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In Dedication to

Mrs. Marguerite Prins

Miss Nella Meyer


V o u d r i e z - v o u s a l l e r en E u r o p e ? H a v e y o u e v e r w a n t e d to t a k e a j a u n t to E u r o p e — e i t h e r r e a l or f a n c i f u l ? E u r o p e a n c u l t u r e is p r o c u r a b l e to e v e r y o n e w h o d o e s so much as c l i m b to t h e s e c o n d f l o o r o f G r a v e s l i b r a r y . Bits o f k n o w l e d g e o f o u t - o f - t h e - w a y v i l l a g e s in I t a l y , u n i v e r s i t y l i f e in Paris, m o u n t a i n c l i m b i n g in S w i t z e r l a n d , c a n b e h a d f o r t h e a s k i n g . The e n t h u s i a s m w i t h w h i c h this l i g h t is s h e d is a n encouragement to any w o u l d - b e European traveler. A v i s i t o r m e r e l y e n t e r i n g t h e o f f i c e t h a t is so n e a t l y t u c k e d a w a y a b o v e t h e l i b r a r y c a n i m m e d i a t e l y sense t h e f o r e i g n f l a v o r p e r v a d i n g t h e a t m o s p h e r e . M a y b e it is d u e to t h e b r i l l i a n t t r a v e l posters a n d m a p s c o v e r i n g t h e w a l l s — c e l e b r a t i n g t h e b e a u t i e s o f Paris a n d the p r o v i n c e s — a n d m a y b e it is m o r e t h a n just this. O n e is surely a w a r e t h a t it exists. F u r t h e r i n g c u l t u r e in t h e c l a s s r o o m is o n l y a p o r t i o n o f t h e f u l l a g e n d a o f t h e sisters, M r s . Prins a n d Miss M e y e r , w h o o c c u p y this o f f i c e . Their v i t a l interest in l i t e r a t u r e , music, a n d a r t is c a r r i e d o v e r t o m a n y p h a s e s o f t h e i r lives. Each t i m e t h a t t h e y r e t u r n f r o m a b r o a d , a n d t h e y h a v e b o t h t r a v e l e d t h e r e o n s e v e r a l d i f f e r e n t o c c a s i o n s , t h e y a r e full o f t h e p l e a s u r e s o f l e a r n i n g . M r s . Prins, a H o p e g r a d u a t e , has b e e n a p e r m a n e n t m e m b e r o f t h e l a n g u a g e d e p a r t m e n t at H o p e since 1 9 3 7 , t e a c h i n g French a n d S p a n i s h . She r e c e i v e d her m a s t e r ' s d e g r e e in French at t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f W i s c o n s i n . A f t e r t e a c h i n g f o r s e v e r a l y e a r s , M r s . Prins c o u l d n o l o n g e r o v e r c o m e her w a n d e r l u s t , so she a t t e n d e d a summer session at t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f Besangon in France. T w o o t h e r summers w e r e s p e n t at t h e S o r b o n n e in Paris. P e r i o d i c s o j o u r n s t h r o u g h d i s t a n t c o u n t r i e s h a v e f i l l e d m a n y summers w i t h excitement a n d new experiences. A f t e r a t t e n d i n g H o p e f o r t w o y e a r s . Miss M e y e r w e n t t o t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f W i s c o n s i n , as a French m a j o r a n d a p i a n o m i n o r . She e a r n e d her m a s t e r ' s d e g r e e in t h e study o f French at C o l u m b i a U n i v e r s i t y . A summer at t h e S o r b o n n e a n d a n o t h e r in B u d a p e s t w e r e d e v o t e d t o p i a n o s t u d y . In N e w Y o r k , Miss M e y e r s t u d i e d p i a n o w i t h r e n o w n e d Rosina L h e v i n n e a n d Teri Josefly. W h e n she r e t u r n e d to H o p e in 1 9 3 0 , it w a s as a m e m b e r o f t h e f a c u l t y in b o t h t h e French a n d music d e p a r t m e n t s . Miss M e y e r w a s a b s e n t f r o m H o p e b e t w e e n 1 9 3 7 a n d 1 9 4 5 . D u r i n g this t i m e she s t u d i e d at C o l u m b i a U n i v e r s i t y a n d t a u g h t French a n d music in N e w Y o r k . T h r o u g h t h e i r d y n a m i c i n t e r e s t , H o p e students h a v e the o p p o r t u n i t y thusiasm a n d l e a r n i n g . Miss M e y e r a n d M r s . Prins g i v e g e n e r o u s l y o f b y u p h o l d i n g t h e c u l t u r a l s t a n d a r d o f the l a n g u a g e d e p a r t m e n t , a n d For this r e a s o n , f o r b r i n g i n g this w e a l t h o f k n o w l e d g e w i t h i n t h e 1 9 5 5 M i l e s t o n e is d e d i c a t e d t o M r s . M a r g u e r i t e Prins a n d Miss N e l l a

to c o m e in c o n t a c t w i t h t h e i r entheir time a n d k n o w l e d g e , thereof Hope College. g r a s p o f a l l H o p e students, t h e Meyer. The Staff


In Appreciation

Of the Reformed Church in America A s i n g l e p a g e in t h e M i l e s t o n e is a s m a l l w a y t o s h o w o u r a p p r e c i a t i o n t o t h e p e o p l e of the Reformed Church w h o have v o l u n t e e r e d their interest a n d a i d to help k e e p H o p e C o l l e g e w h a t it w a s i n t e n d e d t o b e : a C h r i s t i a n l i b e r a l arts i n s t i t u t i o n . Y e a r a f t e r y e a r t h e y h a v e p l e d g e d t h e i r a s s i s t a n c e t o p r o v i d e f o r t h e essentials o f p r o g r e s s , t h e m a t e r i a l s t h a t H o p e r e q u i r e s to g i v e t h e i r s t u d e n t s t h e e d u c a t i o n t o p r a c t i c e i n t e l l i g e n t C h r i s t i a n c i t i z e n s h i p in c o m m u n i t i e s in a n y a r e a o f t h e U n i t e d States — o r o f t h e w o r l d . W i t h a n e t h i c a l p h i l o s o p h y o f l i f e such as t h e c o l l e g e is a b l e t o g i v e , a n d w a n t s to be a b l e to continue to give, H o p e alumni will p e r p e t u a t e their high ideals, the ideals that they lived during four years of college life. A n d t o s h o w our g r a t i t u d e f o r all this, m a y w e s i m p l y say, t h a n k y o u .




Administration

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John W . H o l l e n b a c h , Dean of the College

Emma M . Reeverts, D e a n o f W o m e n

The Deans

M i l t o n L. H i n g a , D e a n o f M e n


W t K t K m W m m - l i ^ K l "

C l y d e H. G e e r l i n g s , D i r e c t o r o f A l u m n i a n d

Paul E. H i n k a m p , Registrar

Public Relations

M a r i a n A . S t r y k e r , Editor — A l u m n i M a g a z i n e

J a n e t B. M u l d e r A.B, Hope College

H e n r y J. S t e f f e n s , Treasurer

Albert Timmer, Director of Admissions

Rein Visscher, Business M a n a g e r


Housemothers

T: Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs.

Den H e r d e r — K n i c k e r b o c k e r House A l d r i c h — E m e r s o n i a n House R o b i n s o n — Frater House Hiles — V a n V l e c k H a l l Steininger — Durfee Hall Tellman — Voorhees Hall B o e s k o o l — A r c a d i a n House

Secretaries

1st r o w — E s t h e r D o l m a n , T e n a A k k e r , K a y Ten H a k e n , Lucille D o b b e n ; 2 n d r o w — C h a r l o t t e M u l d e r , D e n a W a l t e r s , J o A n n e H u e n i n k , Lillian W e e b e r , C h a r l o t t e L a m a n , J e a n e t t e Poest


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RICHARD F. HULS Rothbury, Michigan English Phi K a p p a A l p h a

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T H O M A S D. KEIZER Lansing, M i c h i g a n History O m i c r o n K a p p a Epsilon

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BARBARA J. LUBBERS Kenosha, Wisconsin Elementary Education Sigma Sigma

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i EUGENE STODDARD Cory, Pennsylvania Biology P h i T a u Nu

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M A R Y R. WOLTERS Holland, Michigan Biology D e l t a Phi

STANLEY E. ALBERDA Holland, Michigan History LLOYD A . A R N O L D I N K Holland, Michigan History Phi K a p p a A l p h a EUGENE G . BURGESS South H a v e n , M i c h i g a n History T O M A. CARLSON Holland, Michigan Business A d m i n i s t r a t i o n O m i c r o n K a p p a Epsilon W I L L I A M C. HOLT Holland, Michigan Mathematics-Physics FRANK J. HORROCKS Schenectady, N e w York H i s t o r y — P o l i t i c a l Science C h i Phi S i g m a

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ALBERT R. N E L S O N South Haven, M i c h i g a n Business A d m i n i s t r a t i o n O m i c r o n K a p p a Epsilon WALTER J. V A N D E R MEULEN Holland, Michigan History G E O R G E V. V A N F A R O W E Randolph, Wisconsin Elementary Education J A N V A N OOSTVEEN Ontario, Canada English Phi Tau N u PATRICK R. VOSTELLO T e a n e c k , N e w Jersey English Phi Tau N u

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G. Schipper J. S h e p p e r l y R. Sisson J. Streur D. Teed M. Thompson P. T o p p e n W. VanderBerg M. VanderLind E. V a n d e r V o r s t J. V a n d e r W e r p T. V a n d e W a t e r P. V a n K o l k e n R. W e s t e r l u n d P. W i e g e r i n k W. Wietsma G. W i l l i a m s




1st Row: W . B u i t e n d o r p , M . G o w e n s , C. Hoffs, S. H o f m a n . 2 n d Row: L. V a n d e r W e r f f , J. L i l i a n , D. H e s s e l i n k , P. R a m a k c r , H. H o r t o n , N . K a m p h u i s , M . A d a m s , B. G r a s m a n , N . Petty, K. H o e l l r i c h . 3 r d Row: H. Z a n d b e r g e n , J. Kools, D. H o n d o r p , H. Ritsema, J. N e e v e l , B. H e y d o r n , B. B e d i n g f i e l d .

