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Holland, Michigan • A student-run nonprofit publication •

S e r v i n g the Hope C o l l e g e C o m m u n i t y f o r 115 years

Gay-Straight Forum denied recognition Once again the Campus Life Board fails to recognize the GSF as a student group

r e c o m m e n d a t i o n to the p r e s i d e n t o n h o w to deal with such r e q u e s t s . A c c o r d i n g to t h e rec-

Courtney Klein

with t h e Task F o r c e o v e r t h e c o m i n g t i m e

CAMPUS BEAT EDITOR

p e r i o d t o e n s u r e that the c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y

o m m e n d a t i o n p r e s e n t e d at t h e C a m p u s L i f e meeting, " T h e recommendation was also m a d e with t h e stipulation that the g r o u p w o r k

T h e Gay-Straight Forum (GSF) has been

w a s c o m i n g t o g e t h e r to c r e a t e a s a f e , e d u c a -

t u r n e d d o w n as a n o f f i c i a l s t u d e n t o r g a n i z a -

tional experience." However, the C a m p u s L i f e Board pre-

tion f o r the s e c o n d y e a r in a row. O n T h u r s d a y , J a n u a r y 10, the C a m p u s L i f e Board voted 6-1 against a r e c o m m e n d a t i o n

f e r r e d not to act until t h e T a s k F o r c e c a m e to

from the Extracurricular Activities C o m m i t -

a d e c i s i o n a b o u t s e x u a l i t y at H o p e . "I s e n s e that t h o s e v o t i n g a g a i n s t t h e rec-

tee ( E C A C ) that the G S F be a p p r o v e d as a n

o m m e n d a t i o n did so in part b e c a u s e t h e y

official student group. In o r d e r f o r a n y g r o u p to b e c o m e an o f f i -

w a n t e d t h e S e x u a l i t y Task F o r c e to c o m p l e t e its w o r k , in t h e h o p e that its c o n t r i b u t i o n

cially r e c o g n i z e d s t u d e n t g r o u p , it h a s t o s u b -

w o u l d a d d r e s s t h e c o n c e r n s v o i c e d by t h e

mit a c o n s t i t u t i o n t o t h e E C A C f o r a p p r o v a l and r e c o m m e n d a t i o n to the C a m p u s L i f e

G a y S t r a i g h t F o r u m , " said Phil M u n o a , associate p r o f e s s o r of religion and C a m p u s L i f e

Board. T h e C a m p u s Life Board must then

B o a r d chair. T h e C a m p u s L i f e B o a r d m e m b e r s a r e not

approve the E C A C ' s recommendation. T h e G S F c o n s t i t u t i o n w a s a p p r o v e d by the

t h e o n l y o n e s w h o a r e h e l p i n g t h e Task F o r c e

E C A C in early D e c e m b e r .

d o their j o b . H o w a r d r e c o g n i z e s that t h e Task

A c c o r d i n g to t h e m i n u t e s o f t h e C a m p u s Life Board's meeting, the E C A C recom-

Force might help Hope. " W e ' v e a l r e a d y m e t with t h e t a s k f o r c e

m e n d e d t h e G S F u n d e r t h e s t i p u l a t i o n that t h e r e c o m m e n d a t i o n be r e v i e w e d a f t e r t h e

o n c e this s e m e s t e r . A n y t i m e t h e task f o r c e w o u l d like to h a v e s t u d e n t s f r o m t h e f o r u m

Task F o r c e on I s s u e s o f S e x u a l i t y m a k e s a

m o r e G S F OH 2

ANCHOR

P H O T O

BY

R O B

O N D R A

Jeff Howard ('02) is interviewed by Channel 8 News on Tuesday about the denial of the Campus Life Board to recognize the GayStraight Forum as a student group on Hope's campus. Howard is the president of the GSF.

Students "penny" doors of Cosmopolitan Hall Retraction of formal charges leaves Hope to deal with students Abbey Stauffer and Leland Toering STAFF REPORTERS

P u b l i c S a f e t y u s e d h i d d e n sur-

A surveillance camera, which w a s p l a c e d in B r u m l e r ' s R D a p a r t ment facing C o s m o Hall's front e n t r a n c e , c a u g h t six s t u d e n t s inv o l v e d in " p e n n y i n g " t h e d o o r repeatedly over a week period, which Mike Lafata, Public Safety S a r g e a n t said c r e a t e d a potentially

they w a n t . " T h e students involved, however, said they feel that the issue is trivial, and that pennying the dormitory d o o r is m e r e l y a c o n v e n i e n c e that p o s e s little o r n o threat. R i c h a r d F r o s t , D e a n of S t u d e n t s , said

that

door

propping

and

p e n n y i n g has been an o n g o i n g p r o b l e m in both C o s m o Hall and

v e i l l a n c e e q u i p m e n t l a t e last s e m e s t e r to identify t h o s e r e s p o n s i b l e

dangerous situation.

for disabling Cosmopolitan Hall's

o t h e r s o v e r t h e past years. A c c o r d -

exterior l o c k s with pennies, accord-

dents living t h e r e , L a f a t a said. " A n y o n e c o u l d walk into t h e d o r m ,

ing to s c h o o l o f f i c i a l s .

walk into a r o o m a n d t a k e a n y t h i n g

more PENNY on 2

" I t ' s not s a f e f o r a n y of t h e stu-

i n g to Frost t h e situation w a s

Temporary solution may help solve parking problem New proposal limits number of permits sold to Hope students ANCHOR

P H O T O

C O U R T E S Y

PUBLIC

RELATIONS

Becca Haynes

Hope's cheerleading team recently competed at the NCAA Division II Cheerleading National Championships in Orlando, Florida. See page 8 for more information.

STAFF REPORTERS

For m a n y students on H o p e ' s c a m p u s , searching for a parking s p a c e is s o m e t h i n g a k i n t o h u n t i n g on an A f r i c a n safari. B u t those long.

A n c h o r ® Hope.Edu (616) 395-7877

Blind Student offers life perspective Spotlight, Page 3.

Carnegie Hall features Hope professor Arts, Page 5.

f r u s t r a t i n g s e a r c h e s m a y s o o n be-

will be p e r m i t s a v a i l a b l e for s o p h o -

c o m e a t h i n g of t h e past.

m o r e , j u n i o r , a n d s e n i o r s t u d e n t s at

Student Congress has recently s u b m i t t e d a n d a p p r o v e d a new pro-

spring registration. At t h e e n d of M a y , t h e n u m b e r

p o s a l c o n c e r n i n g student p a r k i n g .

of p e r m i t s sold will b e s u b t r a c t e d from 850. T h e remaining number

T h e r e a r e 7 6 3 student p a r k i n g spots o n H o p e ' s c a m p u s , yet 1,050 p a r k ing permits have been sold this

will e q u a l the n u m b e r of p a r k i n g

year. T h e new proposal limits the n u m ber of p e r m i t s sold to 9 0 0 . T h e r e

dent applications. A d e s i g n a t e d c o m m i t t e e will

Panic Attacks Infocus, Page 6.

p e r m i t s a v a i l a b l e f o r first y e a r stu-

more PARKING o n 2

Women's Basketball on winning streak Sports, Page 8


C a m p u s Beat

Janiaary 16, 2 0 0 2

V m c h o r

New ministry formed for Greek students James Pierce

vited s p e a k e r . H e n d r i c k s w a s t h e f e a t u r e d

C A M P U S BEAT EDITOR

s p e a k e r at last w e e k ' s G r e e k L i f e m e e t i n g . H e led t h e g r o u p with a m e s s a g e o n relation-

H o p e ' s n e w e s t C h r i s t i a n m i n i s t r y is G r e e k L i f e , a n d a s its n a m e s u g g e s t s , it is a m i n i s try f o r G r e e k s t u d e n t s a n d is s i m i l a r to Y o u n g L i f e . A c c o r d i n g to Paul H e n d r i c k s (*02), the creation of a ministry g r o u p for H o p e ' s G r e e k

s h i p s , b o t h with e a c h o t h e r a n d with C h r i s t . "1 t h o u g h t it w a s r e c e i v e d v e r y w e l l , " said Rachel Peckenpaugh ('04), speaking about last w e e k ' s p r o g r a m .

s t u d e n t s b e g a n early last s e m e s t e r w h e n h e

P e c k e n p a u g h is a m e m b e r of t h e D e l t a Phi

a n d Paul B o e r s m a , s e n i o r c h a p l a i n , d i s c u s s e d

s o r o r i t y a n d is i n v o l v e d with t h e l e a d e r s h i p

t h e need f o r such a g r o u p . " G o d really put this o n m y heart t h i s s u m -

of G r e e k L i f e .

m e r , " H e n d r i c k s said.

