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S e r v i n g t h e H o p e C o l l e g e C o m m u n i t y f o r 113 y e a r s

Centering the vote

Delphis, Fraters suspended

^Hope reviews options after Center vote fails JULIE GREEN campusbeat co-editor

CARRIE A R N O L D campusbeat co-editor

T h e m e n ' s basketball team will

T h e D e l i a Phi sororily and the

h a v e to continue its c o m p e t i t i o n s al

Fraiernal Sociely h a v e b e e n l e m p o -

the C i v i c Center. T h e c o m m u n i t y will h a v e lo d o without a new ice

rarily s u s p e n d e d as sludenl o r g a n i zalions, as a result of a H a l l o w e e n

a r e n a for al least few m o r e years.

parly lhal w a s broken up by Allegan

A w e e k ago, the proposal for a

C o u n l y Police. Al ihe parly, i w o l e m a l e sludenls

n e w $ 2 8 million A r e a C e n t e r w a s turned d o w n by Holland voters.

were injured in an alleged hil-and-

" T h e c o l l e g e has really stressed

run a c c i d e n t i n v o l v i n g a v e h i c l e

o u r c o m m i t m e n t lo their goal of

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hauling a U-Haul trailer. T h e police

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m a k i n g Holland ihe best place il can be," said Tom R e n n e r . director of

discovered the parly w h e n a student Iroin the parly called for help. T h e s u s p e n s i o n , which w a s pre-

Public R e l a t i o n s .

S t u d e n t s R i c h a r d F r o s t , w a s ap-

zations w e r e personally notified of the d e c i s i o n b e f o r e w e m a d e the a n n o u n c e m e n t . " said T o m R e n n e r , Director of Public Relations.

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noon. H o p e c o l l e g e released an official

p\-\oXo c o u r t e s y Public R e l a t i o n s

a n d o t h e r y e a r l y e v e n t s s u c h as

Even year repeats victory

than 15 p e r c e n t of the lime, R e n n e r

we lost," said m o r a l e r Noel S n y d e r M. LOFQUISX & JANE BAST staff reporters

4t

( ' 0 3 ) . I felt a sense of accomplishm e n t b e c a u s e we did so m u c h work on the set and had such a c l o s e re-

statement that said " T h i s action is

For H e a t h e r Versbeke ( ' 0 3 )

lationship wilh o u r p l a y ( w o m e n ) . "

based on preliminary f i n d i n g s f r o m an investigation c o n d u c t e d by the

the j o u r n e y lo N y k e r k night w a s o n e of h e r best e x p e r i -

Although a competition, Nykerk stresses a f r i e n d l y a t m o s p h e r e be-

e n c e s al H o p e so far. "It m a d e m e feel like I be-

tween f r e s h m e n and s o p h o m o r e s . " T h e t w o classes c a m e together

l o n g e d h e r e , " V e r b e k e said,

really w e l l , " said S o n g participant

w h o participated in ' 0 3 Play.

Alaina Stojic ( ' 0 2 ) . "It's c o m p e t i -

"I already miss il so m u c h . " The 65lh annual Nykerk

tion, bul in a g o o d w a y . "

C u p c o m p e t i t i o n e n d e d Saturday Nov. 9 wilh the presenta-

' 0 3 S o n g ' s rendition of, "You C a n ' t

c o l l e g e and the A l l e g a n C o u n l y Sheriff's Deparlinenl." Laura P a r s o n s ("00), president of the Delphi's; and Brent M e r c h a n t ('()()). president of the Praters, declined t o c o m m e n t . Although no official charges have been filed by the S h e r i f f s Department. R e n n e r b e l i e v e s that the college had e n o u g h e v i d e n c e to j u s t i f y more GREEKS on I I

The evening c o m m e n c e d wilh

tion of the trophy lo the C l a s s

Hurry L o v e , " u n d e r the direction of coach Cheri Slibitz ('01). Along

of 2 0 0 2 , w h o w o n for the sec-

with traditional h a n d m o t i o n s , ' 0 3

ond straight year. "Il d i d n ' t really mailer that

S o n g used red p a p e r hearts w h i c h broke apart, red gloves and gold and

silver s t r e a m e r s in their p e r f o r mance. Next, Orator Healher Dustin

m e t a b o l i s m , and gender.

Starting Point." " F o r m a n y of us, rather than be labeled too weird, we a c c e p t the path of least resistance," Dustin said in h e r s p e e c h . " W e d e s i r e lo fit in and desire the a c c e p t a n c e of others. We c o n f o r m t o the lines." T h e iheme " O u t s i d e the Lines," was e x p l o r e d Kristi C u m m i n g s ' ('03) oration, "Butterfly Succ e s s e s , " w h i c h a p p e a r e d in t h e s e c o n d half of the p r o g r a m . " B e g i n lo fly in your o w n direction," said C u m m i n g s in h e r more NYKERK on 6

w a y to relax. " S o m e s t u d e n t s will b e c o m e

A recent Harvard study reports

binge drinking," said Kristen Gray,

m o d e r a t e drinkers, but others are

that 44 percent of all c o l l e g e slud e n l s will be i n v o l v e d in b i n g e drinking by the time they gradu-

director of the C o u n s e l i n g Center. "They would generally go along

at risk for c o n t i n u i n g that a b u s i v e pattern," G r a y said. " T h e trick is,

the lines of inappropriate slress reduction. Those people would be t h o s e w h o gel t o the e n d o f the

we d o n ' t k n o w which one is w h i c h

w e e k and feel like just g o i n g out lo

of b e h a v i o r lhal are learned in col-

relieve e v e r y t h i n g . " In a s u r v e y d o n e by the H o p e C o l l e g e Health Clinic in 1997, they

lege can stay with students for life. " A l c o h o l i s m c a n start in col-

ate. As d e f i n e d by the A m e r i c a n College Health Association, binge d r i n k i n g is the c o n s u m p t i o n of five lo six alcoholic b e v e r a g e s in one sitting for m e n , and three lo four for w o m e n . T h e e f f e c t s that alcohol can h a v e on the b o d y varies wilh body w e i g h t , tolerance.

"In students, I s e e m to see a

f o u n d lhal partying ranked s e c o n d highest for m e n in w a y s to r e d u c e slress, with 35 percent of m e n re-

one." G r a y also worries lhal patterns

s i n c e t h e v o t e d i d n o t p a s s , the p l e d g e will not be called in. more CENTER on I 2

Dinner t o raise money KATE V A N KRIMPEN ad representative

T a n a F e r g u s o n ( ' 0 2 ) has spent a l a r g e p o r t i o n o f h e r t i m e in t h e D e P r e e A n C e n t e r s i n c e the b e g i n ning of the s e m e s t e r . F e r g u s o n ' s goal is lo c o m p l e t e

S) Violence 3) Victims

ihe signs and s y m p t o m s of alcohol

Information courtesy Kristen Gray

be selling al the S o u p Dinner f u n d r a i s e r o n Saturday, Nov. 13. T h e d i n n e r will be held in the M a a s A u d i t o r i u m f r o m 5 to 6:45 p.m. Ferguson's hand-thrown bowls will be available lo H o p e students for $8, including soup. T h e price is $ 1 0 for a n y o n e else. T i c k e t s are a v a i l a b l e at t h e S t u d e n t U n i o n Desk. P e o p l e will c o m e , buy a bowl of s o u p , and k e e p ihe b o w l of their choice. " S o m e t i m e s I can finish six more SOUP on I 2

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lege," said A n n e M c K a y , R.N. " T h e r e are s t u d e n t s w h o have all more ALCOHOL on 3

said. H o p e s u p p o r t e d ihe p r o j e c t with a $1 million c o n t i n g e n t pledge, bul

2 6 0 c e r a m i c bowls, which she will

s p o n d i n g lhal il w a s their preferred

c o u p l e of d i f f e r e n t r e a s o n s f o r

Nykerk and Commencement. Thai would result in H o p e using il less

( ' 0 2 ) d e l i v e r e d her s p e e c h . " A

Binge drinking e x a m i n e d at H o p e CARRIE A R N O L D campusbeat coeditor

H o p e w o u l d h a v e used the facility for 10 lo 12 basketball g a m e s ,

V V H A T D I D Y O U S A Y ? : Members of the even year play, (L to R), Diana Castanon ('02), Mis ha Neil ('02), Lindsay Johnville ('02), and Becky Wiechman ('02), "The Adventures of Robinvanderhood and his Merry Dutchmen," listen for the Sherriffs.

The suspension was announced on K n o w H o p e late T u e s d a y after-

We were unfor-

tunately v i e w e d a s c a r r y i n g a lot m o r e i n f l u e n c e than we h a v e . "

sented to President J a m e s B u l t m a n on T u e s d a y m o r n i n g by D e a n of proved later in the day. " T h e p r e s i d e n t s o f both organi-

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Student directors stage Snoopy

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C a m p u s Beat

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Vegas N i g h t gambling stirs controversy JANE BAST" staff reporter

N o l e v e r y o n e is h a p p y a b o u t S A C r e a d y i n g ihc t a b l e s f o r V e g a s Nighl. T h e e v e n t , to be h e l d on S a t u r day, N o v . 19 in P h e l p s c a f e t e r i a , simulates a c a s i n o , s u b s t i t u t i n g play m o n e y for real. It h a s d r a w n criticism f r o m faculty w h o feel the evening encourages gambling. "I liken it t o c a n d y c i g a r e t t e s , " said B i o l o g y d e p a r t m e n t m e m b e r D o n a l d C r o n k i t e . " T h e c a n d y itself isn't h a r m f u l , but it l o w e r s the barriers. F o r c i g a r e t t e s , i t ' s s m o k i n g ;

for Vegas Night, it's gambling." C r o n k i t e , w h o s e r v e d as the m o d -

t h i n k t h e i r c o n t i n u e d s u p p o r t of

" W e t h o u g h t it w o u l d be n e w a n d

V e g a s N i g h t is a m i s t a k e , " C r o n k i t e

different. People could be casual

past nights. O n c e again, the grand prize,

erator f o r the R C A C h r i s t i a n A c t i o n C o m m i s s i o n , has investigated g a m -

said. S A C garnered further criticism

and just r e l a x , " E v a n s said. " P h e l p s is g o i n g to be totally t r a n s f o r m e d

w h i c h will be r a f f l e d off at the e n d of the e v e n i n g , is a trip for t w o to

b l i n g at great l e n g t h . " O r g a n i z e d g a m b l i n g has a nega-

w h e n it d e c i d e d to c h a n g e the d r e s s

into a d r e a m l i k e s e t t i n g s o p e o p l e

Walt Disney World. T h e winner

t h e m e f r o m f o r m a l w e a r to p a j a m a s

can wear their favorite p a j a m a s , or

tive i m p a c t on t h o s e w h o c a n least

this year. " L a s t y e a r it w a s really f u n to

e v e n d r e s s u p as s o m e t h i n g t h e y ' v e a l w a y s w a n t e d t o b e in t h e i r

picks one person to a c c o m p a n y t h e m , a n d they leave t h e next m o r n -

dress up and see e v e r y o n e else d r e s s e d u p , " said Jill N y q u i s t ( ' 0 2 ) .

dreams." N e i t h e r S u n d s t e d t nor E v a n s h a s

" I t ' d be m o r e f u n t o d r e s s up, e s p e -

received complaints about the

General Synod. C r o n k i t e later passed out the

cially s i n c e t h e r e ' s a d a n c e afterw a r d s . N o o n e w a n t s to d a n c e in

change. " S o m e h a v e e v e n g o n e out to get

s a m e p a p e r at last y e a r ' s V e g a s

their p a j a m a s . " SAC chairpersons Laura Evans

new p a j a m a s for the occasion,"

a f f o r d it," C r o n k i t e said. C r o n k i t e a n d the c o m m i t t e e rep o r t e d t h e i r f i n d i n g s in a p a p e r w h i c h they p r e s e n t e d to t h e R C A

Night. "I think it's a g o o d thing that S A C a g r e e d to d i s c u s s the s u b j e c t , but I

N e w p r o g r a m blends religion and travel religion-related. A recent p r o g r a m c a l l e d t h e G l o -

V e g a s Night, p a j a m a s a n d all, w o n ' t find C r o n k i t e protesting at the door. "I d o n ' t w a n t to t a k e any authorit a r i a n a c t i o n , " C r o n k i t e s a i d . "I d o n ' t t h i n k e x t e r n a l a c t i o n is

E v a n s said. A s i d e f r o m the c h a n g e of t h e m e ,

n e e d e d . T h e c h a n g e s h o u l d be in-

( ' 0 1 ) and Kristyn S u n d s t e d t ( ' 0 1 ) b e l i e v e t h e c h a n g e is f o r the best.

V e g a s N i g h t ' 9 9 will be s i m i l a r t o

ity to the i s s u e . "

ternal. I j u s t w a n t to raise sensitiv-

W I O examines sweatshops

campus briefs F e w study abroad p r o g r a m s are

ing before d a w n . S t u d e n t s w h o d e c i d e to a t t e n d

together. T h e p u r p o s e of t h e p r o g r a m is to enhance students' knowledge about

p r o m o t e d are the i m a g e s of w h e r e and h o w t h e s e g a r m e n t s a r e b e i n g

D A N A LAMERS infocus editor

Advertising usually has big pay-

made. H o p e ' s W o m e n ' s Issues Organization ( W I O ) is t r y i n g to m a k e this

b a d c o n d i t i o n s , w h e r e p e o p l e are b e i n g a b u s e d , " said C h r i s t i n e Trinh ( ' 0 0 ) c o - p r e s i d e n t of W I O . T h e o r g a n i z a t i o n is s h o w i n g a d o c u m e n t a r y , " S w e a t i n g f o r a TS h i r t , " o p e n to the entire c a m p u s on

bal S t e w a r d s h i p S t u d y P r o g r a m

c r e a t i o n a n d the d i f f e r e n t f o r m s of

o f f s for c o m p a n i e s . But many c o m p a n i e s are careful

( G S S P ) o f f e r s a variety of c o u r s e s

life, a n d is w o r t h 16 c r e d i t s . T h r o u g h the program, students

a b o u t w h i c h of t h e i r d e t a i l s a r e

less of a m y s t e r y . T h e o r g a n i z a t i o n h a s m a d e raising a w a r e n e s s of the

s h o w n to the world. T h e y want

t r u t h s of t h e c l o t h i n g i n d u s t r y o n e

in P h e l p s Hall. T h e film d o c u m e n t s

G S S P is a s e m e s t e r p r o g r a m run

live in g r o u p s of six in huts w i t h

p e o p l e to s e e b i g l o g o s , a n d a lot of

t h e j o u r n e y of o n e c o l l e g e student

by an o r g a n i z a t i o n c a l l e d T a r g e t

r o o f s m a d e of C a h u n a P a l m T r ees.

n i c e l o o k i n g c l o t h e s on n i c e - l o o k -

of t h e i r g o a l s for t h e year. " T h i s is r e l e v a n t to H o p e b e c a u s e

E a r t h , a n d t a k e s p l a c e in B e l i z e .

