Hope Celebrates Its Centennial Homecoming Originality and Tradition Blend for Gala Weekend This w e e k e n d ' s H o m e c o m i n g activities will begin with a soccer g a m e against Wheaton at 3 p.m. today, followed by judging of the house decorations at 4 p . m . and 8 p.m. The first Hope College Kletz Concert, highlighting Friday's events, will f e a t u r e the Hope College Band, the Arcadian F o u r , and four myst« ry conductors. The band will present B e r s t e i n ' s " O v e r t u r e to C a n d i d e , " Alford's " T h e Purple C a r n i v a l " and a medley f r o m " T h e Sound of M u s i c " u n d e r the direction of Robert Cecil.
" G e o r g e H e m i n g w a y , " "Good t(3 the Last D r o p , " " P i e r r e F l a m b e a u . " and " M y Son, the Apple.' E m c e e i n g t h e p r o g r a m a r e Bil 1 C a r t h c a r t and P e t e P a u l s o n . The admission cost, w h i c h includes coffee, cider and donuts, is $.50 for s t u d e n t s , and $.75 for g e n e r a l admission. F r a t e r n i t y and sorority floats will be viewed and judged for the first t i m e t o m o r r o w morning at 10:30 a . m . in the H o m e c o m i n g parade. I m m e d i a t e l y following at 11:45 a . m . , the a n c h o r in front of G r a v e s Hall will be formally d e d i c a t e d .
Four Reformed Church minist e r s who originally m a d e up the Arcadian Four in the MO's a s Hope students, will r e t u r n to sing such favorites as " C l i m b i n g up the M o u n t a i n , " and "Tell Me Why". The r e - f o r m e d f o u r s o m e includes Bill Miedema, Ken L e e t s m a , Warren Hietbrink and Bob Schuler, and will be a c c o m p a n i e d by Yvonne R i t s e m a .
Half-time activities of the football g a m e with Alma, which begins at 2 p.m., will include the p r e s e n t a t i o n of the queen and her court, and the a n n o u n c e m e n t of house decoration and float winners. T h e g a m e will be followed by open house in all residences unitl 6 p . m .
The concert will be provided with elemen ts of m y s t e r y by four unidentified conductors. " U n d e r neath Old S m o k e y " will be conducted by "Victor Paul Barrym o r e , " and " J a m e s Van C a r n e g i e " will conduct " T h e T ' Shirt B l u e s " ,
The ball will c l i m a x the homecoming celebrations, a n d will f u r ther illustrate the weekend t h e m e with the title "A Night in A r m s . " Tickets to t h e d a n c e , which begin.i in the Civic Center at 8:30 p . m . , a r e $2 p e r couple.
Hornet oming Tradition Dates From Spirited 1928 Event The entire student body took part in the first Hope College Homecoming Nov. 9. 1928. Those who were not on the floats m a r c h e d with their class through town to Riverview P a r k on F r i d a y evening. At the park the f r e s h m e n built a hugh bonfire, which created an appropriate a t m o s p h e r e for the rousing yells that followed. Their enthusiasm c a r r i e d over to the p a r a d e and first Homecoming g a m e the next d a y . Traditions e m a n a t e d from subsequent Homecomings. In 1937 the first Homecoming Queen, Miss Marjory Moody, w a s crowned. Homecomings didn't always occur every year. Yet the limited n u m b e r of men during World War II didn't h a m p e r the Homecoming spirit in 1944. The g a m e that year was a touch-football g a m e , both t e a m s consisting of Hope College coeds.
In m o r e recent y e a r s s e v e r a l a c a d e m i c H o m e c o m i n g s h a v e been celebrated. Festivities combined the regular activities and an added dimension similar to our Fine A r t s Festival. Guest s p e a k e r s included Hope a l u m n i reknown in their chosen professions. Although too expensive to be held yearly, f u t u r e a c a d e m i c H o m e c o m i n g s a r e imaginable. One aspect of Homecoming which has r e m a i n e d unchanged is the way in which alumni and s t u d e n t s r e c i p r o c a t e friendly greetings and ponder fond r e m e m b e r a n c e s . During the 37 i n t e r v e n i n g y e a r s between this Homecoming and the first, Hope has c h a n g e d its f a c e considerably. It lies with t h e present students of Hope to d e c i d e whether or not t h e m e m b e r s of the class of '28 will detect a familial spirit here, which can rea w a k e n their long d o r m a n t m e m ories and recollections of Hope.
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Borst Crowned 1965 Queen Last night senior Carol Borst w a s crowned queen of Hope College's Centennial Homecoming at the coronation c e r e m o n i e s held ( u t s i d e of the Physics-Math Building. Queen Borst was selected f r o m a group of 16 nominees during balloting last Tuesday. Her court is m a d e up of seven girls representing e a c h of the four classes and consists of senior Anita Awad, juniors Cindy Clark and J a c k i e Nyboer, s o p h o m o r e s Sue Albers and Sue Borst and f r e s h m e n Rosalie Hudnut and Bonney Miller. Sophomore Sue Borst is a sister of the queen and both come f r o m Midland P a r k , N.J. The queen is a m e m b e r of the Delta Phi sorority and is active in the Higher Horizons p r o g r a m . She and her court will reign over Centennial Homecoming festivities this weekend, will ride on their float in the p a r a d e S a t u r d a y morning and will be introduced during half t i m e ceremonies at the g a m e .
CAROL—Senior Carol Borst was
Queen last night. She will preside over the weekend's festivities as Queen Carol.
Alumni Set $150,000 Goal Concert Has Old Hope Talent For College Support in '65
The first Hope College Kletz Concert will be held tonight at 8:30 p.m. in the Holland Civic Center. The Arcadian F o u r , a c a m p u s quartet popular in the '40's, con-
sisting of Bill M i e d e m a . Ken Leets m a . Warren Hietbrink and Bob Schuler, will t a k e p a r t in the concert. singing such selections as "Climbin' Up the Mountain" and
"Tell Me Why." The group will be accompanied by Yvonne R i t s e m a . During the concert a conducting contest of non-conductors will be held. The four m y s t e r y conductors —alias Victor P a u l B a r r y m o r e . J a m e s Van Carnegie, George Bushkin Hemingway, P i e r r e F l a m b e a u —will a p p e a r in disguise. The winner will be selected by a group of judges who are all Hope alumni. They a r e J u d g e Cornelius Vander Meulen '00. a retired Municipal Court J u d g e , Circuit Court J u d g e R a y m o n d L. Smith '28 and Municipal Court J u d g e John Galien, J r . '51. The college band with Robert Cecil conducting will p e r f o r m Bernstein's " O v e r t u r e to Candide," Alford's "T h e Purple Carnival M a r c h " and a medley f r o m "The Sound of Music." E m c e e s for the p r o g r a m a r e Bill Cathcart and Pete Paulson.
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Hold Your Hand" in F Minor, at the Kletz Concert tonight at 8:30 p.m.
Admission to this event is $.50 for students and $.75 for adults. The price of admission includes coffee, cider and donuts.
The Alumni Fund Drive has received $78,324 toward its goal of $150,000 for the c a l e n d a r y e a r , according to Marian Stryker, director of alumni relations. The figure r e p r e s e n t s the total contributions as of last Monday*. Mrs. Stryker directs and coordinates the work of 24 a r e a c h a i r m e n working throughout the United States in efforts to contact and solicit much-needed funds f r o m Hope's 8,979 living" alumni. The monies a c c u m u l a t e d through this y e a r ' s drive will be used by the college for student scholarships, faculty s a l a r i e s and r e s e a r c h projects. The a r e a c h a i r m e n and m e m bers of the Alumni Board will hold a joint semi-annual meeting Saturday at 8:30 a . m . in the Alumni House. The two groups also m e e t together in J u n e . This y e a r ' s fund d r i v e m a k e s use of t h e " p e r s o n a l solicitation app r o a c h " to raising money. This appr oach h a s been s u c c e s s f u l l y used since 1963. Both the 1963 and 1964 goals of $100,000 and $126,000 respectively iwere topped. When asked if this y e a r ' s $150,000 m a r k will b e
reached. Mrs. Stryker c o m m e n t e d . " W e shall by all m e a n s reach it. Many professional people wait until the y e a r ' s end before giving, since they a r e then m o r e a w a r e of their financial s t a t u s . " Thus f a r about 20 per cent of the alumni have contributed to the drive. Mrs. Stryker told of a 50 percent contribution goal that h a s been set, and reported t h a t 99 per cent of the class of 1965 h a v e already given. Last y e a r saw a 35 percent response, while in 1963 18 percent of the alumni gave. The " p e r s o n a l solicitation app r o a c h " calls for a r e a c h a i r m e n personally contacting alumni in their a r e a s , who in turn contact additional prospective givers. A c h a i r m a n at large contacts f o r m e r Hopites living in a r e a s of s p a r s e alumni concentration. To coordinate alumni activities Mrs. Stryker m a k e s f r e q u e n t travels to alumni gatherings across the nation. Having a l r e a d y been to the F a r West this fall, she will travel to the E a s t and through Michigan in November. Mrs. Sryke r began working with alumni in 1941 and a s s u m e d her p r e s e n t title in 1953,
Enigmas of Education A nswered by Cassidy Last
October 22, 19fi5
Hope College, Holland, Michigan
Cassidy, professor of chemistry at Yale University, spoke to a small audience in Dimnent Chapel on the subject, "The Intellectual Structure of a College." He gave his answers to the problem of diversity of disciplines in modern education In a college such as Hope, he said, where 40 s e m e s t e r courses must be chosen f r o m a total of over 300 offered, it is most difficult for a student to decide among them. However, there a r e relationships between the various disciplines which m a k e the diversity less forbidding, and it was the effort of the speech to schematically define these relationships. All academic disciplines, said Dr. Cassidy, fall into a continuum, which can be graphically represented on a circle, one semicircle devoted to the humanities, morg ing gradually into the sciences, which occupy the other semicircle. This circular arrangement was not to imply any opposition of sciences to humanities, but only a difference. However, he said, this does not represent t h e totality of the scheme. Within each discipline, there are three basic activities: Data gathering, synthesis, and application to practice. The first is, of course, necessary before any study can begin. The second must occur if we expect to e a r n anything
from the facts we have gathered, because our knowledge is based on lelationships of facts. Moreover, he said, humans a r e by nature pattern - forming creatures. The third activity is that which m a k e s our knowledge meaningful and useful. In a second d i a g r a m . Dr. Cassidy placed the previous circle on the circumference of a sphere, as the equator is to the e a r t h . Thus each discipline was represented no longer as a plane segment of a circle but as a wedge-shaped segment of a sphere. At the top of the segment, he placed philosophies of the discipline, in the middle, theoretical disciplines and at the bottom. technologies. Theoretical disciplines involve the activities of data-gathering and synthesis, philosophies involve synthesis and technologies involve application to practice. With this, the scheme of relationships was complete. When we understand these relationships, he observed, we have the advantages of being able to respect students of disciplines other than our own. to avoid academic arrogance and to replace ourselves in a connected whole. Student Assemblies Committee chairman David Grissen announced late this week that there would be no assembly next Tuesday due to a previous reservation of the chapel by an outside group.
