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Safe and sound? ^ Hope and Holland communities gather to show support for area homeless. JULIE G R E E N staff reporter

Dating Doctor leads final Greek Week event Campusbeat, page 2.

Wilh w h i l e slick c a n d l e s p u s h e d i h r o u g h ihe b o l l o m s of p a p e r cups, a s m a l l g r o u p g a t h e r e d u n d e r ihe pavilion in C e n l e n n i a ! Park o n T h u r s d a y , Nov. 12. A variety of children and adulls lil iheir c a n d l e s lo begin ihe Third A n nual C a n d l e l i g h t Vigil, in h o p e s lo raise a w a r e n e s s of h o m e l e s s n e s s . T h e vigil began wilh a prayer and a small discussion on h o m e l e s s n e s s . W h i l e m o s t p e o p l e m a y realize it ex-

Yearbook staff deals with publication set backs Campusbeat, page 3.

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lent it is. At this time, all of H o l l a n d ' s transitional h o u s i n g and e m e r g e n c y shelters are full. D u r i n g e a c h night in M i c h i g a n , m o r e than 10,000 p e o p l e s l e e p in e m e r g e n c y shelters. Possibly

is nine. T w o f a m i l i e s , both with small chil-

served a variety of ethnic foods at the annual

dren s p o k e to the g r o u p . B o t h families had b e e n p r e v i o u s l y h o m e l e s s .

campus beat editor

W h i l e o n - c a m p u s c r i m e has b e e n relatively low in c o m p a r i s o n to past years, ils e f f e c t s were recently felt by the K a p p a Delta Chi sorority.

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

c a m p u s formal lo find several items

b a c k on her feet. "Wilh all that w e ' v e been through,"

stolen. " T h e r e w a s no e v i d e n c e of the

G e g i n a said, "they still k e e p u p their

b r e a k - i n f r o m the o u t s i d e of the

g o o d g r a d e s and d o all they can to be

Contributons of AC VanRaalte highlighted Spotlight, page 8.

" W e are out there struggling j u s t a little bit h a r d e r lo m a k e e n d s m e e t , "

Hope basketball prepares for a new season

Sports, p a g e 11,12.

m i s s i n g that were related to the specific sorority, s uch as pictures. W h i l e Public S a f e t y has not deter-

investigation will c o n t i n u e , " said Tom Renner, Director o f Public Relations. N o n e of the residents' personal items were reported miss-

mined w h o is r e s p o n -

ing or d a m a g e d , alt h o u g h the s o r o r i t y

sible for the inci-

did notice thai s o m e of the " h i d d e n " pict u r e s had b e e n lorn

dent.

the

investigation will continue to

KAX

and bent. Renner

stressed

that one of the lead-

h o u s e , " said K a p p a Chi President

ing iheories behind the theft is that it is a p o s s i b l e fraternal prank. He also

good kids."

Teresa M u s s e l m a n ( ' 9 9 ) . " W e f o u n d

of the ilems were f o u n d to h a y e been

said that the general sentiment was that

G e g i n a a d d r e s s e d the c o m m o n m y t h that m o s t h o m e l e s s are d r u n k ,

the items t o be m i s s i n g as soon as we

hidden in the c o t t a g e .

or lazy, or both.

entered the h o u s e . "

" S o m e items are still m i s s i n g s o the

D A N A LAMERS infocus editor

equately prepare them for college-level

w r i t i n g , e x p l o r i n g the c o l l e g e ' s re-

Ihinking. T h e s e m i n a r s are t w o credit hour c o u r s e s , taught by e a c h s t u d e n t s '

s o u r c e s and critical r e a d i n g and ques-

T h o s e involved in the first s e m e s t e r

homeless, because I d i d n ' t want lo pul m e and my kids in that p o s i t i o n , " she

of r e q u i r e d First Year S e m i n a r s a r e stepping back to lake a look at their

" T h i s class c a m e out of the r e c o g n i tion that th6 kinds of skills we e x p e c t

said. v Wilh closing w o r d s , G e g i n a chal-

experiences. T h e addition of First Year S e m i n a r s ( F Y S ) w a s the m o s t significant cur-

students to h a v e , they d i d n ' t , but that is b e c a u s e s t u d e n t s d i d n ' t h a v e a c h a n c e to d e v e l o p t h e m , " said M a u r a

riculum c h a n g e of the 1998-99 school

Reynolds, director of A c a d e m i c Advising and F Y S Coordinator.

more VIGIL, on 3

more KAPPA CMI on 3

First Year Seminars undergo review

small children, agreed with G e g i n a . "I d i d n ' t w a n t to think of m y s e l f as

lenged the small g r o u p s holding the glittering c a n d l e s b e f o r e their faces. "If w e can h e l p those all the w a y

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Nov. 14.

be carried out. Upon the initial investigation, s o m e

she said. Loretta, a single mother wilh f o u r

Sports,

('01)

Food Fair on Saturday,

M a n y items w e r e d i s c o v e r e d to be SARA E LAMERS

T h e first w o m a n . G e g i n a , had t w o

Volleyball e n d s season at Nationals

International

S o r o r i t y angered by r e c e n t t h e f t

On Sunday, Nov. 15, residents of the Kappa Chi house returned from an off-

Photo Courtmsy Hop* Co!logo Collodion of lti» Joiol Atehtwa of Holland

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ists. many m a y not realize n o w preva-

the m o s t s h o c k i n g fact of all is that the a v e r a g e age of a h o m e l e s s person

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year. T h e c l a s s is a i m e d at d e v e l o p i n g skills in students tfiat will m o r e ad-

a c a d e m i c advisor.

L i k e any s e m i n a r , the c l a s s e s a r e d i s c u s s i o n - d r i v e n , wilh e m p h a s i s on

tioning. " I t ' s a g o o d w a y to integrate into c o l l e g e l i f e , " said K e l l y S m a l l e g a n ( ' 0 2 ) , w h o is enrolled in " T h e Wilding o f A m e r i c a " F Y S , t a u g h t by D o n L u i d e n s , of the sociology d e p a r t m e n t . A pilot year of First Year S e m i n a r w a s i m p l e m e n t e d last fall, with only six s e c t i o n s of s e m i n a r s available for s t u d e n t s w h o c h o s e to enroll in one. more FYS on 6

N e w program hopes to increase campus diversity s p e c i f i c residence hall, which has not

of the P h e l p s S c h o l a r s P r o g r a m ,

jority students. T h e s t u d e n t s involved

X i F F A N Y RIPPER staff reporter

yet been c h o s e n , the f r e s h m a n students involved in ihis program will be

" R o o t e d in t h i s c o m m i t m e n t , t h e P h e l p s Scholars P r o g r a m is an ethni-

will h a v e m a d e a c o n s c i e n c e c h o i c e to

A s H o p e b e g i n s to m a k e c h a n g e s toward ihe p r o m o t i o n of cultural diversity on c a m p u s , a n e w p r o g r a m will go into e f f e c t in the fall of 1999.

required to enroll in one of three FirstYear S e m i n a r s . T h e s e s e m i n a r s will

cally d i v e r s e c o m m u n i t y of students, supported by m e m b e r s of the faculty a n d s t a f f , w h o are p r e p a r i n g t h e m -

T h e P h e l p ' s Scholar Program w a s recently a p p r o v e d by the B o a r d of T r u s t e e s a s part of a larger plan to in-

year, they also must take the IDS 2 0 0 c o u r s e entitled " E n c o u n t e r s with Cultures." T h r o u g h o u t the year there will

crease minority status on c a m p u s . It is d e s i g n e d to f u r t h e r the a w a r e n e s s of students on c a m p u s toward racial

be regular w o r k s h o p m e e t i n g s related

and cultural diversity, a s H o p e College itself is c o m m i t t e d to the understanding of cultural diversity and its value to the students on c a m p u s . In addition to living together in a

be specifically related to cultural diversity. In the spring of their f r e s h m a n

selves for p r o d u c t i v e and r e w a r d i n g lives of leadership and service in a culturally d i v e r s e society." A l t h o u g h students of cultural diversity will be targeted, it will not be a

be i n v o l v e d . " G r e e n also said that students will be e s p e c i a l l y targeted for the n e w prog r a m if they are i n t e r e s t e d in H o p e C o l l e g e , they like w h a t they see at Hope, believe H o p e C o l l e g e has real o p p o r t u n i t i e s and they want a real e m phasis to be on cultural diversity. " W e are trying to provide the oppor-

lo the s e m i n a r s and cultural classes that the students are taking. In t h e fall o f 1999, p e r s p e c t i v e

matter of segregation.

tunity for s t u d e n t s to get to know those

" S o m e s t u d e n t s d o n ' t find a nitch w h e r e they feel like they b e l o n g , " said

w h o are d i f f e r e n t f r o m t h e m , " Green said. " W e will talk about s o m e basic

H o p e students will be given the opp o r t u n i t y t o a p p l y f o r the P h e l p s

Charles G r e e n . Director of the P h e l p s Scholar P r o g r a m . " T h i s is not a pro-

transition to college, and we will also be talking a b o u t intercultural c o m m u -

Scholars P r o g r a m . . A c c o r d i n g to the m o s t recent draft

gram for just students of color. Expect a majority of these students lo be m a -

nication." more SCMOLAR on 3


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C a m p u s Beat

campus briefs Student Congress to hold food drive S u i d c n l C o n g r e s s will h o l d ils

g o o d s will be s e n t to p r o v i d e relief

a n n u a l f o o d d r i v e in p r e p a r a t i o n for

for A m e r i c a n Red C r o s s w o r k e r s in

i h c u p c o m i n g T h a n k s g i v i n g holid a y b c l w e e n M o n d a y , Nov. 23 a n d

Honduras. "We will m o s t likely w o r k w i t h International Aid, w h o will send the

W e d n e s d a y . Nov. 25. " T h e r e is a l w a y s a need f o r f o o d for n e e d y f a m i l i e s a n d w e w a n i lo give p e o p l e s o m e l h i n g lo be i h a n k -

Movember

Final G r e e k W e e k event raises m o n e y for charity LESLIE MERRIMEN staff reporter

food to a r e a s that w e r e hit t h e h a r d -

Going once, going twice, sold!

est by H u r r i c a n e M i t c h . " said Kris M c K e e ( ' 9 9 ) of S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s *

final e v e n t 10 w r a p - u p G r e e k Week.

T h e D a t e N i g h t A u c t i o n w a s the

Task F o r c e C o m m i t t e e . In the past. S l u d e n l C o n g r e s s h a s

The

d o n a t e d the items to local f o o d b a n k s , bul this y e a r d e c i d e d lo Iry

Council. S 3 4 0 w a s raised at t h e e v e n t . All

somelhing new. " W e d e c i d e d as a c o m m i t t e e that

p r o c e e d s will g o lo W o m e n in Tran-

All n o n - p e r i s h a b l e items are w e l c o m e , s u c h as c a n n e d a n d b o x e d

w e w o u l d d o s o m e t h i n g that w o u l d

" W e d e c i d e d il w o u l d be b e n e f i -

goods. The evenl

of

h e l p not only our i m m e d i a t e c o m munity bul the c o m m u n i t y around

cial to give il lo a local g r o u p s o lhal we would k n o w w h e r e the

Congress's November Service

t h e w o r l d , " said S l u d e n l C o n g r e s s

m o n e y w o u l d be g o i n g , " said P a n -

E v e m I l l s h o p e d that the c o l l e c t e d

President Dana Maroll ('99).

H e l l i n i c P r e s i d e n t Sara V a n H o o s e ( ' 9 9 ) . " W e feel greal w e c o u l d g i v e

ful f o r , " said Kelly M o r r i s o n ( ' 0 1 ) of S l u d e n l C o n g r e s s . C o l l e c i i o n bins will he located in boih P h e l p s a n d C o o k c a f e t e r i a s , in the D e W i l l l o b b y and in t h e c h a p e l .

will

be

pari

S A C h o n o r e d for its a c h e i v e m e n t s Hope's Social Activities C o m m i l e e (SAC) recently received

p u b l i c i t y " for ils a d v e r t i s i n g m a g -

s e v e r a l a w a r d s and r e c o g n i t i o n s ai

nets. " I t ' s a l w a y s been A n n e ' s philoso-

the G r e a l L a k e s R e g i o n a l C o n f e r -

p h y . a n d S A C ' s as w e l l , l h a l w e

e n c e o f t h e N a t i o n a l A s s o c i a t i o n of C a m p u s A c t i v i t i e s w h i c h w a s held

d o n ' l d o t h i n g s f o r a w a r d s b u l for

f r o m O c t . 2 9 lo N o v . 1. S A C w a s a w a r d e d first p l a c e in

of h e l p i n g o t h e r s " said J e n n y Trask ( ' 0 0 ) . S l u d e n l D i r e c t o r of S A C . "Il

' t h e m e p u b l i c i t y " for ils 1997 Ori-

is nice lo be r e c o g n i z e d t h o u g h . "

p e r s o n a l g r a t i f i c a t i o n and the i d e a

e n t a l i o n p r o g r a m t h e m e , first p l a c e

F o r m e r D i r e c t o r of S l u d e n l A c -

for " m u l t i - c o l o r p o s t e r " for its pro-

tivities A n n e B a k k e r - G r a s w a s also a w a r d e d the N A C A " H a l l of F a m e

m o t i o n of the 1997 L a s Vegas N i g h t e v e n l , first p l a c e in " n o n - p o s l e r

A w a r d " for her w o r k w i t h S A C .

T i c k e t s f o r ihe a n n u a l C h r i s t m a s V e s p e r s will g o on sale to ihe p u b lic on S a t u r d a y . N o v . 21 b e g i n n i n g at 9 a . m . at t h e S l u d e n l U n i o n D e s k in t h e D e W i l l C e n l e r . T h o s e inleres led in a t l e n d i n g the e v e n l are e n c o u r a g e d lo b u y t i c k e t s early, d u e lo the f a c t lhal they tend

T i c k e t s will be a v a i l a b l e f o r $5 e a c h , w i t h a limit of f o u r tickets per p e r s o n . N o t e l e p h o n e o r d e r s will be excepted. T h e p e r f o r m a c e will lake p l a c e o n S a t u r d a y , D e c . 5 at 8 p . m . a n d a l s o o n S u n d a y , D e c . 6 at 2, 4 : 3 0 a n d 8 p.m. All p e r f o r m a n c e s will be h e l d in D i m n e n l M e m o r i a l C h a p e l .

to sell out early.

