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infocus e d i t o r A p r a y e r vigil Tor M a l l h e w S h c p a r d . a U n i v e r s i t y of W y o m i n g s t u d e n t w h o w a s killed by h i s o w n classm a l e s , w a s held in the Pine G r o v e d u r i n g t h e f e w dry m o m e n t s o f a rainy last T h u r s d a y e v e n i n g . Gears

in motion

for annual Parent's Weekend Campusbeat, p a g e 2.

D u r i n g an e m o t i o n a l m o m e n t of the vigil a f e w raind r o p s fell on a p p r o x i m a t e l y 6 0 p e o p l e encircled with candles. " A friend c o m m e n t e d t o m e that G o d started crying with us," said A m a n d a S c h n e i d e r ( ' 9 9 ) . w h o helped to lead the vigil. On O c t . 12 M a l l h e w S h e p a r d , a h o m o s e x u a l 21 yearold sludenl, w a s reportedly p i s t o l - w h i p p e d , and left on f o u n d h o u r s later. S h e p a r d died live d a y s later. P a r t i c i p a n t s of the vigil prayed for various blessings such a s c o u r a g e and unity, a s the c r o w d stood in still and quiet reflection for a few m o m e n t s . S c h n e i d e r said one of ihe r e a s o n s ihe vigil w a s arr a n g e d w a s to " g i v e p e o p l e the c h a n c e to pray for heal-

Potential computer explored Infocus, p a g e 3.

2000 crash

Governor John Engler and other hopeful Republican candidates encouraged party support for yesterday ys election at a rally held on Fridayy Oct. 30. Elections were held Tuesday as candidates made last their last push for vital votes. E N G L E R T I M E :

Engler looks to next century E n g l e r also a d d r e s s e d c o n c e r n s of the q u a l -

ing. for unity in s uch a violent society, in w h i c h there

SARA E LAMERS

is s o m u c h fear a b o u l h o m o s e x u a l i t y and sexual orien-

campusbeat editor

ity of M i c h i g a n ' s r o a d s by m a k i n g j o k e s of his triplet d a u g h t e r s c o m p l a i n i n g of d i s c o m f o r t during car trips. Brief c o m m e n t s w e r e also m a d e

tation." m o r e VIGIL, o n 2

Changes in place ^ New member education policy approved by Campus Life Board.

" M a k e M i c h i g a n first in the 21 st C e n t u r y " w a s the battle-cry of c a n d i d a t e s for Ihe R e p u b l i c a n

c o n f i r m i n g ihe R e p u b l i c a n p a r t y ' s opposition to Proposal B.

lickel at a rally s p o n s o r e d by the H o p e R e p u b l i c a n s on Friday, O c t .

M a n y c a n d i d a t e s also m a d e refere n c e to O t t a w a C o u n t y ' s history of

3 0 , 9 8 hours before the polls opened

strong s u p p o r t i n g of ihe Republican

the f o l l o w i n g Tuesday;

Parly. " W e ' d like to m a k e voting m a n -

Numerous hopeful candidates SARA E LAMERS

met an enthusiastic c r o w d of a b o u l 2 0 0 w h o c h e e r e d and w a v e d signs

campusbeat e d i t o r A n e w policy a p p r o v e d by the C a m p u s L i f e Board should provide more stability in G r e e k Life. T h e policy c a m e as a result of a previous policy c o n c e r n i n g N e w M e m b e r E d u c a t i o n passed in S e p t e m b e r . T h e n e w policy will g u a r a n t e e lhat the earlier policy Theater forum features various talents Intermission, p a g e 5.

will remai n in place for f o u r years.

High School pep band played.

local r e p r e s e n l a l i v e s , i n c l u d i n g C o n g r e s s m e n Peter H o e k s l r a and

" T h e f o u n d a t i o n for M i c h i g a n ' s s u c c e s s is in p l a c e , " said G o v e r n o r

S p e n c e r A b r a h a m , S e n a l o r William

J o h n Engler. " M i c h i g a n is s t r o n g e r

P. H o e k s t r a

Van R e g e n m o r l e r , a n d O l l a w a C o u n l y Treasurer M a r y Richardson,

A l o n g with G o v e r n o r Engler. ihe rally featured

as well as H o u s e of R e p r e s e n l a l i v e s c a n d i d a t e

p r o m i s e . " said Interfraternity President A d a m H u d s o n ( ' 9 9 ) . " W i l h this policy the administration w o n ' t m a k e

lieutenant g o v e r n o r c a n d i d a t e D i c k P o s l h u m u s ,

W a y n e Kuipers, c a n d i d a t e for the U n i v e r s i t y

attorney general c a n d i d a t e J o h n S m i e l a n k a , and

B o a r d of R e g e n t s J e s s i e D a l m a n . and S l a t e

any m a j o r c h a n g e s e a c h year without really l o o k i n g al

Secretary of S l a t e C a n d i c e Miller.

R e p u b l i c a n C o m m i t t e e m e m b e r T o m De Pree.

"I am proud lo be a part of the E n g l e r t e a m , "

C a n d i d a t e s urged ihe a u d i e n c e to lake an ac-

T h e proposal resulted f r o m c o n c e r n over frequent c h a n g e s in N e w M e m b e r E d u c a t i o n policy over the

P o s l h u m u s s a i d . " L o o k i n g at the R e p u b l i c a n

past years. L e a d e r s of G r e e k L i f e w e r e c o n c e r n e d lhat by c h a n g i n g the policy e a c h year, instability of the pro-

will be first in the 2 l s l C e n t u r y . " B e f o r e they arrived, various m e m b e r s of the

s t u d e n t s as well as o t h e r v o l e r s , " E n g l e r said. " F o r those w h o c o m e out into the world with a

g r a m c o u l d result. T h e y h o p e lhat by k e e p i n g ihe n e w

H o p e R e p u b l i c a n s e n d o r s e d ihe e f f o r t s of ihe

H o p e e d u c a t i o n , ihe f u t u r e is i h e i r ' s . "

policy in place. N e w M e m b e r E d u c a t i o n will have the o p p o r t u n i t y to b e c o m e m o r e slable.

candidates. T h r o u g h o u t the rally, c a n d i d a t e s fo-

" C h a n g e h a p p e n s very rapidly and it's hard t o keep

r e f o r m , c i t i n g statistics c o n f i r m i n g an increase in n e w j o b s .

MME on 2

lickel. t h e r e should b e no d o u b l that M i c h i g a n

cused on ihe strides E n g l e r has m a d e in Welfare

tive role in ihe g o v e r n m e n t by voiing. 4

'I think lhat w h a t I ' v e said a p p l i e s lo c o l l e g e

T h o s e w h o a t t e n d e d ihe rally g e n e r a l l y enj o y e d it. m o r e ENGLER on 5

Series t o provide a m i x of poetry and fiction SARA E LAMERS

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campusbeat editor T h e second installment of ihe 19989 9 Visiting W r i t e r ' s Series will s h o w case both well-established and u p - a n d - c o m ing writers, w h e n poet C o n r a d Hilberry and ficlionisl Alison M c G h e e lake stage on M o n d a y . N o v e m b e r 9. T h e e v e n t will be held

Flying Dutch football tackles the Olivet Comets Sports, p a g e 8.

of support as the Holland C h r i s t i a n

" I t ' s not really a p o l i c y b e c a u s e in e s s e n c e it's a

more

Spotlight, page 6.

d a t o r y in O t t a w a C o u n t y , " E n g l e r joked. The event also boasted several

n o w than it has e v e r b e e n . "

the policy."

ROTC student shares experiences

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a f e n c e post in n e a r - f r e e z i n g t e m p e r a t u r e until he w a s

story," he said. " I ' m not o n e lo share

shed the business-like way of mind lhat

any secrets in my writing and I ' m not

I o f t e n f o l l o w in o r d e r to ihink m o r e

a c o n f e s s i o n a l writer. A lol of my po-

imaginilively," he said.

e m s are a b o u l s i m p l e things, like f r i e n d s and f a m i l y . "

His forthcoming book. Player Piano, fol-

H i l b e r r y d o e s like lo

l o w s a p p e a r a n c e s in lilerary j o u r n a l s , s u c h as

add a certain e l e m e n t of s u r p r i s e inlo his writings. "I l i k e it b e s t w h e n s o m e t h i n g a liule s t r a n g e c o m e s up, w h e n I ' m not sure w h a l lo e x p e c t or

At Ian lie

Great Lakes Colleges A s s o c i a t i o n ' s j l c i i o n prize

et n\ Poetry Northwest. New Yorker and Three

n o m i n e e for ihe 1995

m e , " he said. "I h o p e that

lections include Sorting

Theater, b e g i n n i n g at 7 p.m. wilh m u s i c starling

e a c h p o e m will be a sur-

the Smoke,

prise." Hilberry o f t e n finds his

of

f r o m an ordinary w a y of thinking and

published h e r first novel." which w a s chos en as ihe

winner and was also a

Review.

at t h e K n i c k e r b o c k e r

" M y . p o e m s h a v e a preHy clear

McGhee only recently

Po-

Gettysburg

Rivers Poetry Review. His earlier poetry col-

<Z. H i l b e r r y Hilberry, Professor of creative lalenls challengEr>glish al K a l a m a z o o C o l l e g e , will ing lo harness. m a k e h i s third H o p e a p p e a r a n c e . "It lakes m e longer lo switch over

W h i l e Hilberry"s wriling career has b e e n long and extensive,

Monthly.

w h e r e ihe p o e m is taking

at 6:30.

