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

White House correspondent Ellen Ratner is visiting fellow Ratner will meet with classes and groups on campus this week D a n M t o Kosfci Business Ewtor A l i b e r a l p e r s p e c t i v e at a p r e t t y c o n s e r v a t i v e c o l l e g e is h o w E l l e n Ratner describes her week long

H o u s e c o r r e s p o n d e n t . S h e also co-

Association of R a d i o Talk S h o w ,

h o s t s p o l i t i c a l talk s h o w s like G o o d

a n d t h e d e v e l o p m e n t b o a r d o f the

Day USA's "The Washington Re-

D u k e University C e n t e r for Living.

gality C h e c k , " a n d t h e " N e w W o r l d

She also graduated f r o m G o d d a r d

C h r o n i c l e " p l u s s h e is a h o s t , c o -

College and received her m a s t e r ' s

h o s t , or c o r r e s p o n d e n t o r a n a l y s t o f

in e d u c a t i o n f r o m H a r v a r d U n i v e r -

various other news organizations

sity. "In her o w n life s h e k n o w s what

including Fox N e w s Service. "I w a n t to s h a r e e x p e r i e n c e s

as the

about the several careers I've been

W o o d r o w Wilson Visiting Fellow.

in w i t h H o p e C o l l e g e s t u d e n t s , "

visit to H o p e

College

' T h e reason 1 w a s glad H o p e

m

s h e is t a l k i n g a b o u t f r o m h e r o w n e x p e r i e n c e s , " said Klay. R a t n e r has had various H o p e College interns w h o h a v e worked

R a t n e r said.

C o l l e g e b r o u g h t (Ratner] to H o p e

S h e h a s w r i t t e n t w o b o o k s , in-

f o r h e r , u s u a l l y d u r i n g the W a s h -

is that s h e b r i n g s a c u r i o s i t y a n d

c l u d i n g " T h e O t h e r S i d e of t h e

i n g t o n D . C . s e m e s t e r a n d t h a t is

informed mind to m a n y political

Family: A Book for Recovery from

h o w s h e w a s put i n t o c o n t a c t w i t h

i s s u e s of t o d a y " s a i d R o b i n K l a y ,

Abuse, Incest and Neglect." S h e

H o p e C o l l e g e a c c o r d i n g to Klay.

p r o f e s s o r of e c o n o m i c s and busi-

has been a part of various positions

" W e are very privileged to h a v e

ness administration.

of the Addiction R e c o v e r y C o r p o -

her," said Bethany White ('03), one

E l l e n R a t n e r is p r e s i d e n t o f T a l k

r a t i o n , a n d is o n t h e b o a r d at

of the m a n y students w h o attended

R a d i o N e w s S e r v i c e a n d is a W h i t e

G o d d a r d C o l l e g e a n d the N a t i o n a l

m o r * R A T H E R o n 2

A M C H O f f P H O T O BY R O B O N D R A

Ellen Ratner meets with a class in the Kletz on Tuesday morning. The class, Media Production II, had the opportunity to participate in Ratner's radio shows.

Dance Marathon is this weekend Fundraiser hopes to top last year's total donations of $27,000

With so many people involved a n d all t h e a c t i v i t i e s t a k i n g p l a c e d u r i n g t h e m a r a t h o n . O t t o is h o p e ful that last y e a r ' s d o n a t i o n total c a n be met or exceeded. $37,000.00.

t h o n k i c k s o f f t h i s F r i d a y at 7 p . m .

s a m e success this c o m i n g year,"

in t h e D o w . T h e 2 4 h o u r e v e n t

Otto said. F u n d r a i s i n g e v e n t s a r e still g o -

to r a i s e m o n e y for the D e V o s

ing on this w e e k , i n c l u d i n g the

Children's Hospital and Children's

" H o p e Celebrity Pie Fly," spon-

Miracle Network.

sored by D u r f e e Hall. Selected

M o r e than 3 0 c a m p u s organiza-

m e m b e r s o f the H o p e c o m m u n i t y

t i o n s h a v e c o n t r i b u t e d t o the c a u s e .

w i l l s e r v e a s w i l l i n g t a r g e t s f o r pie

For example, Hope's cottages spon-

t h r o w e r s o n W e d n e s d a y at 5 p m in

sored a chili c o o k off, various

P h e l p s d i n i n g hall. A n a l l - y o u - c a n -

G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s h a v e had can

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

drives, and the D a n c e Marathon

T h u r s d a y f r o m 5 - 7 p m in t h e K l e t z .

Team"), hosted a date auction. P H O T O C O U R T E S Y OF JIM P L A S M A N

Jim Plasman ('03), who spent last semester studying in Argentina, is shown in front of a protest there.

Study abroad continues despite September 11 INFOCUS E D I T O R

D e s p i t e S e p t e m b e r 11 a n d t h e

T h e DeVos Children's Hospital a n d t h e M i r a c l e N e t w o r k o p e r a t e in

S o far, 1 7 0 d a n c e r s a r e r e g i s t e r e d

G r a n d R a p i d s to help c h i l d r e n with

f o r t h e e v e n t . All d a n c e r s m u s t not

their hospital stay. T h e C h i l d r e n ' s

o n l y p a y the $ 2 2 5 e n t r a n c e f e e , b u t

M i r a c l e N e t w o r k is a g r o u p o f p r o -

also stay o n their feet for the dura-

g r a m s w i t h i n t h e h o s p i t a l itself.

tion of the m a r a t h o n . Beth O t t o

" T h e s e p r o g r a m s r a n g e f r o m hir-

( ' 0 2 ) , E x e c u t i v e D i r e c t o r of t h e

ing C h i l d L i f e S p e c i a l i s t s w h o h e l p

D a n c e Marathon, hopes that m a n y

m a k e the e x p e r i e n c e not so scary

will visit the M a r a t h o n a s it is h a p -

for kids, to s u m m e r camps for kids

pening. " W e have c l o s e to 1,000 s t u d e n t s

with special conditions and even support groups and programs for

typically between forty-five and

i n v o l v e d in t h e a c t u a l m a r a t h o n e i -

f a m i l i e s w i t h c h i l d r e n in t h e h o s p i -

c h a n g e d t h e p r o g r a m s at all " s a i d

sixty spring s t u d y - a b r o a d stu-

ther as dancers, moralers, or c o m -

tal," O t t o said. " A n o t h e r thing that

N e a l S o b a n i a , Director of Interna-

d e n t s ; f o r t y - e i g h t are c u r r e n t l y

mittee m e m b e r s , " Otto said. " O u r

t h e y h a v e is a h o s p i t a l i t y h o u s e

overseas now. Sobania cites

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

r i g h t n e x t t o the h o s p i t a l .

t h i n g s , I d o n ' t t h i n k S e p t e m b e r 11

Erica H e e g

We were very happy

w i t h t h i s total a n d w e h o p e f o r t h e

m a r k s the e n d of a y e a r - l o n g effort

C o m m i t t e e ( n i c k n a m e d the " D r e a m AA/CHOFf

"Last year w e raised just over

Courttwy K M * C * * u s Beat Editor H o p e ' s third a n n u a l D a n c e M a r a -

DeVos

t e r r o r i s m r e l a t e d f e a r s that f o l -

tional E d u c a t i o n . " W e have stu-

lowed, H o p e ' s study abroad pro-

d e n t s all a r o u n d t h e w o r l d t h i s

worried parents and first-time

students involved, two people c o m e

t r e a t s c h i l d r e n f r o m all o v e r t h e

g r a m has c o n t i n u e d to p r o v i d e

semester...Mali, West Africa, Chile,

travel fears as reasons for a

state and e v e n around and outside

students with the s a m e oppor-

t h e D o m i n i c a n R e p u b l i c , all t h e

slightly lower than expected

to visit." A variety of e v e n t s will take

t u n i t i e s t h e y h a d b e f o r e t h e at-

u s u a l s p o t s in E u r o p e , A u s t r a l i a ,

p l a c e at D a n c e M a r a t h o n , i n c l u d -

a l o n g d i s t a n c e f r o m h o m e f o r treat-

tack.

a n d all p o i n t s i n - b e t w e e n . "

number. " W e a r e l o o k i n g a g a i n at o u r

i n g a V a n d e r p r o v p e r f o r m a n c e at 8

m e n t , they c a n c h e c k into t h i s h o u s e

more STUDY o n 6

pm and music from Domestic Prob-

a n d s t a y t h e r e f o r a s m a l l f e e s o that

l e m s at 10 p m .

more MARATHON on 2

"In the broad

scheme

of

A c c o r d i n g to S o b a n i a , there are

t h e c o u n t r y . If a f a m i l y is t r a v e l i n g

Inside

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Hope hosts Model UN Campus, Page 2.

Winter Film Series Arts, Page 3.

Hope's new pom pom club Infocus/Spotlight, Page 6.

Women's B-ball advances Sports, Page 8


Vmchor Hope hosts Model United Nations conference MarcK 6, 2002

C a m p u s Beat

Michigan's largest Model UN will take place this weekend

in t w o G e n e r a l A s s e m b l i e s , s e v e n S e c u r i t y

in a M o d e l U N c o u r s e o r g a n i z e the e v e n t ,

s c h o o l s t u d e n t s . It's i m p o r t a n t to e d u c a t e

Councils, one E c o n o m i c and Social Council

serve as session c h a i r p e r s o n s and p e r f o r m

t h e m a b o u t current e v e n t s and e x p o s e them

( E C O S O C ) , and one International C o u r t of

other administrative tasks. Jack H o l m e s and

t o d i f f e r e n t c u l t u r e s . If I c a n i n s p i r e o n e [to

Justice (ICJ).

Joel Toppen, political science professors,

b e c o m e involved] it's definitely worth it,"

serve as advisors for the students.

Z i m b e l m a n said.

S t u d e n t s will f o c u s o n i s s u e s s u c h a s ter-

E C O S O C , Security Council and ICJ m e m -

T h e c o n f e r e n c e is a l s o i m p o r t a n t t o t h e

c r i s i s , A f g h a n i s t a n , the i n t e r n a t i o n a l n a r c o t -

b e r s will a t t e n d a b a n q u e t in a d d i t i o n t o t h e i r

Hope students involved. Sophomore Lindsay

ics

health,

sessions. T h i s y e a r ' s banquet, different than

B o s a c is p a r t i c i p a t i n g in t h e G e n e r a l A s s e m -

M a c e d o n i a , S u d a n , Israel and Palestine, C o -

in y e a r s p a s t , w i l l f e a t u r e a m u l t i c u l t u r a l

blies.

w i l l p a r t i c i p a t e in H o p e C o l l e g e ' s M o d e l

l o m b i a a n d t h e C a s p i a n S e a oil c r i s i s . In a d -

t h e m e with ethnic cuisine, music and poetry.

" T h i s c o n f e r e n c e is i m p o r t a n t in t h e w a y it

United Nations program.

d i t i o n , the I n t e r n a t i o n a l C o u r t of J u s t i c e

Jessica Z i m b e l m a n ('02), secretary gen-

s h o w s high school students h o w the actual

T h e 30th annual Model U n i t e d N a t i o n s

simulation will seek an advisory opinion for

eral for this y e a r ' s c o n f e r e n c e , a p p r e c i a t e s

United Nations works, brings up international

c o n f e r e n c e will t a k e p l a c e T h u r s d a y a n d F r i -

an i m a g i n a r y c a s e i n v o l v i n g C h i n a and Tai-

the o p p o r t u n i t y to w o r k with the high s c h o o l

issues, and gives other cultural perspectives.

wan.

E v e n in c l a s s ( m y c l a s s m a t e s a n d 1) r e a l i z e

T h e political science d e p a r t m e n t sponsors

students. " I t ' s g r e a t t o w o r k w i t h t h e s e k i n d s o f is-

the H o p e College United Nations. Students

s u e s . 1 f i n d it e x c i t i n g t o w o r k w i t h h i g h

of t h i n k i n g , " B o s a c said.

rorism, h u m a n rights, globalization, the debt

Becca Haynes STAFF REPORTER

M o r e than 9 0 0 high school students and faculty m e m b e r s f r o m 45 area high schools

day, M a r c h 7-8. T h e students will act a s d e l e g a t e s f r o m the 189 m e m b e r n a t i o n s o f t h e U n i t e d N a t i o n s

trade,

AIDS

and

global

that o u r r e s p o n s e s a r e o f t e n a n A m e r i c a n w a y

B c k a h O e g e m a

Campus Brief BITE

SIZE

Students study Arab world A total o f f i v e H o p e C o l l e g e stu-

G o w e n of N e w B o s t o n ; j u n i o r

d e n t s p a r t i c i p a t e d in the M i c h i g a n

J a m e s P l a s m a n of D o w n e r s G r o v e ,

Model L e a g u e of A r a b States on

111.; s e n i o r M e g a n P o e r t n e r o f W y o -

W e d n e s d a y - F r i d a y , F e b . 2 0 - 2 2 , at

m i n g ; j u n i o r Rachel R o m s a a s of

G r a n d Valley State University.

