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On

almost any day of the week, the J.W. Jones Student Union is filled with people coming and going during lunch time. The Administration Building, which once housed the majority of University classrooms, served as a reminder of

Under the influence of hypnosis, these students are finding themselves saved by a human seatbelt. The hypnotist, Michael C. Anthony, came to campus in September, and the event was presented by the Student Activities Council, photo

the University's rich tradition, photo

by Stephanie flrunmg

by Trevor Hayes

During a pregame pep

rally near the Bearcat zone, Burke Shouse plays his trumpet. The band and Bearcat Steppers' pregame preformance served as one of many festivities on Saturdays before home football games, photo by Trevor Hayes

Shaping a bowl at the opening of the Fire Arts Building, Jeanette Nuss talks about the advantages the new building will provide. The Fire Arts building opened in September.

Laura Fowler screams with excitement as new members The women could be heard

Experienced pancake Wesley Center as part

of her sorority are introduced.

screaming as their new Union, photo by Erie Shafer

sisters ran

down

the stairs of the

photo by Meredith Currence

flippers toss food to students at the of

Northwest

Week

festivities.

The

event attracted many students and was sponsored by Student Senate photo by Mike Dye


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Tyler Schemmef is assisted by the staff of the Xtreme Air skydiving simulator in his first attempt at skydiving.

A new Student Activities

tor,

which was located behind

sity,

photo by Chris Lee

Fee paid for simula-

Valk, to visit the Univer-


from

left.

Student Ambassadors Maggie Cole and Sarah Meyer take a prospective student and her parents on a tour of the

campus. Soaked by a water balloon, Shaunda French of the Athletic Promotions Department enjoys a pep

rally.

As the

University moves forward, Missouri Governor Matt Blunt, President Dean Hubbard and Representative Brad Lager break

ground on new laboratories for the biosciences project,

photos by Marsha Jenningi. Chris

we embraced

Ue and

was

continued to look toward the

Hudson and

Perrin

workers began Phase improvements. The

freshman classes

was opened The

made

those features that

Although the celebration

fall

to

halls

residential

life

brought one of the largest

campus, and Douglas

community

we

as construction

fell

of the

III

us unique.

the past,

for

future.

accommodate

to

Trevor Hayes

was

\-\a\\

them.

undergoing

also

construction, including the expansion of the hly-

Vee grocery and new

store.

projects

Several buildings

aimed

to

were leveled

improve businesses

downtown.

A new

statue

was placed

in

front of the

J.

W.

Jones Student Union that depicted a student from

1905 and a

many

current student both studying.

appreciated

students

thought

it

too much and

The

first

dedications

Garden,

the

was an unnecessary was

in their

home

which

was

others

feature that cost

way..

football

for the statue

statue,

While

and

the

game brought new Centennial

constructed

North and South complexes.

in

between

We found ourselves

enjoying the beauty of campus.

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ft:

In

an effort to

stay in shape, Kelsey Viet

and Katie Charczuk bike at

tlie

Student Recreation Center. The

community

spaghetti dinner to beneflt victims of Hurricane Katrina raised more than $6,500 for those affected by the storm. Travis White carefully examines his cards during a hand of poker during the tournament held as part of Thursday Nights at the Union, photos by Stephanie Bruning, Meredith Currence and Chris Let

However, nature was not as kind areas of the

pummeled In

as a series of hurricanes

U.S.,

to these natural disasters,

raised funds

We

joined the

then

filled

we

sent aid

evacuees.

for the

Green fHouse

of our sports teams. The

and

other

the southeast portion of the country.

response

and

to

to

cheer on

members paid a

all

fee

two sections of Bearcat Stadium

and cheered

for the

was formed

to

'Cots for football. The group

increase fan participation and

attendance.

We

continued to advance our tradition of

innovation by merging with Ventria Bioscience.

Construction for the center Village Apartments,

many

in

began near

the

set

new

a

Missouri Quality

the Forest

merger would allow

students to study biopharming

We the

and

standard

Award

in

the future.

when we won for

the third time

October. The award helped advance our

institution

as a symbol of continued excellence.

Throughout

it

all

we

explored what

mode

our


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Suhltght cuts through a morning fog

in

Mid-October as

Heather Hundley crosses University Drive of Wells Hall.

The

which the University took pride Trevor Hayes

in

the front

fog added to the scenic atmosphere, in creating,

photo by


Covered len

in bronze, Christine Foster and AlLong recreate the new Centennial Statue

during the

Homecoming

parade.

The Comput-

ing Services float placed first for competitive entries, photo by Trevor Hayes


Cram

left:

A crowd

studenU

p/eoser, Jacob Johnston performs as a dancing clown

(or the foreign language

Epsilon Fraternity to raise

money

honorary at the Organizational for the

campus and

in

the homecoming parade.

Alpha

The Sound and the Fury headlined the

Trenton R. Baier Foundation and the Christopher Reeve Foundation,

of our University brought

The centennial year to

Fair.

celebrations of

100

new

features

The Centennial

years.

Garden provided

tangible memories

Greek Rush helped

bolster the groups'

Statue and Centennial of our history^^

^Jflige*!Wibers

for

membership and strengthened the production

for

fHomecom-

ing.

We celebrated the school's anniversary through our Homecoming

clowns and

floats,

Many

skits.

groups chose

men

act the history of the University, but the Sinfonia

won

1

st

place with

their skit,

of Phi

to reen-

Mu

Alpha

which spoofed "Bock

to

the Future."

We

Northwest tive

new

established a

Powwow

American

culture

The new Student

tradition with the

at

Bearcat Arena, which celebrated Na-

in

the area.

Activities

as Chris Cagle and Margaret entertainers attracted

Second Annual

many

Fee brought entertainers such

Cho

to

campus. The popular

students for the

performances.

We knew that our year would be unique like our school. As we

we

celebrated 101 years,

the

one and only one home trends

I

also celebrated our school as

of the Bearcats.

celebrations

I

features

Mu Gamma

member Andria

Rentie recruits potential

Benefit for Baier concert put on by photoi by Trevor Hayti on<) ÂŁrk Slwfer

KZLX and

Sigma Phi


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Structured Campus

progress

renovations address concerns, update

facilities. from

A banner

left:

displays the ap-

pearance of the new residence

^

NeivFreshmen

Roberta Hall

Residence Halls

â&#x20AC;˘

left:

exposed for the

An empty

residence

the

is

after demolition of halls.

from

A worker welds on

ating installs a vent

in

lot

is

the

Ge/st/ie-

the wall of the

An

inside view

of the theater shows the progress of the

construction, photo

fay

Meredith Currence

As one building representing of the University

onofher began

decades

for

voted on the demolition of

architects did,"

"We and began

new

for

To

money

raise

walls of

new

for the

sponsored o brick

sale,

Hudson and

halls,

way

was a

"Il

pretty old building, but there," Smith said. "In

know each

get to

were and how

because

other

of

have a

allow students

hove

will

better

help the local economy.

close the rooms

Along with residence the Fire Arts Building to

built

art

hall

classes

out

of

we

additions,

move many DeLuce

Olive

more people

will attract

rooms than

"It is

three-dimensional

Fine

Building's

Arts

on

to

Ray Courter, vice president

Services, ideas for a

about 10 years

new

for

Finances

art building

began

has been inadequate

many years

for the

programs

that the

basement

In

poor

to

2001,

Environmental

the

air circulation

and

review, administrators

"(They) put with health

in

and

a

lot

of

Protection

"risk factor"

Mary

this

money and

better

Courter said.

in

employment.

endeavors

financial

represent the

to

and

school's

to Courter,

University's

100-year

Hall

was

erected

history.

College Pork amphitheater west of

Performing Arts Center

facility

Garden located

a Centennial

would be used

was

constructed.

performances

for theater

other events suitable for the outdoors. The theater also

reflected entertainment history, "It

shows how

information

life

ago and how

occurred 100 years

and entertainment was conveyed

to them,"

Courter said.

As new monuments commemorating

effort into this project

Department of

Art

said.

recognized the need

pursued

addition, the Linn

The

to the

to take action.

safety as a priority,"

also

Agency

due

lock of electrical outlets. After

needed

chairman Kim Spradling Officials

was a

and

not only benefit finances, but also

new monuments

honor the

and

determined the basement

up business

new products to sell to customers

between South Complex and Douglas

offered," Courter

said.

recruited

University

history.

In

for

would

University

constructed

earlier.

has been obvious

a

biotechnology.

community finances by bringing

According

and Support

"It

important to have

the projects

The

basement.

According

to

for

Village

Forest

Courter said having companies work with the University

University

the

in

the

to sustain the University's role in societ/,"

benefit

did,"

major

the

get first-hand experience

to

how

became

ground

broke

of

Ventria Biosciences, to set

to

there

new Hudson/Perrin

think the

I

new

of

it

because they

a

lot

still

was no air conditioning, except for in one room where many people congregated when was hot.

to utilize

east

Along with a new major,

Hudson, you had

I

and

efficiently."

Universit/

the

companies such as

experiences.

memories from

Apartments

what

terms of

in

better laid out

opportunities for students also

department

biosciences

remember her residence

to

"It's

to

biology department.

September,

In

better facilities

maneuver around more

new

could better cater

that

Spradling said.

priority for the

Support

bricks that held

together were sold. Natalie

Perrin

Smith bought a brick as a

residence

where actual

needed

also

Creating

a

Staff

hall

easier to

freshman residence

halls

one

art building, but

students needs.

of memories.

officials

summer 2005

in

a safer

for

50-year-old hHudson and Perrin residence halls construction

legacy

the long-standing

ground, ground breaking

to the

2004,

spring

In

fell

University history in

for

not

only

students

and

were

built,

many

100 years

of

old memories lived on

staff.

Writer Brent Burklund j

the

Designer Ashlee Mejia j

time

Perrin

site for

new

halls, photo by Meredith Currence

theater located across from the Mary Linn

Performing Arts Center.

first

Hudson and

the roof of

new amphitheater. Bob

',the

halls

under construction. The south side of


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With a splash

Emily

Churchman and Hannah Boehner

setde into the bottom of the water slide. Despite the unsea-

sonably crisp

air

during Advantage Week, several students

took advantage of the water slide and the rest of the lunchtime Luau which provided a break from frÂŤhman orientation, photo

fay

Trevor

Hayes

I

Large incoming class mal<es for lieavy planning


Disappointed with his cards, Chris Lewis grimaces RHA's Casino Night. The event attracted large number of students, and extra tables were setup in

after the flop at

the hallway to play games ranging fi-om Texas Hold'em to

Rock, Paper, Scissors,

p/ioro hy Trrvor

While handing out bumper

Hayvs

one of

stickers protnoting

the local radio stations, Joyce Cronin talks to Jon Bennett

about 97.1 The

the Merchant

Ville at

Fair allowed local businesses to inform

community,

Fair.

The Merchant

freshman about the

pholo by Meredith Currpnce

010 Oil

The

University's residence hall staff long before

fres^fcn class of 1,198 students, nnoved

Wcording .:

to Residential Life Director

began two weeks

sloff training

For jv5 weeks, five I'le

for tfie

in

Matt Baker, residence

days a week, 12

Hunter. After the long

asking o partner taking

prior to move-in day.

according

days of learning how

sifu^Bns, the RAs spent time decorating

to

their floor to

to

create a

first

to

on

the

In

put

communicate each

come up on

girl

couch and asked her said.

in

"She laughed

which brought

fair,

According

to Baker,

year was

- ^\&

by Assistant Health Center Director

r

move-in day, Hunter's morning

group

Most

to arrive.

of her residents

KesiÂŤleritial life officials

when

applications

"We

came

began

at

8 waiting

checked

began planned

for

in

for

by noon.

a record class

began making renovations

to

The age of the residence

Douglas hall left

Hall,

"

Baker

were bigger than

Abby

it

I

and

dirty,

rooms

expected and the new paint and beds

a very nice place

to live," said

decided

to

some

transition

move

first

for

Advantage

week

into the

halls the

freshman class attended

challenges that might

The "Con

I

Kiss

lie

for the

many

real-

ahead.

You?" seminar educated freshmen about

Week

this

of class.

Virginia

Murr and Campus Safety

of

these

activities,

campus

to

activities

the Organizational Fair from the Saturday before

The Organizational

gave

Fair

first

week

of classes.

students the opportunity to learn

allow students more time during Advantage

Week

to

Thursday

to adjust to

college. After the positive

moving

and

while on or off campus.

Douglas Hall resident

seminors and presentotions to prepare them life

but the

also

Activities

University organizations

about legal issues they might encounter

This seminar taught students

some wary about what

Scheib.

After

Campus

kiss her,"

said, 'yes.'"

about campus organizations. The event was moved

thought Douglas would be small

mokes

and

"Hardcore Safety" seminar, presented

that the

classes to the Thursday during the

said.

sat next to

he could

Clarence Green, provided the most beneficial information.

Director

To help

a year ago we

to expect. "I

to transition activities into the

Scheib believed

in last fall.

anticipated a large class, so about

in

one major goal

'We were taught how to handle all situations an RA could :::ej6nd we had a chance to enact out these situations," On

if

at the situation

addition to the responsibility seminar,

on a merchant

and he

stage,

a shy manner

businesses to inform incoming freshmen about the community.

v.elHrning environment.

said.

other's feelings before

actions.

Jordan Cechin

RA

handle

any

"The speaker had a her

14 hours a day,

to

jUjIcJeni assistant staff received training,

Co^B

largest

tfie

semester.

"I

Advantage

Week

experience ended, Hunter

felt

about her job as an RA.

thought the job would be easier than

having a

lot

more

fun than

I

thought

I

I

thought, but

would," she said.

"I

I

am

wont

to

help freshman have the best experience possible." Writer Brent Burklund I

Designer Ashlee Mejia j


A new view will be seen from a second story window of a new Hy-Vee being built in Maryville. seen supporting an outer wall of a

new Hy-Vee building in

Maryville.

archway can be seed at the new office of Dr. Stanley Snyder. The

No prices

adorn an

old

BP

lot.

office

is

sign along Maryvilles

With the last touches put Street. The office was scheduled to open Jan. holes in the

Construction on the

new

building started in the

one of several renovations and additions to the south

Main

Street.

The

stations gas tanks

side of Maryville. photo

were removed

in

2006.

photo by Meredith Currence

fay

Meredith Currence

August, leaving two large

into place, Daniel Blair finishes part of the entrance to Stanley Snyder's 1,

summer of 2005. Beams can

I

The new building was replacing a smaller Hy-Vee next door. Exposed to the naked eye, the structure of a ne

new dentist office on Main


Constructive

advances and resurrect downtown.

City creates plans to develop businesses nding,

being

buildings

nd plans drawn

to

ulure of Maryville

nearly half of her time

for

breed

loomed

store

ntist

and worked toword and

office

ortfiodontist

umerous businesses drew

I

pen

ne

dowi

happening

amazing how many people interested

significant

for

board members,

the mission of the

project

was

Overseen by

revitalization.

s

The Campaign

sfiort

Community Renewal and

nine

campaign was

to

and

recruit

new

business

shopping needs of area "It's

services

and

satisfy the

it

and keep

it

hieermann,

Erica

a student

with

intern

the

board. "To have a clean downtown, one that attracts

incoming students,

even more they see

at

Because should

Northwest because

when

on

turning

of

maintain

the

a

that's the

their

worked

minds, Maryville should

the

for their

best,

most

growth.

In

her involvement, claiming

it

.2 million

through fundraising tax credits,

in

to

revitalization

began

2006. The development plan

for

the

in

Phase

lighting,

landscaping, benches and

By involving as many people

the

in

would impact think

downtown

Hubbard to

fix

it

the entire community.

it

will

said. "This

up.

think that

I

enormous impact,"

have an our

is is

front

we

door and

extremely important.

we

up our houses and our yards, why don't

have

We fix

fix

up

downtown?"

our

Because Hubbard was so close and so involved with

project, she said she

this

heard a

lot

"People ask, 'What

spend

Hubbard In

was

accounted

of this

all

said.

any case,

I'll

"I

if

we do

money and

all

of

of mixed

this

work,

nothing changes?'"

don't believe 'nothing changes.'

feel

a

lot

more pride

of place.

We

good things in and about Maryville. Our downtown is just our one lost holdout." lot

of

Writer Riley Huskey |

Designer Ashlee Mejio |

E

I

as they possibly could, Hubbard said the campaign

have a

be no exception.

Aleta Hubbard, vice-chair to the campaign, thrilled with

"It's

opinions.

Campaign

The

said.

trash receptacles.

"communities

philosophy

downtown,"

successful communities

thing

to Fourth Street."

Community Renewal realized

for

first

1

downtown

lampposts and

our numbers

think will increase

I

Maryville

included sidewalk improvements, crosswalks, period

"I

going with the generations,"

personally

in

community are

the

in

and receiving $350,000

of the

1

spring of

residents.

always important to maintain adowntown-to

revitalize

said

and

more than $

grants

Phase

improve the aesthetic appearance of the community, create an economically viable atmosphere to sustain

me

for

people

of

the future of Maryville."

in

Raising

to

a

in

lot

would not have otherwise," Hubbard

I

and ges

and energy.

experience

terrific

because have met a whole that

r

been a

"It's

012 013


"I

like to

but

I

be comfortable,

have to match."

-Angela Curtis

Fashionfunction Students give opinions on everyday apparel.


"My

style

is

simple yet

"My

style

perfect,

is

unique."

whatever's in

-Ashley Mitchell

-

of well,

style."

Adam Hellet

n "I

tfÂŤ^

dress original, nothing out

"I'm

not trendy

that are easy to

of the norm."

-Yul<i

-Brandon Busch

I

like clothes

move in."

Higuchi 014 015

"During the day

lazy

"I'm

I

wear a lot ofpajamas, but at night

people

kind ofsloppy Lazy I guess,

unless I'm doing something."

when we go out

-Stephanie

Ellis

like to dress it up."

-Megan

Cilbertson

everyday accessories Students have pulled together the ultimate task: balancing

comfort and fashion. the *

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*

^^

bad

hair

1.

Ball

days and kept weather elements

light-weight, foam-like

shoes

that

possibility of style

was

at bay.

allowed students

Sweatshirts and hoodies The

Caps and Beanies

kept students

2.

covered

CrocS

were

to step out in style.

3.

cozy and comfortable.

endless.

Designer Jessica Hartley I


new

of health

Students face new service fee as officials attempt to offset costs of operation. ^Students raised eyebrows University

year upon glancing at

this

bills-

j^'A $70 per

seemed

trimester health fee

pop

to

out of

me, blue, leaving some students wondering why.

The Board

approved

of Regents

the health fee

more

for students enrolled in six or

in

June

credit hours to help

provide the health center with a stable funding source.

"The expense of delivering a quality student health core progrom,

and mental to

for

fund

fiom

it

include preventive as well as medical

to

health services,

simply outpacing our ability

is

president

basic University funds," vice

Student Affairs Kent Porterfield said

in

a July press

release.

A

pre-determined amount of state funds

designated every

to cut corners,

the

University

to

said Virginia Murr, assistant director

and

of health services

was never

rising costs within

department forced

University

attempt

and

center

for the health

director of wellness for the health

center.

"Every year the University makes choices about what

programs can be funded and which

was

"There

definite

can't,"

she said.

concern with the current

legislative

session that monies to the University

so they asked

every department

in

would be

for

restricted

ways adjustments

could be mode."

Many

to their bills

do

the authority to

for

a severely cut

Amber Hogue shared

why

including those

went

in

to the

the

who hove

the health center

for

had

said.

"I

a sprained ankle and

do

emergency room."

same

the health fee

for Strep throat

if

the health fee

encompassed.

Both times they couldn't

finger.

me

the fee

Derek hfoncock

once

times;

anything and they sent

understand

right

all

anything,"

have been there two

once

and what

would have been

"It

why

students did not understand

was added

sentiments.

was

in

insurance.

and was given

tact for

She

didn't

everyone,

She alleged she

the

wrong medicine

so her condition worsened.

Murr wanted students a

not

health

center

services provided

and for

fee

to

understand the fee

but yet

a fee

that

by the combined counseling center

the health center.

In

the past there

was no charge

counseling services, and the University funded the

now covered

operation including salaries and budgets,

by

was

covered

the health fee.

Many vital

University services

would not

have been covered without a stable funding source

for the

In

an effort

to offset operationaJ costs, the Health Center

established a fee for students, which

health center from students.

Writer Stephanie StangI Designer Ashlee Mejia |

left

some

feeling

ill.

The

$70^er-trimester fee was used for physical and mental health |

services, photo

illustration

by Trevor woyes


In

a show of support for the

Abaham

decorated the to the Division lost

the

game

II

football

team advancing durinj the rejions playoffs, a student

Lincoln statue in the Administration Building.

National Championship

game

against

Grand

The team went on

Valley State University but

17<21. photo by Aieredith Currency

As

we

progressed

in

our

we emphasized what made

101st year,

and

us unique

celebrated the differences that

made

us

a

quality university.

As the

first

electronic

campus, the

official

and home

to the

Missouri State Arboretum

Horace Mann Laboratory School and Missouri

Academy

of Science,

and Computing, we observed those attributes that

made

physical

us unique.

With programs such as a textbook

continuing emphasis on quality, initiatives

other

observed

to differentiate ourselves

from

institutions.

Observing the

we

rental

and our

system, the alternative energy project

our

the

Mathematics

all

Northwest

anonymous

of

programs was

these

Missourian's

columnist that has

Stroller,

been a

an

tradition

since 1918. All

of these characteristics

our University as the one of the

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and only one home

Northwest Bearcats.

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As the electronic campus, to be

on the

the University always strived

cutting edge of technology. Blackberries

were

and laptop computers were given to every student Irving on campus. The Student Union, The Station and B. D. Owens Library were the first can> available to students

and

faculty,

pus buildings to become v^reless hotspots, but Blackberries were able to access the Internet from anywhere, photo illusiration by Trevor

Hayes


Wireless

advancement

Blackberries and notebook connputers change the way students connect. A

notebook

laptop

personal

paved

resident

way

the

many

for

every on-compus

for

tecfinological develop-

worked

ments.

any off-campus student could

addition to residents,

in

a notebook

rent

$130

for

per semester. Vice president

Information Systems Jon Rickmon said developing

plan could keep

students' finances

tfie

"We wanted

moke

to

it

for

tablets

and

members received 375 and

of faculty

tablet

expected

staff

computto

have

funded about

million also

various computer labs

in

upgrade on

all

desktops

desktop com-

academic

halls

and on

connection between

Internet

all

University installed wireless hotspots

"We've had very good feedback about the access points

Rickman

refine

a

cus-

addition to wireless hotspots on campus, Rickman

a new

said ing

exchange

e-mail

message and storage

new

"The

more data

security,"

way

As a

e-mail

to

the University

fashioned

like

like

"I

"It

a

tests

small

how we

installed, increas-

more

is

user-friendly

and has

Runyon

Runyon, about

45

lecture, but to

get

to

use it,"

as a

it

she said.

begain

in

1999, the pro-

spring

grades. Since then, the service had

to post

Runyon,

to

sections of a particular math

all

on a message board

concerns, where a

staff

any questions or

geographic information systems master's

of the

degree. This

with

member may assist them. eCompanion was the devel-

or faculty

other major use of

opment

was

be obtained

the only major that could

Runyon said students across the nation could earn a master's

The

remote

get quicker

much

and

user-friendly,

enabled students

that

to

in

without having to leave

internet service.

their cell

phone

as they

cellular

phone

Rickman

the technological

to ac-

combined a Palm

phone.

having e-mail and access

of your hand,"

With

cellular

These devices enabled students

and a computer onto a like

home.

for Blackberries to

which give the option of

students,

cess e-mail from

their

extended funding

to the

web

in

the

said.

developments such as the Black-

berry and notebook computers, the University reputation as the "Electronic

built

upon

its

Compus."

Campus has been in operation for become an integral part of Northand way of doing business," President Dean

"The Electronic

results,"

time as a

student Erica Kelly

paper

test

and

cuts

nearly 15 years and has west's identity

Hubbard foculty should use the

convenience when taking a

GIS

University also

and

"It's

test

SRS because

or quiz.

o

said.

class could post

polm

said.

and quizzes more

electronically.

more

education, more

into

increased to include review sessions and discussion online,

Pilot

poper,"

Kelly believed

of the

Rickman

doesn't take as

down on

was

developed the Student Response System,

choose an answer

said.

server

size.

exchange

moke

just

interactive into

When eCompanion

staff

tomer-to-student desire." In

not to

is

more

students

the project

hove been used a great deal,"

"Making these available helps

said.

technology

solely online.

throughout the campus.

and how

SRS

this

runs off a radio frequency.

percent of classes used eCompanion.

One

other public labs.

in all

To create an easier

computer systems, the

in

500

for Infor-

with the SRS, cheating for students be-

further integrate

According

by 2006.

The $2.5 puters

staff

100 percent

with

now

used eCompanion. According

gram was used

computers.

Faculty ers,

2,500

Education, Daria Runyon,

in

The SRS

better.

"The goal

said.

as well as other

for students

To

Center

to assistant director of the

Runyon added that came more difficult.

faculty

At the University's expense of $2.5 million, about

notebooks were puchased

rental

every student to

Rickman

to them,"

a

for

check.

in

economical

computer available

hove

new

According

mation Technology

said. "There

is

clear evidence that students are

advantaged academically by

the system."

Writer Brent Burklund I

Designer Paula Eldred |

018 019


Rented

reading

Textbook distribution program keeps costs low across

students

prospective

Leading

in

young people's faces when he says

the

the

University

have

glow

said.

amozed by

landscape, Stephen Terry was always

the

the

magic

higher

education

institutions

The University offered a textbook

per year

"I've

credit hour

new books each

looked

Terry,

on campus. "And to sell

it

assessed

beat the alternative of

my

and textbooks alone

who

at the

cost

$1,000

to

served as a student ambassador

end

of the semester,

when you go

half the price that

you

their

for

books they might

ears-and

or might not use

is

their parents' ears.

"Whenever give a their faces light up, and I

tour their

and

tell

students

books are

1

;

Books ore collected and the student provides his/

her student ID number.

Step

2:

Barcodes are scanned from the books

to enter

as

returned on the system.

Step

3:

storage.

free,

parents always ask, 'They don't

Textbook check-in Step

music to

Books ore sorted and returned

to the shelves for

to

unique

these

them because

for

director of admissions,

Office,

reactions.

mom

his

school,'" Terry

told

Jeremy

He was

him about the

a university

to attend.

Waldeier realized how

she was. didn't see the true benefit of the

once my

mom

sold

it

to

me,

it

really

program

at the time,

played a big part on

come here," Waldeier said. 2004-05 academic year, students paid nationwide $853, an increase of $200 over the past five selection to the

years, according to a report by the of State

prices

Colleges and

Universities.

American Association

Since 1994, wholesale

charged by textbook publishers increased 62 percent,

according

do

for."

going bock

Mabel Cook Admissions

the

During

Indeed, the fact that students did not incur such price

gouging

right

but

trimester.

I'm

recognized

As associate

to students'

is

them back, you can't even get

bought the books

of

graduate schools on the West Coast

at

the East Coast,

$2,500," said

average

them?

program when he was searching

"I

overall tuition account, Terry said

and

the

books.

for

While a $5 fee per

for

across

rental system that

alleviated the burden of paying the notional

paying

for

familiar with

most

Unlike

$853

pay

Waldeier

Free.

country,

to

Within

four-

word:

letter

for students.

not

to the report,

hove

to sign

up

Lucky for Northwest students, they for

more student loans

or ask their

money to get the required textbooks. awesome, because being a college student, and working at places in town for minimum wage, the last thing parents for more "It's

you want

to

do

is

buy books," Terry

Writer Pete Gutschenritter |

said.

Designer Ashlee Mejia |


020 021

Transporting textbooks back to thÂŤr shefving locations at

Boehm

Textbook

Services, Allie

struggles to contain the heavy load.

Textbook Services was open during finals week with extended hours to accompany students schedules before they returned home, photo by Meredilh Currence


I

Powered bypeHets Cost-saving initiative also has environmental benefits. Around

bend

ihe

mounds

Sofety

of Ninth

by

Street

Campus

up

spilling

the

casual

of material slowly piled

piquing

the

of

interest

passerby, most students didn't

know

the

heaps

sometimes odorous material were responsible steam wafting from

the

amount

of

of for

people with

of

if

deter-

something could

Using internal funds, the University constructed

a

$700,000

cility

to

addition to

stuff that

has a cer-

existing processing fo-

its

expedite the pellet-producing process. The

Biomass Processing Center

their heaters.

"People see trucks carrying tain

had a group

mination and enthusiasm to see

be developed."

from a huge semi-truck.

Although

We

challenges.

be repaid over nine

will

years by savings incurred as

Northwest obtained a U.S. patent

odor but not everyone understands

program,

result of the for

waste-

its

what exactly we

to-energy production process that

do

involves separating animal

our

in

Alter-

native

Energy

into liquid

Project,"

Provost

The

Kichoon

Yang

mixture

of sub-zero

temperatures

coupled natural

word

a

needed

for pelletization

awaited

officials

increased state funding

an

to

imple-

alternative-energy-in-

hoped

a bachelor of

to offer

ence degree

strides

in

sci-

nanotechnology,

a master's degree

be

to

the

then transported to the

spired curriculum. Administrators

pany, the Universi-

decided

if

ment

com-

with dry

feedstocks and

allow Northwest

will

cut-off

utility

were mixed

University

the

with

gas

from the

in

waste

components.

fuel source.

into

1977-78

winter of

is

solid

processing plant

two

After

ty

solids

agricultural

said.

weeks

and

biotechnol-

in

petroleum-based

ogy and o bachelor of science degree and master's degree in

energy source de-

alternative energy.

taken to decrease

Mike Bellamy, associate

pendence. The

As the wind

University

versity

wood

used

first

chips OS a

spins the propellers of the

Farm, energy

project

creasing the use of

2000,

to

35

Pelletized

paper

natural

gas from 100

1982

to July

saved 500,000 gallons of

according

million,

president for Finance

of

and

percent. From August

the project

and $4

oil

to

oil

Ray Courter, vice

and Support

and

four tons of animal

waste-also

contributed to energy savings.

The

millions

60

to

2000. Court-

percent of the saved funds

was

allocated into other academic budgets to improve instruction

"This "It's

is

and provide

into

easier to burn natural gas, but

it's

worth the

pro-

physics.

in

the

new

converting

a valuable energy source, thus

in-

creasing students employobility the high-demand field,

Graduates would be able

to

feasibility studies

go

into

businesses

on what energy op-

tions ore viable.

"They

will

be able

to

see the big picture," Bel-

know a businesses and how the most money can be saved." University administrators also hoped to program as a universities

they

scholarships.

not a simple thing to do," Courter said,

Ond believes

major would help produce experts

biomass

and

helped generate the proposed curriculum

lamy said. "They

saved helped fund 41 electronic

classrooms on campus from 1994 er also said

fessor of chemistry

Trevor Hoi.es

and conduct

Services.

paper and animal waste-3,000 tons

pellets

the Uni-

produced as a part of the alternate energy livestock is also pelletized and burned

is

thesamevrayasthecampus'recyclables.p/iotobf

renew

mill at

Waste from the

able, clean-burning alternate energy source, de-

percent

wind

in

hoped

will

recruiting tool.

Being one

options

use the

of the only

the area to provide such a program,

the

program would

attract students na-

tionwide. Writer Stephanie StangI |

Designer Paula Eldred |

Another load goes Scott raises his scoop.

into the grinder at the Pellet Plant as J*

Workers sorted through

make sure metal or other foreign the grinder would be dumped,

recyclabi f

objects that could possibt) J^

photo by Trevor Hoyes


Early afternoon sunlight cascades onto the floor of the Pctlct Plant and silhouettes James Scott as he n>ixcs rccyclablcs. The plant received paper and cardboard from the University and area factories. f)hotobY Tirvo' Hayr-.

022 023

(

ishfy

made

pellets ride a conveyor bett to be accumulated

Once the storage area inside the plant reached capacity \ h pellets, a truck hauled them to the Power House for burning. '

n

Âť

pMle.

bf Trevor

Hoyes

New, piping hot pellets lay in James Scott s hand. The pellets, which were pieces of cardboard and paper few minutes earlier, were shredded and compressed into burnable cylinders which came out of the machines hot to the touch, photo

by Trevor

Haye^

A

draft fans the flames burning wood chips at the Powerhouse. University burned wood chips while building up the pellet supply and only relied on naturaJ gas when power needs exceeded the

The

capadty of the

pellets

and wood

chips,

pfioto b^ Trevor

Hayes


As the time man.

Kristi

common

for their final

exam approaches, Kat

Cassaday and Neil Thawani study history

area

in

the Academy.

The area gave

area to chat and ptay games, photo

Lydon Chen and

the

students an

by Meredith Currence

Jay Augustin take a minute from their

studying to chat. Other students in the

evening studying for their Calculus Currence

Fourin

II

room

spent their

final, photo by Merediih


H Advanced Second-year Academy prepares for her Calculus ing Fnals

II

Week. Academy

institution

student Mackenzie Sweeney

exam with other

students dur-

students earned an associate's

degree after two years of study,

phoio by Meredith Currence

Academy students Working

lo

given a collegiate opportunity.

give exceptionally bright

young people a head

higher education, The University offered the Missouri

stort into

Academy of Science, Mathematics and Computing. The Academy was a two-year program in which 15- to old high school students who were especially talented in mathematics and/or technology studied It

took the place of

at

18- year-

science,

on accelerated pace.

two years of high school.

their last

who looked forward to the Academy realized the

Second-year student Neil Thowani, persuing a pyschology degree after

advantage he gained by going "It's it's

me

let

opened up doors

ovailoble

in

Academy.

to the

take psychology courses," Thowani said, "and to let

me

be

take courses that wouldn't

high school."

According

to

Academy, when

Cleo Somudzi, dean

Dr.

Missouri

the

of

completed the two-year program, they

students

gained on associate degree of science and

their

high school

diploma,

"The expectations are high on academics as well as personal accountability,"

Somudzi

of expectations. Students

"High schools don't have as high

said.

develop strong study habits and do well

here."

Somudzi also said gained from studying

He

said

when

it

that the

came

camaraderie

Academy was

at the

to the students

usually them pushing the parents to

other

way

let

that

young people

also a benefit to them.

coming here

to study,

it's

them come, rather than the

around.

"These are very, very bright driving the process

in

wanting

Being accountable

was a concern

Academy

for

kids,"

he said. "They're the ones

come

to

minors

for the authorities in

here."

the

in

absence

students weren't allowed to leave

checking out at the

office,

day, they hod to leave

and when they pairs.

in

They were

four to their party.

If

oil

of their parents

charge.

they

left

left

campus

be

the

must be

at night, there

required to

without

campus during

rooms

in their

at

8 p.m., and were not allowed to enter residence halls rother than their

own

"It's

without the supervision of a

meant two years

decisions,

Thowani

and more

said, "but

of

stress than I've

it's

been

staff

changing

member. relotionships,

ever experienced

in

difficult

my

life,

fun."

Writer Alec Jennings Designer Ashlee Mejio |

|

024 025


Voice of The Stroller rings from the past.

The

has come. Bewarel This mysterious person

Stroller

I

noonday

glaring as

as the sawdust

evanescent

is

His eagle eye sees everything. Darkness to him

and omnipresent.

hluman

sun.

are the breath of

frailties

No

Sunday.

to Billy

trail

one

is

unobtrusively courted their society

did

his nostrils,

or

other than on

he has

fact,

first

men

symptoms are favorable. The

said Mrs. S

I

in

the school, vve feel that

i

am

sorry to

latest information

you

tell

behooves

it

on

this

case

going

that v^e are

one possession

going

W—

"Oh, Mr.

why

,

become

to

me

of

Late

not the kind

is

one

don't you buy

this

home and have a

A few

bachelor's

am

I

night during

looking

the

Herb Hinton:

for."

Christmas holidays. The

heard

Stroller

wouldn't go near there

"I

in Moryville. Not window and discovered

carrying poker hand)

Ed James:

reunion.

They were discussing the

(still

Dean Knodle: anyone wants

"I

Saturday

from a

Day.

It

hoped

ground hog

that the

will

he be as sound come H be soundly asleep he B asleep as Mr. Cooper have been Monday morning * he was asleep merely granted The so

out-that

will fail to

that

must

o'clock.

to

show up

for

at eleven

down

in

the

College

Elementary School.

A this in

\

demonstrator

week.

the living

nine-thirty;

on

flashes

jNo i

He was

for traffic lights

room and

in

No

is

at

Residence Hall one day

The green

a warning

regulations

definite information

was seen

set of lights installed

the front hall.

the yellow light at ten.

a

to

is

to stay

on

until

for

weekend

dates.

has been given out as to whether he affected a

"I

hod a flush-ace

high."

case

in

taxi."

(after

being I

on the head with a radio thrown

hit

say,

up

there,

you

be more

really should

I

woke up and smelled smoke,

"I

but

I

thought

just

it

and Jean Overstreet smoking cigars again." Corpsman, who had been helping girls out: "I wrapped a

Air

me

but

got another but

it

it

caught

caught

fire; fire.

I

got another blanket but

About

that time

I

figured

it

caught

I'd better

get out of there."

Monday

morning saw students and

faulty trying

on as

to carry

usual.

being leave-taking; the red

have been made

a thousand dollars."

Slottery

blanket around

over the fireploce

light

a

floow window):

Roberta Walker:

fire;

trying to get

third

was Donna

since

that

a demonstration lesson

for

careful."

will

last

takes for

Stroller

he forgot

gettinj

follows:

carried the telephone over to the Library

to coll

Bob Grobelch

B

work

Joan Lynch: "Where's Norman?"

L

1929 [excerpt] will be Ground Hog

thi

stairs.

Mr. Dole Blackwell: "Onward, Menl"

fair sex.

did they say? Ah-there's the rub!

^^lan. 31,

the

"Eeeeeeeek!"

Shirley Jennings:

Joan Lynch: "Where's Norman?"

were having a

down

the Stroller set to

comments ore as

of the most noteable

mysterious sounds issuing from a well-known house

that the S. S. K's

after the explosion,

belongings

Joan Lynch: "Where's Norman?"

being above eavesdropping, he crept to the

What

',

few minutes girls'

of goldfish.

interviews with those near ot hand.

then?" inquired the professor.

apartment?" asked the young miss of the home. "That

within a

saving the

Stroller joined others in

As soon as property had been saved, is

most prized

returned to find onl

fire,

had been saved-a bowl

of hers

on the scene

Arriving

is:

move away,"

to

"— w-what

remembered.

fled from the building earring her

Roberta Cronkhite, absent at the time of the

the

We have taken their temperature,

not to neglect the faculty bachelors.

,

Houp

Miss Hottie

the form of humor,

in

little

of being

possessions-a dictionary and Emily Post's book of ettiquette.

Ov\/ing to the scarcity of

W—

brought

Fateful Friday night

were a few happenings worthy

but there

comments

day.

visitors'

The events of

merciless

his

ore on our bachelors.

"Mr.

r,

as

In

the result that his

v^'ith

1951 (after the Residence Hall explosion) week the Stroller did his strolling at a dead run. However, hi make god on his boast to reach the third floor of Residence Haf

This

is

exempt from

pen, not even the hitherto sacred circle of the faculty.

girls

1

May 9,

Jan. 9, 1918

"Lefty" to his

first

Davis exaggerated the situation to a point by giving a aid class.

Shirley Collier described the predicament

test

perfectly,

but unprintobly.

sale.

June

Dec. 12, 1941 [excerpt] Time certainly marches rapidly once affairs since is

going around

we

it

gets started. The trend of world

Sunday hos changed so much in circles.

hove changed

to

From the happy carefree campus of

last

will

be

life in

general.

As you've probably the

a solemn thoughtful campus.

get the boys before that date or whether perhaps, the formal off.

18, 1971 [excerpt] the time of the year that millions of college students are relaxing

and enjoying

week,

week students were all wondering whether or not they should ask that new boy or girl in school to one of the many Christmas formals for the college. This week they are all wondering whether or not the army called

is

j

that the Stroller's feeble brain

Last

will

This

up

campus seems in

to

be

Summer

vocation

noticed, not fairly

is

here.

everybody

is

vacationing.

crowded. High school

kids are

fact,

In

popping

every corner of every building on campus, and a few dedicated

teachers ore working hard to further

college student

By

the

Monday

who makes

their

education. Then there

way, one high school coed was so eager that

is

thel

studying a year around occupation. to

she arrived on time but with her dress

get to her workshop

donned

in

reverse.

'


Historica wymous Ovef

footsteps

columnist has been facet of University since 1918. a

the years, the Stroller,

secret columnist

in

newspaper, was

the

in

some

was

controversial predicaments.

The notable event was the Sig Tou incident of 1939. The

One the

The

side of the face

printed

However,

upon

and a few

Sigma Taus were offended by

the

demanding

the Missourion editor

However, keeping the Stroller

a

like

Sig Tou to me."

to

know

owoy with

tell

organizations

came when

the identity of the Stroller.

crowd who

the

demanded

The

and

the return of the Stroller,

the

not his usual jovial self

is

to his perennial

Main

building being

week.

this

home. No, os your

consumed

in

For as he

saw more

the historic Administration Building burn, he

old

Your

As

Campus Crusoder

viewed

Stroller

saw

fire

void the column

and

editor

the

first

who was not aware who wanted to try something new

being the

foil

of the importance of the

to

to

removed

the

that

year and

column were unsuccessful and the Greek

comment most about

unknown

to students,

them. Ironically, their complaining

was Greek.

provided commentary on various campus topics and usually

Although the columnist

anonymity.

total

was absent

from

the

occasionally. The Stroller always returned to the paper. |

was

the

in

creep

j

Chappelow

He

and and

old days

Some

in

never got

Stroller felt

buy one.

and

A

yet another

total of three tickets in

sitting in that

some

spot

for

another

sticker,

one was

for

ticket

Your

Stroller

Probably

his

ticket

being

sticker for but

one day and

two weeks. What

it

the old

is this,

hit

1027

week? to ticket

anyone

week? "Now,

this

let's

confuse them

them next week instead."

"Come on punk make my your

having on improper

for

Look out Northwest, these guys are going from "Book 'em Dano"

of stairs to the music

those rooms, but also

war memorials

was

an improper place which your Hero had the

after hours to

miss

on

the old lemon, your Stroller found onother ticket ticket

not having a proper sticker in

lemon had been

1918 life.

One

"Hey 605, want

good

the

flights

was no elevator. down the landmark,

further

your

to mind,

in

the building.

memories of adventures

of his past acquaintances.

come

year on campus

for

parked

time there

educations. As the vision of

destroyed

first

carry pianos up the four

In that earlier

Watching the

their

seemed

windshield.

burning

the focal point of college

remembered

the fourth floor collapsed, he

recalled not only

his

was

the classes being held

all

when he had helped

many

new

Approaching

than physical

flames, he also

recalled his

the Administrotion Building

department.

tries to

the column.

Stroller

was

remembered

the Missourion

Writer Kelsey Garrison Designer Brent

watched

memories.

when

in

September 20, 1984 [excerpt]

Stroller

damage

emerged

faculty adviser

column

July 1979 Your

a

the Stroller,

maintained

newspaper

column from the paper. later

to

as well as a

Each of the attempts

comment and descended

the

true to tradition, the editor refused to

The Student Council

1922 due

Stroller

did

was. Although the columnist remained unidentified, the editor decided

to cut the Stroller

of

Northwest Missourion.

the next issue of the

in

head.

hairs protruding from the creature's

soy, "looks

of his absence, the Stroller

There were several other

children.

two eyes and two ears on

facial profile with

overheard someone

Stroller

was

an explanation

as he wandered through the pages of the newspaper.

done by school

finger-painting exhibition

hod painted a

of the children

same

It

had attended a

Stroller

restored.

After

Stroller just

to

day."

heard a

distinct noise,

another shot

in

but

what could

the dork, look out

it

have been?

Abe!

use the benefits of

to

alumni being

to fallen

smoke and a few

tears sting

October 4, 2001 [excerpt]

eyes.

When

the

little

was engulfed

Theatre

recalled the earlier

life

of the

night trying not to study in this

As flames

how

the

licked

in

a

ball of flames,

For every cent

your

He remembered spending many room which was then a library.

facility. little

a

club.

which the University could really be proud

had grown

It

into

As Sept.

I

initial

an area

only material.

Your

Stroller

coeds when a their

no

remembered

lives

that

a

train

bit

10.

on

was

car of propane exploded

dorm. Your

30 people were

remembered

one

Building

the death of

tears

fire

in his

was o

was

in

a

flash flood of fire

injured.

was

his

The Administration

beloved campus, but

relief that

Campus Crusader was a

it

the east side of the

bit

Northwest had survived the past setbacks, and he

would bounce back again.

quickly

Sadly, your Stroller

Stroller sighed.

devastating experience for

saved, your

campus was

with sleeping

girl.

eyes now, your

could have been worse.- Coupled with the building

filled

Stroller recalled that the hall

evacuated, but not before

More

lost here.

April 28, 1931, the hall

damage was

relieved that the

would be

The women's residence

not so lucky.

behind

Stroller felt

Fortunately,

happier.

somehow

felt

they

1 1

this

community gets

in life,

that

let

first

emotions

felt.

a remembronce

stronger. All are

everyone

gets further away, don't

reactions, your

community: Don't

of.

But then your Stroller recalled a similar disaster which struck the

campus. Suddenly your

spoken and tear she

of the important things

around the broadcasting department, he recalled

department had started as a

donated, ounce of blood given, ribbon worn, prayer

Stroller

let

is

your neighbor.

yourself forget.

To

all

members

your hearts harden back to the

Remember your

of this

way

they

American

were

Sept.


Leafy

acclaim The Washington Hawthorn produces

for dedication to conservation.

Campus celebrated In

the

of

chill

a cold winter day they were frosted by flakes of snow and a

crust

Tower,

or ice. In

and

the spring, they

brighter,

moved back and

breeze as they grew greener

forth in the

and they gave shade from

the harshness of the sun

in

the heat of

August.

Orange, brown and yellow leaves crunched under whirlwind of color

When Thomas tree nursery

in

War

captain,

moved

that eventually

became

the

Gaunt, a

on the land

Since the land

and

fool

swirled

in

a

autumn. Civil

was developed,

by approximately 1,300 Arboretum beginning

in

to Maryville,

hod a heavy population

it

of them, the

he planted a

campus.

campus was home

Shaded

of trees.

to the Missouri State

1993.

An arboretum was a place where trees and plants were grown for educational purposes. Any local Missourian who had considered planting trees in their yard could view mature species of Also, parents

hod

their

who wanted

to

choice before making

their final decision.

an understanding

instill

of nature

in their

children

the choice of viewing easily confused trees here at the University.

"Who would

have thought

that

Northwest Missouri would be the home

of the

Missouri State Arboretum," arboretum coordinator Lezlee Johnson said.

According

to Johnson, the

different species It

was

also used to teach classes

Johnson said they not

do

arboretum was the campus-any one

seen on the 198 acres of campus

well

"We

in

hove

mode an

like

Woody

tree of the

was a member of the

Landscape

and

Plants

effort to plant all kinds of trees,

125

arboretum.

Local Flora.

even ones

that might

northwest Missouri. trees that don't

grow

we grow

that well here, but

them anyway,"

she said. Visitors to the

arboretum could pick up the "Tree

Walk

Booklet" to follow

Tower and Chautauqua-oround campus. The tree guide provided descriptions of each species of tree and maps of each trail. The guide

the three trails-Gaunt,

also explained leaf composition

and arrangement.

Writer Alec Jennings |

The Chautauqua

Designer Brent |

Chappelow

Trail starts near North

Complex and

surrounds the area near Mary Linn Performing Arts Center.

The

trail

was named

eling entertainers photo Marsha Jennings

after the area near

used to

campus where trav-

camp when they visited

Maryville.

clusters of red

autumn that grow progressively dar1<er through the season. The hawthorn was found on the Tower Trail, which started east of Roberta Hall and surrounded the Bell berries in

photo by Marsha Jennings


028 029

H Bell Tower lawn is home to 32 species of trees as *|3f the Tower Trail. The area was the oldest section of Âť unpus.

photo by

Manho Jtnnmgs


'--3-4

'

J

i f f

i i

5ervu

Student teacher, Kelly Mainline, asks a student at Horace Mann Elementary School. The elementary school served as a laboratory classroom for the college students,

photo

fay

Stephanie Bruning

w

^ Fourth grader, Rachel Roush, begins working on her palm pilot. at Horace Mann Elementary School received palm

The students pilots as

second graders,

photo by Stephanie pruning

Student teacher, Rachel Hern, assists fifth grader Lane Hermelink on a project for class. Education majors must complete at least one semester of student teaching in order to graduate, photo fay

Stephanie Brun/ng

A


Educated

on site

Laboratory school offers on-hand learning The

WELL,

of

were what

air, all

PDHi

smell

glue,

sound

the

of

children

squealing and the sight of hands shooting into the

everyday

the student teachers

experienced

classrooms,

As student teachers formulated lesson plans

each day, students

class

learned through a curriculum devised of hands-on activities.

practicum

class

me

tests

around

following classroom

"The kids

try to

you

test

on

on

school's

main

you

student-teacher Sarah

fo

DeLee. "Through classroom

management we handle

which

the

to

we

show

kids

that

their

tests

and are

and

they then

passed

treat

learn

problems,

these

there to teach

respect

us."

Horace Mann was

was

school

only

for

the

campus.

The

priority

was

laboratory

region

four-state

allowed

the

school

University

in

that

students

to interact daily in learning.

allowed students

to

It

observe

the training of teachers while

seasoned teachers and gain

giving children on interactive,

on early connection with

Having

education.

quality

Megan

Shell raises her hand to answer a

question

was and

children

With

students

adopted

the

schedule

Mann

both

but

rare,

on

posted

Mann

the

chalkboard,

looked

any

like

Horace

career path

ordinary

bright future.

showed

how eager

they

hands

were

in

the

experiments,

able

answers from the

student

it

to learn with the

student teachers. Through creative activities informative

air,

teachers

and were

children, contributing

"Our student teacher teaches us a

and we get

lot

to raise

of things

our hands

Trying to understand his assignment, Jackson Ackman from student teacher Sarah DeLee. Ackman was

gets help in

Linda Heelers'

class, photo by Stephanie Rrunmg

them,

if

school

chance

teaching

was

and prepare them

to

the

for

a

Having students and teachers allowed the elementary students create a

bond

to relate to their

teacher and

could hove a positive and

that

productive learning environment,

"Having a student teacher give us both on opportunity to

grader Jessica

education.

that help us learn

for

laboratory

students a

decide

of their seats, with

to their

The

photo

and

jumped out

to pull

Laboratory School,

gave

elementary classroom. However, when the children

just

be teaching.

was one of many students

by Stephanie bruning

well.

rules

classrooms

in class. Shell

attending Horace

the

one day

children they could

campus

elementary kids on

r

if

pretty wild situations,"

preschool through sixth-grade located

see

to

first

said

student-

Mann

elementary

at

some

teacher Kelly Morrison.

Horace

management

the

student

said

fun,"

to

students.

are a real teacher, which can create

kids

and moke

with respect

classroom

the

so long, they

for

and

on

maintain a quiet learning atmosphere,

education

in

because

been

have

of

required

students majoring

also

a student teacher included abiding

involved

because

partly

teachers

such as to

even

lemon water when

learned about the water cycle." Duties of

nr-iually

"Becoming

but

we

"We

said fourth-grader David Steiner.

fun experiments, like tasting

the curriculum, performing evaluations

and taught a 30-minute

was

lot,"

do

Horace Mann Laboratory School

the

in

a

for student, teachers.

hove Lutz.

fun

and

learn,"

"The teacher

is

said

fifth

a student too,

which makes her seem cooler." Writer jTora Adkins Designer jjessica Lovicky

030 031


Stand

apart

Emphasis on quality assurance wins awards. Hin in

and

the darkness, spinning

up, sat three gloss trophies incased

lit

d gloss box on a podium. They were the only things

Administration building at night, but

a culture of

signifying

quality.

modeled from

gJ^The Missouri Quality Award,

^tional

H^e

visible inside the

were known across Missouri as

they

Quality Award,

from leadership

was based on seven and

student

and

Malcolm Baldrige

the

categories. The categories

focus to organizational

staff

^formonce. Every three years, the University was eligible to apply for the award and prepared a 50-page booklet that served as on application Paul Klute, assistant to President Dean Hubbard, said the reason the University received so

"Northwest

is

many awards was because

always say students come

can show

that

^... Klute

said

the

He

said

University.

quality

by

of

its

focus.

"We we practice what we preach. And we showing how we have better success rates." uniquely focused on first,

culture

Klute said.

students,"

Its

but

was something Hubbard brought

Hubbard was one

of the

first

people

opposed

relationship to a service-oriented relationship as

in its

monufoctoring. Because of

the

to

understand

to

to

Klute said other schools looked to the

that,

University to understand quality.

"We were

the

"From there, a

guidance as

to

first

adopter of quality

how

higher education," Klute said.

in

awards looked

of the places that offer

lot

Northwest

at

manufacturing based principles

to tailor

to

for

a service

environment."

The

fact that the University

Klute said, served as

a notion

has

won

three Missouri Quality Awards,

that the students,

which he

"customers," ore satisfied with the product received, which

He

said

because

everyone "I

was

of student satisfaction, the University

truly

don't believe there ore any institutions

multiple awards," Klute said.

apart from

this

in

"So

I

can say

nation that

and back

thot

our culture of quality

think

is

a culture now."

The awards themselves weren't the only recognized.

In

16 schools out of

64 all

applicants, that received of the recognition, the

students rather than staff

"The Quality the state,

assurance

if ,1

Award

not I

triot

way

the University

the application process, the University

board. Klute said

in

education.

set

else.

they've sustained high performance for at least nine years

up with

identified as is

k

in I

and is

a

site visits

award

in

J

.

from the national

faculty.

verification that

I

is

was

of only

particular, affected

Northwest

an even broader prospective," Klute

Norttiwest

was one

I-

.

I

dedicated

1

to

1

its

1

1

the best school

said.

"It

provides

The University's Missouri

Quality

played outside the President's Office

"

students.

Writer Angela Smith I

I

is

^

in

Awards are

dis-

the Administration

^

^

-.j-^ d -rr. Building. The Univensty won three consecutive awards ,

Designer Ashlee Mejio |

1997. 2001 and 2005. photo

6y rreror Ho^es

in


k-ft Guests of the Centennial Cirden dedication enjoy the atmosphere after the rihbon cutting ceremony.

/HVM

Pre^dent

Dean Hubbard

speaks

at

the

statue

unwiling

crri'tMony. p/iotm ty Ttrwy Hdyrs

wenty-four

hours

of

Centennial University celebratior^s Writer

|

Brent

Chappeiow

and

shape weekend.

late night parties

Designer Ashlee Mejia |

from

left.

Photographer Trevor Hayes |

After Winning the Centennial Bowl, 17 to

the

Bearcats raise the Old Hickory Stick at midfleld. Waiting for Safe Ride, up.

Megan

photos by Trevtw Hayes

Igou hugs Katie

Dwyer

to cheer her

032 033


Alumni and

letired faculty

fqr celebrations,

members

campus

flocked to

University's celebration.

dedications and a gridiron face-off Sept.

"They shouldn't have

it

only once every

100

years,'

Gills said

The

weekend

Bowl

Centennial

celebration of the University's

included the Alumni for the

and

ilie

Centennial

Back-to-School

Garden and

battle for the

the

kicked-off

100th year. The Picnic,

dedications

the Centennial

Statue,

The

Half on hour before closing time at the bars, the student;

walked

picnic,

People flowed

by the Alumni Association's

sporisored

who poiticipoted in Committee member Jim Walker

the

said

weekend's

25

to

events.

30

Public Safety

Gills

attended the University after World

in

the 1980s. Gills

to attend the

and

alumni gathering.

^

^ ^ V The Palms became an

especially popular place with

two

town. Students went to theThe Palms for their beer garden atmosphere, ideal for chatting with friends and bars closed

in

dancing, photo by

Trevor

Hayes

War

his

wife returned to

He was pleased

game.

danced and shouted

and out of

the

squad cars patrolled

conversations

Outback as

Maryvillf

the area.

After closing time, bar patrons flooded into the street

On West sat

Fourth Street,

on a porch waiting

for

Megan

Igou and Katie Dv\/ye

Safe Ride to pick them up.

"We've had about 25

II,

then returned to serve as the president of the Board of

in

football

The Palms, where speakers boomec

before heading to after-parties.

retired

professors attended the gathering.

Regents

home

filled

music and people

p.m.

professors

Bob

first

Students

Back-to-School committee, attracted alumni and emeritus

and

the streets of Maryville looking for parlies the nigh

before the

Hickory Stick against Truman State

Univei-Mtv

ÂŤ5:30

12:30 a.m.

fall

festivities

colls

already,"

Safe

responder Matt Young said when the von stopped

campus

up

with the

go."

the

women.

"It's

basically

just

get o phone

Ridi

to pic

call ani

1


/ ^/:'4o

Mike Degraff and Tom

Parkin relax with buddies at Sev-

enth and Filmore streets. Rather than going to a large party, they decided to keep it low key by hanging out and watching people walk up and

/.

down Seventh

Street, photo by Trevor

Haya

/J a. m. 034 035

Headed west on

Fourth Street. Barry Ford, Ntck Talone

and Brian Connel share a few laughs while heading Street Trevor

I

km..

home

The foot traffic from Main thinned when Lucky's and The Pub closed, photo by

after a night out in Maryville.

Hayes


of the festivities during the garden dedication Christine Miller plays along with three others to provide accompaniment for the event. The idea for the garden spavt'ned out of an alumni s Idea and grew into a lasting tribute to

As a part

the University's 100th year, photo

by Trevor Ha^es


0. /}f .

liÂŤ)ms

Garden. His

nial

inti

the

University

celebrati(^B they

"It

was

Hubbard

J.

the third quarter, defensive end Dave Tollefson meets Bulldog run-

back Jeremy Davis at the

line of

while the Bearcat defense held

mpts. photo

3d

b'i

Trevor

scrimmage. Tollefson recorded

Truman

five tack-

a garden

half or

two hours and

I

have

green sheets

of the

spoke about the

to

to

it

once on

the

ribbon

Garden

to

sot

a

summer.

and we stayed

there for

walked around and looked

just

said. "That's the feeling

in

in

centennial

the

the Centennial

visited during the

crowd hushed and turned

Committee,

evolved

tfiat

Deon Hubbard spoke before

Don Beeson, chairman in

planning

Jones Student Union. As the Memorial

music, the

idea

to install

of five residence halls

and compared

Japan he

10 a.m. Two figures draped

W.

tfie

was

the most marvelous experience,

an hour and a it,"

began

Quads," a group

President

in

constructions.

South Complexes.

officials

cutting at the dedication

garden

cement

developed

first

water as

of falling

people gatfiered near

jumped on Snopek's idea and adapted

te "the

University

sound

tfirong of

original plan

or^^^tween North and

small

A

of vibrant flowers surrounding

umnus Bradley Snopek

L ;

U

classical music drifted over the

(

orning sun rose over campus,

at

in this setting."

on a bench Bell

front of the

in

Tower began

view the veiled

to

ploy

statue.

Northwest Foundotion Centennial

statue's

regarding

significance

the

University's history.

to just 26 rushlng-yards on 25

"Our

statue that we're

about

to unveil serves to

remind us of the

Hayes

who have been educated

many thousands

of students

100 years and

the vision of students

in

during the past

the years to come,"

Beeson

said. 1 p.m. More than 6,200 fans piled home game-the Centennial Bowl.

The 'Cats squared Hickory Division

Stick, II

reported

off to

staff

wore red

and

white.

in

1

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be

^i later to push the score to 14-0. photo

L

by Trevor Hayes

the oldest traveling trophy

hots to

donned

first

in

NCAA

uniforms reminiscent of those

to celebrate the centennial,

acknowledge

and

the

coaching

the school's original colors: red

The Bearcats defeated the Bulldogs

for the University since the

a first down, quarterback Josh Lamberson eludes Truman defenAndy Swedenhjelm. Lamberson scored on an eight-yard run two

for the

ogoinst the Truman State Bulldogs for the

University football players

for

Bearcat Stadium

football.

worn by players

ijtackle

into

2003 Truman

Stote

17-0, the

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Homecoming

Variety

The

through time

Travels

2005

show

crew

technical

Homecoming

skits celebrate University Inistory

for

Show

Variety

Mary

al

Performing Arts Center controlled the

Linn

show and

ensured a smooth production

The crew coordinated

made

committees and

sure

Homecoming

with

One crew member,

Michael

of the skits

I'd

and

all

say upwards of

whole week and "And

fraternities

50

strike

sororities

it

Vertoko

not including

and

total

through the

at the end,"

it

that's just us,

and

100 man hours

to

all

olio acts that

remembered a dance they attended

The Alpha Sigma Alpha

the

students

sororities.

were from various

There were also olio

talent acts that didn't involve

Greek

fraternities

acts,

anyone

since I've

been

and

Other

Chi

show

to regain

through

his

traveling

stars.

Bobby Bearcat

featured

100-year-old

Steve

an act

machine,

time

Urkel's

trying

As ihey went

spirit.

they

stopped on a year and reflected what Bobby might have

been doing

at the time.

Sarah Scroggins, of Alpha Sigma Alpha,

more humorous

liked the

we

parts of their act.

hove so many things

Scroggins said.

within

too,"

I

acts

sorority

fraternity in

I've

always wanted

at Northwest,"

got

Broken

Kahre

to

said.

do "I

the

show while

included

the

"100 Years

Sigma

Sigma

with the Delta

at Northwest," so

people could learn about the

history

of the

the Phi

Urkel

The main character, his

Virgil

days

funny

pretty

is

Dodd emceed

Mu Alpha

fraternity

swept

audience member, Chrissie Walter,

enjoyed the creative parts of the show, of

"All

really

I

the

skits

laughed a

entertaining,"

were very lot.

been my

Walter

favorite parts.

the school

spirit

creative

and

The two emcees were

where they "punked" random

students put into

University,

random,"

that are just

each category.

funny,

in."

who teamed up

Jensen, reflected on

"Steve

Rachoel Chose and Daley Kohre,

One something

tried out

do on Oprah show about

which

Rood."

Sigma

to

sorority did

Men's Organization. They

through time with the

system.

One olio act was done by Allison who sang Roscal Flotts' "God Bless the "It's

'70s-style

"The ditzy cheerleaders ore pretty funny;

Most were

Minority

the

chose

through."

and

a

into

donce-o-thon.

the

come

his

Brown

group broke out

the

Their

together and run

love.

in

fell

when

olio acts together.

you combine man hours between people,

to put everything

said.

Vertoko,

look to put

it

they

specifically

with

expressed the number of hours

Marge, ond how

wife.

each act would be

perfect.

"If

Brown reminisced about when he met

Centennial

the

It

said,

"The video

students

was

fun to

and hard work

had see

to of all

of

that all of the

it."

Brown played by Kyle

Writer Kelsey Garrison |

Designer Jessica Lavicky

at the University

I

During a

skit,

members of Alptia Sigma Alpha

decide

Bobby a cheer to help him get his spirit back before Homecoming. The group placed third with their skit about traveling through time to find how Bobby Bearcat came to to give

be the University mascot,

photo by Meredith Currence


Roaring to go.

Sunt

Scrog^m

rr-idy for ttic Honipconiinf; in

a skit that ccntcrrd

on

ganw.

fiiidiii);

p\xfi

Bobby Bearcat

S<:rofy^ii\

Bobby\

took part

spirit,

f^mta bf

Working as stage Zininier

ha/ids,

Kathryn Dorrcll and Paul

move a piano offstage in between

skits.

incorporated singers as a transition between

The show

skits, phoio ty

Merednh Currcncc

Using the theme of "Back to the Future," Chris Little and Kyle Kurtz dance during their skit. The p>erforniance was accompanied by a live band, photo by Alcrt-d/th Currcncc


from

left

Members of

Delta Chi

pelvic

thrust with enthusiasm to impress judges.

The men

learned their dance the night

before the parade and their dancing

skills

managed to pull off Shedrick

with ease.

Collady and the men

of Phi Sigma

K^>

pa dance with other men in their organization. The Phi Sigs showed off many moves including one member jumping into the

Shedrick Gollady and the men Kappa dance with other men in their organization. The Phi Sigs showed off many moves including one member splits.

of Phi Sigma

jumping into the

splits,

photos by Trevor Hayes

Tau Kappa Epsilon University veterans.

created a jalopy

The

fraternity

took

in

tribute to

first

place in

the jalopy category and planned to use the "tank" for their annual car

Olympics,

smash to

raise

pholo by Trevor Hayes

money

for the

SpeciaJ


Homecoming

Pomped p

2005

,

ode allows students omped

connect with community.

to

area high school

floats,

down

ny organizations glided

ade.

lot

of effort put into the

and

parade so they

the

work," Fowler said. "And the

way

of

OS well as the community,

d dedication that

on

campus to

was

put into

said there

parade by

was a

work

into

put

new

in

girls

a

"There

lot

of

put a

lot

Maryville

there than the students," student

Konre said. ie University :

3ing.

And

"It's is

it's

a chance

for

them

to

see

doing and what the students

a chance

for the

school

to

Fowler also said that regardless of

Homecoming were worth "It was a lot of fun just hanging

all

the

emselves out there and the organizations. bto chance

for students to

'ganizotions they're For Greeks, the

arking the

end

the three

I

loved

the

parade was a

in

sigh of

relief,

pomping and

more than 40 hours

prior to the

parade. Sigma

is

it."

the

celebration of the centennial year, the Greeks

the

theme was

everybody

but

and came up with some

hard

really

to

came through good ideas."

really

really

seemed to be a big hit with the community. The streets were lined with families who came from

capturing certain

The ideas ranged from

decades and events

timeline to represent

many

to using

a

important events that

Fowler

that

even though the

said

with

Homecoming game

the

show being more for students, the parade's biggest success was giving the Maryville community o chance to do something and

variety

together with the students.

"The parade brings out the older people, the

and

families it

just

and

the

Fowler sold.

kids,"

little

brings the community together

think

"I

some more

everyone enjoy something together."

lets

Designer |Ashlee Mejia

Writer Angelo Smith

at the University.

Kahre said

community as well as surrounding

areas.

and other organizations were worried about

happened

of creativity with the floots,"

lot like

"I felt

work around,

"And then

said.

Homecoming theme being

the repeat of float ideas.

of long nights of

weeks

of the

in."

once practice. They put I

be proud

and goofing around," she

With

said.

the Maryville

out with the

seeing the float and seeing what you've done

amazing,

parade ended up being a success.

was a

Despite the cold temperatures, the parade

hard work, the outcome and the experience of

girls

Kahre

it."

if.

see more of the

I

the

difficult,

the Greeks.

"The actives started, before recruitment even started,

sororities

s,

Koppo member Megan Fowler

onnuol

ets of Maryville in the

d the parade as a

ession

I

theme was from

left:

Alpha Sigma Alpha and

Chi created their 1980s. The

Delta

rloat in tribute to

two groups

prevailed

the

in finishing

their float after a sabotage that occurred

two weeks before Homecoming. The Delta

Zeta and

flects

Phi Delta

the football championships.

float re-

The

float

in

competition.

Sigma Kappa and

and took tive first

first

took

the highly competitive float

second place

worked together

i

Theta

the history of the University, including

Phi

as a dual sorority

Mu

team

place in the highly competi-

competition. The sorority team v/as the of

its

kind,

p/iotos by

Trwoe

Haya

044 045


Homecoming

Airborne a'sertion

2005

Homecoming The Bearcats came needing o win

keep

to

The 'Cats did

just

Homecoming game

into the

playoff

their

that with

hopes

home

to

Washburn,

losses on the season. Another

'Cats

would probably

slay

378 yards and

giving the 'Cats

two

would mean

the

loss

home

Omon

yards and a touchdown.

line

on

fourth

38

for

yard

Smith.

I

figured

I

would

stuff

one from

actually took that

for

game was

Omon

also

The defensive

each by Dove

hod a career

high

success had been the

dive over the offensive to

go, on a drive late

had the

Priest

pulled within three.

line,"

Omon

said.

line

to

do

lined

up assuming

by the coaches led

one

same

year

all

trick play.

expect from

The recipe

plays.

when

After an outstading performace quarterback Josh Lamberson accepts the Don Black Award for most valuable player of the homecoming game from the award

establisher

George

in

the 'Cats

for

had

You got

Omon

for

we would

it

was a

could not have been happier with

answered whether

it

his

MIAA

Week, pholo by

Player of the

would get

the boll again, to tight

was

end

We were going

to

go

for

said. it

so

Trevor

team

team's

effort in the

win and

that

he

all-time,

For his efforts,

Hayes

Tjeersmo and Lamberson soid that

win the

were

stuff like that." in

into

all-purpose yards

list

passing yards first

place on

with 6,

233

all-

Lamberson received the Don Black

Who

answer, did," Tjeersmo said. "Today whichever group had to

do

ever had to it,

the eleven

to the

Homecoming game's most

Homecoming

"A

alive

was a

great offensive effort by the

lot

of credit icing

goes on

Lamberson hod worked harder

King crown than he did the

was much more

"it's just

it

jokingly said that

Lamberson said the award was

said,

efforts.

offense or defense.

see some

that stuff

We

valuable player.

hopes

there." total

for that.

purpose yards.

whole team and Tjeersmo

punt.

be ready

to

Lamberson's efforts also earned a nomination for

a 35-yard touchdown pass

a fake

to pin our ears bock.

where you throw

a gome. Josh Lamberson moved

Northwest's

Nathan.

been able

addition to having a career high

In

it."

ice.

people out

Tjeersmo also said that

trick

of those things

focused and knew

a tough decision," head coach Mel Tjeerdsmo

better put our regular

"We

to

game on

"Some people were lobbying

we

myself have

out the window.

(Holmes) and Emmit

me

and

award, which went

"That's really not

their

to

game we've been successful defensively; down the run," Tollefson said. "The defensive

shut

"It's just

"I

three.

coll

knew what

every

"In

we've

in

down situation. The 'Cats needed two yards for the first down from the Central 35 yord-line and less than a minute to go in the gome leading by

Peterson, putting the

two

sacks, including

a pass on a

off

Tollefson said the defense

and

six

and Ryan Waters. Linebacker

Jored Erspamer also picked

Central's offense

another fourth

a gutsy

day

racked up

Tollefson

123

The 'Cats converted and found themselves facing

Mike

line

all

just

line

and harassing Central

stuffing the run

for

over the top, and one of the coaches told

but

good day

hod

could at least get a yard by jumping

The Central defense

and being

game. The defensive

for the entire

Quarterback Toby Korrodi

o career

rushed

about,

all

also the defense's ability to hold Central to

19 rushing yards

112 yards and a

for

is

good game.

was a

down and a

figured they

big key to the

yards.

biggest run

the fourth quarter after Central "I

got the job done. That's what football

three touchdowns. Senior receiver

touchdown. Running back Xavier

Omon's

A

field

playoff pusln.

in

football team."

during the playoffs.

Andre Rector hod seven catches

seven catches

a good

about a

thinking

Quarterback Josh Lamberson passed high

guys on the

a 31-21 win against the Central Mules-

The previous week was spent tough loss at

against Central Missouri

alive.

win cntical

to

nice, but

to

Don Black award.

a win and keeping the playoff

important.

my wide

the cake, but

have worked so hard over any

I'll

receivers

tight

a victory

end," Lamberson for

our guys

who

individual accolades."

Writer Dennis Sharkey \

and my

definitely take

Designer Brent |

Choppelow

I


Wrapped up by Central free safety Kendal Ricketts, running back Xavier Omon chums for a few extra yards on a run. Omon carried the

123 yards with a touchdown and caught a career high

As the signal dzone

is

by Trevor Hayes

given tight

end Mike Peterson

for the final score of the

game

10. Peterson caught three passes for

sacks Central quaterback

"1

nan Kyle I

KaJser.

Toby Korrodi with the help of The Bearcat defense caused six sacks for a

of 42 yards which contributed to Central

jnls.

photo 6y Trevor Hoyes

s

19 total rushing

struts into the en-

to put the Cats

70 yards including

touchdown from quarterback Josh Lamberson.

C the last play of the third quarter, linebacker Ben Har-

tt

ball for

seven passes, photo

on top by his

35-yard

photo by Trevor Hayes


Worldwidewelcome community accepting of other

internotionol students find Flags billowed

represented

in

wind as various colors were

the

in

cultures.

native clothing.

The International Flag Raising held each Walkout Day brought students and faculty together

celebrate the

to

heritages of countries represented at the University.

The

plaza has held the event since

flag

opening

its

eight years ago.

"We encourage

and gel someone to raise the is no one from that country

diversity

flog of another country

if

there

Gulshan Lakhani

to raise the flag,"

said.

were

Invitations for the event

and

sent out to faculty

who embraced the cultures. The students who raised the flags

students

to

do

international students at the event said they

felt

volunteered

so.

