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Most Off-Campus Housing Banned by Timothy Shaffer s the 1981-82 a c a d e m i c y e a r begins Hopt ( ollege s housing office, in s t r i k i n g c o n t r a s t to y e a r s p a s t , finds itself u i t h a significant n u m b e r of unfilled s p a c e s in e c o t t a g e s and d o r m i t o r i e s . F o r this reason, a c c o r d i n g to Assistant D e a n of Students. B r u c e J o h n s t o n , the housing ofc e h a s f ( ) u n d 11 n e c e s s a r y to deny permission to individuals r e q u e s t i n g offc a m p u s housing unless they a r e m a r r i e d or residing with t h e i r p a r e n t s . T h e decision w a s m a d e in late J u l y when it b e c a m e a p p a r e n t that a v a i l a b l e s p a c e s would o u t n u m b e r (by at least 50) the n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s choosing to live in the college r e s i d e n c y s y s t e m . When a s k e d to cite r e a s o n s for the surprising a b o u t - f a c e in the housing situation. J o h n s t o n s pecif ied t h r e e f a c t o r s : the economy, the l a r g e n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s g r a n t e d p e r m i s s i o n to live o f f - c a m p u s b e f o r e the J u l y cut-off, and the opening of V o r h e e s d o r m i t o r y . He s t r e s s e d , however, that the addition of V o r h e e s to the college r e s i d e n c y s y s t e m had a m i n i m a l effect in the housing t u r n a b o u t for. while V o r h e e s p r o v i d e d an additional 110 housing units, a c o m p a r a b l e n u m b e r of units w e r e lost o v e r Ihe s u m m e r by the sale or demolition of such c o t t a g e s a s Shields. B o u m a , and C o l u m b i a . In addition. m a i n r o o m s that housed two and t h r e e s t u d e n t s last y e a r h a v e been reapportioned to house only one or two T h e m a j o r reason, in J o h n s t o n s opinion. lor the c h a n g e c e n t e r s a r o u n d the econonu P r i m a r i l y b e c a u s e ol e s c a l a t i n g utility costs, the p r i c e of a room at Hope rose f r o m $7H5 a y e a r ago to $870 for the 1981-82 school year--a rise of almost 14% Consequently, m a n y new and r e t u r n i n g s t u d e n t s form the local a r e a • f r o m as far a w a y a s G r a n d H a v e n a n d Grandville.» h a v e opted to live at h o m e in an effort to cut costs. J o h n s t o n e s t i m a t e d that a p p r o x i m a t e l y 400 s t u d e n t s a r e currently living at h o m e , with a s i m i l a r figure residing off c a m p u s for s o m e other reason This l e a v e s an a p p r o x i m a t e fig ire of 1600 s t u d e n t s utilizing the college residency s y s t e m .

The policy to deny o f f - c a m p u s housing r e q u e s t s h a s elicited a n g e r f r o m s t u d e n t s who question the school s right to determ i n e w h e r e an individual shall live. In r e s p o n s e to this, J o h n s t o n cites the Hope College . c a t a l o g u e , which s t a t e s on p a g e 52 that, " A s a r e s i d e n t i a l college. Hope College e x p e c t s all s t u d e n t s to live within t^e college r e s i d e n c e s y s t e m . E x c e p t i o n s

m a d e to this a r e : for single s t u d e n t s when e n r o l l m e n t e x c e e d s the c a p a c i t y of t h e college housing facilities, for m a r r i e d s t u d e n t s and for those s t u d e n t s who r e s i d e with their p a r e n t s within comm u t i n g d i s t a n c e to the c o l l e g e . " P a g e 85 of the c a t a l o g u e s t a t e s u n e q u i v o c a l l y that - e n r o l l e d s t u d e n t s a r e requiredio live in college housing a n d c o n t r a c t a room for

T h e w e a t h e r w a s b e a u t i f u l for t h e t r a d i tional C o m m u n i t y D a y Ox R o a s t at Windmill Island. See story on p a g e 3. photo by T o m W a g n e r

the y e a r . " " T h e philosophy b e h i n d r e q u i r i n g s t u d e n t s to live on c a m p u s , " e x p l a i n e d Johnston, " c e n t e r s a r o u n d t h r e e f a c t o r s : socialization, a c a d e m i c s , a n d the protection of s t u d e n t s f r o m dishonest landlords. " L i v i n g on c a m p u s , " J o h n s t o n continued, " p r o v i d e s a sense of c o m m u n i t y . It m a k e s people feel as if t h e y ' r e a p a r t of what is h a p p e n i n g . " He s p o k e of m a n y ins t a n c e s of s t u d e n t s r e s i d i n g o f f - c a m p u s who c a m e to him in the m i d d l e of a s e m e s t e r c o m p l a i n i n g that t h e y felt "out of it." J o h n s t o n also s u g g e s t e d t h a t r e s e a r c h demonstrated that on-campus students f a r e d b e t t e r a c a d e m i c a l l y t h a n offc a m p u s s t u d e n t s . In his opinion, s t u d e n t s living on c a m p u s tend " t o p e r s i s t m o r e " in their s t u d i e s and g e n e r a l l y show b e t t e r results a c a d e m i c a l l y . Finally, J o h n s t o n e x p r e s s e d c o n c e r n that s t u d e n t s w e r e being " r i p p e d o f f " by local l a n d l o r d s . " M a n y h a s been the t i m e , " he said, " w h e n a s t u d e n t c a m e to m e at the beginning of the s u m m e r s a y i n g that he or she had a p l a c e all lined up only to show up in the m i d d l e of the s u m m e r with a story of how t h e landlord had rented the a p a r t m e n t to s o m e b o d y else without e v e n consulting t h e m . " J o h n s t o n believes t h a t the college-owned a p a r t m e n t s p r o v i d e for the n e e d s of those who want a p a r t m e n t living without e x p o s i n g them to the p r o b l e m s of d e a l i n g with landlords who do not h a v e the s t u d e n t s ' best i n t e r e s t s in mind. Johnston believes that there are l e g i t i m a t e c o m p l a i n t s a b o u t the quality of d o r m i t o r y life. " N o i s e in the d o r m is a very valid c o m p l a i n t , " h e said, " b u t we think w e ' v e settled that p r o b l e m with the opening of Vorhees. V o r h e e s will s e r v e a s a model. If. at the end of t h e y e a r , t h e r e is significant d e m a n d for a n o t h e r quiet d o r m , we will p r o b a b l y c o n v e r t a n o t h e r dorm to s e r v e those n e e d s . " J o h n s t o n noted that the college will not r e n e g e on any p e r m i s s i o n g r a n t e d b e f o r e the July cut-off. But in the f u t u r e , the prospects for single s t u d e n t s being allowed to live on their own look v e r y bleak.

