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Versatile Tyrone Guthrie Speaks Thursday Night Sir T y r o n e ( l u t h r i e , a r t i s t i c dir e c t o r of b o t h the S h a k e s p e a r e Kestival in S t r a t f o r d , Ont., a n d the M i n n e s o t a T h e a t e r C o m p a n y will g i v e a lecture next T h u r s d a y at 8; 1 5 p . m . in 1 Mmnent M e m o r i a l Chapel.

w FRESHMAN RUSH—Actives and rushees are shown enjoying a coffee break. Sixty-eight freshmen men did not attain the 1.7 average required to rush a social fraternity due to male freshmen immaturity, a lack of motivation a m o n g freshmen men, a lack of discipline in Kollen Hall and an inadequate s y s t e m of academic advising for freshmen.

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Bad Grades Plague Freshmen Men; 40% Have Less Than Two-Point Hy G e o r g e A r v v a d y a n c h o r M a n a ^ i n ^ Kditor The H o p e College f r e s h m a n m a l e h a s failed to p e r f o r m o n the s a m e a c a d e m i c level a s his p r e d e c e s s o r s o r o n a p a r with the freshm a n women. First s e m e s t e r s t a t i s t i c s s h o w t h a t 4 0 p e r cent of t h e m e n of the f r e s h m a n c l a s s a c h i e v e d a g r a d e p o i n t a v e r a g e of less t h a n 2 . 0 w h i l e the 170 c o e d s of I'helps Hall w e r e a m a s s i n g a n a v e r a g e of 2 . 8 . There a r e 6 8 m e n ineligible to r u s h a s c o m p a r e d to 51 last y e a r . ONLY N I N E WOMEN have failed to a c h i e v e a 1.7 f o r their first s e m e s t e r g r a d e p o i n t a s c o m p a r e d to 6 8 m e n . T h e r e a r e 1 3 8 f r e s h m e n u n d e r a 2 . 0 a n d 107 of t h e m a r e m e n . At this t i m e last v e a r there were 7 5 m e n below 2.0.

W h a t is t h e r e a s o n f o r the g r e a t difference between the perf o r m a n c e of the s e x e s ? A r e the f r e s h m e n m e n s i m p l y p o o r e r in q u a l i t y t h a n t h e w o m e n ? Is H o p e C o l l e g e b e c o m i n g m o r e difficult

o r is t h e r e a m o r e c o m p l e x exp l a n a t i o n f o r these s t a t i s t i c s ? A s p o t c h e c k of c o u r s e s freq u e n t e d b y f r e s h m e n g i v e s cred e n c e to the t h e o r y t h a t this y e a r ' s f r e s h m a n c l a s s , at least the m e n of the f r e s h m a n c l a s s , h a v e failed to p e r f o r m u p to the s t a n d a r d of previous classes. Dr. Henry V o o g d r e p o r t s t h a t in his Old T e s t a m e n t c o u r s e the " g e n e r a l p e r f o r m a n c e is d o w n in c o m p a r i s o n with p r e v i o u s y e a r s . " Men in his section a v e r a g e d a full g r a d e l o w e r t h a n the w o m e n . Mr. D a v i d C l a r k r e p o r t e d t h a t in his section of E u r o p e a n civiliz a t i o n he f a i l e d five o u t of 18 -a n d all five w e r e f r e s h m a n m e n . He s a i d t h a t t h e r e w e r e " m o r e failures" than ever before. F A ' G L I S H G R A D E S , o n the o t h e r h a n d , w e r e u p this s e m e s t e r c o m p a r e d to p a s t y e a r s . T h e f r e s h m e n a v e r a g e d a b o u t a 2 . 6 in the Knglish c o m p o s i t i o n c o u r s e . X o b r e a k d o w n of m e n a n d w o m e n w a s yet a v a i l a b l e in this a n a l y s i s . A c o m p a r i s o n of S c h o l a s t i c Aptitude Test s c o r e s s h o w t h a t this year's f r e s h m a n class c o m p a r e s f a v o r a b l y with p a s t c l a s s e s a n d

CORE Director F. McKissick Will Speak in Dimnent Chapel Kloyd K M c K i s s i c k , n a t i o n a l d i r e c t o r of t h e C o n g r e s s o n I facial K q u a l i t y ( C O K K ) will s p e a k next T u e s d a y e v e n i n g at 8 : 1 5 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel. One t h o u s a n d d o l l a r s w a s prov i d e d b y the C o m m i s s i o n o n Hace of the R e f o r m e d C h u r c h in A m e r ica to p a y f o r his visit to H o p e ' s campus. Mr. M c K i s s i c k w a s b o r n i n A s h ville, \ . C . , in 1 9 2 2 . He a t t e n d e d M o r h o u s e College a n d X o r t h Caro l i n a C o l l e g e b e f o r e s e r v i n g in the a r m y d u r i n g W o r l d W a r 11. Foll o w i n g the w a r , he a t t e n d e d the ( n i v e r s i t y of X o r t h C a r o l i n a L a w S c h o o l a s the first X e g r o e v e r a d m i t t e d there. He w a s g r a d u a t e d in 1 9 5 0 a n d w a s a d m i t t e d to the U a r the followi n g y e a r . Mr. M c K i s s i c k s e r v e d a s N o r t h C a r o l i n a Youth Director of the N a t i o n a l A s s n . f o r t h e Adv a n c e m e n t of C o l o r e d P e o p l e s a n d h a s b e e n a c t i v e in Civil R i g h t s negotiations and demonstrations. In 1 9 6 3 , d u r i n g t h e m a r c h o n W a s h i n g t o n h e r e p r e s e n t e d CORE. He served as legal defense

a t t o r n e y in n u m e r o u s t r i a l s d u r i n g this p e r i o d . He g a v e u p his s u c c e s s f u l l a w p r a c t i c e to b e c o m e X a t i o n a l D i r e c t o r of COK K, w h i c h is his p r e s e n t o c c u p a t i o n .

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t h a t the m e n seem to be a s well p r e p a r e d a s the w o m e n . T h e m e n h a d a n a v e r a g e m a t h s c o r e ol 5 5 8 c o m p a r e d to a 5 2 3 f o r t h e girls. T h e c o e d s c a m e o u t o n t o p (Continued

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Sir C.uthrie, stage director, a u t h o r a n d t h e a t e r - f o u n d e r , pres e n t l y o n a t o u r of c o l l e g e s a n d u n i v e r s i t i e s , is p r e s e n t i n g l e c t u r e s c h o s e n f r o m the t o p i c s : " T h e Theater T o d a y , " " T h e T h e a t e r a n d the C o m m u n i t y , " " O f W h a t I se Is a S e r i o u s T h e a t e r ? " " T h e ill u s i o n of T h e a t r i c a l I l l u s i o n , " "Shakespeare on Stage," and "Shakespeare Today."

S I R G U T H R I E D I R E C T E D in L o n d o n ' s Old Vic b e f o r e he became artistic d i r e c t o r of the S h a k e s p e a r e Kestival. S o m e of h i s recent p u b l i c a t i o n s i n c l u d e " A Life in the T h e a t e r , " " A X e w T h e a t e r , " a n d " i n V a r i o u s Directions." Mr. R a l p h will p r e s e n t Sir T y r o n e C u t h r i e at this event w h i c h is o p e n to the p u b l i c .

HAVING D I R E C T E D over 200 p l a y s , 11 of w h i c h h a v e b e e n seen o n B r o a d w a y p r o d u c t i o n . Sir Gut h r i e h a s b e c o m e a m a j o r influence in the E n g l i s h s p e a k i n g theater o v e r the last 4 0 y e a r s . R e c o g n i t i o n of his e n o r m o u s c o n t r i b u t i o n to the t h e a t e r w a s g r a n t e d by Queen Klizabeth when s h e k n i g h t e d h i m in 1 9 6 2 . In the c u r r e n t B r o a d w a y seas o n , t h e Sir G u t h r i e v e r s a t i l i t y is b e i n g e x h i b i t e d in a r e v i v a l of the Kaufman-Kerber comedy, " D i n n e r at K i g h t , " the M e t r o p o litan O p e r a C o m p a n y ' s new p r o d u c t i o n of " P e t e r C r i m e s " a n d the B r i s t o n Old Vic p r o d u c t i o n of " M e a s u r e f o r M e a s u r e . "

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Want New AWS Regulations By P a t C a n f i e l d "We are meeting tonight for a r e a s o n : we a r e d i s t u r b e d with the p e t t i n e s s of the r u l e s t h a t restrict the w o m e n o n H o p e ' s c a m p u s . Do we a d v o c a t e e l i m i n a t i n g all r u l e s a q d h a v i n g c o m p l e t e a n a r c h y ? Of c o u r s e n o t . " W I T H T H I S S T A T E M E N T of p u r p o s e in f r o n t of t h e m , s o m e 5 0 g i r l s met W e d n e s d a y n i g h t to d i s c u s s w a y s in w h i c h A W S c o u l d b e c o m e m o r e r e l e v a n t d i r e c t l y rel a t e d to the p r o b l e m s a n d n e e d s of H o p e w o m e n . The statement further said, " There are certain basic laws that m u s t b i n d m a n k i n d . We s h o u l d s t r e s s t h a t it isn't the b i g r u l e s t h a t stifle us, it is the c r e e p i n g little o n e s . L a w s t h a t h a v e a b a s e are necessary. " A n d t h a t is h o w we s e p a r a t e the i m p o r t a n t o n e s f r o m the triv i a , b y a s k i n g the q u e s t i o n : W h a t is the l o g i c a l f o u n d a t i o n of this rule. T r a d i t i o n , f o r e x a m p l e , is often not logical. The d o u b l e stand a r d is o f t e n n o t l o g i c a l . We w a n t to see s o m e c h a n g e s in the attit u d e with w h i c h we a r e t r e a t e d . " T H I S A T T I T U D E IS is a deg r a d i n g parent-child relationship. As s t u d e n t s we a r e l o o k i n g f o r s o m e t h i n g m o r e . We d o n ' t w a n t to r e v i s e the H a n d b o o k , we w a n t a new H a n d b o o k , r e p r e s e n t a t i v e of 1 9 6 7 a n d r e l e v a n t to o u r n e e d s . It s e e m s t h a t it is u p to us to d o s o m e t h i n g a n d we w a n t to d o it." Barb Timmer and Jan Sebens, a s c o - c h a i r m e n of t h e m e e t i n g , s u g g e s t e d t h a t c o m m i t t e e s be o r g a n i z e d to d r a f t a g e n e r a l p r o p o s a l of c h a n g e s w h i c h w o u l d b e p r e s e n t e d to AWS f o r c o n s i d e r a tion. C o m m i t t e e s u n d e r t h e h e a d i n g s of t h e H a n d b o o k , A W S officers, d o r m r e g u l a t i o n s , a n d o t h e r regulations, (which included subc o m m i t t e e s o n h o u r s , e a t i n g off c a m p u s , dress, permissions and s m o k i n g ) , w e r e set u p .

O N E G I R L WAS a p p o i n t e d chairman of e a c h c o m m i t t e e , w h i c h will meet to d i s c u s s specificp r o b l e m s . C o m m i t t e e results will be r e p o r t e d at a g e n e r a l m e e t i n g next W e d n e s d a y n i g h t . These res u l t s will be i n c o r p o r a t e d i n t o the final p r o p o s a l p r e s e n t e d to AWS. Miss T i m m e r e m p h a s i z e d t h a t the k e y to these m e e t i n g s a n d s u b sequent proposal was organization. "We can't d o a n y t h i n g by a little o u t b r e a k h e r e o r a little sneak p l a y there," she comm e n t e d . Miss S e b e n s a n d Miss T i m m e r expressed their intention of v i s i t i n g Mrs. Isla V a n Kenen a a m , Dean of W o m e n , to e x p l a i n the g r o u p ' s g o a l . Several students voiced displeas u r e with the w a y AWS r e p r e s e n t a tives w e r e elected. " W e were g i v e n a list of n a m e s at a d o r m m e e t i n g a n d w e r e told o u r A W S r e p r e s e n t a t i v e w o u l d be d e c i d e d b y a n

o n - t h e - s p o t v o t e . We h a d n o p a r t in d e c i d i n g the n o m i n a t i o n s . " O n e girl stated that such n o m i n a t i o n s w e r e d e c i d e d b y the h o u s e m o t h e r a n d the RAs. M A N Y G I R L S W E R E concerned a b o u t the f a c t t h a t A W S r u l e a n d p o l i c y c h a n g e s w e r e not k n o w n a b o u t until a f t e r t h e y h a d been p u t into effect. " W e k n o w n o t h i n g a b o u t the origin or content of the o r i g i n a l p r o p o s a l s , " o n e girl c o m p l a i n e d . A m e m b e r of the AWS c o u n c i l p r e s e n t at the meeting, said that there w a s no reason for such u n a w a r e n e s s as all AWS m e e t i n g s were o p e n . It w a s t h e n s u g g e s t e d t h a t a g r o u p of w o m e n a t t e n d t h e next meeting on T u e s d a y . Such action w a s stymied after thecouncil member revealed that Tuesday's (Continued

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1966 Yearbook Awarded First Class Ranking 'The 1 9 6 6 M i l e s t o n e h a s been a w a r d e d a Lirst C l a s s r a t i n g b y the A m e r i c a n Y e a r b o o k Critical S e r v i c e of the A s s o c i a t e d Colleg i a t e Press. Five h o n o r rating a w a r d s are g i v e n b y the Service: /Mi-American, First Class, Second, Third, and F o u r t h Class. E A C H ( O L L E G E or university is p l a c e d in o n e of the twelve c a t e g o r i e s a c c o r d i n g to e n r o l l m e n t . T h u s , H o p e w a s j u d g e d in comparison to o t h e r c o l l e g e s r a n g i n g f r o m 1 2 5 1 to 1 7 5 0 students. 'The j u d g e s c a r e f u l l y r e a d the e n t i r e y e a r b o o k , edited b y J o n Wiegand, a n d indicated b y p a g e n u m b e r where the w e a k n e s s e s were. E a c h s e c t i o n uf t h e y e a r -

b o o k w a s j u d g e d a c c o r d i n g to photographs, editorial content and presentation. F r o m the c o m m e n t s in the b o o k let, this year's Kditor-in-chief, B a r b F u g a z z o t t o , i n t e n d s to c o r rect the w e a k n e s s e s f o u n d in the 1 9 6 6 Milestone. 'The two m a j o r i m p r o v e m e n t s will be: ( 1 ) c l e a r e r , s h a r p e r a n d lighter photographs, and (2) more academic c o v e r a g e . Inc l u d e d in the l a t t e r will be a rep r e s e n t a t i v e o r c r o s s - s e c t i o n a l rec o r d of t h e a c a d e m i c y e a r . MISS F U G A Z Z O T T O s a y s t h a t t h i s y e a r ' s a w a r d is " q u i t e a n incentive" for i m p r o v i n g as m a n y w e a k n e s s e s a s p o s s i b l e in the 1 9 6 7 M i l e s t o n e . S h e is a i m i n g f o r AllA m e r i c a n — c o v e t e d a w a r d in the small-college categories.