" M i c h i g a n Arts A w a r d . "

Pushcart Prize. " W r i l i n g fiction is my A . M c G h ee

The Moon Seen as a Slice

Pineapple,

The

Lagoon,

w a y of t r y i n g l o u n d e r stand l i f e , " she said. " A s

a fiction wriler, I can t r a n s f o r m a pari o f the world - an inner one, ihe land-

Houseniarks, Man in the Attic, and Encounter on Burrows Hill. Hilberry

scape of h u m a n e m o t i o n . Wriling fiction is a w a y to take intense e m o t i o n s ,

has won n u m e r o u s a w a r d s and fellowships, including " T h e Iowa Prize" from ihe University of I o w a Press and ihe

that p o w e r f u l h a p p i n e s s and those hard l u m p s of grief and t r a n s f o r m ihem inlo m o r e V > ^ S on 5


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Campus Beat

N o v e m b e r -4, I 9 9 8

Technology shapes academic futures c i f i c s have yet to be a p p r o v e d , the

CARRIE A R N O L D staff reporter

c o n c e p t of the c l a s s has, and the final a p p r o v a l will likely be in the next few w e e k s .

M o r e and m o r e e a e h clay, c o m p u i e r s are m a k i n g llieir m a r k on Hope's campus.

F r o m e - m a i l in

C a r l H e i d e m a n , d i r e c t o r of C o m p u t i n g and I n f o r m a t i o n Techn o l o g i e s ( C I T ) , c o m m e n t e d that

d o r m r o o m s lo t e r m i n a l s in t h e li-

"the idea will be that it's a c o u r s e

brary. l e e h n o l o g y is p e r m a n e n l l y e n l e r i n g ihc lives of j u s t a b p u t ev-

based u p o n online readings, discussion. and quizzes combined

ery student. H o p i n g to k e e p up with

with the traditional t e x t b o o k read-

the a d v a n c e s in t e c h n o l o g y , H o p e

ings."

C o l l e g e is b r i n g i n g c o m p u t e r s into the c l a s s r o o m .

T h i s M a y T e r m c o u r s e w o n ' t be the first t i m e that H o p e stu-

G e r m a n professor Dr.

d e n t s find t h e m s e l v e s us-

L e e F o r r e s t e r has been

ing c o m p u t e r s as a re-

d e v e l o p i n g interactive

quired

part

of

m u l t i m e d i a s o f t w a r e to

c o u r s e w o r k . M a n y pro-

integrate the audial. vi-

f e s s o r s h a v e taken ad-

sual. and written m e t h -

v a n t a g e o f the d i s c u s -

ods of l e a r n i n g a for-

sion boards on K n o w h o p e and are

eign l a n g u a g e . Entitled " G e r m a n y : Live!",

currently

Forrester's

using

t h e m to e n h a n c e

/Anchor photo by April Greer

M O M E N T O F C O M P A S S I O N : Students gathered in the Pine Grove on Thursday, Oct. 29 to speak out against hate crimes as a result of the death of Matthew Shepard, a homosexual student who was killed by his classmates.

VIGIL from I

project recently rec e i v e d a $ 5 0 , 0 0 0 g r a m f r o m the

w o r k d o n e in the c l a s s r o o m . Not only h a v e students used the

"I d o n ' t w a n t H o p e t o c o n t r i b u t e to

gay p e o p l e are p e o p l e loo, and

F o u n d a t i o n for I n d e p e n d e n t H i g h e r

ity of the c r o s s and the d e a t h p l a c e

discussion boards as a part of class,

that kind of society," she said. " A n d

should b e treated with the s a m e re-

for M a t t h e w , " D i c k i e said. "I too

E d u c a t i o n ' s 1998 " A m e r i t e c h Dis-

the majority of H o p e students have

by b e i n g silent we w o u l d be. Si-

spect and kindness as e v e r y o n e

see C h r i s t killed again and again on

tance Collaboration Grants" Pro-

used the World W i d e W e b as a re-

lence in quietly c o n d o n i n g w h a t is

else."

the c r o s s of hale, fear, i g n o r a n c e ,

g r a m . T h i s m o n e y will e n a b l e Dr.

source for research papers and

Forrester to take a sabbatical this

d e a t h w a s c o v e r e d by m e d i a f r o m

spring to work o n the s o f t w a r e de-

other assignments. "[From] the way students d o

happening." I n d i v i d u a l s w e n t to the vigil for

sign f u l l - t i m e . " L a n g u a g e is not m a in ly writing

t h e i r c o u r s e w o r k to d i s c u s s i o n boards, and (he n e w w a y s in w h i c h

d i f f e r e n t reasons. "I w e n t f o r t w o r e a s o n s , " said

coast-to-coast, extremist groups j u s t i f y i n g and e v e n e n c o u r a g i n g the

S h e p a r d , " the p a s s a g e read. " C r i m e s of hale m a y live in shouts

A.J. C a m e r o n ( ' 0 1 ) , " t o e x p r e s s my

c r i m e also d r e w attention.

of rage, but they are born in silence.

and r e a d i n g , it's e x p e r i e n c i n g , "

t e a c h i n g and l e a r n i n g can be

great d i s a p p r o v a l in the hatred that

Forester said. "I h o p e thai they (stu-

d o n e , " H e i d e m a n said. "Personal

the extremist

. . . T h e s e silent acts of o u r o w n fear of h o m o s e x u a l i t y

d e n t s ] will learn a b o u t t w i c e a s m u c h G e r m a n and twenty t i m e s as

c o m m u n i c a t i o n is a u g m e n t e d by

killed him and t o c o m e t o g e t h e r wilh other p e o p l e to pray for him

Christian

are acted out on this

online chat r o o m s and email.

and other v i c t i m s of hale c r i m e s . "

much culture." T h e s o f t w a r e will b e used in the

C o m p u t e r g a m e p l a y i n g is o c c u r -

g r o u p s that p r o t e s t e d vig-

Fall 1999 s e m e s t e r in the b e g i n n i n g

T h i s year s h o w e d a record n u m -

i m p a c t e d by S h e p a r d ' s d e a t h . " T h i s ( p r a y e r vigil) w a s my idea.

ber of Ethernet cards sold. C I T es-

I ' m sick and tired of the w a y m i norities and gay students are treated

lege will also be o f f e r i n g a c o u r s e

t i m a t e s the n u m b e r sold to be just u n d e r 600, with an additional 400-

on this c a m p u s . I ' m fed up. not tak-

said Megan Hicks ('99).

that is partially t a u g h t o n l i n e this

5 0 0 h o o k e d up by m o d e m .

ing it a n y m o r e , " Sanicki said.

"He was being

G e r m a n l a n g u a g e classes. For the first time ever. H o p e C o l -

ring in all of the r e s i d e n c e s . "

Jason Sanicki ( ' 9 8 ) w a s d e e p l y

W h i l e p u b l i c i t y of S h e p a r d ' s

" T h e r e ' s n o t h i n g Biblical a b o u t

ils, the funeral, and said he des e r v e d to d i e , "

and h o m o p h o b i a . " "Silence

killed

Matthew

"Silence is quietly condoning w h a t is happening." â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Amanda Schneider

c a m p u s every day just as they are acted out every

('99)

v a r i o u s m e m b e r s of R . I . S . E . , W o m e n ' s Is-

day in Wyoming. Through silence, we give ourselves permission to p r a c t i c e w h a t we pretend lo a b h o r . " T h e O c t . 2 9 vigil w a s

u p c o m i n g M a y T e r m or the M a y

With c o m p u t e r s , the w h o l e

T h e vigil f o c u s e d on a Christian

Term of 2000. A l t h o u g h the spe-

w o r l d is just a m o u s e click a w a y .

perspective of love. "It w a s a w a y o f H o p e as a c o m -

thought he w a s

m u n i t y signaling the fact that such t h i n g s s h o u l d not h a p p e n . " said

be." Psychology

Carol S i m o n P h i l o s o p h y p r o f e s s o r

D i c k i e read a r e f l e c t i o n written by

Rev. G e o r g e H a r l w e l l w a s e x -

and d e p a r t m e n t chair. " O u r culture

a c h a p l a i n at T r i n i t y C o l l e g e in

pected to speak on hale c r i m e s af-

is o n e that fosters violence and that

H a r t f o r d . C o n n , a college s h e de-

fecting society, but w a s u n a b l e to

is i n c o m p a t i b l e wilh C h r i s t . "

scribed as one " n o t unlike H o p e . "

attend d u e lo illness. Instead, vari-

S h e s u b s t i t u i e d e a c h r e f e r e n c e to

ous p a s s a g e s were read and religion

" T r i n i t y " , with " H o p e . " m a k i n g it

p r o f e s s o r Lynn J a p i n g a shared s e v eral Bible verses and c o m m e n t s lo

Performances highlight Parent's W e e k e n d '98 M a u r a R e y n o l d s . Director of A d MEREDITH CARE

v i s i n g . will a d d r e s s (he topic's of

staff reporter

grades, a d v i s i n g , and other issues.