Many honored

to raise their country's flag.

realize that

"I

am a member of this University and it's we do and each country is coming

I

a good thing thot

it

Tomoko Kogo said. Coming together and uniting

together,"

became

one

as

a

hospitable event for the students. feel

"I

there's

proud and

it

feels

good

see a flog here.

to

feel

I

people are so homely and welcoming,"

diversity and

Gloria Pondav said.

Students' outreach leads to higher education The

enough

stress of for

applying

for

college and wondering about getting

average high school

the

but imagine doing

senior,

was tough

in

for

it

another

lotolly

encourage people

to study

is

meeting people

abroad even

if

it's ju

exchange program because

You, of Korea, decided to use the foreign

she always wanted different country,

to study

abroad. Before she could even

however, she had

to

think

about studying

out the necessary forms

fill

and hove

in

her

approved.

visa

had

"I

a

"I

a semester and meeting people and getting confidence."

country.

Hana

"The most beautiful parts of being an exchange student everywhere," You said.

lot

to

of work.

fill

out financial statements for

It's

so annoying and

it

interview at the U.S. Embassy, which

She also said

the

costs is in

whole process

$20,000

a

lot

of

You

Visa,"

1

said. to

"It"'

do

ai

the capital city of Korea."

of

filling

out

You began her exchange student experience to

F

and we hove

too,

paperwork and completing

the

$300.

interviews cost nearly

much she wanted

get an

to

money

do

it

again.

in

She heard about

Canada and

said she loved

it

so

exchange program here and

the

chose Northwest. International students don't

have

pay Northwest

to

tuition,

they

pay

the tuition fee

of their country.

She paid approximately $3,000 per semester

exchange

go

to

University as

to the

on

student.

After finishing her

exchange program

at Northwest, she

decided

to return

as a

graduate student and get her Master of Business Administration. "I

was

afraid of getting

English Literature degree, I'm

a graduate

assistant

You said her

overall

a

job-l thought

I

was

and thought would be it

I

and

that

pays

experience

al

for

my

not ready yet," belter

school

if

I

got on

You

said.

"I

hove on

M.B.A degree, and

and get paid I

Northwest was a good one.

too."

Representing her country. International stu< Hana You stands in front of the South Korean You chose to take advantage of the foreign exch program and to return to the University to ge master's, pholo by Meredith Cunence

<

i

g'

e


Acommon

past time brings together a diverse commur^ity

Irmon Kokboga and Beyza Aydar prepare to

A

raite the

and grassy

soccei ball

urkish flag with the aisiitance of fellow international stu-

students of

Culshan Lakhani. Raising international flags in salute represented countries was unique experience for both

f

and spectators.

arCicipants

f>l*oto

OS one.

by Man}ta jmivngi

iternot/ona/ student, Yosua Gunawan, holds the soccer all the international students use to play. Sano and many ther students enjoyed playing soccer

iroughout the year,

University

iDm

countries

AmeriroM students chose

on Friday afternoons

Sano

like

Mexico,

Nigeria,

"If

China and Ecuodor as well as many

l^iitjuiia,

While

game."

official

together to ploy

>_..,^

Students

I

molivaled the

fields

come

all nationalities to

ent,

gtoy^/ing

up

to

go

and

it,

soccer learn at the

to get involved.

here of course

would

I

a

but there's only

I'd try,

like

team,"

girls

said.

The

native countries, several

wos a

there

if

was a team

there for

Sano

to participate.

in their

said

he would be sure

attempted to get

international students

into

p/wto by Mo/s/wyÂŤtning5

Bdents vi/e|Rxposed M

i

cxjia

1

to or

played soccer.

Eyo said he had been playing

'ig

walk and

lorely

7th

in

since he

to join the

grade began playing

grew up

I

so

I've

Shuhei living in

Sano

past

said.

a young

child.

expressed

between

differences

home

only three substitutes for the whole

game,

"No

restriction

kind of weird

it's

on how many add

because

I'm not

used

for

to

just

went out and

stretching out.

American

in

Sano

me

join

said.

lot

of international students as

students,

enjoy

"I

it

and encouraged

the U.S.

play with them each week.

I

some world cup going on

but here

ins,

countries than

Since there ore a

well as

you con change as many times as you want," Eyo said,

in their

"

you have

the official rules

time they ployed soccer for fun or

American students

Nigerian soccer and American soccer.

"Soccer back

the

Eyo and Sano said soccer was a more popular sport

some

between

the differences

played without warming up or

to get involved.

Eyo

league.

whereas Americans

competition,

Japan he

to the U.S. from

each

out before

His fovorite

baseball, but he said he loved soccer too

and when he come back decided

that's the favorite

a

but plan

way Japanese people prepared to play soccer and how Americans played soccer. He explained that they warmed up and stretched

said he discovered soccer while

the United States as

was

sport

Nigerio and

in

always played soccer," Eyo

2006

fall

Sano compared

I'lolie.

lime,

enough

club league, but didn't register early

a

lot.

I

hove a

kind of

in

feeling of

Moryville every week,"

hope a

lot

more people

us"

to playing like

that.

"Bosically,

the

because

way we would

we

ploy.

Imagine arriving at a country where you had a negative perception of the

letter

we

play

have never played an

048 049

changes through educational journey

isiglit

eeple

are international

We

living

and on top

(here

of

oil

of

your parents sent you there

it,

to

get a

hod

to

walk

in

professors, but that they

At

home you

could

just

Another surprise

went through Andhyko Soemorsono's head. He was Indonesia

iternotional student from

'When

"The American students were trained

it

to

his to

ficon students wouldn't accept him as I

entered the USA,

IOC problems with Visa issuance,"

was

it

my Visa and

Soemorsono

ere not that friendly and

a "normal"

not that

sold.

maybe

"When

they

to

also

I

had an adjustment period

his

of foreign

to.

first,

I

hod

aching,"

with the lecturer, but after

in their

got a sense

Soemorsono

Along with the Dticed

all

donesian

Among ore

difficulty

I

way

to

their

between

were

the

American and

that the students

opinions.

He

were

also noted that

showed sympothy toward one another

in

difficult

People here ore supportive to each other, but bock don't get that support that much,"

He

in

Moryville, he found

There was not much to

being

be

in

go

to

do

to adjust

including

as well as any

to

he

States

Reflecting on his experiences in America, Andhyka Soemarsono sits in a stairwell. Soemarsono's opinion of American students changed because they

were

friendlier

home

said.

also pointed out that the students here

here

for

realized he

America

is

to get

more. This

spoke

of our culture,"

town was hard

for

were closer

to there

than he expected,

p/ioto by Trevor

Hoym

is

Soemarsono

while,

the

United

on education and

to study

to

the perfect place to study," said. Writer

j

Kelsey Garrison

Designer Brent CInappelow |

a

was supposed

higher education.

"My purpose going

Soemorsono

luotions.

e

arriving

Soemarsono

of

cultures.

just

because

don't soy our opinion that

small

After

talked

I

of their

with his professors,

the things he noticed

in

kind of entertainment or even something

said.

the key differences

open and

e people

office

speak

to

as simple as public transportation.

difficulty

them personally

when

with his professors

-

schooling.

and

opinions

public

shopping molls

began 'At

in

"We

When that the

eople."

He

their

freely."

first

got here people

were aware

speak

he said

would postpone

I

express

public. International students are too shy

student.

easy because

they said they

presented

themselves well.

was always Soemorsono's parents come here and get o better education. loemarsono was not sure how the students would perceive international student. He had held the perception that ince high school,

m and

Soemarsono was

to

generally

students

the

that

2005.

the spring of

in

meet with them,

to

it

education.

This

e

moke an appointment would be OK.

and


corners An exploration

of

uncomnnon

sigh

Old copies of Tower Yearbook line the shelves on the second level of the Stacks located in Wells Hall. The stacks also held old broadcast equipment, albums and computers for the Department of Mass Communication. The Stacks were hot in the winter because the bottom level housed the boiler room for the academic building,

photo by Meredith Currence

The sidewalks surrounding the Bell Tower branch off in many directions to allow students easy access to buildings in the area. The sidewalk from the presidents house to the Administration Building was the first sidewalk constructed on campus. President Dean Hubbard, just as all presidents before him, walked the path to his

office, photo by Meredith Corrence

Accessed from the second floor of Wells Hall, the Stacks contain old issues of the Northwest Missourian among other archived materials. The Stacks occupied four levels of Wells Hall, which used to be the campus library. A dumb waiter, a device used to move books from floor to floor, was originally used to help shelve books,

photo by Meredith Currence

,

I


ent/y renovate** In 2003, Bearcat Stadium sits nestled amanj other campus buildsuch as the Recreation Center. South Complex and Mary Linn Performing Arts Cen-

Seen from the roof of the Administration Building, the sports complex stood out other sites, photo by Mtrcdith Currcnce

1

The w/ndtocfc for the

life team stirs In the breexe. The and the public was not allowed on the run. the hangar. The airport was located southwest of campus, p/iow

airport

was a

way or

in

air

evacuation

restricted area,

by fir^dgelte Rcrry

\ ÂŤC

1

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/ '"- w*i

Privately owned airplanes make their home at the Northwest Missouri Regional Airport. Private owners kept their planes there for future use. It was also the home of the University's plane, Bearcat 1. photo by Bndgette berrf


One of the

prized plants of woricers and students,

an orchid blooms Garrett-Strong.

in

The

the green house located behind orchid

was one of many

plants

that could be found in the building. Other plants

cluded

cacti, ferns

in-

and a b

A

eye view from the top of Franken Hall shows a good perspective on th campus water tower. The water tower was located on the north side of ca| behind Garrett-Strong and was rumored to be the home of the mascot, Bobby Be bird's

of the

pholo by Meredith Currence


An uncommon view

from the top of Franken HaN,

provides students with a view of MiHikan Hall. Residence halls

provided several options for students wanting to

live

on campus; including two person rooms, two and four per^ son suites, and two and four person apartments, phoio by Mtrfdilh Currence

Surrounded by greenery, an aisle full of blooming plants in the greenhouse helps provide learning opportunities to studenb and graduate students. The greenhouse was a home for

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native plants of Missouri as well as plants that

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in a new order at A&G Restaurant, Bar and Karena Hawkins double checks to make sure the information is entered correctly. Hawkins said she could

Typing

Grill,

make up

to

$80 a night

in tips, photo by Meredith Currence

Checking off a completed

task, Julie Alley looks for

other tasks she needs to complete on the

list

of duties

at the Mandarin. Alley said she looked forward to going to

work because of its fun and

photo by Meredith Currence

friendly atmosphere.


xpenses udents seek off As her rts

ron

campus employment

dressed up

friends

and tank

.

to

go

out

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in

she slipped on her uniform and

lops,

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dents

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bill

work

lo

costs

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Julie

depend more pay tuition, rent and

Alley,

herself for

waitress

a

ey

insisted that

money

better

/

Mandarin

only

even though she did not have

for herself,

good

having a job

made

her

to

be able

to soy, 'ysah,

paid

better !c

my whole pay

for

life,

your

so I'm used

own

stuff."

to

it.

It

just

to

"It

know

Bar and

job

more responsible and had met a

felt

through working at

of friends

Grill,

A&G

lot

Restaurant,

she said she missed out on a

lot

she said. "But

work

feel

more

like

an

adult,"

work weekends and sometimes

I

than

later

I

wont and

it

cuts out

of my friends. also worked weekend ond missed out on most all

I

I

on time with

Homecoming of the football

games."

Most

agreed

students

was

who wanted

difficult

a

job

that

makes

and

the

apartment. beneficial

number

of

Geren

work

a company based t-shirts for

Geren

in

with the ratio of students

available. This problem led Brett

Graphics,

a job

finding

or

at

the University, from his

said having

and gave him a

to

a job was very

better understanding of

money-

me how a

isn't

lot

of

lot

a dollar goes.

far

and you have

money

to live

were a step ahead to

pay

for

of those

who

money

will

better

in life.

and

that they

differently than those

you work, people don't look

you're a spoiled

mommy and

oil

little

brat

who

daddy," Alley

who did who do. at

you

like

054

said.

Geren and Hawkins agreed working through school helped a

lot

in

learning

how

to

manage

time.

"Working mokes you balance a workload

for

money and an academic workload," Geren said. "It's a good tool to carry on to the real world." Writer Angela Smith

Designer |Ashlee Mejio

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Stirring the

sold

the value of

carry on a better work ethic

Alley also noted that those

work were seen

felt

did not work

any expenses. They

who do work know

from

I

work

comfortably,"

that those people

later

to

said.

have

jobs

out of Kansas

$100

Geren, Alley and Hawkins agreed

"If

Moryville

City that

Geren they

"Working mokes me

has showed that

hard and moke a

of

important school events.

AMC I

through college," Alley said. "I've paid

everything jls

The

knowing she was independent.

feels

way

at

money she got to keep spending money was half of her tips.

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to

expenses.

itouront, said the

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through

pushing

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tuition,

students

d other fees,

their

the

at

was positive,

Karena hiawkins. Even though she

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While some students never worried about lying

finance education and living expenses.

to

know many p/iolo by

Maryville citizens while working at

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of those,

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in

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the Kansas City area.

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only

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heated focus-to tear

down

role

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in

day's

of

the

day

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come it

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where

more than

it's

Logon Gollowoy, president

Ground.

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such a big

just

of

one day,"

Common

need a constant reminder

of this

said.

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with the day's

on the shoulo

to

support

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ridiculous.

out of

this.

Galloway proposed

aloil

need

Everyone shd

pass out ribbons and make

signs."

the idea of free

and hoped

testing for future year's

the Hie

Center would agree.

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While Galloway was happy

left

GLBT community

Galloway

to

be

shouldn't

epidemic

estimated 40.3 million people worldwide by

November 2005.

"This

make a bigger deal

itself.

ta'

port.

University

walls of silence,

Cet

and other organizations should also hove

wont

said

epidemic

to

was

University, the hleolth

stigma and discrimination that surrounded the

deal, that

World AIDS Day.

and transgender

the gay, lesbian, bisexual

he said the

effort,

Ground, comprised of students

organization

everydayHJ

in

in

(GLBT)

ns read:

state of Missouri

marked World AIDS Day.

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facts,

epidemic and speaking

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halls f

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linor ihl

classes

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fall.

Galloway

do more.

to

Joway

to

show

to

this is

done

similar signs,"

said. "As college students,

^statistics

show

us everything.

us these statistics

a problem, no one

is

If

we

rely

they're not

and recognize going

to take

1'oung Democrats,

a

political

organization

ahead.

;

Kit

students Isn't

it

agree

with

lowoy. j'A lot of

think this

is

a problem

it

comes

"Because a

numbers, for this

we

lot

as an

day, for our

to sexual health issues.

point to help as

many people as we

home"

yet.

said it's

it

just

wasn't that the students

something that hadn't

She also said

this

issue

"hit

was tough

small organization to educate.

for

talk

so generally about the issue of sexual health.

This serious topic shouldn't

be so

Dowman and Galloway hod a

right to

know

"I

general."'

agreed, students

the sexual health statistics

on campus, whether good

image and

Dowman

for the

University's

publicity, or not.

believe,

statistically,

severe problem with

hi IV

we or

compared

to other schools, or that information

would be

ovoilable,"

Galloway

said. "To rely

this

solely

on programs and pamphlets

active

enough approach

"You tend

for

"I

to

loose sight on issues

know we can

condoms, but

oil

go

to the

that doesn't

like

Health Center

mean we

should

hove a

must

STDs on campus

when they're not talked about enough," Dowman said.

people don't

do more

should

when

issues

said.

in

con?"

Dowmon, Young Democrat

said she couldn't help but

Dowman

people do see

didn't care,

'campus, planned to be another key voice 'ears

that's sod,"

institution

it

iousiy.

;''etary,

and of

'Northwest should hove

ng

said they

to the

is

not on

problem."

Writer Riley Huskey |

Designer Brittony Zegers |


Famous

for her performances on Comi comdian Margaret Cho visited the lA versity in October as a stop on her 'Assassin" m Central,

'

Student Activities Council sponsored the that was presented by Trevor Hayes

Varied

entertainment Student Activities Council brings new events and concerts Players sat

card

to

in

anticipation waiting for the next

be shown so they could place

The Student

Activities

Casino Night Nov. variety of

games

like

15

Council put on Fantasy for

ploy a

students to

Texas Hold 'em, Roulette and

Jeremiah Lawson, Activities, said there

Campus

assistant director of

was a

big interest from students

cards

was a strong interest seemed like a good idea as Northwest. "There

in

It

interest from the students,"

Lowson

it's

Mclnvale

this

liked

said.

"And

money and still SAC was able to because

for the

to drive to St

losing

of the

far

2005.

for the fee

proposal

was

taken to the Student

much debate,

After

was passed,

could hold events such as the casino casino

the

so the University

night,

night.

SAC

put

on

numerous other events throughout the semester such as country singer, Chris Cagle, Margaret

Lawson said they determine what

as

from the students on the committee of SAC.

"We do that

the

this stuff

people under

21,

Joe and worry about

this

event and

According

many

newly approved $35 student

and hove

the

not

said.

Lawson, the fee received a

to

In

up with what

had here on campus before," Lawson

good

response.

The funding

get the experience." put on

SAC come

bring

to

and also

surveys for the students,

committee members on

they think the students would enjoy

event to the school.

really cool thai they bring

they don't have

others

the fee

early

at

said.

Student Pat Mclnvale said he University brought think

In

Cho's comedy show and the skydiving simulation.

for the event.

"I

Senate

Along with the

Blackjack,

In,"

activities fee.

Lawson said

their bet.

to students.

students

due

to

for the fee It

Writer Kelsey Garrison |

In his

October

was brought

being added

in

Designer Paulo Eldred j

his

concert, Chris Cagle performed several of his hits

each

set,

forthcoming CD entided Anywhere But Here.

from

by the

to the tuition.

'

Cagle would express

and memories from

his

"

In

between

some memories of recording his songs

childhood, photo

by Trevor Hoyes

Common

Ground,

a

pho


Disgusted at his last

head

in his

card,

his

cards.Tyler Gilleland holds

hands after Maria Mabe turned

his

making him go bust during a game of

Black Jack at the Fantasy Casino. Roulette, Texas

Hold'em and an oxygen bar were sino goers, photo by Trevor

Not

available to ca-

Haya

Qt 2Y, Thai Quinn askes to be

hit

during a

game of Black Jack at the Fantasy Casino. Quinn won a DVD while at the casino from the periodic raffle

drawings during the night,

pfioio by Trevor Haytis

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Measuresfor success employement performance.

Training program enhances student Learning

daily

skills for

were

opportunities

and

life

future

participating

in tfie

lewly formed Student Employment Program.

tompus

gain

to

and knowledge

skills

Campus Jniversity's

Radio

the opportunity to put the training

take those

"I

Human

skills

and

something adaptable

can

I

them

turn

to myself,"

into

she said. Ridnour helped

tfie

the

National Public

KRNW were several

of

the

tfie

programs would

departments on campus

be more

student-

chosen

oriented

in

to participate

the

in

compared

program.

be

invited

order

in

wage

for

the

employment program

who was

to

expressed her

and

of students

department

Checking the

in

call sheet. Matt Young looks for

location to pick people

see

ers, offered

eligible.

up for Safe

Ride. Young, like

next

his

many

"They are benefiting themselves

aspect

that

it's

their current

in

employees and

to better

a professional or personal

While students were only required training sessions, eight opportunities

to attend three

were given a

to

said.

accepted questions and encouraged

ask questions and they wanted you

know

to

the

she acquired

skills

Many

training

in

to

use

the future.

of the students at the University learned

and knowledge

skills

the future

December and hoped

in

in their

portfolios

themselves for

to better

They had a chance

and

to display to

some

of their

apply the

skills for

hoped

see the

their careers.

semester.

The program developed

management

after the

office

were

Ridnour explained

how

2005 and

in

satisfied

approximately

60

completed the program. They added 50 this trimester.

out to

in

students

to

75

she

time

and

to

to

see

if

it

turned

quality program.

be "I

nearly 115 students

how

progrom progress through

with opportunities.

The program brought the spring of

human

and a marketing

research class conducted surveys on

students

definitely

everything you can."

these

the workplace.

students

you

who

programs on, and very excited," Janes

Jones graduated

sessions which ranged from personal finance to ethics

resources

"They

we're offering," McLoin said.

Participating students attended several training

in

workplace

"They were very energetic, the people

be more

productive employees.

themselves, whether

the

program.

helped students

put the

belter

harassment

the sexual in

believed the program would

become

of

program, as well as

oth-

to work for Safe Ride for $6 per hour photo by Trevor

Hayes

Student Employment

like

the business etiquette

coordinator Paula McLain

positions to

She

beneficial.

rotes of the students,

number

their

also found the

They tested

the types of positions

fall

Theresa Janes

employees

to participate.

the

to the

2005.

spring of

The departments must

their student

in

program selection

process and believed

KXCV/

station,

of

sessions on her resume.

for tfieir future

Safety, Financial Assistance,

and

and

increase

Dbs or personal experiences.

llesources

for

Ridnour explained that she liked the pay

hieidi

outlet

on

certain departments

in

reasons

similar

program and took advantage

the

in

the training sessions.

The Student Employment Program was an students working

3r

The students involved hod

employment

students learned

tfiings

think

we

differences of

ore shortening the

staff

more professionalism

and

to the

Writer Kelsey Garrison |

gap

betv\/een the

student employees, bringing

workplace," Ridnour said.

Designer Ashlee Mejia |


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Hard at work, Theresa Janes files books to their es at Owens Library. Janes worked at the library she graduated

in

December

staff.

until

Photo by Enc Shafer

Reading the news, Mark Calcote executive

plac-

serves on the

X106

Calcote spent many hours working

in

the studio as the head of radio news, photo by Enc Shafer


Emily English creates Napoleon Dynamite draw. Alpha Sigma Alpha took

Week,

The

women

of Sigma Kappa dance

to a medley of songs.

the words of well-known songs to pertain to the

throughout the

year, photo by Mike Dye

activities

The

th^

girls

changed

participated in

Phi

first

in

the Greek

Week chal

place in the competition for Gree

photo by Mike Dye

Mu sorority members show off their moves to a packed audience. The g

took

first

place in

Greek Song, photo by Mike Dye


Unsure

future

Greek Week cut short after Theto's performance. The

Week came

Greek

future of

Greek Sing was stopped except

under

and

early

\\r\e

were on

activities

University officials

from

summer and

changes needed

to

to

Greek fall

in

Director

"very unlikely" the

meet with community

what

discuss

to

be mode

Campus

of

other committee

the

for

next

Week

Bryon

Activities,

leoders and several

members

cut the

week

short

a group called Theta began a "sound-

after

viewed as

Greek

wfien

activities,

2006.

activities.

VonOsdale, Greek

off,"

planned the

was

it

would be discontinued

representatives

year's

14,

horizon, vice president of

tfie

Student Affairs, Kent Porterfield soid

during the

April

Greek Awards, were cancelled.

for ifie

But while cficnges

week's

fire

weekend's

distasteful

Sing. Theta

by organizers during

wos comprised

from each of the fraternities

campus, and was

initially

and

of

members

sororities

started as a

way

on

m

to

Greek community. Greek Sing was

unify the

a culmination of events viewed os containing unseemly actions, from some members of the group, by University officials.

"We thing,"

felt

that

due

VanOsdale

to the actions of

said.

not congruent with the values of the

needed

be some type of retribution member Jeff Harp believed

to

Theta

a few,

that

it

was

"(Theto's actions during the

the best

week)

is

Greek organizations. There for

what happened."

officials

were misguided

in

attempt to solve the problem.

their

was a huge oveueoction," fHorp said. "We were basically mess up and to watch ourself," he said. "There were no swear words or profanity (in the Theta song during Greek Sing). "It

told not to

While no lyrics

profanity

showed

was used

during Theto's song, a

references to drug use, alcohol abuse

innuendoes. The Greek

Week

copy of the and sexual

committee suggested cleaning the


I

Pa red Couples find

"

together

living

most students moving

difficult

same

another person of the

living with

to for

the pad

in

i

but rewarding.

sex took time to get adjusted

into college, but

co-ed

living

was a

adjustment.

a person of the opposite sex led

Living with

college often lived with

in

relationship-which Eric

and

was

the decision to "It's

been

like living

case

for

many couples

move

high school, so

in

it

seemed

pretty easy," Fran said.

"We

Eric

it

prepared them

Iselys said that living with

is

Students

were

in

and

then married.

when

get along perfectly

they

fine;

going

living

for real

made

it's

kind

forced a person to

grow

was

another person gave them a real sense of

was

just

me, and moving

in

Jones dated

for

Shortly after

moving

into

a residence

together

I

it's

different than

Cuddly couple, Fran and Eric together. The two also shared with a close friend, photo

Isley

their

in

together Jones proposed to Newlon, by catching

was getting ready for work and "I came in from my literature class and was playing "This Swear," by 98 Degrees, which is the song wont to walk down the aisle to," Newlon said. "Then he kept telling me he loved me, and then got down on one knee and proposed." Despite the relationship being strong, Newlon expressed that the stress I

hall.

level

increased after moving

been o

you hove

to drive

in

with Jones.

Newlon

bit stressful,"

and you have

Jones said different things other's

"Living from

you

a dorm room, and

little

to

said. "You're not

on campus, so

because

the off-campus

walk

further

students are parked further away."

There

high school,

I

I

and each

know your roommate. "When lived at home in

moving

was Christian Newlon and Matt how the other lives. Newlon and moved in with one another.

lived together

getting used to

two years before they

he

I

similar to

kind of interesting," Eric said.

were slowly

"It's

to react to things." it

the other person lived."

who

Jones. They

life.

was and what they brought to the relationship. when didn't know him," Fran said, "I know

said he thought

how

her off guard after she got out of classes.

at the University,

natural

see

start to

Another couple

a

the adjustment period of getting to

"It's it

and

can't really imagine a time

how he was

bills

the other person

"I

life.

they

together.

in

FHowever, the couple also said that co-ed

who

if

with your best friend."

up by paying The

to transitions in

of the opposite sex

Fran Isley lived together for nearly three years

They knew each other

of

the

someone

you

different

think,"

keep up

way

dorms

like attitude,

to outside the

Jones said. "You hove

with

it;

you

definitely

the

way

hove

to

dorms work,

is

go

a

lot

more

to school,

be done

responsibility than

pay

the

bills

and

to monitor yourself."

Writer Kelsey Garrison |

things should

changed.

of thinking

Designer Trevor FHayes j

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by Eric Shafer

Fran and Eric Isley play with their dog as it unexpectedly jumps on their laps. The couple dated for several years before they married this past summer, photo by Eric Shafer

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looks down on the clothes that need Newlon have dated since high school, although they attended different

Matt Jones

to be folded. Jones and Christian high schools, photo by ÂŁnc Shafer

A^Ott Jones and Christian Newlon share a

moment

with their cat. The couple got engaged this past

fall.


Following Japanese tradition, before every meal Mikki Uemura lightiy claps her hands, bows her head and says, "Itadaki-masu." Shinto and Buddhism were intertwined into Japanese lives so it was hard to dearly distinguish between tradition and religion, photo by Marsha jenmngs

Reciting mantras to concentrate on their Hindu gods before eating meal in the morning is a typical practice of Indian students. Out of several Hindu gods, Hanuman was focused on as the god that embodtheir

ied strength, photo

tyy

Buddhist meditation he

burned

Far a way the

2.8

key for graduate student King

refrained

from thirty-three precepts,

percent of international

students

in

interested

in

love with her boyfriend,

She said

of the customs

ond

her own,

brought with them.

among the plethora of Christian opportunities on campus, many students, like the ones mentioned

her

below, found themselves relying on

that

Lost

encouragement

the

to their

self-discipline

of like believers to stay true

ways.

filled

and preparing

Uemura

lightly

Japanese

rice

evening

meal,

Mikki

clapped her hands together and

whispered "Itadoki-mosu." "It is

a meal

basically a Buddhist phrase you say before

that

means thank you

for the food,"

from Japan,

Uemura

international

said she

business

became

major

increasingly

Christian.

different than

to explore the customs of

said people often overlooked the fact

everyday

religious, but

had no

set

like

rituals

Buddhism and Shintoism,

came

from

how

she

was

raised.

Taking her

last bite,

she returned her

chopsticks into the hashi-oki holder light

clop of the

began

hands,

she

and

wooden

with another

bowed

her

head,

process, counting

the meditation

very slowly according to

"Meditation concentrate and "That

She also said most Japanese customs are

easier

way can I

and

and

He

air.

path,

a process

one's

life,

to

was what

I

i

sti!

in

rid

Kwan

of desires

and e

campus and

Moryville to worship

With the few

(

kept him motivated, since

Buddhists were actually on not a temple

circul

four elements:

individuals

who

said that others felt

there

at.

represents

gave

their opi

they really didn't

i

his religion.

legs crossed,

tongue pressed

that

said following the eigh

get

about Hinduism, but he

his

cbili'

Kwan

mind,"

was what

balance the

to

thanking a higher entity for the food.

chi circulation to help his

my

my knowledge

religion,

oo

gain the

to

explained that chi

around the body fire

breathing.

also clears

recall

nun

faster."

Kwan water,

it

his

me

helps

whispering "Gochisou-samadeshilta," once again,

With

A sophomore

falling in

country.

Uemura

said.

Wesley Hardee, a

Japanese people were

religion.

the room. After setting the

her

and

were completely

and she wanted

Uemura

but the

of Teriyaki chicken,

and green beans table

home

his beliefs

derived from religions

GO The aroma

photo by Marsha Jennings

her religion after meeting

American students were aware

and

as

daily lives.

wfio roamed the sidewalks of campus, very few

beliefs these students

Kwan

and regulates his breathing. Kwan arm with the marks of the Bodhisattva vows, which

faith

Students practice homeland religions Of

his left

meant he

Marsha Jennings

is

folds his Hands, crosses his legs

he held

blood

to the roof of his

flow.

his

hands

Keeping

mouth, King

in

his

Kwan

"I

never

religions,"

good OS

compared

Kwan

long as

said. "But it

my I

religion

with

believe every

guides people

relig

to the right p


y Along with

reciting mantras,

Kodam

said the

Hindus primary practice was meditation.

and marking

bathing

fter

acred ash between

m and

his

their

their

foreheads

eyebrows, Naveen

where they worshiped

Kodam

/hile IS

their

gods.

circled burning incense

gods, a stream of smoke curled

of their

hands together and bowing

men began

the

pdom

said

poems

their

Festivol

For

One

written

were

sacred

Hindu

by gods, ancient

Rishis

hosted Nov.

lable or

ee, the

sounds

that bring concentration

one who worships god, Kodam

much

mantras."

"

closer to the

in

a

said.

god when we chant

5,

day

celebration, believers

came

group and eat a meat-free

Lord with

beauty

is

together, clad

in

and

reached

to

Bible;

their

A devout

common

a

Unlike

worship

Christianity

and

in

and elsewhere," Kodam

every said.

in

most large

own

or

Muslim,

in

Bilal

to

small groups.

Clarance said

it

wasn"t

recognized on campus,

but that they weren"t understood.

'"One thing that

praise the

life

finding

difficult.

most of them used determination

about America

Eternal Being, the Divine Essence of

"By having

the

worship on

mantras as o

Hinduism has the concept of only one God, the

creature on earth

was

that other religions weren"t

trinity

both

these,

like

worship

groups, attend religious concerts or meet to study

prayer. that

to

by the

likened Hinduism to Christianity, saying

poems and

students

Christians, these students didn"t

feast.

they both coincide with the

ground

Diwali

International Student Association. During this three-

"The

hese mantras have the words and vibrations

was

such event

of Lights,

festivals

in his

GO

said.

Kodam, Hindus held

nearly every month.

Kodam

to recite their mantras.

mantras

^ages.

feel

to

traditional Indian clothes, to recite the

ringing their

or

an end," Kodam

God

of

life.""

concentration on the formless god; the

According

or the

around

16 air.

;,

carrier to

roommates, Sudhomsh Mahankali

iOndeep Kandekar, huddled around the small Jir

"It's for

layman comprehenas the greatness every day

to

is

is

good and is

exercise their respective

said. ""With that said,

the

very

that there

it

is

that

space

for

religions,'"

I

admire

everyone

Clarance

the fact that they lack

understanding of other,

so recognized

not

religions, that hurts America."

Hinduism has

Writer Jessico Hartley

another level of philosophy so that a

Designer Paula Eldred

more forms

of

gods,

I

I


Annual Week

affair

of entertainment provides release for students.

As students prepared

barbecue

"(Drojects,

grills

Olympic events were

set

and scrambled

for finals

to turn

in

poncokes sizzled on

up,

fired

up and prizes woited

to

lost-minute

the griddle,

games and gave students know one another,

be awarded.

the Residence Hall Association, ran from April 4-8.

It

was

part of the

involve the

whole

take a break from studies "It's

while

so nice

and

Monday-kicked at the Bell Tower,

attracted

be able

to just

hove

just

and have a

fun with off

cream

all

my

school work

for

a

at the

Wesley

Center. Later

in

the day,

sponsored

and

members asked

the

to the students

crowd

University

who answered

The giveaway put on end

correctly.

whicf

events tho

everybody."

that really helps

were given

halls,

"We do

to the

thf

events o

Chris it

seemed impressed

Thomas

said

many

factors

with the events during the

week. Studen

about the week come together

to makf

successful.

"This week was a lot awesome and was just it

of fun,"

Thomas

a great time

to

said.

"The weather

wa

enjoy on campus with mÂť

friends."

'

Freshman representative of Student Senate Kevin Compton agreed

social.

students

were given

bouncy box and bungee

Residents of Dieterich Hall,

Academy

questions. Prizes

Students

RHA

halls

Student Senate

said.

Ic

Northwest Week.

Davisson said.

breakfast at Student Senate's

free

trivia

each question

which offered pictures with Bobby Bearcat. The event

On Wednesday knight joust,

Missouri

to

more than 600 people.

pancake feed ice

good way

events with the most successful event, a barbecue

Tuesday offered students a an

about

friends,"

a

fun.

little

to forget

my

Week was

Friday,

residence

the

in

Drew Zimmerman

really stresses,"

On

different halls the opportunity to get

community

the

Northwest

University's centennial celebration.

Student Lindsay Davisson said Northwest

creates

really

"it

The annual Northwest Week, sponsored by Student Senate and

in

all

Tower

took part

in

winner of the event was Dieterich

the opportunity to partake

bull at the Bell

Suites,

the Hall Hall.

South

Complex and

/Members of the Residence

the

five different

Hall Association execu-

cream for students outside the union Wednesday of Northwest Week. The organization continued the tradition of cosponsoring the week with Student tive

Senate

"I

think

a great

Northwest

way

Compton

for

ice

photo by Trevor Hayes

Week

everyone

is

a great

way

to get together

for

everyone

as the year

is

to interact

anil

winding down,!

said. "Besides, free stuff rocks!"

Writer Angela Smith Designer! Brent Chappelov,

Olympics on Thursday. The

The event included

board dish up

in

Tower.

I

Contributors Alec Jennings, Jerome Boettcher I

and Shannon

PolasI


Donned

in

her new crown

Liz Vostrez celebrates

her Tower Queen with her fellow contestants. Naming the Tower Queen was a traditional event of

Northwest Week, photo by Mike Dye


Exuberant

exchange

I

Sororities

welcome new members

witli

loud cheers and open arms.


Alpha Sigma Alpha nncmbcrs

get crazy whcti their girl\

conic sprinting out of the second floor doors of the Union Many of the new fnembers rushed into the arms of their

Joyce Martin holds up

new

one week where they are not allowed to speak to each

a sign for a Gamma Chi she is awaiting to be reunited with. The actives arc separated from their Gamma Chi's for

Photo by Erie Shafci

'sisters'

other, photo by

Erie Shafer

1^ K.

4 070 071

^Mk

i_ Members of Phi Mu unveiling of their

sorority awaited with anxious anticipation for the

new members. The

day announcment, photo

rely audible chants, loud

As one experienced

a

itiere is

much more

you

end of

speaking with would be perfect

to

than a

it

sorority recruitment.

day

newly awaited hopefuls running

of

the steps to the sorority of their choice,"

recruilmeni process began long before beggn long before summer break. '

I

Sarah Zimmerschied the

first

week

said.

of school.

It

of

reporing for recruitment throughout the year with establishelecting T-shirts

ond

creating info cards," Erica

build a

Women day

last

are

left

just

know

select I

I

groBRsf

participate

they remc^jwd neutral for the

members t's

women

ltiig| of

so hard fSJie

em

for the

in

week

recruilmeni as

Gamma

Chi's

in

to the surprise of girls will

be

in their

away

^nsle week

from the

Gamma

to not give

away

time," Straussy

we

"All

cannot speak

their affiliolion," Kayli Burrell

of the

homjggg away from

friends the actives

bers through :::ing

process

one week

how you

had

the

chance

to get to

of interview parties.

get to

know so mony

girls,

some

for

rooms on theme

work sell

Recruitment

that

goes

into recruitment

our organization," is

a

moy be a

Heermann Greeks

tradition that for

struggle but

we

all

do

said.

that

keeps

their

organizations

going.

"We !

Winters said.

included practicing traditional songs,

for recruitment

days.

our best to Chi's, since

organization on the

"That's why bid day is such a big deal, we only have a rough idea who we will receive and so do the new members, its such an exciting

The preparations

of recruitment, to take potential

the recruitment events.

you ore

of recruitment.

booking guest speakers and creating decorations Âť

that the girl

your organization," Kasey Lober said.

for

process yet nerve racking at the same

Heermann

up an hour prior to bid

sudden connection with and you

screams and long awaited anticipation were

at the

girls lined

by Enc Shafer

are pfenning

choose

for

our future

the best girls

is

to

is

important to

we

moke a good

can

when to

selecting

impression,'

Jono Gordner

Writer Ashlee Mejia |

new members,

keep our organization going

our goal strong,

it

said.

Designer Ashlee Mejia |


Offered

exertion Students serve their community and brighten citizens' Bundled up

themselves from the

to shield

mounds

eze, students raked

gfifbage bags, trimmed overgrown forfeited

a day of sleeping

in

chilly

on a day

of fallen leaves into

to

bushes and

aid senior citizens.

of

King

Luther

dream

Jr.'s

to

Mony

organizations

and

helped

agencies

organize the service day including the Ministry Center, the Children

Nodaway

County

and Family Center and

the

started

the

Students worked for

event

five

seven

years

earlier.

a difference as

for

some

started

the

tradition

because

the

Moryville community lacked any recognition of King

and

Angela

the impact he

Perkins,

service learning.

mode on

this

"Dr.

good idea because

it

Cowles thought

this

and

was a

brings the community together

Lindsay Jordan steadies a ladder for Dawn Weese during the Martin Luther King Jr. volunteer day. While most students chose to take advantage of their day off from es,

experience from "It

others gave back to their community, photo

class-

by Chns Lee

need

Dr.

it

is

not on a large

King stood

for."

this

good

feels

lot

of

event. to

do

something

for

your

community," Meyers said. "Dr. King had a dream

project

we

After

Dr.

country," said

coordinator of volunteerism

Even though

well.

a token of what

is still

becoming a

of our nation

senior citizens of Moryville.

"Cowles

it

Student Joe Meyers said he gained a

hours painting, doing yard

work and other simple household chores

picture of the youth, so the youth

show them what they are capable of. Dr. King mode a difference, and that is why we need to moke

to

Assistant vice president of Student Affairs Carol

Cowles

community

from our youth," Perkins said. "Older generations

scale,

Historical Society.

for the

people have a negative view

elderly

younger generations.

have a bod

work.

was good

"Moryville needs to see more positive things

Nearly 180 University students joined together Jan 16 to put Martin

be more acknowledged."

that should

Perkins said this

because many

lives.

chili

to

the

in

recognize

volunteers

the J.W. their

for

with

this

finished

their

work,

a

both senior citizens and

Jones Student Union ballroom

accomplishments.

Writer Sarah Dulinsky I

and

are leading out his legacy."

supper was held

volunteers

better place,

Designer jAshlee Mejia


li

Trimming bushes outside

a Maryvitic resivolunteer gives up his day off on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. He and about 180 other students participated in the service day.

dent's house

.1

p/joto by Chili Lcc

With smiles on their faces Tara Brooks and Megan Walker bag leaves on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. The two worked five hours to spruce up a few Maryville residences. p/ioto by Oms ii'>-

Volunteers stand in a deep bed of leaves while doing work around a few houses in the community. The Volurv teerism Office coordinated services on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to give back to Maryville residents, photo by Chm Lee

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^^i^thetassie Commencement speaker addresses

challenges.

I.


Chlnlnin Beuele

itor (

m

and fellow graduates

the Booth College of Business and ProStudies celebrate the culmination of time at the University, ffmro iv M*r iv-

f'Sional ti-ir

^er

Audience members rose as graduates stepped toward Among the parade of block gowns were eager

the stage.

damp eyes and nervous laughter. As graduate student Brice Willson led the crowd with the notional anthem, images of waving flags and faces of graduates graced a projector screen. smiles,

The University's spring commencement honored 510 undergraduates and 96 graduate

exercises students.

Dean Hubbard noted the significance of the 30 graduation, informing students that their diplomas were marked to remember the centennial commencement. After Hubbard's greetings, 1997 graduate Mercedes President

April

Ramirez Johnson stood to address the crowd. Facing life's challenges was the focus of her commencement speech.

Johnson recounted her greatest challenge and encouraged

embrace

students to

the challenge as "they reach the

new

realm of being the alumni."

When one

Johnson was a

of four

who

junior at the University, she

074 075

was

survived a deadly airline crash while on her

way

to Colombia, South America, with her parents. Johnson said she thought of the plane crash as her second chance, much like the second chance graduates were given.

"You've gone through tests,

now

is

all

the preparation, taken

the time for the real test,"

Johnson

all

the

said.

last graduate crossed the stage and the were taken, block gowns and proud parents scurried about the room giving hugs and congratulations. Michael Lovelace, clenching his new diploma for business management, said he could not have been happier

After

the

final pictures

to finally "I

reach

got

this point.

my diploma"

Lovelace said,

"Now

get

me

out of

the 'Ville." Writer the requirements for graduation, Maria k congratulated by Provost Kichoon Yang. Ro-

fulfilling

"Iriguez

*ue2 graduated with a bachelors degree

in international

I

Jessica Hartley

Designer Jessica Lavicky I

A graduate hood

student receives her

as part of her graduation

masters student. The commencement program as a

spring

recognized 96 graduate students, photo by M/ke Dytr

University

alumna Mercedes

Johnson shares her story of surviving a plane crash and the challenges sheencountered afterward. Johnson praised the school for its support after her accident, photo

tjy

Mike O/K


a/u( t^/u//

first of eight encore shows scheduled the University, Blast! brought a unique show to the stage. Entertaining their audience with a flurry of color and sound, the performance kept audience members entranced,

Ai the to

visit

photo

fay

Meredith Currence

• • • • • • •

I

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from

left:

As

part of the Student

Activities Council's intiative to bring

more evenu to

performs at Bearcat Arena. Slang 5 gultaritt Sean Albracht plays with the rest of Baier.

Often assuming the

role of

comic

a play

relief in

filled

for

with unusual language,

Andrew Aguecheek and

Sir

their roles in Twelfth Night,

we

the opportunties,

in

pliotoi

got a

cultured experience from the theatrical musings of

and Buried Child

Twelfth Night of a

to the blunt

words

famed comedian.

The newly issued Student to

Activity

Fee brought

Bearcat Arena the booming vocals of Chris

Cagle and

Julie Roberts.

side-splitting with laughter.

of the

Broadway

hit

Margaret Cho

left

us

The musical explosion

"Blast"drew us

in

and

left

us

amazed. The Sigma

Sound and The

Phi Epsilon

and XI 06 brought "The

the Fury" to Benefit for Baier.

Renaissance

entertained

dinner

inspired

guests

Feaste

Yuletide

with

their

musical

stylings.

The Centennial Prism concert, Encore's 42nd Street

and comedian

audiences

in

late

Wanda

Sykes entertained

January and February.

we

and

the time

we spent away from studying and working

brought

The sounds and

us

sights

took

in

memories of our one and only one experience

at the University.

concerts

I

Cagle

band during the Benefit

Toby Belch bring the humor of the play to the foreground with

Pausing to take

Mar)rville, Chris

his

entertainnnent

I

plays

by

Trim

Haye% and


Amidst waving hands, Chris Cagle receved a warm welcome to Maryville when he stepped foot onstage. Cagte sei^ enaded the crowd for close to two hours, photo by Trevor Hayes

Up and coming artist Julie Roberts opened for Chris Cagle. Roberts' blend of Southern rock and country provided a nice transition into Cagle's act. photo by Trevor Hayes

Wearing a worn, Phi

jeans

and

brown

baseba

blue

T-shirt,

rugged

cowboy

boots,

Delta Theta

a crisp

Cagle looked more

like

a college

di

student

than a country singer. "I'm

at me-I'm not

for

a guy

what

I

them

I

have a

the

show

said he prayed to

for

mean

lot

log

the cov^

of passiq

do."

Huddled before

Cagle

"I

who can be on

magazine, but

of a

.;

average," Cagle said.

with his

God

what they were about

to

band

to forgive

do

to

tfie

city, "

Cagle said. don't want to play music that makes me fee like have to stand still. want to ploy music "I

I

want

it

to

be

riotous,"

I

ril


Cagle's choice

of expression

Concert brings special nneoning to rDusician. One

might expect to hear that from o

down halfway

break

through the

first

witnessing a music

fan, but actually

verse

passion etched

left

the lyrics

in

he song. through

performance, country

his

)ugh the verse.

Cagle

experiences

the studio while recording.

in

explained

later

was

Although Bearcat Arena icoled otherwise. Julie ieball T-shirt

and o

and

Students

stage

in

a green

in

for

naming

the

fans

the

in

first

few rows. Seated

her explained that through the

the third row, Angelila

in

show, the crowd

half of the

first

stage aggravating

to the

was

okoy,

Escher said that although the crowd

when

closer seats than

i

was pushing toward

saw Cagle

she

at the

Iowa State

the stage, she Fair,

so

was

it

wanted

be anywhere

them

first

to

off the

college

performed "You Might

Want

to Think

About

It"

and "Hey

Ya'll"

he had

in

the

stage

performed

time,

each album

artist,

and where

I

was

to the fans for

that

I

do

a snapshot

is

at thai time, personally,

I

but there," he said.

show, Cagle expressed love

for his

fans

by encouraging

did not get any better than

it

John's

to

finish

"What a

and

hit

port the

Beautiful

Dig

"Chicks

sophomore,

his

Cagle

rejoining

through

concert with

band

the

while

Elton

Man"

"Rocket

Day"

a pitch

thought process

his

life.

the

left

in

enjoy what they are doing because

to

from

ter this time.

Cagle

personally as on

life,

and moments

way

towards the end, the crowd kept growing.

started talking to

release,

For the encore,

Throughout the concert, however, fans flocked

and

my

new

of places

audience roared.

ie students

Goes On ond On" was succeeded by

Love

Rounding

on stage,

Cagle

Chris

of the difficulties that

up "Anywhere But Here." Cagle explained

Cagle.

anticipation for Cagle's arrival

"When

and some

in life

to pick

"In

When Cagle appeared

the stage.

of

capacity, the raging music

to

filled

sequined jeans, opened

pair of faded,

"My

title

breakdown was because

that his

other fans flocked the stage

his

with emotion halfway

who appeared on

Roberts,

band advanced onto

in his

not

Cagle sang

Chris

star

and was overcome

from "Anywhere But Here"

was,

favorite part

few years."

last

Midway :k

Haley said her

us about his experiences

It"

self-titled

album, "Chris Cagle." 78

n his

Grabbing Âťd,

CD, "Anywhere

then forthcoming

pick to fans

Cagle's

from behind him on stage,

his guitar

performing

first

in

"Laredo."

his hit

irloin

Holey said the

at fnoves

Even ige,

me

to

"I

Breathe

In,

I

Breathe Out"

a place

ot

1

fit

the

Cagle's

the

first

did because

situotions

officiol

It's

a deep place

night

I

sang

it

and

I

pull

poured my heart

he hod

website,

what keep him

lived.

Most

when he discovered was not his.

like this

writing

'When we came

and

life in

It'

general

out with 'Beautiful Day'

the

wont

and

to

all

medicate myself. Then

his set Chris Cagle

performs one of

CD came

of

a sudden

just like

then

all

I'm

because

stop,

I

rock

'n'

I

wake up

of

but while

star,

in

Texas-Arlington,

wont him because "They were

college at the

bands did not

his

out Oct.

4.

"And then Garth

it,'"

Cagle

"I

don't

Cagle

just

a few of the

if

artists

Cagle

said

His goal

was

to

in

gonna give one day be

it

hell trying."

the

in his

heart.

but

he didn't

where Cagle ended

up,

he

because

One

it

reason,

initiated into the University's Phi Delta

the day he Cagle planned

chapter

college,

a member of the

to return,

When

arrived.

on

becoming

but his musical

fraternity,

Country

Cagle added, was

the reaction of

the audience.

I've

felt like

it

was one of the best responses my music, anywhere," Cagle

ever had to

said. "Tonight

of the

we're gonna be heodliners,"

said. "But I'm

Theto

rear,

this,

return to Moryville

held a special place

"I

to for influence.

know

But no matter

promised he'd

hit."

Garth Brooks, Jon Bonjovi, Charlie Danielsthese were

if

ambitions led him elsewhere. Another reason

'Dude, you're great, but

you're country and you need to face said.

be a

to

of his Southern style.

all like,

Cagle said he were to achieve know what he would do.

he was

was

said his original plan

roll

usic^words EnteHoineroMne

Itien

go, 'Waif a minute. ..no.'"

Cagle

he looked

hits.

momentum was wos snowballing down the hill and

id 'Chicks Dig

a lawsuit, then

in

LIniversity

Cagle

lyrics,

his girlfriend's child

ogle soid situations ere

said.

tie

committing fraud,

depressed. Then, instead of drinking two or

a breok up of a relationship, as noted

e paternity of

rest,

my manager was

then I'm

Although he didn't write the it

a sudden, bam!, vocol

found out

three beers a night, I'm drinking 15

been.

I've

I

performance.

id soul into that song."

cently

During

to

while singing

his

tears

to

oke down," Cagle said. "N|pbody could

lid

and was able

singer

photo by Trevor Hayes

a certain place

was

pain. Tonight

was followed

well.

moved

I

j

newest songs. Cagle's new

â&#x20AC;˘nywhere but Here."

way

Designer Brittany Zegers

his

Cagle threw

Boytown, Texas.

lot in

as Cagle did during

oft the

Cagle accompanied

which Cagle described growing up and hanging

included climbing up the side of the

e was also

'It's

079

j

with the flow of things,

Cagle was a very good

that

audience

if it

single,

Lot" in

a Wal-Mart parking

in

Moving

Writer Brittany Zegers

the audience.

number one

'Wal-Mart Parking

Ellen

But Here."

I

fell like

a superstar and felt

Garth Brooks because

people who were

that

it's

here. Tonight

been a long

I

felt like

time since

I

way. Writer

I

Jessica Hartley


Snare drummer Christopher Reidy calls the other players to the stage at the beginning of Blast! The highly visual performance included music by brass and percussion instruments,

photo by Meredith

Cuirence

Entrancing the audience, a trumpeter holds a note on the trumpet for an extended period of time. Members impressed the crowd with their skilled

music and choreography,

photo by Meredith Cunence

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Snared experience The drum corps Star of Indiana evolved into the av^ard-winning production which rocked concert-goers as part of the Encore series. It

stood there

in

the spotlight, piquing

be played; and then

Blast!, the

from the ends of the drum

audience

interest,

begging

to

people while playing

their instruments.

A trumpet

beat flowed

when he

sticks.

fabric at the theatrical

on Oct. 4

Mary

at

in

amozement

young and

Blast!, all

how

effortless it

old, sot

Melody of

the

Theater

for the

performers

moke

it

how much

look so easy:

I

can't

"Musically,

while using

He

did

and

the eyes of the

all

of

the beat

audience

to the stage.

professional

that

level

of

not only that but

experience,"

it's

was a whole show

it

McGinnis

T.J.

said.

"It

got the

crowd involved and excited old drummers

The performers moved

to the

like myself."

rhythm of

flashed

colors

as

designated color

they in

down

onto

whispered

ovation

their

Anchoring the show, a

The cast incorporated certain elements

amazed audiences

as the

lone snare

drum

stands center stage. Blast!

second Encore event at the University,

photo by

when a

dropped from seen on the

audience

other

moved

members were

the

a melodic scene.

and

McGinnis

the music while playing their instruments.

performers

his ear,

beating.

it

and

fingers

his

while keeping the rhythm

keep

"Seeing

incredible."

Vibrant

081

through

drums and everything added together,

Communications,

and Languages.

080

tricks,

this

glued

professor

assistant

of

by beating on

did

hand

they practiced," said

Hubbard, Department

musical spectacle.

his

to

audience prompting

drum as well as weoving

sticks

and keeping

off.

'They imagine

looked

drum

the

note,

to climb to their feet

balancing one behind

at the spectacle.

it

show a

the

sides of his

the

One oudience member was amazed at to pull

long

amazement. The drummers

in

One drummer

Performing Arts

Linn

Center. The audience,

made

performance

Tony Aword-winning show,

of the

and cheer

os dancers twirled ribbons

intensity

and

wowed

player

held a

audience members

Musicians played drums with passion

and

Blast!,

to

rack of drums

a

standing

and cymbals

the ceiling, which he

hod

Internet before.

Meredith Oinence

of interaction

expressions gestures-to

with

on let

one onpther-through

their

faces

and

the other performer

The performers walked

into the

"I

that

hand

know

their

emotions.

audience and interacted by greeting

things

and

they're

all

Writer

finally

together," he said. I

got

to

many people

Kelsey Garrison

"It's

see

it

in

person,

playing on that

and

many

incredible."

Designer

I

Brent

Chappelow


Assassination: Comedian Margaret Cho entertains crowd Criticizing fundamentalists

seem

Maryville

the Bush administration and Christian may intimidate some, but Margaret Cho didn't Margaret Cho humored 12 as a

the University Oct.

stop on her "Assassin"

The

tour.

was sponsored

event

by Student

Council

Activities

Common

and presented by According

Campus

to

Bryan

director

Activities

350

about

Vanosdale,

Avid

stand-up

fan

Jane

and

her

comedy she

said

Allen

laughed

friends

throughout the performance.

how

loved

"I

about

being

she talked

and

Asian

American and how people judge her event though she lives

blend of

President

comedian Bruce Daniels opened

Cho. Daniels warmed up the crowd with political

here,

Allen

was born

said.

appearance,

messages and jokes ranging from

George Bush to black people and homosexu-

als photo by Trevor

differently

here,"

by

people her.

her

act

Her

performance was fabulous

Hayes

Cho her straightforward

thought

"And

around

with a capital

"I

was much more

it

commentary on

was

really

extreme

social in

'F'."

surprised Allen with

and

political issues.

terms of liberalism," Allen

political

humored

the

expressed her

and

administration

than what

I

thought

it

was going

their

about the Bush

liberal attitudes

handling after Hurricane Kalrino. She

audience with her

Republican

dislike for the

Party,

mainly with the past presidential election.

"Now people

they have a color-coded

live,"

Cho

"England

all

Cho

politics,

other nations while on tour.

in

Cho

her love for America,

America look

map where

the stupid

said.

Along with her viewpoints on

Cho

people attended.

his

"It

cultural humor.

to be."

her experiences

Ground.

for Margret

said.

Cho openly

to care.

A crowd pleaser,

and

with political

talked

about

Openly

staling

said England bored her

and mode

better. is

where white people begin

the whitening process,"

said.

Although England ranked low on Cho's Christian fundamentalists

in life.

fell

"They have no compassion

"They have no

Cho asked asking

if

criticizing

right to call

the

list

of favorite things

even lower.

for the fellow

man," she said.

themselves Christians."

audience about the goals

of these groups,

they should be preparing for the rapture instead of

gay and

lesbian organizations.

Along with poking

fun at Christian fundamentalists, she

poked

how being the worst dressed is not the most unpleasant thing. Cho believed one of her biggest contributions to society occurred at the Grammys when she was deemed "worst dressed." Her dress made of peacock feathers put her

fun at her

atop the "If

Cho

mother and

list.

you win a Grammy, you've beat said.

"If

like

you're worst dressed, you've

four other people,"

beat

just

15,000

people." Writer

j

Brent Burklund

Designer Ashlee Mejia j


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fc.

AmÂť.

Margaret

Cho

humored

impersonating fomily members.

government,

made

fun

of

fellow

actadced

celebrities

impersonated other Asians, induding a

mother where she

crowd

the

Cho

bit

by

Cho on Hurricane

Katnna from

the

high, Margret Cho expresses

and

helicopters.

about her

Imitated her mother's voice, photo bf

Bird held

FEMA

C/io asks the audience what could have from responding

distracted the President

problems

top

herself to the

in

New

provided faster of the ancient

ajd,

Orleans

Cho

wamors-

fester to the

Even the Samurai

says as she impersonates

photo by Trevor Hayes

one


Surprised that the family does not recognize their grandson, Shelly expresses her dismay. Stephanie Trester played Shelly,

the girlfriend of Vince,

who had come home

to

visit

his family, photo by Meredith Currence

Shelly tries to convince Vince to leave when his grandfather does not recognize him. Vince, played by Michael Padden, insisted that his family would remember him and be excited to see him. photo by Meredith Currence

Sneaking a drink of whiskey, Tilden spends time ing corn during the show. Tilden, played by Doug Sie* the son of Dodge played by Patrick Robbins. photo by J

if>

Currence


Family

secrets Senior show creates leornmg experience for students. The constant hacking persistent

nagging

of a

ot

o

old man, the

bittei,

housewife and the

re-

pressed, dark secret that could not be covered

any longer,

came

all

alive

performance

the

in

of

*Âť

As a son

visited his family,

treme changes

in

he

realized the ex-

each member due

a deep,

to

As the secret slowly ate away

I

^

they no longer

was

hidden.

out the secret

It

knew what was was up to a young

and

true

and what

girl

to bring

save the family from their de-

"The play

soid

were

together by seniors

finalizing their theater careers

Melton, hialie

who played

and Jason

and

this

play met

recital of

Rachel

named

Crain,

well," Beth

my

Kloewer

who was

to

was

a

"I

thriller

as

know more throughout

member

it

kept

the

me

want-

whole

Elizabeth

per-

Oates

couldn't believe such a well-produced

Wheezing and coughing

throughout the performance. Dodge

helped guard a secret that eventually came back to haunt the family. Dodge was played by Patrick Robbins. photo by Meredith Cunencc

the director.

expec-tations

and proved

it

said.

a family

"From the acting

productions

for their

As the seniors came together act, the secret of

who

as students.

a finicky housewife

in

revealed, leaving audience

formance," audience

i

at the family,

mise.

ing

was completely brought

"The seniors are known

dork secret that had been hidden.

/

The performance

seniors."

Charles Johnson Theater

in

The production was a senior

"Buried Child"

1^,

performance was put on by only

to

for their final

"Buried Child"

members

the scenery,

production's aspects persuaded

me

was

satisfied.

to

all

of the

see future

senior performances," Stacy Findley said. Writer Tara Atkins I

Designer Paula Eldred |

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Fury-raised KZLX

Sigma Phi Epislon and Music boomed

A

few people

in

put on one of the biggest concerts of the year.

where Mark Colcote

the lobby

milled around, but

show was already

everyone there

and news

window

the glass

sat.

KZLX radio

director of

box

of the

The others

his

face.

for

a few more people

Sigma

station, sot

office counting with

come

a smile on

to

buy merchandise, but none looked happier than Colcote

at

or

in,

it

counting the

sat,

would soon be out

ticket

moment was a long

time

money, knowing

hands and on

of his

Christopher Reeve and Trenton in

way

its

that

to the

making

the

for

the Sig

Ep

philanthropy.

A few In

earlier,

sot

discussed what could be

the past, their philanthropy Sclerosis Association,

Lateral

well received over the

Ep alumnus

hod been Amyotrophic

few years. Colcote and Young

last

who

suffered a

C4

spinal injury

in

(ALS)

thought

this

really

a diving

saw a way

would be a great cause, a good way

While

Fury,

o quickly

rising local

"I

it

life

made

be

that hard,'"

The Sound and The

bond, about playing a show to the music

thought, 'Hey I'm already

couldn't

to get

Young

possibilities.

with

he

in

said.

scene

in

in

town.

contact with these guys, "Little

did

I

know

it

and we

really

serve such o small area

wonted

our job,"

that's

we

really

community. With the concert,

we

to give bock."

reins

and

1

called the others at o moment's notice, relying heavily on Stokes' experiences during his internships.

Young coordinated

with the bond, which lowered their

osking price. Applebee's provided the band's meals

gave them a

Benefit for Boier raised the most

more than $3,000

with the turnout

responsible drinking which "It

the

community.

for the charities,

eight years for the fraternity's philanthropy.

in

Young was happy

having

and

free night's stay.

With the donations and help from

was

and

the

message

of

sent to the community.

helps raise awareness," he said. "You're out drinking,

doing your thing and you never realize

fun,

aware

change

in

of what's

an

going on around you, your

if

you're

life

why

can

instant."

Calcote knew the significance of the event os That's

about

the contact he

Moryville to help give

I

said.

brainstorming

remembered

station

From there Young, Colcote and KZLX program director

not

hadn't been doing too well, and

guys motivated," Young

we

said. "Since

to get into the

been

but response hadn't

accident while intoxicated over the summer. "It

(Low Power)

Colcote

thought about the possibility of helping Trenton Boier, a Sig

LP

on serving the community because

wanted

he and the philanthropy chairman

down and

touch with KZLX, the on-

in

radio station to help with the concert.

Fiolidoy Inn Express

months

Nathan Young done.

to focus

Boier foundations. This

R.

thought."

I

Joey Stokes planned the show. Young took the

the start of the inaugural Benefit for Boier on Oct. 8.

Colcote

harder than

"We're an

Phi

behind

maybe someone

to

lot

Colcote also got Young

campus

Ground the lobby were hoping

milling

be a

see the

to

inside the auditorium.

Colcote, vice president of programming Epsilon

funds

he smiled,

sitting

there counting ticket

well.

money

show roged on inside. was just something that was a really special opportunity," Calcote said. "Trenton was friends with everyone who he met, so was really o special opportunity

while the "It

it

to give

bock

would

to the

community."

Writer Trevor I

Hayes Designer

[Jessica Lovicky

Sticks in sync wrth the music The Sound and The Fury drummer Nathan Russell sings during the Benefrt for Baier. The Sound and

The Fury lot

previously of>ened for bands

of airtime on

like

Chevelle and redeved a

KZLX, so they were a big draw, photo by Trevor Hayes

1^

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As the opening band for vis

Howe

style

rocks the

Benefit for Baier, Slang 5 lead singer Tra-

Mary Linn crowd. Slang 5 brought

from Omaha, Neb.,

their hlp)4iop

for the concert after being asked just three

days prior to the event, photo

by Trevor Hayr-i

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Speaking between the two

bands, Susan BaJer tells the crowd about her son, Trenton, a former Sigma Phi Epsion who suffered a spinal injury a few months prior to the event. The benefit concert raised over $3,000 for the Trenton R. Baier Foundation and the

Christropher Reeve Foundation, p^oto

by Trevor

Hayes

Headliner, The Sound and The Fury play during the first annual Benefit for Baier. The band lowered their regular price to play in Maryville for the benefrt, telling organizers they hoped to come back for ftjture concerts

and the new annual event,

photo by Trevor Hayes


Cldssicdlronfusion Shokespeorean play challenges A

near-capacity

crowd

of

theater

the

department's

Mary

the

filled

Performing Arts Center on opening

cast,

nigfit in

production

Linn

anticipation of

Evan Ross, and

caused mass

This

Jenkins.

between Sebastian, played by

his twin sister

Cesario, played by

hysteria,

which

Erin

made

for

some amusement throughout as the actors portrayed the befuddled characters and set the scene for some twists "I

about

the

and

turns as the play progressed.

couldn't five

tell

what was going on

or 10 minutes

Alisho

Samuel

there

were

crowd reaction was

the most

was a

it

elements of the play seemed

show

the

conveyed

end

the confusing plot.

know much about what was happening

way

really impressed,"

they brought

Bender

language

reading

was

barrier. Tristan difficult,

it

was

together

in

to

Sam who played Sir Toby Belch, and Michael Padden, whose role was Sir Andrew Aguecheek. While Toby was constantly drunk and stumbling

Sir

the stage,

the

Padden had

to take

made

which

two played

for

some unique dialogue as

one another. The moment where

the

crowd erupted was when Belch and

Sir

off

difficulty

an educational

experience.

"We

and beauty

of the time," said Raines,

who played

the

lunging after the

made few

actors

and seemed confident up on the they worked hard on the show and

"This

show was o great experience

would evolve every is

learned so much about the actual language

ploy,

difficult

into

stage. Raines

ended up a

it

success.

Raines said although still

being a

For

over

all

on a high-pitched squeal

mistakes said

have no

comedy.

Daniel,

in

said.

The actors and actresses seemed with the

it

the

generated

physical

breast of Olivia, played by Rachel Melton.

the actors

draw

to

that

way

didn't

of

lot

The majority of the laughs were orchestrated by

majority of the

said.

a long read but

but the element of the

in,

of a voice, until

was

Andrew manipulated Malvolio

the beginning, but the

the

Many

"It

to do."

Nick Bender, on the other hand, was impressed with

"I

the

left,"

be able

crowd

The play's main focus was the sense of confusion identity

role of Malvolio. fun to

William

Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night."

and mistaken

perplexes audience.

was

night,

theater does. This

to

work

on.

even during shows, but

show was one

in

o

It

that

million,"

Raines said. Writer

the

Sam Robinson Designer Ashlee Mejio |

I

Plotting against others.

Sir

Toby

Belch,

Andrew Aguecheek and

bian, discuss a plan of deceit during 'Twelfth Night."

Malvolio that the Countess Olivia, rsnce

was

in love

Fa-

The three convinced

with him. photo

by Meredirh Ojr-


In celebration,

Andrew

Bolch share a dance on stage. dcn. Patrick Robbins and

Sam

Apicchock, F^to the Oown. .ind Sir Toby The characters were played by Michael PadDaniels,

fiimio hy Mr-rrdnh Cunr-ncc

Discussing a token offered to Viola (in disguise on left) Malvolio del'rvmessage from Olivia. Viola was played by Erin Jenkins and MaKfolio by

ers a

Tristan Raines, photo ÂŁy Meredith Currence


Caroled

celebration Renaissance thenned banquet features music, dining and cultural experience. Gentle

strains of

a harp and

flute filled tfie air, colorful

banners hung from the ceiling and singers dressed

costumes chatted with guests

the

in

British

in

period

musical entertainment singing several madrigals, which

The chorus also performed

accents.

was a humorous

The 32nd annual Yuletide Feosle was a presentation of

which

Department of Music and included food, song, and a

death of a grasshopper.

Renaissance atmosphere

when the Madraliers, one began learning the songs "The music think Dr. Lanier

Dan Cross

several months earlier

of the music department's choirs,

helped us become good

singers," performer

before the Feaste,

members

of the Madraliers

archways and stone facade walls

to

create the

Upon where

entering the Ballroom, guests faced two thrones

the King

and Queen, Dave and

Erin

Oehler,

sat.

both sides of the royalty were the choir, the Recorder

Consort,

a harp and

flute

duo and

the

Royale Brass

Quintet.

of the choir visited with attendees.

After the meal, director Brian Lanier led the Madraliers

it

con be a

remain

to

Morina

Melissa

if

around the

character

in

o

in

The

still

a

lot

evening

entire

if

you catch the eye

then crack a smile," performer

hard

"It's

you don't do

challenging but

different

said.

difficult

little

someone you know and

it

keep

to

accent,

the

very well to begin with.

It's

of fun."

was

filled

because

music

with

groups would alternate performing. The King and also asked the guests to join

"Joy to the

World" and

in

singing the carols

"Silent Night" at the

end

of the

program.

Morina said she considered "It

The Yuletide Feaste began with a hearty meal while

members

of

Queen

sense of entering a castle.

revolving

accent.

especially

decorated the Student Union Ballroom with banners,

tapestries,

British

"Sometimes I

oil

throughout the evening's events and hod to speak

for the event.

actually pretty challenging at times, but

said.

A week choir

is

began

"Grasshopper Opera,"

the

songs

set of

were expected

Performers

for guests.

Preparation for the Feaste

On

in

were unaccompanied choral songs.

that it

to

most guests enjoyed the Feaste, and

be a success.

was amazing,"

guest Seth

seriously impressed. I've

done

was amazed. They

lot

put a

Writer Brent |

Brummond

of effort into

it,

said.

before,

stuff like this

and

it

"I

was

and

I

shows."

Choppelow Designer Ashlee Mejia j

served, Herald and the Lord High an argument about who gets to read the etiquette rules for the dinner. The Lord High Chamberlain was responsible for making sure the dinner ran smoothly, photo

Before the feaste

is

Chamberlain engage

in

by Merednh Currence

Choirmaster Brian Lanier leads the Madraliers in song during The Feaste celebrated what a traditional Renais-

the Yuletide Feaste.

sance feaste experience would have been

and Queen, photo by Meredith Currence

like,

complete with King,


eiff

the Yutetlde Fcasto singing holiday caroU, Dah Cross tticir way to the front during the opoiv

MisM Morin.1 make

)r>cuion. Tlic Madralicr%

a Chant

it"

by Moricy.

entered the feaste

p/wto by

/VIcfediOi

wtiile singing "Sing

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Patrons of the

Yulctide Feaste

were entertained with

music by several different instrumental groups. included

Jinn

Palmer on haip and

photo ty Meredith Currence

his wife

One

carols

and

set of players

Rebecca Dunnell on

flute.


Maryville gets.

.

glitzed


'

stmble performs "Shadow Waltz" during 42nd Street on Jan. 23. Like all Encore perfbrmance*. the crew day of the show .ind set up everything they neede<l for the production for th.it night, only to inv

K-Vo Maryville the |i.ly

pack up everything and head onto llw next stop as soon as the

final

curtain went down,

â&#x20AC;˘

n,iy:

Encore brings "42nd Street"

to entertain

and

delight.

A behind-the-scenes of a show musical aboul an understudy who got the opportunity to shine gave audiences a taste of a Broadway

classic.

The two-and-a-half-hour song and dance extravaganza, port of the's at the

Encore performing

Mary

arts

came

season,

to

campus Jan. 23,

Performing Arts Center.

Linn

The musical was an onstage version of the

Bacon movie nominated

starring

an Academy Award

for

"42nd

Street"

for Best Picture in

Peggy

arrived

New

in

a Broadway career and was cast as a chorus

in

struggling director Julian

cenlered

Julian

star,

Marsh's

an accident broke

after

1934.

York City

of

However,

Lloyd

Peggy Sawyer, a dancer

the story of

told

from Allentown, Pa.

1933

Ruby Keeler and Ginger Rogers, which was

musical,

hit

search

in

dancer

line

Lady"

"Pretty

the ankle of the show's

convinced Peggy

on the lead

to take

self-

role.

Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble's musical garnered a

number

awards

of

since

1980

its

Awards

debut, including Tony

and Best Musical

Best Musical

for

The music,

Revival.

written

and composed by Harry Warren and

Al Dubin, featured several

Broadway Have Eyes

"42nd

"I

standards, including "Lullaby of Broadway,"

You" and the

for

thought

piece,

title

was probably one

it

Only

"I

Street."

of the best

performances

Northwest brought

in

Chris Kindle

said,

"The dancing

was phenomenal and

live

band, which was

different then the usual

actually

had a

music and the singing wasn't

Matt Jameson, "42nd

show was "It's

and a

a

lot

audience member

the lost three years,"

bod

they

taped

either."

manager, said the

Street" production

ideal for college students. lot

of

glamour and

of pretty

Jameson and Theatricals, Inc.,

glitz,"

the entire cast

which was

managing shows.

he said. "There's a chorus

line

girls."

in

and crew were

part of Big

League

17th season of producing

its

Jameson said

their

shows

and

typically received

a very positive response from students when they toured college

campuses.

"We

get a

lot

more applause

age

level of the cost,"

cost

because they can

Meghan

because

of the

he said. "The audience relates well

to the

picture themselves

Gorstang,

who played

Fleming, said the musical really

college

gave

on

the

the stage."

character

Lorraine

students a break from daily

life.

"It's It's

(from students]

just

a great distraction from your schoolwork," she

said.

one big number

after

pure, big entertainment; there's

another."