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DEEP CONCENTRATION—Campus leaders mlighlen freshmen in the wasvs in which student organizations operate. From left are Rich Vaiantasis. Glenn Pontier, Dick Shiels and Menno Kraai. type meetings, freshmen b e c a m e familiar with the nature of the different organizations by asking questions and participating in fret discussion with the leaders. Each person attending was asked to fill out questionnaires evaluating the conference. The enthusiasm of the freshmen was evident as 100 percent indicated that they ftlt the conference was worthwhile and that they had gained a definite benefit from it. Most felt they could apply quite a bit of what they had learned to future activities. Constructive criticism of the conference fell into three categories; some felt the meeting should have been held at a different time, perhaps during orientation; others thought that there should have !>een an opportunity to attend more discussion groups if desired: and some believed that more f r e s h m e n should have attended, criticizing the handling of the conference's publicity. There is a quantitative shortage of leadership in the organizations on campus. Too often the major tasks a r e performed by the same people in every group. The great benefit which can be derived from such activity is lost by the vast m a j o r i t y of students at Hope. In the words of Menno Kraai, " ther q is a great unutilized potential
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Werner Heine, associate profes sor of G e r m a n , will a d d r e s s the International Relations Club Oct. 25 at 6:45 p.m. in G r a v e s auditorium. Mr. Heine, who studied last sum m e r in the newly-independent African nation of Tanzania, a composite of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, will speak on " W h a t ' s New in Tanz a n i a " , stressing the political and educational implications of the new nation Irving to k e e p pace in a modern society. Mr. Heine is replacing the scheduled speaker, J a n e Weidlund of the International S e c r e t a r i a t of the Lnited Nations, who is unable to keep her speaking commitment.
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among the upperclassmen at Hope. The conference is an attempt to a \ o i d this waste of ideas, talents, and enthusiasm of the new freshman c l a s s . " The general concensus of c a m p u s leadership, administration and freshmen w a s that the Student Leadership Conference was a step in the right direction in solving this problem. Although the conference as a whole was successful this year, changes and improvements are ali c a d y being contemplated for next year Relatively few f r e s h m e n at tended and Kraai attributed ihot to a failure in publicity. Many were u n a w a r e that jr. enthusiasm for and interest in c a m p u s life ivas the only invitation needed—that it was open to all. A solution to this problem will likely be found next year when many a r e proposing an expansion of the conference to the entire f r e s h m a n class and perhaps the entire school. Another idea involves its removal from c a m p u s to such a site as C a m p Geneva, where leadership from every organization would have the opportunity to hold discussion groups in order to better interg r a t e all students into the life of the Hope "caT^jnis.
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Floats a n d Court on Revue "The Turn of the C e n t u r y " approaches this afternoon as Hope College opens its Homecoming activities. The climatic welcoming of Hope College alumni is the aiinual Homecoming p a r a d e tomorrow morning at 10:30 a.m. on West 8th Street between the Civic Center and Columbia Ave The p a r a d e consists of six bands from the Holland a r e a . 11 floats which represent each of the sororities and fraternities on Hope's campus, and a horse-drawn Queen's Float in the shape of an old fashioned Central P a r k Coach.
The float them es are limited to the turn of the 19th to 20th century in conjunction with t h e football g a m e Saturday afernoon. The Alpha Phi's "Bottle The Scots" is a theme displaying a l a r g e bottle of scotch in the football field. The Arcadians' "Walk Softly But—" portrays a Hope football player stomping a "Big Stick." T h e Cosmopolitans pronounce "Scots Kill by Hope" with an "old t i m e " c a r running
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represents the Delphi's float. Their theme shows a woouen shoe with wings killing a Scottie dog in the football field. The Dorian's "Soar to Victory" is a replica of the Wright Brothers' airplane. Also the Emersonians believe "Hope Wipes uut A l m a " as they display an oldfashioned. turn of the century surfer in front of a 16-foot tidal wave. . T h e F r a t e r s say " H a n g it the Scots" in a large pada f o r e a r m hanging up an oldfashloned telephone.
"This year Mom and Dad's Weekend represents a real attempt to draw p a r e n t s into the life of t h e college." said P r e s i d e n t Calvin V a n d e r W e r f . " P a r e n t s of our students invest a m i n i m u m of $1700 per year, but more important, t h e y entrust us with the education of their children. They have a right to know our school and meet our fine t e a c h e r s . " With this in mind, activities for the weekend of Nov. 5 and 6 will begin on F r i d a y morning with open classes. This is an innovation enabling parents to visit classes in session. There will be an information booth in the P i n e Grove to direct parents to the classes of their son or daughter. F r i d a y evening a choral d r a m a "Circle Beyond F e a r " and two one-act plays. "A Very Cold N i g h t " and "Saint Felix and His Potatoes." directed by J a m e s Malcolm, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. in the Little Theater. Admission is free and it is open to all students as well as parents. On Saturday, parents m a y meet with t e a c h e r s in their offices from 9:30 a . m . until 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at Phelps from 11 a.m. to 1 p . m . , and meal tickets will be sold in the line. Admission to the football game at 2 p . m . will be free for p a r e n t s accompanied by students. P a r e n t s of the players will sit in a special section where t h e y will w e a r their sons' football n u m b e r and t h e mothers will be given m u m s . At half time " T h e Mother and F a t h e r of the W e e k e n d " will be chosen.
6 p.m.. President and Mrs. VanderWerf will hold a reception in their home. T h e r e will also be open house held in all d o r m s from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Phelps. The weekend will close with a variety show Saturday night, to be presented twice in Snow Auditorium; once at 7:30 p.m. and again at 9 p.m. Since this event is in support of the Student Social-CuJtural Center F u n d , admission of $.50 per person will be c h a r g e d at the door. Corsages and tickets for the Saturday evening meal can be ordered during the last week in October. Sign up sheets will be post-" ed in the d o r m s . Several students a r e working on the weekend, including Helen and Louise VerHoek who a r e in charge of correspondence, Mary Van Pernis handling publjicity, Hoy Anchor and Ellen Oosterhaven setting up the parent-faculty meetings, J a n Thompson in charge of the two Slater meals and Peg Welmers and Dennis J o n e s organizing the variety show. • Dr. VanderWerf praised weekend co-chairmen Bob Dahl and Ruth Meyer for " a n outstanding job."
THE BACK PORCH MAJORITY—The new Randy Spaik singing sensation will appear Monday. Noivember 1, at the Civic Center as the fall concert in the Student Entertainment Series.
Kappa Chi is planning to "Distill the Scots" as they portray a mountaineer at his still. The Knickerbockers come " I n the Knick of T i m e " showing a Hope football player kicking a field goal and a baby changing the scoreboard, in Hope's favor of course! The Sibyllines "Soak the Scots' in a large paddle - wheel of progress and the Sorosites m a k e sure that "Hope Breaks the R e c o r d " as a Scottie dog and megaphone victrola from before the turn of the century are displayed.
The Student Entertainment Series will present Randy Spark's Back Porch Majority, in concert, at the Holland Civic Center, November 1 at 7:30 p.m.
Judging will take place in front of the Warm Friend Hotel during the p a r a d e and while the floats are on display at Riverview P a r k . According to p a r a d e co-chairmen Chuck Walvoord and Shirley Van Haalte. the judging is based on originality and construction. The winners will be announced at the football half-time.
This group of four men and three women was originally formed • to provide talent for the New Christy Minstrels: however, a p p e a r a n c e s on the J o h n n y Carson Show and other network television shows have met with such enthusiasm that the Majority Ls now being acclaimed as the group with the brightest f u t u r e among the folk singing
HOMECOMING PREPARATIONS—Freshmen and junior foremen construct the float in which this year's Homecoming Queen and her court will ride.
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Hope Student Senate Brings Back Porch Majority to Campus Tickets for the performance will be available at the door for those not holding season passes to the Entertainment Series. Ideas for the spring concert include the chance of a dual concert by the Swingle Singers and P e t e r Nero. Another idea blowing in the wind is the possibility of two concerts during the second semester with the Chad Mitchell Trio being booked for one of these engagements.
Decorations Depict Theme Homecoming shows the "Turn of the Century" f r o m different perspectives as each dorm and cottage presents its decoration for the trophy competition. Columbia Hall impresses us with a printing shop scene and the t h e m e "Columbia going in to press The Hope out." By giving a history of Columbia Hall, the printer says that in 1900, Columbia printed The Hope; in 1965. Hope leaves its imprint on Columbia. windmill scene with Chapel. S.C., Van Vleck and Nykerk wiit-
MortarBoard Slates Camille' On Oct. 30, Mortarboard will bring to Hope the second of a series of fine films. This first movie, "Camille," is based on the novel and play " L a Dame aux C a m e l i a s , " by Alexander Dumas. Greto Garbo, Robert Taylor and Lionel B a r r y m o r e have the starring roles with George Cukor as director. The film, a love d r a m a , should prove worthwhile if judged on the basis of its awards which a r e : One of the Ten Best American F i l m s of t h e Year ( 1937), Best Acting Award (Greta Garbo) and National B#ard of Review (1937). Moreover, John Bainbridge says in his book Garbo, "In 'Camille,' G a r b o gave what is widely r e g a r d e d a s her greatest p e r f o r m a n c e . "
Durfee Hall welcomes Alumni as "Our Arms of P r o g r e s s " in a ten on each " A r m " of the windmill. "Hope in God. Our Anchor for a Century" is Gilmore Hall's t h e m e as it displays a sundial with an anchor as the dial. Kollen Hall says " T i m e M a r c h e s On" a s its clock reflects c a m p u s issues and an Alma "Scot" looking into it. Phejdte Hall calls our attention to t h e ^ e l l S y s t e m " and Van Vleck sings "Happy Birthday to Hope College." Voorhees sees "The New Century T u r n " as the agricultural era is replaced by the industrial wheels of progress. By believing that "Hope stands for Quality" Zwemer Hall knows "The Proof is in the Age" as it poses a bootlegger by a wine distillery. Belt Cottage in celebrating the annexation of Hawaii, says "Aloha Alumni," while the German House cuckoo clock clucks " D e r Kuckuck sagt: Willkommen Alumni." Doesburg has "The 'Wright' Way Forw a r d " in its 1903 airplane and "Alumni, Welcome 'Yule'all" is Taylor's Christmas story with its m e r r y carolers.
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Beck Cottage plans to " B o m b t h e Scots" as its airplane kicks with spiked wooden shoes, however, Dosker wants "To Turn Off the Scotts" with its Edison light bulb. Scott Cottage looks "Around Hope's World, the Turn of the C e n t u r y " in its revolving ballroom, as the Spanish House " L e a d s on to Victory" with its trotting donkey lead by " R a m o n Jimenez, P l a t e r o y yo." Faculty m e m b e r s J a n i t a Holleman and Philip Holmes will judge both at 4 p.m. and at 8 p.m. in order to e v a l u a t e the displays under light and d a r k conditions. Judging is on a comparative basis using the percent scale. The specific considerations in judging are: construction 20 percent. which includes the location and relative difficulty of the construction; appropriateness 20 percent, which includes the originality of the idea and the uniqueness of the presentation; general effectiveness 40 percent, which includes the first impression and the clarity of ideas used, neatness, aEfectiveness of color, proportions and perspective.
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Editor's note: Dr. Philip Crook has been associate professor of biology and chairman on the department since 1955. Here he presents his allegorical accoimt of the growth of (he biology department. A article desribing recent developments In that department adjoins this column. By Dr. Philip Crook
P a r a b l e s seem to be popular in the anchor, so let's e m u l a t e at least the style by s a y i r ^ that once upon a time, twenty y e a r s ago to be axact. there were a Dutchman and a Scotsman teaching biology at a little college. With the passage of time the two b e c a m e seven, representing among themselves most of the m a j o r fields in biology. This was not an accident: they had been carefully chosen. They decided to limit their advanced courses to two or t h r e e in which they had special competence.
A new administration and much help f r o m an uncle ' n a m e d Sam) made a lot of badly needed equipment available, established m o r e in the way of research, and left the staff a little breathless and full of wonder at a possibly bright future ahead. Of course what was already a crowded building became m o r e crowded and fuses started to blow on overloaded electrical circuits, and office and research space b e c a m e m a t t e r s of great concern as well as where new staff was to come from and how students were to be transported into the field or to Florida during spring vacation. But then the people were at least reasonably young in heart, if not also in age.