H o p e s annual P a r e n t s W e e k e n d

T h i s presentation will focus on mid-

is this w e e k e n d , N o v . 6 t h r o u g h Nov. 8. with a variety of activities

term grades, a d v i s i n g , and registra-

scheduled for p a r e n t s a s well as stu-

tion for next s e m e s t e r ' s c o u r s e s . A c c o r d i n g lo M a u r a R e y n o l d s ,

S o m e left with increased a w a r e ness of the reality of hale c r i m e s .

supposed

he to

professor

Jane

"I c a m e a w a y thinking it c o u l d

e v e n m o r e a p p l i c a b l e to the stu-

h a p p e n e d in any small l o w n , e v e n a c a m p u s like H o p e . " s a i d J e n

d e n t s , a d m i n i s t r a t o r s , faculty, and e v e n c o m m u n i t y m e m b e r s w h o lis-

B l a c k w e l l ( ' 0 1 ) . "I h o p e that soci-

tened. "I too w a s struck by the similar-

ety t a k e s this a s a cue to realize that

dents. H i g h l i g h t s of the w e e k e n d in-

h e r presentation is "an o v e r v i e w on

clude the annual N y k e r k C u p C o m -

ing now. It also g i v e s p a r e n t s an

petition and the theatre p r o d u c t i o n of " F i d d l e r on the R o o f . " N y k e r k .

o p p o r t u n i t y to ask q u e s t i o n s . " F o l l o w i n g M a u r a R e y n o l d s ' pre-

up with it," said P a n H e l l e n i c Presi-

a 6 4 - y e a r H o p e C o l l g e tradition, is

sentation, Dr. R i c h a r d Frost, D e a n

this n e w policy is a g o o d w a y t o

on Saturday, Nov. 7 . at 8 p . m . at the

of S t u d e n t s and Vice Presidenl for

Holland Civic Center. N o ticket is

Student Life, will g i v e a s e m i n a r on

i m p l e m e n t c h a n g e and s h o w s w e a r e t a k i n g r e s p o n s i b i l i t y of h o w

the kinds of issues s t u d e n t s are fac-

who

i n s t i g a t e d by S a n i c k i a n d w a s o r g a n i z e d by

sues O r g a n i z a t i o n , and G L O B E .

c o m p l e m e n t the m o m e n t s of silence and o p e n p r a y e r that w e r e held. " T h i s s h o u l d n ' t e n d here. P e o p l e s h o u l d gel i n v o l v e d , " Sanicki said.

NME from I denl Sara Van H o o s e ( ' 9 9 ) . "I think

g r o u p s m u s t a g r e e a need exists. A n u m b e r of factors d e a l i n g wilh the s p e c i f i c s o t N e w M e m b e r E d u cation w e r e addressed by the ear-

a l o n g l i m e s o that it can b e c o m e stable." Van H o o s e ,

Hudson,

and

M a c D o n i e l s felt that the policy w a s

lier policy. C h a n g e s m a d e i n c l u d e

w e l c o m e d b y generally all G r e e k presidents, as well as the C a m p u s

student development issues. The

New Member Education lakes

a p r o g r a m called " G r e e k L i f e 101"

"Fiddler on the R o o f will be per-

three presentations by Dr. J a c o b s o n ,

w h i c h will e d u c a t e n e w m e m b e r s

f o r m e d on Friday, Nov. 6, at 9 p.m.

M a u r a R e y n o l d s , and Dr. Frost will

place." T h e policy, w h i c h r e q u i r e s that

on v a r i o u s a s p e c t s of G r e e k L i f e .

Life Board. " C a m p u s L i f e w a s very receptive

and Saturday, Nov. 7, at 8 p.m. Both p e r f o r m a n c e s will be held in t h e

all be held in the DeWitt T h e a t r e .

the n e w l y - a d o p t e d N M E policy must stay in place for four y e a r s ,

T h e policy also a l l o w s e a c h orga-

and s a w that w e are very passion-

nization to c h o o s e a day of the w e e k in which n e w m e m b e r s will be "un-

ate about this," M a c D o n i e l s said. "I

r e q u i r e d for a d m i s s i o n .

DeWitt Center.

G l e n n L o w e of C o l l g e A d v a n c e m e n t S e r v i c e s is the c o o r d i n a t o r of

Other activities scheduled for 1998 P a r e n t ' s W e e k e n d include

this y e a r ' s P a r e n t s W e e k e n d . " T h i s year as c o m p a r e d to previ-

ciety. a variety of p e r f o r m a n c e s by

o u s years, w e are not p r o g r a m m i n g as m a n y o u t s i d e activities, b e s i d e s

s t u d e n t s a n d faculty f r o m the mu-

S A C ' s s h o w i n g of Dead Pods

So-

will be s u b j e c t to review if the need arises. A c o m m i t t e e c o n s i s t i n g of representatives from C a m p u s Life and the P a n H e l l e n i c and Inlerfra-

touchable." T h e policy w a s d r a f t e d b y Kate M a c D o n i e l s ( ' 9 9 ) , w h o also w r o t e

think that this s h o w s they are gaining r e s p e c t for G r e e k o r g a n i z a tions." C a m p u s Life Board member David O ' B r i e n e c h o e d these senti-

ternity c o u n c i l s will e v a l u a t e the

the earlier policy a c c e p t e d in S e p -

w h a t is already g o i n g on at the col-

policy. E a c h g r o u p will be required

sic d e p a r t m e n t , a w o r s h i p service

l e g e , " L o w e said. " P a r e n t s w a n t to

to c o m p l e t e an evaluation form

ments. " T h e y w e r e very h e l p f u l at offer-

S u n d a y m o r n i n g in the chapel, and

c o m e spend t i m e with their son or

s e m i n a r s g e a r e d toward p a r e n t s .

daughter, not sit in a c l a s s r o o m all

w h i c h outlines strenghts and w e a k nesses of the p r o g r a m and a l l o w s

tember. " S i n c e w e w e r e in a g r e e m e n t with the first policy I thought it w a s a g o o d time lo g o b e f o r e C a m p u s

ideas very clear," he said. "I feel it's

President J a c o b s o n will be giving his presidential u p d a t e on Sat-

day. We are just e n c o u r a g i n g pare n t s lo c o m e to s p e n d l i m e with

for s u g g e s t i o n s lo i m p r o v e the pro-

Life again," M a c D o n i e l s said.

their son or d a u g h t e r . "

"People want consistency and a program that can remain in place for

a g o o d idea for s t u d e n t s w h o share a c o m m o n c o n c e r n to lake an ac-

u r d a y at 10 a . m . A t 1 0 : 3 0 a . m .

g r a m . In o r d e r for any c h a n g e to take p l a c e , t w o o u t of the t h r e e

ing s u g g e s t i o n s and made iheir

tive role in the policy p l a n n i n g . "


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N o v e m b e r -4, I 9 9 8

In Focus

Time Bomb? Hope, along with the rest of the world, prepares for the year 2000.

H o p e solves and spends on c o m p u t e r "bug" 2 0 0 0 b u g . In s h o r t , Y 2 K .

CHRIS W I N K L E R

w i t h m e m b e r s o f the C l a s s o f 2 0 0 0 .

