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Dem. Party Chair Howard Dean to discuss faith, politics at Hope Va n d e r-

Alex Quick

political parties have their politics informed by their Christian commit-

in their favor is a two-fold dilemma for the GOP: an increasingly socially

secular direction that most evangelicals feared to go. As the party began

minded evangelical community and a lack of appealing presidential can-

to develop progressive policies that were more supportive of abortion

didates. Jimmy Carter. Democratic president from 1977-1981, is widely cited

and same sex marriages and more

as being the president responsible for

publicans in record numbers.

bringing personal faith to the Oval Office, publicly stating that he was a

During the 2004 elections, the Democrats began to try to bring

"bom-again Christian," reports Time

evangelicals back into the fold, by talking about faith at more events and meeting with high-profile Christian S E E DEMS, P A G E 6

On Monday, Oct. 29, Hope Col-

Stoep. faculty advisor

lege Democrats will welcome How-

to the Hope

ment" The Democratic Party has failed

ard Dean, the former Vennont Governor and presidential candidate, and

Democrats.

to appeal to evangelical voters for

"Many students in

the past two decades, but that may

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current chairman of the Democratic

v

the

Party, to campus. Dean will be giving

change with the 2008 elections. After a very poor evangelical turnout for

Hope

Democrats

Democrats in the 2004 presidential

Party, faith and politics.

feel called Gov. Howard Dean by their faith to address issues like

elections, where, according to a Time magazine article, about 17 percent

"Governor Dean's visit is an exciting opportunity for the college and

the environment, poverty and lax policy. ... I hope this visit will raise

voted for John Kerry, the Democrats are starting to turn an ear to the re-

magazine. According to the same Time article, despite his personal ad-

the Holland community," said Scott

awareness that many people in both

ligious community.

missions, the party moved in a more

a talk in the Haworth Inn and Conference Center about the Democratic

Also working

Relay raises $52,426

restrictive of public displays of religion, evangelicals turned to the Re-

Campus OxyContin use reported But Hope drug use remains well below national student average

Ashley DeVecht A S S I S T A N T FEATURES E DIT OR

Laura S t r i t z k e

Hundreds o f white paper bags lined

STAFF W R I T E R

the track at the D o w Center on Friday

On Oct. 1, the Hope College administration,

night, illuminating the path for this year's Relay For Life. The illuminated bags, or

in conjunction with Campus Safety, released a safety alert which stated that they had b e c o m e

"luminaria," stood as a memorial to peo-

aware of use on Hope's campus o f the drug Oxy-

ple w h o had battled cancer. The names on the luminaras were

Contin without a prescription. However, the overall use o f illegal drugs on

not faceless statistics, but rather moth-

Hope's campus is relatively low compared to

ers, grandfathers and childhood friends.

national averages.

S o m e were survivors; s o m e v/ere not so lucky. Students crowded around the bags o f their loved ones, shedding tears o f grief; others passed by in silent reflec-

1.1 percent of Hope students reported that they used illegal drugs, other than marijuana, since

tion. Relay For Life is a team event that

the beginning of the academic year. In contrast, 18.5 percent o f college students surveyed reported using illegal drugs, other than

raises funds for the American Cancer Society. The event is in its fifth year here at Hope College.

marijuana, in the previous year, according to the

Erica Viegelahn ( ' 0 4 )

2 0 0 5 Monitoring the Future survey conducted

started planning the first event at Hope in the spring o f 2 0 0 3 in honor o f her moth-

by the National Institute on Drug Abuse. In addition, 2.1 percent o f college students in the sur-

er, w h o had been diagnosed with cancer.

vey reported using OxyContin. Both at Hope and nationally, marijuana is the

This w a s a record-setting year for Relay For Life at Hope College; more than 7 0 0 students raised S 5 2 , 4 2 6 - more than

most frequently used illegal drug. On an annual basis, 33.3 percent o f college student nationally

any other year. The money raised will be

reported using the drug. At Hope, however, only 5.6 percent o f students reported using marijuana

used for cancer research, education and patient services.

since the start o f the academic year. When asked about drugs and substance abuse on Hope's campus, Director o f Residential Life

Survivors share stories The evening began with an opening ceremony in which survivors shared their stories.

John Jobson said. "Drug use is such an infrequent thing, that w h e n it does happen w e know

Proudly wearing their purple

about it and we do something." Dean o f Students Richard Frost cited the

"Survivor" shirts, about 30 cancer survivors walked the first lap around the track cheered on by the Hope C o l l e g e students

OxyContin issue as o n e area in which the college, after learning about a problem, could do something to prevent harm to students.

below. One survivor. Perry Greene ('09), w a s diagnosed with a pre-malignant form o f

"I think that w h e n I b e c o m e aware o f certain things, 1 have an obligation to speak up, as it re-

cancer at the age o f 5. He is now cancer-

lates to the health o f the community, and (in the

free and joined the activities on Friday night. "I'm not someone to voluntarily stay up all night, but it w a s a blast.

An anonymous survey o f

Hope students, administered by the Frost Research Center in N o v e m b e r 2 0 0 6 , revealed that

People

PHOTO EDITOR DAVID MOORE

P L A Y I N G FOR A C A U S E — On Saturday, several bands performed for Relay f o r Life. P i c t u r e d Is The H i g h Dive P r a c t i c e , w i t h b a n d m e m b e r s Ryan Blake, left, Peter Nyberg ('08), on drums, and Johnny B u r t r u m , right.

case o f OxyContin on campus) things c a m e to m y attention and therefore I share them with the community," Frost said. "The community has

those people w h o have suffered from the

4 0 teams, took turns walking through the

plan Relay For Life this year. Krista Ho-

the right to be informed." Jobson also said that if indeed Hope does follow the national trend, its percentages are sig-

disease. It w a s pretty amazing to finish o f f the last lap and realize the $ 5 3 , 0 0 0 will g o to s o m e form of cancer research,

night.

makie ( ' 0 9 ) was part o f the entertainment committee and spent 30 hours over the

nificantly smaller. "Hope is different because w e do fall outside

course o f four w e e k s scheduling bands

o f that national norm," said Jobson. "That's not to

in hopes of finding a cure," Greene said. Students, w h o were part o f more than

entertainment. About 15 committee members helped

and games, attending meetings and set-

say that it doesn't happen on Hope's campus, but S E E DRUGS, P A G E 2

were there for a cause. They weren't just walking to walk, they were there for all

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ing, the Relay For Life Committee kept participants active with food, prizes and

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Alcohol poisoning cases per semester almost zero

T H I S W E E K AT H O P E Thursday

OCTOBFR

Oct. 2 5

C o m p u t e r Science C o l l o q u i u m "Old Hardware - Still Useful After All These Years" Doug Harms - DePauw University VanZoeren room 142.

sume 8 or more drinks per week. This data clearly negates a ris-

w h e n it does it is an exception

ing trend in alcohol abuse. How-

year, the college is enabled to address student behavior o f f - c a m -

and not the rule."

ever, there have been 4 documented cases o f alcohol poisoning this

pus that c o m p r o m i s e s the safety or security o f students on campus.

seling center. Ziyah Dock is a certified substance abuse counselor

Hope's 2 0 0 6 survey also examined student behaviors regarding

1 1 a.m.

I n f o r m a t i o n a l M e e t i n g for t h e W a s h i n g t o n D.C. S e m e s t e r Please attend if you are interested in the 2009 program or have general questions regarding the program. Maas Conference Room. 4 p . m . - 6 p.m.

InterVarsity Group Wor ship Martha Miller Rotunda 7:01 p.m.

Students w h o c o m e to Hope with pre-existing substance abuse

policy 18.2 that was initiated last

• DRUGS, from page 1

problems are referred to the coun-

semester. The average alcohol poi-

For example, if an o f f - c a m p u s

and helps students find resources

alcohol. Out o f the 1,322 students

soning cases per semester, accord-

who responded. 8 0 5 students (approximately 61 percent) reported

ing to Jobson, is normally zero. 'There number of incidents

house has people that receive Minor in Possession charges at their

at Hope and in the Holland area. Hope may not be experiencing the dramatic increase of substance

that they drank zero drinks per week. About 31 percent o f stu-

involving alcohol is much more frequent at the beginning of fall se-

house, those who live there will meet with Jobson or Dean Frost

dents said they drank between

mester, because students are testing

encourage, not making opportuni-

one and 7 drinks per week. Only

their boundaries," Jobson said. However, because o f the new

ties for minors to participate in il-

dents having trouble with alcohol or substance abuse have resources

legal activities.

available to them.

about 7.5 percent o f students con-

abuse documented, nevertheless the problem exists and those stu-

to discuss the problem, and try to

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HOPE COLLEGE HOSTS SAFE HALLOWEEN

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Several

50

Hope

College

residence halls will be open to children

trick-or-trealing

4 0

on

Halloween. A total o f 10 residence halls will be open to y o u n g trick-ortreaters on Wednesday, Oct. 3 1 , from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Children

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from the community are invited

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to visit and admission is free, although they are asked to wear a

O

by an adult. To assist visitors to the campus

Hope students' drug use during the a c a d e m i c year

for the trick-or-trealing. Dance Marathon

will

be

hosting

Other Illegal Drugs

Marijuana

costume and must be accompanied

O

Hope students' perception of drug use a m o n g student b o d y

Annual drug use nationally a m o n g full-time college students

an

information tent on Wednesday, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. near the DeWittCenter on Columbia Avenue at 12th Street.