G r e e k L i f e is o p e n t o all G r e e k s a n d usually m e e t s e v e r y o t h e r W e d n e s d a y at 9 p . m .

A " l a u n c h t e a m " w a s f o r m e d to m a k e t h e G r e e k L i f e vision a reality, H e n d r i c k s s a i d ,

in t h e M a a s C o n f e r e n c e r o o m . T h e r e is a m e e t i n g next T h u r s d a y , h o w e v e r , that is o p e n

and a f t e r m u c h p r a y e r a n d p l a n n i n g a retreat

t o t h o s e i n v o l v e d in rush this s p r i n g . T h i s m e e t i n g will be held in t h e D e W i t t C e n t e r ' s

to B o e r s m a ' s c a b i n h e l p e d t h e l e a d e r s to finalize plans. W h e n describing the G r e e k Life p r o g r a m .

Herrick Room. Peckenpaugh described

H e n d r i c k s m a k e s c o m p a r i s o n s to Y o u n g Life, an e s t a b l i s h e d a n d p o p u l a r C h r i s t i a n m i n i s -

vival of t h e G r e e k s y s t e m at H o p e . "I t h i n k it's g o i n g to be an a m a z i n g out-

try. G r e e k L i f e will f e a t u r e p r a i s e s i n g i n g , skits, a n d m i x e r a c t i v i t i e s . T h e g r o u p will

r e a c h , " P e c k e n p a u g h said. H e n d r i c k s w a s very p l e a s e d with t h e t u r n -

a l s o r e c e i v e a m e s s a g e at its m e e t i n g s , either

out at last w e e k ' s m e e t i n g , e s t i m a t i n g t h e a t t e n d a n c e at a r o u n d 100 s t u d e n t s .

f r o m a m e m b e r of G r e e k L i f e o r f r o m an in-

G r e e k L i f e as b e i n g n e c e s s a r y f o r the surANCHOR

P H O T O

BY

R O B

O N D R A

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Dave Pridmore ( 04) exercises in the Dow Center's newest addition classroom 201, which was converted into an exercise room over Christmas break. The room contains about $48,000 worth of new equipment, according to Matt Scogin C02), Student Congress president. See "Presidential Update" on page 4.

P A R K I N G from 1 p o s a l will be a s u c c e s s f u l c h a n g e , c o n s i d e r i n g that o t h e r c o l l e g e s h a v e i m p l e m e n t e d

h a v e field p l a c e m e n t s o r j o b s in t h e H o l l a n d -

r e a c t i o n s f r o m the H o p e C o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y .

mits b a s e d u p o n p r e d e t e r m i n e d , n e e d - b a s e d

Zeeland area.

Currently, t h e r e is s o m e hesitation on t h e part

criteria. A m i n i m u m of 5 0 p e r m i t s will b e d e s i g -

As a result, the number of permits issued c o n t i n u e s to e x c e e d the n u m b e r of p a r k i n g

of A d m i s s i o n s , c o n s i d e r i n g that t h e a l l o t m e n t o f first y e a r s t u d e n t s to h a v e c a r s o n c a m p u s

s i m i l a r p o l i c i e s with a p p a r e n t s u c c e s s .

is an a t t r a c t i v e selling point.

C o l l e g e , t h e U n i v e r s i t y of M i c h i g a n , A l b i o n

r e v i e w first y e a r a p p l i c a t i o n s a n d r e w a r d per-

nated as O v e r f l o w permits.

s p a c e s that a r e a c t u a l l y a v a i l a b l e .

T h r o u g h o u t t h e s c h o o l year, a n y H o p e stu-

F r u s t r a t i o n m o u n t s as a n u m b e r o f s p a c e s

Yet in a s u r v e y d o n e b y t h e Frost C e n t e r ,

d e n t in need o f a p a r k i n g p e r m i t will b e a b l e

b e c o m e u n a v a i l a b l e d u r i n g the w i n t e r m o n t h s

o n l y 9 . 1 % of s t u d e n t s stated that t h e y w o u l d

to a p p l y f o r a p e r m i t , p e n d i n g r e v i e w by t h e

to a l l o w f o r s n o w r e m o v a l f r o m p a r k i n g lots. M a t t S c o g i n ( ' 0 2 ) , S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s presi-

not h a v e a t t e n d e d H o p e if first y e a r s t u d e n t s w e r e not a l l o w e d t o h a v e c a r s o n c a m p u s .

d e n t , f e e l s that the n e w p r o p o s a l is n e c e s -

M e a n w h i l e , 9 5 . 7 % of s t u d e n t s s u r v e y e d rep o r t e d f r e q u e n t d i f f i c u l t y in finding p a r k i n g

committee. P r o b l e m s c o n c e r n i n g student p a r k i n g h a v e

R e s e a r c h h a s i n d i c a t e d that K a l a m a z o o C o l l e g e , W h e a t o n C o l l e g e , a n d S p r i n g Arbor College, among others, currently employ p o l i c i e s that a r e s i m i l a r to the n e w p r o p o s a l . S c o g i n is o p t i m i s t i c that t h e i m p l e m e n t a tion of t h e p r o p o s a l will be s u c c e s s f u l . " T h i s is a s h o r t - t e r m s o l u t i o n t h a t [ t h e

c o n s i s t e n t l y p l a g u e d the H o p e C o l l e g e c o m -

s a r y to alleviate t h e m a n y p r o b l e m s with stu-

m u n i t y . T h e prices of p e r m i t s a r e r a i s e d e v ery year, yet this d o e s not a p p e a r to d e t e r stu-

dent parking, "If s u c h a l a r g e p e r c e n t a g e o f s t u d e n t s a r e h a v i n g t r o u b l e f i n d i n g a p a r k i n g s p o t , that is

spots. T h e p a r k i n g c o m m i t t e e is a w a r e of t h e c o n c e r n s a b o u t the e f f e c t of restricting F r e s h -

t h e f u t u r e , t h e c o l l e g e will p u r c h a s e m o r e land to a l l o w f o r m o r e p a r k i n g , but c u r r e n t l y

a b i g c o n c e r n , " S c o g i n said. T h e n e w p r o p o s a l will likely d r a w m i x e d

m a n p a r k i n g o n first year e n r o l l m e n t . Yet the

this is a practical short-term s o l u t i o n . " S c o g i n

c o m m i t t e e feels that i m p l e m e n t i n g t h e pro-

said.

dents from buying permits. H o p e has a T r a n s p o r t a t i o n D e p a r t m e n t , but its services are o n l y a v a i l a b l e to s t u d e n t s w h o

c o m m i t t e e ] f e e l s w o u l d w o r k . H o p e f u l l y in

PENNY from 1 e s c a l a t i n g a n d w a s b r o u g h t u p dur-

t h e c h a r g e s and d e c i d e d to h a n d l e

ing the m o n t h l y Facility .Security

t h e s i t u a t i o n internally. A l t h o u g h t h e s i t u a t i o n will b e

and S a f e t y m e e t i n g P u b l i c S a f e l y initially d e c i d e d to

L a f a t a said. N o r d e n a n d G o l t z initially w r o t e

"I w o u l d p r e f e r t h e student b o d y

P r o s e c u t o r u r g i n g h i m not t o pur-

not to ask m e f o r ' a p e n n y f o r m y thoughts,' because they could be

r e f e r t h e c a s e a g a i n s t t h e t w o stud e n t s m o s t i n v o l v e d - Billy N o r d e n

" | P r o s e c u t i o n | is a l w a y s a pos-

s u e the c a s e . In t h e i r s t a t e m e n t s they p l e a d e d

sibility. If t h e r e ' s p r o p e r t y d a m a g e

"not guilty" to the school's charges.

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( 0 4 ) a n d Eric G o l t z ( 0 5 ) — t o t h e Ottawa County Prosecutor. T h e c o l l e g e h a s s i n c e retracted

and the c o l l e g e w i s h e s to file c h a r g e s , w e c a n take that to c o u r t , "

with t h e s i t u a t i o n at h a n d .

v o l u n t a r y s t a t e m e n t s to t h e c o u n t y

h a n d l e d internally, s p e c i f i c d i s c i plinary action r e m a i n s u n d i s c l o s e d .

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Norden expressed annoyance

T h e c o l l e g e h a s not yet indicated w h a t t h e i r p u n i s h m e n t will entail.