Education d e p a r t m e n t accredidated T h e E d u c a t i o n D e p a r t m e n t re-

lion of t h e high level of p r o f e s s i o n -

cenlly received accrcdidalion from

alism and e x p e r t i s e of the e d u c a t i o n

ihe

faculty." Approximately 500 schools have

National

Council

for

A c c r c d i d a l i o n of T e a c h e r E d u c a tion. "This accrcdidalion s h o w s lhal w e h a v e m e t a very d e m a n d i n g e x lernal s t a n d a r d a n d h a v e d e m o n strated ihe quality of l e a r n i n g a n d p r e p a r a t i o n f o r l e a c h i n g that o u r s t u d e n t s r e c e i v e , " said Dr. N a n c y Miller, Dean for the Social Scie n c e s . " B e y o n d lhal, i t ' s an i n d i c a -

r

received this a c c r c d i d a l i o n a f t e r

was

sponsored

by

sition, a local charity. .

lo s o m e o n e w h o n e e d s il." David Coleman, otherwise k n o w n as " T h e Dating D o c t o r , " w a s t h e M a s t e r of C e r e m o n i e s a n d k e p t ihe a u d i e n c e l a u g h i n g with his jokes. " D a v e C o l e m a n did a great j o b a n d I ' m really glad lhal w e c o u l d raise s o m u c h m o n e y , " V a n H o o s e said. He dared audience m e m b e r s to g i v e h i m a p i c k - u p l i n e s l h a l he could not finish. For e v e r y o n e pickup line that he did not k n o w , tion. T w o m e m b e r s f r o m e a c h sorority a n d fraternity strutted iheir s t u f f ,

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a u d i e n c e r o a r i n g as he d a n c e d a n d

dine their h i g h e s t bidder.

clothing. Nevertheless, "Dano" was only bought for $10 dollars.

Girls d o u b l e d - u p and were auc-

D e l p h i d u o w h i c h r a i s e d $ 3 5 dollars. Cenlurian Chris Anapolis ('99) kept t h e e x c i t e m e n t rolling a n d ihe

by A p r i l G r e e r

F O R S A L E : Phelps Hall was filled with anxious students awaiting the opportunity to land their Greek of choice at the annual Greek Life Date Night Auction.

d a n c e d to t h e i r f a v o r i t e s o n g , a n d revealed how they would wine and

tioned off as p a i r s lo a l u c k y suitor. T h e highest bid w e n t to the d y n a m i c

pUolo

r e m o v e d his mulliple layers of

M a c k a y . the shirtless C o s m o p o l i t a n f r a t e r n i t y b r o t h e r s . T h e y w e r e purc h a s e d f o r $ 5 0 d o l l a r s by a "mys- v

Michael " N o r m " M c C u n e ('99),

tery l a d y " also. T h e h i g h e s t b i d d e r w o n a night

of ihe K n i c k e r b o c k e r fraternity, w a s

out to H o p e ' s V e g a s C a s i n o night

p u r c h a s e d for $ 3 0 dollars by a " m y s t e r y l a d y " in the a u d i e n c e .

w i t h their p u r c h a s e d d r e a m d a t e . G i f t c e r t i f i c a t e s w e r e d o n a t e d by

Lastly, t h e h i g h e s t bid w e n t to Brent R o w e ( ' 9 9 ) and ('01) Drew

local r e s t a u r a n t s s u c h as R o s i t a ' s , Alpen Rose, and J P ' s C o f f e e .

Vegas N i g h t t o provide a m i x of cash, prizes, and e n t e r t a i n m e n t

m e e t i n g the r e q u i r e m e n t s set u p by ihe organization. S u c h s c h o o l s m u s t e n s u r e that

JULIE GREEN staff reporter

T h e c o l o r s g r e e n a n d p u r p l e will

i n s t r u c t i o n , and m u s t p r e p a r e t h e m to l e a c h s t u d e n t s f r o m d i v e r s e back-

b e g i n t h e t r a n s f o r m a t i o n of P h e l p s D i n i n g Hall i n t o a M a r d i s G r a s

grounds.

t o w n to c e l e b r a t e this y e a r ' s Vegas N i g h t . O n the night of Friday, Nov.

We w i s h t o a p o l o g i z e t o s t u d e n t s u s i n g o u r Allergy Clinic t h i s s e m e s t e r f o r a n y i n c o n v e n i e n c e s c a u s e d by o u r c h a n g e A l t h o u g h t h e Clinic will c o n t i n u e o n W e d n e s d a y s

f o r t h e r e s t of t h e s e m e s t e r , w e will r e t u r n ( b y p o p u l a r d e m a n d ) t o a T u e s d a y m o r n i n g A l l e r g y Clinic.

We irTvite you back! Don't forget the Health Clinic s other services... •Nurse, Nurse Practioner, and MD visits...fret of charge •Women's Health exams • £"1 ^ •Registered Dietician consults. - ^ f ^ •STD counseling and testing ' 2M •Pregnancy counseling and testing •Immunizations

...and more!

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il the p r i z e s c a n be p u r c h a s e d . " H o w y o u get prizes is by w i n ning the g a m e s . You a c t u a l l y buy

s u b j e c t m a i l e r c o n t e n t is a priority, that s t u d e n t s c a n use t e c h n o l o g y in

An apology and an invitation

in Clinic d a y s .

evenl

P a n h e l l e n i c a n d ihe I n t e r - f r a t e r n i t y

Coleman added a $5 dollar dona-

T i c k e t s o n sale for annual Vespers

I 8, I 9 9 8

2 0 . P h e l p s will host c a s i n o g a m e s , fake m o n e y and big prizes. "Il w a s started a s a large e v e n l

ihe p r i z e s , " T r a s k said. R a n g i n g in s i z e , t h e p r i z e s inc l u d e T - s h i r t s , art w o r k , m o v i e s , T h e b i g g e s t p r i z e is a i r i p t o D i s n e y World. That trip will be

this years M a r d i s G r a s t h e m e w i t h s u c h things as

given

12:30

out a l c o h o l , " said S A C S l u d e n l Di-

a.m., a n d ihe w i n n e r

b e g i n at 7 p . m . " I t ' s g o i n g to be very festive with a lot of b e a d s a n d b a l l o o n s a n d s t r e a m e r s , " T r a s k said. T h e c a s i n o a r e a will h a v e m u l -

then, c o n t i n u i n g until 1:00 a . m . "In the p a s t a lot of p e o p l e w o r e f o r m a l c l o t h e s , " T r a s k said. "Last

for the c a m p u s lo h a v e to p r o m o t e

D o w n B o u r b o n Slreel this year, will

T h e g a m b l i n g f e s t i v i t i e s e n d at 11:00 p.m., b u l a d a n c e will be held

y e a r w a s u n i q u e b e c a u s e of t h e 'TO's t h e m e . " S t u d e n t s c a n d r e s s for

activities, a way to h a v e fun w i i h -

g o e r w i t h $ 5 0 0 in fake m o n e y . Vegas Nighl. entitled Dancin'

can be d o n e u p t o five l i m e s . "

and dinner and c o f f e e certificates.

a w a y at a b o u l

rector J e n n y T r a s k . ( 00). T h e tickets, will start of a parly-

another $500," Trask said. "This

b e a d s a n d glitler. T h i s e v e n l is the

must be p r e s e n t lo win.

The

w i n n e r will be able to invite

a

guest and will leave

liple b l a c k j a c k tables, c r a p s tables, a n d various g a m e tables. T h e r e will a l s o be a b i n g o r o o m , r o u l e t t e

here early Ihe f o l l o w i n g S a l u r d a y m o r n ing, a n d be b a c k here by M o n d a y . For those that are not able to m a n -

wheels, and other various wheel g a m e s , s u c h as a c o l o r and m o n e y

a g e t h e i r m o n e y at ihe g a m b l i n g tables, they can buy more fake

wheel. F a k e m o n e y is ihe slake, and with

money. " F o r a dollar a piece y o u c a n gel

b i g g e s t lhal S A C sponsors each year, bul ihey d o n ' l d o it a l l alone. - "We work very closely wilh F o o d Services," Trask said. F o o d services help S A C with the f o o d , the d e c o r a t i o n s a n d wilh Ihe o r g a n i z a t i o n of the evenl. T i c k e t s f o r V e g a s N i g h l can be p u r c h a s e d at the U n i o n D e s k f o r $7 per p e r s o n a n d $ 1 0 per c o u p l e , or c a n be b o u g h t ai the d o o r for $8 per p e r s o n a n d $ 12 p e r c o u p l e .


November

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C a m p u s Beat

H o p e prepares for

Milestone staff responds t o next presidential e r a delay in *98 b o o k p u b l i c a t i o n Campusbeat

Editor

Sara E Lamers

had the opportunity presidential

candidate

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Dr. James

his recent

visit t o

He shared some of his about

environment, he would

to speak with

Hope's

college

contribute

the position

life, and what if chosen for

of president.

Whar are some of the characteristics of Hope that either drew you to Hope or have interested you since your visit? I w c m 10 C e n t r a l C o l l e g e , w h i c h is a s m a l l liberal arls c o l l e g e lhai is s i m i l a r lo H o p e . I feel il g a v e m e a w o n d e r f u l slari on m y life. Il h e l p e d m e lo s e e t h e m a n y p o s s i b i l i t i e s b e f o r e m e a n d e n c o u r a g e d m e to seek out a c a r e e r thai w o u l d suit m e . Il is m y h o p e that s t u d e n t s here w o u l d d o the s a m e thing. I think that H o p e p r o v i d e s t h e m wilh m a n y o p p o r t u n i t i e s a n d 1 f e e l that t h e s e will h e l p t h e m l a u n c h a s t r o n g c a r e e r . I t h i n k it w o u l d be e x c i t i n g for m e to h e l p s t u d e n t s r e a c h t h e p l a c e w h e r e ihey c a n a c h i e v e s o m e t h i n g e x c i t i n g in t h e i r f u t u r e s . What do you feel are some of the important issues on Hope's campus, or that affect all college students in general, that you would address

if chosen

president?

I feel i t ' s i m p o r t a n t lo r e a l i z e h o w the w o r l d is c h a n g i n g . C o m p u t e r s h a v e p l a y e d a k e y role in this. C h a n g e s c a n been seen in a n u m b e r of w a y s - in the w o r k f o r c e , in the e c o n o m y , and in social s i t u a t i o n s . S t u d e n t s n e e d to be p r e p a r e d for ihis c h a n g e a n d

CARRIE A R N O L D staff reporter

The Milestone, h a s been d e l a y e d in ihe p u b l i c a t i o n p r o c e s s and has not

T h e p r o c e s s of p u l l i n g t o g e t h e r the Milestone

page.

yet b e e n r e l e a s e d this a c a d e m i c

is "a l ong, c o m p l i c a t e d ,

T h e 1 9 9 8 Milestone has suf-

year. " I t ' s a m a t t e r lhat is really out of

specialized process," J o h n s o n said.

fered from a c o m b i n a t i o n of

our c o n t r o l , " said Milestone edilorinchiefNikelle Johnson ('99). "We

T h e yearbook

faulty p l a n n i n g and lough lay-

c a n ' t d o a n y t h i n g a b o u t it." T h e d e l a y is d u e t o p r o b l e m s

staff be-

outs which caused much b a c k t r a c k i n g d u r i n g the w o r k pro-

with t h e s e t u p of t h e b o o k at the

gins p l a n ning the next y e a r ' s b o o k o v e r a y e a r in ad-

publishers. The yearbook, which was sup-

v a n c e . T h e r e a r e pictures lo lake,

posed to be released earlier this fall, will not be r e l e a s e d until s o m e t i m e next s e m e s t e r , a l t h o u g h the Milestone staff is u n a b l e to report a specific dale. " T h e 1999 Milestone

are f a m i l i a r w i l h m a n y a r e a s . Many students

on campus

are concerned

with how their

viewpoints and ideas affect the decision making process at the administrative level. How do you hope to include students in this process? In m y o p e n i n g a d d r e s s lo t h e c a m p u s , I stressed t h e i m p o r t a n c e of c o m m u n i c a t i o n a n d I w o u l d e c h o that h e r e . T h e i m p o r t a n c e of

stories lo write, p a g e s to layout, and tasks to divide. T h e staff edits e a c h p a g e b e f o r e it is s e n t lo t h e publisher. All of the p a g e s are s c a n n e d into a c o m p u t e r a n d sent, p a g e by p a g e ,

is c o m i n g

a l o n g w e l l , " J o h n s o n said. " T h e r e are no m a j o r hitches, and w e ' r e d o i n g belter than last y e a r . "

to the p u b l i c a t i o n c o m p a n y . A f t e r the p u b l i s h e r r e c e i v e s t h e last p a g e , il lakes ten w e e k s for the Milestone to get the p r o o f s . T h e n ,

B o u m a - P r e d i g e r a t t e n d e d t h e vigil

T h i s p u s h e d b a c k ihe dale w h e n t h e b o o k w a s sent to t h e publisher, a n d ihis resulted in the d e l a y of ihe b o o k until t h e s p r i n g s e m e s t e r . T h e y e a r b o o k staff r e p o r t s lhat the 1999 Milestone is on s c h e d u l e , and s h o u l d be out nexl fall.

ize exist. M a n y h o m e l e s s live in ihis p a r k ( C e n t e n n i a l Park). I w a l k by

she said. " W e take things for g r a n t e d - h o w m u c h w e pay for school, h o w much we have. These

wilh his w i f e a n d his c h i l d r e n . " I t ' s a f a m i l y t h i n g , " he said.

t h e m on the w a y to w o r k . " S a r a h E s c o t t ' 0 1 c a m e lo the vigil

kids h a v e s o little a n d they a r e so

" T h e s e (the children of G e g i n a a n d L o r e t t a ) a r e s o m e of m y k i d s '

lo raise a w a r e n e s s . " I t ' s i m p o r t a n t lo c o m e a n d hear

happy." W a n t i n g lo h e l p the c o m m u n i t y ,

s c h o o l m a t e s . T h e s e are p e o p l e w h o

the families a n d see t h e m , " s h e said.

Escott has c o m e up with some

are my neighbors." Bouma-Prediger and his wife

" I ' m in H a b i t a t f o r H u m a n i t y . I t ' s a

h a v e been i n v o l v e d w i t h the h o m e -

c o m m u n i t y . W e d o n ' t r e a l i z e all

ideas. "I t h i n k it w o u l d be g r e a t if w e c o u l d h a v e a d a y care [at H o p e ) . Il

less for a n u m b e r of y e a r s .

t h a t ' s g o i n g on a r o u n d u s . " E s c o t t is e s p e c i a l l y s e n s i t i v e to

w o u l d be a n e x a m p l e a n d c o n n e c t

" W e w o r k e d at a h o m e l e s s s h e l ter w h e n w e w e r e seminary slu-

the a f f e c t s of h o m e l e s s n e s s on chil-

munity."

c o n s i d e r ihis to be a s e r i o u s i s s u e . " P u b l i c S a f e t y s t r e s s e d they will

time for m e to connect wilh our

KAPPA CHI from I il w a s not d o n e by s o m e o n e out-

lers t h r o u g h o u t the fall. Public

side of H o p e ' s c a m p u s , a l t h o u g h this will not be ruled out.