Student Council The S t u d e n t C o u n c i l has c o n t i n u e d t h e w o r k o f s t r e n g t h e n i n g c o l l e g e o r g a n i z a t i o n s w i t h a f a l l l e a d e r ship t r a i n i n g , a n d a spring leadership conference. A g a i n , in 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 , t h e S t u d e n t C o u n c i l has b e e n r e s p o n s i b l e f o r the o r g a n i z a t i o n o f c o l l e g e events, a n d the Pull, H o m e c o m i n g , the A l l C o l l e g e S i n g , a n d M a y D a y w e r e a m o n g contests a n d a c t i v i t i e s in t h e i r h a n d s , a n d a n e w a t t r a c t i o n w a s M o m a n d D a d ' s D a y . This y e a r also saw i n c r e a s e d interest in another b r a n c h of the council's w o r k . Radio Hope College.


Pan-Hellenic Board

1st Row; H. V o n H e e s l , M . M a c E w a n , P. M a a t , M . C r a m e r , E. De V r i e s . 2 n d Row: J. C o n k l i n , S. D e c k e r , A . N i e n h o u s e , P. Pickens, D. R a y m e r , B. J e f f r e y , C. K u y p e r .

The P a n - H e l l e n i c b o a r d Is c o m p o s e d o f t h r e e members f r o m each of the sororities with t w o repr e s e n t a t i v e s f r o m t h e f r e s h m a n s o r o i t y . This b o a r d w o r k s w i t h Miss Reeverts a n d Miss B o y d w h o a c t as d i r e c t o r s f o r t h e g r o u p . The b o a r d f o r m u l a t e s t h e p l e d g i n g rules a n d discusses a n d settles a n y other problems that may arise concerning sorority life.

The m e m b e r s h i p o f t h e I n t e r f r a t e r n i t y C o u n c i l consists o f t w o r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s f r o m e a c h f r a t e r n i t y w i t h D e a n H i n g a as a d v i s o r . This is t h e g o v e r n i n g b o a r d wherein problems arising from fraternity l i f e a r e h e a r d a n d r e s o l v e d . The c o u n c i l is also res p o n s i b l e f o r t h e e n f o r c e m n t o f rules r e g a r d i n g rushing, b i d d i n g , a n d initiation.

1st Row: G . O u d e r k i r k , D e a n H i n g a , D. Bussies, P. H o e k . 2 n d Row: R. Huls, S. H a z e i t o n , A . D y k e m a , J. DePree, D. V a n Etten, H. D o o r e n b o s .

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W o m e n ' s house b o a r d is c o m p o s e d of f o u r o f f i cers, the p r e s i d e n t o f e a c h h a l l , r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s from each House Council a n d the Student Counselors, w i t h Miss Reeverts as f a c u l t y a d v i s o r . The b o a r d meets t w i c e m o n t h l y to insure u n i f o r m i t y in d o r m i t o r y g o v e r n m e n t a n d t o s p o n s o r v a r i o u s social activities.

M e n ' s house b o a r d is m a d e up o f t h e house m a n a g e r f r o m e a c h f r a t e r n i t y , t h e house m o t h e r s , and Dean Hinga. Monthly dinner meetings are held t o discuss m a t t e r s o f i m p o r t a n c e c o n c e r n i n g t h e m a i n t e n a n c e a n d s m o o t h r u n n i n g o f e a c h o f the f r a t houses o n H o p e ' s c a m p u s .

1st Row: N . A l d r i c h , E. Robertson, E. Den H e r d e r , Dean H i n g a . 2 n d Row: J. M o n g i n , D. B a i r d , A . D y k e m a , M. G o l d z u n g , J. H u t t o n .

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Alcor

• Alcor, the senior Women's honor society on Hope's campus, is c o m p o s e d o f m e m b e r s c h o s e n o n t h e basis o f s c h o l a r s h i p , l e a d e r s h i p , c h a r a c t e r , a n d s e r v i c e . The a i m o f A l c o r is t o d e v e l o p t h e c u l t u r a l , a c a d e m i c a n d s o c i a l interests o n c a m p u s . A g a i n this y e a r A l c o r s p o n s o r e d a series o f films chosen for their literary a n d artistic m e r i t . In o r d e r t o raise t h e f u n d s n e c e s s a r y to f i n a n c e t h e i r projects, Alcor members may be f o u n d , c a r r y i n g baskets of c a n d y a n d f r u i t t o b e s o l d in d o r m i t o r y a n d f r a t e r n i t y houses.

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This y e a r Blue Key, n a t i o n a l h o n o r f r a t e r n i t y , has c h o s e n 13 senior m e n f o r t h e i r scholastic a b i l i t y a n d c h a r a c t e r , t o serve t h e college by their projects, which i n c l u d e r u n n i n g the b o o k store, the publication of the student guide, a n d f o o t b a l l a n d basketb a l l p r o g r a m s . A n e w interest o f Blue Key is t h e o r g a n i z a t i o n o f I n t e r n a t i o n a l N i g h t , in c o o p e r a t i o n with Alcor.

The Blue Key Book Store

1st Row; B. H e y d o r n , D. Do J o n g , J. V a n Putten, Dr. K l c i n h e k s e l , D. M a x i m , B. B o d i n g f i e l d , D. Jacobusse. 2 n d Row: R. M u i l e n b u r g , S. H o f m a n , J. V e l d m a n , R. B r o w n , R. H c n d r i c k s o n , B. Le Fevrc, B. C o v e n t r y .


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Anchor

The 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 Anchor, t h e b i - w e e k l y s t u d e n t j o u r n a l i s t i c o r g a n o n c a m p u s , strove this y e a r to a c h i e v e a n d m a i n t a i n f r e e e x p r e s s i o n o f s t u d e n t o p i n i o n a n d a c c u r a t e reflection of student activity. To a c c o m p l i s h this g o a l s e v e r a l n e w c o l u m n s such as " W h a t ' s Past is P r o l o g u e , " " T h e Critical A n g l e , " " I n R e v i e w , " " C h e w i n g the R a g , " a n d " G r a n d S t a n d i n g " were a d d e d . The r e c o r d n u m b e r o f " L e t t e r s t o the E d i t o r " r e c e i v e d p r o v e d t h e effectiveness o f t h e c o l u m n s in s a t i s f y i n g the v a r i e d interests a n d in e n l i g h t e n i n g c a m p u s c o n t r o v e r s y . D u e to t h e e f f o r t s o f a n enthusiastic a n d e f f i c i e n t e d i t o r i a l , business, a n d r e p o r t o n a l s t a f f , typists a n d a d v i s o r plus i n c r e a s e d s t u d e n t interests, this y e a r ' s Anchor p r o v e d an effective a n d w i d e l y r e a d voice of the campus.

I s t Row; M . R i e l v e l t , D. L i n d a h l , F. Frye, D. R a y m e r , R. M u i l e n b u r g , E. B r u m m e l e r , D. K e m p e r s , G . O u d e r k i r k . 2 n d Row; A . M o r t m , D. D e l h m c r s , J. S o e t e r , H. Ritsema, R. B r o w n , R. W i n t e r , L. S i e d e n t o p , H. M u l d e r , R. V a n W a r t .


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1st Row: P. R o m o k e r , M . W i e r k s , D. O r t q u i s t . 2 n d Row: E. C o o n , C. M o t h i o s , N . Solm, M . Posmo, B. G r o s m o n , A . N i o n h o u s e , J. De Pree. 3 r d Row: M . V o n D o o r n i k , P. V o n Fassen, L. S i e d e n t o p , W . M e a n s , A. H i l l , T. Ten H o o v e .

