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• DISCUS hoards increasingly affect the course of education and communication nationwide.

• Phelps Scholars find diversity close to home. JULIE GREEN cam pus beat c o - e d i t o r

CARRIE A R N O L D campusbeat c o - e d i t o r

M u c h of H o p e ' s diversity is n o w c o n c e n t r a t e d in Scott Hall, w h e r e

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the P h e l p s S c h o l a r s are living this year, to m e e t , learn f r o m and inter-

H o p e C o l l e g e , U S A Today, and Harvard University all h a v e s o m e -

act with e a c h other. "[It's] a program for incoming

thing in c o m m o n . E a c h of these institutions utilizes

students t o e x p l o r e cultural diver-

the D I S C U S d i s c u s s i o n b o a r d s de-

sity," said C h u c k Green, Phelps S c h o l a r P r o g r a m ( P S P ) Director.

veloped by H o p e chemistry p r o f e s s o r Dr. W i l l i a m P o l i k a n d h i s

T h r e e o b j e c t i v e s will b e filling

former research assistant Kevin

the g r o u p s f r e e - t i m e .

Paulisse ( 4 9 9 ) . Polik and P a u l i s s e originally de-

a part of P a u l i s s e ' s u n d e r g r a d u a t e research project, Paulisse d e s i g n e d a w o r k i n g version o f the D I S C U S s o f t w a r e in a b o u t t w o m o n t h s . It

P h o t o c o u r t e s y of P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s

M O V E Y O U R F R I D G E , M A ' A M ? : Orientation Assistant Dave Van Ops tall ('01) carries one oj tne many dormitory ice boxes which earned him the illustrious title of "guy who carried the most refrigerators," with Ramon Rowden ('01).

lic. Since then, D I S C U S ' s p o p u l a r -

A M D R E W LOXZ spotlight e d i t o r

From giving a friendly j u m p

ity h a s s k y r o c k e t e d . A l t h o u g h D I S C U S was created for educational use, m a n y of the c u r r e n t or-

start to life a w a y f r o m h o m e , to b e g i n n i n g to build f r i e n d s h i p s

g a n i z a t i o n s u s i n g the s y s t e m are

entation 1999 g a v e i n c o m i n g stud e n t s a n o p p o r t u n i t y t o get to

not affiliated with any l e a r n i n g in-

with their f e l l o w c l a s s m a t e s , Ori-

student. O n e of the m o s t v i s i b l e w e l c o m e s the C l a s s of 2 0 0 3 r e c e i v e d started the m o m e n t they c l i m b e d f r o m their cars, as they w e r e

popular f e e d b a c k on current issues," Polik said. " R e a d i n g a n e w s p a p e r has n o w g o n e b e y o n d r e a d -

their First-Year S e m i n a r s , and the last goal is to b r i n g the students an o p p o r t u n i t y to d i s c o v e r cultural di-

settle n e w students, b u t it p r o v i d e s t h e m with a m u l t i t u d e of o p p o r t u -

s i g n e d u p . A b o u t 6 0 p e r c e n t are

O r i e n t a t i o n at H o p e C o l l e g e is g e a r e d to g i v e n e w students a safe

ers to interact. . " U S A Today uses D I S C U S to get

( ' 0 3 ) w a s similarly i m p r e s s e d .

great o p p o r t u n i t y to w e l c o m e

o r g a n i z a t i o n b e g a n to d o w n l o a d

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

h a v e to ask f o r h e l p . " Her daughter Joelle Kezlarain

versity.

Dignum ('02). As in y e a r s past, n e w s t u d e n t s '

to a d j u s t to c o l l e g e life. Orientation Assistants traditionally w o r k to present a positive and

carried anything. We don't even

Kezlarian. N o t only d o e s O r i e n t a t i o n h e l p

t h e m to H o p e , " said O . A . B e c k y

w i n d o w in w h i c h they c a n begin

a world of

orientation staff m o v e r s . "I h a v e n ' t

Assistants. " H e l p i n g students m o v e in is a

nity.

live in the s a m e a r e a . " T h e U S A T o d a y n e w s p a p e r currently u s e s it o n its World W i d e W e b publications to allow the read-

success, which will be done through

' T h i s is getting m e e x c i t e d , " said

k n o w the H o p e C o l l e g e c o m m u -

h a v e a c o m m o n interest but d o n ' t

w h i c h is all f r e s h m e n . T h e second is to p r o m o t e a c a d e m i c support and

s w a m p e d by h o r d e s of Orientation

stitution. "People from every conceivable and use it," Polik said. " I t ' s u s u a l l y a c o m m u n i t y of u s e r s w h o

T h e first goal is to facilitate the college transition for the group,

N e w beginnings f o r a new class

w a s a year until the pair felt it w a s g o o d e n o u g h to release t o the pub-

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

Class Discussions

signed D I S C U S to be a discussion board just for chemistry classes. A s

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nities to get to k n o w c l a s s m a t e s . " T h i s is t h e s t a r t o f m i k i n g

b e l o n g i n g s w e r e ported in q u i c k

f r i e n d s f o r a l i f e t i m e , " said J o s h

f a s h i o n , m a k i n g the -first h o u r or t w o at H o p e less stressful.

Brandenburg ('03). M a n y n e w s t u d e n t s s h a r e d his

" T h e y ' r e g r e a t , " said M a r y M a r g a r e t Kezlarian, m o t h e r of an i n c o m i n g student, s p e a k i n g of the

o p i n i o n that O r i e n t a t i o n w e e k e n d w a s building relationships that more 2003 on 4

" T h e r e are 39 students w h o white, A m e r i c a n students. T h e othe r s are A m e r i c a n students of color a n d s o m e international s t u d e n t s , " G r e e n said. Such high involvement from w h i t e students s h o w c a s e d the c o l l e g e ' s w a n t s a n d needs. "It c a m e a b o u t b e c a u s e H o p e more PSP on 2

Bultman promotes healing in Address D A N A LAMERS infocus e d i t o r

in the c o l l e g e and it's history, and

e n t l y " a b o u t a position h e greets with both " a p p r e h e n s i o n a n d ex-

ness and willingness to talk candidly about d i f f i c u l t issues," said C u r t i s

h i s o p p o s i t i o n to mediocrity. We

G r u e n l e r , of t h e E n g l i s h D e p a r t -

s p o k e with h o p e f c r the f u t u r e of

ment. " H e w e n t a l o n g w a y j u s t dur-

the c o l l e g e . " M y reaction was very posi-

This same type o f interactive c o m m u n i c a t i o n w a s w h a t attracted

P r e s i d e n t J a m e s B u l t m a n did not shy a w a y f r o m difficult issues, but

citement." Bultman had the task of addressing an a u d i e n c e of faculty and staff

m a n y First Year S e m i n a r p r o f e s -

i m m e d i a t e l y b e g a n e n c o u r a g e and

as a n e w c o m e r f o l l o w i n g last

ing his speech to his goal of r e n e w i n g a j o y f u l s p i r i t o n c a m p u s . It

of e c o n o m i c s . " H e s e e m s like a very s t r o n g leader." B u l t m a n s p o k e of m i s t a k e , acc u s a t i o n s , untruths, and walls that

ing a n e w s p a p e r . "

sors to use the s y s t e m w h e n it w a s released t o the H o p e c o m m u n i t y

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

s p r i n g ' s controversial and turbu-

m a d e m e very h o p e f u l . "

lent e v e n t s , m o s t of w h i c h dealt

last fall, said M a u r a R e y n o l d s , Director of A c a d e m i c A d v i s i n g .