Writer Evan |

With her arm

Young

|

extended, Melckjy Davi. as Peggy Sawyer, belts out

Healthy." in the Encore series' performance of tried to explain to

Designer Poula Eldred

42nd

Toung and

Sawyer Dorothy Brock, played by Natalie Buster, the song Brock would use Street. During the song.

to audition for the musical inside the musical, entitled "Pretty Lady." photo ty Trevw Hoycs

092 093


students

Treating

an

to

evening of laughter, comedian

Wanda Sykes covers a variety of Sykes Speaks about men kno^ng

topics during her show.

they said something vflx>ng because a woman's eyebrows kept

Sykes says she

going up.

ap-

preciated her ^ns, especially the

ones

who

their

dog

edilh

named

told her they

after her. photos by Mer-

Cunence

up

Sti r

with stand-up

woman Wanda

funny A

lone barstool

white tablecloth, sat

comedian the

Sykes kicked

in

in

the

draped

table,

shadows

new

As

off

comedian

front of

to their feet,

clapping and cheering.

"Block History Month" Feb.

1

,

with

at

Mary

Performing

Linn

Arts Center,

out

a black

jeans,

in

T-shirt

first

got

said.

little

nervous on the drive

like,

there's

was

"I

in

Sykes

here,"

goddamn

a church on every

Activities Council, the

did o surprise

morale?

stage,

ranting

visit

about controversial

issues

and

Hey

bock

revert

rant,

for

Syke's

twisted humor.

was a fan before the show and that's why shelled out $12 for the ticket," Hagan said. "Afterward was even more impressed. The way she took I

I

debatable I

think

it

issues,

was

made o point and mode them worth my time and money."

"I

Sykes said she got the

inspiration for her material

through everyday experiences. "I

just live life,"

several

going on out Sykes issues,

Sykes

newspapers and

said. just

"I

wont

to

gay

where

the

as well. Crouching

she

opened on imaginary

see Bush out there with a helmet," Sykes

hove one of those two beer con holder

politics,

it

like

has

this

Sykes talked about

is

when you soy you're

negative connotation and people

your pro-abortion," Sykes said. "Nobody's

pro-abortion; that's awful. Abortion, that's

decision

a

woman

like

ever have to moke.

will

the

worse

Nobody's

on top

of

stuff that's

Continuing with her act on controversial

She said

Sykes talked about gay marriage. to preserving

marriage

centered

around

marriage, abortion

and

political

the war.

you're

God

a dolphin invading her home

imitating

in.

Cause

put together

murder

(

enviror

Sykes said she was nervous about the dive be the guide soid the dolphins

on

may go

bd

to the

her.

were

in

know

come

in,

that

own

your

mokes

sense," Sykes said,

room, taking a nop and o

wouldn't you

Fans remembered Sykes from her Chris Rock to Earth,"

i

shit?"

Show" and

film

"The Nutty Professor

The

2:

or

stint

appearances

like

Klu mp!

Sykes also took her stand-up act with the sitcom

"Wondo Does

when she went

was

not to

learned

involved,"

She after

to

Sykes

It,"

She said her

jobs.

i

t

favori

Nevada and worked in a how to be a ho. There

brc s

said.

referred to the

show as "Wanda

one season, Comedy Central

After the laughter died to her dressing

FOX

to

where she

down and

room, she had only

Did

I

didn't pick

Sykes

good

i

re

thing;

issues,

the key

ban gay marriage,

Sykes said she

was impressed with away

audience. She said she hod shied

because people were too

sensitive

the Ui

from c

and

p(

correct.

"Moke marriage in,

the dol

about her performance.

out there having abortion parties."

watch the news, read

stay

the stage

Sykes waddled across the stage with her orms

"I

"I'm pro-choice, but the thing

it

made

gestures

about swimming with

around doing various

Along with her view of

like

rate will

the

mafia.

when you

what no man has

go

Once

divorce, that's against

Christian belief, right? But

performance

clubbing,

and

satire

After talking

"You

but divorce.

there."

such as

some

hots."

funny,

totally

from

mix of

alive.

"Monster-in-Law."

said. "But he'd

think of

"I

visit

eyes, looking from side to

Imitating Bush's laugh,

pro-choice,

on admiration

morale, what

of beer.

be entertained and

with

their

field fighting

down, Sykes narrowed her side.

Since

shit.

Sykes said Americans should

old-fashioned

to

to Iraq to

lap dances for everyone."

ya'll,

Continuing her

her

left

cause they

from your boss boost up your

they want to boost up

If

her stand on abortion.

light of

dumbest

That's the

own situations. Sykes amused many University students, including Nikki Hogon, who said she went to the event ready to

making

feel sorry

"I

they should do, give them a surprise

41-

and author paced

yeor-old comic, actress, producer the

when

can

corner."

Hosted by the Student

Sykes said.

leaders were out on the

impression of the community. "I

all,"

send Donald Rumsfeld or Dick Cheney over

and an orange

Sykes took the stage and joked about her

jacket,

war and

strippers.

Decked

A

"They said morale's low with the country going to

give troops a boost.

Keith Robinson, performing their acts

a sold-out crowd

on a variety of topics.

light

with a crisp

of the spotlight.

Wanda Sykes stepped up to the microphone

audience shot

fellow

and a

Sykes sheds

up, but

you know,

you're

you

all's

get married

put asunder. hey."

let

The

"I

hod a

lot

good," Sykes

of fun.

said.

I

thought the crowd wc

"Probably

if

not

one

of

th(

could probably say the best of college oudien

been

in front

of

in

a

very, very long lime."

Writer IJessica Hartley

Designer Ashle |

J


094 095

Laughter erupts at the sold out show of Y/anda S/kes with an opening act from Keith Robinson. Sykes' visit to the University was set up by the Student Activities Council,

photo by MerediOi Currence


Six courses Tortilla

of culture

espanola (potato omelet)

French and Spanish inspired music and food brings flavor to campus. The diners

down

sat

crisp white tablecloth

stood

and

formal dinner

to the

and

the table

on top.

the center, with a white flower votive floating

in

was dressed with a A single glass

intricately folded, light blue napkins.

The Feb. 24, multi-course banquet was put together through the

Mu Gamma

Alpha

and

Sigma

Phi

joint efforts of

language honor

Iota, the University's foreign

societies.

The "tortilla

Ratatouille

down

server to step out of the kitchen, with a troy loaded

first

Espanola,"

was a

tiny

woman

with

with a tightly pinned gray bun. For the past

14 years, Louise FHorner, assistant professor of Communications, Theatre and

and Pain/Pan (bread)

Languages, helped host "The Feast of Cultures." husband, Channing Fiorner, assistant professor of Communications,

FHer

Theatre and Languages, followed

dressed

in

black pants and white

suit,

along with a stream of other servers,

shirts.

Louise said the original idea for the feast to

have a dinner and have music students

buffet, but

Horner said

come

from a student

The

sing.

first

year was

up as a

set

European

didn't feel culturally correct for the

it

who wanted they

flair

had intended, so the next year they opted for round tables with the meals served Student's

family style.

Boeuf bourguignon and Ejotes en verde (green beans

in

salsa

de aJmendra

who

served the meal also hod the chance

to

sit

down and

enjoy the French and Spanish cuisine themselves.

means

"That

green almond sauce)

there eating

it,"

townspeople

and

the students learn to serve

Louise said.

room with conversation

the

of students

and

and

faculty

at the table."

Twelve tables of diners, some young, filled

learn about the food, but they're

have the mix

like to

"I

that

Asian, American

old,

was enriched

and

Indian,

and

with a mix of accents

laughter.

The menu choices gave attendees

six

chances

to

tease

their taste

buds and

venture out, sampling such dishes as the French classic "ratotouille," the beef,

onion and carrot mixture "boeuf bourguignon," a

and Amanida de

taronja, api,

i

menta (green

salad with or-

mint called

light

"omnoida de taronja" and a baked

green salad with oranges

"flan

de queso" custard

with

cream cheese and caramel.

anges and mint)

Along with a variety demonstrate

mes

lormes," a

Tiara "I

song about a

woman who

fell

love, but married

in

to

"Vol Loisse couler

someone

else

for the

thought she sang

meaning

Nemyer sang Werther's

Sabrino

one she lost. Jackson said Nemyer's performance gave her

and cried

had a chance

cuisine. University music students

in

their talents.

of

what

the

it

more than

beautifully,"

song was, what

it

chills.

Jackson said.

meant, what

it

fell like

"It's like

she had a

and she embodied

that through her vocals."

After three hours, the guests drank their last sips of coffee,

Fromage de chevre (goat cheese)

because,

after almost

"There's things

enjoyed

this

and were

invited

a standing ovation. This annual feast would be there

to give the Fiorner's

40

I'll

years of teaching, they both decided

miss

and

dinner except for

won't miss," Louise said.

"I've

of the details of getting everything to

worl

there's things

some

last

to retire.

I

together."

Louise

hoped

students

student involvement heart, but that

would carry on

sometimes

it

was

the tradition of the feast, but she said

She also said

had declined.

time to

change

the dinner held a spot

Writer Jessica Hartley I

Flan

de queso (baked custard with cream cheese and

caramel)

in

her

ideas.

Designer jjessica Hartley


Reaching around Kristen Pdtz and Sur VVat\on, Ch.inning

Homer rrfilK w.iter gt.i\\c's during one of the

entertainment breaks.

All servers

and en)oy the six<our^e Spani%h perfoniiancei.

were

aIIowp<] to

nieal along with French

iit

and

f^lwio hv Mai-^Hi Irniuin^

The small hands loaded serving

tray.

of Louise

Homer and

Homer

hold high a

her husband retired

as assistant professors of Communication, Theatre

Languages and ended the cross-cultural years, photo by

Manha Jennings

Last minute performer, Sabrina Nemyer, to

nil

and

feast after 14

steps in

the shoes of a previously scheduled singer. Even

though asked to perform

at the last minute,

soprano dazzled feast attendees with a

the

mezzo

first-rate

cu^

tural experience, photo by Marsha Jennings

096 097


Far above the Mary Linn Performing Arts Center stage, Nicl< DelSignore adjusts a light for the

upcoming show "Ah, Wilderness!" DelSignore spent much of his time in the PAC, honing his skills

for

life

after college,

p/ioto by Trevor

Hayes


'M from

lefi:

The whir of the pottery wheel

is

the only noise

added on to a metal bench she was assembling his

experiences as a death row lawyer, photos

in

the

in

the ceramics

new

Fire

ArU

by Meredith Currence and

room

as Alysia

major

in

Coast Research Lob

in

Far from the sea,

campaign

farmers

ocean

life

at the Gulf

Mississippi.

we

ventured into the Midwest fields to explore the

when

together

advertising students prepared

an advertising

John Deere.

for their client,

Working

University.

marine biology pushed through layers of approval,

the opporlunily to get hands-on experience with

lifestyles of

former Bearcat Sean O'Brien spoke to a large crowd about

Tmor Hayes

We welcomed academic advancements to our A

Grummert finishes a bowl. Bursts of light could be seen as Lacey Campbell

Building. Stories filled the air as

theater

the

behind-the-scenes,

production team created the atmosphere

Mary Linn Performing Arts Center. Some students stepped out and took on

department's

events that graced the

for the

stage at

the challenge of learning

unfamiliar types of social dance, from the waltz to the fox After

crowded

art students

to the Fire Arts Building,

space

to

create

A change

in

of the classroom

we

and new

From our campus

trot.

the transition from former dwellings

found opportunities

for

expansion

for

more

curriculum to develop.

course work

and

mode

in

the

secondary education major got us out

into the field with extensive student teaching.

to Liberty, non-traditional students

had a chance

to

pursue high education without the requirement of walking the sidewalks of the University.

Constant

development

and

exploration

throughout the year helped us thrive

knowledge

I

of

on remaining

nostalgic

the

traditions

one and only one.

development cooperation I

//////

r//a'

tower

two thousand &

six


i

the words of our

n

.

.

.

President DEAN HUBBARD

"It's

hard to say one defining

when you've

When

yeors.

been I

came

first

been working

with

moment

here

the

22

for

here,

I

had

concept of

increased technology as a graduate

And we decided we wanted

student. to

do

it

here.

were several

"There

conference thinking

guide

us.

one

board was

that

the

we

wrote on

keep what was

to

the best interest of our

ultimately

in

Students

cornerstone

quality."

in

There were several others,

first

students.

the

us

we were

about what principles should

but the the

of

and

room

come

of

the

first.

That's

culture

of


in

the words of our

J KICHOON YANG

"One home

occasions

the

of

me

that

meaning

brought of

the

Northwest experience occurred on

April

11,

for

2005,

the

the annual student

recognition ceremony.

some

employee

had looked

I

before attending the ceremony:

about

1,000

campus

we

have

employees

student

(including

students),

every

al

about student employment

stats

on

about 100 graduate

which represents one out

of

six students.

"During

the

became

ceremony,

recognition

clear that

employees here

we

at

it

hove more student

Northwest working

jobs of significant responsibility than you find at other universities.

"Student port of

employees

this

university's

are

an

integral

workforce,

more so than elsewhere.

My

much

office, for

example, employs four students, and they

along with my secretary run the

office."

100 101


MaryThroener, Director of

Human

Services

"My

moment

defining

of Regents

Northwest was having the Cabinet and the Board

at

accept a new Compensation Structure

pay and using data occupations

wages and

for

still

"For

was amazing and

have employees thanking

me

was

market-based

for

consistent with the

the marketplace.

in

"For the University, the impact I

2001

in

salaries that

personally,

me

for that

was a major understanding

it

of

what

Also, personally,

/S-^

who would come and

I

tell

their truest

in

was touched deeply by comments of employees me individually what meant for their families, their

independence and

financial

later,

collaboration,

teamwork and support by my professional colleagues meant sense.

years

to this date, five

change.

it

their futures."

"^:.^^ÂŁ^ Jon Ricknnan, Vice President of Infornnation Systems

was a period

in which computing was redefined at Northwest campus had a traditional computing environment which provided key-punch machines and batch computing services with

"The late 1970s

Missouri State University. The

punched cord years

it

and

input

printed output onto green-bar paper.

was completely converted

computers serving

a

to

digital

interactive terminals clear across

micro-computers including an

Altair, Pets,

In just

several

network with timesharing

campus. There were also

TRS-80s and Apples but there was

no botch computing.

"No

schools the size of Northwest were close to

and cost

savings.

and was running two weeks University

In

the late

Campus'

later for

who were benchmarking

processing.

in

this

type of transformation

The system survived the Administration Building

the nation."

to visitors

of

a

NACUBO

was expaned

to

award

become

of

1979

from Purdue

our use of interactive computing

The system was winner 1980s, the system

a demonstration

fire

and word

for cost savings.

the

first

'Electronic


and Support Services

Vice President of Finance

"I

suppose

thai

my

serving

in

moment occurred when

defining

hove been fortunate

I

to fiove

worked

at

Northwest

four different administrative positions,

operations of the campus. During

honor of knowing many

me on

interocted with

my

all

I

was

past

employed.

33

years,

within the general business

lime at the University,

students, faculty, staff

first

for the

and

I

have hod the

administrators

projects, committees, special events

who hove

and numerous

other ways.

"These working moments, followed by periodic social moments, have always

energized that

my

spirit

because

have been associated

I

"Northwest

Northwest

is

a special place because of the talented people

their

who make

The often spoken idea of 'The Northwest Family'

home.

phenomenon

a true

motivated end caring individuals

of the highly with.

is

"

m It

Porterfield, Vice President of

Student Affairs

"I've been affiliated with Northwest in some fashion or another since 1984 when arrived on campus as an undergraduate student. In 1989 began felt, my graduate studies here and was hired in Student Affairs in 1990. I

I

I

and continue

to feel,

enormous pride and

opportunity to serve our students

remember

and

and

feeling both excited

gratitude for being given the

this fine

University

in

this

intimidated at being given

capacity.

what

I

I

felt

was an awesome responsibility. I'm happy to say has been everything hoped for, and more, in terms of opporutnity, challenge and a deep sense of it

satisfaction for the

"Northwest found that

I

it

to

is

work

itself.

an excellent place

history of

Northwest,

University's administration.

here. I

We

We

to

work as

believe are

has never been

well.

some

I

have

I

feel incredibly fortunate

of the finest years

in

the

as a student and then as a member of the

hove had much

are a high achieving University

believe the level of pride

friends

I

first

a college education and

to receive

be an incredible place

have experienced what

proud

I

and support

better. I'm

in

for

so

my

time

important ways,

and

to celebrate during

many

Northwest by our alumni and

very proud to be a Bearcat."

102 103


Mary Ann Lowary,

Vice President of University Relations

"Northwest does things that individuals are

going

Bob

"The Arrowhead football

to

had a challenge

take

'You

it

off

know

events."

campus,

game

out.

to

and

the University

is

going

happen. And being part of

to it

find

I

in

approached

Now this

has

my

time at Northwest

the cabinet

and as

become

Paul

and asked

Harvey

said,

part of our yearly

fall

support for

grow and is

try.

it

It's

do

the

left

way

their jobs.

and people

stay competitive,

better then being

Boerigter, Director of Athletics

talked to Chiefs personnel

the rest of the story.'

If

a defining moment

is

with seating I

it

about or

through the culture of quality to

you have a good idea you can usually

If

carry

We

that other schools don't think

empowered

try to

change

behind."

is


Joe Comelison, General Counsel

"I've

only been at Northwest a few months, but

the saying; of

what makes Northwest special

area of

and

quality,

environment

treats

it

like that,

what

Orrie Covert, Vice President of

its

are:

better

was a

its

reputation

I

University

and

essentially give

success of the

Campaign

million for the

21" Century.

quite

something bock

great opportunity for myself, as well as for for

Northwest.

Five or

would have been

With the

the University stands for

receive while they're here."

^^^^v^:^-^-

goal being $21

$40

million.

and

and

not It

just is

That's

and supporters

10 years ago, no one would of believed

raising the kind of dollars,

felt

I

The overwhelming

original

of the alumni, friends

overwhelming support from the Alumni Association.

what

to the University

family.

To date, we've raised over

a defTning moment on behalf

the University.

my

believe there

practices

and

And my what

that

of

we

the dollars, but the

o huge compliment

to

the high quality experience that individuals

it

is

a

first

lot

to

of truth

preaches

work

in

impressions

staff like family.

place could there be

was my first choice of universities to attend. don't think that you obviously make could a higher compliment than choosing that to be your school of choice. Then, 15 years later having the opportunity to come back here and it

it

students, faculty

Advancement

"As a high school student, choosing Northwest, based on

work for the

I

impressions are lasting impressions.'

'First

at?"

in

the

With an

104 105


Like a roll of the

dice, finding finances for colleg

i

However, University sch such as the American Dream Grant gave student portunHy for post-secondary education, phoio iik: a

lot of stress for students.

i

I

Trevor

Hayes


"

Updated

FINANCIAL

assistance

STUDENTS

offers

chance

a

While high school students seotched (inonciol oid office

mode

the University the

Scholarships

first

for the fight

many ways

allowed students

thot

scholarships

were

University students. Scholarship Coordinator

Terri

university

sponsored and need based

available

all

Weichinger

consistently ol creating and updating these scholarships to allow

chance

students a

One

at

Created

2004,

in

it

was

the

offered on a

need

standard room and board and $2,000

Weichinger

expenses.

American Dream Grant.

program was

said

to

grant

the

basis.

allowed

It

lot

of publicity

Dream Grant," Weichinger

lot

"Many

I

think,

made

has

a

It

allowed

was

out-of-state

Midwest Student Exchange

students to

pay

the

same

and

tuition

Program, helped put the University above

going

been our competition

to

factor for the students. Rather than

a community college with an

acknowledge

that

program and

try

A+

Program,

convince them

we

to

can

come

at least

to

a four

Hildebrand, recpient of the University Scholar

Award and

Morshall and Beatrix Ford Scholarship, said although he thought the University

there

hod a good scholarship program that helped him

were some

things

he did not

like

that

what scholarships were available

was

the

in

said. "A lot

difficult to

keep

aid

financial

And once

they did

it.

office

is

confusing,"

more students should have scholarships than

wish they would make the

GPA

requirements more broad

site

easy

to

that

was something

the financial aid office

was

moke

their

She said they were working hard

to improve.

understand and accurate

to

for students.

done was

to

She also

come

in

and

a few modifications

for

for

according

the better,

the

in

to

program,

it

had mostly

Weichinger. She said the

also mentioned

one unique

program was how

"We

have

scholarships.

and

if

a

flexible

it

unique

They can come

they complete

to the next level.

24

thing

about the

University's scholarship

was. feature in

hours

atone

especially level,

The scholarship program changed said.

She said

freshman

and have a 3.5 GPA, they can bump

They ore allowed

to float in

something not many schools have," Weichinger

Weichinger

our

with

soy the Tower Scholarship,

the staff

in

range, which

is

said.

significontly from

the past,

the financial aid department

all worked hard at improving each aspect of the program. "We've worked very hard to moke the scholorship program easily publicized, easily accessible, and very simple for our students,

had

year school instead," Weichinger said. Justin

I

Except

up

other institutions. "It's

it

information

improved

non-resident

awords. Weichinger said the Midwest Student Exchange, along with A-i-

little

me

budget hod gone up and the waivers reflected the costs of tuition. She

the

OS Missouri residents through out-of-state grants

o University designed

are o to

ask.

schools are leaning more

impact on our enrollment."

Another important addition program.

American

think they

get them, Hildebrand said.

to

Weichinger said

Web

of interest with the

I

make sense

doesn't

so more people could get them and keep them."

helped

towards a need-based analysis and the grant, significant

good, but

said the best thing students could have

and a

said,

"The

Hildebrand

working

scholarship program and enrollment.

"We've got a

how

get the scholarship,

tuition,

University's

students did not realize

them and

go toward any personal the

It

1

Many to

they do.

a college education.

addition to the

is

"

scholarship."

worked

soid with the costs of tuition rising, the financial aid office

said.

a point can separate a $ ,000 scholarship from a $5,000

tenth of

financial aid. Admission-based, departmental,

for

on GPAs," Hildebrand

strict

a

choice for students. in

"The scholarship program here

college, the

to ensure a scholarship program that

were offered

on equal chance

to

worked

at education.

financially,

about the program.

Weichinger

said.

Writer] Angela Smith

Designer Ashlee Mejio |

106 107


gather

abroad INTERNATIONAL

'

recruitment

i

program INSPIRES new enrollment. Looking out of his office window, tions wolking tfie campus sidewalks.

fie

sow a blend

of

35

worked

to

ensure

Director of International Affairs, Jeff Foot,

and

to

promote

er Intercultural

diversity within the University.

and

Center

International

staff

pleasant experience. Many came bock to study further of their experience here, and they told other students

na-

about the

and provided

University

as-

try to

Another one of Foot's responsibilities

come

was

to recruit interna-

Foot said

to the University.

it

was

"I

portant to build relationships with other countries to persuade

come

students to

here.

students with the desire

In

means

the

to

want

to study

in

"We do want diversity in all forms and we will recruit any who is academically capable to come and study at

He

Northwest," Foot said.

and

F^eeler spent a

Phil

to recruit students there.

Billesbach anticipated the revenue from the

tween $260,000 and $627^000, according

trip to

on

to

Eyo

said.

after recruitment

Eyo said

also said

where

was

He

to transfe

of places

the most

the

difficult p(

was a

str

said international

sti

that getting 11.

wont

lot

a Visa

it

was

difficult

because they did not

h

receiv

to

know where you

200

Eyo was one of the

enhance and educate

Foot tried to be honest with potential students about the

and about

positive aspects

Moryville.

He

are starting from." international students,

who

in

the U.S., he

into

don't

a large try to

still

mode

city like Los

"^ to offer in diversity," Foot said. got the students here; why not learn a little about them? Foot said the international students helped other students

and being

get a

to

the fourth-safest

sure they

knew

Angeles or

New

what was going on

they were not

world.

York.

paint a picture that's not real," he said.

"I

honestly, and the recruitment team in general works hard to moke sure that we're not selling Northwest or selling a dream, and then they get here and they're disappointed." Foot said for most international students, the University was a

University faculty in

While

loom over Tom

Phil

April,

in

Billesbach,

p/ioto ty Sn Siva

Kuala Lumpur,

Billesbach

and

Phil Heel-

met with

sev-

eral schools interested in sending students to

the

er.

in

Malaysia, the recruiters

University, photo by

Sri Siva

for the studen

for the city.

I

member Tom

The Petronas Twin Towers Malaysia,

were good

world and helped them prepare

was a good place

Writer Angela Smith

members

and Malaysia in

the

Foot said.

front of the Sultan

along with faculty

visited India

in

said Moryville

"By international students being here, we're able to b aspect of different cultures from around the globe to Mai

Heeler and Abdul Samad Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Heeler and

stand

Building in Siva,

He

the students

think

I,

Sri Siva

the other students.

"Northwest has so much

said while he pushed the

about the University such as being able

quality education, being cost-efficient

"I

not find a

sented 35 countries. Foot said those students on campus

University

coming

in

ed, you don't

total be-

April press

release.

campus

\

begin the process of studying internationc "It wasn't a struggle to get to Northwest, but the whoL cess [was a struggle]," Eyo said. "Especially when you ge help

increase international student enrollment, facSiva

students that

will

wanting to get a visa were looked at as criminals and convince their embassies that they were not.

its

ulty members Tom Billesbach, Sri week touring Malaysia and India

you, but you

especially after Sept.

in itself,

effort to

telling international

international students.

student

on

tell

What came

the

United States.

In

keep

friendlier than this place,'"

addition, he also said they looked for

and

Ukpong Eyo agreed. He said th' campus and when he heard of intern

great

convince them otherwise.

sorry to

im-

was a

students wanting to transfer to a different University, he

al

sistance to other minority organizations. tional students to

at

the recruitment process eo

International student

He, as well as oth-

members, promoted

social programs, advised international students

made

University. That

be:

Desginer [Jessica


On

the grounds

of the Taj

and

Phil Heeler, Sri Siva

University pennant.

Mahal

in

Agra, India,

Tom Billesbach display the

One

goal for international re-

crurtment was to enrich the cultural experience at the University, photo

by Sn Siva

108 109

Students

in

Malaysia

gather

in

to hear about the University and

Representatives from Northwest

a classroom

its

programs.

met with

several

schools to discuss possible online courses and a joint master's photo by Sn

An

degree

in

business administration.

Siva

Indian youth stands next to the Uni-

versity pennant.

The

University representatives

from the Department of Computer Science and Information Systems met more than 200 potential students during their trip phow bySnSrva


Converting an office

into a school setting kept Univer^

shy employees busy for much of the year. The classes would be held on the third and fourth floors of the Three Oal<s Plaza building, photo

fay

Meredith Currence


Classes would be hrld fall

t\m building in Liberty, Mo., in the and curriculuni design specialist the floorptans. p*kiIoi ty Mcf\-<kh Cinfrihr

at

of 2006. Assistant diroctor

D.tHa Runyun stood

wfltli

A

sign standSf directing traffic to the building where fall classes would be hold for the Northwest Carnpus in Liberty, Mo. Spring dasses were held at Liberty Higli School, (idotot by Mi-ri-<inh Cuitrntr

Three Oakb Plaza XTRA a Victory Lane

"


Pouring feed into a bucket, swine herdsman Craig Dewey measures his mixture. Dewey took care of the approximately 100 sows and 400-500 hogs at the University

Farm,

pfioto by Trevor

Hayes

After moving a 7-hour-old calf to a hutch, dairy herdsman Ray Ashpaugh covers the newborn vnth hay to keep it warm. When the calf s mother didn't tend to it, Ashpaugh had to clean and care for the calf,

photo by Trevor Hayes


eld

work ULTURE complex offers WIDE VARIETY

grazed

in

of educational opportunities.

the rolling posture, fields Icy fallow

in

at the form.

The farm functioned as a contract grower of chickens

scene brushed with snow ond the form created a

1

MBA

:alm.

onything but

Smart Chicken brand.

idle.

campus olong Farm hod many

U.S.

jd north of University

Highway

71, the

agricultural opportunities

in

had 400 acres

of alfalfa

450

hay and

and soybean row

acres of pasture

crops,

for

dairy

soils

J

utilize in

and agronomy

Potton has her class ipling

ÂŤ you

laboratories

classes,"

said. "This year,

The

)

to pinpoint

exact areas, and then you

on the farm were 140 beef

sows

in

a

test for

farrow-to-finish operation,

ow program allowed to slaughter,

students to

the

form

research

was

research

with the pigs

although the slaughter did not occur

E

farm was the alternative was complete, animal waste

for the

solid

flush system.

for fuel.

With full-time

all

energy

project.

programs, the form employeed four

of these

workers and seven work-study students

agriculture

complex

to help the

run efficiently.

form found the

it

to

be o hub

of activity that

featured several operations. "I

think

the form

is

a great place

to

go,"

agricultural

science student Trent Van Genderen said. "They have a

work

also

under the

waste would then be composted, pelletized and

Visitors to the

100 dairy and sheep 30

cattle,

D chick poultry operation.

1

project.

Once

of the alternative

fficiency or soil acidity levels." ing

bovine embryo

time,

transplant

The form also featured a wind-powered generator as port

and her graduate student doing

using global positioning satellite equipment

one

would be collected and then separated using a

and experiments

Husz

at

Another area of research

burned

we

lactoting

had approximately

direction of agriculture professor Dennis Podgitt.

fuels

of corn

operations. :rop land,

60-65 cows

a hands-on laboratory,"

noger Jim Husz said.

IS

addition to the dairy program, which

researching

core requirement classes frequently spend time

oriesout here interactively

)rm

In

R.

(led students. iullure

for

which marketed the farm's poultry under the

Poultry,

bit

little

of everything out there."

Writer Brent j

Choppelow

Designer Ashlee Mejia j

Spending time with a few of the sows, swine herdsman Craig Dewey waits for the feed to finish unloading from the grinder. Dewey said the quality of the farm and livestock drew many students to the University, photo by Trevor Hoya

To keep corn from spilling onto the ground, swine herdsman Craig Dewey moves the trough into position. The three year employee took his work with the farm's swine very seriously, photo

by Trevor Hayes

112 113


coordi nated

efforts THEATER

KNOWLEDGE through teaching others.

world

The campus looked empty. Few cars dotted the parking

few

dashed by

shouts prevailed,

the salmon colored

set.

A

stage. Russel Langdon's voice broke the quiet of the

beam

he said and a

"Good." he

Longdon,

gave up

"Because about

probably be waiting

Longdon,

to

Friday afternoon,

junior

year before

got

I

order to get the education and hard work

in

this

another challenge being

of kids here that are

gave

each area hod

lot

of

people here

who know

students a

in

a teaching

chance

student leaders,

to

situation, but

dabble

a

it's

lot

lot

all

that

stuff,

so

of fun."

areas of theater. Even more,

in all

"Ah, Wilderness!" assistant electrician

like

a

anything else," he said. "There

doing practicum hours and helping with

lot

that's

at the

in

essential.

know much about

subject but don't

are a

Practicum

my

until

educational theater, there are a

is

it

one

their

warm

the

role of electrical director.

in his

communication became

time,

on

As a freshman however, Longdon

said.

According

same

moved

scrim,

said.

universities I'd

Longdon

for

higher,"

"Little

a wavy pattern onto the

in

A

gun.

the middle of the

in

darkened house,

the other students diligently working

like

called the shots

job,"

projected

light,

time for the show, "Ah, Wilderness!"

his

"Other

of

sow died

nail

door frames

the trim of

o large white backdrop, hung

scrim,

Linn.

hammer and

the occasional

what would become

students slathered paint onto

higher.

Mary

Center the wail of a buzz

inside the large white Performing Arts

away and

on a warm Friday

lots

February, but vehicles lined gravel shoulder next to

in

his high position, photo by Trevor Hayes

students gain real

afternoon

Silouhetted on the scrim, "Ah, Wilderness!" master electrician Russell Langdon surveys the lighting scheme. As a freshman, Langdon jumped right into the department with

ond

practicum electrics supervisor David Carr, teaching the younger or less experienced

about

their

area.

lot

of kids

"A

come

here

in

and they

production on stage," Carr said. "So interested

doing

in

I

like

know what

don't

showing them

that

two

hang

the

nights, but

windows on

the

he fly

still

worked on

system behind the

own work done and problem

his

information

You

became

can't

had been

"I

just tell

someone 'Move

the hardest port of his job. for him, but relaying the

over,

I'll

do

said. "Part of

how

to

and supervisor Kent Andel

he

it,'"

do

things,

because

my

we

job

is

are on

Monday

tried to bring

as much real world

as possible.

to his students

try to

As

it

were eosy

facility."

provide o big picture idea," he said. "The people doing

people doing on

the theater

tricky.

Technical director

knowledge

in

set.

solving

teaching and advising and showing others

educational

them

helping a practicum student

his project,

Forsythe loved his role as o teacher, but also found

Getting

trying to get

different ports of theater."

Corr's roommate, scene shop supervisor Tim Forsythe, late the lost

takes to get a big

it

and

the lighting,

affects

what

if

they ore

that crew, realizing that

became more

electrics, the

something they do

on Wednesday."

the carpenters ore doing

the set for "Ah, Wilderness!"

would become

on

real through the technical

the actors job to bring things fully to

life

for

work,

it

an audience, but nothing

could happen without the production work. "Theater

is

one

of the

few professions

extend a deadline. You can't put anything

work

that last

day

if

still

off.

with real deadlines,

You hove

where you

to figure out

how

to

can't

make

it

nothing else."

Writer Trevor |

With a

Hayes

Designer Trevor Hayes

Kent Andel, fine arts technical director, measures a doorway As a first year Instructor in the department, Andel brought seven

little tielp,

for a piece of trim.

|

years of opera experience to his teaching, photo

by Trevor Ho/es


Concentrating hard, work

as a painter, photo by Trevor

Brush paJnt

scenic punter Evan Ross carv-

painting a star. Ross took great pride in his

fully finishes

in

hand,

on a few

students

like

shows, photo

Hayn

Hubbard puts down a coat of As a part of theater practicum,

Allison

set picjces.

Hubbard served shop hours to prep

by Trevor

for

Haya

114 115

luring, Eric Niece cuts an angle for a door (rame on the set of Ah, V\^ldernessrWorldng on the building ofa set aJkmwJ students

nÂŤny cfifferent tools and

learn severai

skills

to help

them

in

professional theater, phoio by

Trevor

Hayes

like


fancy

footwork DANCE CLASS

provides

Constant// watching themselves

students with

more than BASIC

steps,

in

the walMength mirrors, students for the sodal di

monitor their progress on the dances they know. The mirrors allowed students to during the dances,

critique th

p/iofo by Meredith Currence

j

Clutching

partners with smiles

their

on

their

faces

and dancing shoes on

their feet,

Attempting new moves, John Poison and Annie Schelvan twist each other in time with the eight-week social dance course taught students the basics

they waltzed across the floor

dance

Social

used

in

everyday

gave

class life.

perfect formation.

in

trot,

Vetter said unlike other classes

technique.

She said

enrolled to take a

Rheba

Assistant professor

in

Vetter said she taught social

salsa, the tango, the waltz,

dance was more

since

wasn't a required class

it

fun

salsa, photo by Meredith Currence

dances

polka,

and

the health, physical education, recreation

social

more

and

and relaxed

"People sign up because they want

interactive instead of in

performance and

the department, students usually

class. to take

it,"

Vetter said,

"It's

a

fun class.

They

sad when the block ends."

usually get

Students benefited

were lower

intensity,

ways, Vetter said. Even though most of the dances

multiple

in

she said the dances

gave a good workout.

still

"They [students] benefit socially because they hove to work with a partner," Vetter said. "So,

forces them to

it

are developed, but

it's

communicate verbally and

also

good

because

exercise

physically. it's

Communication

skills

a moving class period,"

Student Jordan Elo said taking the class gave him a better understanding about the

dance

steps

and how

and encouraged because

it

to

move

He

his feet.

said the class

gave an opportunity

to learn

was a

open mind" about

other students to "keep an

new

atmosphere

fun

taking the class

things that students could take with

them beyond college. "It is

at

a

a great opportunity

club," Elo said.

many

Vetter said

to

get out there and learn dance steps you won't learn

"You learn dances you students

came back

may be to

able

to

use

later in

life."

her that they used the

tell

learned outside of class at weddings and other events. But Vetter also said to the

dance experience, some

away confidence

students took

that they

skills in

they

addition

hod lacked

prior to the class. "I

had one

Vetter said.

"It

class wasn't

student

was

easy

from for

last fall

that said

'Rheba could teach a rock

someone who wasn't very

them. But they got better.

I

to

confident with dancing

think the class

dance,'"

and

the

made them more

confident."

Writer Angela Smith |

Learning the moves during

social

Designer Paulo Eldred |

dance, students try to keep up with the

learned the steps to the dances before they danced with a partner,

pfioto by

new steps. The

Meredith Currence

students

sock-clad feet accompany the music during social dance. The work on dancing and communication skills photo by Meredith Currence

Muffled steps from dents together to

.

rti

dances including the wal^

students the opportunity to learn steps not normally

such as ballroom dancing, the fox

dance department,

tango and

in several

class br


*4^ \^iSJl,


Group

discussion played a key role in creating the campaign for John class worked both as one large unit and in smaller research teams.

Deere. The

photo by Meredith Currence

In

response to a

students remark, Jerard Williams waits his turn to corv

tribute to the discussion of objectives for their

ad campaign. The

class

had

to complete extensive research and agree on campaign goals before creating

advertisement ideas, photo

6^ Meredith Currence


ie for the Advanced Advertising Strategies dass, Jacquie

Lamer

Reviewing the latest response

^m their

Zebecke and Sarah

client, Callie

hand knowledge of the advertising industry to students. Lamer |uestions for the students and gave suggestions regarding the can>

count coordinator for the dass and was responsible for keeping

hn Dcore.

John Deere,

it

['/loti-

bv Alci-edfth Currtnce

Zimnierschied discuss tthe rest of the

class.

Zmmerschied acted in

as the ac-

contact with

photo by Meredith Currence

vertisers land

big client NCED

advertising strategies class

puts together igh

much

PROPOSALS

for John Deere.

deliberation of creolivily, planning, research

a campaign

they developed

senlotion,

John

for

would

picture.

For

advanced Advertising Strategies class was given John

o

client

end

n

and they were

required to put together an

ad

port

Jacquie Lamer, chose the

client

would already have one

16 class beginning so they

of

their

representatives from

John Deere

come

to

assess

their

to the students to create

a

n

was broken up

team, the

i

into several

teams: the target

medio planning team, the plans book

J the presentation team,

each one

in

charge

of

a

aiece of the campaign. T

they

do

looked

in

large of communicating with the client to ire

working.

g

the research process, they

i,

budgeted

make

sure

for the advertisements, pulled information

ons book the students hod to have at the end of the

ond discussed ideas

for the client presentation.

lerschied said she learned ly

rem the at

e

o

lot

about the farming

through the research process.

they

city,

so

do,"

farmers

I

and they are

said.

"Most people

not everything

a person

the field to determine their

in

at our surroundings

and asked

is

and what

questions,"

live

and what in

he's about."

campaign. They go through and will

use

what

figure out

campaign

for the presentation of the

to

the client.

Hoslag thought her team did

April

well

in

putting the

presentation together.

neat to see

different

Haslog

outstanding,"

hondson

how we combine

majors con get together and

make

and how

everything so

said.

Lamer, the class

to

everything

wos

intended

to

be a

class for the students so they could get professional

experience prior

to

heading out

She also mentioned

students could

go

to

through a

who go

into the advertising field.

that the professionals

who encouraged Lamer "Students

learned about the different machines

Zimmerschied

audience did

target

The presentation determined one of the most important

According determined the target

the

general gives us a better idea of the consumer

parts of the

"It's

Zimmerschied served as account coordinator, and

research,

Tobitha Padilla said. "Understanding where they

exactly they

:lass

and

target audience.

general-who he )w the process was up

of people are not around farmers

lot

ethnogrophy studies working

"We

pitch.

nstructor of the class,

A

don't realize they are up to dote with technology."

odd

this

realistic

the

ones

agency

process.

through these classes are eager to

apply them with the other

classes,"

the real application process of

Lamer

said.

"Everyone

likes

skills."

Writer Kelsey Garrison |

were

kind of course so the

Designer Paula Eldred |

118 119


Front Row: Susan and

Colt,

Terri Vogel. Bock Row:

Marvin Hoskey and Arley Larson. Harold Brown, Rego Jones and

Row

Tom

2: Jamie Potton

Zweifel.

With the lightest smoothing the

touch, Atysia

Grummert

focuses

inside edges of a pottery project in the

on

ceranv

room of the Rre Art Building. Ceramics and welding were two types of art that students could work on in the Rre Arts ics

Building, photo by Meredith Currence

Front Row: Falcone, louro

Philip Laber

and Kim Sprodling. Back

Row:

Armin Miihsam, Paul

Kukkee and Glen Williams.

Chemistry

Front Row:

Mike Bellamy, Jim

Jones, Alimed Molkowi, Rick

Hollz,

Toomey and

Angela Bickford and Barrett Eichler.

Patricia Lucido.

Back Row: John

Row

2: Ken

Show, Rofiq Islam

and David Richardson.

Communication, Theatre and

Languages

full advantage of a new facility, Lacey Campspends time welding a bench. The design idea came to Campbell when she was working on a project with a similar design and noticed it would create good

Taking

bell

seating, photo

Front Row:

Melody Hubbard, Louise Horner, Theo Ross, Morcy Roush and Michelle

Row

2: Joe

Fisher.

Back Row:

Kreizinger, Matt Walker, Pot Johnson, Pace Martinez, Connie

Channing Horner,

Lori Durbin,

Allen.

Campbell and John

Boyo Oludoja, Mike Morris and Pot Immel.

by Meredith Currence


On

a Sunday afternoon, Nina Pecora

only provided

more

space, but

rinishos

new

pottery piece due that week. The

up

facilities

new equipment

a

not

for the

artists, photo by Meredith Currence

i^iT^ spaci ous

design NEW environment STUDENTS

gives

With a new

issues of safety

On

According

located

in

facility,

basement

and

terms of

and

fire

"As far OS space

building offers students

how

for everything,

there's its

larger. There's is

to

the

high

ceilings

ceramics," art

their

in

larger

in

their

"The

new

Pit,"

studio

electrical outlets

students

to

ideas

in

a

space,

your

of

throwing

better

access

to

as well as larger work areas.

"There's no pressure to get out of people's

on

the

new building provided students many advantages, students also faced o few

challenges.

really

windy

clay to dry out

much

Even though the with

some

Pecora

inside,"

it

tends to get

said. "This

causes your

faster than normal."

new

technical

building provided students

issues,

many believed

space would enhance

their

the

artistic

ability.

"Students can

had more privacy

space and

technique

Although the with

ambition end imagination grow," Kukkee said. Unlike

it's

potter's wheel.

larger studio

a

don't have to

breaking on us and

"The vents ore always open and

less cluttered environment.

"When you work

the

specifically

new

now had room

develop

"We

art

Kukkee said new throwing wheels enabled

dust ventilation."

for

stuff

new,"

o more relaxed environment."

design bigger projects. She said the larger studio to

^20 121

is

her to set up a class designed to teach students

and more storage

space, Kukkee believed students

space allows students

quality of our area, the

equipment

Kukkee

much more space. a lot of space and room

seems perfect

*

actually to

ventilation,"

little

nicer

constantly worry about

much

ÂŁ

the

major Theresa Wilshusen said.

is

S

throwing

as

and

Fine

codes.

education major Nina Pecora said.

Due

and

DeLuce

city safety

is

the University

metalworking equipment.

to

studio

and

had

the new building, new equipment, such

fully utilize

purchased

Pit,"

addition to a safer environment, the

like

To

it."

nicknamed "The

building

the

safety

said. "The old building

"I

and people can respect

wheels

of the Olive

meet

the facility

better ventilation in

its

own space

way," Pecora said. "You can hove your

to assistant professor of Art Laura

the

safer

to

forms of

and design.

Arts Building failed to "Its

for oil

built

talents.

opened doors

designed

facility

Kukkee, the previous

In

enable creative

Sept. 24, the University

three-dimenfional art

code

mind, the University

in

art facility to better

newest academic

home.

safe

expand

their

thought because of

the bigger environment," Wilshusen said. that

you have the option

opens people's minds Writer

|

to

to

Brent Burklund

"Knowing

make your work bigger

what they can achieve." Designer Paula Eldred |


insight on


"

Alumnus SEAN O'BRIEN shares

Digging deep inside

allowed him

to better

his

know

get to

to

his clients

their stories.

tell

Sean O'Brien came about

and minds

hearts

their

DEATH PENALTY

about the

his stories

Charles Johnson Theater, Feb.

to

to

15,

talk

experience as a death row defense attorney.

many

O'Brien told

about

stories

his

and how he

clients

tried

to

overturn their death penalty sentences.

He

had

said he

judges and keep to

come up

to

understand what

with compelling stories to interest the

O'Brien said he strove

his clients alive.

were

his clients

like

O'Brien talked about one inmate, while

papers

He

prison.

in

wrote

O'Brien got o O'Brien recalled

call

his

from

first

hove too many things

"I

He had no

his client the

He

inmate paralegal

and had them

sign the

lego! representatives.

day he was

be executed and

to

to

do something on

appeal," he said.

this

was

to

see

if

the prison

all

guards would get a wheelchair

"At that

Talbot, Robin Golloher

and Michael Hobbs.

Richords,

Row

loomis, Williom Waters, Steve Shively, John Galloher, lerri Johnston ond

Row: Tom

Row

3: Nicholos

Wayne

2: Kenton

Froncii, Jeffrey

Chondler,

Hardee, Brenda Ryan, Craig Good, Paul Jones, Roger Kirschbaum and Bruce

Bock

Litte.

the for

Family and Consumer Sciences

another inmate so he could eat lunch with everyone.

moment, he was

"In that

Nancy Moyet, Jen

Chando Funslon, Rebecco Aronson ond Beth

to do.

waited three minutes before picking up the phone and

inmate wanted

From Row: Wilcox,

thoughts.

hope he doesn't want me

"I

who became an

briefs for the prisoners

soy he had a case.

to

get the judges

to

as people.

moment, he was a

thinking

better

about someone

person than

I

else,"

O'Brien said.

was."

O'Brien mentioned another unusual story about a mother and her instinct

about o cose.

Another

was

client

hours

who had

another inmate

died

away from execution. That day the mother of was watching the evening news her home in

Arkansas and called Gov. Mel Cornahan the day of the execution

them the man was innocent and not

to

Several weeks earlier, O'Brien and his partner had gone down woman's Arkansas home and showed her the video evidence.

The video evidence contained the line for

lunch at the

raced out

fact that O'Brien's client

supposed time of the crime and minutes

respond

to

to the call.

to

tell

execute him. They obliged.

was

to the

first in

the guards

later,

Fronf Row:

that

Jeanne Ccowford, francos Shipley ond Jong-Ae Yang.

Meghan

Jenell Ciok,

They also brought papers

contained

Shell

and Deborah

Clork.

Back Row:

Row

2;

Sbeilo Brookes,

Beth Goudge, Lauren Leach and

Connie Neal.

affidavits of oil the

inmates on cellblock, showing the inmate didn't commit

She was then convinced

the murder.

They took the video evidence

was ordered

the inmate

to

serve

his client

was

innocent.

and they received a

to court

his original

retrial

and

Geology and Geography

sentence.

Audience members then got a chance to pose questions to O'Brien and he gave them some insight as to how some of his clients reacted during cases.

their in

He

said

many

of them acted remorseful,

denial about the situation

O'Brien over.

He

was

and were too

also asked

far

some wer

out there, psychologically.

what kept him going

cases were

after his

said that his family definitely helped him out

and

his clients

gave

him incredible strength to keep moving.

Many stories

audience members gave a and how he presented himself.

One

positive

reaction

to

O'Brien's

Front Row: Leoh Monos.

audience member, Sarah Bourne, said

that

O'Brien didn't

do

and Vonlen

Ming-Chih Hung, Patricia Orews, Renee Rohs, Brian Slockhouse, Sue Nickerson ond

Back Row:

Jeff Brodley,

Mark Corson, John Pope, Ted Goudge, Richard

felton

Le.

what she hod expected. "I

liked the topic

who were not

what

I

ond how he touched on

the

worse-off than them," Bourne said.

was

expecting.

I

was expecting

"If

him to

people helping people

was talk

pretty

good and

obout the process

Health, Physical Education,

Recreation and Dance

instead of actual cases he's done."

Mottle certain

Hans

persona

said she always thought of lawyers as

like

coming

with a

being very professional and business-oriented and

she liked the more personal side of O'Brien.

"He seems "He

like

an actual human as opposed

really puts his heart into

it,

you con

really

Writer Kelsey Garrison |

to

a

robot,"

Hons

said.

tell."

Designer Paula Eldred |

Front Row:

With a

distinct message, Universitx alumnus Sean O'Brien relays stories from his vÂŤÂŤrk as a death row lawyer. Nominated to speak by the English Department, O'Brien spoke of the hard times and the encouraging times vey hb feelings on the death penalty, phoio by Trevor Haya

in

hb professkm to con-

Cothie Honnigon, Gino McNeese, Janet Reusser ond Jim Johnson.

Terry long, Jon Gustofson ond Molt Symonds.

Back Row:

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Working

diligently to meet their deadline, Emity Wheatiy and Jessica L

put the finishing touches on their display for the education center. Their fw fine arts

and more

tools were, photo by

specifically, set

construction and teaching children what

Trevor Hayes

^"

i^h

Showing off her work,

r

Kahre and Department Chairman of Eduon different types of design. Kahre, a family and consumer sciences student, put Allison

cation Leadership Joyce Piveral chat about her display

modern

interior

several days of work into her display, photo by Trevor Hayes

With the

final touches

on

their portion of the Education Learning Center,

Adam Thompson and Lance Moore place their handouts on health and physical education onto their table. Each handout included information for the children, including a

worksheet to name the bones of a human skeleton,

photo by Trevor Hayes

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History, Humanities, Philosophy

expanded

and

Political

Science

experience SECONDARY

education

TEACH

majors Standing full

in

wooden

the

for

full

semester

doorframe, she peered

of high school students waiting impatiently

a step

into the

room, she took a deep breath

introduced herself. "Hello, class. I'm your

new

classroom

into the

seats.

in their

As she took

calm her nerves, and

to

student teacher."

Secondary education majors went through a change elementary and secondary education department.

within

the

Front Row:

Ricliord Field, Miiliael Steitier,

2: Mall Johnson, Dovid

Previously,

Slolet

unlike Spencer ond Doniel Smilh,

elementary

education

who

majors

student

taught

secondary education majors would attend classes

A change

student teaching the rest of a semester.

secondary education majors student teach

for

a

a

in

Row: Ron

Ferris

Row

Rkk

Joel Benson,

4:

Frucht

Row

and Janiie Brondon-Falcone.

3: Robert

Row Tom

DewhirsI, Kris Gulhrie,

Ridiord Fullon, David McLoughlin ond Jim Fiswerl. Bock

ond Brian Hesse,

weeks before

for five

full

semester,

full

end

made

the curriculum

semester

for the

first

Horace

Mann

time.

Secondary education major

Allison

advantages and disadvantages

to the

n

Kahre said there were both

change, but overall she wasn't

satisfied.

"We had

some

to take

confusing for those of us don't

know what

section

in

classes early," Kahre said. the transition. The biggest

we

are

"It's

been

problem

kind of that

is

we

in."

Spanish education major Ellen Holey said student teaching a

full

semester would help her by giving her more practice with the students. "I

like

it

because

it

to split the time

gives

me more

Holey

for student teaching,"

said.

time to accomplish

be easier

"It'll

for

that

all

I

need

me because

I

to

have

Kahre said the change

displayed

One

in

in

the classes she

hod

Belclier, Julie

Seoline and

Amber Hawk.

Boik Row:

Jo-

full

were

time-

Marketing and Management

credit for their classes at the time

They would receive two of the three

were required

to

come back on

student teaching to receive the

Even with the

to take

Hall.

of completion.

in

Newcom

required creating a learning center that had to be

Brown

The majors also didn't receive

advantage

Rebecco

up between elementary and secondary."

Haley said professors also went through a transition period because they had to change around classes that has used to be five weeks long. consuming.

Front Row:

seph Suchan, Lynelte loppmeyer, Nancy Forlow and Undo Heeler.

all

credit hours

and then

selected Fridays throughout their time

full

third credit.

of the negative aspects, Kahre said she

saw one

the program.

"The advantage

beginning and

we

is

will

that

we

will

be

how

get to see

it

in

the classroom from the very

all starts,"

Writer Angela Smith |

Kahre said.

Designer Paulo Eldred |

Front Row: Jim Walker Gilbert,

Jonel

Mono,

Brendo Jones, Ron DeYoung and

Lisa Phillips, Tekle

Wonorle and

Chi la Brett

Um, Cindy Kenkel and Doug

Wore,

Ba<k Row:

Russell.

Row

2:

Sieve

Blake Noughlon, Terry Cooher,

Erin Pleggenkuhle^Alles.

Mass Communication

Front Row:

Morlo McCrary, Louro

Widmer

Jodell Strouch

Molt Rouch, Williom Murphy, Ooug Sudhoff ond Joson Offutt, queline Lamer and Cody Snopp.

and Jerry Donnelly.

Ba<k Row:

Row

2:

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Mathematics, Statistics and

STUDENTS

get a head start

Laboratory

CAREERS

on Working

marine

opportunities the

According

to

new marine

I

biology.

and

with dolphins, harvesting crabs

mammals were

was

in

and studying

shellfish

biology major offered

new marine

biology professor Kurt Haberyan, the

otherr

studei

its

biology

showed go ahead and

of high interest with current students. Prospective students,

for the

major as well, which enabled the department

to

entfii

put!

proposal.

"We

thought

ond

it

would be on

it

we

the experience

would be service

He

thing to offer building

oil right

already hove because there

is

to the citizens of the state,"

on the

coursf

much student demanr Haberyan said.

so

said the procedure to get the major established went through several

on campus and

if

those levels were passed

went on

it

to the state level for re

The Coordinating Board of Higher Education, which worked with new Front Row: SadeL

Row

Cheryl Malm.

Terry King, Lynda Hollingsworlh and Christina Heinlz.

3: Kichoon

Yang, Scott Garten and Russ Euler.

Bpik Row:

Missouri

Row

Row

2: Denise Weiss and Jawad

4: Mary Shepherd.

Jennifer Wall

pre

took over the process and reviews

at universities, then

and

proposal

Dennis Malm, Kurtis Fink, Brian Haile, Christine Benson ond David Vlieger.

Academy

being implemented

of Science,

to

approve the major.

Marine biology

officially

With the major

in

Coast Research Lob

in

"We

Mathematics and Computing

Ocean

had

in

October.

I

the opportunity to

work

with

tlii

Springs, Miss.

took advantage of our relationship with the Gulf Coast Reseorcfl

Haberyan

"We've been

said.

years and students

and

became a major

place, students

bring the credits back.

campus of Northwest." Haberyan said that department

go down

to

it

was

that's

c

considered a

hove a strong background

to

2C

for

some

there could easily take

So from our perspective

since

I

biolo

in

a strong biological, chemical and moth backgroi

tried to build

gave them

the students. This

Gulf Coast Research Lob

affiliated with

who wanted

apply those classes with

the ability to

their expe

at the lab. Front Row:

Dee Dino, Tyler Topps,

Lisa Corrico, Cleo

Somudzi, Diono Schmitz, Bob Theodore and

Back Row: Andrea Wagner, Matt Garrett, Beth Eppinger, Robert Bryant, Lori Kelley,

Jr.,

Sam

Jennings

II,

The courses available

Will Perkins.

Neol Davis,

could take were general

that the students

ch^

as well as invertebrate zoology and basic ecology and physics

statistics,

lai

Avinosh Kaur and Becky Troyer.

oceanography courses

that

included physical, chemical and geological

s(

as well as marine biology were taught at the Gulf Coast Research Lob.

Chrystyna Stevens said overall she liked the classes offered,

zoology and hoped one day

"My

was

"The lob

invertebrate

I

They hoped

to

There were

five

this

is

all

because you actually got

now and

right

oceanography classes

about

really liked learning

really fun to,

zoology

summer, which

to

see the animals,

add more courses

the future as the

in

I

hope

be way more hands

will

about

really not

the animals," Steve

really like that class also.

I

spe()(

marine lab.

hove been zoology, which

favorite classes

biology specifically, but

to study at the

to

t

on."

program grew.

hours of elective courses the students could take at theb

research lob and the professors tried to encourage that through the

hcj

work.

"We've enhanced Front Row:

Ernest Woodruff,

Pomelo Shannon and Williom Shannon.

Dunnell, Lisa Lawrence and Stephen Town.

Bock Row:

Row

2:

Chris Gibson, Rebecca

Ernest Kramer, Carl Kling, Sheila Phillips, Brian

Lanier and Anthony Olson.

at the to

go

marine

lob,"

the experience by

Haberyan

said.

marine biology. And a

into

lot

adding the oceanography course

"And

makes

that

the students better

want

of students

to

pi

K

C

hove a the word

biology' on their degree because that's their driving motivation for doing biology."

Physical Science and Biology

At the lob, the students hod the ability to get hands-on experience by g

ij

boat cruises around marshes and collecting specimens on the beach.

Haberyan

He

said

years

many

ago

said he thought the students

of the older students

had always been

and wasn't

sure

"I

Kaien Schoffer,

Phillip Lucido, Jonette Podgitt

ond Gregg Dieringer.

Hoberyan, Suzonne FruchI, David Eostetlo, Jeff Thornsberry and Peter Kondroshov.

Back Row:

Kurt

in

about

ihi

K

the maj

ond darkest

is

what she was going like to

to

end up doing

for

her con

explore the depths of the ocean somed

also the mystery of

parts of the

further into the major,

marine biology. However, she hod many op

love the ocean, so being able to

Stevens said. "There

who was

of the students

interested

Stevens said she would Front Row:

enthusiastic

as a freshman.

Melodie Sharon, one the future

were very

wished they could hove token on

ocean would be Writer

|

be it

all

in

it

all

the time

would be

too, discovering things

in

fi

the

incredible."

Kelsey Garrison

Designer

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scribbling notes

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long lectures,

to

listening

provides

were replaced

logging

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to

for Information

to take online

classroom

One

Technology

the

in

in

950

Education,

fall

McLean, received

the

finish

online

of

his

master's

degree

McLean

programs

is

that

work con be worked

first

offered

"This

is

a

the

into

in

the

historic

fall

and

the nation, the

GIS program

all

for the University

completed

online,"

because

Northwest and

it's

the

exam

department of Geology and

Geography chairman, Gregory Haddock for

exciting that

it

said.

"It's

a

online classes

occurred during our

site.

Erin

were available and Runyon

This integration of

one

said

75

online

said

course,

for

"First,

some who it

are

allows

or

more

online courses

in

in

courses

taught an online promotions

might not be what students

expected.

to

that

is

by completing a course online you learn

communicate through

class,

based

for students,"

she said. "To get something out of the

you must put some class

always on

the 'written' word; not

effort into

you can easily

sit

it,

whereas

in

a

lecture-

through a semester without ever

contributing anything to the class."

While students agreed brought greater

being

relationship

eCompanion

technology played on integral

who

Pleggenkuhle-Miles,

that not

percent of the University faculty hove at least one

course

o variety of ways," said

one of Northwest's online

courses toward

take

to

the Moryville area often take

first

centennial year," Fifty-five

them

easy task

semester of 2003.

occasion

in

located beyond commuting distance to Moryville,

time

a busy

coursework, the thesis process and the comprehensive

were

CITE Director Roger Von Holzen.

"The benefit

for the University

the use

of technology.

said.

first

enhance student learning through

order to be able to create a more flexible class schedule."

online.

schedule, instead of the busy schedule around the school

work,"

the effort to

in

degree programs. Second, many students who are located

2005.

of

advantage

available to

students opted

courses rather then the traditional venue of the

student, Chris

"The

was

port

learning.

"Online courses benefit students

Dorla Runyon, assistant director of the Center

geographic information science solely

A

new

a computer and depending on self-motivation.

to

According

in

class,

in

new

to

move toward technology has

flexibility to their

in

schedules, Joshua

the classroom took

away

Ramsey

felt

from the personal

between student and teacher.

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the

it

is

easier to learn information

explaining certain things to you instead of Writer Jessica Hartley I

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the teacher

reading

it

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mouse, technology enabled students

->•

oven tseen a

lot

cheating," Lamer said. "As far as

go,

I

hove students

classroom

turn

them

off

repoii

on

hii

cell

(

becou

distraction, not for fear of chr-'

Lamer and Wilcox agreed, the more professors

were on

their

own

expects


With

Web

sites like cyberessays.com, students could easily

copy an already written essay or term paper and claim

own. However, professors could

it

as their

also use these sites to prevent

and catch this type of cheating, photo itlustravon by Trevor Hayes

Role of Women

in

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the University's guidelines surrounding

jri

emic honesty, the more prepared students rnoke on educated decision on

fo

iments, tests

end papers.

talk First

oil,

it's

about

university, ail

of us,

You're either honest at snt jite

try

to

you're not.

honesty

in

the search for

a moment or

The second one

often, especially in

and

that

at

a

comes

composition,

hos

with the student's understanding of the

technicalities of

and

do

what were doing

stonding the mission of

m a

I

about academic honesty," Wilcox of

do

from

There are two things that I

their

to

being precise with language

called

"the

meons, motive and the

fraud

triangle"-

to

rationalize

ability

clearly deiieviating the students' thoughts

a decision. The three combined comprised

somebody

academic

"And

else's thoughts.

even

though

dishonesty

cases might be more forgivable, unwilling or

unable

to

sign the student either

and

business world

be

said.

who

are immature

developed-don't do

and

because

the student

is

ore not

then that's

a

you're going to get cought eventually," Wilcox

needs to retake

the course

belong

in

a

said.

three

components

of

cheating could be directly related to what the

fully

"The

students

who

developed already know it's

the

he

if

all."

Wilcox said

dishonesty,

"To those students

such

diligent,

learn that diligence, or doesn't

university at

in

it

mature

are

and

do good because

to

the good."

Writer Riley Huskey |

Designer Brent |

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After spearing

Concentrated on foot the ball Brett Bognar

Matt

Michaels, in the Mule head.

work. Brittany

Cash drives down

Bobby the Bearcat

fires

up the homecoming crowd.

during a 1-0 win against Missouri Western. Releasing

field

photos by Trevor Hayes. Meredith delivers a pitch during his seven inning shut-out against Missouri-Rolla.

Currence and Mike Dye

We

pushed

excellence

for

in all

areas and our teamwork

motivated players through rough seasons and led to strong

bonds.

The

Department copyrighted "Bearcat" and

Athletics

established

The deportment also began a strong marketing program increase attendance at

broadcasts

for fans

who

to

athletic events.

all

Network

Radio

Bearcat

The

we

ourselves as the unique owners of the name.

could not

provided

make

it

play-by-play

to all the

games. The

strength of the network ensured students could catch football

Although

we we

lost the

Fall

Classic against Pittsburg State

shared

in

our excitement at our postseason

looked forward

to

Bearcat basketboll and the teams'

for football,

prospects.

We

returns to old traditions.

rooting

in

Bearcat Arena

Throughout

it

all,

Our hopes for

our teams.

we bonded

as one team under one

We

celebrated our unique harmony and claimed our

victories

and

losses as important parts of our

one and only one

athletics.

precision

(>ftu/

kept us

mascot.

dedication to quality

a/uL

for the playoffs

I

speed

I

focus


Through the fog, homecoming game

the Bearcats take the field for the against Central Missouri State. Quarterback Josh Lamberson won the most valuable player award in the 31-21 win over the Mules, photo by Trevor Hayes

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I

courlesy of

Jacob

DiPietre|

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1977 To

Previous mascots reminisce about development of Bobby over generations. children pulling on his

Young

points inside the

crowd kept

the

first

toil,

and constantly rousing

Bobby Bearcat dedicated

to

Starting

on individual

Bobby by becoming

the

first

Consisting of a fiberglass

pods

was

for

paw

print for

around 1970, Vinnie Vaccaro person

to

protest

mascot costume.

memory was

receiving his officiol

I

One

no exception.

Bobby Bearcat

memories included

of DiPietrie's favorite

the

football team winning two notional championships. first

that

"Coach Tjeerdsma and

year was the participation of male cheerleaders.

sporadically through

season.

the

Specifically,

only

of that success

special

in

his

staff

really turned

around," DiPietre said. "The best port of

todays male cheerleaders, the men only participated

Unlike

his favorite

issues with the Student Senate.

was probably the finest moment because was finally the real Bobby Bearcat," Scroggins said. Jacob DiPietre, who was Bobby from 1996 to 2000, was

born.

Also a

on the president's lawn over

"That

football helmet, shoulder

support and o fuzzy wool-like jumpsuit,

years as Bobby, Scroggins experienced a student

mascot uniform.

those next to follow.

the

his

Scroggins said that

the

initiated the tradition of

wear

head atop a

for

1976 through 1979.

During

the

be the mascot.

Each Bobby has established something important Universtiy, leaving

spring of

bleeding from sharp contact

of his costume

head

it

for

program

the

me was being o

part

a small way."

in

uowl. Their uniforms included white jeans, a Northwest sweater

By creating the Bobby Bearcat Fan Club for kids and starting the tradition of doing push-ups at football games, DiPietre paved

and a megaphone.

the

names

such as

Homecoming, Family Day and

became

Vaccaro

sponsor

cheerleoding

a

the Centenniol

incorporating scholarships, credit hours, uniforms opportunities during ruling required

and gender. later

the

difficult

equal opportunities

Betty Bearcat

changed

time

into

what

and

in

of

Title

IX

and

man behind

traveling

scrutiny.

we now know

"I

and was

unfold,"

a

Bearcats. In

the spring of 1976, a

new Bobby was

African American to

become Bobby

come o

at the

was

Scroggins encouraged students and fans alike from the

first

of school

ore doing

University.

Vinnie

alum.

Vaccorro

born, Steve Scroggins.

Scroggins

the

lot

being Bobby and

have been able

Bobby OS on

as Bearcats and Lady

for

it

I

to

who

was

often called Bobby.

have watched the osmosis of

wear

this outfit,' to

today are genuine

athletes.

this

somebody

these

thing

that's

They ore very good.

It's

Designer Brittany Zegers |

|

|

got

young men who

long way." Writer Brittany Zegers

Vaccaro 1971

the

let his

be Bobby, coach Bobby and watch

said. "From, 'Well, let's get

sprit to

of

has changed as well. Vaccaro

mane was

the

presence known

This

sports, specifiolly of race

the Beorkittens evolved

newcoming Bobby Bearcat. years of Bobby's evolution, knowledge

for the

Through the

1978,

in

way

Steve Scroggins

I

1978

Jacob

DiPietre I

1997


I

"Anyone can sucessful

life,

just

go

to school, get

like

means you become part and you have a stake in the to see when succeeds and

live

up

but being a Bearcat

of Northwest, you're involved

outcome of the school and arent happy when doesnt it

a bearcat

same

a degree and lead a

it

to

its

expectations. Being

a higher standard of students.

is

thing today. Even

carry those

traits.

in

I

think

it

the

your professional career you can

Anyone can go

to

work everyday and go

through the motions, earn a paycheck and earn a to

means

living,

but

be there and make a difference and make a mark on the world,

it's

same

thing."

-Jacob

DiPietre

kind of the

"Except for

my

family,

know

am

prouder of

that

I

anything than

I

am

don't

I

of being

a Bearcat. With that pride

goes the extended feelings of

knowing

Bobby.

I

happen,

But

V

the

first

didn't will that to didn't plan

I

happen, .

was

I

it

it

just

will

that

I

it

to

happened.

be something

will

forever hold

near and dear

my ^

entertained everyone

ind old. jst

I

was a clown,

young but

I

loved to entertain people

nd the atmosphere there condusive to

that.

was

Everyone

saw everyone as one human eing. There was no color; there /OS no race. We were just a big Jst

3mily

in

Maryville."

Steve Scroggins

-

to

heart."

Vinnie

Vaccaro


think of enthusiastic loyalty and that is what display as a Bearcat. think of spirit and representing "I

I

I

the University

in

a positive and

promoting >vay." -

Heidi Shires

Student Ambassador

been a

long story. I've been in college here from '45 to '49 and taught here then from '69 to '87, and you know they say, 'Once a Bearcat, Always a "It's

life

Bearcat.'

I

think

true."

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"Being a Bearcat means being part of a marvelous extended family. Bearcats care about each! other, watch out for each other,) celebrate each other's successj and are there to help wheni

problems -

come."j

Dean Hubbard^

Presidenii

"I

am very proud to

be a Bearcat because North>vest has a lot of rich tradition

and

is

such a

prestigious university. To coll

yourself a Bearcat is a great honor."

-Josh Lomberson Football Quaterback

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140 141


"Being a Bearcat is embracing your school spirit, supporting all

your

fello>v students.

Northw^est pride

is

a

Bearcat."

Abby Stephens Student Senate Presi-


1

"Bearcat

is

our athletic mascot and

team name, but than

to

me

it

includes

more

going to a game. It's really a symbol for a member of the Northwest community." Janice Brandon-Falcone Author of "Traditions: A Hundred Years of Northwest just

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Observing the football team during a game, the mascot strives to keep fans excited. Bobby said he had the best seat in the stadium being on the sidelines. photo by Meredrth Currence

Bobby Bearcat stands in observation of the football team during a game. Bobby said he had the best seat in

the stadium being on the sidelines,

Currence

photo by Meredith


Wihon, Chris Moinnicns and

Juitin

Janial RanUins Quartoroli to prepare for a basket addition to cheers, the squad performed

assist

Amanda

toss.

In

many

flying stunts

(>V

Mfifililh

and pyramids on the

sidelines,

pfioro

Cimrixr

Bearcat

spirit

Cheerleading squad leads fans; competes nationally. e crowd rose to

3II

field.

The

players

;

jrcot

feet

its

as the green

"BEARCATS" raced across

spelling

off

way game

another

between

mode

the University

in

in

niversity at the

Cheerleading National

in

Daytono Beach,

nee Kerekes said

it

quad established

become

could lot

people

of

leerleaders

was

there

here

traditions quickly,

didn't realize

were a

Brown

Flo.

He

if

we

wouldn't have

i

obrm sounded

ras off to

ond

Hy-Vee

ot

7

for

home

then ixick

to

there,"

"I've

how much work was

Sure lo

unpack and then pack

dock, he realized

10 a.m. ond time )l

to

head

to

Stadium.

bby

"To started

loking at the

Bearcat

ootball

for

gome, basketball game

cheerleading liversity.

there

competition

But not

the

you

Bobby

gomes

the

truth,

know

didn't

it

biggest thing cheerleaders bring," Kerekes

do

was you went

did," the

when

said.

act

like

an

I

"I

out there

on o fuzzy hat and you go

and

said.

"We're there

when

our team

and cheer them

there

reassurance that cheering

for

we

them

got

just

in

of

part

the

organization," Gottuso said.

o

lot

of

appearances

pre-game

to oil the

autographs.

It's

spirit

be

that will

a continued

we

seconds go

"He does

for the school.

things things,

He

ore

out."

great.

We're

around.

and

cocky

signs

It's

that

Bobby's position was going

school."

The man behind the mask, however,

hard

task. After four

filling

be a

to

yeors of experience

soid the best port of being

Bobby was

OS Bobby and two All-American

He

soid getting

he said the only

hearing the crowd

yell.

approval.

that

Bobby did o

won gomes.

for

the

football

you wont

being o

really the best University

thing around."

better

of important things

the sports

hard not to be the most

The senior also said

in turn,

including

basketball oil

programs and academics here ore

and going

really important for the

good

such

teams," he said. "Actually,

be loud got a

lot

the

and

team a

"He's

the

year."

University,

It's

have

j

reaction from the players, which,

oil

home

on.

are there and

until

Cheerleader Nichole Gottuso said

season

well, they

Designer Brittany Zegers

cheerleader.

and

out there

but I'm basically

idiot,

So even

at everything.

doing too

isn't

a continuous fan base at

does countless photo

went near as

man

thought

it

didn't realize

required.

it

for

many people

d how much Bobby did as

tell

I

the

is

j

of the

all

deep OS put

was

think they

base

Writer Brittany Zegers

with the cheerleaders at nationals, even

goin.

1

fan

the

in

never been sorer after a weeks worth

watch

the senior behind

)

and

144 145

"A consistency

a week, three hours a day.

and making appearances to competing

essentials,

was being

even when the fans

developing entliusiasm

in

was

pock the

they

not.

weights.

lifted

X32 Bearcat Highlights video. time to

lead cheers at games. We're

two

exactly

were

be

that also, but to also represent our

to five times

mascot. From going lo

a.m.

to

do

just to

They also conditioned during practice and

important

iscot

and to

them are there

The squad worked very hard, practicing up

off

there for the athletes,

notice the difference."

hove gotten

been

are more of a competition squad,"

soid. "A lot of

the

sow how much

athletes appreciated them. Kerekes said the

they see the other squads

field

when

work

and

how much

across the

honestly, wouldn't

:er that,

d

yell

squad member Nichole Gottuso, agreed hard work paid

school at nationals. The fans see us ond then

port of that.

a whole stadium

their

in

were

said

gives athletes a greot sense of pride 3r

squads

other

hove

I

with fellow

biggest job of the cheerleaders

"We

very important

tradition.

