Educational values discussed Three Hope professors and their wives recently participated in a three-day regional conference of Danforth Associates on the "Values of E d u c a t i o n " at Pokagon State Park in Angola, Indiana. Psychology professor Les Beach and his wife Carla served on the p r o g r a m organizing c o m m i t t e e . Chemistry professor Don Williams led t w o discussion sessions on "Science and E t h i c s . " Also in a t t e n d a n c e w a s Dean for t h e H u m a n i t i e s J a c k Nvenhuis. and
his wife Lee, and Sue Williams. The Michigan-Indiana regional conference of Danforth Associates seeks to improve student-faculty i n t e r a c t i o n s and discussions .on value-centered issues. A majority of the 140 participants were from state-supported colleges and universities where such student-faculty interaction are sometimes more difficult to bring about than they a r e at smaller Church-related institutions.
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Nykerk Preview The Hope Nykerk Cup Competition makes its annual appearance this Saturday, October 29 at 8:00 .m. in the Civic C e n t e r . The 6' y k e r k Cup C o m p e t i t o n allows the women of the Freshmen and Sophomore classes the opportunity to present their best in the fields of song, drama, and oration, while e n j o y i n g t h e s p i r i t of friendly competition and friendship. A new aspect has been added to Nykerk this year. The traditional one woman oration has been eliminated, in favor of a new deb a t e style oration. Two women from both classes will present the affirmative and negative sides of t h e question, " T h e E f f e c t s of Modern Women's Liberation Movement on American Society." The freshmen, coached by Pegi Nordby and Sheryl Radike, will be represented by Cathy Kline on the pro and Meg Biggerstaff on the con. The Sophomores, coached by Janet Cross and Jody Mutschler, will have Janis Lundeen presenting positive a s p e c t s and Ann Helmus the negative. The Class of '81, under the direction of Catherine Van Mater, has
chosen "Corner of the Sky", by Stephen Schwartz as their song this y e a r . An a d a p t a t i o n of Winnie-the-Poohr by A. A. Milne, is t h e f r e s h m a n play selection, coached by juniors Lauri Kramers and Ibby Vanderwoude. The sophomore class, under the direction of Lynn B e r r y , will present "Movin' On", by Raymond R. Mannisian for their song. The
class of '81 will present, for their play selection, Pinnocchio. They are directed by Kathy Forman and Marky Klapthor. The women of both classes who a r e p a r t i c i p a t i n g in this y e a r ' s Nykerk Competition are reminded of the Annual Breakfast which will take place Saturday, October 29, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in Phelps Cafeteria.
Study before you sleep Are you the kind of student who usually studies hard before going to bed, or the kind who goes to bed, sets the alarm for five or six o'clock and then crams? If you're a pre-sleep studier. Glamour Magazine reports you may be getting better grades as a result of your study habits than someone who does the work afterward. Recent research into sleep and s t u d y h a b i t s shows t h a t sleep prior to study disrupts memory significantly, unless considerable w a k i n g t i m e is allowed b e f o r e digging into the material you want to learn. The shorter the period of sleep that precedes the studying,
t h e more this sleep d i s r u p t s learning. Sleeping four hours or less was found to be highly disturbing to memory; sleeping six hours disturbed it less. Researchers aren't exactly sure how sleep disturbs the memory process, but they believe it might involve hormones. In laboratory t e s t s on mice, t h e hormore somatotrophin, produced naturally during sleep, severely affected the memory of mice injected with it. If you have a test to study for, study first instead of putting it off until t h e next morning. B e t t e r grades might be your reward.
Mandatory minimum sentence urged cases of e x t r e m e m i t i g a t i n g circumstances the judge could not give a sentence lower than the mandatory minimum. The third major provision of the legislative package are bills which would establish a State Correctional Facilities Construction Fund which would be financed by a five year extension of the two tenths of one percent income tax which is scheduled to run out on June 30th of this year. The money raised from this tax extension could only be used to build new prisons or for the conversion of non-correctional facilities to prisons. SENATOR McCollough explained " T h e m a j o r a r g u m e n t against mandatory sentencing is that 4 We. do not have a place to put t h e criminals.' We believe t h a t mandatory sentences are needed to p r o t e c t t h e public. We also
believe t h a t t h e public will be willing to pay for the protection. Besides it will be a lot cheaper in t h e long run in t e r m s of lives s a v e d , i n j u r i e s p r e v e n t e d , less hospitalization and p r o p e r t y damage, lower insurance rates and lower law enforcement costs." S e n a t o r H e r t e l added, "We believe mandatory sentences will be a deterrent to crime, but most importantly we know that when a person is in prison for a specific length of time he cannot harm any law abiding citizen. "NO WELL-MEANING social worker, clever attorney, or soft h e a r t e d j u d g e will be able to p r e v e n t t h e convicted violent o f f e n d e r from going to prison," a d d e d McCollough. " T h e m a j o r responsibility of any government is to protect its citizens and these (continued on page 8)
Christmas—giving a part of yourself The fresh new plan MOCP has is Christmas is fast on its merry way and it will be on top of us in a aimed at getting everyone excited twinkling of an eye. This is the * about giving some material object season of joy, excitement, snow- that has some significant value to men, hot chocolate, drinking, them, which goes to a large scale sharing - it is a beautiful time. r u m m a g e sale. The Ministry of Being able to share with others C h r i s t ' s P e o p l e is t r y i n g to makes this a very special time. simulate what it means to give Christmas is a time of serving one c h e e r f u l l y , as J e s u s C h r i s t disanother; giving part of ourselves played when He gave His life for to someone who is in need. us so that we might experience This year the Christmas Tree real life. Fund is about sharing and giving. MOCP w a n t s t h e fire of It is not the traditional giving of e n t h u s i a s m kindling in e v e r y money to a worthy cause as in past student, right now, to give part of years. We want people to really themselves this Christmas season. experience the spirit of Christmas The proceeds from the rummage this year. v sale, held at the Civic Center, will
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ALONG WITH t h e s e two locations, there are three possibilities for student teaching in the N e t h e r l a n d s . These a r e in the Hague, Amsterdam, and Rotterdam. The program for the Netherlands begins in March and ends in June. In 1976, six Hope students participated in this program. P r e s e n t l y , two s t u d e n t s have applied for the p r o g r a m in
go towards helping the Rise of a Mission program at the Covenant R e f o r m e d Church in Muskegon Heights, Michigan. In the past the proceeds have gone for buying a VW van for a minister in Africa, a mission in Mexico, helping support a Vietnamese student on Hope's campus and a H u n g a r i a n relief fund. MOCP thinks they have a great lan this year for the mission at and and we hope you do too. So let's clean those closets out at Thanksgiving time and give somet h i n g c h e e r f u l l y of yourself to someone else and t a k e p a r t in making this a Christmas of giving.
