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Lewis Libby indicted

SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

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Watercolors capture campus

Rosa

Parks,

the

seamstress

whose

d e f i a n c e o f s e g r e g a t e d bus seating l a w s in 4

M o n t g o m e r y , Ala. l a u n c h e d the m o d e m civil

Professor David Myers speaks

rights m o v e m e n t , died O c t . 2 4 in h e r h o m e in Detroit ( o f natural causes.) S h e w a s 9 2

Gay Marriage and Faith

y e a r s old.

N E W S SNIPPETS

HOPE COLLEGE • HOLLAND. MICHIGAN

HOPE RESPONDS TO ROSA PARKS' DEATH A n active m e m b e r o f her local c h a p t e r o f

o n e m u s t c o n s i d e r that r a c i s m and bigotry

the N a t i o n a l A s s o c i a t i o n f o r the A d v a n c e m e n t o f C o l o r e d P e o p l e , Parks n e v e r sought out the

had so gripped the S o u t h that it applied

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limelight. S h e later a d m i t t e d that, " I f I had let m y s e l f think too d e e p l y a b o u t w h a t m i g h t bus." T h e e n s u i n g bus b o y c o t t o r g a n i z e d b y t h e

the bus boycott. Martin Luther King Jr., to

s t a n d i n g for a p e o p l e , " she said. J o h n s o n said that the strength o f P a r k s '

p r o m i n e n c e . O n Dec. 2 1 ,

legacy w a s in the simplicity o f her action. " P e o p l e are [always] l o o k i n g for the big

leader

1956, the S u p r e m e C o u r t d e c l a r e d l a w s requiring

Plenipotentiary

segregation

United

States o f A m e r i c a to the R e p u b l i c

k

o f Iceland.

PRIZE WINNING ALUM DIES College

alumnus

R i c h a r d Errett S m a l l e y ( ' 6 5 ) , a

- .

STUDENTS RAISE$1,193.80 FOR WATER IN KENYA

w a s raised by s a v i n g m o n e y that is n o r m a l l y spent o n other b e v e r a g e s a n d then d o n a t i n g that m o n e y to the 1,000 Wells Project. L i b b y S k a f f ( ' 0 6 ) and T h e a N e a l ( ' 0 7 ) started the p r o j e c t at H o p e .

PHOTO COURTESY

NATIONAL SORORITIES AND FRATERNITIES STUDIED ON CAMPUS

impact

of

national fraternities

and sororities at H o p e C o l l e g e . T h e c o m m i t t e e will present their findings

to

the

Campus

Life

threats after h e r act o f d e f i a n c e . Parks m o v e d t o Virginia a n d later Detroit,

o b j e c t i v e has n o t been f u l l y a c h i e v e d . " K i n g ' s d r e a m . P a r k s ' d r e a m has not b e e n

w o r k i n g for C o n g r e s s m a n

realized. You still h a v e that s e g r e g a t i o n , " G r e e n e said. " T h e r e are s y s t e m s that are a l w a y s c o n s t r u c t e d to d e f e a t the w o r k o f progress." J o h n s o n said that for m a n y A m e r i c a n s , apathy has b e c o m e an e n t r e n c h e d m i n d set. " A significant portion o f the U.S. has an e m o t i o n a l i n v e s t m e n t in w a n t i n g to think this

f r o m her a p a r t m e n t , until a local church assisted

issue is b e h i n d u s , " J o h n s o n said. " I t ' s n o t f r i e n d l y stuff; it's n o t stuff w e w a n t t o talk

with p a y m e n t s . Fred Johnson,

about." Despite this fact, a desire for c h a n g e still

p r o f e s s o r o f history, said that in order to a p p r e c i a t e

exists, J o h n s o n said.

Parks'

between DeWitt Centerand Phelps Hall. He w a s also seen j u m p i n g

STAFF W R I T E R

O n O c t . 29 t h e r e w a s a c h a s e

o n t o the black metal f e n c e at the

t h r o u g h the m i d d l e o f c a m p u s near P h e l p s D i n i n g Hall involving f o u r

t o p o f the stairs. A f t e r n u m e r o u s

p e o p l e o n bikes a n d a C a m p u s

remains unrepaired. T h e f o u r bikers fled a s C a m p u s

Board

Life

act

of

tries, he b r o k e the f e n c e , w h i c h

campus,

banned

including

incidents in the n e w DeVos construction

B o a r d of T r u s t e e s in D e c e m b e r .

TIRES SLASHED On Oct. 25, n u m b e r o f v e h i c l e s parked in Parking Lot X and V had their tires slashed or p u n c t u r e d . A total o f 2 2 vehicles w e r e d a m a g e d e a c h with one tire slashed. M a n y o f the v e h i c l e s b e l o n g e d to D y k s t r a residents.

CLOCKS SHOW WRONG TIME O n Nov. 1 v a r i o u s clocks o n c a m p u s w e r e half an hour fast. C l o c k s in the Dewitt Center, M a r t h a Miller and Phelps Hall w e r e a m o n g su c h clocks T h e reason for the w r o n g times is unknown.

7

HPD. As

w e r e not a p p r e h e n d e d ,

t h e recent acts o f v a n d a l i s m that

S a f e t y a t t e m p t e d to p u r s u e t h e m . C a m p u s Safety Officer Chad

they c o u l d f a c e arrest by the Holland

h a v e littered fall semester. O n e o f the f o u r bikers w a s

Wolters said t h a t this is the s a m e group of non-Hope students

Police

Trespassers

on

s e e n r e p e a t e d l y riding his b i k e up

r e s p o n s i b l e f o r other incidents o f

Hope's

are

deterrents,

metal wedges have been placed on

Department. campus

from campus.

are t u r n e d o v e r t o

site. W h i l e the f o u r b i k e r s

most

railings

around c a m p u s .

Kurt Pyle

the

PAGE

If they are f o u n d on c a m p u s again, they

to

and

PARKS,

g i v e n a w a r n i n g the first t i m e t h e y are caught a n d

vandalism a r o u n d

DOWNTOWN HOLLAND EXPECTS

Bultman

"White people don't SEE

defiance.

Board. The C a m p u s Life Board will present their r e c o m m e n d a t i o n President

1960s, a d d e d that despite t h e strides

m a d e by p i o n e e r s like Parks, the m o v e m e n t ' s

t h e c o n c r e t e railing o f t h e stairs

David Lee

d e c i d e d t o f o r m an ad h o c c o m m i t t e e t o study the potential

Campus

the

HIGH-SPEED BIKE CHASE THROUGH CAMPUS

S a f e t y vehicle. T h e c h a s e e n d e d in a b r o k e n f e n c e and c o n t i n u e s

The

U . S . NATIONAL A R C H I V E S

A N A T I O N R E M E M B E R S - Rosa Parks' coffin Is displayed a t t h e U.S. Capitol. P a r k s w a s revered for her participation In t h e M o n t g o m e r y , Ala. bus boycott In Dec. 1 9 5 5 .

D u r i n g the next t w o w e e k s they plan to b r a i n s t o r m o t h e r projects.

death

t h e U.S. g o v e r n m e n t , but also w a s nearly evicted

H e w a s 62.

money

unconstitutional. Faced with

o n a b u s , " J o h n s o n said. G r e e n e , w h o g r e w up in the South d u r i n g

highest a w a r d g i v e n b y

a six-year s t r u g g l e w i t h cancer.

Kenya. The

buses

the M e d a l o f H o n o r , the

n a n o t e c h n o l o g y , died Friday a f t e r

in C h u r o ,

on

years, she w a s a w a r d e d

a n d helped p i o n e e r t h e field o f

the p a s t t w o w e e k s to build a well

thing, the big solution. R o s a Parks sat d o w n

J o h n C o n y e r s , Jr. CDMich.). In h e r later

c h e m i s t w h o shared a N o b e l Prize f o r the d i s c o v e r y o f b u c k y b a l l s

Students raised $ 1 , 1 9 3 . 8 0 o v e r

w e r e no laws t o protect her," G r e e n e said. " W h e n y o u ' r e s t a n d i n g for s o m e t h i n g like that, y o u ' r e not just s t a n d i n g a l o n e , y o u ' r e

and

President B u s h to be the next Ambassador Extraordinary and

Hope

life, called P a r k s ' c o n t r i b u t i o n " c o u r a g e o u s " and o n e that should not b e trivialized. " T h e r e

of

Church

Carol v a n Voorst C 7 3 ) , the

NOBEL

determination." Vanessa G r e e n e , director o f multicultural

h a p p e n t o me, I m i g h t h a v e gotten o f f the

deputy c h i e f o f m i s s i o n in V i e n n a , is intended to be n o m i n a t e d by

the

a c h i e v e d , J o h n s o n said, required " a b s o l u t e

local N A A C P lasted 3 8 2 d a y s and propelled the 2 7 - y e a r - o l d minister o f D e x t e r A v e n u e Baptist

PRESIDENT BUSH TO NOMINATE HOPE ALUMNI

of

e v e n to seating a n d w h e r e to drink w a t e r To a c h i e v e w h a t p i o n e e r s such as Parks

NEW LOOK

least, t y i n g the d o w n t o w n t o the w a t e r f r o n t ,

director

utilizing the n o w v a c a n t C i v i c Center, i m p r o v i n g the i m a g e o f H o l l a n d s c h o o l s and

s e r v i c e s for the city o f H o l l a n d , h o p e s t o

M a i n t a i n i n g t h e recent revitalization

c r e a t i n g w a l k a b l e n e i g h b o r h o o d s w e r e the

o f d o w n t o w n H o l l a n d m a y be t h e m o s t

top priorities o f the participants. T h e site o f the session, H o p e C o l l e g e ' s

structure of d o w n t o w n . " T h e r e are a lot o f o p p o r t u n i t i e s d o w n t h e r e , "

SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

i m p o r t a n t priority o f the c o m m u n i t y , but e x t e n d i n g that revitalization is a close

of

community

and

neighborhood

integrate the n e w attraction with t h e existing

M e y e r said. City o f f i c i a l s are currently c o n s i d e r i n g the

feeling

H a w o r t h Center, has b e e n part of d o w n t o w n H o l l a n d ' s t r a n s f o r m a t i o n o v e r t h e past

a m o n g s t t h e 80 participants in a public f o r u m on the M a i n S t r e e t / D o w n t o w n

decade. C o l l e g e o f f i c i a l s say t h e collaboration

c o m e r of t h e fieldhouse site, a plan w h i c h will m o s t likely be voted upon in the next six