Milestone The 1 9 5 5 M i l e s t o n e w a s p r o d u c e d , a c c o r d i n g to p o l i c y , by the j u n i o r class. The objective was to attain an effective combination of p h o t o g r a p h y and artwork, a n d this i d e a w a s skillfully w o r k e d f o r b y all t h e e d i t o r s . The staff o f t h e y e a r b o o k f o r the senior class o f ' 5 5 h o p e s to h a v e f u l f i l l e d its w i s h , a n d its o b l i g a t i o n , o f p r o v i d i n g a successful r e f e r e n c e a n d r e m i n d e r f o r H o p e g r a d u a t e s .

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F i f t e e n o u t s t a n d i n g senior s t u d e n t s w e r e s e l e c t e d f o r r e c o g n i t i o n in this y e a r ' s " W h o ' s W h o A m o n g S t u d e n t s in A m e r i c a n C o l l e g e s a n d U n i v e r s i t i e s . " The 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 e d i t i o n o f t h e v o l u m e w i l l i n c l u d e t h e b i o g r a p h i e s o f these p e r s o n s . C a m p u s n o m i n a t i n g c o m m i t t e e s m a k e t h e i r c h o i c e o n t h e basis o f t h e s t u d e n t s s c h o l a r s h i p ; l e a d e r s h i p a n d c o o p e r a t i o n in a c a d e m i c a n d e x t r a c u r r i c u l a r a c t i v i t i e s ; g e n e r a l citiz e n s h i p a n d service t o t h e c o l l e g e , a n d his p r o m i s e o f f u t u r e usefulness t o business a n d s o c i e t y .

O P U S , n o w in its s e c o n d y e a r , is a n a n n u a l s t u d e n t l i t e r a r y m a g a z i n e . Its p r i m a r y p u r p o s e is to p r o v i d e e n c o u r a g e m e n t a n d a c h a n c e o f p u b l i c a t i o n t o t h o s e students w h o a r e i n t e r e s t e d in w r i t i n g . O P U S ' 5 5 has b e e n e x p a n d e d to i n c l u d e a s e c t i o n d e v o t e d to r e p r o d u c t i o n s o f d r a w i n g s representative of student art.

1st Row; J. H i n k a m p , C. D e n n y , C. Reisig.


1st Row; A . B l o o d g o o d , M . W o l t e r s , E. C a s p e r , N . Petty, B. S c h c p e r s , R. Pruis, N . L u b b e n . 2 n d Row: S. H a z e l t o n , F. Frye, D. De Beer, R. S m i t h , N . Y o n k e r , J. K i n g m a , M . H o e k m a n , Elzinga, A. Martin.

Radio Hope College, a 30-minute program feat u r e d o n t h e l o c a l r a d i o s t a t i o n , is p r o d u c e d e n t i r e l y by c o l l e g e students. This b i - w e e k l y r e s p o n s i b i l i t y gives i n t e r e s t e d students o p p o r t u n i t y to g a i n e x p e r i e n c e in all aspects o f r a d i o p r o d u c t i o n , script writing, timing, correlating, announcing, a n d publ i c i t y . The p r o g r a m helps to a c q u a i n t t h e townsp e o p l e w i t h H o p e C o l l e g e , its a c t i v i t i e s a n d g o a l s , a n d t o e n l i v e n s t u d e n t interest o n our c a m p u s .

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1st Row: P. D u r k e e , B. L e s n i a k , E. Berens, H. M u l d e r , E. S m i t h . 2 n d Row: G . V a n F o r o w e , R. W y m o , P. S c h i e r i n g a , AA. C r a m e r , M . H a g a m a n , R. L e o n a r d , D. Coster, B. J o h n s o n .

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F. R o u n d h o u s e , L. V a n

De L i n d e r , M . V e l t m a n , C. Pardons, D. StoPfregen, J.

F r y l i n g , L. V a n ' t H o f , M . R o z e b o o m , J. G r a v i n k , B. G r a s m a n , M . A d a m s , G . K l e i s . 3 r d Row: E. De J o n g , T. M i l e s , N . Petty, R. Y i n , N . V a n d e r W e r f , M . G o w e n s , L. T o r n g a , M . Pasma, J. V a n d e r b o r g h , N . Y o n k e r , G . L a y m a n , H. D o r n b o s , M . O r t q u i s t , N . Pool, S. H o f m a n . 4 l h Row: G . M e e u s e n , J. N e e v o l , R. V a n d e r k o l k , J. V e l d m a n , P. S c h e e r i n g a , L. A r n o l d i n k , D. De J o n g , D. D e t h m e r s , D. V a n Etten, R. Ten H a k e n , J. K r u y f , S. H a r r i n q t o n , B. V a n d e r Y a c h t , L. Benes, D. V a n d e P o l d e r .

Chapel Choir Dr. C a v a n a u g h , Chapel Choir Director

The H o p e C o l l e g e C h a p e l C h o i r consists o f s e v e n t y s t u d e n t voices s e l e c t e d in t h e f a l l o f e a c h y e a r o n t h e basis o f i n d i v i d u a l t r y o u t s . The c h o i r , d i r e c t e d b y Dr. R o b e r t C a v a n a u g h , a p p e a r s in t h e d a i l y c h a p e l services, p e r f o r m s f o r s p e c i a l c o l l e g e f u n c tions, a n d presents a p r o g r a m for local churches a n d groups. Each y e a r t h e c h o i r p r e p a r e s a s a c r e d concert program and presents this t o R e f o r m e d C h u r c h e s in o t h e r a r e a s o f t h e c o u n t r y d u r i n g a s p r i n g t o u r . This y e a r t h e c h o i r v i s i t e d the w e s t e r n states a n d p r e s e n t e d a p r o g r a m f o r t h e first t i m e t o c h u r c h e s in C a l i f o r n i a , A r i z o n a , I o w a , a n d o t h e r states.


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The Y M C A a n d t h e Y W C A o p e n e d t h e y e a r w i t h t h e a n n u a l f r e s h m a n m i x e r a n d a f a l l b a n q u e t . They j o i n t l y s p o n s o r e d a series o n " O u r R e l i g i o u s F a i t h s " a n d t h e a n n u a l mission d r i v e , w h i c h r a i s e d m o n e y f o r W o r t h i n g t o n H e a l t h C e n t e r at A n n v i l l e , K e n t u c k y . They a l s o c o - s p o n s o r e d r e l i g i o u s e m p h a s i s w e e k w i t h Rev. M r . L. Love as i n s p i r a t i o n a l l e a d e r . D u r i n g t h e s p r i n g t h e t w o g r o u p s h e l d a n o t h e r b a n q u e t and sponsored a beach party. The Y W h e l d its C h r i s t m a s c l o t h i n g d r i v e f o r t h e K e n t u c k y missions a n d a c e n t e n n i a l p r o g r a m m a r k i n g t h e o n e - h u n d r e d t h a n n i v e r s a r y o f t h e f o u n d i n g o f t h e w o r l d - w i d e Y W C A . The t w o g r o u p s s p o n s o r e d d e p u t a t i o n teams w h i c h t r a v e l e d w i d e l y t h r o u g h M i c h i g a n , I n d i a n a , a n d Illinois. O t h e r highlights of the y e a r w e r e a splash p a r t y , c a r o l i n g , a n d regular w e e k l y sponsorship of a c h a p e l service.

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K a p p a D e l t a is a n o r g a n i z a t i o n f o r a l l girls w h o a r e p l a n n i n g t o e n t e r in f u l l - t i m e C h r i s t i a n service f h e m o n t h l y m e e t i n g s i n c l u d e m i s s i o n a r y s p e a k e r s , slides o n some p h a s e o f m i s s i o n a r y w o r k or meetmgs of an inspirational nature. A l p h a C h i is a n o r g a n i z a t i o n d e s i g n e d to a c q u a i n t all p r e - s e m i n a r y , or i n t e n d e d f u l l - t i m e C h r i s t i a n w o r k e r s , w i t h p r o b l e m s a n d subjects t h e y w i l l p o s s i b l y b e c o n f r o n t e d w i t h in t h e i r l a t e r w o r k . The g r o u p , meets o n c e a m o n t h f o r d e v o t i o n s , f e l l o w s h i p , a n d t o listen t o v i s i t i n g s p e a k e r s .

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The H o p e D e b a t e t e a m hit t h e j a c k p o t in c o n t r o v e r s i a l t o p i c s d u r i n g 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 . The t o p i c w a s ; R e s o l v e d : t h a t t h e U n i t e d States s h o u l d r e c o g n i z e t h e c o m m u n i s t g o v e r n m e n t in C h i n a . W i t h t h e n e w t r o u b l e in t h e f a r east, t h e t o p i c has a s s u m e d g r e a t i m p o r t a n c e b o t h t o t h e A m e r i c a n p e o p l e as w e l l as t o t h e t e a m , a n d s h o u l d l e a d to a greater u n d e r s t a n d i n g of the whys a n d wheref o r e s o f our F o r e i g n Policy.