" W e ' r e w o r k i n g o n t h e m o s t criti-

Y 2 K is w h a t w i l l h a p p e n t o c o m -

T h a t p r o b l e m w a s f i x e d , a n d it

cal a r e a s first," said C I T p r o j e c t

b u g , H o p e ' s s m a l l s i z e a l l o w s the

puters w h e n their c a l e n d a r s turn

o p e n e d the e y e s o f t h e c o l l e g e t o

coordinator Kris Witkowski. " A n d

s c h o o l to w o r k i n t e r n a l l y . T h e

b e g i n w o r k i n g t o c o r r e c t the b u g .

t h e p r o j e c t is c o m i n g a l o n g f i n e . "

project

staff r e p o r t e r

Y 2 K s p e c i f i c b u d g e t s t o c o m b a t the

T h e r e is a p h r a s e k n o w n a r o u n d

o v e r i n t o the y e a r 2 0 0 0 . A n u m b e r

ihe w o r l d t h a i s t r i k e s f e a r i n t o t h e

of possibilities could occur, f r o m

" A b o u t a y e a r and a half a g o w e

H e i d e m a n s a i d that C I T h a s b e e n

hearts of c o m p u t e r p r o g r a m m e r s

c o m p l e t e s h u t d o w n of the c o m p u t e r

t o o k a t h o r o u g h i n v e n t o r y of o u r

replacing s o m e systems with up-to-

and c o m p a n y executives alike.

to a b s o l u t e l y n o t h i n g at all. At

systems," H e i d e m a n said. " M a n y

date models. Others have under-

" W e ' r e taking s o m e risks with

The phrase? T h e Year 2000.

H o p e , w h e n J a n . I. 2 0 0 0 a r r i v e s ,

had

gone repairs and ways around Y 2 K .

this, but w e feel c o m f o r t a b l e with

At H o p e C o l l e g e , t h e p r o b l e m

e v e r y s y s t e m will b e u p a n d r u n -

okay."

C I T w i l l a l s o b e c o n v e r t i n g all d a t a

that. W e a r e r e a l i s t i c , a n d a r e h o p -

t o a n e w s y s t e m that is Y 2 K c o m -

i n g that o u r m i s t a k e s will b e m i n i -

pliant.

mal," H e i d e m a n said.

that h a s c a u s e d s o m u c h d i s t u r b a n c e

ning.

p r o b l e m s , but s o m e

were

E a r l y this s u m m e r , a m a j o r h a l f -

in m a j o r c o m p a n i e s is u n d e r w r a p s .

A c c o r d i n g t o C a r l H e i d e m a n , di-

million dollar project began to over-

Computing and Information Tech-

r e c t o r o f C I T . t h e p r o b l e m w a s first

haul H o p e ' s c o m p u t e r s y s t e m . P a r t

nology (CIT) has implemented a

r e c o g n i z e d o n t h e H o p e c a m p u s in

o f that i n c l u d e s e f f o r t s t o h e a d o f f

plan to solve the s i g n i f i c a n t c o m -

t h e e a r l y 9 0 ^ . T h i s w a s w h e n the

the Y 2 K p r o b l e m b e f o r e d i f f i c u l t i e s

puter glitch, known as the Year

Admissions Office began dealing

arise.

While m a n y large c o m p a n i e s are hiring special t e a m s and f o r m i n g

being

headed

by

e n t i r e C I T s t a f f is w o r k i n g o n it.

"Eventually," Heideman said, "all solutions will be p e r m a n e n t . "

is

H e i d e m a n a n d W i t k o w s k i , a n d the

T h e final p o r t i o n o f t h e p r o j e c t w i l l b e t h e a l u m n i s y s t e m , w h i c h is t h e last o f f i c e that will b e w o r k i n g w i t h the C l a s s o f 2 0 0 0 .

W h a t the Year 2000 crisis could mean to you Not

D y k s t r a , w h o p l a n s to m a j o r . i n

is b a s e d o n s m a l l , a n e c d o t a l i n f o r -

t h e l e a s t bit t h a n k f u l f o r w h a t is

c o m p u t e r science, has w o r k e d for

m a t i o n . It is r e a l l y h a r d t o s e e w h a t

M a n y websites, including those

c a l l e d the Y e a r 2 0 0 0 p r o b l e m .

G a t e w a y the past t w o s u m m e r s .

is t r u l y g o i n g t o h a p p e n , a n d t h a t is

of c o m p u t e r c o m p a n i e s , offer de-

T h i s past year, he w a s an e n g i n e e r

w h a t m a k e s this u n i q u e . "

s c r i p t i o n s of Y 2 K p r o b l e m s with

m o n e y i n v e s t e d is n o w g o n e .

CHRIS W I N K L E R

staff r e p o r t e r

T h i s g l i t c h , g i v e n the a b b r e v i a -

A s t u d e n t s l o w l y c l i c k s h i s left m o u s e b u t t o n , s e t t i n g the c l o c k o n

tion Y 2 K , a f f e c t s s o m e c o m p u t e r s

w o r k i n g on G a t e w a y ' s m o b i l e sys-

the c o m p u t e r screen to near mid-

when the system clock turns over

tems.

night. Dec. 31,

to the year 2 0 0 0 . But for those w h o

w a i t s . A s the d a t e c h a n g e s o n the monitor,

the

student's face, f o l l o w e d by a short p r a y e r a n d a l e a p i n t o t h e air.

a

1999, and then

smile

crosses

That was scenario number one. H e r e is s c e n a r i o t w o .

tests t o d o w n l o a d a n d e n a c t o n per-

" T h e o n l y w a y t h i s will a f f e c t u s

F o r i n s t a n c e , if t h e r e is a t h r e a t that

sonal c o m p u t e r s to see what they

k n o w the basics of the p r o b l e m ,

a s s t u d e n t s , is w i t h p r o g r a m s like

b a n k s will c r a s h , t h e n p e o p l e w i l l

will d o w i t h Y 2 K .

s c e n a r i o o n e is m o r e likely t o o c -

E x c e l s p r e a d s h e e t s a n d o t h e r s that

panic and d r a w their m o n e y out of

cur for personal c o m p u t e r o w n e r s ,

are v e r y d e p e n d e n t o n n u m b e r s , "

banks, and a

including students.

D y k s t r a said.

ensue.

crisis could

O n e of t h e m , the M i c r o s o f t Corporation,

is

located

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For students with hardware and

mation

about

s y s t e m s is o p t i m i s t i c , the w o r l d -

s o f t w a r e that m a y not b e Y 2 K c o m -

through

the

C o l l e g e , the m a j o r i t y o f s t u d e n t s

w i d e e f f e c t is y e t t o b e k n o w n , a n d

p l i a n t , t h e r e a r e w a y s t o find o u t

w e b s i t e , at w w w . p o p s c i . c o m / .

h a v e an a d v a n t a g e o v e r the Y 2 K

t h e r e are d i f f e r i n g v i e w s o n t h e issue.

bug. Because most student-owned c o m p u t e r s d o not r e l y h e a v i l y o n

" I ' v e spent m o r e and m o r e t i m e

the c o m p u t e r s c r e e n t o n e a r m i d -

dates, the amount of d a m a g e Y 2 K

l o o k i n g at a n d r e a d i n g a b o u t Y 2 K . "

night. Dec. 31,

c a n d o is l i m i t e d .

said Carl H e i d e m a n , director the

waits. T h e monitor goes blank just

"This w o n ' t affect end users

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a s t h e c l o c k h i t s J a n . 1, 2 0 0 0 , a n d

n e a r l y a s m u c h a s it will b a n k s , air-

formation Technology (CIT). " A n d

the student g r o a n s , sighs, then

ports, and internet service provid-

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N o v e m b e r 4, I 998

your voice.

our voice.

Senior shares concerns

A n issue of h u m a n i n t e r e s t A b o u t 6 0 p e o p l e a t t e n d e d last T h u r s d a y ' s p r a y e r vigil

T o I he Editor:

over Chaplain

study

ministry." I w o n d e r , d o e s ihe c h a p -

port m a d e by a n u m b e r of students

lain staff explain this b e h a v i o r lo be

that they w e r e discouraged recently f r o m p a r t i c i p a t i n g in c o m m u n i o n by a s t a t e m e n t that a s k e d sludenls

for M a t t h e w S h e p a r d in the Pine G r o v e . Out of well o v e r

and ihe c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y s o m e

w r o n g or unchrist like? I read in the s t u d y lhal they d i s c o u r a g e it w h e n

3 0 0 0 m e m b e r s of t h e H o p e c o m m u n i t y , o n l y 6 0 c o u l d

relleelions 1 h a v e had a f t e r r e a d i n g

they e n c o u n t e r it. but is there a ser-

to refrain f r o m c o m i n g forward if

find t i m e in their b u s y s c h e d u l e s to attend the vigil for a

ihe chapel r e v i e w last w e e k . I feel

mon in chapel that e x p l a i n s this is

they did not subscribe lo a certain

h o m o s e x u a l m a n . b r u t a l l y m u r d e r e d by n a r r o w - m i n d e d

that it is important for e v e r y o n e to go and e x a m i n e it for t h e m s e l v e s

w r o n g ? If not then there n e e d s l o

s t a t e m e n l of ' f a i t h ' this is not the

be, b e c a u s e if there is nol than in-

Reformed Church's practice." This

and w o u l d like lo e m p h a s i z e that this is my o p i n i o n and my o p i n i o n

stitutional legilimacy is being given lo this unChrislian b e h a v i o r .