D e v e l o p m e n t A u t h o r i t y ' s strategic plan. T h e citizen input session h i g h l i g h t e d

b e t w e e n the c o m m u n i t y and H o p e C o l l e g e h a s p l a y e d an i m p o r t a n t role in the a r e a ' s

t o eight m o n t h s . T h i s r o u n d a b o u t , along with the fieldhouse and recent construction a l o n g 8 , h

the s u c c e s s e s o f the past d e c a d e , including the n e w Eighth Street f a r m e r s ' m a r k e t a n d

transformation. " T h e r e ' s b e e n a l o n g s t a n d i n g relationship

Street west o f the site, s e e m s set to t r a n s f o r m

the e x p a n s i o n o f d o w n t o w n housing. I d e a s f l o a t e d f o r t h e next d e c a d e included

b e t w e e n the c a m p u s and the city," said G r e g M a y b u r y , d i r e c t o r of o p e r a t i o n s at H o p e

e f f o r t s to m a k e d o w n t o w n f a m i l y and y o u t h f r i e n d l y ; increase h o u s i n g , dining,

College. " H o p e n e e d s to be s t r o n g a s a c o l l e g e to strengthen the s o u t h e r n border o f

and retail diversity; and m o d i f y p a r k i n g to a c c o m m o d a t e increased residential and

downtown." T h i s trend

c o m m e r c i a l usage. Voting s h o w e d that, at this m e e t i n g at

c o m p l e t i o n o f the DeVos F i e l d h o u s e on the Eastern G a t e w a y to d o w n t o w n . Phil Meyer,

second.

That w a s the general

figures

to c o n t i n u e with the

p l a c e m e n t o f a r o u n d a b o u t at the northeast

the long-blighted eastern g a t e w a y o f Holland. A l t h o u g h T u e s d a y ' s m e e t i n g generally featured local business leaders, the city h o p e s that the c a m p u s will get involved in the p r o c e s s as well. " I t ' d b e great to get student feedback o n w h a t t h e y ' d like to see d o w n there," said Meyer. SEE

DOWNTOWN,

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NEWS

2

NOVEMBER 2, 2 0 0 5

CIA LEAK PROBE CONTINUES HURRICANE CAUSE HOTLY DEBATED

Kurt Pyle

Agency

SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

agent.

F r o m R e a g a n a n d I r a n - C e n t r a to Clinton and the

Lewinski

scandal,

second-term

The

intentional leak o f a covert o p e r a t i v e

presidents

hit N e w O r l e a n s and H o u s t o n only six w e e k s apart. A c c o r d i n g

STAFF W R I T E R

Fitzgerald's

u n f r i e n d l y g l a r e o f scandal. So it has b e e n for the B u s h a d m i n i s t r a t i o n , w h i c h

Earlier this year, scientists had

t o Gray, this hurricane season is

on w h a t L i b b y and

predicted an unusually intense h u r r i c a n e s e a s o n , predictions that

just part o f a b i g g e r c y c l e ; the strength of these s t o r m s s h o u l d

R o v e told a n u m b e r o f reporters d u r i n g

proved startlingly true. T h e s o u t h and east coasts o f

not h a v e b e e n surprising, h e said. O t h e r s , h o w e v e r , feel that

the t i m e o f the leak.

the U n i t e d States h a v e seen three C a t e g o r y Five h u r r i c a n e s , c a u s i n g

global

billions o f dollars o f d a m a g e a n d

hurricanes. "While hurricanes have b e d e v i l e d the G u l f C o a s t region

investigation focused primarily

f a c e d the w a t e r s h e d m o m e n t o f its o w n s c a n d a l Friday with the i n d i c t m e n t o f vice presidential C h i e f o f Staff 1. L e w i s " S c o o t e r " Libby on five counts, J.

Fitzgerald into the leak of the identity o f covert

Libby

C I A a g e n t Valerie P l a m e gripped W a s h i n g t o n o v e r

that he first learned Flame's name

the past 22 m o n t h s , a l l o w i n g a g l i m p s e into the w o r k i n g s o f t h e o f t e n reclusive B u s h W h i t e H o u s e .

and

T h e i m p l i c a t i o n o f s e n i o r Bush a d m i n i s t r a t i o n officials, including B u s h political guru Karl R o v e and Libby, b r o u g h t the s p e c t e r o f scandal to an a d m i n i s t r a t i o n that c a m e into o f f i c e p l e d g i n g t o c l e a n u p the s c a n d a l - p l a g u e d presidency. T h e leak investigation has resurrected d e b a t e s

contended

status from

NBC Tim

reporter Russert, a

fact

contradicted

LIBBY C A U G H T ALLEGEDLY L E A K I N G Vice presidential Chief of S t a f f I. Lewis Libby w a s indicted on five counts Friday.

e n d i n g h u n d r e d s o f lives. The most recent

storm,

H u r r i c a n e B e t a , is the r e c o r d b r e a k i n g 13th hurricane and the 23rd n a m e d tropical s t o r m of the

plays

a

huge

for

years,

making Brenda

global

warming

is

m a t t e r s w o r s e , " said Ekwurzel, a climate

season. In the past 10 y e a r s , h u r r i c a n e

scientist

President D i c k C h e n e y a b o u t P l a m e m o n t h s b e f o r e

s e a s o n s h a v e c o n s i s t e n t l y been

his c o n v e r s a t i o n with Russert. O f f i c i a l s f r o m the President o n d o w n h a v e f a c e d

a b o v e a v e r a g e intensity. A d e b a t e

Climate Education Program. S t u d i e s indicate that c a r b o n

r a g e s as t o the

dioxide

a crisis o f c o n f i d e n c e as a result o f early s t a t e m e n t s

h e i g h t e n e d activity. H u r r i c a n e expert William G r a y

o n the case. P r e s i d e n t B u s h v o w e d in 2 0 0 4 to fire a n y o n e w h o r e v e a l e d F l a m e ' s n a m e . In O c t o b e r

Flame's husband, Joseph

Wilson, w a s sent to N i g e r to investigate c l a i m s that Iraq had b e e n a t t e m p t i n g to p u r c h a s e u r a n i u m in

c a u s e o f this

o f C o l o r a d o State U n i v e r s i t y is

2003, W h i t e H o u s e s p o k e s m a n Scott M c C l e l l a n

a m o n g t h o s e w h o refute the idea

A f t e r t h e a d m i n i s t r a t i o n used

categorically denied the i n v o l v e m e n t o f R o v e a n d

o f global w a r m i n g as the c a u s e of

t h e c l a i m t o j u s t i f y the invasion o f Iraq, W i l s o n

L i b b y in the leak, a n a s s e r t i o n d i s p r o v e d by the

s o m a n y strong h u r r i c a n e s . G r a y points out p r e c e d e n t s for

t h e A f r i c a n nation.

warming

role in the severity o f this y e a r ' s

by Russert's t e s t i m o n y and e v i d e n c e that L i b b y s p o k e with Vice

a b o u t the use o f intelligence in the lead u p t o the Iraq w a r and the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n ' s h a n d l i n g o f d i s s e n t i n g voices. In F e b r u a r y 2 0 0 2 ,

Gretchen Keillor

is a federal crime.

h a v e o f t e n f o u n d their a g e n d a c h a l l e n g e d b y t h e

including o b s t r u c t i o n of j u s t i c e and perjury. T h e g r a n d j u r y investigation o f Patrick

(CIA)

of

Concerned

the

Union

Scientist

is

of

National

raising

ocean

t e m p e r a t u r e s , " a n d those w a r m e r o c e a n s are c o n v e r t i n g l o w - g r a d e s t o r m s into p o w e r f u l h u r r i c a n e s , " she said. " I n short, the w a r m o c e a n s are like fuel t o a h u r r i c a n e . It's like

the d e v a s t a t i n g h u r r i c a n e s that the

t h r o w i n g g a s o l i n e on a fire." O v e r a l l there is o n e t h i n g both

U.S. has seen this year. E v e n the

sides can a g r e e o n : m o r e s t u d y

c o m b a t i n g a v i a n flu and potentially with y e s t e r d a y s

G u l f C o a s t ' s d o u b l e hit o f Katrina

N o v a k cited t w o a d m i n i s t r a t i o n s o u r c e s as s a y i n g

announcement of new Supreme Court nominee,

is n e e d e d to truly d e t e r m i n e the c a u s e o f this y e a r ' s m o r e severe

W i l s o n ' s w i f e w a s a c o v e r t C e n t r a l Intelligence

S a m u e l Alito.

a n d Rita w a s m o d e l e d in 1915, when two Category Four storms

investigation. T h e B u s h a d m i n i s t r a t i o n will seek t o c h a n g e the p o p u l a r f o c u s this w e e k with a n e w initiative for

c l a i m e d in a July 6 , 2 0 0 3 New York Times o p - e d that " t h e a d m i n i s t r a t i o n had m a n i p u l a t e d intelligence r e g a r d i n g the matter." A n e n s u i n g July 2 0 0 3 c o l u m n b y j o u m a l i s t R o b e r t

hurricane season.

OUTBREAK OF BIRD FLU RAISES CONCERN Chris Lewis and Kurt Pyle STAFF W R I T E R

SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

said. " W e certainly c a n ' t e x p e c t that

s u g g e s t e d that q u a r a n t i n e s m i g h t

and

preventing

be used if the virus a p p e a r e d in

infection. T h e

the flu

by late J u n e o f that y e a r n e w

bird flu

viruses may

outbreaks

of

influenza

H5NI

b e c o m e resistant t o t h e s e d r u g s

a m o n g poultry w e r e r e p o r t e d by

w i n g s , and s p r e a d i n g alarm io its

last y e a r ' s H 5 N 1 . " A r e c e n t article in the j o u r n a l

and the m e d i c a t i o n s m a y n o t work. Not enough research has

m a n y other countries in Asia ,

bird flu v i r u s w h e n they h a v e c o n t a c t with infected poultry or

been done to know how effective

wake. The

contaminated surfaces. Typical p r e s c r i p t i o n m e d i c i n e s

bird flu is raising c o n c e r n s both

e p i d e m i c that killed n e a r l y 50

that are a p p r o v e d for h u m a n flu

t h e s e v a c c i n e s are. In M a r c h o f 2 0 0 4 , the o u t b r e a k o f avian influenza w a s s u p p o s e d

infections of influenza A h a v e

the

" N a t u r e " raised c o n c e r n s b y s h o w i n g that the S p a n i s h flu

domestically

million p e o p l e in 1918-19 m o s t

v i r u s e s should w o r k in treating

to be u n d e r c o n t r o l . H o w e v e r .

with at least 6 0 d e a t h s .

