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June term offers Polish experience by Pam Lundberg feature editor

Captains BUI Roberts ('91) and Bruce Fletter ('91) will be leading the Flying Dutchmen Into the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championship meet held at Grinnell College In Iowa. Photo by Lance Evert

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A new and improved Knickerbocker T h e a t r e is now open to the public. A n o n y m o u s l y f u n d e d r e n o v a t i o n s h a v e given the Knickerbocker a facelift. The funds used in all the exterior work and in the new lobby were donated specifically for changes in the Theatre. "Several friends of the College have been involed in helping us with this project," said Bill Anderson, vice-president for Business and Finance.

Phil Tanis said, 4 , The The atre is now much more usable for live events which is something we a r e putting more e m p h a s i s on." The T h e a t r e is planning to host the Grand Rapids Symphony, the Great P e r f o r m a n c e Series, the All-College Sing a n d o t h e r events.

The Knickerbocker is owned by Hope College. The College owns the lot the T h e a t r e sits on but the rest is owned by Lumir Corporation. The new lobby of the The atre extends into the new building owned by Lumir. "We have an a g r e e m e n t with them The costs for improvements to that we can use that part of the the interior, such as reur olster building!rent f r e e ) . " said Andering the seats, new carpeti ana son Rental c h a r g e s for the repainting t h e c r . n g nf the T h e a t r e h a v e i n c r e a s e d for theatre, were met by the i uliege groups not associated with Hope itself. "We want to expand the use of As a r e s u l t of t h e i m - the Theatre and see groups using provements, the Knickerbocker it during the day. The long ra nge will be able to host more live goal is to turn the Knickerbocker entertainment. Theatre m a n a g e r into an all a r t s place with not just

film, but also live events on s t a g e , " said Tanis. "Although we a r e going to concentrate on live events because we now have the facilities, we a r e going to continue doing the regular film s e r i e s , " said Tanis. "Students will see a re-emphasis on high-quality foreign and a r t films. We're going to get back into the foreign m a r k e t because there's a lot of good stuff out there." The K n i c k e r b o c k e r d o e s n ' t show R-rated films because the Theatre wants to feature films that a r e acceptable for the entire family. " T h a t allows unrated films as long as the content is suitable," said Tanis. Tanis said, 4,(The Lumir Corp.) worked with us to design the building and their walkway was designed to allow a c c e s s the The atre f r o m Ninth Street for the Hope Students. The outside was fixed to m a k e it fit perfectly and enhance the downtown '

The new June term in Poland "truly is uniq je in t e r m s of what's going on in h u m a n history now," said Dr. Heisler, coor dinator of the p r o g r a m . This " c l a s s " can be used for almost any r e q u i r e m e n t : economics, multicultural, cultural history or social science The Poland J u n e term is open to anyone It is a three credit-hour program for t h r e e weeks. The cost is approximately $2500 including a i r f a r e , tuition, housing and other expenses. The students will be studying economics at the K r a c k o w A c a d e m y of Economics. They will be taught by the staff in a r e a s of sociology, history, religion, etc. Professors Heisler a n d Zajcek will be giving

s e m i n a r s also. "At this time in h i s t o r y , E a s t e r n E u r o p e is changing from a communist society to a m a r k e t democracy, so people get a chance to see what that means in t e r m s of real people," said Professor Heisler of the Economics Department. This program is taught from a wide p e r s p e c t i v e . T h e r e f o r e , "people don't have to be students of economics to a p p r e c i a t e this," said Heisler The students will be taken to the Polish Alps, Warsaw and Polish factories, and will be meeting Polish students. They a r e going to be living in the d o r m s of the Academy. This prog r a m is h i g h l y b e n e f i c i a l because "This time won't happen a g a i n , " said Professor Heisler. Students must apply at the Business-Economics Department by J a n u a r y 15.

An unidentified concessions worker (far left) and former Holland mayor Phil Tanis serve two customers in the renovated Knickerbocker Theatre The theater was recently refurbished through the benefit of anonymous donations. Photo by Rich e u i r


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News Conservative philosopher Kirk to share knowledge on politics and education

Presidential lecturer Dr. Russell Kirk . a noted w^Hn r V ! , , V e P h l l 0 S 0 P h e r . will be speaking this Wednesday through Friday, pr Photo

1 HOPE» - Dr Russell Kirk, a >00 American c a m p u s e s and has leading c o n s e r v a t i v e political also a p p e a r e d often on television philosopher in the United States, and radio. will deliver three a d d r e s s e s at Kirk is editor of the influential Hope College through the col- quarterly journal " T h e Universilege's Presidential Lecture ty B o o k m a n " and was founder Series on Wednesday through and first editor of the q u a r t e r l y F r i d a y . Nov. 14-16 " M o d e r n A g e . " Through the In his P r e s i d e n t i a l Lecture. y e a r s he has contributed to m o r e Kirk will a d d r e s s the subject than 100 serious periodicals in " A m e r i c a n P r e s i d e n t s 1 Have North A m e r i c a . E u r o p e a n d Known'' on T h u r s d a y . Nov 15 at Australia, including "Yale 11 a m in Winants Auditorium of Review." " F o r t u n e " and "The Graves Hall. He will also present Wall Street J o u r n a l . " For a D e c a y a n d R e n e w a l in q u a r t e r of a c e n t u r y he wrote a A m e r i c a n E d u c a t i o n " on page on education for "National Wednesday. Nov 14 at 3:30 p.m R e v i e w , " a n d for 13 y e a r s in Winants Auditorium, and will p u b l i s h e d , t h r o u g h t h e Los discuss " T h e Conservative ConAngeles T i m e s S y n d i c a t e , a stitution"' on T h u r s d a y . Nov. 15 nationally-syndicated n e w s p a p e r at 3:30 p m in W i n a n t s column. Auditorium. Today, Kirk is president of the The public is invited to all M a r g u e r i t e E y e r Wilbur Foundat h r e e lectures, and admission is tion; president of The E d u c a free. In addition to his public tional Reviewer Inc.; editor of talks, Kirk will be speaking The L i b r a r y of Conservative before Hope classes or meeting Thought for T r a n s a c t i o n Books, with students and faculty on and occasionally distinguished Wednesday through F r i d a y visiting p r o f e s s o r at various Both " T i m e " and universities and liberal a r t s colNewsweek" have described leges in the disciplines of history, Kirk a s one of A m e r i c a ' s leading political thought, h u m a n e letters thinkers. He is the a u t h o r of 28 and journalism. books, h u n d r e d s of periodical He has been a Guggenheim essays and m a n y s h o r t stories. r e l l o w , a senior fellow of the He w r i t e s and s p e a k s on American Council of L e a r n e d modern culture, political thought Societies, a Constitutional Fellow a n d p r a c t i c e . e d u c a t i o n a l theory of the National E n d o w m e n t for literary criticism, ethical questhe Humanities a n d a Fulbright tions and social t h e m e s . He h a s Lecturer in Scotland He has addressed audiences on nearly also received s e v e r a l a w a r d s for

his s c h o l a i Iv a n d i ona writing. For several y e a r s K.:> n a s been a Distinguished n r .i;,,- ()f the H e r i t a g e Foundahor ^ P r e s i d e n t Ronald • C{)r . f e r r e d on him the PnCitizens Medal More than a milium • ,.s i)f his books have been .< • i n ( j several have been t r a n s i t G e r m a n . Spanish, Duk ), i- ,. a r and other languages S:\ ()f his books a r e c u r r e n t h • and he has written pi" m a n y others, contribute: •• says to them or edited them In practical politics. K : ^ rl.tv been on friendly t e r m s v, • c i i v i d u a l s s u c h as Hp Hoover. Richard Nixon f ; . v r H u m p h r e y . B a r r v GoM. Eugene McCarthy, Wallace. Lyndon Johnsor ; H Ronald Reagan Amom literary and scholarlv fnem; have been T.S. Eliot. K;i\ !>.„• bury, F l a n n e r y O'Connor ..rnj William F Buckley. Ir The P r e s i d e n t i a l Series through which Kirk ;ip p e a r s was established b\ President John H Jacobson a.s a w a y to h e l p t h e c o h e u t ^ a c a d e m i c d e p a r t m e n t s hnn^ 'o c a m p u s s p e a k e r s who hawdistinguished themselves in fhoir disciplines. The series p r e m i e r e d in F e b r u a r y , 1989 and Kirk is the third speaker of (he c u ri ri ee nnt i a c a da e m i c y e a r

ngler upsets Blanchard; Levin breezes by Schuette Sby Scott S S Kaukonen S * news editor In one of Michigan's closest r a c e s ever. State Senator J o h n Engler narrowly upset two-term incumbent governor J a m e s Blanchard. By less than 20,000 votes, E n g l e r b e c a m e the first chaUenger to unseat a n incumbent Michigan governor in 28 years. Meanwhile, i n c u m b e n t U.S. Senator Carl Levin won an e a s y victory o v e r his R e p u b l i c a n challenger. C o n g r e s s m a n Bill Schuette. Levin g a r n e r e d 59 percent of the vote for his largest m a r g i n of victory in t h r e e Senate races. Engler, who according to polls still trailed by as m u c h as 14 points in the final two weeks of the c a m p a i g n , used his anti-tax s U n c e and the nickel (to symbolize the a m o u n t of relief M i c h i g a n d e r s would r e c e i v e under B l a n c h a r d ' s r e v a m p i n g of property tax law) to close the gap. E n g l e r also benefited f r o m extensive work by Right to Life of Michigan on his behalf in get-

ting E n g l e r s u p p o r t e r s lo Engler to Ihe the polls. K r i s t i n Long (491), vicepresident of the Hope c h a p t e r of Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science national honor society, said " E n g l e r m a d e a good campaign s t a t e m e n t on t i m e for a change. B l a n c h a r d had been in t h e r e for eight y e a r s . Also, the fact that only 15 p e r c e n t of Detroit went to the polls hurt Blanchard " Linda Hooghart ('91), who w o r k e d e x t e n s i v e l y on t h e Republican c a m p a i g n through the C a m p a i g n M a n a g e m e n t class saw taxes a n d education a s the m a j o r issues of t h e c a m paign. " I think the people of Michigan... saw E n g l e r a s the c h a n g e Michigan n e e d e d . " West Michigan proved to be vital to E n g l e r ' s election success. High voter turnout in support of E n g l e r in Ottawa and Kent counties enabled E n g l e r to offset B l a n c h a r d ' s l a r g e m a r g i n s of victory in Wayne county. Blanc h a r d w a s u n a b l e to get the n u m b e r of votes h e needed f r o m