Minneapolis, Minn.; and senior

T h e p u r p o s e o f t h e m o d e l is t o

Kristy Truax of W i l m i n g t o n , Del.

i n t r o d u c e s t u d e n t s to the A r a b

Dr. Janis G i b b s , assistant profes-

world, to highlight the important

sor of history, served as the g r o u p ' s

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

advisor.

ate u n d e r s t a n d i n g about the pat-

P l a s m a n served as assistant sec-

terns of c o o p e r a t i o n a n d c o n f l i c t

retary general. Truax w o n an a w a r d

within the A r a b world and with the

as " O u t s t a n d i n g D e l e g a t e " on the

international c o m m u n i t y .

Council on Palestinian Affairs.

Students role-play m e m b e r s of

Other participating colleges and

the Arab L e a g u e during the model.

universities f r o m M i c h i g a n in-

Each delegation writes papers out-

cluded Aquinas College, Grand

l i n i n g its n a t i o n ' s s t a n d o n t h e v a r i -

Valley State University, M u s k e g o n

ous issues being discussed and

C o m m u n i t y College, Spring Arbor

wrote resolutions that were pre-

University, University of M i c h i g a n

s e n t e d t o the c o m m i t t e e s f o r d i s c u s -

at D e a r b o r n a n d W M U .

Hope's delegation represented

A r a b States w a s sponsored by the

Palestine. Participating H o p e stu-

National Council on U.S.-Arab

dents

Relations and G V S U .

included: junior

R-enae

RATNER from 1 the discussion T u e s d a y night on the

Just deal with it

I used to b e a brat. 1 n e v e r

W e d n e s d a y n i g h t , w i t h R a t n e r at

c l o s e g r o u p of f r i e n d s with

I w a s a c a m p c o u n s e l o r this

b u r n e d d o w n the h o u s e to get

past s u m m e r , and after living with

w h o m you can complain about

attention, but I was the oldest

100 j u n i o r h i g h girls f o r m o n t h s , I

people who inconvenience you

child and thought the world

learned which t y p e s of parents

or m a k e y o u r life m o r e difficult.

should revolve around me. I had

allowed whiners and which kinds

H o w e v e r , s o m e of the most

two younger brothers, and I

d i d n ' t . I k e p t t h i n k i n g that m a y b e

i n t e r e s t i n g p e o p l e h a v e not

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

t h e y ' d g r o w o u t o f it s o m e d a y ,

c h o s e n this lifestyle for

t h e m w h a t to do. H o w e v e r ,

but c o m i n g b a c k to school

themselves, and they are the

w h e n m y p a r e n t s w o u l d tell m e

convinced m e that s o m e people

b e t t e r f o r it. T a k e R e v . D r .

w h a U o do, I would whine,

n e v e r d o . W e ' r e n o t in h i g h

M a r t i n L u t h e r K i n g Jr. f o r

cajole, beg, argue and deny any

school any more.

example, or Mother Theresa.

This world contains people

T h e y d i d n ' t sit a n d c o m p l a i n

the floor or d o the dishes. M y

with different opinions, values

a b o u t the squalor they w e r e

parents had one simple phrase

a n d g o a l s . J u s t d e a l w i t h it. M a n y

l i v i n g i n , the p e o p l e w h o t o l d

o f a d v i c e ? " J u s t d e a l w i t h it."

people I know complain about

them they c o u l d n ' t d o things the

b e i n g at a s c h o o l w h e r e t h e

way they wanted, or that things

was no good comeback for me

people, administration and faculty

w e r e n ' t g o i n g their way. T h e y

to use w h e n m y p a r e n t s and I

d o n ' t agree with their belief

m a d e intrinsic c h o i c e s to m a k e

w e r e e n g a g e d in a v e r b a l w a r .

s y s t e m . T h e y s a y that b e c a u s e

a difference.

M y o n l y r e c o u r s e w a s to s t o m p

H o p e i s n ' t t h e ' r e a l w o r l d ' , they-

T h o m a s Edison once was

off and to d o w h a t they a s k e d .

s h o u l d n ' t h a v e to try to w o r k out

asked why he continued trying

B u t n o w , y e a r s later, I a m

d i f f e r e n c e s in o p i n i o n t h e y h a v e

t o c o m p l e t e t h e light b u l b a f t e r

grateful for that n u g g e t of

with others.

r e s p o n s i b i l i t y in h e l p i n g s w e e p

O h , I h a t e d that p h r a s e ! T h e r e

T h e M i c h i g a n M o d e l L e a g u e of

sion and voting.

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failing t h o u s a n d s of times. H e said, "If I find 10,000 w a y s

H o p e is i n d e e d p a r t o f t h e r e a l

R a t n e r will b e d i s c u s s i n g v a r i o u s

Ratner's radio show being broad-

wisdom. A s an adult, I h a v e f o u n d that

world, simply because every day

t o p i c s w h i l e s h e is at H o p e f r o m

c a s t t h r o u g h o u t t h e w e e k at v a r i -

a lot o f f o l k s , y o u n g a n d o l d ,

w e are c o n f r o n t e d with people

haven't failed. I a m not discour-

G r a n d Valley State University, and

death penalty.

March 4-8. She started the w e e k by leading discussions on capital puni s h m e n t , a n d t h e i m p a c t o f talk radio and talk t e l e v i s i o n , both on

T h e d i s c u s s i o n s f o r the-rest o f the w e e k are journalism on W e d n e s d a y n i g h t at 6 p . m . In the M a a s a u d i t o r i u m , m e d i a

M o n d a y and Tuesday, and issues

with different views or beliefs.

aged, because every wrong

w h i n i n g p h a s e . If s o m e t h i n g

E v e r y t i m e w e e n g a g e in a

a t t e m p t d i s c a r d e d is j u s t o n e

d o e s n ' t g o their way, they

c o n v e r s a t i o n with a p e r s o n

more step f o r w a r d . . . " He didn't

w h i n e a b o u t it. I ' m s u r e y o u

d i f f e r e n t f r o m us, w e a r e p a r t i c i -

whine, but took a pro-active

know who I ' m talking about:

p a t i n g in the ' r e a l w o r l d . ' It is

approach to failure, and n o w we have lightbulbs.

still h a v e n ' t o u t g r o w n t h e i r

o u s t i m e s in t h e K l e t z .

r e l a t e d to h e a l t h a n d h e a l i n g o n

a n d t h e m e d i a ' s r o l e in p o l i t i c s o n

the p e o p l e w h o b e l i e v e that t h e

then o u r d e c i s i o n h o w to deal

T u e s d a y and again on Wednesday,

Thursday

world e x i s t s s i m p l y to cater t o

w i t h that. W h i n e ? O r l e a r n

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a.m.

In

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something won't work, I

M y c h a l l e n g e t o all o f t h e

valuable lessons from others?

whiners, the complainers, the

D o w e t h i n k that o n c e w e

ones w h o take neutral situa-

M a r c h 6, at 2 p . m . in W i c h e r s A u -

Multicultural Room-East, repro-

their e v e r y w h i m . T h e s e people

ditorium.

ductive care, prison issues with

believe that w h e n s o m e t h i n g

w o m e n a n d w o m e n in e l e c t i v e o f -

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

graduate and enter the 'real

t i o n s a n d m a k e it s e e m a s if

f i c e o n T h u r s d a y at 1:35 p . m . In

s o m e b o d y ' s specific fault and

w o r l d ' we'll be surrounded only

s o m e o n e ' s out to get them: just

V a n Z o e r e n 135, w o m e n in b r o a d -

that t h e y s h o u l d not h a v e t o d e a l

by people with the s a m e value

casting and other's w o m e n ' s issues

with any responsibility. T h e s e

s y s t e m s as o u r s e l v e s ? You m a y

p e o p l e tend to be very u n h a p p y .

c h o o s e to c o n f i n e yourself t o a

" I e n g a g e p e o p l e in d i s c u s s i o n s instead of lecturing." R a t n e r said. K l a y f e e l s R a t n e r is w e l l r e a d , v e r y e n g a g i n g , a n d a b l e t o g e t a lot o f p e o p l e i n v o l v e d in t h e d i s c u s -

o n T h u r s d a y at 3 p . m .

sions. " [ R a t n e r ] is v e r y w e l l e d u c a t e d

wrapping up the week, a discussion

In t h e G r a n b e r g

will b e h e l d o n m a c r o e c o n o m i c s .

spective," W h i t e said.

S o c i a l S e c u r i t y a n d tax r e f o r m o n In V a n Z o e r e n B 5 0 R a t n e r will

a s e g m e n t o n the " O ' R e i l l y F a c t o r "

b e s p e a k i n g in v a r i o u s c l a s s e s a n d

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week includes further discussions, Fox

w a y t o c h a n g e y o u r s i t u a t i o n . It

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a n d s h e p r e s e n t s a n i n t e r e s t i n g perR a t n e r ' s a g e n d a f o r the rest o f the

d e a l w i t h it. O r b e t t e r y e t , find a .

M A R A T H O N from 1 they c a n be c l o s e to their c h i l d . "

w h o t h e n c h o o s e s the o t h e r e x e c u -

B e c a u s e of t h e t i m e a n d e f f o r t

t i v e d i r e c t o r s a n d t h e rest o f t h e

n e e d e d to put on an e v e n t like this.

D r e a m T e a m . O n c e the s c h o o l y e a r

O t t o a n d t h e rest o f the D r e a m T e a m

b e g i n s , t h e v o l u n t e e r s w o r k straight

start p l a n n i n g d e t a i l s o f t h e D a n c e

u n t i l the m a r a t h o n in M a r c h .

M a r a t h o n u p t o a y e a r in a d v a n c e .

T h e a m o u n t raised by this y e a r ' s

" I s t a r t e d p l a n n i n g f o r the m a r a -

m a r a t h o n will be a n n o u n c e d dur-

t h o n in A p r i l , " O t t o n o t e d . " I t is

i n g a c e l e b r a t i o n at the e n d o f the

pretty much a year round project."

m a r a t h o n o n S a t u r d a y , M a r c h 9 , at

April begins the selection of the

7 p m , a full 2 4 hours after the event

new Overall Executive Director

begins.

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M a r c h 6, 2002

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Chapel Choir and Symphonette go on tour Maureen Yonovitz

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vidual tours g o e s abroad. Last year, the Chapel C h o i r p e r f o r m e d in Italy.

SENIOR STAFF REPORTER

Musical e n d e a v o r s al H o p e College a r e n ' t just limited to c a m p u s c o n c e r t s , or e v e n to that of the lo-

N e x t year, the S y m p o n e t t e plans to g o t o the E n g l a n d , S c o t l a n d , and-

cal H o l l a n d area. E v e r y s p r i n g , t w o g r o u p s , the S y m p h o n e t t e and

Wales. T h e S y m p h o n e t t e , a small g r o u p of instrumentalists f o r m e d from the

the C h a p e l Choir, H o p e share nationally and internationally as

larger Symphony Orchestra, has been working hard in preparation for

they e m b a r k on their annual spring

the

tours. This year, the S y m p h o n e t t e trave l s d o w n south to F l o r i d a f o r a

S y m p h o n e t t e C o n d u c t e r is c o n f i -

string o f p e r f o r m a n c e s and m a k e s

Hope. "I think it's a very strong orchestra. T h e y are d o i n g s o m e challeng-

o n e last stop in G e o r g i a o n the return trip, while the C h a p e l C h o i r t a k e s t o t h e E a s t t o p e r f o r m in

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places such as N e w York and Mas-

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sachusetts, a s well as the m o r e loc a l a r e a s of C a n a d a , O h i o , a n d

to s h o w the public that it's a very

The 2001-2002 Symphonette will begin its series of spring tours in the coming weeks.

fine e n s e m b l e . " The s a m e holds true for the

f r o m other places w h o may not

v e n u e s that this liberal arts c o l l e g e

b r i n g i n g the w o r l d

T h i s year finds both groups tour-

Chapel Choir. Brad R i c h m o n d ,

ing within the United Slates. E v ery f o u r y e a r s , each of the indi-

choir c o n d u c t o r , e x p l a i n s the main p u r p o s e for the tour is t o g i v e those

k n o w m u c h a b o u t H o p e a taste of the C o l l e g e ' s m u s i c d e p a r t m e n t and

has t o offer. " I t ' s a w a y of taking H o p e C o l -

m o n d said. ' T h e mission of C h a p e l C h o i r is the take o u r m u s i c far and

to s h o w c a s e s o m e o f the artistic

lege t o t h e w o r l d as o p p o s e d t o

wide."

