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A student-run nonprofit publication

November I 999 A rematch at dice

Serving t h e H o p e College C o m m u n i t y f o r I I 3 years

Paying and praying f o r Spring Break w o r r y all nighu a b o u t w h e t h e r o r MEREDITH CARE staff r e p o r t e r

Choosing which Spring Break m i s s i o n irip to sign u p f o r w a s a difficult decision for Meredith

not I w a s g o i n g t o get t h e trip I wanted." . R e g i s t r a t i o n for the 18 m i s s i o n trips s t a r t e d at 6 : 3 0 a.m., T h u r s d a y m o r n i n g a n d w a s o n a first-

TerHaar ('03). ' i p r a y e d a b o u t it a lot, a n d fell that I w a n t e d to p u s h m y l i m i t s

c o m e , f i r s t - s e r v e b a s i s . E a c h trip

and l e a v e m y c o m f o r t z o n e , " s h e

men. Lori Fair, d i r e c t o r of o u t r e a c h

said. "I felt like t h e only w a y I

had 13 o p e n i n g s f o r students, with t h r e e of t h o s e s p o t s r e s e r v e d f o r

c o u l d d o that w a s to l e a v e t h e

for C a m p u s M i n i s t r i e s a n d c o o r -

country and g o on an international

d i n a t o r of t h e S p r i n g B r e a k m i s -

mission t r i p . " TerHaar, along with over 225

s i o n trips, w a s s u r p r i s e d at h o w e a r l y s t u d e n t s c a m e t o M a a s to

o t h e r H o p e s t u d e n t s , s p e n t last

"camp out." C o m p a r e d to last y e a r , w h e n

W e d n e s d a y night in M a a s A u d i t o r i u m in o r d e r t o r e g i s t e r f o r S p r i n g B r e a k m i s s i o n trips.

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t h e r e w e r e o n l y a f e w p e o p l e in line a r o u n d 8 p.m., t h e r e w e r e al-

T e r H a a r d e c i d e d to sign u p f o r t h e H o n d u r a s trip, a n d s h e w a s third in line at 5 : 0 5 p . m . on N o v . 10 to e n s u r e her s p o t . "I realize n o w that I d i d n ' t h a v e to get t h e r e that early, but it w a s a lot of f u n to c a m p o u t , " T e r H a a r said. "I w o u l d n ' t h a v e w a n t e d to

p h o t o by J e s s i c a D a v i s

F O R E I G N A F F A I R : Food from around the world was presented and served by members of the International Club. Benefits of the Food Fair went to the Heifer Fund, which helps out poor people. The Fair was held Nov. 13 in Phelps.

r e a d y 150 s t u d e n t s at M a a s A u d i t o r i u m at 8 : 1 5 p . m . this year. t4

It m a k e s m e e x c i t e d that stud e n t s a r e so e a g e r t o s e r v e that

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they would get there so early," F a i r said. M o s t of the 18 trips a r e within more MISSIOMS on 2

• Students stock up for new millennium

to s e a r c h . But A m y Vincent ( ' 0 0 ) f o u n d her m o m p r e p a r i n g

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f o r s o m e t h i n g e l s e this A holiday season. x V l l

infocus e d i t o r

V i n c e n t said. " S h e said it d o e s n ' t h u r t to b e r e a d y j u s t in c a s e . I d o n ' t think s h e ' s really that C

"I w a s in the b a s e m e n t W h e n t r y i n g t o g e t a p e e k at

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Christmas gifts, many kids have

this s u m m e r a n d I f o u n d all k i n d s of toilet p a p e r a n d pa-

f o u n d that r u m m a g i n g through their

per towels. I asked my m o m

p a r e n t ' s b a s e m e n t i s n ' t a bad p l a c e

w h a t it w a s for a n d s h e said Y 2 K

worried a b o u t it, but s h e ' s j u s t kind of f u n n y a b o u t t h o s e kind of t h i n g s . " A l t h o u g h p l a n n i n g for N e w Year's Eve parties

typically i n v o l v e s m a k i n g more Y2K

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Congress polls facilities ^ Congress plans a student poll and a new discussion series JULIE GREEN campusbeat e d i t o r

S o m e s t u d e n t s feel that s t u d e n t Anchor

facilities a r e not u p to par.

p\-\oXo b y C a r r i e A r n o l d

Student Congress. S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s w a n t s to m a k e s t u d e n t f a c i l i t i e s better. O n O c t . 28 a p r o p o s a l w a s p a s s e d to lake a poll

Congress. C o n g r e s s is h o p i n g that they c a n get t h e poll d o n e by J a n . 31, so they c a n use t h e d a t a to i m p r o v e s o m e

of the student b o d y in the a r e a s such

of t h e f a c i l i t i e s . "At Student Congress, we know

as l a u n d r y rates a n d C r e a t i v e D i n -

w h a t w e t h i n k , but it's a l s o h e l p f u l

ing S e r v i c e s . " I t ' s a g o o d w a y t o get attention

to k n o w with m o r e c e r t a i n t y w h a t

are a bit too e x p e n s i v e , " said A m y

for these i s s u e s , " said

Louis

s t u d e n t s t h i n k , " C a n f i e l d said. T h e poll will be d o n e by r a n d o m

A v e r y ( ' 0 2 ) , c o - c h a i r of t h e C o n -

C a n f i e l d ( ' 0 1 ) , P r e s i d e n t of S t u d e n t

more CONGRESS on 2

" A lot of us feel that s o m e t h i n g s

S L U M B E R PARTY: A record number of people camped out in Maas Auditorium to register for mission trips.

stituency C o n c e r n s Task F o r c e of

H a b i t a t for H u m a n i t y volunteers clean yards are finished, the faculty m e m b e r

" W e ' r e s a v i n g a lot of m o n e y

e l e d to W e s t V i r g i n i a f o r S p r i n g

get t o k n o w t h e m . " S e y m o u r helped organize the

p a y s t h e s t u d e n t , a n d t h e s t u d e n t in

right now," S e y m o u r said. " W e

B r e a k . T h e r e is a g r o u p of s t u d e n t s

turn g i v e s t h e m o n e y to the H a b i t a t

d o n ' t h a v e nearly e n o u g h to build

fund. " F o r t h e past year, I ' v e w a n t e d

a house." H a b i t a t f o r H u m a n i t y will b e in-

l o o k i n g at v a r i o u s sites a r o u n d the country lhat could be possible

to help H a b i t a t for H u m a n i t y , but

s e v e r a l o p p o r t u n i t i e s f o r the H o p e chapter to work with Lakeshore

e v e n t s w e put on are a great w a y to MELISSA H U R O N staff r e p o r t e r

T h e H o p e C o l l e g e c h a p t e r of

m e a l s a n d o t h e r social e v e n t s f o r

Habitat for Humanity has been w o r k i n g on t w o p r o j e c t s s i n c e the

the f a m i l i e s . C u r r e n t l y , Fall C l e a n - U p is u n -

b e g i n n i n g of the s c h o o l year.

derway.

a

I ' v e n e v e r h a d the t i m e , " said J e n n y

v o l v e d with other p r o j e c t s t h r o u g h out the s c h o o l year, including a

O n S u n d a y , Nov. 7. t h e o r g a n i zation held a p o t l u c k d i n n e r for lo-

fundraiser that provides student s e r v i c e to staff a n d f a c u l t y m e m -

H u b e r ( ' 0 2 ) . " T h i s y e a r I said I w a s

w o r k d a y c o m i n g u p Nov. 2 0 .

H a b i t a t f o r c o n s t r u c t i o n in the H o l -

j u s t g o i n g to go, a n d I ' m g l a d I did.

cal H a b i t a t f a m i l i e s to m e e t e a c h other and t h o s e w h o w e r e i n v o l v e d

b e r s . S t a f f a n d faculty c a n r e q u e s t a s t u d e n t t e a m to c l e a n , o r g a n i z e ,

"We have various fundraisers lhat w e ' r e constantly d o i n g , w e j u s t

land a r e a . " I t ' s been really busy, it's been

in t h e c o n s t r u c t i o n of their h o m e s . ' It's really neat to m e e t t h e f a m i lies." said L a u r e n S e y m o u r ( ' 0 2 ) .

or do other chores around their

the l i m e f o r it." M o s t of the m o n e y f r o m the C l e a n - U p w e n l to b u y i n g f o o d for

h a d our p o t l u c k , and w e ' r e trying to t a k e a S p r i n g B r e a k i r i p , " said

f u n g e l l i n g to k n o w p e o p l e , t h e families and ihe slaff, people I w o u l d n ' t h a v e g o t t e n to k n o w oth-

" T h e y ' r e interesting p e o p l e a n d ihe

for a few hours at a time. W h e n they

t h e Nov. 7 polluck. T h e rest is kept in the g e n e r a l f u n d .

COO). L a s t year, t h e o r g a n i z a t i o n trav-

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house. S t u d e n t s g o to the c l e a n u p site

I w o u l d e n c o u r a g e p e o p l e to m a k e

Habilal President Jack Mulder

b u i l d i n g g r o u n d s . T h e r e a r e also

erwise, and w e ' v e done good w o r k , " M u l d e r said.

check it out. Anchor@Hope.Edu (616) 395-7877

Visions of Hope's future Spotlight, page 3.

Art prof to show work in Netherlands Intermission, page 5.

Are we ready for Y2K? Infocus, page 6.

Hope football K-zoo, 44-28 Sports, page 8.

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C o n c e r t gives r e a l i t y c h e c k CARRIE A R N O L D campusbeat e d i t o r

A p e r s o n w h o is H I V p o s i t i v e c o u l d sil a n d talk in ihe Klelz, a n d ihc only way lhal anyone would k n o w they had H I V is if ihey w e r e told. O n Friday. N o v . 12, s o m e o n e did just lhal.

o w n s o n ' s life at r i s k , " D i a n e said. " H a v i n g s e x o n e t i m e with one per-

w a n t to t a k e it out of the ' n o t g o i n g

son c a n take a life, as it did m i n e . " Luke Webster ( ' 0 2 ) and Matt

fact that it c o u l d . " L i n d a B o s , R . N . at t h e H e a l t h

P a r k e r ( ' 0 2 ) , m e m b e r s of the

C l i n i c , h a s s e e n l h a l A I D S c a n af-

Knickerbockers and co-producers

fect s t u d e n t s at H o p e .

to h a p p e n to me" m o d e a n d into the

" W e ' v e had students g o for HIV

m e s s a g e w o u l d b r i n g t h e reality of A I D S c l o s e r to h o m e .

t e s t i n g , " B o s said. "I d o n ' t ihink d r u g u s e is a p r o b l e m here, but un-

along with live bands and free

" T h e r e ' s a lot of i n f o r m a t i o n o u t

p r o t e c t e d sexual i n t e r c o u r s e c o u l d

a n o n y m o u s H I V t e s t i n g in t h e

t h e r e a n d s t u f f b e i n g t h r o w n in p e o p l e ' s f a c e s , " W e b s t e r said. " W e

b e a p r o b l e m for p e o p l e h e r e . " B o s felt that the largest risk fac-

T h e speaker, w h o only u s e d her first n a m e , D i a n e a n d lives in the

m a k e it an o p e n e n v i r o n m e n t . W e ' r e

tor to c o l l e g e s t u d e n t s , e v e n t h o s e

g i v i n g out f r e e c o n d o m s a n d Til!

