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HOPE MOURNS PROFESSOR'S DEATH teacher she w a s . " Brandon Alleman ('06) agreed

Erin L ' H o t t a Editor-In-Chief O n the a f t e r n o o n of N o v . 30

that A n d e r s e n w a s a p r o f e s s o r

20 p e w s o f D i m n e n t C h a p e l w e r e

d e d i c a t e d t o h e l p i n g students. A l l e m a n , w h o is a m a t h e m a t i c s

filled by p r o f e s s o r s d r e s s e d in their a c a d e m i c robes a n d caps, a l o n g side a p a c k e d chapel o f s t u d e n t s , staff, a d m i n i s t r a t i o n and

community

members who

a t t e n d e d a m e m o r i a l service for

N E W S SNIPPETS

H O P E COLLEGE • H O L L A N D , M I C H I G A N

Janet A n d e r s e n , p r o f e s s o r o f m a t h e m a t i c s , w h o w a s killed in

m a j o r , m e t A n d e r s e n w h e n he took h e r Math/ B i o l o g y class a s a s o p h o m o r e . He spent the next summer

doing

research

with

Andersen. " J a n e t w a s m y mentor. O n e day

a car accident during w h i t e - o u t

I w e n t t o h e r o f f i c e and told her that I w a s d o u b t i n g m y m a j o r . S h e

conditions on Thanksgiving Day

said 4 okay, let's w o r k t h r o u g h this

to

Nov. 24. The Hope College jazz band

together.' A n d w e d i d , " A l l e m a n said. " T h i s y e a r she studied with

r e c o m m e n d a national sorority to come to Hope's campus because

sat in the b a l c o n y o f D i m n e n t . T h e organ r a n g strong a s the

m e a couple hours a week to help

it raised c o n c e r n that

congregation

NATIONAL SORORITY NOT RECOMMENDED On

Dec.

committee

1

the

decided

ad

hoc

not

having

a n o t h e r national sorority is not c o n s i s t e n t with the nature o f H o p e ' s c o m m u n i t y o f life. T h e

sang

"Amazing

Grace." professor

Darin Stephenson, o f m a t h e m a t i c s and

Marlene

Field,

issue is still to b e p r e s e n t e d to

assistant

t h e B o a r d o f Trustees.

department,

of

administrative

the

mathematics

spoke

STUDENT SURVEY

memorial service with Andersen's

A n official Frost R e s e a r c h survey revealed that 83.6 percent

brother, sister-in-law

o f H o p e ' s student b o d y use the

Baptist C h u r c h . "Janet had

internet for F a c e b o o k . T h i r t y o n e percent use the internet t o visit other p e o p l e ' s blogs. T h e s u r v e y also r e v e a l e d that 17.5 percent use the internet for p o r n o g r a p h y , w h i l e three percent

and

pastor

of

at

the

She

invited area Girl S c o u t s t o c a m p u s o n N o v . 19 t o carry out a p r o j e c t

Yeldings

E n c o u n t e r with C u l t u r e s class.

struggles

and

Janet Andersen

every

other

Shortly

after

President

B u l t m a n ' s p r e s i d e n c y began, an a n o n y m o u s d o n o r left $ 12 million to H o p e C o l l e g e . $3 million of the d o n a t i o n w a s recently d e c i d e d t o be used to start T h e C e n t e r for F a i t h f u l L e a d e r s h i p . D o u g K o o p m a n , director o f T h e C e n t e r f o r Faithful L e a d e r s h i p , w a s hired to create a l e a d e r s h i p program for students with the intent o f creating a f u t u r e

mathematics,

hour. T h e next day she g a v e t h e

c o m m u n i t y as the " p r o f e s s o r w h o

student h e r notes o n h o w t o s o l v e the p r o b l e m . T h i s w a s the kind o f

didn't wear shoes." Tim Pennings, professor of

an3

AM

"She

Andersen

started t e a c h i n g at H o p e t o g e t h e r in 1991. He r e m i n i s c e d a b o u t the

recognized throughout the Hope

FRIEND

Q

loved

board

games.

W h e n I did research with h e r and

t i m e Janet w a s given thirty pairs

other s t u d e n t s o v e r the s u m m e r , she a l w a y s m a d e us play g a m e s

o f s h o e s as a gag g i f t at the 2 0 0 4

together.

faculty luncheon. S k o u g a g r e e d that A n d e r s e n

invited u s and o u r f a m i l i e s over

had a u n i q u e personality.

One

time

SEE ANDERSEN,

she

even

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HOPE SEEKS NEW FACE FOR FLYING DUTCHMAN Student

t h e m a s c o t , will m a k e the d e c i s i o n o f w h i c h potential m a s c o t will be the official Flying D u t c h m a n . A f t e r the Congress,

along

with J o h n J o b s o n , director o f residential life, and R a y Smith,

m a s c o t is d e c i d e d , J o b s o n said that the F l y i n g D u t c h m a n will b e named. T h

e

m a s c o t is expected

t h r o u g h o u t the s e m e s t e r e s t a b l i s h i n g f o u r potential

to be decided

m a s c o t s to s e r v e as t h e

b e f o r e the Jan. 14 Hope-Calvin men's

physical r e p r e s e n t a t i o n o f the Flying Dutchman. "Now

basketball g a m e .

t h a t we have

StudentCongress President L a u r e n Engel and

designed the f o u r potential H o p e is actively exploring ways to h a v e s t u d e n t s

early stages.

m a s c o t , " J o b s o n said.

A custodian r e p o r t e d f o u n d a

S t u d e n t voting, a l o n g with

small a m o u n t o f m a r i j u a n a in the b a t h r o o m o f the M a r t h a M i l l e r

Student C o n g r e s s and input from ad h o c m e m b e r s i n v o l v e d in c r e a t i n g

('06) Vice

President Brad Matson

mascots,

v o t e online for their f a v o r i t e

Center.

MENT6R

Janet Andersen, former professor of m a t h e m a t i c s , Is rem e m b e r e d by Hope as a w o m a n c o m m i t t e d to community.

p o e m s a s well as m a t h . " A n d e r s e n w a s k n o w n for her

leadership minor. T h e p r o c e s s o f creating the m i n o r is still in its

DRUG VIOLATION

A

week.

d i r e c t o r o f athletics, w o r k e d

ANONYMOUS $ 1 2 M DONATION FUNDS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

KOTO U ) U R T E S Y M A T H U E P A R T M

IREMEM&ERING

We had to r e s p o n d to

u n i q u e a p p r o a c h t o life. S h e w a s

EDrrOFHN-CHIEF

John

my

p r o b l e m w i t h a student. T h e n she w e n t h o m e and w o r k e d a n o t h e r

Scouts work on completing o n e o f their b a d g e s . W h i t b e c k Professor

always helped see through

m e w r i t e reflection p a p e r s for math c l a s s

students, motivated t h e m an^l e n c o u r a g e d

Erin L H o t t a

for

She me

said. " S h e e v e n m a d e

challenged

on diversity that h e l p e d t h e Girl

and D e l i a C o l e t t a ' s p r o j e c t w a s

only

c h a l l e n g e d m e with new ideas," Skoug

t w o hours w o r k i n g o n a math

Laura Whitbeck ('09) and Arianna Delia Coletta ( ' 0 9 )

the

A n d I w a s e n c o u r a g e d b y that b e i n g o n e o f the f e w

d e e p , p r o f o u n d love for p e o p l e a r o u n d her.

of

w o m e n in the m a t h d e p a r t m e n t .

a

the student b o d y b e l i e v e s that

150 GIRL SCOUTS VISIT CAMPUS

m o d e l in her life. "She was one

First

them," Stephenson said. " L a s t M o n d a y Janet spent

completely controlled."

that A n d e r s e n w a s a p o s i t i v e role

female math majors.

use it for f e e b a s e d online d a t i n g services. F o r t y - f i v e p e r c e n t o f their personal internet u s e " i s

m e p r e p a r e for the M a t h G R E . " Jennica S k o u g ( ' 0 6 ) a g r e e d

('07)

started

drafting

the idea o f a n e w m a s c o t in A u g u s t and p r e s e n t e d the idea to S t u d e n t C o n g r e s s this semester. " B r a d and I w e r e talking o n e d a y and

Witty, a c o n c e p t artist f o r Street C h a r a c t e r s Inc., w h o s e c o m p a n y

has d e s i g n e d N F L

m a s c o t s for the Detroit L i o n s and N e w E n g l a n d Patriots. Street C h a r a c t e r s Inc. h a s also d e s i g n e d m a s c o t s for m a j o r league baseball t e a m s like the Detroit Tigers a n d C h i c a g o W h i t e S o x . T h e c o m p a n y has also d e s i g n e d c o r p o r a t e m a s c o t s for K e n t u c k y Fried C h i c k e n , A & W Restaurants and Red L o b s t e r Restaurants. T h e n e w f a c e o f the Flying D u t c h m a n will basketball m o s t likely a p p e a r at g a m e s , football games, cheer l e a d i n g , orientation barbecue, and graduation b r u n c h for students to get t h e i r p i c t u r e t a k e n with the m a s c o t for sentimental

realized that Hope d o e s n ' t h a v e a m a s c o t . We have the Flying D u t c h m a n , but w h a t d o e s the Flying

value remembrance H o p e . Information

D u t c h m a n look like?" E n g e l said. A f t e r p r e s e n t i n g the idea to H o p e , the four potential m a s c o t s w e r e d e s i g n e d b y B r e n d a n

a b o u t the voting process will s o o n be released.


NEWS

2

DECEMBER 7, 2 0 0 5

CHRISTMAS CONSUMPTION BOOSTS RETAIL store f r a n c h i s e s t o h a v e gains o f m o r e

d e n t s , educators, and entrepreneurs." w h o s e goal is to " t o p p l e existing p o w e r

than 3 1/2 p e r c e n t in c o m p a r i s o n with last y e a r ' s sales for the f r a n c h i s e s .

structures and f o r g e a m a j o r shift in the w a y w e will live in the 21st c e n t u r y . "

cil o f S h o p p i n g C e n t e r s e x p e c t s s a m e -

Chris Lewis SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

H o l i d a y s a l e s in

Michigan

are pro-

j e c t e d to increase b y at least 5 percent this y e a r in c o m p a r i s o n t o last y e a r ' s sales. Nationally, a n overall rise in c o n s u m e r s p e n d i n g is also e x p e c t e d .

some

T h e A d b u s t e r s n e t w o r k created the an-

t r e n d s f r o m this y e a r ' s sales that s h o w the f o r e c a s t s for t h e h o l i d a y s e a s o n m a y

nual B u y N o t h i n g Day, w h i c h o c c u r s e v e r y Black Friday, the d a y a f t e r T h a n k s g i v i n g .

not b e c o m p l e t e l y true. T h e

Unfortunately,

there

are

also

Michigan

B l a c k Friday has b e c o m e the b e g i n n i n g

v e y c o n d u c t e d b y the M i c h i g a n Retailers A s s o c i a t i o n and t h e F e d e r a l R e -

Retail Index survey f o u n d that 32 percent o f retailers increased sales in S e p t e m -

o f the h o l i d a y season and also one o f the m a j o r s p e n d i n g d a y s o f t h e year, a s shop-

s e r v e B a n k o f C h i c a g o s h o w s that 74

b e r over the s a m e m o n t h last y e a r w h i l e

pers b e g i n their m a d rush to b u y the latest

p e r c e n t o f the n a t i o n ' s retailers are exp e c t i n g h o l i d a y s a l e s that will either