He

said the difference

ethic.

cheers to representing

in

end

them

any other sport than

Brown and Kerekes, along

than the squads

elite

noticeable to the fans through

sure to

everything

soding the fans

ipionships

were more

University

in

cheerleading," Brown said.

the cheerleaders at the

from other universities.

Stadium.

great pride

of practice

Brown said

A.J.

traditional flags led the

and kicked

e Beorcat cheerleaders

5

Kerekes said.

the

crowd

"We

to

hove such o good

chance

lo

fill

the position

"You've got to to

titles,

woy anyone hod o

come

become

was

to

get

through

Bobby," he

his

me soid.

if


Sound friendships Long hours of practice help musicians band together. They

on each other's shoulders on long bus

slept

giggled while standing they

needed someone

in

and called each

line,

when

are a close-knit group;

we

like

these ring

"As

true.

are the 'BMB' family,"

'BMB,'

the

to the

Laura

Voss

player

Nancy

group performance."

perfomonces

said

we

walked back from

short

the field,

like

thi

unity.

we were

crying

all

c

hugging each other because of the crowd response," Voss

"When we came believed

commit

demonstrated the emotional side of band

Kaczinski said.

Kaczinski

willing to

oil

Tuba

to talk to.

To marching band members, nuances

"We

other up

were

trips,

off the field

it

was a huge

Amanda

for

adrenaline

Baker

s(

rush."',

believed

thi

Bearcat Marching Band, family spending nearly

performances acted as a morale boo

every day with each other created bonds and a

for

among

sense of teamwork

level,

band

director Carl Kling noticed

among members. "When you have

a special

to

to

have as much leadership as possible." bringing

helped build upon

last

I

I

Kling said.

everyone

"I

Kling

idea of playing a

carried

have trouble n°g Corps member

Hayley Leopard prepares to per-

^^ ^

form during the halftime at Bearcat Stadium. The flag corps members performed with the Bearcat Marching Band throughout the season, photo b/AleredrthCufrence

proposed the

to

or

is

games," Be

all riled

on

up."

the

tune

performanj

half-time

know

everyone," Be

willing to help you.

figuring out scores,

^

f,

c?

ij

Sing,

w'

^^j

many students put dedication into the band as part .

we

If

-

,q

iaker said

Sing.'

111

,

hourl r

'

of

e>'

curricular activities.

"They looked

at

me

like

I

was

the craziest thing

on the

Due

not

to the

hard work and dedication, Kling believed the bond

delivered a performance never seen before from the Bearcats. "(The band)

and

"Most

Earth,"

Kling said.

heart

crowd

bond

"Anyone

said.

together

song, "Sing,

difficult

gets the

"You get

like

year's success. For the

last fall,

for the

into their daily lives.

'

Arrowhead game

"It

performing

teamwork from

get everyone

agree upon one concept,"

said

said.

such a large group of

to

Kling

like

"I

The

people get together, you have

band on days when many

frustrated with their practices.

working at the collegiate

After a year of

tie

the group.

the

spirit

was with

willing to all

the

go

with a

new

idea with whole

energy they had," Kling

said.

"They

like

we

just

come

out here

and already know

Along with hard work,

Kyle Kurtz leads the Bearcat MarchBand during the halftime performace. Kurtz led the Bearcat Marching Band for the first time In the '05 football season,

p/ioto 6/ Meredit/j Currence

"I

realized that marching

"You need

to

hove

Focusing on the beat, Joe Park helps keep time with the drumllne. The beat of the drumllne helped the other members stay on cue.

all;

it's

I

h

fun must follow.

bond

is

not

photo by Meredith Currence

all

serious," Voss

s

fun while you're out there, too." |

ing

it

work."

Writer Brent Burklund

Drum major

\

of us here aren't even music majors," Baker said.

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August

for the football season, photo by Meredith Currence

Concentrating on the music. Bearcat Marching Band member, Gretchen Whitman, plays the saxophone. Members also practiced with their individual sections to perfect their performance, photo by

Trevor

Hoyes

146 147


UDwardSPRINl Despite early predictions, team proves competen The men's cross country team found

their

preseason

MIAA coach's poll to be more than strange. "We placed third in conference. Without background you wouldn't say picked

sixth.

So we're

from second or For

down so

first,"

pretty

in

I

knowing

anything major, but

that's

proud of

that,

was

question

p/ioto by Trevor

ver

not only shocking

it|

right infuriating.

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"We oil knew damn well we weren't a sixth ranked we didn't take too kindly to that," Matt Pohren said.

by when

ished with a time of 31; 51.0.

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team,]

The team's performance at the conference meet was

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we

and we weren't

head coach Richard Alsup

some, the ranking

rankir

first

ranked Central Missouri State University

exC' fini

second behind Missouri Southern State University.

was

"The highlight of the season

the confer;

definitely

Hoyes

championships," Bryan Touney said.

Alsup considered himself fortunate that the hit his

team so often

"The team got

some

finally

seemed got over some of

in

the past

legs under them," he said.

hard work

I

to

injuries that u;

subside

their

this

season

aches and

pains

think they're finally used

I

t

ask of them."

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Designer Brent

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to cross the line at the Invitational,

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Carly Reinoehl

finishes the

UNL

27:16. Reinoehl placed 55th in the

invitational race

with a time of

MIAA 2005 Championship race, photo

by Trevor Hayes

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PREVAILS

outh

experience provides building blocks. women's cross country team's journey

le

)wn

was unique

regionol/nationol meet

to the

very young,"

'When

I

came

I the things

do was

was

we're

Scott Lorek

program

into the

to

that

is

head coach

we hod

ogram. Recruiting

lost

just

our top

his

those

goals

was when

the girls

Northwest was

team

encourage them

a

goal

was

pionship. Although that

soid attaining

lence and

^hen 3

it

required

5,'

effort level that

Lorek said.

it,"

in

a

become a

to

it

approached

recruiting at the time

is

I

lc>

Bearcat.

didn't

even

tell

them

to

Lorek said. result several of

those

girls

came

to the

University.

The principles

not met,

of striving to create

work environment and

more than

o

positive

trying to stay within his

personality led to his most important coaching

it

an

little

national

faith.

comes down to reach bock and take

|0 to

do

season, O'

the event helping

several of them

"The best port of

a!

a high school

lost

ways. However, the most pleasing pan

to Lorek

As

was

worked

several of them

up

lock of experience.

iheir

put on display during

year

build

•ginning of the season did not necessarily

Tiong

was

variety of

priority."

owever, the goals Lorek set for

t

leaders

meet sponsored by Northwest

right.

he main thing about our group sry,

character. The character of several of the team's

"Really

it,

each

philosophy.

individual

"They hove

that step of faith,

they haven't it's

done

Lorek said

a question of

results

to love the process," Lorek said.

his

philosophy

challenging themselves being fearful of the

with

me."

half their meets.

fifth

place,

and

better finishes

women

|

|

in

more than

|

Designer Brent

of strong

Writer

positive

Writer Aaron Nelson

lolher aspect of Lorek's keys to success

surrounding himself with

was getting

as the women's team finished the season

Dennis

St^arl<ey

Chappelow

Designer Brent Cliappelow |

Jennifer Williams finished 251st with a time of 28:26 at the UNL Invitational. Williams helped anchor the team standing in the meet, p^ioto

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by Trevor Hayfs

mimx^ Women s Cross Country Front Row: Carly Reinoehl, Kristen Degase. Dia McKee and Kimberly Homan. Row *'^^Z&^ McManigal, Megan Tinsley, Jennifer Williams, Anna O Brien, Karah Spader and Cassie Sherlock. Back Row: Heather Brokaw. Lacey Jackson, Emily Von WeJhe, Amanda Gray, Krista Martina, Julie Toebben and head coach Scott Lorek.

SEAN EARL LOYOLA LAKEFRONT INVITATIONAL 8TH OF 27 • CONCORDIA INVITATIONAL 3RD OF 3 • MIAA CHAMPIONSHIPS 6TH OF 7 • NCAA

D-ll

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soiidWALL Defensive

game

The 'Cats played their

16 games,

leads to improved record. double overtime

in

new

a

setting

and double overtimes played

"We

"We

this

felt

we

because

year by going it

was a huge

on defense stopping

many

so

tied

of our

into overtimes."

when

the ball

to

were focused on

more think

"I

fill

to

will

to step in

play

"We

can

and give

it

shots,"

a

lot

"We

defensive

of times

we

out, give

hove heart

"We

Jackson said.

We

that other

for

on and

Griffin felt that the

i

as

it

the

lot

scoring p

am!

'

team strengths had

work together

and

am

off the field."

where

filling in

players as well as their team

attitude

I

encourage people

players stepping up and

'til

be;

they

Itl

unity.

;

really well,

we

hovej

of heart," Sheridan said. "Vv'

end and never give

up."

I

Being a young team with only two

teams don't hove,"

eoch other and we never

love to

"I

positive leader

"We

enjoy playing with each other,

have a crazy love

Griffin said.

their best."

Being a much closer team has also attributed to

for the 'Cots.

not to look at

try

"I

have several

Sheridan said.

in,"

any given time

and know they

Sheridan said.

Beth (Gutschenriller)

we've had

and

at

other,

of the

the team's success, Jackson said.

each other

trying to help

their all

they couldn't

necessarily rely on offensive goals.

"We needed to take player Amy Jackson said.

anybody

each

for

injuries of

(Sunde)

players step up trust

be able

asset to

Erica

have

ACL

leading scorer

of the season."

was because

season's success

the players

"With the

and

few games

the last

in

Part of the trust

offensive player Kayla Griffin said.

Players rely

a season.

in

especially

overtimes

won

less losses

gomes

nine of

in

for

have matched the amount of games

last year,"

had

record

Sheridan said they

players

like

grow

coming seasons.

in

S;

have

will

rci

j

each other selfish

and

We

shots. just

take as

Compared tremendously

to

needed

many

better.

The

successful season with a

little

more

the

team

lot to

team

season,"

be proud

were

on

leaders

several

the

team.

Jackson, she and Katie Flower, the two

According

overall

captains on the team, are very vocal leaders

had on of,

Alison

to

spoke up on the

field

and talked

for

who everyone who

said.

"We

picked

end up

Jackson also stated

of the

intensity,

Celebrating the only score

show a

of the

game

lot

single goal for the

that Brittany

of leadership

against Missouri

Western, Brittany Cash and Sarah Hobson share

Hobson scored the

that

think

we

we

didn't

won some

Sheridan said.

lost,"

into situations

and

could hove

where

we

know how

that experience,

we

"I

think

'

of the

we gotou'

ran into trouble on

to

handle

it

If

we

won

could have

a hug.

team during the game

on the

In

the

Cash and

field. Griffin

ii

i

Writer]

Griffin

was

tfi

he]

them

of losing."

wouldn't.

did really well towards the Griffin

There

"I

played

Sheridan said.

"We

give up."

shots as possible."

year,

lost

be o

to

Megan

Designer Brent

the

|

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Chan

a race towards the goal. Jamie Campbell travels down field. Northwest won their game against Missouri West-

ern with a score of 1-0 photo by Meredith Currence

photo by Meredith Currence

WAYNE

STATE 2-2

MISSOURI-ROLLA 2-3

MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE

1-0

WASHBURN

0-0

EMPORIA STATE

-

2-1

UPPER IOWA

WASHBURN

MISSOURI WESTER 1-1

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Blading Ruadiana Michaella from Missouri Western, Amy Jackson takes control of the ball. The team went on to beat

Western

1-0. photo b/ Meredith Currence

Soccer Front Row: Shannon Fitzgerald, Sarah Hobson. Margaret Trummer, Head Coach Tracy Cross, Katie Flower, Megan Kruger and Kayla Griffin. Rotv 2: Aaron Ruff, Megan Marquart. Sarah Leventhal, Ashley Pollman. Samantha Knuckles, Beth Gutschenritter, Krista PollBrittany Cash. Back Row: Erica Sunde, Jessica Braun, Jamie Campbell, Charity Harris, Michelle Goold, Megan Newland, Alison Sheridan, Krista Obley, Amanda

man and

Demi and

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MISSOURI STATE 1-3 • SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 0-3 • EMPORIA STATE 2-3 • MISSOURI WESTERN

MISSOURI

1-1

Amy Jackson.

.

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST

2-1

MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE

0-4

MIAA

4-6-4 •

1-1

AUGUSTANAO-2

OVERALL

5-8-5 •

TRUMAN

STATE

04


i from

left

Senior captains Dave Tollefeon, Josh and Andre Rector waJk wi

son, Jordan Wilcox,

locked to the coin toss before the Centennial B Bearcats wore special throwback uniforms for

tl

out of Truman.

and the

Reody

for the

rest of the offensive line

Western. Northwest

caJI.

center Jorxia

square off against

up 369 yards behind play with 127 coming on the ground in their 31-21 rolled

the Griffons. After his 87-yard interception

a touchdown, comerback Quinten

r

Womack sm

teammates coming to congratulate him. WomacI down put the first points on the board for the Bea ing their Family Day win against Missouri South by Trevor Hayes

Wrapped around Washburn

running back Trent Dave Tollefeon makes a stop at the line of scrimmage. The Cat defense held Washburn's total running game to 78 yards in their 31-28 loss at home, the first home loss since 2003 photo by Trevor Hayes

Heam,

defensive end

.

As

his

blockers get

set,

wide receiver/ returner

E.J.

down field. Falkner proved to be an important offensive weapon for the Bearcats, conv Falkner scans for a running lane

purpose yards and

piling

1,059

third

and fourth on the team,

all

six

touchdowns, good for

photo by Trfvor Hayes

Breaking through the arms

of Missouri Western Leon Douglas and defensive end Marques Saimond running back Mitch Herring moves the ball for the linebacker

Bearcats. After an injury to starter Xavier

Omon,

Herring

got the start against Western, picking up 134 yards,

photo

by Trevor Hayes

MINNESOTA STATE

24-21

NEBRASKA-OMAHA 23-28

TRUMAN

STATE 17-0 • MISSOURI

WESTERN

31-21

MISSOURI SOUTHERN 38-13

EMPORIA STATE

14-0 •

WASHBURN

H*


SUSPENSE

load of m manages *

season

to slip into playoffs after season.

that started out with high

he 'Cots conlrolled

econd

expectations

Southwest Region's

sliding into the

ly

own

their

final

coming

destiny

The team would

half of the year.

ended

with the Bectcats

playoff spot.

the legs of Xovier

game

the

with

Omon

that

and o thumping

hburn,

at the

hands

of rival

to their

a

home game

squeak

in

Mavericks were waiting

their

finished

we knew "We

said.

couldn't stop him."

for

The

celebrate.

to

seventh ranked University of

he 'Cats would need on impressive win

Gunn

to do,"

The 'Cots had no time

Pitt

Omon

on them and

film

what they were going just

defense.

carries.

"We watched

into

suffer

defeat to ihe eventual conference champions

i

gave problems

102 yards on 27

Nebroska-Omoho

them.

he team anxiously watched on Sunday after the

Head coach Mel Tjeerdsma told his team ofter the game that was a hard fought gome

gome

but things

to

to

see

if

they

into the playoffs.

would get

it

the call for the

eoson.

the

he 'Cats faced an uphill battle to Dn with back-to-back 1

start

off the

koto,

rood gomes against two

to

first

game

of the year the to

team traveled

jrsity-Monkato team.

he 'Cats faced o hostile house, with the the largest for the

]

crowd

'Cats special teams scored

i

for the

card,

Lomberson.

and would lead by a touchdown early next drive,

ed

gome.

the

to

Frevert noiled

Mavericks' defensive line

post

a 39-yard

Jimmie

field

Gunn

Stick," the

Division

for

a 15-yard

their

first

strike

possession;

goal.

said after the

player of the

rival

week

This time

that

it

was

it

Dove

Tollefson

was

II

the

longest

football.

to put points

on

Ryan

lineman

the

six

Waters

solo tackles.

MIAA defensive

honors.

celebrate as a dote with conference

to

Missouri Western awaited them

the year

game

defensive

10 tackles including

Waters also hod career high 2.5 socks and would earn

the fourth quarter.

the 'Cats defense kept the Mavericks in

NCAA

Truman

and

shutout against the Bulldogs.

Junior

The 'Cots would not hove time

and

board. The 'Cats then went on to score

nan Tommy

in

to battle

the conference season

in

team

the board, but the defense rose to the occasion

collected

Lomberson found Andre Rector

ie teams battled to overtime

L

the pocket Josh Lamberson drops back to make a throw during the Centennial Bowl. Lamberson passed for 120 yards with a touchdown and picked up 53 yards and another touchdown on the ground, photo by Trevor Hayes

Mavericks then put 21 unanswered points on

)n the

toughest football

The 'Cots offense struggled In

the

season," Tjeerdsma said.

hold onto the "Hickory

traveling trophy

five

touchdown.

•yord reception from Josh

le

the season.

again got the Beorcots on the board with

alkner

"le

first in

a blocked punt and ran

until

over.

open

State to right to

alkner recovered

for

was a good idea

The Bearcats returned home

Mavericks since the 1994

an. lie

it

schedule such two tough opponents

"This may be the (UNO) that we play all "Ask me in November."

to

face a tough Minnesota State

get any easier

team. Tjeerdsma said he would hold off

season was

Minnesota

to

judgment on whether or not

teams.

3r the

were not going

in St.

Joseph.

senior defensive lineman

and MIAA defensive player

of

Tollefson's turn to shine.

come up

just

a

half of

a sock

short of the single

game

school

MISSOURI 31-21 • PIHSBURG STATE 56-35 • SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 49-14 • ANGELO STATE 45-14 • NORTH ALABAMA 25-24 • GRAND VALLEY 17-21 • MIAA 7-2 • OVERALL 13-4

154 155


continued from previous page. a gome, set

record for sacks

in

Michael Burton

four times

yards through the said

it

it

and 234

air

1995. Tollefson buried Western quarter back

total

was something he had been

"We worked and

in

and record

was

like

I

on

it

saw

all

week left

game and

and

it

was

into the

"I

did not dress for the

just

threw the swim

game

Senior running bock Mitch Herring got the

punished

Griffon

the

The the 'Cats offense.

Omon against

coll.

defense

134

for

yards on the ground and caught three passes and a

touchdown. Lamberson also had a good day throwing three

touchdowns on

the day.

The next week the 'Cats returned home and

end zone

the defense found the

87 yard

interception return for a

for the

first

time

this

time with an

touchdown by Quinten

Womack. Xavier the ball 11 it

Omon

returned to the line up but only rushed

times racking up

53 yards and a need

turned out the 'Cats did not

to rely

score.

on

As

Omon

as quarterback Josh Lamberson threw three touchdown

passes

for the

second game

The next week

game

the

of the regular

This time

a row.

'Cots went on their

season

to

Emporia

final

It

was

road

State.

again the 'Cats offense struggled

points on the board.

second

in

to

put

the defense that posted the

shut out of the season.

The defense forced

six

A Northwest defense had not posted two shut outs in season since the 1984 season. Up next for the Bearcats was undefeated Washburn, who was coming off overtime win against Pitt Stale. The 'Cols would blow opportunities in the gome losing turnovers.

start this

there."

game was

Western.

Herring

move

This

said.

before against Truman running back Xavier

the

the time

practicing.

the white light

The 'Cats had no time

team was coming

He

yards. Tollefson also blocked a punt.

week," Tollefson

The big question mark coming

Western only mustered 99

six tackles.

The

is

in

to

the next

worry about the

loss.

A

tough Central

week. Team leader Josh Lamberson

M

told

hi:

team our

pi

now.

was a

playoff game," Lamberson said.

"I

told the

week."

game was

close through out with the 'Cots clinging to a

lead after a touchdown by Central with

just

under

five

three

minutes to go


Just barely caught, nose tackle Kyle Kaiser pulls Truman quarterback Jonathan Duffy down for a small gain. Kaiser's five tackles against the Bulldogs

added to

his

season total of 74. making him third on

the team, photo

by Trevor Hayes

at bay, Missouri Southern safety Dennis Johnson armed by running back Xavier Omen on a 20-yard down pass. OnxKi scored twice against the Lions packing up S3 yards rushing and 23 yards through the imited action, photo by Trewr Hoyes

Football Front Row: Myles Burnsides, Troy Matthews. Lance Butler. Derek Garrett, Diezeas Calbert. Scott Provaznik, E.J. Hawkins, Brant Gregg, Zach Sherman, Cody Denton, Matt Nelson, Brandon Clayton. LaRon Council, Jon

BEARCAT STADIUM

SISBHin

IBHBSBSSl^.

Caleb Obert, Jake Petersen, Joe Schroeder and Tommy Frevert. Quinten Womack, Pue Leao. Sydney Brisbane, Michael Conley, Luke Bengtson, Zach Chambers, Joel Osborn, Dustin Conard, Kenny Surber, Bret Buckridge, Michael Keenan, Darcell Clark. Evan Wilmes, Chris Termini, Dray Johnson and Keelen Green. Row 3: Richard Cronk, Kyle Westphall, Ryan Harrison. Eric Goudge. Travis Mason, Curt Lessman, Adam Dorrel, Bart Tatum, Mel Tjeerdsma. Scott Bostwick, Richard Wright, Will Wagner, Matt Karleskint. Chad Bostwick. Troy Tysdahl, Chad Speer, Steve Morrison and Tony Glover. Row 4: Mitch Herring, Daren Roberts. Kelly WilEilertsen,

Row

2: Kendall Wright,

Brandon Rogers, Keith Holden, Eric Hoyt, Heath Finch, Steve Williams, Dave Tollefson. Jordan Wilcox, Andre Rector, Josh Lamberson. Pat Whitt, Jeff Netolicky and Tony Gianquento. Row 5: Jared Kenealy, Dan Terry. Nathaniel Ebel, Joe Holtzclaw. Greg Applegate. Ron Everline. E.J. Falkner, Ramsey Atieh, Luke Mroz, Gerrit Hane, Jared Meyerkorth, Tyler Martin, Brandon Pratt. Jeff Colter and Matt Estep. Row 6: Luke Buntz, Travis Grosshans. Sean Paddock, Gabe Lickteig. Eric Shafer, Raphael Robinson, Josh Gannan, Caleb Dohrman, Xavier Omon, Tommy Miller. Ben Harness. Ryan Waters, Kyle Kaiser, Jared Erspamer and Josh Maschmeier. Row 7; Keenan Spight. Joah Beagley, Gabe Frank. Trey Simeone, Adam Schroeder, Cody Lanus. Tyler Roach, Jake Jenkins, Kurt Bertels, Kyle Johnson. Josh Mathews, Mike Peterson, Ross Hastert and Kollin Spight Back Row: Reid Kirby, Justin Knox, Matt Heus, Brett Harding, liams,

Javen Spire, Tom Pestock, Drew Butler. Dallas Flynn, Jon Goss. bell. Brett Groziger and Josh Drewes.

Cody Camp-


Running bock Xavier Omon Jeremy Neville with him of the day, a 16-yard scamper safety

Omon carried the ball

son

fires

PSU

territory.

photos by Trevor Hayes

quarterback Josh Lamberfield. A week after pass-

a bullet dowm the

ing for his career high,

yards

into

17 times for 71 yards, a 4.2

yard average, with two scores,

In mid-release,

drags Gorilla

for his longest gain

less

Lamberson threw

for eight

with a total 370 passing yards and three

touchdovsTi passes, photos by

Trevor

Hayes

Surrounded by Gorilla ddenderswide' en Rafod Robinson Neville. Robinson's

set

up the

Hayes

'Cats'

spins away from saf^ J one catch for 18 yvdt

second touchdown,

I

photo

f-

*


Telling his

team

not to be discouraged after the

ganie Head coach Mel Tjeerdsnia encourages them to keep improving. Tjeerdsnia told the Bearcats

they had nothing to be ashamed of after their

35

loss

during the

Fall Classic, photo

try

Trevor

5^

Hayes

IN

I/rapped

ng offense topples Bearcat defense. hype surrounding the

i

nked teams, but more

Kansos

in

I

th

teoms

Classic IV

may have

not pitted the top

any of

the three previous

the line than

City.

come

\Aote than

Fall

was on

game, needing a win

the loser of the

keep playoff hopes

to

game would spend

the playoffs at

not playing. )rthwest's playoffs lit

hopes were dampened by for eight

way

the

strike

touchdown catches on

to

a 56-35

by Andy Majors

He

the day.

to

Bryan Pray, one of

finished the

Majors completed over 70 percent of

day

like

the

his

two

with five grabs for

300 yard gome on week before to

the

a

180

"When you

to

never looked bock.

team

the

tough

hod

never

experienced on offensive attack like

the

Gorillas

one they sow from and

his

had no answer

the

team's defense for the

Pitt

State

"I

think

Tjeerdsma

didn't tackle

him.

great job up

front.

hammered "Since the

the mark, wide receiver Andre Recslip by him for an incompletion iute comerback Man Sauber applies a pais

Rector had a good day against the in 13 passes for 200 yards and Jown. photo by Trevor Hayes

everybody has had

stopping

trouble

Race,"

first

a guy with

for

Germaine said.

"We

They did a They

time

that's

we

trouble

and

this

when we

tackling.

I

is

saw

opportunity to get him.

rolled out almost everytime,

and

it's

chase him down."

'Cots defense

start the

good

to limit that with

when we had an

the offense tried to

year and see

get socks," Tollefson said. "Race

made some

adjustments at

mount a comeback.

Xovier

Omon

ran the boll 17 times for 71 yards

and two touchdowns

and also caught a touchdown. with

340

"I'm

true."

"I

"I

was 38 yards away

yards through the

Tjeerdsma said they ever

probably

been

had

Andre Rector hod a career day with 13 catches, 200 yards and a

said.

have

yards and

touchdown.

really

us off the ball.

1994

off

gome

that otheticism, to

Despite the rough half-time

Josh Lamberson

halfback.

we

"Majors didn't drop back and he

Head coach Mel Tjeerdsma said

ball

break tackles, but you hove

to

many guys bouncing

too

and

at the half

228

for

Tollefson said the defense

look bock at every

stopped a team running the going

The Gorillas jumped out o 42-14 lead

passes

Majors and not wrapping up Race.

getting to

ground

put up

yards and two touchdowns.

'

end Dave

'Cots defensive off

his

touchdown passes.

three

Bearcats.

the

hauling

ourselves a big hole,"

secondary got torched on some big pass ploys

52-yard touchdown

the Gorilla's offense

touchdowns on

Germaine Race came

;.

We dug

half.

114 yards.

up the scoreboard

)ing of the

a

like that in

The Bearcat defense not only had trouble stopping the Gorilla running attack, the 'Cots

into the

likely

manhandled

lost

in

proud of the don't think

them despite the

way

anybody

appreciate our

fans.

from reaching

his

career best

three scores.

he was proud of

that

the fight

and

air

his

team's

fact of

effort

being

and

down

didn't think

so early.

our team responded at holftime, "Tjeerdsma out there con say our team quit.

They stayed

Writer

|

right there

Dennis Sharkey

and

that's not

always

Designer Ashlee Mejio |

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Arms wrapped ordund Totlefion stops

the

ball, defensiv

i

W^hbum running back Trent

linebacker Jared Erspaioer's help. Deiiite lo f Ichabo*. Tollefeson and the Cat defense alio' total rushing yards, photo by Trevor Hayes

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Dragged by Central quarterback Toby

Kor-

end R/an Waters records one of his two sacks against the Mules. Waters' two sacks for 17 yards added to the Bearcat's six for 42 yards, which helped limit a normally impressive Mule running game rodi, defensive

^^s^:

to just 19 yards.

Sandwiched by defensive end Dave Truman

Tollefson and linebacker Jarcd Erspamer,

Hv^r

quarterback Michael Long is brought down. Tollefson and Erspamer's play kept the Bulldog running game in check, limiting it to 26 yards on 25 carries while being shutout. In a disappointing performance,

left

end Ryan Waters hunts down Pittsburg State running back Caleb Farab. Waters registered four tackles with one for-loss despite the 'Cats giving up 292 yards on the ground, photos by Trevor Hayes

DEFENSE

Dynamic

rush from Bearcat front four keeps

jII

tense

won

3ts to

o winning season.

championships, and ihe Bearcats' defense helped

was

ive line

front closest to the ball.

anchor of a defense

the

Defensive end Dave Tollefson led the team with nine sacks, and

that

had two

The

shutouts,

in

tackles for loss with nine for

on the road. Tollefson

1984 season.

he

also

n the

year not playing

also

overtime win. next

i

out

flat

week

and The

r.

down

d ricks

to

second

o 28-23 turning

it

again

holding

"We had a

point

for

the

came

the

season when the

in

the third

home ond got

the

first

traJ as

joins the Bearcats sacl< party against

with two

saclcs for

Mules, pholo by

Trevor

17 yards

the dominating ploy

in

the Bearcats' 31-21

je

and got

"All

Homecoming win over the

like

He

on

Tollefson's

said their ploy

haven't been healthy

summer

going

all

year, but

Waters

in,"

of their

two shutouts of the seoson

and Missouri Southern. The

and Missouri Western they

it

we

said.

creates

after the quarterback."

said.

and

rear off to get

"Playing with players Dave(Tollefson),

Kyle(Kaiser),

I

felt like

I

hod

to step up."

For his efforts against

Defensive Player of the

week really forced

worked my

I

Steve(Williams),

Dallas(Flynn)

dominated, no doubt," head coach Mel Tjeerdsmo soid. Missouri Southern

ond

opportunities.

solid rotation

good," Waters

Hoyes

got their second shutout at Emporio State.

1st

Cen-

he brings down quarterback Toby Korrodi. Waters finished the game

Truman. The defense then followed that up with two strong

ley

socks

in

opportunities for us." Defensive end Ryan Waters

loss.

year,

yards.

"He demands double teams and

points

Tiances against Missouri Western ;e

52

hod given him good

the

line

elurned

for loss for

success on the outside.

defense

last

teom

the

themselves

second

game.

who became

led the 'Cots with 12 tackles

the inside of the line to his

only seven

5

of

and

Waters credited

half but falling just

1

live

defense

the

in

the

in

strong year.

Nebrosko-

of

found

21-0 early

had a

with seven

ogoinst the seventh

University

I

the

four tackles for a loss

Waters was second on

/onkclo team, but pulled :

had

o starter after backing up Tollefson

their

good Minnesota

igoinst

yards.

Defensive end Ryan Waters,

'Cats got off to a slow

i

48

game came against rival Missouri Western was a half of a sack short of tying the school record for sacks in o game with 4.5 socks. He

Tollefson's breakout

happened

hadn't

ling that

alive.

was second

a good defense storted up

iving

team

with the

award

Steve Williams Classic

Truman State Waters received

Week and

for his

was

the

MIAA

Tollefson followed up the next

performance against Missouri Western.

also selected for the Las

Vegas All-American

game, Writer

|

Dennish Sharkey

Designer Brent j

Chappelow

160 161


Out of running room, Prtt. State quarterback Andy Majors is sandwiched by linebacker Heath Rnch and left end Ryan Waters. The Bearcat D had their way with Majors, forcing him to throw four interceptions, photo

Ready

to

by Trevor Hayes

meet North Alabama

V^^lliamson, running back Xavier

hard into

traffic.

charges

Omon picked up his fifth straight

lOO^yard performance with

the Lions, photo

linebacker Ed

Omon

his

107 yards against

by Trevor Hayes

9

With a major running Xavier

Omon

lane, running

takes advantage of

back

good blocking

Washburn. Omon rattled off 166 yards and two scores as the Bearcats avenged one of against

their regular season losses, photo by

Trevor

Hayes

I


8

oadWARRIORS m

new record

sets

with four road successes

eod coach Mel Tjeerdsmo and announcement

the

for

3y

With only

spots

six

with three losses to get 18

le

hod enough

to get the call from the selection

would be hard

it

for

a

came

Tollefson said

and would head

out on the road to Texas

Championship gome.

out of the gates on

it

was a challenge

it

was

the Bearcat's

a 45-14 win

resulting in

for the

just

82

and two touchdown passes

leNons

Rector, but

was

it

were going

the

in

quarterback Andy Majors four times.

off

end zone by

yards

in

receiver

it

just fell into

that kept the

le

'Cats rumbled for 241 yards on the ground. Running

the

way

225

with

yards and two

out

and

we wanted

what

hit

them

9

attack

ill

that

f

to do,"

mouth

the

in

Head Coach Dole was so good that they

right

Omon

think they

didn't

need

to

offensive

on

for the

Corr

line,"

their

"They

said.

mode

e defense

mberson threw

up

who

igle at

key stops on

three

oil

Washburn defense

Pitt

In

order

was

for the

1

for

the

fourth

on the

and

ultimately

State.

touchdowns.

The win gave the Bearcats

conference.

ime,

Mke

225 yards

final strike

Peterson celebrates

his 57-

Jchdown receptkjn. Peterson caught for

109 yards during the game

free safety Tyier

.

On

Martin makes a pJay,

down North Alabama wide receiver As a backup, Martin recorded

"untain.

cWes and a bk)ck.

four straight road "It's

and a bid to the national championship as a seed, both feats were firsts, photo 6/ Trevor Ho/es

playoff wins six

more

down and gave first

the

three possessions.

thot

to

hod handed

advance

it

of

He

photos by Trevw Hoyts

to

keep

a team,

to

it

really

role

and

picking

Lamberson

is,"

is

all

you can ask

against

said.

for

else.

had

"It's

An

and we have

into

Alabama

to take

on the Southeast Regional

North Alabama. in

the

first

half,

one

of their

brought the Bearcats up to a score of 25-24, beating North

go

through

keep

team

a brotherhood than anything

The 'Cots would not dominate offensively to

the

also said being on the road

force

was able

I

again,

it."

roll

University of

and was

gome

underdog

the

others

the

after

Omon

A

the Cots

to receive

The 'Cots would

Champion

scores,

would hove

been blessed

the

team

in

the

but the defensive

gome.

minute touchdown cotch by freshman redshirt Raphael Robinson

last

23 seconds remoining

in

the

Writer Dennis Sharkey

Lamberson's perfor-

With the

playing

21-10.

that

the jets there at the end."

brought the team closer together.

won, 42-32.

166 yards and two

team

Stale.

vas consistent, throwing for '

in

a four-point

was open

the 'Cats.

10 yards on seven catches. Xavier

team

Poised to fire quarter back Josh vin drops back during the playoff Pitt.

on

I

coach Mel Tjeerdsma as they walk to the post-game press

yards and four touchdowns including one to

for 311

'Cots

and

territory

third

Washburn

in

game away,

Ce/ebroting their last second 25-24 victory over North Alabama, quarter back Josh Lamberson hugs head

|

^

from left

Peterson over the

some ploy before

to turn

opportunity

also racked up

for the

osses ever.

had

encouraged

State.

offense scored on

Rector

I

enjoyed

kept

'Cots

west offense the ball

ext

and

running

just

us."

Angelo

they did at

led the

clinging to

open," Peterson said. "Luckily

throw

was Washburn, a team that had iy beaten the 'Cats at home in the regular season. e defense would come out playing on the same high

-Qts'

were

that put the

ran the

Lamberson said

have great chemistry between

their

ing tackles

IS

and

game came

of the

when Lamberson found

"We

much.

up

wos

"I

With about nine minutes

the 'Cats

touchdown

said,

away."

Corr said the 'Cats

igelo State

ext

was about

it

middle. Peterson outran the defense for a 57-yard

)ffensively that's

and

boll until

lap."

Peterson.

game,

lead

downs.

come

my

The biggest play

Mike led the

see the

of me," Williams said.

front

in

looking at the wide receiver running the post

1

rolling.

Omon

None

safety Kelly Williams as the Gorillas

really didn't

"I

e

Xavier

on,

into score.

two-feet

wide

to

game

ground

the

258

for

head

lo take

best," Tollefson said.

yards.

The defense also picked

Bearcats.

Lamberson threw

luorterback Josh

team was looking

challenge and put up one of the best

to the

big guns on offense that put Angelo State on the ,

the

beat the

to

The 'Cots defense was up

bigger than the pick

but

fire,

go

performances of the season holding the high powered rushing attack of the Gorilla's to

in.

journey to the National 'Cats defense

selection

"To be the best, you've

the Southwest Region

in

'Cats received the sixth spot

gin

postseason.

of the playoff bracket.

lony were not sure the 'Cats litlee.

team anxiously wailed on

his

in

game. Designer Brent j

Chappelow

Alabama

with

just

162 163


from

On

left:

a SCreCfl

Grand

pass,

Valley

wide receiver Brandon Langston runs past strong safety Chris Termini for a score.

The touchdown put Grand Valley on top for good. Fully stretched out wide Robinson snags the a

receiver Raphael

on the

pass out of the air

play of the

last

game. Robinson came out of the end zone tx) make the catch, but was stopped at the Grand Valley four-yard

through tacklers

tight

Plowing

line.

end Mike Peter-

son chugs toward the end zone. Peterson's nine catch, 150 yard performance put him

number

at

records, Trevor

five

and

championship game

in

first

for a tight end. photos by

Hayes

TOSS

Desoeration Team

short of third national championship

falls

The movie-script

finish

title in

place, Bearcat quarterback Josh Lamberson

in

game.

closing seconds of tight I

didn't

j

have any doubts."

j

team up on

lined his

Grand

the

Valley State 22-yard

line.

on the play before, the 'Cats immediately called a time out

second glimmered on

to regroup.

One

and Lamberson's team was ready.

the clock

The 'Cats

After a 3-yard sack

minutes

either led or

were

the fourth quarter.

left in

drive that put them

ahead

about

tied with the Lakers until

Grand

four

and

hai

Valley completed nine-play 82-ya(;

21 -17.

|

and dropped back.

fHe hiked the ball,

forced him to

man.

Last

ball

but

fly,

down,

and then he saw an open

his right,

week's hero, receiver Raphael Robinson

stood alone

got the

Pressure

was

it

boll,

end zone, Lamberson

the

in

but a

short,

swarm

came

Robinson

The 'Cats were kept

ÂŁ~^C~^

il^^^^""*"!

games

game

championship

In

fact the 'Cats

the

to

gone on

a berth

in

In all

this

No

game

for

team had

weeks

NCAA

in

fourth

Division

II

games

the 'Cats

game was no

su-

were an underdog

different.

The number one

end Ryan Waters sNs on the bench crying after a 21-17 loss in the national championship game against Grand Valley. Usually an impact player for the Bearcat defense, Waters

shock,

pleting the

the

in

way

of the 'Cats

com-

totaled 337 yards of total offense, photo by

fresh off

uphill

battle

if

it

in

were to capture the schools

felt like

tell

you how proud

we were

going

to

win

in

the

third

team was high

Ala.,

the wall

and

Lamberson

said.

"He

they

and

v

we'v

It

was

it

and

just

was

it

(Robinso

a great catch. Unfortunate

too short."

After the

game

Tjeerdsma said

"I

He

the closest

it

was

his

group of guys

that

the heart of his

team

that

had him

all

olon

team and that

hod some magical moments

said the Bearcats

before but

in

th(

he had ev in

Florenc

believing.

we were going to win and that didn't have anything to c we had been here before," Tjeerdsma said. "It had to do w guys we had on our sideline. knew we didn't win we would go dov believed

with the times

the

am of our football team," Tjeerdsma said, the gome until they got into the end zone, but I

c

the drive.

responded,"

caught

Hayes

coached.

the semi-finals.

said his confidence

th

downs and

the wall most of the year,

were

"I

Head Coach Mel Tjeerdsma throughout the game. can't

t

the

The 'Cats hod

third

been against

as the Lakers

game undefeated

into the

a walloping of East Stroudsburg

The team faced an

down on

to

before facing

of the year.

he had a strong belief

National Championship

"I

Trevor

game

magical season.

The Lakers came

and

3

go

to

left

only recorded one assisted tackle during the

ranked Lakers stood

down

"Our backs were against

route

In total

four

85 yards

ball with

ready converted two long

had accomplished something

premacy.

and

a championship gam

Valley 22-yard line

fmol fourth

the road four straight

the

Grand

none have

the Bearcats.

no team hod ever done before. ever

set

Lamberson moved the 'Cats down

the national

trip to

take a path, but

had one longer than

tfi

win the game.

make

that

Peterson, Peterson hod

pass attempts and a record

completions got the

The Lakers won, 21-17.

Most teams

who

49

record with

of blue jerseys pulled him

The 'Cats movie was over.

four yards short.

^'^^

by Lombej

touchdown.

first

Lamberson

and

out

^'S'^* ^""^

game

the

career high 150 yards on nine catches and

the

let

^°" ^"'^

in

I

if

battling

Writer

j

Dennis Sharkey

Designer Brent Chappelo j


Dragging down Grand

Valley quarterback Cul-

end Dave Tollefson and linebacker Ben Harness try to slow Grand Valley's nationally len Rnnerty, right

ranked offense. Harness led the defense with seven and twrt) for a loss, photo by Trevor Hay^

tackles


STRUGGLE

Set for Young team

on consistency and

thrives

The perfect pass, a nice

and a

set

Southern

two of

in

their

lot

in

an

reach

effort to

won.

after Pittsburg State

Lori

to climb

started getting into the snow,

"We haven't gotten before we were down in

After losing to Pittsburg State left in

in

the lost

week in

"Everybody

in

our conference

"We always play good we kind of play down to

aren't,

on

the court

and keep

Players contributed

talent.

so, but

Pitt

the

is

a good game,"

State's win

team focused

some

Sarah Trowbridge

good teams and

against

their level.

other teams that

We just hove to be

for

every

team

really positive

just

it

took

one day

it

at

over;

best volleyball conferences

in

MIAA

is,

I

would

soy,

the

j

you kind

run of errors

team had

thing lacking

was

our biggest weakness

we

get glimpses of

unity,

that's what']

athleticism,

communicati it.

]

not having a tradition," Slight

you need

it.

to

a

Putting

c!

said.

the record to prove is

of get timid

because

to attack the ball

Spensley

have people

is

s-

who come

same good

string of

matches

that consistency from practice to the

things o

wins together and

something

that

we

continue to improve on."

which everybody grew and worked well as a team. "Everything we've

a

reflect that, but

have come from nationally ranked teams being

of our conference," Slight said. "The

v^c

Both coaches and players described the season as o learning

match ups and

phenomenal team. Our record maybe doesn't

ten of our losses

into a

not always being able to dig their

over and over. We're not repeating the

name got

need

build a volleyball tradition

point."

of their season losses to tough

loss of mental concentration. Slight said the

really

of the hole,"

The only think

"I

do

hitter

you out

Slight also said

the valley."

time. "I've

bock when you

of the season, the Bearcats

doing

season was digging themselves

i

to pull

a situation where they had to win against Southwest Baptist and

Missouri Southern. The Bearcats succeeded

the

in

games and

"Sometimes when you get a

we've

there yet, but

eliminated the 'Cats from the conference tournament.

said.

the beginning of up.

came in with me and knew they and we're just now getting to the peak," head

Dejongh-Slight said.

main obstacles

of their

of these kids are the kids that

had a big mountain

were

games

three season

last

postseason play, but were eliminated

coach

Trowbridge, Rachel Spensley, Molly Tryon and Molly Honkinssi'

point.

Bearcat volleyball team defeated Southwest Baptist and Missouri

Tfie

"A

game

for

kill

tradition.

one

of

in

and

two

out

of the

done we've taken a

from the bottom to the top,

it's

a

look back at football they did is

step forward, we've

You don't come

for ourselves in the region.

into the

MIAA

three to four year process," Slight it,

women's

basketball they did

it

soi

Ev

a learning curve." Writer

the country."

|

Megan

Crawford

Designer

|

Poulc

Frtshman Annie Rice, ittempts to bring the Cats back out from the whok they dug themselves in a 1-3 Rachel Spensley gets low and

)o» to Prttsburj St^te. The Bearcats defeated the GoriRas in their first

up and

kist

the

match of the game but couldn't keep

3-1

MISSOURI WESTERN TOURN. 2-2

NEBRASKA-OMAHA

0-3 •

HENDERSON STATE TOURN.

FLORIDA SOUTHERN 3-1

1-3

EMPORIA STATE

0-3

SAINT LEO 1-3

WASHBURN

0-3 »

one of 15

for her

and her teammates

played the season with a learning curve,

last three, photo by Trevor Hayes

fsSOURI SOUTHERN TOURN.

r

digs

total against Pittsburg State. Spensly

pfioto by Trevor

TAMPA

1-3

Hayes

EMPORIA STATE

CENTRAL MISSOURI STATE

3-1

1-3

WASHBU^

MISSOURI WEST*


(*L

166 167

Sarah Trowbridge shows what head coach

Lori De-

means by "our team jumps extremely well and that makes us seem very powerful." Trowbridge went up

Jongh-Slight

for the hit against Pittsburg State in their last conference

match up of the season, photo by Trevor Hayes

Volleyball Front

Row: Tina

Molly Hankins and Annie Rice.

Cipolta,

Row

Katie Stilwell.

2; Katie Smithart,

Ashley Mitchell, Sarah Trowbridge, Nicole Wojtowicz,

Mandy Tryon and Nicole Downs. Back Row: Andrea

Amy Bohnker, Stephanie Demi, Mackenzie Heston, Lauren Cummings and head coach King, Rachel Spensley,

Lori Dejohgh-Slight.

MISSOURI STATE 0-3

HRI WESTERN 3-0

MISSOURI WESTERN

TRUMAN

STATE 0-3

>

2-3

TRUMAN

PIHSBURG STATE

1-3

STATE 0-3

UPPER IOWA

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST

-

3-1

'

PinSBURG STATE

1-3

MISSOURI SOUTHERN STATE

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST -

3-0

SOUTH DAKOTA

-

MISSOURI SOUTHERN 3-2

MIAA

'

OVERALL

-

I


Success

from

Intently working on her computer, April

left

back

throuah

in

class.

Miller edits a

Josh Lamberson laughs at a joke his teacher

paper during a

littte fr-ee

time.

Giving the

made about steroid use in athletics, photos

Trevor

i

sacrifice

Hot Stove report, Zach Weston discusses the days activities at MLB's winter meetings on KZL

Hoyes

j

J

Athletes balance sports and school. The sun drooped lower and

on the snow, cascaded through the

rays, sparkling

window onto

office

golden

soft

its

the form of quarterback Josh

Hall.

the next time her class met.

Lamberson,

back-up Josh Mathews, receiver

his

Raphael Robinson and Offensive Coordinator Bart

any

latum focused on the

television,

looking

weaknesses they could

exploit

the University of

in

for

had

herself

more

that ploy,"

Tatum said

in

a barely

still

student,

senior,

one

GPA

only 4.0

his

in

he needed

for

with the

little

Anne,

following with "Will

his

in

11

"A

lot

of

me

school you

4,0

in

it

came

school will

mind,

it's

is

from

my

parents,"

and

important

succeed just

in life.

I

kind of icing

if

he

The

Bearcat's

made

her

game

against

be on time

well as

over the

from her business class

in

slick

said.

know

if

I

of time

wont

to

\'

c)

sat deefi:

the trainer's

roorr'i

work and waited

and

over,

finis

for the

re.)'

only

he knew

leaving Lamkin before practice

in

to

trainers

He

took the balloon

in

and

it

in his

then inhaled it

their

helped a few

Weston found a

the room,

in

p.m.,

watch the others hone

two

the

"See

by Trevor Hoyes

to

1:45 p.m. Weston hod

5

some

teeth,

(

served no

So Weston

With classes

j'

need

I

get back

injury

in

just

of your soc^

no point

your voice ments while she has the time, p/ioto

and

lift

lot

the radio at

athletes

Sifting through papers April Miller concentrates on a few assign-

j

wouldr'i

the team,

to

a bock

pitcher with

to begin.

As

Jewell

Hall to Martindale

be on oo

exist

time.

go

<

drills an-j

you wish you

eats up a

"It

i

storti

segment on

in

the cake."

William

A

and he got

"They

you do well

and snowy sidewalks

Golden

I

day

on

running,

to practice or

said.

ju

and gome

always

of class

lot

lifting,

team events gobbled up her

physical therapy

Miller's day. After finishing classes, she

way

a

possibility of missing

lot

o

once conference play

top of gomes; weight

the clock read

never started with the

on

night

the Lamkin Activity Center

GO

dominated

basketball spanning two semesters,

Wednesday

oftei

to the rigorous scheduli'

the 'Cats boeball team.

the field.

taught

was used

called

eligibility but

in

Weston was working

point scale

family," Milk

the stairs tow'

woman

luck," the

sophomore

credit hours,

status.

always knew

academics as

good

Miller,

but

as valedictorian and the just

Christmas Day, with the

home," she

who

thev

at all?"

game.

to

any

Hawaii won't you?"

in

and heading bock down

"There's a

high school, he wasn't

in

Lamberson

school.

to excel

bag

goodbye

Once

I

car and an afternoon of studying and waiting

to

where she was headed,

be

you be home

April Miller

of the top students. Unlike Miller

who graduated

Weston,

and proceeded

before college. Although

graduated as the salutatorion on an or

Hall

herself talking basketball, following

bid her

you'll

"Well

she received the large blue

woman

"Oh,

"Just

her time.

the offices, not totally sure

the

to

really," Miller replied.

turning

Zach Weston. Lamberson, a

pitcher

never hod 4.0

necessarily

of early

She had

athlete. Joining him with flawless

made good grades

he

started.

other athletes

grades were women's basketball guard

and baseball

were taken care

you be home much over the break?"

He and two

athlete.

alone an

let

things

The season hod

"Not

said. "Will

a very unique position as a

GPAs, a big accomplishment

4.0

held

team meetings,

before him.

laid

filled

Bearcat student

icy field,

would

practice, so she

closely behind a physical education instructor.

Lamberson's day neared the

the sun sank,

halfway mark. Practice on the

Lamberson

making sure often.

Soon she found

"Yep," Lamberson coolly replied.

funeral

day and when she

town she would have

She entered Martindale

audible Texan grunt.

and studying

in

o presentation

take core of the errand early. Miller found

manage

North Alabama's defense. "You con moke

to

for

She knew a

force her to miss classes the next

got back

Lamberson.

As

She needed a CPR dummy

s

^

the

'>'

skil

of tho

helium L*

ripped o

sm'f

of the gas.

freezes your vocal cords and'C

go

up,"

octaves higher than

he proclaimed, his

own. "You

"No," Beth, another athlete

in

in

try

a voioJ it

Beth.

the room,

sfl

i


Weslon

not hard,"

said, as the helium started

and engrossed

himself

hod

off.

the field, he

ook onother long drag.

today he needed

he said,

fun,"

in

on even higher voice than

room exploded

3S the rest of the training

in

knew

and

1

vork

the importance of being able to

He

cut loose.

ond

Weston,

ccess.

were

on-the-field

like jobs,

like

said his dedication to

commitments were

and Lomberson,

Miller

and an escape become

important to

just

e

Oh

ih

us,"

when

take

:i

it

Assistants' office to claim finishing

Chad Speer

come

The whole day you're

down

helped but he

pull

knew

the effort

in

on

times that sacrifice

athlete period,

to

'"Just

to

order to keep

third-string

was

he hod

his social

to

life,

succeed.

you hove

to

self-

sat

erson spread out, claiming Tatum's couch.

making a face. said.

wheeled

cut him

his

choir

to

as the quarterback opened to

speak again, but

noticing Joel

off

Osborn, the

quarterback, leaving Tatum's office where

"Did you eat

my

still

sot.

Star Crispies?" he said.

only took the one, but

it

wos good," Osborn

responded. "Well you can thank

oo

asked hurredly

title."

Lomberson's lunch sock

"I

be

paper while Speer

do?" Speer

to

document. Glover started

Lomberson

the field

said,

got

still

immediotely

him up at times his

his

yet?" Glover

Lomberson

where Lomberson the

mentally."

the

a

computer,

quite,"

Glover

just

and then you go

physically

in

as

for

1' he soid. 1

done

it

his

"Not

do what he could

on

on

"How much you

was down,

ig

"You got scrolling

staple,

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and immediately asked

reclining against his desk.

crop

a.m. class

paper. Glover sot at o laptop

up and down over

like

11

computer and put the

free

scrolling

you're feeling

Zoc/l

paper. GA's Tony Glover and

watched

nothing else

physically.

a

his

everyday

into the football

the room, his

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if

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Lomberson about

his

to

he

down

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touches on

said. "Baseball, they pretty

get up,

p ond put

moved

his

studying.

and

you as long as you con go and as

3eat

while eating

film

sack lunch. Then he

an of friends around, to give you that break,

rage you and

but off-

looming. During the half hour after

turning in his

bock

my mom," Lomberson said paper and (he text boot

to Glover, the

lap.

continued on next page.

ffom top

Quickly finishing a

Lamberson and Tony Glover

gome,

student of the

hove a good strong

necessity as practice really

vital

to

To succeed on

concentrate on being one

be a

to

film.

a 14-page paper and a 5 p.m. deadline

the-field with

he studied ton

more

in

Weston takes

trainer's

a few

class.

Josh

about the exact requirements.

moments

room, while waiting

Trevor Hoj-es

14-page paper before

talk

to read his Bible

in

the athletic

for baseball practice to start, photos by


continued from previous page. Lomberson admitted he had slacked a

on

this

for

Bearcat baseball, only

paper, procrastinated too much. Lomberson and the

his

radio report for

agreed time management was a big

other athletes

key

to

keeping everything

he

senior,"

guys

because

fall

on

said. "Early

They push

it

v^os easy.

it

good

into the trap of

back

it

lot

of

management

time

back and push

a

a

think

I

I'm

until

skills.

tomorrow

Spalding,

Leslie

"You

Talent

the

of

Director

Development Center, which

in

When

began as

the director

started

and helped

from needing a fulltime

1988, she

in

foster the

progrom

only needing a

staff to

GA.

The program worked with professors, coaches and the athletes to

behind

make

"Being a student athlete "Being a student

doing

is

trade-offs.

this

a

is

a

full-time job,"

full-time job.

You don't get

weekend. You don't get oo

down

his

After

it.

a few lunge

to

he would be

Weekend

the

in

be

Sports Kickoff

staff.

He would

Hot Stove

drills

hurting. His

meetings. But

would have

first

to

the

drill

started. In

an hour for the

receive

his

fun of

by the

it

photos by Trevor Hayes

just

Spalding learned through her work

grade,

to third

never even

I've in

sports

and

were

the

"They have a I

Nelson stepped

into

to arrive. Miller

first

was ready

and headed

herself

a toco and

to the

after

walked with Nelson

to

a

two hours studying and

lost

time checking her Facebook. They plates

for

after

a

grabbed

salad bar. Miller fixed

"Read

it

the

Nelson

first

few

lines,

the

the blinds of the

and

floor of the

off.

team

sun sunk lower

windows broke

little

food

to in

the crisp

lines of light gently lying

long

Miller

and

rest of their

pregame meal. The

wear

show up the sky

for

and

still

Weston,

goes

and being a

to

succeed on the court

Her drive and competitiveness come from

her family. She said they always

had high standards

tfiii

were able

their

to

at times lifting,

the

wondered what

"I

road

practice,

drawbacks think

it's

trips

see what

life

and

all

so

it's

good

like

their sc

the

otfif'

would be pain,

it

like

was we

for him.

better to

Life's

just

be busy

not going sit

to learn

Writer Trevor |

kni|

goals, Througl

the time

all

bored," he said. "At least you are doing

where you con

No

with being a

and Lomberson

Miller

great'

certoirl

class act."

could give them. While Weston,

constructive.

court.

always had a drive

ihol:

white," Spaldin

not get to ploy here. There's a

student athlete

golden rays

across the tables

and

the green

the athletes

and chatted

same

and would make

"Not everybody does. You can be a

said.

read

the

"The coaches are very particular aboi gets to

keys to accomplishing

to

the qualitie:

oil

were

t

sprinc

great potential employees.

middle of the sports

then the two laughed

OS they waited for the

student successful

basketball team story.

and proceeded

and would

She believed

personality that sort of

to the

comp

all

competitive nature

athlete successful

an open booth. Miller hod

Miller cleared her throat

the

their

and

women's

to me,"

make a

in life.

sai(

with themselves."

grabbing a few other items

picked up the most recent copy of The Northwest

where

further

c

j

competition," she

to their current level

made on

witfi

they have ex

strategic thinkers,

thirst for

compete most

them

little

their

setting,

suspect that as much as they ore

they

them

Kelli

goal

at

Spalding said

she'd spent the

fun,

good

and they are

focus

always been

doing accounting homework, of course

ribbing after giving

During a training session Zach Weston rehabs his back which so he can return to regular practice and get in shape for

practice.

the upcoming season,

little

about baseball's winter

weight and agilNy work by a back injury, left: Limited to Zach Weston watches his fellow pitchers warm up during baseball injury

they

into

from

as hard as you do

it

"I've

always been driven

I've just

and teammate

Miller

rest

through off-season workouts

at

Hy-Vee, scanned the food court area and realized

face

sophomore broadcasting major

make

said.

athlete.

oo

that they are

class.

oo

sweat dripped

show and being made

report, talking

work

an

the classroom to being

the classroom."

section,

Louis Cardinals fan

St.

to

have

Missounan and she turned

sick."

Wells Hall reporting on KZLX

being a die-hard

of the

what you are

face and over the wrinkles from the grimace

he wore as yet another lunge

for

she said,

They ore constantly

to pick

Weston's bock must have been

showed

falling

their studies.

in

making

were not

sure the athletes

8 a.m.

Weston

meet. She attributed her competitivi

for her to

to study, after not setting foot in his

runs the Student Athlete

program

the

so

B,

after

running.

and then he could

miles

left for his

Going back

driven.

Success Program, knew what being a student athlete meant.

just

your sport,"

had a

and then tomorrow comes."

go home

house since he

immediately

to return

more workouts and team

be timed

Tonight would finally

siroight.

tough to stay motivated,

"It's

little

be

full

the

soi

of dov

around and play video

how

to multi-task now."

Hoyes Designer

|

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Cho


from

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Miller

During the dosing

minutesagainst William Jewell, April

works her way down the court. Trying to maintain her

grades, April Miller finishes a

little accounting homework before watching some television with friends, phoios by Trevor Hoye'.


Sports ^

.

,

signals

Bearcat sports broadcast q

Sitting in

tiny

to four

booth inside Wells

gineers for the Bearcat Radio

ketball

and bas-

games.

KXCV

with five affiliate stations

KCXL

in

in Liberty,

Missouri;

KRNW

KNIM

Maryville,

in

in

KAAN in Bethany and KSFT in St. Joseph. "We feed the Bearcat men and women's gomes

basketball

network of

stations,"

John Coffey

As

gomes

plus the football

said.

respon-

arranging pre- and post-gome

inter-

determined they

how many

had room

interviews

for.

filled,

pre-sold

commercials

station

prerecorded

The

and generic news

engineers were responsible certain times.

the station

stories,

for airing

and

the

for

fill-

about being on engineer was com-

municating with

affiliates, starting

the

gome and

playing commercial spots.

As an engineer, Harvey

sat

in

a booth

in

games,

played

nouncers went

commercials when

to break,

to other stations

the

an-

connected the games

and gove countdowns

lot

of preparation

He

was able

time he

sidelines

was

that

the reporting

one

for

for the

year. During

to give reports from the

and provide play-by-play coverage.

provided much of the

statistical information.

how much

students might not realize

work went

into

one broadcast. Ramsey

said

Bearcat Radio Network put together on hour

pre-game show, which included

long

views, before every

"We

put

in

lot

said.

to the

of hard

"We

games and

Ramsey

said he

sit

work during

don't

down

just

to

go

a

for the next

"We

"We

hear a

lot

He

also pre-

week's game.

pride ourselves

best broadcasts

of hours

about the team

story every Thursday

the

Satur-

broadcast."

worked a couple

every day putting together interviews. ran

inter-

game.

week," Ramsey

paring

Wells Hall and from there he broadcast the

own

the breaks or they could use

fill

Joe Ramsey was the sideline reporter

Engineer Scott fHorvey said the most important thing

to

Bearcat Radio Network

day

ing other time.

would be

minute.

side.

those at

They were also responsible

one

for

af-

play o com-

Another aspect of the Bearcat Network required a

Many was

to

KXCV's, Harvey said.

views.

Before a broadcast

hod

Partner stations could either use their

this

KXCV was

commercial

commercials

a

ploy by play announcer

the flagship station,

sible for

to

Coffey warned

that

time they

mercial by actually stating that they cutting to

The Bearcat Radio Network, along

Chillicothe,

how much

filiates

Maryville served as the flagship

in

station for

Harvey explained

Hall, en-

Network were

responsible for broadcasting football

other towns through network.

in

the

having one of the

in

MIAA," Ramsey

of compliments.

our broadcast kind of

rivals

Writer

to af-

We

some |

said.

hear that

D-l sports."

Megan Crawford

Designer Paula Eldred

filiates.

I

Bearcat Radio Network provides play-by-play for the against William Jewell.

reporter Matt Gaarder

women's

basketball

game

Despite often hectic scheduling.

Gaarder and reporter Jon Coffey did everything they could to cover every single game. p/io[o by Trevor Hayes

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In

an interview

with the head men's basketball coach

Beaixat Radio Network Reporter talks to Steve Tapf> meyer about their win over Graceland University. After every game, whether basketball or football, Coffey did a live

on-air interview with the

Hcyes

head coach,

photo by Trevor


& more

Sports

from

/eft.

In

members Cox

of

a tangle of arms, Delta Chi and Sigma of Phi Delta Theta

White

Phi Epsilon

prepare for the second half of their basketball

Get Low looks to pass before

letting the ball

fly.

flag-football intramural

members fight for the football during the

championship game. All hands

against Sigma Phi Epsilon's Ep Yours team. Putting

game

up the

shot,

Hayes

p/iotos b) Trevor

Intruamural sports ensure students have a place to compete. He ball

looked

in his

in

the sky as the boll

arms, hustling across

Seconds before he reached flag

came toward

the field

and

the goal,

him, catching the perfect pass,

focusing on the

he

felt

at his belt. Looking

a tug

he cradled the

foot-

end zone. down, he discovered

his

was gone. Even though competition

was

fierce, this

was

gome,

not a college

but

a popularly attended

intra-

mural sport.

While 71 teams participated

and

graduate

is

were 43

definitely higher for sports like basketball

who was

assistant to Robert Lade,

Teams a

flag football, there

participating

teams

for

dodgeball

three participants for Poker Fun Run.

"Attendance

in

in

like

Regular sports

like

and team

New

Cody McDowell,

Hobo Jobas and

the Giants signed

up

to participate

sports.

flag football, basketball, volleyball, softball

petitive sports for students.

football," said

the director of recreational sports.

The Yodas, Get Low, hlombres.

variety of individual

and

Other sports including poker, table

and bowling were offered as com-

tennis

and walleyball were also

events for the year included Poker Fun Run, Tennis Doubles, Rocquetboll Sing,

.Pitch/Fiearts,

Rock the Rec, Whiffleball 4x4 and FHome Run

While some students chose

to participate

in

only

one

of-

Spades/

Fiitting.

intramural sport, others participated

in

a

variety of sports offered. "I

participated

in

basketball, softball,

miss the competition from high school."

continued on next page.

and

volleyball

because

it's

so

fun,"

Elena Fain said. "And

I

in,

Carmen


Duet Tape's Howie

Ball drives to the

ketball

drew over 70 teams

games,

p/iow by Treror Hayes

Celebrating

in

gather on the

field.

for both men's

hoop. Basand women's

the

cold, Sigma Sigma Sigma players Sigma studi it out through and snow

to win the flag4botball championship, photo by

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continued from previous page. While some students competed allowed them "I

love

"I

it,

it's

at the college level. Still

"I

good

such a

It

is

is

it

fun

try

felt

that intramural sports

and

entertaining

and

I

miss playing basketball," Liah Bai-

opportunity for those v^ho don't hove the opportunity to play

an opportunity

others played intromurals to

away

ping

competition other students

to stay active.

play intromurals because

ley said.

for fun

fill

to

ploy compete and hove

the void

fun."

graduating from high school and step-

lost after

from the world of competitive sports.

and

relive

and basketball

my wonderful

participant.

"I

think

high school years," said it's

Megan

really great opportunity

a

O'Riley, a volleyball, softboll

and

not

oil

of us

wanted

to

ploy

sports professionally or at a higher level."

well.

Jordan Brown said he

a

The

good way

to

keep my competitive

"It's

for

a number

fun,

of different

good way

great opportunity to ploy

because Brown

spirit olive,"

teams

you miss

if

and

really

members

of the Delta Chi and

was easy money and in

said.

easy team and player sign-ups

sports, to participate

easy

to sign

up and |

in

a competition," Joke Fain

fourthstraightintramuralchampionshipwiththeirnarrowwininthe

er sounds for the

snow,

buzzing most nights of the week with acthnty.

TTie courts at the Student

Rec Center were

photo by Trerar Hoyes

Thro wing o juke S.gma S.gma Sigma s Sarah

i=owler

touchdown. Fowlers touchdown dunn, mural championship game helped boost Sigma to tne

tion to socre a

'"«™'- Hoi-k

a rebound members of Duct Tape ant By competing in intramural activitit were able to have some fiin, but they also competed for intramural champions T-shirt., photo by Trevor Hayes

the air

for

Life fight for control.

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a

|

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.^i^^Ci

"It's

Designer Paulo Eldred

down court for another chance to score just before the buzz-

the

half.

said.

participate."

Megan Crawford

After puHing do wn the board. Sydney Lamb of Get U>w pushes ball

a great

flag football.

to sign up.

SigmaPhiEpsilonteamsgravitatetoit.-niegamemarkedDeltaChrs photo by Tre»r H„,es

it

Brown also participated

Writer

ball reaches the ground,

not only competition, but officiating as

variety of sports offered for intramural activities along with

allowed

As the

in

liked refereeing basketball

for his officiating basketball class.

experience "It is

students experience

gave

Intramural sports also


"

an

club sparks on

ilipped tor his

face guard, adjusted

with his

in

cing with

He

te for foil,

Canada

thrust his foil

two and a

for

did

this for

incing club.

enough

add an

and Justin I

all

was young "So when

nity.

Thus

over

for,

I

>es

campus community

but

were not

like

I've

more

in

in

is

It

just

Dong

movies,"

life,

"

said.

Sweeton feel that

I

pay $75 per

trimester

and

out, but

if

they

had

their

own

discount. I

wanted

"Fencing

is

to start fencing

a very fun sport

The fee

practice.

is

the only

again and

that

anyone

downside

for

it,

it,"

Other students were simply interested

regular college

the arts.

your

$20

Priest said.

takes lessons

well worth

"The

to

for

for

anyone

interested

of the students

who

to start fencing but

college

I

wanted

said. "That

in

the idea of a

new hobby.

become a member was

to

mostly

Hollywood

and as a renaissance man, one must

my experience

in

fencing club

I

on

Monday and Wednesday

the club

never available,

advantage

to take

There were about a dozen students

becoming a

responded,

was

it

in

James Waltz, Ryan

fencing classes.

of the

Dong

benefited

schools.

want

to instruct

that are

"We Dong

fencing, Luke Starnes,

did not

who had responded

to

would become port also said he

and hoped

feel I've

involved.

the administrative side,

With experience

it

see and endure fencing, while

lot in

to

enjoyed the fencing club and

been

hove my chance,"

ploy.

to

a great

is

way

to

learn

get

all

some

exercise."

campus

wanted

came

I

short lime I've

ssled

can

I

check

for students to

fenced a couple of years ago, but

"I

had

The cost of membership was $10 per

fee.

year.

"What made me wont

chance

were some

Priest

aid.

he

that

$15 per

equipment they were given a

his instructor's

to

the fencing classes students

Equipment was available

credit.

o fencing club and paying

len

trimester or

triangular, cross-

in

along with a small membership

sponsors and by January

from the

interest

do a whole

extra

To participate

Zheng Dong moved

diversity in sports."

were posted of

1

to

for University

volunteered to teach.

fliers,

now

The club offered classes

a sport you don't get to

little

made

point,

half years,

a year-and-o-holf before receiving

and were not offered as a

>

just

another type of sword.

e had finally formed

is

He hod

forward.

his foil to

lunged, retreated,

on epee, one type of fencing sword with a

2005, he began searching

thing

and picked up

He advanced,

opponent's chest and gained one

fencing

jlode.

his jacket

footwork and blade work.

advanced again and

>d,

te

his

on campus.

interest

who

Dong

paid to take the classes offered

said.

wanted

pretty

Dong hoped

that

someday

of the curriculum as college credit courses. the

program

to

gain popularity and support

the fencing club could eventually travel

hove some toll,

nights,

good

slender, quick, short

potential fencers,"

and sneaky,

Writer

|

Megan

and compete against

Dong

perfect for

Crawford

said. all

other

"We hove some

three

weapons."

Designer Paula Eldred |

for practice, Joe Szymkowjcz and '

roils aloft

Andrew Yocum take turns advancing toward each Lessons were held during scheduled evenings in the Station twice a week

*v]tmngs

^wtth foil outstretched. son.

When

J

? steers and

Andrew Yocum

asked where his fenang interest

Zorro so thought to I

practices

drills at

the beginning of his weekly

came from. Yocum

said.

"Growing up

mysetf. vvhy not?' photo by Morsho Jennings '

I

watched

One-on-one instruction from Fencmg Club presidenc Zlieng Dong brings Alyssa Crawford one step closer to perfect lunging form while Justin Waltz looks on. Dong's lesson to correct Crav^ord s lunging problem was to find balance on stable ankles. p/iotoAlors/ia Jennings

178 179


Green

boosters Promotions department strenghtens outreach program. Cub Club and

Midnight Madness, the Green House, Bearcat

many

make

events put on to

The

Women

and

the Notional Girls

aware

fans

some

of

of Bearcat athletics.

because

games and

amount

of the

people

of

was a lot more actually came to the

that

need as much promotion as other

Promotional

activities

17

total of

interns

were created in

of their

own

and came up

sport

in

Konoske's

know which

and was also

in

charge

with that sport's promotional

manager

the

of the student cheering section, the

was primarily in charge of sending Green House members, informing them of

and upcoming games and made

during games.

helped him

in

He

sure things ran smoothly

Konoske

said his experience as an intern for

deciding to pursue a graduate degree

in

integrative

marketing communication.

a word," White

have learned so much athletic marketing.

It's

said.

"It is

satisf/ing.

It

a

lot

is

an experience

much from

from. I've learned so

of hard work. But

if

that

of the bigger events

was

you hove a love

the Notional Girls

I

the world of

something, especially for sports, then you would definitely love

for it."

Women

and

designed

level in T-ball

get younger

really

to

general more active

young

athletics,"

in

and

little

Konoske

girls Softball

girls

and women

in

said.

"Not only

a

but also

all

the

at

way up

Each of the women's sports had a booth the student recreation center.

signed up

The volleyball team

and taught

set

come up

to us,"

thought about the

was

set

up

for

interactive event

up a net

is

Konoske

girls

that

one day

games and T-shirts.

let

memberships

to the

that

the University

a part of

Cub

Bearcat

and having

not always the kids that hove the

it's

ones

the

that

would

benefit from being

that association with the Bearcats,"

in

Konoske

said.

Konoske noticed when she

of the things that

working at the University was

were

Jan.

that the

Bearcat

first

started

name and paw

not Irodemorked.

paw and

The 1

.

Until then,

the Bearcats it

was used

name was

for anything,

not trademarked

until

anywhere.

"We see more people want to produce things with the Bearcat paw on but at the same time we needed to be able to protect because get requests to put the Bearcat paw on everything for people from California all the way to Florida," Konoske said. it,

it

I

needed to moke sure that under was being represented correctly, which she said was becoming a problem when people produced shirts that had the Bearcat paw on one side and Muck Fo West on Konoske said the

all

University

circumstances the University

She also said there was a need

the other.

the face of

"We want to portray "We try to make him as reason he doesn't

where

Bobby

to protect the

image

of

Bearcat.

him as very wholesome," Konoske said. That

neutral as possible.

is

port of the

he doesn't have on image and he doesn't

talk,

in

sports set

kids

up a booth.

we

women's

did have a couple of

said. "Their

mother said we've never

playing volleyball but they absolutely loved

their favorite thing here."

athletics:

Bearcat Football, Northwest Football, Northwest Basketball,

vendors

University

paid the

"It is

town had

and had a

this

so much

best job

in

to sign

royalty

etc.

a licensing agreement with the

percentage of

their sales that

they

University.

"With little

words involved with

all

Bearcats, Northwest Bearcats, Northwest Missouri State Bearcats,

All

the corner of the recreation the

Also trademarked were

in

charge, and were sponsored by

women's

how to bump and set. Then them how to handle the racket.