Community businesses donate food, gifts for '07 Relay • LIFE, f r o m p a g e 1

joyed seeing H o p e students unify for a noble cause. "I like h o w many people (Re-

The students will also be selling

cates for prizes. "Most o f the food and paper

the community to help save lives, help those w h o have been touched

products are donated," Homakie

by cancer and help e m p o w e r indi-

committee

lay For Life) gets together," Ho-

said. "A lot o f pizza places around

viduals to fight back against the

are

makes y o u want to get people in-

Cook, Dykstra, Gilmore, Kollen,

makie said. "Just being able to hang out is so fun and usually it's

town (donated food), Meijer gave

volved. I really wanted people to

disease. "I thought it w a s a great w a y

Lichty, Phelps, Scott, Van V l e c k ,

do it and raise money," Homakie

outside the w h o l e night, w h i c h

JPs donated c o f f e e and hot c h o c o -

said. A s part o f the planning c o m -

g i v e s it a different element."

late." According

hot chocolate to help raise funds for D a n c e Marathon. The participating

Voorhees

and

halls

Wyckoff.

In

addition, selected cottage housing units, those with their porch lights on, will also be hosting trick-or-

ling up for the event. "Being on the

mittee, the event w a s more stressful for Homakie, but she still en-

gift certificates, Lemonjellos and

to show up, have kids raise m o n e y and just kind o f raise awareness

to the American

because whether w e like it or not

got involved, donating food for

Cancer Society's website. Relay

cancer effects either us or s o m e -

the participants and gift certifi-

For Life is a w a y for people in

one w e know," Greene said.

Community

businesses

also

treaters.

P R O F E S S O R EMERITUS KOOIKER P A S S E S AWAY Dr. Anthony Kooiker, a gifted pianist w h o w a s retired from the Hope C o l l e g e music faculty after a 37-year career at the college, died on Thursday, Oct. 18, at age 87. Kooiker, w h o w a s living in Orange City, Iowa, w a s a member o f the Hope faculty from 1950 until retiring in 1987. His service to the college's music program included helping to build the theory and piano departments, and d e v e l o p i n g the holdings o f the music library, in addition to chairing the department o f music from 1973 to 1977. In 1951, with colleague Jantina Holleman, he helped reorganize the college's Christmas Vespers program, which had started in 1941, into the form in which it continues

today

as

one

of

the college's most beloved and popular traditional events. This year's Vespers services will be held on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 1-2. There w a s a funeral service for Dr. Kooiker on Monday, Oct. 22, at 1:30 p.m., at the First Reformed Church Chapel in Orange City.

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Capt. Pate fixes Iraqi prison Shannon Craig N A T I O N A L N E W S E DIT OR

Hope College alumnus Captain David Pale f O S ) returned to campus Oct. 4 to speak about his year-long experience in Iraq. Now

stationed

at

Fort

Ariz., Pate w a s stationed in Abu Ghraib, Iraq, from March o f 2 0 0 6 until March o f

Music industry sues illegal downloaders

teams, each with about 10 men from the

Pate described what happened

United States Army, are embedded in not o n l y the Iraqi army, but also amon g

Abu Ghraib and the alleged treatment o f

David M o o r e

prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as

GUEST W R I T E R

border guards and police. He described his j o b as s h o w i n g the Iraqis "what right

anomalies. "We stand for the G e n e v a Convention and the rules o f war. ... Rules are there to

ster, an online music file-sharing service, in 1999 at Northeastern University, music down-

looks like." A s a military intelligence officer. Pate w a s in charge o f running the prison in the

Huachuca,

Iraqi city o f Abu Gharib.

2007. While in Iraq, Pate w a s the member o f a 10-man team embedded in the Jraqi

Pate pointed out that the prison in which he worked w a s not the same pris-

Army. Pate estimated that more than 2 0 0

on that became an international issue in 2 0 0 4 as a result o f severe prisoner abuse.

in the

3

Ever since Shawn Fanning founded Nap-

protect the innocent," Pate said as he ex-

loading has b e c o m e a cultural addiction spe-

plained that what allegedly happened in those prisons is not what the U.S. soldiers

cifically around high school and college cam-

are trained to do. However, that is not to say that prisoner abuse did not occur at the prison prior S E E PATE, P A G E 4

puses. Seven years after, students now battle for the right for the free exchange o f music while the Recording Industry Association o f America g o e s to court to protect its artists. Will the music file sharing be a freedom or will w e be cast into a "future o f digital feudalism," said Zachary McCune, a student at Brown University, to N e w York Times corre-

Hope alum in U.S. Treasury visits campus

spondent Rachel Aviv. The RjAA's strategy c o m b i n e s presentation, education, and even lawsuits to fight online piracy o f music. This perceived hardline approach issues convicted students with

K

potential fines o f S750 to $ 1 5 0 , 0 0 0 . Many students react negatively to this deterrent and immediately fight this hardship brought upon them. On the other hand, students who understand the RIAA's perspective and/or are musicians themselves take another approach. Michael DeVires ( ' 1 0 ) said, "If a band is successful, then I won't support that and ITI download the music, but if a band is just starting then HI support them by not downloading

their

sic." Fanning's

mu-

"... We don't want

Nap-

ster brought the underground file-shar-

- JefFPetsun, Assitant Director of C o m p u t i n g

Napster's free file-

and Information

sharing service shut down due to several

H O P E IN H I G H P L A C E S — President James Bultman ('63) s t a n d s w i t h M a t t Scogin, a 2 0 0 2

to

get in trouble."

ing c o m m u n i t y to the public attention.

PHOTO BY JEFF VRENDNBERG

anyone

Tecnology

Hope g r a d u a t e , w h o is n o w t h e s e n i o r a d v i s o r t o t h e u n d e r s e c r e t a r y f o r d o m e s t i c f i n a n c e . S i n c e g r a d u a t i n g f r o m H o p e , S c o g i n h a s a l s o w o r k e d as a s e n i o r f i s c a l p o l i c y a d v i s o r for Gov. M i t t R o m -

lawsuits in February 2001.

ney of M a s s a c h u s e t t s . W h i l e a t H o p e , S c o g i n s t u d i e d e c o n o m i c s a n d p o l i t i c a l s c i e n c e . He e a r n e d

In June 2 0 0 5 , the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the case M G M v. Grokster Inc. (maker o f Morpheus) that

a m a s t e r ' s d e g r e e in p u b l i c p o l i c y f r o m t h e K e n n e d y S c h o o l o f G o v e r n m e n t at H a r v a r d U n i v e r s i t y .

file-sharing

Students explore study abroad opportunities than 60 countries on six continents.

Laura Stritzke

There are programs for students wish-

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refreshing!" T h e s e types o f stories are the reason

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software companies could be held

liable for copyright infringement. With this c o m e s holding individuals liable for participating or using such software. The R1AA references this ability in its Online Piracy clause posted on its website http://www.riaa.org.

that the Fried International Center pro-

Today, students across the country are re-

motes studying abroad so strongly. A c cording to their mission statement, they

ceiving notices from their college technology management departments holding them re-

desire to "provide the Hope

College

sponsible for their actions and attaching pre-

semester in Aberdeen, Scotland. Vandlen

c o m m u n i t y with learning opportunities that promote global understanding in the

litigation notices emails. Nineteen students at UC Berkeley received court notices from

are fun to flip through but they do not ac-

said the experience has been really re-

classroom and beyond." This could mean

tually consider going abroad. However, studying"abroad for a semester or year in

warding so far, but also challenging. When asked what was most surprising

an experience in Aberdeen. Scotland, like Vandlen or one o f the many other oppor-

the RIAA for their illegal activity in the last week. The RIAA is willing to right this until

an international or domestic program is

for her, Vandlen said, "I am surprised at how w e l c o m i n g students here are o f other

tunities that are available.

the end. Many students are unaware that their ac-

For those wanting to learn more about their personal options for studying abroad,

tivity is in plain v i e w o f the appropriate authorities. In actual fact, they actually track

y o u can visit the Fried International Center during academic hours. They have

your computer address and recently they are c o m i n g with a subpoena, which is outside o f the control o f college networks. Assistant

On Oct. 8 the Off-Campus Study Fair was held in Maas auditorium. All o f the study abroad options were displayed with neatly decorated poster boards and appealing photo slide s h o w s . For some, the brochures and pictures

a reality for one-third o f each graduating class, and it can be a reality for anyone w h o chooses to make it. The Fried International Center, located in the first floor offices of the Martha Miller Center, is dedicated to providing o f f - c a m p u s study opportunities for all students. There are more than 100 offcampus options for Hope students in more

ing to improve fluency in a foreign language, or those w h o want to spend time in another country while still speaking English. Chelsea Vandlen ( ' 0 9 ) is spending the

international students. "For example, the second w e e k here, s o m e o f the girls from the Christian Union invited m e over for 'tea* that ended up being a three-course meal! There wasn't a sense o f hurriedness that often prevails

books, brochures, and also peer study abroad advisors to help you explore all o f the possibilities.

in American culture; w e sat and chatted for a couple o f hours, and it w a s really

Director o f Computing and Technology at Hope College, Jeff Pestun says, "Don't break the law, whether y o u agree with the law or SEE M U S I C ,

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OPPOSITION PARTY WINS LANDSLIDE VICTORY IN POLAND WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A pro-business opposition party that wants Poland's troops out of Iraq ousted Prime Minister Jaroslaw Kaczynski's govemment in parliamentary elections Sunday, as Poles opted for leadership offer-

ing a more cooperative approach to the European Union. Donald Tusk's Civic Platform party led with 41.2 percent of the vote after nearly three-fourths o f the ballots were counted early Monday, which would give the

party 205 seats in the 460-seat Sejm lower hous.e. That would be short o f the 231 needed for a majority — but close enough for it to join with a smaller party to form a govemment.