years d u r i n g his S t a t e of the College A d d r e s s on T h u r s d a y , A u g u s t

" M a n y of the p e o p l e w h o used it w e r e those for, w h a t e v e r reason*

26. "I h a v e no i l l u s i o n s a b o u t the challenges before us," Bultman

with religious life. A d d r e s s i n g the condition of the c o l l e g e in r e c e n t y e a r s , a n d the

B u l t m a n talked directly of 'l.e turm o i l of the recent years a n d w o r k -

were more hesitant t o speak in class and w e r e more vocal on D I S C U S , " R e y n o l d s said. T h e m a j o r i t y of H o p e ' s acad e m i c d e p a r t m e n t s all utilize D I S C U S as s o m e c o m p o n e n t of c l a s s more DISCUS on 8

ing hard to " c r e a t e and sustain an e n v i r o n m e n t w h e r e e a c h o n e of you

tive," said Todd Steen, p r o f e s s o r

h a v e b e e n b u i l t u p in p l a c e of b r i d g e s , o f f e r i n g ideas for recon-

state of the c o l l e g e d u r i n g his first eight w e e k s o n c a m p u s , B u l t m a n

is a c c o r d e d worth, dignity, and res p e c t . " H e s p o k e of w o r k i n g t o

f o c u s e d upon these m a j o r fronts:

reach " a n o v e r a r c h i n g g o a l " w h i c h

ciliation. "I a m n o w g o i n g t o ask you to

will c a p t u r e o u r attitude and o u r e f -

d o s o m e t h i n g m o r e Christ like than

the institution and for you than for

mission, admissions, academic p r o g r a m , spiritual d e v e l o p m e n t ,

me." B u l t m a n greeted staff honestly,

student life, financial a f f a i r s , adv a n c e m e n t , and relationships.

fort. "I h a v e chos en the t h e m e ' R e -

anything you m a y have been asked to d o b e f o r e . . . . W h e r e v e r you

speaking " c a n d i d l y " and "transpar-

"I really appreciated his f r a n k -

storing the J o y f u l Spirit," he said. B u l t m a n also e x p r e s s e d his faith

more BULTMAN on 2

said. "I am p r e p a r e d to d o w h a t is necessary to m e e t t h e m — m o r e for

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C r i t i c a l Issues S y m p o s i u m p o s t p o n e d f o r i n a u g u r a t i o n t o b e r ] , " G o n z a l e s said, r e f e r r i n g to H o m e c o m i n g , C I S a n d t h e i n a u g u r a t i o n . " W e did

JULIE GREEN campusbeat co-editor

Hope hosts every year a Critical Issues S y m p o s i u m ( C I S ) to b r i n g v a r i o u s c o n t r o versial a n d c u r r e n t i s s u e s to t h e c o m m u n i t y , but this y e a r H o p e will h o l d the p r e s i d e n t i a l i n a u g u r a t i o n instead. "The S y m p o s i u m has been postponed for o n e y e a r , " said A l f r e d o G o n z a l e s , A s s i s t a n t Provost. " T h e r e w e r e j u s t t o o m a n y t h i n g s [in O c -

n o t w a n t to h a v e t h e m c o m p e t i n g w i t h e a c h other." T h o u g h s t u d e n t s will get a c l a s s d a y off f o r the i n a u g u r a t i o n of n e w P r e s i d e n t J a m e s B u l t m a n , s c h e d u l i n g w a s o n e of t h e r e a s o n s the i n a u g u r a t i o n is r e p l a c i n g t h e C I S . " T h e r e w a s no way w e could take more d a y s f r o m the a c a d e m i c c a l e n d a r , " G o n z a l e s Ssaid. d,u

M a n y felt t h e m o n t h of O c t o b e r w o u l d b e too congested. " W e w a n t e d to s p e n d t i m e p r e p a r i n g f o r

s e m b l e the CIS. T h e r e will be a k e y n o t e s p e a k e r . R i c h a r d M o u w , p r o f e s s o r of C h r i s tian E t h i c s a n d P r e s i d e n t of F u l l e r T h e o l o -

this. T o d o a n o t h e r m a j o r p r o g r a m in that

g i a n S e m i n a r y in C a l i f . H o p e will a l s o b e u s e d a s a f o r u m to t h e

m o n t h w o u l d be a m a j o r i m p o s i t i o n in t h e

community, but not necessarily for a contro-

lives of the s t u d e n t s and the f a c u l t y , "

versial i s s u e . " O u r h o p e will b e to u s e part of the inau-

t h e i n a u g u r a t i o n of B u l t m a n a n d to c e l e b r a t e

G o n z a l e s said. A f t e r this year, t h e S y m p o s i u m will c o n t i n u e as u s u a l . In m a n y w a y s , t h e i n a u g u r a t i o n will re-

g u r a t i o n t o i n v i t e t h e c o m m u n i t y to a d d r e s s t h e m i s s i o n of H o p e , " G o n z a l e s said. T h e i n a u g u r a t i o n will be Oct. 2 2 to 2 4 .

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N e w faculty find o p p o r t u n i t y and challenge at H o p e JULIE GREEN cam pus beat co-editor

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w a n t s to b r i n g a n e w o u t l o o k to

s t u d i e s at O h i o S t a t e . W h i l e it w a s t h e s m a l l c l a s s size

H o p e with his U . S . - L a t i n o L i t e r a -

that i n t e r e s t e d M o n t a n o the m o s t , it w a s a bit d i f f e r e n t f o r K e n n e t h

A f t e r s t u d y i n g at l a r g e u n i v e r s i ties, f i r s t - y e a r E n g l i s h P r o f e s s o r

B r o w n , a n o t h e r first y e a r professor.

J e s u s M o n t a n o is e x c i t e d t o b e

Brown, a chemistry professor,

w o r k i n g at a s m a l l c o l l e g e .

ture class. " I t ' s a v e r y i m p o r t a n t w i n g of American literature," Montano said. T h i s class will c e n t e r a r o u n d both

W i t h t h e start of c l a s s e s on T u e s day, 2 7 n e w f u l l - t i m e f a c u l t y m e m -

w a s d r a w n to H o p e ' s a t m o s p h e r e . "I h e a r d H o p e h a d a great r e p u -

the literature a n d t h e p l a c e L a t i n o c u l t u r e h o l d s in A m e r i c a n society.

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

tation. A l l the p r o f e s s o r s I t a l k e d to

Hope. S o m e will s i m p l y b e a d j u s t i n g to

s a i d it w a s L i b e r a l A r t s a n d yet h a d

W i t h t h e h e l p of m a n y p e o p l e , M o n t a n o w a s a b l e t o c o n s t r u c t this

a new c a m p u s and new policies,

a Christian foundation." B r o w n did his u n d e r g r a d u a t e

class. " T h i s is m y m o n s t e r , if c r e a t i n g

w h i l e f o r o t h e r s , like M o n t a n o , it

w o r k at O r a l R o b e r t s in T u l s a ,

F r a n k e n s t e i n is like c r e a t i n g a

will truly b e a n e w b e g i n n i n g . " [ H e r e ] I h a v e t h e ability to t e a c h

O k l a . , a n d h i s g r a d u a t e w o r k at

c l a s s , " M o n t a n o said. Another new faculty member

O k l a h o m a State University.

