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Tower 1998 Volume 77

Northwest Missouri State University

800 University Drive Maryville, 64468

mo

(660)562-1212 Enrollment: 6,280

Different views of the Administration Building signify the adaptations that ran

campus. With the high expectations Northwest attempted

to

maintain order

in their

world of chaos. To

be a never-ending obstacle as they walked orange fences. Photos by Sarah Phipps

rampant throughout and staff

strived to uphold, students, faculty

to their

many

students, construction

seemed

to

classes surrounded by steam tunnels and


Opening

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Opening*

STRUCTURE SEEMED TO BE LACKING WHEN WE ARRIVED FOR OUR FIRST DAY OF CLASSES. DESPITE PASSED CONSTRUCTION DEADLINES, CAMPUS STILL LOOKED CHAOTIC UNDER A SEA OF ORANGE FENCING. THROUGH THE MESS, MOST OF US WERE STILL ABLE TO REMEMBER ONE THING:

From ChaT^^ Comes Order TOWARD THE END OF THE FALL SEMESTER THINGS

^""^^^'Throughout campus, chaos took

When

form

its

many ways.

in

the Bearcat

spirit

ripped

through Rickenbrode Stadium on

Homecoming,

wreaked havoc

it

on Southwest Baptist University.

Homecoming many forms late nights of

of

displayed

itself

chaos. Between

pomping and tedious

dress rehearsals for the Variety

Show, students found themselves in

a worn-out daze.

life

In

chaos also took

its toll

students, whetherthey to

balance

tween

their

everyday on the

were trying

schedules be-

their social

and academic

lives or just trying to get to

while winding their

maze of the

of

class

way through a

orange fencing because

construction across

pus. Photos

cam-

by Sarah Phipps

BEGAN TO LOOK PROMISING. ONE -BY-ONE, OPEN TRENCHES DISAPPEARED AS THE STEAM LINE CONSTRUCPROJECT REACHED COMPLETION. TION WAS NOT THE ONLY CHANGE MADE ON CAMPUS. IN ORDER FOR US TO MAINTAIN OUR REPUTATION AS THE ELECTRONIC CAMPUS, NEW PERSONAL COMPUTERS REPLACED VAX TERMINALS IN RESIDENCE HALL ROOMS AND COMPUTER LABS TO ALLOW EASIER ACCESS TO THE INTERNET. ^--- IN JANUARY, GOLDEN HALL'S DOORS WERE FINALLY OPENED. NO LONGER WOULD WE HAVE CLASSES IN STRANGE BUILDINGS AT ODD HOURS. INSTRUCTORS PACKED UP AND LEFT THEIR RESIDENCE HALL OFFICES TO SETTLE INTO THEIR NEW ACCOMMODATIONS. GOLDEN NEVER LOOKED BETTER WITH ITS TECHNOLOGICALLYDESIGNED CLASSROOMS AND NEW OPEN ENTRYWAY. THE FOURTH TIME PROVED TO BE A WINNER FOR US AS WE WON THE MISSOURI QUALITY AWARD. PRESIDENT DEAN HUBBARD SAID THE AWARD AND THE QUALITY OF NORTHWEST WAS INDEED A TEAM EFFORT, rx^ IT WAS THE BEARCAT FOOTBALL TEAM, HOWEVER, THAT GOT OUR ATTENTION AS THE 'CATS FINISHED THE SEASON UNDEFEATED. WE CLAIMED THE MIAA CHAMPIONSHIP, ANOTHER HOMECOMING VICTORY AND KEPT THE HICKORY STICK AT HOME.

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Adaptations

4

WITH CHAOS RAGING, ONE IN ITS MIDST FACED TWO CHOICES: IGNORE CHANGE AND DENY THE RESOLUTION OF CHAOS, OR DO WHAT IT TOOK TO BRING CHAOS TO HEEL — MAKE

Adaptatl^^H^

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THE UNIVERSITY FOUND ITSELF ATTEMPTING TO ADAPT TO ITS OWN EVOLUTION. VICE PRESIDENT OF STUDENT AFFAIRS DENISE OTTINGER LEFT IN OCTOBER, LEAVING

AN OPEN SEAT IN THE

PRESIDENT'S CABINET. THE

BOARD OF

REGENTS WAS SET TO APPROVE TRIMESTERS, AND STUDENT SENATE HELPED

EDUCATE STUDENTS ON THE ISSUE NEW STUTHROUGH OPEN FORUMS. DENTS PONDERED THEIR VALUES AS THEY CAME TO NORTHWEST DURING ADVANTAGE WEEK. ON SOME SCALE, ALL OF US DEALT WITH VALUE CONCERNS AS WE LOOKED TO THE HEADLINES AT EVENTS THAT TOOK PLACE IN

MONEY THE WORLD AROUND US. WAS A CONCERN FOR MANY AS WE STRUGGLED TO BALANCE OUR UNIVERSITY BILLS WITH OUR ENTERTAINMENT MEETING NEEDS REQUIRED NEEDS. CONSTANT CHANGES, AND NORTH-

WEST'S CONTINUED DRIVE FOR ACHIEVEMENT WAS BUILT ON THE FOUNDATION OF THESE ADAPTATIONS.

As they sift through what used to be Sigma Phi Epsilon house, Sig Eps Andy Vanness and IVlark Pederson salvage what they can. The fraternity was forced to adapt

the

without a house after their alumni to tear it down because of its decided board poor condition. Photo by Jason Hoke

to

life

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many

he lives of

freshmen changed dra-

t STUDENT

matically throughout

Advantage Week.

Advantage Week

al-

lowed freshmen to move in

and begin

their

new

to adjust to

week

lives a

before other students. Activities

were

plenti-

ful for students in

Gary

Ury's Freshman Seminar class. The class, comprised of undecided jors,

ma-

gave students the

opportunity to interact

with

new

people.

Mem-

bers of Ury's class at-

tended

many

events to-

gether throughout

Ad-

vantage Week, such as speakers,

comedy

per-

formances and tours.

Photos by

Amy Roh

lE

K


Photo Essay

efore

Mohammed

Bilal

en-

tered Bearcat Arena, Angela

Horn

a prize by shoot-

tried for

ing from the

midcourt

Horn switched out Dry's

of

line.

Gary

Freshman Seminar

class to Pat Lib's nontraditional

class to better

fit

her sched-

ule.

ipping a mocktail provided

by CARE, Brad Davis enjoyed the X-106

had

just

Beach

been

Bilal with his

to

Party. Davis

Mohammed

peer adviser and

a few classmates.

Activities

such as the beach party lowed freshmen

to

al-

meet new

people outside of their Fresh-

man Seminar

classes.

n

Sunday

Week, Gary on a tour

have

Advantage

of the library.

As Ad-

Week came

vantage close,

of

Dry's class went

to

a

some freshmen may

felt

overwhelmed by

the information given to

all

of

them

throughout the week.

dvantage

men

Week

let

fresh-

get a head start on their

computer

skills.

Students got

instruction

on how

tronic mail

accounts and hook

up line

to

OPAC,

to

use elec-

the library's on-

card catalog.

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7


Photo Essay

8

•

^/^/hile trying to

fix

a

conflict

between Freshman Seminar and

football practice In

Steve

Sharp's schedule, Gary Dry called

one

coaches

of

tion to the

Sharp's football

determine a solu-

to

problem.

All

fresh-

men got a chance to meet oneon-one with ing

their advisers dur-

Advantage Weel<, which

lowed them

to

al-

adjust their

schedules and ask questions. fter their

sion,

to

advisement ses-

Gary Dry's students went

Textbook Services and

picked up their books. Sara

Begley got her first taste

crowded the

lines

basement

of the

and long wait of

Hudson

in

Hall

where Textbook Services was located.


dvantage

was

the

first

Week

time that

many students had been away from home

for

an

extended period of time. For everyone involved, the

week was

a time of

exploration and testing of

new-found freedoms.

Students formed many

new

relationships dur-

ing Advantage Week.

Some

of those relation-

ships were destined to lapse over the course of a

few weeks or months, but some relationships

were more lasting. It was

during Advantage

Week

that a person

could gain friendships that

hecking which classes

were

still

puter

in

available on a

the

com-

VAX lab of Garrett-

Strong were Ivan Spradling ,and

peer adviser Jim Davies.

Students :heir

made changes

schedules with both

adviser

and peer adviser.

in

their

would

last a life-


Student

Life

â&#x20AC;˘

10

Anxious Preparation decisions and responsibilities during

Nearly

1

tlieir first

made

,200 freshmen

year of college

the journey into college life during

u

Some were excited and some were

I

prepare for a

"97.

Advantage

Advantage gave them all a chance

scared, but

to

new way of life.

"We planned a program of entertainment and a variety of classroom situations and 'S then we

meshed it all together so they had a wide variety of experiences," Advantage

Coordinator that

s

Deb Collier said. "Sometimes we had a lot of things for them to do, but

was very important

overwhelmed so to feel

E

freshmen

was constantly something

there

to

to

be to the point of being

do and they did not have time

homesick."

Earlier in the

CO

for first-time

summer. Northwest conducted

its

Summer

Registration for the second year to help incoming freshmen find their easier.

During

SOAR,

met with peer advisers

the students

And

Orientation

in their areas

way

a

little

of study to

ÂŤÂť

arrange their

fall

schedules.

Although Advantage took about

six

months

to organize. Collier said there

was

one thing for which they were not prepared, did not think

"I

we were

assistance," Collier said.

wanted

to

know how

prepared for the overwhelming need for computer

"The students moved

into the halls

computers.

to use the

and they immediately

think the academic computing

I

department's line was busy for three days solid."

Some

students found other areas of chaos they were not expecting, such as the

ever-changing face of campus, "I

thought

"When

I

it

would be cleaner by

the time

we

toured here (in spring 1997) they said

got here," Phillip Sensenich said.

all

the construction

would be done

by now." Although the construction was see that "It

by Kelsey

said.

made Advantage

still

visible,

it

was the things

the students did not

successful.

was amazing how many

"What made Advantage

little

things were involved in Advantage," Collier

a success

of those things. They only saw the

was when

glitz

the student did not really see any

and glamour and the big parts of

it. It

was

Lowe difficult to pull

it

off,

but overall,

1

thought

it

was

a positive experience for them."


Advantage '97'11

Carrying box after box, freshmen move

The which

into Millikan Hall.

Cat

Crew,

consisted of several

upperclassmen who lived in the halls,

residence

arrived a day

early to help students

move in. "Cat Crew was very helpful with moving really big

Amy

objects,"

Blunk

Advantage '97 allowed freshmen to move in 2 days earlier said.

than upperclassmen.

Photo by

Amy Roh

57% female

4-37o

male

Keeidence

with the

hall

moet

freehmen: Dieterlch •

Total

money

awarded to

Uni-

/ersity Fresldential Scholarship of

Merit recipients:

about $64;000 •

Total

money awarded tc

University Fresidenttal

Scholarship of Merit

Mohammed

speaks about his "Twelve Steps to Becoming Culturally Diverse." Some of his steps included traveling, reading and Bilal

Bilal, a former cast Real World," used the

learning other languages.

member of MTV's "The

fame he got from the show to publicize message. Photo by Sarah Phipps

his

CassandraJohansen signs upto join Campus Activity Programmers at the Merchant/ Organization Fair. The fair gave students the chance to get involved with groups like CAPs, which used the fair as a chance both to recruit members and publicize various events CAPs brought to campus. Photo by Lesley Thacker

eemifinalists.

$34:000

about

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Student Life

â&#x20AC;˘

12

Impressions

First initial

experiences during

week

liis first

of

life

at college

M was not too fond of the thought of getting out of bed. good-bye to friends. especially since boxes on the floor of our caravan and my parents and between a bunch of myself in I seated for most of the ride and woke up to see the sign drive Maryville. I slept two-hour to began the I It all

started at about 7 a.m. I

e o

that read

>

was out

on Aug. 20.

I

until 2 a.m. saying

"Maryville 10."

Soon we had parked the van in front of Phillips Hall. I entered the lobby and was greeted by a bunch of upperclassman. which 1 later realized were Resident Assistants. I met my roommate at about noon. We had talked several times on the phone before, but I was pleased to finally meet him. Dad and I soon began putting together a loft that would allow us to have more space in our room. Two hours and a lot of drilling later, it was finished. My parents and I spent the rest of the afternoon hauling stuff up to my room. My roommate brought his stereo and I brought my TV and VCR and for a while, we seemed to be the attraction

IBO

of the

hall.

After awhile, I realized I had nothing more to do but organize the room.

A small smile leaked out of my mouth and were leaving.

E e o B 9

Mom's By

cheek.

told

I

my

them

He was from

quickly hid

them

parents hugs and led

loved them as they

I

my roommate

5 p.m.,

dinner.

gave

I

I

and

I

to the

seem too happy they

door as a tear started running down

left.

decided our room was organized.

the Maryville area, so he

My parents could leave.

did not want to

it. I

knew

We

a lot of people.

I

went to the Union

for

followed him shyly.

my roommate and I went back to our room and finished it as well as we could. would not be fully functional for a couple of days. Our phones were dead, and we could not watch TV because we needed a special cable to hook it up. Finally, we needed extension cords for our refrigerator and microwave. My dad called nights later wondering if we had caused After dinner,

It still

(0

a major explosion with our problems. After a hall meeting,

go see Jim Wand.

to

Later,

I

On

(0 0)

our room for a

bit.

Then we met other guys from our floor

it. I

was glad

I

had snapped out of

it

because

I

would not have wanted

i

comedy show he put on. I thought it was hilarious the way he put people to sleep with

effects such as

Thursday,

journey across

minutes

in

I

snapped out of

to miss the

sound

we hung out

When he tried to hypnotize members of the audience, became hypnotized.

later,

machine guns and airpumps.

woke up at 7 a.m. so I would get to Freshman Seminar on time. I made the campus to Wells Hall, and after a bit of searching, I found the room. A few 1

our peer adviser introduced herself and our instructor sauntered into the room.

At 7:30 p.m., my seminar class met to go to "Tiger by the Tail," a comical show about college Following the performance, I waited patiently to see David Naster. As a guy that loves comedy, I could not believe all the people that were leaving the auditorium before Naster even issues.

got on stage.

Once Naster

were streaming down

started his routine,

and country music. He also

On

Friday,

I

I

do not think

I

ever stopped laughing. The tears

my cheeks as he performed sketches about Daytona fans, golfers, fishing wowed

the

crowd with

had a tough time getting out of bed

his

to

drumming

my

meet

ability.

seminar class for "Social Issues

Then I had to struggle to stay awake during the two speakers. Later that night, I spent some time with my roommate and a couple of other guys before they took off on a date. Then I invited another friend over to watch the Chiefs" game. The ComedySportz show was also happening at Lamkin Activity Center that night. When the allcall was made, we looked at each other and decided the football game was boring and we had in

College"

at 8

a.m.

nothing better to do.

On

We

Saturday evening,

I

laughed a ton and were glad

member of MTVs "The Real World." read a variety of poems. Later, disc jockeys I

by

Mark Hornickel

we

went.

attended the multicultural event with

were comical and

I

Bilal

Mohammed Bilal,

a

fonnercast

touched on many issues concerting diversity and

met .some friends for the X- 06 Beach Party on the Tundra. The head was nearly knocked off when they threw out free CDs. 1

my

some people and drinking a mocktail when I turned around just in time to catch McNarland CD. It shattered my plastic cup in the process. Sunday arrived, and after checking out the Methodist church in the morning, 1 spent much of

was

talking to

a Holly

the afternoon preparing for classes. That night college.

I

went back

to

my

residence hall. ..ready to start

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Several students fall under hypnotist Dr. Jim Wand's spell during his performance in Bearcat Arena.

Wand was no stranger to the

North-

west campus. This was his tenth straight year performing for Advantage. Over a span of 14 years, Wand had performed more than 30 shows for Northwest. Photo by Chris Tucker

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Two members

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of ComedySportz perform a Shakespearian version of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears." Complete with a referee, penalties and points, ComedySportz teams competed against each other in improvisational comedy skits. Photo by Amy Roh

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Student

Life

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14

Fitting CHoices in

an attemiit to find wiiat

is rigirt

for

Uiem

and sororities were a large part of many students'

Fraternities

The various Greek

lives at Northwest.

organizations' recruitment and selection of

new members

got

underway with Rush Week. In sororities.

9

Rush Week began with an informal meeting where

explained and pictures were taken. Girls met with the

Rho

the rules

Chis, a group of

representatives from each sorority, and then attended several parties.

day. Bid Day, they were sent invitations to attend

which they wanted

selected the sorority to

was them picking

"It

I

chapter did decide

Some girls did

us,"

who

more

were

On

the last

functions, and finally they

to pledge.

Sigma Kappa member Sarah Alexander said. "But the

got sent the invitations."

not receive final invitations for the last parties from the sororities

they wanted to join, which influenced their decisions not to join. "I

a>

came

"When

I

into

Rush Week hoping

to get into a certain sorority,"

did not get an invitation to their last parties,

I

Jane Doe* said.

just decided to quit rushing

and not join another."

On

the other hand,

came down

some of the new hopefuls received many

to the final parties, but

"The whole process turned camp.

It

was

me

still

chose to decline sorority

off," Sally

Smith*

five days of getting ordered around.

Fraternity rush

invitations

was handled differently.

It

It

when

it

life.

said. "I felt like

it

was boot

was exhausting."

consisted of less formal events such as

barbecues and organized sporting events sponsored by the fraternity.

The pledges of Delta Chi

filled out

forms

telling

about their

and grades. Then they met with the active members,

who

who

interests, activities,

selected

who

got in and

did not.

"A

lot

of the actives

knew some of the pledges from high school

had some background on them," Chris Olsen

said. "I

guess

so they already

we just looked for the

'good guys.'" In the end, the final decision

by Courtney Stensland

to

become

part of the

Greek

was up to the rushee whether or not he or she wanted

life.

*names have been changed

to protect identity


Rush As she watches IVom a second-floor windov\ ol ihc W. Jones Student Union, a nishee anxiously awaits the moment she finds out about a possible bid. All J.

fi\e sororities i;athered outside the

pledges could meet their

new

Union so

sisters.

that

Pholo h\

Siini/i I'hipps

Alpha Sigma Alpha

member trich

Jennifer Pit-

embraces

ty sister as the

a sorori-

tension of

Rush Week winds down on Bid Day. Bid Day often brought out usual-

hidden emotions as

ly

sorority

members con-

templated the bond of sisterhood.

Photo by

Amy Roh

A

shriek of happiness

greets

new Sigma Kap-

pa pledge Heather Wagner

as she

ward tive

moves

to-

the sorority's ac-

members. The en-

thusiastic greeting

the first

ceived

was

welcome refrom other

Greeks as part of the

Greek system. Photo by Sarah Phipps


Student

16

Life

Dry Bones performs

Marypalooza durNorthwest Week. The rock band travat

ing

eled

all

the

Colorado

in

way from order to

play their blend of both original Christian

music and other songs from bands such as Stone Temple Pilots and Pearl Jam. Dry Bones performed two shows during Northwest

Week. One set was done outside, using the Bell Tower as a stage. The second show was done at the Spanish Den inside the J.W. Jones Student Union, because of rain. Photo by Amy

Roh

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Theresa Brueck whacks her opponent, David Douglass, as they box in an inflatable ring. This

The

cushioned ring, complete with oversized gloves, let students take out their frustrations on each

Blue Key member Marisa Sanchez. Reynolds was chosen for her dedication to the University

other before the start of finals week. This

was

one of many activities scheduled for Northwest Week. Other activities included the Senate/ Faculty Hog Roast. Photo by Amy Roh

Bell

Tower provides the backdrop as is crowned Tower Queen by

Jennifer Reynolds

as well as heracademic achievements. Another Big Man on Campus, was given to Brian Starkey in a competition sponsored by Delta

title.

Zeta. Photo

by

Silas Williams


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orthwest

Week

171

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Final Celebration Northwest Week provides free food, music and games to students to

Students

out to enjoy a chance at having

came

Northwest Week. The April 21-27 event blended

from the

some fun before

finals during

a variety of elements, ranging

<5

traditional to the bizarre, in order to cater to a

broad range of students as

5'

they celebrated Northwest.

Faculty

members and Student Senate helped

Senate/Faculty

Hog

5; 3' oroL

Week

Roast. Northwest

start the

week off by cooking

for the

organizer Duane Hazelton said this

type of participation was key.

"Northwest Week was successful because of the way the University worked with

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Student Senate and some of the Northwest organizations," Hazelton said.

Other events included the crowning of the Tower Queen. Student organizations sponsored entries

in the competition. Finalists for the contest

based upon their level of involvement

at

After Jennifer Reynolds was crowned

Honor

were selected largely

Northwest.

Tower Queen, she gave credit to Blue Key

Society, the contest's organizer.

"Blue Key was so kind." Reynolds throughout the process.

I

was very

said.

"They

really kept us well-informed

grateful for all the

work they put

into

Tower

Queen." Northwest Week also included Marypalooza, a carnival centered around the Bell

Tower

that featured local singers

and bands, such as the McKenzies.

McKenzies member Austin Howell

said he

was pleased with

the turnout for

Marypalooza and with the opportunity

to play

some of the band's

original music.

Tower Service Awards were

also given out during Northwest

honoring outstanding faculty, support

were handed out

at a

banquet

Week. The awards,

staff and student contributions to

in the University

Northwest,

Conference Center.

Award winner Jill Templin said it was a good idea to combine the awards banquet with Northwest "I

Week

festivities.

thought having the Tower Service Awards (during Northwest

more memorable," Templin

said.

"My

parents enjoyed

Week) made

coming up

for that

it

and

by

Marsha

Northwest Week."

Many enjoyed the activities presented during Northwest Week. Finals stress was

James and

momentarily put on hold as students and faculty were able their peers'

accomplishments and have a

little bit

of fun

to recognize

at the

same

some of

time.

Travis

Dimmitt


Student

Life

18

Quality Time the beginning of a cultural, activity-packed weekend

anticipation of Northwest's Family

The

Weekend was evident

all

across campus.

'5!

Two

hundred green and white balloons were put up around the block of Bearcat

Arena, greeting signs were hung, tickets were purchased, schedules were planned

and the rumble of vacuum cleaners echoed through the residence tion for the arrival of family

and friends on the weekend of Oct.

halls in prepara-

3,

4 and

5.

« "It

was a

lot

of work to put everything together," coordinator of the weekend's

events, Shari Schneider, said. "It took cooperation

some events from (1996)

s festivities

that yielded a

from everyone. Elimination of

low participation and the addition of more

and decorations helped to make the weekend a good experience

for both

the students and their families."

Many activities were planned on Saturday for all age groups.

Small children were

invited to take part in events along the block of Bearcat Arena.

up. with such attractions as the

A

carnival

was

set

M-4, a personal motion theater which simulated

riding in jets or ships while the participants twisted and turned in their seats, and the

Orbitron, a

NASA-like space simulator which spun

its

riders

around

in a circular

motion.

Boys and basketball

girls in the

camp

second to eighth grades were also invited to take part in a

for kids to learn

how

to shoot

hoops

like the

Bearcat basketball

team.

One

dollar or a non-perishable food item

Food Pantry

to participate in the

was collected

for the

Nodaway County

camp.

Northwest mens' basketball coach Steve Tappmeyer headed the program and said the camp proved to be successful, although the

number of participants dropped from

1996.

"The kids

really

seemed to be having a good time," Tappmeyer

said. "All fifteen

Bearcat players showed up to help with the camp, which included six stations to teach the kids the fundamentals.

We

knew

that

support for our players during the season so this

by Courtney Stensland

many

of these kids showed their

was

way of paying them back."

a

All ages were also invited to attend events such as the University

Welcome,

at

which the winners of the Family of the Year competition were announced. •

continued on page 21


Family

As part of the Festival of Cultures, an entertainer

During a carnival

with the Haskell Thunderbird

caters to a young patron

Dancers performs

crowd. Other components of the festival were the Fiddle Factory, the Alliance of Black Collegians, the Chinese Student Organization and a jazz ensemble. Family Weekend events provided something for everyone, no matter what their age. Photo by Sarah Phipps for the

Block.

for

Weekend

19

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Family Weekend, a clown in the Bearcat Arena

The weekend's festivities included face as well as .games like Guess the

painting,

Weight of the Senior Bearcats, Northwest Trivia, a ring toss, and a ping pong ball throw. Family

Weekend

let families spend time together and also have fun. Photo by Craig PIburn

Who they are: The family of Laura 5chu\enberg Where they are from: FlatXeniouth.

t-le'c.

Why they were nominated: "My family all went to echool here and they were all etill active with Northwest, 5chulentperg eaid. thought it would be a " nice honor for them. "

"I

Runners-Up: The Chris

Ready

families

of

Doud and Natalie Nowak

for the ride of his

life,

Bobby Bearcat The ride pro-

gets strapped into the Orbitron.

vided entertainment both for those

and

for onlookers.

who

rode

Photo by Craig Piburn

it


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watches

Bobby Bearcat is never too

busy

for

a

pic-

ture,

but Kyle Ford

was

not too excited

about being in tlie photograph with Bobby and Catherine Ford.

Family Week-

end brought out many administrators, faculty

members, students

andtheirfamiliesfora

day

of entertainment

on the Northwest Family campus. Weekend allowed parents to see the Northwest campus for themselves. Photo by Sarah Phlpps


Family

Quality Time 0)

O) (0

Other events included a tree walk across campus, the

Q.

li

Q

Tailgate

Luncheon and

first

Bearcat Bacicers

the Festival of Cultures.

<b

3

The festival included

.C

8

acts

from the Fiddle Factory, Haskell Thunderbird Dancers,

jazz ensembles, the Alliance of Black Collegians and the Chinese Student Association.

"The Festival of Cultures was an overall success," Michael Hobbs, one of event's organizers, said. "It

There was

was

in a

marvelous location that was very well-traveled.

of traffic around the booths and in the area.

lots

the

It

really

seemed to bring

everyone together."

A

football

game

also took place Saturday afternoon

Washburn University While

their fathers

in

when

an exciting match up. Northwest

the Bearcats took

won

the

on

game, 17-14.

chose to enjoy the game. Melissa Lusero and her roommate

chose to go on a walk of the campus with their mothers. "It

I

was good to spend time with my parents," Lusero said.

wanted them

"I got to

show them what

to see."

Other opportunities available during the weekend included bowling

at

Bearcat

Lanes and the nightly showing of the Freshman/Transfer Showcase play, "The

Good

Doctor."

Even with

all

the activities planned for the students and their families. Burton

Taylor chose to introduce his mother to campus and

They enjoyed

to

Maryville in his

own way.

a day of golfing, touring the campus, and having supper at Country

Kitchen. "I

thought

a chance to

Some

it

was a good opportunity

let

her see what

students were

I

to

have

was involved

somewhat nervous

my mom come," Taylor said.

"I got

in at college."

for their parents to be in town.

"My parents stayed with some friends in the area," Jess Siegel said. "After we saw the play,

I

went out and

it

was kind of weird knowing they were

Changes of events, decorations and locations

Weekend. The experience gave parents a child spent most of his or her time.

better

all

added

in

town."

to the success of

view of the

institution

Family

where

their

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22

Extended Tradition to help raise

money

for the

New Nodaway Humane

Greek Week was more than indicated.

The biggest Greek

its

Society

theme, "The

Week

That Zeus Got Loose,"

fund-raiser of the year brought changes in the form of

an extension from two days to five days, and a variety of

« E » 0>

Greek Week was extended

in

new games.

hopes of raising more money for the

New Nodaway

Society, as well as to increase participation in the week-long activities.

Humane

Greeks raised more than $700, donated towels and helped repaint the humane society's building.

Changes were added

to

some of the games during Greek Week. Along with and

traditional competitions, such as the chariot race, pizza-eating contest

Greeks also participated

race, the

in softball

to spice

up one of the

won

to the public for the first time.

to see exactly

A

Slip-

was added

traditional relay races.

Jason Klindt and Michelle Falcon

opened

tricycle

and volleyball tournaments.

and-Slide, consisting of baked beans and various other food products,

the

why Falcon and

the titles of

Zeus and Hera

in a

pageant

The opening of the pageant allowed people

Klindt were chosen to represent

all

Northwest

Greeks.

Admission

to the

pageant was $ 1

,

and

all

New Nodaway

proceeds went to the

Humane Society. Each Greek organization nominated a contestant, and each of the contestants faced a panel of judges for his or her final selection. "I

was surprised when I got nominated," Klindt

the final vote In the

I

tried to

said. "I did not

expect

persuade them not to vote for me, because

I

it.

Even

had no

Zeus and Hera pageant, the contestants were judged based on

at

talent."

talent,

interviews and a toga competition. Judges from each Greek organization were then

asked "It

my

to vote

was a

on who they thought should win.

blast," Klindt said. "It

college career,

One of

the

it

most

will stick out in

Davis

names and

the

my

that

when I look back

at

mind."

traditional contests of

organization that participated

by Gina

was one of those things

Greek Week was Greek Sing. Each

made up songs that included all fraternity and sorority

Greek Week theme.

Greek Sing allowed

participants to

compete

in a creative fashion.

'

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reek

Week

The tug-of-war competition had the men of Sigma Phi Epsllon pulling with all their strength against the men of Alpha Gamma Rho. As well as the traditional events, a softball competition

and Sllp-and-Slide relay were added to the extended week-long activities. Photo by Lesley Thacker

The women of Delta Zeta belt out their awardwinning song at Greek Sing. Spirit was shown through Greek members' participation in the

many

different

events and fund-raisers. Photo

by Lesley Thacker

Taking time off,

NIkkl

to

wash

Pratt gets

help from Sabrlna Peterson as Pratt gets hosed down. Pratt had

been down a Sllpand-Slide of baked beans and other food products as part of a

just

relay.

was

Greek Week

a time for the

Greek community

show

Its

to

support for

each other and

their

individual philanthro-

Photo by Chris Tucker

pies.

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Theta member Ranee Calson prepares the Slip-andSlide with baked beans for a newly added section of the relay race. Other food Items, such as applesauce and cooking oil, were used to make the slide slippery. Photo by Chris Tucker

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Extended Tradition <\

S.

"Probably the most exciting part of the week was watching

I

and

3

said. "It

c c

o

sororities

come

made

Much

of the hard work was worth

all

of the hard work and time the Greeks put

recognized during the awards ceremony

The ceremony allowed

all

Greeks

individuals and organizations for their "It

was exciting

who won

to see

Kerry Wells

it."

during the week was

in

end of Greek Week.

at the

come

to

of the fraternities

Week Co-Chair

together at Greek Sing," Greek

us feel like

all

together once again and honor Greek

work during

the

week and

the awards," Tacia

Beane

the entire year. said.

"This was

probably the biggest event of the year, besides Homecoming, to bring so

Greeks together

at

many

one time."

Greek Week awards were given out based on a point system and were presented in several categories ranging

Chapter

to

from Overall Greek

Week Award

Most

to

Spirited

Outstanding First Year Participation.

"When Tri Sigma won Overall Greek Week Award, I thought we really deserved it,"

Jamie Hatz

said.

"We

put Greek

Week

as

one of our top

Each organization handed out individual awards philanthropies to most inspirational organization.

priorities."

that

ranged from outstanding

The

individual organizations

voted on the awards and their presidents presented them.

The Order of Omega "The (awards

also had a

for) outstanding

hand

in selection

of certain awards.

Greek man, woman, sponsor and president were

based on applications and interviews," Order of Omega president Matt Kitzi

"The awards

for outstanding

Greek organization

for fraternity

scored automatically with 35 percent based on academics. intramurals.

The other 65 percent were based on

Alpha Sigma Alpha was one of the

and sorority were

Homecoming and

applications, but

sororities that

no interviews."

won many awards during Greek

Week. The award for Outstanding Greek Organization was awarded This was an award they had

won

in

said. "It

was something you had

Inter\'iews, pageants

Greeks

to

come

to the

Alphas.

previous years before.

"Being named outstanding Greek organization was a

Baker

said.

to live

up

extending the event and including more

new

Alpha Kelly

to."

and awards aside. Greek

together, both to start

real honor."

Week was

traditions,

activities.

and

really a

chance for

to relive old

ones by


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26

Acts of Pride spirit

during weel( of ''Famous Firsts"

"BOf

The reddish-orange October sun hung agreeably

picturesque afternoon sky

in the

9> as the Northwest football

team underwent its final preparations to take on Southwest

Baptist University for the

say that any

I

Homecoming game.

money wagered on

the

would not have been

game was placed

was no decisiveness

victory, but there

It

in

a stretch to

confidence of a Bearcat

Both Northwest and

in that statement.

'5 Southwest Baptist had graced their athletic teams with the "Bearcat" moniker. Any

<f>

similarities

between the two teams ended

in

nickname, however, as

their

Northwest's version of Bearcats blasted Southwest Baptist, 59-3.

lb CO

Rickenbrode Stadium was crammed almost

to the breaking point as current

and

former students, along with parents, grandparents, professors, Maryville residents

and even the occasional stray animal packed the stands and lined the fences around in did not

each endzone. The close quarters the fans found themselves

Homecoming atmosphere welcomed the

sight of so

that

many

suiTounded the game. Most people others

dampen

in the

the

crowd

coming out to watch Southwest Baptist play

the part of sacrificial lamb. "I

knew

seeing so

that

we had

a better football team,"

many people

at the

game because

it

Jeremy Jones

showed

Southwest Baptist took the opening kickoff and then,

were

to

go

all

day,

was promptly

scrimmage. Northwest took the promptly converted Greisen play.

hit Scott

The

its first

said. "I did not

a lot of school spirit." in a

harbinger of how things

stuffed for a two-yard loss on ball after

its first

Southwest' s fruitless

play of the day into a

mind

first

play from

initial series

and

down. Quarterback Chris

Courter with a 49-yard touchdown strike on Northwest's third

extra point gave Maryville's Bearcats a lead they

would not

relinquish.

Despite limited action, Greisen managed to complete nine of 13 pass attempts for

245 yards. His Homecoming heroics earned him the Don Black Memorial Award, given annually to the

Homecoming game's most

valuable player.

by Travis

Dimmitt

Despite his impressive

statistics,

Greisen believed that the award was not some-

thing he earned by himself.

and

Mandy Benge

"I think the

surprised that ^

award symbolized a great team I

effort,"

Greisen

won."

^.

said. "I

,

was very „„

continued on page 29


Homecoming'27 A

limousine ride tlirough Maryville guarantees

Bobby Bearcat style points as he waves to fans dunng the Homecoming parade. Though he was treated to luxury during the parade, the game itself was a different story. Bobby did 200 push-ups to celebrate each Northwest score as the 'Cats routed Southwest Baptist University, 59-3.

Photo by Chris Galitz

The Delta Sigma

Phi/Phi

Mu house decoration

nears completion as Heidi Schultz finishes up the final pieces of the pomping puzzle. Fraternity and soronty members spent hours of free time in

the

weeks leading up to Homecoming by Sarah Phipps

to get

ready. Photo

With nothing but green

in front of him, Derek Lane turns the corner and dances toward the

endzone. Though he was stopped on this play. Lane broke through later in the game when he took a swing pass from Chhs Greisen 77 yards for a touchdown. Photo by Amy Roh


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28 Delta Zeta Angel

McAdams grunts and shakes cavewoman

her stick as she plays a

in

her

"Bob and Dean's Excellent Adventure." The skit was performed during the Vahety Show, which helped get students into sorority skit,

the swing of things during

Homecoming week.

Photo by Sarah Phlpps

Homecoming Awards

Costume Clown: Sororitv- Fhi Mu. Mickey Kiouee Club Fraternity- Delta

Parade Supremacy:

Famous First Ladies Pomped Clowns Sorority- Alpha Sigma Alpha,

Fraternitv- Phl Sigma

Kappa

independent- Siama Society

Fast Food

Float:

Fraternity

HifMy Competitive. ?ini 5i0ma Kappa

Car Air Freshener

Bobby." Chris

Stigall,

played Ward, shared best actor honors for

the Variety Show.

Photo Phipps

by

Sarah

Epsilon, First

Wall Coming Down Paper Mache Clowns:

Mini-float:

Sorority- Delta Zeia.

Stsamk>at

I

Fraternity- Phi

Sigma K^ppa, Wheel and Caveman

Fire.

Clowns:

Independent- Siama Society,

James

fiest Overaii down- Delta Chi,

drown

Charlie Chaplin

Jalopy Tau Kappa Epsilon

Fraternitv- Tau

whoplayedJune,and Ryan Stadlman, who

Kappa

Kappa Sigm,a & Sigma Society Sororitv' Sidma Sigma

Tau Kappa Epsilon skit, "Leave it to

'Fau

First

Independent- Tau Phi Upsilon, Seriin

Qympetitive:

the bottle during the

Charlie Chaplin

Independent- dearcat Sweethearts.

5orohtv- 5iam3 Sigma Sigma

Ward and June pass

Chi,

Parade Awards

Sigma

K^ppa Epsilon


Homecoming

Acts of Pride The team effort let Greisen and company control the game from start to finish. The domination of Southwest Baptist was a testament

week before

to the

game was center stage

game had

to

who participated

many during

for

in the

largest

the

Homecoming. Though

in

weekend, the events

that led

the

up

be planned out and prepared for as well.

Northwest's marching band was busy

The band's

Northwest preparation

the contest.

Preparation was key for everyone football

to

Homecoming

in the

weeks

was

obligation

that led

the halftime

to

Homecoming.

show

at the football

up

game.

"We worked on our halftime show for two weeks," Angle Johnston said. "We also practiced 9:30 a.m. to

a.m. on

1 1

Walkout Day."

The day of the Homecoming game also proved strenuous for Johnston,

as she

was

forced to get up-close and personal with her band uniform. "I

was in my uniform from nine in the morning

Though

the

until 5:

marching band concentrated more on

Northwest organizations

its

1

5 at night," Johnston said.

halftime show, most other

Homecoming saved their work

that participated in

for the

parade.

Sigma Kappa member Tess Miller was

a

"Being in the parade was great because

showed me how many people on campus

knew me,"

Miller said.

was great

"It

to

it

costume clown

make

the

little

in the parade.

kids smile."

Besides clowning around, sororities and fraternities also built floats for the parade. "I

had fun working on

float

because

I

got to

know my

sisters,

even though

it

was

cold and the guys never showed up," Miller said. "Our head of float, Brooke

Quigley, worked hard with no recognition."

Other organizations also participated sponsored a band of kazoo players Unlike high school bands First

"I

who were

in the

that

to

Meena Ewing

do

it

because

said. "All

my

I

went

Hudson

out for awards and recognition, the to

Hall

Famous

have a good time.

for hall council

friends

parade.

marched through downtown Maryville.

Hudson Hall Kazoo Band just wanted

wanted

Homecoming

were doing

and

I

thought

it

would be fun,"

it."

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30

The

University shines

Rule

is

in

the distance, and Aja

illuminated as she works on the Alpha

Sigma Alpha/Tau Kappa Epsilon house decoration The ferns wheel design was without a house, as the TKEs had lost their home to a fire in 1 996. The house dec was built on the site of the new house. Photo by Sarah Phipps .

After she

is

crowned Homecoming queen, Chns

Pavalis gets a hug from Cathy Wright. Pavalis

was sponsored by Sigma Sigma Sigma, and was chosen from four finalists. Photo by Sarah Phipps

On top of the Delta Sigma Phi and

Phi

Mu float,

Mike Nihsen reaches to put the last few pomps in place. Most Greeks started working on their floats in early in

September in order to finish them

time for Homecoming. Photo by

Amy Roh


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Acts of Pride 2>

S s

In addition to the parade,

I

decorations.

a

many students.

.c

1

Pomping was

a

massive amounts of time were spent preparing house

way

of

life

Homecoming festivities for

Cries of sore hands could be heard across campus, but

same students agreed finished and an

it

was well worth

enormous

feeling of

sorority sisters,"

many of those

the effort after their masterpiece

1

got to talk to and get more acquainted with

Sigma Sigma Sigma member Jamey Dedrickson

"Pomping was redundant and

was

accomplishment had overcome them.

"For me, house dec was a time when

my

prior to the the

tiring but

it

was worth

it

said.

because our house dec took

first."

Some

students were surprised, but pleased with the success of their labor.

"Traffic said.

"It

was backed up on took

me

all

of the streets that house decs were on,"

forever just to get off campus.

It

was worth

it.

Amy Teig

though.

It

was

exciting to see what the different organizations had done."

The Variety Show, emceed by Jen Brandt, Northwest get into the Homecoming

theme "Famous to

Bobby

Firsts," Variety

Bearcat's

Chris Stigall and

"I

Show

skits

with laughter. With the

ranged from the

first

Homecoming

man on

the

moon

Variety

Show

first kiss.

Ryan Stadlman shared

for their parts in the

satisfaction in the

spirit

Jerry Nevins and Sarah Derks. helped

Tau Kappa Epsilon

the best actor

skit,

"Leave

it

to

award

in the

Bobby."

Stigall

expressed

show.

thought there was far more student control than in the past," Stigall said. "The

student co-chairs had far more overall control in the end product, which changed the structure of the

show."

Chris Pavalis and Brian Starkey were crowned the

Wednesday performance of

through Friday of

the Variety

Homecoming queen and king after

Show. The show ran Wednesday

Homecoming Week.

Homecoming was

a blend of tremendous preparation and action as current

students and alumni took advantage of calm October weather to admire house decs, listen to the

football

music of the bands, take

team on

to victory.

in all the sights

of the parade and cheer the


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32

Initial new Campus

Coordination

Activities Director talting a loolt at traditions

CO

1U0

The

e u 0>

task of coordinating

Homecoming

experience for me. However, as this was Director, Northwest's

ing

was perhaps

Homecoming

was not an

festivities

my

traditions

Campus

year as

first

entirely

new

Activities

were of course unique. Homecom-

most complex undertaking of the year for myself and

the largest,

my staff, and upon arrival to Mary ville in August, I immediately took action to start the process of

o o

I

preparation.

and we started

Catherall,

Northwest. In particular,

I

was

of unrivaled school

bond between

all

Needless to say,

spirit,

interested in it

comments derived an image

and the community of Mary ville.

was not surprised when Brenda' s predictions became

Mary ville residents

all

enjoyed the successes of

that

had

to take place to create a

Homecoming everyone would

enjoy required extensive foresight and a meticulous attention to

played a large role each year during Homecoming; however, progress and

make each Homecoming

to eliminate mistakes

assimilate

all

was done

to

entries

reality as

1997.

The preparation CO

at

what aspects of Homecoming were

special. Brenda' s

the University

students, alumni, faculty, staff and

Homecoming

Homecoming

fun with friends and family, and most distinctly a common

components of

I

Student Co-Chair, along with

to talk about the traditions of

unique to Northwest and thus made

u

Homecoming

contacted Brenda Mohling,

first

Dave

Homecoming

made

better than the last.

in the past.

the entries for the Variety

The main

detail.

Tradition

we needed to strive to

The focus

it

was time

was

to

Show, house decorations and parade. This

exclude vulgar entries and eliminate entry duplication. Once

were submitted,

was

for 1997

task at the beginning

to order

pomps

all

for all organizations.

organizational skills of everyone involved were put to the

test, as

the

the

The

Homecoming

committees met once a week. To be successful. Homecoming preparation required

communication and cooperation from everyone

As Homecoming

neared,

it

individuals and organizations.

was evident

at

Northwest and the community.

that things

The formation of

were heating up for both

the Variety

Show posed

as a

formidable task for both performers and coordinators. The final week before

Homecoming

entailed dress rehearsals and performances for

Variety Show. Walkout

Day saw

a

involved with the

barbecue sponsored by Interfratemity Council

and Panhellenic Council, and house decoration judging Saturday began bright and early

all

at 5 a.m.,

when

later that evening.

the first pieces of the parade

puzzle were put together. At 9:30 a.m. the entries were in place and the parade rolled

down

College Avenue in front of thousands of spectators.

A

tailgate party at the

where food and fun was enjoyed by everyone.

Alumni House followed

the parade

Homecoming 1997 was

then capped off with a Bearcat victory over Southwest

Baptist.

by Bryan Vanosdale

Homecoming 1997 was

a great success for students, alumni, faculty, staff and

Mary ville residents and I wanted to personally thank everyone who contributed and participated.


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Âť

To help celebrate

the

University's achieve-

ment of receiving the Missouri Quality Award. tivities

Campus

Ac-

Director Bryan

Vanosdale boards one of the Northwest buses headed to the celebration festivities in

Jefferson City, Mo.

Vanosdale learned Northwest's definition

as he used dedication and

of quality

his

leadership

skills

to

prepare the University

for

Homecoming.

Photo by

Get to

Know Bryan

Amy Roh


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34

With

little

attention to "Seinfeld," Matt

McBee^

Stephanie Hess and Erin Massey hang out in McBee's room. Many residents felt the floor's mixed genders enhanced their friendships with the opposite sex. Photo by Amy Roh

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W&wie^v

NO MEN ALLOWED !!

In

orderto caterto both sexes, several changes

were made to the seventh floor of Franken Hall. One such change was the addition of a wall to separate the mens' restroom from the womens' restroom. Photo by Sarah Phipps

Two rooms on

the

seventh floor of Franken Hall are separated by gender but united by geography. This signified the

first

coed

honors floor in Northwest history. Sigma Pi

Sigma members

proposed the idea spring 1996. later,

A

in

year

they were found

working out the details

with Residential

Life

so the co-habitafloor would be-

tive

come

a

reality in

for the fall

mester.

Roh

time

1997 se-

PhotobyAmy

Suys, Thgrsz's a M^n's 'Rszstroom

Mgar "Room

716.

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35

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New^ Horizons First

Residents of the seventh lloor

honors

The lloor was

lloor.

to

in

honors floor promotes stable learning environment

Franken Hall were the

first

tn try living

on a coed

encourage a supportive learning environment

to

upperelassmen with a grade point average of 3.5 or above. (D

Members of Sigma Luther King.

Sigma, an honor society of mostly Presidential and Martin

Scholarship recipients, came up with the idea of the honors lloor

Jr.

in spring 1996.

Pi

A

special

"The whole idea was Devin Warrington

said.

committee was formed and

"We

by any means, because we

when we needed in

the

to, to

to

The idea was proposed President's cabinet,

Lack of time

all

do

have

liked to

GPAs

that,

fun.

up, and

we would

who approved

to publicize the

new

it

we hoped

and

who met the GPA requirements.

of the spring "97 semester could

to

still

that since

a

fall

(D

X

we would

all

be

o

and eventually

to the

1996 semester.

commitment to residents of seventh

Students

it

difficult to

fill

the floor with

who lived on seventh Franken as

live tliere if they did not

make

the time

be respectful towards each other."

during the

floor,

all

We just wanted to be able to study

to Residential Life coordinators,

Another concern was how

written.

committee chairman

to learning."

Franken during the 1996-1997 academic year made students

was

did not want a tloor thai was totally silent

keep our

same boat trying

conducive

to get a floor

a proposal

meet the requirement.

the escort hours policy

work on

housed both genders. Residential Life coordinators helped Sigma

Pi

a floor that

Sigma make

the decision that after 10 p.m. any visitor had to be escorted, regardless of sex.

"I

thought

we might have some problems with the mixed genders,

of fun actually." resident assistant Melanie

Moes

said.

"We

but

it

was

a lot

had a good community

going on. People were really friends with each other."

As

the year

came

to a close, the success

of the coed honors floor was evaluated

by Lisa

by Residential Life members, who decided whether or not

to continue the

program.

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A horde of bicycles sit riderless

in

the deptlis

of Central Receiving,

located on the bottom

Valk Agricul-

level of

Professions

ture

Building.

were

The bicycles

just

a few of

many items left behind by students as they left for summer vacation. Some of these items were claimed by other students, while

others were eventually

auctioned

off

by

the University. Photo

by Amy Roh

Forsaken items such as hats, posters and boxes occupy the Campus Safety office inside the Environmental Services building. The items were collected from residence hall rooms after students moved out. Photo by Amy Roh


i

Lost &

h

Found'37

Unclaimed Clutter Abandoned items

When

the spring semester ended,

most students went home

took their belongings with them, but not tor various rea.sons

was

to take

summer. Some

students did. Personal items were

left

s

by the residents oC Northwest.

"Most times students it

all

for the

new homes

find

and

just forgot

left their

z

belongings because of the trouble

them back home." Central Receiving employee Ed Dykman

said.

Some of the possessions left behind each year included desks, couches and tables. Anonymous were

some

left in

front of the residence halls. Pels, such as fish,

possessions were

Anita Allen found realized "I

I

why

this to

noticed there was a

think

left

were even

behind

in the

out. Bicycles

behind by

left

t i

recycling rooms of the residence halls.

be a pleasant "welcome back" surprise

the hall to get

VCR

sitting

some

ice

and when

on the shelf

was possessed or something.

I

walked back

I

in the trash

was really fuzzy and it did not end up working very it

in the fall, until

she

owner had abandoned her discovery.

the previous

was going down

picture

I

moved

residents.

Some

rS*"'

chairs also cluttered the stairwells after students

to

room." Allen

well, so

was pissed because

I

I

my room

said.

"The

put it back there.

wanted a

free

VCR."

Forgotten valuable items could be reclaimed with proper identification. Often items were picked up by Northwest employees while students were gone on vacation.

Campus

Residential Life, the remnants of

Furniture

when

member

of the grounds crew or even

they were cleaning out the halls over

what was

left after a

may have ended up

Northwest, where

^y*

Safety, a

summer

someone with

summer

break, found

year's worth of residential living.

for sale at periodical auctions sponsored

many people had

by

the opportunity to purchase or pass over such

materials left behind by students and their careless ways.

\.

Usually students received help in locating forgotten items from

Campus

Safety,

unless their next-door neighbors decided they needed a left-behind entertainment

system for themselves.

The

fate of possessions lost

was an enduring question year after

not students intended to leave their belongings behind as the items

were most

likely

year.

Whether or

was often inconsequential,

never seen by those students again.

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Weeks


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the laundry room of North/South ComIn

Lynsi Rahorst

plex,

puts clothes and detergent into a wash-

machine. Each residence hall had laundry facilities, equipped with multiple washers and drying

ers, available for

its

residents. Although the

facilities

gave

stu-

dents a convenient place to do the tedious chore,

some students

complained

of over-

crowded

laundry rooms and machines that did not work properly. Photo by Sarah Phlpps

Enthralled in a Sunday Kansas City Chiefs' game, Patrick Robertson and Allison McClain hang out in her newly built apartment while

Susie Redelburger

tries to study.

campus allowed students rules, rather

residence

to

Living off

create their

own

than abiding the regulations of

halls.

Photo by Jason Hoke


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39

Comparative Living I

Freedom

In the

case of aparlment vs. residence hall

several returning students lived on

to live off

campus

in

campus

life,

convenience highlights the battle

most

residence

I first-year

hall.

freshmen and

e

However, many opted

an apartment or a house. In both cases, students discovered

rewards and challenges where they Students living

in a

vs.

in a

I

lived.

a>

residence hall recognized that living on

campus had

3 e tn

its

advantages. OCl

"You were right on campus and had close access to everything on campus." Li ndy Tomlinson

said.

Other students observed there were also many disadvantages to living

in a

residence hall, such as problems with doing laundry.

"It

took about five or six hours for the laundry to dry," David Miller said. "The

dryers got so hot that sometimes your clothes caught on

fire.

One guy

lost

$500

worth of clothes that way."

For those students who lived off campus, the benefits made up for challenges

came

that

up, including finding furniture and maintaining the apartment.

"In an apartment, nothing

Scholten said. "Sweeping

was done

dirt into the

for

you

like in the (residence) halls,"

hallway did not work anymore.

It

Samuel

had

to

be

picked up and thrown away." Despite the drawbacks,

tremendous. The aspects

many students said the benefits of living off campus were

many

students appreciated most were increased privacy,

more independence and more room "I

had

my own room

and a

lot

more time

could get a lot more studying done in

came along with sharing The

for their belongings.

to

be alone," Allison McClain

my room without all the other distractions that

a room."

verdict of this case

was

said. "I

by Virginia

in the

hands of what each student prefered.

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MiscWevious Humor to

many people

in

residence

lialls

o For many students, college was one of the

home. Since each

c e o

hall

had a resident

experiences of being

first

assistant, but

no

parent,

away from

many young

adults

acted like middle school students once again.

Many pranks were done every year. There were a few original ones that stuck out the most.

CB

Some

of the classic pranks included spraying shaving cream

someone' s door or sticking an envelope stomping on

3 R

it.

filled

all

over

with powder under the door and then

spraying the contents throughout the room. Other pranks consisted

of placing powdered

fruit

punch

in the

shower head so the next person

in the

shower

100

got to

wash with colored water or placing coins in a door jam, which exerted enough

pressure that the door handle could not be turned. 4)

A variety of pranks were pulled in Dieterich Hall. On one floor, someone tied all of the doorknobs together.

(B

O

outside a resident's door. "It

was a

pretty

On

The ensuing

immature joke

In September, an elevator in

cooked a

spaghetti.

another floor, someone placed a bucket of water

It

was done

huge problem with

result

was a wet carpet

to play," resident assistant

Franken Hall was

filled

in the early hours of the

for over a

week.

Cory Frederick

said.

with six to seven pounds of

morning, so

it

did not cause

residents.

"We did not get as much pranks or vandalism as maybe the other residence halls," Franken

hall director

Tom Winghart said. "That was a first for me in my three years

as hall director, hearing of spaghetti going

There were consequences

down

to practical jokes.

the elevator shaft."

When

pranks involved vandalism

students faced disciplinary actions. Destroying, defacing or tampering with public

property in a residence hall was concidered a class

"A"

violation.

vandalizing private, public or University property

was

a

concidered a class "C" violation. Pulling

fire

Endangering or

worse offense. This was

alarms or tampering with saftey

equipment were considered class "C" violations. The different classifications resulted in different disciplinary actions.

Despite the handbook policies and punishments to offenders, pranks continued

by

Tim

LeBeaume

to find their

way

into residence hall living.

who played them and and much

These pranks brought much joy

consternation to their victims.

to those


Pranks

A

prank has Lindsay

Butiingamc scooping up fake feces in front of her

residence hall door. vvasjust

practical jokes that

on

'I'his

one of the many

went

around campus.

way of

Pranks were a

hringing a smile to a stressed friend or getting

comical revenge on an

enemy down Photo bx

As

the

the hall.

Aim Roh

Franken Hall elevator doors open. Curt

Friedel gets a

little

more than he bargained for. six to seven pounds of

Someone had cooked spaghetti and left

it

on the elevator

floor.

After this

curious prank, the elevator needed cleaning.

prankster never got caught; however,

if

The

he or she

had. the University had codes against such behavior that

could result

in fines

by Sarah Phipps

and even expulsion. Pliolo

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Student

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As they trick-or-treat in Hudson children stop to take

Hall,

two small

some candy from Megan

Coleman's bucket. Several students opened doors to candy seekers during Halloween. Some floors chose to decorate individually, while South Complex ran a haunted house throughout the entire basement for the occasion. Photo by Amy Roh

their

With a relaxed expression on his face, Bryce Atkins gives blood duhng Student Senate's fall blood drive. The blood drive took place on the

second floor of the J.W. Jones Student Union. Photo by Amy Roh

A pumpkin

carving contest

was one

of the

Alpha Chi/Phi Eta Sigma Halloween Party. Carhe Sindelar and Leslie

highlights of the

Dickherber did their best to get their entry

ready on time. Photo by

Amy Roh


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43

Fun

Frightful

students get spooked by blood, costumes,

A plethora of events had ghouls and guys roaming around campus to celebrate the H;illowcen

o 6

spirit.

Several organizations had Halloween parties for their members. About 50 Alpha

Chi and Phi Eta Sigma members got together

in a carnival-style

atmosphere. Alpha

at

Chi treasurer and Phi Eta Sigma secretary Charice Douthat was plea.sed with the turnout from both groups.

"Since

1

was an

officer in both clubs,

something for Halloween, so organizations had a

lot

I

1

knew

that they

just suggested that

had both talked about doing

we do

this together since

f

both

of the same members," Douthat said. "People seemed to be

having a good time and probably about 90 percent of them dressed up."

Other organizations sponsored functions

that

were open

The

to the public.

Residence Hall Association had a dance Oct. 30. For the fee of $ 1 or a canned good, students danced the night "1

away

in a safe

and alcohol-free environment.

had fun even though I usually went out and partied on Halloween," David Tilley

said. "I

thought

it

provided a chance for students to have fun without drinking and

driving."

Also on the evening of Oct. 30, children from the Maryville community had chance

to trick-or-treat in the residence halls.

a group of her residents brought a dark

a

Resident assistant Kali Williams and

mood to their hallway with tissue paper over

the ceiling lights and bats on the walls.

"There were about five people said. "I

thought that the kids

that

helped us decorate the entire night," Williams

who were coming would have more

fun, plus the

residents that helped had a lot of fun decorating."

Although

it

was not intended

to be a

Halloween event, blood was drawn

Ballroom Lounge of the J.W. Jones Student Union Oct. 30 and

1

sponsored "It

was

nice and

its fall

1

.

Student Senate

blood drive, during which 288 pints of blood were donated.

the first time

maybe save

I

had donated blood," David Hargrove

said, "I

wanted

to be

a life."

While some students celebrated Halloween through

RHA's

3

in the

collection of canned

goods made

it

a

little

parties, the

blood drive and

more meaningful

for others.

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Lowe


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With a homemade Halloween decoration and a flower, Anita Allen bringsasmile to a patient's face at Maryville Health

Care

and Rehabilitation Center. Residents of

center

first,

third

fourth floors of

and Hud-

son Hall made cards and personalized Halloween bags for the residents of the health

care center and of

Manor retirement home. Maryville Florist and Greenhouse also helped Bristol

cheer residents donating

by

carnations

forthe occasion. Photo

by Amy Roh

a kind gesture for others, Marisa Magana and Carrie Veal use their creative abilities to make Halloween cards and other greetings.

As

Hudson Hall residents delivered the items a week later to Maryville Health Care Center and Bristol Manor retirement home, whose residents

Manor

In

expressed

their desire for the

women

them again. Photo by Amy Roh

to visit

part of her

"Random Acts

of

Kindness"

program, resident assistant Mandy Renken presents flowers to the residents of Bristol retirement

home. Renken worked

Human

with

Environmental Sciences professor Dr. Peggy Miller to coordinate the visit. RAs were required to organize programs for their residents.

Photo by Amy Roh


Acts of Kindness

Pleasant Surprises Generous hearts feel rewarded after they spend time i: Acts of kiiKlncss alTcctoil

many

receiving end or was the one being kind to

For most students, no matter what lorni

much

gesture that was

lives whcllicr a poison

suaioiils'

someone

gifts

came

cool.

made me

It

Sometimes

the

else.

receiving a

in.

gift

was a kind

appreciated.

"My friend Jamie sent me a greeting card through e-mail." was

was on

good

feel

to

know

that

said. "It

I

someone cared."

was not something an

the kind gesture

Brandy Allen

individual could send.

Many

students experienced acts of kindness that included only a smile or a compliment.

"When on

my

I

enrolled as a transfer student

transcript

me

and made

at

Northwest,

made

a big difference to

"I

his

paycheck, but he did not and

me."

Not only did students receive in the

my adviser complemented me

very welcome." Joannie Kidder said. "He could

feel

have just signed the papers, grumbled and collected that

acts of kindness

from others, but they participated

giving of such gestures as well.

brought

my

girlfriend roses

bad day," Alan McCrary during the week so

Many

I

times good deeds

residents of center

would be

it

came

assistant

first,

one night unexpectedly because she was having a

"Normally we did not see each other very much

said.

thought

community. Resident

in the

uplifting."

form of service projects

Mandy Renken planned

third

to benefit the

two-day program for the

a

and fourth floors of Hudson Hall. They made

Halloween cards and decorative bags one evening, then delivered them

Manor retirement home and to residents of the Alzheimer's Care Center the next week. Mary ville carnations for the "I

s

wanted

to

women

unit of Mary ville Health

and Greenhouse also donated 50 white

to deliver.

do something

people could get to

Florist

to Bristol

that

would help people, but also something fun so

know other people," Renken

said. "It

that

was very rewarding. The

by people that

made the cards and little bags had a lot of fun and they got to meet people

Peters

they ordinarily would not have met."

Unexpected gestures such as these were certain received them.

Virginia

and to

be appreciated by anyone

who

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Of Abortion Issue As Religious Try To Force Young Woman To Keep Her Baby

Play Tackles Both Sides Activists

A simple set and a small cast made for a full theater. Keely and Du staged a sellout in the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center Studio Theater the

out of seven nights of showing.

first five

Although the theater was small and only had seating for 50 people,

it

was

crowd

a large

for the

seven actors.

"With a theater of Farris said. "It felt

that size,

it

was unavoidable

to see the

emotion of the play," director Jen

more real than any other movie or play in a large theater that the audience had

seen."

The

play, written

by Jane Martin,

played by Karen Murano,

who was

abortion had on her. With a

young woman named Keely,

told the trouble of a divorced

seeking an abortion, and the effect those

modern

setting the play brought

home

who were

against

a lot of the controversy of

abortion.

"The play was long and showed a characters were

Keely was a

down

of emotion," Elaine Winecoff said. "The set and

which made the message seem more

to earth,

woman who

lot

faced

many

real."

hardships. After her divorce she had taken on the care

of her paralyzed father. She worked two tough and demanding jobs. Her ex-husband had raped her after their divorce, and after learning that she had

Nancy Wilcox, playing Du, came group that protested abortion. five

months with Keely

At

first,

was

who was

the preacher

forceful and

Keely strongly rejected any words or help

much

charge of spending

Du

to

make Keely understand an

wanted Keely

gave

to take

on

his beliefs.

her, but they eventually

became

time together.

The major turning point of the play was on Keely's beer,

in

a Christian

keep her from having the abortion.

was not the right choice. He was very

friends after spending so

desired an abortion.

when Keely was kidnapped by

Du was part of the group and was the nurse

in order to

Walter, Paul Nevins' character, abortion

into the story

become pregnant she

birthday.

Du bought Keely

a six

pack of

had her dress washed and allowed her to be free from the bed she had been handcuffed

since being taken. That night Keely and

held her

When

all

Du

shared a

lot

and bonded.

Du

to

put Keely's hair up and

night while she talked about and cried over the terrible rape she had experienced.

Keely was alone

in the

room she took

the hanger

from the dress Du had cleaned

for her

and performed an abortion on herself after Cole, her ex-husband, had come to see her. Du showed her true friendship by calling the paramedics, revealing her crimes.

The end of the play brought and Keely visiting often to see

was never

"We "I

her.

its

audiences to see the turn of events very clearly, with

Keely wanted

Du

to talk to her but

Du in jail, each time to say she forgave Du

able to say

really

for

Dujust

sat silently.

Du

in jail

Keely came quite

what had happened. However, Keely

it.

wanted the play

to

encourage people to

talk or think

hoped people could see that it was not to shock, but to open

about abortion," Farris said.

their eyes

and deal with the issue."

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Wit And Sarcasm Invade Northwest For Two Shows As David Spade Takes The Stage To Tell His Stories Some would have

it

a

warped sense of

opinion of a situation. Whether

own

his

called

it

comedian David Spade called

reality, but

was warped or

it

his sarcastic sense of humor,

not,

Mary Linn

with a tell-it-Iike-it-is attitude, kept students rolling in their seats with laughter at

Performing Arts Center.

Most students knew

from

the familiar face

and as actor Chris Farley's sidekick

behind a news desk telling the

movies such as

in

This time, however. Spade was not

his sidesplitting skits

in

costume under bright

Hollywood

latest

on Saturday Night Live

"Tommy Boy"

gossip.

and he was not

lights

was Spade

It

and "Black Sheep." sitting

telling his real-life

encounters.

Spade

told a variety of tales in his

of adapting to a

life

"The only thing

of fame, he told

comedy

individual in a situation," Spade said.

people you were

Spade used

"My

in tune with, then

that

me from

was probably

hit a

it

was

"Once

that attitude into

was

take

as an

the 'Buh-Bye' sketch (in said. "It

every situation."

acting in several of his

was

the best sketch beginning to end.

of Spade's fondest

Spade was known asked (Petty)

SNL memories was when

SNL

sketches.

which actors and actresses

most well-known

the

Everyone

his idol.

for his impression of Petty. In fact, he if 1

that

we were

good jokes and

hit

Tom

Petty

performed

it

at

came on

it

in,

kind of

song

liked called, "I

I

Need

to

the show.

Northwest.

could sing like him," Spade said. "He said 'yeah,' so

to commercial, he played guitar to a

the

my

nerve with the audience."

One

"I

to stories

you had a point of view or a type of attitude of

you took

portrayed rude flight attendants)," Spade so technically

growing up

was what

other comedians

same humor when creating and

favorite skit

stories of

it all.

could separate

that

From

routine.

when

Know." He

they went

let

me

put on

whole getup."

After Spade became involved in the

SNL

cast,

he found

it

hard to find time to continue his

stand-up comedy. "I

used to do (stand-up comedy) maybe every week," Spade

10 times a year.

Spade

It

was

said.

"Then

it

turned into like

trickier."

started performing in clubs

around the country about 12 years prior to his

Northwest performance. He met his opening

act

and good

friend, J.B.

Cook while on

the

road in Dallas. "I

was doing stand-up

in Dallas

and he was a waiter there," Spade

cracking us up and then he got talked into going on amateur night. up, so

we

started doing the

same clubs and then he would open

Since then, they had performed comedy

someone he was close

when

to

open

for him.

for

said.

He

"He was always

started doing stand-

me."

at several clubs and colleges. Besides having

Spade said

it

was

nice to have a travel

companion

touring across the country.

Together. Spade and their faces.

Cook gave

a performance that

had audiences leaving with smiles on

WM

corned Py

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David Spade

From singing his own version of "Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go" to reminiscing about Saturday Nighit Live sketches, David Spade performs a variety

Spade used

of material for the

crowd.

material from his college days

in

performance which Matt Lowery connected with. "He talked about dating and fraternities, so he related to the students," Lowery said. Some audience members found his material offensive, among them an elderly couple who walked out during the first show. Photo by Sarah Phipps his

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To slow the pace of the concert, Bryan White sweetly sings one

of his ballads to

his loyal fans.

sang

a

White

variety

of

songs, including nev-

er-before-heard songs from

his

new

album. The new album was White's third since his career took off in

1993. Top

hits

two

from the

first

albums

included

"Someone

Else's

'Tm Not Supposed To Love You Anymore" and "So Star,"

Much For Pretending." Photo by Sarah Phipps

Right away Bryan White gets the crowd on their feet

by singing one

of his hits,

"Rebecca Lynn."

At the time of his Northwest performance.

White was about to release a new album entitled "The Right Place." Photo by Sarah Phipps

enthusiasm, Bryan White sings his way audience members' hearts. White was named Top New Male Vocalist at the 1996 Academy of Country Music Awards. Photo by Sarah Phipps Full of

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Bryan White Entertains The Audience With Music, Leaving The Crowd On Its Feet During His Performance Smoke rcwMlcd Bryan White and

strummed and

shadows

ihc

people moving

ol

al

Mary

hand glided quietly aeross the bhiek

his

a tirum

was

hit

while the audience

Performing Arts Center as

I-inn

stage.

Once

in place, a guitar

members screamed, eager

was

to start the

country hoedown.

Bryan While became the .school year

through

musical talent to arrive

first

Campus

Northwest during the 1997-98

at

Activity Programmers, an organization that brought performers

to the University.

"Even though we

tried to slay

the hottest country singers to

away from country we had

campus."

CAPs

president Colleen

Northwest students responded by purchasing over first-time visit to the

"How With

cue y

1,.^()()

Cooke

one of

said.

performer

tickets to see the

in his

campus.

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a simple introduction.

some of his

the opportunity to bring

'.'

White had captured

greatest hits. Although

White was

members,

the audience

a fairly

new performer,

thrilling

them with

members

the audience

sang along with his sweet crooning.

who had

White, His

signed with

hits.

"Someone

year

at

in

Else's Star," and "Rebecca Lynn."

the Entertainment

1993,

made

a big impact in country music.

Northwest. The

first

which was also

single.

was

his third

"Love

is

to

came two

no.

in

1995. White had

be released a week after his performance

the Right Place."

I

a finalist for single of the

Radio Network Country Radio Music Awards

album and

released a second

was

Asylum Records

released album, "Bryan White," went gold. With the gold record

first

at

had been released weeks before and

familiar with the audience.

"My mama always White kicked

said you have to gel funky every once

in

his tunes country style until he heard a voice

a while.

"

from the audience scream,

"1999." After a chuckle, he proceeded to sing "Raspberry Beret" by the Artist Formerly

Known As close to

White,

Prince, to the

"1999"

dumbfounded expressions of his band. He claimed

off of a tour with Vince Gill,

the first time he

had done a solo show

members

would be an experimental performance

it

was

as

as he could get.

who had just come

that

this

in

was

trying

new

things. This

over a year-and-a-half and he expressed to for the approving audience,

was

CAPs who was

not disappointed.

"He was

testing things out,"

The audience, which

Cooke

said.

"We

got to be a

new

thing for him."

participated by applauding and swaying back and forth, did not

go

away unhappy.

"He was amazing," Cooke

He sounded

"/ love you. too.

The

said.

"We

got a

lot

of comments saying he sounded good

live.

crystal-clear and wonderful." "

lights turned

down. The audience stood

And Bryan White bowed and walked

up, filling the air with cheers and applause.

off the stage.

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After the revelation from above, Smallpop got on one knee and

"Church

proposed

Mess"

to

Tunie Mae. Sweet objected

marry Smallpop. At

him

into a "real

this

to this, saying

he wanted to

announcement, God struck Sweet and turned

man."

Story by Kelsey Lowe

Campus Activity Programmers brought the Public Awareness Theater

Photo by Sarati Phipps

The

"Church Mess"

cast of

performed for a sparse, but

lively

"I

thought

it

me

while for

was

the audience after the show.

show

"Church Mess."

always prevailed

beautiful."

to get into

it.

playwright the Rev. Lance Brown,

audience of about 50 people to that

even though

life

sometimes threw out what seemed like catastrophes, faith

of Louisiana's production to campus. The cast members, as well as

Yvonne Kweh

but then the

said.

was

went on

end.

in the

"I

"At

first

took a

it

meaning kind of came

out."

basically trying to

Brown

Brown

were and what denomination we were, still

available to meet

talked about his inspiration behind

show people some of

churches,"

in the local

made themselves

the foolishness that

"Regardless of

said. in the

midst of

it

all

who we was

there

God, and God had His way."

Although the gospel comedy only had four cast members, the plot was not without action.

down

It

was

a story about

The church,

the street."

Community Church, had

in "the

Count

church

ironically called the Perfect Saints

Basie

a rather dysfunctional congregation.

In the play, the Rev. Dr. B.B. Smallpop,

Green Hardaway, was

what went on

a real "ladies

III,

played by Anthony Rodell

man." He

tried to pick

up

Orchestra

Sister

Carrie Ann, played by Tillie Marie Foster, one day after church.

However,

Sister

Tunie Mae, played by Monique Alfred, was

in

to spread

rumors

each of the

to

it

his business

women about what they said about each

"Every church has mess, and every church has mess-makers," Sweet one point

Orchestra."

The 19-member group, under

Mitchell, had

won

passion.

him

When

told her that he

a

she

few nights before when they were

made

in the heat

the decision to accept the proposal,

was joking and did not

really

want

to

Mae left the stage angry and Smallpop was alone until commanded him

16

Grammy Awards,

the direction of

Gro\er

including the 1997 award for

Ensemble Performance. On Oct.

1

9. the

band took

over the stage of Mary Linn Performing Arts Center to show

its

Northwest audience why.

in the play.

