Stephanie Sutton

Courtney Swearingen Matthew Swisher Terrv Syhert Casey Sylvester Christina S/landa Kenneth Talley

Malhew Tapp Connie Jean Tate

Renee Tate

Anne Taylor Indyia Taylor

Waltedda Taylor Aimee Teschner Lesley Thacker Angela Thaden Carly

Thomas

Jenny Thomas

Thomas Thomeczek Thompson Lisa Amy Thomburg Kristi

Eric

Jennifer Thomhill Alison Thornton

MikeTibbens

Alh.

John Eisenhauer

''313


Jancl Ticmcv Jen Ticrncy

Mary Tillman Michael Tipton Bclhany Tison Brilcy Tonilinson Phil Tompkins

Mac Tonnics Shannon

Torti

Richard Tolh IJ Trausch

Da\

Christina Trosi Tricia Trusly Christopher Tucker Robert Tutt

Wayland Vacek

Van Cooien Jenny Van Dyke Beth Vande'rau

Jennifer

Amy Vander Veen Andy Venn Lea Ann Vetter Grtg Villegas Justin Vincent

Tondce Voortman Chad Vortherms Kristy

Wagaman

Jamie Waier Krislolor Walhum Olivia Waldhiliig

Amy

Waldron

Dennis Wall Josh Wall Gracie Wallace Kara Walsh Sarah Wanninszer Hcalher Ward Melissa Wardnp

Jayme

\\ arren

Devin Warrington Cara Weber Mark Wcaner Cristelyn Wehrle Jennifer Weipert

Clare Welch Eric Wells Jennifer Wells Larissa Wells

Kevin Wesack

James Wesley Cindv Weslphalen Jessica

Whalev

Tim Whcek-r Whipp Keely Whipp

Jennifer

Jeremy White Kristy White Lauren White Brad Whitlord Marcus Whiluorth Angela Wiederholt

Wiederslcin Sarah Wieland

Kristi

Kristina Wilburn

Aimee Wilkc Sarah Wilkerson

Amy W illers Bridget Williams

Cara Williams Jaimee Williams Jill Williams Jodell Williams Melissa Williams Sabrina Williams Tyler Williams

Wendy Wilmes Angela Wilson Scott Wilson Tracy Wilson Kathleen Winiihan

314*-

Undergraduates

i^}MU4^ยงM


Northwest

Rcprcsciitiig

By Michelle Murphy lu-i

ImishmL: her leinis as

and

a stale representative

working alongside with Gov. Mel Carnahan as Director of Legislative AITairs,

Beth M. Wheeler joined Northwest as Director of

Comnuinity Relations. She replaced Roherl M. Henry, Puhlic Relations OITicer,

who

26 years with Northwest.

retired after

Before coming to Northwest. Wheeler served as Third District .State

Representative lor three counties for three terms from

9X7

1

through 1992.

"Northwest had

terrific

a

reputation for

progress and nn)ti\ation which was great."

Wheeler Northw

said.

est

u

"I

thought the quality effort

as exciting

at

and positive and was one

of the things that had attracted me.

I

had

»^

')e

here

at

gt)tten

acquainted with (University) President Hubbard

when

I

was

in the legislature,

and

I

was always

impressed with his vision and productivity. Basically.

Hubbard was

part of the aura for

me.

my

original contact."

Overall.

ward "I

to

was very pleased

Wheeler

Whtclcr

niijls

for the lU'arcals at a basKittjail ^auit.

Wlui'ler served as Direclor of iii|[;Bol)Hi'iir)'

said she

said. "I

was looking

for-

fat- lilt V

a part of Northwest. to

be here

at

Northwest,"

and helping

was looking forward to meeting

»'

students and faculty and helping anybody."

Photo by Chris Tucker lii-lli

Wheeler

becoming

I

.ejiislative

Affairs

l)i-f<)rt;

riplac-

as Director of Community Rflaf ions at North wi-st.

Wheeler's experience as a representative for

^^^""^^^^^^

the people gave her confidence that she could

serve as repre.sentative for Northwest Travis Winlcr

Mark Wise Randy Wistion Ruth Ann Wolf Angela Wonderly Jody Wood Erin Woodhiirn Angela Wooden F.rie

Wooduard

Slaeij Worley

Worlmann Wo/n\ Robbvn Wriiihl Sally

Carrie

Ryan'Wyllie' l.oretla .\u

Toru Yamauehl

Shanna Yamniu Yasuhiro Yano Yarkasky

.Sarah

Manabu Yatabe BaharYildi/

Amber Young Sarah Young Tiffany Young

Rebeeea Youngs Toni Zaner Sue-ann Zeiuer Lewis Zeiler Slephanie Zeilslra

Randolph Zeiler Shad Zion Joseph Dustin Zook

Beth Wheeler

315


1

232

Beta Beta Beta

B Abbott.

AbÂŤr.

259 296 296

Jana

Reneu

Babaloa. Soji 162 Baca. Anne 246 Bacchi. Tammy 241 Bach. Seth 297

Pam 296

Achentrop. Robert 260 Ackerman. Dallas 296

Ackman. Leslie. 23 Adams. Kattierine 296 Adams. Kimberty 151. Adams. Patty 259 Adams. Steve 249 Aebersold.

Amy

Bachman,

Amy

Brill,

Bigelow, Mark

267, 297

279 Agriculture Ambassadors 227 Agriculture Club 226. 227 Agriculture Council 228 Agronomy Club 228 AhiskalHjglu. Emrah 279 Ainge. Heattier 297 Akalan. Gulsen 26. 58 Akehurst. Josh 297 Akers. Michael 297

Gemma

Baker.

Baldwin. Kerry

Allen.

Ballew.

C K

102, 104 Chnsty 297 Cory 288

Bamcord,

231. 267. 297

Allen. Eileen

Allen.

277 297 245 Michele 242 Scott 183, 293 Treva 288

Jason

Allen. Allen.

163.227.261.297

Barnes. Dustin

261 Barnes. Janet 164 Barnes, Jennee 228. 239. 276 Barnes, Shannon 254

Allen. Lisa

Allen.

Kris

Barnes. Albert Barnes. Angela

Allen. Emilie

Barnes, Taylor

198,

James

208

Barnett. Natalie

261

Allyn.

274 Barratt, Chnstena 289 Barratt, Tena 268 Barron, Brooke 297Barry, Bartels, Andrea 297 Bartels, Brooke 240 Bartlett, Erin 289 Bartlett. Jenniler 257

Alliance ol Black Collegians

270. 271

Barnett,

Andy 173. 255 Tim 297 Alpha Chi 228. 229 Alpha Gamma Rho 174.254

Mu Gamma Psi Omega

153. 170.

150.

Alpha Tau Alpha Alsup.

271 271

Sigma Alpha 3.

Damon

171. 174, 175,

255

231

287 288

Alsup, Marcia

Alsup, Richard

Aschentrop, Robert Ashaiba. Mohamed

261 227 Ashemtrop, Mary 281 Ashley Jim 35. 255

231.245.297 Computing Machinery Amanda 263 Ash 125 for

316

Joe Sara

.

Bearcat Cheerleading 1 72 Bearcat Steppers 1 1 Bearcat Sweethearts 281

Beck, Traci

237

261

Beckman, Dan 254 Beebe. Suzanne 297 Beekman. Jennifer 227, 229. 245. 265. 267. 277. 287. 297

Beemer, Johnna

58, 227, 277,

Begemann, Doug Behrens, Jennie

249 287 239. 252. 267

Contemporary Traditions

297

254 257. 297

259 Beissenherz. Jason 227. 228. 254 Belcher. Janice 289 Bell. Amy 263 Bell. Lisa 55. 297 Bell. Pamela 265. 297 Benda, Josh 237, 297 Beisel, Michele

Bennett,

249,261,289 Deanna 239,281,289 Nate 227 Rebecca 24, 250,251, 257, 289

Benoba, Josh 237 Benson, Joel 54 Benson, John 289

88 Bentz. William 297 Berdine, Carissa 297 Berdine. Derek 275 Serge, Rebecca 297 Bergeme. Renee 229 Bermudez. Brant 287 Bernard. Brandon 60 Best. Gwendolyn 275. 297 Bensyl. Stacia

Borino. Melisa

Born, Michael

Brown. Brandon Brown. Brenda 289 Brown. Brian 227. 254 Brown. Charlie 79 Brown, Harold 102 Brown, Jennifer 225, 298 Brown, Melanie 237, 277, 279, 289 Brown. Rob 242 Brown. Ryan 89 Brown. Tanya 245 Browning. Charissa 263. 289 Browning. Jeremy 255. 277. 279 Browning. Karen 240. 249. 268. 289 Browning. Sharon 96 Browning, Steven 227 Brueck, Theresa 298 Brunk, Matthew

246, 274, 289 Bruntmeyer, Jenny 298 Bruntmeyer. Regina 85. 93, 242, 252, 289 Buchan, Kimberly 298

Buckner, LeVan

129, 271

259 Buhman, Brian 235, 289 Buhrmeister. Cody 205, 287 Buhrmester, Vanessa 261, 298 Bullock, Christina 249, 298 Bunch, Amy 298 Bunner, John 237 Surge. April 252 Burgert, Casey 275, 298 Burgess, Kimberly 261,298 Burke, Mike 298 Burkhart, Jacque 207 Burner, Andrea 298 Burnison, Amy 231, 289 Burns, Matthew 298 Burnworth, Frances 298 Burns, Rebecca 227 Burroughs, Julie 259 Budt, Michelle

Tamara

298 100, 246 298 Butler, Karen 298 Butler, Rebekah 255, 289 Butler, Sarah 239, 252, 274 Butnck, Jeremy 237,289 Butter, Sarah 289 Burner. Amanda 249, 298 Byrnes, Tom 298 Butcher,

Buterbaugh, Kevin

Butler, Jeff

240

215,297

Borgstadt, Lindsey

298 298 233 69

Bush, Betty 81 Bush, Robert 89

233

Boone, Lisa 239, 289 Booram, Debra 231 Booth, Derreck 273 Booth, Yuri

Sarah

Broughton. John Brown. Amanda

297 255

Born, Stacy 255. 259, 289 Matthew 92 Bosley Brian 255 Bottortf, Joyce 249, 268 Bouas, Jean 81 Bosisio.

297 33 Bowen, Valerie 274 Bowers Schullz, Patricia 80 Bowles, CliHord 255 Bowling, Mike 240, 249 Bowman, Angel 227 Bowman, Billie 263, 289 Bowman, Christina 233 Bowman, Michael 255 Boyd, Amy 297 Boyd, Roberta 82 Boyer, Jason 273 Brachlel, Matt 8, 227 B.adell, Summer 297 Bradley Gary 246, 268, 289 Bradley Jeff 98 Bradley Shane 273, 274 Brand, Brandon 297 Brand, Karen 245, 297 Bovick, Katie

277 257

Becker, Malt

Bonsignore, Matt

90 44

Bourner. Tamara

96

Shawn

Beck, Andy

Bennett,

231

261 Aubuchon, Chnstine 289 Audsley Barry 255. 297

Azdell.

104

275, 277, 279, 297 297 Bales. Rebekah 297 Banerson. Jason 31, 242, 254, 257 Baudino. Frank 96 Bayer. Christopher 297 Bayliss, Andree 81 Bayne. Angela 245. 261 297 Baysinger. Mitch 242. 252 Beane. Tacia 82. 259

Bennett,

Atkins. Bryce

Auxier.

279

Benedetti, Tina

Askren. Michael

Austin. Julie

Barut. Nilgun

Bechtol.

297 ,

227, 242. 259. 297

Beasley Jim

22

Kristin

Boldon, Margo

Boldy Monique 297 Boley Kimberly 1 1 263, 297 Bollinger, Becky 259 Bonderer, Kaihy 242

Basurto. Terry

.

Atkins.

263, 297

Basoglu, Tuiku

,

Atkins.

Bohnenkamp, Brigit

Barton, Carol Baskett, Sara

205, 215, 286, 287

All. Richard 263 American Marketing Association 231 Amys. PJ 233. 259. 261. 279 Anderson. Brad 257 Anderson, Kimberly 227. 259, 281 297 Anderson. Molly 297 Anderson. Tammy 27 Anderson. Victoria 250. 273. 297 Andes. Sandra 297 Andreasen. Bnan 255 Andrews. Chris 297 Andrews, Trent 297 Angerer. David 92 Antes. Debra 233. 239. 250. 288 Antone, Jeanette 297 Appleman. Julie 246. 288 Archdekm. Lynette 261 297 Archer. Adnan 227 Argo. Jennifer 249. 268. 277. 289 Ang. Mete 279 Armiger. Chris 228. 245. 271 Armstrong, Michael 23. 297 Arnall. Katie 263 Arndorfer, Kim 257 Arseneau, Emily 297 Art Education Club 66, 230. 231 Anz. Amy 289 Asby Christopher 233. 259 Aschentrop, Mary 259. 281

Association

Boehner, Brooke 20, 259, 263, 289 Boggess, Jennifer 289 Bohlken, Robert 58, 90

Bamhill, BrenI

Kappa Alpha 271 Kappa Lambda 152. 224, 255

257. 297

Bobo, Dr Bill 121 Bockover. Nichole 259. 297 Bode. Jonathan 297 Boeckman, Melinda 275, 289 Boehm, Melissa 245, 268

199

Alloway.

Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha Alpha

267

168, 265,

297 297 255

Barncord, Jeff

Amy Angela

Bliss. Brian

242. 252

Barlage. Tresa

277 297

200, 287

Blessing. Stewart

Balm. Michael 114, 208. 281 Bankson. John 231.235.289 Baptist Student Union 273 Barbosa. Marissa 257 Barboza. Bobbie 246. 277. 289 Barcus. Aleesha 268. 297 Barker. Derrick

231

231. 263. 289 254 277 Blizzard. Andrea 1 1 Blocker. Jenny 246 Blodgett. Jason 231. 263 Blondin. Chris 287 Bloom. Traci 228 Blowers. Andy 277 Blue Key 233 Blum. Cheryl 277 Blum. Ryan 242. 246. 261 Blum, Stacy 99, 277 Blunk, Chns 227, 289 Blunt, Shan 274, 289 Bobmeyer. Julie 297 Bleich.

96

297

John

263

Blatny Justin 257, 281, 297 Blaue, Ryan 245, 289 Blazek.

297

80. 267.

187

Cane

267, 298

232, 233, 277

Brooks, Steve

Brothers. Elizabeth

297

Biasing, Tony

227, 250. 297

Ballantyne. Edwin

Allen.

Blanchel.

38, 268, 298, 304

Brod, Daniel Brosi,

228, 242, 259, 297

Blanks, Matthew

Balcazar-Martine. Leslie 232. 246, 289 Baldridge. Rachael 257

54 Mayela 257 288 Aldrklge. Jenniler 297 Aleksiak. Miranda 267, 297 Alexander, Corey 219 Alexander, Sarah 225. 261, 268, 297 Allord Kevin 219 Alford, Melody 233, 250 Allen. Amy 111, 281, 287

231, 297

Black, Kaela

Tommy

289

298

Jodl

Brockmann, Benjamin

102

254 297

Blame, Troy Blair, David

231

Amanda

Brock, Scott

261, 281

Blackburn, Amie

231. 275. 289

Britt.

Black, Jennifer Black,

261. 267. 297 Bakir. Nesrin 275. 279. 297

James

Briseno,

297

Black, David

Baker. Matt

Baldwin, Jodi

Chns

Michelle

Bishop, Michael

297

Baker. Jenniler

Aldrete.

Allen,

Birt,

259

Tara

Bnnker, Justin

96

Birkenholz, Cheryl

174

Baker. Frank

Alatorro. Eric

Aldrich.

Binning,

Bailey.

Aganoglu. Yuce

274, 277

Thomas

Bingham, Albert 297 Bingham, Danny 281,287

39

Susan 231. 289 Bair. Jenny 297 Baker. Diane 289

288

57. 233.

38.

17

Bicktord-Smith.

Suzan

Billesbach,

Bade. Gerry 235 Bader. Heather 61. 297 Bahrenburg. Grog 227, 254 Baier, Stacy 273, 289 Bailey Clill 227 Bailey Sharlet 297

261.281

167.

Oliver

16,

Bridgeman, Amanda 298 Brier, Cathy 231, 235, 249, 267, 268, 289

Beyer.

Abefer. Jennrter Abild.

