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$ 7 , 5 0 0 mascot costume approved

W H A T ' S INSIDE Order in t h e c o u r t 2 S u p r e m e Court t o rule o n late-

Jenny C e n c e r C A M P U S EDITOR

t e r m a b o r t i o n cases

"What

Students onstage

is a F l y i n g D u t c h " ?

Student C o n g r e s s President B r a d

3

M a t s o n ( ' 0 7 ) has b e e n striving

Dance p e r f o r m a n c e f e a t u r e s

since the s u m m e r o f 2 0 0 5 to help the c a m p u s visualize the m a s c o t

s t u d e n t choreography Dinner and a show

9

in w a y s that m o s t c o l l e g e s are ac-

4

c u s t o m e d to. Four renditions w e r e d e s i g n e d

Food festivals e n h a n c e intern a t i o n a l events

t h r o u g h c a r e f u l research o f Dutch

Save t h e s e CRN's New classes w i d e n s t u d e n t

c o n c e p t s and expertise f r o m mascot c h a r a c t e r p r o f e s s i o n a l s . T h e s e

5

m o d e l s for a f u t u r e m a s c o t w e r e

perspective

voted on b y the c a m p u s c o m m u -

Defending champs Dutch prepare for a new

nity last spring. W h e n a clear i m a g e e m e r g e d ,

8

c o m m u n i t y m e m b e r s from the Athletic D e p a r t m e n t , P r e s i d e n t ' s

season

O f f i c e , faculty, staff an^l students were consulted.

IN BRIEF

T h e m a s c o t c o s t u m e is esti-

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER LYOIA HUSSEY

I N T E R N A T I O N A L H O P E - Shova KC ( 07), Mulay Kefene ('07) and Vidhan Rana ( 08 ) per-

SAC Wins Award The

Social

Committee

at

Activities

Hope

in P r o g r a m m i n g A w a r d " from the Mid A m e r i c a R e g i o n o f the N a t i o n a l A s s o c i a t i o n for C a m p u s Hope

SEE

FLAVORS,

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College

h a s again w o n t h e " E x c e l l e n c e

Activities.

f o r m a t r a d i t i o n a i dance f r o m Nepal d u r i n g Images Saturday.

was

also

r e c o g n i z e d in 2 0 0 2 a n d 2 0 0 4 . Criteria for the evaluation included e f f e c t i v e u s e o f r e s o u r c e s ,

PANEL: GENDER GAP STILL EVIDENT IN WORKPLACE d o n ' t get loo c a u g h t up in w h a t

A n o p e n d i s c u s s i o n entitled

to a f f e c t their c a r e e r plans. "1 w o u l d really u n d e r s c o r e p a y i n g attention t o w h a t y o u r

implementation,

" W o m e n in the W o r k p l a c e " w a s

interests are and w h e r e y o u ' r e

journey." Donna Comwell, executive

clarity and a c h i e v e m e n t o f the p r o g r a m ' s goals, and e f f e c t i v e

held in M a r t h a M i l l e r Tuesday. Sara De Vries, assistant d i r e c t o r

d r a w n , " said L i n d a M i l a n o w s k y ,

director

p r o g r a m evaluation.

o f c a r e e r services, c o o r d i n a t e d

director o f colors, materials and finishes at H e r m a n Miller.

W o m e n in Transition, cited a g a p b e t w e e n w o m e n and m e n

T h e a w a r d r e c o g n i z e s S A C for its 2 0 0 5 - 0 6 p r o g r a m m i n g year,

the

p r o m o t i o n of the p r o g r a m t o students, student i n v o l v e m e n t in planning

and

m a t e d t o cost S7,500. O n Nov. 7, Student C o n g r e s s

Katie Bennett STAFF WRITER

discussion

with

the

help

Growing

up

with

y o u r destination is and e n j o y t h e

of

the

Center

in the w o r k f o r c e today.

role

the meeting. J e r e m y B e n s o n ( ' 0 8 ) did not attend the m e e t i n g but said in a n interview a f t e r w a r d s , "I d o n ' t think

A n c h o r B a n d already c o m p e t i n g S E E MASCOT, P A G E 6

She

J e n n y S h u c k ( ' 0 6 ) , Kristi O r a n g e

women's

surprised to find h e r calling in a

interviewed for a j o b b y three male administrators. She

full-time administrative job.

w a s a s k e d , " H o w w o u l d your

( ' 0 7 ) a n d Ryan L i n c o l n ( ' 0 7 ) .

campus. A panel o f five p r o f e s s i o n a l w o m e n s p o k e to

h u s b a n d feel a b o u t you n o t b e i n g

an a u d i e n c e o f H o p e students

Lois teacher

and

on

R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s o f the D e w C r e w w e r e also invited t o attend

related her e x p e r i e n c e o f b e i n g

m o d e l s w h o w e r e all stay-athome moms, Milanowsky was

organizations

Student Activities F u n d .

Hope College needs a mascot. We h a v e D e w C r e w , c h e e r l e a d e r s and

for

o f the W o m e n ' s P r o g r a m m i n g C o m m i t t e e a n d several other

w h e n t h e directors o f S A C w e r e

m e m b e r s voted 16-6 to f u n d the c o s t u m e e x p e n s e s t h r o u g h the

McAllister Mulder, a with H o l l a n d Public

members

Schools, graduated from college

h o m e for dinner," and " H o w w o u l d y o u r h u s b a n d feel a b o u t

examine

a b o u t their c a r e e r s a n d c o v e r e d issues particularly crucial to

in the m i d d l e o f the era o f the a n t i - h o u s e w i f e but eventually

you w o r k i n g with other m e n . " C o m w e l l also n o t e d that

immigration. "It is o f t e n noted that w e are

w o m e n w h e n e n t e r i n g the w o r k

f o u n d her calling in b e i n g a

there

s t a y - a t - h o m e - m o m w h i l e raising

p a y i n g m e n m o r e f o r the s a m e

a nation o f i m m i g r a n t s , yet there

force. T h o u g h the panelists had w i d e l y v a r y i n g e d u c a t i o n s

are f e w issues w h i c h d i v i d e us m o r e than i m m i g r a t i o n . R e c e n t

and

several

children. "It t o o k m e until 1 w a s a b o u t

j o b . " Jill Jepsen, a p r o f e s s i o n a l artist and instructor at Ferris

consistent themes permeated the

30 to finally b e able t o say ' o k

State University, related s i m i l a r

CLARIFY

discussion. M a n y o f the panelists urged

this is w h a t I really love to d o ' and j u s t d o it," said M c A l l i s t e r

e v i d e n c e o f the g e n d e r g a p in

— Cost of costume: $7,500

her p r o f e s s i o n .

D u t c h m a n m a s c o t : priceless?

s t u d e n t s t o allow l i f e ' s c h a n g e s

Mulder.

CIS Topic: Immigration The

2007

Symposium

figures

Critical will

Issues

suggest that m o r e than 11

million illegal residents are in the U . S ; m o r e than 2 0 0 , 0 0 0 are n o w

community

professions,

" B e c a r e f u l that you

still

SEE

is " a

bias

toward

COURTESY S T U D E N T C O N G R E S S

YOUR

PRIDE

WORKPLACE, P A G E 4

r e s i d i n g in M i c h i g a n , " said Derek E m e r s o n and A l f r e d o G o n z a l e s , C I S 2 0 0 7 co-chairs. D o w e h a v e an obligation to p e o p l e w a n t i n g to b e part o f the U.S.? Do our porous borders a l l o w terrorists t o enter a n d h a r m this c o u n t r y ? Can o u r n a t i o n ' s

OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD

SH0EB0XES SPREAD GIFTS, GOSPEL a small plastic container, so the child c a n k e e p that as well. T h e

b o x e s , with a record high of 7 0 0

m o n e y , " O s b u m said.

b o x e s . A h i g h e r goal w a s set for

participant c h o o s e s w h e t h e r the gift will b e for a b o y or a girl and

this y e a r ' s collection. " W e ' r e h o p i n g t o be able t o

a l l o w s students t o h a v e a piece o f Christmas, even though they're

c a n find m a n y w a y s to help brighten the h o l i d a y s for others.

selects an age g r o u p o f 2 to 4, 4 t o 9 or 10 to 14 years old. B o x e s

collect 8 0 0 b o x e s , " B a r b O s b u m

responsibility

In c o n j u n c t i o n with S a m a r i t a n ' s Purse, C a m p u s M i n i s t r i e s a n d

for illegal residents in the U.S.? S h o u l d w e be building a wall

Volunteer S e r v i c e s are involving

health

care

and

educational

s y s t e m s provide for the n e e d s o f this rapidly g r o w i n g p o p u l a t i o n ? Will i m m i g r a n t s take j o b s f r o m current residents? Do other countries

bear

b e t w e e n the U.S. and M e x i c o ? H o w do o u r policies affect o u r relations with other nations? T h e 25th C I S is Oct. 2 a n d 3, 2007. L o o k for detailed i n f o r m a t i o n b e f o r e the e n d April.

of

Emily W e s t r a t e STAFF W R I T E R

Christmas

is

quickly

a p p r o a c h i n g , and H o p e s t u d e n t s

"It also

not at h o m e . " N o t only d o the children r e c e i v e

c a n be filled with school s u p p l i e s , h y g i e n e items and v a r i o u s toys.

o f C a m p u s Ministries said. T h e s e b o x e s will be b r o u g h t to G r a n d R a p i d s to b e collected by

u n i q u e gifts, but also included in the s h o e b o x e s are m e s s a g e s o f the

A personal n o t e or letter can be included a s well, s o m e t i m e s

S a m a r i t a n ' s Purse and dispersed t h r o u g h o u t the w o r l d . A c c o r d i n g

t h r o u g h a local church and the m e s s a g e is written in the c h i l d ' s

C h r i s t m a s Child. The premise is simple. Students c a n pick up a s h o e b o x

spurring

t o their w e b s i t e , m o r e than 7 . 6 million b o x e s w e r e distributed to

language. " I t ' s not j u s t a h a n d o u t o f a gift. It serves the local church as well

at t h e Student Union D e s k , t h e K e p p e l H o u s e or D i m n e n t

O p e r a t i o n C h r i s t m a s C h i l d for nearly 10 years. Each year,

C h a p e l . A n o t h e r o p t i o n is to buy

students turn in an a v e r a g e o f 5 0 0

Hope's

campus

in

Operation

a

response

from

the

child. H o p e has b e e n involved with

m o r e than 9 5 countries last year. " T h i s d o n a t i o n is s o m e t h i n g that is d o a b l e for students. more

fun

than

simply

It's

giving

G o s p e l . T h e g i f t s are distributed

as the families,"- O s b u m said. T h e d u e date for r e t u m i n g the filled b o x e s is Nov. 15.