Brussels. Dr. Lamont Uirkse, i 0 ' 7 director/coordinator of the Brussels program explains, "in Brussels, the students live with Belgian families and teach at ISB (International School-Brussels), yet there is no language requirement for any of the programs." "It is recommended that a student planning to teach in a foreign country have some background in the language," adds Dirkse. ALONG with the t e a c h i n g experience, it is possible to visit and o b s e r v e foreign schools. Although it is limited to the three areas, it is hoped that the program will be expanded. Under consideration p r e s e n t l y a r e p r o g r a m possibilities in T u r k e y and t h e Orient. Dirkse stated that" students are still able to apply for the student teaching program in the Netherlands for next semester, and he e n c o u r a g e s s t u d e n t s to s t a r t t h i n k i n g about any of t h e programs in Belzie, Brussels, or the Netherlands for next year.
Cablevision IS Schedule: MONDAY, 7:30 P.M. MOSAIC excerpts from
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TUESDAY, 8:00 P.M. SPECTRUM, a weekly special featuring "In The Kitchen" with Dave VanHeest; a local gourmet prepares exotic kehohs.
THURSDAY, 9:00 P.M. MOSAIC, a television magazine. This week: "Colorado Excursions" with Dr. Robert Reinking and student Rich George. "Pottery with Joy" featuring ceramics student Joy Dulmes. Hope Students in German Universities", a discussion lead by Dr. Alan Bedell.
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Violent crimes... "The Number one concern of the people of Michigan is violent crime." This statement expressed the major reason why Senator John C. H e r t e l (D-Harper Woods) and Senator Patrick H. McCollough (DDearborn) have introduced legislation which would require that a mandatory minimum sentence be s e r v e d for e v e r y violent crime committed in Michigan. .Besides requiring mandatory minimums (without probation or suspension of sentence) the bills also establish s t a n d a r d s e n t e n c e s for each violent offense. THESE standard sentences are higher than the mandatory minimums and must be adhered to by judges, unless there are aggravating or mitigating circumstances involved in t h e case. S e n a t o r Hertel emphasized that even in
Foreign s t u d y p r o g r a m s at Hope a r e a r e l a t i v e l y common education option of which many language students take advantage, but the possibility of teaching in foreign countries is a newer aspect of the educational program. HOPE, along with t h e o t h e r teacher training institutes in the state of Michigan, is invited to send student teachers to engage in practical e x p e r i e n c e in foreign lands. P r o g r a m s o f f e r e d d u r i n g the w i n t e r t e r m , which r u n s from January to March, are in Brussels, Belgium and in Belzie, C e n t r a l
An aid to communication State Representative Jackie Vaughn III (D-Detroit) has just introduced a bill (HB5323) to require that consumer contracts be w r i t t e n in plain and simple language which is easily understood by p e r s o n s of a v e r a g e intelligence. THE BILL would eliminate the legal j a r g o n which is often confusing in consumer contracts dealing with credit, insurance, real estate purchase or lease, and other c o n t r a c t s which a r e commonly
made by the public. Also, public i n f o r m a t i o n bulletins, forms, instructions, etc. must be written in terms which are easily understood by the average person with a high school education. VAUGHN stated, "Consumers should be able to read a contract and understand the terms of the a g r e e m e n t and t h e obligations 1 w i t h o u t hiring a l a w y e r to t r a n s l a t e the legal j a r g o n into simple terms." (continued on page 5)
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Grant for econ program Hope has received a $2,500 grant from the Earhart Foundation to continue the department's program of bringing outstanding economists to the campus, accoraing t o D r . B a r r i e Richardson, c h a i r m a n of t h e d e p a r t m e n t of economics and business administration. This is t h e f o u r t h y e a r t h e department has received support from the Earhart Foundation for its program.
In the past, this program has presented: Dr. Armen Alchian of U.C.L.A.; Dr. Gordon Tullock, Virginia Polytechnic I n s t i t u t e ; D r . Yale Brozen, U n i v e r s i t y of Chicago; Dr. Kenneth Boulding, U n i v e r s i t y of Colorado; D r . K e n n e t h Campbell, Louisiana State University; Dr. Alan Meltzer, Carnegie-Mellon; Benjamin R o g g e , W a b a s h College, and William N e e n a n , U n i v e r s i t y of Michigan. '
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Students design fashions Many of you know the quiet young man by the name of Isaac Myers, but do you know him outside of the context of his being t h e 7 9 Pull anchorman or the extremely vocal '81 Pull coach? Because when he's through yelling Pull directions, he is busy pursuing an area in which he is very talented. HIS TALENT is in designing and tailoring clothes. When asked how he got started in this area, Myers replies: "MY BEST friend, who is now a fashion designer in New York, inspired my interest in tailoring. For over a year, I would j u s t watch him as he worked on clothes. Finally, I decided that I wanted to make a pair of pants. Upon completion of that project, my i n t e r e s t in making s h i r t s , jackets - all types of clothes -never failed to increase." Myers now makes all of his own designs and most of his own patterns. Thanks to Carol Gavasso, all the clothes he produces are labeled I.M. Duds. Several of his designs have been to boutiques in New
York. He works with all types of fabrics and has recently worked on wedding gowns and tuxedos. FASHION is definitely a hobby for Myers, and he plans to keep it that way; he hopes to pursue a career in medicine. However, don't be surprised if one day you walk into a store and see a garment tagged I. M. Duds. You might be able to say t h a t you know its creator. Along with Myers is another Hopeite interested in design. This is easily seen by her stylish dress, which is always accompanied by good spirits and a wide smile. THE STUDENT is Wanda Walker, a senior who designs and makes all of her clothes. Concerning her talents, she explains: "I started making my own clothes because I was too heavy to buy store clothes. I was introverted because of my appearance. "I took a sewing class in ninth grade, and I learned how to make clothes that made me look good. That made me feel good; I came out in full colors like a butterfly out of a life-long cocoon.