G S S P is five y e a r s old..

ing p e o p l e . W h a t i s n ' t likely t o be

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

how her clothing was made.

about creation and God.

S p e c i f i c a l l y , the e x a c t l o c a t i o n of

S t u d e n t s d e v o t e six h o u r s a d a y

t h e p r o g r a m is an a r e a c a l l e d J a g -

to s t u d y i n g nature, a n d a r e s u p e r -

uar C r e e k in an isolated f o r e s t . " S t u d e n t s | w i l l | learn m o r e a b o u t

vised by f i v e o r six f a c u l t y m e m -

creation," said religion p r o f e s s o r

bers. T h e selection of s t u d e n t s f o r t h e

Steven Bouma-Prediger.

p r o g r a m is b a s e d on s p e c i f i c c r i t e -

A m o n g t h e c o u r s e s t a u g h t in G S S P are O r n i t h o l o g y ( t h e s t u d y of

ria. I n t e r e s t e d s t u d e n t s fill out an app l i c a t i o n . P a r t i c i p a t i o n in the pro-

birds), m a r i n e b i o l o g y in t h e coral reefs, tropical e c o s y s t e m s , a n d sustainable d e v e l o p m e n t . All are taught

gram costs $20,000. Interested students can contact

in w a y s that b r i n g c r e a t i o n a n d G o d

Bouma-Prediger.

THEART OF SCIENCE: Professor of chemistry Nicole Bennett speaks of the benefits of having student assistants in research. A panel on collaborative faculty and student research in how the sciences have inspired the Humanities was held Nov. 9.

Greeks help raise m o n e y f o r A I D S W a l k G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s at H o p e C o l -

n u m b e r o f w a l k e r s in t h e e v e n t

lege h e l p e d to raise o v e r $ 9 0 0 0 to

tripled, d u e m a i n l y to the partici-

b e n e f i t T e r r y ' s F u n d of O t t a w a

pation of the G r e e k s at H o p e .

Nov. 10 at 7 p . m . in t h e Otte R o o m

as s h e a t t e m p t s to s e e w h e r e a n d In recent years, attention has been raised nationally to m a n y of the bigg e s t c l o t h i n g a n d s h o e retailers in t h e c o u n t r y , w h o h a n d off m o s t of their m a n u a l l a b o r to " s w e a t s h o p f a c t o r i e s " in o t h e r c o u n t r i e s , w h e r e t h e w o r k c a n be d o n e c h e a p e r and u n d e r less e x p e n s i v e c o n d i t i o n s . For example, shoe companies like N i k e d o n ' t a c t u a l l y p r o d u c e t e n n i s s h o e s — they d e s i g n t h e m a n d m a r k e t t h e m . T h e real labor is c o n t r a c t e d out t o s u p p l i e r s , u s u a l l y K o r e a n . H o n g K o n g , or T a i w a n e s e c o m p a n i e s l o c a t e d in c h e a p labor c o u n t r i e s like I n d o n e s i a , the Philippines, Thailand, or China.

County and the A m e r i c a n Red

" W e a r e d e e p l y g r a t e f u l for the

C r o s s , at t h e a n n u a l A I D S W a l k

h e l p t h e G r e e k s h a v e g i v e n to this

by the N a t i o n a l L a b o r C o m m i t t e e ,

Michigan, .

w a l k . " said D a v i d Van H e e s t , chair-

a former 22-year-old Nike em-

S e v e n of H o p e ' s f r a t e r n i t i e s a n d

m a n of the L a k e s h o r e C h a p t e r of

p l o y e e f r o m a plant in El S a l v a d o r

s o r o r i t i e s p a r t i c i p a t e d in t h e w a l k ,

t h e A I D S W a l k M i c h i g a n . "It h a s

told of h o w she w a s fired, b e a t e n ,

w h i c h took place on S u n d a y . S e p t .

helped raise more for the p e o p l e w h o need h e l p and it h a s been an

a n d then c h e a t e d out of h e r p a y for

26.

T h e y raised o v e r $ 1500. a 12 perc e n t i n c r e a s e o v e r last y e a r . T h e

a w a r e n e s s of A I D S i s s u e s f o r t h o s e

At a press conference sponsored

t a k i n g a d a y off to care f o r h e r sick Anchor

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by Julie G r e e n

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w h o walked "

Project spreads Christmas cheer t o children • u . .u^ ing iHi o. p. e. .i the night the project w a s a n n o u n c e d JESSICA LYONS staff r e p o r t e r

in c h a p e l . " S h e c a m e o v e r for the G a t h e r i n g a n d s h e

P F a i r d e c i d e d tr> to hb er rcno m ce i n v o l v e d lOfeuKBitieSuKtiieeWlP.. in O p e r a t i o n C h r i s t m a s C h i l d a f t e r v i e w i n g the video, which s h o w s the

T h e spirit of g i v i n g is b e c o m i n g e v i d e n t

w a s a l m o s t in tears by the t i m e it w a s o v e r , "

c h i l d r e n r e c e i v i n g their g i f t s .

with H o p e ' s a n n u a l i n v o l v e m e n t in O p e r a -

R o o p said. Wick look back 25 f o r m s with her to

i m p a c t i n g to see, b e c a u s e it is the

A q u i n a s , and she recently t o o k 100 m o r e . O n

reality of [each child) o p e n i n g a gift

Friday, s h e will b r i n g all the p a c k a g e s that

a n d t h e l o o k on t h e i r f a c e , " F a i r said. "I s a w w h a t w e c o u l d d o to

tion C h r i s t m a s C h i l d . A s a b r a n c h of " S a m a r i t a n ' s P u r s e " , run by F r a n k l i n G r a h a m , t h e son of E v a n g e l i s t Billy G r a h a m . O p e r a t i o n C h r i s t m a s C h i l d has been a s u c c e s s at H o p e e v e n t h o u g h it is only in its s e c o n d year. *1 t h o u g h t it w a s a w a y t o r e a c h l e s s f o r tunate c h i l d r e n , " s a i d M e l i s s a R o o p ( ' 0 2 ) , w h o p a r t i c i p a t e d in the e v e n t last year. All s t u d e n t s h a v e to d o is fill a s h o e b o x

s h e h a s g a t h e r e d to H o p e . Operation C h r i s t m a s Child gives individual s t u d e n t s , as well a s s t u d e n t o r g a n i z a tions, the f r e e d o m to be c r e a t i v e a n d m a k e a d i f f e r e n c e in the lives of c h i l d r e n by d o n a t ing g i f t s d u r i n g the h o l i d a y s e a s o n . M a n y or-

" W a t c h i n g the video w a s very

m a k e a d i f f e r e n c e in the lives of c h i l d r e n as a c a m p u s . " Fair also explained how the project "offers creativity a m o n g s t u d e n t s , a n d the m o r e the better, but a n y t h i n g t h a t ' s g i v e n is g o i n g

with a variety of g i f t s , a c c o m p a n i e d by a

g a n i z a t i o n s , such as t h e M i l e s t o n e a n d G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s , c h o o s e to p a r t i c i p a t e by d o -

p h o t o a n d $ 5 to c o v e r s h i p p i n g . S t u d e n t s a r e free to c h o o s e the a g e and g e n d e r of the child

nating gifts for children. "It j u s t t a k e s very little t i m e a n d m o n e y to

to m a k e a d i f f e r e n c e . " F a i r is d r i v e n to stay i n v o l v e d with Operation Christmas Child

that will r e c e i v e their g i f t s . " T h i s y e a r w e ' v e tried to get the w h o l e

m a k e a h u g e d i f f e r e n c e in the life of a child

b e c a u s e of the c o n n e c t i o n that it

w h o really d o e s n ' t h a v e m u c h , " F a i r said.

c r e a t e s a m o n g s t u d e n t s on c a m p u s ,

c a m p u s i n v o l v e d in a s e r v i c e p r o j e c t , " said Lori Fair. D i r e c t o r of O u t r e a c h " W e ' v e put

" H e r e at H o p e w e are blessed and this p r o j e c t a l l o w s us to g i v e t h e s e b l e s s i n g s to o t h e r s . It

as well as h o w the p r o j e c t e x e m -

information about Operation Christmas

c a n be a real u n i f y i n g p r o j e c t f o r s m a l l e r

C h i l d on the [ K n o w h o p e ] a n d tried to add r e s s e v e r y o n e , not j u s t the p e o p l e that g o

g r o u p s on c a m p u s . " R o o p , w h o p a r t i c i p a t e d in it last y e a r as a

dren. "At Christmas w e ' r e celebrating

to c h a p e l . " T h i s y e a r the p r o j e c t h a s r e a c h e d b e y o n d

hall activity, f o u n d a lot of j o y in it. " L a s t y e a r w e w e n t to M e i j e r ' s on a t w o -

H o p e . A f r i e n d of R o o p ' s , L a u r a W i c k , a s o p h o m o r e at A q u i n a s C o l l e g e , w a s visit-

hour shopping spree. We had so much fun p i c k i n g out t o y s , " s h e said.

p l i f i e s love and care t o w a r d s chil-

t h e life of Christ and this is one way that w e c a n e n h a n c e t h e life of

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In F o c u s

BINGE from I dependency." M c K a y has noticed several diff c r e n l p a t t e r n s in s t u d e n t a l c o h o l

M c K a y a g r e e s that it is t h e p e e r p r e s s u r e t o c o n f o r m t o the s o c i a l n o r m s , w h e t h e r a c c u r a t e o r n o t , that

use and abuse, but the m o s t c o m -

i n f l u e n c e s m a n y to c o l l e g e drink-

mon occurs when students don't

ing. "I w o u l d l i k e t o s e e s o m e o f the

drink for a long time, and then go

hit-and-run accident after attending

r e l a t e d i n t e r c o u r s e . In e v e r y o n e o f

d i d n ' t n e e d it in m y life a n d I d i d n ' t

the p a r t y , h a s r a i s e d s o m e i s s u e s

t h o s e c a s e s , it w a s the w o m e n w h o

e v e r f e e l the n e e d t o d r i n k . "

a b o u t the c o n s u m p t i o n o f a l c o h o l

had had intercourse, but probably

Robart e m p h a s i z e s the impor-

and student safety.

w o u l d n ' t h a v e if s h e h a d n ' t b e e n

t a n c e that p e r s o n a l c h o i c e m a k e s in

drinking." M c K a y a l s o r e p o r t s that m e n ' s

the d e c i s i o n not to drink.

" A l t h o u g h this specific incident only dealt with Greeks, we can't

" O n e t i m e I d i d [ d r i n k l a n d it w a s

out a n d b i n g e d r i n k . "I think t h e r e ' s m o r e b i n g e d r i n k -

social n o r m s c h a n g e , " M c K a y said.

punish the w h o l e c a m p u s , " said

s e x u a l i t y c a n be e n d a n g e r e d by

s u c h a b a d e x p e r i e n c e that it c o n -

" T h e r e s h o u l d b e n o n e o f this d r i n k

J o h n Y e l d i n g , p r o f e s s o r of E d u c a -

binge drinking, although less from

v i n c e d m e it w a s n ' t w o r t h t h e

ing than d a y - t o - d a y d r i n k i n g , "

until y o u ' r e s o b l i t z e d s o m e o n e h a s

t i o n a n d c h a i r o f the C a m p u s L i f e

d a t e r a p e a n d m o r e f r o m the t r a n s -

t r o u b l e , " R o b a r t s a i d . "It w a s a per-

t o tell y o u w h a t h a p p e n e d t h e n e x t

Board. " T h e fact that we have a

mission of S T D ' s .

sonal c h o i c e , and I think m y faith

morning."

s i z e a b l e n u m b e r i n v o l v e d in t h i s

B e c a u s e o f all o f t h e s e h a z a r d s ,

c a n ' t l e a d u s t o c o n c e i v e o f all s t u -

and for other reasons, some Hope

In o r d e r t o s t o p b i n g e d r i n k i n g ,

d e n t s a s if t h e y w e r e i n v o l v e d . "

students have chosen to abstain

F r o s t b e l i e v e s t h a t , in t h e e n d , it

f r o m the u s e o f a l c o h o l .

m u s t b e the e f f o r t s o f the s t u d e n t s .