As the plot unfolded. Tunie Mae reminded Smallpop that he had asked her to maiTy

Lowe

Amy Roh

Their music stands labeled them as "The World Famous Count Basie

the Best Large Jazz

other.

said at

Ptioto by

love

with Smallpop. Brother Sweet, a homosexual, gossiping pianist played

by Patrick Smith, knew about the love triangle and made

Story by Kelsey

to turn his life

around and

many

mairy

of

Smallpop her.

Tunie

the voice of God

Tunie Mae.

The orchestra played 20 songs, ranging from more mellow melodies. Each piece featured expressed his pride

in the.se

bold, energetic tunes to

several soloists. Mitchell

performers.

Audience members began to participate

in the

show by clapping their

hands with the beat ofthe music after Mitchell introduced vocalist Chris Murrell during the song "Everyday

I

Have

the Blues." Murrell

won

distinctive

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game

the

this

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in the

city.

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first

Asuncion

Asuncion gave a piano

recital Sept.

for

what he

20

in

did. Victor Santiago

Charles Johnson Theatre,

members noted that Asuncion was

recital started

Asuncion kept

w

that

it

ith

the

interesting

down to

the

the music.

whole performance. The

jiano music flowed into the audience with a great force. Asuncion

ieeply into his music; with

was

some pieces he bounced a little off his stool.

"Hewasavery confident pianist." Shawn Sandell said. "He captivated :he

audience throughout the whole performance.

Some Sam

"My

family watched wrestling together, and one of

oiow what

:o

song when he came out," Crust

the

it

w as

class.

the recital

my

said. "It

he requirement.

of

She completed the journey.

many people what put, Earhart

to bring

she considered to be "Amelia's message." Simply

wanted people

to

was also able

to

be themselves, no matter what.

message

It

that

was this brought

Northwest.

did not have to live in the limits that society set for us," Finch

These limits might have been

set

lifting limits set

on women.

by society, or they may have been self-

imposed.

"Many women

did not have the self-confidence, or believe in

Finch said she hoped her

women

in

flight

said.

would serve as an

inspiration to these

order to prove they could indeed accomplish what they

.set

out to do.

After tracing Earhart's

flight.

Finch immediately embarked upon

another whirlwind journey of her own. Finch came to Northwest in

favorite

was nice

landed. Despite the

to

tour.

was over, most students were happy recital to fulfill

immense time involvement required

for the flight

Finch said she would not have traded her experiences for

anything, "Certainly, seeing the impact

have done

performance and glad they chose Asuncion's

May

flight.

and

called."

When

to

September, but had been canvassing the United States ever since she

it."

students went to the piano recital because they were required

go for a

ivith

loved

"The Great Gate Kiev" brought back fond memories.

wrestlers u.sed that

Many

1

people found certain pieces to be particularly pleasing. For

Crust.

from March

flight

1997. There was, however, one rather notable exception to Finch's

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to

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1937 during her attempt

ever to circumnavigate the globe through the

Finch was especially concerned with

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lis

woman

in

Finch retraced Earhart's infamous

"We

A

i'

Johnson

Vlany audience

Amelia Earhari had disappeared 60 years before, but

intense desire to spread Earhart's completed

Victor Santiago Story by Arlisa

Amy Roh

through Linda Finch. Earhart received something of a resurrection.

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In completing the round-the-world trip. Finch

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Finch said.

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made on children and could do a whole

lot

adults,

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would

more than I ever

thought."

Finch originally meant for the completion of Earhart's

inspirationtopeoplefromalloverthe world, but also able to inspire

someone who was

a

little bit

trip to

be an

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home:

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search of theirseats the opera, Ivan

Cherdyakov, played by Michael Davis, excitedly finds them.

Later

the scene, "The Sneeze,"

in

entitled

Cherdyakov sneezed all overthe neck ofhis rich boss. Photo by Sarah Phipps

Costume designer Dyann Varns fixes Patricia Duffin's scarf in

preparation for

production photos. Dr.

Theo Ross brought "The Good Doctor" to Northwest for the annual Freshman/ Transfer Showcase. The show premiered and ran for four days at Mary Linn Performing Arts Oct. 2

Center. Neil

Simon

"The

Good

wrote

Doctor," which

based on memories of

was the

writer

Anton Chekov. Photo by Sarah Phipps


Good Dortor

Dr.

Theo Ross and Company Bring Anton Chekov's Stories To Life In "The Good Doctor" Acalibralion oriumunoiis short slorics unloklcil

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Showcase production of Neil Simon's comedy, "The Good Doctor." The play was based on the Anion C'hekov and was introduced

short stories of

Anton Cheko

V '

s

as a scries of

character doubled as the narrator for the play and helped set the .

some

before Ihc beginning of each scene. That .seemed creative to

"The main guy really good.

was my

as the author/narrator

thought

I

Chekov's memories.

students.

favorite character," Jason

was neat how he got

it

right in there

mood on stage

and was

Gibson

said.

"He was

telling the story to the

audience." Several different characters were introduced in each of Chekov's memories.

amount of characters fill

talents of

twenty Northwest actors to

Because of the new students and time constraints, "The Good Doctor" was an

ideal

Theo Ross,

1997

the parts.

play for Dr.

"The Good Doctor" required the

in

The unusual

director and theatre department chairman, to choose for the

fall

opening production.

was hard

"It

said.

"We

meet our needs and one

to pick a play to

had only five weeks

needed, and we were

Because many

beneficial.

in the play

were new

their lines

and how

first

to the college theatre experience,

to

gave

was

my

first

their strength "I

and

started the play,"

Michael Davis

that the theatre

said.

department put on each

transfer students interested in theater a chance to

showcase

ability to act.

was very impressed," Gibson

the production

teaching

play in college, was that Dr. Ross almost had

week before we even

new freshmen and

all

Ross wasted no time

be actors.

The Freshmen/Transfer Showcase was a production It

we

block scenes, but by helping them learn something far more

to

different, since this

a classroom style for the

year.

time. This play had what

little

how to set the stage correctly. He did that not just by

Ross taught them how

"What was

quickly." Ross

very optimistic."

teaching the newly arrived artists

them to read

which was very

to prepare,

we could get ready

that

was very good.

I

Ross worked with the students

said.

"They were

all

was impressed with to

freshmen or

transfers,

and the quality of

the quality of the sets."

develop their characters and figure out

how

they wished the

audience to perceive them. "It

taught

me

characterization a lot," Davis said. "There

character and being an actor. This taught

me

to

was

a difference

be a character on stage."

Despite the relative inexperience of those involved with "The Good Doctor,"

show went over

new freshmen

Though they had few performance

many thought the

well.

"It was one of the better shows that

to see the

between being a

that

in the

the University put on,"

Gibson

said. "It

was especially nice

department put on such a good show."

rehearsals to

work

proved once and for

with, the cast of

all

they

"The Good Doctor" delivered a

were now

successful Northwest theatre

department actors.

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Deranged Sisters Use A Bit Of "Arsenic And Old Lace" To Poison Gentlemen And Bury Them In The Cellar were secret ingredients that ensured a flawless

Just a pinch of murder and a teaspoon of insanity

recipe for

comedy,

and Old Lace"

The play

in

as the

Department of Communication and Theatre Arts presented "Arsenic

November.

home

spotlighted the Brewster family at their

in

Brooklyn Heights, N.Y.

First

impressions of the family were of unique and sane individuals. As the plot unfolded, however,

became

it

was not

clear to the audience that all

right in the

minds of most of

the Brewsters.

Teddy Brewster, played by Brad Lemons, believed he was President Teddy Roosevelt. His

Abby and Martha, played by Becka Bonebrake and Nancy Wilcox, played

aunts,

Teddy's charade, and used

his

mental malady to their

own

along with

advantage.

Abby and Martha took generosity too far. The ladies allowed male travelers to rent extra rooms Brewster house. For what the

in the

poisoned their older male guests the dinner table in the

sisters called a "charitable service,"

whom

deemed

they

form of wine spiced with

a

lonely.

The

ladies'

Abby and Martha

poison was served

at

combination of arsenic and other chemicals.

Teddy was often busy in the cellar of the house, digging what he thought was the Panama Canal.

Abby and Martha would

to

him

that there

"1 really

two crazy

Teddy

into burying the bodies

by reporting

had been "another yellow fever victim." Teddy buried each body

in his canal.

After every murder,

(Abby and Martha),

did enjoy

trick

especially

Abby," Les Clark

ladies having twelve bodies in the basement,

1

said.

"The idea of these

thought that was amusing."

Teddy, Abby and Martha had two nephews, Mortimer and Jonathan Brewster, played by

Shawn Bechtol and Craig Weinhold.

Similarities

between the two brothers ended with their last

names. Repulsive from his to his childhood.

latest plastic surgery,

Jonathan was

Jonathan returned to the Brewster

Dr. Einstein, played by Sean Mallary

and were hiding out

in the

Brewster

.

known

home

for

demented

acts dating

back

with his friend and plastic surgeon.

The two were wanted for committing murders themselves,

home

until Dr. Einstein

could give Jonathan another

new

face.

Abby and Martha adored Mortimer,

a play critic, and were terrified

arose as Mortimer tried to get rid of Jonathan by threatening to turn tactic

worked,

until

Happydale, a

home

him

in to the police.

This

Jonathan discovered his aunts were also murderers.

Mortimer and his aunts prevailed arresting Jonathan

by Jonathan. Conflicts

in the end, in a strangely

happy ending resulting

in the police

and Einstein, while Teddy, Abby and Martha committed themselves to for the mentally

ill.

Far from being like the Brewsters, Bechtol said the entire cast had a great sense of humor.

"We were constantly laughing in rehearsals," Bechtol said. "I would say some of the rehearsals were funnier than the actual performances."

By

portraying the strange quirks of the Brewsters and treating the usually serious-natured

subject of murder in a

humorous

fashion, the cast of "Arsenic and

established murder as a laughable subject to

its

Old Lace" successfully

audiences.

murde by

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Lovebirds Elaine Harper, played by Alison MizerskI, and Mortimer Brewster, played by

Stiawn Bechtol embrace. Brewster proposed to Harper, but had second thoughts after finding out his aunts were murderers. Mortimer was

he would grow to be mentally unstable aunts and Teddy, who believed he was Teddy Roosevelt. The two got back together in the end, after Mortimer learned from his aunts that he was adopted. Photo by John Petrovic afraid

like his

As he donates toys to the police department for a Chnstmas toy drive, Teddy Brewster, played by Brad Lemons, tries to take a toy boat back from

officer Klein,

played by Jessica Reeves.

Teddy believed he was Teddy Roosevelt, and thought that the toy boat

was

the battleship

U.S.S. Oregon. Photo by John Petrovic

In the living room of the Brewster home, Elaine Harper, played by Alison Mizerski, chats with Martha Brewster, played by Nancy Wilcox. The

two were discussing Harper's romantic relationship with Martha's nephew, Mortimer Brewster. Photo by John Petrovic


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Wand

Jim

"Before to

Story by Kelsey

Lowe

Amy Roh

Photo by

Hypnotist

go

1

was hypnotized, I had just gotten off work and I just wantecl|

to bed, but

energetic and

Jim

Dr.

Wand

entertained audiences and took his

I

1

was so awake afterwards." Duncan

just

wanted

to

said. "I

was

sc

go out and run."

While hypnosis did not work for everyone, those who were hypnotized had

a tale to tell

upon leaving Mary Linn Performing Arts Center.

subjects on a journey through the

mind with merely light

telling

he had the power and

Throughout

He

me what

to do,"

Veronica

it

was

like

two shows.

his

Wand

main key

to

educated the audience about the

becoming hypnotized was concentration. For

people, however, that concentration

in the hypnotic state.

Tran experienced

was broken once they were

this

about 10 minutes into the

show. I

wanted to be hypnotized so bad that it broke my concentration,"

said. "I

was

Other people

were a

Story by Arlisa Johnson

a pianist and professor from Central Missouri State University, perfomi a recital.

suggestions.

who stayed under hypnosis for the duration of the show power of Wand's

The subjects did everything from flying airplanes to using

their shoes as binoculars at the

1

1 1

."

After the intermission. Smith told a story about a girl

who

hai]

problems playing with her right hand. He then performed a piece fron Scriabin, a

composer who lived from 1872

with only the "I

left

to 1915, that

was

playei,

hand.

thought he did a wonderful job," Jenna Kimbrell said. "He playei It

was very

relaxing."

The next piece Smith performed, "Piano Sonata No.

1,"

was

writtei

by a good friend of his, James Scott Balentine. Smith and Balentine me

trying too hard."

surprised at what they did through the

little

,

People filled Charles Johnson Theatre Sept. 29 to hear Richard Smith:

well.

"I think

Tran

Richard Smitii

The evening started with a piece called "Sonata in F Sharp Minor, Op

turned into a robot."

I

hypnotism had on the body, both physically and psychologically.

said the

some

he had a remote control

was aware of what was going on and what I was doing, but

said. "I

effects

bhnking red

and the sound of his voice.

"I felt like

Tran

a

Kentucky Derby. Justin Stacy was

in

Texas

in 1981.

The piece was composed of three parts

that includei

"Furiously," "Peaceful, Ethereal" and "Insistent With Aggression." "It

was

a difficult piece with

some sharp and quick moments,"

Smiti'

said. i

embarrassed about what he did

people and saying, T wet

make me

turn

1

Dovelle Kriegel thought Smith overcame the difficulties that wer

one point.

embarrass me, but getting up

"It takes a lot to

to

at

in front

my pants and I'm proud of it'

of hundreds of

wasjustenough

shades of red and want to crawl up into

my

hat to

"He played well and had a friend wrote

was

lot

of talent," Kriegel said. "The one hi

my favorite. I enjoyed the performance a lot and hav

great respect for people with such a beautiful talent."

hide," Stacy said.

Wand, whose performances had become a Northwest

tradition, said

hypnosis was equivalent to eight hours of sleep and should have been a reviving experience. This proved to be true for

present in each of the chosen pieces.

Monica Duncan.

a piece

by Ginastera called "Suite de Danza

Criollas." After the performance,

punch and snacks were served for th

The evening ended with

students and local residents

who came

to hear the recital.

distinctive

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Jones and Froehlich

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t

i

Children's

by Courtney Stenslatid

itory

Cliristmas Dr. Robert Junes, ,udienee.

new

[1

whose voice

instantly captured the attention ot'lhe

and Dr. Andrew Froehlich. whose piano playing

heights, performed Sept. 23 in Charles

lilieil

Sliow

songs

Johnson Theatre.

Slory by Kelsey

Photo by

Jones and Froehlich began their show the second the lights dimmed, ppearing on the stage aces.

Then

k'hen

he sang the

the

ffortlessly as

An

first

nolo. Friichiich's fingers

moved over

w hole body tensed with concentration on

made up

The Christmas season had many

distinguished tu.xedos and expressionless

music began and Jones" face con\ulsed into feeling

iiis

audience,

in

the keys

perfection.

highly of music majors, w as entertained for

Sam

Floyd and Richard Cumming.

of

was sad and

"It

eally neat

I

am

hit

"The piano was

an especially high note, and

it

just

gave

just cool, a in the

me

The baritone voice of Jones and complementary piano •roehlich filled the theatre

all

Play,

Omega's "Santa

which had been a for

people

ages. its

three

on-campus shows,

the cast also took the

show

"We went to Ravenwood and Shennandoah and some other places." director Nate Stuber said. "That

accompaniment. There was an unexpected part

vhen Jones

Psi

members

on the road.

Persuaded."

beautiful." Crust said.

The Children's Christmas

Shrink."

In addition to

Crust was especially fond of one of the e.xcerpts from Floyd's

Pilgrimage" called "For

A

Alpha

in

Northwest tradition for about 20 years, provided something

Imost two hours by the duo as they performed songs by Francis 'oulenc. Carlisle

characters and audience

seeing things with different perspectives

Sees

Lowe

Amy Roh

song

kids were. parties at

and opened the eyes and ears of

by

their

for

elementary schools and for Christmas

Shrink" portrayed Santa Claus. played by Craig in a

Hawaiian

shorts

shirt,

and sandals, expressing

need for a vacation. Mrs. Claus, played by Denise Hastings, advised

him

udience.

A

Weinhold. dressed his

show

the

companies."

"Santa Sees

chills." recital

We did the

was usually where a majority of

to see a psychiatrist.

He

reluctantly

went

to see Dr. Lassitude,

played by Russ Root, to whom he told his troubles. After Santa returned

'ete tor/ by

Eye Trio

home, postman Mr. Wibble, played by Kevin Sontheimer. stopped by

Courtney Stensland

to deliver the mail.

Homecomi ng weekend was more than a time for students to celebrate, 'acuity

and alumni also had their own share of entertainment planned.

)ne performance that had le Pete

Pete in

become a Homecoming tradition was that of

Eye Trio on Oct. 19

at

the University Conference Center.

Upon

a brief chat with him. Santa realized

Wibble was also experiencing job burnout. He offered

Mr.

his red coat to

Mr. Wibble. who went on his way to prepare for his largest delivery ever

— delivering presents

to the children of the

world as the new Santa

Claus.

Eye was accompanied by Gerald Spaetz on bass and Allen Wiley

drums. Eye. known for the unique sound his group created, played

The play was also preceded with audience interaction. At the Sunday matinee, Mr. Wibble accused audience

member

Dr. Jim Eiswert of

oth the piano and the keyboards. For a twist, he sometimes put the two

putting mousetraps in his mailbox. Dr. Lassitude then proceeded to

Dgether to create a different kind of classically-inspired music.

write Eiswert a prescription for Prozac.

Many alumni lays

Soon after the sawdust was generously sprinkled over the dance nd the guests' stomachs had

settled, the Pete

udience what they had been waiting for

sounded

vho jumped up illed

like.

—a

taste

floor

Eye Trio gave

its

Kelly,

chance they had to dance, the floor was soon

with couples twirling their partners round and round.

members also

led the audience in singing Christmas carols.

who was

led

on stage

to sing a

song with the elves. Dopey,

Sneezy, Sleepy and Grumpy.

My favorite part was that part when

of what real big-band

After following the lead of one courageous pair

at the first

cast

This was the highlight of the production for Maryville youth Carly

over an elaborate luncheon before the dancing began.

nusic

The

attended, laughing and talking about their past college

"I

I

was on

the stage." Kelly said.

sang 'Jingle Bells.'"

With audience participation and multiple shows,

the traditional

Children's Christmas Play proved to be a success once again.

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60 Determined to beat J. P. Finch, Bud Frump discusses his plan to be head of the mailroom with his uncle and President of the World Wide Wicket Company, J.B. Biggley, played by Jordan Seth Peck. Finch instead.

When

Frump grew

Biggley promoted furious.

He

called

mother and asked her to convince Biggley change his mind. Photo by Sarah Phipps

his

to

Window washer

J.

P.

Finch reads a "how-to"

manual with directions on becoming successful. By following the suggestions, Finch increased his rank at the World Wide Wicket Company until he was the C.E.O. Photo by Amy Roh

The

office

Company

workers

at

Wide Wicket Hedy La Rue,

the World

are obsessed with

played by Melissa McGrovern's, beauty. Besides office sexism, "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" also covered other office issues such as nepotism. Photo by Sarah Phipps In

constant competition with the show's main

character,

J. P.

Finch, played by

Jason

Reiff,

Bud Frump, played by Troy Pittman leads the chorus of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." The chorus consisted of the male office workers and female secretaries who worked at the World Wide Wicket Company. Photo by Amy Roh


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61

Window Washer Climbs Corporate Ladder To C.E.O. Position With The Help Of A "How-To" Manual The audience was

an

tivatcil lo

musical extravagan/a as Northwest's Encore Peilbr-

ii|ihcai

mances brought a Big League Theatricals Really Trying" to

Mary Linn Performing

Before the opening curtain could technical "|

crew

pioiluciion of

Arts Center

rise, the

"How To Succeed

in

show needed

in

Business Without

November. the help of

between M) and 40 theatre

siuilenls to assist in setting up.

kind ol'helpetl oul where

an electrician.

I

was needed."

I

helped hang the

Knsime Hain

facility assistant

said. "I

helped as

helped them patch the board and different things like

lights,

that."

The the

technical

crew students gained

practical experience, but

had

to sacrifice their free lime

on

day of the performance.

"We were

all

but any time

I

7:.^(l

was not

in class

The dedication of sound and

a.m.," Hain said.

there at

told a story of

how the

at

C.E.O. of the company

The show "s on a book

make

could not skip classes because of our policy,

the technical aspects ol the musical, such as

J.

Finch, a young entrepreneur played by Jason Reiff.

P.

World Wide Wicket Company

in a short

"How To Succeed

the

moved from window

Gilbert,

were inspired

to write the play

Business Without Really Trying." written

in

Mead. This manual helped Finch

who could help him go far within

as he

amount of time.

Weinstock and Willie

writers. Jack

titled

advertising executive Shepherd

time.

"We

there."

these students helped

climbed the corporate ladder to

was

lighting, run successfully.

The musical

washer

I

company, and

Throughout the show, he increased

also

his rank at the

how

to

how

learn

be

at

to

in

charm

based

19.'S2

by

the people

the right place at the right

World Wide Wicket Company almost

as fast as he could read the next chapter. "It

had kind of a goofy take on the business world," Laura Campbell

an exaggeration, but true

in the

sense that

you knew the

if

said. "It

right people

was obviously

you could move up

quickly."

Songs and choreography during rary corporate world,

his

way

to office

the

company

president's

to

sexism

in a fierce

nephew Bud Frump, played by Troy Pittman.

falling in love with

World Wide Wicket Company played by

with her could harbor his successes since the In the production's finale

romance, and from coffee breaks

World Wide Wicket Company, Finch found himself

Other obstacles Finch found involved at

spotlighted events often identified in the contempo-

secretaries.

to the top at the

competition with the

show

from nepotism

between office workers and

On

the

Rosemary

Crystal Kachulis. Finch

company frowned on

Pilkington, a secretary

knew

that

involvement

interoffice relationships.

Finch and Pilkington pledged their love

to

each other, and Finch

triumphed over Frump. He reached the height of success by being named the new C.E.O.

at the

World Wide Wicket Company.

siness

UCCESS


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Big-Band Sound Brings "Miracle On 34th Street" Style While Maintaining Old Holiday Spirit An

old play was given a

traditional

new

twist in a musical rendition of "Miracle

Christmas story combined big-band style

on 34th

Street."

New

The

music with choreography to leave many in

the sold-out audience believing in Santa Claus once again.

was neat

"It

in

some

parts

but then

it

to see

how

threw

it

me

they put

it

together as a musical because

off." Jessica

way

did not happen the

I

Vochatzer

thought

it

said. "I

I

knew

the plot so well and

knew what was going

to

happen

next,

would."

The play was about an elderly man named Kris Kringle who was thrown out of the Maplewood Retirement Home because he kept insisting he was Santa Claus. Whenever he revealed his age, he said he was "as old as

my

tongue and a

little bit

my

older than

teeth."

After arriving in Manhattan, N.Y., during preparations for the Macy's Thanksgiving

Day

Parade, Kringle discovered the department store Santa was drunk. Concerned for the children

who would organizer,

him

see

who

that

job of the

in turn offered the

he put the Santa

suit on,

Santa Claus. Kringle temporarily

think he

in love

to Kringle.

He

agreed, and once

he touched the lives of everyone he met. He especially made an

impression on Doris' daughter, Susan,

who was

new Santa Claus

Walker, the parade

to Doris

way, Kringle reported the problem

with Doris.

raised to be

much

too practical to believe in

moved in with the Walkers' neighbor Fred Gayley, an attorney

Still,

was Santa Claus. This

who was

there

were many skeptics who believed Kringle was crazy to

led to a trial in

which Judge Harper declared Kringle

to

be the

true Santa Claus.

"If you can prove the existence of Santa Claus in a court of law.

said after the

Mark Maus

trial.

said one of the

most interesting aspects of "Miracle on 34th Street" was

of the actors had multiple roles. Santa, Mr.

the

Macy and Judge

thought

"I

you can do anything," Kringle

it

was

One such

actor

was Ray Anderson, who

that

some

played the drunken

Harper.

neat that people played

same person, they separated

more than one

Maus said. "Even though it was

part,"

the characters really well."

However, not everyone was quite as enthused about the production or with the choice of actors. "I

thought the story line was

performances

1

fine,

but

I

did not think the acting

had seen," Kevin Johnson

cleaner and the acting

said.

"Some

was quite up to par with the other

of the chorus lines could have been

was not very convincing."

Mainstage Productions and Troupe America,

Inc.

co-produced the musical, which was based

on the book "Miracle on 34th Street" by Valentine Davies. Buffy Sedlachek and Kevin Rotty wrote the lyrics for the songs. Encore Performances brought the production 2

at

Mary Linn Performing

to

Northwest Dec.

Arts Center.

The movie "Miracle on 34th

Street" premiered in

1

947

in

black and white with the

name "The

Big Heart." "Miracle on 34th Street" showed

having something

in

which

many audience members

that miracles

could stem from

to believe

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Hundreds of letters to Sarita Claus are delivered to

a Manhattan, N.Y., courtroom on Christmas

Eve, 1947. The postal workers sang "Santa's Mall"

In this

musical version of the old holiday

classic "Miracle on 34th Street."

Photo by Amy

Roh Just before Fred Gayley proposes to her mother,

Susan Walker expresses her delight about a house on Chestnut Street that she wished for Santa Claus to bring to her. The proposal helped make her dream come true. Photo by

Amy Roh

After the

department store Santa Claus

is fired

being drunk, Kris Khngle, played by Steve Grimm, takes his seat as the new Santa Claus for

ust in time for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Although everyone else considered only a job, Kringle took the position very seriously, for he believed he was the true Santa

It

Claus. This led to

numerous debates throughout

the show, ultimately leading to a court case

which he was declared the Photo by Amy Roh

real

in

Santa Claus.


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64

a lot of emotion and feeling.

Kenny Ray Story by

Adam

a gospel song and also feel

usually tried to get into the meaning

what the singer was displaying."

Although the campus primarily hosted more popular bands f

Buckley

Most organizations that wanted to have a performer come to represent the group

I

would make contact with the selected performer. For

Alliance of Black Collegians, however, the person

came

the

students and the community, having different organizations allowed

more diverse range of music and

acts to

It

was not

that they

were not glad

to

have him

Literary

visit; rather,

he requested to come to Maryville to sing on his own.

Because Ray was once a student

at

then.

them.

to

Gospel singer Kenny Ray came to campus without any encouragement

from ABC.

pop up now and

Festival

Northwest, he was very familiar Story by Laura Prichard

with the University, and wanted to help

Having Ray

ABC

in

Northwest not only allowed

at

become involved with

the performance, but

it

any way he could.

ABC

group

as a

also gave

ABC's

Photo by John Petrovic

The passion of eight writers

to

one musician united for the Tow*

choir

the chance to mingle their voices with his.

ABC

treasurer April Griffith thought the

Festival of the Literary Arts.

show was

because of the type of music offered, but because she

great, not only

seat clapping

lot

of audience participation," Griffith said.

my

"I often

sitting in

my

hands to the beat."

with which Griffith approved.

"He did not only sing gospel "After all, the

songs, he also sang love songs." Griffith

name of his tour was the Love Tour.

It

did not solely

audience attendance was higher than expected.

was amazed by

the music, and

president Jason Greer said. "I

Kenny Ray perform,

we had a great

turnout,"

ABC vice

would probably buy

his

CD."

"I

he was familiar with become more familiar with his spiritual

was

1

his musical talents

from gospel songs

to zydeco.

7 was filled with four sessions of readings from award-winnin

authors.

Most of the authors were from

Professor, Dr. William Trowbridge,

works

as

the region

and a few were eve

a fan of gospel music." Griffith said. "I thought

it

side.

displayed

whose poems had appeared in sue

The Georgia Review and The Gettysburg Review. second year of existence,

it

was already showin

progressiveness in students' interests.

said.

was attended by over a

total

of 500 for

all

four sessions," Richard

"The response was favorable. Basically, what

I

my students who filled out response forms was T didn then said they liked

Ray 's combination of gospel and mainstream music helped a campus that

Akers shared

"It

was not a big fan of gospel music, but after I

Richards, festival program director, called "a coffee house and concert.

In the festival's

A lot of people were not familiar with Kenny Ray as a singer. Despite this fact,

M. Bet

from Maryville, including Northwest's own Distinguished Universit

revolve around gospel music like the Take 6 concert."

hearing

musician John Akers playin

Feb.

Aside from gospel music, Ray showcased another type of singing

"I

began Feb. 16 wit

several diverse styles of music for the audience. In what Dr.

caught myself standing, getting into the song or simply

said.

Festivities

involved with

felt

ABC. "There was a

ar

it

was hearing "

t

want

fror

to go, " bi

and would go again."

Richards" main goal of the literary festival was to give the students a alternative "It

way

to appreciate literature, not just

from the textbook.

was a different kind of experience," Richards

said. "I

could

assigi

distinctive M


Events

jmething 'ork.

The

il

tn

was

i"o;id in

class, hiii lo luMr iIk' :uiilior r\uI his or Iht

ow

n

Dr. Bertice

a kiiul nl inlci'invlalion."

lcsii\al

was

luiided by grants Ironi ihc Missouri Arls rouncil.

lorlhwcst's rultiuv of Quality

and the Center

lor

Berry

Applied Research, Story by Kelsey

ith assistance I'rom the College of Arts

Enulish and Green

f

Tower

65

and Sciences, the Departmeni

Photo by

Lowe

Amy Roh

With a strong message to combat

Press.

stereotypes. Dr. Bertice Berry

Yuletide

made

her audience think about

what kind of people they wanted

Feaste Story and Photo by Sarah Phipps

Members

Northwest

of

Celebration turned themselves into le

Madrigal Choir and then, with the help of the Department of

!ommunication and Theater Arts, transformed the J.W. Jones Student Inion into a medieval castle for the annual I

December Yuletide

Feaste.

n order to enter the ballroom the guest had to cross over a drawbridge,

he ballroom was decorated with Christmas greenery banners from the :enaissance period. There were even

More people were involved lan just the Madrigals.

in the

two ice-sculpted swans.

was

"I

a product of everything

my own

limited

The feaste was a success because the preparations

Berry,

who was

"Students were more open to looking world."

Beny

said. if

"That was

you put

A

total

from the Department of Communication and Theatre

^as also a

Royal Brass quintet and

a

Arts.

There

Guests were greeted by the Recorder Consort as they entered the

ansformed ballroom. Beth Green was and enjoyed performing

lonsort

"The It

was

best part of the feaste a

performance

The guests

also

felt

it

was not

that

it

was

at

was

a

member

of the Recorder

a stress reliever."

Green

said.

set the

mood for the

eason."

and the Recorder Consort entertained the audience throughout

le dinner. Afterwards, the

t

each

Madrigals sang traditional Christmas songs

in the real

was not academic.

It

was

academics then you could

colleges

was

to help the students understand

do not think college students realized how they selected what the

rest

of the country was going to see." Berry said. "Every major social

going

to

happen

in the

If you

wanted to know what was

worid. you better have been in touch with the

college campus."

"I

thought she was phenomenal." Bryce Atkins said. "All her views I

totally

that the

human

agreed with. race

One

of the best

was just one big family."

Besides being an articulate lecturer. Berry was also an accomplished singer.

She began her speech by singing a prayer, because music "says

most

The

in the least

lecture

amount of space, except maybe

for Ebonics."

was sponsored by the Alliance of Black Collegians as part

of their Black History

Month

celebration.

It

was

also part of the

Distinguished Lecture Series in conjunction with Encore Pertbrmances. After sharing her experiences with the audience. Berry hoped they

table.

The closing of

that with the

fit

"I

the

The Yuletide Feaste was a celebration of Christmas spirit. The Royal trass

it

where they

into the big picture.

examples she made was

a stress reliever.

was Christmas." Carol LaFaver said. "This really

fit

at

about evolving as a person

stressful."

"You were so busy getting ready for finals that you almost forgot that :

at

Students" responses to Berry's words were very positive overall.

the feaste.

was

spiritual:

movement started on a college campus.

Recorder Consort.

I

of about 250 college audiences heard Berry speak each year.

they

ctors

more

move mountains."

how

was performed by

limited myself, the

I

into

key to understanding each other, as well as themselves.

ecorating the ballroom with a Renaissance motif. Jerry Nevins and it

came

author and a doctor of sociology, stressed that college students held the

reason she spoke

Mizerski wrote the script for the feaste and

I

an award-winning lecturer, a stand-up comedian, an

One

LJIison

was and everything

evolution."

exciting because

preparation of the Yuletide Feaste

I

contact with." Berry said. "The more

between committees. The Madrigals were responsible for

'ere split

be toward others.

to

the feaste left

ommunity members ready

to

hundreds of students, faculty and

enjoy the holiday season.

would take her mes.sage with them and consider their actions and words

when faced with

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66 Dedicated to having faith in God's plan, Claude McKnight sings "You Don't Have To Be Afraid" with the rest of Take 6. McKnight's musical career began when he learned to play the trombone as a child. Photo by Sarah Phlpps

While singing together on stage, Tal<e 6 attributes each of their successes as blessings from God. One such blessing was the group's opportunities to work with top musicians such as Stevie Wonder, Ella Fitzgerald, James Taylor and Queen Latifah. Photo by Sarah Phipps Although the show started

because

later

than expected

of technical difficulties,

the audience after Take 6

began

all is

right with

singing.

Take

6 performed songs from their debut album as well

as from

their recently-released

"Brothers." Since the group premiered

album, in

1

988,

Take 6 had received an array of awards, including seven Grammy awards. Photo by Sarah Phipps


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67

6

Grammy Award Winners Take 6 Convey Message To

God With Audience

Praise Willi llicir

message

L k-;ii

;i

to share

God"s

Idvc.

members were "In 1987.

olTake 6 graced and touched

show

did a showcase in Nashville. Tenn., and invited

up. But the

labels"

word

to

market

step for Take 6

The group was did not win.

Men, goi

this but

I

"And

said.

to us

am

was recording

while ihe

the Christian record labels

all

the tunny thing

was most

ol

them did

not

MCA, RCA, other 'secular

and

going

said,

their first

what you guys are doing.

really dig

"I

to offer

you guys

for

two more awards

in the

1

a contract.""

album, which received two

also honored by being nominated in the category of Best

Take 6 was nominated

their latest

its siarl

thing lor about half an hour, and afterwards, the presideni ul

Wanier Brothers of Nashville came up have no idea how

I!

mouth had happened, so Warner Brothers,

ol

showed up and we did our

The next

Boys

attending college in Huntsville, Ala.

all

we

R&B groups sucli as

ot'lcn ciiMipaaxI Id

group nieniher Claude McKiiighl

there."

from

a (.appcJIa slylings

aiKliciRO.

The gospel group,

it

Ilic

Participation

Grammy awards.

New

upcoining

Artist,

although

Grammys

for songs

album, "Brothers,"' including the song "You Don"t Have To Be Afraid."" which

they performed early in the concert. "It

was

real cool to

were given

to

have

all

you by your

the

awards and everything, especially the

McKnight

peers.""

Take 6 members expressed throughout

was about

praising

God

for all he

the

Grammys

because they

said.

show

that their

music was not about the awards;

it

had blessed them with. The men of Take 6 also realized the

impact their music had on their fans. "I think that becau.se

remember was

we were

talking to people

McKnight had

a contemporary Christian group, the biggest thing that

who had been touched by our

a special experience in Nashville, Tenn.. with a

music,""

young

McKnight

girl

I

can

said.

from Japan who had

converted to Christianity from Buddhism.

"She was

McKnight

YMCA. So

that

in

Nashville because she had been converted to Christianity through our music,"'

said. '"So she

was

at

She was blown away

was

a Bible college in Nashville and

that she

was

finally getting to

The good-hearted men of Take 6 encouraged audience

hum

Near

the

meet one of the guys

it

was

in the

at the

group.

to sing along

when

they

participation during their show.

knew

the songs and

when

they were

along with the group even President Dean Hubbard participated.

end of the show, the group led the audience, again,

attempt to involve the audience got the crowd on their got a

she met me,

a very touching experience for me.""

Audience members were invited led to

when

life in Jesus.""

"Spread

"I really liked the show,""

As Take 6 ended

their

audience of what the

love""

feet,

this

in a sing-a-long.

This

clapping and singing the words,

and "What the world needs now

Melissa Drydale

time

"I

is love.""

said. "I think they really got the

crowd

into

it."'

show, the cross projected onto the wall behind them reminded the

men and

their

music were

all

about.

if.

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and balancing checkbooks.

The checks and balances several sources.

and checking

spend

o\'

the University

depended on many

things.

student, faculty and administration salaries to

Money came from

enhancement

projects,

leasing the University but returned through tuition, technology fees and state and

local funding.

With the national minimum wage increase, everyone found an to their

40 cents per hour added

paychecks.

.Mthough the increase was positive,

They

e.xtra

still

it

did not change

some

students" conservative spending.

found themselves searching for entertainment while spending minimal amounts.

Students were not the only ones concerned with money. The University compared faculty and administration salaries to the national standards set by the College University Presidents'

Association's national salary data. They found the amount the University was paying faculty and administrators was 85 to

1

1

percent of the norm. This re-evaluation of faculty and administration

salaries helped settle the debate about

whether employees were paid enough.

Another ongoing debate was over the numerous construction projects

that

had the campus

looking in disarray. Millions of dollars were spent to impro\e buildings and the steam lines

all

over campus. In

e\ery aspect involving money, there were concerns and there were positive changes. But

without money, there would not have been a quality uni\ersity.

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Additional

Fees O

V3 Students find they are piying for

just tuition

%^m

Upon little

when they

bills

when

I

little

Student fees included

many

things like lab books and

"It

^^^^^

Some students were not concerned

bid

that:

parkinj^ .space for them.

heard rumors about books to

buy

paid a

I

t;u}/

while

I

fee

had

In

instituted to

classes,

"It

went

to support the

Campus." first instituted in

was

1996, the cost

"I think that

was

it

said.

increased to $3 per student for each credit hour in order

it

were

many hours of

studio

They made these supplies available department

said. "I

had /;

to use a

)'

V

to try to

curb the

1"

s'

was much cheaper there," Jenny Samson lot

more expensive

they had to spend and where

never have even noticed the

VAX i

it

"The supplies were a

money

paying for residence hall people to use

new PCs," Vicky Meyer

for

as long as

what was needed,"

at

other

While some students were concerned about how much

campus. This increase angered some students.

the

mind paying

locations."

pay for the new personal computers throughout

"I did not like

high.

expense of the items.

$1 per student for each credit hour. In 1997

to

how many

pay as long as the dollar

which involved the purchasing of

to the students within the

was

to

required to take

"^^^^

""^~~

Treasurer Jeanette Whited said.

the fee

errands."

the art department, students

a lot of art materials.

When

paid

parking space

errands."

help keep the University up-to-date technology-wise,"

Electronic

my

"I

rzn

-David Miller

fee.

was

that

Jennifer Bell said.

iome

"The technology

some

"I really did not

Anotherfee which students were required

pay was a technology

to hold

was being used

for certain classes

was

were parking spaces.

amount did not get too

$5 once to

before you took the class."

to

ran

I

fees they

my parkiiig space

hold

there

the fee

Other students did not mind

fees.

you would need

guy $5 once

while paid otheri to hold a

said. "'You also

fair."

people

for these

"For required courses, you usually ended

was

space for them," David Miller said. a

up buying a book anyway," Rachel Haney

it

was so bad that people paid others to hold a parking

^^,^^_

W3.S SO

"It

money

did not think

The biggest complaint concerning

however,

more permits were sold than

other types of books needed for particular

about paying the extra

on campus, so

lived

parking permit fees were unfair.

expenses that crept

their bills. Extra student fees,

1

As well as technology fees, some students also believed

could have been a source of concern.

classes.

receive their

thought about tuition and even less

thought to the other

tha.n

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up on

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Resourceful Recreation

M

3 X^\l 'Wken

their cash flow falls short, students creite chestp

thrills

by cutting corners^ and pooling resources

3 tonight is the night

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; big

a

common one

with a

bit

many

for

even

college students but

of creativity, the embarrassment of

start

up

a

Residential

Creative juices flowed through the minds of

a

to

was good

"I

Michelle Spidle at

As

coming up with

said.

Northwest, and

times to

I

my

"This was

had to rack

a smile a.nd

ideas,"

come up with something

oH

the night

star

kidding;

to do."

it

1

was

The

went both ways.

1

would end up buying

a sudden

whim

zoo or a lake, or just

tripping

on

kidding;

and

Did

that rule bars out?

wink and I

was just

went both ways. Sometimes the guys got lucky

would end up buying

a drink for them."

opportunities to have fun at low expense arose

A little brainstorming

could give

students the chance to have a perfectly entertaining day

without receiving an overdrawn note from the bank.

the Recreation Center offered racquetball.

b

it

from unexpected places.

at

of the things they could not afford.

On campus,

I

Many

visit a

windows

to spend.

a smile and off they ran to the bartender. Actually,

it all, if

museums,

stare wishingly into store

it

quickly ticking to party time, and most did not

"Hell, no," Spidle said. "Just give those guys a

do on and off campus,

tour

make

to

often hit with the realization that the clock was

they could cram enough people into the car to split the gas

Then they could

VCRs, ping-pong,

through the day without spending a dime were

^^^^â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

'

could give students a break from

price reasonably.

desk of most halls also offered

Those students who managed

-Michelle Spidle

at

Road

met so

than a flash of a student identification card.

have money

not only on dates but also with buddies.

I

a

drink for them."

for couples.

to

front

things like board games,

idea.

There were many other things

dorm because

even if it was only to sit and talk about nothing."

just

weather cooperated, fixing a quick picnic

Mozingo Lake was always an

waste the day away.

and many other toys for virtually nothing more a.nd

A romantic

from generic groceries and lying around

to

down the hall could provide

always someone who wanted to do something,

Sometimes the guys ^^ot lucky

gazing before

ended was also an option

way

many ways.

many people," Anne Hanson said. "There was

they ran to the

for the dating scene, Maryville offered

walk through the park and

all

wink and

a

bartender. Actually,

third year

my brain many

dinner and a movie for a low price.

If the

tlwie^uys

'^ive

have fun.

at

also Robert

Polo.

also offered entertainment in

"I liked living in the

Northwest students as they pondered cost-

ways

game of Marco

life

Just having friends

just

was

Foster Aquatic Center where students could cool off and

'Could you pay tonight?" could disappear.

efficient

V

basketball and volleyball courts. There

plans, hot date, but

no money. This "low on dough" scenario was

t

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In

order to get ready for the pre-movie rush,

Sneed and Heather Ward make sure the snacks are ready. Watching movies at the Missouri Twin Theatre was a cheap way for students to unwind. Photo by Craig Pibum Brent

The

Alliance of Black Collegians Talent

offers Brandi

Hughes a chance

Show

to perform.

Various University organizations sponsored

shows throughout the year to offer students one more inexpensive entertainment talent

option.

Photo by Craig Pibum

Movie Magic has become the

focal point of

entertainment for Jamin Howell, Angela

Wood

and Karin Lee as they search for a way to liven up their evening. Movie Magic, and other stores like offered students an inexpensive way to have fun. Photo by Craig Piburn it,

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74

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Increased Earnin VJ I

-I

I

when

students enjoy windfall

wage

riised

15

to the delight

students, the

of

many

Many of the

staff

was

who were

happy it

was

institutional "I

time, nationwide, for the

said. "I did not

know how anyone

minimum wage

could live on

"We were fortunate the University put more

and faculty were happy to

increase," Director of Financial Assistance

Del Morley

to see the increase,

increase in 1997, the

matching funds.

on minimum wage. it

wage

University stepped in and provided a higher percentage of

$4.75 to $5.15 per hour

see the increase in salaries for those

felt

After the implementation of the

September.

in

"I

had to match with money received through tuition and fees.

University

government increased the

minimum wage from

Gq

.,_^

TUC much

niininiuni

before.

I

felt it

for the

wii time, nationwide,

increa.se.

how myone minimum

1

could

wa'^e before.

As

1

employment

"We did not get enough

money tocounteract the wage increase."

a result of the higher percentage of

matching funds given

wn

to the

employment

program by Northwest, the work study program

was hdppy

to >ee the increase,

was expanded. The expansion had been

because for students, because tor studenti,

a bonus."

federal

on

live

into the

program," Morley said.

know

did not

money

it

wzi

a

discussed and debated previously but because ,

bonus."

of the increase in funding the University was

one might have believed

-Oirecttir ot Fiaaitcial

able to proceed with the expansion as they had

the University had problems adjusting to the

Assistance Del Morlev

hoped.

Since Northwest was one of the larger

employers

wage

in the area,

increase.

Increasing student wages was not as difficult

The effect minimum wage had

on Northwest, however, was minimal

for

many

some might have

as

thought.

"Because of the planning done by Vice

reasons.

Even before

the

minimum wage

implemented by the government,

increase was

the possible effects

it

President of Finance the transition

Ray Courter and

the rest of the staff,

went smoothly," Morley

said.

"Other than

might have had on Northwest' s employment program were

creating better opportunities for students in pay the increase

already known.

really did not affect us

"We knew

the increase

would

affect us,"

Morley

said.

Students, staff and faculty alike thought the

minimum

beneficial for everyone

who was

"There was a limited amount of money available so students

wage

would have fewer work hours."

involved.

Fortunately, Northwest received federal

fey

money which

V

i

it

r

much."

who

increase

The

was

increase helped

attended the University.

Peters

make

life

better for

some


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75

Sweets and Treats J.W.Jones Student

Union, Jennifer Haft rings up Jill Templin's purchases. Working in the Union gave students many different options for work, from pizza making, to ice cream serving and making burgers to serving up all-youcan-eat food. Photo

by Danielle Saunders

Jones Student Union, Ryan Greenlee and Brian Fish prepare of rolling dough, adding toppings and baking pizzas for students. Itza Pizza offered free delivery of pizza, sub sandwiches and sodas to students in front lounges of residence halls and to other buildings across the campus. °holo by Danielle Saunders \t Itza

heir

Pizza

in

the J.W.

work area

for

a night

The front desk of Dieterich Hall offers Erin Speed a place to work. In the different halls, front desks were places where students could

games or pick up papers that were Photo by Danielle Saunders

get

printed.


Money

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76

Salary

Dilemma University looks at national standards in order to increase

hcuity ^nd administrative

sa.ia.ries

'L^

at

almost every institution,

tiiere

was

Association national salary data, and paid between 85

a stress

between management and employees about

percent and 110 percent of the national standard.

and compensation. Employees rarely

variance was decided by the individual's credentials, such

thought they were making enough money.

as level of degree and previous experience. Similar standards

salary

That truth canied even to college campuses,

were applied

including Northwest's.

"Of course

there

was a tension

there," Dr.

"some

at

did not think

prcife^.sLTS

One person

they were i^ettin^ p^id enou'^h,

not think they were getting paid enough, and

then they looked

3.nd

then thev

and being a faculty member was Ken White.

Itiokeci it

White was an instructor

i.dmm\ititori iAiriti and line. It

was just

one of those cultural things on college

For instance,

it

was not necessarily

in

some

true."

faculty offices

it

salary,

wai

was

ju.st

natural;

cultural thin'^i

line. It

owe o\ those

on

White made about $34,000 as an and was given a

cinrpines" Pr.

Although the

David McLaus:;hlin

In

and his salary had

to

The

raises

averaged out

percent, but varied depending on field and rank.

receivedraisesof 15 percent. In

because he would be required

all.

"When you were

all

to

4

Some

the University invested

in salaries.

were paid

significant.

White

to

to

12

work summers

months as

news

director.

1996, the teacher salaries were readjusted and

Instructors

raise to about $45,000.

sounded

from a nine-month standard

be one of a senior

said.

professors received a raise.

about $200,000 more

raise

instructor,

said the University just extended his contract

"People had to understand, he had been here

McLaughlin

the

position of Director of News and Information

colle'^e

than $130,000 annually.

president,"

Department of

in the public relations office in 1997.

which had reached more '

a long time,

in the

Mass Communication before taking thousjht thev were out o{

almost a pastime to target President Dean

Hubbard's

with a unique perspective on the

differences between being an administrator

administrators' salaries

and thought they were out of

campuses. But

to the hiring of administrative

officials.

David McLaughlin said. "Some professors did

natural;

The

were going-

to

in the administration,

be on campus

The University looked at the College University Presidents'

b y

Scott

year long, five days a

week," White said. "So that explained a lot of the difference. I

thought that was pretty equitable, personally." In the overall picture.

in relation to national standards.

all

you knew you

national standards in

its

employees.

P u

m m

e

1

1

Northwest would continue using

hiring practices to remain fair to

all


Salaries

Nor iwest

Salaries

Thousands

1995-96

1989-90

Who's

Who President

_ _

Hubbard

Assistant professors

Instructors

President's Cabinet $ b.iM.-J

Professors

on

a\

tiage Nulan per \ear

$ Information compiled from Official

Manual. State of Missouri. 1989-9S.

1997-98

77


Money

Construction Costs Universit}/ spends

md

remodel ca.mpus buildings

md

to refurbish

$17 million

steim tunnels

C Open

throughout the campus after Colden closed.

no power in buildings, no water,

trenches,

The new computer

closed buildings and a campus that looked like

personal computers that were found in the residence hall

and faculty had to put up with when the campus

rooms. The

new computers

Around $17 million was spent on

money came from different state appropriations

capital, donations

many

the

sources, including

supplemented by

oat. of

local

bcui^lit the CLiiiiputer>

the bud'^jet

iet asitie for the

and money made from fundtenter.

t\\it

Center.

"We bought the computers out of the budget

we hid

Vice President of Finance and Support

wa

The program

we had set aside for the treatment center."

that

treatment

Services Ray Courier said. "The program was .still

The University spent $2.2 million on

in

fall

1997.

.so

tho.se

comstill

puters were not

Administration Building. The second floor

was completed

unfolding;,

the

remodeling of the second floor of the

The vice

to be â&#x20AC;˘

needed out

there."

use them here on campus, and then buy others

Vice President oi Finance

for out there

and

had been moved for the remodeling were

had been closed

to students

and

faculty since spring 1996.

it

brought a

new

light to the

said.

campus and new

scenery."

Colden housed 85 faculty and

into a

problem

When the

workers

got on the roof they found

some wet

spots.

needed

to

"There were significant moisture and water problems the roof." Courter said. "There

was excited to see the new changes." Jessica Fette

they were needed."

be removed.

that

It

decided to

involving mechanical equipment on the roof

Ray Cotirter in.

Colden Hall was one project students were

think that

when

Colden remodeling also ran

support services

to see completed.

We

going to be needed out there.

,

moved back

unfolding so those computers were not

i^oiii'^

presidents' registrar" s. and admissions offices

"I

Colden were originally

partnership with the Maryville Treatment

"We

raisers.

"I

for

purchased as part of the University's

construction projects around campus. This

happy

Colden contained the same

a war zone were just some of the things students

underwent an expensive overhaul.

that

labs in

and the one

that

were three layers

in

to the roof

was affected the most was the middle one,

which had been damaged by water and moisture over time."

staff offices, six different

That problem pushed the cost of the project up. but the

academic departments, 15 classrooms, computer labs and

extra

conference rooms. Offices and classes had been spread

for

money

for that

came from a fund

mishaps such as Colden' s roof. The â&#x20AC;˘

t>

y

Jason

Hoke

that

had been

total

set

up

renovations of

continued on page 80


Construction

â&#x20AC;˘

79

The view out of a Golden Hall window attracts Troy Leiian and Andrea Flower. On Oct. 19, the newly renovated building held an open house for viewing. When Golden Hall closed in 1996 for remodeling, professors' offices were scattered across campus into buildings fall

that included Perrin Hall, a residence hall that

was converted Roh

into office

space. Photo by Amy

In another area of Golden Hall, Troy Lehan and Andrea Flower listen to their tour guide Bruce Litte. Golden Hall was originally scheduled to open in fall 1997, but an extra semester was needed to complete the construction. Pholo by

Amy Roh

Workers concentrate on repairing the steam lines outside the J.W. Jones Student Union, where there was more traffic. Exposed steam lines made travel between classes an inconvenience for many students who were required to take a detour. Photo by Rhonda Rushton


Money

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80

Construction Costs x^

v^

rou^HLncpou â&#x20AC;˘

continued from page 78

one building on

the building cost around $7 million.

The most

The steam

the steam line project. million.

That sum was

money. The steam

lines cost about

by

also supported

line project fell

state

new

$9

building cost about $650,000.

"We

behind

The underground

You

lines that heated

and cooled the

iiici

not want to

back

power plant we were burning so much

"And by the time it got down

how^ when

you were -

fuel

said. "It

Jessica Fette

least

was

many

This did not

in the early stages

not just flip a switch and say the

University was on-line." Courter said.

"We

students.

further than the original one, but that

was not a very big campus, so

had

it

did

it

would take

at

$300,000 to improve the accessibility of

the old facility, which

left

them no money

to

remodel the

"Hopefully the new building would have more rooms and allow for faster service," Fette said. sit at

the doctor's office for hours

Though many

of the project.

"You could

the

inside.

inconveniences, like being without water

and power, as the students experienced

the

not take that long to get anywhere."

said.

so weak that there were rooms that were cold."

include

some

The University determined

it

all

would not stop me from going," David Tilley

sick."

in

final step.

at

location of the health service building

was

"It

to the fine arts building,

Turning on the system was the

campus and looked

more disadvantages than

did not matter to

produce the steam, so we could put 100

pounds of pressure on the head," Courier

at the

was no longer at the center of campus, but that

sit

sufficiently. that

built

one we chose."

The

at the doctor's office for

"Steam was escaping so much

The

997.

was

biuidux^

For faster service.

University buildings had corroded and they

were no longer working

looked

other sites had

what we expected."

to

new

WLUild have move roonxi auii

mapping and condition of the tunnels were not

the

tlie

Courier said. "That was a reality

Alow

The steam

1

had advantages and disadvantages, and "Hopefully

that.

facility

different sites," Courter said. "Every space

"There were more unknowns with the steam

with a project like

home in

The

west of Millikan Hall, on the outskirts of the campus.

and local

schedule because of unforeseen circumstances.

line project,"

time."

Student Health Services also got a new

Northwest was

visible construction project at

at a

whole

to bring

construction,

it

"You

did not want to

when you were

sick."

students complained about being sick of

became

part of everyday

life.

The campus

continued to change, with more renovation projects planned.


onstruction

â&#x20AC;˘

8

To get a peek at the new Student Health Services building, Dr. Robert and Mary Jane Sunl<el take advantage of a tour given by a nurse at the open house held in September. The open house was a chance for the University to show off its new features. Photo by Sarah Phipps

A crane waits to cap the steam tunnels and form a sidewalk. Steam lines all over campus were redone at the same time, leaving campus in a mess of construction with several tornup walking paths. Photo by Rhonda Rushton Pipes of all sizes fill an open steam tunnel. Old steam lines were replaced with ones

more

efficient in their

job of heating and cooling the buildings.

Construction workers

had a

lot

of trouble

completing the project on time because of a

problems were unexpected.

variety of that

Photo by Rhonda Rushton


1 Mini-Mag

82

ROHg

leavin^Ong

Great Britain entered the 20th century with a vast colonial empire upon fully set. A century of decline was culminated in 1997

which the sun never

when Great

Britain officially returned control of

Hong Kong

to

China.

During the 20th century, the Union Jack flag was lowered 67 times to allow territories to become their own democratic nations. This lowering

marked the first time the flag had been lowered to allow a communist government to take control. The transition went smoothly. Although it returned to Chinese control.

Hong Kong had its own constitution that protected political freedoms and human rights. Hong Kong's legal system would still be based on British common law. This was different from traditional Chinese law that stated one could not do something unless the laws provided for it. Many optimists believed that China would treat Hong Kong kindly because China needed

Hong Kong's money and

skills to

speed up

its

own

modernization.

Pessimists believed China's dictatorial rule and authoritarian habits would

Hong Kong's freedom for long. Hong Kong had established many good ties with many strong nations. This came from years of open trade with America and various European countries. However. Hong Kong could not rely on the muscular intervention not tolerate

from

old trading partners.

its

themselves

in conflicts

Many

nations were wary of involving

between Hong Kong and China. China's

rise to a

world power, coupled with the return of Hong Kong, had potential to make difficult political decisions for the

United States

in the

upcoming •

by Tim

years.

LaBeaume

forum

foul-up

Actor leading role-play: Christopher Plummer, "Barrymore"

Actress leading role-play:

made international April when Maryville Daily

Maryville

news

in

Forum

reporter Shane Whitaker

altered a

column written by

Missouri State Sen.

A

Sam

Graves.

was added to suggest Graves would only support welfare

Janet McTeer,

"A

Doll's

House"

Best Director-play:

Antony Page. "Stanley" Best Play:

line

"The Last Night of Ballyhoo"

benefits for white males. This

Actor leading role-musical:

amendment to the Graves column was not caught in the proofreading process and ran in the March 31

James Naughton, "Chicago"

Bebe Neuwirth. "Chicago"

edition.

The miscue by

the

newspaper

brought Graves into the national spotlight. in the

Actress leading role-musical:

The

story

made

headlines

Best Director-musical:

Walter Bobbie. "Chicago" Best Musical: "Titanic"

Washington Post as well as

local papers.

Whitaker apologized for the incident and later resigned. •

by Chris Galitz

tony

awards


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National Baskctlxill

Association lipped ott

during the summer, riie

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began play with massive corporate sponsorship,

something earHer unsuceesstul

women's

leagues had lacked.

This sponsorship was garnered h\ the

WNB.A

in part

because

ol its

alliance with (he National

Basketball Association.

The

NBA

Board of Governors

had approved the concept of the

WNBA

in late

season saw

1996.

The summer

the WNBA

move from

the drawing board to the hardcourt.

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84

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fashion designer

murdered A week

after fashion designer

Gianni Versace's death, his

Andrew Cunanan. took

his

killer.

own

life,

o

complex

why

he took Versace's

to Christine Elkins'

Herbert "Tug"

trial in

mansion

1996.

Emery admitted

in

activity of his

on the suspected drug

Tony

Emery.

Fla., on July 8. Hundreds of FBI agents went on a

cousin.

250-mile stretch search for Cunanan

1990. was a drug informant in the

was linked

What was

to the

murder.

led authorities to

Cunanan

used

in a

New Jersey

Elkins.

E.

who

disappeared Aug.

law enforcement

man's murder.

also a suspect in that

4,

indicted

Herbert in Elkins' death

November

in

Diana and her boyfriend, Dodi

in Paris

it

was

when

paparazzi began

person that was killed in a tragic

way," Rex

Aldridge said. "She

The investigation of Versace's murder ended July 15 after the body of Cunanan was found in a houseboat where he was hiding out. The police had no proof of any

August 1997.

Tony

also

murder with the

in the

Andrew of Amazonia in

Missouri River area

in

killed

himself.

by Laura Prichard

was

flipped and hit a support in a

you and me. and

tunnel.

As

a person just like

that she died

the investigation

1

Before her death, Princess Diana was a leading activist against the AIDS

felt

and

should have been

continued, more and more

came

left

virus.

alone."

into play.

Reports concluded that the

was

France.

The

Those from around the

world showed

Photo courRM Photo

tesy of

Service

their

respect for Diana by covering the

palace gates with flowers and other

vehicle's

speedometer was stuck

at

1

2

items of gratitude. There were so

many

miles per hour.

With news coverage being so

was indicted

that

flowers in front of the palace

grounds keepers took them to

for

the intent to prevent

extreme,

many questioned

the

the island

where Diana was buried.

communication of information

to a federal

law enforcement officer.

between Cunanan. Versace

and Torsten Reineck. the owner of

chasing after them. Fayed's car

three times over the legal limit in

County outside

-

"I felt that

just another popular

driver's blood alcohol level

1996.

and a Chicago millionaire.

where Cunanan

general.

After Herbert's plea. Elkins'

body was discovered

the houseboat

was

Al Fayed, were leaving a hotel

factors

officers.

murder and three other deaths: two of his acquaintances in Minnesota

links

life

31 in a car

Maryville area for state and federal

A federal grand jury

a stolen truck in a parking

garage near Versace's mansion,

Cunanan was

away Aug.

her from giving police information

South Beach,

after he

taken

ethics of journalists in

Diana,

accident.

murder and

another was brought to

instant,

Princess of Wales'

he beat Elkins to death to prevent

life.

Versace was shot on the front steps of his oceanfront

in one

investigations in recent

Nodaway County history finally ended when one man pleaded guilty

leaving no answers to the question

of

ne of the longest and most

Killing

Solved Scott

Pummell

sudden

diana's

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in Australia, forest fires

Indonesia, famine

in

California.

Nino occurred every year and w as

were washed away by

El

In

1W7

and IWS.

Nino had three phases:

neutral and

wann

w arm. The cold and

phases affected weather

In

At our

St.

in

spring 1997.

go on

Maryville, "The people

lot

would

sale at 8 a.m. people

was just all

we

at this

night. If they

get there at 7 p.m. the

in line."

of trouble keeping up with demand. Only Mi per style for

each store were allowed the

floods.

storm

first

of every month, which was the time Beanie

"What made them so popular was that adults got in on the craze." Rosemary Henning from the corporate office of Rod's Hallmark.

In

killing

For a while, the store kept a waiting they stopped because

38 people. These storms

United States, but only explained

raised the death toll to 87 for

deaths related to El Nitio L'nited States

in

seem

first

fair to

those

keep the craziness down, but

to

difficult to

who were

not on the

said

keep calling people and list.

After that

it

was

it

first

did

come,

served.

Princess the Bear

the

list

was too

it

became

available In

December

1997. following the

death of Diana, Princess of Wales. All profits were to be donated to the

and Canada.

Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund. Rod's Hallmark received only two bears

theunru

Tracy

a line outside." said

Joe and Gladstone store, they camped out

to

torrential

about one third of the changes

U.S. weather. El Nliio was blamed

hit until

we would ha\e

manager of Rods Hallmark

assistant

There was a

not

In

craze did not

8 a.m. and

night before and want to get

In

Florida caused severe tornadoes the

at

Babies were ordered, according to Rod's Hallmark's corporate office.

A Groundhog Day

cold,

in 199.^, but the

were supposed

Highways and houses

effects lasted the entire year. El

especially active

Papua

New Guinea and mudslides

its

cuddly, inexpensive craze of 1997-1998 was Beanie Babies.

talked to said they had been out there since 6:30 a.m. That store.

It

soft,

hey came out

"We would open

hurricane season.

sea surface

Cr9ZG

beanie bab\

ralnlall

time,

The El

85

at different

in

Maryville

times, and they sponsored a food drive

who would win the chance to buy them. Some Beanie Babies sold for astronomical prices on

to see

El

Nino

The top Bear

by Becky

the secondary market.

three were Peanut the Royal Blue Elephant for $2,500,

for $1 ,400

and Quackers the Duck with

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United Methodist

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All were major food suppliers in the United States, and

all

The

USDA

in

forced the recall of about 25 million pounds of contaminated

beef from 35 states

in the last

week of August, making

USDA

2,000 pounds of meat were recalled. Within a week, the

broaden the

to

recall to

Hudson was

25 million pounds because of problems

the primary supplier of beef to

Burger King and Boston

time of the recall. The recall forced almost 700 Burger Kings

at the

Some

and most Boston Markets to quit serving the beef.

menus

offered alternative In St.

No

The

restaurants in Maryville

recall all but

beef plant

receiving her "calling"

years,

all

Princess Diana's death.

Upon her death, Mother Teresa,

convent.

after

Some

students thought that coverage

Mother Teresa's

for

after leaving the

life

and

by millions. Photo courtesy of RM Photo Service

Loretto order she

death was scant because of the

founded the

media coverage concerning

Congregation of the Missionaries of

Princess Diana.

Charity, which opened the

the

recall.

saw about

minutes on

five

news about Mother Teresa

and the

rest

Home

Immaculate Heart

for

fell

bought out by Tyson Foods,

30 percent the next quarter.

Besides founding a new order and

was on Diana,"

ministering to the poor. Mother

Inc., in

September

It

then sold

Teresa received numerous awards.

Other students had mixed

its

Hudson was about $642 million.

recall.

for

bv Scott

Pummell

TlSUrc

remembered

religious

by Virginia Peters

binge

drinking The college world was shaken started

academic year

because of student deaths

caused by alcohol poisoning. Louisiana State University student Benjamin

Wynne

died and

yjn

April 19, northwest

Missouri lost something that

everyone used

feelings concerning the coverage

Perhaps the most prestigious award

over Mother Teresa's death and

given to Mother Teresa was the

its

the S 6 area code. 1

In several

to switch to the

The

new 660

area code.

area of Kansas City-St.

"I

number of people north of there, a new area code had to be assigned. Phone numbers that would have

Institute of

a Massachusetts

Technology

house Scott Krueger. unconscious

in

liquor bottles.

1

fraternity

8,

was found

vomit and empty

He was

later

pronounced dead. Authorities said

was .41 The medical examiner

his blood-alcohol level

percent.

ruled the death a result of an alcohol

overdose. •

bv Scott Pummell

A

been assigned running out

to residents

fast,

1979. Other

were

week of

would have

coverage on

liked

more

Presidential

their lives, though,

in

Mother Teresa was born

in

1985.

admirers.

Some

also had

many

admirers included

Martin Luther King

than their deaths."

1980 and the

Medal of Freedom

Mother Teresa

Jr.'s

widow,

Coretta Scott King, and Billy

Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu on Aug. 27, 1910. She

The new area code would not some services, such as 91

affect

or rates affecting local or

HPW

long-distance calls.

area code '

("Jewel of India")

ironic that

Graham.

First

Lady

Hillary Clinton

because of the

growth of new technology.

calls,

was

it

each other," Joannie Kidder said.

27 after a drinking binge

at

thought

they both died within a

Joseph would retain the 816

number, but because of the large

to

in

awards included the Bharat Ratna

Diana.

surrounding counties had

three others were hospitalized Aug.

celebrate fraternity pledge week.

Nobel Peace Prize

relationship to the death of

Students on campus and residents

"I

After that,

Dying

Destitutes in Calcutta in 1952.

Marti Wilson said.

primary supplier. The

as their

Nebraska, which was closed after the

shortly after the

many as a was mourned

hailed by

Nearly two years

saint,

"I

to locate an alternative beef

were affected by the

dropped Hudson

overall earnings

in

she was granted

destroyed Hudson's beef operation. Burger King, Boston

Market and Wal-Mart

company's

years after

of the restaurants

Joseph, Mo., and Cameron, Mo., the stores stopped selling

source.

Two

permission to leave her

Her death came soon

but others were forced to close.

hamburgers for two days before they were able

Calcutta, India,

asked the

with records tracing the meat production.

Market

many

age of 87 from a heart

at the

attack on Sept. 5.

The beef was processed and distributed by Hudson Foods, Inc., in Columbus, Neb. The recall was forced after Colorado health inspectors traced possible E. coli bacteria contamination to the Nebraska plant. About

company

poor health for

died

in

outside her convent.

the largest beef

it

recall ever.

1

poor

the passing of

Mother Teresa, who had been

were severely

affected by the largest beef scare in U.S. history.

she got her

"calling" to help the

Mother Teresa from Calcutta.

Burger King. Boston Market. Wal-Miirt.

when

hv

Adam

Buckley

become

a

nun

at the

left

home

age of

to

1

and took her vows on March 24, 1931. In 1946,

was among

Mother Teresa's

From

traveling to Darjeeling, India,

people.

funeral.

college students to

dignitaries.

Mother Teresa was

the dignitaries present at

Mother Teresa touched

Her contributions

to the

world would be lona remembered.


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was never sounded, so police until Hixson was discovered by a patron. The open investigation was still underway Cigarettes were

go

for officials to

among

items taken

Hunt,

but

Best

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robbery.

U.S.

A new

In

1997,

fall

many

first

students packed up to

year of college

Stanford University.

What was unique

about the freshmen during that

among

at

fall

was

the students

1997 was daughter

first

Chelsea Clinton.

at

several options to further her

education.

many

The Clinton family

visited

prestigious universities such as

The

adaptations was

White House

Palo

away from her

DC.

Even though college was

Best Actor Dramatic Film: Peter

for conspiring to

president's daughter brought inany

more

of Chelsea's

moving from

to a

the

coed college

room

ne,\t

door and

bikes.

She also had

media

interfering with her

Hillary Clinton

far as

bomb

the building.

was about whether or

not Nichols could have been

involved

being present.

bombing while not The two sides fought

in the

a contentious battle to

prove their

points of view.

by Scott Pummell

Chelsea was faced with other new challenges. She had to tnake

new

friends, adjust to college life

and

new

other tlrst-year student far from

home. President

Bill

Clinton was

said to call often to check

on

her.

life.

wanted her daughter

normally and for the life.

on-campus media were

Chelsea Clinton House for college

left life.

the White Photo cour-

RM Ptioto Service

person attending Stanford. Others

tesy of

included actor Fred Savage and

not matter what the obstacle

gymnast Dominique Dawes.

have been. The

College students were always faced with

new

challenges;

it

did

college

first

was no exception,

even for the

first

may

year of not

dauehter.

concerned. Shinfonl Daily

Chelsea would be treated just as

any other student

attending the university.

PhiMu Shannon

Princess

battle

Best Dramatic Film: "Titanic"

Chelsea was not the only famous

to deal with

to not interfere in her

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The

Dench, "Mrs. Brown"

editor Carolyn Sleeth said

a lifestyle

adjustment for most students, being the

Diana

Mother

Paulsen

died in

Teresa

tried

car

died

crash

was convicted of manslaughter and

Awards

following her around on mountain

As

Best Dramatic Series: "The X-Files"

Best Actress Dramatic Film: Judi

Chelsea had secret service agents

media

in

first

He

of carrying out the bombing.

"Chicago Hope"

deal with homesickness Just like any

to be treated

Chelsea chose Stanford, located

l.ahti.

Fonda. "lUee'sGold"

dormitory.

Har\ard, Princeton, Yale, Brown,

parents in Washington.

1

by Lindsey Corey

Georgetown, and Wellesley, before

.Mto. Calif.. 3.000 miles

a.m. to

Nichols. 42. was found not guilty

Best Actress Dramatic Series:

Golden Globe

living in the

Before deciding on Stanford, Chelsea

looked

.5

Gets-

Christine

resident, as a very loyal

transitions.

for the April 19, 199.'),

il

Okla.. which killed 16X people.

by

video camera system and bars on

head for their

;is

Edwards. "F.R"

store hours to

Marcum remembered Hixson. a Fillmore, Mo., woman who enjoyed working the late shift.

McVeigh

Film: "As GixkI

Best Actor Dramatic Series: Anlhony

a.m. Friday and .Saturday. There would also be

S a.m.

it

Nichols was charged with being a conspirator along with Timothy

Gets"

the sight of

Marcum.

two employees on duty after windows were installed.

Comedy

as

Cicts"

Film: Helen

was

located on

Amy Roh

Marcum changed

"As Good

it

during his

71, south of

ofSIS.lKK) being given by the store's owner. Jim

I

Comedy

life

1997.

Highway

Shop and Hop.

in the

Nichols and his attorneys

fought for Nichols'

bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City.

a fatal shooting. Photo

a.m. to

decides fate (';ilisi.i

Mclk-al"

Nicholson. "As Cloud as

of false accusations and confessions for the reward

.'i

Series:

Comedy .Series: "Ally McBcal" Aelor Comedy Film: Jack

Best Actress

Maryville,

In his attempt at pre\ention.