With the g r e a t e r diversity represented on the staff, the d e p a r t m e n t started to lose its image as a prcmed mill (a very good one. by the way) and started sending m o r e than an occasional student into
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and they were getting help f r o m all sorts of people, and most importantly they had a fine bunch of young people to teach, so somehow long hours, disappointments and frustrations seemed worthwhile. Now of course 1 can only react in a personal way to the present biology department at Hope. 1 hold my fellow staff m e m b e r s in high r e g a r d . They a r e genuinely concerned with giving the best and fullest education possible to the students who come to them and in a spirit of mutual respect. As to the future it is hard to know what it holds because change is inevitable and the right kind of change is necessary. Looking Ahead There are still many unmet needs nnd important decisions to be made. If somehow these changes can be made without altering what 1 can only call the emotional clim a t e of the department and college. we will have nothing to fear from the future. Lets see how the story started in this article reads after another twenty years.
Helen C. Whiie, scholar, author, lecturer and teacher presented to Hope's c a m p u s last week a living tradition both in her defense of the truly liberal education and in the wisdom and far-sightedness of her own learned views. The liberal education to which she first r e f e r r e d introduced an attack on the "illiberal d e f e n d e r s " of the liberal a r t s who cherish the value of the liberal a r t s to the exclusion of the sciences. Miss White stated. "It is silly to claim the priorty of one discipline over another." Miss White then commented on the difficulty of achieving the goal of a liberal education, that is. of going from any one field to any other. Recognizing either one has time only for fulfilling requirements or one feels restricted to gaining no knowledge above the obvious and elementary level. After reminding the representative of the liberal arts to beware of prejudice. Miss White pointed out his representative's responsiUlity to his field. Academic freedom for the artist of word or any other m e m b e r of the liberal a r t s field is becoming more and more
stifled in the present atmosphere. Due p e r h a p s to the realism, or what others term obscenity, of the few. for instance, the artist, critic, or scholar is prevented f r o m communicating m a n y of his ideas. The duty of the liberally educated man is to defend the artist's right to academic freedom. Only in maintaining this right will the artist work "wholeheartedly." F r e e time for the academician to study and write, as well as pensions are among the other rights which belong to representatives of the liberal arts. The connection of the liberally educated man to his world. Miss White stated, a p p e a r s also in his responsibility to translate contemporary m a t e r i a l s for the betterment ol his fellow m a n . Seeing reality, in addition, rem a i n s all-important in any discipline. Miss White explained, as the idealization of history can only prevent a c c u r a c y . Relating this specifically to her field of medieval and Renaissance literature. Miss White emphasized the importance of knowing the background ot the age in order to have a full understanding of the artist's expression of that period.
Biology Dept. Seeks Depth "The biology department h a s been converted from a pre-medicine d e p a r t m e n t to a tri-partite p r o g r a m . " said d e p a r t m e n t chairm a n . Dr. Philip Crook in an in terview this week. Dr. Crook's pronouncement summarizes a progressive evolution which is occurring in the plant and animal science d e p a r t m e n t . For m a n y y e a r s the biology faculty existed for the benefit 1 of premedicine students. Today, hoiwever, with the g r e a t e r availability of grants for equipment and research and the growing student body, Dr. Crook and the biology personnel ase fulfilling t h e need and the opportunity to expand their program. Faculty Not Naive Realizing that an expanded department with additional courses, equipment and teachers does not insure a corresponding increase in educational quality, the biology faculty have m e t the challenge
to excellence by concentrating on teaching courses in those a r e a s where they are most competent. "This insures that they will be good courses." said Dr. Crook.
c h a m b e r s have bolstered experimental courses. The growth chambers were acquired with a matching grant from the National Science Foundation.
Dr. Crook explained that "the present aim is to preserve the quality of our pre-medicine courses and add to them, work in field biology and botany." These two a r e a s a r e receiving special attention now. Efforts a r e being m a d e to recruit new specialized personnel in botany and zoology. A call for a plant physiologist has been answered by three applicants. "It is our intention to have enough experts in specialized a r e a s to allow students opportunity for graduate work in these a r e a s , so that they may enter a technical field, such as wildlife m a n a g e m e n t , " said Dr. Crook.
Two experimental courses will be introduced into next s e m e s t e r ' s p r o g r a m . While the projected botany. section will be similar to the present general course, the zoology section will include an eighthour block of study in general zoology, bacteriology and genetics.
General Courses Broadened New facilities, such as the Hoebeke Greenhouse and two growth
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Faculty Research Biological research, which adds to the instructor's ability as well as expanding m a n ' s biological knowledge, is being conducted by all m e m b e r s of the biology faculty except Dr. Crook. Dr. Norman Norton has been studying fossil pollens, and has written four papers on his findings. <Dr. Norton will describe his work in next week's anchor.) Eldon Greij has been studying native birds, while Paul Van Fassen is conducting an extensive study of the chromosome distribution in wild asters. Dr. Eva Van Schaak is studving the may apple fungus on a gr ant from the college. Using human brains from cadavors. Dr. Norman Rieck is making study preparations of brains. Dr. Allen Brady, presently away on a Danforth teaching fellowship, is studying spiders. All of the faculty except Dr. Van Schaak have students assisting them.
Film 'Waiting for Godot' Lacks Plot, Conclusion Editor's Note: Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" can be seen at 6:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Oct. 29 and 30. free of charge. Pt the Western Michigan University Theater. Rob Hecht (Hope, 1965) is in charge of lighting for this production. By Gordon Korstange The critics loved "Waiting for Godot" when it was first presented in 1953. T h e y loved it because it is an enigma. There is little plot, much symbolism and no conclusion. Like Edward Albee's "Tiny Alice." " G o d o t " is a personal message from the playwright which the spectator can interpret to his own liking. And as most critics a r e f r u s t r a t e d writers, they jump at a chance to read their own philosophies into a work. "Waiting for Godot" gives the critic an opportunity for a field day. The play opens with two t r a m p s who have spent several days loitering by a road, waiting for a man who has promised to help them but has not appeared. What that help is. the audience is never told. This m a n . this Godot, keeps sending word that he might come the next day. He never comes: he probably never will come. The t r a m p s seemingly know this, but they still wait and hope, argue and complain.
Twice during the play two men come. One is a top-hatted whipsnapping man named Pozzo. The other is an abject creature, the world slave. This slave is continually beaten by his m a s t e r and only utters one long tirade of near gibberish. Pozzo and his slave appear in the second act. but the slave is blind and his master is decrepit and senile. Meanwhile, the two t r a m p s wait, talk and hope. They are still waiting when the play ends. If Beckett's philosophy doesn't shine through in this play, his theater technique does. Using vaudeville slapstick and the theater of the a b s u r d ' s double talk, the two t r a m p s (played by Bert Lahr and E. G. Marshall in the original production' stumble through m a n y a small misadventure. The result is confusing, but the comedy is often hilarious. It has to be. for there is not plot to hold the viewer's attention. Sometimes the talk is of philosophy, sometimes of death. Two humans live and agonize together over life. Despair is the mood of the play. The t r a m p s ' lives have been voids, but they have taken the first step out of d a r k n e s s . Like Chekov's "Uncle V a n y a . " they must keep doing something. They must wait and hope that Godot comes; only this is certain.
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Foreign Fulbriglit Grants The InstAute of International Education reports that the competition for U. S. government grants for g r a d u a t e study or research abroad in 1%6-67I or for study and professional training in the c r e a t i v e and performing a r t s under the Fulbright-Hays Act will close shortly. Application f o r m s and information for students currently enrolled in Hope College may be obtained from t h e Fulbright P r o g r a m adviser, Mr. Wolters in G r a v e s lOG. The deadline for filing applications through the Fulbright P r o g r a m Adviser on the campus is Oct. 31 1965, Applicants m u s t be U.S. citizens, who will hold a bachelor's degree or its equivalent by the beginning date of the g r a n t , and who have language proficiency sufficient to c a r r y out the proposed projects. Exceptions are made in the case of creative and performing artists who need not have a bachelor's degree but must have four y e a r s of professional study or equivalent experience. Social workers, on the other hand, must have at least two years of professional experience a f t e r the master of social work degree, and applicants in the field of medicine must have an M.D at the time of application. Three types of grant a r e available.
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LUJBLJANA, Y u g o s l a v i a ' F r e e d o m of the press and other media of information, freedom of association, freedom of speech, and public expression, freedom of meeting and other public assemblage shall be g u a r a n t e e d . " So reads Article 40 of the new Yugoslav Constitution, sounding like a similar article in a n u m b e r of Western democracies, including our own. How real is this guarantee. in practice, with particular reference to freedom of the p r e s s ? l e g a l l y there is a f u r t h e r Constitutional stipulation which qualifies the above s t a t e m e n t . Two p a r a g r a p h s later, we find that "these freedoms and rights shall not be used by anyone to overthrow the foundation of the socialist d e m o c r a t i c order determined by the Constitution. . . ." And t h e r e are no less than twenty articles in the Criminal Code which clarify how these " f r e e d o m s and rights shall be u s e d . " Degree of Freedom Actually, within these limitations. there is a great deal of freedom for expression of opinions and criticism True, there is what one observer called "the invisible line which everybody knows about." beyond which a newspaper, journ
A Solitary Homecoming By Rob Werge Last y e a r at Homecoming I was sitting in Boone's eating a $.60 h a m b u r g e r steak. I was thinking that only two things could be eternal: death and the taste of Boone's h a m b u r g e r steak. Suddenly a bottle of ketchup splattered over my plate, rolled down the counter and onto the floor. It landed on a waitress's big toe. As that was her favorite toe, she began to whimper softly. Wheeling around to see where the object c a m e f r o m , an old bent figure c a m e into focus. (I wore contact lenses at the t i m e and had to make s u r e that the form wasn't just another eyelash.) An old man was stumbling over and apologizing for having missed me. Said he was bitter against students. Said he was in the Hope class of 1902 but just couldn't " m a k e chapel so early in t h e m o r n i n ' . " Said he was a drop-out. Said his n a m e was V a n d e r Pile. Ahha! H e r e was a chance to bring a houl back into the alumni fold. In a blurt of school spirit, patriotism and general religious fervor, I grasped his h a n d . But my sudden movement m a d e me fall off the counter stool, slide a good five feet atop the r e m a i n s of the ketchup bottle and crash (at this point I believe t h e r e was a loud t h u m p ) against the cash register. When consciousness was recovered (not that there was much to recover), I was walking back
towards c a m p u s with the old fellow. His white hair was long and stringy: clotheh were wrinkled and his voice cracked when he sang snatches of " B a t t l e Hymn of the Republic" and other nursery tunes. We passed the hulking steps of Graves. He stopped and sighed. "If you line all the students who ever sat here shoulder to shoulder, it would form a chain stretching all the way to Zeeland," he said wistfully. Unable to think of why anyone would want to line up to Zeeland, I just stood t h e r e and was em h a r a s s e d . Picking aside leaves with his scuffed shoes, he started off towards Phelps. "I r e m e m b e r we had the worst food system you ever seen. The food was like eating s t e a m and we waited and waited . . . But now it must be different?" I w a s about to say that (con trary to popular belief) t i m e does not heal all things, but we were suddenly engulfed into Phelps lounge. It was decorated in neochaos. J a m m e d with WELCOME ALUMNI signs, booths were set up and loaded with penants, stickers. jewelry, diapers, book-ends all proclaiming H O P E . " G e t your Hope matching p a j a m a s . . . something to r e m e m b e r college b y . " Students w e r e jingling coin-cans and shouting, " H a v e you contributed to MSFU (More Stuff F o r Us) yet?" A group of three alumni dowagers were comparing hats and
h u s b a n d ' s salaries. Groups of men stood around trying unsuccessfully to hold in their widened stomachs. Every third sentence began with " R e m e m b e r the t i m e . . . and ended with "I wonder what ever happened to Zelda Flatbush. She was always such a wild o n e . " The din was unbelievable. The old fellow was so dismayed that he c l a m m e r e d atop a chair and waved his a r m s wildly. 1 think he was shouting something like, "But you c a n ' t go h o m e again, you can't go home a g a i n . " In any case, he soon lost his balance and knocked over a tray of tutti-fruitti pastries which were shaped like the chapel. Still he went unnoticed and though I did see one w o m a n with pastry-crust affixed to her hair spray, she didn't seem too bothered. " G u e s s I'm just a failure all around h e r e . " " I t ' s all r i g h t , " I assured him. " S o m e of my best friends are drop-outs." We walked down to Russ' and shared a cheeseburger (I had the cheeseburger and he had the bun.) F r o m w h e r e we were, we could see the girls riding down Eighth Street on top of all this colored p a p e r and chicken wire. Said he h a d n ' t seen anything like it since the inauguration of Coolidge. When he left, he swiped a bottle of ketchup " t o even things o u t " and started to hitch hike. A car joon stopped. I think he was heading in the direction of Calvin.