267

Brickhouse, Darl

297 228. 239

Bevington. Beth '

Amanda

Brichta,

289

Bevor, Jo

C-Menc

232, 233

298

Cadwell, Joy

Calhoon, Karin 288 Callahan, Tara 57 Camp. David 148 Campbell, Cathleen 233. 252. 298 Campbell, Enn 298 Campbell, Jeremy 257 Campbell, Misty 298 Campbell. Sanna 298

Brechbiel,

Camper, Jill 298 Campus Activity Programmers 148, 273 Cannon, Jill 298 Cannon, Toby 231, 255 Canpabasa, Anthony 173 Cappel, Tim 298 Capps, Philip 277, 289 Capulo, Julie 202 Caputo, Lucy 202, 203, 237, 259, 287 Cardinal Key 233 Carhill, Sarah 263, 298 Carino, Ted 287 Carlson, Anne 263 Carlson, Brendon 298 Carmichael, LeAnne 298 Carmichea, Bruce 289

Brechl. Jeff

Carneal,

Brandon-Falcone, Dr â&#x20AC;&#x17E;bnice

81

287

Brandt, Kelly

Brann, Rhiannon 298 Brannen. Deborah 245, 250. 298

Branscum. Tonya Branstetter. Shelly

Branl, Keith

298 289

235

298 Tim 273. 298 255 Breen. Matthew 249 Braunschweig, Shelly

Breeze.

Max

Bregenzer, Kathy Brekke,

Ann

Bremner, Ross

95 100 69, 273

255 264

Brenner, Kerry

Cathy

261

94,

Brekke, Jerry

Briar,

289

235,

Tom

168

246 289

Carpenter, Chris Carper, Sarah Carr, Juston Carr.

Sarah

Carrel, Kate

147 263, 298 250. 252. 298

Carrick. Sherry Carrick. Carroll.

Todd John

289 289 98


.

Vter. Billy

Cord. Dennis Cornel, Brian

160. 249.

sleei Crystal Hherall David

261. 277

Meghan

287 BCkoAsKi, Karen 276 235 to. Hsiao k, Sharon 272 Kloupecky. Bill 255 ivalier.

hamas. Marcy

227. 289 228. 239. 252. 277. 289

hamas

244, 281. 289

l^as. Ginger Nettie

hamberlam. Gina 298 InntKrs. Jenniter 231 Endler. Kimtierly 277. 298 ppman. Jarnes 58

Ihpman.

mmy

:

261

Its, irs.

298 298 Tim 262 Bhan 298

Crozier.

Charles

Seaw

165. 273.

246 Tomasz 235 289 Shen 289 97. 255 •et 274 _ ampus House 237 hiotr.^, Annie 83 iak. Jenell

Davis, Davis,

Davis,

32. After

252, 261, 289 237, 276

,da

252 298

ihn

^hn

tarey

HIV after the

4

1990-91

1/2 years of re-

I

17,

"The Close Encounters of

strike

Amy

Ollins

dims Chad Ollins Dana

255 228, 231, 259, 298

Olville, Tricia

298 298 277 237

ombs. Dante

211

Jaime Mark L

Ollins

:olton, Keith

ipuler

anyone."

Swimmer Greg Louganis broke the news of his AIDS infection before the audience of ABC's The four-time Olympic gold medalist announced that he

NaShaa

ir.

Shelly

Society

263

poo"

f

VidtioH BlatMA, 74, ac-

tress

who played Miss

••20/20."

Adelaide in Broadway and

Dolls"

Seoul Olympics when he hit his head on the springboard

War

during preliminaries. 1

Despite efforts of

2-lime

researchers to find a or

member

All-NBA

By MarJ,^

as a

Laker coach

to

remain close

to basketball after his retirement.

HIV spokesman.

Acting as an

_

.

,

_,

M.?lON of

(

AIDS

1995.

in

at

The hard-core

the age of 3

1

San

the medical forefront.

AIDS

patient Jeff

Francisco

sex.

Getty received a baboon bone in less

prominent

marrow

transplant. Called a

baboon

cells

.xe-

nograft, the

Heavyweight boxer, Toinmy Morrison, also announced he had

implanted because of their natu-

lived a fast, permissive

235

lifestyle

and

I

believed that the

chances were slim

Morrison this

said.

'"I

was a disease

to addicts, gays.

I

combat the AIDS However, after several months, tests showed the baboon

ral

that

I

get

it,"

cells

had not grafted. Despite the

ceived over the course of the

happened

year, the spread of the disease

thought

I

was

novelist, "First

65,

Love and

Other Sorrows"

>

9t/a*>UH €. Bu»^e*, 87,

Supreme Court Chief Justice

> SJma.

6u^ 94,

artist

who created cauldron of New York City's "Harlem Renaissance" 4-

^OM CAsvtf, 58, jazz and

world-music trumpeter

¥

MaftctU GUatUMli /»., murderer of

44, convicted

Martin Luther King

Jr.'s

notoriety and publicity .AIDS re-

thought that that

> JaA(Ud B^odAf,

ability to

\irus.

positive.

joAsfiU StotUif, 55,

Pulitzer prize-winning poet

were

positions were no less affected.

HIV

^

"Guys and

star

Eric Wrighr),

founder of N.W.A. died

rapper died

On

AIDS, rap

EAZY-E

Johnson wrote a book about safe

268

Billy 227 OOk Brad 255 «)k Chnstopher 267. 298 Kam 298 ooke Colleen 242. 273. 298 ooke Jennifer 228. 257. 298

the Third Kind" and "Sham-

film versions of

"i

245. 246

Jason

I

1988

tested

Management

iway.

iway.

not.

posi-

Other athletes

94 259, 298

was

1

HIV

First-Team, served

Amy 298

Gary

Ollings

3><uMd Ba^elma**, 73,

tive during the

of the

oteman, Calandra 255, 289 Oleman. Melanie 231,263.298 211 lotenburg, Tony derick, Sleven 289 ollantes, Jennifer 39 oltege Republicans 233 183 ollett Tim ollic Shawn 28. 29 'cllingham.

^

had been

nine-time

255 295

Men"

and "A Thousand Clowns"

tures in the 70s, hits included

NBA All-Star and a

ody Susan 2 oen, Scott 298 Christopher

Greg

"All the President's

Johnson returned to the NBA Jan. 30. 1996 when

Johnson, a

259, 289 298 273

ih

"Breakfast at Tiffany's,"

was

riors.

.nise

debut in

never so sorry. This disease did not have a favorite color. It could

bulletproof.

Abby

his Tilm

tirement. Earvin "Magic"'

Golden Staled

298

274 loud Tonya 298

trio

"On the Waterfront," also in

254 259 Dawn 225 Diann 216,217,281,300 Gina 259 257. 300 Holly Mary 300

the Lakers played the

231 261

line, Jenniter

national headlines.

once again be wearing number

83 255 246,261. 298

i.on

:ole,

Davis.

season, announced that he would

239. 298

ca ssa

HIV made

posilivc^o

166.

liver,

Davis,

261 239, 289

Magic Johnson, who left the Los Angeles Lakers after testing

Sara 261 255. 259 isper Jason 76 lallin, Carol A"n 96 lart amin 298

left" in the

Andrews Sisters

who made

Davis, Brandi

AIDS was in the spotlight in 996 when celebrities w iih .AIDS

or

lani,

Andnatiti, 79,

president of Columbia Pic-

1

•-.--helle

MatMf

> Ma^Um. BaUtutL, 76, actor

272. 273

lan. Jennifer

rah

"The one on the

Davis. Beth

Crumpacker, John 299 77 Crutcher, Chns

lielewski.

iinf.

Davies,

"The

Yanltees"

James 240, 299 Ryan 300

Oavies,

sucli hits as

Pajama Game" and "Damn

Davidson, Jennifer 273. 274. 299 Davies. Emily 265. 279. 299

102

Alex

ducer or

242 299 242 Daniels, Jenniler Danielson. Curl 289 Danker. Paul 299 299 Darling, Laura 148 Darnell. Mark 233, 277 Darnell. Neil 299 Dan/ille, Moana DAttoma, Alyson 87, 257 Daughenbaugh, Darren 299 Davenport, Tracy 238. 299 Davens, Christopher 33 Davidson, James 209

Daniels, Jami

299

Amy

227 250

Dalrymple, Greg

289

ise Student Association

'•

Dallas. Khsti

81

Crowson. Jym

Shawn

llx.

Oaiber. Mari

177, 299 Cremeens. Amber 281 237 Criles, Katie Crook. Brian 240 Crook, Cynthia 259, 299

Crowley, JeH

273

niAipria

wright, director and pro-

200, 261. 287 Crouch, Dana 249, 299 Crouse, Lisa 289 Crowe, Aaron 299

298

ri

Qmo*f» AUoU, 107, play-

4-

259 298 298 Cowden, Scott 255 Cowley. Rachael 298 Cox. Brian 287. 298 Cox. Dara 274. 289 Cox, Matthew 299 Cox. Molly 299 Coy Anne 217.299 255 Cralt. Clint Craig. Charles 237 Craven, Stuart 299 Crawford, Brandon 273 Crawford, Corey 289

Crook, Trystan

261

i,on

263

165.

94

289

Crawley. Sharon

263. 298 harles Meredith 274 harley. Nancy 274 harif. Roger .

Dave

Adam

Crawford, Rulh

228. 249. 268. 298

Jill

Cutton.

Courtney. Ryan

Jake 281.287 Sarah 267 Anlhony 146. 298

Kidill

Heather

Cutler,

271. 289

Courier, Scoll

llherall

llron

281

Curtis. Elizabeth

215. 298

Corrado. Ericka Courier.

287 289

BSidy Shern

195 214

Cornelius. Brian

Cottingham. Elizabeth

172. 261

ssidy. Jessica

Cummings, Kristin 160. 239. 265. 299 Cummings. Pam 217.281 Cummings. Stacy 259. 299 Cunningham. Bnan 172. 299 Cunningham. Christina 259. 289 Cunningham, Clay 299

Coppinger. Steve 261 Corbin, Tracy 255

298 265. 267. 298 isey, Robin us Jesse 254 242. 252. 298 ISsell Gene isoy Karen

289

Cullin.Chad 112 Cully Kimberlyn 279. 299

259 25 Cooper. Jeremy 298 Copp. Crystal 289

Coon, Casey Cooney. Tom

Enc

»ter

Cullon. Theresa

Coole. Denise 265. 267. 276. 298 Cooley. Brian 255. 256. 298

273 255 263 242 irlet, Polly 289 Ifler Vanessa Hver Bill 208 Bady Shern 202 Koy Darin 39. 289 MiKe

vroll.

was

still

mother. Alberta

epidemic.

Index

317


225 255

Davis. Nale

Shane

Davis.

Dunlap. Diatra 271.275.300 Dunlap. Michelle 261

Zac 300 Davoll, Enc 287 Davis,

Shannon

Davoll.

*seWe

300 258. 259

Day. Anloineno

Dazolt. Shannon 239 Do Boom.Tim 227. 228. Oe Clue. Slacie 300

Kane

261

Duvall.

277. 300

Sean

Farrow. Jeremy

255

Al^ CUmtUatdi, 96.

4-

define 20th-century photo-

Delia Chi

/f*4c*k CUiHftoH, 76,

•f

174. 231. 257.

151.

153.

Delia

Mu

Delta

Sigma Phi

150.

great Dulie Ellington

4 C<Uu

C^tut, 65, tough-

Delia Zeta 153. 170. 173. 257 DoMclt. Diana 92

Dennehey

187.273,277

Krisly

Dennis, Jennifer

New York City liceman who inspired

po-

the

movie "The French Connec-

Derr,

tion"

of children's books

231, 250

Tom

Alt ^lamiHt^ 70, original M»Ui*t ^HtmUUtt,

52,

original bass singer of the

Temptations

89,

"^«^" ^lM^M^

animator who created

Porky Pig

\___

^ Cva Qaio\, 74, played Lisa Douglas

in

"Green Acres"

94.

Detmer, Carol

83 84 76

Detler, Steve

Dewhirsl,

Roben

Dexter,

Sarah

^•vuf Qancia, 53, lead singer of the Grateful Dead /UaKOHttan QodtuuHt, 45, former premier dancer with 4^

in

and actor

"Witness" 3>iutufHa QaatUi, 31,

-4

123. 204, 205.

215

Dexler,

Shannon

keyboardist of the Canadian

band Skinny Puppy; consid-

87.

100

300 231

Elilrits.

Dickherber, Leslie

275, 276, 287, 300

250,251.257

rock

J^inda Qood4Ha*i, 70, first

Scon

Erbil.

204, 205. 287

Doganguzel, Mural

279 Dohrman, Ben 254 Doll, Devin 300 Donnell, Jennifer 259 Donnelly. Glen 257 Donnelly. William 300 Dorrel.Adam 141,211 Don, Kelly 263. 300

Dowden. Courtney 257. 290 Dovi/ling. Slacy 259 173 300

Drake. Michelle

Chad

Drew, Lori

Dreytus, Mike Driskill,

known

for his

Jason

roles in

"The Lucy Show"

318

^^ Contemporary Traditions

239

300

36

DuH, Stacy 300 Dugan, Andy 254 Duggan, Amy 237, 249. 279. 300 Duke. Jason 255 Duncan. Michele 250. 252. 290

Dunham. Cheryl

Jason 231. 255 Lynn 301 208 Fizette, Nicole 257 Flag Corp 281 Flits,

Fitzgerald,

Fletcher. Flippin.

Foster.

Foster,

265.271.274.300

Shannon

Fox. Kindra

261. 290 279. 301

Frazier, Pal

5

Frear, Jacy 242. 252 Frednckson. Lance 239. 290

227. 261, 290 Freeman, Chns 255 Freeman, Michael 275, 290 French. Kara 2, 301 Frey. Bryan 233 Friedel. Curtis 231.301 Friedman. Andrea 242 Free. Karie

Fneling. Kevin

Cara

Frost,

Fagg, Alicia

227. 242. 254. 301

202

Froelker, Brian

Monica

249 263, 301

Fruchl. Dr Richard

Failer,

102, 154. 155.

290

270

98 Frank. Jody 263 Frank. Tracy 290 Franken Hall 264 Franken Hall Council 265 Franks, Sarah 301 Fraundorfer, Andrea 259 Fraundorter, Dana 259 Frazier II, Sam 275

Fntz,

245, 250

85, 258. 259.

Fox. Steve

281

261 301 Fans. Jennifer 301 Farley. Kristin 301

62 290 301

Matthew

Fowler. Mindi

275, 290

263

301

Fosler-Kamara, Pal Fouike, Daryle 301

216

.finice

227. 254 271, 301

Foster, Michelle

231, 290

Fariborz. Steven

216, 301

LeRon

Foster, Gerald

«

Tricia

Folk, Kristin

Ford. Travis 242, 254 Fordyce, Tracy 228. 235. 239. 245. 301 Forensics Team 236, 237

239. 279. 300

Falcon. Michelle

237

Ford, Stephanie

Amy 273 300 Eunbok Kim, Knstina 268, 269 Eustice, Renala 205, 215. 281. 287. 300 Evans. Amy 275. 300 Evans. Lori 259 Evans. Scott 239. 267 Evans, Tiffani 300 Everly Joey 281, 300 Ewalt, Justin 300 Ewing, Danny 290 Exline, Derik 227 Eychaner, Kayla 255 Ezra. Alealha 300

Fangmann,

287 227. 228. 242. 259. 301

Foley Katie

Ford.

27 300 259 Esdohr, Jamie 300 Essam. Mike 237, 250 Esser. Dennis 279, 290 Esser, Douglas 300

Falcone, Dr

255 204.

Forbes, Bruce

227, 259, 300 Tanya 259 Fairchild, Dr Johanne Vynne Fairholm. Greg 301

301

242. 250. 251. 267 206. 280

Poland. Teresa

Erisman. David

Fabian. Suzi

233. 246. 247. 250. 277 273, 274. 275

Chen

Fogel. Jeff

Ernst, Heidi

Fabian, Susan

Melissa

Stephanie

Ryan

Flynn.

301

66 228. 242. 254

Flynn. Lisa

Erkan. Tartan

Fabian. Jodi 170, 233.

Droegemueller, Adam 182 Droegemueller, Adrian 277 Droegemueller, Chns 170.233 Du Chien. Robert 300

Dudley Monica

and "Here's Lucy"

252, 300

277

Fitzmorris, Malt

287, 300

257

55. 233. 259.

231 Fisher, Stephanie 277, 290 Fisher, Kevin

Ethndge, Mary

Hall 179 Douglass, David 168. 300 Doulhat. Chance 179.245.300

Downey. Rick

Fisher. Christopher

Elhelton.

205. 287, 290 281 Douglas, Clint 290 Douglas, Glenn 231. 300

301

Fisher. Christine

Hakan 279, 300 Okan 300

Elhangatia, Christine

Dosland. Mitch

227. 301

227.231.301

Fisher. Carrie

300

Erbil,

Doetker, Kerry

John 48 Finney Andrea

174

Dix, Joel

234. 235

231

Finn.