G l e n Arbor, M i c h i g a n .

Knickbocker Theatre presents winter film series

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COMING H O M E

A film about appearances, "The Vertical R a y o f the S u n " w a s di-

s u c h as c i n e m a t o g r a p h y , a c t i n g ,

A l t h o u g h it m a y b e s n o w i n g

rected by T r a n Nu Yen- K h e ( " T h e

ideaological e l e m e n t s that are pre-

heavily o u t s i d e our w i n d o w s , the

S c e n t of G r e e n P a p a y a " ) . Set in

Knickerbocker Theatre offers a

m o d e r n - d a y H a n o i , it f o l l o w s three

sented in the film. "I am trying to e x p o s e s t u d e n t s

Last week in the A n c h o r ,

w a r m retreat f r o m the cold with

sisters w h o live in c l o s e p r o x i m i t y

to a wider r a n g e of film and to have

a m o n g s t a c o m m u n i t y of artists and writers. W h e n the sisters m e e t to

t h e m c o n s i d e r film as a s e r i o u s art

the E d i t o r ' s Voice entitled " G r e e k s N e e d to J u s t i f y T h e i r

Emily Moellman ARTS EDITOR

their winter series of foreign films. T h e Italian film " T h e W i d e Blue R o a d " kicked off the s e a s o n midFebrurary,

followed

by

the

Norweigan documentary "Cool

p r e p a r e a b a n q u e t o n t h e anniversary of their m o t h e r ' s d e a t h , they r e m i n i s c e a b o u t their p a r e n t s ' har-

s o u n d , set a s well as s t u d y i n g the

f o r m , not just a f o r m of entertainm e n t " S m i t h said. " T h e y h a v e t o

here." Rich-

Arts editor

Fact and Fiction

Exsistence" shocked many

h i g h e r than that of all H o p e students. G r e e k s are collectively involved in over 4 0 student activities, c l u b s , sports a n d h o n o r s societies. T w o

o f f e r u p c r i t i c a l a n a l y s i s of t h e

m e m b e r s of G r e e k o r g a n i z a tions across c a m p u s . I w a s

films, and as a result they o f t e n begin to reflect on the h u m a n c o n d i -

o n e of them. T h e editorial presented an

D a n c e M a r a t h o n to H o p e ' s c a m p u s raising $ 2 4 , 0 0 0 in its

tion in t h e b r o a d e r g l o b a l s p e c -

o p i n i o n , and I respect the

first year and has raised

trum." Art of the C i n e m a is o p e n for en-

right to speak o n e ' s mind, but after r e a d i n g it. many q u e s -

$ 6 1 , 0 0 0 o v e r time. S u r v e y s taken on G r e e k s

years ago, Greeks brought

and C r a z y " . " K a n d a h a r " is currently r u n n i n g at the theater t h r o u g h M a r c h 7. A

monious relationship. But, a m e m o r y of a mysterious m a n c a s t s

film set in Afganistan, " K a n d a h a r "

ents as well as their o w n relation-

is unrated and is in Farsi with" E n -

ships. " T h e Vertical R a y of the S u n " is

r o l l m e n t e a c h s e m e s t e r to all stu-

tions c a m e to my o w n m i n d .

nationally by the National

dents. Smith told the A n c h o r that

T h e biggest o f t h e m being:

In t h e f i l m , d i r e c t o r M o h s e n Makhmalbaf follows a woman's

rated P G - 1 3 and is in V i e t n a m e s e with E n g l i s h subtitles.

m a n y students in the c o u r s e are fulfilling their g e n e r a l e d u c a t i o n arts

w h y d o only G r e e k s need to j u s t i f y their e x i s t e n c e ? A n d

Interfraternity C o u n c i l h a v e s h o w n that G r e e k s are m o r e

struggle to s a v e her sister in A f -

F i l m s s h o w n in t h e K n i c k e r bocker are chosen annually by a

requirement. "It is m y f a v o r i t e c o u r s e to t e a c h

panel of H o p e p r o f e s s o r s , a d m i n i s -

at H o p e b e c a u s e of the variety of material the c o u r s e covers and

T h e r e are plenty of other groups on campus whose

g r a d u a t e d and G r e e k s raise

w h e r e the s t u d e n t s t h a t j o i n the

existence should be c o n t e s t e d

class are c o m i n g f r o m , " Smith said. Smith e n c o u r a g e s all s t u d e n t s to

s uch as the C h a p e l p r o g r a m a n d the Pull. Both of these

worthy causes. All but t w o of o u r presi-

take the t i m e to v i e w o n e of the

g r o u p s are d o m i n a n t on o u r

films the series has to offer.

c a m p u s , yet their e x i s t e n c e

sorority m e m b e r s are signifi-

" T h e series has a lot t o o f f e r the a c a d e m i c c o m m u n i t y of H o p e C o l -

has n e v e r been c h a l l e n g e d or at least not to the e x t e n t that

c a n t l y m o r e satisfied with

lege " Smith said. " E a c h film gives

G r e e k ' s has. T h e r e are

students the o p p o r t u n i t y to e x p a n d

n u m e r o u s students that h a v e b e e n hurt by t h e s e o r g a n i z a -

nonmembers. 17.4% of H o p e ' s student

glish subtitles.

g h a n i s t a n . N a f r a s is a C a n a d i a n journalist w h o fled the nation when she w a s a teenager. S h e receives a call f r o m her sister, w h o still lives in K a n d a h a r but h a s d e c i d e d t o c o m m i t suicide b e c a u s e the Taliban r e g i m e has b e c o m e s o oppressive. D e t e r m i n e d to h e l p her sister, N a f r a s returns to the land of her birth. Prohibited f r o m traveling alone, and s w a t h e d in the traditional b u r q a , N a f r a s b r a v e s the d a n g e r s of a c o u n t r y full of desperate poverty, s u f f e r i n g and violence. " T h e Vertical R a y of the S u n " will run Friday-Saturday, M a r c h 89, and M o n d a y - T h u r s d a y , M a r c h 11-14.

a s h a d o w o n the i m a g e of their par-

trative e m p l o y e e s , and the m a n a g e r of the K n i c k e r b o c k e r T h e a t r e , Erik Alberg. T h e panel this year included Richard Smith, p r o f e s s o r of theater and p r o f e s s o r of the Art of the C i n e m a c o u r s e o f f e r e d at H o p e . " T h e film selection g r o u p is very 14

s u p p o r t i v e " said S m i t h . W e alw a y s try to c h o o s e a variety of foreign films." Smith has included the film series as part of the required v i e w i n g for his c i n e m a c o u r s e . A r t of t h e C i n e m a is a t h e a t e r c o u r s e that s t u d i e s c o n t e m p o r a r y films of the past 10-15 and discusses the e l e m e n t s of a s u c c e s s f u l f i l m .

their c i n e m a t i c e x p e r i e n c e . " T i c k e t s for the winter film series

w h y is the f o c u s placed on us alone?

tions in o n e f o r m or another.

at the K n i c k e r b o c k e r T h e a t r e are $ 5 for adults, $4 for students, faculty,

W h y is there s uch a negative light cast upon

and senior c i t i z e n s . T h e theater s h o w s films daily at 7 a n d 9 p.m.

Greeks? Of course Greeks h a v e their secrets but s o d o m a n y groups. W e k n o w there

and is c l o s e d o n S u n d a y .

are r u m o u r s o u t there about us; we are not c o m p l a i n i n g a b o u t this. We are c o m p l a i n ing that the f o c u s o n o u r o r g a n i z a t i o n s is o f t e n only on

ROB ONDRA

Russian folk Trio Voronezh performed tonight at Dimnent Chapel as part of GPS.

over $7 million a year for

d e n t s s i n c e 1825 are G r e e k m e m b e r s . Fraternity and

their c o l l e g e e x p e r i e n c e than

b o d y is G r e e k : 5 2 4 m e m b e r s t o 2 9 9 9 students. T h e s e are solid f a c t s a b o u t the G r e e k world, but putting all t h o s e statistics aside, G r e e k s are m o r e than a n y t h i n g simply a b i g g r o u p of friends. P e o p l e w h o j o i n into G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s are j o i n i n g into a g r o u p of f r i e n d s w h o h a v e a history and traditions behind t h e m . To claim that these u n i q u e d e e p - r o o t e d friend-

An o r g a n i z a t i o n ' s e x s i s t e n c e should not hinge

s h i p s need j u s t i f i c a t i o n simply b e c a u s e of the r u m o r s that

on the r u m o r s s u r r o u n d i n g it. A f t e r all, they are just r u m o r s ,

s u r r o u n d them is just plainly

c a m p u s that are positive. H e r e are s o m e facts that m i g h t be interesting to the

P H O T O BY

s t u d e n t s to e n g a g e in c o m m u nity s e r v i c e o n c e they h a v e

these secrets, these rumors.

they are not fact. T h e r e are so m a n y things that G r e e k s bring t o this

A//CHOH

likely than any other t y p e s of

Hope community: Greek m e n ' s GPA and w o m e n ' s GPA is consistently

cruel. We are not asking for you to stop s p r e a d i n g the rumors. We are not e v e n asking you t o support us. We never did. We h a v e e a c h other to d o that. W e just want to k e e p our o r g a n i z a t i o n s alive, o u r traditions alive, and o u r f r i e n d s h i p s intact.


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Opinion

Editor's voice

Your voice

T h e a m o u n t of lellers t h e A n c h o r r e c e i v e d this w e e k w a s a s t o u n d ing. I t h a n k e v e r y o n e f o r c o n t r i b u t i n g . At t h e A n c h o r , w e feel o n e of o u r m o s t i m p o r t a n t p u r p o s e s is t o p r o v i d e a p l a c e f o r s t u d e n t s t o v o i c e their opinions. I h o p e that t h e l e a d e r s h i p of H o p e C o l l e g e t a k e s n o t i c e of t h e s e s t u d e n t o p i n i o n s , e s p e c i a l l y t h e nine letters that s u p p o r t t h e G a y Straight Forum. In that spirit, I ' m g o i n g to get out of t h e w a y , a n d let y o u d o the t a l k i n g . ( O n e t h i n g , t h o u g h : s i n c e t h e v o l u m e of letters t h e A n c h o r h a s b e e n getting h a s i n c r e a s e d , a n d w e o n l y h a v e s o m u c h r o o m d u e t o b u d g e t a r y r e s t r i c t i o n s , in t h e f u t u r e , p l e a s e d o y o u r best to k e e p t h e length of y o u r letters b e l o w 3 0 0 w o r d s o r so.)

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MarcK 6, 2002

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Sorority member disagrees with editorial To the Editor: I don't understand your reasoning in your " E d i t o r ' s Voice" c o l u m n

Senior Staff Reporter: Maureen Yonovitz

The Anchor is n produrl t>J studem effort ond is funded through the students of Hope College, funding which comes through the Hope College Student Congress Appropriations Committee. Letters tolhe editor ore encouraged, though due to space limitations the Anchor reserves the right to edit. The opinions addressed in the editorial are solely those of the editor-in-chief Stories from the Hope College News Service are a product of the Public Relations Office. Oneyear subscriptions to the Anchor are available for 520 We reserve the right to accept or reject any advertising.