"FASHION design is a serious business to me. I don't do much because I most importantly want to be a w r i t e r , p r o d u c e r and a d v e r t i s e r in the mass media-radio mostly. And I have a pretty good chance of making it. Writing is my blood. Fashion design is mv J heart." Walker does wish someday to be a designer or have her own boutique. Some of the products of these students' work may be seen next Thursday night at the dance skits for Black Awareness Week. And, should you be in need of the services of a good tailor/designer, feel free to call Isaac Myers at extension 4711.
From left t o right: 1) Jungle green polyester knit, midi length 3-piece outfit designed and sewn by W. Walker. 2) Dust blue quiane 3-piece evening wear. Haltered top, below
Poetry contest offers *1,000 prize A $1,000 grand prize will be awarded in the Poetry Competition sponsored by the World of Poetry, a monthly newsletter for poets. Poems of all styles and on any subject are eligible to compete for the grand prize or for 49 other cash or merchandise awards. Says contest director, Joseph
3) Two piece black velvet suit with red cotton shirt and matching pocket square. Designed and tailored by I. Myers.
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By now my very unacademic curiosity had seeped through my scholarly shell. I decided to slip, disguised as a townie, into the theater that very night to discover w h a t magical macho m a g n e t i s m had made Smokey and his Bandit friend the Holland movie house's longest s t a y i n g house g u e s t s . Even Moses of The Ten Commandments had worn out his welcome more quickly. BUT THE fickle fate of film distribution was not to allow my hidden hypocrisy. Pulling my hood over my head, I shuffled into Dave V a n d e r w e l ' s office to whisper hoarsely to S e c r e t a r y Sopnie Hamburg that I wanted a SAC theater ticket to the Holland for that evening. Her ringing handclap of delight gave me away to all of Van Raalte Hall. I was her first customer for the new show. My gasp of h o r r o r outdid h e r s of delight. It was true. There was the new blue handbill t h a t had been air-dropped on Phelps Hall that very day. Robert Redford and his
Well first of all, I didn't want to be there. And I made it quite clear. Consciously stiffening to my full five feet three inches and twenty years, I exuded a frigid mist of sophistication from my icy, s t r a i g h t - a h e a d s t a r e into t h e surrounding popcorn salt stuffiness. There was the seven o'clock show at the P a r k T h e a t r e on two-for-one night, and hundreds of Holland High and E. E. Fellers had come in two-by-twos to see One on One. MY SECRET desire was to be in the Holland Theatre, the Park's sister on another street corner, leaning forward in dazed anticipation of a blissfully bad bandit's wink from a thirty-six inch closeup of a blue Burt Reynolds eyeball. A f t e r joining with my fellow H o p e i t e s in e i g h t w e e k s of academic disdain at the Holland's holdover of Smokey and the Bandit, I had run out of such disclaimers as, " T h e s e D u t c h m e n have 'Smokey' in their eyes."
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Why not spend a s e m e s t e r a b r o a d i m m e r s i n g yourself in another country and culture and in addition d e v o t e yourself to an i n d e p e n d e n t s t u d y project, designed by yourself for academic credit. Sound unreal? I t ' s not! The e x p e r i m e n t in international living has provided U.S. college students study and t r a v e l p r o g r a m s for over forty years. The independent study program, going strong now for the past 13 y e a r s o f f e r s you this opportunity. You needn't travel with 60 other students from your school, nor spend your time abroad in classrooms having no contact with host country s t u d e n t s . I n s t e a d you can sign up and travel next semester with 11 other American college students from all over the geographic U.S. (and an academic director) and indulge
millionaire militia of matinee idols had stormed the Holland, banishing Smokey and the Bandit to some small town movie marquee in Prescho, South Dakota, or the like, For Smokey it was one Bridge Too Far. Sophie was ecstatic. So were two thousand o t h e r Hope students. I was heartsick. THE WARM air began to suck up t h e scent of J u i c y F r u i t , H e r s h e y ' s Chocolate and S w e e t Honesty. The well worn imitation velveteen seats dropped rhythmically around me with the weight of fourteen-year-old bodies. Giggling girls combed back f e a t h e r e d blond hair, b r a c e s flashing in t h e d u s t y d a r k n e s s . Making no p r e t e n s e t h a t they were there to see Robby Benson, they glanced sidelong at similarly braced and feathered boys who
PageS did. Sonia, senior high this year, a p p e a r s in t h e form of college slumped in the seat next to me. athletic scouts lurking like Secret She loaned me her bike-reflector Service agents behind the bleachers. The one with the oiliest flashlight to take notes. THE MOMENT arrived with a voice oozing from t h e s t e e l i e s t s u d d e n s p u r t f r o m a gut-level exterior spirits the unsuspecting valve. Gasps, sighs, and "Don't Steel away from his clear-air you just love himT gushes spewed Colorado home on a full fringe out to greet Benson himself. Inno- b e n e f i t scholarship, which first cent goodness welled up from the m a t e r i a l i z e s as a b r i g h t o r a n g e very f i r s t blink in those big, Maverick, to the smoggy skies of a brown, beagle puppy eyes, draw- big city u n i v e r s i t y in Los ing an enraptured audience to the Angeles--the promised land of high screen. And I include myself. I lost school sports stars. five years and ten inches in height But tne impressive glass and as I relaxed in a slump like Sonia's. steel gates of tnis holy city conceal T h a t opening impression of an inner den of iniquity. A sexy i d e a l i s t i c i d e n t r f i c a t i o n se^s the but sleazy secretary greets Steel and finds his name in the Book. mood for the next two hours. on One: The Story of a Winner, is Sucking an orange Tootsie Pops, the presumably autobiogpaphical hands stuffed inside his green and story o f s t a r ^Robbx_BeftSon who is white varsity jacket. Steel steps also writer Robby Benson, though inside only to be tortured by the acted out under the alias of "Henry principalities and powers of athleSteel." Benson/Steel is the small tic department politicking. FAST talking coaches and fat town sports hero enshrined on the basketball court by townsfolk who cat alumni disguised as angels of light p a t his back and pad his chant his name from the stands. STEEL utters such homilies as pockets in a determined effort to "Sports is beautiful...It makes me c o n v e r t him into a mechanized happy." However, threat to this basket-maker -- "a winner." Blinhome-spun wholesome goodness (continued on page 6)
Film series to be evaluated This semester SAC, the Social Activity Committee of Hope, has been piloting a new movie format with the Holland and Park theaters. At the end of October, SAC will evaluate this new movie program in an effort to reach a successful film s e r i e s for the student body. In previous years, SAC ran its own film series on campus. Unable to maintain a profitable budget for the college, a pact between the school and local t h e a t e r s was negotiated. Such benefits of the program were two current movie selections six days a week, food and refreshments, more comfortable seating arrangements, better sound and more current, higher quality films. The unforeseen problem to this new movie program is the holding over of the movies at both theaters. The evaluation at the end of October will consist of a questionnaire, a review of s t u d e n t attendance records maintained by the theater, ticket sales, and SAC-
meetinigs. theater manager Though the decision rests on this month's evaluation, Paul Shrode, head of SAC, said that the campus will probably be entertained by a modified film s e r i e s of last semester's format next semester. Shrode also stated that SAC will hopefully be able to arrive at a
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Hope. In the good ole days by K. Gary Hasek October 17 and 18 1 was privileged to represent Hope College, along with Carl Toren, to the Reformed Church in America's Christian Action Commission which was held at the Elk Grove, Illinois Holiday Inn.