NEWS

2

NOVEMBER 15, 2 0 0 6

SUPREME COURT HEARS ABORTION CASES to the m o t h e r .

Brian M c L e l l a n

In t h e s e c o n d p o s s i b i l i t y , t h e S u p r e m e

STAFF W R I T E R

Court

The S u p r e m e Court hears t w o cases this

could

strike d o w n

the precedent,

t e r m , G o n z a l e s v. C a r h a r t a n d G o n z a l e s v.

r e v e r s i n g t h e 5 - 4 d e c i s i o n m a d e in 1 9 9 9 .

Planned Parenthood, w h i c h deal with the

T h i s is a p o s s i b i l i t y , s a i d R y d e n , b e c a u s e

c o n s t i t u t i o n a l i t y o f a f e d e r a l b a n o n late-

o f c h a n g e s in t h e m e m b e r s o f t h e S u p r e m e

term abortions, also k n o w n as partial-birth

Court between then and now. C h i e f J u s t i c e J o h n R o b e r t s is l i k e l y t o

abortions. 'They're case

in

essentially

1999

when

a

replay

the

court

a

v o t e t o u p h o l d t h e b a n , w h i c h is h o w h i s

struck

predecessor, former Chief Justice William

of

R e h n q u i s t , v o t e d in 1 9 9 9 .

d o w n a state ban on partial-birth abortions,"

said

David

Ryden,

the

However,

political

new

s c i e n c e d e p a r t m e n t ch air . The

Supreme

Court's

in t h i s c a s e w a s

5-4

thought

decision

Samuel

Justice on to

be

Alito,

the more

that the b a n w a s " u n d u l y b u r d e n s o m e . "

He

in other words, for this case, there w a s

ruling

n o e x c e p t i o n in t h e b a n f o r t h e h e a l t h o f

ing

the mother. T h e current cases deal with

in t h e o p p o s i t e d i r e c t i o n .

instead of a state ban. 'These exception

cases

are

Ryden (in

the

P H O T O COURTESY THE W H I T E H O U S E

held

said. ban)

on

the

"There for

the

no

health

of the mother." in R y d e n ' s o p i n i o n , t h e S u p r e m e C o u r t the

first

possibility,

Court the

O'Connor. 1999

partial-birth

mak-

Supreme

abortions,

Court's

to

Ryden,

decision

5-4

"conservative

are

more

supportive

edent," and

could

t h e r e f o r e feel b o u n d

by

the

ruling the

six-year-old could

court

of

ruling,

remain

declaring the

the

prec-

and

same,

the with

federal ban

on

partial-birth abortions unconstitutional.

could rule one of two w a y s . In

the

justices

F A M I L Y M A N — Samuel Allto with wife Martha-Ann, son Phil, daughter Laura, and U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts, before being sworn in as U.S. Supreme Court Justice on Feb 1. Aiito's vote could reverse the c o u r t ' s 1 9 9 9 ruling on late-term abortions.

same is

on

Day

is

than

potentially reverse the

According

a s i m i l a r s t a t u t e , b u t it is a f e d e r a l b a n

grounds,"

could

other

Court,

conservative

his p r e d e c e s s o r , S a n d r a

m a d e on the g r o u n d s

the

Supreme

by

Supreme

the

could

follow

the

precedent

previous case, that the

Recent Supreme Court Decisions H a m d a n v. R u m s f e l d Salim A h m e d H a m d a n , held at G u a n t a n a m o Bay since 2 0 0 2 , c h a l l e n g e d t h e a u t h o r i t y o f the U . S . g o v e r n m e n t t o h o l d h i m w i t h o u t c h a r g e s a n d to try h i m b e f o r e a military c o m m i s s i o n . T h e court's decision slated that G u a n t a n a m o detainees must be t r i e d in c i v i l i a n p r o c e e d i n g s , u n l e s s a n a c t o f C o n g r e s s s p e c i f i cally authorizes a military commission.

set

partial-birth

on

t i o n a l b e c a u s e it is " u n d u l y b u r d e n s o m e "

ban

abortions

is

A

unconstitu-

ruling on this matter

is e x p e c t e d

b e f o r e July.

MEXICO CITY PASSES GAY UNION LAW Larissa M a r i a n o STAFF W R I T E R

Mexico

City's

assembly

r

the m o v e as a

first

step which

c o u l d lead to a national d e b a t e on s a m e - s e x u n i o n s a n d s i m i l a r leg-

p a s s e d a l a w o n N o v . 10 r e c o g -

i s l a t i o n b e i n g a p p r o v e d in o t h e r

nizing s a m e - s e x civil unions. T h e

parts of the country.

new

law

grants

While the

Mexico City's

Mexican

officials

cast their ballots, opponents and

gay couples, w h o register their

L a t i n A m e r i c a n C i t i z e n s v. G o v e r n o r Texas

union w i t h civil authorities, ac-

supporters both demonstrated just

T h i s c a s e w a s b r o u g h t b e f o r e t h e c o u r t in p r o t e s t o f t h e 2 0 0 2 redistricting of Texas C o n g r e s s i o n a l Districts. Carried out by the Republican-majority slate legislature, the redistricting resulted in s i x n e w R e p u b l i c a n - s e a t s f o r T e x a s in 2 0 0 4 . In its d e c i s i o n , t h e court upheld the redistricting, with the exception of one congressional district w h i c h diluted L a t i n o votes.

cess to s o m e of the social benefits

outside the assembly building. David S a n c h e z , an o p e n l y gay

extended to heterosexual couples. The

c o n g r e s s m a n , w e l c o m e d t h e bill.

law, w h i c h still n e e d s t h e

mayor's

approval,

unmarried

also

heterosexual

allows

" T h e s e reforms are going to

couples

cause a snowball effect that no o n e will be able to stop," h e said.

to r e g i s t e r f o r benefits. The adoption and

allow

Alejandro Encinas, the m a y o r

same-sex

couples,

o f M e x i c o C i t y , is e x p e c t e d t o

federal

reforms

UNITED— Two men wait out-

ratify the law.

needed to allow the

side Mexico's legislature as the same-sex civil union bill Is debated.

a p p r o v e d b y l o c a l l e g i s l a t o r s in

law

does

by

further

would

be

extension

of

not

public

health

and pension benefits.

P H O T O COURTESY G C N

G a y civil u n i o n s h a v e yet to b e any other part of Mexico.

If t h e

m a y o r a p p r o v e s the law, M e x i c o

T h e bill w a s a p p r o v e d b y a v o t e o f 4 3 t o 17. It w a s b a c k e d

opposed by the m o r e conserva-

City will j o i n B u e n o s Aires, Ar-

by

tive National Action

gentina a n d Rio G r a n d e d o Sul,

ic

the

left-leaning

Revolutionary

Democrat-

Party

(PRD)

party, w h i c h controls the city's legislative

assembly

and

was

Party and

Brazil as o n e o f t h e o n l y p l a c e s

the Catholic Church. Marti

Batres,

the

leader

of

P R D in M e x i c o C i t y , d e s c r i b e d

in L a t i n A m e r i c a t h a t r e c o g n i z e s same-sex unions.

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HOPE vs. CORNERSTONE

THIRD PLACE GAME

Friday, November 24 - 6 p.m.

Saturday, November 2 5 - 6 p.m.

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Friday, November 24 - 8 p.m.

Saturday. November 26 - 8 p.m.

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ARTS NOVEMBER 15, 2 0 0 6 T H I S W E E K IN A R T Wednesday Nov. 1 5 Film: "Who Killed the Electric Car" 7; 9 p.m. Knickerbocker Theater. Admission $6 adults, $ 5 students. Nightly through Nov. 17.

Entertainment @ the Kletz 9 - 1 1 p.m.; 12th Street Harmony and

3_ Dance concert features student work

Katie Bennett STAFF WRITER

The

dance

department

will

host t h e Student D a n c e C o n c e r t o n M o n d a y and T u e s d a y , Nov. 2 0 and 21 in the K n i c k e r b o c k e r

Luminescence.

Thursday Nov. 16 Departmental Student Recital 1 1 a.m.-12 p.m. Wichers Auditorium. Admission Free.

Friday Orchestra Concert

Nov. 17

7:30 p.m.; Dimnent Chapel.

T h e a t r e and o n Tuesday, N o v . 2 8 , in t h e D o w C e n t e r studio 2 0 7 al 8

other multimedia. T h e p r o c e s s f o r putting t h e

T h e s t u d e n t s are also responsible f o r the lighting concept. T h i s

w o n d e r f u l b a l l e t / j a z z p i e c e with

concert together is n o t an easy o n e . In o r d e r for their c h o r e o g r a -

s e m e s t e r the s t u d e n t s for a light-

Sarah Williams ( ' 0 9 ) . "

p h y t o b e a l l o w e d in the p r o g r a m ,

The event features a completely s t u d e n t - c r e a t e d p r o g r a m . S t u -

t h e faculty. In the first p h a s e , a student

d e n t s p e r f o r m and c h o r e o g r a p h

s u b m i t s t h e idea for his o r h e r p i e c e w i t h the b e g i n n i n g s o f the

all the pieces in the concert. T h e Student D a n c e C o n c e r t two

v e n u e s , the

Knick-

b e c a u s e o f t h e w i d e variety o f p i e c e s s u b m i t t e d b y students

Film: "Step Up"

p a n i e d b y live m u s i c this y e a r , " Tadio said. " A n d we have a

p.m. A d m i s s i o n is free.

e r b o c k e r T h e a t r e a n d the D o w ,

8 p.m.; Phelps Dining Hall. Sponsored by SAC.

c o - c o o r d i n a t i n g the concert with d a n c e p r o f e s s o r R a y Tadio.