W.I.G. is now on Hope's Campus

by Timothy Shaffer A new o r g a n i z a t i o n a t t e m p t i n g to form on c a m p u s , the W o m a n ' s I n t e r e s t G r o u p •WIG), met T h u r s d a y in the Alley to d e t e r m i n e support for a g r o u p intersted in w o m e n ' s issues. O r g a n i z e r M a r y Vosteen spoke for half an hour to 11 p e r s o n s , including one m a l e student, e x p l a i n i n g the origins, o b j e c t i v e s and t e n t a t i v e p l a n s of the group.


Citing her c o n c e r n for " w h a t being a w o m a n is all a b o u t , " Vosteen t r a c e d the roots of the o r g a n i z a t i o n back to a discussion group that f o r m e d last y e a r in r e s p o n s e to an i n c r e a s e d i n t e r e s t in w o m e n ' s issues. T h e m e m b e r s of that discussion group e x p r e s s e d a d e s i r e to expand and f o r m a l i z e their a c t i v i t i e s in an effort to p r o v i d e a f o r u m for all w o m e n to

d i s c u s s such issues a s abortion, r a p e , h o m o s e x u a l i t y , and w o m e n ' s health. A m a j o r topic of discussion and cont r o v e r s y at T h u r s d a y ' s m e e t i n g c e n t e r e d a r o u n d w h e t h e r or not WIG should be coe d u c a t i o n a l . Last y e a r ' s discussion g r o u p w a s limited to women only. This allowed m a n y w o m e n to d i s c u s s very s e n s i t i v e topics with c o m p l e t e honesty, s o m e t h i n g the p r e s e n c e of a m a n in the group m i g h t inhibit t h e m f r o m doing, said Ms. Vosteen. Another m e m b e r of the group. Hope p r o f e s s o r J a n e Dickey, e x p l a i n e d that when men a r e p r e s e n t , w o m e n h a v e a tendency to apologize for their views on such s u b j e c t s as d a t i n g and m a l e - f e m a l e r e l a t i o n s h i p s and that the whole discussion " f o c u s e s on t r v i n g to m a k e the m a n

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A Taste of G.R. (Ford) Since his political career began. Gerald R. Ford, the 38th President of the United States, has brought national attention to his hometown of Grand Rapids, Michigan. And now, five years after Ford left the highest political office in the country. Grand Rapids, through the dedication of the Gerald R. Ford Museum, is gving special attention to Ford...and to the city. Gala events have been stirring in Grand Rapids all week, and the celebration will climax Friday, September 18, when the museum/Will be officially dedicated. Political leaders of at least four nations will be on hand for the ceremonies. In addition, many of America's top names from the entertainment field will be among more than 2^,000 spectators expected for the rites on the banks of the Grand River. Attractions in the Ford Museum include some of the Fords' own belongings, for instance, several of Jerry's pipes and several of Betty's gowns. One display features Ford's football career. There is also an Oval Office display featuring furniture made by the same manufacturers of the original Oval Office furniture. Obviously Grand Rapids is proud of Gerald Ford, a native of that city and a former congressman from the Fifth Congressional district when it was composed of Kent and Ottawa counties. But I question the motives of the people of Grand Rapids who cherish their award that declares them to be an "All American City." The public relations people with the Ford extravaganza (obviously lovers of the A.A.C. award) have been emphasizing their desire to permanently shed any misconceptions that Grand Rapids is "Hicksville" and that the sidewalks there are rolled up at 9 pm. every night. Of course, Jerry probably doesn't mind that his name is being used to bring fame to Grand Rapids. He has been loyal to his friends in Western Michigan throughout his political career, including the years when he was President of the United States, and especially during election year, 1976, when he visited the area at least twice. Ford was in Holland in May, 1976. The occasion; Tulip Time. Susan Ford, the President's daughter, was Grand Marshall of the Parade of Bands that Bicentennial year. As Susan sat perched on the back of a convertible, holding an umbrella above her head, Gerald and Betty followed her in the limousine, waving through the roof of the vehicle and smiling at adoring onlookers. Later that day the Fords had dinner in Phelps dining hall with Holland's mayor and his family. 1 was a sixteen-year-old Dutch dancer then. My partner, Mary, was the mayor's daughter. Mary danced without her wooden shoes that Saturday night because the Fords had autographed them for her at dinner, and she didn't want to risk breaking the pair. ' If only Mary had taken my shoes with her...,'1 thought. #



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Overdue Books Anyone? by C. Black $2billing fee. Do you have overdue books hidden or Director of libraries. Harry Boonstra. forgotten somewhere? Have you search- says the new policy was adopted because ed library shelves for books which aren't many students need the same books and it there because someone didn't return isn't fair for some students to keep books them? beyond the designated time. The Hope College libraries haven't Boonstra says the billing fee will help charged fines for overdue books for the cover the costs of sending overdue last five years, but starting this fall notices, but that the main intent of the fee students who return books more than two is to encourage students to return books weeks after the due date will be charged a on time.

