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J a n u a r y 2000 P o l i t i c s as U s u a l

S e r v i n g t h e H o p e C o l l e g e C o m m u n i t y f o r 113 y e a r s

Praters charged • Two members of the Fraternal Society charged with selling alcohol to minors.

Throwing punches

were

• Hope students invent Fight Club of their own in dorm lounge.

w e r e u n d e r x 2 1 , a Jan. 25 n e w s reJULIE GREEN campusbeat editor

A d d i n g lo a c h a r g c a g a i n si ihc^

lease slaled. T h e c h a r g e is a m i s d e m e a n o r wilh a p o s s i b l e p e n a l l y of a $ 1.000

Fralcrs a n d D c l p h i s o r g a n i z a l i o n s f o r a H a l l o w e e n p a r l y h e l d in

f i n e , u p lo 6 0 d a y s in jail, a n d c o m -

O v e r i s e l T o w n s h i p on O c i . 3 0 . i w o i n d i v i d u a l s of i h e IValernily h a v e

T h e s e c o n d c h a r g e is a g a i n s l ihe f r a l e r n i l y a n d i h e sororily u n d e r a

heen c h a r g e d wilh selling " T h e invesligation pari is d o n e , "

M i c h i g a n law lhal c a n c h a r g e i h e organizalion or person w h o pro-

said F r e d e r i c k A n d e r s o n , p r o s e c u t ing A l l o r n e y for A l l e g a n c o u n l y .

vided ihe s e l u p and localion for

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munily service.

Two separale charges have been

u n d e r a g e d r i n k i n g . T h e p e n a l l y is a p o s s i b l e six m o n l h s i n c a r c e r a l i o n

issued. T h e n e w e s i c h a r g e is a g a i n s l i w o

a n d / o r a $ 5 0 0 line. T h e c h a r g e s slem f r o m p r o d u c t

individuals w h o w e r e nol yel

of an O c l t 3 0 p a r l y w h e r e b u s e s

named. "The iwo individuals charged

were charted, a $15

p l a n n e d a n d p r o v i d e d ihe a l c o h o l lor p e r s o n s u n d e r 2 1 , " A n d e r s o n

w e r e also hit by a vehicle h a u l i n g a

said. T h e c h a r g e is a g a i n s l i w o f r a l e r -

U-Haul. " N o w lhal t h e r e h a v e been for-

niiy m e m b e r s w h o p a r l i c i p a i e d in

mal c h a r g e s , i h e c o l l e g e c a n seek lo d e t e r m i n e lo s e e if t h e r e are a n y

a l c o h o l w a s p r o v i d e d lo p e r s o n s u n d e r 21, o r i n q u i r i e s w e r e failed lb be m a d e as lo w h e l h e r s l u d e n l s

M a y b e y o u c a u g h t s n i p p e t s of a c o n v e r s a t i o n in the c a f e t e r i a . M a y b e t h e r e w a s a g u y in y o u r m a t h c l a s s w h o l o o k e d a little b r u i s e d a n d c o m p l a i n e d a b o u t a recent b l o o d y nose; or m a y b e you h a v e n ' t h e a r d a b o u t it y e t : H o p e College has a Fight Club. A group of students w h o meet late at n i g h t to get rid of stress a n d f r u s t r a t i o n s by s p a r r i n g w i t h each o t h e r in t h e b a s e m e n t of o n e of

fee was

charged, and alcohol w a s served. D u r i n g t h e parly, i w o H o p e s l u d e n l s

ihe o r g a n i z a l i o n of a parly w h e r e

A M D R E W UOTZ

v i o l a t i o n s of s t u d e n t [ c o n d u c t ] , " s a i d T o m R e n n e r , D i r e c t o r of Pubm o r e PRATERS on 7

H o p e ' s r e s i d e n c e halls. T h e underground boxing organiz a t i o n on H o p e ' s c a m p u s g o t its slart wilh a g r o u p of b o x i n g e n t h u Anchor photo b y C a r r i e A r n o l d

REACHING Taylor, director of the group in song during M o r e on Gospel Fest

F O R "THE L O R D : Darnisha Hope College Gospel Choir, leads her the annual Gospel Fest on Jan. 22. on p a g e 2.

M A X t r a n s p o r t s s t u d e n t s across t o w n staff r e p o r t e r

Instead o f b e g g i n g for r i d e s f r o m friends, sludenls without

f i g h t i n g , " said a f e m a l e friend of the o r g a n i z e r s , w h o w a s a s p e c t a t o r at t h e first e v e n t . " T h e y got g l o v e s , and had a ref. Just a few people watched. Everyone was cheering t h e m on a n d l a u g h i n g . It w a s fun to watch them box."

a - M A X . C a t c h - a - M A X will be the m o s t c o m m o n o p t i o n , with r e g u l a r

M o n d a y t h r o u g h Friday, 6 a . m . t o 7 p.m., a n d S a t u r d a y , f r o m 9 : 3 0 a . m .

A f t e r that initial fight, a n u m b e r of o t h e r p e o p l e e x p r e s s e d interest

Manager. " A l s o , a study w a s d o n e in the area, and it

r o u t e s a n d b u s s t o p s at s c h e d u l e d

to 5 : 3 0 p . m . Since the M A X service began last

in

times. T w o of the slops, o n e at R i v e r A v e n u e a n d 8lh Street, a n d o n e at

week, the c o m m u n i t y has had

O r g a n i z e r s of the F i g h t C l u b d e -

mixed reactions. " W e ' v e received m a n y positive

v e l o p e d a set of r u l e s for t h e fights. E a c h m a t c h w a s c o m p o s e d of t h r e e

r e s i d e n t s ' r e q u e s t s , a c c o r d i n g to MEREDITH CARE

s i a s t s w h o got b o r e d . " O n e n i g h t t w o g u y s j u s t felt like

Greg Robinson, Assistant City

fighting,

a n d the H o p e C o l l e g e

Fight C l u b w a s b o r n .

s h o w e d that

R i v e r a n d 9ih Street, a r e e s p e c i a l l y

transportation option

because the

c o n v e n i e n t f o r H o p e C o l l e g e stu-

w h e n lhey n e e d to

commu-

dents. A n e x a c t f a r e of $1 is r e q u i r e d

c o m m e n t s so f a r , " R o b i n s o n said.

o n e - m i n u t e r o u n d s , w i t h an official

"But there has also been some con-

for C a t c h - a - M A X . M o n t h l y p a s s e s and p u n c h p a s s e s are also available.

fusion about the c h a n g e s from the old way. T h a t c o n f u s i o n will p r o b -

timekeeper and referee. Both contenders w o r e b o x i n g gloves, and

m u c h , there was

B u s e s run M o n d a y t h r o u g h Friday,

a b l y be e l i m i n a t e d as p e o p l e learn

7 a . m . to 7 p.m., a n d S a t u r d a y 9 : 3 0

about the new s y s t e m . "

a need for expanded

a . m . to 5 : 3 0 p.m. R e s e r v e - a - M A X is a n o t h e r n e w

cars n o w have a new

travel off c a m p u s . The new Macalawa Area

nity h a s grown s

Express (MAX), f o r m e r l y k n o w n as Dial-a-Ride, has expanded public transportation services for ihe C i t y of H o l l a n d , Holland T o w n s h i p , and Zeeland Township. The new iransporlalion system h a s been i n t r o d u c e d in r e s p o n s e to

o

m o s t used m o u t h g u a r d s . N o b l o w s w e r e a l l o w e d b e l o w t h e belt. 41 lf a g u y started b l e e d i n g pretty

W h i l e m a n y H o p e s t u d e n t s d o not

b a d , t h e y ' d stop t h e fight. T h e y ' d b r e a k it u p if it got out of h a n d , "

p u b l i c

o p t i o n . R i d e r s c a n call the M A X

even realize any c h a n g e s h a v e b e e n t a k i n g p l a c e in H o l l a n d ' s p u b l i c

transporta-

a n d m a k e r e s e r v a t i o n s for a o n e -

t r a n s p o r t a t i o n , m a n y a l s o think the

t i m e or r e g u l a r l y - s c h e d u l e d p i c k -

M A X is a g o o d idea.

t i c i p a t e d in a fight. T h e r i n g w a s m a d e by s p e c t a t o r s

l i o n , " R o b i n s o n said. The M A X service has two options: C a t c h - a - M A X and R e s e r v e -

up, for a f a r e of $ 2 e a c h ride. E x a c t fare a m o u n t is r e q u i r e d . R e s e r v e - a - M A X is a v a i l a b l e

" I ' l l p r o b a b l y u s e it j u s t to g o to M e i j e r ' s or M c D o n a l d ' s , " R a c h e l m o r e M A X on 7

s a i d a m a l e s t u d e n t w h o h a d par-

s t a n d i n g in a circle. If they got t o o c l o s e to t h e s p e c t a t o r s , t h e fighters m o r e B O X I M G on 5

S t u d e n t Congress chooses speaker w h o c l i m b e d ing, a l t h o u g h n o l n e c e s s a r i l y fa-

After contacting speaker agen-

d i d n ' t f e e l that t h e t o p i c h a d t h e

staff r e p o r t e r

mous. " W e w e r e v e r y i n t e r e s t e d in

cies a n d r e v i e w i n g b i o g r a p h i e s , t h e task f o r c e p r e s e n t e d S t u d e n t C o n -

s a m e d r a w that W o o d did. C o n g r e s s agreed with them and decided to

When Student Congress was choosing a speaker for this year,

b r i n g i n g a w o m a n to c a m p u s b e c a u s e it h a d n ' t b e e n d o n e in this

gress with two choices: Sharon W o o d , t h e first N o r t h A m e r i c a n

b r i n g W o o d to c a m p u s as the C o n -

they d e c i d e d that b i g g e r w a s n ' t al-

series b e f o r e , " said M e g a n Brax ( ' 0 1 ) , c h a i r of t h e t a s k force. " W e w a n t e d s o m e o n e f u n a n d interest-

w o m a n to c l i m b M o u n t E v e r e s t , a n d Will Miller, a c o m e d i a n w h o

M. L O F Q U I S X

w a y s belter. The Student Congress Speaker Task F o r c e w a n t e d s o m e o n e w h o w o u l d be interesting a n d e n t e r t a i n -

ing w h o w o u l d not c a u s e a c o n t r o versy."

talks on t h e i m p a c t of the m e d i a on A m e r i c a n s ' lives. A l t h o u g h t h e r e w a s interest in Miller, the task f o r c e

g r e s s ' S p e a k e r for 2 0 0 0 . Wood hails from Canada and r e a c h e d the s u m m i t of M o u n t E v e r e s t on M a y 2 0 , 1986. S h e h a s also served as a helicopter sky m o r e S P E A K E R on 8

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Infocus, p a g e 3.