Wayne county in p a r i due to relatively low voter turnout B l a n c h a r d m a y also h a v e been hurt by his own n e g a t i v e c a m paign tactics, a r a r e s t r a t e g y for an incumbent governor Many voters tired of the mud-slinging and while B l a n c h a r d failed to define what he would do, E n g l e r found an issue the v o t e r s liked and the door to the upset w a s open for E n g l e r . Levin simply never was in trouble. Running a s m o o t h c a m paign f r o m the s t a r t of the s u m m e r , Levin r a n a w a y f r o m Schuette who s t r u g g l e d to find issues on which to a t t a c k Levin Levin easily outspent Schuette who w a s u n a b l e to r a i s e the level of f u n d s he thought h e could Levin c a r r i e d all M i c h i g a n ' s most populous counties except for Kent and Ottawa. You c a n ' t doubt that Levin is a m a n of i n t e g r i t y , " s a i d Hooghart. " S c h u e t t e tried to c a u s e the people of Michigan to doubt that, when he should havo exposed L e v i n ' s liberal r e c o r d . " Local U.S. Congress r a c e s saw

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* i n g U P one s e a t to extend theu- a d v a n t a g e to 56-44 ™ e 0 ^ m o c r a t s also picked up nine in the House to i n c r e a s e their control to 268-167. Gubernatorial r a c e s saw the t a k e 18 a n d r S " 1 8 the Republicans t a k e 15. In the t h r e e most c l o s e l y w a t c h e d r T S because of their significance f o r

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the redistrictin^ - .s. thenw e r e mixed res-jl's d e m o c r a t s vum Florid • whu-h gai ; :our congressional seals .ts Lawton Chiles cefeated incum bent Republican Boh Martinez In Texas, which will pick up t h r e e s e a t s . D e m o c r a t Ann R i c h a r d s , in a m u d d y campaign, e d g e d R e p u b l i c a n Clayton Williams. Republicans did hold on to California which will gam seven House seats, as Senator P e t e Wilson defeated f o r m e r San F r a n c i s c o m a y o r Dianne Feins tein. Long w a s " s u p r i s e d at the n u m b e r of close r a c e s - very s u p r i s e d that Ann Richards won T e x a s . But with the redistricting the b a l a n c e will still r e m a i n pret ty e v e n . " The most talked about ballot issue before voters was "Big G r e e n " in California, a sweeping proposal that would h a v e imposed a wide and unprecidented arr a y of restrictions on offshore drilling, pesticide use and air pollutants. Instead it went down to d e f e a t by nearly a 2 to 1 ratio


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Administration postpones new dorm by Kris Olenik •feature editor You m a y have h e a r d that Hope .was going to build a new dorm and you may be wondering what *happened since it was supposed # to be started by now. It seems t h a t Hope has a d j u s t e d its •priorities. The administration put the new dorm on the back 'burner for a while because of the .cost and because it wanted to concentrate on other important 'issues 4

Richard Frost said, "We a r e 4 interested in building a new dormitory. but when is still the ques•tion. 1 don t know what the timetable is at this point." .

William Anderson, vice president for business a n d finance, 'said that they "backed away .from the project somewhat because of the cost." In order to •break even on the project they would have to double the room 'charge for that building or inc r e a s e room costs across campus, Anderson said. This is not •something they want to do. Anderson said they need to • raise some money for the dorm, probably half, in order to put it • up. To build a new dorm it costs . $22,000 per student living in it, he said And borrowing money isn't «a feasible option because interest rates a r e so high • At this point, Anderson said, students would see an increase in 'fees if Hope were to build a new ,dorm. They don't want to lay the cost on the students, they'd ^rather see the dorm pay for itself.

Vesper tickets available Saturday Anderson also m a d e it clear that they didn't want to subsidize the project with tuition money because that should go toward maintaining and improving the quality of education at Hope. When they raise some money (hopefully through a contribution), they a r e c o n s i d e r i n g building the dorm in phases which would also help it pay for itself In lieu of new dorm at this point, the college bought 10-12 new cottages this last y e a r to create more on-campus living s p a c e for a p p r o x i m a t e l y 80 students. Most of the cottages a r e a l r e a d y i n h a b i t e d by students and a few a r e still being remodeled. Anderson said, " T h e property around the college is valuable to us and buying houses kind of kills two birds with one stone. We get more property and please the students " Many students prefer cottage living to dorms and apartments For now building a new dorm would be too costly and the adm i n i s t r a t i o n h a s put o t h e r priorities ahead of it. One of these is financial aid. Anderson said, "Financial aid is one of our highest priorities we have right now. Our feeling is that students would appreciate that more than a new d o r m . " Th^ college actually increased the studem. c ' fina -ialaid budget this year. Oiher priorities include keeping existing facilities up to standard and improving s o m e of them. Anderson said the college

spent $100,000 for new furniture and improvements in c o t t a g e s something they have to do every year. Also thay have spent money for things like computers and other equipment as well as the new athlettcfields. But they haven't forgotten about the new dorm. The architectural f i r m from Boston that is taking care of the dorm plans visited the c a m p u s last year. They met with the administration and students to talk about possible designs. It is still in the works because Hope hasn't finalized its statement for the firm because there a r e details that need to be worked out. Frost said that they a r e paying special attention to what types of things they want in the dorm as f a r as lounge space, recreation space, study rooms, living space (suites, apartment-like,etc.) and bathrooms. In addition to these details there a r e other dimensions of the project that need to be considered as well, according to Frost. Things to be considered a r e the size of the dorm, location, need for the bulling and expected admissions at Hope in the future. But Frost said he hopes to be able to m a k e a more definite decision about the project a s he becomes more familiar with his position and Hope's needs. The administration is being somewhat cautious because they want the project to be a success and fulfill the needs of the students. Anderson said, "If we do it, we want to do it right."

'Sojourner Truth' speaks out on slavery, women

(HOPE) - Tickets for the annual Hope College Christmas Vespers will be sold to the public on Saturday, Nov. 17 beginning at 9 a . m . at the DeWitt Center, corner of 12th Street and Columbia Avenue. The Vespers will be presented Saturday, Dec. 1 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2 at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. in Dimnent Memorial Chapel. The 4:30 p.m. p e r f o r m a n c e on Sunday will be signed for the hearing impaired. Tickets will be $3 each and a limit of four tickets will be sold to a person. No telephone orders will be accepted and tickets will not be sold at the concerts. The sale will continue until noon. However, the concerts a r e traditionally sold out so persons wishing to purchase tickets should consider acquiring them a s close to 9 a.m. a s possible. Vespers, presented by the Hope music department since 1941, has marked the beginning of the Christmas season in the Holland area community for several years. Participating groups will include the Hope College Chorus, Chapel Choir, Symphonette and Brass Ensemble.

Chem students present research (HOPE) - Hope College students presented results from their s u m m e r research in chemistry at the Pew Undergraduate Research Symposium, held at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo., on Oct. &-7. The research symposium was sponsored by the Pew Charitable Trusts to encourage scientific interaction among undergraduate students. The symposium included oral and poster presentations of students' original scientific research. Representing Hope College were junior Chris Briggs of Shelby, Ohio; junior Xin Chen of Shanghai, People's Republic of China; senior Kevin C r a n m e r of Spring Lake; sophomore Ericka Lyszak of Alpena; and senior Darren Young of Fruitport.

Summer camps look for counselors Each s u m m e r , many Hope college students spend a few months working as c a m p counselors. Interested students will have the opportunity to check out various c a m p s Monday, Nov. 19 f r o m 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Representatives and recruiters f r o m m o r e than a dozen c a m p s will be in the M a a s Auditorium. Students a r e encouraged by the Chaplain's Office to come and see what opportunities a r e available and what the application process is for each c a m p . Many c a m p s will have applications available that day. If students have further questions, they can call the Career Planning and P l a c e m e n t Office, x7950, or the Chaplain's Office, X7829.

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• (HOPE) - Educator Daisy Belle Thomas will portray aboli'tionist and Civil War heroine Soj o u r n e r Truth at Hope College on Thursday, Nov. 15 at 11 a.m. in •Dimnent Memorial Chapel

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« The public is invited, and admission is free. . Born in slavery and solH from her parents at the age ol ni. je S . ' j o u r n e r T r u t h w a s the fi st .notable woman to speak out against slavery. Setting out on •foot in June, 1843, she traveled through Connecticut, 'Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Kansas on behalf of her cause. She attended the Nat i o n a l Women's Suffrage Convent i o n in Akron, Ohio, in 1852, cared for wounded soldiers and emanc i p a t e d slaves during the Civil .War, and received a White House audience with President •Abraham Lincoln.

T h o m a s ' p o r t r a y a l of Sojourner Truth is presented as a monologue told in the Black dialect. In c h a r a c t e r she helps a u d i e n c e s u n d e r s t a n d the brutality of slavery and the discrimination faced by women of the time. A veteran teacher and currently employed in the E a s t Lansing

She holds a bachelor's degree from Stillman College, and a m a s t e r ' s d e g r e e in psychoanalysis and education from the National College ol Education in Evanston, 111. T h o m a s also worked a s an educational researcher with the I n s t i t u t e f o r R e s e a r c h on Teaching at Michigan State University, and is currently an a d j u n c t i n s t r u c t o r with the uni-ersity's College of Kducatioi.

Thomas' presentation is being sponsored by the Hope College Chaplains' Office and the Women's Issues Organization.