Croatia,

a v i r u s g e n e r a t e d f r o m last y e a r ' s

T h a i l a n d to T u r k e y , a n e w public

H 5 N I strain will cross react with

From health

Cambodia threat

is

recent

to

spreading

spread

and

of

abroad

its

over

the level o f p r e p a r e d n e s s and the

likely

mutated

s c a l e o f the threat. The fast-evolving character of

originating

in

from

a

birds.

may

first

vaccines,

"Because

appearance

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ARTS NOVEMBER Z

3

2 0 0 5

Painting Hope; Bruce McCombs' watercolor exhibit unveils campus "snapshots"

THIS WEEK IN A R T Wednesday Nov. Film: "Keys to the House" 7; 9p.m. nightly. Knickerbocker Theatre. Thru Nov. 4.

Entertainment @ the Kletz 9-10 p.m. Joanna Olson 1 0 - 1 1 p.m. Ashley DeHudy & Peter Nyberg

Thursday

Nov. 3

"Stridor" Postmortem 1 1 a.m.

Piano Departmental Recital 1 1 a.m. Wichers Auditorium

Friday

Nov. 4

Wind Symphony & Percussion Ensemble

Erika English

(paintings o f ) V a n Raalte- it's kind o f c o o l , "

pieces c u r r e n t l y o n display range f r o m S I , 0 0 0

SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

T h e D e P r e e Art C e n t e r is currently hosting a w a t e r c o l o r exhibit by H o p e art p r o f e s -

H o w a r d said. T h e exhibition c o n t a i n s paintings inspired f r o m all areas of c a m p u s , not just the old as-

to $2,000. A l t h o u g h B r u c e M c C o m b s h i m s e l f w a s un-

sor B r u c e M c C o m b s . T h e paintings shed n e w light on the o v e r l o o k e d a s p e c t s o f the c a m -

pects. T h e r e are n u m e r o u s w o r k s b a s e d o n D i m n e n t C h a p e l and c a m p u s cottages. O n e

ers f r o m p r a i s i n g his w o r k , like H o w a r d . "I like t h e m a lot; t h e y ' r e p h o t o quality yet

pus. M c C o m b s has b e e n a faculty m e m b e r at H o p e since. 1969. In that t i m e h e ' s w a t c h e d

c a p t u r e s the H o p e C o l l e g e arch in 1912. T h e s e pieces a r e all d o n e in the photoreal-

unique angles.... It's f u n to be s u r r o u n d e d with g o o d art, p l u s (it's cool that) h e ' s a teacher

ist tradition, with attention to the detail o f

Hope grow

h e r e , " H o w a r d said. F o r m e r H o p e C o l l e g e President G o r d o n Van

he's

s h a d o w i n g a n d reflection that it s e e m s like a

c a p t u r e d in his paintings. H o p e ' s current und e r c l a s s m e n m a y or m a y not r e m e m b e r Van

snapshot. M c C o m b s ' reputation as an artist is in-

Raalte Hall, the m o v i n g of the K e p p e l H o u s e or the b e g i n n i n g o f the D e V o s F i e l d h o u s e

ternational. His paintings are both highly scrutinized a n d highly v a l u e d . Prices for the

and

change—something

7:30 p.m. Dimnent

c o n s t r u c t i o n . A c c o r d i n g to A m y H o w a r d ( ' 0 9 ) , gallery guard, that

"Must Love Dogs"

r e m i n i s c e n t s e n t i m e n t is c o m m o n

Nov. 4 & 5: 7; 9 : 3 0 p.m; midnight Nov. 6: 3p.m. Wlnants Auditorium. $ 2

Music @ Lemonjello's 9 p.m. Grrropolis and Chris Andrus

Saturday

available for c o m m e n t , that h a s n ' t s t o p p e d oth-

W y l e n praised M c C o m b s ' value as a t e a c h e r as well as an artist. In his writing he r e c o g n i z e d the skill it t a k e s t o p r o d u c e the high level of technical p r o w e s s s h o w n in the w a t e r c o l o r exhibit. " B r u c e M c C o m b s is a s u p e r b e x a m p l e o f a faculty m e m b e r w h o t e a c h e s first o f all b y h a v ing true e x c e l l e n c e in his field,"

a m o n g gallery-goers. " A lot o f p e o p l e ( w h o ) c o m e t h r o u g h h e r e are a l u m n i and s a y

Van Wylen said. T h e exhibition will c o n t i n u e

"I

t h r o u g h Wednesday, Nov. 23.

remember...,"

especially

the

Nov. 5

Carol Beth Steiner, flute

perform Oct. 3 0 for Herrick Concert Series

Nykerk Cup Competition 8 p.m. Holland Civic Center

M u s i c ® Lemonjello's 9 p.m. Eric Kehoe & Rachele Eve

Sunday

Nov. 6

3 p.m. Wichers Auditorium

Monday Nov. 7 Marilynne Robinson Reading 7 p.m. Dimnent. 6 : 3 0 p.m. Blue Note Jazz Ensemble

Aaron Hawn, trombone 8 p.m. Wichers Auditorium

Nov. 8

Music @ Lemonjello's 8 p.m. Saxon Shore and Anathallo

Wednesday

i

M a t t Oosterhouse

Faculty Music Recital

Tuesday

Faculty recital to reintroduce Anchor Piano Trio

Hope alumnus, prof

2 p.m. Wichers Auditorium

Nov. 9

Osiris Piano Trio 7:30 p.m. Dimnent

Nicholas Engei A R T S EDITOR

STAFF WRITER

M o r e than 2 0 0 p e o p l e a t t e n d e d

H o p e p r o f e s s o r s A n d r e w Le

the " C e l l o r a m a 11" c o n c e r t held at the Herrick District Library o n

and Richard Piippo are set t o

O c t . 30. T h e c o n c e r t , part o f the

r e i n t r o d u c e the A n c h o r P i a n o Trio with a d e b u t at the faculty

Herrick C o n c e r t Series, featured

m u s i c recital Saturday, Nov. 6

p e r f o r m a n c e s o n the c e l l o b y Hope College professor of music

at 3 p.m. Piippo, c e l l o p r o f e s s o r and

R i c h a r d Piippo, retired p r o f e s s o r

c o n d u c t o r o f the H o p e S y m -

e m e r i t u s Robert R i t s e m a , a l u m nus Christopher Meyer ('02), and

p h o n y and S y m p h o n e t t e , is the only original m e m b e r o f the

Ernest Lloyd. T h e cellist quartet p e r f o r m e d

trio, w h i c h has been p e r f o r m ing on and o f f for five years.

selections by G . P T e l e m a n n , Shirl

Le, piano professor, is n e w

J a y A t w e l l , W.A. M o z a r t , a n d Ju-

to the m u s i c faculty this year. To date, his H o p e e x p e r i e n c e

9 - 1 1 p.m. Bo Buckley opening for

lius Klengel. M e y e r and Piippo, a c c o m p a n i e d by pianist Joan

12th Street Harmony

Conway, performed a "Concerto

has b e e n positive. " T h e r e ' s a n attitude o f col-

for t w o Celli a n d P i a n o " b y A n -

legiality

t o n i o Vivaldi. P i i p p o e n j o y e d p l a y i n g in a

appreciation of, a m o n g other

Entertainment @ the Kletz

INDEPENDENT FILMS NOW ATKNICK has

duel with M e y e r , a f o r m e r student

three i n d e p e n d e n t films p l a n n e d

o f his. " H e ( M e y e r ) is very p r o f e s -

Knickerbocker

Theatre

for their fall film series. Keys to the House is an Italian film p o r t r a y i n g the relationship d y n a m i c s b e t w e e n a father and his d i s a b l e d son.

T h e film will

sional. He is a great cellist, and it is a l w a y s great to p e r f o r m with f o r m e r s t u d e n t s , " P i i p p o said. The

Herrick

Concert

Series

be in Italian, b u t will h a v e E n g -

f e a t u r e s 11 c o n c e r t s b e t w e e n O c -

lish subtitles. It will c o n c l u d e its s c r e e n i n g this w e e k , r u n n i n g Nov.

t o b e r and May. T h e c o n c e r t s are p e r f o r m e d by local m u s i c i a n s ,

2 - 4 at 7 and 9 p.m. nightly. Mad Hot Ballroom, this y e a r ' s

m a n y o f w h o m are fellow m u s i c i a n s and f r i e n d s o f C o n w a y .

T u l i p a n e s festival hit, will screen Nov. 7-10 a n d Nov. 14-18. Praised

C o n w a y , a retired p r o f e s s o r o f m u s i c , established the series in

b y critics as PG-rated

tk

wildly e n j o y a b l e " ,

"Ballroom"

follows

street-wise N e w York City fifthg r a d e r s a s they j o u r n e y into the

T h e y e n j o y p l a y i n g nice m u s i c . " P e r f o r m e r s are g i v e n a small honorarium

for

m i n e d c o m p e t i t o r s . T h e film will be in both English, and Spanish with E n g l i s h subtitles. The War Within will s h o w

Library o r g a n i z a t i o n . " W h e n we

ciety initiates a struggle b e t w e e n his religious beliefs a n d his n e w life. T h e film is in English. Tickets for a n y o f these m o v ies are $6. T h e r e are t w o s h o w ings nightly, at 7 and 9 p.m.

J

W a l v o o r d , a H o l l a n d native.

Hope College Great Performance Series

Hope College Internationally acclaimed Dutch musicians

i

participating

in the s e r i e s , c o u r t e s y o f t h e F r i e n d s o f the Herrick District

g e n c e a g e n t s for terrorist activities. His entry into A m e r i c a n so-

W-

things, m u s i c , " Le said. T h e trio violinist is M a r t h a

t o h o w she finds p e r f o r m e r s for

s o m e t i m e s hilarious perspectives,

student, H a s s a n , in Paris, w h o is a p p r e h e n d e d b y Western intelli-

Nov. 9, 7:30 p.m. Dimnent Chapel

the

1999 a n d c o n t i n u e s to organize

the series. " M y fellow m u s i c i a n s have a lifetime of performance.

