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At Issue: Minorities at Hope An I n t e r v i e w w i t h Al Gonzales Asst. Director of M u l t i c u l t u r a l Life by Theresa McPherson News Editor The lack of diversity within the Hope College community has ong been an issue of debate. Does Hope need more minority students and faculty? Is it really fair to seek minority enrollment simply because it will be good for he College? Does the College practice, however quietly, a )olicy of i n s t i t u t i o n a l i z e d racism? Alfredo Gonzales, now occupying the new Assistant Dean for Multi-Cultural Life position, has a challenge for the Hope community, and it is one which should not be taken lightly. The goal of Gonzales' work is to create an awareness within the ollege community as a whole to become more sensitive to the presence and contribution of the minority groups in our society." The way to achieve this, according to Gonzales, "is to implement four important factors. These include: internal support services for minority students, program development, admissions work, and the establishment of positive, effective, working relationships with minority communities." Internal support services consist of Gonzales being available to minority students. He counsels as well as advocates for the s p e c i a l n e e d s of m i n o r i t y students. As with many programs dedicated to "special leeds," many people ask why minority students need an advocate. Many assert that services are already available through the Student Development Offices. Gonzales responds by saying, "In some cases, not all, minority students need someone available hat they feel comfortable with." Consider, for example, the situaion of a white Dutch, Reformed Dhurch student attending a Black Baptist college. That stu-
dent might find it extremely important to have someone of similar experience on the faculty or staff. Everyone needs a supp o r t s y s t e m ; s o m e o n e or something with which they can connect. P r o g r a m d e v e l o p m e n t is essential, according to Gonzales. "Films, lectures, and other information about and by minority m e m b e r s will give a new perspective to minority and majority students alike," he explained.
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by Theresa McPherson News Editor Dar Topp, Director of the Career Center and Co-Director of S e r v i c e s to H a n d i c a p p e d Students, will be bidding the College good-bye this Thursday. Topp has accepted the position of Director of Disabled Student Services at the University of Michigan. She will begin her new position December 3,1986. What prompted Topp to accept the U. of M. position? "I intend to bring the University of Michigan into the twentieth century. The U. of M. has many architectural and attitudinal barriers regarding disabled students. The school encourages independence, which in many ways is good, but professors need to realize when it comes to the disabled student, many places are not accessible. If disabled students are treated 'equally,' they will end up being discriminated against. These students have differences and need special help," she explained.
"I intend to bring U-AA into the 20th Century."
This is "Multicultural Y e a r " at Hope College. The year started with a distinguished speaker, Dr. Byrd (superintendent of the Chicago Public Schools) who received an honorary Doctorate of Human Letters during Convocation. Among other events planned for the year. Dr. Skinner, a black evangalist, has already been to campus; Dr. Adams, from the University of Utah, spoke on the integration of the multicultural perspective in the college sett i n g l e Hollis Sisters, a black, gospel group, will be on campus
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The University of Michigan has been seeking Topp since last year to join their staff. Why did she remain at Hope? "I felt Hope really needed some more direction in offering services for the handicapped students. I feel comfortable about going now because t h e r e a r e two individuals who are capable of running the show," she stated. Topp has advised the Administration to emply both Louise Schumaker and Susan Blair during the interim while a national search is conducted and to include them both as candidates.
What will Topp miss most about Hope College? "I will greatly miss the people here. I love the involvement I have been able to have with students. It has been so important to follow students all four years and to be
other when it comes to career promotions and changes. For now, I will be commuting, staying in a dorm room at the University during the week and travelling home on weekends." Don Topp is presently the Pastor of the Good News Community Church in Grand Rapids. He may look for another church or decide to return to graduate study. Until then, Dar will "be around."
DarTopp friends, not just a c a r e e r counselor. I do not believe I will find a more committed and loving staff than Hope's. The support and secretarial statt at Hope is much a part of the College as are the faculty members. Indeed, Hope could sooner do without the faculty than without the s e c r e t a r i a l s t a f f . Hope recognizes this and treats all members of the community with mutual respect and appreciation," she stated.
"The hardest part of moving on is leaving the friends I have m a d e within t h e d i s a b l e d students at Hope. I am very proud to say that the people at Hope were ready to be accepting of people with disabilities, both attitudinally and architecturally. It is my desire to find that little bit of Hope at the University of Michigan," she commented.
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We pledge to bring you the best Anchor we can muster. We will attempt to bring you the kind of interpretive, substantive, and "I am exicited about living in pertinent journalism that makes an environment which is accep- a college newspaper of utility to ting of not only differences which students窶馬ot just as a source of are disabilities but differences facts, but of understanding as culturally, ethnically, and most well. important, religiously. If I could change one thing at Hope, it would be the homogeneity of the campus and the surrounding environment," she said. How will this promotion affect Topp's family life? "My husband, Don, and I are a career couple. We are both willing to sacrifice and be flexible for the
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The controversy over U.S. arms sales to Iran reveals serious shortcomings in Reagan's foreign policy and in the way in which this administration deals with the public as a whole. Simply put, the President and his minions in the National Security Council have lied to our allies, the Congress, and us
To the Editor: The following article is in response to the article in the November 12 issue of the Anchor entitled, "Gay-Lesbian Group Strong at Hope." Specifically, we would like to address the paragraph that says the following about the members of the Hope G a y - L e s b i a n S t u d e n t Union: "The majority of the individuals within the group consider themselves Christians and have attended church services as a group In Grand Rapids occasionally. 'Everybody interprets the scriptures in their own way and thus, this leaves room for the manipulation of the scripture. But I believe there Is no one set thought regarding this Issue,' .says the leader." The paragraph previous to this In the article mentions that there Is much animosity towards and h a r a s s m e n t of h o m o s e x u a l students by the male sect of Hope's campus. We want to say directly that we do not condone such actions. If there Is any animosity on our parts toward homosexual people, it is not in the fact that they are homosexual but in the fact that they justify (In their own minds) homosexuality and declare that they're not sinning. The Bible is far from vague on the subject of homosexuality. In Leviticus chapter 18 verse 22 It says, "Do not lie with a man as one lies with a woman; that Is detestable." Also In Romans chapter 1, verses 24-27, It says, "Therefore God gave them over In the sinful desires of their hearts to sexual impurity for the degrading of their bodies with one another. They exchanged the truth of God for a lie, and worshipped and
While the President was sending George Shultz to praise Great Britain for "standing tough" on Syria and to admonish other European allies for their willingness to deal with terrorists, and while U.S. Attorney Edwin Meese was prosecuting dozens of smugglers of weapons to Iran—calling them "Brokers in Death"—President Reagan was selling arms to Iran. In doing this, the President apparently bypassed the Secretary of State, the Secretary of Defense, and even the CIA. Why? One wonders what exactly the administration thought it would achieve. Realistically, selling arms to Iran can hardly be considered to be in the United States' best interest. An Iraniain victory in the Iran-Iraq War would hurt us strategically, and would probably encourage the spread of the religious fundamentalism that brought the Ayatollah to power. Furthermore, the President has argued for years that U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia was imperative, in part because of the threat to the region posed by—you guessed it—Iran. The duplicity never ends. The Administration does not even agree on why they're selling arms to Iran. President Reagan denied making any arms-forhostages deals, saying in a speech on Friday "let there be no doubt that the U.S. does not pay tribute to terrorists." On the other hand Donald Regan, Reagan's Chief-of-Staff said that the President was buoyed into the calamity by his concern for the hostages and their families. "The President is a man of compassion." It seems strange to us that any sudden surge of compassion—even when well-timed for the November elections—could make the President forget what he and his aids have stressed all along: that to bargain with terrorists is to put a price on the head of every American abroad. Beyond the catastrophic effect of undermining U.S. credibility in Europe and the Middle East and encouraging the spread of terrorism, this fiasco illuminates once again the threat posed by the Reagan Administration's contempt for those who would question or even observe their movements. This "when in doubt, lie" policy is being carried out daily by the same NSC men who engineered the misinformation (a lie with pedigree) campaign in Libya and paid forHassenfus' illegal transfer of arms to our freedom fighters on the edge of Nicaragua (by way of Miami Beach).