Try for Safety by Sandy Wisslnk Since the first of September, thirty-nine offenses have been reported to the Department of Public Safety. Although the number is not terribly large, and most problems were minor ones, officials feel that they should not go unnoticed. The largest number of complaints were under the category of larceny. There have been fourteen cases recorded in the department's books to date. There have also been reports of vandalism, disorderly conduct, and mishaps related to fire or firearms. Public Safety , officials hope that

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Later that year President Ford was in Grand Rapids. At that time he had just won the Republican nomination, and was on the verge of losing his bid for a second term in office to a Georgian peanut farmer. Holland's Dutch dancers were asked to be in a parade to welcome the President. I was delighted to participate and wore a sign saying, "Wooden shoe really rather have a Ford?" I didn't realize it then, but I had bought Gerald R. Ford like a Madison Ave. package of cereal. I have no intentions of participating in the dedication ceremonies of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum tomorrow. But I'm sure there will be plenty of A.A.C. award lovers. Bob Hope lovers, Susan Anton lovers, and even some Jerry Ford lovers there to enjoy the festivities. As for me? I still love celebrations as much as anyone, but I'm buying my cereal at the co-op these days.

Grants Available by Keith Grigoletto The Youthgrants Program of the National Endowment for the Humanities is alive and well and will once again offer a limited number of awards to young people in their teens and twenties to pursue non-credit, outof-the-classroom research projects in the humanities. The deadline for receipt of completed application forms is November 16,' and funded projects begin the following May. If you are interested in the program, a copy of the guidelines should be available for review at your campus Placement Office. If not, please write immediately to; Youthgrants Guidelines Mall Stop 103Natlonal EndowmenHor the Humanities Washington, D C. 20506

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Mortar Board Retreat by Timothy Shaffer The Alcor Chapter of Mortar Board went on a retreat last weekend at CranhlU Ranch outside of Big Rapids, with the outcome being election of new officers and a lot of fun for all members Involved. The members culminated a day that Included such activities as softball, tennis, canoeing, horseback riding and volleyball with a campfire roundtable that elected the following, executive board: Norene Walters and Timothy Shaffer,cor e s k j e n t s ; Matthew Flke, vice president; Leslie Bethards, secretary; Ted Bolema, treasurer; and Ken Powell, historian. Mortar Board is a senior honorary fraternity in which membership Is based on scholarship, leadership and service to the community. Among the events that Mortar Board has sponsored in the past

are the "Last-Chance" lectures and various forums, debates, and film series' concerning women's Issues. Mortar Board started in 1916 as strictly a women's group. But within the last five y^ars, amendment to the rules have allowed the acceptance of men. The advancement of the status of women still remains a vital goal of Mortar Board, as stated in the preamble to Its by-laws. Mortar Board's primary objectives this year are to combine the goals of conv Humity service and membership events In such a way as to reward Mortar Board members for their achievement, to provide for fellowship among Individuals and among disciplines, and to foster a community spirit that cherishes excellence In all walks of life, particularly in the use of the human mind

Sobinio Takes Over I.R. by Tim Gortsema The Hope College Department of International Education will have a new look this year, beginning with a new director. This summer Neal Sobania, a 1968 Hope graduate, took over as director of the Department of I.E. and has been diligently working toward a new image for it ever since. "This year will be a planning and assessment y e a r , " said Sobania. "We want to decide if the programs being offered are appropriate for a student of the "SOs." As of now, he plans on continuing all of the present programs and, more importantly. giving them better publicity. "I want to approach the freshmen and sophomores about the opportunities of studying abroad," he said. "It has to be done now, before it's too late." His objective is to make the Office of International E d u c a t i o n a c a t a l y s t fbr f a c u l t y members, students, and clubs who a f t in-

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terested in international affairs. "I want to be able to help anyone who is interested in what's going on today in the world, or who is planning to go to another country, even if only for pleasure," he said. One way he will do this is by being available at weekly luncheons beginning in October. Sobania and a program director or student who has been abroad will dine in the Phelps Cafeteria. A small sign on their table will indicate the topic for discussion and anyone interested is invited to join them for an informal lunch and conversation. Another project he is working on is the possibility of two or three symposiums on international issues. These will be held throughout the year and may last a half or full day. Sobania reiterated, "My door is always open and anyone is welcome. I want to be able to help ^s much as"possible."

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for Depree Opening by Timothy Shaffer Two hundred years ago, the government of the Netherlands signed a treaty of friendship with a fledgling nation, the United States of America. This was the first such treaty between the United States and a European country since the American Revokitloo. Next fall, in celebration of the bicentennial of the Amity and Commerce Treaty, and in conjunction with the opening of the DePree Art Gallery at Hope College, transatlantic festivities will occur that Will Include an exhibition at the gallery of some of the finest Dutch art of the last century. Hope College President, Gordon Van Wylen, In an Interview with the anchor last week, Intimated that a visit from the queen of the Netherlands, Queen Juliana, might even be In the offing. He stressed, however, that her visit would most likely come early In the summer. The DePree Gallery, currently known as the Sligh building, represents the next major step in the college's program to provide the Hope community with the best possible facilities. According to Van Wylen, the college plans to go out for bids sometime in early October. The major ob-

jective at the present time Is to raise the necessary funds before constuctkm begins An original college estimate of 1700,000 ballooned to $1.3 million when the architects proposal was submitted. According to Van Wylen, the architects M are working closely with the people who 13 are going to occupy the building. In order that the building may best fulfill the s nttds of those who will use It." CD The renovation of the Sligh building is proceeding slowly because of the need to raise more funds. A new approach to fund-raising is being used to finance the 8 gallery to be named In honor of the former Hope College chairman of the Board of Trustees, Hugh DePree. According to Van Wylen, lucheon and dinner meetings will be held in various cities throughout the country, including New Vork, Muskegon, Grand Rapids and Holland. The meetings will include presentations of Dutch history and Dutch art. After the presentations, donations to the gallery will be solicited. If everything goes according t o plan, the DePree Gallery will officially open in August, ensuring full operational capacity for the 1982-83 academic year.