N o v . 2 5 - 2 6 and Nov. 29-Dec. 2. It tells the story o f a Pakistani

Osiris Piano Trio

promotes

it. " A l l m y friends, I twist their a r m s , " C o n w a y said, in r e f e r e n c e

world of competitive ballroom d a n c i n g . Told f r o m their candid, t h e s e k i d s are t r a n s f o r m e d — f r o m reluctant participants to deter-

P H O T O COURTESY ART DEPARTMENT

P H O T O R E A L I S M - "Ed's Easy D i n e r / ' watercolor 2 2 " x 3 0 . " M c C o m b s ' style, s o m e t i m e s c a lle d 'superrealism,' tries to explore how viewers interpret photographs and everyday life.

that

started, the p e r f o r m e r s d i d n ' t receive a p e n n y , " C o n w a y said. ' T h e y d o it b e c a u s e they love to perform." T h e next Herrick c o n c e r t e v e n t is o n Nov. 2 0 at 3 p.m. and will feature a string quintet. " W e w o u l d love t o have H o p e students a t t e n d , " C o n w a y said. " T h e concerts are 4 user-friendly.' T h e y are short (about an h o u r long), which m a k e s them attractive t o p e o p l e o f all a g e s . "

Extending right through the concert was the encouraging zest of the performers' The New York Times

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www.osiristrio.com • w w w . h o p e . e d u / g p s Tickets: $15 adults, $12 senior citizens, $ 5 children • 6 1 6 - 3 9 5 - 7 8 9 0 T h e Osiris Piano Trio p e r f o r m a n c e h a s received s u p p o r t from t h e Netherland-American Foundation.


F EATURES

4

NOVEMBER 2, 2 0 0 5

Myers presents "A Christian Case for Gay Marriage" Heidi Weir SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

Former Hope professor of psycholo g y a n d w e l l - k n o w n a u t h o r David M y e r s

change anyone's mind or seek controversy, but

half of the first chi l dr en t o d a y are b o m o u t s i d e o f

f o u n d to d e m o n s t r a t e h o m o s e x u a l b e h a v -

rather t o " g i v e w i t n e s s to the truth as best as I can

m a r r i a g e and it has b e e n p r o v e n that m o s t chil-

m o u n t i n g e a c h other. S e v e r a l " r e p a r a t i v e t h e r a p y " gay cor-

discern i t . . . T h e ultimate

dren fare better g r o w i n g up in f a m i l i e s with t w o

rection p r o g r a m s h a v e tried, but rarely s u c c e e d e d , to truly alter t h e s e h o m o s e x -

parents. M a r r i e d adults

ual b e h a v i o r s and sexual orientations.

m a n y instances, t h e s e p r o g r a m s h a v e e v e n resulted in d e p r e s s i o n a n d suicides.

his b o o k , " W h a t G o d H a s J o i n e d T o g e t h -

goal is to tell the truth a n d to d o it with a certain

er? A Christian C a s e for G a y M a r r i a g e " on

spirit o f humility."

a n d f a m i l i e s tend to b e

O c t . 26. M a n y Christian s t u d e n t s at H o p e h a v e m u c h t o say on t h e t o p i c o f gay m a r r i a g e s

M y e r s g r e w up in the Presbyterian C h u r c h

happier, healthier a n d wealthier. W h i l e the

w h e r e a recent v o t e of

n u m b e r of m a r r i a g e s is

and h o m o s e x u a l i t y . "I feel that this is one

503-490

o f the issues that really d i v i d e s c a m p u s "

m a r r i a g e . N e i t h e r a liberal nor conservative

d e c r e a s i n g a n d t h e cohabitation rate is increas-

s p o k e to H o p e s t u d e n t s a n d faculty a b o u t

Laura H a u c h ( ' 0 8 ) said. A t the age o f 2 4 , M y e r s had already e a r n e d his Ph.D. in social p s y c h o l o g y at the University of Iowa.

He then m o v e d with

banned

gay

h i m s e l f , his p u r p o s e is

ing, M y e r s s u g g e s t s that w e need t o " r e f o c u s o n

t o h e l p b r i d g e the divide

the family."

between

traditionalists

his w i f e , C a r o l , a n d son, Peter, t o H o l l a n d w h e r e h e b e g a n is 3 8 - y e a r c a r e e r a s a H o p e

and the p r o g r e s s i v e s . H e said he w a s not trying to

professor, t h o u g h he originally p l a n n e d to

r e p r e s e n t the v o i c e s o f

stay only three years. S i n c e then, M y e r s has also b e c o m e an

g a y s a n d lesbians o r t o

author, an o r d a i n e d e l d e r in c h u r c h , a c o m m u n i t y activist a n d a n a d v o c a t e for the h e a r i n g i m p a i r e d . He has written 15 b o o k s in 4 0 years, i n c l u d i n g the best-selling p s y c h o l o g y t e x t b o o k entitled " S o c i a l P s y c h o l o g y " read by m o r e than 10 million s t u d e n t s worldwide. M y e r s d o n a t e s m u c h o f the r o y a l t i e s into the " D a v i d a n d C a r o l M y e r s F o u n d a t i o n , " w h i c h d o n a t e s m o n e y to H o l l a n d b a s e d institutions c l o s e t o M y e r s ' s heart s u c h as the C o m m u n i t y Action H o u s e , t h e

PHOTO COURTESY

DAVIDMYERS.ORG

ADVOCATING MARRIAGE— In his l a t e s t book. David Myers e x a m i n e s t h e biological f a c t o r s t h a t c o n t r i b u t e to homosexuality.

o f f e r biblical e x p e r t i s e ; instead, M y e r s w a s trying to shed light o n

" I ' m n o t s a y i n g that

iors, s uch a s t w o d o g s of the s a m e sex

In

T h e Bible has o f t e n been used by c o n s e r v a t i v e s a s a w a y to contradict g a y marriages. M y e r s agrees that the Bible d o e s s u p p o r t m a r r i a g e s , and that these m a r r i a g e s are a s s u m e d l y b e t w e e n a m a l e and f e m a l e . He d o e s , h o w e v e r , question w h y gay marriage is such a h u g e issue tearing c h u r c h e s apart w h e n h o m o s e x u a l i t y is h a r d l y e v e r

e v e r y o n e should b e m a r ried, b u t e v e r y o n e s h o u l d

m e n t i o n e d in the Bible.

at least h a v e the option.

m o r e f r e q u e n t l y t h a n is h o m o s e x u a l i t y .

W h a t if w e had a single

W h y then are d i v o r c e d p e o p l e b e c o m i n g m o r e e m b r a c e d in m o s t c h u r c h e s — c l a i m -

standard

for

monoga-

m y . . . t o - r e s t r a i n sexual activity to a c o v -

T h e topic o f di-

v o r c e is c o n d e m n e d in the Bible m u c h

i n g to b e a "hospital to b r o k e n p e o p l e ? " W h i l e m a n y C h r i s t i a n s b e l i e v e that gay

the sexual orientation o f e v e r y o n e and h o w f a m i l y v a l u e s c a n coexist with the s u p p o r t

e n a n t m o n o g a m y i d e a l ? " M y e r s said. M y e r s p r e s e n t e d his c a s e b y address-

m a r r i a g e will u n d e r m i n e traditional mar-

o f g a y relationships. H o m o s e x u a l i t y has l o n g b e e n a n issue

ing the questions: " I s sexual orientation a c h o i c e ? H a s t o d a y ' s greater t o l e r a n c e influ-

riage and other traditional Christian values, M y e r s stated that w h a t is really u n d e r m i n -

o f d e b a t e for m a n y C h r i s t i a n c h u r c h e s . A s

e n c e d the p o p u l a t i o n ' s sexual orientation? ^ = _ _ _ _ _ _ = _ _ = _ = W h a t are

ing m a r r i a g e are things like c o h a b i t a t i o n

Myers noted, the 1978 T h e o logical

"The church must itself be a welcoming place to wrestle with the

logical

a n d one night stands. M y e r s also o b s e r v e d that p e o p l e o f faith s e e m t o b e c h a n g i n g their m i n d s e t s o n the

issues oj sexual orientation

c o r re lates and

culture w a r s .

_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _

the

and behavior."

— T h e o l o g i c a l C o m m i s s i o n , R e f o r m e d C h u r c h in A m e r i c a

bio-

issue o f h o m o s e x u a l i t y as they h a v e in past P e o p l e h a v e c h a n g e d their

mission o f the R e f o r m e d C h u r c h in A m e r i c a stated

ences?

m i n d s in the past f r o m p o l y g a m y to m o nogamy, arranged marriages to romantic

Is it p o s s i b l e t o c h a n g e o n e ' s sexual orien-

c h o i c e , m a l e h e a d s h i p to marital mutuality,

L o o p Initiative a n d H o p e C o l l e g e . N o longer a full-time professor, Myers

that " t h e c h u r c h m u s t itself b e a w e l c o m i n g

a n d s h u n n i n g to a c c e p t i n g interracial mar-

place t o w r e s t l e with the issues o f sexual

tation?" M a n y tests h a v e b e e n d o n e o n this sub-

has b e e n t r a v e l i n g the w o r l d g i v i n g t al ks His best-selling b o o k ,

orientation and b e h a v i o r . " M y e r s s p o k e in M a a s a u d i t o r i u m o n

j e c t s u g g e s t i n g that h o m o s e x u a l i t y is not a choice, as Myers demonstrated. Genetics

" P u r s u i t o f H a p p i n e s s , " p u b l i s h e d in 1992,

O c t . 2 6 t o a r o o m p a c k e d full o f s t u d e n t s ,

h a v e p r o v e n to b e a p o s s i b l e factor as well

t o w a r d s his theories f r o m both H o p e C o l -

faculty, and c o m m u n i t y m e m b e r s w h o w e r e

as paternal h o r m o n a l influences.

lege and the rest o f the w o r l d . "I respect that. A n d I ' v e w r i t t e n e v e r y

C e n t e r for W o m e n in Transition, the R e f o r m e d C h u r c h o f A m e r i c a , the H e a r i n g

a b o u t his b o o k s .

has g e n e r a t e d m o r e than 4 0 0 m e d i a interv i e w r e q u e s t s a n d 175 s p e a k i n g e n g a g e -