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y o u c a n ' t truly u n d e r s t a n d u n l e s s y o u g o t h r o u g h it.

e n g a g e d in w e r e u n i q u e to m y s o -

Personally, people can just m a k e

rority, not s o m e t h i n g I h a v e to s h a r e

u p s t u p i d r u m o r s , I h a v e to s h a r e

j u s t b e c a u s e nosy p e o p l e w a n t to know.

up whatever r u m o r s they want. T h e y d o n ' t b o t h e r me. In f a c t , s o m e

with e v e r y o n e my new m e m b e r e d u c a t i o n p r o g r a m ? I d o n ' t think so. S o m e t h i n g s a r e better o f f a sec r e t , s o that w h e n it c o m e s t i m e f o r y o u to learn w h a t it is a b o u t , i t ' s more rewarding.

N M E w o u l d not h a v e been s u c h a great e x p e r i e n c e of t e a m w o r k a n d unity if I h a d k n o w n all t h e d e t a i l s a b o u t it b e f o r e h a n d . In a d d i t i o n , I

New member education was a

don't keep new member education a secret b e c a u s e it's too j u i c y o r

great time for m e w h e n I w a s a

s c a n d a l o u s . I k e e p it a s e c r e t b e -

of t h e m a r e s o o u t l a n d i s h t h e y m a k e me chuckle. And when you say you c a n ' t feel b a d f o r G r e e k s b e c a u s e they are secretive, good for you. I don't need your sympathy.

Dani Grammerstorf (403)

Student" justifies existence" of Greek organizations To t h e E d i t o r :

is n o t t o s a y that G r e e k s d o not a p preciate and encourage support

tor i m p l i e d that G r e e k s a r e " h a r m -

H o p e C o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y , as well as a m e m b e r of a G r e e k o r g a n i z a -

f r o m t h e rest of t h e c o m m u n i t y , but

w o n d e r i n g if t h e e d i t o r is s u g g e s t ing that d e v e l o p i n g leadership

t i o n . In r e s p o n s e t o l a s t w e e k ' s

o r d e r t o d o so, w e m u s t e x p l a i n t h e details of our organizations.

E d i t o r ' s Voice ( O p i n i o n , 2/27). I will a t t e m p t t o " j u s t i f y t h e e x i s t e n c e " of t h e G r e e k c o m m u n i t y . In t h e o p i n i o n of t h e e d i t o r , G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s at H o p e s h o u l d g i v e u p t h e i r t r a d i t i o n s o f s e c r e c y in o r d e r

it d o e s not s e e m a p p r o p r i a t e that in

f u l " to o u r c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y . I a m

skills, f o r m i n g l i f e - l o n g b o n d s a n d

T h e r e is a l i m i t e d a m o u n t o f

t a k i n g l e a d i n g r o l e s in e v e n t s s u c h as D a n c e Marathon, Habitat for

G r e e k life that is " s e c r e t i v e , " a n d

H u m a n i t y o r t h e f o r m a t i o n of G r e e k

this is restricted o n l y to n e w m e m ber e d u c a t i o n , w h i c h r u n s f o r t w o

L i f e a r e " t h i n g s that a r e h a r m f u l . " S o if it is a c t u a l l y r u m o r s a n d s e -

w e e k s e v e r y year. Is this w h a t s o m e

c r e t s that k e e p t h e rest of o u r c o m -

to r a t i o n a l i z e t h e i r e x i s t e n c e , a n d

people find s o mysterious about

munity from supporting Greeks, I

t h i s in turn will h e l p t h e m t o g a i n

G r e e k s ? If s o , I w a n t to a s s u r e o u r

h a v e t o e n c o u r a g e e v e r y o n e t o put

s u p p o r t f r o m t h e rest of o u r c o m -

c o m m u n i t y that prior to R u s h , e a c h

munity. S o m e may be wondering

G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n m u s t get t h e i r N M E p r o g r a m a p p r o v e d by S t u d e n t

h e a r s a y a s i d e a n d r e m e m b e r that t h e r e a r e p e o p l e u n d e r G r e e k letters w i t h v a l u e s a n d o p i n i o n s of their

a d m i t that G r e e k s a r e s t r u g g l i n g to a d a p t to c h a n g e s a n d e x p e c t a t i o n s .

D e v e l o p m e n t . It s h o u l d b e o b v i o u s

o w n . If t h e p r a c t i c e s of G r e e k or-

that H o p e C o l l e g e w o u l d not a p -

S t r u g g l e w e m a y , but I a m s u r e I

g a n i z a t i o n s a r e still a l l u d i n g y o u , p l e a s e put t h e r u m o r - m i l l to rest,

s p e a k f o r all G r e e k s w h e n I s a y that

p r o v e a p r o g r a m that w o u l d be d e t rimental to t h e c o m m u n i t y o r to a n y

w e will not a t t e m p t to h a r b o r s u p -

new Greek member.

port by g i v i n g u p t h e t r a d i t i o n s of s e c r e c y that w e h o l d s a c r e d : T h a t

T h e m o s t t r o u b l i n g part of last w e e k ' s editorial w a s w h e n t h e edi-

w h y G r e e k s need s u p p o r t , a n d I will

a n d get to k n o w us f o r y o u r s e l f .

A n n a L . C h a p p e l (*03)

Gay-Straight Forum debate reminds student of high school To the Editor:

Gay-Straight Alliance. M y high

put fliers u p or sell c a n d y as a f u n d r a i s e r b e c a u s e it w o u l d c o m -

other day and was daydreaming. I

s c h o o l h a d a p r o b l e m with C h r i s tianity. A f r i e n d of m i n e w a n t e d t o

was thinking about the huge con-

start a n F C S p r o g r a m that w o u l d

troversy surrounding the GayS t r a i g h t F o r u m . It all r e m i n d s m e

t a k e p l a c e o n c e a w e e k a n d j u s t be

p u t t i n g fliers o n t h e w a l l s a n d selling c a n d y d u r i n g t h e s c h o o l day.

a p l a c e f o r C h r i s t i a n s to p r a i s e G o d

I w o u l d ask e v e r y o n e w h o r e a d s

(a lot) of h i g h s c h o o l . N o w , y o u m a y be a s k i n g , " G e e , did y o u r high

and f e l l o w s h i p . My high school w o u l d not let us m e e t a f t e r s c h o o l

t h i s to c o n s i d e r t h i s c a s e o f uninstigated persecution before

school also have strong feelings

b e c a u s e it m i g h t t a k e m e m b e r s h i p

t h e y b e g i n c a l l i n g f o r t h e G S F to

a b o u t h o m o s e x u a l i t y ? " N o . It did

a w a y f r o m t h e K e y C l u b o r o n e of

be d i s b a n d e d .

not. In f a c t , m y sister is a m e m b e r

t h e o t h e r " m a j o r " c l u b s that m e t in

of G l e n b r o o k S o u t h ' s c h a p t e r of t h e

t h e a f t e r n o o n . It w o u l d not let us

I w a s s i t t i n g in r e l i g i o n c l a s s t h e

Staff Reporters: Angela Matusiak, Abbey Stauffer, Becca Haynes, Anneke Metier, Jared Gall

c a u s e it's s o m e t h i n g w o n d e r f u l that

in a h e a r t b e a t if I c o u l d . T h e inform a t i o n I learned a n d t h e a c t i v i t i e s 1

(Opinion, 2/27). Because other p e o p l e h a v e to b e c a t t y a n d m a k e

I a m w r i t i n g as a m e m b e r o f t h e

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

f r e s h m a n , a n d I w o u l d d o it a g a i n

p e t e w i t h t h e rest of t h e c l u b s a l s o

AnnMarie Carlson ('04)

GSF leadership invite letter writer to meeting To the Editor:

parlies. T h e r e f o r e , w h i l e his p a s -

i d e a s with a n y o n e i n t e r e s t e d .

We, the leadership of the G a y -

s i o n is a d m i r a b l e , a c h a n c e to dis-

S t r a i g h t F o r u m , w o u l d like t o e x -

c u s s his v i e w p o i n t s p r i o r to public a t i o n w o u l d h a v e b e e n g r e a t l y ap-

Allison M . Walt ( ' 0 3 ) , President Jessica M . Honeysett ('04), Events

p r e c i a t e d . W e w e l c o m e the c h a n c e

Coordinator Kristy L. T r u a x ( ' 0 2 ) , S e c r e t a r y

t e n d a n invitation to D a n i e l M i l l e r ( O p i n i o n , 2 / 2 7 ) . W e b e l i e v e that o p e n d i a l o g u e is b e n e f i c i a l t o all

t o p a r t i c i p a t e in an e x c h a n g e o f

Lesbian student warns against passing judgement; "us" v.s. / / them" mentality To the Editor:

ethnicities. And I see c o u p l e s as

m y love. A n d t h e r e is n o t h i n g bro-

k n o w m e . To put a f a c e to the

T h i s is written in r e s p o n s e to t h e

they walk a r o u n d c a m p u s h o l d i n g

k e n a b o u t it. A s for " h o l y s e x , " I

letter entitled " T o l e r a n c e of h o m o -

h a n d s . A n d w h i l e y o u w o u l d think

c h o o s e to k e e p that part of m y life

" T h e m " g r o u p . R e a l l y look at t h e r e l a t i o n s h i p I h a v e w i t h m y girl-

s e x u a l i t y is n o t o f G o d , s t u d e n t

nothing of this, it m a k e s m e sad. I ' m

p r i v a t e f r o m t h e w o r l d , but k n o w .

f r i e n d a n d s e e h o w it's not that d i f -

and s t o m p out this hate and dis-

s a y s " ( O p i n i o n , 2 / 2 7 ) . It is i m p o r tant to u n d e r s t a n d that t h e " y o u " I

sad b e c a u s e I k n o w that if I d i d the s a m e t h i n g y o u w o u l d s t a r e . You

that G o d is in that too!

f e r e n t f r o m y o u r r e l a t i o n s h i p s . Lis-

crimination caused by ignorance.

s p e a k of is not a n y o n e s p e c i f i c a l l y ,

would say something- or y o u ' d say

" B y the grace of G o d I am what I a m , a n d G o d ' s g r a c e f o r m e has not

but the c o l l e c t i v e c a m p u s as a whole.

n o t h i n g - but y o u w o u l d j u d g e m e

a c t i o n s of s o m e o n e y o u d o n ' t k n o w . You l o o k at h o m o s e x u a l s as t h i s

ten to m y v i e w s o n C h r i s t i a n i t y a n d s e e h o w s i m i l a r they a r e to y o u r s . Sit next to m e in C h a p e l and see that

gone without effect," I Corinthians

g r o u p of p e o p l e , a l m o s t like a cult, that d o n ' t b e l o n g in y o u r w o r l d . It's

I w o r s h i p just t h e s a m e a s y o u .

15:10.

I ' m sitting in t h e library, staring

f o r b e i n g d i f f e r e n t t h a n y o u . You lake w h a t I call love a n d tell m e that

out the w i n d o w as c l a s s e s get o u t a n d h u n d r e d s of H o p e s t u d e n t s

it's against G o d ' s will; that I ' m brok e n a n d c o n f u s e d . Well, I j u s t w a n t

t h e " U s " v e r s u s " T h e m " ideology.

m o v e a c r o s s c a m p u s . I see m e n a n d

to let y o u k n o w that G o d IS in me.

B u t w h a t d o y o u really k n o w a b o u t " T h e m ? " A s o n e of t h e l e s b i a n s o n

d o w a n t y o u to d o t h e r e s e a r c h be-

w o m e n . I s e e (a f e w ) p e o p l e of other

H e is in m y h e a r t , in m y life a n d in

this c a m p u s , I invite y o u to get to

hind t h e m . G o b e y o n d w h a t y o u ' v e

It's e a s y to p a s s j u d g e m e n t o n the

b e e n told a n d really l o o k f o r y o u r self. T h e k n o w l e d g e y o u will g a i n will f a c i l i t a t e r e s p e c t f u l d i a l o g u e

D o I e x p e c t y o u to c h a n g e y o u r m i n d ? N o t necessarily. I ' m not tryi n g to d e v a l u e y o u r o p i n i o n s but I Jessica Honeysett (404)

Letter writer misinterpreted story of Sodom and Gomorrah, student says To the Editor: In his letter to t h e A n c h o r ( O p i n -

m e n of S o d o m , both y o u n g a n d old,

ion, 2 / 2 7 ) , D a n i e l M i l l e r cites t h e story of S o d o m and G o m o r r a h as a Biblical mandate againsl h o m o sexuality. L e t ' s take a c l o s e r look at G e n e s i s 19:5-8. shall w e ?