Assistants w e r e m a d e aware of the problem. However, students involved c l a i m r e s i d e n t s o f t h e hall w e r e not w a r n e d a b o u t the c o n s e q u e n c e s that

a i d i n g a c r i m i n a l , " N o r d e n said. A m b e r G a r r i s o n , Assistant C o o r -

disabling the locks could involve.

d i n a t o r of H o u s i n g , s a i d that t h e

ation will p r e v e n t p e n n y i n g f r o m

Resident Directors and Resident

h a p p e n i n g a g a i n in t h e f u t u r e .

G a r r i s o n said s h e h o p e s this situ-

G S F from 1 w e a r e m o r e than w i l l i n g to d o that.

until after the Task F o r c e m a d e their

I think t h e task f o r c e is a s t e p in t h e right d i r e c t i o n f o r H o p e , " H o w a r d

r e c o m m e n d a t i o n to t h e P r e s i d e n t . B e c a u s e t h e y did not k n o w t h e

said. Lorna Jarvis, associate professor

vote was taking place, no G S F

of p s y c h o l o g y . C a m p u s L i f e B o a r d m e m b e r a n d E C A C chair, said that the b o a r d s t r u g g l e d to d e t e r m i n e

meeting. H o w a r d f e e l s that t h e C a m p u s L i f e B o a r d h a s not m a d e e n o u g h

m e m b e r s w e r e in a t t e n d a n c e at t h e

h o w the d e c i s i o n w o u l d a f f e c t t h e

e f f o r t to learn a b o u t t h e G S F .

college community. " T h e vote by t h e b o a r d , as d i f f i -

"I a m e x t r e m e l y d i s a p p o i n t e d by the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d s o m e of t h e

cult as it w a s , w a s not m e a n t t o in-

f a c u l t y a n d s t u d e n t s that s e r v e o n

v a l i d a t e the s t u d e n t s , o r the need

the C a m p u s Life B o a r d b e c a u s e

for such d i s c u s s i o n s , " J a r v i s said. "It is in that s e n s e that t h e d e c i s i o n

i n v i t a t i o n s h a v e b e e n e x t e n d e d in t h e past to t h e s e p e o p l e to j o i n us

w a s c o n s i d e r e d to b e in t h e b e s t

at our m e e t i n g s and they h a v e not

interest of t h e c o m m u n i t y . " A c c o r d i n g to M u n o a , the b o a r d

d o n e a g o o d j o b of e d u c a t i n g t h e m s e l v e s a b o u t this i s s u e , " H o w a r d

did not i g n o r e t h e f e e l i n g s of t h e

said. " T h e y are not e d u c a t i n g t h e m -

G S F members. "I c a n u n d e r s t a n d h o w s u p p o r t e r s of the G a y - S t r a i g h t F o r u m f e e l

s e l v e s a b o u t this, a n d t h e y a r e g o ing into the m e e t i n g s close-

that t h e g o o d t h e y c a n o f f i c i a l l y

minded." Last April, the C a m p u s L i f e

provide the H o p e c o m m u n i t y has been denied," Munoa said.

B o a r d t u r n e d d o w n t h e G S F , which was then called the Gay-Straight

"Thoughtful and caring people stand on both s i d e s of this i s s u e . "

A l l i a n c e , by a v o l e of 5 - 3 . A s p r e v i o u s l y r e p o r t e d in t h e

A c c o r d i n g to J e f f H o w a r d , G S F president, the C a m p u s Life vole

A n c h o r , t h e Task F o r c e o n Issues of S e x u a l i t y plan on r e p o r t i n g to the

w a s a s u r p r i s e b e c a u s e he w a s told that they w o u l d n ' t m a k e a d e c i s i o n

P r e s i d e n t in M a r c h .

wM.

ANCHOR

P H O T O

BY

R O B

O N D R A

Derek Root ('02) buys a ticket for this year's Winter Fantasia, which will be held on February 2nd at the Amway Grand in Grand Rapids from 8 p.m.-12 p.m. Tickets are $10 per person and can be bought at the Student Union desk |n the DeWitt building.


%\nchor Student shares her experience with blindness

Spotlight

January 16, 2 0 0 2

Erica Heeg

Hilliker said. " B u t , b e c a u s e I w a s

o t h e r similar skills. A f t e r a p p l y i n g

H i l l i k e r t r i e s to b u y m o s t of her

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in r e g u l a r s c h o o l s all m y l i f e I

to five schools and being accepted

Allison Hilliker ('05) doesn't

d i d n ' t get g o o d blindness skill train-

c o n s i d e r b l i n d n e s s s u c h a terrible

ing. S o w h e n I g r a d u a t e d I h a d a high G.P. A. and a g o o d A.C.T. s c o r e but I d i d n ' t h a v e the b l i n d n e s s

at all five, Hilliker d e c i d e d to c o m e to H o p e for the typical r eas ons .

b o o k s o n tape. If s h e c a n ' t d o that t h e n s h e c a n d o o n e of t w o t h i n g s .

thing. " I ' v e d e a l t with it m o r e o r less

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" H o p e , b e c a u s e of its s i z e , d o e s n ' t h a v e an a w f u l lot of ser-

skills." Hilliker d e c i d e d to p o s t p o n e g o -

vices for disabled students. They h a v e t h e m , but they a r e very s m a l l .

with it o r y o u d o n ' t , " Hilliker said. A n d Hilliker has d e f i n i t e l y c h o -

ing to c o l l e g e f o r a y e a r a n d a t t e n d t h e L o u i s i a n a C e n t e r f o r t h e Blind.

I d o n ' t m i n d that t h o u g h , b e c a u s e

sen the f o r m e r ; s h e lives. B o r n in

" L o t s of t i m e s the t e a c h e r s w o r k -

S h e l b y T o w n s h i p , M I , Hilliker w a s

i n g in t h e field of b l i n d n e s s h a v e very l o w e x p e c t a t i o n s b e c a u s e they

m y e n t i r e life. I n e v e r really h a d m u c h of a c h o i c e , y o u e i t h e r live

t h e y a r e there w h e n I need t h e m , and they ^ ^ d o n ' t interfere with my life."

" T h e r e a r e a lot of d i f f e r e n t lev-

rible, like a tragedy. They are

Hilliker

els of b l i n d n e s s . W h e n I s t a r t e d out

sighted a n d t h e y think that if you c a n ' t see, you c a n ' t d o much. But,

said. "At b i g schools the services are very cus-

in s c h o o l 1 c o u l d read, but I had t o r e a d l a r g e print. I u s e d a m a g n i f i e r

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m o s t of t h e staff a n d i n st r u ct o r s at the Louisiana Center were blind,"

to r e a d a n d d a r k p e n s a n d m a r k e r s to write. B u t a r o u n d third g r a d e it

be t a u g h t Braille, w h i c h m e a n t goi n g t h r o u g h t h e d i f f i c u l t p r o c e s s of

got really difficult b e c a u s e t h e print got s m a l l e r a n d t h e r e w a s m o r e of

r e l e a r n i n g h o w to r e a d . S i n c e s h e

H i l l i k e r said. "It w a s s u c h a c o n f i d e n c e b u i l d e r to s e e p e o p l e w h o d o

it." H i l l i k e r said. "I g o t f r u s t r a t e d

w a s a t t e n d i n g r e g u l a r s c h o o l s , the c o u n t y p r o v i d e d Hilliker w i t h spe-

what y o u ' r e learning everyday and who are professional and success-

because I could understand the r e a d i n g m a t e r i a l , but I c o u l d o n l y

cial t e a c h e r s that t a u g h t her B r a i l l e a n d o t h e r k i n d s of b l i n d n e s s skills.

f u l a n d h a v e such g o o d a t t i t u d e s . " H i l l i k e r s p e n t e i g h t m o n t h s in

read very s l o w l y a n d w i t h t r e m e n -

"I h a d t h e b e n e f i t of b e i n g in a

Louisiana improving her Braille

dous eye strain." B y t h e t i m e s h e w a s in t h e f i f t h

r e g u l a r c l a s s all m y life. It w a s use-

reading, becoming a better cane

ful b e c a u s e I had the s a m e standards and 1 learned the same stuff."

traveler, a n d l e a r n i n g to c o o k , clean, d o laundry, g r o c e r y s h o p , and

a n d sixth g r a d e , H i l l i k e r n e e d e d t o

-Approximately 750,000 Americans are blind -An a d d i t i o n a l 50,000 Americans ^ i l l become blind each year -Studies show that Dnly AIDS and cancer are feared more than blindness -'The real problem of blindness is not the loss of eyesight but the misunderstanding and lack of information which exist." -The National Federation of the Blind

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d o e s n ' t w o r k I c a n hire r e a d e r s , " H i l l i k e r said. "I a l s o u s e a Braille n o t e t a k e r to take notes. It's like a little lap l o p . a n d I c a n m a k e files and

folders

I figure that if I'm comfortable a n d t h e n put them onto a with blindness then other disk and in people will be too, but that on/y serl them m works to some extents -Allison Hilliker ('05) pUyter ^

think that b l i n d n e s s is really ter-

born with g l a u c o m a a n d h a s b e e n blind in s o m e f o r m all of her life.