Comedy

trial in fall

Police did not disclose any other information for fear

p.m. weekdays, and

J

I'crry

Best

The investigation was more difficuh because of

were few leads

Actress

ll(ickh;iil. -.Ally

3:45 a.m.. 13 miles from Maryville.

there

.Sfrics: Mn.li.icl

Fox, "Spin Cily"

Gracie lli\son. a 5lye;ir-old store clerk, was shot

and killed during an armed robhery

Comedy

on drug

charges

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furthers

education by Arlisa Johnson


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trials

controversial in

1

were as

997 as

iVlusic legend John Denver

When Theodore own hand

evidence.

old baby in her care.

while living convicted

Matthew Happen by a jury in November. The conviction carried sentence of

life

a

without possibility

after considering the

Hiller Zobel reduced the conviction

sentenced

manslaughter and

Woodward

in his

to the

prosecution that maintained

folk music for his unique style,

Kaczynski carried out a bombing

became

from 1978

279

that

trial.

his first album,

his family's

however, recognize

Also found

in

Kaczynski's cabin

identical to those previously used

by the Unabomber.

A

It

judgment, time

was,

in

was

charged

in

that killed

others.

my

platinum

status.

bombing

He wrote and sang

several other hit songs during the

contained the song "Country

'70s, including "Annie's Song,"

Roads," his

"Sunshine on

first hit.

My

Denver was

Denver recorded 35 albums

and

Shoulders."

bom

John Henry

at

crucial evidence.

four

"Poems, Prayers

copy of the

Kaczynski, 55, was officially incidents

during a career that spanned the

Deutschendorf

better part of three decades.

in

Fourteen of those albums went

he was killed

1943.

Jr., in

New Mexico

He had purchased in just the

the plane

day before

two and maimed two

When

gold. Eight

Kaczynski pleaded

guilty, his reasoning

mercy did not lessen

opprobrium.

John Denver's songs brought joy to millions around the world. Photo courtesy of RM Photo

in the

and Promises." That album

was an explosive device nearly

Matthew

Zobel told the Associated

Press. "I did,

name

early 1970s with the release of

to 1995.

the cabin

grief,"

a household

Service

spree that killed three people while

while waiting for her

Happen' s death nor

who combined

elements of both country and

Unabomber manifesto discovered

did not denigrate

Denver,

by the

days already served during and

"I

California.

Montana cabin

hide-a-way. The journals were the

evidence, Superior Court Judge

to involuntary

piloting crashed nose-first into

injuring 23 others in a 17-year span

of parole for 15 years.

However,

the

experimental plane he was

Kaczynski kept detailed journals

basis of the case built

of the second-degree murder of

when

Monterey Bay, off the coast of

nanny who was convicted of murder in the death of an 8-month-

Woodward was

killed Oct. 12

provided prosecutors

with the most incriminating

of a

British

Louise

was

pleaded guilty as the Unabomber, his

that

Kaczynski

was

to

more achieved

the crash.

avoid

the death penalty.

to bring the judicial

guilty

compassionate conclusion."

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highest ideals of fraternity.

in 1961.

Mu enhances community, campus, chapter and Each woman of Phi Mu is encouraged to develop bonds of

honor and

members.

1852 and was established

Here

womanhood

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while feeling a sense of

Northwest, Phi

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supports

our philanthropies of Children's Miracle Network

and Project Hope through

activities

such as our

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the best ever.

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Edgiir Renleria's

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two-out single to

up the

births.

center field in the

Florida claimed the World Series from the Cleve-

middle

land Indians, four

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of

games to three. Photo courtesy

RM Photo Service

Nagy scored Craig

Carlisle. Iowa, native

only living septuplels

Bobbi

world.

in the

Brandon. Alexis. Kelsey. Natalie and Nathan McCaughey

first set of

scptuplets

known

to

have

all

survived beyond their

took a medical team of 40 specialists six minutes to deliver the

children by Cacsarcan section.

The babies were born

nearly nine

weeks

prematurely and required mechanical respirators to breathe immediately following their

inning off Cleveland pitcher Charles

It

birth to the

birth.

Bobbi had been taking the

been labeled the "comeback

fertility

drug Pergonal, which was prescribed

because she and her husband. Kenny McCaughey. had trouble conceiving

Counsel from

third base.

This gave

kids" of

IW7. They

led the

their first child.

the Marlins a game-se\ en victory

major leagues

and a world championship.

behind wins during the regular

In only their fifth year of

season with 43.

And

Mikayla.

Bobbi, 29, was bedridden for 21 weeks leading up to the births, including

in coiiic-l'roin-

month in the hospital. Though this was a trying time for her. Bobbi and Kenny both faced several other challenges upon the babies' successful

a

in the

delivery.

existence, the Marlins earned their

playoffs six of their

world championship faster than any

v\ere in

expansion team

fashion, including the

in history.

The Marlins could ha\e

easily

1

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wins

Among

the biggest of those challenges faced

McCaugheys could remain

come-from-behind

the advent of seven

World

was whether or

to feed. In seeking to

accomplish

marlinsWin world

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series

this, the

help.

Corporations and businesses across the nation jumped

show generosity

not the

normal and financially sufficient family with

new mouths

McCaugheys had some

Series finale.

a

at

the chance to

The Clarke Companies, Onthank Company, Pella Corporation. Maytag Corporation and the U.S. Steel Group of USX Corporation provided them with a new. bigger house. An Iowa Chevrolet dealership gave the McCaugheys a 15-seat 1998 van. All of the gifts were to to the family.

help the family survive the challenges they were sure to face. '

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r'^resident Clinton's personal life

was

called into question on

Clinton was then up against further

five-hour deposition.

questioning about former White

Starr's grand jury

Monica Lewinsky.

several different occasions

House

regarding sexual allegations.

Lewinsky, 24, told Linda Tripp

A

trial

was

set for

May

1998

in

she and Clinton carried on an

the case of Paula Corbin Jones,

month

who

and

filed suit in 1994, saying

that Clinton

had exposed himself

to her

and propositioned her

Little

Rock, Ark., hotel room

three years earlier. Clinton

in a

was

state

time a sitting president

defendant

As

oath about

it

enlisted

she was 21

by Clinton

cover-up.

to Jones' lawyers.

in

make

an effort to

Lewinsky agree

under

lie

allegedly being

to a

The day

Clinton strongly denied these

before, Jordan said he

allegations.

helped Lewinsky find

Webber

U.S. District Judge Susan

Wright, by the request of

a lawyer and get a job

would not

Bill Clinton began questioning in January for the Paula Jones case while a new case was beginning with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky. Photo courtesy of RM Photo Service

secretary, Betty

Cunie,

who

search, according to a W(ishini>ton

4,

Clinton denied under

the one

initiated the

Jordan's testimony could

job

The to Reuters,

friend and trusted adviser,

Vernon

Jordan, was also involved

in the

bill

or break"

allegations brought up several

questions, including what effect they

one

would

have on the presidency.

administration official said that

came

"make

Clinton.

Post report.

According

relationship with Lewinsky,

according to Reuters. Clinton's

scandal involvina Clinton.

However, Clinton's

was

evidence to back up claims, they across another alleged sex

York.

claims as evidence.

oath that he had a sexual

Jones' lawyers searched for

New

in

be allowed to use Lewinsky's

On March

as a

court case.

in a

when

he urged her to

stated that Jones' lawyers

deposition on Jan. 17 marked the

underwent questioning

affair

8-

independent counsel Kenneth Starr,

employee.

Clinton's videotaped

first

illicit

that

1

questioned him about that

President

governor of Arkansas then and Jones was a

intern

Clinton's

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Song of the Year: Shawn Colvin, "Sunny Came Home"

abducted kentuckyrampage On

Female pop vocal: Sarah

Jan. 28, a Sheridan, Mo.,

McLachlan, "Building a Mystery"

couple abducted newborn Carlie

Male pop

Shockey from

"Candle

vocal: Elton John,

Wmd

in the

"Cold Iron

Buddy

Female country

Kan.

I

live"

Best country song: Jeff Carson

&

Carlisle, "Butterfly Kisses"

Best country album: Johnny Cash,

"Unchained"

awards Au

Pair

trial

a;

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stay

North

newborn baby. They spent the weekend jail,

Michael Cameal,

freshman went

who was charged

with murder, attempted

away from

Cameal had

1.

some of his closest friends and day. None of the friends alerted

called

the Bible study class that

told

them

to

administrators about the warning.

two shotguns, two

rifles

and a

pistol in

Cameal's possession

that

were reportedly stolen from a neighbor Thanksgiving Day. Melissa Jenkins,

who was

shot in the chest,

was

by a

likely to be left a paraplegic

spinal cord injury.

Cameal was

tried as

an adult under Kentucky law. His attorney, Charles Granner,

refused to enter a plea during court on Jan. 15. saying that he wanted to further investigate

in a St.

back to Kansas City, Kan., for

trial.

Cameal's

state

of mind that day

first.

This refusal prompted Judge

Ron

Daniels to plead not guilty on Cameal's behalf as required by law.

movie "Basketball Diaries" may have inspired Cameal in The movie, which he had seen, portrayed a character walking into a

Authorities said the shooting.

the

classroom and shooting several students. •

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septuplets

attack in

were born

people

in

couple

before being sent

Iowa

killed 62

that a

had been there showing off a

18— Egypt

from people

town of Sheridan

Louis, Mo.,

Grammy

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in

and charged them with kidnapping the

for

after a 14-year-old

Paducah, Ky.

Carneal fired more than a dozen shots from a .22-caliber semi-automatic handgun

Officials found

after receiving a tip

"Pretty Little Adrian"

Bob

two hospitals

Authorities arrested the couple

vocal: Vince Gill.

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in

murder and burglary.

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vocal: Trisha

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allegedly abducted

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trial

trial for

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Japan

in a

felt

on the course.

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by Travis Dimmitt

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birth.

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Caray's

co-announce Cubs home games with Harry two weeks before the eldest

Robert Duvall. "The Apostle"

however. He was just happy his

team

faithful hard.

a

Best Actor

quarterback after the game,

Super

for

in turn,

World Series appearance in 194.'>. Caray's first Cardinals broadcaster. The team had not won a World Series last

Matt Damon. "Good Will Hunting" trying to fend off the

microphone

as the unmistakable voice behind the

Summers

completed only 12 of 22 passes

and quarterback John Elway were

might

the world.

Caray's death. Harry's son. Skip, was a long-time broadcaster for the

On

call, "it in

Caray enjoyed a broadcasting legacy. His grandson. Chip, had been hired to

denvei

most imitated men

the

loved the Wrigley Field "bleacher bums." and they,

adored him. His death

backseat to his

backfield companion.

1,

Despite broadcasting for the Cards. A's and Sox. Caray would be forever

remembered by most

championship since 1908. collections.

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His lime with the Cubs and White Sox turned him into a Chicago icon,

ring in his fourth attempt,

took a

to their

1

1982.

in

a

nation to finally earn a Super

and

Following a

in I94.'i.

dispute with Cardinal ownership, he joined the Oakland Athletics in 1970.

be.

sentimental favorite across the

Prior to the contest, the Packers

and quarterhack Brett Fa\

Elway,

He began

playing baseball professionally failed to pan out.

while his catchphrases, such as "Holy cow," and his homerun

hicliU-laxored Cireen Ba\ Packers.

hoped

at

broadcasting

before moving into his Wrigley Field address with the Cubs

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weather The biggest winner by far in Winter Olympic alpine competition was Mother Nature. Not one alpine event, including

B

1 he 1998 Winter Olympics Nagano, Japan, lacked the

failures in

Nagano, the 18th Winter

Olympic Games

also had their share

They

started early on.

won

However, he then had

when he

eight days of the

Ironically, too

The white

much snow.

stuff fell at the rate of

one inch every hour on Feb.

8.

Japanese soldiers assigned to clear the slopes of excess

keep up, and

all

snow could

not

events had to be

snow on Valentine's Day. Nagano officials

6 inches of

were hard-pressed

fell

to find

it

taken

away

Days later, the International Olympic Committee ruled that marijuana was not an illegal drug for Olympic competition, since there was no proof that the drug athlete's performance.

The gold medal was given back

that hit

of the Games. The quake measured 5.0 on the Richter scale,

1

in the

,

championship.

U.S. athletes captured six gold

the youngest

Olympic skating champion

ever,

medals, three silver medals and four

after the IS-year-old girl

bronze medals

surprised gold-medal favorite

country's record for the most

Michelle

Kwan

the gold.

Kwan's

and took home

the first

one-two

United States

silver

made

it

finish for the

in figure skating

in all, tying the

medals ever won

in the

Winter

Olympics. The United States also

won

13 medals at the 1994

games

in

Lillehammer, Norway.

however, cause enough of

a

Four of the

since 1956.

course during the men's slalom

It

gold medals

six U.S.

did,

tremor

Then, there were the hockey

were won by women,

as the other

shake a few alpine skiers off-

competition.

Olympic

medals, but did perhaps earn a fair

alike.

became

Lipinski

Canada. 3-

and lasted

Feb. 22.

â&#x20AC;˘

captured the gold medal, defeating

figure skater Tara

to

Japan on the next-to-last day

to

and athletes

women's

Rebagliati.

the start of closing ceremonies on

officials

finished play with a 6-0 record and

surprises along the way.

For the United States,

only five seconds in Nagano.

measure of respect from Olympic

not-so-perfect performances and

some

tested positive for

make-up times, but all the alpine events were completed in time for

Mother Nature took home no

COO

included perfect performances,

There was also a minor earthquake

cancelled.

More than

of the 16 days in mid-February

marijuana.

enhanced an

games, but the events

the gold medal.

and slalom, went off as planned first

when

Canadian snowboarder Ross Rebagliati

Nagano Olympics. Five of those first eight days saw alpine events postponed altogether. The reason?

publicity and the popularity of the 1994

of surprises.

the likes of the super G, downhill

during the

in

esides the successes and the

1998naganOolympics

surprises

by Travis DImmitt

'

by Barry

Piatt

CAPS Campus Activities Programers

by Barry teams. The men's team, touted

U.S. Olympic champions were

as a contender for the gold,

Nikki Stone and Eric Bourget

finished 1-3 in the

Games, and

was eliminated by

the eventual-

moguls and Picabo

Street in

was

the super G. Chris Witty

team

only U.S. competitor to medal twice

in the quarterfinals. Later,

the U.S.

team was so distraught

some of

its

members

wrecked three apartments

Olympic

in the

Village, causing $3,000

Olympics

competition, capturing a silver in

women's

Nagano showcased some U.S.

spirit

for the first time ever.

the triumphs

athletes,

troubles of others.

in the

the

speedskating events.

of

Meanwhile, the women's

hockey team, playing

in

and a bronze

worth of damages.

women of

in the

in the

Johnny Moseley

gold-medalist Czech Republic

that

Congratulations sorority

free-style aerials,

Piatt

and the

The Olympic

would be passed

to Salt

Lake

City, Utah, in 2002.

Congratulations Seniors:

cd

Neil Neumeyer

Northwest on a successful year.

Steve Hodges

Brad Anderson

.2P

Darren Daughenhaugh

Devin Stichel

Sam Lingo Dan Bingham

Oh Opening

tfie

doors to t7(ceiitnct, schoiarskvp,

[eadersfiip

Panhellenic Council

and community service.


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Naslnille. Tenn., In 1955

years the world's oldest person

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"

who

mass production

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recorded with Klvis Presley and Patsy (line

who

women

gum

in

1928

to

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•Edith Fore. 81. pitchwoman. "I've fallen and

•Martha Cielhorn. 90. journalist, one of the

6.3,

I

first

grapes

in

commercials

•May Louise Smith.

82.

first

•James Stewart. 89. actor known

•Brandon Tartikoff 48.

•Mother Teresa. 87.

a

for

who

.39.

journalist

6.1.

son of the

late

•Christopher ""Notorious B.l.G." Wallace. 25. well-known rapper

•Dr. Charles Rivers. Knglish professor, taught at Northwest from 1956 to 1975

female war correspondents

Northwest Students

wrote

M'A*S*H

•Jennifer L. Scrogin. August 1997

INXS

Sen. Robert F.

and long-time

•Nicolette Larson. 45. rock one-hit

"

director

Northwest Faculty

•Grandpa Jones. 85. comic and banjo player who played Grandpa on "Hee Haw •Charles Kuralt.

Republican National Committee

a Wonderful Life

can't get up!"

lead singer of rock band

•Michael Kennedy.

CBS

"

Kennedy

"Sunday Morning '" anchor

wonder who sang "Lotta Love"

•Audra Lindley. 78. best known as Mrs. Roper on "Three's Company"

they will

be missed

Congratulations to our graduating seniors

and new members.

The Delta Chi Fraternity 219 West 2nd Street, Maryville, Mo. 64468 (660)562-2100 or (660)582-DCHI Business Phone (660)562-3531 On

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minister to the poor of the world

•Sean Hadley Talley. August 1997

M.

Couric

•Ciianni Versace. 50. fashion designer

•Dustin McCollom. July 1997

doctor/novelist

to chair the ""It's

NBC entertainment

•Charles Hallahan. 54, actor, played a captain on "Hunter"

•Michael Hulchence.

ol Katie

for his character. Freddie the Freeloader

woman

•Kathy Keeton Guccione. 58, publisher, a founder of ""Omni"'

7.^,

husband

widow of Malcom X

•Red Skelton, 84. comic known

one of the tew

•Joey Faye. 88. comic, played Fniit ot the

•Richard Homberger,

MSNBC and

authored the 1966 Freedom ol Information Act

•Laurence Payton. 59. one of the Four Tops

•Betty Shabaz/.

philanthropist

journalist,

4.^ legal analyst lor

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Monahan.

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•Walter Diemer. 94. inventor/accountant, accidentally invented bubble

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•Diana. Princess of Wales.

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Opened

Doors

TECHNOLOGY UPDATES DELIGHT SOME AND CONFUSE OTHERS by

Liz

An empty building, misplaced classes and hard-to-locate professors. These phrases related to the

once-empty Colden

The opening of this newly-renovated building marked

Hall.

a time for

which students and faculty members

alike

anxiously awaited.

Courter said the construction on Colden took three months longer than was anticipated.

It

was originally scheduled to

for the fall 1997 semester, but

the middle of the semester, official

was not

which made January 1998

the

opening.

"Colden was

like a lot

of buildings that went through a

when you were

said. "It

was more complex

inside an existing structure because

had so many things

were already there

that

consideration. There

was always a

unknown and you had

to

certain

you

to take into

amount of

be able to adapt and sometimes

added more time

"It

students

felt

the results

were worth the

had a nice layout," Chris

modem

McGee

as both stairs

said. "It

was so

new moderation,

and ramps made getting around the building

was so confusing."

like a

Terri Kurrelmeyer said. "It

complaints were of the water fountains.

equipped with water fountains

automatically.

to the

looked so professional," Michelle Launsby

said.

"Before,

we would be having classes on the third

we would hear all

and

floor

on beneath

the construction going

us.

It

got pretty annoying."

The professors also had quite a transition, as many of their offices

were scattered throughout campus. They were very

move

"I felt the

into the newly-renovated

Russ Northup

said. "It

Technology seemed

He

felt

was confusing

more

building seemed to be

professors.

Colden

Hall.

accommodations were very comfortable," Dr.

to

initially,

but the

efficient."

be the main area of interest to the

Northup was excited about the teaching stations.

they almost forced him to

said.

"They proved

to

in hiring

become more

was

Some

that turned

was on

1

be useful

in

some of my

technical.

at

students"

thought the administration did well

a technologist for the building.

They

really

what they did."

Dr. Jean Hurst said the thought process and knowledge of the technology

could

tell

were evident when the building opened.

that

someone put

a lot of thought into the

renovation," Hurst said. "I really liked Colden. enthusiastic about the

students did not realize the newly-renovated building fully

were upsides

there

renovation.

"I

maze."

Some

said.

However, students also thought

worked hard

a challenge for some. "It

was crazy or if the thing really did not

presentations as well.

wait.

and up-to-date."

Others were not as impressed with the

1

"The documenting cameras were wonderful," Northup

to the schedule."

Although completing the renovations took three semesters,

some

if

work," Jason Dent

excited to

remodeling project," Courter

that just

finished until

know

"I did not

"It

Vice President of Finance and Support Services Ray

open

Alfrey

With

all

1

was

new technology."

other confusion aside, most students and faculty

members thought

the positive changes to

outweighed the negatives.

Colden Hall

far


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move

to

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and from class on the steps

outside the north entrance to Colden Hall.

Opened

COLDIN

HALL

in spring 1998 after an extensive remodeling job that lasted three semesters, Colden boasted a completely different interior structure than before renovations took place. Photo by Amy Roh

Second

Floor

Third Floor |

The new staircase became the dominant feature people saw upon first entering the newlyrenovated Colden Hall. The remodeling job was hailed by many because had eliminated what they thought had been cramped quarters in the "old" structure. Photo by Matt McBee it

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With the model

of the

Bell

Tower Student

Senate had just presented her in hand, Dr. Denise Ottinger poses in the ballroom of the J.W. Jones Student Union. Ottinger left Northwest in October 1 997 after serving as Dean of Students and,

later.

Vice President of Student

more than seven years. She wanted to spend more time with her family in Michigan. Photo by Amy Rah Affairs for

Dr. Denise Ottinger presents Sigma Sigma Sigma with the Outstanding Sorority Academics Award after the Homecoming game. Many students said they would feel Ottinger's absence after she left the University. Photo by Laura

Prichard


s

Denise Oltinger

On

New

To

Places

UNIVERSITY FIGURE MOVES ON AFTER SEVEN YEARS by Jon Baker As

Ottingerwalketl oul ot herolTiee

Union

for

tlie last

in llie .I.W.

Jones Stialenl

home and

ol

Student

as an advocate for the students in the

administration, as well as an adviser

in

She

felt

it

was time

similar position Scottville.

at

for a change,

however, so she took a

West Shore Community College

of family considerations. family lived

grew up

were

still

family. the

I

in

in

her

home

Many members

state

was because

of Ottinger"

of Michigan.

Michigan, and

my

there." Ottinger said. "I

was

student out of

to

"[

wanted

campus said. "I

to

to

new challenges

in

Ottinger left behind several improvements to the campus.

to

her position more accessible to the

in

student organizations on the

to

be an advocate for them and

I

wanted to

Ottinger succeeded admirably. This was

reflected in a farewell banquet sponsored by Student Senate.

Several students gave the crowd, which had gathered

touched their "I

how

in

she had

lives.

had never met someone

who

in

such

of time had such a large impact on said.

"She

left

a legacy;

a small

amount

life."

Jealaine

my

nobody could replace

her."

Michelle Krambeck. a former president of Student Senate

and minds of

who

students.

came

first

have more time with the students." Ottinger

wanted

Vaccaro

in the hearts

she

help student leaders."

w anted to be closer to my

new position."

and several more memories

make

when

tribute to Ottinger. personal testaments of

brother and his family

also looking forward to the

6. ()()() feel special."

be involved

In this respect.

to leave

said. "I

students.

Mich.

The main reason Ottinger decided

"I

in

Dawn Hardymartin

an administrator vsould lake the time to

iilea that

Northwest was

several student

organizations, including Student Senate and Mortar Board.

like a parent,"

Ottinger said one of her goals

family to Oltintier for

seven years, u here she w as the Vice President

She acted

had no

make one

lime.

Norliiwest had heen a

Affairs.

"Denise was

on Walkoiil Day. Denise

siiKlcnts Icti their classes

received Ottinger's direction firsthand, described

w hy she thought the outgoing Vice President of Student Affairs

would be missed.

"We would all a

good voice

When

she

miss her." Krambeck

said.

"She was such

for the students."

left.

Ottinger took a statue of the Bell

given to her by Student Senate.

On

the base

was

Tower

a simple

brass plate, which perhaps best expressed the sentiments

shared b\ main of the people Phi

Mu Alpha

Sinfonia

members

Ottinger as she presents

Homecoming. Ottinger

left in

)oke with Dr. Denise

Bobby Award at October. Photo by Amy Roh

them

wish her well.

with the

Inspiration."

It

read:

at

Northwest

"To Denise.

who wanted to

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Bclbrc Ihc Board of Regents passed the trimesters

sliilcdftcicd Uico\ci'tliccosl oriniplcniL'rUing

November, Executive Assistant to the President

trimesters at Northwest, the Board of Regents could not

proposal

in

pass up

Annelle

Weymuth

The their

liie

state

opportunity.

had se\eral reasons

academic calendar

"About

1

8.()()()

and uni\ersities said.

to ask

to switch

to a trimester schedule.

more students

in the

Northwest

as,

will be attending colleges

do we have

new buildings? Do we have

academic calendar and finding the benefits of having trimesters.

year 2()()0," President Dean Hubbard

"Their question w

to build

to build a

studied the effects of changing the

bunch of

"I

think the biggest thing

all

Weymuth began

another university, or

that

it

Weymuth

options for the students."

what we wanted

is

is

going to give more "That has been

said.

the time."

her study with getting questions out in

She then took these questions

two,orthree,thesizeofthisone,orcan weuseoure.visting

the open.

facilities better?"

similar to Northwest that already had trimesters and asked

The state was looking for an institution not utilizing their

what worked for them and what did

already-standing buildings. Northwest seemed to be what they were looking for even though

it

would require a few

calendar.

began In

spring.

The University has had two semesters,

fall

and

Northwest already offered summer school, but the

trimester plan

offering

When

would enhance

the

summer program by

more courses and financial assistance availability, trimesters are implemented in

2000 there w ill be

students in the buildings year-round. This pushed the state to agree to air-condition the entire

Another reason behind trimesters was

a

to

1

to

form a program

an end for

Dr.

concern that

that

998. the planning was

Weymuth.

It

would benefit Northwest,

in the third

With a project concerns.

said.

that

is

one thing," Hubbard

"But if they have to do that because they cannot get the

courses they need or they have to repeat courses, then they said,

it

'Why not have a summer program so

then?""

students can do

were several

to adapt to several things,

think anytime you start changing

was going

to

to

it

was

like.

"How

do this? What was going to happen? Who

be responsible?'"

Weymuth

faculty then had to adjust courses.

do that,

Provost

The University as a whole, as well as individuals.

would have "I

as large as trimesters, there

traditional semesters.

to

to

into trimesters.

was very

w ants

phase and coming

would now be passed

students were taking five to six years to graduate with the

"If a student

and

TimGilmourinlheacademicareatobegin the transition

were we going

campus.

not.

In the third phase, the regents took the research

changes around campus.

The most obvious ofthese changes would be the academic

to institutions

difficult for

said.

"Change

higher education to begin with, and

They had

to adjust the

sequencing of their courses."

The summers of 998 and 999 would be used to prepare 1

1

the University for effect of

sw itching

its

leap into a

to trimesters

they were implemented in

fall

new calendar. The

w ould not be known

2000.

full

until

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â&#x20AC;˘

Future Investments INTERNSHIPS PROVIDE EXPERIENCE BEFORE GRADUATION by Cat Eldridge Millions of college students graduated every year looking for a job.

Many Northwest

gave them an edge

in the

Government major Brent

many

1997. Unlike

students, he did not find his internship through his adviser. "I just called the Platte

asked

if

County Prosecutor's Office and

they did internships," Prell said. "They said they

had positions, so

I

internships. Prell chose to

because of "I really

its

location.

"It

to

with

for

work

for the Platte to

Mo. County

home, and

it

just

As

to

in

Lisa

Thompson's decision

a broadcasting major, she did her internship 105, a radio station based in St. Joseph,

Joseph was really close, so

I

could

Mo.

commute and

said. "It

was

not only experience, but a lot of fun." Internships provided valuable experience for any student willing to work. the

It

was

that experience that

came

in

"Internships were a good

way to

see

what you would be

doing when you finally got out of college," Prell

was

handy

working world was knocking on the door.

a pretty

Money

good fortune

also

came

said. "It

teller."

into play

when seeking

internships.

"Basically, internships were volunteer work," Prell said.

it

really hurt you, but if

you should have gone

for

you could afford

it,

it."

Internships gave students a chance to put classroom skills

to use,

and provided opportunities for

real

job

experiences before graduation.

Accounting/Economics/Finance

Agriculture

Row: Dr. Marvin Hoskey, Dr. Alejandro Ching, Dr. Johanna Back Row: Dr. Tom Zweifel,

Front Row: Dr. V.C. Kharadia. Cave Hancock, Linda Frye and

Front

Mary Scott. Row 2: Dr. Patrick McLaughlin, Dr. John Baker, Dr.Mike Wilson andDr.BenCollier.BackRow:JamesShanklin, Rodger Woods, Dr. A.B. Kelly, Dr. Mark Jelavich and Dr. Rahnl Wood.

Fairchild and Dr. Dennis Padgitt.

Dr.

said.

most of the promotion events," Thompson

"Financially,

right."

K-JO

"St.

in Platte City.

was close

Location was a key factor as well.

when applying

in the prosecutor's office

He grew up

had an incentive

Prosecutor," Prell said.

seemed

work

Thompson

"Because I worked with sales and promotions, I got to go

when

applied."

Students often considered location

classes,"

the internship did have at least one perk.

Prell took the initiative in

summer

summer

While Thompson experienced some unexciting work,

students found that internships

working world.

finding an internship in

take

Dr. Harold

Larson.

Brown, George

Gille, Dr.

C.K. Allen and Dr. Arley


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103

(HILOGllDWfCflu'

How to find an internship Talk to your academic adviser. •

Taik to the Internships

Coordinator in the Office of

: • »

i'

Career Services. Investigate potential

employers. •

Prepare a resume and cover letter

The Office of Career Services can help.

mock interview.

Participate in a

network with others in your field.

Somedenefits •

Many offer college credit towards a degn

'

Hands-on, real work experiences

Possible opportunity for a full-time position

Increased networking in your chosen field 'information courtesy Office of Career Services

Students listen to Chera Prideaux as she tells about her experiences at an internship with the of Magazine Editors in New The presentation was part of an internship meeting sponsored by the Society of

American Society York.

Professional Journalists. Photo by

Amy Roh

Information about internships and summer jobs was provided to students at the Fall Career Day on Oct. 27. Businesses such as Sprint and

Farmland Industries attended the event. Photo by Amy Roll


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Own

Students Learn At

Rate

MULTIMEDIA ENHANCES INDEPENDENT STUDY by Courtney Stensland Aproposalforanotheradvancementoftechnology learning program

was introduced

members submitted their ideas and

in the

Northwest. Faculty

Future problems, that arose as the Modular Learning

the

Advanced Modular

concept was addressed, were also taken into consideration.

Special help through web pages and

CD-ROM instruction,

designed by faculty members, allowed students to learn

convenience while

still

at

holding on to the regular

classroom concept. This free program was designed for

anyone from the self-paced, intermediate student student who was more advanced.

to the

Modular Learning allowed

the students to get through classes quicker or take the class at their

own pace

to

ensure proper learning of materials.

The goal of the program was Although many of the

to

details

Dr. Joseph E.

the

interaction

among

primary

those working

their courses.

12 teams with

These areas had an

Art

if

it

how drop dates would

would take away from

the face-to-face

"This would not replace the classroom." Dr. Roger

Holzen

said.

"The students would have

would not be have

to see

totally self-paced, but later on,

Since the program was

still

At

first

it

we wouldjust

in

the early stages of

much was yet to be learned. Modular Learning

to

be

first

introduced in

and general education classes

same

to adjust.

Von

what worked."

students and

whole idea," coordinator

students could handle the

between students and professors,

was planned

in the

"Tim" Gilmour said. "We had

20 people working on

be handled, and

were

still

all

responsibility of a self-paced class,

development,

on the program was highly evident.

was just delighted about

Concerns included whether

enhance overall learning,

stages of development, excitement

"1

potential of development."

at

Learning Project was piloted into spring semester plans.

their

enormous

compare

to get

some freshman

level

feedback from those

their information with others of the

status in equivalent classes that did not use the

program. Overall, anticipation of positive results was evident

among

those working on the project.

Communication and Theatre Arts

DCASTIHO

Row: Robert Sunkel. Paul Falcone, Kim Spradhng and George Rose. Back Row: Ken Nelson, Russell Schmaljohn. Philip Laber and Lee Hageman. Front

Front Row: Connie Honken, Dyann Yarn;,, Clark Henry and Dr. Roy Leeper. Second Row: Dr. Bob Bohlken. Dr. Kathie Leeper. Dan DeMott and Kevin Moore. Back Row: Dr. Theo Ross, Bill

Cue, Steve Brooks and Dr. Charles Schultz.

I


Focused on the task

at

hand, Abdul-Kaba

Abdullah types a paper

for

one

With the easy access tutorial

of his classes.

of the internet

and other

software complementing class material,

students had the choice of furthering their

education outside of the classroom by learning at their

own pace

while

still

interacting with

new concept of Modular Learning was not available in all departments as they were still experimenting with the idea. Photo by Chris Tucker professors.

In

the B,D.

In

spring 1998, the

Owens

Library

computer

lab,

Andy

Scott worl<s on a class assignment. With

Modular Learning, students could work

own pace

while

still

covering

Photo by Chris Tucl<er

all

at their

class material.


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Foreign Studies EXCHANGE PROGRAMS OFFER OPPORTUNITIES ABROAD by Students

who

thought

all

Northwest had

"rural" experience could not have been

The University's

Juliet Martin

to offer

was

a

more wrong.

"I

exchange program, the Magellan

latest

International Partner Institution, gave students

Network

the chance to a close look at

in

Germany. French Belgium,

a

fall

the Netherlands and France.

Mark

semester were due by

Thomson

Ron De Young and

Jelavich, Dr.

thought that

big the world

and thought."

"Our students did

a lot of exploration and travel

they were involved," Baxter said. "They learned a

themselves and met students from

all

lot

when about

over the world."

Billesbach also thought the exchange was a perfect

opportunity for a college student.

May

1

.

A

committee including Dr. Thomas Billesbach, Nancy Baxter, Dr.

lived

how

"1

classroom, according to Baxter.

Finland. Dutch Belgium.

2.5 grade point average.

Applications for the

studied abroad you realized

was and how other people

anyone was welcome to apply. Applicants needed

minimum

her field as well as meet different people.

Studying abroad taught students lessons in and out of the

Although the program was geared towards business students,

in

went over for an internship," Nolan said.

when you

European countries.

The exchange involved five United States schools and six European ones located

experience

then decided on the six students

Dr.

Nancy

who

got the

"We were to

a global society,

was

a great experience

go and see how another person lived and operated,"

Billesbach said.

"It

had the potential

to be a significant

life-altering experience."

The exchange

opportunity to participate.

Billesbach. chair of the marketing/management

it

country

at

tuition costs

$ 1 ,934 based on

1

were the same for every

2 credit hours. Students were

department, said the committee looked for a certain

responsible for the cost of living expenses, which varied

kind of student.

from country to country. Students were also responsible for

"We wanted someone going

with a level of maturity

Billesbach said the experience was reasonably priced

all

taught in English, with

students taking a foreign language course.

one semester

The program

and not much more than the cost of an out-of-state resident's fees.

"The cost was very comparable

to a year.

Baxter, coordinator of the Office of International

Cooperation-Study Abroad, said the exchange was a great opportunity for students at Northwest. "I

the cost of airfare.

to succeed." Billesbach said.

The exchange programs were

lasted

who was

thought that because

many

came from

was not

readily

was very

if

you were an

to get practical

out-of-state student,

similar."

members of

the

committee traveled

to

each destination so they were aware of the students' learning environment.

The exchange program gave

available," Baxter said.

Angela Nolan went on the exchange

it

"And

Billesbach said

of our students

the Midwest, this kind of opportunity

Billesbach said.

to living in Maryville,"

students the chance to see

other countries and further their education at the

same time.


'oreign

Not only did the Magellan Exchange allow To

be eligible for the Magellan Exchange, students were

'â&#x20AC;˘equired to '

'

â&#x20AC;˘

complete the following:

All students enrolled in classes

taught in a foreign language needed

an instructor of that language at their university to

verify their

language proficiency.

Students presented completed recommendation forms from two faculty members. The recommendation forms should have

addressed the student 's academic ability and personal qualifications.

Students were required to complete an essay that explained why they wished to study abroad, and their goals while on the across-the-ocean experience.

â&#x20AC;˘A formal interview with the University's International Coordinator

was the last

step before students were approved and

placement assignments were made.

students to study

semester,

it

in

foreign countries for a

also gave

them the chance

to

experience other cultures. Another program, the Missouri-London Program, gave students the chance to study in London, England. Photo by Sarah Phipps

ExchangeMOi


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108

To complete one

of the requirements for her Dowling makes a public relations presentation to her Senior Seminar class. Senior Seminar offered students a chance to see what the real world was like through research papers and mock interviews. Photo

class, Stacy

by

Amy Roh

Garrett-Strong Science Building, Natalie Harbin and Julie Bluml work on identifing rocks for their Earth Science Lab class. Some students In

felt

Earth Science and

its

lab

were some

of the

harder general education courses offered in the science department. Garrett-Strong was

home to the science, math and geology/ geography deparments. Photo by Amy Roh the


P

lough Classes

Courses Challenge Students DIFFICULT CLASSES FORCE STUDENTS TO STAY DETERMINED by Chet Wilmes H;irI classes seenieii to scare

ma\

mosi

nut have heeii as had as lhe\ liked ha\

"I

challenyed

could just people

ini:

ni\

lirst

siiuleiils.

hut ihey

seeined.

hard classes." John LatTev said. "They

iiiinil

and

stas rela.xed

in the class

ni\ e\|ieriences in life,

and yet

all

it'

you

the notes, talk to other

and study regularly, then usually you

the classes

accounting and

some students found hard were

statistics.

Introduction to Literature

also considered a hard course.

was

One person might ha\e been

able to get through law classes with straight

"A"s because

he or she was interested and understood what the teacher

let

hard classes pull the

dow

n

one

haril class rather

One

class

than

reputatiiin as

it

was

a student

was not

interested in a course,

it

made

"Hard classes ruled

my

life."

Rich Schneider

said.

"My

grade point average was low because of the hard classes

had

I

Front

Row:

Dr. .-Xnn

Miller,

Row lette.

Jana Poe. Dr. Carol Detnier and

Back Row:

Dr. Jenell Clark. Dr. Pegg\

John Woodward and Beth Goudge.

I

took." Briar

time-consuming and the most it

was

the

most

Much of the time spent in International Business involved The biggest of them was an 80-page

"The main paper was 20 pages long per person, and you that

was 80 pages. The

paper took a month of work."

first

Difficult classes could

little e.xtra

have been overcome by good

attention to detail.

Geography and Geology

Environmental Science

Dr. Frances Shipley.

to offer,

demanding."

grades with a

to take."

Human

the class had acquired a

had a group of four," Briar said. "So

learning harder.

concentration was

therefore people thought

tedious,

group assignment.

When

ol

the hardest class

the most

w

saying, or might not have even cared.

lot

Though

was not

writing several papers.

was

the other ones.

a different slant.

was saying. Another student might not have understood hat the teacher

of iheirgrades

one of the hardest Northwest had

"hiternational

"But

all

required a

that

Inlernalional Business.

said.

rest

because they spent so much time concentrating on

Cathy Briar had

pa.ssed the class."

Among

.Some stiklents

Front

Row

Row Karen Hoskey. Diane Krueger and :

Peter Anderson.

Don Hagan. Marcus Gillespie. Joe Reese and DwighlMaxwell.BaekRow:TedGoudge. Gregory Haddock, 2:

Charles Dodds.

Jeff Bradley and Richard Felton.

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Classes Offer Simple Credit STUDENTS TAKE ELECTIVES TO PAD GRADE POINT AVERAGE by Chet Wilmes Students seemed to think classes that required a

lot

reading and classes that used numbers were the hardest.

would have been easy

to

assume

of It

that classes that did not

get them credit.

because

class

"I

Social Dance. This one-credit hour

had students digging out

their

dancing shoes to learn

many

think the reason so

Dance was because instructor

it

was

Nancy Bailey

listen to lectures.

You

Most students took

students were in Social

different said.

did not just

actually got to get up and

were

sit

and

move."

in their field

of

study that involved hands-on work. Those classes could turn out to be fun and

"My

over them. class

It

said.

was such a luxury

could relax when

was

and took a

to be able to take

test

an easy

Students often tried to find the easiest elective that would

Marketing and

was fun and easy

in that class.

I

loved to sing,

I

do with

could go a couple hours without worrying or it."

What a student did in high school also helped in choosing what electives

to take. If a student

high school and liked

because

it.

it

in a certain class in

paid off to take

it

in college

skills,

same type of classes that I had

Don Nelson

school."

then

was

reinforced knowledge and helped strengthen old

it

and dormant

in

high

"Since there were specific

said.

majors I could get into, then I could take electives that were a

lot like

What

and "et a "ood grade."

was

I

said. "It

also nice to have a class that had nothing to

"I tried to take the

was Ethnographic Film Study."

"We watched movies

I

thinking about

sometimes easy.

easiest elective

Rex Aldridge

It

from regular classes."

"You

electives that

and

had choir," Stephanie Ford

my major so

such dances as the tango and the two-step. "I

was something he or she simply enjoyed doing

or learning about.

use these were the easiest and most popular.

One example was

it

Sometimes a student would take an elective

some easy

classes

I

had

in

students liked and disliked

high school."

made

a difference as to

what electives they would be most successful

Management

in.

Mass Communication

.

Front

Row:

Browning. Dr.

Don

Nothstine and Dr. Edwin Mary Throener. Dr. Sharon Gerald Kramer. Dr. Thomas Billesbach, Russ

Dr. Jim Walker.

Ballantyne. Back

Row Ann :

Clark.

Northup and Dr. Theodore Farcasin.

Front

Row: Matt Rouch.

Dr. John Jasinski. Laura

Widmer, Ken

Wilkie. Jodi Strauch. Fred Lamer. Maria McCiary. Matt Bosisio

and Willie Adams.


Easy Electives

In Social Dance, Pele Lesa Trump teaches her classmates the latest moves. In addition to being considered an easy credit for many who

took the class, it provided an opportunity for students to learn about dances from the 1 950s

and dances performed

in nightclubs. The class also allowed for interacation with a professor in a less formal setting. Photo by Amy Roh

With a look suggesting that perhaps Social Dance was not as easy as he first thought, Dave Teiner practices with his partner, April Weigel. For

many

students, classes such as

Dance were a chance to pull up grade averages. Photo by Amy Roh

Social point

Racquetball offers students

who take the class

two major benefits. Not only was racquetball a way to balance out sagging grades in other

was a good way Photo by Sarah Phipps

classes, but

it

to get in

shape.

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cademics

In

the center of campus, the Memorial Bell

Tower

rises to the sky.

The

bell

tower, built

in

1971-72, was a memorial to former students. Although it became a trademark of Northwest,

when

was

it

several students were Photo by Sarah Phipps

first built

opposed

to the idea.

Cast

aluminum, the seal

in

Missouri

lies in

Tower.

was a

It

students that seal.

it

of the state of

the center of the Memorial Bell superstition

among Northwest

was unlucky to walk across the

Photo by Sarah Phipps


Tower

Bell

Standing

Tall

MEMORIAL BELL TOWER PRESIDES AS A CAMPUS LANDMARK by Jon Baker With

its

six supports stretching init

Memorial

state seal, the

Bell

in the

the Missouri

Tower remained

symbol of Northwest's campus and

The low er. located

ahme

in

pamphlets and

handouts for prospective students as an attractive feature of the

campus.

It

shared

View Cafeteria

to

its

name with everything from Tower

Tower

Unlike the other aesthetic pieces located throughout the

was

was, and

it

Mo.

the hell tower

be just a superstructure?

we were a

bit

the architecture of the

The Memorial

campus

Choir.

Joseph,

was going

Don Hagan said. "Would it be w hile

— or would it

St.

wondered what

like," Dr.

center of the campus, east of the

J.W. .lones Student Lhiion, w as often used

We

a strong

students.

from

architccl

Bell

unsure about

Throughout

like

it

was

We wondered what

how it would

fit

into

campus."

Tower

become one of

to

to look

its

did indeed blend into the

most well-known

the day, every hour, large speakers

points.

on the top

memorial area for past students

of the tower broadcast melodies which could be heard from

ofNorthwest.lt was also the largest work of art on campus,

every building on campus. The music was controlled

towering an astounding 100 feet over the ground below.

through an electronic console housed

University, the tow er

The

bell

school year.

a

tower was constructed during the 1971-72 It

was

first

proposed

in

1966 as a central

It

was

a University superstition that

follow people

location for memorial gifts from emeritus faculty, alumni

Supposedly,

and other friends of the University. Large plaques on the

Jenny Meiners

supports of the tower various groups.

The

named

the

memorials given by

architectural plans

and services

to

design the structure were donated by R. C. Herschman, an

in the

if

ill

Union.

fortune

would

they did not respect the seal.

if

you crossed the

said.

seal,

was bad

it

"You were supposed

to

luck,"

walk around

it."

With

its

unchanging beauty and

stately

prominence, the

Memorial Bell Tower enhanced the campus of Northwest.

Mathmatics and

Music

Statistics

'k^t^M "?5

Front Row: Dr. Richard Bobo. Dr. Steven Brown. Dr. Stephen Town, Dr. June McDonald, Dr. Rebecca Folsom and John Entzi. Back Row: Dr. Chris Gibson. Sergei. Byron Mitchell and Dr. Rick Weymuth.

W

Front

Row:

Dr. Christine Benson,

Amy Gasbins,ChristinuHeintz

Row 2: Dr. Russ Euler, Dr. Jawad Sadek and DeniseWeiss. Row 3: Sharon Hilbert, Dr. Ken McDonald and Dr.

and Scott Garten.

Mark Sand. Back Row: Brian Haile

Dr. Dennis

Malm.

Dr. Kurt Fink and Dr.

1

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Before Sarah Brady speaks to Northwest students and Maryville community members, she discusses herstand on gun control with the

media. Sarah's husband, Jim, was shot in the attempted assassination of President Ronald Reagan in 1 981 Sarah was known for pushing legislation against gun control such as the Brady Bill. Because of the nature of her speech, .

security was very tight at Charles Johnson Theatre on Feb. 2 when she visited Northwest.

Photo by Amy Roh

Gun and Violence Statistics •

Studies were done to show that a gun in the home was 43

times more

likely

to be misused than to he used effectiveiy in

fending off someone. •

More than 55 percent of entering

college freshmen

nationwide believed the government was not doing enough to control handguns. '

There were over 40 thousand deaths each year caused by

guns.

Most of them were from

suicides,

almost 10 thousand

were murders and the rest were accidental or unintentional deaths.

•Accordingtoresearch.sincetheBrady^illwentintoeffect,

background checks nationwide had stopped over 150,000 fugitives

and criminals nationwide from being able to purchase

guns. •

The Srady dill reduced gun trafficking from state to state

because of the background check. •

Thecrimeratenationallywentdown. The crime rate involving

the use of firearms went down at an even greater rate, another action oftheRrady dill. Violentcrimes wereattheirlowestlevel in

30 years.

Outside of the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building, Robert Shields and Cynthia Cole pass out fliers to people going to hear Sarah Brady speak.

They were opposed they felt the bill was

to the

Brady

taking

away

Bill

because second

their

amendment rights as citizens. Their brochures were taken away by Campus Safety because they did not have them Student Senate approved. Photo by Sarah Phipps


Sarah Brady

Activist

Crusade

SARAH BRADY ENCOURAGES INVOLVEMENT

GUN CONTROL

IN

by Laura Prichard Behind the success of one woman's campaign control hid tragedy. Sarah Brady, chair for Inc..

for

Handgun Control,

had faced \\\o close encounters with firearms

that

threatened the lives of her husband and her son.

The

first

of these was

in

I9S1

when

Brady. wasoneofthevictimsintheopen-fireofbullets.

was lucky on

the account that he lived: his

was permanently

altered

when

a bullet

was

this

however,

went into his head,

him paralyzed

shattering his spine and leaving

Most believed

life,

He

for

life.

as her husband's accident was,

up a loaded gun. thinking really

it

was when her son picked

it

was

a toy, that she felt there

was a problem with gun control

Since then she had sent

curb gun

sales.

bills

United States,

who wished

name was to

it

Brady

Bill. It

guns so a more thorough

run.

Sarah also hoped to cut

down on concealed weapons.

Inc.,

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

"Our purpose was not

to

handgun violence.

ban guns,

it

was

to regulate

guns." Sarah said. "Our real purpose was to reduce the

number of deaths and

strongly.

them

were of total

interested in interest to

'The

becoming

activists

on issues

them and impacted their

was

lives,"

said.

hands.

We had to bring them into action. It would be up to

them how

future of our issue

the course of destination

went as

really in their

far as

our gun

and violence problems." Sarah told her audience that although the passing of the

Brady

was

Bill

still

in the

had cut down on sales of guns to criminals, there

more work

Handgun

to do.

Control. Inc.

was

process of trying to stop gun access to those

still

who

could not handle guns responsibly.

The controversial

subject matterof Sarah's

some audience members

in

message had

disagreement with her. They

believed her motives went beyond gun regulation,

"The

steps she

was taking were

small, but eventually the

end result was going to be a complete gun ban States," Robert Shields said.

"Gun

gun owner

to

in the

United

control should be the

be safe about

it."

Shields and his wife, Cynthia Cole, passed out brochures

Because of the strong opinions often shov\n when Sarah

Sarah gained support

to prevent

fell

protesting the Brady Bill before Sarah spoke.

said.

from otherorganizations and individuals. Handgun Control,

had one main goal

to get

responsibility of each

extremely dangerous society," Sarah

Inc.

which they

Sarah

"Carrying concealed weapons was going to make us an

Through Handgun Control,

was

that

purchase handguns to wait

five days before receiving their

background check could be

the

legislation

speak about

to

"'Especially with the students, but really for everybody,

through Congress trying to

The most popular piece of

associated with the Brady

required those

in the

Northwest

importantly to her, she wanted to encourage people to lake

the burning fire that ignited

Sarah' s concern for gun control. But just as mind-altering

to

violence caused by careless gun handling. But more

her husband was

on Reagan. Sarah's husband, Jim

came

Feb. 2. Sarah

part in things about

press secretary for President Ronald Reagan. In a failed as.sassination attempt

On

gun

injuries in this country."

spoke, security was very tight It

was not uncommon

did not

As

let that

Charles Johnson Theatre.

for Sarah to receive threats, but she

prevent her from promoting gun control,

a dedicated activist for

message across

at

the nation.

gun control, she spread her

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Working on a set for one of the many productions [he Northwest theatre department hosts, Kevin Moore cuts a piece of wood for a set. IVIoore

was a new

faculty

member

in

the theatre

department. He was involved in the design process for "Arsenic and Old Lace" and "The Good Doctor." f^/loore had to make adjustments

from Santa Monica,

by

Calif, to Maryville.

Photo

Amy Rah

Atthe Industry Business Education Day seminar

new mass communications Ken Wilkie speaks to industry members. Wilkie spoke about how small-town

at

Northwest,

instructor

newspapers sometimes printed different stories than larger markets. Photo by Sarah Phipps

I


New

New

Farulty

Faces At Northwest

NEW FACULTY ADJUST TO SMALL TOWN LIFE AND THE CAMPUS by Courtney Stensland More

th;in

pociple Joineil Northwest's liiciilty in

2(1

who

1997, including akuiiiii and teachers

campus and

departments for the

their

Ken Wilkie was new department, but not bachelor's degree great to be on

to

Northw est

campus

1

the

Northwest

at

"When was here,

to

it

b\ which

time.

itself.

in

and Old Lace" and "The Good Doctor." "It all v\ent fairly v\ell.

mass communications Wilkie received his

1981 and said

it

was

when we were

times

Moore

although

it

was

a

little

frantic at

trying to get everything ready,"

said.

Moving from

a large city to a smaller

one could have

again.

been quite an adjustment, but imagine the changes one

was not an Electronic Campus, and

would have had

Wells Hall was the library." Wilkie

improvements since

first

discovered the

one of the designers for various plays, including "Arsenic

then.

I

said. "1

had seen many

was impressed with

new students were integrated

the

method

campus

into the

environment."

to

make moving

Northwest's new faculty took

to a

this

new

country.

Two of

challenge by moving to

Maryville.

Northwest's College of Arts and Sciences added Dr. Rafig Islam to the payroll.

He was

originally

from Japan.

Another alumnus. Dr. Gary Howren, avidly followed

Another professor from a different country was Dr.

Northwest's sports teams. Twenty-seven years before, he

Armando Gonzalez Salinas, a visiting lecturer from Mexico,

had performed as a Bearcat on the basketball "After playing basketball here,

it

was

Salinas hoped to getinvolved with any Mexican activities

court.

interesting to

watch

theteamsandcomparehow they play today," Howren said.

Howren was

a

new

assistant professor in the education

on campus he could.

Educational Leadership.

town

alumnus of Northwest and asp'ects

"I

said that since he

of Northwest had not changed

was a student back

in

1

98

," 1

left,

many

Steiner said.

"They were

tearing up the steam tunnels back then too, so

it

looked

Moore came onto campus having

more adjustments than most. Moore came from

to

make

the well-

populated city of Santa Monica, Calif.

Moore was very involved with the theatre department, as

the

found

it

nice, friendly

to

be really comfortable. The people were

and helpful." Salinas

large city (Monterrey, Mexico),

students responded very well.

were both very

about

life in

lifestyle,

said living in a small

Missouri was fantastic.

modem

1

I

said.

"Coming from a

did tend to find myself

liked

my

classes also.

My

The campus had aspects that

and \ery old."

The remarks from some of

about the same." Dr. Kevin

"I

in

new home. He

driving a bit faster, though.

at all.

in

American Leadership Organization. Salinas seemed to like calling Maryville his

of assistant professor Dr. Michael Steiner. Steiner was an

was involved

1997, he

International Student Organization and the Hispanic

department, teaching graduate level classes such as

The history/humanities department gained the knowledge

In

the

new

faculty

members

Maryville were positive. The slower paced

community

friendliness and

enhanced campus

technology werejustsomeof the factors that helped of the new arrivals accept Maryville as their home.

many

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Decision

l\/lal<ers

SETTING THE STANDARDS FOR THE UNIVERSITY

Dean

Dr.

Hubbard

L.

Ar^r^elleWeymuth

Dr.

Executive Assistant to the President

President

University presi-

Preparing forthejob

dents did not gen-

as Executive Assis-

march to the

tant to the President

beat of a different

was something An-

drum, but North-

nelle

west

unknowingly been

erally

Dean

president

Hubbard

L.

doing

found himself an

fact, there

The

first

that

that

four years after

Hubbard expanded

had ever gone

Hubbard received

said. "In

ing

Weymuth

his master's

leadership worked."

Korean by

He also

set

he came back to the United States, he enrolled

at

as interpersonal skills

"I

From

there he

went

Hubbard held various administration-level jobs

came

to

Although Hubbard enjoyed his job not

recommend

that

"Even though

I

anyone

did a lot of

Northwest

at

in Cali-

Northwest, he did

to

want

to

One

ences "I

at

really did

in several careers

a variety of impacting into the president

it

was

helped

moments, most of

Northwest knew,

by Laura Prichard

Weymuth

loved teaching; but

According

new

found

I

to

was

a

in

that

Weymuth was

Weymuth,

that the University

happening "It

that

there

I

really did enjoy this

said. "I think the

was always something

was pursuing or something was

which the administration had

more

to react.

exciting position than teaching but at the

were challenging, but

would have

most

no day was ever the

same time very challenging," Weymuth

I

Sci-

Northwest.

same."

I

T want to be a president' and

be a certain kind of person and be willing

which shaped him

my life that

handle this job,"

1976 when she became a faculty

in

job very much, too,"

change careers as necessary as you went along."

him experience

was

work

Hubbard's wide background

well.

other job that provided her with insight as an exec-

utive assistant

exciting thing about this

in planning,

in

in

said.

in 1984.

then head out to do that," Hubbard said. "I thought better to

ability to

limit their career options.

not advocate to people to say,

such areas

member in the Department of Human Environmental

straight into upper-level administration.

fornia and Nebraska until he

my

in

do her job

cannot think of anything that I have done

has not added to

this,"

and understanding the differences

personalities, as giving her the ability to

Stanford University, where he received his doctorate in administration and policy analysis.

for

as basic as being

Weymuth also attributed her field of study,

up

you

life

4-H club made you understand how

president of your

his ability to .speak

interest in education.

"Maybe ju.st something

said.

this route."

an institution to teach South Koreans the English language.

When

always

were always prepardid not

moving to Seoul. South Korea to attend Yonsci University. Here he discovered his

life.

rule.

degree in systematic theology he became a pastor. Soon after,

I

thought in

most presidents did," Hubbard

were very few

her

all

guess

"I

exception to that

"I really

go the route

Weymuth had

said

I

if

was

said.

"Well, both

somebody asked, 'Who a teacher at heart."

by Laura Prichard

are you?'


Administration

Joseph E. G mou

Dr.

i

I

Ray Courter

"Tim"

Vice President tor Finance and Support Services

r

Provost

Vice President

Pride in the Uni-

and

versity

impnne-

further

111

had been at Northwest

nent themes in the re-

since 1972, and had

sponsihihties of Pro-

climbed the ladder to

Dr. Joseph E.

vost

his present position.

His entering posi-

"Tini" Ciihiiour.

After spending

\(ist.

Accounting and Pay-

Gihnoiir recog-

nized the atmosphere on campus provided

many

benefits

to students.

He

that shov\ed

concern to students and the Cabinet"s abihty

attributed University successes to facuhy

'(The Cabinet) was a pretty remarkable group, both

on," Gilmour

tough issues

mean

we

that

ways, and

in constructive

most congenial Cabinet

said.

he

"And when

I

I

we could do

that

it

had ever been

say congenial,

I

did not get into situations where

intense debates, but that

and

we had

still

work

as a necessity

To

because of the University's changing needs.

continue

successful operation as a university as that environment

and students was key

traced back to a friendship he shared with his high school principal. This friendship,

combined with Gilmour's

in-

and then activities,

to

know

1

went

to college.

wanted

As

active in student

a lot of the senior folks at the University of

to

"1

do not know

be a university president

certainly decided

were

be a school administrator,

was very

really fine

I

wanted to be

that

1

decided that

at that point,

in leadership

but

1

Coffee. Mo., and raised

bank

to

cattle

and hogs

money he earned

school with a graduating class of only five students.

Courter

came

first

different

to college in

Maryville

it

from what he had been accustomed

"Jumping

into a

new kind

when you

was

When quite

to.

of an environment and some

and getting accustomed to things, valuable and

to

be used for college. Courter attended a small

that

much newness was extremely

got older, you really drew upon

those skills." Courter said.

After graduating from Northwest with an accounting

his future

would lead him back

to

Northwest

for a 25-year

stay.

With years of experience, Courter advised students broaden their experiences and tion courses as they could.

serious could

make

He

take as

to

many general educa-

also believed not being too

things go a

little

better.

"If you did not take yourself too seriously,

Gilmour

in

and

if you

did

things could go okay." Courter said.

Courter used his

education.

Northwest.

at

Muse

some of his own

earn money. His parents had him put the

high school and college prepared him for his dedication to

Lisa

payroll activities.

all

not get yourself so strung out on what the world had on you,

and caring people."

by

dealt

Courter grew up on a farm between Bethany. Mo., and

because they

Provost, the inspirations bestowed upon

insurance and

el activities,

and had a number of leadership positions but got

Delaware." Gilmour said. I

I

He

degree and a general business minor. Courter had no idea

vided fuel for his interests in the field of education. to

areas around campus.

finance and human resources which also contained person-

volvement and experiences w hile attending college, pro-

was

many

of the survival techniques that dealt with so

to increasing learning.

Gilmour's dedication to improving education could be

inctination

into the

with the area of environmental services, accounting and

changed, Gilmour believed more interaction between fac-

first

Internal Auditor, a job he held for

becoming Controller. He moved

Courter handled

in the

Gilmour saw concerned faculty members

"My

After three years

Vice President of Finance and Support Services position

do not

effectively together."

ulty, staff

moved up to become

five years before

in

terms of the capabilities of the people but also our ability

certainly the

roll.

after the previous vice president retired.

to woriv well together.

was

was Director of

tion

three years as Pro-

to really address

Ray Courier

Services

were jiromi-

nients

of

F'inance and Support

insights

own

advice in his

by Jammie

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Silvey

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Decision

l\/lal<ers

SETTING THE STANDARDS FOR THE UNIVERSITY

Dr.

Robert Bush

Kent Porterfield

Director of Health and

Community

Vice President for Student Affairs

Initiatives Throughout

his

After receiving yet

30

another

Bob Bush had seen

Vice President for

several changes in

Student Affairs Kent

his job.

Porterfield reflected

job

changed

sibilities

all

Porterfield chose

Health and

Northwest as the

projects that

Communities Foundation,

I

was handling were

Bush said. "We

for our Healthy

and that was

my

Communi-

The healthy communities

project involved 20-30

industries, businesses, public schools

communities track projects

that

were

set

to

help

up for growth.

"The program was designed to help the communities to

their progress,"

issues and

School ing

in 1984.

grow and Bush

to give

said. "It

guess

to

employment

community parks and

basically get the youth involved with the

to

school

at

Northwest the follow-

had never seriously thought about going

I

else," Porterfield said. "It just

like the thing to

do

in

always seemed

my family; you would graduate from

high school and then you would go to Northwest." Porterfield

was offered

his

Porterfield

was

new position upon

the resig-

who left Northwest in Oct.

nation of Denise Ottinger,

1

997.

familiar with the job's responsibilities, as

he was Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs before Ottinger

left.

Although

could involve

pride, child care, health care,

improvements

them a way

from North Nodaway County High

He began

fall.

"I

and universities.

The software package was designed

community

Porterfield graduated

anywhere

surrounding communities, including health care

to

family lived on a small farm northwest of Maryville and

full-time job,

overseeing that."

wanted

family,

school for him. His

expanded our partnership with the Heartland Region

see where they

tradi-

became Director

distributed throughout the University,"

Initiatives,

grand

tion of his

Initiatives.

"Basically,

watch

In the

once again as he

of

ties

helped his success.

and respon-

title

title.

upon events which

In January, Bush's

Community

new

years at Northwest,

Porterfield' s career did not turn out exactly as

he had originally imagined as an undergraduate, he was pleased with the outcome. "I

community."

do not regret a single decision," Porterfield

said. "I

university in the nation to

could not have imagined a better growth experience than

make a partnership with the Heartland Region Commu-

having worked here. I thought our students were among the

nity Foundation.

finest students

Northwest was the

first

Bush hoped the partnership would make the community

and region become more closely identified with

to

by Jason Hoke

I

felt

grateful for the opportunity

Porterfield's strong Northwest

him with

each other.

anywhere.

work with them."

the access to his

background provided

new job.

by Kelsey

Lov\/e


s

Administration

Jon Rickmon

Dr.

really close relation

ships with a

Vice President tor Information Systems Ton

akmmi." "I

years

Northwest

first

VAX

The

working

vancement area."

of team planning,

was implemented exactly Dr. Jon

Rickman

The PCs had

the

way

hall

of the residence

rooms.

team designed

it,"

features such as 24-hour internet service,

said he thought that in 1997 Northwest

rooms with no additional costs

was

the

resi-

to the students.

maintenance and operational costs," Rickman

to control said.

"With

snap-out disk drives we were able to replace them w ith

new software instead of going in and tinkering with things." drive also allowed trouble calls to be

answered within 24 hours.

his time at Northwest.

was

Through

in

technology during

his influence.

Northwest

able to stay on the cutting edge.

by Casey Hargreaves

Charles Veatch Vice President of University Advancement Not

all

students

came

into contact with

Vice President of

Alumni Relations and University Advancement Chuck Veatch during

their college careers, but

most came

into

contact with him through alumni affairs after graduating.

Veatch headed up the University Advancement and

Alumni Relations department. He areas: institutional

dations. Veatch

dealt with three

advancement, alumni

was happy about

affairs

main

and foun-

interaction with former

Northwest students.

"The thing

1

liked

most about

alumni

ol

make

the

Rickman had seen many changes

the

ed and beautified to

in

said.

The snap-out disk

ing

desktop computers

"The biggest problem was finding a way

the

efforts in represent-

pus had been upgrad-

only state-supported school that had computers in

dence

Through Veatch'

1,500-color graphic

word processing programs and powerpoint.

Rickman

ail-

were replaced with

think that everything

I

the

Northwest, the cam-

hall lot

2000.

in

terminals

all

"Through a

Campus

my

job was developing

Lfj

enjoyed

truly

went

evolved intothe Electronic

of oui

after

campus

online, the

lot

Vcalchsaicl.

it

ready for the 2

1

st

century.

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122

*

Backgrounds

Diverse

FIVE REGENTS PROVIDE INSIGHT TO by Lincdsey Corey It

was

the duty of five people to decide the fate of

and

it

was disheartening, but

Northwest, to essentially run the University. The

One

professionals were appointed by Missouri's governor to

budget.

serve on the Board of Regents to

make and approve

all

major decisions affecting Northwest.

The regents ranged broadly

in their

occupations from a

expertise he had acquired in his individual area to the seven

Board of Regents held

each year.

afraid to speak

Marsh

said.

"We

up or challenge," President Danny

took what background

we had and used

Board members found

their opinions

represented

northwest Missouri's constituents and their varied professional opinions provided unique perspectives.

"We

looked

at things differently

because

we were

education every day." Vice President Frank Strong

not in

Jr. said.

"Some people thought EC + was a mistake, but I think we

"1

was saddened

we

would, but

Money

that

so

it

it

was not a mistake," Marsh said.

did not produce like

we

thought

it

matters often plagued board

members and

had made some tough decisions such as

to

Marsh

grow.

said.

We

"They were a sad

had

level of quality. Students

to

Board of Regents

the

filled

tuition

fact of life if

spend money

to

keep

a quality education at a

cost," Strong said.

The men

also gained a sense of accomplishment during

commencement. was

was

the proudest every graduation,"

the best feeling

To

think that

we

Marsh

said. "It

when you saw young men and women

excited and happy because they

knew they had something.

as decision-makers contributed in

any

way made me proud. It was a feel-good day for

everybody." All in

all,

men were

the

"I

went

to school at

glad to have had the opportunity

Northwest so there was loyalty

institution," Strong said. "I

to

make

we

a high

were the only source of revenue

to

do whatever I could

said his role as board president, since

required a larger "I put in a lot

of extra effort to

when I was just

a

"I

make sure the meetings ran

read the packet closely and had

Hubbard on member.

more so

I

a

had

more frequent to

have

member provided and

ideas from each the University.

basis

my finger on

(in 1998)."

The Board of Regents excelled through each

1994,

commitment of time.

smoothly," Marsh said.

than

wanted

to the

things better."

the pulse of things

increases,"

wanted

good

we provided

that

contact with President

learned."

meetings.

"We

was proud

"I

Marsh

confident in the final decisions they made.

it

The men who made up

to serve the school.

They agreed they had faced many challenges, but were

learned enough from

of the board's main projects was to approve the

fraction of a

well to contribute to decisions."

it

a necessary evil."

generally took pride in what they were able to accomplish

"I

"Five independent minds worked together and nobody

was

was

it

as far as cost-effectiveness.

mortician to a farmer to a contractor. Each brought the

regularly scheduled meetings the

NORTHWEST

the extra effort

with the help of combining

member's different background

to benefit


Board of Regents '123

Get to

At work

know Karen Baniiann

IQren darmam was appointed to the Student Regent position in January

ISdd.ShewaschosenbyMieeouriGov.MelCarnahantorepresentthestudent

There was an application process and an interview on campus with

students and administration, from there three students were sent

to Jefferson City, Mo., to interview with Carnahan. After that I had to wait

over a month and a half to get a letter from Carnahan telling

me I got the

position.

•Why do you think you were qualified? I

think that

my campus involvement stood out.

The wide variety of

organizations that I was involved with gave me the chance to get opinions

from a wide variety of students.

•What did the position involve? Itwasagovernor-appointedtwo-yeartermJattendedthedoardofRegents meetings, commencement, sat on the Strategic Planning Council and co-chaired

the Student Strategic Planning Council.

•Did you have goals you set out to attain?

Most importantly I wanted to communicate the vision and feelings of the student body to the board. Not to meet my own goals, but to represent the student body.

of

reviews documents. Strong

one

Jr.,

of five

Regents vice president Frank

members on

dealt with

was

the Board of Regents

decisions that affected

Northwest. Photo by

•How were you chosen for the position?

faculty,

the library of his law firm, attorney

Strong

who

body on the doard of Regents.

in

and Board

Amy Rah

During a Student Senate meeting, Karen

Barmann

is

introduced as the

new student on was Marissa

the Board of Regents. Seated

Sanchez, who held the position prior to Barmann's appointment in January 1998. Photo by Amy Roh


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Hard Work Pays Off FOURTH TIME PROVES CHARM FOR MISSOURI QUALITY AWARD by Jon Baker and Laura Noisemakers, Mardi Gras beads and good old-fashioned Bearcat

made one awards banquet

spirit

The University had worked hard previous four years.

to

in the

When over 200 students, faculty,

members and community business

the back for

representatives

staff

made

the trip to Jefferson City, Mo., to accept the 1997 Missouri

"Our

in

members of the Northwest team.

project, called Culture of Quality,

had

to get

improve

in this

said this

"I

means

wonderful

Gov.

improvement," Carnahan

be

students

whole new

at us in a

light."

Other students felt the award not only helped Northwest's reputation, but also that of the

"The Missouri Quality Award to

Many

new-found respect," Angel McAdams said. "(Prospective

employers) would look

continued

to

thought that winning this award would give Northwest

fouryears.Thethreepreviousapplicationsofferedfeedback

process

do

shared these feelings.

a

assessing areas that needed refinement

I

award offered both incoming and

show data that had a continuous positive trend over the past

and

effort,

organization?"'

graduating students a unique advantage.

excellence. In order to win the award. Northwest had to

to the University, highlighting successful techniques

was a team

up every morning and say, "What can

my pan

Hubbard

Missouri Foundation, made groups strive for performance

the

To have a quality institution, everybody in the organization

Quality Award, their efforts were returned.

The Missouri Quality Award, spon.sored by the Excellence

all

"Quality was an all-hands operation," Hubbard said.

unlike any other.

improve quality

Pricharcd

community,

"I think

it

was a great honor, not

only for us as a university, but also

a

for the

for

community of Maryville.

and it was attractive to prospective

Mel

students." Danielle Saunders said.

said.

When

Carnahan, host of the banquet,

Northwest's name was

presented President Dean Hubbard

announced as a recipient, hundreds

with the clear column award

of students, staff and faculty,

symbolizing hard-earned quality.

including

Northwest

was the second

Northwest cheerleaders, jumped

education facility to be honored in

out of their seats in a cheer of

the five years the

Northwest

award had been

given out.

"It

This glass column

Dean Hubbard

provements;

it

was

also a pat

on

was presented

to

in

the

spirit.

a marvelous feeling and

sense

of

pride,"

President

at the Missouri Quality

banquet Nov. 5 quality implementations and im-

was

enormous

The award was not only a recognition of Northwest's successful

Bobby Bearcat and

Award

Jefferson City, Mo.

Hubbard

said.

"I

realized,

and

It

symbolized the quality Northwest had strived for through years of enhancment. Courtesy of

everyone else realized,

Chuck Holley

was not an individual award. You

that this

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Quality

On

the bus to the Missouri Quality

banquet, Director of

News and

Award

Information

Ken White hands

out "Bearcat beads" to Northwest representatives. Every time a

Northwest representative saw someone without "Bearcat beads" they were to introduce themselves, give the person a strand of beads and ask for their support in Northwest. Photo by Laura Prichard

Students and faculty form a line bus before heading to Jefferson the Missouri Quality

to get

on the

City, Mo., for

Award banquet. Dining

services provided a sack lunch for everyone

and

such as trivia questions, were keep riders entertained during the four-hour drive. Photo by Amy Roh activities,

organized

to

Dean Hubbard accepts the Award for an educational

Proudly, President

Missouri Quality

from executive director of the Missouri Foundation John Politi. Over 200 Northwest patrons celebrated with Hubbard at the banquet. Photo by Chris Galitz institution

Excellence

in

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At "Celebrate Northwest," Gov. Mel

Carnahan

praises Northwest for trimesters and the Electronic Campus. "Celebrate Northwest" was

a chance

for

the festivities

students in

the Northwest

who

could not

come

Jefferson City, Mo., to share

spirit.

to in

Photo by Chris Galitz

With a few closing remarks. President Dean Hubbard and Missouri Gov. Mel Carnahan

conclude "Celebrate Northwest," a ceremony Northwest for receiving the Missouri Quality Award. One reason for having

to congratulate

those who were award presentation in Jefferson City, Mo., a chance to share their pride in the University. Photo by Amy Poh

this celebration

unable

was

to let

to attend the official

The Northwest Cheer Squad performs at the Missouri Quality Award banquet. More than 200 representatives from Northwest attended the banquet to celebrate the University's

achievements. Photo by Laura Phchard


Quality

Award

Hard Work Pays Off 'continued from page 124 did nol u

in lliis

aw

;iid

unless cNcivbcuis

al

the nisiiiiiiinn

presentation of the au aid u as IdlKns cd by a display

of various talents by niany students

who attended Northwest.