A t t h e Fall m e e t i n g o f English M a j o r s Louis Benes w a s e l e c t e d p r e s i d e n t , a n d d u r i n g t h e first semester t h e s e p a r a t e sections h e l d s e v e r a l m e e t i n g s d e a l i n g with their particular subjects: poetry, d r a m a , the n o v e l , or t h e Atlantic Monthly m a g a z i n e . At the end o f t h e semester it w a s d e c i d e d t o d i s c o n t i n u e t h e English M a j o r s in its p r e s e n t f o r m a n d t o l e a v e t h e c o n t i n u a t i o n o f m e e t i n g s in t h e h a n d s o f t h e i n d i v i d u a l sections.

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El C l u b e s p a n o l c o n g r e g a t e s at t h e h o m e o f el p r o f e s s o r B r o w n . The c l u b is o p e n to s e c o n d y e a r S p a n i s h students w h o w i s h t o m e e t w i t h o t h e r stud e n t s i n t e r e s t e d in t h e Latin w a y o f l i f e . M o v i e s a n d slides o f S p a n i s h scenes s h o w n a l o n g w i t h a n e c d o t e s t o l d b y our t r a v e l i n g m e m b e r s , a s p e c i a l Christmas party f e a t u r i n g a p i n a t a which d i d n ' t w a n t t o b r e a k , a n d the t r a d i t i o n a l s p r i n g p i c n i c w e r e s o m e o f t h e a c t i v i t i e s o f t h e S p a n i s h C l u b this year.

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The French C l u b w e l c o m e s a l l students o f s e c o n d y e a r level, a n d i n t e r e s t e d in French, to m o n t h l y m e e t i n g s d e s i g n e d t o e x t e n d the m e m b e r s ' k n o w l e d g e a n d interest b e y o n d t h e study o f t h e l a n g u a g e a l o n e into the art, culture, life, a n d t h o u g h t o f F r a n c e a n d her p e o p l e .

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A l l s t u d e n t s i n t e r e s t e d in Latin m a y b e c o m e members of this club, which promotes films a n d t a l k s o n the c u l t u r a l a n d s o c i a l l i f e o f Rome. The 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 ' p r o g r a m i n c l u d e d a j o i n t m e e t i n g w i t h H o l l a n d H i g h S c h o o l Latin C l u b , a t a l k o n R o m a n m e d i c i n e a n d music b y Dr. Bruno M e i n e c k e o f t h e U n i v e r s i t y o f M i c h i g a n classics d e p a r t m e n t . His t a l k w a s a n e x c e l l e n t c l i m a x to a n a c t i v e y e a r .

The a i m o f t h e G e r m a n C l u b is, t h r o u g h l e c t u r e s , films, a n d f u n , to s t i m u l a t e a n d e x t e n d t h e d e g r e e of u n d e r s t a n d i n g of the G e r m a n p e o p l e a n d their l a n d a n d c u l t u r e . The c l u b incites a c t i v i t y a n d i n t e r est o u t s i d e t h e c l a s s r o o m b y its;- a n n u a l s e r v i c e at C h r i s t m a s s e a s o n , p r e s e n t i n g t h e story o f t h e N a t i v ity in G e r m a n s o n g a n d r e c i t a t i o n .

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The Future T e a c h e r s o f A m e r i c a C l u b m a d e its d e b u t o n c a m p u s this y e a r u n d e r t h e s p o n s o r s h i p o f Prof. V e r Beek. The m a n y m e e t i n g s , i n c l u d i n g a Christmas party a n d spring picnic, p r o v i d e d n e e d e d interest f o r a l l f u t u r e e l e m e n t a r y a n d s e c o n d a r y teachers.

Since its o r g a n i z a t i o n in 1 9 5 0 , t h e p u r p o s e o f t h e Business-Econ C l u b has b e e n t o a c q u a i n t t h o s e m a j o r i n g in Business A d m i n i s t r a t i o n a n d E c o n o m i c s w i t h the p r o b l e m s e n c o u n t e r e d in business m a n a g e ment a n d the current trends of the national economy.

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Pi K a p p a D e l t a is t h e l a r g e s t n a t i o n a l h o n o r a r y f o r e n s i c f r a t e r n i t y in t h e U n i t e d States. This s o c i e t y advocates debate, oratory, extemporaneous speaki n g a n d d i s c u s s i o n a c t i v i t y o n t h e c a m p u s as w e l l as in civic a f f a i r s . This y e a r Pi K a p p a D e l t a m e m b e r s w e r e a c t i v e in l o c a l , s t a t e , a n d n a t i o n a l contests, u n d e r t h e l e a d e r s h i p o f Miss H e l e n H a r t o n a n d Rev. L a m b e r t Ponstein.

N a t i o n a l C o l l e g i a t e Players, or Pi Epsilon D e l t a , is a n a t i o n a l h o n o r a r y d r a m a t i c f r a t e r n i t y . M e m b e r s h i p is o n t h e basis o f s c h o l a s t i c a c h i e v e m e n t a n d p o i n t s in d r a m a t i c a c t i v i t i e s . Points a r e e a r n e d t h r o u g h w o r k b o t h o n a n d o f f s t a g e a n d c r e d i t is g i v e n a c c o r d i n g t o a scale set up b y a n a t i o n a l board.

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G a m m a C h i , H o p e C o l l e g e c h a p t e r o f D e l t a Phi A l p h a , is a n h o n o r a r y G e r m a n scholastic f r a t e r n i t y , r e c o g n i z i n g e x c e l l e n c e in t h e study o f G e r m a n a n d p r o v i d i n g a n i n c e n t i v e f o r h i g h e r s c h o l a r s h i p . The s t a n d a r d s f o r e n t r a n c e a r e d e c i d e d by t h e ind i v i d u a l c h a p t e r s a n d m e m b e r s h i p is o p e n t o stud e n t s o f G e r m a n a n d G e r m a n m a j o r s . Its m e e t i n g s a r e d e s i g n e d t o p r o m o t e interest in v a r i o u s aspects o f G e r m a n y a n d her l a n g u a g e .

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The G a m m a O m i c r o n c h a p t e r o f Phi A l p h a T h e t e , n a t i o n a l h o n o r a r y history f r a t e r n i t y , was o r g a n i z e d o n H o p e ' s c a m p u s in 1 9 5 0 by t h e l a t e Dr. Ella H a w k i n s o n . This o r g a n i z a t i o n w a s f o r m e d to stimul a t e a n interest in h i s t o r y , to e x t e n d r e c o g n i t i o n o f scholastic a t t a i n m e n t , a n d t o p r o m o t e a s s o c i a t i o n a n d f e l l o w s h i p . C o m p l e t i n g a r e q u i r e d n u m b e r o'f courses in the f i e l d o f h i s t o r y a n d m a i n t a i n i n g a h i g h scholastic a v e r a g e m a k e a s t u d e n t e l i g i b l e .

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The C h e m i s t r y C l u b , a f f i l i a t e d w i t h t h e A m e r i c a n C h e m i s t r y S o c i e t y , is p r i m a r i l y f o r c h e m i s t r y m a j o r s , but o p e n to other students w i t h g o o d a c a d e m i c s t a n d i n g in this f i e l d . Lectures b y w e l l - k n o w n c h e m ists a n d s e n i o r m e m b e r s , a n d trips t o c h e m i c a l plants are d e s i g n e d to stimulate the students' i n t e r e s t in c h e m i s t r y .

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The W o m e n ' s A t h l e t i c A s s o c i a t i o n , g u i d e d b y Miss M a r y B r i e d , consists o f five o f f i c e r s , e i g h t sports m a n a g e r s , a n d class r e p r e s e n t a t i v e s . H i g h lights this y e a r h a v e b e e n t h e M I A A Play D a y , b a s k e t b a l l g a m e s w i t h o t h e r schools, the t e n n i s tournament, a n d the annual A w a r d s Banquet. At the A . F . M . C . W . convention, H o p e was elected president school for next y e a r .