'DEMOLITION DERBY' AT GOP DEBATE O R L A N D O . Fla. (AP)— Republican front-runners Rudy Giuliani and Milt Romncy defended their conservative credentials in the face o f pointed attacks from campaign rivals Sunday night in the most aggressive debate to date o f the race for the White House.

The clashes in the early moments o f a 90-minute debate prompted former Arkansas Gov. Mike 1 luckabee to say he wanted h o part of a "demolition derby" with others o f his own party. "What I'm interested in is fighting for the American people."


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Bush veto of child health care bill upheld lies to provide a Social Security

Kevin Freking

number to indicate citizenship.

ASSOCIATED PRESS W R I T E R

Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, said it's too easy to get a false number,

WASH I N G T O N ( A P ) — H o u s e Democrats were unable Oct. 18 to override President Bush's veto

which would give an opening for thousands o f illegal immigrants

iP1

o f their pre-election year effort

to enroll. But Democrats said the bill's original focus remained intact.

to expand a popular government health insurance program to c o v er 10 million children. The bill had bipartisan support -

but the 2 7 3 - 1 5 6 roll call w a s 13 votes short o f the two-thirds that majority supporters needed to enacr the bill into law over Bush's objections. The bill had passed the Senate with a veto-proof margin. The State Children's Health Insurance Program n o w

subsi-

dizes health care insurance coverage for about 6 million children at

PHOTO EDITOR DAVIO M O O R E

middle-income families to sub-

Bush's

veto

compared

I think health care is an

without health care. The program is about expanding cover-

benefits," said Rep. John Dingell, D-Mich. "Continuing to not

had healthy bi-partisan support.

"Sometimes

the

lion people in Michigan are

age to poor children and has

Q

Why were you protesting the veto?

3.

the future o f the program.

sustain

8.

"Under current law, these boys and girls are entitled to their

Insurance Program. English Professor Julie Kipp w a s also present.

them from l o w - i n c o m e families,

important?

gram but not enrolled.

g i v e s him a chance to w e i g h in on

4 million more children, most o f

Why is SCHIP

know that more than one mil-

travesty." The president said his veto

Republican opponents said the

Q

for signing up l o w - i n c o m e children already eligible for the pro-

provide them with coverage is a

bill would encourage too many

j/u//e

enormously Important issue. I

'BUSH BLOCKS KID'S HEALTH — Former Hope College Provost

voted Sept. 25 to pass the bill. Only two Democrats voted to

The vetoed bill w o u l d have added

pfcrp.

States would be given bonuses

Jacob Nyenhuis stood outside t h e Holland City Hall on Oct. 8 t o prot e s t President George W. Bush's veto of t h e S t a t e Children's Health

a cost o f about S5 billion a year.

CO'th

legislative

I was there because I think

it's important and I hoped to

branch wanft to g o on without the president, pass pieces o f leg-

voice my concern that my

islation and the president can then

bill. I hope to change his mind.

congressman voted against the

to the program at an added cost o f

with six w h o had voted against

$7 billion annually. To pay for the increase, the bill

the bill. The t w o were Reps. Jim

stitute government-subsidized insurance for their private insur-

Marshall o f Georgia and Gene

ance. The bill g i v e s states finan-

part o f the process," Bush said.

w o u l d have raised the federal tax

Taylor o f Mississippi. Bush, anticipating that his veto

cial incentives to cover families with incomes up to three times the

Supporters of the bill said they already had compromised in win-

would stand, has assigned three

federal poverty level — $ 6 1 , 9 5 0

ning passage o f the bill last month

3.

top advisers to try to negotiate a

for a family o f four. "That's not low-income.

in both houses. The House origi-

recognize that their voices

nally had proposed a S50 billion

matter and that together their

increase over five years. The bill is bipartisan, and the

voices can make a huge Impact.

before the vote. ' T o r the cost o f

them, Health and Human Service s Secretary M i k e Leavitt said:

That's a majority o f households

less than 4 0 days in Iraq, we can

' i t ' s n o w time for us to get to the

Senate has shown it could over-

need to see this as an et

provide SCHIP coverage for 10

hard work o f finding a solution

Herger, R-Calif. The bill specifically states that

ride a veto. Senate Majority Lead-

issue. We need to figure

million children for o n e year." Forty-four Republicans voted

and get SCHIP reauthorized. We

illegal immigrants would remain

er Harry Reid, D-Nev., has replied

we as a society are going to

ineligible for the children's program, but Republicans seized on

with an emphatic "no" when asked if he would seek a compromise

cate our money and how we are

to override Bush's veto — o n e

also have a larger task, to provide every American with the means

f e w e r than G O P members w h o

o f having an insurance policy."

a section that would allow fami-

with the administration.

on cigarettes from 39 cents to $1 a pack. ' T h i s is not about an issue. It's about a value," House Speaker N a n c y Pelosi, D-Calif., said just

n e w deal with Congress. One o f

in America," said

Rep.

Wally

use the veto to make sure he's a

Why should Hope care? I think students need to

Hope students, in pa

going to define ourselves. G R A P H I C BY G I N A H O L D E R

Capt. Pate fixes Iraqi prison in Abu Ghraib •PATE, from page 3 to Pate's arrival. Pate explained that the prisoners were blindfold-

is no honor in punching a man

twice a day and were allowed to

w h o s e hands behind his back.

shower about once a month. How-

Risking his relationship with the Iraqi Army and the soldiers

ever, with the contract Pate w a s

ed and handcuffed 24 hours, seven

=

=

=

=

=

=

under him, Pate slept

able to build 10 showers, sinks and toilets. He was also able to install hot water heaters and replace the

"The hardest part was teaching them to be kind to our

between the guards

metal roof with an insulated roof.

and

enemies."

prisoners

system as well as a septic system. The detainees were provided with

whenever

three hot meals a day. He also se-

he "felt the detain-

cured a contract that provided bot-

ees

were

laundry detergent, soap and towels

in jeopardy." Pate also sought to make the

for the detainees. Pate assumes the innocence o f

living

livable

the detainees until they are proven

'BEING ALL THAT HE CAN B E ' - Capt. David Pate ( 05)

for the detainees as well as bring

guilty and feels as such that they

s t a n d s w i t h Iraqi B r i g a d e C o m m a n d e r Col. Nassir, w h i l e sta-

all deserve to be treated with dig-

t i o n e d in A b u G h r a i b , I r a q . T h o u g h a c o m m i s s i o n e d o f f i c e r in

abuse to happen, I might as well

them up to what is accorded by the G e n e v a Convention. He se-

end m y c o m m i s s i o n . "

cured an approximately $ 2 6 2 , 0 0 0

nity and respect. "Punishment (is)

deter-

U n i t e d S t a t e s A r m y , P a t e s e r v e d in a n I r a q i A r m y u n i t f o r a y e a r as a p a r t o f t h e U.S. e f f o r t t o h e l p t r a i n n e w I r a q i sol-

Pate explained that the Iraqi culture is an honor culture. To

contract to improve the prison. When he arrived at the prison.

mined by the A r m y ... punishment

d i e r s . P a t e o f t e n r e f e r s t o his Job as n e e d i n g t o s h o w t h e I r a q i s " w h a t right looks like."

help end the abuse o f the detain-

Pate found that the building had a

is determined by a judge. Our j o b is to track them down," Pate said

ees, Pate told the guards that there

metal roof. The detainees were fed

o f his unit's role in Iraq.

days a w e e k - s o m e for as long as five months. . The first

— Capt. David Pate ( ' 0 5 )

3 0 days were hard for Pate as he set out to change how the guards treated prisoners. "The hardest part w a s teaching them to be kind to our enemies," Pate said. "If I allowed prisoner

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conditions

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T H I S W E E K IN A R T

NEW EXHIBIT OFFERS A NEW PERSPECTIVE

Wednesday

10/24

"The I m p a c t of Public Art f r o m Past to Present Day" Hubert Massay, Maas Auditorium,

— Erin C a r n e y ' s paintings,

Coffeehouse E n t e r t a i n m e n t

e n t i t l e d 'At and

The Kletz. 9 - 1 1 p.m.

4 p.m.

J u s t B e l o w ' explore t h e world beneath the

Thursday

10/25

"New W o r k s " Artist Talk

s u r f a c e of water. Jim C o g s w e l l ,

DePree Art Center, 4 p.m. Reception 5 p.m.

Vienna Boys Choir

who specializes

Dlmnent Chapel, 7:30 p.m.

lr

in p r i n t m a k i n g , dances the

dANCE pROJECT Knickerbocker Theatre, Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 8 p.m. $5.

line between the traditional r o l e of a r t a n d the untradi-

Friday

10/26

tional materials

S a m A d a m s , piano

emerging in art today.

Campus Movie. "Transformers"

Dlmnent Chapel, 6 p.m. VanderWerf 102, Friday, Saturday, 7 p.m.. 9:30 p.m., 12 a.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. $2.

Emily Chapman, piano Dlmnent Chapel, 8 p.m. PHOTO EDITOR D A V I D M O O R E

DePree gallery exhibits "New Works" the ocean surface from an aerial

Rachel Syens

and often imagined perspective."