It was an interesting occasion of meeting people on the commission from various parts of the country and from various ideological perspectives. There was also an opportunity to talk with and share in common concerns with the other students representing our sister colleges, Northwestern and Central, and the Reformed Church in America's seminaries. I learned a lot from sitting through hours of debate and discussion about pornography, abortion, amnesty, multinational corporations, capital punishment and criminal justice. In the midst of all the interesting people and topics, there was one person who seemed to stand out to me like a dead fly in my soup. Out from the wilderness of suit jackets, ties and well trimmed hair came a man with denim, beard and pony-tail. His name is John (not the Baptist, however much he might resemble him) Boonstra, currently residing in Berkely, California and formerly a student at Hope. John attended Hope from 1968 to 1971 and was one of those seemingly ancient creatures today called "student activists." Being an activist as he was at Hope during the time which he refers to as "the good ole
days" was not extremely unusual. It was not uncommon for students to actively express their ideas about political and ecological wrongs of the day. John was very much involved in this expression and participated in many a demonstration. This activist spirit remains with him even today as he writes a newsletter for the Reformed Church in America called R.C.A. John and the spirit of his "good ole days" contrasts greatly with the reports that were given about the attitudes of students on the campuses of the Reformed Church in America's schools by each school's representatives. It seems that a primary concern of today's student is towards getting a secure job. This goal results in the student dedicating much of his/her college life to studying so that they may finish the scholastic race with the reward of a secure job or an acceptance letter from a grad school. I don't believe this should be the focus of the college life. There are many issues that continue to be in need of our attention today. One need only to read the daily newspaper or watch one of the nightly newscasts on television to realize them. Issues such as world hunger, defense expenditures, global racial conflicts, energy usage, local poverty and loneliness are but a few which affect us directly or indirectly daily. We must not neglect our responsibilities towards the world in which we live by shutting ourselves up in our rooms with books and self-ambition. Studying is important, but must be tempered with concern and compassion for our neighbors next door and around the globe. I hope and pray that the next time I see John Boonstra I can tell him that Hope cares about its world and then I can affirm with Carley Simon when she sings "These are the good ole days."
Police investigate parties Dear Mr. Baker: Reference your editorial of the above date relative to the role of the Holland Police Department in handling off campus "disruptive" parties, I do not know where you got your information but your editorial is incorrect. T h e Holland Police Department has the responsibility and will accept and carry out its responsibility to handle all calls for police service and enforcement of State laws and City ordinances throughout the entire city including off campus parties. Should there be incidents of noisy or disorderly parties off campus, rest assured the Holland Police Department will likely be called and will respond and handle the incident. By policy and practice we would try to resolve the problem rather than make arrests unless there were other violations of law involved. In cases where there are large numbers of people involved
and difficulties are encountered, we may contact Hope security and request the presence of Hope College administrative officials to assist a n d / o r make identifications.
Ultimately the owner and participants can be held responsible and prosecuted for disorderly or loud unruly parties and it is the occupants responsibility to control such social affairs. Problems usually arise when there is not such efforts to control the guests and/or where unlimited numbers of people are invited or allowed to come.- In such cases the expected result can only be complaints to the police. As an additional point of information and to correct the negative implications (continued on next column)
of the cartoon with the same editorial, please be advised that police respond to noisy party complaints or involve themselves with such parties only where some citizen complains, or where there are other violations of law involved such as fighting, drinking in a public place, or other disorderly conduct in or around the location in question. You do yourself and your readers a misservice when you imply otherwise. Sincerely, Holland Police Department (signed) Charles L. Lindstrom Chief of Police
whether the Dow Chemical Company deserves the praise that a Hope College building bearing the Dow name would confer. W h a t next? A Michigan Chemical Agricultural Science Building? A Winchester Bird Sanctuary? A Lockheed Chair of Ethics? A Seagram Symphony Hall? Sincerely, Bill &Judy Tanis ('67) Parr
Editor's Note: T o Police Chief Charles L. Lindstrom and the Holland Police Department; Please accept our apologies for any inaccuracies in our editorial of September 30. All of the information pertaining to the Holland Police Department was obtained directly from the department itself. Thank you for calling this to our attention.
Golden gods and Saints of silver. by K. Gary Hasek "We can hardly respect money enough for the blood and toil it represents. Money is frightening. It can serve or destroy m a n . " - Michael Quoist Money, the love of which is the root of all evil, according to biblical sources, is one of the largest concerns of just about everyone in our society. We spend hours endeavoring in ways to procur it as individuals. T h e church of Jesus Christ being made up of us individuals has as one of its primary concerns, the acquiring of great quantities of it to perform what it believes is its function in the world, be it for the perpetuation of righteousness or its own financial security. I question whether the church of Christ is genuinely looking to biblical material for guidance on its position regarding its economic lifestyle. I recently attended the meeting of the Christian Action Commission of the Re-
formed Church in America. Many hours were spent developing a policy based on the biblical view of man in reaction to the increasing amount of pornographic material available through the mass media which has another view of m a n . Pornography was deplored because it dealt with m a n , "created in the image of God" and sexuality "the creation of God" in a depersonalized and exploitive way. Now this to me was all very fine and legitimate. However, when the issue of how multinational corporations are depersonalizing and exploiting persons around the world so that we Americans may continue with our holy "high" stand a r d of living, was brought to the forefront, the commission tabled the issue. There seems to be a great moral dualism in the church which resides in America. It will spend time condemning pornography and encourage Anita Bryant type actions regarding nomosexualism, issues (continued on page 5)
P.E. Center name deplored Editor: W e find it ironic and shocking that Hope College's new Health and Physical Education Building is to be named after the makers of napalm and other deadly chemical agents. Has Hope College been so influenced by Dow dollars, some of which undoubtedly are profits from the Vietnam War, that it cannot resist selling out its values for this tainted mess of pottage? W e question
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She glared at me. "You're just jealous. You haven't turned a page in over an hour." "It's in Middle English!" "So?" "So you try reading it 4 at the remarkable speed of 3,000 words per minute' and we'll see how long you last!" She puckered up her lower lip. "Jealous." "Amy," I explained, "There are some things one simply does not read at a breakneck speed. And Chaucer is one of them." Amy stared at the ceiling for a m o m e n t . T h e n she r e t a l i a t e d . "Evelyn Wood says I should be able to read everything at this s p e e d . " S h e d e m o n s t r a t e d by rapidly flipping five or six pages, glancing at each as she went. " D o e s E v e l y n hand o u t little rubber thimbles, too?" "Jill!" - she was getting mad "just can it!" She opened her book again and b e g a n r e a d i n g . Once again the noise was distracting, but I didn't say anything. She turned page after page, but I didn't even look up. She skimmed her hand across tne pages as if r e a d i n g it in braille, but I remained silent. I deliberately p o i n t e d to each w o r d in my Chaucer text. She turned another p a g e noisily. And noisily on purpose. I could remain silent no more.