S a f e t y is t r y i n g to be very s e n s i t i v e in d e a l i n g wilh this i s s u e . "

m o s t e f f i c i e n t w a y of d o i n g t h i n g s .

o r g a n i z a t i o n , " said A m a n d a B l a c k ( ' 9 9 ) , c o - e d i t o r of t h e Milestone.

d r e n . " T h e b i g g e s t p r o b l e m is they h a v e n o w h e r e to s e n d their k i d s , "

liberal arls c o l l e g e c a n be d e f i n e d as a sort of c o n v e r s a t i o n itself. I feel s t u d e n t s v o i c e s need lo be h e a r d a n d I h o p e that o c c u r s at H o p e . I d o n ' t k n o w a lot of the s t r u c t u r a l d e t a i l s of h o w v a r i o u s

" I f o n e p e r s o n tries lo d o all of the w o r k , il s c r e w s u p the w h o l e

d e n t s , " he said. " H o m e l e s s n e s s is a p r o b l e m m a n y p e o p l e d o n ' t real-

c o n v e r s a t i o n is that e v e r y o n e s h o u l d be i n c l u d e d . I feel that a

o r g a n i z a t i o n s o p e r a t e at H o p e , but I feel that I w o u l d look at h o w s u c h t h i n g s a r e c a r r i e d out a n d then h e l p s t u d e n l s d e c i d e on the

cess.

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a broad o u t l o o k on t h e w o r l d . H e r e s t u d e n t s a n d f a c u l t y w o r k

ing. t o be f l e x i b l e , and to w o r k in t e a m s . T h i s is i m p o r t a n t b e c a u s e the w o r k f o r c e is l o o k i n g f o r i n l e r d i s c i p l i n a r y p e o p l e that

not f i x e d on t h e first r o u n d of editing. O n aver age, the y e a r b o o k staff s p e n d s five lo ten h o u r s on e a c h

help o u r o w n ? " s h e said. Hope College professor Steven

u n e x p e c t e d s i t u a t i o n s . S u c h e d u c a t i o n also p r e p a r e s s t u d e n t s by l e a c h i n g t h e m h o w to read lexts c a r e f u l l y , to read f o r u n d e r s t a n d -

a g a i n lo m a k e l a s t - m i n u t e c o r r e c t i o n s a n d correct e r r o r s that w e r e

1972, t h e y e a r b o o k w a s a l m o s t a y e a r late in both c a s e s .

a c r o s s the ocean, then w h y c a n ' t w e

e d u c a t i o n g i v e s will h e l p s t u d e n t s relale better in u n f a m i l i a r o r

at H o p e . In 1991, the Milestone did not a r r i v e until s p r i n g . In 1930 a n d

the staff m u s t g o o v e r e v e r y p a g e

S o m e t h i n g is m i s s i n g f r o m Hope's campus. Hope's yearbook.

that is w h e r e e d u c a t i o n c o m e s into play. E d u c a t i o n is a b o u t p r e p a r i n g for t h e f u t u r e a n d a liberal a r t s e d u c a t i o n g i v e s s t u d e n t s closely t o g e t h e r a n d t h e c u r r i c u l u m is d e s i g n e d to m a k e s t u d e n t s think deeply. T h i s b r o a d s c o p e of u n d e r s t a n d i n g that a liberal a r t s

T h i s is not t h e first t i m e that the Milestone h a s been late in a r r i v i n g

H o p e C o l l e g e to the H o l l a n d c o m -

" O n e of the t h e o r i e s lhat P u b l i c

M u s s e l m a n e m p h a s i z e d ihe seri-

c o n t i n u e lo c o n d u c t as t h o r o u g h of an i n v e s t i g a t i o n as p o s s i b l e .

S a f e l y will e x p l o r e is lhat it is in

o u s nature of the i n c i d e n t . " W e a r e not t r e a t i n g t h i s a s a

" W e lake s e v e r a l p e o p l e ' s v i e w points a n d insight s u r r o u n d i n g t h e

p r a n k , " s h e said. " S i n c e this h a p pened we have gotten a new

i n c i d e n t into c o n s i d e r a t i o n , " said

1

How can students take a more active role in life a Hope? W h e n o n e g o e s to a c o l l e g e s u c h as H o p e a n d d o e s not t a k e

r e s p o n s e to a p r a n k d o n e to a fraternity w h o h a d a flag stolen o v e r

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

the s u m m e r , " R e n n e r said. " T h e r e

tragedy. Il is d i f f i c u l t to get i n v o l v e d in activities at a large university. At C e n t r a l C o l l e g e , I f o u n d lhat I c o u l d get i n v o l v e d in

have been similar pranks between G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s wilh v a r i o u s

several d i f f e r e n t t h i n g s at o n c e , w h i c h p r o v i d e d m e with m a n y

o r g an i zat i o n s stealing s i g n s and let-

d e a d b o l t on t h e back d o o r of o u r c o t t a g e a n d a n e w c o d e o n t h e front door. M e m b e r s of our o r g a n i z a t i o n

D u a n e T e r p s t r a , D i r e c t o r of P u b lic S a f e l y . ' ' W e c o m b i n e this inform a t i o n t o g e t h e r a n d thai is w h e r e w e begin our investigation."

i n v a l u a b l e e x p e r i e n c e s . S u c h i n v o l v e m e n t s h o u l d a l s o s e r v e as a learning o p p o r t u n i t y lo s t u d e n t s . S t u d e n t s c a n get s u c h e x p e r i e n c e s noi only f r o m e x t r a - c u r r i c u l a r s , but a l s o f r o m social a n d s e r v i c e e f f o r t s as w e l l . What skills or qualities

would you encourage

students

to

develop in order to he better prepared for their futures? O n e of ihe e x c i t i n g t h i n g s a b o u t c o l l e g e is to s e e a 17 o r 18 year-old s t u d e n t b e g i n n i n g iheir first y e a r of c o l l e g e a n d then lo see as they g r o w a n d m a t u r e b e f o r e they l e a v e t h e institution. O n e l e a v e s with a n e w m a t u r i t y a n d a s e n s i t i v i t y - sensitivity to o l h e r s ' feelings, to d i f f e r e n c e s o f o p i n i o n s . T h i s g i v e s s t u d e n t s a s e n s e of s e l f - a w a r e n e s s a n d a c o n f i d e n c e in iheir core v a l u e s . S t u d e n t s learn lo w o r k t o g e t h e r a n d lo think f o r t h e m s e l v e s . All of t h e s e are basics for d o i n g w e l l . Are there any final thoughts

that you would

like to share?

It's been a very e x c i l i n g a n d e v e n t f u l visil. I a m i m p r e s s e d wilh the loyally a n d love m a n y h a v e f o r this institution.

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D u r i n g their s e c o n d year of college, s t u d e n t s i n v o l v e d in the p r o g r a m will m e e t with c o m m u n i t y m e m bers a n d a l u m n i . P h e l p s S c h o l a r s will also b e c o m e m e n t o r s to i n c o m -

C.A.A.R.E. Workship Attendance

ing s c h o l a r s t u d e n t s . "Il will be c o n t i n u e d s u p p o r t f o r t h o s e i n v o l v e d , " G r e e n said. " W e w o u l d rather s u c c e e d wilh a small step, then fail wilh a gianl s t e p . " D . Wesley P o y l h r e s s . Director of

C o n g r a t u l a t i o n s t o t h e f o l l o w i n g s t u d e n t s f o r att e n d i n g C.A.A.R.E. W o r k s h o p s a n d w i n n i n g t h e s e parties!

M u l t i c u l t u r a l L i f e , w a s not available for c o m m e n t .

Sunday Nights f r o m midnight t o 2 a.m w i t h Dan and M i k e on WTHS f.m.

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your voice.

our voice. A n U n c o m f o r t a b l e Issue T h e H o p e s t u d e n t c r a w l s i n t o b e d in t h e c o m f o r t of a

GUEST COLUMN

h e a t e d r e s i d e n c e hall, c u r l c d u p w i t h t h e h o m e w o r k t h a t ' s due tomorrow.

Mike McCune

It's s n o w i n g outside, but the student n e v e r notices. T h e y ' r e l o o c a u g h t u p w i t h w h a t ' s d u e the n e x t d a y , w h o to e a t l u n c h w i t h , w h i c h p a i r of j e a n s will l o o k g o o d w i t h that g r e e n s w e a t e r .

Stop the Insanity

T h e o n l y e x p o s u r e t o t h e c o l d a n d rain t h e y r e c e i v e is f r o m t h e s h o r t j o g f r o m hall t o c l a s s r o o m , a n d b a c k . A n d

is lhal m a j o r i t y o f ihe l i m e , i h e s e

y o u a r e b e c a u s e I lay d o w n a

pleasure of attending ihe K a p p a

daslardly deeds are being c o m m i l -

wralh like y o u h a v e never seen.

a n d d a d just b o u g h t w i t h m a t c h i n g H o p e C o l l e g e m i t t e n s .

D e l i a C h i f o r m a l in L a n s i n g a n d

led b y G r e e k s a g a i n s t G r e e k s . I

Il is n o l c o o l , f u n n y , o r b r a v e lo

R a r e l y on t h a t w a l k t o c l a s s d o w e n o t i c e t h o s e in

w i l h o u l a d o u b t ihe e v e n l w a s a

realize lhal s o m e organizalions

lake these ilems from our

suceess and a greal lime was had

d o n ' t like each olher, bul a m u l u a l

h o u s e s ; il is an l o a t h s o m e acl o f

b y all. B u i a s m y d a l e a n d h e r

r e s p e c t is n e e d e d b e t w e e n all

s i s l e r s w e r e o n ihe w a y h o m e

G r e e k o r g a n i z a l i o n s if w e n e e d lo

pure disrespect." I a m f r i e n d s w i l h ihe K a p p a

S u n d a y , i h e y had n o i d e a lhal

c o n t i n u e t h e s t r i d e s lhal w e h a v e

C h i ' s a n d a s 1 l o o k al i h e i r f a c e s

ihe m o s l h i d e o u s o f f e n s e lhal a

t a k e n o v e r t h e lasl f e w y e a r s .

t h i s w e e k , I s e e lhal i h e y are

G r e e k O r g a n i z a t i o n can e v e r

W h e n people gel hurl and ihings

i r y i n g lo s m i l e a n d gel o v e r this

b e c o m e v i c t i m lo w a s c o m m i t -

g e l d e s t r o y e d o r s t o l e n , t h e line

v i l l a i n y t h a t h a s b e e n laid d o w n

led againsl t h e m as ihey were

h a s b e e n c r o s s e d . W h a l c a n start

u p o n t h e m f o r n o r e a s o n at all.

celebraling their close sislerhood

oul as a p r a n k can often turn into

B u l I k n o w lhal r i g h t n o w i h e y

and friendships ihe nighl before.

a devislaling situation.

feel e m p t y i n s i d e a n d l h a l an

t h i s w a l k is m a d e w i t h t h e b r a n d n e w ski j a c k e t m o m

p a s s i n g . O c c a s i o n a l l y , a g r e e t i n g is m a d e t o a f r i e n d o r acquaintance. W e duck our h e a d s to those w e d o n ' t know, curling our head into the jacket and p u s h i n g our hands further into those pockets. In H o l l a n d , t h i s is t h e g e n e r a l p r a c t i c e . H o p e is a f a i r l y a f f l u e n t a r e a , a n d t h e H o l l a n d a r e a is r e a l l y n o d i f f e r e n t . Holland has heated streets during the winter, and sidewalks and roads around the college are p l o w e d r e g u l a r l y . R a r e l y d o e s t h e h e a t in t h e r e s i d e n c e h a l l s f a l t e r , a n d a h o t s h o w e r is a l w a y s n e a r . It b e c o m e s all t o o e a s y t o c o m p l a i n a b o u t t h e f o o d in P h e l p s o r t h e c r a m p e d b a t h r o o m s in t h e m o r n i n g . R a r e l y d o s t u d e n t s r e a l i z e t h a t t h e r e a r e t h o s e in t h e a r e a , f o r w h o m s h o w e r s a n d a regular, hot m e a l are luxuries. H o m e l e s s n e s s is n o t a n i n - y o u r - f a c e i s s u e in H o l l a n d , a s it is in l a r g e r a r e a s l i k e W a s h i n g t o n D . C . T h e r e a r e h o m e l e s s in t h e a r e a , a n d the H o l l a n d C i t y M i s s i o n n e v e r receives a day off.

O v e r ihc w e e k e n d . I h a d ihe

T h e y c a m e h o m e lo find i h e i r

world exist as close as C e n t e n n i a l Park. As students j o g by t h e p a r k , t h e y f o r g e t t h a t t h e n i g h t b e f o r e a c o l d , h a r d b e n c h served as a bed and h o m e to an individual. H a b i t a t f o r H u m a n i t y e x i s t s t o a i d t h o s e in t h e a r e a

i m m e n s e part of their history

collage ransacked, every single

Greek c o m m u n i t y are also being

has been stolen from them wilh

composile and pledge paddle

c o m m i t t e d by independent H o p e

absolute disregard by a repul-

t a k e n f r o m t h e i r w a l l s p l a c e d in

s t u d e n t s . W h a l u s u a l l y h a p p e n s is

sive individual(s). Their

i h e i r allic, a n d s o r o r i l y i t e m s

lhal a c o u p l e o f g u y s in a d o r m

organization will live on

stolen and d a m a g e d beyond

s o m e w h e r e o r at a p a r l y h o u s e

b e c a u s e ihe t r u e s p i r i t of i h e

r e p a ir . I c a n n o i u n d e r s l a n d w h a l

h a v e l o o m u c h lo d r i n k a n d

s o r o r i l y is in i h e i r m e m b e r s '

i h e y a r e f e e l i n g at ihis m o m e n t ,

d e c i d e il w o u l d b e a f u n l i m e t o

hearts, bul whal has been taken

b u t I i m a g i n e il is s o m e t h i n g

steal s o m e s t u f f . In t h e e n d t h e y

f r o m t h e m c a n n e v e r b e re-

like having your soul ripped out

w a k e up the next m o r n i n g with

p l a c e d wilh any a m o u n t of

f o r e v e r y o n e lo s e e .

s o m e t h i n g l h a l Ihey d o n ' t n e e d

money.

I have always supporled

It b e c o m e s s o e a s y t o f o r g e t t h a t t h e p r o b l e m s o f t h e

Bul these violations against the

h i s t o r y a n d iradilion in ihis c o l u m n , bul t h i s is o n e i r a d i l i o n

W h o e v e r you are lhal decided

a n d in t u r n a G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n is m i s s i n g a p i e c e o f i h e i r h i s t o r y .

lo v i o l a t e t h e s a n c t i t y o f the K a p p a D e l t a C h i h o u s e last

1 a m o u t r a g e d lhal ihis is

l h a l m u s t not c o n t i n u e h e r e at

h a p p e n i n g on our c a m p u s and I

S a l u r d a y , I p l e a d w i l h y o u to

Hope. For loo long have

a m l a y i n g d o w n a m e s s a g e lo

return the stolen items and lake

imporlanl articles been ihoughl-

anyone lhal would perpeirale such

responsibly for your inappropri-

lessly stolen f r o m fraternity and

a malfeasance againsl any Greek

a t e a c t i o n s . 1 a m s u r e lhal y o u

that c a n n o t a f f o r d a d e q u a t e h o u s i n g or are l o o k i n g for

s o r o r i l y h o u s e s at this c a m p u s .