GUEST W R I T E R

in this exhibit—rubber stamps, cut paper, oil paintings, ceramic

Saturday Wlchers Auditorium, 6 p.m.

Laura Imbrock ( ' 1 1 ) said that she thought that "Cogswell's printmaking w a s very skilled and

Carney plays with many colors in her oil works in the "At and Just

tiles—are all based on an anthro-

B e l o w " series. Carney said in a H o p e C o l l e g e

between reading them as letters and seeing them is not easily re-

Cogswell. Carney's works are titled "At

Fress Release, "I see abstraction in almost everything. And that is

solved and is meant to hold the

to Nov. 16. According to the Hope College

v i e w e r in place, an invitation to

website, there will be an artist's

and Just Below," and according to

what m y paintings truly are: ab-

thoughtfully experience the na-

a plaque adorning the wall o f the De Free Gallery, Carney's "cur-

stractions." C o g s w e l l ' s works are called

ture o f seeing." "My project is influenced by a

reception on Oct. 25 from 5 to 7 p.m. C o g s w e l l will g i v e a gal-

rent paintings explore the ideas o f visual perception by re-envi-

"O Reader." In a statement fea-

childhood growing up in Japan,"

Carney will give a gallery talk on

tured on a plaque in the gallery, C o g s w e l l said that "the works

C o g s w e l l said, according to a

Nov. 1 at 4 p.m.

The D e Free Art Gallery is hosting a new exhibit entitled i4

N e w Works." The exhibit fea-

tures artists Erin Carney and Jim

sioning the area at and just below

pomorphic alphabet. The tension

10/27

Isaac Droscha, baritone

detailed." The exhibit runs from Oct. 19

Sunday 10/28 Faculty recital: Julie Sooy, flute Wlchers Auditorium, 3 p.m.

Tuesday Anathallo w i t h Apollo

Knickerbocker Theatre, 8 p.m. $5.

IN BRIEF

lery talk on Oct. 25 at 4 p.m. and

VIENNA BOYS' CHOIR TO PERFORM OCT. 25

Hope C o l l e g e press release. On Oct. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the

Sounds of Japan fill Nykerk Hail Katie Bennett A R T S EDITOR

especially

through

and Kodi Iwazaki g a v e a lec-

was very musically refined, but

note because o f the variations

ture demonstration earlier in the afternoon on the Japanese

at the s a m e time he s e e m e d to

o f nature," said Frofessor Julia

instrumental tradition. "Several times (Gould) de-

Randel, w h o helped orches-

scribed

trate the visit o f three Japanese musicians to Hope on Monday

chi music as 'musically unre-

by Hope's Asian Perspective

c e r t features Japanese ensemble

the influence o f Western clas-

kuzen Gould, Chieko Iwazaki

Oct. 22. The event w a s co-sponsored

WEST MEETS E A S T - Hope con-

changed,

Cultural Affairs Committee. Musicians Michael Chi-

this music are the suspension o f time and the depth o f every in timbre, articulation, and intensity. I also love the images

PHOTO COURTESY M I C H A E L CHIKUZEN G O U L D

en's Studies program and the

sical music, but 1 found it striking because his o w n playing

"The things I love about

Association

(HAFA)

student

group, the Japan Club, the D e partment o f Music, the Wom-

H3V0 yOU Heard 7

traditional

shakuha-

fined,"' said Randel. "He w a s referring to the fact that it started out as a spiritual practice o f breathing and responding to experiences o f nature, rather than as a music performed for aesthetic enjoyment. That has

want to stay connected to the spiritual origins o f the instrument." . Gould is o n e o f only a f e w Americans to master the shakuhachi, a flute-like instrument made o f bamboo. "It was used by Zen m o n k s as part of their spiritual training," Gould said. "They played music that w a s derived mostly SEE

JAPAN,

PAGE

their modem orchestral sound. Quite often

Calloused tiptoes, splintering wood, water logging/ Break up, come back together/

though, their songs sound like Sutjan Ste-

is later accompanied by guitars, piano, bells, more clapping and several layers

vens' music. What is so interesting about this band

of beautiftil, melodic vocals. This Japanese theme is

is the sheer number of instruments, both

other songs on the C D as well. In fact, more than half o f tracks feature lyrics

Genessaret," sings Anathallo, taking their listeners on an adventure "going out over

6

Dimnent Chapel, the Vienna B o y s ' choir will perform a diverse program o f sacred and secular music. The

Vienna

Boys'

present

The Hope C o l l e g e Great Performance Series . announced, "Since their 2 0 0 4 sold-out performance for GFS, the boys have returned to their original name and are under a new director as they recapture their original glory." Today, the Vienna Boys'.Choir is a private, non-profit organization comprised o f 100 choristers between the ages o f 10 and 14. The Choir is divided into four internationally touring choirs and each is accompanied by a choirmaster along with two tutors.

in

30,000 fathoms o f water." Anathallo, the Michigan-bom and bred,

typical and experimental, used by the band uses in their songs. "Hoodwink,"

Chicago-based Indie band, which will perform Oct. 30 at the Kinckerbocker Theater,

a song from their latest C D "Floating World" begins with the sound o f rhyth-

certainly has a unique sound.

The name

mic, jangling chains and strong vocals.

with special guest Apollo at the Knickerbocker Theater. Tickets are available, $5

to renew, re-

Then a guitar, drums, piano, stomping and

for Hope students and $10 for the general

fresh or bloom again." The band consists o f seven members^ all of w h o m contribute vocals and the play-

clapping join in. "Hanasakajijii (Four: A Great Wind,

public. Call (616) 395-7890 for tickets.

G e n r e : Indie

Reviews published here are re/lections of the opinions of the individual writers and not necessarily of the Anchor staff as a whole.

A l b u m : Floating W o r l d

tk

ing of many types o f instruments. At times they sound a bit like the Arcade fire due to

More Ash)," a song that occurs as one o f four Japanese-inspired songs on the album, starts off with a drum solo, which

Choir

emerged over five centuries ago in the Viennese Court o f Austria.

Julie Kocsis reviews Anathallo's"Floating World"

"We looked hard/1 stood on the bottom/

Anathallo in Greek means

10/30

in Japanese. Anathallo will be performing Oct. 30

G r o u p : Anathallo

To P e r f o r m @ H o p e : Tuesday, O c t . 30


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that when candidates talked about

ble stewardship o f the environment,

ness. Rudy Giuliani, although noted

faith, they c a m e across to many

t w o things that the Republicans are

for his strong stances on national

people as very uncomfortable and

not well known for doing, a N e w s -

defense, is friendly toward social

in s o m e instances, insincere. The

week article stated.

liberals being in favor o f abortion,

Democratic Party s e e m s to have a

The GOP will have to find a w a y to

loosened drug laws, and same s e x

hard road ahead o f it before it can

incorporate this rising bloc o f evan-

marriages. Even less appealing for

shake its secular image.

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evangelicals is his personal life,

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riages and affairs. Another front

been at the forefront o f many social

sive

Four years after

runner, Mitt Romney, is stellar by

changes, such as the abolition o f

2004, all three major Democratic

comparison, but s o m e speculate his

slavery and w o m e n ' s suffrage. The

Canidates are people o f faith, and

Mormon faith will turn o f f more

future may prove no exception with

are comfortable with talking about

fundamental voters reported Time

a newer, younger w a v e o f progres-

it and are making an effbt to reach

Magazine.

sive leaders making headway with-

out

in the movement.

runner are not," said Eric Sapp, a

religious humility (by incorporating

Pastors like Bill Hybels and Rob

senior partner at C o m m o n G o o d

moderate and other groups), white

Bell o f W i l l o w Creek and Mars

Stratagies, a faith-based Democratic

the Republicans are running into

Hill churches, respectively, s e e m

consulting firm.

their religious arrogance by making

problems.

The

"Democrats are reaching out to

four Republican front

less concerned about moral poli-

Many evangelicals are having

cies such as same-sex marriage and

a hard time finding a place within

keeping the Ten Commandments

the Republican ranks and a f e w

faitha w e d g e issue."

Students fight back against downloading law • MUSIC, f r o m page 3

lectual property rights. M c C u n e ,

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l a w . . . w e d o n ' t w a n t a n y o n e to

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encourages

an ethical c h o i c e or "repressive

g e t in trouble."

s t u d e n t s through Free C u l t u r e ' s

l e g i s l a t i o n " that d e m a n d s a c t i v -

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back a n d h a v e started an o r g a -

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that p r o m o t e s c o p y r i g h t d e r e g u -

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At any time o f night or.day, music wafting from w