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P e r h a p s d u r i n g all the p r e v i o u s h i s t o r y o f m a n k i n d , t h e r e has b e e n n o such d e s p e r a t e n e e d f o r i n t e r n a t i o n a l u n d e r s t a n d i n g as t h e r e is in t h e p r e s e n t a g e . This i n t e r n a t i o n a l u n d e r s t a n d i n g is not m e r e l y a m a t t e r o f n e e d but r a t h e r o f necessity. H e r e at H o p e C o l l e g e a t o t a l o f s e v e n t y - o n e f o r e i g n students h a v e s p e n t some t i m e b e t w e e n t h e y e a r s 1 9 4 6 a n d 1 9 5 5 . This c o l l e g e , b y a c c e p t i n g students f r o m a b r o a d , is d i s p e l l i n g e v e r y b i a s a n d p r e j u d i c e . In p r o m o t i n g the c o n c e p t o f p e a c e , t h e e q u a l i t y o f m a n , a n d his r i g h t f o r l i b e r t y a n d e d u c a t i o n , it is c o n t i n u o u s w i t h t h e h e r i t a g e o f t h e American people. It is my b e l i e f t h a t w h e r e v e r t h e r e is a n attempt to create an understanding a m o n g the peoples o f t h e e a r t h — such as is e x h i b i t e d in t h e p r e s e n c e o f t h e f o r e i g n students a n d t h e i r r e l a t i o n ship w i t h t h e A m e r i c a n p e o p l e — t h e r e is a w i d e step t a k e n t o w a r d w o r l d p e a c e . T h e r e a r e a b o u t 3 0 , 0 0 0 f o r e i g n students in t h e U n i t e d States t o d a y . W i t h t h e spirit o f t h e s t u d e n t c h a r a c t e r i z e d b y a q u e s t f o r truth a n d s e a r c h f o r k n o w l e d g e , m u c h c o u l d b e d o n e to save t h e p r e s e n t g e n e r a t i o n from the scourge of w a r . M a n y o f t h e p h o b i a s in our m i n d s c o u l d b e e r a s e d a n d much o f the t e n s i o n c o u l d b e r e m o v e d if w e a c h i e v e a d e q u a t e i n t e r n a t i o n a l u n d e r s t a n d i n g . Jirius A w a i s , A j l o u n , J o r d a n

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Mexico The t o u r o f M e x i c o , w h i c h is c o n d u c t e d b y t h e S p a n i s h d e p a r t m e n t , u n d e r Dr. B r o w n , s p e n t f i v e w e e k s in M e x i c o a n d c o v e r e d n e a r l y 7 , 0 0 0 miles d u r i n g the summer of 1 9 5 4 . Students Jerry Kruyf, Jim B o o n s t r a , a n d J a c k D e P r e e m a d e t h e t r i p , a l o n g w i t h Dr. B r o w n . T h e y s p e n t a w e e k at S a n Luis Potosi, a w e e k in M o r e l i a , a n d a w e e k in M e x i c o C i t y , in a d d i t i o n t o s h o r t e r p e r i o d s in s e v e r a l o t h e r cities. The s t u d e n t s r e c e i v e d c o l l e g e c r e d i t f o r t h e i r studies o f M e x i c a n l i t e r a t u r e a n d conversation w h i l e on the trip, a n d also g a i n e d much insight Into M e x i c a n culture t h r o u g h d a i l y s i g h t - s e e i n g e x c u r s i o n s , s h o p p i n g in o p e n streetm a r k e t s , a n d visits t o b u l l - f i g h t s . M o n u m e n t t o the R e v o l u t i o n , M e x i c o C i t y

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Spain LLvvxv The C o m m u n i t y A m b a s s a d o r Plan g i v e s t h e a m b a s s a d o r a n o t h e r set o f p a r e n t s , a n d s o m e m o r e b r o t h e r s a n d sisters. D o n L u b b e r s h a d his f a m i l y ; G u y V a n d e r J o g t h a d his Lisa; Bruce V a n V o o r s t h a d his G e r r i t ; a n d D o n J a c o b u s s e h a d F e r n a n d o M u r o as his b r o t h e r . H e l i v e d a n d t a l k e d a n d a t e w i t h him a n d t h r o u g h him a n d t h e M u r o f a m i l y g o t to know another great European nation, Spain. S p a i n is a n a t i o n t i m e has f o r g o t t e n . The a r c h i t e c t u r e a n d t h e p e o p l e still s h o w t h e influence of the M o o r s , ousted some five centuries ago. The R e f o r m a t i o n f a i l e d m i s e r a b l y in t h e Iberian Penninsula; the Industrial Revolution never q u i t e s u c c e e d e d in s c a l i n g t h e Pyrenees. W h i l e t h e R e n a i s s a n c e w a s a l t e r i n g h i s t o r y . S p a i n rem a i n e d virtually unaffected. Indubitably, a look at S p a i n is a l o o k at t h e p a s t . Look h a r d t h o u g h . S p a i n is h a r d t o see. It's m o r e t h a n just t h e b u l l f i g h t e r s . . . f l a m e n c o d a n c e r s . . . . castles . . . m o u n t a i n - t o p s . . . a n d pretty senoritas . . . It's a l a n d o f i n d i v i d u a l i s t i c p e o p l e w i t h s p i r i t , r u l e d by a n a u t o c r a t i c g o v e r n m e n t , a n d f e w c a r e b e c a u s e t h e y talk a b o u t m o r e i m p o r t a n t t h i n g s a n d k e e p t h e m s e l v e s busy b e i n g h a p p y . The S p a n i a r d s a i d t o D o n , e v e n t h o u g h he h a d n ' t eaten for three days, a n d h a d no money, " I ' m h a p p y b e c a u s e t o m o r r o w I'll e a t . "

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Palette and Masque The H o m e c o m i n g f e s t i v i t i e s this y e a r meant another traditional production for Palette a n d M a s q u e , a n d M a r y Chase's M r s . McThing w a s s e l e c t e d . M r s . McThing is p u r e f a n t a s y in w h i c h H o w i e , t h e son o f a s o p h i s t i c a t e d l a d y o f s o c i e t y , is w h i s k e d o f f to a d e n o f w o u l d - b e g a n g s t e r s , as t h e result o f a p l o t p l a n n e d b y a w i t c h . For t h e D e c e m b e r p r o d u c t i o n . Palette a n d M a s q u e d e c i d e d t h a t The Glass Menagerie, by Tennessee W i l l i a m s w o u l d p r o v i d e a g o o d evening of d r a m a for all theatre-goers. This p l a y , l a r g e l y p s y c h o l o g i c a l in e f f e c t , shows t h e d o m i n a n c e o f A m a n d a W i n g f i e l d o v e r her son, T o m , a n d her d a u g h t e r , Laura. Laura, u n a b l e to c a p t u r e the love of a g e n t l e m a n - c a l l e r , resorts t o her o n l y o u t let f o r l o v e a n d c o m p a n i o n s h i p , t h e little glass t r i n k e t s o n t h e s h e l f . N e x t o n t h e agenda was George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, t h e story o f a p r o f e s s o r o f phonetics, w h o took a d e p l o r a b l e young g i r l f r o m t h e g u t t e r a n d m a d e her fit t o pass as a g u e s t at a q u e e n ' s g a r d e n p a r t y . Last o f t h e p r o d u c t i o n s o n c a m p u s w a s t h e a n n u a l C h i l d r e n ' s Play, f o l l o w e d in M a y by the traditional banquet.




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May Day F o l l o w i n g t h e a f t e r n o o n a t h l e t i c contests, in w h i c h the m e n ' s s e c t i o n w a s w o n b y t h e C o s m o s a n d w o m e n ' s b y t h e Class o f ' 5 5 , t h e f o r m a l c e l e b r a t i o n of M a y Day by the co-eds was o p e n e d by the S o p h o m o r e g i r l s w i t h t h e i r m a y p o l e d a n c e . The r e m a i n d e r o f t h e c e r e m o n y w a s h e l d in t h e C h a p e l , w h e r e t h e Freshmen h e r a l d e d t h e a r r i v a l o f t h e Q u e e n o f last y e a r , A l y c e H i l m e r t , w i t h her c o u r t . The n e w m e m b e r s o f A l c o r w e r e e s c o r t e d by t h e g i r l s w h o s e p l a c e s t h e y w o u l d fill, until t h e r a n k s w e r e c o m p l e t e w i t h ; A r d i s Bishop, M a r g a r e t C r a m e r , Shirley Decker, Joan Killian, M a r g e M a c E w a n , D o n n a R a y m e r , Betty S c h e p e r s , R o s a l i n d Smith, M a r y T e r v e l t , J o y c e V a n d e r b o r g h , a n d Lucille V a n Heest. O n e by o n e the members of the Q u e e n ' s Court w e r e r e p l a c e d b y t h e i r successors, c l i m a x e d b y t h e l o n g awaited announcement: for 1954-55 we were h a p p y t o r e c e i v e our Q u e e n — C a r o l e H o f f s . The m e n h a d t h e i r s h a r e o f the c e l e b r a t i o n s at t h e B a n q u e t , w h e n Blue Key w e l c o m e d t h e n e w m e m bers: Ronald Brown, W i l l i a m Coventry, Robert Hendrickson, W i l l i a m H e y d o r n , Samuel H o f m a n , D o n J a c o b u s s e , Ben Le Fevre, D o n a l d M a x a m , R o b e r t M u i l e n b e r g , a n d J a m e s v a n Putten.


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A S A The first p r o j e c t u n d e r t a k e n b y t h e f r e s h m e n girls w a s t h e b u i l d i n g o f t h e i r float f o r t h e H o m e c o m i n g p a r a d e . December brought the date night, a n d t h e g i r l s t o o k t h e i r d a t e s to see P & M's " T h e Glass M e n a g e r i e . " " S o u t h Pacific P a r a d i s e , " t h e w i n t e r f o r m a l , was held at the Rowe Hotel. The girls c o m b i n e d o u t s t a n d i n g t a l e n t a n d excellent c o o p e r a t i o n for their p a r t in t h e A l l - C o l l e g e S i n g . In t h e spring, the i n f o r m a l p a r t y a n d the joint meetings with other sororities a n d frat e r n i t i e s c o m p l e t e d a v e r y successful year.