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Student Senate:

Trustee Exec. Committee Asks Limited Pass-Fail System Views Building Plans At its m e e t i n g l a s t M o n d a y n i g h t the S t u d e n t S e n a t e r e f e r r e d a p r o p o s a l a d v o c a t i n g the i n s t i t u t i o n of a limited p a s s - f a i l s y s t e m to the E d u c a t i o n a l Policies C o m mittee. The pass-fail system, p r o p o s e d b y Pete S m i t h , c o o r d i n a t o r of N a tional Student Assn. on c a m p u s , would allow j u n i o r s a n d seniors to elect o n e p a s s - f a i l c o u r s e p e r semester. T H E C O U R S E ( O U L D not be a required one a n d would have to fall o u t s i d e the s t u d e n t ' s m a j o r field a n d r e q u i r e d c o u r s e s . T h e student could receive r e g u l a r g r a d e s o n w o r k d u r i n g the s e m e s ter; h o w e v e r , o n l y a p a s s o r fail m a r k w o u l d be g i v e n a s the f i n a l grade. S m i t h n o t e d t h a t , a r r o r d i n g to the p r o p o s a l , a n y s t u d e n t s s o des i r i n g , w o u l d n o t h a v e to t a k e

a n y pass-fail courses. Pass-fail s y s t e m s l i k e this o n e a r e in effect at the U n i v e r s i t y of N o r t h C a r o lina a n d are u n d e r investigation at P r i n c e t o n . IN FURTHER BUSINESS, senior Hob Donia suggested that the B o a r d of T r u s t e e s a w a r d a n h o n o r a r y D o c t o r of D i v i n i t y deg r e e p o s t h u m o u s l y t o t h e l a t e Rev. A.J. Muste. In the p r o p o s a l D o n i a q u o t e d the B o a r d w h e n he s a i d , " H e (Muste) has indeed rendered 'dist i n g u i s h e d s e r v i c e to C h r i s t i a n i t y a n d to C h r i s t i a n p h i l a n t h r o p y bey o n d t h e limits of a s i n g l e locality.' " S e n a t o r Steve L a r k i n , m e n t i o n ing t h a t he h a d b e e n a c q u a i n t e d with M u s t e ' s a c t i v i t i e s a n d e n d e a v o r s , p u t his s u p p o r t b e h i n d the p r o p o s a l . President Gene P e a r s o n s t e p p e d d o w n a n d a l s o g a v e his

s u p p o r t to the p r o p o s a l . It w a s p a s s e d u n a n i m o u s l y a n d referred to the B o a r d of T r u s t e e s . P E T E S M I T H R E P O R T E D that the N . S . A . at H o p e h a d e s t a b l i s h ed a new c o m m i t t e e to r e - e v a l u a t e the i m p o r t a n c e of N S A here. With the recent u p h e a v a l of the Associa t i o n n a t i o n a l l y in c o n n e c t i o n with its ties to the C e n t r a l Intelligence A g e n c y of the U n i t e d States, the v a l u e of N S A h a s b e e n questioned. T o fill t w o n e w l y e s t a b l i s h e d student positions o n the Cultural A f f a i r s C o m m i t t e e , P r e s i d e n t Pearson appointed Denny Jones a n d Glenn Pontier. I he A s s n . of W o m e n S t u d e n t s recently a s k e d the S e n a t e to s e n d o n e r e p r e s e n t a t i v e a p i e c e to b o t h the A W S E x e c u t i v e a n d Activities B o a r d s . J a n e K a l l e m y n w a s c h o s e n as Student Senate repres e n t a t i v e to the E x e c u t i v e B o a r d and J a n e Freshour as representative to the Activities B o a r d . IN F U R T H E R B U S I N E S S , a p r o p o s a l to h a v e the Kletz o p e n ed at 8 a . m . a n d a m o t i o n to c h a n g e the a n n u a l M a y D a y f o r m a l to a n i n f o r m a l w e r e a c c e p t e d a n d p a s s e d . T h e r e w a s o t h e r disc u s s i o n a b o u t c l o s i n g the Kletz at n i g h t b e c a u s e of l a c k of b u s iness, but the s e n a t o r s felt t h a t u n l e s s the Kletz lost a s u b s t a n t i a l a m o u n t of m o n e y , it s h o u l d rem a i n o p e n f o r b u s i n e s s at n i g h t .

Washington's Birthday Recalls Former Tradition C e l e b r a t i o n of G e o r g e W a s h i n g ton's 235th birthday took place this week, m a r k i n g the 2 7 t h y e a r t h a t H o p e C o l l e g e h a s n o t held

HISTORIC—Sculpture shown in Van Haalte Hall where it formerly resided, the Hope College bust of George Washington now lies in the Archives of Hope.

a W a s h i n g t o n Bust O r a t o r y ("ontest. T h e c o n t e s t , i n a u g u r a t e d b y Dr. J. A c k e r m a n C o l e s M.D., L L . D . in 1 9 0 3 , b e c a m e a t r i e n n i a l t r a d i t i o n a t H o p e until 1 9 3 8 . Dr. Coles b e q u e a t h e d a b r o n z e b u s t of G e o r g e W a s h i n g t o n a n d a $ 1 , 0 0 0 U.S. Steel b o n d to the College. THE I N T E R E S T from the b o n d w a s u s e d to p u r c h a s e a similar bust a w a r d e d every three y e a r s to the H o p e s t u d e n t delive r i n g the best o r i g i n a l patrioticaddress. The contest was custom a r i l y held o n o r a b o u t F e b . 2 2 a n d in 1 9 3 2 w a s held o n the bicentennial of George Washington's birthday. The original W a s h i n g t o n bust, n o w r e s i d i n g in the C o l l e g e A r c h ives. w a s c a s t in F r a n c e , u s i n g the sculptor Jean Antoine H o u d o n ' s o r i g i n a l m o l d , it is c o n s i d e r e d to be a perfect r e p r e s e n t a t i o n of Washington. H o u d o n spent three weeks at Mt. V e r n o n , d u r i n g w h i c h t i m e he l o o k all m e a s u r e m e n t s of W a s h i n g t o n ' s h e a d n e e d e d f o r the b u s t . B U S T S W O N B Y the s t u d e n t o r a t o r s were m a d e by T i f f a n y J e w e l e r s in N e w Y o r k a n d c o s t f r o m $ 1 5 0 in 1 9 0 6 to $ 5 0 0 in 1 9 3 8 . T h e r i s i n g c o s t of the b u s t s p l u s d e c l i n i n g d i v i d e n d s f r o m the b o n d n e c e s s i t a t e d a b o l i t i o n of the competition.

U n d e r the n e w c h a i r m a n H u g h De Pree, the e x e c u t i v e c o m m i t t e e of the B o a r d of T r u s t e e s b e g a n its m e e t i n g t o d a y . In the w e e k e n d m e e t i n g the e x e c u t i v e c o m m i t t e e will c o n c e r n itself with the f u t u r e d i r e c t i o n of the C o l l e g e . T h e S t u d e n t C u l t u r a l a n d Social C e n t e r will be o n e of the m a j o r t o p i c s of d i s c u s s i o n . T h e p l a n s a s they c u r r e n t l y s t a n d a r e tentative. H o w e v e r , the a r c h i t e c t , C h a r les S t a d e of E v a n s t o n , 111., is n o w t a k i n g i n t o a c c o u n t the n u m e r o u s v i e w s of s t u d e n t , f a c u l t y , a n d A d m i n i s t r a t i o n a s he r e f i n e s the p l a n s . IT IS N O T K N O W N how l o n g this will t a k e , b u t P r e s i d e n t C a l vin A. V a n d e r W e r f s a i d he h o p e s the c o n s t r u c t i o n c a n b e g i n a s s o o n as the final p l a n s a r e submitted. A l s o i n v o l v e d in this r e f i n i n g is the d i s c u s s i o n of the n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s the c o m p l e t e d s t r u c t u r e will h a v e to s e r v e in the next 5 0 years. A n o t h e r t o p i c of d i s c u s s i o n is the m o r e i m m e d i a t e q u e s t i o n of a new r e s i d e n c e h a l l f o r the c o m ing fall s e m e s t e r . T h e l o c a t i o n of the d o r m a n d w h e t h e r it w o u l d house men o r w o m e n are quest i o n s w h i c h the e x e c u t i v e c o m mittee will face.

A l s o o n t h e a g e n d a is the c o n s i d e r a t i o n of C o l l e g e p o l i c i e s o n s a b b a t i c a l l e a v e a n d the s a l a r y schedule. The last two y e a r s h a v e s h o w n s i z a b l e i n c r e a s e s in the fac u l t y ( 1 4 n e w p o s i t i o n s w e r e crea t e d in 1 9 6 6 ) , a n d the e x e c u t i v e c o m m i t t e e will c o n s i d e r t h e n u m b e r of p o s i t i o n s w h i c h m i g h t b e c r e a t e d this y e a r . A c c o r d i n g to President V a n d e r Werf, t h e i n c r e a s e in t h e f a c u l t y in the l a s t t w o y e a r s h a s b e e n greater than the student increases, c a u s i n g a s i g n i f i c a n t d e c r e a s e in the s t u d e n t - f a c u l t y r a t i o . T H E S I Z E OF T H E student b o d y is a n o t h e r r e l a t e d t o p i c , w h i c h will a l s o be u n d e r c o n s i d e r a t i o n . If the c o m m i t t e e r e p o r t s a r e r e a d y , the s u b j e c t of the m a x i m u m n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s H o p e c a n a c c o m m o d a t e will be discussed. In the e v e n t the c o m m i t t e e c o n c e r n e d with h o n o r a r y d e g r e e s rep o r t s to the e x e c u t i v e b o a r d , p e r h a p s s o m e a c t i o n will b e t a k e n o n a s u g g e s t i o n to a w a r d a n h o n o r a r y d o c t o r a t e p o s t h u m o u s l y to the Rev. A.J. Muste. If t h e r e is a c t i o n , t h e r e w o u l d be n o a n n o u n c e m e n t m a d e of the d e c i s i o n until s h o r t l y b e f o r e t h e p r e s e n t a tion.

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How May We Observe Sunday? By T o m H i l d e b r a n d t In its m e e t i n g M o n d a y aftern o o n , the R e l i g i o u s Life C o m mittee " e x p r e s s e d a w i l l i n g n e s s to u n d e r t a k e a d e t a i l e d s t u d y of S u n d a y o b s e r v a n c e at H o p e , if s o r e q u e s t e d b y the A d m i n i s t r a tive C o u n c i l , a n d to r e p o r t b a c k to the c o u n c i l its f i n d i n g s a n d recommendations." T H E A C T I O N W A S t a k e n bec a u s e the recent c o n t r o v e r s y o v e r e x t e n d i n g l i b r a r y h o u r s on Sund a y p o i n t e d to the n e e d f o r a general principle which can be u s e d to m a k e this a n d s i m i l a r judgments. Other S u n d a y activities which m e m b e r s felt m i g h t b e re-evaluated u n d e r such a principle are p r a c t i c i n g in the M u s i c B u i l d i n g and washing clothes—prohibited

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b y the A.W.S. b u t p e r m i t t e d in men's dormitories on Sunday. J a m e s Tallis suggested that this work be done by a "blue-chip" c o m m i t t e e , m a d e u p of s t u d e n t s , faculty and a d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d i n c l u d i n g b o t h the " o l d g u a r d a n d the new g u a r d " in these categories. in o t h e r a c t i o n , t h e c o m m i t t e e v o t e d to refer a s t a t e m e n t to the college's Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic A s s n . r e p r e s e n t a t i v e , Alv i n V a n d e r B u s h , c o n c e r n i n g the s c h e d u l i n g of a b a s k e t b a l l g a m e on Ash W e d n e s d a y . T h e y requested t h a t " i n f u t u r e y e a r s , t h o s e w h o a r e r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the schedu l i n g of a t h l e t i c e v e n t s in the M1AA be s e n s i t i v e to the s i g n i f i c a n c e of Ash W e d n e s d a y in the C h u r c h year." The committee also discussed a s t a t e m e n t of the p u r p o s e of m o r n ing c h a p e l services p r e p a r e d by J e r r y P o o r t i n g a . It w a s w r i t t e n a s a t e n t a t i v e s u m m a r y of s i m i lar statements previously submitted b y all the m e m b e r s a n d w a s m e a n t to d e a l with " w h a t s t u d e n t s f i n d in c h a p e l , " not with the q u e s t i o n of the c o m p u l s o r y o r n o n - c o m p u l s o r y n a t u r e of c h a pel. ACCORDING TO Poortinga, D a i l y c h a p e l . . . .is i n t e n d e d to be a C h r i s t i a n w o r s h i p service, a c o n c e p t w h i c h t a k e s o n

various m e a n i n g s to d i f f e r e n t m e m b e r s of o u r c o l l e g e c o m m u n ity. . . . i n c l u d i n g ; '1'he o p p o r t u n itv to b e g i n e a c h d a y b y p a u s ing to m e u i i a t e , the o p p o r t u n i t y to h e a r the c h a l l e n g e t h a t is necessary for Christian g r o w t h . " "Others h a v e responded negatively to the q u e s t i o n of the C h r i s t i a n life, a n d in c h a p e l t h e y m a y f i n d r e a s o n s to t h i n k t h r o u g h the i m p l i c a t i o n s of their s t a n d . O t h e r s h a v e n e v e r f a c e d the q u e s t i o n a n d may through chapel confront s o m e a s p e c t of C h r i s t i a n i t y . " C O R R E C T I N G T H E terminolo g y in the p a p e r . C h a p l a i n Will i a m C. H i l l e g o n d s s a i d , " W e ' r e really not a ' C h r i s t i a n ' college; we're 'church-related,' and as such we c a n ' t e x p e c t m o r e of o u r s e l v e s t h a n the C h u r c h e x p e c t s of itself in the a r e a of a t t e n d a n c e at services." He a g a i n a f f i r m e d t h a t w o r s h i p is a free r e s p o n s e to G o d , a n d t h a t to be m e a n i n g f u l , s t u d e n t s m u s t h a v e the f r e e d o m e v e n to s a y "no." Dr. R o n a l d Beery a s k e d w h e t h e r t h e r e w a s a p o i n t w h e r e this freed o m d a m a g e s the e f f e c t i v e n e s s of the p r o g r a m . At this p o i n t the t i m e limit set f o r the d e b a t e w a s reached. T h e m e m b e r s were a s k e d to l o o k o v e r t h e s t a t e m e n t a n d c o n s i d e r a n y c o r r e c t i o n s they m i g h t feel a d v i s a b l e .

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AFRICAN MUSIC—Pictured above in their native c o s t u m e i are (1. to r.) Cornelius Agori Iwe of Nigeria, Elsie Rwanausi from Malawi, Kawala Simwanza of Zambia, De Gaulle Nadjourma of Chad and Pierre Sende from the Cameroons during a performance of African m u s i c at International Night last Friday evening. The production was sponsored Jointly by the International Relations Club and the Student Senate.

Neckers Publishes New Organic Chemistry Text Dr. D o u g l a s C". N e c k e r s of the H o p e College Chemistry Department has published a chemistry t e x t b o o k entitled " M e c h a n i s t i c Organic Photochemistry." T h e l a r g e r p a r t of the b o o k is c o n c e r n e d w i t h p h o t o c h e m i c a l reactions including molecular additions, abstractions, rearrangements, substitutions, and chain r e a c t i o n s . Its f i n a l p a g e s i n c l u d e a d i s c u s s i o n of p h o t o s y n t h e s i s a n d the c h e m i s t r y of v i s i o n . Dr. N e c k e r s i n t e n d e d his b o o k to be b o t h a t e x t b o o k f o r a d v a n c ed o r g a n i c s t u d e n t s a n d a g e n e r a l r e f e r e n c e s o u r c e f o r c h e m i s t s doi n g r e s e a r c h in t h a t field. It is bei n g p u b l i s h e d b y the R e i n h o l d ( o. A n a l u m n u s of H o p e C o l l e g e , Dr. N e c k e r s r e c e i v e d his A . B . deg r e e in 1 9 6 0 . He c o n t i n u e d h i s e d u c a t i o n at the I n i v e r s i t y of K a n s a s , a t t a i n i n g his P h . D . deg r e e in o r g a n i c c h e m i s t r y t h r e e years after graduating from H o p e . He did p o s t d o c t o r a l w o r k

Correction In last w e e k ' s a n c h o r a r e g r e t t a b l e t y p o g r a p h i c a l mist a k e w a s p r i n t e d . D u r i n g the past 100 y e a r s H o p e College has awarded 241 honorary d o c t o r a t e s , n o t 2 0 7 in 1 0 y e a r s a s the article r e p o r t e d , a c c o r d ing to J a n e t M u l d e r , H o p e College a r c h i v i s t .

at H a r v a r d a n d w a s a d m i t t e d to the f a c u l t y of H o p e C o l l e g e a s a n a s s i s t a n t p r o f e s s o r ol c h e m i s t r y in 1 9 6 4 . At H o p e Dr. N e c k e r s h a s t a u g h t organic chemistry, biochemistry and advanced organic courses. M o s t of his f r e e t i m e h a s b e e n d e v o t e d to the w r i t i n g of his b o o k and to continued chemical research.