Organizalion. For these people I

m u s t h a v e s o m e sort of dignity

any f o r m of a s s i s t a n c e . B u t as last T h u r s d a y ' s vigil

J u s t ihis y e a r , i h e C o s m o p o l i t a n

s a y this: " y o u a r e t h e l o w e s t s c u m

deep within your misguided

p r o v e d , it n e v e r s e e m s t o b e e n o u g h .

F r a l e r n i l y h a d t h e i r n e w sign

o f t h e e a r l h a n d il is q u i t e a p p a r -

s t o l e n f r o m in f r o m o f t h e i r

e n t lhal y o u h a v e n o r e s p e c t f o r

soul. T h e A n c h o r is accepting

d o r m , lelters a r e d i s a p p e a r i n g

y o u r f e l l o w m a n a n d the t r a d i t i o n s

columns

T h e idea that children run a r o u n d w i t h o u t s h o e s or that s o m e individuals live p a y c h e c k to p a y c h e c k , e s c a p e s the

from

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n o w another organizalion has

m a i l e r if y o u a r e i n d e p e n d e n t o r

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Six Mexicans, Seven Russians,

r e a l i z e d e x a c t l y h o w lillle I k n o w

r e o t y p e s a b o u t the U n i t e d S t a l e s w e

E i g h l H o p e s l u d e n l s , an A r m e n i a n ,

or ihink I know. They were excel-

broke. H o l l y w o o d supplies nearly

a Spaniard, our Mexican professor

lent iravel c o m p a n i o n s . I w o u l d

all the m o v i e s f o r i h e e n t i r e w o r l d .

w h o l i v e d in A u s l r i a , o n e b u s , a n d

e n c o u r a g e e v e r y g o o d lillle M i d -

A f l e r t a l k i n g w i l h an A m e r i c a n

a w e e k e n d irip inlo ihe m o u n t a i n s

w e s l e r n c o l l e g e girl, if she h a s the

w o m a n a b o u t h e r o p i n i o n s o f Bill

p r o v e d lo b e an e x p e r i e n c e H o p e

c h a n c e , lo j o k e w i l h ihe R u s s i a n s

M u r r a y a n d the S p i c e G i r l s , I real-

c o u l d n e v e r p u l l o f f in W e s l e r n

in b r o k e n S p a n i s h . B e n T e n n a n l

ized m o r e o f her c o n c e p t of o u r

Michigan. H a v i n g g r o w n u p in ihe M i d w e s l ,

( ' 0 1 ) and I attempted to e n g a g e

country.

i h e m in a political d i s c u s s i o n o n t h e

s w i m w e a r , weird b o d y tricks, the

like m o s l o f y o u , I h a v e a s l e r e o -

r o o f o f o u r h o l e l . B e i n g lhal B e n

g o s p e l c h o i r v i d e o w e p l a y e d on the

l y p e for e v e r y c o u n t r y a n d p e o p l e

w a s Ihe o n l y p e r s o n w i l h m o r e l h a n

bus, and instructing every counlry

g r o u p . N o a m o u n t of m i s s i o n i r i p s

a year of S p a n i s h study, we were

a b o u t the i n t r i c a c i e s of m a k i n g

laken, books read. Learning Chan-

nol a b l e lo g e l v e r y far.

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c l a s s e s sal t h r o u g h will e v e r fully

learned was also a surprise. T h e

the i d e a lhal all o f the U . S . L o v e s

e r a s e t h e m . All p e o p l e f r o m E n -

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f o r w h a l h a p p e n e d lasl w e e k e n d . I

h e r e in ihe s t a l e c a p i t a l l i v i n g w i l h

m o r e of this c u l t u r e and o t h e r s lhan

b e g a n ihis irip w i l h lillle k n o w l e d g e

f i n a n c i a l l y s e c u r e f a m i l i e s . A irip lo

I e v e r e x p e c t e d we w o u l d . W e a r e

o f R u s s i a o l h e r l h a n w a t c h i n g Dr.

ihe m o u n t a i n s b r i n g s iis t r a v e l e r s

f u l l o f l e s s o n s a n d s t o r i e s . N e x t se-

Zhivago a couple limes and grow-

through small pueblos, pasl large

m e s t e r , w h e n w e return, if y o u h a v e

ing u p in ihe 8 0 s . If y o u are a n y -

c a c l u s , a n d visits a n c i e n t A z t e c ru-

a p a p e r d u e o r a n y t h i n g e l s e lo p r o -

t h i n g like m e . R u s s i a n s w e a r l o n g

ins. T h e r e is a p a r i of M e x i c o lhal

c r a s t i n a t e j u s t s l o p b y o n e of o u r

black wool trench coals wilh a

is nol p o o r bul c u l t u r a l l y l i v e v e r y

r o o m s a n d ask u s a b o u t M e x i c o . We

b o t t l e of v o d k a in an i n s i d e p o c k e l .

s i m p l e lives. T h e y c u l t i v a t e the land

c a n e a s i l y fill s e v e r a l e v e n i n g s w i l h

rarely s m i l e , arc inlelllgent, and live

w i t h b u r r o s , w e a r big h a t s , a n d t h e

l a u g h t e r , a n d still h a v e a m o n t h a n d

in 5()-below w e a t h e r all y e a r r o u n d .

m e n h a v e h e a v y d a r k m u s t a c h e s . It

a h a l f t o go.

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n e v e r c e a s e s lo a m a z e m e w h a t

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KATIE JEN staff r e p o r t e r

about m a k i n g O p u s c u l e a s h o w c a s e for the students here at H o p e , " said

T h e f i r s t i s s u e o f Opuscule,

Katie B o d e ( ' 0 2 ) . " T h e f o c u s is on

Selmer ('00). " L a s t y e a r t h e r e w a s a lot o f wasted s p a c e . " she said. " T h i s year we are spending the m o n e y w e h a v e on p u b l i s h i n g a s m a n y w o r k s as

H o p e ' s literary m a g a z i n e , is s c h e d uled lo c o m e out by the first week

representing the arts here on c a m -

in D e c e m b e r . Opuscule, which means small book, is a collection of H o p e writ-

pus." In this particular issue, m a n y different g e n r e s of writing are repre-

possible, instead of using it on the

ing and artwork. In past years, the

sented, such a s plays, p o e m s and

three m o r e issues of Opuscule

short s t o r i e s . T h e a r t w o r k is in-

the end of the a c a d e m i c year. T h e s e include a winter, spring and final

O p u s staff has p r o d u c e d only t w o issues a year, but this year they plan to put together four. "It's taken us a little longer to pul

c l u d e d is n a m e l y p h o t o g r a p h s . " W e put as m a n y w o r k s in as we

appearance." T h e s t a f f p l a n s on p u b l i s h i n g by

issue. T h e final issue will be a col-

c o u l d , " ^aid C r a i g T o m m o l a ( ' 0 1 ) .

lection of the first three issues and

it together than we had p l a n n e d on.

" T h e r e is a g o o d variety of H o p e

will also include s o m e n e w w o r k s .

but I am really excited a b o u t it." said O p u s editor, Sally Smits ( ' 0 1 ) .

C o l l e g e w r i t e r s and artists repre-

" F o r the next issue we hope for

sented." T h i s y e a r ' s issues will differ Irom

the s a m e or m o r e turnout of sub-

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l u x u r i e s that are included in the H o p e p a c k a g e . T h e y are

$ 4 . 9 5 for Ihe b u f f e t . B u i a s y o u a p p r o a c h ihe s t e a m i n g bar of

d e s i g n e d to a c c o m m o d a t e the n e e d s of s t u d e n t s , and it's a w a s t e

delicacies, y o u eat o n l y s o u p .

to not u s e s o m e t h i n g that is there

o v e r the m a s h e d p o t a t o e s , f r i e d

s i m p l y to h e l p y o u . A n d w h e n c o n s i d e r i n g H o p e as

c h i c k e n , n a c h o s . r o a s t b e e f , and

y o u r college, h o w m a n y t i m e s

salad bar. You c o n s i d e r the s u n d a e bar, but d e c i d e t h a t ' s too

w a s it r e i n f o r c e d that the stu-

m u c h w o r k . You g e t s o m e

o n e ? Yet, s t u d e n t s o f t e n d o not put the b e n e f i t s of that ratio to

T h a t ' s it. O n l y s o u p . You pass

M i n e s t r o n e instead. H a v e y o u got y o u r m o n e y ' s

d e n t — f a c u l t y ratio here is 13 to

u s e a f t e r w a l k i n g out of the

m e n t . a l u m n i : w e ' r e all s h e l l i n g

classroom. P r o f e s s o r s sit in their o f f i c e s d u r i n g their o f f i c e s h o u r s , j u s t

out s o m e m a j o r b u c k s to f i n a n c e

w a i t i n g f o r s t u d e n t s to s t o p by.

this H o p e e d u c a t i o n . A n d o n l y t a k i n g a d v a n t a g e of w h a t c l a s s e s

We fail quietly, or q u e s t i o n silently, but d o not t a k e the t i m e

o f f e r is like j u s t e a t i n g the s o u p

or e n e r g y to u s e the k n o w l e d g e

off the b u f f e t bar.

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

worth? You, y o u r parents, the g o v e r n -

I w a s o n e of the f e w s o p h o -

s o r s — t h e a s s i s t a n c e w e pay

m o r e s to take a First Year S e m i n a r last year. A n d w h a t I

greatly to h a v e at o u r fingertips. A s k a n y o n e w h o is i n v o l v e d in

g a i n e d the m o s t f r o m the class,

any s t u d e n t activity and they will

w a s the v a l u e of t h e r e s o u r c e s

tell y o u it h a s been o n e of the

and e v e n t s it p r e s s e d m e t o u s e

best e x p e r i e n c e s at H o p e .

and get i n v o l v e d with.

W h e t h e r it is G r e e k L i f e , S A C . W T H S . Habitat for Humanity,

T h i s c a m p u s hosts m o r e s p e a k e r s , c o n c e r t s , recitals, f o r u m s , and e v e n t s than y o u h a v e

the A n c h o r (hint. hint, m e e t i n g s

t i m e for. But t a k i n g the lime to

W e d n e s d a y s ) , or a Bible study,

listen to a f e w new v o i c e s a n d see s o m e d i f f e r e n t t h i n g s is well-

these activities c h a l l e n g e us t o g r o w and e x p a n d m o r e and m o r e

w o r t h the h o u r it will fill. T h i s is the o n l y t i m e in y o u r

while making m e m o r y after

life you will h a v e so m a n y p e o p l e willing to h e l p y o u at no additional c o s t s . C a r e e r S e r v i c e s ,

at 6 : 0 0 p . m . S u n d a y s and

m e m o r y . T h e y are e x p e r i e n c e s that e a c h s t u d e n t s h o u l d carry as they w a l k a w a y f r o m H o p e .

the C o u n s e l i n g C e n t e r , the

So, d o n ' t settle f o r the basics. D o n ' t settle f o r a o n e - c o u r s e

Health C l i n i c , the A c a d e m i c

meal, w h e n y o u h a v e the

Support C e n l e r : these are all

possibility of a feast b e f o r e you.

First Year Seminars In Full Swing Students and professors

react to newly required seminars. " I n t e r m s of a d v i s i n g it w o r k s

T h i s s u m m e r , with the registration p a c k e t s sent to all i n c o m i n g

cago Condors play," Rademaker said. " I t ' s m y c o r e class, m y b a s e

f r e s h m a n , c a m e a b o o k l e t of 3 9 First Year S e m i n a r C o u r s e descrip-

f o r e v e r y t h i n g m y first s e m e s t e r . For m e , it's h e l p e d a lot."

really w e l l , " R e y n o l d s said. " S t u d e n t s get to k n o w their advisor, and the a d v i s o r g e t s to k n o w t h e m . "

tions to c h o o s e f r o m . Topics ranged f r o m the turn of the m i l l e n n i u m , to

S o m e believe that first-year stud e n t s are g l e a n i n g m o r e k n o w l e d g e

" I ' m p l e a s e d with the class in its f o r m a t i o n s of r e l a t i o n s h i p s ; I have

i m p r e s s i o n i s m , to w o m e n s p o r t s

and skills f r o m the c l a s s then they u n d e r s t a n d right now.

a real g o o d s e n s e of w h o m y stud e n t s are. By far and away, this is

pioneers. " F Y S is an introduction to the

"I t h i n k t h e y ' r e g e t t i n g m o r e

the a d v i s i n g g r o u p I ' v e k n o w n the

life of the m i n d , " R e y n o l d s said.

f r o m it than they realize," said semi-

best, b e c a u s e of this class," L u i d e n s

"It is about q u e s t i o n raising, rather

nar instructor, D a v i d J a m e s , of the

than q u e s t i o n a n s w e r i n g . "

Academic Support Center. "Be-

said. E x p e r i e n c e s vary also, d e p e n d i n g

c a u s e s t u d e n t s h a v e been m o r e or less f o r c e d to d o ( o u t - o f - c l a s s ac-

on the mix of s t u d e n t s in the s e m i nar and their c o n n e c t i o n s w i t h the

c h a l l e n g e s with the F Y S classes. " T h e class h a s been less success-

tivities), t h e y will p r o b a b l y realize

t o p i c , the p r o f e s s o r , a n d o n e an-

m o r e of the b e n e f i t s in the l o n g

ful in its infrequency. We only meet

run." O n e of the m o s t e v i d e n t a d v a n -

other. " P e o p l e are trying different

A s with any n e w class, both students and professor have faced

t w o h o u r s a w e e k , and it's not poss i b l e to g e t t h e d e p t h w e c o u l d h a v e , " L u i d e n s said. "But given the

tages of the s e m i n a r is a d v i s o r s and

constraints.-a f o u r h o u r class is not

o t h e r on a m o r e p e r s o n a l level. "It h e l p s to h a v e the c l a s s taught

• very likely to h a p p e n . I ' v e not put this m u c h p r e p a r a t i o n t i m e into a c o u r s e in m a n y y e a r s . " "It's a challenge for professors

their s t u d e n t s g e t t i n g to k n o w e a c h

t h i n g s , " R e y n o l d s said. " T h e outc o m e of a c l a s s m a y d e p e n d on the particular m i x of 2 0 people. W h a t e v e r y b o d y i s e n j o y i n g the m o s t is g e t t i n g to k n o w the first year stu-

by m y a d v i s o r , " said T r a c y L e m a n

d e n t s in a n e w way, and that s p e a k s

('02). " I ' m more comfortable with

v o l u m e s that the right p e o p l e are

her."

p r o b a b l y t e a c h i n g these c l a s s e s . " '

to t e a c h a c l a s s they h a v e n e v e r taught b e f o r e , " R e y n o l d s said. "For s o m e it is the f i r s t s e m i n a r t h e y

P'aKJulfy

Resfiorvses

vidual to individual involved in the

S o

seminars. "The discussions aren't happen-

ae.ou-t P V S is . . .

thing to do with the fact that the c l a s s is at 8 : 3 0 in the m o r n i n g , but (the class) h a s j u s t been k i n d of a n u i s a n c e . " said M a r c o s M a c h a d o ( ' 0 1 ) . "I think the integration into c o l l e g e w o u l d have h a p p e n e d with out the c l a s s . It c o v e r s t h i n g s I could have f i g u r e d out m y s e l f . " T h e r e are a l s o s t u d e n t s w h o are f i n d i n g that their F Y S c l a s s is providing them with a h o m e in the academic world. " M y c l a s s is a c t u a l l y k i n d of

Oc!". 21

FYS S0RV6Y

have ever t a u g h t . " E x p e r i e n c e s vary from indi-

ing in m y class, it could have s o m e -

• f \ s of

-Par, -tKe

e.es-t

-tKirvb

• getting to k n o w first year s t u d e n t s

S o -Par -tKe K a r d e s - t ( r ^ o s - t cKallerv^irvb^) -tKirvc, a6.ou-t F V S . . .

in a n e w way. ( 1 0 )

• k e e p i n g d i s c u s s i o n ( l o w i n g and

• the s t u d e n t s — v e r y bright, great

g e n e r a l l y on topic. (8) • l o u g h to gel d i s c u s s i o n rolling,

attitudes; they d o the w o r k . (5) m e m b e r s . (5)

g e t t i n g s t u d e n t s t o talk. (5) • t i m e i n v o l v e d — s o m u c h to do,

• the relaxed, informal a t m o s p h e r e .

s o little time. (3)

• g e t t i n g to k n o w o t h e r f a c u l t y

(2) • lively d i s c u s s i o n s . • f r e e d o m f r o m the p r e s s of c o n tent. • in its p e d a g o g y , it h a s given m e an u p l i f t i n g s e n s e of liberation.