88

Dittmer,

Dodson, Christopher 177 Dodson, Tiffany 300

301

Fink. Michelle

300

Erichsen. Sonja

301

Management Association

Financial

274, 275. 290

Dittmer,

Robby 255 Ruby 252. 300 85, 287 Dobbins, Andrae LamonI 300 Dodd, Bill 239 Dodds, Charles 98, 237

255

58.

Donnie

Fields.

267. 300

Ellsworth. Jennifer

English. Heather

301

Jill

Dan Fields. Ben Fiala.

Fletcher, Justin

Enright. Andrea 231 Epp, Carrie 257, 300 Erban, Torlon 279

281

Fewson.

Fletchall,

Ellis.

Jill

259

Fevurly, Tiffany

275 227. 254

Engelke. Jennifer

46, 233, 250. 301

263 Angela 301 Feurer, Mindy 301

Flaherty, Charles

300

Emerson. Sue

121,281,287,301

178 301

Fetters.

Fleak, Chris

242, 252, 274. 300

Amy

Samuel

Flaherty, Malt

Nicole

Elmore, Kevin

Chad

Ferris.

Fette. Jessica

105

Sarah

Elschlager,

Ferns.

Ferry Beth

265. 267

Jennifer

Dressen,

actor best

Mictiael

Elliott,

New York Times

QaU Qvtdtm, 89, comedic

Elliott,

Ellis.

Doyle. Leslie

Ust

Laurislon

Elliolt,

astrology book to scale the best seller

Elliott.

Dickson, Jeffrey

82 300 Nathan 11.22 Dierkens. Eric 235. 263 Dierks, Robert 179 Diggs, Nancy 102 Dillenschneider, Mark 178.255,300 Dillenschneider. Scott 255. 300 Dillinger, Tina 233, 300 Dimmitl, Jenny 300 Dimmitl, Travis 44. 245. 279. 300

Ferree, Donald

300 250

Jennifer

99

98.

Ferguson. Chad 240 Ferguson. Jetf 94 Ferguson. Kelly 228. 255. 268 Ferguson, Todd 210

228. 239. 281

Carrie

Elliott.

Dicks, Danielle

Douglas

wrote "Sun Signs," the

Con

Elliolt.

Dietendorf,

Dotson. Lenetta

ered pioneer of industrial

255

DeYoung, Ron 192, 193 Diamond, Brian 17 Diamond. Michael 295

Dirlam,

the Bolshoi Ballet

279

DeShon, Ron

Dickman, Marcy

Oiadon*

252. 300

Dertbudak, Alper

Detmer. Richard

host of "Jeopardy" 4-

273, 275, 300

Grelchen

Derrington,

MieUasltHiU,65, author

263. 300

300 DePrenger, Dylan 255 DePriesI, Amanda 300 DePriesI, Jennifer 300 Derby, Stephanie 259 Dennis. Kathryn

Derks, Sarah

•f

152. 175, 254.

235

DeMotl. Holly 300 DeMolt. Kaihe 25

talking

Fellon, Richard

Fenn, Cynthia 239. 252. 277 Fentress. Melissa 301

Easterla. David

235

Delia

Delta Tau Alpha

musician and son of jazz

300 242 227 Eaton, Laura 300 Eavenson. Connie 300 Ebbers. Paul 242 Ebers. Emily 257. 300 Eblen, Chris 275 Eblen, Eric 300 Eccles. Ryan 235 Eckerman. Jacob 304 Eckert, Emily 273 Eddy. Casey 227 Ediin, Melissa 290 Edmon, Sonya 270. 271. 300 Edmunds, Molly 267 Edwards, Ginny 257 Edwards, Indira 300 Edwards, Virginia 300 Egeland, Vicki 300 Eggers, Jason 233. 242. 277. 290 Ehlers. Don 277. 279 Ehlers. Marlean 277. 279 Ehlers. Mike 279. 300 Ehly, Sarah 233 Eidson. Kathleen 300 Eisenhauer, John 312 Eiswert, James 228. 229. 250 Elam. Jason 233 Elder. Anna 300 Elfonl. Ruth 300 Elgin. Jessica 279. 290 Easlep. Knstina

225

122

Fellowship ol Christian Athletes 275 Fellowship ol Tower Gaming Society 274. 275 Felol. Kip 287

Eagan. Chhstine

271.300

255 290

Rebecca

Kipp

Feldt.

170. 174, 175, 178.

122. 281

Fearnow. Benjamin Feighert.

255

170.

Autumn

Feaker.

277

228. 231,

DelSignore. Rila

journalism

50 227

Faulkner. Brian

290

Duvall, Stephanie

Deckel. John

photographer who helped

17

Fanhing. Joe Fast. Lora

Tom

DeBiauw.

235. 290

64

Farroll. Virginia

101

Oyer. Alex

257 300 287 Delenbaugh. Aaron 255 Detreece. Tom 225 DeGheldet, Ryan 300 Oehner. Christina 263. 300 Delmege. Mike 300 DeLong. Jennyter 259 DeLong. Sara 235 Deal.

17

Durtoy. Craig

Duro. Julie

Famam, Stacey 231, Farquaar. Ed 105

290

Dunning. Lisa Ouran, Jason

242

138. 228.

Sue

105 88 Fulk. Melissa 302 Fuller. Jennifer 302 Fuller. Larry 302 Fullerton, Dan 261 Fulmer. Dave 46 FruchI, Fry.

Carrol

Fulton, Richard

100.

Funderburg. Kevin

101

302

229


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To make better men, and through them a broader

Amy Burns

:

and

better agriculture

NIkki Huddle

surrounding our members with

Sarah Carper

JeniHust

influences tending to encourage

Colleen

Janlne Kholer

Cummlngs

Angela McNerney

Marcy DIckman

Angela Pfetcher

individual endeavor, resourcefullness and

aggressive effort along lines

Courtney Dowden Alyssa Schrack

by

making

the development of better mental, social,

moral and physical

qualities; to

promote a

Amy Edwards

Lea Schnare

Laura Girard

Maggie Shelley

wider acquaintance and a broader

Kate Harrison

Mandy Stroburg Cammie Sublette

outlook on the part of agricultural

JJ Howard

for

men through fellowship in a national organization that stands for the best social,

mental and moral development.

Index'

,319


1

Gladieux. Jack 255 Glauser. Ty 227. 302

Green. Joy

254 Glosser. Brian 257 257 Glover. Jason Goad. Craig 88 Goade. Dr Megan 146 Gobon. Sheila 249. 290 Godfrey. Joe 255 Godreau. Tasha 205. 287. 290 Goecke. Peter 277 Goede. Megan 242. 302 Goedken. Matt 276. 303

Gregg. Marc

Greer.

Glenn. Brock

281.302 Gahm. GaliU. Chris 92. 93. 242 Galyon, Danan 237. 279 Gamma Theta Upsilon 237 Jennitet

Ganger, Teresa 245. 267. 275. 302 Gann. Healher 302 Gano. Lori 22. 281 Gardner. Dawn 252. 268. 277, 279. 290 Gardner. Miranda 302

Garmak. Burcak 279 Garnet. Terry 24 Garrett. Oavid 290 Garrison. Robin 302 Garnson. Sarah 267 Garton. Travis 237 Gastineau. Michelle Galer.

Enc

24.

259 303 257 Gomez. Andres 231 Gooch. Chnstopher 303 Good, Michael 303 Gordon, George 246 Gordon, Jade 1 Gordon, Jamie 227, 303 Gordon, Ken 110 Gorski, Tittany 303 Gose, Warren 87 Goudge, Beth 83 Goudge, Ted 98 Gould, Shannon 303 Graf, SleHi 202 Grah. Annette 259, 303 Graham, Amos 158 Graham, Mary 158 Graham, Reggie 30. 31 Gralapp, Leah 261 Gramer, Brandon 290

Gaul. Knsline 290 Gazio. Alex 249

Geesey. Gina 23 Gehl. Kara 302 Geiger. Micheal

Geinosky, Chris Geisendorl.

290 9, 242

Came

Geisler, Heidi

248. 249. 277

281

69.261. 302 Geography'Geology 98 Geology Gut) 237 George. Duane 267. 302 Gerken, Ashley 302 Gerstner. Jim 200 Gibson. Andrea 277 Gibson. Jason 238. 302 Geiler, Nicole

186

Gibson-Comella. David Giennann. Khsty 227 Gilbert.

John

231. 267. 275. 303

Grandanette, Frankie Grann, Heather 233

263

Stephanie 302 Gilkison. Melissa 302 Gille. George 102 Gitehrist.

Roger 68. 69 Marcus 98 Gilmour. Tim 79. 156. 157 227. 267. 279. 302 Gilson. Steven 21. 257. 259.

290

Gladbach. Jenmier

302

Griggs, Matt

151

Gnggs,

303

Patricia

Amy

290

37. 217, 249,

303

303

231

279 263

Gucen, Yavuz

Gudenralh, Belh Guenlhner, Amy

Gulbay Adnan

250, 261

279 68

Gulezlan, Michael

88

Gulick, Jim

231

,

Gum, Jennifer 228. 242. Gump. Jeremy 157 Gunay Salah 279 Gundlach. Mandy 259

244. 245. 281. 290

Gustafson, Andrew

Billie

Gutkowski, Mark Gulshall, Byron

173, 261

Halligan, Eric

Hamerlinck, Share

257, 265. 267. 303

227, 242, 303

66

Hamilton, Tara

Hancock, Tammi 265, 303 Haney Courtney 290 Hann, Brandy 205 Hansen, Cynthia 242 Hansen, James 133 Hansen, Nathan 303 Hansen, Rick 83 Hanson, Cindy 252 Hanson, Hayley 217 Hanson, Randy 227 Hanson, Regina 273 Haq, Jibreel 235 Haq, Mahbubul 235, 290 Hardin, Chet 308, 309

290

Tiffany

231,263,303

Hardwick, Jennifer 265. 275. 303 Hardy Anita 277, 290 Hardymanm, Dawn 267, 268. 303 Harkrider, Jennifer

Harpsler,

227, 274

Kelli

Harr, Jenifer Harr, Scott Harr, Sherry

235, 290

255

Harmon, Tim

303 208 228

303

Hamilton, Mackenzie

Hardman,

Guslafson, Trevor 8 Gufhrey Kathryn 303 Guthrie, Michael 255 Gutierrez, Vimara

Haakenson. Amanda 303 Haan, Brandy 205,281,287.303 Haas, Cathy 227. 235. 242. 259 Hacker, Jelfery 303 Halemeister, Laura 265, 275. 303 Haff, Jennifer 303 Hagan, Dr Don 98, 237. 242. 250 Hagan, Lindsay 245. 263 Hager, Angelique 277, 279, 303 Hager, Ryan 231. 303 Haines, Brook 290 Haines, Trevin 261 Hainkel. Crystal 290 Hale, Kayle 261, 303 Hale, Pam 202 Haley Kerry 290 Hall, Elizabeth 287. 303 Hall, Heather 303 21, 281 Hall, Joann Hall, Leslie 290

Harding, Mark

Gunia, Deborah 263, 303 Gunther, Matthew 303

Jo 227 Gray Joshua 261 290 Gray. Julie 263 275 Gray. Ryan Greely, Nancy 78 Green, John 174 Gray.

87 Girdner. Jerry 302

160. 271,

Gubser,

232, 233, 250

Graves, Stephanie

Girard. Linda

303 303

GriHith. April

Gryzwa, Michael

,

Girard. Laura

Amanda

Grillen. Jennifer

Grunert, Tiffany

290 Grant. Sara 303 Grass. Jennifer 303 Graves, Lisa 290

Gillespie,

Gritlen.

Grundman, Rebecca

Grant. Jennifer

Gillen.

303

Grider Aprill

228. 245. 249. 279. 303 Groumoutis. Felitsa 97, 202, 287 Groumoutis, George 97 Groumoutis, Mana 202, 287 Grove, Ken 252, 290 Grub, Susan 264 Gruender, David 249, 268, 290 Gruhn, John 254, 290 Gruhn, Randy 261

Goll. Chris

25

Shena 233. 239. 279 Gross. Andy 30 Greving. Jennifer 303 Grenier.

Grosvenor, Cynthia

268. 276

Kelli

Goil. Nitin

242. 252. 253. 302

Gates. Karen

Greiner. Michael

Golden. Carolyn

Goettemoeller. Darelh

265 303 Gogan, Kevin 148 Gohei. Tsuyoshi 303

302

303 303

Gregory. Jessica

Going. Beth

237. 250. 276

Golonh.

.

.

78

279 Griggs, Suzy 278 Grimm, Scott 151. 255 Grishow, Andrew 242 Gronau. Greg 303 Groom, Anita 261, 303 Grose, Aaron 231, 303 Gross, Cam 259, 303

Goetlemoeller. Adrian

Goettsch. Corry

239. 261 290

GasKjrowski, Lisa

303 255

261

Megan

228, 233, 242, 244, 245, 290 227, 290 238, 290

Harrifeld, Jennifer

Harrington, Janelle

259 290

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Student Body

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Traditions

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Jeremy

Hodges. Steven

Jillian

Hoeralh, Amie

261 303 Karen 263. 290 Marc 303 Todd 303

larri^ IS,

BrenI

303

228, 273, 304 Hotmann, Justin 263 304 Hofstetter, Jeremy Hoge, Nicole 277, 290 Hogel, Karen 207, 281 Hoke. Jason 252. 304 Holcer. Lon 304 Holcombe. Jen 56 Holder. Mark 304 Hollingshead. Jen 259 Holloway Lee 304 Holloway Pat 227. 304 Holman. Amt>er 304 237 Holt. John Holtkamp. Angela 275. 276. 304 Holton. Brandy 261 Holtz. Heather 239 Homan. Beth Ann 279 Honea. Marleen 290 Honken. Connie 90 Honn. Jim 255 Hood. Josh 255. 305 Hooker. Melissa 232. 233. 239

Kristi

263. 279

Hoover. Mick

290

ison. Kalie

296. 297

Chuck

ouii

303

haw. Philomina

Jayme

Ian

239. 263. 290

248 Angela 257 Andrea 303

bnloy. Paul ,nn

Sayaka

' '

133.

275

Benton 303 ,„ _jthy 97 1 33 llcli. Slacey Ceaira 290 303 lut. Michael 274 Itawk. Jason [lawkins. Audrey 250. 303 r,

Brandon

iwkins.

303 227. 267

Jessica

«is.

Karen

lins.

20 303

19.

18.

Iwkinson. Chnstirw

teyes. Joe

14

303

teyes, William

teyles Jason

261, 303

toys Sarah

281, 303

172 tezeirigg. Angela iays.

Tad

303

Duane 279 James 303

lazetton.

teien.

114,

133,245, 261

Hcese, Bnan Hetlner.

Lon

303 303

Hciman, Joseph

275 263

Heinzeroth. Joel

228. 237. 242. 254. 303

Heisterkamp.

281.303

Hetdarsson. Julius

Jill

HPERD Hrdlicka.

Hubbard. Dr Dean

305 James, Amber 305 James, Peggy 305 Janssen, Matthew 102, 103, 227. 231. 235. 242. 254 Janssen. Michelle 227. 305

305 Eduardo 200.201.287 Jasinski. John 92

Jarolim.

271.305

Jefferson. Tandrea

115

Jeffrey Smith

Mark

4'

233 Jelinek. Jessica 305 Jelinek. Sarah 305 Jenkins. Guy 237. 255 Jelavich.

87.

Jenkins. Heather

250. 305

259 89.151

239. 290

Huber. Kristen

Hudlemeyer. Kelly 263 Hudson. David 275. 305

Hudson

Hall Council

Hueste. Enc

265

305

268 277. 279 115.261

Huffaker. Donita Nutty.

Aaron

Huggins. Eric

Hughes. Anna 228. 239. 245. 252. 290 Hughes. Heather 252 Hughes. Lisa 305 Hui Bin Xu. Loretta 232 Hulen. Mane 255 Huletl. Brad 254 Hull. Lisa 305 Hullf. Tommy 261 Hulscher. Dina 271. 290 Hulsebus. Chene 261 Human Environmental Services 83 Humphreys. Julie 227.281.287.305 Humphreys. Lynette 246. 263. 279 Hunsucker. Rebecca 305 Hunter. Andrea 95 Hurley Dawn 263. 305 Husen. Jeremy 260. 261 257. 290

Hust. Jennifer

Husz. Jim

104

Hutchcraft.

Rose

Hutchinson.

•f

227. 305

275

Duane

102. 227. 242.

254

Jezik. Hilane

146. 249.

257. 305

228.231.305

290

Hitiqns Michelle :-ip.

Grant

271

227. 242

n

240. 268

Wendy

-.nnelh •rley

278 304 290 279

flchard gela

i/.