Student teaches martial arts in club Spotlight, page 5.

InSync performs in annual dance concert. Intermission, page 6.

Women's basketball wins two games in a row. Sports, p a g e 8.


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C a m p u s Beat

lanuary 26,2000

Gospel Fest raises hands, roof in praise h a v e p e o p l e f r o m d i f f e r e n t age

CARRIE A R N O L D

For J e n n y H u b c r (*02). p e r f o r m -

b r a c k e t s , a n d to h a v e t h e m b r o u g h t t o g e t h e r is t h e m a i n d i f f e r e n c e . " A l t h o u g h the c h o i r h a s g r o w n in

ing in G o s p e l F e s i 2 0 0 0 w a s n ' t as i m p o r i a n l as i h e spirit b e h i n d ii.

n u m b e r s o v e r the past f e w y e a r s , choir director Darnisha Taylor sees

" T h e w o r s h i p , w h e t h e r in re-

ihat g r o w t h a s s e c o n d a r y to t h e

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hearsal o r p e r f o r m a n c e , in the c h o i r

g r o w t h in w o r s h i p .

is the s a m e , " H u h e r said. " T h i s is not p e r f o r m a n c e b a s e d . It's not a

" W h a t I find m o s t e x c i t i n g is t h e h e a r t of w o r s h i p in s t u d e n t s a n d

show." T h i s e v e n t , w h i c h t o o k p l a c e on

t h e i r w i l l i n g n e s s to g l o r i f y G o d in

Saturday. J a n . 22, f e a t u r e d c h o i r s from H o p e . A l b i o n C o l l e g e . G r a n d Valley State University, and Kellogg C o m m u n i t y College. Each

S o j o u r n e r T r u t h m e m o r i a l statue in

then joined t o g e t h e r for a m a s s fi-

B a t t l e C r e e k , u s h e r i n g in a n e w

nale at t h e e n d of t h e p e r f o r m a n c e . "I t h o u g h t u w a s n e a t , " said G o s -

state holiday. "It w a s s o m e t h i n g w e m a d e a pri-

pel C h o i r S e c r e t a r y Kali F o r q u e r

ority to be a part of, not just to Battle

( ' 0 1 ) . "All the c h o i r s there for the

C r e e k , but to the state," Taylor said. H u b e r agreed with the i m p o r -

w h o loved the L o r d a n d w e c o u l d

t a n c e of s u c h e v e n t s . " I t ' s a m a z i n g , " s h e said. "It w a s

worship with." W h i l e w o r s h i p r e m a i n s at t h e

s o m e t h i n g I w a s n ' t p r e p a r e d for. It s a y s s o m u c h f o r w h a t e v e r y o n e is t r y i n g to ac-

heart of t h e C h o i r , H u b e r has s e e n ii b e -

I think

that

[Gospel

a beautiful

w - i t!

i

w a y to d o that."

group performed separately and

G o s p e l

!! i

any way possible," Taylor said. " T h e y just c h o s e G o s p e l C h o i r as a E a r l i e r this fall, the G o s p e l C h o i r p e r f o r m e d at the u n v e i l i n g of the

s a m e r e a s o n - to p r a i s e the L o r d . It's great to s e e p e o p l e o u t s i d e of H o p e

*****

Choir]

is

visual

complish." L i s a Hardy ('03)

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Carrie Arnold

A M A Z I N G G R A C E: Todd Haulenbeek ('00) sings a solo during Gospel Fest. The choir will tour Western Michigan during February break t and have a final concert on April 8 and 9. s h e said. "It w a s m o r e m y style of m u s i c . It m a d e m e h a p p y t o listen

T h e p e r f o r m a n c e in t h e G o s p e l F e s t is o n l y a s m a l l p o r t i o n of the

to." H u b e r s a w the c h o i r

choir's spring semester plans. a means

"I h o p e that w e w o u l d g a i n an u n f o r g e t t a b l e e x p e r i e n c e , so that w e c o u l d n e v e r s a y that o u r c h u r c h is t h e o n l y p l a c e that k n o w s h o w to

O v e r F e b r u a r y b r e a k , the c h o i r is

g l o r i f y G o d , " T a y l o r said.

d e c i d e d to

f o r getting m o r e i n v o l v e d with t h e

p l a n n i n g a t o u r in W e s t e r n M i c h i -

join

C h r i s t i a n a s p e c t s of t h e c o l l e g e .

g a n , p e r f o r m i n g in c h u r c h e s in G l e n

T a y l o r h o p e s that all the d e n o m i -

G o s p e l Choir after

"It t a u g h t m e a lot a b o u t m y s e l f a n d m y r e l a t i o n s h i p with C h r i s t , "

Arbor, R o s c o m m o n , Kalamazoo,

n a t i o n s will be a b l e to c o m e to-

year and a

she

heard

H u b e r said. "I h a d the o p p o r t u n i t y

and Portage. T h e y a l s o h a v e s e v e r a l local per-

g e t h e r a n d w o r s h i p as a w h o l e . " O u r n u m b e r o n e goal is to r e a c h

( half. "We have more community dedi-

them

per-

to g r o w in that. T h e o p p o r t u n i t y to

f o r m a n c e s p l a n n e d a n d a final c o n -

m o r e p e o p l e a n d that G o d w o u l d be

g o a n d m i n i s t e r to p e o p l e in that

cert on S a t u r d a y and S u n d a y , A p r i l

m a n n e r h a s m a d e m e feel b l e s s e d . "

8 a n d 9.

g l o r i f i e d , " F o r q u e r said. " W e d o n ' t w a n t t o be the s h o w y c h o i r . "

come more

representation boundaries

than that over the past

of how visual

just melt away. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;Jenny Huber ('02)

c a t i o n this y e a r . " H u b e r said. " W e

the

f o r m in c h a p e l . "I j o i n e d b e c a u s e I like to s i n g , "

C o l l e g e increases fines t o discourage p a r k i n g JULIE GREEN c a m pus b e a t e d i t o r

fic." P u b l i c S a f e t y h a s in-

ing the D o w , " M a y b u r y said. " S t u -

p u r c h a s e m a i n l y for Van V l e c k a n d

A b o u t 2 0 $ 5 0 t i c k e t s h a v e been

d e n t s will h a v e to be

the D e l p h i C o t t a g e , will h e l p e a s e

i s s u e d s i n c e J a n . 1. ' T h e a m o u n t of p a r k i n g and driv-

careful

creased enforceH o p e C o l l e g e d e c i d e d that it w a s t i m e for p e d e s t r i a n s to take b a c k the

cially problem-

sidewalks f r o m vehicular traffic.

atic a r e a s , such

B e g i n n i n g J a n . I, p a r k i n g f i n e s h a v e been i n c r e a s e d f r o m $ 1 0 a n d

where

they put their ve-

m e n t at e s p e -

hicles." All s t u d e n t s , faculty a n d staff

as a l o n g t h e 12th St r e e t w a l k w a y .

are subject to the

the move-in process. " ( W e ' l l ] buy a lot of t w o - w h e e l

enforcement,"

towed. S t u d e n t s w o n ' t be a l l o w e d to

more accessible,

use, said G r e g M a y b u r y , D i r e c t o r

M a y b u r y said. O t h e r a r e a s i n c l u d e Van V l e c k ,

of O p e r a t i o n s a n d T e c h n o l o g y .

V o o r h e e s a n d D u r f e e Halls, a n d in

p a r k in t h e s e a r e a s e v e n d u r i n g

parking and general

front o f t h e D c W i t t C e n t e r .

m o v e - i n times.

t r a f f i c o n 13th S t r e e t

" A n y f i n e s w e get f r o m this will g o to e n f o r c e m e n t , will p a y f o r t h e

and C o l u m b i a A v e n u e

w a l k s a n d clear t h e m for p e d e s t r i a n

" P e d e s t r i a n s w e r e run o f f the road. F i f t e e n d o l l a r s w a s n ' t keeping the s t u d e n t s f r o m p a r k i n g i h c r c . " M a y b u r y said. " T h e c o l l e g e m a d e a d e c i s i o n to try to limit or cut out c o m p l e t e l y v e h i c u l a r traf-

drive

type of service is

high

T h e r e are still p l a c e s on c a m p u s where parking fines remain $15. " T h i s is f o c u s e d on central c a m -

d a m a g e of the g r o u n d , a n d carts f o r

pus. f r o m 13th to 10th S t r e e t , C o l lege to C o l u m b i a A v e n u e , includ-

s t u d e n t u s e , " M a y b u r y said. T h e carts, w h i c h t h e s c h o o l will

To

S t r eet will be c l o s e d to

see

how

has

gun p a r k i n g on the N

on

0

*4*

Columbia,

said

M a y b u r y . I t ' s not part of the c o l l e g e ' s p r o p e r t y , but

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is m o n i t o r e d by t h e c i t y .

will be r e s t r i c t e d . " W e ' l l e x p e r i m e n t w i t h it t h i s year and

Street

road n e a r the f l a g pole

m a k e the streets 10th

12th

e n o u g h tickets issued." S o m e cars have be-

m a k e the s t r e e t s m o r e a c c e s sible [ d u r i n g m o v e - i n a n d out t i m e s ] , " M a y b u r y said.

"Any

around

g o t t e n a r o u n d - t h e r e h a s been

t h e i r l u g g a g e in, a n d w e ' l l

fines, and repeat off e n d e r s will h a v e their v e h i c l e s

$ 1 5 to $ 5 0 in o r d e r to e n c o u r a g e s t u d e n t s to k e e p t r a f f i c off the s i d e -

ing

d r o p p e d , " M a y b u r y said. " W o r d has

carts that t h e s t u d e n t s c a n take

it w o r k s , "

Sidewalk parking has also produced sprinkler d a m a g e . " I t w o u l d be nice if t h e w a l k w a y s w e r e truly p e d e s t r i a n , " M a y b u r y said.

M a y b u r y said.

Presidential series c o n t i n u e s THE HEIFER PROJECT JULIE GREEN campusbeat editor

H o p e . " h a d to be b r o a d e n e d a little.