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Hooe College Collecp promw ( H O P E ) - Hope fessor L a m o n t D i r k s e could not a g r e e m o r e with the e m p h a s i s a report released by the National E n d o w m e n t for the H u m a n i t i e s places on the i m p o r t a n c e of a liberal education for t e a c h e r s , but believes the report goes too f a r in suggesting that professional education c o u r s e s a r e of little use. In the report, " T y r a n n i c a l Machines: A Report on E d u c a tional P r a c t i c e s Gone Wrong and Our Best Hopes for Setting T h e m Right, N E H c h a i r m a n Lynne V. Cheney a r g u e s t h a t a liberal education is essential if t e a c h e r s a r e to h a v e a strong, g e n e r a l knowledge that will m a k e t h e m effective. She also notes that t e a c h e r s should h a v e a s t r o n g background in the p a r t i c u l a r discipline they a r e to t e a c h - a n d that m a n y professional education p r o g r a m s do not r e q u i r e such a background. Dirkse, c h a i r p e r s o n of the education d e p a r t m e n t a t Hope College a n d a m e m b e r of the faculty since 1964. a g r e e s with Cheney r e g a r d i n g the import a n c e of a l i b e r d a r t s education and knowing the discipline being Cg'/we

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taixvu* rv:_i _i taught. D i r k s e also noted that the c o m m i t m e n t of Hope, a liberal a r t s college, to providing a well-rounded, in-depth education for the t e a c h e r s it p r e p a r e s is reflected in its r e q u i r e m e n t s of them. Students in the education prog r a m a t Hope a r e r e q u i r e d to m e e t the m a j o r r e q u i r e m e n t s - a t least 30 h o u r s - w h a t e v e r noneducation discipline they select

jor and their minor a r e a , " Dirkse said. While praising the value of a liberal education for teachers, however, Cheney also s t a t e s that the nation's traditional methods of t e a c h e r p r e p a r a t i o n especially c o u r s e s in p e d a g o g y have been recognized as " u s e l e s s " by m a n y people inside and outside the t e a c h i n g profession " ( T ) e a c h e r s repeatedly

students who h a v e g r a d u a t e d who a r e out in the field t e a c h i n g to indicate the v a l u e of the c o r e r e q u i r e m e n t s , to indicate the value oftheir m a j o r a n d also professional education," Dirkse said. ^In the a r e a of professional ed., w e often find t h a t they wish they had m o r e c o u r s e w o r k then the r e q u i r m e n t s t h a t we h a v e presently." Dirkse noted t h a t g r a d u a t e s

i r i n L h ' a J a r r , c h « " •xperlenc« to do what we're doing, to integrate the teacher ed. program aiong with the liberal arts.* -Lamont Dirkse and must also e a r n a minor of at least 20 c r e d i t s hours. In addition, like all H o p e C o l l e g e students they m u s t e a r n the 57 " c o r e " credit hours the college requires in a r e a s such as history, English, the sciences, theology, mathematics and modern language. " W e w a n t t h e m to be k n o w l e d g e a b l e - t o be a b l e to c a r r y on c o n v e r s a t i o n s in disciplines other t h a n their ma-

speak of t i m e w a s t e d when they describe their professional p r e p a r a t i o n . They view m a n y of the r e q u i r e m e n t s imposed upon t h e m a s a r b i t r a r y a n d unj u s t i f i e d , a n d a n a l y s t s of A m e r i c a n education h a v e long a g r e e d , " Cheney writes. According to Dirkse, though, m a n y of the Hope education prog r a m 's g r a d u a t e s do not a g r e e . " F o r m o r e t h a n 12 y e a r s now we h a v e studies in which we ask

field c o m p o n e n t so that the pra s p e c t i v e t e a c h e r s have an oppoctunity to apply what they are learning. •. The opportunity to gain such field e x p e r i e n c e in even the in« t r o d u c t o r y education courses m o r e o v e r , is one reason Dirkse1 feels that the education program should be p a r t of the reguJap liberal a r t s sequence at institutions such a s H o p e - r a t h e r than provided a s the one-year posU liberal a r t s option suggested by »

Cheney. By giving students an o p p o r t u n i t y to w o r k with' children a n d teaching early on, the p r o g r a m allows them to d e t e r m i n e whether or noi they" enjoy such work

often s t a t e that m o r e c o u r s e s in classroom management and discipline would be useful. T h e r e is also interest in instruction in new teaching techniques a n d theories, according to D i r k s e A criticism leveled a g a i n s t such courses by Cheney is t h a t they tend to be a b s t r a c t , a n d do not e m p h a s i z e p r a c t i c a l e x perience. Dirkse noted t h a t t h e methodology c o u r s e s a t Hope, however, consistently i n t e g r a t e a

" M y concern is if they leave all' the education for the fifth year. 1 think t h a t ' s a very costly pr(>-, g r a m for s o m e o n e who finds out, that he or s h e does not want to go into e d u c a t i o n , " Dirkse said "\ think it's a f a r richer experience' to do w h a t w e ' r e doing, to int e g r a t e the t e a c h e r ed program^ along with the liberal arts

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'I would like to do research work in the area ot international relations.' - B i l l Teichert Intelligence Agency (CIA) " I worked a t a l a r g e r school w h e r e t h e r e w a s not a g r e a t deal of interest. The n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s who h a v e shown interest h a s suprised m e . " Chris P i e r s m a ('91) who

recently sent in an application for the CIA s a i d / ' I ' v e a l w a y s been interested in intelligence They (CIA) provide a good job s o u r c e - s t a b l e . I would like to get in as an entry-level intelligence a n a l y s t . " P i e r s m a began the process in e a r n e s t last s p r i n g while in Washington, D C. " I called a n u m b e r that I got through m y congressional office and they sent m e information " Bill Teichert ('91) discussed the possibility of the CIA with the c a r e e r planning office. "I would like to do r e s e a r c h work in the area of international relations. The CIA offers i n d u c e m e n t s like money for g r a d u a t e school They a r e s o m e t i m e s seen as controversial b e c a u s e they r e q u i r e drug-testing." Hope students who a r e interested in either agency or the Secret Service c a n be placed in contact with r e c r u i t e r s through the c a r e e r planning office. According to Dale Austin, head of the c a r e e r planning office, r e c r u i t e r s c a n be found at c a r e e r fairs. Because of the highly selective n a t u r e of the F B I a n d CIA, they both p r e f e r a few y e a r s of work experience in the people they hire. "They do let students know t h e y ' r e out there, a few y e a r s down the p i k e , " said Austin. He noted that t h e CIA did r e c r u i t here a few y e a r s a g o when they were in a growth spurt.

Kottke C a r r i g a n emphasized that both the FBI a n d the CIA a r e looking for a r a n g e of studenU " ( S t u d e n t s ) think if you a r e FBI you h a v e to be in law But that's not true. You can work for the f e d e r a l g o v e r n m e n t in almost any a r e a . "

'(Students) think if you are FBI you have to be in law. But that's not true. You can work for the federal goverment in almost any area.' --Kelly Kottke Carrigan Among the m a j o r s most appealing to the FBI and the CIA are accounting, computer sciences, engineering, political science, law, foreign l a n g u a g e s and the physical sciences Students who wish to apply for e m p l o y m e n t with the F B I or CIA can expect to w r i t e a thorough application, followed by a n extensive background check a n d interview process. Both also have " v e r y s t r i n g e n t p h y s i c a l req u i r e m e n t s , " said Austin T h e F B I is looking for juniors (3.0 GPA or better) for s u m m e r internship work. Interested s t u d e n t s should contact the c a r e e r planning office for f u r t h e r details.

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Students complain about lack of campus washers and dryers by C a r r i e Maples c a m p u s editor Doing laundry h a s b e c o m e a problem for m a n y s t u d e n t s living on c a m p u s . In D y k s t r a Hall, for e x a m p l e , the s t u d e n t : w a s h i n g m a c h i n e ratio is a l m o s t 35 to one. The s t u d e n t : d r y e r r a t i o is 69 to one. Adding to this situation a r e the students living in n e a r b y cottages and a p a r t m e n t s who also use d o r m laundry facilities Dean R i c h a r d F r o s t said, i 've requested that the R e s i d e n c e Life staff review t h e i r c u r r e n t laundry facilities a n d r e c o m m e n d w h a t c h a n g e s need to be made." Frost said the t e r m s of t h e a g r e e m e n t with the c o m p a n y providing the m a c h i n e s need to be reviewed to see w h a t can b e done to i m p r o v e the situation. He also said m a i n t e n a n c e n e e d s to m a k e s u r e it is physically possible to put in new m a c h i n e s . As for the c h a n g e s being im^ ^ a r t of it is that w e HrfS? ?U a b e u t e r ^ o f w o r k i n g with them (the l a u n d r y company) " said Frost. T h e c o n t r a c t is up for renewal in t h e s n r i n o ^

• K't'U •f m a d e a r e presently being looked into. S t u d e n t s living off-campus a r e n ' t allowed to use college facilities, said Frost. He recommended that any students in d o r m s finding this a problem should report it to the RA or HD The w o m e n of S c h n e r Cottage have found their own solution to this p r o b l e m . The whole house went together to purchase a w a s h e r and d r y e r " I t ' s easier just to do it in your own house and not h a v e to t a k e it to another dorm or a p a r t m e n t . ' ' said Chervl Becker ('92). " I t ' s a lot less expensive this way. If we use it for two y e a r s , we worked it out and in the long run it costs less " They h a v e worked it out so each person h a s one day each week to do their laundry According to Becker, this is working well and e v e r y o n e is helping keep the m a c h i n e s clean and working well. " A f t e r two years we'll t r y a n d find out who's living here a n d t r y and sell it to them." said B e c k e r . The rest of the students on c a m p u s will h a v e to wait for changes.


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Amnesty International chapter 'not political,' more active this year by Amy Giles staff writer "A lot of people think of us a s a political o r g a n i z a t i o n , ^ said Amnesty International Chairperson Elizabeth Bos ('93). She said the focus of the group is not to promote political views but to work for the release of prisoners of conscience, a r e people throughout the world who a r e imprisoned mainly because of their outspokeness against their government. While in prison most do not h a v e access to lawyers and c a n ' t even see their families. Amnesty m e m b e r s write letters and send petitions and t e l e g r a m s to government officials in those countries asking for the release of such prisoners « Bos. said the Hope chapter, which she joined second semester last y e a r , has about 25 to 30 steady m e m b e r s . The group, according to Bos, would like to continue working on the goals they established when they began a y e a r a n d a half ago. ,4 We would like to focus on countries like P e r u , like we did last y e a r and become m o r e educated about them, write letters and do m o r e fund r a i s i n g , " she said. As part of their goal to learn more about the countries a n d the struggle for h u m a n rights, Bos and fellow Amnesty International m e m b e r s took a trip to Chicago this past wekend for Student Activism Day.

"It brings together thousands of high school a n d c o ^ o g e students from the m i d w e s t , " she said. Workshops and speakers were presented throughout the day by host Loyola University. A rally was also held in downtown Chicago as part of the day. Workshop topics ranged from fundraising to the death penalty said Bos

'Just because they may not agree with Amnesty International on an issue like the death penalty, doesn't mean they shouldn't get involved.' - E l i z a b e t h Bos Hope's Amnesty chapter is receiving more and more recognition said Bos, last spr ing's Critical Issues Symposium focused on h u m a n rights and brought a lot of attention to the group. "We had a display in the library and also hosted a speaker from Amnesty's midwest office who was originally from Germ a n y , " she said "We'd like to bring in a speaker on the death penalty this y e a r , " Bos said. That topic is where she sees some apprehension by students. " J u s t because they may not a g r e e with Amnesty International on a n issue like the death penalty doesn't m e a n they shouldn't get involved." In fact, many Amnesty m e m b e r s do not all s h a r e the s a m e opinion when it comes to issues such as the death penalty.

