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a n d e s p e c i a l l y will c o n s i d e r the story/history issue in the light of current discussions of Theology as Narrative.' " Anderson is this y e a r ' s Danforth speaker. The Annual Danforth Lecture P r o g r a m was established by the Danforth Foundation of St. Louis, Missouri "to deepen and e n l a r g e the religious dimension of the campus family through speakers who can reflect on the broad, interdenominational and yet positive sense of the Judaeo-Christian perspectives of life and existence." Anderson is currently the president of the Society of Biblical Literature, and is the author of many books, including

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At a meeting hold earlier this week, the Academic Affairs Board decided upon a new course outline for the forgeign language core curriculum. The new course outline will make full use of the two-year-old intensive language system in all of the modern language courses 'except Russian). The intensive system will l)e cut down to only four credits for the first semester of the language requirement and three credits tor the second semester. A third, optional, semester of intensive language study for three credits will also be offered. Alter the initial language core was decided upon, the Board further modified the core so that if the the third semester of the language was not taken, the student would have to take the full 12 credit hours from the cultural history requirement. If, on the other hand, the third semester of intensive language was taken, the student could use those last three credit hours to substitute for three credit hours of cultural history. Because of this new relationship between the foreign languages and cultural history they will be combined into a new section called the "Cultural History and 1 .anguage Requirement." According to Jon Huisken. registrar. "There are still some implementation problems that have to be considered" such as students presently in the process of working on their foreign language requirement. Courses such as Russian and the an-

cient languages, which cannot be easily taught in the intensive fashion, will simply be put on an analogous credit-hour framework. Despite the net drop in the actual number of credits of language required in the new system, the language department does not appear displeased with the newsetup. Jacob Nyenhuis. dean for the a r t s and humanities.stated that "while it is less than I would like to see, I feel rt is a compromise we can all live with." The entire project c a m e up for discussion Feb. 12 when the department of foreign languages chairwoman Ruth Todd brought to the Academic Affairs Board a request to review the foreign language core. The languages' present core has been in a state of relative confusion since the introduction of the experimental intensive program two years ago. The original request asked for several changes, the key proposal being that the language requirement be increased up to 10 credit hours. The 10 hours were to be broken down into a "sequence of four master classes and four review and reinforcement classes in the first semester, three master classes and three review and reinforcement classes in the second semester, and three class sessions in the third semester, for a total of 10 hours' credit." This proposal, however, met with strong resistance from most sides. Board members commented that their informal

polling of students revealed a strong disinterest in i n c r e a s i n g l a n g u a g e requirements. Also taken into consideration was that an increased core could turn students away from Hope.

The lecture will be held in Wichers Auditorium at 3:30 p.m. In addition, Anderson will join a group of Hope faculty for dinner Thursday night, have lunch with a group of selected students on Friday, and meet with the senior semester faculty m e m b e r s Friday afternoon. Past Danforth speakers at Hope include Howard Hageman of New Brunswick Theological Seminary, Julian Hartt of Yale University Divinity School, Douglas Meeks of Eden Theological Seminary, Bruce Rigdon of McCormick Theological Seminary, and Richard R. Niebuhr of Harvard University Divinity School.

Hornist to play at Dimnent French hornist Robert Routch will be featured in concert Thursday, March 20, a s part of H o p e s Young Concert Artists series. The concert, open to the public free of charge, will begin at 8 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel. Routch has performed extensively as a soloist in recitals, with orchestra, and as a guest with chamber music groups of distinction. He also appeared in the 197879 Hope series, and is back by popular demand. His solo appearances with orchestra include his debut performance with the Philadelphia Orchestra at 17 in the Strauss



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Italy; the Casals Festival in Puerto Rico; and the Marlboro Music Festival in Vermont, and has performed national tours with "Music from Marlboro" and "Tashi." He also a p p e a r s throughout the United States as a member of the Aulos Wind Quintet, which won the Naumburg Chamber Music Competition in 1978. He is a frequent guest with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, and has performed with soprano Benita Valente Schubert's "Auf dem Strom" at the Kennedy Center and in New York.