M c K a y said. Dean of S t u d e n t s Richard Frost said b i n g e d r i n k i n g o c c u r s w h e n students d o n ' t k n o w their limits. "it's because students don't know their l i m i t s a n d d o n ' t h a v e e x p e r i -

G r a y b e l i e v e s that s t u d e n t s d o not need

alcohol to k e e p t h e m s e l v e s

W h i l e i n c i d e n t s of b i n g e d r i n k -

entertained. 4t

l t h i n k that s t u d e n t s g e t s o c i a l l y

h a d a lot t o d o w i t h t h a t . "

ing and alcohol p o i s o n i n g o c c u r

" W h e n I w a s y o u n g e r , it w a s

" I t h i n k s t u d e n t s a r e the b e s t e d u c a t o r s o f o t h e r s t u d e n t s , but s t u d e n t s

ence with alcohol, they end up

lazy. T h e r e a r e h u n d r e d s o f t h i n g s

w e e k l y , it is u s u a l l y l e s s o f a p r o b -

m o r e t o s t a y o u t o f t r o u b l e w i t h ath-

binge drinking," he said.

t o d o o n a g i v e n e v e n i n g , b u t the

l e m a t H o p e t h a n at s o m e l a r g e r

letics a n d s t u f f , " s a i d C a t h y R o b a r t

a l s o h e s i t a t e t o say, s t o p , y o u ' v e h a d

E s t a b l i s h i n g l i m i t s is s o m e t h i n g

e a s i e s t t h i n g t o d o is g r a b o n e or

s ta te s c h o o l s .

( ' 0 2 ) . " E v e n t u a l l y I d e c i d e d that I

e n o u g h , " Frost said.

that A n n a W y n b e e k ( ' 0 0 ) h a s n o -

two friends and g o to a party," Gray

" T h e r e ' s u s u a l l y t w o t o t h r e e re-

"Almost everyone I know has

said. M o s t o f the b i n g e d r i n k i n g that

p o r t s p e r w e e k , s o it's n o t e x c e s -

been involved with binge drinking

H o p e s t u d e n t s a r e i n v o l v e d in o c -

tor of O p e r a t i o n s . " I ' m s u r e there

at least o n c e , " s h e s a i d . " B u t a lot

curs off campus.

are m o r e p a r t i e s o u t t h e r e , b u t w e

ticed m a n y o f h e r f r i e n d s d o i n g .

o f p e o p l e h a v e m a d e the d e c i s i o n

" B e i n g an R e s i d e n t Assistant, I

sive," said G r e g Maybury, Direc-

d o n ' t get calls."

after that to be m o r e responsible.

stayed a w a y f r o m most parties un-

Last year alone, over 5 0 deaths

T h e r e arc p e o p l e w h o a r e n ' t r e s p o n -

til 1 w a s 2 1 , " s a i d T i n a D a m h u i s

from binge drinking were reported

s i b l e . but t h a t ' s a d i f f e r e n t s t o r y . "

('00). "Most binge drinking I've

on U.S. college c a m p u s e s .

G r a y s e e s b i n g e d r i n k i n g as a learned social behavior. "Binge drinking happens because other p e o p l e are e n c o u r a g i n g or

seen was off c a m p u s , but I'm not

" H a v i n g w o r k e d at l a r g e s t a t e

n a i v e e n o u g h t o t h i n k it d o e s n ' t

u n i v e r s i t i e s , the i s s u e s w i t h a l c o h o l

happen on-campus."

at H o p e a r e s m a l l e r in n u m b e r b u t

Bars

such

as

Parrot's

and

B a c k s t r e e t are a p o p u l a r p l a c e f o r

While alcohol poisoning may be

cause I believe I see everyone else

s t u d e n t s t o d r i n k , b e s i d e s p a r t i e s in

an i m m e d i a t e d a n g e r of b i n g e

d o i n g it, a n d s o in o r d e r t o fit in, I

off c a m p u s houses.

drinking, other issues, such as date rape, can also have lasting effects.

do," Gray said. "I'll ignore my

T h e p a r t y in O v e r s i e l T o w n s h i p

b o d y ' s r e s p o n s e to alcohol and con-

o n H a l l o w e e n W e e k e n d in w h i c h

" M o r e of w h a t I s e e is the' d a t e

tinue to d r i n k b e c a u s e e v e r y o n e e l s e

t w o students were struck by a ve-

rape," M c K a y said. " I ' v e seen preg-

c o n t i n u e s to d r i n k . "

h i c l e h a u l i n g a U - H a u l t r a i l e r in a

n a n c y , d i r e c t l y t h e result of a l c o h o l -

Colleges examine drinking H o o g s t r a . "If a student w h o returns t o c a m p u s is f o u n d d r u n k , t h e y re-

at l o c a l u n i v e r s i t i e s . In J a n u a r y o f t h i s y e a r , F e r r i s State student A d r i a n e Allen fell

ceive alcohol assessment." S t u d e n t s are r e q u i r e d to attend a

f r o m h e r third s t o r y w i n d o w a f t e r

a c r o s s the n a t i o n . T h e U n i v e r s i t y o f

six w e e k t w o - h o u r class with an

c o n s u m i n g t o o m u c h a l c o h o l at a

M i c h i g a n c a l l s it the n u m b e r o n e

alcohol expert.

p a r t y . A m o n t h e a r l i e r F e r r i s stu-

Binge drinking plagues campuses

s t u d e n t h e a l t h p r o b l e m , a n d in a

" T h e c l a s s f o c u s e s o n the i s s u e s

dent Allan H e w e r died of alcohol

abuse,"

poisoning. At Michigan State University,

Recent events on H o p e ' s c a m p u s

C l a s s e s f o c u s on health and so-

j u n i o r B r a d l e y M c C u e d i e d o f al-

reflect a national trend. U n d e r a g e

c i a l i s s u e s in a n a t t e m p t t o e d u c a t e

cohol poisoning after c o n s u m i n g 24

drinking, especially binge drinking,

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

s h o t s o n his 2 1 st b i r t h d a y . T h e u n i -

is a r i s i n g p r o b l e m a m o n g c o l l e g e

of drinking. If a C a l v i n s t u d e n t is c a u g h t

series of riots f o l l o w i n g a school

again the student may be asked to

p r o p o s a l t o b a n a l c o h o l at f o o t b a l l

leave school for a time.

t a i l g a t e p a r t i e s in 1 9 9 8 .

national survey, 4 5 p e r c e n t of stu-

surrounding

d e n i s r e p o r t d o i n g it o n c e a m o n t h .

H o o g s t r a said.

students. At U - o f - M . a recent proposition to m o v e p o p u l a r classes to Friday

alcohol

the truth-straight up the fads on binge drinking Binge drinking is more common in men than women. One beer, one 5 oz, of glass of wine, and one 1.5 shot of liquor have the same amount of alcohol.

Women absorb alcohol into the bloodstream faster and metabolize it sooner.

no less significant," Frost said.

c o e r c i n g m e into d r i n k i n g or be-

JANE B A S T sfaff r e p o r t e r

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Alcohol does not relieve depression — it makes it worse. • Alcohol and other drugs were a factor with 75 percent of the men and 55 percent of women in reported acb quaintance rapes on college campuses Peak blood alcohol level occurs 60 to 90 minutes after inqestion when the stomach is empty. • Birth control pills slow down the rate which alcohol is eliminated from the body. - If someone passes out and will not respond to attempts to wake them, it is very possible they are suffering from alcohol poisoning. Statistics t a k e n f r o m B R A D . . 3 non-profit o r g a n i z a t i o n f o u n e d by the family a n d V f r i e n d s of Brad M c Cue, a M S U s t u d e n t w h o d i e d c e l e b r a t i n g h i s 21st bir thda y y

versity also m a d e h e a d l i n e s for a

T h e U n i v e r s i t y o f M i c h i g a n fell

m o r n i n g s as w a y to prevent T h u r s -

" A serious issue calls for serious

day night p a r t y i n g has met resis-

action," said Hoogstra. " S o m e

u n d e r h e a v y c r i t i c i s m a f t e r the 1998

t a n c e f r o m the s t u d e n t b o d y .

people ask w h y we care. W h e n you

death of first-year student Courtney

" A lot of p e o p l e d o n ' t t h i n k it

c o n s u m e alcohol, your j u d g e m e n t

C a n d o r . C a n d o r , w h o h a d b e e n seen

( t h e r e - s c h e d u l i n g of c l a s s e s ) w i l l

gets impaired. T h a t ' s w h y people

d r i n k i n g at a fraternity party the

h a p p e n o r h e l p a n d that the u n i v e r -

care so m u c h . "

e v e n i n g s h e d i e d , fell f r o m h e r d o r m room window.

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ules." said U - o f - M student Jane

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The deaths have forced campuses

Verwys.

s i t y . O f t h e c o l l e g e s t u d e n t s in-

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C l o s e r to h o m e , C a l v i n C o l l e g e

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has taken precise m e a s u r e s to c u r b

a d m i t t e d t o d r i n k i n g at l e a s t o n c e a

cies. F r a t e r n i t i e s at M S U v o l u n t a r i l y

underage and binge drinking. "

m o n t h and 45 percent reported

b a n n e d a l c o h o l at frat p a r t i e s a f t e r

binge drinking.

a s e r i e s o f riots f o l l o w i n g M S U ' s

We d o n ' t h a v e a p r o b l e m w i t h o n c a m p u s alcohol," said Vice President

of

Student

Life

Shirley

T h e r e s u l t s o f the s u r v e y f o l l o w a series of alcohol related fatalities

loss in the N C A A F i n a l F o u r t o u r nament.

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N w v a l i d w i t h j o y o i h e i o f f e r . V a l i d o n l y at p a n i c i p a d n g l o c a i i o m . C u s i o m e r p - i p all j p p l l a b l c w l « lux. A c k l i i i o i u l t o p p i n g * e x t r a . D n v c r s c ^ r r y I g u ( I m h S 2 0 . L i m u c i i <iglivgfv a r c i


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your voice.

our voice. G a m b l i n g w i t h Vegas N i g h t

Alumnus sees encouragement

in guest column

t o this is a r e l a t i v e l y s i m p l e and

To ihc Editor:

other faiths. M y father, w h o is an R C A pastor and involved in m a n y

I w a s d e l i g h t e d to read S a m K a n a a n ' s ( ' 0 3 ) g u e s t c o l u m n . It

o b v i o u s one to m e . but I think it should be shared with the c o m m u nity. Christians should interact with

m a k e s m e feel like my time at H o p e stood for s o m e t h i n g and that

o t h e r s in t h e s a m e m a n n e r t h e y w o u l d w a n t to be interacted with.

progress has been m a d e . I hope that

In a spirit of respect, dignity and

Christian, and in turn has not been

love. Christians should not con-

p r o m o t e S a t a n w o r s h i p , or p a r t i c i p a t i n g in the Pull will

friends of mine w h o are still at H o p e and are of d i f f e r e n t traditions, will

c o n d e m n e d for being a Christian. O n e can hold w h a t e v e r belief one

turn o n e into a violent p s y c h o p a t h , or d r i n k i n g o n e b e e r

be met with better u n d e r s t a n d i n g . I

will turn o n e into a r a g i n g a l c o h o l i c .

f o u n d this guest c o l u m n to be very informative, and I believe the writer

d e m n . C h r i s t i a n s should ask ques-

wants, but one needs to r e c o g n i z e that others d o not b e l i e v e the s a m e

tions of p e o p l e in o t h e r faiths and

w a y that they d o , and we all need

did an excellent j o b of pointing out

learn about t h e m . It is important to

to u n d e r s t a n d e a c h other. I am glad

the positives a b o u t Islam, a thing that m a n y articles in general d o not

k n o w a b o u t the faith of others. In fact, at o u r c h u r c h , a p r a y e r is o f t e n

t o not b e r e a d i n g a b o u t s t u d e n t s

g a m b l i n g is an O K m e a n s of e n t e r t a i n m e n t . H e h a s studied g a m b l i n g e x t e n s i v e l y and d e t e r m i n e d that

do. I h o p e that this individual is not

said t h a n k i n g G o d for p e o p l e o f

p r a y i n g o u t s i d e the d o o r o f other students, as w a s d o n e to m e (and I

b e l t i n g g e n e r a l l y p r e y s on t h o s e w h o c a n least a f f o r d it.

met with the kind of hostility that

other faiths. R e m e m b e r that we rep-

a m a Christian, but they did it be-

N e i t h e r of w h i c h s e e m s t o a p p l y to a n y o n e at H o p e

others have met before. I would

r e s e n t Christ to o u r n e i g h b o r and

e n c o u r a g e the c a m p u s c o m m u n i t y and the A n c h o r to c o n t i n u e to dis-

e a c h other, and it is i m p o r t a n t t o c o m e across in a p o s i t i v e light. If

c a u s e I d o n ' t think like t h e m ) and to several of my g o o d f r i e n d s w h o

A quiet u p r o a r h a s b e g u n r e g a r d i n g Vegas N i g h t ' s role in p r o m o t i n g g a m b l i n g . The idea that the S A C - s p o n s o r e d event fosters students' desire to t h r o w a w a y their m o n e y m a k e s a b o u t as m u c h sense as t h e n o t i o n that s t u d y i n g o t h e r r e l i g i o n s will

Dr. D o n a l d C r o n k i t e of the b i o l o g y d e p a r t m e n t h a s s u g g e s t e d that t h e e v e n t h a s s u b t l y s u g g e s t e d t h a t

College. S t u d e n t s at H o p e s e e m to u n d e r s t a n d that Vegas N i g h t

d e m n others, b e c a u s e C h r i s t is the only one w h o is in a position to con-

c u s s religious diversity in an intel-

w e send negative signals a b o u t our

isn't an o p p o r t u n i t y to fulfill the n e e d to g a m b l e . T h e y

ligent manner, and one that has m u -

s e e m to u n d e r s t a n d that it's a night to d r e s s u p and h a v e

tual respect for all involved in the

faith out, others will pick t h e m up a n d it will reflect badly o n all of us.

fun. G r a n t e d , n o o n e is a s k i n g S A C to c a n c e l the N o v . 19

discussion. In your article on religious diver-

M a n y w h o k n o w me, k n o w that my

sity, the question w a s asked, " H o w

chapel at the hospital w h e r e he is

should Christians interact with

director of pastoral care. S o m e o n e a s k e d m e w h a t he s a y s t o p e o p l e of

e v e n t . Yet. Vegas N i g h t is a s t r u c t u r e d e v e n t that c a t e r s t o a large part of t h e s t u d e n t b o d y . S t u d e n t s t e n d to get m o r e into the t h e m e of the e v e n t , than the idea that they will have

t h o s e of other f a i t h s ? " T h e a n s w e r

CASA director

of f u n . T h e m o n e y is f a k e . T h e d e a l e r s a r e n ' t c o m p l e t e l y s e r i o u s . T h e night h a s limits a n d e n d s w i t h a d a n c e . With the recent e v e n t s s u r r o u n d i n g alcohol and

assisting C A S A . O n c e again, this

s t a f f e d a p r o m o t i o n a l booth at the

your c o m m u n i t y spirit.

organization has s h o w n a spirit o f

Westshore M a l l , o f f e r i n g s o m e 2 9

s e r v i n g by d o n a t i n g their services

hours of c o v e r a g e .