56

a c c e s s o r i e s for the lowest prices possible. B l a c k Friday is essential t o all retail-

be as g o o d a s last y e a r ' s o r e v e n better.

a b o u t S e p t e m b e r a n d still look f o r w a r d

ers'

" G i v e n the s l u g g i s h n e s s o f M i c h i g a n ' s e c o n o m y and recent lackluster holiday

to this h o l i d a y s e a s o n . M o r e than 50 p e r c e n t o f all retailers e x p e c t their sales

have joined the cause of Adbusters and d o not s h o p o n B l a c k Friday annually.

s e a s o n s , a 5 p e r c e n t gain for t h e holi-

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

T h e m o n t h l y M i c h i g a n Retail Index sur-

Some

d a y s w o u l d b e w e l c o m e d b y m o s t retailers,"

Michigan

Retailer's

Association

c h a i r m a n a n d C E O L a r r y M e y e r said. A n o t h e r p r o m i s i n g statistic f o r businesses

is that

the

International

Coun-

percent r e c o r d e d declines in sales. H o w e v e r , retailers h a v e tried t o f o r g e t

organizations,

writers,

pranksters,

stu-

" d i d n o t participate in t h e d o o m s d a y e c o n -

still w e r e u p 2 1 . 9 percent from 2 0 0 4 and t h e s e sales increases h a v e c o n t i n -

want

a

u n i v e r s i t y o f their c h o i c e . O n c e

"We

K a l a m a z o o , " reads the slogan o n a t-shirt w o r n b y a H o p e s t u d e n t .

t h e s c h o l a r s h i p is in e f f e c t the

e d u c a t e d citizenry b e c a u s e t h o s e i n d i v i d u a l s will b e c o m e , in fact,

"Yes,

there

really

is

to b e a c o m m u n i t y want

In light o f recent e v e n t s , m o r e p e o p l e will k n o w that t h e r e really

regular progress towards a college

physicians,

d e g r e e or certification.

core." Western

group

of

when

they

donated

"We want to be a community

enough

that

to

— J u d i t h Bailey,

college. T h e p r o g r a m has b e e n d e e m e d

Western Michigan University

the

Public

Kalamazoo

Schools

Promise.

All

students that graduate from KPS, live w i t h i n the district, and h a v e

The

whole

city

was

very

have

a

our

next

gone

volunteer

Michigan over

plan so

recently

well. T h e y

h a v e p r o p o s e d t o p a y the r o o m and b o a r d f o r a n y s t u d e n t w h o c o m e s t o the university u n d e r the

pilot r e p o r t e d a n e m e r g e n c y and a t t e m p t e d to turn the p l a n e a r o u n d . T h e pilot then lost control o f t h e p l a n e and crashed into a residential area in the Y a f t a b a d district.

e x p e c t e d to rise, a n d m a n y n e w

as an irresponsible w a y to s p e n d

f a m i l i e s will b e lured into the c o m m u n i t y to take a d v a n t a g e o f

the institution's m o n e y . T h e y a r e

this opport uni t y. Judith I. Bailey,

h o w can they a f f o r d to g i v e m o r e

a l w a y s raising r a t e s a s it is, s o

student has b e e n in the school

Michigan University's president,

m o n e y a w a y , s k e p t i c s say. A p r o g r a m like this has n e v e r

district. A student that h a s b e e n in t h e district since k i n d e r g a r t e n

said

scholarships

b e e n i m p l e m e n t e d b e f o r e . It will

will c h a n g e the f a c e o f life in

start with the c l a s s o f 2 0 0 6 and is

will r e c e i v e a full ride.

Kalamazoo. "It says

e x p e c t e d to run at least 13 y e a r s ,

The

other

requirement

the

that

the

to

the

Western

world

we

but m a y c o n t i n u e far b e y o n d .

NEW BILL CUTS STUDENT AID o f cutting rural health p r o g r a m s

Kurt Pyle

ahd cut t a x e s d u r i n g a t i m e o f

SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

In a m o v e that c o u l d lead to increased costs for s t u d e n t loans, the H o u s e o f R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s v o t e d 2 1 7 - 2 1 5 o n Nov. 18 to cut federal s p e n d i n g by $ 5 0 billion over the next five years. T h e bill, c o m b i n e d

with

a

S e n a t e bill w h i c h w o u l d d e c r e a s e s p e n d i n g b y $ 3 6 billion o v e r the s a m e p e r i o d , m a r k s the first cuts to m a n d a t o r y s p e n d i n g in eight years. The

increased federal spending, f o r m e d the s w i n g v o t e . In

order

to

pass

reduction

bills

traditional 15 m i n u t e s . House Republicans contended that

restraining

spending

economy, faster than inflation, a n d

five years; the S e n a t e d o e s so by

far

$9.7 billion. T h e fight to p a s s t h e bill w a s a

our

Republicans,

weary

have

increases as d o e s t h e d e m a n d for a l c o h o l . T h e c o m p a n y e s t i m a t e s that Indian beer c o n s u m p t i o n will increase 4 0 - f o l d in

efforts to

the next 2 5 years. T h e current e s t i m a t e s o n b e e r c o n s u m p t i o n

after

Hurricane

than

beyond means

to sustain it," said Budget

Katrina

Republican

rein in the national debt in recent loans h a v e

India's e c o n o m y c o n t i n u e s t o g r o w stronger, c o n s u m e r s p e n d i n g

are less than a liter per person p e r year.

become

an issue o f d e b a t e over the last five years. Average student debt h a s increased, a s has the n u m b e r o f s t u d e n t s s e e k i n g aid. T h i s c o m b i n a t i o n has strained r e s o u r c e s in an already

fiscal discipline.

c o s t s . T h e H o u s e bill cuts t h e s e p r o g r a m s b y $ 1 4 . 3 billion o v e r

Moderate

on

p r o g r a m s s uch as f o o d s t a m p s . M e d i c a i d , a n d s t u d e n t loans

faster

j o i n e d D e m o c r a t s to d o w n the bill.

s p e n d i n g and the cost o f r e b u i l d i n g

a n d held the vote o p e n b e y o n d the

lenders and increasing b o r r o w i n g

failed to p a s s the S e n a t e by a v o t e of 224-209, as 22 Republicans

R-Iowa. T h e c o m b i n a t i o n o f military

years. Student

"This unchecked s p e n d i n g is g r o w i n g

A similar b u d g e t bill

C o b r a B e e r p l a n s to o p e n a b r e w e r y and distribution c e n t e r in H y d e r a b a d to cash in on an i n c r e a s e in local drinking. A s

derailed

cut s p e n d i n g on federal s t u d e n t loans b y l o w e r i n g s u b s i d i e s t o

bitter o n e .

later

INDIAN BEER MARKET PRIMED

C o m m i t t e e C h a i r m a n Jim N u s s l e ,

resolution. House leaders worked all night t o s w a y m o d e r a t e v o t e s

w o u l d begin to restore deficit

the

IRANIAN AIR CRASH DEVASTATES

they w o u l d h a v e to w o r r y a b o u t is

tuition a n d m a n d a t o r y fees t o a n y public university o r c o m m u n i t y

long the

cUJ rvs cHU rva cHU r-o cUJ *-v3 ciJJ r t a ciU n j cUl r o ciU rxa ciii rwa rUJ r u

T h e aircraft had j u s t t a k e n o f f from M e h r a b a d airport w h e n t h e

pizza money. S o m e p e o p l e see this o f f e r

how

m w

w o u l d m a k e c o l l e g e one h u n d r e d percent free for K P S students. All

t h e e c o n o m y . P r o p e r t y prices are

on

c4U r o cUJ r t a cili *13 ciU r-va etl) r-v-s r l i l - u c U rx-a HU r-o

A t least 128 p e o p l e are c o n f i r m e d dead in Iranian capital T e h r a n w h e n a p l a n e c r a s h e d into a 10-story a p a r t m e n t building.

covering

will d e p e n d

rUJ n a c4U

Kalamazoo Promise. The program

will

c o l l e g e in M i c h i g a n . The amount of money awarded

WORLD

that has

b e e n s t u d e n t s f o u r or m o r e y e a r s money

THE

strong

excited t o h e a r the n e w s o f the n e w plan b e c a u s e o f w h a t it will d o for

receive

ued during this holiday s h o p p i n g s e a s o n .

that

or next e n t r e p r e n e u r s , o u r n e x t

not

values education."

m o n e y to send all g r a d u a t e s from Kalamazoo

to

released a n o t h e r

benefactors m a d e national news

NE WS AROUND

g i v i n g w e e k e n d sales across the nation

v a l u e s e d u c a t i o n , " Bailey s a i d .

student m u s t m a i n t a i n a C P A o f 2 . 0 or h i g h e r and be m a k i n g

is a K a l a m a z o o . An anonymous

E v e n if A d b u s t e r s kept m i l l i o n s o f p e o p l e a r o u n d t h e United States aWay from the stores on B l a c k Friday, T h a n k s -

student is that the student m u s t b e a d m i t t e d and enrolled at the

STAFF W R I T E R

however,

D a y 2 0 0 5 w a s a terrific s u c c e s s a s p e o p l e in N o r t h A m e r i c a and a c r o s s t h e entire g l o b e

FREE SCHOOL IN KALAMAZOO Gregory Reznich

Millions,

omy, m a r k e t i n g m i n d - g a m e s , and frantic consumption that's subsumed our culture."

A d b u s t e r s is a " g l o b a l n e t w o r k o f artactivists,

sales.

Accordingtoadbusters.org, Buy Nothing

however,

s t rongl y o p p o s e retailers' goal to increase their s a l e s for this season. ists,

annual

tight fiscal environment.

our

W h i l e the H o u s e and S e n a t e bills both cut s p e n d i n g , they d i f f e r substantially, and s o the bills will go to c o n f e r e n c e

MICROSOFT SUED FOR DESIGN FLAW M i c r o s o f t , creator o f the n e w X b o x 360, is being sued for an alleged d e s i g n flaw in the p r o d u c t . Robert B y e r s o f C h i -

committee, where they will be c o m b i n e d in

c a g o c l a i m s the p o w e r supply a n d p r o c e s s o r s in the g a m i n g c o n s o l e o v e r h e a t a f t e r a few m i n u t e s o f play, c a u s i n g the

a compromise for r e p a s s a g e by both

s ys t em to f r e e z e . M i c r o s o f t has a c k n o w l e d g e d p r o b l e m s in an " i s o l a t e d " n u m b e r o f X b o x 3 6 0 ' s but are r e f r a i n i n g f r o m

bodies.

c o m m e n t o n this particular case.

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DECEMBER 7, 2 0 0 5 T H I S W E E K IN A R T Wednesday Opus Release Party

Dec. 7

m u s i c — t h e intricate r h y t h m s o f the tap s h o e s w e r e e n o u g h to fill the theatre with s o u n d .

m o n e y t o h e l p those in n e e d , w e c a n n o t really

SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

T h e fall student d a n c e c o n c e r t s w e r e a s u c c e s s this year, bringing together students

" N o t o n l y did w e h a v e to listen to e a c h other t o stay together but we also had t o por-

have n e v e r b e e n in that p o s i t i o n , " R a i n w a t e r

and m e m b e r s o f the c o m m u n i t y to e n j o y the pieces created a n d p e r f o r m e d b y students.

tray d i f f e r e n t e m o t i o n s u s i n g the m o v e m e n t o f o u r b o d i e s , " Carrie B r a n d i s ( ' 0 8 ) said.