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ternships for Hope students in Pullman. Once will involve students in community organizing. They will observe the functioning of several neighborhood associations in various ethnic sections of Chicago. The North Pullman Neighborhood Association will be the special focus, as student interns work with that group as it seeks Federal, state, and city landmark designation and other responses from public agencies. Students Interested in communications, curatorial, and library work can intern at the Historic Pullman Center and the Newberry Library. Historical collections at both places are awaiting cataloging, analysis, and use in exhibits and media presentations about Pullman's history and significance. In another project students will in terview longtime residents of Pullman and families of Dutch descent who formerly lived in the Roseland neighborhood adjacent to Pullman. Interviewers will question the latter group about their flight from Roseland as ethnic residential patterns changed. These interviews will be preserved a s part of an oral-history project about the area. Students participating in these internships will be enrolled in the Chicago Metropolitan Center and its seminars on urban subjects. The Center's liaison person is Harry Boonstra, director of Jlope's libraries, who can answer questions about the program. For specific information about the Pullman internships, students should see Clark in the histor>'department. * The National Endowment for the Humanities grant will also enable Clark and Philip Van Eyl, professor of psychology, to develop a new senior seminar entitled "Environments in History." This will be taught for the first time in the fall semester of 1981, and will deal mainly with urban environments and how they have psychologically conditioned and affected people.

Dornemonn gives lecture William Dornemann, associate professor of German, will present a lecture as part of a series of humahity colloquiums on March 18 at 3; 15 p.m. His lecture on the changing attitudes of Christians during the Crusades will take place in the DeWitt faculty lounge and be followed by a question-and-answer session. Dornemann will present two historical epic poems as examples of these changing attitudes. His lecture will revolve around the Christians wanting to " r e f o r m these b a r b a r i a n s , " but instead finding a cultured, civilized society which caused them to question their true motives and purposes.

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Astronomer speaks on galaxies Arnold M. Heiser, director of the Dyer Astronomical Observatory of Vanderbilt University, will visit Hope Wednesday and Thursday, March 19 and 20, as part of the Harlow Shapley visiting lectureship p r o g r a m of the Ameracan Astronomical Society.





He will give two lectures which will be open to the public. The first, on "Stellar Associates and Galactic Clusters," will be given at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday in room 117 of the Physics-Math Building. The second lecture will be on "Galaxies and Cosmologies," in room 118 on Thursday morning at 9:30.








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Heiser received his Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Chicago and his m a s t e r ' s degree from Indiana University. He has been a visiting astronomer to the Kitt Peak National Observatory and is a m e m b e r of the A m e r i c a n A s t r o n o m i c a l Society, the R o y a l Astronomical Society, the International Astronomical Union, and the Sigma Xi.

Holland police officer Don McAllister and Mark Ennis of Public Safety investigate the vandalism in Van Zoeren. (photo by Lora Rector)

Creation I.N.C. brings faith to the stage Creation I N C . , a group of five Christian actors and actresses, will appear in the DeWitt Center on Friday, March 14 at 8 p.m. The group uses theatre, they say, "to minister . . . the abundant love that Jesus has given us . . . . and to share on a personal basis what Christ has done and is doing in our lives." The group s performances have ranged from small coffee houses to conventions, universities to churches, and institutions

to the world's largest naval base. Their material encompasses a variety of forms in theatrical production, including improvisational and vignette-type d r a m a , modern interpretive dance (liturgical dance), and song pantomime. The m e m b e r s of the group a r e Linda Sulfridge, director; Renee Bartusch; Edie P a t t e r s o n ; J a n e P e t e r s ; Ja^k Hill;