To the Editor:

by J e s s i c a L o o m i s ( ' 0 0 ) and Paula

tion to o u r staff. A n d while you w e r e n ' t trying to

a w a r d s , i n c l u d i n g one this past m o n t h . D u r i n g the A C P C o n f e r e n c e

C h a m p i o n ( ' 0 0 ) , let us just say one t h i n g : w e w i l l n e v e r be a b l e t o

Jane Bast • Dawn Dodge Kanaan

• Knrt Koehler

• Ben Downie

• Melanie Lofquist Sampson

• Grade • Jessica

George Lyons

p e o p l e w h o will be u n h a p p y with

l o o k i n g to increase o u r w o n d e r f u l ,

m a y be h a v i n g , is w h y there are no

h o w the M i l e s t o n e t u r n s out. We

hard w o r k i n g staff, we u n d e r s t a n d

G r e e k c o m p o s i t e s . L i k e the 1999

w o r k very hard to include as m a n y

that not e v e r y o n e has the l i m e t o

b o o k , this y e a r ' s b o o k will not in-

p e o p l e as possible. There are almost

w o r k on the book. I w o u l d s u g g e s t

c l u d e c o m p o s i t e pictures, but in an

3,000 students, 5 0 0 faculty and

that y o u r role in the M i l e s t o n e b e

e f f o r t to c o m p r o m i s e , e a c h G r e e k

s t a f f , a n d the b o o k only c o n t a i n s

that you m a k e sure your o r g a n i z a -

o r g a n i z a t i o n will h a v e their o w n

2 8 8 pages. As m u c h as we w o u l d

tion s u b m i t s i n f o r m a t i o n on time.

like to increase the size of our b o o k ,

You were c o n c e r n e d that y o u r m a -

s p r e a d . B e f o r e we r e c e i v e m o r e letters, let m e say o n c e again that we

it is simply not in o u r b u d g e t .

j o r w a s not M i l e s t o n e worthy, b u t

c a n n o t please e v e r y o n e . We are not

W h i l e we appreciate suggestions,

w e r e c e i v e d no i n f o r m a t i o n f r o m

i n c l u d i n g c o m p o s i t e s f o r several

it is i m p o s s i b l e to i n c l u d e e v e r y

the students involved in that m a j o r .

r e a s o n s . M o s t of it is d u e to the ex-

aspect of the m u s i c d e p a r t m e n t . W e

tra time a n d energy these pages take

k n o w that there are m a n y important

We are also busy c o l l e g e s t u d e n t s and w e need the h e l p of the student

activities that are s p o n s o r e d b y the

b o d y t o include as m u c h i n f o r m a -

p o s i t e s , l o o k u p i n f o r m a t i o n on

m u s i c d e p a r t m e n t , and w e are plan-

tion a s possible. We just d o n ' t think p e o p l e real-

e a c h individual, input all of it into

sections. It took so much of our time

will not g o h o m e in M a y like ev-

decision and others will be pleased. It w o u l d be ideal if we could m a k e

students on c a m p u s , we w o r k very hard to b a l a n c e our classes, h o m e -

e v e r y o n e h a p p y , but w e realize that this is unrealistic. We are, however,

ceive c o v e r a g e . W e w a n t e d t o cre-

work, and j o b s with extracurricular

always open to suggestions. This

ate a book that highlighted that par-

activities. M u s i c m a j o r s m a y spend

b o o k b e l o n g s to the entire student

ticular year and this m a y have

their entire day in N y k e r k , like sci-

body and it is o u r goal to represent

caused s o m e events to be sacrificed. It also needs to be said that for

e n c e m a j o r s are stuck in Peale, like

all of y o u .

the 1999 M i l e s t o n e , letters w e r e

c o m p u t e r lab, and like the M i l e stone staff w h o live in the o f f i c e .

e v e n t s that only h a p p e n o n c e in a while (the r e m o d e l i n g of the Kletz) and are t h e r e f o r e m o r e likely to re-

sent to e a c h of the a c a d e m i c groups, as well as all student organizations,

,

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ing a y e a r b o o k . We started the 2 0 0 0 b o o k d u r i n g the s u m m e r , and we

o u r c o m p u t e r , organize it all, and pull out n e w actives f r o m t h e i r c l a s s

e r y o n e else, but in June after we finish the book. Like you, and m o s t

The Ant hni is a i>nnliu't ofsluilcni cjfori unil is funilcil ilimngh llie Hope College Siiideni Cunyirss ' V ' / " ' / ' r / " " " " . v Cnniinillcc Lcllers in ihc clilor nit encnunited Ihongh due theIn m u s i c g r o u p s . In the " G r e e k s >1x111' liniiliilinns the Anchor resents lilt right in eilil The opinions addressed in llie and GService r o u p s " section, w e only write filirorial ore solely ihose of the edilor-in-chiej. Stories from the Hope College News ore n prndnit nfthe Pnhlii Relations Office. 0ne-\enr suosi riptinns tn tilt Anchor on are those g r o u p s w h o submit infornvailahlc lor 5/.f. We resen e the right to accept or reject am advertising

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ize h o w m u c h w o r k g o e s into m a k -

to d o . W e had to hunt d o w n c o m -

that o t h e r sections s u f f e r e d . S o m e p e o p l e will be u n h a p p y with o u r

and not one w a s returned by any of

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in Atlanta, the 1999 b o o k took fifth p l a c e in Best of S h o w . T h a t ' s fifth place nationally. Another question many people

tures to m a k e r o o m for all the music g r o u p s . T h e r e a r e a l s o m a n y

Sam Chad

belittle us, that is exactly w h a t you did. W e w o u l d greatly a p p r e c i a t e y o u r h e l p . W h i l e we a r e a l w a y s

d e c i s i o n s like cutting out c l a s s pic-

staff r e p o r t e r s

d e p a r t m e n t s , etc. in a c o l l e g e yearbook. T h e M i l e s t o n e has w o n m a n y

all of them. We would h a v e to m a k e

Bociine • Sarah Hooker

f r o m the b o o k ; rather it is the rezation to relay intent and i n f o r m a -

n i n g on i n c l u d i n g several in this y e a r ' s book. We just cannot include

staff p h o t o g r a p h e r s

of yearbook

sponsibility of the g r o u p or o r g a n i -

S t u d e n t s c a n f i n d a lot of t h i n g s t o d o w o r s e t h a n

Jennifer

C A S A Executive Director

In r e s p o n s e to the letter written

think twice b e f o r e it q u e s t i o n s Vegas N i g h t ' s intentions.

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one of their projects, thus e n a b l i n g

Fonda Green

We extend o u r appreciation to the

staff defends content

please everyone. No matter h o w h a r d w e try, t h e r e will be s o m e

editor-in-chief Michael Zuidema production editor Paul Loodeen campusbeat editors Carrie Arnold Julie Green sports editor Andrew Kleczek intermission editor S(ira E. iMtners spotlight editor Andrew Lotz infocus editor Dana Lamers photo editor Johnathan Muenk copy editor Matt Cook ad representative Kate Van Krimpen ad designer Dana Lamers distribution mgr. Doug Sweetser production assistant Christine Trinh faculty advisor Tim Boudreau

for work us to s e r v e H o l l a n d ' s at-risk, disa d v a n t a g e d c h i l d r e n . T h a n k s for

t h e r e is n o t h i n g to d o on c a m p u s . T h e c o l l e g e n e e d s to

m e e t the press

R e b e c c a d e Velder ('99)

R e c e n t l y , 24 of their m e m b e r s

as m a n y s i m i l a r i t i e s to A t l a n t i c C i t y a n d L a s Vegas as it

pretend gambling.

munity.

families with T h a n k s g i v i n g baskets.

Milestone

have a m i s c o n c e p t i o n that H o l l a n d is b o r i n g and that

h o p e for the c o l l e g e and the c o m -

We would like to g i v e o u r t h a n k s to the E m e r s o n i a n F r a t e r n i t y for

to us. Last year they g a v e o u r chil-

an a l t e r n a t i v e to d r i n k i n g a n d p a r t y i n g . S t u d e n t s o f t e n

m e to h e a r stories like that. T h e s e t w o articles g i v e m e s o m e s e n s e of

E m e r s o n i a n s for choosing C A S A as

a l t e r n a t i v e to s p e n d i n g the night d r i n k i n g . Vegas N i g h t

can. T h e college s h o u l d look for activities that o f f e r students

left H o p e b e c a u s e o f it. It s a d d e n s

dren a w o n d e r f u l o n - c a m p u s party, and p r o v i d e d several of our needy

To the Editor:

p a r t y i n g , H o p e s h o u l d b e p r o m o t i n g the night as a s a f e is an e v e n i n g of f u n that g o e s out of its w a y to e l i m i n a t e

not c o n d e m n them f o r not b e i n g a

father is in c h a r g e of an interfaith

thanks fraternity

a free night of g a m b l i n g . R a t h e r t h a n licking their c h o p s over f a k e m o n e y , s t u d e n t s p r e p a r e t h e m s e l v e s for a night

interfaith activities, stays with those people, learns a b o u t t h e m , and in turn learns a b o u t himself. He d o e s

mation. and we a s s u m e that if we d o not hear f r o m you, you are not interesled in being c o v e r e d . T h i s is not o u r attempt to e x c l u d e p e o p l e

e n g i n e e r i n g m a j o r s c a m p out in the

D u b b e d the " D e W i t t D w e l l e r s , " we s p e n d m o r e than o u r fair share of time in DeWitt, and y e a r b o o k is not o u r major. We d o the best w e can. Another point to make, is that you c a n n o t c o m p a r e a high school yearb o o k to a c o l l e g e y e a r b o o k . It is a totally d i f f e r e n t e x p e r i e n c e . T h e r e are m o r e p e o p l e , g r o u p s , e v e n t s ,

Beth Bailey COO) Nikelle Johnson ('99) Kristin L a m e r s ( ' 0 2 )


November

theAnchor

I O, 1999

Intermission

Chapel Choir releases C D STILL SMILIN* Carrrie Arnold

Two of a kind M y roommale and I arc t u r n i n g inlo (he s a m e p e r s o n . W h a i f r i g h t e n s m e is not t h a i I'm b e c o m i n g m o r e and more

configuration. B a r r i n g t h e fact that w e ' v e entered another.dimension, w h i c h is Starting to s e e m m o r e

M/VTX C O O K c o p y editor

last semester, a n d w e w a n t e d lo pres e r v e the m e m o r y and s h a r e it w i t h f a m i l y

T h e 4 4 m e m b e r s of t h e H o p e C o l l e g e C h a p e l C h o i r h a v e turned

and friends," Richm o n d said. "It is g o o d

into r e c o r d i n g artists with the recent r e l e a s e of t h e i r C D , " W o n d r o u s

for the c h o i r to be recorded profession-

Love."

ally."

T h e C D is a c o l l e c t i o n o f 15 s o n g s they p e r f o r m e d on their t o u r of the M i d w e s t last s e m e s t e r . T h e

u s e d as a r e c r u i t m e n t tool to s h o w p r o s p e c tive s t u d e n t s w h a t the c h o i r s o u n d s like.

and more possible these days, I

ing m o r e a n d m o r e like m e . I ' m c o n s i d e r e d by m o s t lo be a

think w e ' r e m e r g i n g into o n e

director a n d m u s i c p r o f e s s o r . B r a d

person. W h e n we have a funny

Richmond. R i c h m o n d c h o s e to r e c o r d t h e C D for t w o r e a s o n s . O n e w a s to

m a d e u p p r i m a r i l y of church music from dif-

as i n s a n e as 1 a m . T h e e v e n t s o f the p a s t f e w weeks have changed m y o p i n i o n drastically. F o r one, s h e h a s f o u n d a sudden affinity for playing

t h o u g h t o r idea, all w e h a v e to

panied by p i a n o or organ. T h e r e is even one

like her. bul lhal s h e ' s b e c o m -

n e v e r t h o u g h t that s o m e o n e , somewhere, could possibly be

s o m e are accom-

T h e C D will a l s o be

C D is p r o d u c e d by C h a p e l C h o i r

s o m e w h a t bizarre person and I

e m . S o m e a r e u n a c c o m p a n i e d , and

gospel song. "The o n l y non-sa-

" W o n d r o u s L o v e " is

d o is turn a r o u n d a n d l o o k at e a c h other, a n d a l m o s t w i t h o u t

raise m o n e y f o r this y e a r ' s C h a p e l

f e r e n t t i m e periods. It

C h o i r tour. T h e other w a s to d o c u -

fail, w e j u s t start c r a c k i n g up.

m e n t t h e w o r k of m e m b e r s of the

includes works by B e n j a m i n Britten, Wil-

W e ' v e d e v e l o p e d j o k e s that h a v e b e c o m e so o b s c u r e , w e ' r e

choir. " T h e y w e r e really s i n g i n g well

liam

Byrd,

c

s o n g is t h e Latvian folk s o n g B .

R i c h m o n d

Ralph and M o s e s Hogan.

w e r e f u n n y in t h e first p l a c e .