al, or other media cannot go with* out facing either legal or extralegal consequences. But as long as this isn't crossed, an editor or writer can say anything—and they often have. T h e r e is little of the Stalinist demand for adherence to a "line" in the sense we usually imagine it. It is revealing that there a r e at least three publications in Yugoslavia—one in each of the three m a j o r cities—dedicated solely to humor, and often taking pretty good jabs at the latest government innovation. They a r e fully supported by the government and the P a r t y and the Ljubljana one at least is very popular. 'Construetive Criticism' Only It is quite different for one used to the Western tradition of freedom of the press to understand the nature of that "invisible line." The Yugoslavs express in different t e r m s : You can engage in "constructive c r i t i c i s m " but not "negative criticism." We have freedom to express political opinions: "But anything which crosses the "invisible line" is no longer regarded as political: " T h e n it is a m a t t e r of criminal law and not politics." What it finally boils down to isthe simple regulation that you can say anything as long as you don't attack the basic premise on which the society of Yugoslavia is founded, namely the "socialist democratic o r d e r . " A comparable anal ogy might be the basic premise m a d e at Hope College, the validity of the Christian religion. Attacking socialism in Yugoslavia would be like standing up in chapel and shouting that God doesn't exist; The ruling authority simply won't tolerate it. In both cases the nature of the society is such that challenging its basic assumption is equivalent to advocating the overthrow of the existing order Other Barriers There exist other barriers which prevent the development of a freewheeling. open and critical attitude on the part of the press. P r o b a b l y the most important of these is simply the tradition of the suppression which the nation on the whole has lived under in the early postwar years, and which existed when these Slavic nations were territories of other conquerors for centuries before the present one. Much of the machinery for suppression has been eliminated, but the mentality which adjusted to it has not been completely changed This is true of both the reading public and the journalists who must take the consequences for any errors in judgement. As a student journalist said to me the other day "The journalists think they have to be official, even when they don't have
to be." This mentality is perpetuated by cases in which persons or publications have crossed the "invisible line." A few y e a r s ago a flyby-night Slovenian journal, litera r y in approach but heavily loafed with political criticism was banned after its editors were warned by the officials of the Communist party. In the ensuing controversy. the University of Ljubljana weekly Tribuna b e c a m e involved by opposing the banning and three editors later resigned f r o m the party. Even more recently a writer was given a suspended sentence for writing articles critical of the Soviet Union, and his sentence was suspended seemingly b e c a u s e world-wide publicity centered on the case while the International Pen Congress was meeting in the country. Reason for Punishment It is important to recognize, though, that these cases a r e ones in which the criticism w a s both l itter and quite e x t r e m e . In short, the "invisible line" had been crossed, and those persons had en gaged in "destructive criticism " The existence of limitations is different from the demand that a " p a r t y line" be followed in every thing that is printed. Of the latter there is a minimum in Yugoslavia today. The qualitative difference should be noted, for it m a r k s the distinction between a Stalinist police state and a cociety striving, sometimes hesitantly and even reluctantly, to become a democracy.
Sororities Blitz New Pledges As Rush Ends Floundering in spaghetti, squinting throuiUi eyelids heavy with peanut butter, being blitzed with suinach and (he other trials of hell night and hell week will be extended to the spring as well as fall pledges ; y the sororities during the nexi U o weeks. Newly received m e m b e r s of Delta Phi i e Laura Manasek, Nancy MitcVil j n d Melissa Parker. The Dorian So, jnty has been increased by m \ new pledges. They a r e : Carol CUer-y. Donelle Diggle. Doortge Aline. . Nancy G r a h a m . Marilyn Johnson and Judy Pauwe. Norma Butierworth. Billie Chang, Vickie Child*- Linda Hamming, Carol Marnie. Laurie Noetzel and Sue Stoeckly were accepted into Kappa Chi last Sunday and the Sibs welcomed Bernie Brunsting. B a r b a r a DeVries, Marilyn Huisjen, Mary J a m e s and Carol Van Middlesworth as their new sisters.
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Campus Armenians Tell of Past Persecutions By Paul Verduin Many t i m e s in A m e r i c a n history religious minority g r o u p s h a v e been s u b j u g a t e d to s a t i r e , s l a n d e r or social rejection. But seldom h a s open persecution developed and c e r t a i n l y never on a s c a l e ol indiscriminate murder. T h e idea of genocide—the e x t e r m i n a t i o n of whole religious, r a c i a l or c u l t u r a l g r o u p s — i s s o m e t h i n g completely foreign to o u r experience. We cannot i m a g i n e the wides p r e a d s u f f e r i n g and all-encomp a s s i n g s t a t e of shock t h a t reigns when people f a c e t h e annihilation not m e r e l y of t h e m s e l v e s but of their f a m i l i e s , their c u l t u r e , their c o u n t r y — t h e i r whole world. T h e A r m e n i a n s a r e a religiousnational group which h a s experienced o n s l a u g h t s of s e v e r e persecution. On the eve of the f i r s t World War the T u r k s , h a v i n g been the m a s t e r s of A r m e n i a f o r 450 y e a r s , m a d e e f f o r t s to e l i m i n a t e the A r m e n i a n s to avoid a two-front w a r . Though m a n y A r m e n i a n m e n , w o m e n and children w e r e killed, a l a r g e n u m b e r went into hiding and s o m e succeeded in fleeing the country. Among those who fled to A m e r i c a w e r e the g r a n d p a r e n t s of Hope s t u d e n t s John A p k a r i a n and B a r r y G a r a b e d i a n . Like other A r m e n i a n
i m m i g r a n t s , they retained their affiliation with the Armenian Church here. A p k a r i a n . a junior f r o m Cleveland. Ohio and G a r a bedian. a f r e s h m a n f r o m Worcester, M a s s . . p r e s e n t , below their candid c o m m e n t s on what it m e a n s to be A r m e n i a n at Hope. Their p r e c e n c e h e r e m a n i f e s t s two m o r e
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quite zealous in the A r m e n i a n massacres. At the a g e of 14 my g r a n d f a t h e r saw an A r m e n i a n d e c a p i t a t e d by a T u r k i s h soldier. Upon seeing this and h e a r i n g of o t h e r bloody d e e d s p e r f o r m e d by the T u r k s he decided t h a t A r m e n i a w a s no place., for him. He stowed a w a y on a ship and a r r i v e d in A m e r i c a without knowing a word of English. E v e n t u a l l y he got a job in a shoe f a c t o r y as a l e a t h e r c u t t e r .
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2- -X ^ exceptions to the fiction of " e v a n g e l i c a l " h e g e m o n y at Hope College. Question: Why did your family come to America? Apkarian: My m a t e r n a l and pat e r n a l g r a n d p a r e n t s and m y mothe r and f a t h e r c a m e h e r e to e s c a p e the T u r k i s h m a s s a c r e in 1915. ( i a r a b e d i a n : According to the T u r k i s h r e l i g i o u s doctrine one bec o m e s closer to his faith by killing Christians, and t h e T u r k s w e r e
Question: Are you reasonably satisfied with Hope? Garabedian: I'm completely satisfied with all a s p e c t s of Hope. My being A r m e n i a n p r e s e n t s no barriers whatsoever. Question: What are your reactions to the chapel services here? A p k a r i a n : Although I a g r e e with the f u n d a m e n t a l beliefs p r e s e n t e d there, an institution such as compulsory c h a p e l s e r v i c e s would n e v e r coincide with our views. We feel that if one doesn't feel the r e e d f r o m within, his m e r e prese n c e in a s e r v i c e is of no significance. Garabedian: 1 feel t h a t the chapel s e r v i c e s a r e m o r e s i m i l a r to l e c t u r e s t h a n religious s e r m o n s . I also feel t h a t these s e r v i c e s a r e not the type t h a t keep t h e s t u d e n t ' s alcention. b e c a u s e w h e n 1 look a r o u n d d u r i n g m o r n i n g chapel s e r v i c e s m a n y people a r e sleeping.
Apkarian: This doesn't present any p r o b l e m s f o r m e personally, for m y i m m e d i a t e p e e r s h a v e alw a y s been a m i x e d group. I a m not a t t e n d i n g a n y c h u r c h in Holland at this t i m e .
Question: Do you feel that the religion courses here are meaningful and adequate for students of non-Reformed background, such as yourself? A p k a r i a n : I a m presently taking Old T e s t a m e n t with Dr. J e n t z . I think h e ' s a fine i n s t r u c t o r . He certainly keeps my interest.
Question: Do you f e d that Hope students are seriously trying to apply Christianity to their lives? Apkarian: On the s u r f a c e it app e a r s so. 1 d o n ' t s e e how I could go into the s u b j e c t any d e e p e r without p r y i n g into people's lives. This is a question t h a t e v e r y individual m u s t a n s w e r for h i m s e l f .
Question: Is the Armenian church in the United States vital enough to survive?
Apkarian: Yes. Although our n u m b e r is s m a l l ( p r o b a b l y l a r g e r t h a n 250,000' in t h i s c o u n t r y , we h a v e continued to f o r m a v e r y close-knit s u b c u l t u r e and t h e r e is no r e a s o n to f e a r loss of identity. Garabedian: Armenianism in A m e r i c a is definitely f l o u r i s h i n g . A new s e m i n a r y w a s e r e c t e d in E v a n s t o n , 111 a f e w y e a r s a g o to e n c o u r a g e young A m e r i c a n s to e n t e r priesthood. <The A r m e n i a n Church has m a n y institutions which a r e s i m i l a r to those of the R o m a n c h u r c h , such as priesthood and the m a s s . ) Our c h u r c h e s a r e growing and young A r m e n i a n s a r e bec o m i n g m o r e i n t e r e s t e d in c h u r c h affairs.
Garabedian: I feel t h a t t h e religion c o u r s e s a r e g e a r e d exclusively for people of R e f o r m e d background. Also these c o u r s e s could be i m p r o v e d if i n s t r u c t o r s would d e a l m o r e with the i m p o r t a n t themes rather than minor details such as the n a m e s of m o u n t a i n s and insignificant people and d a t e s . Question: Does being isolated from an Armenian Church and other Armenians present any personal problems?