Both Northwest Celebration and the cheerleaders pert'oniied acts before the

assembled group of award winners and

at

w

as an

the

honor

to

the executive director of the Excellence in

Missouri Foundation, came to celebrate the award as well as the lO-yearanniversary ofthe

also a chance for those

was

"I

excited.

I

had not gone

to

Members of

a total blast."" Droegeniueller said.

ith

"'I

loved

everybody and the crowd was really good.

They w ere there for four hours before we got up to perform. amazed me how

was

did not attend the banquet

in

share in the celebration.

members. Carnahan congratulated Northwest on

calendar, the Electronic

into

it

they

boarded each of the four buses Northwest students, faculty and

Campus, and

The essence of could be

the clear

festivities,

that

many

the Quality

Award.

summed up

reflected the feelings of

column award Northwest had in

one word: Quality. Hubbard

all

Northwest patrons when he

accepted the quality award.

Quality was

a journey, not a destination, but this

great milestone in our journey,"

got.""

At the conclusion of the night"s

its

Carnahan was also presented with Northwest mementos.

won

reaction.

performing w

come and

It

achievements. The.se included the newly-passed trimester

Celebration expressed their shock and surprise in the

was

who

ElectronicCampus.

Lewis welcomed the students, faculty and community

previous tour they had recently completed.

Hubbard

was

a

said.

Hubbard

had transported

staff to Jefferson City to

thank everyone for the role they played

award.

I'oliti,

Adam

Celebration put together a program of songs from a

It

and .lohn

After Hubbard and .Student Senate president Angel Harris-

anything that big or extravagant before."

"It

and to congratulate the members of the Northwest

be asked by the governor to perform

Missouri Quality Award banquet.""

Droegeniueller said.

crowd

lni\ ersity

Jefferson City to

finalists.

"ll

I

Quality team for their lecent accomplishments. Carnahan

pulled los^L-thcr."

The

Northwest"" was an event scheduled to showcase the

in

winning the

He also thanked them for spreading Bearcat spirit to

everyone

at the

ceremony through

the use of

beads. These beads were given to everyone

on the buses with instructions

to share

Mardi Gras

who rode down

them w ith members

of the audience from other businesses and educational institutions asking

for their support. This helped the

University recruit businesses to hire Northwest students.

.

The award brought even more recognition in

December with

a visit

to the

campus

by the governor. "Celebrate

To show appreciation for visiting Northwest, President Dean Hubbard presents Gov. Mel Carnahan with a Culture of Quality award at "Celebrate Northwest." This was a chance for Carnahan to see different aspects in which Northwest had achieved quality. Photo by Amy Roh

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)tudent Life

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1281

Learning Foundation a firm base on which to build towards a prosperous and hopeful future en

More than 800 students left Northwest as graduates, ready to make the world that lay ahead.

They had seen many changes

in

a difference in

themselves and in the

(A

>

University while completing their education at Northwest.

"So "I learned a lot

a>

Gina Davis

ÂŤn

job field."

To go

while

in

school about time

said. "I also learned

how

to

management and becoming an

adult,"

work with people and that helped me

in

my

along with the changes the students experienced, there were also changes

that affected the

commencement

reception.

The reception was moved

lawn

to the

of Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building because of steam pipe construction around the

1

J.W. Jones Student Union.

"We found that the reception worked better there," Vice President for Community Relations Beth Wheeler said. "People could mingle in the circle drive. idea of having the reception there so

much

that

we ordered

We liked the

tents for the next

ceremony."

Some faculty "It

students also agreed with the

and families a more open

was nice

there and

it

to

was

new

reception location.

setting to congratulate

be outdoors." Shane

It

gave students,

each other.

Kammerer said. "You could walk around

easier to see people and talk to people

I

had not seen

out

in a while."

Northwest alumnus Melvin D. Booth delivered the commencement address. "I

was pleasantly surprised

to be asked,"

Booth

said. "I

committee with advisers and Dean Hubbard, and

I

had been on an advisory

think he

was happy with my

work."

Booth

said he

wanted

his

speech

the graduates think about

their college careers.

wanted the graduates

to see that they could

"You could

get left behind, but

foundation to

move you

Booth had received

The graduates had

you had

what had

never stop learning," Booth

to continue to learn. This

was

said.

just a

forward."

the University's Distinguished

honor Northwest bestowed upon

Hoke

make

changed since they began "I

by Jason

to

its

Alumni Award,

the highest

graduates.

the chance to think about Booth's advice as they spent the

congratulating each other and preparing to enter the real world.

day


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â&#x20AC;˘

129

Scanning

his program, Jason Glover prepares to listen to

commencement speakers, including Michelle Krambeck

and

Denise Way.

Melvin D. Booth gave the main address to

the graduating class,

which numbered more than 800. Booth spoke to the graduates about the way their

lives

had

changed since beginning school and how they should continue the learning process to better

themselves.

Photo by Amy Roh

After graduation,

Monica Schlapia

talks with

her family and friends. Schlapias and other

graduates enjoyed refreshments at a reception on the lawn of the Olive DeLuce Fine Arts Building. Photo by Sarah Phipps

Seniors rest and enjoy a barbecue on the Alumni House lawn to celebrate after their last finals. The barbecue gave new alumni an opportunity to learn more about Northwest's Alumni Association. Photo by Sarah Phipps


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Student

Life

1301

Challenged Values responsibility

and clianging

Starting college

lifestyles in college

opened a whole new world for freshmen to explore

nights filled

with friends. 24-hour visitations, bars, parties and most importantly, no parents.

Before moving away from home,

was

to

be

"My

w o

However,

like.

view on

met some of the

all

students had visions of what college

had changed

stuck-up guys. Then

nicest guys there,

went

I

and had

While some students explored new

Dovelle Kriegel

drastically,"

lots

life

changed.

after arriving, their perceptions often

fraternities

thought they were

many

said. "I

to several fraternity parties

and

I

of fun."

changed

social lives, other students

their

o lifestyles,

"Since

I

study habits and even their physical appearances. got (to Northwest)

I

had gotten

my

nose pierced and was thinking about

a tattoo," Carrie Allison said.

Because of the new-found freedom freshmen experienced, they had break away from their parents. Part of that was learning setting

Some

up appointments

to

doing their

own

how

to

to learn to

do everything from

laundry.

students grew to master the art of staying up

all

night studying and then

having to face early morning classes the next day. "It

I

used to be that

got to Northwest

my alarm for 7

:

it

I

could be disciplined to go to bed

was hard

to discipline myself,"

at

Another thing

that

changed

for

said her parents' views differed

and

I

said. "I set

had to get ready quickly."

Hershey was her family's influence

from her views on issues such

when he joined Campus Crusade

for Christ

life

in

her

life.

She

as curfews.

took on

new meaning

and the Wesley Center.

values had definitely changed since high school," Thieszen said. "If any-

thing, they

I

:00. but after

LuWanna Hershey

Changes were not always negative. Micah Thieszen's

beliefs

1 1

30 and then I would think I could sleep for another five minutes. Then

five minutes turned into 10 minutes

"My

10;30 or

grew

stronger.

I

found a great group of friends

who

shared the same

and that was the difference. Of the few close-knit friends I had in high school,

think they would have been impressed on

i»«s

how I grew as a person and a Christian."

by Arlisa

Johnson

Change was an inevitable aspect of every freshman's life in some form or another.

The obstacles college threw

at

them helped shape the

students'

new

lifestyles.

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As she walks through Hudson Hall, a student stops to gaze at informational posters concerning the effects of alcohol. The question of whether or not to drink was a powerful dilemma for some Northwest students. The lack of direct parental supervision, combined with the easy availability

of

alcohol,

challenged students'

morals. Photo Illustration by

Soon

Amy Roh

after coming to Northwest, Carrie Allison had her nose pierced. Piercing was one of the many ways new students could demonstrate their independence and individuality. Photo by

Amy Roh

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Student

In his

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Life

residence

132

hall

room, Kalin Mieras checks his electronic mail through the

VAX

system on his new personal computer. Computers were first put into residence hallsin 1987 when the University claimed

its

name as the Electronic

Campus.

As

well

as residence halls, computers were found in the library and in lab rooms across campus. Photo by Chris Tucker

the

Before Sara Azdell finishes her paper, she

second floor lab of the library gave students the opportunity to use the internet and other

selects the spell check option on the screen.

The newly updated personal computers

in

Not only could students use the internet to look up information, but it was also useful to download classwork software

for class

from instructor's

Tucker

projects.

web pages. Photo by

Chris

The personal computers had several programs the older VAX system did not offer. Computers each residence hall provided at-your-fingertip access to programs such as Microsoft Word, Netscape and Power Point. Photo by Sarah Phipps in


JComputers

â&#x20AC;˘

1331

Higher Teclinology New

personal computers across campus provide

Tci-linologically. Niutliwcsl took ihc natudi by stoini in 19X7.

as the Electronic

Campus

that olTerecl

computers

inlroducmg

every residence

in

ilsclf

room.

hall

After ten years of advancements, however, the old system was slow aiul mil of date. In

fall

1997. the lO-year-old "'tlinosaur" computers were tossed out. making

w ay for more than

1

.6()()

new

state-of-the-art personal

computers to be used

in

every

resolution monitors and a

wide

residence hall room and throughout labs on campus.

The PCs were equipped with CD-ROM. high variety of software applications.

They

also gave students 24-hour access to the

internet.

"The new computers could do more," Jason Gibson

said. "I

hours a day writing papers and completing assignments, but

probably worked two I

mostly checked

my

e-mail."

With the $2 million upgrade. Northwest boasted a 2.5 student

"As

far as

we knew we were

to

computer

the only state-funded college or university that

provided that level of access." Director of Computing Services Jon Rickman

"There were some schools that provided computers but

we were

ratio.

in

some residence

hall

said.

rooms.

the only public institution with that high of an access ratio."

Although Rickman cited ease of maintenance and knowledge of resources available for students as important factors, he said ease of computer access

w as key.

Campus was

the high

"Definitely the most important aspect of the Electronic

access to computing ing."

Rickman

that, in turn,

enabled students to gain proficiency

in

comput-

said.

To accommodate

students,

Northwest established a help-line

w ith any computing problems. Four new

to assist students

positions were also added in

Computing

Services to offer technological help.

"One of the main reasons 1 came computers." Kyle Stewart

said.

to

Northwest was because of the availability of

"With the new upgrade

I

knew we were staying on

top of technology, which could only help us as students."

by With unique technology. Northwest continued to live up to its Electronic Campus standards.

Rob J. Brown


JStudent Life

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13

}

Morning Delights meet the demand of doughnuts'

rising popularity

The darkest evening could not hide

the midnight mysteries taking place in the

basement of the University Conference Center. While unsuspecting students and faculty snuggled

down in their beds, only the winking stars observed the clandestine

'E

w

activities.

In at 9:30 p.m.

Is

the

CB

campus

and finished

pastries

at 5 a.m., eight full-time

and baked goods.

bakers and finishers prepared

Two of the eight bakers baked only products

sanctioned by the Dunkin" Donuts corporation. Doughnuts had to meet with the

company's quality standards. Those doughnuts

that

were not made perfectly round

could not be used. Seventy-five to 80 dozen doughnuts were fried and finished daily in the kitchen.

Dunkin' Donuts employee Ilene Taylor said one kind of doughnut

in particular

was

most appealing.

"The biggest order we got was glazed," Taylor

said.

"We

got a

lot

of those from

the Conference Center."

While glazed doughnuts were indeed the most popular, food service manager Frances Thraen said the overall percentage of glazed doughnuts sold had been dropping.

"Glazed had gone down," Thraen

more

kinds.

The

said.

"But

I

think

it

was because we had added

students were getting off glazed and getting onto something else."

Dunkin" Donuts had added croissants, muffins and cookies

to the arsenal

of

goodies that were available for customers to purchase, and between 250 and 300

customers came to Dunkin' Donuts

in

order to eat breakfast during every weekday.

Taylor said Dunkin' Donuts was also able to maintain

popularity during the

its

weekend. "Saturdays

we

got a

lot

of people

"We were not open on Sunday,

who bought

so people just

a dozen doughnuts," Taylor said.

came

in to get

them

(a

day

early).

On

by Jessica Yeldell

weekends they went home and took some

for their family."

The lull on Sunday allowed those who worked hard in the Conference Center a day

and Travis

Dimmitt

of

rest.

As Sunday

night rolled around, however,

doughnuts once again.

it

would be time

to

make

the


Dunkin' DonutS'135

At 2:45 a.m., Loraine

Smith mixes a batch As well as doughnuts, Dunkin' Donuts sold other baked goods, giving a healthier choice at of muffins.

breakfast.

A

variety

were made including flavors such of muffins

as blueberry, straw-

banana nut, lemon poppyseed, berry,

cranberry/orange and spice.

Photo by Laura

Phehard

Doughnuts are covered with powdered sugar by Jeannie Schieber. Dunkin' Donuts made a variety of of the

doughnuts

to cater to the taste

buds

student body. Photo by Laura Prichard

A Dunkin' Donuts employee cuts out the dough to create

bismarks. Employees worked strange

doughnuts Photo by Laura Prichard

hours

to bring

to students

on time.


Student

Life

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136

In

a stand-up comedy

explains what happens

style,

in

T.J.

Sullivan

the different stages

drunkenness. Sullivan and his fhend, Joel Goldman, used humor to get their point across that students needed to be responsible fortheir of

actions when they drank. Afterthe presentation,

they

made themselves

available to

answer

questions from audience members. Photo by

Amy Roh

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Goldman

began speaking to the public about his situation,

along with his

good fhend, T.J. Sullivan. The two had attended Indiana University together about 10 years before they

performed

for

two

Northwest audiences Nov. 4. Interfraternity Council,

Panhellenic

Council, StudentSenate

and the Residence

Hall Association spon-

sored the presentation in Charles Johnson Theatre. Photo by

Amy Roh

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Choices*

137

Mature Decisions students are asked to look at the way they

live

Various emotions swopl Ihroiigh sludcnls as they lu-aid the story of two friends

who had in

the

one of ihem might die prematurely. '•Friendship

to deal with the tael that

Age of AIDS" was about

alcohol.

se.\

and unwise decisions.

After a brief video showing the unfolding of a section of the national T.J. Sullivan told the

changed

audience what

was

like

One summer night

his life forever.

him he was HIV

called Sullivan and told

When

it

in

when he received

phone

1992, his good friend, Joel

quilt.

call that

at

o o

Goldman

Goldman expressed how

such as that one had been for him. Shortly after that fateful day. the

two began speaking

0>

positive.

Sulli\an introduced his friend to the audience.

difficult calls

the

AIDS

(D

schools to spread the message that alcohol and sex did not

mix.

'At it

was

first

it

was going

me

to help

a difference

people.

It

and

was

presentation

be cathartic for me,"

get used to the fact that

I

I

Goldman

was HIV

could not think of a better

just the

The speakers

to

way

to earn

my

"The

Then

positive.

most rewarding experience of

told the audience their

said.

my

I

real

purpose of

started to

make

living than to help

life."

message was not meant

to

be sad. The

became more lighthearted with a video showing college students, both

drunk and sober, telling what effect they thought alcohol had on sex. Although many people

in the

audience laughed, the video's meaning

Murphy thought

the

humor was what

still

came

through. Christian

set this presentation apart

from other AIDS

presentations.

"They took a different approach to the topics they talked about than other programs did."

Murphy

was how

said. "It

the students

In addition to videos

wanted

to hear

Sullivan and

dreaded news.

to

to

it

was more laid-back, which

rather than hard facts." Sulli\ an

and Goldman offered

have safer sex. They also urged anyone

be responsible and get an

Goldman hoped

one else would have

it

and personal anecdotes,

some of them humorous, on how been sexually active

beneficial because

was more

students

HIV

would take

to call their friends a

who had

test.

their

few years

tips,

message

to heart so that

into the future to give

them

no the

by Kelsey

Lowe


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â&#x20AC;¢

138

EXPECTATIONS CAME FROM THE CHAOTIC

ARENA OF LIFE. IT WAS BECAUSE OF THESE

THAT WE WERE ABLE TO, FOR A TIME, DIVORCE OURSELVES FROM THE WHOLE PICTURE TO LIVE IN A MOMENT. IN SUCH MOMENTS, WITH CHAOS RACING ON ALL SIDES, OUR PERSPECTIVES OFTEN BECAME INCREDIBLY CLEAR. WE EXPERIENCED SEVERAL SUCH DEFINING MOMENTS. OUR FOOTBALL TEAM, AVENGING YEARS OF FRUSTRATION, WENT TO PITTSBURG, KAN., AND TRIUMPHED OVER PITTSBURG STATE UNIVERSITY, 15-14. THE WOMENS' CROSS COUNTRY TEAM, DRIVEN BY THEIR AMBITIONS, TOOK HOME THE MIAA TITLE FOR THE THIRD YEAR IN A ROW. OUR INVOLVEMENT IN ORGANIZATIONS AT NORTHWEST LEANED HEAVILY ON EXPECTATIONS. MANY OF US WERE EMBROILED IN CHAOS AS WE STRUGGLED TO DIVIDE TIME BETWEEN LEADERSHIP, ACTIVITIES, COMMITTEES AND CLASSES. OFTEN,

IT

WAS TIME

IN THESE

ORGANIZA-

TIONS THAT BROUGHT US SOME OF OUR

FONDEST MEMORIES.

WE WERE A UNI-

VERSITY OF EXPECTATIONS. THESE EXPEC-

TATIONS GAVE PERSPECTIVE TO CHAOS

AND ALLOWED

US TO LIVE IN THE MO-

MENTS OF OUR

OWN

UNIQUE COLLEGE

EXPERIENCES. Caught up

in

a

moment of frustration,

Don Ferree tries to comfort Josh Heihn after a disappointing run during the fvllAA Cross

Country Championships. Feree placed 1 2th who placed 35th. The team placed 2nd just ahead of Truman State University. Photo by Amy Rah followed by Hiehn


Student

140

Life

Weeks

by Kevin

comes from

Inspiration

mysterious environment "The

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

Pit"

it

sounded

like the title

the

of a horror story by

Edgar Allan Poe. but the basement of

the Olive

art

1

"The

Pit"

was

a

suggested by the

maze of confusion laced with

"When first went down

poured, and the furnace rumbling greeted stu-

art instructors

to sculpture.

was that

each week, was a good amount of time

a typical classroom.

The sounds of saws, metal being

creativity.

from ceramics

classes ranging

students to study their craft.

The atmosphere was nothing of

fine arts building. Students spent

anywhere from 5-20 hours a week working on projects for

DeLuce

Fine Arts building contained one of the more conducive

environments for the

basement of the

1

to

A general rule

hours per class,

spend working on

projects.

There were times students were

known

spend anywhere from 6-8 con.secu-

tive

to

hours

in

"The

Pit."

I

dents as they wandered through the

maze lead-

there,

ing to the main studio. Each advanced student

I

first

went down

large sculpture with a car

Nicole Lister said.

caught

"The

me

"It

there.

I

noticed a

bumper on

it."

me

and

jumped

out at

me

which was located

directly

the stage of Charles Johnson Theater,

only the second

home

to several props

and other

"The had

in store for

I

I

was

Upon

bit

stayed overnight

up projects."

there were rumors that

was haunted, they did not seem

to

"The

Pit"

keep

stu-

dents from spending a majority of their time there.

off-guard." it

was

a

place of expression where students

home

their first visit to

reserved as to what

it

escape, yet "It

was

ideas,"

still

felt

able to

concentrate on studies.

a stress reliever

and

I

had too many creative

Young said. " 'The Pit' was good to use as an outlet."

Although "The Pit" was rarely seen by outsiders of the art

visited Northwest.

"It

Though

"Some people

Nicole Lister

them.

Trudy Knepp said. there.

clutter.

just to finish

was not but also

said.

was not enough time," Amber

Like the library for some students,

under

art students,

most students were a

Pit,"

"When

of most

Young

jumped out at me and caught

off guard."

Pit."

noticed

a large sculpture with a car bumper on it. It

has a personal studio.

"When

I

"Still that

scared me

I

had a tour of 'The

at first.

Pit,"

My first time down

students

art

students

became

familiar with

it

existed through the determination of art

who had

through their

lost."

But quickly enough,

department,

art.

the dedication to express creativity


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P

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1

4

1

over reading a book or taking a quick decided as a student drifts off in "The Pit." Located beneath the Charles Johnson Theatre, "The Pit" was home away from home for many art students as they finished class assignments or worked on projects for their own enjoyment. Photo by Sinan Atahan battle

nap

is

Matt Griggs hand crafts a piece of paper for his next project. "The

Pit"

allowed students of

all

types a creative outlet. Photo by Sinan Atahan

Several students, including Melanie Reed,

Vanessa Strope, Kathy Wehmueller and Arnall

work

Katie

to bring their visions to fruition.

Often the location of such

was subjected Roh

to

activity,

"The

steady use. Photo by

Pit"

Amy


Student

Life

142

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Wilmes

by Chet

Students learn giving leads to rewards Volunteering time could pay off

many ways.

in

worked about

Experi-

five hours

each week.

He helped set up intra-

ence and knowledge gained by volunteering not only

squad games and was also part of the "chain gang"

helped students feel good about themselves for helping

moved

others, but could

have led to success

school,"

dents. In this organization, students

liked helping out at the grade

Duane Hazelton

said. "It

helped

chance to become a role model

me

make my

decision to go into elementary edu-

cation so

I

could teach pre-kindergarten and

Mann Elementary

worked two or

He

School.

to get

involved

said. "I just

talked to the teachers and told

me when

and

president Rachel Hilty said.

lot

of fun

me

to help

when

at a

said. "It

St.

Francis Hospital.

who participated

in the

Most

program had

interests in the health care profession.

Volun-

example." teers

Brad Schmitz

completed such tasks as delivering meal

trays, reading to patients,

school. His interac-

was a

at

lot

his

own

life.

Washington of fun and

it

good

drills

"The

washing patients

patients received a lot of personal interaction

student volunteers,"

St.

after school

and

from

Francis Hospital Plant Services

secretary Lisa Parker said.

Volunteering time could themselves.

It

make people

feel

good about

could also be a good learning experience that

offered different perspectives on

possible."

Schmitz helped with football

program through students

the value and importance of setting a

example and

students were involved in a volunteer

before meals and delivering newspapers and mail to them.

helped with seventh grade football

taught

Some

good

called

gave him insight into

Middle School," Schmitz

of parents that there were

a

they needed help."

tion with the students

lot

positive changes in their child," K.I.D.S.

at the

them I wanted to

Brad Schmitz also volunteered

heard from a

was

taught nne the value and importance of

went and

They took my phone number and

in a child' s life

football. ..it

setting a grade school," Hazelton

"I

it

usually

three hours each week.

was not very hard

had the

through one on one interaction with the child.

helped with seventh grade

Hazelton observed and read to the children at

Horace

to Stu-

"I

kindergarten children."

"I

markers.

program called Koncemed Individuals Dedicated

"I really

help.

down

About 60 students on campus volunteered through a

in the student's career

field.

"It

the first

that

students for their

own

lives.

life

and helped prepare


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While volunteering at Parkdale Manor, Sharia Sievers helps a resident with his drink. Sievers spent several hours a week at Parkdale, making

life

easier for those

who

lived there.

Photo

by Amy Roh

Grammar is the topic as Brad Schmitz helps Joey Heller study for his General Equivalency Degree in Colbert Hall. Schmitz was involved with a variety of volunteer activities both on campus and within Maryville. Photo by Sarah Phipps


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144 Students on

their

way

to class stop to

persue

a book sale sponsored by the Association of Computer Machinery. Book sales were

books

one

of

at

many ways

that different organizations

raised funds. Photo

A

pan full of shavcream is dumped over Kraig Robinette's hiead by Jamie pie

ing

Hatz. Hatz paid $1 for

the pan and creme,

which were part of a Sigma Phi Epsilon

combat Lou Gehrig's disease.

fundraiser to

The Sig Eps raised over $350 during

Homecoming 1997, and had been holding teeter-totter marathons for the past few years. Photo by Amy

Roh

by

Amy Roh


-{

undraisers'145

by Virginia Peters

Search

for fundraisers

new

creates Campus

organizations sponsored

fundraisers to obtain the

dit't'crcnt

money needed

types of

again

A variety of different fundraising activities were done by

Some organizations,

Alpha chose

to put a

new

found

"We decided

that took

to

it

for

had decided to

in the past,

something different and looked at what other ag

with

and discovered difficul-

decided against trying to do the same

Northwest

said

do

organizations

it

it

was such a hassle

again, so

we

"We

decided

decided not to do

that, if

our

twice a month," Kidder said.

Many

"They changed

The group was

it

do something

different,"

and made the lollipops into

little

said.

ghosts."

was

money

sale.

it

once or

not have been

"Without funds we had no operating cash, and without

we had no network

to rely on,"

their support

because there were only 400

resi-

Phi vice president Marti Wilson said.

Beta Sigma

Although fundraisers were sometimes considered a

beneficial that they were delivered to every

residence hall," Hamlin said. "They were planning to do

either."

accomplished without volunteers from the organization.

said,

dents in Hudson. "It

money could

Hamlin

sold about 300 greetings which,

really impressive

Hamlin

officers said gaining

it

coffee/bake

was successful, we would do

gested selling residence hall Halloween greet-

president

raised

first

sale

presi-

would never

through food by organizing a bake

was Hudson Hall

ing cards that contained lollipops.

last

that they

Sigma Phi

Instead. Beta

on campus were doing."

an old idea

Glamour Shots," Beta Sigma Phi

Council. Hall director Cathy Hamlin sug-

to

innovative

try

dent Joannie Kidder said. "Our

Curt Friedel

"They wanted

Homecoming.

"In the past our organization did a fundraiser

to

sell

Aggie hats and were successful."

and made some changes

ways of raising money

Kazoo Band

fundraiser again.

no one was

that

We started selling the

Another organization

that

spin on an old way.

pus were doing," Alpha Tau Alpha president

selling hats.

Other organizations

First

ties,

looked at w hat other ag organizations on cam-

"We

Hall

such as Alpha Tau

"We decided to sell something different and

Curt Friedel said.

Hall Council also sold t-shirts promoting the

Hudson

Famous

student organizations ranging from t-shirt sales to bake

1998."

Hudson

to function suc-

cessfully throughout the year.

sales.

in

ideas

it

chore,

w ith careful planning and participation

results often

outweighed the trouble.

the positive


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Aftermath Ackerman

by Dallas

Math lovers put two and two together Aftermath was an organization that formed

on campus

1996.

in fall

It

provided

many

This fund raiser proved profitable for After-

supper, where each course of a meal

math.

in a different location,

Making mathematics out

students with the opportunity to have fun and learn important things along the

subject in

showed

which

interest:

way about

members of

all

a

the group

math.

learning experiences were tasks, but tasks at

as both fun

times difficult

at

which Aftermath

Stephanie

Meyer

had an average of around 10 members attend

benefits to

membership

each meeting. During the year the organiza-

which was seeing mathematics

Math Olympiad,

a high

new

school math contest.

academic year

in

order to raise money,

a

numerous

said there were

Aftermath, one of

in

perhaps a

in

gave you the opportunity

to see

more relaxed atmosphere," Meyer

was

a great

way

to not get

math

in

said. "It

bogged down with

all

the math-related

pressures of dealing

with

it

in

class all

activities

Aftermath went the extra length

to

some of

the

Meyer thought added enjoyment

for

"We

tried to

make our

math-related aspect,"

Although nearly the past had been in

all

Meyer

with a

said.

Aftermath members in

math majors, majoring or

mathematics was not specifically

required in order to

become

organization. Aftermath that

activities fun

expressed an interest

member

a

was open in the

to

of the

anyone

study of math-

ematics.

The main goal

set out

by Aftermath was

to

provide social opportunities for students inin

mathematics. Meyer pointed out

another goal and rewarding benefit of being in

charge of Aftermath was "having the opportu-

make what most people perceived

nity to

enjoyment

being a difficult and frustrating topic enjoy-

to

some-

as a serious subject.

At meetings during the year.

Aftermath

as

able."

Aftermath membership

may have seemed

low. but with the continued involvement and

members and

the

more members down

the

positive attitudes of active

While at a February meeting, members try to convince fellow Aftermath members to watch scary movies on Friday the 13th. Aftermath was an

held a scavenger

potential addition of

who enjoyed mathematics. Members were

hunt and also spon-

road, the organization felt

.sored a progressive

probability for success.

responsible for the f^ath Olympiad and also planned social events such

as \ce-sWa\\ng. Photo by Sarah Phipps

main

add excitement and

thing often regarded

organization for students

to

everyone involved.

volved

day."

from appetizer,

course, to dessert. These were

minoring

light.

"It

The group also decided to sell t-shirts during the

tried very

hard to succeed. Organization president

Aftermath usually met twice a month and

tion helped with the

and

was held

it

had

a

high


Aftermath'147

Accounting Society Provided an environment for interaction between students and faculty •

Took

InvilcJ alumni back to Northwcsi lor Accounting

ficlil Irips

to visii piihlic ;iinl/or private

accounting

I'irms

Day

Ironl Row: Mike Dclaney, Angle Wilson. Angela Wonderly, Dana Luke. Tondee Voortman and Veronica Jensen. Row 2: Teri Buhnian, Michele Purtle. Lori Snodgrass. Jodi Winther and Heather Koht/. Row .1: Amanda DeReus, Stephanie Carter, .Sonya Stitkelnian and Heather Dunkcr. Back Row- Jony Leitcnbauer. Matt Miller. Andrea Miller. Theresa Brueck.

Tracy Kean. Matt Guthrie and Nate Hansen.

Aftermath Open

to

any students interested

Helped with

The organization was

Front

Row

a high school

Row: Sonny 2:

in

mathematics

Math Olyinpiad

a study group turned club

Painter. Stacey

Long. Lori Casey and Heather Ortman.

Stefanie Meyer. Deborah Brannen and

Anne

Riney. Back

Row:

Brad Schmitz. Eric Steele, Jim Ashley, Travis Gaule, Bans Sahin and Charles Coffey.

Agriculture

Ambassadors

Promoted Northwest and the

agriculture department

Visited high schools to promote Northwest's agriculture

Attended

program state and national FFA conventions and regional farm shows representing Northwest's agriculture department

Row: Jesse Cass, Josh Wall, Crystal Melcher and Colin Johnson. Back Row: Kari Eck. Bill Lymer. Ben Adamson. Justin Vincent and Beth Front

Collins.

Agriculture Club Executive Board

Geared toward people • •

& Seniors

with agriculture interest

Gave scholarships at the annual Agriculture Banquet Sponsored bamwarming (spring and fall)

Row: Shannon Barnes, Colin Johnson. Tiffany Quillen, Donna Whitehead, Jesse Cass and Chris Veatch. Row 2: Sara Rogers. Angela Niffen. Melissa Nichols. Jennifer Gladbach and Michelle Janssen. Row 3: Front

Jeff James. Grant Kimberley. Julie

Humphreys.

Amy

Mickelson. Jaime

Vanbelkum and Matt Van Schyndel. Back Row: Shawn Epperson. Holloway and Austin Nothwehr.

Pat


Groups

14.

Alpha Chi by Travis Dimmitt

Honor society recognizes student achievement According

to Dr.

Richard Frucht, the main

function of Alpha Chi

"No.

Alpha Chi sponsored conferences

pretty basic.

was an honor society." Frucht said.

it

1 .

was

out during Alpha Chi conferences."

ing

both the

at

Northwest chapter provided three

Chi honored achievement.

ticipants at each of these conferences.

be

but

elitist,

it

was

It

did not intend to

there to say, "look, these

people did some work.'"

and senior classes. Alpha Chi had been present at

Northwest since

1

990, and was one of three

principle national university honor societies.

Unlike some organizations that rewarded

members

for

cific area,

academic achievement

in a spe-

Frucht said Alpha Chi ran the gam-

Frucht said the cooking show had tradition within the

it

"And

scholarship

came

in

many

different forms."

The Northwest chapter of Alpha Chi

aver-

est.

Alpha Chi held resume and graduate

school workshops, but there were less formal

had not been an original Alpha Chi

to

get *Mr. Six Dishes in

do

became

of study excellence was expected. Frucht

popular of Alpha Chi

thought the variety of knowledge needed for

meetings was when

members,

Frucht held his an-

it

sort

they

like this

knew how

one proved

that although

to ease the pressures

of tough

Honor Societies Quaiifications

Top

W percent grade point average

in

thejunior

or senior class

Alpha Chi was an advantage especially "I

to its

beyond graduation.

know we

said so

one-third of the member's class

nual cooking show.

much about resumes,"

In this meeting. Al-

GPA in the top

Active campus leadership with a

Blue Key

Cardinal Key

Campus and community leadership, sophomores

GPA

5.5 OFA, juniors and seniors 3. Frucht said. "But

a

pha Chi members

was

sampled Frucht's

when Alpha Chi went on

Mortarboard resume,

it

said the person could think,

adaptable and could meet

new

challenges."

President Bahar Yildiz said Alpha Chi

gourmet cooking

still

in

school through

Must be Greek

with leadership

and service to

individual organization and University

with a variety of Phi Eta

helped students while

Seniors who showed service and leadership with a

GFA of 3.0 or above Order of Omega

Sigma

3.5 GFA or above after completing the first

dishes from different

semester of the individual's freshman year the awarding of

academic scholarships.

"The members were ships," Yildiz said.

eligible for scholar-

"Some

of them were given

cultures prepared as

Sigma Fi Sigma

"Dr. Frucht's cook-

Presidential orMartinLutherKing Jr. Scholarship recipients or similar qualifications

students watched.

Order

of

It

game show."

class loads as well,

Organization Alpha Chi

of like a

60 Minutes."

Alpha Chi members were indeed studious,

hiterdiscipliiiary was interdisciplinary;

Perhaps the most

because

idea.

Frucht said. "Then word got out

it,"

Meetings

meetings as well.

in all areas

bit

a

Northwest chapter, though

me

aged about one meeting per month, with the spring semesterbeing the organization's busi-

become

"Some group, somewhere asked a friend and

"The conferences honored scholarship," Frucht said.

Comprised of the top 10 percent of the junior

to four par-

great," Yildiz said. "It

should not have been missed."

regional and national levels. Frucht said the

"That was really the primary function. Alpha

show was always

Omega •

Phi Eta

Simga

Sigma

Pi

Sigma


Alpha

Chi-149

Agriculture Club Largest student organization on cannpus with over I'ronl (

iu

Row: Kim

Jipscn,

on Whitehead, Carrie

200 members

Brooke l.incbaugh, Christy

Hope Schloman. Melanie Vanbelkum. Devan Mieheic

Purtle,

Butts,

Jody Wilson.

Twy man and Amber Lane. Row 2: Jessiea Shaw, Iddings, Emily Rippc.

Row

Roberta dull and Melissa Hensan.

Jennifer

3:

Johannaber, Hrin Ciilmorc. Kalie Parpart, Debbie Turner, Kenna Wilmcs, Hrin (Jbermeyer.

Amy

Uteeh, Molly Klesath and Ronetta Waddell. Baek

Row: Ronnie Vaughn, Danny Foss, Kevin Rhodes,

Tom

Chalfant, Jason Dent, Beth Collins. Hrik

Fenner and Matt Miller.

Agriculture Council Group

of students

organizations

in

who represented

all

of the

the agricultural department

Held annual Agriculture Council banquet

Created newsletter for the agincuJture department

Row: Jesse Cass, Ben Anderson, Josh Wall and Crystal Meleher. Back Row: Dan Buckman, Chris Veatch, Eric Hill, Michael Waigand and Lawrence Wickersham. Front

Alpha Chi Students

in

top 10 percent of the juniors

and seniors

in all

disciplines

Promoted academic excellence and character by

Students presented papers/works

participating in and sponsoring Celebration of Quality

One

meetings.

at national

and regional

student earned one of 10 national scholarships

awarded by Alpha Chi Front

Row:

Douthat.

Carrie Sindelar, Angle Wilson, Bahar Yildiz and Charice

Row

2:

Lindie Patton, Stephany Louk, Tondee Voortman and

Ken Meyer. Back Row:

Travis Dimmitt, Chris Armiger, Matt

Goedken

and adviser Dr. Richard Frucht.

Alpha Psi

Omega Honorary dramatic society

Produced the Children's Christmas Show and took

Produced own mainstage productions

Front

Row: Alison Mizerski,

Jerry Nevins,

Kristine Hain and Jen Brandon Bernard and Paul Nevins.

it

Farris.

on tour

Back Row:


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American Marketing Association by Jason

Hoke

Members

learn to

network at conference Furthering the hves of

them gain

its

members

to help

insight into the woricing world

was

one of the functions of the American

AMA

Marketing Association.

speakers to the Northwest campus the

plans.

members realize what the real world had to

"We

got the chance to set up a booth

conference let

"We had

in Dallas,"

Jason Howell

us showcase things that

at

the

said. "It

we had done

come

campus." member Ginger

to

"We wanted members to get

Langemeier said.

chapter

as a

was attending

their annual

Collegiate Conference.

members

International

The conference gave

the opportunity to

meet people who

"Being on the executive board helped with different things like dealing

chance

to

Langemeier

was done,

to give

members more of

get their foot in said.

the

a

the different

and leadership

ways communication

skills

The annual conference

were developed."

that

their

door,"

"To show how marketing

AMA attended

how

"I

the business world ran

own

Susie McAllister said.

"That was the

main reason

companies

went.

about sales and marketing

get

the conference,"

had speakers from different types of talk

to

business connections at

You

that

I

also got

For a fund-raiser, American Marketing Association members gather up suckers into bundles to sell them. AMA also had a credit card application fund-raiser to help offset the

Sarah Phipps

expenses

and

business connections.

wanted

of the association.

activities

beyond campus. During

Homecoming and Northwest Week, organization

made

employees

Photo by

to further

T-shirts and sold

in the

the

them

to

Deli of the J.W. Jones

Student Union.

"That was a way for us to raise money,"

"We

also sold gift

wrap and

did other things to raise money."

The group

also

worked

in the

during Christmas. They donated

needy family

Advancing

The conference gave members the chance to see

"We wanted

was you were able to meet people

and get contacts."

had established successful careers beyond college.

and interacting

with people," Howell said. "The conference's biggest help

other schools were handling

McAllister said.

selected to attend the conference.

a chance to see what the real world was like."

One of the big functions of the organization

AMA

Northwest were usually the ones

at

how

their organizations."

the

The executive board members of the

a couple of different speakers

insight to

The group was not all about conferences and

individual basis.

group on campus."

offer.

skills

also gave each organization the

chance to showcase what they had done on an

brought

who helped

It

community

money

to a

in the area.

the

members'

future, giving a

helping hand, providing reference for jobs and

giving them the chance to meet those contacts

were the main components of

AMA.


M

A

A

5

1

1

Alpha Tau Alpha Professional organization for students

witfi

an

interest in agricultural education •

SciA'cil as iiulyus anil scorers lor liijzh

school agriciilliiral/FFA

coiUcsl •

Gave

tours ot'agricullurc lab localcd

I-Aliication

l-r(iiil

Tara

Agriculliire

in llic

Ccnlcr

Row; adviser

Dr.

Marvin Hoskcy. Curl Fricdcl. Travis Rasniussen,

Schramm and Tami Ferguson. Row

2:

Nicki (iray. Hcth Matlcson,

Ahcia Olson, Carrie Fisher and Cheslnia Smith.

Row

2:

Frie Miller.

Amher Mitchell, Beth Greunke, Koneltu Waddcll. Sherry Christensen and Billy Pottorlf. Back Row: Bryon Hoffman, Danny Chalfant and John Ferrell,

Phil Claypole. Clint Smith,

AAFCS

American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Professional organization for the Human Environmenlai Sciences Department

Raised money each year to take a

trip to

Chicago

to

learn about majors Front

Row

Row: Sara Henke. 2:

Kit Morgan, Jen Cooke and Emily Hoffsette. Angel McAdams, Angle Ward, Jessica Poinde.xter and Shannon

Mayo. Back Row: Erin Avery, Amy Blazek, Amber Bix, Alisha Bretz and Gina Hartsock.

American Marketing Association Attended annual International Collegiate Conference Row: Jennifer Thomas, Heather Ward. Dawn Tebbenkanip.Janelle Howard, Rita DelSignore, Jason Howell. Ginger Langenieier, Geri Front

Jennings. Lynette Schaffner and Sinan Atahan.

Row 2:

Sue Switzer. Jodi

Hurley, Annie Grab, Erika Sharp, Fori Segar, Cindy Tjeerdsina, Nikki

Holmes, Holly Pease and Juriana

Mohd

Nor.

Row

3:

Sarah Prchal,

Dannah Duecy, Emily Reese, Susie McAllister, Erin Speed. Angie Smothers, Sonya Stickelman, Ali Memet Abas and adviser Russ Northup. Back Row: Don Nothstine. Katrin Willmen, Angela Barnes, Greg Reichart, T.J. Schendel, Julius Heidarsson, Mark Dillenschneider, Sally Wortmann and Lauren Dorsey.

Amnesty

International Northwest

Coordinated

awareness •

Followed

efforts to increase public

of

human

rights

their goal to ensure that the

abuses

United Nations

Human

Rights Charter was enforced through international cooperation •

Stimulated pressure against

human

rights abusers

worldwide

through letter-writing campaigns Front

Row: Dovelle

Kriegel.

Angela Zieber. Nura Zainul Abiden and

Ruth Elfont. Back Row: David Douglass, Kelly Grebe, Sarah Colin and

Mark

Dillenschneider.


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152

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Alliance of Black Collegians Tegen

by Jackie

Multicultural activities

help celebrate history Although February was

set aside for

Black

County area

to

promote black

history.

History Month, the goal of Alliance of Black

Dependent on the age group, the students

Collegians was to bring knowledge of black

learned about different black leaders and

ancestors to

The focus

ABC

campus fell

all

heavily on February

scheduled numerous

activities.

the celebration of

said. "It

was

But the

a true celebration of the harvest,

was

first

last for the rest

of the

thing the group planned

to tour different schools in the

students

to help

Nodaway

Fame and

Memorial Walk

may have had and

to give

them a

had

it

was

a tradition," Merril said.

(Campus

Vanosdale helped a

children were not the only ones to

benefit from the learning process.

Members

took something away with them, also.

would reinforce a sense of pride of who

they were," Wood said. "I think all the students

for

"We

a lot of different speakers that called us to

Kim

Merril said.

the Martin Luther

walk was something we had done

Jr.

help out.

"It

Jr.

"The Hall of Fame and

better understanding of our culture," president

The

The group came back from winter break

The

we hoped

years so

which was the purpose of Kwanza."

semester.

"In going to the schools,

culture and to clear up the stereotypes that the

Wood

Hall of

were sponsored during Black History Month.

history.

Kwanza, an Africanand dance.

ABC

King

the Martin Luther

King

great," sponsor Liz

with fresh ideas to

black

have a strong sense of pride no

Events such as the

students understand African-American

festival of folk tales

"The turnout was

when

in

to

matter what their ethnic background was."

December with

education of the past began in

American

watched videos on important events

year long.

needed

Among

Activities Director) lot to find

Bryan

speakers."

\

the speakers the group chose were

gospel singer

Kenny Ray and comedian

Dr.

The group hoped everyone

Bertice Berry.

involved, campus,

community and group

members would come away with something for their efforts.

"We hoped

they enjoyed the speakers,"

Merril said. "Although our name was Alliance

we opened our doors

of Black Collegians,

to

anyone and everyone. The motto we used was "It's

notjust a black thing.'

people to

come

get to

It

know

was us,

a chance for

and

in turn, a

chance for us to have gotten to know them."

After finishing his piano solo at the Alliance of

Black Collegians' spring talent show, the

audience applauds John Nachtrub's performance. The show was held in the Baptist Student Union to involve more students. Photo by Craig Piburn


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Blue Key Mason

by Kim

Leadership

skills prevail

despite busy schedules Tower Queen was

a title sought annually

by

for

members of Blue Key.

Sanchez said.

nominated Northwest women. However,

Because Blue Key organized the Tower

without Blue Key behind the scenes to

Queen competition and coordinated the queen

coordinate the event,

smoothly as

it

it

might not have run as

competition, which took place during

Week

every spring. Secretary

Jessica Fette said crowning the

during Northwest

Tower Queen

Week was

similar to

athletics

At meetings members helped one another find

ways

to

improve

their representation

leadership skills. The

BlueKey was an honor society comprised of

men and women who

along."

excelled in scholastics.

and campus leadership.

Frank Grube was the

first

new

ideas and

encouragement Blue Key members received

from each other were

utilized in the other

organizations they were involved

person to sponsor

Blue Key on the Northwest campus. Virgil

and

"We

in.

helped the individual members," Fette

said.

new members was

in the fall.

Albertini took over the responsibility of

organization on campus had the

sponsoringBlueKeyfromGrube.In 1998,Pat

meeting agenda item. Current Blue Key

McLaughlin advised the

members nominated

crowning the Homecoming Queen

Any

its

busiest time of year.

did.

Blue Key coordinated the Tower Queen

Northwest

nominations, the spring semester was

"We liked each other. We all got

opportunity to nominate a

woman

and any

woman on cainpus could be nominated, except

society,

Even with members who were very

active in

other areas

members

the

of this

students they

felt

also a

should

be considered for acceptance into the organization.

women

They looked

for

men and

with high leadership responsibilities

honors organization

on campus and a high

found time to meet

possible candidates. This nomination process

least

at

once a month.

Vice president Marisa Sanchez said the

members looked

forward

to

together

getting at

the

monthly meetings.

Tower Queen candidates are announced in spring 1 997. The competition was sponsored by Student Senate and Blue Key, an honor society known for their leadership at Northwest. The Tower Queen crowning took place during Northwest Week. Photo by Silas Williams

Recruitment for

"We enjoyed seeing each other,"

level of scholarship as

took place once during the spring and semesters.

When

the

fall

new members were

accepted, a small initiation ceremony and

dinner were held in their honor.

There was a prevailing sense of friendship

among

the

members of Blue Key. Those who

were involved

in the

organization carried this

friendship from the society into their daily lives.


Blue

Key

1

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Beta Sigma Phi International cultural, service •

Consisted

women

o\

of

uidiip lor non-tr;Klition;il iTtuil Kovv:

IVjjgy

Vuginiii Peters

and

all iiycs ;intl

women

;in(J Siiiidi

social organization

sltvcxI us

;i

support

students.

Maee. Buek Row: Lesley

I'iiaekcr.

James and Joannie Kidder.

Blue Key Comprised

of well-balanced, high caliber individuals

whose

scholastic, athletic, and campus accomplishments have defined Northwest leadership

Required

Front

be

to

and active

in

top one third of class scholastically

other activities and organizations

in

Row: Chris Pavalis, Marisa Sanchez and Jessica Fette. Row 2: Nick Aschentrop and Derrick Beasley. Back Row: adviser Dr.

Inzerello, Robert

Patrick McLaughlin. Chris Greisen,

Leah Johansen, Brian Cooley and

Gabriel Rangel.

C-MENC

Officers

& Seniors

Collegiate-Music Educators National Conference •

Provided additional music education for

Promoted and supported music education and neighboring .schools

its

members community

in the

Row: Kourtney Strade. Tiffany Leever, Julia Bookless. Amanda Mendon, Sarah Ehly, Jealaine Vaccaro, Ryan Kenney and Ashley Dougan. Row 2: Melody Alford, Melissa Hooker, Beth Ferry and Jamie Welch. Back Row: Vanessa Mannasmith, Nathan O'Donnell. Mark Murphy, Kevin Johnson and Amanda Brown. Front

C-MENC Collegiate-Music Educators National Conference •

Hosted junior high small ensemble/solo contest Attended Conference at Tan-Tar-A

MMEA

Front

Row: Amanda Graham. Karen Kirby. Beth Green. Melissa

Auwarter. Gillian Sterago, Camilla Geuy. Sarah Thomas. Kara Lemon.

LuWanna

McCurdy and Megan Whitney Dougherty, Melissa Reidlinger, Jessica Woodruf. Jessica Smith. Maria Newquist. Richard Colon, Loren Bridge. Hershey, Natalie Brown, Sarah

VanALsdne.

Megan

Brixey.

Row Sam :

Row

2:

Megan Allbaugh. Carey Mills and Megan Morris. Back Lowman. Seth Wheeler, Jmi Beerends, Christo-

Crust. Allen

pher Fisher. Michael Edmonds,

Adam Canwnghl, Nathan Holgate, Zane

Knudtson. Eric Woodward, Kalin Tapp and Casey Whitaker.


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Campus

Activity

Programmers

Heard from students about the kinds of entertainment tfiey would like to see at Northwest that students

Brought the big entertainment

the 1996-97 school year, including

and Jim

had asked for

in

Bryan White. David Spade

Wand - Campus Activities Director Bryan new graduate assistant - Jill Newland

Acquired a new adviser

Vanosdale Front

Row:

-

and

Amy

a

Carpenter, Becky Kondas, Carl Cameron, Jennifer

Davidson and Jamie Harris.

Row

2:

Sarah Bohl, Melody Moreland.

Marcella Schaeffer. Jennifer Wirthele. Lori Casey and David Miller. Back Row: Steve Adams. Anthony Callaghan Edelen. Colleen Cooke.

Cammy

Newton. Wilhelmena Thomas. Heather Ortman and Pat

Iske.

Chemical Abuse Resource & Education Provided safe alternatives to drinking on

campus

Sponsored events such as Alcohol Awareness Week. Safe

Non-profit residential

Spring Break and The Green life

organization

Front Row: Carol LaFaver, Heather Libby. Stephany Louk. Nicole Fizette

Amber Monroe, Jill Ebmeier, Nidn Jeremy Walker, Melissa Gilkison, Jessica Anderson and Jason

and Christine Sebastian. Back Row: Goil,

Gibson.

Campus Crusade

for Christ

Leaders

Attended conferences in Denver in December and a fall retreat in southern Missouri in October •

Raised money

Front

Row:

Julie

to

pay for conference,

trips

Emehiser and Elisa Kramer.

Michelle Gaines. Heather Willis, Josh Norris,

Becky

and other events

Row

2:

Miller.

Duane Hazelton and Ryan Blanks.

Campus Crusade Weekly

Kerry Baldwin,

Ward and Teresa Ganger. Back Row: Jay

for Christ

Bible studies, cell groups, weekly meetings

and discipleship Row: Jenny Fuller. Sarah Alexander. Tami Ferguson, Fang Li, Anna Bradshaw, Leila Jones and Sarah Johnson. Row 2: Sarah Derks, Front

Lori Casey, Jami Masonbrink, Travis Dimmitt, Angela Johnston. Pat

Johnson, Jennifer Jensen.

Row

Kim Kizer. Neil Neumeyer and Jay me Warren.

Bums. John Luke Tingley. Chanell Hill. Erin Peterson and Karl Schweigel. Back Row: Mark Hornickel. Joy Frisbie. Carrie Mace. Sarah McCurdy. Nikki McNally. Micah Thieszen, Jessica Smtih, Leigh Meyer. Bryan Smith and Mike Varel. 3:

Catrina Hintz. Shelly Albertsen. Jackie Six, Matt

Szyhowski.

Amy

Rust.


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Campus Crusade

for Christ by

Mandy Benge

Student-run group offers

and discipleship

faith L'nlikc

many otherCampus Crusade forChrist

At a typical meeting, members would take

worship and announcements.

organi/ations around the counliy, the North-

part in praise,

west branch ofCrusade was completely

Then they would sometimes

Weekly

students.

by

rini

bible studies, ceil groups.

Thursday meetings, also called "Real Lite" meetings, and programs of discipleship were all

planned, set up and brought to fruition by a

leadership team of nine students. "It

was more

because

I

Baldv\ in said.

me

the leadership team." Kerry

"We

took so

ity

as students. There

do

it

much

was no

responsibil-

staff

member

to

The worship was cross-denominational attract students

from

all

to

backgrounds of the

A few of the many functions that were planned by the leadership team were annual

trips.

Ev-

ery year, the Catalytic ministry ventured off on fall retreat in

southern Missouri in October

and to a conference

in

Denver

in

December to

meet with otherCampus Crusade groups

in the

constant

life,

but

trait: their

The group took separate men's and women's February 1998. This was done

in

order to help further their mission to reach the students on

campus and

let

them knins about

"Campus Crusade was one riences

I

had

exciting to selected speakers from all

speakers shared a

love for God.

work

Though they

for

who

en-

joyed the same beliefs as me," Corey Potts

of the best expe-

Baldwin

said. "It

was

God."

did not have a

through a

staff,

leadership group of nine students still

message of Jesus Christ

Campus

able to bring the

to the

Northwest

community with perserverance and hard work.

said.

Others also liked the opportunity to worship with those

who believed the same as they did.

said she enjoyed the Christian inter-

action.

"I

loved the opportunity to

done

in

let

my

people about

them hear about what He had

life,

and also

what he had done

Baldwin

tell

let

me

hear about

in other peoples' lives."

said.

Potts said

Campus Crusade was

often con-

sidered one of the most effective organizations

on campus as

far as getting out publicity

that

were enjoyable.

Usually 63 to 70 students attended each weekly

Thursday "Real Life" meeting. The enjoy-

ment of meetings was important

to

Baldwin,

who said Campus Crusade for Christ was one

Mike Varel warms up Campus Crusade for

was very Jesus Christ.

in college."

Crusade for Christ was

enjoyed meeting with people

and having meetings

region.

retreats in

walks of

Christ and

University.

a

all

Baldwin

for us."

a speaker.

The leadership team

"I

personal, especially for

was on

mony and

listen to a testi-

reer.

of the major highlights of her Northwest ca-

his

keyboard before a

Christ meeting. Music

important to the group during the

meeting. Photo by Chris Galltz


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Cardinal Key Honor society where members were selected by grade point average and volunteer activities •

Philanthropy was the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation

Adopted grandparents at Parkdale Manor Participated in highway clean-up

Front

Row: Dana Luke, Kathy Keams, Eve Mechanic, Cara Weber and

Row

Joannie Kidder.

2:

Sarah Derks, Kit Morgan, Courtney Trueblood,

Starla Sands, Julie Norlen, Heather Cutler

Row: Jayme Warren, Stacy Plummer.

Jill

and Travis Dimmitt. Back Templin, Jon VonSeggem.

Leah Johansen and Kelly Ferguson.

Chinese Student Association Helped international students adapt and culture

Moon Cake

to

environment

Sponsored a

Celebrated the Chinese

Hosted the Multicultural Dinner with the International

Festival

New

Year

Students Organization

Row: Nai-Hua Wu, Xiyun Gu. Rong Zheng and Sharon Low. Back Row: Yan-Hoong Chan, adviser Gerald Kramer, Siwei Kuang, LiYang Wu and Chin Yan Chen. Front

Christian Strived to

know Jesus just

at

Campus House

a personal

level

and not

a religious one

Went on

Strived to equip students to be effective in ministry and

a mission trip each spring break

service to Jesus Christ

Row: Peggy Marriott, Jennifer Brunk, Angela Wood, Laura StanBowen, Jennifer Davidson, Lori Casey, Joy Warren and Fang Li. Row 2: Racheal Brown, Bobbi Hankins, Loren Messer, Karen Heyle, Lisa Allen, Jon Lucas, Brandon Hawkins, Nicole Lister and Melissa Drydale. Back Row: Nate Watson, Matt Strauch, Jamin Howell, Kristi Wiederstein, Meranda Adwell, Cheryl Dunham, Jenni Nicholson, Justin Fletcher. Brian Swink and Rodger Charley. Front

ley, Valerie

Computer Management Society Members

consisted of computer

management

or

business majors •

Provided internships and encouraged open involvement Provided guest speakers to give information about career opportunities

Took

Front

field trips to

Row: Melissa

Chris Peasley.

Row

technology-based corporations

Bleeker, Derrick Vidacak, Dylan DePrenger and

2:

Emily Reese, Angela Smith, Eileen Allen, Jeanne

Swames, Cindy Tjeerdsma, Rhiannon Brann and Melanie Rimmer. Back Row: Andrew Saeger, Bany Audsley, Robert Ackerson, Krissy Sparks, Angela Riley, Craig Schieber, Shawn Sandell and Devin Warrington.


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Chinese Student Association by Barry Piatt

Chinese heritage shared through rituals Even though

was

it

called the Chinese Stu-

dent Associaiioii. the organization was

up of more than

just

"We had people

Chinese students.

in the Pacific

our group," adviser Gerald Kramer

Rim

in

organization consisted of 1 8 members. Liyang

Wu served as the vice president,

various types of costumes.

with Fran Li

New

"I

enjoyed the play the most,"

was

which the students participated throughout the

was

to

these activities

promote understanding of the Chinese

culture while having fun at the

same

Moon Cake

moon

Festival and

in

which we

sang certain songs and were served a rich cake,"

Kramer

Chinese legend

was

like a

said. "It

was from an ancient

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; kind of

like a

mythology.

It

western festival."

Another big event

in

took place Feb.

6. It

Kuang

said the group did not have to rely

heavily on fund raisers in order to be able to its

functions. In 1997. they received

$1,200 from Student Senate,

left.

Student Senate depended on bers

we

CSA

had."

Kuang

encouraged

how many mem-

said,

all

ethnic groups to learn

about and celebrate Chinese traditions and heritage,

said.

which

pated

CSA

partici-

were the

in

Din-

which was held

the spring,

and

a

picnic that kicked off the beginning of the

school year.

At the Multicultural Dinner, the group

New Year, which

joined forces with

a festival that con-

members of the Inter-

was

types of artifacts from their native lands.

showed up," Kuang

which the organization

participated was the Chinese

to wait to eat their

"We were really happy that so many people

ner,

of the

90 people attended, forcing

dinner until after their guests had

ebration. festival

hold a fashion show and show off various

"The amount of money we received from

members

Multicultural

was a

said. "It

The group expected about 60 people to show

incorporated traditional activites into the cel-

"It

ner,

Two other events in

time.

CSA members participated in a national celebration called the

Wu

a lot of fun."

organization in

national Students Organization to serve a din-

sponsor

secretary.

One purpose of

by

Year, a buffet-style dinner, a play and a

up, but nearly

school year.

The program of

Kramer, a history lesson about the Chinese

serving as treasurer and Eric Tan serving as

The organization had four major activities

in

game.

said.

William Kuang, the

to president

and the students dressed

the evening consisted of a speech given

from Hong Kong, Malaysia

and most of the countries

According

made

sisted of nuisic,

A crowd fills the Mandarin restaurant during the Chinese Student Association's Moon Cake Festival. The festival included a dinner and entertainment. Students adapted a traditional Chinese fable about fate and destiny into a play. Photo by Sarah Phipps


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Fellowship of Christian Athletes by

Casey Hargreaves

Athletes run spiritual race

spread gospel

to

Fellowship of Christian Athletes was a national organization that

wholesome

promoted

a clean

and

The group's goal was

lifestyle.

to

spread and present the gospel of Jesus Christ to

anyone and everyone who was willing

to lis-

"FCA gave me the opportunity to fellowship with other Christians," Derks said.

me become

my

Fellowship of Christian Athletes consisted

in the

was

encouraged study of certain Bible

more familiar with

FCA

held a tailgating party during

coming 997, and decided for the 1

Homecoming

participate in the

will.

first

Hometime

learning about God's plan for our lives," Sara

hopes of gaining some more publicity

Azdell said.

themselves.

basketball, cross country, volleyball

from the

and

foot-

"The parade was a

limited to just athletes:

other Christian organizations on campus, such

to the student

Sarah Derks, a four-year

member

of

FCA,

said the organization provided her with a mul-

and a chance to meet and

converse with other people of her

faith.

Campus Crusade

for Christ, the

Center and Christian Campus House

them

there.

The

rec center

Wesley to join

was provided

for

lot

Besides the

engaged

in a

ir

foi

of fun," Bryce Atkin;

gave us a chance

said. "It

as

At the beginning of

FCA rented

out the Student Recreation Center and invited

invited.

titude of experiences,

and spring semesters.

organization entered a jalopy into the parade

But

ball teams, as well as non-varsity athletes.

membership was not

In the fall

tc

parade. Tht

J.W. Jones Student Union. varsity athletes

ÂŁ

meet and fellowship witf

to

"We gained insight by studying the Bible and

The group included

anyone was

God's

good opportunity

said. "It

other Christians."

faith."

FCA

on campus came," Sara Azdell

Mon-

of around 50-75 members, and met on

day nights

helped

a stronger leader and stronger in

chapters in order to become

ten.

"It

"About 75 people from other organizations

to get our

name ou

body."

Homecoming number of

parade,

FCA

fund-raisers.

als(

One o

the biggest fund-raisers of the year include(

programs

Arrowhead Stadium dur

students as an alternative to the bars on a

selling

Saturday night.

ing two Kansas City Chiefs games.

at

Member

worked during halftime of the games and wen

each meeting, members of Fellowship of

able to raise approximately $1,200 for thei

Christian Athletes sing and perform

organization.

memmood to

Though on

skits to get the

bers

in

the

worship. Aftersinging

and performing

seemed

to

first

glance the group's nami

exclude some. Fellowship of Chris

skits,

members break

into

tian Athletes

was

in reality a collection

o

small groups to study

a different book from not just a group for athletes;

FCA was an organi

zation that tried to expand

its

FCA was

the Bible.

terested

people anyone could join.

anyone in

in-

God was

welcome. Photo by Jackie Tegen

to better

perform

its

horizons in orde

mission of spreading th

gospel of Jesus Christ.


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Delta Business Honor Society

Oigani/ecl

Jiiiiioi

AeliiL'VL'mciii I'n)j:r;iin wilh

Washington

Mitkllc School •

Members were

seleelecl busetl

lo be in ibe lop

20 percent

JTont

Row: Jon VonSeggern.

and Nancee Jones.

Row

ol'

on

point average and had

giiitle

and Senior classes

the .lunioi

Kristy Giermann.

2:

Dana Luke, Angle Wilson

Denise Herbers, Charicc Douthat, Teri

Buliman. Angela Wonderly, Pamela Morgan. Jennifer Hotlnian. Allison llapplc and

I.

on Snodgrass. Row

'I'ondee Voortnian,

3:

Renae Otteinann. Angela Sehieber.

.Sletanie

Jody Wood.

Meyer, Alison

Philippi,

Howard and Anne .Sagcr. Back Row: Jet'fOwen, Brett Lind. Devin Warrington. Craig .Sehieber, Curtis Scott and Dan Morris.

Janelle

Delta

Tau Alpha National Agriculture Honor Society

Recognized agricultural students achieving high academic standards

Members be

selected based on grade point average and have to

in the top

Puipose

Front

is

Row:

to

35 percent of their

cla.ss after

three semesters

promote agriculture

Crystal Melcher and Bill Herder. Back

Row: Josh Wall,

Michelle Janssen, Julie Humphreys and Colin Johnson.

Dieterlch Hall Council Held food drive • •

for local

food bank

Adopted a family for the hoHday Co-sponsored 1980s dance with South Complex

Row: Ryan Gove, Brian Hopf. Joshua Updike and Doug Montgom2: Jeffrey Simonson. Adrian Jones and Shawn Sandell. Back Row: Mike Skinner, Troy McDaniels, Jacob Reeser, Jeffrey Hibbs and Front

ery.

Row

Brian Schaefer.

FCA Upperclassmen Promoted a healthy

lifestyle,

both physically and spiritually Front

Row: Sara

Azdell, Corey Potts.

Dana Luke, Lindie

Patton, Melanie

Coleman, Marcus Whitworh, Andrea Saceo, Jessica Lyons. Kristina

Wilbum. Jenny Reynolds and

Scott Jermain.

Row 2:

Lynette Archdekin,

Landi VanAhn, Missy Carter, Carla Janssens. Rebecca Flaugh. Heather Libby, Theresa Brueck. Allison Edwards, Stefanie Meyer, Jeff

Kraig Evans and Chanell

Hill.

Back Row: Don

Owen.

Ferree. Michael Helling.

Jay Willis. John Szyhowski. Bryce Atkins, Matt Ban Schyndef, George

Gordon. Brett Lind. Nate Blackford. Grant Kimberley, Daniel Keys and Darin Ca.sev.


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Tower Gaming Society

Fellowship of the by Jon Baker

Friendship plus fantasy

equals fun for Fellowship With just a roll of the dice and a quick spin of the wheel. Fellowship of the

Society added a

little

fun to

Tower Gaming

some Northwest

Fellowship of the Tower

Gaming

Society

Mo-

nopoly, Life and Risk, the group also played

also held other events, including a

more specialized games,

tournament open to

called role-playing

In

all

students

Monopoly

who attended

the University.

many

role-playing games, the people

Fellowship of the Tower Gaming Society

gaming convention

also sponsored an annual

board

order to play the game. Players had to decide

on campus. The organization sent a mailing to

social-

exactly what their characters' strengths and

registered

each other. Along with the board

weaknesses were and how the characters were

attend the convention, called Villecon.

able to handle certain choices as they pro-

Villecon provided these gamers with an op-

ceeded through the game. Fellowship of the

portunity to get together to discuss, develop

Tower Gaming Society members participated

and play games.

common

interests in a variety of

games and other types of games could

in role-playing

games

called

Dragons and White Wolf,

Dungeons and

as well as

many

The organization pand

also

hoped they could ex-

their horizons into other varieties of

"We were

going to

games available computer

in

Society,

provided

Phillips

and

Through

to relax.

lab," vice president

came from Kansas

David Tilley

City

this

event and the others they spon-

Tower Gaming

gaming Northwest students

Though Fellowship of

Soci-

a chance

Tower Gaming

the

Society was by definition an organization

cape from the college

the people

for a

game

night.

life into

stress, trials

and

travails of

an imaginative world

full

of

dedicated to fun, those with

it

common

was also a place where interests

could

come

to-

gether in friendship. At least once a month,

members of the group were

able to relax in a

a board game. The group

members

role-playing

Amy Roh

where Gary

RPGA-Role Playing Game As-

and Iowa."

Thompson-Ringold's

This gave the members an opportunity to es-

Tilley play

players across the nation to

sociation-sanctioned games," Tilley said.

ety gave

The group met monthly

Gaming

played

having computer

start

said.

of Franken Hall hosted the monthly meeting of Fellowship of the Tower

game

sored. Fellowship of the

games.

The main lounge

"We

"Most of

others.

David

role-playing games, but at certain times they

playing had to create fictional characters in

was an organization where individuals who

ize with

like

games.

students' lives.

had

games most people knew about,

with an avenue to play games, as well as others. P/70to by

magic and warriors. For the most part. Fellowship of the

Tower Gaming Society focused on

gaming atmosphere and leave the pressures of school,

work or

life in

general behind them.


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Fellowship of Christian Athletes Organized Bible studies •

Mot once

week

a

for an

lioiii

ol

singing praise songs, fellow-

and Bible study

ship,

Row:

Fninl

Keiri Eckersoii. Jcniiilc]

k-iiscn.

NKki

ITcifcr, Jennifer

Hrannen, Aiulrea Grant, Holly llouk and Joy Warren. Kallill,

Row

2:

Kelii

Katy Hawley, Heather Dunker, Jessy .Smith, Megan Coleman.

Row 3: Denise .Sump, BryAiin Cook, Marcy Ruekrnan, Kiniberly Reese, Andrea Reams, Sara Buneh, Jenny Samson, Nicole Abylol, Angela Smith, Julia StclTes ;ind

Tiffany Johnston, Ellen Blunil and Leigh Meyer.

Amy

Ross. Back Row: Brian Swink, Matthew Mallicoat, John Washer, Nicholas Drake, Phil Glorioso, Justin Beeck, Jason Gassmann. Michael Taylor. Jamin Howell and Chris Higgs.

Fellowship of the Tower

Gaming Society

Provided outlet for competitive computer gaming •

Society which enjoyed playing others

who

games and being with

shared the same interests

Played games ranging from board games to role-playing

games Front Row: Sam Frazier II, Sarah Collin and David Tilley. Back Row; John Edwards, Kevin Elmore, Matt Smith and Anton Dimov.

Financial Held social •

Brought

in

Management

Association

activities, including tours

and

field trips

guest speakers on various aspects of the business

and finance world •

Offered tutoring services for finance classes

Held an annual book

sale as a

fund raiser

Row: Crystal Houk, Jody Wood, Stefanie Meyer and Julie Bookless. Back Row: Cori Worrall, Brett Lind, Murat Doganguzel, Marcus Whitworth and Jillian Paulson. Front

Franken

Hall Council

Promoted community interaction among upperclassmen •

Sponsored such ride.

activities as

an

all-hall

Super Bowl party, laundry

barbecue, hayrack

lottery, air

hockey and pool

tournaments, and a hot cocoa social Front

Row: Kari Hogya, Cassie Ledford and

Row:

Tom Winghart, Tom DeBlauw, Tiffany Wolf and .Andrew

Natalie Porterfield.

Back

Saeger.


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164

Forensics Traveled to •

many

tournaments throughout the year

different

Received second place

placed

fifth in

Division

Team

at

1996-97 State Tournament and

II at

the National Forensics Association

National Tournament Front

Row: Kim Reitsma, Annie Chromy, Casey Wikstrom, Daria Kim.

Angela McMahon. Teresa Parvin and Sarah Johnson. Bilyeu, Justin Burton. Jeannie Baker. Stacy Sanchelli.

coach. Pat Johnson and Denise Hastings. Back

Row

Braden

2:

Maya

Staylor;

Row: Josh Updike. Nick

Busken, Tyler Carstens, Scott Horn, Valerie Colton, coach Chris Thomas,

and Director of Forensics Willian Cue.

Gamma Theta Strived to promote •

Had

a 3.0

GPA

geography awareness

geography requirement banquets twice a year

Held

Celebrated Geography Awareness

initiation

Upsilon

Week

Front

Row: Angela Mittan, Angle Barbour,

Juliet

Martin and

Mamawi

Kiistin Roach, Jenny

Farmer.

Row

2:

Terri

Harwood,

Jill

Maeder,

sponsor Dr. Charles Dodds,

DeBuhr. Jordan Monroe and Billy Hillhouse. Back

Row: Wally Schrock,

Jeff Custard,

Derek

Owen

and Larry Nanneman.

Geology/Geography Club Took various field trips which included caving, camping, geode hunting, movies and speakers and book clubs

Fund

Held year-end and welcome back picnics

Met twice

raisers included rock

a

month

Front Row: adviser Jeff Bradley, Carolyn Willis, Jen Ensley and Stacey Roberts.

Hispanic American Leadersiiip Organization Promoted the Hispanic community on and

off

campus •

Motto was "Amor y Pas a tedos" Helped to educate about Hispanic languages and cultures

Was

involved with youth activities

Front Row: Dr. Alejandro Ching, Marisa Lux. Magdaelena Garcia. Viniara Gutierrez and

Armando Gonzlez-Salinsa. Back Row:

IV, Leticia Mendoza, Susan Garrett and

Rosanna Munoz.