is indeed correct it is nol ihe R C A ' s practice. T h e b o o k of C h u r c h Or-

alone. I f o u n d several tilings c o n c e r n ing a b o u t ihe review that I'd like to

3. " W e can nol be held a c c o u n t a b l e for e v e r y sludenl lhal d o e s nol e x e r c i s e a p r o p e r level of m a t u r i t y

d e r of the R C A clearly stales that "all baptized Christians present who

s h a r e with ihe c o m m u n i t y in h o p e s

in such d i s c u s s i o n s . " H a v i n g b e e n

that others will e x a m i n e it not in

raised b y a pastor. I w a s laughl lhal

h o p e s of c a u s i n g d a m a g e to any pari

one of a p a s t o r ' s r e s p o n s i b i l i l i e s is to p r o v i d e an education on w h a t is

evident that a n y o n e w h o has been

right and w r o n g . T h e r e f o r e , t h i s

vited to c o m m u n i o n . Il is not our

Ihe m a i l e r and a p o l o g i z e p r o f u s e l y

statement is a c o p out and again an

table that w e call p e o p l e to but

in a d v a n c e if my wriling this letter

attempt at institutional l e g i t i m a c y

C h r i s t ' s table. We d o nol e x t e n d the i n v i t a t i o n in o u r o w n n a m e . T h e

individuals. T h e s a m e sort of a p a t h y c o u l d be seen at the T a k e B a c k the M a r c h rally, h e l d e a r l i e r this year. T h e a p a t h y that e x i s t s o n t h i s c a m p u s m a y b e n o d i f f e r e n t than that e x i s t i n g a n y w h e r e e l s e in the w o r l d . Violence against w o m e n and h o m o s e x u a l s are o f t e n seen as l o w on t h e t o t e m p o l e of l i f e p r i o r i t i e s , a n d that d e f i n i t e l y r i n g s true on the H o p e c a m p u s . T h e r e l i g i o u s i m p l i c a t i o n s that are involved with h o m o s e x u a l i t y are still d i s c u s s e d , a n d m a y n e v e r f u l l y be r e s o l v e d . But the a m o u n t of hostility and n e g a t i v e

I a m wriling lo s h a r e with you

of ihe c o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y . M y aim is not to c a u s e a n y o n e pain about

are a d m i t t e d to the L o r d ' s S u p p e r a r e to be i n v i t e d t o p a r t i c i p a t e . " (I.I.2.7.C). I b e l i e v e this to be self b a p t i z e d and c o n f i r m e d is to be in-

hurls s o m e o n e s o m e w h e r e on this

of an unchristian behavior. A p a s -

c a m p u s . In ihe c h a p e l self s t u d y

tor can and should be held a c c o u n t -

is u n a c c e p t a b l e . I n d i v i d u a l s at H o p e a r e o u t r a g e d . T h e vigil itself

t h e r e are several q u o t e s distressing

a b l e for h o w his/her " f l o c k " b e h a v e

d o c t r i n e of g r a c e - that G o d has taken all of the initiative m a k e s il

lo m e and I will list i h e m and w h y I

in contact with p e o p l e of d i f f e r e n t

k n o w n that n o o n e m a y c l a i m to be

s u p p o r t s this, but t h e a m o u n t of a p a t h y p r e s e n t on this

am distressed b e l o w .

faiths and theological v i e w s .

present at the table b e c a u s e of their

i m a g e s that a r e a s s o c i a t e d w i t h h o m o s e x u a l s in this a r e a

1. " W e r e s t u d e n t s w h o w a n t e d

4. T h e r e is a q u o t e r e s p o n d i n g to

o w n w o r t h i n e s s , n o r m a y we e v e r

s o m e t h i n g else willing to c o m e to

ihe s t a t e m e n t thai the c h a p l a i n staff

restrict the participation of others.

us with a proposal lo add this or that

is u n w i l l i n g lo d i a l o g u e that is " t h e

Il is o u r L o r d ' s table and o u r L o r d ' s

h o m o s e x u a l s s t a n d . B y not a t t e n d i n g , t h e s e p e o p l e

lo the current p r o g r a m m i n g . . . " I

p e o p l e r e s p o n d to the invitation w e

s u p p o r t the h a r s h t r e a t m e n t that those like Matt S h e p a r d

find this distressing b e c a u s e I bel i e v e it is ihe r e s p o n s i b i l i t y o f a

d e a n in fact e n g a g e s in q u i t e a bit of such activity." I am w o n d e r i n g

c a m p u s i n d i c a t e s h o w i n d i v i d u a l s feel. By not a t t e n d i n g the rally, a large p r o p o r t i o n s h o w e d j u s t w h e r e

receive. W h i l e s c h e d u l e s m a y b e c r a m p e d , t h e r e is n o e x c u s e

what definition of dialogue they use

are called lo w e l c o m e all w h o c o m e . 6. M y final c o n c e r n c o m e s f r o m

g o o d pastor lo find a m i d d l e of the

for this. A s far as I h a v e h e a r d f r o m

the external review. All the c o n c e r n s of the p r o g r a m are listed as m e r e

road slyle lhal m a k e s all people feel

people on c a m p u s all the " d i a l o g u e "

for 2 9 0 0 p e o p l e not a t t e n d i n g t h e vigil. H o m o s e x u a l i t y

w e l c o m e and c o m f o r t a b l e not the

has been one on one " a b u s e " behind

perceptions. I ' d like t o r em i nd the

has b e c o m e o n e of t h o s e t o p i c s p e o p l e s u p p o r t w h e n

responsibility of a sludenl to go and

close d o o r s . T h i s is very u n b e c o m -

c o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y that if an inter-

a s k e d , yet t a k e n o action w h e n those b a c k s are t u r n e d .

say " p l e a s e add A, B and C lo the

ing of a pastor, a p a s t o r has the responsibility to be civil and C h r i s -

national student is attacked for their faith, they are nol m e r e l y "perceivation says, but they are r e s p o n d i n g t o it.

K i d d i n g a b o u t h o m o s e x u a l s c a n b e h e a r d daily w i t h

programming." 2. " W e d o not e n c o u r a g e or cond o n e the s o m e t i m e s o v e r z e a l o u s

tian in all interactions. 5. In a letter written t o the B o a r d

s e e this as w r o n g , a n d m a n y s e e t h i s j o k i n g as light

proselytizing of non-Christians...we

of T r u s t e e s the issue o f c o m m u n -

c o m p a r e d to w h a t they w o u l d like to do to t h e m .

feel lhal d i v i s i o n s in o u r c o m m u -

ion c o m e s up, a n d this is p e r h a p s

H o m o p h o b i a is a l i v e and well in the area, a n d the vigil

nity are as m u c h a mailer of per-

my greatest c o n c e r n . "Just one ex-

sonal c h o i c e s as the result of our

a m p l e of this alienation is the re-

Student

on treatment

the "•usual" w o m a n , r a c e , and b l o n d e j o k e s . M a n y d o n ' t

a t t e n d a n c e is p r o o f of this. The terms "fag," "flamer," and "queer" may forever hold a n e g a t i v e c o n n o t a t i o n . Yet t h e s e t e r m s can b e h e a r d

comments

P r e d i s p o s i t i o n s of h o m o s e x u a l s are already p r o g r a m m e d and will t a k e m a j o r e d u c a t i o n to e l i m i n a t e , a p r o c e s s that is m u c h h a r d e r t h a n it s h o u l d be. V i o l e n c e a g a i n s t any h u m a n is an i s s u e that s h o u l d n e v e r b e t o l e r a t e d , n o m a t t e r the i n d i v i d u a l .

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t h e m . T h e m o r e we d o to create a unified c o m m u n i t y , created out o f

If ever there w a s a l i m e to s p e a k

d i s c r i m i n a t i o n , ihe intolerance a n d

respect for one another's differ-

o u t a g a i n s t the v i o l e n c e a n d hate

hale by refusing to speak out against

ences, the c l o s e r w e ' l l c o m e t o pre-

that d i v i d e s o u r society, it is now.