s t u d e n t s m u s t g o t h r o u g h a threep h a s e a d j u d i c a t i o n p r o c e s s with

spans

Lip Sync

erbocker houses the larger w o r k s that require lighting or

a 1940s vibe choreographed by Hip

Hop

Anonymous,

the

ing p r o d u c t i o n c l a s s taught b y P e r r y L a n d e s will w o r k t o g e t h e r

h i p h o p d a n c e c l a s s , is a l s o o n

with Erik A l b e r g , the technical

the program. T h e finale for the

d i r e c t o r f o r the d e p a r t m e n t , t o create lighting for all the p i e c e s

concert

s h o w n at t h e K n i c k e r b o c k e r . B e c a u s e the s t u d e n t s c h o r e o -

tively by the D a n c e P r o d u c t i o n

g r a p h their o w n w o r k , the Student

choreography. In t h e s e c o n d phase, t h e student s u b m i t s t h e c o m p l e t e p i e c e

D a n c e C o n c e r t p r e s e n t s a vast array o f styles a n d ideas. In y e a r s

for r e v i e w , and in t h e third p h a s e , the student s u b m i t s the pieces af-

porated c o m p l i c a t e d s c a f f o l d i n g in the K n i c k e r b o c k e r T h e a t r e

past, c h o r e o g r a p h e r s h a v e incor-

and

is a w o r k

performed

choreographed

Class, Other

which

Tadio

collecteaches.

choreographers

on

the

program for the Knickerbocker concert include Steven Rodriguez ('07), Courtenay Roberts ( ' 0 7 ) , A n n a Pillot ('09), Jake Boone ('08), Brianna Bedsole

Nov. 17 & 18: 7; 9 : 3 0 p.m.; midnight. Nov. 19. 3 p.m. Wlnants Auditorium. $2. Sponsored by SAC.

for p e r f o r m a n c e . D o w s t u d i o 2 0 7 is r e s e r v e d for pieces that w o r k belter in a

ter i n c o r p o r a t i n g the s u g g e s t i o n s

and h a v e e v e n p a i n t e d on s t a g e

and critiques o f the faculty. " I t ' s really all a b o u t the stu-

as a part o f a d a n c e . T h i s y e a r

('09) Heather Robertson ('07),

p r o m i s e s an equally interesting

Sarah Williams ('09), Amanda

Saturday Nov. 1 8 Concerto/Aria Auditions

m o r e intimate selling closer to

d e n t s , " d a n c e p r o f e s s o r Teresa V a n D e n e n d said. V a n D e n e n d is

feast for t h e eyes. "We have three pieces accom-

Piagnarelli ( ' 0 7 ) , Julie Carrico

the a u d i e n c e , w h i l e the K n i c k -

( ' 0 8 ) and Sharon H a v e n s ( ' 0 7 ) .

1 2 p.m; Wichers Auditorium.

Senior Jazz Recital: Tom Owens

Boogie with

6 p.m.; Wichers Auditorium. Admission Free.

Ballet Club Courtenay Roberts A R T S EDITOR

Student activities are o n e o f

COMMUNICATION CLASS HOSTS FILM FESTIVAL C o m m u n i c a t i o n 3 7 1 : Intercultural a n d G e n d e r C o m m u n i c a tion is h o s t i n g a " D i v e r s i t y F i l m F e s t i v a l " this w e e k . "The Family Stone," a comedy

the m a n y things that h i g h l i g h t H o p e a m o n g other f o u r - y e a r liberal arts c o l l e g e s . H o p e s t u d e n t s are e n c o u r a g e d to lake responsibility f o r their e d u c a t i o n , i f they feel t h e r e is a gap, they find a w a y

a b o u t f a m i l y d y n a m i c s , starring

t o fill it. T h i s is h o w

Claire D a n e s and D i a n e K e a t o n

C l u b b e g a n . N o w in its second

a m o n g others, is s h o w i n g Nov. 15 at 4 p . m . in the F r i e d - H e m e n w a y

year, the c l u b started with d a n c e

Hope's

Ballet

a u d i t o r i u m . " W a t e r , " an Indian

s t u d e n t s p a s s i o n a t e a b o u t the art o f ballet a n d w a n t i n g to s t u d y it

film directed b y D e e p a M e h t a ,

independently.

will s h o w Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. D i s c u s s i o n will f o l l o w e a c h

" T h e r e ' s a lot o f m o d e m (in the d a n c e c u r r i c u l u m ) , so those

B A L L E R I N A B O O G I E — B a l l e t Club m e m b e r s jazz It up In rehearsal for next w e e k ' s S t u d e n t

film s h o w i n g . All are w e l c o m e .

o f u s w h o c a m e from ballet b a c k -

Dance C o n c e r t .

S T A F F PHOTOGRAPHER M E G A N PFTCER

g r o u n d s felt like w e w e r e m i s s i n g

MARK YON ALLY TO CONDUCT MASTER CLASSES Mark

Yonally

of

Chicago

T a p T h e a t e r will c o n d u c t m a s ter classes for l a p s t u d e n t s o f all levels Friday, N o v . 17 in t h e J u l i a n n a R o o m located in the

o u t , " Ballet C l u b P r e s i d e n t Sarah W i l l i a m s ( ' 0 9 ) said. T h e c l u b f o c u s e s o n classical ballet

technique

by

recreating

members

Ballet C l u b m e m b e r s h e l p e a c h

a tribute t o w o m e n during World

also t e a c h original c h o r e o g r a p h y

o t h e r and d o not j u d g e one ano t h e r b a s e d o n ability.

War II. W i l l i a m s , w h o also c h o r e o g r a p h e d the piece, described it

niques.

Various

club

from v a r y i n g ballet b a c k g r o u n d s . "We have a mixture of people

variations from w o r k s in the ballet c a n o n , s uch a s " t h e N u t c r a c k e r

from

" a n d " D o n Q u i x o t e . " H o w e v e r , it

q u e s t i o n s , " W i l l i a m s said. W i l l i a m s also e m p h a s i z e d that

d o e s not limit itself t o such t e c h -

freshmen

give advice

to

to s e n i o r s w h o f r e s h m e n with

basement of Durfee. A d v a n c e d classes are f r o m 5

T h e u p c o m i n g Student D a n c e

as fast, intricate a n d f u n . S h e re-

concert will feature a n e w piece b y t h e c l u b . N i n e d a n c e r s will

ceived the c o s t u m e idea f r o m her g r a n d m o t h e r , w h o m a r r i e d her

p e r f o r m " B o o g i e , " a piece that

g r a n d f a t h e r b e f o r e he left t o s e r v e

c o m b i n e s ballet with j a z z and is

in the war.

Depree exhibits Darfur child art

t o 6 p.m., i n t e r m e d i a t e classes are from 6 t o 7 p . m . and b e g i n n i n g

Ario E l a m i

classes are f r o m 7 to 8 p . m . T h e r e is no cost for these classes.

STAFF WRITER

T h e D e P r e e Art C e n t e r is ex-

continue t o this day. " P e o p l e think of w a r as being f o u g h t b y a r m i e s , " N o r d -

VOICE STUDENTS WIN FIRST PLACE

hibiting d r a w i n g s b y chi l dr en from the D a r f u r region o f the S u -

h o f said. wounded.

M e g h a n M o o r e ( ' 0 8 ) and Katie R o s s ( ' 0 9 ) , a l o n g with t w o

dan, w h e r e a c c o r d i n g to B B C N e w s some 200,000 people have

the

local high school students, earned

died a n d t w o million b e e n m a d e

first p l a c e h o n o r s in the N a t i o n a l Association of Teachers of Sing-

h o m e l e s s as the result o f g e n o c i d e s i n c e the w a r b e g a n . T h e exhibit, w h i c h r u n s t h r o u g h Nov. 17, is b e i n g c o o r d i n a t e d b y

ing M i c h i g a n Stale C h a p t e r A u d i lions, held al Eastern M i c h i g a n

the H o l l a n d P e a c e m a k e r s , a g r o u p

U n i v e r s i t y in Ypsilanli o n Nov. 4 . M o o r e , look first place in the

h e a d e d by P a m N o r d h o f . " W e learned o f the availabil-

C o l l e g e J u n i o r W o m e n ' s Division, a n d R o s s , l o o k first in the S o p h o m o r e C o l l e g e W o m e n ' s Division. All four s t u d e n t s s t u d y v o i c e under music professor Linda D y k s l r a and will go on t o the regional auditions al Ball Slate U n i v e r s i t y w h e r e they will c o m pete with s i n g e r s f r o m O h i o , Indiana, and Ontario, Canada.

THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD - A child depicts the effects that war violence has on everyday life.

fact that chi l dr en also

suf-

fer and will carry t h e trauma for years. T h e i r lives are interrupted in the most horrible w a y . " " T h e s e d r a w i n g s will

r em i nd

p e o p l e o f this fact better than w o r d s c a n c o n v e y , " N o r d h o f said. W h e n a s k e d a b o u t the m e s s a g e she

hoped

the

drawings would

ity o f the exhibit and contacted

bring, N o r d h o f responded, "There is f u t i l i t y in u s i n g w a r t o s o l v e

P r o f e s s o r William M a y e r , " Nord h o f said. " H e w a s gracious in

political p r o b l e m s . T h i s w a r is e s p e c i a l l y f u t i l e a s it is t a r g e t i n g

a l l o w i n g u s t o use the

c i v i l i a n s . W a r has a d e v a s t a t i n g e f f e c t o n t h e lives o f c h i l d r e n and

DePree

A r t C e n t e r t o s h o w c a s e it. He p r o v i d e d the expertise in h a n g i n g it P H O T O EDFTOR J A R E D W I L K E N I N G

" S o l d i e r s die and are They often overlook

for best e f f e c t . " T h e d r a w i n g s w e r e m a d e in 2 0 0 4 , yet the terrors o f the conflict

w e s h o u l d all w o r k t o e n d it." P e o p l e are e n c o u r a g e d t o visit w w w . a f r i c a a c l i o n . o r g t o find o u t w h a t t h e y can d o to help.