"I c a n s c a n t h e b o o k , a n d t h e r e is s o f t w a r e that I c a n u s e t o c o n vert text t o s p o k e n w o r d . And if that

todial. T h e y will s c h e d u l e y o u r classes for you. buy your books for y o u , a n d m a k e all of y o u r d e c i s i o n s

is a special printer in t h e library t o o called a Braille emboser which p r i n t s in B r a i l l e . " W h i l e at H o p e , Hilliker will be-

for you." T h e o n l y a c c o m i d a t i o n that s h e h a s a t a l l is t h a t H o p e a l l o w s

c o m e c e r t i f i e d to l e a c h e l e m e n t a r y e d u c a t i o n . S h e then plans to receive

Hilliker t o sign u p f o r c l a s s e s early

children, a particular passion of h e r s . T h r o u g h o u t her life, Hilliker

b e c a u s e s h e n e e d s to o r d e r h e r b o o k s early in o r d e r to h a v e t h e m

h e r M a s t e r s d e g r e e to l e a c h blind

in t i m e f o r t h e start of c l a s s e s . B e -

h a s b e e n v e r y i n v o l v e d in the National F e d e r a t i o n of the Blind

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closed minded concerning the m a n y i s s u e s of b e i n g gay or

o t h e r H o p e s t u d e n t s . T h a n k s . I t ' s g o o d t o k n o w y o u ' r e l o o k i n g out

straight. It is e n c o u r a g i n g t o learn that a

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and lesbians their h u m a n rights or treat t h e m as less than t h e b e l o v e d

w h o w o u l d try t o " T a k e B a c k t h e C a m p u s " ( O p i n i o n , 12/5) m u c h like

c h i l d r e n of G o d .

the K K K tried to take back the South (no names, no faces). Christians can no m o r e continue to k e e p t h e w o r l d flat o r j u s t i f y e n -

Dean De Ridder, Parents and

slaving other people with a Bible verse. T h i s a l s o h o l d s t r u e f o r t h o s e

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sidered the proposal seriously, the vote w o u l d n ' t h a v e been 6-1 e d g e a n d w i s d o m n e c e s s a r y f o r our

this is g o i n g t o b e a n o t h e r lectur e

to the E d i t o r in w h i c h a senior H o p e

lives b e y o n d H o p e C o l l e g e . I w a s e x c i t e d a n d i m p r e s s e d w i t h all t h e

before you graduate, d o n ' t worry. T h i s s p e e c h is g o i n g to be a b o u t life.

s t u d e n t a n n o u n c e d his c a n d i d a c y

c a n d i d a t e s d u r i n g r e g i s t r a t i o n in

E v e n t u a l l y , all of us a r e g o i n g to

f o r C o m m e n c e m e n t s p e a k e r in t h e last i s s u e of t h e A n c h o r ( O p i n i o n ,

N o v e m b e r . I k n o w that all of t h e c a n d i d a t e s will p r o v i d e an e x c e l l e n t

h a v e a n e x a m o n it, h o w e v e r , not in t h e c l a s s r o o m . T h i s l e s s o n will b e

12/5). I c a n h o n e s t l y s a y that I w a s

m e s s a g e a n d p a r t i n g w o r d s in t h e

o n e that the e n t i r e c l a s s will e n c o u n -

s u r p r i s e d that a s t u d e n t w o u l d think that he s h o u l d be c o n s i d e r e d f o r

f i n a l c h a p t e r of o u r u n d e r g r a d u a t e

ter t h r o u g h all t h e tests of life. M y i d e a of w h a t t h e C o m m e n c e m e n t

against. T h e B o a r d is r i g h t t h o u g h , it is t i m e f o r H o p e to get s e r i o u s . B e c a u s e , h o w c a n an e d u c a t i o n a l i n s t i t u t i o n in t h e t w e n t y - f i r s t c e n t u r y

To the Editor; I w o u l d like to r e s p o n d t o a letter

s e r i o u s l y d e n y a g r o u p of s t u d e n t s t h e right to e d u c a t e o t h e r s a b o u t t h e m s e l v e s ? H o w c a n a n e d u c a t i o n a l i n s t i t u t i o n s e r i o u s l y not ack n o w l e d g e t h e fact that t h e w o r l d is a d i v e r s e p l a c e , a n d w h e n stud e n t s l e a v e this p l a c e , t h e y a r e g o i n g to e n c o u n t e r g a y p e o p l e in t h e w o r k p l a c e , in t h e n e i g h b o r h o o d a n d in t h e i r f a m i l i e s ? H o p e C o l l e g e n e e d s to s t o p p r o c r a s t i n a t i n g . Task f o r c e s a n d c o m m i t t e e s a r e n ' t t h e a n s w e r , t h e y are o n l y a w a y to p u t o f f w h a t o t h e r c o l l e g e s h a v e d o n e d e c a d e s ago. S t u d e n t s w a n t to a d d r e s s t h e i s s u e n o w , a n d t h e G S F is t h e b e s t w a y t o a d d r e s s it. W h e n t h i s s t o r y g e t s o n t h e T V n e w s a n d in t h e local n e w s p a p e r s ,

C o m m e n c e m e n t speaker. I also k n o w that I a m not t h e o n l y m e m -

careers. W h a t m a k e s y o u t h i n k , o u t o f all t h e m e m b e r s of t h i s y e a r ' s s e n i o r

b e r of t h e c l a s s of 2 0 0 2 that f e e l s

class, y o u d e s e r v e to s p e a k at c o m -

2 0 0 2 . T h e y h a v e b e e n t h r o u g h this

this way.

m e n c e m e n t ? Every student has had

s p e a k e r will d i s c u s s will b e t h e past, p r e s e n t a n d f u t u r e of t h e c l a s s of

T h i s is not h i g h s c h o o l c o m -

a d i f f e r e n t e x p e r i e n c e h e r e at H o p e

p o r t i o n in their lives a n d w o u l d j u s t like to o f f e r a d v i c e a s w e e n t e r this

m e n c e m e n t , in w h i c h a n y s t u d e n t

a n d I d o not think that a s t u d e n t c a n

n e w s t a g e in o u r lives. I h a v e faith

c a n s p e a k . I f e e l o f f e n d e d as a m e m ber of t h e c l a s s of 2 0 0 2 that a stu-

put into w o r d s t h e e x p e r i e n c e s o f all the m e m b e r s of t h e c l a s s o f 2 0 0 2 .

that t h e ballot a n d results will re-

d e n t f e e l s that t h e y s h o u l d s p e a k

T h e t r a d i t i o n of h a v i n g f a c u l t y

institution, it has to start a c t i n g n o w . It c a n start with t h e G S F .

instead of a faculty member. T h e s e

s p e a k at C o m m e n c e m e n t h a s b e e n

Don't romanticize graduation speaker

professional scholars have devoted t h e i r lives to l e a r n i n g a n d p r o v i d -

a l o n g t r a d i t i o n b o t h h e r e at H o p e a n d a c r o s s t h e c o u n t r y at o t h e r in-

i n g s t u d e n t s h e r e with the k n o w l -

s t i t u t i o n s . If y o u a r e w o r r i e d that

it is g o i n g to b e e m b a r r a s s i n g t o t h e c o l l e g e . A n d f o r g o o d r e a s o n . It's e m b a r r a s s i n g f o r m e a n d f o r o t h e r s t u d e n t s to put d o w n o n o u r a p p l i c a t i o n s t o g r a d u a t e s c h o o l that w e w e n t h e r e . I d o n ' t w a n t that to be e m b a r r a s s i n g . I ' v e l e a r n e d a lot h e r e . B u t it is. If H o p e w a n t s t o c o n t i n u e s e r i o u s l y c a l l i n g itself an e d u c a t i o n a l

m a i n as t h e y a r e f o r C o m m e n c e m e n t s p e a k e r this year.