"The really neat thing

It

was an

the girls

tennis players taught

it.

It

to participate, free of

the Bearcat Booster Club. All

girls

of the

have opinions."

to the collegiate level."

center

activity at

anybody. The

benefit the most from being free

because

would be

Bobby Bearcat and

Sports Day. is

that

the club

said he

out a newsletter to the

One

really nice

"It is

money

was the manager in charge of football promotions

Green House. White

"It

would

children

and they received

the club

One

Morris White

in

some

to

megaphones, cups and

with extra

were considered underprivileged. Area schools

activities.

"In

and was open

to join

Northwest Ford also sponsored 15-20 children each year

Konoske

office.

her internship program.

were managers who were

Eight of those interns

past

$10

cost

Club.

sports.

had a

It

were also rewarded

Marketing and

time. Director of

said football did not

The Bearcat Cub Club was another promotional the University.

children received exclusive invitations to

Konoske, said football

Athletic Promotions, Kristen visible

just

University created different promotional events for every

and each received equal

sport

Day were

Sports

in

in

job there fun,

I

is

feel like

always something new," Konoske I

work

in

the toy

department and

said. that

is

the world."

Writer

|

Megan

Crawford

Designer Birttany Zegers j


Pumping up the crowd

during one of the

for the

crowd pumped during the games,

As a guest speaker tional

home football

As manager Green House, one of White's jobs was to keep the

games, Morris White cheers along with

championship

the crowd.

/iluiifj

fans.

by

Jiwm

Hnyi--.

pre-game pep rally for the nagame, Morris White addresses included a tent, music and free

at the

football

The pep

rally

food for fans before the game,

photo by

Tmmr

Hayi-s


Grimace on her

face,

guard Meghan Blay pushes the

ball

up court as team in

Central Missouri State guard Lindsey Maple blocks. Blay led the assists for

Jennies.

the season with 120, averaging 4.4 per game and

The Bearcats

In the lane,

six against

the

lost 68-77. photo by Trevor Hayes

forward Lauren Williams goes up for an easy basket durEmporia State Hornets. As a starter.

ing the Bearcats 82-64 loss to the

>^rilKams pulled

down six rebounds and seven

points with an assist

and a

steal, photo by Trevor Hayes

Front Row: Kelsey

and

Kelli

Homewood, Megan Hamilton, Kalena Kenney

Nelson. Row

2:

April Miller, Laura Friederich,

Meghan

and Katie O'Grady. Back Row: Lindsy Bayer, Lauren Williams, Mandi Schumacher, Chelsea Burton and Meghan Brue.

Blay, Erin Lohafer,

Micaela Uriell,

Ernzen, Jessica

WILLIAM PENN 72-48

WINONA

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 72-67

STATE 75-69

MOUNT MERCY

MISSOURI WESTERN

83-69

79-48

MISSOURI

ABILENE CHRISTIAN 79-78

SOUTHERN

71-80

CONCORDIA 86-88

EMPORIA 64-82

UMKC

73-76

PinSBURG STATE 82-75

WILLIAM JEWELL ^

TRUMAN

STATE

I'

_(


Swiping a rebound,

f'nnihft

Emzcn

post Chelsea

takci the ball out of the air against

Mount Mercy. Emzen averaging 1.7 points a game aiid 1.9 boards a game coniing off the bench during most games. Always consis-

guard

tent,

Nelson averaged 10.9

Kelli

points a game,

good for third on the team. As a sophomore. Nelson sat in the career Top 10's for three-pointers made, threepointers attempted and steals.

years

After four

the Bearcat system, guard Laura

in

owned the top slot for three-pointmade by a Bearcat and was in the Top

Friederich ers

Ten

for threc'point field goals attempted,

and points. Friederich led the young team with 363 points, averaging 15.8 a game. steals,

photos by Trevor Hayes

ounqWILL only four upperclassmen, Bearcats battle through tough conference play.

li

wos o season that started off witfi a promising finish, but as games grew closer, the teom seemed to wind down.

srence

We id

name

>y

Homewood

lys

ourselves

for

gomes

uit

season

started off the

in

said. "But

we

It

so young, with only four upperclossmen, they did not necessarily

hove the experience

"We

guard

have

we

like

to

Schumacher

do,

On

percentage

and

opponents.

the

in

A Conference. all

It

"One around one

revolves

sounding,"

thing

and

coach Gene Steinmeyer

said.

boll,"

Homewood,

est

team strength was

of their

downfalls

e

way

all

the

their

was

felt

Mondi

not having

a

and solid

said.

really

e,' aif,

good said.

and

up the second

let

"We

Ducking under Emporia

State

Hornet guard Andi

ket. Miller

26 of 27

or the

avaeraged 9.3 minutes a game, with action

orio State

opponents

for the

regular season games, photo by

On

the surface

(Emporia),"

phafer

this

season were

it

looked

Kenney

like

said.

we

"It

should hove matched up well with

just

seems

like

IOWA

in

a

lot

74^9

JRG STATE 73-90'

of

gomes. Schumacher

^'northeastern EMPORIA 68-94

felt

is

really think

I

good core

we

of the

team had o hord

opponents from scoring. The

our weakness

give up a

hard to

try

trying to

Trevor

make

they always throw us

that

OKLAHOMA

lost

Hayes

Kenney said

by only three

like this,

lot

defense," Kenney

is

of points.

We've worked

and up our defensive

we

mostly

do

skills.

defensive

In

drills,

ourselves better on that end of

to five points.

many

that

but

To better prepare

coach Gene Steinmeyer had

times the

team played

always come up his

team

team practice a

the

short

and

for situations drill

called

two-minute situation every practice.

times.

and Schumacher said another team weakness was being

(bounded

R

Bearcats

and Washburn. The Bearcats played both teams twice

g the season and were defeated both

team

than

rate

the season.

good gome

of the tougher

turnover

the court."

in

vvoy around."

wo

"We

McAlexander, guard April Miller moves toward the bas-

play great the half,

in

stats,

the off-season,

halves of a ball

Homewood we'll

lower

Steinmeyer said.

"By

through.

together two

182 183

Bearcats were out-rebounded by more than 100

Our weakness since Christmas has been ig

and

trend for our

rebounds

that their

chemistry

it."

up on the board.

put points

time stopping their

Erin Lohofer,

do

willing to

team was very aggressive

Defensively, however, the

3ne ospect of the game."

macher and Kalena Kenney

"We know what we be

ore a team that takes really

that

success or lack of success revolves around

foyers like

to

average, the Bearcats hod a higher stealing

he Bearcats finished the season with on finished 7-9

said.

hove

just

and continuously

got our opponents best performance of

record of 15-12

we

Offensively, the

eason."

3II

have a whole practice focused on

will

defense,"

faced many

seems

gome.

to finish the

by making

the region,"

the end.

in

solid

was

because

50-56

the

MISSOURI SOUTHERN 70-67

two minutes where

overcome those

team

VALDOSTA •

"It's just

we work

on

situational things like

down by two," Kenney said. "What to do and how to back, when to foul, when not to foul, and things like that,

I

STATE

67-63 67-81

just

trying to

small losses."

Writer

MISSOURI WESTERN

being

get the boll

Megan

PARK

71-53

Crawford

Designer Brent j

CENTRAL

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST 84-79

MISSOURI

WASHBURN

Chappelow

81-83

WASHBURN

71-84

61-82 • MIAA7-9 • OVERALL 15-12


hopes of a Bearcat stop, KaJena Kenchair. The 'Cats lost their first round game 68-66. Coach Gene Steinmeyer In

from

left

ney

rises

from her

a second half time out

talks to his players during

against Central Missouri State.

The

'Cats fought to

the very end of the game, losing by just two points.

Coach Gene Steinmeyer directs his defense at The Bearcats buckled

the other end of the court.

down

during the second hatf against the Central

Missouri State Jennies, allowing

them

34.5 percent from the floor, photos

to shoot just

by Trevor Hayes

FinalSHOT Bearcats overcome

half

first

With one second showing on

The

clock in

Municipal

inside

and Mule

short of the basket

fell

the rest of the Bearcats stood

O'Grady and

fans erupted.

was

"I

we

coach Gene Steinmeyer

down even when we The 'Cats

game

got

trailed the

Mules 43-31

57

percent of

"We

just

Meghan

36 percent

it

half

and as

first

in

remaining

hitting

play

to

in

to

left

play

second

hit

one

of the

two

three times

this

season," Central coach

come bock on

US.

They

called a timeout to instruct

to run

to

lost

shot

because

clock," Steinmeyer said. "So,

called a ploy at the timeout so, the ball

get the

we

wouldn't have

back and give Central time

Pausing before pushing the ball guard Meghan Blay searches for an open lane. Blay scored 12 points and pulled down six rebounds, good for second on the team in both Bearcat, pholo

to call

I

clocks

they got the ball

of the difference

went ahead and

one when we got

Maple Mandi Schumacher grabbed the rebound and appeared to have control of the boll when CMSU's Tiffany Vincent swept in and grabbed the ball from her hands. Central's Lindsey

17 seconds remaining.

Bearcat's

Vincent laid the boll off the gloss

and

into the

to

bj*

Trevor

to

performance as a

t

I

basket giving the Mules

left

tie

timec

the ga

to junior K frantically

defender or I

neither

but

gne second

^jif^ I

time they

back

win or

.

Hayes

vv'ith.^

coaches woul

tried

I

open teammate,

his

game

lot

to free herself from her

lost

to setup their defense."

shot a jumper with

t

foul to give."

setup a ploy

li

fine

J

worked

O'Grody

I

releoscd

J

1

shot ot the season. For Blay

when

of

O'Grady. O'Grady

play of the gome.

their final

La

think

I

do

lot to

The inbounds pass went

and

|

Friederich the loss

is

the!

ever step onto the court wearing o Bearcat jersey Blay sec

will

game as a 'Cat and Friederich knocked in 16. may hove ended their season and career al the type of game they wanted to go out on. LJniversity was I've "It hasn't hit me yet. That game was probably the most fun playing with my team in a long time. We were fired up and we wer(j' 12 points

in

While

and gome

because a

to try to

1

categories, during her final

Slifer

and

look, then

foul to give.

Steinmeyer called bock

O'Grady who found Blay. Blay score up at 66 with :34

to knot the

"Every time we've they've

going

he hod the

recognize that

team what ploy they were going

the shot clock

called

a

have a great

reolly gc

win

free throws,

forward,

approach

to

Dave's coaching had a

bock.

in

ploy

tf

seco

six

Steinmeyer said. "That's

with senior Laura Friederich grabbing a steal

"We knew we were

with

fouled her because they hod

fact that

freshman

half 'Cats

Steinmeyer stared at the difference between the shot and told his

sideline

that fou

give,"

fouled going to the basket, putting her on the

With 35 seconds remaining to

foul to give so the

coaching on Dave's port to recognize

.

team on how

on the

boll

"We had

field

never say' die."

and

the

the

in

ÂŤ

I

Ai

kept the 'Cats from scoring and gave

in

game.

Slifer said.

put

CMSU's

Rorvig fouled her.

but over.

all

the

the pass up court to

the

recei'

wide open and

up the shot

oor. Right before she could put

on the

only

knocked

went cold shooting from the

game was

the

left

loose off of a pick and

Friederich turned to find the lane to the basket

shots for them," senior

57-43 with 12:58

14,

to

a two point jumper in

came

remaining.

who was

the Bearcats

"We've played them

'

timeout. Friederich

round

half,

first

sc

in.'

it

run for the 'Cats.

ended

run

and throwing

just

CMSU

like

the pass.

them get boll

at holftime of their

put

it

The Mules had a

shooting to free throws. Williams

starting a 13-1

Dave

the

was

col

and

it

was going

was

Lauren Williams

knocked

felt

slow motion," Bloy

felt like

it

The Bearcats come down and ran the ploy Steinmeyer had

grabbed

Blay said.

Then with 6:01

The

gome and

digits."

of their shots, while Central

to adjust to

appeared as though

line

the

never once

and

it

no doubt and then

Tiffc

it

their shots.

had

The lead grew

second

"I

hitting shots in the

The Bearcat connecting on

said.

down by double

MIAA tournament. women struggled

the

in

way we approached

proud of the

took,"

watching

slow mo,

during the

really

right there

Mandi had

thought

scoreboard

which read Central 68, Northwest 66.

attitude

was

"I

"I

disbelief as they stared at the

in

the two point lead.

her face junior Katie

up a shot from behind the three-point orch.

fired

boll

gome

the

short of win in tournament.

fall

State defender

Auditorium and a Central Missouri

O'Grady

but

trail,

her

final

the

loss still

it

/

full

of enthusiasm

said.

and we got fault. It's \/ilh

and energy and

"Coach always soys

total

the lost

no good heart

second

that

that's

you

shot.

It

just just

what basketball hove

is all

to get that lost

doesn't

foil

to lose, but that's the kind of

sometimes;

about,

I

second * it's

no

game we wanted

ol

to p

and energy." Writer! Brendan Kelley

Designer

jB'

'


With a sudden

stop,

guard Laura Friedcrich

tric^

to

slip

past

Contral Missouri State forward Ttffany Vincent. Fricderich led

the Bearcats with 16 points

in

her

finaJ

game

as a Bearcat, photo

hy Trevor Hayes

id4 185

Trying to muscle

for position,

forward Mandi Schumacher

pivots out of the paint after pulling

down an

offensive board.

Schumacher grabbed 10 rebounds to compliment her nine points

in

the Bearcats

loss, photo by Trevor Hayes

Scramhling for the

baJI

guard Laura Friederich

fights

with

Central Missouri State guard Lindsey Maple for control of the bail.

The

sixth-seeded Bearcats lost 68-66 to the seconci-seeded

Jennies in a last second thriller in the photo by Jr&mr Hay^s

On up

take off guard

for an easy basket.

Katie O'Grady takes a rebound back O'Grady scored five of the Bearcats 66

points, but missed the finaJ shot of the

three, with

game when

one second on the dock, photo 6y

she tried for a

TVevw HcjyÂŤ

first

round of the MIAA.


Slamming one home,

forward Xzavier

Gaines rocks the rim with a dunk during the

At the top of Mose Howard lets fly one

82-44 win over Graceland. the arch, guard

team

of his

leading 51 threes

on the season

against Pittsburg State.

Working inside,

forward Matt Withers

puts up

11 points against Pittsburg State

forward Daniel

two of his and Gorilla

Blair, photo by Trevor Hayes

FOUND

Roles

Melting pot of transfers forms solid core led by strong defense. The Bearcats

finished the regular

and a 10-6 record

MIAA

the

in

years that the Bearcats earned 10

Guard Addae team

hlouston

had was

the conference

in

34.1 rebounds per

had a higher

game

said.

the sixth time

of 19-8

seven

in

play

conference wins. thing the Bearcats

had

that

strong defense. Although, they

no other

averaged

opponents averaged 35.2, the Bearcats

their

"You don't

had enough

to

just

win

best

the

is

in

Tappmeyer

it,"

we

con,

need

to

out

and do

that

said.

"We

just

cent shooting

10 games

in

allowed minimal points

to

52-50 win against Missouri Southern

said.

we

Jan. 14.

better care of the ball

lost

and take

better shots." In their last

the

edge

regular season

from the free throw

79.2 percent from the

"We've hod two

mode

free throws,"

that line,

On

you con

line,

game,

line.

the 'Cats held

really ice

a

lot

of those

throw percentages than

fights an open lane forward, Austin Meyer finds a

their

field

scoring 3ii points in 27 games. photo by rremrHoyes

some

Mose Howard

"When you

if

we'd

are solid from

histfii

growth as a team throughout!

"We had

the Bearcats felt

winning

It

showed we

came

stra

ore

out strong

that offensively they

when

nights

led the

team

in

oi

had

r

they could hove taken

points,

and

free

was

GRACELAND 77-42 EMPORIA 72-67

total points, averaij

close behind with a

total of

averaging 13.3 points per game, the fourth

seed going

into the

N

tournament, Writer

366

scoring, with

The Bearcats ended the season as goal, three-point

really help

improvements. Withers said that there \4

3,6 points per gome. Xzavier Gaines

opponent.

ROCKHURST 81-90

really potentially goji

shot selections,

BAKER 80-62

yog

of those guysb'

losing streaks throughout the sea

fense. Withers for

MISSOURI WESTERN 63-48 • MISSOURI SOUTHERN 52-50

ST MARY'S 95-39

;

a few gomes and then bounced back

seam to get through against Pittsburg State. Meyer ended the season third on the team in average points per game with 11.5,

games."

overage, the Bearcats hod higher

and

While As he

Washburn shot 66.7 percent. gomes where you could look and say said.

be on

said. "He's so

gomes and

showed growth as a team.

The Bearcats shot

coach Steve Tappmeyer

to

smoother where

lot

cessful

while

or three

boll

"We hod

we can do things better offensively," "We are not as sharp offensively, some-

can take

game," Tappmeyer

season," Houston said.

the

times our defense ends up sparking our offense. Offensively,

t

struggling with their offensive decisions at time

per-

team

"As

Houston

in

Jan,

The Bearcats went through both win

season. Solid defense

this

win gomes, as seen

j

yoii

out."

streaks

40

runs a

con keep improving and

every lime."

Bearcat defense held opponents under

of them yc

enabled

where

real feel of

and so inexperienced. He's one and have big

we

just

points

and our offense the

in

s

like

hit all

21 games, averaging 14.7

in

"He has o floor

us."

can stop anybody," Withers

come

and 5.6

conference,"

and ploy defense

out

you'd

player.

Hunter played

season hod been defense.

"When we come

if

would have

Hunter suffered from a sprained foot against Central Missouri

team's biggest strength throughout

ion, stating that his

bench

off the

Forward Moll Withers echoed Houston's opin-

the

"It

freshman ployer Henry Hunter contributed

redshirt

injury,

Beorcot scoring as an

"There were so many games where our

opponents had more turnovers than

said,

differently."

Despite on

utes

the

and say

look at those points

overage opponent.

"Our defense Houston

while

one

it

percentoge and lower turnover

stealing

rate than their

MIAA

that

felt

season with on overall record

conference, making

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With a slice through the paint, guard Reggie Robinson glides through the air. on his way to an easy layup against Central Missouri State. Despite Robinson's combined 16 points and 11 assists against the Mules, the Bearcats lost both games and eventually foimd themselves in the fourth place seeding heading into the MIAA postseason tournament because of it. p/ioto l>y Tn-vot Hay(-i Eyes down court, Addae Houston brings the

ball

up to set-up

the Bearcat offense. Houston's steady hands took caro of the ball and point guard duties for one and a half seasons in the green and w/hite; compiling 352 points, 97 assists and 40 steals in his short

Bearcat career, photo

by Trevor Hayes

Row: Luke Crump, Brandon Maxie, Andy Peterson, Austin Meyer. Matt Withers, Victor James, Kyle Garner, Addae Houston and Nathan Front

Doug Karleskint, Darren Vorderbruegge, Reggie Robinson, Dillon Higdon, Xzavier Gaines, Ed Hudson, Hunter Henry, Jason Abbuhl, Mose Howard, Steve Tappmeyer, Steve Myrick and Garnet. Bock Row:

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Not

finished yet, guard Andy Peterson slams home two more points to keep the in the closing minute of play against Southwest Baptist. TTie sophomore stepped up for his team scoring seven of his 12 points in the final minutes, p/ioto by Trevor Hoyes Bearcats fighting

Directing his offense, guard Reggie Robinson looks Robinson only scored

six

A key in

open player

inside.

While

hit foul trouble, photo by Trevor Hayes

in the Bearcat win over Missouri Western, forward Victor James scored 11 points

12 minutes

bench 36-9 the two

for an

points against Southwest Baptist, he provided needed support for

guard Mose Howard when he

in

in

the 72.49 win over the Griffons.

the Cats' easy

first

The Bearcat bench outscored the Griffon round win, v^ich broke the regular season split between

rivals, photo by Trevor Hayes

Trying to fly by the Southwest Baptist defense on a fast break, f*1ose Howard rounds the top of the key during the 'Cats' second round game. ard led the team loss

in

How-

scoring with 15 in the 2-point

to the purple Bearcats,

p/ioto by Trevor

Hayes


Inin>

/./t

moment,

Hesitating for a

forward

Xiavicr Gaines searches for an open look. Gaines

averaged seven points

two games during the

in

tournament, compared to the 13.3 he averaged

To collect their

during the regular season.

thoughts and focus, the Bearcats huddle up before a sot of free throws.

The Cats used this meeting to

re-group and organize their plan for the next few

Disgusted by a Tappmeyer throws his hands up possessions.

call

coach Steve

anger.

in

With

a

win over Missouri Western, the 'Cats secured their eighth 2(Vwin season under Tappmeyer. photos by Trevoi

Hayes

econdPRESS defeat Griffons

in first

round but

e men's basketball team learned Saturday,

a team three times

)t

fall

Morch

4,

how

tough

it

was

one season.

in

game

purple Bearcats during

to

two.

byjemison totake a60-51 lead with 41 seconds

ough they defeated Southwest Baptist twice usiy,

green Bearcats did not hove a

the

SBU

if.

Tournament

oson ifium

men

eliminated the

Konsos

in

SBU

third

to

Municipal

at

a team

is)

mokes you

that

better

you play them," Southwest Baptist coach "You play better

soid.

which

...

is

hit

a three-pointer

1

came

wentually for

i

26-27

about the

going.

rs in

first

team SBU's

three minutes then

was one

It

game.

the

It

a 12-2

started

^e alwoys

d

we

we

got to eliminate

them hove a big run

University

in

e University

leod to

mounted a

46-40

from

run of

itleir

throw

the

Forward Austin Meyer

It

son average of 11.2 points a game,

as they

ley'll fight

you tooth and

after

The

University's

being fouled with

photo ty Trevor

a 9-0

run

lead by

buzzer

to cut the final

when

thought

we

really

you're

just to

down

ride

it

in,"

come back and

all

27 points Howard led the

scorers with field.

15 points ond Peterson followed with

were scored

in

the last five

the

men out-rebounded SBU,

they turned

his sea-

17 times and went lO-of-18 from the free

line.

was

the

second

straight

don't

"I

Hoye

we

year that

SBU knocked

the University out of the conference tournament. Lost

season

SBU defeated

feel like

we

played

with us not playing really well,"

the green Bearcats in

pretty well, but

Tappmeyer

in

the

first

overtime.

(SBU) has a

said. "They're

a

good

lot to

do

basketball

team."

On March

go away, however.

noils to the end,"

men's team went on a 9-0 run left.

to start

SBU would

left.

3 green Bearcats wouldn't

"I

round of the tournament

a 55-40 lead with 6;53 remaining.

ny OS 16 points with 5:18

Western. Meyer scored eight against

Jemison

ided on the next possession with another three-pointer Quid give them

lone three-pointer

fires his

the Griffons and put up Hve against SBU, under

own left.

at the

would have been easy

said.

the boll over

their

that."

with 10 minutes

Andy

stole the

minutes.

coach Steve Tappmeyer

come back

it

12 points, seven of which

against Missouri

That's hard to

thanks

at the end."

Though

talk that

really let

half,"

ds

were

University with

run over the

left

game. The

Addoe Houston

on 8 of 16 shooting from the

of Jemison's seven three-

seconds

1

points.

SBU's Jason Jemison led

iree minutes.

ind

or 16

had a shot

at holftime but

out on a run. Neither

Jamison nailed a three pointer to get the purple ats

4

Tappmeyer

3m."

e green Bearcats trailed

1

"There's a breaking point there

for

seconds

baskets.

the score look closer as

and

Jeff

o plus

mode

a layup and then

two

and

free throws to ice the

hit

deficit to

fast-break basket

For the next 41

free throws

Peterson ball

vlorthwest

left.

took a 65-58 lead with

two Shelon Pace

green Bearcats

Mo., with a 65-63

f.

}

teams exchanged

the

MIAA

from the

semifinals City,

and SBU capitalized on a

free throws but missed the third

Guiot said.

to cut the

Mose Howard went 48 seconds

rival

lead to 58-51 with

48

to the line for three free

remaining.

He mode

the

first

two

It

20

3, the

men advanced

to the semifinals with

Missouri Western. Victor James led Northwest with

marked

wins

in

the sixth time

in

1

1

a 72-49 victory points.

the past seven seasons that the

men reached

one season, Writer) Jerome Boettcher

Designer) Brent

Choppelow


During halftime of the

Home

final

basketball game,

the women's tennis team was honored for their success during the 2005 season. Bearcat tennis saw a signiflcant

Mark

spike during head coach

Rosewell's time at the Uni-

versity, photo by Trevor Hayes

TEND RE

Powerful

Bearcat tennis consistently competes on the national level. Six

were

championships

some

just

we

"If

know about

students did not

program was

University sports

program

the most successful athletic

go

don't win a conference tournament or

five

men and

his

was

to the notional

that the

really got to

know and support one

you are always going

and

I

think they truly believe they

caused through

to

hove jealousy,

friendship,

wont

for

to

appearing

first

regional ploy

in

qualified for the regional tournament for

team

qualified

"A

lot

of

in

eight out of

teams

will just

1

go

1995, the women's team hod

in

team to do well know each other.

consecutive years and the men's

11

tournament one time and

that

is

year the

women

finished

finished third

first

in

or

the

second

in

was

big for the tennis teams because

"That

which

is

is

we ended

up

on

find

want

to

the league Rosewell

league but then came bock and

f

or Nebroi

IB!

yf

schools. is

that the

whole world ploys

international player that doesn't really

come

Iowa

get an education," Rosewell said. sports

in their

A

tennis.

lot

core where

they go

a small

Division

"If it's

colleges so that

is

the

attrocj

said.

Before the football and basketball teams were successful and

won

important games, the tennis teams hod already compiled a number of

the regional tournament.

"So

I

whatever. They don't hove

pretty consistent," Rosewell said.

The Bearcats normally

by Division

"The thing about tennis

can

1

to the regional

toe Its

\

International recruitment

recruited

i

as supporting eati

the other

where they get

the players that Rosewell recruited from Missouri,

Since

anolh«!

that type chf

separate teams."

Rosewell

said.

Last

"In athletics

Rosewell said. "They are pretty professional as

teams.

tournament

is,"

men's and women's teams

coaching

of

history.

in its

what our record

not a successful season for us no matter

it's

Championships,

same season and 24 years by coach Mark Rosewell and

the

in

of the statistics held

What many tennis

MIAA

hundred and seventy eight wins, 14

women MIAA

records Rosewell said.

No.

the

the third year that

we

1

ranked team

in

qualified for the top 16

the national tournament,

and

that

is

pretty

"We were

the region," Rosewell said.

teams

in

the country,

good."

don't

know

winning championships long before

that,"

the students don't

Rosewell said that due to the fact that traveling fan base

was

lower, the

Rosewell said. "A

know

lot

of

people

in

that,

and a

lot

the community

cS*

krW

it."

,

Writer!

Megan

Crowlord

Designer

jTrefl*

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1994,

1996,

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assistant coach AJen Hovart returns a volley out one of the players Part of the team s success .^3m>er standout athletes, like Hovart. to coach fuCAxc tv Trwy Hoyes \

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24TH

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SWING

Shift in

Tennis teams experience varied seasons. wooden desk and

Behind a tattered

cardboard boxes, Mark Rosewell looked

Game

Boy

and

plete

explain

were used

his

a

in

men's tennis team did not have a record fans squads.

his

One

sentence delivered

"We

were a young team," Rosewell

As he

sat

cushions,

its

back

was

it

in his

"My weeks hod

into

clear that his statement brought him no sat-

their

inexperience, which included a roster of

five

be

men

finished

team," Rosewell said. "Unfortunately,

second

a real strong Southwest Baptist

got caught up

in

that

.500

in

we

So,

game below .500 and were not allowed to advance regionols, which we normally do every year." The disappointment was intensified when Nebraska-Kear-

ney,

NCAA

a team the Bearcats had beaten spot at regionols

filled their

in

the regular season,

and made on appearance

The

The disappointment was not

lost

on Acebedo.

In

fact

ing

was

surprised

me

that

we

didn't is

make

il

lo the regional tour-

common and easy

very

"We've been doing "A

of

lot

"1

regional tournament thing for

this

qualified eight of those

teams would

For the

women's

the mind of the

definitely

a

highlight of our

-

7-1

EMPORIA STATE

women's

like lo

qualify

1

1

one

tennis learn there

5-4

NEBRASKA-KEARNEY •

limes,"

underdogs there

the

home

ST.

that stand-

season

the

ol the regional tourna-

we we're

and we beat them on

the way,

all

in

their

Rosewell said.

court,"

Lindsay, however, pointed to nationals as the most impor-

"When il,"

it

come down

it,

think nationals

I

However, Lindsay was mindful

"We

EDWARD'S

NEBRASKA-OMAHA

5-0 •

CAMERON

5-0 •

6-3

6-3 •

been

theirs since the

that

more imporfor

a conference champion-

2003

won conference

haven't

to nationals for

season.

since

a

fourth

year

Writer Aaron Nelson

pat-

is

my freshman

year,"

Lindsay said. This year we're really hoping to win conference

and get

time."

were two constant

to

because you get more recognition

Lindsay said.

11

Rosewell said.

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST

9-0

EAST CENTRAL 5-4 •

team

season because

|

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MISSOURI WESTERN

tennis

tournament qualification.

into national

win over Emporia Stole

think the

ship has not

we

in

very misleading because a win over conference chom-

ment was

to ac-

complish."

and

State.

tant than conference, just

nament, because that goal

years,

to

and 3-0

overall,

women went 18-11 on the season, which put them at in the MIAA Conference behind Washburn and

would help propel them

he

quite shocked. "It

and Ramirez proved

went 15-6

tant part of the season.

national tournament.

was

the duo's

in

place

Emporia

the

in

we

job," Lindsay said.

and composure was evident

pion Emporia Slate at a regional tournament later

rule.

2-3

first

conference.

we're one to the

for the

a huge obstacle

(Amanda Hordie) stepped

girl

return of Ramirez, Lindsay

However,

thought they did pretty well.

"I

we

to

definitely

the Bearcats deadliest, as they

freshman and two sophomores, the seoson finished 12-13. "The

have dealt a

the season.

Missouri Western.

third

Despite

in

6-2 record overall, which included one conference victory at

il

said.

was

overcome. But another

With the

Acebedo echoed his coach's sentiments. "Our expectation was lo go to nationals. We didn't make but was because we had a really young team," Acebedo Junior Pablo

early

doubles partner (Ramirez) was out

Hardie's presence

isfaction.

it,

women's squad

lo the

of the season, so thai

to

said-

desk chair slouching comfortably

and key

Lindsay

particular the injury to Erica Ramirez could

major blow

up and did an amazing

the explanation necessary,

all

Gena

injuries. In

a look of com-

play of

terns; the consistent excellent

of Telris

sat in his corner office with

seeing from

to

he was stuck

resolve written on his face, Rosewell tried to

total

why

game

badly at a

losing

However, as he

endless slacks of

like

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in

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Battling hard during hor opening mMch of the fall ITA North Region Singles Championship Erica Ramirez defeats her opponent 6-0, 6-7, 10-7. Ramicrz and teammate Ger>a Lindsay finished eighth n.ition.ils.

f./into

in

doubles competition at

by Trevor Hayvi

Men's Tennis Front Row: Jon-Eric Meyer, Lucas Ariboni, Henrique Tomaz and Pablo Acebedo. Bacli Row: Mark Rosewell, Jake Saulsbury, Chris Smith, Clint Keith, Sara Lipira and Jarrod Smith.

192 193

Women's Tennis Front Row: Lindsay, Lina

Rosewell, Raven Herner,

\marai returns a volley to University of Ne'ney player

McKenna

Irwin during the

first

e

ITA North Central Region Championships.

1

the round 6-1. 6-1 and continued on to the

photo by Trevor Hayes

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Getting during a

in

Amanda

Hardie,

Amy

Shafer, Erica

Lipira,

extra work Henrique Tomaz hones his game workout. During the offseason, coaches

were only allowed to work with the team for a limited number of days, so players took it upon themselves to work out on their own. phoio by Trevor Hayes

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CONCORDIA

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SPIRIT

Restored

builds winning season through cooperative play.

m

wos a

was a

.osl

year

d,"

Anderson

lot will

ie

head coach Susan Anderson who sow

successful year for

34

the school record with

tie

John and

"We were

be our goal next

hoping

to get

f

one more

breok

the

a

in

it

tournament

game in

in

and a

a close 3-2

on,

team was too mentally tough on themselves. She also said

the

their

minds at the

team had

the ability to

"It

was

pretty

All

game.

we wanted

play more games, and

We weren't worried

moke

it

a

lot

because they

of credit

has

to

go

to the

really

fie i

team's pitching

conference

sleted 16.

in

'teorcot Softball

was

newcomers

that

stepped

in.

It

was a

Team Front Row: 2nd Row;

Brown and

Nimmo, Katy John,

Janelle Krohn.

Paul Wible,

Linellis

in

Tami

Santiago.

conference

Amy

Phillips,

in

to

Farrow, Lauren Lakebrink,

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NORTH DAKOTA

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trip to

in

0-1

0-1

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STATE 4-2 •

NEBRASKA-OMAHA

MISSOURI WESTERN

for runs

batted

and

in

in

teammates and especially

break the RBI record because Katy (John) gets

to

I

have the

"She

put the ball

second, the next batter

on the team standing

at third.

play and she scores."

in

early

built

was more enjoyable

Florida

steals

fastest girl

in

the season,

and

year the team returned

Last

the spring

when the home with a

194 195

than the year before

trip.

was

Florida

trip to

"We

really nice

got to

and we got

hong out and get

to stay

to

know

better."

be

really

and

the

team

started of 4-0

good," Pride

really never

that's

said.

when we

"We

hit

a long losing streak,

realized

never really

hit

we had

a chance

a skid and

we

built

|

Dennis Sharkey

Designer Paulo Eldred |

Megan

Kaytee Schulenberg. Talina Ganon,

Rack Row; Marvin Murphy, Megan

OKLAHOMA

the

the conference.

a really nice place," John said.

Writer

Spring,

Showing team support,

Jacqui Handlos, Shelly MacDonald, Kelly Mainline, Ashley Pride, Angie

MISSOURI WESTERN

in

off of that."

shutouts.

3-2 •

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6-7 •

2-0 •

WAYNE

4-11, 0-5 • MISS0URI-R0LLA9-1

Katy John

slaps

teammate Janelle Krohn. Members of team teamwork for their success, photo by Mike [V-

Lauren Sigwing and Susan Anderson.

is

the rest of the year

MacDonold, who was seventh MacDonold also started 26 gomes and

tied for sixth

second

Pride believes the great 4-0 start to the season really set the tone for

led by Shelly

wins with 16.

and Crystal Gustin.

3-1

do

"When we

She also was

ohnson. Jaclyn

to

each other

provided

our underclassmen," Anderson said.

for

teem performance."

t

have

"The spring break in

and guidance

of leadership

another record

a season. Pride finished fourth

in

time," Pride said.

and now

3-4 record from the

come

happen.

of the credit to our seniors

lot

runs

Bearcats dropped every game.

about breaking any records."

on the team especially the pitching, but the whole team

give a

I

break

to get to the

.nderson believed the team's success rode on the shoulders of the

iher to

team record

runs

John said team chemistry was

cted to do.

irs

home

for

easy

on base nearly every

time.

)h

ipionship

home

sixth in

bunts her over

to

set

John.

games we just put too much pressure on ourselves, even we knew we could do it," John said. "We did a lot better than we wanted

and

in steals.

n the bigger

lA'e all

steals

Pride credits most of her success to her

move

d was not on

and

RBIs

loss.

the

season

for

with four. John finished the season

broke the team record

against Pittsburg State. The team got knocked

hitter

Pride.

Pride also shattered the season

the conference

the school record

tie

game

a

for steals in

it,

conference

econd baseman Kalyjohn said aid the

break

year."

team also took another step forward with a win

to

just to

baseman Ashley

third

John shattered team records

really refreshing year, especially with tying the school

said.

ament. The win enabled the 'Cats to

ce

The learn also saw a breakout offensive seasons from the lead-off

her

wins.

MISS0URI-R0LLA3-1 • MISSOURI SOUTHERN 1-0 •

MINNESOTA-DULUTH

CENTRAL MISSOURI

8-6 •

5-0 •

hands with

credited

good

1-7 •

MINNESOTA-MOORHEAD

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST

SOUTHWEST BAPTIST

9-1

4-2, 3-1

5-2 •

PARK

5-0,

MISSOURI-ROLLAl-3,0-2

WASHBURN

2-6, 7-6 •

OVERALL 34-27


Tristan Stewart swings to hit a single, which led to a score

by Pat Whitt. After Stewart's

single, Britt

Westman

hit a

double, scoring Will Newland and Stewart, photo by Mike Dye


O smirk, Tristan Steward records statistics white sitdugout. The doublehcader victory against the

fith

ig in the

iners led the

Bearcats to a 14-5 record

conference

in

ay. f hoto by Mikv Dye

EFFORT

Joint season

:nd of

Team lis

hitting

and

injuries foil unity kept the

record despite teamwork.

Bearcats alive and breaking records

The team finished the season with 30 plus wins, the best tree-year

span

'We had 'ere

old

at the University.

were broken

8Cords

a

this

Nine combined

individual

real strong lineup," outfielder

game

Drew

"We

Mettllle said.

but the pitching staff

they had a

foirly

just

successful season but

should have played better. Players also

tiity

than other schools

'We

all

in their

couldn't

is

closest

felt

they

group

of

guys

said. "That's a big port of

I've

Missouri, Emporia State

World

to

)urnament. Missouri

State

'4-9 •

regular season

and again

However, the Bearcats won three overall big wins

were winning

in

got a

in

In

the

the conference

Inflelder

MIAA

In

the conference tour-

Bearcats from

injuries kept the

played a big

role

Cameron Dodd was Drew

Stewart and

all

three times against

Empo-

ROCKHURST

OVERALL 34-24 •

8-9 • .

MISSOURIROLLA .

down

the stretch," Loe

two or three weeks

tired In the lost

of the season.

the season."

in

the face

hit in

and was out

for three

throughout the season. Out-

Injuries

Mettille both suffered from hamstring

Injuries.

them especially

in

like that,"

Loe said.

ful

"We

really

missed

the last month of the season."

Ending the season with a 34-24 record and a the

place

third

finish in

league tournament, the Bearcats showed the promise of a successseason. Loe said any time a team gets close to 35 wins you got a

shot at regional play.

"We

of four match-ups against

17-3 • VALLEY CITY STATE 114, 3-2, 16-1

PITTSBURG STATE 6-3, 8-19, 18-10 • 18-13 •

played very well against

season was pitching

of the

little

probably come up 3 or 4 wins short of playing

good

WAYNE STATE

Writer

8-16, 7-10 •

14-0, 7-1, 10-6

34

in

wins, you've

the regional

had a

pretty

year."

the conference," Loe sold. "Emporia has

MINNESOTA-CROOKSTON

'IPORIA STATE 5-9 •

We

tournament," Loe said. "Any time you have

who was second

'U2-1, 5-6

game and

weeks. Coons suffered from several

and Missouri Western. Central Mis-

Western.

"Some

two years.

"You can't lose four key guys

beat were

Series the past 10 years. The Beorcats lost to Central

Missouri three times in the

"We

think injuries also

ever played with."

presented a challenge to Bearcats because they played

bllege

"One weakness

fielders Tristan

Coons

According to head coach Darin Loe, the three teams ientrol

the last

late-season pitching

said.

agreed

had more team

conference.

got along," pitcher Matt

eing a team. This

A

I

felt

in

nament."

and team

them down." players

strides

the regular season but then lost to them

in

regional play.

ley

Duri

any

for

season.

averoging eight runs a

Many

made huge them

season.

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SOUTHWEST BAPTIST

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16-6 •

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the Steeptcchase mnruTs tackle the w.iter

pit, D.u>icl

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in

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in

fall

20 seconds

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Cursing a large «:rap«., Karrington Rogers walk. .Jong the track at Rogen scored 8 points for the University j,,^„^ ^1,^ crtdoor track s.Mson. ()/io(o by Man fryr

.„!«<<

homplonship.

le

pl«.t„ h,

,^^ Northwest Invitational.

M,nt f^v

LANES

Narrowing Injuries cost In

saw in

team shot

at national title.

the beginning, men's track

potential

in his

and

field

cooch Richard Alsup

Bearcat squad. However,

his

premise faltered

Stove by three inches with a throw of 62'

said.

"Our most consistent events were Prange

expectations were high going into the

"We hod

an excellent corps

talented group of transfers

fall,"

Alsup

of returners as well as

a very

some

elite athletes to eligibility

boasted two All-Americans E.J.

in

and

injury,

the indoor season.

Folkner received accolades respectively

in

MIAA Outdoor

fimes for his performances

in

Athlete of the

the shot put

and

Folkner

in

may have been

lost

E.J.

with the

the shot put

Week

three

in

the

MIAA,

but

in

hype

800

Kanger

in

the

the 'Cats couldn't close

in

on the

hurdles

and

athletes

in

Jeff

the

400

in

meter.

MIAA

and

Alsup said.

Prange being

to the losses of

some

any shot

at the

Prange edged

to injuries to

and a top pole

of our elite athletes,

best performance, breaking the championship record

MIAA Outdoor Championship

due

voulter.

"Due

the

400-meter

However, as a team,

title

much weaker from a team standpoint and

in

the

meter, a top triple jumper

At the National Outdoor Championships, Prange mounted

Relays • 3rd Place Drake Retoys • 5lh Place

of

"

no

Other standouts were John Bullock

Prange

discus throws during

shot put held by Emporia State's John Stove.

the shotput

spring with a time of 46.52.

top athlete

the year.

his

and

in

(Folkner),

the 'Cats

Clint

"and 200-meter dash. Prange received

the discus

the long sprints with

problems

untimely injures."

Yet, losing

and

eligibility

broke

way should he have named Folkner captured the been, Alsup said. 200 meter in the indoor the 400 meter in the and repeated chompion in season as a

and freshman. As a team, however, my

expectations were not reached because of

and some

This throw also

Northwest's record held by Conrad Woosley.

the latter portion of the season.

"My

".

1

8th Place

MIAA

title,"

we were

really took us out of

Alsup said.

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Nationols

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FOCUS

Ffnish was a

It

new coaching

crosses lines to blend with

Team

where knowing

sport

yourself

styles.

important than knowing your

was more

opposition.

and

track

In

knowing fiow

"You hove Lorek,

first

field atfiletes

spent more time preparing

And

performing.

tfian

prepare was imperative.

to

depend a

to

lot

on the athletes knowing themselves," said Scott

year women's track and

"As a cooch,

try to

I

field

coach.

look for feedback.

always ask them a

I

lot

of questions,

body language and watch their performance in practice. tell them read rest when you're tired, you have waited too long." wait to you The team scrambled to become a cohesive core during the indoor track their

if

I

Mary

season, and

Wirt grounded the Bearcat squad with her performances

in

the weight throw.

I

"Mary was someone who was consistent in every meet," Lorek said. "When in we hod a new philosophy and she adapted and became a strong

came

leader

for us."

Wirt placed the Division stint

just

14th,

throwing 55'5" at the

MIAA

Indoor National Championships

as a track and

one place

field athlete.

Championships, advancing

end ending a

Boston,

in

to

four-year

Wirt placed 9th at the National Championship,

short of All-Americon status.

the closing of the indoor season, the 'Cats

With to

II

became

inspired. After failing

place where they desired as a team, Lorek believed the team had a newfound

determination.

"Indoor track and outdoor track ore considered two different sports but

we

peak

try to

the outdoor season," Lorek said.

in

Championship was

wanted season

to,

and our

we became

the real turning point girls

kind of said something

in

"I

thought that the

MIAA

We didn't place where we

our year.

needs

change.

to

In

the outdoor

a much more solid squad."

Stephanie Suntken impressed Lorek

performances

in

the

open 800

in

Missouri Classic, running 2:22.08

and

and received top

the outdoor season

meter. Suntken's top time

was

at the Central

outdoor season with

finished the

all-

conference accolades.

was

International student from Trinidad, Alisha Samuel,

team. She reached the placing eighth

in

NCAA

also important for the

Notional Indoor Championships

for the 'Cats,

the 60-meter dash.

Somuel's recipe was basic.

He

work hard and

"I

just

is

similar to

stay really focused," she said.

my coach back

Samuel repeated

in

in

Trinidad.

the outdoor

Outdoor Championships and placing

I

do

the

think

season said.

I

it

took a long time

ninth

in

just all

came

that

for us to finally

Lorek

he gives me."

MIAA

Notional

the 100-meter dash.

focus

in,

in

Lorek's philosophy.

but at the

could really feel that they understood what

"We

welcomed coach

season by reaching the

Enthusiasm and commitment were two essentials "I

"I

work

we were

end

of the outdoor

preaching," Lorek

together."

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:

nee runner Cassie Sherlock speeds past Sarah Rahal the 800 meter dash at the Northwest Invitational. Sherlock

d the event with the finish

a time of 2:31.68. photo

line nearing,

•O^Tveter hurdles at

WilAA Team

Audrey

by

Monfrye

Bailey pushes her stride In

the Northwest Invitational. Bailey was on

for her

performance

in

the 400-meter hurdles.

Mem F^^

SHA SAMUEL 100-METER MIAA CHAMPION

• All-MIAA

TEAM AUDREY

BAILEY,

BRANDI HONEYWELL, ALISHA SAMUEL AND STEPH SUNTKEN


After advancing to the College Women's Worid Series of 1975, held in Omaha, Neb., the softball team tied for ninth place. The Bearkittens ended their season with a record of 22-7, bouncing back from their dismal 2-5. pholo courtesy of 1976 Tower

'74

record of


One Moment

« Herschel Neil,

»racl<,

1936.

Key events in sports history celebrated. know about

Several things that most students did not

department wos

the University's athletic

team was baseball,

athletic

the

Normals

and white

the Bearcats

first

were called

wear

athletes used to

red

uniforms.

team made

the Bearcat football

2005,

In

NCAA

1916 and

until

that the

Division

Championship

II

for the

it

to the

time since

first

« Jim Eaton, tennis,

1986

1999.

1924

In

the football

team won a share of

championship, making them the

first

of

the

MIAA

any program

in

the University's history.

1931

In

five six

Hickory Stick traveling trophy

the

established;

in

that

same

undefeated teams points In

after

in their first

1966

In

1998

Division

II

two years

1

first

history

their

1999

and only 15-0 team

and was only one team won

the football

to-back national championship victory versus

national

first

the University's history

in

their

titles in

in

« Gary Grimes, wrestling, 1965.

NCAA

in

of three

college football teams at any college level In

202 203

earlier.

any sport

in

the

of that season.

team won

the football

championship

becoming

gome

of

allowed

the country that only

in

was

were one

team became conference champs

the

going 0-1

year, the Bearcats

in

15-0

history.

second back-

a four overtime

Carson-Newman.

Since coach

Mark Rosewell became the

University's

men and women's tennis team's coach, the program has orguably been one of the most successful athletic progroms

in

Beorcat

history.

Since 1985, the men's

team hod racked up a record of 310-165, championships,

93 MIAA

won two

singles or

six

MIAA

regional championships

doubles

and

titles.

The women's team has earned a record

of

347-138,

MIAA titles, two trips to the NCAA Quarterfinals and 62 MIAA singles or doubles championships. nine

«

Jill

Perrin, tennis, 1987.

continued on next page.

« Lanita Richardson, volleyball, 1980.


Fans rushed the field to tear down the goalposts after the Bearcats won the final playoff game 49-34 against Texas

A&M

University-Kingsvijje.

One

of the posts

was

carried

Worid Famous Outback bar and cut into souvenir pieces. The Bearcats continued on to defeat Carson-Newman in a record game with four overtimes, photo courtesy of J999 Tower to Colden Pond, while the other 'was carried to the

Baseball team dugout

Nwhile

members

other team

The 1983 Bearcat

Baseball

MIAA tides, photo courtesy

contendy watch out from the

members

practice out

team won the

first

on the

field.

back-to-back

1983 Tower

An

offensive powerhouse, Kelvin Parker goes up for a tough lay up against Eastern New Mexico. Parker scored 22 points, helping the Bearcats

win the championship game of the

Ryland Milner Qassic 90-82.

photo courtesy of 2004 Tower

m

JS


continued from previous page. men's tennis learn finished

the

the nation.

1987 both

In

won MIAA

teams

tennis

titles.

was

It

fourth

and women's

the men's

the

lime

first

in

conference history

that

a school had won men and

/.nmon conference

titles

together.

1984

:i

won

and women's basketball teams

the men's

overtime

against Central Missouri Slate

thrillers

squads.

All

NCAA

Division

four learns

teams

basketball

were ranked

2004

In

II.

swept

ihe lop five

in

in

men and women's

the

MIAA

the

Conference

Tournament. In

1936 Herschel

He

title.

eight

won

also

Olympics

won

Neil

MIAA Neil

records.

legendory Jesse

jump

triple

and

titles

set

participated

and narrowly missed a spot

trials

to

NCAA

the

17 individual

school

straight

Olympic

the

Owens

the

in

in

to the triple

jump.

<^ Stn.

won

Track star Clint Prange

-

outdoor national

and

titles

his

shotput. Prange's shotput

of three

first

the discus

in

titles in

made

in

the discus

NCAA

a

NCAA

2002 and

in

NCAA outdoor track

2005 won two

record

of66'l". In

setting

won 52

1980, the volleyball team

won

a school record and

first

its

matches,

conference

championship.

While

1965

the wrestling

was

successful

squad

finished

NCAA

longer the

in

exists

at

1960s.

In

undefeated

for

won

notional wrestling championships at

137

pounds, and

In

won

1970, Stan Zeamer

in

the

NCAA

134 pounds.

notional championship at

The Bearcats hove hod many special moments the last century.

teams changed

It

baseball team

1975

Writer the three-point

line,

Laura Friederich drives

â&#x20AC;˘ward the paint. Friederich lead the

md

played

basketball

WMTUment.

team with 317

The team swept the 2004 MIAA Confer-

in all

27 games of the regular season.

photo courtesy of 2004 Tower

won

|

first

until

name first

1993

that the

in

women's

from Bearkittens to Bearcats,

didn't start

the Softball

Series for the

iside

wasn't

their

women's soccer

in

a

1969, Paul Stehman

second consecutive year. the

no

team

wrestling

the

Northwest, the team

\r^^ IS

1976

In in

until

1999,

bock-to-back

appeared

in

in

MIAA

1983 titles

the College

the

and

World

time.

Megan

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204 205


air, Megan Sheeley refines her moves during a rehearsal for the Northwest

Gliding through the

Dance Company. The Dance Company performed once each semester, giving participants a chance to showcase their skills, photo by Meredith Currence


from Itft

On

signs to

Cheyenne Ackman at the Sign Language workshop. Pumping up the crowd during AFTERdark, the group TAIT performs

Trevor

a

meinbers

trip to Primedia, Society of Professional Journalists

listen to a speaker.

Showing the

sign for "bread" Michelle

Wagner

helps teach food

as the opening act. photos by

Hoyei and MerediOt Currence

Diversity

our

was

we

represented as

lives in the variety of

found our

nic^ond

Giving our free time between the classrooc|prid work, to

enriched

organizations at Northv\

achieve goals and strengthened our

we

strove

skiffsror the future.

Student Ambassadors presented Northwest to potential freshman

unique learning

as

Residence

hall

institution.

and

staffs

educational programs

councils provided entertaining

for students to

enhance

their living

and

experienci

on campus. Religious

organizations

brought

in

a

concert

free

called

"AFTERdark," that included a well-known bond and an evangelist.

The young Journalists

learn

iournalists

and Society

and designers

of

News

about the publishing

We

to

industry.

welcomed a new

allowed a variety of

that

of the Society of Professional

Design sought out an opportunity

sorority.

women

to

Alpha Delta

come

Pi,

together

to

campus

and form a

sisterhood.

Hand movements replaced words when part the

in

sign

language club took

performing our National Anthem and educated others about

deaf community.

Our

participation

in

the variety of organizations provided helped

us to define the unique opportunities presented to

friendship

I

unity

I

us.

service

a/^a

CHILI/

W two thousand & t

O

(

six


Accounting Society "

dent group made up of accounting majors

who wanted

more about

learn

to

Since they were

all

from differe

areas of accounting, the students we able

how many

lo witness just

places

the profession. Activities included guest

accountng degree can take you,"

speakers, the Volunteer Income Tax As-

sell

c

Rl

said.

The organization also have year

sistance (VITA) program, tax credit for the elderly, Accounting Day, field trips

barbecues,

and members also provided

bowling challenge

tutoring

Frisbee

outings

golf

or

nights.

help. "This

sponsor a team

year Accounting Society contin-

ues to provide opportunities for accounting majors to get to

know

als

in

organization

Day

counting M.... M. ri...-

n__l.

Row:

Magill, Lexi Koenig, Michelle Russell, Maria Chavez, Stephanie Noss

r..- aL- n

I..J...;-

l..UÂŤ D-l

I

Ul

hosted

an

Ac-

enabled

3

which they hod repre-

3r

the Accounting Society

members more

opportunities

to

i

Homes,

Deloitte

& Touche and

educational and professior

in their

the FBI.

Agriculture Club

Spader, Elizabeth Horashe,

Brandon Bockelmonn, Brooks

in

sentatives from Tiffany Heights Nursing

i.

Council

Front Row: Karoh

a $1000schold

to

to protessionprofession-

and Hoon

L^X >

\l,ul

Courtney Snodgrass, Kelsey Luers, Brian Meints and RahnI Wood.

Ag

Knri Kern,

rÂŤ-_:.L..,

the

in

the field," Michelle Russell said.

The Front Row: Melanie

team members

fellow students

mti them as well as introduce

smpete

tc

conte

scholarship

Jammi Van

Reid, Kyle

Laor, Mollory Brunkhorst

and Rebecca Day.

Row

Back Row:

Bumsted, Greg Pfantz and Krystel Tubbs.

2:

Kyle

Front Row:

Tyler

Wede, Dylan Hondley, Travis Klingson and Valerie Edmondson.

Jamie Burke, Adam Hansen,

Rnsmussen and Jacob Vossenkemper.

Row

Angeline Schulte, Jeri Steinbeck, Katie Barnes, Dustin Nelsen and Shano Nooh.

Harms, Amanda Murphy and Jessico Smith.

J.C.

Row

2: Jessica

3: Kelbie

Back Row: Megan

Blackt

Fries, Nicole H\

Schuman,

Jes

Day, Rebecca Day, Miles Smith, Kristin Wyckoff and Courtney Shrewsbury.

Ag

Council

was made up

of

two representatives from each organiza-

The organizations sponsored two main events.

barbecue

in

the

fall

and

the

Ag Banquet

The Ag barbecue was held the Frank Horsfall students, faculty

jr.

and

Agricultural staff

in

in

The

game

banquet,

nights such as a

first

was

the

Ag

conjunction with the grand opening of

Museum

in

the Valk Center.

Over 300

Super Farmer

in

April

7.

The week

which the Ag council planned

contest, quiz

bowl and other

athletic

The organization also participated

in

other small activities, such as

Council published the

Awards Banquet.

group on campus with 140 interest

trimester.

Money

Ag Club

stayed active by participating

from dues sponsored club

showmanship

Ag Alumni News and sponsored

contest.

the Agri-

in

Homecoming

in

n>-

agriculture, attenii

set at the

first

''

meeting

o'

as the

top''

activities.

such float,

festivities

skiing trip

and

mUo'-

rals.

Ag Club

also helped put together a hay ride

An annual Ag Awards Banquet was their

Seeking

to not

and barn warming doM

also held

in

the spring lo honoi

the

community with a canned food

who

educational speakers

to

drivt

ore less fortunate.

only educate, but to also entertain, the

make people more aware

Ag Club

broucin

of Agricultural issue;.

-

<:

achievements throughout the year.

The Ag Club also served

well as a clothes drive to help those

election of the agricultural student of the month,

culture

fall

standing students and

events.

Ag

the largest student-based

Membership requirements were an

contest,

attended the welcome back barbecue.

was Ag week,

bers.

meetings and payment of annual dues that were

the Spring.

The second big event, the Ag Banquet, was held prior to the

Ag Club was

department and two class representatives.

tion in the Agriculture

i


American Association The purpose ol American Association

and Consumer Sciences was

^""lily

e the professional

students irs

in

development of

who were

the

Family

to

majors

either

for

members

its

experience lerstanding

among

to increase

mutual

people.

and

professional

educational

N were developed, which led membership ;!

^.....-,

and

started

the

year

for

Hurricane Katrino

The items collected went

are facilities that

took

in

to child

refugees.

The

was a "Lemonade Stand" here members sold jewelry and practical jms to raise money for the group. As a team builder, members attended her fundraiser

7\lpha

Consumer

Science

also served the community

During the Spring semester,

PsiOmeoa

J.

WIM

the

Chicago.

Students

interested

be

areas,

came

and

days

see

for

people,

AAFCS

a

outlet to to

FCS

human related

AAFCS

helped plan

FCS week. as a great organization

department's

our

Utsinger said.

way

dietetics,

other

from nearby states to share,

During March,

"I

in

Midwest

and network.

different

for

the

specifically fashion,

nutrition,

services, interiors

members

conference in

in this field,

and

foods

members. The organization held

one

together,

and decorated

Christmas.

attended

by

the department freshmen picnic

draisers,

for

Show

the year.

explore,

AAFCS it

at the local, state

to

levels.

'9

AAFCS

and

Career opportunities were explored, id

department

social

and

Family

the

Variety

cream

ice

cleaning ditches and highways throughout

organization provided leadership iiunities

Homecoming

hod an

and Consumer

Department

'

the

Family and Consumer Sciences

of

"It's

students,"

Aimee

a great network of

resource

learning,

for

an

develop professionalism, and a

have

fun

and also do community

Front Row: Amy Vollrolh, Allison

service."

Tullis,

Aimee Utsinger ond Jenny

Kohre and Brandy

Rachel ftoudek, Jennifer

Hill

tielson.

lee.

Row

2: Donna Sharpe, Kali

Back Row: Becky Graeve, Audrey

Rockhold,

and Sora Musfeldt.

Designer Paulo Eldred I

208 209


'AssocTation

American Association

Geo

of Petroleum

Front Row:

Diana Pope, Layne Britton and

Kati Tomlin,

The American Association

around since the

had been an

foil

Som Woodland. Bock Row:

of

been

sponsored the

integral part of the

visiting

geologist

program.

2003 and

of

Allen Andersen,

and John Pope.

Kristina Skarvan, Chris Frizzell, Ashley Leger

Petroleum Geologists had

The program entailed a geolgenerally

ogist,

in

the

oil

industry,

around the country

geology and geography depart-

that traveled

ment since

different locations describing their

its

Open was an

to

creation.

AAPG

majors,

all

organization interested

the earth

and

its

In

February,

AAPG

brought

cuss the role of technology

economics

in

our

and

plained and evaluated the issue

gas prices The

in

also sponsored other

with

other

organizations

departments.

Sponsored programs

for

the

year included a Rock and Book sale.

ex-

Love Rock sole as well as a

trip to

a major cement plant near

Hannibal, Mo., and

fossil

and ge-

Bell.

Boik Row: Sheeno

Lloyd,

was

Row

3: Ashley Redding, Alisho

Sungwon Kong, Dovid Alexander,

Association

Machinery

Desiqnerj Paula Eldred

organization

Bhorti, King oi

and Gary Wockernagle.

ACM joined forces with AfterColl com, a job resource center

international

members

and educational organization

scientific

2: Loknath

Deepti Joshi, Crystal Word ondid

Bell,

Chris Grandfield

Computing

for

an

Row

Rockhold, Allen Lode and Merry McDonald.

Howard and Alyssa Crowford.

chance

the

applications of information technology,

the

arts

and

Monthly

with other

computer

members and

opportunity

future

ACM

gave

meetings

the

to

pen computing.

network

Using

enthusiasts, faculty

employers

while

all

new

Physics

the

computer

applicor

Berque demonslrji

Illustrator,

the use of Illustrator

and explainecT

design issues raised with designing

end

technological advancements

i

the cour'.

DePaw University speaker, Dii Berque come to the University to di:is

sciences.

members

around

field

>i

ocs

to

information about specific job postin

computing

e

that olio

dedicated towards the advancement of

teaching and informing each other of

the United States.

national

Brian Eye, Grant

The

Geography and Geology

the

dis-

future.

presentation

Allison's

of

AAPG events in

tial.

to

Front Row: Gary McDonald, Brandon

field of interest.

in

economic poten-

guest speaker Edith Allison to

Computing Machinery

for

ogists

based

trends.

interfaces

and

!i

applications.

I

Geo Club Geared towards students interested

Geo

in

Earth Sciem ^^ÂŤ^*

Club combined geology, geography and

majors with various events and

activities

other

throughout the

year.

The Rock and Book Sale enobled students and within the

event held

department in

to

donate rocks

to

be

conjunction with Earth Sciences

Many members other equipment

in

learned

how

bookends and jewelry

for the

Week.

to use rock

the department to create

faculty

sold at the

saws one

wind

chimes,

Rock Art Sole.

Other major events of the year include

Art Meet;

Sciences and an ongoing display at the Kansas

Gem &

stone

Photomicrographs,

models could be seen Art

Front Row: Jim

HIckey.

Row

Trocey Mason and Erin Cahill.

2: Katie Owens, Diana Pope, Kristina Skarvan and Allen Andersen.

Back Row: Layne

Britton,

Sam Woodlond,

Chris Frizzell, Michael

Row

3: Koti Tomlin, Merando Gholston,

Goymerac and Ashley

Leger.

C\\)

Mineral Show.

Gallery

in

in

Maryville.

Club's work for Art

carvings

a showing

at

and

dinosaui

The Artisan

The pieces were some

Meets Sciences.

of

Fine

Gee


Science Club

Political

The purpose of the stimulate interest

Science Club

Political

around the

wa

and annong

University

students about politics.

came

State representatives

speak about

come up

in

jobs

their

the University to

to

and what big

Jason Brown, Trent Scaggs and

spoke going

to

issues

would .fl

the legislative session for the year.

students primarily about

to help the University

Wes Shoemyer^ how

and how

were

they

would

it

in turn

benefit the students. Private lobbyists also

perspective on In

came

to

speak oboul

their

politics.

December, a poker tournament was held as a

fundraiser. Prizes consisted of

video

gomes and

gift

cords to vorious businesses.

The organization hoped

spread information

to

about political issues to students and faculty on compus. It

'Ml Row: Sam

Hucke, Brandon

laird, Jerad Willioms

also represented students interested

law, international relations

and Jason Greene.

careers

in

in

^_

and government.

Pre-Medicine Club

Row:

Jeff Thornsberry,

Wayne

Frederick, Millicenl Seek, Jacob May,

!:

Amy Brown, Heolher Sleinmon, Soroh

s.

Boik Row:

Megan Moore and

Peter Kondrashov.

Symtschylsch, Joni Stephens, Elizobeth Kurrelmeyer and Emily

Chelseo Sogord, Carrie Payne, Shaun Bennett, Brandon

Fell,

Megan Ferguson and

Danielle

Front Row: Chad Ackerman, Kendra

and included

health-related

trips,

fundraisers

Pre-Med Club was responsible

ession stands at the football

ponsoring Science students to

)ther

}ty

and

â&#x20AC;˘losing i

Olympiad

compete

in

end

in

in

working the cash registers and the

SIFE

the spring,

Pre-Med Club enabled

the

Relief

and work with

Grantham, Nicole Marriott,

and Laurie Whittington. Boik

the

Red Cross, American Cancer

two top scoring members won a

by sponsoring

It

was designed

to

trip.

introduce students to

also encouraged students to

activities that

economics and entrepreneurship were in

Free Enterprise strove to teach

students.

worked

with third graders at Fiorace

lead a web-based business

business

and learned

the start-up

and how

gome

Mann and

taught them

co-sponsored by the Kauffman

to

make

involved faculty

and

become more

peers.

taught

fifth

and

sixth

business decisions

like

how

to

pay

for

to learn from business headlines.

Teaming up with Delta

Society.

each semester, Pre-Med Club had an end-of-the-semester dinner

us health-related careers.

skills,

things that Students

Foundation and Disney. The children held an entrepreneurship at a

New Nodaway Humane

of the year, the

to

success

a few of the

younger

fall.

events.

ie pre-medicine organization

3ing

for

games

events included health professional speakers throughout the year

cone Katrina

Eric

Stoashelm, Anthony Gulizia and Lindsy Sharky.

Business,

and community just

r-high

Elliott

influential in introducing students to different health-

:e.

16

2: Jessica Alvarez,

Robert Graham, Jessica Leber, Troy Matthews, Geoffrey Githoiga, Brandon Fonnon, Daniel Wat-

kins, Bridget

ted careers

Row

Anthony Armstrong, Jay LaMontagne, Carianne Geerts, Melissa

Row:

e-Med Club was

Sweet, Brett Clemens, Brooke Sasser, Molly Gianchino, Shawn-

dra Kruse, Erin Lundergan and Jason White.

Mu

Delta, SIFE

went

to local schools

and

graders the concepts of business, economics and

free enterprise.

Other projects throughout the year included finance

tutoring, busi-

ness plan preparation. Young Entrepreneurs Simulation (YES)

and judging and mentoring

Camp

of Future Business Leaders of America.


Blue Key Na'tional Honor Fraternity Blue Key National Honor Fraternity donned costumes ond went trick-or-treat-

on Halloween

ing

in

order to get mon-

etary donations for United

Through

Way.

their trick-or-treating

raised approximately

$500

for the char-

demic

recognized

honorary,

students

performance and leadership

high

with

"Blue Key

ligence

Ashlee Freeman. Lichte, Erica

Bock Row:

Heermann and

J.

T.J.

Pat

Julie

the combination of

is

in

Gina

students

strive to find

McGinnIs, Josh Lomberson, Note Lone, JJ. Matousek, GIna

intel-

and outside the classroom,"

Blue Key president

Lawson and

organization

also

i

life.

recognizee

service to the University through the

Queen Week.

Tow

i

â&#x20AC;˘

competition during Northwc^

Blue Key ran the selection and

|ii

ceremony

for the

annual event.

The organization focused on

service

community, campus and personal deve!

opment.

skills.

Abby Stephens,

every aspect of college

ing processes as well as the crow:

The organizotion, which was an aca-

Roberts, Gloriano Glover, Soroh Meyer,

in

The

er

Blue Key

ity.

Front Row: Jamie

ing

Lichte said.

who

"We

are outstand-

hoped

Blue Key

professionalism

could carry

in

its

into the

to

a sense o

instill

members world

that

tfie>!

after gradu

ation.

McLaughhn.

Delta Tau Alpha The Delta Tau Alpha

agricultural

honor

promoted scholarship and leader-

society

ship accomplishments.

The organization was open in

the top

35 percent

had completed

12

to students

who

of their class

hours of agricultural

courses.

The organization would ing

homes as

part of their

visit

area

nurs-

community

out-

reach program.

Members to

the

tion at

of the organization also

went

Delta Tau Alpha national conven-

Texas

A&M

University

March

where awards were presented

19-21

chapters

to

throughout the nation. Delta Tau Alpha

and personal

encouraged character

responsibility for

Gamma

its

members.

Front Row: Kim Weis ond Amy MtCreo. Elizabeth Itaroshe

and

Row

Jessica Christiansen.

2: Soro Bornholdt and Emily Meggers. Re

Bock Row:

Brooks Reid.

I

Theta Uosilon Gamma

Theta Upsilon was

national honorary society

ography

To gain membership students

for

g

students.

had

raphy courses, rank

35 percent

GTl

in

geo

to take three in

the uppi

of their class

ond

t

enrolled for three semesters.

The organization hoped

to pr

mote geography as a

cultural or

practical field of study

and

fund research

Members to

in

of

to he

the discipline.

GTU were

ab

gain experience outside of

classroom through events such the earth science activity or

work Front Row: Nathan

Paul, Zebadiah Steeby,

toka Nokomura, Anthony Stiens, Chris

fence. Leah Monos and Diana Pope.

(

lh(

with the Family Crisis Cent

Amanda Moness and Tyler Holmes. Bock Row: Nobu-

Frizzeil,

tf

3


Kappa Kappa

r

Psi

Lambda

Pi Eta

Front Row: Hayley Leopard and

Elizabeth Comes.

Baik Row:

Boyo Oludaja.

Row:

Eric

Lopola, Chris Rinello, Caleb Gibson, Broya Hicks,

Samantha

Baier,

Amanda

Baker, A'Laina Beckwith

1: Volerie Naos, Kolhorine Jacobs, Michelle Morquis, Kylee Smith, Nancy Koczinski and Chelsey Hopkins. irtie

ilho

Pulley Chris Young, Jored Kirk,

Motthew

Willis,

3: Louro Voss,

Baik Row: Megon

Moore, Brooke Doke, Ashley Benedix, Hannah Porter, Jono lienemonn and Angela Herring,

Lambda

and Burke Shouse.

Row

honorary

Coppo Kappa

Psi

cdedicoted

g service to bonds. organization helped

'he

equipment

f)igh

school

n the

bonds and

at the junior

of

epointed

se-

Psi

the music stands

in

the

)uring the

J

and basketboll games.

Kappa Kappa music

Psi

pep band

judges

in

to

order to receive advice

"We do

halftime.

that

of the organization also travel

and

plary scholorship

is

whatever

needed

is

to

to

operate

to

complete 45

in their

and provided

knowledge outside

Lambda

Softball

Bolls"

had

communica-

The orgonizotion recognized students exem-

in

fo(

Pi

opportunities to

the classroom.

encouraged professional

Eta

development among majors, provided an op-

where

portunity to discuss

Psi

other chapters could gather.

Northwest bands

in

tion courses.

increase

called "Beef, Buns

eligible, students

3.25 grade point average

bond members, alumni and Kappa Koppo

for the

the notional scholastic

majoring or minoring

hours of college level work and have at least a

foi

also held a junior high

The group held a picnic and

game

marching band season, Kapprovided water and snacks

members during

Members

Psi

in

where bands could perform

festival

front of

members from

arlment.

Cappa

football

took

tuxedos and uniforms as

all

high schools to ploy

improvement.

summer. Kappa Kappa

rnlory

and

levels.

all

to local

up and main-

for the University

develop bonds

to

set

was

communication.

Joe Sisco, Soro Chomberloin and Anthony Gomez.

to pro-

Eta

Wilmes,

To be itself

Pi

for students

field

of

and exchange ideas

the

in

communication and established and

be done

maintained closer relationships and mutual un-

way

derstanding between speech communication

in

a

effective to give great performances,"

faculty

and

212 213

students.

president Braya Hicks said.

Mortar Board Trading places with the University President

Hubbard, Lazarus Morquort was able

day OS The society

the leader of Turret

Northwest was

to

Dean

see what a

about.

all

Chapter of Mortar Board, a senior honor J

based on

scholarship, service

held the President for a

Day

and leadership,]

raffle in the fall.

The organization also participated

in

Reading

the

Is

Leading program with the librory where members would

spend Saturday morning reading and doing

activities

with children.

J

Mortar Board recognized the Top 10 Sophomores

and to

the top faculty at the University

each spring

a tea 2

The organization also held United to

at

honor them.

Way

fundraisers

help the charity.

To be admitted a 3.0

GPA and

to the

organization seniors

needed

a record of University or community

leadership.

Mortor Board chapters across the nation were challenged cation roBi rett

Row:

Clemens.

uest, Katie lioch,

Motic Meinen, Jamie Tindall, Wendy Shoemyer, Erica Heermann, Sarah Meyer, Ashley Aversmon, Rebecco Seitz and

Row

Knobbe,

2: Rochel Schumacher, Krystle Smith, Brooke Teczo, Mindy Leolhermon and John Koffmon.

Amanda

Fichtner,

Kim Bredehoefl, Megan Ellwanger and Andrew Timko. Boik

Justin Tolley, Skylat Rolf, Eric Isley,

Greg Pfontz and Brian Hesse.

Row:

Row

3: Kelsee

Robert Dewhirst, Louren

to create

and

an environment of

effective

communi-

to maintain the ideols of the society.

Each chapter was expected to sponsor programs and activities to fulfill the organization's key goals and to

develop high quality leaders.


Omicron Delta Kappa Omicron Delta Kappa was national leadership honor-

the

ary that recognized individuals

who

attained a high standard

of leadership

in

collegiate

acivi-

ties.

The organization

facilitated

continued growth of members leadership areas of

and

in

choice

their

become

inspired others to

stronger leaders.

The organization also sponsored a leadership speaker. Upper-level students with a

cumulative er

ship

in

Abby

Owens, Diana Pope and Krystle Smith.

Row

2: Allen Lode and Grant Howard.

Back Row:

ODK

member-

for

Northwest

was organized

circle in

ol

2002.

Disselhoff.

Dmeaa

Order nf Many

Katie

of 3.5 or high'

ODK.