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Donald Regan, defending the President's actions, asked the press, "But I ask you: What is human life worth?" With the possibility of a pre-election hostage return aiding the President in retaining the Senate, it appears the lives of other Americans endangered by this policy were worth little. The unnumbered Iraquis we helped kill were worth even less. And apparently to the President and the NSC, the truth is worth nothing at all.
served created things rather than the Creator— who Is forever praised. Amen. Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones. In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were Inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed Indecent acts with other men, and received In themselves the due penalty for their perversion." The Bible is quite clear on the subject of homosexuality. You'll notice that the entire verse or verses In Included In each passage and not just a part of them. This leaves no room for so called "manipulation." There are other passages, such as 1 Kings 14:24, Leviticus 20:13, and 1 Corinthians 6:9-10. These a r e just as concise. The Bible says, "for all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God." We a s Christians must not try to justify sin. Sure we're all going to m a k e mistakes, but it's Important to see our sin and try not to continue In It. If we justify sin, we deceive ourselves Into no longer seeing It. This does not make the sin go away. We wish homosexuals could at least see their sin, rather than justify It and continue In It. In closing, we want to restate that it Is clear homosexuality Is wrong, but malicious persecution against homosexuals Is also wrong. The Bible tells, "Love your neighbor as yourself." As a " C h r i s t i a n " community, we have the obligation to love the sinner, but not to love, condone or justify what he does.
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Le ft of Center Doing Dialogue By Larry Wagenaar Several days ago I was sitting in my room reading some articles required for a class in Educational Psycology - a class taken in a short lived desire to pursue elementary ed - and a statement jumped off the page at me: 'Like children in school, I was worried by the fear of not being able to live up to my own concept of myself,' (Holt, How Children Learn, 124). It hit especially hard in the wake of a week of frustration. We live in a dichotomy of needing to live up to the reputation that professors have assigned us and ones that we have designed for ourselves. How many of us have struggled against the prejudgement of a professor whose vision of us was parked at a ' B ' o r a ' C ? An experience took place this week that exemplified my own failure to live up to my own expectations. Writing for a religion course on a topic that held less interest than normal for me, the 'proper' approach to researching and a sufficient absorption and distillation took place within my mind of the material at hand. Yet the words as they hit the paper lacked good organization, which became apparent after discussing the content with the reader. I violated my own concept of what I thought I was capable of - not living up to my own image. The image we set for ourselves may be high or low. Several days ago I spoke with someone who had not showed up to a class in a month. When I inquired as to his absence he related that he had gotten a ' C on the midterm - as if the letter somehow was an excuse to terminate learning or
would alone infuse some sort of knowledge. He had a pretty interesting self image. However, people like that hopefully are rare; most of us truly are striving to break the mold, to rise to the top of the class, or some semblance of it. Muddling through in order to get by with the most marginal of work is not the type of person that will most likely show much for his efforts in the long run. Professors preconceptions and our own self image (or lack thereof) can destroy a college career. Taking time to put it in perspective and communicate with those who teach us is important. What I'm getting at is that by and large how we do at Hope is a combination of our actual performance and the evaluation of that performance by a professor. It is something so obvious that it may pass us by as we quest for everything from relationships to Elder exams. Both need attention if success is desired. Maintaining a dialogue a personal one - is all too often overlooked by a great deal of students. Few things at Hope are more important (and one of its great strengths). Keeping in touch will not necessarily change your grade; however, you can get across that you are concerned with what you are learning in his-her e v a l u a t i o n of you. Sometimes it is just as simple as showing up to class. Hope is unique in that we can get to know our professors well and learn in more than just the classroom from them. Since most of them really like to get to know us - why not? It can only help... and it really is worth it.
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MOI and Vous Instead of starting right in with my usual crap, I would first like to apologize to Mrs. Van Wylen...I hope I didn't offend you but I was just reporting the facts... Hope you're doing better... Speaking of that, my sources have told me that while Mrs. Van Wylen was in the hospital our dear President learned how to do something new: get his own breakfast and run the dish washer... But his son had to teach him how to do it!!!.... Look for some BIG switches in prime time TV—at least a few shows which I'm sure college students watch are going to get m o v e d the f i r s t week in December... Hill Street Blues will be moving into Crime Story's slot on Tuesdays from 9 to 10 while Crime Story is going to move in behind Miami Vice which will shove L.A. Law into the Hill's slot T h u r s d a y s . Got t h a t ? Good.... Look for the next issue of the inklings this Friday. In it, Dave ("Scott Brown") Lambert gets boring (or was he already?), Jay Hoames doesn't, and last year's editor Todd VerBeek adds his own two cents (or sense) from Scotland.... MUSIC NEWS: Bruce is selling at an incredible clip. It may even p r e m i e r e at n u m b e r 1 on Billboard's album chart... U2 will have a new album out by next February...and look for a tour following... Y'»!i .il! missed Peter Gabriel . .nis pabi Monday... True Stories has yet to hit the west Michigan area...or any place outside of Detroit in the state. Give it time. Reportedly it is doing quite well yet... Can you count the number of Hope students who attended the Daniel Amos concert Sunday on your fingers and toes? Almost... So what does that say? Hope students just don't want to go to real concerts, Hope students aren't interested in Christian music, or what? Should SAC have done this? Will WTHS be able to sponsor their own concert?... Who is this Daniel Amos guy anyway? I heard he isn't even in the band!... And how about that Dance of the Century put on by WTHS, huh?! ? Did anyone besides high school students attend? Does anyone
really care?... Beware: the anchor will be undergoing some changes in the next few weeks as it plays around with different looks and feels. If there's something you like, let the staff know—and if you don't like it, really let the staff know... Along with t h e coming of Whitney as editor-in-supremecommand, there have been a few other changes and shufflings. Check out the staff box if you really need to know... Rumor has it that Joel Tanis, the man behind "Psycho Dentist," is finishing up a new painting which has already gotten the O.K. to be put in Peale. The title?..."Frogs on Strings Can be Fun"... The untold story of the food fight (and attempted food fights in Phelps): Apparently, some time ago, like the nij^ht before Parents' Weekend, a food fight broke out which tras^pH r'helps. People were their clcan.u ^ it un til midnight. The food service people were not happy, rightly so, and the "jello suck" (that tradition of traditions!) almost got canned in retaliation. There have been some other attempts at food wars but the powers that be have been tipped off and have thus prevented them. Dean Beal even went over to the possible proponents of such silliness and asked if he could participate. They didn't think that would be such a good idea... Solution: have the food service sponsor a jello war in the Pine Grove some time...or, better yet, why don't we all wait until we have some snow and then go at it... There is a new music-comic shop which has just opened easily within walking distance of the campus. It's right on the corner of College and Fourteenth. Doesn't have much yet but give it sometime... New Harrison Ford movie out this Friday. Entitled "The Mosquito Coast," it's directed by P e t e r Wier who also did "Witness." In it, Ford takes his family south into the jungle to escape civilization and ends up fighting for their lives... More music news: new stuff is out now (or should be soon) from Paul Young, Debbie Harry, the Pet Shop Boys, and Kate Bush... Look for the Pretenders to tour early in 1987... And Pink Floyd is officially breaking up.,.not that we didn't see it coming....
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Anchor files by GregOlgera 20 yean ago. December 2,1966 "...Holland began a campaign to destroy the great number of pigeons that reside in the area, and, according to President Calvin VanderWerf, drove them to the campus, the only refuge remaining for them. "Since that time, a number of them have died, and their corpses have clogged a number of drainpipes on campus. "To alleviate the problem, the college has engages the services of Gordon Tolbers, 15-year-old son of a college employee... "Dr. VanderWerf..sald that the extermination may be considered Inhumane by some, but reiterated that they have become quite a nuisance... " T h e C h a p l a i n (William HUlegonds) attributed the prob l e m to a ' c o l l u s i o n of Republican bankers In town,' who began feeding them poison corn, dflvlng them away from the banks and over campus."
50 years ago. December 2,1936 "Voorheesltes Announce Set of New Laws: Allow Co-eds Half Hour More on Week-ends... "Cars will be seen driving up to the dormitory at 11:30 on weekend nights instead of 11 o'clock from now on... "Under the new rules, all upperclassmen may use their own d i s c r e t i o n as to l i g h t s ; sophomores may keep their lights on until 12:00, but the freshmen still have to be in bed at 10:30 except four times a month when they may stay up until 12 o'clock."
90 years ago. January, 1897 "Fred Boone's First Class Livery Stables on Market Street, Trunk and Baggage Delivery. CarryaUs for Sleighs and parties. Fine Turnouts for all occasions." (Note: Central Avenue was once called Market Avenue). "Gardela Bros Wholesale and Retail Foreign and Domestic Fruits. Telephone 51." . "H. Wykhuysen, The Practical Watchmakes, Has Removed To his new quarters on College Ave., near Ninth Street. Give him a call.