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Delphi H o m e c o m i n g in O c t o b e r f o u n d Delphians, old and new, enjoying a luncheon at the W a r m Friend Tavern. Date night, a r r a n g e d by Virginia Harts e m a a n d Ruth Bruins, w a s c r o w d e d i n t o t h e busy m o n t h o f D e c e m b e r . After an evening of square-dancing, Deiphis r e l a x e d over barbeques a n d coffee. The s e c o n d D e l p h i p a r t y w a s " S a v a n n a h S w i r l , " t h e f o r m a l d a n c e in M a r c h at t h e B l y t h e f l e l d C o u n t r y C l u b . This m e m o r a b l e e v e n i n g w a s p l a n n e d b y B a r b a r a K r u i z e n g a a n d Erma V a n Dyke. A t t h e a n n u a l S i n g , Frances Frye l e d t h e m e m b e r s o f D e l t a Phi in " T h e Kashmiri S o n g . " At the alumni meeti n g in A p r i l , t h e senior m e m b e r s w e r e initiated into the alumni c h a p t e r . In M a y t h e D e i p h i s e n j o y e d t h e i r i n f o r m a l w i t h a n a f t e r n o o n o f sports f o l l o w e d by dinner a n d d a n c i n g . Reda R y n b r a n d t a n d C a r o l Kuyper m a d e arr a n g e m e n t s f o r this p a r t y . The last o f M a y f o u n d Deiphis r o u n d i n g out their y e a r at t h e s p r i n g house p a r t y .

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Cosmopolitan The s c h o o l y e a r 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 f o u n d .fhe Cosmopolitan fraternity well represent e d in m a n y c a p a c i t i e s o n c a m p u s — f o o t b a l l c o - c a p t a i n , senior a n d sophom o r e class p r e s i d e n t s — A t H o m e c o m ing, the C o s m o p o l i t a n house d e c o r a t i o n w a s a w a r d e d first p l a c e , a n d t h e i r f l o a t r e c e i v e d h o n o r a b l e m e n t i o n in the annual p a r a d e . In i n t r a m u r a l sports t h e f r a t e r n i t y f o u g h t f o r t h e t o p as in past y e a r s , t y i n g f o r first p l a c e in b a s k e t b a l l . M a n y C o s m o s w e r e v a l u a b l e p a r t i c i p a n t s in t h e s e a s o n a l c o l l e g e sports a c t i v i t i e s . The t h r e e C o s m o s p a r t i e s o f t h e y e a r w e r e h i g h l y successful a n d t h o r oughly enjoyed by everyone. U p o n all o f t h e a b o v e a c t i v i t i e s , together with many improvements of the f r a t e r n i t y house, a n d a g r o w i n g spirit of unity, the green Knight of Cosmopolitan may g a z e with pride, a n d conf i d e n c e in a p r o m i s i n g f u t u r e .

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For Dorians another busy and m e m o r a b l e y e a r b e g a n with the annual fall house p a r t y . The t w e l v e pledges were welcomed by a dinner e a r l y in t h e y e a r . H o m e c o m i n g events i n c l u d e d t h e A l u m n i b r e a k f a s t h e l d at the W a r m Friend Hotel a n d a g o o d d e a l o f w o r k o n a float d e p i c t i n g G u t e n b u r g ' s press. In t h e f a l l , t o o , D o r i a n s i n i t i a t e d a new project — a newsletter called " D o r i a n D o i n g s " t o b e issued t h r e e times a y e a r . A l u m n i a n d p r e s e n t m e m bers a l i k e a r e e n t h u s i a s t i c a b o u t t h e n e w p u b l i c a t i o n . In D e c e m b e r D o r i a n s a n d d a t e s e n j o y e d " C h r i s t m a s Prel u d e , " their i n f o r m a l pprty. A western t h e m e c o m p l e t e w i t h t r e a s u r e hunt a n d s q u a r e d a n c i n g p r e v a i l e d at t h e D o r i a n date night on February 25. O n M a r c h 4, " P o o r O l d J o n a t h a n B i n g " w o n D o r i a n s first p l a c e in t h e A l l - C o l l e g e S i n g . This t i m e it w a s t h e i r p r i v i l e g e to t a k e a n d k e e p t h e c o v e t e d c u p . D o r i a n s ' last b i g fling o f t h e y e a r w a s the s p r i n g f o r m a l h e l d at t h e S p r i n g Lake C o u n t r y C l u b o n A p r i l 3 0 .

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Emersonian will b i d a f o n d farewell t o t h e i r o l d " S o u t h e r n F o r t r e s s " in June w h e n w o r k on the new men's dormitory begins. Next year will find t h e Emmies l o c a t e d in a d i f f e r e n t f r a t e r n i t y house. The f a l l o f ' 5 4 w a s i n i t i a t e d w h e n one a n d a half floats c a r r i e d the men o f Emerson t o a first p l a c e v i c t o r y in the annual H o m e c o m i n g p a r a d e . After a successful r u s h i n g s e a s o n , t h e Emmies p l a n n e d a n d e n j o y e d t h e i r w i n t e r f o r m a l at the Pantlind Hotel. During the month of M a r c h the f a m i l i a r g r o u p e n c i r c l i n g t h e p i a n o w d s seen " S i n g i n g O n " u n d e r t h e b a t o n o f H a r o l d Rits e m a . The s p r i n g p a r t y c l i m a x e d a n o t h e r y e a r o f h i g h l i g h t s a n d Phi Tau Nu looks f o r w a r d with c o n f i d e n c e to the future. Mrs.

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For t h e m e n o f K n i c k e r b o c k e r t h e academic year 1954-55 began with a r i g o r o u s a n d successful r u s h i n g c a m p a i g n which brought the membership of the fraternity to a b o v e fifty. W h i l e much of the y e a r was interspersed w i t h d a t e n i g h t s a n d o p e n houses, " K n i c k e r b o c k e r H o l i d a y , " the a n n u a l w i n t e r f o r m a l h e l d at t h e O c c i d e n t a l H o t e l in M u s k e g o n r e m a i n s t h e m o s t m e m o r a b l e social event. S p i r i t a n d u n i t y in t h e f r a t e r n i t y were further stimulated by an unpreced e n t e d s e c o n d p l a c e in t h e A l l - C o l l e g e S i n g , in w h i c h t h e m e n o f K n i c k e r b o c k e r , d i r e c t e d b y N i c k Pool, s a n g " G r e e n s l e e v e s . " This' t r e n d w a s significantly reinforced by a fraternity p r o j e c t to r e v a m p a p o r t i o n of the basement of Graves Library for more e f f e c t i v e use b y t h e c o l l e g e c o m m u n i t y . The s c h o o l y e a r w a s c l i m a x e d b y t h e a n n u a l s p r i n g p a r t y h e l d at P r o s p e c t Point o n S p r i n g L a k e .

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Sorosis A f t e r the excitement of b i d d i n g , accepting, and properly initiating p l e d g e s , Sorosites l a b o r e d u n d e r t h e g u i d a n c e o f Lois T o r n g a a n d p r o d u c e d a beautiful, first-place Homecoming float. Another " c a p t u r e " of Homecomi n g w a s t h e A l u m n i l u n c h e o n h e l d in t h e G r i l l Room o f t h e W a r m F r i e n d Tavern. C o o l N o v e m b e r initiated a hot a n d d e l i c i o u s s p a g h e t t i d i n n e r a t Dr. Lubb e r s ' h o m e , a n d l a t e r in t h e m o n t h t h e Sigma Sigma members went " R o a m i n ' " o n a s c a v e n g e r hunt f o r t h e i r d a t e n i g h t . This f e s t i v i t y o c c u r r e d in t h e " C o f F e e - K l e t z " with pizza a n d fun too. A u d r e y Nienhouse was chosen to l e a d us in t h e A l l - C o l l e g e S i n g t o t h e t u n e o f " L i z a " f r o m Showboat. Our sorority enthusiasm mpunted to a high p i t c h as t h e f o r m a l , " S p r i n g F e v e r , " o c c u r r e d o n A p r i l 15. O n e m o n t h l a t e r the i n f o r m a l , full of sunning a n d swimm i n g a n d p a r t y i n g , w a s e n j o y e d . As t h e y e a r d r e w t o a close a n d t h e e v e r p o p u l a r s p r i n g house p a r t y w a s h e l d , w e r e m e m b e r e d with happiness not only i m p o r t a n t social events, but also the many interesting a n d invaluable Friday night meetings of the y e a r 1954-55.

Fall t e r m President — A r d i s Bishop Vice-president — B a r b a r a Lubbers Secretary — Ann Damstra Treasurer — W i l m a Beets W i n t e r term President — A r d i s Bishop Vice-president— Phyllis W i e r e n g a Secretary — M a r c i a Smith Treasurer — W i l m a Beets Spring term President — B a r b a r a L u b b e r s Vice-president — Carole Hoffs Secretary — Shirley Decker Treasurer — W i l m a Beets

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Fall t e r m President — Jim V a n Putten Vice-president — N o r m Lager S e c r e t a r y — J a c k De Pree Treasurer — J o h n S c h r i e r W i n t e r term President — Vice-president Secretary — Treasurer — Spring term President — Vice-prosident Secretary — Treasurer —

Don — Dick John

Maxam Dave Kempers Ortquist Schrier

Don Jacobusse — Bob M u i l e n b e r g Tom K e i z e r G e o r g e Pelqrim

Byro,

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H a r r i n g t o n , M . F a b e r , H. D o e l e , G . P e l g r i m , J. C o o k , B. T i m m e r .