*

Dimnent Memorial Chapel is a c o m m o n fixture. Worship at H o p e C o l l e g e has b e c o m e central to the spiritual lives o f many on Hope's campus. Each week in Chapel and the Gather-

istry j o b or teaching j o b — the people." Long before students arrive on campus, the Chapel Band, under Banner's leadership, is preparing. They kick o f f the year with a w e e k e n d retreat to get to k n o w each other and establish goals and a vision for the school year. Banner has a solid group o f seniors on

listen to music, have c o f f e e or just hang out together. Banner hopes the relationships the band is building will positively affect the campus community. "There is something beautiful that happens w h e n people get to

ing, the student body is greeted b y

which he relies for leadership. The band is divided into t w o teams w h o play on a rotat-

love on each other," Banner said. A l o n g with maintaining four ser-

a group o f students eager and ready

ing schedule, trading o f f between Chapels

vices a w e e k for Hope, Banner can

to allow God to use them in the spir-

and Gatherings. Charlie Marcus ( ' 0 8 ) has been playing

be seen frequenting the local c o f f e e

it o f worship. Members o f the Chapel Band are passionate about what they do and

with the band for three years. "We practice for Gathering on Wednes-

shops getting to k n o w students. "It's something I'm doing a lot more of this year w h i c h is great —

day nights from 8-10:30ish. I w o u l d con-

probably m y favorite thing about m y

sider it a part-time job," Marcus said. With the time commitment spanning

job," he said. Banner has

are using the gifts that God has bestowed on us, and hopefully leading

at least 12 hours a w e e k just to get things done, these students are dedicated to using

know students on a personal level

the student body to the inner sanctu-

their gifts to minister to the Hope c o m m u -

ary, at the foot o f God's throne," Sa-

nity each week. Leading worship is something these stu-

reasons that they participate. "When w e play together w e are offering up sweet incense to God; w e

enjoyed

getting

to

outside o f the realm o f worship. "It makes more sense to use your gifts in a community y o u k n o w well,"

dents take very seriously. Jeremy Kingma

Banner said. Auditions are held every year to

hearts, cool attitudes, and crazy tal-

( ' 0 9 ) has formed a n e w perspective o f wor-

keep n e w people rotating into the mix,

ent. W h o doesn't want to take part in

ship by joining the Chapel Band this year. ''Not only do I get to participate in the

with upperclassmen being the focus. "We don't want to use the chapel

music, I also get to s e e and feel the energy

for an advertisement so w e put the in-

o f hundreds o f students worshiping Jesus

formation on the slides and on K n o w Hope," Banner said. "We don't recruit

mantha Pedigo ( ' 0 8 ) said. "And, w e are a family o f cool people with real

that?" Josh Banner, Hope's minister o f music and art, works with a committed group o f about 25 students w h o volunteer to be a part o f student body

Christ," he said. "It's great to see the results o f each w e e k ' s preparation during Chapels

freshman

because we want them to

worship. For Banner, c o m i n g to H o p e has allowed him to c o m b i n e three of

and Gatherings. I don't think people k n o w

have a year to get settled because it's

h o w much prayer g o e s into this aspect o f ministry; we're constantly seeking to g i v e

such a high demanding thing." The freshmen w h o have s h o w n in-

his greatest passions — academics,

glory to God through all that w e do."

terest in the band this year have given

art and ministry. Banner is a gradu-

It can be difficult to take on a leadership

Banner an opportunity to use his one-

ate o f Wheaton College and worked in a church and as a middle school

role especially in a ministry setting. A c countability in lifestyle choices is s o m e -

on-one c o f f e e s to get to k n o w them, spend time with them and learn about

teacher before c o m i n g to Hope.

thing that this group finds important as

their heart for ministry before they

well. "You are on a team o f thirty something

would even audition in the spring. Banner will be teaching a new

people," Marcus said, "and if y o u are go-

course in the spring focused on wor-

Chapel during m y interview process,

ing to make a decision that is a little faulty,

I looked out and there were people on the sides and in the aisle and they

it is g o i n g to affect the w h o l e group." Taking the time to get to know each

ship as a part o f the ministry minor. For any infonnation on the Chapel Band,

were laughing at m y jokes and 1

other outside o f just playing together is something the group also tries to focus on.

"The students here are so great and s o easy and so willing and hungry," Banner said. "When I did m y first

thought, 'this will be easy.' It hasn't necessarily been easy but 1 just like

n

G R A P H I C BY D Y L A N A P I N T E R

the students a lot. It's what makes any min-

auditioning, the ministry class or just a cup o f c o f f e e , contact Josh Banner at bannerj@hope.edu.

They intentionally set aside time to meet.

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THE ANCHOR

In pursuit of knowledge Evelyn Daniel

B u l t m a n and the rest o f the administration

d i s c o u n t t h e m . Similarly, it w o u l d be rare

w a y out in the c a s e 1 m e n t i o n e d a b o v e .

d i s a g r e e w i t h m y p r o f e s s o r ' s s t a t e m e n t on

for a H o p e p r o f e s s o r to t e a c h the b e n e f i t s

E v e n w h e n I p a s s i o n a t e l y d i s a g r e e with

self-censorship.

The c o l l e g e professedly

o f n o n - m a i n s t r e a m political s y s t e m s like

t h o s e around m e — a n d e s p e c i a l l y w i t h

prides itself on e n s u r i n g a c a d e m i c f r e e -

s o c i a l i s m or a n a r c h i s m , e v e n if he or s h e

t h o s e c l o s e to m e — I o f t e n stay silent.

dom.

b e l i e v e d in it strongly.

With the e x c e p t i o n o f s t a t e m e n t s inaccurate

both intellectual and spiritual g r o w t h , it

or i l l e g a l (i.e. threats), the c o l l e g e has an

a c o l l e g e c a m p u s are readily apparent. A s

b e c o m e s crucial for all students, faculty

explicit policy o f non-interference.

If this

educated p e o p l e , w e c a n n o t b l i n d l y f o l l o w

a n d administrators to a l l o w all s i d e s to be

p o l i c y is o n the b o o k s , are w e a s a c o l l e g e

the b e l i e f s y s t e m s into w h i c h w e w e r e b o m .

heard. C e n s o r s h i p , w h e t h e r f r o m w i t h i n or

c o m m u n i t y t a k i n g a d v a n t a g e o f it or are

With our e d u c a t i o n a l opportunity c o m e s a

from w i t h o u t , is the antithesis o f e d u c a t i o n .

w e censoring ourselves?

responsibility to consciously make choices

A n d s o , administrators and faculty, e n c o u r -

that are s l a n d e r o u s , l i b e l o u s ,

Voice of dissent I m a g i n e a d i s c u s s i o n w i t h a c l o s e friend. Y o u r friend is e x p l a i n i n g the rationale b e -

In an institution that strives to foster

T h e p r o b l e m s with s e l f - c e n s o r s h i p o n

about the b e l i e f s that w e u s e to d e f i n e our-

a g e the v o i c e o f dissent. If y o u d i s a g r e e ,

A l t h o u g h y o u s e e the strength

are c o n s t a n t l y i m p l e m e n t i n g s e l f - c e n s o r -

selves.

listen first; then, m a k e an argument against

o f y o u r friend's a r g u m e n t , y o u d i s a g r e e o n

ship. S e l f - c e n s o r s h i p , after all, has e f f e c t s

to h a v e an e d u c a t e d d i s c u s s i o n , w e n e e d as

it. Students, raise your hand in class. Write

a fundamental, e v e n moral level.

that are p o s i t i v e a s w e l l as n e g a t i v e .

m u c h i n f o r m a t i o n a s p o s s i b l e o n both s i d e s

a letter to the editor(s). W e ' l l print it. A f t e r

o f the a r g u m e n t .

all, y o u r v o i c e w i l l n e v e r be heard if y o u

T h e short a n s w e r to this is y e s — w e

hind a d e e p l y h e l d political b e l i e f t h a t he or she holds.

Do you

For e x a m p l e , the c o n s e q u e n t outrage

argue y o u r c a s e ? A f e w w e e k s ago, one o f m y professors

T o m a k e an e d u c a t e d d e c i s i o n or

don't s p e a k up.

o f the majority k e e p s p e o p l e with racist or

In a s e t t i n g in w h i c h there is w i d e s p r e a d

hateful v i e w s f r o m e x p r e s s i n g t h e m in a

a g r e e m e n t o n political, s o c i a l o r cultural

c e n s o r s h i p to o u r c l a s s . H e g a v e us an e x -

p u b l i c w a y on our c a m p u s .

It a l s o m a i n -

i s s u e s , it is e a s y to r e m a i n silent, f o l l o w i n g

a m p l e : H e k n e w w h a t President B u l t m a n ' s

tains s o c i a l order, r e a f f i r m i n g the m o r a l

the majority. C o n v e r s e l y , w h e n w e hear a

p o s i t i o n w a s o n certain i s s u e s , he said. A s

a n d ethical v a l u e s that w e a s a c o m m u n i t y

m i n o r i t y o p i n i o n that w e d i s a g r e e w i t h , it

a result, if m y p r o f e s s o r w a n t e d to k e e p h i s

h a v e c o m e to c h e r i s h .

is e a s y t o s i m p l y c o m p l a i n a n d p l u g our

a t t e m p t e d to e x p l a i n the c o n c e p t o f s e l f -

j o b , h e k n e w better than to s a y t h i n g s in

O n the o t h e r hand, s e l f - c e n s o r s h i p can

c l a s s that drastically contradict t h e a d m i n -

prevent d i s s e n t i n g v i e w s f r o m e v e r r e c e i v -

istration's v i e w s .

i n g a fair hearing.

ears.

Evelyn was happy to celebrate Relay For Life this week with the news that the rate of deaths from cancer is declining rapidly. According to the New York Times, the number of deaths is dropping at an average rate of 2.1 percent per year. The Times reported that each I percent drop in the death rate represents 5.000people who are surviving.