Arparna Thomas ('93) and Arwa Haider ('91) distribute tickets and food at the entrance to the International Food Fair last Saturday. The fair provided students w i t h an o p p o r t u n i t y t o sample the c u i s i n e of different c u l t u r e s .

She said many students also don't realize how i m p o r t a n t writing letters is. "A lot of people think it's only one letter, what good will it do, so they don't even bother with it." She added that when the letters add up it does really make a difference. " M a y b e a n individual c a n ' t change things but a group c a n . "

Amnesty International meets every other Wednesday at 9 p.m. For the location or more information contact Bos or advisor Chuck Green

Artist pulls acrylic murals from modern college library SEATTLE, Wash (CPS) - Centralia College lost a round in a battle to house brightly colored, acrylic m u r a l s that artist Alden Mason said would not look good in C e n t r a l i a ' s m o d e r n i s t i c library. In siding with Mason, King County Superior Court J u d g e T e r r e n c e Carroll ruled Sept. 27 that the state, which owns the m u r a l s , should find a m o r e "app r o p r i a t e " p l a c e to display them. Mason's murals, designed specifically for the s t a t e Senate gallery in 1981, were r e j e c t e d in 1987 by s e n a t o r s who complained the brightly r e n d e r e d P u g e t Sound scenes were unsuitable for the building. Since then, Centralia P r e s i d e n t Henry Kirk h a d c a m p a i g n e d to hang the m u r a l s in his school's library. Mason objected to the site a s too s m a l l and too modern.

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to holding back p r o g r e s s . Here, he fails to o b s e r v e t h a t just a s ali Mr. P i e r c e ' s letter to the editor rules m a y not be just, not all of Oct. 31, is a classic e x a m p l e of societal " p r o g r e s s " is positive moral, ethical, a n d intellectual e i t h e r . Such thinking m a k e s nonsense. " p r o g r e s s - a d v o c a t e s " s e e m very First, he d e s c r i b e s our school sheep-like in their blind accepa s one which does n o t 4 ' t h r i v e on tance. just a s those who do not the classically conditioned Chris- reasonably question a u t h o r i t y . tianity which inhibits intellectual Third, his call for those who striving and self-discovery." It a r e strongly-cpnvicted and selfis obvious t h a t he h a s not fully a s s u r e d to e n g a g e in opengrasped the t r u e concept of a per- mindness once in awhile, so that sonal relationship with J e s u s they m a y achWve m o r e " g e n t l e Christ. If t h e r e w a s ever a outlooks," is s h e e r a b s u r d i t y . religion that e m p h a s i z e d selfHaving an open mind does not discovery a n d higher thinking, constitute a c c e p t a n c e of a n o t h e r Christianity is that s u c h religion. idea or point of view. Our society 1 would a d v i s e h i m to r e a d ex- is based on p l u r a l i s m ; the procerpts f r o m C.S. Lewis, J o h n liferation of ideas a n d thoughts. Calvin, M a r t i n L u t h e r , St. Yet, it does not i n s u r e that all A u g u s t i n e , M a l c o l m M u g - ideas will be considered valid, geridge, or St. T h o m a s Aquinas. m e r e l y for the s a k e of not h u r t i n g He then might r e a l i z e that such a person's feelings. If so, this Bible Schools m a y certainly be society would surely, in t e r m s of on the right t r a c k . true progress, b e c o m e impotent. Second, h e p r o f e s s e s to h a v e Finally, college is not the " r e a l knowledge a n d a c c e p t a n c e of world'' and Hope is not a s e c u l a r societal rules, but not in r e g a r d s college. Its mission is to p r e p a r e

its s t u d e n t s for entry into society as e d u c a t e d and, hopefully, virt u o u s y o u n g adults. Secular society uses laws to temper the a g r e s s i v e self-centeredness of h u m a n n a t u r e for the sake of m a i n t a i n i n g a civilized and o r d e r e d society. Hope goes a s t e p f u r t h e r , applying further laws to try and teach valuable lessons. Such a s the very possible d a n g e r s of alcohol or simply being respectful of one's roomm a t e or neighbor, in society we can s e e the ill-effecLs in individuals who have not embraced t h e s e s i m p l e principles, the i n c r e a s i n g l y higher rales of c r i m e and of substance abuse We should take to heart what Lord Acton said in the 19th cent u r y , 4 4 Freedom is not the power to do w h a t we like, but rather the right to do what we ought

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Christopher J P i e r s m a

Trivial sexism complaints of students obscure the world's real problems Dear Editors: ( I ' v e got a question) about Phelps Hall: Why do t h e girls have to live on top, a n d guys below? T h a t ' s definitely sexist. If anything, they should switch the floors around on a l t e r n a t i n g y e a r s . Why should the girls of Hope consistently h a v e to walk

an extra ten feet?

AnH aannthor KniMinrt IT hUa v e a And n o t h e r building d i s q u i e t i n g p r o b l e m with is G r a v e s Hall. T h e s t a i r s on the North side of the building a r e sexist. Why should g i r l s h a v e to w o r r y about w e a r i n g s k i r t s when walking down the s t a i r s ? T h e holes in the s t a i r s a r e conducive to p e r v e r t e d g l a n c e s f r o m m e n . I d e m a n d that t h e college install

On C ^ f i_ f _ i • . an elevator for fashionable dressed by counting the n u m b e r women to avoid the e m b a r r a s s of suggesUve cartoon c h a r a c t e r s m e n t of the a b o v e p r o b l e m . on pinball m a c h i n e s . And a n o t h e r thing that conThe real world consists of the c e r n s me.... first generation of c r a c k b a b i e s This letter h a s been a written entering schools. T h e r e a l world rebuttal to all the s e x i s m a n d consists of S a d d a m Hussein conpornography issues flying t n f l t o g Kuwait. T h e r e a l w o r l d ' s around h e r e lately. T h e w o r l d ' s problems deal with unemployp r o b l e m s a r e n ' t going to be adment, rape, taxes,

education, sexism, and loo many o t h e r things to list Yes, s e x i s m is a problem today, but if people don't stop looking a r o u n d for things to make sexist, they might become per m a n e n t l y myopic. Sincerely, Chris T u r k s t r a


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Opinion SLIP OF THE MIND November Mondays

JIM MONNETT T h e r e is something special about sunshine on a Monday morning. Monday's a r e usually a time of grunt responses and a steady effort to avoid thinking of all the collegiate g a r b a g e one m u s t go through before the s a c r e d weekend r e t u r n s . But November Mondays m a y be the worst (though F e b r u a r y Mondays a r e right u p there). In November people still have a vivid m e m o r y of w a r m w e a t h e r and playing outside. On TV most football g a m e s a r e taking place outside ~ especially the college games. The outdoors a r e still being emphasized in November. It's

technically still Fall. There a r e some stubborn leaves still clinging to life on trees. Like the leaves, students a r e clinging to their jean jackets a s though it really isn't 35 degrees out. J e a n jackets will bring back w a r m s u m m e r nights. Righto. But for the college student November m e a n s papers. The most p a p e r s of the school year a r e due in the three days before Thanksgiving and s o m e a r e even due the next week a f t e r w a r d . As if driving six hours home wasn't enough in a four day period. We might a s well toss in a 12-page p a p e r on s o m e b e h a v i o r a l disorder for psychology.

Student offers a new alternative to Pull and Nykerk sexism issue Dear Editor: First, I wish to applaud F r e d Vance for g r a s p i n g the full m e a n i n g of the Nykerk tradition. I also wish to applaud the antisexism d e m o n s t r a t o r s a s it is refreshing to see students acting on their words. But I also find it necessary to issue t h e m a complaint (you did well to anticipate it). How DARE you set up a demonstration to convey your opinions and then sign the flyer you sent out 4 4 Anonynmous"! If you m a k e your opinions public, you had better be p r e p a r e d to attach your n a m e to t h e m ..If not, keep them to yourself! If the administration decides that the Pull and Nykerk should be intergrated, to be consistent, they will be forced to also int e r g r a t e all the residence halls,

and Nykerk s h a r e the s a m e purpose (class unity, even-odd year competition, and the building of friendships) but differ in their composition, m a l e and female restrooms s h a r e the s a m e purpose but differ in composition. Do f e m a l e r e s t r o o m s h a v e urinals? Do m a l e r e s t r o o m s have vending machines for femine products? If looked at in this light, restrooms a r e sexist, but it is not a 4 4 bad" f o r m of sexism. Similarly, the Pull and Nykerk a r e not bad f o r m s of sexism.

The upshot of all this is that people a r e irritable (which is the most polite way to describe their condition). Heads a r e getting bit off for the stupidest things. In my house during the Lions g a m e , someone got decapitated for flicking channels on the remote in the middle of plays. Another sure sign of the growing irritability occurs between r o o m m a t e s . In m a n y r o o m s there is a battle being fought over the t e m p e r a t u r e of the room. For some reason hot people a r e matched with cold people. Throughout November one roomie will slam a window closed and go into the bathroom. The other roomie will return and pull the window up, turn on two fans and open the door to establish proper air flow. She will then step next door to pick up a paper. The first roomie r e t u r n s f r o m the bathroom and s l a m s everything either off or closed. Neither will of course mention their problems to the other. Afterall, it is November and if he doesn't know what I like by now... And so it goes.