• f o r m e . t o k e e p u p w i t h m y req u i r e d r e a d i n g . (2) • f i n d i n g and keeping focus. • m y topic leads in too m a n y dir e c t i o n s ; what I w a n t to talk about is b e y o n d t h e m ; and in t w o h o u r s

• n o "best t h i n g " a b o u t it. • a t t e n d a n c e is great (and required).

a w e e k w i t h light r e a d i n g load, it

• t e a c h i n gfirst-semester,first-year s t u d e n t s is c u l t u r e s h o c k , but I ' m

anywhere. • g e t t i n g s t u d e n t s w h o held a mi-

W o l t e r s of the K i n e s i o l o g y depart-

e n j o y i n g it so f a r • t e a c h i n g a class about s o m e t h i n g

nority o p i n i o n t o speak up. • keeping them a w a k e — t h e y ' r e

Read p r i m a r y texts critically

m e n t . T h e class e x a m i n e s w o m e n in t h e w o r l d o f s p o r t s . B u t

I am d e e p l y interested in, but not

starting to slay u p later a n d , and

Discuss p r i m a r y texts in a s e m i n a r f o r m a t I n v e s t i g a t e t o p i c s a n d w r i t e u p t h e i r c o n c l u s i o n s in a p a p e r

an " e x p e r t " in.

t h e y ' r e tired.

R a d e m a k e r said they have had

f u n . " said K a y l a R a d e m a k e r ( ' 0 2 ) ,

O&jecrtives -for FVS Explore intellectually important topic

Present i d e a s for d i s c u s s i o n a n d critical reflection E n g a g e in p r o b l e m s o l v i n g i n a s m a l l - g r o u p c o n t e x t A t t e n d out-of-class e v e n t s a n d discuss t h e m in class L e a r n a b o u t t h e p u r p o s e s of a l i b e r a l a r t s e d u c a t i o n , in

w h o is t a k i n g the c l a s s called " H e r Passion to P l a y " taught by Karla

many meaningful discussions about the history of w o m e n issues in g e n e r a l . " W e w e n t on a trip to C h i c a g o to see the W N B A team, the Chi-.

eluding one's personal and intellectual d e v e l o p m e n t .

een

"I think it's a w a s t e of m y lime.

&

It's m a d e me m o r e c o m f o r t a b l e

It's lime I c o u l d spend w o r k i n g on c l a s s e s for my m a j o r . 1

w i t h the p r o f e s s o r - s t u d e n t relationship. T h e group work helps

learned h o w to g i v e a p r e s e n i a lion and write a p a p e r in high

m e t o gel t o k n o w o t h e r stu-

school. 1 d o n ' t really think it's necessary." —Jennifer Shules ('02)

dents." —Sara Johnson ('02)

eard

" H h a s n ' t taught m e m u c h , but it's a good class to d i s c u s s y o u r beliefs. 1 d o n ' t think it s h o u l d be m a n d a t o r y . " —Chris VanderHyde ('02)

d o e s n ' t s e e m like w e ' r e g e t t i n g

CrtKer COfVoMerYtS. . . • s o far. I w o u l d g i v e this p l a n a r e s o u n d i n g u v o t h u m b s u p . • t e a c h i n g F Y S h a s h e l p e d m e g r o w as a teacher. "My o t h e r c o u r s e s arc n o t the s a m e . • it' very r e w a r d i n g , but a lot of w o r k . t h a n k s . (4)

Has your FYS benefited you ?

class

" I ' v e met a lot of n e w p e o p l e

"It g i v e s us a g r o u p of fresh-

t h r o u g h it, f o r m e d a lot of

m a n w e know, w e ' r e all g o ing t h r o u g h the s a m e things.

good friendships. I've learned a lot about m y s e l f and I ' v e f o u n d a p r o f e s s o r thai I can a l w a y s go to." —Lindsay Johnville ('02)

But s o m e of the t o p i c s could be belter, I ' v e heard a lot of peole c o m p l a i n about t h e m . " — R o b Bradford ('02)


November

/^Anchor

I 8, I 9 9 8

Religion

W O R D S OF P A S S I O N Sara E. Lamers

Leading the W a y

V

A l t h o u g h the details are a little

ing. His i w o - y e a r - o l d world

f u z z y . I r e m e m b e r m y first d a y of k i n d e r g a r t e n fairly well. I had

w a s c r u s h e d a n d he w a s not yet

a

u

a b l e lo r e a c h t h e c o n c l u s i o n l h a l 1 w o u l d return s a f e l y e a c h

waited a n x i o u s l y f o r this d a y for weeks - carefully arranging my p e n c i l s a n d c r a y o n s in t h e i r

day. T h o u g h I w a s only a m e r e

bright, plastic carrying case, mentally preparing myself for

five years old. 1 had already made a strong impact upon my

that first b u s ride, a n d f i n a l i z i n g the p e r f e c t e n s e m b l e . W h e n the

y o u n g e r brother. L o o k i n g back

t i m e a r r i v e d , I d r e s s e d in w h i t e

s y m b o l of c o n s i s t e n c y a n d stability and a s o u r c e of c o m f o r t

\

1 r e a l i z e he c o n s i d e r e d m e a

tights a n d a p a t t e r n e d b l u e d r e s s with lace. M y curly, b l o n d e hair

a n d b e l o n g i n g . T o him, I w a s a leader. R e c e n t l y 1 w a s a b l e t o attend

c o m p l e m e n t e d the b o u n c e in m y s t e p s as 1 p r e p a r e d t o e n t e r into a n e w w o r l d of d i s c o v e r y and

the a n n u a l L e a d e r s h i p C o n f e r -

enlightenment. M y m o m w a s t h e typical e n -

e n c e w h i c h w a s p r e s e n t e d by

thusiastic parent, fervently s n a p -

C o l e m a n . A n n I n m a n of G r a n d

p i n g p i c t u r e s of m e t o t i n g m y

Valley S t a t e U n i v e r s i t y , A n n e Bakker-Gras ('86) of

keynote

b a c k p a c k w i t h m y little b r o t h e r

speaker

Anchor

Dave W. HADANEK staff reporter

T h e w o r d s of the p o p u l a r C h a p e l

a n d t h e y r e p e a t it. T h i s a l w a y s w o r k s r e m a r k a b l y well. T h i s teaching m e t h o d g o e s b a c k to the b l a c k s l a v e t r a d i t i o n . T h e y w e r e n ' t al-

c l o s e to m y side. S h e s e e m e d to be nearly as e x c i t e d for this d a y

song, " C l a p Your H a n d s , " m a y h a v e

lowed to learn to

K e v i n R a n d a l l ( ' 9 8 ) of U m -

n e v e r rang m o r e true for a g r o u p of

as I w a s . M y brother, on the o t h e r h a n d ,

brella P r o d u c t i o n s Inc. The conference was packed with h a n d s - o n

s t u d e n t s than f o r this y e a r ' s e n e r -

read, so m u s i c w a s p a s s e d on

getic Hope College Gospel Choir. T h e choir, d i r e c t e d by D a r n i s h a

orally." The

o t h e r

group activi-

Taylor, is c o m p o s e d of 150 s t u d e n t s

p e r f o r m e d are

story. He

ties and m o t i -

w h o b e c a m e m e m b e r s t h r o u g h an

c h a r a c t e r i z e d by

a t i o n a I

a u d i t i o n p r o c e s s in early S e p t e m -

their c h a r i s m a t i c

an-

c o u l d s e n s e the anticipa-

s p e e c h e s tailored m a d e to

ber. Taylor.said that the G o s p e l C h o i r

tion in the air as we

fit H o p e ' s stu-

has been in e x i s t e n c e at H o p e since the 1960s, but w a s n ' t a c t u a l l y or-

drove the

dent leaders. Through-

half-mile to m y n e w

out t h e d a y I was encour-

element a r y

by J o s h N e u k s

Gospel choir praises through music

W a l s w o r t h P u b l i s h i n g , and

was

photo

L I F T H I M U P : Darn is ha Talor leads the gospel choir in soulful rendition. The gospel choir thrives on enthusiasm and energy as they use ryhythm and song to praise the Lord.

g a n i z e d until 1992. "At first, w e only had a b o u t eight

f o c u s i n g on C h r i s t . It's t h r o u g h his s p i r i t , n o t of our own

Even t h o u g h w e have different experiences and different backgrounds, w e can all c o m e together through this music.

manner. "The songs don't take very long lo learn a n d o n c e we learn it's

Chicago. " W e k e e p u p our e n t h u s i a s m by

s t r e n g t h that

songs

them,

eled as far as T r a v e r s e City and

so

w e a r e able to do this," said Taylor. R e s p o n s e lo the

concerts

varies f r o m audience to audience. W e ' v e

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; D a r n i s h a Taylor, gospel choir d i r e c t o r

h e a r d l o t s of positive comments

about

m e m b e r s . It's a m a z i n g to m e to see

m u c h f u n to be

a g e d to " g r a b

h o w it h a s g r o w n . T h i s y e a r as the

able

a hold of that

director, it's been neat for m e to s e e

s c h o o where we

which

you

a l m o s t a t y p e of m e t a m o r p h o s i s as

a r o u n d a n d get into the s o n g , " said Julie N o r m a n

Chapel.

have a pas-

the g r o u p c o m e s t o g e t h e r to truly

(*02).

p e o p l e a r e a little s u r p r i s e d by our

would

sion for and r u n w i t h it

soon

be

s u r -

by

rounded by two

and

d o z e n

BIG

S T E P : Sara,

at five, and her younger a n x i o u s prepare for a big day.

similarly

brother Nick,

Randall

said. " T h e goal of the G o s p e l C h o i r is,

land a r e a c h u r c h e s such as C a l v a r y

"value

first a n d f o r e m o s t , to lift u p t h e

M e m o r i a l and Faith C h r i s t i a n .

tin L u t h e r K i n g Day, J a n u a r y 18,

n a m e of J e s u s , " Taylor said. "It also

p r e v i o u s y e a r s , the g r o u p h a s trav-

l i o n s of oth-

crs" by Inman. I was reminded

here. H e f o l l o w e d m y m o m and

a s 1 a l l o w m y interest to s h i n e

f e r e n t b a c k g r o u n d s , w e c a n all c o m e t o g e t h e r t h r o u g h this m u s i c . "

I a b o u t the c l a s s r o o m as w e m e t the t e a c h e r a n d s e t t l e d m y be-

through. R a n d a l l d r o v e into his a u d i -

l o n g i n g s into m y section o f the round w o o d e n table that b o r e m y

e n c e the t w o q u a l i t i e s that c a n -

g r o u p of believers. E v e n t h o u g h w e

not be taught, integrity a n d c h a r i s m a . H e w e n t on to say that

T o m e t h e situation w a s perfect - finally I w o u l d be off on

he h o p e s o t h e r s will see t h e s e q u a l i t i e s inside of h i m and will

my own. away from the protec-

t h e n s t r i v e to a d o p t t h e m in

tive care of m y p a r e n t s . I w e l c o m e d the c h a n c e to p a r t a k e in

t h e i r o w n lives. O f t e n 1 f o r g e t the i m p a c t I

a new activity c o m p l e t e l y on m y

c a n h a v e u p o n others, as well as that w h i c h they h a v e u p o n

H i m , then w e a r e n o t h i n g . " The group meets every Monday

m e . It is e a s y to feel that the w o r k w e d o g o e s u n n o t i c e d and

f r o m 7 to 9 p . m . for practice.

that f e w p e o p l e are i n f l u e n c e d

prayer and choir m e m b e r s sometimes h a v e sp eci al p r a y e r r e q u e s t s

feels a b o u t G o d t h r o u g h m u s i c . " W h e n p e o p l e see o u r love f o r G o d w h e n w e sing, they get excited a n d that e n c o u r a g e s us as w e perf o r m , " F l o l k o e t t e r said. " T h i s is a praise choir and it's all for the g l o r y of G o d .

bing u n c o n t r o l l a b l y . M y m o m i m m e d i a t e l y d e m a n d e d to k n o w

e n c e s w e m a k e are the result of

o r a p r a i s e to o f f e r , " T a y l o r said. " T h e n I run t h r o u g h the a n n o u n c e -

our simplest actions. T h e conf e r e n c e r e m i n d e d me that lead-

m e n t s and then t h e r e ' s s o m e t i m e to get f o c u s e d b e f o r e w e start with

e r s h i p is not solely b a s e d u p o n m a n a g e m e n t skills, but rather o n p e r s o n a l skills as w e l l . By

rehearsal and review." G o s p e l c h o i r is unlike any of the

in n u m e r o u s u n e x p e c t e d w a y s .