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have gained nothing, and may even lose sonething along the way. I contend that, in essence, we are burning our house down to stay warm. Burning one's house down is, obviously, not good in the long run. even though it may appear to be just wonderful for a few hours on a cold night. But it should also be obvious that telling others we will kill them if they are not our friends is a kind of peace that is not good in the long run either, even though it may appear just wonderful for a few years in a cold war. The short-term appearances and the longterm realities of the a r m s race should be faced, understood, and reconciled. In following this, we must approach the root problems of the a r m s race in a liberal arts manner' in order to understand its wide-range effects. If we truly understand the reason for the a r m s r a c e peace-then we can look at possible alternatives unblasedly and make Intelligent decisions. But if we accept the " w h y " of the arms race as simple justification for " w h a t " we are doing, we will never have any apparent reason to use any other methods. The a r m s race penetrates all segments of life and thus, by knowing its effects on society, we can come to learn the true meaning of the a r m s race. I will expound on this topic In a series of articles which will introduce a little bit of everything about the a r m s race. I ' m sure that you will be surprised when you understand its far-reaching effects. I will announce the topics a week ahead of time, but if you have any special suggestions for a topic, I would love to take requests. (continued on p. 6)

Students study the Sundog. by Crystal Nannenga "Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in." This quotation, taken from Amy Lowell, seems to capture artist Bill Mayer's philosophy about his work of modern imagery, SUNDOG. SUNDOG, which is located on the west side of Phelps Hall near the greenhouse,

ohoto by John Hargrove is a new cultural addition to the Hope campus. It weighs nearly 3/4 of a ton, is painted a burnt red, and stands approximately eight feet high. It is a replica of the SUNDOG Mayer plans to build for exhibition in Washington,D C., which will be almost three and one half times as large. How do the people of Hope College feel about SUNDOG? From students to adiministrators, views varied widely. (continued on p. 6)

Windmill Island Hosts Ox Roast by Mark Christensen

The 16th Annual Ox Roast at Windmill Island on Saturday was another Community Day success for both Holland citizens and Hope students. Nelson Bosman, a 1931 Hope College graduate, was first to introduce the idea of a Hope College/Holland Community Day event. Back in the mid to late sixties there was great student unrest nationwide. Hope College and the Holland community have always had a good relationship, however. And to lessen the possibility of disharmony during this trying time, the Ox Roast c a m e into being. For the first couple of years, the Ox Roast was held in the Pine Grove. Since then the picnic has been moved to various spots around Holland. In the early seventies It was suggested

tnat the Ux Koast be combined with the first home football game. This was an attractive idea to many citizens in Holland who could buy a ticket to the football game and also be admitted to the Ox Roast and Windmill Island for a very reasonable price. This year's Ox Roast on Windmill Island had a turn out of approximately 3200 people, 725 of them being Hope students according to Western Food Service. Despite Hope's defeat against Wabash it was a beautiful day and everyone was anxious to eat a good meal and tour the island. Once again Hope College and . the citizens of Holland shared an exciting afternoon of football, food, and merriment, creating a feeling of fellowship for everyone who lives in the community of Holland.

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:ii« DAVID C A R O T H E R S - M A T H E M A T I C S Hope offered m e a job. It was my first choice out of about 25 schools.

BRUCE D A N G R E M O N D - C O M P U T E R SCIENCE Having lived in the a r e a . I know the reputation of Hope. I also know s o m e of the faculty. The opportunity 'presented itself and I took it

WILLIAM J A P I N G A - ECONOMICS I've been teaching h e r e p a r t time for two y e a r s . The business d e p a r t m e n t is growing




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ROBERT POWERS - CHEMISTRY The opportunity to work with the laboratory p r o g r a m and the i n s t r u m e n t a tion at Hope College w a s c o m m e n s u r a t e with both my long-term c a r e e r plans, as well a s my i m m e d i a t e educational goals of a d v a n c e d d e g r e e s at Western Michigan University.

TANYA S H I R E - PHYSICAL ED. The choices I have here for coaching a r e my top choices: tennis and volleyball. T h e r e a r e opportunities for anyone who is seriouly interested in sports.

sobania Hope is the best of two worlds: halftime a d m i n i s t r a t i v e and half-time facul ty. pioneering A f r i c a n history studies.

m W&-GORDON STEG1NK - MATHEMATICS 1 a m an a l u m n u s of Hope, c l a s s of '61. It was time for a change, and I a m excited about teaching at Hope.




I wanted to work in a small, close environment. T h e r e is a nice level of professionalism at Hope.

.It is a c h a n c e to work with people who are really superior in their field. I saw a desire h e r e to combine pre-professional training with a liberal a r t s education.