Heidi Weir

7:30 p.m. Maas Auditorium

Thursday

Dance students exhibit semester achievements

Dec. 8

Student Departmental Recital 1 1 a.m. Wlchers Auditorium 6 p.m. Dlmnent Chapel

"A Christmas Story" Holland Civic Theatre. $ 1 0 D e c . 8 - D e c . 1 0 : 7 p . m . Dec. 1 0 : 2 p.m.

"The Illusion" 8 p.m. Dec. 8- Dec. 10. $ 4 for students.

In addition t o t h e c o n c e r t p r e s e n t e d in the

O n e o f the c r o w d favorites w a s the u p b e a t

K n i c k e r b o c k e r T h e a t r e Nov. 21-22, a less f o r m a l concert w a s p e r f o r m e d in the D o w

piece, " L o s e C o n t r o l , " p r e s e n t e d b y the H i p H o p A n o n y m o u s Club.

C e n t e r Nov. 29. Each performance was completely different f r o m o n e a n o t h e r , p r e s e n t i n g a life m e s -

Friday Dec. Christmas Madrigal Feast

9

6 : 3 0 p.m. Maas Auditorium. Dec. 9-10. $ 1 0 for students

sage and exploring human emotions. Jeanine Schulze's ( ' 0 8 ) piece, "Feeling G o o d , " kicked o f f t h e e v e n i n g at T h e K n i c k with a

"It w a s a lot o f hard w o r k b e c a u s e the d a n c e is very a e r o b i c and i n v o l v e s a lot o f q u i c k and intense m o v e m e n t s . H o w e v e r , pret e n d i n g t o h a v e a sort o f 4 hot-shot attitude' for three and a h a l f m i n u t e s w a s well w o r t h it," L i n d s e y F e r g u s o n ( ' 0 9 ) said.

feel the c o m p a s s i o n that w e should, since w e said. Real l i f e c o u p l e , L a u r e n L o c h n e r ( ' 0 8 ) and J a k e B o o n e ( ' 0 8 ) , c o - c h o r e o g r a p h e d their end e a r i n g piece, " O n e T h i n g . " " O u r d a n c e is a conversation b e t w e e n the t w o o f us. We h a v e a c o n n e c t i o n a n d a c o m m i t m e n t that m a k e s the d a n c e flow f r e e l y ; b e i n g in a c l o s e relationship, w e can predict e a c h o t h e r ' s m o v e m e n t , " L o c h n e r said. T h i s duet i n t r o d u c e d their piece with a v i d e o o f their o w n s i l h o u e t t e s d a n c i n g in s l o w m o tion. T h e y also p e r f o r m e d t o live m u s i c . " W e both absolutely love live m u s i c , so it

fun d a n c e t o a s o n g b y M i c h a e l B u b l e . T h e

T h e p i e c e titled " H o l l o w , " c h o r e o g r a p h e d

m o o d b e c a m e m o r e c o n t e m p l a t i v e with interpretive m o d e m pieces like A s h l e y P e r e z ' s

b y E m m a R a i n w a t e r ( ' 0 8 ) , included a u n i q u e element. T h e d a n c e consisted o f a soloist,

Ongoing Juried Student Art Show

('06) "behind blurredvision," Emily Liang's

f o u r " z o m b i e s " and a s l i d e s h o w of p h o t o -

to o u r d a n c i n g , " L o c h n e r said. S o n a S m i t h ( ' 0 6 ) c h o r e o g r a p h e d her o w n

( ' 0 6 ) " E r o t i k a , " and J a m i e T h o m p s o n ' s ( ' 0 6 )

Flggy pudding will be at annual Madrigal Feast

"Destruction." " F o r a y , " a piece c o m p o s e d b y Peter H a m -

g r a p h s in the b a c k g r o u n d . T h e p h o t o s , taken b y d o c u m e n t a r y p h o t o j o u m a l i s t Ryan S p e n -

interpretive d a n c e called "Ancestral Cries" d e d i c a t e d to " t h e f e a r s that m y a n c e s t o r s shed

cer R e e d , r e v e a l e d t h e critical social issues o f

s o that I c a n l i v e . " T h e m u s i c the d a n c e w a s

m e r ( ' 0 6 ) , in a d v a n c e d c o m p o s i t i o n class, w a s a t h r e e p e r s o n tap piece p e r f o r m e d en-

the p e o p l e o f East A f r i c a . "In A m e r i c a w e o c c a s i o n a l l y see w h a t is

p e r f o r m e d to, " S t r a n g e F r u i t " is a historical acc o u n t o f the h o r r o r o f b l a c k l y n c h i n g s .

Erika English

tirely w i t h o u t m u s i c .

g o i n g o n in the w o r l d , b u t e v e n as w e send

Orchestra Christmas Concert 1 2 p.m. The Kletz

The dancing was the

b r o u g h t extra e x c i t e m e n t , e m o t i o n and reality

SEE DANCE,

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SENIOR STAFF W R I T E R

A s Dec. 9 and 10 roll a r o u n d , d o n ' t be surprised to see suits o f a r m o r in M a a s a u d i t o r i u m , or s p r i n g s o f holly berries decorating the door. T h e a n n u a l M a d r i g a l Feast is u p o n us. F r o m the m o m e n t a guest enters until w h e n h e or she leaves the w h o l e c e r e m o n y is m e a n t to take t h e m back t o the Shakespearian era. D o n e in Old English, a " t o w n crier" a n n o u n c e s the guests as they c o m e . Even the opening toasts and prayer are d o n e in period English, and there is a f a n f a r e and processional for the "royal family". E a c h year a k i n g is a p p o i n t e d to o v e r s e e the m e r r y - m a k i n g . T h i s y e a r H o p e is lucky e n o u g h to h a v e a royal family. Brian C o y l e , p r o f e s s o r o f m u s i c , a n d his w i f e , D e b b i e , will p r e s i d e o v e r the e v e n t a l o n g with their t w o children, M a c k e n z i e a n d Molly. T h e m a i n e n t e r t a i n m e n t for t h e

Students perform comedy "The Illusion" f a c u l t y m e m b e r s D i a n a R o b i n s in the fall s e m e s t e r a n d J o h n T a m m i

I M

H o p e College Theatre contin-

in the spring s e m e s t e r . B e f o r e

u e d its fall s e m e s t e r s e a s o n with " T h e Illusion," a p l a y b y s e v e n -

c o m i n g to H o p e , D o o l e y s e r v e d

Ml III

a s an e d u c a t o r a n d a c t o r f o r the G u t h r i e T h e a t r e in M i n n e a p o l i s

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Jeremiah Vipond STAFF W R I T E R

t e e n t h c e n t u r y p l a y w r i g h t Pierre Comeille, on Dec. 8-10. T h e play is a story a b o u t a c o n cerned father n a m e d P r i d a m e n t w h o enlists the aid o f the m i g h t y sorcerer A l a c a n d r e in the s e a r c h

to e v e r y o n e involved. " W e s p e n d e v e r y night m a k i n g e a c h other

for his lost son, Clindor, w h o had

l a u g h . " D o o l e y said, " I t ' s b e e n

run a w a y from h o m e b e c a u s e o f criticisms f r o m his father.

a lot o f f u n . I h o p e the a u d i e n c e finds it as h u m o r o u s a s w e d o . " " T h e I l l u s i o n " a l o n g with

er t o look into m e n ' s m i n d and c o n j u r e up i m a g e s o f the past and

H o p e ' s latest student-directed 490 project, "Coffee Bar" were

future, takes P r i d a m e n t into h e r

both n o m i n a t e d t o participate in

c a v e w h e r e he discovers, t h r o u g h out this c o m e d i c p l a y ' s five acts,

January's American College The-

Nicholas Engel

Chapel

A R T S EDITOR

that p e o p l e ' s lives are not a l w a y s

atre Festival, w h i c h is c o n s i d e r e d quite an h o n o r b y the theater de-

from professor Huw Lewis's organ students and Richard

w h a t t h e y s e e m ; they a r e illu-

partments of

c o m p r i s e d the 61st annual Ves-

Piippo's

p e r s concert series, p e r f o r m e d

Richmond

n o t selected.

last w e e k e n d . The series

the

ensemble. 2 0 0 students p e r f o r m e d in the

P e r f o r m a n c e s start at 8 p.m. T i c k e t s are $ 4 for students.

talents of professor Brad Richm o n d ' s College Chorus and

c o n c e r t , w h i c h included c o n g r e gational h y m n singing.

M u s i c u m . T h e vocal e n s e m b l e g r o u p will sing traditional and

w i t h i n an illusion. " T h e I l l u s i o n " is directed b y S e a n Dooley, w h o is s e r v i n g as a r e p l a c e m e n t f o r both r e g u l a r

participating

Graham, professor of dance. Traditions of a b a n q u e t like this include the b o a r ' s head processional, a wassail toast, and, of course, figgy pudding. To liven up the festivities, a

c o m e period clothing. G u e s t s are e n c o u r a g e d , but not required, t o c o m e in c o s t u m e . T h e c o s t u m e s for the actors w e r e p r o v i d e d b y Hope's theater department.

HOPE EDITION Will YOU be the new face of Res Life?

This y e a r ' s head of the Madrigal F e a s t , m u s i c P r o f e s s o r Brad Richmond, encourages e v e r y o n e to c o m e c e l e b r a t e n o t just for the good time but also because so m a n y different aspects of Hope are involved with the n i g h t . " I t ' s a c o l l a b o r a t i v e event." Richmond said. T i c k e t s are currently on sale in the m u s i c d e p a r t m e n t and are $ 2 0 for adults, $15 for children u n d e r 12, and $ 1 0 for students.

P H O T O COURTESY H O P E P R

SACRED E N S E M B L E — Richard Plippo guides t h e Symp h o n e t t e through a n o t h e r Vespers p e r f o r m a n c e .

Four

sold-out

performances

combined

Choirs,

Hope

with

music

Symphonette.

led t h e c o m b i n e d

lemonjello's exam schedule...

ers, u n d e r the g u i d a n c e o f L i n d a

H o p e student body. A l o n g with the Old English

col-

leges in the M i d w e s t area. Both plays, however, were eventually

given by the R e n a i s s a n c e d a n c -

s h o r t skit w i l l a l s o b e d o n e for the guests by m e m b e r s of the

ir,»

A l a c a n d r e , w h o has the p o w -

sions, and s o m e t i m e s a n illusion

and s e r e n a d e the g u e s t s a s they dine. A p e r f o r m a n c e will also b e

H i

for the last five seasons. T h e p r o c e s s o f b r i n g i n g this play t o life w a s f u n a n d e n j o y a b l e

e v e n i n g is put o n b y C o l l e g i u m

c o n t e m p o r a r y C h r i s t m a s carols,

Richmond presents Vespers to full chapel

APPUCATIONS FOR 2 0 0 6 - 0 7 R A P O S I T I O N S A V A I L A B L E N O W IN STUDENT DEVELOPMENT CONTACT ELISSA LAPPENGA, SELECTION COORDINATOR, AT X 6 9 3 0 WITH Q U E S T I O N S

Sunday, dec. 11 open at Sam open all night! men, dec. 12 wed, dec. 1 4 6:30am - 2am! dec. 1 1 - 1 4 *free extra shot of espresso in a latte I cappucino with Hope ID. *Remember a bottomless cup of fair trade coffee is only $2 anytime.