M a x D e p r e e , C h a i r m a n of H e r m a n

T h e c o l l e g e d e c i d e d on five

Miller, Inc. on l e a d e r s h i p on M a r c h

t h e m e s it w o u l d l i k e to d i s c u s s

29. D e p r e e g r a d u a t e d f r o m H o p e in 1948, a n d has p u b l i s h e d a n u m b e r

T h e i n a u g u r a t i o n of P r e s i d e n t J a m e s B u l t m a n has b e c o m e a year-

t h r o u g h out the year. " W e l o o k e d for p e o p l e w h o c o u l d

long e v e n t as the third s p e a k e r in the P r e s i d e n t i a l L e c t u r e S e r i e s

h e l p us e n g a g e in issues a c r o s s the

s p o k e last w e e k , and the f o u r t h will c o m e in t w o w e e k s . " A s part of t h e i n a u g u r a l p l a n ning. w e d e c i d e d to c r e a t e a f o r u m for a c r o s s t h e y e a r . " s a i d N a n c y Miller. Dean of the Social S c i e n c e s . T h i s s e r i e s w a s m e a n t in part to lake the place o f Ihe C r i t i c a l Issues S \ m p o s i u m . w h i c h is held e v e r y year. D u e to s c h e d u l i n g c o n f l i c t s , ihe s c h o o l e l e c t e d not to hold C I S this year. " W e d e c i d e d to f o l l o w the t h e m e of t h e i n a u g u r a t i o n . " M i l l e r said, t h o u g h t h e t h e m e . " V i s i o n s of

of b o o k s on l e a d e r s h i p , i n c l u d i n g

c a m p u s to j o i n us in d i s c u s s i o n

academic excellence, reconciliation. t h e global c o m m u n i t y a n d di-

a b o u t s h a p i n g a n d s u s t a i n i n g a vision of H o p e in the f u t u r e , " M i l l e r

versity, C h r i s t i a n faith a n d Liberal Arts, a n d l e a d e r s h i p . " O u r h o p e is that w e ' l l be able to

said. T h i s series is a one y e a r e v e n t a n d will e n d with t h e last of the f i v e

m o v e o u r s e l v e s to the n e x t level on d i s c u s s i o n and a c t i o n , " M i l l e r said.

speakers. S o far, there has been g o o d atten-

Already Richard Mouw, Lewis S m e d e s , and Y o l a n d a M o s e s h a v e

d a n c e . M i l l e r said. T h e largest att e n d a n c e w a s at t h e o p e n i n g

spoke. The two remaining speakers are M a r t i n M a r t y , p r o f e s s o r of His-

speaker during inaugural weekend. " E a c h of the I s p e a k e r s ] w a s will-

a n d L i b e r a l Ar t s o n . F e b . 9, a n d

K

" L e a d e r s h i p is an A r t . " " W e ' r e inviting the w h o l e c o l l e g e

c o m m u n i t y , " M i l l e r said. T h e f i v e t h e m e s d e c i d e d on w e r e

tory a n d C h r i s t i a n i t y at the U n i v e r sity of C h i c a g o , on C h r i s t i a n faith

t-rjor

ing to s h a p e his or her s p e e c h to the n e e d s of the c o l l e g e , not a c a n n e d s p e e c h , " M i l l e r said.

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Learning t o live w i t h a live-in R A N D O M SAMPLINGS Jane Bast

Just t h e t w o o f us When I shared a room wiih my sisier. w e nearly killed e a e h other. In m y d e f e n s e . I s h o u l d men! ion lhal we h a v e very coniraslinij personalilies. I c o n s i d e r m y s e l l lidy, w h i l e m y

been s e p a r a t e d o n c e . In m y d e f e n s e . I should m e n t i o n that she w a s an only c h i l d , w h o loft her father a n d b o y f r i e n d h o m e in C a l i f o r n i a . I t h r e w m y s e l f into life at H o p e . N hut

1 g r e w u p 45 m i n u t e s a w a y . I

sisier lives in a b j e e l lillh. W h e r e a s I g o lo bed a f t e r 2 a . m .

a m used lo D u t c h j o k e s a n d

a n d s l e e p in unlil n o o n , m y sisier is early lo b e d a n d e a r l y lo

S o she r e t u r n e d h o m e at ihe e n d of fall s e m e s t e r a n d d i d n ' t c o m e

rise. Plus, she lalks in h e r s l e e p . A n d loves N ' S y n e . For y e a r s ,

back. I w o u l d s a y that a d j u s t i n g lo

w e lived in a f r a g i l e i r u e e w h e r e

t w o s t r a n g e r s has t a u g h t m e a lot a b o u l m y s e l f , but it really h a s n ' t .

o n e foul m o v e reigniled i h e war. N o w 1 love m y s i s i e r — d o n ' l

whole months without sunshine.

Instead, l i v i n g wilh s o m e o n e h a s

• As students plan living situations for next year, choosing the right roommate can make the difference between a happy or unpleasant college experience.

h i p s y

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Bodine and Chad Sampson

A L O V E - H A T E R E L A T I O N S H I P : Roommates Jenny Folkert ('02) and Emily Snyder ('02) stress out while roomies Tracy Haveman ('03) and Jessie Davis ('03) show the love.

JANE BAST infocus e d i t o r

cult to be r o o m m a t e s . W e g e t a l o n g m u c h belter n o w that w e d o n ' t live

m o n t h s a w a y . R o o m m a t e s currently

together." N o m a t t e r w h o the r o o m m a t e is, c o m m u n i c a t i o n c a n m a k e the d i f -

s o l v e t h e m as s o o n a s p o s s i b l e .

h a v i n g p r o b l e m s s h o u l d a t t e m p t to .

gel m e w r o n g . O n c e w e finally

t a u g h t m e the art of c o m p r o -

received o u r o w n r o o m s a f e w years ago, our standoff ended. I

mise. I c a n ' t slug m y r o o m m a t e each lime she does something I

r o o m m a t e s in o n e s e m e s t e r , Amanda Whitmer (403) knows

d o n ' t like, t h e w a y I did m y

w h a t to look f o r in a r o o m m a l e f o r

sisier. A n d she c a n ' t s c r e a m o r g o tell M o m e a c h l i m e I a n n o y

next year. 44 I got a l o n g with e v e r y o n e , it w a s

her. W e s i m p l y deal wilh our

j u s t a m a t t e r of d i f f e r e n t s c h e d u l e s

s h o c k i n g a b o u l c o l l e g e is lhal

d i f f e r e n c e s , c o m p r o m i s e and

a n d c i r c u m s t a n c e s , " W h i t m e r said.

we are e x p e c l e d lo live a m i a b l y

lake it in stride. A n d life, lo s o m e e x t e n t , is a s e r i e s of

Horror stories suggest lhal a r o o m m a t e s h o u l d be as m u c h like

G r a y said. " C a l m l y d i s c u s s i n g d i f -

wilh lolal s t r a n g e r s . E a c h year, S l u d e n l D e v e l o p -

ferences of standards, including

ing r o o m m a t e p r o b l e m s or m i s i d e n t i f y the d i f f i c u l t i e s that d o

compromises. In life, w e d o n ' l get to c h o o s e our families, co-workers or

you as p o s s i b l e , but that i s n ' t n e c essarily true. " O d d l y e n o u g h , it d o e s n ' t h a v e

t h i n g s like c l e a n i n g , s l e e p s c h e d ules, d o i n g h o m e w o r k in the r o o m

arise. "I t h i n k s t u d e n t s c o m e to a real-

a n d h o w m u c h t i m e y o u s p e n d to-

ization that t h e r e ' s a p r o b l e m loo

c l a s s m a t e s . W e deal wilh w h a t

to be s o m e o n e w h o d o e s t h i n g s t h e

l a t e , " M a r c e l i s said. " T h e y d o n ' t

w e ' r e g i v e n a n d they deal wilh us. If w e g i v e it a c h a n c e , in t h e

w a y you d o , " said D i r e c t o r of

gether, is i m p o r t a n t . " C o n v e r s a t i o n c a n be the k e y to

C o u n s e l i n g Krislen Gray. In fact, friends d o n ' t a l w a y s m a k e

a v o i d i n g c o n f l i c t , M a r c e l i s said. " W h a t n e e d s to h a p p e n , but o f -

w a n t t o r o c k t h e boat,.so they d o n ' t m e n t i o n p r o b l e m s . T h e first step is to a d d r e s s that there is a p r o b l e m .

ihe best r o o m m a t e s . " R o o m m a t e s w h o are acquain-

ten d o e s n ' t , is an actual c o n v e r s a tion a b o u t g r o u n d r u l e s , " M a r c e l i s

T o o o f t e n p e o p l e d o n ' l a d d r e s s beh a v i o r a l issues, t h e y attack c h a r a c -

t a n c e s and h a v e a lot in c o m m o n ,

said. P e o p l e j u s l a s s u m e . I t ' s impor-

but d o n ' t s p e n d a lot of social t i m e

tant to c o m m u n i c a t e a n d r e s p e c t

ter." Marcelis suggests students who

t o g e t h e r a r e t h e best r o o m m a t e s , " said C o o k Hall R e s i d e n t D i r e c t o r

each others' time and space." T h i s r e s p e c t c a n be s u m m e d u p

a r e h a v i n g d i f f i c u l t i e s s h o u l d try to solve the p r o b l e m t h e m s e l v e s or

Monica Marcelis. "It's important to h a v e other outlets b e s i d e s the per-

in t w o w o r d s , a c c o r d i n g to G r a y -

s p e a k to t h e i r r e s i d e n t assistant o r

B e polite. "That almost covers everything,"

r e s i d e n t d i r e c t o r b e f o r e they c o n -

leared lo a p p r e c i a t e m y sisier as a p e r s o n , nol jusl as an a n n o y i n g roommale. Bui I ' v e k n o w n m y sisier f o r ihe pasl sixteen y e a r s . W h a l ' s

m e n t s e n d s 7 0 0 f r e s h - f a c e d first year sludents housing cards, a s k i n g s u c h in-depth q u e s t i o n s as, " D o y o u s m o k e ? " a n d " A r e y o u an o u t g o i n g p e r s o n ? " B a s e d on this k n o w l e d g e , they m a t c h e a c h s l u d e n l to another, a n d the. t w o m u s t t h e n p r e p a r e to s h a r e a prison-cell si/.ed s p a c e f o r the next s c h o o l year. G o i n g p o l l u c k feels a bit like an a r r a n g e d m a r r i a g e . You d o n ' t

A f t e r living w i l h i h r e e d i f f e r e n t

m i d s t of t h e c r o w d o f s t r a n g e r s , w e ' l l find p e o p l e to love a n d respect. I ' m s t a r l i n g to a p p r e c i a t e m y n e w r o o m m a t e as a p e r s o n . W e b e g a n t h e s e m e s t e r as s t r a n g e r s a n d s l o wl y b u t surely, w e ' r e

m e e t y o u r r o o m m a t e lill m o v e -

learning to respect e a c h o t h e r as

in day, but b e f o r e h a n d y o u e a c h negotiate w h a t y o u will c o n t r i b -

individuals. A f t e r l i v i n g w i l h m y sisier, I

u t e to the p a r t n e r s h i p . F o r m y

never thought I'd want a r o o m m a t e . B u t living with

first r o o m m a l e , I b r o u g h t c a r p e t ,

son w h o m y o u ' r e living w i l h . " .