I c a m e to Hope b e c a u s e I a m very excited about the t h e a t e r d e p a r t m e n t here. The s t u d e n t s a r e very involved and ex-



What Next?! by Cory D. Mackwood The y e a r is 2002; Hope College h a s just celebrated its 135th a c a d e m i c y ^ a r . Although the school grew in the ISTO's and early 1980's, o f f e r i n g an excellent education to all who could " m a k e the g r a d e s , " only the affluent now g r a c e the admissions office and eventually the cubicles of Van Zoeren L i b r a r y . Costs, which rose in the late lOTO's through the e a r l y IQSO's, have leveled off a t 13% a y e a r , causing the cost of an education to rise also. You see. the cost of an education is $69,316 a year (including room and board, of course) at the beginning of this 135th year. Sound e x a g g e r a t e d ? Well, it might not be. Over the last t h r e e a c a d e m i c y e a r s the cost of a Hope education has risen slightly more t h a n 4 3 % a year. If this t r e n d w e r e to continue over the next twenty y e a r s , until 2002. the cost of one a c a d e m i c y e a r would be $69,316. M e m b e r s of the newly formed class of 1985 might be interested to know that this s a m e 13% a y e a r increase over the next three y e a r s would push costs up to $9,810 a y e a r by their senior year. There a r e m a n y who would a r g u e that costs will not rise 13% a y e a r for the next twenty years, that "things will get better " Okay, things might get slightly b e t t e r - e v e n much better. L e t ' s say that costs rise 13% for five years, then drop to 6.5% a y e a r for the remaining fifteen years. (You r e m e m b e r 6.5% inflation-and $35 a gallon gasoline, right?) This would still push costs at Hope to over $30,000 a v e a r b v 2002.

What does this m e a n to us? A f t e r all, either our p a r e n t s pay for our education, or we pay for it ourselves with g r a n t s and scholarships m a k i n g u p s o m e of the deficit we c a n ' t handle. Well, twenty y e a r s f r o m now m a n y of us will have children g r a d u a t i n g f r o m high school and ready to enter college. But will we be r e a d y ? Will we h a v e saved enough to send them to any college, m u c h less a school like Hope? We'll s a v e s o m e money, m a y b e even a lot of money, but probably not nearly enough. If our present governmental administration gets its way, they will set a trend that insures that g r a n t s and scholarships will not m a k e up for what we, the parents, c a n ' t pay for. What does this mean for the f u t u r e ? It must stop sometime, right? While s t a t e colleges o p e r a t e in the red each y e a r (with a deficit), many p r i v a t e institutions continue to o p e r a t e in the black ( m a k i n g a profit). While m a n y m a j d r corporations have climbing profits, t h e r e s e e m s to be little interest in the economic situations of colleges and universities, which, by the way, provide these corporations with their educated w o r k f o r c e s We must become more active as a society to alleviate some of the economic burden, or we will suffer as a society. Education, so we a r e told, is a cornerstone of success. We a r e also told that everyone is entitled to this education. We must ask ourselves if education is becoming like that private country club down the road, open only to those affluent enough to join and with enough power and status so as not to need to pay.

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March to Hope by EricPritz I had worked all s u m m e r long, t r a p p e d in the bowels of a hot and noisy factory while most people with any b r a i n s slept. I worshipped the 6 a.m. buzzer. I loathed my job. 1 looked forward only to that golden week of vacation a t the end of August. In those precious few d a y s I w a s determined to m a k e every m o m e n t count. / So I started out m y " v a c a t i o n " by getting on a bus with twenty.-five s c r e a m i n g , street-wise city kids and a like n u m b e r of Hope students who w e r e shocked, nervous, and temporarily having second thoughts. Yes folks, I had just taken my first few steps on the " M a r c h to Hope." March to Hope is an annual p r o g r a m sponsored by Hope College and the Michigan D e p a r t m e n t of Social Services. It consists of pairing, each of approximately 25 Hope students with an eleven or twelve year old youth f r o m Muskegon, Michigan. Together, they all set off during the last week in August for a m e m o r a b l e hike around B e a v e r Island, located in northern Lake Michigan. The " M a r c h " is c o o r d i n a t e d by Glenn Hayden, counselor for the Muskegon Youth Contact Center, and Dr. Carl Schackow, a professor of education here at Hope. "It is difficult to simply s t a t e what the purpose of the March to Hope is." s a y s Dr. Schackow. " F o r the feeling of personal success and a c h i e v e m e n t , something that h a s not c o m e easily to m a n y of them. F o r the Hope students, it's a chance to live their liberal a r t s experience. They can put their knowledge, opinions, philosophies, and ideas into action. And perhaps, in the course of the

week, expand or change their thoughts. For everyone, it's a chance to grow and learn from each other in a unique setting." Of course, the setting w a s only one of many unique qualities that I felt the March to Hope possessed. And if s o m e were less desirable t h a n others, at least they were m e m o r a b l e . F o r example, I still have n i g h t m a r e s of sittthg on a bus while having to e n d u r e a rousing encore of "Ninety-nine Bottles of Beer on the Wall." T h e foot blisters w e r e unique and m e m o r a b l e . And so w a s our first "dinn e r " on the island. We w e r e handed r a w potatoes, onions, c a r r o t s , and a few limp hotdogs. In that m o m e n t , my vision of leisurely dining in a cozy pine lodge w a s unmercifully squelched. There w a s also the unique experience of truly realizing people's dependence on others, both physically and mentally. And of seeing how quickly and d e a r l y a concentrated dose of love and patience (and a bit of dicipline, p e r h a p s ) can affect both a child and an adult. T h e M a r c h also gave me a unique appreciation of some of the things we take for g r a n t e d : friends, nature, ice cubes, toothpicks, shoelaces, etc. But this doesn't even s c r a t c h the surface of what the March to Hope really is. You have to experience it to understand it. And if you do, you will probably c o m e away feeling like you got m o r e out of it than anyone else. I did. Editor's note March to Hope is a two credit course offered through the Education Department of Hope College. For more information, contact Dr. Carl Schackow, or any veteran marcher.