B y f a i l i n g to f u l l y listen to our o p -

p o n e n t s ' a r g u m e n t s , h o w e v e r , it b e c o m e s

A t a Christian c o l l e g e

i m p o s s i b l e t o s u c c e s s f u l l y create a c a s e

O f c o u r s e , the s t a t e m e n t itself is contra-

like H o p e , it is u n l i k e l y that t h e a r g u m e n t s

dictory — it is quite l i k e l y that President

o f a t h e i s t s w i l l e v e r be d i s c u s s e d , e x c e p t t o

against them. I w i l l a d m i t to frequently t a k i n g the e a s y

LETTERS TO THE EDITORS

Martyr, martyr, martyr To the Editors: April 2 0 0 2 : Israel invades the West Bank in clear violation o f prior peace trea-

IDF is met with an extreme amount o f re-

al treaties, I D F soldiers at the c o m m a n d o f

the run, t h e y w a n t m e dead, but I tell t h e m

sistance and is held o f f as long as possible,

Sharon w e r e about t o f o r c e entry into the

martyr, martyr, martyr" and d i s c o n n e c t s

but with this militaristic inequality — one

o f f i c e o f the Palestinian president.

the line. In the f e w m i n u t e s to f o l l o w ,

T h e president o f the P a l e s t i n i a n A u -

Israel w i t h d r a w s its soldiers and retreats

thority, the father o f the P a l e s t i n i a n State,

without a c c o m p l i s h i n g their g o a l , due to

f o u n d e r o f Fateh and h e a d o f t h e P L O ,

international a n d internal pressures. T h e

side with a full army c o m p o s e d o f tanks and

ties; four cities are the main targets o f this terrorist operation. T h e goal and reasoning

fighting

the Israeli g o v e r n m e n t provides: deterrence

A K 4 7 s — the IDF reaches the c o m p o u n d .

aircrafts and the other with mere

o f Palestinian "terrorist" attacks. T h e Israeli

In attempts to protect the c o m p o u n d ,

Yassir Arafat s i t s a l o n e in h i s o f f i c e , b e -

IDF entered the lion's den but e m e r g e d

D e f e n s e Force ( I D F ) under the leadership

the presidential guard sabotages the helipad

hind h i s d e s k , o n w h i c h is m o u n t e d a

without e v e n scratching the lion.

o f Ariel Sharon kills hundreds, w o u n d s

and fires everything it has at the barrage o f

m a c h i n e g u n . H e p i c k s up his cell p h o n e

"Martyr, martyr, martyr," is t h e e v e r -

thousands, destroys local infrastructures,

tanks arriving on location; the IDF b o m b s

to m a k e o n e last p h o n e c a l l , w h i l e in the

lasting c o n c e p t , e v e r - r e v i v i n g and n e v e r

disables the Palestinian e c o n o m y and, last

and assaults the c o m p o u n d from e v e r y lo-

r o o m b e h i n d h i s o f f i c e a g r o u p o f interna-

d y i n g a m o n g s t the 10 m i l l i o n Palestinian

but not least, v i o l a t e s several articles in

cation, running d o w n w a l l s and e x e c u t i n g

tional protestors a n d h i s a d v i s o r s prepare

w o r l d w i d e ; the c o n c e p t w h i c h has b a c k e d

every soldier found inside (proven later by

the r o o m t o shelter t h e m s e l v e s from t h e

o u r r e s i s t a n c e for m o r e than 55 years. It

the Palestinian A c a d e m y Society for the

battle t o occur.

is a r e a s o n w h y the Palestinian state w i l l

multiple United Nations Charters. T h e Israeli D e f e n s e Force, its n a m e an

be created, f o r w h e n there isn't a s i n g l e

irony due to its o f f e n s i v e works, pushes for-

Study o f International Affairs and e v i d e n c e

Arafat c a l l s A l - J a z e e r a and m a k e s a

ward towards the Palestinian presidential

s h o w n on the national Palestinian T V ) and

bold statement, c l a r i f y i n g w h a t has hap-

Palestinian soul in the w o r l d the d r e a m

p e n e d and w h a t is occurring outside o f his

w o u l d die, but b e f o r e that the d r e a m w i l l

o f impeaching Palestinian President Yassir

In clear v i o l a t i o n o f the c o n c e p t o f state

door and clearly states h i s goals: " T h e y

Arafat, either by capture or execution. T h e

sovereignty, h u m a n rights and intemation-

w a n t m e as a prisoner, t h e y w a n t m e o n

be accomplished. — George Khoury ( ' 0 9 )

b e s i e g e s the Palestinian president.

c o m p o u n d in Ramallah with a pre-set goal

Response to Rumbleweeds To Jeremy: I read y o u r O c t . 10 R u m b l e w e e d s c o l u m n . A f e w t h o u g h t s ...

p e r f e c t , but w e ' r e g e t t i n g better.

S o the

look for their effort to b e reflected in the

s i n g l e encounter t h e y had in mind, not the

real critique w o u l d be if y o u can d o c u -

c o m m u n i t y , not n e c e s s a r y p h o t o c o p i e d

o n e y o u w e r e after.

m e n t a c h a n g e that d o e s not reflect an H o w are t h i n g s c o m p a r e d t o

into to the c o m m u n i t y . Lastly, consider "off-campus settings"

m e n t after s a m p l i n g e x p e r i e n c e s , " rather

10 y e a r s a g o ? If better, then the e n v i r o n -

doesn't necessarily m e a n semesters abroad.

than " f u l f u l l m e n t s after e x p e r i e n c e s . " A

m e n t is " i n c r e a s i n g l y r e f l e c t i n g . "

increase.

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the... " that might erroneously imply the

include encounter' with

the ..." s o u n d s a w k w a r d t o speak o f o n l y

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b e y o n d H o p e ' s n o r m a l population. L o o k

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Senior Slainte d r o p p e d by the K l e t z s e e k i n g the dessert

nates with the a b s e n c e o f s o f t s e r v e ? W h y

f o o d t o b e i n g spat on, hear this: Kletz

e q u i v a l e n t o f their f a m o u s c h i c k e n q u e s a -

d o e s n ' t the K l e t z s i m p l e put up a h u g e s i g n

w o r k e r s , y o u d o a fantastic j o b , the a t m o -

dilla. T h e s o f t s e r v e c o o k i e d o u g h c r e a t i o n s

that s a y s , "We don't pay attention to w h a t

sphere is friendly, y o u r p e r s o n a l i z e d aprons

are s o g o o d that 1 risk g u t rot f r o m m y lac-

our c u s t o m e r s w a n t , s o d o n ' t e v e n think

are c l a s s y , and the c h i c k e n q u e s a d i l l a s are

t o s e intolerance. H o w e v e r , t i m e after t i m e ,

about ordering it?" That w o u l d at least

s e c o n d to n o n e . N e v e r t h e l e s s , s o m e o n e u p

I h a v e b e e n turned a w a y for lack o f ice

s a v e m e the a n x i o u s a g o n y (or an ulcer)

top n e e d s to get that extra order o f c o o k i e

cream or c o o k i e d o u g h . 1 feel anger, frus-

o f attempting t o order an o s t e n s i b l e c o o k i e

d o u g h , refill the s o f t s e r v e , fix the m a c h i n e ,

tration. p u z z l e m e n t and a B e n e d i c t A r n o l d -

or j u s t get a n e w o n e .

s c a l e betrayal. D i d n ' t the K l e t z j u s t w i n an

d o u g h s o f t serve. It is p o s s i b l e that a l t h o u g h m a n y stu-

award o f e x c e l l e n c e ?

W e l l . 1 k n o w for a

d e n t s f a c e this c o m m o n l e t d o w n , t h e y s i m -

hasn't b e e n g e t t i n g m i n e . Together, w e can

for m o n t h s and m y h o u s e m a t e s w i l l agree

fact that it did not r e c e i v e the p r e s t i g i o u s

ply fail to understand the s i g n i f i c a n c e o f

o v e r c o m e this issue.

that 1 h a v e b e e n c h o m p i n g at t h e bit t o g e l

Cqokie Dough Caucus endorsement.

Joe Seymour

Cookie Dough Debacle I h a v e b e e n w a i t i n g to w r i t e this o n e

M o n e y talks, and

as o f lately — I m e a n m o s t l y — the K l e t z I h a v e a dream that

it. W h a t w o u l d y o u do if y o u r g a s station

o n e night, all o f G o d ' s children w i l l sit to-

E n o u g h i§ e n o u g h , for there

A l l o w m e t o lay o u t t h e situation; t h e

regularly ran out o f 8 7 o c t a n e (the c h e a p e r

gether and e n j o y a tasty c o o k i e d o u g h d e s -

c o m e s a t i m e in e v e r y p e r s o n ' s l i f e w h e n

c o o k i e d o u g h s o f t s e r v e is b y far the m o s t

s t u f f ) , or if y o u r store r a n d o m l y s t o p p e d

sert. A n d w h e n w e let t h i s h a p p e n , w h e n

he or s h e m u s t stand up and s h o u t ^ T m a s

popular dairy based dessert that the K l e t z

carrying y o u r s i z e , or if Parrots ran out o f

w e let c o o k i e d o u g h flow, w e w i l l be able

offers.

s l e a z i n e s s b e f o r e 1a.m.?

t o j o i n hands and sing in the w o r d s o f that

this in print.

m a d as hell and K m not g o i n g t o take this

I m a y not b e the Mentalist, but I

Y o u ' d be livid

k n o w that the K l e t z w o r k e r s k n o w that w e ,

and d e m a n d i n g that s o m e t h i n g b e d o n e t o

o l d Dairy spiritual, "Full at last!

students h a v e e n c o u n t e r e d this s a m e an-

the c o o k i e d o u g h d e f i c i e n t student b o d y ,

r e m e d y the situation, b e c a u s e the c o n s u m e r

last!

n o y i n g situation. W e as s t u d e n t s d e s e r v e a

w a n t it. Traditionally, ice c r e a m is a night

has power. W h e r e a s Gandhi fasted for the

last!"

reliable s o u r c e o f the K l e t z ' s c o o k i e d o u g h

f o o d , a l t h o u g h s o m e c o l l e g e girls u s e it as

poor, Martin Luther K i n g , J.R. m a r c h e d for

soft serve delightful combination.

a rebound b o y f r i e n d t h r o u g h o u t t h e day.

equal rights, and S u s a n B . A n t h o n y p u s h e d

T o s a y that I a m o n e d g e is a h e m r o i d i c

W h y then is there a c o n s i s t e n t lack o f ice

for s u f f r a g e , I lead the plight o f the C o o k i e

understatement. S i n c e the b e g i n n i n g o f this

c r e a m after 9 : 3 0 p . m . , or an erratic s u p -

Dough Disenfranchised.