NEWS

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DECEMBER 7, 2 0 0 5

FACEB00K;WH0'S LOOKING AT YOUR PROFILE? STAFF WRITER

It's S u n d a y night a n d y o u h a v e an a s s i g n m e n t d u e M o n d a y b u t you lost the s y l l a b u s three w e e k s a g o . You only k n o w o n e person in y o u r c l a s s by f a c e

students, especially w h e n i n f o r m a t i o n

that if it is on the internet then it is public

It also includes m e s s a g i n g , p h o t o a l b u m s and easy access to advertising. M a n y s t u d e n t s use it

Courtenay Roberts

to c o n n e c t with f r i e n d s that they h a v e not seen

information. A B o s t o n - a r e a student learned that t h e

s i n c e high s c h o o l . H o w e v e r , the accessibility o f the F a c e b o o k

c o m m e n t s he posts online a r e n ' t a s private as he thought w h e n he posted c o m m e n t s

e x t e n d s b e y o n d t h e student body. Several c a s e s o f e m p l o y e r s using F a c e b o o k

a b o u t a c a m p u s police o f f i c e r t o a F a c e b o o k

f o u n d on the F a c e b o o k c a n b e used in the j u d i c i a l process. " W e are adults and s h o u l d not h a v e to deal w i t h an adolescent layer of paranoia. A l s o , I b e l i e v e it's u n j u s t t o go a f t e r students that w a y , " P e r e z

to p e r f o r m b a c k g r o u n d c h e c k s o n c a n d i d a t e s

g r o u p . Shortly a f t e r p o s t i n g the c o m m e n t , the s c h o o l ' s a d m i n i s t r a t i o n d i s c o v e r e d it a n d the

of

f o r e m p l o y m e n t h a v e b e e n reported. T h e Director o f C a r e e r S e r v i c e s for the C o l l e g e o f

student w a s expelled. A t H o p e , 14 f a c u l t y m e m b e r s h a v e a c c o u n t s

said. T h e issue is b e c o m i n g a topic o f discussion at m a n y colleges and

c o l l e g e s t u d e n t s a r o u n d the w o r l d , has b e c o m e as integral a part o f collegiate

E d u c a t i o n at M i s s o u r i U n i v e r s i t y s p o k e with t w o e m p l o y e r s w h o h a v e used F a c e b o o k to

o n F a c e b o o k a s well as 2 8 staff m e m b e r s .

universities across the country. S o m e

life a s all-nighters a n d p i z z a delivery. It o n l y t a k e s a f e w m i n u t e s t o

"background check." F a c e b o o k is not only o p e n to e m p l o y e r s , but

and staff are on the F a c e b o o k . I h a v e a l w a y s c o n s i d e r e d it a place for s t u d e n t s to c o n n e c t .

c r e a t e a n a c c o u n t a n d a n y o n e with a

( A l t h o u g h ) H o p e students g e n e r a l l y h a v e a

c o l l e g e email a d d r e s s can d o it. With

to faculty, staff, a d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d a l u m n i as w e l l . In s o m e c a s e s , F a c e b o o k has b e c o m e a

a F a c e b o o k a c c o u n t c o m e s a profile

tool u s e d to m o n i t o r the activity o f students. A t

with varied p e r s o n a l i n f o r m a t i o n including pictures, current c o u r s e

several s c h o o l s , s t u d e n t s h a v e b e e n i n v e s t i g a t e d

only. H o w do y o u get t h e a s s i g n m e n t ? F a c e b o o k *em. The Facebook, network

that

an o n l i n e social

connects

millions

selection a n d e v e n r e l a t i o n s h i p status.

ANDERSEN

s t u d e n t s , faculty, a n d administration. W h e t h e r use o f the F a c e b o o k as a n investigative tool b e c o m e s a n integral

s t r o n g relationship with profs, so I g u e s s it w o u l d w o r k better h e r e than a n y w h e r e e l s e , "

part o f the c o l l e g e j u d i c i a l p r o c e s s , o n l y t i m e will tell.

A s h l e y P e r e z ( ' 0 6 ) said. Perez's thoughts echo those of many other

for v i o l a t i n g c o l l e g e p o l i c i e s such as d r i n k i n g a l c o h o l o n a dry c a m p u s , u n d e r the attitude

FROM PAGE I

and played h e r electric p i a n o and s a n g h y m n s for 4 5

a s k e d m e if I had a b o x o f tissues. I said ' n o . ' T h e

m i n u t e s , " S k o u g said. A n d e r s e n a l w a y s h a d this ability to bring p e o p l e

t o p i c o f o u r c o n v e r s a t i o n then s w i t c h e d t o w h y Ja-

t o g e t h e r in h e r u n i q u e way. D a y s b e f o r e h e r death, A l f r e d o G o n z a l e s , assistant p r o v o s t ,

exchanged

e m a i l with A n d e r s e n a b o u t h o w t o build a c o m m u nity a n d m o v e f o r w a r d with issues o f diversity o n

net b e l i e v e s that I s h o u l d a l w a y s h a v e a b o x o f tiss u e s on m y d e s k , " D o n a l d C r o n k i t e , p r o f e s s o r o f

c o l l e g e ' s c o m m u n i t y m e m b e r s . M o r e than 50 letters and c a r d s f r o m faculty, s t a f f , s t u d e n t s a n d a l u m n i , a l o n g with photos, are m o u n t e d o n a bulletin b o a r d

w e need t o m e n d o u r c o m m u n i t y at H o p e . S h e w a s e s p e c i a l l y a c t i v e in issues o f diversity w h i c h I o f t e n

o n the s e c o n d floor o f V a n Z o e r e n Hall as a d e d i c a -

c o m m i t m e n t to diversity, it's got to start with u s , ' "

tion t o A n d e r s o n . " T h e last t i m e I s a w Janet I told her that I learned h o w to c o n t r a d a n c e in m y d a n c e class. S h e s m i l e d

G o n z a l e s s a i d . " W h a t w a s interesting a b o u t Janet

a n d tried t o c o n v i n c e m e t o go c o n t r a d a n c i n g with

w a s that she w a s a m a t h e m a t i c i a n b u t she also d e e p ly c a r e d a b o u t h u m a n relations, e n h a n c i n g q u a l i t y

her s o m e t i m e , and I t h o u g h t , h o w cool w o u l d that

o f life and c r o s s i n g barriers o f race, c u l t u r e and g e n -

" I t ' s w e i r d w a l k i n g d o w n the m a t h h a l l w a y n o w be-

der." " S e v e r a l y e a r s a g o Janet c a m e t o m y o f f i c e , dis-

c a u s e b e f o r e she died I a l w a y s k n e w w h e r e s h e w a s b y h e r laugh. It d o e s n ' t really feel like it's real yet. I

tressed, a n d w a n t e d t o talk a b o u t the rift t h a t had b e e n torn in o u r c o m m u n i t y life. B e f o r e l o n g s h e

still feel like 1 c a n w a l k into h e r o f f i c e , sit d o w n a n d

t a l k e d a b o u t with her. S h e o n c e s a i d , 4 i f w e m a k e a

C O L L E G E AVE. C O N V E N I E N C E " T f i e (Cutest

b i o l o g y said. H o p e c o n t i n u e s t o g r i e v e the loss o f o n e o f the

campus. " J a n e t w a s very c o m m i t t e d to r e c o g n i z i n g that

DANCE,

are h o l d i n g t o w n hall m e e t i n g s as a means of creating dialogue between

"1 a m surprised to hear that H o p e ' s f a c u l t y

cftittle cptore

convenience g r o c e r i e s • snacks • microwave items school supplies # h e a l t h and beauty care • drinks t o o t h p a s t e • cough and cold care • paper p r o d u c t s

2 1 0 C O L L E G E AVE. -NEXTTOGRECORDOG

be t o g o d a n c i n g with my p r o f e s s o r , " A l l e m a n said.

Mon-Thur: 11:00am-10:00pm Fri-Sat: 11:00am-11:00pm Closed Sunday

get s o m e a d v i c e . "

FROM PAGE 3 M a n y of the y o u n g e r cho-

" T h e first s e c t i o n is q u i t e s l o w

reographers and dancers, and pieces that did not require ad-

w i t h lots o f p a r t n e r i n g a n d m o v e -

o f b l a c k c u l t u r e with o t h e r s . T h e arts are a m e t h o d o f e x p r e s -

ditional lighting or equipment

p e o p l e or in t h i s c a s e s e a c r e a tures. The second section gets

sion that allows you to explore

Center. "Last Goodbye," a dance cho-

f a s t e r a n d is v e r y p l a y f u l a s w e

awareness to subjects that people a r e a f r a i d t o a d d r e s s . W i t h

reographed by Suzanne Rogier ('06) and performed by soloist

al d i f f e r e n t c a n n o n s a n d e x c i t i n g m o v e m e n t s . T h e third section is

the

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told

a f a s t a n d e n e r g e t i c m a d n e s s that

the story of a broken relations h i p a n d the d e c i s i o n o f e i t h e r

c o m e s with an evening storm,

c l i m a t e that this c a m p u s is trying t o e s t a b l i s h a n d m a i n t a i n , "

t r y i n g t o fix t h e m e s s or try t o

movements,"

s a y the last g o o d b y e . T h e d a n c e

S m i t h said. T h e c o n c l u d i n g d a n c e at T h e

w a s o n e o f t h e m a n y p i e c e s that blended different styles of dance

( ' 0 8 ) said. T h e s t u d e n t d a n c e concert pro-

Knick, "startasyoumeantogo... o n , " w a s c h o r e o g r a p h e d by t h e

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Hope rules: Sizing up the competition Lindsey M a n t h e l

Calvin

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College

has

o p e n d o r m h o u r s only

W h i l e s o m e students at H o p e C o l l e g e feel stifled b y the v a r i o u s rules and r e g u l a t i o n s set in place

four days a week. 44 1 think the o p e n house

hours

give

by the administration, H o p e has, arguably, m o r e relaxed rules than

students, m a l e a n d female, a chance to

m a n y other s c h o o l s o f its type. T h o u g h still a far c r y from

f o c u s on school and

non-Christian

friendships outside o f r o m a n t i c relation-

s c h o o l s s uc h as D r a k e U n i v e r sity in I o w a w h e r e b a t h r o o m s are

ships," Calvin junior E m i l y Denay

o p e n t o the o p p o s i t e sex, H o p e

said. " H a v i n g certain

has relaxed its rules c o n s i d e r a b l y

visiting h o u r s w e r e f r u s t r a t i n g at t i m e s ,

small

private

t h r o u g h t h e years. S c h o o l s su c h

Wheaton

but looking back on

C o l l e g e in III. a n d C o r n e r s t o n e U n i v e r s i t y in G r a n d R a p i d s both

it now, I ' m g r a t e f u l that w e h a d desig-

as

4

"Visiting h o u r s m a k e s interaction tween

bethe

sexes in personal settings like dorm r o o m s into

boy t i m e , ' s o

w e r e a b l e t o let d o w n o u r g u a r d s m o r e this way, a n d it g a v e u s

male andfemale,

c o m i n g c o n s u m e d b y petty f r e s h man-year boyfriend dramas." Seattle

a chance tofocus

school andfriendships

Pacific U n i versity, a on

D o w n e y said. T h o u g h H o p e d o e s e n f o r c e pa-

ry, the chapel is usually filled with s t a n d i n g

S o m e Christian c o l l e g e s s uch as Seattle Pacific a n d C o r n e r s t o n e

r o o m only at the three

require s t u d e n t s t o sign a lifestyle

w e e k l y m o r n i n g cha-

statement, a g r e e i n g not to s m o k e , h a v e sex, or drink w h i l e attend-

if y o u

know

H a g e l b e r g said in an email interview. Single sex floors and d o r m s are m e a n t t o facilitate a c o m m u n i t y

ing t h e university. S t u d e n t s c o u l d

"I think m a n d a t o r y

f a c e s e r i o u s c o n s e q u e n c e s if the

chapel is a g o o d w a y to desensitize us and

contract is b r e a c h e d . "1 think it's a legitimate c o n tract, c o n s i d e r i n g it's a Christian

dull o u r e x c i t e m e n t . Like I'm pumped about snowboarding,

university. But it's close to im-

c a u s e t h e r e ' s h a r d l y any interac-

my

tion with t h e o p p o s i t e g e n d e r , "

s i a s m , " D o w n e y

really g o o d f o r s o m e p e o p l e . But

a l l o w e d o n o p p o s i t e sex floors e v e r y day o f the w e e k until m i d ends. In contrast, H o p e ' s rival

in m y m i n d , " D e n a y said.