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Can Hope Do More for Minorities ? in J a n u a r y ; and there will be a special s p e a k e r for Martin Luther King's birthday. Why is all this necessary? "Hope represents only one viewpoint so often," said Gonzales. "The world is made up of many cultural and ethnic backgrounds. All should be made aware of the presence and contributions of minorities on a daily basis. The quality of life at Hope would be e n r i c h e d g r e a t l y if t h i s awareness was constant." Gonzales' work with the Ad-
missions Office is anoth integral part of his job. "It is critical that we identify and recruit more minority students. If we recruit only from white, middle class high schools and never go into city public schools, I have to ask, what are we doing?"
In all his work, Gonzales encourages academic departments and student organizations to become involved. "It is our collective responsibility to make Hope College an alternative for minorities whether they be interested students or faculty," he exclaimed. Gonzales, previously Director of Minority Student Affairs,
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How can Gonzales establish an effective working relationship with minority c o m m u n i t i e s ? "We need to go out and challenge them too see Hope as an educational alternative forthem. What is more important and essential is that Hope become a viable alternative for minorities," he stated.
makes a distinction between the use of minority and multicultural life. "The t e r m 'minority' is rather ambiguous. It categorizes a group numerically. The multicultural aspect is much more positive in its meaning. The
concept broadly includes acknowledging the many different cultures and values of peoples within our country and even our own Holland community. In this way, we obtain diversity through looking at whole individuals, not just having a representative percentage of a numerically smaller group of people," he explained. How has the Hope community perceived Gonzales and hisnew position? "I believe the reality of the situation is sinking in. The top administration has been extremely supportive and sincere about my efforts to increase the m u l t i c u l t u r a l p e r s p e c t i v e at Hope. The real challenge lies not only in making the commitment to increasing the minority facet at the College, but in allocating the r e s o u r c e s n e c e s s a r y to achieve this goal," he stated.
In order to increase minority students, minority faculty must also be increased. The Administration has argued that this is a difficult process, stating that minority professors are in high demand (and would thus need to be wooed with g r e a t e r salary and benefits), not to mention that positions for new professors do not open up very regularly. P a r t of the money raised through the Campaign for Hope is directed at professorial grants, and the salary and benefits professors receive at Hope, though while not incredible, is great enough to compete for top professors. And the reputation of Hope as an outstanding institution and Holland as a desirable place to live also aid in the competition.
But the Administration should On the issue of increasing the look into special incentives for multicultural facet at Hope, the a t t r a c t i n g m i n o r i t y p r o financial aspect seems to be lag- fessors窶馬ot only through salary ging behind the Administration's but through accelerated promotions and other benefits. Special stated goals. money for these ideas could probably be raised through a special fund drive, similar to, though not While the Administration has as large, as the Campaign. done a wonderful job of raising money to implement much needAs Gonzales states, "If we do ed construction projects, it not achieve this goal of increasseems to have concentrated on ing the multicultural dimension these p r o g r a m s r a t h e r than at Hope College, we a r e not, as directly addressing the minority the wise Norman Vincent P e a l e problem on campus. states 'All that we could b e . ' "
Freeze Frame Does Hope need more minorities
Director of Admissions Bekkering: "Yes. Hope is in a position to provide minority students with an excellent education in a supporting, confirming environment. F r o m a different dimension, minority students add a unique diversity to the cultural fabric of the student body."
Shylaja Gontina: i Tkere a r e a lot here already but more wouldn't hurt. Minority s t u d e n t s bring a positive change to Hope's campus teges,
Whitney Leigh: "Certainly. More minorities at Hope would improve Hope in one the a r e a s it l a c k s sorely However, there are many collarge and small, that blacks would be better off avoiding. I honestly believe Hope can be different. Then again, I ' m not sure I want any of those uppity negroes here a n y w a y . "
History Professor Larry Penrose: "Yes. If a liberal arts education is to be a preparation for life, it is important for the place where the education takes place to at leasst approximate the reality of the real world."
Becky Thompson: "I don't loiow if Hope needs more, but it would be fun. I enjoy getting to know a variety of students. But it's not like Hope has a quota to fill or anything."
Committee Recommends Change
Th anks Hope An Open Letter to the Hope College Faculty: Before I graduate, I would like to e x p r e s s my thanks for something I have been aware of my three years here at Hope. That is the use of nonsexist language in a number of classes I have taken. I am neither a flaming women's libber nor on the committee to rewrite the Bible w i t h r e f e r e n c e s to t h e Motherhood of God. However, I do appreciate the effort many professors have made in both lectures and the guidance of class discussion to avoid sexist language. I know for some, it is
While the special off-campus study committee has completed its work, the proposals coming f r o m t h e m — i n c l u d i n g offcampus housing criteria and a formal College policy on offcampus students—are being sent to the next level of committees, they still face a long way to go indeed a conscious e f f o r t , before implementation, with especially for those who have final approval coming from the been teaching since days when Board of Trustees. The off-campus study committhe issue was not. In a time when tee was formed by Dean for Stuwomen are working to be incorporated on equal terms with dent Development Beal after men in every occupation, it is the problems between Hope student example of educators like these parties and their neighbors encouraging us that many strive which resulted in police action with us to put a dent in sex and extensive coverage in the stereotypes. And it is these pro- local papers. The committee's goals were to fessors I would want to encourage by saying their efforts develop policies which would aid are neither unrecognized nor the College and the students in determining off-campus eligibiliunappreciated. ty, the treatment of off-campus students by the College, setting Sincerely, up a system of obtaining aid and Beth Lindquist advice for off-campus students, and the role of the police and public safety regarding parties.
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At last Thursday's meeting, the committee formally recommended that certain criteria be established to allow students to move off-campus. These criteria included "automatic" approval for seniors and other special cases, a special review committee for special cases (which range from non-traditional students to seniors who missed the d e a d l i n e for t h e i r "automatic" approval), and a new procedure which would allow students to move offcampus in groups. This procedure, as recommended by the committee, has groups of students (or individuals) given priority to move off-campus based on the average number of credits of their group—with a minimum number of credits for someone requesting off-campus approval of 43. The procedure is similar to that of registration, where those who have earned the most credits register first and the rest follow in descending order.
The Administration, from President Van Wylen on down, feels that Hope College is a residential college and thus the campus should be filled—as it always has been in the past. Therefore the basic policy of basing the number of students who are allowed to move off-campus would be based on the number of spaces left on campus. The committee also feels that there should be some sort of special orientation given to those students who wish to move offcampus. This orientation would be r e q u i r e d f o r e v e r y o n e —i n c l u d i n g seniors—who want to move off. At this meeting, information on issues students would have to deal with off-campus would be discussed, preparing students to face possibly bad landlords and other problems which follow along those lines. An off-campus student handbook, showing students their rights and responsibilities as citizens is also proposed.
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FACTS IN BRIEF Asian Enrollment Rises, While Black Enrollment Declines • Overall, minority enrollment in higher education increased 6 percent between 1980 and 1984, because of increases in Hispanic and Asian enrollments. During this period Hispanic enrollment increased by 12 percent and Asian/Pacific Islander enrollments increased 34 percent. Both blacks and American Indians/Alaskan Natives experienced declines (3 percent and 1 percent, respectively). • Blacks are losing ground at almost all levels of higher education. Between 1980 and 1984, black undergraduate enrollment declined by 4 percent, while black enrollment at the graduate level fell by 12 percent. • Although black enrollments declined nationally by 3 percent between 1980 and 1984, some states managed to increase black enrollments during that period, including Arizona, Georgia, Kansas, Minnesota, Oklahoma, and Texas. • During the period between 1980 and 1984, Asian/Pacific Islanders made gains at all levels of higher education. For example, the number of Asian/Pacific Islanders enrolled at the first professional level increased from 6,124 in 1980 to 9,240 in 1984. • During the period between 1980 and 1985, law school enrollments for all minority groups increased significantly. Increases for minority groups include: Asians, 31 percent; Hispanics, 22 percent; American Indians, 12 percent; and blacks, 10 percent. • More than half of all Hispanics enrolled in higher education attended two-year institutions (54 percent). • In 1984, minorities represented 15 percent of all four-year students and 21 percent of all two-year students. This profile uvs compiled by Cecilia Otlinger, research associate in the American Council on Education's (ACE) Division of Policy Analysis and Research, based on tabulations prepared by ACE's Office of Minority Concerns (CMC). For more information, contact OMC at (202) 939-9395.