G r a n d R a p i d s area, w a s d i a g n o s e d

M i d n i g h t b r o u g h t in f o o d . " D i a n e h o p e d that s h e w o u l d be a

a! H o p e , is t h i n k i n g that A I D S is not a virus they c a n g e l . " T h e y d o n ' t think they are at risk,

living e x a m p l e that A I D S c a n h a p p e n to a n y o n e , e v e n h e t e r o s e x u a l

a n d I ' m living p r o o f l h a l they a r e , "

women. Jen P e e k s ( ' 0 2 ) t o o k t h e m e s s a g e

S t u d e n t s c a n visit the Health C l i n i c f o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n on

to heart. " A I D S c o u l d h a p p e n to a n y o n e , "

A I D S and other sexually transmitted d i s e a s e s . T h e O t t a w a C o u n t y

P e e k s said. "It c o u l d be s o m e o n e y o u k n o w — y o u c a n ' t tell j u s t b y

H e a l t h D e p a r t m e n t , l o c a t e d at

h e a l t h y b a b y boy. H e r h a p p i n e s s , h o w e v e r , w a s s h o r t - l i v e d , as h e r

looking."

eight w e e k s p r e g n a n t . "It w a s a period of m y life w h e n

MISSIONS from

"We m o r e want to j u s t bring A I D S to l i f e . " W e b s t e r said. " W e

K n i c k e r b o c k e r fraternity, an H I V positive speaker was featured,

b i r t h d a y . A t t h e t i m e, s h e w a s a l s o

p\-\o\o b y C a r r i e A r n o l d

"I feel guilty b e c a u s e not only did I s h o r t e n m y o w n life, I a l s o put m y

of t h e e v e n t , h o p e d that D i a n e ' s

with the H I V in 1995, on her 3 4 t h

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P r e v e n t i o n of the v i r u s w a s stressed by both D i a n e and Webster.

A s p a n o f ihe a n n u a l A I D S Rea l i t y C o n c e r t , s p o n s o r e d by t h e

Klelz.

G L A Z E D A M D B U R N E D : Women's Issues Organization held (heir weekly meeting at Paint a Pot on Nov. 16. Christine Trinh COO) paints alongside WIO advisor Christa Collins.

s o n tested p o s i t i v e f o r H I V s o o n a f t e r birth.

I t h o u g h l this is it, this is t h e e n d , " D i a n e said. Despite m a n y s e t b a c k s , D i a n e finally gave birth to a s e e m i n g l y

D i a n e said.

12251 J a m e s S t . o f f e r s f r e e a n d a n o n y m o u s t e s t i n g to a n y o n e .

I

the U n i l c d Slates. F i v e g r o u p s will

w i t h o n e a n o t h e r , a n d it w a s m y

vice, a n d w a s t h e first trip to fill u p

months away, students w h o signed

be t r a v e l i n g to f o r e i g n c o u n t r i e s , i n c l u d i n g E c u a d o r . D o m i n i c a n Re-

d e s i r e f o r e v e r y o n e to h a v e l h a l

on the d a y of r e g i s t r a t i o n .

u p f o r t h e m i s s i o n trips a r e e x c i t e d

unity," Fair said. " A l s o , it's j u s t easier to h a v e e v e r y o n e on the s a m e

t er est ed a n d e x c i t e d a b o u t this t y p e

" I ' m l o o k i n g f o r w a r d to w o r k i n g

a n d to s e e a d i f f e r e n t part of soci-

schedule." A n o t h e r aspect of the mission

of m i s s i o n w o r k , " F a i r said. Karen H a h n ( ' 0 2 ) is o n e of the

with p e o p l e , " said B r o o k e P e t e r s e n ( ' 0 2 ) , w h o is g o i n g to be a part of

ety that I ' v e n e v e r s e e n b e f o r e , and h o p e f u l l y , to leave it a better p l a c e , "

trips that h a s c h a n g e d is lhal this is

students who w a s fortunate enough

the W a s h i n g t o n , D . C . trip. " I t ' s in-

he said.

both r e g i s t e r at t h e s a m e l i m e t h i s

the first y e a r lhal a m e d i c a l m i s s i o n trip is b e i n g o f f e r e d . T h i s trip, trav-

to r e s e r v e a spot on the E c u a d o r trip. "I really felt d r a w n to this t r i p , "

c r e d i b l e that G o d g i v e s us an o p portunity to s h a r e our faith with oth-

year for iwo reasons.

e l i n g to S i g s i g , E c u a d o r , w a s o p e n

s h e said. " I ' m a p r e - m e d s t u d e n t ,

ers, a n d it's an o p p o r t u n i t y w e h a v e

public. Honduras, and M e x i c o . In the past, registration f o r international mission trips has taken p l a c e m o n t h s a h e a d of ihe n a t i o n a l m i s s i o n trips. F a i r d e c i d e d t o h a v e

" I t ' s o b v i o u s that s t u d e n t s a r e in-

D o u g Turk ('02) also has hopes for his trip to H a r l a n , Ky. "I c a n ' t w a i t to m e e t n e w p e o p l e ,

for t h e i r c h a n c e to s e r v e .

S o m e of the S p r i n g B r e a k m i s s i o n t r i p s h a v e w a i t i n g lists, but t h e r e a r e still a h a n d f u l of o p e n i n g s

" F i r s t . I w a n t e d to g i v e i h e t e a m s

to s t u d e n t s p u r s u i n g t h e m e d i c a l

a l o n g e r l i m e to build c o m m u n i t y

field. T h e trip w a s c r e a i e d as a re-

a n d this irip will give m e the c h a n c e to help others and m a k e a differ-

to t a k e b e c a u s e w e m i g h t n e v e r h a v e a n o t h e r c h a n c e to j u s t l e a v e

together. The iniernalional trips s e e m e d to h a v e a s t r o n g e r b o n d

s p o n s e to s t u d e n t s e x p r e s s i n g an interest in c o m b i n i n g s c i e n c e a n d ser-

ence." E v e n t h o u g h S p r i n g B r e a k is still

e v e r y t h i n g for a w e e k and serve

ter es ted in r e g i s t e r i n g f o r t h e s e last f e w o p e n i n g s c a n s i g n u p at t h e

others."

Keppel House.

c u r r e n t l y w o r k i n g on is a s p e a k e r s

d i v e r s i t y at H o p e . " C a n f i e l d said.

campus briefs

C O N G R E S S from i n t e r v i e w s of H o p e s t u d e n t s .

H o p e receives a w a r d f o r c h a r a c t e r

on o t h e r t r i p s f o r m e n . A n y o n e in-

I

"Basically, w e w a n t to get a g e n -

s e r i e s c a l l e d the D i s c u s s i o n S e r i e s .

T h e s e r i e s w a s c r e a i e d in h o p e s

T h i s n e w s e r i e s is in a d d i t i o n to t h e

t h a t it w i l l p r o m o t e d i s c u s s i o n .

The Templeton Foundation has recently r e c o g n i z e d H o p e C o l l e g e

c o u r a g e s t u d e n t s to u n d e r s t a n d t h e i m p o r t a n c e of p e r s o n a l a n d c i v i c

eral i d e a o f h o w s t u d e n t s f e e l , " A v e r y said.

as o n e of the top s c h o o l s in p r o m o t -

responsibility, w h i c h will help t h e m

T h e poll c o m e s f r o m a p r o m i s e

Student Congress Speakers Series. C o n g r e s s p l a n s to h a v e f o u r

C o n g r e s s w a n t s to o p e n d i a l o g u e in s i t u a t i o n s l i k e last y e a r ' s h o m o -

ing student c h a r a c t e r d e v e l o p m e n t .

s u c c e e d in c o l l e g e a n d b e y o n d .

to be m o r e in t o u c h w i t h the stu-

s p e a k e r s , o n e this s e m e s t e r and

sexuality and Christianity debates.

A p p e a r i n g in " T h e T e m p l e t o n

H o p e ' s w o r k in this a r e a is m o s t

d e n t s that S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s m e m -

three next semester.

Guide: C o l l e g e that E n c o u r a g e Character Development," Hope

impressive."

b e r s m a d e last y e a r d u r i n g t h e i r

was recognized along with 3 0 0

( F Y S ) w e r e first piloted in 1997,

other f o u r - y e a r col leges a n d univer-

w i t h all

sities in s u c h c a t e g o r i e s as F i r s t Year Programs, Spiritual G r o w t h

Hope's First-Year Seminars

spring campaigns.

"There w a s n ' t any way people

" W e think it will be a g o o d op-

c o u l d t a l k a b o u t it ( l a s t y e a r ] , "

p o r t u n i t y f o r s t u d e n t s to learn a b o u t

C a n f i e l d said. "It w a s all i n f o r m a l . "

" T h e s e a r e c o n c e r n s that m e m -

w h e r e t h e c o l l e g e is h e a d e d a n d get

S o m e o r all of the series will h a v e

b e r s of S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s h a v e

s o m e of their q u e s t i o n s a n s w e r e d , "

a d i s c u s s i o n p a n e l . T h e p a n e l is

r e q u i r e d to t a k e o n e b e g i n n i n g in

heard students talking about,"

t h e fall of 1998. C u r r e n t l y , 4 2 sec-

C a n f i e l d said.

C a n f i e l d said. E a c h part o f t h e s e r i e s will h a v e

p l a n n e d to i n c l u d e an a d m i n i s t r a tor, a f a c u l t y m e m b e r , a m e m b e r of

P r o g r a m s , S t u d e n t L e a d e r s h i p Pro-

t i o n s of s e m i n a r s a r e b e i n g o f f e r e d .

t h e c h a p l a i n s t a f f , a n d a m e m b e r of

H o p e also r e q u i r e s that all g r a d u ating s e n i o r s take a c a p s t o n e S e n i o r

C o n g r e s s is l o o k i n g f o r t h e s u p port of t h e Frost C e n t e r with t h e

s p e c i f i c t h e m e . C o n g r e s s h a s sug-

grams, Character and Sexuality

g e s t e d s o m e t h e m e s , but t h e y m a y

survey. " I d e a l l y w e w o u l d w a n t to put

change. " W e ' r e f o c u s i n g on t h i n g s l i k e

Congress. "It w o u l d b e a g o o d w a y of pro-

t o g e t h e r s o m e kind of r e p o r t rec-

t h e m i s s i o n of H o p e C o l l e g e a n d

Programs, and Senior-Year Prog r a m s . H o p e r e c e i v e d special h o n ors in t h e a r e a s o f F i r s t - Y e a r Programs. Senior-Year Programs, and Spiritual G r o w t h P r o g r a m s . " H o p e ' s strong c o m m i t m e n t to character d e v e l o p m e n t and the s t r e n g t h of its p r o g r a m m a k e it a model for colleges and universities

first-year

students being

S e m i n a r , d e s i g n e d to e n c o u r a g e stud e n t s to r e f l e c t on t h e i r o w n phil o s o p h i e s o f life in a C h r i s t i a n c o n -

ommending changes," Canfield

text. T h e s e s e m i n a r s h a v e been in existence for over 30 years.

said. C o n g r e s s is also h o p i n g to p u b -

C a m p u s m i n i s t r i e s tries to attract s t u d e n t s , f a c u l t y a n d s t a f f to f o r m a

lish the results, s o that s t u d e n t s will k n o w w h a t ' s g o i n g on, A v e r y said.

more personal relationship with

O t h e r a r e a s that C o n g r e s s w a n t s

n a t i o n w i d e , " s a i d D r . A r t h u r J.

G o d a n d C h r i s t a n d e x p r e s s that

to poll are r e c r e a t i o n a l a n d athletic

S c h w a r t z , d i r e c t o r of c h a r a c t e r dev e l o p m e n t p r o g r a m s at t h e J o h n

f a i t h p u b l i c l y in w o r s h i p a n d b e yond. T h e ministries program was

T e m p l e t o n F o u n d a t i o n , in a r e c e n t

r e v a m p e d in the 1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 5 s c h o o l

press release. " ' T h e Templeton

year using m o n e y from the recent

G u i d e ' i d e n t i f i e s c o l l e g e s that e n -

capital c a m p a i g n .