NEWS

4

NOVEMBER 15, 2 0 0 6

INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS SIMMER College Food Service Center brought flavors f r o m a r o u n d the w o r l d to P h e l p s

Naoki Miyakawa STAFF W R I T E R

the A s i a n F o o d Festival and International

D i n i n g Hall. A t the A s i a n Food Festival o n Nov. 8

In

celebration

of

culinary

diversity,

Food Festival w e r e held in Phelps D i n i n g

mostly Thai dishes w e r e p r e p a r e d . In the

Hall on Nov. 8 and 11. H e l d annually, the m e a l s are typically

past, cuisine such as sushi had been served, but d u e to b u d g e t d e c r e a s e s the d i n i n g staff

hosted d u r i n g d i f f e r e n t m o n t h s . D i n i n g Services usually collaborates with

w a s u n a b l e t o hire a sushi c h e f or train

s t u d e n t s to d e v e l o p the m e n u and p u r c h a s e

favorite. " W e k n e w there w e r e a lot o f d e m a n d s

e m p l o y e e s to roll the J a p a n e s e c u l i n a r y

authentic ingredients for e a c h recipe. T h i s fall, h o w e v e r , both o f the f o o d f e s t i v a l s

for s u s h i , " said B o b Willey, a p r o d u c t i o n

c o s t i n g the c u l i n a r y staff essential t i m e and

m a n a g e r at Phelps. T o m H o o v e r , a c h e f m a n a g e r at P h e l p s

f u n d i n g . B y b u d g e t i n g the m e a l s m o d e s t l y

a d d e d , " U s u a l l y these t w o e v e n t s are not

a n d c o o r d i n a t i n g the m e n u solo, the H o p e

in the s a m e w e e k , s o we d i d n ' t h a v e m u c h

w e r e s c h e d u l e d to o c c u r in the s a m e w e e k ,

t i m e to p r e p a r e s u s h i . " Although Hope's Asian

Perspective

A s s o c i a t i o n s u b m i t t e d a s a m p l e m e n u for the A s i a n F o o d Festival, the d i n i n g staff w a s u n a b l e t o m e e t m a n y o f the s t u d e n t s ' requests d u e to e x p e n s e . Willey a d d e d , " W e o f f e r e d to c h a n g e the s c h e d u l e o f Asian Food Festival to January,

P H O T O COURTESY D E B B Y L I

CHERRY BLOSSOMS WAIT IN THE WINGS - Tomoml Sawa, Ayako Chiba, Debby Li and Emi Iwamoto rush from t h e International Food Festival to perform in Images.

scheduled

B e n j a m i n . A. C r u m p l e r ( ' 0 8 ) s a m p l e d

facts a b o u t la France cJepays. Eraud t a u g h t

then." H o w e v e r , Willey p r o m i s e d that in April

m a n y f o r e i g n flavors. " I t w a s the best f o o d P h e l p s h a d s e r v e d

p a s s e r s b y that F r a n c e is the m o s t p o p u l a r

they are p l a n n i n g to s e r v e sushi at P h e l p s

for a long time," C r u m p l e r said. "It was

but

too

many

events

were

like b e i n g able t o g o t o a G r e e k , E t h i o p i a n

in r e s p o n s e to high d e m a n d . Food

a n d C h i n e s e r e s t a u r a n t all at the s a m e

Festival g a v e s t u d e n t s the o p p o r t u n i t y to s a m p l e global fare a n d s p e a k t o international student representatives. D i n e r s could test

time." Students f r o m Pakistan, Uruguay, F r a n c e and J a p a n i n t r o d u c e d their c u l t u r e s

their palate with d i s h e s such as kahrahi

by d i s p l a y i n g p h o t o g r a p h s o f their n a t i o n s

w / c o u s c o u s , buligogi, c h i m i c h u r r i s h r i m p ,

a n d details a b o u t international lifestyles.

On

Saturday, the

International

P H O T O COURTESY E R I C A H O W E L L

Workplace "Stay

strong

and

C o l l e g e , created a p o s t e r b o a r d t o introduce

g i n g e r v e g e t a b l e s and n i s c o i s e salad.

Tonlsha Gordon (*09)

focused

tourists annually. "I w o u l d like o t h e r s to k n o w a b o u t the diversity o f F r a n c e , d i f f e r e n t a r e a s , l a n d s c a p e s , big cities and the c o u n t r y , " said E r a u d . The food

festivals. I m a g e s a n d

the

International E d u c a t i o n Week act a s c o l o r f u l

F i o n a E r a u d , a F r e n c h T A at H o p e

sweet potatoes and pineapple, ethiopian

international tourist destination in the w o r l d , r e c e i v i n g o v e r 7 5 million foreign

m e d i a t o r s to introduce d i f f e r e n t flavors o f culture t o the c o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y .

Continued from page 1

school to b e c o m e a nurse.

discussion as a r e s p o n s e t o the growing number of questions

p a y g a p b e t w e e n m e n and w o m e n and o n b l e n d i n g f a m i l y life with

P a n e l i s t s all e c h o e d the notion

H o p e w o m e n were asking about

professional

" F i n d f r i e n d s w h o support y o u . " The panel also d i s c u s s e d

that in t o d a y ' s w o r l d it is v e r y p o s s i b l e to h a v e both a f u l f i l l i n g

workplace

discussion a timely event. " I ' m h o p i n g H o p e w o m e n will

f o l l o w e d the e v e n t d u r i n g w h i c h

c a r e e r a n d a family. A n a u d i e n c e

take

women

•discussions. Several books p u b l i s h e d by p r o f e s s o r s in r e c e n t

strategies for the f u t u r e , " said De

f r o m both panel m e m b e r s and p r o f e s s i o n a l s in the H o l l a n d

take t i m e o f f f r o m w o r k

y e a r s h a v e also t o u c h e d o n the

Vries, " a n d that they can m e e t

community.

i n c o r p o r a t i n g a r e a s o f life o u t s i d e the c a r e e r w o r l d . the

five

Four out of

speakers had

children

member who

that

d u r i n g t h e i r c a r e e r s and noted the

to

i m p o r t a n c e o f b a l a n c i n g the j o b

fall behind in their p r o f e s s i o n .

and t h e f a m i l y . "You can do whatever your

Panelists a d v o c a t e d a c o n t i n u o u s

heart

wants

you

to

do,"

said

have

noted chi l dren

M a r y Barr, a n u r s e practitioner with M i c h i g a n M e d i c a l P C , w h o

working,"

stayed h o m e with h e r chi l dren

Mulder. De Vries

if y o u ' r e not

said

and

in

academic

campus

group

away

both q u e s t i o n s

the

and

H o p e s t u d e n t s c o u l d glean a d v i c e

easily

education. " S t a y i n v o l v e d in the b u s i n e s s community even

for 10 y e a r s b e f o r e g o i n g back to

could

papers

in

making

a d v i c e f o r their c a r e e r s . " A networking reception

professionally," Jepsen advised,

issues

life,

w o m e n w h o c a n give t h e m g o o d

Congressional Corner • '

Student P a r k i n g P e r m i t s

again in D e c e m b e r .

B e g i n n i n g this w e e k , until D e c . 15, stud e n t s with c o t t a g e p a r k i n g p e r m i t s are abl e to

S t u d e n t Congress at t h e B u l t m a n s '

McAllister

organized

the

park in any s t u d e n t lot o n c a m p u s b e t w e e n 7

S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s w a s invited to j o i n Pres-

T h i s is a result o f the Van-

ident and Mrs. B u l t m a n at their h o m e f o r din-

H a m e r s v e l d Parking Proposal that w a s passed

ner last night. T h e e v e n t has b e c o m e a n an-

b y S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s O c t . 17. T h e proposal calls for an increase in the c h a r g e for the cot-

nual event. Every fall the C o n g r e s s m e m b e r s and c o n s u l t a n t s a r e invited t o the p r e s i d e n t ' s

t a g e - p a r k i n g p a s s with the a d d e d privilege o f

h o u s e for a f o r m a l catered d i n n e r and g i v e n a

parking anywhere on campus. C a m p u s Safe-

t o u r o f the h o m e .

a.m. a n d 7 p.m.

ty-is r u n n i n g this as a trial to d e t e r m i n e t h e i m p a c t o f a l l o w i n g c o t t a g e residents to park in student lots a n d will review the proposal

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FEATURES

5

NOVEMBER 15, 2 0 0 6

Ethnic and Asian studies offer new opportunities

Casfina a broader mi; Evelyn D a n i e l FEATURES EDITOR

T h e racial l a n d s c a p e o f the United States is d i v e r s e and rap-

said P r o f e s s o r J e s u s Montafio. director o f t h e H o p e C o l l e g e ethnic

m e m b e r s o f the H o p e c o m m u n i t y set out to create a c u r r i c u l u m that

phasis on A f r i c a n and A f r i c a n -

studies p r o g r a m . " A s A m e r i c a n s w e are increasingly a w a r e o f the

w o u l d better p r e p a r e s t u d e n t s for

includes c o u r s e s in literature, history, politics, p s y c h o l o g y and so-

idly c h a n g i n g . A c c o r d i n g to the

v a l u e s o f multicultural ism to the

a d y n a m i c , globalized w o r l d . In 2 0 0 5 , the c o l l e g e a p p r o v e d

U.S. C e n s u s B u r e a u , in 2 0 0 5 , 14.5 percent o f A m e r i c a n s w e r e

social b o d y in g e n e r a l a n d to t h e

a n e w e t h n i c studies minor. S t u -

H o p e s t u d e n t in particular." W i t h , that m i n d set, M o n -

d e n t s can c h o o s e either a n e m p h a s i s on the A m e r i cas, including L a t i n o

Latino, 12.1 percent w e r e b l a c k a n d 4.3 percent w e r e A s i a n . " A m e r i c a is b e c o m i n g increasingly

t a n o and other

and Latin A m e r i c a n studies, or an e m -

multicultural,"

American

studies.

The

minor

ciology. A n u m b e r of

7 see this as a maturing

that d e f i n i n g a cultural g r o u p by h o w they dress a n d w h a t they think in the 'old c o u n t r y ' c a n n o t get us very far d o w n the r o a d , " Montano -—

We could not have done something

stu-

said. " W e need, in

of our curriculum. like this

addition, to think

10 years ago.

d e n t s had an inter-

— Professor Chuck Green

about ;

the

important

est in ethnic studies a n d h a v e t a k e n t h o s e c o u r s e s all a l o n g , "

w a y s in w h i c h a cultural g r o u p will look at the w o r l d in different

said C h u c k G r e e n , professor o f p s y c h o l o g y

ways, the w a y s in w h i c h d i f f e r e n t cultural g r o u p s interpret the s a m e

and director o f the P h e l p s

event or o b j e c t in c o m p l e t e dis-

Scholars

gives them something

agreement." M o n t a n o believes that the m i n o r will also h e l p m a k e H o p e

to

show

m o r e attractive to m i n o r i t y stu-

for what t h e y ' v e

dents and faculty. " T h e historical reality is that

program.