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Republicans Mess Up by Richard A. Vlguerle Republicans lost the 1986 election months ago, when they chose a " p r a g m a t i c " s t r a t e g y of avoiding controversial Issues. After six yeare in which thev spent a biUion dollars d u r i n e t h e administration the m S t popular Republican president in history, the GOP is no closer to majority status Uian is was WaS before.
In most governments and most businesses, a fiasco on the order of the 1986 compaien would brine calls for m a s s resignations But don't e x p e c t m u c h of a change in the political operations at the White House the Republican national committees and the offices of the OOP's ConHI
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hald by liberals such a Senator John Heinz (R-Pennsylvania), chairman of the Republican Senate campaign, the party developed nc national theme. It r a n no national advertising asking people to cast a Republican vote based on the philosophical differences between the parties, Aside from a too-little too-late effort to m a k e the Strategic Defense Initiative an issue, the President avoided controversy and talked mostly about what good buddies he was with Cand i d a t e X . Of c o u r s e , t h e Democrates still seem intent on raising taxes, surrendering to the Cuban occupation forces : r Nicaragua, and preventing the ° — Qnr_i„ftoush^fm Priminni® v ^ f ^ h 0 3 r e tougi crlm'nals.Yet the naK l M ^ . ^ ; e 3 d e r tionaf nn m h i l l f f . n 0 Hf" 0n WhiCh t0 t u r n the p S 'on
Explaining why the pa t y ran no national c a m p a i g r GOP v-iidirman F r a n k F a l renkopf said, "There are no overarching national issues that cut the same everwhere." And there weren t — but only because the GOP leadership failed to latch ohio an issue, develop a unified party position, and e d u c a t e the American mucin,Oil voter voier on Ule the importance of the issue and the differences between the parties Imagine what might have been If the Republican P a r t y had turned the nation's attention to the th* Democrates' record of weakne? c towai ' *NP Soviet ^ninn'
to get that support for GO •J] didates. Only u, the GOi provides a vision for America that appeals to their peopls—only if Republicans address issues like busing, abortion, pornography, and judicial leniency—will conservative Christians t u r n out in massive numbers for Ronald Reagan's party. This year Republican l e a d e r s m a d e a determined effort to avoid the issues important to theis massive group os swing voters, with disastrous results in Alabama >arolin. dtalbo. Likewise, right-to-work laws are of utmost importance to samll business people and to workers who are suspicious of labor unions. Yet GOP leaders 0 PP 0 sed an effort to put right-tow o r k o n 016 November ballot in Idah0 . f a r i n g that it would sink ^ the campaign of U.S. senator Steve S y m m s . In f a c t , the P r e s e n c e of the m e a s u r e on the " b a l l o t ensured his victory; as S y m m s himself acknowledged, he was e l e c t e d on the coattails of ri ht g - t o work t n d e r s l a n d a b l y , the Democrates hope that Republicans will continue to avoid the issues. As soon a s the results were " v - , c in last Tuesday, lucouay, they dispatched their leading spokesmen, including Senator J o e B i ( l e n of Delaware and the prospective Majority Leader, Robert Byrd of West Virginia, to m a k e the rounds of the TV news programs. Speaking with one voice, they called for a period of conciliation and compromise. Like Tokyo Rose, they called for their adversaries to lay down their a r m s and surrender. It's a sweet-smelling trap—one the GOP m u s t have the courage to • v ' k a w a y from.
R e m e m b e r the P a n a m e Cana» giveaway? Ii wasn't an issue un til Ronald Reagan and the con servatives m a d e it an issue. Bill Brock, then the Republican n;i tional chairman, refused to u ^ money raised on the canal issu^ in an effort to oppose the treaties But - the conservatives . w, mounted aa As the Democratic P a r t y showmassive protest that, in 1978 and ed in most of its upset victories 1980, helped defeat 19 treaty sup- this year, it is by confrontation porters in the U.S. Senate—only that a minority turns itself into a one opponentwas d e f e a t e d - a n d majority. The electorate doesn't helped put R e a g a n in the White hand you anything on a sUver House. The Kemp-Roth t a x cut platter; you h a v e to fight for it w a s a n o t h e r issue, c r e a t e d I n order for the GOP to become almost out of thin air by conser- the m a j o r i t y party, the President vative activists, that defeated must develop a strategy of veto0f , ^ o c f a t e s o v e r a tag liberal legislation, of stanperiod of several years. The ding up to the new Senate, of behlnd ' s a y . b l a m i n g the Democrats in Cons u l might have had similar gress for the disasters that will results - result from a return to the tu r» .. of J i m m y C a r t e r and The Republican's issue-less Walter Mondale. campaign In 1986 m a y have consequences f a r beyond this elecW m a c o m b a t i v e Ronald tlon- In effect, the party broke Reagan lead the c r u s a d e againsi *alth with m a n y of the groups the 100th Congress? Maybe. But that left the Democrats in recent regardless of w h a t the President elections and c a m e over to the does, conservatives h a v e learned GOP side. their lesson regarding blind faith Pnr . . In any political party. After six 1 at y e a r 8 of R o n a l d t a i n m T f i .V f ^ " R e a g a n in the RpmihUrnnJ /h status. White House, his personality and Republicans must have the s u p - . h i s p o l i t i c a l p h i l o s o p h y , port of conservative Christians ^ who have traditionally voted Democratic. But it will take m o r e than the endorsement of a see Jerk, p. 1 6 J e r r y Falwell or a P a t Robertson
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A State Board of Education resolution commemorating the twentieth anniversary of the Michigan Tuition Grants Program was recently presented to independent (private) college representatives by Mrs. Barbara A. Dumouchelle, the Vice President and an elected member of the State Bqard of Education. The resolution, introduced and sponsored by Mrs. Dumouchelle, was adopted by the State Board of Education in September. Mrs. Dumouchelle formally presented the resolution to Donald W. Maine, Chaireman, and Edward 0 . Blews, J r . , President of the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Michigan (AICUM). Maine is the President of Davenport College of Business in Grand Rapids. In presenting the resolution, Mrs. DumocheUe declared, "We a r e very pleased, through this resolution, to recognize the vitally important role of the Michigan Tuition Grant P r o g r a m in help-
ing thousands of students of modest means to attend the independent college of their choice. This is indeed an historical occasion. More than 125,000 students have received assistance through this program since its inception twenty years ago." Mrs. Dumouchelle continued, "As a graduate of a Michigan independent college myself, I can testify first-hand to the excellent education, special missions and values, and personalized attention provided by our Independent colleges. And they do this at a net savings to the taxpayers. Certainly these Independent colleges are a vital part of our pluralistic higher education system which serves the people of Michigan so well. This State Board of Education resolution recognize? that fact. State aid programs s u m as the Tuition Grant and degr ee reimbursement p r o g r a n c wb ch help make the option of an independent college education available to Michigan residents,
Seminar A Humanities Career Seminar will be held, T h u r s d a y , November 20, 11:00am in Cook Auditorium. The purpose of the seminar is to advise humanities students of the options available to them in the professional world. Many students assume that they must attend graduate school just in order to be marketable. 'This,' according to Student Development personel. Dale Austin, 4s simply not true. There are viable options for graduating students with a humanities background, for work right out of college.' The Hope alumni which will participate Include: Anne Brown who graduated from Hope with a Political Science m a j o r . Ms. Brown Is currently a staff reporter with the South Haven Tribune. J a m e s Elckhoff, an English m a j o r at Hope, who Is presently the Coordinating Manager for Service Master, a national corporation. And David VanNoord, who graduated from Hope with a History m a j o r . Mr. Van Noord teaches high school History In the Lake Odessa Public School System. This will be an Informative seminar, offering m a n y options to the Humantltes Student. The date Is this Thursday, November 20 a t 1 1 : 0 0 a m i n C o o k Auditorium. Do not miss this great opportunity!!
Board of Education for recognizing the importance of the Tuition Grants and for encouraging and supporting independent higher education. The Association of Independent Colleges and Universities of Michigan represents a membership of forty-one Michigan independent (private) nonprofit colleges and universities, according to Blews, the Association's President. These colleges enroll more that 73,000 students annually and provide educational service to more than 105,000 persons each year. These colleges exert a positive economic impact of more that $3.3 billion on the economy of the state and save the taxpayers of the state approximately $200 million a year. Hope College is a member of the Association and President Van Wylen s e r v e s on the organization's Board of Directors.