is ' c o m m u n i t y , ' but I ' v e f o u n d t h e r e is little b e t w e e n s e x e s be-

s i m i l a r to H o p e ' s . t4 No girls at certain t i m e s p r o motes some good old-fashioned

rietals q u i t e strictly, s t u d e n t s are

night, and 2 a.m. o n the w e e k -

H o p e is n o t m a n d a t o -

would really d a m p e n

iting hours r o u g h l y

bonding,'

f o r c e d w o r s h i p to m e , and f o r c e d w o r s h i p i s n ' t really w o r s h i p at all,

s o b a r s and c l u b s are only a f e w

plined lifestyle in the first y e a r o f s c h o o l , and I think they are

'male

said. T h o u g h chapel at

a w e e k a b o u t s n o w b o a r d i n g that

college, enf o r c e s vis-

w h a t I m e a n , " s o p h o m o r e Travis

pretty w e i r d i d e a — i t s e e m s like

but if I w e n t to talks three t i m e s

G r e e n e said. "I think rules benefit a disci-

abnormal

be.

traditional-

ing," G r e e n e said. "I think m a n d a t o r y chapel is a

feel at m o s t colleges, a l t h o u g h s o m e w o u l d argue o t h e r w i s e . " T h e key w o r d at C o r n e r s t o n e

Cornerstone

— Emily Denay, Calvin College

for the 4 slash and d a s h ' m e t h o d o f s w i p i n g their ID card and leav-

possible for the school to e n f o r c e it b e c a u s e S P U is right in Seattle,

ly Wesleyan

outside of roman-

tic relationships"

o r unnatural o c c a s i o n s — o u t o f the o r d i n a r y e v e n t s — w h i c h they s h o u l d n ' t

I L L E G A L R E N D E Z V O U S - Sue Rose ( 7 2 ) s p e a k s with Charles S h o e n e c k ( ' 7 0 ) on t h e Van V l e c k fire e s c a p e In 1 9 6 9 . W h i l e this pair received permission, such an encounter would have ordinarily b e e n prohibited.

s p a c e to really g r o w a s a w h o l e p e r s o n , rather than be-

"The open house hours give students,

Obviously, t h e r e ' s a

ANCHOR PHOTO, 1 9 6 9

to speak. I feel like w e

d o e s n ' t like W h e a t o n ' s parietals.

'I h a v e to b e h e r e ' rather than 41 w a n t t o be h e r e . ' A lot o f k i d s g o

pels a n d T h e G a t h e r ing o n S u n d a y night.

visiting hours. Similar in size and mission to Hope, these colleges

dorm. Freshman Mark Downey

Christian b y choice, not Christian by force.

to be C h r i s t i a n , " Stephen McEwan ('08)

nated

W h e a t o n ' s visiting hours vary from d a y t o d a y a n d d o r m to

" M a n d a t o r y chapel for a lot o f p e o p l e sets the a t m o s p h e r e o f

Christian a t m o s p h e r e , b u t you d o n ' t h a v e

h a v e m a n d a t o r y c h a p e l s and strict

h a v e f a r stricter rules than H o p e .

ton. "1 like that H o p e is

sophomore

Ryan

o b v i o u s l y s o m e p e o p l e are g o i n g to rebel b e c a u s e they feel i m p r i s o n e d in the d o r m s , " G r e e n e said. P r o s p e c t i v e students at H o p e are o f t e n surprised that chapel

b l o c k s a w a y . It's m o s t l y on t h e h o n o r system," Hagelchapelfor a lot of people b e r g said.

w e r e really b o r i n g a n d bland it

enthu-

said

"Mandatory

sets the atmosphere

of

Wheaton's mandatory

— Ryan G r e e n e , C o r n e r s t o n e University =

chapels. Seattle Pacific's c h a p e l att e n d a n c e is o n an h o n o r s ys t em basis.

of'I have to be here'

rather than 7 want to he here!"

W h e a t o n m o n i t o r s chapel

a t t e n d a n c e b y a s s i g n i n g e a c h stud e n t a specific seat then c o u n t i n g w h i c h s t u d e n t s are absent. C o r -

at H o p e is not r e q u i r e d as it is at many similar Christian colleges

n e r s t o n e uses students ID c a r d s to tell w h e t h e r s t u d e n t s attend the

such as C o r n e r s t o n e a n d W h e a -

r e q u i r e d 4 0 c h a p e l s p e r semester.

Though s t u d e n t s at Hope

do

complain about rules and

regula-

tions, m a n y s t u d e n t s are g r a t e f u l for the laid b a c k a t m o s p h e r e o f Hope. "I d o n ' t m i n d the rules w e h a v e b e c a u s e t h e y ' r e not as bad a s other colleges. I c a m e h e r e b e c a u s e I k n e w it w a s a Christian school but it's n o t too strict," M c E w a n said.

From bed checks and chapel slips, we've come a long way Evelyn Daniel

O n e o f the earliest a t t e m p t s t o gain m o r e equal r e g u l a -

ing parietals b e c a m e a l m o s t identical to the present. R e l i g i o u s life at H o p e b e c a m e w h a t it is today, to great

I m a g i n e y o u r s e l f a s a y o u n g w o m a n enrolled at H o p e in

t i o n s in residence halls o c c u r r e d in 1966 w h e n g r o u p a 4 0 Voorhees w o m e n m a r c h e d to the p r e s i d e n t ' s h o u s e in their

extent, b e c a u s e o f the a c t i v i s m o f students in t h e late

1961. Y o u r m o t h e r ' s g e n e r a t i o n h a s m a d e w o r k i n g o u t s i d e

p a j a m a s after closing h o u r s t o protest t h e lack o f a d e q u a t e

t h e h o m e a relatively a c c e p t a b l e practice. W o m e n t h e s e

fire e s c a p e s in t h e hall. T h e a d m i n i s t r a t i o n believed that the w o m e n w o u l d use fire e s c a p e s a n d fire l a d d e r s to s n e a k

1960s. In 1968, f e a r i n g that H o p e students w e r e not taking m a n d a t o r y chapel r e q u i r e m e n t s seriously, the c o l l e g e s u s p e n d e d s e v e n s t u d e n t s for s k i p p i n g c h a p e l . Just a f e w

o u t a f t e r their c u r f e w — m e n h a d n o c u r f e w , s o for t h e m ,

m o n t h s later, it t h r e a t e n e d to s u s p e n d another 9 9 students

the p r o b l e m n e v e r arose. B y 1980, rules and h o u r s g o v e m -

for the s a m e o f f e n s e . A t a t i m e in w h i c h , for m e n . a b s e n c e from c o l l e g e m e a n t

FEATURES E D I T O R

d a y s are t u r n i n g in their skirts in f a v o r o f m o r e versatile slacks. H o p e , h o w e v e r , is a r e s p e c t a b l e C h r i s t i a n institution. F o r you, this m e a n s that you will b e inside y o u r d o r m i t o r y

service in V i e t n a m , the threat w a s taken seriously. A large m o v e m e n t o f students m a d e it k n o w n to the a d m i n i s t r a t i o n

b y m i d n i g h t o n the w e e k e n d s — o r risk b e i n g locked out. T h e r e are bed c h e c k s , so that y o u r " h o u s e m o t h e r " can be sure y o u h a v e n ' t s n e a k e d out a f t e r c l o s i n g hours. You are

that they did not b e l i e v e chapel should be m a n d a t o r y . " T h e r e definitely w a s a n organized student oppos i t i on

n o t to m a k e p h o n e calls a f t e r 11 p . m . K o l l e n , t h e o n l y m a l e d o r m , is strictly o f f limits with

t o c o m p u l s o r y chapel, as a matter of religious p r i n c i p l e , " said G e o r g e A r w a d y ( ' 6 9 ) , editor o f T h e A n c h o r at the t i m e . " S t u d e n t s involved in the protest actually w o u l d at-

the e x c e p t i o n o f its l o u n g e ( w h i c h itself is only o p e n to you from 7 - 1 0 p.m. o n " s c h o o l n i g h t s " and 4 - 1 1 p.m. Frid a y and S a t u r d a y ) . T h e r e will be no visiting o f fraternity

tend chapel but not t u m in the slip o f p a p e r that w a s required t o s h o w a t t e n d a n c e . " T h e A n c h o r staff o f the d a y r e p o r t e d the story to t h e N e w York T i m e s , the A s s o c i a t e d Press, and C B S , w h i c h

h o u s e s , or all-male cottages. F o r a n o t h e r six years, y o u m a y n o t w e a r slacks in the Kollen L o u n g e , or any lounge for that matter. For m e n

turned the s u s p e n s i o n s into a national n e w s story. O t h e r

and w o m e n , n o " w o r k clothes, d u n g a r e e s , or s h o r t s " are

s t u d e n t s r e p o r t e d their c o n c e r n s to the A m e r i c a n Civil Liberties U n i o n , which threatened H o p e with legal action

p e r m i t t e d in class, the library or the d i n i n g hall. You are e x p e c t e d to dress for dinner. A t t e n d a n c e at a m i n i m u m o f

b e c a u s e it w a s a c c e p t i n g federal f u n d s . " T h e A n c h o r staff realized that the o u t s i d e world would find great n e w s value in the idea o f a c o l l e g e s u s p e n d -

70 percent o f chapel s e r v i c e s is m a n d a t o r y , or you risk disciplinary action up to s u s p e n s i o n a n d e x p u l s i o n . W h i l e present-day H o p e s t u d e n t s m a y gripe and c o m plain a b o u t rules like parietals, t h e r e is no q u e s t i o n that the

ing so m a n y o f its s t u d e n t s — i n c l u d i n g top scholars and a t h l e t e s — f o r not attending c o m p u l s o r y c h a p e l , " A r w a d y

c o l l e g e has p r o g r e s s e d significantly from its earlier d a y s , w h e n e v e r y t h i n g f r o m v u l g a r l a n g u a g e t o card p l a y i n g t o

said. " B y the m i d d l e o f the next day, the college w a s b e i n g b e s i e g e d b y o u t - o f - t o w n reporters." In part b e c a u s e of the n e g a t i v e publicity, the c o l l e g e did

public d a n c i n g w a s prohibited for u n d e r g r a d u a t e s . E v e n t h r o u g h the late 1960s and early 1970s, t h e r e w e r e w h a t m o d e m s t u d e n t s w o u l d call g r o s s inequities in rules for

not s u s p e n d t h o s e it had threatened and a p p o i n t e d a c o m mittee t o r e f o r m chapel requirements. R e q u i r e m e n t s w e r e r e f o r m e d for the fall o f 1968, and b y 1970, c o m p u l s o r y

m e n and for w o m e n . A t the s a m e t i m e , students o f 3 0 - 4 0 years a g o e n j o y e d privileges that s t u d e n t s t o d a y c o u l d not imagine. T h e v e n d i n g m a c h i n e s in D e W i t t and Kollen sold cigarettes a l o n g with p o p and snacks. T h e D e W i t t Center, in 1971, c o n s i d e r e d s e r v i n g beer.