By J a n e Becksfort W h e n y o u selected H o p e , w h a t did y o u c o n s i d e r ? A n d s i n c e t h e n , have you re-considered? A l t h o u g h there are n o exact f i g u r e s a v a i l a b l e at the m o m e n t o n t h e n u m b e r of t r a n s f e r s , it h a s b e e n e s t i m a t e d t h a t t h r e e to five p e r cent of the s t u d e n t p o p u l a t i o n did r e - c o n s i d e r t h e i r sel e c t i o n of H o p e . SURVEYING THE ( OMP L A I N T S cited b y the t r a n s f e r s , the r o o m m a t e s of the t r a n s f e r s , a n d the r e t u r n e e s to t h e college, three m a j o r r e a s o n s s t a n d out a s t h e s o u r c e f o r this r e - e v a l u ation: ( 1 ) The a c a d e m i c p r o g r a m a n d the l a c k of c o u n s e l i n g ; ( 2 ) The a l l - e n c o m p a s s i n g regulations; and ( 3 ) T h e s o c i a l life. T h e first c a t e g o r y i n c l u d e s s u c h a s p e c t s a s p o o r c o u r s e selection, the e x t e n s i v e l i b e r a l a r t s r e q u i r e ments and inadequate counseling. T h e r e s e e m e d to be a g e n e r a l c o n s e n s u s that there w a s " a s a d l a c k of c o u r s e s . " S t u d e n t s at H o p e , b o t h p r e s e n t a n d p a s t , exp r e s s e d the s e n t i m e n t t h a t it w a s v e r y f r u s t r a t i n g to g o t h r o u g h registration b e c a u s e the courses t h a t they w a n t e d to t a k e w e r e n o t a v a i l a b l e to t h e m . T h e y c o m p l a i n e d t h a t the specific c l a s s w a s either n o t o f f e r e d t h a t s e m e s t e r o r its s c h e d u l i n g w a s s u c h t h a t it c r e a t e d c o n f l i c t s with o t h e r c o u r s e s t h a t w e r e only o f f e r e d a t t h e s a m e time. S T U D E N T S WHO A R E c o n -

Kulp Publishes French Poem In 'Original Works' Magizine Kllen K u l p , H o p e s o p h o m o r e , h a s p u b l i s h e d a p o e m in F r e n c h in " O r i g i n a l W o r k s , " T h e Q u a r terly Koreign L a n g u a g e .lournal. T h e p o e m , entitled " L a P e r t e " ( " L o s s " ) , c o n t r a s t s the p r i v a t e s e n s e of p e r s o n a l l o s s with the i m p e r s o n a l i t y a n d a p a t h y of t h o s e u n c o n c e r n e d . It is s e n s i t i v e l y written, n o s t a l g i c a n d s l i g h t l y e l e g i a c , a c c o r d i n g to Miss B e u l a h K a m pen of the 1 r e n c h d e p a r t m e n t . Miss K u l p ' s p o e m w a s the result of a n a s s i g n m e n t b y Miss K a m p e n last s p r i n g in a s p e c i a l section of I n t e r m e d i a t e F r e n c h f o r s t u d e n t s w h o p l a n n e d to c o n t i n u e t h e i r s t u d i e d in F r e n c h . The p o e m s the c l a s s w r o t e , ac-

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c o r d i n g to Miss K a m p e n , were of u n u s u a l q u a l i t y . O n e of t h e m , " I ' n e R e v e r i e " ( " A D r e a m " ), byPat Irwin, w a s p r e v i o u s l y p u b l i s h e d in the A u t u m n 1 9 6 6 issue of the Q u a r t e r l y . Details o n t h e p u b l i c a t i o n m a y b e o b t a i n e d f r o m Miss K a m p e n .

t e m p l a t i n g t r a n s f e r r i n g at t h e e n d of this y e a r s t a t e d t h a t w h e n t h e y h a d t e r m i n a t e d t w o y e a r s of libe r a l a r t s , t h e y d e s i r e d a m o r e detailed and specialized p r o g r a m t h a n w a s a v a i l a b l e here. O n e s o p h o m o r e girl r e m a r k e d " I t ' s g o o d to get a l i b e r a l a r t s b a c k g r o u n d , b u t w h y not give u s a little m o r e f r e e c h o i c e in the d e p a r t m e n t s ? " This applied m o r e to t h o s e w h o s e f u t u r e field of w o r k w a s to be t e a c h i n g . After c o m p l e t i n g the c o l l e g e requirements for g r a d u a t i o n , there is a t i g h t s c h e d u l e w h i c h m u s t be f o l l o w e d to c o m p l e t e the m a jor, minors, and education c o u r s e s . M a n y t i m e s the i n d i v i d u a l is c o m p e l l e d to m i n o r in a school r e q u i r e m e n t , w h i c h he would not ordinarily select, s i m p l y b e c a u s e he h a s n ' t t i m e to fit in the n e c e s s a r y c o u r s e s in a n y o t h e r field. T H E F I N A L F A C T O R of f r u s t r a t i o n / e n t e r e d a m o n g those w h o w e r e p l a n n i n g to c o n t i n u e t h e i r e d u c a t i o n a f t e r c o l l e g e in g r a d u a t e s c h o o l , w a s the feeling of i n a d e q u a t e advice. O n e j u n i o r girl d e c l a r e d t h a t " n o o n e I h a d g o n e to f o r a d vice c o u l d s a t i s f a c t o r i l y a n s w e r m y q u e s t i o n s c o n c e r n i n g the requirements for grad school." T h e s e q u e s t i o n s t h a t went u n a n swered involved the courses that w o u l d be the b e s t p r e p a r a t o r y m a terial f o r g r a d s c h o o l . One p e r s o n w h o h a s t r a n s f e r r e d h a s written to s a y t h a t s h e w a s v e r y i m p r e s s e d b y the a d v i c e a n d v a r i e t y of c o u r s e s a v a i l a b l e at h e r new s c h o o l , m a n y t i m e s the size of H o p e . T H E S E C O N D A R E A of ree v a l u a t i o n d e a l s with the w o m e n s t u d e n t s a n d t h e i r r e g u l a t i o n s . As o n e s o p h o m o r e girl s a i d : " Y o u c o m e to c o l l e g e e x p e c t i n g r e s p o n sibility f o r y o u r o w n b e h a v i o r , yet y o u a r e g i v e n less t h a n y o u a r e u s e d to a t h o m e lust l o o k at s o m e of the r u l e s in the handbook." T h e r e a c t i o n s to these r u l e s m a y b e i l l u s t r a t e d b y the r e s i d e n t s of V a n Vleck l a s t y e a r . A p p r o x i m a t e l y o n e - t h i r d of t h o s e g i r l s

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did n o t r e t u r n to H o p e this y e a r f o r t h e r e a s o n of " e x c e s s i v e r e g u lations." H o w e v e r , it is n o t just the r u l e s a p p l y i n g to c a m p u s life t h a t h a v e c o n c e r n e d the t r a n s f e r s , b u t t h o s e w h i c h restrict n o n - c a m p u s life. O n e s o p h o m o r e girl s t a t e d " Y o u c a n ' t g o to visit a city, y o u h a v e to g o to visit s o m e o n e there. A n d then t h e r e a r e the o r a n g e s h e e t s , the y e l l o w s h e e t s , the white s h e e t s , and the invitation r i g m a r o l e . " T H E THIRD AREA concerns the s o c i a l life at this s c h o o l , o r l a c k of it. Most e v e r y o n e a g r e e d t h a t if y o u a r e g o i n g with s o m e o n e o n c a m p u s , it c o u l d be g r e a t . However, if y o u a r e m e r e l y s e a r c h i n g a n d h o p i n g -- it's a different s t o r y . In s e v e r a l d i s c u s s i o n s , t h e r e s e e m e d to be a c o n c e n s u s t h a t bigger towns a n d bigger schools d o h a v e m o r e to offer in the w a y of e v e n t s off a n d o n c a m p u s . A s o p h o m o r e c o m m e n t e d that what the C o l l e g e o f f e r e d w a s excellent but t h a t the t o w n h a d little to offer. A s o p h o m o r e girl s a i d " I t ' s either the d a t e o r the d o r m a n d the d o r m g e t s p r e t t y t i r i n g . T h e t o w n d o e s n ' t help m a t t e r s e i t h e r . " As a n o t h e r girl q u e r i e d u n b e lievingly " T h e g u y s s a y they can't get d a t e s ? " S e v e r a l g i r l s t r a n s f e r r e d to " b e c l o s e r to s o m e o n e b a c k h o m e . " OTHER REASONS CITED were d i s t a n c e f r o m h o m e , m a r riage, expenses, and uncertainty a b o u t the f u t u r e . T h o s e w h o d r o p p e d out b e c a u s e of the last r e a s o n stated t h a t t h e y felt t h e y w e r e w a s t i n g t i m e a n d money drifting through school. T h e y felt t h a t b y w o r k i n g they c o u l d f i n d a m o r e definite interest. T h e a b o v e f a c t o r s all p l a y e d a p a r t in the d e c i s i o n s of t h o s e w h o left H o p e . H o w e v e r , it w a s not o n e specific r e a s o n b u t a c o m b i n a t i o n of these f a c t o r s t h a t 1 p r o m p t e d the d e c i s i o n s . l t w a s a n i n t e r r e l a t i o n of these r e a s o n s t h a t c a u s e d the i n d i v i d u a l s to re-evalu a t e the s c h o o l a n d t h e i r relat i o n s h i p to it.

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H E R E A R E t w o articles i n this w e e k ' s anchor which have an alarming significance for the H o p e C o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y a n d raise s o m e basic q u e s t i o n s a b o u t b o t h t h e a c a d e m i c a n d social a s p e c t s of c a m p u s life. T h e a r t i c l e d e a l i n g w i t h t h e acad e m i c s h o w i n g of t h e f r e s h m e n p o i n t s o u t t h a t a g r e a t m a n y of t h e m e n h a v e simply been u n a b l e to cope with the d e m a n d s of t h e i r c o u r s e s . At t h e s a m e t i m e t h e vast m a j o r i t y of the w o m e n h a v e h a d c o m p a r a t i v e l y little t r o u b l e . P e r f o r m a n c e by t h e m e n is also p o o r e r t h a n t h a t of m a l e f r e s h m e n in t h e past. Admissions records show that both the m e n a n d w o m e n entered H o p e with the same potential for academic a c h i e v e m e n t . T h e i r r e c o r d s in h i g h school c o m p a r e d f a v o r a b l y to t h o s e of p r e v i o u s classes of m e n . T h e p r o b l e m m u s t lie in w h a t h a p p e n s to t h e m e n a f t e r they a r r i v e a t H o p e . T h e article a t t r i b u t e s the superiority of t h e p e r f o r m a n c e of t h e wom e n to t h e r e s t r i c t i o n s o n t h e m w h i c h encourage studying. T h e men exhibit a m a r k e d i m m a t u r i t y a n d lack of m o t i v a t i o n in c o m p a r i s o n t o t h e coeds. T h e o b v i o u s s o l u t i o n to t h e p r o b lem of t h e f r e s h m a n m a l e w o u l d seem to b e t h e e s t a b l i s h m e n t of some f o r m of r e g u l a t i o n s w h i c h w o u l d restrict his h o u r s a n d force h i m t o a d o p t b e t t e r s t u d y h a b i t s . W e feel, h o w e v e r , t h a t this w o u l d b e a b a c k w a r d s t e p at a t i m e w h e n H o p e m u s t c o n t i n u e to m o v e forw a r d in o r d e r to c o m p e t e for s t u d e n t s w i t h o t h e r colleges. T h e A d m i s s i o n s Office r e p o r t s t h a t m a l e a p p l i c a t i o n s a r e d o w n 10 p e r c e n t f r o m last y e a r ; t h e c r e a t i o n of h o u r s f o r m e n w o u l d h a v e a d i s a s t r o u s effect on t h e a l r e a d y d i m i n i s h i n g n u m b e r of m a l e s t u d e n t s s e e k i n g a n e d u c a t i o n at Hope.

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H E A R T I C L E also points out that academic standards have t i g h t e n e d t h i s year, c o n t r i b u t i n g to t h e p o o r p e r f o r m a n c e of f r e s h m e n . W e feel t h a t this u p g r a d i n g of s t a n d a r d s is h i g h l y b e n e f i c i a l to the school. A h i g h e r a c a d e m i c s t a n d a r d will attract a h i g h e r c a l i b e r of s t u d e n t . W h a t t h e n is t h e s o l u t i o n ? T h e s i t u a t i o n is i n t o l e r a b l e as it n o w s t a n d s . T h e f r e s h m a n m a l e is a n i m m a t u r e i n d i v i d u a l w h o is set loose on his o w n

to p u r s u e his c o u r s e s w i t h l i t t l e or n o s u p e r v i s i o n . M a n y of t h e f r e s h m e n c o u l d n o t h a n d l e this a d j u s t m e n t t o self-discipline w h i c h H o p e College dem a n d s . I n his difficulty, t h e f r e s h m a n f o u n d few w i t h t h e t i m e o r t h e m o t i v a t i o n t o h e l p h i m ; m o s t of t h e f a c u l t y advisors w e r e u n c o n c e r n e d a n d t h e resid e n t a d v i s o r s w e r e t o o busy w i t h o t h e r activities. T h e selling p o i n t of H o p e C o l l e g e has always b e e n its sense of c o m m u n ity a n d c o n c e r n . T h e f r e s h m e n m e n seem t o h a v e b e e n left t o t h e i r o w n devices o n t h e o u t s i d e of t h i s c o m m u n i t y . N e x t year t h e C o l l e g e m u s t i m p r o v e its a d v i s i n g system. If t h e w o m e n a r e moved o u t of t h e c o t t a g e s as is p r e s e n t l y p l a n n e d , n e x t year's f r e s h m e n w i t h t h e p o o r e s t p r e p a r a t i o n s h o u l d be p l a c e d in t h e c o t t a g e s w i t h a n R A r e s p o n s i b l e f o r only 10 t o 12 s t u d e n t s . R A ' s s h o u l d only be selected w h o h a v e b o t h t h e a b i l i t y a n d t h e t i m e to serve as effective advisors. As m a n y u p p e r c l a s s m e n as p o s s i b l e s h o u l d b e p l a c e d in Kollen H a l l in o r d e r t o p r o v i d e a s t a b i l i z i n g factor for the f r e s h m e n .