" . . . A n d t h e m e n of the city, t h e

Lot w e n t out o f t h e d o o r t o t h e m e n ,

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

all the p e o p l e to the last m a n , sur-

s h u t ihe d o o r a f t e r h i m a n d said, *1 b e g y o u . m y b r o t h e r s , d o not act so

r o u n d e d the h o u s e ; a n d t h e y c a l l e d t o L o t , ' W h e r e are t h e m e n w h o

wickedly. Behold, I have two d a u g h t e r s w h o h a v e not k n o w n

c a m e to y o u t o n i g h t ? B r i n g t h e m out to us, that w e m a y k n o w t h e m . '

m a n ; let m e b r i n g t h e m out to y o u , a n d d o to t h e m as y o u p l e a s e ; only

T h e m o r a l of t h i s s t o r y : p i m p i n g for y o u r d a u g h t e r s is an act of valor, especially if it p r e v e n t s h o m o s e x u a l

t h e r e ' s a solid C h r i s t i a n v a l u e .

roof."

behavior from taking place. N o w

Amanda Dykstra ('04)


Anchor

He M a r c h 6, 2002 Sexuality a more complex issue than letter writer thinks

O p

inio n

into tainted homosexual confus i o n . " If s e x u a l o r i e n t a t i o n is a per-

M y life is a c o m p l e x f a b r i c , o n e s t r a n d of w h i c h is m y s e x u a l i t y .

of G o d ? " w e say, " H o w m u c h s e x u a l activity c a n I e n g a g e in be-

e r t y of our b e i n g . " Your s t a t e m e n t led m e to ask t h e f o l l o w i n g questions: W h a t is h u m a n

sonal choice, why would h o m o -

W o u l d you w a n t the w h o l e of y o u r p er so n to be j u d g e d in t e r m s of y o u r

f o r e it's s i n f u l ? "

regarding h o m o s e x u a l i t y and the G a y - S t r a i g h t F o r u m at H o p e C o l -

s e x u a l i t y ? Is it s o m e t h i n g that w e do, o r is it part of w h o w e a r e ? Is

u s u a l l y k n o w w h y I m a d e it. I d o n ' t think w e c a n f l i p p a n t l y c l a i m that

lege. It t a k e s c o u r a g e to s p e a k o u r

m y heterosexuality a personal de-

h o m o s e x u a l i t y is a c h o i c e w h e n h u m a n s e x u a l i t y is a m y s t e r y to all

To the Editor: T h i s is a letter to D a n i e l M i l l e r

M o r e o v e r , y o u i n s i s t that h o m o -

(Opinion, 2/27). 1 respect your decision to publicly articulate y o u r religious c o n v i c t i o n s

loud a b o u t controversial things; c o u r a g e that I, l i k e m a n y H o p e stu-

sexuality is 4, a b e h a v i o r , not a p r o p -

c i s i o n ? Did I c h o o s e t o be s t r a i g h t ?

sexuals be confused about their sexuality? When I make a choice, I

sexual

activity?

I

certainly

wouldn't. W h e n we use the language of s e p a r a t i o n , w h e n in o u r rhetoric w e

B e f o r e w e s t a n d in o u r p u l p i t s a n d c o n d e m n that s i n f u l lifestyles of h o m o s e x u a l s , p e r h a p s w e should take a minute to pause and exam-

m a k e h e t e r o s e x u a l i t y " u s " a n d ho-

ine our o w n sexuality. T h e G S F c o u l d b e t h e p l a c e , t h e s a f e a n d in-

A n d if s o , if h u m a n s e x u a l i t y is s o l e l y a m a t t e r o f c h o i c e , w h y then

of us. W h y a m I a t t r a c t e d to bru-

mosexuality " t h e m , " w e open the

v i t i n g p l a c e , w h e r e w e c a n j o i n to-

nettes o v e r b l o n d e s ? D i d I m a k e a

g e t h e r t o talk a b o u t w h a t it m e a n s

H o w e v e r , in y o u r letter, I n o t i c e d

would s o m e o n e choose to be gay?

that y o u s e e m e d to s e e n o d i f f e r e n c e b e t w e e n h o m o s e x u a l a c t s a n d ho-

c o n s c i o u s d e c i s i o n , s o m e w h e r e in m y c h i l d h o o d , that m e n with d a r k

d o o r s t o a s i m p l i s t i c a n d legalistic v i s i o n of C h r i s t i a n s e x u a l i t y . Ins t e a d of s a y i n g , " h e r e ' s w h a t t h e

sexual orientation.

choose discrimination, alienation

dents, don't always have.

Would you, jf given the option,

mosexual people, while you drew

f r o m o n e ' s f a m i l y , religious o p p r e s -

hair w e r e b e t t e r ? We also must m a k e a distinction

a sharp distinction between heteros e x u a l s a n d sinful h e t e r o s e x u a l acts

sion and social isolation? You write that Satan has cor-

between o n e ' s sexual orientation and o n e ' s sexual behavior. I am

(I.e. A d u l t e r y , p o r n o g r a p h y , e t c . ) .

rupted "beautiful heterosexual sex

s t r a i g h t , b u t that is not all that I a m .

spirit of C h r i s t i a n s e x u a l i t y s h o u l d tian s e x u a l i t y is n o t . " Instead of s a y i n g , " H o w d o e s our sexuality reflect that w e a r e children

to be a h u m a n being, not just a

b e , " w e say, " h e r e is w h a t C h r i s -

J a n e E l i z a b e t h Bast ( ' 0 3 )

Hope can't decide identity; treatment of gays not consistent with RCA, student feels sexual o r i e n t a t i o n , as well as m a n y o t h e r topics. T h e r e is n o u n i t y at

s e x u a l o r i e n t a t i o n . It w a s a d i f f i c u l t t i m e f o r t h e m . T h e y w e r e u n s u r e of

c a n s " on the B o a r d of T r u s t e e s will take their m o n e y a w a y f r o m the

not matter. It is still t h e result. T h i s s t u d e n t a l s o w r o t e in his let-

her i d e n t i t y ? T h e A d m i n i s t r a t i o n

H o p e C o l l e g e . W h y is it that w e

h o w t h e y w o u l d b e a c c e p t e d by

school. If they a r e that shallow, then

ter, " G o d ' s d i v e r s i t y of c r e a t i o n is

will h a v e y o u believe this is a C h r i s tian liberal arts s c h o o l . H o w c a n

c a n n o t s e e m to live with diversity,

their f r i e n d s a n d family. I a g r e e that

so b e it. A liberal arts e d u c a t i o n is

beautiful and should be recog-

difference and change?

they n e e d p r a y e r a n d s u p p o r t a n d

s u p p o s e d to e n l i g h t e n a n d o p e n

n i z e d . " T h o s e w h o a r e gay, l e s b i a n ,

m i n d s , not b e a p l a c e that is f u n d e d by ignorance. T h e Administration

bisexual and t r a n s g e n d e r are p e o p l e , a n d all p e o p l e a r e of G o d ' s

n e e d s to s h o w to us w h e t h e r t h e y

c r e a t i o n . G o d l o v e s all p e o p l e , not

c a n act u p o n t h e n e e d s of t h e stud e n t b o d y o r if this is j u s t p o l i t i c s

d e s p i t e their traits a n d p a s s i o n s , but b e c a u s e of t h o s e traits a n d p a s s i o n s

as u s u a l . L e t t e r s such as t h o s e w r i t t e n by

that m a k e e a c h o n e of us u n i q u e . G o d is in and a r o u n d e v e r y o n e . G o d

To t h e E d i t o r : W h o is H o p e C o l l e g e ? W h a t is

they tell us this w h e n H o p e C o l l e g e

In last w e e k ' s A n c h o r , a s t u d e n t

love. Not because they are being

d o e s not e v e n k n o w w h o s h e is? W e

w r o t e a letter to t h e e d i t o r o n t h e issue of homosexuality. His opin-

d e c e i v e d , but b e c a u s e t h e y a r e rea l i z i n g w h o t h e y are. W e all need

ion is that h o m o s e x u a l i t y is a sin.

p r a y e r a n d s u p p o r t w h e n it c o m e s

H e b e l i e v e s that t h e G a y - S t r a i g h t F o r u m s h o u l d b e r e c o g n i z e d as a

t o that. P r e s i d e n t B u l t m a n h a s said that

g r o u p , but a l s o r e c o m m e n d e d w e

it i s c o n t r a r y t o t h e R e f o r m e d

" t h r o w in p r a y e r a n d s u p p o r t f o r h e a l i n g of t h o s e b e i n g d e c e i v e d . " I

C h u r c h ' s beliefs to allow the GayS t r a i g h t F o r u m to m e e t o n c a m p u s .

t h e s t u d e n t a r e i n d e c e n t a n d hurt-

is e v e r y o n e . G o d is b l a c k , w h i t e ,

f u l to e v e r y o n e . You h a v e b a s i c a l l y

m a n , w o m a n , gay, straight, M u s l i m

t h i n k he, a n d s o m a n y o t h e r s o n

H e is s a d l y m i s t a k e n . T h a t is not

told t h o s e w h o a r e gay, l e s b i a n , bi-

a n d C h r i s t i a n . G o d is all. S o r r y , b u t

c a m p u s , are the ones being de-

t h e R e f o r m e d C h u r c h e s s t a n c e at

sexual and t r a n s g e n d e r that t h e y are

h e a v e n is not a golf c l u b f o r t h e elite. It is a k i n g d o m w h e r e e v e r y o n e is g o i n g to live. At least, t h a t ' s

are a divided, fractured community. F o r e x a m p l e , if D i m n e n t C h a p e l h o l d s a p p r o x i m a t e l y 1000 p e o p l e , a n d t h e c h a p e l is filled e v e r y M o n day, W e d n e s d a y and Friday and every Sunday for the Gathering, then t h e r e a r e a p p r o x i m a t e l y 1000 p e o p l e a t t e n d i n g t h e s e r v i c e s that H o p e ' s c a m p u s provide. However, that a l s o m e a n s that t h e r e a r e 2 0 0 0

c e i v e d . T h e y n e g l e c t t h e fact that

all! The view of the R e f o r m e d

g o i n g t o b u r n in hell. W h e n y o u

s t u d e n t s that are not. T h e c h a p l a i n ' s

they o f t e n u s e t h e v e r s e s out of c o n -

C h u r c h is to t a k e a p a s t o r a l a p -

o f f i c e d o e s not a l w a y s c a t e r t o e v -

text. W e m u s t realize that t h e B i b l e is telling us a story. A story written

p r o a c h . T h i s m e a n s t o o p e n ourselves t o d i a l o g u e a n d to n u r t u r e all

blatantly attack a p e r s o n ' s lifestyle, y o u m u s t realize w h a t y o u a r e d o -

b y h u m a n b e i n g s . G o d inspired, but

p e o p l e b e c a u s e w e a r e all l o v e d by

still written b y h u m a n b e i n g s . In m y life I h a v e k n o w n c l o s e f r i e n d s w h o

G o d . T h e A d m i n i s t r a t i o n is a f r a i d . T h e y a r e a f r a i d that s o m e of t h e

have dealt with realizing their

"conservative upperclass Ameri-

ery s t u d e n t s n e e d s . S o m e f i n d t h e services i n a p p r o p r i a t e , s o m e d o not a g r e e with t h e s t a n c e t h e c h a p l a i n ' s office takes on s o m e issues. T h e c a m p u s is d i v i d e d o n i s s u e s of

what I believe.

ing. You a r e telling t h e m that y o u a r e a better p e r s o n . You tell t h e m t h e y a r e w o r t h l e s s . You tell t h e m their lives h a v e no i m p o r t a n c e . W h e t h e r or not this is intended d o e s

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a n d h o m o s e x u a l c o m m u n i t i e s that

h o p e that e v e r y o n e , r e g a r d l e s s of t h e s i d e o n e t a k e s in t h i s d e b a t e ,

Student questions letter writer's use of labels To the Editor: A s m a n y of y o u k n o w , t h e topic*

of d i s c u s s i o n , w e also w a n t to ex-

s e x u a l , s i n c e he a l s o a r g u e s that s e x u a l i t y is d e f i n e d by b e h a v i o r ?