Student Reactions Voiced in Discussion Groups By John Renwick In recent y e a r s , Hope College h a s seen a m e t h o d of t e a c h i n g which f o r m e r l y w a s m o r e c h a r a c t e r i s t i c of the l a r g e r universities: A l a r g e lecture session t a u g h t by one or m o r e p r o f e s s o r s , supplem e n t e d by m a n y s m a l l e r discussion sections, led by a f a c u l t y m e m b e r or a s t u d e n t , in which s t u d e n t s could discuss c o u r s e m a t e r i a l under m o r e i n t i m a t e circ u m s t a n c e s t h a n the l e c t u r e hall affords.
to provide s t u d e n t s with questions of interest enough to s t i m u l a t e lively discussion. According to D r . Van Eyl of the psychology d e p a r t m e n t , this prog r a m w a s very s u c c e s s f u l a s a c o m p r o m i s e . Since then, he said, the psychology f a c u l t y h a s inc r e a s e d in n u m b e r and s m a l l e r c l a s s e s h a v e a g a i n b e c o m e possible. But due to the s u c c e s s of the s m a l l discussions, they h a v e been kept, on a biweekly basis, as a supplement to s m a l l e r classes
m e e t i n g t h r e e t i m e s a week, not only b e c a u s e students in psychology can feel m o r e f r e e to talk w h e r e a p r o f e s s o r is not p r e s e n t , but as an introduction to college t e a c h i n g for psychology m a j o r s . U p p e r c l a s s students, then, s h a r e in the a d v a n t a g e s of the p r o g r a m . Last y e a r , a c c o r d i n g to David Clark of the history d e p a r t m e n t , a somewhat similar p r o g r a m was tried in E u r o p e a n Civilization. The ratio of s t u d e n t s to f a c u l t y in the course had r e a c h e d a point at which s m a l l classes w e r e too
T h e s u c c e s s of this plan at Hope, a s tried by the d e p a r t m e n t s of psychology, history and philosophy, w a r r e n t s its continued u s e in m o s t c a s e s in Hope's c o u r s e p r o g r a m .
ol the discussions in this c o u r s e , he said, is to a l l o w the s t u d e n t to study the s u b j e c t in g r e a t e r d e p t h , a c c o r d i n g to his i n t e r e s t s .
large, and at the s a m e t i m e t h e r e w e r e not enough s t u d e n t s to req u i r e an e x t e n s i v e l a r g e - l e c t u r e p r o g r a m , as in the c a s e of Psychology 15. It w a s d e c i d e d to t e a c h E u r o p e a n Civilidalion t h r o u g h one lect u r e section, t a u g h t by Mr. C l a r k , with the class m e e t i n g twice a week. This section w a s then subdivided into four sections, led by Mr. Clark and Dr. P a u l F r i e d , e a c h m e e t i n g once a week. A f t e r a y e a r of trial, it w a s decided t h a t the a d v a n t a g e s of this p r o g r a m over single sections of about 30 w e r e not enough to w a r r a n t its c o n t i n u a n c e , a n d the t r a d i t i o n a l style of p r e s e n t a t i o n w a s e m p l o y e d again. ' ^
T h e necessity for this s y s t e m a r o s e two y e a r s ago in the psychology d e p a r t m e n t , b e c a u s e t h e c o m b i n a t i o n of a s m a l l staff a n d i n c r e a s i n g e n r o l l m e n t of s t u d e n t s w a s c a u s i n g o v e r c r o w d i n g of classes in Introduction to P s y c h o l o g y . It w a s decided to put all s t u d e n t s into a l a r g e class, t a u g h t by D r . Phillip Van Eyl, Dr. R o b e r t D e H a a n , Dr. L a r s G r a n b e r g and D r . R o b e r t Brown, e a c h t e a c h i n g f o r a few w e e k s d u r i n g the s e m e s t e r .
Dykstra Has New F o r m a t Last y e a r . Dr. (D. I v a n D y k s t r a of t h e philosophy d e p a r t m e n t began a c o u r s e . Introduction to Libe r a l Studies, r e q u i r e d of all f r e s h men u n d e r the new a c a d e m i c prog r a m . F o r the s a k e of unity of p r e s e n t a t i o n of the c o u r s e . Dr. D y k s t r a chose to t e a c h two sections, c o m p o s e d of all f r e s h m e n enrolled in the c o u r s e . T h u s all s t u d e n t s a t t e n d e d the s a m e s e r i e s of l e c t u r e s .
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T h e idea behind t h e f o r m a t of the course, a c c o r d i n g to Dr. Dyks t r a , is t h a t one of the r e s u l t s of an e f f e c t i v e e d u c a t i o n a l p r o g r a m is the d e s i r e on the p a r t of the student to go beyond w h a t h e h a s l e a r n e d in class—to e n g a g e in discussions of the m a t e r i a l with his fellow s t u d e n t s . The a i m , tiien.
This l a r g e c l a s s w a s b r o k e n down into groups of about 20, m e e t ing o n ce a w e e k , to d i s c u s m a t t e r s of psychology, u n d e r the supervision of psychology m a j o r s . T h e role of the discussion l e a d e r s w a s one of guiding the discussion, with t h e hope t h a t t h e y would be a b l e
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T h e discussion l e a d e r he conceived of as a s t u d e n t a m o n g stud e n t s , but one possessing a s u p e r ior d e g r e e of knowledge and ent h u s i a s m . whose responsibility it is to convene the discussions and s t i m u l a t e s t u d e n t s to talk. Philosophy Groups Successful T h i s c o u r s e is in its second y e a r in this f o r m , and, in the opinion of Dr. D y k s t r a . it h a s been e f f e c t i v e and h a s a c h i e v e d its p u r p o s e . So, t h r e e d i f f e r e n t p r o b l e m s in three different d e p a r t m e n t s have p r o d u c e d t h r e e s i m i l a r c o u r s e prog r a m s , all c h a r a c t e r i z e d by the s u p p l e m e n t a r y discussion section. G e n e r a l l y , these discussions a r e a d v a n t a g e o u s e n o u g h to those taking the course, providing e x t r a o p p o r t u n i t i e s for the s h a r i n g of i d e a s and to the s t u d e n t l e a d e r s providing an introduction and p r a c t i c e in college t e a c h i n g to upp e r c l a s s m e n in the a r e a s of their i n t e r e s t s , to m e r i t their continuance. In conclusion, it w a s pointed out by Dr. D y k s t r a t h a t in any type of e d u c a t i o n , s u c c e s s d e p e n d s upon the e n t h u s i a s m a n d c a p a b i l i t y of the s t u d e n t s involved. T h o s e stud e n t s who h a v e b e n e f i t e d b y this s y s t e m c a n t h a n k t h e m s e l v e s and t h o s e w h o s t u d i e d with t h e m f o r a v a l u a b l e p a r t of their e d u c a t i o n al e x p e r i e n c e .
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spade. Most insurrectionists are hard-core communists who have never held a responsible position in the community, church or f a m ily. We don't give in to our children when they throw a t a n t r u m , and these a r m e d insurrectionists are no different."
STUDENT SUPPORT—A march to the Vietnam Embassy was the climax to a symposium in support of the U.S. Policy in Vietnam held last Saturday in Washington D.C. ' Freedom in V i e t n a m " was the topic for a symposium held in Washington. D.C. last weekend. It was a meeting of students who support the United States comm i t m e n t in Vietnam and who approve of the U.S. g o v e r n m e n t ' s stand against communist aggression in southeast Asia. The symposium was an answer to the demonstrations, picket lines and civil disobedience of those who would hav'e the U.S. withdraw, anchor editor John Mulder and
Student Senator Neal Sobania represented Hope. Students w e r e urged by Steve Santangelo, vice president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, to go out and m a k e news so we get 'our' story told." He explained that the men in Vietnam find the most demoralizing aspect of their fight in Vienam is to pick up a newspaper from the States and read about the demonstrations. Santangelo also stated that "It is about time we call a spade a
Student Union Faces Problems of Finance The Student Union has been undergoing an organizational revamping in order to utilize more effectively the facilities available.
Fall Fraternity Rush Schedule Offers Variety Oct. 26 m a r k s the beginning of the fraternity fall rush activities which will continue until Nov. G. All men interested in rushing must be second semester freshmen or higher and have a minim u m of a two point grade average. Rushees a r e invited to attend any or ^ 1 of the events of the various f r a t e r n i t i e s where they can become acquainted with the men in the f r a t e r n i t i e s . All of the fraternities a r e expecting a good turnout and it is hoped that as many men as possible will take advantage of these activities.
Arkies Coffee Break Oct. 27 Lit. Meeting Oct. 29 Hayride Oct. 30 Coffee Break Nov. 3 House P a r t y Nov. 6 Cosmos Coffee Break Oct. 27 Lit. Meeting Oct. 29 House P a r t y Oct. 30 Coffee Break Nov. 3 Rathskeller P a r t y at Nov. 6 Ilforno's Emmies Ice C r e a m Break Oct. 26 Lit. Meeting Oct. 29 Coffee Break Nov. 1 Smoker Nov. 3 Hayride Nov. 5 Fraters Smoker Oct. 26 Lit. Meeting Oct. 29 Party Oct. 30 Smoker Nov. 2 Lit. Meeting Nov. 5 Knicks Coffee Break Oct. 27 Oct. 28 r Ice Cream Break Lit. Meeting Oct. 20 Stag Swim ^ Oct. 30 iNov. 2 Coffee Break Nov. 4 Smoker Lit. Meeting Nov. 5 Party Nov. 6
J i m Boelkins. chairman of the Student Union committee, said that the committee is presently seeking a person outside of the student body to take full c h a r g e of he Union. Lack of interested persons to set the Union process into motion is the present enigma of the Union, Boelkins continued. When someone is hired, the Union will have to f a c e other problems before it can go into its full program for the year. "An initial sum of money to get proper facilities and a modern recording system is the outstanding problem facing the Student Union which prohibits a better Union s y s t e m , " stated c h a i r m a n Boelkins. The Union is in need of a new jukebox and ping pong tables and other equipment. If the problems of the Union a r e solved, the committee plans on opening either the Union or the Kletz several nights during the week on a t e m p o r a r y basis in order to observe student response. With a full-time attendant running it, the Union will offer the students a better social environment than exists on c a m p u s today, " a t least until a d e q u a t e Student Union facilities can be acquired through the SCSC d r i v e , " observed Boelkins. Presently the Union will remain open on weekends when there is no conflicting school social function. concluded Boelkins.
Sen. T h o m a s Dodd (D-Conn.) had the following to say: " T h e antiwar demonstrators c r e a t e the impression that they speak for a m a j o r i t y of U.S. intellectuals because 'ten men who shout at the top of their lungs attract more attention than a thousand who disagree with the ten but r e m a i n silent.' In a short time the silent voices on the nation's campuses will swell over the now boisterous ones. "Why are we in Vietnam? Because our security and that of the whole world depends on the drawing of a line against communism. It has a l w a y s " been this country's policy to help those nations fighting against communism (ver since the T r u m a n Doctrine. Communist China thr eatens the whole destruction of the Pacific. We are there for the freedom of 240 m'llirn people and the world." F o r m e r South Vietnamese ambassador to the U.S. Tran Van Chong told of the Vietnamese people now aiding GI's and rescuing American flyers. He stressed that "The Vietnam war is a war of the people of the world against communism." Joseph Luman of the State Department explained that military aid is necessary because when we gave only economic aid the Viet Cong beheaded teachers and surveyors making education and land reform impossible. Many of those at the conference who supported the Administration's policy in Vietnam wore buttons declaring " B o m b Hanoi" or "Viet Cong—Giv'Em Hell!"
MEMORIAL FUND ESTABLISHED—Former Secretary of the Army, Eugene Zuckert and President Calvin A. VanderWerf admire a portrait of the late Gcrritt W. Wesselink, Hope alumnus '25 and General Counsel of the Air Force.