C o m -

= = = = = = : = = = = = = =

eagerly a w a i t i n g M y e r s t o p r e s e n t his case. M y e r s b e g a n h j s p r e s e n t a t i o n with stressing

i n f 1 u -

A n o t h e r c o m m o n test e x a m i n i n g the

riages. M y e r s c l a i m e d to h a v e r e c e i v e d m a n y p o s i t i v e r e s p o n s e s as well as n e g a t i v e o n e s

one o f t h e m b a c k , " M y e r s said.

the i m p o r t a n c e o f m a r r i a g e in g e n e r a l . H e

spatial abilities o f m a l e s v e r s u s f e m a l e s h a s f o u n d that m a l e s rank best and f e m a l e s

Joined T o g e t h e r , " has initiated a bit m o r e

w e n t o n t o p r e s e n t statistics s h o w i n g that

rank w o r s t , w h i l e the spatial abilities o f

M y e r s e m p h a s i z e s that it is i m p o r t a n t to f o c u s on the b i g ideas o f the scripture like

controversy. M y e r s said that he h a s not set o u t to

m a r r i a g e is socially g o o d a n d it is b e i n g

g a y s lend to fall right in the m i d d l e . M o r e

love, g r a c e and inclusion rather than j u d g -

u n d e r m i n e d in t o d a y ' s w o r l d .

than 4 5 0 a n i m a l s p e c i e s h a v e also b e e n

ment and exclusion.

ments. His

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TrYKlKC, Biblical prohibition of gay marriage cannot be ignored

Not a sin: All people created in God's image

Shannon Craig GUEST COLUMNIST

Since b e g i n n i n g this c o l u m n , I h a v e f o u n d m y s e l f lost in

T h e r e is n o C h r i s t i a n c a s e for g a y m a r r i a g e . T h e r e m i g h t be a

m y t h o u g h t s oh the s u b j e c t o f gay m a r r i a g e . W h i l e m y o p i n ion on the m a t t e r has not c h a n g e d , m y u n d e r s t a n d i n g o f m y

c a s e a m o n g Christians, a n d that c a s e c o u l d be sociological, p s y -

o p i n i o n has. I h a v e c o m e t o belter u n d e r s t a n d w h y I b e l i e v e

d a m e n t a l l y C h r i s t i a n b e c a u s e the B i b l e explicitly prohibits h o m o -

h o m o s e x u a l i t y is not w r o n g . I h a v e c o m e to better u n d e r s t a n d

sexual relations. Dr. M y e r s ' assertion that since the Bible m e n t i o n s h o m o s e x u a l -

w h y I b e l i e v e g a y m a r r i a g e is n o t w r o n g . M y o p i n i o n s are b a s e d o n m y faith, the basic t e a c h i n g s o f C h r i s t , history a n d

science. I w a s raised in an e n v i r o n m e n t o f " o p e n hearts, o p e n m i n d s , and o p e n d o o r s

and

t a u g h t that all p e o p l e are created in G o d ' s i m a g e and loved by G o d . With t h e increasing e v i d e n c e that h o m o s e x u a l i t y is biological a n d not a choice, 1 h a v e a hard t i m e b e l i e v i n g that h o m o s e x u a l i t y can b e a sin. Yes, I u n d e r s t a n d the Bible s a y s it is a sin, b u t the Bible also s a y s that fathers can sell their d a u g h t e r s into slavery, that w o m e n can n o t hold positions o f authority, that a p e r s o n should be killed for w o r k i n g o n t h e Sabbat h. Yet w e d o n o t hold these as truths. I h a v e c o m e t o w o n d e r if w e are all created in G o d ' s i m a g e a n d G o d loves us despite o u r m i s t a k e s , w h y w o u l d H e create s o m e o n e w h o is a s i n n e r b e c a u s e o f his or h e r biological m a k e - u p ? I h a v e b e g u n t o w o n d e r w h o g a v e us the a u t h o r i t y t o tell p e o p l e w h o they c a n a n d can not love. If y o u w a n t to point the Bible, I ask y o u t o notice t h e r e is no traditional h a p p y m a r r i a g e . E v e n in J e s u s ' family, M a r y w a s p r e g n a n t b e f o r e getting m a r r i e d and J o s e p h c o n t e m p l a t e d l e a v i n g her. If w e look back into history the definition o f marriage in r e g a r d s to the f a c e of Chri s t i ani t y h a s c h a n g e d : f r o m p o l y g a m y to m o n o g a m y ; f r o m w h i t e m a r r y i n g only w h i t e to w h i t e m a r r y i n g black. With e a c h c h a n g e has c o m e s i m i l a r d i s c o n t e n t and unrest, w h y is n o w d i f f e r e n t ? Let us not limit our fight to e n d intolerance at racism, but rather w o r k t o end intolera n c e o f all p e o p l e r e g a r d l e s s o f race, g e n d e r , religion, c r e e d a n d sexual orientation.

c h o l o g i c a l , legal or m a n y other things, b u t it c o u l d not b e f u n -

Ally McLeod GUEST COLUMNIST

ity s p a r i n g l y o n e can ignore t h o s e m e n t i o n s is, respectfully, c o n trary to r e a s o n . W h e n a m o t h e r a d m o n i s h e s a t o d d l e r not to stick a f i n g e r in a n electrical outlet, s h e u s e s only one w o r d , " N o . " S h o u l d the child heed it, or disregard it b e c a u s e it is n o t an entire s p e e c h ? " D o y o u n o t k n o w that the w i c k e d will not inherit the k i n g d o m o f G o d ? D o not be d e c e i v e d : N e i t h e r the s e x u a l l y i m m o r a l n o r idolaters n o r adulterers n o r male prostitutes nor h o m o s e x u a l o f f e n d e r s . . . will inherit the k i n g d o m o f G o d . A n d that is w h a t s o m e o f y o u w e r e . But you w e r e w a s h e d , y o u w e r e sanctified, you w e r e justified in the n a m e o f the L o r d J e s u s C h r i s t and b y the Spirit o f o u r G o d " (I Cor. 6:9-11, N I V ) . ^ T h e w o r d in this p a s s a g e w h i c h the N I V translates a s " h o m o s e x u a l o f f e n d e r s " is "ctposvoKoiTcu" [ " a r s e n o k o i t a i " ] . It c o m e s f r o m t w o roots, " a p o e v o q " ["arsenos"], m e a n i n g " m a l e , " a n d "KOITO^" [ " k o i t o s " ] , translated e v e r y w h e r e I f o u n d it as both " b e d " a n d "marital r e l a t i o n s h i p . " T h e w o r d " a r s e n o k o i t a i " is itself masculine. So, all t a k e n together, neither " t h o s e m e n w h o bed m e n " n o r " t h o s e m e n w h o m a r r y m e n will inherit the k i n g d o m o f G o d . A f t e r listing m a n y o t h e r sins (of w h i c h , let's be honest, all o f us h a v e c o m m i t t e d at least one), Paul g o e s on to say, " A n d that is w h a t s o m e o f y o u were. But you w e r e washed..."


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Student comments on chalkings on campus YOU MAY NOT

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WANT TO READ

To the Editor: T h e recent r a c i s m flare-up translates t o the lack o f diversity and a c c e p t a n c e of diversity o n c a m p u s . H o p e C o l l e g e certainly struggles with this. We p u b l i c l y and p r o p e r l y p r o m o t e diversity. But the real w a y to p r o m o t e diversity, I believe, is not to plaster s n a p s h o t s o f p e o p l e o f color l a u g h i n g and s m i l i n g all o v e r p r o s p e c t i v e -

THIS

Shea Tuttle COLUMNIST

Not J u s t Another F-Word W o m e n a r o u n d the w o r l d f a c e sex slavery, f o r c e d prostitution, w i d o w - b u r n i n g , g a n g rape, child m a r r i a g e , and p o l y g a m y a s threats t o their daily w e l f a r e .

Each

o f these atrocities d e m a n d s that privileged m e n and w o m e n see a n d actively r e s p o n d b y learning, s h a r i n g

O n O c t . 2 5 I read the m e s s a g e s that sprawled out across the e n t r a n c e s to V a n Z o e r e n , G r a v e s , the chapel a n d the F r i s b e e golf c o u r s e in large bold letters. A n y o n e w h o missed t h e m w a s o b v i o u s l y still sleeping o n their w a y to class. In o n e respect, this m e a n s that p e o p l e car e and that they find racism u n a c c e p t a b l e and are active in their

s t u d e n t publications, n o r is it t o accept a certain n u m b e r

desire for H o p e to be a place o f a c c e p t a n c e and diversity. O n the other h a n d , I w i s h the c h a l k e r s c o u l d h a v e had a bit

o f " b l a c k p e o p l e that think like w h i t e p e o p l e " (to q u o t e M . De La Torre, f o r m e r p r o f e s s o r o f religion

m o r e taste with s o m e o f their slogans. R e a d i n g things s uch as "fight r a c i s m ! " m a d e m e feel s o m e w h a t a s if I had read the

at H o p e College). T h i s , it s e e m s to m e , is shallow. We w a n t the t o k e n o f diversity without the real thing.

p h r a s e " h a t e h a t e ! " b e n e a t h m y b o u n d - f o r - c l a s s feet. M o s t

We

want

to

be

politically

correct

without

e v e r y o n e o p p o s e s r a c i s m , just a s m o s t e v e r y o n e dislikes hate. But p r o d u c t i v e u n d e r s t a n d i n g b e t w e e n races will not

how

be b r o u g h t a b o u t by the a b s e n c e o f racism in the s a m e w a y

m a n y multicultural r e c e p t i o n s w e h a v e or p e r h a p s e v e n h o w m a n y c o l o r e d f a c e s I see on c a m p u s .

that p e a c e will be b r o u g h t a b o u t b y the a b s e n c e o f war. S e a r c h i n g for m o r e " p o s i t i v e " m e s s a g e s u n d e r f o o t ,

actually

changing

anything.