"This

done, some-

H o p e C o l l e g e has had trouble re-

thing* to p u t on their r e s u m e s .

cruiting a n d retaining faculty a n d

It's a great w a y to

students o f c o l o r , " M o n t a n o said. " T h i s inclusive learning c o m m u -

those

nity, w e felt, w o u l d b e attractive

courses." T h e m i n o r also created a

to all faculty a n d students, espe-

pull

together

n e w Introduction t o E t h n i c Studies course, taught b y M o n t a n o , that studies cultures and ethnicities w i t h i n the U.S. a n d in their g l o b a l context. "We strongly believe

cially t o historically u n d e r r e p r e s e n t e d m e m b e r s o f our society." B e c a u s e the ethnic studies m i n o r f o c u s e d primarily on L a t i n o and A f r i c a n - A m e r i c a n studies, an additional minor, in A s i a n s t u d ies, w a s a p p r o v e d for 2 0 0 6 - 2 0 0 7 to reflect a global s h i f t in e m p h a sis from West t o East. East A s i a a n d the Pacific h a v e SEE

MINORS,

PAGE

6

STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER D Y L A N A PINTER

Cultural heritage revitalized Emily P a p p l e STAFF W R I T E R

Many

Hope

students

view

t h e courses. A c c o r d i n g to the C u l t u r a l Heritage C o m m i t t e e ' s " P r o p o s a l f o r

cultural heritage c o u r s e s as t h e d o w n f a l l o f liberal arts e d u c a t i o n .

R e v i s i n g the C u l t u r a l H e r i t a g e

D r e a d c o m e s with the t h o u g h t o f registering for t h e s e c o u r s e s and

ing will still b e an integral part o f

areas:

questions

taught by P r o f e s s o r Julie Kipp, will satisfy the s a m e r e q u i r e m e n t

t h e course. Irish Literature will be a 19th and 20th c e n t u r y survey, an ex-

construct

argu-

m e n t s to enrich their lives and

as British Literature I.

r e q u i r e m e n t in p l a c e : E i g h t c r e d -

a c h i e v e m o r e practical goals. h. R e a d a w i d e variety o f

K i p p has b e e n t e a c h i n g at H o p e s i n c e 1998, a n d while she

p r i m a r y text in o r d e r t o better

s p e c i a l i z e s in British Literature

(especially C a t h o l i c and Protestant) and gender-related issues

u n d e r s t a n d t h e m s e l v e s and

and R o m a n t i c i s m , she plans o n " b r i d g i n g R o m a n t i c i s m and Irish

present in Ireland. T h e class will f o c u s o n the historical context o f

c o u r s e m u s t be f r o m the m o d e r n

world. c.

2,. T h e basic d e s c r i p t i o n s of the c o u r s e s will be m o r e flexible than they are now.

the

U n d e r s t a n d the Western

.culture, c h r o n o l o g i c a l

period.

dents. T h e s e are n o t the first c h a n g e s the cultural h e r i t a g e c u r r i c u l u m h a s seen in r e c e n t y e a r s . T h e

and

Keep the current course

/,

curriculum

designed

m e n t and

develop-

strengths and

weak-

nesses. Professors

Julie

Kipp

and

al

to this t i m e the r e q u i r e m e n t w a s t o c o m p l e t e f o u r c o u r s e s , to-

IDS 171/172 section. T h e r e will b e eight c o u r s e s v a r y i n g in c o u r s e

t a l i n g 12 c r e d i t s in t h e a r e a s o f

n u m b e r , with different f o c u s mixe s o f the t h r e e c o r e areas. In ad-

the n e w f o r m a t . "I d e f i n i t e l y like the n e w form a t , " said P a r i s T e r K e u r s t ( ' 0 8 ) ,

dition to this, the current option

a s t u d e n t in the c o u r s e . "1 think

o f taking either E n g l i s h 2 3 1 / 2 3 2 , History 130/131 or P h i l o s o p h y

that the lecture a s p e c t o f it is really g o o d , b u t I a p p r e c i a t e that

2 3 0 / 2 3 2 to fulfill one o f the t w o cultural heritage r e q u i r e m e n t s ,

there's

requirement

became

an

inter-

d i s c i p l i n a r y c o u r s e , the c l a s s e s w e r e d e s i g n e d t o be t e a m t a u g h t , with t h r e e p r o f e s s o r s , o n e f r o m each of the core areas. The main p r o b l e m with this s y s t e m w a s t h e d i f f i c u l t y in finding f a c u l t y to teach the courses. In J a n u a r y 2 0 0 6 , a proposal w a s b r o u g h t t o the A c a d e m i c A f f a i r s Board to reconstruct o f the cultural h e r i t a g e c u r r i c u l u m b a s e d o n a 2 0 0 3 - 2 0 0 4 review o f

3-

T h e r e will

choices

under

b e additionthe

current

will be r e m a i n in place. 4To m a k e the cultural heritage c o u r s e o p t i o n s clear t o students b y creating a n e w c o u r s e section labeled "cultural heritage," J. C r e a t e a cultural heritage c o m m i t t e e consisting o f a

Jennifer Young of the English d e p a r t m e n t are t e a m - t e a c h i n g a pilot C u l t u r a l H e r i t a g e II c l a s s in

still

room

for

discus-

sion." In r e s p o n s e t o the i m p o r t a n c e o f t h e cultural h e r i t a g e c o u r s e s , the d i r e c t o r o f the C u l t u r a l H e r i tage C o m m i t t e e , C u r t i s G r u e n ler, said: " A c o r e t h i n g t o get f r o m a liberal arts e d u c a t i o n is to learn h o w t o read d i f f i c u l t text well a n d t o b e e n r i c h e d b y great reading."

ploration o f political, religious

the t ext s used. Kipp plans on

literature" with this course. Kipp close

cultural heritage curriculum was r e v i s e d in t h e late 1990s. P r i o r

p h i l o s o p h y , h i s t o r y and literature. W h e n the cultural h e r i t a g e

e x p e r i m e n t a l a s s i g n m e n t s instead o f traditional essays, t hough writ-

Literature. T h i s four-credit class,

a n c i e n t / m e d i e v a l p e r i o d to E u ropean Renaissance; the second

been

conversation." Students will e n c o u n t e r m o r e

a b l e students to: a. Read, w r i t e , a s k g o o d

a b o u t to c h a n g e ; n o t i n g the i m portance of these courses, a new has

6,

T h i s spring semester, a n e w upper-level English class is b e i n g

r i c u l u m will f o c u s on six m a i n

R e q u i r e m e n t , " the u p d a t e d cur-

T h i s is all

with a n a p p e a l i n g look to stu-

the director o f cultural heritage.

STAFF W R I T E R

o f f e r e d at H o p e : E N G L 3 7 1 - I r i s h

its, t w o c o u r s e s . O n e o f t h e s e m u s t c o v e r the t i m e p e r i o d o f

c l a s s is u n b e a r a b l e .

director o f g e n e r a l e d u c a t i o n and

will be r e s p o n s i b l e for a lot o f

M e a g h a n Lewis

T h e s e c o u r s e s will en-

t r u d g i n g to the b o o k s t o r e t o p u r c h a s e the h e a v y load o f b o o k s . T h e thought o f actually attending

m e m b e r o f e a c h d e p a r t m e n t , the

literature with an Oris ft (fair

also ties

has with

Ireland; w h i l e doing g r a d u a t e w o r k at N o t r e D a m e , Kipp had the op-

"In Ireland they pursue educationJor

its own sake

(and) talk is very much valued." Professor Julie Kipp

using Irish authors G e o r g e Bernard S h a w , William Yeats, J a m e s Joyce, Heaney.

Seamus Samuel

Beckett and Sean

portunity to w o r k with s c h o l a r s specializing in I r i s h

O ' C a s e y , a s well as several fe-

studies. A l s o , K i p p has traveled to Ireland m a n y t i m e s to visit her

male a n d lesser-known writers, to help s t u d e n t s g r a s p the e s s e n c e o f

f r i e n d s and attend c o n f e r e n c e s . "I a m very fond o f Ireland,"

Irish culture. T h e goal o f this class. Kipp said, is to "try to i m m e r s e our-

Kipp said S t u d e n t s enrolled in this c o u r s e should e x p e c t a u n i q u e learning experience. "In Ireland they p u r s u e e d u c a tion for its o w n s a k e (and) talk is very m u c h v a l u e d , " K i p p said. T h a n k s to this Irish f r e e d o m o f t h o u g h t , Kipp said, " T h e c l a s s will be discussion based, s u p p l e m e n t e d b y lecture, and students

selves in the Irish experiences in a s m a n y w a y s possible, (utilizing) culinary, musical or other m e a n s . " W h i l e this class m a y not c o m e back for at least a n o t h e r t w o y e a r s a f t e r the spring s e m e s t e r ( d u e t o c o u r s e j u g g l i n g in the English d e p a r t m e n t ) , it will be a m a t c h less o p p o r t u n i t y f o r the students enrolled.