M I L E S T O N E / A N C H O R PHOTO, 1 9 6 8

V O L U N T A R Y W O R S H I P N O W - Charles S h o e n e c k ( ' 7 0 ) c a m p a i g n s for a n end to compulsory chapel while Dr. David Clark looks on.

chapel w a s eliminated entirely. In l o o k i n g b a c k , t h e r e is no question that the f a c e o f H o p e has c h a n g e d t h r o u g h the years. W h e n w o u l d you rather live?


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UNDER HOPE

Erin L'Hotta EOITOR-IN-CHIEF

In R e f l e c t i o n of You a n d M e This is it. W e ' r e almost done. B l u e b o o k s . H a l f c h e w e d pencils. Book buy back. Large lines. Little financial return. For s o m e o f us, this time o f y e a r m a r k s the survival of o u r first b u r m o n t h s at college. For others, it's a transition towards another s t a m p in our passports, studying abroad in France, Argentina, Japan. A n d for few, it's t i m e t o graduate, m o v i n g on to w o r l d

By smoking (his hookah and wearing this robe, I am being worldly and broadminded, expanding my cultural horizons, and improving my awareness. I am doing my part to understand the Iraqi people. Are you?

outside o f H o p e . F o r m e , it's a t i m e o f reflection. T h i n k i n g a b o u t m e and you. You and m e . Us at H o p e College. T h e top ten m o s t i m p a c t i n g events on c a m p u s fall 2005. W h e n 1 say impacting, 1 m e a n things that have h a p p e n e d on this c a m p u s within the past four m o n t h s that have truly shaped o u r community. I c a m e up with the f o l l o w i n g ten most impacting events: 1. J a n e t A n d e r s e n ' s d e a t h — S o m e t h i n g a b o u t H o p e C o l l e g e is that, at t i m e s , 1 feel w e o f t e n pretend t o be a c o m m u n i t y v e n t h o u g h t h e r e is b r o k e n n e s s w i t h i n that c o m m u n i t y . W h e n P r o f e s s o r Janet A n d e r s e n died o n Nov. 2 4 , I w e n t t o l e r m e m o r i a l s e r v i c e . T h r o u g h g o i n g t o this e v e n t , and t a l k i n g to faculty, s t u d e n t s a n d a d m i n i s t r a t i o n , H o p e C o l l e g e c a m e together as o n e . H e r death, in s o m e w a y , has created m e n d i n g , within this s o m b e r u n d e r s t a n d i n g . 2. C o m m u n i t y r e s p o n s e a g a i n s t r a c i s m — I n O c t o b e r , t w o

America's increased involvement in Iraq has inspired the youth of America to better understand the arts and culture of the Middle East.

But most of them simply end up smoking sweet tobacco out of water pipes or wearing bathrobes. While these are small steps, they are still steps in the right direction.

f e m a l e b l a c k s t u d e n t s e x p e r i e n c e d blatant r a c i s m . A f t e r this occurred, c h a l k i n g s o n s i d e w a l k s s p o k e a g a i n s t r a c i s m . M o r e than 2 0 0 p e o p l e signed a letter to the editor, o n p r o s p e c t i v e m i n o r i t y s t u d e n t day, p u b l i c l y d i s a p p r o v i n g o f r a c i s m . R a c i s m w a s talked a b o u t at C h a p e l , H A P A a n d Inquiring M i n d s . In m y o p i n i o n , this w a s a b i g step in sensitively a d d r e s s i n g a social issue that n e e d e d t o b e said on c a m p u s . 3. F a c u l t y led f a c u l t y m e e t i n g — I n O c t o b e r ,

Christmas music is "less than exceptional To t h e E d i t o r : E v e r y year, earlier a n d earlier it seems, tradition

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m e m b e r s led a f a c u l t y m e e t i n g without p r e s i d e n t B u l t m a n , a d d r e s s i n g t h e t o p i c o f diversity o n c a m p u s . T h i s a s a big step in f a c u l t y b e i n g r e c o g n i z e d as h a v i n g m o r e o f a n equal s a y in H o p e policy. 4 . O p e n i n g of M a r t h a M i l l e r C e n t e r — T h e o p e n i n g o f this b u i l d i n g in O c t o b e r s e r v e s as a bridge in better c o n n e c t i n g international s t u d e n t s and multicultural life with the rest o f c a m p u s . T h i s b u i l d i n g also is a step in f o s t e r i n g s t u d e n t s to be g l o b a lly a w a r e , a d d r e s s i n g a n e e d o f o u r student body. 5. C I S : c a m p u s a d d r e s s e s g e n o c i d e — I n S e p t e m b e r , C I S caused s t u d e n t s to b e c o m e a w a r e o f g e n o c i d e f r o m a global perspective. T h i s led s t u d e n t s to actively t a k e a step against this i n j u s t i c e in c r e a t i n g the 1,000 W e l l s Project. 6. F i r s t P o w W o w o n c a m p u s — T h i s e v e n t in O c t o b e r w a s a b i g step in H o p e C o l l e g e a c c e p t i n g diversity. T h e P o w W o w w a s also the first in H o l l a n d , m a r k i n g a historical m o m e n t in this D u t c h C h r i s t i a n R e f o r m e d town. 7. 200 people " t o o k b a c k the n i g h t " — R e c o r d amount of s t u d e n t s , faculty, staff a n d a d m i n i s t r a t i o n a t t e n d e d the annual e v e n t against e n d i n g sexual assault. 8. N a t i o n a l S o r o r i t y — T h e s i m p l e s u g g e s t i o n o f a national sorority is a bold m o v e in r e s p e c t s to c h a l l e n g i n g H o p e tradition. T h e w h o l e p r o c e s s is p u s i n g H o p e to c o n s i d e r r e - e v a l u a t i n g the definition o f t h e c o l l e g e ' s m i s s i o n s t a t e m e n t . 9 . O p e n i n g o f D e V o s — I ' m g o i n g to be h o n e s t w h e n I say that the N o v e m b e r o p e n i n g o f the DeVos F i e l d h o u s e h a s n ' t f a z e d me. But I a s s u m e it's a big step for H o p e c o n s i d e r i n g that we spent S22 million on the project. 10. W i n n i e t h e P o o h c a m e t o c a m p u s — T h e p u r c h a s e o f D e a n M a r a n o ' s ( ' 0 9 ) W i n n i e the Pooh c o s t u m e has b r o u g h t s p o n t a n e i t y and laughter t o c a m p u s a s he has m a d e r a n d o m a p p e a r a n c e s at H o p e e v e n t s in full W i n n i e the Pooh attire. T h i s is m y list o f top ten m o s t i m p a c t i n g events. M a y b e you agree. M a y b e y o u d o n ' t . R e g a r d l e s s , w h e n I look at this list, 1 see s o m e t h i n g . I see the t h o u g h t s that lie u n d e r H o p e . I look f o r w a r d t o C h r i s t m a s trees a n d next semester.

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Christmas m u s i c d o so b e c a u s e they are incapable o f selling records otherwise. A f t e r the first few attempts at a record deal fail, t h e s e energetic musicians d i s c o v e r one o f society's best kept secrets: You d o n ' t really h a v e to be a g o o d musician to sing C h r i s t m a s songs. T h i n k a b o u t it. T h e y d o n ' t h a v e to write m u s i c t h e m s e l v e s .

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Janet Andersen was a beloved professor To the Editor: I a m sure that by now, m o s t H o p e students h a v e h e a r d

But I think that w h a t really m a d e Janet A n d e r s e n special, e v e n m o r e than h e r c o n c e r n for real learning, w a s

o f the tragic p a s s i n g o f Dr. Janet A n d e r s e n this T h a n k s g i v ing. A s you can read in the Sentinel and on K n o w H o p e , she w a s a fantastic m a t h p r o f e s s o r and an integral part o f

her c o n c e r n for p e o p l e a s people, not j u s t as students or m a t h e m a t i c i a n s . You a r e not defined by a g r a d e , she w r o t e in h e r syllabus. I r e m e m b e r t h e first t i m e I m e t

the m a t h f a c u l t y at H o p e .

Janet - d u r i n g m y f r e s h m a n year, I w a l k e d into her o f f i c e l o o k i n g for s o m e e x p l a n a t i o n o f w h a t m a j o r i n g in m a t h

S h e certainly had m a n y a c a -

d e m i c a c c o m p l i s h m e n t s o v e r the past 15 years. H o w e v e r , I a m also sure that m a n y p e o p l e at H o p e did not h a v e t h e privilege o f k n o w i n g Dr. A n d e r s e n , a n d I d o n ' t think that a list o f all her books, p r o j e c t s and a w a r d s

m i g h t entail. S h e had no idea w h o I w a s , a n d to tell the truth I w a s s o m e w h a t i n t i m i d a t e d ; but she w a l k e d a w a y

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f r o m w h a t e v e r she w a s w o r k i n g o n a n d talked to m e . S i n c e then, I h a v e taken three o f her classes, w o r k e d

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tells t h e w h o l e story. T h i s w o m a n really had h e r o w n style - she had s o m e flare. A n y o n e w h o e v e r had her for a class

a s one o f h e r s u m m e r r e s e a r c h students, and m a d e m a n y

will r e m e m b e r h e r t e x t b o o k - l e n g t h syllabus and her '"you

m o r e visits to her o f f i c e , l o o k i n g for h o m e w o r k help, or j u s t s o m e o n e w h o will listen. A n d she a l w a y s did. S h e

the best part o f winter, w h e n o u r o p t i m i s m , unrestrained, c o n v i n c e s us that this winter will b r i n g u s b e a u t i f u l

e n c o u r a g e d m o r e than she d i s c o u r a g e d , and she inspired

n e w things.

m a t h p r o f e s s o r s ask their s t u d e n t s to w r i t e s o m e t h i n g ? All o f t h e s e " q u i r k s " spoke to one essential t h e m e in Ja-

m o r e than she cut d o w n . As T i m P e n n i n g s w r o t e o f h e r relation to the m a t h d e p a r t m e n t , " s h e w a s really like a

relish, c a t c h i n g s n o w f l a k e s o n t o n g u e s and b r u s h i n g w e t glitter o f f coats with m i t t e n e d h a n d s . We m a k e c o c o a

n e t ' s t e a c h i n g career: she really c a r e d that h e r s t u d e n t s learned s o m e t h i n g m o r e than j u s t w h a t they n e e d e d to p a s s this " a n n o y i n g " m a t h class and m o v e o n - she w a n t e d

m o t h e r to all o f u s . " A s hard w o r k i n g a s she w a s , a n d as hard as s h e m a e h e r s t u d e n t s w o r k , s h e also r e m e m b e r e d that life is n o t

and hibernate in libraries, listening t o S u f j a n S t e v e n s a n d w e l c o m i n g the fresh, clean starts b r o u g h t b y e a c h

them to take things to the next levelâ&#x20AC;&#x201D;maybe that's why

all w o r k . It w o u l d h a v e b e e n fun t o s h a r e the l a u g h s w e

her classes w e r e so h a r d . A n d she w a n t e d her students t o care, too. S h e w a n t e d t h e m t o t a k e the w r o n g path, hit a

had p l a y i n g " T i c k e t t o R i d e " or other g a m e s at lunch

s u c c e s s i v e snow. To facilitate m y o w n clean literary start, I ' v e a d o p t e d a b o o k list from A n d y P r o u t ( ' 0 7 ) , e v e r y o n e ' s f a v o r i t e pre-

dead end, b a c k u p a n d start o v e r again, b e c a u s e she k n e w

d u r i n g s u m m e r research at the A l g e b r a c l a s s party w e w e r e p l a n n i n g for D e c e m b e r . 1 d o n ' t think V a n Z o e r e n

m e d E n g l i s h m a j o r . A f t e r m y c o m p l e t e failure to e n j o y " O n the R o a d , " w h i c h r e m a i n s i m m e n s e l y important to

that a " t r a s h can full o f incorrect a p p r o a c h e s " is not really trash at all, but a great w e a l t h o f k n o w l e d g e that is not eas-