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O R T H E P R E S E N T , it is i m p e r a tive to t i g h t e n d i s c i p l i n e in Kollen H a l l . T h e a b s e n t e e i s m of t h e R A ' s h a s c o n t r i b u t e d to f r e s h m e n p r o b lems a n d m u s t cease. P e r h a p s it is necessary to assign m o r e R A ' s to K o l l e n H a l l . At a n y r a t e , d r i n k i n g in t h e r o o m s c a n n o t b e p e r m i t t e d to c o n t i n u e under any conditions. F u r t h e r m o r e , an e x t e n s i v e t u t o r i n g system m u s t be est a b l i s h e d to h e l p t h e m e n w h o h a v e h a d difficulty w i t h g r a d e s . T h e p e r f o r m a n c e of t h e girls seems to i n d i c a t e t h a t they a r e m a t u r e e n o u g h a n d possess g o o d e n o u g h s t u d y h a b i t s to p e r m i t a r e l a x a t i o n of t h e rules restricting them. T h e y have earned t h e c h a n c e to a t t a i n a h i g h e r d e g r e e of p e r s o n a l r e s p o n s i b i l i t y . T h e a r t i c l e on p a g e t h r e e c o n c e r n i n g t r a n s f e r s indicates t h a t m a n y w o m e n r e g a r d t h e i r r e g u l a t i o n s as c h i l d i s h a n d feel they a r e c a p a b l e of h a n d l i n g a h i g h e r d e g r e e of f r e e d o m . W e feel t h a t t h e y deserve t h e c h a n c e to exercise t h a t f r e e d o m . As f o r t h e m e n , t h e anchor feels t h a t t h e y m u s t be given i n c r e a s e d disc i p l i n e a n d receive closer s u p e r v i s i o n f r o m t h e i r a d v i s o r s so t h a t they can better cope with o u r higher academic standards.

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VERY F R E S H M A N philosophy s t u d e n t has r e a d t h e w o r d s of Cardinal John Henry Newman: "It is a g r e a t p o i n t , t h e n , to e n l a r g e t h e r a n g e of s t u d i e s w h i c h a U n i v e r s i t y professes, e v e n f o r t h e s a k e of t h e stud e n t s . " If H o p e is t r u l y a l i b e r a l arts college, t h e n its basic p r o g r a m m u s t a l l o w a s t u d e n t to o b t a i n a b r o a d overview of k n o w l e d g e . P r e s e n t l y , a H o p e s t u d e n t t o o often e n r o l l s in few c o u r s e s n o t r e q u i r e d f o r his m a j o r b e c a u s e h e c a n n o t a f f o r d to l o w e r his g r a d e - p o i n t a v e r a g e o r class s t a n d i n g - e v e n t s all t o o p o s s i b l e if he is u n i n i t i a t e d in a field. G a i n i n g c o m p e t e n c e in new a r e a s does w o n d e r s for the m i n d b u t wreaks havoc on the average; a n d the s t u d e n t m o r e concerned w i t h c o n t i n u i n g his e d u c a t i o n r a t h e r t h a n l i b e r a l i z i n g it will n e g l e c t s u b j e c t s in w h i c h h e is n o t a l r e a d y a t least partially c o m p e t e n t . T h e pass-fail system i n t r o d u c e d

a n d passed by t h e S t u d e n t S e n a t e is a big step toward m a k i n g H o p e a m o r e l i b e r a l arts college. If a d o p t e d by t h e E d u c a t i o n a l Policies C o m m i t t e e , t h e s t u d e n t c o u l d i n d u l g e in s t u d i e s n o t r e q u i r e d f o r his m a j o r o r g r a d u a t i o n w i t h o u t e n d a n g e r i n g his c h a n c e s of bei n g a d m i t t e d t o g r a d u a t e school bec a u s e d e g r e e s of c o m p e t e n c e w o u l d n o t be i n d i c a t e d , m e r e l y c o m p e t e n c e or inc o m p e t e n c e - p a s s or fail. H e n e e d only seek k n o w l e d g e , n o t g r a d e s .

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T H E R E F O R E recommend t h a t t h e E d u c a t i o n a l Policies C o m m i t t e e l o o k u p o n this p r o p o s a l as o n e w h i c h c o u l d f u r t h e r t h e e d u c a t i o n a l a i m s of H o p e College. I n d e e d , it is necessary f o r t h e i r a t t a i n m e n t since as C a r d i n a l N e w m a n h a s said, "A m a n of w e l l - i m p r o v e d f a c u l t i e s has t h e c o m m a n d of a n o t h e r ' s k n o w ledge. A m a n w i t h o u t t h e m has n o t t h e c o m m a n d of his o w n . "

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The Times Have Changed W A S H I N G T O N — M a n y students h a v e b e e n i n t e r v i e w e d c o n c e r n i n g h o w t h e y felt to d i s c o v e r they w e r e p a r t of a CIA-financed operation, but n o b o d y has bothered to i n t e r v i e w a n y o n e f r o m t h e C I A to a s k h o w he felt to be p a r t of a s t u d e n t o r g a n i zation. I h a d the g o o d f o r t u n e to s p e a k t o a C I A m a n o n a p a r k b e n c h in L a f a y e t t e S q u a r e . I k n e w he w a s a C I A m a n the m i n ute I s a w h i m b e c a u s e he w a s c o u n t i n g o u t $ 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 in c a s h to g i v e to s e v e r a l s t u d e n t s w h o were p i c k e t i n g the White H o u s e to s t o p the b o m b i n g in V i e t n a m . O n e of the bills blew a w a y , a n d w h e n I r e t r i e v e d it for the a g e n t , he told m e to k e e p it a n d invited m e to sit d o w n . "IT'S VERY D I S C O U R A G I N G , " he said. ' Here I thought 1 had joined a prof e s s i o n a l outfit, a n d it t u r n s o u t t h a t all I ' m d o i n g is g i v i n g m o n e y to s t u d e n t s a n d labor union leaders." " B u t that's a big responsibility," Isaid. " N o t e v e r y o n e c a n be a . l a m e s B o n d . " " T h a t ' s all r i g h t f o r y o u to s a y , " h e r e p l i e d , f e e d i n g a s q u i r r e l a $ 1 0 0 bill. " B u t w h e n I j o i n e d the C I A , I t h o u g h t it w a s j u s t a few of u s f i g h t i n g the evil f o r c e s of c o m m u n i s m t h r o u g h o u t t h e w o r l d . N o w it t u r n s o u t e v e r y T o m , D i c k , H a r r y a n d e v e n G l o r i a is w o r k i n g f o r the C I A . H a l f the c o u n t r y is s o m e h o w s u p p o r t e d b y t h e o r g a n i z a t i o n , ' a n d there just doesn't seem to b e a n y d i s t i n c t i o n in b e i n g a secret a g e n t any more." " I t ' s t r u e t h a t t h e r e a r e m o r e of y o u than you t h o u g h t , " 1 said. " B u t you h a v e to r e m e m b e r it w a s y o u r m o n e y t h a t m a d e the w h o l e t h i n g p o s s i b l e . " .lust t h e n a m a n c a m e u p a n d s a i d , " 1 n e e d $ 7 5 , 0 0 0 to s e n d a V a s s a r s t u d e n t t o u r up the A m a z o n . " The CIA agent counted out $ 7 5 , 0 0 0 a n d g a v e it to the m a n .

" M a y I h a v e an extra $5 for lunch?" the m a n a s k e d . T H E A G E N T G A V E HIM $20. " E v e r y o n e t h i n k s w e ' r e m a d e of m o n e y , " he s a i d to m e a f t e r t h e m a n left. " B u t t h e t r u t h is t h e y ' r e g e t t i n g v e r y s t i c k y o v e r a t h e a d q u a r t e r s . Y o u h a v e to p r o v e y o u ' r e a c o m pletely i n d e p e n d e n t o r g a n i z a t i o n w i t h o u t a n y p o s s i b l e g o v e r n m e n t ties b e f o r e y o u c a n b e c o m e eligible f o r CIA f u n d s . " ' I g u e s s t h e r e a r e n ' t m a n y of t h o s e left any more," 1 said. " W e l l , all I c a n s a y is t h a t I ' m g e t t i n g o u t of the o r g a n i z a t i o n . It h a s n o s t a t u s a n y more. 1 w a s u p for p r o m o t i o n the other d a y , a n d do you k n o w who beat me out f o r it? One of the e d i t o r s of the H a r v a r d Lampoon." A motorcycle roared up and a tough, b e a r d e d fellow in a l e a t h e r j a c k e t c a m e o v e r . " W e need 2 5 g r a n d to s t a r t a c h a p t e r in Wilm i n g t o n , Del." The C I A m a n g a v e h i m $ 2 5 , ( ) 0 0 . " A r e y o u b e h i n d the H e l l ' s A n g e l s , t o o ? " I a s k e d in a m a z e m e n t . " D o n ' t a s k , " t h e a g e n t replied. " 1 d o n ' t k n o w h o w to s a y t h i s , " I said, "but I have a syndicated column and I ' m u p to m y e a r s in d e b t . I ' m s u r e I could p e r f o r m s o m e service for y o u . " " H o w m u c h d o y o u n e e d ? " the a g e n t asked. " C o u l d 1 h a v e $ 1 0 , 0 0 0 to s t a r t w i t h ? With t h a t k i n d of m o n e y 1 c o u l d r e a l l y fight c o m m u n i s m . " HE R E A C H E D I N T O his satchel a n d c o u n t e d o u t the c a s h . " W e l l , t h a t a b o u t c l e a n s m e o u t , " he s a i d . " I ' l l h a v e to g o b a c k to L a n g l e y a n d get s o m e m o r e . " " T h a n k s a million," I said gratefully. " D o n ' t m e n t i o n it. W e ' v e b e e n t r y i n g to put a c o l u m n i s t o n the p a y r o l l for a l o n g time now. Besides, y o u h a v e an honest face."

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Dear Editor While it is not n e c e s s a r y to a d m i t t h e v a l i d i t y of a m a n ' s i d e a s in h o n o r i n g h i s g r e a t n e s s , the C o l l e g e — b o t h A d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d S t u d e n t S e n a t e — h a s c h o s e n to r e c o g n i z e A.J. M u s t e f o r b o t h . At the s a m e time only s o m e $ 7 . 0 0 had been deposited in the b o x e s in V a n R a a l t e a s of W e d n e s d a y m o r n i n g . T h e s e f u n d s , w h e n sent t o the F e l l o w s h i p f o r R e c o n c i l i a t i o n , will b e m a r k e d a s c o m i n g f r o m Rev. M u s t e ' s a l m a m a t e r . 1 w o n d e r if t h e p a u c i t y of f u n d s is n o t a m o r e a c c u r a t e reflection of the p r i d e H o p e C o l l e g e r e a l l y feels in r e m e m b e r i n g A.J. M u s t e , p a c i f i s t , t h a n w e r e W e d n e s d a y ' s eulogies. I F W E A R E P R O U D to a d m i t o u r paternity of a f a m o u s m a n a n d his i d e a s , then we are o b l i g a t e d to vent o u r pride in s o m e t h i n g m o r e t h a n speeches a n d p o s t h u m o u s degrees. Otherwise w e are g u i l t y of s i m p l y c a s h i n g in o n h i s f a m e w h i l e p a y i n g e m p t y lip s e r v i c e to h i s i d e a s — a n a c t i o n w h i c h A.J. himself w o u l d not h a v e hesitated to identify as the m o s t p u t r i d hypocrisy. J o h n D. C o x M e n t i o n w a s m a d e in the Feb. 1 7 a n c h o r that the Student C u l t u r a l - S o c i a l

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C e n t e r w o u l d i n c l u d e facilities f o r W T A S . T h i s is a m o s t i n t e r e s t i n g p r o p o s i t i o n , s i n c e t h e r a d i o s t a t i o n h a s f o r the l a s t t w o y e a r s b e e n v e r y m u c h in the b a c k g r o u n d of t h i s c a m p u s ' c u l t u r e . We flock to V a n R a a l t e o n F r i d a y a f t e r n o o n s to p i c k u p the a n c h o r ; we u s e d to c o m p l a i n bitterly that the M i l M o n e w a s a l w a y s late; we s u b m i t e n o u g h to Opus to m a k e it a l m o s t a p e r i o d i c a l m a g a z i n e ; b u t d o we ( o r , i n d e e d , c a n w e ) t u n e to 6 1 0 f o r s o m e o n e ' s e d u c a t e d o p i n i o n o r a n intelligent s e l e c t i o n of m u s i c ? T H R E E Y E A R S AGO C h r i s K n e c h t a n d Pete P a u l s e n , n o w g r a d u a t e d , h a d a v i s i o n f o r t h e r a d i o s t a t i o n , w h i c h , h a d it been s u s t a i n e d by their successors a n d the c a m p u s in g e n e r a l , w o u l d h a v e m a d e it b y t h i s t i m e a w o r t h y s i s t e r t o the a n c h o r in t h e field of c a m p u s n e w s m e d i a . In v i e w of this, I w o u l d like to see a n a n c h o r feature o n W T A S , a n d a n editorial o p i n i o n o n q u e s t i o n s of p o l i c y w h i c h w o u l d i n e v i t a b l y b e raised. If we c a n b r i n g this o b s c u r e subject to light, w e will h a v e a better idea of w h a t w e a r e d o i n g w h e n we i n c l u d e facilities f o r the s t a t i o n i n the new Center. A

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Students Protest Chapel Talk, Escalate Mice War This M o n d a y Wesley Michaels o n held a chapel talk 'that w a s m o s t d i s a p p o i n t i n g . Wesley t o l d u s t h a t , o n r e q u e s t of the D a n forth f o u n d a t i o n , he interviewed some students from K a l a m a z o o College last weekend. The students he interviewed were, a c c o r d i n g to h i m , m a r k e d b y a n a t t i t u d e of c y n i c i s m a n d distrust t o w a r d s their a d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d t h e i r c o l l e g e . Wesley rem a r k e d t h a t , a l t h o u g h the K a l a m a z o o s t u d e n t s h a d m o r e freed o m t h a n H o p e students, they felt r e s t r i c t e d a n d c o n f i n e d b y their c o l l e g e . H E C O N C L U D E D T H A T free^ d o m without Christian commitm e n t l e a d s to' d i s c o n t e n t , license, u n h a p p i n e s s a n d c y n i c i s m . Implicitly h e c o n t r a s t e d the b a d , u n -

l a t i o n s at K a l a m a z o o C o l l e g e . W E S L E Y A P P A R E N T L Y did this w i t h o u t a s k i n g h i m s e l f t h e following questions: a . Is a s p i r i t of c a l m , a p a t h e t ic, " h a p p y " , " r e l i g i o u s " c o n t e n t m e n t the s u p r e m e g o a l of a college c o m m u n i t y ? b. Is s e c u l a r f r e e d o m the a n t i t h e s i s of r e l i g i o u s c o m m i t m e n t ? F i n a l l y , he h a d t h e a f f r o n t e r y to c o m p a r e s t u d e n t s with little children w h o need chastisement in t h e i r e d u c a t i o n , a n d the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n with the m o t h e r w h o a d m i n i s t e r s the chastisement. This c o m p a r i s o n m i g h t be v a l i d f o r Wesley M i c h a e l s o n , it c e r t a i n l y is n o t s o f o r e v e r y s t u d e n t , e v e n in H o p e C o l l e g e . Johannes Huber Bruce R o n d a

c h r i s t i a n a t t i t u d e of K a l a m a z o o s t u d e n t s with the g o o d , C h r i s t i a n a t t i t u d e of H o p e s t u d e n t s . In d o i n g s o , he u s e d his int e r v i e w s to s l a n d e r a s i s t e r college w i t h o u t a s c e r t a i n i n g w h e t h er t h e s t u d e n t s he i n t e r v i e w e d w e r e r e p r e s e n t a t i v e of K a l a m a z o o College a s a w h o l e . T h e n he went on a n d d o g m a t i c a l l y stated that the d i s t r u s t a n d c y n i c i s m he believed to h a v e f o u n d w a s c a u s e d b y t o o m u c h f r e e d o m a n d selfish c o n c e r n o n the p a r t of K a l a m a z o o students, without giving us a n y i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t the s t a t e of s t u d e n t - a d m i n i s t r a t i o n re-