f e r e n c e in s u c c e s s f u l living s i t u a tions. " I t ' s i m p o r t a n t to f i n d s o m e o n e

p r o b l e m s , " G r a y said. " I t ' s belter to

w h o you can c o m m u n i c a t e with

arises." M a r c e l i s feels that s o m e s t u d e n t s

a b o u t a variety of t o p i c s i n c l u d i n g the u n c o m f o r t a b l e and c o n f l i c t i n g , "

W h i t m e r h a s a l r e a d y l e a r n e d this

G r a y said. " W h e n s o m e o n e is sleep-

lesson. " L i v i n g wilh a f r i e n d c a n restrict

ing, if y o u ' r e polite you w o n ' t w a l k in, turn on all ihe lights, c r a n k u p

a computer, a fridge and a s h e l v i n g unit. S h e b r o u g h t t h e

s o m e o n e really i s n ' t so b a d . I k n o w e v e r y d a y w o n ' t be p e r f e c t

you a n d if y o u h a v e c o n f l i c t s it c a n

t h e s t e r e o a n d invite f o u r f r i e n d s

phone. T V and stereo.

and I d o n ' l e x p e c t t h e m to be. I lake life with m y r o o m m a l e in

ruin your friendship," W h i t m e r said. " M y s e c o n d r o o m m a t e is a

Over. You d o n ' t b o r r o w w i t h o u t ask-

stride, t h a n k f u l f o r the small

friend of m i n e . W e ' r e great f r i e n d s , ,

g r a c e s e a c h d a y w i t h her b r i n g s .

bui our p e r s o n a l i t i e s m a d e it d i f f i -

you." H o w e v e r , n e x t f a l l is s e v e r a l

I say m y first r o o m m a t e , b e c a u s e a l t h o u g h I ' v e o n l y been here o n e s e m e s t e r . I ' v e a l r e a d y

G r a y said. " C o u n s e l i n g f o r r o o m m a t e probl e m s is like c o u n s e l i n g for m a r r i a g e

ing and y o u r e m e m b e r to s a y t h a n k

d o il e a r l y w h e n i h e d i f f i c u l t y first

p r o c r a s t i n a t e w h e n it c o m e s to solv-

s i d e r m o v i n g out. F o r r o o m m a t e s w h o d o need to separate, honesty and courtesy can save hurt feelings. " I t ' s really i m p o r t a n t f o r ihe pers o n w h o is m o v i n g to e x p l a i n lo the r o o m m a t e w h y , " M a r c e l i s said. "Il requires maturity." m o r e R O O M I E S on 7

C l u s t e r m e n t a l i t y just fine f o r D y k s t r a residents m e t , " R i d g e said. " T h e r e ' s a lot of

think s o c i a l i z a t i o n is a lot easier. Il f e e l s so m u c h like a family. A s an

w a n l t o s l e e p , s t u d y or h a n g out wilh o t h e r f r i e n d s . " K r n e l a said.

v a r i e l y of p e o p l e . Il g i v e s y o u

R A , I feel like I k n o w m y r e s i d e n t s

something differenl." Clustermate Mel Kuiken (403) feels the

a lot belter b e c a u s e I really live w i l h

C l u s t e r s c a n also gel noisy, m a k ing it d i f f i c u l t for less social stu-

c l u s t e r sys-

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

dents. " T h e c l u s t e r s Have a t e n d e n c y lo be l o u d , " K r n e l a said. "I think you

tem makes

also be bit a stilling.

really h a v e lo be o u t g o i n g and e x -

shared s p a c e c r e a t e s a u n i q u e a t m o s p h e r e w h e r e r e s i d e n t s a r e in c o n -

here I wouldn't have otherwise

stant c o n t a c t wilh e a c h other. s h a r e three s h o w e r s m a y s e e m like

" T h e c l u s t e r g i v e s the o p p o r l u nily lo gel out of the r o o m / ' K r n e l a

the recipe for d o m e s t i c d i s t r e s s , but it's j u s l a n o t h e r d a y in the life of a

s a i d . " S l U -

JANE BAST infocus e d i t o r

T w e n t y - s i x w o m e n f o r c e d lo

c l u s t e r for D y k s t r a Hall r e s i d e n t s . " I t ' s a m a / i n g w e d o n ' l riot," said resident Kalie V e l d m a n ( ' 0 3 ) . ' B u i by a n d large e v e r y t h i n g s e e m s to work out." . D y k s t r a Hall, the s e c o n d largest r e s i d e n c e hall on c a m p u s , h o u s e s o v e r 2 6 0 w o m e n in c l u s t e r s , m o s t of w h o m a r e first y e a r s l u d e n t s . T h e d o r m h a s b e e n p r i m a r i l y und e r c l a s s m e n for m o r e than 30 years. Iiiiures R e s i d e n t D i r e c t o r J e n n i f e r Krnela. " D y k s l r a s been a f r e s h m e n girls' d o r m l o n g e r than a n y o n e c a n rem e m b e r . " K r n e l a said. C l u s t e r s are u n i q u e t o D y k s t r a , a s\ siem w h e r e r e s i d e n t s ' r o o m s surr o u n d a c o m m o n living a r e a . T h e

d e n t s can use the cluster for studying and socializi n g o r to s t o r e

[Dykstra] feels so much like a family. •. I feel like I know my residents a lot better because I really live with them. — S a r a J o h n s o n (*02) D y k s t r a Hall RA

their extra j u n k . E s p e cially for f r e s h m a n w o m e n , they h a v e the o p p o r t u n i t y lo m e e t a lot of s l u d e n t s a lot quicker. Il p r o v i d e s a g o o d a t m o s p h e r e to b o n d . " D y k s t r a r e s i d e n t Kristi R i d g e ( ' 0 3 ) agrees that clusters foster friendship. i m e t s o m e really great p e o p l e

c o l l e g e life more manageable for new students. "Il m a d e the transition as a freshman a

them." U n f o r t u n a t e l y , the large a m o u n t

"It gets l o o c o m f o r t a b l e , " K u i k e n

i r a v e r t e d to live in D y k s t r a . I think

said. " A lot of p e o p l e feel they d o n ' t n e e d lo g o o u t s i d e t h e c l u s t e r l o m a k e friends. They stick really

whelming." Still, J o h n s o n said, the b e n e f i t s

close together." By nol e x p a n d i n g their social

outweigh any challenges. " Y o u h a v e 12 p e o p l e t o f i n d

circle b e y o n d their cluster, D y k s l r a r e s i d e n t s c a n be i n l i m i d a l i n g .

s o m e o n e to relate to," J o h n s o n said. " O n e of ihe best t h i n g s a b o u l c l u s -

' ' W h e n you m e e t n e w p e o p l e a n d

ters is learning lo live wilh s o m e o n e w h o m a y be c o m p l e t e l y d i f f e r -

lot e a s i e r , " Kuiken said. " I t ' s like having a

bring them back, the cluster intimid a t e s p e o p l e , " K u i k e n said. " S o m e

b u n c h of sisters." R e s i d e n t Assistant S a r a J o h n s o n

p e o p l e d o n ' t r e a l l y w a n l y o u lo h a n g out w i l h p e o p l e o u t s i d e t h e

( ' 0 2 ) thinks that the f a m i l y a t m o s p h e r e of c l u s t e r s are o n e of

cluster." K r n e l a r e a l i z e s the social p r e s sures living in a c l u s t e r can b r i n g .

D y k s t r a ' s greatest b e n e f i t s . "There's always somebody a r o u n d . It's f u n . " said J o h n s o n . "I

" T h e r e ' s a lot of p r e s s u r e to h a n g out w i t h y o u r cluster, e v e n if y o u

if y o u ' r e i n t r o v e r t e d , it can be over-

enl f r o m y o u . " R i d g e a g r e e s t h a t l i v i n g in D y k s l r a h a s been a m o s t l y positive experience. " I ' m nol sure I'd live here s o p h o m o r e y e a r . " R i d g e said. " B u t I ' m glad I h a d the o p p o r t u n i t y as f r e s h man."


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our voice.

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19 a r t i c l e , " P o l i c e i n v e s t i g a t e

weighs in on sexual assault case

To the Editor:

s e r v e d it, s h e w a s t r a s h e d a n d h i g h .

be proud of the college for taking a

W h a t did she e x p e c t to h a p p e n ? "

stand against violence and pulling

W h e n I r e a d i h c J a n . 19 a r l i c l e

Well, I d o n ' t think she e x p e c t e d this

the

s e x u a l a s s a u l t c o m p l a i n t , " h a v e r a n g e d f r o m s h o c k to

alumni

donations

on

the

on sexual assault I was very upset,

to h a p p e n . W h e n talking a b o u t the

backburner.

disgust.

b u t a s t h e w e e k w e n t on I b e c a m e

i s s u e in o n e o f m y c l a s s e s , m y p r o -

I h a v e s o m e s u g g e s t i o n s that

T h e article detailed a f o r m e r H o p e s t u d e n t ' s allegations

more frustrated by h o w the c a m p u s

fessor Jane Dickie m a d e the com-

w o u l d a l l o w the student body to be

that s e v e r a l m e m b e r s of a f r a t e r n i t y s e x u a l l y a s s a u l t e d

reacted to the e x p o s e d i n f o r m a t i o n .

m e n t , " T h e r e is n o e x c u s e

for

better e d u c a t e d . First, the C A A R E

I w a s also alarmed with a state-

abuse." I agree with her statement.

program currently has a program

m e n t t h e v i c t i m m a d e . In h e r i n t e r -

T h e v i c t i m w a s in a v u l n e r a b l e s t a l e

f o r all r e t u r n i n g s l u d e n t s , but is

view with Anchor editor Mike

and taken a d v a n t a g e of. S h e did not

available only f o r residence halls. I

Z u i d e m a ( ' 0 0 ) , the victim said that

a s k f o r t h i s t o h a p p e n o r e x p e c t it

feel these w o r k s h o p s should be

W h a t ' s m o s t s h o c k i n g a b o u t t h i s a l l e g e d e v e n t is t h e

she went to the H o l l a n d Police be-

to h a p p e n . W e also m u s t r e m e m b e r

m a n d a t o r y f o r all o n c a m p u s h o u s -

w a y t h a t m a n y in t h e c o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y h a v e r e a c t e d

fore H o p e officials because of the

t h a t b o t h p a r t i e s w e r e at t h e p a r t y

ing facilities and possibly even for

f e a r t h a t it w o u l d b e " s w e p t u n d e r

a n d it is a p o s s i b i l i t y that b o t h p a r -

some

ies class h a s a l s o b e e n e x t r e m e l y

h e r at a n O c t . 9 p a r t y . T h e s t u d e n t f i l e d a s u i t w i t h t h e H o l l a n d P o l i c e D e p a r t m e n t a n d t h e i n v e s t i g a t i o n is still underway.