The Hope College O r c h e s t r a will open its 1981-1982 season with a special " P o p s Concert" presented in the Kletz on T h u r s d a y . September 24 at 11 a . m . Steve Brooks, executive director of the Philadelphia Urban Semester will be in the Kletz T h u r s d a y . S e p t e m b e r 24 f r o m 1:30 to 2:30 and on Friday from 11:30 to 1. Slides, information, and r e f r e s h m e n t s will be available on Thursday from 4 to 6. All interested students a r e invited. • *








There will be an Art Exhibition for Michigan Hispanic Artists, now through September 30 at First United Methodist Church. Hours lor the exhibition will be: Monday through Friday-10 to 12 noon. 2 to 4 p.m., and 7 to 9 p m., and weekends-1 to 4 p m. The presentation of a w a r d s and reception for the artists will be held September 20th f r o m 2 to 4 p.m. *







Bruce McCombs. assistant professor of art at Hope College, has been invited to have a one-man exhibition of his recent prints at the American Center in Belgrade. Yugoslavia. This exhibition will be held under the auspice of the A m e r i c a n Embassy in Belgrade. McCombs also had several prints included in the permanent collection of The University of Wisconsin. Platteville. Wisconsin; Banc. Ohio National Bank. Cleveland. Ohio; and The Newark Public Library. Newark, New J e r s e y . In July, McCombs served as juror of " T h e Print 1981" sponsored by the Ann Arbor Art Association.

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Actually, there are two ott-campufi (continued from p. li upheld. No more than two Knicks can be bouses in which many of the Knicks live. dent Government president Chris Simons AÂŤ new school year unfoWs, a few of Uving together on campus and they canSokolnicki says that the spreadout ioca- stressed that administration approval of us may have already noUced iomething not be in dose pro*Unity with other tioo wont hamper rushing and to some the group would be difficuK to obtain if missing around campus. Hie inevitable members of the fret. the group restricted its membership to ways may be a benefit. The K n i c k e r b o c k e r F r a t e r n i t y walk to Phelpe Cafeteria Just tenl the Mark Laman, a Junior form Holland, women. tame anymore.No frisbees patting previously had its charter revoked first With the feelings of everyone sufficientsummed it up when he said, "It's Just that overhead, no Grateful Dead Maring from semester last year and then had It ly aired, the members tentatively our Kfestyk differs from the rules of Hope oversized speakers, no parachute hang- reinstated in January. At that time it was adopted a compromise proposal: regular College.-' ing from the second floor landing of Col- agreed that individual members of the meetings will be held that will be w umbia Cottage. In thort. the men of the fraternity would be held responsible for restricted to women only, offering them Knickerbocker Fraternity and Columbia their action. The group would not be an opportunity to "sit down and seriously punished as a whole and the individual Cottage are gone. talk with other women, " according to Ms. Columbia Cottage, the longtime home trouble makers would face up to their Dickey; and periodic meetings and lecof the Knicks, was torn down this sum- own problems. {continued from p. 3J tures will be held to which the entire camHowever, following a rules violation at mer. According to William Anderson, Here is a small sampling of the praises pus will be invited, thus providing an opVice President of Buaineas and Finance, the end of last year, the college deemed it and criticisms fek by those who see the portunity for the group to iuform, and to the site is projected to be part ol Hope's necessary to take action against the ensculpture daily, mainly through the win- allow interested parties to participate new earth-sheltered administration tire organization. dows of the Phelps cateteria. and learn. Scott Dow. a Junior from New York, buikiing.However, this is along term plan Students had many different opinions' Ms, Vosteen said that she hopes to bring and will take time to develop. For the complained. "They are taking the frat as about SUNDOG. Some felt it "added in "a lot of speakers," not only from local time being, the lot will be reseeded and a whole instead of as individuals. If a guy dimension" to the campus. It was groups, but hopefully from such national will hold a sculpture Mayer, associate causes some damage, we'll turn him in." described as "a good conversation organizations as NOW. As it turned out, the individuals involved professor of 3rt. piece." "something that makes use of WIG is still in the process of getting Although the Knicks are not presently in last years' incident turned themselves your imagination," and " a nice touch of organized and is still looking for persons Mving on-campus, they are working with in. modem art." Qfhers found it "ugly," interested in women's issues. All inDow continued, "In January we agreed Michael Genie, Dean of Students, for a "blocks the view from Fhelp'.s." and terested students and faculty are invited room on campus in which they can for- to go as individuals and now Dean Gerrie many were found asking the question, to attend the next organizational meeting, is backing out ; it doesn't seem fair." Dow mally meet. "What is a SUNDOG?" Some students scheduled for tonight, Thursday, the 17th Knickerbocker Fraternity has Went on to say that he personally doesn't wondered why funds were used for a at 6 p.m. lost its on-campus housing privilege for mind living off campus. He was planning sculpture when they could be put to better the current school year," explained Ger- to do so anyway. use. One student commented, "Are the However, he thinks that if other rie. He went on to say that "at the end of junkyards becoming too full?" the semester last year, the decision was members want to stay on a Most of the faculty members questionmade to penalize the Knicks for flagrant house atmosphere they should be able to. ed had not yet seen the sculpture. Some, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16 ^ According to Tom SokolnickV president infractions of the rules.'' Student Congress Representntive however, were aware of SUNDOG. Many The Knicks had previously applied for of the Knicks, "living off-campus hasn't liked it and viewed it as a "cultural addi- elections. housing at Sheilds Cottage but the penalty affected the unity of the frat. "We have 14 tion at Hope." Some felt that modern art and a fire in the cottage eliminated that active members this year and the guys itself was becoming a bit trite over the are still real close. The college doesn't possibility. years. Others agreed with the students FRIDAY. SEPTEMBER 17 The ruling of no on-campus housing was want an off-campus fraternity and we'll that the funds should have been ap3:30 p.m. Peale 50. Chemistry appealed before the Student Standing Ap- respect their wishes by not calling this the propriated for a different purpose. peals Board this summer but was again Knick House." Seminar: Dr. Micheal D. Seymour, It seems as though reactions to SUN" A d d Rain: Occurence and EnviornDOG are as varied as the people who see the sculpture. Is it a success? Mayer's mental Impact." 7:30 and 10 p.m., Winants, Film: piece of art seems to be provoking "Ordinary People," $1.50. thought on campus, stirring up both praise and hostility,and making people ponder and think. Isn't that what art is supposed to accomplish? SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 by Tim Gortsema