Hall will be q u i t e t h e s a m e w i t h o u t Dr. A n d e r s e n l a u g h ing and t a l k i n g for all t o hear a m i d s t t h e m a t h o f f i c e s ,

Prout, I n e e d e d t o read s o m e other b o o k s h e likes to s a v e

ily forgotten.

s h o e l e s s as a l w a y s .

terrible taste in literature. A n d a l t h o u g h I ' v e elected t o e s c h e w the title for this c o l u m n that he s u g g e s t e d -

will p a r t i c i p a t e " style o f teaching. A n d y o u m i g h t r e m e m b e r those b i - w e e k l y " m a t h reflection?' papers. H o w m a n y

Jennica Skoug ('06)

Thinking outside the Greek life box To the Editor: M y t w o p r o u d e s t e x p e r i e n c e s in H o l l a n d , M i c h , are t h a t I a m a H o p e C o l l e g e student a n d that 1 a m a m e m b e r o f Phi S i g m a K a p p a . A c c u s a t i o n s from a n y b o d y against either g i v e m e strong reservations a b o u t the accuser. I a m a n n o y e d at t h e f e a r s a b o u t n a t i o n a l G r e e k - l i f e o r g a n i z a t i o n s . I b e l i e v e that t h e s e f e a r s h a v e c o m e a b o u t b e c a u s e o f s t e r e o t y p e s . A s H o p e C o l l e g e w e k n o w better. First and m o s t i m p o r t a n t l y all b r o t h e r s a n d s i s t e r s o f

It is t i m e to read b o o k s .

We are n o w i m m e r s e d in

We e n j o y the n e w season with childlike

o u r f r i e n d s h i p a n d reassure m y s e l f that h e d o e s n ' t h a v e

- " B o o k s T h a t You S h o u l d R e a d B e c a u s e A n d y P r o u t L i k e s T h e m " - it's only b e c a u s e y o u s h o u l d read t h e s e

that w e a s an o r g a n i z a t i o n can d o o u r part to shed light

b o o k s for no o t h e r reason than that they are fantastic. Be

o n the truth. I w o u l d n o t w a n t a n y t h i n g to b r e a k this

w a r n e d , h o w e v e r , that this is n o t a blanket e n d o r s e m e n t

process. B e s i d e s s h o w i n g t h e beauty o f H o p e C o l l e g e , w h a t d o

o f r e c o m m e n d a t i o n s f r o m P r o u t ; if he starts talking a b o u t

national fraternities and sororities o f f e r a H o p e s t u d e n t ?

the D a r k T o w e r series, d o n o t listen. R u n away. I a v o i d e d J a n e A u s t e n ' s " P r i d e and P r e j u d i c e " for

O p p o r t u n i t i e s for l e a d e r s h i p at H o p e and b e y o n d H o p e . A s t e r e o t y p e o f Phi S i g m a K a p p a is that w e are only

m a n y y e a r s b e c a u s e o f its sentimentality, but d i s c o v e r e d m y folly last y e a r a n d a m m a k i n g a m e n d s by trying to get

a c c o u n t a b l e t o o u r G r a n d Chapter. P r e s i d e n t B u l t m a n ,

e v e r y o n e I k n o w to read it. Pride and P r e j u d i c e p o r t r a y s a brilliant h e r o i n e for those o f us w h o l o o o f t e n s p e a k

a n d s o r o r i t i e s at H o p e C o l l e g e are

D e a n Frost, Ellen A w a d , S h a n e O o s t e m e y e r are not m e m b e r s o f o u r G r a n d Chapter. T h e y are o u r dedicated

H O P E S T U D E N T S ! T h e y w e r e started b y H o p e s t u d e n t s

leaders o f H o p e College. W e w o u l d n o t w a n t to e m b a r r a s s

r a s h l y a n d o u t o f turn. Elizabeth B e n n e t c o u n t e r s e v e r y insipid, v a p i d f e m a l e c h a r a c t e r e v e r written, and d o e s s o

w h o d i d n o t deal j u s t w i t h w h a t w a s g i v e n t o t h e m . W e are y o u r f e l l o w s t u d e n t s , y o u r p e e r s , a n d w e still v i e w

t h e m in a n y t h i n g w e do. H o p e w a s g r a c i o u s e n o u g h t o

in biting, b e a u t i f u l l y w o r d e d c o m e b a c k s and d e c l a r a t i o n s

extend us the o p p o r t u n i t y t o be on c a m p u s . N o m e m b e r o f Phi S i g m a K a p p a t a k e s that f o r g r a n t e d . I f o u n d that one o f the strongest a d v a n t a g e s in b e i n g

o f truth a n d e m o t i o n . R e a d it b e f o r e y o u g o o g l e K e i r a

r e c o g n i z e d e x c e l l e n c e , a c a d e m i c p r o g r a m s in l i b e r a l a r t s , in t h e s e t t i n g o f a r e s i d e n t i a l , u n d e r g r a d u a t e ,

in a national G r e e k life o r g a n i z a t i o n is t h e greater

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coeducational

historic Christian faith." Your average person reads

I attended, it w a s stressed the i m p o r t a n c e o f n e t w o r k i n g and continuing one's education beyond an undergraduate

our mission statement; however, doesn't understand

degree. Phi S i g m a K a p p a has o f f e r e d m e o p p o r t u n i t i e s

will b e p r o m p t e d t o at least one a u d i b l e c h u c k l e a s they a r e assaulted b y Ignatius J. Reilly and his d e s p e r a t e

what exactly that means. I h a v e visited s o m e o f the 86 c h a p t e r s o f Phi S i g m a K a p p a , i find it h o n o r a b l e that 1 h a v e the o p p o r t u n i t y t o

in b o t h . Please, I a s k all that read this to be a c c e p t i n g o f o u r f e l l o w s t u d e n t s ' aspirations o f b r i n g i n g a n o t h e r

a t t e m p t s t o restore t h e o l o g y a n d g e o m e t r y to N e w O r l e a n s . R e a c h i n g the highest h e i g h t s o f highfalutin

national G r e e k sorority on c a m p u s . To the m e m b e r s o f existing local fraternities a n d sororities: S i n c e w h e n h a s any G r e e k organization not

disgust, entertain a n d sadden; l a u g h i n g at his j o b as a hot

national

fraternities

y o u as f r i e n d s . " T h e m i s s i o n o f H o p e C o l l e g e is t o o f f e r , w i t h

college,

and

in

the

context

of

the

share m y Christian liberal arts e d u c a t i o n a l e x p e r i e n c e s with brothers from other chapters. 1 c a n ' t c o u n t h o w m a n y t i m e s I ' v e m e t b r o t h e r s w h o h a v e chi l dren w h o n o w

n e t w o r k i n g o p p o r t u n i t i e s . In a recent c a r e e r panel that

a c c e p t e d a c h a l l e n g e that w a s f a c e d in f r o n t o f t h e m ?

Greek

I feel that b y b e i n g c l o s e d - m i n d e d a b o u t a c c e p t i n g national G r e e k o r g a n i z a t i o n s o n o u r c a m p u s w o u l d b e

o r g a n i z a t i o n s at H o p e , t h e r e are stereotypes o f H o p e C o l l e g e by G r e e k organizations. I find it v e r y r e w a r d i n g

a d m i t t i n g that n a t i o n a l s are superior. James Grandstaff ('06)

c o n s i d e r H o p e College. Just as there are s t e r e o t y p e s

of

national

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ridiculousness, Ignatius a n d c o m p a n y s i m u l t a n e o u s l y d o g v e n d o r in pirate g a r b quickly f o l l o w s the s o b e r i n g realization that he is b r e a k i n g his m o t h e r ' s heart. I, intimidated, put o f f All the K i n g ' s M e n by R o b e r t P e n n Warren so l o n g that at press t i m e I ' d still not finished it b e c a u s e I started so late. A f t e r o v e r c o m i n g m y trepidation, I delightedly d i s c o v e r e d that P r o u t is u n q u e s t i o n a b l y right a b o u t this one. I quite literally got n o t h i n g a c c o m p l i s h e d last night b e c a u s e I c o u l d not tear m y s e l f f r o m this novel l o n g e n o u g h to get a drink o f water, let alone e m b a r k o n a c o m p l e t e l y unrelated r e s e a r c h paper. S i m p l y put, 1 w a n t t o live in this novel; I w a n t t o read m o r e and faster w h i l e at the s a m e t i m e d r e a d i n g the e n d o f this e x p e r i e n c e . Jack B u r d e n , the narrator, is alive on the p a g e , d e s c r i b i n g the w o r l d t h r o u g h his e y e s with d e t a c h m e n t and clarity, with passion and p u r e e m o t i o n . Magnetically, chemically, the r e a d e r is pulled into the writing, f o l l o w i n g e a c h line o f thought with breathless anticipation and d e e p stirrings at its beauty. T h i s novel will c h a n g e y o u .

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SPORTS

8

DECEMBER 7 , 2 0 0 5

UPCOMING H O M E

D R O W N I N G THE COMPETITION

GAMES Dec. 9 M e n ' s a n d W o m e n ' s S w i m / D i v e v. Grand Valley State

5 - 1 WOMEN'S SWIM TEAM SEEKS 22ND MIAA CONFERENCE WIN THIS SEASON

5 p.m. at t h e Holland A q u a t i c Center Dec. 9 - 1 0 M e n ' s B a s k e t ball Holland Sentinel C o m m u nity T o u r n a m e n t Dec. 1 0 W o m e n ' s B a s k e t b a l l v. Trl-State

RJ.Thebo STAFF W R I T E R

A f t e r w i n n i n g the M I A A c o n f e r e n c e 21 o f the last 27 years,

O ' N e i l ( ' 0 6 ) in the 4 0 0 - y a r d IM

c o n c e r n s . " W e h a v e n o divers. It

(4:53.23), Lisa E k d o m ( ' 0 6 ) in the

s e e m s t o be o u r only w e a k n e s s ,

c h a l l e n g e s to the team. "Our young swimmers have

100 yard butterfly ( 1 : 0 3 . 2 1 ) , and

but it's a big o n e , " Kat M o j z a k ( ' 0 9 ) said. H a v i n g no d i v e r s

t o gain c o n f i d e n c e at the c o l l e g e level. T h e y h a v e the speed, but

w o u l d n o r m a l l y cost a t e a m 3 2 points. H o w e v e r , to c o m p e n s a t e

need t o k n o w they c a n d o it,"

R e e s t in the 100-yard b a c k s t r o k e (1:02.98).

2 0 0 5 - 2 0 0 6 looks no d i f f e r e n t for

H o p e f o l l o w e d u p their first

c o a c h J o h n Patnott said. " T h i s g r o u p brings e n t h u s i a s m .