' K a s tie tade,' but

Vaughan Williams, Robert Shaw

n o l o n g e r certain w h y they

r e d

R i c h m o n d thinks that the a l b u m ,

C D ' s n o n - s t o p , j u s t like m e . T h e n , of c o u r s e , s h e ' s p i c k e d

W e ' v e e n d u r e d the trials a n d

pieces are

w h i c h w a s r e c o r d e d in D i m n e n l Chapel and Central Avenue Chris-

t r i b u l a t i o n s of p h y s i c s , l a b

taken from

tian R e f o r m e d C h u r c h , c a m e out the

u p t h e t h o u g h t that s l e e p is j u s t

write-ups, research papers, and massive exams.

the music

w a y he w a n t e d it. "I w a s q u i t e happy with the p r o d u c -

Enya and Sarah McLachlan

" T h e

that is a v e r y b e a u t i f u l s o u n d i n g p i e c e , " R i c h m o n d said.

N o n e t h e l e s s , w e still laugh.

"It c a m e off really w e l l , " he said.

T w o people can't possibly

of t h e s a c r e d litera-

g o t h r o u g h all of this a n d not

t u r e , "

f o r m s o m e sort of special

Richmond

tion value. T h e y set t h e sound of the live r e c o r d i n g using r e v e r b to match

r e c e n t l y that S a r a h a s j o i n e d

b o n d , u n l e s s they g o a f t e r e a c h o t h e r ' s t h r o a t s . S e e i n g that

s a i d . " T h e r e is

the C h a p e l r e c o r d i n g s . W h e n I listen to it n o w , I c a n ' t tell w h i c h w a s

the " S c i e n c e N e r d s W h o D o n ' t

w e ' r e b o t h still alive and

real variety

done where."

Sleep" club. N o t to be o u t d o n e , h o w e v e r ,

c h u g g i n g , I d o n ' t think that will h a p p e n .

here. T h e r e are s o m e

T h e C D is b e i n g s o l d for $ 1 0 at t h e H o p e C o l l e g e m u s i c o f f i c e and

I have definitely picked up s o m e of h e r little q u i r k s .

T a k e this w e e k e n d , f o r i n s t a n c e . W e s t a y e d u p until 3

from the sixteenth

the H o p e - G e n e v a Bookstore.

a . m . w a t c h i n g trash T V and

century

" C h a p e l Choir m e m b e r s are l o a d e d d o w n w i t h c o p i e s of it, so it

and

some

c a n be p u r c h a s e d from t h e m , " Rich-

on there. W e w e r e n ' t d i s t u r b e d

that

are

m o n d said. "It is i m p o r t a n t for us

f r o m an i n g r e d i e n t y o u a d d to a

in the s l i g h t e s t that w e c o u l d

quite mod-

c a k e mix to s o m e t h i n g y o u c a n eat right out of the can.

h a v e been s l e e p i n g .

a n o t h e r o n e of t h o s e t i m e wasting activities, such as e a t i n g a n d b r u s h i n g y o u r hair. W h i l e I h a v e b e e n like this f o r q u i t e s o m e time, i t ' s only b e e n

I can never have enough smoked a l m o n d s and cashews. Baking cocoa has changed

T h e p r o o f of all of this occurred about t w o weeks a g o at l u n c h . W e w o r e t h e s a m e shirt, b a g g y j e a n s , b r o w n hiking boots and white socks. Not similar enough, you say?

m a k i n g f u n of all of the p e o p l e

It's s t r a n g e to think that j u s t by living t o g e t h e r with months, s o m e o n e could end up b e i n g y o u r f r i e n d f o r life. O f c o u r s e , I still h a v e a c o n s i d e r a b l e w a y to g o in c o n v e r t i n g her c o m p l e t e l y .

e n t r e e , virtually identical salads, a n d o t h e r s i m i l a r items.

j o y s of b e i n g a c a f f e i n e a d d i c t

order, left the s a m e r e m a i n s on our trays, a n d our s i l v e r w a r e w a s e v e n left in t h e s a m e

• W o m e n ' s Issues O r g a n i z a t i o n shows sweatshop documentary v i d e o in t h e O t t e R o o m at 7 p . m . •The P r e s i d e n t i a l L e c t u r e S e r i e s h o s t s Rev. L e w i s S m e d e s at 4 p . m . in t h e DeWitt Theatre.

N o v . 12 ' " S n o o p y " at 7 p . m . in t h e DeWitt Studio Theatre. •SAC movie "Wild. Wild West" at 7 p . m . . 9 p . m . . a n d m i d n i g h t in W i n a n t s A u d i t o r i u m •The K n i c k e r b o c k e r f r a t e r n i t y h o s t s A I D S reality c o n c e r t f r o m 7 p . m until m i d n i g h t in the Klctz.

to u s e this to raise m o n e y . "

Opus prepares fall magazine JULIE GREEN cam pus beat editor

Three limes a year students are a b l e to e x c h a n g e t h o u g h t s , f e e l i n g s

" I t ' s a f o r u m f o r t h e literary a n d visual a r t s , " B o d e said. The biggest change the magazine will h a v e this y e a r is in size. T h e f o r m a t will be 8 . 5 - by - II

e n c e s , " T o m m o l a said. In addition to t h e m a g a z i n e . O p u s puts o n O p u s J a m s . T h e s e a r e inf o r m a l m e e t i n g s w h e r e s t u d e n t s can read a n d s h a r e poetry. " O p u s J a m is o p e n t o e v e r y -

a n d i d e a s t h r o u g h literary w o r k s in

i n c h e s , w h i c h will a l l o w a l a r g e r

Opus. T h e tri-yearly e x c h a n g e h a s b e c o m e a tradition of art a n d w o r d s

s p a c e to w o r k with, said C r a i g T o m m o l a ( ' 0 1 ) , e d i t o r - i n - c h i e f of O p u s . H i s h o p e is that this e x t r a

and affirming group." O p u s h o l d s the j a m s a b o u t e v e r y

s o m e t h i n g I ' m j u s t g o i n g to h a v e to w o r k on n o w .

that h a s o p e n e d t h e literary life u p

r o o m will p e r m i t visual a n d literal

t w o w e e k s , and attracts b e t w e e n 15

to s t u d e n t s .

a n d 2 5 p e o p l e . P a r t i c i p a n t s c a n lis-

S o if y o u ' l l e x c u s e m e . . .

"People who normally wouldn't read poetry c a n get a taste of w h a t ' s

art p i e c e s to be c o n n e c t e d . "I w a n t to s e e m o r e visual art in

She hasn't found the obscure yet. A n d that, I c a n tell y o u , is

Up ard Coming Nov. 10

Conductor. Brad Richmond

s o m e o n e else for about three

W h i l e e a t i n g at P h e l p s D i n i n g Hall, w e got the s a m e

W e ate our f o o d in t h e s a m e

HOP€ COLLEGE CHAPEL CHOIR

•Theatre 490 stages "Snoopy" at 7 p . m . i n t h e D e W i t t S t u d i o Theatre.

g o i n g on c a m p u s , " s a i d O p u s staff m e m b e r Katie B o d e ( ' 0 2 ) .

we c a n take a n y t h i n g that c a n be put

B o d e . " I t ' s a r e a l l y g o o d w a y to k n o w w h a t ' s g o i n g on with other

to publish b e f o r e the e n d of N o v e m -

on a p a g e . " A central t h e m e c a n be s e e n in

ber. T h i s year, o v e r 100 w o r k s w e r e

m o s t of t h e literary w o r k s . "You can definitely see a college

submitted, and over 5 0 were cho-

k i n d o f g e n r e , b e c a u s e w e ' r e all

b e f o r e t h e e n d of the semester. "I w o u l d like to b r i n g t h e m back

sen to be p r i n t e d .

g o i n g t h r o u g h the c o l l e g e e x p e r i -

m o r e f r e q u e n t l y , " T o m m o l a said.

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T h i s w e e k e n d , the H o l l a n d c o m m u n i t y will h a v e the o p p o r t u n i t y to altend a p e r f o r m a n c e of the Holland

• " S n o o p y " at 7 p . m . in t h e DeWitt Studio Theatre •SAC m o v i e "Wild, Wild West " at 7 p.m., 9 p . m . , a n d m i d n i g h t in W i n a n t s A u d i t o r i u m • S o u p d i n n e r f r o m 5 p . m . until 6 : 4 5 p . m . in t h e M a a s Auditorium. •Holland C h a m b e r O r c h e s t r a Fall c o n c e r t in D i m n e n l M e m o r i a l C h a p e l at 8 p . m . •International Food Fair from 7 p . m . to 9 p . m . in P h e l p s .

" T h e y ' r e smaller affairs," said

writers in an i n f o r m a l a t m o s p h e r e . " O p u s p l a n s on t w o m o r e j a m s

Chamber concert to be held staff reporter

N o v . 13

ten, r e a d a p i e c e of their o w n w o r k , o r read a p i e c e f r o m a n o t h e r writer.

t h e m a g a z i n e t h i s y e a r , " he s a i d . " S o f a r all w e ' v e had is p h o t o s , but

T h e O p u s m a g a z i n e is p l a n n i n g

N o v . II

b o d y , " B o d e said. "It's a pretty open

C h a m b e r Orchestra. T h e c o n c e r t w i l l be h e l d in D i m n e n l C h a p e l on S a t u r d a y , N o v . 13, at 8 p . m . " T h i s is actually the o p e n i n g c o n cert f o r our lOlh a n n i v e r s a r y cele b r a t i o n s e a s o n , " said o r c h e s t r a director and Hope music professor Mihai Craioveanu. In a d d i t i o n to p e r f o r m i n g in the c o n c e r t on Saturday, R i c h a r d R o b erts will also be d o i n g a violin m a s ter c l a s s on Friday, Nov. 12, at 3

p . m . in W i c h e r s A u d i t o r i u m . T h e Holland C h a m b e r Orchestra is m a i n l y m a d e u p of m e m b e r s of the Holland c o m m u n i t y , but app r o x i m a t e l y 10 H o p e C o l l e g e stud e n t s a r e m e m b e r s as well. T h e m u s i c b e i n g p e r f o r m e d is

" L i s t e n i n g to an o r c h e s t r a is a w a y to listen lo t h e b e s t of both w o r l d s b e c a u s e y o u get the strings and the p e r c u s s i o n , " C r a i o v e a n u said. "It will be a very c o l o r f u l perf o r m a n c e a n d a c o m p l e x type of m u s i c for t h e listener to listen lo."

f r o m a variety of historical p e r i o d s . T h e c o n c e r t will i n c l u d e c o m p o -

C r a i o v e a n u h o p e s that even those u n f a m i l i a r with classical c o m p o s i -

s i t i o n s s u c h as R i c h a r d S l r a u s s ' "Serenade for W i n d s " and

t i o n s will find t h e e v e n t entertain-

B e e t h o v e n ' s first S y m p h o n y . "It is e x c i t i n g to listen to a n d perf o r m t h e w o r k s of t h e m a s t e r s , " C r a i o v e a n u said. A h i g h l i g h t of the c o n c e r t will be guest soloist R o b e r t s w h o is a vio-

ing. " T h i s is a w a y to gel e x p o s u r e lo classical m u s i c for those w h o a r e n ' t f a m i l i a r with it," he said. "It is a g o o d e v e n t t o g o lo a n d be entert a i n e d a n d e x p o s e d to a n e w expe-

linist for the M o n t r e a l S y m p h o n y

r i e n c e , e s p e c i a l l y if y o u d o n ' t g o in with any p r e c o n c e i v e d ideas and are

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speech. "Spread your wings. W h e r e will y o u g o t o d a y ? " "02 o p e n e d t h e s e c o n d half of the e v e n i n g w i l h " T h e L u l l a b y o f B r o a d w a y . " u n d e r ihc d i r e c l i o n of Melissa N i e n h u i s ( ' 0 0 ) . B o i h h a l v e s of the p r o g r a m c o n c l u d e d wilh t h e play p o r t i o n of the c o m p e t i t i o n . T h e first half e n d e d w i l h the ' 0 3 play, " B a t m a n

A d v e n t u r e s of Robin V a n d e r H o o d and His Merry D u t c h m e n , " w a s wrilten by p l a y c o a c h e s M e r e d i t h Atkins ('00) and A m y M o l d e n h a u e r ('00). T h e play included a klompen contest between Robin and the S h e r i f f of H o l l a n d as well as numerous Beanie Babies. A l t h o u g h d i s a p p o i n t e d in ihe loss, play p a r t i c i p a n t B e c k y R a s d a l l ( ' 0 3 )

and His T u l i p s , " c o a c h e d by Jodi

is g l a d lo h a v e b e e n a pari of the

Kurlze ( ' 0 1 ) and Sarah Pedley

Nykerk experience. "It w a s l i m e - c o n s u m i n g , " said

COl). T h e final p e r f o r m a n c e of the e v e n i n g , the ' 0 2 play " T h e

R a s d a l l , " b u t I w o u l d n ' t t r a d e it f o r the world."

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JOKER'S E V I L S C H E M E S : The Joker, played by Anne Oppenhuizen ('03), delivers her insidious manifesto to Public Safety Officer Gordon, Lindee Claerbout (03).

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C U P W R A N G LE R: Nykerk General Chair Marie Provost ('00) presents the Nykerk Cup to the class of2002.

BUTTERFLY SUCCESSES: Orator Kristi Cummings (*03) demonstrates the surprise a caterpillar feels when it learns it has wings and that it can soar outside the lines.

A STARTING P O I N T : Orator Heather Dustin ('02) stresses the importance of considering the lines of life as a starting point rather than an ending point.

THE DANCING VANDERSNOXTS Jackie Ryczek ('02) struts her stuff in a clog competition as Esmerelda, one of the VanderSnott sisters. The sisters provided a comic interlude for the dance contest, as well as a sequence that facilitated a set change.