I was rereading The Canterbury Tales o v e r t h e w e e k e n d - v e r y quietly, I might a d d - w h e n I found myself being slowly tortured by a very distracting noise. "Amy, will you quit looking at the pictures and get down to some studying." "I am studying." "You're turning pages." "Each page in t u r n / she pointed out, snappily turning anotner. "So quit flipping through the book and start reading. Hearing those cheap pages crinkle when you turn tnem is destroying my train of thought." I went back to my Chaucer. Amy closed h e r book c u r t l y . 4, For y o u r i n f o r m a t i o n I am reading--at the remarkable speed of 3,000 words per minute." "Oh?" She rolled up her sleeves slowly and continued: "I took an Evelyn Wood Speed-reading Course for two weeks over the summer and was the most improved reader in my class. I can read t h e New York Times in just three minutes. And I retain everything I read." "You sound like an ad." " N o k i d d i n g , Jill. I wish I'd taken the course in high school. I would be in graduate school by now. Or maybe even--" "--President!"
Holiday in Babylon which need to be dealt with, but r e m a i n a l m o s t blind to t h e economic policies encouraged by our lifestyles which permit many Americans and others around the world, "created in the image of God" to be exploited. It would a p p e a r t h a t t h e church's concern with moral issues is limited to those issues which don't demand drastic changes of itself as an institution. J e s u s and his disciples consist e n t l y d e a l t with t h e issue of wealth in a much more radical way than the church is dealing with it today. Jesus, after telling his disciples who were the blessed; the poor, the hungry, those who weep, etc., warned "But woe to you wno are rich, for you have already received your comfort." Luke 6:24. Later he tells them "Sell your possessions and give to t h e p o o r . P r o v i d e purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a t r e a s u r e in heaven that will not be exhausted, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also." Luke 12:33 & 34. After encountering a rich r u l e r w h o w a s not willing to give up his wealth so that he might follow Christ, J e s u s said "How hard it i s j o r the rich to
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enter the kingdom of God! Indeed, it is e a s i e r for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to e n t e r t h e kingdom of God." Luke 18:24 & 25. T h e e a r l y b r e t h r e n of t h e church did not often heed these words of Jesus either and thus the a p o s t l e J a m e s r e b u k e s , "Now listen, you rich people, weep and wail because of the misery that is coming upon you. Your wealth has rotted, and moths have eaten your clothes. Your gold and silver are c o r r o d e d . T h e i r c o r r o s i o n will testify against you and eat your flesh like fire. You have hoarded wealth in the last days." James 5:1; 3. It seems obvious to me that if the church is to be a vital part of God's loving redemptive process in the world, it must reexamine its view of possessions and wealth. "Thus says the Lord: 4Let not the wise man glory in his wisdom, let not the mighty glory in his might, let not the rich man glory in his riches; but let him who glories glory in this, that he understands and knows me, that I am the Lord w h o p r a c t i c e s s t e a d f a s t love, justice and righteousness in the earth; for in these I delight,' says the Lord." Jeremiah 9:23.
Doing speed with Evelyn Wood "Amy?" She looked up. "Yes?" "What is that you're reading, anyway?" "Mammalian Physiology," she replied. "As in doctors and nurses?" "Well, yes. They have to take it." "Surgeons, too ?" "I guess." "And you would actually go to a surgeon who had an Evelyn Wood Speed-reading certificate hanging in his office?" Amy leaned back in the chair. "What you getting at?" "I'm just saying t h a t it seems to me that it might be kind of risky." "How's that?" "Well... Say he read the chapter on my gall bladder in ten seconds. Or let's say even five, 'cause he too
(continued from page 1) He c o n t i n u e d . " C o n t r a c t s for average people should be understandable to average people. Why should a loan c o n t r a c t , for instance, read 'For value received, t h e u n d e r s i g n e d j o i n t l y and severally hereby promises to pay the sum of $2,000' when it could just as easily be worded. T o repay my loan, I promise to pay you $2,000?' Both statements mean the same thing amj are equally binding and legal. V a u g h n a d d e d , " T h e s a m e is t r u e of g o v e r n m e n t d o c u m e n t s , instruction sheets, forms, reports, judgments, statutes, policy statements and administrative rules. Corporations and the legal profession are not the only offenders." U n d e r t h e Vaughn bill, a contract could not be enforced in a civil action if the court rules there is a r e a s o n a b l e connection between the broken contract and the u n i n t e l l i g i b l e l a n g u a g e of t h e contract.