Joe would like to thank Kollen Hall for donating its pocket change and deutchmarks. Also, get clever with those Halloween costumes, because Joe will.

semester — and semesters before — I have

ply o f c o o k i e d o u g h that d e c e p t i v e l y alter-

a n y m o r e ! " I a m p o s i t i v e that m a n y other

Full at

Thank G o d A l m i g h t y , w e are lull at

B e f o r e 1 c o n d e m n all m y future K l e t z

From the Inside Out James Ernst Ralston

y o u w a l k with a purpose; p e o p l e don't say

I've lived in m y apartment in C h i c a g o

extended period o f time, look around y o u .

hello or e v e n a c k n o w l e d g e others' existence.

for t w o months and I've never seen m y

T h e c o m m u n i t y at H o p e can blind y o u from

A f t e r a mere t w o months I already have that

neighbors.

the world.

mindset. N o w what d o e s this have to d o with H o p e

It w a s

two weeks

into m y

D o n ' t let it.

T h e simple act o f

internship before I met o n e o f m y co-workers

reading the paper, w a t c h i n g the n e w s , or

w h o sat one cubicle away.

e v e n exploring Holland brings y o u slightly

w a y to the D o w , I'd say y o u better figure

for this real world? M y first r e c o m m e n d a t i o n

closer t o reality. For o n e semester I'm living a step closer

out your priorities.

F r o m m y experience,

w o u l d be to experience it. There are many

to the real world - I'm not there yet, and I

the people o f H o p e - from faculty to staff to

opportunities to step outside o f the H o p e

k n o w that I have a lot to learn before I am.

students - g e n u i n e l y care about each other's

bubble; y o u just have to be w i l l i n g to take

But a l l o w i n g y o u r s e l f to believe that four

the bus w h e n a w e l l - s p o k e n y o u n g b o y

lives. T h e c o m m u n i t y that w a s formed around

the

years o f c o l l e g e is g o i n g to fully prepare

attempted to hand m e a piece o f paper that

H o p e is o n e o f m y favorite parts about it, but

-

contained information on his basketball team

it is such a stretch from the real world that 1

Washington D.C. -

offer an opportunity

at Hope, but b e w i l l i n g to step out o f your

that needed funding.

fear s o m e m a y leave c a m p u s unprepared.

to live in a city and hold d o w n a "real j o b "

comfort z o n e before the so-called real world

with a little bit o f help and support that y o u

blindsides y o u .

S o w h a t can y o u do to prepare y o u r s e l f

C o l l e g e ? If y o u ' r e ignoring p e o p l e on your

Prepare for Life T h e other night 1 w a s on m y w a y to board

I s i m p l y averted m y

Think back to your freshman year at H o p e

e y e s and kept walking.

risk.

T h e domestic study programs

T h e city c h a n g e s people.

- e v e r y o n e wanted to meet e v e r y o n e else.

w o n ' t find after y o u leave Hope.

I had b e c o m e s o a c c u s t o m e d to ignoring

T h e c o l l e g e e v e n helped expedite the process

overseas; g o i n g abroad forces y o u outside

p e o p l e on the street that it had b e c o m e a gut

with Orientation. 1 hate to break it to y o u , but the real world

o f the comfort z o n e that y o u are s o used to

reaction, I didn't e v e n take the time to process

For t h o s e w h o

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Hope faculty member wins regional award Social Sciences Dean Nancy Miller recognized for her work in promoting women leaders Matt Oosterhouse

at H o p e , s u c h as C A S A ( C h i l -

surround w o m e n in the w o r k -

C A M P U S N E W S EDITOR

dren's After School A c h i e v e m e n t ) and U p w a r d B o u n d . A c c o r d i n g to a H o p e C o l l e g e

place, such as disproportional

press r e l e a s e . M i l l e r has p l a y e d

when

a role in b a l a n c i n g the f e m a l e to m a l e ratio o f the s o c i a l s c i -

positions. phasized

ing on behalf of Hope College and the local c o m m u n i t y has

ence faculty —

50 percent o f

and s u p p o r t i v e a t m o s p h e r e o f

the s o c i a l s c i e n c e s f a c u l t y are

resulted in r e c o g n i t i o n by the

w o m e n in p o s i t i o n s o f s i g n i f i cance.

West Michigan lakeshore c o m -

w o m e n — as well as increasing the overall p e r c e n t a g e o f H o p e

munity.

w o m e n faculty members from

Selfless

acts

that

benefit

others often go unrecognized. H o w e v e r , in the c a s e o f o n e w o m a n , N a n c y Miller, years o f d e d i c a t i o n and constant striv-

people

"It's e a s y to be a leader o n i s s u e s that a f f e c t w o m e n w h e n you

A t h e n a Award at a l u n c h e o n

as the d e a n o f s o c i a l s c i e n c e s

in S p r i n g Lake.

p l a c e s her in the p o s i t i o n to

M i l l e r said. Being nominated

T h e award,

ors

exceptional

individuals

"I a m the

out for competent

r e a l i z i n g their full l e a d e r s h i p potential. In a d d i t i o n to Miller, V a n e s s a G r e e n e , the director o f

environment

for

and

the A t h e n a award w a s

in their b u s i n e s s or p r o f e s s i o n ;

and a c t i v e l y assist w o m e n in

an

the hiring process.

provided

for o t h e r s in the c o m m u n i t y ;

in

receiving

always

c o n t r i b u t i n g t i m e and e n e r g y to i m p r o v i n g the quality o f Ijfe

are

w h e r e that is a l s o e n c o u r a g e d , "

influence

w h o have demonstrated excell e n c e , c r e a t i v i t y and initiative valuable service by

for

However, she emHope's accepting

2 0 p e r c e n t to 4 0 percent. M i l l e r noted that her p o s i t i o n

a c o l l a b o r a t i o n a m o n g area Chambers o f Commerce, hon-

on look

women brings

to to

the college, and then after

"Vm just going to keep doing what I've always done, and keep doing it just as consistently and quietly as need be, but also persistently!1

surprise

for Miller, t h o u g h she expressed that

not

much will

— N a n c v Miller, d e a n of social sciences = = = = = = =

a

c h a n g e for her. " I ' m just ing

go-to

multicultural life at H o p e , w a s

that, to find w a y s in w h i c h to u t i l i z e

keep doing what I've always

o n e o f 21 area w o m e n n o m i -

their l e a d e r s h i p s s k i l l s and in-

d o n e , and k e e p d o i n g it j u s t

nated for the a w a r d .

terests," Miller said.

a s c o n s i s t e n t l y and q u i e t l y as n e e d b e , but a l s o p e r s i s t e n t l y , "

A s the deafl o f the s o c i a l s c i e n c e s s i n c e 1985 a n d a p r o f e s s o r o f e d u c a t i o n at H o p e C o l l e g e ,

M O D E R N - D A Y A T H E N A — Nancy Miller, dean of the Social

Miller

S c i e n c e s at Hope C o l l e g e , t a l k s a b o u t t h e A t h e n a A w a r d t h a t

beginning numerous programs

has

been

involved

in

"I try to

p l a c e w o m e n in the p l a c e o f d e p a r t m e n t chair and in o t h e r leadership

opportunities

that

c o m e u p on c a m p u s . " In

discussing

s h e r e c e i v e d O c t . 2 for her w o r k in p r o m o t i n g w o m e n in l e a d e r ship positions.

are YOU ready? Gov. Howard Dean Faith and Politics Monday, October 29 9:15 a.m. Haworth Conference Center democrats@hope.edu

identifying

O n Oct. 2, M i l l e r r e c e i v e d third annual L a k e s h o r e

the

PHOTO BY M A T T OOSTERHOUSE

pay a n d b e n e f i t s . M i l l e r noted that w o m e n are o f t e n i g n o r e d

i

issues

that

M i l l e r said. change me."

"It's not g o i n g to


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T H I S W E E K IN SPORTS

Women's Soccer: MIAA Tournament

Wednesday

Oct. 2 4

W o m e n ' s Soccer Away vs. Illinols Wesleyan in South Bend, Ind. at 6 p.m.

Friday

Oct.

26

Volleyball Home vs. Albion at 4 p.m. & Anderson. Ind. at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday

Oct. 2 7

M e n ' s & W o m e n ' s Cross Country MIAA Championships at Albion at 1 1 a.m.

Football Home vs. Trl-State at 1 p.m.

Men's & Women's S w i m m i n g MIAA Relay Meet at Holland Aquatic Center at 1 p.m.

Men's Soccer Home vs. Trl-State at 2 p.m.