It's

not

about

But if 1 c o m e o n t o this c a m p u s and I d i d n ' t g r o w u p

I w a s e n c o u r a g e d w h e n I read " c o l o r your p e r s p e c t i v e s "

a crucial q u e s t i o n : D o w e n e e d f e m i n i s m in the U n i t e d

in a m i d d l e - t o - u p p e r - c l a s s h o m e in t 4 white A m e r i c a , " or if p e r h a p s I a m not a C h r i s t i a n , or d o not h a v e " c o n s e r v a t i v e "

in the m i d d l e o f the Pine G r o v e . T h e r e , I t h o u g h t , that tells u s t o step o u t s i d e o u r s e l v e s and look at

States? A f t e r all, m o s t w o m e n h e r e (albeit m o s t u p p e r -

political views, or o t h e r w i s e d e f y the c u r r e n t n o r m s

m i d d l e class, C a u c a s i a n , h e t e r o s e x u a l w o m e n ) e n j o y m a n y privileges, i n c l u d i n g c h o i c e a b o u t e d u c a t i o n ,

that s e e m to reign still at H o p e - if I c o m e this w a y and a m still a c c e p t e d and b e f r i e n d e d by m o r e than those

d i f f e r e n t points o f v i e w and d i f f e r e n t life e x p e r i e n c e s . Unfortunately, as I looked closer, I realized that, instead

p r o f e s s i o n , m a r r i a g e , sexual e x p r e s s i o n , a n d political

w h o b e l o n g t o this s a m e c a t e g o r y o f " o t h e r s , " then, m y

actually said " c o l o r y o u r p e c t i v e s . " Perhaps the a u t h o r o f

involvement.

f r i e n d s , w e will h a v e a c h i e v e d the diversity w e seek. T h e r e is a d i f f e r e n c e b e t w e e n b e i n g " n i c e " a n d b e i n g

this hastily written statement s i m p l y forgot the prefix - I can s y m p a t h i z e . But if there w a s s o m e h i d d e n m e a n i n g

a c c e p t i n g . N i n e t y - n i n e percent o f the p e o p l e o n c a m p u s

therein, I will j u s t h a v e to wait patiently until s o m e o n e

are " n i c e . " T h e r e are less p e o p l e w h o will be c a u g h t t h i n k i n g 4 k y e s ' y o u s e e t h e w o r , ( 1 d i f f e r e n t l y than I do...

can kindly tell m e w h a t a " p e c t i v e " is. But p e r h a p s b a b y steps will a d d u p t o a l o n g stride. L e t ' s h o p e so.

I ' m not sure 1 a g r e e or e v e n u n d e r s t a n d , b u t I ' d like t o

Jennica S k o u g ( ' 0 6 )

i n f o r m a t i o n , and acting on b e h a l f o f t h e s e w o m e n . K n o w l e d g e o f t h e s e atrocities, h o w e v e r , also raises

W e certainly d o n ' t h a v e t o consistently

f e a r the threats present in o t h e r parts o f the w o r l d . So w h y d o the f e m i n i s t s k e e p c o m p l a i n i n g ? P e r h a p s K a t e ' s story can a d d r e s s this q u e s t i o n . M y f a m i l y has k n o w n Kate since she w a s 15. H i g h school w a s difficult for K a t e , t h o u g h n o t a c a d e m i c a l l y ; she

switched

schools

midway

through,

eventually

o f this inspiring a n d m e t a p h o r i c a l m e s s a g e , the s i d e w a l k

get t o k n o w you a n y w a y s , I ' d like t o learn f r o m y o u . "

d r o p p i n g out. A l o n g the way, she had several p r e g n a n c i e s that e n d e d in a b o r t i o n o r m i s c a r r i a g e , a n d t w o t h a t e n d e d in children. S h a n n a is n o w 6; J oey is 3. K a t e w o r k e d f o r a w h i l e at W a l - M a r t , then at B a b i e s " R " Us.

But finally, she took a j o b d a n c i n g at a c l u b

a c o u p l e o f t o w n s away. Instead o f s t a n d i n g for h o u r s b e h i n d a cash register a n d g o i n g h o m e with a f e w b u c k s

Racism should not happen in human history To the E d i t o r : U p o n just finishing

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I find m y s e l f s h a k i n g m y head in disbelief. P e r h a p s

deem

humiliate because Who

another their

human

fellow

inferior human

and

publicly

beings

simply

o f skin color, sexual identity or religion. m a d e t h e s e i g n o r a n t individuals s o h a t e f u l ?

in h e r pocket, K a t e d i s p l a y s her b o d y for m e n w h o will t u c k t h e s a m e a m o u n t into h e r bra a f t e r 10 m i n u t e s .

I a m s p e a k i n g as a n idealist, b u t I feel as t h o u g h the r e c e n t r a c i s m o c c u r r i n g on and a r o u n d c a m p u s s h o u l d

G r a n t e d , she h a s t o b e a w a y f r o m h e r chi l dren at

not b e h a p p e n i n g d u r i n g this t i m e in h u m a n history. H a v e certain individuals a m o n g us forgotten or b e c o m e

out the fragile flame o f F R E E D O M and R E S P E C T ? Pity is w h a t o v e r c o m e s m e for these racist

blind a n d d e a f t o the struggles a n d sacrifices m a d e b y

h u m a n s ; pity that they h a v e yet to take a d v a n t a g e o f

t h o u s a n d s o f A M E R I C A N S o v e r t h e c o u r s e o f history in the n a m e o f E Q U A L I T Y ? Was that not o n e o f the

God's single

n i g h t t i m e , w h e n t h e y ' r e g o i n g to b e d , b u t this job m e a n s she can buy t h e m their f a v o r i t e b r e a k f a s t cereal a n d a m a g i c a l C h r i s t m a s e a c h year. K a t e h a v e a c h o i c e ? Absolutely.

B u t o u r culture

c o m p l i c a t e s that c h o i c e considerably. K a t e can m a k e m u c h m o r e m o n e y u s i n g h e r b o d y as a sexual object than she can u s i n g h e r b o d y a n d m i n d t o f u r t h e r herself o r others. A n d so back t o m y original q u e s t i o n : D o w e need

Better yet, w h o g a v e t h e m p e r m i s s i o n to a t t e m p t t o s n u f f

diversity a n d creature on

greatness reflected earth. Including

from e v e r y themselves.

f o u n d a t i o n s o f this great nation almost 2 3 0 y e a r s a g o ? Sarah McDonald ('06)

It truly m a k e s m e p h y s i c a l l y sick that one h u m a n

Rosa Parks' death not mentioned on campus

f e m i n i s m in the U . S ? B y all m e a n s . We need f e m i n i s m

T o the E d i t o r : M y n a m e is Tonzia B u o r and I a m a 2 0 0 5 g r a d u a t e

this historic figure, the m o t h e r o f the m o d e m civil rights m o v e m e n t w h o b r o k e d o w n the walls of A m e r i c a n

b e c a u s e s o m e o n e has to tell K a t e that s h e ' s w o r t h m o r e t h a n this, that s h e ' s k i l l i n g h e r soul f r o m the inside out.

o f H o p e C o l l e g e . 1 recently read y e s t e r d a y ' s c o p y o f the

s e g r e g a t i o n w a s not m e n t i o n e d in any H o p e C o l l e g e

A n c h o r and had s o m e c o m m e n t s I w o u l d like t o

publication but w a s , h o w e v e r , surprised that it w a s not m e n t i o n e d in a n y p u b l i c a t i o n f r o m a school that c l a i m s

S o m e o n e has t o tell m e n that t h e y ' r e d o i n g no better for t h e m s e l v e s by i n d u l g i n g at clubs or c o m p u t e r screens. S o m e o n e h a s t o tell t h o s e w h o control the m e d i a that w o m e n are m o r e than c u r v e s and opportunities.

share with you. I w a s a n g e r e d and then s a d d e n e d by the lack o f any mention of Rosa Parks passing away on Monday. I am not

W e need f e m i n i s m b e c a u s e the deadly drone o f

really sure if there w a s n o m o r e space in this A n c h o r t o m e n t i o n it (but there w a s s p a c e t o m e n t i o n a squirrel b e i n g

attitudes a b o u t w o m e n , a b o u t t h e m o n e t a r y w o r t h o f sexual appeal or hard w o r k , a b o u t the w a y s m e n and

attacked and b i k e s o n the P r e s i d e n t ' s l a w n ) a n d that you

w o m e n s h o u l d d r e s s or act, is killing o u r society with its persistence. A s privileged m e n and w o m e n , w e m u s t actively c a r e a b o u t the plight o f w o m e n in other parts o f the w o r l d . B u t w e m u s t also care a b o u t Kate. W e m u s t a s k o u r s e l v e s s o m e q u e s t i o n s a n d think seriously a b o u t the a n s w e r s . In w h a t w a y s do w e contribute to the n o r m s t h a t o p p r e s s her? In w h a t w a y s d o w e b u y into t h e m ?

had p l a n n e d to h a v e a full section in t h e next p u b l i c a t i o n o f the A n c h o r , but a great injustice w a s d o n e t o the p e o p l e

to strive for diversity and prides itself in truly p r o v i d i n g great e d u c a t i o n . I h o p e a s a school publication that r e a c h e s out to the entire c a m p u s , y o u will m a k e it a point to be a w a r e o f d i f f e r e n t events g o i n g on in the world b e c a u s e p e o p l e need t o be a w a r e that e v e r y t h i n g that occurs, w h e t h e r in civil rights or not, a f f e c t s e a c h and e v e r y one o f us.

o f H o p e College. U n f o r t u n a t e l y I w a s not s u r p r i s e d that the death o f

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" A n o p e n discussion w o u l d b e g r e a t . " T h e c o m b i n e d f e e d b a c k r e c e i v e d b y the c o m m i t t e e will b e c o m p i l e d into a revision o f the c i t y ' s strategic plan for

a b o u t 6 m o n t h s t o reach a final f o r m a t , w h i c h will then b e

the p r o d u c t s w e b u y ? C o n t r a r y to the m e s s a g e o f o u r culture, K a t e is w o r t h m o r e t h a n h e r sexual appeal. So a m I. A n d so are y o u .

downtown Holland. M e y e r e x p e c t s the revision will not significantly affect

D e v e l o p m e n t A u t h o r i t y director, s a y s her b o d y is l o o k i n g to the u p d a t e d plan, w h i c h e n c o m p a s s e s the D D A district.

z o n i n g , b u t that it will u p d a t e t h e c i t y ' s land use plan,

Join m e in k n o w i n g this, in s a y i n g so, and in p u r p o s e f u l l y

w h i c h is used in d i s c u s s i o n s regarding n e w d e v e l o p m e n t

" W e ' l l take the i n f o r m a t i o n and use that for h e l p with o u r goals and o b j e c t i v e s , " Fitzpatrick said, including

living o u t its truth.

and renovations. City officials s a y t h e c o m b i n e d public input will take

W h a t do w e r e i n f o r c e b y the c l o t h e s w e wear, the s h o w s w e w a t c h , the m a g a z i n e s w e read, the w o r d s w e speak,

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should celebrate, but a c o r e t e a c h i n g of this religion

are b e i n g e n v e l o p e d b y religious f a n a t i c i s m , a path

a n y t h i n g , including faith b a c k g r o u n d or beliefs. B e l i e v e it or not, t h e r e are atheists that attend

that ultimately leads to s o r r o w and d e s t r u c t i o n Your hearts are in the right places but y o u r m i n d s are not.