College loans bankruptcy justified? Do you have a student loan? Are you thinking about getting one? Glamour M a g a z i n e ' s More F o r Your Money columnist, Barbara Gilder Quint, has some important facts you should know regarding loan payments and bankruptcy. IN 1975, Ann graduatea from her state university with a master's degree in education, lots of confidence - and $7,500 in debts she had accumulated during her last five years of schooling. She quickly discovered that there were no jobs for high school F r e n c h teachers, and that she was either over-qualified or unskilled for any other available jobs. Her best opportunity, it seemed, was as a $5,500-a-year clerk in an insurance office-a far cry from the $9,000 she had counted on as a teacher. Unwilling to face ten years of repaying a loan with only meager earning prospects, Ann declared bankruptcy -- that is, she went to c o u r t , told t h e j u d g e she was
unable to pay ner debts, and asked to h a v e t h e m legally c a n c e l e d . U n d e r b a n k r u p t c y law, which varies somewhat from state to s t a t e , a p e r s o n d e c l a r i n g bankruptcy must turn over most of her a s s e t s to be d i s t r i b u t e d to h e r creditors - in Ann's case, this was the $65 in her savings account. She handed over the $65 and left the courthouse legally free and clear of her $7,500 debt forever. FROM 1974 t o 1976, 12,300 former students filed similar bankruptcy claims totaling $15 million borrowed through various governm e n t - f u n d e d loan p r o g r a m s . Is bankruptcy a sensible step if you are confronted with heavy college debts t h a t your budget can't accommodate? If you go through bankruptcy, you should r e m e m b e r t h a t a report of your bankruptcy remains in y o u r c r e d i t b u r e a u file for f o u r t e e n y e a r s . Some c r e d i t o r s may take into consideration the
special circumstances surrounding your action (and by law you can write your own explanatory statement and have it placed in your credit report), but nevertheless, you may h a v e t r o u b l e g e t t i n g credit for a long time to come. BANKRUPTCY is a last resort for those clearly in a position in which they will never be able to repay their debts and carry on with their life; it is not meant for young men and women who find it temporarily inexpedient to meet debt repayments. All government loan programs e n c o u r a g e f o r m e r s t u d e n t s who are having trouble repaying educational loans to apply to their bank or college l e n d e r s for " f o r b e a r ance" -- the term which is used when you ask an institution to change the terms of your loan to make it easier for you to repay. Note that new 1976 laws specifically provide for deferment of repay(continued on page b)
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affletol?ffgwfew!/) First production...a colorful success by Doug Dykstra The Grand Imperial Cirque de Paris made it's opening debut last Thursday evening, featuring the grand and gala music, and the magical excitement of Carnival. CARNIVAL, a musical which kicked off the 1977-78 Hope Theatre season, created on the DeWitt s t a g e t h e a t m o s p h e r e , color, humor and thrill of a three ring circus. Though the cast, crew, orchestra and directors had only four or five weeks to piece together this massive production, they opened with a minimal number of obvious flaws and mishaps, resulting in a t r u l y impressive and successful performance. PRESENTED b e f o r e a near capacity house. Carnival opened with t h e a n n o u n c e m e n t of the r i n g m a s t e r that B.F. Schlegel's Grand Imperial Cirque de Paris was coming to town. Soon the vacant stage became a collage of color and enthusiasm as the circus e n t e r e d on p a r a d e , roudly f e a t u r i n g clowns, juggf.ers, harem and dancing girls, animals, tents, banners, souvenir wagons, balloons and acrobats. At the conclusion of this musical introduction of c h a r a c t e r s , the story began. ITS STAR was Lili (Carolyn McCall), a young, naive girl who
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yearns to be a participant in the circus world and decides to try the Cirque de Paris. First, she encounters Grobert (Mike McFaden), the money hungry souvenir salesman. After hiring her, Lili finds herself ousted because of her clumsiness and youthful curiosity. As she is t h r o w n out of Grobert's wagon, she meets Marco the Magnificent (Robert Schultz), the circus magician. Instantly she becomes enchanted with him as a result of his remarkable usage of illusions, charisma, and the bravery and courage he exerted in fighting off the r o u s t a b o u t s in "A Sword and a Cape and a Rose." This segment of the show, by the way, was well choreographed and performed quite well. FINALLY, Marco convinces Mr. B. F. Schlegel (James Taylor), the circus owner, into hiring her, much to the dismay of the Imcomparable Rosalie (Elizabeth DeVette), his attractive assistant. During Lili's debut that night, she discloses the secret of one of Marco's magnificent tricks. Embarrassed, Schlegel commands her to leave the circus. Saddened and very d e j e c t e d , she takes her final stroll around the grounds and suddenly finds herself talking with four puppets. Horrible Henry (a walrus...or was he a seal?). Carrot Top, Ronaldo (a fox), and Margarita. After talking and laughing, Henry, Carrot Top
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ded at first, Steel is easily led along the athletic assembly line. But as the process continues, the polite disguises a r e dropped in order to press him more firmly into the mold. Coercion by coaches, teammates and alumni poses a naked conflict to Steel's individualism. In a final, "one on one" battle of the wills, idealism scores the tie-breaking point. Steel, sacrificing acceptance by the athletic establishment in a f f i r m i n g his r i g h t to be an individual, is r e w a r d e d with a crown of true love and acceptance. It is the story of a real winner. IF I seem to have debased the demonic versus the angelic metaphor by stretching it to such an extreme, I ask forgiveness. But it serves to expose the movie's major sin. It simply is not like anything we know in our earthly existence. The conflicts in our lives don't come in the black and white color scheme that surrounds the characters in One on One. Decisions about right and wrong overlap in shades of gray. As if to clear the gray glaze from our eyes, the movie hits us over the head with a battered copy of Moby Dick to make certain we see the light. "What do you like about Captain Ahab?" a reservedly intellectual but of course beautiful white-labcoated t u t o r challenges Henry. "What I have dared I have willed. What I have willed I will do," a wide-eyed disciple r e v e r e n t l y whispers. "Of course! That's it!" exclaims the teacher, in an un-Stoic show of humanity, making doubly sure we don't miss the movie's point. THIS IS the sword of truth with which Steel battles the black-hatted stereotypes that ride out to meet him: a high-brow, long-hair psychology professor in sandals whose theoretical behaviorism extends to "athletic animals;" a hell fire false prophet of a coach preaching the gospel of unquestioning obediance; a locker roomfull of muscle-bound machines who fill t h e i r e m p t y minds every weekend with chemicals and smoke. The truth is that even a $1.25 admission price doesn't grant the audience the powers of apocryphal judgment. Only God can separate the white sheep from the black goats, while we m o r t a l s see a speckled hybrid. FOR ALL its black on white character types, One on One can't be cleanly cast in the melodrama mold. First of afll, there are brief moments of real human ambiguity: the Steel who moves in with his tutor-turned-lover doesn't seem to be quite the same aw-shucks girl-shy guy who hugs his basketball; the "animals" on the team at moments step from their
wolf's clothing to reveal real brotherly warmth and encouragement. But in a more representative show of human fallibility. Steel's moral triumph over the forces of evil is marred bv a streak of open vengence in a final confrontation with his coach t h a t belies the turn-the-other-cheek humility of the real winner we first felt drawn to. Lost with a little innocence along the way was some of the winner too. BUT PERHAPS all of this, too, is academic banter between we college critics of self-made sophistication. All I know for sure is that Sonia "just loved it." And many in t h a t J u n i o r and Senior High assembly around me s t a y e d in t h e i r s e a t s t h r o u g h the credit crawl just to stare at the screen, finally silent. If one of them walked out of the Park Theater that night believing with Steel and Captain Ahab that what he had willed he could do. One on One has not been made in vain. Post Scriptum: In fairly skipping down the store-lit streets of Holland on my way to Mr. Steak to w r i t e this review over several bottom-of-the-pot cups of closingtime coffee, I discovered to my h o r r o r t h a t I had been misinformed. Sophie, we didn't read the fine print. Smokey and the Bandit was still in town, though scheduled to move on out precisely by showtime Friday. I t ' s probably playing to a packed-in audience in Prescho, South Dakota, and I shall never know why.