Volleyball Home vs. Kalamazoo at 1 1 a.m. & Hanover, Ind. at 1:30 p.m.

IN BRIEF

VOLLEYBALL PHOTO BY D E R E K STREET

L O O K I N G U P F I E L D — M i d f i e l d e r Allison VanBeek ( ' 0 9 ) s t e a l s t h e ball a g a i n s t Ohio N o r t h e r n on Sept. 1 5 .

The

Hope

College

volley-

ball team defeated Adrian Col-

Hope w i l l

c o m p e t e In t h e M I A A t o u r n a m e n t o n O c t . 2 7 t o Nov. 3 . C u r r e n t l y , t h e D u t c h a r e t i e d for s e c o n d w i t h A l b i o n C o l l e g e in t h e

lege in three straight games on

M I A A a n d five p o i n t s b e h i n d M I A A - l e a d e r C a l v i n C o l l e g e .

Tuesday, Oct. 23. The Dutch are currently in second place in the M I A A with a 12-2 record.

Swimming opens with relay meet GUEST W R I T E R

Hope C o l l e g e ' s men's and w o m e n ' s s w i m m i n g teams are

the men are looking to beat teams like Olivet, Kalamazoo and Cal-

Another goal is to take as many swimmers to the national championships as w e can," Patnott said.

vin. The w o m e n are also very

Ansilio

said o f the

specialty player o f the week. Last week, Helminiak averaged 12 assists and six digs in the team's wins

MIAA relay meet will provide chance for competition with relaxed environment Grace Denny

Recently, setter Andrea Helminiak ( ' 1 0 ) w a s named M I A A

upcoming

against Calvin College and TriState. This is the second time she

event. A lot o f the swimmers share the same passion as Patnott for

has received the honor this season.

Oct. 26 at 4 p.m and 6:30 p.m.

Hope will play Albion College and Anderson College on Friday,

teams train very hard.

competitive with Calvin and Ka-

S w i m m e r s are awake before most college students, getting in the

lamazoo. The teams are led by captains

doing as well as they can in the

water before class and in the af-

Laura A n s i l i o ('09), Trisha Meier ( ' 0 8 ) and Brittaney Reest ( ' 0 9 )

championship meet. "1 think it will take an entire

MEN'S SOCCER

on the w o m e n ' s side and Wade

team effort this year to w i n M l -

w e just need to keep mental per-

Engers ('08), N i c k Hinkle ( ' 0 8 )

scored meet, it's a meet to really

spective and not get d o w n because

and Chas Vander Broek ( ' 0 8 ) for

A A s . Each person, whether or not they are our best swimmer, will

The Hope C o l l e g e m e n ' s soccer team defeated Olivet Col-

bring the league together, and just have a fun competition," coach

we're training s o hard. S o m e times, y o u can forget w h y you're

John Patnott said. Both teams have done very

here, and so I have to

the men. "It is a fun meet that is c o m prised o f all

well in the past, placing second at the M I A A championship meet

watch

last year, a meet that is still at the

where maybe we're

getting ready to start their season. This Saturday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. the teams will be competing in the M I A A Relay meet at the Holland Aquatic Center. "This is a fun meet, it's not a

back o f their minds. "One o f our goals is definitely to put ourselves in a position to win the M I A A . We never really g o into a season without that being a goal,

but y o u can't really

control what other teams have.

The

ternoons as well. "As far as training goes, I think

that

for point

"One of our goals is definitely to put ourselves in a position to win the MIAA!9 — John Patnott,

going too far and cut them s o m e

head coach -

slack once in a while," Patnott said. A s far as competition g o e s .

_

dual meets and

in the M I A A

need to s w i m as fast as possible

The Dutch are in third place in

in order to score highest in their respective e v e n t s . . . w i t h the great

the M I A A with a 7-3-1 record. Hope is t w o points behind

A

work ethic 1 have seen in practice

Kalamazoo

g o o d number o f the

thus far, I feel that this year w e

points behind MIAA-leader Calvin College. The Dutchmen will

relays

at M l A A s , " Engers said. "I just want to do well.

relays.

are

not real, but made up for this certain event. It is the first

have a great chance at doing well We

5 p . m . $ 5 for students.

four

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it's disappointing for them," Patnott said.

time for the freshman to see what the team is all about at the meets,"

Hope College students who are part o f team U . S . A . will be playing in the Korfball World Championships on Oct. 30 to Nov. 10. The championships will

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train s o hard, for so many hours a day, that when w e don't do well,

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play at home against Tri-State

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include players from 16 countries. Students will leave f o r t h e c o m petilion on Saturday with coach Karla Wolters. Wolters, w h o is a Hope professor and head softball coach, introduced Korfball to West Michigan in 2005 when she began teaching Korfball class. The tournament will begin with pool play. Team U . S . A . has been pooled with Chinese Taipei, Germany and Russia.

Follow-

ing the pool play, the toummanet will continue with championship and

consolation

brackets.


SPORTS

T u n ANCHOR

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Volleyball prepares for MIAA Tournament gressively and putting pressure o f

Nick H i n k l e the Hope C o l l e g e

their opponents. "More often w e are reaching

w o m e n ' s volleyball team w a s unable to break the attendance re-

o f f e n s i v e goals w e are setting," Schmidt said. "We are finding

cord with 1,801 fans last Wednesday, the team w a s able to break

more of an o f f e n s i v e rhythm and

SPORTS EDITOR

Although

Calvin C o l l e g e ' s perfect M I A A

eliminating errors." Last year, Calvin w o n the c o n -

record by defeating the Knights

ference championship with a 16-

in four games. H o p e will try to continue its

0 record and defeated Hope twice

success into the M I A A tourna-

in the regular season. With last w e e k ' s win, H o p e defeated Cal-

ment next w e e k on Oct. 30. The

vin for the first time since 2 0 0 5 .

M I A A championship is decided based on a point system o f con-

"It is good

for the

ference g a m e s and M I A A tournament games.

will continue to motivate us w h e n

M I A A will receive a bid to the

w e put things together.

N C A A tournament. With its win over Calvin, coach

g o o d confidence builder but work

B e c k y Schmidt believes the team

o ^

m

WYBAli

,

'e,rjf£(n,

It is a

needs to be done." Hope s h o w e d perseverance in

is playing at a higher level than

the Calvin g a m e by fighting back

earlier this season. "We are starting to play pretty

after losing the first g a m e 18-30.

g o o d volleyball w h e n w e

g o o d opponents and s h o w con-

be a necessary tool in the M I A A tournament next week.

sistency against teams with not as

" N o matter what happens in

play

O P E c

MIAA

championship to have that w i n under our belt," Schmidt said. "It

T h e winner o f the

' l

The come-from-behind w i n will PHOTO COURTESY P R

B L O C K I N G T H E K N I G H T S — Kylee D a m s t r a (*09) a n d Teresa Borst ( ' 1 0 ) put up a wall In t h e Calvin g a m e last Wednesday. Hope won In four g a m e s 1 8 - 3 0 , 3 0 - 2 6 , 3 0 - 2 0 , 3 0 - 2 7 . The

strong o f records," Schmidt said.

g a m e one, every g a m e is a n e w

One area where the Dutch hope to improve before the M I A A tour-

opportunity to turn it around," Schmidt said.

on

nament is on offense. The team

In preparation for the tournament, the team will be focusing

tougher to apply stress on the op-

g a m e s and practices. "You got to serve tough, swing

ponent's passers in its u p c o m i n g

hard and put pressure on the op-

continues to work on playing ag-

Dutch also d e f e a t e d Adrian College on Oct. 2 3 to Improve t o a 1 2 - 2 c o n f e r e n c e record. Hope blocking,

passing,

serving

I'roducn

Cross country needs strong finish Gerald Deboer

"It will be a course to

GUEST W R I T E R

The Hope College men's and w o m e n ' s cross country teams are preparing for another M I A A con-

Invitational and the M I A A jambo-

our liking."

ree. The men head into Saturday

- Mark Northuis,

ference meet, which will be held

head coach

on Saturday, Oct. 27. The

team

has

run

both team's chances. "If it is a nice day, we should have

in third place, within striking distance o f second-place Tri-State.

five freshmen running in the top seven." The Flying Dutch, who finished in second place behind rival Calvin

to prepare for the meet.

/

DEATH

Both

teams have engaged in race simulation in order to work on difficul-

will be a course to our liking."

in second place once again. Hope

Thus far, the w o m e n ' s team has had a stellar season. They have

holds a slight lead over Albion. "We're looking ahead

ties, primarily the middle portion o f the race. T h e s e simulations are

beaten a f e w nationally ranked

and

teams at the St. Paul, Minn. meet.

said.

Much o f the team's success can be

the gap on Calvin."

"We have four to

&

State)," Northuis said. Practices have been modified

College last year, enters Saturday

Northuis said.

ins / reser Is Dinner

"If w e run like w e ' v e been

fairly fast times," Northuis said. "It

attributed to its talented freshmen. "We have a lot o f potential,"

lieve w e are capable o f playing with anyone in the nation."

running, w e can beat them (Tri-

this

course before, and coach Mark Northuis is optimistic about

The team has also tallied third place finishes at the Vanderbilt

ponent," Schmidt said. "We be-

Northuis

no walk in the park. "We do some mentally challeng-

"We're looking to c l o s e

ing workouts where they must run

not

behind,"

fast while tired," Northuis said.

The men's team has run well this year, particularly at large meets like UW-Oshkosh and Minnesota.

The conference meet will be at Albion on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 11 a.m.

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