Ihem. W e ' v e allowed anti-gay sland e r and s e n t i m e n t s to exist on this

v e n t i n g the recurrence o f these hale

stirred y o u r heart and soul, I pray

w a t c h e d in silence as o u r next d o o r

crimes. T h e r e are f a r too m a n y beautiful, gifled and u n i q u e individuals in our

thai the outcry of brokeness and sor-

n e i g h b o r s r e c e i v e d hate m a i l a n d

lives that c o u l d h a v e b e e n f o u n d

row s u r r o u n d i n g the brutal m u r d e r

hanging on that fence, cold, broken,

of M a t t h e w S h e p a r d will f i n a l l y

notes s c r e a m i n g , " G o h o m e or die. F a g . " E v e n f o l l o w i n g the fall of

reach you. I pray lhal the loss of ihis

1997 w h e n one of o u r o w n o p e n l y

and alone. Out of love for the f a c e s I s e e in m y m i n d e v e r y l i m e the

u n i q u e individual and the c o u n t l e s s

gay students received n u m e r o u s

w o r d " f a g " is uttered, o u t of love

victims of hate c r i m e s will b e c o m e

d e a t h t h r e a t s a n d w a s b e a i e n , si-

for those individuals blessed wilh

a reality for y o u . I h o p e y o u will

lence s h r o u d e d the H o p e C o l l e g e

the d i f f i c u l t g i f t of h o m o s e x u a l i t y ,

feel the horrible silence their deaths

campus. We are the p r o b l e m , H o p e C o l -

struggle e a c h day against c e a s e l e s s

l e g e . We a r e s i l e n t . H a l e c r i m e s

d i s c r i m i n a t i o n , I v o w to break the

C o l l e g e w r o t e , of a heart that has

aren't simply a problem " o u t there",

silence. I h o p e you will j o i n m e .

ceased lo beat, of an individual w h o

nor a p r o b l e m that we h a v e no con-

no longer d w e l l s a m o n g us. I h o p e

trol over. We can s l o p this n e g a t i v e

you feel iheir loss, H o p e C o l l e g e

environment from growing and

students, faculty, staff, and Holland

these horrible acts o f v i o l e n c e f r o m

rcsidenls, b e c a u s e w e killed them.

taking place if we s p e a k o u t against

If n o n e of the alrocities c o m m i t t e d within o u r w o r l d w i d e f a m i l y h a v e

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T h r o u g h d e i e r m i n a l i o n and hard work, ihc H o p e T h c a l r c F o r u m has given life l o p l a y s , m u s i c a l s , and

she thinks the g r o u p is s u c c e s s f u l . " T h e g r o u p really p r o m o t e s stu-

realm of theatre." "The Forum's upcoming events

dent leadership. If you w a n t t o direct a p r o d u c t i o n , just c o m e to a

include a C h r i s t m a s p r o d u c t i o n for S i b l i n g ' s W e e k e n d entitled, "Really

m e e t i n g and t h r o w y o u r ideas out.

R o s y " and " M e r i s o l " in the spring. T h e g r o u p is a l s o w o r k i n g w i t h

A n y o n e can be i n v o l v e d . " F l e m i n g said the the faculty has

i m p r o v i / a l i o n a l g r o u p s while al ihe same lime p r o v i d i n g m a n y s t u d e n t s

been very s u p p o r t i v e of all of the

S A C and is p l a n n i n g on getting involved in the annual C a s i n o Night.

F o r u m ' s activities. " T h e g r o u p really got rolling

An i m p r o v i z a t i o n a l c o m e d y g r o u p

" O u r main f o c u s is t o p r o m o t e

about t w o years a g o , " Fleming said.

All of the T h e a t r e F o r u m ' s meet-

s t u d e n t p r o d u c t i o n s . A s l o n g as s o m e o n e has a d e e p d e d i c a t i o n for

'"It w a s kind of Hat for a w h i l e with

ing m i n u t e s are posted on a bulle-

more e m p h a s i s o n the main stage

his project, we m a k e sure that we

p r o d u c t i o n at H o p e . I w a n t e d it lo

tin b o a r d by the ticket o f f i c e and e v e r y o n e is w e l c o m e to attend their

see a b o u t getting it g o i n g . " said co-

be s o m e t h i n g that students could gel

p r e s i d e n t D a v e F l e m i n g (*00).

i n v o l v e d in o t h e r than the m a j o r

T h e a t r e forum helps people make their d r e a m s a reality. T h i n g s g o

stage p r o d u c t i o n s . M e m b e r s of the f o r u m stress that

from just an idea in s o m e o n e ' s head

t h e g r o u p is not just f o r t h e a t r e

to a complete production." T h e g r o u p c o n s i s t s of about 20

members. "I hope that we will c o n t i n u e to

students and m e e t s in D e W i t t ' s Stu-

in t h e f u t u r e , " F l e m i n g s a i d . "1

dio T h e a t r e on T u e s d a y s at 11 a.m.

w o u l d w a n t s t u d e n t s to k n o w that t h i s is a n o p p t u n i t y f o r t h e m . It

h a v e n ' t really established a reputa-

d o e s n ' t involve as m u c h stress as

F o r u m is w i l l i n g to let m e j u m p

main stage productions." Hart, w h o has b e e n in s o m e of

right in and get i n v o l v e d . "

said Nate Hart ( ' 0 1 ) . " O c c a s i o n a l l y s o m e o n e p r e s e n t s an idea for a pro-

the T h e a t r e ' s productions, said,

duction to the g r o u p and we w o r k

" T h e r e are a u d i t i o n s for the s h o w s

on getting things o r g a n i z e d . " O n e of the u n i q u e a s p e c t s a b o u t

that w e d o , but they are m o r e laid

with a u n i q u e o p p o r t u n i t y t o gel involved in the w o r l d of theatre.

" S o m e t i m e s we read through s o m e of the p l a y s or talk a b o u t upc o m i n g e v e n t s al t h e m e e t i n g s , "

tions. It's about developing our

a faculty advisor. K a r a Burk ( ' 0 0 ) said that is w h y

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said Dr. Jack H o l m e s . H o p e Republican A d v i s o r and C h a i r o f the Ot-

n a t u r e o f the rally varied. "I t h o u g h t the rally w a s interest-

t a w a C o u n t y R e p u b l i c a n Party. "I

ing," said A d r i e n n e C a m e r o n ( ' 0 1 ) .

think w e l f a r e r e f o r m is an impor-

" E n g l e r d i d n ' t tackle a lot of the is-

tant issue a n d I ' m really proud of w h a t E n g l e r has b e e n able l o d o . "

sues, but I g u e s s that s h o u l d n ' t be

Maria Cipolone ('01) and Sarah Anders ('00) portray Tevye's oldest daughters in the Theater Department's production of "Fiddler on the Roof.

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of its potential to initiate e m o t i o n .

and k n o w l e d g e of the eastern world

lieves that in fiction, the e m o t i o n a l

with e x p e r i e n c e s of her b i r t h p l a c e ,

truth is more important than the fac-

t h e f o o t h i l l s of t h e A d i r o n d a c k

tual t r u t h , " s h e said. "In this w o r l d ,

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University. S h e also holds d e g r e e s

drawn to C h i n a , " s h e said. " T h e ca-

in East Asian S t u d i e s and C h i n e s e

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Lotz.

Vacation Tribulation reach lhal cerlain height where

li s g e l l i n g c l o s e t o T h a n k s giving lime, a n d those of us w h o

ihe s o u n d w a v e s of R . E . M .

are o u i - o f - s l a l e r s a r e b e g i n n i n g

w o n ' l c a u s e ihe plane to g o into

l o p l a n h o w l o m a k e ihe l o n g

an inslanl lailspin dive toward

j o u r n e y h o m e lo s p e n d l i m e

ihe earth). B u l i h e kid is nol s o e a s i l y

ealing lurkey and laughing at ihe Lions' aliempl to pass them-

i g n o r e d . T h e k i d is, w i l h o u l f a i l ,

selves off as a football t e a m .

a male child. He's always wearing a c o w b o y hat, or bools,

F o r m a n y o f us. l h a l j o u r n e y

or a c a p e , or s o m e t h i n g else

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C A M O ' S

B A C K : Jeremy

Latchaw

('00) displays his field uniform for the ROTC program

find quile frightening. I don'l

making-recognilion simple. He's

have a fear o f c r a s h i n g or of

devious because he's innocent.

m a k i n g a n e m e r g e n c y l a n d i n g in

You can't ignore him or he'll

freezing, shark-infested walers,

cry a n d y o u ' l l feel bad. You

bui rather an i n l e n s e d r e a d of ihe

c a n ' t y e l l at h i m t o s h u t u p o r

"seatmale", ihe person w h o you

he'll cry and y o u ' l l feel bad.

are a s s i g n e d b y a c o m p u t e r in

You c a n ' t beat h i m lo d e a t h w i t h

T o p e k a lo s p e n d ihe next h o u r

y o u r f l o t a t i o n a l s e a l c u s h i o n or

and a half of flight lime wilh.