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represent wise public policy and personalized educational attend e s e r v e c o n t i n u e d s u p p o r t . tion and specialized curricula That's why I consider it a and programs, including liberal p r i v i l e g e to s u p p o r t t h e s e arts and technical programs; policies and ro encourage our in- and "WHEREAS, Michigan independent colleges as a member of the State Board of Education." dependent colleges, with the enThe Michigan Tuition Grant couragement of state programs Program provides grants to such as the Tuition Grants ProMichigan residents who attend gram, exert a positive annual Michigan independent colleges economic impact in the State of and demonstrate financial need M i c h i g a n a n d c o n t r i b u t e for the assistance. The max- substantially to the health and inimum student grant level in the frastucture of the State of program currently is $2,350. The Michigan; now, therefore, be it "RESOLVED, That the State program was established by the Board of Education hereby comLegislature in 1966 and signed into law by the Governor on August memorates the twentieth an1, 1966. The first awards were niversary of the Michigan Tuiissued in the 1966-67 academic tion G r a n t s P r o g r a m a n d recognizes the excellent conyear. The State Board of Educa- tribution of the program to its pluralistic higher education tion resolution declares in part : system and the general welfare "WHEREAS, independent col- of the people of the State of leges and universities offer a Michigan." variety of diverse, quality educaAs the 1986-87 Chairman of the tional opportunities evolving from their unique heritages and Association, Maine thanked Mrs. missions, emphasis on values, Dumouchelle and the State
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by Krlsti Rumery What do theatre majors do between productions? Rehearse; design sets, lights and costumes; build; sew; focus— anticipate—dedicating themselves to the theatre's next production for the next two months. Some of the students involved In Bus Stop, the department's next production, Elizabeth Cochrane of Lake Bluff, II; sophomore Ben Johnson of Winston-Salem, NC; senior Mark Mekkes of Grandvllle; senior Mark Riley of Birmingham; freshmen Tim VanBruggen of Holland; junior Helena Welsl of Oscoda; junior Barry Weller of W e b s t e r G r o v e , MO; a n d sophomore Maria Westerhoff of Holland. And behind the scenes, s o p h o m o r e T r l n a L i g h t of Rochester acts as stage manager, junior Shelly Krause of Holland Is the assistant to the director, and sophomore Tom Boelman of Holland designs to set. Bus Stop opens F r i d a y , Decembers. •i v ' a V / i / a > H & i M * ' '
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The Desperate Dream Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band 1975-1985 by Dan Stid There Is an idlosyncrasyfound in every Bruce Springsteen fan that causes them to speak of his concerts in tones that are almost religious. Paying particular attention to a p e r f o r m a n c e ' s historical and geographical setting, they will say something like, "I was at South Bend in '78," and expect that anyone would know the significance of that specific pilgrimage. When other veterans of Springsteen shows hear such a proclamation, they simply grin and nod their heads, for they also remember stumbling out of a concert hall in the small hours of the morning, drenched with a slick sweat and excitedly searching for words capable of describing what they had just witnessed. The uninitiated who have difficulty understanding this mystical appreciation would do well to listen to the just released Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band Live: 1975-85. After three and a half hours of being grabbed by the lapels and slammed up against the wall by the 40 song, five record set, they will no doubt begin to understand the glazed and distant look that comes over people as they describe what is often one of the monumental experiences of their lives. Some would call it a sad commentary on America that such reverence and esteem a r e accorded to the performances of an unrepentant greaser from New J e r s e y , especially one who spends a great deal of time singing about cars and girls. Maybe. But then again, perhaps there is something to be said for loyalty to a m a n whose integrity, honor, and compassion have emerged intact after the acquisition of fame, fortune, and the love of a beautiful woman; aud whose ability to capture both the despair and hope that are inherent in the American dream is without parallel. Live 1975-85 certainly justifies such loyalty — the total effect of the collection is stunning. Containing songs from each of his seven albums as well as several previously unreleased efforts, it incorporates the diverse themes and textures that Springsteen has for so long brought to his music. It is all here: the fear and resolve, the b i t t e r n e s s and sincerity, with each emotion persistently probing the visions we have of ourselves, our families, our communities, and our nation. Springsteen has always focused on these visions, particularly when they become empty or desperate. As he himself once put It: "That's one of the most dangerous things, I think — Isolation: what happens to people
when they're alienated from their friends and community and g o v e r n m e n t and t h e i r job. Because those are the things that keep you sane, that give meaning to life in some fashion." In the haunting version of "Johnny 99" that appears on Live 1975-85, this isolation manifests itself in violence. A laid-off auto worker, burdened with "debts no honest m a n can pay," commits a drunken murder. As the man is sentenced to 99 years in prison, he rages "Your honor I do believe I'd be better off dead- So if you can take a man's life for the thoughts that's in his head... " The dead silent audience f r a m e s the stark effect of Springsteen's harmonica and acoustic guitar. "Seeds," a heretofore unrecorded song that Springsteen began performing live on his last tour, evokes similar emotions as it traces the hopeless migration of a family from the rust belt to the oil fields of Texas, but there the end result is simply a fierce bitterness. The search for work quickly sours, and the family ends up sleeping in the parking lot of a lumber yard, the children restless in the back seat with hacking coughs. Still there is no sanctuary: a night stick rapping on the windshield wakes them, and they a r e told to move along, "Seeds blowin' up the highway in the south wind." In this song Springsteen asks the question that so much of his work tries to answer: 4 'How many times can you get up after you've been hit?"
'It isallhereithefearand resolve/he bitterness and sincerity, with each emotion persistently probing the visions we have of ourselves, our families, our communities, and our nations." Also striking in its treatment of the dark underside of American life is the live rendition of "Racing in the Street." Chronicling the meager nobility of a quickly aging man who lives for drag r a c i n g , it p r e s e n t s i m a g e s straight out of a Sam Shepard play. The jaded romantic met a girl on the circuit a few years ago, but now " s h e just stares off alone Into the night- with the eyes of one who hates for just being born." Plaintively declaring that later that night he and his
companion are "going to ride to the sea- and wash these sins off of our hands," the man struggles to convince himself of the worth of making stands anymore, however modest they might be. While Springsteen devotes much of the album to presenting this bleak, disturbing perspective, he follows a pettern similar to that of his concert performances by shifting his focus to aspirations that are still intact, or at least salvageable. The protagonists have been disappointed, but not embittered, and they still have refuge to which they can go. Or, in the case of the family in "My Hometown," refuge in which they can stay. A town that has endured racial strife and economic hard times can no longer hold out and starts closing down. In a late night conversation a husband and wife decide to resist the urge to lift up their roots and move along with everyone else. The next day, driving through town in the family Buick, the man sets his son on his lap and tells him, as he was told by his father, "Son take a good look around- This is your hometown." The stated importance of family and community in Springsteen's music broadens to incorporate that of the nation as a whole. But it is a patriotism that looks more toward what America could be than to what it is. He introduces Woody Guthrie's "This Land is your L a n d " by saying that "This Is just about one of the most beautiful songs of all t i m e . " His performance of It calls forth moods that a r e both tender and
poignant. This is sentiment utterly devoid of any sense of nationalism: it is a simple love of country that is hard to recognize and appreciate in the age of the "new patriotism." The quiet yet determined affirmations of family, community, and country, while delivering so much strength, need to be girded occasionally, and Springsteen accomplishes this by evoking a passionate resolve. This sense of purpose is found both in the optimistic escapes of his early r e c o r d i n g s a n d in t h e weathered outlooks of recent years. The traditional show opener " T h u n d e r R o a d " s t a r t s the album off with just such a statement. Recorded in 1975, this intriguing version finds Springsteen backed only by the piano of Roy Bittan. He tells the story of a desperately excited Romeo who tries to entice a reluctant coadventurer off her front porch by accounting not only the worlds that await them but also his own sincerity: "Roy Orbison singing for the lonely- Hey that's me and I want you only." If only she will believe in him and his dreams, they can go anywhere. When his promises fail to convince her, he delivers a soft ultimatum, telling her, " I t ' s a town full of losersand I'm pullin' out of here to win," with only the Quixotic courage of his youth allowing him to think that he can. ^ S p r i n g s t e e n ' s performance of Badlands" delivers a more somber depiction of the necessity of faith. A m a n is suddenly confronted by the wretchedness of his own existence. Unlike the
"His alternatives are clear; believe in something and make a stand or compromise ardmake a deal." character in "Thunder Road," he has been battered by too many of life's s t o r m s to believe he can outmaneuver them. His alternatives a r e clear: believe in something and m a k e a stand or compromise and cut a deal. He chooses to side with "the ones who had a notion, a notion deep inside- that it ain't no sin to be glad you're alive." The conviction in Springsteen's tone as he sings implies that he is well aware of the courage needed to make such a decision — and has had to m a k e such choices before. Springsteen's willingness to address the fears and hopes of his audience, to admit that he is losing and finding the same dreams, distinguishes him from virtually every p e r f o r m e r in music today. In the lyric booklet that accompanies the album, Springsteen writes a letter of thanks and concludes it by sayjfJS th6 E Street Band that They're all about the best bunch of people you can have at your side when y o u ' r e goln' on a long drive." Live 1975-85 reaffirms that Bruce Springsteen feels the s a m e about the rest of us as well.