K n o w H o p e 2 added to K n o w H o p e

moting dialogue on c a m p u s , " C a n f i e l d said.

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facilities. Student U n i o n space, and cable rates. A n e x a m p l e q u e s t i o n w o u l d be T s t h e e q u i p m e n t in t h e w e i g h t rooms loo old?' " W h e n y o u put it all together, it really g e l s at the issue if H o p e ' s

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f a c i l i t i e s a r e really t h e best they A new addition was recently

T h i s traffic p r o m o t e d the creation

a d d e d to K n o w H o p e : K n o w H o p e 2.

of K n o w H o p e 2, said T o m R e n n e r ,

The development came about

D i r e c t o r of P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s . With K n o w H o p e 2, press releases

b e c a u s e of ihe t r a f f i c lhal K n o w H o p e w a s receiving, and ihe

lhal are i m p o r t a n t , but w o u l d nor-

inability to k e e p i m p o r t a n t i t e m s on KnowHope long enough.

m a l l y gel p u s h e d a s i d e for m o r e c u r r e n t p r e s s r e l e a s e s , will be put

K n o w H o p e is u p d a t e d t w o to t h r e e l i m e s a day. a n d h a d an a v e r a g e of

here. T h i s p r o v i d e s a longer life f o r less

5 . 9 8 7 visits a d a y in O c t .

i m m e d i a t e press releases.

can b e . " C a n f i e l d said. Canfield said students don't h a v e to wail until the poll is out to e x p r e s s c o n c e r n s . H e u r g e s students to do so through Student Congress' website. " M y h o p e is that a n y l h i n g w e find out lhal is an a r e a of c o n c e r n , s o m e action will be taken," he said. A n o t h e r p r o j e c t lhal C o n g r e s s is

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SOCIOPATHIC LEANINGS JANE BAST

Andrew Lotz

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E v e r y so o f t e n a c a m p u s n e e d s a face lift. For H o p e , lhat t i m e is now.

The Hair Affair

T h e c o l l e g e is currently i n v o l v e d in a m a j o r f u n d - r a i s i n g c a m p a i g n

11 s i a r t e d a f e w w e e k s a g o . A friend of m i n e on the A n c h o r

s h o u l d a l w a y s s h a v e their a r m p i t s , or, w h e n w e a r i n g tank

a n d s e e k s to e x p a n d , i m p r o v e a n d

staff d e c i d e d lo s l o p s h a v i n g h e r a r m pi is, s p a r k i n g literally h o u r s of d e b a t e a b o u l ihe s u b j e c t .

tops, i n d u c e o n l o o k e r s ' g a g -

i n c r e a s e the e n d o w m e n t a n d a d d n e w b u i l d i n g s . T h e facility h o v e r -

A s best I c o u l d f i g u r e it, s h e

r e f l e x e s . W h i l e not t h e m o s t s c i e n t i f i c c h a l l e n g e e v e r tried, w e u n d e r t o o k the task r e g a r d -

c h o s e to not s h a v e h e r u n d e r a r m s b e c a u s e s h e felt that hairy

less, in the p u r s u i t of s o m e t h i n g

a r m p i t s a r e n a t u r a l , a n d the idea

T h e t w o of us f o u n d an e a g e r c h a l l e n g e r lo c o n l e n d a g a i n s t the

of s h o r n a r m p i t s a r e o n l y the result of social c o n s t r u c t i o n . Men, apparently, have been f o r c i n g A m e r i c a n w o m e n lo s h a v e their a r m p i t s f o r y e a r s , b e n d i n g t h e m to an i n s i d i o u s y o k e of s m o o t h u n d e r a r m s . S h e s e e m e d to g i v e t h e i m p r e s s i o n that, if it w e r e n ' t f o r the m a l e - d o m i n a t e d c u l t u r e of the U n i t e d S t a t e s , w o m e n w o u l d be j u s t like m e n , with full, r i c h m a n e s of hair in the c r e v a s s e s b e l o w their s h o u l d e r s .

that r e s e m b l e d k n o w l e d g e .

a w e s o m e g r o w i n g m i g h t of m y

A n d e r s o n e s t i m a t e s ihe c o s t of i m p r o v e m e n t s lo be $ 3 5 m i l l i o n , a

s h o w o n c e a n d for all. w h e t h e r it is m e n or w o m e n w h o a r e s u p p o s e d lo h a v e bald u n d e r -

a r m p i t s ' g r o w i n g ability is i n f e r i o r , thai y o u will h a v e lo begin shaving your a r m p i t s as w e l l . Let

T h e c o m p e t i t o r s o n day one.

w h y d o n ' t m e n s h a v e theirs as well?"

f o r e f r o n t of liberal arts c o l l e g e s . " H o w e v e r , b u i l d i n g a new s c i e n c e c e n t e r is e a s i e r s a i d t h a n d o n e .

an

" I f a r m p i t hair is so g r o s s ,

s c i e n c e s a n d o u r d e s i r e to be t h e

s e x e s . T h i s c o m p e t i t i o n will

in P h e l p s , t h e library, or y o u r r o o m right now, a f r a i d thai if m y

ness.

President James Bultman feels

w h o s e hair g r e w faster, and thus, win a b o l d victory f o r o n e of t h e

searched and constructed,

lenged t h e s t e a d f a s t a r g u m e n t by p o i n t i n g out its only w e a k -

T h e building, currently located at the west of H o p e ' s c a m p u s , requires

" b e c a u s e of students' interests in the

arms. M e n , I i m a g i n e y o u ' r e silling

a r g u m e n t a b o u t the validity o f w o m e n s h a v i n g their u n d e r a r m s ,

F i n a n c e Bill A n d e r s o n .

the i m p r o v e m e n t s are necessary,

In r e s p o n s e lo h e r c h a l l e n g e , 1 p r o v i d e d m y c a r e f u l l y retheoretical a n d q u a n t i t a t i v e

" T h e s c i e n c e c e n t e r is our highest priority," said Vice P r e s i d e n t of

e a c h s h a v e d o u r a r m p i t s last In a m o n t h ' s l i m e, w e will

s u m t h e c o l l e g e h a s yet l o raise. " S o m e money has been raised," A n d e r s o n said, " b u t not e n o u g h to get started y e t . " B u l t m a n feels f u n d - r a i s i n g is an

r o o m f o r e x p a n s i o n either.

$ 3 0 0 , 0 0 0 and $ 4 0 0 , 0 0 0 , and the renovations of Lubbers, Graves,

" W e ' l l try to m e s h with the c o m m u n i t y [lo t h e s o u t h of c a m p u s ]

a n d D i m n e l C h a p e l lo c o s t $ 3 to $ 4 million.

without creating a definite bounda r y , " B u l t m a n said.

T h e r e c o u l d be m o r e p r o j e c t s on

T h e a r e a with t h e m o s t p r o m i s e f o r e x p a n s i o n lies lo the east, be-

not s t o p p i n g t h e r e .

of that h o u s i n g : $ 6 to $ 7 m i l l i o n .

m o s t c h a n g e in t h e n e x t 2 0 y e a r s , " B u l t m a n said.

Bultman addressed the need for m o r e space for student organiza-

a r e long term a n d will take p l a c e

A f t e r a $3 million gift f r o m

m e tell y o u

M a r l h a Miller, t h e c o l l e g e is currently d e v e l o p i n g p l a n s to build a

that

new dance center. The M a r t h a

recital a n d r e h e a r s a l s p a c e .

shaving

M i l l e r C e n t e r , w h i c h A n d e r s o n es-

isn't pretty

t i m a t e s w o u l d cost t h e c o l l e g e ap-

W h i l e t h e need f o r m o r e facilities is clear, w h e r e to build t h e m is

tions, as well as a d d i t i o n a l m u s i c

t w e e n C o l u m b i a a n d F a i r b a n k s Av"I think t h a t ' s w h e r e w e ' l l see the

Although Hope's building plans t h r o u g h out the n e x t t w o d e c a d e s , c u r r e n t H o p e s t u d e n t s m a y still enj o y n e w facilities. B u l t m a n is optimistic a b o u t t h e possibility that several p r o j e c t s m a y b e g i n c o n s t r u c -

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p r o x i m a t e l y $ 6 m i l l i o n total, c o u l d also house both the C o m m u n i c a -

not.

once, and

t i o n s and F o r e i g n L a n g u a g e d e p a r t -

b e c o n n e c t e d to the c u r r e n t build-

" T h e Marlha Miller Center could

it is really itchy right

ments.

ing, t h e r e is n o m o r e r o o m lo t h e w e s t of c a m p u s f o r a n y a d d i t i o n a l

be started t h i s s p r i n g a n d c o u l d be f i n i s h e d in a y e a r , " B u l t m a n said.

now. So you're probably asking

yourself, h o w can I help A n d r e w w i n this c o m p e t i t i o n on b e h a l f of all m e n ? H o w can I play a r o l e in m a k i n g t h e h a i r s u n d e r his a r m s g r o w f a s t e r ?

" W e need to a d d r e s s t h e n e e d s in

" W e ' r e h o p i n g the s c i e n c e initiative

c a m p u s is 9lh S tr eet a n d d o w n t o w n

c o u l d b e g i n in t h e s p r i n g of 2 0 0 1 .

T h e a d d i t i o n a l s p a c e t h e n e w fa-

H o l l a n d , an a r e a ihe c o l l e g e h e s i tates lo d e v e l o p .

Several of these projects, over a m u l t i - y e a r p e r i o d , c o u l d o c c u r si-

" I ' m reluctant lo m o v e c o r e H o p e

m u l t a n e o u s l y with the s c i e n c e

cilities w o u l d p r o v i d e c o u l d m e a n c h a n g e s f o r s e v e r a l other c a m p u s b u i l d i n g s , i n c l u d i n g the D o w C e n -

c o m e f r o m m y brain, but f r o m

o n l y $30, y o u c a n take c a r e of a

s o m e o t h e r w o r l d , f r o m t h e part

hair t h r o u g h its q u e s t lo victory. that y o u s p o n s o r , and s e n d y o u w e e k l y u p d a t e s of the h a i r ' s

all d o w n h i l l f r o m there. A f t e r it w a s e s t a b l i s h e d that I

p r o g r e s s a n d h o w y o u r m o n e y is b e i n g used lo build u p its

had t h e potential lo s h a v e m y

strength. A l r e a d y , s e v e n of m y h a i r s have received corporate and

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t r e a t m e n t s a n d a s p e c i a l , hair-

race a w o m a n , s e e i n g w h o s e hair g r e w faster in a m o n t h . T h e

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s e n d the m o n e y lo m y apartm e n t , m a r k e d with y o u r return a d d r e s s and the n a m e y o u c h o o s e f o r y o u r very o w n

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s h a v e their a r m p i t s - I w o u l d

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m o v e out of t h e s e facilities, r e n o -

w o u l d b e n e f i t d u e lo t h e d o m i n o

I will let y o u c h o o s e t h e hair

aclivilies across 9lh Street on a

ter, L u b b e r s Hall, G r a v e s Hall and Dimnel Chapel. As departments

e f f e c t , " B u l i m a n said.

of m y s e l f that likes to s e e m e

tion s o o n .