y o u ' l l g o to jail and y o u ' l l feel

c a m p u s d r e s s e d in a c a m o u f l a g e

b a d . Y o u j u s t h a v e t o sit t h e r e

outfit, don't be a l a r m e d . You're prob-

" W h e n walking across the cam-

a b l y l o o k i n g at J e r e m y L a t c h a w

p u s in u n i f o r m I g e l a lot o f w e i r d

Il is a f e a r s h a r e d by e v e r y o n e

Officer corps at Hope College " T h e R e g i s t r a r is g o o d a b o u l MIKE MANLEY

staff r e p o r t e r If y o u s e e s o m e o n e w a l k i n g a c r o s s

who has ever flown coach, and

and answer questions and play

d o n ' l t r y a n d d e n y it. W h e n y o u

with h i m . S o u n d s like f u n ? Kind

( ' 0 0 ) in h i s R e s e r v e O f f i c e r T r a i n -

of relaxing; getting m touch

ing C o r p s ( R O T C ) o u t f i t .

slep on lhal p l a n e , y o u inslanlly begin s t r a i n i n g y o u r n e c k lo see if s o m e o n e is s i l l i n g in ihe a i s l e

with the child inside? Of course not. Y o u a r e a l w a y s the v i l l a i n . In

seal next lo y o u r w i n d o w seal.

class s c h e d u l i n g " L a t c h a w said. L a t c h a w is t h e o n l y H o p e C o l -

R O T C p r o g r a m in K a l a m a z o o n e x t s e m e s t e r l o p l a c e h i m in c l a s s e s wilh a larger group of cadets, allow-

l e g e s t u d e n t c u r r e n t l y i n v o l v e d in

ing h i m t o g a i n m o r e f r o m l e a d e r -

the R O T C program.

s h i p t r a i n i n g by i n t e r a c t i n g w i t h

looks," L a t c h a w said. R i c h a r d F r o s t , the H o p e C o l l e g e

greater n u m b e r s of people. L a t c h a w describes the leadership skills g a i n e d t h r o u g h R O T C as one of t h e m o s t b e n e f i c i a l a s p e c t s o f the

L a t c h a w , w h o is c u r r e n t l y a s t a f f

Dean of Students, has not b e e n ap-

s e r g e a n t , finds that R O T C o f f e r s h i m

p r o a c h e d wilh the idea of starting a

program. " B e i n g a n R e s i d e n t A s s i l a n t in

a c h a n c e to e x p e r i e n c e c o l l e g e and

R O T C p r o g r a m on H o p e ' s c a m p u s .

S c o t t H a l l is a n a t u r a l a n d e a s y e x -

military life s i m u l t a n e o u s l y . His

" O n e f a c t o r that m a y h i n d e r t h e

p e r i e n c e for m e . t h a n k s largely lo the l e a d e r s h i p a b i l i t i e s I h a v e

In y o u r r u s h l o b o a r d ihe p l a n e ,

e v e r y k i d ' ^ g a m e all t h o s e w h o

you usually beat y o u r s e a t m a l e

are not t h a t k i d m u s t , b y l a w o f

strong patriotic beliefs are another

d e v e l o p m e n t o n o n e [an R O T C p r o -

and f e a r f u l l y w a i l for i h e m lo

the c o s m o s , lose. It's impos-

r e a s o n f o r his i n v o l v e m e n t in R O T C .

g r a m ] w o u l d b e i h e e x p e n s e in-

aquired through R O T C , " Latchaw

arrive.

sible. M a y b e he w h i p s out s o m e

said.

"I don'l u n d e r s t a n d w h y people

v o l v e d in c r e a t i n g a p r o g r a m f o r

Star Wars figures. W h o does he

d o n ' t w a n t l o b e in t h e m i l i t a r y , "

w h a t is c u r r e n t l y a l i m i t e d n u m b e r

passenger 22-C m o r e than Salan

hand y o u ? Not Darth Vader, you

L a t c h a w said.

of interested p e o p l e , " Frosl said.

h i m s e l f , a n d finally y o u r s e a l

d o n ' t e v e n get the d e c e n c y to

m a l e e n t e r s . Y o u k n o w t h e m ihe

l o s e in a c o o l w a y . Y o u a r e

i n s l a n l y o u s e e i h e m , like a n l

assigned imperial officer

soldiers recognizing marauding

n u m b e r t h r e e . H e tells y o u that

anls f r o m anolher colony.They

you w e r e killed w h e n his figure

m o v e d o w n ihe aisle and w h e n

Y o u sil t h e r e , d r e a d i n g

A n o l h e r b e n e f i c i a l f a c t o r of R O T C t o L a t c h a w is t h e f i n a n c i a l

B e c a u s e H o p e C o l l e g e d o e s not

Once a semester, Latchaw joins

a s s i s t a n c e h e r e c e i v e s f r o m ihe m i l i -

have a specific ROTC program,

Western's R O T C battalion and par-

tary to pay for his c o l l e g e e d u c a -

Latchaw makes a 60-mile-round-trip

t i c i p a t e s in w e e k e n d c o m b a t t r a i n -

t i o n . T u i t i o n s c h o l a r s h i p s a n d a text-

c o m m u t e to Grand Rapids once a

ing at F o r t C u s t e r in B a t t l e C r e e k ,

b o o k a l l o w a n c e h e l p lo o f f s e t the

w e e k to t a k e classes thru W e s t e r n

Michigan. The training exercises

price of attending H o p e College.

(a L u k e S k y w a l k e r w i l h a n a r m

Michigan University's R O T C pro-

a r e c o n d u c t e d in f u l l c o m b a t a t t i r e

a r r i v i n g al r o w 2 2 , i n e v i i a b l y

m i s s i n g ) b l e w u p the d e a t h star.

and camouflage.

says lo you "I'm 22-C. L o o k s

Y o u tell h i m y o u w e r e n ' t o n t h e

gram. R O T C provides college students

like w e ' l l b e H y i n g t o g e t h e r . " O f

d e a t h star, y o u e s c a p e d . H e t e l l s

w i l h t h e o p p o r t u n i t y l o e n g a g e in

ing a

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course you'll be flying logelher

you w e r e ripped apart by

military training and classes along-

the R O T C e q u i v a l e n t o f b o o t c a m p ,

w h i c h can be spent d o i n g active

if y o u ' r e o n i h e s a m e p l a n e .

s h r a p n e l f r o m the b l a s t . Y o u tell

s i d e their r e g u l a r c o l l e g e c u r r i c u l u m .

w h e r e h e will b e g i v e n f u r t h e r t a c -

duly. National Guard, or A r m y Re-

L a l c h a w ' s classes are worth three

tical t r a i n i n g . " L a t c h a w h a s p e r f o r m e d his d u l y

serve.

h i m y o u had y o u r shield on. H e

The slalemenls just keep

tells y o u il w a s s h i e l d p i e r c i n g

coming. " Nice weather we're having.

s h r a p n e l . Y o u tell h i m t h a t y o u had a second shield that blocked

B o y . M i n n e a p o l i s is a b i g

c r e d i t h o u r s a n d are t r a n s f e r a b l e l o

well," said Lieutenant Colonel Robert J. B e e c h e r , the o f f i c e r in c h a r g e

e a s i e r f o r L a t c h a w , but h e d o e s n ' t

d e v e l o p m e n t of l e a d e r s h i p skills.

of Western's R O T C p r o g r a m . " E v e n

e v e n c o n s i d e r lhal option.

T h e R O T C classes, along wilh a full

t h o u g h he h a d to travel e x t r a miles to fulfill his r e q u i r e m e n t s . "

y o u r s i g n ? C a n I set m y c a r r y - o n

p i e r c i n g shrapnel. H e starts to

underneaih your seat? I ' m from

c r y . Y o u f e e l b a d . Y o u say y o u

c o u r s e l o a d at H o p e , m a k e f o r a d e -

Michigan."

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manding schedule.