Adam Hopkins ('02)

T h e student w h o w r o t e a letter t o t h e e d i t o r a b o u t g r a d u a t i o n s p e a k e r s ( O p i n i o n , 4 ) h a s o b v i o u s l y n e v e r b e e n to a c o l l e g e g r a d u a t i o n b e f o r e . A s a m e m b e r of t h e W i n d S y m p h o n y , I ' v e a t t e n d e d e v e r y

Matt

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H o p e g r a d u a t i o n s i n c e I w a s a f r e s h m a n , a n d b e l i e v e m e , the s p e a k e r d o e s not g i v e a l e s s o n " t h a t t h e e n t i r e c l a s s will e n c o u n t e r t h r o u g h

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all t h e tests of l i f e . " A g o o d g r a d u a t i o n s p e a k e r is o n e that gets e v e r y b o d y out of t h e s u n a s s o o n as p o s s i b l e . U n l e s s s o m e b o d y ' s . t a k ing n o t e s , n o b o d y ' s g o i n g to r e m e m b e r a s i n g l e w o r d he o r s h e said.

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editor-in-chief Matt Cook production editor Chad Sampson campus beat editors Courtney Klein James Pierce infocus editor Erica Heeg arts editor Emily Moellman sports editors Ben DeHaan John Rodstrom spotlight editor Jen Troke photo editor Rob Ondra copy editor Rebekah Oegema business manager Danielle Koski ad representative Nick Denis production assistant Rachael Pridgeon distribution manager Ellen Vigants advisor Diana Breclaw

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funding. T h i s e v i d e n c e s t h e f a c t that the

developed. For e x a m p l e , t h e S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s w e b s i t e a l l o w s y o u to

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elliptical m a c h i n e s , a n d stair-

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second semester, I am excited

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representatives and you should

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i n g t h e w o r k o u t e q u i p m e n t in t h e D o w w a s i m p o r t a n t or very

i m p r o v e m e n t s to s t u d e n t facili-

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steppers. In a S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s s u r v e y

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m e n t s i n c e in m a n y w a y s it is a

ning of this y e a r V i c e P r e s i d e n t Colleen Evans and I placed

excited about this new equip-

ties. A m o n g o t h e r t h i n g s this s e m e s t e r , w e will be w o r k i n g t o address your concerns regarding c a m p u s parking and the weight room. To truly be a n e f f e c t i v e s t u d e n t

w e l c o m e t o s t o p by t h e S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s o f f i c e in D e W i t t . After a tremendously successf u l fall s e m e s t e r , I a m l o o k i n g f o r w a r d to w o r k i n g with y o u as w e s t r i v e to m a k e H o p e C o l l e g e a n e v e n better place.

Letters to the Editor Guidelines O p e n to a n y o n e w i t h i n t h e c o l l e g e a n d r e l a t e d c o m m u n i t i e s T h e A n c h o r r e s e r v e s t h e r i g h t to e d i t d u e to s p a c e c o n s t r a i n t s No personal attacks, poor taste or a n y t h i n g potentially libelous L e t t e r s c h o s e n o n a first c o m e first s e r v e b a s i s , o r a r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s a m p l e is t a k e n N o a n o n y m o u s letters, u n l e s s d i s c u s s e d w i t h E d i t o r - i n - C h i e f E d i t o r - i n - C h i e f m a y v e r i f y identity o f w r i t e r Mail l e t t e r s t o t h e A n c h o r do

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Battle of the Bands will rock the Knickerbocker Theater Maureen Yonovitz

c o m e out and play." F o r m a n y b a n d s , this is o n e of t h e o n l y w a y s t o get e x p o s u r e a n d

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committee. " F r o m t h e 15 o r so e n t r i e s , w e

O n Saturday, J a n u a r y 19 at 8 p . m . in the K n i c k e r b o c k e r Theater, H o p e

selected 8 based on originality, musicality, and presentation,"

s t u d e n t s a n d o t h e r m e m b e r s of t h e c o m m u n i t y will g e t a c h a n c e t o

D y k s t r a said. T h e e i g h t g r o u p s s e l e c t e d will

" g i g s " at H o p e C o l l e g e . " I k n o w w e are definately excited," said Dutch M a f f i a band

v o t e f o r their f a v o r i t e local m u s i c

e a c h p l a y f o r ten m i n u t e s a n d t h e n

m e m b e r Brian M o t t Phelps (405).

g r o u p in t h e T h i r d A n n u a l W T H S

t h e a u d i e n c e will vote f o r their favorite g r o u p . T h e w i n n e r will re-

" W e h a v e n ' t p l a y e d in six m o n t h s . " A portion of the proceeds f r o m

t u r n at t h e e n d of t h e c o m p e t i t i o n

t h e c o n c e r t will g o d i r e c t l y to t h e

to play f o r a n o t h e r 15 m i n u t e s .

Holland Rescue Mission.

Battle of t h e B a n d s . T h e e v e n t is sponsored by H o p e ' s r a d i o station W T H S to g i v e u p a n d c o m i n g bands f r o m H o p e and from

T h e e v e n i n g will i n c l u d e p e r f o r -

" I think i t ' s g r e a t to g i v e b a c k to

throughout Western Michigan rec-

m a n c e s by H o p e g r o u p s Dutch Mafia, Obsessed D e f o r m e d Bull-

t h e c o m m u n i t y , " M o t t said. M o t t e n c o u r a g e s all s t u d e n t s to c o m e out to s u p p o r t their f r i e n d s

o g n i t i o n f o r their e f f o r t s . t4 We b e l i e v e t h i s is t h e p e r f e c t opportunity to give new, up and c o m i n g g r o u p s e x p o s u r e a n d per-

frogs, Antelope Mutiny, Lyle!, Chris Bryan, the Dave Tucker

ent. " 1 b e l i e v e it will b e g o o d e n t e r -

threatening a t m o s p h e r e , " said Josiah D y k s t r a ( ' 0 2 ) , G e n e r a l M a n -

and Despondent from Kalamazoo.

t a i n m e n t , 4 4 M o t t said. "It will be a

ager for W T H S . G r o u p s i n t e r e s t e d in p e r f o r m i n g

to p e r f o r m i n g at t h i s e v e n t .

w e r e a s k e d to a u d i t i o n in p e r s o n o r s u b m i t a C D s a m p l e of their m u sic, a n d w e r e then r e v i e w e d b y t h e m e m b e r s of the W T H S executive

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a n d e n j o y t h e w i d e variety of tal-

Band, and non-Hope groups. S m a s h Your R a d i o f r o m H o l l a n d

f o r m a n c e e x p e r i e n c e in a n o n -

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T h e bands are looking forward

of f u n , a n d it will b e a g o o d

d a t e n i g h t , so b r i n g a d a t e . " Tickets to s e e B a t t l e o f t h e B a n d s

" I t ' s a l w a y s f u n j u s t to get u p a n d p e r f o r m and h a v e a good time,"

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c o s t $ 3 a n d a r e s o l d at t h e d o o r .

s a i d L e e H e e r s p i n k , ( ' 0 4 ) , of t h e O b s e s s e d D e f o r m e d B u l l f r o g s . "It

T h o s e o p t i n g not to p a y t h e $ 3 m a y b r i n g t w o c a n s o f f o o d to b e n e f i t

s o u n d s like a g o o d o p p o r t u n i t y to

the Holland R e s c u e Mission.

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f e a t u r e d o n i n t e r n a t i o n a l r a d i o sta-

T h e r e is a c e l e b r i t y r o a m i n g t h e

s e r i e s at C a r n e g i e H a l l . T h e c o n -

halls of N y k e r k M u s i c H a l l . H o p e

cert s e r i e s is a n o f f s h o o t o f t h e pro-

America. A l t h o u g h his p e r f o r m a n c e s h a v e

College faculty m e m b e r and musi-

duction company, which also sup-

already earned him international

c i a n M i h a i C r a i o v e a n u is a b o u t to

ports a recording company, orchestras s u c h as the M a n h a t t a n P h i l h a r -

a c c l a i m , this will b e C r a i o v e a n u ' s

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take t h e s t a g e at t h e w o r l d f a m o u s C a r n e g i e Hall in N e w York C i t y .

monic, and opera festivals.

t i o n s F r e e E u r o p e a n d V o i c e of

I_ Afa I a n r* r* "itSO o.n a t a in AA M a j o r for Violin and

Piano." 44 Variations on T h e Last R o s e of S u m m e r ' f o r S o l o V i o l i n " b y H e n r i c h E r n s t will b e his third piece, and C r a i o v e a n u will c o n -

ence. C r a i o v e a n u is p r o f e s s o r of vio-

first p e r f o r m a n c e at (he v e n u e , a n d h e is h o n o r e d t o b e included in such

c l u d e the c o n c e r t s with a R o m a n i a n

lin a n d v i o l a a n d t e a c h e s s t u d i o c l a s s e s in t h o s e i n s t r u m e n t s a s well

p i e c e by G e o r g e E n e s c u , 4 4 R o m a -

a s o t h e r m u s i c c o u r s e s . H e is t h e

C r a i o v e a n u , a violinist, r e c e n t l y a c c e p t e d an invitation to p e r f o r m