b u i l d i n g p r o j e c t s . T o t h e n o r t h of

right, f o r a m i n i m a l p a y m e n t of

suffer. "Well, m a y b e I w i l l . " It w a s

A l t h o u g h t h e P e a l e a d d i t i o n will

d a n c e , " B u l t m a n said. " T h e gift lo f u n d a facility m a k e s lhat p o s s i b l e . "

rooms. " A w h o l e b u n c h of o t h e r things

s t i g m a t a . T h e loser, h o w e v e r , w o u l d p r o v e that his o r her s e x

of the D o w C e n t e r lo c o s t b e t w e e n

t h e r o a d , " A n d e r s o n said. T h e c o s t

help. You can s h o w y o u r s u p p o r t by s p o n s o r i n g a hair. T h a i ' s

sex should be a l l o w e d lo g r o w armpit hair w i t h o u t s o c i a l

s o u t h of H o p e ' s c a m p u s , a h e a v y r e s i d e n t i a l a r e a , d o e s not p r o v i d e

H o p e ' s l o p priority, t h e c o l l e g e is

c a m e next. In m y m i n d , I

a r c strangely d e l i g h t e d to p e r f o r m ) , w o u l d p r o v e that their

r e g u l a r b a s i s , " B u l t m a n said. T h e

b a s i s lo g i v e , " B u l t m a n said. While ihe science center may be

vations could create new class-

be j u d g e d by the rest of the A n c h o r s t a f f , a t a s k w h i c h they

A n y r e n o v a t i o n s in c u r r e n t c a m pus structures require money. Anderson estimates the renovation

enues..

the U n d e r a r m " , I still n e e d y o u r

person w h o s e hair c o u l d g r o w longer, o r m o r e v o l u m i n o u s (lo

T H E F U T U R E OF SCIENCE: Thisisthe proposed design for the new Peale Science Center, one of the many future additions which are planned to be a part of Hope's future.

dents are disappearing. "We'll need more housing down

m o u t h to utter t h e reply that

q u i c k l y look s h a p e . W e felt that nature w o u l d d e t e r m i n e w h e t h e r m e n or w o m e n s h o u l d h a v e lo

arX c o u r t e s y Bill A n d e r s o n

" W e ' r e a s k i n g p e o p l e on a daily

W h i l e I h a v e been d e s c r i b e d by s o m e as the " S p e e d R a c e r of

underarms, a competition

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the way. A s the s t u d e n t b o d y c o n tinues lo grow, s p a c e s lo h o u s e stu-

exciting challenge.

I s u p p o s e 1 had that c o m i n g . I certainly d i d n ' t e x p e e l m y

w a t c h e d m y lips a n d t o n g u e m o v e , s a y i n g w o r d s lhat d i d n ' t

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ing at the t o p of H o p e ' s " t o d o " list is the Peale S c i e n c e C e n t e r .

both r e n o v a t i o n an e x p a n s i o n .

m e a s u r e the g r o w t h , lo s e e

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restore c a m p u s facilities, as well as

a r m p i t hair: J a n e Bast ( 4 0 3 ) , an A n c h o r s t a f f writer. J a n e a n d I Wednesday.

SB .

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around. M r . W i n g e d Piggy says;"Take care of the e n v i r o n m e n t . Recycle!"


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our voice.

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editorial

shallow, manufactures

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she subsequently wrote. Her article that says that " c o n t r o v e r s y is b r e w -

W h i l e t h e c a m p u s c l i m a t e of H o p e C o l l e g e is f a r f r o m

I ' m on s a b b a t i c a l this s e m c s l c r ,

i n g " o v e r C a s i n o N i g h t a n d that

p e r f e c t , it h a s b e e n r e f r e s h i n g t o s e e t h e a m o u n t of

s o I ' m not really here. I ' m " a w a y " , e n g a g i n g in f a s c i n a t i n g w o r k that

"not e v e r y b o d y is h a p p y " a b o u t the

s e l f l e s s n e s s that a n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s h a v e b e e n exhibiting. A n u m b e r of s t u d e n t s h a v e u n d e r t a k e n s e v e r a l a c t i v i t i e s

will greatly e n h a n c e m y t e a c h i n g

e v e n t , but | t h i s as m u c h ) b e c a u s e s o m e p e o p l e d o n ' t w a n t to w e a r

a n d r e s e a r c h until t h e n e x t s a b b a t i -

p a j a m a s rather than f o r m a l c l o t h e s

cal c o m e s a l o n g . A l t h o u g h I a m not

h a s n ' t e v e n t h o u g h t o n c e a b o u t it, let a l o n e t w i c e . S A C m e m b e r s and I discussed the matter t w o years a g o . I b e l i e v e d then that t h e issue w a s o n e that w o u l d not be r e s o l v e d by a n y t h i n g o t h e r than an i n c r e a s e in t h e s e n s i t i v i t y o f p e o p l e ' s c o n -

h e r e , I w a s f a s c i n a t e d by t h e ap-

while gambling. A s far as I can d e t e r m i n e , the only

s c i e n c e s . 1 s e e n o p r o m i s e that such

a n d t a s k s t h a t w i l l b e n e f i t o t h e r s , b o t h in t h e c o l l e g e a n d outside c o m m u n i t y . T h i s c o u l d be b l o w n o f f as j u s t

p r o a c h the A n c h o r staff took to t h e

c o n t r o v e r s y that h a s o c c u r r e d a b o u t

t h o u g h I d o w o n d e r w h y the A n c h o r

fulfilling o n e ' s civic duty. But the large n u m b e r of

issue of g a m b l i n g a n d c a s i n o n i g h t . I a m c o n t e n t that T h e A n c h o r dis-

g a m b l i n g at H o p e C o l l e g e w a s manufactured by the Anchor. Even

is s o c o n c e r n e d as to m a n u f a c t u r e an o p p o s i t i o n in o r d e r to r e f u t e their

a g r e e s with m e a b o u t c a s i n o night

last year, w h e n I p a s s e d o u t litera-

m a n u f a c t u r e d o p p o s i t i o n ' s point of

- b e i n g a g r e e d with h a s n e v e r been

view.

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ture on g a m b l i n g , t h e r e w a s n o c o n troversy. N o b o d y c a r e d m u c h o n e

f i n d the a p p r o a c h y o u t o o k o d d . A reporter f r o m t h e A n c h o r called

w a y o r t h e other. I m i g h t as well not h a v e been there last year either. T h a t

a n d said s h e u n d e r s t o o d that I w a s

m a k e s e s p e c i a l l y a m u s i n g t h e edi-

o p p o s e d to C a s i n o Night and w a n t e d to i n t e r v i e w m e . I a g r e e d

torial in t h e A n c h o r of N o v . 10.

s t u d e n t s w h o t a k e p a r t in t h e w i d e a r r a y of a c t i v i t i e s d e s e r v e to be c o m m e n d e d . T h e K n i c k e r b o c k e r F r a t e r n i t y r e c e n t l y h o s t e d an e v e n t i n t e n d e d t o e d u c a t e t h e c a m p u s a b o u t t h e d a n g e r s of AIDS. Tana Ferguson ('02) recently created a fundraiser w h i c h b e n e f i t t e d a s i n g l e m o t h e r in t h e c o m m u n i t y . Habitat for H u m a n i t y has started several topics to h e l p t h e p o o r in H o l l a n d , a n d w e l l o v e r 2 0 0 s t u d e n t s j u s t signed up for mission trips over Spring Break.

a s o u r c e of m y well being.

to C a s i n o N i g h t . S h e a s k e d m e a

will b e h e l d in M a r c h t o b e n e f i t c h i l d r e n ' s h o s p i t a l s , o r

c o u p l e of s u p e r f i c i a l q u e s t i o n s , to

t h e n u m b e r of f u n d r a i s e r s t h a t G r e e k a n d o t h e r s t u d e n t

p e r f i c i a l a n s w e r s . S h e n e i t h e r req u e s t e d nor w a s o f f e r e d a n y of t h e

w a y to m a k e the area, and e v e n the world, a better place.

literature r e f e r r e d to in t h e article

For well o v e r a year H o p e has had to de J with several t o p i c s t h a t l e f t a l a r g e n u m b e r of i n d i v i d u a l s h u r t , a n d

t w i c e b e f o r e it q u e s t i o n s V e g a s Night's intentions," says the edito-

e m o t i o n s t h a t t h e c o l l e g e h a s w o r k e d h a r d t o c h a n g e . It s e e m s t h a t s t u d e n t s h a v e w o r k e d in t h e i r o w n w a y t o start t h a t c h a n g e . Activities such as these should be r e c o g n i z e d as the students, faculty, staff, and administration. H o p e will n e v e r be p e r f e c t , but that d o e s n ' t m e a n p e o p l e c a n ' t help others.

s h a l l o w editorial a n d the c r e a t i o n of n o n e x i s t e n t c o n t r o v e r s i e s is not u p to y o u r s t a n d a r d s . If I w e r e here, I w o u l d feel b a d l y a b o u t this m a t ter.

Donald Cronkite Professor of Biology

t i m e , I a s s u r e you that I a m not " t h e c o l l e g e . " F u r t h e r m o r e , the c o l l e g e

Issues ignored by media in Kalamazoo particular crime. T h e a s p e c t of t h i s c r i m e w h i c h

To the Editor:

shootings they d o n ' t w a n t t o b e a c c u s e d of

I read w i t h interest y o u r a r t i c l e a b o u t the s h o o t i n g at K a l a m a z o o

n e v e r s e e m s t o b e d i s c u s s e d is t h e

c u l t u r a l i n s e n s i t i v i t y o r e v e n raci s m . T h i s i n c i d e n t d o e s p o i n t out

fact that it w a s an evil act, evil a n d

that when people from different

College ("Mourning a tragedy,"

p r e m e d i t a t e d . T h e fact is, evil e x -

c u l t u r e s d a t e , it is i m p o r t a n t to un-

O c t . 27). M y interest s t e m s f r o m the

ists in our society, a n d s o m e t i m e s it is part of a b i g g e r p i c t u r e that in-

d e r s t a n d the cultural d i f f e r e n c e s

f a c t t h a t I h a v e t w o s t u d e n t s at

c o l l e g e a t t e m p t s t o i n s t i l l a s e n s e o f o p t i m i s m in its

p o r t a n t s t o r i e s that t h e H o p e c o m m u n i t y n e e d s to k n o w a b o u t . T h e

v i s i o n s of g r a n d e u r f r o m t i m e to

f o s t e r e d e m o t i o n s of a n g e r a n d a p p r e h e n s i o n . M a n y of these e m o t i o n s h a v e b e e n carried into this semester,

The Anchor has been doing a g o o d j o b this y e a r at c o v e r i n g im-

rial. Although I do have misdirected

which I gave correspondingly su-

o r g a n i z a t i o n s h a v e h a d . S t u d e n t s h a v e g o n e o u t of t h e i r

A

q u i e t u p r o a r " is s u p p o s e d t o be h a p p e n i n g . " T h e c o l l e g e n e e d s to think

to t h e i n t e r v i e w , e v e n t h o u g h I h a d n o interest in e x p r e s s i n g o p p o s i t i o n

T h i s still d o e s n ' t i n c l u d e t h e D a n c e M a r a t h o n w h i c h

4

an i n c r e a s e is g o i n g to o c c u r , al-

H o p e , and b e c a u s e the victim, Maggie Wardle, w a s a dear friend of m y f a m i l y . I h a v e n o t i c e d that y o u r c o v e r a g e and that of other n e w s o r g a n i z a t i o n s f o r t h e m o s t part, d e a l s w i t h the g u n

c l u d e s m e n t a l illness, f a m i l y p r o b -

surrounding dating and courtship. W h a t m a y b e an i n n o c e n t d a t i n g

l e m s , a life filled w i t h v i o l e n c e , a n d c o u n t l e s s o t h e r c o n t r i b u t i n g factors.

r e l a t i o n s h i p in o u r c u l t u r e , m a y carry a much more significant