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J Thanks to the efforts of the computer science department, Hope has recently purchased 10 new TRS80 microcomputers for use by all, computer freak or not. The biggest benefit of the new computers is that you needn't be taking a course in order to use them; there is no password neccessary. All you have to do is simply turn one on and program your troubles away. This means that those who have only the most basic computer skills can begin to use it for just about anything area in which it could come in handy, from statistics homework to balancing and keeping track of budget expenses. There are even preprogrammed tapes which teach you how to type. For those who don't have the necessary skills or knowledge in the area of computer programming, no need to worry. With each of the computers there is also a small book which takes

the learner through all the principles of c o m p u t e r programming. In short, what the computer science department has done is to convince the school that computers have reached 'the point now where they are no longer for the sole use of those majoring in computer science. The computer has become an every-day occurrence and Hope has met this realization with open access computers. The second asset of the computers (aside from learning to program) is that they provide the perfect chance for students and faculty alike to learn about what computers can't do as well as what they can. If people who are normally on the receiving side of the computers learn now to program them as well, perhaps they will have a better understanding (through experience) of the causes behind computer foul-ups in every day life. The realization that telling a computer what to do may not be all that easy could no doubt further a student's true liberal arts education past the ivy halls. Thus, what the school has really done in purchasing these new computers is to (believe it or not) actually increase the liberal arts attitude of the College-not, for a change, by increased humanities, but rather by increased exposure to technology.

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Hope's recently adopted new foreign language requirement is a welcome alteration in the core curriculum; it also shows a noteworthy case of successful compromise on the part of those administrators involved. The requirement till now has consisted of a nine-hour language requirement and a 12-hour cultural heritage requirement21 hours in all. The requirement as it has been approved now gives the student a choice: he may take either three semesters of a language and three semesters of cultural studies, or two semesters of a language and four semesters of cultural studies. This adds up to either 10 credit hours of a language (the first semester consists of a four-hour course) and nine of culture, -or seven of language and 12 of culture-19 hours total. This is a two-credit-hour drop f r o m the p r e v i o u s total requirement in these areas, yet nothing appears to be omitted, The requirement now merely allows for a student's personal references and career goals to e considered and more effectively met. Further, the lowered number of required credit hours will look more appealing to prospective students. Hope's requirements, it



must be admitted, are more stringent than those of most colleges; this improvement in the curriculum will help, if only a little, to lessen the load-and, once again, without neglecting any academic area. A significant amount of cooperation and compromise between the departments is evident in this decision. The two previously separate requirements will now be merged under one heading as a single requirement, encompassing the areas . of language and cultural studies. Another significant alteration in the required curriculum was the decision to make all modern language courses used to fill this requirement intensive (with the single exception of Russian) under the Dartmouth system. Thus the system for teaching foreign languages at Hope will be consistent regardless of the language. __ a This development evidences growing unification of the foreign ing ur language _ i a g e department, which,i coupled with the merging of the language and cultural heritage core curriculum, is laudable. Hope might be said to be "getting its act together," and the foreign language department is much the better for it.


Washington reader writes Just about everyone will a g r e e tteit Washington a t t r a c t s * a n i n o r d i n a t e n u m b e r of s t r a n g e r s . Also expressed very often is the concern that, once there, many people forget who they a r e . where they have c o m e f r o m , and w h e r e they're headed. G e n e r a l Harold Johnson summed It up very well last week in a meeting with our group when he described Washington as " a surrealistic city, surrounded on all four sides by r e a l i t y . " I can't say my mind w a n d e r s out to Holland very -often, though it does happen; and I doubt that very m a n y Hopers give the Washington S e m e s t e r people much thought either. Nevertheless, I w a s eager to r e a d the Feb. 7 anchor that found its way out here recently. How comforted I was to find repose in that familiar m e s s e n g e r which in the past I found so easy to discard with only a perfunctory glance. Not this time. I read every article. I gloated over "Classtimes may c h a n g e . " I nodded approval a s I read about the new task force to study attrition. The adrenalin surged through my veins as 1 read the editorial opposing the draft. But I suppose that what really restored my faith in mankind w a s finding out that, at last, this y e a r ' s rush c a l e n d a r s a r e hanging in the c a f e t e r i a "in an orderly way . . . (though a few of them hang a bit a s k e w ) . " Well, even if a few of them a r e a bit askew, m y enthusiasm for this new development is in no way diminished. I heartily concur with the writer of the editorial that this should indeed go a long way toward promoting " s o m e s e m b l a n c e of sanity and humanity to one of Hope's time-honored traditions." And it was even done democratically. I noted, by a drawing. "Nice and c a l m and u n d e r s t a t e d - n o fists, no m a c h e t e s , no b l o o d s h e d . " Und e r s t a t e m e n t indeed! (No pun intended, really). I discussed the idea of sending letters to all the pledges with Steve, and we agreed that letters will help calm the situation. If nothing else, they're sure to provide clear evidence of Dave Vanderwel's maverick