Craioveanu has toured the world p e r f o r m i n g in L o n d o n , N e w Y o r k ,

an a d m i r a b l e c o n c e r t series. " I h o p e it will be t h e first of f u -

nian R h a p s o d y N o . 1, O p . 11". " I love all of the p r o g r a m , it is

in the Weill Recital Hall in C a r n e g i e

Paris. Washington, Barcelona,

t u r e o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r m e to play

hard to find a p a r t i c u l a r f a v o r i t e , "

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Hall on T u e s d a y , J a n u a r y 22, a s part of t h e p r e s t i g i o u s M i d A m e r i c a

Cleveland, and Bucarest. He has also been broadcast on

t h e r e , " C r a i o v e a n u s a i d . It is an exciting event and I am anxiously

Concert Series. Mid A m e r i c a Productions Inc.

major American television netw o r k s , as well as on E u r o p e a n a n d

l o o k i n g f o r w a r d o it." For t h e series, C r a i o v e a n u will

l i s t e n e d to C r a i o v e a n u ' s C D rec o r d i n g ( w h i c h is a v a i l a b l e f o r s a l e

A u s t r a l i a n television. In addition, C r a i o v e a n u has been

p e r f o r m f o u r w o r k s , b e g i n n i n g with

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M a u r i c e R a v e l ' s " S o n a t a for Violin a n d P i a n o " . H e will a l s o perform a sonata by Cesar Franck,

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f o u n d i n g m e m b e r of t h e A n c h o r Trio. For aspiring musicians who

Each work has

h o p e to o n e d a y p e r f o r m in t h e

its o w n c h a r a c t e r a n d b e a u t y . Together they create a wonderful and

f a m e d C a r n e g i e Hall as C r a i o v e a n u is a b o u t to, he o f f e r s this a d v i c e :

C r a i o v e a n u said.

" I tell s t u d e n t s t h r e e e q u a l l y

very a t t r a c t i v e p r o g r a m . " Hope College audiences were

i m p o r t a n t t h i n g s w h e n they a r e in

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p u r s u i t of a d r e a m : love w h a t y o u

m u s i c i a n ' s u p c o m i n g c o n c e r t at D i m n e n t C h a p e l o n J a n u a r y 11.

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A new semester: books, class, panic attacks Panic attacks more common than many students may know

" W e all h a v e t h i n g s that s c a r e us,

s t i m u l a n t s c a n h e l p c o n t r o l t h e at-

but with a p e r s o n w h o really s u f -

tacks. S e t t i n g l i f e s t y l e b o u n d a r i e s a n d l e a r n i n g t o s a y " n o " to e x t r a

fers from panic, the reasons for the

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attacks are more general and h a v e a t e n d e n c y to feel as t h o u g h the at-

activities may also be beneficial.

t a c k s a r e c o n t r o l l i n g t h e p e r s o n in-

i m p o r t a n t , " S a f f e e said. Many people experience a panic a t t a c k at s o m e point in life, but

A s all H o p e s t u d e n t s k n o w , with a new semester c o m e s the stresses

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only those who have continu-

c l a s s e s a n d h o m e w o r k . T h e s e renewed stresses can trigger excess

sponse to

a n x i e t y in s o m e s t u d e n t s . itself in t h e f o r m of p a n i c a t t a c k s .

tacks," G r a y said. T h e c a u s e s of p a n i c a t t a c k s a r e

should be concerned. T h e Health Clinic r e c o m m e n d s

H o w e v e r , p a n i c a t t a c k s a r e n o t re-

usually not e a s i l y d i s c o v e r e d . P a n i c

that students experiencing the

stricted to e s p e c i a l l y stressful t i m e s like e x a m week. For s o m e people,

a t t a c k s h a v e m a n y p o s s i b l e trigg e r s , a n d they a r e d i f f e r e n t f o r e v -

t h e y a r e a w a y of life. Christal Saffee, w h o works with

e r y o n e . T h e r e is a l s o e v i d e n c e that

s y m p t o m s b e c h e c k e d out. " W e d o like p e o p l e to c o m e in because [panic attack symptoms)

S o m e t i m e s this anxiety reveals

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ties like d e e p b r e a t h i n g . T h e r e a r e also m e d i c i n a l o p t i o n s ,

B u s p a r . D r u g s s u c h a s Valium a n d X a m a x can also treat the s y m p -

t h e attacks m a y be related to genetic

c a n a l s o b e a s i g n of c a r d i a c p r o b -

and students often use a c o m b i n a tion of c o g n i t i v e t h e r a p y a n d m e d i -

t o m s , but t h e y c a n be a d d i c t i v e . Students who experience panic

s t u d e n t s at t h e H e a l t h C l i n i c , s a y s that they a r e m o r e c o m m o n t h a n

factors. " F o r f o l k s w h o s t r u g g l e with a n d

l e m s , " S a f f e e said. If t h e s y m p t o m s a r e d i a g n o s e d as

cation. S o m e of t h e a v a i l a b l e m e d i c a -

attack s y m p t o m s should m a k e an a p p o i n t m e n t at t h e H e a l t h C l i n i c .

one might think. " W e h a v e at least o n e [ c a s e ] ev-

seek t r e a t m e n t f o r p a n i c attacks, t h e triggers are usually very person-

r e l a t e d t o p a n i c a t t a c k s a n d not s o m e t h i n g m o r e serious, t h e student

t i o n s at t h e H e a l t h C l i n i c i n c l u d e Ativan, a muscle relaxer, and

T h e r e are also brochures available

ery t w o w e e k s , " s a i d S a f f e e .

specific and may also be very

is in n o p h y s i c a l d a n g e r . H o w e v e r ,

v a g u e : certain s e t t i n g s , o r e v e n t s , or even thinking about the possi-

the mental and emotional results

A panic a t t a c k , a c c o r d i n g to d i r e c t o r of c o u n s e l i n g , is " a l i m e of i n t e n s e fear o r d i s c o m f o r t w h i c h

bility of c e r t a i n e v e n t s . T h e y usu-

can be serious. People w h o experience attacks

ally a r e t h i n g s that t h e p e r s o n b e -

m a y p r o g r e s s i v e l y restrict their a c -

includes

lieves t h e y c a n n o t c o n t r o l , " G r a y said. For oth-

tivities in an e f f o r t t o r e s t r i c t t h e

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p o s s i b i l i t y of h a v i n g an attack. According to S a f f e e and Gray, the best treatment for panic attacks is c o u n s e l i n g . " T h e t h e r a p y will t e a c h t h e person to use their o w n p a r a s y m p a t h e t i c n e r v o u s s y s t e m r e s p o n s e to

a b o u t 10 m i n u t e s . T h e feelings involved resemble

s l e e p p a t t e r n s , u s e o f illegal d r u g s

decrease the severity of the panic

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like m a r i j u a n a and c o c a i n e , and

mon to some people when around

e x c e s s a m o u n t s of c a f f e i n e c a n fa-

a t t a c k , " G r a y said. Many limes, only

snakes, watching a scary movie, or e n c l o s e d in a s m a l l s p a c e .

cilitate a t t a c k s . Cutting back on these harmful

a couple

therapy sessions are needed. T h e s e s s i o n s i n c l u d e r e l a x a t i o n activi-

AVOIDING PANIC ATTACKS: 1. Do not use illegal drugs like marijuana or cocaine. 2. Stay away from excessive caffeine. 3. Prioritize! 4. Set boundaries on activities and involvement. 5. Learn to relax. 6. Create a regular sleep routine and stick to it. 7. Avoid known stressors and continual stimulation.