Rosalie. Bob, her magician counterpart, too, was quite dynamic in his presentation oi lines and stage presence. He did, however, appear a little insecure when performing his feats of magic and illusion. THE LEADING lady was Carolyn McCall whose name in itself sounds as if it should be on a marquee in Las Vegas. She has a superb vocal instrument and sense of pitch, and did i n t e r p r e t and develop her part well, although she needed more of her character, Lili, in her singing. Kevin Kelley, I thought, handled his part well also, and does have a p l e a s a n t on s t a g e voice quality. However, this was suffering, possibly from a lack of vocal training. He did all of his breathing from his chest and lung area which created a loss of voice control. As a result, he had several broken melodic phrases, a wobbly sound and some pitch problems. ALSO, in my view, every song sounded alike and t h u s became very monotonous and overbearing. There was a lack of deviation from t h e c o n s t a n t f o r t e volume and vocal expression. Ms. McCall was also guilty of this. J a m e s Taylor, who p o r t r a y e d the circus owner, looked the part, but was very static. When he was a n g r y , his vocal and facial expression was identical to when he was in an opposite state. His character remained relatively cons t a n t and c o n s i s t e n t -- on a straight line throughout. It was lacking creativeness. THOSE WITH smaller roles ( r e m e m b e r , t h e r e a r e no small parts, only small actors) all port r a y e d t h e i r c h a r a c t e r s to the u l t i m a t e . Mike McFaden, Kirk
and Lili begin to sing "Golden Delicious." It had a Kukla, Fran and Olie appearance. MR. SCHLEGEL observes this display of heart-warming entert a i n m e n t and has an idea. He rehires Lili and moves "Lili and her friends" to the center of the circus. The act soon becomes the biggest attraction. In the meantime, Paul (Kevin Kelley), the voice of the puppets, falls in love with Lili, but can only express his feelings t h r o u g h t h e wooden characters he created. When he is with Lili, he shows only h a t r e d and c r u e l t y and becomes s t r o n g l y v e h e m e n t tow a r d s her. He even loses his closest friend, Jaquot (Kirk Hoopi n g a r n e r ) , because of his fierce t e m p e r and intolerable actions. Lili learns to hate and distrust Paul so much, she decides to break up the act. MARCO then uses her in his act, while Rosalie, who is away with a misfit veterinarian fan from Zurich named Dr. Glass (Eric Fitzgerald), attempts to find fame and glory in the elite hotels of Europe, which are, coincidentally, owned by his father. When Rosalie returns to Marco with an invitation to perform in some very e x t r a v a g a n t places, Marco decides to join Rosalie and reneges on his offer to Lili, but does promise to return for her. Feeling rejected and lonely once again, Lili makes the decision to leave. AS SHE walks away with her coat, hat, and suitcase in hand, the puppets, who are in tears over her departure, say good-bye. Suddenly, with damp eyes, Lili opens the curtain of the puppet stage and reveals Paul's face to the audience. Lili then realizes that the words of the p u p p e t s a r e also the t r u e feelings of Paul. They then embrace, the orchestra begins to play softly, Paul and Lili exit and the lights go out -- a happy ending. Truly a melodramatic musical! THE PLOT and s t o r y l i n e of Carnival, though, very simplistic, elementary and at times unrealistic, did spark some emotion from the audience resulting into a very entertaining show. The p u p p e t s especially, who were given life by Kevin Kelley and Kirk Hoopingarner, and designed by Richard Smith, instantly drew out the warmth and love of their viewers. OTHER CAST m e m b e r s who helped get the dialogue and music off the paper and made their roles come "alive" were the voluptuous Elizabeth DeVette and the suave Robert Schultz. DeVette, whose glamorous s t a g e p r e s e n c e was exciting, seemed to have no difficulty in fitting into her role. Her singing voice and acting abilities portrayed her character very well. She was definitely
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Hoopingarner. Eric Fitzgerald and t h e r o u s t a b o u t s , Vince Ramick, J o n a t h a n H o n d o r p and Tom Picard, were quite good in musical routines as well as speaking, stage presence and just plain reacting off the people they were playing opposite of. As for the rest of the circus crowd, they were marvelous and fun to watch. True, there were some noticeable, y e t accidental slip-ups, but it was opening night and the stage was small -- give 'em a break! THE ORCHESTRA, under the direction of Mr. Robert Cecil, was fine except for an occasional "klunker" and lack of unity. Also, during Act II, in t h e Cirque de P a r i s ballet, the voices on stage were a beat behind the instrumentalists in the pit. All in all though, the orchestra and voices sounded and blended well. The choreography, designed by Cathy Hondorp, was also exciting, especially in the Marco and roustabouts scene and sometimes f u n n y , as in t h e clown line-up dance in the second act. THE COLORFUL, creative and imaginative sets and costumes also added much to the unique nature of the show. Overall, I believe that director John K. Tammi scored a hit with this musical and it is evident that many, many hours of strenuous work, concentration and sleepless nights w e r e invested into this project. Carnival will undoubtedly be a highlight of this academic year and is certainly well worth seeing. The show continues through Saturday night in t h e D e W i t t C u l t u r a l Center. Step right up!
year and which went into effect October 1, 1977, p r o h i b i t s any student with a GSLP loan from having it d i s c h a r g e d t h r o u g h b a n k r u p t c y until at least five years after the required repayment period begins. There is talk in Congress, though, about repealing this. THE OTHER, t h e National Direct S t u d e n t Loan P r o g r a m (NDSLP), lends up to $5,000 for undergraduate education, $2,500 for certain vocational programs, and up to $10,000 for undergraduate and graduate education. Under t h e N D S L P , t h e school itself m a k e s t h e loan with some 90 percent of the money coming from the Federal government and 10 percent from the school. If the student defaults, the school is out its 10 p e r c e n t . R e p a y m e n t is r e q u i r e d in t e n y e a r s or less, usually b e g i n n i n g within nine m o n t h s a f t e r education is comleted. Minimum p a y m e n t s are 30 a month.