Peter

International

261 256. 257 Reading Association

International Student Organization

Iske. Patrick

116.117.219.221 305 Jones. Cathy 296 Jolley.Rick

Jones. Andrew

221 Jones. Eddie Jones. George 141

170 164

Iversen. Jennifer

Izerhagen. Joel

290

Jamie

Tomoko

228. 238. 245. 290

183

304

287 255 Jones. Megan 305 Jones. Nancee 281. 305 Jones. Nikki 252. 271. 305 Jones. Paul 88 Jones. Lisa

Andrea 228. 239. 291 88 Kammerer. Shane 257. 291 Kampan. Karen 291 Kandas. Haluk 279. 305 Kantor. Eric 287 Kaplan. Paige 255 Kappa Delta Pi 239 Kappa Kappa Psi 239 Kappa Omcron Nu 91 239 Kappa Sigma 257 .

275. 290

26 Hobbs. David 46 Hobbs. Mchael 88 HIadik. Heidi

275

235

Ivanko. Dallas

252. 304

Karigambe. Jefferson

2.

Karl.

Andy

Karlin. Kerry

Jackson.

Amy 305

¥ £4McoU Klidaut, 88, author and arts patron; cocreated the School of

American

Ballet

York City

Ballet

>

William KtuuiU^,

civil rights

¥

and New

76,

attorney

Vioeoa lindjiM^ 74, ac-

tress in such features as "The

Way We Were" ¥ ZiMLfM. £iHC»U, 85, President John F. Kennedy's secretary.

129 Jones. Linda Jones. Lindsay 164

Kaler Redding. Ellen

273. 305

279

nel

"Jimmy Crack

Corn"

4-

9da jCufUMO,

in

"High Sierra" and "Have

77, actress

Gun, Will Travel"

^ IomU MalU,

63, Film-

maker whose movies such as

"My

Dinner With Andre"

taboos like rape and incest

Kalal.

238. 239

261

Inzerello. Nick

including

and "Pretty Baby" explored-

Ingwerson. Scott

iJd

^ri

Ml';'

Ingle.

iSW^«wi,85,folk

and "The

291

216.217 305 287

Intertratemity Council

202

Hiraoka.

Sandi Ikuma. Yumi

-f

singer/actor of songs

Adventures of Don Juan"

291

Johnston. Scott

.:

Ickes.

presi-

305

Johnston, lyana

Jones. Scott 33. 274. 275. 305 Jung. Aaron 255 Juranek. Connie 271

s

Jftttcm, 64,

305

Johansen. Jon 5 Johansen. Leah 245. 255. 287. 305 Johnson. Amanda 305 Johnson. Becky 25 Johnson. Bob 78 Johnson. Carolyn 182 Johnson. Chad 150. 246. 255 Johnson. Clint 281. 287 Johnson. Dell 246 Johnson. Dustin 97. 231 Johnson II. Gary 305 Johnson. Janet 259 Johnson. Jim 208 Johnson. Joni 14.228.238.291 Johnson. Ken 257. 294 Johnson. Kern 207 Johnson. Kevin 233. 239. 263. 279. 305 Johnson. Mandy 255 Johnson. Melissa 281 Johnson. Michael 252. 291 Johnson. Robert 291 Johnson. Ryan 305 Johnson. Sharon 240. 271 Johnson. Shelley 239. 250. 252. 291 Johnson. Sherri 250. 252. 291 Johnston. Amy 305

Jones. Jean Jones. Kerry

Gium, Sboa

former South Korean dent

255

Johnston.

1964

258. 259

Jewell. Karia

Johnston. Lon

until

• P/ufUu JitfmoH,, 45, New York jazz and R&B singer

Jones. Matt

290

Wendy

Hymbaugh. Michelle

from 1963

305 305

Melon

Prime Minister

92, British

305

Jennings. Justin

SlttutMOH, JfooM, 28, lead

singer of Blind

281 291

Jennings. Andrea

Jewell.

skater with partner and wife, Ekaterina

141

Jean-Francois. Danielle

Jewell. Jennifer

79.

^ SoHfti Q4**J»04A, 28, pairs

Janssens. Carta

94. 281

Kns

We

Those

Jacques, Bryon

155

Heller

'

305

Jesse. Stacey Jeung. Wonju

Hcldstab. Curlis

Herbst. Stacy 304 Henng. Carrie 304 Hcrmreck. Amy 242. 250. 257. 290 Hernandez. Daniel 252. 304 IHertz, Teresa 279 IHerweck, Heather 179. 239. 250. 252. 267. 304 [Hess, Loralei 304 iHeusel, Barbara 88 iHeuss Chad 254 'w. vnn 304 .in 279 helle 304 Karen 304 Hif_-j^an Susie 304 HiggintxJiham, Hadan 105

165,

Hoskey Karen 98 Hoskey Marvin 102. 231 Hoskey Monte 301

Helling.

148. 266. 267. 290 Leanna 273. 274 Mchael 275 Stacy 290 Helwig Bnan 287 Henderson, Came 303 Henderson. Chns 227 Henderson, Holly 227. 303 Henderson. Jeremy 233. 277 rHenderson. Nicole 231, 303 Hendren, Chns 255 Hendren. Julie 279, 303 Hendncks, Anne 249 Hendncks. Tom 237 Henle. Jason 254 ig. Angela 281.290 Henry. Bob 157. 184. 185. 315 Henry. Sean 261 Henry. Tara 263. 303 Hensel. Stacy 252. 257. 303 Hensler. NikJ 279 Heppermann. Michelle 245. 277, 290 Heraul, James 95, 260 Herbers. Denise 304

237

Jensen. Daniel Jensen. Davm 249. 305 Jensen. Lisa 261. 305 Jenson. Gina 278. 279 Jerome. Robert 305

Hougham. Amy 305 Houston. Suzanne 1 70. 255 Howard. Amy 305 Howard. J J, 242. 257 Howard. Jennifer 290 Howard. Leslie 207 Howard. Monica 277. 279 Howdeshell. Greg 233. 305 Howe. Aric 36 Howell. Austin 39. 277. 305 Howell. Chnstie 279 Howell. Jason 231. 305 Howell. Meagan 279 Hoxeng. Melissa 290

90. 91,

Eric

Hopper, Faron 293 Hornbaker, Christian 267. 290 Horner. Channing 271 Horner. Louise 271 Horticulture Club 238

Houck. Jennifer

Hedgeconh. Rotjetl 255 Hednck. Sarah 303 Hcdslrom. Heath 240, 290 84. 231 Heeler Phil Heermann. Ashley 263. 303

8 254

Jacobs, Chad 235 Jacobson, Heather 233, 305

250. 252, 290

learn Jay

Heck Michelle

Dan

Jennings. Erie Jennings. Gen

Heady. Gina

263 208 Heartland View 237

66 228, 254

Clark

Jacobs, Autumn

261

Hopt. Denise

273. 303

Angela

Jaco, Mel

242

Hopt. Brian

232

Janette

Carta

lyes.

Jackson, Jackson, Jackson, Jackson,

Hottsette, Emily

242. 268

Lewis. Angelita

lb

257, 304

304 227

HoHman, Dave

228. 242

^ Miokatf MomIU, 63, baseball legend

• Quf Madiian, 74, TV series

starred in the '50s

"The Adventures of Wild

228. 275. 305

Bill

Hickok"

259

Index

321


291 Kiilambwa. Badm 235 Kiiiambwa. Ka^adi 148. 305 ^dtherlne Keams 205.215

Kuehner. Kelly 263 Kuhns. Jack 306

Lawhead. Deb

Satah 242 Kweh, Luversa 271

^DLX

KXCV

Lawson. Duane 255. 277 Lawson. Stephanie 306 Layton, Troy 306

Karrenbrock. Monica

Those

240 Koane, Shannon 257. 305 Keams. Kalhonno 21 5, 281 287. 305 •seller. Kelly 60 ^Olm, Brian 305 Keim. Dana 242. 259 Koim. Will 160 Keller. Juslin 254 Kelley. Samanlha 259. 305 Kelly, Kerne 257

We

Mike

magnate

prizewinning economist of Thatcher-era

critic

policies

AmSi*^ Mtadaw^ 71, known as Ralph

4^

actress best

Kramden's wife on "The

Kotelsen,

305 305 257. 305

^bo4*f MoBImiu, 59, actor

Kan

Killian,

Mona

Kim

on "The Virginian" 87,

who gained fame

with

her plainlive cry. "I've fallen I

can'l gel up" in medical

commercials

aclress best

known for her role

as Prissy in

"Gone With The

Larson, William

227, 306

96

Kindle, Becki

158

King. Darren

273 255

Monty

King,

Andrew

153. 233, 246. 259. 261.

who played

Samanlha on "Bewilched"

Tanh

255 246

Jason

Klindt,

242, 243. 277. 291

Klindt, Lisa

Josh

291 111, 262,

263

267. 268

Kirk

305

Kluesner, Jodi

of ihe punk music

pioneers, Velvel Under-

ground Ziilse^

Mtu^,

92, actress

with 70 film credits, most

re-

Jon 39 Knauss, Julie 267, 291 Kneale, Melissa 305 Knepp, Trisha 265. 305

Andrea

the

for her

Marx Brothers

work with in

"A Day

246. 291

Kns 275 Knobbe, Jason 255. 287 Knott, Julie 257 KNWT-TV 240 Koch, Elisa 123, 305 Koeberl, Joseph 268. 305 Koehler, Amy 263 Koehler, Ron 14 Koelliker, DeAnna 267

191.259,279

Koenig, Kerry

Shanna

305

Kohler, Janine

Midli^/m, 68, jazz

who

Jody 305 Kohn, Sara 259 Kompelien, Dave 305 Konz, Stacy 227, 259

work with Miles Davis.

J(u^ O'€o*uta>i, 33, acwho

Carroll

appeared with father

O'Connor in TV's "In

103. 254

Krai,

Jen

291

Amy

276. 277

Krambeck, Karrie 48. 163, 233, 268. 279 Krambeck, Michelle 255, 268 Kramer, Carey 255, 305 Kramer, Gerald 96, 245, 273

Shawn

Krider,

279

Kroese,

Amy

The famous Beatles came back to life with "The Beatles Anthol-

A

six-hour television spe-

The anthology sparked Beatle They

stories across the nation.

appeared on television, on the radio and were in newspapers

cial that aired

on

and magazines. The legendary

ABC

22

band took the

and 23, 1995. documented the

nation by storm once

Nov.

band on

19,

the road

again, despite

fame from "Penny Lane"

the

to

to

"Let

^^h

Be."

it

The song

B

~

y

I [ ,

- -

"

-

"

loss

of

Lennon who was shot and '

f.^fnTcT

Krull.

227, 306

'

J-./

killed in

by a

1980

fan.

Krump.

Lennon.

No

one could put

Lennon did

in

it

quite like

1970.

10 years

McCartney. Harrison and Stair finished the song and it was re-

before his death. With his heavy

November. The anthology documented the formation of the band to their

"Just a

breakup

Much

accent he said the Beatles were

band

that

made

it

very

very big."

The anthology brought

the

of Ihe

Beatles to another generation.

footage had never been seen by

The documentary came into the homes of Americans 2.5 years

in

1970.

viewing public.

There was rare footage from the

after the

group's vacations as well as

Who

band break up. would have ever thought

174, 261

Monica

Keven

earlier recording

with

the general

217,231.281,291

Kropt, Carrie

Kruel,

98, 99.

252. 291

261

Adam

157

306 Kubaiack, Jacob 183 Kruse, Kimberly

Contemporary Traditions

widow, Yoko Ono.

Starr.

257, 305

Sarah 306 Kroemer. Laurie 306 Kri2.

Krueger, Diane

322

the three sur-

McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo

leased in

157

Krohn, Jessica

ihc Heal of ihe Nisht"

was approved by

viving Beatles and Lennon's

session

252

Kosse. Jett

Kritenbnnk. Melissa

tor

spect.

vocals of John Lennon, Paul

duced from an

255

167.

Kordek, Ryan

Kralik,

gained recognition for his

gen-

came to be seen in retroThe entire documentary

eration,

"Free as a Bird" was pro-

257, 291

Koppen, Derek

QenAtf,

a Bird" with the

a.s

entity, a group that defined a

Kohler,

Kooi, Kyle

baritone saxophonist

band from releas-

ing "Free

ogy."'

305

Knight. Jennifer

Koger.

membered

the Liverpool

Kluiter,

Knight.

guilarisl

but that did not prevent

Mandy

Kliment,

Knight,

Ste/Uin<j Mo^i^Uian, 53,

279

255 227 263. 305

Klautzer, Nicole

Kluempke,

Cli/^aJieiJt Mo*Ufa*ii&i4f.,

anymore

Klein, Melissa Klein,

227, 277

There were not four of them

9

305 255

Jason

Matt

Law.Tisha

242, 246. 255

Kinney Jennifer Kirtley.

227, 235. 255 Laun. Dusty 261 Launsby, Michelle 281,306 Laster, Patrick

305 305

Kincannon, Laura

Klingensmith. Eric

62, aclress

291

Kimble. Mary Ellen

Kling,

Wind"

246. 255, 267, 268. 306

102

306 259

Kilzi,

liidU^Lf. Mc2uee*t. 84,

306

Larson, Melissa

Kirby

calling device

Lengemann. Jason 165,267,306 Lenz, Shannon 261 255 Leonard, Jennifer 246 Leonard. Trent 255 Lesko. Natalie 206, 207. 292 Leslie, Thomas 306 Leuthold. Arlette 258, 259. 306 Leutung. Tana 240 Leverton, J, 292 Leverton. Melissa 292 Levis, Karne 263 Lewis, Beth 235, 245. 263. 292 Lewis, Jill 306 Lewis, Lisa 279, 306 Lewis, Ruth 88 Libby. Heather 257, 306 Lichtas, Tami 292 Lin, Chia-Jung 272. 306 Lind, Brett 225, 306 Lindsey Brantt 255. 306 Leonard. Bryan

Larson. Matthew

153

239, 306

Lendt, Brian

Soo 291 Kimball, Chns 38. 39

254

200.201.287

227

LeithoH. Jackie

II,

Kimes, Jennette

231, 292

233, 250

Leilenbauer. Jony

281

Larson. Arley

58

90

Leever, Tiffany

Larsen, Meredith

239. 265. 305

Kingery, Craig

and

Leeper, Roy

255 Andrea 281

Large, Stacey

1

90

Leeper. Michelle

245

Larkins, Angela

Kincheloe, Aaron

dancer

Andy

Laniz, Angie

255

Kimrey, Tim

former Ziegfield Follies

Lancaster,

Lantz,

Jayne

Killday

306

162. 271

Leeper, Kathie

168

Jeff

Ean 273. 291 Ed 255

Leedom. Kevin

Lanio, Phil

208, 255

104 Kikkawa, Ritsuko 275. 305

Honeymooners"

257 92

Dan

Lange, Tracie 261 Langemeir. Ginger 257 Langer, Justin 287 Langhelp. Rick 267

255, 305

Kever, Brian

Key Jason

183

Lamb

Landes, Richard 105 Landwehr. Amy 259 Landwehr, Clarissa 239 Lang, Andy 255

Amanda

Keltler, Chrislina

235, 279. 306

Lam, Gloria Jr.

Lee.

Lee. Tyrone

Lager. Brad

Lamp.

96

Lee.

261. 287

Lamer, Fred Lamkin, Uel

259

Kenney. Jennifer 274, 305 Kenney, Ryan 233, 277, 305 Kentch. Chrisline 305 Kerchner. Kan 228. 249. 281 Kern. Duslan 252. 291 Kem, Kara 263 Kessler, Patrick

John

Lalfey.

306 228, 238, 306

LaFaver, Carol

Kennedy Madonna

261.306

Ladwig. Melonie

269

Kenkel. Phil

291

306 252 LeBlanc. Malcolm 110 Lodford. Cassandra 306 Ledman, Harry 242 Lee, Cara 306 Lee, Christina 257, 306 Leaton. David

LaBeaume. Anne Lade, Bob 225

231

Kendall. Kimberly

Kiburz,

^owilu/. McJlu^A.

Leach. Michelle Leamer. Valerie

£

261 Kelly, Tammy 244. 291 Kemerling. Dana 279 Kemna. Paul 237. 250

jam^ MmuU, 88, Nob«l-

and

306

Kyle. Alisha

Ryan

Kelly.

-f

240. 241

,

Kelly.

90, oil

228. 239. 281 Lawless. Heather 291

Kulinsky.

237

some

that

had not been seen in 30

The

that "four

guys" from Liverpool

could have

years.

story of the Beatles as an

made

once but twice.

it

so big, not

—Sarah Elliorr


25 years of traaition and excellence at Northwest

The Delta Chi

Fraternity

219 West 2nd. 562-2100

Congratulations 1996 graduates!