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NOVEMBER 15, 2 0 0 6

Antiphon M o d e r n dance demystified

w h e n e v e r y o n e else is d o i n g s o m e t h i n g

you right away like a light illuminating

c o m p l e t e l y d i f f e r e n t (did s h e s c r e w u p or is it s u p p o s e d t o b e that w a y ? ) . T h e s e are all

the darkness. Other times, it intrigues you, pulling at your consciousness and leading

punish t h e m t h r o u g h utter c o n f u s i o n a n d / or b o r e d o m . H o w e v e r , the term has a history and an

Courtenay Roberts

find the meaning of life. Sometimes, it hits

intent. W h e n Isadora D u n c a n a n d R u t h St. Denis (pioneers of m o d e m dance) began

a n d appreciate. So the next t i m e y o u g o t o a d a n c e show,

still other times, watching a dance can feel

say the Student D a n c e C o n c e r t N o v . 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. in the K n i c k e r b o c k e r T h e a t e r ,

like walking into a pitch-black room. You stumble around zombie-like with your h a n d s

traipsing a b o u t the stage free o f tradtional c o n v e n t i o n s , the public had n o clue w h a t t o

things any a u d i e n c e m e m b e r can r e c o g n i z e

you on a j o u m e y to reveal w h a t you most want to k n o w w h e n you least expect it. A n d

g i v e y o u r s e l f a break. You d o n ' t h a v e t o

d o with t h e m or their art. T h e i r m o v e m e n t w a s an e v o l u t i o n ; n e w ideas b a s e d o n old

in front of your body, searching for the light

h a v e all the a n s w e r s . You d o n ' t e v e n h a v e

s w i t c h — b u t before you can find it, the dance

I c o u l d d o l a u n d r y f o r t h e rest o f the

principles. It w a s m o d e m . S o t h a t ' s w h a t

to h a v e s o m e o f t h e m . D a n c e is one area in y o u r life right n o w

year. I readily a d m i t that " m o d e m " is an

they called it. Doris Humphrey (another m o d e m dance

is over and y o u ' r e still in the dark. It d o e s n ' t have to be this way. In each

If 1 had q u a r t e r for e v e r y t i m e s o m e o n e said t o m e "I d o n ' t get m o d e m d a n c e "

a m b i g u o u s t e r m . In fact, if y o u a p p r o a c h

dance there is something to appreciate. Spend

w h e r e y o u really can sit b a c k , relax, a n d e n j o y the r i d e — o r not, b e c a u s e that is o k too. H o w e v e r , m i s s i n g out o n art is n o t ok.

a n y d a n c e r a n d ask, " W h a t is m o d e m d a n c e ? " I ' d bet m y tuition m o n e y y o u ' d

p i o n e e r ) writes in h e r b o o k , " T h e Art of

less time trying to figure it out and more time

M a k i n g D a n c e s , " that it o f t e n m a k e s little

W h o k n o w s , y o u m a y get a n a u t o g r a p h that

get a d i f f e r e n t a n s w e r f r o m e a c h o n e . B e l i e v e it or not, this is n o t on p u r p o s e .

d i f f e r e n c e to an a u d i e n c e w h a t a d a n c e is

paying attention to w h a t is before you. T h e r e is s o m u c h t o b e a w a r e of; the

about. A p p a r e n t l y , she h a d yet to e n c o u n t e r

b e a u t y or u g l i n e s s o f a particular s h a p e ;

T h e r e is no a l l - p o w e r f u l d a n c e c o n s o r t i u m p e r c h e d o n high plotting against the a v e r a g e

the sophisticated H o p e a u d i e n c e s w h o c a n n o t s e e m to f o c u s on a n y t h i n g else.

the kind o f e n e r g y that the d a n c e r s g i v e

Courtenay is pursuing a dance minor with a creative writing major. Unrelated

d a n c e enthusiast (or d a n c e r ' s b o y f r i e n d ) to

Analyzing dance can be like trying to

Hope's

community

To t h e E d i t o r : P e o p l e o f t e n ask m e w h y I

is

o f f as they m o v e f r o m p l a c e to p l a c e ; or that o n e d a n c e r t h a t ' s o f f b y herself

to that...Cleveland

rocks, Courtenay

isfrom

Cleveland andj thus, Courtenay rocks.

Mascot

special

w h o a s k e d m e h o w m y visit w a s

c o u l d be w o r t h s o m e t h i n g s o m e d a y .

Continued from page 1

most

for attention. A l t h o u g h H o p e has

f o r a p h y s i c a l r e p r e s e n t a t i o n of a

stressful t i m e s that a p e r s o n will

this D u t c h tradition, w e still n e e d

e n c o u n t e r d u r i n g h i s o r h e r life.

to appeal to other traditions. A w h i t e m a l e is n o t w h a t I ' d w a n t t o

mascot." Matson

and

a "Go

committee

are

continuing

O f t e n , it

is o n e

of the

College

going. There was a genuineness that 1 saw in H o p e ' s c o m m u n i t y .

over all the o t h e r s s c h o o l s that

I h a v e yet t o s e e the H o p e spirit

I was considering. My answer t o that q u e s t i o n is t h e p e o p l e .

see my fellow Hope community

s e e e v e r y d a y on H o p e ' s c a m p u s c o n s t a n t l y r e n e w s m y spirit a n d

represent u s . " Will N e t t l e t o n

members

gives m e energy to keep pressing

v o t e d in f a v o r o f f u n d i n g the

s c h e d u l i n g an u n v e i l i n g p e p - r a l l y

a n o t h e r o n a d a y - t o - d a y basis. I c o n s t a n t l y see h u g s g i v e n out,

on

of

mascot said, "The mascot gives

I b e l i e v e in H o p e ' s

in F e b m a r y . T h e c o m m i t t e e c o n s i s t s o f ten

t a k i n g the " p r o s p e c t i v e student t o u r " t w o y e a r s a g o , this w a s

a n d kind w o r d s b e i n g e x c h a n g e d

people.

an o b j e c t f o r t h e b o o k s t o r e a n d A t h l e t i c D e p a r t m e n t to p r o m o t e

v e r y e v i d e n t to m e . I saw p e o p l e

g e n u i n e laughter c o m e f r o m d e e p

s t o p p i n g o t h e r s on their w a y t o

w i t h i n the l u n g s o f m y H o p e m a t e s . Daily, I a m g r e e t e d by

c h o s e to

attend

Hope

I b e l i e v e that t h e p e o p l e o f H o p e C o l l e g e m a k e it the school o f e x c e l l e n c e that it is. A s I w a s

class, m o s t o f t h e m l a u g h i n g or s m i l i n g . I w a s greeted several t i m e s b y s t u d e n t s , f a c u l t y and staff

Minors

f a d e or d w i n d l e . happy

w h e r e v e r I go.

I c o n t i n u e to to

see

one

Everyday, I hear

T h e e x c i t e m e n t a n d e n e r g y that I

my

during life.

this t o u g h

time

I b e l i e v e that t h e y are

special. I s e e the u n m i s t a k a b l e j o y and l o v e for life a n d others that H o p e ' s c o m m u n i t y has.

I

the s m i l e s o f t h o s e a r o u n d m e .

h a v e c h o s e n H o p e C o l l e g e , and it h a s m a d e all the d i f f e r e n c e .

B e i n g a student is n o t easy.

Matt O o s t e r h o u s e ( ' 0 9 )

planning ('07)

of

who

process

the

mascot

appointed

of

Dutch" use

character

and

representatives

and

with. There's a point when you

will

j u s t h a v e to act. It c a n b e d e b a t e d

training and staffing o f the m a s c o t c o s t u m e and actor. F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n go t o http://

to death." Matt W i x s o n ( ' 0 8 ) w h o v o t e d

coordinate

the

the

the c a r e t a k i n g ,

against f u n d i n g t h e m a s c o t said, "I d o n ' t necessarily see a n e e d

bcmatson.googlepages.com/

m i n o r pointed out, H o p e has had

1879 were Japanese. Today, H o p e

o u r c u r r i c u l u m , " G r e e n said. " W e

a historical connection with the Asian world since the c o l l e g e ' s

continues an e x c h a n g e student prog r a m with t w o Japanese universi-

could not have done something

founding. Two out o f the six stu-

ties and enrolled nearly 3 0 students

like this 10 years a g o , b e c a u s e w e d i d n ' t o f f e r the c o u r s e s . T h e

dents in H o p e ' s graduating class of

f r o m Asi^n countries last year.

m o r e b r o a d l y w e can cast o u r net,

T h e minor includes courses in Asian art, philosophy, religion,

the m o r e e f f e c t i v e w e are as a lib-

mascotcharacter.

Continued from page 5 h o m e t o the w o r l d ' s m o s t p o p u -

the highest e c o n o m i c growth rate

lous countries, C h i n a and India,

in the world, with a n increase in

with approximately 1.3 billion and

gross d o m e s t i c product o f 9 percent p e r year. In addition, Asia is

1.1 billion people, respectively. A s the proposal to create the

throughout

eral arts institution." N o w actively recruiting, both

Asia, f r o m the Middle East t o India

p r o g r a m s h a v e b e e n well r e c e i v e d

and Tibet, China and Japan. Students m a y also apply a course in an

a m o n g students. " W e are a y o u n g a n d g r o w i n g

Asian language toward the minor. T h e n e w m i n o r s reflect the

p r o g r a m , " M o n t a n o said. " C l a s s e s a r e b e i n g d e v e l o p e d with diver-

college's efforts to become more

sity and d i f f e r e n c e at the c e n t e r o f

globally inclusive. "1 see this a s a m a t u r i n g o f

study. S t u d e n t s are actively s e e k ing s uch k n o w l e d g e , and there is

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NEXT? will v e t o their a t t e m p t s and t h e y ' l l d a m a g e

As Howard Dean put it, "Booya!" Annika Carlson B y all m e a s u r e s , this m o n t h ' s m i d t e r m elections brought sweeping success for D e m o c r a t s : W e took the H o u s e . We t o o k the S e n a t e . W e took six g o v e r n o r s h i p s

their credibility with voters. C l o s e r to h o m e , S t a b e n o w and G r a n -

a m p l e , the fact that B u s h has only used his e x e c u t i v e v e t o p o w e r o n c e : on a bill w h i c h

possible. S i n c e a divided g o v e r n m e n t will m a k e it hard for D e m o c r a t s to a c h i e v e the

h o l m f a c e the s a m e c h a l l e n g e s — t h o u g h pressures are a d m i t t e d l y h i g h e r for t h e

e a s e d restrictions o n e m b r y o n i c s t e m cell

r e f o r m s on w h i c h they c a m p a i g n e d . D e m ocrats will h a v e t o w o r k t w i c e as hard t o

governor since Dick DeVos was a much

research. N o w that h e ' s not b a c k e d b y a R e p u b -

m a i n t a i n their integrity t o voters. T h e best w a y for D e m o c r a t s to a c h i e v e

lican legislature. Bush and his v e t o p o w e r are g o i n g to b e s e e i n g a lot m o r e o f e a c h

w h a t they p r o m i s e d v o t e r s — p a r t i c u l a r l y a p r a g m a t i c w i t h d r a w a l f r o m Iraq and m o r e

other. T h e A m e r i c a n system o f g o v e r n m e n t w a s d e s i g n e d to m o v e s l o w l y and

tougher c a n d i d a t e t o beat than M i c h a e l B o u c h a r d . In G r a n h o l m ' s case, c o n t i n u i n g to enact her j o b s plan a n d finding m o n e y in the b u d g e t t o d e v o t e t o long-term e d u cation i n v e s t m e n t are key s t e p s in p r o v i n g that her long-term vision for M i c h i g a n is

inefficiently, and with W a s h i n g t o n divided

fiscal responsibility in C o n g r e s s — i s to r e a c h across the aisle a n d w o r k with Re-

b e t w e e n t w o parties, t h a t ' s exactly w h a t ' s

p u b l i c a n s . Instead o f b u y i n g into t h e ex-

going to happen. So w h y a m 1 w o r r i e d ? Just like e v e r y

t r e m e l y partisan politics practiced in D.C. recently. D e m o c r a t s should step up a s bi-

b o l s t e r e d b y a H o u s e and S e n a t e w h i c h both had R e p u b l i c a n m a j o r i t i e s — a n d

political j u n k i e , I ' m a l r e a d y l o o k i n g a h e a d

partisan leaders, integrating c o m p r o m i s e

t o 2 0 0 8 — t h e next presidential election.