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POSSIBLE PANIC A TTA CK SYMPTOMS: 1. pounding heart 2. sweating 3. trembling or shaking 4. shortness of breath 5. feeling of choking 6. chest pain 7. nausea 8. dizziness or faintness 9. feelings of unreality or detachment 10. fear of losing control 11. fear of going crazy 12. fear of dying 13. numbness 14. chills 15. hot flashes 16. sense of doom information from the Health Clinic and the C o u n s e l i n g C e n t e r

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around campus." - C o d y Statema ( ' 0 2 )

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"I t a k e a ' p e a c h e s V cream* b u b b l e bath w h i l e listening to Jimmy Buffet." - T a n n e r Smith ('02)

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to e x p o s e H o p e students to differ-

Arbor City Council, and Mayor

H e f i r s t h e a r d a b o u t C h r i s K o l b in

H e h o p e s that t h i s w i l l b e f i r s t

P r o - t e m in 1 9 9 4 t o 2 0 0 0 . H i s m a i n

a n a r t i c l e in " B e t w e e n t h e L i n e s "

and foremost and educational ex-

focus concerns m a n y h u m a n rights

(a g a y / l e s b i a n p u b l i c a t i o n in M i c h i -

perience and that H o p e students

" I f s o m e p e o p l e j u s t w a n t t o ar-

issues, f r o m racial p r o f i l i n g to en-

g a n ) a n d l e a r n e d of K o l b ' s i n t e r e s t

will k e e p a n o p e n m i n d a n d c h a l -

g u e the m o r a l s o f h o m o s e x u a l i t y ,

vironmental management.

a n d w o r k in civil r i g h t s .

lenge their beliefs and learn a b o u t

t h e y s h o u l d n o t a t t e n d . If t h e y a r e

c i v i l r i g h t s in M i c h i g a n .

c u r i o u s a b o u t p o l i t i c s a n d the i s s u e s

ent perspectives.

H i s visit t o H o p e will c o n s i s t o f

B e c a u s e K o l b is t h e first o p e n l y

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a n i n t r o d u c t i o n c o n t a i n i n g h i s per-

g a y s t a t e l e g i s l a t o r in M i c h i g a n ,

B e c a u s e h e is a n o p e n l y g a y

(Gay, Lesbian, or Bisexual Equal-

s o n a l s t o r y a n d h o w h e got i n v o l v e d

H o w a r d thought he would be an

Senator, W h i t n e y H a d a n e k (402),

interesting speaker to c o m e to H o p e

H o p e D e m o c r a t s c h a i r , is w o r r i e d

Previous events on Hope's camp u s r e g a r d i n g i s s u e s of h o m o s e x u -

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ity) h a v e i n v i t e d o p e n l y g a y M i c h i -

in politics, a n d a n i n f o r m a l d i a l o g u e

h e s t a n d s for, t h e n t h e y a r e w e l c o m e , " H a d a n e k said.

gan Representative Chris Kolb to

w h e r e students are w e l c o m e to ask

a n d talk a b o u t v a r i o u s i s s u e s g o i n g

that s o m e s t u d e n t s will take the

speak at H o p e C o l l e g e o n W e d n e s -

h i m q u e s t i o n s a n d talk w i t h h i m

o n in t h e S t a t e o f M i c h i g a n .

o p p o r t u n i t y t o u s e his f o r u m a s a n

ality h a v e m a d e s o m e u n e a s y a b o u t

day, J a n u a r y 16th in L u b b e r s 1 0 9 A .

about his views and stands.

W h i l e H o w a r d a d m i t s that h o m o -

e x c u s e to c o n d e m n h o m o s e x u a l i t y .

h o w Kolb will be treated.

s e x u a l i s s u e s at H o p e are o f t e n

S h e a l s o c a u t i o n s t h a t t h i s is n o t

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Jeff Howard ( 02), G L O B E

Chris Kolb represents the 53rd district (Ann Arbor). His political

president, first a p p r o a c h e d the

o v e r l o o k e d , h e a l s o s t r e s s e d that

intended to be a controversial event,

tive, h e d e s e r v e s r e s p e c t . " H a d a n e k

career spans four t e r m s on the A n n

H o p e D e m o c r a t s a b o u t K o l b ' s visit.

K o l b h a s o t h e r t h i n g s t o say.

but a n i m p o r t a n t e d u c a t i o n a l e v e n t

said.

person first and then blind second.

BLINDNESS from 3 (NFB), the nation's largest organi-

in b i o l o g y a n d t h e i r s c h o o l s a y s ,

v o l v e d in a s m a l l g r o u p B i b l e s t u d y ,

e x t e n t , " H i l l i k e r s a i d . "I d o n ' t c o n -

z a t i o n o f b l i n d p e o p l e . S h e is a n a -

' N o w a y . Y o u ' r e b l i n d , ' w e w i l l try

the W o m e n ' s I s s u e s O r g a n i z a t i o n ,

sider myself particularly a m a z i n g .

I ' m blind but I also h a v e curly hair

tional b o a r d m e m b e r of the N F B ' s

to h e l p t h e m . "

and the O p u s editorial b o a r d . Still,

A t first I t h o u g h t , ' G r e a t . T h e y a r e

a n d 1 l i k e t a l k i n g o n the p h o n e . Its

life c a n b e d i f f i c u l t .

interviewing me because I ' m the

a p i e c e t h a t ' s p a r t of m e a s a p e r -

student division, f o u n d e d the

Hilliker's organization also of-

M i c h i g a n Association of Blind Stu-

fers support and networking like

"It's hard because most people

a m a z i n g b l i n d g i r l . ' I t a k e it f o r t h e

s o n , " H i l l i k e r s a i d . "I t h i n k e v e r y -

dents, a student organization under

sharing resources. Hilliker will b e

don't k n o w anything about blind

c o m p l i m e n t it is, b u t 1 try n o t t o s e e

thing w e d o and everything we deal

s p e a k i n g at a n a t i o n a l s t u d e n t c o n -

people. They can't imagine how I

myself that way. M o s t of the stuff 1

with m a k e s u s stronger. E v e r y o n e

f u n c t i o n , but they k n o w I d o be-

d o is r e g u l a r e v e r y d a y s t u f f . I w o u l d

h a s t h e i r o w n c h a l l e n g e s that t h e y d e a l w i t h in l i f e , a n d e v e n t h o u g h

the N F B , a n d is c u r r e n t l y p r e s i d e n t . " T h e N F B . which h a s state and

f e r e n c e h e l d in F e b r u a r y .

local chapters as well, w o r k s na-

"It's o n e of the things I ' m m o s t

cause they see me. H o w e v e r , they

rather be k n o w n for s o m e t h i n g I

tionally on the legislative front and

proud of. It's o n e of m y greatest ac-

d o n ' t k n o w h o w to a p p r o a c h me. 1

m i n e m a y s e e m bigger and m o r e

focuses on advocacy, developing

c o m p l i s h m e n t s , " Hilliker said.

f i g u r e that if I ' m c o m f o r t a b l e w i t h

did." Hilliker treats her blindness like a c h a r a c t e r i s t i c or trait.

is n o t . "

technology, and f o r m i n g support

F o r t h e m o s t p a r t , H i l l i k e r is

b l i n d n e s s than other p e o p l e will be

g r o u p s / ' H i l l i k e r said. " F o r in-

h a p p y at H o p e . S h e ' s b e c o m e in-

too, but that o n l y w o r k s to s o m e

d i f f i c u l t , I ' v e l e a r n e d t h a t it r e a l l y

"I like to think of m y s e l f as a

s t a n c e , if a s t u d e n t w a n t s a d e g r e e

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H o p e never trailed the entire

stretching their lead out to 2 0 points

T h e H o p e w o m e n ' s team arrived

g a m e , a s t h e y j u m p e d t o a q u i c k 10-

again. T h e y m a n a g e d to hold this

in S o u t h B e n d last S a t u r d a y t o t a k e

3 l e a d in t h e g a m e ' s o p e n i n g m i n -

a g g r e s s i o n m u c h of the s e c o n d b e -

on Saint Mary's. The Belles hoped

utes.

A twenty-point lead w a s

f o r e t h e B e l l e s b e g a n a n o t h e r rally.

to e n d t h e D u t c h ' s

nearly

H o w e v e r , in a r e p l a y o f t h e f i r s t

undefeated season,

lished,

s t r i k i n g u p a f e w ral-

Belles

lies t h r o u g h o u t the

b a c k to m a k e the

T h e D u t c h d i d a g r e a t j o b of s h a r -

game.

halt the D u t c h ' s

ing t h e w e a l t h w h e n it c a m e t o s c o r -

l e a d t o 3 6 - 2 5 at

ing, as f i v e players had d o u b l e dig-

halftime.

its in p o i n t s . A m a n d a K e r k s t r a a n d

H o p e fended off their scrappy o p p o -

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the

rallied

half, they c a m e up short, and H o p e w a l k e d out with a victory.

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12

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W e got off to a

i n t e n s i t y of their

g r e a t s t a r t in t h o s e

points while A m y Brower, Laura

o w n , d e f e a t i n g the

first twelve min-

P o p p e m a and B e c k y Sutton each

Belles 73-56.

utes," said H o p e

p u t u p 10. L a u r a P o p p e m a p i c k e d

Coach

u p f i v e steals, part of the B e l l e s 22

Dutch

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their r e c o r d to an

M o r e h o u s e .

outstanding

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turnovers.