Jesse

Mora


Forensics

by

Jammie Silvey

Peer coaching helps tough competition team

to

win propelled the forensics

Throughout

into state competition.

the

year the team faced competition mainly from four-state region of Iowa, Missouri.

the

Kansas and Nebraska.

The team had been

wave of success

during recent years. Within the past five years. they had placed second four times and

once

at

the state tournament. For

many

first

years

standing they had been considered strong

had always been a strong program within

the boundaries

it

had," adviser William

Cue

part of the

backing behind their program that made

many

solid for so

stress

of the hard work, the

by finding ways

In order for

team members

to qualify for the

national tournament, they needed to finish in the top three

at

three

major tournaments. With

man\ tough competitors,

this

was a difficuh

task for the students to attain.

Each of

members had dedication and had

competition into one." Cue said. "The success

the dean, department. University and team."

Cue

credited the team's prosperity in past

seasons to

thing about the team

was they worked

al 1

of these and the dedication of the

students,

hard and enjoyed themselves a lot."

Cue

said.

On their long night drives to and

prided

itself for

well on the

little

being able to eat

money

they were

to

a

members, who sometimes before

campus

dawn in

left

or got back to

the early

morning

be

schedule, team members said they still

enjoyed themselves.

Cue

new members

major thing for the

hours. Despite their hectic travel

many tournaments.

In order to teach the

was

the

dedicated with the competition they faced in

the tricks

said he believed the

team

did a good job showcasing what

of the trade, the team used peer coaching. With

Northwest had

peer coaching, the upperclassmen. or those

and provided team members the

who had been on the team the longest, coached

opportunity to put what they

to offer students,

With imaginary microphones, sics

the

to

fun.

it

"One

all

by combining academics and

of the team was a combination of support from

years.

While focusing on

make

it

the University

provided for meals. Traveling

said.

their

may have been

in

from competitions, the team

competition. "It

speaker. This also

team overcame

riding a

165

Team

Forensics

High hopes

â&#x20AC;˘

new members

tion of speeches

in their

delivery, construc-

and the good aspects of a

learned

in

the classroom to use.

"The forensics team highlighted

team warm up

at

members

of the foren-

a practice. The

members

tongue twisters and practiced facial expressions to prepare for competition. Photo by Amy Roh recited


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Horticulture Club by Kim Mansfield

Green-thumbed students go beyond definition The

definition of horticulture, according to

"Webster's Dictionary," of raising and tending

is

In the

community, the Horticulture Club did

landscapingforprivate homes, foraprice. The

told

vegetables, flow-

club also did things for the elderly residents,

many

ersorornamental plants." But the Horticulture

such as helping out

Club was much more than

Care Center.

aged

all

that.

They encour-

plant enthusiasts to get involved as a

hobby.

pumpkins

in

and flowers

October, poinsettias at Christmas in the spring, but not

knew the sales were put on by

everyone

the Horticulture

Club. They propagated the plants, which

meant they bred

the different ones for the

remind patients of

Hollingsworth.

He

Dor

patented yellow peonies

there were only red, pink and white, with

some

donated plants to the health care center.

variations.

Through

this club, the

members

also found

The

Horticulture Club

owned

half of one ol

on campus. The members

out about scholarships, job openings, and got

the greenhouses

contacts with people in the field,

took time out of their schedules every day

There were between

1

3 and

20 members

in

which held meetings

take care of the watering and general upkeep oi their plants in the greenhouse.

was

"It

a

good experience because

in the

greenhouse you got hands-on experience,'

field trips with the

Courtney Burgert

they raised sales.

was from one of

said.

Former president Mary Maurer had gotten a lot out of the club.

good about what

how

these trips that Dr.

and

Alex Ching recalled

ness.

It

said that she

made her fee]

the club did for the elderlj

they taught environmental aware-

memory.

"If they could learn to take care of a plant

He took a group of 20

they could leam to take care of themselves,'

to

some botanical

the greenhouse on campus, Lori Patton takes her turn to water the

wide variety of plants. Members of the Horticulture Club were responsible for making sure the plants were well-taken care of. The club also

to

Sometimes they took

his fondest

by Sarah Phipps

also had speakers such as

home and to cheer them up. At Christmas, they

It

botanical gardens. Photo

said.

that,

from the plant

their learning of plants outside of the

"That was very satisfying," Ching

through genetic engineering. Before

money

expanded

a group ask sc

their

to

every other week.

In

tour guide

questions.

The club

the Horticulture Club,

sales.

Maryville Health

For one project, they landscaped the Alzheimer's unit

Everyone had seen the plant sales on campus,

at the

later, the

him they had never had

"the art or science

fruits,

Ching recalled how

guide.

gardens.

The group

Mauer

said.

With a love

asked several ques-

that sponsors

of the tour

sure to grow.

greenhouse by touring tions

for plants

and the environmen

and members had, the group wai


Horticulture Club'167

Heartland View Student-produced four-state travel and leisure •

magazine

llonoa-d by AssociiilctI Colk-gialc Press as an All-Amciican publication

Received a gold medalist

Irom the College Scholastic

standiiii;

Press Association •

Saw

Front

staff

grow

members

to largest ever, with 19

Row: Courtenay Morris, Craig

Cooke, Becky Miller, Rob

Diivall

Tom tX-niiiglon. Sarah Row 2: Heather Cutler, Colleen

Pibiirn.

Kulisky. Vanessa Stropc and Joan Kidder.

and Kalhy Broeky. Back Row: Jackie

Tegen. Chris Galitz, Kyle Niemann, Leah

Bym

and Peggy Zimmerman.

HPERDClub For majors and minors

in

the health, physical

education, recreation and dance department •

Ushered

Professionally active in National Conferences and perform

at

Northwest Missouri State basketball games

professional duties Front Row: Tena

Wurdeman,

Waldbillig, Cassie Ledford and Julie Doyle.

Terri Bryan.

Julie Norlen, Becky Doyle, Olivia Maureen O'Malley. Row 2: Amy Key,

Ashley Heermann. Elizabeth Hall, Leslie Dickherber and Back Row: sponsor Reid Johannsen, Jeff Ferguson, Jeremy

Greenwatt. Stephen Fahring and Todd Thompson.

Horticulture Club

Organized plant sales

in

the

winter

fall,

and

spring,

plus holidays •

Offered speakers and plant propagation parties

Donated plants to local nursing homes Maintained their own greenhouse

Front

Row:

Dr. Alex Ching,

Lynn Mann, Dixie CeLee, Carol LaFaver and

Mooy McMilian. James Wolker and Laura Campbell. Back Row: Clifton Comer. Devin Dr. Johanne Fairchild. Lori Patton, Jennifer Bolyard.

Skillman.

Mary Maurer. Dave Ruzicka, John

Ferrell

and Jeffrey

Goettemoeller.

Hudson

Hall Council

Provided programming for Hudson Hall residents

and offered

hall fitness

passes

Organized a

Sponsored trick-or-treaters for Halloween Organized stress-relievers during finals week

Front

Row:

hall clothing drive before

Christmas

adviser Catherine Hamlin. Alison Thornton. Angel Harris-

Lewis. Maggie Rice and Staei Drake.

Row

2:

Melissa Drydale. Sara

Henke. Ann Dotson. Sarah Coan. Holly Pease and Lisa Huse.

Row

3:

JoEllen Hancock. Carie Coan. Heather Libby. Jessica Tesmer. Jenny

Heithoff and Jennifer Lovesee. Back Row: Vena Meyers. Ruth Biswell,

Nicole Peterson, Kelsey Lowe. Chanel!

Murray.

Hill. Jennifer

Abma and Racheal


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168

Kappa Delta

Pi

by Barry Piatt

Panel discussions aid future educators There were several honor groups on the Northwest campus. What made Kappa Delta

was

was

the

members of Kappa Delta Pi were

a special

said.

Members of Kappa

bunch. "This was a very

Delta Pi must have com-

group," Launsby said.

pleted at least 50 total hours of academic

society specifically designed for education

"We had a high percentage of future educators

coursework. carried a grade point average of

majors.

in this

Pi unique

According

that

to

it

a selective honor

vice president Michelle

Launsby. one requirement for membership

to

no lower than 3.5 and been enrolled

group."

Launsby said

the organization,

which was a

coed honor society, was a pretty laid-back

12 hours of education courses

at

in at least

Northwest.

Dr. Margaret Drew, one of the three sponsors

that the individuals

group during the 1997-98 academic year. She

for the group, said there

be juniors or seniors. Launsby also said

said the group usually had meetings about

45 members

once a month, and during those meetings they

1997-98 year. The other two sponsors of

held a variety of different programs and pre-

Kappa Delta

into the organization

had

was

elite

sentations for the

members.

Delta Pi had were presentations by

members

Academy school, a panel discussion

of first-year teachers and student teachers, a portfolio share session

principals

and a

visit

from area

and master teachers to discuss prob-

lems faced by new teachers.

Launsby into

who

recognized

While working

Kappa

at the writing center,

Delta Pi member Natalie Shuler works on the computer. She tutored at the writing center to practice her teaching skills with international students. "They taught me more than taught

it

was

Kappa Delta

majors

£:^±:^

said

fit

Pi.

was paired down even

difficult to

Launsby serving

was

be initiated

All of the education

were

meeting. This number further during the final

Amy Roh

Courtney

as vice president.

Trueblood was the secretary, and

Amy Bunch

the treasurer. Other officers included au-

ditors

Cindee Haynie and Christy Lyda and

historian Jodi Guess.

1998.

new

officers

was held

in spring

The individuals chosen would

until the spring

officers.

With education being a very popular study for Northwest students.

field of

Kappa Delta

selection process, to get ready for the induc-

was an organization with many qualified

tion process.

viduals,

"Kappa Delta Pi included the top percentage of education majors on this campus," Launsby

and was an organization

hard and took a ments.

serve

semester of 1999. This system

allowed December graduates to be

I

them," Shuler said. Photo by

were Dr. Carolyn McCall and

Catrina Hintz was the president, with

Election of

the criteria for induction

at a special

Pi

organization during the

Dr. Carol Baker.

For example, some of the programs Kappa

of Tarkio

in the

were approximately

lot

of pride

in its

that

Pi

indi-

worked

accomplish-


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International

Reading Association

Promoted worldwide •

Sent sluclenls to slalc

()igani/c(.l

;incl ivjiioiial

literacy

IRA

conlL-rcnccs

moiUhly pnigranis, IcalLMiiig book lalk, reading chiklrcn. demonstrations and idea exchanges dealing witli

to

literature aetivilies

From

Kovv: Sleliinic Rcnlie.

P;il

Thompson

Krisli Niklascii, IJuanc lla/cllon

anti

Karen Hogel. Baek Row:

and Andrea Barlels.

International Student Organization

Members were from all over the world Encouraged the exchange of information and communication

among

students

all

over the world

Row: Saja Raoof. Bahar Yildiz, Renee Bergene. Vernie Cireenaway, Juriana Mohdnoe. Aya Takahashi and Angelike Frias. Row Front

2:

Nesrin Bakir, Ebru Turner. Noriko Hakamina, Brenda Brassette.

Memet Abas, Tutku Kronquist.

Row

3:

Jennifer Abma, Issei

Basoglu. Julie Hackney, Kaori Nagai and Eva Murat Doganguzel, Torn Yamauchi, Baris Sahin, Abe, Wee-Lee Chan, Munaba Nasiiro, Nai-Hua Wu,

Mareelo Murayama and adviser Ester Winter. Back Row: Kevin Weeks. Yasuhiro Yano. Tomohiko Jono. Yan-Hoong Chan. Patricia Maturure,

Wilhelmena Thomas, Nina Makinen, Jarkko Hirokazu Matsuo and Kelson Thomas.

Kappa

Arhilahti.

Matthew

Harris.

Delta Pi Education honor sorority

New members

must have a 3.5 grade point average and must be juniors or seniors, majoring in education

Front

Row:

Kattie Foy. Jennifer Rosborough.

Karen Hogel and adviser Drew. Baek Row: Kourtney Strade. Natalie Shuler. Jayme Warren, Hillary Stone and Kristina Wilburn. Dr. Margaret

Kappa Kappa

Psi

National honorary fraternity for

college band

members

Row: Celinda Cox, Steve Stiglie, Mona Killian, Amanda Buttler. Maybee, Mary Ethridge, Bonnie Steen, Jennifer Grass, Brian Clark and Angel Johnston. Row 2: Genevieve Shockley, Shelly Albensen. Front Erin

Sarah Ehly, Scott Evans, Ralph Hailey, John Kizilarmut, Tiffany Marr, .April Newquist. Heather Holtz and Slefanie Meyer. Row 3: Melissa

Hooker. Justin Huntenian. Greg Howdeshell. David Sheri Skeens, Suzanne

Blair.

Bryan Smith.

McBain. Gavin Lendt. Staey Taylor, Alan Hutehcraft and Joseph Kalkwarf. Back Row: Michelle Schirm, Brian Lendt, Chris Sullivan, adviser Al Sergei, Kevin Johnson, Jim Beerends, Shena Grenier, Matthew Tapp, Jason Brown. Becca Minton, Shannon Touney. Matt Bonsignore and Eric Skeens.


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17

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KDLX by Lisa

Huse

Birthday bash

continues Thirty-seven years of existence was just one

reason for

KDLX to celebrate, and one reason

several promotional events were organized

throughout the year.

Most of

tons and tons of

the biggest parties

in

was probably one of

we had thrown."

successful promotional event broadcastec

Maryville bars throughout the rest of the

and

After a broadcast from

The Pub, those

in

screening of "Scream 2" at 1:30 a.m.

just kind of an excuse to give

said.

away

Twin Theatre.

Thompson

prizes."

A birthday week full of events kicked off the hosted Fall

Freeze, an annual event in which the radio

Tower

Missouri

from the Memorial Bell

as students feasted on

free

food

drew

large

said the

crowds

"We had Thompson were

Station

manager Lisa

"Scream 2" promotion

to the theater.

"People

we

and

filled that

We had to turn some of them away."

amplifier donated by Appliance

TV Mart. in

attendance

narrowed down finalists,

at

to ten finalists,

said.

"We had them do

policeman's drunk

them was

test,

that the

a drunk

we went

McDonnell hour

'til

said.

"We were

was

The promotional events allowed

from happy

close and basically just gave

away

number of listeners across Maryville.

n*

Kh KDLX, the campus

radio station, holds

nual Fall Freeze on the lawn around the rial

Bell

its

an-

Memo-

Tower. The radio station celebrated its in 1997 and 1998. Photo by

37th anniversary

Amy Rah

KDLX

reach out to loyal listeners and increase

the remote,"

there

<

win."

The Palms and we

did a dance party, which

test, like

drunker person woulc

week KDLX hosted a

to

later twc

and what we did no

remote broadcast from The Palms. "That week

and

through a series of contests.

donated by local grocery stores and restaurants. Later in the

The Pub were

"We got to the final two people," McDonnel

tell

filled the seats

sitting in the aisles, too, so

place up.

at the

an overwhelming crowd,"

said.

RCA

Those

promotions director Maleko McDonnell

station broadcasted

si>

give-aways, contests and additional

was not a big

KDLX

theater system complete with

i

KDLX's

promotional events.

year of commemoration.

KDLX gave away

and an

attendance were invited to attend a free

was

home

night,

events got the chance to participate in prize

annual birthday or anything like that,"

"It

from The Pub. That

connection

birthday.

it

radio give-away prompted anothei

speakers, a 25-disc changer, 25 compact discs

with an all-year celebration of

"KDLX was 37 years old and

A

academic year. Listeners who attended the

included listener

involvement and were planned

It

KDLX continued hosting remote broadcasts at

the events

CDs.

year

all

t(

the


K

D

L

K

1

7

1

Kappa Omicron Nu •

Organized yearly fund-raising activities Spimsoicil the Dcparlmcnl ol lliinian liiiviionmental Sciences honors bunquct

Honor society for human L-nvironnK'nlal sciences department members who had a 3.0 grade point average and were in the top 25 percent of their chiss

Row: Lauren White, Hniily lloffselte. Kit Morgan ami KarlaJewell. Baek Row: Aniher llohiian. Amber Bix. Jessica Sehuning. Robic Front

MeMillan. Kathy Kcarns and Carrie Henderson.

KDLX Students received more practical experience here than many people in the industry had •

Completely student-operated campus radio

station, including a

sales department,

promotions department, production department, news and sports departments •

Had many alumni throughout

Front

Row: Jamie

Harris, Tiffany

Patton and Rita Rasch.

the country

Dodson, Shane Schiilerberg, Lindie

Row 2: Eric Ekiof Corbin Pierce, Scott Jones, Alan

Crawford, Barry Piatt and Lisa Thompson. Back Row: Jeff Marshall, Neal Danker, Maleko McDonnell, Jeff Dickson, Steven Melling, Trevor

Wendt and Joe Edwards.

K.I.D.S.

Koncerned Individuals Dedicated •

to

Students

Big brother/sister program which paired college students with elementary students

Amy Bunch. Jen Frese. Jamie Esdohr. Jill Andrea Giesken. Beth Vanderau and Joy Warren. Dannah Dueey. Dayna Adloff. Kimberly Kajok. Karnian Drees,

Front Row: Niki Pebley, Kreisler, Rachel Hilty.

Row

2:

Beth Ferry, Sarah Dalton, Renee Dalton, Karen Fatka, Kerry White and

Row 3: Karen Heyle, Andrea Flowers, John Ripperger. Sarah Shields, Sarah Batten, Kimberly Kruse, Dana Ewert, Amy Boyd. Peggy Marriott.

Debbie Gunia and Jill Henry. Back Row: Troy Lehan. Aprill Grider, Michael Lock. Jason Gibson, Dustan Kern, Emily Reese, Heather English. Catrina Hintz, Lisa Zeigler,

Tracy Young, Erika Haley and Angela

Schermer.

KNWT Campus •

Television Station

Offered a wide variety of programs that were completely

KNWT

produced, directed and performed by students on Offered some of the best programming offered by any university,

Front

Meg

from news

to music, sports

Row: Tina Bullock, Brooke

Barnes.

Row

and comedy

Bartels, Scott Jones,

Kathe Stewart and

Hilane Jezik. Erika Niermeyer, Lisa

Bell, Stephanie Richard and April Griffith. Baek Row: Kevin King, Rich Pereksta, Chris Riebschlager. Chris Lukasina, Jeff Dickson and Mike Bow line. 2:


Groups

172

M-Club Organized M-Ciub Hall of Fame banquet for inductees Row: Kathy Kearns, Kendra Smith. Yasmine Osborn, Shannon

Front

Brennan, Sherri Casady. Michelle Hibbs, Sandy Spielbusch, Kimberly

Buchan, Carrie Sindelar and Jennifer Miller. Jennifer Griffen, Sarah Kriz, Sara Moss, Zeiger,

Amanda

Urquhart, Michele Ansley.

Row

2:

Brandy Haan,

Marcy Ruckman. Sue-ann

Don

Ferree and Josh Heihn.

Row 3: Bryan Thomburg, Corey Parks, Denise Sump, Reinhard Mosslinger,

Leslie Dickherber,

Ben

Fields, Brian Sutton,

Sean Smith, Brandon

Weis, Jennifer Waldron, Sarah Lafiore and Corky Thatcher. Back Row:

Gustavo Lazarte, Jill Eppenbaugh, Matthew Becker, Chris Greisen, Brian Burleson, Matt Johnson, Rusty Lashley, Chris Symington, Michael

Stevenson, Matt Abele and

Doug

Clark.

Millikan Hall Council

Sponsored programs

for residents

Raised over $350 for American Diabetes Association through

penny wars Held stress relievers

Organized weekly meetings

for residents during finals to discuss

and plan

hall events

Row: Jana VanMaaren, Amanda Buttler. Carey Garafalo, Carrie Welker, Amy Bunch and April Nelson. Row 2: Amanda Tackett, Jennie Nelson, Elaine Sage, Heather Young and Mary Evans. Back Row: Amber Monroe, Cindy Tjeerdsma, Melissa Gilkison, Tiffany Front

Sitnik, Jen

Johnston and

Munaba

Nasiiro.

Mortar Board Members

selected on scholarship,

leadership and service •

Won

chapter of excellence award

at

national convention in

Columbus, Ohio •

Participated in tutoring elementary students in the

Philanthropy focused on learning

community

Row: Karla Jewell. Jennifer Rosborough, Amie Hoerath, Jennifer Eve Mechanic and Juliet Martin. Row 2: Jenny Meiners, Sarah Derks, Jayme Warren, Jenny Staley Angle Wilson. Jody Wood and Starla Sands. Back Row: Jason Yoo, Jill Templin, Jon Vonseggem and Ryan Front

Knotts,

,

Blum.

National Residence Hall Honorary Dedicated

to recognizing outstanding leaders

Top

Active on regional and national levels

Front

I

Row: Eileen

Pfeffer.

Row:

percent of residence hall leaders

Row

2:

Allen, Missy Wardrip. Jenny Pearson, and Kristi

Jason Gibson. Scott Evans and Molly McMillan. Back

Stefanie Meyer,

George Gordon, Mark Bigelow and Brian Hopf.


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Mortar Board by Erica Smith and

Jason Hoke

Seniors impart college experience A

on learning prcimpled Mdilar

t'lK'iis

Board's intcractinn w

local

itii

elementary and

secondary schools.

As one of

set

and sixth

Mann Elementary

grade students from Horace

School after school during the

fall.

educate high school seniors about college

I

area,

high schools

and gave presentations

on college

life."

in the

to senior classes

with the help of philan-

thropy chairman Derrick Beasley. went out on their

own and made

an impression on high

school kids, but did not influence their college

did

one faculty member, and you got

award was an

other faculty members."

sure the group canied on

Finding just the right

the

from the

new

a

chapter,

young and ex-

Evan Polly said. "1 think that stood out. award was made

make new

incentive to

"Each member invited to

mingle

member

faculty, educating

all

the

with help

younger students

and keeping Mortar Board alive on campus

was

the group's ultimate goal.

as an

chapters work hard to

stay active."

Mortar Board members were selected based on .scholarship, leadership and service.

Members were

seniors with a 3.0 grade point

average and a record of leadership and service to the University

and community.

"The w hole process was time-consuming,"

choices. "1

faculty." Polly said.

with not only the person you invited but

also think that the

president Jenny Staley said.

Some members,

make

"We were cited,"

to different

very

and grew.

also traveled to surrounding high schools to

"We went

"We were

on campus."

incentive to

Members

life.

of the requirements

said.

One member thought

their philanthropic activities.

fifth

all

by national," Staley

active

Mortar Board members tutored

we met

"Basically,

it

on a volunteer basis."

said. "I think

it

Templin

Jill

gave them a better idea of what

was going

college

life

relaxed

some of their

to

be

fears.

like.

1

think

When you were

to school at, so that

We

a

weighed

was

not an issue."

convention

There, the group lence Award.

looked

won

in

at

Columbus. Ohio.

the Chapter of Excel-

took suggestions from fac-

could

fill

out applications.

at

the merit of the individual,

their

involvement on campus and

grade point average."

Mortar Board sponsored a faculty spring. This

Mortar Board members were honored their national

"We

ulty, or students

it

senior in high school you usually already knew

where you were going

Polly said.

was

faculty to get to

tea in the

a chance for students and

know each

other outside of a

classroom situation, with faculty

that

the

w ith

the

members admired.

"We

tried to foster

good

relations

As part of Northwest's Homecoming Court, Evan Polly is introduced during a Northwest football game, fvlembers of Mortar Board were selected for their excellence in academic standing and campus involvement through organizations and other campus activities. Photo by Amy Roh


Groups

174

â&#x20AC;˘

National AgriMarketing Association by Jason

Hoke

Marketing plan prepares NAMA for convention Inventing a marketing plan

up

in the

tha,t

corporate world taught

could hold

members of

the National AgriMarketing Association to

broaden

their

minds and receive an

outlet for

NAMA created a plan to sell emu jerky for 1

to

University, the University of Missouri-

with a product in the agriculture field

Columbia and Purdue University. This gave

The purpose of

come up that

997 conference. When they attended their

the marketing plan

was

was not yet on the market. This included

minutes and a presentation

at the

20

the Northwest chapter of

"In

conference.

The group could create a fictional corporation

work out of. They had to

hindered our chances," Wall said. "They had better resources

with professionals and presented the

use certain aspects of marketing that they

was

marketing plan they created forjudging. The

learned in classes to create the marketing plan.

department."

it

For the 1998 conference, marketing plan to

"We

sell

were going

NAMA created a

precooked steak.

to use the not-so-popular

cuts of the meat," Josh Wall said.

"We used the

Wall

said.

"This included where the

was

located, advertising

was

actually marketed."

Many

different

company

and how the product

and one of the major problems

we had

that

a

small agriculture

The members who went

"We worked from the beginning to the end,"

to the semifinals.

some

some ways, having bigger schools there

for their operations to

made

NAMA

competition.

national conference in the spring, they talked

plan

Kansas State

conference, including

cuts of the meat."

a written plan, an oral presentation of

creative ideas.

the

rump and round

and presented

to the conference

marketing plans

their

judges also hoped to gain other

to the

skills

while

this

would

working on the plan.

"More than anything,

schools attended the

help with

my public

I

hoped

speaking since

we had

to

present the judges and a small audience with the plan,"

Cody Bird

The main

said.

idea of the marketing plan was to

think about the acceptability of the product

it

had been a

real situation.

"The main reason we came up with

more and more people were on said.

if

this

was

the go," Bird

"They needed a quick and easy meal

to

prepare."

NAMA At a monthly meeting, National AgriMarketing Association

members

vote to elect a

NAMA also discussed plans for its annual banquet and trips at the meeting.

new

set the

stage for

officer.

Photo by Joni Jones

succeed

in their field.

members

i to'


M

A

A

1

7

5

National AgriMarketing Association Participated

in

professional •

Made

a mentor program with the

MO-KAN NAMA

chapter

the scmilinals in national conipclilion

and presenting a marketing plan

Un compiling

lor a product not currently

on the market

Row: Sara Roycrs, Crystal Melcher and Angela Nift'en. Row 2: Michelle Janssen, Dana Collins, Donna Whitehead, Melissa Nichols and Molly Marshall. Back Row: Amber Mitchell, Deborah Turner. Josh Wall. Cody Bird, adviser Duanc Jewell, Beth I'nmi

lilTaiiy Qiiillcn,

Collins and Katie Parpart.

Newman

Center

Provided free home-cooked meals every Wednesday night •

Sponsored discussion groups

Provided confirmation and/or marriage preparation

Taught and volunteered

Front

Row:

Fr.

in the

community

Row 2: Meghan Baker,

Xavier Nacke and Carrie Sindelar.

Leslie Diekherber, Joshua Aley and Angela Holtkamp.

Back Row:

Michael Vinson, Chad Dressen, Jeff Goettemoeller and Anthony Scheiner.

North Complex Hall Council Involved

in

Homecoming and RHA programs

Organized weekly meetings

Participated in

Front

Toys

for Tots

Row: Brian Swink,

Julie

Treadman, Brandy Allen, Jessica Lyons,

Kerry Baldwin, Angela Gray and Jonathan Hyde.

Row 2: Heidy Robeson,

Colin Folawn, Jason Gibson, Becky Miller, Robert Owen, Bryan Lanning,

Amanda

Williams, Erin O'Brien and Angie Smothers. Back Row: John

Edwards, Daniel Seyer, Dennis Bourg, Nate Hanway, Scott Johnston, Joe Jackson, Becca Minton, Lynsi Rahorst and David Miller.

Northwest Flags Performed with the Bearcat Marching Band during halftime of the football Hosted

games

a flag/auxiliary competition for high schools during

Homecoming •

During spring semester, winterguard performed of a basketball

Performed during halftime

Front 2:

at

halftime

game

Row: Michele

at a

Kansas City Chiefs game

Guilford, Heather White and

Jill

Heisterkamp.

Row

Barbara Nickless, Cindy Roberts, Erin Maybee. Nancee Jones and

Nicole Bresley. Back Row: Stacey Krambeck, Sheri Skeens, Jennifer

Roper and Sarah Wilson.


roups

â&#x20AC;˘

17

6

Northwest Student Athletic Trainers by Scott

Summers

Long hours lead

a valuable experience often going

responsible for making sure

all

unnoticed, but rarely ever going

athletes received treatment

when needed.

At the end of the bench they

sat,

unappreciated. They were the Northwest

Collectively, they sat through thousands of

hours of games and practices during the year.

Yet the student athletic trainers managed to

on

their

one goal

â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

to

become

Head

athletic trainer

David Colt was the

group's adviser, and one of five certified athletic trainers

who

helped coordinate the

There were 12 students involved

in

the

organization, and together they were

According

to Colt,

the student athletic

really all part of the certificatioi

process," Colt said. "It required them to worl

1,500 hours with certified athletic trainers." reallj

needed to work even more than that in order U

He

mos

more thanjust treat injuries and get

get the experience they needed.

the players

back

of the student athletic trainers ended

in the lineup,

was

the group

to help

promote the profession ofathletic training and further

it

on campus," Colt

Part ofthe fun

was having the opportunity to

the teams,

VanAhn

said.

in the

The

success of

trainers also

the

athletes,"

VanAhn

the

all

the

students

put into their work,

none of them were

paid

for

positions.

their Kelly Archer assists the

coaches

in

"We worked

their Instead,

reward was

uj

decided to do

this,

you had

VanAhn

t(

said

about 40 hours per week,

ii

addition to classes."

Despite long hours, Colt said the experienci

"It

was worth

the work.

was part of their education," Colt said.

was fun and

it

was very rewarding

to see

"1

ai

injured athlete get back to their team."

VanAhn

said.

Even with effort

"When you

the trainers received

enjoyed traveling with the teams.

said

working between 2,000 and 2,500 hours.

give up a lot of other things,"

said.

build a rapport with

home basketball game

criteria.

trainers did

"I liked getting to

At a

was

had met the

Colt said he believed the students

meet new people and share

group.

VanAhn

said.

"The purpose of

certified athletic trainers,

athletic trainers if they

"It

with the athletes and helped

care for injuries." president Landi

Student Athletic Trainers.

stay focused

"We worked

of Northwest's

to

on

said watching an athlete get

their playing field

part of her job

wanted "That

dedicated

of

most rewardinj

job for anything

why we

all

the

and said she would not hav

to trade her

is

was

bad

this

loved

time to

Although the student

it

it,"

so

else.

much

VanAhn

athletic trainers

have gone unnoticed by many

an(

said

migh

fans, the;

helping

an injured basketball player. The injured player flipped over a defender and landed on his back while playing against Central Missouri State University. Photo by Sarah Phipps

receiving their

played a

certification

Northwest's athletic teams.

as

vital

part

in

the

success o


NW

Trainers-177

Northwest Missourian

Won

PaceMaker award which placed them

first

the top

percent of non-dailies

1

in

in

the country

Weekly student-produced newspaper, covering campus and community events

Located on the internet

lioiU Riiu

:

.huiiic

I

lilt/,

nvvmissouri.edu/missourian/

at

LiiidseyC'Drcy, Nicole Fuller. .Stephanie Zcilstra,

Jcmi Jones. C'hr isty Clicsnut and Jenniter

Cooke. Chris

C'ollen

.Siiiiler.

Row

2:

Lesley 'I'hucker,

Ciciiiosky, Hriea Smith. Sarah Hohl,

Walid Johnson

and Laurie DenOuden. Baek Row: Mark Homickel. J. P. Harris. Colin McDonough, Colby Mathews, Wendy Broker, Toru Yamauehi, Jason

KHndt and Jacob

DiPietre.

Noilhwest Soccer Club year for competitive women's soccer

First

Played varsity and club level teams

women

determined

go varsity

in the

14

Volunteer coach Greg Roper assisted the

to

NCAA women

Division

II

with his

previous experience in collegiate and youth level soccer

Row:

Front

Row

Jessica Courtney, Karin Lee,

Natahe Shepard and Andrea

Greta Mertz, Jarusha Sluss, Melissa Cole, Sarah Gaston, Monica Kepler and Molly McHone. Back Row: adviser Greg Roper, Danielle Saunders, Monika Roemelt, Julie Crancer and Kelly Coffee. Sacco.

2:

Northwest Student Trainers Association Provided coverage for all varsity athletic sporting events •

Student-led group in which students pursued athletic training

careers certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association Sponsored Athletic Injury Conference for area coaches

Attended

district

and National Athletic Trainers Association

conferences yearly Front

Row: Meranda Adwell, Kelly Archer. Ami

Austin. Dottie

Sema and

Howard. Landi VanAhn and adviser Dave Colt. Back Row: Jeff Smith, adviser Denise Schoenbom, Kevin Rask, Kimberly Reese and James Oyler. Cassie Ledford.

Row

102 River Open

for

2:

Jon-Paul Shores.

Wildlife

Amy

Club

anyone interested

in

outdoors, nature, fun,

or being involved directly with individuals in

Front

the area

of

employed

conservation

Row: Angle Bowman. Jason Shrader, Stephanie Gilchhrist, Molly Megan Moncure and Heather Cooling. Row 2: Erika

Ray, Jenna Rhodes,

Ford, Matt Veon. Patrick Iske, David Mallon, David Hargrove, Rebecca

Dahlke, Jonathan Hyde, Delvin Rosson and Kyle Moyer. Back Row: Steven Gilson, Scott Lance, Matthew Hunziger, Chad Heliums, Mike Larkin, Jeff Forsyth. Easterla.

Zach Ford, Ryan Kelly and adviser Dr. David


Groups

178

Order

of

Omega

Honorary Greek Society involved in Greel< Week and was responsible for the awards Membership requirements included being a member of a

Greek organization and having a good grade point average A member had won the national Order of Omega scholarship

for the past six years

Front Row: Jayme Warren, Eve Mechanic, Jennifer Rosborough, Jenny Meiners, Traci Beck, Jennifer Knotts and Jen Weipert. Back Row; Neil

Neumeyer, Jamie Hatz, Jon VonSeggem. Andy Scott, Travis Manners, Robert Aschentrop, Chris Pavalis and Julie Norlen.

Panhellenic Council Governing board of the national on campus

sororities

Sponsored formal rush, educational speakers for students, and allowed women from each sorority to interact with each other

Sponsored philanthropic events

Front

Row:

Julie Norlen,

and Jen Weipert.

Row

Gayle Mcintosh, Erica Zuber, Jesseca Boynton 2:

Jennifer Simler,

Dawn

Stephens, Brandi

Cummings and Amy Smith. Row 3: Amelia Angotti, Rita Rasch, Jennifer Greene, Mandy Johnson, Amy Blarek, Rita Delsignore, Brianne King and Megan Foster. Back Row:

Johnson, Michelle Ludwig, Stacy

Jenny Fahlstrom, Callie Silvey, Traci Beck, Heidy Robeson, Jeanna Waterman, Polly Carter, Brenda Mohling and Lisa Brunke.

Phi Eta

Sigma Seniors & Executive Board

Induction of

new members and election officers was in April

community

service projects for

of

new

Eugene Field

Participated in

Monthly meetings included resume building and career advancement

Elementary School

Front

Row: Sam Ferris, Mendy Wilson, Travis Dimmitt, Charice Douthat

and Angela Middleton and adviser Dr. Beth Richards. Back Row: Jennifer

Rosborough, Jenny Meiners, Angle Wilson, Curtis Scott, Tondee

Voortman and Denise Herbers.

Pini

Eta Sigma

Honor society that recognized academic achievement for a student's first college semester Row: Terri Buhman, Angela Wonderly, Amy Paxton, Jill Kreisler, Dannah Duecy, Debby Grantham, Kendra Smith, Melissa Checksfield, Stephanie Richard and Saja Raoof Row 2: Peggy Marriott, Karen Heyle, Meena Ewing, Travis Bochert, Kristi Bain, Amy Pulliam, Sarah Studts, Tracy Stoehn, Davye Glascock, Angle Bowman, Jamie Esdohr and Jill Maeder. Front

Row

3:

Rosanna Munoz, Laura Prichard, Laura Campbell, Vena Meyers,

Elizabeth Lindgren, Brenda Untiedt, Cynthia Crook, Sarah Hambrecht,

Ashley Dougan, Tacy Young, Misty Masters, Lori Patton and Angela Patton.

Back Row: Devin Warrington, Jon Baker, Brent Mongar, Matthew Pearl, Brian Cooley, Kalin Tapp. Jill Eppenbaugh, Rob Tomarek. Jesse Mora III. Brian Hopf, Craig Schieber, Andrew VanNess and Chris Coles.


Sigma

Phi Eta

â&#x20AC;˘

179

Sigma

Phi Eta

by Kim Mansfield

Academic excellence

semester rewarded

first

Freshmen who maintained good grades during their

first

warded with an

year on campus were

re-

Phi Eta

invitation to join

Sigma, a freshman honor society. Entr\' into Phi Eta

Sigma required

grade point a\erage during the

first

a 3.5

semester

Phi Eta

from Phi Eta Sigma

that

notified a

Sigma had

members though

a core

actual

group of 2 1

membership

to

during the winter."

1

in the

Sophomores and juniors were most

resumes and encouraging them

the group since freshmen until

active in

were not inducted

May.

Phi Eta

Sigma offered scholarships and

"They had a speaker

talk to the

members

was left to the discretion of the individual.

president Angela Middleton said. "It really

ceremony, members got

a pin and a plaque. In order to be inducted,

members had

to

ing a certain

GPA

In

all

pay dues. Though maintain-

was not required, many

members kept high standards to pave their way to other

helped a

honor societies or organizations on

to

keep up

got students more involved in

community while encouraging them

to

also get involved in campus organizations. Phi

become

in

many ways

to

better people throughout their lives.

addition to the resume-building

two years there were

conferences of all

members across the nation.

The Northwest chapter always sent representatives.

For the group's community service

President Travis Dimmitt thought the group nicTe

way

to

reward academic

achievement during a student's

first

and encouragement for the person

caroling around the holidays. Their main

keep up

Elementary School. The organization gave

to

hats, gloves

let

Sigma went Christmas

philanthropy was helping out Eugene Field

"Hopefully. Phi Eta Sigma made for positive reinforcement to

projects. Phi Eta

semester,

good work.

students

know

their

"Perhaps people could build on

initial

and boots that they collected

at

Christmas party to needy elementary

students.

"We

they were doing something right." Dimmitt said.

It

while building students'

lot."

sessions, every

campus.

provided a

all

Eta Sigma helped freshmen

had, in the past, offered a resume session.

about putting together a good resume," vice

the induction

good grades. the

organization, the decision of whether or not to

With

services for the

community,

student of his or her eligibility for the

join

The organization provided

organization was significantly higher.

of a student's freshman year. After receiving a letter

in

1

started helping

996," Dimmitt said.

"It

Eugene Field out

in

was quite rewarding

At a pumpkin-carving contest Peggy Marriott gets ready to carve. The Halloween gathering just one of the things Phi Eta Sigma Photo by Amy Roh

was success for the future."

to

know we helped keep younger

kids

warm

did.


Groups

180

â&#x20AC;˘

Pi by Kaori

Beta Alpha

Naga

Business majors prepare for

after graduation

life

1 Pi

Beta Alpha was the business organization

"This was a chance to meet other people

business-related majors and

with similar classes and background," Torres

open

to

all

minors. The organization strived to give

members job

opportunities after graduation.

Unlike other business honor organizations. Pi

Beta Alpha did not require a certain grade

point average to join.

"There were no special requirements, the

GPA

or stuff like that," president

Torres said.

"And

it

gave people

like

Amy

who might

not have been able to get into honor areas a

chance

to

still

be a part of campus."

The main purpose was

to

have an

opportunity for the business students to

each other.

know

semester.

"We

toured the whole plant with the

exception of some of the restricted areas,"

said.

The organization required few members, which opened

its

duties of

door

to

its

more

Torres said. battery

"We

learned the process the

went through and how they put

it

all

together and some of the technology

students. "It

was

pretty

said.

"We

only had a meeting once a month.

Besides touring businesses. Pi Beta Alpha

was

also had a speaker each semester, including

The dues were

low commitments," Torres

fairly inexpensive, so

it

Although

it

involved."

j|

one from Enterprise Rent-A-Car.

easy for anyone to join."

was low commitment, some

manager talked

"Basically, the recruiting

how you

students were at an advantage by joining Pi

about job opportunities there and

Beta Alpha.

moved up with promotions," Torres said. "She

"I

was exposed to the business environment

by joining," Juriana

Mohd Nor

said. "I

could

little bit

and she opened

about interviews and resumes it

up for us

to

be able to fax a

resume to her and she would look at

ness world from

us suggestions."

Pi

it

and give

Torres said these activities opened up

Beta Alpha

toured a

company

each semester. Last spring,

avenues for Pi Beta Alpha's members otherwise

may

not have been open to be

mem-

"I

thought

we gave members

a lot of net-

bers toured Sprint in

working opportunities going

Kansas City. Kan.

having business people coming," Torres

The group also

"It

tery

that

explored.

toured Eveready Bat-

Beta Alpha members attend a monthly meeting. The organization speakers and toured businesses throughout the year. Photo by Sarah Phipps

talked a

expect the real busi-

this."

Pi

fall

Company

in

was a

really

By having

good networking

these events. Pi Beta

said.

tool."

Alpha pro-

vided opportunities for students to explore

invited

Maryville during the

to businesses or

careers before graduation.


Pi

Beta Alpha-181

Sigma Tau

Phi

Organization of students concerned with the

advancement •

Many

of philosophical

studcnls prcscnlcd papers

at liiu

study

Irunuiii Slalc

University Philosophy and Religion Conference

Row:

IkiiiI

lill

1

k-islcrk;iinp, adviser Dr. Kicluird Field.

Jacdb DiPietre

and Ixsley Tliacker,

Pi

Beta Alpha

Gave members an offices, •

For

Had

ail

opportunity to be active through committees and other social activities

business-related majors and minors

professional speakers present on a

number of

business-related topics

Row: Traci Shain, Lori Segar, JodI Winther, Charice Doulhat. NaiHua Wu and Juriana Mohd Nor. Row 2: Jody Wood. Rebecca Rossmanith, Christie Delze, Kristy Watson, Jodie Hoffman. Amanda Latzel. Renae Ottemann. Carrie Smith. Teri Buhman and Jamey Dedrickson. Back Row: Front

MuratDoganguzel. adviser Dr. Patrick McLaughlin. Greg Reichart. Kerri Grotrian. Jennifer Hoffman. Crystal Houk,

Amy

Torres, Angela

Wonderly and Jodi Kluesner.

Pi

Omega A

Pi

national honor society for business educators

No.

Eight

Member

1

chapter in the nation

members attended 1997 New York City initiation in fall

national convention in

March

in

and spring

Row: Michelle Phillips. Denise Herbers and Heather Loch. Back Row: Jamie Taylor, adviser Nancy Zeliff, Krissy Sparks and Amy Torres.

Front

Pi

Sigma Alpha Government Honorary

(Political

Science)

Required a 3.0 or above grade point average and credit hours of

government classes

•Started in 1995 Front

Row: Ben Clark and

Jill

Ashby

at least

1


roups

182

Pre-Med Club An •

organization for students interested

Developed

health care

to educate students in different health care careers

through guest speakers and field •

in

Participated in

trips

highway clean-ups and other events

Row: Sarah Lund. Saja Raoof, Lori Alexander and Eve MeBack Row: Brian Cooley. Carmaletha Cammack. Mmiliaku Nwoye and Corey Priest. Front

chanic.

Psychology & Sociology Society An • • •

all psychology and sociology majors or minors

organization for

Went on trips to psychology fairs and psychiatric museums Had speakers about graduate school and research in the field Community service project involved dancing with mentally challenged

Row: Ginny Edwards, Cara Weber. Nicole

Front

and Jason Ruoff.

Row

Michelle Partusch and

2:

Fizette,

Stephany Louk

Sara Azdell, Alison Thornton. Candy Gregg,

Amy

Pulliam.

Row

3:

Megan

Jones, Christine

Kentch, Kristi Abplanalp and Elizabeth Love. Back Row: adviser Wayne VanZomeren, Ethan Brown, Chris Rimpson, Anthony Ries and Mark Spratt.

Public Relations Student Society of America Sent a contingent in

conference Nashville, Tenn. to national

Bateman case study

Participated in national

Interacted with greater Kansas City

PRSSA

Won

organ donor campaign

honorable mention

in national

chapter

Row: Andrea Cline, Angela Patton, Jason Klindt, Mindi Robinson, Neumeyer and Amy Shutt. Back Row: Jeanenne Diefendorf, Bran-

Front Neil

don Brown, Jennifer Rule,

Jill

Templin, Clark Henry and adviser Dr.

Kathie Leeper.

Radio-Television

News

Directors Association

Produced the Homecoming parade for television and News 8, a weekly news program •

Attended national conference

One

Front

in

New

Orleans

of only 30 college/university chapters in the nation

Row: Tina Bullock, Meg Barnes, Stephanie Richard and Lindie

Patton.

Row

2:

Scott C. Jones, Erika Niermeyer, Daniel Dozar, Barry

Piatt, Hilarie Jezik

and Neal Dunker. Back Row: Mike Bowling, Rich King and Chris

Pereksta, Kristin Jenn, Jeff Dickson, Lisa Bell, Kevin

Riebschlager.


hych/Soc

Society

â&#x20AC;˘

18,

Psychology and Sociology Society by

Adam Buckley

Complexity of mind

makes students The mind is a fascinating aspect ot'the human body.

Some

only gave

never thini^ing

how

it

a cursory thought,

it

might work. Others,

Some

curious

students enjoyed participating in the

Presenting programs on topics relevant for

organization to supplement their major.

"My

favorite part

was being able

to associ-

such as members of the Psychology/

ate with

Sociology Society, gave the mind some deep

discussing issues outside of class," vice

thought.

president Cara

The Psych/Soc Society catered

to those

interested in the functions of the mind.

group sponsored events

know ledge of how

to

the brain

The

strengthen the

w orked and other

aspects related to psychology and sociology.

Another aspect the society dealt with was

people within the same major and

Weber

said. "It

Joseph. Mo.." president Stephany Lijuk said.

helped us to

the students involved

was also an important

goal for the group.

"We presented the CASA (Court-Appointed Special Advocates) program on child abuse,"

"And we sponsored dances

associate with professors on a one to one

Louk

basis."

participants to get involved with."

The group sponsored dances each year on

Day and Halloween

St. Patrick's

who worked workshop

NOCOMO

at

for those

Industries,

a

said.

Through

trips,

for the

programs and meetings, the

Psych/Soc Society opened the mysteries of the

mind

to all of

its

members.

for the

Court-Appointed highlighting what

was

available in the world

for a career in psychology. This

Megan Jones became "I

a

was why

member.

develop mentally disabled.

w ould be getting, and the field trips they would take." Jones said. "I enjoyed obtaining

new

information, and to see what the different career aspects were, and you could put this on

gives children a

was very

"It

was interested in some of the speakers they

rewarding for the

students

be

to

able to do this,"

VanZomeren

said.

Although the group hosted speakers and

your resume."

Special Advocates

program, which voice

in

court,

Sandy Woods

Wayne VanZomeren

organization had achieved

its

thought the

goal of helping

students develop a better understanding of

occasionally

at-

conventions,

tended

field trips

were also

meeting. CASA was an organization in which a judge appointed volunteers to inves-

popular

"Members had a chance to find out a more about psychology and

to

little bit

develop

"We

activities.

took an annual

trip to the psychiatric

custody

cases. Psych/Soc Society was a

group that looked at

both the

the what psychology was.

way that

mind func-

tioned, the way people dealt with social issues and how people dealt with others.

cohesion."

VanZomeren

said.

museum

in

St.

dur-

Psychology/ Sociology Society ing a

tigate child

Ad\iser

is

discussed by Jesand sica Loch

Photo

by Sarah Phipps


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184

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Residence

Hall Association

Hoke

by Jason

Students discuss social issues on bulletin boards Broadening the minds of residents, helping with renovations and giving students a morepleasing environment

was

the focus of the

Residence Hall Association as they

tried to

give something to everyone. In an attempt to

make

more

residents

in-

RH A created

informational boards in the different residence

around campus. Some of the issues

that

Mark Bigelow

said. "It

people see that they should not tions about people they did not

was

to

The group sponsored

party, a skating party

"We wanted more out said. "It

make

make assumpknow."

Social gatherings were also a part of life.

formed about issues in the world.

halls

were,"

RHA

a midnight bowling

and a spring dance.

do than the bars," Bigelow

gave people an opportunity

thought

to get off

was an outstanding event,"

it

Jennifer Pearson said. "It

was

who were

RHA

people

people to see that there was

there to

"I

not in

great to see at

an

RHA

event."

With upcoming renovations scheduled South Complex,

work with

for

RHA had the opportunity to

the architects

who were

planning

the remodeling.

"We got to work closely with the architects in |

RHA

covered

in these bulletin

boards were

Alcohol Awareness Week, National Coming

campus and have some

the planning stages of the renovations." Jeff

fun."

The spring dance which

RHA

hosted was

Lukens

said.

"We

had a few members on

Out Day. Black History Month and Women's

themed "Waterfalls." ARAMARK catered the

committee

History Month.

semi-formal, and tickets had to be purchased

renovation and on other details."

"We wanted increased awareness in the resi-

in

advance to make sure there was enough food

Whether

that

it

worked on

a

the planning of the

was planning

social gatherings, 1

prepared.

"Sometimes we would have

members, but

active

programs

where people came and learned about an then

we would have

issue,

passive programs which

consisted of the boards." In conjunction with National

Day. the

Coming Out

RHA put up a board that was to broaden

minds of residents on gay

"The purpose was were

in

to

issues.

make people

see they

an environment where gay people

Members

of the

Residence

Hall Association

discuss imposing a ban on smoking

dence

halls.

in

resi-

RHA was a group where students

could have a say

in

the government of

where

they lived on campus. Photo by Sarah Phipps

tend.

just for

RHA

informational programs, or helping in the

anyone who wanted

to at-

planning ofrenovations,

The dance was not

dences about certain issues," Jeff Lukens said.

for

RHA strived to better

the lives of students across

campus.

\


R

RHA

ProinoiL'tl riiciulsliip, biiili leadership skills

Row

1

your home, your choice!"

hall,

olcach

policies lor the a'sidcnls I'loiil

A

Executive Board "Your

H

and cstahlishcd

hall

Row: Amanda 2:

l)Livis,Janiic(iast()M.C'ai'ieCoan, and Kales Dooley. Lcs Clark. Jcalaine Vaccaro, Catherine Hamlin and Ryan Gove.

Back Row: Mark Hetzler, Jeff Lukens, Steffen Edwards and Adrain Jones.

Residence

Hall Association

"Your •

your home, your choice!"

hall,

Planned and implemented environmental

Front

social, educational

and

programs

qtiality

Amy

Row: Nicole Strong,

Carpenter.

Jill

Wolt, Allison Thornton.

Jenna Rhodes. Andrea Grant, Duff Paules and Becky Kondas. Jiffy Pearson,

Row

2:

Cassandra Johansen. Sarah Bohl. Ellen Bluml. Alysa

Townsend. Brian Swink and Jonathan Hyde. Row 3: Scott Stoltenberg. Becky Miller. Scott Evans, Kari Sperber. April Nelson. Angle Smothers. Jess Anderson. Chanell Hill and

Gibson, Jeff Forsyth,

Bambi Edwards. Back Row: Jason

Tim Correll, Derek Williams, Jeremy Walker, Troy

McDaniels. Jacob Reeser. Mark Bigelow. Brian Dooley and Brian Hopf.

Rodeo Club & Team Sponsored a horse show, two rodeos, and a Shriner's circus •

Team members competed

Front

Row: Chris Veatch.

in Central Plains

Dr.

Duane

Beth Collins and Ernst Uthlaut.

Jewell. Lisa Gregory. Katie Parpart.

Row

2:

Molly Klesath. Trish Knepp.

Farrah Lutz. Jennifer Reid. Keely Bamett. Carrie Iddings.

Row

Valeire Cooper.

3:

Region of the

Rodeo Association

National Intercollegiate

Twyman

and Devan

Dan Buckman. Tom Fenner.

Justin

Shauna Wattman, Heath Carlson, Deborah Turner. Amy Utech and Kyle Sheetz. Back Row: Chad Mathes. Andy Dingman. Chris Brabec. Roger Cole. John Miller, Brian Conrad. Bea Dahrman. Jeremy Condren. Keller,

Eric Hill. Jay

Bob

Nellesen. Spencer Love, and Troy Callaway.

Science Fiction Club Community •

Open

service and charity donors

to students with a

high interest

in

science fiction and

fantasy •

Fun-filled environment

A community

Front

Row:

service organization

Dr. Pauline Lizotte. Carrie

Van Hoose. Marcella Schaeffer

and Jennifer Ford. Back Row: Richard L. Coathup. Jeff Simonson and Paul Schweedler.


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186

Sigma Alpha was

Philanthropy

Cancer Society

the American

Professional sorority for

Had

women

interested in the field of

agriculture socials

and mixers with

fraternities

Front Row: Tiffany Quillen, Brandi Davis,

Wilson.

Row

Dana Keim and Mendy

Karen Anderson. Sara Rogers. Alicia Fagg, Stephanie

2:

Zeilstra and Jennifer

Row 3: Janelle Bills, Julie Schmitter, Shawna

Shaw.

Victor. Kimberly Anderson,

Dana

Rhonda Rushton,

Collins,

Jennifer

Johannaber and Tiffany Davis. Back Row: Julie Humphreys, Andrea Finney, Michelle Janssen, Kari Eck, Alyssa Saxton, Susan Schultz, Erin

Obermeyer, Jessica Shaw and Nicki Gray.

Sigma International professional •

Participated in

Helped with

Sang with Phi

Homecoming

music Variety

music contest Alpha Sinfonia

Aipiia lota

women

fraternity for

Show

district

Mu

in

annual

Man

of Music

Concert •

Received college chapter achievement award for Pi Province

Front

Row: Sarah Thomas, Kourtney Strade and Sarah Smith. Row

2:

Camilla Geuy Ashley Dougan, Beth Ferry, Amy Geunther, Elise Gutshall ,

and

Julie Bookless.

Back Row: Jamie Welch, Amanda Mendon, Melody

Alford, Tiffany Leever and Sarah LaBarr.

Sigma

Sigma

Pi

Hosted Expanding Horizons and Celebration of Quality •

Organization for Presidential and Martin Luther King

Jr.

Scholarship recipients or those with a 3.5 or above grade point

average Front

Row: Geri Jennings,

Swames, Carrie

Sindelar,

Howard, Peggy Marriott, Jeanne

Jodi Baldwin-Stroburg, Janelle

Deborah Brannen and Andrew Saeger.

Tonya

Meyer, Les Clark, Elisa Koch,

Row

2:

Coffelt and Sarah Bohl.

Kim

Row

3:

Jeff

Wall, Laura Campbell, adviser Dr.

Barbara Heusel, and April Griffith. Back Row: Teresa Schlueter, Devin Warrington, Becky Miller, Dakota Derr, Chris Farmer, Michael Hobbs

and Lynsi Radhorst.

Sigma Society A women's community •

Participated in

Homecoming

Mary Linn Performing •

service organization

activities as well as

ushered

at

Arts Center

Babysat and worked with the elderly around the community

Front

Row:

Amy

Donald,

Jill

Cannon, Amber Holman, Andrea Knight,

Carrie Henderson, Jenny Fuller and Sayaka Hashimoto.

Row

2:

Laura

White, Jessica Schuning, Jennifer Hasty, Shannon Mayo, Heather Hall, Jennifer Strader,

Yumi Ikuma and Jo Ann Marion. Back Row: Amber Bix,

Teresa Feick, Keely Thorp, Heather Havard, Leticia Mendoza,

and Kimberly Chandler.

Amy West


Sigma Alpha

187

Sigma Alpha by

Amy Smith

Professional sorority

seeks more involvement Sigma Alpha,

women kept up its

a professional sorority lor

interested in the field of agriculture,

its

goal of professionalism, held since

April 1995 activation.

Stephanie Zeilstra said.

"We had many speakers that came agriculture field, and a

few

in

that

from

the

spoke on

improving resumes. But we also wanted to

to try

broaden out and meet other Greeks on

Besides Greek

Sigma Alpha

formal

in

Week

members.

activities, the

women

also participated in mixers, a

Kansas City. Mo., and other social

Some of their sisterhood events included ice Mary Kay

party, a lingerie party and scavenger hunts.

a traditional sisterhood event, the

Another unique aspect about Sigma Alpha

was they were not

a part of the Panhellenic

Council on campus. However, they were

As

women had

members, which meant

that they

could attend meetings, but could not vote.

Sigma Alpha wanted

to get

more involved

"We were going to have a shower and bring when one of our sisters

got engaged, but

participate in

Week

president Tiffany Quillen said. "That way.

women

raised

game.

In spring

at

During

fall

money by working

a

a Kansas City Chiefs

1998, they hosted a bingo

tournament for the community.

Sigma Alpha searched alumni

their

in the

for a

way

to include

events they hosted to create

a successful alumni chapter.

women not

focused. Although

grown

significantly

in

the

membership had past years, the

"Sigma Alpha's focus was on the quantity of our

quality, not

members." Quillen

said.

Professionalism was what members of

":>

Sigma Alpha concentrated on

as

they

participated together in social and sisterhood

Greek

let

1997, the

fund-raisers.

be a successful chapter.

decided to each bring a recipe instead,"

events while also learning more about the

iS»^»ii

Panhellenic Council

agreed to

Alpha sponsored

Sigma

we

to

activities.

the costs of their events,

women were not discouraged from striving to

men and women

wanted

out

everyone decided that was too expensive, so

with other Greek

and

start

Membership was another issue on which

became engaged.

gifts

To cover

concession stand

events, including sisterhood events.

skating in Kansas City, Mo., a

she would have a recipe collection to

with from her sisters."

a recipe shower every time one of their sisters

campus."

associate

since they were just associate

of

"Our focus was definitely on professionalism."

not win any of the events they participated in

field

of agriculture.

the

women become involved, but

As a relatively new sorority to Northwest, Sigma Alpha takes part in Greek Sing during Greek Week. The professional agriculture so-

a

downfall was that

Sigma Alpha could

;?*v/

rority

received the Outstanding First Year Paraward for accomplishments during

ticipation

Greek Week. Photo by Adriana Albors


Groups

1

Sigma Tau Delta English majors and minors interested

advancement

the

in

of the study of literature

Motto: Sincerity, truth and design

Attended national conventions and presented juried,

critical

papers •

Participated in activities such as round tables and poetry

readings Front

Row: Peggy James, Jill Heisterkamp, Angle Bayne, Joannie Kidder

and Chanda Funston.

Row

2:

Lesley Thacker, Natalie Shuler. Julie

and Vickey Meyer. Back Row: Dave Ceaton,

Schreffler, Jessica Yeldell

Lisa Hartnian, Erin Massey, Kathy Brocky, Kimberly

Mason and Jim

Clark.

Society of Professional Journalists National organization supporting and promoting

journalism and First

Amendment

issues

Sponsored media and law, media and diversity programs

Service projects included a faculty auction and several social

Check out website SPJINDEX.html

events

Front

Row:

at

www.nwmissouri.edu/~jody/

Arlisa Johnson, Lisa Huse, Erica Smith, Kelsey

Back Row: Jackie Tegen, Jon Baker, Laura Prichard and Marsha James.

adviser Jody Strauch. ley,

Lowe and

Adam Buck-

South Complex Hall Council Created strong community atmosphere with energetic and hard-working committees •

Worked on

building a positive, energetic

community within

the hall

Front

Row: Eileen

Allen,

Amy Jesse,

Katie Eidson, Jodi Winther, Kristy

Watson, Liana Milligan and Jenna Rhodes.

Row

2:

Scott Evans, Jon

Goldberg. Pat Johnson, Hilary Myers, Michelle Riedemann, Jessica

Gamer, Kerre Heintz, Stefanie Meyer, Doug Turner, Chris Higgs and Scott Howell. Back Row: Brian Dooley, Brent Monger. Nicholas Drake. Matt Van Schyndel. Matthew Pearl. Todd Numberg. Kalin Mieras. Michael Helling. Travis McLain. Kevin Nolan, Derek Williams and Chris Davis.

Student Ambassadors Gave campus

tours to prospective high school students and other interested students

Helped with Family Day. Sneak Preview and Advantage "97

Thirty-eight to

many

members in the program, each of whom belonged campus organizations

different

Front Row: Karen Barniann. Maggie O'Riley and Mendy Wilson. Row 2: Jamie Hatz. Amie Hoerath. Jennifer Simler. Jennifer Rule. Kazadi Kata-

mbwa. Leah Johansen, Becky Miller and Kattie Foy. Row 3: Kristina Wilbum, Cindy Carrigan, Starla Sands, Stacy Plummer, Jerry Nevins, Chris Pavalis, Tiffany Leever, Katie Eidson and Mercedes Ramirez. Back Row: Kevin Heyle. Brett Lind. Evan Polly, Doug Esser. Ted Quinlin. Tyler Mackey, Kelly Ferguson and Jeremy Browning.


South Complex

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18!

South Complex by Kim Mansfield

appointment brings stability to South Director's

South foniplex v\as a center tor change. August, the complex found hall

In

Luidor resident assis-

without a

tant

Eileen Allen,

director after the departure of Kirk

who

agreed to be-

itselt

Amy

Kluernpke.

On Nov.

became

new South Complex

1

1.

Baty officially

come

the council's

hall director.

temporary adviser.

"The people were very supportive and

The council drew

the

helpful." Baty said, "it

was

difficult to

make

and everyday

the transition v\ith policies

about 30 people every meeting.

Many

operations, but people were eager to answer

Until Baty's appointment as director. South

duties hall

resident assistants took on extra

in

order to keep the residence

running smoothly. Matters that required

an actual hall director, such as disciplinary action

w

ithin the hall,

Complex

were referred

director Colin

to

North

Folawn

until

mid-November when Baty took

over.

Hall Council

director position. She

when

role

cil.

met with

the executive

w as an active one. She was

there to

encourage the executive officers and become

Some examples

Membersof the South Complex Hall Council gather at a meeting. South complex residents were without a hall director until November. Photo by Matt McBee social

program-

ing.

Committees were a way

involved

to get residents

while

in hall welfare,

hall council

president Katie Eidson thought hall council

gave her a chance

Complex

to further

South

Though South Complex was

initially

with-

hall council staved active

complete renovation that would close South

Complex

in fall

1998.

An

activity the hall

council planned for spring 1998 in

was

to bring

an expert to talk about the renovations, and

how

they would affect both the people

lived in South

Complex and

who

the University as

a whole.

affairs.

to represent residents

"When we came back we would be the most

of South Complex," Eidson said. "Hall

resident-friendly hall on campus." Baty said,

council gave residents an open forum for

regarding the renovations,

"It

gave

me

a

chance

issues and also social

and educational

The hall council worked hard every week to

a

community

One of

to

Baty's term as South

Complex

hall director

began amidst numerous changes within

programming."

bringresidentsof South Complex together as

council activities.

its

coun

ming. educational, recycling and fund-rais-

a sounding board for their ideas for hall

out a director,

the hall

were home improvement,

she took the hall

board of the council weekly.

Her

w thn

itself

Baty also became the adviser of South

Complex

different

committees existed

questions and help out."

Complex

at

improve

life

within the hall.

these improvements was the

the

hall

itself.

Her influence, combined

with the work of the

RAs and

hall council,

helped South Complex continue to function normally.


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190

Student Association Promoted

for Multicultural

Education

awareness on campus and throughout the community

multicultural

Organized panel discussions

Educated the school and community about multiculturalism

Front Row: Sheri Butler,

Wendy

Hutchinson. Territha Todd, Lisa

and Kate Carrel. Back Row: Stefanie Rentie.

Jill

Owen

Cannon. Ian Carle,

Joshua Smith, Jamasa Kramer and JoAnn Marion.

Student Council Worked

for Exceptional Children

with exceptional children

upheld •

Planned

activities like the

and

their rights

Week

of the Exceptional Child,

trick-or-treat education, multicultural education

and a

technology conference •

Worked with

Special Olympics and sent several children to

participate in the event Front Row: Nancy Riley, Wendy Hutchinson and Tiffany Wolf Back Row: Carolyn Hall, Jim Gulick and Jamie Esdohr.

Student Missouri State Teachers Association Affiliated with the Missouri State

Teachers Association •

Pre-professional teachers" organization

Consisted of undergraduates interested

Front

Row: Kerre

education

Heintz. Cindy Goodale, Hedi Murry, Nicki Pebley and

Row

Rachel Hilty.

in

2:

Kate Carrel, Katie Eidson, Meghan Baker, Becky

and Steve Stiglic. Row 3: Cindy Carrigan, Bunch, Beth Vanderau, April! Grider. Loralei Hess. Heather English, Jamie Esdohr, Anne Riney, Ellen Bluml and Natalie Shuler. Back Row: Emily Yancey, Kristi Niklasen, Catrina Hintz, Erin Massey, Matthew Pearl, Kyle Perkins, Brad Schmitz, Alan McCrary, Peters, Lori Bamett, Beth Ferry

Pamela

Bell,

Amy

Jeannette Ferguson,

Megan Coleman and

Kristin Ajesenaslsy.

Student Support Services Advisory Council Provided leadership opportunities and enhanced social interaction

Homecoming parade

Involved

Performed volunteer work and community service

in

Row: Virginia Peters, Angela Mittan, Eva Hart and Rachel Haney. Becky Peters, Eunbok Kim. Charice Douthat and Jill Maeder. Back Row: Stephen Fahring. Elaine Schafer, Aleesha Barcus, Jenny DeBuhr and Scott Johnston. Front

Row

2:


Student Support

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19

Student Support Services by Barry Piatt

Mentors provide students

academic support

with

Helping people was one of the goals tor

there

were also 10 student

Student Support Services. The student-

mentors,

oriented learning assistance program provided

them

personal and academic

tinancial. career,

counseling and advisement to first-generation

assistants, or peer

who worked with individuals to help

better understand

pertaining to college

and cope with issues

One of those mentors, Charice Douthat, said Student Support Services did

who

help students.

"We

disabilities.

This federally-funded program also

many

things to

offered various services, including

study groups, access to computers and counselor on

printers, cultural events, a

opportunities and enhanced social interaction.

an academic coordinator on staff and

Administration Building.

the

in

Student Support Services served nearly 180 students at Northwest, assisting them in

aspects of college

According

to

all

Eunbok Kim, Student Support

for about

10 years.

The students

involved in the organization participated

Homecoming community

pa"rade, as well

in the

as providing

for the students to graduate

from college." Kim

1996,

fall

know people trom

Student

Support Services was a big reason she joined

SAC. hoped

to gain leadership experience

and

many

help the community, as well as meeting friends," Hart said.

staff.

Student Support Services, with the help of its

much

governing body, the Student Advisory Council, continued

said.

The governing board of Student Support Services was the Student Advisory Council.

its

role as a

major

assistance-provider for students, not only educationally but socially as well.

cil

consisted of 15

students

also

who were

members

of

Student Support Services.

The Student

was able

members volunteered their time in

said.

The Student Support Ser\ices counselor said the organization

Student Support Services and

Advisory Council

service.

"Our goal was

Hart, a

This advisory coun-

life.

Services counselor, the group had been on

campus

more," Douthat

SAC. Eva

the Student Advisory Council since

"I

provided volunteer services, leadership

Located

member of both

said getting to

life.

college students, as well as those individuals

received financial aid and those with

president and sponsor for

to

do "a

little bit

of

order to

make some

of the decisions for

Members of Student Support Services meet

^

in their office

,

...

_.

located

in

the

everything" to help students accomplish that

Student Support Ser-

Administration Building for movie night. Movie night was a weekly event, and it helped bring members closer together. Student Support Services

goal.

vices.

offered study groups

In Student

Support Services, besides Kim.

Kim

and other services to help and assist the students and provided community service to the city of Maryville. Photo by Matt

served as the

McBee


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]92

Wesley Center by Liz A

I

r

f

e y

Midweek Worship relieves members' stress The Wesley Student Center catered individuals

who

to take part in.

looked for spiritual activities

Headed by Don and Marjean

Ehlers for the past

1

numerous services

One of Worship

was

everything.

It

as a sort of break

It

from

gave the students a chance

to

was when

the center." Neil

The Midweek

Worship program also helped some students get through the year. "If

I

had not gone

year," Danica

Kent

I

probably

my

freshman

to the center

it

through

said.

Besides overseeing the Wesley Student Center,

Don and Marjean were

counselors. In addition,

professional

Don was

also an

accomplished musician, having released five

"When my week was

relief

Midweek

the

friends and relax.

stressful, that

students that went to the center.

would not have made

campus.

for the

took place on Wednesdays.

was looked upon

make

7 years, the center offered

these services

that

to

I

really

made

busy and

sure

Neumeyer said.

"It

I

went

to

was a real

from the things around me."

That was the feeling shared by many

'^^^^

^m^

albums.

"Don was awesome on Homickel

said.

"He

the guitar,"

Mark

really created a relaxed

environment."

According

••31

to

the

members. Midweek


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all

organizations

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Angle Richardson. Headier Waidlow. Laurie Zimmerman and Melanle

Coleman.

Row

}:

Julie

Treadman, Sarah Dcrks. Danielle Saunders.

Missey Green, Laura Zech, Kent Ruehter, Lisa Hughes, Chariee Douthal and Jennifer Ludwig.

Row

4:

Ben Clark, Jon Baker. Benjamin A/.ugg,

Megan Johnson, Andrew

Roherl Rice, John CotTey.

Saegcr. Seoll

Johnston and Michelle Ludwig. Back Row: Craig Sehieber.

Shawn

Sandell. David Douglas, Kyle

Niemann, Michelle Krambeck, Dave DiBernardo, Mark Dillenschneider, Sam Scholten and Devin Warrington.

Tau

Phi Upsilon

Only non-national social sorority •

Must have been

at least a

at

Northwest

second-semester freshman with a 2.0

or above grade point average Front

Row: Darla Renfeld, Teresa Nopoulos,

Tricia Deaver. Christine

Shauna Sandau, Angela Wiederholt. Debbie Gunia and Summer Brown. Row 2: Kathy Ramirez. Mindy Robbins, Chalene McJunkin, Heather Ainge, Melissa Cram and ChasityGooch. Row ?<: Kim Grier, Lori Snodgrass.

Reitsma, Trina Dunn,

Dawn

Hurley, Maggie O'Riley,

Amanda

Muller.

Candi Briggs, Sarah Carhill, Andrea Smith and Lori Bamett. Back Row: Ruth Biswell. Andrea Bartels. Caroline Murr, Vena Meyers, Gwen Beyer, Michelle Riedemann, Kimberly Mason, Julie Speicher and Jamie

Vanbelkum.

University Players Provided workshops and seminars for theatre students •

Sponsored the Lab Series productions

who went

Financially supported students

Sponsored department

Provided receptions for Lab Series productions

Front

Row:

activities

to theatre

conference

such as picnics and cookouts

Amy Paige and Dyann Vams. Back Row: Sean Mallary, Troy

Dargin and Nick Busken.

Wesley Center United Methodist • •

Campus

Ministry at Northwest

Midweek Worship met at 9 p.m. on Wednesdays Teams led worship at various area churches

Celebration

Front

Row: Emily Reese. Michelle Zimmerschied. Debby Grantham,

Sherri Winingar, Elizabeth Duncan, Elizabeth Keane, Julia Ehlers, Elisa

Kramer and Ben Savage. Row 2: Marjean Potter Ehlers, Whitney Dougherty, Mark Hornickel, Jennifer Jensen, Heather Ward, Sarah Alexander. Kristy Giemiann. Ben Sumrall and Danica Kent. Row 3: Micah Thieszen, Brian Swink, Mike Ehlers, Duane Hazeiton, Neil Neumeyer, Sara Bane. Randy Cody. Scott Ware and Lynn Mann. Back Row: Valerie Colton, Steve Gilson, Domino Mbise, Karl Schweigel, Bob Tutt,

Matt Guthrie, Richard McMillan, Don Ehlers and Lance Lewis.