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Soccer remains undefeated in league e x p e r t passing and finesse displayed being a pleasure to watch. Minutes into the second half Amer Tarakoli made the score 1-0 off a fine cross pass and later 2-0 heading the ball into the goal. Gary 4, Bobby Orr M Hutchins later gave t h e Dutchmen a commanding lead putting the ball past a by now dejected Hornet goalie. And despite K-zoo's goal later in the period, Jim DeJulio added his own fascination to Hope's deserving win in scoring from 25 yards out with a headed ball. "The Hammer" Renze Hoeksema in assistance. Last week the Dutchmen defeated Calvin 2-1 in an important game and Olivet 7-0 leaving
by Glenn Johnson They said it would be their biggest game and it turned out to be t h e i r best. Now what once seemed a goal perhaps too high to attain has now become a "practical challenge"; prime contention in the MIAA. Last Friday afternoon became a turning point for the Hope Soccer team as they handily defeated Kalamazoo 4-1. The exhibition of talent up and down the field made this game the most spectacular ever, both sides showing unrelentless determination to score. There was no score at the end of the first half with both teams playing well; t h e ball control.
Harriers destroy Adrian
liupe undeleaLed thus far in MIAA play, their overall record being 9 wins, 2 losses. Hope's decisive victories over both Calvin and Kalamazoo twice leave the way paved for an excellent season should the sterling performance continue. This seems to be the key to the r e m a i n d e r of this fall's soccer season. The t a l e n t has been proven and Coach Van Wieren has jelled these talents into a team t h a t works well t o g e t h e r , yet e v e r y d a y this t a l e n t must be proven; a practical application of this 'team combination', nevertheless a challenge e v e r v time to make it work successfully. Essentially the challenge of sport itself.
Netters win 1, drop 3 Hope's volleyball team met Alma and Albion Monday night in the last home match of the varsity season. Alma gained a decisive victory over Hope in the first game with a score of 15-6, with their consistent r e t u r n s and excellent serving. At t h e outset of the second game Alma again seemed to overpower Hope with fine spiking and strategic placing, but Hope pulled together and began to rally from a 6-14 score. Hope gained 5 . . 1 ! XL 11 1 A U.,* points making the score 11-14, but were unable to hold Alma, who went on to victory with the final outcome of 15-11. Things began to look up for Hope, .however, in the second match against Albion, when Hope gained victory two games in a row with scores of 15-6 and 15-12. Earlier last week Hope traveled to Olivet to face Olivet and Albion. Albion defeated Hope when they won the first game 15-8. Hope won the second 15-11, but couldn't maintain it and were defeated in the third game, 15-12. Hope had difficulties with Olivet also when they were defeated 15-4 and 15-5.
The netters have their work cut out for them when they travel to WMIAA tournament at Calvin on November 5. Members of the team feel confident t h a t they will become stronger and make a fine showing there.
(continued from page 1) bills, if passed into law, would do just that." The package also r e q u i r e s consecutive rather than concurrent sentencing and the doubling of sentence r e q u i r e m e n t s for r e p e a t o f f e n d e r s . The bill to extend the two-tenths of one percent income tax cannot become law unless the mandatory sentencing bills are signed into law. Representatives George Cushi n g b e r r y and Dennis M. Hertel said they would introduce identical bills in the House of Representatives if these bills were not dealt with quickly by the Senate. 1
FOOTBALL Last Week
H O P E 14, Adrian 6 Albion 44, Kalamazoo 14 Alma 59, Olivet 13
Alma at H O P E Albion at Olivet Adrian at Kalamazoo
H O P E 2, Calvin 1 H O P E 7, Olivet 0 H O P E 4, Kalamazoo 1
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FIELD HOCKEY Tomorrow WMIAA Meet at Calvin
Today vs. Albion
November 2 at Olivet
VOLLEYBALL November 1
CROSS COUNTRY Last Week
H O P E 15, Adrian 50
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The Hope harriers demolished Adrian 15-50 last S a t u r d a y in Adrian, raising their dual meet record to 3-1. THE DUTCH placed ten men in front of the Bulldog's first man. Mark Boyd. " R u n n i n g without t h e i r quality p e r f o r m e r , John Ruck, really made a difference in t h e m e e t . " Coach Vanderbilt explained. Ruck was injured in a m e e t previous to t h e one on S a t u r d a y , and is out for t h e season. Dick Northuis. the sophomore from Grand Haven, led Hope to their first shutout of the season, claiming first place in 25:42. SENIOR co-captain George Moger was second, clocking 26:04 over a course that included the s t r e e t s of Adrian. J u n i o r Mark Howard and f r e s h m a n L a r r y TCorLering were IhircTand fifth r e s p e c t i v e l y , both r u n n i n g fine races, while Mark Ongley was sandwiched in between in fourth. Senior co-captain Lou Hoekstra was next in the Hope barage of runners, with junior Matt McNally
close behind in seventh. KARL B1ERBAUM, Glenn Luther, and Nevin Webster were the last to cross the line in front of Boyd. Rob Thompson and Steve Wissink finished 12th and 13th respectively, completing t h e string of Dutch runners. MOGER STATED. "This meet showed the depth of our team, which will help us tremendously in the league meet." Tomorrow the Flying Dutchmen take on the Alma Scots at the American Legion Country Club. Wednesday, Hope ends their dual meet schedule with an important battle in Kalamazoo.
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Anyone interested in swimming for fun or competition? If so, it's possible for any student to join the 1977-78 Swim Club. Students will practice and swim every Tuesday and Thursday evening, beginning Tuesday, November 1st. The student directors are Eric Rollins (student coach) and Cal J e l l e m a . It is asked that each participant pay a fee of $10.00, which should be delivered to the Physical Education Office prior to November 1st. There will be four meets during the year. On Tuesday and T h u r s d a y evenings, a bus will be leaving at 8:15 sharp and will return at 10:20.
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