Wesselink Fund Offers Reading Room in Library A $2500 memorial fund has been established to honor the late Gerritt W. Wesselink, who was General Counsel to the Air Force until his death June 3, 1965. The fund is being used to establish the Gerritt W. Wesselink Memorial Reading Room in Hope's Van Zoeren Library. Presented by Secretary of the- Army Eugene M. Zukert, the fund was established by Mr. Wesselink's Air Force friends. After graduation from Hope in 1925. Mr. Wesselink entered Harvard Law School and received his bachelor of laws degree in 1928. He was an associate and later a partner in the Chicago law firm of Crowe.. Gorman, Mulder and Wesselink. Mr. Wesselink's Department of the Air Force Citation states, "His c a r e e r encompassed high achievement in legal scholarship and teaching . . . at the Georgetown
University and George Washington University Law Schools, at the J u d g e Advocate General School and at other service schools. It included valued contributions as General Counsel of the Department of the Air Force, in which capacity he provided the highest quality of leadership to an outstanding professional group. One oi his most notable contributions was his distinguished service for almost two decades as a m e m b e r and later as the c h i i r m a n of the Civilian Attorney Qualifying Committee for the War Department. Army and Air Force. Through his work on that committee. he influenced the lives of hundreds of attorneys within the Department of Defense. . . . What he gained from Hope College, he strived always to pass on to others; A sense of righteousness, a respect for true learning, a deep r e g a r d for the enlightened spirit."
Student Center Needs Funds Hope students have been discussing the need for a c a m p u s student center for the past year. Their discussions turned to action in September of last y e a r , when 200 students staged a demonstration on President Calvin VanderWerf's lawn and asked that the Administration support a development prog r a m led by students for the future building of an Student CulturalSocial Center on campus. The reply from President VanderWerf was an enthusiastic " y e s . " The following afternoon Preston Maring. head of the Student Union Board, and Bruce Neckers, Student Senate president, met with the President to discuss ideas and money making plans. Charles Menning and Bob Donia organized a Campaign Fund Committee and set a goal of $3000 to be raised by the student body. A t h e r m o m e t e r was set up near Van Raalte to m e a s u r e progress and within six weeks it had gone over the top. Students gave the
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6 a "good friend of Hope" donated $33,000 and again in the spring he presented the College with an additional gift of $50,000. During the s u m m e r a second anonymous donor gave the fund a check for $13,500 which pushed the total over the $100,000 m a r k . Student projects continued this year and an SCSC Hootenany was sponsored by Kappa Delta Chi Sorority, at which over $300 was raised.
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The Future of Hope College What Will It Bring?
By Bill Wichers The eagerly anticipated report of the Hope College Profile Committee, commissioned in October, 1904, was finished and presented as of J u n e 1, 1965, and details s e v e r a l aspects of Hope's f u t u r e p r o b l e m s , ' s o l u t i o n s and possibilities for growth. The Profile Committee, composed of m e m b e r s of the Hope College Board of T r u s t e e s , Hope's faculty and Hope's administration, chose to present its cooperative thoughts, j u d g m e n t and recomm e n d a t i o n s in three general categories: 1. Rethinking the n a t u r e and purposes of the college. 2. Report on Size. 3. P r o g r a m r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s .
I. Rethinking lite Nature And Purposes of the College It w a s the general feeling of the c o m m i t t e e that Hope should maintain its affiliation with the Ref o r m e d Church in America, and continue the central thrust of Hope's efforts over the next decade to provide a " f o u r - y e a r liberal a r t s p r o g r a m , largely preprofessional, and basically Protestant Christian v a l u e - c e n t e r e d . " The following a r e the " B a s e s for Hope's Philosophy of E d u c a t i o n " : The belief t h a t m a n is a creature of God, placed on e a r t h to love and serve God and his fellowmen. He was given the world to have dominion over it, and, in a limited sense, t h e aim of education is to provide man with t h e u n d e r s t a n d i n g and competencies needed to m a s t e r the world. T r u e
education seeks, to develop the wholeness of m a n . Man is a l w a y s in a state of hecoming; a striving for t r u t h . Truth is one, but m e a n s of apprehension v a r y . Although all m e n a r e alike as c r e a t u r e s and s h a r e t h e s a m e general purpose and destiny, each m a n is a unique creation. Program Develops Whole Persons Thus, the c o m m i t t e e feels, the p r o g r a m of education in this college is pointed toward t h e development of whole persons as this phrase is given m e a n i n g through the Christian faith; that people should be developed as unique harmonious entities intellectually, morally, aesthetically and spiritually. Hope College is then also a community of men and women whose chief function is disciplined inquiry leading to f u r t h e r understanding, to more enlightened commitment and to special professional competency. 2.
The problem of size is considered to be one of the m a j o r questions facing Hope. Can the school maintain its present criteria for admitting qualified s t u d e n t s who seek a d m i s s i o n ? Should t h e school be increased in s i z e 9 Without i n c r e a s e d selectivity the student body will grow quite steadily in the next d e c a d e , while any further increase in the size of the college will c h a n g e the n a t u r e of t h e total educational e x p e r i e n c e at Hope in r a t h e r significant w a y s . Consequently, the school must either b e c o m e m o r e selective in its admissions or c h a n g e its edu-
cational goals. E i t h e r w a y , the college is going to have to extend its sources of income to m a i n t a i n a quality p r o g r a m in an e n t e r p r i s e of constantly increasing costs. Maintain 'Vital Interplay' If the school is to i n c r e a s e in sizes it must f a c e such p r o b l e m s as how to m a i n t a i n a bridge between student-and-faculty and student-and-student o v e r which intellectual and e x p e r i m e n t a l information c a n flow to p r o m o t e knowledge and e n l i g h t e n m e n t . This is t e r m e d "vital i n t e r p l a y " and is usually at a m i n i m u m in large schools for r e a s o n s of economy and s h e e r physical distance. If the school grows, the faculty will n a v e to grow. To an extent this is good b c c a u s e at least t h r e e or four staff m e m b e r s a r e necessary to provide a first-class dep a r t m e n t a l m a j o r sequence, and g r e a t e r faculty stimulation is provided as well. To an extent it also is bad b e c a u s e it i n c r e a s e s the d i s t a n c e s between departments and p r o m o t e s i n t e r - d e p a r t m e n t a l rivalry, while increasing specialization and i n d i f f e r e n c e toward students who a r e m a j o r i n g in other departments. Student Becomes Spectator In addition, the larger the college. the more likely it is t h a t the a v e r a g e student will be a s p e c t a t o r r a t h e r t h a n actively involved. He will be more a^t to fail to develop fully and wholly. On t h e other h a n d , it is possible that the college could develop or initiate some new plans that will enable the s a m e goals to b e met educationally while allowing for an e v e r - e x p a n d i n g enrollment. It is possible that the college may a s s u m e an obligation to educate all people, r e g a r d l e s s of background, who a r e capable of competing on the college level. It m a v well be that Hope should encourage t h e growth of its sister schools. N o r t h w e s t e r n College and Central College, which a r e affiliated with the R e f o r m e d C h u r c h , or n r s e the establishment of more R e f o r m e d Church colleees. Financial Support Essential If Hone p l a n s on growth, then it will h a v e to be hardnosed in its d e t e r m i n a t i o n to secure the kind of financial sunport that is essential to maintain some s e m b l a n c e of the educational c n m m u n i t v in which t h e whole person can grow. The Profile Committee b a s e d its e s t i m a t e s of cost for growth on three different m a x i m u m enrollm e n t s . About 1800. 2000 tp 2200, 2200 to 2600. Hope's enrollment this y e a r is 1707.
rest is the p r o j e c t e d p h y s i c a l educauon lacuilies. At a level oi 1800 students, we wouiu neeu an a u u i u o u a i million in laciiiues. Al a levei oi 2200 students, we wouiu need >el anolner ^>2 million W u i ' m oi plants a n u e q u i p m e n t . AL $1.D m u n o n a u a i u o n a l . Altnougn s o m e ol tnese figures m i g m be u e c r e a s e d by various amounts, they a r e general inuication ol w h a t tins college wouid face financially with c o m m u e d expansion. And it must also be rem e m o e r e d t h a t tne annual cost of operation goes up by a p p r o x i m a t e ly lour per c e n t of the cost of any additional plant facility, while the salaries of the increased stalf necessitated a d d s even m o r e to the cost of operation. Build on Van Kaalte Campus li an expansion to the proposed enrollment level of 2^UU-2oUU were d e e m e d n e c e s s a r y , serious consideration would nave to be given to building classrooms and residency units on the Van Raalte c a m p u s (the p r e s e n t football field). It is necessary now to set a certain levei oi enrollment to work toward preventing extensive overbuilding or e x p e n s i v e under-building. . Three Alternatives F r o m consiueration ol this material c a m e t h r e e proposed alternatives: 1. T n a t the enrollment be stabilized at its p r e s e n t level and a screening policy be invoked which will not lend to p r o m o t e an "ivory t o w e r " school but a well represented one in r e g a r d s to background and intelligence of its student body, m a i n t a i n i n g t h e philosopny and p r e s e n t a p p r o a c h to education which h a v e been developed to this point. 2. That the e n r o l l m e n t be gradually i n c r e a s e d to a level of about 1800 by 1968-69, and that this be increased to 2000 m a x i m u m if the financial b a s e is sound enough. This will necessitate s o m e increasen selectivity in a d m i s s i o n s . 3. T h a t the school plan for an eventual enrollment of about 2600 with the possibility of f u t u r e growth beyond 1975, while working within the financial limitations and realizing that it might lose something in increased size. Controlled growth and development of financial r e s o u r c e s a r e i m p e r a t i v e to all t h e s e plans as is a continual need for r e a s s e s s m e n t in the light of f u t u r e contingencies. 3.
In t h e a r e a of c u r r i c u l u m and instruction t h e following r e c o m m e n dations w e r e m a d e : ( a ) that a continual effort be m a d e to improve the educational p r o c e s s and encourage the students to b e c o m e
"self-initiating l e a r n e r s " , ( b ) that an e t i o r t be m a u e to o r g a n i z e courses f r o m various d e p a r t m e n t s into m e a n i n g f u l units or p r o g r a m s w u e r e o ) a s t u d e n t could i m e g i a t e t h e m a j o r of his choice witn related m a t e r i a l f r o m other d e p a r t m e n i s in an organized p r o g r a m of study, ( c ) thai l a r g e r units of instructional time be l o r m e d p e r h a p s leading to a year-round o p e r a t i o n of tne school so that m a t e r i a l could be more coherently and fully p r e s e n t e d , and (d) t h a t pilot p r o g r a m s be established to implement ( b ) and ( d ) above. Individual Takes Precedence In e x i r a - c u r r i c u i a r a c u v u i c s , it was r e c o m m e n d e d tnat the overall development oi tile individual lake p r e c e d e n c e over e v e r y o t n e r consideration, and t h a i tne p r o m o t i o n of an overall s e n s e of c o m m u n i t y was vitally i m p o r t a n t . It was rec o m m e n d e d that f r a t e r n i t i e s and s o r o m i e s a n a l y s e tne r a t i o n a l e for their e x i s t e n c e and p r e s e n t it in d o c u m e n t a r y f o r m , that ail service organizations com e up for periodic evaluation, tnat college regulations be kept to a m i n i m u m and that their rationale be clearly s t a t e d and p r e s e n t e d to the s t u d e n t body, that daily worship be continued and that intimacy of intellectual relations b e e n c o u r a g e d . Solicit Federal Funds And it was r e c o m m e n c e d that the college put g r e a t e m p h a s i s on developing sources of revenue more fully. This included tne rec o m m e n d a t i o n t h a t f e d e r a l funds be solicited and used w h e n their uses a r e consistent with t h e purposes and a i m s of the college. This report, however, can be considered as p r e l i m i n a r y and its reporting rough and its suggestions only that. In c o m m e n t i n g on it. P r e s i d e n t Calvin V a n d e r W e r f noted that rec o m m e n d a t i o n s m a d e by the Com mittee would be d i r e c t e d to the various c o m m i t t e e s of t h e Board of T r u s t e e s and the faculty for f u r t h e r consideration a n d comment. 'Master Plan' for Development He mentioned that the Board would be m e e t i n g this week to consider various architectural firms to engage for the purpose of developing a " m a s t e r p l a n " for the d e v e l o p m e n t of the college's facilities. He also said that the General Synod of the R e f o r m e d Church in A m e r i c a has e n g a g e d a t e a m of e x p e r t s to study the problem of the c h u r c h ' s educational policies and relationships of its colleges to it. It is possible that this t e a m might even suggest some e x t r e m e l y radical m o v e such as relocating one of the colleges in the E a s t to nrovide b e t t e r geog r a p h i c a l distribution. Consequently, the report must be viewed realistically as only a notice of some of the possibilities for Hope College, not as a full and final outline of the next d e c a d e or beyond.