A s I write this letter I r o m m y d e s k in Z w e m e r H a l l , I c a n h e a r the p a t t e r i n g of little feet in o u r r o o m -- a n d I ' m n o t r e f e r r i n g to c h i l d r e n . 1 a m s p e a k i n g of the g r e a t m u l t i t u d e s of m i c e t h a t a s of l a t e h a v e s w e p t d o w n u p o n the Z w e m e r r e s i d e n t s , e n g a g i n g in p i l l a g i n g a n d p l u n d e r i n g that puts the V i s i g o t h s to s h a m e . C a n n o t h ing s a v e Z w e m e r Hall f r o m these b a r b a r i c h o r d e s , e x c e p t a Pied P i p e r of s o r t s ? I N T H E P A S T few m o n t h s , these f e r o c i o u s b e a s t s h a v e c a r -

ried off the best c h e d d a r cheese, d e s t r o y e d sweaters, nibbled cigarettes, a n d ruthlessly carried a w a y c o o k i e s sent f r o m girls at home T h e s e little d e v i l s have appeared seemingly from o u t of n o w h e r e : t h e y s t r i k e swiftly, a n d d i s a p p e a r a s if Z w e m e r h a s s w a l l o w e d t h e m u p . M o s t of the r e s i d e n t s h e r e a r e n o t p a r t i c u l a r l y f o n d of t h e i d e a of h a v ing a m o u s e s c a m p e r i n g playfully a b o u t t h e i r r o o m s at n i g h t . One r o o m of g u y s is p a r t i c u l a r l y p l a g u e d , a n d the m i c e h a v e the r u n of the r o o m . . . a n y t h i n g t h a t f a l l s o n the f l o o r is l e g a l l y theirs. T h e g u y s h a v e tried t i m e a n d time a g a i n to t r a p t h e m o u s e with all s o r t s of i n g e n i o u s b o x tricks, b u t t h e y h a v e f a i l e d e v e r y time. O n e of t h e m h a s b o u g h t a h i g h p o w e r e d pellet g u n , c l a i m i n g to " b a g a m o u s e " a n d m o u n t it. L a t e l y , t h e y h a v e d e v i s e d a f i e n d i s h l y c l e v e r p l o t to electrocute the m o u s e with 3 0 , 0 0 0 v o l t s of electricity w h e n it n i b b l e s at a n i n n o c e n t - l o o k i n g piece of cheese. E v e n this h a s f a i l e d ! ! We, the r e s i d e n t s of Z w e m e r , i m p l o r e s o m e o n e -- a n y o n e - to d o s o m e t h i n g a b o u t this crisis. Most r o o m s r e s e m b l e a M i d d l e Ages t o w n , c o m p l e t e with l a c k of s a n i t a t i o n , a n d m i c e r u n n i n g about. Some rooms are rumored to h a v e s w i n e . T h e m i c e m u s t be s t o p p e d , b u t we d e s p e r a t e l y

n e e d h e l p . A r e the j a n i t o r s in l e a g u e with the m i c e ? C a n Slater u s e the m o u s e m e a t f o r a c h a n g e in the s a m e o l d m e a l s ? Will the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n give us a i d ? I T IS E I T H E R the m i c e o r us. We s h a l l f i g h t t h e m in o u r r o o m s , we s h a l l f i g h t t h e m in the h a l l s , we s h a l l f i g h t t h e m in t h e l a v o r a t o r i e s ; we s h a l l n e v e r g i v e u p . . . Y o u r s very sincerely, Charles Schoeneck 1 a p p l a u d the a c t i o n of the Arc a d i a n a n d K n i c k e r b o c k e r fraternities in p u r p o s e f u l l y w i t h d r a w i n g f r o m t h a t b a t t l e of u n s u n g voices - the All-College Sing. S u c h a n h o n e s t e x p o s u r e of the h a z a r d s of b a n d s of u n s t u d i e d a n d over-rehearsed Greek members, w h o nightly render u p tunes to the g o d of all-college t r a d i t i o n , is the first s t e p t o w a r d a s e a r c h i n g e v a l u a t i o n of the c h a r a c t e r of this c a m p u s . R e c o g n i z i n g the j u s t c l a i m s of the c l a s s r o o m , 1 q u e s t i o n activities to w h i c h we forfeit e n o r m o u s e x p e n d i t u r e s of t i m e a n d e n e r g y a n d the p i o d u c i of o u r effort is paltry and absurd. Hours and w e e k s p r a c t i c i n g f o r the s i n g , only to r e a c h the g r a n d f i n a l e in t e r m s of a brief e n c o u n t e r - a n d s u c h a n e v e n t is r e p e a t e d t h r o u g h o u t the c a l e n d a r y e a r . T h e event itself m a y be e n j o y a b l e , b u t d o

the m e a n s justify the e n d s ? And are there creative c h a n n e l s which we m a y be a v o i d i n g in o u r dep e n d e n c e u p o n the t r i e d ? I C O N T E N D T H A T Hope Col lege, in its b l i n d a d h e r e n c e to these y e a r l y r i t u a l s , is s u f f e r i n g f r o m a f a m i n e in a m e a n i n g f u l c l i m a t e . T o r e s c u e the c o l l e g e f r o m this b l i g h t , we m u s t e v a l u a t e t h o s e activities w h i c h s e r v e little p u r p o s e in p r o p o r t i o n to the time t h e y d e m a n d . If the p u r p o s e is to , p e r p e t u a t e a t r a d i t i o n , we m u s t test this t r a d i t i o n f o r a u t h e n t i c i t y of p u r p o s e a n d benefit. In p l a c e of the u s e l e s s , we m a y s u p p o r t a c l i m a t e of intellectual c o n c e r n , cultural inquiry, a n d social fun. We need to a c t i v a t e o u r m i n d s to q u e s t i o n , to f a c e u p to the res p o n s i b i l i t y of b e i n g p u r p o s e f u l , a n d to m o v e into t h e k i n d of c r e a t i v e c a m p u s c l i m a t e in w h i c h we m a y d i s c o v e r a n e w , keen excitement. H o p e m a y t h r i v e u p o n the s p o n t a n e o u s e x p r e s s i o n of its s t u d e n t s , b u t it s u f f e r s within the f r a m e w o r k of c o n t r i v e d c a m p u s events. I f e a r we a r e all J. A l f r e d Prufr o c k s , s p e n d i n g a s m u c h time a s he in s u c h trite t h i n g s a s the m e r e d e c i s i o n to t a k e a " t o a s t a n d t e a " , " A n d i n d e e d t h e r e will be t i m e " f a i l i n g to f o r c e f u l l y " s e i z e the d a y " in m e a n i n g f u l a c t i o n . Sincerely, Susan Eenigenburg

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T h e first m u s t be c o m m i t m e n t . He m o r e t h a n m o s t s a w l o n g a g o t h a t to b e C h r i s t i a n m e a n s to b e committed, and unconditionally. W h a t s o m e of y o u a r e n o w l e a r n ing by r e a d i n g b o o k s by Bonh o e f f e r s o m e of u s l e a r n e d l o n g e r a g o , s i t t i n g u n d e r the s e a r c h i n g p e r s o n a l i t y of A.J.

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'Tis a p r o u d privilege indeed to h a v e the o p p o r t u n i t y to s a y s o m e t h i n g n o w a b o u t A.J. Muste. My c r e d e n t i a l s , 1 k n o w , a r e i n a d e quate; but m y debts a r e very great.

AND TO B E C O M M I T T E D then w a s different f r o m b e i n g c o m mitted now, a n d h a r d e r . N o w c o m m i t m e n t is in the a i r , the t h i n g to d o ; the c o m m i t t e d a r e " i n . " T h e n t h e y w e r e " o u t , " the a l o n e , the f r i e n d l e s s , the o d d o n e s , a n d t h e r e f o r e the s u f f e r i n g o n e s .

M y m e m o r i e s of A.J. g o f a r back. I c a n n o t , indeed, r e m e m b e r a t i m e w h e n his n a m e w a s n o t a n h o n o r e d o n e in m y f a t h e r ' s h o u s e . W h a t he ( a n d G a n d h i ) w r o t e we read at family d e v o t i o n s as comm e n t a r y on what the New Testament m i g h t m e a n for o u r times. Later, as a struggling preacher p l u n g e d fresh f r o m s e m i n a r y into a w a r - c o m m i t t e d p a r i s h in a w a r c o m m i t t e d w o r l d , ' t w a s A.J. w h o saved m y d a y , simply by being a living demonstration that under e v e n t h o s e c o n d i t i o n s - n o , particularly u n d e r t h o s e c o n d i t i o n s C h r i s t i a n p r e a c h e r s h a v e a relev a n t , h e a l i n g t h i n g to s a y .

And no church sustained comm i t m e n t s t h e n . His c h u r c h t a l k e d w a r , b u t M u s t e t a l k e d p e a c e . His c h u r c h i n v o k e d the e a s y s a n c t i ties of n a t i o n h o o d ; M u s t e w r e s tled t o w a r d a h i g h e r r i g h t . T h e church's magic word was "patriotism;" Muste's magic word w a s " l o v e . " With his c h u r c h a b s o r b e d in its t h e o l o g i e s , M u s t e l i v e d b y a c t i o n . W h e n his c h u r c h s o l d o u t f o r p u b l i c respect, M u s t e d r e a m e d o n l y of r a d i c a l justice.

B U T T O H A V E K N O W N A. J. is to k n o w , t o o , t h a t n o w o r d s c o u l d a d d to o r e v e n c a p t u r e his s t a t u r e . F o r t u n a t e l y , o n e n e e d n o t s e a r c h f o r w o r d s with w h i c h to p r a i s e ; o n e n e e d s o n l y to des c r i b e , f o r in his c a s e to d e s c r i b e h i m is to p r a i s e h i m .

A n d if t o d a y the c h u r c h is c l e a r er in h e r c a l l i n g to b e p r o p h e t i c , a n d s u r e r s h e is C h r i s t ' s , s o m e of it is b e c a u s e A.J. w a s t h e r e to b l a z e s o m e t r a i l s , a n d to b r i n g a whiff of N e w T e s t a m e n t l i v i n g i n t o the d a r k p l a c e s of a n e s t a b lishment g r o w n cold a n d s m u g a n d tired a n d c o m f o r t a b l e a n d flabby.

Let t h e r e be, t h e n , b u t a few w o r d s , b u t write t h e s e w o r d s l a r g e when y o u write t h e m a b o u t Muste;

B U T T H E GREAT thing about the c o m m i t m e n t w a s t h a t t h e r e w a s

n o m y s t e r y a b o u t it a n d n o f a n f a r e . ' T w a s n a t u r a l ; it fitted h i m s o well. A n d s e e i n g this in h i m , m e n w h o w o u l d n o t h a v e believed it c o u l d o n l y s a y , " W h y n o t ? " C o m m i t m e n t w a s , in a w a y , effortless. P a c i f i s m w a s f o r h i m n o t a d e s p e r a t e , d o g g e d p u r i t a n effort to b l i n d l y o b e y a c o m m a n d o n s t o n e o r in a b o o k ; it l a y in a h e a r t t h a t w a s a g a p e at the w o n d e r w h i c h l i f e is, a n d s t u n n e d b e y o n d belief at e v e r y t h i n g t h a t wounds or mutilates a l i v i n g c r e a ture. C o m m i t m e n t h a d i n t e g r i t y because integrity m e a n t commitm e n t : If o n e s a i d he w a s C h r i s t i a n , t h e n he a c t e d like a C h r i s tian. It w a s a s i m p l e a s t h a t . So A.J. d i d n o t sit m o p i n g a b o u t in c o r n e r s o r a i m to g o to pieces; he w a s the s p l e n d i d l y h e a l t h y , w h o l e m a n : act a n d w o r d w e r e a l w a y s one. They faulted him for his commitments. " F o o l ! " they cried; or " t r a i t o r , " " a b s o l u t i s t , " " t h e perfect i n n o c e n t , " " t h e m a n w h o n e v er l e a r n s , " " t h e p e s t " — I t ' s h a r d to k n o w w h i c h t e r m w a s m e a n t to d o the g r e a t e s t h u r t . But n o n e did o r c o u l d . F o r A.J. h a d h i s answers: "IF HIROSHIMA and Vietnam be w i s d o m , f o r G o d ' s s a k e , let's be f o o l s ! " A n d b e h i n d the c o m m i t m e n t lay a faith. A n d w h a t a faith! A n d we s h o u l d let it g o a t t h a t ; the f a i t h w a s t h e r e a n d t h a t ' s e n o u g h . By f a i t h t h e r e w a s a n inv i n c i b l e " y e s " f o r w h a t he d i d . W h y a n a l y z e to l e a r n w h a t m a d e it g o a n d s o r i s k l o s i n g it?

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Kollen Disorder, No Motivation Factors ( C o n t i n u e d f r o m p a g e 1) in the v e r b a l test, h o w e v e r , outs c o r i n g the m e n 5 2 7 to 5 0 2 . RANK IN CLASS breakdowns s h o w t h a t 9 0 p e r cent of the w o m e n w e r e in the t o p two fifths of their c l a s s a s o p p o s e d to 7 5 p e r cent of the m e n . While this indicates a slight edge among t h e w o m e n in p a s t p e r f o r m a n c e , it d o e s not e x p l a i n the d i s c r e p a n c y f o u n d in the p r e s e n t s i t u a t i o n w h i c h f i n d s 16 f r e s h m e n ineligible in o n e w i n g of K o l l e n Hall while t h e f r e s h m e n w o m e n of V a n Vleck H a h a v e r a g e d o v e r 2.9. T h e s i t u a t i o n c a n n o t be exp l a i n e d t h r o u g h a n a n a l y s i s of a p p l i c a t i o n s either. C o n t r a r y to the c o m m o n a s s u m p t i o n f o u n d o n c a m p u s , the A d m i s s i o n s Office actually processed 87 more male applications and turned down a h i g h e r p e r c e n t a g e of m a l e a p p l i cations. I N T E R V I E W S W I T H the m e n a n d the r e s i d e n t a d v i s o r s of Kollen Hall p o i n t o u t the n a t u r e of the p r o b l e m . Resident A d v i s o r B o b T h o m p s o n s u m m e d it u p a s a " l a c k of s e l f - d i s c i p l i n e " a m o n g the f r e s h m e n . He s a i d t h a t the freshmen "don't know how to s t u d y . " S e n i o r RA Wes M i c h a e l s o n noted t h a t the f r o s h m e n h a v e not r e a c h e d the s a m e level of m a t u r ity a s t h e w o m e n . D e a n of Academic Affairs William M a t h i s c o n c u r r e d with h i m a n d n o t e d the i r o n y in the fact t h a t H o p e i m p o s e s restrictions on f r e s h m a n coeds while a l l o w i n g complete f r e e d o m to the m o r e i m m a t u r e f r e s h m e n men. Most of the f r o s h m e n a t t r i b u t e d t h e d i s p a r i t y b e t w e e n g r a d e s of m e n a n d w o m e n to the rules imp o s e d o n the w o m e n . " T h e y h a d to be in the d o r m at 10 p . m . d u r i n g the week a n d w e r e s u p p o s e d to h a v e l i g h t s out at 1 1 p . m . , " o n e f r e s h r r t a n with a 1.8 g r a d e point noted. " T h e y knew t h e y h a d to get t h e i r w o r k d o n e a n d d i d n ' t h a v e t i m e to p r o c r a s t i n a t e , " he a d d e d . I T IS A C O M M O N o c c u r e n c e to h a v e f r e s h m e n in K o l l e n s t a y i n g u p to two a n d t h r e e in the