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Ruedas discusses UN financing, peacekeeping by Marti Szilagyi down." other force. The armed forces are usually Last Thursday and F r i d a y Patricio In the UN itself the nationalists and the placed in a trouble spot after the outbreak Ruedas, Assistant Secretary General for internationalists have divided themselves of hostilities in order to prevent a reFinancial Services at the United Nations, into two opposing camps. European occurrence of fighting, maintain law and addressed Hope's 15th annual Model countries, especially France, are inorder, and to a( least begin to restore United Nations. terested in regionalism-getting away ?ome normalcy to a conflict area. The one As Assistant Secretary General of from centralization and "taking local characteristic that both types of Financial Services, Ruedas is responsible matters into their own hands." Thirdpeacekeeping operations share is that for "covering the finances for the United world nations are turning to separatism. they do not carry out enforcement acNations, is entrusted with the receipts of That is, they.favor severing ties with the tions. They may only enter a nation with contributions of the m e m b e r states, has mother country and becoming inthe 4 'consent and cooperation of the custody of their investments, disburses dependent political entities. However, the • powers involved " monies, controls the expenditures, and United Nations could serve as an "inFor this reason, he would not comment must submit to those m e m b e r states a strument whereby the strong, collective on the possible role of peacekeeping logical, coherent budget." states Ruedas. wi" can be translated into concrete acforces in Afghanistan. None of the parties In short, Ruedas' office finances the Thls Ruedas ' contends, should be have requested that sort of assistance United Nations in every aspect; Ruedas is accountable to Secretary General Kurt- Waldheim, but more Mj? ••••** • • •M-.W-xv l&jWr4vA. ' *'AV. vx specifically he must also answer to the F i f t h C o m m i t t e e of the G e n e r a l Assembly. He not only submits financial i M i l r e p o r t s , but he m a k e s particular recommendations to the representatives of the Fifth Committee for consideration. The United Nations is financed by an assessment of the 152 member states. The • •• General Assembly d e t e r m i n e s - this assessment every three years based on .•..v..,....-. ... each m e m b e r state's capacity to pay. Such factors a s the size of the Gross National Product, population, and the very fact of membership a r e taken into account. Essentially, nearly every citizen in the world pays to keep the United Nations wi operation through taxation. The current budget for the U.N. stands at $1250 million. Figures from Ruedas' Assistant Secretary General for Financial Services at the United Nations Patricio office indicate that the two main conRuedas speaks to a group of students in the DeWitt Center, (photo by Lora Rector) tributors to the 1980-82 budget a r e the Under the terms of the Charter, military United States and the Soviet Union. The the UN's focus over the next 20 years. During last Thursday's community enforcement actions are not permitted, United States contributes 25 percent hour, Ruedas discussed the effectiveness, Imposing economic sanctions against toward the total budget, with the U S S R, history, and f u t u r e of t h e UN Rhodesia was a legal move. following at 12 percent. Critics of the United Nations often Of special concern to Ruedas, he says, peacekeeping forces. Ruedas emphasized question the effectiveness of the forces, a r e the diminishing world resources. One that the United Nations is actively concerned with the problem of the world and Ruedas has much to say on the afmust first understand that the problem of firmative end. He cited the Middle East development demands I m m e d i a t e at- that the organization is the "nearest and Africa as examples. If forces had not tention. Secondly, the difficulties and approach to an international system. The endeavor and direction a r e there." been stationed in Zaire (Africa) from requirements of conservation must be 1960-1965, it probably would not be an d e l i b e r a t e d . Lastly, both r e s o u r c e Although the UN has not brought about independent nation or a member state of development and conservation a r e vital the cessation of hostilities in many parts of the world, it does provide a forum for the UN today. International comobjectives to work toward. Ruedas explications might have ensued had the pressed the hope that in the future these the m a j o r international leaders to discuss r i v a j factions broken off into splinter two elements could " b e interfaced in a and seek solutions for different conflicts. Peacekeeping, Ruedas stated, countries. Because of last year's peace total, coherent systems a p p r o a c h . " The starts u h e n there s the possibility ot accords at Camp David between Egypt U.N. could serve in that capacity. — — — Although the organization is far from a r m e d conflict." Article I of the United Nations Charter does not directly menachieving this goal, the basis for such a tion "peacekeeping" but it definitely systems approach exists. Ruedas implies it: "The purposes of the United primarily recommended that each of the Nations a r e to maintain international m e m b e r states " s p r u c e up its account peace and security." The Security s y s t e m . " One could not discuss the costs Council is the body respinsible for this and benefits in these a r e a s because the system lacked a concrete data base. most important domain. The operation of the peacekeeping forces a r e under the Ruedas believes improvements should be control of the Security Council. explored. There a r e two kinds of peacekeeping When asked his opinion concerning the forces. One is composed of military obpossibility of a single world government, servers, generally completely unarmed, Ruedas replied in the negative. He said who make sure that the conditions of a that such a systems approach taking hold truce, for example, a r e being met. They is "completely and absolutely imreport their findings to the Secretarypossible." In fact, Ruedas remarked, the General. National contingents of officers "entire structure of the UN would break and men. always a i m e d , comprise the • V.V