of h o m o s e x u a l i t y in a C h r i s t i a n

e r c i s e o u r right to o f f e r o u r v i e w -

( A t this p o i n t , w e m u s t n o t e that it

one may assume hold the s a m e o p i n i o n s of " t r u t h " h a v e b e e n un-

c o m m u n i t y has been debated on

p o i n t s . T h e m a i n p r o b l e m that w e

is not our intent to e x p l o r e D a n i e l ' s

a b l e to r e a c h a " t r u e " c o n s e n s u s .

c a m p u s f o r y e a r s n o w , not j u s t re-

h a v e w i t h D a n i e l ' s letter is t h e w a y

b e h a v i o r s o r s e x u a l i t y , but to d r a w

F o r D a n i e l to a s s u m e he h a s real-

people. While we by no means bel i e v e that s i m p l y k n o w i n g a h o m o -

c e n t l y in C h a p e l a n d at t h e G a t h e r -

that he assigns unnecessary and o v e r - g e n e r a l i z e d labels t o a g r o u p

a t t e n t i o n to t h e i n c o n s i s t e n c i e s in

ized t h e " t r u t h " a n d c a n d i r e c t d i s -

sexual person can completely

h i s a r g u m e n t s . ) T h e l a b e l i n g of sexuality ( h o m o , hetero or other-

cussion surrounding the GayS t r a i g h t F o r u m t o w a r d s his truth is

c h a n g e a s t r o n g l y held b e l i e f , w e f e e l that s e e i n g t h e i m p a c t of h u r t -

w i s e ) as a b e h a v i o r is s i m p l y incor-

presumptuous and arrogant. T h e

f u l l a n g u a g e o n real p e o p l e w o u l d

rect. L a b e l T w o : T h e d e f m e r of T r u t h .

e n t i r e b a s i s of a d i s c u s s i o n is that p e o p l e with d i f f e r e n t i d e a s of t h e

m a k e Daniel and others w h o use this l a n g u a g e t h i n k t w i c e a b o u t it.

heterosexual? He himself argues that sex is " h o l y e c s t a s y f o u n d in a

R e g a r d l e s s of w h e t h e r o r not o n e

truth c o m e t o g e t h e r to s h a r e t h e m

A l t h o u g h w e m a y not a g r e e with

c u s s e d , w e are m i s s i n g o u t o n t h e p o i n t of c o l l e g e . W e a p p r e c i a t e t h e

committed marriage dedicated to

m u s t c o n c e d e that o u r ideas of truth

with o t h e r s . Label Three: " H o m o s e x u a l s " are

e v e r y t h i n g that c o m e s o u t of o p e n d i s c u s s i o n , t h e least w e c a n d o is

G o d . " D a n i e l is not m a r r i e d a n d if

are being constantly redefined as

a nameless, faceless and abstract

listen a n d try to u n d e r s t a n d .

o p p o r t u n i t y t o v o i c e o p i n i o n s in t h e

h e b e l i e v e s s e x is to be s a v e d o n l y

Anchor, and last w e e k , Daniel

f o r m a r r i a g e , then he h a s n e v e r e n -

we learn and e x p e r i e n c e more. T h e r e is n o part of society that h a s

concept. To throw around terms such as " d e s t r u c t i v e , " " b a c k w a r d s "

M i l l e r ( ' 0 5 ) took a d v a n t a g e of this

g a g e d in " h o l y e c s t a s y . " S o h o w then, d o e s he k n o w h e is a h e t e r o -

a g r e e d on t h e " t r u t h " a b o u t h o m o -

and "tainted homosexual c o n f u -

Chris Lee ('02)

sexuality- religious communities

s i o n " is highly o f f e n s i v e at best. W e

Cathy Wemette ('02)

ing. W e attend a C h r i s t i a n C o l l e g e , a n d w h i l e t h e C h r i s t i a n a s p e c t is i m p o r t a n t t o m a n y , it is e q u a l l y i m p o r t a n t to r e a l i z e w e a r e at a c o l lege- an institution of h i g h e r learning. If o u r beliefs a r e not c h a l l e n g e d and c o n t r o v e r s i a l topics a r e not dis-

o p p o r t u n i t y in his letter to t h e Edi-

tor, ( O p i n i o n , 2 / 2 7 ) . In this spirit

to which he does not belong. Label One: Homosexuality and heterosexuality as " b e h a v i o r s . " H o w d o e s D a n i e l k n o w that h e is

b e l i e v e s in an a b s o l u t e T r u t h , o n e

Graduating senior disgusted with "'Christian' brothers and sisters To the Editor: H o p e is a C h r i s t i a n c o l l e g e a n d that is w h y I c a m e h e r e f o u r y e a r s ago. I quit g o i n g to C h a p e l e a r l y in

out of c o n t e x t a n d used t o s u p p o r t a r g u m e n t s that a r e f l a w e d to b e g i n with ( G e n e s i s 19:1-11, R o m a n s

B i b l e d o e s a n d d o e s not s a y a b o u t h o m o s e x u a l i t y - 1 will t h e r e f o r e not try to d o so with a f e w q u o t e s a n d

w o u l d c h o o s e to be r e s p e c t f u l of all

//

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

"You, therefore, h a v e no excuse,

of s e x u a l o r i e n t a t i o n at this s c h o o l . To g r a n t t h e G a y - S t r a i g h t - F o r u m

y o u w h o p a s s j u d g e m e n t on s o m e o n e e l s e , f o r at w h a t e v e r point y o u

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

j u d g e t h e other, y o u a r e c o n d e m n -

my freshman year because I didn't

used in slanted o r o n e - s i d e d d i s c u s -

o p i n i o n s c r a m m e d into a single letter t o t h e editor. H o w e v e r , I d o s e e

a g r e e with their m e s s a g e s . N o w as

s i o n s of sexuality). F r o m t h o s e par-

t h e h a n d i w o r k of t h e d e v i l r i g h t

g r o u p will p r o m o t e c a m p u s d i a l o g u e o n the s u b j e c t . P e r h a p s o n e

ing y o u r s e l f , b e c a u s e y o u w h o pas s j u d g e m e n t d o t h e s a m e t h i n g s . " It

a senior, I p r a c t i c a l l y w a n t to dis-

ticular passages s o m e assumptions are m a d e about the Bible's stance

h e r e at o u r g l o r i o u s C h r i s t i a n col-

d a y t h e a w a r e n e s s will create an e n -

w o u l d b e e a s y f o r m e t o attack y o u

lege. W e ' v e b e e n fighting and p o i n t i n g f i n g e r s at w h o ' s g o i n g to

vironment for a more hospitable c a m p u s a n d c h a p e l for p e o p l e like

f o r y o u r d i f f e r i n g b e l i e f s , but I try hard to let G o d be t h e only j u d g e in

Hell a n d w h o isn't, all b e c a u s e of a lack of u n d e r s t a n d i n g . A s I n e a r t h e

m e in the f u t u r e . To D a n i e l M i l l e r ( O p i n i o n , 2/27) and p e o p l e like

m y life. I ask y o u to d o t h e s a m e .

c l b s e of m y c o l l e g e career, I wish to d o s o with m y c o n s c i e n c e still

him: I applaud and encourage your

o w n m y s e l f f r o m s o m e of m y " C h r i s t i a n " b r o t h e r s a n d sisters b e c a u s e of their h o l i e r - t h a n - t h o u attitude. Certain "Christians" continually e m b a r r a s s m e with their actions a n d rhetoric, e s p e c i a l l y o n s u b j e c t s r e g a r d i n g h u m a n sexuality. Biblical p a s s a g e s a r e o f t e n t a k e n

1:25-27 and Jude 7 are c o m m o n l y

on homosexuality and about homos e x u a l i t y itself, m i s c o n s t r u i n g the B i b l e ' s d e n o u n c e m e n t of r a p e as a d e n o u n c e m e n t of h o m o s e x u a l i t y for instance. T h e r e are scholars w h o r e s e a r c h a n d d i s c u s s f o r years trying to d i s c e r n e x a c t l y w h a t the

intact, so I will m a k e a f e w requests. T h e A d m i n i s t r a t i o n : T h e r e is a

e f f o r t s t o g o to G S F and I also e n courage you to read past R o m a n s 1:25-27, through R o m a n s 2:1.

Meryl Humphrey ('02)

Gay-Straight Forum member invites students to find person behind words To t h e E d i t o r : Be careful. Please. W h e t h e r y o u

ment m a d e and opinion voiced, c o m e s f r o m a p e r s o n . T h e verbal

believe

s t o n e s w e t h r o w h a v e targets. I d o not b e l i e v e in h o l d i n g dia-

Truth

regarding

h o m o s e x u l a i t y is s o m e t h i n g to be wrestled with o r p r o c l a i m e d , d o not forget that every letter written, c o m -

l o g u e via a n e w s p a p e r , but I b e l i e v e in d i a l o g u e . Talk to m e . I w a n t to

alties are high e n o u g h .

talk with y o u . E - m a i l m e . C o r n e r

It h a s b e e n p a i n f u l for m e to start

m e a f t e r c l a s s , a f t e r an O p u s Artscape, before a V W S reading,

seeing p e o p l e o u t s i d e of n e w s p r i n t . It will m o s t likely be painful for you

o r pull m e o u t of W I O o r A m n e s t y I n t e r n a t i o n a l . C o m e to R I S E .

as well. H o w e v e r , the c o n s e q u e n c e s to c o n t i n u i n g this f a c e l e s s

C h r i s t i n a Van R e g e n m o r t e r ( ' 0 3 ) ,

C o m e to G S F .

argument are too heavy. T h e casu-

a G S F member.


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SpotligHt

M a r c K 6, 2 0 0 2

Kick lines, hip hop, ripples and pompoms are all f e m a l e , " Tyndell said.

have tryouts in the spring and per-

would choose four committee

However, they have been conside r i n g w a y s of including m a l e s by

f o r m at all the varsity m e n ' s bask e t b a l l g a m e s a s well as all t h e

c h a i r p e r s o n s and t w o captains. T w o of the c h a i r s w o u l d be in c h a r g e of

i n c o r p o r a t i n g t h e m into o n e m a j o r p e r f o r m a n c e per season or involv-

h o m e football g a m e s the f o l l o w i n g

c o n s i d e r e d . In fact, e v e r y t h i n g w a s

f u n d r a i s i n g . w h i l e the o t h e r t w o w o u l d be in c h a r g e of the treasury

ready for the g r o u p to b e c o m e a stu-

ing them in other e v e n t s related to

Tyndell said. T h e t w o h a v e talked a b o u t plans

The pompom squad hopes to join the club sports ranks

since last year, but steps are finally falling into p l a c e for the team to be

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dent organization, but they d e c i d e d

W h e n H e a l h e r Q u a l m a n (*04)

the c l u b sport rules w o u l d better fit

and Liz Tyndell ( ' 0 4 ) met during the Pull, they w e r e both missing an-

the s q u a d . " W e h a v e an a d v i s o r all lined

other type of t e a m w o r k : p o m p o m

up,"

said

Tyndell.