Hone needs at present about $3 to 54 million worth of new plant facilities depending on w h e t h e r they a r e designed for 1800 or 2600 students. Two-thirds of t h i s is the SCSC building, a n d most of t h e
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a n anchor report on the conclusions r e a c h e d by t h e P r o f i l e C o m m i t t e of H o p e C o l l e g e . T h i s special c o m m i t t e e worked t o r a p p r o x i m a t e l y o n e year a n d s u b m i t t e d its r e p o r t last J u n e to t h e H o a r d ol T r u s t e e s . W h i l e t h e a r t i c l e e m p h a s i z e s t h a t t h e conclusions r e a c h e d by t h e c o m m i t i e e a r e in n o way b i n d i n g u p o n t h e u l t i m a t e s t r u c t u r e or prog r a m ot t h e college, n e v e r t h e l e s s , this comm i t t e e p r o b a b l y has g i v e n a lairly a c c u r a t o p i c t u r e ol w h a t H o p e C o l l e g e will b e in 1975
It seems t h a i t h e most p r e s s i n g p r o b l e m lor t h e college cluring t h e n e x t d e c a d e is t h e p r o b l e m ol h o w big t o m a k e or let H o p e become. Sonic ol us h a v e a l r e a d y n o t i c e d t h e c h a n g e this year as IU() m o r e s t u d e n t s t h a n last year a t t e n d classes a n d m a k e lines l o n g e r . A l r e a d y s o m e ol t h e lorces m e n t i o n ed in t h e r e p o r t a r e b e g i n n i n g to s h o w t h e m s e l v e s — d e p e r s o n a l i z a t i o n , a l i e n a t i o n , loss oi w a r m t h on t h e c a m p u s , a n d o t h e r s . W h i l e t h e c h a n g e is slight a n d t h e elfect ol t h e I o n e s m i n i m a l n o w , we a r e g r a t e l u l t h a t t h e P r o l i l e C o m m i t t e e a r t i c u l a t e d these lorces in o l d e r t h a t p r e v e n t i v e or c o r r e c t i v e measures might be taken. It seems t o us that il H o p e C o l l e g e is g o i n g to r e m a i n n n u j u r , be it in its si/e a n d / o r in its commiimeni. the disadvantages a n d destructive i n l l u e n c e s ol g r o w i n g tar b e y o n d its p r e s e n t si/e m a k e t h e w h o l e idea I r i g h t e n i n g a n d unwise.
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Coming Events FRIDAY, OCTOBER 22 Judging of House Decorations, 4-8 p.m. Hope College Kletz Concert, Civic Center, 8;30-10 p.m. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23 Sorority and Fraternity Breakfasts and Luncheons Meeting of Alumni Board and Alumni Fund Chairmen, Alumni House, 8:30 a.m. P a r a d e of Floats. Eigth Street, 10:30 p.m. Luncheon of History- M a j o r Alumni Conference Room, Phelps, 11:30 a.m.
O W L V L R , T O T H I N K t h a t H o p e College will e x p a n d b e y o n d its p i e s e m si/c is u n r e a l i s t i c , b o t h in l i g h t o l t h e e v e i - e x p a n d i n g n u m b e i oi college a p p l i c a n t s bin also in light ol t h e p r e s e n t policies being p u r s u e d by the A d m i n i s t r a t i o n . I here is every i n d i c a t i o n t h a t t h e e n r o l l m e n t at H o p e C o l l e g e will r e a c h a p p r o x i m a t e l y 1800 next year, a n d it seems to us t h a t l u n d r a i s i n g is b e i n g c a r r i e d o n w i t h g r e a t e r i n t e n s i t y a n d l e r v o r t h a n ever b e l o r e . And all w i t h g o o d r e a s o n . W e feel that we s o u n d like a b r o k e n r e c o r d at t i m e s t r y i n g to s t a l e o u r a n d over a g a i n t h a t a s t u d e n t body ol ihis size, r i g h t h e r e a n d r i g h t n o w , needs a S t u d e n t C e n t e r . Besides b r i n g i n g c x c e l l r n t c u l t u r a l a n d r e c r e a t i o n a l facilities to t h e c a m p u s , this b u i l d i n g , a c c o r d i n g t o t h e P r o f i l e C o m m i t t e e , w o u l d l i b e r a t e m a n y facilities i r o m t h e p r e s e n t c r o w d e d c o n d i t i o n .
Anchor Dedication, front of Graves Hall, 11:30 a.m. Hope vs. Alma, Riverview P a r k , 2 p.m. Chicken Barbeque, Phelps Hall T e r r a c e , After Gam e until 6:30 p.m. Homecoming Ball. Civic Center, 8:30 p.m. MONDAY. OCTOBER 25 Award of Scholastic Trophy to F r a t e r n i t i e s and Sororities, Chapel, 8:15 p.m. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29 Mortarboard F i l m . Snow Auditorium, 7 and 9 p.m.
I V O N D A L L T H E B U I L D I N G S , new s t u d e n t ^ a n d i n e v i t a b l e c h a n g e s in t h e a c u l e m u s t r u c t u r e ol i h e college, t h e ( j u e s t i o n t h a t l o o m s l a r g e in o u r m i n d is w h r t h e i a n d why H o p e C o l l e g e will r e m a i n a " l o u r - y e a i liberal a r t s (college), largely preproU'ssional. a n d basically P r o t e s t a n t - C h r i s tian v a l u e - c e n t e r e d . " iu t h e w o r d s of t h e fonunittee's report. I'oi S O U K . a n d p e r h a p s ihey a r e all outside ol t h e ( h a n n e l s ol p o w e r to d o or sav a n y t h i n g , ilie ( j u e s t i o n of w h e t h e r H o p e College m a i n t a i n s its affiliation w i t h t h e R e f o r m ed C h i i K h 's a \ e r y live a n d o p e n o p t i o n . I oi ihe (a^e is easy to present a n d easier to delend.
T h e r e seems t o be a lot of talk r i g h t now a b o u t the Gospel being relevant, at least a r o u n d h e r e , b u t t h e w o r l d , it s e e m s to us, is saying t h a t e i t h e r it's n o t r e l e v a n t or just s h u g s its s h o u l d e r s at o u r e l o q u e n t pleas. In t h e lace of this k i n d of o p p o s i t i o n , it is easy to go t h e way of all colleges of flesh a n d rid or sacrifice s p i r i t u a l a i m s f o r s o m e in t e r m s of d o l l a r s a n d c e n t s — F e d e r a l aid among others.
O R US, H O W E V E R , o p p o s i t i o n is n o r e a s o n lor g i v i n g u p t h e good l i g h t . 1 h e r e seems to us to be some way of b e i n g a line a c a d e m i c i n s t i t u t i o n w i t h o u t throwing out the b a b e with the bath water. T h e r e also is n o r e a s o n why H o p e C o l l e g o s h o u l d be a B i b l e C o l l e g e w h i c h gives a seco n d r a t e e d u c a t i o n . W e insist t h a t t h e r e is some v a l i d i t y to t h e idea of a C h r i s t i a n college, n o m a t t e r h o w n e b u l o u s t h a t idea m a y be. W e are c o n c e r n e d , h o w e v e r , t h a t the idea is not lost in t h e activity of t h e day or in t h e e x p e d i e n c y of t h e m o m e n t or in t h e a t t r a c tiveness of easy m o n e y . It o u g h t to i n f e c t the e v e r y d a y d e c i s i o n of m a n y for it is as real as iron nails a n d r o u g h h e w n crosses.
AS I W E E K E N D we a t t e n d e d a conl e r e n c e h e l d in W a s h i n g t o n , D.C. supp o r t i n g t h e U.S. G o v e r n m e n t ' s a c t i o n a n d policy in V i e t n a m . W a s h i n g t o n is a b e a u t i l u l , n o b l e city a n d its b u i l d i n g s h a v e an i n n a t e d i g n i t y . It s u n l o r t u n a t e t h a t G o v e r n m e n t policies c a n n o t instill t h e same r e s p e c t .mil e n j o y m e n t w h i c h its b u i l d i n g s d o . W e c a m e a w a y I r o m t h e c a p i t a l of o u r n a t i o n h u s t i a t e d b u t most ol all a n g r y . W e were I r u s i r a t e d b e c a u s e d e s p i t e some cogent a r g u m e n t s to t h e c o n t r a r y s o m e t h i n g inside of us said t h a t s o m e h o w lor s o m e r e a s o n , we d i d n ' t b e l o n g in V i e t n a m . W e c o u l d n ' t j u s t i f y it, but we d i d not e x a c t l y relish t h e t h o u g h t that w i t h i n t h e n e x t year s o m e o n e we k n e w well w o u l d b e f i g h t i n g a n d p r o b a b l y killed in V i e t n a m . W e w e r e a n g r y , h o w e v e r , b e c a u s e t h e conf e r e n c e s e e m e d to be d o m i n a t e d by s o m e r a t h e r , to o u r way of t h i n k i n g , r a d i c a l rightwingers. Some of t h e s p e a k e r s , in i h e best t r a d i t i o n of f o r m e r Sen. [ o s e p h M c C a r t h y l u m p e d all t h o s e w h o d i s a g r e e d w i t h t h e A d m i n i s t r a t i o n policy i n t o a g r o u p u s u a l l y termed "armed. Communist insurrectionists." Even more i n f u r i a t i n g and discouraging was t h e e n t h u s i a s t i c g r e e t i n g f r o m t h e a u d i ence w h i c h r e m a r k s like these r e c e i v e d . M a n v of (he M u d e n t s w e r e f r o m small, c h u r c h - r e lated colleges, a n d to us it revealed a r e m a r k a b l e C h r i s t i a n callousness. W e w a t c h e d t h e i r faces as ihev m a r c h e d to i h e V i e t n a m e s e embass\. a n d it f r i g h t e n e d us to see t h e look ( >f a n i i n a l h a t r e d a n d jov on m a n y faces as the\ ( h a n t e d . "Kill t h e V i n C o n g . " 1 h e r e was a J e w i s h c a r p e n t e r k n o w n to llll( •| ' •' h'w f>l us w h o said s o m e l o t a l l v unicahsiM i h i n g s a b o u t ! o \ i n g e n e m i e s a n d l o \ i n ^ n e i g h b o r s . But i l i m a g a i n , if y o u ' r e right a n d if m i g h t m a k e s li"lit? •lilllllllllillllllllllllllllllUIIIIIIIIIIVIIIIiilllllllllllllllllilllllllllllllllltlllllllllllllltH
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The word is out! The U.S. wants soldiers, 45.224 in all, and in one month. Thai's the n u m b e r of draftees designated for December of this year. It is the highest since May 1953, when 53,000 men were drafted for the Korean war. The U.S. intends to boost its military strength by 340.000. This would raise it to over 3,000,000 men on active duty, ready to m e e t any crisis. From Vietnam we receive both bad and good news. The Defense Department reports that the U.S. has lost 111 planes since last F e b r u a r y . Only five of these were brought down by anti-aircraft missiles. Nevertheless, the U.S. is trying to discourage missile use and so wiped out a mobile missile site 52 miles northeast of Hanoi this past weekend. In both the Central highlands and in the "Iron T r i a n g l e " jungle area north of Saigon successes were reported. The latest VC flurry of activity s e e m s to be centered in the
rice-rich Mekong Delta area where there a r e no U.S. a r m y units. The U.S. is sticking strictly to its " c o n t a i n m e n t " policies, a factor which is keeping Communist China out of the UN. U.S. officials believe we can again acquire enough votes to preclude Red China's entrance into the UN. Secretary- of State Dean Rusk stated that we will not allow Red China in the UN because that would be succombing to the Chinese belief that she "can r e a p rewards by adhering to strategy of violence." The s a m e old thing? India charged Pakistan with aggression and with attacking her territory using U.S. built tanks. President Sukarno of Indonesia verbally attacked the American CIA, calling its m e m b e r s the subverters and interventionists of imperialism. Russia charged the U.S. with desiring to prolif e r a t e nuclear weapons rather than trying to baA them, at the s a m e time Russia re-expressed her fear of West G e r m a n y ' s ob-
taining them. In " n e w " news, the Communist party in Indonesia is in trouble. The a r m y seems to b e quite averse to the p a r t y ' s existence and its avowed aim is to wipe out the Reds. Sukarno has permitted the a r m y to impose a ban on the Communists in J a k a r t a but has stopped it f r o m taking any more stringent measures. He seems determined to maintain active neutrality. Premier Castro's new opendoor policy is paying off. Over 700 refugees have already reached Florida. They are allowed to take virtually nothing with them and must forfeit all rights to their possessions upon leaving Cuba. Castro gets their money- and their possessions as well as having potential troublem a k e r s removed from Cuba. The United State's hesitancy in completing negotiations is understandable. There is no way of knowing how m a n y ' Red agents are among the refugees; thus adequate safeguards must be provided for. Illlilllllllllllilllllll|||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||||[r;
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THE BIG PUSH—Sophomore Steve Piersma pushes an Albion ball carrier, Peter Boroday, out of bounds while Walter Reed (29) looks on in the Albion g a m e last Saturday.