ethic reflected in the m a n y n e w l y elected

w h i l e it w a s n ' t necessarily a r u b b e r s t a m p

D e m o c r a t s w e r e h a n d e d a significant m a n date this fall, a n d if the party fails to live

into the plans they put f o r w a r d on Iraq, the e c o n o m y , education and countless other issues discussed in c a m p a i g n s this

from

R e p u b l i c a n s . Pretty m u c h a n y w a y

y o u cut it, w e w o n . In g e n e r a l , this m e a n s a lot less is g o i n g to get d o n e in Washington. D u r i n g the first six y e a r s o f B u s h ' s r e i g n , his w h i m s w e r e

for e v e r y t h i n g B u s h had in mind, a lot o f c o n s e r v a t i v e legislation w e n t t h r o u g h the s y s t e m w i t h o u t a s n a g . C o n s i d e r , f o r ex-

on track. The worst thing Democrats could do right n o w is rest on their laurels: w i n n i n g a n election should be the start o f the hard w o r k , not t h e end. I h o p e to see that w o r k D e m o c r a t s as they reach W a s h i n g t o n , D . C .

u p t o its i m a g e a s a n a g e n t for c h a n g e ,

fall. If D e m o c r a t s try t o p u s h their a g e n d a

in January. Annika is a member

w i n n i n g in ' 0 8 is g o i n g t o be n e a r l y i m -

t h r o u g h b y f o r c e a n d political g a m e s . B u s h

crats.

Liberal tsunami

ple to D e m o c r a t i c state leaders in Lansing. M o r e o v e r , R e p u b l i c a n s m u s t m a k e the

D e m o c r a t s w h e n there are n o R e p u b l i c a n s

of the Hope Demo-

m o s t o f and s h o w c a s e their s u c c e s s in the

in p o w e r to u n i t e against? D u r i n g the n e x t t w o years, the D e m o c r a t i c Party will h a v e

ing from t h e state's e c o n o m i c a s h e s is S e n .

places w h e r e they r e m a i n in c o n t r o l . As the

the o p p o r t u n i t y to explain h o w they plan

D e b b i e S t a b e n o w . R i d i n g the w a v e o f her s u c c e s s f u l b i d to r e n a m e a Detroit federal

j o u r n e y to 2 0 0 8 begins, be c a r e f u l not to b e " b l o w n a w a y " by m y r i a d m o v i n g v a n s

to put their rhetoric into practice. R e p u b -

b u i l d i n g , t h e i n c u m b e n t S e n a t o r n o w has

destined for locales o u t s i d e o f D e m o c r a t i -

licans s h o u l d be interested in D e m o c r a t i c plans for e d u c a t i o n , health care. Social Se-

a n o t h e r six years to p r o v e her passion for

cally restrained M i c h i g a n . A t the national level, the A m e r i c a n

curity a n d the w a r in Iraq. R e p u b l i c a n s m u s t be willing to w o r k to-

p e o p l e h a v e given a clear m a n d a t e for

o n c e again b e e n relegated to local control

everything "not Republican."

A c r o s s the

w a r d bipartisan solutions to the p r o b l e m s the nation will c o n t i n u e to f a c e . T h e D e m -

in the bulk o f W e s t M i c h i g a n .

F r o m this

nation, t h e b i g g e s t n e w j o b loss c a t e g o r y

ocrats h a v e lived as the m i n o r i t y voice, and

position, h o w e v e r , the c o n s e r v a t i v e s h a v e the o p p o r t u n i t y t o b o l s t e r the s t a t e ' s e c o -

is n o t M i c h i g a n m a n u f a c t u r i n g j o b s , but the R e p u b l i c a n r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s , s e n a t o r s

R e p u b l i c a n s m u s t learn to do the s a m e . With the D e m o c r a t s ' e l e v a t e d status in

Last T u e s d a y , voters in the state o f M i c h i g a n e x p r e s s e d their b e l i e f in Gov.

nomic standing through the m e d i u m s of private enterprise a n d u r b a n g r o w t h . In

a n d g o v e r n o r s w h o w e r e p i n k - s l i p p e d last

the S e n a t e and H o u s e o f R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s ,

G r a n h o l m despite the state's b e l e a g u e r e d i m a g e s t e m m i n g f r o m h e r policies. As

c o n j u n c t i o n with t h e D e m o c r a t i c - c o n trolled state g o v e r n m e n t . R e p u b l i c a n lead-

T u e s d a y . Clearly, A m e r i c a n s w a n t c h a n g e — a n idea that D e m o c r a t s rallied around

they n o w h a v e t h e o p p o r t u n i t y to p r o v e that they are d e s e r v i n g o f the p r e s i d e n c y in 2 0 0 8 . K e e p this in m i n d w h e n p r o b l e m s

j o b s c o n t i n u e to flow o u t o f M i c h i g a n and

ers s h o u l d strive t o b o o s t M i c h i g a n cities

this election. Democratic campaigns were based on

g r a d u a t e s are left with f e w e r o p t i o n s t o r e m a i n in the state, G r a n h o l m m u s t f a c e

b y p a s s i n g fiscally c o n s e r v a t i v e p o l i c i e s on t h e local level. W h e n s u c c e s s f u l , this

the task o f r e v e r s i n g this trend. A l s o ris-

policy c a n and should b e used as a n e x a m -

Sarah Baumgartner

Curt Aardema

*

Michigan. T h e R e p u b l i c a n Party in M i c h i g a n has

arise d u r i n g t h e next t w o years.

an a n t i - R e p u b l i c a n p l a t f o r m , cleverly c o n Curt

structed b y the D e m o c r a t i c N a t i o n a l C o m mittee. But will this p l a t f o r m sustain t h e

the lives o f Palestinians. T h e wall starts n o r t h o f the West B a n k and

In light o f recent activities concerning Palestine questions arising from

and the

g o e s a l o n g a " z i g z a g " line inside t h e Palestinian territory, e n g u l f i n g illegal

Israeli

settlements

(that

e n c a p s u l a t e s m o r e than 4 million Palestinians in 13 percent o f the

T h e r e are o t h e r s c o n s e q u e n c e s to

4 2 percent o f the West B a n k ; in

relevant are these. T h i s wall h a s b e e n d e e m e d

other w o r d s , it is the w o r l d ' s largest c o n c e n t r a t i o n c a m p w i t h

in u l t i m a t e disgust to a F r e n c h minister, I h a v e d e c i d e d to w r i t e

land) on its w a y b e f o r e g o i n g o n to e n g u l f s o m e e n v i r o n m e n t a l

s q u a r e mile. It is s u p p o s e d t o h a v e d o o r s

this brief letter to p u s h f o r w a r d the a w a r e n e s s a b o u t the apartheid

resources

and

to let Palestinians o u t ; h o w e v e r ,

agricultural lands) and c o n t i n u e s until it r e a c h e s J e r u s a l e m b e f o r e

their w o r k t i m e s are not defined and permission to pass through

wall b e i n g built in Palestine. F o r the last five years, t h e

density

g o i n g o n d o w n t o the south o f the

these d o o r s w o u l d require 3 t o 5

b u i l d i n g a 4 0 0 - m i l e wall a r o u n d

West B a n k . In J e r u s a l e m , it g o e s around

y e a r s o f p a p e r w o r k , e v e n if it is t o g o out a n d talk with y o u r f a t h e r

the

and

local n e i g h b o r h o o d s and a n n e x e s

w h o is s o m e w h e r e else in this

stealing 50 percent o f the land for its o w n benefit. W h i l e d o i n g s o

m o r e land. In d o i n g so, they d o

world. T h e e f f e c t s o f this wall are

terrorist state o f Israel has b e e n West

Bank,

annexing

without a n y r e m o r s e or s y m p a t h y , they destroyed h o u s e s , b u i l d i n g s and v i l l a g e s to build this w a l l ; a n y t h i n g on its path h a s b e e n d e s t r o y e d and leveled. The wall is b e i n g built a c c o r d i n g to w e l l - o r g a n i z e d p l a n s that benefit Israelis, a n d destroy

not care if your o f f i c e and h o u s e are f o u n d o n the s a m e side o f the wall or not, l e a v i n g m o s t o f the Palestinian p o p u l a t i o n in h u g e residential p r o b l e m s . T h e wall d o e s t h e s a m e with H e b r o n , w h i l e it b e s i e g e s B e t h l e h e m from t h e rest o f the w o r l d . So, in t h e end,

the

wall

lethal

and

devastating;

lost

agricultural fields are leading to increased poverty rates, w o r k e r s not a b l e to travel t o their w o r k p l a c e s is l e a d i n g t o huge unemployment

rates, and

students n o t able to c o m m u t e is t h r e a t e n i n g their e d u c a t i o n .

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NOVEMBER 15, 2 0 0 6

LOOKING FORWARD: DUTCH PREPARE FOR NEW SEASON Women's basketball preview T h i s season the

Nick H i n k l e Last s e a s o n ' s 30 c o n s e c u t i v e wins.