The 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 s c h o o l y e a r w a s a g a i n a year of g r o w t h a n d strength for the oldest fraternity on Hope's campus. The Praters a r e a b l e t o r e f l e c t u p o n s c h o l a s t i c a n d a t h l e t i c a t t a i n m e n t s , as w e l l as t h e t r a d i t i o n a l a c t i v i t i e s t h a t seem t o h a v e a l w a y s b e e n a p a r t o f Fraternal brotherhood. A f i n e p l e d g e class w a s w e l c o m e d and during Homecoming week-end the active chapter h a d the opportun i t y to g r e e t m a n y F r a t e r n a l a l u m n i . The winter party was " A Royal A f f a i r , " and the traditional alumni banquet, the W a s h i n g t o n Day Stag, was foll o w e d b y a f i r s t - p l a c e v i c t o r y in t h e A l l - C o l l e g e Sing by the " S t o u t h e a r t e d M e n " of OKE, led by G o r d o n M e e u w sen. The s p r i n g p a r t y , . j o i n t m e e t i n g s , t h e Frater Frolic, c o m b o jam sessions, a n d other activities served to round o u t t h e y e a r o f Frater a c t i v i t y a n d a c c o m p l i s h m e n t . A n d in t h e f i n a l f r a t e r n i t y e v e n t o f t h e y e a r , 13 s e n i o r Fraters j o i n e d h a n d s in t h e S w a n S o n g a n d m o v e d into the ranks of Fraternal Society alumni.

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The T h e s a u r i a n 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 a l b u m o f memories opens with the annual fall house party where a m o n g the fun a n d activity a r o u n d r o b i n letter that h a d c i r c u l a t e d a m o n g the girls d u r i n g the summer was r e a d a n d also decisions f o r n e w p l e d g e s w e r e m a d e . The n e w p l e d g e s , n i n e in n u m b e r , w e r e w e l c o m e d w i t h a b i k e h i k e at t h e M o o r ing which included a sailboat ride. Shortly a f t e r w a r d f i v e transfer girls completed the Thesaurian " p i c t u r e " a n d were received with a coffee jaunt at Cumerford's. A n o t h e r p a g e r e v e a l s t h e g i r l s busy with their H o m e c o m i n g float, " 1 9 5 4 G o a l Rush," which tied for h o n o r a b l e m e n t i o n in t h e p a r a d e . L o n g t o b e r e m e m b e r e d is t h e w i n t e r f o r m a l , " O r i e n t a l E v e n i n g . " Elaine V r u g g i n k , c h a i r m a n of the a f f a i r a n d her t r o u p e o f h e l p e r s ' p r o d u c e d a n e v e n i n g o f music, m y s t e r y , a n d e n t e r tainment. H e a r i n g t h e close o f o u r a l b u m o f memories w e find th^ participation of t h e g r o u p l e d b y Lois M a i e r in t h e A l l C o l l e g e Sing a n d the S p r i n g I n f o r m a l Party held at Prospect Point.

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Fall t e r m President — Ben LeFevre Vice-president—Bob Van Earden S e c r e t a r y — Ed C o o n Treasurer — H a r r i s V e r K a i k Spring term President—Bob Van Earden Vice-president — Harvey Doorenbos Secretary — Ed C o o n Treasurer — J e r r y R e d e k e r

Spaced between the annual stag parties which o p e n e d a n d closed the fraternity's activities of the y e a r , Chi Phi S i g m a events w e r e h i g h l i g h t e d b y t h e f i n e f e l l o w s h i p w h i c h has a l w a y s characterized the Blue a n d White activities. The f o r m a l p a r t y at t h e P a n t l i n d H o t e l o n J a n u a r y 14 a n d t h e s p r i n g p a r t y a t P r o s p e c t Point o n M a y 14 w e r e t h e b i g s o c i a l e v e n t s , but o p e n houses, t o b o g g a n p a r t i e s , s e r e n a d e s , a n d informal gatherings spiced the year. A f l o u r i s h o f Blue struck t h e c a m p u s as t h e A r c a d i a n j a c k e t s m a d e t h e i r a p p e a r a n c e . Spirited-participation was c a r r i e d o u t in t h e sports f i e l d . " M o r n i n g " w a s t h e n u m b e r in t h e A l l - C o l l e g e S i n g , l e d b y Jim N e e v e l . B o l s t e r e d b y 2 9 new men, the A r c a d i a n s are looking f o r w a r d e a g e r l y to next year.

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FOOTBALL The 1 9 5 4 H o p e C o l l e g e f o o t b a l l season was m a r k e d w i t h b o t h d i s a p p o i n t m e n t s a n d surprises. Prior to the season's o p e n e r w i t h M i c h i g a n N o r m a l , C o a c h A l V a n d e r b u s h ' s d e f e n d i n g M I A A c h a m p i o n s w e r e g i v e n a b e t t e r t h a n even c h a n c e to c o p their s e c o n d consecutive M I A A c r o w n . H o w e v e r , the Dutch f a i l e d to live up to pre-season e x p e c t a t i o n s , finishing the season w i t h a three w o n , six lost r e c o r d . D i v i d i n g six g a m e s in c o n f e r e n c e p l a y , the d e f e n d i n g M I A A c h a m p i o n s d r o p p e d to a m e d i o c r e f o u r t h p l a c e finish. The Dutch o p e n e d the season at h o m e a g a i n s t a strong M i c h i g a n N o r m a l club. H o p e s q u a d , m a r c h i n g to a 1 9 - 0 v i c t o r y .

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O n e o f the season s b i g g e s t upsets t o o k p l a c e the f o l l o w i n g w e e k , w h e n O l i v e t ' s u n d e r m a n n e d Comets r a n up a 2 0 - 6 w i n o v e r H o p e s s u p p o s e d l y b i g g e r a n d better b a l l club. This p r o v e d to b e the t u r n i n g p o i n t o f the season. From then o n in, C o a c h V a n d e r b u s h ' s c h a r g e s e x p e r i e n c e d m a n y bitter d i s a p p o i n t m e n t s . A f t e r losing to C a r r o l l C o l l e g e , 2 5 - 0 , the Dutchmen f i n a l l y r a n g up w i n n u m b e r o n e , b l a s t i n g A l m a , 2 0 - 7 . Pre-game ratings f a v o r e d t h e Scots by 14 points. H o w e v e r , the Dutch upset the a p p l e c a r t by l i t e r a l l y r u n n i n g A l m a off the f i e l d . ^ ^ h e f o l l o w i n g w e e k , the men in O r a n g e a n d Blue w o n their s e c o n d g a m e of the season, s c r a p p i n g past A d r i a n ' s Bulldogs, Before a n enthusiastic H o m e c o m i n g c r o w d the f o l l o w i n g S a t u r d a y a f t e r n o o n , the Dutch lost to Beloit in a loosely p l a y e d g a m e , 14-6. N e x t , H i l l s d a l e , c h a m p i o n s - t o - b e , s w e p t past H o p e , 2 5 - 1 2 . A l t h o u g h they o u t g a i n e d their o p p o n e n t s , the Dutch simply c o u l d not score. The h i g h p o i n t o f the season o c c u r r e d the next w e e k , w h e n t h e f i g h t i n g D u t c h m e n o u t f o u g h t A l b i o n ' s Britons, 2 5 - 6 . The Dutch c o n c l u d e d their season o n a l o w n o t e , b o w i n g to K a l a m a z o o , 1 3 - 7 . B e f o r e p a s s i n g j u d g m e n t on this y e a r s b a l l c l u b , it must be said in all fairness to b o t h c o a c h e s a n d p l a y e r s that this t e a m h a d g r e a t p o t e n t i a l . The r i g h t call at the r i g h t time c o u l d h a v e a l t e r e d the entire season. H o w e v e r , g a m e s w o n , not p o t e n t i a l , pay off. Despite their m e d i o c r e season, the Dutch w e r e not v o i d o f h o n o r s . Four men, backs John A d a m s a n d D a v e Kuyers, tackle Don V a n H o e v e n , a n d g u a r d Bill H e y d o r n g a i n e d a l l - M I A A h o n o r s . This is q u i t e unusual f o r a f o u r t h p l a c e s q u a d . John A d a m s also g a i n e d little a l l - A m e r i c a n m e n t i o n . RECORD Michigan Normal Olivet Carroll Alma Adrian Beloit Hillsdale Albion Kalamazoo