But irritability doesn't r e m a i n in the dorms and a p a r t m e n t s . It likes to go for a walk to classes and to Phelps. In Phelps that which would be a c c e p t a b l e i r r i t a b i l i t y with f r i e n d s is t r a n s f o r m e d into rudeness with s t r a n g e r s . This is fine since we don't know the people anyway. Isn't it? Since it is November the food selection is becoming routine f r o m the sheer n u m b e r of weeks people have been eating there. So now when the pack f o r m s the grumbles go through the group. Smiles a r e non-existent. And t h e r e is always someone there to become the pressure valve to relieve some irritability upon. Unfortunately, one w o m a n ' s irr i t a b i l i t y is a n o t h e r m a n ' s rudeness (and vice v e r s a ) . Two or three times I've gone into Phelps just hoping for some pogohead to give m e excuse to s t a r e them down a n d g r a c e them with some anatomical negative designator. And when I ' m looking for an excuse, t h e r e is usually someone willing to get in my way. Unfortunately, rudeness

SENIOR SPACE Ignorance leads to censorship

KATY STRYKER

I'm sitting h e r e basking in the glow of neon-blue light. No, I'm not shopping the blue light special at K-mart, I'm studying in the Kletz. It's eight o'clock on a Thursd \ night and it's pretty crowded n here. There a r e a What I would like to suggest is handful oi students studying in a compromise. Keep the Pull and the booths along the 4 4 Hope ColNykerk traditions a s they are. lege Collage." Unchanged. But then c r e a t e a B u t on t h e m a i n f l o o r new tradition, one f r e e from any something quite different is taksexism, r a c i s m , a n d all other ing place. There a r e twenty to isms. A tradition that We, the thirty students faces up, eyes c u r r e n t Hope College generation shining, mouths grinning, intently watching 44 The Simpsons." There is room for both the old, time honored Everyone is mesmerized, caught up in laughter a t the antics of our traditions that link us to our colleges past, favorite little k i d - B a r t Simpson. and for the new traditions that will link us to As the show begins H o m e r (Bart's dad) declines the offer of our college's future! a beer. Way to go. Homer, just say no! But when his boss restrooms, t e a m sports, f r a t e r - can put our n a m e s on and mold to decides to have a beer. Homer nities, and sororities. If the Pull what we want it to be. There IS gives in and has one too. He and Nykerk a r e sexist, so a r e room for both the old, time- justifies his action with the exhonored traditions that link us to these institutions. cuse that if beer is good enough T a k e r e s t r o o m s for instance. A our college's past, and for the for his boss, it's good enough for f e m a l e is r e s t r i c t e d f r o m using new traditions that will link us to him. 1 began to think about c e r t a i n r e s t r o o m s b e c a u s e they our college's f u t u r e ! the c e n s o r s h i p i s s u e r a g i n g say " M e n " on the door. You say through c a m p u s . tliia is not sexist b e c a s u e f e m a l e s What if one person thought that Proudly signed, have a< cess to r e s t r o o m s of their 4 this little scene promoted drinkJ e f f e r y G r a t e ( 92) own? Wrong! J u s t a s the Pull

ing? What if a few m o r e people thought the s a m e thing, wrote a couple of letters and then the next thing we know, the televisions in the Kletz a r e permanently set on National Geographic specials and Sesame Street reruns. Then the problem would be taken c a r e of, right? Wrong. J u s t because something is taken a w a y and hidden doesn't m e a n the problem ends. Being ignorant of a problem doesn't stop it either. Especially when the problem is ignorance. Ignorance is a disease all Americans a r e born with. We c a n ' t help it, it goes along with being the world leader. E v e r y o n e knows where America is, who our president is, vice president, etc... Whereas m a n y Americans don't know m u c h about the world beyond the United States. Unfortunately, ignorance in America doesn't stop when it c o m e s to other countries. It also occurs between the class struct u r e s . So s o m e of the things I s e e a t Hope bother me. We a r e r o u g h l y t h r e e t h o u s a n d in n u m b e r , . y e t t h e r e a r e so few

makes them rude in turn to someone else. Which is fine with me, since why should anyone else be happy when I've got this paper a n d t h a t p r e s e n t a t i o n and., and ... And so do they But then the sun comes out on a Monday and moods a r e given a brief lift. Has that lift been sustained to today? Well, h a s it? If not, why not? Isn't it easier to slip back into irritability and rudeness? But what fun is that? Fun? What's fun about November with finals, J a n u a r y , F e b r u a r y and March on the way? It s e e m s to me, that the rest of the s e m e s t e r is too long a time to waste looking forward to the future. As a short-timer at Hope I can tell you that there is a lot more life to be had at Hope this s e m e s t e r than just cold, cloudy, wet, depressing November Mondays. Who knows, the sun m a y even shine on a November Monday again before I g r a d u a t e . But I ' m certainly not going to m a k e that a r e q u i r e m e n t for enjoying myself. views expressed. We all come from i>asically the s a m e walk of life. It's t r u e we all h a v e o u r own p e r s o n a l encounters and beliefs which m a k e us individuals, not like anyone else. But m a n y of our experiences (or lack of) a r e not unlike those of fellow students. It is this t h a t can lead to ignorance, it is easy to t a k e it for granted that everyone is just about the s a m e . Being around so many people with the s a m e ideals and goals, it becomes almost natural to a s s u m e that j u s t b e c a u s e we b e l i e v e something, it's right. T h e r e f o r e we m u s t be careful when making judgements about other people. This is why I feel so strongly about censorship. Censorship not only stops paintings, books, a n d photos, it also condemns a r t i s t s and authors. I do not a g r e e with putting a stop to any form of a r t , a s long a s all parties participating, viewing, or reading and who a r e of legal a g e consent. Censoring books, paintings, and photos also leads to censoring the mind. Once this h a s begun, we h e a r p h r a s e s such a s " I c a n ' t believe any one would think..." and " I a m appalled a t the mindset of..." Thinking like this is t h e first sign of m i n d s closing. At a college a s small a s Hope, where most of the student body shares basically the s a m e backgrounds, beliefs, a n d ideals, it is of the utmost i m p o r t a n c e to keep a n open mind. Survival in the world beyond Hope relies on the a w a r e n e s s and s o m e t i m e s a c c e p t a n c e of other beliefs. .


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GREEK LIFE: by Kris Olenik, P a m Lundberg and Jon O'Brien

In o r d e r to get a b e t t e r perspective on Greek life on Hope's campus, questions were put to m e m b e r s of each of the six sororities and five fraternities. Answers reflect a representative sample of the responses received in the interviews.

QUESTION: How do the benefits of pledging outweigh the physical and academic strains on the pledge? (Editors' Note: Some groups stated that this question was poorly worded because of the assumptions it makes.)

COSMOPOLITANS: Pledging is necessary to learn all t h e r e is to know about brotherhood, service, and trust. You learn to c a r e about the people around you. You can't put yourself first in every situation.

EMERSONIANS: The challenge of pledging teaches you a lot about yourself a n d what you can do to under pressure You can learn how to budget your time and organize your life. Another aspect is that pledging teaches you how to work with other people to reach a common goal.

QUESTION: What is the purp o s e of y o u r o r g a n i z t i o n (fraternity-sorority)?

SIGMA SIGMA: F r i e n d s h i p , striving for individuality, doing charity work, getting more involved in Hope

Fostering friendships and Peace

KAPPA DELTA CHI: Pledging honor, giving friendship CENTURIANS: Brotherhood, service, c h a r a c t e r . ARCADIANS: wisdom.

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DORIANS: We try and work h a r d to k e e p s t r a i n s to a minimum. It p r e p a r e s you for the realities of the sorority (future time c o m m i t m e n t s if you're on a c o m m i t t e e or have a position). It teaches them to m a n a g e time and s t r e s s ; to prioritize, grow a s leaders and work with the group. All these t h i n g s a r e e s s e n t i a l in the organization and the world.

ARCADIANS: Pledges benefit because they realize things that a r e of value don't always come easily. It c r e a t e s a sense of pride and honor in the organization and a sense of unity. It helps pledges understand what the organization is about because they a r e required to do a service project and fund raising. It promotes leadership. And it m a k e s people be ind i v i d u a l s , u s i n g t h e i r own talents, while working together towards a goal.

KAPPA DELTA CHI: Pledging is intended a s an educational p e r i o d to l e a r n a b o u t t h e soroity's history, the m e m b e r s , and your pledge sisters. Organizational skills a r e important and you c a n learn to budget your time. We require pledges to keep up academic s t a n d a r d s . They m u s t attend c l a s s e s . Friendships a r e built.

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Jim Loats ( 91), Dave Kreydlch ( 91), Carl VanFaasen ( 91), Todd Adams ( 91), and Scott Bossard ( 91) members of OTN.

ALPHA GAMMA PHI: It's fun and you learn a lot about yourself and other people. You learn how to function in a group and m a n a g e your time. And you're forced to go to classes

QUESTION: What sets your organization a p a r t from others? ARCADIANS: We're a pretty close-knit group and our service projects set us a p a r t because we do more of them

F R A T E R N A L : Some of the benefits of pleging a r e a never before experienced closeness to a group of people, a great improvement in strength of c h a r a c t e r and the ability to overcome adversity to achieve a goal. The process is challenging but it is not at the expense of individual integity.

DORIANS. We're so new (two years old) and a lot of our archives were lost so w e ' r e forming our own traditions instead of being formed by old traditions

SIGMA SIGMA: Our individuali ty and t r a d t i o n a l Christmas (with the F r a t e r s ) and Hallo ween parties for underprivileged children CENTURIANS: We a r e a lot more individualistic You are your own person You don i change when you join, you re main yourself W e ' r e more diverse then a lot of f r a t s m

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Continued from P. 8 QUESTION: What h a p p e n s if a m e m b e r b e c o m e s inactive? What a r e s o m e r e a s o n s for becoming inactive? Can one 0 become active a g a i n DELTA P H I : If a m e m b e r becomes inactive, they do not have to pay dues but a r e a l w a y s welcome. They must pay to c o m e lo special e v e n t s They cannot b e c o m e a c t i v e a g a i n COSMOPOLITANS: You m a y become inactive if you c a n ' t pay your dues or if you c a n ' t m a k e the time c o m m i t m e n t . To become active a g a i n you must pay your dues a g a i n . If you c a n ' t c o m e up with $100 at once you r a n be on a p a y m e n t p l a n

FRATERNAL: If a m e m b e r should decide to b e c o m e inactive they a r e p e r m i t t e d to a t t e n d all meetings, but do not h a v e a vote, and a r e p e r m i t t e d to a t t e n d ali social functions a f t e r p a y m e n t of the proper fee to the c h a i r m a n . They can b e c o m e a c t i v e again by paying dues for the c u r r e n t semester

SIGMA IOTA B E T A : If a m e m b e r becomes inactive, they a r e still welcome to c o m e to events. T h e y ' r e a l w a y s considered a sister By choice they don't w e a r letters a n y m o r e and they can c o m e to m e e t i n g s but they c a n ' t vote.