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

B o t h a r e e x c i t e d to w o r k w i t h t h e

Scott V a n d e r S t o e p , a p s y c h o l o g y

to t e a c h v a r i o u s c l a s s e s , " s a i d

s t u d e n t s a n d to b r i n g t h e i r o w n in-

Montano. H e did u n d e r g r a d u a t e s t u d i e s at

terests t o t h e c o l l e g e . By creating a class. Montano

p r o f e s s o r w h o will c o n c e n t r a t e his t i m e at t h e F r o s t C e n t e r a s director. " M y m a i n r e s p o n s i b i l i t i e s as di-

rector will b e s u p e r v i s i n g s t u d e n t s d o i n g s o c i a l r e s e a r c h a n d o t h e r internal a n d e x t e r n a l w o r k , " V a n d e r S t o e p said.

ss ii m m yy A m aa -- m m aa ttee:r m pp ll ee rr ee aa ss oo nn :: "" II tt '' ss m A ll m and I love the s c h o o l . T h a t was enough for me." A l o n g w i t h his w o r k at the Frost C e n t e r , V a n d e r

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t e r s , b u t he i n t e n d s to put his w o r k

f r o m 1992 to 1994, t h r e e y e a r s at

f o r H o p e first. "I w o u l d l i k e t o c o n t i n u e t h e

C a l v i n , a n d t w o at N o r t h w e s t e r n

strong w o r k the Frost Center has

C o l l e g e in I o w a . Vander Stoep returned for a

d o n e for H o p e and for the c o m m u -

s e v e n y e a r s , t w o of t h e m at H o p e ,

nity at l a r g e . "

BULTMAN f r o m I PSP from I

m a y b e on this issue, I ' m a s k i n g

w a r d w i t h a special g r a c i o u s n e s s . " Response was positive.

opportunity for students. [We]

e a c h of y o u to s e a r c h y o u r o w n heart on this matter. W h e r e y o u f i n d

s h o u l d be d o i n g m o r e to e d u c a t e

a d a r k side to y o u r t h o u g h t s , w o r d s ,

"I t h o u g h t P r e s i d e n t B u l t m a n did a r e m a r k a b l e j o b a d d r e s s i n g the

students on diversity," said G l i n d a

or deeds, I ' m asking you

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

Rawls,

to be c o u r a g e o u s e n o u g h to s e e k

lege c o m m u n i t y , " said J a m e s G e n -

Multicultural Life and Scott Hall

a n d / o r g r a n t f o r g i v e n e s s . A n d fi-

tile, D e a n of N a t u r a l S c i e n c e s .

RD. Any incoming student interested

nally, I ' m u r g i n g y o u to b e c o u r a -

"I w a l k e d a w a y w i t h a f i r m c o n -

g e o u s e n o u g h to b e g i n a n e w rela-

v i c t i o n that w e w e r e t a k i n g a step

in t h e p r o g r a m w a s a l l o w e d to a p -

t i o n s h i p as of this d a y - t o m o v e f o r -

in t h e r i g h t d i r e c t i o n , " h e said.

w a n t e d to p r o v i d e a n e d u c a t i o n a l

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ply. " E v e r y b o d y accepted to the college got a b r o c h u r e a n d an a p p l i c a tion," G r e e n said. Participants had

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differing rea-

sons for joining the program. "I l o v e p e o p l e , " said J e n n i f e r Hill ('03). "Each person has a different story. B y l e a r n i n g e v e r y o n e e l s e ' s story, y o u c a n b e c o m e a m o r e w e l l -

Anchor pY\o\o c o u r t e s y C h u c k G r e e n F O O D F O R T H O U G H T : Phelps scholars Kendra Terryn ('03), Janice Greca ('03), Sujin Park ('03), and Terah Moraitis ('03) dip into culture and M&M's at their first meeting.

rounded person." Breaking social barriers was on of t h e r e a s o n s i n t e r n a t i o n a l s t u d e n t S a m K a n a a n ( 4 03), native to J o r d a n , w a n t e d to j o i n t h e PSP. " E v e r y o n e h e r e is so o p e n , " K a n a a n said. T h e group m e m b e r s receive no scholarship money, nor any other kind of c r e d i t , but h a s m a d e a c o m m i t m e n t s to d o i n g e x t r a a c t i v i t i e s . "There are some mandatory e v e n t s e v e r y b o d y h a s a g r e e d to participate in," s a i d G r e e n , s u c h as a field trip to the M u s e u m of A f r i c a n A m e r i c a n H i s t o r y in D e t r o i t . There are also m a n y optional e v e n t s , that a r e o p e n to m o r e than

j u s t the P S g r o u p . T h e e x p e c t a t i o n is that t h e i d e a s

in a D y k s t r a c l u s t e r w i t h e i g h t oth-

of t h e P S P will g o f u r t h e r t h a n the

people with open minds and o p e n

core group. "I h o p e that it will b e l i k e t h e

hearts," van R e g e n m o r t e r said.

ripple effect throughout the campus," said Green, who plans on

h a v e s o m e t h i n g w r o n g with u s . "

b r i n g i n g in g u e s t s p e a k e r s . A s a Holland native, Christina

will be in the f u t u r e , but k n o w s w h a t

v a n R e g e n m o r t e r ( 4 0 3 ) w a n t s to be part of t h e g r o u p w h o starts t h i s ripple effect. "I w a n t e d t o m a k e s u r e I w a s n ' t

e r s f r o m H o l l a n d H i g h . ( H e r e are)

" W e ' r e all w e a r i n g m a s k s , w e all T h e P S P i s n ' t q u i t e s u r e w h e r e it it w a n t s to d o in the p r e s e n t . " ( T h e ) g o a l is t o c r e a t e m o r e racial h a r m o n y a n d e m p h a s i z e that we can learn f r o m each other," R a w l s said.

First Anchor Meeting Today at 6 p.m. in the Anchor office in the heart of the DeWitt

Center. Down the hall from WTHS and across

from the Milestone.

Call x7877

with questions or e-mail

ANCHOR@hope.edu.

DAYTON C O N T E M P O R A R Y D A N C E C O M PANY September 20 &. 21 DeWitt Theatre, 8:00 p.m. N E W E N G L A N D SPIRITUAL ENSEMBLE October 20 Dimnent Chapel, 8:00 p.m. ACTOR Actors from the London Stage Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare November 4, 5, &. 6 DeWitt Theatre, 8:00 p.m. SERGIO TIEMPO, pianist January 21 Dimnent Chapel. 8:00 p.m. VOGLER Q U A R T E T O F BERLIN with guest pianist, ANGELA CHENG March 27 Dimnent Chapel, 8:00 p.m. JOE LOVANO T R I O , jazz April 14 Knickerbocker Theatre, 8:00 p.m.


September

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In Focus

O n - L i n e bookstores provide c o m p e t i t i o n Students find it pays to do the homework when it comes to finding the best deals on textbooks c o u n t r y . W h a t w e ' r e s e e i n g is s o m e

D A N A LAMERS infocus editor

b o o k s are cheaper, but our b o o k s s e e m c o m p e t i t i v e , " h e said. " W e ' v e been encouraged, some kids c o m e

C o l l e g e s l u d e n l s will d o a n y t h i n g to save a buck.

in a n d s a y that i n t e r n e t b o o k s a r e

Take an extra six cookies f r o m Phelps for a late-night snack. C r a m

not necessarily cheaper." On-line

bookstores

such

as

every item of clothing into one load

e f o l l e t . c o m try t o l u r e s t u d e n t s w i t h

of w a s h to s a v e a f e w q u a r t e r s .

up-to-date booklists for more than

H a v e a r o o m m a t e c u t their hair.