m o r n i n g playing cards or records o r j u s t t a l k i n g , a c c o r d i n g to the RA's. In the w o r d s of o n e ineligible, " W e j u s t g o o f e d off l a s t s e m e s t e r a n d n o w we h a v e to p a y f o r it." T h o m p s o n p o i n t e d o u t the f r e e d o m the f r e s h m e n h a d : " W e g a v e them e n o u g h rope, a n d they s e e m to h a v e h u n g t h e m s e l v e s . " A m o r e subtle p r o b l e m often c a m e u p w h e n f r e s h m e n were interviewed. M a n y expressed an "1 don't c a r e " attitude. Others noted t h a t t h e y f o u n d it difficult to a d j u s t to c o l l e g e life. T h e y s e e m e d u n a b l e to a c c e p t the r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s of r u n n i n g t h e i r o w n lives. M i c h a e l s o n n o t e d t h a t " a lot don't k n o w what they're doing here. T h e y d o n ' t t a k e a c a d e m i c interests seriously." RA .lim S c h o o n c a l l e d it " a l i e n a t i o n " f r o m the l i f e o f H o p e C o l l e g e . T h o m p s o n s a i d t h a t these s t u d e n t s w h o were " l o s t " t e n d e d to " b l e n d t h e m selves i n t o a f r a t e r n i t y - t y p e a t m o s p h e r e , " b e c o m e i n v o l v e d in timew a s t i n g activity, a n d collectively i g n o r e their studies. T H R E E I N E L I G I B L E fresh men labeled themselves as a " n e w b r e e d " of s t u d e n t at H o p e . " A lot of u s d i d n ' t k n o w the b a c k g r o u n d of either the s c h o o l o r the t o w n , " o n e said. They were disapp o i n t e d in the s o c i a l life a v a i l a b l e a n d s a i d it c o n t r i b u t e d to a " g e n e r a l l a c k of interest in the p l a c e . " RA Dick Shiels detected a " d i f ferent a t t i t u d e " a m o n g this y e a r ' s freshmen t h a n he h a d n o t e d before; " f r e s h m e n h a v e a l w a y s s t a r t e d s c a r e d " in the I n t r o d u c tion to L i b e r a l S t u d i e s c o u r s e ( f o r w h i c h he is a d i s c u s s i o n l e a d e r ) , b u t " n o t this y e a r . " " T h e y d o n ' t seem to be g e t t i n g a s i n v o l v e d in the c o u r s e a s t h e y used t o , " he a d d e d . M i c h a e l s o n p o i n t e d to a " l a c k of i n t e r e s t " in m a n y of the f r e s h m a n c o u r s e s a n d s a i d t h a t m a n y f r e s h m e n s e e m e d to resent h a v i n g to t a k e " s o m a n y required courses." This attitude a m o n g f r e s h m e n , " he c o n t i n u e d , is a l s o " r e f l e c t e d in the n u m b e r of c h a p e l c u t s a m o n g m e n . " T a l k i n g with t h o s e w h o h a d gotten low g r a d e points, indicated t h a t the s a m e s t u d e n t s w h o w e r e getting low g r a d e s u s u a l l y cons i d e r e d g o i n g to c h a p e l a " c h o r e . "

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"not convinced conditions are any worse t h a n they h a v e b e e n , " other p r o b l e m s mentioned were noise in the h a l l s at all h o u r s a n d " g e n eral h o r s e p l a y , " especially when the R A ' s w e r e a b s e n t . T h e a b s e n teeism of r e s i d e n t a d v i s o r s w a s cited a s a c o n t r i b u t i n g f a c t o r to the " r o w d y i s m " o n the w i n g s . " W h e n t h e y ' r e o u t , t h e g u y s just m e s s a r o u n d , " a n i n e l i g i b l e freshm a n said. Several others agreed. All a g r e e d t h a t the b a s i c p r o b l e m w a s still o n e of m o t i v a t i o n ; if a s t u d e n t r e a l l y w a n t e d to s t u d y , he could a l w a y s leave t h e d o r m , t h e y pointed out. T h e r e s i d e n t a d v i s o r s of the m e n t h i s y e a r a r e a m o n g bestk n o w n , m o s t liked a n d m o s t a c t i v e m e n o n c a m p u s . T h e y w e r e selected o n the b a s i s of t h e s e q u a l i f i c a t i o n s . In a d d i t i o n to t h e i r res p o n s i b i l i t e s to a s m a n y a s 5 9 m e n in a w i n g , t h e y f i n d themselves c o m m i t t e d to e x p e n d i n g h u g e a m o u n t s of t i m e in s u c h activities a s s t u d e n t g o v e r n m e n t , student c o u r t , v a r s i t y s p o r t s a n d f r a t e r n i t y l e a d e r s h i p a s well a s tryi n g to k e e p u p with t h e i r c o u r s e s .

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FINAL EXAMS—Students labor over a final e x a m , but this year freshmen men did poorly as 40 percent of their number failed to achieve a two-point ^rade point average. T H E I R R E G U L A R h o u r s kept b y the f r e s h m e n o f t e n c a u s e d t h e m to sleep t h r o u g h c h a p e l a n d m o r n ing classes. This contributed both to c h a p e l c u t s a n d p o o r p e r f o r m a n c e s in c l a s s . L a s t s e m e s t e r o v e r 9 0 p e r cent of the c h a p e l c u t t e r s d i s c i p l i n e d b y the C h a p e l B o a r d were m a l e s . It w a s the u n a n i m o u s o p i n i o n of all s t u d e n t s q u e s t i o n e d , w h e ther they w e r e u p p e r c l a s s m e n o r f r e s h m e n , t h a t the s c h o o l h a d bec o m e h a r d e r a c a d e m i c a l l y this year and was more d e m a n d i n g in a l m o s t e v e r y a r e a . M o s t of the upperclassmen who had contact with f r e s h m a n c o u r s e s b y b e i n g lab assistants or discussion g r o u p l e a d e r s s e e m e d to feel t h a t the f r e s h m e n w e r e b e i n g " r e q u i r e d to p r o d u c e m o r e " a n d were b e i n g marked " m o r e severely." Bob T h o m p s o n w o n d e r e d if the f a c u l ty h a d e x p e c t e d t o o m u c h of a g r o u p of f r e s h m e n w h i c h h a d b e e n touted as " H o p e ' s s m a r t e s t c l a s s . " Dr. J o h n I l o l l e n b a c h , c h a i r m a n of the K n g l i s h d e p a r t m e n t , n o t e d that there h a d been a g r e a t turno v e r in f a c u l t y the p a s t t w o y e a r s a n d s a i d t h a t " w h e n a lot of n e w staff p e o p l e c o m e to a c o l l e g e .

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t h e r e is i n v a r i a b l y a g r e a t e d v a r i a t i o n in g r a d e s until t h e y c a n t h i n k t h r o u g h the q u e s t i o n of grading." T H E F R ES HM E \ r e p o r t e d that they h a d the greatest difficulty in s u c h c o u r s e s a s K u r o p e a n civilization, f r e s h m a n p h i l o s o p h y , chemistry, b i o l o g y a n d the languages. One question which c a m e up time a n d time a g a i n w a s the prob l e m of d i s c i p l i n e a n d o r d e r in the w i n g s of K o l l e n H a l l . O n e s t u d e n t with a l o w g r a d e p o i n t said that there w a s a g r e a t deal of r u l e b r e a k i n g in K o l l e n this y e a r , m o s t of it g o i n g o n w i t h o u t t h e k n o w l e d g e of the RA's. O n e f o r m this t a k e s is, of c o u r s e , drinking. J I M K L E I N . chief j u s t i c e of the s t u d e n t c o u r t , s a i d t h a t the c o u r t h a d c o n s i d e r e d 15 c a s e s i n v o l v i n g d r i n k i n g the first s e m e s t e r , m o r e t h a n the e n t i r e t y of l a s t y e a r . Seven f r e s h m e n w e r e i n v o l v e d in these cases. T h e f r e s h m e n interviewed, h o w e v e r , said that there were m a n y more students drinking t h a n t h o s e w h o h a d been c a u g h t . The general attitude was, howe v e r , t h a t the d r i n k i n g w a s a s y m p t o m of the g e n e r a l i m m a t u r ity a n d l a c k of d i r e c t i o n a m o n g the f r e s h m e n a n d not a direct c a u s e of t h e i r p o o r academicshowing. ALTHOUGH SENIOR RA D a v e V a n d e r w e l t h a t t h a t he w a s

C O N S E Q U E N T L Y , they are u n a b l e to d e v o t e a s m u c h time to their w i n g s a s t h e y h a d w i s h e d they c o u l d . T h o m p s o n s a i d t h a t he h a d b e e n f o r c e d to a s k m e n in his w i n g to l e a v e his r o o m in o r d e r to get s o m e s t u d y i n g d o n e . Interviews with freshmen b r o u g h t o u t the fact t h a t t h e m e n w h o h a d b e e n in t r o u b l e with g r a d e s at m i d - s e m e s t e r received little p r o m p t i n g a n d e n c o u r a g e m e n t f r o m either t h e i r f a c u l t y a d v i s o r s o r r e s i d e n t a d v i s o r s . While s e v e r a l s t u d e n t s s a i d t h a t their faculty m e m b e r s exhibited great c o n c e r n f o r their p r o b l e m s , the m a j o r i t y of s t u d e n t s q u e s t i o n e d said that their a d v i s o r s h a d m a d e n o a t t e m p t to c o n t a c t t h e m a f t e r a poor midsemester showing. O N E S T U D E N T d e s c r i b e d his a d v i s o r a s " a g u y to s i g n y o u r schedule a n d that's it." Chuck Cizek, a s o p h o m o r e t r a n s f e r f r o m the I ' n i v e r s i t y of I o w a , s a i d t h a t e v e n t h e s o - c a l l e d i m p e r s o n a l state school exhibited " m o r e concern for the student t h a n y o u h a v e here." Dean Mathis places much of the b l a m e f o r the p o o r s h o w i n g of the f r e s h m e n m e n o n t h e i n a d e q u a c y of H o p e ' s a d v i s i n g set-up. In brief, the p r o b l e m is r o o t e d in a c o m b i n a t i o n of m a l e f r e s h m a n i m m a t u r i t y , a l a c k of motiv a t i o n , a l a c k of d i s c i p l i n e in Kollen Hall, a general tightening of a c a d e m i c s t a n d a r d s , a n d the f a i l u r e of the s c h o o l to p r o v i d e the f r e s h m e n with a n a d e q u a t e a d v i s i n g s e r v i c e , e i t h e r b y RA's or by faculty. T H E S U P E R I O R I T Y of the fem a l e s t u d e n t c a n be a t t r i b u t e d , not to a n y a d v a n t a g e in intellig e n c e o r p r e p a r a t i o n , b u t to the restrictions imposed o n them. The p a r a d o x lies in the fact t h a t the r e s t r i c t i o n s a p p l y to t h e f r e s h m e n c o e d s w h e n it is t h e i r m a l e c o u n t e r p a r t s w h o need it the m o s t .

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O n M o n d a y of l a s t w e e k the N a t i o n a l Student Assn., usually e a g e r for every p a g e three headl i n e it gets, m a d e s o m e n e w s it d i d n ' t w a n t o n the f r o n t p a g e s . N S A o f f i c e r s a d m i t t e d t h a t since the e a r l y 1 9 5 0 ' s the g r o u p h a d b e e n t a k i n g m o n e y f r o m the Cent r a l Intelligence A g e n c y . THIS ANNOUNCEMENT w a s c o r r o b o r a t e d b y the State D e p a r t m e n t the next d a y . It s o o n c a m e o u t t h a t o v e r 8 0 p e r cent of the N S A ' s $ 8 0 0 , 0 0 0 a n n u a l budget h a d been contributed by f o u n d a t i o n s w h i c h a r e " f r o n t " org a n i z a t i o n s f o r C I A . In 1 9 6 5 N S A ' s officers decided that CIA subsidies were " i n t o l e r a b l e , " a n d s o u g h t to e n d the r e l a t i o n s h i p ; t h e y were s u c c e s s f u l o n l y this y e a r . The c o n t r o v e r s y raised anew q u e s t i o n s a b o u t the s c o p e of activities in w h i c h the C I A is inv o l v e d . But it a l s o r a i s e d q u e s t i o n s a b o u t the f u t u r e of N S A itself, with w h i c h H o p e is affiliated. N S A is i n v o l v e d in a f a r - f l u n g r a n g e of i n t e r n a t i o n a l a n d n a t i o n a l activities. It h a s a fullt i m e staff of 4 0 p e r s o n s c e n t e r e d in W a s h i n g t o n , D.C. in a h o u s e d o n a t e d to t h e m b y the C I A . NSA HIRES O N E or more " a r e a specialists" for each m a j o r a r e a of the w o r l d . T h e s e e x p e r t s s p e n d m u c h t i m e k e e p i n g u p with the s t u d e n t l i t e r a t u r e of their a r e a a n d r e p r e s e n t i n g N S A at international student conferences. The U.S. N a t i o n a l Student A s s n . is o n e of the l e a d i n g s p i r i t s in the n o n - c o m m u n i s t I n t e r n a t i o n il S t u d e n t C o n f e r e n c e . A n i n t e n s e p r o p a g a n d a w a r f o r the m i n d s of the w o r l d ' s s t u d e n t l e a d e r s h a s b e e n c o n d u c t e d e v e r s i n c e the l a t e '40s—a p r o p a g a n d a w a r which the C I A e v i d e n t l y feels is w o r t h fighting. T h e c u r r e n t crisis will u n d o u b t edly h a v e one a d v e r s e reaction: T h e s t a t e m e n t s of N S A l e a d e r s , b o t h in the p a s t a n d f u t u r e , will be s u s p e c t e d in the e y e s of stu-

Wozniak, Koop Win Prizes In Peace Oratorical Contest Miss S h a r o n W o z n i a k of H a m m o n d , Ind., a n d Miss L y n n K o o p of H a m i l t o n w o n first a n d s e c o n d p l a c e s , r e s p e c t i v e l y , in the P e a c e

Oratorical Contest for Women held l a s t week. The contest determined H o p e ' s r e p r e s e n t a t i v e to the a n n u a l S t a t e P e a c e C o n t e s t to be held at C a l v i n C o l l e g e in C . r a n d R a p i d s o n M a r c h 3. Miss W o z n i a k s p o k e o n " T h e C r e e d " a n d Miss K o o p ' s t o p i c w a s " V I P S ( V e r y I m p o r t a n t Pers o n s )." J u d g e s w e r e Dr. C l a r e n c e De G r a a f , Dirk J e l l e m a , Dr. J o a n M u e l l e r , J e a n P r o t h r o e , S t u a r t Wils o n a n d Dr. J a m e s P r l n s , all of the D e p a r t m e n t of K n g l i s h ; a n d Rev. L a m b e r t P o n s t e i n of the Dep a r t m e n t of Bible a n d r e l i g i o n . Prizes of six d o l l a r s a n d f o u r d o l l a r s were a w a r d e d f o r first a n d second place, respectively, s p o n s o r e d b y the M e n ' s C l u b of the M e t h o d i s t C h u r c h .