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w i n , s o d o n ' l try. If y o u a r e a s s i g n e d the s e a l

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o p t i o n . T w e n t y m i n u t e s i n t o the

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prayer for technical m a l f u n c t i o n

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or a pilol d r u n k on Pepperminl

facilities. W h e n w a l k i n g to the bathr o o m , h e a d t o w a r d the e x i t

straight inlo a m o u n i a i n s i d e . T h e o n e l h a l g e l s l o m e ihe

h a t c h i n s t e a d , p u l l the l e v e r , a n d

m o s t is ihe kid. N o l i h e b a b y ,

let y o u r b o d y b e s u c k e d o u t b y

b u l ihe kid. T h e b a b y is g r e a l . I

the pressure difference. H o p e

l o v e t o sil n e x t l o i h e b a b y . M o m

that ihe p l a n e c r a s h e s a n d that

o n l y w o r r i e s a b o u l h e r vain

t h e kid d i e s , r i p p e d a p a r t b y

q u e s t t o s l i l l c ihe b a b y ' s c r i e s ,

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Football moves one step closer t o M I A A title tion return for a t o u c h d o w n by C a s e M c C a l l a ( ' 9 9 ) put the Flying

MIKE Z U I D E M A editor-in-chief

D u t c h m e n up 3 6 - 0 at h a l f t i m e . T h e s h o w d o w n has b e e n sel for

" W e d i d not let d o w n , " K r e p s

the M i c h i g a n I n l e r c o i i e g i a i e A i h -

said. "I w a s e x t r e m e l y p r o u d with

leiic A s s o c i a t i o n liile. Willi H o p e d e f e a l i n g O l i v e t 4 6 -

h o w w e c a m e out and g o t g o i n g right f r o m the b e g i n n i n g . " It w a s m o r e of the s a m e in the

13, and Albion d e f e a l i n g Adrian 20-

second half, as J.D. Graves ('01)

13, Saturday, e a c h t e a m will head into nexl S a t u r d a y ' s s h o w d o w n in

nailed a 44-yard field goal, the longest of his career, and N i c h o l s scored

Albion u n d e f e a t e d . T h e Flying D u t c h m e n stand 4 - 0 in the M I A A . w h i l e the B r i t o n s are

his third t o u c h d o w n of the day on a f o u r - y a r d run. H o p e led 4 6 - 0 head-

5-0. O v e r a l l , H o p e is 5 - 2 , a n d Albion

ing into the f o u r t h quarter.

is 7-1. " W e ' r e on t h e right s w i n g lead-

rushing,

ing us in t h e r e . T h a t ' s w h a t w e w a n t e d lo d o and w e ' r e in t h e r e , "

injury. "It w a s a g o o d team effort, the

said h e a d c o a c h D e a n K r e p s . "I

d e f e n s e did f i n e , " K r e p s said. " W e j u m p e d right on top of thofto and

N i c h o l s f i n i s h e d with 5 5 y a r d s f i l l i n g in

for Marty

G r a v e l y n ( ' 9 9 ) w h o w a s n u r s i n g an

d o n ' t think w e ' l l h a v e any p r o b l e m s with f o c u s this w e e k . " T h e Flying D u t c h m e n c a m e out

they had their h e a d s h a n g i n g a little

focused against Olivet, as they c o m -

g o o d to t h e m , and e v e r y t h i n g l o o k s

pletely s t y m i e d any c h a n c e for a

g o o d to us." T h e d e f e n s e w a s able to s t o p ev-

bit. In that situation n o t h i n g looks

C o m e t victory. Justin W o r m m e e s t e r ( ' 9 9 ) set u p

ery C o m e t attack on the day. H o p e ' s

t w o short E r i c N i c h o l s ( ' 0 0 ) t o u c h -

d e f e n s e limited the C o m e t attack to

d o w n r u n s with an 11-yard p a s s t o

just 135 y a r d s in total o f f e n s e .

photo by April Greer

Anchor

W H O W A N T S S O M E : Eric Nichols ('00) gets pushed back by on an Olivet defender but the Comets could not hold the Dutch offense the whole game as the Dutchmen ran away with a 46-13 win. Hope next plays Albion, Saturday, in a showdown of league unbeatens.

Brian A d l o f f ( ' 0 1 ) and a 3 0 - y a r d

H o p e held the l e a d i n g r u s h e r in

passes for 2 2 5 yards, two touch-

of the s i n g l e season school record

a s h a r e of the M I A A title. "It s h o u l d be f u n , " K r e p s said.

~ pass to Jim S h i e l d s ( ' 9 9 ) d e e p in

the M I A A to j u s t 7 3 y a r d s on 27

d o w n s and no t u r n o v e r s . In the past

with five c a t c h e s , b r i n g i n g his sea-

" T h e big c h a n g e this year is thai our

Olivet territory. W o r m m e e s t e r c o n t i n u e d the on-

carries and intercepted three passes.

t w o w e e k s , the senior q u a r t e r b a c k

Matt Bride ( ' 0 1 ) led the w a y with

has passed for over 5 0 0 y a r d s and

son total to 43. All this sets up next w e e k ' s clash

kids e x p e c t lo win. W e e x p e c t l o win w h e n e v e r we g o o u t on the

slaught by c o m p l e t i n g t o u c h d o w n

eight t a c k l e s and an m t e r c e p t i o n . H o p e ' s o f f e n s e w a s e q u a l l y up lo

six t o u c h d o w n s . T i m A l l e s ( ' 9 9 ) led all r e c e i v e r s w i t h s e v e n c a l c h e s for 6 7 y a r d s .

with A l b i o n . T h e g a m e f e a t u r e s a

field. T h e y k n o w that if they g o out

f a m i l i a r feeling, as H o p e d o w n e d

a n d p l a y w e l l , t h e y ' r e g o i n g lo

A l b i o n 2 8 - 2 5 a y e a r a g o , to c l i n c h

win."

passes of 2 2 a n d 21 y a r d s to Matt H a n d z o ( ' 0 0 ) . A 3 3 - y a r d intercep-

the task. W o r m m e e s t e r c o n t i n u e d

his hot s t r e a k , c o m p l e t i n g 18-28

A d l o f f c a m e within t w o r e c e p t i o n s

Hope cross country claims pair of league seconds A N D R E W KLECZEK

staff r e p o r t e r

N o r t h u i s t h i n k s the m e n ' s t e a m

try team a d v a n c e d to Boston for the

s o m e injuries, p e o p l e are s t e p p i n g

"If w e run a s well a s we did at

c o u l d f i n i s h in t h e t o p f i v e at

Nationals. T h i s year the team h o p e s to find

u p and w o r k i n g hard l o k e e p the

c o n f e r e n c e at r e g i o n a l s . w e ' l l m a k e

team s t r o n g . " said B e c k y T i m m e r

it to n a t i o n a l s . " said E l l e n S c h u l t z ('99). T h e t e a m is h o p i n g that Ernst can

r e g i o n a l s , b u t h e w a r n s that the

The m e n ' s and w o m e n ' s cross

team will h a v e t o control their e m o -

t h e m s e l v e s in C a r l y l e , P e n n s y l v a -

country teams again experienced s u c c e s s at the M i c h i g a n Intercolle-

tions if they are t o p e r f o r m well. Dylan W a d e ( ' 0 2 ) is a little m o r e

nia. site of this y e a r ' s Division III

(*99). T h r e e r u n n e r s in particular have

Cross Country Nationals.

stepped up w h e n n e e d e d , they are:

r e t u r n in t w o w e e k s for h e l p in

giate Athletic A s s o c i a t i o n finals. W h i l e each team finished s e c o n d ,

o p t i m i s t i c . "I think we h a v e a really g o o d c h a n c e of m a k i n g nation-

in the M I A A , but had t o o v e r c o m e

Jannah Thompson ('99). Carrie Langstraal <'99). and Nicole

regionals. Past s u c c e s s would p r o v e thai the F l y i n g D u t c h h a v e a shot.

a lot of adversity. T h e y lost t w o of

Reynolds ('01). This trio has

Last year Schultz and T i m m e r

s h u f f l e d in and out of the starting

w e r e b o l h All A m e r i c a n s . T h i s y e a r they h a v e already b e e n n a m e d first

the t e a m w a s u n a b l e to unseat pe-

als." Dylan and Joe Veldman ( ' 0 1 )

T h i s y e a r ' s t e a m finished s e c o n d

H o p e c o u l d n ' t c l a i m the c o n f e r e n c e

w e r e n a m e d first t e a m A l l - M I A A .

their lop seven r u n n e r s this s e a s o n . First J e n n y Ernst ( ' 0 0 ) , s u f f e r e d

c h a m p i o n s h i p , they c o n t i n u e to

G a r e t t C h i l d s ( ' 0 0 ) and Paul B e r k e

a leg injury that has kept her side-

lineup as n e e d e d this s e a s o n . T h e team is currently ranked sec-

lined m u c h of the season.

ond in the region and 12th in the

( ' 0 1 ) and C i n d y B a n n i n k ( ' 9 9 ) h a v e

D e s p i t e all of these p r o b l e m s the

N a t i o n . N o r t h u i s thinks the t e a m

both b e e n n a m e d s e c o n d t e a m All-

t e a m has still b e e n able to s u c c e e d .

has a very g o o d c h a n c e of q u a l i f y -

rennial p o w e r h o u s e C a l v i n . W h i l e

make marked improvements. ' H o p e f u l l y w e ' l l c o n t i n u e to surprise s o m e t e a m s b e f o r e the season is finished" said head c o a c h M a r k Northuis.

( ' 0 1 ) w e r e n a m e d s e c o n d t e a m AllMIAA. " T h i s team will be a t e a m of the f u t u r e " N o r t h u i s said. Last y e a r ' s w o m e n ' s c r o s s c o u n -

Hope College Club Hockey

A new season in a new arena/

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Andrea Egeler

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