8 0 0 c a m p u s e s a n d 16 m i l l i o n b o o k s

Some Hope students have given

in s t o c k . T h e y t e a m w i t h c o l l e g e

the latest o n - l i n e c r a z e the o l d c o l -

b o o k s t o r e s to provide fast and e a s y

l e g e try t h i s s e m e s t e r : b u y i n g t e x t -

r e f u n d s a n d e x c h a n g e s at local

books. But students have had mixed ex-

Calvin, the University of Michigan,

periences. "I h e a r d ( o n - l i n e t e x t b o o k s ) a d -

Community College have become

vertised

partners with efollet.com.

Konopka

on TV," said ('02).

Sharon

" W e ' r e waiting to see h o w m u c h

E c a m p u s . c o m on the web and I

i n t e r e s t t h e r e is o n p a r t o f the s t u -

looked up the required books for my

dents b e f o r e w e get involved with

classes

p o s t e d "on

an on-line b o o k s t o r e , " C o o k said.

KnowHope. S o m e were cheaper,

" B u t w e m a y d o it o u r s e l v e s , c o n -

some weren't."

trol the o n l i n e s e r v i c e o u r s e l v e s

were

looked

Michigan State and Grand Rapids

up

that

"I

bookstores. Local colleges such as

Konopka had two books shipped to her w i t h i n t w o w o r k i n g d a y s . E c a m p u s . c o m offered free shipp i n g , a n o f f e r that o n l y s e l e c t o n line b o o k s e r v i c e s m a k e .

rather than pay a c o m p a n y for a partnership." T h e b o o k s t o r e is n o t p r e p a r e d to

P h o t o c o u r t e s y Public Relations

C A S H O R C H A R G E ? : Students find themselves shelling out more money than they bargain for at the start of each semester. In order to find the best prices on textbooks, students need to consider availability, shipping time, cost, and convenience.

join the on-line b a n d w a g o n . " T h e m a i n tiling with i n f o r m a t i o n

"I w a s suprised," S m i t h said. "It

ing o v e r p r i c e s , o u r c u s t o m e r s e r v i c e . W e d o a lot o f t h i n g s t o m a k e

"I m a y b e s a v e d $5 on e a c h

o n the i n t e r n e t is y o u h a v e to b e a b l e

w a s m u c h m o r e e x p e n s i v e on

b o o k , " s h e s a i d . " I t ' s n o t a lot, b u t

t o fill o r d e r s , a n d w e h a v e e n o u g h

t e x t b o o k s . c o m , $ 1 5 to $ 2 0 m o r e ,

it m o r e s i m p l e t o b u y b o o k s , w e try

e v e r y little bit h e l p s s o m e t i m e s . I

work getting books on our shelves,"

b u t I h e a r o n t h e n e w s that s t u d e n t s

to s e r v i c e c u s t o m e r s , s h o w t h e m w e

w o u l d d o it a g a i n , b u t I ' d h a v e t o

C o o k s a i d . " O u r f o c u s is h a n d l i n g

are b u y i n g textbooks like crazy. I

value their business."

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

c u s t o m e r s in o u r s t o r e . W e w o u l d

didn't check anymore."

the cheapest." Mark Cook, Hope-Geneva Books t o r e M a n a g e r , is w e l l a w a r e o f the popularity nationwide of buying

At this point the H o p e - G e n e v a

n e e d a s h i p p i n g o p e r a t i o n , to b e

T h e a v a i l a b i l i t y of m a n y b o o k s

Bookstore has not seen any drastic

able to pack b o o k s up and ship

is l e s s t h a n d e p e n d a b l e o n m a n y

c h a n g e s in b u s i n e s s d u e t o t h e c o m -

them. It's not a small decision."

sites, e s p e c i a l l y s i n c e H o p e s t u d e n t s

petition of o n - i n e booksellers.

L u k e S m i t h ( ' 0 0 ) a l s o l o o k e d into

o f t e n n e e d t o b u y b o o k s that a r e less

textbooks on-line versus the local

buying a textbook on-line. He

common

campus bookstore.

looked

b o o k s at l a r g e u n i v e r s i t i e s .

"It's a big issue right n o w with c o l l e g e b o o k s t o r e all a r o u n d t h e

up

information

on

a

languague textbook for a Japanese class.

than

mass-produced

getting positve comments. The

" T h e b o o k s t o r e has the right edi-

b o o k s t o r e i s n ' t a l w a y s the m o s t e x -

tions, the exact books professors

pensive. We certainly aren't out

w a n t s . H o p e o r d e r s the e x a c t b o o k s

there to rip students o f f . "

students need by collecting infor-

E x p e n s i v e b o o k s are n o t a n e w

m a t i o n f r o m the f a c u l t y , " C o o k

c o m p l a i n t of students. T e x t b o o k s

said.

are never c h e a p because b o o k s are

Smith also encountered low " S i n c e H o p e is a p r i v a t e s c h o o l w i t h lots o f d i f f e r e n t b o o k s t h a n b i g

W E L C O M E T O H O P E : The cost of textbooks can be quite baffling to students.

meet the press Michael Zuidema Paul Loodeen Carrie Arnold Julie Green Andrew Kleczek Andrew Lotz Sara E. Lamers Dana Lamers Johnathan Muenk Matt Cook Christine Trinh Stacey Slad Dana Lamers Doug Sweetser Tim Boudreau

editor-in-chief production editor campusbeat editors sports editor spotlight editor intermission editor infocus editor photo editor copy editor production assistant business mgr./ad rep ad designer distribution mgr. faculty advisor

The Anchor is a product of student effort and is funded through the Hope College Student Congress Appropriations Conunittee. Letters to the editor are 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. One-year subscriptions to the Anchor are available for SI3. We reserve the right to accept or reject any advertising.

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e x p e n s i v e to p r o d u c e a n d h a v e a relatively small market. Many

availability problems.

P h o t o c o u r t e s y of Public Relations

" O u r s a l e s are u p this year," C o o k said. " W e ' r e feeling posit'*,e and

Hope-Geneva

Vs. Texthooks.com

• R a n d o m l y s a m p l i n g a few books f r o m the b o o k s t o r e h e r e a r e some comparisons that were made.Keep in mine' t e x t b o o k s . c o m also a d d s a n e x t r a $4.95 in s h i p p i n g a n d h a n dling, p l u s 3 to 5 s h i p p i n g days. All r e t a i l p r i c e s a r e t a k e n as p u b l i s h e d on t e x t b o o k s . c o m . Aspects of Western Civilization retail: $35 ( e x t b o o k s . c o m : (new) $31.50 (used) not a v a i l a b l e H o p e - G e n e v a : (new) $32.80 (used) $24.60 CommunicatiQn Theories r e t a i l : $48 t e x t b o o k s . c o m : (new) $40.80 (used) $33.60 H o p e - G e n e v a : (new) $48

b o o k s sell at list p r i c e s e s t a b l i s h e d by their publishers.

universities, it's p r o b a b l y hard to

"Students complained about

f i n d a lot o f the t e x t b o o k s o n - l i n e ,

b o o k p r i c e s w h e n I w a s in s c h o o l , "

like b o o k s our o w n professors

C o o k s a i d . " T h e p r o b l e m is the stu-

w r i t e . I like t a k i n g c l a s s e s f r o m p r o -

d e n t i s n ' t r e a l l y c h o s i n g t o bu^' t h e

fessors w h o write the books be-

b o o k s — they h a v e to b u y J i e m .

c a u s e t h e y r e a l l y k n o w the s u b j e c t

T h e r e is n o w a y y o u w a n t t c b u y a

they're teaching," he said.