Senior Pixs Milestone Kditor B a r b F u g a z z o t t o a n n o u n c e d t h a t the f i n a l d e a d l i n e f o r s e n i o r s to s u b m i t t h e i r g l o s s y p r i n t s is next Friday. T h e p i c t u r e s s h o u l d be t a k e n at J o e l ' s s t u d i o in H o l l a n d . T h e cost f o r a s i t t i n g f o r H o p e seni o r s is three d o l l a r s . Miss F u g a z z o t t o s t r e s s e d the i m p o r t a n c e of h a v i n g all the p i c t u r e s t a k e n a t J o e l ' s , in a n a t t e m p t to h a v e t h e p o r t r a i t s of all the s a m e style.

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d e n t s all o v e r t h e u n c o m m i t t e d w o r l d . R e g a r d l e s s of the a c t u a l r e l a t i o n s h i p w h i c h existed b e t w e e n C I A a n d the N S A , f o r e i g n student l e a d e r s c a n b e c o u n t e d o n to see e v e r y N S A p o s i t i o n a s a direct c r e a t i o n of the CIA. SO F A R T H E s u p e r - p o w e r s am o n g the news media, particul a r l y the N e w Y o r k T i m e s a n d W a s h i n g t o n Post, h a v e f a i l e d to t u r n u p a n y e v i d e n c e of significant CIA control over the A s s n . ' s policies. O n e f o r m e r N S A p r e s i d e n t w a s q u o t e d in the N e w Y o r k T i m e s , a s s a y i n g , " M y free will w a s n e v e r i m p i n g e d u p o n . My c o n t a c t s with the C I A w e r e v e r y s p o r a d i c a n d their r e q u e s t s were usually r e a s o n a b l e . Act u a l l y , t h e C I A w a s not e v e n v e r y i m p o r t a n t in t e r m s of o u r t o t a l r e l a t i o n s h i p with t h e F e d e r a l O o v ernment." T h i s s e e m e d to b e c o r r o b o r a t e d b y the fact t h a t o t h e r g r o u p s of national importance had taken m o n e y f r o m t h e C I A . T h e list i n c l u d e d l a b o r g r o u p s in the A F LC I O , the W o r l d U n i v e r s i t y Service, the N e w s p a p e r G u i l d , the N a t i o n a l C o u n c i l of C h u r c h e s a n d the YWCA. A n o t h e r r e c i p i e n t of C I A f u n d s w a s the n o w - d e f u n c t Institute f o r L a b o r Research, once headed by N o r m a n T h o m a s . The New York T i m e s r e c o r d e d his c o m m e n t : " A t n o time w e r e we a s k e d b y t h e C I A . . . to d o a n y t h i n g f o r t h e m , n o r h a v e we e v e r g i v e n t h e C I A anything at a l l — e x c e p t o p p o sition." AS O F T H I S W R I T I N G the NSA s e e m e d to be h o l d i n g its o w n in the g l a r e of n a t i o n a l p u b licity. O p p o s i t i o n w a s e x p r e s s e d by l i b e r a l s o n s e v e r a l c a m p u s e s , a m o n g t h e m the ( n i v e r s i t y of Michigan; but m o d e r a t e student

Argentina N e g o t i a t i o n s for p l a n s conc e r n i n g a 19 - h e a d W e s t e r n Hemisphere Summit Conference h a v e b e e n s u c c e s s f u l l y completed. Louisiana T h e New O r l e a n s District Att o r n e y h a s b r o u g h t a b o u t a new rise of s p e c u l a t i o n a b o u t the Kennedy assassination and c r i t i c i s m of the W a r r e n C o m m i s s i o n ' s R e p o r t . He is r e p o r t e d l y c a r r y i n g o u t a n investig a t i o n of t h e event a n d s a y s t h a t a c o n s p i r a c y d e f i n i t e l y did exist. He i n d i c a t e d t h a t a f t e r the B a y of P i g s f i a s c o , C u b a n f r e e d o m fighters t u r n e d their h a t r e d f r o m C a s t r o to Kennedy. California V i e t n a m w a r p r o t e s t o r s uns u c c e s s f u l l y r u s h e d Vice-Presi d e n t H u b e r t H. H u m p h r e y after h e a d d r e s s e d a g a t h e r i n g at Stanford University. Vietnam General W i l l i a m C. Westm o r e l a n d , o f t e n m e n t i o n e d in R e p u b l i c a n circles a s a 1 9 6 8 presidential dark h o r s e , is p o i n t e d l y telling v i s i t o r s in Saig o n t h a t he is c o m m i t e d " l o c k , s t o c k a n d b a r r e l " to t h e Presi d e n t a n d n o t i n t e r e s t e d in p o l -

itics. New York Dr. A r t h u r F l e m m i n g , p r e s ident of the N a t i o n a l C o u n c i l of C h u r c h e s , h a s c a l l e d o n officials of two N e w Y o r k b a n k s to o p p o s e r e n e w a l of $ 4 0 million of r e v o l v i n g c r e d i t f o r the R e p u b l i c of S o u t h A f r i c a . He s e n t h i s a p p e a l to D a v i d Rockefeller, p r e s i d e n t of the C h a s e M a n h a t t a n B a n k , a n d Walter B. W r i s t o n , e x e c u t i v e vice p r e s ident of F i r s t N a t i o n a l City B a n k . Both b a n k s a r e memb e r s of a 1 0 - b a n k c o n s o r t i u m reportedly considering renewal of t h e credit. Dr. F l e m m i n g c o n t e n d e d t h a t this b u s i n e s s t r a n s a c t i o n " c a n n o t be s e p a r a t e d f r o m its e t h i c a l i m p l i c a t i o n s b e a r i n g u p o n the p o l i c y of a p a r t h e i d m a i n t a i n e d b y the South African Government. China P r o - M a o n e w s r e p o r t s in Peking s a y fighting continues on m a n y f r o n t s in s e v e r a l s e c t i o n s of C h i n a in M a o ' s " G r e a t P r o letarian Revolution." Washington T h e H o u s e C o m m i t t e e invest i g a t i n g the a c t i v i t i e s of A d a m Clayton Powell h a s r e c o m m e n d e d t h a t h e b e g i v e n his

s e a t in the H o u s e . The Central Intelligence A g e n c y h a s a d m i t t e d , to d a t e , f u n n e l i n g $ 3 m i l l i o n into the I 'nited States N a t i o n a l Student A s s o c i a t i o n since 1 9 5 2 , u s i n g a w e b of o b s c u r e p r i v a t e f o u n d a t i o n s a s its m a i n c o v e r . N e w s men quickly found m o r e than a d o z e n o t h e r s t u d e n t s a n d international-affairs groups drawi n g fat s u b s i d i e s f r o m N S A ' s friends. ( "nited A u t o W o r k e r ' s V i c t o r R e u t h e r , W a l t e r ' s b r o t h e r , told the New Y o r k Post t h a t t h e r e w a s " a lot b i g g e r s t o r y " in the C I A ' s c o n n e c t i o n s with the A F L - C I O . O n e W a s h i n g t o n Post rep o r t e r ' s e d u c a t e d g u e s s is t h a t t h e C I A i n t e r v e n e d in o n e uni o n election a n d p u t its m a n a c r o s s - w h e r e u p o n the u n i o n s u d d e n l y i n c r e a s e d its staff a n d b u d g e t f o r w o r k in L a t i n A m e r ica a n d t h e M i d d l e F a s t . N S A ' s c a s h f r o m the C I A r o s e u p to $ 4 0 0 , 0 0 0 a y e a r b y the e a r l y ' 6 0 ' s a n d recently NSA h a s s t r u g g l e d to f r e e itself f r o m the g r i p of the C I A . Tfce G a l l u p Poll i n d i c a t e s t h a t Gov. George Romney would beat President L y n d o n J o h n s o n if the election w e r e held tod a y , R o m n e y 5 0 p e r cent, J o h n s o n - 4 2 p e r cent.

Music Students Present Recital Next Thursday T h e H o p e C o l l e g e Music Dep a r t m e n t will p r e s e n t a s t u d e n t recital next T h u r s d a y e v e n i n g at 7 p.m. in D i m n e n t M e m o r i a l Chapel. T h e p r o g r a m will b e g i n with F r e d e r i c C h o p i n ' s " P r e l u d e s " perf o r m e d by pianist Judith Brouwers. A c c o m p a n i e d b y M a r y L o u Weessies, t e n o r T i m o t h y Liggett will s i n g " B o i s K p a i s , " b y J e a n B a p t i s t e L u l l y , " I Will G o with My F a t h e r A - p l o u g h i n g , " b y Roger (^uilter, a n d " L i t t l e Sir Will i a m , " b y B e n j a m i n Britten. B a r b a r a W a l v o o r d , an oboist, a n d C h a r l e s W a l v o o r d , pianist, will next p e r f o r m " S o n a t a in G M i n o r , " by George Frederic Handel. T h i s will b e f o l l o w e d b y sop r a n o Diana Williams' rendition of G i a c o m o Puccin i's " O Mio Babb i n o C a r o " a n d " I ' n bel D i , " a c c o m p a n i e d by Dianne Hagle. O r g a n i s t K e n n e t h B r u g g e r s will c o n c l u d e the p r o g r a m with a performance of . C e s a r Franck's " C h o r a l e in K M i n o r . "

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l e a d e r s o n o t h e r c a m p u s e s exp r e s s e d s y m p a t h y with the N S A p o s i t i o n a n d s e e m e d to feel N S A w a s n o t to be a b a n d o n e d at this point. But the s i t u a t i o n o n the intern a t i o n a l level w a s m u c h less p r o m i s i n g . As o n e N S A staff m e m ber s t a t e d in j h e F e b . 2 0 " N a t i o n al O b s e r v e r , " " N K A c a n just s t o p t r y i n g to e s t a b l i s h a n y f u r t h e r Kast-West r e l a t i o n s . "

meeting w a s a special closed session. T H E HANDBOOK published by AWS w a s a t a r g e t f o r m a n y c o m m e n t s . It w a s d e c i d e d t h a t the H a n d b o o k w a s o u t - o f - d a t e and needed a t h o r o u g h over-hauling to b r i n g it u p to p r e s e n t n e e d s . One H o p e w o m a n n o t e d . " N a t u r ally s u c h a s t u d y will h a v e to be d o n e t h r o u g h the p r o p e r c h a n n e l s . I'm not a d v i s i n g a n y o n e to r u n out a n d b u r n t h e i r h a n d b o o k in p r o t e s t , b u t s o m e a c t i o n m u s t be taken." B a r b T i m m e r stressed that " b a sic r u l e s a r e n e c e s s a r y a n d g o o d , but they tend to a s s i m i l a t e s m a l l er, p i c k i e r , s t r i c t e r a n d m o r e ridiculous rules which add a b u l k y f r a m e w o r k a n d leave no r o o m for growth. When an institution g o e s t h r o u g h this p r o c e s s , it becomes stale, the rules s t r a n g l e the i d e a l , a n d s o m e t h i n g d i e s . " T H E H O P E W O M E N w h o met

o n W e d n e s d a y e v e n i n g w a n t "livi n g " rules a n d a r e p r e p a r i n g to acquire them.

Scholarships JSotv Available From Foundation The Timmer Foundation has a n n o u n c e d that f u n d s are availa b l e to H o p e C o l l e g e s t u d e n t s in the f o r m of a n MX S c h o l a r s h i p . The scholarship, constituting a r a n g e of $ 3 0 0 to $ 1 , 0 0 0 p e r y e a r , is o p e n to all j u n i o r s a n d s e n i o r s . T h i s s c h o l a r s h i p is of a renewable type a n d historically has been r e n e w e d to the recipients to a l l o w t h e m to c o m p l e t e their educations. A p p l i c a t i o n s h o u l d be m a d e to the T i m m e r F o u n d a t i o n directly. M a r c h 3 1 , 1 9 6 7 h a s b e e n design a t e d a s the cut off d a t e . T h e add r e s s is 1 1 2 2 F r e e m a n Ave., G r a n d R a p i d s , Mich. 4 9 5 0 2 .

A CATHOLIC PRIEST LOOKS AT VATICAN II

Hear Father Michael Beahon

THE STUDENT CHURCH Sunday, February

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This Sunday at 8 P.M. In Graves Auditorium

Corporate Worship at 10: 45 a.m. in Dimnent Chapel of 1 0 : 4 5 a . m . Rev. D e l b e r t V a n d e r H a a r j Secretary, Youth Division, Board of Education, Reformed Church in America, preaching.

at 8 : 0 0 p.m. Father M i c h a e l Beahon Director of Radio a n d Television for the Roman Catholic Diocese of G r a n d Rapids, will s p e a k on "Vatican II." This meeting will b e in Graves Auditorium.

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Grapplers Finish Last In MIAA Tournament On Feb. 18, the c l i m a x of the 1 9 6 6 - 6 7 M I A A wrestling s e a s o n reached its peak. Meeting at Kala m a z o o — Hope, A d r i a n , Olivet, and K a l a m a z o o battled in a two r o u n d meet for the l e a g u e ' s top h o n o r s , a n d K a l a m a z o o w o n the meet with 6 4 points. A d r i a n w a s not far b e h i n d with 6 2 p o i n t s , a n d Olivet a n d H o p e finished with 5 0 a n d 2 7 points respectively. Despite H o p e ' s last place finish, there were three bright s p o t s to the record. G a r y C o o k took the l e a g u e ' s 137 lb. class, and Bud T i m m e r placed s e c o n d in the 1 4 5 lb. class. Lee Bolt

Father Beahon Will Speak Sunday, Monday F a t h e r Michael B e a h o n , member of the staff of A q u i n a s C o l l e g e a n d D i r e c t o r of R a d i o a n d Telev i s i o n f o r the Diocese of W e s t e r n M i c h i g a n , will be o n H o p e ' s c a m pus next S u n d a y and M o n d a y . F a t h e r B e a h o n will g i v e a t a l k in W i n a n t s A u d i t o r i u m o n S u n d a y at 8 p . m . o n w h a t V a t i c a n 11 is d o i n g to l i b e r a l i z e the Rom a n C a t h o l i c C h u r c h . He will also lead m o r n i n g chapel on Monday.

c a p t u r e d t h i r d in t h e 1 6 7 lb. c o m petition. I N T H E F I R S T R O U N D of the m e e t , Steve H a r m s w a s p i n n e d b y N i h a r t of A d r i a n . G a r y C o o k a n d B u d T i m m e r received b y e s f o r t h e first r o u n d c o m p e t i t i o n . F r a n k Hine, w r e s t l i n g at 1 5 2 l b s . , w a s p i n n e d b y C o u l t e r of K a l a m a z o o . T o m B r u g g i n k a n d Lee Bolt w e r e a l s o e l i m i n a t e d f r o m the f i r s t r o u n d c o m p e t i t i o n . B r u g g i n k ' s loss resulted f r o m a pin by D a u g h t e r y of A d r i a n , a n d Bolt w a s d e f e a t e d in a c l o s e 4 - 3 dec i s i o n m a t c h b y K a l a m a z o o ' s Belfield. IN S E C O N D R O U N D competition, H o p e w a s a b l e to t a k e a first, s e c o n d , a n d a t h i r d in the 1 3 7 , 145, a n d 1 6 7 lb. c l a s s e s . G a r y C o o k , w h o h a d been a h e a v y f a v o r i t e f o r this meet, c a p t u r e d first p l a c e h o n o r s with a 4 - 2 dec i s i o n o v e r Wilson, a K a l a m a z o o w r e s t l e r . B u d T i m m e r , a 1 4 5 lb. s e n i o r , lost to A d r i a n w r e s t l e r . Picket, in o n e of the closest dec i s i o n s of the meet. P i c k e t ' s ridi n g t i m e w a s the d e c i s i v e f a c t o r in T i m m e r ' s loss. In t h i r d a n d f o u r t h p l a c e c o m p e t i t i o n , Lee Bolt, a 1 6 7 lb. s o p h o m o r e , w h i p p e d Mc I n t o s h of Olivet to c a p t u r e t h i r d p l a c e h o n o r s . H a r m s , B r u g g i n k , a n d H i n e fini s h e d f o u r t h . R e p e a t i n g the t o t a l s of t h i s y e a r s M I A A meet, it w a s K a l a m a z o o sliding past Adrian with 6 4 p o i n t s .