"It's

Deb

the team. Although nothing is finalized, the w o m e n say the a d m i n i s t r a t i v e reaction has b e e n e n c o u r a g i n g . " W e ' v e g o t t e n a really p o s i t i v e

year. Although Hope

already h a s a

women

different.

ing on b e c o m -

"We don't talk or yell or a n y -

ing a club sport and o b t a i n i n g a bud-

r e s p o n s e , " Tyndell said. " T h e y ' v e been c a u t i o u s , but d e f i n i t e l y will-

school for t h r e e y e a r s as well as

c h e e r l e a d e r in high s c h o o l . " If the s q u a d is a c l u b sport, they

ing to help... T h e y w a n t s o m e t h i n g

thing. and we d o n ' t d o tumbling." Qualman

that's long-standing."

said. " I t ' s very precise... It

near by and w a s on the s a m e allstar team o n e year. H e a t h e r w a s o n her high s c h o o l ' s varsity squad f r e s h m a n , s o p h o m o r e and j u n i o r

be

^

" te'sfyery precise... It has the idea to do with visual effect they have in m i n d of

- H e a t h e r

years. "I w a s also on the All-stars f o r

a traditional p o m p o m squad. If they

t w o years," Q u a l m a n said. W h e n the girls d i s c o v e r e d their

d e n t s w o u l d be r e q u i r e d to h a v e

were a student organization, all stu-

similar b a c k g r o u n d s , they d e c i d e d

e q u a l o p p o r t u n i t y in the g r o u p . " W e ' r e looking for a team of

t o look i n t o s t a r t i n g a p o m p o m

a b o u t 16 g i r l s , " Q u a l m a n s a i d .

s q u a d at H o p e . A l t h o u g h all their

" W e ' r e h o p i n g to go t h r o u g h a try-

e x p e r i e n c e m i g h t be intimidating, they say skill is not necessarily re-

out p r o c e s s . " M o r e than 5 5 girls s h o w e d up at

quired to be a part of the club.

the g r o u p ' s initial m e e t i n g to lest

Q u a l m a n

T h e administra-

fectS o m e o f t h e pre-

looking

cise moves mem-

short-lived c l u b that will f i z z l e o u t within a year or t w o w h e n its principle o r g a n i z e r s g r a d u a t e . T h e w o m e n h o p e to receive s o m e

get. " T h e p u r p o s e o f creating this all-girls' team is

has to d o with visual ef-

tion is not

a n ( ' 0 4 ) , foorr o t h e r

to p r o v i d e girls here on campus a new opportunity to b e a c t i v e o n c a m p u s and take part in a structured or-

b e r s of p o m p o m s q u a d s learn are

ganization to build leadership

r e m i n i s c e n t of

and t e a m w o r k skills as well

Britney Spearsstyle hip h o p d a n c e m o v e s . T h e y also i n c l u d e kick lines, ripples a n d

a s well. T h e s q u a d will raise the re-

rounds. Q u a l m a n and Tyndell h a v e f o u n d

m a i n i n g f u n d s n e e d e d for u n i f o r m s and similar necessities. T h e y will

a m o d e l t o fashion the c l u b after. " W e ' r e going to run it kind of like

not plan on going all-out for the first

M S U M o t i o n r u n s t h e i r s , " Tyndell said. M S U M o t i o n is t h e M i c h i g a n State U n i v e r s i t y p o m p o m s q u a d .

financial s u p p o r t f r o m the c o l l e g e

" A n y o n e w h o ' d be excited about

the a m o u n t of interest o n c a m p u s .

year. " W e ' r e h o p i n g to d o at least half

b e i n g involved in s o m e t h i n g n e w

A l t h o u g h the g r o u p will consist of

o f the h o m e varsity m e n ' s basket-

o n c a m p u s and w h o is e a g e r , w h o

only w o m e n as regular m e m b e r s ,

ball g a m e s , " Q u a l m a n said.

would m a k e the c o m m i t m e n t to the

they d o not intend to b e sexist.

are

s i m p l y focus-

social work d e p a r t m e n t . S h e w a s a

will

unity. For now, however, the

S w a n s o n f r o m the s o c i o l o g y and

All-star T e a m , " Tyndell said. Q u a l m a n attended a high school

team

s q u a d , p o m p o m is

squad. "I w a s o n varsity p o m in my high being on M i d - A m e r i c a n P o m p o m

and

cheerleading

as s e l f - r e s p e c t , d e t e r m i n a t i o n and m o t i v a t i o n , " Q u a l m a n said. T h e y e n c o u r a g e a n y o n e interested t o take a closer look despite the fact that t h e r e h a s n ' t b e e n any o f f i c i a l a n n o u n c e m e n t s s i n c e the first meeting. " M a i n l y , i t ' s b e e n by w o r d o f m o u t h , " Tyndell said. A n y o n e interested in b e c o m i n g i n v o l v e d in t h e t e a m c a n e m a i l

T h e s e p e r f o r m a n c e s w o u l d be on

internal, with n o hired c o a c h . In-

Qualman at heather.qualm a n @ h o p e . e d u o r T y n d e l l at

"Traditionally, p o m p o m s q u a d s

a trial basis. T h e g r o u p w o u l d then

stead, the m e m b e r s of the team

elizabeth.tyndell@hope.edu.

usual fall n u m b e r of 6 0 + s t u d e n t s , "

the s t u d e n t ' s responsibilities are,"

S o b a n i a said. Kristy T r u a x ( ' 0 2 ) , w h o s p e n t

S o b a n i a said. In addition to that, S o b a n i a holds

P l a s m a n said. T h e International E d u c a t i o n De-

first s e m e s t e r in France, w a s sched-

a n orientation p r o g r a m for all stu-

p r o g r a m s in c o u n t r i e s that are c o n -

uled to fly to F r a n c e on S e p t e m b e r I I . 2 0 0 1 . D e s p i t e the s e v e r a l - d a y

d e n t s g o i n g abroad for a s e m e s t e r

sidered s a f e for travel by the United

or a year. T h i s usually c o v e r s is-

delay she encountered getting there,

s u e s like jet lag, staying in contact with people, and

States State D e p a r t m e n t . A list of a p p r o v e d c o u n t r i e s is a v a i l a b l e at

t e a m [ w o u l d be c o n s i d e r e d ] , "

The Hope squad would be more

STUDY f r o m 1

T r u a x still felt s a f e in

-

France.

j

• "There

%

are a lot of security

We have students all around the world this semester.

measures: a security

- N e a l

program to monitor problems and

credits and grades. Then a

t i n g e n c y plan as well as key c o n -

t a t i o n is h e l d

tacts on the g r o u n d in foreign coun-

with faculty w h o are f a m i l -

tries that p r o v i d e very reliable in-

iar with the lo-

cation and can o f f e r their expertise.

d e s i g n e d to get a t t e n t i o n , " S o b a n i a said. S o m e t i m e s t h e s e b a c k u p plans

armed

T r u a x , w h o a l s o s t u d i e d in J e r u s a l e m d u r i n g the fall of 2 0 0 0 ,

"I d o n ' t really feel u n s a f e travel-

said that s h e felt well p r e p a r e d for

ing b e c a u s e I fly a lot.

h a v e an 'it w o n ' t h a p p e n to m e '

the Jerusalem program. " T h e r e are a lot of great p r o g r a m s

kind of sentiment also."

h e r e to p r e p a r e [ o n e for] s t u d y i n g

w o r r i e s still exist. A c c o r d i n g to the February 27. 2 0 0 2 New York T i m e s , last m o n t h p a s s e n g e r traffic d e c l i n e d I 4 . 7 percent f r o m J a n u a r y 2 0 0 0 despite a 16.1 percent d e c l i n e in airfares. Jim P l a s m a n ( ' 0 3 ) . w h o studied

S o b a n i a , e a c h p r o g r a m has a c o n -

second orien-

g u a r d s in the s u b w a y s . " Truax said.

N a t i o n w i d e , h o w e v e r , travelling

http://travel.state.gov. If an e m e r g e n c y w e r e to h a p p e n , a c c o r d i n g to

f o r m a t i o n r e g a r d i n g safety. " W h a t y o u s e e o n t h e n e w s is

S o b a n i a

Maybe I

p a r t m e n t only o f f e r s s t u d y - a b r o a d

a b r o a d . I t o o k a c l a s s w i t h Dr. Penrose called Modern Middle East, a n d I ' m i n v o l v e d in the M o d e l A r a b L e a g u e , so that helped to p r e p a r e m e for J e r u s a l e m , " Truax said. P l a s m a n also took

are put t o use. W h i l e T r u a x w a s s t u d y i n g in J e r u s a l e m , she w a s e v a c u a t e d to

ANCHOR

an independent state and e s c a l a t e d

c o n f l i c t , P l a s m a n did not feel

d u r i n g Ariel S h a r o n ' s c a m p a i g n for

threatened. " M o s t of the protests were peace-

p r i m e minister. "1 felt s a f e in J e r u s a l e m , but in retrospect. [I see that] it w a s g o o d that I l e f t . " Truax said. T h e J e r u s a l e m P r o g r a m is h a s

d o w n the streets at night, but 1 fell

for

b e e n o n - h o l d since then b e c a u s e o f the c o n t i n u i n g v i o l e n c e , and the

T r u a x said s h e saw s o m e antiA m e r i c a n s e n t i m e n t in J e r u s a l e m ,

possibility of b e g i n n i n g a p r o g r a m

but overall the attitude was very ac-

in Jordan has b e e n m e n t i o n e d . W h i l e P l a s m a n w a s in A r g e n -

cepting. " T h e s e n s e o f h o s p i t a l i t y in J e r u s a l e m is o v e r w h e l m i n g and re-

in A r g e n t i n a f r o m July to S e p t e m -

his trip to Argentina.

sever e c o n o m i c difficulties and

ber. also f e e l s relatively s a f e trav-

"You really c a n ' t

the u n e m p l o y m e n t rate rose t o

eling post S e p t e m b e r I Ith. "It w a s s o m e t h i n g that h a p p e n e d o n c e , and I d o n ' t let it b o t h e r me.

eyes

T h e r e are c e r t a i n p r e c a u t i o n s to

opened to a lot of

take, and certain p l a c e s that o n e s h o u l d n ' t g o . but I still feel s a f e . " P l a s m a n said. To p r e p a r e f a c u l t y l e a d e r s and students for what they are to expect overseas. S o b a n i a and his staff hold a Risk and R e s p o n s i b i l i t y Work-

20%.

prepare for this [kind of trip]. M y

" T h e r e w e r e s e v e r a l protests while I was there by teachers, stu-

were

d e n t s , doc tors... you

things. I w a s fi-

n a m e it. A l o t o f Argen-

n a I I y

t i n i a n s wanted to

able to see the

shop that every faculty m e m b e r tak-

w o r l d from a

ing students o f f - c a m p u s for m o r e

point-of-

than o n e night m u s t attend. "It's alerting leaders to what their responsibilities are and also help-

v i e w that

ing t h e m layout very clearly what

c a n , "

I

isn't

leave the country," Plasman said. Despite being in the midst of the

AmeriANCHOR

ful. I d i d n ' t feel p e r s o n a l l y threate n e d ; it w a s kind of weird t o w a l k

Cypress. Violence had erupted o v e r the Palestinians struggle

tina, the g o v e r n m e n t s u f f e r e d

class to prepare for

PHOTO COURTESY JIM PLASMAN

Argentinians protest in La Plata. Despite international unrest, Hope students continue to study abroad.

G R A P H I C C O U R T E S Y KRISTY TRUAX A N D NICK D E N I S

s a f e o t h e r w i s e , " P l a s m a n said.

ally u n i q u e , " Truax said. Instead. Truax e n c o u n t e r e d m o r e anti-American sentiment in Europe. " P e o p l e a s s u m e that b e c a u s e y o u ' r e A m e r i c a n , you represent the g o v e r n m e n t . If t h e y d o n ' t a g r e e with [actions taken by] the A m e r i c a n g o v e r n m e n t , they see y o u in a negative light," Truax said. P l a s m a n said that the antiA m e r i c a n s e n t i m e n t in A r g e n t i n a was minimal. *'1 personally d i d n ' t feel that kind of s e n t i m e n t . I think that antiA m e r i c a n s e n t i m e n t is actually in the minority. You j u s t h a v e to be polite and abide by cultural c u s t o m s a n d m o s t p e o p l e are really nice," P l a s m a n said.


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Women's B-ball headed to Sweet Sixteen round Hope defeats Thomas More College to move on to the next round

r

1

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r:

2 7 t h w i n of the s e a s o n .

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Another feat accomp l i s h e d w a s the m o s t w i n s i n - a s e a s o n b y the

J

women's team. 4i

Ben DeHaan

that we

played a great g a m e to-

SPORTS EWTOR

Enlering Saturday's g a m e against Thomas

I thought

d a y , " said M o r e h o u s e .

College,

"It w a s a very c o m p e t i -

Hope College head coach Brian

tive g a m e , but w e just

Morehouse

stucj w o w h a t w e d o to

NCAA

More was

0-3

in

tournament competition.

win,

and

when

M o r e h o u s e d i d n ' t let t h i s a f f e c t h i s

c h a n c e s c a m e , the girls

a

took a d v a n t a g e of them."

and

T h e Dutch entered the

after

successful regular season M1AA tournament.