T h e b o t t o m line is, m a n is c a p a b l e ,

m e a n i n g to t h e o t h e r party, a n d this

f o r w h a t e v e r r e a s o n , of c o m m i t t i n g

is n o s m a l l n u a n c e . T h i s sad e v e n t r e m i n d s us all of the f r a g i l e n a t u r e of life. O u r world

T h e c o n t r o v e r s i a l i s s u e s that r e m a i n in the u n d e r g r o u n d

v i o l e n c e a s p e c t of t h e c r i m e as well

evil a c t s a n d t h e c a u s e h a s a lot m o r e to d o with g o o d a n d e v i l than

s h o u l d b e d i s c u s s e d , r e g a r d l e s s of t h e i r d i f f i c u l t y . B u t

as the r e l a t i o n s h i p a s p e c t . W h i l e I

gun control, relationships, or any

will be a little l e s s b r i g h t b e c a u s e

the e f f o r t s o f s t u d e n t s t o b e n e f i t o t h e r s is s u b s t a n t i a l a n d

find it totally i n a p p r o p r i a t e f o r g u n s

of W a r d l e ' s d e a t h , a n d it is m y h o p e

to be p r e s e n t o n c a m p u s ( e v e n in a

other social i n f l u e n c e . T h e o t h e r a s p e c t o v e r l o o k e d by

should be recognized.

that in G o d ' s plan, h e r d e a t h will

c a m p u s security l o c k e r ) , n o c u r r e n t

t h e r e p o r t i n g a g e n c i e s , is t h e cul-

have a positive influence for those

H e l p i n g others should n e v e r b e a f o r c e d event, but with

or proposed gun control law would

tural d i f f e r e n c e s b e t w e e n O d a h a n d

of us left h e r e t o m o u r n her loss.

t h e a m o u n t of n e g a t i v e a t t i t u d e s that e x i s t , it s h o u l d b e

h a v e h i n d e r e d N e n e e f O d a h ' s pur-

t h e v i c t i m . I think that m o s t r e p o r t -

n o t e d t h a t n o t e v e r y t h i n g at H o p e is b a d .

c h a s e of t h e l o n g g u n u s e d in this

e r s d a n c e a r o u n d the i s s u e b e c a u s e

Religious diversity

m e e t the! press editon-in-chief Michael Zuidema production e d i t o r Paul Loodeen campusbeat editors Carrie Arnold sports editor intermission e d i t o r spotlight e d i t o r infocus e d i t o r photo editor copy editor ad representative ad designer distribution mgr. production assistant faculty advisor

Julie Green Andrew Kleczek Sara E. Lamers Andrew Lotz Dana Lamers Johnathai Muenk Matt Cook Kate Van Krimpen Dana Lamers Doug Sweetser Christine Trinh Tim Boudreau

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H e r b e r t R. A y r e s

needed to discuss differences We have had close M u s l i m

To the Editor:

f r i e n d s s i n c e o u r d a y s at t h e M i c h i -

14:6. M o h a m m e d d i d not d i s c e r n that C h r i s t h a d a l r e a d y laid d o w n his life a s the s a c r i f i c e f o r o u r sin,

" H o p e s t r u g g l e s for r e l i g i o u s d i v e r -

gan State University c a m p u s housing 2 0 years ago. We have appreci-

sity," a n d the guest c o l u m n , " I s l a m

ated their d e s i r e to p l e a s e G o d , t h e

E x p l a i n e d , " in t h e N o v . 3 A n c h o r . I agree that there n e e d s to be religious

m o r a l i t y that K a n a a n m e n t i o n e d ,

e x p l a i n s that w e c a n n o t p l e a s e G o d by f o l l o w i n g a list of g o o d d e e d s ,

a n d their g e n e r o u s h o s p i t a l i t y .

h o w e v e r n o b l e they m a y b e . If w e

d i v e r s i t y on c a m p u s f o r H o p e t o

S t i l l , it is n o t p o s s i b l e t o p u t

p r e p a r e s t u d e n t s f o r life in a larger

Christianity under a larger u m brella, such as Kanaan suggests.

I read with interest the article,

w o r l d . P a r t of r e s p e c t f o r p e o p l e with o t h e r b e l i e f s is to h o n e s t l y a n d openly discuss our differences. I

This inclusive approach has been tried by o t h e r f a i t h s , s u c h as B a h a i .

a p p l a u d S a m K a n a a n ( ' 0 3 ) f o r ini-

T h e claims of Jesus are unique, as

tiating this d i a l o g u e in the A n c h o r .

illustrated in I T i m . 2:5 a n d J o h n

Reaction

to history

T o the E d i t o r : T h i s is m y r e a c t i o n to t h e h i s t o r y d e p a r t m e n t ' s l a c k of " a c a d e m i c s . "

department's

o n c e a n d f o r all. E p h e s i a n s 2 : 8 - 9

could c l i m b the stairs to heaven o u r s e l v e s , J e s u s ' d e a t h on t h e c r o s s w o u l d h a v e been u n n e c e s s a r y .

Gerald Van Wieren ('71)

lack of "academics"

O r w a s t h e l u r k i n g figure of c o r e

If e v e r y o n e d e c i d e s to retire s o

curriculum coming near? D o w e h a v e t o wait f o r a b r a n d

cheap? Six c l a s s e s a b o u t our w o r l d w o n ' t

n e w w a r t o learn s o m e t h i n g n e w ?

do, r o b e s of w i s d o m s h o u l d n e v e r

T o the C h a i r of t h e H i s t o r y D e -

W h y d o y o u k e e p f e e d i n g us the

partment: Did all t h e k n o w l e d g e in A t l a n t i s

same stew? W h y r i n g the bells of k n o w l e d g e

disappear?

for t h e s h e e p ?

be d r o p p e d f o r g o l d p l a t e s m a d e f o r two. Joseph Uclay Lenkart ('00)

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Paintings e x h i b i t e d in N e t h e r l a n d s and M e x i c o U n i v e r s i t y of Q u e r e t a r o until T u e s d a y , N o v . 3 0 . W h i l e in M e x i c o , M i c h e l will w o r k w i l h s t u d e n t s on

and ihe a v e r a g e s i z e of t h e p i e c e s S A R A E L.AMERS

b e i n g 4 - b y - 5 feel. All of t h e p i e c e s a r e d o n e in a c r y l i c a n d s o m e in-

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l e a r n e d lhal a n c a n n o l o n l y c o m municaie across culiures, bul can

quality." M i c h e l d e s c r i b e d the p a i n t i n g s as b a s e d on a s e r i e s of a s s e m b l e d g e s .

will a p p e a r in t h e N e t h e r l a n d s . " A l l of the p a i n t i n g s that will be on d i s p l a y in the N e t h e r l a n d s s h o w s a r e f r o m the s a m e s c r i e s o f paint-

new culture." T h e e x h i b i t s a r c s p o n s o r e d by

v o l v e s a d d i n g o u t s i d e o b j e c t s lo t h e canvas. He used kilim, which are

c a r p e t p i e c e s is not u n l i k e M e x i c a n

stay alive t h r o u g h t h e s e p i e c e s , " he P h o t o c o u r t e s y of Public R e l a t i o n s

S P A N N I N G X H E GLOBE:/! series of Del Michel's abstract paintings will be on exhibit in two seperate shows in the Netherlands. All of the pieces deal with aspects of travel and are based on Michel's experiences.

Nov. 25, a n d 15 of his w o r k s will be s h o w c a s e d in D e n H a a g until M a r c h . S o m e of t h e s e p i e c e s w e r e

part of a p r e v i o u s e x h i b i t s h o w n in t h e G a l e r i e a n d S c u l p t u r e Park in A l m e l o f r o m M a y to Saturday,

said. "I h a v e f o u n d m y s e l f d r a w n to things, like the carpet pieces, with a s e n s e of h a r m o n y a n d m u s i c , a n d as I travel, I also find t h e s e q u a l i -

Sept. 25. T h e p i e c e s r a n g e in size w i t h the

t i e s in l a n d s c a p e s . " In a d d i t i o n , M i c h e l t r a v e l e d l o Q u e r e t a r o , M e x i c o t o d a y w h e r e he

largest o n e m e a s u r i n g 8 - b y - 1 4 f e e l

will b e t h e artist in r e s i d e n c y at t h e

play in A p e l d o o r n until T h u r s d a y ,

H

l i v e of his a e s t h e t i c a p p r o a c h a n d s h o w e d his a s s e m b l e d g e patterns.

pels. " I ' m inter es ted in p a s t c u l t u r e s and h a v e f o u n d lhal old c u l t u r e s c a n

a s p e c t s of travel a n d are b a s e d on experiencing new atmosphere and

erlands exhibits, Michel chose p i e c e s that he felt w e r e r e p r e s e n l a -

a m i x e d m e d i a arl f o r m t h a t in-

p i e c e s of T u r k i s h a n d P e r s i a n car-

i n g s , " M i c h e l said. ' T h e y deal w i t h

o p m e n t f o r its c l i e n t s . E i g h t of M i c h e l ' s p a i n t i n g s will be on dis-

be on d i s p l a y . In both t h e M e x i c o a n d the N e t h -

c o l o r f u l and h a v e a sort of lyrical

k e e p past c u l i u r e s a l i v e . He h o p e s lo s h o w t h i s t h r o u g h i w o e x h i b i t i o n s o f his w o r k s that

TNO, a Dutch-based company which provides research and devel-

projects and give workshops. An e x h i b i l of M i c h e l ' s w o r k s will also

volve mixed media. " T h e p a i n t i n g s a r e very g e o m e t ric," M i c h e l said. " T h e y are very

A n p r o f e s s o r Del M i c h e l h a s

"I n o t i c e d lhal t h e i m a g e r y in t h e o r A r a b i c i m a g e r y , " h e said. "I a m not really as inler es led in l o o k i n g at a s p e c i f i c c u l t u r e as I a m in disc o v e r i n g the g e n e r i c i d e a of w h a t artifacts can c o m m u n i c a t e . " Michel said lhal sharing his w o r k s w i l h o t h e r c o m m u n i t i e s has b e e n a w a y of e x a m i n i n g his process and purpose. "It f o r c e s m e to c o m e to t e r m s with w h a t I ' m d o i n g and l o o k al w h a t it is I a m c o m m u n i c a t i n g , " M i c h e l said.