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H A L L ? : The members of the sophomore song belt out their rendition of "Lullaby of Broadway1', which T H E Y ' R E RED H O T : The 2002 Song Morale entertains their women during intermission with skits and cheers. One aspect of Nykerk that is important is the mutual respect and spirit of caring that each class demonstrates for the other's participants in the form of positive and uplifting cheers.

All photos courtesy T o m Renner and the Office of Public Relations

TOASTER C O N TROVERSY I N WAYNE MANOR: Robin, Anna Krekelberg ('03), questions Batman's secret identity Bruce Vander Wayne, played by Jane Bast ('03), about his stringent toaster usage regulations. Nykerk Play participants develop their own props, and scenery, like the Bat Computer in the background, which featured flashing lights and a projection screen, built for them by their Play Morale.

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Intermission

Movember

I O, I 9 9 9

Students produce "Snoopy" and " A W o m a n ' s Place p e r i e n c e , " D e V r i e s said. " S h e h a s

day, Nov. 18, Friday, Nov. 19, a n d

d u c t i o n s , " A W o m a n ' s P l a c e " has

a d u l t s , a n d $ 2 for c h i l d r e n .

d o n e a lot o f c h i l d r e n ' s theatre. S h e

S a t u r d a y , N o v . 2 0 at 8 p . m . All

" S n o o p y ! " is a m u s i c a l c o m e d y b a s e d on the p o p u l a r c o m i c strip.

w o r k s in h i g h s c h o o l s n o w . " A l t h o u g h D e V r i e s is p l a n n i n g on

s h o w s will be in t h e S t u d i o T h e a t r e

all s t u d e n t actors. " T h e y ( s t u d e n t a c t o r s ] are fun lo

N o v . 13 at 7 p . m . T i c k e t s are $ 4 for

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a n d tickets are $2. T h e p r e m i s e b e h i n d t h e play is a

w o r k w i t h . " J o h n s o n said. " S u r e ,

g o i n g into c h i l d r e n ' s theatre w h e n she graduates, she thinks " S n o o p y ! "

f i c t i o n a l m e e t i n g of f i v e w o m e n

not as m a t u r e a s adult actors, b u l

f r o m d i f f e r e n t t i m e s in h i s t o r y .

t h a t ' s part of t h e c h a l l e n g e . T h e at-

as C h a r l i e B r o w n . C a r l a Carrozierre

is not j u s t f o r k i d s . " I l will lend itself well to H o p e

E a c h w o m a n h a s a radically d i f f e r -

been a luHilling and e n j o y a b l e

( * 0 3 ) as L u c y , K r i s t i n T i s c o r n i a

a u d i e n c e s , " s h e said. " P e o p l e k n o w

m o s p h e r e h a s less p r e s s u r e a n d it's less formal."

l i m e , " said s t u d e n t d i r e c t o r S h a r i

( ' 0 3 ) as P e p p e r m i n t Patty. M a t t

t h e c h a r a c t e r s ; i t ' s j u s t like the T V

ent role in t h e c h u r c h , a n d a story to tell a b o u t it. T h e c a s t is all

S t e h l e ( ' 0 2 ) as L i n u s , a n d A m a n d a D r o z e r ( ' 0 3 ) as W o o d s t o c k .

specials. It's fun a n d light; you d o n ' t h a v e to think t o o h a r d . I t ' s f u n n y .

women. J o h n s o n h a s b e e n i n t e r e s t e d in

It's c u t e . "

s t a g i n g t h e play f o r a long t i m e . "I r e m e m b e r seeing il w h e n I w a s

T h e c h a n c e lo p r o d u c e o r direct y o u r o w n play a s a s e n i o r p r o j e c t can be a d r e a m c o m e true f o r a theatre m a j o r . " H a v i n g a c h a n c e to direct h a s

J o h n s o n COO). "It is a c h a n c e l o try out all I ' v e l e a r n e d in the past t h r e e and a h a l f y e a r s ; a c h a n c e to try it out m y o w n w a y . " It c a n a l s o be f u l f i l l i n g for t h e a u d i e n c e w h o c a n be e n t e r t a i n e d , intrigued, o r m o v e d by t h e p r o d u c tions. T w o u p c o m i n g s t u d e n t productions

this

semester

P e a n u t s " by C h a r l e s S c h u l t z . I t ' s cast i n c l u d e s Patrick G l a u b ( ' 0 2 ) as S n o o p y . D a n n y Taylor ( ' 0 1 )

" S n o o p y ! " is p r o d u c e d by R e b e c c a D e V r i e s ( ' 0 0 ) . In a d d i t i o n to b e i n g t h e p r o d u c e r , s h e is a l s o

The other upcoming play, "A W o m a n ' s

costume director, scenic director, music director, and she plays the

Place"

c h a r a c t e r of Sally.

J a s s ,

"Last semester I produced 'Re-

" S n o o p y ! " w h i c h is p r o d u c e d b y

ally R o s i e ' s o this w a s n ' t n e w f o r

a n d

R e b e c c a D e V r i e s ( ' 0 0 ) and "A

m e . " DeVries said. "Everything

Miller

W o m a n ' s P l a c e " w h i c h will be di-

w e n t pretty s m o o t h l y and really f u n .

rected by J o h n s o n . " S n o o p y ! " by L a r r y G r o s s m a n

It w a s nice lo be able to c o l l a b o r a t e

more

among everything, especially de-

seri-

and Hal H a c k a d y is t h e o n l y c o m -

sign." T h e director DeVries has chosen

o u s

11 at 7 p . m . in the D e W i t t S t u d i o

is H o p e a l u m n u s Kelly H e r r e m a n s

me. I have always been c o m p e l l e d b y it." s h e

Holzworth,

are

edy b e i n g p r o d u c e d at H o p e this semester. Il will o p e n T h u r s d a y , Nov.

very y o u n g . Il inlriqued and struck

by

said. A s w i t h all s t u d e n t

McNutt,

p r o -

s o m e t i m e s y o u w o n d e r if t h e y ' r e

Johnson feels that Hope audie n c e s will be a b l e to i d e n t i f y with her play. " I t ' s both f u n n y a n d d r a m a t i c , " s h e s a i d . " T h e lives of the w o m e n a r e j u s t plain f a s c i n a t i n g . T h e play is a b o u t

finding

our r o l e s in life,

e s p e c i a l l y in t h e c h u r c h . F i n d i n g y o u r p l a c e in life a n d in the c h u r c h is s o m e t h i n g a lot of c o l l e g e stud e n t s are struggling w i t h . "

piece I will

(99).

Theatre, with additional showings

"I c h o o s e [ H e r r e m a n s ] b e c a u s e I

on Friday, N o v . 12 a n d S a t u r d a y ,

needed someone with directing ex-

staged on T h u r s -

T h e a t e r majors stage student-directed scenes S p e c i f i c l i m e s a n d d a t e s will be deSARA E LAMERS intermission e d i t o r

t e r m i n e d at a later t i m e . " A s student directors, we are

w h a t they s h o u l d d o . " E v a n s ' s c e n e . " W a s p " by S t e v e

a h u m o r o u s o n e that t a k e s p l a c e in

K n i g h t a g r e e d w i t h T a y l o r that

a r e s t a u r a n t in N e w York C i t y a n d

the key to m a k i n g the scene effec-

M a r t i n , l o o k s at t h e v a l u e s of a

i n v o l v e s an a r g u m e n t b e t w e e n the s c h i z o p h r e n i c w o m a n a n d a wait-

t i v e lies w i t h i n the b e l i e v a b i l i t y of

Despite her exper i e n c e in acting, the-

f u l l y r e s p o n s i b l e for all a s p e c t s of the s c e n e . " said S c o t t E v a n s ( ' 0 2 ) .

1 9 5 0 ' s family. " I l is a satirical play that l o o k s at

atre s t u d e n t M i c h e l l e Rynbrandt's ('01)

" I t ' s a lot of w o r k to o r g a n i z e a n d

the false values they hold and

y o u need to learn lo b a l a n c e e v e r y -

latest p r o j e c t is o n e

thing together." A u d i t i o n s for the s c e n e s

m a k e s f u n of t h e m , " he said. In c h o o s i n g t h e a c t o r s t o

ress. " I t ' s a l w a y s a c h a l l e n g e to get t h e a c t o r to f u l l y e m b o d y t h e i r c h a r a c -

the c h a r a c t e r s . "I c h o s e to p o r t r a y the c o u p l e in m y s c e n e as a m a t u r e c o u p l e be-

ter," Taylor said. " W e want the

c a u s e I fell i h i s m a t u r i t y a d d e d a lot lo t h e s c e n e , " s h e said. " T h e char-

p e r f o r m in his s c e n e , the

s c e n e to s e e m real, a s if they are not

acters are very layered, a n d I n e e d e d

w e r e held on T u e s d a y , N o v .

d i r e c t o r s kept in m i n d a

a c t i n g , but instead t a k e on the c h a r -

lo find s o m e o n e that c o u l d p o r t r a y

the theater d e p a r t m e n t ' s directing

2 and casting took

variety o f d y n a m i c s .

acter t h e m s e l v e s . "

this. T h e s c e n e is v e r y v i o l e n t , and

c l a s s that f a c e s the c h a l l e n g e of c r e -

p l a c e on T h u r s -

ating a set. g a t h e r i n g props, and c a s t i n g actors as they p r o d u c e

she considers a guessing game. She is o n e of s e v e r a l s t u d e n t s in

"I was looking for

Student director Cynthia Knight

as a d i r e c t o r I need to first e s t a b l i s h

day. Nov. 4.

someone who could

('00) chose a scene from "The

a c o m f o r t level b e t w e e n the a c t o r s . "

Currently.

not hold a n y t h i n g back

Woolgather"

s c e n e s that they will p e r f o r m for the Hope community during exam

William

M a n y o f t h e d i r e c t o r s felt that

each director

a n d g i v e all t h e y c o u l d

M a s l r o s i m o n e , w h i c h e x a m i n e s the

t h e i r e x p e r i e n c e as a c t o r s will h e l p

is in t h e pro-

to the s c e n e , " said student director Danny Taylor

relationship between a man and

t h e m r e l a t e to t h e i r actors. t i o n s a n d elicit a r e s p o n s e f r o m the

by

" T h e d i r e c t o r ' s j o b is to ask ques-

week. " L i k e m a n y of t h e s t u d e n t s in t h e

cess

( ' 0 1 ) . " O n e of the c h a r a c -

w o m a n , b e c a u s e s h e felt it t a k e s p l a c e in a c o n t e x t that will be u n f a -

class, I h a v e n e v e r d i r e c t e d b e f o r e , " R y n b r a n d t said. " I ' m e x p l o r i n g t h e

her scene and determining how

ters is a s c h i z o p h r e n i c a n d is

miliar to m e m b e r s of the H o p e c o m -

actors and to get them thinking

v e r y e x t r e m e . T h e c h a l l e n g e of

art of d i r e c t i n g as I go. I t ' s a g u e s s ing g a m e that i n v o l v e s a lot of trial

will be s t a g e d .

p l a y i n g the c h a r a c t e r is b a l a n c i n g

munity. " M y j o b is to h e l p the a c t o r s cre-

a b o u t w h a t the scene is actually sayi n g , " T a y l o r said. " A s a d i r e c t o r ,

" I t ' s h a r d lo gel the p i c t u r e f r o m y o u r m i n d o n t o the s t a g e . " E v a n s

t h e t w o e x t r e m e s of this w o m a n

w h a t will h e l p m e t h e m o s t is c o n -

w h o is e i t h e r o v e r l y f r i e n d l y o r

ate the w o r l d of the p l a y , " s h e said. "It l a k e s p l a c e a m i d poverty, a n d is

said. " Y o u h a v e to m a k e t h e y o u r

overly irate a n d finding the honestly

a different and foreign experience

actor and determining what helped

in the c h a r a c t e r . " A c c o r d i n g to T a y l o r , the s c e n e is

for us. T h e s c e n e s e r v e s a s m y e x -

m e find m y c h a r a c t e r , and then help

p l o r a t i o n of that w o r l d . "

t h e a c t o r s use that s a m e t e c h n i q u e . "

and e r r o r to d i s c o v e r w h a t w o r k s . " T h e p e r f o r m a n c e of t h e s c e n e s will take p l a c e in t h e S t u d i o T h e ater in DeWilt and a d m i s s i o n is free.

of

re-

hearsing his/

idea of w h a t t h e c h a r a c t e r s should d o w o r k with the a c t o r s ' i d e a s of

s i d e r i n g m y o w n e x p e r i e n c e as an

intermission briefs W i n n e r s o f P l a g g e m a r s essay c o n t e s t a n n o u n c e d Plaggemars Essay Competition

emphasis, was awarded $100. T h e s e c o n d p r i z e of $ 5 0 w a s

gram. J u d g e s f o r the c o n t e s t w e r e a l s o

w e r e a n n o u n c e d on T u e s d a y , N o v .

a w a r d e d to E n g l i s h m a j o r S a r a h

Vienna S u m m e r School graduates

2. All s u b m i s s i o n s lo the c o n t e s t

M a r t i n ( ' 0 0 ) f o r her p e r s o n a l e s s a y

w h o w e r e p r e v i o u s recipients of the

r e s p o n d e d to s o m e a s p e c t of e a c h s l u d e m ' s e x p e r i e n c e in V i e n n a ,

titled " A m e r i c a n R o s e s g o H o m e . " T h i r d p r i z e , $ 2 5 , w a s a w a r d e d to

award. T h e y i n c l u d e d Lori S c o b y ( ' 9 7 ) ,

A u s t r i a last s u m m e r . Firsi place w i n n e r , D a n a L a m e r s

Language Arts composite major A m y M o l d e n h a u e r ( ' 0 0 ) for her

T o m B a m b o r o u g h ( ' 8 3 ) a n d Eliza-

( ' 0 1 ) . w o n for h e r p o e m titled " T h e

p e r s o n a l e s s a y tilled " A Night at the

H e a v i e s t B a g s I E v e r B e g g e d to Carry; R e m e m b r a n c e s from a Sum-

Opera." T h e d o n o r of the p r i z e s . H o w a r d

m e r S t u d y i n g in V i e n n a . " L a m e r s , an E n g l i s h m a j o r w i t h a w r i t i n g

P l a g g e m a r s ( ' 6 0 ) , is an a l u m n u s of

contact program director Stephen H e m e n w a y in the E n g l i s h d e p a r t -

the Vienna S u m m e r School pro-

ment.