The men

of

congrat

anot

would

like to

earcats on season! Index

44= ^^^323


Lingo.

Samuel

MacMahon.

257. 306

Nancie 151.292 Bruce 88 Livengood. Julie 228. 306 Lippert. Lille.

228 227

Liverman, Trina

Livingston. Angela Lobdell.

Jill

Loch. Shirley Lock. Kelly

245. 275. 306

Lock. Slaci

97. 242.

259

263

Lockamy Kenya

306 Lockatd. Kimberly 306 Locke. Kelly 263 Logerman. Trtsha 306 Long. Jenniter 292 Loomis. Jell 88 Lopez. Jesus 275. 306 Lopez. Kelly 255. 292 Lopez. Tanya 257. 306 Lorimor. Susan 242, 261 105 Loll, James Louk. Slephany 252. 257. 306 Lovell. Amy 255 Lowe. Courtney 255 Lowe. Shane 227. 265. 292 Loyd. Travis 231. 294. 306 Lozoya Garcia. Martha 275 Lucas. Cara 306 Lucas. Jenniler 255 Lucas. Jon 292 Lucas. Keri 263 Lucido. Patricia

105

Ludwig. Jenniler 246. 306 Luers. Alex 255 Lukasina. Chnstopher

Luke.

Dana

249. 267. 306

160. 214. 281. 287.

306

266. 267 Lullmann. Angie 257 Lund. Sarah 245. 267 Lund. Tracy 232. 292

Lukens. Jell

Lunstord.

Amanda

Lutlman. Holly

245. 306

165. 255.

vnch, BIythe

Mathew, Kip 57 Mathews, Colby 231, 287 Malhews. Nicholas 306 Matthews II, Robert 288. 292 Matthews, Kelly 207

280. 281 Mabrey. Maggie 237. 306 Macias, Lori 90

Mackey

Scott

Mackey, Tyler

261

306 Kim 306 Masching, Jay 227, 254 Mason, Jeremy 306 Mason, Katherine 242. 249. 277. 292 Mason, Kimberly 306 Mason, Matt 255 Massey Cheryl 273. 306

M-Club

255 306

261

Mays,

Martinovick,

M

Bnen

Mahoney

Martinez, Jennifer

23

Matthys.

Malison. Michelle

Martin, Travis

306

Luttman. Sue 165 Lyie. Marty 306 !

263

Kelli 157. 242. 255. 292 Mahoney. Shannon 306 Mams. Chrislina 306 Mallon. Jenniler 306 Malolo. Amy 306 Malono. Jams 292 Maltbia, Brandy 162. 250. 271. 279. 306 Malter. Justin 227. 231. 254 Mallei, Paul 227 Manahan, Rosalyn 306 Manlredi, T J 306 Manion, Carl 261 Mann, Melanie 27. 306 Manners. Travis 261 Manning. Cathy 275 Marckmann. Mat! 237 Marcum. Sara 306 Mares. Bnanna 255. 306 Maret. Kevin 277. 292 Marino, Megan 259 Manon, JoAnn 277 Markeling/Management 96 Marolli, Stephen 122. 267. 287, 306 Marquez, Matt 261 Marr, Daniel 257, 306 Man, Tiffany 239, 306 Marsh, Heather 306 Marshall. Bnan 228. 254 Marshall, Encca 203. 279. 287 Marshall, Molly 227. 242. 259 Martin, Amber 306 Martin, Kristi 255 Martin, Luralei 11, 252 Martin, Merrie 235 Martin, Michelle 239. 252

93 262

Lock. Nicole

Michelle

Maddi. Monica 257 Madison. Melinda 82. 287. 292 Maeder. Jenniler 228 Maeder. Jill 246. 306 Maguire. Donna 261

Mnw, Melissa

Maxwell. Dwight

Mayboo.

98. 237.

250

McLean, Nathan

Traci

McManigal,

McMurry. Kriston 263. 307 McNamar, Theresa 228. 307 McNerney Angela 242. 257. 292

178. 179.

McCabe, Jason

246

McCall. Carolyn

81

306

42. 228, 239. 245.

McNeil.

306

McCallum. Chris 80, 306 McCampbell, Michelle 257 261 306 McCloud, Stephanie 307 McClung, Wanda Lee 90 McClure, Bob 103 McClain, Alex McClellan, Jill

McCollesler.

Chad

307

McCollom. Dustin 257. 307 McCollom, Shawn 235 McCray Alan 307 McCray. Sara 227, 228. 242. 307 McCray Sheree 259 McCrea, Kevin 292 McCullick, Candice 255

McCuMough, William

292

267. 279

255

Kelll

McPhorren, Nicole 261 McWilliams. Stacoy 178.267.307 Meade. Joe 231, 263 Melford, Sheila 273. 307 Meinecke. Brad 257. 262. 263 Meiners. Jenny 261 Meinke. Carl 257 Melcher. Crystal 250. 275. 307 Melendez, Orestes 292. 275 Melting. Steven 307 Mellon. Becky 307 Melnick, Jason 211. 281

Amara 263 Mendez. David 200. 281 287 Mendon, Amanda 233. 307 Mendon, Amy 55. 250 Menefee. Jason 307 Mercer, Marlene 292 Merino, Andrea 255, 307 Melonis.

,

McDanel, Michelle 307 McDonald. Chris 308 McDonald. Gary 84. 231 McDonald, Merry 84. 231 McDonald. Rebecca 271 McDonnell, Maleko 240. 255

Mernll. Kimberly

McDonough, Colin 242 McDougal, Shan 227, 237. 257. 292 McElheny. Bill 255 McFarland, Megan 307 McFee, Nick 200. 201. 287 McGeorge. Carrie 242 McGowan, Brad 292 McGuire, Farrah 249 McHale, Suzette 307 Mcintosh, Gayle 261, 307 Mclntyre, Adam 228 McJunkin, Chalene 263. 307 McKay, Eric 254 McKeown, Rachel 164. 307 McKiddy. Mike 82, 103. 105 McKim, Jamie 292 McKnighl, Jenifer 275, 307

Meyer. Mark R Meyer. Stelanie

McLain, Scott

307

McMillan. Molly

Susan

Ray

Amanda

170

306

McBain. Suzanne 306 McBrayer. Brian 292

McCalla,

237. 250. 292

McMahon. Angela 236. 237 McMahon, Mary 36

255 273

McAdam, Angel McAdams. Amy McAllister.

McLaughlin. David 100. 101. 247 McLaughlin. J Patrick 233. 245

281

Erin

Mayer, Matt

307

McLain. Travis

259. 281

259. 306

^61

231.270,271,308 231.250,308

Merriott, Janelle

Mervine, Jacob

308

Messinger. Amie

281

Melz, Heidi

308

Meyer. Ken

231, 245, 308

Meyers. Kelly Meyers. Sara Michael,

277 235, 267. 308

227 237. 252. 253. 292

Rebekah

245, 273

Mieras, Kelby

308 292

Mike the Dog

144, 168,

Michael, Scott

Milburn.

Dawn

Miller.

Andrea Becky Brenda

Miller.

Crissy

Miller. Miller,

169

263. 292 263, 308 80. 3,

308 261, 308

246 308

Miller.

Ehc

Miller.

Miller,

Jami 66. 230. 231 Jamie 261. 265, 308 Jason 233

Miller,

Jennifer

Miller,

261. 281, 287, 308

^hc 9{prtfvwest foundation

%e 9{prtfiwest Joundation is located in the historic Alumni !^ouse.

''(BuUdin^foundations for the future 324

Contemporary Traditions

"


Ng.Ai-Wah

Miller,

252 227 Kerry 308 Melissa 308 Peggy 83 Samaniha 308 Tasha, 259

Miller,

Tommy

Niolson,

M

rJim

Milli'i

Millur, Millur.

Mdler, Millet.

Millhousor,

231,308

Millsaps,

Naomi

Minor,

279, 308

Chad

308

267. 309

Ko

267. 292

240. 249

61

Noerrlinger, Brian

227.228.231.308

Amber

Mai

Jenniler

24,

Jonathan

308 308

Nolan,

Noland, Heather

268, 309

191. 271

Noonan, Christy

259. 309

.

,.,, Hiroki

M NViiK

Alison

Trial

165. 257,

242

Norlen, Scott Norris,

255 267

North Complex

Mooney. Kelly 242. 309 Moore, Doug 103 Moore, Laura 228. 239 Moore, Rebecca 255, 309 Moore, Troy 309 Moran, Chris 255 Moran, Lisa 309 257, 309

235

Morrison, Marcy

Mortar Board

242. 243

Chad 275. 309 Moss, Dr Ron 84. 235

Morion,

Munita, Cindy

Myers. Kelly

235 257 84, 85

Myers. Zach

101

Myers. Justin

261

Phipps, Chris

Olsen. Holly

235

267 179 Phipps, Gregory 310 Pi Beta Alpha 91. 245 245 Pi Omega Pi

Olson. John

235. 268, 309

Piati,

Barry

Piati,

Kim

Ong. Bee

Pietig,

281

Oswald. Ryan 261 180. 181, 242, 243 Ottinger, Denise Oilman, Wendy 227 Ottmann, Nancy 292 Ottmann. Ryan 292 Ottmann. Steven 309 309 Otto. Aron 231 Otio. Lori

Neiharl. Lori

Nelsen. Corey Nelson. Greg

10

255 245

Nelson, Jennifer

242, 267. 307. 309

252. 263, 309 Neuerburg, Michelle 242, 250 Neth. Dianna

Neumeyer, Neil 257, 279 New, Richard 81 Newcomb, Tracy 252, 292 Newell, Nicky 257 Newland, Jill 170. 250, 279, 309 Newton, Cammy 273 Newton. Sean 67, 309 Newton. Terri 292

309

Otzenberger. Thaddeus 257 Overlield. Melissa

309

Owen. Derek 309 Owen, JeH 309 Owen. Lisa 252, 309 Owen. Timothy 228. 248. 249. 279. 292 Owen, Tina 265 Owens, Julie 259, 292

who had

his biggest hit

with "The Most Beautiful Girl in the -•

240. 310

Jaime

310

World"

234 Curt 254 Mary 292 233. 246. 250, 273 Pinick, Rebekah 261,310 Pittala, Leonard

Ruffi, 77, tennis

BolJt4f.

star;

won 1939 Wimbledon;

lost to Billy

Jean King

in

1979

Pike,

Piltrich, Pitts,

110, 216, 217. 281.

Jennifer

274, 275. 310

Amanda

Placke,

255 Plummer, Monica 310 Plummer, Stacy 263, 279, 310 Pointer, Elise 56 Pokhurst, Bryan 310 246, 247 Political Science Club 231 Polly, Evan Ponak, Sarah 310 Pope, John 237. 250, 292 Porter. Matt 310 28 Ponerfield. Kent Porterfield. Susan 310 Posey. Connie 292 267. 310 Potts, Corey 119.217.281.310 Potts, Heather

Plueger, Joshua

Nate 14 Povenmire, Mindy

Potts,

Powell,

Jamie

Powell,

Ryan

259

257, 262. 263

237

Powers. Cindy

Jeremy

Praiswater,

310

of the Sexes"

• fallen "/5«//<^" (loJUiUa*i, 28,

one of the rap-

pers in the Fat

Boys

-•

Qiit^ei (ladc^e^i, 83,

dancer/actress

who won

actress Oscar in

best

1940 for

"Kitty Foyle"

Jfett^ C. credited with

(lodcjeAi., 82,

making publi-

250

Potts, Karin

Poynter,

in the "Battle

263, 310

Shannon

cists

true

powers

in

Holly-

wood.

30. 31

194. 195

Amanda

310

265 216 Pre-Law Society 246 Pre-Med Club 246 261.310 Prell, Beniamin 46 Prentzler, Lisa Prather Christy

242

(lick, 62, country

Gka>die

singer

257, 310

Prather, Arthena

Pace. Michelle

Pierpoint. Melissa

292

Nagasaki, Hitomi 292 Namanny. Heather 228, 249, 268, 277, 309 National Agri-Markettng Association 242

267

popcorn mogul

292

Piel. Dixie

Pierce, Corbin

Todd

224

242, 249, 310

Ondrak, Angie 34 102 River 20 O'Neal. Tina 309

Ostertiout.

259

OfuMile (lede*ticu>Ue/i, 88, 178,

194

Piburn, Craig

Pierce.

174,

281

Phillips, Alicia

Phillips Hall

Kukriit Ptamo-f, 84,

170. 175, 277

Sigma Kappa 151, 310

Oleson, Jeremy 242, 292 Olmedo. Nicholas 309

Minister of Israel

170. 175. 178. 225. 258.

153,

af-

she was murdered by a fan

• yiifUaJi (IcMUi., 73, Prime

245

PhiMu 150, Phi Mu Alpha

number one

ter

from 1975-76

244, 245

Sigma

Mexican music hit

Thailand's Prime Minister

310

Olenhouse. Jason

Osebold. Kate

292 259 227 Naylor, Tammy Neely Kevin 273. 309

Phi Eta

album

star;

228, 257, 292

Angela

Pletcher,

"Halloween" movies and

Sele*ia 2ui*tia*iiUa-

12

Pettlon, Fred,

Philippi, Alison

Nancy 239. 250. 252. 271. 292 Oodel. Heidi 239 Order of Omega 259 Ordway. Carrie 257 227, 292 O'Riley. Karma 110. Ill, 259, 309 O'Riley. Maggie 255 Orr. Angie Osalkowski, James 114. 255 Osawa. Yuki 263, 275. 309 Osborn. Jean 96 Osborn, Monica 216

Nauss, Monica

Peterson, Sabrina

PlecUence, 75,

'The Great Escape,"

Pe/ief, 23,

310 310

Peterson, Mitchell

Phi

Ontiveros.

Nau|Okaitis, Charity

239, 292

261

Nachtrab, John 233 Nacke, Xavier 276

National Residence Hall Honorary

Peterson, Keri

"On

"You Only Live Twice"

277,310 274, 275 263

292

242 237 Oludaia, Bayo 90

the

261

Peterson, Erin

Masataka

231

actor in

Tamara 261 Massimo 147 233. 239 287 Pesenli. Mike Peterman. Tisha 310 Peters. Becky 252, 268. 269. 310 Peters. Michael 292 Peters, Molly 239 268 Peters, Virginia Petersen, Andy 227

Ojeski. Laura

Olson. Nate Olson, Paul

235

• ^OHoM

Perry, David

Peterson, Carrie

Dearest" and

the Bridge"

292 249. 267

Phi Alpha Theta

309 309

'^'uutk Pevuf,, 65, directed

"Mommie

Pernice.

Ptister, Kristi

281, 292

Olsen. Aaron

A Naber, Holly

Odegaard, Jason 309 Oden, JeH 254 ODonnell, Nathan 56. 233, 277 ODonnell. Shelly 277 217.281. 292 Oertel, Julia

O'Keefe. Kerry

Murphy, Patrick 207 Murry. Heidi 245. 267. 275. 309 Myers. David

261. 309

174

"The Teahouse of ihe

August Moon"

60. 182

Petersen, Julie

Megan

hit play,

Sarah 217 Kyndra 292

Petersen, Hillary

Oi.

Murphy, Mark 277, 309 Murphy, Michael 5, 287 Murphy. Michelle 252, 309

Peltz,

Perreca.

O'Connor, Joe

of ihe Pulilzer-prize winning

249 Patton. Lori 267. 273 Paulsen. Shannon 259 Paulson, Jeremiah 208. 281 263. 279 Pavalis. Chns 292 Pavlicek. Erin Pavlik. Gary 78 Payne. Scoti 228 Payton. Trey 255 Pazar. Geraldo 237 Pearson. Jennifer 178.267 Peden. Tammy 95. 265 Patton. Lindie

Pereksla, Rich

Nuss, Kelly 242, 245. 246. 250. 268. 309 Nuss. Kesha 226, 227. 259 148. 249. 266, 267. 268. 309 Nultall. Dave

loiut Pahich, 90. author

242. 250. 271

Anna 240. 242, 279. 309 Nolhstine, Don 96 Nothwehr. Austin 105, 227. 254

Ogdahl. Becky 250 Ogden, Lora 237. 250. 261 Ohno. Noriko 292

Murdock, Jill 233. 257 Murnan, Jim 171 Murphy, Corey 309 Murphy, Gerre 89 Murphy. Kay 96

Jill

Patton, Carol

NorlhwesI Missounan 93, 168. 242 309 Nosslinger, Reinhard

O'Boyle.