R A N D O M SAMPLINGS Jane Bast

T h e real winner I d o n ' t take k i n d l y t o l o s i n g .

m i n u t e s 1 s p e n t in the

Truth be told, I ' m a n o t o r i -

s p o t l i g h t as m u c h as 1 m i s s ihe rehearsals which got me

ously p o o r s p o r t . I'll w h i n e a n d complain about a minute d i s c r e p a n c y in the r u l e s . I'll s p e w u n n e c e s s a r y a m o u n t s of s m a c k t o w a r d ihe o p p o s i n g t e a m . In s h o r t , I b e c o m e a complete jerk. I trace m y c o m p e t i t i v e n e s s

r e a d y f o r ihe s t a g e . I m i s s t h e p e o p l e w h o s u p p o r t e d m e on s t a g e , not t h e a u d i e n c e w h o c a m e to w a t c h . I t ' s t h e p r o c e s s , not t h e e v e n t , w h i c h h a s a l i n g e r i n g i m p a c t on m y

minister's families have come

life. In reality, I d o n ' t m i n d losing b e c a u s e I n e v e r really

lo b l o w s o v e r T a b o o g a m e s .

lost in t h e first place. T h e

M i n e has. O n N o v . 6, w h e n M a r i e

m i n u t e I d e c i d e d lo a u d i t i o n

Provost ('00) announced Even Y e a r ' s N y k e r k victory, 1 w a s

started winning, and every m o m e n t since I've reaped the

the m o s t s h o c k e d p e r s o n in t h e

b e n e f i t s of that d e c i s i o n .

b a c k to m y family. Very f e w

Civic Center. I was surprised, not s o m u c h by o u r loss, but by h o w liule I c a r e d a b o u t l o s i n g . A s a m e m b e r of ' 0 3 Play. 1 c l o c k e d n e a r l y f i v e w e e k s of r e h e a r s a l l i m e into N y k e r k , not to m e n t i o n c o u n t l e s s h o u r s spent m e m o r i z i n g m y lines. B y losing, all lhal t i m e a n d e f f o r t seemed wasted. S o why didn't I care? M y f r i e n d , D a v e said it's t h e process which m a k e s big e v e n t s m e a n i n g f u l . In o t h e r w o r d s , i t ' s not s o m u c h t h e e v e n t itself lhal c o u n t s as il is ihe j o u r n e y lo t h e e v e n t . If y o u

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practices, and the endless r e v i s i o n s that w e d i s c o v e r ourselves. T h e personal investment m a k e s the o u t c o m e valuable. I h o p e to be a p a r i of N y k e r k a g a i n , r e g a r d l e s s of this y e a r ' s loss. I w o u l d d o il 5 0 l i m e s o v e r , e v e n if w e lost

r e g a r d l e s s of the o u t c o m e , t h e

N y k e r k e x p e r i e n c e m o r e than

e v e n t t o o has m e a n i n g . It m a k e s s e n s e . W h e n I l o o k

I d o a silver c u p .

back on m y N y k e r k e x p e r i -

j o u r n e y lhal m a k e s t h e

e n c e . I d o n ' t m i s s the 3 0

destination worthwhile.

â&#x20AC;˘SAC hosts Vegas N i g h t at 7 p . m . l i m e in P h e l p s c a f e t e r i a . S7 p e r p e r s o n , $ 1 0 p e r couple.

I t ' s t h e b e a u t y of the

Nov.

J o s h W h e e l e r ( ' 0 0 ) h o p e s to d i s -

of m u s i c with n o r u l e s . B y w r i t i n g his o w n c o m p o s i t i o n

v a l u e i h e p r o c e s s , then

N o v . 11

nize, " C o y l e said. " T h e r e will a l s o

pel t h e m i s c o n c e p t i o n t h a t j a z z i m p r o v is an " a n y t h i n g g o e s " f o r m

each lime. Despite my competitiveness, 1 value the

fr\AVJ

C o n c e r t showcases students SARA E LAMERS

day grind, the countless

be s o m e o r i g i n a l s t u d e n t w o r k s " A m o n g the original w o r k s will be

dents. " T h e c o a c h will a d v i s e u s a n d g i v e s u g g e s t i o n s , but t h e m a j o r d e -

W h e e l e r ' s " S p o o n i e G ' s , " w h i c h he

c i s i o n s o n h o w t h e p i e c e will be

wrote specifically for the concert.

p e r f o r m e d w i l l be m a d e by t h e g r o u p , " V r o o n said. " F o r that rea-

"In o r d e r to w r i t e a s o n g , I think of the m e l o d y in m y h e a d a n d then

for the J a z z C h a m b e r E n s e m b l e

play it on m y h o r n , " W h e e l e r said. "Then I determine what chords

c o n c e r t w h i c h will t a k e p l a c e on T u e s d a y , N o v . 23, W h e e l e r l e a r n e d

should g o wilh t h e m e l o d y , write the m u s i c out a n d b r i n g it to the g r o u p .

that a great deal of t e c h n i q u e a n d f o r m are n e e d e d for i m p r o v i s a t i o n .

T o g e t h e r w e w o r k out w h a t c h a n g e s need to be m a d e lo m a k e il a s m o o t h

T h e e v e n l , w h i c h will b e held in W i c h e r s A u d i t o r i u m at 8 p . m . , will

piece." C o y l e s t r e s s e d that m a n y of the

feature five student jazz groups,

s t u d e n t s i n v o l v e d in the c o n c e r t a r e not m u s i c m a j o r s , b u l i n d i v i d u a l s

s o n , I really e n j o y i m p r o v a n d the d y n a m i c s of the small group." V r o o n e x p l a i n e d t h e p r o c e s s of i m p r o v as a sort of " a c c i d e n t " lhal c o m e s a b o u t t h r o u g h m u s i c a l experimentation. " I t ' s a m a t t e r of trying n e w things a n d t h e n w h e n s o m e t h i n g w e play h i t s us, w e b a c k u p and look at h o w w e d i d it," V r o o n said. " C o m m u n i -

f r o m b e g i n n i n g to a d v a n c e d . P r o f e s s o r of m u s i c Brian C o y l e

who have taken private jazz lessons

c a t i o n b e t w e e n the g r o u p m e m b e r s is very i m p o r t a n t . If I a m trying lo

b e c a u s e of their interest in l e a r n i n g

a c h i e v e a certain s o u n d w h e n I a m

e x p l a i n e d that the c o n c e r t will serve

improvisation. " E a c h g r o u p w o r k s t o g e t h e r wilh a c o a c h w h o h e l p s t h e m wilh style,

s o l o i n g , t h e g r o u p will pick u p on

w h o s e e x p e r i e n c e in j a z z r a n g e s

as a d e m o n s t r a t i o n of h o w j a z z p r o g r e s s e s , and will begin wilh the

lo

by J e n n i f e r B o d i n e

C R EAT IVE V E N T U R E : Tana Ferguson ('02) hosted a soup dinner on Saturday, Nov. 13 with bowls she designed. Money from the tickets to the event went to purchase appliances for a single mother in Holland. Participants got to keep their bowls.

anyone w h o joins something larger than h e r s e l f . I t ' s not the that t e a c h e s us w h o w e are, r a l h e r it's t h r o u g h t h e d a y - t o -

photo

less e x p e r i e n c e d g r o u p s . " I t ' s a g r e a t c h a n c e for t h e c o m b o s to p e r f o r m t o g e t h e r a n d learn f r o m o n e a n o t h e r as they see w h a t

t e c h n i q u e , a n d i m p r o v , " he s a i d . " T h e y h e l p t h e m w o r k on t h i n g s

the o t h e r s are d o i n g , " C o y l e said. A c c o r d i n g lo C o y l e , the c o n c e r t

ferent chord progressions." D a m n V r o o n ( ' 0 0 ) , a s t u d e n l performer w h o plays tenor saxophone,

â&#x20AC;˘ S A C m o v i e , Vegas V a c a t i o n ,

will i n c l u d e a w i d e r a n g e of j a z z

in W i c h e r s A u d i t o r i u m al 7 p.m., 9 p.m.. and midnight.

styles and p i e c e s . " T h e r e will be a lot of s t a n d a r d j a z z p i e c e s lhal p e o p l e will r e c o g -

like h o w lo b l e n d their s o l o s inlo the p i e c e a n d h o w lo play o v e r d i f -

s t r e s s e d lhal while the c o a c h i n g is important, m u c h of the musical proc e s s is t h e r e s p o n s i b i l i t y of the stu-

this and help m e a c h i e v e that sound." C o y l e e c h o e d this thought and e n c o u r a g e d the a u d i e n c e lo e x a m ine the way m e m b e r s c o m m u n i c a t e w i t h i n Ihe g r o u p . " P e o p l e s h o u l d w a t c h h o w the m u s i c i a n s interact a n d s e e h o w this c h a n g e s a m o n g the v a r i o u s mus ical s t y l e s , " he said. "In this way, i m p r o v is very m u c h a c o n v e r s a t i o n b e t w e e n the i n s l r u m e n t s . "


the

In Focus

Anchor

Y 2 K

CHUGGIN'ALONG Dana La me is

Overrated M y m o m a l w a y s tells m e lhai

year, a n d for that r e a s o n , the

Mew Y e a r ' s E v e is o v e r r a t e d , a n d w h i l e I ' v e h a d a lol o f f u n

turn of t h e m i l l e n n i u m m i g h t be a m e m o r a b l e c e l e b r a t i o n — but

N e w Y e a r ' s E v e s in m y life, 1

not b e c a u s e a n y t h i n g m a j o r is g o i n g to a c t u a l l y h a p p e n to t h e

g u e s s I ' d h a v e to a g r e e . T h e high point of ihe n i g h t is s u p p o s e d l y the e o u n t d o w n . t h e ast 10 s e c o n d s of a n o t h e r y e a r

world. In reality, t h e y e a r 2 0 0 0 is a

p a s s e d . But h o n e s t l y , n o t h i n g

chosen dale. 2 0 0 0 years a g o s o m e b o d y c a l l e d it J a n . 1 a n d

really c h a n g e s at that m o m e n t

d e c i d e d to slarl c o u n t i n g t h e

the c l o c k t u r n s — 1 1 : 5 9 p . m . feels e x a c t l y l i k e 12:02 a . m . T h e n i g h t is j u s t as m u c h f u n

passing days. T h e m a i n p r o b l e m w o n ' t be the t h i n g s that g o w r o n g in the

as y o u c h o o s e to m a k e it, o r as

s c h e m e of t h e p l a n e t as a w h o l e ,

t h e p e o p l e y o u ' r e w i t h , or as

but with p e o p l e w h o j u m p to

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

c o n c l u s i o n s , m a k e irrational decisions, and generally freak

w e e k e n d night of the year. In J u n i o r H i g h n o t h i n g c o u l d

out. 1 think I'll t a k e this y e a r like

beat N e w Y e a r ' s E v e , b a b y sitting w i t h m y c o u s i n , p u t t i n g

e v e r y other. Take these wise words from

the kids to b e d , a n d then

m y U n c l e R a n d y , w h o is

b o n d i n g o v e r D i c k C l a r k in T i m e s S q u a r e a n d a b o t t l e o f St.

M e d i c a l T e c h n o l o g i s t a n d will

Julian's Sparkling Raspberry

nine d a y s o f t h e n e w year, to

nonalcoholic wine. Ahhh...

help curb whatever problems

Simple pleasures. And w h i l e N e w Y e a r ' s E v e

m a y a r i s e with t h e n e w year:

w h e r e y o u a r e . I t ' s really not all

b e r e q u i r e d to w o r k t h e first

spent with f r i e n d s is still a lot o f

" T h e r e ' s a lot of w e i r d o s out there. T h e y think the year 2 0 0 0

fun, I'd h a v e to h o n e s t l y a d m i t

is a really s p e c i a l y e a r in the

that a f t e r t h e first h o u r o r s o of

s c h e m e of t h i n g s , " h e said. " B u t

the n e w y e a r , t h e e x c i t e m e n t of

I'll tell y o u the only p e o p l e it

that c o u n t d o w n is p r e t t y m u c h lost. B y J a n . 4 o r so, t h e o n l y

will be a sad y e a r f o r —

t i m e I r e a l i z e it is a n e w y e a r is

w o n ' t h a v e a n y t h i n g to d o .

when I ' m write a check and catch myself scribbling down

M a y b e t h e y c a n start w o r k i n g

last y e a r ' s d a t e . 1 d o n ' t m e a n to b e n e g a t i v e . I

c o m p u t e r p r o g r a m m e r s , they

on Y 3 K . " M a y b e y o u ' l l all be l a u g h i n g

love h a v i n g a g o o d t i m e a s m u c h

at m e o n J a n . 2 w h e n I ' m s t u c k on v a c a t i o n in F l o r i d a , w i t h n o

as a n y b o d y else, a n d N e w Y e a r ' s

electricity, n o g a s to get h o m e ,

E v e is a great e x c u s e to p a r l y ; to h a v e a g o o d t i m e ( j u s t like e v e r y

n o b r e a k f a s t , a n d n o w a y to call

other holiday). And while I d o realize the turn of t h e m i l l e n n i u m is a o n c e in-a-lifetime experience, I don't e x p e c t that it will b e that m u c h

home. B u t until then, I d o n ' t s e e a n y g o o d r e a s o n to start w o r r y i n g now, or e v e n to waste time p l a n n i n g f o r e m e r g e n c i e s that I d o n ' t think will e v e r lake p l a c e . I k n o w that s o m e d a y I will be

d i f f e r e n t than any o t h e r N e w Year. T h e m a i n d i f f e r e n c e will b e

telling my children aboul N e w

that p e o p l e will try to d o t h i n g s

t h e m a b o u t all t h e f u n I h a d , not

b i g g e r a n d better t h a n any o t h e r

a b o u l h o w s o c i e t y fell apart.