â&#x20AC;˘cisDci

qQBSIiI

" P r a c t i c e s begin with an o p e n i n g

by our p r e s e n c e in their lives. B u t o f t e n the b i g g e s t d i f f e r -

every day for the next t w o w e e k s when I left for school e a c h m o r n -

d

If w e ' r e not c e n t e r e d on

s o o n e r had they c l i m b e d into the car w h e n m y brother started sob-

m a n n e r and s t r i v i n g to validate the p r e s e n c e of o t h e r p e o p l e in our lives, w e c a n i m p a c t o t h e r s

This Friday!

Rachel F l o l k o e t t e r CO 1) said that she j o i n e d G o s p e l C h o i r b e c a u s e she felt she could express how she

n a m e w i t h a c o l o r f u l tag.

v i n c e d . In fact, m y b r o t h e r cried

1999.

m u s i c a n d l o g r o w t o g e t h e r as a have different experiences and dif-

c a r r y i n g o u r s e l v e s in a p o s i t i v e

In

g i v e s s t u d e n t s an o p p o r t u n i t y lo experience black gospel worship

what I enjoy can impact others

h o m e on t h e b u s in t h e a f t e r noon. but he d i d n ' t s e e m c o n -

in

I think that s o m e t i m e s

e n e r g y , " F l o l k o e t t e r said. T h e g o s p e l c h o i r ' s next p e r f o r m a n c e at H o p e will be held on Mar-

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t h e o r i g i n a l s c h o o l s y s t e m . Van

ing t h e m to p u r s u e f r e e l y their be-

f e w y e a r s w e r e full of h a r d s h i p and

strength a m o n g them, encouraging

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p e r s e c u t i o n . T h e g o v e r n m e n t did all

t h e m to p e r s e v e r e in their faith n o

V l e c k to be the head of t h e s c h o o l .

liefs w i t h o u t p e r s e c u t i o n , a n d for recognizingtheir educational sys-

a w a r e of the history of the c o l l e g e

it c o u l d to m a k e it h a r d for t h e n e w

m a t t e r w h a t t h e i r h a r d s h i p s . O n e of

Van V l e c k hall b e c a m e t h e f i r s t

tem as a w o r t h y A m e r i c a n e d u c a -

a n d the s u r r o u n d i n g area, a n d t h e

c h u r c h e s . F r e e d o m of r e l i g i o n w a s

t h e first b u i l d i n g s c o n s t r u c t e d w a s

b u i l d i n g on c a m p u s .

tion.

not g u a r a n t e e d by the D u t c h m o n a r c h y , a n d Van R a a l t e w a s o f t e n ar-

a c h u r c h . Van R a a l t e w a n t e d t o be s u r e that he w a s b u i l d i n g a C h r i s -

D u r i n g t h e Van V l e c k e r a , m e n would graduate Holland Academy

T h e L a t e r Years

rested, j a i l e d a n d f i n e d , as well as

tian c o m m u n i t y . O n c e the c o m m u -

a n d travel to R u t g e r s in N e w Jer-

W i t h t h e c h a r t e r i n g of H o p e C o l lege, Van R a a l t e m u s t h a v e b e c o m e

verbally abused and condescended

n i t y g o t o n its f e e t . Van R a a l t e

sey to r e c e i v e their h i g h e r e d u c a -

restless. M a y b e he fell t h e need to

H o w d o e s Van R a a l t e fit into the

u p o n by o t h e r s . D u t c h l a w also for-

tion. In 1859, Van V l e c k left t h e

use his skills and e x p e r i e n c e to

Hope College of 1998? M a n y s t u d e n t s a r e g e n u i n e l y in-

t u r n e d his a t t e n t i o n t o w a r d e d u c a -

b a d e the integration of Christian

tion.

s p r e a d his d r e a m s all o v e r the c o u n -

terested in t h e history of t h e c o l l e g e

faith in e d u c a t i o n , f o r this r e a s o n

H o p e Begins

A c a d e m y , a n d R e v . Phillip P h e l p s Jr. t o o k his p l a c e . Van R a a l t e

and of H o l l a n d itself.

c h u r c h e s w e r e not a b l e to set u p

I m m e d i a t e l y he set u p a p u b l i c

w o r k e d c l o s e l y with P h e l p s in c o n -

their o w n s c h o o l s . Van R a a l t e s a w this a s an indis-

s c h o o l , but he w a s d i s s a t i s f i e d with it b e c a u s e a p u b l i c s c h o o l c a n not

v e r t i n g t h e A c a d e m y into a c o l l e g e , H o p e C o l l e g e , r o u t e d in t h e C h r i s -

p e n s a b l e part of b e i n g r a i s e d with

be t a u g h t with

tian Faith. T h i s w a s h i g h l y s u c c e s s -

faith. H e w o u l d later realize his vi-

point. S o , Van R a a l t e h a t c h e d a plan

ful. By 1862, H o p e c o l l e g e ' s first

s i o n in H o p e C o l l e g e . D u e to this, a n d to m a s s i v e s u f -

f o r setting u p a p r i v a t e s c h o o l sys-

f r e s h m e n c l a s s of six s t u d e n t s arrived. It w a s o f f i c i a l l y r e c o g n i z e d

the f u t u r e . " T h i s m a n is Rev. Dr. Albertus C.

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A l b e r t u s C.Van Raalte

Van R a a l t e . Sadly, few H o p e s t u d e n t s are

key role Van R a a l t e p l a y e d in it. T h i s is his story.

T h e Legacy Continues?

" I t ' s a m a z i n g to learn w h e r e the r o o t s of H o p e C o l l e g e really lie," said C a r o l y n S o m m e r s ( ' 0 2 ) . " I t ' s nice to h a v e historical s t u f f , " said G e o f f r e y A b b a s ( ' 9 9 ) .

a Christian view-

f e r i n g b e c a u s e of a p o t a t o blight in

t e m called the P i o n e e r S c h o o l that f o c u s e d on his d r e a m of p r o v i d i n g

" H e ' s d e a d . T h e y put a s t a t u e in

H o l l a n d , t h o u s a n d s of c h u r c h m e m -

a u s e f u l e d u c a t i o n to y o u n g p e o p l e ,

the park. W h a t m o r e d o y o u need

b e r s l e f t H o l l a n d f o r p l a c e s like

to k n o w ? " s a i d

North America, especially Michi-

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Kristen T h o m a s o n (*96).

g a n a n d I o w a - w h a t w a s then t h e

try as he did in H o l l a n d . In 1868, he retired from preaching and m o v e d lo Virginia to start a n o t h e r c o l o n y . U n f o r t u n a t e l y , this one w a s not n e a r l y as s u c c e s s f u l a n d he soon returned lo Holland. B a c k in H o l l a n d , Van R a a l t e w a s slill a v e r y i n f l u e n t i a l leader. H e o v e r s a w i m p o r t a n t c h a n g e s \n the

a n d c h a r t e r e d by t h e R e f o r m e d

city. H e g u i d e d t h e m t h r o u g h the

w h i l e r e m a i n i n g in the c o n t e x t of

C h u r c h in 1866. A l s o at this time, a great civil w a r

the C h r i s t i a n faith. T h e P i o n e e r

w a s tearing the nation apart. E v e r y -

t h e r a i l r o a d to H o l l a n d , a n d t h u s

S c h o o l u l t i m a t e l y w o u l d be able to

o n e w a s a f f e c t e d b y it, e v e n Van

o p e n it u p for e x p a n s i o n ; he brought

e d u c a t e those f r o m e l e m e n t a r y stu-

R a a l t e in his d r e a m city of H o l l a n d ,

a m a j o r t a n n e r y lo H o l l a n d , s p a r k ing t h e local i n d u s t r y ; a n d he in-

t r a g e d y of a fire; he h e l p e d b r i n g

W h e t h e r interes ted in d i s c o v e r -

far w e s t e r n r e a c h e s of t h e c o u n t r y .

ing if Van R a a l t e ' s g h o s t really d o e s

In r e s p o n s e to this, in an e f f o r t to

dents. t h r o u g h college. Van R a a l t e ' s

M i c h . Van R a a l t e w a s a s t a u n c h

p r e v e n t unity (so the c h u r c h w a s not

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

s u p p o r t e r of the U n i o n d u r i n g t h e

v e n t e d i h e g a m e of f r i s b e e g o l f on

h a u n t Van V l e c k hall or i n d i f f e r e n t

Van R a a l t e e s t a b l i s h e d an " i m m i -

a n d in his p o l i c y in r u n n i n g t h e

he slill h o l d s t h e r e c o r d . O n elec-

s t u d e n t s are a f f e c t e d by A . C . Van

tional f r e e d o m w a s c o m i n g true. In 1857 w i t h t h e s u p p o r t of t h e

t h e H o p e c a m p u s , a s p o r t in w h i c h

to the history of t h e c o l l e g e , H o p e

s p r e a d w i l d l y all o v e r the g l o b e ) .

war, in his w r i t i n g s , his s p e e c h e s

D u t c h R e f o r m e d C h u r c h (a l a r g e

t i o n day, 1876, A . C. Van R a a l t e

R a a l t e , if n o t h i n g m o r e than attend-

g r a t i o n s o c i e t y " w i t h t h e goal of

t o w n . H e even s e n t his t w o s o n s t o

g r o u p of r e f o r m e d c h u r c h e s that

d i e d - 2 8 y e a r s a f t e r f o u n d i n g ihe

ing t h e c o l l e g e h e f o u n d e d . T h e l e g a c y of Van R a a l t e i n f l u e n c e s the

m o v i n g a large g r o u p of his f o l l o w -

war. O n e of t h e m lost an a r m in the

e r s to N o r t h A m e r i c a . T h i s w a s d e -

H o l l a n d c h u r c h e s j o i n e d ) , the H o l -

c o n f l i c t . Van R a a l t e h a d c o m e to

city of H o l l a n d .

s t u d e n t s , faculty, a n d staff in w a y s they'll n e v e r k n o w , a n d o f t e n l i m e s ,

spite the fact that he h a d j u s t g o t t e n o v e r a life t h r e a t e n i n g illness. S o on

never appreciate.

S e p t . 24, 1846, Van R a a l t e a n d his

T h e Early Years

f a m i l y , a l o n g with s e v e r a l c o l o n i s t s b o a r d e d a ship c a l l e d T h e S o u t h -

A l b e r t u s Van R a a l t e w a s b o r n in O c t o b e r . 1811 in W a n n e p e r v e e n . the N e t h e r l a n d s (at the t i m e u n d e r the c o n t r o l of N a p o l e o n i c F r a n c e ) . H i s f a t h e r w a s a m i n i s t e r in t h e S t a t e C h u r c h of H o l l a n d , a n d alt h o u g h he h o p e d his son w o u l d b e c o m e the same, A l b e r t u s first set out

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L i f e did not get e a s i e r for Van R a a l t e and the c o l o n i s t s . First they

call to e n t e r t h e m i n i s t r y . H e re-

t r a v e l e d t h r o u g h N e w York a n d the

c e i v e d his h i g h e r e d u c a t i o n at t h e U n i v e r s i t y of L e i d e n in H o l l a n d ,

G r e a t L a k e s and spent the w i n t e r in Detroit. T h o u g h Van Raalte w a s still

a n d t h e n a t t e m p t e d to b e c o m e or-

d e t e r m i n e d to p u s h on to W i s c o n -

d a i n e d as a m i n i s t e r . T h i s w a s not an e a s y task f o r the

s i n . he w a s c o n v i n c e d by his g r o u p to find a p l a c e to settle in M i c h i gan. O n F e b . 9 , 1847 Van R a a l t e e m e r g e d f r o m the w i l d e r n e s s on the

s c h i s m o c c u r r i n g in the N e t h e r lands. A g r o u p of D u t c h r e l i g i o u s

s h o r e s of the Black L a k e (later Lake M a c a t a w a ) a n d set u p c a m p . S o o n

l e a d e r s w e r e l a s h i n g out a g a i n s t

almost 800 colonists would c o m e to t h e s e t t l e m e n t in its first year.

c h a n g e s in t h e S t a l e R e f o r m e d C h u r c h that t e n d e d t o w a r d liberal-

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m e n l s r a n g i n g f r o m i h e leliers of C o n g r e s s m a n Peter H o e k s i r a to

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p h o t o s o f t h e Pull f r o m 1923. " W e ' v e pul a r e a l e m p h a s i s on

d o w n the hall w h o insists on

another, w e are thinking. "Hey. We could male." W h i l e y o u o b s e r v e the

listening lo his J o u r n e y ' s g r e a t e s t hits a l b u m at d e c i b e l

r e d n e s s of t h e hair, w e can t h i n k of n o t h i n g but a p r o p a -

levels that p u l t h e t a k e - o f f of a

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community. O n e of the m a j o r d r i v i n g f o r c e s

sources available for research.

b e h i n d t h e c r e a t i o n of t h e J o i n t Ar-

W i l l i n g lo help, t h e s t a f f w o r k s wilh t h o s e w h o w o n d e r h o w t o re-

chives was f o r m e r religion profess o r E l t o n B r u i n s . A s an i n f o r m a l

a r c h i v e s look to t h e f u t u r e . O n e of

c a m p u s historian. Bruins guarded s e a r c h H o l l a n d ' s past. " W e d o q u i t e a bit of c u r r i c u l u m . the t r e a s u r e s of t h e C o l l e g e ' s past. H e led the c o m m i t t e e w h o created s u p p o r t w i t h e i t h e r s m a l l g r o u p s of

the n e x l c e n t u r y is c o m p u t e r s . In 1988, the staff d e c i d e d lo m a n -

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t h e a r c h i v e s f r o m t h r e e s e p a r a t e in-

Wagenaar. "We have one class

stitutions. E a c h of t h e institutions had their

w o r k i n g on an oral h i s t o r y . " Research materials like letters

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

of Van W y l e n . W i t h ten y e a r s b e h i n d t h e m , the the m a j o r f o r c e s b r i n g i n g t h e m into

7 3 7 to s h a m e , a n d m o s t of all, t h e lack of d i v e r s i t y at H o p e

o p p o s i t e s e x with red hair is

College. As a minority student, 1

instantly m o r e attractive. S h e c o u l d h a v e fallen o u l of the

n o t i c e t h e lack of d i v e r s i t y at H o p e on a daily basis. I look

u g l y iree a n d hil e v e r y b r a n c h

a r o u n d m y s e l f in c l a s s o r at the cafeteria, and see precious few

hair is red, it b e c o m e s not s o m u c h an i s s u e of " d o e s she

p e o p l e w h o l o o k like m e .

on t h e w a y d o w n , b u l if the

age information and catalog items rather than u s e actual c a r d s f o r their

P e o p l e in the m a j o r i t y d o n ' t

h a v e her r a b i e s s h o t s ? " but rather an i s s u e of n a t u r a l

u n d e r s t a n d w h a t i t ' s l i k e lo

s e l e c t i o n . R e d hair is r e c e s -

c a r d c a t a l o g . In 1990, t h e i n f o r m a -

look out at a s e a of p e o p l e w h o d o n ' t m a t c h u p lo t h e p e r s o n I

sive, and the wrong marriage

tion a b o u t t h e c o l l e c l i o n s is o n - l i n e a n d o p e n to t h e p u b l i c . In A p r i l of

s e e in t h e mirror. Al l i m e s , I

red in an i n s t a n t . B u l red hair is not a l w a y s a

b e c a u s e of the c o l o r of m y hair.