A K C H O F t P H O T O C O U R T E S Y OF PUBLIC RELATIONS

Coach VanWieren instructs his players on the bench.

the

team's

performence

Y

• O P *

Hope loses in NCAA

g a m e the favorite, but

A f t e r a b a c k a n d f o r t h first h a l f ,

the

underdog

Saints AMCHOff

P H O T O BY R O B O N D R A

the F l y i n g D u t c h w e r e able to

s h o w e d n o i n t e r e s t in

capitalize their attacks o n their w a y

H o p e d o m i n a t i n g the

to d e f e a t i n g the Saints 8 7 - 7 6 .

game. The two teams exchanged

6 7 - 6 3 w i t h 8 : 2 5 l e f t . A f t e r t h i s , it

hits o n both

w a s all H o p e . T h e y o u t c s c o r e d the

Not only d o e s w a s the H o p e ' s first N C A A t o u r n a m e n t victory s i n c e 1 9 9 0 , but it w a s M o r e h o u s e ' s

T h e first

Jodi Boom ('02) drives to the hoop.

offense and defense.

S a i n t s 2 0 - 1 3 in t h e f i n a l s e v e n m i n -

m i n u t e s of the half be-

utes to seal the D u t c h victor and a

l o n g e d to T h o m a s M o r e , primarily

8

rebounds, Mike V a n H e k k e n ( ' 0 3 ) c h i p p e d in 13

John

points and Chad Carlson ( 03)

SPORTS EDITOR

added 9 points and 6 boards

T h e Flying Dutchmen defeated

T h e D u t c h m e n d i d n o t let the

ever, the Flying Dutch roared back

W i l m i n g t o n , O h i o t o t a k e o n the

in t h e N C A A t o u r n a m e n t b e f o r e

Norbert's.

to t a k e the lead again. T h e S a i n t s

W i l m i n g t o n Q u a k e r s on Friday. A

losing a n o t h e r close m a t c h to the

m o u n t e d c o m e b a c k s of their o w n ,

v i c t o r y w o u l d p u t H o p e in t h e

n u m b e r o n e t e a m in t h e c o u n t r y ,

w e r e n ' t s c a r e d , a n d I t h o u g h t th«

and by the time the h a l f t i m e buzzer

N C A A q u a r t e r f i n a l s T h i s looks to

C a r t h a g e C o l l e g e , 6 3 - 5 7 . H o p e fin-

w a s a b i g t e s t i m o n y t o o u r tear.;,

b e the biggest c h a l l e n g e of the year

ished the s e a s o n 21-9, an M I A A

and for next y e a r s ' team also," T r y

the lead f r o m each other eight dif-

for

tournament championship, and

ferent times.

W i l m i n g t o n is r a n k e d n u m b e r t h r e e

lor said. T h e D u t c h m e n v a n q u i s h e d the

The teams shot

will

the

now

Flying

travel

Dutch,

as

in t h e n a t i o n .

high hopes for next season.

" I t h o u g h t w e p l a y e d l i k e v\e

" I t h i n k that w e a c c o m p l i s h e d a

G r e e n K n i g h t s in H o o s i e r - e s q u e

t h e y b o t h hit 5 6 p e r c e n t f r o m the

" T h e y are an u n b e l i e v a b l y g o o d

lot o f t h i n g s t h e last p a r t o f o u r s e a -

f a s h i o n , a s T r a v i s S p a m a n ( ' 0 5 ; .i(

f l o o r . T h e S a i n t s , t h o u g h , w e r e the

team, and they have a big advan-

son for us to feel g o o d a b o u t , " said

a n 18 f o o t j u m p , s h o t w i t h u n d e r a

ones w a l k i n g into the locker r o o m

t a g e p l a y i n g at h o m e .

Glenn VanWieren, Hope College

s e c o n d left in the g a m e .

with a slender 4 5 - 4 4 lead o v e r the

y o u n g , but c a p a b l e of b e i n g a na-

"They [Thomas More] played incredibly aggressive," M o r e h o u s e . said.

"But

I never

seriously

d o u b t e d the ability of our team.

I

k n e w that w e c o u l d w i n t h i s g a m e . "

T h e y are

O n c e again, O v e r b e e k w a s the

head basketball coach.

leading scorer for the D u t c h m e n

tional contender, and have the best

In b o t h g a m e s t h e F l y i n g D u t c h -

r e b o u n d i n g t e a m in t h e c o u n t r y , "

m e n fell behind early, but battled

and r e c o r d e d his

said M o r e h o u s e .

We have the

b a c k t o s t a y in t h e g a m e . O n S a t u r -

d o u b l e o f t h e y e a r , c h a l k i n g u p 16

t o u g h e s t s e c t i o n a l in t h e n a t i o n , a n d

day night against Carthage, the

p o i n t s a n d g r a b b i n g 10 r e b o u n d s .

it w i l l o n l y g e t h a r d e r . W e c a n n o t

D u t c h m e n t r a i l e d b y a s m a n y a s 16

VanHekken

p o i n t s in t h e s e c o n d h a l f b e f o r e

points and S p a m a n scored 8.

a f f o r d to play poorly h e r e . "

13th d o u b l e -

followed with

13

proved

Gametime against Wilmington

c l a w i n g their w a y back into the

T h e entire g a m e w a s a battle be-

With under ten

o n F r i d a y is at 7 : 3 0 . If H o p e w i n s ,

g a m e and lying the score with 7:21

tween each t e a m ' s big men, pitting

m i n u t e s to play a n d H o p e trailing

t h e y will p l a y S a t u r d a y at 7 : 3 0 p . m .

to" p l a y in t h e h a l f . T h e s c o r e w a s

Hope's Overbeek against Saint

at W i l m i n g t o n a g a i n s t t h e w i n n e r

still e v e n w i t h five m i n u t e s l e f t in

Norbert's

of D e P a u w University and H a r d i n -

the half b e f o r e C a r t h a g e b e g a n to

Overbeek c a m e out on top despite

S i m m o n s College.

pull a w a y . " W e d e f e n d e d like crazy. M a t t

foul trouble, f o r c i n g H o f f m a n n to

T a y l o r ( ' 0 4 ) really sparked u s on

f o r 17 p o i n t s .

Morehouse's correct again.

words

6 3 - 6 1 , the D u t c h looked to C o l l e e n Corey ('03).

C o r e y nailed two

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

Hockey Club finishes fifth Ban DeHaan

a n d

opened the tournament against SaL

Flying Dutch.

Amy Brower (*02) shoots from three point range

points

r a n k e d 15th in t h e c o u n t r y , 5 4 - 5 3

e q u a l l y in f i e l d g o a l p e r c e n t a g e , a s

P H O T O BY R O B O N OR A

D u t c h m e n on Saturday with 20

Saint Norbert's College, which w a s

Hope

sounded, the t w o teams had taken

AMCHOff

0 v e r b i ! e k ( . 0 3 ) | e d the

to

s p o t in t h e S w e e t S i x t e e n . .

first f e w f r e e t h r o w a t t e m p t s . H o w -

fimmm

^

i n e x p e r i e n c e affect t h e m as they

b e c a u s e H o p e w e n t 0 for 4 o n their

31

Flying Dutchmen end season after loss in NCAA tournament

d e f e n s e and scored s o m e key basloss

did

not

Hoffmann.

s h o o t o n l y 7 f o r 19 f r o m t h e f l o o r O v e r b e e k is o n e o f five r e t u r n ing s t a r t e r s f o r t h e D u t c h m e n , w h o

kets,"" VanWieren said. The

Nathan

dim

the

graduate just

one senior, Todd

W e w e r e all r e a l l y t i r e d b e c a u s e the

cit g o i n g i n t o t h e final p e r i o d . T h e

g a m e s t a r t e d at 7 : 1 5 a . m . a n d w e

C o w b o y s w o u l d s c o r e a g a i n six

D u t c h m e n ' s s p i r i t s , n o r d i d it p u t a

h a d t o b e u p at 5 a . m . It t o o k u s a

m i n u t e s into the third period, and

d a m p e r on what they achieved over

tied the g a m e u p w i t h five m i n u t e s

giate National Ice H o c k e y C h a m -

D i c k i n s o n said.

In s u d d e n d e a t h o v e r t i m e ,

the past f e w w e e k s . " W e beat Calvin. We w o n our

different ways during the season

c o m p e t e d at the A m e r i c a n Colle-

while

W y o m i n g ended their c o m e b a c k

league tournament, w e cut d o w n

W e h a v e a lot o f g u y s c o m i n g b a c k

with a final g o a l , s e a l i n g t h e v i c -

t h e n e t s at C a l v i n C o l l e g e . W e ' v e

if e v e r y b o d y s t a y s h e a l t h y in t h e

tory.

n e v e r d o n e t h a t in 2 5 y e a r s at H o p e

o f f s e a s o n . W e h a v e a lot o f h i g h

SPORTS EWTOR

The Hope College Hockey Club

p i o n s h i p s ( A C H A ) in A t l a n t a ,

to

get

adjusted

to

it,"

to go.

H o p e entered the third period

G e o r g i a last w e e k , a n d e n d e d w i t h

d e t e r m i n e d to w i n , t h o u g h .

They

a positive record.

In t h e t w e l v e

finally got on the board with just

team t o u r n a m e n t , the D u t c h m e n

o v e r ten m i n u t e s l e f t in the g a m e ,

"It w a s a tough loss," D i c k i n s o n

left the w e e k e n d with a record of

o n J e r e m y Von E i t z e n ' s (403) goal.

2-1, attaining a 5th place finish.

William Farrar ('05) then added a

h o p e s for next year, so w e will

s a i d . " W e j u s t let u p a n d that w a s

N C A A tournament and

d e f i n a t e l y w o r k h a r d in t h e o f f s e a -

e n o u g h t o let t h e m b a c k i n t o t h e

game. We k n o w that w e belong

" W e played really well," said

goal of his o w n a n d John S e d o n

game.

( ' 0 5 ) secured the win with a goal

o n their t e a m , but w e w e r e the bet-

( ' 0 5 ) . "It w a s incredible for us to

in t h e f i n a l m i n u t e t o g i v e H o p e a

ter t e a m . W e d e s e r v e d t o w i n t h a t

d o this well b e c a u s e w e had the t o u g h e s t b r a c k e t in t h e c o m p e t i -

3-1 victory. On Saturday

m o r n i n g , the

game." H o p e took on took the Univer-

tion."

D u t c h m e n took on the University

sity o f F l o r i d a G a t o r s o n S a t u r d a y .

H o p e opened up the tournament

of W y o m i n g , the d e f e n d i n g na-

H o p e dominated Florida, shutting

competition with a g a m e against

tional champions. John Collins

them out 4-0. Sedon, Matt Wynalda

Georgetown University.

Midway

('03) scored seven minutes into the

( ' 0 3 ) e a c h scored, and J e r e m y Von

t h r o u g h t h e first p e r i o d , t h e H o y a s

first p e r i o d , a n d H o p e h e l d o n t o

Eitzen scored two for Hope.

s c c r e d t h e first goal o f t h e g a m e .

t h e l e a d at t h e e n d o f t h e p e r i o d .

V o n E i t z e n ( ' 0 3 ) w a s in g o a l all

T h e y r e m a i n e d ahead 1-0 into the

O n l y o n e minute into the second

weekend for the D u t c h m e n .

s e c o n d p e r i o d w h e n t h e p o w e r in

p e r i o d , C o l l i n s p u t t h e p u c k into the

Hope also had two team m e m -

the entire arena turned off. After a

net again, and w o u l d have another

bers honored, as Wynalda collected

d e l a y to get the p o w e r b a c k on, the

e n c o u n t e r w i t h n i n e m i n u t e s in t h e

a first t o u r n a m e n t t e a m s e l e c t i o n ,

second period was finished.

s e c o n d to put H o p e a h e a d 3-0.

and Collins gained second team

" T h e g a m e with G e o r g e t o w n w a s r e a l l y t o u g h in t h e b e g i n n i n g .

e n d of the s e c o n d , f a c i n g a 3 - 1 d e f i -

a n d w e ' r e g o i n g t o m i s s h i m a lot.

C o l l e g e . W e g o t o u r s e l v e s i n t o the

defenseman George Dickinson

W y o m i n g struck back near the

Bloemers ('02). " T o d d l e a d o u r t e a m in a lot o f

won a

son," Taylor said.

T h e y had s o m e good guys

Ben

honors. T h e D u t c h m e n end their h o c k e y s e a s o n at 1 3 - 1 2 - 0 .

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