t o it.

classes. M y w o m e n ' s stud-

the r u g . " S h e d i d n ' t trust that the

t i e s w e r e i n c a p a c i t a t e d . I t h i n k it i s

M a n y c o m m e n t s have centered around the graphic

administration and staff w o u l d put

i m m o r a l l o s a y it w a s t h e v i c t i m ' s

helpful and has helped m e to un-

l a n g u a g e o f the article, rather than f o c u s i n g o n the n o t i o n

her individual safety b e f o r e the

fault j u s t b e c a u s e she m a y h a v e

derstand the differences between

that this e v e n t m a y h a v e a c t u a l l y o c c u r r e d . T h e article

college's reputation. Part of the e d u -

been intoxicated. We can'l j u d g e a

m e n a n d w o m e n . I t h i n k t h a t this

c a t i o n t h a t w e n e e d is r e a s s u r a n c e

person we have never met.

w a s graphic, as the victim said she w a s raped and f o r c e d to O g i v e o r a l s e x , b u t t h e r e w a s little r e f e r e n c e t o t h e f a c t that t h i s m a y h a v e h a p p e n e d at H o p e .

w o u l d be a great c l a s s lo add to the core curriculum.

t h a t t h e c o l l e g e is o n o u r s i d e . If s h e

I ' m not s a y i n g w h a t the victim

had taken action against the attack-

d i d w a s r i g h t , I ' m s a y i n g s h e is n o t

S p a l s b u r y a l s o said, " C A A R E is a n o r g a n i z a t i o n t h a t is v e r y p a s s i o n -

ers earlier s o m e t h i n g may have

the o n l y o n e to be held r e s p o n s i b l e .

P e r h a p s t h a t ' s w h a t s o c i e t y h a s t u r n e d to. P e o p l e w o u l d

been done, but she wasn't sure h o w

W h e n w e drink, we jeopardize our

ale about the aspect of sexual as-

r a t h e r live in t i n y U t o p i a s t h a n f a c e t h e g r i m r e a l i t y o f

the administration w o u l d react. B y

s a f e l y in m a n y w a y s . It i s a s c i e n -

sault. T h e y are willing l o e d u c a t e

s e x u a l a s s a u l t . A n d t h a t ' s t h e a t t i t u d e t h a t m a n y in t h e

f u r t h e r i n g e d u c a t i o n , the students

t i f i c f a c t t h a t o u r i n h i b i t i o n is i m -

an any aspect of assault."

w o u l d b e c o m e m o r e s e c u r e in t h e

paired w h e n we drink and w e are

C A A R E a l s o is i n v o l v e d in T a k e B a c k the Night. M o c k R a p e Trial,

c o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y s e e m to b e t a k i n g .

f a c t t h a t t h e c o l l e g e is o n t h e i r s i d e .

m o r e apt to m a k e bad decisions.

T h e v i c t i m s a i d in t h e a r t i c l e t h a t s h e t u r n e d to H o l l a n d

W e n e e d to be reassured that w e are

C A A R E member Josh Spalsbury

and the White Ribbon Campaign.

Police rather than H o p e officials out fear that the issue

not g o i n g to be " s w e p t u n d e r the

( ' 0 2 ) pointed out lo m e , " P o o r j u d g -

T h e y are s u c h a great r e s o u r c e that

m a y be " s w e p t u n d e r the r u g . " E v e n the idea that a

r u g , " but rather s w e p t urider the

m e n t is not illegal, r a p e is."

is n o t t a k e n a d v a n t a g e o f e n o u g h o n campus.

w i n g s of the college. W e n e e d to

Last year Alan Johnson s p o k e of

k n o w that p e o p l e will be t h e r e f o r

patriarchy d u r i n g the Critical Issues

I w a n t to c h a l l e n g e p e o p l e l o

us a n d w o n ' t turn us a w a y .

S y m p o s i u m . H e said g e n d e r e d at-

s t a n d u p f o r t h i s c a u s e . P e o p l e that

campuses

t a c k s are not m e n ' s fault, but they

s u p p o r t w o m e n ' s rights are not a

this c a s e will p r o b a b l y be n o d i f f e r e n t . But the issue of

a r o u n d the c o u n t r y are not u n c o m -

are their responsibility. W e n e e d to

b u n c h of m a n - h a t i n g , bra-burning

d a t e r a p e a n d s e x u a l a s s a u l t is o n e t h a t e v e r y o n e in t h e

mon. FBI statistics s h o w that one

l o o k at t h i s a d v i c e s e r i o u s l y . I e n -

w o m e n . W e are your sisters, broth-

in f o u r w o m e n a r e r a p e d in c o l l e g e .

c o u r a g e m e n not to v i e w w o m e n as

e r s , p a r e n t s , a n d f r i e n d s . If w e s t a n d

M o s t colleges realize this and there-

s e x u a l o b j e c t s . L o o k at u s a s h u m a n

a r o u n d and w a t c h these acts take

fore provide a special counseling

b e i n g s that y o u s h o u l d be c o n s i d -

place, w e are no belter than the

center a n d support g r o u p s for vic-

erate of a n d respect.

people involved directly. W e need

s t u d e n t h a s a f e a r t h a t H o p e o f f i c i a l s w o u l d d o this , m e a n s t h e c o l l e g e n e e d s t o e x a m i n e h o w it d o e s t h i n g s . M a n y of t h e c o l l e g e ' s p r a c t i c e s a r e d o n e in p r i v a t e a n d

c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y needs to e x a m i n e . R e a l i t y s a y s t h a t s e x u a l a s s a u l t a n d d a t e r a p e o c c u r s at H o p e m o r e often than just o n e isolated alleged incident

Sexual

assault on

tims. Hope also provides these fa-

This school has excellent educa-

lo d o s o m e t h i n g . W a t c h o u t f o r e a c h

of individuals that have p a s s e d t h r o u g h H o p e that w e r e

cilities for students. W e actually

tors, faculty, policies and resources.

other, watch out for yourself, and

sexual assault, including mothers, sisters, cousins,

have higher standards than most

By attacking ihe issues head on, we

be responsible. We can m a k e a dif-

c o l l e g e s b e c a u s e w e are a private

have nothing lo be a s h a m e d of. T h i s

ference.

i n s t i t u t i o n a n d c a n set t h e m o u r -

is n o t a r e p r e s e n t a t i o n o f o n l y t h e

T h i s c o l u m n is m y o p i n i o n . It i s

f r o m an O c t . 9 p a r t y . M o r e t h a n l i k e l y , t h e r e a r e s c o r e s

friends, etc. P e r h a p s m o r e v i c t i m s of sexual assault will have the c o u r a g e to c o m e f o r w a r d and stand up for their

selves. H o p e ' s sexual assault policy

s c h o o l , but the culture that w e live

not fact, e v e n t h o u g h s o m e are used

rights. T h e c o l l e g e needs to e n c o u r a g e this m o r e .

is 2 1 p a g e s l o n g a n d is d e s i g n e d t o

in. I n s t e a d o f a v o i d i n g w h a t h a p -

t o s u p p o r t m y o p i n i o n . W e all h a v e

H o p e c a n s o m e t i m e s e n c l o s e i t s e l f in a b u b b l e , w h e r e

protect our students. H o p e h a s m a d e

p e n s on this c a m p u s , let's attack the

different opinions of what hap-

issues and w o r k lo m a k e this world

p e n e d . R e m e m b e r that by challeng-

a U t o p i a - l i k e m i n d s e t c a n s e t in. T h e c o l l e g e n e e d s to

g r e a t s t r i d e s in p r o v i d i n g s t u d e n t s with the protection they n e e d , but I

a belter place. I a m p r o u d of the

ing the ideas, w e b e c o m e stronger,

d o n ' t think the students k n o w h o w

c o l l e g e f o r t h e o p p o r t u n i t i e s it h a s

more conscious people.

far their rights can be e x t e n d e d .

g i v e n m e . t h e p e o p l e it h a s b r o u g h t

f a c e t h e s a m e g r i m r e a l i t y t h a t t h e r e s t o f t h e w o r l d is finally realizing.

m e e t the press

. I was also frustrated when I over-

i n t o m y l i f e , a n d t h e c h a l l e n g e s it

h e a r d s o m e o n e s a y , " T h a t girl d e -

has c o n f r o n t e d m e with. I want lo

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the A n c h o r

reacts to assault

s o m e m a y hesitate lo label certain

editor-in-chief Michael Zuidema

Kristin L a m e r s ('02)

tion of the other parly.

actions as assault, d u e lo c i r c u m -

T h e s e r i o u s n e s s o f t h e s e k i n d s of

R e c e n t allegations of sexual as-

s t a n c e s that s u r r o u n d t h e m . A c c o r d -

issues must be recognized and ac-

sault on the H o p e C o l l e g e c a m p u s

ing to M i c h i g a n Law, sexual assault

k n o w l e d g e d . With this a w a r e n e s s of

have shown our c o m m u n i t y that

is d e f i n e d a s f o r c e d o r c o e r c e d p e n -

what constitutes sexual assault, our

m o r e a w a r e n e s s of the s e r i o u s n e s s

etration or sexual c o n t a c t (not only

c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y will be m o r e

o f s u c h i n c i d e n t s is n e e d e d . T o o

s e x u a l i n t e r c o u r s e ) . In o t h e r w o r d s ,

k n o w l e d g e a b l e , a n d a n i n c r e a s e in

often some might assume these oc-

this definition h o l d s true regardless

k n o w l e d g e will lead to an increase

c u r r e n c e s are limited lo large uni-

o f f a c t o r s t h a t m a y c h a n g e in e a c h

in s a f e l y a s w e l l .

versities, failing lo realize they hap-

situation, such alcohol consumption

pen here as well.

b y e i t h e r p a r t y . In t h e s e s i t u a t i o n s ,

Despite the fact that a clear-cut

an i n d i v i d u a l is h e l d r e s p o n s i b l e f o r

definition of sexual assaults exists.

his/her actions despite incapacita-

Editorial

statements

generate

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comments

think it's only fair that other s t u d e n t

your a r g u m e n t d o e s not m a k e sense.

organizations are allowed to use

If w e a r e " k i d s , " w e n e e d r u l e s . If

A l t h o u g h y o u m a d e s o m e legiti-

t h e m . Yes, it w o u l d b e n i c e if w e

w e are adults, w e d o not. D o n ' t ar-

m a t e a r g u m e n t s in t h e e d i t o r i a l s o f

c o u l d all h a v e o u r o w n c o m p u t e r s ,

g u e for the c o l l e g e to grant us the

t h e J a n . 19 i s s u e , I f e e l c o m p e l l e d

but w e c a n ' t . S o w e s h a r e - not out

right to m a k e our o w n decisions by

t o c o m m e n t on a f e w o f y o u r s t a t e -

of generosity, but out of necessity.

r e d u c i n g us lo children.