necessity. W e also d o g e n e a -

and p e r s o n a l r e f l e c t i o n s p r o v i d e a source unlike traditional research

preservation. " T h e r e w a s n o professional c a r e , "

1 9 9 7 , t h e A r c h i v e s hit t h e w o r l d w i d e w e b with a s e a r c h a b l e g u i d e

f e e l a l o n e a n d isolated s i m p l y

from books. " S l u d e n t s a r e u s e d to w o r k i n g wilh b o o k s , " said W a g e n a a r . " T h e y

said Wagenaar. " T h e [Holland] m u s e u m ' s r e c o r d s w e r e s t u f f e d in

lo all p r o c e s s e d c o l l e c l i o n s . The on-line world has changed

Red. Red-heads go through more

a v a u l t in city hall a n d W e s t e r n ' s w e r e in a s t o r a g e r o o m . " T h e

t h e u s e of t h e a r c h i v e s . " W e are seeing m o r e inquiries via

p e r s e c u t i o n a n d isolation al Hope than you would imagine.

college's were the most accessible,"

t h e w e b , " said W a g e n a a r . " W e are seeing m u c h more e-mail traffic. W e ' v e m a d e o u r t o o l s a v a i l a b l e in

B e i n g c a l l e d C a r r o l T o p , Fire C r o t c h , R e d , O p i e , o r any of

a r e less e x p e r i e n c e d w i t h p r i m a r y s o u r c e s . W e t e a c h s l u d e n t s h o w to

said W a g e n a a r . O n c e the institutions gathered their hislorical items in t h e a r c h i v e s ,

use them. H o p e s t u d e n t s have a u n i q u e r e s o u r c e that is not a v a i l a b l e lo m a n y u n d e r g r a d u a t e s . " D e s p i l e t h e s m a l l e r s i z e of t h e institution, W a g e n a a r f e e l s they a r e

it w a s p o s s i b l e f o r t h e a r c h i v e s lo

forever. A n d to e n s u r e the c o n t i n u e d

o p e n t h e d o c u m e n t s lo t h e p u b l i c .

Archives. T h e archives has been

r e n c e . W e b u r n e a s i l y in direct

e x i s t e n c e o f o u r s p e c i e s , as

able to g r av i t at e m o r e r e s e a r c h e r s

s u n l i g h t , e v e n in t h e w i n t e r -

well as e a s i n g o u r t r i b u l a t i o n s

t i m e . T o o s t r o n g a p H in

of finding a d a t e f o r F r i d a y

" W e h a v e seen an i n c r e a s e d use

sible a r c h i v e s in t h e state. W e a r e

in t h e a r c h i v e s , " s a i d W a g e n a a r .

best a r c h i v e s in i h e state w i t h out finding us t h e r e . " T h e history of t h e C o l l e g e , W e s t ern and t h e H o l l a n d M u s e u m w a s g a t h e r e d in a s t o r a g e r o o m a n d the a r c h i v e s c a m e o p e n e d in 1988. "It is g o o d f o r H o p e , W e s t e r n a n d Holland to h a v e the Joint A r c h i v e s . " s a i d K e v i n D e Y o u n g ( ' 9 9 ) , a res e a r c h a s s i s t a n t at t h e A r c h i v e s . " T h e lOlh a n n i v e r s a r y is a real testament to the vision and f o r e t h o u g h t to s e v e r a l p e r s o n s in the H o l l a n d

s h a m p o o c a n c a u s e our hair to

night, the H o p e College

sible in t h e f u t u r e , t h e staff is will-

fall out. W e a r i n g H o p e C o l l e g e

M u l t i c u l t u r a l life b o a r d , w h o

" W e s t a r t e d in 1 9 8 8 w i l h 3 0 res e a r c h e r s and w e recently b r o k e the

i n g to h e l p t h o s e i n t er est ed in t h e past of the c o m m u n i t y of the col-

colors can be a dreadful affair,

h a s long i g n o r e d o u r m i n o r i t y

200-barrier. W e u s u a l l y h a v e 150 to

lege a n d its s u r r o u n d i n g a r e a s .

b e c a u s e m a n y s h a d e s of red a n d o r a n g e clash like l a w n

s t a t u s on c a m p u s , n e e d s to c h a n g e this. Run o u r p i c t u r e s

200 patrons a month." T o c e l e b r a t e ten y e a r s t h e ar-

W i t h W a g e n a a r , c o l l e c l i o n s archivist G e o f f r e y R e y n o l d s a n d s e c -

o r n a m e n t s a n d g o o d taste. W e

in t h e g u i d e b o o k s , lo s h o w r e d h e a d e d p e r s p e c t i v e s that

c h i v e s will b r i n g in a g u e s t s p e a k e r .

r e t a r y Lori T r e l h e w e y a n d m a n y

p e o p l e like t h e m a r e on the

S a n d r a C l a r k , w h o will s p e a k T h u r s . N o v . 19 at 7 p . m . in W i n a n l s A u d i -

v o l u n t e e r s , t h e a r c h i v e s is o p e n during business hours and willing

ways. O n e s c a r y fact a b o u l o u r s c h o o l is that 5 0 - s o m e p e r c e n t

t o r i u m . C l a r k ' s s u b j e c t will be

lo help with t h o s e q u e s t i o n s . "The people d o w n there are

of H o p e g r a d u a t e s m a r r y f e l l o w

s h o u l d be g r a n t e d and a m o r e

Hope graduates. As a red-head w h o s e e s a very f e w similarly

a c t i v e r e d - h a i r - s e e k i n g role s h o u l d be l a k e n by A d m i s -

c o l o r e d c r o p s of hair, this is a w o r r i s o m e p i e c e of i n f o r m a -

sions. O n l y by m a k i n g H o p e a

" M i c h i g a n ' s H i s t o r y at R i s k . " " S a n d r a C l a r k will g i v e a talk

b a s e m e n t of C i t y Hall b e f o r e t h e

d a n g e r of b e i n g w i p e d o u l

hair is nearly a daily o c c u r -

our w a y . " H o p i n g to b e c o m e m o r e a c c e s -

but y o u w o u l d n ' t f i n d a list of t h e

hair t h e m s e l v e s , they are a p r i m e c a n d i d a t e f o r ihe r e c l a m a t i o n of an allele in

A m s t e r d a m can research al t h e Joint

institution h a s g r o w n .

of M i c h i g a n a n d t h e state a r c h i v e s . They may have bigger collections,

h a i r e d f a m i l y , yet l a c k s t h e red

the o t h e r d e r o g a t o r y t e r m s f o r t h o s e of us w h o p o s s e s s A u b u r n

in M i c h i g a n . " W e h a v e on of t h e m o s t a c c e s right u p t h e r e w i l h t h e U n i v e r s i t y

logical c h e c k s . If s o m e o n e is d e s c e n d e d f r o m a k n o w n red-

the I n t e r n e t . T h i s w a y a s c h o l a r in

A l o n g w i l h t h e p a s s i n g years, t h e

o n e of the m o s t a c c e s s i b l e a r c h i v e s

c o u l d e n d a b e a u t i f u l strain of

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

c a m p u s a n d e n j o y life at Hope. Minority scholarships

about " M i c h i g a n ' s History," said

g r e a t , " said D e Y o u n g . " T h e archivists. t h e s e c r e t a r y and the v o l u n -

W a g e n a a r . " S h e ' s g o i n g lo talk aboul the challenges w e face, whal

teers a r e very f r i e n d l y . " F o r D e Y o u n g . the a r c h i v e s h a s

w e c a n d o l o p r e s e r v e history, w h a l

b e e n a learning e x p e r i e n c e . "1 h a v e learned an a w f u l lot a b o u l

tion. We red-heads watch for each other. I c a n only e x p l a i n it as

H o p e C o l l e g e and the Holland

s o m e d e e p , p r e h i s t o r i c natural

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Sports

D u t c h m e n lose t h e i r f o o t i n g in a h e a r t b r e a k i n g loss W o r m m e e s l e r ( ' 9 9 ) to Matt H a i i d z o MIKE 21UI DEM A editor-in-chief

( ' 0 0 ) put H o p e u p 7 - 0 late in t h e

D u l c h m c n e x p c c i e d lo e n d I h c fool-

first quarter. But as the w i n d and d e f e n s e s took over, the g a m e b e c a m e a standstill,

ball s e a s o n . T a b b e d as the f a v o r i l e lo repeal

with e a c h t e a m t r a d i n g p o s s e s s i o n . " S t u p i d m i s t a k e s c o s t us f i e l d

as M i c h i g a n Inlercollegiate Alhlelic

p o s i t i o n , " K r e p s said. "We kept

Associaiion champions. Hope

t r a d i n g it wilh t h e m a n d that w a s

e n d e d i h e i t s eas on w i t h I w o c o n -

the difference." H o p e held on to their slim lead

Ii w a s n o i t h e w a y i h c F l y i n g

secuiive c o n f e r e n c e losses. •The Flying D u l c h m e n had wallzed t h r o u g h (he first f o u r g a m e s

until late in the f o u r t h q u a r t e r w h e n D e f i a n c e s c o r e d on a 2 9 - y a r d p ass

of their c o n f e r e n c e s c h e d u l e , a n d

that M a t t P u t n a m C 9 9 ) n e a r l y in-

entered their g a m e with Albion

tercepted with 7 : 4 0 left in the g a m e .

looking to topple the last u n d e f e a t e d

A m i s s e d e x t r a point r e t a i n e d the

rival. But the B r i t o n s c l i n c h e d the M I A A title by c r u s h i n g H o p e 4 4 - 0 .

lead for the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n

H o p e t h e n l o o k e d to c l o s e out its season with a win against league n e w c o m e r D e f i a n c e , a t e a m that

D e f i a n c e and H o p e traded possessions, and D e f i a n c e w o r k e d their way to the H o p e 12-yard line for a

h a d lost all its c o n f e r e n c e g a m e s .

2 2 - y a r d field goal with 18 s e c o n d s left in the g a m e . F o l l o w i n g the De-

But on a w i n d y S a t u r d a y a f t e r n o o n , the Y e l l o w j a c k e l s upset H o p e w i t h

to travel t h e length of the field for

a late m i n u t e field g o a l , 9 - 7 . T h e loss e n d e d the F l y i n g

the win. " T h e d e f e n s e played well all day.

D u t c h ' s s e a s o n at 4 - 2 in the M I A A .

It l o o k s like they g a v e u p that last

and 5-4 overall. "I think our b o y s t h o u g h t this w a s

s c o r e , but they played their h e a r t s

g o i n g to be a c a k e w a l k . a n d w e c o u l d just gel t h r o u g h it," s a i d h e a d coach Dean Kreps. F r o m the o u t s e t , the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n l o o k e d a s t h o u g h they had t h e g a m e in h a n d , as a 7 1 - y a r d touchdown

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W o r m m e e s l e r e n d e d the g a m e wilh 188 y a r d s on 11 of 2 7 p a s s i n g . T i m Alles ('99) finished with five

different people break down,"

c a t c h e s for 7 0 y a r d s , a n d H a n d z o

fix t h e s e . " "If this d o e s n ' t m o t i v a t e p e o p l e lo gel belter, than I d o n ' t k n o w what

o u t , " K r e p s said. T h e d e f e n s e g a v e u p 211 lotal

w e r e less solid as H o p e c o u l d o n l y

yards to Defiance. Dave D e H o m m e l ('99), Adam Paarlberg

36 yards rushing. " W e ' r e k i d d i n g o u r s e l v e s if w e

( ' 9 9 ) , a n d T e d Patrick ( ' 9 9 ) e a c h

think w e ' r e g o i n g lo d o it w i t h o u t a

a d d e d f o u r c a t c h e s a n d 88 y a r d s lo

had double digit tackles, and the

r u n n i n g g a m e , " K r e p s said. A d a m M a g e r s ( ' 0 1 ) led t h e r u s h -

his t o u c h d o w n . " S o m e b o d y h a s lo step il up, and

ing

instead of s t e p p i n g il up, w e h a d

defense also registered three sacks. O f f e n s i v e l y the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n

p h o t o by April G r e e r

D U T C H M E N G O D O W N : Saturday Hope got showered by rockets as they lost to Defience in their final season game 9-7. Here Dave DeHommel ('99) is swarmed by the opposing team on a special teams kick return. m u s t e r 188 total y a r d s , with only

attack

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yards.

K r e p s said. " W e j u s t h a d a s e r i e s of s t u p i d m i s t a k e s , a n d i t ' s m y j o b lo

w i l l , " he said.