Girls Basketball Team Swamped by Calvin S h o w i n g r e m a r k a b l e p o i s e bef o r e a c a p a c i t y c r o w d of 4 3 in C a r n e g i e g y m , the C a l v i n K n i g h t ies b r o k e a 2 1 - 2 1 h a l f - t i m e d e a d lock a n d went o n to d e f e a t H o p e ' s women hoopsters 43-29 Tuesday night. After f a l l i n g b e h i n d e a r l y in the c o n t e s t , the " D u t c h e s s e s " beg a n c u t t i n g a w a y at the C a l v i n lead. S p a r k e d by Shirley Lawrence, w h o c l e a n e d the b o a r d s b y pulling down several r e b o u n d s a n d s c o r i n g well f r o m o u t s i d e , H o p e s c r a m b l e d b a c k to tie its taller foe at i n t e r m i s s i o n .

P l a g u e d b y a cold s h o o t i n g h a n d t h r o u g h o u t the s e c o n d h a l f , the H o p e w o m e n g r a d u a l l y fell o u t of c o n t e n t i o n , to b r i n g a disa p p o i n t i n g c l o s e to the s e a s o n . T h e g i r l s f i n i s h e d the c a m p a i g n with a r e c o r d of 6 - 2, l o s i n g to C a l v i n twice. Other members of Coach D a u g h n Schipper's s q u a d include Denise G a l l o w a y , . l a n e K a s m e r sky, Carol Ann K e a r n y , M a r y Kleis, L i n d a Kozel, S u e M a t l o c k , Shirley Xevins, J a n Sebens, Carol Van Middlesworth and Carrie V a n Wieren.

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Teamwork Dumps Crusaders By B o b V a n d e r B e r g T h e F l y i n g D u t c h m e n of H o p e C o l l e g e , o u t h u s t l i n g t h e i r f o e s all t h e w a y , o b t a i n e d sweet r e v e n g e b y w h i p p i n g the WTieaton C o l l e g e C r u s a d e r s 85 - 7 6 S a t u r d a y night. E a r l i e r this y e a r the C r u s a d e r s h a d blitzed the D u t c h 9 5 - 6 9 at C e n t e n n i a l G y m in W h e a t o n . T h e c o n t e s t p r o v i d e d s e v e r a l heroes for H o p e f a n s , but the perf o r m a n c e s of .lim Klein, F l o y d B r a d y a n d Dave Utzinger stood o u t a b o v e the o t h e r s . W I T H T H E ( R I E S of " B r u t e " e c h o i n g in his e a r s , K l e i n r o s e t o the o c c a s i o n a n d s c o r e d 18 p o i n t s , 12 of t h e m c o m i n g in t h e first half. J i m a l s o did a f i n e j o b o n the b o a r d s a s he g a t h e r e d in 13 r e b o u n d s . B r a d y netted 2 2 p o i n t s to l e a d the H o p e o f f e n s i v e a t t a c k , d e s p i t e the fact t h a t he s a t o u t 10 m i n u t e s of the first half with t h r e e p e r s o n a l fouls. F l o y d ' s defensive w o r k on Wheaton's leading scorer Arlyn W e s t e r g r e n w a s t h e k e y to the v i c t o r y , h o w e v e r , a s he held t h e l a n k y N e b r a s k a n to a m e r e six p o i n t s . O n l y five n i g h t s b e f o r e , W e s t e r g r e n h a d led the C r u s a d e r s with 18 tallies a s t h e y n e a r l y upset h i g h l y - t o u t e d V a l p a r a i s o . T h e w o r k of s o p h o m o r e U t z i n g er m u s t n o t be o v e r l o o k e d , either. " U t z " t o t a l e d 10 p o i n t s f o r the evening's festivities, including e i g h t for e i g h t f r o m the c h a r i t y s t r i p e . All of t h e s e f r e e t h r o w s c a m e in c r u c i a l o n e - a n d - o n e s i t u a t i o n s . U t z i n g e r ' s p e r f o r m a n c e at t h e line w a s a d d i t i o n a l l y w e l c o m e c o n s i d e r i n g the f a c t t h a t he w a s 4 f o r 14 in the f r e e t h r o w d e p a r t ment previously. THE DUTCHMENgrabbedan 8 - 1 lead before W h e a t o n c o a c h Lee P f u n d a n d h i s c h a r g e s k n e w w h a t w a s h a p p e n i n g . F i n e perf o r m a n c e s by H o p e g u a r d s Carl Walters and Gary Rypma, c o u p l e d with a p a i r of tip-ins b y L l o y d S c h o u t , h e l p e d the D u t c h to a 2 5 - 14 a d v a n t a g e with 1 1 : 2 0 r e m a i n i n g in the o p e n i n g h a l f . With H o p e l e a d i n g 2 8 - 2 0 , B r a d y went to t h e b e n c h with t h r e e p e r s o n a l s a n d the W h e a t o n r a l l y w a s on. A three-point p l a y by Jeff J o n s w o l d a n d a t e n - f o o t e r b y W e s t e r g r e n cut the l e a d to 4 0 - 39. A last-second j u m p e r

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Hope Outclasses Adrian, 88-72 By Bob V a n d e r B e r g C h i c a g o s m o s t a p p r e c i a t e d gift to H o p e College, j u n i o r F l o y d B r a d y , went wild Wednesday n i g h t a n d s c o r e d 3 4 p o i n t s to lead t h e Dutch to a n e a s y 8 8 - 7 2 win o v e r A d r i a n ' s B u l l d o g s . T h e v i c t o r y g a v e H o p e a n 8-2 M I A A r e c o r d to r e m a i n j u s t a half-game behind Kalamazoo ( 9 - 2 ) in the t o r r i d title r a c e . BRADY WHIPPED A d r i a n vir a l l y s i n g l e - h a n d e d l y , a s he e s t a b lished a new p e r s o n a l c a r e e r h i g h p o i n t t o t a l . His 3 4 m a r k e r s , w h i c h i n c l u d e d 12 of 13 s h o t s f r o m the

Dr. Van Putten Presents Three Physics Talks Dr. J a m e s D. V a n Putten, 1 9 5 5 H o p e College g r a d u a t e a n d currently A s s i s t a n t P r o f e s s o r of P h y s ics at C a l i f o r n i a Institute of T e c h n o l o g y , d e l i v e r e d t h r e e lect u r e s o n the H o p e c a m p u s , this week. Dr. V a n Putten, w h o e a r n e d his A.M. a n d Ph.D. d e g r e e s at t h e U n i v e r s i t y of M i c h i g a n , ope n e d his lecture series W e d n e s d a y . His t o p i c w a s " T y p e s of H i g h E n e r g y Particle 1 r o b l e m s C u r rently Being Studied." The f o l l o w i n g lectures were " T h e Search for Q u a r k s " and " H i g h E n e r g y A c c e l e r a t o r s , " delivered o n T h u r s d a y and F r i d a y , respectively. All lectures were given in the Physics-Math B u i l d i n g . Dr. V a n Putten served a s N A T O Fellow, European Organization for N u c l e a r Research, G e n e v a , Switzerland, in 1 9 6 1 - 6 2 .

free t h r o w line, p u s h e d his M I A A p o i n t t o t a l to 2 5 5 , g o o d for first p l a c e . In the n u m b e r t w o s p o t is A l m a ' s fine g u a r d G o r d o n Hetrick, with 2 2 9 . A i d i n g c o n s i d e r a b l y in t h e s c o r i n g d e p a r t m e n t f o r the Dutch w a s g u a r d Carl Walters, Hope's uns u n g hero. The co-captain canned six b u c k e t s a n d a d d e d five f r e e t h r o w s f o r a t o t a l of 17 p o i n t s , while d i s p l a y i n g his t y p i c a l c a l m floor generalship. HOPELESSLY OUTCLASSED f r o m the o u t s e t , the B u l l d o g s fell b e h i n d b y a w i d e m a r g i n e a r l y in the g a m e a n d went o n to taste the b i t t e r n e s s of d e f e a t f o r the fifteenth t i m e in e i g h t e e n o u t i n g s this s e a s o n . A d r i a n ' s 2 - 8 l e a g u e r e c o r d , w h i c h ties t h e m with A l m a f o r the d u b i o u s h o n o r of M I A A c e l l a r - d w e l l e r , e m p h a sizes t h e fact t h a t t h e y a r e h a v i n g a bit of difficulty in t h e i r n o n - c o n f e r e n c e g a m e s a s well. After w a t c h i n g H o p e d o w n Adr i a n twice b y s c o r e s of 1 0 0 - 6 3 a n d 88-72, o n e w o n d e r s how this B u l l d o g q u i n t e t e v e r m a n a g e d to defeat Calvin. Wednesday's game was a " l a u g h e r " all t h e w a y , a s the Dutch j u m p e d to a 2 9 - 1 8 l e a d at the t e n - m i n u t e m a r k . Despite t h e fact t h a t W a l t e r s ' s h o t a t the b u z z er f a i l e d , H o p e still left the c o u r t with a 4 2 - 3 2 h a l f - t i m e a d v a n t a g e . M u c h of this w a s d u e to A d r i a n ' s p o o r s h o o t i n g in the o p e n i n g 10 m i n u t e s , a s the B u l l d o g s hit o n j u s t f i v e of 2 5 a t t e m p t s f r o m t h e field. B R A D Y L E D A L L scorers at the half with 15, with Bruce V a n H u i s a d d i n g s e v e n points. Forw a r d Ron Stephens p a c e d the h o m e team with 10 tallies.

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The second half w a s merely a c o n t i n u a t i o n of t h e r o u t , a s the D u t c h m e n s t r e t c h e d their l e a d to 7 7 - 5 4 with a p p r o x i m a t e l y six m i n u t e s r e m a i n i n g . H o w e v e r , the B u l l d o g s did c a t c h fire at this point a n d scored nine straight p o i n t s to close t h e g a p s o m e w h a t . B r a d y ' s 19 p o i n t s , c o u p l e d with H o p e ' s o u t s t a n d i n g 14 f o r 14 f r e e throw performance, highlighted the c l o s i n g half. T h e l o n e b r i g h t spot for A d r i a n , however, w a s the s h o o t i n g of A1 W e r b i s h , w h o netted five b a s k e t s a n d a f r e e t h r o w in the f i n a l t w e n t y m i n u t e s of a c t i o n . Despite a p o o r 3 8 p e r cent s h o o t i n g a v e r a g e f r o m the field, the Dutch m a d e u p f o r it b y s i n k i n g 2 8 of 3 1 f r e e t h r o w a t t e m p t s . Aiding the w i n n i n g cause were K l e i n with 1 1 p o i n t s a n d V a n H u i s with nine. L e a d i n g A d r i a n , which shot 32 p e r cent, w e r e W e r b i s h with 17, S t e p h e n s with 16, a n d J i m Ingled u e , w h o s c o r e d 10. H o p e ' s next M I A A c l a s h is tom o r r o w night, a s Olivet's C o m ets ( 6 - 5 ) visit t h e Civic C e n t e r .

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SWEET R E V E N G E — D a v e Utzinger shoots from outside in the g a m e against Wheaton last Saturday night. Utzinger scored ten points and, coupled with 22 for Floyd Brady and 18 for Jim Klein, led Hope to an 85-76 win over the Crusaders. f r o m the c o r n e r b y the C r u s a d ers' classy s o p h o m o r e g u a r d J o h n P i e r u c k i g a v e the v i s i t o r s a 4 1 4 0 h a l f - t i m e e d g e . P i e r u c k i led all s c o r e r s at this p o i n t w i t h 14 points. After t r a d i n g b a s k e t s w i t h t h e i r g u e s t s f o r the next n i n e m i n u t e s , the D u t c h m e n t o o k the l e a d f o r g o o d o n U t z i n g e r ' s p r e t t y tip-in. A basket by Brady g a v e Hope a 6 0 - 5 7 e d g e with ten m i n u t e s left to p l a y in the g a m e . T w o free t h r o w s a n d a t w e n t y f o o t e r b y R y p m a m a d e it 6 4 - 5 8 , and as Klein, B r a d y a n d V a n Huis controlled both b a c k b o a r d s , Hope's a d v a n t a g e increased substantially. B R A D Y ' S T W I N t a l l y f r o m the free t h r o w line a n d 15-foot t u r n a r o u n d j u m p e r g a v e the D u t c h a

7 6 - 6 4 l e a d with 4 : 1 0 r e m a i n i n g . T r a i l i n g 8 5 - 7 0 with less t h a n a m i n u t e to be p l a y e d , W h e a t o n m a n a g e d to p u t t o g e t h e r a b a s k e t a n d f o u r c h a r i t y t o s s e s in the closi n g m o m e n t s to m a k e the f i n a l s c o r e less h u m i l i a t i n g . A S S I S T I N G B R A D Y a n d Klein in the s c o r i n g d e p a r t m e n t w e r e W a l t e r s with 12 p o i n t s , R y p m a with 11, a n d S c h o u t with e i g h t . P i e r u c k i led the C r u s a d e r s b y netting 2 0 points, while J o h n J a u c h i n with 17 a n d J o n s w o l d with 10 a i d e d the c a u s e . While W h e a t o n s h o t a f r i g i d 3 1 p e r cent f r o m the f l o o r , the Dutch hit at a 4 0 p e r cent clip. H o p e s a n k 3 0 of 4 0 f r e e t h r o w attempts, d e m o n s t r a t i n g a m a r k ed i m p r o v e m e n t in that department.

German Consul Gives Hope 45 Works of Literature A c o l l e c t i o n of 4 5 b o o k s of G e r m a n l i t e r a r y w o r k s h a s just b e e n received b y H o p e C o l l e g e f r o m the "Institut fur A u s l a n d s b e z i e h u n g e n " in S t u t t g a r t . T h e gift, t h e t h i r d to H o p e ' s G e r m a n d e p a r t m e n t , w a s sent to t h e college at the r e q u e s t of the G e r m a n C o n s u l G e n e r a l of Detroit. T h e first gift, r e c e i v e d three years ago, comprised philosophical w o r k s i n c l u d i n g a c o m p l e t e f a c s i m i l e e d i t i o n of the w r i t i n g s

of E r a s m u s of R o t t e r d a m -- a 1 2 - v o l u m e set w r i t t e n in L a t i n . T h e s e c o n d a n d the latest g i f t s m a i n l y c o n s i s t of b o o k s b y c o n t e m p o r a r y w r i t e r s s u c h a s Berg e n g r u e n ( X o v e l l e n ) , Bell ( 1 9 4 7 bis 1951), Brecht, (Gedichte u n d Lieder), Schnitzler (erzahlungen), a n d B a c h m a n n ( D a s drei s s i g s t e J a h r ) . S o m e of the w o r k s were p u b l i s h e d a s recently a s 1 9 6 5 a n d 1 9 6 6 . I n c l u d e d with the b o o k s w e r e r e c o r d s of d r a m a s , p o e t r y , prose readings, and radio plays.

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