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by Jackie

becomes home

Motel

men

to fraternity to see fraternity

members

working together at different duties

to see that

It

was not unusual

their

home

Alpha

stayed clean and kept up.

Gamma Rho

fraternity

exception, but perhaps, see a

man

the steps

in a pair

it

The

house was no

looked a

little

odd

to

of cowboy boots sweeping

where a maid was once employed.

The Ag Rho men picked up Molly's bar and high-tailed

The Show

Me

Gamma Rho

Inn,

it

roots

above

up the road

to

where a back building

became

their

new home.

"Part of the reason

22 guys

extra

was we could only have above Molly's,"

live in the place

president Josh Wall said. "So

we saw

this as a

Me

Inn.

pool,

so did

The Show

left

during the renovation of the

when

building so that

they visited,

room

became not only 36 rooms, but

also a

The windows were

facilities

down

were add-

Suddenly, a motel became a home.

The expansion Inn, but

was

like

rather than

a fratemity house.

it

not only changed

also

The Show

changed the fratemity.

"One of our goals was body under one

roof,"

as an opportunity to

Two members

to try

Wall

It

do

"We saw this

like in other fratemity houses.

member was sonal

to live in

each

also expected to keep their per-

in each.

Overall, the motel offered extras that other fratemities' houses could not,

which made

even more unique. The

however, hoped

to

Row," Wall

||

like to ultimately see a

said.

"But

it

We really liked

mean, we had one of the nicest

lived in the house, the extra for scholarship or study for alumni to stay

"We were made "Because

it

u.sed

rooms and also places

when a

rooms were

they visited

colony

in

1989," Wall

was only our eighth year of

alumni we did not have many alumni, so the

houses

at

to happen.

contract allowing

here.

I

fraternity

them

the building under a to

make

renovations and promised that

same

it

Northwest."

The Ag Rhos leased

Inn and

Greek

did not look like that

members

Because only 42 currently

fraternity,

around campus brought together.

was going

fill.

the

one day see the fratemities

room, which made 72 spots available for to

Each

rooms clean, which included a bathroom

"We would

that."

were able

much

Ag Rhos

and get every-

said.

house. House jobs were given to each member,

and shower

gave the 61 active members a home.

said.

it

not like abuilding but like any other fratemity

over the pool and laundry

More space for members to live was one of the main reasons the Alpha Gamma Rho fratemity moved. Their former residence was above Molly's bar. Photo by Jackie Tegen

were

bottom

36 available rooms and an indoor

covered up, wood planks were placed

Me

floor that

the

However, the motel was mn by the fratemity

building,

kitchen and chapter room.

ed.

The alumni were given rooms on

which once con-

The back

sisted of

for other things."

they were staying in a motel

great opportunity to expand."

As the fratemity expanded,

rooms were used

cowboy boots would

steps that

the needed

The Show Me still

sweep

maids had once swept.

the


Gamma Rho'195

Alpha

Gamma Rho

Alpha

The

only professional/social fraternity

on the Northwest cannpus Uow:

l-Kiiil

Adiiinsdii

Tiiivis I'oril,

;iikI

Jesse Cass.

Tom

Josh .Sims,

l-;ilis.

Dalirman.

Row

W;ill.

Kevin

Frieling.

Ben

Nathan Mayer, Travis Rasnuissen. Scott

K-nner.

Chad

BelllelcJ,

Bill

Lymer and Ben

Colin Johnson, Ronnie Vaughn, Tyler Kapp. Krie Brice Walker. Justin Vincent, Phil Claypole, Anthony Sehreiner,

McKay,

}:

McGeeney and Trevor

Travis Smith, Chris

Buckman. Amend Koile,

Mark Putney. Josh

Row 2:

Back Row: Dan

Chris Vealch. Michael Whigand, Austin Nothwehr,

Hill.

[trie

.Smith.

Sealine. Jason Dent. Brian Strider. Jason Price, Bill

Richard Schneider and Pal Holloway.

Alpha Kappa Lambda Founded on the

New

ideals of Judeo-Christian principles,

leadership, scholarship, loyalty •

Associates

and self-support

Strived for success as a wiiole, yet emphasized the individual

Front Farris,

Row: Jeff Taylor. Kevin Singleton, Lonnie Bradford, Damian Chad Kerns and Delvin Rosson. Row 2: Jason Tomlinson. Eric

Zinnert. Shane Zeysing. Jesse Yarpezeshkan. Jason Paiva and

Mark

Back Row: Jason Pollan. Kevin Switzer. Michael Mohrhauser, Burke and Kit Ketterman.

Jurado.

Adam

Alpha Kappa Lambda Actives A member •

Involved

Front

in

Chamber

of

Commerce

weekly community service events

Row: Mike

Jeff Clark and

of Maryville

Botts. Derrick Vidacak. Chris Pate.

David Farmer.

Row

2:

Thomas Peacher Jr..

Bryant Wigger. Brad Whitford.

Leigh Puterson. Scott Goodrich, Matthew Demoss, Daniel Ward and Jeremiah Biggs. Back Row: Chad Curphy, Clint Taylor, Dave DiBemardo. Ethan Brown. Chris Banks. Trent Leonard. Drew Bontrager, Ron Roundy and Jonathan Brancato.

Alpha Sigma Alpha Two

New Members

national philanthropies

were

S.

June Smith

Center and Special Olympics •

Actively involved

Front

Row: Molly

in

Adopt-A-Highvvay

Strait.

Amy

Miller, Lesley Daniel. Carrie Knight.

Stephanie Mackey. Karieen Myers. Katie Skouse. Andrea Hendrix and

Shauna

Collins.

Amanda

Row 2:

Ploetner.

Melissa Cole. Sherri Dorsey. Andrea Dettmann.

Megan Johnson. Becky Masonbrink. Gina Hayes and

Michelle Frew. Back Row: Erika Baker, Stacie Trout, Shanna Powers,

Lynsey Robinson.

Julie Stukenholtz. Sara

Tankesley and Lindsay Wood.

Hancock. Lisa Pearson. Kerry


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Alpha Sigma Alpha by

Amy Smith

Donating time

keeps

Alphas" main interests. During the

Service projects and working to benefit their

philanthropy were part of what the

Alpha Sigma Alpha were

sponsoring

a

all

women

about.

of

semesters

From

walk/bike-a-thon

full

the past, the

women

always

Lafayette High School in St. Joseph,

working with terminally

of energy.

Philanthropic events were one of the

Smith Center.

ill

money for this

for

1997

Front Row: Ann Marie Dettmann, Jeni Kenyon. Kelly Nourse. Shannon Tebbenkamp, Dianna Cooke, Jennifer Rule, Carol McCulloch. Jessica Vehe and Anne Taylor. Row 2: Jennifer Knotts. Cara Reinke, Amie

Hoerath, Melissa Bewley, Gretchen Dale, Natalie Harbin, Jessica Boynton, Brianna Mares, Karie Gragg and Whitney Thacker. Row 3:

Jamie Beach. Becky Moore, Dana Horkey, Kari Dorrel, Maureen O'Malley, Angela Schmidt, Mandy Johnson. Angie Schuler, Susan Payton. Sarah Hambrecht and Sarah Smith. Back Row: Stephanie

Raymond, Karen Hagen, Lisa Lewis, Amanda Walker, Stacie

Mumm,

Callie Silvey.

Erica Monjaraz. Kate Counter.

was

really

good

Alphas also

for the

little

felt visiting

I

thought

it

kids."

the residents of the

beneficial.

Tikes.

Any or

The women also donated old clothes they did not want

anymore and

sent

them

to

Romania.

organization could

A

donate money

chapter to collect food for the needy.

in

canned food drive was held within the

The Alphas kept very busy, but opinion

it

was

all

for a

in

their

good cause. From

Many of the Alphas

philanthropic events to just being sisters, the

thought it was a good

women were proud of their accomplishments.

and on

Alpha Sigma Alpha Actives Outstanding Greek Organization

of kids did (get) recognized and

a-thon called Bikes

cause.

locally

brought their kids and walked with

Center every Thursday evening was

order to help the

on the second floor Alpha sorority was very involved in service projects both a national level. Photo by Amy Roh

"Moms

hosted a walk/bike-

individual

members watch new Alpha Sigma Alpha rushees of the J.W. Jones Student Union on Bid Day. The

they received.

Maryville Health Care and Rehabilitation

for

outside, active

the support

women

center, the

From

all

them in strollers," Melissa Bewley said. "A lot

Mo.

patients at S. June

In order to raise

time and they were happy for

at

The Alphas' main philanthropic project was

participating in the Alzheimer's walk, the

Alphas were

in

fall

helped with the Special Olympics

to

busy

sorority

Christina Elmers,

Amanda Plumnier and


Alpha Sigma Alpha*197

Delta Zeta

New Members

Promoted sisterhood, leadership, and individual growth • l.nrL'Ost

intcniMlional sororily wilh over IKO.OOO

iiicnihcrs

Irom Row: Kicli Hcrtlinj;. Hikiiy Siiiilli. Hoik- Spcllniaii, Kinibcrly Murdock and Christine Clark. Row 2: Sarah Smith, Erin Mowery, Jennifer Nervig. Jessica Agard, Jodi Hurley. Bethany Kalho and

Shawna Beeman. Back Row: Karia Thayer, Meghan Dunning. Juhe Treadman. Heidy Robeson. Jennifer Abma. Natasha Pointer. Raena Miller and Kristin (^unimings.

Delta Zeta Actives Founded

Oct. 24,

Row: Tondee Voortnian,

Front

Bartlett, Olivia Waldbillig, Rita

Allen.

Row 2:

Oxford, Ohio

in

Julie Norlen.

Stephany Louk. Jennifer

DelSignore, Becky Doyle and Christy

Nicole Fizette, Lesley Block, Becky Kavadas. Jen Ensley,

Christina Collings. Kit

1902

Morgan. Kim

Jayme Warren. Heather Libby, Wendy Hutchinson, Ginny Edwards. Jen Cooke. Cherie Wilson and

Gilbert.

Amy Smith. Row ?<: Traci Bera. Ebru Teniel. Alicia Johnson. Teryn Ebert, Celinda Cox. Lori Drew, Jana Grain, Kristin Roach. Julie Knott, Traci Beck, Jennifer Catron and Jenny Sampson. Back Row: Jennifer Heermann, Angel McAdams. Erin Avery. Erin Vestecka. Kirsten Sayles, Mindi Robinson. Staci Jo Graham. Lara Schulenberg. Tina O' Neal, Jamie Scott,

Ginger Langemeier and

Delta Chi

New

Amy

Blazek.

Associates

Largest fraternity at Northwest •

Largest Delta Chi chapter in the international fraternity

Row: Nick Newberry. Brett Wiklund. Ryan Koom. Jeff Gailey, Kevin Schultz, Joel Dickes. Nathan Weipert and Jason Waldman. Row 2:

Front

Dana White. Steven Finnell. Josh Collingwood, Geoff Oxton, Jeff DeBourge, Nick Murphy and Eric Roberts. Back Row: Corey Gillespie, Justin Abbott, Brian McKenzie, Scott Wolf, David Thompson. Tommy Durden and Andy Armbruster.

Delta Chi Actives Recipient of nine President's fraternity's

Cup awards,

the

most prestigious award

Front Row: Corbin Pierce. Jeff Butler. Jason Key. Michael Davis. Kevin Cook. Kazadi Katambwa. Andy Powell and Michael Vinson. Row 2: Jeff

Bradley, Brian Faulkner.

Emre

Mike Hanchette, Sinan Atahan, Anthony

Hood, Bradford Ferbet and J.W. McCubbin. Ramsey. Chad Cory. Scott Dillenschneider, Chris Railsback. Bill Arts. Ahmet Emre Selimata. Dustin Zook and Aaron Lew is. Back Row Mark Dillenschneider, David Douglas, Adam Stanley, Brian Cooley, Andrew Venn. Ryan George, Andrew Lang. Rob Ross and Edelen.

Row

3:

Zengilli. J.D.

Scott

:

Barry .Audsley.


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9i

Mu

Phi by

Adam Buckley

Close relationships result from focusing on goals To be

a

member of Phi Mu women's

frater-

"This was always a time

nity required hard

work, dedicated sisterhood

very proud of Phi

and an

accomplishment. This was

whole."

attitude of

reflected in Phi

Mu's

continual success as the

women's fraternity was able to

receive overall

Homecoming supremacy awards

for

1

9 con-

secutive years.

President Jennifer Donnell believed the

It

in

which we were

Mu and of our alumnae as a

would be expected

that after

winning the

Mu.

building our sisterhood, while also allowing for the older to

members

to interact with

and get

know our new members," Donnell

said,

Miracle Network, which helped children

in the

Mu

was

able to donate $ 1 ,750 to the network for chil-

but Donnell said the attitude was more laid

dren. This provided a

back than what people

may have

tions at that time," Donnell said.

"This allowed for us to really concentrate on

the Children's

pressure involved to keep winning each year,

members

expected.

goals in order to meet the chapter's expecta-

Phi

which Phi

University of Kansas hospital. Phi

pated in were very important collectively for

members

was heavily involved was

in

supremacy award for 19years, there would be

"Each year we focused and refocused our

that

Another charity organization

Mu

partici-

Homecoming activities

Health Opportunities for People Everywhere.

important thing was that that the

members

"The most

we gave it our all and

in the chapter established

closer relationships because of their hard

Other awards Phi

Mu won included

"Our biggest organized

activity

was

the

three-on-three basketball tournament held in

March," vice president

Julie

Burroughs

said.

"This allowed for organizations and individual

groups to also become involved with the

philanthropy."

start,

Mu worked locally at Head-

providing babysitting for women

in situ-

work

ations of abuse. This diversity in charity

the Chapter Total

reflected Phi

Award, which was

"We were

Mu's

diverse membership.

very proud and lucky to have so

given to the group

many members

because they

better this

received the most

numerous other organizations across

women

Northwest," Donnell

during Rush.

In addition to

done

Members of Phi Mu perform the grand finale of their Homecoming Variety Show skit. Homecoming was one of many different activities the diverse women's fraternity was involved in during the year. Photo by Amy Roh

that

for the

to focus different activities on.

In addition. Phi

work."

good project

Mu

work

for Rush, Phi

participated in

activities Project

with

HOPE,

or

this

that continually

strived to

campus by becoming involved

said. "It

was because of

involvement and diversity that

able to accomplish

Phi

Mu

many

in

we were

feats."

believed this factor helped

make

them one of the best Greek organizations on campus.


Phi

Delta

Sigma

Phi

Northwest chapter was Epsilon Lambda in •

March of Dimes

Won Olympiad Award Row:

Iroiu

SUiarl

Mu '199

— chartered

1967

as a pliilanlhiopy thiriiii:

(ircck

Week

Kinehcloc, Jeremy Wit/tee, Troy hiytun,

Kobby Chad Rea and Jason Witzke. Row 2: Jeremy Don Geiter, Thomas Cooper. Kellen Weissenbach,

Dittmer. Joshua Plueger, Jones, Sean r:)uvall,

Spurgcon WiUiams and Michael Nihsen. Row 3: Josh Johnson, .Scott Mackcy. Michael Robertson, Matthew Mayer, Todd Nurnberg, Travis Miner, Nathan Bjorklund and Jubc Schley. Back Row: Jon VonSeggem,

Dave Ru/icka. Curt Billy

ScotI,

Andy

Scott, Chris Consiglio, Brian

Kelm and

McHlheny.

Kappa Sigma introduced annual •

Joined .Sigma .Society

in

Dream

Girl

competition

working on Homecoming

tor the

community •

Held

.several

events to raise

money

for the

American Cancer

Society

Row: Corey Sweat, Brent Keltner, David Ashbrook, Craig Piburn, Matt McCleish, Darren Daughenbaugh, John Williams, Geraldo Pazar and Caleb Pearson. Row 2: Travis Jaques, Chris Goll, Jason Tarwater, Front

Jeremy Kuntze, Neil Neuirieyer, Troy Teague, Sean Humphrey, Ben Sumrall, Brett Turner, Bob Henry and Jason Lengemann. Back Row: Brian Major,

Todd Huntley. Neal Aiken, Sam

Scholten. Kyle Niemann,

Brad Anderson, Diarra Dunlap, Robert Hicks and Devin

||kJi|M

Stickel.


reeks

200 Phi

Were

involved

in

Executive Board

various leadership roles on

Sponsored numerous academic,

Mu

social, self-building

campus and

philanthropic activities Front

Row:

Stacia Worley, Kristi Seek, Jen Weipert, Nicole Voigts and

Sarah Stephens. Back Row: Julie Burroughs, Melissa Larson. Lynn Heying, Jennifer Donnell, Michele Beisel, Michelle Mattson and Cynthia

Crook.

Phi

Sigma Kappa Actives

Based on the foundations of brotherhood, scholarship, and character Front Row: Aaron Grier,

Mathew Hazen, Sam Moore,

Scott Whyte.

Tyson Paape, T.J. Dystra and Daron Hall. Row 2: Steve Klein, Howard Dumke, Brook Linderman, Chad Stohman, Tim Childers. Aaron Hunerdosse, Dustin Ellis, Justin Engelhardt and James Tyrakoski. Row 3: Mike

Chad Robertson, Michael Martin, Mark Thrasher, Alex Ted Place, Jacob McCracken, Matt Behounck. Chris Norman, Cris Doud and Ranee Carlson. Back Row: Shawn Sloan, Kyle Stewart, Phil

Hershberger, Berry,

Schiller, Justin Steitz, Neal Young, Murphy, Travis Robinson, Matt Huster and Michael Powell.

Koch, Matt Wennstedt, Zachary Christian

Sigma Kappa New Members Third leading contributor to the research of

Alzheimer's Disease •

Encouraged

all

members

to be involved in other activities

on

campus

Amy Beaver, Kerri Roy, Heather Wagner, Jenny Fuller, Jenny Bayor and Jeanette Antone. Row 2: Adrian Sansone, Tracy Edwards, Dorothy Stavell, Kristi Benton. Allison MeCauley and Missy Wardrip. Row 3: Becky Kavanaugh, Brook Stanford, Shauna Moller, Tessa Miller. Paige Gilidden. Heather Senter, Heather Bontrager and Mindy Hayden.

Front Row

:

Back Row: Charity Chavez, Mindy Thome, Erin Rockford, Erin

Stein,

Alicia Reeves, Alison Philippi. Michelle Launsby, Jennifer Brincks and

Laura Craft.

Sigma Kappa Actives Strived for high standards of achievement scholastically, socially, Front

and

spiritually

Row: Nicole McCune. Tammy Buck, Christian Carter. Sarah Beets.

Carri Kropf, Stacie Dowell, Jaime Riddle and Brandy Holton.

Roasa, Jessica Cassidy,

Amy

Row 2: Jill

Randolph, Misty Masters, Rita Rasch,

Kenya Lockamy, Stacy Dougan and Kimberly Kajok. Row Buhrmester. Cara Cudney. Cristina Peacock.

Kim

3:

Vanessa

Burgess, Lisa Brunke,

Heather Byrom, Anita Groom, Lisa Jensen and Stephanie Cook. Back

Row: Michelle Dunlap. Nichole

Pratt.

Anne Walker,

Jennifer Clark,

Bridget Bolin, Laura Wall. Kari Cordie. Christa Weinand, Kristina Cordie. Sabrina Peterson, Jenny Buatright and Tara Getter.


Phi

Sigma Kappa '201

Sigma Kappa

Phi

Amy Smith

by

shown in Homecoming supremacy Dedication

The men

Phi

nt'

Sigma Kappa iDok

Northwest by storm when

Homecoming

it

came

to

after obtaining their fourth-

was amazing

had stayed where said.

"We

years, slip

that the ie\el of dedication

it

was." president Ted Place

ne\er once,

in

even thought about

any of those four letting that

trophy

that

their fourth-straight

helped the Phi Sigs gain

supremacy win included:

parade supremacy, first-place

float, first-place

clowns, fourth-place house decoration and third-place Variety

Pride

when

was what

"A

Show.

Homecoming." Place

standard had been set and each year

to let

Tyson Paape

it

they received their supremacy trophy.

maintain high standards

supremacy

title

would

said that

it

took a

Sigs prided

Homecoming because

themselves on

of the tradition behind

ensure that the

where

it

was.

of hard

lot

work and dedication.

we

put into

immense." Paape

said. "It

"The

effort

Homecoming was took

all

of our guys

as hard as they could

to

finish

everything."

1998 marked the Phi Sigs' 60th anniversary on Northwest's campus. The

men were

in the

process of finalizing plans

how

to

celebrate the event.

While striving

to

maintain their

Members

of

Phi

house decoration

"Phi

stay

to

slip."

during the spring semester on

the Phi Sigs felt they gained

to

we tried to raise that standard a little more, and

working

av\ay from us."

Some awards

said.

no one wanted

consecutive supremacy win. "It

their past success at

Homecoming

standards, the Phi Sigs also

looked to gain more members and continued

Sigma Kappa pomp their Homecoming. The frater-

for

Homecom-

nity

was

ing

supremacy through hard work. Photo by

able to maintain a lock on

Amy Roh

Sigma Kappa Exec and Seniors Enjoyed competing

in

intramural activities on

campus

Front Row: Lua Rjelnieland. Gayle Mcintosh. Angie Baync. Jeanne Swames. Kimberiy Sit'ers. Sarah Alexander. Andrea Cline. Tricia Fag-

mann and

Jennifer Rocbonugh.

Hillary Stone.

Row

2:

Nicole Geiter, Carrie Stiver,

Annie Chromy, Carrie Smith.

Kelii Paulus

and Lynette

Archdekin. Back Row: Jessica Lynn Clark. Melissa Kritzer. Jennifer

Thompson. Lisa Lewis. Mandy Livingston. Angela Barnes and Brooke Quigley.


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202

Sigma Sigma Sigma New IVIembers Won •

the National

Award

of Efficiency

Organized and sponsored Speak out for Sephanie Silent Walk Row:

Anna Ferrara. Kelsey Tonya Coffet and Samantha Hines. Row 2: Sarah Huffer, Stacy Young, Jodi Guess, Anna Jordan, Danielle Tehrani, Brenda King, Brooke Klot and Jamey Dedrickson. Row 3: Michelle Ludwig, Leanne Hartstack, Shannon Taylor, Sara Marcum, Toni Shavnore, Kerri Coffman, Kim Burkemper, Brandi Johnson and Pamela Lerch. Back Row: Front

Jessica Spielman. Kathryn Salute,

Bredensteiner,

Jennifer Spotts, Jeanne Sibbemsen, Mitasha Heideman, Lisa Zeigler, Kristina

Klum, Natalie McCurry, Carrie Elliott and Stephani Spainhower.

Sigma Sigma Sigma Actives Won •

National

tine

Award

of Efficiency

Highest campus grade point average in spring 1997

Front

Row:

Jennifer Simler, Tiffany Smith, Katherine

Adams, Kathleen

Quarrato, Kathy Wehmueller, Jenny Moore, Shannon Placke and Sarah Reavis.

Row 2: Jessica Dahl, Stacy Sands, Kristi Eklund, MoUie Boehner,

Sarah Dalton, Jennifer Curry, Amara Melonis, Ranina Riebel and Allison

Row

3: Anne JJightower, Nicole Bartosh, Jennifer Greene, Anna JJall, Kasey Sitherwood, Kellie Bleich, Jami Daffer and Dianna Neth. Back Row: Courtney Swearingen, Tara Henry, Casey

McClain.

Sarah Gaston,

Hargreaves, Amelia Angotti, Andi Selzer, Danielle Dicks, Julie Steffes

and Susie Redelberger.

Sigma Sigma Sigma Exec and Seniors Won •

the National

Award

of Efficiency

Raised money for Robbie Page Memorial Fund, which was

their philanthropy

Front Row: Gina Heady, Kelly Hudlemeyer, Sarah Carr,

Amy

Allen,

Ashley Heemiann, Cristelyn Wehrle, Eve Michanic, Heather Cutler and

Dawn Stephens. Row 2:

Virginia Samma, LoreUa Martin, Carrie Raleigh, Melanie Borgman, Becky Mellon, Starla Sands, Erin Peterson and adviser Dwight Maxwell. Back Row: Erica Zuber, Chris Pavalis, Stacy Tyler,

Kelly Kuehner, Jessica Fette, Christy Maslowski, Keri Lucas and Michelle Falcon.

Sigma

Phi Epsilon

Outstanding Greek Organization

New

Associates

for the last

10 of

1

years •

Received Intramural Supremacy

Row: Douglas Montgomery, Dean Crocker, Justin Burton, Dave Hughes and Kory Horstmeyer. Row 2: Charles Routledge, ScoU Nielson,

Front

Keith Schieb, Joshua Henry, Ryan McClanahan and Joe Woinicz. Back Row: Matt Owings, Brent Schmidt. David English, Tony Gulanakis, Matt

Gustafson, Eric DeValkenaere and Brian Wilmes.

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Eps

Sig

Sigma

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203

Phi Epsilon by

Jason Hoke

High Standards

Precede Award While keeping the

tradition of being

named

Outstanding Greek Organization, holding

The

men of Sigma

Phi Epsilon busy.

had been named Outstanding

fraternity

Greek Organization by Order of Omega for the last

10 out of 11 years.

and what members

contributed to the fraternity individually. Or-

Omega,

der of

a Northwest organization,

Mark Peterson

itself was

said. "It

about 20 pages,"

was based on many

things, including grades, intramurals,

nity ser\'ice

commu-

and individual participation."

The Sig Eps kept

the tradition of being

named Outstanding Greek Organization

alive

by pushing to meet their goals as a group.

We

had such a good reputation of high

standards and of rushing quality men," Jeff

Smith

said.

"We

had a goal

so

set,

we

could

stay at that level."

They did

this

"We

they were supposed to meet, but

of the

men

"We

at

at

the quota the quality

"Guys with

"We

also took time to

first,"

do commu-

and stay active with our philan-

nity service,

The old Sig Ep house was torn down in April to

"The house was just too old," Peterson

"Time and

fraternity brothers

make way

for a

new

house, a decision

fraternity

struction in

had

to

1

"Our alumni board decided rolling they said.

a house, the

had

to tear

"The idea of

to get the ball

down the house,"

Prell

some

begin con-

issues with the site

first.

Prell said.

"We wanted

board to give any guy the chance

Even with

to replace the old one.

998, but

to

to

to build a

house for 20-2.5 members and the executive

board had been thinking about the idea of a

new house

its toll

The land that we had did not give us much

who wanted

the fraternity's

had planned

be worked out

alumni board. The

made by

had taken

said,

on the house."

work with,"

thropy."

997

new house

to live there

to."

the inconvenience of not having

members of Sigma

Phi Epsilon

keptquality and brotherhood alive within their fraternity,

a

new house had been out there for

some

time, but by tearing

down

the old one,

it

them get started on

the

new house."

The poor

quality

and the age of the

rushing.

looked for well-rounded guys," Ben

Prell said.

put academics and intramurals

Prell said.

sideralion before building of the

The

the award.

let

by not looking

their

dedication to the thinas that would get them

1

"The application

Eps had won

award so many times because of

the

chose the winners based on an application process.

looked for

started.

Prell also believed that the Sig

The award was based on

the fraternity's activities

We

numbers."

quality, not just

new house

quality rushes and trying to get a built kept the

rounded men. balanced men.

at least a 3.5

(grade

house were just a couple of factors that

A Sigma

member salvages a piece of his fraternity house The house was torn down because of its decaying make way for a new house. Photo by Jason Hoke

Phi Epsilon

outof the rubble.

point average), athletic, what

we

called well-

were taken

into con-

condition to


Groups

2

04

Sigma Missouri •

Phi Epsilon Actives

Lambda

Ciiapter

Raised money for A.L.S., for Lou Gehrig's Disease

Front Row: Derek Smashey, Ben Prell, Kraig D. Robinette, Travis Manners and Nick Gooch. Row 2: Troy Luhan. Jeff Lopes, Ryan Gillis, Robert Aschentrop, Ryan Dawson, Jin Brennan, Lenny Pittala and Chris

Row 3: Jeremy Taylor, Andrew Vanness, Chris Benker, Justin Hunteman. Mark Pederson, Andrew Gaddis, Jared Jackson, Chris Smith, Brian Starkey and Michael Spriggs. Back Row: Ryan Lee, Chris Coles, Tom Geary. Jeff Smith, Ryan Kelly. Heath Burch. Bobby Jerome, Ryan Riggs.

Blum, Josh Kreps, Scott Rutherford and Brian Kuehl.

Sigma Tau Established a

tiigh

standard

fraternity •

Held

a spring formal, mixers,

for

Gamma

academics, oldest

on campus and other events

also

participated in intramural sports •

Won

Front

flag football

game and pingpong championship

Row: Jeff White, Brad Rudler and Terry Sybert. Row 2: Chris Jones.

Carson Spegal, Scott Alford and Tim Mohror. Back Row: Bryan Kaplan, Joe

Meade and Jimmy Buckingham.

Tau Kappa Epsilon New Associates One in •

of the five largest chapters

terms

of total

numbers

Strong alumni consisting of more than 1,250

men

Row: Andy Rogers, Matthew Hackett, Ryan Marriott, Trey Livingand Greg Gray. Back Row: Kalin Tapp. Patrick Turner, Jesse Mora, Joey Lane, Jeb Long and Brian Hyer. Front

ston, Justin Marriott

Tau Kappa Epsilon Actives Broke ground •

for

new home

in

Nov. 1997

Received the national public relations award

Front Row: Colby Mathews, Kent Turpin, Jeremy Greenwat, Chris Peasley, Derek

Owen, Jason Klindt and Mack Lee. Row 2: James Warren,

Michael Rains, Christopher Bayer, Chris Ash, Jay Davidason, Jason

Honan and Craig Ulrich. Row 3: Daniel Peters, Seth Matthew Burns, Jonathan Going. Bryce Duling, Christopher Murr and Jeremy Galloway. Back Row: Nick Mathews, Dave Hockett, Darren Papek, Kurtis Gentry, Rob Schreiber. Joe Hancock,

Peregrine, Nathan

Swier, Lance Hughes,

Adam

Petersen, Jacob DiPietre and

Tom

Stremlav.


Sigma Tau'205

Gamma

Sigma Tau

Huse

by Lisa

Involvement on campus

keeps Known

fraternity noticed on

for being the oldest fraternity

campus, the members of Sigma Tau

Gamma

spent the year planning iniprox ements for the

chapter house and keeping

members

on

active

campus.

members

in

by

started

1996 when they re-dry walled

most of the basement. More improvements needed, and plans were

additional renovations that

made

in

1

998

for

would continue

to

had been trying

make

it

said.

Crumrine

up the house and

"We were

looking into

"We

tlag

also

basketball and

donate to their

philanthropy. Bacchas, an alcohol awareness organization,

was

also important to the Sig

got you noticed on campus," Crumrine

up the "Winter Wonderland" display

at

"People saw you out and participating."

Franklin Park.

"It

said.

the

community

provide

money

also

meant fund

in

raising to

for the group's activities.

Members

Dedication

raised

in early

to

money

for

Bacchas by

their philanthropy

participation across

and

campus kept the Sig Taus

active throughout the year.

For their main

work

at

to

do

concerts and

throughout the year.

"We

ran

security

and ran concessions

their house.

Active Sig Tau members also participated activities

to

set

Kansas City, Mo.,

at

money

December helping

weekly meetings there and 12 members

sponsored by the Sig Taus were also held

a lot of fun."

spending a day

sporting events in

Some parties and other activities

That was

other students.

had

there,

too.

We

hard.

w ith

Taus got paid

Upkeep of the house was important to the Sig

all that

Taus.

opportunity, the Sig

resided there.

intramural sports

work

helped members stay active on campus and

escape put on and getting the roof

Taus because they held rush events

in

to

worked the Big 12 tournament,

Raising

that participation

felt

have

really did not

pingpong."

fund-raising

room downstairs,

fixed, too."

many

said.

participated in softball,

getting a

re-drywalling one fire

to fix

look better." social chair Brian

Crumrine

new

to the quarterfinals in

Staying active on campus and involved

impro\ e the quality of the house.

"We

football,"

it

Besides getting exercise, Sig Tau members

Improving the house was a project

w ere

"We made

away from

in

their house,

at

concerts for

money." Crumrine

"We

including intramural sports competitions

said.

organized through the Student Recreation

concerts and sporting

Center.

events for free and

got to see

About

to take a shot, Craig

Gengler eyes the line-up

as Joe

Tau was known as by Lesley Thacker

rush events as well as for recreational purposes. Sig

we

of the balls

Meade watches. Sigma Tau Gamma used their house for meetings and the oldest fraternity on campus. Photo


Groups

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06

2

by Kimberly Mansfield

Organizations expand outside of University yearbook

All of the Northwest organizations had activities for the

campus and

the

community. At

went above and beyond the

call

least

School.

two organizations

of duty

SPJ

in spring 1998.

Mann Elementary

set out to

thought

School and other

it

was

was a mentor

was surprised at how open they were," Toi

program. how

them

treated types.

they

differently,

felt

It

was

when people

and about stereo-

in

previous years and found

it

yearbook

James

were surprised when the

That was

hand

at

"We

went and taught journalism, ethics and roie-playing

to the

mentor program," Marsha James

"Even Jody

idea

came around when SPJ was trying worthy idea for

a

a service

all

was exciting how

said.

"We met

the plans

came

to-

without a clue and came

these ideas."

how two

organizations on

campus did some-

thing worthwhile, not just for the community, but also for the students. Often

ing ever said.

a

gether,"

We

also got a

everyone to teaching their

project.

away with

the packet she used to teach the kids."

tried to put

come up with

to

name any famous black

teaching in spring 1998.

was

The

they could

The Society of Professional Journalists

responsible

ing ethics."

staff at

"It

if

showed us

community.

(Strauch, SPJ sponsor) got involved in teach-

and

SPJ president Marsha James

black history and

athletes.

member of SPJ was

area of expertise," James said.

School."

a reward-

"We asked them what they knew about

"It

"We

and

there with a packet to teach the

Americans besides

to reach out to the

SPJ

students were to learn advertising, mul-

media. Each

Maryville High

kids," Shaver said.

teacher

staff

newspaper

ing experience for everyone involved.

"We came

good way

as just that.

went

role-playing to the

ABC went to Horace Mann because they had gone

We

journalism, ethics

good experience."

a

a

it

a

and taught

They answered questions and asked

questions.

The mentor program was

for a different area of teaching.

who was in charge of the project, said.

asked them

that.

timedia, yearbook and overall ethics of the "It

"We

change

The

order to teach the children about black history.

Shaver,

Maryville High

They did not know what colleges expected."

schools in the area and spoke to classes in

"I

staff at

service project, but they did not treat

For Black History Month, the Alliance of Black Collegians went to Horace

and newspaper

staff

made

was hard

a difference.

the difference they

touched.

it

made

to think

what was happen-

These organizations could see

in the

faces of the students they


Teaching'207

Rewarded for facts tfiey learned during the day, Gilfourd Elementary School students grab The Alliance of Black Collegians helped the students learn different aspects of black history as part of their outtreats from a prize bag.

reach during Black History

fVionth.

Photo by

Amy Rah Alliance of Black Collegians

members

Toi

Shaver and Kathna Gibbs teach students about black history. Teaching outside the University

was a way

audience with

On

its

for

ABC

to

reach a larger

message. Pholo by Amy Roh

a quest to answer Kimberly Merrill's ques-

tion,

several children raise their hands.

Gilfourd Elementary School

was

just

one

school where the Alliance of Black Collegians taught.

Photo by

Amy Roh


Groups

20'

â&#x20AC;˘

Hoke

by Jason

Greek system goes back to basic principles Select

back

2000 was a program

to the ideas

The banning of alcohol from

took the Greek system

that

seemed

and principles it was founded on, and even

that Select

nity, accountability, ethical leadership,

and

"On

2000 were based on were

scholarship, responsibility to the University and

esty, leadership

was

integrity,"

could

back

to the

The new program was

a

way

for

Greeks

to

thing

that the

Greek

decided to

sit

down and

said.

create a

to

parties at third-

just

being a bar or a night club.

That was not what a fraternity house was

for."

The program also tried to change the image

as many

non-Greek students bars as

that

Greeks were only about partying.

"Everyone, Greek or non-Greek, seemed to

I

had seen Greek

Campus

in

I

focus

in

on one small aspect of the program,

which was the alcohol and substance-free

"They

program

go out and have

be the experts

students." community faced." Vanosdale

still

not a

on campus.

at tine local

change perceptions of themselves.

"The council saw problems

was

Greek-monopolized

saw

came from."

would be no

party venders. Fraternities should not have to

Campus Ac-

a plan to get the fraternities

the fraternity house property, there

hon-

Director Bryan Vanosdale said. "This

basics to where they

be the main issue when people talked about

alcohol or illegal substances," Vanosdale said. "They

commu-

"Drinking tivities

functions

Select 2000.

expanded on some of them. "The standards

to

fraternity

Activities

housing," Vanosdale said. "Drinking was not

Director Bryan address those issues."

Most

fraternities

a Greek-monopolized thing on campus.

Vanosdale

just as

were founded on the prin-

ciples of friendship, brotherhood, academics, scholarship

bars as

away from

the party image,

move

and move towards a more

academic, brotherhood-based organization.

Vanosdale said

that

though Select 2000 was a way for

saw

students at the local

had seen Greek students."

Seven national/international

and moral Christian values. The National Interfratemal Council wanted to create a way for fraternities to

I

many non-Greek

I

fraternities

had already

taken an alcohol/substance-free pledge, and more thought to

do the same

in 1998.

Refocused ideas of brotherhood and academics fraternities

in the

gave prospective members something else

when

to

they pledged, not just which fraternity

Greeks to better their image, it was not the ultimate answer,

think about

just a starting point.

threw the best party.


Greek Policy209

Although Select 2000 does not focus only on banning alcohol from fraternity houses, was it

one of the bigger concerns among fraternity members. Some fraternities, such as Delta Chi, decided not to allow alcohol at any house functions. Select 2000 was to focus on what fraternities were originally based upon: brotherhood, excellence, scholarship and moral values. Photo lllustrallon by Amy Roh


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210

â&#x20AC;˘

Amy Smith

by

Advisers lend a hand to student activities with Student Ambassadors," Becky Miller said. "She

Advisers could make or break an organization depending

worked with

upon how involved they became. Student Senate co-adviser Dr. Robert Dewhirst took a

sure that the ambassadors

lot

As

of time out of his busy schedule to help Student Senate in

any way possible.

He

evening, and allowed see

him

in his office if they

to

needed

to.

and made time for Senate members," execu-

Angel

McAdams

his advisership called for.

felt the

organization

was worth

However, he

to

time.

My

knew

that

Tuesday

said.

Dewhirst was conscious of the time involve-

ment

time of need. The

"You had

"No matter what he was doing, he put it aside

tive vice president

the chapter alumni adviser for

come and

children

my

I

had my

fire

I

tried to

became

the

and

that I

had

my

lost their

house

its

to a

TKE

house. in spring 1964.

TKE adviser in

He

1992.

fraternity

might have

disappeared without the good leadership they

it.

Tuesday night

for the chapter in

and Northup had been

new

Northup thought the

Senate." knew

16, 1996,

funds for building a

between

children

on Nov.

TKEs

Northup pledged

"You had to make time," Dewhirst said. "My children

Tau Kappa Epsilon,

a great asset to the chapter, by helping to raise

night

meetings. shuffle

make

make

were always up-to-date."

Russ Northup had done several things

attended meetings every Tuesday

members

the faculty in all of the departments to

Student Senate

possessed.

He said the group needed to get the

new house

built so

it

could have better focus.

co-adviser Dr. Robert meetings.

I

tried to shuffle

between

my

chil-

President Chris Peasley said Northup

Dewhirst

very important to the chapter's growth and

dren and Senate." Shari Schneider, adviser to Student Ambassadors, also very involved with her organization. their

weekly schedules

From

was

setting

up

to planning their social activities,

all

Ambassadors meetings, which

took place twice each month. She was also

achievement.

"He had always been there for us," Peasley said. "He was very motivational and inspirational for the chapter.

He kept

us looking forward to the future."

she was always around to help.

Schneider attended

was

at

each meeting

of the executive board.

"She basically took care of all the technical stuff involved

Advisers were very important for the growth and out-

come of the

chapters they were involved with.

there to guide students in

making

They were

the right decisions

and

helping the students to individually grow and develop.


Advisers*21 Tau Kappa Epsilon groundbreaking ceremony, TKE adviser Russ Northup gives a speech. TKEs lost their house to a fire in 1996 and would be building a new house on 9th Street. Photo by Amy Roh At the

As co-adviser

of Student Senate. Dr. Robert Dewhirst observes the meeting. Dewhirst tried

to

manage

his

time between his kids and

Student Senate. Photo by

Amy Roh

Ambassador meeting Shari Schneider holds her son, Boston. Schneider had many responsibilities which included scheduling tours, keeping department information up-to-date and attending the ambassadors' meetings. Photo by Sarah Phlpps At a Student

1


hoto Essay

â&#x20AC;˘

2

ii

^, Rick

to

Northwest Celebration get a

perform a number

look at the color of lipstick they

Weymuth had to take account ail ages when he

will

into

formances. Members wore

for

Northwest

Celebration to perform.

hearses before a performance. Dr. Rick

Weymuth 1979, the

group

in

some

of the

created the

same year

1997 members

were born.

^^m

'^^wCâ&#x20AC;&#x17E; ttM:

outines are gone over by Dr. Rick

Weymuth and

gradu-

ate assistant Jim Swofford.

Northwest Celebration carefully

selected music to suit the

group and iffany

dancing er

its

audiences.

Leever surveys the of Celebration.

Leev-

was one of four student cho-

reographers responsible

for

helping professional choreog-

rapher Valerie Lippold-Mack.

be wearing during their per-

better.

chose songs

re-

of

offers advice

Weymuth

on iiow

Tsjorthwest Celebration

he female members

s his students listen, Dr.

identical clothing

up to shoes.

from

make


n 1979, Dr. Rick

Weymuth created Northwest Celebration,

a

group that combined singing and dancing into

^^-

a traveling show.

Charles Johnson Theater

was filled with

sing-

ing and dancing during

October as Celebration practiced for

The

first

its fall

tour.

step of the tour

involved

Weymuth

choosing pieces of music.

"Sometimes that was

my

hardest job: to find

things that would turn on

audiences

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; things that

would be exciting

for all

ages,"

Weymuth

had

to

always remember

that

I

all

said. "1

was performing for

ages.

I

always asked

the students to give

me

input."

Photos by Sarah Phipps

LEBRATION


Photo Essay

A

214

â&#x20AC;˘

s they practice

Joiinson Theater,

in

CInarles

members

of

Northwest Celebration perfect their

routines.

members had difficult

ods

Celebration

to learn

routines

in

many

short peri-

of time.

he members

of

Northwest

Celebration practice the mirrors of

in

the

in

front of

dance studio

Martindale Gymnasium.

Dancing

in

front of the mirrors

gave the members an opportunity to perfect their

technique.


elebration iffany

after

Leever

one

practices.

of

tries

on

lipstick

Celebration's

mem-

bers were responsible for everything, regardless of

The members were

responsible for maintaining their

their speciality.

They

own hair and make up before each

worked on

performance.

singing, cho-

reography and sound.

Though Celebration was well-prepared, there were some unexpected surprises.

Heath Creek

suffered from appendicitis,

keeping him out of

several of the routines.

Many members were sad that he was unable to per-

form.

"Heath was such an set

on

stage,"

Sifers said.

as-

Kimberly

"He bubbled

on stage so we

really

lacked in not having

perform with us

To make up

him

."

for Creek's

absence, choreographers altered

y\

ith

a dejected look, Heath

Creek watches the men

of Cel-

many routines.

orthwest Celebration sings

"Show

the Love."

The

ballad

ebration practice. Creek could

was

written by Terrie

not practice with the group be-

tres,

who had

cause he had appendicitis.

a ballad every year since 1 979.

McPhet-

written the

group

ORTHWEST

LEBRATION


mmmm he hard work finally pays

off

as Northwest Celebration gives

I

ays before their

ter,

the Music Gala,

Northwest Celebration

members

perfected their

and made

final

adjustments on their cos-

tumes and make up. The

Music Gala was a benefit for the music it

department

featured other en-

sembles.

For Celebration, the

Music Gala was a chance to

showcase

a family

bond.

Bonding as a family was part of the preparation

Celebration went through. The friendships

made through

Celebra-

tion allowed the group's

practices to run smoother

and

their family

performance

The group

bond kept the

of

said per-

formances running smoothly.

event of the semes-

and

first

the season.

first

routines

its

faster.

Also, perfor-

mances were

better con-

nected.

NORTHWEg^

CELEBRATlt^


Photo Essay

t

the Music Gala, North-

west Celebration

finally

lets

loose.

The Gala was the

group's

first

big

performance

before embarking on the

fall

tour.

embers

manne-

react to a

quin being tossed on the stage during the song "Take Surprise."

The group

draw the audience tions

in

You by tried to

with ac-

as well as music.

ostume designer Juanita English fixes the

hem on

Kim-

berly Sifers' dress. English

had

volunteered her time for 18 years designing and sewing

costumes

or a rehearsal,

Marcus Dun-

can plays the opening music to

warm up the

group. Northwest

Celebration did not just include the singers.

Several people

were involved including piano players and other instrumental

musicians.

for Celebration.

â&#x20AC;˘

2M


raveling

was a

large

component of Northwest Celebration's production. In 1997, they traveled to the

southwest portion of Iowa.

The group had not been to

late

a

throughout

performance its

18 years of

existence. This feat took careful planning to achieve.

Celebration performed shows a day, and

their

tour lasted for only

two

three

Students were also responsible for

making

the tour a

success. Before the tour be-

gan, each

member was

given a piece of equipment for

which

to

be responsible.

Celebration's ultimate goal was that

all

of their

preparation and hard

work

would pay off and lead

n preparation for a perfor-

mance, Tracy Young

finishes

the curling her

group to a pleasing perfor-

hair.

The group

did;

not have large dressing rooms; like

professional singingi

groups, and often had to makej

NORTHWE

CELEBRATit*

use of the facilities provided for

them, such as hotel bathrooms.


Photo Essay

Wey-

sleeping Dr. Rick

muth tion

travels with the Celebra-

crew to Jefferson

after

City,

Mo.

Gov. Mel Carnahan

asked them

to

perform

Missouri Quality

at the

Award ban-

dam Droegemueller grabs some microphone stands to Each Cele-

load into the bus. bration

member was assigned

a piece of equipment to take

care of during the

fall

tour.

The

banquet North-

students were responsible for

west President Dean Hubbard

loading and unloading equip-

congratulated them.

ment.

quet. After the

four-hour bus ride to Jef-

efore the Missouri Quality

Award banquet performance,

Rob

Duvall tapes

cords.

Duvall

down some

was

part of a

ferson City, Mo., ier

for

is

made

members watching

entertainment. Although

aspects during the shows. The

just preferred to sleep,

of

all

dancing cessful.

areas from sound to

made

the

show

suc-

a

tape of Saturday Night Live for

crew who controlled the sound

work

eas-

some

Nathan

Holgate and Sarah LaBarr strained their necks to watch

the

show above

their

heads.

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21<


Photo Essay

--is

â&#x20AC;˘

220

she performs her

mens' section

solo,

in

the wo-

of the

perfor-

Kim Springate sings

mance. The women sang and

danced

to

a medley of Janet

Jackson songs.

f\j orthwest Celebration

member Adam Droegemueller uses

his

whole body

to

convey

the emotion of the music. Part of

performing

was making sure

the audience was able to relate to the

music through language,

expression and gestures.

l\i athan Holgate performs

at

the Missouri Quality Award

banquet. For Celebration, performing at the banquet

was a

great honor and reward for

hard work.


lorthwest Celebration

when

was

flattered

Missouri Gov. Mel

Carnahan asked the group

to

perform

Missouri Quality

at the

Award

banquet in Jefferson City,

"It

was real exciting and

we had

a really

good

time," Sarah Highfill said.

"Because the gover-

nor asked us to go, it kind of

made

us

feel like

we

stood out on campus." After the banquet. Celhe members practice an hour before the Missouri Quality

Award banquet

City,

in

diately

began working

Jefferson

Mo. At the banquet,

Northwest Celebration used material they

ebration members imme-

had performed

during previous

shows

tertain the large

audience.

to

en-

on the Yuletide Feaste.

A

Northwest holiday tradition for 24 years, Yuletide

Feaste would be epresentatives from Allied Signal, Sprint

and other com-

panies watch Northwest Celebration

perform.

gave one

mances

of

its

of the

souri Quality

Celebration's final per-

formance of the

fall se-

The group best perfor-

mester.

year at the Mis-

Award banquet.

ORTHWEST LEBRATION


ports

â&#x20AC;˘

2

22

13 y advancing F^m

to the

NCAA Quarterfinals, the Northwest womens

went one-up on the men. who ended In 1996. both the mens" and

their

season in the regional

tennis

team

finals.

womens" teams won MI AA championships and advanced to the

NCAA

moved on

Nationals TriÂť

The women

Midwest Regionals.

to bigger

and better things

in

1997.

They

were 28-2 for the season. 5-0 against Division

Stems From

schools, and they

won

I

seven out of nine regional

matches.

"There were not any major let-downs or disappointing matches during the (regular) season," head

SCOREBOARD coach Mark Rosewell

said.

There were several highlights

Winning

their best

that kept players at

throughout the season. Emporia State 9-0

"One

matches of the season was when the against (the University of) Central

women won

Oklahoma," Iva Missouri Western 9-0

streak

W

of the most instrumental and exciting

W

Kutlova said. "This win jumped the team's rank up to 12th in the nation.""

Rosewell thought

that

though the entire team State 8-1

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Missouri Southern 9-0

W

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Truman played well, Kutlova and Yasmine Osborne were the

two key

players.

were both

in the

Osborne and Kutlova were ranked 50th

in the nation for

doubles and

top 30 for singles. Maria Groumoutis also had a good year, becoming

the Northwest career leader in singles wins.

As

the season

came

to a close.

Northwest advanced to Nationals

There, a loss to two-time defending

in Springfield,

Mo.

NCAA champion Armstrong Atlantic State UniverSouthwest Baptist 9-0

sity

"I

ended the Bearcats' season and 24-match winning

W

streak.

was proud of the efforts our kids gave (at Nationals)," Rosewell said. "We had a great

season and

I

do not think

I

could have asked for a better group of athletes."

Washburn

The team's high level of effort was matched only by its boundless ability as Northwest continued

its

dominance, inside the conference and

out, during a successful season.

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Womens' Tennis

An overhead

return for Maria

Groumoutis

gets the job done during a match against Missouri Western State College. Groumoutis

won

her match, and Northwest triumphed, As the Bearcats' no. 5 singles player, Groumoutis finished the year at 24-3. 9-0.

Groumoutis, along with her partner, Sandi Spielbusch, also went undefeated in doubles 8-0.

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ball

play.

at

bounces into Sandi Spielbusch's a match against Missouri Western State College. Spielbusch finished 23-7 and helped Northwest to a 24-match winning streak. Photo by Chris Tucker sites in

Womens' Tennis

Yasmine Osborne, Ericca Marshall, Maria Groumoutis, Sandy Spielbush and Lia Ruiz. Back Row; Jeff Smith, Iva Kutlova, Kim Buchan, Front Row:

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MIAA during the regular season. They

he mens' tennis team astounded the

managed They

to

do something they had not done

lost a

in three years.

conference match. fortunately able to bounce

The Bearcats were back from

After Losin/

this

momentary

setback, however, as

they rallied to capture their third straight

Conference Match, Men

title.

"We

Win

MIAA

lost to

Washburn

Mark Rosewell back from

that to

Northwest

team

in a

said.

(University), 5-4," coach

"But

win

we had

at the

tilt

come-

the conference tournament."

rallied to beat that

second

a great

same Washburn

MIAA Tournament

final.

Conference

Outstanding singles and doubles play helped the Bearcats advance to the

Title

NCAA Midwest

Regionals, where they were eventually tripped up

by Northwood University (Mich.), 5-1,

in the

SCOREBOARD regional finals.

Northwest's

record for the season was 18-8

final

by Travis Dimmitt

compared

to the

21-9 finish of the 1996 team. state 6-2

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Emporia State 9-0

W

Southwest Baptist 5-4

W

Truman Rosewell attributed the

slight drop-off in

wins from the previous year

to a

tough

schedule.

"We I

definitely played higher level teams,"

teams and good Division

The Bearcats were

II

Rosewell

said.

"We

played good Division

teams (out of conference)."

able to beat five Division

I

opponents

in 1997.

Rosewell said the tough non-conference competition allowed Northwest to-be

dominant within the another conference

to

MIAA.

title

walk home with the

on

This continued dominance

their already

let

the Bearcats place yet

overcrowded mantle.

MIAA Coach of the

It

Year Award for the

also allowed Rosewell

1

1th time during his

Washburn

Northwest coaching career.

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Only a step behind, Lindsey Borgstadt closes in on her opponent. Borgstadt placed ninth in the 5,000-meter run at

the

MIAA ChampionShe

also contributed

to the triple

crown when she

ships.

placed

third

in

the overall

winners at the MIAA Cross Country Championship. Photo by Jennifer individual

Meyer

Front Row: Rebecca Glassel and Renata Eustice. Row 2: Kelly Archer, Zahmil Manuel, Jennifer Griffen, Kathy Kearns, Dana Luke and Shannon Torti. Row 3: Lauren Dorsey, Brandy Haan, Amy Allen, Lindsey Borgstadt, Elisa Koch, Tami Kielman and Jamie Riddle. Row 4: coach Ron DeShon, Carrie Sindelar, Jennifer Miller, Misty Campbell, Heidi Metz and Landi VanAhn. Back Row: Julie Humphreys, Jill Eppenbaugh, coach Dan Davies, Kristin

Jenn, Sarah Kriz and Leslie Dickherber.

At the Northwest Invitational, Kathy Kearns sprints to the finish line, leaving her oppo-

nents behind. Kearns was GTE Academic All-America

Photo by Jennifer Meyer

named

to the

District

Team.


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lie

women's

(lack lc;im c^ipluivil

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and was sustained by many

practices,

Track

first-

place finishes. Most importantly, the team used the experience of winning both the

MIAA

cross-country and indoor track

titles.

These

wins, along with the outdoor track triumph, earned

Track Title the

team

their first-ever triple

crown.

Distance runner Kathy Kearns said the

crown was

team continually worked

a goal the

leads to

triple

to

accomplish.

was

"It

Kearns

of like the

sort

said.

that point,

it

Winning

"We

had worked for so long

was worth

the

MIAA

to get to

it."

when combined, formed

winning team. Head coach Ron DeShon said

winning teams needed

to

Triple

involved numerous

title

individual efforts that,

MIAA

of the puzzle,"

last part

work

a

that

order to earn

in

Crown

respect.

"If

you wanted

take over and

you had

to achieve respect,

show depth," DeShon

to

said.

by Jackie Tegen Despite their success, the team realized the only

way

to reach their goals

was

to

"When you competed, you

make

did

it

sure they never lost sight of them.

for the team,"

Kearns

said. "If

you did

it

for

SCOREBOARD yourself,

were

my

you would have given teammates.

It

was

the

up.

The team was

team

that kept

like

my

family.

My

closest friends

you going more than the

self-gratitlca-

Third at the Northeast Louisiana State University Relays

-irst

really

made you push when

the entire

team was out cheering

tion.

It

who

did not score any points, but cheered for us, did as

much

for you.

as those of us

Those

who

at the Northwest invitational

scored."

Working together made First at

the

the

team goal of winning

MIAA Championships complete the

triple

crown

a reality.

the

MIAA

track

championship

to


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m

essons they learned would be the key

to future

success

men's

for the

track team.

From a team

standpoint, Northwest placed seventh out of nine

in

Outdoor Championship and finished

25

Lack Of Depth

at the

filled

with a

lot

MIAA

fifth

out of

Invitational.

Head coach Richard Alsup

was

Stifles Team,

Northwest

the

of highs

said the season

and lows.

But "We

in

the distances," Alsup

we had

mostly freshman dis-

ran really well

said. "(In 1996)

tance runners and they

The lows came in

Talents

came a

long way."

with the presence of "holes"

the team, which at times could not

fill

key

positions.

"As a team

which hurt us

we in

did not

have a

lot

of depth,

the championships," Alsup

said.

Although the team had said

its

problems, Alsup

some individuals stood out in their respec-

tive competitions.

"(Aaron) Becker was a real bright spot and an

by Juliet Martin

outstanding high school shot putter

really well for us,"

Alsup said. "Corey Parks, as a sophomore,

really

who threw

turned things

SCOREBOARD around

in

the steeplechase."

Parks said that the team would have performed better had they been more jte University Relays

consistent throughout the season.

"We had a lot of talent," Parks said. "We just did

not put

it

together all at the

same

Fifth at

Northwest Invitational

time."

Despite the lack of teamwork the individuals

showed promising

talent

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As she moves from behind home plate, catcher Jacque Burkhart reaches out to catch the

ball

while third

baseman Amanda Urquhart runs to

back her up.

The Bearcats played a doubleheader against Truman State University, winning the

first

game,

3-1, but los-

ing the second, 6-4. North-

west finished the season with a 24-18 record, good

enough for third place in the MIAA. This was an improvement from their 1 9-25 finish in 1996. Photo by Gene Cassell

Softball

Front Row: Kelly Randies, Jacque Burkhart. Lisa Flynn, Michelle Hibbs, Kendra Smith,

Shannon Brennan and Sara Moss. Back Row: coach Holly Hennesey, Amy Brensel, Sue Ann Zeiger, Stacy Neis, Marcy Ruckman, Amanda Urquhart, Michele Ansley and coach Pam Knox.

With a whirling underhand delivery, Michele Ansley pitches to her Truman State University opponent. Ansley went 1 3-9 with a 1 .75

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N ^

g

seemed

cw

to

I;kcs

meani new complications. Al the beginning of the season,

he the case lor the solthall team, hul haul woik ant! improvement

Northwest

to a

winning season

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new

at

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that

lilted

H.

team under the supervision of coach Pam Knox,

a

face on the Northwest field herself. l,ack of

experience playing together showed through

at the

of the season as the Bearcats went winless

start

Inexperience

in

Overcome

their first tournament.

was

"It

needed

a real struggle al the beginning, but

go through

to

d^'

we

that period to set better."

SCOREBOARD Knox

comparison Emporia State 2-3

L,

6-3

Season

"The beginning of the season was no

said.

to the end."

W

This positive transition took place as the

members of the team and Washburn

6-3 W, 3 4

their

coach grew closer

L

and learned from one another.

"The seniors Truman State 3-1 W,

really stepped

up for us and

4-6 L

provided excellent play and leadership, and the

newcomers just followed Central Missouri State

1

-8 L,

1

-0

their lead,"

Knox

Growth

said.

W

"We improved, worked

hard and pushed to get

better."

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Missouri Western 7 5 W, 6-7 L In fact, the Bearcats

pushed themselves

third place in the conference. Five players

Lincoln11-1

W Urquhart and Kendra Smith were named Lisa Flynn and Sara

Missouri Southern 2-1

Moss were given

into

were given post-season honors.

to the

MIAA

MIAA

Amanda

second team. Michele Ansley,

honorable mention.

W

Though

the

team

started slow, they

were soon back on top of things again as the

season went on. Pittsburg State 2-1

W "Since

it

was coach Knox's

first

year here,

we

really did not

know what

to expect,

but she came in and did a really great job," Ansley said. "Everyone adjusted really outhwest Baptist 10-6 W well."

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^y oing into the season, the baseball team had

K.

MIAA "I

its

eyes tixed on one goal: the

championship.

thought with the talent

we

we had

had.

a legitimate

chance

championship and a shot

Despite Disappointing

^

conference

at regionals,"

Jay

Heam

said.

The Bearcats

Season, Team

at the

fell

They

short of their goal.

finished with a 16-21 record, 8-11 against

MIAA

opponents.

Despite a shaky conference

start,

the Bearcats

ftUt*

shaped up and were able for the

"I

to fight

MIAA tournament.

was glad we were able

way we

did,"

Heam

to

bounce back the

said. "I think at

one point we

SCOREBOARD '

lost

nine out of 10 conference games but

managed

our

to play

way

we

still

into the tournament." lissouri-Rolla 6-3

Northwest made

it

to the post

W, 7-9

L,

4-1

9-17

L,

7-13 L

1 L

season by

winning two out of three games against Washburn Central Missouri 7-9

L,

University as the season wore down, and a 13-9

thriller against

Missouri Western State College in

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L,

7-23

L,

0-6 L

the regular-season finale.

at the end of the season to beat "Pulling = together =

was

the highlight of the season," Justin

The team garnered

Abbott

Mo. West

in a

must-win game

,„„,., ^ „ Missouri Southern 20-8 W, 6-9 L

said.

the seventh seed in the eight-team tournament field but

was 17-8

W

Western 10-8 W, 13-9

W

Emporia State 12-15 unfortunately not able to play a Cinderella role.

The Bearcats were ousted

L,

2-15

L,

after

losses to Pittsburg State University and the University of Missouri-RoUa. -.lissouri

"Our performance

in the

tournament was disappointing," Abbott

said.

"We worked

hard to get there, and to lose two straight was rough." Lincoln 8-5 W, 3-8 L

The Bearcats it

in the

fell

short of their regular-season goal

post season.

and were unable

to

make up

for

They went home dissappointed and brooding over what might Washburn

have been.

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At bat during a lege,

Jay Hearn

game

with Rocl<hurst Col-

tries to

the baseball. Hearn

was

make

contact with

three for three, but

was not enough to pull a win for Northwest. They lost the doubleheader, 1 0-2 and 1 2-2. Hearn hit six home runs in his final season at Northwest. He and five other senior players, Justin Abbott, Scott Soderstrom, Mark Gutkowski, Matt Porter and Colby Cartney were instrumental to the team's overall performance. Photo by Gene Cassell it

In

second game

the

against

Washburn

of

a doubleheader

Colby Cartney delivers a pitch to catcher Wade Sterling. Cartney pitched a five-hit shutout to earn his

Gene

first

University,

victory of the year.

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in

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the ground, the Bearcats

were paced by Derek Lane's 737 yards. Lane was on

way to a 1 .000-yard season, but was

felled

his

by injury

late in the year.

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it

was

all

over, then

who had been there during bad times as well as good.

you looked back," Tjeerdsma

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the big parts that

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it

all

said.

in the four years they

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to

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happen. That was something they could carry with them for

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As he secures

the handoff from Chris Greisen, Derek Lane looks for daylight

against North Dakota State University. Both Lane and Greisen stepped up their

games

in

Bearcats

season,

1997, helping the to

an undefeated Northwest

at 11-0.

defeated fn'st-round

NDSU playoff

39-28. Photo by

University of Northern Colorado defenders

Fans, players and coaches storm

down

Rickenbrode Stadium after the 39-28 playdefeat of North Dakota State University. The game marked the first time Rickenbrode had ever hosted a post-season game. Photo by Amy Roh

are finally able to bring Derek Lane after a long gain.

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for

737 yards

on the year before a late-season injury limited his action down the stretch and in the playoffs. Photo by Sarah Phipps

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of the

members

youngest

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team, Abby Sunderman and Jill ball

Quast, block a spike by

Truman The 1997 team was young

a player from

State University.

with only two starling

seniors.

Regardless,

the team finished with a winning record of 2118. The team totaled 460 blocks for the season. Photo by Amy Roh

VoWeybal

Demmel, Abby Sunderman, Jenny Waldron, Diann Davis and Lindsey Heck. Back Row; assistant coach Pam Knox, Shannon Ross. Abby Wlllms, Sarah LaFiore, Jill Quast, Julie Brophy. Suzi Fabian, assistant coach Carrie Lundy and head coach Front Row: Shelli Suda. Kristie

Sarah

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Sarah Pelster

said.

head coaeh

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at

NCAA

Youn^

Volleybal

"The biggest highlight of our

when we defeated Wayne

season was

nation in

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was ranked

the time,

Division

Team Battles

Stale of

2.^th in the

II."

The team consisted of seven freshmen, two sophomores, one junior and two seniors. Quast and Abby Sundemian both made the

Jill

SCOREBOARr All-Tournament

Team

at the

Simpson College

Tournament. Quast also made the

uman

State 2-3

first

team

at the

2-3 L

L,

and

William Jewell College Tournament with Sunderman and Diann Davis making Emporia State

the second

i

Abby Willms and Davis both made

team.

MIAA

Playerof the Week. Davis made second Team AllWashburnO-3L, 1-3 L Conference, while Quast and Sunderman received

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L,

0-3 L

Shelli

Suda

said the team's cohesiveness helped

them

e.xcel

both as individuals and as

a team.

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was a great experience." Suda said. "We bonded really well as a team, which should

have helped us on the court Missouri Western State College

1

in the

1998 season."

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Pelster looked forv\ard to seeing

v.

hat the predominantly

young team would do

in the

future.

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think

1

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we had

a solid base to build

on.""

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An 11th-place finish is given to Megan Carlson after she runs in the MIAA Championship. The Bearcats placed four runners on the All-MIAA and All-Regional

teams, while Kathy Kearns and Lindsey Borgstadt were

named

to the

team. Photo by

All-America

Amy Rah

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t*fl At the

MIAA conference

meet, Lindsey

Borgstadt and Kathy Kearns attempt to defeat their competitors.

Borgstadt placed

and Kearns second to help the team place first. Photo by Sarah Phipps

third

Women's Cross Country

m

1


Cross Country

women's

ho

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miiuK on aohio\ing high goals for

l')')f>.

win

llio

MIAA lillo.i|iiaHt'y somo

All-America team and place among Ihe top 10 of

the nation. Outstandingly, they accomplishetl

all

ol

these goals.

Croee Countn From

the start of the season, the

promise of being

a

women showed

Runners

winning team. They bonded

together under the leadership of a strong group o(

many hours

seniors and put in

"These

girls

of practice.

were extremely close." coach Audra

"Bud" Williams

said.

"But

it

was unique

to

me how

were strong not only as teammates, but

the.se girls

also as friends."

Throughout the

rest

of the season, their hard work

Attain

Lofty

paid off as they improved with each meet and cap-

SCOREBOARD tured the

MIAA

title

for the third year in a row.

qualifying them for nationals, irst

at Bearcat Classic

"It

Iowa State

a race to

remember." Carrie Sindelar

said.

was such an awesome experience knowing you

"It hird at

was

Open

by Courtney Stensland

were runnine with the best

Among

titles

in the

nation."

earned. Kathy Kearns and Lindsey Borgstadt were

named

to the All-

Second at Midwest Collegiate

America team. This was the first time

in

Northwest history that two wotnen from the team

were given this title. Kearns and Borgstadt. along with Sindelar and Dana Luke, were also irst

at Bearcat Invitational

named

to the All-Regional

and All-MIAA teams.

The women said that much credit was to be given to their coach, w ho was named MI AA =

irst

at Pittsburg State

Meet

Coach of the Year. "Deep down,

Second

all

coaches dreamed of being a collegiate coach some day." Williams

at Great Lakes Regional said.

"This year was a climax of a very long coaching career. What

accomplished or achieved w ould be cherished by First at

the

MIAA Championships rest

of our lives."

all

this

team had

squad members and myself for the


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Cross country runner Robbie Lane takes the lead at the Northwest Open during

Fam-

Weel<end in October. The men ended the season with an impressive record. They went on to place fifth at the Great Lakes Regional meet and 13th at the NCAA Championships. Photo by Sarah Phipps ily

Men's Cross Country

Front Row: Corey Parks, Bryan Thornburg, Jared Mantel!, Matt Johnson, Don Ferree, Eric Rector and Clay Cox. Back Row: Derrick Harriman, Mike Ostreko, Brian Cornelius, Robbie

Lane, Matt Brownsberger, Josh Heihn, Bruce Dunlap and coach Richard Alsup.

Making a break Bearcats get

for

off to

it

at the starting line, the

a good start at the

MIAA

Championship meet. The men went on to place second in this meet, which helped them advance to the NCAA Championships. Photo by Sarah Phipps

Members

of the men's cross country team coach Richard Alsup after he is announced MIAA Coach of the Year. The award was announced following the MIAA Championship at the Maryville Country Club. Photo by Sarah Phipps

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for


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cross counliv

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the llni\L'rsiiy of Wisconsin-l^;iiksiilc in Kciiosh;!, Wis.

meets thioiiyhinit the season, includinj: a lirst-plaee linish

at

the

Johnson Coiinly Coniiininily College Cavalier Cup.

the

team got

reaily tor the

Coach Richard

MIAA

Championship.

good season

Alsiip attributed the

Aftera Decade 5

ti

SCOREBOARD

Absence, Team

an improved team and less injuries.

'"Most ot our returning runners were

Second

much

ini-

at Bearcat Distance Classic

proved over 1996." Alsup

said.

"Injuries, for a

change, did not impact our season." -ifth at loLva ^t^^tp- In

The team placed second

ship and

fifth at the

at

the

MIAA Champion-

Great Lakes Regional meet. The

Fourth at University of Nebraslta-Lincoln/Woody Green invitational

>

49

team then went on

to the

NCAA Championships.

""We were expecting to make First at

said.

"We

at the last ^irst at

it,"

Robbie Lane

Johnson County Community College Cavalier Cup

had not done as good as we had expected

two meets. Some of us were expecting

the

byChetWilmes

Northwest Oper worst.

that

It

was

we were

a big relief

when we

going. There

was

finally

found out

a big burden lifted off of us."

-ourth at All-Missouri/Border States Invitational

The

NCAA Championships were the highlight of the

season, and were the reward for

met goals and accomplishments.

Second

at

MIAA Championship ""With nationals

you could not guarantee

that

you were going

"Regional and conference matches were memorable. Fifth at

to

make

it.'"

Lane

said.

We achieved our goals in those, but

Great Lakes Regional nationals

With

was kind of

the goals the

the

reward for our hard work."

team had

set for

themselves met. they made the 1997 season one of

Thirteenth at rjLMrt Lnampionships the best for the

team

in the last

decade.

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ports

2 4

4 he

18-9.

women's

However,

it

basketball team had

its

best season in seven years, finishing

was a season the team believed could have been even

Not since the 990-9 team 1

1

that

women

went 9-9 had a 1

"

s

better.

squad finished the season

with a better record. Their 9-7 conference finish placed them sixth in the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletic Association.

It

Season Marked

was a season that started out terrific. The team

home game

carried a 15-3 record into a

B>

Lincoln University on Jan. 3 a 92-58

Strong Start Nets

1

It

.

against

was on that night

win gave head coach Wayne Winstead

career victory No. 300.

"The night coach got

his

300th win was the

highlight of the season," Annie

Coach's

Coy

said.

Linda Mattson agreed that Winstead" s 300th

win was a special night for everyone.

300th

"Just to play for

Coach Winstead was an honor

SCOREBOARD for me, and to be a part of that

thing

I

will

game was some-

never forget," Mattson said. University of Missouri-Rolla 77-54 W, 80-58

However, fall apart.

W, 92-58

W

Southwest Baptist University 70-68 tournament.

W

Lincoln University 67-57

Victory

92-75 loss first

at

its last

four games, including a

Southwest Baptist University

round of the

MIAA

in the

Despite this setback, the toughest loss of the Emporia State University 66-85 season, in Mattson" s opinion, was at Missouri

by Barry Piatt

Western State College on Jan. 28. ruman "That was kind of the the

--;v/^

The team went 2-6 over the season's

month, losing

last

start

of our

skid,""

Mattson

end of the season were disappointing for

W

was after that game things began to

it

said.

"But really

all

L,

48-92 L

State University 70-62

of the losses

W

at

us.""