Those Wfi

291 175

Patrick. Laster

Peregrine. Katherine

96. 231

OHutl. Karen

309 309 259

Stacie

Mundorl. Sara

267 257 263 Parkhurst. Bryan 233 Parsons. Tye 277 Parllow. Amy 292 Partusch. Michelle 249

Northup. Russ

Getter, Tara

Moss. Jacob 309 Mosslinger. Reinhard 271 Motsick. Matthew 255. 292 Moulin. Damn 254 Moyer. Kyle 254 Moyer. Nathan 254 Moyle. Gregory 309 309 Mullins. Gregory

Amy 263

Pallas, Christy

Pelster.

263

Morns, Brent 54 Morns. Christopher 309 261 Morris, Derek Morns, Lacey 120 227. 228. 229. 259. 292 Morris, Marcy 273. 292 Morris, Michael Morrison, Amy 240, 255. 309

227

Bill

Paige.

Pedotlo. Kelly

176

Ray

Page.

102 292

178,179 North Complex Hall Council NorlhupAnne 274, 287, 292

Nothsline.

115,118.119.212

Moreland. Ambrose

239. 309

Sarah

Norsworthy. Jerit

Moloney, Lynn 257. 309 Mooney. Joel 277

Mumm,

309

171,257.281.309 242,259,281.292

Norlen, Julie

259

Mohrhauser. Michael 309 Mohs, Rebecca 255 276. 309 Molitor, Rachel 261 Molitcr, Tracey

Morley.

Shauna

Nopoulos, Teresa

Mohling, Brenda

Morgan. Kit Money. Del

26 255

Nolan. Angie

308

Doug

Patterson.

292

Milchell, tu'll,

Dennis

Padgitt.

Parker. Jay

Nodes, Pal 195 Noel, Matthew 239. 252. 292 309 Noel, Mindy

Mirano, Oswald 287 227. 235. 242. 273 Mires, Susie

Misoner. Brandon

Niolson. Paul

Nishimura.

239. 265. 279

Minion, Becky

227, 242

Niomeyer, Heather 261, 309 Niormeyer. Erika 249. 309 Nihsen. Mike 255

292

Mindrup, Nicollo

Gary

Niomoier, Kalherine

265

Millikan Hall Council

Padgitl.

Parker. Hilary

309

Nielsen, Jodi

18

Venna

231,261,309

Nicholson, Jennilor

231

Padgetl. Chris

272. 273. 309

Ng. Anglo 272 Ng. Hui Cham 292 Ng. Sang Geok 302 227. 265. 279. 309 Nichols, Melissa

Kelli

(l<y!ue

who

llokeA, 66, actress

played Helen Willis on

"The Jeffersons;" mother of rocker Lenny Kravitz

Index

,

...

325


Campus Dining: For All Your Catering Needs 562-2555

Aim/m Alpha Sigma Alpha Congratulates Stacy

Bom

Becky Butler Cally

Coleman

Kris Eastep Jessica Elgin Tricia

Hagemann

its

graduating seniors Kelly Lopez Kelly

Mahoney

Kim McKenzie Lori Miller

Heidi Paden

Theresa Renner

Ruddy

Nikki Hansler

Julie

Marie Hulen

Laurel Stork

Jenni

Kari

Klamm Krambeck

Trina Liverman

326 ^^Contemporary

Traditions

Shawn Vehe Michelle

Zimmerman

Kim Zook


1

Price. Darren

I

I

:

t

I

[

287 292 Kondra 310 on 292 Marc 148 > Chora 259, 310 -.III 266, 267. 310 'I Jason 255 .1.' Jell 90. 236. 237 249 ;oc Society 248. 249 Sieve 200. 287

Price, Heidi

;

America

246

Brooke

Quitjley,

'i

:

,

255

277

Katrina

'

ind Television

News

Christopher

Hams. Michael

254 310

Came

143,

,..„,,L,oll,

Raleigh,

Directors' Associa-

249

iion ick,

Rustin

225.

310

268

Randolph, Julia 261,277,279,310 Rangel, Angelica 310 Rangel, Gabriel 233 265, 267, 310

Raniere, Karen

Ransom, Lauren

271 Rapp, Carta 227, 242, 259. 310 Rardin, Josh 227. 310 Rardon. Matt 254 Rasa, Beth 310 Rasch, Rita 310

Rasmussen, Cone Rasmussen, Leigh Rathie,

Ann

259. 277. 310

239. 252. 277 92. 242. 252.

Ralhie, Lonelle

310

Rathke. Jenny

292 Rathman, Sean 277 Rausch. Daniel 231,292 Ray Harold 310 Raymond, Stephanie 16, 17 Rea, Chad 255 Reardon, TJ 153 Redd, James 94. 281 Redd, Matt 219, 221 Redd, Patnck 39, 310

Reelitz, Meredith

176,

239

Reese, Emily 242, 310 Reeve, Richard 255 Reeves. Shem 280 Reichar, Kelly 24 Reichan, Greg 310 Reichert. Knsten 227 Reilenrath, Carrie Reitt,

Jeremy

Reiss, Lisa

260. 261

Roesch. Becca 259 Rogers. Leslye 310 Rogers. Note 58 Rogers, Sara 227. 310 1 78 Roller. Joshua Root. Steven 227. 235. 293 Roper. Greg 88 Rosa. Chnsten 239, 293 Rosborough, Jenniler 261,310

Roseman, Michelle 18,261,310 Rosenbohm, David 255 Rosewell, Mark 200, 287 310

Ross, Jessica

Rouse. Jennifer 263 Roush. Angela 293 Rowe. Anna 255 Rowe. Mike 5 Rowland. Lonita 271,281,293 Rowlette. Ann 83, 1 53 Ruckdeschell. Michael 39, 271 Ruckdeschell, Mike 39 Rude, John 90

310

Ruan

Ruiz. Lia

62

202. 271. 274. 287

Rukstalis. Chnstina

240

310

Rule. Jennifer

Ruse. Kimberly 310 Russ. Bernadelte 281. 311 Russell. Kelly 261 Ryan. Amanda 250. 311 Ryan. Brenda 88. 195. 245 Ryan. Joseph 188. 189 Ryan. Katie

293

Rybolt. Carii

31

228, 242, 245, 252. 311

Rydberg. Keith

310 Sacco. Andrea

268. 310

Saito. Yukari

227. 254

Robin 249, 261, 310 Reitsma, Kimberly 310 Reksecker, Corky 52

Reiter,

277 Renaud, Nichelle 160 Renken, Amanda 310 Renner, Theresa 255, 292 Rentie, Stelame 239, 265, 267. 275. 310 Residence Hall Association 172. 266. 267 Residential Housing Association 148 Reusser Janet 94 Reuther. Rene 310 Reynolds. Demse 155 Reynolds. Jennifer 310 Reynolds. Tanya 227 Religious Lite Council

Schlamp, Jennifer Schlegelmilch, Heidi

249 293

>ScMi/?aM,52.hosiolPBS "Joy of Painling," where he

Schmal|Ohn. Russell 302 Schmidt. Angela 255 Schmidt. Stephanie 18. 19 177 Schmitt. Krystal Schmitter, Julie 311

loved (o paint "happy

Schnack. Alyssa 228. 257. 259. 293 Schnack, Jill 311 Schneckloth. Suzy 237.259.311 Schneider. Andi 202. 203 287. 293

Schneider. Andrea

Schneider Max

31

/liUAua

HuJialfsJt, 89.

rocket scientist, developed the

Saturn booster

Shan

160 186 Schnieder Robert 179 Schoenemann, Todd 293 Schneider,

litlle

trees"

Schnieder, Nina

259

Scholten, Janelle

Scholten.

Sam

ABC

/o/*^ A. SccUi, 11,

news correspondent

31

Schoessler. Paulette

^evuf, Biet^el, 8 1

257, 311

created

.

friend, Joe Shuster

238. 239. 252. 292

271

Reiste. Steven

31

Schirm, Michelle

Schroepler. Kathryn

277

Reineke, Stacy Reisner, Kathy

Schendel. Amy 239. 293 Schendel. Timothy 311 Schevarty Natalie 277 Schieber Craig 267, 311 Schimmel. Jacqueline 259. 31

Schroeder Jamie

261

210 295 Robertson. Rhonda 227. 231. 242. 259 150.254.255.257 Robinelt, Tyson

Ruffin.

Reece, Stuart 225. 273. 274 Reed. Amy 273 Reed. Bnan 255 Reed. Nathan 255 Reed, Suzette 310

54. 311

Schartel. Lisa

Robertson, Kevin

Rueckerl. Nicole

Redman, Harry 246, 255 Reece, Amy 267

254

J

Roberts, Tony

Roberts, Stephanie

Ross. John 96 Ross. Theophil 59. 90

217, 280

274. 277. 31 273. 311

Schalfner Lynette

Superman with childhood

Robinson. Matt 310 Robinson, Mindi 257 Robinson, Rosetta 52 Rodgers. Anthony 293

207, 281

Randies, Kelly

1

311

250. 251 Schaeller. Marcella

Schany B

1

261 Schoppman, Mitch 311 Schramm. Tara 227. 259

Robinette. Kraig

263 310 259

Ramirez, Kathenne Ramirez, Mercedes Ramsey Carra 242, 255, 310 Ramsey Shad 190, 271 Randall, Bcaden

Meggan

227. 310 310 Riley Christina 310 Riley Mary 233. 259 Riley Nancy 81 Rimmer. Melanie 310 112 Rinehatl. Mark Ritland. Brenda 206. 225 Rives. Kathy 35. 263 Roach. Kristin 257 Roasa.Jill 261. 310 Robbins. Jennifer 310 Robbins, Tamara 292 Roberts. Amy 259 Roberts, Angela 269, 293 Roberts, Kali 310 Roberts, Mark 287

261

i.nslaben. Sarah 1.

268, 310

Rihner. Heather

261. 279. 310

Ted

QMinlin.

186

Joe 287 Richmond. Dana 257 Richters. Retisha 310 279 Riddle. Jaime

Riggan.

227. 310

Guillen, TiHany

227, 242

Renee

Rider Marylynn 310 242 Riedel. Laura Rieschick. Denise 231 Rieste. Steve 95

r

.

SCEC

Riddle. Kimberley

249. 310

.11.

:.

Scales. Janetta

232. 246

Richert.

Kenneth 310 Hursel. Amie 292 Putney. Mark 227. 254 Pul.- Ed 103. 254 Keith 292 roy 231 u.

t

88

Kevin

Richardson. Joyce

279

Stephanie

h

Keith

Tamara 310 Rebecca 310 Richards. Both 88. 245 Richards Stanley. Sande 231.275

lolalions Student Society ol

t

'li>ger

240.

Rhodes. Rhodes. Rhodus. Rhodus.

292

111

255

Scaglla. Lauri

Rhamy Jason

Rice.

.

11 1

1

227 293

Samlow. Michele 96. 293 Sanchez. Mansa 259. 279 Sandau. Shauna 3.263.311 Sander. Aaron 231

Scholz. Kyle

17,

Schuiz,

Susan

Strangelove" and "Easy

57.61.90

Schullz, Charles

227. 311

Schumacher, Jennifer 245, 293 Schurkamp. Pat 138 120 Schuster. Johnna-Kaye Schwantes. Nathan 255.311 Schwartz. Gary 227 252. 275. 279. 311

Schwartz. Natalie

Schwebach. Shelly 312 Schweedler Paul 277 Scoles. Amy 312 182.228. 245.250. 255. 312 Scotl. Andrew Scon. Angela 252.312 312 Scotl. Diana 162 Scott. Mannn 228. 242, 258. 259. 293 Scott, Nicole 279 Scott, Russ 275, 293 Scott, Tammara Scrogin, James 293 Sears, Julie 250 Sebanc, Julie 8 Seek, Kimberley 293 Seek, Knsti 259, 312 Seckel, Justin 267. 312 Sedore. Chad 257 Seetm. Charles 312 Sego. Dawn 239 Sehnert, Brayton 312 Seidl. Doug 227, 254 126,312 Seitz, Casey 255 Sellers. Doug SelzerAndi 263 Sempek. David 312 Senel. Tolga 279 Sergei. Al 239 Sergei. Deanna 88 ShaHer Lori 237. 293 Shanks. Veronica 312 Shannon. Katie 259 Sharp. Erika 312 Sharr. Christy 312 115.261 Shavnore. TJ Shearer Terah 263. 312 Sheets. Susan 81 Sheffield. Amy 239. 252 Shelley Margaret 257 312 312 Sheridan. Kelly 312 Shendan. Robert 64 Shields. Mike 254 Shepard. Natalie Sheppard. Kristy

Shipley Dr

Shields,

Sarah

Shillerberg,

Frances

31

83, 197.

278

250. 312 Shipman. David 277 Shockley Genevieve 252. 312 Short. Jason 255 Short, Lisa 277 Shuler, Natalie Shull.

275. 279. 312

228. 239. 312

Chnslopher

hits

such as "Top

Gun," "Crimson Tide" and "Dangerous Minds"

^okit ^eiiiake, 68,

and captain of the

pilot

TWA

jel

hijacked to Beirut in 1985 ••

KiiMxf 'ImiIo^,

and

sister

1

model

7,

of fellow model

Nicki Taylor

£aMa best

'lun*!^^; 75. actress

remembered

for her roles

"The Postman Always

in

Rings Twice," "Peyton Place"

and "Imitation of Life" HwiMie. Wluie., 57, founding

member

of the Miracles:

discovered Stevie Wonder.

WJuie., 74, one of the

to play

ZiJ^t

first

major white

li/ofJ-, 86. created

the Evelyn

293

Shipley Staci

Shrieves, Nathaniel

%(M. Si4yifAan, 52, pro-

venues

228. 235. 254. 257

Shimamoto, Miyoschi

ducer of

comics

252, 267. 312

Shane

Rider"

African-American night club

268. 271

Shelton. Cynthia

Sanline. Rachel

Saucier Dwayne 255.311 Saunders. Steele 228.311 Saxton. Alyssa 227 Sayles. Kirsten 257

Tc^-iy SauikcMt, 71, screenwrilter of "Dr.

.

Shields. Russell

Sao. Lau 275 Saragusa. Rosemarie 311 Sasser. Jacshelle 205. 287 Saucerman. Jim 88

31

257.311 Schuler, Natalie 252 Schulte. Sarah 261 293 172. 277. 293 Schultes. Lisa

Sanders. Caroline 228. 248. 31 Sanders. Lisa 225. 242 Sanders. Louis 270. 271. 311 Sands. Staria 263

252

31

Schulenberg. Lara

Dynamics ^O'ie.

Wood

Reading

Institute

IfflaiaA., 75. author

of "The Truth About

Them"

and "The Franco Years"

231 312 .

Index

.327


1

Amy 313

Shutt,

19.

263

Sierck. Scott

Smith. Sara

263

227.231.259

Sibbit. Chaiyti

Smith. Travis

Kmbetty 261 Sigma Alpha 17S. 259 Sigma Alpba lota 171. 250 Sigma Gamma Epsilon 250 Sigma Kappa 151.

90. 91.

3.

172. 174. 175. 261

Epsilon

Ptii

115. 153. 172. 173. 225. 260. 261

Sigma Sigma Sigma Sigma Sigma

Sigma 250 Sigma Sigma 18. 172.

Soderstrom, Scott

263

153. 225.

19. 152.

277

175, 276.

Simenson. OavKj 267 Simenson. Paul 294 252. 263. 313

Simon. Steve 242 Simons. Tricia 313 Simpson. Ptiillip 313 Sims. Chnslina 313 Sindelai.

Sparks.

Came

205. 215. 281. 287. 313

Sipes. Enc 69. 120 Skaggs. Trent 101. 156 Skeens. Eric 239 Skriver. Slater.

Amy

Slater.

David

Spiehs. Kevin

208

Brad

Cara

Spire,

313

237. 293

Splan. Joel

88

170,

279. 294

Sportsman. Elise

Rachel 239. 265. 279 Andrea 259 Sluss. Janjsha 273 Sly Tittanie 313 Smashey Derek 261 Smeltzer. Jim 105. 255

Spoils. Jennifer

294

Slobotski.

Spradling. Carol

77.

Smith.

Adam Amy

Springale.

Staake. Stahl.

148. 268.

Smith. Derrek

219. 221

294

Enc 313 Smith. Enca 242 Smith.

Gamck

267. 313

252.261.313 Jeremy 313 Jeriy 287 Karen 252 Kimberly 267 Mark 313

Smith. Jeffrey Smith. Smith. Smith. Smith. Smith.

Smith. Monica

50. 268.

Smith.

Raymond

Smith.

Samuel

233.259.294

215.281.287

Sandra

294 Staker. Sandy 263 Stalnaker. Casey 261 Slalone. Tncia 263 Stanislav. Dr Kavka 291 Stanley Aaron 313 Stansbury. Jill 255 Staples. Farrah 263. 313 Stark. Judy 252 Starkebaum. Cynthia 313 Starkey Beth 98

Smith.