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Questionable Republican Leadership in America T o the Editor: S o m e t h i n g is w r o n g with t h e R e p u b l i c a n l e a d e r s h i p in

Intelligence A g e n c y ( C I A ) leak investigation on one charge of obstruction of justice, two charges of

o u r country. T h e past several m o n t h s h a v e d e m o n s t r a t e d u n p r e c e d e n t e d i n c o m p e t e n c e , ethical impropriety, and

false s t a t e m e n t s , and t w o c h a r g e s o f perjury. F o r the past t w o y e a r s , Patrick Fitzgerald, the p r o s e c u t o r for

hubris. In the post 9-11 era, e m e r g e n c y and d i s a s t e r p r e p a r a t i o n /

the i n d e p e n d e n t c o u n s e l , has b e e n investigating the identity leak o f C I A operative Valerie P l a m e . Libby w a s not c h a r g e d for directly leaking the n a m e , but for

r e s p o n s e s h o u l d o b v i o u s l y b e a t o p priority. Yet Michael B r o w n , the Federal E m e r g e n c y M a n a g e m e n t A g e n c y ( F E M A ) c h i e f a p p o i n t e d b y President B u s h , w a s f o r c e d t o resign after his a g e n c y ' s inept r e s p o n s e to H u r r i c a n e Katrina. It turned out M i c h a e l B r o w n w a s a c r o n y w h o

h e learned o f P l a m e ' s identity. O v e r a l l this investigation o p e n s u p the q u e s t i o n w h e t h e r the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n k n o w i n g l y a n d f r a u d u l e n t l y led this c o u n t r y into w a r o n false p r e m i s e s rather than j u s t a c t i n g on bad intelligence. H o w e v e r Mr. Fitzgerald

shows. However,

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explicitly stated that w a s n o t part o f the i n d i c t m e n t or investigation. Still, at t i m e o f urgent national security,

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s o m e o n e w h o leaks t h e n a m e o f a C I A o p e r a t i v e

priorities is to select m e n a n d w o m e n o f t h e greatest ability and highest ethical and p r o f e s s i o n a l integrity t o s e r v e in

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is c u r r e n t l y u n d e r investigation b y the Securities a n d E x c h a n g e C o m m i s s i o n ( S E C ) f o r insider t r a d i n g . To a v o i d bias, H o u s e a n d S e n a t e leaders are r e q u i r e d to p u t assets in blind trust f u n d s . Mr. Frist sold o f f stock in his f a m i l y o w n e d hospital a d m i n i s t r a t i o n c o m p a n y j u s t b e f o r e it d r o p p e d r e m a r k a b l y , s a v i n g m i l l i o n s o f dollars. T h e p r o b e e x a m i n e s h o w Frist c o u l d h a v e a c q u i r e d that k n o w l e d g e . T h e R e p u b l i c a n H o u s e m a j o r i t y leader T o m Delay

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l y i n g to F B I investigators and the g r a n d j u r y a b o u t h o w

had virtually n o e x p e r i e n c e in e m e r g e n c y m a n a g e m e n t and w h o s e prior j o b h a d been a j u d g e o f A r a b i a n h o r s e .

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citizens. Please n o t e I a m not saying there is s o m e t h i n g w r o n g with individual R e p u b l i c a n legislators or voters. B u t it's n o w blatantly o b v i o u s that the c u r r e n t a d m i n i s t r a t i o n and

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dissent, and b r a g g a d o c i o h a s c o m p r o m i s e d A m e r i c a . O f c o u r s e it's n o t like D e m o c r a t s h a v e m o r a l high g r o u n d either. We all r e m e m b e r the i m p e a c h m e n t o f Bill Clinton. H o w e v e r , the patterns o f ethical a n d legal impropriety o f current G O P l e a d e r s outlined in this letter m u s t not b e t a k e n lightly. P e r h a p s h a v i n g a

Bleeding W h i t e (and O t h e r Assorted Colors) T h e y tell m e w h a t to do. O p p o s e r a c i s m . T h e y tell m e w h a t is right. E m b r a c e diversity. I see this e v e r y w h e r e . T h e s i d e w a l k s are cut and their b l o o d runs freely as the h o s e s burst and the d e w sets in. T h e v o i c e s creep. M y g e n e r a t i o n h o w l s like a w o u n d e d a n i m a l in the night. I stand a b o v e t h e s e g a p i n g w o u n d s , staring at the m e s s a g e b e l o w me, p e o p l e w a l k i n g b y h o l d i n g h a n d s and w h i s p e r i n g class things. O p p o s e . R a c i s m . S o m e t h i n g s o big that C r a y o l a - k i e l b a s a - s i z e d c h a l k c a n ' t e v e n c a p t u r e it b e n e a t h the arch o f G r a v e s Hall, b u t it's t h e r e a n y w a y , w h e e z i n g at m e u n d e r m y boots. T h e sore o o z e s into E n g l i s h 113 p a p e r s a n d G a t h e r i n g m e s s a g e s a n d this n e w s p a p e r . We all feel the b l o o d b e t w e e n o u r toes a n d s o m e w a n t to pretend it's n o t there a n d others w a n t to stick their m e s s y f e e t in others f a c e s , but w e all h a v e the s a m e blood-stained boots. I take m i n e to class and w h i n e a b o u t s i d e w a l k - c h a l k b e c a u s e it's easier than s p e n d i n g m y night h u n c h e d over b l o c k s o f c o n c r e t e with a n u b o f the s t u f f in m y h a n d , s p r e a d i n g

his position a f t e r b e i n g recently

m o n o p o l y on the Senate, H o u s e , and e x e c u t i v e o f f i c e

indicted o n state c o n s p i r a c y and v i o l a t i n g c a m p a i g n finance laws. K n o w n a s " T h e H a m m e r " f o r his brash

resulted in this u n a b a s h e d hubris. O r m a y b e T o m D e l a y ' s s m i l i n g , g i d d y m u g shot reflects the status

the gospel. T h e w o u n d is infected. S o m e y e l p in pain. O t h e r s

style. Delay tirelessly raised m o n e y for m a n y R e p u b l i c a n

o f c u r r e n t R e p u b l i c a n l e a d e r s ' values; it s i m p l y is a

representatives. T h e p r o b l e m is c o r p o r a t i o n s c a n ' t legally

facade.

pretend t o k n o w the c u r e and stuff it full o f n i c k e l s and d i m e s , but the b l o o d s n e a k s o u t a n y w a y . T h o s e p e o p l e

stepped d o w n

from

g i v e directly t o c a m p a i g n s . A l l e g e d l y , Mr. D e l a y rerouted t h o u s a n d s o f dollars from a d o n o r t h r o u g h a n i n t e r m e d i a r y a n d then f u n n e l e d it b a c k t o G O P c a n d i d a t e s . D e l a y is also g o o d friends w i t h Jack A b r a m o f f , a powerful

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Either w a y , w h a t are w e as citizens to d o a b o u t all this? W e are d u t y - b o u n d to hold o u r l e a d e r s a c c o u n t a b l e , s o m e t h i n g w e did not do in N o v e m b e r

into o u r m e a l s at P h e l p s . N o b o d y e v e r w a n t s to m e n t i o n

for

a n y t h i n g b e y o n d 16 ,h Street a n y m o r e . L o v e y o u r neighbor, the s i d e w a l k

s o m e o f D e l a y ' s travel e x p e n s e s w e r e paid b y A b r a m o f f in

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w a n t to w a l k around a n d b e p r e s u m e d racist,

s p e a k s w i t h the flair and g r a c e that has clotted m a n y

and b l a c k p e o p l e d o n ' t w a n t to w a l k a r o u n d

bleeds in their t i m e , and s o it m u s t b e the t h i n g that will

and be labeled lazy or c r i m i n a l , " he said. R e g i n a l d H a n e y ( ' 0 6 ) met R o s a Parks at

m a k e t h e s e s i d e w a l k s better b e f o r e they run c o m p l e t e l y dry. We n e e d to k n o w : o u r m o t h e r s and fathers h a v e

his j u n i o r high school near C h i c a g o . He w a s

scars, too. T h e y h a v e m a n y s c a r s that are hidden well,

struck b y h e r d e v o t i o n t o w a r d s e n c o u r a g i n g

but w o u l d be g o o d for us t o u n d e r s t a n d . So they stick o n the B a n d A i d that w o r k e d w h e n chalk w a s n ' t sold in so

together, s o that t h e sacrifice o f h e r g e n e r a t i o n w o u l d not b e in vain. To Haney. it w a s a m a z i n g t o " s e e a living, b r e a t h i n g person w h o c o n t r i b u t e d to A f r i c a n A m e r i c a n history, t o A m e r i c a n history. It w a s the first t i m e 1 felt part o f A m e r i c a n history." While Haney

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o f y o u t h f u l e n l i g h t e n e d thinking. T h e w a i l s g r o w louder, the pain m o r e piercing, and the c u r e far distant. T h e b l o o d life spills into grass a n d d a r k n e s s . T h e perpetrators o f this mutilation - not t h o s e w h o

students think the p r o b l e m i s n ' t that bad

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m o r e , spelling out scripture a n d w i s d o m and the t o k e n s

racism, particularly o n H o p e ' s c a m p u s , has

has b e e n lots o f talk on racial issues, m a n y

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and o r a n g e , and p u r p l e and white, until it is d e v o u r e d and the d e e p , j a g g e d cuts in o u r s i d e w a l k s run f r e e l y e v e n

w a s h e s a w a y into m e m o r y , as the brilliant a n d c o l o r f u l

f r e q u e n c y o f racist incidents. G r e e n e agreed, s a y i n g that a l t h o u g h t h e r e

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these incidents are really p r o m i s i n g , " she said. " T h e s e are the w a y s w e g i v e tribute t o p e o p l e like R o s a P a r k s . "

p e r f o r m the cutting or w h o s e s h a d o w s d a n c e upon the s i d e w a l k s at night, no not t h e m - they will p r o b a b l y n e v e r k n o w the m e s s a g e is really m e a n t for t h e m . M e a n w h i l e , the victims will p u t a w a y their c h a l k , but only for a w h i l e , until they m u s t o p e n the v e i n s o f o u r c a m p u s o n c e m o r e . T h e s e voices a l w a y s speak. S o o n they will w h i s p e r t h r o u g h snow. Soon they will w h i m p e r t h r o u g h sheets o f i m p r i s o n i n g ice. T h e y will fight through the p a v e m e n t until t h e r e is n o m o r e need for b l o o d s h e d . A n d until that day, as a n act of gratitude for e a s y p a s s a g e f r o m here to there, I will o f f e r t h e s e s i d e w a l k s m y ear. It's the best t h e s e listening boots c a n do.