$ 1 0 0 t e x t b o o k . W i t h a s w e a t s h i r t if

C o o k s a y s t h e o n - l i n e r u s h is

y o u d o n ' t w a n t it, y o u d o n ' t h a v e

k e e p i n g t h e t e x t b o o k b u s i n e s s o n its

t o b u y it. W i t h o u r t e x t b o o k s , w e

toes.

p u t t h e m o u t o n the s h e l v e s , a n d

"On-line bookstores have created

p e o p l e b u y t h e m . B u t if i t ' s a g o o d

a s e n s e of c o m p e t i t i o n w i t h c o l l e g e

b o o k , a n d the p r o f e s s o r u s e s it w e l l ,

b o o k s t o r e s , " h e said. " W e ' r e look-

it's a g o o d v a l u e t o t h e s t u d e n t . "

History of Art. Voh. me II r e t a i l . $51.50 t e x t b o o k s . c o m : (new) $43.80 (used) $36.05 H o p e - G e n e v a : ( n e w ) $54.43 How to Watch T V. News retail: $31 ( e x t b o o k s . c c m : not a v a i l a b l e H o p e - G e n e v a : (new) $11.95 Principles of Anatomy & Physiology r e t a i l : $97.50 t e x t b o o k s . c o m : not a v a i l a b l e H o p e - G e n e v a : $98.65

Welcome Back from the

KLETZ! Come try our new nightly menu!

m

Chicken Tenders and fries •Fish and fries thicken Salad Melt and fries *all include a 22 ounce drink All for only $4.50.

'i

New Kletz Cups Are In! Try a tasty specialty Milkshake!


d, 1 CIRC U L A R R E A S O N I N G: Orientation Assistants Allyson Boggess ('01) and Lindsay Beckner ('01), center, meet with their orientation group to discuss a variety of issues that face incoming Hope students.

E h r o l l w i e n f in f h e c l a s s o f z o o s i s

That's

f a c e s , n e u i f r i e n d s , a^<i n e u ; s f o r c e s . / • >

X H E Y SAY I T ' S Y O U R B I R T H D A Y : Freshmen don party hats in an activity designed to teach them about ive influence of stereotyping. This and other informational the negative games allowed students to learn while getting to know each other.

m

„ f l J I M B O MEETS T H E G A M G : Orientation Assistants Steve Alles CO l)f Kate Hoesch (*01), and Alison Fouts ('01) shake hands with another new face- Hope's new President, Dr. James Bultman.


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mmdt LE A V I N G X H EIR M A R K : New students line up to make handprints on the 1999 Oreintation Banner.

>V I N ' O N U P : Orientation Assistant Jessica endorf ('02) helps haul pieces of a loft. Each incoming student •ed assistance in moving their stuff into the residence halls.

ope Welcome Mat )3 f r o m

I

d exist throughout their at Hope. v-eryones ' trying to get to J s o m e b o d y . " said Phil :ice ('03). d with 732 m e m b e r s in ining

dents meet new people, helped the social integration of the Class of 2003. "Yeah, they were silly g a m e s , " said Sara Haverdink ( ' 0 3 ) , "but everyone got into t h e m .

T h e y took you out of Yeah, they were silly games but your c o m r e everyone got into them. They took fort zone, ; a you out of your comfort zone, but but every0f everyone was, so it was OK. one was, pie —Sara Haverdink ('03) s o it w a s / to N e w Student OK," to Orientat i o n lere d many names and faces, groups also provided new stuard to put them together," dents with an opportunity to get to know one another. T h e fody Murray ('03). my Orientation activities groups, which met a number designed to bring stu- of times throughout the week; together and help them end, were designed to provide i bonding with one an- e a c h s t u d e n t w i t h a s m a l l •. From small groups to group of fellow students w h o fair. O r i e n t a t i o n was are more than just n a m e s ed to b r e a k d o w n any paired with faces. " T h e orientation group is a ations to m e e t i n g n e w place where you can ask quesle. really has helped me get tions and meet other people," my n e r v o u s n e s s , " said said Erica Krolik ('03). "They give you a home-base • Danstrom ('03). kind of thing," chimed friend yfair especially, with its :ap style of making stu- Leslie Aronson ('03).

M O M M Y D E ARESX: A freshman watches in the mirror as her mother assembles a loft for the room. For many incoming students, preparing their room for life at Hope is the first major task they face. ANDYOU ARE?: Assistant Director Steve McBride COO) works at the Parent Registration Desk. Orientation 1999 not only had activities geared for the new students, but also a whole schedule for parents including informational seminars and trolley rides of senic Holland.

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Organ enhances music program

September

A r t s a b o u n d as n e w s e m e s t e r begins SARA E LAMERS intermission e d i t o r

arts. No matter whether one's terest lies in writing, painting,

intermission editor

music, Ten y e a r s a g o ihc m u s i c d e p a n -

Wilh the addition o f an o r g a n loft onto the N y k e r k Hall of M u s i c and the u p c o m i n g d e l i v e r y of an organ,

Up a n d

Editor's note: The beginning of the new semester ushers in a variety of

SARA E LAMERS

menl recognizee! a need for additional space lor o r g a n siudenls lo praclice.

P h o t o c o u r t e s y of P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s

he/she

is sure to find some-

thing to stretch their boundaries and speak to their souls.

TEARING DOWNXHEWALLS:This

•MUSIC

summer's will house

Last winter the Student Activities C o m m i t t e e ( S A C ) e x p e r i e n c e d the

construction of an organ loft on Nykerk Hall of Music a custom-designed organ built in England.

in January, is being built by J.W.

to t e a c h w h e n the c h a p e l is not

m o s t y o u t h f u l b a n d s . T h e resl of

available." L e w i s said. "It's qual-

"In 1990. the President. P r o v o s t , and D e a n o f Arts and H u m a n i t i e s re-

W a l k e r & S o n s Ltd. of S u f f o l k , England, a c o m p a n y w h o s e architecture has won n u m e r o u s

H o p e ' s c a m p u s c a n d o the s a m e when Domestic Problems takes

alized there w a s a need for a space

awards.

A n u m b e r of sites for the n e w

c e n t e r s t a g e at the L a b o r D a y picnic.

for an organ which could be used f o r s t u d e n t s to p r a c t i c e on and by m e

" T h e front w o r k of the organ will be the s a m e as the o n e at St.-

o r g a n w e r e c o n s i d e r e d , including the c h a p e l b a s e m e n t , until the

" W e heard the band last F e b r u ary and w e r e very i m p r e s s e d by

p r o f e s s i o n a l l y . " said H u w L e w i s , p r o f e s s o r of M u s i c .

M a r t i n - i n - t h e - F i e l d s in L o n d o n . "

present one w a s c h o s e n .

t h e i r e n e r g y , talent, a n d e n t h u s i -

Lewis. "It's beautiful and very impressive."

ity will also be equal to o r g a n s at m a j o r universities."