and Israel, the peacekeeping forces will end their long presence in the Sinai region next month. In every c a s e the UN peacekeeping forces have intervened in situations that ha^e reached the conflict stage or could potentially turn into one. Secondly, the parties involved wanted to either avoid or postpone further fighting. Finally, these conflict situations could have constituted a threat on a wider scale: world peace. In addition, the m a j o r world powers generally did not want to involve themselves because they feared that the antagonisms could escalate into a secondary conflict. If they entangled themselves too deeply, they could trigger an explosion of apocalytic proportions. For this reason, the permanent members of the Security Council would not attempt a veto. Particularly encouraging has been the response of smaller m e m b e r states not belonging to the permanent membership of the Security Council. They have been willing to contribute troops, logistical machinery, vehicles, and logistical support in general. For instance, Austria, Poland, Fijji, and Ireland cooperated by sending contingents of men to the Golan Heights between Israel and Syria. The smaller nations a r e reimbursed for the use of their troops and logistical support. The standard r a t e of payment is $680 a man per month. Despite the relatively high cost of maintaining these forces ($200 million in 1979, and $124 million in South Lebanon). Ruedas stressed that the troops a r e needed as buffers in confrontation spots and that "the positive results that have been • achieved f a r outweigh the disadvantages of this operation." Ruedas realizes that there a r e financial problems ar^fl the inability to agree on the vague terms regarding military operations, yet he remains optimistic. He still maintains that the peacekeeping forces constitute the "most cost-effective exercise in the world at this particular t i m e . " He reminded the audience that the United Nations "reflects the world a s it is and not as it should be." Ruedas concluded by saying that "Peacekeeping is a relatively new discipline and we must learn."

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Kraft album Is finqer-snappinq good by Michael Norris Pop music is no longer easily definable. The term was originally coined to describe the popularity of the infant jazz. By n a m e it would seem to be a pseudonym for folk music. More recently it has been used to describe the cont e m p o r a r y m u s i c of t h e t i m e s commercially oriented pablum and crosscurrent hybrids. S u c h labeling is surely not necessary; it just goes to show that t e r m s hke rock'n'roll, fusion, "power pop," and even squeaky clean a r e obsolete under a much wider umbrella known a s " p o p . " New wave is really just a restatement of the past, emphasizing intensity over production. This fall from g r a c e of the studio also affects pop. Snapping his fingers in syncopated time, with an eye at the past a s well a s the present, is Robert Kraft and his band. The Ivory Coast. In a debut album en-