Y e a r ' s D a y 2 0 0 0 . I'll be telling

€een

&

from

November

I 7, I 9 9 9

I

reservations, finding some friends

s h e ' s p l a n n i n g on j o i n i n g h e r f a m -

ing a b i g g e r issue of out Y 2 K than

to s p e n d t i m e w i t h , p l a n n i n g a so-

ily. " M y m o m ' s not that s c a r e d , but

it a c t u a l l y is. "I t h i n k it - a b i g s c a m , that the

she t h i n k s it w o u l d b e nice to h a v e

m e d i a will t h i n k of a n y t h i n g to gel p e o p l e all w o r k e d u p . " said J e n n y B l a c k w e l l ( ' 0 1 ) . "If

cial c a l e n d a r f o r the e v e n i n g , a n d early m o r n i n g , t h i s y e a r s o m e feel the need to plan on m u c h m o r e than

t h e f a m i l y t o g e t h e r at the n e w mil-

j u s t a c e l e b r a t i o n at m i d n i g h t . S u c h p e o p l e are c o n v i n c e d thai the en-

lennium,*% Besides

t r a n c e of the y e a r 2 0 0 0 will l e a v e

bugs and technology

A m e r i c a n s s c r a m b l i n g for the c o m forts they lake for g r a n t e d : electricity, f o o d , water, g a s a n d m o r e . Individual worries vary f r o m per-

s h e said. computer

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worries, s o m e people just gen-

|

anything goes w r o n g , it w i l l b e b e c a u s e it is c o n trived by t h e m e d i a or

just

because

e r a l l y f e e l that

p e o p l e will be f r e a k i n g o u t f o r n o rea-

s i t u a t i o n s , p e o p l e c a n be f o u n d at

the leap f r o m one millennium

b o t h e n d s of t h e s p e c t r u m . W h i l e m o s t H o p e s t u d e n t s d o not

to t h e next will cause world-

some urge

s e e m to be p r e p a r i n g or s t o c k i n g u p on s u p p l i e s f o r t h e turn of the mil-

wide disruption or apocalyptic

A m e r i c a n s to d e velop emergency

l e n n i u m , s o m e of t h e i r p a r e n t s at

events. " O n e of m y

p l a n s f o r f o o d , wa-

friends

ing, o t h e r p e o p l e c h o o s e t o l e a v e the

s o n - t o - p e r s o n , b u t as w i t h m a n y

home are. O t h e r p e o p l e feel b e i n g p r e p a r e d

son." While websites

ter, h e a l i n g , c o o k -

from

for p o s s i b l e s i t u a t i o n s is j u s t b e i n g

C o l o r a d o h a s an

practical. " M y p a r e n t s started talking a b o u t

aunt w h o is trying to b u i l d a r o o m u n d e r g r o u n d to s t o r e u p f o o d

it this s u m m e r , a n d all by w a y of l o o k i n g at c a t a l o g s f o r w o o d - f i r e d

and candles, etc.," said Irvine.

s t o v e s , " said Lori Jean I r v i n e ( ' 0 0 ) . I r v i n e ' s f a m i l y , w h o l i v e s in

" S h e ' s ultra f r e a k e d o u t . "

R o c h e s t e r , N.Y., w a s o n c e c a u g h t

O t h e r s s e e m to b e m o s t p r e p a r e d for those w h o they believe are mak-

w o r r y i n g lo s o m e o n e else. " I j u s t feel that t h e r e is s o m e o n e out t h e r e in t h e w o r l d w h o is s m a r t e n o u g h t o fix t h i s p r o b l e m , " said K e l l y K i e w i e t ( ' 0 1 ) . " S o I a m not w o r r i e d at all right n o w . "

in an ice s t o r m , in w h i c h m a n y p l a c e s a c r o s s their city w e r e w i t h out p o w e r f o r t w o w e e k s o r longer.

Faith in the system

During this lime, the family w a s caught without heat. Her parents, c o n s i d e r i n g t h e p o s s i b i l i t y of Y 2 K

failures, and other outages, which D A N A LAMERS infocus e d i t o r

a f f e c t i n g electricity, w a n t to be preC a r l H e i d e m a n h a s f a i t h in t h e

will be d e a l t w i t h j u s t as t h e y a r e for a n y other natural disaster or h u m a n error. C I T has put together a Y2K

pared for another similar situation. " W h e n they consider the possi-

w o r k of h i s f e l l o w c o m p u t e r p r o -

b i l i t y of n o e l e c t r i c i t y f o r a f e w days, a week, even a few weeks,

g r a m m e r s around the world. " A l l t h i s p r e p a r i n g is f o o l i s h -

they w a n t to be p r e p a r e d to b a t t l e

n e s s , " he said. " T h e o n e t h i n g I'll

K n o w H o p e , that gives g e n e r a l Y 2 K i n f o n n a t i o n on H o p e C o l l e g e

t h e c o l d , " I r v i n e said. " T h e y ' r e go-

h e s t o c k i n g u p o n is i n k f o r m y 4I

and also gives recommendations

ing to b u y a w o o d s t o v e a n d h a v e

told y o u s o ' r u b b e r s t a m p . "

of

website,

what

accessible

may

be

done

from

with

Less than 5 0 days from the year

student's personal and h o m e com-

2000, many computer programm e r s d o not feel that a crisis is o n

puters. A c c o r d i n g t o h i s t o r i a n s , there is

t h e way. " I ' m p r e t t y c o n f i d e n t a b o u t it

almost no surviving evidence of

sible p o w e r o u t a g e s . " W h i l e m o s t p e o p l e a r e h o p i n g the

a l l , " s a i d H e i d e m a n . D i r e c t o r of

t u r n o f t h e m i l l e n n i u m in the y e a r

Hope's Computer Information

1 0 0 0 . M o s t p e o p l e at t h i s l i m e

kinks are worked out and the world

T e c h n o l o g y . "I d o n ' t really t h i n k

will p r o c e e d as u s u a l , o t h e r s a r e n ' t

we'll

w e r e n o t e v e n a w a r e of t h e d a t e ; p e a s a n t s h a d n o n o t i o n of c h r o n o -

trusting the a u t h o r i t i e s w h o say t h e r e is n o t h i n g t o w o r r y a b o u l .

glitches. I don't think we'll see a n y t h i n g c o n c r e t e , or s i g n i f i c a n t . "

already bought kerosene candles. T h e y ' r e not overly n e r v o u s a b o u t a huge apocalyptic event, but more s o in t h e p r a c t i c a l m i n d s e t of reco g n i z i n g that t h e r e c o u l d be pos-

"My grandparents are really

see

Hope's

many

predictable

computing profession-

a p o c a l y p t i c t e r r o r s f r o m t h e last

logical lime, w h i l e t h e e l i t e s used a v a r i e t y of s y s t e m s and even t h o s e u s i n g A D d i s a g r e e d o n the

s c a r e d , " said J e n n y B o n g i o r n o

als b e g a n w o r k o n e n s u r i n g a s a f e

( ' 0 0 ) . " T h e y w a n t to h a v e a m a n -

a n d s m o o t h N e w Year a s t h e A d -

year. M o s t concerns erupting about

datory f a m i l y g a t h e r i n g . T h e y w a n t

missions office began to contact

Y 2 K s t e m directly f r o m t h e tech-

all t h e f a m i l y t o be t o g e t h e r in c a s e anything happens. And they're

s t u d e n t s f o r t h e C l a s s of 2 0 0 0 . C I T b e l i e v e s t h e y h a v e fixed all

nological gains we as a society h a v e m a d e in the last 1 0 0 0 y e a r s

s l o c k i n g u p on c a n n e d g o o d s a n d t w o w e e k s b e f o r e t h e y ' r e g o i n g to

ijor c a m p u s s y s t e m s . (ny u n r e s o l v e d Y 2 K i s s u e s

that w e r e not an i s s u e d u r i n g t h e

start f i l l i n g u p on w a t e r . " B o n g i o r n o s a y s that r i g h t n o w

may just involve small problems

t h e r e f o r e not a s o u r c e o f w o r r y o r

such as network crashes, p o w e r

disaster.

eard

first turn of the millennium, and

Are you preparing for Y2K?

i f ^ j " N o , but m y p a r e n t s a r e . W e ' r e

" N o , t h e r e will be little

lo. I think m y c o m p u t e r is pre-

j u s t not g o i n g lo be out of t h e state.

annoyances, bul I don't

p a r e d f o r it. T h e p l a c e w h e r e I

W e ' r e g o i n g to F l o r i d a , but w e ' r e

t h i n k a n y t h i n g drastic will

live is p r e p a r e d for it. I ' m not

c o m i n g h o m e b e f o r e the m i l l e n n i u m hits, j u s t in c a s e s o m e t h i n g

happen." —Marcos Machado ('02)

" N o , I think it's s t u p i d a n d if

" N o , I t h i n k the o n l y p r o b -

" N o , I d o n ' t f e e l like 1 need

there w e r e to be a p r o b l e m , it will

l e m s will be in real s m a l l t o w n s

be b e c a u s e of all the p e o p l e w h o

that d o n ' t h a v e all the c o m p u t -

are f r e a k i n g out a b o u t it " —Lindsey Smith ('03)

e r s and t e c h n o l o g y . " — J a m i e Werth ('02)

loo scared." — H a n n a h Bira ('02)

h a p p e n s with t h e airline. W e d o n ' t w a n t to be stuck a n y w h e r e . " — K a t h y Miller ('02)

v


Movember strictly

^Anchor

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FROM THE STANDS Andrew Kleczek

Legends of the Fall H e r e ' s the l o p 10 m o m e n l s

" t h e b e s t p l a y e r in t h e l e a g u e , "

a n d a t h l e t e s ol H o p e s p o r l s so f a r ihis s e a s o n , a s r a n k e d by

by his c o a c h , a n d g u i d e s his

A n e h o r s p o r l s edilor, A n d r e w

first s e a s o n as a starter. Did I a l s o m e n t i o n that he w i n s on a

Kleczek:

t e a m to a l e a g u e title- all in his

b a d leg a g a i n s t K a l a m a z o o . 1) H o p e ' s C l u b H o c k e y learn d e f e a l s C a l v i n 3 - 1 . M i k e All ( ' 0 1 ) s c o r e s i w o g o a l s a n d Eric T e r p s t r a

n e v e r g i v e s up, l e a d s by e x a m p l e is a role m o d e l a n d w a s j u s t named most valuable offensive

( ' 0 3 ) a d d s a n o l h e r , in i h e l e a m ' s b i g g e s l win s i n c e i h e i r c r e a t i o n in

p l a y e r in t h e l e a g u e ? W h o c o u l d

1996. T e a m assistant c a p t a i n Brad

quarterback?

ask f o r a n y t h i n g m o r e in a

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by Jen Bodine

S A Y O U C H ! : Hope quarterback J.D. Graves ('01) carries the ball into the path of two Kalamazoo defenders, Saturday afternoon.