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QUESTION: What benefits a r e t h e r e to being Greek c o m p a r e d to being a n independent? What d r a w b a c k s a r e there? ALPHA GAMMA P H I : You m e e t m o r e people than you generally w o u l d o t h e r w i s e -- p a r t l y because you become a f f l i a t e d with the e t h e r Greek organizations. You learn to take leadership positions and to function in a group SIGMA IOTA B E T A ; T h e benefits a r e the friends you m a k e , sisterhood, support and the s h a r i n g of religious beliefs. It also gives you a chance to be involved in other school activities ( P a n Hellenic, Student Congress) and you have opportunities to get to know the faculty and a d m i n i s t r a t i o n through the organization a s well. A d r a w b a c k would be classified by G r e e k s or non-Greeks as a SIB (or other) and not as a person Your'e automatically cateogorized and generalized by non-Greeks

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CENTURIANS: Being in a Greek o r g a n i z a t i o n p r o v i d e s opportunities to b e c o m e active in the college. It t e a c h e s you how to get along with other people. And there's a l w a y s something to do every weekend, it's a lot of fun.

DORIANS; You have the benefit of meeting people who you might not have met before, either in the organization or other people through events. Working with the c o m m u n i t y is stressed m o r e in the organization b e c a u s e it is not a choice. We might be m o r e exposed to it than independents. A d r a w b a c k might be if you b e c o m e too indulged in the organization - being insensitive to people who a r e n ' t G r e e k and losing touch with outside f r i e n d s .

DELTA P H I : It gives you a group to associate with and be involved with m o r e activities. It also opens doors to m o r e friends. A d r a w b a c k w o u l d be t h e stereotypes of the G r e e k s

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Budget strikesstudent taxes and reforms student loans by J a r e t Sieberg WASHINGTON, D C. (CPS) Congress approved a budget Oct. 27 t h a t will e x e m p t b o t h undergraduate and g r a d u a t e tuition benefits from federal income taxes, reform the federal student loan program and increase the cost of a six-pack of beer. The new budget, which seeks to trim the federal deficit by $500 billion during the next five years, is a mixture of tax increases and spending cuts. Most significantly for students and colleges, the budget said both u n d e r g r a d u a t e and g r a d u a t e s t u d e n t s would no longer have to pay taxes on tuition benefits paid for them by employers, or to them in return for campus work they do. It also will try to r e f o r m college loan p r o g r a m s by not giving students loan money until 30 days after classes begin, and by dropping schools with default rates o v e r 35 p e r c e n t f r o m t h e guaranteed loan p r o g r a m . Some observers also worry the budget will m a k e it h a r d e r for colleges to solicit money from alumni by limiting the amounts wealthy taxpayers can claim as tax deductions. In all, the budget cuts $40.1 billion from this y e a r ' s budget and $492 billion over the next five years. The House passed it 228-200. The Senate then followed suit, voting 54-45 for the bipartisan compromise. President Bush has said that while he objects to p a r t s of it, he will sign the budget. 44 I don't think anyone believes it is a perfect budget," said Jim N e l s o n , s e c r e t a r y of t h e American University Staff Council and a founding m e m b e r of the Washington-based Integrated Response Against Taxing Education (IRATE). "This bill is the best we could expect out of this Congress and out of this White House." Students with employers who pay for their classes will have some extra pocket change under the new budget. The bill continues the tax exemption for undergraduate students and r e s t o r e s t h e e x e m p t i o n for graduate students.

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Arts Grace takes second in NATS (HOPE) - Katherine Grace, a Hope College junior from Midland, was a w a r d e d second place in the regional National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) adjudications held on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 2-3, at Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. She was chosen from more than 30 candidates in the Junior Women's division representing college and university students f r o m Michigan, Indiana, Ohio and southern Canadian provices. The competitions involve approximately 300 students from all college age groups and high school divisions in the a r e a s Singers a r e judged on technical a c c o m p l i s h m e n t , c h o i c e of repertoire, quality of voice and audience appeal. A vocal p e r f o r m a n c e m a j o r , Grace has been a consistent

Dancer Catherine Tharln, daughter of geology professor J. Cotter Tharln, will be performing this weekend with the Mimi Garrard Dance Company, PR Photo

Jfiarin took classes at Hooe Holland native tours with dance company (HOPE) ~ It's important to formed in a n u m b e r of exknow your audience. perimental television producAnd when d a n c e r Catherine tions for CBS and WGBH. Concerning the c o m p a n y ' s Tharin p e r f o r m s a t Hope College with the New York-based Mimi work, the "New York T i m e s " G a r r a r d D a n c e Company later noted, " m o v e m e n t , scenery and this month, t h e r e is no doubt she production were combined to will know her audience - or at beautiful and meaningful efleast some of its m e m b e r s Her fect." The "Charlotte O b s e r v e r " father. Dr. J.Cotter Tharin, is a in turn wrote, " G a r r a r d has p r o f e s s o r of g e o l o g y a n d d i s c a r d e d a m o u n t a i n of chairperson of the d e p a r t m e n t of choreographic conventions...Her geology at Hope, and she was work is dance, t h e a t r e a n d cinema braided into a force that raised in Holland. The M i m i G a r r a r d D a n c e has no n a m e . " Company will p e r f o r m on F r i d a y and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, at 8 In returning to Holland to p.m. in the Dewitt Center main dance with the company, T h a r i n theatre through the Hope College is in a sense returning to not only Great P e r f o r m a n c e Series. her family roots but her profesThe company, f o r m e d in 1965, sional roots a s well. She first combines the talents of a group s t u d i e d d a n c e w i t h M a x i n e of young a r t i s t s , preeminent in DeBruyn, professor of dance a n d their fields, and presents perfor- chairperson of the d e p a r t m e n t of mances of works r a n g i n g f r o m dance a t Hope College, while a intricate, multi-media t h e a t r e high school student enrolled in pieces to satiric, comic a n d pure dance classes at Hope. movement d a n c e s . The group "She was very creative a n d travels with a unique computercontrolled lighting system which disciplined s t u d e n t who s a w permits a hitherto impossible shapes in space very easily a n d degree of control over complex could apply and i n c o r p o r a t e them with her own body movelighting effects. Mimi G a r r a r d , d a n c e r a n d ar- ment with g r e a t m u s i c a l i t y , " "She's a n extistic director of the company, DeBruyn said. has choreographed m o r e than 30 citing dancer. She a t t a c k s s p a c e works. With her husband, J a m e s with vigor and e x c i t e m e n t . " Seawright. v S o does special Tharin g r a d u a t e d from Coneffects for i .c ^mpai y, Âťhe has ii$o choreoKi ÂŤÂŤn i per- necticut College and earned a

m a s t e r ' s degree from Columbia Uni vrrsity-Teachers College. She has danced professionally since 1983, when she joined Ze'eva Cohen and Dancers. She has also danced with m a n y other choreographers in New York City, including Dudek-Mann and Dancers, Monica Levy Perform a n c e Group, Jessica Fogel and J e a n e t t e Stoner. She currently d a n c e s with both the Mimi G a r r a r d D a n c e Company and Erick Hawkins, and has taught at the Hawkins studio and Princeton University. Tharin has in the past taught a May T e r m at Hope in the Hawkins technique, and DeBruyn hopes to have her teach a similar course in the future. Tickets for the c o m p a n y ' s performance m a y be purchased in advance beginning Monday, Nov. 12 at the Dewitt Center ticket office, located at the corner of 12th Street and Columbia Avenue, or r e s e r v e d by calling (616) 394-7890. The ticket office is open weekdays, f r o m 10 a . m . to 5 p.m. Single admission tickets a r e $9 for senior citizens, $10 for other adults and $5 for students. Group discounts a r e available. Tickets will be held a t the door on the night of the event until 15 minutes before the s t a r t of the performance.

NATS winner since her high school days, e a r n i n g first and second places during four years of competition. She is active in the department of music at Hope a s a recitalist and m e m b e r of the Chapel Choir, and has sung the r o l e s of M o n i c a in O p e r a Workshop's 1989 production of Menotti's " T h e Medium" and of Mimi in Act I of Puccini's ,4 La Boheme" last spring. She was a m o n g six winners selected to a p p e a r with the Hope College Orchestra in April of 1990 in the Concerto-Aria contest, and has been h e a r d in the college's Musical Showcase concerts at DeVos Hall in G r a n d Rapids. Currently she is preparing her junior recital for F e b r u a r y of 1991. A 1988 g r a d u a t e of Midland High School, G r a c e is a student of Joyce Morrison, associate professor of music at Hope.

Native Michiganders read works to DePree audience by S c o t t news editor

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Opus, the Hope College literary m a g a z i n e , and the English Department, sponsored " L a n d s c a p e s - C i t y s c a p e s " , the t h i r d O p u s r e a d i n g of t h e s e m e s t e r last Thursday night in the D e P r e e Art Gallery. Before a c r o w d of o v e r 120, S h a r o n Dilworth and J i m Daniels, both n a t i v e M i c h i g a n d e r s now t e a c h i n g a t Carneige-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, read s e l e c t i o n s of t h e i r w o r k . Dilworth, whose " T h e Long Winter" was the recipient of the

per Peninsula. Amidst the everyday humor and c a r e f r e e activities of a 15 year-old suburban girl, Dilworth captures the pain and unhappiness of a place that smothers and defines its people. The work of poet Jim Daniels takes the listener into the world of the city, the world of the auto worker. Daniels, who worked s u m m e r s in an auto factory to pay for college, won the Brittingham Prize for his volume " P l a c e s - E v e r y o n e " and has been praised for his most recent volume, " P u n c h i n g Out.'* Daniels a t t e m p t s to present

From a nine year-old's perspective of former Tiger third baseman Don Wert to the sounds of a broken down assembly line to echoes of American pop culture, Daniels' poetry is rooted in the everyday of the common man. prestigious Iowa Short Fiction Award, has centered m a n y of her stories on Michigan's Upper P e n i n s u l a Finns a n d Native A m e r i c a n s and the unbearableness of the life in the long harsh winters. "Suburban Detroit, 1974", the selection that Dilworth chose for her reading f r o m her forthcoming collection of short stories, reflected the similar theme of trappedness.

pieces to which his audience can make a connection. F r o m a nine year-old's perspective of f o r m e r Tiger third b a s e m a n Don Wert to the sounds of a broken down a s s e m b l y line to echoes of American pop culture, Daniels' poetry is rooted in the everyday of t h e c o m m o n m a n . Opus will sponsor a open student poetry reading in Lubbers Loft, Wednesday, November 14 at 7:00 p.m. The next Opus The thoughtless conformity of reading will be December 3 and the suburbs replaced the long will f e a t u r e Michael Dennis snowy, white winters of the Up- B r o w n e a n d M a r y R u e f l e .