T o the Editor:

ments.

In " O u r V o i c e : T h e p r o h i b i t i o n o f

Additionally, I found y o u r use of

In " T h e b i g c o l l e g e p a y o f f . " y o u

H o p e , " y o u e n c o u r a g e the c o l l e g e

t h e p h r a s e " k i d s will be k i d s " d a n -

m e n t i o n that the A n c h o r h a s as-

to c o n t i n u e e d u c a t i n g the c a m p u s

g e r o u s l y c l o s e to " b o y s will be

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

c o m m u n i t y about alcohol issues,

b o y s " in a n i s s u e c o v e r i n g a s e x u a l

t h e p r o d u c t i o n of t h e i r w o r k , a n d

and I agree. But y o u also call upon

a s s a u l t . In m a n y d i f f e r e n t w a y s ,

describe h o w you specifically have

ihe c o l l e g e l o d r o p t h e n o a l c o h o l

y o u t h c a n n o t c o n t i n u e to be an ex-

helped these organizations through

r u l e in t h e s a m e p a r a g r a p h t h a t y o u

cuse on this c a m p u s .

the A n c h o r . In a c t u a l i t y , the re-

state " k i d s will be kids."

s o u r c e s y o u so g e n e r o u s l y lend out

A l t h o u g h I too believe the col-

d o not b e l o n g to you or the A n c h o r .

lege should give up the deluded

T h e y are c a m p u s resources, and I

notion of having a "dry c a m p u s , "

Christine Trinh ('00)


Spotlight Anchor U n d e r g r o u n d boxing organization grows t h r o u g h w o r d of m o u t h the

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were pulled b a c k . O n e lo three m a t c h e s w e r e o r g a n i z e d e a c h e v e n i n g . ' Even with three fights, it w a s only about 15 to 2 0

said a close friend of the organizers. "It w a s s o m e t h i n g we put together ourselves. It w a s a b o n d i n g thing. E v e r y o n e w a s really close. E v e r y o n e w h o boxed w a s glad ihey tried

minutes lor all of it. T h e n t h e y ' d go o u t s i d e and s m o k e together, and decide w h o would fight next. It w a s a g o o d

it." T h e b o x i n g o r g a n i z a t i o n ' s popularity as an e v e n t quickly grew in reputation around H o p e C o l l e g e .

study break." said a friend of the organizers. Each match was

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of my life. I got hit real hard and saw black, but I got back up and

up with fun things lo d o that are c h a l l e n g i n g but not harmless." T h e Fight C l u b b e c a m e

kept going. — P a r t i c i p a n t in t h e Fight C l u b

m o r e of a spectacle as ils a u d i e n c e grew. " O n e guy c a m e in with

taped h a n d s and a sweatshirt, the w h o l e R o c k y thing," said a sludenl. " H e e v e n had a spit b u c k e t . " T h e Fight C l u b has yet lo hold a m a t c h this semester.

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student w h o wish e d to r e ma i n a n o n y m o u s . S p e c t a t o r s and c o m p e t i t o r s staled that the m a t c h e s

e x c i t e m e n t in their lives. ' T h e r e ' s not a w h o l e lot lo d o in Holland or on c a m p u s , " said one student. "It w a s a w a y to relax and release

Fight C l u b ' s popularity w a s the fact that ils repulalion had spread by w o r d of m o u t h .

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lake the appropriate safely m e a s u r e s , " Frost said. A n o t h e r factor that a d d e d e x c i t e m e n t lo the g r o u p s t e m m e d f r o m the s t u d e n t s ' feelings that there isn't e n o u g h

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matched u p in size and w e i g h t . Most ol the p e o p l e w h o loughl were f r i e n d s and h a d n ' t boxed

limes the entire lounge w a s filled,"

lunily to p r o p o s e a n e w student organization which would

u n d e r g r o u n d b o x i n g thing. E v e r y o n e k n e w about it," said a f e m a l e spectator.

Students had m u l t i p l e e x p l a n a t i o n s for w h y the e v e n t

Dean of S t u d e n t s Richard Frosl w a s u n a w a r e of the c l u b ' s existence. As a rule, H o p e C o l l e g e d o e s not tolerate

hasn't resumed. "Il sort of s l o p p e d a s e v e r y o n e got busy," said a friend of

t h e m s e l v e s w e r e a great spectacle. "II goi pretty physical. S o m e g u y s w e r e bleeding, and people got mad at e a c h other. It w a s pretty intense. B e f o r e

u n w a r r a n t e d or

the o r g a n i z e r s . 4 i k n o w that s o m e p e o p l e w h o w a n t e d lo

the fight, it s e e m e d lighthearted. In the fights it w a s a w f u l

any person. If

- they went at it so hard. Bui when it w a s done, it w a s left there," said a f e m a l e student w h o had a t t e n d e d a few of

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the events. W h i l e passions ran high during the fights, s t u d e n t s stressed that any a n g e r or r e s e n t m e n t w a s never b r o u g h t out of the ring. "It was a l w a y s f r i e n d s lighting friends. A f t e r the match the two w h o fought would usually sit together and laugh about it," said a f e m a l e spectator. O n e student w h o participated in the b o x i n g s h a r e d his interest in the Fight C l u b . " I've a l w a y s w o n d e r e d w h a t it would be like lo punch s o m e b o d y full in the f a c e , " he said. "I w a n t e d lo feel what it's like to b o x . " He also described his fight. T h e r o u n d s s e e m e d like forever. It w a s the longest

fight d i d n ' t gel l o . " A n o t h e r student said that the g r o u p lost o n e of its pairs of b o x i n g g l o v e s over break, and that is the

m a l i c i o u s violence against

m a i n reason the Fight C l u b h a s n ' t started u p again. "It w o u l d be slarled again if they c o u l d gel s o m e

officials discovered

g l o v e s , " he said.

the organization, they

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would have slopped it. "If these individuals w ished lo legitimately p u r s u e boxing, we w o u l d have provided them with ihe oppor-

three m i n u t e s of m y life. I got hit real hard and saw black, but I got back u p and kept going. A f t e r my fight, I w a l k e d a w a y with the d u d e ' s blood all over my shirt." W h e n asked w h a t a b o u t b o x i n g attracted him, he replied thai he boxed b e c a u s e of the nature

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of boxing. "I boxed b e c a u s e it's a

8:00 p.m.

manly sport. It a f f i r m e d my m a n h o o d . B o x i n g brings out our c a v e m a n instincls." O t h e r s had m o r e practical e x p l a n a t i o n s for

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T h o m a s Groendal ( ' 0 0 ) is spreading his o w n u n i q u e brand of martial arts on H o p e ' s c a m p u s . G r o e n d a l . a p r a c t i t i o n e r of Aikido. organized a c l u b on c a m pus lo introduce other H o p e sludents to Aikido. "Aikido is an art based on the idea of using y o u r a t t a c k e r ' s energy lo

T h e r e are no d u e s for the organi-

spread this w o n d e r f u l pari of my

zation, only interest and dedication are expected. N o ranks are awarded.

life," G r o e n d a l said. T h i s is t h e t h i r d l i m e t h a t G r o e n d a l h a s t a u g h t A i k i d o at

Currently, G r o e n d a l is the primary teacher of the g r o u p . "I may be able lo gel m y teacher to c o m e in periodically," G r o e n d a l said, referring to o c c a s i o n a l visitor, Sensei David R o d r i g u e z . G r o e n d a l ' s goal in organizing the A i k i d o o r g a n i z a t i o n is lo b r i n g H o p e ' s c o m m u n i t y lo a greater un-

d e f u s e a situation and d e f e n d yourself." G r o e n d a l said. "In o t h e r w o r d s , it is t a k i n g s o m e o n e ' s ' k i ' and using it against

d e r s t a n d i n g of the art. " I l is an art f o r m , s o m e t h i n g w h i c h b e n e f i t s the daily lives of most e v e r y b o d y thai c o m e in c o n -

them." Groendal said. " K i " is taught to the students as a term for mind

tact with it." G r o e n d a l said. Not only d o e s Groendal leach his

and body energy. The Hope College Aikido Club is an informal g r o u p of individuals

s t u d e n t s , but he also learns f o r m

w h o have an interest in teaching, practicing, and learning Aikido.

the opportunity lo continue practicing this art m y s e l f , and lo try to

t h e m as well. "1 am teaching II s o that I have

Hope. He taught regularly in 1997 and 1998, before he w e n t to Japan. Classes have slarled, and currently G r o e n d a l is leaching a small,

During the winter and early spring please cooperate with the

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regular group. "I would p r e f e r a f e w m o r e , but I greatly prefer people w h o can be t h e r e r e g u l a r l y . A n y o n e is w e l c o m e , " G r o e n d a l said. W h i l e the classes are open lo all those interested in learning aboul the art of Aikido, G r o e n d a l prefers thai he be contacted first via e-mail al gt 1 3 0 8 0 0 @ h o p e . e d u . T h e A i k i d o c l u b m e e t s on Tuesdays and T h u r s d a y s in the Juliana R o o m , in the b a s e m e n t of D u r f e e Hall, f r o m 5 lo 6 p.m.

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A n n u a l dance c o n c e r t headed for Knickerbocker d a w n

fourth year, is the resident d a n c e

d o d g e

c o m p a n y at Hope, d r a w i n g on the rich talent of H o p e ' s dance students,

staff r e p o r t e r

T h e K n i c k c r b o c k c r T h e a t e r will c o m e alive ihis w e e k e n d with rhythm and d a n c i n g as ihc InSync D a n c e T h e a l c r g i v e s ihcir annual concert. T h e InSync D a n c e C o n c e r l will

p r o f e s s o r s , a l u m n i and other area dancers. In addition t o Taylor. H o p e stud e n t s Jodi K u r i / c ( ' 0 1 ) . M a t t h e w Stehlc ( ' 0 2 ) . and Kristin Sabol ("02)

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arc m e m b e r s . H o p e p r o f e s s o r s Terri Filips and D a w n M c l l h a r g e y - W i g c r t are the coarlislic directors for the c o m p a n y .

a r c S6 Cor a d u l t s and S4 lor students

jority of the chore-

and will be avail-

o g r a p h y for the

able at the door.

concert. The company

lake place on Friday and Saturday. January 2S and 29. at 8 p . m . in the K n i c k e rb o c ke r

T h e y did the ma-

Although they give a c o n c e r l ev-

not only d o e s an annual c o n c e r t at H o p e College, but

er) year. InSync strives to keep the show Iresh and en-

lours ihc M i d w e s t throughout

tertaining. " B e c a u s e w e are

the

year. Their concerts

a repertory dance company, we do

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S O N G A N D D A N C E: Members of InSync perform a piece called "A Tribute to Fosse "It is choreographed by Hope professors Terri Philips and Dawn Mcllhargey-Wigert.