" T h e o r g a n is d e s i g n e d so that it

T h e organ, which will be 20 feet

can be placed on a sort of pedestal which will rotate, m a k i n g it m o v e -

B e c a u s e the chapel is not a l w a y s

wide. 12 feet high, and six feel

a b l e and more accessible to e v e r y -

a v a i l a b l e . L e w i s a n d his s t u d e n t s

d e e p , will be built specifically for

one w h o will use it," L e w i s said.

h a v e b e e n limited in the t i m e s in

H o p e ' s m u s i c p r o g r a m , based on

which they can use the current organ. L e w i s noted that the n e w o r g a n

specifications Lewis.

will give m o r e p e o p l e the opportu-

As it is built, it is a s s e m b l e d entirely, t u n e d , and then dis-

nity to practice.

requested

by

T h e c o s t of the e n t i r e p r o j e c t

a s m , " said S A C c o - d i r e c t o r L a u r a Evans ('01). T h e band, w h o s e m e m b e r s are all college-age, originates f r o m G r a n d R a p i d s and has played at several local v e n u e s .

n e a r s the $ 5 0 0 , 0 0 0 m a r k and is

" W e felt it would be nice to h a v e

f u n d e d by a g i f t f r o m G e r r i t H o s p e r s ( ' 4 9 ) , a retired c h e m i s t

s o m e o n e from the area." E v a n s

w h o has also been a c h u r c h organ-

m a n t l e d b e f o r e it is s h i p p e d to

the loft, the p r o j e c t will also pro-

T h e b a n d has s h a r e d the s t a g e with T h e Verve Pipe, Rusted R o o t ,

sional work without having to reserve

a w i d e variety of musical styles and the loft will p r o v i d e a won-

vide a new teaching studio, two praclice rooms and m o r e office

and Better than Ezra. T h e p e r f o r m a n c e will b e g i n at

d e r f u l alternative s p a c e in which

space.

4 : 3 0 p.m. on M o n d a y , Sept. 6 in the Pine G r o v e .

T h e organ, which will be delivered

Holland " T h i s o r g a n is d e s i g n e d to play

ist for the past 6 0 years. In addition to the construction of

with the a r e a . "

•OPUS

Sara E. Lainers

Creative listening,soulful searching benefit f r o m ?

painting c l a s s . A l t h o u g h I h a v e n e v e r painted b e f o r e , nor feel I have s o m e buried talent, I ' m

Ridl. suggested it c o u l d h e l p m e explore my creativity t h r o u g h n e w venues. At first 1 was hesitant, c o n v i n c e d I could never be an "artist." But then I w a t c h e d as my r o o m m a t e enrolled in the

O c t o b e r 10.

Sept. 2

Theatre Department Open H o u s e in D e W i t t M a i n Theatre. 7 p.m.

Sept. 3 S A C hosts comedian Rene H i c k s . 8 : 3 0 p . m . in t h e K l e l z , S A C m o v i e T h e M a t r i x at 7 p . m . , 9 p . m . . a n d 12 a . m . in Winams Auditorium

AM

T h e M a t r i x ar 7 p . m . . 9 p . m . , a n d 12 a . m .

AM

Sept. 5

Last c h a n c e to see T h e Matrix at 3 p.m.

Sept. 6

with the publication of this fall's literary m a g a z i n e .

Labor D a y picnic features band "Domestic Problems." 4 : 3 0 p . m . in t h e P i n e G r o v e

it e x p o s e s m o r e p e o p l e to m a n y

y

f o r m s of writing, like poetry and •THEATRE

e m o t i o n s we w a n t to share with others but too o f t e n we a l l o w o u r

other a r t , " T o m m o l a said.

said that art is " t h e highest f o r m

creativity to stay bottled up,

in the publications a n d the n u m b e r

M c G u i n e s s , w h i c h e x p l o r e s the

of e x p r e s s i o n of the h u m a n

buried u n d e r n e a t h the weight of the things we " h a v e " to do,

of student r e a d i n g s will T o m m o l a ' s g o a l s for the year.

T r o j a n w a r and its a f t e r m a t h .

W r i t e r J o y c e Carol Oates o n c e

spirit" and 1 d e f i n i t e l y agree. H o w else can we e f f e c t i v e l y c o m m u n i c a t e the a v a l a n c h e of

underneath our " e v e r y d a y " lives.

T h e T h e a t r e D e p a r t m e n t will

Increasing the a m o u n t of art w o r k be

D e a d l i n e s for s u b m i t t i n g w o r k

But w h y c a n ' t art slip into these parts of our lives, e v e n

are T h u r s d a y . O c t . 14. T h u r s d a y Dec. 2. and W e d n e s d a y . M a r c h I.

b e c o m e our lives?

S u b m i s s i o n f o r m s will be available

T h r o u g h m u s i c , writing, d r a w i n g , painting, d a n c e ,

M a n y hesitate lo let a little culture enrich their lives. T h e y

s c u l p t u r e , or p h o t o g r a p h y we can s p e a k a t h o u s a n d s h a d e s of

fear it takes too m u c h energy or requires s o m e sort of skill they

in the E n g l i s h D e p a r t m e n t in Lubbers Hall. •VISITING WRITERS SERIES

anger, passion, s a d n e s s , and love.

d o n ' t feel they h a v e .

e m o t i o n s we e x p e r i e n c e e a c h day, but t h r o u g h art ?

I spent part of this s u m m e r

stage Electra

by playwright Frank

The play centers around Electra. the Greek heroin who s p e n d s h e r life w a i t i n g for her b r o t h e r to a v e n g e the d e a t h o f their father, A g e m e n n o n w h o is killed in the war. Electra will be staged on Oct.

The Visiting Writer's Series

2 2 , 2 3 and 27 to 30. O p e n audit i o n s will be held o n T u e s d a y ,

p r o m i s e s to p r o v i d e a mix of po-

Sept. 7 and Wednesday, Sept. 8

But art, in any f o r m , can be

etry and prose f r o m a n u m b e r of writers. It begins on Thursday, Sept. 23 with Diane Ackerman whose

f r o m 7 to 10 p.m. at the DeWitt T h e a t r e . T h e r e will a l s o b e an

class and unearthed an u n k n o w n

s t u d y i n g art history in Austria

a p p r e c i a t e d by a n y o n e . You need no formal training lo lose

love for c a n v a s and color. T h e n I

with the Vienna S u m m e r School

yourself in the c h o r e o g r a p h y of

works span the fields of poetry, non-

in the D e W i t t T h e a t r e .

stalled w o n d e r i n g . " C o u l d I d o this t o o ? "

P r o g r a m . S u r r o u n d e d by a

a d a n c e piece, the subtle p h r a s e s

fiction.

•ART

culture w h o s e roots r e a c h t h o u s a n d s of years d e e p e r than

of a j a z z trio, or the beauty of an oil painting.

erature.

as much as I hope. M a y b e the colors will run together in a

those of the U.S.. I began lo fall in love with G o t h i c cathedrals,

H o p e o f f e r s a m u l t i t u d e of v e n u e s for you lo unleash and

horrible mess. M a y b e I w o n ' t effectively c o m m u n i c a t e my

m a r b l e statues, and ornate

stretch your creativity, no m a t t e r h o w "artistic" you c o n s i d e r

P e r h a p s I w o n ' t e n j o y painting

thoughts t h r o u g h images. M a y b e I'll g r o w frustrated if my e f f o r t s go unappreciated and d e c i d e my fingers feel m o r e natural around a pen than a brush. Bui m a y b e I II love it. R e g a r d l e s s of what m y venture brings. I k n o w it w o n ' t be a lost cause. I k n o w it will heighten my e x p o s u r e t o art. Isn't that s o m e t h i n g we c o u l d all

Sep't'. 4

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fiction, as well as p h o t o g r a p h y and This s e m e s t e r I ' m trying something new; I'm taking a

Painting after my a d v i s o r . Jack

through

h o p e s to d e m o n s t r a t e that art a n d writing are for e v e r y o n e to e n j o y

" T h e best thing about O p u s is that

in search of palettes and brushes. 1 d e c i d e d to take Basic

Art exhibit "Jordi B o l d o " o p e n s in D c p r e e A r t G a l l e r y

O p u s editor Craig T o m m o l a ( ' 0 0 )

ART AND SOUL

h e a d i n g d o w n to the Art A n n e x

Sept. I

said. " T h e b a n d can relate to H o p e students b e c a u s e they are familiar

"It's sort of a d r e a m - c o m e - t r u e . " he said. " F o r the first time in ten years 1 will be able to do my o w n p r o f e s the c h a p e l . "

events f o r this week...

energy of one of West M i c h i g a n ' s

almost c o m p l e t e .

were finally started.