DA Really Neat by David Lambert Imagine doing the m a m b o around the Holland Theater. Imagine doing the m a m b o around the Holland Theater with about two hundred other people to D a n i e l A m o s ' s s o n g "Neverland Ballroom." If you can imagine this, you might be going insane, or you might have been at the Daniel Amos concert this past Sunday. Opening for Daniel Amos was a band called the Choir. The Choir is a decent band, but it's a band in the "Churchboy turned fake counterculture punk trying to sound like U2 and the A l a r m " category. They played with precision not unlike that of assembly line workers assembling songs: they were professional but they didn't look very interested. In any case, they got the audience's blood pumping, which is what opening bands a r e for.
Comparing Daniel Amos to The Choir was interesting. While The Choir wants to sound like The Alarm, U2, and other progressive titans, Daniel Amos carves out a legitimate place with the big boys. In fact, I'd be hard pressed to decide whether I liked The Alarm or Daniel Amos in concert better. Daniel Amos wins any visual contest hands down. Three video monitors provided video for most of their songs. This live video was s o m e t i m e s a n n o y i n g because of the quality of both the videos and the performance. If you w a t c h e d the performance, you might miss the mob scenes that accompanied the song "Mall All Over the World," or the tiny woman attempting to get a towel in "Incredible Shrinking Man." If you watched the videos, you missed four guys having more fun than h u m a n s should be allowed to have. In the end though, the video added immeasurably to the concert, as video images can portray what words can only imply. The videos were creative and sometimes hilarious. One of the best examples of Daniel Amos's video creativity was a f t e r they left the stage before their encore. Everybody knows what happens now. T h e a u d i e n c e s t a r t s screaming something that eventually turns into the bands name, chanted rythmically. Somebody in the band was astute enough to time this effect. As soon as the
band left the stage,the video screen showed film of a crowd screaming and waving their arms. About the time the chant started, "DA" began to flash slowly on the screen. It was a really fantastic moment. As for the music itself, it led me to rethink feelings about Daniel Amos. Daniel Amos on disc is a bit odd. Listening to a lot of recorded Daniel Amos at one time is sort of like eating too much ice cream. The first dip or two is great, but if you ingest too much, you'll start feeling bloated and a little sick. Ingesting too much live Daniel Amos is impossible. With the oddities to be found on their discs gone, the overall sound was comparable to any top progressive n a m e imaginable. Songs like "William Blake," which on disc is an exercise in recording instruments backwards, became supple and danceable in concert. The audience responded to the streamlined Daniel Amos sound, hopping, waving, and clapping themselves to exhaustion Finally, Daniel Amos had stage prpsence in abundance.
The Gral Brothers will be performing at Hope College on Wednesday, November 19th. The performance will begin at 9 p.m. in the Pit of the Kletz. The event is sponsored by the Social Activities Committee and is free. T h e Graf B r o t h e r s f r o m Chicago treat their original music with a driving sensitivity that appeals to audiences of ext r e m e variety in musical tastes. Their songwriting and arranging has m a d e a strong departure from the ballad style that first interested them in acoustic music. "Our early influences by artists such as J a m e s Taylor and Paul Simon might still be visible in our music, but audiences usually detect influences by artists such a s Genesis, P a t Metheny, or the Police," they said. . ^ P a r t of that association might be based on the Graf Brothers'
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by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, the work was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in music. The symphony will also perform Haydn's Symphony No. 9 in G Major, "Oxford." Tickets for the concert can be purchased in advance at the Hope College office of public relations in the DeWitt Center and will be sold at the door on the night of the concert. All seats are general admission. Tickets cost $7 for adults, $6 for senior citizens and $3 for students. McDuffie's international tours as recitalist and orchestral soloist have taken him through Eastern Europe, Brazil, Great Britain, Greece and the Soviet Union. This season m a r k s his d e b u t s in I t a l y a n d in Switzerland.
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From their entrance to their final exit, Daniel Amos riveted the audience's attention to the stage. Internationally respected Their intensity was heightened violinist Robert McDuffle will by the surprises that came with perform with the Grand Rapids the show. S y m p h o n y O r c h e s t r a a s it The most prolonged surprise presents a concert as p a r t of the came from someone who claim- H o p e C o l l e g e G r e a t P e r ed to come from the audience. He formance Series on Monday, accused Daniel Amos of being a Movember 24 at 8 p.m. in Dimbunch of dumb rock artists who nent Memorial Chapel. didn't know anything about The symphony will be directed William Blake. A philosophical by guest conductor Thomas Bricargument ensued among the cetti, currently principal guest band members about the nature conductor of the Stavenger Symof Blake's poetry. phony and the Radio Orchestra Another nice touch was a point of Stavenger, Norway. in which the band segued M c D u f f i e will p e r f o r m seamlessly from a Daniel Amos Tchaikovsky's "Concerto in D song to a somewhat modified Major for Violin and Orchestra, v e r s i o n of " M y F a v o r i t e Op. 35." Things." Throughout the concert Briccetti will conduct the symthe audience shouted the lyrics, phony in the performance of his encouraged by bandleader Terry own work, "Illusions." comTaylor. . pleted in 1985 and first performed If you didn't see Daniel Amos this time around, hock your textbooks and forget your HOPE COLLEGE homework if you get a chance to see them in concert within a fifty \ mile radius of Holland. They're a great band. Don't miss them again.
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All seats general admission Adults $7, Senior Citizens $6, Students $3
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English Pilgrimage by Christie Phillips Staff Columnist "We should not cease from exploration And at the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time." —T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding The soul in search of itself, the mind opened for discovery, then peace and contentment when we experience deep self understanding "knowing the place for the first time." This is the essence of true pilgrimmage. According to Dr. Charles Huttar, professor of English and coordinating director of Hope's new May term " P i l g r i m m a g e , " this attitude will play the leading role in the introspective trip throughout England and the Netherlands. "The idea stemmed from my involvement in an autobiography class I was teaching back in 1979—it gave students a chance to look at the meaning and purpose in their lives. With Pilgrimmage a student will be able to do this and yet experience so much more at the s a m e time, which will hopefully only add to their
feelings of self-discovery," he stated. The trip will be structured around 17 days in both England and the Netherlands, but before the trip students are required to hand in a paper identifying a goal for their personal pilgrimmage. During the trip students must keep a journal in which day-today learning and reflections should be recorded. Visits in England will include such religious and l i t e r a r y s h r i n e s as S a l i s b u r y , Stonehenge, Canterbury, Oxford, and Stratford-on-Avon. As of now, a visit to the protestant relgious community of Little Gidding is also planned. The community is a revival of a small 17th century introspective society whose inhabitants continue to work for world peace and justice. According to Huttar, people live and work soley within the community, staying amazingly aware of the world around them. They have much to relate about their own soul searching pilgrimmages to visitors. G r o u p t r a v e l in t h e Netherlands will include visits to Amersterdam, Delft, and the Hague. Group learning experiences will be provided such as home stays, walking tours in London, attendance at plays, and an in-
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troduction to European educational systems through visits to the universities in Oxford and Amsterdam. The rest of the trip consists of five days spent by each student on individual itineraries planned by the student and Huttar. During this time students are expected to go on an individual pilgrimmage to such meaningful places a s the home of their ancestors,or the home of a great historic figure who belongs to t h e i r r e l i g i o u s or c u l t u r a l heritage a s they identify it. To help students understand this concept, Huttar explained the spiritual aspect in this way: "So long as a person is not fully at home, the journey invites. So long as a piece of one's own identity r e m a i n s to be captured and fit into the puzzle of self discovery, Pilgrimmage is a possiblity."