Irving ( ' 0 1 ) d e s c r i b e d the g a m e as, 6 ) Eric W o h l f i e l d ( ' 0 2 ) .

H o p e avoids H o r n e t s ' sting, 44-28

"Our Super Bowl." The game was c o m p l e t e w i t h a ' M i r a c l e on I c e '

N a m e d t o p f r e s h m a n g o l f e r in

style f i n i s h a s t h e p l a y e r s e n d e d

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

u p h e a p e d on l o p of e a c h o l h e r be-

W o h l f i e l d lived u p lo t h e billing

A N D R E W KLECZIEK

hind the net.

as he e a r n e d M 1 A A m e d a l i s t h o n o r s a n d h e l p e d his t e a m w i n

sports editor

2) T h e 103rd Pull l o o k p l a c e .

t h e l e a g u e title.

Even year won. need I say m o r e ?

ball c o a c h D e a n K r e p s a n d the Fly7) Ellen C o l e n b r a n d e r C00).

3) A u g u s t a n a 3 4 - H o p e 33. In

F i n i s h e s h e r golf c a r e e r as o n e of

Tom Osborn-like fashion, Hope

H o p e ' s b e s t ever. C o l e n b r a n d e r

head c o a c h D e a n K r e p s d e c i d e d

w a s l e a g u e m e d a l i s t t h r e e o u t of

to g o f o r t h e t w o p o i n t c o n v e r s i o n

h e r f o u r y e a r s a n d last s e a s o n

and the win. U n f o r t u n a t e l y , the

she qualified for nationals.

Flying Dutchmen c a m e up short as J.D. G r a v e s ' ( ' 0 1 ) p a s s intended

8) T o d d T e s t e r ( ' 0 0 ) . M u s t be

for Brian A d l o f f ( ' 0 1 ) w a s de-

a thief b e c a u s e h e ' s b e e n r o b b i n g

flected by an A u g u s l a n a d e f e n d e r to p r e s e r v e t h e V i k i n g victory. A f -

q u a r t e r b a c k s blind this s e a s o n .

ter the g a m e K r e p s said, "I h a v e

h e ' s i n t e r c e p t e d six p a s s e s (tied

no regrets."

for first in t h e l e a g u e ) a n d

T e s t e r h a s o w n e d o p p o n e n t s as

helped spark a dominating 4) Hope defeats Olivet for

F l y i n g D u t c h m e n d e f e n s e that

m e n ' s golf championship.

f i n i s h e d s e c o n d in the M I A A . In

•Persislent and f o c u s e d ' s h o u l d

his final g a m e f o r t h e o r a n g e a n d

be t h e m o t t o o f this t e a m . T h e y j u m p e d a h e a d of O l i v e t by 2 0

blue, h e i n t e r c e p t e d t w o p a s s e s a n d f o r c e d o n e f u m b l e . He w a s

s t r o k e s e a r l y in t h e s e a s o n , a n d

a l s o n a m e d to t h e a l l - M I A A first

still m a n a g e d to r e m a i n f o c u s e d

team.

e n o u g h not to let it g o to t h e i r heads. I guess when coach Bob

" W e w e r e h o p i n g if w e c o u l d

T h e battle for the W o o d e n Shoes opened with a scare for head foot-

9 ) J e n n y Ernst ( ' 0 0 ) . P l a c e d

E b e l s said, " W e h a v e six

s e c o n d out of 2 1 2 r u n n e r s at

remaining matches and they're

r e g i o n a l s e n r o u t e to q u a l i f y i n g

all i m p o r t a n t . " his p l a y e r s w e r e

for n a t i o n a l s . S h e is a l s o the

lisiening. T h e team finished 32

c a p t a i n of the w o m e n ' s c r o s s

s t r o k e s a h e a d of O l i v e t . It w a s

c o u n t r y t e a m a n d an All-

H o p e ' s first l e a g u e c h a m p i o n -

A m e r i c a n in track.

s h i p s i n c e 1989.

i n g D u t c h m e n as K a l a m a z o o held

score f o u r times that would be

t h e r e , ' " K r e p s said. T h e c l i n i c T e s t e r put on included

e n o u g h , " Kreps said. " T h e y ' r e (Kalamazoo) a much improved of-

two interceptions and a forced f u m b l e . H i s first i n t e r c e p t i o n lead

fensive team. T h e y ' v e got some

t o a 4 3 - y a r d Ian F i s h ( ' 0 2 ) field

weapons out there." T h e c o m b i n e d 7 2 total p o i n t s

goal. F i s h w o u l d e n d the d a y with three

a 7 - 0 lead in t h e first quarter. H o p e w a s a b l e to get on t h e b o a r d

were also a surprise since both

field g o a l s ( 3 1 , 28, 4 3 ) a n d w e n t a

t e a m s w e r e t o p s in t h e l e a g u e in

o f t e n t h r o u g h t h e rest of t h e g a m e

d e f e n s e ( H o p e a l l o w e d 16.9 p o i n t s

p e r f e c t 4 - f o r - 4 on e x t r a p o i n t s . H i s first e x t r a p o i n t w o u l d c o m e

as they c r u i s e d to a 4 4 - 2 8 victory.

per g a m e and K a l a m a z o o 17.1

as a result of a J . D . G r a v e s ( ' 0 1 ) l o

p o i n t s per g a m e ) .

Eric Nichols ( ' 0 0 ) 6-yard touchd o w n p a s s . T h a t play w a s nicely set

T h e win kept coach K r e p s ' record a p e r f e c t 5 - 0 a g a i n s t t h e H o r n e t s in

D e s p i t e t h e n u m b e r o f p o i n t s al-

the league's oldest rivalry (since

lowed against the Hornets, Kreps w a s p l e a s e d with the d e f e n s e ' s per-

u p b y a 2 5 - y a r d G r a v e s to B r i a n

tured the s c h o o l ' s 16th l e a g u e title a n d K r e p s ' s e c o n d . H o p e finished

f o r m a n c e this s e a s o n , e s p e c i a l l y since acquiring new d e f e n s i v e co-

A d l o f f w o u l d be c a l l e d u p o n o n c e a g a i n t o set u p a t o u c h d o w n . T h e

w i t h a 5-1 r e c o r d ; tied f o r first in

ordinator Peter Stuursma.

n e x t l i m e w o u l d c o m e in the f o u n h

1910), but m o r e i m p o r t a n t l y it c a p -

the Michigan Intercollegiate Ath-

" W e d i d n ' t s k i p a b e a t with h i m , "

q u a r t e r w h e n A d l o f f r e c e i v e d an-

letic A s s o c i a t i o n w i t h A l m a a n d

K r e p s said. A n o t h e r i n d i v i d u a l that K r e p s

o l h e r G r a v e s p a s s a n d look it d o w n

w a s p l e a s e d w ith, on d e f e n s e w a s

unsportsmanlike conduct penalty

Todd Tester ('00). "In the f o u r t h q u a r t e r I s a i d ,

and a 7-yard run, H o p e ' s Adam M a g e r s (*01) w o u l d take a pilch lo

' s h o o t h e ' s p u t t i n g on a c l i n i c o u t

the left a n d s c r a m b l e 13 y a r d s f o r

Albion. T h e g a m e w a s o n e of s u r p r i s e s f o r K r e p s as K a l a m a z o o ' s p r e v i ously anemic offense found some fire a g a i n s t the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n .

H o c k e y beats Calvin 3-1 to t h e m in o v e r t i m e a n d this y e a r A. KLECZIEK sports editor

A s they p o u n d e d the g l a s s t o get the c r o w d p u m p e d up after a

a d d e d that b e a t i n g C a l v i n w a s o n e

l e a m ' s l e a d i n g r u s h e r w i t h 102

3-1 victory o v e r C a l v i n , the H o p e

of t h e t e a m ' s g o a l s .

y a r d s o n 17 a t t e m p t s . H e w o u l d be

q u a l i f i e s f o r n a t i o n a l s in c r o s s

s c h o o l r e c o r d f o r total o f f e n s e in

country. H e ' s also a team leader

s l i c k in the l e a g u e . T h e y ' r e u s u -

f r o m t h a t , " K e u n i n g said. T h e t e a m w a s on s u c h an e m o -

a single s e a s o n , is r e f e r r e d to a s

a n d an a l l - M I A A t e a m s e l e c t i o n .

ally at the m i d d l e of the league a n d

tional h i g h a f t e r d e f e a t i n g C a l v i n

w e ' v e usually been in the b o t t o m , " said t e a m c a p t a i n C l a r k B e a c o m

that they e n d e d u p piled on t o p of

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('01). "This represents a turning

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point f o r us g o i n g t o w a r d s t h e t o p

a n d celebrated with the f a n s , " s a i d

of t h e l e a g u e . " T h e g a m e w a s h i g h l i g h t e d by

B e a c o m . " W e w a n t to t h a n k t h e

t w o M i k e Alt ( ' 0 1 ) g o a l s a n d an-

fan s u p p o r t . " D e s p i t e t h e t e a m ' s r e c e n t suc-

olher from Eric Terpstra ( ' 0 3 ) .

c e s s , w h i c h i n c l u d e s a 14-0 w i n

B r a d K e u n i n g ( ' 0 0 ) held t h e lead

over M O T T C o m m u n i t y College

in g o a l . For K e u n i n g and m a n y other

on N o v . 12, B e a c o m is s t a y i n g

p l a y e r s on ihe t e a m b e a t i n g Calvin m e a n t m o r e than j u s t w i n n i n g a

rest o f t h e s e a s o n . " I t ' s g o i n g to be t o u g h this y e a r (to m a k e the p l a y o f f s ) b e c a u s e the

game. " I ' v e pretty m u c h g r o w n u p m y

yim

c o n s e r v a t i v e in his o u t l o o k for the

t o p f o u r t e a m s in the l e a g u e m a k e

rivalry. It w a s nice t o p e r s o n a l l y

it. a n d the h o s t , " B e a c o m said. He w e n t on to e x p l a i n that

beat t h e m , " said K e u n i n g , a H o l -

Calvin is the host this year, so they

land n a t i v e . Forward Jeremy Pearson ('01)

h a v e an a u t o m a t i c bid. T h i s

w h o l e life with the H o p e - C a l v i n

THIS SATURDAY - M a t t Foresman

( ' 0 1 ) a n d B r e n t M e r c h a n t (*00). Graves would pass for 234 yards,

into the season and w e ' l l build

W D THE ?UM

touchdowns would come from Nichols ( w h o had two), Mike Gle

t h r e e t o u c h d o w n s and o n e intercep-

p l a c e in t h e l e a g u e h a d c h a n g e d . "Calvin's always a measuring

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C o l l e g e h o c k e y c l u b k n e w their

5) J . D . G r a v e s ( ' 0 1 ) . S e t s a

lo t h e 5 - y a r d line. A f t e r a 15-yard

w e c a m e out a n d stuck it to t h e m , "

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m e a n s , a c c o r d i n g to B e a c o m , H o p e will h a v e to d e f e a t s o m e of

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ing point for the rest of the sea-

t h e larger s c h o o l s in the l e a g u e .

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son. "Beating Calvin was a big conf i d e n c e booster. L a s t y e a r w e lost

"I still think w e h a v e a c h a n c e . T h i s y e a r t h e l e a g u e is g o i n g to be a lot c l o s e r , " B e a c o m said.

tion. N i c h o l s finished the d a y as the

f o l l o w e d by G r a v e s w h o h a d 3 8 y a r d s on 16 a t t e m p t s .

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