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paintings. O n e of the issues that we s o m e t i m e s a d d r e s s e d in class w a s the inevitable " w h a t is a r t ? "

yourself to be. T h i s s e m e s t e r I e n c o u r a g e you to w a n d e r the

O n e definition the p r o f e s s o r gave w a s that art c o m m u n i c a t e s

exhibits in the D e P r e e Art Gallery, w r a p yourself in the

a m e s s a g e . Art h a s s o m e t h i n g to say to all w h o will listen.

d r a m a of the theater p r o d u c t i o n s , and drink the w o r d s and souls of the Visiting Writers.

T h i s s e m e s t e r a s Intermission Editor I hope to not only e n h a n c e my interest in the arts, but that of o t h e r s as well. All of us have e x p e r i e n c e s and

Perhaps then we can hear the m e s s a g e a n o t h e r y e a r n s to tell us. P e r h a p s w e can learn lo w h i s p e r back.

memoir, and c h i l d r e n ' s lit-

A c k e r m a n ' s most recent book. The Rarest of the Rare: Vanishing

o p e n h o u s e on T h u r s d a y . Sept. 2

T h e DePree Art Center will feature the p a i n t i n g s of M e x i c a n artist Jordi B o l d o for its first exhibit. T h e e x h i b i t will run f r o m

Animals, Timeless Worlds is a collection of six p r e v i o u s l y published

W e d n e s d a y , Sept. I t h r o u g h Fri-

e s s a y s w h i c h celebrate e n d a n g e r e d species.

day, O c t . 8. A r e c e p t i o n for B o l d o in the

T h i s w o r k w e a v e s fact and inform a t i o n with p e r s o n a l e x p e r i e n c e

gallery on Friday, Sept. 10 from

and r e f l e c t i o n to c o n v e y h e r t h o u g h t s on l i f e , love, a n d o t h e r human experiences. T h e fall series will also feature A n d r e a Barrett and Tony H o a g l a n d o n T h u r s d a y , O c t . 21 a n d K i m B a r n e s and Janis A r nol d on T h u r s day, D e c 2.

5 l o 7 p.m. Jack Wilson, p r o f e s s o r of Art H i s t o r y n o t e d that m a n y of the p i e c e s e x p l o r e ideas a s s o c i a t e d wilh life and death. T h e D e P r e e Art C e n t e r and Gallery is o p e n from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on M o n d a y t h r o u g h Saturd a y a n d I lo 5 p.m. o n S u n d a y .


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S p r i n g s p o r t s spill I n t o s u m m e r FROM THE STANDS A N D R E W KLECZEK

Andrew Kleczek

Last spring's all-America

sports e d i t o r

Carrie Scott ('01) 29 game consecutive hit• ting streak. Batted .448, 27 RBIs, 4 HR.

S p r i n g sports d o n ' t e n d w i t h the s c h o o l y e a r a n d last y e a r w a s n o

Fall S p o r t s 101

exception. W h i l e m o s t s t u d e n t s w e r e settling in at h o m e o r s e e k i n g s u m m e r j o b s s o m e of H o p e ' s t o p a t h l e t e s w e r e

Good morning class and w e l c o m e to Fall S p o r t s 101. It's

s l e e p f o r e i g h t to n i n e h o u r s a n d still be t i r e d , " said K a r e n C l a r k

still c o m p e t i n g . H e r e ' s w h a t h a p pened while most students were

a s w e a t s c h o o l , a s c h o o l of h a r d k n o c k s a n d b i g hits. I t ' s a l s o a

('03). i4 We h a v e little b r e a k s in

away: • In s o f t b a l l , h e a d c o a c h K a r l a

class for no credit and almost no

b e t w e e n , but t h a t ' s a b o u t e n o u g h t i m e to g r a b a n e w shirt

Wolters' team posted a 21-3 record

benefits. W e ' l l start t h e c l a s s at 9 : 3 0 a.m. with a timed three mile run.

a n d h e a d out t h e d o o r , " said D a n i e l K l o o s t e r m a n ( ' 0 3 ) of t h e

behind Alma. Pitcher Kim Grotenhuis ('01) was n a m e d a G T A

class's time demands. " T h e r e are some days you

o n to s o m e g r u e l i n g 110-yard

j u s t r u n o n a d r e n a l i n e , " said

G r o t e n h u i s h a d a record of 11 - 6 a n d

sprints a n d t e s t i n g in b e n c h

Vince Scheffler ('03). Joe Phillips ('03) estimates he

a g r a d e p o i n t a v e r a g e of 4.0. • T h e b a s e b a l l t e a m w o n six of

ran b e t w e e n 5 0 a n d 8 0 m i l e s

its last s e v e n g a m e s to c a p t u r e t h e M I A A title. T h r e e p l a y e r s , R y a n

yeah, you better save your energy. This evening we'll be doing some distance running. A f t e r this e v e n i n g ' s 5 to 10 mile run we'll take a quick coold o w n s w i m in L a k e M i c h i g a n . T h e rest of t h e s y l l a b u s i n v o l v e s daily running and, on Wednesday w e ' l l don the pads and begin f u l l c o n t a c t drills. All this c l a s s a s k s f o r is the total c o m m i t m e n t of y o u r t i m e a n d e n e r g i e s f o r t h e n e x t w e e k . W h e n the w e e k ' s u p y o u ' l l h a v e a little m o r e f r e e t i m e, but n o t m u c h . N o w let's g e t s o m e t e s t i m o n i -

d u r i n g t h e c l a s s ' s first w e e k . D o e s t h i s c l a s s s o u n d a little

Academic All-District Honoree.

Jenny Ernst ('00) Placed 7th in the 10,000 meter run at nationals with a time of36:23.70.

Tanis ('99), Sean Bateman ('01)

to d e m a n d i n g ? Well i t ' s j u s t w h a t t h e s e

a n d D e a n Esteves ( ' 9 9 ) w e r e n a m e d

students have been going t h r o u g h t h e p a s t w e e k . C l a r k is

w a s also named the league's m o s t

to t h e All M I A A first t e a m . T a n i s

an o u t s i d e hitter o n t h e v o l l e y -

v a l u a b l e player. E s t e v e s also w a s t h e l e a g u e l e a d e r in h o m e r u n s .

ball t e a m . K l o o s t e r m a n a n d S c h e f f l e r c a n b e f o u n d in p a d s

• The women's tennis team s c o r e d b i g in w i n n i n g t h e c o n f e r -

and helmets weekdays after three. P h i l l i p s s p e n d s his

e n c e title. T h e t e a m a l s o p o s t e d a 17-5 o v e r a l l r e c o r d . P l a y e r s h o n -

evenings jogging along some s c e n i c trail w i t h t h e rest of t h e

o r e d f o r their o n - c o u r t s u c c e s s included Jennifer Smith ('00) and

cross country team. A l m o s t 10 p e r c e n t of H o p e

Julie M u r r a y ( ' 0 1 ) w h o w e r e n a m e d

College's 3,000 students are

Emily Sowers ('01) Placed 5th in discus with a Throw of 142 feet. 1 inch at nationals.