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Charles a . Huttar, proiessur of EngMsh at Hope College, presented a paper at an International Charles Williams Symposium held at the Katholische A k a d e m i e Die Wolfsburg, Muhlheim-Ruhr, West Germany on Nov. 7. His s u b j e c t w a s o n e of W illiams's fantasy novels: mri 'Williams's Changing Views of i m a uuerm CATASTROPHE BREATH. Milton and the Problem of UfWTHE y Shadows of E c s t a s y / He also N wm.. d e l i v e r e d a l e c t u r e on h e r m e n e u t i c s in M i l t o n ' s P a r a d i s e Regained on Nov. 10 at the F r e e University of Amsterdam. The Williams Symposium was o r g a n i z e d by t h e InkllngsGesellschaft, a Germany-based learned society. Attending were scholars from Germany,
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Belgium, E n g l a n d , and the United States. Huttar w a s one of three American participants. The symposium was honoring the centenary of the birth of Charles Williams (1886-1945), an English novelist, poet, biographer, and literary critic. Williams was a close friend of C.S. Lewis and exerted considerable Influence on Lewis's thought and writings. Huttar has published articles on Williams and his associates, Lewis and J . R . R . Tolkien, as well a s on various English writers of the 16th and 17th century. He Is the editor of Imagination and the Spirit, a book of e s s a y s focusing In p a r t on Williams, Lewis, and Tolkien. He has been a m e m b e r of the Hope faculty since 1966.
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Tickets for the annual Hope College Christmas Vespers will be sold to the public on Saturday, Nov. 22 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the theatre ticket office of the DeWitt Center. The Vespers will be presented Saturday, Dec. 6 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. In Dimnent Memorial Chapel. Tickets will be $3 each and a limit of four tickets will be sold to
a person. No telephone orders will be accepted and tickets will not be sold at the concerts. Vespers, presented by the Hope music d e p a r t m e n t since 1941, has m a r k e d the beginning of the Christmas season In the Holland a r e a community for several years. Participating groups will Include the Hope College Chorus, Chapel Choir, Symphonette and Brass Ensemble.
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Hope Football in Playoffs C o u r t e s y of t h e H o l l a n d Se n t in e l Hope College has not only been awarded an NCAA Division III football playoff bid. ; The Flying Dutchmen also have been selected to host a first round game Saturday against three-time defending national champion Augustana of Rock Island. 111. The contest will begin at 12:30 p.m. at the Holland Municipal Stadium. Reserved seat tickets will cost $6, general admission $5 and Hope students $3. Prices are stipulated by the NCAA so no regular
season passes will be honored for the game. Tickets will go on sale at the Dow Center Thursday and Friday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. "I'm happy for my players and coaches and the community that we live in," said Hope coach Ray Smith. " I ' m especially pleased to play the g a m e in front of the home folks." The Vikings possess the nation's longest unbeaten streak at 46 games. This season they are 8-0-1, having tied Elmhurst, 111. 0-0 in their season opener. "They run out of a wing-T offense," Smith said. "They're very strong, especially defensi-
vely against the rush." Augustana's defense is ranked No. 1 among the nation's 206 Division III schools. "They're probably one of best teams we've played in a number of y e a r s , " said Smith. Last season, the Vikings beat Albion of the MIAA 26-10 and in 1983 they edged Adrian 22-21. Both of those first round games were played in Rock Island, 111. The only other time an MIAA school has reached post-season play w a s in 1977, when Albion lost to Minnesota-Morris in the first round, 13-10. So this is the first time an MIAA school has hosted an NCAA football playoff game.
Hope director of college relations Tom Renner felt the Flying Dutchmen secured the home site because they submitted a better proposed budget. The school's history of attendance in NCAA basketball t o u r n a m e n t s it hosted in 1982 and 1983 also may have helped. The Flying Dutchmen were selected to the tournament ahead of Denison University of Ohio (91) because t h a t team lost to DePauw 20-0 while Hope defeated DePauw 21-13. Members of the selection committee were Tom Mont, athletic director at D e P a u w ; Larry Kindbom, football coach at Kenyon, Ohio; Frank Joranko, AD at Al-
bion College; David Mauer, AD at Wittenberg, Ohio; and J.R. Bishop, football coach at Wheaton. 111. If Hope wins Saturday, it would f a c e the winner of the DaytonMount Union, Ohio g a m e on Saturday, Nov. 29. The winner of that contest would face the West Regional champion, which could be Central College of Pella, Iowa — a sister school of Hope's in the Reformed Church in America. Incidentally, Central president Ken Weller is a f o r m e r assistant football coach at Hope and Central .coach Ron Schipper is a Hope graduate.
Dutchmen to Swim for 2nd Title Coming off their most successful season ever, the Hope College men's swimming team launches its 1986-87 campaign Saturday, November 22 with a non-league dual meet at Wheaton College The Flying Dutchmen this season will be defending their MIAA crown while seeking to improve their standing among NCAA Division III teams.
three seniors. The t e a m is led by allAmerican Rob Peel who over the last two seasons has been a NCAA medal winner in seven events. Last y e a r he was third in the nation in the 50 yard freestyle and fourth in both the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle. Peel holds the MIAA record in all three of those reces and during last y e a r ' s conference championship meet he received the gold medal in five events.
Last year coach John Patnott's Dutchmen dethroned perennial league power Kalamazoo CoUege with a team that included only one senior. Nine school records were broken a s Hope went undefeated in MIAA dual meets, ended Kalamazoo's 14-year hold on the league title by winning the conference meet, and finished 117th in the nation.
Other returning veterans include all-MIAA juniors Kirt Van Overen and Dirk Van Putten. Senior Marcel Sales was a member of the Hope 800-yard freestyle relay team that qualified for the national meet last year.
This year the team returns 15 lettermeii. the pru-season roster consists of six fresnmen, six sophomores H g H 'uniors and
Keturning s w i m m e r s who heid Hope records include sophomore Todd Van Appledorn, 400-yard individual medley and sophomore Geof Greeneisen, 100-yard and
200-yard bacKstroke. Sophomore Matt Weigle swam a leg on Hope's MIAA-record 400-yard freestyle tearp
This year s team *vill be facecj with the challenge of replacing multi-talented Pete Tilden who was the MIAA's most valuable swimmer for two vean; r a t i u a ^ y s me Uuin will be able to field legitimate diving entries for the First time in several years. Among newcomers expected to bolster the team is junior Dan Kieft who has tranferred f r o m E a s t e r n Michigan University where he was a scholarshipped Division I swimmer. 2
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College ' / I T e s its women's swimm ng s ison by trying to avenge i on loss of a MIAA in r e b o u n d i n g w h i l e s year ago with a nun-It. gue dual Marsman was sixth. • Junior J i m Klunder a v e r a g e d ^ meet Saturday (Nov. 22) at Wheaton College. 10.6 points a game, nearly all o f f ^ Last year Wheaton defeated the bench as a non-starter. He® Hope 67-46 in a season-opening shot an excellent 54 percent from® meet. The Flying Dutch went on the floor, many from outside. • to defeat seven other opponents in dual meet competition, win the MIAA c h a m p i o n s h i p f o r a B r i n g i n g d e p t h t o t h e # seventh consecutive year and backcourt will be e T ' s o p h o m o r e # finish sixth in the NCAA Division Tim Dennison, 6*3" junior G r e g # III n a t i o n a l c h a m p i o n s h i p s . Mitchell, and B'S" junior R o n # Wheaton ended 18th at the naWinowiecki. Each started for t h e # tional meet. Dutchmen at one point last y e a r . # Hope has been the dominant Dennison was credited with 101 # team in MIAA women's swimmassists while Winowiecki was t h e ^ ing in recent years. At last t e a m ' s l e a d i n g f r e e t h r o w n year's MIAA championship meet shooter at 85 percent. • the Flying Dutch won every • relay r ace and took firsts in 10 of 15 individual events. The t e a m ' s Junior center Matt Strong J came on strong late last y e a r # finish at nationals was the best ever for a MIAA team. after recovering from a pre- # This y e a r ' s team includes six season injury. The 6 7 " Strong # shot an outstanding 68 percent # swimmers-divers who qualified from the floor. * for last y e a r ' s national championship meet. F o u r of them earned all-MIAA honors. The team is led by sophomore The Dutchmen will play i n ^ Shelly Russell of Battle Creek t h r e e t o u r n a m e n t s t h i s ^ (Lakeview HS) and junior Jenseason—the tipoff classic a t ^ nifer Straley of Flushing (Flint Rockford, a home and away® Powers HS). T h a n k s g i v i n g t o u r n e y in® Russell last year was a medal cooperation with Calvin o n # winner in three individual races November 28-29, and a holiday® and on two relay t e a m s at the tournament at Allegheny College® NCAA Division III national in Pennsylvania on J a n u a r y 2-3. T championships. She finished third in the nation in the 500-yard Three Hope games will b e ^ freestyle and 1650-yard freestyle t e l e v i s e d live this s e a s o n : • and was seventh in the 200-yard She was the conJanuary 7 at home versus A l m a , ^ freestyle. January 28 at Calvin, and t h e ^ f e r e n c e c h a m p i o n in t h r e e season-ending F e b r u a r y home® events. g a m e against Calvin. All Hope® Straley, a two-time all-MIAA games will be broadcast b y # performer who was voted the WHTC-AM (1450). • league's most valuable swimmer last year, was sixth at the NCAA
Hope opeii* iu> dccisuii uy comp e t i n g in a tournament Friday _and Saturday, November 21-22 at J l o c k f o r d College.