Women's basketball eyes N C A A tournament veteran EMILY DUBOIS staff r e p o r t e r

group

of

players,"

M o r e h o u s e said. "We have five

The Flying Dutch begin a new

p e o p l e that h a v e started f o r H o p e in t h e p a s t - Lisa H o e k s t r a ( ' 0 0 ) ,

s e ason f o l l o w i n g lasl y e a r ' s c o n f e r -

Kristin K o e n i g s k n e c h K ' O l ) , R e n e e

e n c e c h a m p i o n s h i p a n d first r o u n d

C a r l s o n ( ' 9 9 ) , Tara H o s f o r d ( ' 9 9 ) ,

l o s s lo B a l d w i n W a l l a c e in t h e

and Darcy Zeh ('99)." T h r e e of t h e s e p l a y e r s r e c e i v e d

p o i n t s a n d pull d o w n o v e r 2 0 0 re-

" T h e l e a m is fairly y o u n g . T h e r e are

four goals, w e should have a good

b o u n d s in a s e a s o n . Hosford, who received second

f i v e o r six g i r l s w h o h a v e n e v e r

leam honors, scored 337 points and

T h e l e a m i n c l u d e s five f r e s h m a n , a fact thai the l e a m d o e s not s e e a s

season." T h e Flying Dutch were selected lo finish s e c o n d in t h e l e a g u e by

played varsity b a s k e t b a l l "

led the d e f e n s e wilh 61 steals. S h e

the tournament anyway we can," Z e h said. "If w e b e a l C a l v i n , that's

Z e h said. " W e h a v e talent a c r o s s i h e

p l a y e r s s c o r e d o v e r 3 0 0 p o i n t s in a

b o a r d , but i h e c h a l l e n g e w i l l be

H o e k s t r a , w h o r e c e i v e d first t e a m h o n o r s , a l s o b r o k e a single seaso n

single season. A l s o r e t u r n e e s l o o k i n g to m a k e

m a k i n g il all g e l . " T h e team has had to f o c u s on hav-

B a l d w i n W a l l a c e , 7 5 - 7 1 in t h e first

s o p h o m o r e r e c o r d , a v e r a g i n g 14.4

significant c o n t r i b u t i o n s will be

ing m o r e e f f i c i e n t p r a c t i c e s in lieu

round. I t ' s w i t h t h e s e p l a y e r s that t h e F l y i n g D u t c h will a t t e m p t lo c a p -

p o i n t s per g a m e a n d t o t a l i n g 3 8 9

Mandy

of their s h o r t e n e d p r e p a r a t i o n l i m e .

lure their first M i c h i g a n Intercolle-

w a s K o e n i g s k n e c h t . S h e sel a f r e s h m a n record for points and rebounds,

NCAA

team, that dropped

lo

giate A l h l e l i c A s s o c i a i i o n title u n der head coach Brian Morehouse. " A b i g s t r e n g t h is that w e h a v e a

points. . A l s o r e c e i v i n g first t e a m h o n o r s

Pryor

('99)

and

Amy

" T h e f o u r k e y s of s u c c e s s will be r e b o u n d i n g , i m p r o v i n g our field

Brower ('01).

fine. B u i I d o n ' t ihink i t ' s our m a i n f o c u s . G e l l i n g into the t o u r n a m e n t a n d w i n n i n g a s m a n y g a m e s as w e c a n is our m a i n f o c u s . " H o p e will play n i n e of their first

decreasing

ten g a m e s al h o m e and c l o s e out t h e s e a s o n w i l h s e v e n of e i g h t

a n c e a n d h e l p the l e a m to b l e n d lo-

o p p o n e n t ' s field g o a l p e r c e n t a g e ,

g a m e s on Ihe road. T h e l e a m will

a n d w a s o n l y t h e third p l a y e r in

g e l h e r a n d gel o v e r h u r d l e s , " assis-

h o s t the s e a s o n o p e n i n g H o p e C o l -

H o p e h i s t o r y lo s c o r e o v e r 3 0 0

tant c o a c h K r i s t e n C a r l s o n s a i d .

and t e a m chemistry," M o r e h o u s e said. "If w e c a n a c c o m p l i s h t h e s e

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behind Calvin, and narrowly ahead

a l l y in 1 9 9 6 a n d 1 9 9 8 .

of A l b i o n .

" A t t h i s p o i n t w e d o n ' t l a c k at

w i l l b e in p r e t t y g o o d p o s i t i o n . "

t h i n g s t o w o r k o n in p r a c t i c e , b u t

H o p e will l o o k f o r a q u i c k start

the g u y s a r e w o r k i n g r e a l h a r d t o

But with the n e w season, c o m e s

" I ' d d e s c r i b e the t e a m as solid, t h a t ' s the o n e w o r d t h a t w o u l d d e s c r i b e it," Van W i e r e n said. " W e

F o r t h e first l i m e in y e a r s , i h e

f r o m nine returning players from

Hope College men's basketball

last y e a r ' s t e a m , that f i n i s h e d n u m -

f i x t h i n g s , " V a n W i e r e n s a i d . "1

new questions and n e w concerns for

learn is n o l f a v o r e d l o w i n ils f i f l h

b e r t w o in t h e n a t i o n . W h i l e t h e

think they n e e d to really c o m m i t a s

the t e a m a n d c o a c h i n g s t a f f .

team graduated four players, sev-

a unit. T h e r e ' s no r o o m for error,

" T h e b i g q u e s t i o n is w h a t is g o -

h a v e a g r o u p o f g u y s that h a v e b e e n

s t r a i g h t c o n f e r e n c e title.

eral returning individuals played

e v e r y g u y h a s to g o o u t a n d m a k e a

ing l o b e t h e p r o d u c t i v i t y o f o u r

w a t c h i n g t h e a c t i o n f o r the p a s t f e w

significant contribution."

o f f e n s e , " Van W i e r e n said. " O u r

y e a r s , a n d are n o w in the p o s i t i o n

r a n k i n g s , the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n

m a j o r roles. The lone returning starter from a

H o p e will b e g i n l o o k i n g f o r c o n -

o f f e n s e h a s got t o g e l u s in t h e s e v -

of b e i n g w a t c h e d . "

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

y e a r a g o is P a t S t e g e m a n ( ' 9 9 ) .

tributors this w e e k e n d , as they will

S t e g e m a n a v e r a g e d 11.5 p o i n t s a n d

p l a y in t h e C o r n e r s t o n e C l a s s i c ,

s t o n e Classic o n e w e e k later with

rival C a l v i n C o l l e g e .

enties on a regular basis." H o p e will h a v e l o r e p l a c e o v e r

Friday and Saturday. The Flying

s i x t y p e r c e n t o f last s e a s o n ' s o f -

t h e O l d K e n t C l a s s i c at t h e V a n

Dutchmen

fense. including All-American and

A n d e l A r e n a . T h e r e , the Flying

two-time

D u t c h m e n c o u l d f a c e rival C a l v i n

In p r e s e a s o n M i c h i g a n I n t e r c o l legiate

Athletic

Association

Despite early season doubters,

four rebounds a year ago.

t h e t e a m f e e l s it is in p o s i t i o n t o

O t h e r v e t e r a n s w h o started at

compete for another league cham-

various times include Josh Canan

pionship. "\ t h i n k

( ' 0 0 ) . K e v i n Van T i m m e r a n ( ' 0 0 ) , it's

going

to be

a

begin

play

Friday

a g a i n s t G r a c e , Ind. at 6 p . m .

and Chris Vander Slice ('99).

Van W i e r e n enters his 2 2 n d year

MIAA

MVP

Joel

H o p e w i l l f o l l o w u p the C o r n e r -

in a g l i m p s e o f w h a t m a y b e the

Holstege ('98).

M I A A championship.

of c o a c h i n g . H e currently stands as

With the onset of graduation,

the third a l l - t i m e w i n n i n g e s t D i v i -

c a m e the q u e s t i o n s of w h e t h e r

H o p e b e g i n s ils M I A A s e a s o n on

the

T h e t e a m had an early o p p o r t u -

league)," said head coach Glenn

nity to d e v e l o p c h e m i s t r y as they

s i o n III c o a c h w i t h a 4 1 0 - 1 2 8

H o p e c o u l d c l a i m it's f i f t h c o n s e c u -

J a n u a r y 5 , h o s t i n g O l i v e t at 7 : 3 0

t r a v e l l e d t o the N e t h e r l a n d s f o r s i x

r e c o r d . H e h a s c o a c h e d 12 l e a g u e

t i v e l e a g u e title.

p.m.

scramble

for

the

top

(of

Van W i e r e n . " T h e t e a m that b u i l d s

Volleyball finishes off record season

P

first g a m e H o p e t o o k c o n t r o l b u t the

PAUL. LOODEEN

k n i g h t s b a t t l e d b a c k to steal i h e

sports editor The F l y i n g D u t c h w o m e n ' s v o l -

g a m e 1 1 - 1 5 . It w a s the last g a m e

l e y b a l l lost t o the n u m b e r o n e s e e d

Calvin w o u l d win as the Flying

in t h e N a t i o n a l C o l l e g i a t e A t h l e t i c

D u t c h w o u l d w i n the n e x t t h r e e 15-

Association t o u r n a m e n t to e n d their

7, 15-5. a n d 1 6 - 1 4 .

record season. " It w a s a g o o d y e a r o v e r a l l . " s a i d

the Flying Dutch faced Wittenburg.

K r i s t i L a n g l a n d ( ' 9 9 ) . "It w a s a lot

H o p e t o o k t h e first g a m e 15-7 t h e n

of fun and a great e x p e r i e n c e . "

W i t t e n b u r g a d j u s t e d a n d l o o k the

Even though the Flying Dutch

In the s e c o n d t o u r n a m e n t m a t c h

s e c o n d g a m e 15-8.

s a w an early exit f r o m the tourna-

" W e c a m e out strong and then

m e n t the t e a m t o o k a lot a w a y at

they adjusted," said Odland. " W e

the end of this season. ' W e g r e w a lot a n d l e a r n e d a lot

d i d n ' t adjust as fast a s they did."

this season," said head

Grotenhuis ('01). "We

coach

" W e n e v e r g a v e u p , " said K i m fought

Maureen Odland. T h e t e a m set a H o p e record w i t h

back." A f t e r d r o p p i n g the third g a m e to

3 3 w i n s w h i c h b r e a k s the p r e v i o u s

the T i g e r s , 15-3, H o p e p u t u p a fight

r e c o r d t h a t s t o o d at 3 2 s e t b y the

to win the fourth g a m e 15-13. T h i s

1 9 8 7 s q u a d . In d o i n g s o t h e t e a m

f o r c e d a fifth a n d d e c i d i n g g a m e .

achieved a national ranking as high a s six d u r i n g t h e r e g u l a r s e a s o n . " W e w o n a lot o f g a m e s e a r l y , b u t

" I n t h e f o u r t h a n d fiflh g a m e s it

p h o t o c o u r t e s y of P u b l i c R e l a t i o n s

W O R K I N G I X : Joh" McDonald ('01), Jeremy Pearson ('01), and Isaac Tarn ('02) move the puck around in front 'of Northwood's goaltender, in a 10-4 victory.

Hope-Calvin moves to ice

w a s e v e n , " s a i d O d l a n d . "It e a s i l y like last y e a r , w i t h t h r e e s o l i d l i n e s

4 last F r i d a y n i g h t .

could h a v e g o n e either way."

we d i d n ' t play a n y b o d y . " said

T h e incredible play of H e a t h e r

O d l a n d . " T h e n w e felt the p r e s s u r e

V e i l i n g ( ' 9 9 ) . 19 kills, 17 d i g s , a n d

D A N A LAMERS

T h e t e a m h o p e s t o i m p r o v e o n its

infocus editor

o f d e f e n s e . A n d S c o t t H e s is p l a y ing s u p e r b at g o a l i e , " M c D o n a l d

p e r f o r m a n c e o f last w e e k .

of h a v i n g to be g o o d w i t h the na-

6 b l o c k s c o m b i n e d w i t h the p l a y o f

If t h e r e is a n y t e a m t h e H o p e

tional r a n k i n g . "

Becky Schmidt ('99) Michigan

H o c k e y C l u b w o u l d like to put

more consistent, more defensively

said. T h e d o o r s t o the I n s i d e Ice A r e n a ,

O n e o f the h a r d e s t o f t h e l o s s e s

Inlercollegate Athletic Association

a w a y t h i s s e a s o n it is C a l v i n .

sound, Chappell said.

located on R a s o m , east of 31, will

c a m e in the t e a m ' s final g a m e a s t h e

M V P . 15 kills a n d 13 d i g s d u r i n g

F r i d a y n i g h t at 7 : 0 0 p . m . t h e y

t e a m lost t o l o p s e e d W i t t e n b u r g

t h e m a t c h h e l p e d the D u t c h s l a y in

will h a v e the c h a n c e t o d o it, c h r i s -

U n i v e r s i t y in S p r i n g f e i l c k O h i o in

ihe contest. H o w e v e r , the Flying

t e n i n g o n l y t h e s e c o n d g a m e in

"We'll skate, skale. and skate

s h o w u p at the g a m e , p l a y a s a t e a m ,

D u t c h f i n a l l y fell t o t h e T i g e r s in

their n e w s t a d i u m with one of the

some more and w o n ' t slow d o w n , "

a n d d o b e t t e r in the d e f e n s i v e z o n e , "

t h e last g a m e o f t h e m a t c h 1 6 - 1 4 .

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

M c D o n a l d said. " M y C o a c h says

C a m p b e l l said.

hustle can neutralize talent any-

it w a s n ' t e n o u g h , " s a i d G r o t e n h u i s .

the country. " W e ' r e g o i n g a p p r o a c h this like

" I t is n o t h i n g t o b e a s h a m e d o f . "

a n y o t h e r g a m e , b u t p l a y a little

time." Practices for the team have been

h a r d e r b e c a u s e it's C a l v i n , " s a i d

c o m p o s e d of a lot o f d r i l l s , c o n c e n -

defenseman Chris Campbell ('02).

trating on e n d u r a n c e .

the N C A A r e g i o n a l s . " T h e g a m e could have g o n e either w a y , " said O d l a n d . T h e first g a m e o f t h e t o u r n a m e n t H o p e p l a y e d a g a i n s t C a l v i n . In t h e

T i t i U D L J

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Veterinary r e c e p t i o - o s t / t e d r u c i a n nescfed part-lnrtE e v e i i n g s and days. ^pprcodrrately 25-30 h o u r s a week. wni-irg t o t r a i n t h e r i g h t cardkfete.

"We're concentrating on skating and conditioning," Chappell said.

already ignited between H o p e /

" W e ' l l try t o o u t w o r k t h e m . " T h e t e a m is c o n f i d e n t o f t h e i r

Calvin sports teams. " T h i s a d d s t o the r i v a l r y H o p e

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ability to outlast the K n i g h t s . "We'll

skale

hard,"

said

s p o r t c o m p e t i t i o n s , " s a i d first-year

Campbell. "Our endurance has been

c o a c h J e f f C h a p p e l l . " I e x p e c t it t o

a b i g f a c t o r , w e ' v e b e e n m o r e in

b e pretty intense."

s h a p e t h a n the o t h e r t e a m s w e ' v e

T h e r i v a r l y itself e f f e c t s n e a r l y

played. A n d w e ' l l use our for-

e v e r y part of the g a m e , especially

wards." The team plans lo improve on

crowd support. we've

o p e n at 6 : 3 0 o n F r i d a y n i g h t . " W e h a v e to have e v e r y b o d y

s k a l e C a l v i n o n the i c e .

has s e r v e d to add f u e l to the s p a r k s

"Everytime

P l e a s e s o x i resune t o :

T h e t e a m h o p e s lo s i m p l e out-

T h e addition of the H o c k e y t e a m

h a s w i t h C a l v i n in o t h e r of the o t h e r

Hospital

" W e n e e d lo i m p r o v e o n p l a y i n g

played

s o m e aspects of their g a m e .

( C a l v i n ) w e ' v e h a d at l e a s t 1 , 0 0 0

" W e h a v e to w o r k on m o v e m e n t

f a n s . T h e y ' r e the l o u d e s t , m o s t e x -

a r o u n d t h e n e t in t h e o f f e n s i v e

citing g a m e s e v e r y p l a y e d , " said

z o n e , " said f o r w a r d Ryan Peters

forward John McDonald ('01).

('00),"keeping a constant move-

T h e F l y i n g D u t c h m e n , w i t h a 1-

m e n t in t h e h i g h s l o t . "

I record, a p p r o a c h e s the contest

T h e t e a m is c o n f i d e n t of its i m -

c o m i n g o f f an 8-2 loss lo S a g i n a w

p r o v e m e n t f r o m it's d i s a p p o i n t i n g

V a l l e y last S a t u r d a y .

t w o w i n s e a s o n last y e a r .

C a l v i n lost l o S a g i n a w V a l l e y 5 -

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