a n d p l a c e d s e c o n d in t h e M i c h i g a n Intercollegiate Athletic A s s o c i a t i o n

You will b e g r a d e d o n this, s o d o y o u r best. A f t e r that w e ' l l m o v e

press, squat, 40-yard dash, v e r t i c a l j u m p a n d s h u t t l e run. O h

award recipients

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c o u r t e s y of P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s

Stowe Sportsmanship Award. T h e t e a m w a s a l s o n a m e d to t h e ITA A l l - A c a d e m i c h o n o r r o l l . They had a cumulative grade p o i n t a v e r a g e of 3.2. • Women's track won the l e a g u e title a n d p l a c e d 3 8 t h out

a 32:49.68. • In m e n ' s g o l f , E r i c W o h l f i e l d ( ' 0 2 ) w a s awarded the Softspikes F r e s h m a n of the Year a w a r d b y t h e College Golf Coaches Association. H e is t h e first H o p e s t u d e n t to re-

of 7 0 t e a m s in t h e N C A A D i v i -

ceive that honor. Wohlfield also c o m p e t e d in t h e N C A A Division III

sion III C h a m p i o n s h i p s . E m i l y

men's

• M e n ' s t e n n i s p l a c e d s e c o n d in

Sowers ('01) and Jenny Ernst ('00) were named all-America.

Williamstown, Mass. where he

to t h e A l l - M I A A first t e a m .

golf

championship

p l a c e d 19th. • Women's

golfer,

in

Ellen

als f r o m a c t u a l s t u d e n t s w h o

i n v o l v e d in o r g o i n g out f o r a

the league with a 15-3 overall

• M e n ' s track p l a c e d third in

have completed the class.

fall sport. S o w h e n y o u f i n d

r e c o r d . Paul Lillie ( ' 0 0 ) w a s n a m e d

t h e l e a g u e with a 3 - 3 d u a l m e e t

C o l e n b r a n d e r ( ' 0 0 ) . c o m p e t e d in

y o u r s e l f w i t h an h o u r o r t w o this fall, c h e c k out a g a m e . I

to t h e All M I A A first t e a m . R o b e r t Brant ('99) was awarded the

record. Paul Berke ( ' 0 0 ) was the

the w o m e n ' s championship, which

team's lone M I A A c h a m p i o n

w a s h e l d in O r l a n d o , Fla. It w a s

L a w r e n c e Green Scholarship, and

w i t h h i s p e r f o r m a n c e in t h e 10,000 m e t e r r u n in w h i c h h e ran

C o l e n b r a n d e r ' s third trip to the tour-

work, although some departments

it will e v e r s u p p l a n t t h e m o r e tradi-

R e b e c c a Van D y k e R o b r a h n of CIT.

u s e it m o r e t h a n o t h e r s . " D i f f e r e n t f a c u l t y u s e it in d i f f e r -

tional l e c t u r e s a n d labs. M a n y other colleges and univer-

C U S b o a r d s a v e r a g e d 1,000 hits per

e n t w a y s , " Polik said. " I t ' s a w a y

sities, s u c h as H a r v a r d U n i v e r s i t y L a w R e v i e w , U n i v e r s i t y of C a l i f o r -

month. Any person can read the boards,

nia, Berkeley, Oberlin College,

although one must have a registered

Florida State University,

user n a m e and password from a p a r t i c u l a r c l a s s in o r d e r to p o s t in-

"It w a s i n t e n s e . I w a s t h e m o s t tired I h a d e v e r b e e n . In t h e e v e n i n g s , w h e n w e got d o n e , I ' d

d o n ' t think y o u ' l l r e g r e t it.

Erik Berg ('00) w o n the M I A A ' s

DISCUS f r o m

This week in sports Wednesday, September 1 Home Men's Soccer vs. Concordia, 4 p.m. W o m e n ' s Soccer vs. Orchard Lake, 4 p.m.

I

t o e x p a n d t h e w a l l s of t h e c l a s s room." B o t h Polik a n d R e y n o l d s b e l i e v e that D I S C U S a n d o t h e r d i s c u s s i o n

Univer-

b o a r d s s h o u l d b e u s e d to e n h a n c e the s t u d e n t / p r o f e s s o r r e l a t i o n s h i p ,

University, and the University of

not r e p l a c e it. " I t ' s n e v e r g o i n g to r e p l a c e o n e -

M e l b o u r n e in A u s t r a l i a , h a v e a l s o seen the p o t e n t i a l s of D I S C U S . T h i s f o l l o w s a s i m i l a r trend of a n

o p i n g t h e s o f t w a r e to m a k e it e v e n

i n c r e a s e d u s e of t e c h n o l o g y in t h e

g r e a t a s p e c t s of D I S C U S is that it

Polik a g r e e s that D I S C U S will b e

classroom. "I t h i n k t h a t ' s j u s t b e c a u s e p r o -

a l l o w s m a n y p e o p l e to c o m m u n i cate with m a n y others, w i t h o u t h a v -

a c o m p o n e n t of e d u c a t i o n in c o m -

f e s s o r s w a n t to g i v e s t u d e n t s lots of

ing to b e in t h e s a m e p l a c e at t h e

ing y e a r s , a l t h o u g h he d o e s n ' t think

o p t i o n s to c o m m u n i c a t e , " said

same time.

g r o u p of s t u d e n t s , " R e y n o l d s said.

Away W o m e n ' s Soccer at Denison Ohio.

In spring s e m e s t e r 1999, t h e D I S -

sity of T e x a s , K a l a m a z o o C o l l e g e , D e P a u w University, H o n g K o n g

o n - o n e c o n t a c t w i t h p r o f e s s o r s to talk a n i s s u e t h r o u g h , e v e n with a

Friday, September 3

enter for Volunteer

ervic

"A sure way for one to lift himself is by helping to life someone else." —Booker T. Washington Why Volunteer? M a k e a v a l u a b l e difference

A r e a Opportunities

in the lives of others. Gain v a l u a b l e experiences

• H o l l a n d Public Schools • Children's Resource N e t w o r k • Advocacy a n d Resource Center

Contribute to c o m m u n i t y well-being Explore career interests

Saturday, September 4 Home Cross Country Hope Invitational, 11 a.m. Football vs. Queretaro, Mexico, 6:30 p.m. Away Volleyball at Wittenberg, Ohio Tournament Men's Soccer at Ohio Wesleyan Tournament Women's Soccer at Ohio Wesleyan

nament.

Set a positive e x a m p l e a n d serve a s a role m o d e l • Develop leadership skills a n d b e a n active participant • Share your u n i q u e c o m p a s sion, talent, a n d e n t h u s i a s m • Meet n e w p e o p l e a n d m a k e n e w friends • Enrich your o w n life by l e a r n i n g f r o m others

• Boys a n d Girls Club

• M i c h i g a n Trails Girl Scouts • H o l l a n d Rescue M i s s i o n • C o m m u n i t i e s In Schools • A m e r i c a n Red Cross • Evergreen C o m m o n s • M y Brother's H o u s e • Higher Horizons • Kid Connection • United Way • H o l l a n d A r e a Arts Council Call Kate M a c Doniels at Ext. 7141, stop in the DeWitt Center or e - m a i l : stdvolunteer

formation. Polik h a s b e e n c o n t i n u a l l y d e v e l m o r e user-friendly. P o l i k b e l i e v e s t h a t o n e of t h e


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