titled Moods Ing K r a f t runs the gamut f r o m swing to bop, bringing in some tinpan alley and disco. He sounds like a less frenetic version of Dan Hicks on songs for the urban chic like "Who's Seducin' Who?" and "A J u m p for Miles." The steady jive patter delivered in his live material comes on like a cross between an affected Tom Waitts and a Las Vegas lounge singer. His tongue-in-cheek references to the Arfe a n d Leisure section of the newspaper and other soft pinpricks a t contemporary culture make the group more than just a nostalgia act. There is loving suggestion of Cab Calaway delivered with an affection and appreciation of an ignored musical form. Ry Cooder and T a j Mahall have explored similar veins. The sound of guitar, piano, drums, and violin bring to mind the harmonics ensemble of the Hot Licks, or of David Grisman's incarnations. The tunes a r e extremely hummable.


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Of the nine songs on the album, all were written by K r a f t Save one instrumental, " H o v e r k r a f t , " the lyrics of K r a f t ' s songs a r e sometimes obtuse, perhaps trying too hard to be witty. Stephen Holden in Rolling Stone went so far as to say that "his aphoristic punning lyrics evoke the speedy a m b i a n c e of contemporary New York City." This is stretching it, but the NY baiting is a s effective a disclaimer statement as any other. In description of a band trying to find a niche, " F a l s e S t a r t " begins: "Strikin' a pose so gladly/Strokin' the rose and hopin* it clicks." It is at once weary and hopeful. "Down in F l a m e s " takes a similar attitude about a relationship that burns rather than cools. "Bon Voyage," a plaintive ballad, is

delivered in a d r e a m y whisper wim s p a r e accompaniment so that it does not become bogged down in sentimentality. Although Kraft does not use any vocal tricks or gimmickry, the lead vocals in many of his songs sound a s if they a r e e n t i r e l y different s i n g e r s - y e t each is evocative of the mood of the piece. He almost swallows the microphone on "A JumpforMiles." The vocals on "Junction Boulevard" reveal an anxiety of indecision about cruising. The scat-singing in "Second N a t u r e " ties together a string of monosyllables that make more sense than most songs on the radio today. Throughout, the listener finds himself snapping his fingers and smiling. Snap, crackle, pop.

Faculty to give chamber concert The Hope College music faculty will present its fourth chamber concert in the 1979-80 series Sunday, March 16 at 4 p.m. in Wichers Auditorium. Joyce Morrison, soprano, will sing a group of modern songs by Gustav Hoist, Richard Cumming, and Charles Ives. The songs feature violin and piano accompaniments played by Terry Moore and J o a n Conway. Hornist Robert Cecil, with pianist Anthony Kooiker, will . p e r f o r m

Romance, Op. 67 by Saint-Saens, and Hunter's Moon by Gilbert Vinter. A contemporary work, Cantus I for Flute





Hovland, will be played by flutist Mary Engstrom, with Kooiker a t ' the harpsichord. Closing the concert will be the m a j o r w o r k - T r i o In C Minor, Op, 1, No. 3 by Beethoven. Charles Aschbrenner, pianist, and Robert Ritsema, cellist, will join violinist Moore in the performance.

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load sand in baskets that a r e hauled up from above in return for food and water. Basically, the movie has no plot, no sense of American time; but it is very philosophical. The objective and the subjective become fused together. The spider, the sand, the discovery-what is the significance? Who am I,,the scientist asks, a man seeking out the r a r e beetle (perhaps the B.A.?) or an integrated community m e m b e r ? * Aside from social or philosophical perspectives the movie can be enjoyed as a story about a peculiar man-and-woman r e l a t i o n s h i p , or for its b e a u t i f u l photography, J a p a n e s e language, and superb acting. The movie is sponsored by the International Relations Club and is the first of the series, "A Glimpse of Other F a c e s . " It will be presented Monday, March 17, at 8 p . m . ' in Winants Auditorium-and it's free.