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SPORTS

8

NOVEMBER 2, 2 0 0 5

SAILING THE BRINEY BLUE

UPCOMING H O M E GAMES

Greg Reznlch Nov. 4 Women's Volleyball v. Adrian

STAFF W R I T E R

T h e H o p e C o l l e g e Sailing

Opening MIAA m a t c h Calvin v. A l m a at 5 : 3 0 p.m. First place Hope to play a f t e r w a r d s , b o t h g a m e s a r e at t h e Dow Center on 1 3 t h a n d C o l u m b i a .

T e a m soars into action this c o m i n g w e e k e n d a s they host the A r e a East C h a m p i o n s h i p s . T h i s is the third c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r the t e a m has h o s t e d the

Nov. 5 Women's Soccer v. Kalamazoo

c h a m p i o n s h i p e v e n t , w h i c h is t o be held at M a c a t a w a B a y

Noon at Buy's Athletic Fields. 1 1 t h a n d Fairbanks

Yacht C l u b on Nov. 5 a n d 6. Ten t e a m s are e x p e c t e d t o compete,

Nov. 5

M e n ' s Soccer v. Alma

2 p.m. at Buy's A t h l e t i c Fields. 1 1 t h a n d Fairbanks

including

several

Big Ten sailing t e a m s , such as the U n i v e r s i t y o f M i c h i g a n , Michigan

State,

and

Ohio

Stale. T h e t e a m s c o m i n g into this e v e n t do not h a v e p r e v i o u s

SPORTS B L U R B

r a n k i n g s . T h e s e a s o n is b a s e d o n h o w t e a m s p e r f o r m this weekend. T h e top t h r e e t e a m s will a d v a n c e t o sail in the M i d w e s t C o l l e g i a t e Sailing A s s o c i a t i o n ( M C S A ) c h a m p i o n s h i p s over Thanksgiving

weekend

in

C h i c a g o against the top t h r e e

WOMEN'S SOCCER ONE WIN AWAY FROM A THIRD STRAIGHT TITLE T h e Flying D u t c h are within

c o m p e t i t o r s in t h e A r e a West

University-Purdue

University-

" T h e y are o n e h u n d r e d t i m e s

Championship. T h e t e a m s will b e racing

Indianapolis University (IUPUI),

better than w h e n they first got out

and b r o u g h t h o m e third p l a c e overall. M a r c P a l m a ( ' 0 6 ) a n d

o n the w a t e r , " D e Y o u n g said.

its s u c c e s s

4 2 0 ^ this w e e k e n d , w h i c h are

into the A E C . P a l m a e x p e c t e d the

the m o s t

N a t h a n D e Y o u n g ( ' 0 7 ) both v i e w

Besides members

this p e r f o r m a n c e as the highlight

f r i e n d s h i p s d e v e l o p as the t e a m

o f the s e a s o n .

travel for the d i f f e r e n t regattas.

common

sailboats

a g a m e o f w i n n i n g a third c o n secutive M I A A championship

in

collegiate

are

midsized

and

g e n e r a l l y use a c r e w o f t w o or

competing

in

the

NCAA

racing.

420^

sailboats

Sears the D u t c h o v e r t h r e w the

three p e o p l e per boat. T h i s past w e e k e n d

H o p e - r e c o r d with their 17th vic-

competed

t o u r n a m e n t . Led by C o a c h Leigh

PHOTO COURTESY OF JEFF HATCHER

S T E A D Y A S S H E G O E S — N a t h a n DeYoung ( ' 0 6 ) pulls starboard as he sails t h e unp r e d i c t a b l e w a t e r s off Lake M a c a t a w a in p r e p a r a t i o n ffor this w e e k e n d ' s t o u r n a m e n t .

in

that

Hope

'The

Indiana

H o p e ' s t e a m has also b o n d e d with other t e a m s at regattas, including

c o m e out for the t e a m . S o m e h a v e n e v e r sailed b e f o r e , and fortunately, this y e a r ' s n e w c o m e r s

" T h e y c a m e a n d w e j u s t sailed all

day, and

t e a m to finish mid fleet. O t h e r t e a m s e x p e c t e d to attend are P u r d u e University, Indiana University, D e n i s o n University, Ohio

University,

Medical

U n i v e r s i t y o f O h i o , and Western

Northwestern.

are learning fast.

f r o m last w e e k e n d

h u n g out o n

M i c h i g a n University.

the

Call

Tri-State 3 - 0 on T u e s d a y .

BARNETTT0 SET SCHOOL PAT RECORD

Both H o p e a n d C a l v i n are lied

at

team strong

T h e t e a m will try t o c o n t i n u e

tory o f the s e a s o n . S w e e p i n g 13 t e a m s this fall, the t e a m shutout

for M I A A first p l a c e with r e c o r d s

Regatta,"

Last

E a c h y e a r m a n y n e w sailors

competing, develop

b e a c h , " said Palma.

set b e f o r e e a c h point that I kick is relaxed.

14-1 for the s e a s o n . F o r the finale

Nick Hinkle

g a m e o f t h e year, H o p e will play at h o m e vs. K a l a m a z o o w h i l e

S E N I O R STAFF W R I T E R

I d o n ' t like to get w o r k e d up, and I d o n ' t

D e s p i t e H o p e ' s 3-5 record this s e a s o n , their

against

k i c k i n g has b e e n c l o s e t o perfect. N a t e B a m e t t

like to put p r e s s u r e o n m y s e l f , " B a m e t t said. " A s for a routine, t h e r e really is no

Olivet. In their 10th w i n in a row,

( ' 0 6 ) , H o p e ' s field goal kicker, set a n e w H o p e

d i f f e r e n c e b e t w e e n a PAT and a Field Goal.

record

However,

H o p e held a 19-1 a d v a n t a g e in

A l t h o u g h s c o r e l e s s in last w e e k ' s g a m e , B a m e t t

shots on goal. T h e D u t c h led 2 0 at h a l f t i m e with g o a l s from

kicked six for six o n PATs and raised his c a r e e r total to 100 against A d r i a n t w o w e e k s a g o .

K r i s t i n e K r c m a r ( ' 0 6 ) and S a r a h

T h e original r e c o r d o f 9 6 PATs w a s set by

Calvin

will

Sosolik ( ' 0 9 ) .

compete

Sarah Cochrane

for

point

after touchdowns

G r e g B e k i u s ( ' 8 0 ) f r o m 1977-80. never

Ironically,

my

Achille's

include: right sock t u m e d inside out, a l u c k y p e n n y from his g r a n d f a t h e r t a p e d inside his h e l m e t , a l w a y s w e a r i n g eye black, h a v i n g

Bamett

a

t h e s a m e athletic trainer tape his a n k l e a n d

p r i m a r y p r e - s e a s o n goal. "The main thought on my mind was I'm a

w e a r i n g t w o s w e a t b a n d s , o n e with a c r o s s ,

n e e d s to b l o c k one m o r e shot t o

s e n i o r and I better m a k e the m o s t o f this while I

and t h e other with G R A M P S spelled o n it. B a r n e t t ' s k i c k i n g p e r f o r m a n c e has not

break her f o r m e r r e c o r d o f 3 5

got it," B a m e t t said, "I d i d n ' t e v e n notice that I

only m o t i v a t e d h i m , b u t the t e a m a s well.

c a r e e r s h u t o u t g a m e s (12 this

w a s in c o n t e n t i o n f o r this record until I read the

season).

report o n the football w e b s i t e in A u g u s t . " B a m e t t c o n q u e r e d the PAT record 19

record

is

half with the g a m e - c l o s i n g shot. Goalie Holly Nestle ('07)

kicking

b r e a k i n g the

superstition

heel." S o m e o f B a r n e t t ' s g a m e day superstitions

( ' 0 8 ) also s c o r e d in the s e c o n d

successfully

made

(PATs).

consecutive The began

by

a c c o m p l i s h if we w o r k t o g e t h e r , " B a m e t t said. C o a c h D e a n K r e p s also e n j o y s B a m e t t ' s

Kalamazoo when

,V^v.

Bamett

c o n f i d e n c e in the fact that h e w o n ' t m i s s a kick really g i v e s a

streak, B a m e t t w e n t t h r e e for

boost to our team,"

Olivet, five for five against Wisconsin

:i -i ii

V*- . -

it m o t i v a t e s

the

K r e p s said. H o p e stays

entire

tied

for s e c o n d in the MIAA Conference with

two

more

L u t h e r a n and six f o r

conference remaining.

six

will try to e x t e n d his PAT streak and help

against

Adrian.

the t e a m . " W h e n h e p e r f o r m s at a high level,

C o n t i n u i n g the

against

games Bamett

Barnett's k i c k i n g style

Hope

i n c l u d e s a set routine and

5 at 12:30 p.m. "Although

it's

a

m y n a m e in record book,

the this

variety

of

superstitions. "My mind

SUPERSTITIONS LEAD TO P A T S T R E A K — N a t e Barnett's ( 0 6 ) p r e - g a m e traditions could be ffuellng his record-breaking season off 1 9 consecutive PAT's.

p r e s e n c e o n the field a n d w h a t h e brings t o

w e n t five for five in PATs.

three

Ttvac^

My p e r f o r m a n c e has m o t i v a t e d the t e a m b y s h o w i n g h o w m u c h w e can

PATs. streak against

PHOTOS BY Z A C H T R U M B L E

t4

against

Tri-

State Saturday. Nov.

kind o f record is a

t e a m . To

HOPE

have

c o m p l i m e n t to the o f f e n s i v e p l a y e r s that have been around from my freshman year till n o w , " B a m e t t said.

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