• • A young but experienced Hope • t e a m will be seeking to regain • t h e MIAA title Isot to arch rival •Calvin a year ago.
• • The pre-season roster does not J h a v e one senior, but each of the # s e v e n varsity returnees saw cons i d e r a b l e action a year ago as ^Hope finished in second place in # t h e MIAA (8-4) and posted an •overall 15-9 m a r k .
Injuries and inexperience contributed to a slow start last year # a s the Dutchmen lost five of thei # first nine games, but the Dutc h m e n c a m e on strong at mid# season by posting 11 wins in their # remaining 15 games. #
• "We have the potential of being • a good team in 86-87 and into the • f u t u r e , " observes coach Glenn • V a n Wieren who is beginning his •10th season at the helm of the •Dutchmen • Co-captains a r e juniors Bill • V a n d e r b i l t and Todd Marsman. • A y e a r ago the Marsman • a v e r a g e d 11.8 points a g a m e and •blocked a team-high 63 shots. He • i s coming off an ankle injury this •past summer. J Vanderbilt, who is also a starr i n g end on MIAA champion , # H o p e s football team, averaged # 1 0 points a g a m e last year and # l e d the squads in rebounds at 7.1 # p e r contest. He was second in the
meet in the 100-yard and 200-yard freestyle and eighth in the 500yard freestyle. A versatile swimmer, Straley was the conference c h a m p i o n in t h e 100-yard breastroke and 200-yard butterfly. Other r e t u r n i n g all-MIAA honorees a r e sophomore Martha Camp of Birmingham (Seaholm HS) and junior diver Karla Koops of Holland (Holland Christian HS). Swimmers who were m e m b e r s of MIAA champion relay teams last year include sophomore Karen Rubin of Kentwood (East Kentwood HS) and junior Kaarli B e r g m a n of G r a n d R a p i d s (Grand Rapids Central HS). Each earned ail-American honors as m e m b e r s of medal winning t e a m s at the NCAA meet. Koops and sophomore Diane Vos of Zeeland (Zeeland HA) will be seeking to again qualify for the NCAA meet. Last year
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by Ben Hanneman Sports Editor F o r the first time since 1980 V Holland Country Club was tlu site for the running of the Great Lakes Regional Cross Country championship. Entered in the race were 23 t e a m s from various colleges and u n i v e r s ^ i e s around Indiana, Ohio, an-i Michigan. This year . Marcel Stephens wun the race just ah^ad of Lindsey Dood who finished at 27:24. F i e s h m a n Brian Whitmore was the second Hope finisher with a time of 27:57. Despite the strong finish the men fell short of a trip to the Nationals by just three points. Case
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Koops was 12th at nationals on the one-meter board while Vos was 19th. Four Hope swimmers were r e c o g n i z e d for c o m b i n i n g academic excellence with swimm i n g p r o w e s s by b e i n g d e s i g n a t e d A c a d e m i c AilAmericans by the College Swimming Coaches Association. Honored were 1986 graduate Connie K r a m e r of Grandville, Bergman, Rubin and Straley. 'Our challenge this y e a r will be to place swimmers in every event,' said Patnott. 'We seem to have alot of talent in the freestyle events; some of these swimmers a r e going to have to learn other strokes if we are going to m a k e another run at the conference championship.' Hope will have a busy home schedule this year, hosting both the MIAA Relays (Dec. 6) and MIAA Championships (Feb. 2628). Four of the t e a m ' s seven dual meets will be at home.
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GPS from p. 9 H i g h l i g h t s of r e c e n t e n g a g e m e n t s in the United States included his debut with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Ravinia Festival playing the Tchalikovasky Concerto; a special all-Brahms c h a m b e r music concert of Lincoln Center at Avery Fisher Hall with the Juilliard Orchestra. Last s u m m e r he participated in the Seattle Chamber Music Festival and the premiere season of Vancouver's festival. He also returned a s a guest artist to the Aspen Music Festival. An artist with an unusually diverse repertoire, McDuffie recently performed the Bach "Concerto for Two Violins" at Lincoln Center and also gave the world premiere of American composer David Diamond's "Second Violin Sonata," written for and dedicated to Robert McDuffie, at the Library of Congress In Washington, D.C. An active chamber music participant, he has performed with such colleagues as cellist Nathaniel Rosen, violinist Yehudl Menuhln, and pianists Mlsha Dlchter and Lilian Kallir. McDuffie is a graduate of the Juillard School of Music In New York, where he studied with the renouwned teacher, Dorothy DeLay. American-born, Briccetti has conducted the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra, the National Orchestra of Luxembourg, the Danish State Orchestra, the Czech Philharmonic and the Na-
tional Orchestra of Costa Rica. In A m e r i c a h i s g u e s t appearances have included the Rochester Philharmonic, Louisville O r c h e s t r a , T u l s a P h i l h a r m o n i c , Detroit Symphony and the Cleveland Orchestra. His conducting career began in Florida in 1963 when he became m u s i c d i r e c t o r of the St. P e t e r s b u r g S u m p h o n y Orchestra. He was later appointed associate conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, In 1970 was named music director of the Fort Wayne Philharmonic and In 1972 became music director for the Cleveland Institute of Music's University Circle Orchestra. From 1975 to 1984 he was music director of the Omaha Symphony. Briccetti Is also a noteworthy composer having received the Prix de Rome, a National Endowment for the Arts commission to write a violin concerto, and two Ford Foundation Composer's Fellowships. He attended the E a s t m a n School of Music and Columbia University. Future Great Performance Series events will Include the Grand Rapids Symphony Orchestra and Symphonic Choir in a presentation of Mendelssohn's Eligah on february 9, a onewomen portrayal of the life of Emily Dickinson by L a u r a Whyte on March 17-18 and a concert by internationally acclaimed organist Michael Geilit on April 10.
Fair to be Nov. 24 The First Annual Summer Camp and Ministries Recruitment F a i r will be held November 24, 9:30am-4:00pm, in the Maas Conference Center. The goal of the fair is to provide students with an assortment of ideas for summer work as well as other types of Christian ministry.
to schedule conflicts. The fair will allow students to drop in on the way to lunch, pick up applications for c a m p and miniFiries work, and generally givf a broad overview of what is available to students. Students may pick up applications for Gran-Hill Ranch, Camp Fowler, and Camp Geneva now, in the Chaplain's office, and may then A c c o r d i n g t o C h a p l a i n Interview f o r p o s i t i o n s on VanHeest, 'The hope Is for November 24. students to be more aware of the Some of the camps which will many opportunities available be participating Include: Camp and to make choices early about Fowler, Manitoqua Ministries, summer employment.' Many of Camp Shalom, Cran-Hlll Ranch, the camps that will attend the Camp Geneva, Warwick Confair have previously come to ference Center, Inspiration Hills, Hope on an Individual basis. This Laurel Pines Camp, YWCA has proved to be ineffective Camp Newago, Camp Henery, because many students miss and BCM International. talking with representatives due T h e important thing,' says
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