T h e w i n n e r s of the H o w a r d

beth Trembley ('85). S t u d e n t s i n t er est ed in the V i e n n a S u m m e r School program should

T i c k e t s o n sale f o r a n n u a l C h r i s t m a s Vespers a n d on

S u n d a y , D e c . 5 at 2 p.m.,

T i c k e t s for the a n n u a l H o p e C o l l e g e C h r i s t m a s V e s p e r s w i l l be

o r d e r s will be a c c e p t e d , and t i c k e t s will nol be sold at the c o n c e r t .

a v a i l a b l e lo the p u b l i c on S a t u r d a y ,

B e c a u s e the p e r f o r m a n c e tradi-

m a n c e s will be h e l d in D i m n e n t

Nov. 2 0 b e g i n n i n g at 9 a . m .

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running these sweatshops, c o m p a -

y o u r o p i n i o n s as a c o n s u m e r . " said

all w o r k e r s in s w e a t s h o p s are y o u n g

Hope-Geneva Bookstore manager,

women. " S t u d e n t s c a n d o t h e i r part by

nies s u c h as G a p . G u e s s . N i k e , O l d N a v y a n d B a n a n a R e p u b l i c , is to

Trinh. " C l i p off tags and labels, and w r i t e a letter to the c o m p a n y voic-

b o y c o t t b u y i n g their p r o d u c t s . A c -

ing your opinion."

b e c o m i n g e d u c a t e d first a b o u t w h a t s w e a t s h o p s a r e a n d h o w they e f f e c t

c o r d i n g t o T r i n h . this is a m y t h . Boycotting may decrease rev-

W I O urges s t u d e n t s to b e c o m e k n o w l e d g e a b l e o n t h e s e issues.

p e o p l e , " said R a c h e l G a z d a ( ' 0 2 ) ,

e n u e a n d put w o r k e r s out of j o b s

" T h i s is i m p o r t a n t to m e b e c a u s e

a m e m b e r of W I O . " T h e y c a n s u p -

lotally. It m a y a l s o g i v e the c o m -

I c a r e a b o u t p e o p l e , " G a z d a said,

p o r t p e o p l e on c a m p u s t r y i n g to a p p r o a c h t h e i s s u e in a c o n s t r u c t i v e

p a n y reason to r e l o c a t e the m a n u f a c t u r i n g site to a n o t h e r c o u n t r y or

"and you have no idea what goes o n in t h o s e f a c t o r i e s , but o n c e y o u

working conditions. T r i n h w o u l d also like to s e e H o p e

way. educating others and making

city, instead of a d d r e s s i n g t h e real

t h e m a w a r e of s i t u a t i o n s that e f f e c t

get a g l i m p s e y o u w o n ' t f o r g e t — a n d y o u c a n o n l y i m a g i n e the hor-

b e c o m e i n v o l v e d in " U n i t e d S t u -

all of u s — w e all w e a r c l o t h e s . "

problem. " I n s t e a d of b o y c o t t i n g , e x e r c i s e

M a r k C o o k , to e s t a b l i s h a c o d e of c o n d u c t for the p e o p l e w h o m a k e t h e c l o t h i n g the b o o k s t o r e sells. T r i n h s a i d that c o m m o n s u p p l i e r s for c o l l e g e l o g o apparel — c o m panies like J a n s p o r t . Gear, and N i k e , h a v e b e e n a c c u s e d of u n f a i r

dents Against Sweatshops" ( U S A S ) , which bands universities

the library to s u b s c r i b e to " Z M a g a z i n e . " a r e s o u r c e f o r links a n d di-

toring s y s t e m a n d e n c o u r a g e s c o m -

r e c t i o n s for p e o p l e l o o k i n g to be

p a n i e s to p u b l i s h the n a m e s a n d loc a t i o n s of m a n u f a c t u r e r s .

a w a r e a n d active on t h e s e issues.

T h i s issue is o n e of i m p o r t a n c e

r o r s left u n s e e n . "

W I O ' s work has also prompted

t o g e t h e r as an i n d e p e n d e n t m o n i -

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S w i m m e r s look t o d o m i n a t e O n e s t r e n g t h o v e r last y e a r l o o k s l o be the m e n ' s A N D R E W KLECZEK sports editor

d i v i n g l e a m a c c o r d i n g lo p l a y e r s a n d c o a c h e s . "I think it's a lot better a n d a w h o l e lot m o r e f u n , "

J a s o n H a r r i s ( ' 0 0 ) h u r l s his b o d y into c o l d w a t e r of the pool m o s t m o r n i n g s at 6 a . m . E v e n to d e d i c a t e d s w i m m e r s , H a r r i s ' a c t i o n s are a little e x t r e m e . " H e c o m e s b l a z i n g out of n o w h e r e a n d t a k e s a flying leap at the w a t e r , " said Kevin K i r k p a l r i c k

f e r e n t story, as they o n c e a g a i n look to d o m i n a t e

( ' 0 0 ) . " H e ' s t h e m e n t a l b r e a k w e need lo get go-

P a t n o t t said. T h e o u t l o o k l o o k s g o o d f o r H o p e , a l e a m that p l a c e d f i f t h last y e a r at t h e N C A A D i v i s i o n III

ing." H a r r i s , K i r k p a l r i c k a n d the rest of t h e m e n ' s s w i m m i n g and diving leam h a v e been hurling t h e m s e l v e s into the pool s i n c e S e p t . 2 0 . T h e y rep e a l the ritual f i v e d a y s a w e e k , o f t e n t w i c e a day. T h e l e a m will put lhal practice into action as they lake on O l i v e t l o b e g i n their M i c h i g a n Intercolle-

Flying D u t c h h o p e y o u t h will be served rely o n t h e play of H o e k s l r a a n d MIKE ZIUIDEMA editor-in-chief

" W e p r o b a b l y fall b e h i n d K a l a m a z o o or are right

s w i m m e r s d e v e l o p a n d t h e y ' r e w o r k i n g hard at d o -

t h e r e with t h e m . W e h a v e s o m e d e v e l o p i n g to d o . " T h e r i v a l r y b e t w e e n t h e t w o t e a m s is o n e of

ing that." P a t n o t t p o i n t s to D u r a n t e , C o l l e e n D o y l e ( ' 0 0 ) ,

m u t u a l r e s p e c t a c c o r d i n g lo p l a y e r s a n d c o a c h e s . " W e really d o respect their abililies. T h e m u t u a l

E r i n n Van A u k e n ( ' 0 0 ) a n d B e t s y V a n d e n B e r g ( ' 0 1 ) a s s o m e of t h e t e a m ' s s t r o n g e r s w i m m e r s at this

r e s p e c t w e h a v e for e a c h other a d d s to the c o m -

point. D i v i n g is a n o t h e r s t r e n g t h as t h e t e a m u n e x p e c t -

p e t i t i v e n e s s , " K i r k p a l r i c k said. H o w e v e r , it's a rivalry that K a l a m a z o o h a s g o t ten t h e b e l t e r o f t h e p a s t f o u r y e a r s . D e s p i t e H o p e last year. T h e l e a g u e c h a m p i o n s h i p h a d s u c h

board. " W e h a v e s t r e n g t h a n d d e p t h in d i v i n g , " P a t n o l l

a c l o s e m a r g i n lhal if H o p e had finished first in an e v e n t they finished s e c o n d in, they would h a v e w o n . "Il was close. Very tight the w h o l e w a y , "

fifth

at n a t i o n a l s last y e a r in the 1 - m e t e r

said. B o t h the m e n ' s a n d w o m e n ' s s w i m m i n g and d i v -

K i r k p a l r i c k said. " W e ' r e really p s y c h e d u p lo gel

ing t e a m ' s will be in action at h o m e on S a t u r d a y ,

that t u r n i n g the o t h e r w a y . "

Nov. 20 against Alma.

Koenigsknecht, as Brower recovers f r o m a k n e e injury. H o e k s l r a w a s s e c o n d on the t e a m

GREEKS from I

g a m e . K o e n i g s k n e c h t led the t e a m

and organizational conduct w e r e

in r e b o u n d i n g at 9 . 4 per g a m e , a n d

v i o l a t e d , " R e n n e r said. " T h i s action

s e a s o n , ihey will look lo return to

w a s third in s c o r i n g at 10.2 points

w a s intended lo bring into f o c u s this

the National T o u r n a m e n t for the third s t r a i g h t y e a r w i t h o n l y o n e

per game. H o e k s l r a w a s n a m e d to t h e all-

particular incident and the detri-

s e n i o r a n d t w o j u n i o r s on the ros-

MIAA first team, while Koenigsknecht made the second

penings could cause." T h e o r g a n i z a t i o n s will r e m a i n

(*00), Kristin K o e n i g s k n e c h t ( ' 0 1 )

team. " O n e t h i n g I ' v e said t h i s y e a r is

s u s p e n d e d until t h e S h e r i f f ' s Dep a r t m e n t h a s f i n i s h e d their investi-

a n d A m y B r o w e r ( ' 0 1 ) lead a F l y -

that w e w a n t lo b e a t t e a m s with o u r

gation, a n d the a p p r o p r i a t e , if any,

ing D u t c h l e a m that f i n i s h e d last

d e p t h , " M o r e h o u s e said. "In es-

judicial actions are taken.

s e a s o n w i t h a 2 0 7 overall r e c o r d ,

s e n c e , w e w a n t to h a v e t w o starting l i n e u p s . W e will play 10, 1 1 , 1 2

h a v e a y o u n g t e a m , a t e a m with not

p l a y e r s in a g a m e . " M o r e h o u s e e x p e c t s C a l v i n , De-

a w h o l e lot of varsity e x p e r i e n c e , but with a lot of b a s k e t b a l l e x p e r i -

fiance and A l m a lo provide the t o u g h e s t c h a l l e n g e s in c o n f e r e n c e .

ence," said head coach Brian Morehouse. "You cannot consider

Calvin a n d D e f i a n c e tied f o r the l o p m a r k in t h e M I A A , w h i l e H o p e fin-

p l a y e r s like L a u r a P o p p e m a ( ' 0 2 ) a n d B e c k y S u t t o n ( ' 0 2 ) as tradi-

ished third a y e a r ago. " T h e k e y lo the s e a s o n is w h i c h

tional s o p h o m o r e s w h o d i d n ' t play

t e a m s can win on ihe r o a d , " M o r e h o u s e said. " Y o u h a v e protect

m e n t a l a f f e c t s t h e s e sorts of h a p -

m u s t be t a k e n , " R e n n e r said. The Delphis and Fralers were s u s p e n d e d b a s e d on c o d e 18 of t h e H a n d b o o k of Selected C o l l e g e Policies. It s l a t e s that " W h e n state j u dicial action is p e n d i n g , the C o l l e g e m a y take disciplinary action if to d o so a p p e a r s in t h e best interest of the

tensively last s e a s o n . S u t t o n started

I d o n ' t think t h e r e ' s a l e a m in the

v i d u a l s will be held a c c o u n t a b l e for

at point g u a r d f o r t h e F l y i n g D u t c h , leading the t e a m in a s s i s t s a n d be-

l e a g u e that will g o u n d e f e a t e d . " H o p e will b e g i n its s e a s o n on

their o w n actions. T h e p o s s i b i l i t y

ing n a m e d an h o n o r a b l e m e n t i o n

Nov. 19 at the C a p i t o l , O h i o Tourn a m e n t . Capital e l i m i n a t e d the Fly-

r e m a i n s , R e n n e r said. T h e c h a r g e s that c o u l d be filed d e p e n d s on the r e s u l t s of the

p l a y A u r o r a , 111. on N o v . 2 3 a n d N o r t h w e s t e r n , I o w a on N o v . 27. " O u r n o n - l e a g u e s c h e d u l e will be a

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y o u r h o m e turf and win on the road.

m i n u t e s , " M o r e h o u s e said. " M a y b e m o r e s o than a lot of j u n i o r s in o u r

e d l y g a i n s a n o t h e r y e a r o u t of Kari J a c k s o n ( ' 9 9 ) w h o r e t u r n e d lo finish a s e c o n d d e g r e e . J a c k s o n finished

mutually exclusive. A s ihe F l y i n g D u l c h b e g i n iheir

post player. "Those two played considerable

il," Patnott said. " W e ' r e g o i n g to h a v e lo h a v e s o m e

K a l a m a z o o ' s r e c o r d they d i d n ' t e x a c t l y d o m i n a t e

t h e p o l i c i e s r e l a t i n g to i n d i v i d u a l

all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic A s s o c i a t i o n player. P o p p e m a saw extensive action as a backup

D e s p i t e D u r a n l e ' s o p t i m i s m , Patnott r e m a i n s a little m o r e c o n s e r v a t i v e . "I think w e ' r e a b o u t the s a m e as last year, m a y b e a little s t r o n g e r . O u r d e p t h is not w h a t I w o u l d like

ing 12.1 point: a n d 4.9 b o a r d s per

as f r e s h m a n . " P o p p e m a and S u t t o n p l a y e d ex-

" P r a c t i c e s h a v e been a lot m o r e i n t e n s e and that

o n c e a g a i n very, very g o o d . " S o s t r o n g , he w a r n s l h a l his l e a m m a y not be r e a d y f o r K a l a m a z o o , yet.

in s c o r i n g a n d r e b o u n d i n g , a v e r a g -

12-4 in c o n f e r e n c e . " T h i n g s are looking g o o d . W e

p e o p l e and t h a t ' s a p l u s . " D u r a n t e a l s o p o i n t s lo an i n c r e a s e d w o r k e t h i c in

will pay off in the l o n g r u n this s e a s o n , " s h e said.