The Front Row:

GPA

were elegible

local families

were able

celebrate the

to

holidays thanks to the Angel Tree.

Order

of

Omega, along

Council and the

with

the

Ponhellenic

sponsored the

Interfroternity Council,

on campus.

tree

Students and faculty could take on angel from the tree,

which hod a

child's wishlist.

The person could

then purchase items for the child.

The Angel Tree campaign delivered more than

300

Christmas

Order

of

and women

gifts to loci

Omega was a in

Greek

Members needed scholarship

munity

and

notional honorary for

letter fraternities

and

men

sororities.

a high standard of leadership,

service

in

Greek, University and com-

activities.

The organization also sponsored Pomp Break

Greeks during Homecoming and to

teach members about Being a

Order

of

Omega

New

for

a program

Greek.

also sponsored the Senior Prom.

The prom was a dance

was

BANG,

for local senior citizens

and

part of the organization's community outreach

effort.

The group also officiated the Greek

Week Awards

during the annual celebration of fraternity/sorority

Front Row: Lauren Kristin Larsen

Skoch, Erica Heermann, Julie Lawson and Cody Gray.

and Andrea Garcia.

Row

Courtney Snodgrass ond Ashlee freeman. life.

and Joyce Martin.

Row

2: Jana Gordner,

Erin Lundergan,

3: Rachel Schumacher, Elizabeth Harashe, Stephanie James, Jennifer Magel,

Back Row:

Nicole McMurtry, Sarah Meyer,

Abby Stephens, Abby

DisselbofI


^igma Gamma

'Ml Row: ihs

Allen Andersen.

Row

3m?Si

Epsilon

2: Chris Frizzell ond layne Brinon.

Back Row: Diana

From Row:

Pope, Renee

ond Sam Woodland.

Gamma

Sigma

Epsilon

was

the national honor society for earth

Sigma

ciences.

the organization sold

trong to roise funds.

to those

in

and

its

yearly contribution to the

e organization initioted seven

dinners

.

K

and gatherings

bake sale

sale.

new members

to foster

Each year, Sigma for

its

annual

the

fall

and held

During the

group fellowship.

Rosetto Baliew, David Clisbee, Julie Bennett

Back Row: Amondo

iigmo Tau Delta English

il

ne

honor

ent

was

organization

the Interna-

sponsored

a

book ond baked goods sale

I

I

fall in

Golden

;s

10 ,

for

academic

or creative

presentation at the annual

in

was

at the spring

of

75-year association with the no-

convention because

tional organization.

in

Port-

March,

he University's Epsilon

lish

Department

faculty

members each

semester by having appreciation

King

Upsilon

Autism Society

the Celebration of Qual-

or creative works during the day-long event.

day, high school students met with presidential

Pi

Kwan and

life.

Epsilon

Back Row:

Crystal Word.

Merry McDonald, Brondon Rockhold and

Pi

Epsilon

was

the international honor society

and graduate

To

of four chapters

in

in

com-

students.

The Northwest chapter of UPE was established

in

the state.

join the organizotion, students

The main event

for

I

2003 and

needed a 3.5 GPA

in

com-

puter sciences.

din-

ners.

UPE was

the initiation of

new members each

1

year. The organization alo helped with the Consortium for Comput-

Sigma Tau Delta helped

creative

Sigma sponsored

puting sciences for undergraduate

was one

majors and minors develop

Gamma

Pi

and also questions about college

Front Row:

hon-

ored its

for the

Gory McDonald.

The organization recognized Eng-

Tau Delta convention

Ore.,

2: Tina Kimbrell, Brondon Rold

chapter of Sigma Tau Delta

Hall,

/embers from the organization submitted

Row

Mayers, Adorn Smith, Brent Choppelow ond Chanda Funston.

society.

visit

Upsilon

ond Amondo Meyer.

$70

scholars to discuss the responsibilities of being a scholarship recipiI

(udzilo.

quality learning.

autism research through a

The organization also helped with Distinguished Scholars Day.

Designer Paula Eldred

Row:

academic

present

to

in

Sigma Tau Delta

itie

for the

research symposium. The symposium gave students the chance

ity

items. in

the presidential scholar honor society,

promote higher education and

February. The sale raised

in

Sunlto Sharmo, Mallory

of America.

stu-

Geology Department

specimens or other display

of geological

to

Boik Row:

Scott.

and Abby Freeman.

The organization raised funds

Garrett-

those courses.

The Northwest Epsilon Theto chapter was known sale,

in

geology and earth science

a high grade point average

lenls with

nachos with cheese

The group also held a rock and book

Membership was open

Ti

Sigma was

Pi

which aimed

November,

'Ion!

Emily Meggers, Laura Smith and Ashley

Parker, Brent Choppelow, Luke Buntz, Erin Loges

and

critical writing.

English skills

ing Sciences

in

in

Colleges conference held

at the University.

The chapter recognized outstanding academic achievement the

computer science

field at

in

Northwest.

1


Alpha Delta

During the Alpha rusb evenf. 7he

2005

Delia Pi Ice

tloss

Cream

brought strength

Pi

Soo'ol, in

members and

numbers

to fbe

prospetllve

brond-new

members

sorority, photo

talk look al fay

A

a pliolo token of ihem ol ibe

buzz

of

women

Alplia Delta

Tau

On "I

become Alpha

Nov.

Tau

12, the

thought

be neat

it'd

you could determine stand

because

for,

scene

set tfie

fo

members wanted

deliberation,

the path to

cream

of ice

social.

was an independent sorority at the University in 2004. Afte to become a national sorority, starting them oi

Upsilon

Pfii

cream

ice

Pi's first

between mouthfuls

talking

Trevor Hoyes

its

Pi.

Chapter of Alpha Delta

be involved

to

McQueen

Sarah

reputation,"

Pi

was

established.

something you'd be the beginning o

in

"Not what

said.

a very old organization, but what

is

it

Delta

Phi

would

it

it

wouli

turn out to bi

here at Northwest."

McQueen said her freshman year she made up her mind that there was nt way she would go Greek, but after passing by a group of girls she thought she'i check Front Row: Megan Gentry,

Mary Matson,

Fox, Mellsso Schafer, Emily Petersen, Nicole Dice, Andrea Cude, Nicole Andregg, Rebecca

Meghan

Emilie Polley, Kelsey Dailing and

son, Krystol Williamson, Ashley

and Aiidreo Piozzo. Back Abigail Cox, Alono Johnson,

Romsey, Justine

Row:

Easter,

Amondo

Hohl.

Row

2: Roselynn Buffo,

Storkey, Tiffany Slump,

Kim

Melanie Gotland, Kara Hensley, Soroh Reed, Francesco

Johanna

Avilez, Brittony

McGhee ond Abby

Megon

Gilbert-

they

Megan Regon,

out.

fit

in

hove something new and

someplace

else,"

different for

McQueen

that

Keener.

Alpha Delta

"When

I

was

Pi

originally

people

that

maybe

don't feel me

said.

Recruitment vice president Roselynn Buffo

Hisey, Ashley Nisley

Elgin,

it

"We

echoed McQueen's

descriptio

]

a unique organization,

truly

came to

Northwest,

it's

not

like

hod a negative

I

stereotyp' '

about

sororities,

I

just

didn't think

was something

it

that

I

wanted

to do," B:

said.

convinced her

After her friends

to give

it

a

she did, jumping onto

try,

>

executive board her freshman year. "It's

been

Buffo said.

"

and we're

all

quite

It's

a

been

new

to

ride,

it's

difficult

a

lot

of fun trying to get everything organized.

because everybody

else

knows what

this."

With the help of consultants

Erin

O'Donnell from Washington State

Katherine Ballord from South Carolina, things ran smoothly.

job to stay for a semester

Since

initiation,

sisterhood activities "I

Front Row:

Nololie Cowper, Niki Farris, Chandolynn flelm, Stephonie Stongl, Andreo Taylor,

Pocheco and Crystol McKeever. brink,

Amondo

Row

Ellie

Herschlog, Ajo

2: Cnllie Poore, Tanya Moore, Mollory Milner, Mallory Stanton, Crystal Mesen-

Goloske, Olivia Barrett ond Lindsoy Reed.

Row

3: Vonesso Sanchez,

Kristina Konecko, Stephanie Hardin, Ashley Loughran, fleathet Rich

Jonine Whitt, Andreo Jenkins, Ashley Dillon, Danielle

Ritter,

Megan

and locey Williams.

Kelsy Lechner, Trocie Gioccetti

Borton, Allison

Back Row: and

Lori

all

the sororities

something

and worked

were

like that,

and help Alpha

Delta

the sorority participated

always thought

they're doini

it

was

jerks

to recruit

almost

and

like

get on

It

was

the consulio

their feet.

Homecoming

festivities,

mixers

anJ

new members. movie 'Revenge of the Nerds,' whet

the

the guys

in

Pi

were

jocks,

I

figured

it

was going

but these are actually really nice people," potential

to

b

memb

Pettit,

Jamie Broley

said.

Hansen,

Jessica Goerke.

Writer Jessica hlortley I

Designer

|

PJ.

Eldre"


Gamma Rho

i^lpha

^

Alpha Kappa Lambda

^fTi

^ /»tL^^^ Martin Sncll, Josh Waters, Chris Newton,

Doug

O'Dell, Lucas Bennett,

Mork McCool, Craig Kohhoff, Jorod Moenkholf, Jake Koenig,

ow:

*ii

.-'(

Nathaniel Skipper, Matt Schrelner, Kevin Miller, Ryan Lockwood, Nolhon Uihe ond

lew: :

^

J.C.

Adam

Row

Harms, Justin Smith ond Kyle Wehmeyer.

Rasmussen, Jack Green, Jake Vossenkemper, Matt Barnhard, Chance McLean,

Kellen Brandt, Kyle

Front Row:

Carlson.

Cody Robinson ond Mitchell Evans.

pho

Gamma

lunder's Day, 5

Rho gave paracJe watchers a show with

pick-up truck cduring

which the

Pink Rose,

men

of

AGR

also provided their

ley

homecoming and

that their

pool

porticipated

members

wanted

member

held himself

»d to overachieve, helping

to

succeed

its

emphasis on

solid

With Homecoming planned with a brand new

college and

in

the fraternity's standards

spread the good name

the fraternity benefitted from

on "seeking men of character

sights

its

rounded out the AKL's philanthropies with a

Pi,

the

AKLs got a chance

only develop

to not

sorority with

a tradition of excellence

sorority

service.

Alpha

in

own members establish the new

their

through the hard work of the event, but also to help

and most

own.

all its

of their fraternity

The Alpha Zeto chapter of AKL, which established

)rotherhood. 'hile

set

achieve a wholeness of manhood."

in.

with tools to

strictly to

Joy

of the

college by developing them into better men.

alter

Ba<k Row:

Weddle and Ryan Seelus.

in mind, they dove into a year with philanthropies Hands Don't Hurt," where students wrote messages on pahands and posted them on a board for all to see. The Fioat-o-thon

Delta )ch

Scott

With those words

E^per

Show were among a few

Nick Smith, Ryan Hansel and Jeft Armstrong.

|like "These

focused on more than Homecoming.

a Steer

II,

Joe Simpson and Zach Johnston.

Luttrell,

in

members who

the

Adrian

Billy

Alpha Kappa Lambda

the pool, but the fraternity

in

Feller,

Lomontogne, Andy Egan, Nathan McForland, Jimmy Juordo,

and Adorn Honsen.

ack of

Salvatore Scire, Kris Asher, Dennis VanAusdol

2: Nalhoniel Cooley, Duslin

members' success,

the

men

looked forward

to

of

with brotherhood

its

new crop

men and

of

and achievement

at

its

forging

1963,

itself in

ahead

into the future

cornerstones.

benefitted from their organization's ideals.

2L6 217

Ma^ii A !ir

big year for

chapter The

opter

in

Alpha Sigma Alpha brought

Crown

participating

of Excellence for the top

The

the nation.

With big shoes lympics track

to

meet

fill,

they hosted a Special

for

Nodaway County

er.

to for the

so and Maryville community.

They also took part

in

several other

the Martin Luther King

Jr.

Day

of

sorority also in

worked on an endowment honor of

their

its

sorority heavily involved itself

Week and

in

Home-

numerous other cam-

pus-wide events. Service and intramurals helped

ideals, the

With sisterhood

women

at the cen-

proved they could

give their best..

On

former advis-

spoke

coming, Greek

commu-

members

the sorority develop. ter of

scholarship

The

y service projects including several

in

service.

Founders'

Day

the

national

president

about the chapter's continuing goal

to

achieve excellence and she awarded the The

Crown

of Excellence,

successes

for

capping a year

of major

Alpha Sigma Alpha.

mimM )iit

Row:

rschied. er,

Leslie Wilkinson,

Row

Quinn Sheek, Abby Stephens,

Jill

2: Emily Andrews, Slocey Decks, Koro Dark,

Koyla Scott, Kori Rule and Soro Scroggins.

Row

Reiley, Erica

Amanda

3: Kristo Poul,

Heermonn and Sarah ZIm-

Robinson, Rochoel Chose, Kosey

Amy

lockovic, Ashlee Mejio,

Amy

Front Row: Megon Walker, Lindsey Robertson, Jenny

Amondo

Wilson and Jodi Spoonemore.

Golden, Notasho Wyott,

Ali Hatfield,

Row

Froncko, Moddison Tobin, Jessico Shermon,

2: Alicia Tobin, Amber Commer, Kelly Peterson,

Anno Rothjen ond Megon

Ryer.

num, Michoelo Berlino, Kotlin Wilson, Komille Burrell, Jano Gordner, Jenno Thornburg, Chelsea Herz-

Rachel Rapp, Joey Rohlls, Toro Brooks, Carrie Heifers, Jennifer Kiss,

g and Stroussy Winters.

and Amondo Davis.

Back Row:

Jen Biggor, Kotie Padillo, Lindsey Hunken,

kemper. Collie Zevecke, Jennifer Mogel, Kelsie

Sis,

Koyli Burrell

Dawn Magel, MIndy

ond Meredith Wilmes.

Amondo

Bock Row: Souphio Vorngsom, Megon

Victor, Britni

Roberson


Chi

leom

(o a

win ond (he t/iompionship over Sigmo Phi Epsilon.

pliolo

hy Frerar Hoyes

representing the field chipped away, to form the

ground

playing

for

the

intramural

flag-football

championship.

The men breathe of the men on the

match-up Chi

Sigma

pitted

against Delta

Phi Epsilon

championship, bragging

for the

coveted 'Intramural Champion'

The Sig Eps scored

Mark Holthous in

game,

at their helm, the D-Chis

the last points of the

ÂŤ.

the

ft.

T-shirts.

the

first in

and

rights

gome and a

conversion to jump ahead. After the

but with

punched two-point pf

final

Holthaus had quarterbacked the D-Chis

to their

championship.

fourth straight

of our guys take sports kind of seriously,"

"All

he

turned

field

as they exhaled. The early December

mist

to

said.

we want

"We've been good

in

[flag-football]

As a freshman, Holthaus played championship, and though he Delta Chi team. After the fraternity

and

to stay there."

first

lost,

it

for the

first

was to another

one Holthaus and

his

erected a small dynasty on the practice

football fields, winning

championships

in

2003,

2004 and 2005. Holthaus, a former high school football player, said the fourth championship

only for the

means a

"It

he

fraternity but for lot

said, "but this

senior, this

gong

to

The

is

to bring

would be special not

him as well.

back

it

to the fraternity,"

one was special because as a

probably one of the

last

times I'm

ploy organized football." fraternity

banded

together behind

their

team winning,

the

received o tool to use during spring

and

by bragging about

their athletics

as well as a

symbol of

bond.

team.

With

their

their strong

fall

rushes

Members showed up

two games of the season

to the final

fraternity

despite the cold temperatures

in full

force,

and snow on

the

ground. "It's just it's

just

intromurols, but to

awesome," Holthaus

have fans out

said.

"It

really

there,

shows

our brotherhood." Writer Trevor j

Front Row: 2: Hugo

Row:

Ortiz,

T.J.

Designer Paulo Eldred |

M(Ginnis, Neal Pittman, Paul Combs, Paul Zimmer, Tyler Wittstruck and Colby Beochler.

Jordan

Eric flarbin,

Hayes

Willis,

Danny

Jed Penland, Tyler Breed, Zoch McCoppin, Dan Brendle and Jason Guthery.

Potlhoff,

Jeremy Bachmann, Kyle Brant,

Jeff Rix, Ty Cravens

Row

Front Row:

Back

Mike Rieger, Michael

and Schuyler Johnson.

Andrew

Justin Hilliard, Lykins,

Cody Roth, Adam

Mitchell,

James

Innes, Tyler

Joey Kinote, Sean Welch and Chris Bubock.

Hull, Brion Kantor, Phillip

Moody and Bora

Back Row:

Douglas

Cevikel.

R

Siers, Jason

Mclntyre and Chris Welch.

^tf


Gamma

Sigma Theta

Delta

Gamma

Alpha Lambda

Alpha Lambda was a new organization aimed

male students toward a relationship with

God and

at guiding fe-

uniting Christian

women

on campus. They met weekly where someone would give they would sing songs

They met with

girls

and have

Sister

each week

to

their

personal testimony,

Suppers.

get to

know

different

people, volun-

teered at difference events and had a formal. The organizotion also held

weekly Bible

studies.

The organization welcomed any

who wanted

to

grow

in

woman

of

her relationship with

any Christian denomination

God and

with her sisters

in

Christ.

They sought

and

to

grow

fundraising projects

closer to in

each other and

to

God

the community, worship, mission

through service trips,

and many

different social events throughout the year,

!ow: Mallory Webster.

Row

2: Astro Honey, Rochel Davis, Tiesho Christian ond April Boergo.

oyno

loliver.

;ltQ

Sigma Theta held annual events such as Pageont, Delta Health

arship

also participated

)T

(und-raiser

il

Sister Circle, the

Week and NPHC Greek

Ba<k

Annual

Forum.

Northwest's Multicultural Date Auction, an

in

sponsored by a number of international and

interculturol

organizations.

It

portion of the

ograms

in

proceeds from the auction went

Central America

and

to

support humanitar-

Pakistan as well as hurricane

relief

louisiono.

in

]elta

Zeta

front Row: Garnett.

Row

Katie Kindler, Erin

Miller,

Row:

Rothel S(humocher, Meteditli forck, Kindro Felver,

Donoy

McMurtry, loura Schworz, Jennifer Mortin ond Ashley Brondes.

Swope, Heothet Wynn, Danielle (louse, Melyndo Burk, Christine

phy,

Megan Gehrke ond Tobitha

loy

Edwords,

slerman,

Amondo

'trough

01

Boss, Stephanie Jones, Kalee Shewell

Row:

Mallory Parker, Jennifer Magel, Joryn Jones,

ond Katie

Neil.

2: Morio Chovez, So-

Miller, Jennifer

Ryon, Erin

Kim McCouley, Jockie

Steele,

Kristen Forrester.

was a women's"organization campus leadership. for unity

by working

Golludet University

DpIiq Zeta strove for

volvement, Tt-.e

Kristin lorsen,

3: Ashley Nisley, Lexi Koenig, Melissa Giebel, Emily Duggan, Jennifer

promoted

sister-

for their philanthropy,

which

that

its

worked

s

Back Row:

Amy

Giambalvo, Joclyn Swanson and Allison

fJompton, Koti Tomlin, Kotie Stow, Daley Dodd,

Trovnichek, Karen Becker, Whitney Bocquin, Courtney Snodgross, Valerie

Amondo Sommelmon ond

Delta Zeta -r)

Podilla.

Row

Allie

Stonislous, Joyce Morlin,

Row

tlio

Hisel, Kelsle

SueAnn Crouse and Bethany Bodenhousen. Back

Hillory Stirler,

le

Graham, Chanda

2: Courtney Doke, Breonne Engemon,

Jenny Cowort and Lois Ryfrom.

Hi

for the

speech and hearing impaired.

academic excellence, campus and com-

and leadership and

orgonization did so through

its

Front Row: Emiley Harding, Amanda Deckard,

strong sisterhood.

countless sorority activities

Hllorle

Andrews, Tessa Stewart,

All

Trocy Leigh Huffman, Gentry Cow, Koren Stuort, Britney Short,

Dyer and Nicole Smith.

Row

2: Teela Longloss, Lara Poehlmon, Trod Harding,

Emilee Freed, Kotelyn Olson, Nicole Quigley, Morondo Honke, Mary Krelmer and Heather Edwards.

d involvement ols

1

p ',i*i^<Jf%*%5>*^

in

campus wide

by focusing on

its

ideals.

events. Delto Zeta achieved

its

Jennifer Young, KrIstI Beydler, Jestyn Cunningham, Kelsey Nichols, Jessica chesl,

Rebecca Jones, Tamro James and Meghan Winn.

Bock Row:

Monchon, Ashley Volmert, MIchele Mor-

1

y


CPhi

Kappa Sigma

Front Row: John Koffmon, Bennett ond Joe Myers.

Chris

Row

Kennoley and Mike Schuckman.

Ba<k Row: Seon

Chobok and

Eric

Tyler

Schemmel.

Front Row:

members losing Koppo Sigma recruited many new members after o suecessful Fall 2005 rush. The group sponsored many different philanthropies and held many different After

lost year,

the Relay For Life to benefit the

efif

members BRUSFi, where

the community,

ticipated

in

painted local houses

in

the

to

held a

they

com-

Syndrome

Buddy Wolk

National

The

benefit

Society,

with an overall

20

have a

to

GPA

addition to philanthropicol

In

fraternity

the

events,

also

Down

participated

in

and helped

ciety

build a

with the musical fraternity

Alpha

pomp

finished

The

jalopy

R4

Nick DelSignore, Mitchell Blake, Joson Greene,

place during Greek Week, the

member GPA

of over 3.00

Homecoming,

second

rade

GPA

Bock Row:

Miller.

of 3.05. This

and

the

first

was

fraternity

fraternity endi

the

first

fraternity

on record

to

hove

higher than a sorority.

For

par-

many Homecoming events. Kappa Sigma members created a float with the Sigma So-

ticipated

first

2004

skit,

munity.

Members

for victims of fHur-

Hucke, Cody Gray, Dovid Eisenmenger, Andrew Timko, K

Sam

Slrathmon, Derek Poland, Travis Lehman, Aaron Cotron and Molt Moon.

After capturing

ricane Katrino.

events through the year. To benpar-

money

Hagan,

2: Logon Galloway, David Bales, Ryan Gessner, Dane Vey, Nathan Manville,

PurceJI, Travis Brownley, Josh

Society

teamed up with Phi Mu Sigma Alpha to hold a Jailbreak to raise

Row

Thomas, Tyler Gillelond and Wesley

and and Alpha

Cancer

American

Patrick Mclnvole, John

ond Mark Walker.

SeidI

in

Theta

2: Brody Cummings, Aaron Todd, Shoun

Hennessey, Kevin Rotert, David Brown,

from

DfilTa

for the

the fraternity took

Homecoming

clowns and second

second

for the

overall, just points

fraternity

second place

in

banner, second for the

porode

float.

the variety

Overall the

St.

f

froterr-

behind the winner.

sponsored such philanthropicol events such

D'Feet to benefit ALS and a

sfic

Homecoming

at

Walk)

Jude's Volleyball Tournament.

Sigma

Iota,

PhiMu With membership numbers up from Phi

Mu

raise

lost year,

In

held a

sponsored many philanthropy events. To

money

members

for

Children's

Miracle

where

held a dodgeball tournament,

Hospital

sponsored a three-on-three basketball All

proceeds benefitted

Front Row: Doni Snodgross, Logon and Lauren Skoch.

CMN.

Keejet Gehrt, Christina funk,

Row

Amanda

2: Abby Browning, Emilee

Moore, Shannon Randall and Jennifer Watson.

Row

in

Root, Nicole Orrell,

the most

books

would then have

Megan Molthews,

Lundergon, Whitney Turner,

of

Janelle

Amanda

3: Robyn Thomos, Sundi Sutton, Lauren Wilson, Stephanie

Coslonzo, Cortnie Meier, Jamie Appleberry and Jessica Peok.

Baik Row:

Nicole Wolf, Stacy Theulen, Jono Mohs,

Ashley Feekin, Kosey Oenk, Steph Hopkins, Koiley Dennis and Sara Neville.

donated to

to Children's

Mercy

houses cleaned.

their

all

for

spore chonge

to

be

'

At the end of the year. Phi

early Februrary. The fraternity

house-to-house asking

Miller, Erin

Mu

new members, a Trickor-Treat for pennies took place the weekend before Halloween where new members went from

Players also dressed up for the costume contest.

tournament.

drive

As a requirement

teams of 8 players payed an entry fee of $35.

Also, they

book

who donated

Network,

fraternities. Phi

combination with other

Party, five

Mu

held

where each member anonymously

guys. The guys could pay a dollar

who wash

their crush was. Also,

members

invij

to find

held a

it

r

to benefit their philanthropy.

Members ended

their

year with a

totni

dance

Rosborjb Rogers, Mattie Hans, Megan Thomos, April Zoch, Brittany Gillett and Kelsey Michelle Tot 2: Michelle Lordemann, Tora Phipps, Erin Logos, Danielle Fernandez, Morgon Sobbe ond

Front Row: Melonie

Row

Bnik Row: Summer

Amy

Hrodek.

Wildhaber,

Amy

Julion, Jackie

Sonnek, Kelsey Luers, Aubrey Swanson, Brook Shult

ii<


Mu

'hi

Supporrfng f hÂŤ

Alpha Sinfonia

rlie

f

ufure

"

had singer

fhe group performed

Hyk

Kurl:,

lire skil o( ifie

members

of Phi

Mu

Alpha Srnfonro cnrerloin the (rowd wilh

vorie/y sliow field during

hometomlng

woel<

m

rendition oF "So(l( ro

ifietr

Odoljer phoro b/

Mrrcrfrrh Cufronrc

220 221

prompted

love for music

bring old

to aspire to

Phi

to their listeners in

stu-

and new

Mu

Al-

then

Ve want Chris

to the

com-

had

many

their

music

)hout the year including

a Big

share

to

rtunities

and

the annual

Speak

Stephanie walk sponsored by

held following

Hurricane

song

nd

campus as

eir skit ly

for

They

during

well as for

won four awards the Homecoming

Show, including best actor

Kurtz, best lie's

for

actress for Joe Park,

and

choice

combine music

for their act.

played o large

Traditions

In

role as

the spring semester, they per-

formed

their

annual

Man

of

Music

The concert was held

concert.

at

Serenading the walkers Ifodilion for Phi

Mu Mpha

for

Speok oul

for Sleptionle,

members

Sinfonio to sing at ihe walk eoch year

ptioio

Mu

Alpbo Sinfonio perform during

of

Pfii

liy

hem Hpyes

(tie wolli

II

was

and centered on American Composers.

Although

programs held

infonia

letitions.

to

History

to the Future;"

Sinfonia performed at annual events.

a.

off

to

Conception Abby outside Maryville

Sigma Sigma.

(embers also song ot a candlevigil

"Back

managed

and comedy

Dance, the Springtime Sororrenade,

Northwest's

with the plot of

Sinfonia

said,

Little

members

nfonia

3

hod approximately one week

Blending

to bring the classics

acred music bock

ir

to

and

practice.

linfonia.

f.'

hod members work out words the songs they wished to utilize

best

overall

members

Sinfonia

shared a love of music, they also

shared traditions and brotherhood.

As ternity

the Vice President

and

Education Officer,

charge

of

helping

smoothly.

He

also taught

about the

rules

in

and

the Fra-

Little

was

Sinfonia

run

members

ideals of the

fra-

ternity. Itle

1

said the

Mth s

group worked out a

plan for their all

skit in

of our

ond humors,

one

combined

we

in-

was

teach boys

musicians

to

be

and

role

how

to

models

be men for other

other people every-

f ronf

Row:

ttarry ttomblin, Justin

Montgomery and

write out

a

where,"

Little

Strove, Dovid letfler, j

written, they

Brion Hopp.

Whilmon, Simon Sehupp, James

Row

Designer Paulo Eldred I

Bryon Duddy and Kyle Kurtz.

Row

Mott Rithordson,

3: James Sorensen,

Rosson, Stephen Beinor, Jamin tiowell, Joy Fohey and Lee Pope. Brent Choppelow, Rob Stueve, Seth

Little,

J.

Wode

ttowles,

Done

2: Trent Tliompson, Brandon Busch, Andrew Sanders, Daniel Cross, David

said.

Writer Meredith Currence

â&#x20AC;˘ersion," Little said.

her the draft

"We and how

night.

Brummond,

Adam

Ewing, Joe Pork, Timothy

Ba<k Row: Andrew

Craig Wilcox ond Agnis Retenois.

Tippin,

Jomes Huffman,


f Phi Sigma Kappa Brotherhood.

Chorocler.

Scholarship.

These are the three cardinal principles

that

the

men of Phi Sigma Kappa live by. All 50 members of the fraternity worked

as

one

accomplish

to

and

philanthropy

Front Row: Shedrick

community service events.

Billington.

Spike

Olympics Track and Life

and Martin

were

just

Olympics,

Special

for

Field

Special

Meets, Relay

Luther King

Brett Karrosch

for

2:

Gollady, Isooc Lopez, Aaron Rice, Zackary Hull, Kyle Thorpe oni

Som Woodland,

Boik Row: Nathan

and Jonathan Lowrey

Ayers, Kyle Aaron, Chris Hanson,

Adam

Nicholas Watson, Matt Kiefer,

Watson, Mott

Adam

Goldstein,

i

St

Kobbs, h

Mark Porro and Tim Wilson.

Day

Service

Jr.

Row

a few of the accomplishments

this

organization had throughout a three month period. In

month period,

that three

Koppa exceeded teered hours In

in

the total

Sigma

of volun-

the previous school year.

on emphasis of

grade point overage organization

Phi

number

their scholarship, the

of the

members

of the

hod increased dramatically

since the previous school year as well. In

January, Phi Sigma

their fourth intramural

Front Row: Mike Lockwood, Jason

Kappa received

Ben Shottuck, Seon

championship.

Row:

Matt

Row

Mothew

Horrell, Jored Lainhort,

and Joseph Murray. Back

Designer Paula Eldred

Ryan Smith, Cody Lovejoa

Peters, Clayton Feurer,

Johnston, Tim Mosterson and Jeremy Schroeder.

Blair,

2: Matthew Goldstein, Logan CaB

Vetter, Nick Peterson, Morshall Gni

Matt Hollowoy, Mott Oyler, Mac Mof/I

I

Drummond, Nathan

Birkley, Jored Stoch,

Zach

Hall,

John Strohm and Dustin Rapp.

*"Sigma Alpha As a national professional

Sigma Alpha was

agriculture s2

the only agriculture sororir

existed.

One

of the most important activities fhot Signr

Alpha participated

in

was Ag

in

As a national philanthropy visited

the Classroom

membe

project,

one elementary school classroom per

mester and taught the children about one different

concepts of agriculture.

Some

activities

the children

included planting seeds

and teaching them where

came from. Ag in the Classroom to

Sigma Alpha because

peciolly those that

standing on form

live in

life

is it

Rush week boord game night provides a chance for Jessico Alonfesono, Ashley Voss and Kristin Almond to get ocquoinfed during o The rush week evenis Included o boord

gome night,

ice

creom

socJol

ond progressive

dinner, photo by

their toe

especially imporic gives the children,

larger

and how

cities,

their

e

an undi

food got

the farm to their local grocery store gome of Sequence.

s

c'

and

frc

dir-

tables.

bbeth hmihe

Nationally,

Sigma Alpha went

to the Regior

Sigma Alpha Convention. Held

at

the girls of

Iowa

State, located

Sigma Alpha got

socialize with other

in

Ames, low

the opportunity

Sigma Alphas' from

the on

and trade ideas within the different chapters. The Sigma Alpha that attended the Regi Convention also toured on agricultural bu:

and operation. Other yearly, philanthropic

on alumni barbecue, Front Row: Klusmon.

Elizobeth Clark, Stephanie Jomes, Nicole Filllon, Elizabeth Horoshe, Ashley

Row

2: Jessico Montesono, Shono Noah, Kendro Hansen, Jessica Waters, Carrie

Bock Row:

Mollory Brunkhorst, Jenny

Kuester, Rebecca Day, Kristin Almond, Ashley Voss, Ashley

Gomel and Brenna Benesh.

Ireton,

Workman and

Amiee Jennings and

Collie Gardner.

Arlino

Littleken, Koitlyn

Terrell, Krystel

Tubbs, Jodi

tions to the Boll

activities ind

or treating for

ci

American Cancer Society, Eme

Formal, family

sisterhood

trick

activities.

day and

several mixers o^

,


Originally founded

Later

May

in

1969 as a music

In

the Epsilon Phi chapter

society called Theta Nu,

began.

1971, Epsilon Phi officially

became a chapter

of

Sigma Alpha Iota. At the Sigma Alpha

Iota Leadership Seminar, three Sigma Alpha members went to Tuscon, Ariz., where they participated in seminars and sessions about leadership and goal setting. February marked Sigma Alpha lota's 35 Anniversary Celebra-

r>z

Iota

tion.

Celebrations started with a musicale

and

festivities

Donning

and the

formal

gentlemen of

the

Mu

Phi

theme

Alumni House.

rituals at the

their

the ladies of

attire,

Mu

Phi

Alpha Sinfonia

Sigma Alpha Iota joined Sigma Alpha Iota

for the

Alpha Sinfonia Formal. They danced the night away with

of the roaring '20s.

Other projects, fundraisers

handing out programs

bog

for

at recitals,

mances, several receptions a Prodo

Charles Johnson Theatre

in

alumnae and guests ond was followed by

the chopter, visiting

for

year included, bake sales,

the

concerts and other music perfor-

for distinguished

guests including faculty,

fundraiser, hosting the Missouri

Woodwind camp

helping with visiting vocalists, planning a mini-music

music students and the purchase of a memorial brick

National Headquarters

I Row: Tritio Conger, Whittney Wilson, Elizabeth Price and Ann Gardner. Row 2: Andreo Richardson, Kathryn ing ond leonne Thurman. Bmk Row: Allison Muller, Grace Keefhover, Elizabeth Retenais and Kim Medick.

in

which

the.

proceedings

will

to

Quintet, for local

place

at

go towards

their philanthropies.

222 223

)igma Kappa e main focus of Sigma ship for

development

Kappa was

of character

to unite in

its

members

a bond of

into

the promotion of social, literary

itellectual culture.

October, Sigma )ccer

Kappa

participated

tournament entitled Kick

in

in

the Alzheimer's five versus

the Grass, placed

homecoming parade and hod a Halloween embers donated items such as

toiletries

for their float

and non-perishable

Maine Seocoast Mission. e all other notional Sigma Kappa chapters, they selling of lollipops with the money going to the

e

first

mixer,

items to

to the

il

participated

in

the

benefit of Alzheim-

Front Row:

Holl, I

search.

and

gma Kappa also participated :lean-up through

ome

to

in

community service projects

Adopt-o-Highwoy and

visits

to the

like

Nodoway

high-

Kristino Russell, Ashlee

Freeman and Kathryn Brown.

Row

2: Lauren Suurez, Emily Roche, Jenno Herr,

Stocey Shanks, Missy Barron, Molly Bottler, Katie Knobbe, Grichzel Nellenboch and Stephanie (line.

Coro Hood, Emili Wredl, Maggie Katie Stoller.

Back Row:

Sloller,

Megon

Fuller, Kristin

Christy Prater, Jessica

Row

3: Jessica

Sitzmon, Crystal Iron, Veronica Petree, Jen Vovricek

Honneman, Soroh Simmelink,

Cierro Richey Aislinn Johnson,

Soroh Colemon, Brooke Motthys, Shoylee Henning and Michelle Schmitz.

Nurs-

play bingo.

romural sports flog football

were also o success when Sigma Kappa Placed 2nd

championships.

ther activities

included participation

nd other intramural sports, greek

in

dodgeball, volleyball, basket-

week and

formal.

ne of the major highlights of the second semester included the Schol>

Banquet and Auction, Doggie Boutique and Senior Citizens Prom,

^cognizing achievements

lonquet the le

in

academics

of

and Auction included members and

its

members, the Scholor-

their families raising

Sigma Koppo Foundation by auctioning

off

donated

Doggie Boutique allowed Sigma Koppo members

|for

the

Humane

Society, such as toys

and

to

collars, that

mon-

items,

decorate

were

later

Front Row: Deidra Heineman,

led for the onimols.

>sponsored with Alpha I

seniors from

organizations.

Gamma

around the area

to

Rho, the Senior Citizen Prom

al-

enjoy a dance with members of

Briini Clark, Jennifer

Negron, Lindsey Crocroft, Lauren Merle, Kotie Adkins,

Ryon, Brooki Roberts, Kimberly Eosley and Keshio Krolt. Kerry Neose, Michelle Hensley Joclyn McCloin,

Row: Amondn Jessico

Tinker,

Dena Wagner,

Range and Megon Fowler.

Row

Meogon Murphy

2: Annie Maasen, Alicia Livengood, Ali

Alicia Kostko, Kristin Hilde,

fJollie

Amondo Gumm,

Clousen, Jessico Velder and Heather Fleener.

Ba<k

Jamie Whitehead, Brooke Greve, Shelby Godwin,


"Sinmc The men of Sigma lanthropies.

prided themselves on

Phi Epsilon

They enjoyed being able

benefit concert for the Trenton

of

one

swarmed

of their alumni

The

R.

the

their phi-

to their

biggest philanthropy of helped one of

But, their

A

became a

back

to give

their

Baier Foundation,

campus

in

its

first

com-

own. honor

in

year and

staple of Sig Ep.

mode

fraternity also

sure to balance their fun with their

Texas Hold'em Tournaments and

which earned them a spot

in

the

their particpation in intromurals

championship

gome

during flag-

football.

With

their fun

and through

Man

and philanthropy came a focus on academics

that focus, the orgoniztion

Scholarship and Program to keep

ilping

men grow and prosper

Balanced

provided the its

eye on

into the adults

their

ready

to

goals of

lead after

school.

front Row:

Austin Rolf, Aaron Beatty,

Mark

Colcote,

Jeremiah Matousek, Mike Slusher and Wes

Storlin.

~\

A

^'

^

i

^

('^

"^

\ Ml

kOl

i-jf»!

_'«W?'

111 Front Row:

Pete LonFronca, Phillip Long, Alex Stephens, Brandon Dueren, Nick Talone, Luke Crawford, Brian

Connel, Nathon Young and Robert Vondermillion. Eric

Row

2: Justin Cook Barry Ford, Ryan White, Luke Gildehous,

Thompson, Tony Belcher, Jake Fain and Matthew Hawkins.

Raymond, Spencer

Baik Row:

Nick Moossen, Dakotoh Bass, Alex

Carlson, Dusty Kossen, Preston Kopp, K.C. Collins, Todd Davis

Front Row:

Patrick Miles,

m Erin Curran, Jon

Mike Roper, Matt Matousek,

Row

Christopher Pettier and Tyler Gochenour.

Waigand, Chris Hawkins, Kyle

2: Brian

Collier,

Irlmeier, Jeff Robinson, Josh Martin

Tim

and

Summers, Zath

Victor,

Crutchfleld, Jim

How

Blake Adams, Pat O'Connor,

Chris Victor.

Back Row: Jake Wood,

6i

Ric

Morr, Josh Murdock, Devon Thompson, Brent Ussary, Daniel Winchester, Anione Hughes, David Denton, Natb(

and Craig Mackin.

Boling, Jonathan

Semsch and Jon Watkins. |

^M

.Sigma Sigma Sigma

Front Row: Jen Manning. Oliver,

Row

Dovis, Hoyley Leopard,

Meggie McConnell, Folohn Webb,

Julie Stith, Lisa DiGlovanni

and Honnoh

2: Nisha Bhorti, Suzanne Pritchard, Katie Mead, Krissy Race, Robin Vodicka, Ashli Pugh, Lindsey

Andrea Hnslerl, Shanno

Seltz,

Ashley Krieger and Suzie Schuckmon.

Brittany Garcia, Audrey Bailey, Molly Heath, Julie Lawson, Nikki

Combs and Amanda

Preston.

Back Row:

Row

3: Kelly Thunn, Mallory

Haywood, Kayla

Fuller, Katie

Ward, Shannon

Ashley Rickerson, Julie Garrett, Kaylo Eorhart, Laura Fowler, Katie

Morris, Soroh York, Seabrin Stanley Sarah Smith, Tiffany Logue, Erica Gutelius, Brittnay Johnson,

and Sarah McKenzie.

Rives,

Miroya Burnsides

Front Row: Hannah Boehner, Amanda Gonterman, Megan

Childs, Kaley

Hogue,

Amy

Wade,

Amy

Iseman.

Johnson and Heather Chance.

Allen, Jen Martin, Circello,

Sorah

Liz Allen,

Row

Ashley Iglehart, Tesia Jordan, Brittony Ritj

2: Meggie Pippin, Kaylyn Kling,

Miller, Cassie Odor, Brittni Kostelic

ond Holly

Taylor.

Kristin Pon(«l

Back Row:™

Locey Polsley, Kate Fowler, Sarah Fowler, Melissa Sides, Rnndi Sample, Megon Tilki I


rovt* to CoUen litii

i\

Pond,

members

of

Sigmo Sigmo Sigmo leod o

women

ancd

leii

dent

Union,

tering the

cold night

of remembrance. The in

1993

out of the J.W. Jones

filecJ

foiling

vwillc

who wos roped ond murdered

Piftsburg Sfofe oniversify siuifenr,

dectfily

silent

upon

men and women as they walked, many

International Plaza, with

ddled closely together '''"":

candles

in

memorial

photo by

1 1

Trei'of

111

onnuol Speok oul

events history in

of

Stephanie

for Slep/ionie Silent

annual Speak Out

for

Stephanie

Student Union. After the

the

into the night,

Tipo'atures

phonie Schmidt, a student at Pittsburg

was raped and murdered

1993 by a co-worker who had been a mvicled sexual offender, and in the aftermath r parents started a foundation

in

her honor

spread the message about violence ivjii iji

women. featuring

o

video,

filed out of the Union

marching

to

all

wo!

Bridge.

Members

of Phi it

left

Mu the

at the Kissing

Alpha serenaded Union and as

it

large circle

formed near the bridge, and

a moment of silence was observed before the

some for hot chocolate and mood Pond. at Golden cookies for Stephanie Silent Walk Speak Out The culminated with smiles and hugs, as members Greek organizations come together one unified stand, denouncing violence

from in

video

detailing

the

oil

of the greek orgonizolions on compus

in

memory of Stephonie

'SOS" hoodie and locking arms their friends tightly

Sigma's

each other

all

against

in all

shown

of the procession,

most of them wearing the

cause.

supported

in

intramurals,

of the University's major events

also held specific

celebrate the relationships of

to

their

on campus, but more than anything,

families

they held sisterhood as a high ideal.

Chapter meetings,

and

sorority for

them

Their

their strength

to excel

bonds

in

in

all

the

provided a chonce

and succeed carried

rush

women

at anything they

them

through

community reached out

orgonizotion their

and

retreats

strengthened the bonds of the

night OS the

organizotion

also

the

to their

support of the Sigmas and

cause.

Writer Trevor |

^

of the sororities endeavors.

week and GreekWeek. They

women. their

or holding

their

such as Homecoming, Family Day, Northwest

tackled.

inside

chapter

Sigma competed

of

in all

the

through as the Sigmas walked at the front

support of

in

strong

Women took part

days

arrived at the Kissing Bridge,

A

by

ottenciec)

and

Roberta Hall and

International Plazo and ending

Unity

Sigma's onnuol walk started with a small

ogram

one)

lightened

and snow.

Jniversity,

December

then to Fourth Street before heading to the

Volk hosted by Sigma Sigma Sigma tested students with harsh wind, low

in

comments from several Sigmas

the procession as 11 ih

Walk look plote

Hayes

those assembled

air.

The procession spanned almost the entire i

.

Hayes

Designer Paulo Eldred j

i

,


modern

Maryville's

KZLX 106.7 Radio

music

106.7 KZLX, played a variety

Station

the students

and community shows

specialty

music to

to

Tuesdays

at

broadcasts

for

Applebee's and Thursdays

Bearcat Lanes

see

Wanda Bales, Matt

Moon, Jerry Donnelly and Jeremy Schroeder.

Lybarger, Joey Stokes, Chris Baker,

Mark

KZLX

come

all

University

sp

official

The practicum class allowed

promoted events

Sykes show anything

like

dents to gain experience on-air

the

and be involved

that the Stu-

vi

Bearcat Baseball team.

of the

Back Row: Adam

in

the for

r(

promotions, produt

and news.

dent Activities Council did.

Colcote and Gina Tominia.

covered

events as well as being the

artists for free.

They also Front Row: David

to

|c

in.

Union concert events helping pro-

mote those and getting people

stucn

anything they were asked to be invo

at

KZLX helped out with the Wednesdays at the

students.

such as barbecues, outings

activities

Cosmic Bowling.

for

general, they promoted freec

in

tivities for

KZLX also helped with other

remote

up

set

drives,

And

pro-

provide a mix of

their listeners.

They

University's ani^j

encouraging students tob note blood and save lives.

blood

to listen to.

KZLX had several student-run and

duced

They promoted the

station,

of music for

Norttiwest Missourian The Northwest Missourian was a student-run paper

weekly

community and the

for the

of the University

and

the

students.

that

wos

published

The events covered were those

community of Moryville, They expanded by covering

sports for Moryville High School as well as stories from the

Horace Mann

Laboratory School.

that

hod an audience

icum students were put to

those

in

of

work on a

real

news-

community members and the campus. The

pract-

The practicum doss gave students the opportunity

paper

into real

to

deadline situations and had

order to get the paper out

in

to

accommodate

time.

Practicum students had the opportunity to work on writing, photography

design

paper which helped them improve

for the

The Missourian featured an anonymous ,

was allowed on pertinent

to write

writer called the Stroller.

The

Stroller

about any subject he or she chose and often commented

issues at the University.

formation. The

Web

news and

in-

moss communication department encouraged the concept

of

The paper created a

site for

people

convergence, which brought together the the

and

their skills for the future.

print,

to

get the latest

broadcast and

web

aspects of

news media.

front Row: Domnick Bally.

Row

Jessica

Hadley, Jessico Lavicky, Jessica Schmidt, Kristine Hotop, Stephanie SlangI and

2: Riley Huskey, Brett Barger, Hillory

Monahan. Back

Row: Jored

Littlejohn,

Stirler,

Brendan

Ashli

Ben Koehn, Dennis Sharkey, Jerome Boettcher Kelley, Cole

Young, Bryce Lemke,

Billy

Burns

oi ar

Trevor Moron.

Public

RRlatinTi.'^ StiirlRnt Sonifitv

of Amfirina In

preparing

their

members

dent Society of America

for the real

tried to

world, the Public Relations

provide as

many

St'

opportunities for grow

OS possible. Their events included attending a public relations conference

November. The event included relations

;

t i .§

t^ t

in

trips to

eluded chance

to

meet with professionals

PRSSA meetings brought speakers

Some spoke about

One potential Gina

LIchte,

Katie Miller, Ashlee Freeman, Cora

John Fisher and Maggie

Kevin Rotert.

Stolter.

Hood and Jolene

Back Row:

Erica

Fotiodis.

Row

2:

Amy

Schieber, Jess Ronge,

Heermonn, Saudo flolman, Bloke Tysdohl and

in

Omaha. These

trips

i

the field.

with

several different message

the value of gaining early experience like internshif

others talked about the general topic of public relations

and

its

role

society.

of the biggest

Internship Night,

Front Row:

the major metropolitan areas net

Moryville including Kansas City, Des Moines and

American

ear

America.

The group also took several

and

in

several seminars on the future of pub!

and most

beneficial events of the

which gave students a chance

employers and portfolio and resume

and peers

alike, all in

preparation

to

group was

meet and greet

wi

critiquing from professionc

for joining the field after school.


^ocieiy of

ProfessionaUou^^

|IÂŤS

Front Row: Jody

Strauch, Jessica Lavicky

and

Zegers, Brett Barger, Dennis Sharkey and

Eldred.

P.J.

Dye, Evan Young, Trevor Hayes, Jored Lilllejohn and

During a Gom'son

visit

amSkiy

lo

Primedio Susiness in Overloitd

News

The Society of Professional Journalists and The Society of

was a

The president of i

way see I

get the

it

is

Lavicky,

summed up what she

believed

The adviser

company

the

like

young

I

feel

a big port of

journalists out

in

it

is

trying

the field

for the

in l/ie

puWishinj world,

Overland

in

;y

them experience getting them updated and get

can possibly have and them where they need

"What

all

they

An opportunity

hod

to

succeed

to learn

and in

in

the journalism

fun trip for us," Strauch said.

a relaxed way.

opportunities

in

We

got

to learn

people from each of those

tion that put

together a

encompassed

the lives

336-page yearbook and

faculty at the University

tions

activities

and

in

the

vv'hich

of students

community

on academic groups, events sporting events, student

that visited the life,

and unique

The Yearbook the

book before

staff started

the

fall

planning stories

about

bit It

was

time

was

imperative, adjustments

were made

with

each deadline. Some sections were expanded while others

Brent Burklund and Patrick Sasser.

226 227

of the different

meet

publications

for the staff

were

was

tion,

DVD, Whenever

possible, the

sure to include procticum students

work

book.

The yearbook offered students the opportunity to

work on feature

phy.

It

writing

and

included a section on

featured extended cutlines

creative photogro-

campus corners which and

artistic

photogra-

The

staff

received the chance to get profes-

sional experience

the staff

members

in

many

different settings from

sideline reporting to touchy situations both field

and In

in

in

the

the production office.

putting together the book, students

logged

numerous, uncounted hours and sacrificed much of

cut.

Along with working on

Bock

stories, take pic-

work on design, and put together packages

tures,

2: Angela Smilii, Brittony Zegers,

ond Meredith Currence.

all

really neat to

dents had the opportunity to write

for

semester began. Although

having much of the book planned out ahead of

Row

amount

phy.

individuols.

ilolhon Fuller, Eric Sholer,

little

into the

complete the book. The book included sec-

University,

Eldred, Kelsey Garrison

the

an education

Designer! Paulo Eldred

They spent many weekends working on dead-

P.J.

it

|

lines to

and Brent Choppelow.

went over

different areas."

of Maryville.

Megon Crowford,

a

about the publishing world gave the students

i

trip

Writer Kelsey Garrison

and

Jessico Horlley

business-to-

was

trip

making

field.

fower Yearbook

Shoiliey,

70

"They had the whole day planned, but

the media-publishing field.

The Tov^er yearbook was a student-run publica-

Row:

Park, Kan., called

the resources

to be," Lavicky said,

The chapters of each organization at the University met monthly to

ways

V MereAlh Cmtm

company's presentation.

appreciate about the Primedia

really

I

with the

and

ame with the designers, just getting them exposed to doily situations ;y may face or different obstacles they may hove to tackle." 5CUSS

plioio

published more than

of effort that the Primedia personnel put into â&#x20AC;˘tting

Kon., Hi/omi Koyomi, Ke/sey

group, Jody Strauch, thought the

and was impressed

really well

kind of twofold,

young designers and

Michoel

business magazines each year.

SND, Jessica

two organizations represented. "The

a publishing company

Primedia Business. The

and world around them.

;dio

to visit

!

organization based on learning more about the

join!

Porlr,

Boik Row:

Megan Crawford.

Slrouch lislen lo o speolrer. The group Iroveled lo Piimeiia lo learn

about differenl positions ovoiloble

;sign

Row 2: Row 3: Brittany

Jessica Hartley.

Meredith Currence, Kelsey Garrison and Stephonie Stangl.

stories for the publica-

ran a procticum class.

Stu-

their free

time

in

order to produce portfolio moteriol

and complete a book

infused with their passion.


Alliance of Black

Collegians and

Students

members

family

anxiously await

the dinner to begin.

The smell of home-cooked food

lingered

and caused many

the air

in

to

become

impatient.

Thunderous conversations dwindled

members

the

guests to

their

can

promote

lo

is

ABC member

no matter race

join

when

welcomed

their

Annual Soul Food Dinner.

"Our goal community,"

into small chatter

of Alliance of Block Collegians

on campus and

diversity

the

in

Brent Scorbrough said. "Any student

or gender."

The organization held on annual

ABC

and

with various activities for enjoyment

week, jam-packed

fundraising purposes.

The week included a community cor wash,

talent nights

and

the

Soul Food Dinner.

The dinner was held during the

many

University's Family

and parents enjoyed

students

the

Day, and Serving a lasfe

home-cooked food.

food

tbeple

of

bomemode

o( borne, tbe

iJjsfies,

members

of

tlie

members olASC ivclcomed (bem

dlb'onre of Slock Collegions bosi on annual soul food dinner.

lo ibeir fomilj' dinner,

Knowing

Ibol

tomplele with on oppeorante from "Big Momo. "

immy

students mis

plioio by Weredilli

ll

Cumim

The dinner began with ABC's president welcoming the guests "Big

and

introducing the

Momma",

curlers

in

her

dressed

emcee

for the

sleeping

in

evening, the infamous

comfy

attire,

slippers

and

hair.

"She epitomizes the idea of soul food," Scorbrough said "It's

a gathering of

families,"

The food was blessed with a

traditional

member Bayo Oludaja and

faculty

Nigerian prayer by

then served buffet

Gospel music was played throughout the peaceful

and welcoming

style.

the evening setting

tone.

The menu consisted of various famous "Southern comfort" foods such OS

fried chicken,

many

salad and

jambalaya, corn bread, potato

fresh desserts.

Scorbrough summed up the

warmth "It's

of the

ABC

food from the

makes you

feel

food and the

definition of soul

organization. heart,"

good and

he

there's

said.

"It's

no need

to

home-cooked.

It

worry about the

extra calories."

Front Row: Sade

Row Row

Jordan, Juontiesha Christian, Sauda Holman and Rachel Joiner.

Scorbrough, Gloriano Glover, Mallory Webster, Raquel Gont and KoTrino Simmons.

Writer Kari Rule j

Designer Paula Eldred

2: Jamie Tindall, Aloyno

Toliver, Richard Tolle)

3: LaKoyia Brown, Fabian

Frame, Elisho Wotson-Giltings, Keyle Borner, Cassandra Bruington and Jessica Alvarez. Ba<lc

Row: John

ei

Bullock, Britlney West, Bryon W{

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|

Kayelo Thompson, Bulord Logon, Ben Fuenles, Sbeena Lloyd, Anltra Godfrey and Jessica Molone.

Asian Student Association

n

The Asian Student Association was com-

many different Asian cultures. They welcomed students from China, Japan, Indopiled of

*n

nesia

and

several others to their organiza-

They offered Japanese lessons

MUi Front Row: Seoh-Khim

Row

Ton, Tze-Liang Tan, Nobutaka

Nokamura ond

Row

3: Ryan

Arief, Al

and Rieko Nonako. Ba<k

ratory School

ASA RIe Ogusu.

Proveeno Kondasaml and King Kwan.

those

ASA

also

Horace Mann Labo-

about the Chinese

New

Year

Nodaway

in

with origami learning

and they offered

for students to

get

temporary Japanese character symbol

tat-

sessions

communi

Adopt-A-Hic

County, working

for

tl

Missouri Department of Transportation.

year

to

help

ASA

pay

tried to

fund raising during

to

a

Though

in

new

different

leadership, students of comfort

home

provide a

students experiencing

adjusting

tl

for the events they put on,

help from one another

hosted an annual dinner that provid-

ed entertainment, along

for simil

surroundings at

environment.

and

W

the organizatiot

were able

to find

a piÂŽ

a foreign land.

ASA encompassed many cultuff

they strove to bring them

Soemorsono, Yoke Yomogo, Ke Wong,

toos.

k

for

and other customs.

Chang, Yosuo Gunowan, Chris King, Shuhei Sono

Row: Andhyko

community and on campus.

taught the children at

2: Eriko Saito, Haruno Nokamura, Aya Asoi, Fumi Yasukochi and MIki

Uemurn.

the

way

the

in

their portion of

ASA worked on

tion.

in

They also participated by cleaning up

large family.

le

Kilberl, Lisa Noldoi

all

together

in oi


hiispanic

American Leadership Organization

of

During the second trimester, they focused

the

fall

October

to

2005, they got

of

on

month

the

be named "Hispanic Achieve-

recruiting

HALO

They also got the confirmation brate Hispanic Heritage Month.

month,

HALO had

from Cafe of ihe

o schedule

Nights

to cele-

And

of events

to

day on Tuesdays and docu-

biggest

Their

Row:

(oro Hood, JessUo Alvorez and Alejondra Alvorez.

and

ned, KyiQ Wiggins, Lisa Abbott

llso Noldon.

Row

Noche de

3: Soeb

Bock Row: Sauda Holman,

and

ABC

Month and promote

staff.

HALO

also taught elementary school

chil-

dren about the issue of racial language.

speaker, Melinda Lewis.

III

Union.

the multicultural organizations to students, fac-

a

with

in

also helped out with the Thursday

at the

support Black History

ulty

HALO week

participating

They worked with the organization

during

mentary screenings every Monday.

They celebrated

members and

the community.

ment Month."

this

will-

dance.

ing to learn the salsa

culture. In

and taught those

from Kansas City, Mo,,

The Hispanic American Leadership Organization promoted the Hispanic-Americon

event

the

of

was was an salsa band year

annual event that included a

live

HALO gave

Overall

a chance

Baile held on Oct. 8. This

to

come

students of

all

races

and celebrate

together

diversity.

gtS<aib[ough and Sbown Hess.

International Student

Q(

Organization

Ritombhoro Chaubey, Gulshan Lakhoni, Praveeno Kandasomi and Sunito Sharma.

Row:

int

Ranjith Velijeli, jr.

Row

mett.

Row:

G. Abhihosh Reddy, Loknath BhartI, Rahul Marneni, Rachel

Muni Shekar Jompono, Sandeep Kandekar and Amarendra

The Indian Student Association

lore their culture

would attend

ers

fort to illing

share

and

beliefs

diversity

their

showing the

interested

new As a

asked, and would

heritage with the students on

fund-roiser, the

students

not.

Mem-

make every

campus who were

Festival of Lights event in the

organization sold to

some

decorate

fall,

ISA lent a hand to elp

them get onto the

for

Henna tattoos in the spring, body with several spelittle

members

to

of Indian

bit

get together and

and enjoy some food from

new right

Indian students on campus,

in

order to

path toward success while enrolled

share

oil

over the world.

in

During the ticipated

in

a celebration of

their

Back Row: Shown

Jones,

Kyoung Ho Park,

fall

in

of

life,

all

2005, they

par-

the flag raising event at the

which took place

the float competition during the

the

new

the

international

more importantly a new

ISO

stressed

the

help clean-up things around

community and give back

to their

new home. and a

pot-

stulet

family.

of be-

longing, especially during the students first

few months

in

America.

They also put on

ISO

dinner

their

March 4

tional students to

nights

and

importance of

each student having a sense

some community work ot Nodaway County Historical Mudid

ISO

welcome

them know they had a new home and

company and

26th Annual

for

oil

interna-

enjoy one another's

learn about other cul-

the heart of the organization's

tures,

new

between members and bring together

purpose.

their

trimester

organization

into

luck dinner to increase the fellowship

and

spring

the organiza-

dents

of the organization's

their culture

the

mode

dinner to bring

Home-

coming Parade.

to

which

held on International Student

on Walk-out Day. They also entered

the

During

diverse cultures from

They held movie

The annuol ISA dinner brought together in

many

to

seum

other cultures.

le LJniversity.

lembers

Miso Motsubora.

Eyo, Wesley Hordee, Brandon Torres,

tion unique.

ISO

their friends

Nombo and

Ukpong

the diversity

celebrating

their

time passing on a

They also held potluck dinners

Row

foot.

3: Tracy Leigh Huffman, Yuko Kimuro, Misalo Sokaue, Avinash Kaur, Yosuo

the International Student Or-

Life in

each customer.

ang out with

Row

Higuchi, Al Chong, Hiromi

ganization meant a great opportunity

International Plaza

choose how

designs and at the

fic

jiture to

Nnkoyamo, Yuki

Kondasami and Jeffrey

Abhishek Teegolo, Afflong Eyo, Miki ikoroshi,

Arief,

order to

^ditionol entertainment.

â&#x20AC;˘ting

Erico

Tokoko Kotono, Ryan

Ke Wong, Takeshi ishizuko and Rokesh Kodavolly. in

The popular event served Indian food and provided

year.

Gunowan,

Ito,

learning.

in

new members,

whether they were Indian or if

In-

Miki Uemura, Mashflque Anwar, Proveenn

2: Chien-Fen Koo, Dieu Truong, Konami

Sotoshi Kourokoto, Sondeep Kandekar, Brandon Stump,

recruiting

programs

Front Row: Andhyka Soemarsono,

Saki Ikiyoma ond Akiyo Koboyashi.

to

to listen.

They organized the e

Telia.

was dedicated

who were

those students

to

was always focused on

ISA

Row

3: Soeb Ahmed, Sudhamsh Mahonkali, Srinlvas Dasari, Varoprasod Sribhashyom, Naveen

on culture

If

Gousalya Siva, Glorio Pondav, Venkota Musunuru, Mrudula Mansoni and Avinash

and Nicole Folcone. Bo<li

lorn

"


r^earcat Steppers

^Baptist Student Union

A

W

lilhl

Front Row:

Nikki Yount, Liz

Front Row: Amy Brown, Dawn Weese, Anna Katie Jenkins, Emily Lambert, Kocie Reynolds

and

Hovis, Rochael Jordan, Elizabeth Kurrelmeyer,

Jamie King, Katie

Row

Rockhold, Joke Moore and Luke Messer. Baker, Jessica

Monohon, Jason

Row: Jeremiah Brandon

Fell,

Yarnell,

Davis, Hillory Stirler,

Drew

Brook Schafer,

Callen, Naresh Valluri, Shelby Armstrong, Tritio

Row

Ganger.

Neil,

3: Marsha Jennings,

Engle,

Shawn

Samuel Thrower,

Tim Dreyer, Vlkos Chagontlpoatl and

Trovis

Kristi

Beydler,

Andrew Yocum,

Brett

Bock

and Holly Eschenbach.

Zach Weston, Nathan BIrkley, Cole Young,

The Steppers were a group of

women known

and

them

nurture

into

to lead students into life

and

a

life

faith.

The group held weekly Bible studies and worship services. They did service projects, held an Alodine food drive

and basketball

and had evangelism

holftime

They also went on a spring break mission

trip

and attended a

retreat.

to

bake cookies

for faculty

members

in

different de-

partments.

Monday

The dinners were followed by devotional services as port

of

the organization's outreach.

Allison Garnett, Jacklyn Baker, Ashley Scott,

Erin Reynolds,

Heather Edwards, Meghan Winn, Tracy Huffman, Kelsie Giombolvo and Aaron Nelson.

Otte,

Jenna

Bessler, Kelsey Nichols,

Young, Ashley Volmert,

Burnett,

Adam

Steppers

Bearcat

helped keep the crowds

week

cited for the team's performance.

riety

2nd annual

their

show, which brought

High

Team as

School

in

When

va-

well as other local talent.

Homecoming,

KZLX

106.7

the

In

post

NCAA

through

years,

five

th(|

for nation.;

College

Divi

The team has also placed Division

II

Notional

in

Champ!'

ship.

Designer Paula

clin-

|

Elc'-

Sueann Crouse, Robin Bonar, Shelly Mottson,

Row

Homan and

Emily Duggan.

Bock Row: Ben

Koehn,

Hance, Justin Talley, Jored Kenealy, Skylar Rolf, Wakefield Hare, Jeff

Front Row: GoHee

Row: Hyun Woo

Choi,

Yong Woon Kim and Soo-Min

Cha, Jeoung Hoon Kong, Sung

Lee.

Row

2: Jeong-min

Won Rang and James

Yi

and Young

In

No.

Ba<

Youn.

The Korean Student Association was on organization The purpose of

age people a

spring,

Dance and Cheerleader Car

campus

events.

the

in

group has qualified

They also performed many shows radio station, and other

competing

they practiced even more often.

the

Dance

ever*

during the sports seasons

Hudson Kemno and David Simmons.

F

ing

practicec

tines

ex-

ir

Fla.

Lano Baker, Robert Graham, Kara Mopel, Micah Schmidt,

Joryn Jones, Katie Kindler, Morlsso Ebeling, KImberly Collin

Colle

Korean Student Association

Front Row:

2: Sarah

in their

CRU was

to bring

walk with

God

people

to

Jesus Christ

by serving them,

and

loving them,

to

encour-

and

provid-

fellowship of people.

Valentine's

dance and

Battle

events,

which included o Halloween

party,

by the Bay. They also provided students with

They worked

to

promote

better

relations

and worked together

and connect with people

part of their outreach.

J

to

shore with studen

with other minority organizations on

Each semester they held a Korean movie

over campus.

between Korean on

students.

The organization prepared Korean meals

opportunities to serve others, get into Bible studies, enter into discipleship, all

that shore

Asian culture and food with others.

American

The organization did several

I

for Christ

National

Dance Championships

Doytona Beach,

the side-

The Steppers held dance

Campus Crusade

Chick-fil-A

giate

an overage of 12-15 hours

for

The organization also sponsored dollar dinners every night.

and cheered on

Maryville

Each Tuesday evening, the members of Baptist Student Union

would gather

home footgomes during at

during the games. Their rou-

They held fall

lul

for children and high schoc dance teams. They also attendee

lines

training.

statewide

2: Kaylo Kernel, Cholise Robinson, lindse

ics

the

They performed

a Christian

dance

for quality

performances.

Hamm.

The Baptist Student Union was created

Row

Gordner, Natolie Wolkins and Lindsey Cherne.

Koll, Fallon

Lindsey Stine, Jamie Adreon and Jenno Simpson.

ball

with Jesus Christ

3: Kristy

2: Prodeep Darivemulo, Dru-Anne

Tamro Jomes, Sarah Hobble, Audrey

Hess, Lisa Abbott

Eliso Orr,

Row:

Holmes and Halley Compton.

Row

Ferguson ond Ally Wieskomp.

night

and barbecue

campu party

c


Minority IVIen Organization onnual "Tribute

third

its

Valentine's

'

take time out with

lyjiiizalion

M.;;

Wn,..;

dance

this

our appreciation of

to the La-

event to

the impact they have on our

Friday, Feb.

The dance was part

Achievement Month

he event was a hee dance that ded relreshments, singing, danc-

who

IS

3r in

pom-

a Northwest

MMO's News

In

addition,

Sykes performed

Kevin

press

movies

were

screened

during the month.

Northwest Missouri

University," said

American inventors and several

Several to

comedian at

Mary

forming Arts Center Feb.

re-

Wando Linn

le

supposed

no matter the race, as a means

be or

to

MMO

would

like

of

achieving goals through brotherhood,

queens that they really are. The

lemen of

to pro-

vide an environment for minority men,

are not usually treated

(voy they are

Per-

1.

The organization intended

Women

in-

discussions.

for the best-

an event meant

ihe ladies of )

rican

man and woman.

This

Black

which

cluded guest speakers, a focus on Af-

took pictures of cou-

ond a competition sed

of the

activities,

Other events during the month

dance also featured a pho-

he

tor

lives."

MMO co-sponsored.

ind a live DJ.

jpher

show

women and

Ctiarles

Robert BryonI, Kevin Fraser, Micfioel Colfiran ond Jared Fogon,

Hoynes, Doniel Pescodor, Kenton Poke ond John Bullock.

Javono Duley, Kevin Hurley, Jason Longford ond Richard

success and retention.

to

Front Row:

Tolley.

Row

Row

2: Andrew Black,

3: Leroy Quinn, Jomol Ronkins,

Back Row:

Saudo Holmon, Brent Scarbrough, Oerick Cunigan, Buford Logon ond Rodney

Ed Hudson, Andres Johnson,

Fritz.

230 ',

Row:

rout

Karofi Spader, Rebecca Hoselton, Melissa

Dusenbery ond Katherine McLel-

Row 2: Cliristine Walter, Clielsey Hopkins, Angela Curtis, Jessico Loudon and Nicole mith. Row 3: lyndsoy Bliss, Stephanie Pryal, Megan Sheeley, Katie Starr, Michelle

m.

Back Row: Alex Awad,

and Alejandro Alvarez.

oylor

ÂŤlsey luers, Corrle Poyne, Kclstino

McFee and

Shelly Mottson, Nick DelSignore,

Alicia Winfrey.

Company was an organization those who loved to dance.

The Northwest Dance an by the students for

The group held

try-outs

every semester and practiced

veekly tor a performance. At the

would

V a

do

end

of

each semester

the

Dance Company

a performance, usually consisting of

T

10 dances

specific theme.

The Dance

Company was

a completely student-run

Drgonizolion.

Once heir

the

Dance Company

finished

practicing for

shows, they met with the theater department

ate lighting

designs

for their

to cre-

performances.

From Top: In

on ollompt (o perform o group push up,

Cfielseo Brown,

Megon

of Ihe Norlhwesl Donee Compony prodiced their donee under Ihe direction of Joti

Slieeley

ond Megon

B/oclc. plioios k|i

Wollcer work

Hmm Imme

on

tlie

move

os o leora.

Members

1


Campus House

(Christian" Campus

Christian

Christian

started out the school year with

Campus met

and women's

every Tuesday at

for

Jesus organization

Over

New

7

p.m.

early February

in

come

to

and hod

smaller men's

week.

bible studies throughout the

They held a swing dance

Jews

welcome week

included a free barbecue, concert and volleyball games.

activities that

and had a speaker from

Campus House mode a

spring break, Christian

the

campus and speak. mission

trip

to

Orleans and a smaller group went on the alternate spring break with

the University.

students

In

become

Campus House hoped

Christian

their activities.

closer with

to help

God.

Front Row: Thornton.

Lindsay Setzer, Breonne Engemon, Lyndsey Stewart, Krystle Smith, Erin Spegal and Bern

Row

2: Rachel Wickey, Joe Lohman, Hoon Park, Clinton Degase, Shonen

Kim Beochler. Back Josh Bunse and

Row: Tomra

James, Angeliln Escher, Lacy

Hill,

Bridget Browjn

Derr, Daniel Yoles, Tyler Crawford, Bryon

,i|

Mary Lundgren. |

Country Faith Country nights from

Faith

10

is

a non-profit organization

p.m.-l a.m.

met Tuesday

that

Those meetings started

off with

a

short

meeting followed by prayer time and a dance.

The purpose of

Front Row: Kallynn and Liana Twenle.

Coslon, Stephanie York,

Row

and Kevin Kropf. Baik

Tomro

Austin, Katie Stow, Brittney Richards, Tracy Leigh

2: Brad Whitsell, Kalo White, Katie Neil, Erika Freeman,

Row:

Vic Coslon, Tiffany Gale,

Boyd Koch, Cory

Kristi

Beydler,

Collins, Brian

Huffman

Megan Moore

Eagan, Darrick Couts,

Koylyn Lakebrink and Jeremy Rector.

putting

Newman Newman collected

Country

Community

Members

Center members met Sunday nights night at

Center held

their

Faith

donated

6

in

for Nodaway Nodaway County

County

at 8 p.m.

and hod

free

helping with

BRUSH, on organization

that

for houses.

the year with a formal

Front Row: Megan Meyer, Brenno

night for

dance

all

and

university faculty

for all their

staff

members

Tholen, GIna McGlnnis, Erin

Murphy and Amanda Lewey.

Row

Higuchi, Misolo Sakoue, Michelle Marquis, Jessie Nielsen, Bridget Brown, Angeline Schulle, Valerie

Yosua Gunowan and Takoko Kotono.

Row:

walls of the

p.m.

Front Row: Bryce Lemke.

Ba<l<

and

Building.

and Travis Brownley.

Jeff Sobczyk,

Hurricane Katrina Relief through Red

Maryville food pantry.

They also put on a Mardi Gros

and ended

to

annual poncake feed fundraiser and also

for the

also volunteered

works on repairs

crowc

Center

Wednesday

canned goods

draw a

The group completed community service

Newman

dinners every

to

Cross.

the ceilings

I

on those dances were

away from bars and to a stress relieving dance said Country Faith member Bryce Lemke. They played country music and taught people how to line dance.

Row

2: Yuki

Munsterman,

3: Eriko Nokayoma, Takeshi Ishizuka, Jessica Day, Chris Mommens,

Frank Closser, Cyrus Rowan, Collin Schmilz, Evan Frozier, Jacqueline Conn ond Soro Carlson. Julie Toebben-Kreikemeier,

Eli

Kreikemeier, Jennifer Butler, Sara Kerkhoff, Rebecca Day, Matt

Weeder, Trevor Hayes, Taylor Tholen, Whitney Bocquin,

Adam

Ewing and Brandon Laird.

Row

2: Katherine McLellon and Traci Rugg.