Too Little, HUFF! PUFF!—Cal Osterhaven, Hope's number one distance man strides for the finish line, as he will again do this afternoon against Calvin College.
Crippled Silksters Yet To Win First; Drop Two Riddled with injuries Hope's cross country t e a m dropped its third and fourth league meets to Albion and Calvin respectively this past week. Cal Osterhaven took first in the time of 22:26 in the m e e t against Calvin at the Van Raalte Field last Wednesday, but his m a t e s w e r e unable to give him much help as the Knights copped the meet 22-33. Wayne iMeerman finished fifth az Calvin runners took the two through four spots to gain the triumph. Dan Berry was eighth, Rich Bisson took ninth and Danny Howe finished in the 10th spot as the Dutch fell to last place in the MIAA. Against Albion at Albion last Saturday, Osterhaven was forced to quit the r a c e with a half mile to go in the four mile dual and the Britons took an easy- 15-50
decision. Osterhaven was in second place behind J i m Dow of Albion when he developed a pain in his side and was forced to drop out of the race. Dow, who led Albion to a 1-2-3-4 finish in the MIAA Cross Country meet last year, took first in the time of 20:59. Hope hosts the Scots of Alma tomorrow at the Van Raalte Field course and hopes to gain its first win of the year.
MIAA Standings Kalamazoo Albion Olivet Hope Adrian Alma
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D u t c h m e n Defeated by Albion Pinpoint passing by veteran q u a r t e r b a c k Dave Neilson gave Albion four first half touchdowns and a 28-12 win over the Hope Flying Dutchmen at Albion last Saturday. Neilson connected with all-MIAA •ind John Ellinger for the first three scores and then hit halfback Floyd Harper with the fourth paydirt aerial. Overall. Neilson hit on eight of 13 passes to account for more than two-thirds of the Britons' total offense. Hope, stymied for three q u a r t e r s by a h a r d charging Albion defensive line, broke loose in the fourth quarter for two tallies. The second half also saw the beginnings of a Hope running attack featured by senior Bill Keur and first year man, Dennis Wilder. Keur and Wilder accounted for 134 of the Dutch's 153 yads gained on the ground and both boys scored touchdowns. Keur's six - pointer came early in the fourth stanza on a 10-yard dash up the middle, while Wilder scored on a five yard
Sketches of Hope Athletes As a special feature of the Homecoming issue, the soorts page is dedicating a number of columns to some c a p s u b sketches of some of the athletes on the t e a m s that a r e active in the fall sports season. Football Harlan Hyink—Starting quarterback for three years with the Flying Dutch. An All-MIAA selection at the q u a r t e r b a c k post as a sophomore, he led the Dutch to a tie for the MIAA championship with his passing. Now a senior he is sharing q u a r t e r b a c k duties with newcomer Gary Frens. Bill Hultgren—The other end of the Hyink to Hultgren combination that was the scourge of the league in 1963. A glue fingered end whose ability to break clear of defenders m a k e s him one of the toughest receive r s in the MIAA. Bill Keur—A senior f r o m Muskegon who h a s lifted the Hope running g a m e this season. He m a d e his first a p p e a r a n c e in the Adrian g a m e and scored botlf touchdowns en route to a 15-7 Hope victory. He tallied his third six-ipointer in last week's Albion g a m e . Max Schipper—A four y e a r m a n who has m a d e the offensive and defensive lines two powerful forces on the Hope squad. A tackle on both offense and defense, he is both a fine pass blocker and a deadly tackier. He received honorable mention
in the balloting for the MIAA team last season.
Bill Barger—The biggest m a n on the squad and the center on the offensive line as well as an o u t s t a n ^ n g defensive lineman. A transfer last year he is now in his second season with the Dutch. Along with Schipper. Ken Carpenter and Gary Hoivick. he was part of the powerful defensive wall that was an integral part of the Dutch team in 1964. Roger Kroodsma — An outstanding all around athlete who has played both offensive and defensive end in his four y e a r s at Hope. He received honorable mention for All-MIAA last season and has proven to be an outstanding linebacker for the Dutch this season. Gary Frens—A F r e s h m a n f r o m F r e m o n t who has been impressive a s a reserve q u a r t e r b a c k . He played a good deal last week against Albion and showed his ability to get the offense moving. He is also the top punter on the squad and has been averaging 36 y a r d s a boot. Cross Country Cal Osterhaven—A second y e a r man f r o m Holland who h a s taken first in three dual m e e t s so far this season. He has rounded into one of the finest runners in the MIAA during a season when co-captain Gary Peiper and second year m a n - P a u l H a r t m a n have been sidelined with injuries.
Gary Peiper—One of the top cross country men in the league who has unfortunately missed the entire season because of an injury. He was among the top 10 in the MIAA Field Day last y e a r and co-captain of this y e a r ' s squad. Dan Berry — The other co captain on this year's t e a m . Although a junior. Dan missed a year of eligibility because he transfered. An outstanding t r a c k m a n who has been extremely consistent in his two y e a r s of competition. Soccer J a i m e Zeas—A senior from Ecuador who has been the highest scorer on the team in its two year history. He had a four goal g a m e earlier this season against Oakland University and was second leading scorer on the squad last season. Allan Griswold — A second y e a r man from Fairlawn, New J e r s e y who has been with the t e a m f r o m its inception. One of the regulars, he is a shifty wing who tallied two goals earlier in the season in Hope's g a m e with powerful Illinois University. A fine passer who h a s been high on the list of assist m a k e r s in both seasons with the t e a m . Brian Bailey—A junior who h a s played goalie with the Flying Dutch for two seasons and was one of the main reasons that the Dutch had a fine 6-1-1 record last season.
run with only minutes to play in the g a m e . The running g a m e totaled 113 yards in the second half, while 95 yards on nine completions in 22 a t t e m p t s bv starting quarterback Harlan Hyink and back-up signal caller Gary Frens. Hyink hit on six of 18 passes in the first half and had three of his aerials picked off by the Albion defense. F r e n s completed three of four passes after coming into the game in the second half. One of Fren's passes was intercepted. Albion, however, had the game well in hand at halftime. The Britons recovered a Hope fumble on the Dutch 35 early in the first quarter and four plays later a 21yard pass from Neilson to Ellinge. capped the drive. Neilson and Ellinger upped the count to 14-0 later in the first period with a 28-yard pass that finished off a 40 yard scoring drive. Joe Reed converted as he did after every Briton touchdown. •Midway through the second quar-
ter Albion put on its longest drive of the game, a 62-yardpr, that climaxed in a four yard scoring pass from Neilson to Ellinger. H a r p e r helped to share in the profits when he latched onto a 17 yard pass from Neilson late in the second stanza and went in for the score. The fourth touchdown put the finishing touches to a 38 yard march. Although the defensive secondary of the Dutch was not quite able to cope with the shifty Albion receivers. the Dutch forward wall contained the Briton running attack e x t r e m e l y well, and the secondary adapted to the Albion attack to blank the Brittons in the second half. Wilder, who gained 68 yards, and Keur. who totaled 66 yards, showed signs of a new Hope running g a m e . Once again the passing attack w a s virtually useless. Hopefully. both will be clicking tomorrow afternoon when the Dutch play Alma at Riverview P a r k in the annual Homecoming contest.
Calvin Downs Soccermen; Face Wheaton at 3 p.m. The Hope soccer squad, try as they might, simply couldn't click as they went down in d e f e a t at the hands of the Calvin Kn : ?hts by the score of 5-1. Hope's lone counter c a m e midway in the third period on a shot by Doug Nichols, with Calvin scoring three times in the first half and twice in the second. Many factors worked against the Dutchmen, offsetting fine performances by forward Alan Griswold and defensement Dave Y n t e m a and Cornelius Agor-Iwe. One w a s injuries. Forced to start the game without the services of Gibson Dallah and P i e r r e Sende, the kicke r s w e r e dealt further blows by the disabling of Dave deVelder and
Agor-Iwe. But by far the biggest hinderance c a m e f r o m clashes and anticipated clashes with the referees, who had previously troubled the t e a m . With both t e a m s in unison disagreeing with m o r e than a few official decisions, hostility reached a fever pith in the fourth quarter when Nichols was ej Q cted from the g a m e and was quickly followed out by Neal Sobania. According to Coach Phillip Van Eyl. concentration on the officials and not soccer was a big reason for the loss. With revitalized enthusiasm the Hope eleven will clash with Wheaton College in their homeocming contest this afternoon at 3 p.m. on Van Raalte field.
Fraters Take Football Title; Capt ure Intramural Lead The F r a t e r s and the Indies took the early lead in the race for the 1965-66 i n t r a m u r a l all-sports trophy with e a r l y season victories in the football and golf championships. The Indies took the laurels in the 36-hole golf tourney at the West Ottawa course with a 25 stroke edge over the second place Arkies. The Cosmos finished third, the F r a t e r s fourth "and t h e Emmies fifth. The F r a t e r s captured the intramural football title by holding Jhe Knicks to a 2-2 tie in the league's decisive game. The tie left the F r a t e r s with a four wins and one tie record, while the Knicks had three wins and two ties. The Arkies tied the Knicks 6-6 in the opening g a m e of the season
and consequently deprived the Knickerbockers of a tie for first place. The Cosmos took third place in the league with a 3-2 record, while the Arkies finished fourth. The Indies a r e presently in fifth place while the E m m i e s a r e in sixth. The Emmies-Arkies game will conclude the season and if the E m m i e s win they will tie the Indies for the fifth spot. Presently the F r a t e r s are in first place in the overall standings for the all-sports trophy with 18 points, while the Indies, Arkies and Cosmos a r e tied l o r second with 16 points apiece. The F r a t e r s a r e the defending i n t r a m u r a l c h a m p s and the r a c e this y e a r promises to be as exciting as last year's.