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Men's Cross Country Looks Toward the Mountaintop by Steve Underwood After a season like the 1980 campaign, one might think that the Hope men's cross country team would be satiated. Indeed the Flying Dutchmen, after losing to Ml A A foes Albion and Calvin in earty season meets, came on like gangbusters In the stretch. When the dust cleared, they had captured the M1AA championship (their ninth in the last decade), the NCAA Division III Great Lakes Regional (both hosted by Hope), and a sixth place finish in the NCAA National Meet. That final performance marked the highest spot an M1AA cross-country team has ever finished in national competition. # But veteran Coach William VanderbiJt has other ideas besides just sitting back, 1 '. When you get this close (sixth) it gets you excited about maybe making it to the top three in the Nationals. With the new people coming in and potentially outstanding people returning. 1 really believe we have an excellent chance to accomplish this goal." Vanderbilt appears to have the troops and the numbers to back up his words. Leading the harriers are co-captains elect Mark Northuis and John Victor. For the towering Northuis it will be the final season of an illustrious career. The Grand Haven senior powered up the final hill of the Holland Country Club course in last year's M1AA meet to take the lead, then hung on to win in a then-course record time of 24:56 (five miles). At the finals in Rochester. New York, "Norty" missed All-American honors by just two places. Victor, a muscular junior from Zeeland, earned All-MIAA laurels in 1979. but perhaps had his best race in Rochester where he was 41st. rating him fourth among MIAA runners. The Dutch r e t u r n a n o t h e r AllConference runner in Steve Underwood of

East Lansing. The skinny sophomore notched victories In the Hope Invite and Regional Meets as he shared first man duties with Northuis most of last year. Depth has traditionally been a key for Hope cross-country teams and this year will be no exception. Juniors Larry F i s c h e r , J e f f C r u m b a u g h , Mike Schmuker. Mark Southwell, Paul Tannehill, and sophomore Rick Webster have all been irr the top seven on the team at one time or another during their careers. Sophomre Dick Hoekstra and Rick Krieger look ready to challange for those variety spots along with Juniors Bret Crock, and Kevin Tavernier. The newcomers will be led by top-notch Ferris State transfer Brain Taylor, a junior, and Soph Scott Vande Vorde. Holland High product Steve Elenbaas, one of Michigan's finest prep milers last season, heads the freshman class. Rich Helder, Kurt Martin, and Frank Scroki add further to Hope's wealth of contributors. Once again, Calvin and Abion look to be the top challengers in the conference race. The Knights return All-Americans John Brink and Kurt Mast from a team that finished right behind Hope in the MIAA and Regional tilts and claimed fifth In the Nationals. The Britons, a third MIAA team in the finals, return perennial stars Ron Lessard. Dave Vanderkooy and Kurt Schaefer. Kalamazoo is much improved and Alma is rarely weak. Olivet and Adrian will likely fight it out for sixth place, but could surprise a team too careless in preparation The Hope season opened with the Hope Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The harriers will travel to Earlham, Indiana this weekend for a GLCA meet, a tough invitational. Also hightlighting the

schedule is a complete slate of MIAA dual meets Including home clashes with AlWonfOltvet. Calvin, and Kazoo. All home meets are run at the Holland Country Club, The team will make three other trips to the Hoo&ier State for invttatkmais at Notre Dame and Tri-State, and the Regional meet at the latter location. Looming down the r6ad also is the 47th league meet at Kazoo's monster course, and the Nationals at Lebanon Valley College in Pennsylvania. Local excitement ran high in 1960 with Hope hosting and winning two big meets. Although those meets will be held elsewhere this year, the potential for the 1981 Hope cross.-country team to move toward the "mountaintop" may make this year more thrilling-than last.

Field Hockey Opening by Tammy Avrtt Hope's Flying Dutch field hockey team is opening their season this week with a game against Notre Dame on Tuesday and the GLCA tournament in Wooster. Ohio, over the weekend. A coaching change has been made this year with Marjorie Snyder assuming the role of head coach. Despite the loss of many seniors, there are many returning letter-winners. Polly Tamminga, junior, and Mary Lou Ireland, a senior, are the co-captains and

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Big Plays Defeat Hope's Flying Dutchmen never being able to sustain a drive long by Jim Goorhouse Excitement ran high on a sunny 85 enough to put points on the board. The degree day as the Hope Flying Dutchmen defense, with help from some crucial met the Wabash Little Giants last SaturWabash penalties, continued to hold its day before a sell-out Community Day own. Just when it looked as if Hope would crowd of over 5500. Unfortunately, the enter the locker room with a 7-0 lead, Dutch were unable to break the sixteen disaster struck In the form of Wabash's game unbeaten string of Wabash and fell first big play. The Little Giants' wide victim to two big plays in a 14-7 defeat. receiver found a seam in Hope's zone Hope received the opening kickoff and, . pass coverage and took a perfectly after a first down, was forced to punt. It thrown pass 37 yards to paydirt. was a fine 40-yarder by Mark Thompson The third quarter began as a seesaw afwhich put Wabash on their own 10-yard fair, with neither team making much yarline. Three downs and a punt saw Hope dage. Hope's defense, seemingly rising to receive the ball back on their own 40 and the occasion, forced Wabash deep into put together their only sustained drive of their own territory and after a punt gave the day. the ball to the offense at mid-field. It lookTodd Holstege. again looking good in ed like the Dutch would take advantage of the^backfield, ran for nine yards on two this opprtunity, pushing the ball to plays, with Mark Spencer sneaking for a Wabash's 20, largely due to Spencer's first down. A key 20-yard pass on third completions to Doug Clark and Mark down from Spencer to Holstege moved Thompson. Fate intervened, however, the Dutch to the 24 and a face mask penal- and a Hope fumble ended the drive. ty on the play advanced the ball to the 12. It took Wabash only three plays to drive Holstege took the ball to the two on the en- 72 yards, the big blow being a 65-yard suing play and after an incomplete pass scoring toss to Wabash's All-American by Spencer and an offside penalty on tight-end, Pete Metzelass. This seemed to Wabash, Ed Cain scored Hope's sole break the back of the Dutchmen, as they touchdown with a dive from the one. were not able to mount another serious Hope continued to look good in the se- scoring drive. cond quarter, gaining good yardage but Todd Holstege led the Dutch in rushing


Todd Holstege led the Dutchmen in rushing against Wabash.