Baik Row:

Kevin Moell


Wesley Center JusI off of Fouttfi Slieel

on

tfie

way on

ifie

east side of

campus

sot itie

Wesley Student Center, Tfie

Wesley Student Center was

ministty at

tfie

Tliiough

United

tfie

Methodist campus

University.

tfie

programming

at

Wesley,

ministers tried to provide for the spiritual

tfie

directors

and

peer

growth of students from any

denomination.

The center offered a midweek worship event,

Sunday evening to any

programming, small group studies and support opportunities

who wanted to participate. Wesley Center members also tried

student

to

be present on campus when

needs arose. Row

Kari Rensliow, Liona Twenle, Emily Corroll and Morjean Ehlers. . ,. , , L u , o J T Curtis, (oro fullon. Bridgel Blown and Tracy leigti Hurtmon. Back

Row: "

.

T

1

Loura

i

n

..I

Don

Tuttle,

Campus

____

Ministries wooden

nails hit (he center of the

While carving

J beat.

i

.

>

>

athletic events.

Megon Ferguson.

Ben Esdibocti ond

As the

Participants hove provided workshops in residence halls, provided j li j Lhave L for special events on campus, and been '^present at leadership '^ "^ "^

2: Bloke Bornes,

....Row:

»

,

Joe White never

cross,

preached about

the cross, he

SM-'

the love of

jr.

f,000 people were on bond

proximately

Center on Jan. 26,

ijng Arts

Mary

Linn

the one-of-a-kind

experience.

jrk

group TAIT opened the evening with a rocking

acol

Wenue next

brought the energetic crowd

that

45

a freshman

for Christ

and

to

and swaying

minutes, singing

Auxier,

lie I

the

at

to participote in

Northwest,

at

is

the Baptist Student Union.

its

feet.

rendition of

They remained

with the music.

232 233

Campus

involved with

He attended AFTERdark

iroup of seven friends. )ught i/n

was a way a

of

lot

president of

B,

progrom

ark

people

to take

to get to

people surrender

Konokuk Kamps

know

Christ

because Auxier

their lives after that,"

in

Bronson, Mo., started the

ago. Since then he has traveled

four years

to

such as Texas Tech University, the University of Missouri, and

5S I

it

that

Stote University. Robert

Graham, Northwest

junior

was the wish |, Keepers to have AFTERdark come to campus. ad of lecturing. White becomes a Roman Crusade attendee, said

that

it

and

consistent

of a

member

of

cross

builder

to

story of Jesus. After constructing the cross

on stage, volunteers

smpus Crusade supported

White led a prayer

.

of the audience knelt

the cross while the aisles

in

and across

the stage wit

|aked feces. Bents illy

were given

35 the night

3S

the opportunity to express thoughts that

nailed to the cross.

came

to

a

Hundreds of pieces

paper

of

were

littered the

clese.

something different

I'd

never seen before,

it

kind of reolly

just

ny attention," Auxier said. f)

Graham, who helped promote

let the event

hod on

the university.

the concert, could not believe

As a member

of the audience,

3uld not either.

ade ere

me a

little

more aware

more people involved

of others.. .of

in

it

than

just

Writer Cali Arnold I

what was going

on, that

Jesus," Auxier said.

Designer Paula Eldred j

||f|,;ie '«r,

attending AFTERdark,

portroyed by

he

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Front Row: Amonda Lewey, John Gardner ond Thereso Wilshusen, Scott Bosley, David Middendorl, Matt Weeder, Howie

worked

Dieterich staff

and

safe

also

staff

Q welcome citizen's

Row

in

2: Cassie Hunter, Megan

Back Row: Domnn

with freshman students to help them in

in

conjunction with

They

hall council.

staff,

Theapph«fionpro.essforbecomingol!esidentfcsislonlisexpl™edbyi«egonHe(/e.losluder,lsDevin8ecc(,ond£faoOr,. fteprocess for

becoming on

R.a.sliirli in

februory ond exiem/sunlil mid

to students

handed

who

they

out "Dieterich Dollars," throughout

sow

on prizes

at

an auction held

Ot the

end

the Dcjr

of the year.

J

Millikan Hall Staff

Front Row:

Row

Polan.

Kolie Carter, Seth

Brummond, Renee Long, Annie

Schelvon, Curtis

Dedman, Amanda

Tiffany Bradford, Jored Williams, Lloyd Cuda, Stefan Pyles, Patrick Magnuson, Brody

Franken Hall Council worked with Fronken dents within the It

Atkins

2: Shonte Byrd, Andrea Novak, Sarah Bradley, Nino Petora, Stephanie Bluth and Molly Kresha.

was

the hall or

staff to

and Pamela

Bade Row:

Corrie Gregory.

help support

resi-

hall.

the place for residents to if

Grohom and

k

studying, helping others, having

door open ond/or doing a good deed. The residents used to bid

iHorcfi,p(ioioliy«erei)iiliCi.rren(e

resid

society.

in

Dieterich staff also

year

puor

a sep

for

home, and a dateless Valentine's Day dance. As a

stereotypes found

c

m

conjunction with freshman seminar.

worked

also presented a program called "South Pork," which exposed to

si

live

the building put on

Northwest Barbecue, decorated cookies

to

I-:;

Kapooi

and Joe Tucker.

fun environment. Resident assistants

cationol programs

The

Ball

Crystal Kimrey.

and Brenna Tholen.

Leffler

they

go

any problems or concerns with

with

wanted something changed.

They provided access

to

new ping-pong

Front Row: Sorah

Buckley, Gina McGinnis, Tarosa Oldridge, Holly Logan

2: Teela Longloss, Becky Roinford, Brandy Nelson and Elizobeth Boyer.

balls

and got a new TV

for

Drew Zimmerman,

Patrick Sosser,

Abby Bohan ond

and Donielle

Boik Row:

Scholk.

Ro

Katie Eritkso

Collin Kelch.

the lobby.

The council put on many programs

brought residents together

that

in

Some

of the

programs included a dodge

Roommate Game. The

the

and

hall

ball

tournament and hosting

council met weekly to discuss

ment and

to

to

keep order

within the building.

body

in

was

to

order

provide the residents of Franken

to

create a comfortable environ-

provide additional learning and a social outlet

for students.

many

The

stc

opportunities

fi

interact.

during

Homecoming.

Resident assistants also put on

grams

that fulfilled requirements for

"Baby

Mall,"

perience

in

'

|

The staff wos recognized two years in a row in the lounge- decorating cc test

of this organization

Hall with a self-governing

freshmen residents to

program ideas

betterment issues.

The purpose

worked together

maintained discipline within the building while creating

atmosphere.

fun

Millikan staff

a

many educoHonal pi

freshmen seminar classes.

was recognized as Program

dealing with stereotypes

of the Month.

and educated them

It

One

gave

prograi

residents

e

in diversity.

Designer Paula |

Eldre

j


Phillips Hall Council iHips n iind

worked

Hall Council

conjunction with

in

ensure a

Phillips SlafI to

active environment.

V met

weekly

lo discuss topics

such as

betterment and program

hall

'9'

new ping-pong

council provided Phillips Hoi! with a

DVD

lounges and a

sions (or the floor

player

The council also put on programs throughout the year e

holl

and some

Some

lo

new

check

to raise

tele

out.

money

lor

help students interact.

programs included o haunted house

of their

table,

for residents to

for

Halloween, a

and a Super Bowl

lonksgiving dinner, the Phi Lips Winter Bash,

party.

They

so picked up trash from students' rooms for a dollar donation. Phillips

Hall Council provided an

and

involved with University

9l

g body

irlpos

Hall

on

of input for students

wanting

to

The council was the governFront Row:

and enforcing rules. Council also provided ways in which students could express

for the

Phillips ^s\'

avenue

holl activities.

residence

how

to

creating

holl,

improve the

Kristen Gray, Allie

Boehm, Jedidiah

Riley,

Megan Regan ond Amanda

Brondy Anderson, Mollory Stanton, Mory Womack, Brian Biggs, Motthew

Murlrey

Row

Row

2:

ond Jorkie Mc-

3: Kelly McQueen, Katie Baker, John Hicks, Erik Lopez, Vanessa Sanchez and Lindsay Rosonke.

Ba<k Row: Ron

hall.

Srhellinger.

Pilrh, Danielle Ritter

Orr, Louis Killebrew, Trevor

Hayes, Chris Grondiield, Mike Miller and Brandon Lutz.

PhilliDS Hall Staff Phillips staff

worked

ensure freshman residents a safe and orderly place to

to

live

during the school year.

They

built

sistants put

community

programs ranged from

The

staff

handed thing

also

for

to

fulfill

resident as-

how

to

do

laundry.

out "Phillips Pesos" throughout the year. The Pesos

who had

someone

and

Freshman Seminar requirements. The

finger poinHng to learning

handed

out to students

good

within the floors as well as the building

on educational programs

their

doors open, were studying, or

who

were

did some-

or for the building. They also received Pesos for attending

programs.

The resident

assistants,

resource consultant

in hall,

peer educators

and

hall director

in

residence

for

worked together

technology, academic to maintain

order

campus

early

in

the

building.

As part semester

to

Student Row:

onl

Amanda

Beth Cloe,

and

Schellinger

elchen Mollenhour, Nick Oddo, Allison Kohre, Lindsay iihony Hlle, Trevor Hoyes, Chris Grandrield,

Residence sm

and

put

that

Hall

worked

programming

in

to

resi-

plan progrg^ns

idiscuss issues relating to the bet-

RHA

on many programs such

pod Factor,

A Night Out with RHA

also

as a

represented the

member

Residence

and tional

part of

its

sister

It

2006."

It

cam-

healthier

in

addition to their responsibilities as

RAs were involved

in

numerous

extracurricular

LJm

and

University

organization,

RHA No-

this

Residence Hall Honorary, sent a regional and notional

conference each year.

a

workload

and nationa

organization, the

delegates

instill

each

Halls.

hey also put on o semester long ram called "Losin'

full

of the

to

of the Notionoi

Association of College

conducted a highwoy cleanup.

created to

Many

members came

Baik Row:

regional

versify at the

As

pnt of the halls.

ihey put

members had a

student staff members.

staff

their job.

teams.

levels

met weekly

Ellen Haley.

staff

as port of

Association

to

le halls.

ihey

Rosonke and

2: Angela Smith,

Life training,

training

Mike Miller and Brent Ponkou.

he Residence Hall Association

an organization

Row

Crystal Klmrey.

of Residential

undergo

to

At these conferences,

RHA mem-

bers would learn about residence hoi

programming and vote on importani contestants ihnns,

pool

weekly

attended

cardio workouts workouts.

and

Prizes

track

were

'ded to winning individuals

and

legislative issues.

The delegates would bring information

bock

to

implement

this

at the

Front Row: Sarah University.

Bourne, John Gordner,

Hogon, Curtis Dedmon and Anne Cofer.

Kelli Forris

and Toro Baker. Bock

Row:

Jackie McMurlrey, Nikki

234 235


102 River Wildlife Club The 102 ture

ond

River Wildlife

Club hinged on the preservation

the furthering of science through research

in

the wilcfj

Among other events, the club took full advantage of the Squaw Creek Notional Wildlife Refuge, helping with Deer Ch

ni

Deer Distance Sampling, Eagle Days, Eastern Massasougua snake Research and mony other general work days

The club also prided

itself

on several events

uge such as the Audubon Society Christmas Society

Workshop

Aside from the

at Bull

Department

the Missouri

members

its

re'

from

tl

Bird Count, the Wildlif

Shoals and research on deer agin

:

of Conservation.

numerous commitments

102 held weekly

of

at the

away

in

and off campu and each year he!

the field

social events

their spring social.

Even with such a busy schedule the club also used

back

to the

Maryville community with

roodside clean-up

for the

its

its

time to giv

monthly Adopt-o-Highwa

Missouri Department of Tronsportation

Advertisi In

January,

Advertising

in

Danny Pumpelly spoke on behalf

spoke about career opportunities

Plottform

of Plottform

Olathe, Kan. Pumpelly, a medio buyer with

the necessity of

in his field

and

on internship on a prospective employee's

resume and subsequently the need

for interns at his

agen-

cy.

The group also planned two yearly to

moke a whirlwind

trips to

Kansas City

agencies seeking

tour of the

interns.

AdClub Career Day focused more on knowledge while the second, the "Off-Broodwoy

The

the

first,

ing

gainTour"

gave

students a

of the

working industry and help them open up the doors

numerous The sional In

also consisted of a

the business

and a

each

firm, to

get an idea

:<

for

sit

down

critique of

lunch with profes-

resumes by them.

staying consistent with the club's goal of educating

students about advertising

day

at

internships.

trips

in

chance glance

life,

Pumpelly's

and

the effects

has

it

reflected a portion of the

visit

speakers the club brought

to

its

in

4.

every-

range of

meetings.

Writer Chris Lee j

y^

Designer Paula Eldred |

M

I

Front Row: Josh Collins.

Kristi

Row

Creason, April Haslag, Patrick Sasser, Michael Wells, Doisy Novoa and

2: Elizobeth Harashe, Mallory Parker, Tara Phipps, Hannah Bower,

Ashley Hartford and Erika Soito.

Baik Row:

Fred Lamer,

Dennis TIems, Pomelo Robison and Jacqule Lamer.

Mark

Lewis, Chong-Jin Kim,'

Speaking to o

room

full

of sludenls inleresleif

9«' "'i™''. ^i""'' conlinuolly gave '"""'P'"!''

*'"

"""

lis

''<"" '''''»'»™

members

*''™f"''"S

in odverllsing,

Donny Pumpell/

opporlunilies lo help '" "''"''«

"""•

"''"'"

relates his Icnowleilge of the job market.

them succeed such os

^ tl"" ^

Alwoys offering an

their visits to several odverlising ogencies

ond

ti\

°

speoliers

t


Amnesty

''GAMMA

International

Front Row:

Kyle Tliorpe,

James Sondag, Jano Gordner and Andrea

Steplianie Noss, Melissa Sides, Natalie More, Jana Molis,

Row

Row: 1,

Krislino

McFee, Duslin Boone, Louis Killebrew, Jessito Loudon ond Jennifer Croskrey,

Nick Dropinski, Ttisho

Von Wig ond Brondy Anderson.

Back Row: Shay

Row

3:

Olivia Barrett,

campaigns and doing what they could

to

their

Amnesty

Euslon, Travis Brownley, Seabrin Stanley,

Adam Watson and Brooke

new

With

and Greek

commu-

drew chalk

on campus

outlines

to

set of

unity. In

bylaws

down

hand,

in

GAMMA

strode forward

in

a

main ideals of personal accountability

its

cooperation with Peer Education, and the Greek

GAMMA

looked

to

grow

stronger with

pation, alcohol

big events included a Write-a-Thon, for people around the world

each

lain

funds behind the Vagino

Iren

and Family Center.

Monologues which

benefitted the Maryville

Kyle Geiger,

Som

Hucke, Jeff Kanger and Jason Greene.

to

re-evaluote

itself

Collegiate

College Republicans

Back Row: Nick

group's

Front Row: Adorn

in

the

of the organization

allowed

Schulte.

Botk Row:

Row

GAM-

Greek community and forge a new

Farm Bureau

ftonsen, jocob Poul Vossenkemper, Nick Minssen ond Arley Lorson.

ond Amondo Bohonnon.

to

partici-

future.

DelSignore, Jored

^

Brandon Loird and Cyros Rowan.

for the

Hard work from each member

MA

hoped

Week

awareness and mental health programming, served as

a solid foundation

wore wrongly imprisoned. They could also be seen giving information month on the latest campaign as students went to lunch, and they were

GAMMA

Those major building blocks, Adopt-a-Cop, Greek

lem.

Row:

Greve.

Four main programs started the core of what

educate on the

build.

illioms,

Roman Minium,

John Strohm, Mark

semester.

an Anti-Death Penalty Campaign. Aside from ban

the organization also

rout

Nicole McMurtry,

International busy.

ne year started with

)lher

2: Andrea Cude,

2: Ryon

chapters on campus, ept

Row

Lauren Wilson, Krista Paul, Jessica Hannemon, Sarah Simmelink,

Baik Row: Ryon Thomas,

Flonogan, Kirk Harris ond Daniel

help out

Garcia.

Rathjen, Brittany Garcia and Ashlee Mejio.

Jim Howe, Jen Vovricek and Nisha Bharti.

rebuilding year to set ionstant

Anna

Row

2: Soro Bornholdt

3: Sarah Jackson, Ashley Voss, Jessico Day, Jessico Christionsen ond Angeline

Kyle Bumsted, Rebecca Doy, Miles Smith, Mitch Riley

and Kyle Cloyton.

The College Republicans membership and organization follow the -'â&#x20AC;˘'-)\

world of the United States and because of the off-year

e organization relaxed

main goal was

ir

.es.

When

to

some as

help

former University

in

well.

the

campaigns

recruiter,

aresentative seat, the organization

ond

the

initial

of

all

Republican

Mike Thompson announced

jumped on board

to help with

bI interest

campus

g, the Farm

Washington, D.C.

in

activities.

to the Missouri

meet-

Bureau focused on helping fellow farmers and educating the

public.

The Farm Bureau worked closely with the county's bureau and the chapter

did what

it

could

to

educate

its

members on

agriculture related legisla-

ture.

bid.

bring speakers to

'

of Mis-

also focused efforts on registering non-registered voters I

Spreading the word on agriculture dictated the Farm Bureau's

elec-

From the national meeting

.ns for the Republican nomination for the Fourth District

I

in

to

educote the public on

rose for the next elections.

and

the issues as

Members

also helped with the

relating to farming,

Ag

and they helped

age farmers produced enough food

Forum, which discussed current topics

with

Food Check Out Day, when

for their family.

aver-


Kind Individuals

Dedicated to Students weeks

Kind Individuals Dedicated lo Stu-

was an

dents,

elementary students

model and mentor helped

This

cation

in

to

be a

each

to

theme

fifth.

were paired

University students

It

was

a

also

way

edu-

projects

and artwork

home

drawing

meeting and a party

and Simon-says.

They

raffle-like

moke

tried to

Front Row:

once throughout

Approximately two

the year.

Meyer and

Shelly

Jill

Susa.

Row

2: Melissa Jenkins,

Amanda Gardner and Jamie

Smiiti.bi

it

so that each child received a door prize

plan for the

to

for prizes.

with

such as musi-

The parties ended with a

Each month KIDS had a general

parties.

to take

games

cal chairs, relay races

the

students

the

parties

with the children to create craft

Maryville community.

upcoming

the

worked

them. They played

University

and serve

fall

Day theme.

During

learning environ-

volunteer

to

The themes included a

entine's

ment outside of school.

students

of

revolve

to

activities

theme, a Halloween theme and a Val-

positive role

for

for

the

all

some type

create

tried to

around.

with

child.

to further the child's

a social end

They

community

grades kindergarten through

in

with the

elementary students.

organization that served

the children of the Maryville

had a party

later they

3: Royjith Kumar Vecogeh, Stroussy Winters, Kelsey Davis, Jennifer

Boik Row: Amy

Hall,

Kcro Montgomery ond Ashley

Ed(il'

Brittany Zegers, Rachel Pinder, Lorrie Corbett, Kaycee Johnson, Cierra Richey Koro Henskpn

Chandler.

Northwest Campus Lions Club

Front Row:

Melissa Boade, Shayio Cooke, Jason Perdue and

Amanda Maness, Jonathan

Back Row: Amy

Front Row: Nancy KaainskI, Leanne Thumian and Cody Johnson. Tracy Worel, Denise Weiss and Nicole Tolbott.

Row

2: Jen Backer.

Row

3: Elizabeth

Stehly,

members as

that

was dedicated

in

From

Row

2: Jessico

Bui

and Kyonne Henk

its

arms

to

any student

intr

there, the older

and show them

for the Lions

The organization attended

Club was by

state, district

earn more about what they could do

members would

the

way

give younger students

of the rodeo.

From core of

th(

livestock,

in events, members could learn as much as they desired. Rodeo Club worked as a support staff at the Ed Phillips Memori Rodeo, handling livestock and working booths. They also participated

competing that

focused on

the community.

The membership

Loar.

Cochran, Travis Klingson, Nathaniel Skipper, Nick Allen, Jason Koch and Chelsea Bouchoi

to

well as the community.

The Lions Club was a national non-profit organization helping people

Jammi Von

Dingfelder, Heather Steinmon, Brondil Turner

Rodeo Team and Rodeo Club opened

tutelage its

Samontho

Bmk Row: Kiel Newman, Kevin Carpenter and Brett Richey.

The Northwest Lions Club was an organization

K

Dias,

to

invitation only.

an Adopt-o-Highwoy roadside clean-up

and

improve

for the

Missouri Department

international functions to

Transportation as well as fund-raisers, social events their

i

and other communi

chapter. service projects.

They volunteered '

at the Martin Luther King

Jr.

rake up leaves for the people of the community.

teered with the animals at the

The hells

Lions

and

it

Nodaway

Club held a potluck dinner

was open

to

and

ricane Katrina

that

in

day and helped

And occasionally

County Humane

interested

2005

in

Society.

in

Oklahoma. Events included

and

money gave

all

of

it

bock

Lions Club,

was

their

thing important to

Kansas

or

bustin

group had the luxury of new

entire

facilities to

with inclu

performance arena.

With

their

new

facilities in

place,

oil

of the

members were able

for their

them as members

work

to

take their passion

community as they could. The only ,

back and do as much

in

bronco

barrel racing, bull riding,

roping.

The

the community. of the club desired to give

sanctioned Intercollegiate Rod(

by Hur-

ing a lighted

Members

in

Association events throughout the Great Plans Region

coming.

to aid those affected

Universi

Race competition.

The Rodeo Team competed

residence

didn't include what individual chapters donated.

Anything the Lions Club did to bring

The Club also organized the Northwest Missouri State

volunBarrel

for the students in the

anyone who was

They pledged nearly $230,000

service

and

love for animals a step further.

of er students with their passion, the

service toward making the community greater. their roots

deeper

By

involving youn

rodeo team and club ore able

into the University's heritage.

to

si


Northwest Sign Language Club as gracelul as a

;>eaiing

moved through

igers

the

the students that joined

-nl (or

ou did not know any

rmed

they

season,

football

the

National Anthem and per-

on the

it

they

sign,

you words and phrases.

the

i

re-

the

Language Club,

vest Sign

Hnnng

But

spoken words was not a

.vilhout

ould leach

ballet, air.

field

e beginning of a

and

the stands at

in

home gome.

Students put together a sign language

orkshop

loryville

eo

for

worked

that

with

children

The children came from the

jes 3-13.

community and the surrounding

an afternoon

of learning sign lan-

joge.

Front Row: louren

Spencer, Danielle

The were taught signs

in

Suorez, Jenny Harrison, Molly Kresho, Elizabeth Stehly and Kaylo Williams.

Currence, Kristen Groy, Rachel Smith, Teelo Longloss, Katie Boker ond Olivia Barrett. Ritter,

Row

Boik Row: Aaron

2: Meredith

McGinn, Chris

Angelito Escher, Peggy Correll, Brittany States and Jessica Hartley.

different cote-

aries including finger-spelling letters, coirs,

emotions, animals, snacks,

and songs.

The children worked with each cotego'

^nly

15 minutes.

â&#x20AC;˘on they

At the

end

of the

performed the songs they

en taught

for their parents,

ng the homecoming parade,

stu-

walked the parade while signing

some had only been

js thot

elore the I''

taught

238 239

parade began.

the spring semester they hosted

nguoge showcase where gned songs Students

students

hod prepared.

that they

in

a

Sign Club were excited

to

e news that Sign Language could 3on be considered a foreign language ;l

the University

because

igned during the '

dents

of

summer

were anxious

a

bill

thai

was

2005.

of

to start the pro-

having Sign Language recognized inor at the University.

Writer Meredith Currence

Signing fhe alpliabet

o/ong wiih sludenh from (dree

lo

Iweire

yean

old,

Jomie S*on works wilh Rebebh Sporeleder on the

letter

'C

I

Designer Paula Eldred

The sign wortshop (ougfcl elemenlory sludenli

in rololing slolions (dol inttiidei

nomes, emolions, onimols, rolms, ond snocks. pkoio by Ckm

lee

I

Northwest Women's Golf The Northwest

m

Women's Golf Team played

three to four tournaments

ng the

fall

each semester

dur-

They played teams from Missouri, Iowa, and The Team hosted

2006

at

their

Mozingo

first

tournament

in

spring

their

Lake.

celebrate the milestone

in

the

growing organi-

During the

cepted many J.

Pol

Ashley Iglehart and Lourie Whittington.

McLaughlin ond Jomie Borcyk.

Back Row:

invitations to

Brionna

an

effort to

season, the team ac-

2005-2006

get their

name

a

lot

out,

of tournaments

and

Golf experienced a few growing to

finonce the team

was

in

increase the

for

them

green

the

scarce,

who

to play; the funds generally

go

dofor

fees at the tournaments.

Despite the kinks of coming

Women's

Golf

into

its

Team worked hard

chances and took advantage nity

zation's history.

Row:

nated

conjunction with their tournament, they held

an appreciation barbecue before the tournament to

Women's poins. Money

but the team received funds from people

sometimes Nebraska and Kansas.

In

As with any aspiring and growing organization.

west.

of

from University students.

spring trimesters oround the Mid-

and

drew from both area schools and

attention they

own,

for their

of every opportu-

given to them. In

honing

less hours

their

game,

the golfers spent count-

working towards

their

goal,

becoming

a recognizable name, and achieving success.


Sioma Society pose was

to serve the University

Members for

Diabetes

participated

to raise

In

annuo! dance-o-thc

port

Ministry Center

in

in

for

Life,

Heai

and BRUSH.

November, members joined

they brought

for the diseosi

Relay

in

forces to provide Thank

They also aided

giving dinners to the Ministry Center.

those

campus.

the

first

money and awareness

Sigma Society also played a start baby-sitting

and

the

in

in

magic

putting together

food items

to

tf

baskets, whet

load up laundry baskets

ft

need.

During Homecoming, Sigma Society won Independe Homecoming supremacy and overall best parade. The 33rd Annual Bridal Show was held March I2t| Members modeled everything from tuxedos to gowns I

Fronl Row: Stephanie

Malter, Nichole Switzer, Jennifer Schultes, Melanie McLain, Angelo Talarico, Erin McCullough, Allison Kahre, Ashley

Kempf, Mallory Parker, Katie Erickson and Dano Martin.

Row

Kelly

McQueen.

Bock Row: Donna

Amonda Umscheid, Monica

Sharp, Michelle Zey, Ashley Groff,

Meyer, Chelsea Sogord, Joni Jackson,

girl

2: Elizobeth Kloewer, Jenny Lee, Oakley Burson, Michaela Jordan, Megan

Sheeley, Nikkie Hamilton, Emily Paulsen, Jennifer Major, Danielle Michaelis, Ashley Hartford, Rachel Ludwig, Kelly Knudson,

ond

flower

Megon

Megan

met my best friends

"I've

Sandy Shields

Erin

Kloewer, Ashley Littlejohn, Rachel Houdek, Erin Jewell,

dresses.

McCullough

said.

"It's

my community and lead

Hamilton, Becky Graeve ond Abby Freemon.

in

given

others to

Sigma

me

Society," Preside

the opportunity to he

do

the same."

Student Ambassadors

Front Row: Kim

Ameo

Pfeilfer,

Doniel Watkins, Nate Lane and Soroh Meyer.

Ashley

Scott,

Stephenson,

Brooke Boynton, Jocqueline Conn, Erin Roberson, Kelsey

Adam

After applying to

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was

tfie

policy,

provided student representation

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link

to Faculty

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was an organization

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concert. Student Senate JO

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and hone

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on helped raise funds er registration

their

knowledge

the

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role

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common

interest in theatre.

University

shared a

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The group met once a week and

was open

to

any aspect

of the theatre.

One Players

anyone

interested

in

major focus of University

was

to raise

funds to provide

financial support for the

Lob Series

shows. selling T-shirts with the North-

west theater logo and other money

making opportunities, the group was to

put together the entire se-

ries.

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stu-

dents an opportunity to propose a

play idea, perform â&#x20AC;˘

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the dancers.

and

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Performing Arts

Each semester, mem-

the light design

show

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in

it,

develop the

design concepts and even direct lob series shows.

USITT organized technical theater

show members and non-members how equipment and design concepts.

to

of technical

able

the theatrical work-

performances.

tional opportunities to all students,

workshops

in their

By

in

To raise funds so the organization could continue providing educa-

Legislative reception

an active

the stage of

and beamed on

bers provided the technical aspects

e Government.

Arnold.

Theatre Technology student chapter

of the technical side of theater.

As performers danced across

They hosted a campus-wide blood

raised funds with a Hurricane Kotrina

banquet and the Tower Service awards.

-

for

place and supported the advancement of technology.

service activities through-out

To reach out to constituents, student concern forums were held.

-.

Institute

for technical theater students.

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University.

entertained students

2: Kotherine

ater,

student

campus-wide elections and allocated money

Student Senote ployed on active port

community and the

Row

Brown and Nick DelSignore.

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between students

processed the formation of

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represenfolive governing

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to

use various types

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photo by Meredith Currence

*\


from

left:

Bid

Doy

members await

brings anticipation as Sigma Kappa

their

Missouri State Mules, Bearcat fans block their view while chanting 'Boring.'

new members and the

return of their

A few students shed tears while Susan

During Introductions for the Central

Baier speaks about her son at Benefit for Baier. photos

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by ÂŁnc Shofer and Trevor Hayes

Different

but

Gamma Chis.

backgrounds

apart from one another,

set ua

we came together to be c^ort of the University family. Some of us devoted ouriime to ease the hardship of

those affected by natural J^sosters. Talents were revealed

as one student's musicajMsplrations were discovered and d to University recognition financial support

One embrace their

fe^reast cancer.

student catered

accepting

his

and

to

disabilities

needs of a

the

and encouraging

professor,

students to

the challenge. Other students faced disabilities of

own, but remained standing when

life's

circumstances

knocked them down.

We

explored our passions and worked

the career positions

we

We

sought.

to

achieve

stepped out of our

boundaries and took adventures, finding ourselves along the way.

Some

of us

blended

into the

background, but kept the

University running smoothly.

Differentfaces represented a that

number of accomplishments

brought our University together and

made

us

one and

only one.

ambition

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dedication

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Roup

ory The

lines

of communication con run very

Roup

said.

Even with the communication challenges posed to thin,

but remained strong for one professor

and

his

For

graduate

Cory Roup, communicating proved challenging

deaf and legally

As

Riley's

psychology professor Lorry

blind

grad

Roup

assistant,

communication and he would often large

font.

Roup also developed

with

on

improvised

messages

out

print

was

in

signals for "yes" or "no" to

the natural choice for Riley's

had classes grad to

Riley from previous experience,

with him,"

assistant

work

G.A.

that applied,

Roup

with him

I

in fall

was

said. "Since in

the past,

I

I

had seen

he

that his

knew what had

be done."

"After the

As

Riley's

G.A., Roup helped set up his e-mails.

Because

his lecture

class involves multiple-choice tests with only

his

classes that wrote essays.

Throughout

rooms

of Riley's vision, most of

his

a handful of

learned to count the number of steps he would encounter

around

his

While

classes in

class,

in

Colden

moke

Roup helped monitor

students

Computer Science

Shaun Carpenter Business

Rakesh Kodovoliy

Computer Science

Amy

Miller

Business Ailministration

and acted

more

Roup

his classes,"

to better assist his

to the lecture hall to

said.

"He

and

writing

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pretty

along

alright,"

and know what

said.

teaching

abilities, Riley

went

get acquainted before students arrived.

much has

on

the board."

in

about 20

put

such classes

to

like

his lectures,"

memorized so he

it

25

week

hours a

Learning

Roup

starts talking

assisting

and Motivation and

Psychology of Language Development. Roup also took night classes to

work on

his

master's degree

in

guidance

and counseling. approached "I

the job with

love helping Dr. Riley

Teaching

is

responsibility,

he

an open mind.

"Without an assistant

do what he it

loves doing,"

would be very

something he enjoys so

something he

Riley.

sure that they're able to follow

Sondhila Basi Reddy

or two, they start feeling

week

expect from

to

said.

Hall.

as a medium between the student and "I

first

Although Roup held a great amount of

years of teaching experience, Riley

his

many

humor

find his lectures interesting

Riley

and checking

a

of ease,

into

"Before classes he usually practices

one

more

feel

comfortable and

2005.

the only

the class with

left

often incorporate a sense of

Roup said

knew

"Out of the ones

would

Riley

students

To make students

of his lectures.

Riley.

ease communicotion. Since Roup

Roup said many

students.

positive impression.

assistant.

Roup

difficult for

I'm helping

him

him

do

loves."

Writer Brent Burklund j

Designer Ashlee Mejia j


As

Larry

Riley's

graduate

Cory Roup spent 20 to 25 hours a week helping the legally deaf and blind professor. Roup's work with Riley's classes and students gave him a taste of his goal, assistant,

to teach psychology, photo

by

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Erwin

oily A

beamed down

stork yellow light

something

I

enjoy doing so much.

such an omozing

It's

opportunity."

onto a blond-hoired, blue-eyed

woman.

Holding her

to

she tried

guitar,

keep

audience from seeing her shaky

the

in

for nearly

"The

in

who had

Molly Erwin,

familiar for

Kansas

the

City,

you're

up there you're always

nervous, but then you get so comfortable with said. "After like lot

some faces and even know who a

had people ask

my

into

a

o minute or two,

of the

don't

I

lot

for

they lot

it's

all

of

fine.

it,"

Now

know who

them are.

I

I've

I

Erwin

off

one

night at

Kansas

a performance two record producers approached

"They told if

I

me

they liked

Oven Records.' my performance and

wouldn't mind recording a few row songs

Year's Eve, the producers contacted her

and offered her a

in

think like

my

like to

I

contract.

finish

paid

friends,

recording her debut album by

preparation for a summer

"I'm getting

guitar

to play,"

Erwin said.

felt

her

"It's

fun

and

I

hove

to

first

have

grade and

her journal.

were

lyrics

When

want them

I

like

to

it,

it

judge

won't it

don't

know

was

to

if

they'll like

complete 12 songs

and "A

Drink to Time." friend for

bock don't

I

wrote "A Drink

Kansas

City,

to

I

them."

She hod already recorded two:

Chicago

people,"

just fall

because

album.

A

I've written,

many

are that good. They're personal and

lyrics

them but

not strong.

songs

collaborate with so

"You'll

for

her

Know"

Time" after he

leaving behind

good

left

friends.

hoped people did not get the wrong when they heard her songs, but that they

Erwin said she impression

"A

inspire

of

lot

them or they could

my songs

tells

a

are

story, but

my life," she meaning into my songs."

anything

in

just it

relate.

improvised.

It

makes

doesn't really relate

said. "I'm trying to put

Wrtierjjessica Hartley

tour.

in

lyrics in

people don't

"If

don't

I

sense and

Along with studying and hanging out with Erwin worked to

May

on me.

would

that night," Erwin said.

On New

why

that's

Erwin's goal

'Cup and Saucer.'

with music,

on," Erwin said.

playing

because she

already

her from the independent label, 'Beat

asked

back

"I'm really afraid of playing the

Erwin said.

because you con watch other people shore

Her perseverance paid

After

friends

am, but

their talents."

City's

fall

started

so

my autograph and they slip money some amazing musicians. It's

in

to finish

writing songs, she said she preferred to join forces with

see a

cose. There are

of fun

Erwin

to

eventually started penning

time

first

anywhere

don't get

I

something

Mo. area

two years.

transferred to

work towards a degree

to

fall

year of school before she even thought about

lost

"If

scene was

This

and

Chillicothe

in

pursuing a serious singing career.

her voice. played at open mic nights

the

in

elementary education. Erwin said she planned her

fingers or hearing the nervousness

grew up

Erwin

the University

to

more

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Craig Warner displays his artistic talent in a variety of forms. Diagnosed with A.D.D., instead of dwelling on the disorder,

embraced

Warner

it.

Warner

Reaching out to others helped

see that something negative could

turn out better, photos

by Meredith Currence

Warner

rais

may hold many back

Disabilities

personal

their

empowered

disability

Warner, discovering

end

Since having A.D.D. creates a said the inability to stay on

Warner

said

when

brain operates

has Attention

right-brain students,

he compared

difficulty to

this

"I

frustrate

Warner

focus on one subject,

one subject presented an a structured, logical

a computer

scientist

agencies

way

because

issue to

some

found

many it

Warner

students.

times,

Warner With

going on

in

hard

students to

pay

they're very logically

Warner

to

keep a

specific

people walking down the hallway or

the hallway

just

as much as

the room,"

student first

to subject

very easily,

Warner

also

said his A.D.D. allowed him a great capacity of brainstorming. "I

class

in

to the issue,

needs

rather well, as

con come up with more ideas than anyone

I

know because my mind

f(j:

over

e

ad

Mo.

City,

at

two

odverti

high-demand, fast-paced

Warner believed

the pressur

c

industry,

Warner landed a job seven years Two years ago, Warner he

for the University.

who appeared to have difficulty concentrating. Hostil Warner talked to the student about A.D.D. A year later for

helping him find a solution

le

taii!

problem. I

have a family of people

years they write you

letters

and

Warner

I'm helping,"

you about

call

said. "Througfie

their latest jobs. That

ib

good."

get

in

the

way

faculty,

Warner

said

A.D.D

his

wil

of his success. to learn to

discipline yourself, then

you

appreciate will

get

it

it

and use

j

it,"

Warner

said,

done."

Writer Brent Burklund is

A.D

lack of

advantage.

his

came bock and thanked Warner

"You have

jump from subject

result from this

and popular pieces

Kansas

in

With the support from students and in

said.

the ability to

Warner worked

his

After leaving the

locker doors slamming distracted Warner's train of thought. "I'm living what's

variety of successful

the graphic design field. This

teaching graphic design

"hiere

This lack of focus often presented challenges for

Many

in

environment suited

said.

subject during lectures.

produce a

has been a positive

media, Warner said

different

years, ranging from paintings to photo illustrations.

student

would

for his art projects

many

perform on-the-spot worked to

students ask diversionary questions, in

to

in

Prior to teaching,

the disability

attention.

focused,"

With knowledge

teaching strengths,

had some disadvantages,

said although A.D.D. left

his alternative

fie

having a male and female side of the brain.

whose

everywhere," Warner said.

allowed him

allov^ed him to leach to both to

his

him.

Disorder (A.D.D.) enabled to find

Warner

achieving

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best.

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series

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weights helped redevel-

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summer on her knee

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months

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the

life

Oates

prior,

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Oates

of Beth

joint

condi-

in

slipping out of place,

her

ting

back

to her

left

knee.

Oates realized

y wos the only option. Oates said was unfortunate because corrective y seldomly results in success. Six months after the surgery, Oates believed

in

morale followed the surgery, Oates looked forward to get-

normal

life,

mainly getting back to her

not letting her injury slow her

"Sometimes "People were

drastically altered.

started experiencing pain

kneecap was

a

to correct

While a drop

One

I

They gave

day, Oates slipped

help her up or

make

and

sure she

mokes me

feel like

why

did

I

even get

problems than anything," Oates said. >r

the

oce

first

few months following

to stabilize the

ifigthen the

took a

"It

Once

of her

lot

of things

the brace left

came

leg while

in

caused me

it

away

I

do."

immovable

large off,

Oates began

Driving

Oates

otes said fit

shopping

in

ot only did

5

major surgery

issue.

She

first

one as

"I

had

some

on much

me

on an

to

try to just

act normal,"

a

icy

Oates

said.

sidewalk and no one offered to

She was surprised

alright.

Due

I

weird looks with the crutches."

total of four foils

on

at the apathetic

the ice during the

of her rigorous physical therapy.

therapy sessions and classes also presented

to her physical

with another issue, as the lack of

handicapped spots on campus also

the school could

do more

ease

to

life

handicapped

for

stu-

hod

to find clothes

changes

Oates, but

for

More

parking spots and handicapped-accessible desks

room were a few During the

fall

of the things

semester,

Oates

felt

Oates said she called

non-handicapped people parking

don't realize

how

difficult

it

is

for

every lecture

in

Northwest could improve upon.

in

six

people

into

Campus

Safe-

handicapped. Oates said people

people.

well.

compensate

to adjust to not getting

3ing anything."

physical

around

Oates believed

ty for

result in

to start eating healthy to

said.

became an

muscle strength.

total lifestyle

hod

clothes

and

a semi-moveable

over the immovable brace, then find clothes that overemphasized

fferences

1

for

floor

surprised her.

dents.

lould

on the dance

state.

because

Oates wore a

surgery,

knee muscles.

weakened muscles

(the surgery)

glares she received from people. semester, she regressed

fell

was

it

covery rate should hove progressed further than her current

way, but

feel like I'm in the

really rude.

life

down.

for not

being able

up and doing

to

activities;

I

work

Through

all

her troubles, the injury put everything

in

perspective

for

Oates.

out,"

didn't feel

"I

now have more

respect for people

who

are handicapped," Oates said.

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Amanda

Fittitner

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& Marketing Management

Soroti Fistier

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Management

Kyle Ford Horticulture Julie Foss

Psychology Kenyerta Gartli Child

& Family

Studies

Molly Gionihino Financial Computing

Gloriona Glover

Psychology

Ozden Golcboga International Business

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252 253

rent Paiikau palms began

is

bled as took

;

in

saw

fie

to

the

sweat and his body runway approach.

a deep breath and held

it

as the plane de-

ed out of the sky and headed toward the er since his

jets

1

could

It

wasn't

until

become a

olways hod posters

Pankau

fving

'

20

or

seemed. He had

maintaining a 3.0

lOve

to

I

pilot training

started flying,

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something

I

here on I

started

can see

becoming a

pilot

wasn't

meet many requirements,

GPA, doing community service He had to balance these related training, school work and his

so Resident Assistant jspite all the

in Phillips

work, Pankau

end when he was able

fighter jet

to

would be amazing

and

He be

to

said his

the "best

the Air Force.

in

his

goal, Pankau said piloting

this

greatly by increasing his focus, help-

life

has affected everything

"It

he said.

cause

it

felt

it

would be worth

it

piloting his full-time

to think that

ng, get out of

bed, and what

hen climb into

a plane

I

do

do

"I

I

wake up is

drive to

that flies twice the

in

the

work

speed

of

better,

and increasing

his self-disci-

and

it

of business

to start his

would love

own

in

life in

o

positive way,"

about people more be-

business and

business

it

insisted that

just

flipping the

right side

"It's like

a

it

if

he found himself

was something he

even though he hod a

had a

certain passion for

fulfill.

amazing about

flying

along

at

plane upside down, and when

up again you've

roller

coaster

Writer Angela Smith I

later,

plenty of options, he

"There's something feet,

his

to do.

flying that business couldn't

said.

my

economics. Pankau said that he had

However, Pankau

you get

in

think

helped him concentrate more on

always been interested able

I

gives you a different aspect on things."

also said

degree and

Hall,

moke

degree

2,000 hot

a

to fly

While working toward

He

a college degree.

with other pilot

Pankau want-

officer in the Air Force.

pline.

years." that

day," Pankau said.

all

ing his personal relationships

career.

JS

of the best"

do

of being a pilot that

his

30

as

was being an

it

I

title

college that he realized that

soon found out it

of

reality.

sy

what

the

hod affected

"And when

more as a

g for inkou

said.

just

St.

wall at his house

his

found out that they had the us,"

ed,

that's

wasn't

in

and planes up on

Mo.

h,

It

dream job would be

airport.

childhood, Brent Ponkau said he always

led of flying. Pankau said he

sound and

lost

300

feet,"

Pankau

ride, multiplied."

Designer jAshlee Mejia


olin

Viau

He sold you con teach o chimp to paint when it's done looks like o chimp painted it

"What's it.

John Viau, the campus painter/maintenance worker said that phrase

was one

of his favorites to

say because he believed

and more people needed

painter,

that

everyone was

left

the place looking "Ultimately,

here all

it's

the

we

mode

color

and

brand new.

don't

total destruction

wont people while

we

for the last three

the tables are

"When

days

moved around

we're gone,

after

that

needed

to

campus except

I

just

common

soid

as soon

be done. He painted

in

nearly every building on

the Residence Halls.

and

the goals of the football

into

and soccer

the letters

to

One were

the

be done ahead

fields

and

and painted anything

that

many

stories that

come

see

it

with Viau's job.

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family

Tamara timenez Chemiilry Kyle Jolinson

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Business

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Management

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Lab Science

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Andrea Kelley

Geography Ashley Kempf

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for five years

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vandalism and the

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and

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after business hours.

see what goes on after hours becous

in

the resident's

part

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life

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and

full

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of the college experie

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in

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it

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to

every office because strives

moke

it

a quolity

see an organization that

toward

make every

said. I'm

and

"

and

it's

that

nice to

Writer Kelsey Garrison

fr

university,

really

mokes en

There are always

everywhere

that quality effort j

Child

less

well as living

walk the walk," Viau

they really

ic

don't get the opportunity to interact with people

really nice to

a whole being the University painter

area

as a painter

core of

hard the faculty strived

effort to

d

ore always interacting

Viau said he has enjoyed working at the University and

how

"It's

commencement

of time.

of the interesting aspects of

one

just

;

intere

every office on campus.

would be

Viau said. "You get to see the

I

needed

o'clock

most

improved. Viau said

he saw many things

mony people

structures.

Bearcat Arena before each

ceremony and touched up

to take better

much occurs outside

applying a protective waterproof coat to Viau also went

nicer that there

interesting to

"It's

not

a

wall," Viau

the

Rose, assistant director of Residential

children,

five

in

definitely

Working on campus as wife.

Viau occasionally found himself outdoors refreshing the look of the flagpoles

ore

at the University

hod

his skills

appeared

a

nobody know we were there." Even though Viau's official title was painter/maintenance worker, he also did some locksmith work and repaired anything couple of weeks

we

We interact with

with students.

on the

job,

someone. Whenever

know we've even been

ore here,

Viau said.

stuff,"

to

fly

this

We

would want

bookcases are pulled out and

end people dodging

new

the walls a bright

any

about

everybody.

He worked into

you're a very big

lot,

interesting

really

part interacting with

instruction than others.

Viau didn't have the typical office job; he snuck

department on campus,

"You hear a

but

issues

that this universi

customer

be a

service

part of

thot.

Designer Ashlee j

Mji


As a jack

of

all

trades, palnter/maintainence

worker John Viau enjoys his job. Viau dabled in everything from locksmithing and painting to welding,

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by

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in John Koffmon finance

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At

station, 26-year-old Mike Miller

his

deik of

swayed him to change dent

affairs.

his

by Trevor

(>lio[os

at the front

sits

experience with residential

Phillips Hall. Miller's

major and pursue a career Haya

life

in stu-

256 257

ike Miller He walked down

the

hallway with

the

In

co-Resident

his

journey

Assistant to

hear loud voices and the sounds of beer

bottles clinking together.

the hallway as the resident

into

answered. Then, the RAs said the dreaded

words, "We're going to have to document you.

Can

I

have your Bearcat

Mike

Miller

come

from the small town of

was come

His original plan

she wouldn't have to the

end

go through "I wanted

of his

first

to

come

alone, but

year. Miller

Nevada

southern Mis-

in

tour the University with

ended up

a

to

apply

for

a Resident

"

December and do something His

teach, which

graduate

to

know

I

hod hoped

and would someday

job as well,

here."

"They don't

I

it

it

if

I

not better.'

Miller liked the residential

other aspects of

it.

life

He became

department so much, he got involved

chair of Phillips

student affairs group,

which helped Residential

and became

Life staff to

active

in

a

progress further

the deportment.

"The department feels

con

I

talk to."

I

home," Miller

said.

"It's

comfortable. The

I

hire

would love

in

to

continue

major

his

to history

in

to

wont

oil

moke

can't

because you

do

live

younger people graduate next

either

v\/anted to do, or

I

Hall Director position to

in life

resume, asked

for Universities with

come bock

work somewhere

it

with

possible job openings.

to

work

said he

so people enjoy

certain things.

was

to

to

then

master's

keep

and

hometown

to

come bock

degree

the residence hall

o

build relationships.

on campus," he

show them

Writer Angela Smith

in his-

accomplish many

said.

on campus because

on campus you con do many |

his

and

hoped

live

living

living

want

I

to his

at the school," Miller said.

else for awhile

He

selec-

for letters of

to the University.

he sow himself getting

hall director.

and

the application

in

his

safe environment for students to to

was

wasn't sure

the steps

always hear students complain about

and you

I

He updated

the position, but his biggest goal

happy and

work

it

be placed somewhere close

love to

and working as a

things

hall director position.

and take a

April

you from the school

to

Miller said later tory

"I

like

work with are really fun and really enjoy my job. Just mostly to know you have people who consider you a friend and co-workers you people

"But

in

Hall Council's fundraising

committee, started the Floor President Committee

in

I

his

enjoy."

for hall directing.

"The biggest reason thought to be on RA was because of how my RA acted my first year," Miller said. "He wasn't ever around, didn't know him, and mode harder to make friends on the floor. thought could do the I

I

something

is

recommendation and searched said he

a

love to

I

I'm old," Miller said. "So,

semester. Miller took

final

process

tion

He

Assistant position.

The education major changed

be a teacher because

me because

than

friend so

staying three years. At

decided he wanted

affairs.

the application process for to

change my major

cord?"

souri.

student

so he could graduate a semester early and not have to wait another year to

The two knocked on the door and the smell of alcohol staggered

decided he wanted

of his senior year. Miller

foil

in

it's

a

fun

it's

"You

boring

place and

things."

Designer Ashlee Mejia |


am Scire Hearing stones of people who had nothing but on

the clothes

backs and only a few personal

their

m

belongings put everything

perspective. Coast

After Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf

University to

in

August,

Sam

give to those

who had

victims of the hurricane," Scire said.

help out.

If

we

like

felt

"I

help out

to

do something

should

come

wasn't for the community, nothing would have

it

Scire,

1,

was some damage

"There

Many back on

On

Brown flew

Relations Specialist Tony

to

which received only a minor blow from Katrina.

La.,

happened

of

full

appliances.

along with University President Dean Hubbard, Maryville

Mayor Mike Thompson and Medio Eunice,

to electrical

to

about,"

By the end of October, the community donated a semi-truck household goods ranging from canned goods

Nov.

felt

nothing.

helped organize on event where people donated items

"I

Scire

needed to take action to fielp the victims. In conjunction with the and his fraternity, Alpha Kappa Lambda, Scire headed up an effort

Maryville

New

in

families

but nothing

Eunice,

in

compared

what

to

Orleans," Scire said.

Eunice took families

in

home

into their

While touring Eunice,

their feet.

to

help get them

the locals' hospitality surprised

Scire.

"The community absorbed a

lot

of the evacuees," Scire said. "Trying to

became o challenge to individuals in the community. There were families frying to do the right thing by taking in families." Scire received a tour by the local high school student body president, help out

who was

also affected by Katrina. Six

moved

with him

in

in

and

weeks

New

his family at his

prior to Scire's

visit,

his

cousin

Orleans home was no longer

livable conditions.

Hearing that Katrina "I

first-hand

caused

and destroyed

with their

had

to

They had

spent

to pick

and

told Scire

evacuees took refuge

in

it

49

was

years

this

in their

house,"

time that actually

up the pieces and move on

the rest of the

Eunice,

refused to leave her only possession she

From witnesses the

was

group a story

one teenage

girl

who had

of

owned: her temporary bed.

turned, her only possession

plight of daily citizens. Scire

would be

how

nothing

She

stolen.

hod a new appreciation

what he had. Although the fundraising

the

who

evacuate before, but

everything.

feared while her bock

for

nothing, the devastation

life."

The mayor of Eunice right after

who hod

in.

heard a story from an older couple

Scire said. "They hit

accounts from people

set

community did the

"When succeed by

something just

trying

effort

right thing like this

gave

Scire a rewarding feeling, he believed

through

their

generous donations.

happens ond you don't know what

and lending a helping hand,"

to

do, you

Scire said.

Maryville to Eunice, Maryville

Writer

|

Brent Burklund

Designer Ashlee Mejio |

La.,

donated items make their way south through the

community and the University pooled

Marsha Jennings

their time,

money and

vision of

Sam

efforts to assist in a

Scire

and otherli

time of need,

photi.'l'


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Samuel

lislia

Far from home, Alisha Samuel finds comfort In a sport she has been doing she was seven-years-old. Samuel, a student from Trinidad, ran track each yeat

international student athlete finds University different but welcoming.

i'i:t

attended the University,

A new snuggly

college

was

student

roommate and was confused

did not have a

because she was new

overcame

Panic

and she began

her

as she ran out

As

into the

Hudson

was no

that there

someone hod

just

pulled the

and

fire

alarm

fire

as a prank. She said

hloll

I

heard on alarm go

it

because

"I

happened

it

was

off

just

it

traumatized

there

some

Samuel a while style

in

to get

used

choice

and

for

the

to

Not only

weather, but to the

food was too

a common addition

cooking

oily.

Her

in

San

adjustment

her

a

new

start,

three

to

environment

was

years

Samuel was focused on one

later,

a rocky

off to

"Running takes a

years

"I've

old

lot

of

been running

and

can't

I

my

since

time," I

Samuel

was seven

remember doing

it

"And since

like

Samuel

13th

in

a time "I

was

it

junior

outdoor nationals placing

was

I

It

preliminaries with

so ready to

be

in

Samuel

run,"

the

first

four-

happen. Something

didn't

just

just off."

outdoor season as

finished her

MIAA 100

meter dash champion.

Samuel enjoyed close

coach

and

my

only

wow, awesome."

not win, at least

Samuel the

a

suffered a major disappointment

felt like

something.

was

for

12.05 seconds.

of

"If

All-

meter

had wanted

I

100 meter dash

the

60

long time since freshman year,"

said.

was

the

in

meter dash.

that

out of After

his office

she

was

her

running

completely to

considering staying

in

discussing her running.

retired

not

what she wanted

relationship with

Samuel was constantly

Scott Lorek.

sure

shoes,

about

do. She said she

and

was

getting her master's

management

degree. With a business

"After

I

bock home

own

graduate,

might wont to

I

major,

restaurant,"

She did not get

Kalie

to

Owens

Art Education Clarissa

Polmer

S family

Studies

Junglioon

?qA

kcountiag

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Pelham

Molecular Biology

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Medical Jechnology

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see her family bock

move

and open up on my

to Trinidad

Samuel

said,

Writer

anything else."

Chilli

her

Samuel was kept her options open.

thing: running.

said.

Samuel year,

Samuel

Juan, Trinidad.

Although

in

an

as

finished

200

third in the

really, really

took

it

pizza toppings included ketchup

mustard,

about her

printed

was something

"It

was cheese

here too. She thought there

on everything, and

island

adjustment.

a change

but

support from them

of

2005 Samuel

dash and

said.

Missouri took

was

were

articles

In

constantly, every

other week."

Moving from a Caribbean

Trinidad, very often,

lot

after returning from

scared me," Samuel said.

by

a

American indoor performer

this

occurred frequently. "Every time

when

night.

down, Alisha

the excitement settled

Samuel realized

in

snow-blanketed

San Juan,

in

received

she

to

know what

She grabbed her passport and money

to do.

home

hometown newspaper.

to the University.

cry OS she realized she did not

that

nestled

bed when afire alarm went off. She

in

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Designer Brent |

Crawford

Chappelow

photo by Meredith Currence

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Elemenlary Education

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& Molecular Biology

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Rebecca Reed Child

& family

Studies

AndrJQ Rentle

Communicalion & Spanish

Amy

Reschke

Business

Tommy

Management

Reynolds

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Broadcasting

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Ritter

Journalism Erin Roberts

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Covered

in

duct tape, Alex

Oliver's Bible has seen

great use. Besides participating

in

missionary work,

Oliver also chose to read the Bible cover to cover. photos by Marsha Jennings

lex Oliver 262 263

The search for salvation motivated Alex Oliver to spread his beliefs to others. Sponsored by Campus Crusades, Oliver raised $2,500 to

spend

summer on

the

the

beeches

of

San Diego

people about

their

views on

He

to

recalled

many

religion.

philosophical questions to Oliver

and

"He was seorching and found

other missionaries.

salvation," Oliver said.

"Him questioning us so much mode him realize how he could have what Jesus, then

we

had.

If

you

tell

someone

to believe in

you should know why you do."

stronger foundation

-

In

in his

own

beliefs

in

to children

and other

as part of

students

their

handed

God.

own life in perspective. was encouraging to

out

and

to

books and

toys

and open when compared

Midwest. Oliver noted the

to the

attraction of Californians to the students.

"People on the beach loved

because

they're

to talk to

college students

more open-minded," Oliver

said.

beach, Oliver helped fund

the

expenses while working a Starbucks cart

at

Science

his

living

SeaWorld.

experience as a missionary strengthened

this

the foundation of his beliefs. After fininishing

Education

major,

Oliver

planned

up

his

Social

to

do

future

missionary work. other individuals

"It

gives you a reason to

Oliver said. "This

see

than church on

said.

create a society Oliver observed to be a more relaxed

Oliver said

missionary work.

Oliver said talking to the homeless

"It

have a

addition to speaking to people about their religious

views, Oliver

put his

to

was more

With such a diverse population, ideas blended together

While on

People questioning religious beliefs led him

that Jesus

Sundays was rewarding," Oliver

them homeless.

of

who posed many deep,

visitor

many

religion.

"Sharing the gospel and seeing them realize that they

can be forgiven and

many

individuals,

one frequent

Thru his missionary work, Oliver helped clear up

misconceptions about

talking to other

Oliver said while spending time on the beach, he spoke

one-on-one

I

compassionate towards them."

with

about 120 college students from across the nation. Oliver

and other students worked as missionaries

when you were there, but knowing they went through their daily plight was hard to see," Oliver said. "Seeing them need, mode me have nothing and me hove everything

how happy

they were

be more

was something

I

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strive for

personal success motivated one

athletic career,

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For Pal Whitt, playing in

and

a

day spent watching previous games shape, he also said many of his weekends and six

in

to

many

prepare "I

hours per

athletes, Whitt received

for the next athletic

little

traveling.

down

hod

season once one ended.

and support from

be bored without being

in

some

competitive

game, he

football

way

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nature.

Whitt

sort of season."

recovered.

compete again,"

ability to

his

his

said the strive to win ran

it

kind of

is

true,"

learned "If

I

how

to

yet."

fueled

almost

his

every

the family.

in

isn't

me

also

family

attending

parents

never went by the saying 'winning

everything,' but

in

a

Whitt said.

With a 100 percent

sports,"

and how he

tested his mental strength

game once fully me back was the

the

in

Whitt said. "Nothing physically has been able to stop

"I

time as he

wouldn't change anything about playing two

said. "I'd

his injuries

could get back

Motivation

some mornings were taken up by games and Unlike

lifting

Whitt said.

"

With about getting

even with both sports with meetings,

gave Whitt a

off the field

love for athletics.

Whitt said

"What brought

full-time job,

practices,

and

new found

positive one. Involved

game.

next

"It's

two sports was a

in life.

and baseball, Whitt spent mony hours a day preparing

football

for the

sacrifices

plagued Whitt. While

injury

recovering from four surgeries, the time

make many

student to

effort put into

balance time with

full

did hove a favorite sport,

both sports, Whitt said he

love for both sports.

would

I

be playing

just

that 'jz

With a strong love

for

competition, Whitt said playing sports

year round gave him a reason "I

have the

drive to win

to fuel his competitive nature.

and

the ability to win

all

year round,"

Not only

did winning motivate Whitt to

show up

to practice,

"Whatyougetoutof itnotonlyosa person,

relationships

it

moke

made."

it

worth

it,"

Whitt said.

but the relationships

Whitt said. "These are

life-long

"I

thought the

do was play one

last thing to

hoped

After his collegiate athletic career, Whitt in

the athletic

competitive nature of the

"Once

He

field.

said he

game and always

use

to

will

his

miss the

having a personal

field to beat.

I'm

away

from

it

for

a

bit,

I

know

I'm

going

to miss

it,"

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Sequined masks and

bright lights describe Venice, Italy during Carnivale for intern Kari Schroder.

Schroder proudly displayed a Mandolin concert advertisement from her. photos by Marsha Jennings

Rome

that she brought back with


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opportunity

internship

/-town

S('lir()(l(4'

an

into

inturer.

Northwest from Bellevue. Neb.,

to

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Schroder said. "The applying, preparation,

ng and going

happened

all

within a month."

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Its in

child

and on

months.

ur

bases

and Germany

to

intern director lived

in

Verona,

Italy,

paid except for food, but they received a doily

$22

Schroder said working on the bose was a unique

d.

were

the families

there

because

vives got sent to Afghanistan.

It

their

was

husbands

were

way." talked

up

in

about one

child

in

particular

who would

the middle of his nap, screoming

and

ise the soldiers

a

really

day

was

the

to 5,

Schroder had the opportunity

after

like

said.

we

got to

Ital^,

wow, everywhere "It's

Kpected to

I

Venice and Milan.

we

look

no! disappointing at

went like

is

all.

to Venice.

a

picture,"

You know how

be disappointed because

the brochures

on the

slept

mode

that

died, which

arrived

streets of

in

it

was

history.

was

really

the middle of a

Vatican City."

and

while

later that night,

came

TV and knew

over the

sitting in

and

her

Italian

man. After he took her on o

decided

it

at

pope was dead.

the

her wish to shore her

fulfilled

a pub, on

She said she looked

city.

While abroad, Schroder celebrated her

was

21

skiing trip

the most fun she

birthday

st

date with on

first

in

the French

had

the entire

time.

Schroder also said adjusting

One

trips to

were

the floor.

just

holes

in

She said her time

end when she got

missed her

was difficult.

"It

was

better

in

to

was on adventure even

in Italy in

until

Venice the night before. She

to rely

on a

pock

time to

incredible,"

way

and

restrooms off-base because they

stuck

and had

train

to the train station

a

to the culture

night she found herself sampling horse pizza

she would ovoid

of

el to destinations like Florence,

cJer

sightseeing,

ore out there fighting, but the families

hard time too."

working from 9

he

and

"We

said.

Italy,

Schroder had

of ruins,

an event

pope

the

was

Schroder said the next day the group did some

the

was hard on them," Schroder said. "Just being mode me appreciate the military families so much

ter

Friday night

crying

mother.

jving

Schroder

so different

the responses from the kids after their parents

le

Rome when

in

incredible,"

Alps, she

ience. ill

was

"I

it

with time.

Along with picturesque views

eerie silence

centers.

and worn

opart and

falling

on them. But she said since

graffiti

the opportunity to experience

expenses, including 12 credit hours,

All

didn't feel

I

resembled a ghetto

Italy

because buildings were

U.S.

beautiful, authentic

that sent college

Italy

in

development and teen

re interns

)

hod

I

to Italy,"

better then the actual place, but

Schroder said many parts of the

in

came

:hroder

always look

like that at oil."

Kan Schroder

girl

turned

Schroder

spend my

river taxi to

two

in

said.

get back

hours. "I

couldn't think

lost night in Italy.

It

was so

exciting."

Schroder planned

to

someday

getting teaching experience "Just

going there taught

in

me

around the next corner," she

to

Italy

after

that

I

hove no idea what's

said.

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return

the U.S.

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ani'en

reached

After o 60-mile walk, she

competitors

with

and a sense

of emotion

(ull

the f'mish line

of

accomplishment. For associate Leacfi, tfie finish

became o

at

accident shattered her in

to help the

bone

1991

in

Cfiampaign-

in

by a car while crossing the

struck

bone

tibia

in fier life.

degree

master's

iier

Leach was

III.,

Kansas City 3-Day Breast Cancer Walk

tfie

and dramatic moment

pivotal

Wfiile working on

Urbana,

and consumer sciences Lauren

professor of family line

in

The

street.

and a metal rod was

her right leg

put

Walking around her apartment then became

heal.

difficult.

A few injury

ago

years

way

a

started walking as

Leach said

lingering,

still

With the

to relieve stress.

became

icing her leg

important to prevent

shin splints.

Developing a love

was

walk. Leach

walking. Leach decided to enter

for

required to raise

$2,100

approaching. Leach was short of the goal, but "I

decided

my

then kick

At the

was

to pray,"

Leach

"God-

hopeful

still

you don't wont me

if

With the walk

she even walked

fast

approaching. Leach

now focused on

25

miles from her parent's

house

it

to eight

She

training.

and

train,

to her sister's

800

Leach began the race June 17 with about

With

this,

faith.

found a 13-mile loop around Maryville that helped her

and mental

do

to

minute, a friend pulled together $1,200. Leach believed

leap of

about seven

fast

a miracle.

for

under me."

feet out from

last

said.

the three-day

in

walk. With the deadline

to

said

house.

Walking

walkers.

hours a day, she said the walk tested her physical

strength.

the support of other walkers

and onlookers. Leach found

the

motivation to keep on going towards the next resting spot.

"People said.

No pain

who

even know

didn't

me were

"Having people you don't know cheer

how much encouragement Leach

matter

finally set

every night "Blister

said. "You'll

cheering

for

in.

To soothe her feet and

and

to prevent blisters

protection

and

wear shoes a

herself

me

Leach

on,"

wonderful."

received from others, the

Leech iced her feet and leg

legs.

shin splints.

control

becomes a

half size larger

part of your

as they

With the hot and humid weather attempting

pushed

you

is

life,"

Leach

will swell."

drag her down. Leach

to

even harder, never once using a sweep van

to transport

her to the next rest stop.

Not only did Leach

find the drive to

but also from other walkers. Leach

keep walking from

within herself,

saw one woman who used arm

crutches to keep walking.

"She walked as much as she could," Leach said

'Wow' when someone

like that is

"You sat there and

said.

walking. She's a

test to

what

we

con do; she's not stopping."

60

Three days and

group of

finishers.

Leach

miles

later,

the finish line awaited.

was overcome by

In

the

the sense of triumph

first

and

accomplishment. "It's

almost

like

a

rite

passage because you

of

you've pushed yourself through

Leach

said.

"I

started crying;

I

all

the pain

was so

elated that

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that

had made

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it."

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little,

seeing them that

was

to

lo

be

the branch

I

wanted

he

to

of the military,

an

in

to join the military.

do.

two years working

Maryland. From there he got

into

a

in

it

always

I

that after

the best." his

career, but

not ruled out the option.

program

wanted

initially

had o more

it

would remain

had

security force

what he

Siers

decided

thought they were

I

hold off on the decision. However, he

Siers spent

show and

air

thought that

initially

Douglas

one branch.

in

always wanted

"I

enemy

for his future.

saw some Marines

I

Siers entered the Marines,

he decided

waiting to defeat the

many branches

in

about them and wanted

professional look," Siers said.

As

war

the front lines of

on

Sitting

to

Camp

at

David

do, which was

in

be

to

in

the battle zone.

He

spent eight

another tour

and a

months on a combat

half

Afghanistan. Siers spent a

in

tour

total of four

Asia

in

and

then he did

years and two months

the

in

Marines. Siers

described

how

he

felt in

a mix of emotions.

the infantry with

"Most people watch movies and see action after action caused that's what the movies focus on," Siers said. "You hove to figure out that a seven-month deployment or so you don't get that

"You

and

go

through a

away

being

stress

much lot

contact."

from your family.

at times too, but

you ore scared

boredom from

of times of

completed

because he wanted more

He chose and

experience

in

between

stuff

going on

do what you were

he

mode

and

of adrenaline, like

not

trained to do."

the decision to get a college

degree

opportunities.

because

went there as

Siers said

first,

his duties,

the University

his girlfriend

At

lulls

You have those moments

being scared can be overshadowed by

having time to be scared. You have to After Siers

the

it

was

close to

his

home

in

Kansas

City,

Mo.,

well.

he was not going

to join

a

fraternity

because he had a

similar

and he

joined

the military.

However,

his

stereotype of

changed when he

fraternities

arrived

the Delta Chi fraternity.

"Going through guys, so

hod

it

its

rush,

was one "That

of the

is

the

was a

similarities,

Looking back on it

it

which

his military

more

lot like is

I

and a

close-knit

made an

impact.

of the military" Siers said. "Everything else supports

the infantry does. There are important jobs other than infantry but infantry

My grandpa

what got was one I

was

of the

in

the infantry

more

in

the

Army

in

World War

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me

with

his fraternity

brothers,

Doug

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Siers takes the next step in his

environment similar the

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wanted

what to

do

and probably

II

exciting jobs," Siers said.

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group of

joined." Siers said.

experience, Siers said he chose the infantry because

exciting jobs that

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2002, Roush had

in

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who were

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said.

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()(lv

appearing physically

Despite

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MySpace.com/

music on

their

savetheempirerock.

different from other students,

he

didn't see himself that way.

Cody 1

contracted spinal meningitis as an

Lilly

8-monlh-old that nearly

blood

killed him.

forced to amputate both

cut off the

It

and doctors were

circulation to his feet

get

his feet to

"We

rid

kind of

"It's

had never known

the

concept

his

stories

When

came

he

faculty

if

most professors

out of "I

He

didn't.

were amozed

at

how

said the

well he got

around. Lilly

down

had one

for

where he was

incident

was a couple

was walking

in

front of

out of The Station

at her boyfriend for not

and

for the 'crippled'

person,

off," Lilly said.

just really

can do Lilly

just

"I

ond

me when the

girl

I

got

don't

me

like that term.

hod other

things

in life

that

He had been grade

playing with

a garage

occupied

his

band. Empire his

best friend

different

it.

my much

it

I'm it

life,"

it

really well. I've

said.

Lilly

different.

think

I

and

I

would much

He

take

I

like

really

it

just

me

me and wonder.

It

from doing anything.

I

about anything."

said he

had dealt

with everything fairly

well. "I

have bigger

and sometimes until

I

I

fish

worry about out

to

forget that

take them off at night,"

something get you never going

to

down

hove any

I

there,

even have them

Lilly

said.

like that

"If

you

let

then you are

fun or get

anywhere."

Iowa. They

Writer Kelsey Garrison

accumulated other members as time progressed.

Designer Ashlee Mejio

since eighth

in

in

276 277

someone ask

rather

questions than look at

con do

been

haven't really

"I

cool with anyone asking questions

doesn't really stop

I

about anything anyone else can."

people

often told

get along with

about

me

He

laugh and joke about

to

about what happened and got a chuckle

known

opening the door that kind of set

time, like playing the guitar in his

Rock.

put

being handicapped by two students.

of

it."

and tended

most of

well.

"There

mod

this

variety

his

to

handicap.

he needed any special

to college,

wondered

accommodations, but he professors

ones.

much

put as

try to

took on a positive attitude with

situation

"

his prosthetic

said.

will

of

no problem with

Lilly

people

enjoy listening Lilly

said he

We

con so a wide range

of

wolking OS a person with "normal legs and had

and

we

OS

into

be pop punk,

to

be hardcore,"

to

a happy medium between the

like

different styles.

the disease, Lilly

ore too hardcore

pop punk

but too

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Shelly

Jona Mohs Italey

Moldenhauer

Jessica

Monohan

Karo Montgomery

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Stephanie Noss

Andreo Novok Daisy Novoa

Randy Oribhabor Elisa

Orr

Ronald Orr

Amanda Palmer Carrie

Payne

Jessica

Peak

Carrissa Phillippe

Tnra Phipps Kevin Poteet

Alex

Raymond

Kristino Reyes

Heidi Ridnour

Erin

Roberson

Amanda Robinson Melanie Rogers Michael Roper Kelsey Rosborough

Kurl

Ruepke

Kari Rule Crystal Russell

Eriko Soito

Vanessa Sanchez

Shuhei Sano

Sarah Santos AngelineSchulte Salvotore Scire

Megan Sheeley

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the intention of only remaining

in

the U.S. for four years, Bayo Oludaja

is

now

crossing cultural barriers as a professor in the

Department

mmunications. Oludaja related to other English as a Second Language students about being far from home. Oludaja kept items from Nigeria

eminder of

his

home

country. This included items such as hand-stitched pillowcases, caricatures depicting traditional Nigerian roles, Nigerian

y and woven baskets, photos by Manha jenmngi

278 279

ayo Oludaja come

The plan to

America

to

became

for four years

Lancaster

25

jriy

years before one professor would return to

his

3 Oludaja, or

Bayo as most

Nigeria ifl

''

1981 to study at

in

and

knew

came

fiim,

Wheaton College

degree

:;ssistant

fiis

at

and

degree

at

Northern

Wheaton

Illinois

in

Oludajo went on

three years,

University

two classes of

ran

'So

in

DeKalb,

I

.

'I

would come

and

called

about

taught there as a

said that

it

I

finally

for the

first

one year turned

he obtained, he

for

places close to Lawrence.

Northwest and decided

offered the position,

made the decision

if it

I

asked

that

was

to apply.

the right place.

two and

them

for

to think

about

yes would come, Oludaja I

"

year and then eventually look into

made

they

were

still

for

another place, but

Oludaja had been

1997

to

1999.

in

America and pursue a

at the University for several years,

He

American

lifestyle for

not always better;

is

said.