Washburn University 68-65 W, 57-68 L Denise Sump and Coy were the leading scorers of the season, each averaging just over 1

Coy moved

9 points per game.

into ninth place

on the Northwest career scoring

list,

Missouri Western State College 59-69

becoming one of only 7 players in Northwest history to score ,000 points 1

Sump was the

1

leading rebounder, pulling

down

Mattson led the team with 16 blocked shots. assists

with 234, and

MIAA It

was

16-3,

had

in steals

nearly 10.5 rebounds per game, and Central Missouri State University 73-79

Pam Cummings was

the

L,

73-80

L

L,

79-85

L

in a career.

team leader

in

with 74. She held every assist record Northwest and the Missouri Southern State College 85-73

W

to offer.

a tale of

two

and the team

different teams for

that

ended

it

season for women"s basketball.

2-6.

Northwest

For the most

the

part,

team

that started the season Pittsburg State University 73-65

though,

it

was

a successful

W

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In

a

game

against Missouri Western

Coy goes up for two points. Coy was one of tfie State College, Annie

season's leading scorers witfi just over 19 points per game. The Bear-

Northwest athletic director Jim Redd presents women's basketball head

cats finished the season with an im-

coach Wayne Winstead with a basketball after he won his 300th game. Winstead and Redd were accompanied by Sherh Reeves, the assistant athletic director. Photo by Amy Roh

pressive 18-9 record. Despite the

down the stretch. A was backed up by a 2-6 Photo by Amy Roh

team

faltered

16-3 start finish.

this,

Women's basketball

Front Row: Kim IVIaxwell. Denise Sump. Linda Mattson, Justean Bohnsack and Jessica Lumis. Back Row: student assistant P.J. Sanders, head coach Wayne Winstead. BryAnn

Cook. Marcy Ruckman. Pam Cummings, Annie Coy. Liza Gualandi, Allison Edwards, Amy Coy, Becky Wheeler, graduate assistant Mike Smith and assistant coach Christy Prather.

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'f the

/

Bearcats shocked the

shocked the nation by advancing on in the

preseason

MIAA coaches'

MIAA

by winning the conference, then they

to the national

tournament after being ranked No. 6

poll.

With only four players back from

the previous season, plenty of room

players. There

Winning Season Takes

was

left

for

were eleven new players

who were

counting three freshmen

new

in all.

red-shirted

SCOREBOARC and senior guard Shakey Harrington.

Bearcats To Texas For

With

all

of the

new

one would think

additions,

92-65

W

Lincoln University 70-57 W, 86-60

W

iniversity of Missouri-Rolla

team unity would be hard

to

come

66-69

L,

by. especially

during the beginning of the season.

"The thing

Post Season

Play

me was

that really pleased

that

we

had so many new players, and they were the type 61-51

W

Emporia State University 73-57 W, 81 -51

W

;..;...

i:

:

;

BjiPtiit University

of guys that were willing to do the things

to

mold

into a team," Steve

"That was what

I

it

Tappmeyer

took

said.

thought the success was geared

around."

Truman

The "Cats

visited the

Bahamas

State University 70-56

W

for the Sunshine

Shootout, Dec. 20-23, taking two of the three KiiisDury LOiiege 93-42

W

games.

"The Bahamas was great because we got a

byJPFarris

other

all

Washburn Uriiversity 83-75 W, 68-78 chance to get away from school and be with each

the time," Brian Burleson said. "It

was

a time to grow.

L

We were like a bunch of

Missouri Western State College 65-57 W, 65-75 L

kids playing on the beach."

Returning

home

to

begin the conference schedule, the 'Cats traveled to the University Central Missouri State University 79 76

W, 75-58

i

of Missouri-Rolla. and were beaten, 69-66, in their conference opener. Tappmeyer said

sophomore guard

Phil

Simpson not playing because of an

injury

was

a key loss. Missouri Southern 78-76

Following

that loss

Northwest began

to pick

it

up on the defensive end, trying

to

W

make

a run in the conference.

Pittsburg State University 85-70 L "As

the year

went along we just got the confidence

that

we could do anything once we

put our defense together." Harrington said. "That was what

did not thrive off our offense,

we

made

this

team

special.

We

thrived off of defense."

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Men's Basketball

Scniching for an knotkiiii;

Slate

opi.-n

player after

ilown a Missouri Wcsli-rii

College defender

is

Harrington. The Bearcats and lieil

for the eonfereiiee

title.

Sliakey

Mo

West

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Bearcat guard Shakey Harrington brnigs iiji the court in a game against Washburn University. Harrington brought much needed experience to the

the ball

Bearcat basketball team. Photo hy

Amy

Koh

Siiiiih I'liipps

Men's Basketball

Front Row: Scott Jermain, Maurice Huff, Phil Simpson, Shawn "Shakey" Harrington, Brandon Weis, Chevist Johnson and Mike Morley. Back Row: volunteer assistant coach Skip Shear,

head coach Steven Tappmeyer, Brian Burleson, Matt Redd, Chris Borchers, Taryll Franklin, Leonard Fields, LeVant Williams, Jason Bass, Joey Maggett, assistant coach Chris Johnson, graduate assistant coach Jeff Johnson and student manager Nick Kimmerlinger.

Bearcat freshman Chevist Johnson goes

up

for a shot in an early season win.

Northwest

tied for the conference title

and earned a bid

to the

NCAA

tournament. Photo b\ Am\-

national

Roh


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Northwest ran off

six

more consecutive

Mo

victories after beating

West, 65-57,

The then No.

including one over No. 15 ranked Pittsburg State University.

ranked

1 1

'Cats streak ended at Washburn.

This loss set up a re-match with

Winning Season Takes

championship Feb. 2 1

would have won

Bearcats To Texas For

If the

.

Mo West for the

"Cats had won, they

the conference outright, but the

tenacious Griffons pulled the upset in front of a

standing-room-only Bearcat Arena.

along that the

"I said all

last leg

of our confer-

ence .schedule was by far the most

Post

Tappmeyer

said.

"We

were

tired; the

difficult,"

season was

catching up."

The

became co-conference champs

"Cats

for

the first time in 14 years.

Season

in the

Ml A A,

the "Cats received the No. 2 seed in the

MIAA

Because of the tie-breaker system

Play

conference tournament, giving the No.

home-court advantage

to

1

seed and

Mo West.

Northwest downed the Miners, their original

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^H The second round The

final

featured a

conference nemeses, 79-67,

home re-match

was a rubber match against

Northwest was paired with

with

Mo West,

Pitt State for a third

in the first

Pitt State, the 'Cats

won

round.

-^m^^

79-70.

with the Griffons dominating, 65-52.

time

at the

NCAA

Division

II

South

Central regional tournament in Canyon, Texas. Northwest had beaten Pitt State in the

previous meetings, with homecourt advantage. The Bearcats had a 56-54 lead towards the

end of the second lost the

half.

That was not enough to give the "Cats a victory, though, as they

w

game, 85-70.

Northwest surprised many opponents early for real with a marvelous victory run

down

in the

MIAA season, but proved they were

the stretch.

The team's

a surprise to just about everyone but the Bearcats themselves.

overall success

was

^


Men's Basketball

Agiiinst Missouri 111

the

MIAA,

ot

the

Brian Burleson misses a re-

Mo

West

led the

in the

MIAA

1(1

249

Western State Ciillegc

second round pUiyods

Cats to the No. 2 position

IhiuirI,

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Tlie

playolt

at

end the season with a 21-5 overall

record, fliolo hy

Sarah Phipps

At the

NCAA Division

II

Tournament

Canyon, Texas, Brian Burleson goes

in

for

a layup against Pittsburg State University.

The Bearcats

ended

lost.

83-70. and thus

their postseason.

Photo hy Sarah

Phipps

game. Leonard Fields hopes win against Pittsburg State UniverThe Bearcats pushed by the Pitt

In a close

for a sity.

State Gorillas with a

76-70. Photo by

winning score of

Amy Roh

Scanning the court for an open teammate. Maurice Huff prepares to throw the ball in

bounds during

State University

teammates faced first

a Pittsburg

game. Huff and Pitt State

rounds of the

his

again in the

NCAA

Region

tournament. Photo by Sarah Phipps

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#

l#ilh

their first official

Club deserved

a pat

on

season under their

Northwest Women's Soccer

belt, the

their backs.

"The season exceeded

all

of our expectations," head coach Greg Roper said. "In our

organization, in our team play, in our support from the

community and the

fans, the

women

simply went far beyond what anyone could have ex-

5eaeon Proves Women's

pected from them."

A

Soccer To Be

was

highlight for the players in their

the fact that they

who had been

teams

season

first full

had won games against varsity

playing for

many

seasons.

Going into their final game of the season, a re-match with Drake University, the Bearcats were 3-3- 1

.

Good

passing shredded the Drake defense for dozens of

Only two went

shots.

status

but the 2-1 victory was closer

in,

SCOREBOARD than the domination would have suggested.

The

future of the

team lay

in their bid to

become a St.

varsity sport.

Mary's College 4-1 L

The officers of the club made a presenta-

tion to athletic director Dr.

James Redd, petitioning for William Jewell College 1-0

varsity status. If the club did

hiring a coach

become a

and recruiting would

start right

away.

Drake University Redd seemed im-

"President Hubbard and Dr.

W

varsity sport,

1-1

TIE

byJimDavies pressed with our season," Courtney said.

"Money was Benedictine College 7-0 L

a big issue and

we knew

that this

had to be looked

Recruitment would play an important role

into."

in the future seasons.

The club was due to

lose

University of Nebraska-Lincoln 4-3

players because of graduation, but would hopefully gain

freshmen and other students

who showed

an interest

W

new members through incoming

in playing.

University of Kansas 3-0 L "I

thought the

women

could look back on a wonderful, amazing

forward to a bright future," Roper

said. "It

first

year, and look

would take continued dedication, and I hoped the Kansas State University FORFEfT

University would step up and see how

much soccer added to the University, but I saw a bright

future for soccer on this campus."

Drake Univeslty

Being a new sport on campus did not hinder the women's the

way

as well as achieve

some

goals.

ability to

capture wins along

2-1

W


Women's Soccer

Against the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Molly

McHone and

a Nebraska

defender

for tfie

fightt

ball.

The Northwest Women's Soccer Club went on to beat Nebraska 4-3. Their overall record of 4-3-1,

was a

high

point for the newly-formed

team. Photo by

After

sconng against the University

of

Amy Roh

Nebraska-Lincoln,

Melissa Cole and Greta Mertz celebrate. The Northwest

Women's Soccer Club went on to beat Nebraska 4 - 3. Photo by Sarah Phipps In

an attempt to break away from the Nebraska team, Monica

Kepler, stopper, fights for control of the

ball. In

a presentation

James Redd the club asked to become a varsity team. Photo by Amy Roh

to Dr.

,

Front Row: Monica Kepler, Danielle Saunders, Jessica Courtney and Sarah Gasten. Row 2: Monika Roemelt, Kelly Coffee, Greta Mertz and Andrea Sacco. Back Rows; Julie Crancer, Melissa Cole, Kahn Yarnell, Joshua Sluss, Katy Adams and Natalie Shepard.

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252

In

an intense moment during an intramural game, participants fight to rebound

basketball

the

ball.

Intramural

teams provided all students

the chance to compete with other students at a non-varsity level. Photo

After Jackie Carlson shoots,

by Amy Roh

all

the players watch as the ball enters the net. After a series of regular games, intramural basketball teams played in tournament competition. Photo by Amy Roh

In the Student Recreation Center two intramural basketball teams fight for a victory. The rec center hosted a variety of intramural events, from basketball to table tennis to spades. Photo by Matt

McBee


ntramurals

ntramural Program Gives

Non-Varsitv Athletes

Playing Time ^^BlilKuigh Bcarcal popular

acti\ itics. there

"Lawn

spurts were

was one type ot'sports

organization that was perhaps overlooiced by

most people

According

Bob Lade,

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; intramural to

said.

enjoy

it."

Lade

North-

at

was

the

new

sport that

"The participants

said the

really

we

tried,"

seemed

to

most popular intramural sports

were basketball,

sports director

program

the intramural

Lade

sports.

recreational

golf

flag football, volleyball

and

softball.

Many of them were "We had the most teams in basketball, but we

west involved about 5,000 participants. Lade

Students who were not many

said that although

quite in

more than one

had the most number of competitors

athletes participated

sport, there

good enough

were well over

in flag

to

football,"

Lade

said.

on the competitive 2,000 different people

who

level, pated in the intramural program.

were several reasons

Lade also

actually partici-

said that each year, there were a

but they wanted

few new He said there to keep playing sports,

sports

added

to replace

some of

the

old ones.

for the popularity of

and intramurals were "I

intramurals.

the

"We

way to go,"

had a well-organized program," Lade

was one

that liked to try different things,"

recreLade said. "Every year, we did the main sports,

ational sports director said.

"The students were

but then

interested in playing.

Bob Lade Many quite

of them were students

good enough

level, but they

to play

wanted

and intramurals were

who were

the

ones around from year

way

sports,

was

said there

were

around 35 different sports offered, ranging

from basketball

to

lawn

walleyball, which

was played

just like

volleyball, only in a racquetball court.

to go."

Each

The intramural season at Northwest ran from September through May. Lade

to year."

Lade said the most popular of the new sports

on the competitive

keep playing

to

not

we switched some of the less common

said.

year, a

supremacy trophy was given out

to the fraternity

and sorority

most overall points during

golf.

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'^ by Barry Piatt

who

scored the

the year.

The

continued on page 254

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54

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Non- Varsity Athletes

Playing Time â&#x20AC;˘

trophies for

1

worked

continued from page 253

996-97 were handed out

in

1

998,

"I

at the recreation center for

enjoyed working there because

and Sigma Kappa sorority and Sigma Phi

around recreation and sports

Epsilon fraternity captured the prizes. Sigma

I

Kappa member Kathy Bregenzer played intramurals

I

sports, from

I

was and

said that since the recreation center

was

all

loved that," she said.

built in 1994, the participation in intramural

always enjoyed

approximately eight different sports each year, ranging

years.

the time,

Lade

four years of college. She played

all

two

sports

and

that

had remained about the same. However,

was

informal recreation, such as people coming

flag football to walleyball

in

probably the main just to jog or

to battle-of-the-beef.

reason "I

enjoyed participating

in the

I

lift

weights or shoot hoops had

played,"

program be-

increased greatly.

Kathy Bregenzer said. cause

I

loved to play and compete," Bregenzer

also allowed

"It said.

"When you were

in college

and not

contribute to playing that sport you loved to play, that one

"We

me

used to allow four hours a week for

to

informal recreation," Lade said. "In 1997-98,

my we allowed 80 hours a week

for

it.

So

partici-

sorority as well.' you did

you

to

in

do

high school, intramurals allowed

so."

Altogether,

Bregenzer said that participating intramurals gave her the time

studying, and

"I

it

in

away from

was something she liked to do.

always enjoyed sports, and

ably the main reason

said. "It also

pation in that area really grew."

allowed

I

me

that

was prob-

played," Bregenzer

to contribute to

my

sorority as well."

Besides playing intramurals, Bregenzer also

more than 60,000 people used

the rec center. Although

it

was the recognized

collegiate sports that brought in the

one of the most popular ways in sports at

money,

to get involved

Northwest was through intramural

competition. With the success the program

had,

it

was

safe to say that intramurals

would

continue to attract participants for a long time

to

come.


ntramurals

A group of students participates

in

spades tournament in the Spanish Den of J.W. Jones Student Union. The group included Travis Jaques and Brian

the intramural

Major of Kappa Sigma, combatting a pair of Sigma Tau Gammas. Spades was one of about 35 intramural activities offered. Photo by Joni Jones As an intramural basketball game heats up, a participant meets resistance

in

attempting a layup.

Basketball drew more team participation than any other intramural event. Photo by Amy

Roh

Perhaps paying homage

to

Michael Jordan, Sarah Stevens sticl<s

hertongue out as she drives

past her defender.

In

large intra-

mural events, such as basketball,

were both Greek and independent divisions. Photo by Amy

there

Roh

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The Northwest women's basketball in

team boards a University bus

preparation for a road

games

cramped spaces and surroundings. letic

trip.

Road

often involved long trips

On

in

unfamiliar

the road, ath-

teams learned the value

of

home field advantage. Photo by Amy Roh

ready to be

Football player Kevin Singletary

Bags and

pillows

bag to a University bus. The football team was undefeated away from Rickenbrode Stadium in 1997, finishing 6-0. Photo by Danielle Saunders

loaded

vans as the

carries his

in

sit

volleyball

team gets ready to leave. The team played 14 different matches on the road. Photo by Rhonda Rush ton


learns Iravel

Fun Times and Good Memories

Are Created When Athletic Teams

Road

Hit the ompeting away from the friendly

Volleyball player Sii/i Fabian said road

games provided time

confines of Northwest's phiying surfaces was

a part

of Bearcat athletes'

li\

es.

Whether

a 3()-minute jainit to Missouri

College, or a

much

it

was

ith

"When we were all on

Western State

traveling to

team

to

be closer

together.

Fabian

farther destination, North-

west athletes had to deal w

for the

meet

said.

the bus

it

was

"We had our minds set we made

the other school, but

the

a blast."

on playing most of the

"We took a different ride there by joking around with each other and

competition.

mind-set "Going

to other places to play

was a

when

part of

travel having a good time."

ing," the game." head football coach Mel Tjeerdsma

head football Men's and women's head

tennis coach

coach Mel Tjeerdsma said.

"We took a different

eling.

Most of

the time

it

mind-set

when trav-

You had

to

be more focused

Football player

away from athlet-

more challenging

when you

ou were playing somewhere

said playing

aid. "Most of the time it was more challengMaryville was a great aspect of college A/as

ing.

Mark Rosewell

ics.

iiad to

Only hosting

a

few home matches each

be more year. Northwest tennis athletes traveled for the

else."

focused Adam Horn said he enjoyed

when you better part of their season.

were playing the home-field advantage of

""^ewhere dium. but competing

distractions as well.

was

less

in

Maryville could offer

One

of those distractions

and then on Saturday," Horn

we were

little

said.

Friday

It

kept our minds on

and was kind of an adventure."

to tra\el through-

out the country playing in matches and tourna-

ments." Rosewell said. "That gave our players

all

types of venues and communities."

Team

"When we

together from Friday to Sat-

urday night. That w as fun.

football

a

had the opportunity

'^'â&#x20AC;˘^

a unique opportunity of seeing and playing in

time for the team to be together.

"At home we saw each other

traveled

"We

Rickenbrode Sta-

travels offered different experiences

for Bearcat squads

that

although

ture, there

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life

and helped them

reali/^e

on the road provided adven-

were more ad\ antages

at

home.

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Decorated to get the

in

Bearcat pride, Nate Watson tries riled up while performing at

crowd

halftime during a home game. The band performed at all five regular-season home football games. Photo by Sarah Phipps

Line after

line,

the

Bearcat Marching Band shows the perfection they try to

achieve during each

performance. The band practiced every day to prepare for

halftime appearances at

their

home games. Photo by Sarah Phipps

With her trumpet pointed toward the sky, Mary Ethridge

plays the Bearcat Marching Band's version of "Sthke

Up

the

Band." The band played several selections throughout the to keep audiences entertained.

year

Photo by Sarah Phipps

With a flag at her side, Jill Heisterkamp marches along the track of Rickenbrode Stadium during the pre-game performance. The flag corp consisted of 13 members. Photo by

Amy Roh In

Hunteman theme from "Mission Impossible"

the front of the line up, Justin

plays the

along with the other

phone

section.

members

of the

saxo-

The saxophones were just one

of the several

instrumental sections of the

band. Photo by

Amy Roh


riags/Band

Preparation

Chief

Is

Irifiredientin

Show

Halftime ^^M

the Be;iival

s

Anciw head

I(Kik the field at

ing e\peetatii>ns and pride

Marching Band

for the

cxceed-

"Due

Stadiiini.

were cnerriding

band and the University. to the fact that

a large Division

college.

1

mark of quality

themes.

Eaeh of

the

161

members, inckidine

we were I

not considered

really felt

it

was a

department and the

for the

University." Sergei said.

the

Northwest Flags and Bearcat Steppers, had

For Sergei, the pride

that led the

hand

to

vas contagious spent

man\ hours in preparation for the Kansas

strive to

new

lengths

was one of

the group'.s

director Al Sergei City Chiefs football

game performance. This

Pride was

biggest strengths.

was about

t

"Pride was contagious." Sergei said. "Pride

the band"s 12th appearance as halftime

iiiuiviuual feeling r-- â&#x20AC;˘ was about e\ery individual feeling good about

entertainment.

about who they were "The Chiefs game was

pretty

much

who

the cul-

they were and

w hat

they were doing.

and what they were Through

mination of the marching band season."

that

we

often exceeded our

own

ex-

doing. Mandy Buttler said. marching

for our

"It

w as

the climactic point

Student leaders throughout the band pro-

skills."

For seniors, the halftime performance during

the

game would be their last as members of the

marching band.

"It

w as

my

last

band.

feelings.

It

gram helped

the group to succeed. Sergei be-

marching band performance

1

was going

to

"I

had

miss marching

was

lieved student leadership

tently strong bands.

of the season." Molly McMilian said.

mixed

pectations."

needed

to

He

also believed students

be challenged.

"Anyone w ho had been in band knew w ould I

challenge them musically." Sergei said.

The band members took

was an exciting time."

Director of Bands Al Sergei believed the

Kansas City performance was a special honor

by Chris Galltz

vital to consis-

uere rewarded by

their

this

challenge and

performance

Kansas City Chiefs game.

at

the

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System Overhaul Helps Make Sure Rickenbrode Flavins Conditions Do Not Go

D own the Drain

D

^^^fc

home

ickenbrode Stadium, long-time

of the Bearcat football team, got a

For the 1997 season. Northwest went unde-

much needed

feated in five regular season

upgraded home

facelift in 1997.

Despite the team's 6-1 record

in

Rickenbrode

during the 1996 season, the stadium

major problem

at

way

season's end. There was no

for the field to drain after

it

the problem

was

it

won

game ever scheduled

at

University.

The

rained.

dirt

field's

new drainage system worked

as

back on top well as the team that played on

not directly football-

with the grass SO related,

also

nere was sand, rock

and Though

playoff

first

The Bearcats

turf.

their

Rickenbrode. 39-28, over North Dakota State

faced a

still

1

effective

the

games on

had potential to affect games by turning

it

after

its

it

installation, but at first

Mother Nature did not

toum dry faster, the turf into a

swampy

want to release Rickenbrode Stadium from her

mess.

groundskeeper Bob "We

wanted

to

enhance the drainage on the

Ebrecht said. field,"

grasp.

"

It

worked "We were

Vice President of Finance and Support

going to

(install the

system)

in

gredt during the 1997 Services

Ray Courter

April." Ebrecht said. "But

said.

it

kept raining, and

season." Drainage was enhanced by placing four more drain lines under the Rickenbrode sod.

Workers

ran the pipes from the 50-yard line to the ends of

the field. Pin holes in the top of the pipes

drainage

much

made

of the field," groundskeeper

"There was sand, rock and

it

could dry

during the 1997 season."

rained again.

I

By the

time

we

actually got to

it

it.

was on vacation." Despite the delays that held up the project.

Courter felt the effective results upon comple-

better.

"We put drainage tiles down through the middle

the grass so

then there was a big snowstorm and then

Bob Ebrecht

dirt

said.

back on top with

faster.

It

worked

great

tion

"A

were going

lot

I

be long-term.

of work and study went into

project to

worked

to

make

well,

last," .Courter said.

and should have been able

several years."

by Chet Wilmes and Travis Dimmitt

it

this

"It

to last


Football Field

While checking the

drainage

the

field to

see

system

if

is

worl<ing,grownds crew members Jim Sharp and Bob Ebrecht prepare the field for a football game.

The grounds crew spent the maof the

jority

morning before the

game making ready. role in

game was play.

sure the

field

was

They played an important preparing the

field for

the

by making sure the surface

and in good shape Photo by Amy Roh

dry

for

University groundskeeper Jim Sharp inspects the football field before a Saturday afternoon game. The field had extensive renovations done to including a new drainage system and track. Photo by Amy Roh it,

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dad Blood and Good

Games Hmhimht

Traditional Rivalries ^^^ serybody had heard the coaching chches: one

State had been selfish with

"Every year,

game at a time, you can't look past

any opponent, no game

is

any other.

down

to those

was one of our goals

was important

"It

it

possession.

to get the

Hickory Stick orto keep it."" Adam Dorrel

more important than

But the cliches had no meaning when

it

its

The Hickory

came

two or three games each year

trophy

"Every year,

it

in

said.

to us."

was

Stick

the oldest traveling

NCAA Division II football.

Fought

was one forevery season since 1931. minus a four-year

against an archrival.

of our goals to get the At Northwest, it did not matter what the sport

interruption during

Hickory Stick was.

If

it

was

a contest with Missouri

Western

Keep

to State College,

it.

World War II, the stick had

o;

stayed It

in

Maryville for the past two years. This

was

included a 34-10 win

everybody knew there was go-

in

Truman

1997. but

important to us ing to be nothing

left at

State led the series. 41-1 8-4.

the end.

football offe "It

seemed

like the practices

were more

in-

iineman tense before the game, and the

game

itself

was

For football, an even more lopsided rivalry

Adam was with

Pittsburg State University.

Dorrel said. always very emotional, especially for me." basketball forward Phil

from

St.

Joseph,

awhile, and

I

I

Simpson

said.

had been around

knew what

it

was

all

it

"Being

for quite

team was not necessarily going to win.

Another sided.

rivalry

was

significantly

more one-

The Old Hickory Stick traveled be-

tween the Northwest and Truman State University football

teams each year, but Truman

Gorillas had dominated the

joining the league, winning

all

share of

at least a

quality of the Pittsburg State

what drove the outright,

it

rivalry.

To win

team was

the

MIAA

took a victory over Pittsburg State.

The Bearcats got in Pittsburg.

it

in

competition

1

997, with a

1

5-

1

4 win

Kan. With the win. they added

lore to a rivalry that

by Scott Pummell

MIA A since

but one championship in the 1990s.

The

about."

At the Missouri Western games each year. the best

The

promised more intense

in years to

come.


Rivalries* Bearcat football players, including

Joe Quinlan and Dave celebrate with

ttie

Truman

Stick after beating

University,

Purnell,

Old Hickory State

34-10. The victory

over arch-rival Truman kept the

stick

in

Bearcat hands.

Northwest's victory

was

ond over Truman

in

sec-

its

as

many

years, but just the Bearcats' third

win

in

the football rivalry with the

Bulldogs since 1984. Photo by

Amy Rah

Northwest Athletic Director

Dr.

Jim Redd congratulates the Bearcat football team for keeping the Old Hickory Stick at North-

west. in

Redd had

long participated

the rivalry with

Truman

State

University as a Northwest player

and fore letic

head football coach beassuming his duties as athdirector. Photo by Amy Roh

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Through the megaphone, Shawn Allen and John Rosenbaum chant at a football game. The talent and spirit of the cheer squad helped them place fifth in the nation for Divison

II

schools at nationals

in

Anaheim, Calif., in spring 1997. Photo by Amy Roh

To help the

University celebrate

achievement

of

its

winning the Mis-

Award, the cheer squad performs at a reception in Jefferson City, Mo. When the cheer squad performed at nationsouri Quality

als,

the

squad made some

changes to their routine, including adding more difficult stunts. Photo by Sarah Phipps

Atthe beginning

of

a homefootball

game John Rosenbaum,

Keith

and Chris Andrews take a around the field with theirflags before kick off. Cheering at games and practices helped the cheer squad prepare for nationals. Photo by Amy Roh Guilford lap

With one of the team's many cheers, Bobbi Parman gets the crowd cheering at a Northwest football game. The cheerleaders practiced four- days a week for about three hours a day to keep energy levels high. Photo by Amy

Roh


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Trip to Nationals Proves

That Cheerleaders Go

Beyond Routine I

Uiok moa-

lluiii

iho fomuialioii of Ihc

a

"We

loud \()icc to create

huiki an active athletic squad to

make

and pieces

weeks before we went

to

way

their

bits

ning of the year." Yates said.

Northwest Cheer Squad.

About 20 cheerleaders challenged themselves

on

started

doing things

Three

to nationals

By

full out.

that

begin-

in the

or lour

we

started

time you had

it

ineniori/ed and ready to go."

to nationals.

When

Hours of practices and Hfting weights were

were

a

made

the trip to

<ids that

Anaheim.

had

were ready

a

of

showman-

"

coach John

"They were a group of kids

,u:^

showmanship." Yates

Althou"h practicinu cheers and stunts was im-

said. portant for performance, strength

was

said.

that

"They

had a

lot

of

liked to get

"Th out in front of people. The energy they had

main

the

to face the

judges.

nationals, but also for football and basketball

games where they cheered.

Calif..

g in the spring, they

required to prepare the cheerleaders not only for

t

they

energy they had made

focus behind preparation. This gave them the I

ability to try

more

difficult stunts

and

to

"You could only

practice so

said.

got stale, especially for the older ones.

to

make

it

see so

"Things

We

and winter, these practices were

also in preparation for nationals in the spring.

For nationals, the routine

stunts that

fun."

stunts

and length of programs made

Hard work led the team

it

keep the energy up.

to a fifth place finish

at nationals.

"They

hit

the routine better in front of an

audience than they ever had before." Yates

fun."

fall

The

tried

Although games and practices kept them busy during the

it

fun

difficult, yet important, to

much and

many games." coach John Yates

it

be able

perform for longer amounts of time.

to

e

in\

oh ed more diverse

were also more complex.

said.

1

"The judges gave

their

own

opinion, but

thought they did a great job."

Forming a team of

trust

cheerleaders confidence

both

by Laura Prichard

in

games and

and respect gave

in their performances

at nationals.


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Red-shirts' Encouragement

and Dedication Leads to

Team Successes M

»

them

sitting

"

game

most important players

Freshman

some of the

NCAA,

were

Dave Jansen.

red-shirt

Team

the 1996

Player of the

Year, enjoyed the transition from watching on

ath-

game day

retained a year of eligibility by not « « v_

different than

high school."

to in

football Offensive Scout

program.

in the

Red-shirts, as defined by the

who

what they were used

on the bench cheering on teammates.

but red-shin athletes could have been

letes

"The college game was quite

day. one might have seen

.

t

S 6 c! *^ 1^

to

performing.

'*'*"'

(In 1996)

participating in scheduled games.

I

realized that

had to give

I

my

it

have players best to

Although the players performed only in practice

make me and

team

the

Jansen

better."

another year so we and scrimmage

situations,

head women's basketJ

ball

coach

But

said.

it

was

definitely

better (in 1997)

get the because

Wayne Winstead said the grooming of

I

got rewarded for

some of

the scout

of their pia bench players was key for the program's

team work on the

future.

field."

ve could," head "Most people did not

realize the

Chris Borchers, freshman basketball player.

importance of

n's red-shirt players."

Winstead

said.

With the com-

said despite having to 1

we needed

petitiveness in college sports,

basketball

to

have

Winstead we could

players wait another year so

out of their play

we

years of eligibility. Typically, those

r

who were not

make an impact

We had pretty complicated offensive and defensive schemes that took a

w

in the

hile for these kids to

head football coach Mel Tjeerdsma

said.

still

had

program and looked forward

contributions he could

make

that bad.

"

to

but

I

The

still felt

life

I

was

in the future.

Borchers

course, practices were not the

out of high

school were red-shirted to develop their game.

learn,"

fun

It was not were given fou

out a year, he

said.

could."

In college, student athletes

physically ready to

get the best

sit

Way

same

said.

as

'Of

games,

part of the team."

of a red-shirt athlete was not flashy

nor noticeable to fans, but their participation

would be praised by

the success of the current

teams and down the road as

finally

by Rob J. Brown

their

names would

be called over the loudspeaker.


^ed-shiris

A view over

the shoulder of a

was sometimes the many red-shirt athletes

suited player

closest

got to the

sence

game. Despite the ab-

game time,

perfor-

red-shirts on

scout

of actual

mance by

teams let starters see what they would face during the next game. Red-shirts would have to wait at least one year for their chance to get actual game experience. Photo by Amy Rah

The Northwest men's basketball team receives instructions during crunch time as they huddle around

head coach Steve Tappmeyer. Though red-shirts could not participate in games, their work in practice helped prepare the team for

pressure situations. Photo by

Sarah Phipps

Watching the action from the bench, volleyball team members

women who were

give their support to the

Red-shirts,

playing.

part of the team but did not play in games, helped out by working

with players during practice allowing both

people

Photo by

to build their skills.

Amy Roh

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CHAOS LINGERED AT NORTHWEST. WE COULD FEEL ITS PRESENCE DAILY. AND YET.

THOUGH CHAOS WOULD OFTEN

SEEM POISED FOR FINAL VICTORY, TIME AND AGAIN IT WOULD BE BEATEN BACK AT THE BRINK BY CONCERTED EFFORTS

FROM PEOPLE WHO UNDERSTOOD ALL IT TOOK TO TRIUMPH OVER CHAOS WAS ONE

o

THING:

tdo^t

PEOPLE BROUGHT A SENSE OF ORDER TO

NORTHWEST.

MARISA SANCHEZ WAS

INSTRUMENTAL

IN

NORTHWEST

HER POSITION AS STU-

IN

BRINGING ORDER TO

DENT REPRESENTATIVE TO SIT ON THE BOARD OF REGENTS. LINDA MATTSON REMAINED A STEP AHEAD OF CHAOS BY MAINTAINING ORDER IN HER LIFE AS A

NORTHWEST BASKETBALL PLAYER. AND AS A NON-TRADITIONAL STUDENT WITH

CATHY WRIGHT DID HER PART WHILE WORKING TO BRING ORDER FROM CHAOS AT NORTHWEST BY FLASHCHILDREN.

ING A SMILE AT EVERYONE

THROUGH THE UNION.

J.W.

WHO CAME

JONES STUDENT

PEOPLE WERE THE HEART AND

SOUL OF NORTHWEST. WITHOUT PEOPLE, THE UNIVERSITY WOULD HAVE STOOD

EMPTY AND LIFELESS. CHAOS WAS A PRODUCT OF HUMAN INTERACTION, BUT

THROUGH ORDER, THE SAME GROUP OF PEOPLE THAT HAD A HAND IN CHAOS' START COULD BE ESSENTIAL IN ITS CURE.

As they take the ing,

first

step

Chris Peasley and Derek

ground

for the

in

new Tau Kappa

house. The fraternity

rebuild-

Owen

break

Epsilon

lost its house in the fall 1996 to an electrical fire. The TKEs planned to start construction in spnng 1 998 and have the house finished in time for fall 1998. The new house would hold 35 men and contain the chapter room called "The 222 Room," named after the address of the former house. Photo by Amy Rah

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People

270

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Northwest Trivia 1.

The numerals "187" on the west side of President Dean Hubbard's residence stood for: a. the number of presidents that had served

test if

in office since b.

numbers

the first three

in

you make the grade

1870. before a

the year the University

1 1

in

was founded

At what time was the Bell of '48

Aug.

Northwest History

replaced the "0"

window c.

1905

your knowledge to see

12.

4,

a.

9 a.m.

b.

7:45 a.m.

c.

11:11 a.m.

Who organized edition of

2.

What was a.

name of the University? Normal School

the original

Fifth District

c.

Testing Us"

Is

b.

Northwest Missouri State University

For what reason were

c.

Northwest Missouri Teachers College

Jan. 15,

Who

was

the first president of

Northwest?

all

classes cancelled on

b.

b. c.

Frank Deerwester

c.

c.

The school ran out of coal

to heat

A

that

fire

The

first

commencement ceremony took

place

8.

13.

on: a.

Aug.

6.

b.

May

13.

c.

Sept.

1.

1906 1905

staff

Mann

members

Learning Center students

On July 24.

1979. 60 percent of the Administra-

auditorium, was destroyed by what? in

Roberta Hall

a.

first

Walkout Day?

c.

a fire

tornado

an earthquake

a.

Wednesday.

b.

Friday, Oct. 22, 1915

Check your answers on

c.

Monday.

answered

Sept. 12, 1922

Jan. 13.

1932

p.

339

to see

how many you

correctly.

0-5 Did you even go to Northwest?

1934 9.

5.

the

life?

tion Building, including the University's main

day

broke out

When was

and

Horace

b. a 4.

did not feel the

its

Maryville received over 20 inches of

snow

a protest against the 1971

Tower because they

Greek and independent organizations

b. faculty

1912?

buildings

Sonny Bono Dean Hubbard

a.

rang on

yearbook adequately represented student a.

a.

3.

"God

first

1948?

What was

the original

The cornerstone of the Administration Building

newspaper?

was

a.

laid on:

the

name of the University

You

definitely need to read

history.

Green and White Pepper

up on your Northwest

Go directly to Mabel Cook Admissions and

take a Student

Ambassador

tour. j

a.

the north side of the building in honor of

the

first

b. the

graduating class

b.

Oct. 12, 1907

c.

the day the University

c.

the

Daily

Forum

6-10

was founded

in

1

0.

What

natural disaster struck the Administration

Building on March 15, 19 19, blowing out

all

the

windows and tearing the roof off the auditorium In the

summer of

1908. what phrase was carved

paid better attention in

Freshman Seminar.

Green and White Courier

Just because

1905

6.

You should have

not

you got a few of the answers

make you

answers

a true Bearcat.

in the

if

right does

you read

quiz.

You have just graduated

with a B.S. in Northwest Trivia.

over the front doors of the .Administration

a.

Building?

b.

a tornado

You

c.

an earthquake

future looks bright as a Northwest recruiter.

a.

"And The Truth

b.

"E Pluribus Unum"

Shall

Make You

Free"

the

index you could attempt to pass the

11-13 Congratulations.

on the north side of the building?

Maybe

a fire

Chris Armiger. History

Richard Hillhouse, History Tarai Lichtas.

MBA

Kevin Rask. Physical Education/Science Marvin Scott, Secondary Education Jon-Paul Shores. Physical Educalion/HeaUh

Brian Stantleld. History

Amy

West, Bussiness Administration Lucie Zacharova, English

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\<n AlJrulgc. Aninuil Sticnic Mcliicl> Alioril.

Amy

Inslrumcmjl Music Bdutation

Allen. Miildlc/Juniot

liilccn Allen.

High

Conipulcr Managcnni Systems

J.imcs Ashley. Malh/Stalislics

Barrel! Auclsley.

Jennifer Ball. Psyehiiliigy

Angela Barnes. Manageni

Su/anne

Barrett,

blemcntary bdueaiion

Jennifer Bartlclt. Marketing

&

Business

Management Dwighl Barton. Agriculture Science Tuiku Basoglu. Bussiness Management

Sarah Batten. Psychol/Sociology

Shavin Bechlol. Speech/Theatre Leslie Becker. Theraputic Recreation

Rachelle Becker. Family

Consumer Science

in

Education

Johnna Beemer. Public Accimnling

Rence Bergcne. International Business Brandiin Bernard. Technical Theatre

i^Mni

^^& ^^^m Guendiilyn Best. Public Relations Janelle Bills.

Amber

Animal Science

Bix. Merchandising

LaTosha Bland. Secondary Education Jeffrey Blake. History

Amy

Bla/ek. Merchandising

Melissa Bleekcr. Computer Management Systems

Cheryl Blum. Merchandising

Margo Boldon. Corporate Recreation Jennifer Biilyard. Horticulture

Michael Bowling. Broadcasting

Summer

Bradell. Psychology

Deborah Brannen. Mathematics Brenda Brassetle. International Business

Manasement

Timothy Brechbiel. Agriculture Business Ethan Broun. Psychology/Sociology Ste\e Browning. .-Vccouming

Theresa Brueck. .'\ccounting Terri Bryan. Corporate Recreation Wellness

Steven Butler. Pre-Professional Zoology

Calhleen Campbell. Elementary Education

Misty Campbell. Middle School Jill

Cannon. Elementary Education

Sarah Carhill. Elementary Education

Stephanie Carter. Accounting

Tausha Calon. Psychology Jennifer Chambers. Art Education

Jason Chatlen. Geography

Benjamin Clark.

Political Science

Brian Clark. Accounting/Public Relations

Chnstine Clark, Business Management/Marketing

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Jessica Clark. Public Relations

Kelly Clark. Business

Management

Andrea Cline. Public Relations Richard Coaihup. Computer Science

Roger Cole. Animal Science

Dana

Collins. .Vlarketing

Colleen Cooke. English Education Jennifer Cooke. .Merchandising

Tracy Corbin. Political Science .Mictiele

Couchman. Business Management

Matthew Cox. Finance


Jeff Crowley. Social Science

Jeffrey Custard, Gecirgraph\

Heather Cutler. JoumaliMii Allen David. Industrial Technolog}

James DaMdson. Corporate Recreation

Thomas DeBlauu. Elementary Education Lester DeSilva. International Business

Angela DeWinter. Marketing/Management

Deborah Deems.

.Agricultural Science

Sarah Derks. Biology/Ps>cholog\ Leslie Dickherher. Physical Education Jeffre) Dickson. Broadcasting

Travis Dimmitt. Joumalism/Histor\

Tiffanv Dodson, Broadcasting

Murat Doganguzel. Economics Jennifer Donnell. Elementary Education

Charice Douthat. Business Management

Bobbi Dowell. Merchandising Becky Doyle. Corporate Fitness Jill

Doyle. Corporate Recreation

Erik Drake. Marketing/Management

Michelle Drake. Child

&

Famil\

Cheryl Dunham. Spanish Education Diarra Dunlap. Social Science Jennifer Easley. Geograph)

Sonya Edmon. Broadcasting Eric Eklof. Speech

Ruth Elfont. Child

Nicole

Elliott.

Communication

&

Family Studies

Marketing/Management Sarah

Elliott.

Journalism

Scott Ellis. Agricultural Science

Sonja Erichsen. English Scott Evans, Environmental Science

Tanya

Failor.

Corporate Recreation

Michelle Falcon. Therapeutic Recreation

Tricia

Fangmann. Elementary Education Jennifer Farris, Theatre

Samuel

Ferris.

English

Elizabeth Ferry, Elementarv Education

Education

Angela

Fetters, Physical

Donnie

Fields, Physical Education.

Brenda Fletcher. Corporate Wellness

Justin Fletcher, Social Science

Andrea Flowers, Elementary Education Lisa Flynn, Business

Management

Teresa Poland, Agncultural Business Travis Ford, Agncultural Business/ Agricultural

Economics

Paul Frese, Wildlife Ecology

Kevin

Frieling.

Agronomy

&

Business

Paul Fuller, Agricultural Business Christine Galitz, Journalism/Public Relations

Carey Garafalo, Elementary Education Kara Gehl. Early Childhood Education

Kevin German. Computer Science Jason Gibson. Horticulture Kristv Giermann. Accountine

Faith Giffin. Psychology

Joseph Godfimon. Wildlife Ecology

&

Conservation

Matthew Goedken. Psychology/Sociology Tsuyoshi Gohei. Computer Science Darin Coins. History Christopher Goll. Unified Science/Biology

Cindy Goodale. Elementary Education/Learning Disability


Marisa Sanrhez

Marisa Sanchez |^ k'as

iinolxcd

i.'|[iiii:

a

was

ieiiple.

he mrornioJ aiul

indent

w

many

skills

Even two

Regents.

ehosen

as

and speak

One was was

to serve a

years another

That was |irobably the most

term on the

enjoyable part of

as

himored w

ith

1M47. Sanchez

an aw ard h\ Cio\

when he

.

Mel

visited the L'niversity for

Celebrate Northwest."

Vhat was the nost enjoy-

What

I

was able

to

be

job.

'

5?"'

^'"

Since

I

part?

the University

and

working tow aids the

niversity's goals. Students" opinions that

was m\

were

I

was

that consisted

intcr-

of adminis-

Student Senate members, faculty and

students. Follow ing the

first inter\ iev\

was

and another

a selection process

there

inter-

was conducted by

the

governor. I

kept myself updated and got the students"

opinions on certain issues and relayed that to the board.

I

attended the Strategic

Planning Council, master plan construction,

the calendar

iritical

had to

apply through the

then another interview

was more

more coiTespondence.

I

''"'

view. There were three students selected:

'^' ^^'^""g "^

'he students.

active in the

planning process of

always expressed so

critical, yet

and Student Senate meetings and

most

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iiitormed and had

back

ible or

nt

my

^^^^^^^^^^^

'arnahan

\iewed by a panel trators.

informed and made sure their fall

'^is position

bv Arusa lohnson

did your job entail?

oices were heard. In

you selected?

Student Senate office. Then

to join the

Board of Regents Marisa Sanchez kept

le students

^'' ^' ''^"''''^

^^"^^^^^^

Board of Regents

the people

How were

for students as

a representative on the

their

toard of Regents. Student Representative to ie

speaks out

new

iiiooi

stiiclenls lo

campus and

pinions about the

,ho Ined there. ot"

i.;impiis ;icli\ Uic's

also allowed

It

evelop leadership

loard

111

.served

on

and trimester committees.

Were you paid or was volunteer?

No. it

it

Before speaking at "Celebrate Northwest," Marisa Sanchez takes a moment to admire her

was not a paid

position.

It

was

award award

volunteer.

ot recognition. for

regent.

Job.

Sanchez received the

her two years of service as a student

Photo by

Amy Roh

Erie Goodjie. Sociology

Tiffany Gosseen. Elemenlary/ Special Education Traci Graff. Child .•\nnetle

Enn

&

Family

Grah. Marketing Managemenl

Gray. Art

.Andy Gress. History

Randy Gruhn. Broadcasting Jenniier GrilTen. Therapeutic Recreation

.Amy Gubser. Art Education

Amv Guenlhner.

Vocal Music

Mandy Gundlach. Corporate

Recreation

Brandy Haan. Geography Laura Halenichler. Elementary/Special Education .Aiery Hagan. Physical Education .Alan ffainkel. Broadcasting

Elizabeth Hall, Recreation

Andrew Hallock. Corporate Wellness Julie

Hallo« ay. Therapeutic Recreation

Tara Hamilton.

.Art

Education

Richard Hanchetle. Business Management/ General .Management

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Tired of doing push-ups during the

game

Homecoming

against Southwest Baptist University,

Bobby Bearcat

tries to hide,

only to be carried

Andrews and John was a tradition for Rosenbaum to finish. Bobby to do push-ups for each touchdown scored by Northwest. That day Bobby did more than 200 push-ups before switching to sit-ups. Photo by Sarah Phipps back by Marty

Lyie, Chris It

Cannon and Don watch as Paul Nevins tal<es one last licl< make sure he got all the whipped cream out

At the Fall Freeze, Travis Rolling to

of the pie plate during a pie-eating contest. Fall

Freeze was held at the Bell Tower and sponsored by KDLX. Photo by Amy Roh

Brcnl Hansen. Finance

Dawn Jillian

Hardymartin. Public Relations

Hams. Child

&

Family Studies

Matthew Hams. Spanish Kini Hart. Elem. Education and Learning

Sayaka Hashimoto. Psychology Michael Hauf. Agriculture

Brandon Hawkins. Marketing Ashley Heermann. Corporate Recreation Jill

Heisierkamp. English

Bryan Helwig. Corporate Recreation Denise Herhers. Business Education Stacy Herbst. Elementary Education

Lynn Heying. Elementary Education Rachel Hilty. Elementary Education


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Dr. Greg Roper In

June of 1997. Dr. Craig Goad and

I

led

of the Irish in the pubs, the students visited

journals students'

the General Post Office and

eleven students on a three-week, three-credit

experiences with literature

multi-dimensional learning experience in

London. England and Dublin.

Ireland.

The

London and Dublin

in

Boland and Seamus Heaney.

People, International and the University of

students

-

Kansas City. Four Northwest

— Joannie Kidder.

UMKC,

— joined

a student

and

chips, visiting pubs

lectures

Jill

five students

and "mind(ing) the

were mixed

in

shades of green

with touring to

students even

combine fun with education.

from

It

from Alfred University

was an

to see the actual

and a student from Ithaca College, on the

sites

trip.

took place, where the writers they enjoyed

Students learned about English and Irish literature first-hand

through

this trip. In

London, they attended the

official

performance

Globe Theatre, an

at the rebuilt

opening

where the

loved actually

literature they

created their works.

It

created a newer and

walked. These students did not have to

also took walking tours of Restoration

imagine

at

see Shakespeare sites and watch the Royal

Shakespeare

Company perform "Much Ado

About Nothing." On

their

own

it

streets Virginia

— they did

After a week. Dr. Goad,

the British

a day trip to Stratford to

Roddy Doyle's book and

Dr.

Goad and

I

planned

who

I

summer of and

1998. expanding in the sites

covered.

it.

handed the students off

led

fun-filled tour of

to

them on an intense and

Dublin and

Irish literature,

aided by his wife, Stacia Bensyl, an expert in

in the

to repeat the

Woolf

Shakespeare's plays were performed. They

"Beowulf manuscript

he had with

Shakespeare's grandfather's house or

walking the very

museum, and took

The most

movie "The Snapper."

and read. Imagine holding an owl on your

exact replica of the theatre where

the

the students over

the trip both in days

London and Charles Dickens' London, saw

the Irish Times, the

a lecturer reported a discussion

course

at

trip to

in the Irish countryside.

made

deeper texture for everything they learned

arm

day

Glendalough

widely-read newspaper in the country, after

exciting, thrilling time in

London. The students got

A

the fifth-century monastery at

gave the students a view of the thousand

gap" on the tube (subway). Classes and

Heistercamp. Marti Wilson and Linda

McQuiston

Kilmainham

crucial sites in the Irish Rebellion of

1916, and learned about Joyce, Yeats,

course was co-sponsored by People to

Missouri

Jail,

contemporary

Irish

women

poets.

As an English literary experience, Dr. Greg Roper allows an owl to perch on his arm at William Shakespeare's grandfather's house.

Between

time,

students sampled English culture, eating fish

Bretl Lind. Finance

Julie

Jill

Management

Livengood. Food and Nutrition

Mandy

whirlwind

walking tours and the amazina friendliness

Samuel Lingo, Psvcholdgy/Biology Katie Linville, Business

Irish set dancing,

Livingston. Zoology

Lobdell. Marketing/Management

Stacey Long, Mathematics

Ryan Longenecker, Geography Tanya Lopez, Marketing/Management Sharon Low, Broadcasting

Dana Luke, Accounting Sarah Lund, Pre-Professional Zoology

Marty Lyle, Geography Brian Maijala, Agricultural Business Tiffany Man-, Geography

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with Dr. Craig


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Martin. Cicopraphy

Jiilicl

MasÂŤnhnnk. Prc-Mcd

Janii

Mar) Maurer, Hortiiullurc Susan McAlllslcr. Business Managcmcnl Miclicllc

MfCampbcll. Office Informalion

.Systems

McCoy. Human Environmental Science

Judith

Mcfian Mcl-arland. Cicdgraphy Nicholas McFee. Corporate Recreation

Chalene McJunkin. Merchandising Kric

McKay.

A[;ricultural .Science

Molly McMillan. Horticullurc/Biology Jane Robichaud McMillan. Food and Nutrition

Nicole McPherren. Broadcasting

McQueen. Wildlife Ecology Conservation

Jared

Eve Mechanic. Molecular Biology Becky Mellon. Journalism

Amanda Mendon. Vocal Music Education Kan Meyer. Blemertary Education Ken Meyer. Computer Science Andrea Miller. Psychology

David

Miller. English

Jennifer Miller. Biology/Psychology Justin .Miller. Agricultural Business

Melanie Moes. Agricultural Business Joseph Moore. Wildlife Ecology Conservation Jill

Morgan. Finance

Kit

Morgan. Child

&

Family Studies

Pamela Morgan. Accounting Lacey

Moms.

Physical Education

Thadeus Morrison. Finance Reinhard Mosslmger. International Business

Amy

Moutray. Middle School/Junior High

Heidi Murry. Elementary Education Jennifer Nelson. Public Relations

Liana Nelson. Geography Neil Neumeyer. Public Relations

Cammy

Newton. Elementary-Secondary Education

Jennifer Nicholson. Fine Arts

James Nolker. Agriculture Business Joshua

Noms. Geography

Todd Numberg. Elementary Education

Shelly O'Donnell. Child

&

Family Studies

Maggie O'Riley. English Education/Speech Nick Ogden. Art Jason Olenhouse. Computer Science

John Olson. Computer Management Systems Melissa Overfield. Middle/Junior High Jeff

Owen. Marketing/Management

Mayumi Ozawa. Computer Management Systems

Amy

Paige. Technical Theatre

Sonny Painter. Secondary Math Sally Parman.

Food Service Management

Michelle Partusch. Psychology Lindie Patton. Broadcasting Christina Pavalis. Public Relations

David Paylon. Physical Education Jennifer Pearson. Elementary Education

Marcellina Perez. Elementary Education

Heather Pen^. Elementary Education/Early

Childhood Virginia Peters. English

Enn

Peterson. Child

&

Family Studies

Holly Petty. Animal Science


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Alicia Phillips, Markeling

Michelle Phillips, Business Mucalion

Managemeni Sarah Phipps, Journalism/French

Corbin Pierce, Broadcaslins

Mandy

Piper, Political Science

Jennifer

Pitls,

Merchandising

Stacy Plumnier, Elementary Education

Jeff Potter,

Dennis Powers

Geography

Business Managemeni

Jr.,

.Arthena Prather, Elemetary Education

Sarah Prchal, Corporate Education

Corey

Priest,

Ted

Pre-Pro Biolog\

Quinlin, Elemnlary

Ed

Malt Raasch, Agricultural Business

Katrina Rader, Public Relation

Gary Rande, Computer Science Carla Rapp, Animal Science Lonelle Ralhje, Journalism

Chad Rea, Geography Lisa Reiss, Psychology

Daria Renfeld, Accounting

Amanda Renken,

Child

&

Famil>

Jennifer Reynolds, Elementary

Eil

Kimberly Riddle, Computer Managemeni

Angela Riley, Computer Mangement Systems

Kory

Malh Anne Riney, Mathematics

Riley, Education Secondary

Kristin Roach,

Geography

Stacey Roberts, Geography Travis Roberts, Agricultural Science

Mindi Robinson, Public Relation Sara Rogers, Animal Science Jennifer Rosborough, Elementary Educalmii/ Disabilities

Baris Sahin,

Computer Science

Louis Sanders, Business Managemeni

Slaria Sands, Marketing

Managemeni

Benjamin Savage, Theatre Perl Jodi Scarbrough, Psycholog)

Timothy Schendel, Marketing Angela Marie Schieber, Accounting Jacqueline Schimmel, Elementary Education Jubilee Schley, Secondary

Ed

Kimberly Schmid, Accounting Angela Schmidt, Elementary Education Julie Schmitter,

Merchandising

fo Textiles,

Apperal and Furnishings Richard Schneider, Animal Science

Robert H. Schneider, Psychology Janelle Scholten, Organizational

Sam

Scholten, Speech

Commmunication-

Organizational Communications

Wally Schrock, Geography Carla Schultz, Theatre

Andrew

Scott.

Computer Mgmt Sys

Curtis Scott, Public Accounting Kristine Seek, Elementary Education

Charles H. Seetin, Psychology

Tolga Senel, Computer Science

Veronica Shanks, Public Accounting Christopher Shields, Psychology Natalie Shuler, English Education

Amy

Shutt, Public Relations

Sharia Sievers, Child

&

Familv

Callie Silvey, Child

&

Famil)

Christina Sims,

Animal Science


Prosser

Prosser ^% rude awakening hit

women

ilic

of

team

to

I

1.

A

tire

alarm soundeil, ami the

sleepy-eyed ladies of Millikan weie quickly

ushered out of the

hall.

Clouds

billowed out ot the window tire started

w

ilh

a

did you learn?

power

room was

ow ned by

of that

substantial.

,\ll

to

what was

but

to say

about the situation:

make

fire

sure to keep an eye on your

power

A

room

Damage

their appliances.

room

hall

one thing

did have

I

strips.

of room 626.

strip the residents

residence

smoke

because of an electrical problem

were using for the

s

ot

in

Prosser:

What

after losing

Millikan Hall early Saliirclay morning on Oet.

Reid

Reid

cope

belongings

&

Prosser and Reid:

What were the most

Our

pictures.

We

precious things you

of pictures in there

lost?

and they just could

Reid:

had a

lot

the college had to be paid for by not be replaced.

the residents. The.se unsuspecting inhabitants.

Misty Prosser and Jennifer Reid. were

unaware of the their

room

situation that took place in

as they

were both staying

el.sewhere that night.

was

Prosser:

moved, what did you miss about your

missed the

the si.xth floor

and

our old room.

We

former

had

Reid:

you? ^^^^^^^^^^^"

rodeo for the

there

weekend.

first

even found out about Prosser:

I

it

was staying

until at

1

at a

never

Sunday

door

me

about

and

a friend's house at the

it.

How

long did it take to get things back in order?

of

it

in

was our

"new home."

night.

and found out w hen a cop showed up to tell

room?

kind of

girls

of our stuff

all

Where were

I

We

After being

Prosser:

We were A fire in

still

looking for

things

we needed

for

Prosser:

^^^^"^" from the computer

lot

We

lost a

our room a month

of expensive

things. Everything

to the fridge

was melted.

later. It

pain to do. Reid:

I

just

wanted

insurance report back to see to

was

really a

room on the sixth

building

on a Saturday morning

was caused by an

fire

power

except sixth

strip. All

rooms

Sixth floor residents I

had

pay for everything.

their

rooms

Sindelar. Dielelics

Smith. Broadcasting

Smith. Public Realtions

Chestina Smith. Agricultural Business Clinton Smith. Agricultural Science

Heather Smith, Psychology

Kimberly Smith. Psychology

Kevin Sorensen. Social Science Secondary

Joseph Spalding. Business Management Kelli Sparks.

Speech Communications

Knssy Sparks. Computer Management Systems Cara Spire. Public Accounting Grelchen Sponaugle. Child

&

Family

of

the

to

fire.

were allowed to return to Photo by Sarah

Andrea Smith. Biology/Psychology

Bnan

were allowed

an hour

later that day.

Bntton R. Small. BroadcaMing

Came

October.

In

problem evacuated residents,

within

Phipps

Came

floor

evacuate the

electrical

floor residents,

return to their

to get the

how much

hall

The

with a

What items were lost?

a residence

of Millikan Hall forces residents to

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Spratt.

Psychology/Sociology

Michael Spriggs, Geography Jenny Staley, Molecular Biology Jodi Slarbuck, Speech/Organizational

Communication Cynthia Starkebaum, Recreation Robert Stelter

Daun

Jr..

Recreational Theatre

Stephens. Elementary Special Education

Michael Stevenson, Recreation/Parks and

Management Stephen

Stiglic,

Elementary Education

Carrie Stiver. Elementary

Brenda

&

Child

Stoll.

Educatum

Family Studies

Hillary Stone. Elementary Education Philip Stone. Wildlife Ecolog\

Kourtney Strade. Vocal Music Education

Jennifer Strader. History/Spanish

David Straub. Computer Management Systems

&

Glenda Stnnger. Child

Family Studies

Jennifer Struble. Education

Jamie Taylor. Secondary Business Education

Dawn Tebbenkamp.

Marketing Managemeni

Lesley Thacker. English/Philosophy

Whitney Thacker, Merchandising Kaila Thayer, Psychology Jennifer Eric

Thomas. Marketing

Thomeczek. Lisa

Political Science

Thompson, Broadcasting

Keely Thorp, Elementary Education

Shannon

Torti, Physical

Education

Veronica Tran, Psychology Christopher Tucker, Journalism Stacy Tyler, Accounting

Landi

VanAhn

Paul Veenstra. Broadcasting

Mary A. Voegele. Finance Jon Vonseggem. Computer Management Systems

Tondee Voortman. Accounting

Amy Waldron. Elementary Education Amy Walker. Child & Family Studies Angela Walker. Corporate Recreation Dennis Wall

11.

Geography

Joshua Wall, Agricultural Business Melissa Wardrip, Business Management

Jayrae Warren, Elementary Education

Cara Weber, Psychology Christelyn Wehrle. Corporate Recreation

Ammy

Welch, Sociology

Kevin Wesack. Recreation

James Wesley, Geographx Jeff White,

Govemmeiu

Gregory White, Agricultural Business Lauren White. Child

&

Family Studies

Marcus Whitworth, Accounting/Finance Lawrence Wickersham. Agronomy Sarah Wieland, Art Educalion Chester Wilmes. Broadcasting

Angela Wilson. Accounting

Travis Winter. Art

Jeremy Witzke, Physical Education Ruth Ann Wolf, Child Kristi

&

Family Studies

Wolfe. Elementary Education

Jody Wood, Finance Stacia Woriey, Secondary Education Speech/

Theatre Sally A.

Wortmann, Marketing


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Keely Barnett

Keely Barnett I

I

was

a ililTcrcnl place, but a laniiliai tacc

makes

transition with high

hclpcti Kccly Baniett ease into the cioss

coimiiN

iiiniiliii;

experioiice

Bamett's high school

"Bud"

Wiliiaiiis,

at

iLinnini;

school "Bud" while

college.

coach, Aiulra

vs,

differently?

the

one all

same

in

how

me

as every-

else, but

equally he

tried treat

by him

may have

he treated me.

trial It

was

a lot harilcr

on

me

because

I

high school

was cross country together

treated

over-compensateil

.school.

of college cross country

Hud

very hard to

trying to treat us

woinens' cross counlry coach and was with

think

1

continuing cross country

took over as Northwest's

her lor both of them to experience the

were you

not used to those types of practices from

Northwest.

at

Bud. .Although Barnett started off well, placing sixth

on the team and eighth

.season

was

meet, her

in a

cut short because of a stress

fracture in her right thigh. I

What was

was excited

learn that

your reaction having Coach Williams again?

coach

and

I

knew

dow n

that

leani that he

I

team adjust to Williams'

the

coaching?

but they adjusted

team was used

rather quickly.

team improved on

their

performance

to.

The

in that

they placed ninth (in 1996) nationally and

he

fifth (in

1997) and

won MIAA

again.

to be

here for moral support because he had

a farm near Maryville.

a diflerent

coaching style than

had a

running

was soins

Bud had

did the

to

who knew me

my

style.

i

How

was surprised

to

would be mv coach.

Had your

run-

I

learned that

I

ning abilities

enjoyed shorter

changed?

distances

more than

longer distances. In

Was

his

coaching style

different?

\

The

intensity of

practice

was

greatly

high school cross country miles

in

We had

which was

many

moderate

required

days than

in

high

much

only ran two

competition. In college

increased. less

we

difficult for

me

we

because

much more endurance and

After the

5K

meet, coach Bud Williams talks to Keely Barnett. Williams coached Barnett in high school before

not so

they both

Robbyn Wnghl.

Physical Education

Chika Yano. Business Managemeni Jessica Yeldell. English

Yildiz.

Compuler Science

Rebecca Youngs. Finance Heather Yount. Food and Nutrition

Nurazimah Zainul Abiden. Psychology/Sociology Steven Zimmer, Finance

Enca Zuber. Elememan Education/Learning Disabilities

first

made

cross country

the transition to Northwest.

Photo by Sarah Phipps

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Bahar

home womens'

ran 5K,

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Linda Mattson n"! rying to find time in a busy schedule

was a

difficult task for

many

offers advice

students.

athletics, family

Students had to find time to study, play spoils and

in

fit

any social

management was one of the most

student, she for the

was

women's

How

How

Not only was she a

also a mother and a center

long

i

were you a

life.

team

for

two

years.

had

to

schedule?

everything to do.

organized.

had been on the

keep

I

was your

^^^^^^^^^

basketball team. Mattson

had lot

If the

to

lists

of

It

*^^ ^'^^y^

I

could have been a

was

^^^^ nothing that

give?

worth anything was ever easy. Stay

would pay

in the

end

it

off.

To

the traditional

^^^^^

students; have fun

you can, but keep what

is

comments?

be really

^o'''

would yoy

Any Other 1

kids did not have school,

to find a babysitter.

worse.

had

^

focused and work hard and

Pretty hectic;

hectic

What advice

^^^^^^^^^^

bv Arltsa lohnson

difficult

achieved success in each aspect of her

and

academic success

activities they

could. For students like Linda Mattson, time

tasks to accomplish.

on balancing

and enjoy

you

all

your

while

important in mind.

Your grades and what you stay with

it

learn here will

life.

Bearcat? At a men's ketball

What was the most

Trying

my

to

manage

What

far

Bobby

time and trying

to

keep track of

my

childrens' needs.

work

Mattson's son shakes

Bearcat's

hand. Besides being

chalienotng part? tried to

home bas-

game, Linda

ahead on

did you

my

a full-time mother of two, Mattson was also

I

a center on the

assignments.

Basketball

was

wom-

team She jug-

en's basketball at

a lot

Northwest.

gled her busy sched-

enjoy the

of fun for the family.

ule,

most?

A

classes, by staying fo-

lot

of

my

family

cused on the challenges she faced one day at a time. Photo by Amy Rah

was from around here.

My children

watched

me

came

to

my games

complete with

and

play.

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class or into the

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anonymous

in a

dark corner of the

The

anonymous

student

who

different light

was watching.

Stroller, a tradition since 1918.

interesting to students.

was an

life in

did you

apply?

Did you con-

each issue

sider

Jamie Hatz. the editor,

came

to

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; things I

that

were what

just published

people were talking about.

of the Northwest Missouhan.

Why

on them

wrote a column

describing views of student

identity

bv Laura Pnchard

Spanish Den. the Stroller

me

My basic ation

how

if

was

it

the truth or not.

affected its readers?

would not publish 1

I

the

new

Stroller.

I

was

because

I

said

and

if

had a basic premise of

you

did

Was

hard

it

It

had been harder

me

to protect

for

your

identity because

identity?

put so

my

to protect

much

I

of

myself into each

The people

article.

that

knew me

the best

there

was

still

a hint of mystery each week.

What was the

Coming up with

hardest part?

something

that

would top

the last

People had a basic expectation of

what they would be reading the next week, picked up on what

other people talked

find your

material?

if

article.

it.

I

Where

they laughed.

especially

people were offended, they

had often read the Stroller and should have reevaluated what they did.

not enjoyed

into

reading the back page of the Missouhan.

hesitant at truth

first

I

walked

was

felt

false or misleading.

Everything

I

had been speculating since day one. but

your column

anything

when

Union and saw everyone

consider-

was

about a crazy idea to

become

boost every Thursday

about and events on

campus and shed

Did people

I

talk about

people talk about

it

your

my

some of my

column?

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Jennifer Bonneii

and sometimes

loved to hear

columns.

I

definitely got an

ego

was

an

I

disappointed them because

a dead week.

I

had been censored on

better material, so

article in a

I

matter of minutes.

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Mendy Wilson

Mendy Wilson j>fc iereotypes wciv olk-ii dilticiili to

when

CKinhal

llic

uoals

Stays involved

in

A

about

that

of the sviiiptoms one might have

all

thought.

From

the day she

'

was bom. Wilson

it

ilid

not bother

me

at all.

never considered

I

Did you see yourself

myself as being

handicapped?

disabled or being

^^^^^^^^^^

handicapped.

I

did

not live any differently than anyone else.

Cerebral palsy

you to have

caused by brain

cerebral palsy?

damage. up

in

my

rib cage,

got caught up in there and

I

I

me by

time, because

her rib cage,

is

was hung

so

my

head

could not turn to

Caesarian section and by that

my

it

head kept

damaged

control coordination.

What was the

^

biggest stereotype?

scared.

mother's

normal baby would. They had

deliver

but

embarrassed asking ine

else.

What caused

like a

il.

il.

Lowe

Kelsev

never thought of herself as different from

anyone

lelt

or joke about

people

w ho had cerebral palsy did not necessarily have

people

it

having cerebral palsy

campus organizations while

Mendy Wilson proved

lot ol

about

lell llieni

school activities despite

taking Id to 18 credit hours of classes each

semester.

Iheni ami

several

"CLTcbral palsy"

were mentioned. Howcvlm. through her involvement

in

hitting against

the brain cells that

'"' "''

P'-""?''-^

*"^

They maybe

were not rude

to

them or mean

to

them, but the way that they looked

at

them

sometimes, you knew that they were categorizing them as being different. it

was just because

know what

know how break

it

to

think

a lot of people did not

was and they did not respond

that, for

I

to

me, was

it.

to

The

As she leads a dent Union,

really

best

go up and

way

tour through J.W.

Mendy Wilson

cat card. Besides being a Student to

Ambassa-

Wilson was also active in Sigma Alpha and Phi Eta Sigma. Photo by Amy Roh

dor,

talk to

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Davis

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Michael Davis

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Knstie

Tom

Demmel

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Donald

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Thomas

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Kan

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Edmonds

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Edwards

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Ekiund

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Emehiscr

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Jill

Eppenbaugh

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Cathy Wright

Cathy Wright \^lii-'ii

EL^<-''| I'hat

'11

When

giving aiK

houid be

all

minds

slogati.

with the University 19'-)2.

ice.

Wriglil

it.

it

the_N set

they could do anything,

he also wanted to remind students that iioncN ot

was not e\erything and people did

need money

"1

to

be

bv Corbin Pierce and Travis Dimmitt

students

saiil

they could be. and

to

about her life and her job

tells

Wright

campus

hearts as a cashier for

ining since August

leir

wrons;. I'm "Wiightl""

was Cathy Wright's

warmed

ail

1

rich.

remember one time my granddaughter

Was

there anything that helped you at your

Northwest

"I told her. "ves.

I

in

^aryville did I'ou live?

1

12

at

hat they called at

Mann High

School,

1

is

Gray's

When was I

worked up

at

which

is

now Bank Midwest.

at

I

Oceanside. Calif, but

w ould go

to class

and then work lunch hour.

raised in Maryville.

Then to

I

would come back and go

to class

be a again.

So

1

had experience working with

house where Casey's convenience store people since

^

was

in

71 Cafe,

There used jig

w

now.

sure am.'"

was born

1

started

waiting tables out

which

Horace

Vhere

1

the lime Plainview,

job?

ackie asked me. "are you rich, grandma?"" Vrisht said,

when

Well,

years old.

now. That was where

>id

you work

>efore?

^^^^^^mi^m^mm

I

'

called ^^'^^

^ housewife

tor 21 years.

cook

all

I

was

12.

Behind the counter at Freshen's Yogurt, Cathy

home.

I

got to

day long.

Why like

did you

working?

Wright prepares toppings. Wright had lived

Because of the students. just

my

They were

and felt all Photo by Amy Roh

kids.

Teresa Feick

Thomas Fenner Bradford Ferbet Jeannetle Ferguson

Taraara Ferguson

.Anna Ferrara

Donald Ferree John Ferrell

Chnslma

in

she was two years old Northwest students were "my kids."

Maryville from the time

Ferris

Daniel Fields

Danita Fields Kelly Findley

Steven Flnnell

Andrea Finney

Cathenne Fleak

Marcus Flemming

Shannon Flinn

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Santa Claus spreads holiday cheer to

raditional holiday spectacles of lights

and yuletide scenes appeared

in Franklin

Maryville children through

Park telling Maryville residents Christmas

was

just

local students

around the corner. For Northwest

students Cynthia Cole and Robert Shields, a

husband and wife team, a Santa suit and

naughty and

make

a

it

was time

list

who had been

of

who had been

nice.

Cole and

Shields played the role of Santa Claus for

community. Cole

the Maryville

came

how

to play the role of

Did he

volunteer?

talk

^^^^^^^^^^

thought

rewarding when a kid came

through Job

Chamber

who

would be

Why

of

Commerce.

applied for

it. I

I

was

I

went

to

Some

husband

it

Santa was a

Robert got

girl.

it.

it

into

was

it.

He

put

it

took

at

an hour to

on and then

so

it

looked

real.