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pieces each year,

I N S Y N C : Dancers give each other a boost.

but t h r o w out t h e

o n e s that have been around for a l o n g e r l i m e , " said participant D a n n y Tay-

lor ( ' 0 1 ) . InSync D a n c e T h e a t r e , n o w in its

j a z z dance, and incorporate Broadway. h i p - h o p , mu-

a p p r o x i m a t e l y thirteen pieces, four of w h i c h h a v e b e e n p e r f o r m e d pre-

S o m e of the pieces depict stories His G a l " , a 1920s "boy m e e t s girl"

selection titled '"How C o m e ? " One lap piece, "Urban Playg r o u n d , " will be p e r f o r m e d a capella. "If y o u ' r e i n t e r e s t e d in d a n c e ,

or events, s uch a s " A F e l l o w and

sic of the R o a r i n g

viously. S o m e of the n e w w o r k s to e x p e c t

Twenties, salsa,

are " A T r i b u t e to F o s s e , " a celebra-

s t o r y , a n d " D r i n k of S u m m e r , " w h i c h describes a day at the b e a c h

s w i n g , gospel and Irish styles into

tion of B r o a d w a y c h o r e o g r a p h e r Bob Fosse, as well as ' ' C a b a r e t " and

with f r i e n d s . O t h e r w o r k s include a lap piece,

g o i n g t o this c o n c e r l is a great way to support the p r o g r a m s at H o p e . "

"Steam Heal."

" R a i l r o a d J u n c t i o n " and a h i p - h o p

T a y l o r said.

their pieces. T h i s y e a r ' s c o n c e r l will include

Native A m e r i c a n woven w o r k s shown in DePree SARA E LAMERS staff r e p o r t e r

Lauren H e r m e s ( ' 0 2 ) has learned

dition behind w e a v i n g , as well as

in the exhibit include the A p a c h e ,

has distinguished herself as being

the variations in patterns and styles

capable of doing thorough work and

from tribe to tribe. "I had n e v e r thought a b o u t the

Papago, Pima, Pomo, Chemhuevi, Yokuts, M o n o . N e z Perce. Tlingit,

" A s an art history major, L a u r e n

g o o d w r i t i n g , " G e r m a n said. H e r m e s noted that despite her

lime and effort that w e n t inlo this

and N a v a j o . T h e exhibit is on display at the

artifacts f r o m as many c u l t u r e s as possible and this exhibit helps us a c h i e v e that." H e r m e s f e e l s the e x h i b i t is an

present. As an art history m a j o r , she spent

unfamiliarity with the pieces, she

type of art b e f o r e , " she said. "It's

D e P r e e Art G a l l e r y until F r i d a y ,

important tool by which m u c h can be learned a b o u t c u l t u r e s that our

w e l c o m e d the opportunity to learn

a m a z i n g that they h a v e been pre-

F e b . 11 and is r e c e n t addition to the

society is not o f t e n e x p o s e d t o to-

m o r e than 3 0 h o u r s r e s e a r c h i n g

m o r e about them. "I h a d n ' t had m u c h e x p e r i e n c e

served and are still a r o u n d , c o n s i d -

p e r m a n e n t c o l l e c t i o n . It w a s r e - ;

e r i n g h o w d e l i c a t e m a n y of the

day. "I h o p e p e o p l e are able t o see

with N a t i v e A m e r i c a n art, but when

items are." The pieces come from three

ceived as a gift f r o m H u g h D e P r e e , f o r m e r c h i e f e x e c u t i v e o f f i c e r of

how the past can c o m e to life in the

Native A m e r i c a n w e a v i n g and basket m a k i n g in p r e p a r a t i o n for the exhibit. "Woven Works: Baskets

I w a s asked to d o the project, I w a s

H e r m a n Miller Inc and l o n g - t i m e

s o m e t h i n g they a r e n ' t able t o see every day and then realize and appreciate the great a m o u n t of time,

and B l a n k e t s of the T l i n g i t a n d

immediately interested," Hermes

stages in N a t i v e A m e r i c a n history,

s u p p o r t e r of the arts at H o p e Col-

Southwest Native Americans."

PreContact. Contact, and Tourist

H e r m e s began her r e s e a r c h as a

said. H e r m e s started her research f r o m

and Revitalization. T h e m a j o r i t y of

lege. " T h e addition of this exhibit into

request from Senta G e r m a n , assistant p r o f e s s o r of art history, w h o

brief d e s c r i p t i o n s of the pieces that were given by the acquisition list

them were originally used for har-

the p e r m a n e n t collection e x p a n d s

vest, food preparation, s t o r a g e and

o u r available r e s o u r c e s on N a t i v e

n e e d e d s o m e o n e to c o m p i l e infor-

that c a m e with the exhibit. T h e research f o c u s e d on the tra-

religious c e r e m o n i e s . N a t i v e A m e r i c a n tribes featured

A m e r i c a n a r t , " G e r m a n said. "Ide-

through Friday f r o m 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from

ally an art collection should h a v e

I p.m. to 5 p.m.

mation for the exhibit p a m p h l e t .

ef f or t , and skill that w e n t into the w e a v i n g , " H e r m e s said. T h e g a l l e r y is o p e n M o n d a y

Local coffee shop hosting student poetry readings MATT COOK intermission

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be held for the first t i m e on Friday at the G o u r m e t G a r d e n , a nature store and c o f f e e bar in d o w n t o w n

times before: Erin Selmer COO) and

p.m. " T h e o w n e r w a n t e d to establish

A local business is p r o m o t i n g the s h a r i n g and e n j o y m e n t of p o e t r y

Saugatuck. T h e first installation of the In-

a weekly scheduled reading where

from H o p e C o l l e g e and other local

spired Poets Series will take place

poets. A n e w series of poetry r e a d i n g s called the Inspired Poets Series will

at the G o u r m e t G a r d e n on 3 2 2 Culver St. In S a u g a t u c k . A reception

ognition for their w o r k . " said Craig Tommola('OO). the organizer of the

will begin at 6 : 3 0 p.m.. and there

T o m m o l a has gotten to w o r k many

will be readings f r o m 7 : 0 0 to 9 : 0 0

Andrew Lang ('99). " I t ' s g o i n g to be very exciting. I ' v e been in class with them, so I ' v e

area poets could read and get rec-

b e e n e x p o s e d to their poetry for a c o u p l e of years, " T o m m o l a said. " W e ' v e w o r k e d together to get to

series. T o m m o l a . w h o w a s referred to

this point. I ' v e feel I ' v e learned to know and respect their poetry."

the o w n e r of G o u r m e t G a r d e n by

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sonal interest in reading his p o e m s

Pizza, appetizers, or M e x i c a n Food * D i n e - i n only, n o t v a l i d w i t h a n y o t h e r offer.

readings

publicly. " I ' v e just finished putting a book to sell s o m e b o o k s at the r e a d i n g s , " he said. T o m m o l a will be a m o n g the first

readers at the event. A l s o giving r e a d i n g s are t w o p o e t s with w h o m

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sistently high level of poetry. "It will h a v e a s m a n y quality H o p e

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r e a d e r s and area readers as I can find."

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t h e i r r i g h t s d u r i n g the c r i m i n a l c a s e .

a s e n s e of h u m o r a b o u t q u i r k y d i f -

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nchor BATTLE UNDER THE BOARDS: Hope's Lisa Hoekstra COO) scores in the paint against St. Mary's, Hoekstra finished with 13 points and 11 rebounds as the Flying Dutch won 8754. Hope takes on first place Alma this Saturday at 3 p.m. in the Dow Center.

CHEESE & W I N E Michael Zuidema

Innocence lost T h e s i a l c of H o p e C o l l e g e men's baskelball seemed a

arguably has as rich a bas-

s l i g h t l y s k e w e d lo m e d u r i n g iheir another classic m a t c h u p

ketball tradition as H o p e .

C a l v i n l w o w e e k s ago. T h e C i v i c C e n l e r w a s ready lo

It's a t r a d i t i o n

b l o w d u r i n g iheir M i c h i g a n Inlercollegiale Athletic Associa-

lege has t a k e n t h e l i b e r t y of

tion m a t c h u p on J a n . 12. T h e

e x p l o i t i n g at

b u i l d i n g d u b b e d as " t h e best college a t m o s p h e r e in t h e c o u n t r y "

limes. The

w a s a s e l l o u t a n d the f a n s threatened to b r i n g d o w n the C i v i c ' s

c o l l e g e s

d i l a p i d a t e d c e i l i n g tiles. Bui t h e

p e a r a n c e at the Van A n d e l Arena, mark-

a t m o s p h e r e still d i d n ' t feel q u i t e right. M a y b e ii w a s the c o n s t a n t interruptions for T V timeouts. M a y b e ii w a s the M o u n t a i n D e w sponsored

student

section

g r o u p e d in t h e i r b r i g h t o r a n g e lshiris. M a y b e it w a s ihe u s u a l

l a n u a r y 2 6 , 2.000

that the col-

two

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e v e r f o r a Division III

If H o p e C o l l e g e h e a d w o m e n ' s

g a m e . T h e rivalry h a s been p h o t o by J e n B o d i n e

b e h i n d t h e s h o o t i n g of B a l t m a n i s , Lisa

Hoekstra

(*00),

Kristin

baskelball c o a c h B r i a n M o r e h o u s e

K o e n i g s k n e c h t ( ' 0 1 ) and A m a n d a

h a s a f a v o r i t e statistic o t h e r than w i n s a n d losses, it's pretty s a f e to

Kerkstra ('03). B a l m a n i s ' p e r f o r m a n c e especially

s a y it's r e b o u n d s . " T h e g a m e s that w e ' v e lost w e

impressed Morehouse. "In the first half B a l l m a n i s had 12

hadn't rebounded very well,"

p o i n t s a n d s h e really s p a r k e d u s , "

M o r e h o u s e said. His t e a m c o n t r o l l e d the b o a r d s

M o r e h o u s e said. Another player with a s u c c e s s f u l half was

s e n i o r s e l e c t i o n of a l u m n i a n d

featured

area r e s i d e n t s circling the bleacher seats f r o m their bal-

Sports Illus-

cony. M a y b e ii w a s the u n u s u a l a m o u n t ol" fan s u p p o r t H o p e w a s

battles are b r o a d c a s t a r o u n d t h e w o r l d , via

ball v a c u u m y e a r s ago. I w a s

gelling, w h e n o t h e r h o m e g a m e s

television and the Internet, m a r k -

h y p n o t i z e d by the idea that the

w e r e far f r o m p a c k e d a f f a i r s . But I think w h a t really got m e

ing the r i v a l r y ' s m o v e lo the big

m e n ' s basketball team was the end-all-be-all of H o p e athletics.