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Trumpeter swings NEA grant (HOPE) - Robert Thompson, assistant professor of music at Hope College, has received one of 50 jazz performance fellowship grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. F o r the 1991 y e a r t h e r e w e r e m o r e than 600 applicants for the p r o g r a m , which is designed to identify and support outstanding jazz artists in the United S t a t e s who a r e in the e a r l y s t a g e s of their c a r e e r s . The $2,500 g r a n t will provide support for recording the p e r f o r m a n c e fees for Thompson, who will be studying the 1960s m u s i c of Miles Davis. " T h i s g r a n t will enable m e to pay for studio time and p e r f o r m ing space while on a leave of absence in New York City next year (1991-92)," Thompson said. "Additionally, the g r a n t supports the p e r f o r m a n c e of two extended compositions that 1 recently c o m p l e t e d for jazz c h a m b e r ensemble." The g r a n t w a s T h o m p s o n ' s second f r o m the National Endowment for the A r t s ( N E A ) . He had also received a jazz study g r a n t f r o m the NEA in 1986, which assisted him in his study with jazz t r u m p e t e r John McNeil.

M o r e recently, Thompson perf o r m e d in t h e world p r e m i e r e of J o h n R u t t e r ' s " M a g n i f i c a t " as well a s B a r t o k ' s " C o n c e r t o for O r c h e s t r a " with the M a n h a t t a n C h a m b e r O r c h e s t r a a t Carnegie Hall in May, and in J u l y he perf o r m e d with Chuck Mangione and his jazz ensemble. He also p l a y e d lead t r u m p e t in the Broadway touring production of " J e s u s Christ S u p e r s t a r " at DeVos Hall in Grand R a p i d s in July.

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He has recently signed a recording contract with Mark R e c o r d s lo record a solo a l b u m , to be released next spring on c o m p a c t disc. Thompson is also director of the college's jazz e n s e m b l e , which in 1989 had r e l e a s e d an a l b u m , "Divi S a m b a , " which included two pieces he wrote. A m e m b e r of the Hope faculty s i n c e 1986, he e a r n e d a b a c h e l o r ' s d e g r e e a n d M M. f r o m the University of South Florida, and an M M. f r o m the E a s t m a n S c h o o l of M u s i c , University of Rochester. Thompsom will be completing his doct o r a t e at the E a s t m a n School of Music in D e c e m b e r of 1991, during his leave of absence.

Groups look for Saturday song win Hope College's traditional All-College Sing will be held this Saturday, Nov. 17, a t the Knickerbocker T h e a t e r in downtown Holland. T h e e m c e e for the event will be Hugh Fink, a musical comedian. The groups of college s t u d e n t s who c o m p e t e a r e not allowed to lip sync. They a r e judged on the quality of their song a n d on appearance. Last y e a r ' s winner w a s the Sigma Iota Beta (SIB) sorority T h e c u r r e n t s l a t e of s o n g s a r e a s f o l l o w s : Alpha G a m m a P h i - " W o m e n a r e S m a r t e r " Delta P h i - " A m e r i c a n P i e " D o r i a n - " S i t t i n g on t h e Dock of the Bay " SIB--"Just the Way you A r e " A r c a d i a n - " C a l l Me A T C e n t u r i a n - " N a t u r a l l y " or " C e c i l i a " C o s m o p o l i t a n - " Aiko, Aiko" E m m e r s o n i a n - " T h e Big Butt R a p " F r a t e r s - " D u s t in the Wind" K a p p a Delta C h i - u n a n n o u n c e d Beeuwkes C o t t a g e - 4 ' S i l h o u e t t e " Dinner with U s - " S t a t e of the World" Some Really Groovy G u y s - " D e a r Abby " Alphi Phi O m e g a - " F o r the Longest T i m e " Bill-unannounced B.B. T r a n s i t C o m p a n y - 4 ' C o n v o y "

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Panel to speak on war potential by Scott Kaukonen news editor With the continued build-up of U.S. troops and increasing pressure on President George Bush to take some action, InterVarsity Fellowship is sponsoring a panel discussion entitled "The Possibilities of War in the Middle East." It will be held Wednesday, November 14, from 8:30 to 10:00 p.m. in the Maas Conference room. The event will bring together a spectrum of opinions including Harvey Stall, a former missionary to the Middle East and three Hope faculty members. Stall hopes to shed some light on the Arab perspective on the situation. Hope faculty members include Dr. Donald Cronkite of the biology department, who c o m e s from a Quaker-pacificist background; Dr. Jack Holmes of the political science department, one of the campus's most ardent Republicans; and Dr. Robert Selig of the history department, who Inter-Varsity president Scott Runyon ('93) cast in the role of moderate.

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Sports Hope Harriers by Stephen Kaukonen ad m a n a g e r The last time Mark Northuis went to Nationals with a m e n ' s team from Hope, Ronald Reagan was beginning his first term as President of the United States, the American Hostages had just returned from Iran and most of his current team were still running around the playground. Northuis and his t e a m m a t e s were making their fourth consecutive trip to Nationals, finishing n t h on the heels of a sixth place finish the year previous. Nine years later. Northuis, who is now in his third year of coaching Hope's cross country teams, is taking his first team as coach to Nationals. The Hope m e n ' s cross country team continued to show improvejHcni at the regional meet at Heidelberg College in Ohio, and

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Hope faced nationally ranked teams from Calvin. Mt. Union, Otterbein. Alma and W a b a s h . ' With only the top two teams receiving bids to nationals. Hope needed and received a team effort to qualify. John Lumkes of Calvin won the race in a time of 26:48. slowed by a course wet and muddy from rain. Calvin dominated the top slots as Lumkes' t e a m m a t e s, Dave Sydow and Thad Karnehm, finished second and third. Calvin won a comfortable victory with a total score of 31. Paced by Bruce Fletter ('91. 5th), Bill Roberts ('91. 10th) and Doug Burchett ('92 . 20th). the

Although the Hope team ran well, Northuis believes the team can do even better. 4 'Some guys had their best race of the year, but a few were taken out of their race style, 1 ' Northuis said. "With the conditions the way they were, Roberts, ( M a r k ) W a l t e r s ('91) a n d ( S t e v e ) Kaukonen ('92) were forced to run different types of races than normal."

The conditions to which Northuis referred were a quick s t a r t , forcing the runners to go out on the first mile faster than n o r m a l ; a muddy course; and the frigid cold Sandusky River, which the runners had to cross four times in foot-deep water.

But Northuis is not satisfied with just a trip to Nationals, he would like to see the team do well

point, 79 to 80. Kim Talbot of Calvin outkicked Rebecca Nichols of Mt. Union in the last 15 yards to give Calvin the regional title. The r a c e was won by Kara Berghold of Kenyon in 18:52. Berghold was followed by teammate KelJy Wilder and Sarah Braunreiter of Alma.

The group of seven runners will be flying to Des Moines, Iowa, tomorrow to prepare for the race on Saturday. Northuis is looking for at least a top 13 finish at Grinnell so Hope's region can have three t e a m s receive bids to next year's Nationals.

"If we can place five guys in the top 50, we realistically could be in the top 10 or 11," Northuis said. The m e m b e r s of the cross country team going to nationals are Burchett, Fletter, Cody Inglis ('93), Kaukonen, Pat McCarthy ('91), Roberts and Walters. In the women's race, Calvin defeated Mt. Union by just one

Hope finished in 6th place, just ahead of OtterMo and Ohio Wesleyan. , "Considering the conditions of the course and the quick start, the Hope women were caught at the start and were not able to move," Northuis said.

Jilanne Bannick ('91) led the Flying Dutch with a 5th place finish and was followed by Theresa Foster ('94, 36th), Cara Luchies ('94, 43rd) and Sheila Brink ('91, 49th).

Dutchmen face alumni, top ten preseason rartking Rochelle Anderson sports editor

The last Iwu new laces ar r t t r a n s f e r s . Jon o f f e - '92 ) transfered from Niagara Univer The m e n ' s basketball team sity a n d Tom H . i l b e r t ( 92) continued to p r e p a r e for their uptransfered from Kalamazoo coming season by holding the Valley Community College. fourth annual "Meet the Dut"All six of those guys we think chmen" last Saturday at the Dow a r e r e a l l y good b a s k e t b a l l Center. They participated in players," said Van Weiren. s c r i m m a g e s including s o m e "Today is a day to get our guvs against Hope alumni basketball to go against some other people, players. to get some enthusiasm going, to This day means its the start get some people here to watch us, of the year When Meet the Dut- and give us a chance to introduce chmen Day comes, we re rolling ' our players to the f a n s , " said said head coach Glenn Van Van Weiren, "it's more of a fun Weiren day than a coaching d a y . " The day gave the public ik> Besides a fun day. there a r e first glimpse at the new varsity other reasons for playing agaist team. The team lost four players different guys. "As we go against to graduation and picked up six the alumni we're filming this." new ones for the 1990-1991 season said Van Weiren. " w e ' r e looking The four graduates include Kurt for some things also I think Hoeve, J u s t i n G e o r g e , Dan that's our second priority." Klunder, and Bruce VanderKolk. The difficulty of the season lies Along with the favorites of last within the other team. "The difyear. Hope is looking at some ference for us will be how the changes. The strong leadership teams score against u s . " said of Eric Elliott will be there, but Van Weiren. new faces will be seen on the "It was a nice start for us." court as well. Look for a fast of- said Van Weiren. "1 thought our fensive team this year. "Our guys got off to a good start offenstrength will be in being able to sively There was a little commoscore points, " said Van Weiren tion on defense. " Two of the upcoming players The coiumotion could be causfor Hope were brought up from ed by the different lineup for this the junior varsity team. Steve years team. "The difference for H e n d r i c k s o n ( ' 9 3 ) a n d D o u g this years team will have to be Mesecar( '93) will be wearing the two things We've got six newvarsity uniform this year faces that we have to integrate Two of the new faces played for a n d h o w w e c a n o p e r a t e Hope their incoming year, but ourselves defensively." comdid not play their second year. mented Van Weiren. Eric Haas('92) and Rick Zuider The turn out for the s c r i m m a g e veen('92) a r e back in the Hope was impressive. "What a great line-up. group of people. That's what

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we n so OianKlul tor- lor all the ^reai support." commented Van W n r - n , "with 300-500 people nere that's more than s o m e teams have at their varsity home gamt":.' The outlook for the season is impressive. Picked to win the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association title and ranked seventh nationally in preseason polls, the team has m^ii txpectations to live up to. Despite injurv the team will

be led by consensus Division III VerHulst( , 92), who is finishing A l l - A m e r i c a n g u a r d E r i c recovery from an injury to the Elliot l( 91) who a v e r a g e d 21 ankle, and Colly Carlson('92) points per g a m e last season. who averages 8.8 points per "Elliott has tendonitis of the game. knee and is working at about 80 Coach Van Weiren is ranked p e r c e n t , " c o m m e n t e d Van llth on the winningest Active Weiren. Divsion III Coaches list and holds Also leading the team will be a 224-88 record in his 13 seasons center Wade Gugino('92) who as head coach at Hope. The goal for this year is high. averages 16.5 points and 7.2 re- "My goal," said Van Weiren.'is bounds a g a m e shooting 60 per- to get these guys to play a s tough cent from the floor. Adding to the on defense as they do on off r o n t l i n e will be B a r t fense."