Also, because the beard

rested on your ears,

it

hurt.

really

in all excited to see

he was probably

experience?

old.

of

all,

where

you

are not him.'

say.

There was also a

I

is

did not

three years

Before he even

on

my

Santa?

lap he I

know

know what

girl just

to

old enough to

walk. She ran in and yelled 'Santa,' and

that

taice

over the role?

in:

sat

of the kids

were upset

him

interesting

said, "First

fun.

did your

kind of had to

1

two or

the only

just thought

It

least half

This one kid came

What was your most

found the job

Services.

get into.

took

Santa.

Santa Claus and

I

did you

find the job?

one

she

people might not realize?

suit

a really long time to

another 15 minutes to get the pillow situated

No,

her husband also got involved.

How the

how

told

The Santa

^^^^^^^^^^^

bv Laura Prichard

on

to put

What was something

So,

jumped on my

lap and put her

me and gave me

Stephanie Ford

Zachary Ford

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Melissa Franklin Jennie Frazier Jennifer Frese Curtis Friedel

Rory Frisbie

Yvonne Fuellemann Jennifer Fuller

Raegan Fuimer Magdaelena Garcia

Jessica Garner

Jamie Gaston Sarah Gaston

Jamie Gatson Kurtis Gentry

a kiss.

arms around

Husband and wife Santa Claus team Cynthia Cole and Robert Shields prepare Shields for his role as Santa. Cole had originally donned the red suit and beard before several small children voiced suspicion over a female Santa, prompting Cole to ask her husband to take over. Photo by Erica Smith


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Shannon Gould

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Sean Griffin

April Griffith Leslie

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Suzanne Guthrie

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Hackley

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Hall

Heather Hall

Sarah HambrechI Jennifer Hamilton

JoEllen Hancock

Sara Hancock

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Trudie Hansel Allison Happle Natalie Harbin

Lora Hardin

Casey Hargreaves

David Hargrove Jamie Harris

Eva Han Gina Hartsock

Lcanne Hartstack Melissa Har\ey

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Quast

Jill

juggles Softball and _|

ill

main thing was there was not time

Quast was not the average freshman.

One may have considered achiever. Quast

was

a

volleyball while trying to

her an over-

manage

member of the

She proved

that all

to

make

it

When came I

all fit.

the Softball

people needed to have to

coach and

I

was over, she asked here

was recruited

for

1

Softball team,

I

and

I

if

would

made

was

in

it.

try out for the

We had

How

did you adjust when trying to do

also

so much?

^^^^^^^^^^ position,

we

do

In order to

season and Softball during

coach for

was

I

when

both, volleyball had to take priority

volleyball, but the

volleyball

I

was

recruited

for volleyball.

its

season.

a close

in the

kept

of

same

could relate to each other. The

home game in Bearcat Arena, Jill Quast cheers with her teammates. Quast participated in both the Northwest volleyball and Softball teams. Photo by Sarah Phipps

Denise Hastings Jennifer Hasty

Lisa Hatch

Caria Hayes

Gina Hayes

Duane Hazelton Matthew Hazen Mitasha Heideman Joshua Heihn

Todd Hems

Kerre Heintz Christine Helling

Chad Heliums Corrie Heliums

Came

Henderson

Nichole Hendricks

Andrea Hendrix Sara Henke Julie

Henley

Jill

Henry

was busy

sports gave

me from

trying to play

How

I

went,

two

I

the time.

change and

a

No

made

then I

also always took

although sometimes did the

lists,

Homework

went.

time?

perfectionist

me

marked them off as

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

1

did

was planning on

I

out before

I

also kept

sports.

manage your

right.

me

It

all

getting bored.

did you

priority,

At a

I

fresh-

men and many them

Doing both

matter where

volleyball team.

With seven

not want to get out of shape.

motivated when it

I

chose to do two sports because

When came

assistant

here,

two sports?

mentioned the

skills.

get involved in both sports?

to think

behind.

did you participate in

thought to her. After the volleyball season

did you

left

Why

do everything were organizational

How

I

studies

Northwest volleyball and Softball teams, and

had to juggle her schedule

about the things

I

homework.

would work 1

was also a

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Brandi Johnson Colin Johnson

Corey Johnson

Megan Johnson Sarah 0, Johnson Sarah Y. Johnson

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Adrian Jones Leila Jones

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Dennis Esser

Dennis B

J

in I'l'^d

with a B.S. degree

During the a

Esser graduated trom Northwest

ciinis

tall

of

1

W7.

order to

in

at a

come back

mater as an administrator. Esser

administrator, offering

how

to his

alma

became

a better understanding of

gave me and

then' ranks.

was draw n

Northwest because

you decide to

of the journalism

come

department.

Northwest as

I

when

I

was

in

still

hish school, and

knew Northwest was

campus w as

I

the people.

nice.

So

I

building a really strong

journalism program. Once

the

actually got to I

found

that the

w hole piece

had always been a

Northwest, and

worked

in

the office of

appreciated

was

in

charge of

overseeing

make

this univer-

And

I

could see

which

why

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make Northwest

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run so smoothly.

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as far as publica-

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Dr. Patricia Bowers Schultz ^Sr. first

Patricia

Bowers Schultz became

person to ever hold the

title

the

becomes

of faculty

fellow to the Coordinating

fellow to the Coordinating Board of Higher

Education early

in

Among

1997.

things, the coordinating board

other

was

in

Board of Higher Education

charge

I

ever faculty

first

bv Travis Dimmitt

What would you bring back to Northwest?

of budgets for Missouri's state colleges and universities.

member

Though

still

responsibilities to the board

How

did you

I

get this job? January 1997. ately.

weekends

or for a whole year.

spend time with her husband.

Dr. Charles Schultz.

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work with

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faculty fellowship to

staff. I I

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1

offer

was

the job

was

for a semester

attended

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whole

if

could

members understand

to

do

When

it

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major

rewarding aspects of your job?

did background research and to the board.

I

was

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came, the

university budgets.

Bryan Lanning Michelle Launsby

Heather LeBrun Kathleen Leehner

Cassandra Ledford Karin I^e Jason Lengemann

Ean Leppin Pamela Lerch

Aaron Leu

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Brian Lewis

Lance Lewis Heather Libb\

Amanda

Licht

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it

would

do the job for

of them was the

tremendous learning experience to

.see

state level planning. I

was able

so

Melissa Larson

to

immedi-

year.

What were the most

selected

was not a voting

made recommendations

I

help other faculty

Decem-

was offered

benefit both of us

the coordinating board and

coordinating board

applied in

commissioner (of the board) said

faculty person

planning meetings.

experience.

this

interviewed in

and traveled home to Maryville on the

I

had

ber 1996 and was

She

spent her weekdays in Jefferson City, Mo.,

did your job entail?

1

would

more about budgets.

meant she did

not teach classes during the school year.

What

help that

it

considered a

of the Northwest faculty, Schultz's

to

thought

much

to learn

about state

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Rebecca Meeker Crystal Melchcr

Steven Melling

Amara Melonis Leiicia Mendoza Jason Menefee

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Kimberly Merrill Greta Meriz Jeffrey

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Leigh Meyei

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donate

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1987 Ji

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•The teacher knows you by name and not by

comparison gives

things never changed, and that in-

number.

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at

Northwest. The

1

987

editorial

students insight into the

•The parking

lot is

deserted by Friday after-

board of Toner yearbook came up with .some

happenings

things they thought applied to happenings on

at

Northwest

noon. •Financial Aid said they have no record of

campus

in 1987.

Years

later, the

1998 Tower your scholarship and you owe $300.

editorial

board chose the statements they opening your window for fresh held true to campus. Take a flash-

thought

still

back

1987 and see

•You to

•Most of the bars are within walking distance

air.

if

learn your Social Security

number

be-

of campus.

you agree. you learn your room number.

fore

"You Know You're From Northwest When..." •The

air

conditioning gets fixed, but

•The wind blows your umbrella inside out it's

Nov.

in

spring and pushes you to class in winter.

•Half the campus works for Aramark.

15.

•You go

•You have

•You have to wear snow shoes to get to class in

your date and you have to leave because there

campus because your usual parking place was

the winter.

are less than five people there for the featured

made

into faculty and staff parking.

•You and your

resident assistant are the only

movie.

•You

get tickets for standing on the sidewalk.

two people

on your floor for the weekend.

•You have to drive to St. Joseph for excitement

to

•You smell

park clear on the other side of

the

cows every morning when

•A 2 a.m.

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Michelle Riedemann

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end of four years as

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tackles college

believing

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California.

football scholarship

was over. Coming from Evans transferred

fmnball.

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life.

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to

make

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scholarship that ended

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adjustments.

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apply

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stands.

to

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w ith Fellow ship

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and working on

my

the

summer

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was

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work with

the football

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graduate degree

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life?

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be

and out because

it

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The most important

1

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a big part of

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life.

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thing to

finishing school, though.

football

miss the

players, there

I

The family camara-

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cultures and

truly

to expect.

and spent large

amounts of time together. With

senior portfolio.

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had never

I

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change

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not been part of the

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;oaching and

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to be sitting in the

game, and did not know what

you spend the extra time you had?

if

would be

rather than play?

scholar-

and apply for loans.

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my

played football for

10 years and

like to

watch games

academic and

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get a job in the athletic department,

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studied for

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staff.

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lot

took

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for

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ends

Northwest

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connection. Playing football was also a like a relationship:

from a junior college to coiiiiniie playing

of his

after

life

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1

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were people from many

we were In

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B-Back Kraig Evans heads during a

home

football

for the

game

end zone

against

Truman

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Northwest had many

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ways of relaxing. Many read the paper, watched television, played sports or just laxed at

home

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;oach Jini Johnson rode his :ycle.

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faculty

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cycle

air,

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to

The

What

gain freedom with his

motorcycle

baseball

riding?

Honda motor-

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highways and

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was a renewed experience

trip

for me.

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joy. freedom,

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members may have been

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an old-time

sleigh ride.

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little

quicker than

explain?

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Patrick Trahan lixing drinks

was

the ideal job for Patrick

Trahan when he became a bartender Palms. For him,

it

at

The

was a job to make money

a bartender?

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job

(in

1997).

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to

serving up drinks at The

walked

Palms

people standing around

pay

to

for classes

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bv Laura Pnchard

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in

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I

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pay his way through school.

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to "card everyone," if

works as a bartender

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classes here.

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female got really

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over

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but

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people, whether

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three-fourths of the

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outweighed any

far

only interesting but a blast as well.

though they were ridiculously

always remember

Family."

stupid.

Dealing with these people went along with

another

vital

characteristic

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Yescnosky

Heather Young

Young Young Tracy Young Vincent Young Melissa Stacy

Irene

Zamanipa

Allie Zaroor

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Emre

Zengilli

Jamie

Zen

Shane Zeysing Angela Zieber

Jama Zimmerman Laurie

would

1

I

had moved on to

my career out from the city limits of Mary ville.

Toru Yaniauchi

Kristin

I

my days when was the life

of the party, especially after

reading a

Nai-Huii

I

loved being a DJ and found that the job was not

making

drunk people think they were funny even

bar

I

until

downfalls the occupation might have had.

was

I

dance

dancing, then

special day.

in a

at

mellow

later.

everything go wrong on their

also mastered the art of

my way

people did not

would move back

you had to be able

types of people. This

handy when you had brides

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would work

drunk.

basic characteristics a

at a

up with about 50 screaming soror-

singing the song.

order to play the music that a

drinking music. Then, as people became

Now that

the time?

in

I

being a local disc jockey

play music and meet new. interesting people all

have

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crowd wanted. For example, when worked

I

you drink,

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a

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Suzanne Zimmerman Michelle Zimmerschied Erie Zinnert

Dustin Zook

309


hile

the editorial board

tens attentively, Editor

he demands of a

weekly university news-

gave

and a

half in

advance. Photo by

of meet-

began. little

on the

couches in the basement of Wells Hall waiting for

the arrival of the latest determine what stories

When

the papers

and pictures go on the

front

page, Advertising Director

arrived, the editors delivered

them around

campus and community

across the

Erica Smith

maps out the page

on a chalk board. The

editorial

board worked through

this pro-

cedure before design plans could be

made

for

each page.

to subscrib-

Photo by Sarah Phipps ers.

This

was the last step

in the production of the

newspaper. But only hours later, the next issue

would begin

to develop.

NORTHWE PACEMAK

editors a

planning

chance to

for the

week's

Photo by Sarah Phipps

ings and deadlines

issue.

giv

Topics were chosen a week

was ending,

sleep, the staff sat

Widmer

west Missourian. The meeti

issue of the Northwest

After a night of

adviser Laura

topics for the opinion page.

Just as the previous

week

a Sunday night meetir

advice to editors of the Nor

paper never stopped.

another

Chief

t

Jamie Hatz discusses possible

Sarah Phipps

Missourian

in

\ lis-

be( issi


Photo Essay -311

efore the

Sunday

night

meeting, Chief Reporter Toru

Yamauchi works on a

feature

story about the Olympics.

Yamauchi

,

a native of Japan,

viewed studying journalism

in

the United States as a great

opportunity to write both

in

English and Japanese. Photo

by Sarah Phipps


Jphoto Essay

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i

312

J\s

he production

they take a break from Editor

production,

in

Chief

editors,

lab

is

full

of

Lindsey Corey, Jacob

Jamie Hatz and University

DiPietre, Jennifer Simler

News

Christy Chestnut, as they work

Editor

wrestle on the

Jacob DiPietre floor.

Northwest

Missourian editors

tried

to

on

their

pages. By Tuesday

nights, the

pages began

to

fall

place as layouts were

fin-

maintain both professional

into

and

social relationships with

ished and text

each

other.

Photo by Amy Roh

and

was added.

Photo by Chris Tucker

*

n the darkroom. Photogra-

phy Director Jennifer Meyer

examines her negatives. A

new

transition for the North-

west Missourian, instead

of

printing pictures in the dark-

room, negatives were scanned into the

computer, and then

placed on the appropriate page. Photo by Sarah Phipps


he Northwest Missourian advertising staff gathers for

weekly Sunday night

their

meeting. The

week in their off ice ment

of

met each

staff

Wells Hall

in

the base-

to

discuss

reduction began each

upcoming promotions. The adverstising local

team sold

to

both

and national businesses.

Thursday night when the

met

editors

to discuss

Photo by Sarah Phipps

what ith

quickly approaching, nity

Commu-

Sports Editor Scott

mers takes time

after the

Sum-

would be

to finish his col-

umn

for the

week. Summers

was

able to cover local high

school as well as professional like

the

Chiefs. Photo

Kansas

going into the next

issue.

Besides content, the

Sun-

day meeting

sports

stories

Monday's deadline

budget of the paper was discussed. This deter-

mined

the

number

of

City

by Sarah Phipps

pages that would be running.

From Monday

to

Wednesday, nights were filled

with hours of edit-

ing, designing, placing

and pasting up pages.

By early Thursday morning the pages were complete and sent off to the printer. "It

was a full-time job to

us," Jamie

was

Hatz

said. "It

a job that our

names

went on."

ÂŤTHWEST CEMAKER


11

and

editor

the hours each staff

member

worked did not go unrecognized.

On Nov.

1,

won

Northwest Missourian first

its

the

College Media

Advisers/Associated Collegiate Press

Pacemaker

Award. This placed the newspaper in the top

1

per-

cent of the non-daily college

newspapers

"We had

in the country.

a lot of strong

upperclassmen and fresh-

men that were willing to get strong stories," Jamie Hatz said. tion,

"With that combinait

was the main reason

we won the Pacemaker." As

well as strong writing,

designing and photogra-

phy skills, the dedication

of

the students also contribut-

ed

to the

award.

T

PACEMAK R


Photo Essay -315

all

advertising director

Corbin Pierce laughs as Santa surprises him with chocolate

chip cookies.

The

act

was

prompted by an inside joke

between Pierce

and spring

Advertising Design Director

Cynthia Cole. Photo by Sarah

Phipps

contemplate the

s they

page design, Managing

Editor

McDonough and

Chief

Colin

Reporter JP Farris discuss

changes

in

his story.

writing stories, in

charge

of

each

Besides

editor was

planning the de-

signs for his or her section.

Photo by Chris Tucker

tthe

light table.

Advertising

ounging on the couch, Uni-

News

Jacob

Director Erica Smith helps

versity

spring Advertising Design Di-

DiPietre proofreads his page.

rector Cynthia Cole paste

The couches provided an

ads.

The advertisers had

up ev-

Editor

formal setting to the profes-

erything completed the Tues-

sional working environment

day before the paper went

the

press. Photo

by Amy Roh

to

in-

basement

in

Wells

Photo by Jennifer Meyer

in

Hall.


n order to catch mistakes,

Assignment Director Fuller

looks

Niki

over the

Community Sports page

of the

Northwest Missourian. Every ,

Ithough the NorthM

west Missourian found success with a Pacemaker

award, it did not change the focus of the editors and their jobs.

"As we were working on the paper

we were

not

thinking of winning the

Pacemaker;

we were think-

ing of the reader," Jamie

Hatz

said.

"The Pacemaker

was just an added bonus." Behind the award-winning newspaper several

dedicated individuals worked hours

to create a

quality newspaper.

"When you had people willing to put so into

it,

much time

you could not have

anything but a successful

newspaper," Jacob DiPietre

week pages were

critiqued by

efore getting out of the car,

Features Editor Jennifer Simler checks her address

issue of the Missourian.

Northwest

The Missourian

editors to learn from their

began delivering

mistakes and improve

community

quality.

Photo by Sarah Phipps

list

while delivering the latest

Amy Roh

in

to

the

1996. Photo by


Photo Essay

hen the newspapers arrive

Thursday afternoon,

Laurie

DenOuden

rolls

for delivery. Editors

from the

Northwest Missourian

took turns delivering the

them

staff

each week newspapers

around the community. Photo

by

Amy Roh

fter delivering

the editors

newspapers,

meet

next week's

to discuss

issue while

helping themselves to pizza

from Domino's Pizza f\/laryville.

in

Domino's provided

pizza every Thursday evening

as a trade out for advertising.

Photo by Sarah Phipps

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292

292

Haynie. Cindee

Hoke,

Holloway. Pat

200 153.

163,293

Hollister.

293

Jones. Scott C.

169. 275

Holgate. Nathan

158,274

Jones. Jeremy

275

Holden. Nathan

86

185.

204

Jones, Chris

293

I

275

Hogya, Kari Ja.son

153.

161.

Jones, Leila

Devan 185 Ikuma. Yumi 186

Hogel. Karen

284

177.

161

Jeremy

275

204

Hyer. Brian

171.

Jones, Adrian

Hulschreider. Bethany

Hyde. Jonathan

21

Emily

Hofstetter.

163.240

Hayden. Mindy

Hobbs. Michael

169

Wendy

Hutchinson.

171. 293

168,

293

Michelle

Hoffsette.

292 292

177,

Hawkins, Brandon

Heady. Gina

274

274

Havard, Heather

Hayes. Gina

86.

292

Hatz, Jamie

Hirl.

156.

Hoftman. Jennifer

291

Hashimoto. Sayaka Hastings. Deni.se

Hintz. Catrina

Hutchcraft. Alan

169

155.

178

Megan

Johnson, Pat 1

294

Johnson. Matt

Johnson.

275

Huster. Matt

171,

275

204, 258

293

Hurley. Jodi

274 Hines, Samantha 202, 293 Hinton. Penny 293 Rachel

153. 169.

294

147. 161.

Johnson. Kevin Johnson.

202. 294

178.

Corey

Johnson. Jim 186. 275

161.

158. 275

275

Johnson. Colin

200

Justin

Dawn

Hurley.

294

John.son.

Hunziger. Matthew 161.

102

Hilty.

204, 293

Hunsucker. Rebecca

Hunteman.

155.

Johnson. Arlisa Johnson. Brandi

293

Huntley. Todd

156.

293

Johansen. Leah

Johnson. Clint

Hunerdosse. Aaron

Sharon 113 185,

153.

Humphrey, Sean 293 Humphreys. Julie 147.

293

Hill.Chanell

73.

185

293

Johansen. Hilari

202

293

186.

167. 275

Johansen. Cassandra 29. 145

275

Hughes. Brandi

182

171.

Johannsen. Reid

202. 293

293

202

Jezik. Hilarie

293

Johannaber. Jennifer

293

Hughes. Lance

221

219

293

Huber. Christopher

Hughes. Dave

293

Jewell.

275

171.

Tamara

20. 67. 101.

293

275. 293

Jewell. Jennifer

3.

293

147.

293

Jewell. Karia

Hull, Lisa

Thomas

Hilbert.

293

163

Hikida, Eri

177. 291

178.

293

293

Hightower. Anne

202. 291

117

3

Highfill. Sarah

99. 274

171.

Amy

Jesse.

Hudson Hall Kazoo Band

161,

Hansen. Nate

163

158.

167

158.

Heyle. Karen

291

Club

Huffer. Sarah

Hibbs. Jeffrey

Dawn

275

Huffaker. Donita

291

Hardymartin.

204

73.

Howell. Jason

185

274

Hardin. Lora

Jerome. Bobby

Howell. Jamin

200

Jensen. Veronica

293

169.

293

163.

1,56.

161.

200. 274

Hetzler.

Hansen. Brent

Wade

293

293

Jermain. Scott

Heying. Lynn

Hansel. Trudie

Hanson.

155.

275

Amanda

Howdeshell. Greg

Hubble. Richard

130.

Jennings. Geri

Jensen. Lisa

118. 124. 125. 126. 127.

200

293

Jensen. Jennifer

Hubbard. President Dean

Hettinger. Toni

15.3.

275

226. 293

182.

Jennings. Eric

Jensen.

1

102

Howard. Janelle 161. 275 Howard. Sheri 293

HPERD

Hess, Stephanie

Hanley. Nicholle

77

1

Howren. Dr Gary

291

Hankins. Bobbi

274

274

240. 291 70.

178.

161

Lu Wanna

Hershey.

291

Amy

Howard. Brian

202

Herbst. Stacy

60.61

Really Trying

292

171.

Jill

Jenn. Kri.stm

Business Without

1

275

Jelinek. Sarah

275 in

110

Dr Mark

Jelavich.

293

163.

293

Jawad. Dr. Sadek

167

275

163.

Succeed

Howard.

182

Hershberger. Mike

Hancock. Tammi

166.

Houk. Holly

Herschman. C.R. 113

167, 291

29

Handrup. Sarah

104.

Hering. Carrie

204

Hancock, Joe

292

Henry. Clark

Herder. Bill

102

Horticulture Club

How To

Henry. Tara

291

Jaques. Travis

186.275

161.

293

161.

Jasinski. Dr. Jon

Houk. Crystal

147.

Janssens. CarIa

202

Henke. Sara

Henry, Sharon

229

Hambrecht. Sarah Hamilton. Tara

292

Jansen. Michelle

293

177.

Horstmeyer, Kory

House. Andrew

Henry. Joshua

291

186,

292

186.

292 167. 292

Henley. Julie

275 156.

Hoskey. Dr. Marvin 102

Hendrix. Andrea

Henry.

167

Heather

171.

Hendricks. Nichole 169

171

Hall, Elizabeth

274

Henderson. Carrie

Hakamina. Noriko Haley. Erika

292

Helwig. Bryan

104

Jansen.

Homickel. Mark

292

177,

Heliums, Corrie

7.5

Hagenian. Lee

Hall.

Heliums. Chad

291

169.

Haff. Jennifer

155.275

Mary Sunkel 81 Dave 234. 266

Jane.

275

Hombuckle. David

161

275

James. Peggy

293

7,

Horn. Lance

292

Helling. Michael

James. Marsha

234, 257

293

147.234

James. Jeff

275

Adam

Horn, Angela

153

Jacobson. Heather

275

Horkey. Dana

Horn.

143

Helling. Christine

291

Jill

167

Leanna

Heller.

226 Hackett. Matthew 204

293

Hopper. Tenna

258. 274, 276

Jill

Heithoff. Jenny

Haan, Brandy

Hopkins. Eric

292

Heintz. Kerre

204 294

Delta Pi

168.

169

Kappa Psi 169 Omicron Nu 171 Sigma 28 Kappius. Kimberlee 294


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iricambc. JelTerson l.imhwii. Ka/;Kli

lus.ilik.

Becky

:(H)

Koncerned Individuals Dedicated

X

171.

274

Kondas, Becky

275

Koom. Ryan

294

Eli/abelh

aln^. .Andrea

158.

171.

226. 227.

294

Krcisler,

214

Bethany

Circgory

Sarah

llcy.

.Shanin

Or A B

lis.

lo;

Ryan

iiicrling.

Dana

294

Ryan

Monica

pier.

Chad

Kim

16l.2.i4 45.

Mona

167

Lizolle. Dr. Pauline

58.

Dana

Laird.

294 294

Lamp.

Lane. Derek

rby.

Karen

ser. Jay

Traci

1

Robby

229 295

229 Lanning. Bryan 296 Langer. Justin

294

Queen

Law. Kimberly

169

Lawson.

Steve

177.

Brooke

uesner. Jodi

294

185.

182. 204.

275

296

LeBrun. Heather

296

296

202. 294

Lee. Karin

275

Lee.

Mack Ryan

73.

153.

202

Lee.

294

Leeper. Dr. Kathie

lepp. Trisha

185,294

Leeper. Dr.

140

Leever. Tiffany

Trudy Andrea

notts.

Jennifer

io\.

Pam

nulson. Josh

SAVT xh.

155,

79,

155,

Lemon, Kara 155 Lemons, Brad 56. 57

234

294

Lendt. Brian

Lendt. Gavin 226. 294

182

186.

171, 275

Leitenbauer, Jony

171

Elisa

104.

104

178

238

nudtson. Zane

Roy

Lehan.Troy

186

296

204

urn. Kristina

lepp.

177.

2fl4

lepp. Nicola

night.

163.167.177.

Ledford. Cassandra

294

296

Dr. Arleigh 102

Lechner. Kalhleen

2(X)

Jason

168. 200.

275

Learner. Valerie

-

275

66

156.294

294

77.

1

200. 296

Larson. Melissa Lalifah.

294

236. 237

2.34.

204

Launsby. Michelle

esath. Molly

lot/.

294

295

295

275

ein. Kristina

lindl.

295

2.^4

Karrie

ein.

Tower yearbook

Larkin.\licheal

55.

zilamiul. John alt.

182.

294

Kimberly

zer.

Lane.

276

295

275

Lang. .Andrew

275

Debra

tt.

294

178.

153

167.

1

177.

Lane. Joey

171.

rby.

1

Amber

294

202

276

238

Lance. Scott

nchek>e. Stuan

Roy

171. 296 Lockamy. Kenya 200 Logan. Tahna 297 Long.Jeb 204. 297

Lock. Michael

147.

147

169 169

Lengemann. Jason

296

212. 215

178.202.297

234 204

Lukasina. Chris

Luke. Dana

171

147.

158.

161.

226.

240.241. 276

Lummus.

297 1

84.

Lund. Sarah

182.

Lundy. Carrie

238

Amy

297

Lunnon.

Marty

276

21

297

2.

Lyda. Christy

Lymer.

85. 297

185

Lux. Marisa

Lyie.

1

297

Jessica

Lulz. Farrah

295

Lancaster. Derek

Lane.

ng. Brianne

83

219. 295

156.

Jeffrey

294

ng. Darren

1

Dan

Lusero. Melissa

295

Lamer. Fred

ncheloe. .Aaron

Brenda

185

276

109

LaFiore. Sarah

294

Jamie

ng.

295

204

104

Laffey. John

161.275

147.

nipson. Christopher

KcMn

Loch. Jessica

153.

186.

Laflin. Robert

nibrell. Jennifer

ng.

52.

LaFaver. Carol

155.

275

.Seon-Wook

ng.

275

Jill

297

Ludwig, Michelle

Lukens. Jeffrey 201, 276

Kulisky. Sarah

Laber. Philip

145.

169

mherly. Grant

nirey.

Mandy

Livingston, Trey

Lobdell.

296

276

202 53. 295

202

Luke. Tamera

Kuehner. Kelly

LaBarr. Sarah

275.276 clman. Tami 226, 294 ni.

Livingston,

158,

296

Bridget

58

1

Luhan. Troy

212

297

155,

153

Lucas, Keri

Luellen.

296

Longenecker. Ryan

167.

lli.m.

204

296

297

167.

Ludwig, Jennifer

178.

79

Bruce

Long. Stacey

294

dder. Joannie S.

158

275

Daniel

.vs.

140,

Livengood, Julie

Little,

294

167.

Nicole

Kuang. Siwei

Lille,

294

Amy

276

Litras, Elizabeth

153.

276

200

Linville. Katie

200 295 Kruegcr. Mary Kruse. Kimberly 171. 295

1

Lucas. Jon

16.3.

276

Lowe. Kelsey Loyd. Travis

275

Lingo. Samuel

Lister.

294

\er. Brian

y.

169

Kweh. Luversa Kweh. Yvonne

251. 294

270

Lippold-Mack. Valerie

171

•icham. JelTrey line.

295

1.^0,

296

158.

l.owman. Allen

l.indgren. Eli/abelh

201

Kunl/e. Jeremiah

294 177.

•m. Duslan

275

182.

Kalhleen

•pliari.

•m^.

294

153.

rhnstine

nich.

295

58.

Eva

Kuchl. Brian

275

1.55.

Danica

ni.

275

153.

nncily. Julec

nnc\.

HH

177.

296

161.

l.ind. Brett

Kropt. Carri

59

lly.Cariy IK.

Kronquist.

295

226, 275

Kri/, Sarah

2')4

Amanda

l.inderman. Brook

Krit/er. Melissa

294

llc>.

178.

Kriegel. Dovelle

2'M

llcy.Jeninc

275

Krel/schmer. Sarah

185

Her. Jiislin

276

167.

161.

1.56.

Tami l.inahon. Shay

204

Kreps. Josh

2')4

167

Low. Sharon

Libby. Heather

171.

Jill

85

Lovesce. Jennifer

l.ichlas.

Krause. Rebecca

1

297

Lovely. Sara

159

294

186. 275

Love. Spencer

275

297

182

7

P.il

Kramer. Shanna

275

Love, Elizabeth

158.

183.

297

Love. Christopher

201

1.56.

182.

1.56.

297

Lib.

Lichl.

Dana

275

Adam

I.I.Fran

294

Brian

^c>.

Fang

Kramer. Jamasa

nil.

ith,

158. 159

111).

156

Kramer. Klisa

ini.

II

'19

Kramer. Dr Gerald

;)0. 241. 275 hi. lina

Li.

Krambcck. Michelle

16.1

•ams, Kathy

294

Love.

296

Lewis. Lisa

185

156.

Lewis. Jennifer

276

Louk, Slcphany

296

Lewis, lance

142. 171

147.

170.

•aiic.

loSuidenIs

2'I4

Tracy

an.

147

204

Lopez, Tanya

296

Lewis. Brian

Kohl/. Heather

Lopes, Jeff

202, 296

Lewis. Aaron

275

Koeberl. Joseph

2'>4

I'lnnHhv

)I

Lcrch. Pamela

Kalhrine

n.ni.iiis:h, i\.

296

Leppin. lian

200

Koch, Phil

I.S.V2'M

\ni:cla

1/.

294

Koch. Kerri

2*^4

'

Bill

Lynch, Beth Lyons, Jessica

168 274. 276

147

297 161.

297

329


330

Index

MeCune, Nicole McCurdy, Sarah

JVi Mabrey. Scott

297

38.

Mace. Carrie Mace, Sandi

297

Mackey. Tyler

309

Mackin. Todd

297 2.

178. 297

Magana. Marisa

44. 297

Maeder.Jill

Major.

Bnan

Mallicoat.

Matthew

Mallon. David

163

297

Mcintosh, Gayle

177.

Malm. Dr. Dennis 13 Manimen. Elizabeth 297 Mann. Lynn 167 155

Manners. Travis

204

178.

226

Manuel. Zahniil

Marcum. Sara

202. 297

Mares. Brianna 297 Marr. Tiffany

276

169.

Mizerski. Alison

177

Moberiy. Brooke

277

McMahon. Joshua McMillan. Molly

167.259,277

McMillan. Laura

298

Marshall. Jeff

McMillan. Robie

171

277

Martin.

Amber

Martin. Juliet

Damian

Meade. Joe

202 297

Masonbrink. Becky

Masters. Misty

78. 200.

297

Mathes. Chad

185

Amara Mendon, Amanda

Malsuo. Hirokazu

169

Matlhys. Brandon

297

Merrill,

Maurer. Mary

166, 167, 62.

Maw. Melissa

234

Meyer. Keri

Maxwell. Dwight 202 Maybee, Erin 169, 297 Mayo, Shannon 186, 297

Meyer. Stetanie

McAdams, Angel

28,

McAllister, Susan

277

McAlpin, Lucas

168

McCampbell, Michelle 277 McCauley, Allison 200, 297 McClain, Allison

38. 39. 202,

McClanahan, Ryan

202 297

McCormick. Laura 297 McCoy, Judith 277 McCracken, Jacob 200 McCrary,Alan 45, 153. 297

McCune,

Erin

167.

Michanic. Eve

202

Amy

Mieras, Kalin

McCall, Dr. Carolyn

McCrary, Maria

Meyers. Vena

110

297

178.

298

178.

179,

298

298

298 234 298

Tony

Miller.

Amy

Miller.

Andrea 147, 277, 298 Becky 156. 167, 185, 298 David 39, 70, 156, 277

Miller,

Peggy 298 Eric

44.

Miller, Dr. Miller.

Miller.

John

277

Miller.

Kenneth

Miller.

Kimberiy

Miller.

Matt

147

298

298

169 155

Cammy

277

156,

Nichols, Meli.ssa

147

Nicholson. Jennifer

158,277

Nicholson. Michelle

299

Niebuhr. Emily Nielsen. JodI

299 299 202

Nielson. Scott

Nieman. Jennifer

299

Niemann. Kyle

167

Niermeyer. Erika Niffen,

171,

Angela

182,

299

Nihsen, Michael

30,

Niklasen, Kristi

169,299 299

Noellsch, Joella

Nolan, Kevin

299

Nolker, James

277 299

158,

167,

178,

Norris, Joshua

200 156,277

Northup, Russ

110

Northwest Missourian

212,214,

239 284

Trainers

298

177,

177

Northwest Student Athletic 176

Northwest Student Trainers 177

Association

298

Moyer, Kyle

177

Northwest Trivia

Mudd, Jason

298

Nothstine,

Don

27 110

Mueller, Garrick

298

Nothwehr. Austin

Muller,

Amanda

298

Mumm,

Stacie

Nowak. Natalie 19 Numberg. Todd 277 Nwoye. Mmiliaku 182. 300 Nwoye, Uzoamaka 300

28

Munoz, Rosanna 178, 298 Murayama, Marcelo 169 Murdock, Kimberiy 298 Murphy. Christian 137. 200 Murphy. Mark 55

147

1

Murphy. Michelle

298

Murphy. Nicholas-

298 Obermeyer. Erin

298 298

Murray. Racheal

167.

277

300 Odenbach. Shane 234 298

O'Donnell. Nathan O'Donnell. Shelly Getter. Tara

298

Ogden. Nick

277

Ogle, Leslie

153,

Myers, Karieen

298

155

277

200

216. 217

Myers. Hilary

186,300

OBrien. Erin

204

Murray. Michael

Music Gala

299

216, 217. 218. 221

Northwest Soccer Club

277

277

Murr. Caroline

299

147

University Invitational

277

99

Murry. Heidi

298

Newquist. April

Northwest Missouri State

155

298

Mowery, Erin

299

Newton.

182. 277

299

Newkirk. Brent Newquist. Maria

178.

Northwest Celebration

153,

Murr. Christopher

185

Miller. Justin

109

226. 240. 277

Miller. Jennifer

167

277

Amy

156.

Norman, Chris

298

161

Megan

Moutray,

Miles.

Miller,

297

298

147

Miele, Christina

McBee, Matt 34 McAfee, Jon 229

McComas, Coby

70

Middleton. Angela

169

Dan

Neumeyer. Neil

Norlen, Julie

74

Mossnian, Valerie

163,

147.61.163.169. 298

Meyer. Vicky

Mickelson.

297

McBain, Suzanne

277

299

202. 299

Nopoulos, Teresa

298

Morris, Courtenay

Morris,

1

Mosislinger, Reinhard

156.

277

Nervig, Jennifer

Newberry. Nicholas

Shauna 200 Moncure, Megan 177, 298 Mongar, Brent 178 Mongar. Richard 298 Monroe. Amber 156 Montgomery. Douglas 161.202.298 Moore, Bryan 298 Moore, Dr. Kevin Moore. Jennifer 298 Moore. Jenny 202 Moore, Jo.seph 277 Moore, Kevin 104. 116 Moore. Samual 200, 298 Mora, Jes.se 178,204, 298 Moranville, Jennifer 298 Moreland, Melody 156,298 Morgan, Jill 277 Morgan, Kit 158, 171, 277 Morgan, Pamela 161, 277

Mortar Board

153.

299

104

274

298

Morrison, Thadeus

298

Ken

Nevins. Paul

178

204

Morrison, Jay

158

277

3

Morris, Marion

298

110

Nevins. Jerry

Morris,

152,153,298

Don

Nelson. Jennifer

Mohling, Brenda

Morris, Lacey

177, 251,

Meyer. Leigh

124

277

298

298

Meyer. Jeffrey

297

186,

234

Neth. Dianna

Morris, Anneliese

226

Metz, Heidi

277

277

32,

299

185.

Nelson. Liana

298

Morin, Shandra

298

Messer, Loren

169.297

Maturure, Patrica

298

Nelson. April

Mohd, Juriana Nor 298 Mohdnoc, Juriana 169

Morley, Del

186,

2,

Kimberiy

Mertz, Greta

200

Mattson. Michelle

155,

Leticia

Menefee, Nicole

268. 276

161,

298

202, 298

Menefee, Jason

297

Malleson. Elizabeth

Maus. Mark

Mendoza,

277

202, 277

Melonis,

Mathews. Colby 177, 204 Mathews. Nicholas 204. 297

Mattson. Linda

147. 171,

Becky

Mellon",

182.

178

113.

Melling, Steven

297

178.

153,298

Meiners, Jenny

Melcher. Crystal 1

Masters. Stacy

158.

Meeker, Rebecca

34

Massey. Erin

276

204. 205

Mechanic. Eve

277

156.

1

277

McQuiston. Linda

234

Maslowski. Chri.sty Masonbrink, Jami

2

McQueen. Jared

200

Martin. Michael

Martinez.

McPhettres. Terrie

202

Martin, Loretta

277

McPherren. Nicole

277

2.

156

299

Nelson,

57

1

171

McNally. Nikki

297

229. 297

299

169.

Nelson, Katherine

298

Moller,

204. 297 Peggy 158. 171. 178. 179. 297 Marriott. Ryan 204

153,

Munaba

Nasiiro.

Nelson.

298

35,

Mohror, Tim

Marriott.

Nanninga. Maria

113

Mohrhauser, Mike

102. 154. 155

124.

234

Nelson. Bobby

2.

Moes. Melanie

178, 201

33.

299

Jeremy

298

Mitchell. Courtney

Marriott. Justin

Marshall. Trisha

62. 63

220. 221. 264

Amber

Mittan. Angela

McLaughlin. Pat

Nally,

Missouri Quality Award 125. 219.

169

Nagel, Miranda

298 169

Miracle on 34th Street

297 McKaig, Stephanie 297 McKay. Eric 277 McKenzie, Colleen 297 McKim, Joshua 153,234 McKnight, Claude 66. 67 McLain. Shannon 297 McLaughlin. Dr David 76

297

Mansfield. Kimberiy

Minton. Becca

152

Nagai, Kaori

Minet. Jacqueline

McJunkin, Cherise

Mannasmith. Vanessa

Nachtrub, John

298

298

297 297

McJunkin, Chalene

1

298

Mark

Miner. Travis

Mitchell.

N

298

155,

Mitchell. Byron

McGrew, Melissa McGuire, Farrah McHone, Molly

Carey

277 277

McFee, Nicholas

297

Mills,

Milosovich,

297

177,

298 29.200, 298

Milligan. Liana

297

185,

297

McFarland, Megan

169

Mallary. Sean

161,

McFail, Jeremy

297

Makinen. Nina

202, 297

McDaniels, Troy

McDonough, Colin

276

Maijala. Brian

McCurry, Natalie

Raena

Miller. Tessa

297

156.

1

155

Mackey. Stephanie

Miller.

155,

McDonald. Dr. Gary 53 McDonald, Dr June 113 McDonald, Dr Ken 113 McDonald, Dr. Mary Scott 153 McDonald, Matthew 297 McDonnell, Maleko 170,171

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)hlhi.Ts;.

(

John

.VX)

Pelkcy. Sarah

301

Pumcll. Dave

Sarah

239

Purtle,

Dk.muir.i, Hiroki

KK)

Pclster.

Jasnn

277

Penix. Lisa

llk'iihoiisc,

DliMT,

Nicholas

liKcn. Chris

Hson. Alicia

(

Perry. Heather

277

Meghan

301

yuanalo. Kathleen

301

Quasi.

Perry.

Person. Angela

l(i7

MW

(iNcal, JclTcry

Pete Eye Trio

59

204

Omega

178

Peters. Daniel

() Riley. Maggie

277

Peters. Virginia

Ortnian. Uealher

147.

Oshorne. l.eanne

MW

Orilcr of

Ostreko.

Mike

2

me.

(

>Meniann. Renae

c

minger. Dr. Denise

I

Herfield. Melissa

Owen. Derek

0« en.

James

I

Peterson.

Mark

202

200

300

Phi

277

Phi

Tyson

P.iek.

P.iige.

Sonny

P.iinter.

300

Piper.

The 306 Julee 300 Panhellenic Coun-

Pitls.

142

Parker. Lisa

Corey

204

Parman. Jessie

300

2.

Parmeley. Paula

301 185. 301

Parsons. Polly

301

in.

Teresa

Patton. Lindie

161.

153.

Duff

171.

166.

182.

167.

277

178. 301

185. 301

Paulson. Jillian P.mlus. Kelli

182. 301

178.

163. 301

Amber

301

Potts.

Corey

157,

301

Reeser, Jacob

Powers

Reeves, Jessica

Amanda

Praiswater.

178.202.277 Pavlich. Kevin 234. 301

Prather. Arthena

Amy

Paxton.

178. 301

Payton. David

277

Peacher. Thomas.

Jr.

Peacock. Chnstina Pearl.

Matthew

Pearson. Lisa Pease. Holly Peasley.

2(X).

1

301

84. 277

Pcderson.

Mark

Peek. Jenmfer

171.301

4.

200

204

Reiss, Lisa

Prell.

Pnchard. Laura

Corey

Prosser. Misty

Psychology

Renken.

102

Brent

&

185,

103

Sociology Society

Public Relations Student Society

234

Pulliam.Amv

178.

Rowlette. Dr.

44. 45. 278

302

Rule. Aja

302

161.278 302

RHA Executive

Board

Rhodus. Tamara

202 109

200. 302

1

85

177.

302

302 302

14. Rush Week Rushton. Rhonda

Russ. Bemadette

185. .302

Amy

302

182

Ruse. Jacque

Rust.

163

30. 182.

Rushton. Stacy

14

302

302

Ann

Ruoff. Jason

Rush. Sarah

Rhodes. Jenna 182. 301

177,

110

Rouch. Matt

Ruckman. Marcy Rudler. Brad 204

Reynolds. Sarah

RhoChis

182

Pugh. Chariie

82

238. 302

Routledge. Charles

302

Reynolds. Jennifer 1

302

Roumas. Laura

153,

Ressinger. Laura

278

Rob

104

302

Ross. Katherine

155

184, 185

279. 301

302

54. 55.

279

Residence Hall Association 43, 136.

178. 301

182.

302

278

Amanda

257

163,

Ross. Dr.Theo

Roy, Keni

Rentie. Stefanie

264. 274

Mark

Amy

169.

104

Ross. Shannon

2

Renfeld. Darla

Rosewell.

Ross.

278

Kim

Reitsma,

250.276

177.

302

Rosson. Delvin

153,

Reiff. Christopher

278

85

57

Reidlinger. Melissa

Pre-MedClub 182 Prell. Ben 203. 204

of America

301

301

Nichole

Priest.

301

Chns 158.204.268. 301

Tammy

Pratt.

1

200, 301

Reid, Jennifer

301

Prideaux. Chera

301 167.

Pebley. Nicole

Peden.

301

185

Pearson. Jiffy

Amber

Prchal. Sarah

178. 301

Pearson. Jennifer

Pratt.

301

278

177

163,

Reichert, Kristen

301

171. 301

161,

Reeves, Alicia

274 59

Rosenbaum. John Ross.

141

Powell. Matthew

Pj\alis. Christina 30. 31.155.

38, 202. 301

158.

Reese. Kimberly

200 Dennis 278

Don

Rose. George

250, 263

278

186.

147,

302

Rosborough. Jennifer

202

Powell. Michael

177, 251

Roper. Jennifer

229, 2

Reese. Emily

185

204

Roper. Dr. Greg

59

Jr.,

Rolling.

301

Reed. Melanie 161

Amy

Root. Russ

Poulenc. Francis

Powers. Shanna

201

301

Redelberger, Susie

Potts.

Andy ,

Roh.

Redd, Dr. James

301

201

& Team Amy 302 Rodriguez, Amy 302

Rogers, Sara

152

Rector. Eric

278

200. 302

Rodeo Club

Rogers,

177

Reavis. Sarah

200

Roemelt. Monika

163. 301

301

182.

Robinson. Travis

Rodgers.

278

Rea. Jason

Robinson. Mindi

Rockford, Erin 178, 200, 301

302

204

144,

Rocbonugh. Jennifer

301

120

163.301

182. 301

Rasmussen, Travis

278

38 178.

Robinette. Kraig

270

Chad

200

Robeson. Heidy

178.

171.

Reavey. Sharon

278

Potter. Jeff

2 153.

Paules.

277

182.

Patton. .Angela

Patton. Lori

David

Potter.

Partusch. Michelle

Kent

234

Chad

53

1

Tom

Robertson. Patrick

278

127

Ponerfield. Natalie

Roberson,

Robertson.

155

Raymer. Janet

301

Jill

Roberts, Travis

177,

Rea.

125.

Portertleld.

Parpan. Katie

Par\

John

Politi.

301

301

Ray. Molly

158.278

Poindexter. Jessica

Roberson. Lashauna

169,

Ray. Kenny

300 277

P.imian. Sally

Roasa.

278 278

Ratliff. Kelli

109

200

182

38

302

Rask, Kevin

301

201

Roach. Kristin 278

Roberts, Stacey

Rasch, Rita

234. 301

171

Rjelmeland. Lua Directors

278

147.

Roberts, Cindy

Planner. Richard

Poe. Jana

Anne

202

Rathje. Lonelle

Plummer. Stacy

278

158.

Audra 302 Riley. Kory 278 Kimmer. Melanie 158 Kimpson. Chris 182

204

Ted 200, 201 202. 301 Placke. Shannon

Amanda

Angela

Raleigh. Carrie

Rasa, Beth

278

Jennifer

.102

182. 302

Rains. Michael

Rapp. Carla

15

264

Pjrman. Bobbi

278

171.

182.

302

204

Ripperger. John

News

Association

Raoof, Saja

Lenny

Anthony

Riggs. Chris

278

Rangel. Gabriel

182. 301

167

278

Ploetner.

229.

278

Mandy

171.

Riedcmann. Michelle Ries.

Ramey. Robert 301 Ramsey. Kelly 301 Ramsey. Scott 301 Rande. Gary 278 Randolph. Amy 200

Place,

300

Pardun. Catherine

Parks.

299

204. 300

Papek. Darren

28, 200. 201

171.

Pittrich. Jennifer

178.

301

263

Railsback. Christopher

278

Pitlala.

136.

99

162

I'.iliani.

32.

187,

278

Rahorst. Lynsi

301

P..lms.

cil

287

278

Pibum. Craig Pierce. Corbin

277

147.

P.ilermo. Nicholas

179.

178.

161, 200, 301

Gary

Barry

Piatt.

277

.Amy

278

Radio-Television

Kappa

Phipps. Sarah

Dennis 102

P.idgitt. Dr.

2.34,

Quinlin. Ted

Rader. Katrina

Phillips. Michelle

300

Charles

Quinlin, Joe

Riebschlager. Chris 186.

Riney.

163

Phillips. Lisa

200. 201

147.

Raasch. Matt

.101

Phillips. Alicia Phillips.

201

Quillen, Tiffany

n

277

Philippi.Ali.son

V

Quigley, Brooke

Riley.

Mu 27. 28. 30. 200 Mu Alpha Sinfonia 28.

Phi Sigma

.301

301

Phi Eta Sigma 42. 43.

.100

.302 .302

200.226 278 Rider. Marylynn 302 Riebel. Ranina 202. 302

Riley.

301

Pfeifer. Nicki

182, .302

Kiddle. Kimberly

202. 301

301

Peterson. Tiffany

Holly

178,

Kickman, Dr. Jon 121

301

167

Petty.

177.

202. 277

Peterson. Sabrina

277

178

Rich.irdson, Leticia

203

Pfeifer. Erica

)/awa. Mavunii

P.iape.

204 156.

Pettiecord. Calvin

144.

Hlon. Geoffrey

()> ler.

F.rin

277

155.

204. 268

.100

o«ings. Mati

Adam

Peterson.

171,

Richards, Dr. Heth

Richardson, Chanty

238. 239, 292,

Jill

Quasi, Sarah

Peterson. Nicole

120

4. 98.

277

161.

Jeff

Petersen.

167. .102

Richard, Stephanie

Kiddle, Jaime

Peterson. Mitchell

161

2.

Ouen. Lisa

I

\m

l.Sft.

240. MX)

(

.Stacey

277

Perez. Marcellina

30()

Maureen

(I'Malloy.

1S2

171.

14

277

Olson, John

Rice. Margaret

.301

Q

204

Pereksta. Rich

.^00

147.

301

Peregrine. Jason

3(«)

Ira

OliiK-tlo.

234. 263

Michele

156.

Rutherford. Scott

Ruzicka, David

15

186.

302

302 153.

302

302

204 167.302

178,

278

333


334

Index

Schlonian.

Hope 302 Marc 302

S

302

Schlueter. Teresa

104

Schnialjohn. Russell

Sacco. Andrea Saeger,

15S,

302

Anne

161.

302

Sahin. Baris

147.

169.

Samnia. Virginia

202

Samson. Jennifer

70,

Sanchez. Marisa Sanders, Louis

Sand. Dr.

Mark

Sands. Staria

153.

278

302

161.

200, 302

Saxton. Alyssa

Schaeffer. Marcella

302

185.

1

6

1 .

204. 302

Zachary

200

Shane

19

278

Schultz, Carla

104.

303 1

86. .303

171.

169

302

Schweigel. Karl

Scott.

278

Andrew

Scott. Curtis Scott.

303 156.

Sealine.

303 185

105.178,278 161.

Marvin

Scott, Dr.

186.

85

1

Science Fiction Club

171

Schimmel. Jacqueline

178.

296

.303

Schweer. Breanne

278 161.

158.

278

278

39.

Schweedler. Paul

135

Schley. Jubilee

Sam Rob

Schuning. Jessica

Schieber. Jeannie

Schirm. Michelle

Schreiber,

Schulz. Susan

302

234

Schieber. Craig

278

Schultz. Kevin

278 171.

Schieber. Angela

302

Schultz. Heidi

202

Schieb. Keith

Schoessler, Paulette

Schultz, Dr. Charles

302

Schendel. Timothy

Schertz. Bryan

177

Schulenberg, Laura

161. 302

302

Schellert. Nicholas

20

8,

1

Schoenborn, Denise

Anthony 303 278 Schuett, Rob 229

156.

Schermer. Angela

20 109,278

Schrock, Wally

153.

Schatfner. Lynette

234

Schreiner,

278

278

Schaefer. Brian

Andy

.Schneider. Richard

Scholten. 251, 302

177,

186

Scarbrough. Jodi

147

Schneider. Boston

Scholten. Janelle

53

302

Savage. Benjamin

143.

234

Schneider, Shari

278

158. 202.

Geneva

142.

T.J.

Schneider, Robert 278

113

Saunders, Danielle

Schillerberg.

Schneider.

268

155,

158.

Santiago Asuncion. Victor

Schiller.

Schneckloth.

278

302

Schmitz, Brad

53,

Sansone. Adrian

302 186.

Schmitter. Maria

202, 302

Sands. Slacy

Sarni,

Schmitter. Julie

163.302

154.

Shawn

278 Schmidt. Angela 278 202 Schmidt. Brent Schmid, Kimberly

Schmidt. Stephani

278

202. 302

Salulo. Kathryn

Sandell,

302

163.

Sage. Elaine Sager.

302

177, 251,

161.

Andrew

Sebastian. Christine

Schlorholtz.

Mary

Amend

178.

270 102

303

278

303

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Smith.

Amy

178.

153.

Smith. Angela

158.

Smith. Bryan

1.56.

Smith. Cairic

201

164

177.

Smith. F.lhan

304

Smith. Jessica

Smith. Kimherly

304

.304

186.

304 202. 304 153.

Smothers. Angie

304

185.

147.

Soetaen. Cheryl

304

Sontheimer. Kevin

161. .304

59

Spahr. Jessica

304

Donovan

204

Speicher. Julie

304

202. 304

Spradling. Ivan

9

Kim

Stacy. Justin

Stanfield.

280

220 58. 304 28. 31

Bnan

178, 305

169

270 200, 304

Thrasher,

Svoboda. Jim

234

Thurston. Sarah

306 306

Tiemey. Jennifer

Dyan

Swantek, Lori

Swames, Jeanne

304 280

Sweat. Corey

280 Starkey. Brian 31. 204 Stame's. Kelli 153. 304 Stavell. Dorothy 200

Swier. Seth

304

Steffens, Eric

304

Sleffes. Julia

163.

Steiner. Dr.

156,

161,

202.304

Tackett,

305

305

Stensland. Courtney

Stephens.

Dawn

178. 202.

280

Take 6

66,67

Talbott,

Rebecca

Tan, Eric

200

Tankesley. Kerry

Sierago. Gillian

155

Tapp. Kalin

Stevens. Pamela

305

Stewart. Kurtis

234

280

169

306

307

Tapp, Matthew

306

1

Tatum, Ban

234

178.

204

Veatch. Charles

18,

267

121

Veatch. Christopher

Venn. Andrew Veon. Matt

47.

1

307

307 307

Veslecka. Erin

Shawna

186,

147

Mary

Voge. Matt

307

158

280

234

200 Von Holzen. Dr. Roger 104 Vonseggem. Jon 158, 161, 178,280 Voortman, Tondee 147, 161, 178, 280 Voigts. Nicole

w Waddell, Ronetta

307

Touney, Shannon

Wagner, Heather

15,

169

Waldbillig, Olivia

300

1

Tucker. Christopher

158, 168. 307

1

280 85

307

Amy

Anne

Walker. Dr. Jim

Robyn Walkout Day

Walker.

Wall

307

200, 307

167

280 Waldron, Jenny 238 Walker, Amy 280 Walker, Angela 280 Waldron,

Walker. Jeremy

1

169 Jr.

Waldman, Jason

Walker.

307

Turner, Marvin,

85.

177

Vest. Nicolas

178,234 307 Tomlinson, Lindy 39, 307 226, 280 Torti, Shannon

Turner, Ebru

1

280 307

Veenstra. Paul

153

Turner. Deborah

69

104

54,

44. 307

Veal. Carrie

158, 307

Trump. Pele Lesa

306

Tappmeyer, Steve

28, 31. 32

Vams, Dyann

234,235, 257, 266

Trueblood. Courtney

155,

Show

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Vincent. Justin

234

152

33.

VanZomeren. Wayne 182. 183 Varel. Mike 156, 157

Voegele. 162, 163

307

1

Vanosdale. Bryan

Vidacak. Derrick

307

185.

Van Wyk. Amber 153, 307 VanAhn. Landi 161, 176. 177.226. 280 VanAlstine. Megan 155.307 Vanbelkum. Jaime 147 Vanderau. Beth 171, 307 VanMaaren. Jana 307 Vanness. Andrew 4. 78. 204. 307

Victor.

43, 80,

Tjeerdsma. Cindy

Trout, Staci

159

Stephens. Sarah

Stevenson. Michael

306

.Amanda

Takahashi, .Aya

307

Town. Dr. Stephen 113 185,307 Townsend, Alysa 306 Trahan. Patrick 58, 280 Tran, Veronica Treadman, Julie 307

117

200 305 Stelpflug, Pam Stelter. Roben 280 Sleitz, Justin

Stemple. Matt

David

Tower Yearbook

Michael

156,

155.

234. 307

Van Hoose. Carrie 153. 185. 307 Van Schyndel. Matt 147

Tomlinson, Jason

204

Szyhowski, John

17

Tomarek, Rob

212

Syben, Terry

I

307

Timbrook, Devyn

Todd, Temtha

306

Switzer, Sue

16,

200 307

Tjeerdsma. Mel

200. 305

Stein. Erin

306

306

Swoftbrd. Jim

Sieffen. Sarah

185,

1

34

1

Timmerman, Andy Tingley, Luke 156

202

163,

130,

Mark

Tjaden, Travis

158,

Switzer, Kevin

"

306

306 204

Swink. Bnan

147

169

Tilley.

158, 201,

Swearingen. Courtney

Starkebaum. Cynthia

Sieen. Bonnie

81

229

158

Steele. Eric

Registra-

Chad

Sv^aney,

55,

Thompson. Jennifer 201 Thompson. Lisa 102, 170, 171. 280 Thompson, Pat 169 Thompson, Todd 167, 307 Thompson, Tony 307 Thome, Mindy 200, 307 167,182,185.307 Thornton, Alison 186, 280 Thorp, Keely Thraen, Frances

304

Starbuck. Jodi

And

99.

Vacek. Wayland

280

280

234

Adam

Stanton. Julie

137

Mary Jane

Stanley. Laura

Stanley.

234

238, 239. 306

Orientation

Vaccaro, Jealaine

280

155, 177,

Sutton. Brian Sutton.

Stanford. Brooke

136, 3

10

Sunkel.

280

Jenny

287

Sump. Denise 163. 306 Sumrall, Benjamin 306 Sunderman, Abby 238, 239 81,104 Sunkel, Dr, Robert

204. 280

Stadlman. Ryan Staley.

305

136,

M

307

140

Pit

185

307 167,

Thomas. Erin 307 Thomas. Jennifer 280 Thomas. Kelson 169. 307 Thomas. Sarah 155. 186, 307 Thomas. Wilhelmena 156. 169. 307 Thomburg. Bryan 229 Thomeczek. Eric 280 Thompson, Amber 307 Thompson, Brett 234 Thompson, Chad 234. 307

305

42. 43. 98. 99.

Summer

Aimee

Thieszen, Micah

59

Sullivan, T.J.

104 182,

Kim

The

280

185, 307

307

153.

"The Good Doctor" 21, 54,

305

307 8

7,

182

158.

75.

Thayer, Karla

167

141.

6,

1

Thacker, Whitney

305

Stuber. Nate

tion

Spriggs. Michael Springate.

Strope. Vanessa

Amanda

Uthlaut, Ernst

Tesmer, Jessica

305

185.

Sullivan. Chris

Spotts. Jennifer

Jill

1

307

161.

2.

307

Utech,Amy

202, 307

307

Thacker, Lesley

Suda, Shelli

202. 304

Ury, Gary

LIrquhart,

.307

Dave

178

Updike. Joshua

Tegen, Kelly

Teschner.

204. 305

280

Stumpenhaus. Conrad

304

72

Spielman. Jessica

Mark

284

Studts, Sarah

185.

Spidle. Michelle

Spratt.

Stroller

ate

304

Spellman. Holle

Kan

Thomas

Untiedt. Brenda

Urban, Ryan

Amy

204. 307

Ulrich. Craig

234

Terry. William

305

Student Sen-

Spegal. Carson

2X0

Adam

Templin.

58

Student Ambassador

75

Speed. Erin

IS6,

280

202, 307

Tehbenkamp, Dawn 280 167.307 Tegen, Jackie

Teig,

Stuckenholtz, Julie

304

Teale,

u

169

1

Stubbs. Ellen

158

Sparks. Krissy

169,

Shannon

Strauch, Matt

Glenda

200. 307

163

Teiner,

Stringer.

Tyrakoski, James

James

110

Struble. Jennifer

202. 304

202. 280

Strauch, Jody

Stubbs. Alison

Spainhower. Stephani

Tyler. Stacy

Tehrani, Danielle

Strough. Lori

59

Spaet/. Gerald

306

305 280

Strong. Nicole

Snodgrass. Lori

234

Straub, David

Stremlau.

304

73

Sneed. Brent

155,

186,

185

Tyler. Justin

134

Taylor. Stacy

280

Strawn, Nichole

Smith. Tru-Kechia

Taylor,

305 201, 280

S5,

I

204, 307

Carrie

21

Taylor, Michael

169,

Strasser, Erika

304

Smith. TitTany

Brenda

Strader, Jennifer

163,304

Smith. Shaw na

200 280

Sirade, Kourtney

58

Smith. Sarah

Stohman. Chad

Stone, Philip

153

Smith, Matthew

Smith, Ryle

178,305

Stone, HilLry

135

Smith, Richard

305

Stoohr. Tracy

204

Turpin, Kenton

66 280 Taylor. Jamie 307 Taylor, Jeff 204 Taylor, Jeremy Taylor,

305

Sloltenbcrg, Scott

17S,

Smith, Loraine

Taylor, llenc

Stoll,

304

Smith, KeiKira

Spradling.

.^04

155. 156.

Smith. Joshua

Sperber.

304

163

Smith. Jessy

Taylor. Frank

169.280 201. 2S0

Stoehr. Sharon

177. 203. 204,

Smith. Jeff

28, 31

Stephen

Stock. Keith

234

Smith. Jason

Chris

Stiglic.

Turner, Patrick

Twyman,

28

Taylor, Burton

305

147.

Sligall.

Stiver. Carrie

31. 204. 268

.30,

Tau Phi Upsilon

Slickeliuan. .Sonya

304

Smith. Ciarrick

Kappa Epsi-

lon 2H,

305

Stewart, l.nrah

304

Smith. Erica

Tail

171

200

Stewart, Kyle

.304

l:ric

Spears.

304

204

Smith. Chris Smith.

Stewart. Kathe

3()4

16.3.

11.

Dennis

Wall. Joshua

200. 307

110 156.

185.

307

153 29. 32.

99

280 147. 161,280

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338

Index

200, 307

Wilburn. Kristina

73.

308

156.

Williams.

Warren, James

204

Jayme

Warren. Joy

169.

158.

163.

158.

280

178.

171. .308

Warrington. Devin 35. 158,

163

Waterman. Jeanna

308

Watson. Knstin Watson. Nathan

Wayne, Greg

308

Weber. Cara

308

Weeks. Kevin

280

308

169,

Wehrle. Cristelyn

202.280

153.

200. 308

Weinand. Christa

Weipen. Jen

308

280 155,

308

186,

Wenberg, Michael Wendt, Trevor

308 308

171,

Wayne

280

Winther. JodI

147.

Woinicz. Joe

Wesley. James

280 270

Wayne 308 Weymuth. Dr Annelle West.

101.

1

18

Weymuth. Dr. Rick 113.212. 213.219 Weymuth, Katherine 308 Wheeler. Beth 121

308

Wheeler. Kristen Wheeler. Seth

308

155.

Wheeler, Timothy

308

Whitaker. Casey

White. Corey

155.

308

308

White. Dana

308

White. Gregory

280

White, Heather

308

White, Jeff

204, 280

White. Ken

76

White. Kerry

171.

White. Laura

186

White. Lauren White. Laurie

.308

171.

Whited. Jeanette

70

Whitehead. Donna Whiting. Ryan

147

308

Whitworth. Marcus

Whyte. Scott

280

308

161.163.280

200

Wickersham. Lawrence

Widmer. Laura

Wiedcrholt. Angela Wiederholt, Jennifer Wiederstein. Kristi

Wieland. .Sarah

308

308 158

280

Wiggans. Kimberly Wigger, Bryant

280

110

308

308

309 200

Young. Stacy

202. 309

Young. Twan

2,^4

171.178.218.309 309 281

t Zainul Abiden. Nurazimah

309

Zaroor. Allie

309

Zbylut. Nicole

171.

Zerr.

Emre

Jamie

308

308

280 202

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Yan. Chin

Chen

Yancey. Emily

Yano. Chika

177.

309 158

309

309

309

281

Zinnert. Eric

Zook. Dustin 169.

i^

281

Jama

309

Laurie

309

Peggy

167

Suzanne

Zimmerschied. Michelle

158 153.

Yano, Yasuhiro

L'^

169.

Zimmerman. Zimmerman. Zimmerman. Zimmerman.

309

Zuber. Erica

186.

309

Zheng. Rong

7

177.

309

Zimmer. Steven

Yamauchi. Torn

202. .309

Zeilstra. Stephanie

Zengilli.

281

309

Zamarripa. Irene

Zieber. Angela

308

270

Zacharova. Lucie

163

156.

281

Yount, Heather

X

308

Witzke. Jeremy

Young. Melissa

Youngs. Rebecca

266

Winter. Travis

280

309

Young. Heather

Young, Tracy

281

Party

169. 281

229

Young. Vincent

169

Witzke. Jason

Yoo. Jason

Zeysing. Shane

40.

130

186.

55

Wu. LiYang 158 Wu. Nai-Hua 158. 169, 309 Wurdeman, Tena 167

X-106 Beach

309

153.

Zeigler. Lisa

308

Tom

Wesley Center

Amy

1

308

Wesack, Kevin

West.

308

Wright. Robbyn

308

Winstead.

308

Bahar

Young. Neal

Lindsay

308

Winghart.

Witz. Laurie

229, 308

Wentzel, Eric

308

102

Wirthele. Jennifer

200

Wennstedt, Matt

Angela

158,308 280

153

Winter. Ester

308

Welker, Jennifer

178.280

153. 178. 186. 287.

Winecoft. Elanie

Weissenbach. Kellen Welch, Jamie

Mendy

161.

276

145,

Wifson. Dr. Mike

Wilt.

113

Ammy

Wilson,

163.

178,

152

Liz

Wilson. Sara .308

308

Weiss. Denise

147.

Wilson. Scott

200

178.

Weipert. Nathan

308

Wilson. Angela

Wilson. Natalie

59

Weinhold. Craig

Wilmes. Wendy

Wilson. Miya

111

161

308 238. 239

Wilson, Marti

141.202.308

Wehmueller. Kathy

Weigel.Apnl

183.

182.

158.

153,

73, 161.

161,

1

202 280

Wilmes, Chet

147,

1

308 156.

Yildiz.

Woods. Rodger 102 Woods. Sandy 83 Woodward. Eric 55 Woodward. John 109 Woolsey. Tucker 234 Wooten, Kristina 308 Worley. Stacia 200. 280 Worrall.Cori 163. 308 Wortmann. Sally 280 Wright. Cathy .30.268. 289

234 308

Willmen. Katrin

Jody

153. 281

Yesenosky. Kristin

167

Angela

265

Yeldell, Jessica

280

Woodruf. Jessica

Willlngham, Jessica

Wilmes. Brian

308

Webb. Amanda

Wood, Wood, Wood. Wood.

308 308

308

Willms.Abby

308

185,

234

Wear, Katie

Monty

Yates, John

163

Wonderly. Angela

185,

Williams. Spurgeon

Willis. Jay

58. 258.

1

Wattman, Shauna

Welch.

308

43

Willis. Jason

308

178.

308

Wolker. James

Williams. Jonathon

Williams. Kali

251

Wolfe. Kristi

308

Amanda

Williams.

161.178. 308

Washer, John

117

110. 116.

Williams. Derek 156.

153

Yamell. Karin

Wolf, Tiffany

241. 281

Warren,

Yamell, Jason

185.

Wolf. Scott

Williams. Audra "Bud" 234. 240.

308

Warner. Neil

Ken

Will. Jennifer

200. 280

Wardrip. Melissa

56. 57

308

Ann 280

Jill

Wolf. Ruth

59

Wiley. Allen Wilkie.

Wolf.

169

161.

Wilcox. Nancy

307 Wand. Jim 58 Ward. Angle 307 Wallace. Oracle

Ward. Heather

308

Wiklund. Brett

307

Wall. Kimberly

Wall. Laura

309

309

309

309 178. 202. 281

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NO MATTER WHO YOU WERE OR WHERE YOU WENT ON CAMPUS, YOU COULD NOT AVOID IT. NORTHWEST WAS FULL OF

CHAOS AFFECTED EVERY AREA OF THE UNIVERSITY, BOTH PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY. THE MOST OBVIOUS PLACE THESE

TWOFORCESCOMBINEDWASINCOLDENHALL. NOT ONLY WAS CAMPUS CHAOTIC WHILE

COLDEN UNDERWENT RENOVATIONS, BUT

WHEN THE HALL REOPENED MANY STUDENTS AND FACULTY WERE CONFUSED BY THE MAZELIKE HALLWAYS AND THE OUT-OF-SEQUENCE CLASSROOM NUMBERING. THERE WAS POTENTIAL CHAOS IN THE NEW COMPUTER

The end

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New alumnus Shan with his

Al

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Rong Zheng, took a photograph remember the moment.

to

During

Sarah Brady's speech, Robert Shields and Cynthia Cole gave a

press conference on their beliefs against gun control. Both students felt

their First

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rights

were violated when they were not allowed to pass out

fliers

before

Sarah Brady spoke.

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men's basketball team. For the time since 1989, the team

first

went tos

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post-season play. Pho-

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TECHNOLOGY THAT CAME TO NORTHWEST. WITH THAT TECHNOLOGY CAME THE TASK OF APPLYING IT IN A LEARNING ENVIRONMENT THROUGH MODULAR LEARNING. THE PLAN TO IMPLEMENT TRIMESTERS IN SUMMER 1999 CHANGED THE SENSE OF ORDER AT THE UNIVERSITY. CHAOS AROSE CONCERNING WHAT NEW SCHEDULES WOULD LOOK LIKE. OTHER ISSUES CONCERNING STUDENTS AROSE WHEN GUN CONTROL ACTIVIST SARAH BRADY VISITED NORTHWEST. CYNTHIA COLE AND ROBERT SHIELDS FELT THEIR FIRST

AMENDMENT RIGHTS HAD BEEN VIOLATED WHILE HANDING OUT BROCHURES PROTESTING GUN CONTROL BEFORE BRADY SPOKE. CAMPUS SAFETY DIRECTOR CLARENCE GREEN TOLD THE STUDENTS THEY WERE NOT ALLOWED TO PASS OUT BROCHURES UNLESS THEY WERE STUDENT SENATE APPROVED. FROM THERE, A SERIES OF DEBATES BETWEEN MEDIA, SHIELDS AND COLE AND STUDENT SENATE THE ULTIMATE RESULTS OF THIS ERUPTED. CHAOS SERVED TO BENEFIT THE UNIVERSITY. THIS WAS AN IMPORTANT ELEMENT IN LEARNING TO BE TOLERANT OF CHAOS AS IT

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home game

After their final

against Pittsburg State University,

team

the men's basketball

ebrates their the Gorillas.

cel-

76-70 victory over

The Bearcats shared

the regular season

MIAA

title

with

Missouri Western State College,

and then suffered a disappointing 65-75 loss

to

Mo West

in

the con-

ference tournament championship

game. This setback

did not

stop the Bearcats from making the

NCAA

Division

it

to

Regional

II

Tournament. The Bearcats headed

for

March

and faced

again

5, in

the

Canyon, Texas, on

first

Pitt

State once

round

of the tour-

nament. The Bearcats

game

lost that

70-85, and headed back to

Northwest,

still

proud

that they closed the

at the fact

season with a

winning record of 23-7. Photo by

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