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Muskegon, plays the title role ot Miss Kate Hardcastle Her misled suitor, Marlow. is played by Chuck Beli, a sophomore from Bronson. Other central roles include Mr. and Mrs. Hardcastle, played by David Heusinkveld. a senior from Springfield. Ohio, and Anne Pringle, a f r e s h m a n f r o m Kalamazoo; and Hastings and Miss Neville-another young couple in l o v e played by J a m i e Huggins, a sophomore from Spring Lake, and Julie Reinhardt, a sophomore from Harrington. Illinois.

To Conquer

will p r e m i e r e March 21 at the DeWitt Cultural Center, An 18th-century comedy of e r r o r s , the play will be presented March 21 and 22. and March 25 through 29 Curtain is at 8 p m, Directed by t h e a t r e professor John T a m m i , S h e S f o o p s To Conquer follows in the English romantic comedy traditions it is a play full of mistaken identities and farcical situations. Michelle Martin, a senior from

She Sfoops To Conquer also includes the roguish c h a r a c t e r Tony Lumpkin, step-brother of Miss Hardcastle. played by Marvin Hinga, a senior from Kalamazoo. Balancing the c a s t are Keith Doorenbos. a f r e s h m a n from Addis Ababa. Ethiopia; Russell Yonkers, a f r e s h m a n f r o m Bedford, Indiana; Chayris Burd, a f r e s h m a n from Wabash, Indiana; J a m e s Milas, a sophomore from Spring I^ake; I r i s h Jenkins, a sophomore from Rochester; Scott Sisson. a f r e s h m a n

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from Holland; Mark Klein, a junior from Holland; John Heusinkveld, a f r e s h m a n from Springfield. Ohio; and John Frazza, \ Junior from Hidgewood. New J e r s e y . Assuming design responsibilities for the producUon a r e faculty m e m b e r s Patricia Bk)m as costume designer and Michael Grindstaff as lighting designer. Student Jon Hondorp. a junior from New York, is scenic designer.. Tickets for the production of She Stoops To Conquer cost $1 50 with Hope I D. and a r e available through the Ticket Office.



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Nelis named to All-AAIAA

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The votes have been tabulated and the awards for the outstanding p e r f o r m e r s in each sport as well a s next year's captains have been announced.

P a t Nelis, the only member of the men's swim squad to m a k e all-league, was elected the most valuable s w i m m e r on the team and Tim J a s p e r s e was voted the most inspirational. The women's swim squad elected not to give individual awards in recognition of a t e a m effort in winning the league championship in only their second year of competition.

Scott Benson, the t e a m ' s leading scorer at 18 points a g a m e , was named the MVP on the m e n ' s basketball squad while Rick Reece copped the Most Improved Player award. Mike Letherby received the s a m e honor a s Benson for the jayvee b-ball squad, while Mike Howley a n d Paul Lubbers both received the MIP for the freshman squad. ^

Captain Mike Sutton-was elected by his t e a m m a t e s as the most valuable member of the wrestling squad. P e t e r White was named the outstanding wrestler on the squad and was also named captain of the 1980-81 team. In cheerleading, Sarah Cady w a s elected the most valuable m e m b e r of the squad and Kevin Kranendonk -was selected a s the most improved.

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pete in the 1,650-yard freestyle. She swam the m a r a t h o n event in 11:44.612 against a qualifying s t a n d a r d of 11:52.22. Both of Hope's MIAA champion freestyle relay t e a m s have qualified. Competing in • the 400- and 800-yard freestyles will be Bethards, Stone,



Leading scorer Jody Foy was voted most valuable m e m b e r of the female bball t e a m as she hit for over 10 points a game. Margie Deckard received the most improved a w a r d . Team captain Anne Mulder was selected recipient of the B a r b a r a Geeting Memorial Award. This award goes annually to the player whose overall contribution to the t e a m is the


Only one m e m b e r of Hope's third-place men's swim team was named to the AllMIAA team. Junior P a t Nelis of Holland received the honor for the second time of his collegiate career. Nelis was also named to t h e squad his freshman y e a r while he was attending Kalamazoo

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