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Flying Dutch Women's Head Basketball Coach Brian Morehouse addresses the team during a time-out.

we

H o p e prepares for a busy week

and remains number

s t r u g g l e d in the

t o d a y . T h e y c o m p e t e t o n i g h t at 9

t w o in t h e n a t i o n .

last m i n u t e s o f t h e

p . m . in t h e D o w a g a i n s t A l m a , a n d

but w e ' r e staying focused too. This

b e g i n n i n g of the season with a high

They also have a

half. T h a t ' s w h a t

travel to C a l v i n on Saturday. Both

is b e c a u s e w e h a v e s o m e g r e a t se-

r a n k i n g , a n d i t ' s g o n e u p s i n c e the

w i n n i n g streak of 3 6

h a p p e n s when you

a r e 2 - 2 in t h e c o n f e r e n c e , but h o l d

nior leadership on this t e a m , and

start of the year.

straight games, and

play a gritty team

r e s p e c t a b l e o v e r a l l r e c o r d s , a n d will

they always have focus on the next

getting e v e r y o n e ' s best effort when-

like Saint M a r y ' s

b e l o o k i n g to d i s m a n t l e H o p e ' s u n -

t e a m at h a n d .

We expect a tough

e v e r they c o m e play us, but w e ' r e

though."

defeated record.

week coming up with A l m a and

u s e d t o it. W e ' v e a c c e p t e d t h e f a c t

C a l v i n a s w e l l . W e c a m e o u t in t h e

that the bulls e y e ' s on our backs.

15-0,

remain t h e only und e f e a t e d t e a m in t h e M I A A with a record

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P H O T O

BY

R O D S T R O M

Jodi Boom (<02).

In t h e s e c o n d

" W e ' v e got a great record going.

Right now we're

Cheerleaders take eighth at nationals John Rodstrom & Ben DeHaan

w e started getting more serious

j u m p i n g around after w e heard w e

a b o u t it. O u r c o a c h t o l d u s t h a t o u r

w e r e in t h e f i n a l s ! W e c o u l d n ' t b e -

SPORTS EDITORS

r o u t i n e c o u l d p o s s i b l y fit i n t o t h e

lieve it!" said E v a n s .

A c o u p l e m o n t h s ago, the H o p e

top f i v e , " said C u r t i s Tyler ( ' 0 3 ) . H o p e traveled d o w n to Florida

incredible, a n d they p r o v e d to the

last w e e k , a n d p r e p a r e d t o c o m p e t e

competition what they were ca-

in t h e s e m i f i n a l r o u n d , f i r s t . T h e

p a b l e o f . T h e t e a m g a v e o n e of

D u t c h w e r e in a c o m p e t i t i o n w i t h

their best p e r f o r m a n c e s of the sea-

s o m e veteran teams that had m a d e

son, and cheered their w a y into

the trip to n a t i o n a l s n u m e r o u s

e i g h t h p l a c e in t h e c o m p e t i t i o n

times. "It was really intense. T h e r e

a m o n g a l e a g u e of s c h o o l s with

C o l l e g e c h e e r l e a d i n g s q u a d s e n t in a v i d e o to Florida for a n o p p o r t u nity to q u a l i f y for the national championships.

At t h e time, the

team was not exactly e x p e c t i n g a n y t h i n g s p e c t a c u l a r to h a p p e n . " W h e n w e first h a d t h e i d e a o f g o i n g to nationals, I d o n ' t think w e t h o u g h t it w a s e v e n p o s s i b l e . W e r e a l l y d i d n ' t t h i n k it w a s e v e r r e a l istic that w e c o u l d d o i t . " s a i d J o s h Brandenburg ('03).

to O r l a n d o to c o m p e t e , the attitude c h a n g e d f r o m disbelief to full business.

" F o r the short a m o u n t of time

b e e n at n a t i o n a l s f o r y e a r . W e w e r e

that w e h a d t o p r e p a r e , a n d t h e little

o n e o f o n l y t w o D i v i s i o n III t e a m s

experience w e had with the guys

there," said Beth Evans ('02).

o n the t e a m , we did a w e s o m e .

In t h e s e m i s , H o p e ' s p e r f o r -

M o s t o f t h e t e a m s t h e r e h a d ten

m a n c e was great, but walking off

g u y s on their s q u a d s , and for us to

t h e p e r f o r m a n c e s t a g e , the t e a m f e l t

h a v e o n l y f o u r g u y s a n d get e i g h t h

otherwise.

in t h e n a t i o n is u n b e l i e v a b l e , " s a i d

" W e c a m e out k n o w i n g we

E v e n w i t h little p r e p a r a t i o n

t i m e , t h e s q u a d p u l l e d it t o g e t h e r and practiced hard for an incredible

d i d n ' t d o a s w e l l a s w e h a d d o n e it before." said Betsie letter ('04). H o w e v e r , t h e j u d g e s felt H o p e ' s

show. "We went above and beyond our level. E v e n w h e n we first started, w e had our doubts, but o n c e every-

"It w a s a great e x p e r i e n c e f o r

finals.

ally s a w our hard w o r k p a y o f f , "

Dickinson (05). Against Northwood, H o p e came

The Hope College Hockey club

out with a vengeance, scoring five

w a s in a c t i o n l a s t w e e k e n d , a t -

g o a l s in t h e f i r s t t w o p e r i o d s , a n d

t e m p t i n g to d e f e n d t h e i r r o l e of

victory s e e m e d to be a s s u r e d . U n -

b e i n g t h e n u m b e r o n e d i v i s i o n III

fortunately, N o r t h w o o d rallied to

c l u b t e a m in t h e n a t i o n . T h e y

c o m p i l e six g o a l s in t h e f i n a l p e -

p l a y e d a c o u p l e o f s o l i d p e r i o d s in each g a m e , but s a w both g a m e s slip

riod. "It was a really disappointing

out of their h a n d s , f a l l i n g to

loss for u s , " said Van T i m m e r a n .

Muskegon Community College 6-

" W e had a h u g e lead and w e j u s t

5 . and to N o r t h w o o d U n i v e r s i t y 6 -

let d o w n f o r a little w h i l e a n d e n d e d

5.

u p paying for it." "When

we

played

against

T h e loss d r o p s H o p e to 7 - 9 - 0

M u s k e g o n at H o p e b e f o r e C h r i s t -

o v e r a l l , a n d 3 - 5 - 0 in t h e C e n t r a l

m a s break, w e had plenty of c r o w d

c l u b r e g i o n . T h e t e a m p l a n s t o re-

support, a n d their t e a m w a s really

g r o u p this w e e k e n d as they play

racking up penalties.

S a g i n a w Valley. " W e n e e d to w i n this g a m e , "

But p l a y i n g

in M u s k e g o n w a s a lot t o u g h e r , a n d

I Congratulations to the Hope College Cheerleading squad for finishing 8th at the National Championships!

said Meredith Albers. ('04)

Hockey loses two Ben DeHaan

^ome join Gaylc Shumaker MA,LLP and Jeanne indefl MSW on Sundays from 5:45-7;00pm. We will talk about food and eating, body image, movement, and cultural and persona) attitudes we nave about our bodies We wdl meet in Docsburg Cottage carting Sunday January 2 0 for three -veeks: for ar. informal lime of discussion. F e d free to come to all three discussions or drop in lo the raes thai work with your schedule. If inleresled cal Cochran at Ext. 6295.

mance, the Dutch most definitely d e s e r v e s it. u s . It w a s a lot o f f u n , a n d w e re-

SPORTS EDFTOR

Mi of us are canccmcd lo a greater or lesser degree about what we eat. how we look, and how we feel ibout ourselves. Lei's talk about id

F o r such an incredible perfor-

r e s e r v e d a s p o t f o r t h e t e a m in t h e

thing started falling into place and 0u8P<n(ljfl*

Brandenburg.

performance was exceptional, and

"We were freaking out and

ANCHORALL-STARS

much more experience.

w e r e so m a n y t e a m s there that had

However, once they received notice that they w e r e on their way

H o p e ' s final p e r f o r m a n c e was

w e w e r e still r e a l l y r u s t y b e c a u s e

said D i c k i n s o n . " W e h a v e to w o r k

it w a s o u r f i r s t g a m e b a c k f r o m

o n playing three w h o l e periods, and

b r e a k , " said d e f e n s e m a n G e o r g e

I think w e can d o it."

Saturday, Jan. 19 at the Holland Civic Center, 3:00 P M - D o n ' t Miss it! HOPE COLLEGE ANCHOR 141 E 12TH ST PC BOX 9000 HOLLAND MI 49422-9000

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