ketball l e a m is b e l l i n g l h a l y o u l h a n d e x p e r i e n c e a r e n ' l l e r m s lhal a r e

ter. Team captains Lisa Hoekslra

said L l e n a D u r a n t e ( ' 0 0 ) . " W e ' v e only gained

l e a g u e rival, K a l a m a z o o College, a c c o r d i n g lo head

this a c t i o n . " T h e e v i d e n c e s h o w s clearly lhal

T h e H o p e C o l l e g e w o m e n ' s bas-

championships. " W e h a v e n ' t lost a n y o n e f r o m last y e a r ' s t e a m , "

p r a c t i c e as a key to t h e t e a m ' s p e r f o r m a n c e .

o r f o u r y e a r s , " Patnott said. " K a l a m a z o o ' s m e n a r e

p\r\oXo b y J e n B o d i n e a n d M i l e s t o n e

the league. ' i think il will be b e t w e e n C a l v i n and H o p e , "

giate A t h l e t i c A s s o c i a t i o n s c h e d u l e . T h e t e a m ' s firsl real c h a l l e n g e will c o m e a g a i n s t c o a c h J o h n Patnott. " I t ' s pretty m u c h as it has been for t h e past t h r e e

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said C o d y S t a l e m a ( ' 0 2 ) . W h i l e the m e n h o p e to be s t r o n g if they can gel past t h e h u r d l e of K a l a m a z o o , t h e w o m e n a r e a d i f -

f o r p e r s o n a l criminal c h a r g e s still

Allegan County investigation. " T h e l e a d e r s h i p in p a r t i c u l a r w a n t to s w i f t l y put this b e h i n d t h e m to reinstate the g o o d reputation they have enjoyed for many, many years on this c a m p u s , " R e n n e r said.

league." W h i l e the t e a m will be l o o k i n g

M o r e h o u s e saiu. " W e ' r e h o p i n g that by p l a y i n g a t o u g h n o n - l e a g u e

for c o n t r i b u t i o n s f r o m y o u n g e r p l a y e r s , the F l y i n g D u t c h will still

s c h e d u l e it will r e a d y us f o r o u r

B o t h F r o s t a n d the A l l e g a n County Sheriff's Department were

leasue schedule."

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Sports

November

I O, 1999

FROM THE STANDS Andrew Kleczek

W i n t e r wish list Willi ihc i n c r e a s i n g c o m m c r c i a l i z a l i o n of h o l i d a y s ils l i m e for all C h r i s l m a s o b s e r v i n g

s e c o n d t e a m last y e a r ) lo j o i n

i n d i v i d u a l s lo gel a h e a d s i a n

her. • A n o t h e r 2 0 win s e a s o n . • Beat C a l v i n . Beat C a l v i n .

on ihcir lellers lo S a n i a .

Beat Calvin.

A s spoi ls e d i l o r of t h e A n c h o r . I l o o k ihe inilialive a n d w r o l e o n e on b e h a l f of all H o p e

• T h e t e a m ' s first M I A A title s i n c e 1995. • Did I m e n t i o n b e a t C a l v i n ? J o s h B o s s ( ' 0 2 ) a n d t h e rest of the m e n ' s s w i m t e a m h a v e a

sporis f a n s . Dear Sanla, I k n o w y o u d o n ' l Iradilion-

tall o r d e r a h e a d of t h e m in K a l a m a z o o , but h e r e ' s a f e w

ally w o r k m u c h unlil C h r i s l m a s E v e , b u i here a r e a f e w r e q u e s l s

t h i n g s I ' d like to s e e o n t h e i r

f r o m all of us (hat b l e e d o r a n g e

C h a m p i o n s h i p s in A t l a n t a , G a .

a n d b l u e l h a l w e ' d like y o u lo

• Dominating Relays: the 200 and 4 0 0 medley relays

siarl on a lillle early.

w e r e in the t o p f i v e n a t i o n a l l y

• G l e n n Van W i e r e n ' s

h o m e s o m e h a r d w a r e this year.

last year. L e t ' s s e e t h e m lake • For a n o t h e r y e a r of i n t e n s e

photo

by B e t h Bailey

P U X T I N G O N T H E M O V E S: Hope Hockey player Issac Tarn ('01) cuts through the Central Michigan University defense Friday. The Flying Dutchmen lost the game 7-2 hut rebounded to beat Calvin, Saturday night, 3-1. Mike Alt ('01) scored two goals against Calvin, and Eric Terpstra ('03) scored another. It was the first time in the team's four year history that they defeated Calvin. Hope takes on MOT Community College at home Friday, Nov. 12.

r o a d to the D i v i s i o n III

For i h e m e n ' s b a s k e t b a l l sea son all I w a n l is: "Striving for Six" screensaver

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lo b e c o m e a realily (sixth

rivalry with K a l a m a z o o , but

b o w l s in ten m i n u t e s , b u t o t h e r

"1 t h o u g h t it w a s an a b s o l u t e l y

"I totally feel this p r o j e c t is a b o u t

c o n s e c u t i v e c o n f e r e n c e title).

this y e a r the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n

t i m e s I only f i n i s h five in one h o u r , "

a w e s o m e i d e a f r o m t h e first t i m e I

w i n the l e a g u e .

F e r g u s o n said. "It j u s t d e p e n d s h o w

• A c o u p l e m o r e allA m e r i c a s w o u l d be n i c e .

concentrated I am."

h e a r d about it," said Tracy S u m m e r e r ( ' 0 1 ) , w h o will be p l a y -

G o d , " F e r g u s o n said. O t h e r s t u d e n t s h a v e h e l p e d with

• A trip lo t h e N C A A Division III c h a m p i o n s h i p in Virginia. • T w o a l l - M I A A first l e a m e r s • One all-America • S o m e o n e to step u p a n d fill

• Fans. Has anyone reading meet?

f o r a s i n g l e m o t h e r in the H o l l a n d

munity.

community. P h e l p s C a t e r i n g will p r o v i d e the

"I think t h e r e ' s a real n e e d in t h i s c o m m u n i t y . T h i s is a g o o d w a y to

s o u p , a n d student v o l u n t e e r s will be

m a k e s t u d e n t s a w a r e , a n d to m a k e

T h e w o m e n ' s t e a m will n o

Stegemen ('99) and Chris

d o u b t c o n t e n d f o r o n e of t h e (if not the) t o p s p o t s in the

• A realistic p r o p o s a l f o r an

M I A A . H e r e ' s this y e a r ' s wish

s e r v i n g at the d i n n e r .

list f o r t h e m : • That team captain Llena

Student musicians and poetry r e a d e r s will p e r f o r m t h r o u g h o u t the

g a m e s in u p c o m i n g s e a s o n s . They c a n ' t currently hold them

D u r a n t e ( ' 0 0 ) return lo

evening.

at t h e a g i n g C i v i c C e n t e r .

f i n i s h e s in the t o p t h r e e

Area Center, where the Flying D u t c h m e n could host playoff

• Consistency. Last year's s t o r y l i n e of t h e y w i n , they lose, they win w a s a little t r a u m a t i c on s o m e h a r d c o r e f a n s . W o m e n ' s b a s k e t b a l l j u s t got off a n o t h e r g o o d s e a s o n , a n d I

n a t i o n a l l y in t h e 100 b u t t e r f l y . • A f t e r last y e a r ' s f i f t h p l a c e national f i n i s h , let's s e e t h e t h e m b r e a k t h e b a r r i e r a n d win a m e d a l this year.

think ils t i m e they gel a f e w r e w a r d s like: • A third c o n s e c u t i v e birth in

season. • C o n t i n u e r e c o r d s t r e a k of

the N C A A t o u r n a m e n t , w h e r e

w i n n i n g in d u a l m e e t s .

r o u n d loss t o C a p i t a l U n i v e r s i t y

Yes, S a n t a this is a lot to ask

a n d m a k e a run at the S w e e t

for, e s p e c i a l l y s i n c e s o m e of us have been naughty. But some

Sixteen and possibly beyond.

h a v e b e e n nice.

• F o r L i s a H o e k s t r a ( ' 0 0 ) lo repeal as a m e m b e r of the all-

Y o u r s Truly,

M I A A first t e a m a n d f o r Kristin K o e n i g s k n e c h t ( % 01) ( a l l - M I A A

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m u c h to b e d o n e to help t h e c o m -

an i m p a c t , " s h e said. T h e p r o c e s s h a s b r o u g h t h e r to a

"I definitely wasn't surprised when I first heard about T a n a ' s i d e a , " s a i d E r i n H o o p e s ( 4 02), w h o h e l p e d in o r g a n i z i n g t h e f o o d . " S h e is s o m e o n e w h o ' s very c o n s c i o u s of t h e n e e d s of t h e c o m m u n i t y . " F e r g u s o n i s n ' t s u r e if s h e will m a k e t h i s an a n n u a l e v e n t .

p o i n t of r e a l i z a t i o n that s h e n e e d s

"I c o u l d see m y s e l f d o i n g a n o t h e r f u n d r a i s e r s o m e t i m e , but d e f i n i t e l y

t o d e p e n d on G o d f o r e v e r y t h i n g .

not by m y s e l f , " F e r g u s o n said.

new buildings on. "We're obviously disappointed,"

us, but it n e e d e d a lot of w o r k , "

Bill A n d e r s o n , V i c e - P r e s i d e n t o f Business and Finance. "We didn't

A n d e r s o n said. " B u t w e c e r t a i n l y

a real k e y p l a y e r in the revitaliza-

w a n t to start [ f u n d r a i s i n g ] until w e

w o u l d n ' t b a r e a n y a n i m o s i t y to-

tion of d o w n t o w n . "

k n e w the v o t e h a d p a s s e d . " The Area Center, which would

wards the c o m m u n i t y . "

s o p h o m o r e season form and

• W o r k e t h i c to gel t h r o u g h the t o u g h s e c o n d half of t h e

t h e y ' l l a v e n g e last y e a r ' s first

i n g the h a r p . F e r g u s o n a g r e e s that t h e r e is

this a c t u a l l y b e e n to a s w i m

the large s h o e s left by Pat VanderSlice ('99).

All p r o c e e d s f r o m the f u n d r a i s e r will g o t o w a r d t h e p u r c h a s e of a refrigerator, stove and microwave

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CENTER f r o m I " W e d i d n ' t pay a n y t h i n g , " s a i d

R e n n e r said. " T h e c o l l e g e h a s been

T h e A r e a C e n t e r c o u l d h a v e held

In t h e past, H o p e C o l l e g e a n d t h e c o m m u n i t y have teamed up a num-

a lot of e v e n t s that the c o l l e g e d o e s n ' t h a v e a d e q u a t e facilities for, s u c h as s t u d e n t - b o d y c o n c e r t s ,

w a s to i n c l u d e a 5 , 0 0 0 - s e a t multi-

b e r of t i m e s . O n e of t h e largest p r o j e c t s w a s

p u r p o s e a r e n a a n d an o u t d o o r ice

the H o l l a n d M u n i c i p a l S t a d i u m . In

h a v e a p l a c e that w o u l d hold 1,000-

rink.

the 1 9 7 0 s t h e f e d e r a l g o v e r n m e n t

For the past 4 0 years, the basketball t e a m h a s p l a y e d at t h e C i v i c

o f f e r e d t h e city a grant of $ 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 . Hope offered the community a

1,500 people, and outdoor events a r e a l w a y s s u b j e c t to t h e w e a t h e r .

C e n t e r , w h i c h w a s built in 1954,

m a t c h i n g g r a n t , a n d the l a n d on t h e

f a c t t h a t t h i s did not p a s s , " R e n n e r

a n d d o e s n ' t h a v e a r e g u l a t i o n sized

s o u t h e r n m o s t s i d e of t h e f i e l d .

said.

court. Consequently, men's basket-

Hope has played football games

ball is not able to host playoff g a m e s

h e r e s i n c e 1980.

there. " T h e c o l l e g e will h a v e to m a k e p l a n s f o r its o w n a t h l e t i c facility in

T h e Van R a a l t e C o m m o n s , next to the c h a p e l , are a n o t h e r e x a m p l e

h a v e been located o n the c o r n e r of S i x t h S t r eet a n d C o l l e g e A v e n u e ,

the future," said G r e g Mayberry, d i r e c t o r of o p e r a t i o n s . A l r e a d y H o p e is h a v i n g d i s c u s -

of a j o i n t c o o p e r a t i o n . In 1980, t h e city g a v e t h e street that ran t h r o u g h c a m p u s b e t w e e n D e w i t t a n d Scott Hall, 12lh S t r e e t ,

s i o n s on o t h e r a l t e r n a t i v e s , M a y b e r r y said. O n N o v . 11 f a c u l t y ,

to the c o l l e g e , a l t h o u g h it still h a d

students and a d m i n i s t r a t o r s will

hicles. " T h e city a b a n d o n e d the street to

m e e t lo s e a r c h f o r o t h e r o p t i o n s . Currently Hope has plans for a n e w science building and a n e w a c a d e m i c / d a n c e building, so this type of a facility w o u l d c o m e third o r f o u r t h on H o p e ' s priority list, he said. A n o t h e r p r o b l e m is that H o p e d o e s n ' t h a v e the land to build a n y

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lo r e m a i n o p e n to e m e r g e n c y ve-

a l l o w the c o l l e g e lo c r e a t e the Van R a a l t e C o m m o n s , " R e n n e r said. T h e city a l s o a b a n d o n e d half of G r a v e s P l a c e w h e n Van W y l a n Lib r a r y w a s built. H o p e has also helped the comm u n i t y with d o w n t o w n H o l l a n d . " T h e K n i c k e r b o c k e r w a s given to

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R e n n e r said. T h e college doesn't

" P e o p l e a r e still getting o v e r the


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