Dutch

will

need to use their past e x p e r i e n c e

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14

straight

home

and

repeal

last

year's

clutch

wins

p e r f o r m a n c e s to d e f e n d their title

and six N C A A t o u r n a m e n t w i n s

as national c h a m p i o n s . A l t h o u g h the D u t c h had great

led t o a victory at the N C A A C h a m p i o n s h i p s in S p r i n g f i e l d N o w , the H o p e w o m e n ' s

s u c c e s s last season, the past will nof b e a f o c u s for this year. T h i s

basketball t e a m enters its 2 0 0 6 -

s e a s o n the Dutch will f o c u s o n

2 0 0 7 season a s d e f e n d i n g national

team

champions. Last year,

their g a m e s o n e at a time. "Last year w a s an a m a z i n g year,

Mass.

Southern

Hope

Maine

to

defeated claim

the

cohesiveness

and

but this is a new team.

taking

new players, and w e are trying to

j o u r n e y to the c h a m p i o n s h i p g a m e

gel this group together," Morehouse

w a s attributed to past e x p e r i e n c e

said. " W e are focused on this year

and d e d i c a t i o n . 'The journey

the

instead of looking back." A l o n g with playing one g a m e at

title.

The

was

years of

a time, M o r e h o u s e will utilize his

hard w o r k by p r e v i o u s p l a y e r s

bench as much a s possible. Every

and c o a c h e s . We had been very

player will see s o m e playing time. "I recruited (athletes) t o c o m e

culmination

of many

c l o s e to t h e final f o u r on a c o u p l e o f o c c a s i o n s and last year w e

i

We have

successful

NCAA

1

h e r e and play. If w e h a v e 15 g o o d

P H O T O BY J A M E S R A L S T O N

w e r e a b l e to get o v e r t h e h u m p , "

players, w h y w o u l d 1 h a v e eight

coach

to ten o f t h e m sit and not p l a y ? "

H A S H I N G IT OUT — Women's basketball coach Brian Morehouse gives instructions to varsity players at the Nov. 1 0 Meet the Dutch scrimmage.

Brian

Morehouse

said.

" O u r depth and talent m a d e the

M o r e h o u s e said.

difference." M o r e h o u s e is e n t e r i n g his 1 Ith

c o a c h i n g m e t h o d keeps the t e a m

STARTING OFF -

season a s H o p e ' s head c o a c h . His l e a d e r s h i p p l a y e d a k e y role in the

fresh, w e a r s t h e o p p o n e n t d o w n , a n d p r e p a r e s t e a m m a t e s t o step in

• T h e t e a m ' s first g a m e will

Tipoff

• The College Conference of

be at the T i p o f f T o u r n a m e n t in D e V o s on N o v . 18. In the

T o u r n a m e n t , H o p e will play at h o m e against Saint M a r y ' s on

Illinois a n d W i s c o n s i n / M I A A C h a l l e n g e at W h e a t o n , 111.

first

Nov. 28.

will feature H o p e vs. C a r t h a g e

team's success. "I had a lot o f confidence in o u r players to p e r f o r m under pressure," M o r e h o u s e said. " ( T h e players) e m b r a c e d the big m o m e n t s . T h e y loved the c r o w d s and pressure." Morehouse

embraced

t o r e c o g n i z e the t e a m and its players for their role in w i n n i n g

the credit.

deserve

all

M o r e h o u s e said. ' T h e y w e r e all great c o m p e t i t o r s . "

this

H o p e vs. D a v e n p o r t

for p l a y e r s with injuries or foul different

round,

H o p e will play

H o p e vs. Carthage

H o p e vs. St. M a r y ' s Following

the

Last year, the Dutch

players, c o a c h i n g strategies a n d

Davenport.

beat Saint M a r y ' s 77-38.

on Dec. 1. Last s e a s o n . H o p e

scenarios, H o p e sticks to t h e f u n d a m e n t a l s for e a c h g a m e .

Coach Morehouse's thoughts: " D a v e n p o r t is a s t r o n g team.

Coach Morehouse's thoughts: " S a i n t M a r y ' s has a n e w c o a c h ,

T h e y w e r e 2 8 - 5 last year and

so it's hard to k n o w w h a t style t h e y ' l l play. T h e y return very

defeated Carthage 71-42. Coach Morehouse's thoughts: " C a r t h a g e is a w e l l - c o a c h e d

"(Hope)

always

focuses on

the s a m e things in g a m e s : outr e b o u n d i n g the o p p o n e n t , h o l d i n g

qualified

for

the

National

t e a m that has i m p r o v e d a lot

Alison

o v e r the last three years. T h e y

K e s s l e r ( ' 0 8 ) and Bridget Lipke

a l w a y s h a v e g o o d athletes and play with intensity."

A s s o c i a t i o n o f Intercollegiate Athletics t o u r n a m e n t . T h e y

good

their field goal p e r c e n t a g e d o w n , and k e e p i n g o u r t u r n o v e r s t o a

s h o o t a lot o f t h r e e s . "

('07);'

players

with

m i n i m u m , " M o r e h o u s e said. The

I n e v e r scored one

b a s k e t or s n a r e d one r e b o u n d , "

believes

trouble. In confronting

last

y e a r ' s season but d o e s n o t f o r g e t

the c h a m p i o n s h i p . 'The players

Morehouse

Dutch

hope

to

perfect "At

Hope, we

always have

M o r e h o u s e said.

" W e practice

their f u n d a m e n t a l s in order t o

e v e r y o n e ' s e x p e c t a t i o n s , they will

s u c c e s s f u l l y d e f e n d their national title. E v e n if H o p e d o e s not m e e t

w o r k as hard as p o s s i b l e t o m e e t

high e x p e c t a t i o n s from o u r fans,

e v e r y d a y as hard a s w e can o n l y t o

the t e a m ' s goals.

o u r s e l v e s a n d the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n , "

prepare for the next o p p o n e n t . "

NCAA TOURNAMENT RESULTS Men's Soccer Emily W e s t r a t e STAFF W R I T E R

After

winning

the

MIAA

C h a m p i o n s h i p s , the m e n ' s s o c c e r t e a m turned its attention t o the N C A A t o u r n a m e n t . O n Nov. I I , Hope

competed

against

Ohio

Volleyball

t w o r o u n d s o f o v e r t i m e , neither

D a n Toren

Hope nor Ohio Wesleyan could

STAFF W R I T E R

advance

its

score.

The

game

r o u n d . It w a s the fourth t i m e the

b e e n a d i f f e r e n t r e s u l t , " Patrick M c M a h o n ( ' 0 7 ) said. " I ' m proud

t w o t e a m s h a v e m e t in p o s t - s e a s o n play and like past c o n f r o n t a t i o n s , O h i o W e s l e y a n c a m e out o n top. T h e regulation t i m e e n d e d with a tie s c o r e o f 1-1. T h r o u g h o u t the

T o u r n a m e n t bid.

s em i - f i nal

m a t c h to C a l v i n o n Friday. H o p e

n a t i o n a l t o u r n a m e n t 3-1 but fell

finished

t o C a l v i n in the next round 1-3. M I A A c o a c h e s g a v e D e e n a Van

strong

season

loss in the regional

With a c o u p l e o f

W e s l e y a n in the first e l i m i n a t i o n

concluded

H o p e upset h i g h e r s e e d e d O h i o N o r t h e r n in the first match o f the

another

" E v e r y o n e o n the t e a m p l a y e d d i f f e r e n t b o u n c e s , it c o u l d h a v e

still a w a r d e d an at-Iarge N C A A

H o p e " volleyball

w a s d e c i d e d by a penalty kick s h o o t o u t , w h i c h H o p e lost 3-5. v e r y well.

c o n f e r e n c e t o u r n a m e n t but w a s

with

a

the season with a 2 5 - 1 0

overall record a n d solid s h o w i n g s in t o u r n a m e n t s . This includes w i n n i n g the H o p e portion o f the

Assen ('07) and Amber Hoezee ( ' 0 7 ) A l l - M I A A first t e a m h o n o r s and Nora Slenk ('09) All-MIAA

o f the t e a m and w h a t w e h a v e

Midwest Challenge, which Hope

d o n e this y e a r . "

c o - h o s t e d . H o p e finished second behind C a l v i n both in the regular

second t e a m honors.

season

honorable mention.

T h e m e n ' s s o c c e r t e a m finished their season with a 14-4-2 record.

G R A P H I C BY D Y L A N A P I N T E R

T H E W E E K IN S P O R T S T h e football t e a m finished its r e g u l a r season with a

The

victory against W i s c o n s i n L u t h e r a n 26-7 o n Nov. 11.

c o m p e t e d in the N C A A regional c r o s s c o u n t r y m e e t N o v . 11. T h e w o m e n ' s t e a m finished tenth a n d the

Nov. 18. D e f e n s i v e e n d Matt R u g e n s t e i n w a s h o n o r e d

men

men's and

fifth.

women's

cross country teams

Ryan T e r L o u w ( ' 0 7 ) and Seth W e e n e r

( ' 0 8 ) q u a l i f i e d for the N C A A finals m e e t Nov. 18.

with the M I A A d e f e n s i v e player o f the year a w a r d .

WOMEN'S SOCCER

and

H O P E COLLEGE

CROSS COUNTRY

FOOTBALL

T h e D u t c h m e n will f a c e d e f e n d i n g national c h a m p i o n M o u n t U n i o n in the first r o u n d o f the N C A A p l a y o f f s

standings

HOCKEY T h e h o c k e y t e a m c o n t i n u e d its strong s e a s o n with

F o u r h o p e players w e r e h o n o r e d with A l l - M I A A status. First t e a m h o n o r e e s w e r e Alii Van B e e k ( ' 0 9 )

t w o victories o v e r O a k l a n d U n i v e r s i t y 4-3 ( O T S O ) and 11-1. T h e ' D u t c h m e n f a c e d e f e n d i n g national

a n d Sarah C o c h r a n e ( ' 0 8 ) . R e c e i v i n g second team h o n o r s w e r e H o l l y N e s t l e ( ' 0 7 ) a n d Ellen M o l e n a a r

c h a m p i o n W r i g h t State this w e e k e n d .

('09)

vs. Wright Slate 9 p.m. The Edge

Friday and Saturday

Nov. 17 and 18

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