I

had

to scale

down by

"It

hod token on a

of the culture

that

when he

a long

time.

when he

better than

returned to Nigeria, his in

change such as

significant

was much

nephew had

When

he

to

the

left.

guide him

visited with

people

as nice as could be and no one had changed. still

as worm," Oludaja

grew up and people

couldn't

said.

"I

remember going

to the

place where

stay

just

still

Oludajo said

the

families, but also their

people of Nigeria took care

members

of the

of not only their

community.

Even though the time he planned

to

in

America was

was

counting on,"

spend and the time he spent

longer than he anticipated, Oludajo hod no regrets staying.

three."

the decision to remain

his

away from visiting with me. Some would come as early as six o'clock to visit with me because they hod to go to the farm later as worm as ever so they wanted to make sure they stopped by. So people are and that is good to see." I

"After

Oludaja

going through the

said.

port of that,

udy from

UK" Oludaja

much

Oludaja said

"People are at

ÂŤr.

After

He

get

Oludaja said once he realized the degrees he had wouldn't allow him to use skills

to the

around because he hadn't been there

He

he was taking

I

own. looked

Maryville, he wasn't too sure

in

to

III.

he had wanted somewhere bigger than Lawrence.

think

aufse that

his

KU he

a newsletter

in

the job offer

when was

d did I

to leave

he noticed an od

Jojo said

got

I

roods had improved and the airport system

he was ready

Once he got

fiome

how

was a lesson just in personal development come bock and was more aware of that." for me, so that was good. During the fall 2005 semester-breok, Oludaja decided he would return to Nigeria for the first time in 24 years.

America and did not

to

Dludoja then went on to the University of Kansas to teach.

iÂŤver,

fiis

in Illinois.

about coming

fiord

America from

to

iigfitly.

smpleting 5

students

said he thougfit long

Ihe decision

also learned again that bigger

the time

Department of Communications, Theotre and Languages Associate Professor

Edinburgh, Scotland.

in

Europe, Oludaja realized

in

granted. "I

ne country.

England and criminology

in

While

he went

to

Europe

studied international relations at the University of

all

"And

I

initial

realized

my needs were

I

shock of

was met.

really I

just

losing everything

abandoned and

became convinced

then

that

I

I

sow how even as

again

hod made

I

the

right decision."

Writer Kelsey Garrison |

Designer Ashlee Mejia |


From the jumbled

stacks of paper on her desk,

associate professor of English and poet Rebecca

Aronson spends ample time in her office. Aronson composed the majority of her poems in her head before putting them on paper, photos by Marsha Jennings


elxH'ca Ai'oiisoii

Her passion led her down a path from which she drew her inspiration. Assistant professor of English all

her

Rebecca Aronson

fias written

poetry

Aronson nnajored in

After

in

English

the

at

University of

v/here she

While abroad, Aronson kept a

Upon

her return to the U.S., Aronson wrote several

poems

based on her observations. She was working at a record label wasn't what she wanted to do. Minneapolis, but she realized

in

"I

me out to a bar one night, bought me Bloody me about how needed to be serious about

Marys and

talked to

I

poetry."

Aronson looked

occepted

to the

at

some graduate programs in poetry and was New Mexico for a master of arts

University of

After graduating

in

1995, Aronson stayed

working as an adjunct

in

poet Joy Harjo's

was

During her

last

two years

Aronson decided earn her master of

"I

to

go back

fine arts

I

Mexico.

wanted

do

of staring into space."

poems she

in

her

was

head and remember

then

ready, she would actually write

Aronson said

it

I

took so long

can see

she couldn't be objective about them

if

I

don't stop myself,

"Of course, not,

it's

I

wish

it

I'll

send

it

not quite done,

it's

had been.

It

it."

for her to revise

takes

if

they

right out to

and

her

poems because

were too new. be published," she

inevitably

it's

rejected,

me a few months

it."

the spring of

2005, Aronson submitted a manuscript

book

contest.

bock to focusing on writing more knew that an MFA program would on

writing. That's such

in

2003

inspiration for her

poems.

January

2006

Roods press

that she

Since Aronson learned of her award, she thinks she

won

the

a

a

manuscript," she said.

can

was ready

to

work on her second book.

start

"For a for

She received notice

in

of her

competition.

that."

and applied

and

to fall out of

work

"I

them

let

the lines, she

I

before

after I've written

love with

teaching position at Northwest. After receiving job at the University,

new

on the couch or

degree, so she chose the University of

Aronson graduated from the program

she found

When

of time just sort

lot

entitled "Creature, Creature" to the Main-Traveled

of years of just focusing to

spend a

of time lying

In

to

really fcodly to get

me a couple

luxury that

New

graduate school at

to

lot

that time to

than anything else," she said.

allow

Mexico, Aronson worked as a

need

down the poem that has been in my head for so long is actually quite quick," she said. "It might take me 10 minutes or half an hour, and then the revision can be years. hove to leave a poem for months and Revision takes a long time.

said.

Seattle

in

wanted

New

professor at the University of

full-time visiting

Washington

in

entire

I

spend a

"I

2001

"If

kind of cobbling things together," Aronson said.

kind of

this

me. That has

to

"The actual process of writing

personal assistant, a technical writer and as a waitress. "I

new

Aronson said she hod been working on her most current manuscript since

Albuquerque, N.M.

instructor at the university,

is

poem.

months

degree.

find that

said.

just sort

would speak them.

kind of got tolked into going to graduate school," Aronson said.

"A friend of mine took

life

"ferment" for several weeks. To help her

the

it

walks or

for

She composed

journal of her observations while

I

Aronson

of thinking,"

going

taught English at a privote school for a year.

because

"Just

writing process looks to readers like she's not doing

order to write,

"In

Greece

said.

anything.

art history. to

its

Aronson

insects,"

new to me and small town way into my poems a lot." is

She said her

Minnesota,

and mass communications and also hod

she graduated, Aronson traveled

overseas.

landscape

worked

life.

As an undergraduate student a minor

"Since moving to Missouri, they seem to be very much about

landscape and

long time

start putting

I've

been

"Now

poems Writer

shuffling

feel like

I

new poems

into

con stop doing

my

that,

old

and

I

new manuscript." Brent Chappelow Designer Ashlee Mejio

in

j

I

a

|

280 281


Beacom

laiidia

Behind the public eye and the spotlight

myself as

a teacher

to help

people get

better business

skills."

of the University President, she sat quietly at

desk

the

phone

taking

and

calls

Dean Hubbard's

Beacom had a

Claudia

secretary

job that consisted of directing

making plans and keeping

track of schedules,

department's

bock

as the

out

Starting

secretory,

get to

Beacom decided

really

go

to

business

in

it

constraint of being

work 40

difficult to

a

full-time

student

hours, so she applied to

the president's part-time secretary. Eventually she

a

filed into

full

Beacom

like

mother,"

o job

Hubbard made

Beacom

said.

"He's o really neat guy. With

you need a

that big,

about you and wont

to

lot

of

people

working with the students

"It's

"We

like

in

lot

all

the colls

the

Board

interesting

She said

for

them.

a business lob school," she

of students that

work

in

ore getting real work experience. So

the

said.

I

co-

also

their

own

served

of Regents.

and

it

was

learned to

I've

and watch

of college students

families."

as

She said

nice to see

the president's

secretary

the

the meetings

o group

for

were

of volunteers

core about the University.

common interest," she said. "They ore all Bearcats who wont to see this place do very well." Outside of work, Beacom said she led a full and happy life. Her husband was campus dining director of the University and she hod a son who attended the University. Overall, she said she to

have her "I

am

really

work

anything that

kind of see

really lucky

a happy person," she

man

have o great son and three

lucky to

felt

life.

married to the most wonderful I

here and they

my

"They are a great group of people with one

was

favorite port

the office.

a learning experience

sort of like

hove a

care

said that although her job could get

and complaints she handled. Her

was

who

see you succeed."

busy and discouraging sometimes with

office

touch with me.

in

age

she

secretary,

her

the job of being kind of like the president's

Beacom

keep

still

enjoy that

them grow up and have

who

time position.

said working with

care about him as a person. "I

appreciate

really

Not only did Beacom serve as

The time

be

to

Beacom said. "I've really had so much fun know a lot of the kids. They graduate and

go on and

management.

made

have learned

"I

geology and geography

school and get her degree

to

there for a short time, she said she learned to

workers," to

other things.

the students kept

appreciate students by working with them.

colls,

among

was rewarding when

it

touch after they graduated. Although the workers

were

keeping track of records. President

She said in

here. I'm lucky at I

in

step-kids.

|

I'm

and

really

home. There's hardly

would change about my

Writer Angela Smith

"I'm

said.

the world

life."

Designer Ashlee Mejia |

Scheduling every minute of President Hubbard's work week keeps Claudia Beacom's occupied As secretary for the Presi.

dent's office,

Beacom

fielded questions regarding

issues, photos by Marsha Jennings

many campus


Tylei Shccley

Megan Simpson Laura Smilh

Nicole Smilh

Courtney Snodgrass

Morgan Sobbe

Jockie Erin

Sonnek

Spegal

Kyle Spiegel

Elizabelh Spino Jodi

Spoonemore

Danay

Stanislaus

Mollory Stonton

Amonda Sleimon Anthony Stiens

Hillory Stirler

Amber Stockton Michelle

Slumph

282 283


Anna Mason comments

"When your

around one

revolves

life

thing like

every individual; one as

to

drug addiction, the other as

why

to

why

to

their

them. The responses she heard from people

two ways you can go: one, you can

jgs, there's

"A

because

you can get up

two,

;;

your

off

DeAnna

feet,"

For )

Mason,

began

where

the

waking up

of

life

at the 16, At the

age

Mason began

of 12,

could get her hands on. Prior to her

reached a breaking

litclion

sole purpose of getting

witin tfie

18'*'

e days of wandering around >lionally

and

physically,

On Monday, Mason her friends ison

and

Mason

in

a daze, Mason

denied her addiction

to herself

Kan.

32 days

went kicking and screaming,"

hod

to

I

ond where she

lived.

Mason

With her

youngest

further

said.

"I

watch me

spent the

liver

Mason faced a

over two weeks. of the

or

if

I

I

in

ready

to

two days coming

fail

and

not having

her

own experience

Not

bum," Mason said. One memorable moment the

"hot seat,"

I

didn't

want

to

in

a group counseling

where everyone was supposed

to

session,

say two

quit

going

to

rehab, she faced the issue

to

school's

her

of

Mason

her addiction to

direction

said.

in

herself

didn't

her

at

Mason began

later.

using drugs as

a

succumb

Working

to

this

preparation

in

job also

make minimum wage

that shitty job

motivated

2005, Mason enrolled

three

days

for

retrospect.

felt

"I

her plans

gave Mason a sense

at

me

to

the rest of

go

of

my

life,"

Osborn High School

saved her

in

a

in

Mason

to school."

to receive her her.

Mason

routine.

after her high school graduation,

classes at the University

she

rehab.

to the opinion's of oil those in

a local grocery store

diploma. Self-concious about what everyone would think of

Only

solution to

life,

wont

"Having

In fall

I

I

and depression

letting

would amount early on

I

to return to high school.

In

learned that

to Pottonsburg,

was my sole goal every day; getting up and getting high," Mason don't know why gave up completely; just did." her return home, her old attitude and old habits eventually

quit caring.

her stress

drugs. I

home

Because Mason

model student and president

as a

resurfaced. Six months

experience of seeing others'

patients, the

returned

get her high school diploma.

gradually adjusted to getting back

life-changing experience.

and more devastating than

'From hearing other people's stories,

ed

"I

After

"I

first

Mason

Career and Community Leaders of America organization, her

"That

in

was near death and didn't die. knew

encouragement.

precedence over school.

caused delusions so severe she forgot her own

vn from her high that

I

The next day,

else.

Rehabilitation Clinic

little

right."

rehabilitation,

drug oddiction shocked the community. For

wouldn't have a chance."

Alter arriving in Atchison,

much

Hope

Mason

do something

something now, then

As one

to

Described

said.

first,

in

their

I

few months before her admission

how

rock bottom.

hit

"

gove

I

thought they might be

Mason worked

parents either

ftctions

of

Pottonsburg, Mo., to

and everyone

bison,

rtfor

After

give up.

just in

Des

to

fix.

family worried about her drug addiction. At

parents admitted her to Valley

ie

home

returned to her

ison's

'I

body

her

felt

down

drove

search of her daily

in

my age,

would conquer

me was too young and was going to relapse Mason said. "A lot of them have been there for a

told

her biggest challenge awaited her.

Family,

Iowa on a Friday afternoon

of I

school

Mason's drug

point.

On Memorial Day weekend 2003, Mason ines,

using any drugs

birthday,

people

while, so After

oson said^

of

lot

they

drug addiction would conquer

Mason began

spring to search for a career.

Mason thanked her parents for making the decision that life. Mason also thanked those people who told her she comments only gave her encouragement.

to nothing; these

was going somewhere

in life

Writer

j

no matter what," Mason

Brent Burklund

said.

Designer Ashlee Mejia j

284 285


Baker

aroii desk

at the cluttered

Sitting

Association

Aaron Baker

night's sleep,

Residence Ha//

the

tussled

hair

his

office,

in

a

from

restless

updated

quickly printed the

constitution.

He

prepared

RHA

for the

paper and

the morning

day reading

started his

after classes

he

meeting where he sat on the executive board as

National Communications Coordinator.

Baker said he related not only

Academy of

his

to

in

residential

life

but the Missouri different

all

walks

because With a double maior and minor, Baker studied pre-professionol zoology of his involvement.

life

and

political

science with biochemistry and Spanish,

Beginning at the University

because

Academy

at

age

"I'm pretty student-oriented

Baker

"I'm

at the

and

do whatever

I

I

con

maintain that

to

said.

Baker was adopted and raised tried to

he graduated and stayed

16,

people and opportunities he had.

of the

quality at Northwest,"

a family with two older

in

maintain certain aspects from

his Filipino culture to

sisters.

keep

Baker

his roots.

Asian on the outside but white on the inside," Baker said. "And you

can quote me on

that."

were targeted

His career plans his.

people

department, Student Senate and those from

Baker

was born

setbacks. However, he

at

Rheumatoid

with

was adopted

helping others from countries

arthritis

into

and

a family

like

suffered minor physical that

could get him the

medical attention he needed.

Baker knew doctor

that

"Because of my

adopted and Through proved

his

I

wont

like

not the case for other children.

He

aspired to be a

post, to

RHA and

I

know

be able

to

there are others out there

who

won't be

help them," he said.

serving as Student Senate's Civic Service Choir, Baker

desire to help by bettering the residence halls, working with the

volunteer office "I

was

United Nations.

for the

to

and United Way.

help people to the best of

Northwest, and

I

wont others

to

my

ability

because

I

really

enjoy

as well."

Writer

|

Megan Heuer

Designer Ashlee Mejio j

zr.


preparation for the No FrilU conference held in early February, Aaron Baker looks over award bids in the Residence Hall Association office. In

Baker spent many hours

in

the

RHA

Communications Coordinator, photos

office fulfilling his position as

by

Mcrednh

National

Oirrcn^c.

Ashley Volmerl

Souphio Vofngsom

Jamie Wall Crystal Wallis

286 287

Adam Watson Michael Wells

Matthew Westhoff Janine Whitt

Kyra Wiggins

Summer Wildhaher Jared Williams

Meredith Wilmes

Amanda

Clifton

Wilson

Wilson

Lauren Wilson Stroussy Winters

Bryon Woodson Sara Yontis

Stephanie York

Matt Young Jessica Zorontonello

Brittany Zegers

Sarah Zimmersehied


anish cartoon ignites Muslim protests Cartoons ore breaking point Deadly after

4

riots

broke out

were offered

across Europe

all

a number of European newspapers

a cartoon

publisfied

The cartoon was Sept. 30,

in

France,

in

and a

originally published

newspapers from

car.

Ahmed Abu-Laban, who originally began

was

Austria,

Germany and Spain on

Italy,

about the cartoons on

Feb.

"This protest

1.

According

were upset

was

figures

of in

Islamic

religion

Muhammad

caused

any other major

or

The Danish newspaper

on

composed

were

cartoons

12 caricatures each drown

by

Muslims.

We

for years.

There

heard Western

hove

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subway bombing

killed in

actions shook London Thursday, July

7 on

subway

three

morning rush hour. Highly synchronized explosives went

aneously most

by

likely

trains

blasts occurred.

off nearly

It

was

extremist

timing devices.

bombs were

th reported that the

who

groups

possibly the result of two Islamic

brou brought central London to a

holt.

police weren't positive about the exact

examining data, electrical equipment and eyewitness statements.

Several

galors said three

bombs went off within 50 seconds of one another. were made during the height of London's rush hour and damaging one was on the Picodilly Line train heading to Russell

location of the

Si thought they could have been bombs. Some

e attacks

themselves or

the tunnel

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reports stated stotec

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did not report a

"Code Amber"

alert until

25 minutes

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after the

j

)cism erupts into riots in France :ite of emergency declared as youth vandalize country and

other acts of violence swept across France

es,

explosions,

jth

angered by police crockdowns.

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erupted France

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in

October

after

were

two teenagers

not chasing the boys

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cars, buses,

the

fall

set

and did

of African descent

escape from

were

police. Officials

not have port

in their

death,

warehouses and a bus depot. The youths

apparently angered by a police crackdown on drug trafficking

in

their

the riots entered the

among much of France's Muslim

The

Most

riots

second week,

it

swept through

100 vehicles and twcndozen buses. The

riots

drew

Paris,

destroying

more

attention to simmering

and

in

to

be a

discrimination.

result of

Many of them complained

racism by France's original immigrants.

the suburbs of Paris

communities where unemployment

and

population.

police harassment.

were deemed

of them settled

was

and formed large

higher

and

residents

African

curfews.

One

authorities to

person died and

deteriorated into France's worst

civil

unrest

in

riots.

declare a state of emergency

many were

injured

the

in

riots.

They

decades.

Writer Angela Smith |

and Arab

complained of racism

Those suburbs were the main location of the

The immense destruction caused

and impose

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of job discrimination

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weapons to combat

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hostile threat from the

funeral.

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uranium-based nuclear

between

the

Korea

North

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developing a

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weapons program,

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Nation's International Atomic Energy

the

in his final

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elected pope.

the U.S. did not

it

could not

abandon

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addition to being the archbishop of Munich,

chief theological advisor for

20

years.

As the pope, he led

toward Pyongyang, North

1.1

billion

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Catholics worldwide.

its

Writer Angela Smith |

"hostile policy"

of

the ndication tho Sistine Chapel chimney to give the indication hod chosen a new pope. The crowd waved and cheered as the if

U.S. sign ll's

if

of the pc;

floated out over Vatican City. In

demand

the

nuclear deterrent force

day

who gathered under the pC; and at least 70 presidents and p"

White smoke rose from the end

Russia.

its

the Vatican area the

pope's funeral before opening the election of a new one.

Cardinal Joseph Rotzinger

cardinals

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dismantle

days. Five kings,

pulled out of

to participate in six-nation talks to

:d

in

The Roman Catholic Church observed a nine-day period

United 19,

the

300,000 people

only a fraction of the millions of people

ministers

mothballed

a

restarted

was

window

escalated

tensions

threw out inspectors from

station,

secret,

It

Designer Brent Chapp^: |

Korea's president. Writer Angela Smith I

Earthquake shakes Asia

Hamas wins election The

first

resulted

years

parliamentary election

a shocking outcome as the

in

was overtaken by o new

The group

that

has been

shocked when the opposing election

Hamas'

considered a

platform

Hamas won 76 dramatic

ruling party of close to

40

group. in

power

political

shift in

was

terrorist

in

Palestine, Fatah,

group,

Hamas, won

was the

group by the U.S. and part

the destruction of Israel.

seats of the 132

member

On October

marking

as the

Palestine's Prime

Fatah-led

Palestinian

Authority Cabinet resigning. |

and

Afghanistan,

was

opproximolel;

An estimated

3 million people

:

homeless and 73,276 hod been reported dead.

The United States Geological Survey measured the earthquake's magnitude at 7. by a 4.6 magnitude aftershock. But the earthquake its sell/

the Richter scale followed

patients

were

in

the rising death pole. Twenty-four survivors died of tetanus

camps were

living in tents,

and

;

infected.

however

the temperature International

Writer Clinton Wiederholt

struck Pakistan, India

near the earthquake's epicenter which

a massive earthquake

miles north-northeast of Pakistan's capital, Islamabad.

Relief

as well

8,

damage was

not the only factor

legislature,

power.

Ahmed Qorei

Pakistan at center of destruction most severe

The election hod quick implications with Minister,

for Palestinians

a landslide victory Jan. 25.

in

Hamas was of

a decade

in

set

up

in

the neighboring area of Gilgit

millions of

homeless attempted

where people had

to survive in

'

the winter months m

dropped as low as 23 degrees. donors pledged over $5.4

the earthquakes, but they

were

still

in

need

billion in

order to help Pakistan recover

r

of additional donations.

University Assistant Health Director Virginia

Murr

clarified the living conditions.

"Long term issues include the public health issues including absence of clean w supply, inadequate food supply,

and

said. "Additionally, diseases from

poor sanitary conditions become

inability to

provide

for

basic

human

needs,"

i

a major concern

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under

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in

the

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questioned the

to try him.

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called the

chances of winning the U.S. "Bush

insisted,

is

the real criminal"

the president of the republic.

appearance, Hussein appeared defiant

his pre-trial

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and executions

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Special Tribunal.

Iraqi

faced allegations involving

^ussein

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trial starts

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and independence

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among

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October, the former dictator and

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Curtis. Pool)

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in

such an extent that a

to

accused

international observers

because

of being illegal

was

it

the result of the

Iraq.

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Iraq's

Some

Iraq.

Hussein also claimed

for

have been trampled

Hussein faced the death penalty

daughter of

staged walk-outs, railed against

itself

United States-led invasion of

co-defendant

tribunal as "the

rights

longer possible

the special Iraqi Court

if

he was cor convicted. The

trial,

sat for only on

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days

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court,

in

the

four

first

months of the case,

by "foreign invaders," demanded repeated adjournments and strike

observers and the defense counsel

rights

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and

chief of intelligence

Human

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included

guilty.

have denounced the American-backed

a hunger

attempt on the former dictator's

after a failed

built

had seven co-defendants

Clark,

his half-brother

Ramadan, former

hurled

potion

in his trial.

Several defendants claimed the American forces that held them tortured

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as completely harmless, countries across seas dealt with the dangers of

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list

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among farmers

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infected birds.

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millions of

1997

H5

humans

Asia

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bird

flu virus.

order to develop a

a

strain

developed

and Europe

helped

other

strain

many were

could mutate

especially

to

those

was on

that

Maryville

loss.

by continuously updating

the

town

campus on precautionary measures.

"There are not exact precautions per se

immune system from

protect their

example, a well-balanced

and

Murr

Murr stated

viruses. For

diet, exercise, rest,

management,"

stress

Director Virginia

of

internet

Disease

Health

Assistant

said.

the importance of students

informing themselves of the disease

by means

especially the Centers for

sites,

Control

Web

site.

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issue, killing

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have doily contact with

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port

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humans.

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poor countries

World Health Organization

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was

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struggled with during the seasons. Thousands of

United

experienced drastic economic

associated with poultry.

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CDC Web site.

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Writer Kari Rule I


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Hurricanes sweep southern states and

Katrina

washed away homes and memories,

disasters

natural

After

Rita test relief efforts

As the south recovered from hurricanes in

On

August

2005

creating additional

Aug. 29 Hurricane Katrina

Florida.

A

couple weeks

parts of Texas

and

People were urged the

12,000

to

The

hit

in

2004, two more

hit

the Gulf

damage.

Alabama and

uisiana, the coasts of Louisiana,

irough, hlurricone Rita swept through,

washing away

evacuate

to

to city shelters,

Houston Astrodome due

including ncluding the Louisiana

fuae at the Louisiana 15,000 people who sought refuge due to the toilets overflowed and the scorching 90

frustrated

the building

had no

air

a portion of

hit,

The national hurricane center said it

was

reported as a Category 5

Even though

most

Rita

in

Rita hit

as a Category 3 hurricane, while

the Gulf of

was a Category

Mexico.

was one

of the

to the center.

also

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hit

hardest and the

reported

most costly hurricanes on record

caused more than $100 that

the

in

billion dollars in

gas prices were also

U.S.,

affected

$2.84 per gallon

As gas prices were on the difficult to

The death

homes.

needed

to

be looked in

at after the disaster.

place since the

and hadn't changed dramatically since

escape

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rise,

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of thousands of

in

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six

months

after the hurricanes

hit

the coast, a

V^

report said that the reasons for the slow response to the afterma

was because

lack of planning, discipline

According

to

response manar

of inexperienced disaster

and leadership

skills.

MSNBC, there were also reports congressional investigc

Emergency Management Agency Director, Mic: Brown handed over his duties to the Coast Guard because of slow resp

and

that the Federal

According

to the

Marietta Times newspaper,

end

of

84 percent

2005, they had spent nearly than enough funds were donated

they told people to give their

money

in

Marietta, Ohio, the-

billion for

to the

to other

hurricane

of the

relief,

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money.

American Red

Cro:

organizations doing

raising.

Kevin

McAdam was

devestation Katrina and

Rita

caused

shocked

how much

to the city of

New

destruction

,i

Orleans.

was in shock from the destruction of everything and a how whole cil' be debilitated," McAdam said. "It was the most devestating thing the U States has seen in terms of natural disasters, at least in my time." "I

reportedly topped 1,300 people, most of

and hundreds

settlement

city's

to the disaster.

Student

nationwide.

Louisiana

infrastructure

More

damage.

significantly

the hurricanes, raising the prices nearly three cents to

more

i

order to restore the community.

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Katrina

CNN

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rates.

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costly.

according

by

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downtown building had extensive damage on its first streets and homes were flooded for nearly six miles inland.

almost every said

of looters

teams were

i

Another thing that received attention after the hurricanes hit was levee system in New Orleans. According to CNN, engineers said thoh

the hurricanes

Several days after Katrina

number

SWAT

Guard troops and

The Bush administration received a

conditioning.

level. Officials

control the large

conditions, rating conditions. to deteriorating

degree temperatures were almost unbearable because

away and

a problem because of the lack of food, water

became

The system hod been

Louisiana.

Superdome and

Superdome were

later,

Looting also

supplies to stay alive. National

to get to safety.

treaded through murky waters

Coast

survivors

people were forced

whom were

from

evacuate

their

to

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Designer Brent Chappf |


privacy under scrutiny

tizens right to attacks

terrorist

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were released from

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News

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reveal Felt's identity

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revealed to Vanit/

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identity

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Brittany

|

source,

chief of

staff,

November,

her editor.

Bill

the military

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to

Lewis later

defend a Libby

never hove their

job

in

free press."

Vice

President

gave her permission

Miller resigned from

Keller,

I

con do

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to testify.

The Times

questioned her involvement

after in

a

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^ News Briefs Right-to-die battle Not able

to

room, she laid

swallow food or in

a vegetative

communicole

to

on

state

Schiovo spent 13 years of her

Terri

respiration

and o feeding

following a heart attack that

The brain

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tube.

damage caused

be

what

in

in

the

as her

off of artificial

living

life

suffered brain

was caused by

her to

with those respiration

artificial

damage

in

1990

potassium deficiency.

Florida courts

deemed a

"persistent vegetative stale."

Her husband, Michael Schiavo, fought

and

to let her die naturally

Terri

Schiavo

was

have the tubes removed

begged

to

keep her

the centerpiece of a noti'^nnl rintiUn-rl;^

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and

nuvmy me

over 13 years omki

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NY Transit Strike New York City came to a transit

stand

days when 34,000

for three

still

wages,

workers protested after contract negotiations over

heath care and pensions

failed.

A Nov.

Commencing around 3 a.m. Dec. 20, oil New York City Transitmaintained subway and bus service operations ceased. The seven million workers who relied on the subway or bus were forced to find alternate

modes

of transportation.

Judge Theodore Jones deemed the Transportation

On

Workers Union

work. Five days

return to

pay a $1

to

Workers Union

Dec. 22, the Transit

later,

and ordered

the strike illegal

NYC

million-per-doy fine.

instructed

Transit

and

the

members

its

S,

2002

file

photo provided by the White House, Feb.

shows Vice President Dick Cheney hun

g

Vice President misses target Cheney shoots hunting partner

to

and he

His finger pulled the trigger

TWU

14,

quail in Gettysburg, S.D. (AP Photo/David Bohrer. White House)

important always to work

"It's

to

mie

entered

watched, almost

slow motion, as the

in

you get information out

sure

ihis'-

like

an agreement.

into

This

was

York City

the

first

major

transit strike

since

1

990

which cost

New

bullet

whizzed past

and slammed

billions of dollars in the

1

1

the

intended target

into his partner.

quickly as possible, but to

moke

-day walkout.

While

Writer Brittany Zegers

Vice

hunting.

Dick

President

where

it

sure that the

also imporlr

it's

first

priority

should be, and that

is

is

focuic

making

se

|

Cheney

accidentally shot

partner

his

Oregon law upheld In

that

January, the

Supreme Court upheld

supported assisted suicide

Justices voted 6-3 to

the

for terminally

back

the

low

that

ill

ground

Oregon

state

law

at least

terminal

the law,

illness,

and one

patients must

be

in

six

months of

be found mentally competent and moke two

oral

written requests to die.

who

assist the

legislation that

would

Congress planed

power

the

to

to punish

consider

of the state to create such

Thp

one

in

filling

allowed other

states to

uphold

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his

is

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and was

traveled

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irregular heartbeat. heartbeat,

to

the

in

the

White House

with the health of

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had occurred.

did not disclose information because they

the public.

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to stay in his

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gave

an interview with

Cheney but

from

caused what doctors called a

heart attack."

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inflammation

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involving while hunti

cited

for

not

havinc

hunting license.

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either touchc

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Press Secretary Scott

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days

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laws .

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limit

described

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and

drugs must be pr

administered by the patient.

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using

has the core

that Mr. Whittington

to the

fall

Cheney was

never be able to get out of

Cheney to say,

They must also have two doctors confirm diagnosis and the lethal prescription of

"The image of him I'll

the final

shot.

a 28-gauge shotgun.

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patients die with the assistance of doctors.

Under

being

after

Whittington

being one of the worst days of

patients.

helped

saw Harry

the

Cheney

face while aiming to shoot a quail. said he

in

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eLay steps down ethics questioned

)litician's

3m Delay was accused ect illegal

two

o( criminally conspiring with

corporate conlribulions

2002

in

House

blican Party gain control of the U.S.

political

associates

helped the

stale elections that

of Representatives

and Texas

House

2002 was

oture.

who served

lelay,

as a Majority Leader

on Sept. 28 by

idicted

Delay

he accusations forced

House

grand

aside according

to step

since

jury.

to

predetermined

rules.

think that

That's

it

a

is

horrible thing

why people do

have the

not

law and

facts, the

he took that

politicians are dirty," Brittany Kerckhoff

and

an

were

inquiry

initially

on my

the truth

by

paid

by

for

how

,

Delay

said,

reading from

a

series of foreign

lobbyists. |

McDonald

said

who criminally may be."

system must punish those

icracy no matter

false.

side,"

the ethics committee into

he Director of Public Justice, Craig luslice

the government."

trust

answer questions.

lament, before declining to

lelay also faced

when

always

the charges as baseless

denounced

lelay

the U.S.

in

the Travis County, Texas,

a news release,

in

conspire to undermine Former House Majority Moje

powerful they

West

he second biggest mining accident since 1968, the

happened on

were 13 miners

Jan. 2. There

gathered

amilies of the victims

Church

(St

missing

heord

after they

down

in

Virginia

involved, 12

called a

their family

amounts

)dy token

40

hours to

had

officials

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members and

to

12 remaining

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friends

tor details search efforts for

two

following a beitiine

coal miners that

(ire

at the

Alma No.

W.Va. Conaway announced

Feb.

1

Mine,

7,

that he would resign as soon as Gov. joe Manchin

named

in Melville,

a replacement, (ap Phow/sob

too long.

and much controversy over going

into the mine, investigators finally re-entered

it

to

on Jan.

be another week before

down

to the

the

deepest port of the

happened and why. was disconnected the first week of January and a special team of workers began to restart water pumps and repair ventilation systems. Apparently there were also repairs needed the year before the explosion took place. In 2004, the U.S. Mine rubble where the explosion the mines

in

and Health

Sago

Administration

found

mine. Forty-six citations

Sago

mine,

I

200

violations

were issued and

who go bock

don't think the mine should

into

be entered

their

injuries

and/or deaths

new

of diggers.

West

Virginia stote lawmakers passed Gov. Manchin's proposals ^ j r £

to track

"I

even 100 percent sure

furious over

To prevent

miners underground better, find taster

responses and provide more oxygen

Bird)

mine.

think

West

Virginia's

for

emergency

trapped miners,

governor did a

good

laws," Groves said. "Hopefully the miners are a

information

proposing

information

comfortable and don't

feel

as

if

they're risking their

life

little

thing

more

every day on the

job."

said.

were

for

end,

were

Student Matt Groves said, "Unless they con guarantee

anyone would give out such important

when

student Richard

omily

and attempts

foot, the

were actually found dead can't believe that

jt

41 hours

families. In the

the safety of the miners, especially those

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worried

those

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misinformed. misinformed

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to

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it

18 of those were considered "serious and substantial."

victims,

church which followed with

ered at the church service that the

between

perished, most of them middle-aged,

investigators could get

had been found. News

of celebration.

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who

against the

Coal

to travel

21.

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be very complex, having

to

exposed

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rescue crews and several levels of administrative

After the 12 deaths

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liver,

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suffered from kidney,

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on Capitol

294 295

proved

many

the miners

,

out the only survivor,

pull

15,

companies before making

1

.

effort

^

later

wos considered a miracle being trapped in the mine for 42 hours. Family bers of McCloy said he hod written a goodbye to them, like many other miners that died had ? in their lost couple hours. McCloy survived, itill

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miscommunication.

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lost their lives.

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procedures

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House Appropriations Committee Feb.

mines cave

fest Virginia

?

Leader, Rep.

retary Michael Chertoff at the

W.«e.|KylieGuie,

what government

officials

Writers jjenny Froncko

and Angela

Smith


America mourns icons die

Civil rights

year brought the deaths of two courageous,

Tlie past

women-Rosa Rosa

and Coretta Scott King. known as the mother of the civil rights movement, was 4, 1913. As Parks grew older, she became involved Porks

Parks,

born on Feb. in

movement and

the voter registration

the

Advancement

boycott

of

black section. Porks

was

arrested

and

bus

for the

she refused to give up her bus seat fined

the

in

$14

four

later.

"Porks

had already given

in to

some segregation by

block section of the bus. Making her white

the National Association for

Colored People. Parks was known

1955, when

in

front of the

days

influential

man was

Protesting

not-right,"

Parks'

life

a

African-Americans boycotted public

days. The boycott

segregated buses were

After a long

the

for

student Keshia Kraft said.

arrest,

transportation for 381 ruling that the

move

sitting in

from that section

of fighting for

ended

1956

in

with a

unconstitutional.

died on Oct.

Porks, 92,

civil rights.

25, of unknown causes.

Another Stronq leader throughout the

civil

battle

rights

was

Coretta Scott King ponders a reporter's question in front of a painting of Iner late husband, civil-ili leader Martin Luther King, jr., in this Jan. 14, 2003 file photo in Atlanta. Coretta Scott King, who tun J I'fe shattered by her husband's assassination into one devoted to enshrining his legacy of human right i

,

Coretta Scott King,

widow

r I

I

1/

of Dr. Martin Luther King,

After her husband's death. King

urged

I

Jr.

equality, (ap Photo/john Bazemore)

politicians to

moke

her nghts, such as the Civil Rights Act

husband's birthday a national holiday. "I

become a

national holiday.

It

shouldn't have even

been questioned,"

Because

Kraft

of King's

and Voting

paralyzed

partially

after a

Rights Act.

and heart

stroke

attack

Au

in

and King

paralysis, her respiratory system failed

body

died Jan, 30.

jgid.

Years Social

was

King

don't think King should have had to push for her husband's birthday to

earlier,

she founded the Martin Luther King,

Change, used

to battle

Jr.

Center

for

"Maybe

Nonviolent

problems such as unemployment, racism, and

of movements throughout hunqer Parks was also o stronq a representative r ^ ^

rights

these two deaths

and appreciation

for

will

increase everyone's appreciation

what these two women did throughout

for

their

r

li

Kraft said.

civil

Writer Jenny

Fro

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Suspected terrorists monitored

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eavesdropping questioned

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New

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December,

i

iush

program

the

after

September

1

phone

suspected

Security

authorized

the

e-maiis

ana

international

ot

colls of

Nationol

the

program

the

monitoring

terrorists inside the

United States.

Opposition

to the

stated that Bush

wiretapping program

exceeded

the confines of

They also said that the eavesdropping illegal

on the grounds

constitution

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warrant In

was

and

that

it

liberties

civil

was

issue.

the slow

pr(

know

phone

they are making a it

seems

like to

col

me we

'

why," Bush said.

Sara

Student

Chamberlain

legality

of wiretapping

amount

of the

intrmgement on

dependei

evidence and the w civil liDerties.

"You should have the same

because

I

if

so

suspicii

you hove a search and

think

wiretapping

is

se

a sec

against

because a

o reasonable suspicion." Writer Brittany

not issued.

defense of the

and

a warrant, the monitoring

United States,

you would

his presidential duties.

was

of gaining

"If

by

terror attack

a possible

of

attacks

terrorist

1.

Supervised

Agency,

had

eavesdropping

warrantless

a

authorized

Times

York

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Bush stated

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Rehnquist dies

Two new Supreme Court Justices were sworn the bench replacing Justice Sandra Day Connor and Chief Justice William Rehnquist.

Chief Justice William Rehnquist died from

much debate and argument by the inocrats, John G. Roberts Jr. was sworn in as

diagnosed failed

17lh chief justice of the United States ofter

he would do the best job he could

said

in

ensure,

to

try

Ill

leagues,

on

with

discharge

of

help of

my

the

can pass on

my

to

to us,

that

s

Columbia

of

Samuel

Alito

was

in

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who

swore

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justice's

to the

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Ross said.

one-of-a-kind,"

many

the direction of the court for but only time will

moderate

the

ceremony

a private

in

tell

years,

and complete

his true

Writer Kyle Martin

1

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I

ot

Supreme Court Jmtiee Samuel

Alito, left, is escorted by Chief Justice John Roberts, right, as they step outside for pho^^^ ^Mowing an investiture ceremony with colleagues on the high court. Both men were selected by President George W.

hod previously

Alito

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U.S. Circuit of

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Philadelphia.

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steps

Writer Angela Smith I

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ieneral Motors calls for job cuts

womon

first

lans call for closing of nine plants General Motors Corp. announced Nov. 21,

)

cut

more than a quarter of

due

North America,

its

that

manufacturing jobs

and

to declining sales

handed

her resignation July

in

The vehicle manufacturer plonned to close

12

2008 and the United Auto Workers

ed the plan "devastating". ,

GM

will

slosh

share

2005,

fell

to

GM

a $4

know what

in

GM's

plants.

the

first

U.S.

10 months

for

â&#x20AC;˘get rid of the

down

as a Supreme Court Justice as soon as

that

sets

that cost

will

happen

to

We

O'Connor was appointed

to wait."

has no plans but are

closing

plants

any of

that

in

available

a

a three

to five

certain sticker

has decreased

market-up structure so dealers can't

much over

by

former

September

on

really don't

our Maryville business,

to eliminate

Reagan

Ronald

President

we

ore

was

25, 1981. Her vacancy in

1

O'Connor's voting its

the

first

on the

yeors.

1

Supreme Court

in

eight

not well

decisions

been

has

moderate

labeled

She has been considered an

conservative. in

several

in

Chevrolet

McCoy said he was

Aveo owner Joshua

happy he purchased

his

cor before

this

believe I'm lucky to have bought

cor before

McCoy said. "If were to go out and buy a cor after GM's breaking news, would really bi

this

happened,"

in

monumental

her tenure.

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mess begon.

my

coses

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in

the majority

rulings

election

the sticker price."

on such 5-4

as the disputed

and

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2000

abortion

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related coses.

I

leery about purchasing

don't

want

to

be ripped

one

of their models

because

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cited that she resigned so she could

I

spend more time with her

family.

off."

Writer Clint Wiederholt |

3rge too

step

a successor was appointed.

important swing vote

of the plant closings are over

each vehicle and

new trucks and SUVs burn on

equipped and running on overcapacity of products

owner David Boyles

"GM

George W.

she would

She indicated

to fuel

business has suffered,"

save the customer money.

GM

"I

pr period," Boyles said.

:e

full-size truck

have

brands,

cles.

Some

President

to

Bush.

the market.

d he has not yet seen an impoct

,

back

letter

1.

one-paragraph

a

wrote

Supreme Court

nine

billion loss.

Dealership

flex fuel to

just

and close

jobs

26.2 percent

resulting in

Maryville

30,000

and powertrain

embly, stamping <'ket

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Boyles said. "Most of our

>embly plants by

relate

Sandra

prices.

rising

care costs.

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all

Day O'Connor,

Court,

resignation

Boyles said closing the plants

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ever serve on the

to

Supreme

O'Connor

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appear

him

legacy."

by the Senate on the

in

added

battle over

ved OS a federal appeals |udge, having been ifirimed

Theatre

Ross, soid Rehnquist

administered the constitutional

oaths,

judicial

i

three

his

Communication,

of

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rg vote on the court. Roberts,

July

condition

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as the replacement

who was

O'Connor,

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continued

time

the 110* justice after

to confirm Alito

in

o public statement soying he would

and Languages Theo

of the high court. The Senate

future direction

coses.

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for the

also sworn onto the

a partisan

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home

children surrounding him.

chief

ming confirmation

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retire.

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of

months and missed oral arguments

weakened, Rehnquist died with

Supreme

Court bench as

.^reme

not

Chief Justice Rehnquist

a judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals

tnct

many

made

children's

Roberts replaced Rehnquist after his death jiember. Prior to the

seriousness

the

following a treatment for a fever, Rehnquist

Roberts said.

"

his office

Shortly after leaving the hospital

charter of self government as strong

as the one

vibrant

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leration

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in

that,

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to

October 2004, and

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at 80-years-old.

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Detroit's extra large party Steelers win Superbowl XL, 21-10 one

Pittsburgh Steelers finally got

The

thumb Feb. 5 when they defeated

the

Seohowks

Seattle

Super Bowl

their

fifth

ring.

26

took the Steelers

It

win

Detroit to

in

for

the

years, but they

XL. came back coach championship for the first NFL was Bill Cowher in his 15th year as the Steelers'

to shine for

and

leader, last

gome

the

first

Super Bowl

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wa.

get ideas for co

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Ward

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to review commercials.

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history

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continued through closing ceremonies held on Feb. 26.

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due

on

to

Despite being

injury.

medal standings

program American Sasha Cohen look

short

skating after falling twice

in

axel

short

in

came away the 5000m.

Bode

with

pair skaters

history by completing a thrown

White Sox win The

was

Miller failed to win a medal. Expected

success, American

his

American

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figure

program competition.

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after the

women's

silver in

the long program.

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to

the

first in

speed

two medals, a gold

in

skater,

the

Apollo Anton Ohno,

500m and

a bronze

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medal since Picobo

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in

won

the

the '98

first

"hurricane"

was an

in

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became

the aeriol competition for

first

Olympic alpine gold

individual

became

gold medal

Student

Phil

for the

Meyer

certain athletes that

the

first

complete a

to

jumping. The "hurricane"

ski

altered version of a stunt preformed

Shoni Davis

person

in

may hove caused them

lot

of

of their

games.

some

point.

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postseason.

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with both teams' postseasons.

they were for real,"

in

in

23 and

Russia 22.

Writer Kelsey Garrison |

first

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cool

to

see

how i

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four

and each game could hove gone either way up," FHile said. "It just happened thai the

matched games."

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in six

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only a four-game series

White Sox come out on

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was that they would hove obtained' Chicago. All of them come in other cities

rooting for the Astros to win, but he thought

teams were

FHile said.

season and they beat the Braves

the team's only wish

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White Sox pulled through

watched a

experience a

gome

was impressed

postseason championships

including the sport at

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their favorite

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was a

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had been

win an

United States.

said he thought there

lo gei uuci^ lu

champions

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in

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the

gomes.

not losing a single

Student Anthony

2002.

African-American

four

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the

Chicago White Sox and

oox woiieo oo years

sweep by winning

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to identify

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said.

because

intensified

with

cancer

testicular

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seven cycling

2005

ride again. his

Armstrong

in

more than

for

don't

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1999,

the

young man

won

anything

the Tour

de France

he had overcome

six times,

the race.

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as the best

fans,

cyclist.

de France 2005 were

became

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no one doubted Armstrong's lead

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retirement.

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cancer

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retired

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of 27, not only

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summer

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2005,

in

special.

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1996. Armstrong's fans believed he would never

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achievements

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Amanda Wilson

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the overall leader

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the win

Armstrong spoke yellow

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to

his

jersey.

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total of 81

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history

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compare Bryant

shots,

was

it

would be hard

it

to

Michael Jordon,

to his favorite player,

be up

safe to soy that Bryant could

to

par

with Jordan's level. "It

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was

over ESPN.

all

Whitsell said.

gome the event

assists

have

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the season,

buzz surrounding

to

commented on Chamberlain's

three-pointers.

average

hove 10

points,

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team, the Los

free-throvv' attempts.

raised Bryant's scoring

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he said on

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1962.

in

points,"

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beat Michael Jordan's record of

points

on a show or going out there and scoring

Bryant with 100 points that

nearly

and

not about going out there

is

putting

points.

when

points

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took on the Toronto Raptors. Only Wilt

was above

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Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant shoots a free throw during the second half of the Lakers' 114-110

a

loss to

was

game Writer Angela Smith

also embarrassing.

from the

I

Hawks in an NBA basketball Los Angeles. Bryant was 4-of-10

the Atlanta

Feb. 15,

in

line. (AP Photo/Mork J.

Terrill)

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Hall of

Fame

were caught up

in

star

a

entangled

star

Wayne

Gretzky and

multimillion-dollar

his

gambling

Ledger.

gambling gamblers

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put

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coach

1

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showed no evidence of show thot he knew about the It

ring. His wife, Janet Jones, was among the who placed more than $ .7 million in wagers. down $500,000 on gomes in a six-week

period, including

$75,000 on

was

the

Gretzky

for the

is

on

place a

Coyotes cooch Wayne Gretzky checks the

lead scoreboard while coaching Feb. 9. Gretzky

assistant

Phoenix Coyotes, along with

he hod no knowledge of any gambling allegations

sr i

a gambling ring, discussing

how

Gretzky's wife

avoid being implicated. iAP Photo/Paul Connors)

until

"The I'm not

reality

going

is,

to

I'm not involved,

be

bet,

be witnesses

involved,"

I

wasn't involved and

Gretzky said

in

for

both of them? Sure there's

more worried about them than

The Star

his

wife did not face criminal

New Jersey

even

if

the

low,

was

it

wager was

to the cose.

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with

not o crime to

a bookie. Only

The three other men, however,

money

gambling and conspirocy football

laundering,

for taking

and basketball gomes from

Winter Olympics

the

hockey

in

Italy.

promoting

big-money bets on

NHL

players.

Gretzky and Jones were both able

director of

Tocchet called him.

ecorded on a wiretap talking to the alleged finan-

I'm

those who profited off of someone else's bet or people who ploced bets for others. They were both expected to

two other men. During a news conference, Gretzky said !nix

concerned

charges. LJnder

were

Super Bowl.

ran by Tocchet, which

I

Both Gretzky and

State wiretaps caught Gretzky discussing gambling

him placing bets, but did

"Am

concern from me. me."

operation run by Gretzky's friend Rick Tocchet.

operations with Tocchet.

betting scandal

in

to attend the

Gretzky was the executive

Team Canada. Canada

lost to

Russia 2-0

in

quarterfinals.

Writer Angela Smith j


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five The

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awards

the top

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molestation ^

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sweep took U2's Grammy

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filed

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that

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and

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best solo

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cabinet

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live in

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rare public

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appearance by

not guilty to the harassmei

2004.

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"King of Pop" returned

home

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ail

Neverland Ranch a

to

free

him,

and

th'

man. ^

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the Santa

in

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million dollar boil.

allegations on Jan 16,

and best R&B album. He also won

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money.

Nov. 20, 2003, Jackson was arrested posted $3

with

song "Gold Digger."

not performed

3.

Jackson also added comments about Doe's mother, Jane, saying

was

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proved

test results

Jackson said

R&B vocal performance. Other winners included rockers Green who won the prestigious record of the year, Kelly Clorkson, and Stevie

Stone. Stone

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and cookies.

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best mole

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to

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for his

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Los Angeles.

best rap song for "Diamonds"

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inappropriately touched the victim, forced

awards.

to 21

home,

to Jackson's

visits

The Neverland Ranch.

who

Legend

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claiming that Jackson had molested the 12

of the year from top

eight nominations.

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trial

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West and John

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against him.

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song of the year

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case and was accused with

top nominees.

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first

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for

after

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allegations

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years

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theatre for the rest of us," Professor Robe

just

is

Dewhirst said. "Sex and violence it

years.

in

sells,

which mokes you

how newsworlh

think

is."

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Writer Angela Smith

Longne

|

Saga completed

'Crash' into best picture Racial

drama

During two days characters collided

in

wins Oscar

Los Angeles,

a group

of racially

and econmically

unexpected ways. The drama and issues

in

these interactions provided the plot for the Oscar-winning

With a cost

Sandra

Bullock,

Star

that included

numerous

many

BMiagllliBM

critics sc

film

celebrities such as

diverse

that result from

Matt

Dillon

and

may hove appealed to the Academy Much debate followed the Academy Awards as to whether "Crash" was was a safer film to win than the controversial "Brokeback chosen because

finishes

The Star Wars universe ended

Episode

III

a 36-year,

world chongin

after

six-film,

space sago.

George

"Crash."

Wars Lucas'

trilogy in the Star

vas drawn

to the

Episode

film.

Wars

III-

Revenge

saga, which began

of the Sith,

in

hit

generated over

completed the secon

with the originol

film.

It

wc

became

dork side of The Force and

The blockbuster

1977

$400

milli

it

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Mountain." Student Horry Hamblin thought the message of "Brokeback"

was more

"To be honest,

because

it's

I

was

opened a

recognize these

issues,"

expecting Brokeback to win, but I'm not that upset

lot

of

doors

Hamblin

for the

gay community

to

speak out and

Writer Brent |

Choppelow

Wars saga's total

DVD

The saga spawned

six

licensed books, comics, spin-off

soles,

to

1

billion

over the past 2

as well as marketing and merchandisir

feature films films,

over $ 5

and on extension

video gomes, television

collection

series,

and

'

toy:

Forbes magazine estimated overoll revenue generated at nearly $2 billion,

said.

the Star

years through cinema and sales.

important than the award.

let

making

it

one

of the most successful film franchises of

all

time.

Writer Angela Smith Designer Ashlee Mejj |

j


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A

September 2005, Oprah Winfrey announced James

Million

lational

was

"Pieces"

and

sex

was added

book

her club

time.

movie released two days after Fourth

club. Winfrey's brought

and enabled

be

to

it

the

the Untied States.

memoir chronicling a

Frey's jail

in

book

to her

book through

for Frey's

non-fiction

_ip selling

uicide,

Pieces,"

Little

acclaim

However,

drug addiction,

of

life

the events written

about were often

The

memoir became

on Jan.

when

controversial

.ibricating ports of the story. iing Live

made

Winfrey

was accused

Frey

a phone

coll to

CNN's

defending Frey's innocence during King and

1 1

However, on Jan. 26 Winfrey come

'iterview.

Blood

for

Larry Frey's

ill

his

He audience 'I

felt

that

true.

that

she thought,

for Frey's

said.

Harry

to Frey,

liar

and apologized

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to

behavior her rights to

in

go

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lompletely used her sympathy to

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26 show,

thejanuory

until

to coll Frey

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first

of the film

covered the

film

fourth

months and two days

and

Potter

year

at

Goblet of

the

Hogwarts School

of

Pettit,

sow

liked the movie, but

said.

"I

the

wish

I

movie the week it

came

it

out.

followed the book better,"

understand that you can't

fit

a book that big into a

two-hour movie though."

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etemy Johnson

July 16, four

opening

The

"The Half-

Potter series,

million

sole.

Student Allison

She proceeded

Horry

sold more than 6.9

Witchcraft and Wizardry.

of the characters.

Winfrey had praised a book

again.

The book was released

Fire.

appeared on Winfrey's show and confessed to her and the world memoir was partly fictitious. Frey said he hod made-up details about

vas completely

Prince,"

before the

to regret the decision.

it

installment of the

fifth

24 hours on

Frey iiot

Rowling did

J.K.

'xaggerated.

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book released

Fifth Potter

Frey's memoir,

make

his

most of the events

in

.vere altered to protect the identities of the

:een removed from Winfrey's book

off

on

for

the previous

people and he

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book famous." the

memoir were

people

in

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true,

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Pettit

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PG-13

list.

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different than

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the next

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five.

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one

was

fantasy violence

to

the

come first

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it

really

out soon," she said.

film

of the series to

be rated

frightening images.

Writer Call Arnold

Writer Cassie Hunter

I

I

Movie provokes moral debate A compassionate tale of the among Christians and

3n uproar

Directed by

who met

in

the

Ang

Lee,

summer

love

and

loss of

two cowboys caused

others across the country.

"Brokebock Mountain" was o story of two men

of

1963 and formed on unorthodox

yet life-long

Dond. Their complications, joys and tragedies provided testament

Dower of of

love.

two men

Many

was a

The

film

to the

star roles

love.

in

Christians

nomosexualily which

Joke Gyllenhoal and Heath Ledger played the

in

the

across

film.

country

the

were

outraged

by

the

Some claimed the film celebrated homosexuality,

sin in the Christian faith.

was banned

in

many

nations.

In

Malaysia, the country's

would not ask for approval to release the film n the Muslim country. The United Arab Emirates, China, along with Healers in Utah and Washington banned the film. The Emirates' Ministry .orgest distributor said

ol

it

Information said "Brokebock Mountain"

would "destroy

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Jake Gyllenhaal,

However, the

the values

Director, Best

and morols of the society."

won four Golden Among the nominations

Within the

Regardless of the controversy, "Brokebock Mountain"

Globe Awards and had eight Oscar nominations. â&#x20AC;˘vere

best picture, best actor

and best

director.

It

was

film

was awards

only three

Academy Awards-Best

Music Score and Best Adapted Screenplay first

two months of release, the

predicted to possibly post

$200

film

grossed over

$60 million.

million total in business.

Writer Angela Smith I


Maryville house explodes Gas

leak

The burned caught

was

a

in

and a

a

car, the

remoins of a sheet

were

debris-cluttered yard

a devastating explosion

of

left

exterior of

tree

two

kills

that

that

all

occurred Jan.

>^-

11

K$M

around 8;45 p.m.

Two people were natural

were

gas

leak.

sitting in

explosion caused by a

killed in the

93, and her son Carroll, 69,

Lois Hall,

the living

room

of their

home when

they

lost

their lives.

Another son, Donald, 49, escaped the explosion,

was

hie

rushed to the local hospital with severe burns and then

transported to the University of Kansas Hospital

Kansas

in

Neighbors discovered Hall crawling out from under

the

debris never losing consciousness.

The

Hall's

Keith

house was located on South AIco

Wood,

Street

Moryville's public safety director, said the

house had a natural gas furnace and hot water heater.

qas earlier also stated that the survivor had smelled gas

day

but foiled to report

Many the

city.

in

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in trie the

A

it.

people heard and

Several people thought that

we hod

Maryville firefighter walks

was

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like

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said.

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,

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felt

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in

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the Springfield-Branson National

in

2004, moving over 700,000 passengers and departures each year.

aircraft arrivals

It

was one of the fastest growing small hubs in the LJnited States and in the top 100 airports in the amount of air cargo shipped annually. The airport had an expanded long-term parking lot and two runways. also had a 250,000 squore foot terminal with ten gates. was owned by the city of Springfield and operated by the administrative board of the city. The airport was a self-supporting It

It

enterprise, Six

and did not receive any

airlines

served

destinations: Atlanta,

Las Vegas,

the

with

service

nonstop

Chicago, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver,

Memphis, Minneapolis, Orlando, and

included 18 foreign

ten

to

St.

Louis.

Detroit, It

also

expands

Writer Angela Smith

its

space,

St,

services to

the

new

1

construction

0,400 square

increase

expanded from beds,

two

and

allowed

It

The

services.

in

feet of

and 6,800 square

feet of renovation.

for

The

hospital

to

12

ambulatory

The most noteworthy component four

also

new

o

500-square-foot

operotinq rooms. Standard features

in

oc-

endoscopy offices,

locker

rt

lo

storage area and a lounge. "St.

Francis has

been

building

renovating our hospital to positic for the future,"

the

of

Hospital President said.

"The

step

in

I

comply

o|

ambulatory surgery area

surgery beds.

the

administrative

Boumgartner

recovery roc

five

department

separate

o

an

three to four operating

to

i

greater efficiency.

operating room expansion. The

project entailed

the navigoli

The devices

surgical equipment.

The hospital completed a $4.2 million

new rooms were

th'

and surrounding area communities.

was

cities. |

|

and Health Services

Francis Hospital

loms,

tax revenue.

airport

new expanded

With

increased

The airport opened

Maryville," student A^

but never get to experif

completes project

Hospital

Airport.

and handling 112,000

in

like this

|

flights Mo.,

happened

Writer Sarah Dulinsky Designer Brent Chappti

St. Francis

to fly into Springfield,

this

out to the victims' family."

happened

that this

like

"You always hear about things

said.

My sympathy goes

them.

tremor."

shock

first

were able

airlines

can't believe something

"I

Chandler

Airport opens the

in

here.

Waller, director of athletic media relations

gymnasium during a Northwest basketball game. "It

on South

experienced

an earthquake.

Chad

past the engulfed remains of a house

mately 8:45 p.m. The intensity of the blast was so great that debris landed

the explosion throughout

felt

our goal

to

is

just

oni

better serve

patients for generations to come.'


alleges renamed undergo a change

vo colleges

Iwo Missouri colleges changed >L

I

their

changed

Previously

name

their

hopes

in

known as a

slate college, Missouri

Western Stale

many years of trying to convince allow the name change in August.

Starling out

junior college, Missouri

as a

o( receiving

more

and

slate funding

to

nature.

iiiversity after

iw to

distinction

in

changed

University

The

the legislature for approval.

status to

its

Missouri

passed

state

Western

Western became o four-year college

1969 and

in

State

-

time a

member

of the State of Missouri's higher education system

Another school, previously

jme change.

In

known as Southwest Missouri

March, Gov. Matt

Blunt

passed a

bill

1977.

in

State University, also went through

changed

that

their

name

University

Missouri

to

e University effective on Aug. 28. Ii

name change for the university. Starting out as each new name reflected the changed nature of the institution.

wos

)5,

the

fifth

and

final

the

Normal School

A

Griffon statue stands on campus at Missouri Western Sute Unrversity. Western received a name upgrade from a college to a untversity in order to reflect their new goals and mission. Missouri State University also

in

Missouri

changed

Writer Angela Smith

its

name from Southwest Missouri State,

photo by Mtrtdith Currencc

I

Rietz hired Maryville gets new city

Senior benefits Missouri gets

new drug

The

Seniors were able to begin getting benefits t(om the

new Medicare

program

after Missouri

Port

D

federal drug

discarded

its

three-

vear-old Senior Prescription Plan.

Under Had

the

to sign

eligible for

new

up

for

Missouri plan, participants

Medicare

Part

in

the Senior Rx plan.

annual premium

and

the

first

It

left

by

and

after

As

Missouri

Medicare picked up

administrator

experience to

was one its

state-run

Port

who

really

Kasson,

of

He

D drug

in

He

needed

it,

city

had

a

new

housing subdivisions

also said the experience went hond-in-hand

would

economic development, both

Rietz said the "very

and

but the

his

the job

welcoming community" he

when he was interviewing easy to move to Maryville.

family visited

mode

it

for

Writer Cali Arnold

Writer! Angela Smith

j

Mizzou cooch

quits

Men's basketball loses Snyder As

the final buzzer rang, he

career ended

with a 10-11

walked

season

off the court in

for the

disappointment os

his

Missouri Tigers.

Coach of the University of Missouri men's basketball team, Quin Snyder, stepped down as head coach in February after saying he had planned to finish a disappointing season. Snyder's resignation was effective immediately. There was controversy over whether Snyder resigned on his own or

if

he was forced

days

to resign

by

the university.

after Snyder's resignation that

it

The

university

hod reached a

announced a couple

settlement with Snyder.

The settlement reached gave Snyder $574,000, $ 84,000 more than what 1

he was

originally

owed. Snyder

compiling a 126-91 record. total

compensation package

left

after

He hod two at Missouri

seven years as

MU's head coach, He

years remaining on a contract.

was worth more

than $1 million a

season.

Associate head coach Melvin Watkins

mer

Missouri basketball coach Quin Snyder wipes his upper lip as he discusses his ughts about his resignation on Feb. 14, in Columbia, Mo. The university will investigate Handling of Snyder's sudden departure. (AP Photo/The Kansas City Star. Shone Keyserf

coach Missouri said Watkins

p"

for the

was expected

remainder of the season.

would only serve as

"acting

.

said he planned to use his

developing

with continuing quality

the cost

,;^,

which

Minn.,

program. State

legislatures said the Missouri Rx plan

help seniors

Michael

his political career,

help Maryville.

of several states that

supplement Medicare

in

population of 5,300.

program.

coverage with

to

step

his next

became the city manager of Maryville. Rietz made the move after acting as

Rietz

would be as many as 160,000 people

eligible for the

for the

pay

worked

Program administrators believed

responsibility.

there

all

The premiums were the participants

$250

did not

between $2,250 and $5,100.

share.

looked

Medicare then paid 75 percent of the $2,000 and 95 percent of $5,100.

co-payments

pay on

cost for the next the cost ofter

percent of

the deductibles

program

Rx

Missouri

50

to

Under Medicare Part D, they hod

drugs.

D and be

both Medicare and Medicaid or

olteady be enrolled

paying

its

manager

plan

A

to step

up and

school released statement

head coach." Writer Angela Smith |

jgj


Ventrio bocks out searches

University

Biosciences

of Sacramento, Calif., Venlria

Based out

possible merger

University to relocate

witfi tfie

sponsor

for its

presented a

Inc.,

headquarters

to

campus

in

November 2004.

One year later,

Dean fHubbard announced

University President

was

informed that Ventrio

had been

fie

looking at an alternate plan instead of relocating to

Northwest.

want

"I

mean

not

said

assure everyone that

to

Northwest

that

this

change

in

our construction plans does

giving up bringing Ventrio to Moryville," hlubbard

is

a news release.

in

Gov. Matt 24, said he

attended the groundbreaking ceremony held on Sept.

who

Blunt,

still

shared the University's vision to continue with the Missouri Center

of Excellence for Plant Biologies. "I

remain committed

having Missouri recognized as the world leader

to

plant biotechnology," Blunt said

would hove produced geneticol modified

Ventrio

have

proteins extracted

their

would

plants that

later

real-life

simulations for students to

future

became

uncertoin

Missouri Economic Finance Board

it

A

month

Hubbard announced a new funding

later

structure

to

coach

behind

Leaving

two

championships and eight

championships,

Division

II

the last 10 years, he prepared for the long

head

football

MIAA

seven

post-season appearances

awaited position

Missouri

as head football

for

labs.

Northwest was forced

Despite the

new

would not be relocating

Shown

Bussey, 21,

his position

and

been dead

it

Missouri Southern State University. Tatum took

departure

something that

since

I've

prepared

and my

Totum served as offensive eight years

and was promoted

family,

line

for

a long

at Austin

time,

and

College

I've

rapid reduction

in

Sherman,

and

I

think

coach and

to assistant

it

is

the

scoring offense

is."

head coach

prior to the

and No. 10 ranked

total offense.

He

recruited

many top

tenc

and Dennis

Sharki

n

much in

Franken Hall, when

ibetic

insulin in the

shock and

body, cousing a

blood and then the brain

the

were extreme hunger

of diabetic shock

hoc

or

cells thirst,

shokiness.

went

I

I

was

Writer Angela Smith I

high school together

said. "I've

when

known him

where we

first

met

in

found out that he hod died,

I

for

almost

six

years and

it

just

real."

described

first.

friend."

He was

a senior computer science major, played on the drum

the

Tower Gaming

bond and was an

Society.

troubleshooter for a large

Sate University during the 1993 season.

to

pretty upset

the Northwest marching

invitees.

Sam Houston

to

and

Before coaching the Bearcats, Totum served as defensive end coach at

announced a new

Shown seems o little rough around the edges, but once you get know him he is a pretty cool guy," said Jonathan Joy. "He took awhile worm up to me but once he did, he was o pretty good and reliable "At

2002

No. 2 ranked

led the Bearcat offense to the nation's

seem

Many

recruiting coordinator for

players such as multiple all-conference players, all-American players

Hula Bowl

and

Andrea Richardson

to

2004, Totum

symptoms

marching bond.

didn't

season. In

the level of sugar

in

"Shawn and

thought

what my perception would be

Texas," Tatum said. "I've waited for right situation for myself

facul

compo'

the

.

was an undergraduate

I

was found by Campi

Diabetic shock resulted from too

and was introduced

blurred vision,

about

later

He had succumt two days when he was found.

for

commented about is

Northwest. fHubbord

much needed

December

in

Autopsy reveals diabetic shock

over coach John Ware's position after Ware's death on Sept. 27. hie

"This

to

hiring of

announced

Writers] Brittany Zegers

of collegiate

coordinator

offensive

football

State

labs or

Summer 2006.

could emerge by

suffered. Early

his

on hold the

to put

funding plan Ventria

he lived alone Dec. 15th.

quarterbacks coach Bart Totum resigned

academic

plan would not include the

in

coach.

Northwest

new

the

Student death

at Southiern

notional

NCAA

developed but

hod been

latum resigns Goes

a what was supposed to be a happ/ day for the University, Ventria Biosciences and Missouri, Gc Matt Blunt spoke to small crowd at the ground43reaking for a new research facility on campus. Monti after the ceremony during Centennial Weekend, Ventria bowed out and the state cuts funds for bi' pharming research at the University, photo fay Trevor Hayes

classrooms that were port of the original Center design. Without the ocaderr;

and genetic engineering.

when state funding was held up by the when concerns were roised by the legislation backed the Center but a new funding involving the deal. The board said structure would hove to be in place before they would move further. The Center's

On

produce foods and pharmaceuticals. The

to

program would also have created hands on, study molecular biology

in

o news release.

in

Bussey wanted

company

after

officer for the to

line for

Fellowship of

get a job as a technology

he graduated. Writer] Kylie Guier


open New cuisines welcomed

?St3Ur3ntS

The owners of Bubba's,

welcomed two new restaurants community offering Mexican food and

laryville 3

County

Id

moved

and

iais

and

to

open

restaurant

bar

full

the restaurant to the

hod

Diana

They also served a happy

through Thursday, had morgarita

place

oll-you-can-eat tacos.

to

0-pound portable smoker they kept

in

come

of

lot

was a good

it

relax.

a friendly atmosphere,"

just

"People can

o

said they look a

work and food and

their

in

"It's

their

come

Pick said.

and have a good

relax

time."

Bubba's cashier Katie May takes orders as the dinner crowd floods in. The Bartiecue restaurant continues to flourish despite being open

Writers Domnick Hadley

behind the restouront. They slow cooked

I

Andrew Glover

for six to eight hours.

meat overnight

extend

future plans to

described Bubba's as "down

Pick

home barbecue." She

imported

witli

ubba's Championship BBQ, boasted

k

City

Maryvill(

to

the hours.

and

burritos

fojitas,

pride

tequila.

Monday

The

public.

a Mexican Restaurant,

as well as a

weekend

every

in

Kitclien building right next to La

ne restaurant brougtit les

Kansas

the

of

Barbecue Society and traveled restaurant

Mexican-style

ilio's

members

were

Pick,

d-winning barbecue.

and Diana

Philip

only four days a weel<. Photo by KcÂŤe WhHe.

Two bars shut down student hang-outs closed

:CV goes

digital Two

600

.landing over

in to transmit quality al

new KXCV tower allowed the anyone who used o new-generation

feel high, the

audio

to

Lucky's Bar

was designed

to

support both

digital

)ced the old tower that only stood Itoneous reception of more than

o

were able and

iscasts

to switch

1

and analog onlennos and

one stream

back and

a stronger signal and improved audio

expanding our

serve the

ability to

ond o new

tax audit,

of

KBIA

KCUR

J,

at the University of Missouri-

to

broadcast solely

in

Lucky's

V

John Yates be-

with Jeff Zeller. Accord-

The Pub would

Also,

able

to

more

live

offer

to

digital to

perform

in

like

offer

many

doily drink

Lucky's Bar and Grill sits dormant and empty on Main Street because of numerous liquor violations. The Maryville Pub also closed its doors for a while after a tax audit, but reopened in

music would be avail-

2006 under new ownership,

customers. Zeller said

Kansas City

been returned

late spring

and

early sum-

mer. to

Michelle Schmitz,

said.

many

people were anxious

the upgrade.

because they

feel

for their

"their

to them.

a more laid-back bar," Schmitz

"A

lot

ing closed

station's listening

photo by Chns Lee

Lovetop, ore on the "It's

According

analog during

of

questionable, the Pub

many bonds, such as

had

to

get

specials.

Columbia.

which served the eastern portion of the

continued

re-opening

features similar to before,

list

at the University of Missouri-

<RNW,

Missouri

due

to not

mid-March.

ing to Zeller,

grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

amission capability:

in

came co-owner

listener."

in

late spring

in

After the re-opening,

It

stations

their liquor license,

renewed.

was

Grill

re-opened

Manager mean we are

Station

new tower was built by Sabre Communications of Sioux City, was installed by Wireless Horizon, a contractor out of St. and 3, was located at Northwest's R.T. Wright University Form, rs. Mo. ^nificont portion of the cost was underwritten through on $85,000 Dniy two other public radio

at

violations

the city put a two-

which caused them

Although the

"he

!ral

last spring,

the air as to why.

liquor

Grill,

their liquor license

experience

be capable

to

stream,"

in

suspension on

Bar and

on Bonnett said. "That and the superior signal ficantly

a

quality.

we're going

that

is

more than one programming

and

The Pub closed

between Bearcat

digital listeners

up

left

but the bar never reopened.

programming,

of

forth

regular programs. The increased height

The most exciting part

week

00 feet tall. The receiver allowed

processor gave both analog and

iding

were

With numerous

receiver.

isteners

Moryville bars closed

residents

of

people

and

really

missed

it

be-

a more comfortable

its

opening gathering spot."

hangout" hasd-

Writer Brent Burklund

Writer Angela Smith

|

I

^eath penalty sought Montgomery trial One week iy

of

before Christmas

Bobbie Jo

Stinnett

kidmore. Mo., laying Stinnett

e 1

hod been

was found

in

her

womb

2004, in

her

the

home

brutally strangled with fetus

hod been

a cut

survived

the

ordeal,

later

ned Victoria Jo by her fother Zeb, was located i/leivern, KS.,

by

authorities.

In

to

January,

kidnapping

by a grand

with a kitchen knife.

baby who

According

on

affidavit,

Montgomery confessed

36-year-old

Lisa

Bobbie Jo

after

to killing

After

resulting

not guilty for

death and was indicted

in

o continuance

for April

for

the

T.

24, 2006.

in

March, U.S. Chief

Maughmer

set the

trial

Death Penalty

later,

while the prosecution

On

trial until

a Notice of

November.

1

to

suppress

1

Maughmer

for the trial until

filed

February 2007,

a motion

filed

on January

January 23, Judge

continuance

filed in

Montgomery's defense

a continuance of the

the continuance

jury.

Magistrate Judge John

dote

Seek

A month Montgomery pled

Todd P Graves

U.S. Attorney Intent to

being arrested.

pool of blood.

and her eight-month-old

The

in

continued

granted a

Oct. 23, 2006.

Writer] Brittany Zegers


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Bloke, M.ichell

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Collen.Anno 230,271

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Dear

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took a few cuts after deadline two and task

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was

simply finding time for

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and from Kansas

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Fourth deadline.

right.

I'm really

We set our In

doing

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are proud of If

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all tfiot

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I

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stick with

of time to

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on having an appendectomy, but you guys Laura told me not to worry, and you guys proved her

how you

pulled together without me.

Widmer and we've made Tower 2006 a

radars to FHurricane

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one-of-a-kind book.

her proud. I

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your work.

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think

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anotfier staffer.

didn't plan

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during

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book when

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little

of stress but also fun. Thanks.

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out of here. -

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