this p a s t w e e k a s they c r u i s e d lo

Koenigsknecht w h o had a double-

t w o l e a g u e w i n s , first a g a i n s t St.

d o u b l e by h a l f t i m e with 10 points

But as I sat in m y seat in press

M a r y ' s ( 8 7 - 5 4 ) and then against

row, listening to a T V c o m m e n -

Adrian (70-45). In T u e s d a y ' s g a m e t h e F l y i n g

a n d 11 r e b o u n d s . S h e w o u l d finish w i t h 18 r e b o u n d s a n d 11 points, her

was the realization that H o p e C o l l e g e m e n ' s baskelball w a s n o longer t h e i n n o c e n t , s m a l l college e n v i r o n m e n t it had t h r i v e d

in

Anchor

coach. T h e F l y i n g D u t c h w o n that g a m e

trated. Their

JUMPER: Craig Veldman (y0I) takes a jump shot from the outside against Alma. Hope defeated Alma 86-64, on Jan. 19.

lime. T h e area has almost always h a d a p o r t i o n of its heart d e v o t e d to H o p e b a s k e t b a l l . T e a m m e m -

f o u r t h d o u b l e - d o u b l e this s e a s o n .

bers a r e r e g a r d e d as local h e r o e s ,

tator, t w o sets of r a d i o D j s a n d around 3.000 fans, I realized

D u t c h u s e d t h r e e - p o i n t e r s to s p a r k

H o e k s t r a w o u l d finish the g a m e

t h e t e a m ' s m o v e s are f o l l o w e d

this w a s n ' t a n y t h i n g u n i q u e or

a 7 - 1 run against A d r i a n . T h e r u n

t h e t e a m ' s l e a d i n g s c o r e r wilh 13

S p o r t s h a s long a g o f o r g o t t e n

daily, a n d lo get s e a s o n t i c k e t s

different from professional

w a s led by t h r e e - p o i n t e r s f r o m

p o i n t s a n d 11 r e b o u n d s .

a b o u t t h e e d u c a t i o n a l a s p e c t of

fans must wait s o m e t h i n g like

sports. T V still c o n t r o l s t h e ac-

c o l l e g e life, a n d it s e e m s that Hope may have inadvertently

149 y e a r s . C o l l e g e athletics, e s p e c i a l l y in

tion, f a n s a r e still fickle, a n d the

Beth Woolley ( ' 0 3 ) and Sarah Zoulek ('02). A l m a ' s Ann Terpstra

a t h l e t e s are f o r c e d to put on a

w o u l d a t t e m p t to get h e r t e a m b a c k

fallen into this s a m e pit.

Division III w h e r e athletic schol-

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

a r s h i p s are l o o k e d d o w n u p . a r e

good show. Hope m e n ' s basketball had

entire team's performance. " T h e r e w a s n o v a r i a t i o n in o u r play when we substituted,"

points o f f of a b a s k e t a n d a foul,

M o r e h o u s e said. " E v e r y o n e p l a y e d

the show. T h e r e is n o other s p o r t s t e a m at t h i s s c h o o l that c o u l d

ideally a b o u t s p o r t a n d e d u c a tion. T h e e v e n t s a r e s u p p o s e d lo

lost its i n n o c e n c e . H o p e should n e v e r p r o m o t e

but it w a s n ' t e n o u g h a s Z o u l e k ans w e r e d with a n o t h e r t h r e e - p o i n t e r .

at a really high l e v e l . " H e is a l s o k e e p i n g his t e a m ' s fo-

possibly

the

be c o n t e s t s , not s t a g e s f o r enter-

i t s e l f as a p u r e s p o r t s a t m o -

H o p e w o u l d finish t h e half l e a d i n g

c u s o n their next o p p o n e n t . A l m a .

a m o u n t of m y t h , fan a n d m e d i a

lainment, bul Hope baskelball

sphere. The m e n ' s baskelball

s u p p o r t and h y p e that the F l y i n g

has

ways

t e a m is held to the s a m e s t a n -

35-19. "I t h o u g h t the threes w e r e the key

" T h a t ' s g o i n g to be a real b a t t l e , " M o r e h o u s e said. " Y o u a l w a y s h a v e

D u t c h m e n gel. Not e v e n the

H o l l a n d ' s version of T h e Beatles.

a little bit m o r e f o r t h e t e a m s that

football t e a m . T h e t e a m h a s b e c o m e o n e of

d a r d s that p r o f e s s i o n a l a n d m a j o r D i v i s i o n I t e a m s are. W i n s

lo the g a m e , " M o r e h o u s e said. H e

T h e Flying D u t c h m e n are as much entertainers and "money

w a s a l s o e s p e c i a l l y i m p r e s s e d with

a n d i m a g e are n u m b e r o n e , and

beat you." A l m a d e f e a t e d H o p e on D e c . 8..

the c o l l e g e ' s strongest selling

m a k e r s " a s t h e U n i v e r s i t y of

e d u c a t i o n is j u s t a nice b o n u s .

Zoulek's shooting. " S h e h a s the ability to hit t h e ball

M i c h i g a n football t e a m is or the

S o m e t i m e s I j u s t long f o r the days when college contests

a n y w h e r e within 2 4 f e e t . " he said. If t h r e e - p o i n l e r s h i g h l i g h t e d the

c u r r e n t l y tied f o r first p l a c e in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic

w e r e j u s t f o o t n o t e s in the n e w s paper, and w i n s d i d n ' t m a t t e r as

first h a l f , d e f e n s e m a r k e d the second for the Flying Dutch. Jodi

A s s o c i a t i o n . H o p e p l a y s A l m a , Satu r d a y . J a n . 2 9 at 7 : 3 0 p . m . in the D o w Center.

on for so m a n y years.

M e n ' s b a s k e l b a l l at H o p e is

compete

with

points. A n d w h y n o t ?

become

in

many

c h a m p i o n s h i p s , t w o N C A A Final F o u r a p p e a r a n c e s in the p a s t

C h i c a g o B u l l s are. W h i c h m a y not n e c e s s a r i l y be e n t i r e l y horrible. T h e f a n s love

The team has the most M I A A

10 y e a r s , a n d head c o a c h G l e n n

c o m i n g lo H o p e g a m e s a n d t h e

m u c h as s p o r t s m a n s h i p did.

B o o m ('02) and A m y B a l l m a n i s

Van W i e r e n . an i n d i v i d u a l w h o

m e d i a , of w h i c h I a m a p a r t i c u -

Then another Hope-Calvin

( ' 0 3 ) w o u l d start t h e s e c o n d half

practically o w n s Holland. T h e y a l s o h a v e a s t o r i e d ri-

larly g u i l t y m e m b e r , p l a y s to the

g a m e l o o m s on the c a l e n d a r a n d I get s u c k e d into the p a g e a n t r y

with a r e l e n t l e s s d e f e n s e that lead

of the w h o l e t h i n g .

w o u l d e n d the g a m e with five s t e a l s , m o s t c o m i n g e a r l y in t h e

valry with C a l v i n , a c o l l e g e that

SPEAKER f r o m

t e a m like P a v l o v i a n d o g s . I w a s s u c k e d into the b a s k e t -

t h e b e s t i n t e r e s t of t h e s t u d e n t

guide. She received the first T e n z i g N o r g a y Award as P r o f e s s i o n a l

body." The tentative dale for W o o d ' s visit is A p r i l 6, t w o m o n t h s later than t h e traditional l i m e of the C o n gress speaker series.

However,

Everest, t e a m w o r k and h o w she

C o n g r e s s h o p e s this will a l l o w for beiler a d v e r t i s i n g , w h i c h they be-

w o r k e d to a c h i e v e h e r p e r s o n a l

lieve to be t h e key to a large a u d i -

be si. " W e a r e not sure w h a t t o p i c exa c t l y s h e w i l l b e p r e s e n t i n g at H o p e . " B r a x said. " S h e h a s a large

e n c e turnout. " W e ' r e a little w o r r i e d . We h a d

really c a p t u r e students. If w e d o lots of a d v e r t i s i n g , w e s h o u l d h a v e a good turnout." B r a d H e r r e m a ( ' 0 0 ) , a l s o on the

K o e n i g s k n e c h t had 10 p o i n t s . O v e r a l l , M o r e h o u s e is s a t i s f i e d

good choice. " L a s t y e a r w e had a b i g g e r b u d -

with his t e a m ' s p e r f o r m a n c e . " W e lost s o m e of the s k i r m i s h e s ,

get b e c a u s e ( f o r m e r ) President J o h n

bul w e won the war," M o r e h o u s e

J a c o b s o n g a v e us s o m e m o n e y . S o w e had a b i g n a m e , " H e r r e m a said.

said. " I ' m pleased with the win, I ' m p l e a s e d w i l h the w a y p e o p l e

" N o n e t h e l e s s , I think W o o d will be

stepped up and played well." In t h e first g a m e , on S a t u r d a y .

our c o m m i t t e e h a s not c h o s e n o n e

really g o o d a n d very e x c i t i n g . " Last y e a r ' s Student Congress S p e a k e r w a s R o b e r t K e n n e d y , Jr., w h o s p o k e on various e n v i r o n m e n -

yet. W e will be c h o o s i n g a t o p i c in

will h a p p e n this y e a r bul W o o d will

tal issues.

J a n . 2 2 t h e y o u t - r e b o u n d e d St. M a r y ' s 6 3 - 3 0 . T h a t , a c c o r d i n g to M o r e h o u s e , w a s t h e l a r g e s l reb o u n d i n g d i f f e r e n c e with h i m a s

2

I l l I

a d d t w o steals. B a l l m a n i s w a s also the t e a m ' s l e a d i n g s c o r e r w i t h 15 p o i n t s . Z o u l e k w o u l d finish w i t h 14 a n d

t a s k f o r c e , a g r e e s that W o o d is a

s u c h a great turnout last y e a r b e c a u s e of the b i g n a m e a n d p r o f e s sors really e n c o u r a g e d s t u d e n t s to g o . " B r a x said. " W e d o n ' t think that

list of possible k e y n o t e t o p i c s a n d

to t h r e e e a r l y s t e a l s . B a l t m a n i s

second half. B o o m , Woolley and Colleen Corey ('03) would each

guide and a mountain climbing

s p e a k i n g on h e r e x p e r i e n c e o n

5 8 - 5 2 . A l m a . H o p e a n d C a l v i n are

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I

M o u n t a i n e e r of the Year. Wood now spends her lime

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