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Soccer Successfu by Eva Dean The Flying Dutchmen played their first two soccer games last weekend on the road against two Indiana opponents. The season began last Friday at Wabash, Indiana, followed by a Saturday game in Depauw. "It was a big weekend and we came out very successful," stated Coach Afman about the weekend games. The Dutch posted two shutouts as they humiliated Wabash (possibly avenging the football team's defeat), with a score of 3-0. They also defeated Depauw who, by the way, was ranked number one in the region. The first two goals of the 1981 season were booted in by Todd Kamstra. who is credited with 16 college career assists, just four short of the Hope career record. The third Hope goal was a one own goal against Wabash when their back mistakenly headed the ball past the Wabash goalie, off of A1 Crothers' punt. "Our defense was strong in both

g a m e s , " reported tri-captain Scott Savage. "But it was particularly strong in the second game." Again posting another shutout, the Dutchmen outclassed Depauw with a score of 2-0. Goals this time came from Paul Fowler and Dave Bopf. Sophomore goalie A1 Crothers made 19 saves on the weekend, thus adding the most crucial finish to leaving the Dutch's opponents scoreless. Crothers was also an all-MIAA goalie last fall as a freshman as he only let eight shots on goal out-smart him. To further prove how strong the booters defense performed, the Hope Dutchmen only allowed 32 shots on goal compared to their 50. Helping with assists were Fowler with two, Bopf, Crothers, and A1 Noerberg with one each. As a reminder to Hope soccer fans, the soccer team plays its first home game against Michigan State this weekend in the Holland Municipal Stadium at 1 p.m. Afman urges a strong crowd for this big game.

Hope Volleyball gets Bumped by Chuck Knebl The Flying Dutch opened their 1981 volleyball season with an up and down performance. The Kellogg Community College Invitational last Saturday provided the Dutch with "real good competition," according to Coach Sander DeHaan. The lady volleyballers finished the day with a 4-5 record, which included an exciting playoff game. Battling through "an overall real good tournament," DeHaan said, "the Dutch tied for second with Kalamazoo CC and Henry ForJ among their five team division. A hard fought 18-16 playoff loss to Henry Ford followed, which prevented the Dutch from reaching the semi-finals. DeHaan said the tournament will allow a "good evaluation" of the 1981 team. He feels potentially the team can be as good as last year. The 1980 Flying Dutch posted their finest season ever with an overall 294 record. DeHaan will be working this year with Tanya Shire who is a new member of the Hope physical education department. She

had been a faculty member and six-year volleyball coach at Houghton College in New York. DeHaan said he has worked well with Shire and that she brings valuable training methods and conditioning experience to the Hope team.

with 100 yards on the day. Spencer was 14 for 25 on the day, but couldn't break anyone free for a long gainer. He passed for only 125 yards. The defense again looked strong, aided by the punting of Thompson, who averagefl 37 yards on five punts. Hope travels to DePauw on Saturdaylooking to push their record to 2-1 against another strong foe.

Run-Bike-Swim Coming


Registration forms are available tor the fourth annual Hope College Run-BikeSwim, an event designed to appeal to the competitor as well as the recreationalist. The event, sponsored by ODL, Inc. of Zeeland in cooperation with the Hope College physical education department, will be held Saturday, October 10. in conjunction with the College's Homecoming celebration. Seven different activities, including a triathlon, will be available, according to Glenn Van Wieren, coordinator of the event. Competitive runners will have a chance to run either 5,000 or 10.000 meters while a special one-mile run-walk event will be held for those seeking only to get some exercise. There will also be a 13.000 meter bike race. The Kresge Natatorium in the college's 'Dow Health and Physical Education Center will be the site of two swimming events. There will be a 400-meter race against the clock for those 12 years and under and an 800-meter race for those 13 and over. The triathlon will be for those entering the 10,000 meter run, 13,000 meter bike and 800 meter swim events. Entry in the triathlon is limited to 70 people. Pre-registration for competitive events is encouraged although entries will be accepted on October 10 between 8-8:30 a.m. The events will have varying starting times between 8:30-10 a.m. Triathlon swimmers will take the plunge beginning at6:30a.m. The registration fee for competitive events is $3.50 while recreational activities are open to all free of charge. A free T-shirt is included. There will be age-group divisions for men and women in all the events. An awards ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Dow Center. Registration forms are available at the physical education department office in the Dow Center.

Sports Calendar FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18 11- Men's and Women's Cross Field Hockey, GLCA tourney at Country, GLCA Meet at Earlham, InWooster, Ohio dlana. Volleyball, GLCA tourney at Wooster, Ohio MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 21 1 - Golf, at Kalamazoo SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19 1:30 • Football, at De Pauw, Indiana 1 • Soccer, w i t h Michigan State at home 10- Golf, at Albion • Field Hockey, GLCA tourney at Wooster, Ohio - Volleyball, GLCA tourney qt Wooster, Ohio

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 3:30 - Field Hockey, w i t h Alma at home 7 - Volleyball, at Albion

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 3:30 - Soccer, at Alma