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Basketball budget amounts equal Rochelle Anderson sports editor While at some colleges the disparity between budgets for men's and women's baskeball p r o g r a m s is vast, the s a m e is not true at Hope. The question of whether the women a r e treated fairly is a good one. Men's Athletic Director Ray Smith said, 4l In my investigation, Hope is fantastic with its t r e a t m e n t of women as far as expenses.*' The m e n ' s t e a m does not take the money f r o m the ticket sales and the women do not charge admission. "All the money that is brought in through ticket sales," said Anne Irwin, the women's athletic director, " g o e s to the general fund unless other a r r a n g e m e n t s a r e m a d e in a d v a n c e . " Special cases include hosting the women's 1989 NCAA Division

111 tournament. u F o r instance, in the tournament last y e a r for the women's t e a m , " said Irwin, " t h e money f r o m tho<>e ticket sales was used to defray expenses of using the Civic C - n t e r This w a s due to the faci lhat inu<ey was not budgeted to the women for the use of theCivicCenter." The two budgets m a y be different in size, but so a r e the needs of the two t e a m s . For instance, the 1989-1990 budget for the men w a s $21,568 and the women's budget was $15,448. The men had to pay for the cost of renting theCivicCenter. It costs $40 per hour to rent the civic center and that totals $300 a game. So 11 g a m e s costs $3,300 a y e a r just for theCivicCenter The men also give g u a r a n t e e s to teams to play in t o u r n a m e n t s and that cost is around $1,5CG. Subtracting these two costs that the men have but the women do not, the two budgets a r e m o r e

c o m p a r a b l e . T h e m e n come down to $16,768. Ray Smith, the m e n ' s athletic director, takes a different approach to directing the t e a m s money. "We w a n t to give each student a positive experience playing for Hope. We're not in it for the money." What needs to be looked at is the needs of the student athlete "Do we meet the needs of the athleties in the a r e a s of transportation, uniforms, facilities, and road expenses? That is the question we must a s k , " said Smith. Smith believes that Hope does. "Both the men and the women t e a m s c o m p a r e favorably with any school we p l a y , " said Smith. Looking at turnout, Hope is second in the country for per g a m e a t t e n d e n c e in D i v i s i o n III schools. " T h e r e is an extensive waiting list for season ticket b u y e r s , " said Smith, "the town has a love for Hope College."

Field Hockey goalie joins all-stars (HOPE) - Hope College senior field hockey goalie Eileen Malkewitz of Grand Ledge has been invited to compete in the North-South Senior Allstar g a m e to be held at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. on Saturday, Nov. 17. The allstar game, sponsored by the College Field Hockey Coaches Association and held in conjunction with the NCAA Division 1 national championship tournament, will involve the nation's outstanding Division II and III senior players. This is the first time that a Hope College field hockey player has been invited to participate in this national allstar game.

"This is a fitting tribute to an outstanding student-athlete," said Hope coach K a r l a Wolters who will accompany Eileen to the game. "Until t h r e e years ago Eileen had never played the g a m e of field hockey. Through dedication and a tremendous work ethic Eileen has m a d e herself into a n outstanding field hockey p l a y e r . " This fall t h e Hope field hockey posted a 10-4-5 record a n d finished second in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) r a c e . Malkewitz "was credited with 13 shutouts, including a string of eight straight g a m e s without allowing a goal. She allowed just 12 goals over the

19 g a m e season. Malkewitz is also a pitcher on the Hope College Softball t e a m . She will be co-captain of the softball t e a m next spring. Last summ e r she participated on an Athletes In Action softball team that toured Europe. An education m a j o r at Hope, she is specializing in the a r e a of teaching students with learning disabilities. She is active in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and the college's Council for Exceptional Children. She is the daughter of Car) and Carolyn Malkewitz of Grand Ledge. She g r a d u a t e d from Grand Ledge High School in 1987

Hope edges Calvin in All-Sports race (HOPE) - Hope College leads the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) All-Sports r a c e a f t e r the fall sports season. The MIAA All-Sports award is based on the cumulative performance of each m e m b e r school in the league's 18 sports for men and women. A f t e r t h e eight-sport F a l l season, Hope holds a slim onepoint lead over defending MIAA All-Sports champion Calvin College, 62-61. Next is Kalamazoo with 53 points followed by Albion 43, Alma 42, Adrian 28, and Olivet

Ironically, Hope did not win a fall MIAA c h a m p i o s h i p this season. It is the first y e a r since 1972 that a Hope t e a m has failed to capture a league crown during the fall season. No Hope fall team finished in the lower half of their respective league races. Hope t e a m s w e r e runnersup in four fall s p o r t s men's cross country, golf, foot-

ball, and field hockey. F i m s m u ^ in third place w e r e the m e n ' s and w o m e n ' s soccer t e a m s and women's cross country team while the volleyball team tied for fourth place. The MIAA All-Sports a w a r d has been presented since 1934-35. Hope has won the honor m o r e than any other school with 16 AllSports championships.

Sports Scoreboard FOOTBALL 1. Albion 2. Hope 3. Olivet 4. Adrian 5. Kalamazoo 6. Alma DNP Calvin

MEN S SOCCER I. Calvin

VOLLEYBALL 1. Kalamazoo 2. Alma 2. Calvin 4. Adrian 4. Hope 6. Albion 7. Olivet

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY 1. Calvin 2. Alma 3. Hope 4. Albion 4. Kalamaz(xj 6. Adrian DNP Olivet

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MEN S CROSS COUNTRY 1. Calvin 2. Alma 2 Hope 4. Albion 5. Kalamaz(x) 6. Adrian 7. Olivei

GOLF 1. Olivet 2. Hope 3. Albion 4. Alma 5. Calvin 6. Kalamazoo 7. Adrian

FIELD HOCKEY 1. Calvin 2 Hope 3. Kalamazoo 4. Adrian DNP AJbion DNP Alma DNP Olivei

WOMEN'S SOCCER 1. Kalamazoo 2. Calvin 3. Adrian 3. Hope 5. Alhion 6. Alma 7. Olivet

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Men's Basketball Pre-season NCAA Division III poll 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10

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Calvin has won the All-Sports award the last two years a f t e r Hope had dominated the honor during the 1980*8 with a league record nine consecutive All Sports championships. Last y e a r a f t e r the fall season, Calvin held a two point lead over Hope in the All-Sports standings. 67-65. Calvin went on to edge Hope by just t h r e e All-Sports points by the end of the year.

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Dutchmen dominatechallenging season uHOLLANDr u i A Mrv Hope College foot ball coach Ray Smith doesn't hesitate one m o m e n t to label his 1990 s q u a d a g r o u p of overachievers. Smith a n d his F l y i n g Dutchmen e n t e r e d the lyyo c a m paign faced with one of the most challenging schedules in the college's history. Hope w a s picked to finish third in the MIAA r a c e and a .500 record a g a i n s t nonleague opponents w a s viewed a s being realistic Surprisingly, the F l y i n g Dutchmen responded with an

outstanding 6-1-2 overall record and finished second in the MIAA standings at 3-1-1. They battled c o n f e r e n c e c h a m p i o n Albion to a 10-10 tie. The Flying Dutchmen e a r n e d the label " c a r d i a c k i d s " a s six of their nine g a m e s w e r e decided on plays in the final minute of action and every g a m e hung in b a l a n c e well into the fourth q u a r t e r " I will a l w a y s r e m e m b e r this t e a m as a group that wouldn't quit " said Smith, who h a s guided Hope's football fortunes for 21 year

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Hope's finish w a s the best since the Flying D u t c h m e n went 9-0 in 1984. Seven Smith-coached t e a m s h a v e gone through a season with one loss or less-S-l-O in 1974, 8-0-1 in 1975. 8-1-0 in 1978, 7-1-1 in 1979, 8-1-0 in 1982. 9-00 in 1984 and 6-1-2 in 1990. Smith, who is the winningest football coach in MIAA history, has a 127-55-8 record for a .689 winning percentage. He is 79-20-$ against MIAA opponents. Senior wide r e c i e v e r J e f f S c h o r f h a a r of Coldwater set a new Hope single season record for pass reception y a r d a g e He caughl 40 passes -second best in school history--for 742 y a r d s . The H E A T H E R : GOOD luck! Hang in Pledging is almost over, and then you'll be an active. lyove. Mom. HANG IN t h e r e Kappa Delta Chi Pledges You can do it. MORTAR BOARD M e m b e r s , r e m e m b e r the float building tomorrow and F r i d a y out at Boers T r a n s f e r & S t o r a g e Inc., 13325 Riley between 10-5 p.m. Go and give as m u c h time a s possible GOOD LUCK Kappa Delta Chi Pledges! Love, H e a t h e r CROSS TEAM do it a g a i n week!

previous m a r k w a s 627 y a r d s on 31 c a t c h e s in 1962. Sophomore defensive back Kelly Clark of T r a v e r s e City tied a single season school record for p a s s interceptions with six He joins Dave Johnson (1970) and Rich Burell (1982) on the all-time

Hope will f a c e the s a m e slate of non-league opponents during the 1991 season. The Flying Dutchmen will open the season at home for Community Day on Sept. 7 a g a i n s t Findlay, Ohio. Other non-league g a m e s will be D e P a u w a w a y , Sept. 14; D r a k e . Iowa a w a y . Sept. 21; and Aurora, III. home, Sept. 28 The MIAA schedule will be: Oct. 12 Alma, home; Oct 19. at Albion; Oct. 26. at Adrian; Nov 2, Kalamazoo home; and Nov. 9. at Olivet.

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