Starkey Brian 259. 261 Stames. Kelli 313 Steen. Bonnie 313 Sleenbergen, Gayla 207

313

228

Slehman, Paul

.

ished

first,

Hooiie and the Blow-

went from playing

fish

parties for

fin-

S30

to staying

al

frai

on the

pop chart with a number one bum.

al-

Dean Feiber and Mark Bryan saw their every-guy mugs Sonefeld,

splashed on magazine covers and

TV

screens, most notably

Their debut album,

^

band as "whiie-

bread'" and "bland." but Hootie and the Blow fish found a with their infectious songs about

_^^

"Cracked Rear

II

more than

View." sold

IL iF

making

II

the

1

1

million copies,

'^ ing

following

loyal

it

one of

15 best-sell-

albums of

all

^

250

Suthers, Michelle Sutton, Sutton,

Bnan Chad

275 287

Tom

221

Tamerius. Sharon

237. 294

wa,s

buying houses and demand-

Tanabe. Kazuhiro

294

ing

new boxer

Tapp. Kalin

Grammy

Blowfish received awards for Best

New

.Artist

and

Sporting the same fashions ihey

wore as undergrads

at the l^ni-

shorts al every

concert venue, forever answer-

ing two age-old questions:

"What

did one get the bajid

Talbot,

Mary

Talley.

Kenneth

Tapia, Tish

South Carolina, band

who

328

_

^

Contemporary Traditions

had everything?"' and "Bo.xers or briefs?'"

Tipton.

249.261.314

Tison. Bethany

Tieerdsma. Carol 81,281 Tieerdsma. Mel 163. 211. 212. 213 254 Tielle. Michael Tjelmeland. Lisa 261 Todd, Kim 101 Todd, Territha

252

Tokdemir.

162

Ahmet

231. 245. 279

Tokunaga. Miki 294 Tomlinson. Bnley 257. 314 Tompkins. Phil 246. 279, 314 Tonabi, Koz

287

Mac

273, 311, 314

Tooley Heather

194

Amy

141,287 Torti. Shannon 287, 314 Toth, Richard 22, 314 Touney Shannon 233 Tower 252 Townsend, Heather 242 Townsend, Lilian 178 Torres,

Trammell, Jeff

261

Trapp. Jolene

30 255. 314

Trausch. David

Stephanie 8. 261. 294 Tremayne. Ashley 227. 294 Tnebsch. Chris 93. 242. 252 Tripp. Stacy 233. 250. 294 Trost, Christina 187, 314 Travis.

88

294 269 Trusty. Tricia 314 Tsui.Wai Mn 294 Tuck, Jason 295 Tucker, Brenda 281 Trump. Pele

252, 314

Tucker, Christopher

Shanna 232 Tummel. Lisa 295 Turk. Joey 194 Turkish Club 279 Turner. Andy 254 Tucker,

261

228, 239, 252

313

Renee

^

237

233. 277 Mathew 313 Tappemeyer. Lynette 187 Tappmeyer, Steve 1 16. 123. 219. 221 Tarwater, Jason 242. 267 Tate, Connie Jean 313 Tale.

versity of

members Darius Rucker, Jim

Yoadan 275 Mary 314 263 Michael 314

Tinsley Jenny

Turner. Mike

Tapp.

Best Pop-Rock Group,

261

313

Lunnda 97. 227. 228. 235. 242. 259. 295 224 Tutt. Robert 314 Tyler. Stacy 263

though. Their only extravagance

critics

Megan

Tierney Janet 281. 314 Tierney Jen 314

Turner,

dis-

all

Thrasher,

Titibens. Mike

Turner. Kristal

missed the band. Hooiie and the

love.

Howexer. not

275 Thomas. Carty 313 Thomas. Ginny 239 Thomas. Greg 1 Thomas. Jennifer 259. 313 Thomas. Knsli 267. 275. 313 Thomeczek. Enc 246. 313 Thompson. Missy 287 Thompsn. Pat 81 Thompson. Jennifer 261 Thompson. Lisa 240. 249. 252, 261, 313 Thompson, Sean 112, 261 Thompson, Steve 287 Thompson, Tammy 246 Thompson, Tom 263 Thomson, Nancy 84, 235 Thomspson, Pat 239 Thornburg, Amy 279. 313 Thomhill, Jennifer 240. 313 Thornton, Alison 313

Truelove. Kristy

The band's suc0~^- cess did not go the members" heads

first

255

Trowbridge, William

313 Swantek. Charles 254 Swearingen. Courtney 263. 313 Sweat, Corey 257 Sweeney Krisli 206. 207 Swisher, Matthew 255.313 Sybert, Terry 313 Sylvester. Casey 257. 313 Srabo. Rebecca 263 Szlanda. Christina 255. 313 Sutton. Stephanie

Szlanda.

?B time.

.

81

Suppal, Preeti

Support Staff Council 175 Suski, Chnstopher 313

MTV videos.

Critics dismissed the

on

313 250. 252. 313

Thiese. Eric

Tonnies,

313 Summers. Aaron 227 Sumy Wendi 239 Sundberg. Kon 235. 294 Sunkel, Mary Jane 84 Sunkel, Robert 230

Aimee

Thaden. Angela 313 Theobald. Lon 259

Tillman.

4

211. 212. 213. 280. 281

Thackor. Lesley

Tilahun.

Sullivan. Sherry

Proving some nice guys

Teschner.

Stritzel.

Chns 242. 254 Subn. Dave 200. 287 Suhr. Scott 227 Sullivan, Chns 233. 239 Sullivan Jennifer 313 Sullivan. Jeremy 313

313

287

Thacker. Whitney

261.

Stuva.

174

Greg

Strider,

Stunn. Jerry

81

Slettens. Shirley

231 245, 313

240. 249. 313

Corey 227, 228, 254. 257 Dawn 252 Stmad. Melissa 246. 277. 294 Strohman. Lana 294 Stromley Dawn 294 Strope. Vannesa 69. 273. 313 Stubbendick. Lisa 233. 275. 294 Student Ambassadors 279 Student Association of American Chemical Society 249 Student Health Advisory Council 268 Student Missouri State Teachers Association Student Senate 148.268 Student Support Sen/ices 268. 269 Stull. Lisa 294 Stumi. Brian 313

259. 294

10

Renee

Staker.

313

Smith. Debra

233 313

Dawn

Stains.

261

Smith. Clmtoo

Amy

Stageman. Laura

174. 257.

Smith. Chris

Kim

261

Springer. Mattie

277

84

230

Spnggs. Michael

313 Smith. Andrea 261. 313 Smith. Blase 92 Smith. Brian 249. 255. 313 Smittl.

Kim

Spradling.

279

227 255

Sleevi.

Teale.

313 219 Stoecklein. Man 264 Sioil. Marnae 263 Sloll. Melanie 263 Stolle. Chns 240. 242. 249 Slolle. Chnstopher 294 Stone. Amy 261, 294 Stone, Hillary 261, 313 Stone. JoNell 259. 313 Stork. Laural 242 254 Stott. Kerby Stolt. Travis 227. 313 Stout, Timothy 313 Stowe, Andy 256 Stowell. Dorothy 313 Strade. Kourtney 250 Strader. Jennifer 250. 279 Strandburg, Chanal 313 SIraube, Rodney 238 Sirauch. Jody 92. 252 Strauch. Man 227 Strider. Brian 227. 254

233

Spicer. Micheal

275. 313

Skinner. Mictiael

Bnan

98

76. 160. 271.

Shannon

Tegan. Jackie 252 Temel. Ebru 279 Terry. Krista 281

224. 313

Came

Stiver.

255. 313

Walledda 228. 259. 313 Teague. Troy 227 Teale. Adam 113

Stockton. Fred

Spears. Donovan 1 79 Speech'Thealre 90 Spegal. Carson 313 Spencer, Allison 313 Spencer, Jennifer 207. 237

242

Smctair. Tate

294

C Barnes

Taylor.

294 Stiens. Lon 95 Stigall. Chns 175 Stiglic. Stephen 239. 313

279

Anne

Taylor.

Taylor.

313

Devin Stiens. David Stickel.

Sons. Richard 294 Sorensen. Paula 277. 287. 294 South Complex Hall Council 268 Spagna. Christy 242. 252. 294 Spalding. Kara 261. 313 Spalding. Mike 274 Spangler. Leandra 67 Spano. Joe 255

2SS. 275. 313

Simler. Jennifer

Sohm. Bons

Stewart. Kathe

Stewart. Kurlis

252, 253

Taylor.

Taylor. Indyia

237. 240. 294

Stewart. Jennifer

209, 281

Sondgerolh. Shantel

Tau Delta 252 Tau Gamma 262. 263

Silvey. Callie

Professional Journalists

Society of

Ptii

Society

Stephens, Brad 1 70. 277 Stephens, Dawn 263, 313 Stephens. Jennifer 294 Stephens. Sarah 225. 259 Stephenson. Robert 294 Stevens. Heather 294 Stevens. Julie 242 Steward. Kim 257

Smotherman. Troy 227. 254. 313 Snell, Jeremy 249 Snell. Michelle 313 Snider. Lindsey 257 Snodderley. Brooke 313 Snodgrass. Kimberty 227. 313 Snodgrass. Lon 313 Snyder. Olivia 242

Sitefs.

257

Stenger, Emily

267. 268

Smith. Zachary

'

273. 313

Sievars. Sharia

Sigma

67 313 227

Smith. Sandi

Sibbernsen. Tracy

313

Tatsunami, Yuka

294

Tatum.Bart 113, 210, 211 Tau Kappa Epsilon 152. 153. 171.173. 225 Tau Phi Upsilon 175.263

Uhde, Matt 211, 212 Ukpokodu. Natalie 81.165 Ulvestad.

James

237. 255. 259. 295

University Chorale

Uphoff. Sarah Dry,

Gary

84

265

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(II

Posliiiol"

aquaintance rape, sexual

"Sense and Scnsibilrly"

,ind

Actor Nicolas Cage. "Leaving Las Vegas;" Massimo Troiski. "The Poslnian Postino);"

Anthony Hopkins. "Ni.xon:" Sean Penn. "Dead Man and Richard Orcyliisv.

"Mr

(II

V\ alkinj.'

harrasment,comiTiunication

skills

Holland's Opus"

Actress

Man

Susan Sarandon. 'Dead Vegas;"

Emma

Thompson.

and Men,

1

Walking;

"

"Ixaving Las

Lli/alic(h Shue,

and assertiveness.

".Sense and Sensihilily;" ShiU'on Slone, "Casino'

Madison Counly"

Slrcep. "Tlie Bridges of

rrqÂŁ.

Supporting Actor Brad

Pill,

"12 Monkeys;" Kevin Spacey. "The Usual Suspects;'" Tim Roih.

"Rob Roy;" James Cromwell, "Babe" and

Fid Hiinis,

"Apollo 13"

R^

Supporting Actress Mira

Son ino, "Mighty

Aphrodite;" Kate Winslct, "Sense and Sensihilily."

Joan Allen, "Ni\on;" Mare Winningham, "Georgia"

and Kathleen Quinlan, "Apollo 13"

Emmys Comedy Series: "Frasier" Drama Series: "NYPDBlue" Drama Actor: Mandy Patinkin. "Chicago Hope" Drama Actress: Kathy Baker, "Picket Fences" Comedy .\ctor: Kelsey Grammar. "Frasier" Comedy Actress: Candice Bergin. "Murphy Brov^n" Drama Supporting Actor: Ray Walston. "Picket Fences" Drama Supportinj; .\ctrcss: Julianna M;irgulies. "ER" Comedy SupiK)rtinj; Actor: David Hyde Pierce, "Frasier Comedy Supporting .4ctress: Christine Baranski, "Cybil" Be.st Made for TV Movie: "Indictment: The McMartin Trial"

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1

255, 257, 314

Wogner, Mark

V

275, 314 259,314

Wehrlo, Crislelyn Woipert, Jennifer

267 314 urn, ^mio 227 len, Jenntbr 314 1 James 92 314 V.1M [iv«? Jenny van Dyle, Pall 96 V*ln Gop Maic 254, 255, 256, 257. 259, 295 Rogina 255 I'ltlel. Mall 227, 275 t.ua 237 Men, Matthew 295 ,indi 275 oitio

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.

.

,

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11

261 Jennifer 261 Malt

.18,

174,259,261,295 314 163, 314

Anna

Amy

^-en.

Beth

182 ftti Dorothy 299 166

Dr. n. IV

Jetf

•I.Luc 170, 205,281,287 Cory 255 Oyann 57. 61. 90 61, 90, 190, 271 IS. Mark 237. 279 iue2. Marc 227 Itch. Chris ihe. Jessie 255 Pelt. IS.

150. 237. 242. 243. 250. 255. 295

Shawn larde.

314 177

Wells. Larissa Wells. Lynette

227. 228. 242. 254. 314

Justin

288 267.295 -.'ichael 255 Mary 259. 276 cey 190 •..ole 259 ..•1 Roger 84 Vorseqgern, Jon 254. 255 Vborlman, Tondee 245. 257. 314 Voris, Jolene 295 Vbrtherms. Chad 314 iVyrostek, Jennifer 240. 295

Ken

295 314 Waldbillig, Olivia 314 Walden, Dave 262, 263 Waldron, Amy 314 Waldron Jennifer 216, 217 Walk Scott 104 Walker, Ann 252, 295 Walker Brice 254 Walker, Brooke 237. 255 Walker, Lonnie 295 Wakefield, David

Walt)urn, Knslofor

Walker, Shelly

Ward Jennifer 252, 295 Wardnp Melissa 267, 314 '.,'-

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281 layme 250, 257, 314 Markee 273 jton, Devin 80. 267. 314 Wdienius. Corey 261 Wasluy, Collon 103 Wasser, Julie 232. 295 Waterman. Laura 259 Watson, Michael 82 Watson, Michelle 173 Billee

Watts, Brian

239

Watts Palrck 277, 295 Way. Denise 259

Wayman,

Kirk

Weljcr Cata

Weber, Scott

240, 241, 249, 295 246, 279, 314

239 Weekly, Amy 255 Weers, Kevin 255

Dee

221

Manabu

Yearous. Mike

315 315 255 237, 275

Jessica

Yengulalp, Erhan

279

Bahar 231,275,279,315 205, 287 Yoo, Jason

The man and

209 239

Whithar. Brian

WhorleyEzra Widen, Deecy

118. 119. 204. 211. 212.

5.

287

Widmer, Laura 85. 92. 93. 237. 252 Wieczorek, Scoti 263 Wiederholt. Angela 263.314 279. 314

Wiederstein. Scott

233. 240. 277. 279

279. 314

29 years. Phil

The show touched on

of the times and went

239. 265. 267. 314

the topics in

depth

the act. Described as a pioneer.

and reasons for the

he discussed

for the top-

made him

stand

rest.

chats and the

314 Cara 314 Williams. Jaimee 314

to

be a "bona fide news program."

the first talk-show

With a mixture of public-affairs

314

show

declared the "Donahue"

into finding the backgrounds,

out from the

277. 295

Amy

after

il

host to invite the audience into

ics

Andy 235. 287 Aimee 276. 277. 314

Wlllers.

mic who gave

Donahue's curiosity

Wiedmaier. Brian 245. 263 Wieland. Sarah 231. 261. 314

Wilks. Michael

quits

Donahue was

239

Wiederstein. Knsti

his

ihe audience a voice called

257 314

Whitworlh. Marcus

Known

topics.

for his hluntness,

it

was

moment of silence when Donahue announced that he

a rare

would be ending

He

career.

his talk

show

what he did

insisted

strange-bui

was journalism,

confes

not just en-

Williams. Bridget

true

Williams.

228, 246, 314

Jill

314 314 Williams, Sabrina 314 Williams, Jodell

Williams Melissa Williams, Silas

221

Williams, Travis

212 314

Williams, Tyler

sionals of the

tertainment

guests. Donahue

for

Donahue was seen in more

broke new

ground

Carolyn 237. 250 Wilmarth. Todd 227 Wilmes. Jason 295

the

people.

in

Willis,

Wilmes.

Wendy

Wilson. Cherie

Wilson. Wilson,

Wilson, Mia

sion

227. 245. 314

126. 233. 242. 246,

295

93 295

Wilson. Mike

,

.,

234. 235

314 19. 263. 314 Martha 120 Wineland. Tim 99. 237 Winghan. Kathleen 233. 267, 314 Wilson. Scott

Wilson. Tracy

than 200 mar-

kets

- •1

.7-

^--l-.J.

a wide-eyed Midwestern chann to the talk-TV format.

While following 227, 233, 235, 245, 257. 295

Wilson, Michelle

era. B

He brought

257 246

Doug Hawkeye Kay 158

Wilson, Marli

the televi-

314

Wilson. Angela Wilson.

Wall,

Yarbrough.