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CROSS C O U N T R Y H o p e C o l l e g e harriers surprised e v e r y o n e , i n c l u d i n g C o a c h Bob V a n d e r h a m , by g a i n i n g a f o u r t h p l a c e tie w i t h H i l l s d a l e in the M I A A s t a n d i n g s . W h e n p r a c t i c e o p e n e d last f a l l , C o a c h V a n d e r h a m was f a c e d w i t h a t r e m e n d o u s r e b u i l d i n g p r o g r a m . W i t h o n l y o n e r e t u r n i n g l e t t e r m a n , Ron Den Uyl, the o u t l o o k w a s very d i s m a l . H o w e v e r , p a c e d by a fine c r o p o f n e w c o m e r s , Dutch runners t u r n e d in a h i g h l y f a v o r a b l e season's p e r f o r m a n c e . D u r i n g the course o f the y e a r , the Dutch r a c k e d up t h r e e wins a n d five losses in d u a l meets. V i c t o r i e s w e r e r e c o r d e d over O l i v e t , A l m a , a n d A d r i a n . C a l v i n , G r a n d Rapids J.C., H i l l s d a l e , a n d K a l a m a z o o d e f e a t e d the H o p e men. A t the c o n f e r e n c e meet in A d r i a n , the D u t c h m e n f i n i s h e d a surprising f o u r t h . Ron Den Uyl led H o p e runners, f i n i s h i n g seventh. He w a s f o l l o w e d by Sam H o f m a n , A l D u r h a m , Jim C o o p e r , a n d John Fikse. M I A A Standings 1. A l b i o n 2. K a l a m a z o o 3. Calvin 4 . HOPE-Hillsdale 5. Alma 6. Alma 7. Adrian 8. O l i v e t


BASKETBALL C l o s i n g o u t t h e season w i t h a 9 8 - 7 8 loss t o A d r i a n , H o p e C a g e r s w o u n d up o n e o f t h e i r w o r s t c a m p a i g n s in r e c e n t y e a r s . The loss g a v e t h e Dutch a n 8 - 6 c o n f e r e n c e r e c o r d , w h i c h w a s g o o d e n o u g h f o r a f o u r t h p l a c e finish a n d a n o v e r a l l 1 0 - 1 0 season r e c o r d . In t h e first h a l f o f t h e 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 M I A A r a c e , H o p e r a n g up o n l y t h r e e v i c t o r i e s in seven starts. H o w e v e r , in the s e c o n d h a l f o f the season, the D u t c h , w i t h t h e i r o f f e n s i v e m a c h i n e in h i g h g e a r , c a m e o n f a s t t o c o p five o u t o f the last seven contests. H a d Hope p l a y e d the caliber of ball they were potentially c a p a b l e of, the league standings w o u l d have been somewhat diff e r e n t since t h e Dutch w e r e b e a t e n d e c i s i v e l y in o n l y t h r e e l e a g u e e n c o u n t e r s . A l t h o u g h , o n the s u r f a c e , t h e season r e c o r d w a s s o m e w h a t d i s a p p o i n t i n g , it s h o u l d b e p o i n t e d o u t t h a t C o a c h J o h n Visser w a s f a c e d w i t h a n u m b e r o f p r o b l e m s . The b i g t h o r n in t h e D u t c h side ail y e a r w a s t h e l a c k o f reserve s t r e n g t h . W i t h o n l y f i v e v e t e r a n s o n h a n d . C o a c h Visser w a s f o r c e d to rely o n f r e s h m e n f o r d e p t h . The 1 9 5 4 - 5 5 season b r o u g h t t o a close the b r i l l i a n t c a r e e r o f Bob H e n d r i c k s o n , f o u r - y e a r v e t e r a n a n d t h r e e t i m e a l l - M I A A c h o i c e . D u r i n g his t e n u r e Bob s c o r e d 1 , 3 5 1 p o i n t s a n d s t a r t e d 7 9 c o n s e c u t i v e g a m e s , b o t h a l l - t i m e r e c o r d s . W i l l i e Rink a l s o s a w his f i n a l b a s k e t b a l l a c t i o n this y e a r . A f i n e f l o o r m a n a n d p l a y m a k e r , W i l l i e s c o r e d 2 0 8 p o i n t s this season f o r a 1 0 . 4 a v e r a g e . T h r e e H o p e p l a y e r s g a i n e d M I A A h o n o r s . Bob H e n d r i c k s o n w a s s e l e c t e d f o r first t e a m h o n o r s f o r t h e t h i r d c o n s e c u t i v e y e a r . H a r o l d M o l e n a a r g a i n e d s e c o n d t e a m h o n o r s , w h i l e W i l l i e Rink r e c e i v e d h o n o r a b l e m e n t i o n . Hope 65 84 79 83 59 71 73 81 86 66 82 90 70 87 79 72 72 91 98 78

Opponents Iowa Central Adrian Hillsdale Olivet Michigan Normal Iowa Central Lake Forest Beloit Michigan Normal Albion Calvin Alma Kalamazoo Hillsdale Olivet Albion Alma Calvin Kalamazoo Adrian

56 91 70 59 86 77 103 1 26 84 68 93 76 98 69 63 66 73 89 92 98

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1637 Games 20 20 20 20 20 10 18 18 16

Varsity Scoring F.G. 131 132 106 84 75 15 18 14 4

F.T. 80 42 67 79 58 20 16 12 4

Total 342 306 279 247 208 50 52 40 12

Average 17.1 15.3 14.0 12.4 10.4 5.0 2.9 2.2 .8


TENNIS Led b y a host o f r e t u r n i n g l e t t e r m e n , this y e a r ' s tennis s q u a d promises to b e o n e o f t h e s t r o n g e s t in y e a r s . As usual, K a l a m a z o o t0 re,a n o-.i ^ 0 r e ' ' t s P e r e n n ' a l s u p e r i o r i t y o v e r the rest o f the M I A A f i e l d . H o w e v e r , H o p e , p a c e d b y l e t t e r m e n Ken V a n W i e r e n , Bill C o v e n t r y , A r t Bieri, J o h n S c h r i e r , G l e n D e P r e e , a n d John W a r r e n , a n d n e w c o m e r s J o h n Jeltes a n d Tiger Teusink s h o u l d a l o n g w i t h C a l v i n a n d H i l l s d a l e , g i v e the H o r n e t s a lot o f t r o u b l e .

GOLF W i t h the r e t u r n o f f o u r l e t t e r m e n . C o a c h T i m m e r s h o u l d b e a b l e t o f i e l d a p r e t t y f o r m i d a b l e g o l f s q u a d . Letter returnees a r e Jim H u t t o n , Bill H o l t , G o r d o n H o n d o r p , a n d Bill K r a m e r , w h o just g o t out o f the s e r v i c e . L e a d i n g n e w c o m e r is Ray D e D o e s a very promising freshman. ' BASEBALL W i t h seven l e t t e r m e n r e t u r n i n g f r o m last y e a r ' s c h a m p i o n s h i p n i n e , John Visser's c h a r g e s s h o u l d b e as g o o d , if not b e t t e r , t h a n last y e a r . Top i n f i e l d r e t u r n e e s a r e Dick O r t q u i s t at s e c o n d , C a r l D e V r e e at short, a n d Dick DeFreese at t h i r d . V e t e r a n o u t f i e l d e r s a r e A l D y k e m a , W i l l i e Rink, a n d D o n Y o r k . Tom H a r r i s a n d Ron B o e v e w i l l h a n d l e the c a t c h i n g duties, w h i l e Rink, Y o r k , a n d J o h n H o l m l u n d h e a d the p i t c h i n g staff. The b i g q u e s t i o n m a r k o n t h e s q u a d is t h e p i t c h i n g s t a f f , w h e r e t h e r e is a n a p p a r e n t l a c k o f d e p t h . H o w e v e r , in spite o f s h o r t a g e o f t o p - n o t c h hurlers, H o p e s h o u l d finish at, or n e a r the t o p o f the conference standings. TRACK Freshmen a r e t h e key to w h e t h e r or n o t C o a c h L a r r y G r e e n ' s tracksters g a i n t h e i r t h i r d M I A A c r o w n in f o u r y e a r s . This y e a r ' s c r o p o f f r e s h m e n c a n d i d a t e s is o n e o f the best in r e c e n t y e a r s . Freshmen Paul W i e g e r i n g , Jim H i l m e r t , a n d Ev N i e n h o u s e s h o u l d g i v e H o p e c o n s i d e r a b l e s t r e n g t h in t h e h u r d l e s . O t h e r f o p f r e s h m e n a r e Jim C o o p e r , 8 8 0 ; D a v e S p a a n , 4 4 0 ; Blaine T i m m e r , p o l e v a u l t ; Dick G a n t o s , discus; a n d J o h n D e F o u w , shot put. R e t u r n i n g l e t t e r m e n a r e D o n Y o r k , j a v e l i n ; J o h n D e V r i e s , p o l e v a u l t a n d b r o a d j u m p ; Tom C a r e y , d a s h e s ; D a v e H o n d o r p , 8 8 0 ; D o n B r o o k s f r a , h u r d l e s ; D a v e Kuyers, p o l e v a u l t ; a n d Ron Den U y l , d i s t a n c e .




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