5 p.m. at t h e DeVos Fieldhouse 9 t h Street a n d Fairbanks Ave.

the H o p e w o m e n ' s s w i m m i n g t e a m . T h e Flying Dutch hold a

three victories with a 108-97 d e f e a t over C a r t h a g e and 142-

for H o p e ' s lack o f d i v i n g . Erica V a n G i l d e r ( ' 0 6 ) has b e e n

5 - 1 ( 3 - 1 ) record, s t a n d i n g s t r o n g

62

Northern

sacrificing e v e n t s to p r o v i d e a

Dec. 2 8 - 2 9 M e n ' s B a s k e t ball

a t o p the M I A A . The Hope women

opened

M i c h i g a n . A n d r e a Keller ( ' 0 9 ) w o n t h e 1,000-yard f r e e s t y l e with

b o o s t in diving points. ' T h a t ' s w h a t w e ' r e about. We

Russ Devette Holiday Tournament

u p the s e a s o n with back to back

a l i m e o f 11:04.38. S m i t h turned

are a t e a m , a n d e v e r y o n e fights

d e p t h to c o m p e t e . H o p e will by p l a y i n g G r a n d

Jan. 3 W o m e n ' s B a s k e t ball v. K a l a m a z o o

victories a g a i n s t St. M a r y ' s a n d

in a great p e r f o r m a n c e in the 50-

to win e v e r y point. We all w o r k

Valley State this Friday at 5 p.m.

Olivet, d e s t r o y i n g St. M a r y ' s 89-

yard freestyle, w i n n i n g with a

11 and sliding past Olivet 6 4 - 4 7 . T h e H o p e w o m e n then w e n t o n t o

t i m e o f 25.38. With a record o f 5-0, t h e H o p e

t o g e t h e r t o s u c c e e d , a n d s o far its w o r k i n g , " d i s t a n c e s w i m m e r

beat K a l a m a z o o 124-104 six d a y s

w o m e n h a v e e v e r y t h i n g g o i n g for

Jan. 4 M e n ' s B a s k e t b a l l v. K a l a m a z o o

later. Brittaney Reest ('09), Ashley

them.

7:30 p.m. at t h e DeVos Fieldhouse 9 t h Street a n d Fairbanks Ave.

T i l l m a n ( ' 0 6 ) , Lisa Smith ( ' 0 7 ) ,

We h a v e lots o f depth. W e h a v e a lot of girls that c a n s w i m

and V a n G i l d e r c o m b i n e with eight freshman, two sophomores, and

a n d Trisha M e i e r ( ' 0 8 ) took first

a lot o f d i f f e r e n t races, so w e are

win could place t h e m a l o n e at the

in

relay

a l w a y s in r a c e s and d o n ' t g i v e u p

six j u n i o r s to m a k e u p H o p e ' s 22p e r s o n roster, and e v e r y w o m a n

with a t i m e o f 1:54.69. L a u r a A n s i l i o ( ' 0 9 ) a d d e d a first p l a c e

any free points," Sarah Johnson ( ' 0 9 ) said.

brings s o m e t h i n g to t h e table. " W h e t h e r it's a captain or

h o p e s an a b u n d a n c e o f d e p t h and t e a m w o r k will land t h e m

freshman,

7:30 p.m. at t h e DeVos Fieldhouse 9 t h Street a n d Fairbanks Ave.

SPORTS B L U R B

OPENING BASKETBALL SEASON COVERAGE Dave Yetter chants

of

'This

is o u r h o u s e " b y t h e D e w Crew,

the

Hope

women's

basketball t e a m o p e n e d the b r a n d n e w $ 2 2 million D e Vos F i e l d h o u s e with a 9 4 - 5 5 victory o v e r the E a g l e s o f E d g e w o o d C o l l e g e o n Nov. 19. Jordyn B o l e s ( ' 0 8 ) s c o r e d the first b a s k e t in t h e n e w 1 0 2 , 0 0 0 - s q u a r e - f o o t facility in front o f a sellout c r o w d o f m o r e than

3,400

fans.

Hot s h o o t i n g and strong def e n s e led the F l y i n g Dutch as the t e a m shot o v e r 4 4 p e r c e n t f r o m the floor and f o r c e d 2 0 Edgewood turnovers. Boles led all s c o r e r s with 17 points in t h e contest, w h i l e Sarah Jurik ( ' 0 7 ) a d d e d 14 points and c e n t e r Ellen W o o d ( ' 0 7 ) grabbed nine rebounds. T h e Flying Dutchmen defeated

the

Edgewood

E a g l e s 70-53 in the first oncampus

men's

basketball

200-yard

performance

in

medley

44

K e l l e r ( ' 0 9 ) said. S e n i o r c a p t a i n s Lisa B a r a n ( ' 0 6 ) , E k d o m , O ' N e i l , Tillman,

I ' m h a v i n g a lot o f fun with t h e m , " Patnott said. H o p e is y o u n g , b u t s h o w i n g they h a v e the s p e e d and

" T h e y m i g h t be a little bit faster, but w e ' l l be r e a d y to s w i m . O u r girls will step u p a n d race. Emotions,

hype,

and

being

p r o v e h u g e for Hope, w h e r e a top o f t h e c o n f e r e n c e . T h e t e a m

W i t h 2 2 s w i m m e r s and strength

e v e r y o n e helps e a c h

a victory against G r a n d Valley

in so m a n y events, the H o p e girls

.other out, a n d I think that m a k e s

State, and get t h e m r e a d y for a

O t h e r first place n o t a b l e s w e r e J e n n i f e r Carr ( ' 0 7 ) in the 50-

look p o i s e d f o r a n o t h e r M I A A

u s stand o u t , " K e l l e r said. The abundance of young

t o u g h finish in dual m e e t s a n d a shot at yet a n o t h e r c o n f e r e n c e

swimmers

championship.

(26.11), M e a g a n

conference championship. T h e r e , are, h o w e v e r , a f e w

has

presented

2-2 MEN CHURNING WAVES TOWARD MIAA VICTORY R J . Thebo STAFF W R I T E R

Vogelzang ( ' 0 9 ) h a v e b e e n giving u s a b o o s t , "

the team. O n e o f the m a j o r d r a w b a c k s t o

is poised for a n o t h e r strong s e a s o n and are

Patnott said. V a n d e r B r o e k , from H o l l a n d , s w i m s in t h e 2 0 0 - y a r d freestyle relay ( 1 : 3 0 . 1 8 )

c o m m u n i c a t i o n . It is hard to find a time w h e n

p r e p a r i n g for a m e e t s c h e d u l e d for Friday.

w h i l e V o g e l z a n g , f r o m H o l l a n d C h r i s t i a n , is

" O u r o u t l o o k f o r this season r e m a i n s p o s i t i v e d e s p i t e t w o early losses. T h e o n l y

s h o w i n g p r o g r e s s in the 100-yard freestyle

Although Hope men's swimming team has finished 2 - 2 in o p e n i n g meets, t h e t e a m

h a v i n g so m a n y captains is the difficulty o f all o f o u r s c h e d u l e s c o i n c i d e , " H o e s c h said. " O u r t e a m h a s to be a family. A s k any s w i m m e r . W h e n y o u are a r o u n d t h e s a m e

m e e t that c o u n t s in d e t e r m i n i n g the M I A A

(51.02). K u r t B l o h m ( ' 0 6 ) , a captain, c o n t r i b u t e s

c h a m p i o n is the final l e a g u e m e e t , w h i l e dual

in the 5 0 freestyle (:21.92) and 100 freestyle

m e e t s o n l y s e r v e a s a p r a c t i c e for c o m p e t i t i o n .

(:48.33).

W e will b e r e a d y for the l e a g u e m e e t , " C a p t a i n Karl H o e s c h ( ' 0 7 ) said. T h e Flying D u t c h m e n

captain, b r o k e the 100-yard b a c k s t r o k e p o o l record (:56.46) a g a i n s t C a r t h a g e and w o n

suffered a

133-110 d e f e a t t o Olivet in t h e

t h e 2 0 0 IM ( 2 : 0 2 . 2 4 ) . D a n G a r d n e r ( ' 0 8 ) has

b e y o n d the 1-2 record in the b o o k s s o far. A f t e r w i n n i n g the M I A A the past t w o years,

o p e n e r , but b o u n c e d b a c k to beat K a l a m a z o o

great t i m e s in the m a r a t h o n e v e n t s . G a r d n e r ' s

H o p e will stop at n o t h i n g to win it again. It

130-105 six d a y s later. H o p e ' s s e c o n d loss

500-yard

c a m e in a 9 9 - 9 8 h e a r t b r e a k e r versus C a r t h a g e . " W e d o n ' t w o r r y a b o u t dual m e e t s . W e w e r e

yard

is a b s o l u t e l y crucial that e v e r y guy o n t h e t e a m u n d e r s t a n d s the only w a y w e are three-

Kyle

Waterstone

freestyle

freestyle

('07),

(4:52.51)

also

and

a

1,000-

( 1 0 : 0 6 . 2 4 ) a d d d e p t h to t h e

g r o u p o f g u y s for at least f o u r h o u r s e v e r y day for five m o n t h s , you h a v e t o like t h e m , " W a t e r s t o n e said. H o p e ' s m e n h o p e this season will g o far

p e a t i n g is t h r o u g h a 2 7 - m a n e f f o r t .

v e r y tired d u r i n g t w o o f t h o s e m e e t s . D u a l s

a b u n d a n c e o f sprinters o n the t e a m . L e a d e r s h i p h a s also b e e n a h u g e sign o f

are for racing, e x p e r i e n c e , a n d pride. W e like

the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n ' s progress.

to look at the big picture, a n d w e are m a k i n g

" W e h a v e five c a p t a i n s , and I ' v e n e v e r d o n e that. But I w a n t e d to h a v e a b a l a n c e o f

e x p e r i e n c e , t w o losses, and seven m e e t s until the M I A A c h a m p i o n s h i p s , 27 s e e m s

p r o g r e s s , " head c o a c h J o h n Patnott said. T h a t big picture s e e m s to be getting b r i g h t e r e v e r y t i m e the F l y i n g D u t c h m e n set foot in the "We have a few young kids coming on real fast. C h a s V a n d e r B r o e k ( ' 0 8 ) a n d Ryan

to b e the n u m b e r . H o w e v e r , n o n u m b e r will d e t e r m i n e H o p e ' s success. T h e calculation is

" O n e o f the m a j o r p r o s o f h a v i n g s o m a n y

m o r e than n u m b e r s . W i n n i n g the M I A A will take practice, heart a n d l e a d e r s h i p in a n d out

s e e m s t o be w o r k i n g .

water.

W i t h 27 s w i m m e r s , 27 y e a r s o f M I A A

Patnott's strategy

personality," Patnott said.

c a p t a i n s is o u r m a n y d i f f e r e n t personalities. B e t w e e n the five o f us w e can relate t o just other

g a m e s i n c e t h e 1930 season a n d the first t i m e e v e r that

about every member of

o f the p o o l . W i t h a rival m e e t against C a l v i n this Saturday, H o p e ' s p r o g r e s s with be tested o n c e m o r e , and the Flying D u t c h m e n will h a v e plenty t o prove.

both the m e n ' s and w o m e n ' s t e a m s played o n the s a m e floor on the s a m e night. H o p e took a 33-21 lead

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h o m e will h e l p u s , " Patnott said. T h i s w e e k e n d ' s m e e t will

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