257. 315

315

Yano. Yasuhiro

Yeldell.

263

1

Dennis 314 Josh 97, 227, 228, 242, 254, 314 Wallace, Gracie 314 Wallman, Greg 227, 235 Walsh, Kara 314 Wanninger, Peggy 279 Wannmger, Sarah 235. 245. 314 Ward. Chris 255 Ward Heather 231, 279, 314 Wall.

315

Shanna

Yamnitz.

Whitehead. Donna 242 Whitford. Brad 314

Williams, 170, 172

227.315

Stephanie

Nancy 84. 235. 245 Randolph 315 Zeman. Mark 295 Zengitli. Emre 255 Zeren. Erah 279 Zhang. Yun Liang 232. 246 Ziemann. Dan 267 Zierke. Carol 263 Zimmer. Deanna 255 Zimmer. Sieve 255 Zimmerman. Michelle 255 Zion. Shad 31 Zook. Joseph Dustin 315 Zuber. Erica 263 Zuck. Kimberly 234. 235. 295 Zwank. David 91. 163. 279 Zweifel. Tom 102. 228

Yildiz,

Wilkerson. Sarah

149,

295 315 Sue-ann 31 Lewis 315

Zaner. Toni

y Yamauchi. Toru

249

White. TiHany

Wilke.

Wake, Shawn

Zaner, Bobby

272. 273. 315

Xu. Loretta

Yatabe.

249. 277. 314

Wiley.

273 314

Zainul.

Zeiler.

Yarkasky. Sarah

White. Lauren

Wilburn. Kristina

Waier, Jamie

Mark 228 Nura 138

Zabelin,

Zelilf.

314

Whittington. Carrie

Wai, Tsui Yin

275

ZA, Nura

Zeilstra.

314

92. 212.

White. Kristy

Whiting. Jason

Kristy 314 Wagers, Slacy 279 Wagner, John 67 Wagner. Scott 277

255, 279

Zeiler.

279. 281

..ne

Wagaman,

265. 315

Zeiger.

Doug 246 Casey 249

•in

w

Amanda

257, 295 Reva 227, 295 Robbyn 315 Wu, Leonard 238 Wurdeman, Tena 217, 287 Wyble. Sryce 237 Wyllie. Ryan 315

Whitaker.

White.

Carrie

Wright,

Wright,

240. 249. 274. 295

Whitaker. Brian

White. Jeremy

Lashara 257 LeaAnn 257. 314 Aaron 225 255 VidJL.^^ Denick ;.r Tom 153 Greg 314 irner.

227. 252. 315

Sally

Wozny

Jetf

White. Heather

Vial.

Young. Tiffany 80. 315 Youngs, Rebecca 87, 315 Yuan, Hong 84

245. 259. 315

Wright,

212 Matthew 255. 295 Shannon 287 Tim 314 Whigham. Melissa 295 Whipp, Jennifer 314 Whipp. Keely 281. 314

White.

Wookey. Jennifer 261 Woolf. Jason 261

Young. Amber 266.315 Young. Jenifer 259 Young. Sarah 263. 315

Wright, Angie

Welsh. Cathleen 239. 279 Wensel. Kerry 231 Wentzol. Eric 287 Werner. Becky 227 Wesack. Kevin 314 Wesley. James 314 Wesselink. Troy 254 West. Amy 277 Westphalen, Cindy 261.314 Weymuth. Annelle 1 57 Whaley. Jessica 228. 277. 314 Wheeler. Angela 252. 273 Wheeler. Beth 315 Wheeler. Wheeler. Wheeler. Wheeler.

Youmans. Sarah

Wortmann.

19

Wells, Kerry

263

Wooden. Angela 274. 275. 315 Woods. John 239 Woodward. Erie 277. 315 Woodward. John 83

Worley. Stacia

257, 314

Wells, Jennifer

275

fltetter.

.

239, 314

Wells, Eric

255. 257. 314

Claudia

Andy

Welch, Clare 314 Welch, Jamie 233, 250

5

his

microphone

cord, he confronted guests with

,

N

-

_

£

-

at

the

heisht of his

5

career and won 20 Emmys and a Peabody award. Because of sleazier

vision

talk

show

tele-

imitators,

questions from the studio audi-

Donahue's ratings dropped dras-

ence. These questions were often

ticalh.

followed by pained responses,

with his television talk show and

but they were answered.

felt that

He had reached

the top

Wilt.

Winghan, Tom

265, 267

252, 279 Winstead. Wayne 217 Winter, Esther 88 Winingar. Sherri

Winter. Travis

Donahue became

even before marriage because

315

Wise. Mark 315 Wishon. Randy 315 Wisniewski, Alisha 228. 259

208 Wilzke. Jeremy 255 Wolf, Ruth Ann 264, 315 Wolken, Cheryl 295 Witthar. Brian

Women's

Issues

in

Wonderly, Angela

Society and Education

227.315

Wong. Wai Ka 295 Wood. Dr Liz 18.91.270 Wood. Jody 315 Wood. Keith 12 Woodburn. Erin 315

a feminist

278, 279

his

With high.

il

was

his time to retire.

his face, posted billboard

Donahue

still

grinned over

viewing audience was consisted

Broadway. With equal curiosity

of moms. This also brought about

and bluniness, he

an enthusiasm for his job. Be-

show

cause of their main interest

enthusiasm for the television media. Donahue was one of the

getting his

interest

them

won

down

to (he real

grew

in

answers,

a ruling from the

the talk

Donahue

first talk show hosts and was remembered as the host who

FCC

save

into helping

find answers.

left

business. Witli his great

that

nation's

his

audience a voice.

Index

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regard for your experience on Tovi ('/and

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you played. Of

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my

believe this has been the

most talented group of editors 1 had the pleasure

utmost thanks goes out

Tower

editors

who

taught

elements of the job and how

and Toner.

1996 rower Editorial Board.

Front

Row-

Christy Spagna.

Ruby Dittmer. .Amanda

McManigal.

Mike Johnson and Jason Hoke.

Second Row: Lesley Thacker.

Tom

Derrington.

Laura Riede Jennifer Ward.

Blase Smith.

Laura Widmer, Jennifer Simlcr

and Chris Tucker. Back row: Jackie

Tegen. Michelle

Murphy. Stacy Hensel and

Dennis Esser.

33;

Editor's

Note

1

I

bit

of wisdom you had

was taught by

to

to the

me

previous

about the

manage school

the best and took

me

hank you forgiving

pan

ol

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to offer. Karissa.

glimpse

first

ol

few highlights of the

are a

Mike and Ruby: You two were

an opportunity to be a

Tower, showing nie the

u hat the pressures ofbeing editor were and the

me up

your dedication.

sou

loi all

it

took. Angela, thank

your support throughout these past

years and your friendship.

We

contemporary twist

some of the sacred

to the

&

Ben

attempted

our volleyball

had

We

'/Vnrcr traditions alive.

a great time with

Jerry's ice

cream

skills

and

snow. Through the fun

and tension we put out the best book Northwest's history and the

first to

ha\'e a

in

CD-

ROM component. we .set some high many of them. Our main Tower a new look was a great

editorial board,

goals and achieved goal of giving

accomplishment and each of you.

that credit

is

to

given to

Yoi

difficult decisions. I

know

at

appreciati

I

times the rest of th<

wondered about us. but we were a terrifii

Il

has been a great three years workinj

together.

book while keeping

inhaled our share of to perfect

a

some

in

editors

team.

can say we added

definitely

year.

terrific.

took on your share of responsibility and backei

anuumi of dedication

As an

of working with.

My

c\cr

I

am

going

to

miss you guys

terribly

have a personnel problem.

Mike.

I

Mike:

You are a wonderful listener and alway

managed

to help

me discover a solution.

I

valui

your input and advice. You handled som(

all

difficult situations with perfection.

the

same

Il

Tower Rangers." every weekend and able to make snow angels with you.

Hey

won't

not hearing you say. "Go. Go,

h Gc

not being

Tueker. where' s that aitline you were

goinf^ to write.

Ruby:

Who wiuild have ever known that firsi

weekend as freshmen, when we went scavenging around Wells

irvini;

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all

stuHit

Ward: You are the olficial Copy Guru. Many mes \ou. Tom and Siinler cooked a lot of 'ould ha\ e

been

was

it

Toner

great soup.

without you ingeniousness

lost

nd \our talent lor playing red rover. Also,

would we have gotten without our daily

there

ose ot "Bite me." and the ever so witty one-

you pro\ ided

ners

Puny

I

want

by saying, you

have Mike's missing key.

know many

I

mes you took a few more slams than others, was our w ay of showing how much we

ared.

a rough beginning, but over time

was

It

grew close and

You

value our friendship.

I

idiato a lot of energy

and your spirit helped get

through some rough spots. Thank you tor

s

't

be o small,

wonderful idea. cost

our hardw ork.

Tom:

know

I

my

of

were

the sports blurbs

"hank you. ^'ou kept tose

you devoted

me

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1

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but

hell,

to

them,

me

and gave

a

sure the other

work weekend was

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how much

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me? Your photography and

a

am

I

Jennifer

This

and

ballerina

my

You came

balancing Missourian.

hell year

and Tower, but you handled

it

w ith such

Even though you were dropped on

compare

quirrels.

it still

the

was

\ou helped

I

Michelle

greatly It

Jackie

does

laugh and for being such a wonderful friend. I

Jason:

some tough

us out tremendously in

am now

addicted to Diet Coke.

count

I

enjoyed your hypothetical situations and chatting with

thanks for

all

you behind the blue the

It

doesn

't

make me

you

that

thank you.

I

also

I

ppreciate your patience with the sports

remember, never buy cinnamon

from a vending machine again.

\

little

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could

ease the tension

our backrubs. the stories about your

I

like to

don"t

know

)rgive you. but

I

if

men

you created on editors"

they will ever be able to

never be able

to forgot

them,

he entertainment designs are fresh and exciting.

hank sou

for the time

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it

Chris Tucker

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Leslev Thacker

PHtrrcxiRAPHY Dikkctor

thank the

I

vent

had hoped.

you

that

staffers.

did. I

know

hope each of you know what a critical in the

the

my

and

role

you

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family:

instilled in

me.

I

I

you contributed.

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I

ith

is

me

that ice

cream

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lotos vou brought back from a shoot.

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am

Photo Enn-QR VidhoDirhctor

Fred Lamar Willie .Adams

Video EDm)R

Mike Bowling

Video EnrroR

Jennifer Stew

Audio Director

an

Redd

for you.

Thank you

Audio Director

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BUSINESS DEPARTMENT Heather Townsenti

Wortmann

Jeff Smith

Steve Browning

Xiatrtising Director Sai>.s Reipreseotative

S.Aij-is

Represent.ative

Busine.ss

Manager

a

tor

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this

book as much

cooking and passed

as

it.

my

giddy

will cherish the

test

are

my

Blase Smith

Adviser

Generai Manager

with Hying

Tower

Staff:

.Anne Baca. Derrick Barker. Mitch

Baysinger. Dyana Kwong-Burvee.Gene CasseU. Jason Cisper. Leslie Doyle. Sarah Elliott. Jae> Frear. Chris

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memories and these

Marhe Saxton. .Angela Seoll. Genevieve Sehockley. Chad Sypkens. Lisa Thompson. Dave W'alden. Angela Wheeler.

.Amanda .McManii;al

Tom

friendships forever.

with the

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Sally

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Associati-:

our constant phone calls and

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Mani Wilson

for every problem.

deadlines were rough and the hours long, but

played

CHihh Photographer

Laura Riedel

Thank

basic food group.

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mood and

id the unique hairstyles ads.

would

basement and reminded

nailed that squirrel.

Our own

way

things did not go the

You always had a solution Thank you so much for all 1

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me and for letting me

for believing in

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th

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have reached

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to assist

until

Stacy:

Jason Hoke

remember that

Your dedication continually shone

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You are the lingo god. I could always on you to come in with a great attitude.

To my

nvone and stay

)lls

Assistant

fact checker.

keep the vibrating monkey

Just

You were always w illingly

esign. Just

EnrroRiAi

Christy Spagna

appreciate you slicking with us.

away from the bunny. Power to the vibe.

Her. that's not a handle.

trough.

Murphy

TegeN

DESIGN DEPARTMENT

and you are one hell of a

Thank you.

Associati-.

EnrroRiAi. Assistant

snowing.

it 's

Michelle:

situations

Copy Ass«:iATk

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you on Tower again.

great to have

Look

harassment you gave the

to the

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Ward

in right at the perfect

appreciated and you are one hell of a printer.

peapod.

little

jment and throw n into a snow bank, Dl

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Jennifer Simler

Laura: Without your continuous support,

ise.

Is

Managi.no I^midr

,<suni(u.

ToniDcmngion

work weekend I have been on

the first

is

time for in the past two years.

advice and endless bowls of chili the year

was a

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You are such a talented

it

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erson and could always find a way to jmpromise between photography and copy. I

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printing skills

stole the cookies.

vertical.

it

he designs are beautiful.

now^

.Milce

Johnson

will the tape

Tucker and me.

the approval process with

please try and

ditors will be in debt forever.

Christy:

Mc.VlaniL'

Jackie:

the time

all

EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT

he a personal

to

Board

Editorial

also sorry about the tragedy of your bunny.

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has

it

came a long w ay and kudos to you

ut that

IC

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moment. Your contributions were

to preface

1996 Tower

me

for letting

pan.

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to

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in

sometimes.

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vou believe

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run photos beside the

to

Amanda 'ilpliiihcl

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for challenging

and

you have had.

diltereni hairdos

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me.

tor

am glad lo sec your eyes glillering

also ic

you have done

all

admire you

1996 Tower Editor

in

'i'amauehi

Chief

Contemporary Traditions

333


With

The

Ihrce-lciiths

of a second

was 98-101.

tlnal score

Ai a press conference. Dr. Jim Redd, alhlelie director, discusses ihe

discover) of Rick Jol ley's reported incligibilily.

Sieve

Tappmeyer. head basketball coach,

was

in disbelief after

finding out abmii Jolley's 14 minutes of

play in one exhibition

game while

playing for

Pcnn State earlier.

j-

o

six years i-

The game used a semester of <^

eligibility,

makin^

Jolley ineligible for the

o

1996 spring semester,

o.

Wcll wishers sign a banner let

Mercedes

Raniirc/^

lo

know

Northwest loves and supports her.

Ramirez was one of four

survivors in a

Colombian

air

plane crash over w inter break.

President Dean

among

Hubhard

is

mourners gathered around Ihe Bell of '48 in the

memory

of Kyle Peterson

Peterson, a 19-year-old phis,

Mo., native died

accident on

334 r J.

New

Mem-

in a car

Year's Eve.

Closing

loll

on ihc

cauMiii; ihc

(.lock.

Bcarcals wail lor otficiais lo

Cals nol

lo coiiiiiuk.' hi ilic

ailiiisi

conlcrciKc

tin.-

score

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As

ihe yoarcndocl,

traditional

many

.scht)t)l spirit

ihings had changed, but the

remained the same.

Student Mercedes Ramirez received some of the struggled lor

life after a

was one of only lour

Colombian airplane crash

pitch

first

While many vocalized

faculty

members signed

on opening day, April

spirit

by

.\

their support for

Mercedes, others vocalized conferences.

which she

in

and the Kansas City Royals recognized her

having her throw the

she

survivors.

Thousands of Northwest students and a giant card

spirit as

in

speech

The Forensics Team ranked

sixth in the nation,

one of the highest

rankings ever for a Northwest team. Spirit also

played a part

in the

recovery

won

of the basketball season as the men's team

championship

However,

the

MIAA

for the first time since 1987.

the Bearcat

team was beaten by Pittsburg State

University three times during the season, including a 101-98 loss in a

heartbreakingly close

game during

the first

round of the

conference tournament.

More heartbreaking was

that

M

Rick Jolley.

Penn State

to

who was

reported by

have played

exhibition game,

in a

1990

was determined

to

have been ineligible for competition.

More snow

^ o

than usual and record

low temperatures

to the area

Northwest

down

caused

'

,

f time

in 17

to shut

for the first

years and only the third time in Northwest history.

Besides unusual weather, students also had to get used to the renovations

Colden Hall

to

which displaced professors from Penin Hall and offices

Administration Building to

Many

Thompson

T

I

ill

P

in the

Ringold,

things changed on campus, but one thing

remained the same

contemporary

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; school

spirit

was

truly a

tradition.

Contemporary Traditions

335


Downing beers al The Palms. Scolt Anderson, Chad Voss, Sherry

Hayden. Travis Garten. Jenny

Edwards and Paul Gerlaeh enjoy eold drinks and

conversation during an October night.

The Palms,

which was established in

1957, was the oldest bar in

Maryville but

still

drew a contemporary crowd of students and

alumni. 'osing